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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.

      [Bookseller: Austin's Antiquarian Books]
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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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        SELECTED PASSAGES FROM THE WORKS OF BERNARD SHAW. Chosen by Charlotte F. Shaw

      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]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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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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        THE LOST WORLD: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE RECENT AMAZING ADVENTURES OF PROFESSOR GEORGE E. CHALLENGER, LORD JOHN ROXTON, PROFESSOR SUMMERLEE, AND MR. E. D. MALONE OF THE "DAILY GAZETTE."

      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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        The Lost World. Being an account of the recent amazing adventures of Professor George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee, and Mr. E. D. Malone of the "Daily Gazette"

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912]., 1912. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. (vii) + 319. With photographic portrait frontispiece of members of the expedition, plates and map. Elegantly hand-bound in full dark blue oasis morocco leather with gilt titles and raised bands to spine; original cover preserved at rear. Top edge gilt. Internally very clean.A fine copy in attractive recent binding. The first Challenger novel, in which our hero travels to a Lost World in the Amazon forest where dinosaurs, Pterodactyls and ape men could still exist. Green & Gibson A37. Also Bleiler; The Guide to Supernatural Fiction.

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        HISTOIRE DE BEARN - TOME I ET II

      GARET 1912 - R300059010: 452 + 744 pages. Quelques gravures dans le texte, bandeaux, lettrines et culs de lampe. Quelques accrocs minimes sur couvertures. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Non coupé Classification Dewey : 908.447-Régionalisme : Aquitaine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Star-Treader and Other Poems, SIGNED

      San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1912. First Edition, Signed on first page by Smith with a few hand corrections on the text. Near fine condition with very good to near fine jacket. Jacket has slight discoloration on spine. Really clean and beautiful copy of this book of poems by the "Keats of the Pacific."

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        AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF HIS ETCHED WORK. With introductory essay & descriptive notes on each plate by Frank Rinder.

      James Maclehose and Sons. Glasgow. 1912 - LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (10.6 x 8 inches). One of 200 copies, from a total edition of 700 for England and America, on hand made paper and with the plates printed as proofs on Japanese Vellum. Each of these 200 special copies has an original print of the etching "The Lion and the Unicorn" , signed by Cameron, as the frontis and is numbered and initialed by the publishers. The etching was not issued separately. Illustrated throughout with 434 etchings, each with the original measurements, date of the plate, number printed and other general notes by Frank Rinder. Some occasasional light offsetting from the plates to the text pages opposite but generally it is faint where it occurs. Endpapers a bit browned but overall a very good clean and tidy copy in the publishers original delux binding of beige cloth on the boards with a white vellum spine, lettered and ruled in gilt. A few minor spots to the vellum but it is still clean and white and the gilt still bright and vibrant. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A very good copy of this beautifully illustrated and well produced book. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        William Strang Catalogue Of His Etched Work 1882-1912 WITH William Strang Supplement To The `Catalogue Of His Etched Work 1882-1912'

      James Maclehose and Sons & Maclehose, Jackson and Co, Glasgow 1912 - (17) 247 & (31) 106 pages. 26 x 17 cm. Publiished 1912-1913. Volume I: Limited edition, copy 43 of 130 with a print of the etching of Mr. Granville Barker, signed by Strang; Supplement, Limited edition, one of 300. Vol.I illustrated with 544 reproductions; *Supplement illustrated with 179 reproductions. The Supplement compiled by Strang brings the etchings catalogued up to the year 1920, and includes a number of items dated before 1912 but omitted in that volume. Catalogue of Etchings, Alphabetical Index of Etchings, and Index of Subjects appear in both volumes. His etchings for the "Pilgrims Progress", "Ancient Mariner" were highly praised. He also illustrated some of Rudyard Kipling's stories. He was one of the original members of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers. In 1902 together with his fellow Scot, D.Y. Cameron resigned from the Society in protest against the inclusion in its exhibitions of etched or engraved reproductions of pictures. Spine labels chipped, owner inscription (Vol.I only) and back cover cover Vol.I slightly mottled. Orig. navy cloth, backstrip paper labels. Teg. Very good. 2 vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Origines Golfianae: The Birth of Golf and its Early Childhood as revealed in a chance-discovered Manuscript from a Scottish Monastery - with original slipcace and authors' insert

      The Elm Tree Press 1912 - The Elm Tree Press. Woodstock, Vt., 1912. 58 pages plus 2 photo reproduction from the manuscript and illustration of the same. Authors' 2 page insert which is often missing and titled "To the Readers of this Book" included, has 1/4" spot stain. Floral tile print paper laid down on paper boards with green cloth spine and black lettering on white cloth paper label applied to spine. The paper label has a scuff on the bottom right corner making the book and insert "Extra-Fine" instead of "As New". The rust brown slipcase is sun faded on the top, spine, bottom and around the perimeter of the sides. The black and white paper label on the back strip of the case is intact and perfect but has a soiled streak from its top to bottom, thus very good. A scarce book with even less available slipcase. Purchased from the publisher in 1912 and on a bookcase shelf in Woodstock, Vt. since then. NOT EX-LIBRARY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NOS CONTEMPORAINS, VOLUME SPECIAL, EXTRAIT COMPOSE D'APRES CHOIX, ANNEE 1911-1912, ALBUM ILLUSTRE BIOGRAPHIQUES, D'APRES DES DOCUMENTS AUTHENTIQUES

      Le Pecq 1912 - RO40140985: Env. 200 pages. Illustré de nombreuses photographies héliogravées en noir et blanc, grand format, sur planches hors texte. Dos manquant. 1er plat détaché. Plats très abîmés. Pages de garde se détachant. Dir. Clément Deltour. Avant-propos de M.A. Mézières. Juliette Adam. Louis Andrieux. Le Docteur d'Arsonval. François Coppée. Davout. Edouard Detaille. Armand Fallières. Princesse de Faucigny-Cystria. Dr Georges Barré. Princesse de Faucigny-Lucinge. In-Plano Relié. Etat passable. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 944.081-IIIe République, 1870-1945 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kostenvoranschlag zur Errichtung des Amtsgebäudes der Berufsgenossenschaftlichen Unfallversicherungsanstalt für österr. Eisenbahnen, Wien VI, Theobaldgasse 9, zu erbauen auf der Parzelle Ecke Wienzeile / Joanelligasse. Typoskript und Handschrift, 28 S. Papierumschlag mit schwarzgelber Kordel. Wien (1912). 4°.

      0 - Dokument einer frühen, großen Arbeit des mit Viktor Adler befreundeten Architekten, der zuvor das Arbeiterheim Favoriten errichtet hatte. Baumeister und Eisenbeton, Eisenbetonarbeiten, Zimmermannsarbeiten (Stadtbaumeister Hans Irschik). Gedruckter Briefkopf von Gessner, Stempel von Irschik auf dem Umschlag. Die heutige VAEB befindet sich in der Linken Wienzeile und wurde 1914 fertiggestellt. An der Fassade Figuren von Anton Hanak. Sprache: deu [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bill the Minder.

      London, Constable & Co., 1912 - Quarto. Original vellum, title and elaborate pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, silk ties. Minor foxing, otherwise fine copy. Scarce. With sixteen colour plates and many monochrome illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. Limited Edition of 380 copies of which this number 131. Signed by the author. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        MEYERS GROSSES - KONVERLATIONS-LEXIKON - EIN NACHTCHLAGEMERK DES AFFGEMEINEN WIFFENS - 24 TOMES

      BIBLIOGRAPHIFCHES INFTITUT AG 1912 - RO30059005: Environ 1000 pages par numéros. Ouvrage en allemand. Nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors texte. Nombreuses planches illustrées de chromolithographies en couleurs avec serpentes. Quelques cartes en couleurs dépliante. Tranches vertes. Pièce de titre bordeaux. Pièce de tomaison bordeaux. Titre, tomaison et ornements dorés. Epidermures. Tome 1 (903 pages) : A bis Aftigmatismus : état passable : fortes mouillures, 5 premières pages collées. Premier plat détaché, manque sur le premier plat. Tome 2 : Aftilbe bis Bismarck (914 pages). Tome 3 : Bismarck-Archipel bis Chemniss ( 924 pages). Tome 4 : Chemnisser bis Differenz (907 pages). Tome 5 : Differenzgetchafte bis Erde (912 pages) : mouillures. Tome 6 (908 pages) : Erdeeffen bis Franzén. Tome 7 : Franzensbad bis Glashaus (904 pages) : état passable : mouillures. Tome 8 : Glashütte bis Hautflügler (908 pages) : état passables : mouillures. Tome 9 : Hautgewebe bis Ionicus (908 pages) : état passables : fortes mouillures, dernières pages collées. Tome 10 : Ionier bis Kimono (908 pages). Tome 11 : Kimpolung bis Kyzikos (906 pages). Tome 12 : Is bis Lyra (908 pages). Tome 13 : Lyrik bis Mitterwurzer (926 pages). Tome 14 : Mitterwald bis Ohmgeld (926 pages). Tome 15 : Ohmichen bis Plakatfchriften (928 pages). Tome 16 : Plaketten bis Rinteln (952 pages). Tome 17 : Rio bis Schönebeck (952 pages). Tome 18 : Schöneberg bis Sternbedeckung (952 pages). Tome 19 : Sternberg bis Vector (1024 pages). Tome 20 : Velda bis ZZ (1055 pages). Tome 21 : Ergänzungen und Nachträge (1031 pages). Tome 22 : Jahres-Supplement 1909/1910 (964 pages). Tome 23 : Jahres-Supplement 1910 / 1911(1008 pages). Tome 24 : Jahres-Supplement 1911 / 1912 (1020 pages). In-8 Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Mors fendus. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 430-Langues germaniques. Allemand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BILL THE MINDER

      - ROBINSON,W.HEATH. BILL THE MINDER. London: Constable 1912. Very large thick 4to, full vellum binding (rubbed), the front endpapers and 6 other pages have pastel color marks on them else VG clean and tight. The very scarce LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 380 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY ROBINSON! Printed entirely on hand-made paper, the quality of the black and white illustrations in this limited edition is far superior to those in the trade edition, and the mounted color plates seem to be sharper and richer in color. Really a masterwork, issued in a very small limitation. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bill the Minder

      Constable & Co 1912, London - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        Historical Erotic Epistolary from the 1910s with More than One Hundred Original Color and Black and White Drawings

      Full-Leather. A unique look at human sexuality and literary Romantic love in the early part of the twentieth century during the colonial and modernist eras. As noted by the famous French philosopher Michel Foucault in his "repressive hypothesis,” the age of Victorian repression clearly produced non-traditional expressions of lust. The epistolary consists of an original diary and correspondence between two lovers from 1912 to approximately 1916. It is written primarily in English with some excerpts in Italian. The primary diarist is presumed to be an Italian officer during the colonial era of the early 20th century involving Italy, Britain and the "Mad Mullah" in the Benadir region of East Africa. The other correspondent is probably a British lady living in Tuscany at the time. The epistolary includes more than one hundred original drawings of various sexual acts, most of which are in color and include detailed descriptions of the scenes depicted. Some images are watercolors, some pastels, and others are simple pencil sketches. The size and type of paper used varies greatly. The letters were bound at least twice. The current binding is red leather with raised bands on the spine, and gilt decorations on cover and spine. The volume comes in slipcase and it measures approximately 20x30 cm. The first and last few pages have some stains but most of the letters and drawings are remarkably well preserved. Scans of some of the drawings and pages are available on request. ; Curiosa .

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        État Général des Tapisseries de la Manufacture des Gobelins depuis son Origine jusqu'à nos Jours 1600-1900. Tome V. Période du Dix-Neuvième Siècle 1794-1900

      Paris : Imprimerie Nationale 1912 - ~ Prólogo de Fernand Calmettes ~ Nombreuses figures in-texte et 19 héliogravures hors-texte ~ Exemplaire nº 183 de 325 ~ Demi-maroquin de grain large à coins, tranche sup. dorée, entièrement non rogné, avec les couvertures de brochure conservées ~ XII+466p ~ 40x30x4cm. ~ Reliure impeccable, qq. feuilles avec des rousseurs, autres avec rousseurs éparses, mouillures a l'angle sup. droit ~ Heavy item, circa 3.9 Kg. Extra postage costs will apply / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handbook of British East Africa 1912. Illustrated and with Two Maps.

      The Caxton (B. E. A.) Printing & Publishing Co.,, Nairobi - British East Africa, 1912 - Nairobi - British East Africa, The Caxton (B. E. A.) Printing & Publishing Co., 1912. 8°. XXIII, 314 S. OLwd. mit goldgepr. Titel, Einband schwach fleckig, sonst ordentlich. (s. Foto). Sprache: eng OLwd. mit goldgepr. Titel, Einband schwach fleckig, sonst ordentlich. (s. Foto). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Financier

      Harper 1912 - First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by Thodore Dreiser on a hand written letter laid into the book. A spectacular dustjacket that has benefitted from light restoration to the spine ends not affecting any lettering. This original first state dustjacket is seldom seen in this nice of condition. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this true first edition in collector's condition SIGNED by the author. We buy Dreiser First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift des Vereins für Geschichte Schlesiens. Herausgegeben u.a. von Konrad Wutke, Erich Randt, Ernst Maetschke und Karl Eistert. Bände 46 bis 77 mit 1 Registerband (zu den Bänden 36-47). Insgesamt 28 Bände (beinhaltet 2 Mehrfachbände mit je 4 bzw. 3 Zeitschriften).,

      Breslau, Ferdinand Hirt; Breslau, Trewendt & Granier 1912-1943. - Teils mit Frontispizen, Tafeln oder ausfaltbaren Karten, Ab dem Jahre 1912 bis zur kriegsbedingten Einstellung im Jahre 1943 geschlossene Folge der wichtigen landeskundlichen Zeitschrift, die ab 1855 erschienen war, in einem sehr guten Exemplar. - Aus dem Inhalt: Band 46: "Zu Colmar Grünhagens Gedächtnis" (Otto Meinardus), "Leonhard David Hermann, Pastor zu Massel" (Richard Nitschke), "Beiträge zur Geschichte des Fürstentums Breslau. III. Die Kreuzherren im Landkreise Breslau" (Paul Dittrich) u.a. - Band 48: "Die Gründung des Kollegiatsstifts Unser Lieben Frau in Groß Glogau" (Lambert Schulte), "Die schlesischen Besitzungen des Coelistinerklosters Oybin" (Konrad Wutke), "Der Verstoß Kaiser Ferdinands II. gegen die Piastenherzöge (1629)" (Julius Krebs), "Der Trebnitzer Grundbesitz des schlesischen Herzogs im 12. Jahrhundert" (Erich Missalek), "Die ehemalige Pfarre zu Altenlohm (Kr. Goldberg-Haynau) 1305 bis 1335. Ein Beitrag zur Heimatskunde. Teil II" (Julius Schiller), "Die Ehrentafel der Schlesier 1806/07" (Arthur Kern, mit Namenslisten) u.a. - Band 49: "Das Erbe der schlesischen Piasten und der große Kurfürst" (Dr. Georg Friedrich Preuß). - "Neue Dlugossiana" (Fr. Lambert Schulte). - "Beiträge zur Geschichte der Stadt Reichenstein 1540-1740" (Julius Krebs). - Band 50: "Die Schlacht bei Liegnitz am 13. Mai 1634" (Arnold Zum Winkel), "Die Oelser Lehnsübertragung vom Jahr 1648" (Martin Feist), "Die Familie von Scharffenberg. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Reichensteiner Bergbaus" (Julius Krebs), "Beiträge zur Einführung der Verwaltungsreform von 1808 bei den schlesischen Regierungen" (E. Breitbarth) u.a. - Band 51: "Breslauer Hochzeitsordnungen vom 14. bis ins 18. Jahrhundert", "Preußisch-österreichische Anleiheverhandlungen im Jahre 1703. Ein Beitrag zur Vorgeschichte der Erwerbung Schlesiens" (Loewe), "Die Herkunft der Breslauer Bischöfe Thomas I. und Thomas II."; "Studien zur älteren schlesischen Geschichte; Die Entstehungszeit des Marienwallfahrtsortes Wartha i. Schl. Eine quellenkritische Untersuchung" (Knauer), "Aus der Vergangenheit des Reichensteiner Bergbaus 1540-1811" (Krebs) u.a. - Band 52: "Böhmen und Polen im 10. Jahrhundert" (Robert Holtzmann). - "Beiträge zur ältesten Geschichte Polens" (Dr. Lambert Schulte), "Heinrich der Bärtige zum zweitenmal Herzog von Krakau" (Witold Lodynski), "Beiträge zur geschichtlichen Ortskunde von Ratibor" (Paul Knötel), "Sylvius Nimrod, Herzog von Oels" (Martin Feist), "Aus der Vergangenheit des Reichensteiner Bergbaus" (J. Krebs), "Nachruf für Joseph Jungnitz" (mit Schriftenverzeichnis und Porträt). - Band 53: "Otto Meinardus. Ein Lebensbild" (Konrad Wuttke über den in Jever geborenen Archivar), "Die Dombibliothek zu Breslau im ausgehenden Mittelalter" (Maria Fliegel), "Breslaus großstädtische Entwicklung unter Georg Bender (1891-1912)" (Adolf Heilberg), "Stadtgemeinde und Kirchenwesen in Breslau 1891-1912" (Richard Spaeth) u.a. Aufsätze mit meist Breslauer Themen (vor allem in der Festgabe). Angebunden die "Festgabe des Vereins.zum siebzigsten Geburtstage.Georg Bender.1918". - Band 59: "Das Kataster Friedrichs des Großen und seine Bedeutung für die schlesische Agrargeschichte" (Friedrich Eschrich, S. 29-73) u.a. - Band 61: "Aus Schreibstube und Bücherei des ehemaligen Zisterzienserklosters Heinrichsau" (C. H. Rother), "die fränkische Hufe" (Heinrich von Loesch), "Die Weiß- und Sämischgerberei in Breslau bis zum Dreißigjährigen Kriege" (Maria Breuer), "Zur Geschichte des Geschlechts der Gallici (Walch) und ihres Grundbesitzes in Schlesien 13./16. Jahrhundert" (Konrad Wutke), "Ein Schweidnitzer Formularbuch Johanns von Neumarkt" (Emil Schieche) u.a. - Band 62: "Die Erschließung des Riesengebirge bis zum Jahre 1700" (Herbert Gruhn), "Alt-Niederschlesisches Fayencenfabriken", "Die topographischen Karten (Landesaufnahmen) Schlesiens aus der Zeit Friedrichs des Großen" (Theodor Maschke) u.a. - Band 63: "Locatio. Zur Begriffssprache und Geschichte der deutschen Kolonisation" (Richard Roeb [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IRISH HOME RULE.----Bound with.THE LIBERAL GOVERNMENT AND NAVAL POLICY. Speeches delivered by the Rt.Hon.Winston Churchill,M.P.

      The Liberal Publication Department.London.,1912 - FIRST EDITIONS OF 2 RARE SPEECHES.Bound into a volume of the Pamphlets and leaflets for 1912 by the Liberal Publication Department complete with 18 other speeches on subjects including Home Rule,Free Trade,The House of Lords,and International relations and Armaments.Includes speeches by Asquith and Lloyd George,a folding colour map of Ulster and a collection of Liberal leaflets.Irish Home Rule with front and rear cover.16pp.--The Liberal Government with both covers.24pp.The whole collection bound by the Liberal Publication Department in quarter green morocco,lettered in gilt.The spine has faded to brown and shows loss to the top half inch.Edges rubbed.Overall the binding has done its job of keeping the pamphlets in fine condition.Two rare items from Churchill's early political career bound with contemporary speeches which show them in context with the other issues of the period.--Woods A20(a), & A21.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two speech pamphlets: Irish Home Rule delivered 8 February 1912 and The Liberal Government and Naval Policy delivered 18 March 1912

      The Liberal Publication Department, London 1912 - Here are original, first printing pamphlet publications of two seminal Churchill speeches. The first is Churchill's controversial 8 February 1912 speech in Belfast supporting Irish Home Rule. The second is Churchill's 18 March 1912 speech in the House of Commons - his first time as First Lord of the Admiralty introducing the Navy budget and setting British strategy to counter Germany in a naval arms race. Both pamphlets feature Churchill's resolute and eloquent independence, showing the character that later carried him through political isolation in the 1930s into the hard-won triumphs of World War II. Both pamphlets are in pristine condition, being bound in the volume "Pamphlets and Leaflets 1912" issued by the Liberal Publication Department in 1913. These bound compilations were issued annually - usually in utilitarian bindings with black morocco spines over ribbed green cloth boards. This scarce 1912 volume bears two important, rare, and keenly sought original Churchill speech pamphlets. Irish Home Rule is a 16-page wire stitched pamphlet in paper covers, published by The Liberal Publication Department and printed by Page & Thomas, Ltd., Chesham. Churchill's family had supported unyielding British control over Ireland. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, won political victories through his support of the Unionists in Ulster. Over time, Winston came to support Home Rule, spurred by the successful example of South Africa, where he had been so involved in his early career. On 8 February 1912 Winston spoke in Belfast in favor of Home Rule - the same Belfast where his father, Lord Randolph, famously opposed Home Rule, declaring in 1886 "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right." Winston's 1912 reply: "Why cannot this great settlement be made? We have made friends with our enemies; can we not make friends with our comrades too?" This was a major and controversial event, involving extraordinary precautions to protect Churchill's physical safety from hostile crowds. The Home Rule crisis of 1912-1914 was sidelined by the outbreak of World War I. Nonetheless, Churchill would ultimately introduce the Irish Free Sate Bill, which won passage in 1922. The Liberal Government and Naval Policy is a 24-page wire-stitched pamphlet in paper covers published by The Liberal Publication Department and printed by the National Press Agency Ltd., London. In 1911, Churchill was offered the prize Cabinet position of First Lord of the Admiralty, which he held until 1915 when blame for the Gallipoli disaster forced his resignation. In 1912, a global naval arms race was in full swing among the great powers. Until Germany began flexing naval muscle in 1911, Churchill was reluctant to squander public money and favored building fewer Dreadnought battleships than some of his Cabinet peers. But in February of 1912 Churchill called for formation of an additional Battle Squadron in Home waters and an increase in the number of ships, stating "there is no longer any financial saving to be looked for." His Naval budget and policy speech in the House of Commons 18 March 1912 laid out plans to address the German threat and ensure Dreadnought supremacy. Churchill's speech was praised for candor and clarity. To his credit, Churchill sought to leverage peace from the position of increased strength; in the months following his speech, Churchill pressed - unsuccessfully - to reduce Anglo-German tension and temporarily halt naval construction. Both of these rare speech pamphlets encapsulate pivotal evolutions in Churchill's personal and political character. The speech pamphlets are perfectly preserved within the binding. The binding itself is in near-fine condition. The pebble grain leather spine shows very light sunning, but retains bright gilt, shows only minor wear at the spine ends, and remains supple with no cracks. The ribbed green cloth boards are bright and clean. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A35.1 & A36, Woods A20(a) & A21. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Netherlands Railways.

      No date. Ca. 1912-1920s? - Color lithograph poster, sheet size 40 1/2 x 29 inches, professionally mounted on linen making scarcely noticeable the following: three tears into image; edge tears and light abrasion to margins, light soiling to upper right corner. Two filled areas (1 x 2 inch areas of paper loss filled in) to margins. Image is clean and bright. Gorgeous vintage poster featuring trees, a field of colorful tulips, windmill and distant cityscape, with a wonderful Art Nouveau quality to the decorative tulip border. Text under image reads: For All Information About Travel in Holland, Apply to the: Official Tourist Office, The Hague, 30 Hooge Nieuwstraat. Netherlands Chamber of commerce in New-York Inc., 44 Beaver Street. Holland American Chamber of Commerce for the Pacific Coast States (Inc.) San Francisco, 699 Mills Building, 216 Montgomery Street. Illustrated guidebooks, pamphlets, maps etc. free on application.

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        Inspiring, signed original typed letter (TLS) from Booker T. Washington and Ephemera

      Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee 1912 - [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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Being the Adventures of Hungry Peter, the Pig;Rufus, the Cat; Humpty & Dumpty, the Rabbits; Rags, the Dog; Master Quack,the Duckling; and Forager, the Puppy. Told by May Byron

      Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1912, - ALDIN, Cecil. Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Being the Adventures of Hungry Peter, the Pig; Rufus, the Cat; Humpty & Dumpty, the Rabbits; Rags, the Dog;Master Quack, the Duckling; and Forager, the Puppy. Told by May Byron andIllustrated with many Full-Page Pictures in Colour. London : Henry Frowde /Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Each of the six sections consists of 6 numberedleaves, six title leaves, and six plates. Illustrated with 30 Full-Page Colour Plates and Six Double-Page Colour Plates. 4to, light brown cloth spine,light brown paper over boards, gilt lettering and colour pictorial onlay to front board, gilt lettering and dog illustration to spine. Spine rebacked, some wear to corners and edges, foxing to all three edges and most leavesbut not on plates, else a very good copy. 1,500.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Salome

      John Lane, The Bodley Head London 1912 - First Edition Thus, newly translated and cited as the most authoritative translation from the French. Original green cloth, gilt top page edge, duodecimo. Sixteen Aubrey Beardsley illustrations. Perhaps the best known translation of Wilde's classic piece of theatre, with Beardsley's famously risque illustrations. Near Fine in the scarce printed and decorative dustjacket, darkening to spine, shallow spine end chips, few nicks to flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Correspondance générale de Chateaubriand, publiée avec introduction des sources, notes et tables doubles, par Louis Thomas, 5 Tomes

      Homoré et édouard Champion 1912 - Édition originale tirée à 1210 exemplaires, le tome 1 porte le numéro 607, également en frontispice le portrait de chateaubriand, 403 pages très bon état seules quelques rousseurs sur la tranche, le tome 2 de 1912, très bon état, 397 pages. Le tome 3 de 1913, état correct, le premier plat menace de se détacher, un portrait de madame de Marigny en frontispice, 378 pages, Le tome 4 de 1913, état moyen, mors fendu et menace de se détacher, également à l'intérieur un portrait en pied de chateaubriand, 400 pages; tome 5 de 1924, très bon état, 296 pages. Tous ces volumes ont appartenu à l'université catholique d'Angers, et comportent quelques tampons de bibliothèque discrets. In-8 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Bells and Other Poems by Edgar Allen Poe with Illustrations by Edward Dulac

      Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1912. Hardcover First Edition. Language: English. Condition: Very Good/None First Edition limited to 750 copies of which this is #476. SIGNED by Dulac, with publisher's notice laid in of an Edmund Dulac Exhibition in London. Original full vellum boards, cream-colored with ornate gilt bells decoration carried over to spine, somewhat soiled and ever-so-slightly warped, without tie closure. 28 exquisite, color-saturated mounted plates protected by captioned tissue leaves with smaller sepia and black line drawings throughout. Page edges are untrimmed except for top edges finished in gilt. Unpaginated large 4to, 10 1/4 x 12 1/2. End papers are tanned with age. Light toning to page edges, but interior is clean. Binding is sound and square. Extra shipping for weight. Ships from US. Signed

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        THE CROCK OF GOLD. Inscribed

      MacMillan, London 1912 - Stephens, James. THE CROCK OF GOLD. Inscribed. London: Macmillan, 1912. First Edition. Crown 8vo, v, 312, [2] pp. A near fine example with a lengthy presentation from the author on the front free endpaper. Also signed with his stamped monogram. An excellent example of a much sought after book, a unique mixture of philosophy, Irish folklore & the neverending battle of the sexes all with charm, humour & good grace. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Olympische Spiele 1912. Stockholm.

      135 Seiten, 27x35cm, Leinen, zahlreiche Fotoabb. und Fototafeln, Wagner, Zürich 1912.. Umfangreiches großformatiges Werk mit 200 Fotoabbildungen und 20 Bildtafeln. -Original Leineneinband, mit Vorwort Eichenberger im Einleger. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Zustand: B.

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        Journal Des Dames et Des Modes (Supplements, 1912-14)

      Paris: Bureaux du Journal des dames. (1912-1914). First. First edition. 70 separate issues (Supplements), without the plates: Preface (with the wraps for two bound volumes laid-in); Supplement Nos. 1 (1 June 1912) - No. 38 (10 June 1913); Supplement Nos. 48 (20 September 1913) - No. 79 (1 August 1914). A fine collection of separate issues in the original wrappers, untrimmed and unopened, lacking the pochoir plates. The "Journal Des Dames et des Modes" was published from June 1912 to August 1914. Issued the 1st, the 10th and the 20th of each month, each number included supplements containing short articles, commentaries, and/or poetry. Notable contributors include Jean Cocteau, Henri Duvernois, Marcel Boulenger, and others. Rene Colas. Bibliographie generale du costume et de la mode, v. 1 (590). .

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        La guerre des boutons.

      Mercure de France 1912 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1912, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse, seul tirage avec 19 Hollande. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline ocre, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron central doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin marine, plats de papier marbré, reliure moderne. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Un infime manque marginal en tête de la page de faux-titre ainsi qu'une pâle mouillure s'amenuisant au fil des pages suivantes. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jedermann. Das Spiel vom Sterben des reichen Mannes. Siebente Auflage.

      Berlin, Fischer, 1912. - 106, (6) SS. Halbleinen der Zeit. Erstmals mit der Vorrede Hofmannsthals. - Durchschossenes Regieexemplar des Theaterregisseurs Herbert Waniek (1897-1949) mit dessen Namenszug auf dem Vorsatz sowie zahlreichen Notizen, teils mit kleinen Zeichnungen versehen, im Text und auf den Durchschußblättern (zwischen sämtlichen Textblättern eingebunden). Die Jedermann-Inszenierung am Stadttheater in Brünn war eine von Wanieks frühesten Regiearbeiten. In der Hauptrolle trat der berühmte, dem Ensemble des Deutschen Volkstheaters in Wien angehörige Wilhelm Klitsch (1882-1941) auf. Klitsch hat auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz verso eine fünfzehnzeilige Widmung an seinen "innigst geliebten Freund Zeitl" eingetragen, datiert "Brünn, 8. Juni 1922" und signiert "Wilh.", "für seine prachtvolle Mitarbeit an meinem ersten Versuch, den Jedermann zu spielen". Eingeklebt ferner zwei Theaterzettel zu den Brünner Jedermann-Aufführungen vom 8. Juni 1922 und 4. April 1923, jeweils unter der Regie von Waniek und mit Klitsch in der Titelrolle. 1925 wurde das Exemplar schließlich von Hofmannsthal selbst auf dem Vortitel signiert. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt; Einband beschabt und bestoßen. Beiliegend 10 Fotokarten einer Salzburger Jedermann-Aufführung. Vgl. Jacoby 36. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Charles Dickens 20 Volumes

      U. K.: Gresham Publishing Co, 1912. Standard Edition: !/4 bound in light brown leather with cloth boards. Coloured frontispiece, illustrated with two tone plates to all volumes. All volumes have been used so there is some general wear. A few volumes have minimal wear to head of spines and two have small closed tears. Vol XiX has rubbing to tail of spine and small stain. Vol XX front bottom corner rubbed with a few scratched to front. Three volumes have slight bumps to side edge. Text and illustrations are very clean and firm. A bright, attractive set which is much nicer than it sounds.THE IS A VERY HEAVY SET AND WILL INCUR EXTRA POSTAGE. . Hardback. Very Good +. Illus. by Various.

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        The Rowfant Club John Hay Medal (1912).

      Struck at the U. S. Mint for Ambrose Swasey of the Rowfant Club, Cleveland, Ohio (1912). # 33 of 170. - From the Clark Bibliography of Rowfant Club Publications (p. 74; 1925): "[John] Hay Medal designed and executed by Victor David Brenner, 1912, lettered 'John Hay/the Rowfant Club, Cleveland'; obverse, bust of John Hay; reverse, female figure with globe of the Americas and rolled chart of China coastline, with monogram V. D. B., lettered 'Open door in the Far East.' Issued [Cleveland] 1912. Bronze medal, 3" in diameter, 3/16" thick [.] 170 examples were struck, each numbered on the edge. This medal was the gift of Ambrose Swasey [1846-1937], past president of the Club. An example was presented to each member of the Club at the time of its issuance. One of the best examples of Brenner's excellent work. It was struck in bronze at the U. S. Mint." This example lacks the original morocco case & printed descriptive circular. This circular is quite rare & we will quote it in full from the Rowfant Club's archival copy: "When it was decided by the Rowfant Club to add a medal to its list of publications, the best subject was not far to seek. John Hay imposed himself. He was a great man, a man honorable and honored by his country and by the world as a statesman and diplomat, and he was a writer [The Bread Winners] and a reader and a lover of books. To Rowfanters, he was a Cleveland man, an honorary member of the Club, a man in sympathy with the Club's aims, indulgent of the Club's foibles. He was one who at the Sign of the Candle could be and was held in esteem and admiration, and also in affection. John Hay was born in Salem, Indiana, on the eighth of October, 1838. In 1858 he was graduated from Brown University, then he studied law three years and was admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois. His public life began in 1861, when President Lincoln took him from Springfield to Washington as one of his secretaries. He stayed with Mr. Lincoln until the latter's death, and afterward entered the diplomatic service and was Secretary of Legations successively in Paris, Madrid, and Vienna. In 1897 he was by President McKinley appointed Ambassador to the Court of St. James, and in September, 1898, he became Secretary of State. He held this office until his death. From 1869 to 1897 he was in private life, living principally in New York, Washington and Cleveland. In 1874 he married Miss Clara Stone, daughter of Amasa Stone, of Cleveland. He died on the first of July, 1905. The medal was designed and executed by Victor Brenner, and struck in bronze by the United States Mint, in the number of 170 examples, of which this accompanies Number---. It is the gift to the Rowfant Club of Ambrose Swasey, Past President of the Club, and is issued to Rowfanters as a Club Publication." The medal has some fingerprinting & a few age related dark spots & a very small (1 mm.) defect to upper left inner rim of obverse. Approximate weight is 5 oz. Brenner is best known as the designer of the Lincoln penny; he did work for the Grolier Club as well. A very rare piece of Rowfant memorabilia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE VIEUX RODEZ. RODEZ. CARRERE. 1912.

      1912 - FORT IN-4 BROCHE (23 X 28,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE XX + 408 PAGES, SOUS COUVERTURE BEIGE REMPLIEE ILLUSTREE DE 2 VIGNETTES, TITRE IMPRIME EN ROUGE ET EN NOIR. ILLUSTRE DE 30 PLANCHES HORS TEXTE EN PHOTOTYPIE, DE 32 DESSINS HORS TEXTE, DE 7 DESSINS DANS LE TEXTE, DE 13 PLANS, DE 2 CARTES ET D'UNE PLANCHE EN COULEURS. COMPLETE PAR UNE IMPORTANTE TABLE ALPHABETIQUE DES NOMS PROPRES ET DES MATIERES. EDITION ORIGINALE. ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE SIGNE DE LA MAIN DE L'AUTEUR. PETITE DECHIRURE ANGULAIRE SUR LA CHARNIERE DE LA COUVERTURE SUR UN CENTIMETRE ENVIRON, ANCIENNEMENT CONSOLIDEE AVEC DU PAPIER COLLANT, QUELQUES ROUSSEURS, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE DE CET OUVRAGE DEVENU PEU COURANT. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Zhivoi trup. Drama v 6 deistviiakh i 12 kartinakh [A Living Corpse. A drama in 6 acts and 12 scenes]

      Moscow, 1912. - Large 8vo, pp. 68 + 16 full-page photographic plates + 16 pp of musical notes and lyrics. Original printed wrappers. Worn, loose.First separate edition, de luxe variant.Ref: KILGOUR 1208.( Russian ) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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