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        Ranunkeln und Anemonen.

      1912. Farbholzschnitt, 1912, (Schwarz, Orange, Gelb, Grün, Blau, Violett), auf dünnem Japan-Bütten, signiert, von anderer Hand betitelt und als Handdruck bezeichnet. Darstellungsgr. 32,7 : 36,7 cm, mit schmalem Rändchen. Schmaler Lichtrand; obere Ecken etwas faltig. Merx 225.. Thiemann war ein Schüler von F. Thiele (1868-1945) in Prag. Mehrere Reisen unternahm er nach Europa. In Liebotz bei Prag bildete er 1906-1908 eine Ateliergemeinschaft mit W. Klemm (1833-1957). 1908 zog er nach Dachau.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. (sechste) Auflage, Prachtausgabe, 20 + 3 Bände, Neuer Abdruck.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1905 - 1912. - Die 6. Auflage gilt als Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte und als größtes und prächtigstes Lexikon seiner Epoche. Es gibt sie in zahlreichen unterschiedlichen Ausgaben, die sich durch eine überaus reizvolle Jugendstil-Ornamentik auszeichnen. de 56000 Exemplar mit sehr guter Rückenansicht; Rücken und Gelenke kaum berieben, Goldprägungen noch hochglänzend; Deckelleinen im Wesentlichen sauber, wenige Deckel minimal fleckig (kaum sichtbar). Seiten (vor allem Ränder) partiell etwas fleckig; eine Tafel durch Verklebung leicht beschädigt. Bd. 20 mit altem Besitzerstempel auf Titelblatt.In toto außen sehr gutes, innen etwas fleckiges Exemplar. Mit drei seltenen Ergänzungsbänden. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Grundwerk in 20 Bänden (A – Z), der Ergänzungsband 21 sowie sie Supplementbände 22 und 23, insgesamt somit 23 Bände. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei Rückenschildern aus rotem Leder und reicher Goldprägung im Jugendstil-Liniendekor. Einbanddecken mit grüner Leinenbespannung, Goldfileten und Lederecken. Kopfgoldschnitt., seitlicher und unterer Buchschnitt grün eingefärbt. Illustrierte Vorsätze mit Golddruck. Es handelt sich um die so genannte Königsausgabe (Prachtausgabe) der viel gerühmten sechsten Meyer-Auflage, die es in unterschiedlichen Varianten gibt. Gänzlich neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Grundwerk in 20 Bänden mit 18.600 Seiten und 150.000 Artikeln mit 16.831 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text sowie auf 1.522 Illustrationstafeln (darunter 180 Farbdrucktafeln, zumeist Chromolithogra phien). Es erschienen noch vier Ergänzungsbände (Bd. 21: Ergänzungen und Nachträge; Bd. 22: Jahressupplement 1909 – 10; Bd. 23: Jahressupplement 1910 – 11; Bd. 24: Jahressupplement 1911 – 12) sowie drei Kriegsnachträge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Visit to India

      Macmillan & Co., Limited, London 1912 - Hardcover. Vellum boards with gilt lettering and design. Extremities heavily rubbed, boards stained and discolored. Previous owners bookplate on paste-down endpaper, stamp on ffep. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stieler's Atlas of Modern Geography : 100 Maps with 162 Inset Maps Engraved on Copper

      Gotha [East Germany] : J. Perthes 1912 - Folio. German. Bound in contemporary paper vellum. Black cloth boards. Gilt lettering on leather spine label. Good binding and cover. Front board starting. Red page ends. Chipping and loss to leather spine label. Shelfwear. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. Faint color pencil marks on title page. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        AESOP'S FABLES

      London: Heinemann, 1912. Deluxe Edition Limited to 1450 copies SIGNED by Arthur Rackham, this No. 64. Mint condition. Deluxe Edition Limited to 1450 copies SIGNED by Arthur Rackham, this No. 64. xxx, 224p. Quarto. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 13 tipped-in color plates, and 53 drawings (19 full-page). Translated by Vernon Jones with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton. Bound in an unsigned binding - but surely by Bayntun - in full red morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine densely gilt with titles and animal panel ornaments with intricate surrounds, triple-ruled covers, similar dentelles. Riall p. 111.

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        Futility or The Wreck of the Titan

      London: Arthur F. Bird, 1912. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST UK EDITION. London: Arthur Bird, 1912. 162 pp. Light orange cloth with black lettering. Very Good hardcover. No jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Bookplate on paste down, offsetting to ffep. Fore edge has spots of foxing. A bit of smudging to cloth. Nice condition overall.The scarce first British appearance of Morgan Robertson's novella about a ship called the Titan, which hits an iceberg and sinks in the North Atlantic. Numerous parallels with the Titanic disaster 14 years after the book's first publication (in the US) have been noted by many readers.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        DES CHATS A TRAVERS LE MONDE. (Cats of Many Lands).

      Paris, Raphael Tuck & Fils, circa 1912.FIRST FRENCH EDITION circa 1912, 325 x 230 mm, 13 x 9 inches, colour illustrated card covers with large extra colour illustration on upper cover (seated Spanish dancer cat with 2 admirers, 1 with tambourine) and repeat of Japanese cat on lower cover, 6 text pages. 8 superb full page full colour illustrations of wonderful large jolly dressed cats. 12 large black and white illustrations in the text, heightened with pale blue, also of dressed cats. Delightful humorous French text, partly printed on colour plates. A little chipping to spine paper, 10 mm (½") at head, 20 mm at tail, corners very slightly worn, slight darkening of upper cover at top edge with very slight staining, very faintly showing also at top of first page and last text pages, 10 mm (½") closed edge tear to 1 text page. A very good plus copy, as scarce in the original English version as in the French. The colour plates: Scottish cat plays bagpipes; Irish pig farmer cat goes to market; French cats learn golf; Italian lady cat goes to market with milk and oranges; flirtatious Japanese cat dances for two admirers; Dutch cat and kitten among the windmills bring in the milk for the world famous cheese; Swiss cats on honeymoon take fright seeing the bear of Berne; and Red Indian cat in full head - dress and moccasins draws back his bow. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Der Weg zwischen ... (?). Öl auf Leinwand, um 1912. Verso auf dem Rahmen (schwer lesbar) zugeschrieben, betitelt und datiert. 24 x 35 cm. Gerahmt.

      1912. . Sommerliche Landschaft mit Feldweg, zu beiden Seiten mit Bäumen gesäumt, links im Hintergrund eine Windmühle.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Fur, Feather and Fin Series. Twelve volume set. The Partridge; The Pheasant; The Grouse; The Red Deer; The Hare; The Salmon; The Rabbit; The Trout; The Fox; Snipe and Woodcock; Wild Fowl; Pike and Perch

      London: Longmans Green & Co. G+ : in Good (plus) condition - Some fading to gilt on spines. Heraldic bookplates to front pastedowns. Some inscriptions to prelim pages of some volumes and one private library blind-stamp. Minor wear and marking to one volume (Wildfowl) with minor damage to edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. 1912. Reprint. Light brown hardback cloth cover with illustration. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 276pp, 24pp ;265pp, 24pp; 293pp32pp; 320pp, 32pp; 263pp, 32pp; 267pp, 32pp; 256pp; 272pp, 32pp; 238pp; 298pp; 278pp; 279pp. Non uniform set comprising various editions as follows: The Partridge; The Pheasant; The Grouse; The Red Deer; The Hare; The Salmon; The Rabbit; The Trout; The Fox; Snipe and Woodcock; Wild Fowl; Pike and Perch. Editions published between 1894-1912. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        LAS SECTAS Y LAS SOCIEDADES SECRETAS A TRAVES DE LA HISTORIA

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1912.16 x 23 cm. 799+1171 Pags. Estudio analitico y descriptivo de las principales sectas misteriosas y de las sociedades secretas mas importantes, comprendiendo desde las creencias de las primitivas civilizaciones hasta las ultimas modalidades del sindicalismo contemporaneo. Ref-9.1 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Bee, Princess of the Dwarfs

      London: J M Dent & Co, 1912. TEG. 128 pgs. Bound in cream cloth with elaborate design and titling to cover and spine, a few tiny spots to upper front cover, endpapers slightly browned, previous owner's name on dedication page. Wonderful fairy story by Anatole France, stunningly illustrated by Charles Robinson in 17 mounted color plates with tissue guards as well as mounted color chapter heads, small b&w decorative elements throughout as well as illustrated endpapers. A luscious book and one of our favorite Charles Robinson titles.. First Edition. Near Fine. Illus. by Charles Robinson. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA]
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        Die Moral der Musik. Aus den Briefen an einen Musiker. Zweite, gänzlich umgearbeitete Aufl. Leipzig, Insel-Verlag 1912. 4to. 131 S. Weinroter ecrasierter Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit Rücken- u. Deckeltiel, goldener Deckelvignette (Inselschiff) u. Kopfgoldschnitt.

      . . Erstausgabe und eines von 25 numerierten Exemplaren in Maroquin. Mit R. M. Rilke verband Rudolf Kassner lebenslang eine tiefe Freundschaft. Rilke widmete ihm die achte Duineser Elegie, und hielt ihn zeitweise für den hellsichtigsten Kulturphilosophen der Gegenwart. Exemplar aus dem Besitz von Heinrich Stinnes mit eigenhändigen Nameszugauf dem Vorsatz. Tadellos erhalten. - Wilpert/Gühring 2/17. - Sarkowski 881.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        Blumenstilleben.

      1912. Lithographie, 1912, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, signiert und datiert. 45,4:31,9 cm. Die Darstellung besticht durch die feine zeichnerische Durchbildung der Blumen, ausgewogene Lichtinszenierung und kontrastierende Ornamentierung des Tischüberwurfes. Von der für die Künstlerin charakteristischen kubistischen Formensprache, bekannt durch ihre Stick- und Webarbeiten, ist hier nichts spürbar.. Die Künstlerin studierte an der Kunstgewerbeschule Hamburg in der Klasse "Akt- und Porträtzeichnen" von E. Dülberg (1888-1933), den sie 1915 heiratete. 1919 zog das Künstlerpaar nach Ober-Hambach bei Heppenheim/Bergstraße. Dort unterrichtete sie wie ihr Mann an der Odenwaldschule. Seit 1920 war sie Mitglied der "Darmstädter Sezession" und beteiligte sich an den Ausstellungen der Gruppe. In dieser Zeit entstanden erste Bildstickereien und Webereien. 1922 Scheidung. Anschließend war sie Schülerin am Bauhaus in Weimar bei J. Itten (1888-1967), P. Klee (1879-1940) und W. Kandinsky (1866-1944). 1924 heiratete sie den am Bauhaus tätigen Goldschmied N. Slutzky (1894-1965) und im gleichen Jahr zog sie nach Wien. Auch diese Ehe wurde 1927 geschieden und sie kehrte nach Hamburg zurück. 1936 emigrierte sie nach Nizza, wurde dann über das Sammel- und Durchgangslager Drancy in das Konzentrationslager Auschwitz deportiert, wo sie ermordet wurde.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        The Colors Of The United States Army 1789-1912

      New York: Privately Printed at the Gillis Press, 1912. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. blue stiff wrappers over boards. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 80 pages. 31 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 124 of 125, a signed presentation copy dated January, 1913. Twenty plates, some in color of Regimental unit colors. The Infantry of the Army which succeeded the Continental Army did not carry the stars and stripes until 1841: generally, in the early years the Army's national flag color was blue, the regimental color, white. Plates present colors of Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, and Engineers. Laid-in are three additional proofs. The author was appointed a Deputy Police Commissioner for New York City in 1903; John Davis, Governor of Massachusetts (1787-1854) was his grandfather. Clean and sound internally, front cover paper label chipped, paper spine label lacking.

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        Kreuz und quer durch Deutschostafrika (Deutsch-Ostafrika)

      Berlin, Eigenverlag des Verfassers, (1912). Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf Tafeln und einer beiliegenden Faltkarte. Mit einer kurzen Danksagung von Dr. K. Dantz an den Verfasser. - Pfund begleitete Karl Dantz, Bergassesor im Dienst des Auswärtigen Amtes auf seiner zweiten afrikanischen Expedition, 1899. Als Resultat dieser und wieterer Reisen entstand dieser Reisebericht von Kurt Pfund. 8°, 256, originaler roter Papp-Einband in Lederoptik, mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Gold-Kopfschnitt, , Karte in den Faltkreuzen gerissen sonst in schönem sauberem Zustand. - Leider fehlt die Titelseite, diese leigt als Kopie bei. Sonst ist das Buch vollständig. Kanten gering berieben. Bindung fest. Seiten sauber. In gutem bis sehr gutem Zustand..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Werner Eichel]
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        Bill the Minder

      Constable & Co.. Hardcover. London, 1912. Folio, 254 pp., original publisher's vellum-covered boards. No. 3 of 380 copies of the first edition, signed by Robinson. A very good copy in its original binding. Contents generally excellent, with Robinson's illustrations beautifully presented. Tissue guards intact. A few condition issues: some foxing to preliminary pages, normal discoloration to endpapers, rubbing and foxing to covers, small tears to vellum at front hinge at head and heel of spine (each about an inch), faint mark in ink on cover, final page torn at corner with loss. Remains in very good minus condition overall, quite attractive and sound. A nice copy, difficult to find in the publisher's binding. . Very Good. 1912. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        SOME REMINISCENCES

      1912. [to Reggie & Maisie Gibbon] London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912. 2 pp undated ads. Original dark blue cloth. First Edition of this autobiographical work, which initially appeared serially in Ford Madox Ford's newly-founded "English Review."~What is remarkable about Conrad's reminiscences is how clearly he employed fictional techniques worked out with Ford,... wherein the narrative intensity increases as the story develops. To achieve that, Conrad used a constantly interrupted narrative as a way of unsettling conventional sequences and, thereby, established anticipation of the next episode. Conrad needed a method that permitted intimacy, up to a certain point, and then withdrawal, when he had revealed enough... so his reminiscences would be matters of attack and retreat. [Karl]~SOME REMINISCENCES is generally believed to have slightly preceded the American edition -- which, as with subsequent English editions, was titled A PERSONAL RECORD. Wise claimed that only 1,000 copies were printed (apparently including some bound by Bell as the colonial issue), but Nash records have not survived to substantiate this.~This copy is in fine, bright condition (discreet bookplate of the remarkable Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger). Cagle A15b.1. Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.~This is an inscribed presentation copy from Conrad, with the following in his hand on the front free endpaper: "To | Maisie and Reggie | from their affectionate | J.C. | 1912". Perceval "Reggie" Gibbon (1879-1926) was, like Conrad, a former seaman who had become a writer; both used J.B. Pinker as an agent, which may be how they first met. When Conrad suffered his nervous breakdown in early 1910 (as he was completing UNDER WESTERN EYES), it was Gibbon who came to the rescue: Jessie Conrad later wrote of those months, "If it had not been for Perceval Gibbon who came often and always, it seemed, in the nick of time, I feel sure I would not have held out" [quoted in Karl p. 680]. Gibbon dedicated his Margaret Harding to the Conrads in 1911, and a few years later Conrad would reciprocate by dedicating VICTORY to Gibbon and his wife Maisie. Conrad and "Reggie" had a rather intense flurry of correspondence during the 'Teens, but most of it was lost during the Great War so not a lot is known about their friendship. At one point the two men considered collaborating on a play based on both men's early seafaring experiences in Africa (as in Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"). Toward the end of the war, Gibbon was a war correspondent with the Italian Army for The New York Times, and after the war he became a major in the British Royal Marines. As veteran Conrad collectors know, the most intimate inscriptions Conrad wrote were those he signed merely "J.C.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Frankfurt am Main. Ansicht von der Sachsenhäuser Seite mit der Alten Brücke und Brückenmühle, im Hintergrund der Dom.

      1912. Farbholzschnitt in Schwarz, Grau, Violett, zwei Grüntöne, 1912, nummeriert, signiert und datiert. Darstellungsgröße 43,3:51 cm, Blattgröße 46,5:54,3 cm. Verso an den Rändern Reste alter Verklebung. Jungnickel nahm 1911 eine Professur an der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Frankfurt am Main an. Das künstlerische Ergebnis dieses Aufenthaltes sind eine Reihe von Farbholzschnitten mit Frankfurter Ansichten, die ihm in Fachkreisen hohes Lob einbrachten.

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        Elementary Principles of Economics

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1912. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, buff endpapers. Spine darkened, edges rubbed, tips worn, front free endpaper slightly abraded from erasure of inscription, marginal toning, joints starting. First "published" edition of Fisher's textbook of economics, preceded by two "trial" editions, one in 1910 under the title of Introduction to Economic Science, the other in 1911 under the same title as this one. "The experimental editions, of which there were two, were made possible by special arrangement with the publishers. This gave opportunity for thorough trial for two years in classrooms at Yale ... The present - the third and final - edition is the first to be offered to the general public" (Preface). "Fisher was the consummate pedagogical expositor, always clear as crystal. He hardly ever wrote for fellow experts. His mission was to educate and persuade the world. He took the trouble to lead the uninitiated through difficult material in easy stages. Whenever he was teaching or tutoring students, he wrote handbooks or texts for their benefit - in mathematics and science when he was still a student himself, in the principles of economics when he was the professor responsible for the introductory course. Fisher's economics text was published in 1910 and 1911. Its graceful exposition of sophisticated theoretical material will impress a modern connoisseur" (Tobin in The New Palgrave 2, p. 370).

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        Osenni Son P'esa v Chetyrekh Kartinakh ( The Autumn Dream/ a Play in Four acts)

      St. Petersburg 1912 - Thin 8vo, decorated wrappers. Slightly soiled, small chip to spine; internal split between pages 16 and 17. First edition of Elena Guro's second book in an edition of 500 copies. Two black and white portraits and three color relief half-tone plates. Two pages of printed music, a suite for violin and piano, "Osenni Son". The portraits are relief half tones of her son, who died as a child, the drawing showing what he might have been at eighteen. Elena Guro was a Russian painter and poet, a founder and inspiration of Russian Futurism. She was an organizer with her husband Mikhail Matyushin, and others of the avant-garde literary group Hylaea. She died of leukemia in l1913 and here husband, Khlebnikov, Kruchenyk and Malevich published "Troe" in her memory. Matyushin composed music for the opera 'Victory Over the Sun." References: Getty, Russian Modernism, 237. MoMA, Russian Avant-Garde Book, checklist 8. Size: Thin 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        Umbra Vitae. Nachgelassene Gedichte. München, Kurt Wolff 1924. 4to. 64 S. Mit 47 Orig.-Holzschnitten. Orig.-Leinenbd. mit Einbandillustration (Orig.-Holzschnitt).

      . . Ein Juwel expressionistischer Buchkunst und Ernst Ludwig Kirchners buchkünstlerisches Hauptwerk. Die Holzschnitte wurden von den Originalstöcken abgezogen und die gesamte Buchausstattung erfolgte nach Angaben des Künstlers. Georg Heym, der 1912 mit 24 Jahren beim Eislaufen in Berlin tödlich verunglückte, war ein Meister poetischer Intensität. Eines der bedeutendsten illustrierten Bücher des Expressionismus. Nur in 500 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt. Sehr gute Gesamterhaltung. - Dube 759-807. - Lang 175. - Jentsch 152.

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        Theorie des Geldes under der Umlaufsmittel

      Munich & Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot,, 1912. Octavo (227 × 146mm). Publisher's printed wrappers, restored. Spine and chipping to wrappers professionally restored, traces of sellotape remaining, paper library label stuck to front wrapper. Some spotting but still a very good copy. First edition of Ludwig von Mises's principal work, a detailed sophisticated explanation of the quantity theory of money based on the subjective, marginal utility theory, in which he "succeeded in integrating money into micro-theory, demonstrating how the marginal utility of money interacts with utilities of other goods and with the supply of money to determine money prices" (Murray N. Rothbard, in The New Palgrave).

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        ROOT AND BRANCH A SEASONAL OF THE ARTS

      Flansham, Sussex: The Pear Tree Press, 1912-13.. Volume One, numbers one through four (paginated continuously) Large octavo. Publisher's linen-backed printed boards, untrimmed. Spine and board edges considerably chipped, but internally very good or better, partially unopened. Edited, illustrated and designed by James Guthrie. The four numbers of this incarnation of this irregular quarterly, including Guthrie's own prose and artwork, artwork by Pickford Waller. Jack Yeats and others, and text by Davies, Bottomley, et al. Two poems by "Edward Eastaway" (i.e. Edward Thomas) appear in the final number. Through various suspensions and revivals, ROOT AND BRANCH continued until 1919. ECKERT, p.159. RANSOM (PEAR TREE) 15-18.

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        The Lost World

      Hodder Stauton 1912 - First edition without dust jacket as usual. There are some drawing of dinosaurs on the blank pages and a slightly faded spot on back cover the size of a nickel. A Professor Challenger adventure.A very sound copy of a SF classic by the author of Sherlock Holmes [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dave Silva]
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        Hoernes Buch des Fluges, Wien 1912, 3 Bände komplett, 1900 Seiten, phantastische Bilder, Namenseintrag auf Vorsatz, gering beschabt, Band 2 Buchrücken angeplatzt - ansonsten sehr gut

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        Dracula

      William Rider and Son, 1912-01-01. Ninth Edition [1st Rider Edition. Hardcover. Good. First thus. London: William Rider and Son Limited, 1912. 404 pp. + 4 pages of ads at rear. Ninth edition. (First thus with dated title page.) Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Good+ hardcover. Clean pages. Cloth mottled, stained and a bit soiled, worn away at head. Light foxing to edges. Hinge at rear starting. Spine dulled. Nice condition overall.A rare early edition of the supernatural/ horror classic.

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        Konvolut von 17 militärischen Aquarellen aus den Franzosenkriegen in Tirol. Unterschiedliche Formate davon sieben ca. 23 x 39 cm und 10 im Format 44 x 30 cm.

      1912 - Um 1912. Die Szenen und Skizzen zeigen den Tiroler Kampf gegen die Franzosen, möglicherweise waren einige der Szenen gedacht für ein Bühnenbild. Hauptsächlich sind es Uniform-Adjustierungen der Franzosen, deren detailgetreue ansprechend ist. Die meisten Entwürfe sind beschriftet und mehr oder weniger ankoloriert. Siehe Foto. Auf Wunsch werden auch Einzelfotos zugesandt. - Franz Burian, dessen Lebensdaten nicht genau feststellbar sind war Illustrationsmaler, Buchschmuckkünstler. Geboren am 23. Jänner in Bielitz, Österreichisch-Schlesien. Tätig in Wien von 1905 bis um 1925, wohnhaft in Wien 6, Esterhazygasse 8. Mitarbeiter der Zeitschrift "Die Muskete". Er stellte auf der 38. Ausstellung in der Sezession, Wien, April - Juli 1911, "Illustrationen", aus. - Randläsuren, Gbrsp., insgesamt interessante Folge von Aquarellen zum Thema "Tiroler Freiheitskampf". Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        CECIL ALDIN'S HAPPY FAMILY.

      London, Frowde/Hodder & Stoughton, 1912.FIRST EDITION 1912, small 4to, 245 x 210 mm, 9¾ x 8¼ inches, cloth backed, extra embossed coloured plate mounted on upper cover, lettered gilt on upper cover and spine, black and white vignette to spine, top edge gilt, no pagination. 36 delightful mounted colour plates, 30 single and 6 double page, many charming large line illustrations, all of dressed animals, sometimes beautifully attired, sometimes not. Stories: the adventures of Hungry Peter, the Pig; Rufus, the Cat; Humpty & Dumpty, the Rabbits; Rags, the Dog; Master Quack, the Duckling; and Forager, the Puppy. Expertly rebacked and restitched, original backstrip laid down, 5 mm (¼") of original cloth missing from head and tail of spine, slight wear to 'C' and 'A' at top of spine, couple of minute rust marks near tail of spine, corners slightly worn, a few tiny scratches to plate on upper cover, lower cover lightly marked. Occasional slight faint foxing and occasional pale fingermark, a few plate mounts a little worn along edges, 2 mounts reinserted, 1 with small amount of cream paper adhering to inner margin, a little pencil erased from lower margin of 1 text page and 1 mount, leaving slight scoring, otherwise a very good copy of a scarce wonderful book. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The Broad Highway. A Romance of Kent. With Illustrations by C.E. Brock. FAMILY PRESENTATION COPY OF THE AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK

      Sampson Low Marston & Co., [1912]. 4to., First Illustrated Edition, on laid paper, with a coloured frontispiece (original captioned tissue guard present), coloured illustrated title and 23 fine coloured plates (all original captioned tissue guards present), free endpapers mildly browned, half-title and a few preliminaries lightly spotted; original blue pictorial cloth, upper board elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt with small coloured illustrated (not repeated in text) mounted in oval frame, gilt back, gilt top, uncut, backstrip lightly sunned (but all gilt bright and entirely legible), joints with a little surface rubbing else a very good, bright, fresh copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO HIS AUNT JENNY SANSUM WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION (DATED 1918) ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. THIS COPY WAS PASSED IN TURN TO GRANDDAUGHTER PHYLLIS OAKDEN. A SPLENDID FAMILY COPY OF FARNOL'S SECOND BOOK. IT IS VERY UNUSUAL TO FIND SUCH AN EARLY DATED PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION. The work was first published in 1910. . Catalogs: modern firsts.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The Broad Highway. A Romance of Kent. With Illustrations by C.E. Brock. FAMILY PRESENTATION COPY OF THE AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK

      Sampson Low Marston & Co 1912 - 4to., First Illustrated Edition, on laid paper, with a coloured frontispiece (original captioned tissue guard present), coloured illustrated title and 23 fine coloured plates (all original captioned tissue guards present), free endpapers mildly browned, half-title and a few preliminaries lightly spotted; original blue pictorial cloth, upper board elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt with small coloured illustrated (not repeated in text) mounted in oval frame, gilt back, gilt top, uncut, backstrip lightly sunned (but all gilt bright and entirely legible), joints with a little surface rubbing else a very good, bright, fresh copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO HIS AUNT JENNY SANSUM WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION (DATED 1918) ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. THIS COPY WAS PASSED IN TURN TO GRANDDAUGHTER PHYLLIS OAKDEN. A SPLENDID FAMILY COPY OF FARNOL'S SECOND BOOK. IT IS VERY UNUSUAL TO FIND SUCH AN EARLY DATED PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION. The work was first published in 1910. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        PIERRE L'EBOURIFFE Joyeuses Histoires et Images Drolatiques Pour les Enfants de 3 a 6 ans. Traduit sur l'Edition Originale par Trim. ( Struwwelpeter ).

      Paris, Librairie Fischbacher, S.A. printed by Auguste Weisbrod, Francfort, 1912.REPRINT 1912 (dated on lower cover), small 4to, 263 x 208 mm, 10¼ x 8¼, French text, red cloth spine, buff boards with hand coloured repeat of title page, publisher's adverts to lower board. Hand coloured title illustration (repeating illustration on page 1 of the original except that centre illustration at lower edge of Gaspard seated at the table is replaced by the publisher's imprint). 24 pages of hand coloured illustrations. This Struwwelpeter is notable for having a huge mass of straight hair hanging down to his ankles. Edges of covers just very slightly darkened, slightest wear to corners, contents exceptionally clean and bright. Near Fine excellent copy of a title scarce in any edition. French version of Struwwelpeter following the original illustrations quite closely. First published in 1860, Fischbacher was still publishing this version in 1929 (see BNF). The early French editions stated that it was translated from the German of Dr Hoffmann, but for obvious reasons from 1872 onwards this this information was dropped. Not in Baumgartner. The illustration of Pierre on page 2 is very close to the second design made by Hoffmann in 1858 (for image of Pierre see Bilderwelt page 238, but this shows the 1929 cover which is quite different from our copy). 'Regardez un peu, le voici: / Pierre l'Ebouriffe! Fi! Fi! / Quand on veut lui peigner la tete / Le sale dit: Non! et s'entete...' MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Katalog der historischen Abteilung der ersten internationalen Luftschiffahrts-Ausstellung (ILA) zu Frankfurt am Main 1909.

      Frankfurt, Wüsten, 1912.. (27 x 19,5 cm). XXI, 513 S. Mit 80 Abbildungen und 2 doppelblattgroßen Tafeln. Original-Leinwandband.. Seltene Originalausgabe dieses Standardwerks zur Geschichte der Luftfahrt. - Einband leicht berieben, sonst gut erhalten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Frankfurt am Main. Ansicht von der Sachsenhäuser Seite mit der Alten Brücke und Brückenmühle, im Hintergrund der Dom.

      1912. Farbholzschnitt in Schwarz, Grau, Violett, zwei Grüntöne, 1912, nummeriert, signiert und datiert. Darstellungsgröße 43,3:51 cm, Blattgröße 46,5:54,3 cm. Verso an den Rändern Reste alter Verklebung. Jungnickel nahm 1911 eine Professur an der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Frankfurt am Main an. Das künstlerische Ergebnis dieses Aufenthaltes sind eine Reihe von Farbholzschnitten mit Frankfurter Ansichten, die ihm in Fachkreisen hohes Lob einbrachten.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Osenni Son P'esa v Chetyrekh Kartinakh ( The Autumn Dream/ a Play in Four acts)

      St. Petersburg, 1912. St. Petersburg, 1912. Thin 8vo, decorated wrappers. Slightly soiled, small chip to spine; internal split between pages 16 and 17. First edition of Elena Guro's second book in an edition of 500 copies. Two black and white portraits and three color relief half-tone plates. Two pages of printed music, a suite for violin and piano, "Osenni Son". The portraits are relief half tones of her son, who died as a child, the drawing showing what he might have been at eighteen. Elena Guro was a Russian painter and poet, a founder and inspiration of Russian Futurism. She was an organizer with her husband Mikhail Matyushin, and others of the avant-garde literary group Hylaea. She died of leukemia in l1913 and here husband, Khlebnikov, Kruchenyk and Malevich published "Troe" in her memory. Matyushin composed music for the opera 'Victory Over the Sun." References: Getty, Russian Modernism, 237. MoMA, Russian Avant-Garde Book, checklist 8. . Decorated Wrappers. Near Fine. Illus. by Matyushin, Mikhail and Elena Guro. Thin 8vo.

      [Bookseller: marilyn braiterman rare books]
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        Poems: Old and New

      London - John Murray, 1912. London - John Murray, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A nice collection of Newbolt's works, in a Hatchards binding. First Edition. Poems include: Songs of the Fleet, Drake's Drum and Vita Lampada. Sir Henry John Newbolt (6 June 1862 19 April 1938) was an English poet. Newbolt is chiefly remembered for his poemVitae Lampada (or 'Vita Lampada'). The title is taken from a quotation by Lucretius and means 'the torch of life'. It refers to how a schoolboy, a future soldier, learns selfless commitment to dutyduring cricket matches in the famous Close at Clifton College. Condition: In a full crushed morocco binding with gilt edges. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean. Overall: FINE.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        THE WOOLWORTH BUILDING Highest in the World

      F. W. Woolworth 1912 Wear & chipping to covers, with slight staining. Internally ok, small creasing to one of two fold - out floor plans ; Published while the Woolworth Building was still under construction, it was the tallest building in the world from its completion in 1913 until 1930, when 40 Wall Street and then the Chrysler Building were completed. Contains detailed architect style floor plans ; Color Illustrations; Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        Poupées de Paris. Bibelots de luxe.

      - Paris, Librairie de la Collection de dix, A. Romagnol éditeur, 1912. In -4, pp. 129-(3) con 40 acqueforti (di cui 38 f.t.) di LOBEL-RICHE. Legatura coeva mezzo marocchino a punte, titolo in oro al dorso a 5 nervi, taglio superiore dorato, conservata brossura editoriale. Edizione originale. Tiratura complessiva di 300 esemplari, questo uno dei 168 se vélin d'Arches (n. 160). Monod 3146. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Freddi]
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        Sense & Sensibility

      London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1912. London: Macmillan & Co., Limited,, 1912. With An Introduction by Austin Dobson. Octavo (179 × 114 mm). Bound by Root & Son in polished dark orange calf, with two green morocco labels, spine lettered in gilt with gilt raised bands and gilt compartments, boards double ruled in gilt, board edges and turn ins gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. With 39 pages of black and white illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Spine a little faded and rubbed, minor marginal foxing, contents slightly cockled. A very good copy. A handsomely bound copy, with Brock's charming and fresh illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Broad Highway. A Romance of Kent. With Illustrations by C.E. Brock. FAMILY PRESENTATION COPY OF THE AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK

      Sampson Low Marston & Co., [1912]4to., First Illustrated Edition, on laid paper, with a coloured frontispiece (original captioned tissue guard present), coloured illustrated title and 23 fine coloured plates (all original captioned tissue guards present), free endpapers mildly browned, half - title and a few preliminaries lightly spotted; original blue pictorial cloth, upper board elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt with small coloured illustrated (not repeated in text) mounted in oval frame, gilt back, gilt top, uncut, backstrip lightly sunned (but all gilt bright and entirely legible), joints with a little surface rubbing else a very good, bright, fresh copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO HIS AUNT JENNY SANSUM WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION (DATED 1918) ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. THIS COPY WAS PASSED IN TURN TO GRANDDAUGHTER PHYLLIS OAKDEN. A SPLENDID FAMILY COPY OF FARNOL'S SECOND BOOK. IT IS VERY UNUSUAL TO FIND SUCH AN EARLY DATED PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION. The work was first published in 1910.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        A Negro Explorer At The North Pole. With a Foreword by Robert E. Peary, and an Introduction by Booker T. Washington

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1912. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1912. First Edition. An unusually fine copy. Henson (1866-1955) became Peary?s valet on a canal survey trip to Nicaragua in 1887-1888, and accompanied Peary on trips to the arctic in 1891. He became indispensable to Peary on these expeditions, particularly for his resourcefulness in equipment handling. It took Peary and Henson eighteen years of Arctic expeditions to gather the expertise to reach the Pole, and return. On an 1891 expedition they proved that Greenland was an island. On April 6, 1909, Peary, Henson and four Inuit made it to the North Pole; with Henson planting the American flag. It took the expedition five months to return and send the message by cable, ?Stars and Stripes nailed to the North Pole -- Peary.? Dr. Frederick Cook claimed to have reached the Pole earlier, but a commission of the National Geographic Society credited Peary, a process that became necessary once again in the 1980s when an astronomer charged that Peary missed the mark, not an unlikely scenario in the days before radio and GPS receivers. In 1989 the National Geographic Society once again endorsed the claim of Peary?s expedition, but this is a controversy that is not likely to ever completely disappear. When Peary and Henson returned from the North Pole many were unable to accept this black man as a hero.

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        The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Include The Bells, The Raven, The Haunted Palace, Dreams, etc. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac

      New York: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. (1912).. New York: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. (1912)., 1912. First Dulac Illustrated Edition. Quarto. Bound in recent black half morocco with gilt titles and gilt tooling to spine, marbled boards. Publisher's original blue and black embossed upper board with gilt titles bound in at rear, decorative original bell motifs end papers bound to front. Illustrated with 28 colour plates and several sepia tinted headpieces. One plate, Olalume, with a small waterstain, marginal only, to inner upper corner. A handsome copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Der Ruf. Selbstbildnis aus dem Jahr 1910. Originalfarblihographie. (Umschlag aus: "Der Ruf. Ein Flugblatt an junge Menschen. Herausgegeben vom akademischen Verband für Literatur und Musik in Wien. Wien und Leipzig, Verlag Brüder Rosenbaum. Sonderheft Krieg, Nr. 3, November 1912).

      . Blattgrösse: 22,2xx14 cm, unter Passepartout.. Verso bedruckt mit dem Inhaltsverzeichnis der Nummer und dem Vermerk "Das Reinerträgnis diesses Heftes ist dem Verein zur Schaffung einer österreichischen Luftflotte bestimmt". - Die östrerreichische, frühexpressionistische Zeitschrift erschien unregelmässigen Abständen von Februar 1912 bis Ende 1913.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Svenska Fruktsorter. Mit 100 chromolithogr. pomologischen Tafeln.

      Stockholm, Norstedt und Söners (1912).. HLdr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RTitel und KGoldschnitt. 4to. - Erste Ausgabe, eine zweite erschien 1924. - Die schönen Tafeln zeigen verschiedene Sorten Äpfel (50), Birnen (25), Kirschen (10) und Pflaumen (15). Zu jeder Tafel jeweils 1 Seite Erläuterung. - 2 Tafeln mit Klebespuren. Rücken tlw. mit Schabspuren und etw. verblichen. -.

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst GmbH vorm. F. Dörling Gmb]
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