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        History of the Hoppers

      London: W & R Chambers, circa, 1912. Quarto, 12 full sepia lithographs, illustrated, neat early ownership inscription on front endpaper; in the original full-colour illustrated boards, except for a few bumps at extremities and a small chip with slight loss at the base of the spine, in unusually good condition. An unusually fine copy of the first edition of this justly famous children's book following a family of anthropomorphised kangaroo characters - 'perhaps the best known story entirely devoted to the kangaroo' (Robert Holden, {i The Mint Exhibition}, 1985). This excellent copy is particularly notable for its largely intact spine, as the work is nearly always seen with rather extensive damage to this area, and is indeed very commonly rebacked. The book is illustrated with 12 delightful full page sepia lithographs as well as many textual illustrations. Set in Australia amongst a number of adorable native animals including a koala and an emu, the wonderful illustrations capture the Hopper family's many adventures as they run their general store. It has recently been shown the authors of this book were sisters Bessie and Nancy. The Parkers produced a number of picture books including {i Arctic Orphans, Lays of the Greys, }and {i Cinderella at the Zoo, }all with anthropomorphised animals.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The History of the Hoppers.

      London: 1912 - Sml. folio, 54pp, 12 charming full page lithographs of the Hopper family exploits. The Hoppers are a family of kangaroos. Orig. papered boards slt. worn at corners, carefully re-spined otherwise an extremely nice copy of this scarce book. Muir 5707. 'Perhaps the best known story entirely devoted to the kangaroo' (Robert Holden, The Mint Exhibition, 1985). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        EROICA (L'). Rassegna d'igni poesia diretta da Ettore Cozzani e Franco Oliva. Di questa eccezionale rivista disponiamo di due annate complete; il 1912, anno II: fascicoli I, II, III-IV-V, VI; il 1913, anno III: fascicoli I, II, III-IV, V, VI, VII, VIII (in realtà gli ultimi tre fascicoli sono numerati come I, II, e III fascicolo del secondo volume dell'anno III).

      - La Spezia, 1912-1913. I fascicoli, pur rilegati in 2 voll. in-4, mezza tela coeva con titolo e data dell'anno in oro sui dorsi, sono a pieni margini e conservano all'interno tutte le copertine (anteriori e posteriori) delle brossure originali. Ottime condizioni di conservazione. Corredati da decine di xilografie originali dirette, nel testo e fuori testo, in nero a più colori, dei più importanti xilografi italiani dell'epoca: Mantelli, Turina, Guerrini, Luperini, Nonni, Barbieri, Disertori, De Carolis, Giuliotti, Oliva, Metter de Zorn, Doudelet, Baccarini, Moroni, Dodero, Sensani, Cermignani, ecc., ecc. Segnaliamo alcune magnifiche tavole ripiegate di Nonni, anche a colori. Le prime annate di questa rivista, che terminò nel 1944, sono le più belle e preziose. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Titanic" Disaster. Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce United States Senate; directing the Committee on Commerce to investigate the causes leading to the wreck of the White Star Liner "Titanic"

      Washington: Government Printing Office. 1912. First. First edition. Senate Document No. 726 (62nd Congress, 2d Session, 1911-1912). Octavo. [2], iv, 1163pp., [3] folding charts. Complete as issued in the original beige publisher's cloth. Moderate soiling to the boards, very good or better. The complete transcript of 18 days of dramatic testimony given by 82 surviving passengers and crew within days of the disaster. The American inquiry, conducted by a special subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee and chaired by Senator William A. Smith began on April 19, 1912, thus preceding the British inquiry that began on May 2. An exceptional, well-preserved copy with all three folding charts in fine condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Catalogue des Tableaux Modernes. Aquarelles, Dessins. Pastels. Sculptures. Tableaux Anciens. Dessins Anciens. Objets d'Art & d'Ameublement... Madame la Marquise Landolfo Carcano

      Paris: Mes Lair-Dubreuil et Baudoin. 1912. First. First edition. Folio. Measuring 14.25" x 11.5" (36cm. x 29cm). 175pp., plus 91 exceptional aquatint photogravure plates. Contemporary green half morocco gilt with five raised bands and marbled paper covered boards. Wrappers bound in. One corner bumped, some modest wear at the corners, but a lovely else near fine copy with the armorial bookplate of Aubrey Vitet. Exceptionally elaborate auction catalogue. A very handsome volume. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Shanghai General Chamber of Commerce Hansard (all five)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) SHANG HAI ZONG SHANG HUI YI SHI LU ( QUAN 5 CE )

      Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House. was established in February 1912 of the Shanghai General Chamber of Commerce. is the formation of modern Shanghai s new national industrial and commercial business groups. Its predecessor. established in 1902 can be traced back to Shanghai business meeting hall. Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Lady's Pictorial- A Fashion and Society Paper for the Home.

      London. 1912. - Volume 63, #1628 for May 11, 1912- Summer Fashions Number. Profusely illustrated with spectacular period advertising, fashion plates, drawings, vignettes etc. Tall Folio. Sumptuously bound in half cloth and full colour pictorial boards depicting an interior scene of dinner at the elegant Savoy Hotel to front cover and full colour soap advertisement to rear cover. Certainly one of the most elusive of fashion periodicals, Ladies Pictorial presents an overwhelming abundance of Edwardian Fashion detail. A huge gallery of period advertising lends an evocative and nostalgic glimpse into early 20th century society, its fashions, its accessories and its lifestyles. Truly an impressive and unique social history. Covers mildly worn. A Very Good, Bright copy of this rare production. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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      1912 - Fine water colour painting of drawing room scene with a stylish lady in a rose print dress. Everything about the image has a marvellous feel of the art nouveau period with its deep colours, the furniture pictured and the fashion depicted. As usual Barbier's use of colour is stunning. Signed and dated on the bottom left hand corner. A fine fresh piece mounted and framed in dark wood frame. 25 cm x 17.5 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Modes et Manieres D'Aujourd'Hui. 1914 - 1919. Annees de Guerre Douze Guoaches de Georges Lepape. Douze Poemes de Henry-Jacques

      Collection Pierre Corrard, Paris - No. 164 of 300 limitation on Papier du Japon. This was a part of an immensely popular series of pochoir sets depicting fashion between 1912 and 1922, with a single issue for the war years, which appropriately carries a more somber tone in its illustrations and verse than the other issues released in more carefree times. Not that some of the joie de vivre and fashion flair is entirely absent here. Most striking about the pochoirs is the simplicity and efficiency of their representations. Georges Lepape was one of the foremost practictioners of the pochoir process, the peer of Georges Barbier, and here he shows himself as fluent at the bittersweet and tragic as at the light and frivolous. The twelve poems and illustrations have a flow and progression and thus this serves as a small lens on the war years and their tumult on the domestic front. The title page has a narrow band of darkening along the left side. The folder has a modest closed tear of the paper along the spine fold or joint. The ribbon tie is missing from the front but present in the rear. The decorated paper used to encase the loose sheets has a few minor tears along the vulnerable folds. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hike and the Aeroplane

      Stokes 1912 - First Edition, First Printing, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by SINCLAIR LEWIS on a pasted front endpaper. The book is very good condition with some rubbing to the spine and panels. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a REVIEW SLIP BY THE PUBLISHER LAID IN. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase to protect the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Hike and the aeroplane

      Stokes 1912 - First Edition. This is the true first edition of this scarce title seldom seen in this nice of condition. Most copies have the spine lettering worn off, but this copy doesn't. See the picture. The book has a tight binding, with light wear to the spine ends and to the extremeties. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a nice copy of this scarce title that includes a custom acedate dustjacket to protect the boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Hike and the Aeroplane

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1912 - A scarce copy of Sinclair Lewis' pseudonymous debut, a juvenile novel about the adventures of a 16 year old hero fighting a villainous captain. Published in a single, small print run of 1,000 copies, and like many authors, Lewis' embarassment over his early effort caused him not to allow Hike to be reprinted until 1979. Lewis' bibliographer notes that after a recent census was taken, just 35 copies were extant, and two others known in dustjacket. Octavo (19.5cm); gray pictorial cloth; 275pp; illus. Spine slightly sunned, some soil to text edges, with rubbing to the extremities and cover decorations and minor pull to rear endpaper; a Very Good copy, housed in a custom clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Number 22]

      M. Campion, Colombes 1912 - The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of motorized transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Airplanes. 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-1890s, 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 and was 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 in which 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. It was also quite labour intensive, and the studio of Gamy-Montaut therefore employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring. Hand-coloured pochoir print. Very good condition apart from a paper crease and some minor foxing in the bottom margin. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        China's Revolution 1911-1912. A Historical and Political Record of the Civil War. CIVIL WAR IN CHINA

      T Fisher Unwin 1912 - 8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece (original tissue guard present), title in red and black, 35 plates on 31 and 2 large folding maps on japon, half-title lightly spotted otherwise some very light and occasional marginal spotting to text; original pictorial blue cloth, upper elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, uncut, upper hinge cracked (but binding wholly sound), a remarkably bright, fresh, clean copy. Sold from an institution with its faint tape-marks on covers, bookplate on front paste-down, press-mark on front free endpaper and small blind stamp on title. Well-illustrated account of the revolution at Wuchang, Hankow and Hanyang. One of the first Caucasians to live in China for any length of time, Dingle was resident in Hankow at the outbreak and remained throughout the revolt. Includes a valuable set of otherwise unpublished photographs of localities, military detail and leading personalities (many of the images are from the Upward collection). The author was appointed FRGS and later founded the School of Mentalphysics in California. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Documentos Históricos de La Florida y La Luisiana: siglos XVI al XVIII. [Incluye la obra titulada: Relación de el descubrimiento, conquista y población de las provincias y costas de la FLORIDA.por D. IÑIGO ABAD Y LASIERRA, año de 1785. Tambien contiene profusion de documentos inéditos relativos a La Florida y La Luisiana tomados en los Archivos Histórico y de Indias, y en la Biblioteca Nacional]

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid:: Libr. General de Victoriano Suarez, 1912 [en la cubierta 1913].- VII,466 pp.; 4º (23 cm.); cuidada impresión sobre grueso y magnífico papel de hilo; Enc. en Media Piel.- (Biblioteca de los Americanistas).- Obra importante para el conocimiento de la historia de esos territorios que pertenecieron a España y ahora forman parte de los Estados Unidos. Como arriba se indica, muchas de las relaciones que contiene son inéditas, y por tanto publicadas por vez primera. La portadilla con una tenue marca de humedad en su ángulo inferior externo. RARA EDICION DE MUY CORTA TIRADA. Palau Nº 74892. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        A Young Man's Fancy

      [Indianapolis]: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1912 - This book features Coles' famous "fadeaway girl": a figure whose clothing matched, and disappeared into, the background First edition. 4to. Decorations by E. Stetson Crawford. Bound in original blind embossed brown cloth, near fine, in dustjacket with Coles Phillips design from full page image in text, edgeworn with piece from top corner of front panel and small chips to spine ends [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Gay & Hancock 1912 - circa 1912. Very good condition with no wrapper. Limited edition of 500 copies. 20 splendid tipped-in colour plates, reminiscent of Charles Robinson. Each plate has a captioned tissue guard. 267 pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Full vellum binding with gilt titles and decoration. Large, heavy format. SIGNED by Wilcox and Tennant to limitation page, this is copy no. 178. Cover edges and spine are just a little grubby. Silk ties are missing. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Untrimmed page edges are dusty and there is some very light fingering otherwise contents are clean. 1 plate has a very light crease to a lower corner, all others present and fine condition. [R] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Les peintres futuristes italiens.

      Bernheim jeune 1912 - - Bernheim jeune, Paris 1912, 12x16cm, agrafé. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers du catalogue de la première et importante exposition Futuriste à l'étranger. Deux minuscules taches marginales sans gravité sur le premier plat, sinon agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      MACMILLAN AND CO 1912 - RO40087068: 517 pages. with numerous illustrations, colour plates, panoramas and maps from original surveys. Tampon de bibliothèque. Personnal narrative of explorations in central Asia and westernmost China. In-8 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Mors arrachés. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 910-Géographie générale. Voyages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cinq Années d'Inspection

      Paris, Chapelot, 1912.. Thick royal octavo. Pp. xxiv, 647. Plus 20 halftone illustrations of battlefield situations, heightened in red crayon as issued, printed on 8 folding sheets loosely inserted in rear pocket. Original printed wrappers, upper wrapper bit chipped, brittle, stamps to prelims. In fine condition. An excellent copy. ~ First edition. The illustrations are of particular visual merit, being reproductions of sketches made by officers while in the field. All 20 are present, as called for. General Alexandre Percin, 1846-1928.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Bill The Minder

      London, Constable & Co.,, 1912. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, gilt titles, box design and raised bands to spine, gilt rule to boards, gilt titles and pictorial decoration to front board, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 16 colour plates and many monochrome illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. Signed on the limitation page by W. H. Robinson. A fine copy. Signed Limited Edition of 380 copies, of which this number 167.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Augener Ltd. 1912 - 1st 1912. Very good condition with no wrapper. De-luxe edition limited to 450 copies. Cream vellum binding, gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front cover. Very pretty illustrations in delicate pastel colours. Oblong format. All edges gilt. Rhymes set to music. SIGNED by illustrator. Covers ever so slightly marked, corners a little bumped and rubbed. Ties missing. Endpapers heavily foxed. Grubby fingermarks to some page margins but generally contents clean. A nice example - copy no. 4. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Our Old Nursery Rhymes

      London and New York: Augener Ltd, G Schirmer, 1912 Book. Very Good. Vellum. Signed by Author(s). Number 59 of 450 copies of this signed, limited edition of Le Mair's illustrated edition of Nursery Rhymes. Produced in oblong quarto format in cream vellum with an oval vignette to the upper board; ties absent. A very good copy with light marking to the vellum, no cracking to the hinges and a little foxing to the endpapers..

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        LA PICARA JUSTINA (3 vols.)

      Sociedad de Bibliofilos Madrileños - Imp. Fortanet, Madrid 1912 - . t.I 209 t.II 302 t.III 342 pp. 23x15,5 cm. Edición muy limitada, en papel hilo; conserva cubiertas orig. El tomo III es Un estudio Crítico de la obra que incluye extenso Glosario, con Adiciones y Apartado de Notas; Bibliografía. (GASTOS DE ENVIO INCLUIDOS EN EL PRECIO, para España, pago por transferencia) . NOVELA PICARESCA LITERATURA BARROCO NARRATIVA ESPAÑOLA CRITICA LITERARIA 31277 Z1-72 Oferta Especial: La librería Ducable Libros ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 20%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 560 euros. Muy buen estado, lig. golpe en punta t.I Enc. artesanal de época en holandesa en piel con puntas, corte sup. tintado [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Miniature Atlas of the Borough of the Bronx. Volume One [ONLY]. Vol. I - 23rd and 24th Ward

      Brooklyn and Manhattan: E. Belcher Hyde. 1912. First. First edition. Volume One (of Two). Large octavo. 412pp. Flexible red cloth gilt. Maps in Color. Seamless spine repair, corners a little worn, very good or better. Almost the entire volume consists of maps in color. Scarce. OCLC locates four sets, three in New York, one in Pennsylvania. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        F. S. Harmon & Company Furniture.

      F. S. Harmon & Co. Seattle. 1912-1913. - Lavishly illustrated catalogue of furniture and other domestic items bound in green cloth boards, 15 x 9.75 inches, secured with two large screw posts. Diagonal 2.5 inch loss of cloth on upper right corner of front cover, corners bumped, wear to extremities which is mostly light but with cloth worn through at lower corner of back cover. The cover page of the first section is loose and has been creased and repaired on the front with tape ("Supplement. September 1912"), the last page (featuring Bissell carpet sweepers and Fireless Cookers) is lightly creased with short edge tears. (Various interior pages are dated Fall 1911 and April 1913.) The volume contains over 600 illustrated pages in color and black and white. Contents (apart from first and last pages) are in very good condition, with very occasional short marginal tears. An uncommon furniture catalogue from a Pacific Northwest manufacturer. Contents divided by seven labeled tabs, most of which have tape repairs; each section is individually numbered (one section lacks pagination.) The tabs identify a particular line of goods: "Chairs, Rockers, Upholstered Furniture"; "Porch Furniture, Go-Carts, Refrigerators"; "Ex. Tables, Buffets, China Closets"; "Standard Library Tables, Book Cases"; "Office and Hall Furniture, Mirrors"; "Lace Curtains, Rugs, Linoleum, Drapery Sundries." A number of pictured items are stamped "discontinued." Pages for rugs and linoleum are particularly attractive (see illustrations). An impressive catalogue, presumably quite scarce, picturing domestic furniture, hardware, floor coverings, prams, lawn and porch furniture, refrigerators etc. from the early twentieth century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bill the Minder

      London: Constable & Co 1912. xvi, 256 pp. Gilt-decorated green cloth with illustrated paper onlay to front board. Spine slightly faded. Ink ownership inscription to fep. Colour frontis and 15 additional tipped-in colour plates illustrated by the author. Numerous b&w illustrations. A solid VG copy. . Very Good. Decorated Cloth. First Edition. 1912. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        Album of 17 original silver print coaching photographs, upper cover gilt- titled "'All Sport' / Plaza Hotel - Arrowhead Inn - Madison Square Garden / Nov. 23, 1912 / L. Moyes"

      New York, ca. 1912 - An album of exceptional interest, recording the excursion of two four-in- hand coaches (one, presumably driven by Mr. Moyes) beginning at the Plaza Hotel entrance, entering and going through Central Park and up Riverside Drive (past the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument) and thence along the Hudson and into the countryside, where they pose by what is presumably the Arrowhead Inn before returning to New York. On some stretches they share the road with automobiles, and there is a particularly fetching scene of one coach and two cars at a suburban intersection under the watchful eye of a mounted police sergeant. As many as ten elegantly-dressed, carnation- wearing passengers are shown seated atop one of the vehicles, which bears the lettering: "Claremont / Washington Heights / New Rochelle / Fordham", suggesting that it may be a public coach. We have been unable to trace Mr. Moyes (he was not, apparently a member of The Coaching Club) but on this outing at least, he and his friends seem to be having a good time while it lasted, before the ubiquitous automobile curtailed the sport on public roads. A SPLENDID PICTORIAL RECORD (COACHING) Oblong 8vo (10 x 13 inches). On front endpaper is pasted the business card of "Haas / Photographer / 546 Fifth Avenue New York City", presumably the studio of Robert Haas, an Austrian-born photographer. Each photo, about 5 x 8 inches, is mounted on hinged card stock on two-color under-mats, protected by glassine sheets--a very attractive presentation. Original blue calf, a little scuffed, bottom of spine worn, else fine. Witkin and London, Photograph Collector's Guide, p. 349

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        BELLS and Other Poems

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912]. First edition. Illustrated with 28 supeb colour plates by Edmund Dulac. 4to, publisher’s original olive cloth very generously decorated in gilt and blind in pictorial and figurative designs over the entire spine and upper cover, with gilt decorated endleaves. A pleasing, bright, clean and handsome copy with only light age mellowing. The plates are especially bright with all captioned tissue guards present. SCARCE AND BEAUTIFUL FIRST EDITION. “The Outlook” and “The Bookman” both commented that ”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.” Indeed, Dulac brings Poe’s genius to life with his worlds of swirling furies, forlorn moonlit maidens, and eerie fairy castles that seem to stumble away from reality into the edge of dream---or nightmare. One of Dulac’s most evocative creations.

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        Lucky Pehr (First Edition)

      Cincinnati, OH: Stewart Kidd and Co, 1912. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped example of the rare dust jacket. Book and jacket are lightly rubbed at a few extremities, else and exceptional copy of a key Strindberg drama.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Plato's Democratus - Sysifus - Kleitofon - Ion - Minos]

      [Fexis], 1912 - 72 pp. First Edition. Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957) was best known for penning Zorba the Greek. However, before his success he was hard-pressed to earn a living as a journalist. In 1907, as a young man he moved from Athens to Paris to absorb the high culture of France and study philosophy. He returned to Athens in 1910. Between 1911 and 1915 he collaborated with the Athens publishing house Fexis in translating works of ancient to modern Greece while he pursued his journalism. Translations of his books into other European languages did not appear until his old age, hence he found it difficult to earn a living by writing, which led him to write a great deal, including a large number of translations from French, German, and English, and curiosities such as French fiction and Greek primary school texts, mainly because he needed the money. His first book of Greek translations was published in 1911. This is his second book of Greek translation?of Plato's works. Despite being written in the same language, ancient and modern Greek do not convey the same "understanding" to their texts?therefore the need for a "translation." A rare work by Greece's most famous writer of modern literature; size: 8.25 x 5.5 inches. Seventeen sheets of adverts on newsprint at the end. Stain to front cover; else fine. See additional images provided. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Hollow of Her Hand

      Dodd, Mead and Company New York 1912 - First Edition. Limited Edition, ÒTwenty-five copies of this special edition on Imperial Japan Vellum were printed September, 1912, for private circulation. This is Number 8.Ó Tall octavo, original 3/4 faux vellum, orange boards, gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Signed and Inscribed by author on limitation page. Very Rare. Color plates throughout, illustrated by A. I. Keller. Very Good but for surface wear and cheap spine material worn and top spine end with cm tear and accompanying creasing. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Devil's Wind

      G. P. Putnam's Sons New York 1912 - First Edition. Wentworth's extremely scarce third novel, a work of intrigue and adventure set during the Indian Mutiny of 1857 in which an English couple escapes from the massacre at Cawnpore to the Indian countryside. Wentworth, best known for her mystery novels and series character Miss Silver, began her literary career with three romances before turning to the mystery genre. This title is the third such romance: the second work published in 1911, Little More Than Kin, is absent from any current catalogue of her works. This volume unique for retaining the original publisher's decorative and printed dustjacket. An extremely uncommon Wentworth title to be found thus. Near Fine in Good dustjacket, front panel edges showing wear, spine ends and flap corners with less than centimeter deep chipping, nickel sized chip at top front panel, small chip at mid-rear spine edge, lower rear panel fairly evenly chipped perhaps a half centimeter deep. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Account of Republican Convention 1912

      Np: Privately printed, Nd. Only Edition. Wraps. Very good. Quarto; pp; 53 pages printed on rectos only; original gray wrappers, string tied with red ribbon;. A "Typewritten account of the Republican National Convention in Chicago, June 13-21, 1912, by Nicholas Roosevelt, cousin of Theodore Roosevelt. Nicholas describes traveling by train from New York to Chicago with Theodore, Edith, and Kermit Roosevelt, and other members of the election party. During the convention, Nicholas describes meeting with Chicago Tribune reporter John Callan (Cal) O'Lauglin, working with his colleague Charles P. Curtis for the Roosevelt campaign and the Progressive Party, the theft of delegates by Taft Republicans and votes for Elihu Root. Also includes details on speeches given at the convention and the response from delegates. The account was constructed from diary entries and letters N. Roosevelt wrote to family members during the convention" . OCLC listing, #43562426. OCLC locates just a single copy at the Massachusetts Historical Society Library. Also accompanying this piece is a typed letter signed, (Tls) by Nicholas Roosevelt to William Roscoe Thayer, author of "Theodore Roosevelt, An Intimate Biography". Roosevelt is verifying some times that Thayer has inquired about. It appears that he was at factual odds with O. K. Davis who was also a participant in the Chicago 1912 events and wrote, "Released For Publication". Nicholas has verified that Davis has been incorrect "and your reputation for veracity is saved". A rare opportunity to own an incredibly scarce TR piece from the Bull Moose experience. Cousin Nicholas was close to TR all his young life.

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        The Devil's Wind

      G.P. PUTNAM'S SONS, NEW YORK & LONDON 1912 - Gold gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Good binding, clean body and unmarked text. However, light shelf wear, tanned fore edges, rubbed cover, tanned spine, and fraying threads. Beautiful copy!! DATE PUBLISHED: 1912 EDITION: 427 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La petite Fadette.

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs - A. & F. Ferroud, 1912. - Gr. in-8°, 205p. Edition de luxe numérotée 1/45 exemplaires sur Japon (deuxième papier après 20 exemplaires de tête sur vieux Japon, mais avant 210 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches, le tout représentant le tirage total). Illustré de 12 aquarelles originales par A. Robaudi, gravées en couleurs par E. Pennequin. Les 45 exemplaires sur Japon contiennent les planches en 3 états, dont l'eau-forte pure. En parfaite condition. Reliure demi-chagrin vert à coins, dos à nerfs avec titre doré à froid, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés.

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        Stonewall Jackson; Address of Colonel R. P. Chew, Chief of Horse Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia, Delivered at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, on the Unveiling of Ezekiel's Statue of General T. J. Jackson, June 19, 1912. SIGNED

      Lexington, Virginia: Rockbridge County News Print, 1912. First edition. Very Good +. This copy SIGNED twice in ink by Chew ("Compliments R.P. Chew"). 8vo, 64 pages, frontis, 1 plate & 1 map. Contemporary (or nearly so) full green cloth, upper wrap bound in, lower wrap lacking. Dornbusch III: 1448. OCLC locates 6 copies. Lacking lower wrap, slight shelfwear, half inch tear in the upper margin of the title page, previous owner's signature in pencil at the second blank, "Marlborough" in pencil in the margin of the first page of text. Originally issued in stiff paper wraps, this copy in cloth preserving the upper wrap. Provides the text of a lengthy address in which Chew reviews the career of Stonewall Jackson and recounts specifics of various engagements. Chew signs twice, on the upper wrap and again on the recto of the frontis. At age 18 Roger Preston Chew, of Charlestown, Virginia (now West Virginia), raised a company of men known as "Chew's Battery," which became part of the Laurel Brigade under Stonewall Jackson. He participated in all Jackson's campaigns until Jackson's death in May 1863. At age 20 Chew was promoted to the chief of Horse Artillery under J.E.B. Stuart. He served until the close of the war.

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        Barnsley V West Bromwich Albion 1912 (f.a. Cup Final) Football Programme

      1912 - Officail programme for the FA Cup final match between Barnsley and West Bromwich Albion, played at Crystal Palace on April 20th 1912. The crowd were left frustrated by a 0-0 draw, and the teams could only be separated in the replay a few days later, played at Bramall Lane, by a goal from Harry Tufnell of Barnsley in extra time. 25 x 32cm. Single sheet that has been professionally restored in a number of places. The central fold is beginning to split again from the bottom - this is an area that has already been restored once. Apart from the restoration the programme is very clean and in lovely condition. An extremely rare early programme.

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      Constable and Company Ltd., London 1912 - Laurence A118a: 2700 sheets printed, though only 1500 copies bound. Includes previously unpublished material. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Charlotte Shaw on the half title page for Carlos Blacker, a friend of Bernard Shaw's and a close friend of Oscar Wilde's to whom Wilde dedicated THE HAPPY PRINCE. Near Fine, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LES VAINQUEURS DE LA MER. Histoire générale de la marine.

      1912 - Paris, Ernest Flammarion, sans date [1912]. Grand in-8 (196 X 279) percaline rouge de l'éditeur ornée sur le premier plat d'une grande plaque polychrome, second plat orné des armes dorées de la ville de Paris avec la mention "République Française / Liberté - Egalité - Fraternité / Ville de Paris / Prix municipal", dos lisse orné d'un fer doré spécial représentant un navire, auteur et titre dorés, plats bisautés, tranches dorées (reliure de l'éditeur) ; 504 pages. Infimes griffures sur le premier plat, petite tache brune en tête du dos. EDITION ORIGINALE ornée de reproductions photographiques et de dessins, la plupart dans le texte, quelques-uns à pleine page. « La mer - Les peuples triomphants. Les transformations de la marine. La guerre et le commerce. La marine française et ses grands chefs. Les leçons de la guerre navale. Les grandes marines modernes. Ports et navires. Les grandes pêches. - Le sauvetage. Le rôle de la mer. L'avenir maritime de la France. ». (POLAK, 689). BEAU CARTONNAGE, en très bel état, proche de l'état de neuf. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft. Grundbegriffe der reinen Soziologie. Zweite erheblich veränderte und vermehrte Auflage.

      Curtius, Berlin 1912. XXIV, 312 Seiten. Leinen. - Stärkere Gebrsp. Einband gebräunt u. fleckig. Rücken eingerissen, Kapitale beschädigt. Vord. Innengelenk locker. Innen etwas gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten. Handschr. Eintrag "Friedrich Bauermeister 1915" (der Städteplaner u. Führer der Jugendbewegung?). Grundlagenwerk. Erste große Veröffentlichung des bed. Soziologen Ferdinand Tönnies (1855-1936), das erst in dieser 2. bearbeiteten Auflage zum Erfolg wurde (EA bereits 1887). Aus der Bibliothek d. Freiburger Politologen Arnold Bergstraesser. - Sehr selten

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      London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d.. [1912]. Large octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] 9-319 [320: printer's imprint], thirteen illustrations pasted to light brown mounts tipped in,. original pictorial light blue cloth over heavy bevel-edged boards, front and spine panels lettered in gold, dinosaur footprints stamped in blind on front, spine and rear panels, t.e.g., pictorial endpapers.. Spine panel just a bit faded, 14 mm closed tear in cloth at head of. spine panel, minor foxing to first and last few pages, private. owner's bookplate affixed to recto of front free endpaper, a near. fine, bright copy. (#75137). First edition, large paper copy, first issue. 1000 copies of the Presentation edition were prepared, but the first issue comprised only 190 copies. The remainder were bound later, most issued in 1914 in brown cloth, others distributed sometime later. The first Professor Challenger story, in which the scientist and his exploring party locate a remnant of the prehistoric world on a plateau in South America. Challenger's narrative "remains the most famous of its type and has served as a model since its publication." - Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-63. "... written as pure entertainment, and as such it is a huge success. It stands at the very end of an era of great adventure stories, and it is the equal of anything else in its genre." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1270-73. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-67; (1981) 1-63; (1987) 1-31; (1995) 1-31; and (2004) II-354. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 43. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 612. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 27. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 264. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. In 333. Bleiler (1987), p. 63. Reginald 04496. Green and Gibson A37c.

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