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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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        Hike and the Aeroplane.

      Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York 1912 - 275 pp. 8vo, publisher's illustrated cloth; preserved in a custom cloth slipcase and chemise. Lacking the original printed dust jacket. First edition. A fine, bright copy, and very, very unusual in this condition. Autor's first book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typed Manuscript, signed ("M. Gorkii"), warning of the consequences of the Russian invasion of Persia, with an autograph cover letter, signed ("M. Gorky"), conveying the manuscript, to Frederick Whelen

      Capri, february 3, 1912 - Frederick Whelen was a member of the Persia Committee, which was a group formed in opposition to Britain's policy toward Persia in the wake of the 1907 Anglo-Russian treaty, which crushed the nascent constitutionalist movement and divided Iran into Engish and Russian "spheres of influence." Early in 1912, when Russian troops invaded northern Iran, ostensibly to restore order, Whelan invited Gorky, via Prince V. Bariatinsky, to comment on the "Persian trouble"; Gorky responds with this manuscript, arguing that the Russian government's invasion is inhumane, futile, and "is creating, by its senseless conduct, a new and irreconcilable enemy in Persia for the Russian people. Moreover, the conduct of the Russian troops in Persia is serving to strengthen the spread of Orthodox Pan-Islamism, which rejects the creative ideas and principles fostered in Europe, and in this way the Russian Government's actions are injurious to the interests of European culture . I cannot see what ideas useful to the Persians the Russian Bureaucracy can possibly introduce. Finally I think that the seizure of Persia has been due not so much to the interests of Russian capital as to the desire of the Dynasty of the Romanoffs to give to their people a new extensions of territory and by so doing to commemorate the 300th anniversary of their own establishment in Russia. This tercentenary- as it is well known, is fictitious, and this gift will develop into a source of misfortune for the Russian people, for it is impossible to believe that Persia will reconcile herself to the enslavement which threatens her" 4to. 2 pp. typed manuscript on paper, in Russian, 1 p. autograph cover letter, in English, with a typed English translation of the manuscript. Very light foxing, overall very good

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        Rhymes To Be Traded For Bread

      Springfield, IL: The Author. 1912. First. First edition. Stapled self-wrappers. [16]pp. Corners rounded as issued, slight oxidation of the staples, a fine copy. Author and influential anthologist Edward J. O'Brien's copy with his small, neat ownership signature. A very nice copy of this pamphlet printed on cheap newsprint stock, one of the many productions traded by the poet for room and board while traveling the countryside. .

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        Shipping Casualties - Loss of the Steamship "Titanic" : Report of a Formal Investigation into the Circumstances Attending the Foundering on the 15th April, 1912, of the British Steamship "Titanic", of Liverpool, After Striking Ice In or Near Latitude 41 46' N., Longitude 50 14' W., North Atlantic Ocean, whereby loss of life ensued .

      London. His Majesty's Stationery Office. Printed by J. Truscott and Son. 1912. - The First Edition. 74pp. Tall 8vo. Bound in imprinted blue wrappers. Housed in archival clamshell box. The British inquiry into the sinking of the Titanic was headed by a former judge, Lord Mersey, and, although some have suggested it was a whitewash, his report is described by the British historian Richard Howells as "the most sober and detailed documentary account available" and by American writer Stephen Cox as "a monument of intelligent and well-grounded diversity of judgment." Mersey found that the entire passage had been made at high speed but not maximum speed and that the Captain had not been ordered by the owners to break the transatlantic record as was being alleged. He acquitted Captain Smith of negligence. He regretted that there had been no proper boat drill (because the law did not require it) and that some of the half-empty lifeboats had not sought to save the passengers in the water. He regretted that the Leyland liner Californian, under Captain Lord, stopped by ice between five and ten miles away, had failed to respond to the distress rockets. Had it done so, it might have saved lives. The Board of Trade required sixteen lifeboats for all vessels over 10,000 tons and the Titanic had twenty but still not enough for the number of passengers. The inquiry recommended that in future there should be sufficient lifeboats for all those on board all ships, watertight bulkheads, a twenty-four-hour wireless service on all ships, regular boat, fire and watertight door drills, and the reduction of speed on the receipt of ice warnings. (Jeffrey Richards) Various usual chipping to thin paper covers at edges and spine.Small coloured smudge to front cover. Previous owners ink inscription to top of Title Page. Internals nicely preserved, alebit some usual dog-earing throughout. A delicate but extremely sound, clean copy of this extremely rare relic of the Titanic disaster. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        EL TEATRE CATALÀ.

      Imp. A. Artís i imp. d'Art (del número 132 al 248). Barcelona, 1912 - -1916. 27,5 cm. 252 núm. (29 febrer de 1912 - 23 de desembre de 1916.) de 16 pàg. c.u. Il lustr. amb fotografies i dibuixos, en el text. Cinc vol. enq. en tela edit. estampada amb un dibuix d'A. Gual. * Presentem els primers quatre anys de la revista El Teatre català, que és la revista més important publicada a Catalunya sobre teatre. Manquen els números de l'any 1917, del 253 fins al 264, darrer número publicat el 24 març de 1917. "El Teatre català era una veritable revista setmanal il lustrada, dedicada totalment al teatre, amb setze pàgines a dues columnes i cobertes, de format 275x188 mm, que imprimia i gairebé sempre editava Avelí Artís (impressor i autor dramàtic, amb el seu obrador instal lat al carrer de Balmes, 54), i que dirigia Francesc Curet, el qui havia d'ésser autor de l'estudi fonamental que és El arte dramático en el resurgir de Cataluña. El text era interessant: comprenia crítiques, estudis, moltes noves i il lustracions abundants. Publicava fulletó. A les pàgines de El Teatre Català trobem les signatures d'Apel les Mestres, Àngel Guimerà, Martí Giol, Josep Pous i Pagès, Josep Morató, Emili Tintorer, Alexandre Plana, Manuel Folch i Torres, Adrià Gual, Josep M. de Sucre, Joan Puig i Ferreter, Ambrosi Carrion, Rafael Marquina, Joan Malagarriga, LLuís Via i Joan B. Espadaler. És digne d'esment el número 75, extraordinari dedicat al "Príncep dels actors catalans", Iscle Soler." Torrent i Tasis, pàg. 543-544, vol. I. Teatro. Teatre català. Publicacions de cultura i societat (arts, espectacles, curiositats, etc.) Libros modernos a partir de 1830 Publicaciones periódicas (revistas, periódicos, semanarios) catalàn [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings of. .with Introductions by the Author

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1909-1912 - This is an extraordinary set with each volume having a page of manuscript (some heavily corrected) in the hand of the author. Volumes 7, 10, 11 and 12 each have two pages of manuscript; a total of twenty full pages of corrected manuscript. Mary Augusta Ward (1851-1920) wrote her first novel, "Miss bretherton", in 1884, and became a fairly popular writer of her era. She embodied in her most famous novel, "Robert Elsmere", her view that Christianity should be revitalized by stressing its social mission and dismissing the miraculous elements. Mrs. Ward was involved with many charitable and philanthropic efforts, and opposed the extension of suffrage to women, hence her slight today Autograph Edition, No. 20 of 750 copies signed by the author on the half title of Volume One, "Mary A. Ward". 16 vols., Thick 8vo. Illustrated throughout with hand-colored frontispiece in each volume by Archibald Standish, Hartrick, Charles E. Brock, etc. With two states of the plates. Bound in three-quarters blue morocco gilt, marbled boards and endpapers by the Riverside Press Bindery. Some minor wear to some heads else almost fine [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Color Standards and Color Nomenclature

      Washington: Author, 1912. Hardcover. Used: Good. Original cloth, ex-library (withdrawn) with blind stamp, pocket, and call number residue on spine. Inner hinges repaired with cloth tape, front paper cover present but loose. Tape repairs to two pages near front with no loss of text. Corners bumped. With Fifty-three Colored Plates and Eleven Hundred and Fifteen Named Colors.Tissue guards.Some offsetting of color chips to tissue guards. A few colors dull and slightly discolored, but overall color samples bright. A scarce and unique work. -Ridgway published his first effort on the subject in 1886, with 186 color samples. Immediately after publication, he began work on this completely new and innovative work, which quickly became a standard guide for ornithologists. The individual color swatches were cut from larger sheets and tipped in to the present work.-

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        POSMERTNYA.L. N. TOLSTOGO (Posthumous artistic literary works. Edited by V. Chertkov. Vol I - III)

      Moscow, 1912. - First edition. Three volumes. Plates. Later cloth bound in with the original printed wrappers. Ref: KILGOUR 1205. ( Russian ) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Star - Treader And Other Poems

      A. M. Robertson, San Francisco, California 1912 - No dustjacket is included. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Clark Ashton Smith) in full and ink on half-title page, who has also neatly made a few minor corrections and edits to several of his poems. Many pages of the book remain uncut. Boards are tan with gilt lettering on spine and on front cover, along with a 4-5" stamped design of mountain peaks and pine trees on front cover. Spine is slightly darkened and a little rubbing at corners. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated by the author himself), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Clark Ashton Smith published this book, his first volume of poems, at the age of 19 and received international acclaim for the collection of poetry. : Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Case of Oscar Slater

      New York: George H. Doran Company. [1912]. First American Edition in original dust jacket. 8vo; 108pp; gray paper over boards with white paper label on spine, gray dust jacket printed in green (Green and Gibson&#39;s variant binding); corners a tiny bit bumped, top edge a bit sunned about 1/8 inch, front endpapers with offsetting, as are pp. 10-11, from news clipping, still present about the death of Oscar Slater, mark 1/2 inch square of old tape removed, 1 inch closed tear in same spot; jacket with a few small chips resulting in loss of "C" and part of "A" in title on jacket spine, 1/2 inch square missing from middle of jacket spine old cello tape - about 3 inches at bottom third of spine. The book is very good + and the jacket only lightly used and intact. A remarkable survivor in the original dust jacket. This is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle&#39;s attempt to clear a Silesian Jew wrongfully accused and convicted of murder in Glasgow in 1909. He was cleared, largely through Doyle&#39;s efforts, in 1928. Green and Gibson B11b. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9455.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        EL TEATRE CATALÀ . Revista setmanal ( 5 Vols. )

      1912-1917 1912 - Barcelona . Vol 1 : Any 1912 Nos. 1 - 44 704pag. - Vol 2 : Any 1913 Nos. 45 - 96 903pag. - Vol 3 : Any 1914 Nos. 97 - 148 848pag. - Vol 4 Any 1915 Nos. 149 - 200 848pag. - Vol 5 : Any 1916 Nos. 201-252 438pag. + Any 1917 Nos 253 - 264 198pag. Enquad : mitja pell , paper couché , 19 x 27cms. Tema : Teatre Català . Actors, crítica , Autors e informacio teatral de l'època . Molt il.lustrat . Llibres en bon estat , lleugerament fatigats amb molt petites rascades en llom i cantoneres . ( v. fotos ampliades ) .

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        Constitution, Jefferson's Manual and Rules of the House of Representatives of the United States with a Digest of the Practice: Sixty-Second Congress, Third Session. (Charles A. Lindbergh Sr.'s copy)

      Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. 1912 - 8vo - 20.5 x 15 cm.; viii - 648 pp. Black leather over thin and flexible boards with gilt lettering on spine and front. This is the "House Manual and Digest" as issued to Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr. upon his taking the oath of office in the House of Representatives as a representati ve from Minnesota. Patterned doublure end papers with a green linen hinge (interior). Front paste down shows remnants of a pasted on typed sheet, a poem by Charles MacKay (Scottish poet - 1814-1889) and the same typed poem ("Keep Gallilee, to thy thought, and nerve the soule to bear; . . .") is pasted in full over the entirety of page 12 of the manual. Inscribed by Lindbergh, Sr. to his son, Charles, Jr., on the front free end paper with the verso of this page having a note to Charles, Jr. from his father. "To Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. Sometime you may be interested to know something of the variety of your fathers sentiments and feelings. More or less of them find expression in the selection that will be found herein - You are not to have these till I give them to you or until I have quit using them because I am likely to add to them from time to time. Your father, Charles A. Lindbergh Sr." This note is in pencil while the dedication on the recto of the end paper is in ink. The manual comes from the estate of Eddie Doherty, a reporter with Liberty magazine. Doherty was working the rewrite desk at the time of the Lindbergh kidnapping and was assigned by the editors to cover the story and subsequent trial. Doherty was a frequent patron of Pete's Steak House in Chicago along with his brother Tom Doherty as were many Chicago newspaper people including Henry and Claire Boothe Luce, both of whom were acquaintances of Eddie Doherty. The manual is disbound (three sections; front to page 248, pages 249 to 486, pages 487 to the end) with the relevant spine sections attached to each section. The yapped cover edges are all but gone with the leather chipped on the margins. Cosmetic and archival repairs have been made to the remaining leather. No further repairs were deemed reasonable given the nature and provenance of the book. The book itself is housed in a custom built clam shell case designed to mimic the appearance of the manual though with different materials: red linen over the 'boards', leather spine with gilt titling and marbled 'text block edges'.; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Robert Browning (10 Volumes)

      Smith, Elder & Co, London 1912 - Produced as "The Centenary Edition", the edition was limited to 526 copies for sale within the British Empire. 26 copies were produced on Japanese Vellum, 500 copies on Antique laid paper. This is copy #41 of the Antique Laid Paper Edition and is numbered in the first volume only. Three-quarter red leather bindings with red cloth inset in covers of each volume. Five raised bands at spine, gold borders embossed within each compartment, gold embossed tilting in second and third compartments, date "1912" at foot of spine on each volume. Light wear and bumping to each volume, light creasing at hinges, all tight and intact. Top edge of each volume gilded. A very nice set of Browning's works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOCES DE GESTA. Tragedia Pastoril.

      Imprenta Alemana, Madrid 1912 - 1ª ed. 16x22. 130pp. 3h. Láminas e ilustraciones entre texto de Julio Romero de Torres, Ricardo Baroja, Penagos, Moya, Arteta, etc. Holandesa piel de época. Conserva las cubiertas originales. La fecha viene del colofón (XIV días del mes de Mayo de MDCDXII - una manera un tanto extraño de decir 1912, pero se entiende.) Dedicatoria autógrafa: "(Nombre tachado) de su viejo amigo Valle - Inclán". Esta es probablemente la más hermosa de las primeras ediciones de Valle-Inclán, con un bello diseño modernista, impresa a 2 tintas, y profusamente ilustrada por algunos de los mejores artistas de la España de principios de siglo, iniciales iluminados, orlas, etc. Huellas de óxido en las cubiertas, interiores muy limpios. Los libros dedicados de Valle son raros en en mercado. La fecha viene del colofón (XIV días del mes de Mayo de MDCDXII - una manera un tanto extraño de decir 1912, pero se entiende.) Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        The New Humpty-Dumpty

      John Lane, The Bodley Head, London and New York, 1912 - Some wear to extremities and some foxing, mostly at beginning and end, upper hinge cracked, but a very good copy; Times Book Club label and date stamp on rear pastedown Harvey A37 Pseudonymously published and very scarce: "There is only one serious novelist whose mind is stored with weighty secrets of the music halls as these . a respectful reference to the Empire Ballet, a savage contempt of tradespeople, Roman Catholicism and the Greek Church, betray the identity of Daniel Chaucer. The New Humpty-Dumpty, in its fine detail and lucid statement of complex adventure, is another stage in the development of a genius ." (The English Review, edited by Ford). Original reddish brown cloth ruled in black and lettered in black and gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VOCES DE GESTA. Tragedia Pastoril.

      134 Paginas. Imprenta Alemana., Madrid 1912 - Cuidadisima edicion de esta obra del insigne Don Ramón.El libro terminose de imprimir el 14 de mayo de 1912, según su colofón, pero en su cubierta y portada pone en numeros romanos: MCMXI (1911) es por tanto PRIMERA EDICION. Impresion a dos tintas. Este ejemplar está encuadernado de epoca pero-cosa rarisima- CONSERVA SU CUBIERTA. Tiene 25 xilografias pero la cubierta es de Aurelio Arteta junto con 3 mas a pagina entera ; una del mismo Arteta, otra de Julio Romero de Torres y otra de Anselmo Miguel Nieto, el resto son pequeñas ilustraciones de Ricardo Baroja, Angel Vivanco, Rafael de Penagos y José Moya. Pequeñas rozaduras en la encuadernacion que no desmerecen. Size: 4º. Ilustrado. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VOCES DE GESTA. TRAGEDIA PASTORAL

      Imprenta Alemana, Madrid 1912 - 131 pág 22x16 cm Piel con nervios y tejuelo en cajetín Bueno Tragedia pastoril estrenada en Madrid el 1911: el Rey Carlino gobierna sabiamente sobre las comunidades de pastores vasco-navarros, enfrentados a las incursiones y rapiñas de las huestes del rey pagano y anti-carlino, llegando a maltratar hasta la ceguera a la pastora Ginebra - emblema del pueblo - que además es violada, quedando embarazada de uno de los capitanes. Éste, transcurridos diez años, llegará a matar a su propio hijo, Garín, que trataba de defender a su madre, quien, en venganza, lo decapita. Tras otros diez años, Ginebra presenta en ofrenda al rey Carlino la cabeza del cabeza enemigo, aunque la derrota frente a los invasores es ya casi una realidad. Edición especial encuadernada en plena piel.

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        THE LOST WORLD

      London: George Newnes Ltd.. Two volume set bound in maroon "pebbled" buckram with gilt rules. 1912. hb. 8vo, Both volumes show minor rubbing to extremities. Contents sl. shaken, but hinges & joints tight. Overall, very good condition. . This is the complete, first appearance in print, of the famous fantasy novel, wherein the character of Prof. George Challenger is first introduced. Published in monthly parts, as the leader in the Strand Magazine, by George Newnes, Ltd., London, commencing in April, 1912, and then in consecutive monthly parts until November, 1912. The extraordinary illustrations are by Harry Rountree and the "late Maple White" [actually ACD, using his own faked photos]. Some of these illustrations are unique to this issue. The first book edition appeared in October of the same year under the imprint of British publisher Hodder & Stoughton. A General Index precedes volume I. Both volumes have individual monthly Tables of Contents. The first volume contains pp. 363 to 720 of volume XLIII, and pp. 1 to 120 of volume XLIV. The second volume contains pp. 123 to 600 of volume XLIV. G&G A34. The complete text of each issue is included; thus many other notable stories are also set out: by P. G. Wodehouse, Morley Roberts, "Ouida", E. Phillips Oppenheim and others. The stitching of both volumes has been stressed a bit, as from being opened carelessly, but there are no loose pages, or signatures. .

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        THE NIGHT LAND: A LOVE TALE

      London: Eveleigh Nash,. 1912. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix [x] 11-583 [584: printer&#39;s imprint] + [16]-page undated publisher&#39;s catalogue inserted at rear,. original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel ruled in blind.. W. H. Smith library label to front paste-down, previous owner&#39;s blind. stamp to front free endpaper, some foxing throughout, top edge dust. soiled, corners soft, some small soil spots to front cover, spine. color somewhat age faded with the gilt lettering of the publisher&#39;s. imprint on the spine panel perished, title and author lettering. tarnished, a very good copy. A solid, good copy of an important work.. (#125993). First edition. Issued with and without publisher&#39;s catalogue inserted at rear, no priority, this copy has the catalogue. "... Hodgson&#39;s quintessential work of fantastic imagination. Although it is science fiction, Hodgson, in his evocation of The Last Redoubt of human civilization, sustaining itself against perpetual siege by other- dimensional malignity, has created a mood of soul-threatening damnation that transcends all earlier works of Satanism, witchcraft, werewolves and vampires combined." - Sam Moskowitz (introduction to THE DREAM OF X by Hodgson, p. 9). "An extraordinary fantasy of the time when the sun is dead and mankind maintains itself in two vast metal pyramids." - Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 41. "... as a visionary phantasmagoria it is without parallel." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-178. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-99 and (2004) II-534. Ashley, Who&#39;s Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 94. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 817. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1105. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 28. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 426. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 146. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 114-15. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 574. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 498. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 203-04. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1105-10. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-110. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 101. Reginald 07287.

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        Alexander's Bridge

      Houghton 1912 - First Edition, First Printing. The book is in nice condition. 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 lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Willa Cather First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les peintres Futuristes Italiens - Exposition

      Paris, Chez Mm. Bernheim - Jeune & Cie (Moderne Imprimerie) 1912 - form. 16X12. Bross. Edit. Pp. 32. Con 8 riproduzioni in B/N delle opere degli Artisti. Prima Mostra dei Futuristi Italiani all estero (Parigi) alla Galleria Bernheim Jeune. Testo in francese di Russolo - Balla - Severini. Contiene il Manifesto dei Pittori Futuristi in francese. Comprende anche un opera di Balla non presente nell esposizione. Copia in ottime condizioni Cat. Settantasei/20 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Weird of the Wanderer

      London: William Rider 1912 - Most of the front cover of the jacket is present (4.25 x 6.75 inches), but that's all. (Image shows complete jacket; I have only the front panel.) Book itself is in very good condition for its age. A good compromise if you can't afford a jacketed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An artist in Egypt / by Walter Tyndale

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

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        Dictionnaire de la Bible. Contenant tous le noms de personnes, de lieux, de plantes, d'animaux, mentionnés dans les saintes écritures. Les questions théologiques, archéologiques, scientifiques, critiques relatives a l'ancien et au noveau testament et des notices sur les commentateurs anciens et modernes. (5 vols in 10 bindings).

      Paris, Letouzey et Ané, 1912. - 5 vols. in 10 bindings A-Z. Hardcovers. (cloth sl. dam., worn, monastic library markings) Although still good set, see image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PARSIFAL, OR THE LEGEND OF THE HOLY GRAIL

      LONDON HARRAP 1912 - LIMITED EDITION OF 525 COPIES, THIS BEING NUMBER 254, SUPER HALF MOROCCO BY HATCHARDS OF PICCADILLY, WITH 16 TIPPED-IN COLOURED PLATES AND MANY DECORATIONS IN THE TEXT BY WILLY POGANY, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, DECORATIVE END-PAPERS. A NEAR FINE COPY. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Parsifal. Or the Legend of the Holy Grail retold from Antient Sources with acknowledgement to the &#147;Parsifal&#148; of Richard Wagner. By... Presented by Willy Pogany

      London: Harrap & Co., (1912). . First edition, 4to, (192) pp. 16 colour plates tipped in plus further colour illustrations in the text and decorative borders throughout, mild marginal browning. Original publisher&#146;s gilt titled quarter morocco, t.e.g., some minor wear to spine ends otherwise very good.

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        Parsifal, or the Legend of the Holy Grail retold from Antient Sources with acknowledgement to the "Parsifal" of of Richard Wagner, by T. W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogány,

      G. G. Harrap & Co., London 1912 - 4to. Finely illustrated throughout in color and with 16 tipped-in color plates by Willy Pogány. Gray cloth decorated in gilt on the spine, and gilt and color on the upper board. Decorated endpapers. Light wear to the boards, especially the edges and spine tips, two plates with corner creases, else this is a very good copy of one of the four works known as Pogány's masterpieces. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Perlen englischer Dichtung in deutscher Fassung. Eigenes

      De Vinne Press], n.d. [ca 1912], [New York - 8vo, pp. ix, [1], 233; title within red ruled border; handsomely printed on handmade paper; full brown crushed levant by the Bagle Art Bindery, double gilt rule on covers enclosing a central double gilt-ruled panel, floral elements in the corners, gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt lettered direct in 2, t.e.g., others uncut; full doublures of turquoise levant, enclosed by brown levant turn-ins, with floral elements and hearts, cream moire silk endpapers; slight rubbing along the front joint, else fine. A book of English poetry in German translation, including poets such as Keats, Burns, Blake,Shelley, Byron, Scott, Wordsworth, Whittier, Longfellow, Bryant, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hours of Gladness

      London: George Allen & Co., 1912. - First Trade EditionWith Twenty Color Plates by Detmold[DETMOLD, Edward J., illustrator]. MAETERLINCK, Maurice. Hours of Gladness. Translated by A. Teixeira de Mattos. Illustrated by E.J. Detmold. London: George Allen & Co., [1912].First trade edition. Quarto (11 x 8 1/2 inches; 278 x 220 mm.). x, 181, [1, printer&#146;s imprint], [1, publisher&#146;s device], [1, blank] pp. Twenty mounted color plates (including frontispiece). Title-page decorated in black and white designed (and signed by) Detmold. Original cream-colored cloth. Front cover lettered in gilt with floral decorations in yellow, brown, and gray after a design by Detmold (signed E.J.D. at lower right), back cover with a similar floral decorations in yellow, brown, and gray, spine stamped and lettered in gilt. White endpapers with small black floral vignette, all edges uncut. Mild soiling to cloth, spine very slightly darkened, small stain at upper edge of rear cover. Otherwise a very good copy, internally crisp and clean. Partially unopened.Belgian poetic dramatist and essayist Maurice Maeterlinck (1862&#150;1949) "wrote in French, establishing himself as one of the leading figures in the symbolist movement with his play La Princesse Maleine (1889; English trans. 1892). In 1892 Pelléas et Mélisande appeared (trans. 1894), the work for which he is now chiefly remembered and the source of Debussy&#146;s opera of the same name (1902). He also achieved great contemporary popularity with L'Oiseau bleu (1908; The Blue Bird, 1909) and was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1911. He drew heavily on traditions of romance and fairy tale, and the characteristic tone of much of his drama is one of doom-laden mystery and timeless melancholy. He also produced a number of essays of a philosophical nature, including La Vie des abeilles (1901; The Life of the Bee, 1901) and L'Intelligence des fleurs (1907; The Intelligence of Flowers, 1907)" (The Oxford Companion to English Literature).After the tragic death of his twin brother and collaborator, Edward Detmold concentrated his talents on books, primarily of flowers and animals: "Detmold&#146;s finest plates are those produced for The Fables of Aesop (1909), The Life of the Bee (1911), and Hours of Gladness (1912), the latter with texts after Maurice Maeterlinck, the Belgian poet, naturalist, and mystic A painting of chrysanthemums, contained in Hours of Gladness, is a glorious acknowledgement of the artist's debt to William Morris and Burne-Jones" (David Larkin, The Fantastic Creatures of Edward Julius Detmold).Houfe, p. 283. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hints On Golf

      London: Burberrys,, [1912]. With a supplement on Golfing Kit. Octavo. Original tan cloth-backed buff paper boards, titles to upper boards in black. Illustrated. Ownership rubber stamp of one R. Roller Richardson Commander Medical Corps US Navy to each free endpaper, some minor spotting and a very light scuff to the spine. Excellent. First edition, sole printing of Darwin&#39;s scarcest book, produced for marketing purposes by the London outfitters Burberrys. Darwin&#39;s "Hints" are as pertinent as ever, although in this publication they naturally include a special emphasis on the need for appropriate golfing attire.

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        The Idylls of the King.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912] - Quarto, pp. [ix] + 174. Bound in the publisher's full vellum, with elaborate gilt decoration to spine and front boards, gilt title, multiple gilt & blue rule to front board, gilt sword emblem to endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, housed in a cloth covered protective slip case. A little rubbing to extremities, lacks ties,otherwise in very good condition. Frontispiece and twenty colour illustrations by Eleanor F Brickdale. Signed limited edition. One of 350 copies signed by Brickdale. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Etudes sur l'Opium et la Morphine

      Paris, Montpellier, 1899-1912. - 1 volume in-8, reliure moderne toile verte, 760 pp. (66-75-87-344-92-96), recueil de 6 thèses de médecine sur l'opium, la morphine, la cocaïne, présentées à différents jurys au début du XXe siècle. Précieux ensemble de thèses autour de l'opium et de ses dérivés. Thèse I: La Cure de la Morphinomanie - Traitement de Lafoux par Georges Magoulas (Montpellier, Imprimerie Centrale du Midi, 1899, 66 pp.) Thèse II: Essai sur le Cocaïnisme nasal et le Perforation de la Cloison par André Chevallier (Paris, Imprimerie de la Faculté de Médecine Ollier-Henry, 1912, 75 pp.). Thèse III: Contribution à l'Etude Thérapeutique de l'Opium et de ses nouvelles Préparations par Philippe Trotain (Paris, Imprimerie Arnold Muller, 1911, 87 pp.). Thèse IV: La Question de l'Opium à l'époque contemporaine par Georges Thibout ( Paris, G. Steinheil, 1912, 344 pp., avec 9 illustrations à pleine page). Thèse V: Contribution à l'Etude de la Morphinomanie par René Lefèvre (Paris, Imprimerie de la Faculté de Médecine, 1905, 92 pp.). Thèse VI: La Démorphinisation Brusque par Paul Thibault (Paris, G.Steinhel, 1910, 96 pp.). Importante bibliographie sur l'opium à la fin de chaque thèse.

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        SUNSHINE SKETCHES OF A LITTLE TOWN. Signed.

      John Lane The Bodley Head; New York, John Lane Company; Toronto, Bell and Cockburn, London 1912 - Leacock, Stephen. SUNSHINE SKETCHES OF A LITTLE TOWN. London, John Lane The Bodley Head; New York, John Lane Company; Toronto, Bell and Cockburn, 1912. First Canadian Issue, of the First English Edition. [The first separate Canadian edition did not appear until 1948]. Sm. 8vo., publisher's red cloth gilt lettered on the upper cover & spine. Illustrated coloured frontis by Cyrus Cuneo. The author's third book of humour. A very good or better copy, the gilt still quite bright. Inscribed by Leacock on the front free endpaper: "With the writer's / very kindest regards / Orillia Sept 19. 19.21" Ownership name above the inscription. A very nice copy of the author's High Spot & Canadian Classic. Imprint of Bell & Cockburn at the spine heel. Spadoni A11a.2. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Trinidad: Then and Now. - Being a series of sketches in connection with the progress and prosperity of Trinidad, and personal reminiscenses of life in that island 1874-1912.

      Trinidad, 1912 - [4] + 348pp + photo plates and adverts. 1st ed., fine in original worn green cloth. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Heroes - Or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

      Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society, London 1912 - xvii, [1], 113pp, [5]. Original limp vellum, title in gilt to spine and upper cover, t.e.g., original material ties. Covers very slightly bowed and very slightly rubbed, one of the material ties nearly broken. Internally some very minor browning to page edges, but generally bright and clean. With twelve tissue guarded colour plates by Russell Flint (as called for). Limited edition of 512 copies, this being number 486 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contes Du Temps Jadis

      L'Edition D'Art, H. Piazza, Paris 1912 - Book. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Limited signed first edition, this being #247 of 400. 123, [4] pp. Plus 20 tipped-in color plates illustrated by Brunelleschi. (12 by 9 inches, or 30 by 24 cm.) Umberto Brunelleschi was a brilliant Italian painter, book illustrator and fashion designer, probably best known nowadays for his erotica. Here, though, he applies his bold flair with color and his puissant imagination to fairy tales, and resulting is something truly extraordinary! This material would seem his true calling, for here his sensual proclivities are expressed with none of the lurid excess that one might find in some of his other work. And the images are sheer delight which enchant and arrest the eye. The costuming and elegance of the figures depicted are evocative of dance, and the images surely benefit from Brunelleschi's fashion career. And there is still the languid androgyny that spills forth the erotic sensibility. This, and the immersion in atmospherics, make the pictures also squarely belong to the high Art Nouveau fancy, an association reinforced by the foliate borders, which curiously, have a formal lineality not necessarily affiliated with that fin-de-siecle aesthetic movement. What is most conspicuously Art Nouveau, it should be recognized, is the panache of the whole book production represented here. This is truly a book that in and of itself is artwork. Fairy tales contained herein include "La Belle Aux Cheveux D'Or", "L'Oiseau Bleu", "Gracieuse et Percinet", "L'Adroite Princesse" and "Le Prince Cheri". The original wraps are in this copy bound in half vellum which is laid over marbled boards. There is some light spotting in the upper reaches of the vellum and minor soil spots within, but overall this is a tight, clean copy. The tissue guards are all present and the paper is of a nice thick card stock. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company Catalog No. (Number) 21 (Twenty-One) - Electric Light Fixtures: For the Trade Only

      Chicago, Il: Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company. Hardcover. Beardslee was a designer and manufacturer of gas fixtures, electroliers, and combination fixtures with manufactory and salesrooms at 216, 218 and 220 South Jefferson Street, Chicago. This massive catalogue of electric light fixtures is printed upon glossy stock and includes 284 fifteen by twelve inch black and white photographic plates, numbered 222 through 506, each proudly displaying an average of three models for a total of over eight-hundred different offerings, complete with pricing, dimensions and other details. Plates 499-506 present photos and detailed drawings of a diverse assortment of shades, brass parts, lamps (bulbs), sockets, reflectors, glassware, etc. A two-page index indicates the plate upon which each model number can be found. Last page is a colour plate illustrating the nine colours of art glass used in the fixtures and shades illustrated. Binding intact. Minor warp to navy cloth front board which features brilliant silver decoration and lettering. Minor bits of writing upon dark brown front free endpaper. Copyright date underlined. No other markings. Fore-edges of boards degraded by decades-past moisture exposure which also affected almost the entire fore-edge of all pages with the result that approximately one-eighth to one-quarter inch of the coated paper has disintegrated. Fortunately, no text or images affected by this loss. On some pages, dampstaining inpacts up to one-quarter inch in from fore-edge, again with no impact to text or images. Presents a magnificent spectrum of American electric lighting from the early 1900s. . Fair. 1912. First Edition.

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        Karakoram and Western Himalaya 1909: an Account of the Expedition of H. R. H. Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy Duke of the Abbruzzi

      Constable and Company, London 1912 - One volume only (lacking the portfolio volume) . Xvii, (1) , 469 pages + frontis + 25 plates with printed tissue guards + 5 double plates + 2 colour plates. Green cloth covers with blind-stamped border on front board. 3/8" chip in spine cloth. Water fleck damage to cloth surface of spine and rear board, with patchy loss of spine colour. Cloth rubbed at edges of spine and boards. Binding shaky. Gutters cracked internally. Hinges loose. Offsetting to endpapers. Internally pages clean and white. Light foxing to half title page and title page. No signatures. ; 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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