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        Rhymes of a Rolling Stone

      Toronto: William Briggs 1912, 2nd Canadian Edition (first illustrated edition). () 195pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Octavo in original gilt lettered green cloth. Oval green and white illustration of Service in a canoe on front cover, bordered by blindstamped decoration. Slight bumping to boards at ends of spine and corners, with darkening to bottom edge of front board. Gilt top outer edge of text block, other edges uncut. With 15 plates, including annotated tissue guards. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper as well as a small stain; name also on the page opposite that of the copyright. Small sticker from previous bookseller on front pastedown which has caused a small mark on page opposite. In dust jacket with some mild fading and rubbing as well as some minor professional restoration. Jacket has an oval window at front through which the image of Service on the front board can be viewed. A nice copy scarce in dust jacket. A4 b. (pp. 94) in Mitham. The written contents of the book are same as the first Canadian edition though illustrations have been added to this edition. There is also a variant binding in green suede with gold stamping. This is Service's 3rd book of poems..

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        Note on the Electron Theory of Thermoelectric Phenomena.

      - Offprint from the "Philosophical Magazine" for June 1912. pp. 984-986 [+one blank leaf]. Orig. blank, orange wrappers. Small closed tear to the upper wrapper. * From the Library of Niels Bohr. Bohr's own copy of his first printed article from his time at Cambridge University. Bohr corrects Professor Owen Willams Richardson's (1879-1959) calculations of the Peltier and Thomson effect, with reference to his own paper, not yet published in English. Richardson later received the Nobel Prize in Physics (in 1928).** Aaserud 6. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

      London: William Heinemann, 1912. First edition, early impression. 40 tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham as well as black and white drawings throughout. Large 8vo, original cream cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper cover. 134 pp. A very fine copy internally, the cream cloth bright and quite handsome with the gilt and binding in excellent order with only very minor evidence of age. IMPORTANT AND BEAUTIFUL FIRST EDITION, EARLY IMPRESSION, WITH FINE ILLUSTRATIONS. Shakespeare&#146;s brilliant and delightful comedy was a wonderful exercise and ambitious undertaking for Arthur Rackham. This book ranks with PETER PAN as one of the finest expressions of his "fantasy" style of illustration. This particular title in the Rackham oeuvre is among the scarcest and is in constant demand. <br> William de Morgan wrote to Rackham that he considered his Midsummer Night&#146;s Dream &#147;the most splendid illustrated work of the century so far.&#148; At its publication, the book was widely acclaimed and hugely successful as Rackham continued to be extremely popular with the general public. <br> &#147;Rackham cast his spell over the play; his drawings superseded the work of all his predecessors from Gilbert to Abbey, and (for fifty years) have enriched the imagination; his conception of Puck and Bottom, Titania and Oberon, Helena and Hermia, his gnarled trees and droves of fairies, have represented the visual reality of the Dream for thousands of readers. Here he excelled especially in landscape, and in reconciling dream and reality, giving himself to the luxury of rich detail with a rare generosity.&#148; -Derek Hudson <br> What could be more irresistible than to read Shakespeare&#146;s most enchanting play accompanied by Arthur Rackham&#146;s misty, fairy-laden dream-like images? Opening this book is to transport oneself to the surreal world that Shakespeare wrought to make one query, &#147;Are you sure That we are awake? It seems to me That yet we sleep, we dream...&#148;

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        Canada: Her Natural Resources, Navigation, Principal Steamer Lines and Trans-Continental Railways - Prepared for The 12th Congress of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses

      Ottawa: The Canadian Federal Department of Marine and Fisheries. Soft Cover. "Contains information published for the first time, of navigable distances of lakes and rivers in north-western Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Mackenzie Territory; the draught and number of steamers plying on thoses waters. Similar information is given of the inland waters of British Columbia for the first time. In the description of the Transcontinental and Intercolonial railways much new information appears... Original photographs of various localities were procured from the headquarters of the railways and steamboat lines. The book is copiously illustrated." - A. Johnston, Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries. "Intended as a sketch of Canada, for the use of representatives, delegates and members of the XIIth Congress of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses, to be held at Philadelphia. Contains information relating to Canada, important lines of communication on this continent, and ocean going steamers, that will be valuable to travellers engaged in business, tourists, sportsmen, yachtsmen, canoeists, surf bathers, and others who may find the means of satisfying any reasonable desire connected with travel, pastime or recreation." - from Introduction. Prior owner&#39;s name upon first blank leaf else unmarked. Average wear with the following exception: Affixed to the last leaf is a 35" x 21.5" fold-out map of the Dominion of Canada which shows national rail lines, resource locations, fog signals, lighthouses, wireless stations, and more. Through use, this leaf and the two which preceed it are loose but present. Two-inch opening at base of back cover and backstrip. Also included is a 21" x 17.5" fold-out map entitled "Chart of Radio-Telegraph Stations on the East Coast". Profusely illustrated with often enthralling black and white photography. Attractive gilt lettering upon embossed chocolate brown cover. A magnificent survey of Canada&#39;s natural resources and transportation infrastructure in the Pre- World War One era. . Fair. 1912. First Edition.

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        The Moon Endureth. Tales and Fancies.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1912. - First Edition, SIGNED dedication to: 'C.D. Carpenter / from / John Buchan' and dated 'May 1, 1912' in ink to first free end paper. 8vo; pp.324 + 4 (ads) + 64-page catalogue dated 12/11. A sound and tight copy in publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper. Light foxing to fore edge and to a couple of pages; inner hinges starting. Gilt to spine rubbed with head and foot at some point glued to stop wear, although this is not visible. A lovely copy made all the more attractive by the neat signed inscription. A curious collection of strange tales from the acclaimed thriller writer and creator of gentleman spy Richard Hannay. See Haining; Crime Fiction p193-4. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [324] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Durch Zentral-Sumatra.

      W. Süsserott, Berlin, 1910 / 1912. - EA. Mit zusammen 37 (27 chromolithographischen) Tafeln, 1 Faksimile, 1 farbigen Faltkarte, 14 Tabellen und 251 Abbildungen (fotogr. Abb.) Halb-Leder-Einband mit marmorierten Deckeln, Lederecken und Sprenkel-Schnitt. 1 Bl., XXXI, 1 Bl., 851 S.; 8 Bll., 610 S., 7 Bll. 4°. Bibl.-Exemplare mit lediglich einem kleinen Stempel auf dem Titelblatt bzw. Vorsatz; ansonsten in ausgezeichnetem Zustand, vollständig, sauber und fest in der Bindung. Ein sehr dekoratives Exemplar des hervorragend ausgestatteten Standardwerkes. Es entstand unter Mitarbeit so bekannter Wissenschaftler wie J. P. Kleiweg de Zwaan, Eugen Fischer, Max Weber, Karl Grünberg und Paul Magnus. Die einzelnen Teile: Bd. I, Teil I: Reisebericht. Erlebnisse, Funde, geschichtliche Rückblicke. / Teil II: Die Ethnographie der Kuantan- und Kamparländer. / Bd. II, Teil I: Beitrag zur Anthropologie der Minangkabauer. / Teil II: Die Heilkunde der Minangkabauer. / Teil III: Zoologica. Botanica. / Teil IV: Die ethnographische Sammlung.

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        Borgo S. Antonio a Perugia (1912-1917).

      1912 - Unico stato: in basso a sinistra, nell&#146;inciso: BMDISERTORI" ("S" in controparte) con firma autografa a penna dell&#146;artista. L&#146;esecuzione di quest&#146;opera è collocabile fra il 1912 (anno riportato sul disegno preparatorio) e il 1917, quando per la prima volta risulta citato in un articolo di V. Pica dell&#146;ottobre di quell&#146;anno. La tiratura programmata dal Disertori per questa lastra era di 40 esemplari. Il nostro esemplare non è numerato, dalla bibliografia consultata risulta che esistono almeno 2 esemplari non numerati conosciuti. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Benvenuto Disertori" di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti, scheda n. 16 p. 29. Formato: Acquaforte e bulino, mm. 422x319 (inc.), mm. 442x337 (las.). Buono.

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        Handbuch der speziellen Chirurgie des Ohres und der oberen Luftwege. 4 in 5 Bdn.

      - Würzburg, Verlag von Curt Kabitzsch, 1912/24, Gr.8°, 3150 pp., und unzählingen Abbildungen im Text und 512 meist farb. Tafeln, in 5 originalen Halbledereinbänden. Erste Auflage, mit dem erst 1924 publizierten zweiten Teil des Zweiten Bandes! - Das klassische Handbuch mit dem berühmten Beitrag von JACQUES JOSEPH: KORREKTIVE NASE- UND OHRENPLASTIK. - Dieser 52seitige Beitrag mit seinen 50 Abbildungen im Text und auf 21 Tafeln markiert die Etablierung der modernen Nasenplastik im deutschen Sprachraum. - - Inhalt dieses >Handbuchs: - 1.1.: Topographische Anatomie nach Regionen - Sobotta, J.: Topographische Anatomie des Kopfes; Onodi, O.: Topographische Anatomie der Nasenhöhle und ihrer Nebenhöhlen; Stenger: Topographische Anatomie des Gehörorgans; Sobotta, J.: Topographie des Mundrachens; Sobotta, J.: Topographie des Halses und des Mediastinums; Most, A.: Der Lymphgefässapparat des Kopfes und des Halses. Grundzüge der Anästhesie - Hacker, R.: Grundzüge der allgemeinen Anästhesie; Heymann, P.: Lokale Anästhesie: a)Hals und Nase; Voss, O.: Lokale Anästhesie: b) Ohr. Isemer: Stauungstherapie. Roepke, F.: Begutachtung Operierter. - 1.2.: Pieniazek: Behandlung der Stenosen. Von Pieniazek. Kosmetische Operationen - Port, G.: Prothesen; Joseph, Jacques: Korrektive Nasen- und Ohrenplastik; Stein, Alber E.: Die Paraffintherapie; Bockenheimer, Ph.: Plastische Operationen. Kuttner, A.: Die Röntgendiagnostik bei Erkrankungen der Nebenhöhlen, der Hypophysis der Zähne und der Ohren. Meyer, Edmund: Die phlegmonösen Entzündungen der oberen Luftwege. Kissling: Septischen Erkrankungen. - 2.1: Voss, O.: Die Verletzungen und chirurgischen Krankheiten des äußeren Ohres. Brühl: Die Funktionsprüfung des Gehörorganes. Preysing, H.: Die frische eitrige Mittelohrentzündung und der Trommelfellschnitt. Uffenorde, W.: Die chirurgischen Erkrankungen des inneren Ohres. - Die Chirurgie des Mittelohres - Beyer, H.: Antrumaufmeißelung; Güttich, A.: Die intrakraniellen Komplikationen der Mittelohreiterung; Döderlein: Die Chirurgie der Tuberkulose des Mittelohres; Beyer, H.: Radikale Freilegung der Mittelohrräume; Linck, A.: Die Hammer-Amboß-Extraktion. - 2.2.: Gerber, P.H.: Die intrapharyngeale Chirurgie des Nasenrachens. Kronenberg, E.: Die Chirurgie der Mundhöhle. Kronenberg, E.: Die Erkrankungen des Zungengrundes. Hölscher: Die Schwebelaryngoskopie. Jurasz, A.: Chirurgie der Gaumenmandeln. Henke, Fritz: Die Totalexstirpation der Gaumenmandeln. Umhofer, R.: Die Chirurgie der Rachenmandeln. - 3.: Seifert, O.: Die Chirurgie der äusseren Nase. Boenninghaus: Die Operation an den Nebenhöhlen der Nase. Katz, L.: Die intranasale Chirurgie. Hoffmann, R.: Die orbitalen Komplikationen der Nebenhöhlen. Kuttner, A.: Der Hypophysistumor und seine operative Behandlung. Ritter, G.: Die Chirurgie der Tränenwege. Heile, B.: Die chirurgische Behandlung der bösartigen Geschwülste des Oberkiefers. - 4.: Gluck & Soerensen: Die Resektion und Exstirpation des Larynx, Pharynx und Osophagus; Die Operationen an der Mandibula; Die Operationen an der Zunge; Die Ligatur der arteria carotis; Die Chirurgie der Schilddrüse. Hansberg: Die Laryngofissur. Blumenfeld, Felix: Endolaryngeale Operationen. Bockenheimer, Ph.: Die Tracheotomie. Mann, M.: Tracheo-Bronchoskopie. Starck, Hugo: Ösophagoskopie. - - - Ludwig Katz (1848-1909) wurde 1872 in Berlin promoviert und ließ sich 1878 in Berlin als Facharzt für Ohrenkrankheiten nieder. 1892 habilitiert (1907 Tit. Prof). Er war ein besonders zuverlässiger und geübter Forscher auf dem Gebiet der normalen und pathologischen Histologie des inneren Ohres. Er bearbeitete in diesem von ihm herausgegeben monumentalem Handbuch "Die intranasale Chirurgie". -cf.Fischer, p.743 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AESOP'S FABLES

      William Heinemann 1912 - 1st 1912. Very good condition with no wrapper. Limited edition of 1450 numbered copies. White buckram, pictorial gilt to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 13 superb colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper with lettered tissue-guards. 53 drawings, 19 full-page. 223 pages. 11.5 x 9". Spine browned. A couple of marks to covers. Book plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned and some pages. SIGNED by illustrator. Copy. No. 1010. Includes ephemera item advertising exhibition of the original water-colour drawing for Aesop Fables. Plates all present and in fine condition. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Korrektive Nasen- und Ohrenplastik (52 pp., 50 Abb, 21 Tafeln).

      - Hdb. speziellen Chir. Ohres u.d. oberen Luftwege, 1/2. - Hrsg. v. Ludwig Katz, Hermann Preysing & Felix Blumenfeld. - Würzburg, Verlag von Kurt Kabitsch, 1912, Gr.8°, (6), 481 pp., 456 Abb., 46 Taf., orig. Halbledereinband. First Edition of the FIRST MAJOR CONTRIBUTION BY "THE FATHER OF MODERN RHINOPLASTIC SURGERY". G.Aufricht - This contribution marks the establishing of modern rhinoplastic by Jacques Joseph. He "began originally as an orthopedic surgeon, but soon he became involved with the reducution of large, protruding ears. Apparently the rumor of his successful operation spread around, and one day a male patient appeared in his office, asking to have his unshapely large nose reduced. Joseph describes the psychologic effect of the conspicuous nose and makes the fundamental observation that the patient 'is happy to move around unnoticed'. He named this first operation "Rhinomiosis". He liked to coin technical terms, usually Greek and Latin (e.g. "Rhinomiosis" for nasal reconstruction, "Melomioplastik" for a face lift, or "Metopo-mioplastik" for wrinkles and frowns of the forehead). The day before his first operation Joseph tried it on a cadaver. He was extremely thorough, and his analytical approach manifested itself in the exact nose measurements, made before and after operation. I always admired this exactness when he fashioned a skin flap. He would measure the defect and flap from every angle, and carefully study the effect of turning the pedicle. The flap fitted perfectly; it never had to be streched to make up for shortage. His sense of form was that of an artist, I have never seen a better total nasal reconstruction, whether from the forehead or arm, than Joseph's. - Joseph had an ingenious and constructive mind and devised many instruments, some of them obsolete today. He had practically a special instrument for every step of a rhinoplasty. He also devised, for "aseptic" suturing, a horeshoe-shaped doublepronged forceps. It was to thread the suture material without touching either needle or the thread. He gave this method the fancy name "Apodactyle suture" (fingerless suture). This was to prevent stitch infections. Joseph did not use gloves, only three rubber fingers on each hand. He considererd the sense of touch important in endonasal plastic work. He did not wear cap or mask. Nevertheless, he observed accurate aseptic technique and had few complications. This was due to his extreme care and gentleness in handling tissues; he called it "biologic sense". Joseph amassed a vast experience which he crystallized into definite methods. No operative step was ever haphazard, nor without careful consideration. cf. Gustave Aufricht in McDowell, Source book of plastic surgery - Further content of this important volume: Pieniazek: Behandlung der Stenosen. Von Pieniazek. - Kosmetische Operationen - Port, G.: Prothesen; Stein, Alber E.: Die Paraffintherapie; Bockenheimer, Ph.: Plastische Operationen. Kuttner, A.: Die Röntgendiagnostik bei Erkrankungen der Nebenhöhlen, der Hypophysis der Zähne und der Ohren. Meyer, Edmund: Die phlegmonösen Entzündungen der oberen Luftwege. Kissling: Septischen Erkrankungen. - Natvig 22 - Plastic wedge strut for bulldog noses. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ã†sop&#39;s Fables. Limited Edition. [Aesop] Heinemann edition. Signed Limited Edition

      London: William Heinemann. G - : in Good condition. Lacking cloth to spine. Covers marked. Prelims browned. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscription to fep. Teg - remaining edges uncut. 1912. Limited Edition [1100/1450]. Green/gilt leather cloth cover. 290mm x 250mm (11" x 10"). xxix, 224pp. 13 tipped-in plates with captioned tissue-guards; many additional b/w plates and decorations. Signed by Rackham on the Limitation page. .

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        Irish Folk-History Plays: 2nd Series, The Tragic-Comedies : The Canavans - The White Cockade - The Deliverer

      G.P. Putman's Sons - 1912. Hardback. 198pp. v.adv. First American edition. published simultaneously in US and Great Britain. Contemporary ink inscription, dated December 4, 1913, on the ffep:" Dear Lily Carstairs - I am glad you have the comedies, because you are young and would laugh - A Gregory." Octavo (2,vi,) Publisher's binding. Keywords: Plays, Lady Gregory. First edition copy. . . Signed Copy. Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland .

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Inner-Arosa, "Chalet Sonnenberg", 29. XI. 1912. - 8vo. 7 pp. on 4 ff. To the painter Fürst, who had asked him a question concerning theosophy, in particular about the personal circumstances of one Ms. Martha Reif. Morgenstern gives detailed information on that lady, who - he supposes - was born in Wroclaw and was married to a painter. After some years living in Taormina, they are said to have divorced, and at the time of writing she resides in Vienna: "[.] I mention this lady, although one may never fully foresee how a personal acquaintance will work out, and whether or not it is helpful to our cause. There are so many mirrors that reflect the teachings of our occidental theosophists [.]" (transl.). - Slight spotting, with insignificant edge defects.

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        The Prince and Betty

      W. J. Watt & Company - [As per McIlvaine: A15a. Reissued. Popular Edition. Red paper covered boards, lettered in black. Non-pictorial cover. Four illustrations.] Illustrations by Will Grefe. Copyright page: Copyright, 1912, by W.J. Watt & Company | Published January. Book is in fair condition. Dust jacket is protected with Mylar. Some wear to the dust jacket. Pieces missing from the dust jacket (top and bottom of the spine, top of front cover, bottom of front cover). Other areas of dust jacket where smaller pieces are missing. Foxing on the panels of the dust jacket. Wear to the covers. The bottom of the front cover is very worn. Wear in the corners of the covers. Wear to the spine. Several black dots in the top right of the back cover. Foxing on some of the pages. All of our dust jackets are original. Please see our other P. G. Wodehouse Listings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VENUS & ADONIS

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1912. ONE OF 200 COPIES on paper (and 15 on vellum) n. Hardcover. 238 x 171 mm (9 3/8 x 6 3/4"). 57, [2] pp. ONE OF 200 COPIES on paper (and 15 on vellum). Appealing dark blue crushed morocco in the style of the Doves Bindery, covers gilt with plain rule border, both boards with a prominent wreath of Tudor roses, titling and date, raised bands, spine compartments ruled in gilt, vertical titling in three compartments, turn-ins with gilt French fillet, all edges gilt and gauffered with two rows of tiny dots. In a matching morocco-lipped slipcase.Tidcombe DP-30; For the binding: Tidcombe "Doves Bindery," p. 464. The usual faint offsetting from turn-ins, but AN IMPECCABLE COPY. This is one of the 26 intriguing (and obviously uncommon) examples Tidcombe has identified as imitation Doves bindings, a group of handsomely executed volumes that continue to be mysterious The same design was used for a copy of the 1909 Doves Press Shakespeare&#39;s "Sonnets" (Tidcombe 744). She differentiates between forgeries (those books that are stamp-signed with "C - S" and a date) on the one hand and unsigned "copies of Doves bindings or bindings in the Doves style" on the other. But she treats them as one group "because they have several features in common." For example, signed or unsigned, all of the suspect bindings cover Doves Press books, all are bound in dark blue morocco, and all have green silk double headbands with a visible red core. Tidcombe speculates that these bindings might have been executed between 1936 and 1938, and she observes that "the finishing on most of these bindings [as here] is of a very high standard." She also notes that the expert nature of the work on the covers is not matched by the typically less adroit stamp-signed signature, which she conjectures may have been added in the signed examples by another hand after the fact. Although Tidcombe suggests that the person responsible for the forged Doves bindings could possibly have been the former Doves Bindery finisher Charles McLeish, she does not settle on him or any other likely candidate. Whoever was behind them, the volumes in this puzzling group of bindings--like other forgeries and imitations of historically important cultural artifacts--are actively collected for their value as counterfeits. Written in 1592-93 with a plot based on passages from Ovid&#39;s "Metamorphoses," "Venus & Adonis" is one of seven works of Shakespeare--four plays and two other volumes of poetry--issued by the Doves Press. Cobden-Sanderson had cherished a vision of printing all of Shakespeare&#39;s work, but the quantity of the material and his own ill health made him realize that he could not live long enough to accomplish this. The text used for the Doves printing is from the 1593 first edition issued by Richard Field, with the nine errors in that work listed here after the colophon and corrected in our text.

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        Mrs. Dot: A Farce in Three Acts

      The Dramatic Publishing Company, Chicago 1912 - First American edition (from the sheets of the English edition with a new title page). 16mo. Printed wrappers. Front cover with rubberstamped cancel price of "75 cents" over the printed "50 cents" price. The front cover has a sticker from a distributor ("Baker's Plays") on the front wrap, and the corner of the half-title is a little clipped, else a fine and fresh, very bright copy. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Swedish Zoological Expedition to British East Africa 1911 [birds, reptiles and mammals].

      Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksells, 1911-1912. - Quarto,461 pp.,22 plates of birds, reptiles and mammals. Single volume binder's cloth with three parts, marbled boards with some damage, a sound copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Corpus nummorum Italicorum - Primo tentativo di un catalogo generale delle monete medievali e moderne coniate in Italia o da italiani in altri paesi.

      Accademia dei Lincei, 1912-1930, Roma, - In 4°, pagg. 600 ca. per ogni volume, numerose tavole fotoincise che raffigurano le monete. Monumentale opera di numismatica, composta in totale di 20 volumi che raccolgono le varie regioni italiane Si tratta di uno studio ancora oggi fondamentale per la catalogazione di monete. Opera assai ricercata e non comune. Disponiamo dei seguenti volumi, tutti in brochure originale a stampa: III - Liguria e Isola di Corsica IV - Lombardia (Zecche minori) VII - Veneto (Venezia parte I: dalle origini a Marino Grimani) VIII - Veneto (Venezia parte II: da Leonardo Donà alla chiusura della Zecca) IX - Emilia, parte prima (Parma, Piacenza, Modena e Reggio) Volumi ottimi. Abilmente restaurati i dorsi dei volumi III e IV. Prezzo caduno: [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ARMORIAL GENERAL DU VELAY ET DES ENCLAVES DE L'AUVERGNE, DU GEVAUDAN, DU VIVARAIS ET DU FOREZ FORMANT LE DEPARTEMENT DE LA HAUTE-LOIRE. PARIS. CHAMPION. 1912.

      - IN-4 (24 X 28,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE X + (2) ET 308 PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 BASANE VERTE A COINS, DOS A QUATRE NERFS, TITRE DORE, COUVERTURE CONSERVEE. TEXTE SUR DEUX COLONNES. ILLUSTRE DE 6 BELLES PLANCHES HORS TEXTE EN CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIE, SOUS SERPENTE, REPRESENTANT 252 BLASONS. (INSEREES PAGES 88, 148, 168, 328, 408 ET 496). EDITION ORIGINALE. "LIVRE RECHERCHE ET TRES RARE". (SAFFROY. II. 26546). PETITES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE SANS GRAVITE, LE DOS A VIRE AU MARRON, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE TRAGEDIE OF ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1912. ONE OF 200 COPIES on paper (and 15 copies on vellum) n. Hardcover. 235 x 165 mm (9 1/4 x 6 1/2"). 3 p.l., 7-140 pp., [2] leaves (colophon and errata). ONE OF 200 COPIES on paper (and 15 copies on vellum). Excellent navy blue crushed morocco, attractively gilt in the style of the Doves Bindery, covers with frame of plain and decorative gilt rules complemented by tulip and leaf cornerpieces, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with Art Deco-style tulip ornament, gilt titling in two compartments, turn-ins with gilt tooling similar to that on covers, all edges gilt, with two rows of gauffered dots. In a matching morocco-lipped slipcase. Tidcombe DP-29. For the binding: Tidcombe "Doves Bindery," p. 464. Just a hint of sunning to the spine, typical offsetting from turn-ins, two leaves with trivial marginal foxing, but A VERY FINE COPY, entirely clean, fresh, and bright internally, and the binding in pristine condition. This and the next two items are among the 26 intriguing (and obviously uncommon) examples Tidcombe has identified as imitation Doves bindings, a group of handsomely executed volumes that continue to be mysterious. She differentiates between forgeries (those books that are stamp-signed with "C - S" and a date) on the one hand and unsigned "copies of Doves bindings or bindings in the Doves style" on the other. But she treats them as one group "because they have several features in common." For example, signed or unsigned, all of the suspect bindings cover Doves Press books, all are bound in dark blue morocco, and all have green silk double headbands with a visible red core. Tidcombe speculates that these bindings might have been executed between 1936 and 1938, and she observes that "the finishing on most of these bindings [as here] is of a very high standard." She also notes that the expert nature of the work on the covers is not matched by the typically less adroit stamp-signed signature, which she conjectures may have been added in the signed examples by another hand after the fact. Although Tidcombe suggests that the person responsible for the forged Doves bindings could possibly have been the former Doves Bindery finisher Charles McLeish, she does not settle on him or any other likely candidate. Whoever was behind them, the volumes in this puzzling group of bindings--like other forgeries and imitations of historically important cultural artifacts--are actively collected for their value as counterfeits. And the fact that the present specialized catalogue offers three of the imitation Doves bindings Tidcombe has identified does not diminish the fact that they are uncommonly encountered (before now, we had owned two such copies in 35 years). Although Cobden-Sanderson printed 16 items before turning to something written by Shakespeare, seven of the last 35 Doves Press productions were authored by the Stratford bard. Probably first performed in 1607, "Anthony and Cleopatra," the tragic, classic story of lust and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt, is the third of those seven ("Hamlet" and the "Sonnets" were printed previously, in 1909).

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        Catalogue of the Collection of Birds&#39; Eggs in the Brirish Museum (Natural History). Five volume set

      London: British Museum Press. G : in good condition without dust jackets. Ex lib with usual stamps and markings. Cracking to inner hinges of some volumes though bindings remain tight. Volume III lacking front endpaper. Marking to spine of volume IV, split to cloth along spine of vol V. 1912. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 252pp, 22pp; 400pp, 24pp; 349pp, 17pp; 352pp, 25pp; 532pp, 29pp. 79 chromolithographic plates detailing birds&#39; eggs throughout the five volumes. Published 1901-1912. .

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        Loss of Titanic: 4 Vols

      Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Liverpool, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Four volumes of press clippings put together by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board on the sinking of the Titanic. Unique. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 4-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Ships & the Sea. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24506. . This is a SET of books, therefore heavier than a standard volume, and will involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        The Journal of Commerce Report of the "Titanic " Inquiry.

      The Journal of Commerce, London and Liverpool 1912 - Somewhat worn copy, bound into burgundy boards with worn extremities. This is the first one volume edition of the reports that were published serially in the Journal of Commerce, at the time. The original paper cover is loose, but easily re-attached. Advertisements interspersed among the daily reports. Internally very good. The first comprehensive account of the Titanic disaster. ( May - July 1912 ). 272 pages. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Buried Hull, Believed to Have Been "the Great Harry"

      - Original illustration art, pen and ink with wash and white gouache on illustration board, signed lower left18.5 x 14.75 inches, overall. Drawing done with meticulous attention to detail and historical accuracy, documenting the remains of a buried ship's hull discovered in 1912 in Woolwich, England, in the course of excavating the area for the construction of the Woolwich electricity works near Steamboat Pier Wharf. The upper stories of city buildings and a smokestack can be seen in the background. At the time the ship was unearthed, some experts thought it might be the Henry Grace a Dieu, also known as the Great Harry, a huge battleship of the early 16th century ordered by King Henry VIII. However, by 1970, the consensus was that it was more likely the Sovereign, a ship built in 1488 and known to have been docked in Woolwich in 1521 due to unseaworthy condition. Around the drawing of the lower central parts of the hull and masts, the artist has also outlined in white the contours of what the ship would have looked like whole, and included informational captions, showing that the prow and stern remained buried, that the hold was 40 feet wide and contained stone cannon balls. Another caption explains, "A small CREEK originally existed above this site, later on, in the last century, two small Graving Docks were built; these were filled in & subsequently dug out again for the Electricity Works now in course of construction above the unexcavated parts of the vessel." Surrounding the drawing are handwritten pencil notations, probably by the artist, that explain that the drawing shows what has been found so far, but does not show the present state of things "for a vast skeleton in reinforced concrete & its footings" had been built over it. He also noted that the boat was found piecemeal at first, and not all of it was unearthed because parts of it lay beneath existing homes and gardens on the right, and beneath the riverbank on the left. The notes also state that unfortunately, at first the workers did not realize what it was and some of the pieces were probably mistaken for old docks and debris and thrown away. Morrell further points out that the discovery caused added an expense of "many thousands of pounds" to the construction because the crews had to dig deeper to find solid ground for the footings of the building and they had to get the "great beams out of the way." George F. Morrell was an illustrator and writer and combined these talents as a pioneer of visual educational materials, active for over 50 years. He was a regular contributor to the British periodical The Children's Newspaper from its first issue in 1919 until shortly before his death in 1962, including a regular column on astronomy. Condition: Generally good with the usual overall toning and wear. Numerous notations in margins by artist. Scattered foxing, particularly in margins, can be matted out, though notations would be matted out too in that case. Likely intended for publication. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [Hauptbücher der Bier-Handlung Rudolf Roggenkamp in Oldenburg in Holstein - 1912-1933]. -

      (Oldenburg/Holst. 1912-1933). 2 Bände. Manuskript auf Geschäftsbuchvordruck, 221 Seiten, 18 Bll. Register mit Fingerregister, HLnbd., marmorierte Deckel, 32 x 21,5 cm; 480 Seiten, 23 Bll. Register mit Fingerregister, HLnbd., 33 x 22 cm. Das erste Hauptbuch reicht von 1912 bis 1927 (auf dem Deckel der handschriftliche Titel: "Debitoren Buch vom 1. Januar 1912 bis 31.12. 26 [sic]"), das zweite Hauptbuch reicht vom Januar 1929 bis 1933 (Auf dem Deckel der handschriftliche Titel: "Haupt-Buch. Januar 1929"). Der Bierverlag von Rudolf Roggenkamp befand sich in der Kuhtorstraße in Oldenburg in Holstein. Festgehalten sind in beiden Büchern Liefermengen und Preise und die Schulden der Kunden. Die Summen der Rechnungen sind auch für die Monate der Hochinflation im September und Oktober 1923 festgehalten. - Gehandelt wurde durch die Firma Roggenkamp hauptsächlich Bier, aber auch Mineralwasser (Selters), Schnaps (Kümmel) und Zigarren. Zu den Kunden zählten u.a. mehrere Pastoren, der Oldenburger Bürgermeister Meyerhoff und der Graf von Reventlow auf Gut Favre. Alle oder fast alle Kunden waren im östlichen Holstein: Oldenburg, Göhl, Burg auf Fehmarn, Johannisdorf, Johannisthal, Lütjendorf, Giddendorf, Augustenhof, Quals, Friedrichsthal, Heiligenhafen, Grube, Seegalendorf bei Gremersdorf, Güldenstein, Rosenhof, Cismar, Giddendorf, Kremsdorf, Gosdorf, Süsel, Weißendorf, (Gut) Gaarz, Siggen, Dahme, Heringsdorf, Weißendorf... - Beiliegend 1.: Hefter mit ca. 80 Rechnungen - die meisten von der "Brauerei zur Eiche" in Kiel (die Rechnungen stammen aus den Jahren 1927 bis 1929). - Beiliegend 2.: Weiterer Hefter mit Rechnungen der "Brauerei zur Eiche" aus den Jahren 1930 bis 1933. - Beiliegend 3.: Weiterer Hefter mit ca. 12 Rechnungen der "Brauerei zur Eiche" aus dem Jahr 1934. - Beiliegend 4.: 6 einzelne Rechnungen und Lieferscheine (u.a. mit einer lithographierte Rechnung der Cigarrenfabrik S. Reiss in Bruchsal). - Etwas berieben und bestoßen und deutlich fleckig, die Rechnungen in den beiliegenden Heftern zum Teil stärker angerändert, die Metallteile der Hefter stark rostspurig. Sonst ordentliche Exemplare..

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        De inlandsche kunstnijverheid in Nederlandsch Indië. 5 delen. Compleet.

      's-Gravenhage , Boek en kunstdrukkerij v/h Mouton, 1912-1930. 240 82 (XL), 373, 277, 291, 279 pp. Linnen. *banden (deels) en ruggen verkleurd, rug deel 5 beschadigd, bibliotheekstickertje op voorplat en binnenzijde band, bibliotheekstempeltje op schut- en titelbladen, verder goede staat*.Deel 1: Het vlechtwerk, Deel 2: De weefkunst, Deel 3: De batikkunst, Deel 4: De goud- en zilversmeedkunst, Deel 5: De bewerking van niet-edele metalen.

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

      Washington: Government Printing Office. 1912. First. First edition. Senate Document No. 726 (62nd Congress, 2d Session, 1911-1912). Octavo. [2], iv, 1163pp., [3] folding charts. Complete as issued in the original beige publisher&#39;s cloth. Moderate soiling to the boards, very good or better. The complete transcript of 18 days of dramatic testimony given by 82 surviving passengers and crew within days of the disaster. The American inquiry, conducted by a special subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee and chaired by Senator William A. Smith began on April 19, 1912, thus preceding the British inquiry that began on May 2. An exceptional, well-preserved copy with all three folding charts in fine condition. .

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        Quickborn - Volksleben in plattdeutschen Gedichten ditmarscher Mundart. Gedruckt als sechzehntes Buch der Ernst Ludwig Presse für den Insel-Verlag zu Leipzig in fünfhundert Exemplaren, davon fünfzig auf van Gelder-Bütten.

      Im Insel-Verlag., Leipzig, 1912 - Einband von F. W. Kleukens. Der Abdruck erfolgte mit Genehmigung der Klaus Grothschen Erben und der Firma Lipsius und Tischer in Kiel. Hier: Eines der seltenen 50 Exemplare in Pergament auf van Gelder-Bütten! 318 S. 1050g. Sprache: de Guter Zustand, Kopfgoldschnitt, zweiseitig unbeschnitten (minimale Gilbung), Textbereich und Vorsätze sauber.

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        Der Sturm. Übersetzt von A.W. von Schlegel. Mit Bildern von Edmund Dulac.

      F. Bruckmann,, München, 1912 - München, F. Bruckmann, 1912. 29,5x23 cm. 4 Bl., 128 S., 2 Bl. Mit 40 farb. Tafeln. Mit schönen Titelblättern. OPp.-Bd. mit goldgepr. Rückenverzierung und Kopfgoldschnitt. (Schliessbänder fehlen). - Sauberes, schönes Exemplar. OPp.-Bd. mit goldgepr. Rückenverzierung und Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Hoppers

      London: W & R Chambers, circa, 1912. Quarto, 12 full sepia lithographs, illustrated, neat early ownership inscription on front endpaper; in the original full-colour illustrated boards, except for a few bumps at extremities and a small chip with slight loss at the base of the spine, in unusually good condition. An unusually fine copy of the first edition of this justly famous children&#39;s book following a family of anthropomorphised kangaroo characters - &#39;perhaps the best known story entirely devoted to the kangaroo&#39; (Robert Holden, {i The Mint Exhibition}, 1985). This excellent copy is particularly notable for its largely intact spine, as the work is nearly always seen with rather extensive damage to this area, and is indeed very commonly rebacked. The book is illustrated with 12 delightful full page sepia lithographs as well as many textual illustrations. Set in Australia amongst a number of adorable native animals including a koala and an emu, the wonderful illustrations capture the Hopper family&#39;s many adventures as they run their general store. It has recently been shown the authors of this book were sisters Bessie and Nancy. The Parkers produced a number of picture books including {i Arctic Orphans, Lays of the Greys, }and {i Cinderella at the Zoo, }all with anthropomorphised animals.

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        The History of the Hoppers.

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

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

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

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

      Washington: Government Printing Office. 1912. First. First edition. Senate Document No. 726 (62nd Congress, 2d Session, 1911-1912). Octavo. [2], iv, 1163pp., [3] folding charts. Complete as issued in the original beige publisher&#39;s cloth. Moderate soiling to the boards, very good or better. The complete transcript of 18 days of dramatic testimony given by 82 surviving passengers and crew within days of the disaster. The American inquiry, conducted by a special subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee and chaired by Senator William A. Smith began on April 19, 1912, thus preceding the British inquiry that began on May 2. An exceptional, well-preserved copy with all three folding charts in fine condition. .

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        Catalogue des Tableaux Modernes. Aquarelles, Dessins. Pastels. Sculptures. Tableaux Anciens. Dessins Anciens. Objets d&#39;Art & d&#39;Ameublement... Madame la Marquise Landolfo Carcano

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

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        GRAND CANYON OF ARIZONA FROM HERMIT RIM ROAD.

      New York. 1912. - Elephant folio chromolithograph print, 34 1/4 x 25 inches, plus margins. In fine condition. This majestic print is the largest and most dramatic of Thomas Moran's printed works. It was published by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad in 1912, after the original oil commissioned for (and still owned by) the line. It shows a tremendous sweep of the scenery of the Grand Canyon from the Hermit Rim, with the bright colors of the Canyon shown dramatically against the turbulent sky. Thomas Moran, famous for his superb landscapes of the West, first painted the Grand Canyon in 1873 when he painted his "Chasm of the Colorado," which he sold to Congress the following year. In 1892 he visited the Canyon as a guest of the Santa Fe Railroad, whose line now brought tourists within easy reach, and painted a large canvas for the line in return for a free trip. The Santa Fe Railroad completed a spur line to the rim in 1901, and consistently sponsored "artist's excursions" there from 1901 to 1912, as well as purchasing paintings to serve as a basis for promotional efforts. In 1912 the railroad capped twenty years of association with Moran by commissioning this picture and producing this large chromolithograph. Almost all copies of this Moran print were soon distributed by the Santa Fe Railroad as a promotional gift. Few of these have survived, generally being badly framed, usually without glass, and displayed in poor conditions. A small number remained in the archives of the railroad, and so have retained their untrimmed and pristine state. The present copy is one of these, a fine copy of Moran's most striking printed image. Nancy K. Anderson, ed., THOMAS MORAN, pp.301, 320 (detail).

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        Shanghai General Chamber of Commerce Hansard (all five)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) SHANG HAI ZONG SHANG HUI YI SHI LU ( QUAN 5 CE )

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

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

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

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        Magyar Iparmuveszet: Az Orszagos Magyar Iparmuveszeti Muzeum es Iskola es az Orsz. Magyar Iparmuveszeti Tarsulat Közlönye (1912, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1917-18) 6 volumes bound in 5.

      Kiadja Azorszagos Magyar Iparmuveszeti Tarsulat 1912-1918, Budapest - Folio. 1912: VIII, 388pp. 1913: VIII, 430pp. 1914: VIII, 492pp. 1916: VII, [1], 344pp. 1917-18: VIII, 302, IV, 176pp. Contemporary three-quarter green cloth over marbled paper covered boards, with gilt-lettered maroon leather title laid on spine. Decorative initials and tailpieces. Bound volumes containing six years of the most important Hungarian decorative arts periodical ever published. Profusely illustrated throughout with b/w photographic reproductions depicting a wide range of decorative and graphic arts (many in Jugendstill / Art Nouveau). Includes b/w and color drawings of theatre decor and characters by Léon Bakst, Edward Gordon Graig and Ernst Stern; Interior designs by Baillie Scott, Lajos Kozma, József Vágó and Albin Müller; Examples of architectural work by Ignác Alpár; Paintings by Mathurin Méheut; Woodcuts by Ferenc Helbing; Stained glass windows by Douglas Strachan, Sándor Nagy and Mariska Undi; Examples of poster designs by Árpád Ékes; Sculptures by Eduard Telcs, Ödön Moiret, etc. Each volume contains several plates in color. The last issue of 1916 announces the death of Emperor Franz Joseph I, while the first issue of 1917 is mostly devoted to the late Emperor's funerals and the coronation of Charles I. Some age wear and scuffing on bindings. Usual age toning on leaves. Text in Hungarian, with captions in Hungarian and French (up to the outbreak of WWI), then in Hungarian and German. Tight copies with bindings in good, interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR

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

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        Modes et Manieres D'Aujourd'Hui. 1914 - 1919. Annees de Guerre Douze Guoaches de Georges Lepape. Douze Poemes de Henry-Jacques

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

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