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        RUINS OF DESERT CATHAY. vol II

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

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        Cinq Années d'Inspection

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

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Bill The Minder

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

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        THE LOST WORLD

      George Newnes Ltd., London 1912 - 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. Two volume set bound in maroon "pebbled" buckram with gilt rules [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        OUR OLD NURSERY RHYMES

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

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        Our Old Nursery Rhymes

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

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        LA PICARA JUSTINA (3 vols.)

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

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

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

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        F. S. Harmon & Company Furniture.

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

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        Bill the Minder

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

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

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

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        BELLS and Other Poems

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912]. First edition. Illustrated with 28 supeb colour plates by Edmund Dulac. 4to, publisher’s original olive cloth very generously decorated in gilt and blind in pictorial and figurative designs over the entire spine and upper cover, with gilt decorated endleaves. A pleasing, bright, clean and handsome copy with only light age mellowing. The plates are especially bright with all captioned tissue guards present. SCARCE AND BEAUTIFUL FIRST EDITION. “The Outlook” and “The Bookman” both commented that ”the book thinking people will say with grace...sometimes Dulac’s pictures are deep-coloured and intense, sometimes dim and ghost-like. But one and all are sensitized to record impressions of unearthly beauty or horror. Only Poe could have written the poems. Only Dulac could have illustrated them.” Indeed, Dulac brings Poe’s genius to life with his worlds of swirling furies, forlorn moonlit maidens, and eerie fairy castles that seem to stumble away from reality into the edge of dream---or nightmare. One of Dulac’s most evocative creations.

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        Lucky Pehr (First Edition)

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

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        Plato's Democratus - Sysifus - Kleitofon - Ion - Minos]

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

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        The Hollow of Her Hand

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

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        The Devil's Wind

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

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        Account of Republican Convention 1912

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

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        The Devil's Wind

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

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        La petite Fadette.

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

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

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

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

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

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        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]

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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]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvia Forster]
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