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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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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.

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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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        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 1912. 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 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.

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        Poupees de Paris.

      "Bibelots De Luxe. Compositions et gravures originale de (Almery) LOBEL-RICHE. Paris: Librairie de la Collection des Dix, 1912, first Lobel-Riche edition, number 129 0f 109 deluxe copies on Japon Imperial (total edition 300), with 40 original etchings (38 full-page) with titles on lower margins + additional suite of 40 etchings (all hors-texte) on Japon blanc à la forme, each with remarques. Many of the etchings signed in the plate. 13.25 x 9.75 in. (33 x 24 cm), 110 pp., text in French, in publisher's wrappers, boards chemise and slipcase; an excellent copy without faults. Great images of beautiful female nudes by Lobel-Riche, Alméry: 1877-1950".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat DE VRIES & DE VRIES]
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        Über das Geistige in der Kunst, insbesondre der Malerei. Dritte Auflage.

      München, R. Piper, 1912,. Gr.-8vo (ca. 24 x 19 cm). Mit 8 Taf., 3 Tabellen u. 10 Originalholzschnitten von Kandinsky. Titel u. Vortitel in Rot u. Schwarz. 6 Bl., 125 S., 2 Bl. OPp. m. grüner Deckelillustr. u. Rückentitel. Grüner Kopfschnitt, sonst unbeschnitten.. Erschien im Jahre 1912 in 3 schnell aufeinander folgenden Auflagen von je 1000 Exemplaren, die 3. Ausgabe blieb gegenüber der 2. unverändert. - Ecken bestoßen, Deckel leicht verzogen. 2 Tafeln u. angrenzende Textseiten m. leichten Flecken, sonst sauber. Insgesamt ein wohlerhaltenes Ex. der programmatischen Hauptschrift Kandinskys. Beiliegend stark lädierter Orig.-Schutzumschlag m. wiederholter Deckelillustr.

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        Alexander's Bridges

      William Heinemann, London, 1912. First UK and first illustrated edition of the author's most uncommon first novel. 8vo. 182pp. Brown cloth lettered in gold at spine and in black at upper board with a blind-stamped border. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece illustration by F.Graham Cootes and three further plates, none of which appear in the US edition. A scattering of spotting to edges and preliminary leaves, and to some occasional text leaves throughout. A nice bright copy. Originally serialised in three parts under the title 'Alexander's Masquerade' in McClure's, the first US bookform issue appeared in April 1912 with this UK issue following three months later (with 'Bridge' pluralised in the title). Crane does not note a 32-page publisher's catalogue bound in at the rear. Although several copies have been identified which do have this catalogue, this copy does not but we are unable to determine a priority.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Orig. tegning til "Klods-Hans".

      . 1912. 30,5 x 22,5 cm. Blyant, tusch, daekhvidt og vandfarve. Signeret for neden t.h. SB. * Tegningen var gengivet i Klods-Hans. Billedet forstiller en fader og hans lapsede sön. Teksten löd: " Faderen: - Intet andet Menneske vilde vove at komme saa tit som du og plyndre mig for mine surt erhvervede Penge. Sönnen: - Det skulde jeg ogsaa meget have mig frabedt." Holst Eriksen, s. 94..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        El mundo científico. Inventos modernos.

      - Tomo I: encuadernación holandesa con lomo en piel y cubiertas en tela estapampada. Tomos 9, 10 y 11 encuadernados en holandesa en tela. Cuarto mayor. 4 vols. Tomos I, 9, 10 y 11. Cabeza y pie del lomo del tomo 9 algo deteriorados. Bordes y puntas rozados. 1912. 1920. 1922. Buen estado general. Barcelona. Ciencias. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Reciclaje]
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        Nolde, Emil. - "Porträt Dr. Leber".

      . Holzschnitt, auf Japanpapier, 1912. Von Emil Nolde. Audflage Exemplar Nr. 1/10. 29,5 x 19,5 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 32 x 24 cm (Blatt) / 38 x 27 cm (Trägerblatt). Schiefler / Mosel 103. Außerhalb der Darstellung rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und links nummeriert 2I.10.". Verso Sammlerstempel Helmut Goedeckemeyer mit den Initialen "Goe". - Provenienz: Nachlass Helmut Goedeckemeyer, Frankfurt am Main. - Einer von (mindestens) 11 Abzügen. - Papier leicht gebräunt und im unteren Randbereich etwas berieben. Papier insgesamt leicht knickspurig. Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Emil Nolde (1867 Nolde in Schleswig-Holstein - 1956 Seebüll). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Hauptvertreter des deutschen Expressionismus. 1884-88 Lehre als Schnitzer und Möbelzeichner in Flensburg. 1888 tätig in München und Karlsruhe, Abendkurse an der Kunstgewerbeschule ebenda. 1889 in einer Berliner Möbelwerkstatt. 1892 Lehrer für ornamentales Zeichnen und Modellieren an der Kunstgewerbeschule in St. Gallen. Der Erfolg den er mit ersten Landschaftsaquarellen und Zeichnungen hat, ermöglicht es ihm, als freischaffender Maler zu leben. 1898 Ablehnung an der Münchener Akademie durch Franz von Stuck. 1899 Besuch der Academie Julian in Paris. 1901 Umzug nach Berlin, Mitglied der Berliner Secession. 1906 Ausstellung in der Galerie Arnold in Dresden. Mitglied der Künstlergruppe "Die Brücke". 1911 werden seine Bilder von der Berliner Secession abgewiesen, worauf hin sein Austritt erfolgt und er in die Neue Secession eintritt. 1912 Bekanntschaft mit Alexej Jawlensky. 1913/14 Expedition nach Neu-Guinea. 1926 Übersiedlung nach Seebüll. 1931 Mitglied der Preußischen Akademie der Künste und Erscheinen der ersten Autobiografie "Das eigene Leben". 1937 werden seine Arbeiten als "entartete Kunst" diffamiert. 1941 Malverbot. Es entstehen kleinformatige Aquarelle, die sogenannten "ungemalten Bilder". 1952 Berufung in die Friedensklasse des Ordens "Pour le Merite".; 110.

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        Alexander's Bridges

      William Heinemann, London, 1912. William Heinemann, London, 1912. First UK and first illustrated edition of the author's most uncommon first novel. 8vo. 182pp. Brown cloth lettered in gold at spine and in black at upper board with a blind-stamped border. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece illustration by F.Graham Cootes and three further plates, none of which appear in the US edition. A scattering of spotting to edges and preliminary leaves, and to some occasional text leaves throughout. A nice bright copy. Originally serialised in three parts under the title 'Alexander's Masquerade' in McClure's, the first US bookform issue appeared in April 1912 with this UK issue following three months later (with 'Bridge' pluralised in the title). Crane does not note a 32-page publisher's catalogue bound in at the rear. Although several copies have been identified which do have this catalogue, this copy does not but we are unable to determine a priority.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Tagebuch der indischen Reise. Als Manuskript gedruckt. (= Opus II der Einhorn-Presse).

      Berlin, Einhorn-Presse; Berlin : Otto von Olten, 1912.. 34x20 cm. [216] Seiten. Vom Verfasser [Mit Monogramm] handschriftlich und mit laufender Zahl bezeichnet, hier Nr. I38. Plan und Ausstattung des Druckwerks von Melchior Lechtner. Leder. Goldschnitt, Innenkantengoldschmuck, Lesebändchen. Gedruckt auf eigens angefertigtem Alt-Bütten. 5 Seiten in Schwarz u. Grün gedruckt. Einband berieben, stellenweise auch stärker. Buchrücken lichtverfärbt. Seitenränder schwach stockfleckig. Ansonsten gutes, festes Exemplar..

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        Little Pageant Plays for Children

      London - Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd., 1912. London - Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd., 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of E. E. Bloxam's Pageant Plays for Children. Bound in cloth with pictorial front board. First edition. Scarce. A sweet little book of pageant plays for children. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including bumping and water stains to the boards. Internally the pages are clean and bright with very mild spotting on the first and lastfew of pages and the very occasional spot throughout. There is a nameplate on the front pastedown. Overall the condition is very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Mighty Army

      sp;- London - Wells Gardner, Darton and Co, 1912. sp;- London - Wells Gardner, Darton and Co, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An attractive historical storybook for children. First edition. With many beautiful full-colour illustrations by Stephen Reid, and black and white woodcut head and tail pieces. With a copperplate inscription of one Gladys Daw to front free endpaper, dated 1914. Condition: In original quarter cloth binding with pictorial paper covered boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing, shelfwear and the odd mark to boards. Internally, firmly bound and clean. Printed on green-brown paper. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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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.

      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".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Reptiles, Amphibia, Fishes and Lower Chordata

      London - Methuen and Co., 1912. London - Methuen and Co., 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this fascinating study of reptiles, amphibians, fish, tunicates and cyclostomata. Including physiological, reprodutive and behavioural characteristics, along with their place within their ecosystems and environments. Beautifully illustrated throughout with four coloured plates, thirty-three black-and-white plates, a folding map and multitudinous vignettes and figures within the text, collated complete. Richard Lydekker (1849 1915) was an English naturalist, geologist and writer of numerous books on natural history. He was responsible for the cataloguing of the fossil mammals, reptiles and birds in the Natural History Museum. Lydekker was also influential in the science of biogeography. In 1895 he delineated the biogeographical boundary through Indonesia, known as Lydekker's Line, that separates Wallacea on the west from Australia-New Guinea on the east. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally smart, with some marks to the boards and some minor shelfwear to the spine only. Internally, generally firmly bound, although some hinges strained in places. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        THE NEW BOOK OF GOLF. With contributions from Mrs. Ross (Nee Miss May Hezlet), Bernard Darwin, James Sherlock, A. C. M. Croome, and C. K. Hutchison

      Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1912. Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1912. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.6 inches). Frontis and 66 photographic mono illustrations, many full page. Some foxing throughout, mostly confined to the margins, and offsetting to the blank endpapers but still a very good, tight and square copy in the publishers grey cloth boards with colour illustrations and lettering to the front board and spine.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Royal and Ancient Game of Golf

      London: for Golf Illustrated Ltd. by the London and Counties Press Association Ltd., 1912.. London: for Golf Illustrated Ltd. by the London and Counties Press Association Ltd., 1912., 1912. First Edition. The Subscribers' Edition, Limited to 900 copies of which this is No.187. Space for the name of subscriber left blank but original purchase invoice, dated 23/7/12, enclosed. Folio; pp. xxvi, 276. Publisher's original full red morocco with titles in gilt to spine and upper board, decorative device in gilt to upper; white end papers, all edges gilt. With 3 colour plates, 2 photogravures, and numerous illustrations in text. Head and tail pieces by Harry Rountree. Lower corner of 5 leaves dog eared, pages 3 to 12. Binding charmingly darkened a little with age, gilt bright. A sound, handsome copy of one of the major books on the history and technique of Golf.

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        "Skizzenbuch" originaler Leinenband mit signiertem und datiertem Vorsatz und 27 nur einseitig verwendeten Zeichenbuchblättern ca.12x19cm. Die Blätter aus festem Zeichenpapier enthalten mehr oder wenig skizzenhaft ausgeführte Zeichnungen und sind teilweise

      . bezeichnet und datiert und stammen alle aus dem Jahre 1912.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        "Reliefplan aus Papier gefertigt von Johannes Eichardt Hofbuchbinder Berlin S.W." Dreidimensionale Vogelschauansicht von Potsdam mit südlicher Umgebung.

      Berlin, um 1912.. (29 : 30 cm). Geschichtete Pappe, mit gedruckten Kartenausschnitten beklebt, bemalt und farbig bestäubt, schablonenbeschriftetes Herstellerschild. In starkem, mit Papier und Leinwand bezogenen Papprahmen (37 : 38 : 3 cm).. Maßstabsgetreues Relief der Potsdamer Heide, im Zentrum der Kleine Ravensberg. Nördlich davon sind die 1902 eingeweihte Kriegsschule auf dem Brauhausberg, südlich die Observatorien auf dem Telegraphenberg erkennbar. Vom Stadtgebiet sind Nowawes im Osten, die ehemalige Altstadt mit dem Stadtschloß und die entstehende Brandenburger Vorstadt im Westen erfaßt, einschließlich des Charlottenhofer Reviers von Park Sanssouci. Der Luftschiffhafen und die Kirche auf Hermannswerder, beide 1911 eingeweiht, sind bereits eingetragen. - Johannes Eichardt ist in Zeitungsinseraten zwischen 1899 und 1907 als Buchbinder für Architekturbedarf in Berlin nachweisbar. Sein 1910 für die Brüsseler Weltausstellung gefertigtes Modell des Charlottenburger Tores (im Berliner Technikmuseum) wurde 2008 zur Rekonstruierung der originalen Kandelaber im Schinkel-Stil herangezogen. - Glasabdeckung entfernt, sonst wohlerhalten.

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        THE PRINCE AND BETTY

      Mills & Boon , 1912. Mills & Boon , 1912. First UK edition. Original red cloth lettered in gilt to spine and black to the upper cover. A very good copy indeed, bright with minor marking to the spine. Ownership name and W.H.Smith sticker to the front pastedown, internally very fresh. On the basis of a serialisation in Ainslee's Magazine, Wodehouse was commissioned by romance publishers, Mills & Boon, to adapt the work for the British audience. The book was published in May 1912 shortly after the American edition based on the serialisation. In our experience one of the scarcest of Wodehouse's novels, particularly so in nice condition.

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        Cupid and Psyche

      London - Herbert and Daniel, 1912. London - Herbert and Daniel, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A beautiful book of Woodward's English translation of Apuleius' famous story. First edition. Printed at the Chiswick Press. George Ratcliffe Woodward (27 December 1848 3 March 1934) was an Anglican priest who wrote mostly religious verse, both original and translated from ancient authors. The best-known of these were written to fit traditional melodies, mainly of the Renaissance. He sometimes harmonised these melodies himself, but usually left this to his frequent collaborator, composer Charles Wood. Cupid and Psyche is a legend that first appeared as a digressionary story told by an old woman in Lucius Apuleius' novel, The Golden Ass, written in the 2nd century AD. Apuleius likely used an earlier tale as the basis for his story, modifying it to suit the thematic needs of his novel. With originalprotective paper wraps. Condition: In original imprinted paper-covered boards. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Almost all pages are unopened at the top edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Aesop's Fables

      Heinemann, London 1912 - A Very Good Hardcover Book in Cream Cloth. Toning to the spine. Foxing to the endpapers and a few sporadic spots of foxing throughout. With tipped in Color and Black & White Illustrations. Heraldic Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper of Capt. Cordell William Firebrace, Officer of the 7th Hussars. ; Color and Black & White; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Illustrator First Illustrated Edition; First Printing [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Italian Lakes

      London - Adam and Charles Black, 1912. London - Adam and Charles Black, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A charming exploration into the lakes of Northern Italy. Third impression of the first edition. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout, with sixty-eight plates with their original captioned tissue guards. With publisher's advertisements to the rear. Condition: In original illustrated cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, with only some very light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally firmly bound, although with some light background foxing. Previous owner's ink stamp to the front free endpaper and bookseller's label to the front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Das Mineralreich

      Esslingen u a., Schreiber, J.F., 1912. Brauns, Reinhard, dr. "Das Mineralreich". Titeltafel, Titelbl., 440 S. Mit 73 chromolith. Farbtaf., 14 Lichtdrucktaf., 4 Kunstdrucktaf. und 275 Textill. Unveränderter Neudruck d. Erstausg. 1903. Esslingen und München, Schreiber, 1912. Hldr. mit Goldpr. am Deckel und Rücken.. Ungelesen, Text und Tafeln absolut sauber, nur auf d. Titelbl. oben schonungslos ausradierte Name mit d. Papierbruch ca. 5 cm. Einband schön, Lederecken. - Mineralogie. und Rücken oben nur wenig berieben. Farbholzschn. Ex-libris am Vorsatz.

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        Beyond the Pir Panjal

      London - T.Fisher Unwin, 1912. London - T.Fisher Unwin, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of thisaccount of the time spent by missionary Ernest Neve in Kashmir. With numerous monochrome plates throughout, and a folding map. Including chapters on the people of Kashmir, the geography of the place, and a study of village life. Condition: In a decorative grey cloth binding. Externally smart, with just some light bumping. Internally,firmly bound. Ink signature to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages arebright and clean, with just the odd spot to the textblock edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Einzelbauarten der Weichen- und Signal-Stellerei.

      Braunschweig, 1912.. 6-seitiges Inhaltsverzeichnis, 68 Tafeln, z.T. 2-seitig, 16 Trennblätter, 34cm. grüner Einzelblattordner. "Diese Neuausgabe der Zeichnungssammlung zeigt eine Auswahl unserer gegenwärtig gebräuchlichen Bauarten von Eisenbahn-Sicherungsvorrichtungen. Dabei sind auch die unter unserer Mitwirkung bearbeiteten Einheitsformen der Preußisch-Hessischen Staatseisenbahnen durch Wiedergabe der meisten bis jetzt erschienenen Einheitsblätter vertreten." Alle im Inhaltsverzeichnis aufgeführten Blätter sind vollständig und gut erhalten. Einband fleckig und berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Falz am Rücken leicht beschädigt, Papier gebräunt, Heftmechanik scheint in Ordnung zu sein (habe sie nicht geöffnet).

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Kasel]
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        INSEL-BÜCHEREI.

      . 179 Bände.Lpz.(u.Frankf.), Insel 1912 - 1989, Or.-Buntpapierbände.Umfangreiche Sammlung mit meist aus den 20er u.30er Jahren stammenden Ausgaben.Keine Doubletten, aber 17 Titel in Auflagen-bzw.Ausstattungsvarianten.Wenige Rücken gering schadhaft, Vorsätze meist m.Besitzvermerken, sonst gut erhalten..

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        Geschichte der Margaretha von Valois. Gemahlin Heinrichs des Vierten, von ihr selbst beschrieben.

      1912. Insel, Leipzig, 1. Auflage.. Sarkowski 1062 VA. Mit je einem Frontispiz. Braune O-Lederbände mit Kopfgoldschnitt und Goldprägung, 268 / 246 S., 12°.. Eines von 50 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Hier Nr. 2. Rückenkanten leicht berieben, Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, sonst sehr gut., Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden,

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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      Hannover, Juli 1912.. 142:101 mm auf Trägerkarton.. Am Trägerkarton die Widmung "s[einem] l[ieben] Lembke", d. i. Joachim Gustav Ernst Lembke, von 1911 bis 1934 Pfarrer in Gröben (Ludwigsfelde) und Vorsitzender der Altherrenschaft der Cimbria/Greifswald, mit dem Löns als Mitglied der Studentenverbindung Turnerschaft Cimbria seit seinem kurzen Medizinstudium in Greifswald 1887/88 bekannt war. Die Photographie - eines der bekanntesten Portraits von Hermann Löns - entstand 1908 im Atelier des Photographen Fritz Wellhausen und zeigt den Schriftsteller in Jagdkleidung; unterhalb von Widmung und Unterschrift ist eine Wolfsangel gezeichnet. - Etwas verblaßt, beschabt und fleckig; die Verso-Seite mit Resten alter Montage. - Sehr selten.

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        La Comoedia....con la Esposizione di Giuseppe Lando Passerini da Cortona [The Divine Comedy]

      Florence: Leo S. Olschki, , 1912.. Florence: Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1912. Limited edition, created for the 700th anniversary of The Divine Comedy. Folio, original full blind-tooled calfskin over wooden boards, with ornate patinated metal bosses, catches, and center-pieces. Woodcuts originally reproduced from the 1491 edition. In near fine condition, lacking the clasps. A beautiful presentation. The Divine Comedy is an epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between c. 1308 and his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature, and is recognized "as one of the greatest works of world literature" (Bloom, The Western Canon).

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        Abel. Zeitschrift für Sklaverei. Herausgeber: Balduin Bählamm.

      Mchn., Goltz., Fasching 1912.,. 8°. 23 SS. mit mehr. Karikaturen. Illustr. Orig.-Kart. (Richard Seewald und Rolf von Hoerschelmann) mit OBuchbinde.. Dietzel/Hügel 4; Raabe, Zeitschriften 5. - Faschingsscherz Schwabinger Dichter und Künstler, eine Parodie auf Erich Mühsams Zeitschrift "Kain. Zeitschrift für Menschlichkeit". Redaktion: Graf Paul Keyserling jr. Mit meist pesudonymen Beiträgen, aber auch von A. von Gleichen-Rußwurm, B. Olden und Roda Roda. Die Karikaturen von H. Bing, R. von Hoerschelmann, R. Seewald und E. Thöny. OBuchbinde mit Hinweisen auf den Inhalt und dem Vermerk "Illustriert!" - Im Rand minimal gebräunt. Sonst sauber und frisch.

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        Das Königliche Hoftheater in Stuttgart. Der Autor widmete das Werk seiner Majestät König Wilhelm II. von Württemberg.

      Alexander Koch Verlag, Darmstadt, 1912.. 80 Seiten. Zahlreiche Diagramme und Schwarz-Weiß-Fotografien von den architektonischen Details der sowohl im Großen Haus und dem ursprünglichen Kleinen Haus. Foliant. Hardcover/Pappeinband.. Aus den Nachlass von Karl Band. Einband etwas berieben und minimal bestossen. Papier altersgemäß leicht nachgedunkelt. Innen sehr sauber und gepflegt. Ein dem Alter entsprechend sehr gutes Exemplar. - Das Königlichen Hoftheater war ein Komplex von Opernhäusern in Stuttgart, Deutschland. Es wurde zwischen den Jahren 1909-1912 errichtet und teilweise während des Krieges zerstört und heißt jetzt Staatstheater Stuttgart.

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        The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture and Rural Economy

      London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1912. London - The Gresham Publishing Company, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete and comprehensive rural andagricultural encyclopaedia, edited by Professor R. Patrick Wright. Copiously illustrated throughout, including hundreds of vignette illustrations and two hundred and nineteen plates (including coloured frontispieces to each volume), along with an additional tipped-in colour plate to the rear pastedowns of volumeI, IV,and volume VIII. Volume I covers A-Aur. , volume II covers Aus. -Bro. , Volume III covers Bro. -Coc. , volume IV covers Coc. -Duc. , Volume V covers Duc. -Fir. , Volume VI covers Fis. -Hem. , Volume VII covers Hem. -Lan. , Volume VIII covers Lan. -Met. , Volume IX covers Met. -Plu. , Volume X covers Plu. -Sho. , Volume XI covers Shr. -Tri. , and volume XII covers Tri-Z with the appendix. Some of the contributors to the work include David Bruce, Gerald Bloxsome, John Spier, and Wilfred Scawen Blunt. Including entries oncross ploughing, drainage,dynamometers, fishingand much more. Complete in twelve volumes. Condition: In decorative navy cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally, sound, though with some wear to the heads and tails of the spines, and some marks. Some dampstaining to the boards ofsevenvolumes. Slight rubbing to extremities also. Hinges strained, with slight splitting to cloth on joints. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places (frontispiece of volumeI is detached, along with one plate of volume XII). Scattered insitutional ink stamps throughout. Pages are bright, though with some scattered light foxing. Moulding to endpapers of volume VIII. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        V.Olympiade. Olympische Spiele 1912. Nummeriertes Exemplar (2500 Stück Gesamtauflage).

      525 Seiten, 34x26cm, Leder, 500 zum Teil ganzseitige Fotos, Stockholm 1912.. 4-sprachiges Werk (deutsch-englisch-französisch-schwedisch) über die OS 1912. Repräsentativer Berichtsband mit Goldschnitt. Auf hochwertigem Papier gedruckt. Schönes grüner Ledereinband mit dekorativer Goldprägung. Nummeriertes Exemlpar Nr. 1943 von 2500 Exemplaren. 4 kg schweres Prachtwerkes! --Ledereinband Einband gering berieben; Rücken gelockert und gerissen. Innen gut erhalten -- Zustand: C.

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        PARSIFAL (Very Fine Copy in Original Publisher's Box)

      London: Harrap, 1912. London: Harrap, 1912. Pogany, Willy (illustrator). PARSIFAL: the Legend of the Holy Grail retold from Ancient Sources with acknowledgement to the "Parsifal" of of Richard Wagner, by T. W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogány, First Edition. London: Harrap, [no date, but 1912]. First Trade Edition. Stunning FINE copy in super ornate original publisher's gray cloth, gilt. Still housed in its original publisher's pictorial box which is 100% complete (archival tape is present at each outside corner). Large quarto volume which, having been protected by the box, looks almost new and even sports some of the tissue paper in which it initially nestled. There is just a tiny bit of bowing to the boards, very minimal. One of Pogany's greatest accomplishments with every element of the book design done to his visionary standards. There are 16 tipped-in color plates, many astonishing full page color and black & white illustrations, and other spectacular original design details, all printed to remarkable effect on heavy gray paper. An exceptional copy.. First Trade Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Willy Pogany.

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        Album photo and signature by Churchill on 8 February 1912 in Belfast, the day of his famous Home Rule speech

      1912. Hardcover. Very good. This extraordinary album signature by Churchill made on 8 February 1912 in Belfast, the day of his famous speech on Irish Home Rule, comes from the personal collection of Churchill bibliographer Ronald I. Cohen. Churchill's signature is inked in black on a page above a pasted contemporary portrait photo of him measuring 2.75 x 2.5 inches. Directly below in three lines in a different hand is inked "Grand Central Hotel | Belfast | 8th Feb 1912". On the facing page is pasted a seven-line, bordered quote, printed on glossy photo stock: "It has become of importance to the public | liberties that the meeting should take place | In Belfast on the eighth of February, and I | Intend to hold it there in lawful exercise | of the elementary rights of citizenship. | Yours faithfully | WINSTON S. CHURCHILL". Churchill's father, Lord Randolph had vigorously supported the Ulster Unionists. Over time, Winston came to support Home Rule. In the fall of 1911, Home Rule moved to the fore in political debate. Churchill prepared to speak in the Ulster Hall in Belfast in favor of Home Rule - the very same hall where his father famously opposed Home Rule in 1886, declaring "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right." This was an anticipated, significant, and controversial event. Tensions were so high that the meeting was "transferred from the Ulster Hall which lay in the strongly Protestant area to a large marquee at the Celtic Road football ground in the Catholic working-class district." History records that "Extraordinary precautions had to be taken to protect Churchill and his wife who had insisted on accompanying him. The Manchester Guardian reported that the railway line from Larne, where the Churchills landed in Ireland, to Belfast was patrolled by police to prevent sabotage." The Churchills' greeting at the Grand Central Hotel was anything but friendly and the request to autograph an admirer's album must have been a pleasant distraction. "A hostile crowd of nearly 10,000 greeted them outside the Grand Central Hotel in Belfast, where they were staying." Of the drive from the hotel to Celtic Road, The Times reported "As each car made its way through, men thrust their heads in and uttered fearful menaces and imprecations." The Manchester Guardian reported that "the back wheels of the Churchills' car were lifted eighteen inches off the ground by the angry crowd before the police beat them off." (Gilbert, Volume II, pages 466-7) Churchill addressed a crowd of 5,000 Irish Nationalists, saying: “We look forward to a time... when the harsh and lamentable cry of reproach which so long jarred upon the concert of Empire will die away, when the accursed machinery, by which the hatred manufactured and preserved will be broken for ever." Remembering his experience in South Africa and in marked contrast to his father's inflammatory rhetoric, Churchill said "We have made friends with our enemies - can we not make friends with our comrades too?" The Home Rule crisis of 1912-1914 was sidelined by the outbreak of World War I. Nonetheless, Churchill would ultimately introduce the Irish Free State Bill, which won passage in 1922. The diminutive Album itself measures 4.75 x 3.5 inches, is bound in dark red leather gilt stamped "Album" on the front cover, with decorative, flower-patterned endpapers and gilt page edges. The album binding and contents remain in excellent condition. There is little else within apart from the Churchill quote, picture and signature. There is some small numeric notation in pencil on the first free endpaper verso (perhaps a collector's catalogue notation) and similar notation on the upper left corner of the verso of the signed page. The only other signature in the album is inked in blue on the page following in five lines with both a surname and Company name that we cannot definitively decipher. That signed page has been previously excised and laid back in. The balance of the album remains blank.

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        Die Eier der Vögel Mitteleuropas. Mit über 1500 farbigen Eierabbildungen auf 128 Tafeln, nach Originalen der Sammlung des Verfassers. Zweite wohlfeile Ausgabe. 1. Text. 2. Tafeln.

      Leubenstein, Reuss, Fr. Krüger, 1912. (2) + 681 p. and 128 chromolithographed plates (all plates complete). Sligtly worn half cloth with marbled boards. Owner´s signature with pencil. Interior and plates in good condition

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        TA., "Alte Häuser Ecke Marktstraße".

      . Radierung a. a. China v. Carl Mispagel, 1912, 32 x 48. Schönes, im breiten Rand leicht fleckiges, aber insgesamt gut erhaltenes, großes Blatt des in Hannover 1865 geborenen Künstlers. Rechts unten handschriftlich, links unten in der Platte signiert. In der Platte datiert: 1912. - Provenienz: Schloss Marienburg, Hannover

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        Legends of Greece and Rome;

      15 -London -George G. Harrap& Company, 1912. 15 -London -George G. Harrap& Company, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart set of short stories from various points in history. Each volume has a pictorial frontispieces and is illustrated throughout. Old Greek Nature Stories features a chapter on the Chief Gods and Goddesses of Olympus. The Stories of King Arthur and His Knights has been retold from Malory's 'Morte Darthur'. The Stories of Robin Hood and His Merry Outlaws has been retold from the Old Ballads by J. Walker McSpadden. Condition: In full calf bindings and decorative blind stamps to the front boards and gilt decoration to the spines. Externally, sound with fading to two of the spines, and slight bumping to each volume. Internally, all firmly bound, bright and clean with some slight spotting to one volume. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Al-Hidaja 'Ila Fara'id al-Qulub des Bachja Ibn Josef Ibn Paquda aus Andalusien. Im arabischen Urtext zum ersten Male nach der Oxforder und Pariser Handschrift sowie den Petersburger Fragmenten herausgegeben.

      Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1912.. XVIII, (1), 113, (1), 407, (3) SS. Mit 3 Lithographien. Gr.-8vo.. Erläuterungen der erstmals 1489 in Neapel erschienenen vollständigen Theorie der Moral des Judentums. Der Verfasser Bachja Ibn Josef Ibn Paquda lebte wahrscheinlich in Zaragoza im 11. Jahrhundert. Weiters wird die Jehuda Ibn-Tibbons Übersetzung ins Hebräische behandelt. - Herlitz IV/2, 1521. OCLC 68138636.

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        Memories

      New York - E.P.Dutton and Company, 1912. New York - E.P.Dutton and Company, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition autobiographical exploration of the life, and influential figures surrounding Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale. Illustrated throughout including photographic plates, sketches and watercolours. Featuring a photographic frontispiece with tissue guardsto both volumes. My life, indeed, has been largely spent amongst men who in many lands have made the history of their time. The story of their public achievement is, or will be, written in the annuals of their countries. The story of their private lives is often unknown to, and therefore put on one side by their biographers. To rescue from oblivion here and there some intimate feature, some pretty detail which may help to make known the real personalities of such men. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In a half morocco bindings with marbled boards and gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, smart with only slight rubbing to extremities and sunning to the front boards. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Copperplate ink inscriptions to front endpaper of both volumes. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        La Caution. Conte.

      . Paris: Librairie des Amateurs Ferroud 1912. Illustr. in colour (pochoir) by Leon Lebegue. XXXII pp. Limited to 350 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice full leather decorated with gold and inlaid leather in different colours on spine and boards. * Copy no. 34 on japon imperial with illustrations printed in 3 states..

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        An Artist in Egypt

      London - Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. London - Hodder & Stoughton, 1912 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A beautifully illustrated survey of Egypt by the Englishwatercolour painter, book illustrator and travel writer, Walter Frederick Roofe Tyndale. Tyndale(18551943) was one of the first illustrators to benefit from new developments in colour printing in the early 20th century, which led to a surge in demand for illustrations for travel books. He wrote and illustrated several volumes as well as providing pictures for other authors. With 27 beautiful full colour, tipped-in plates - each with their original titled tissueguards. Pictorial endpapers. First edition. Condition: In publisher's original decorative full cloth binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Some wear and minor fraying to extremities. Boards are a little faded and spine is sunned. Rear joint is split but holding firm. Internally, firmly bound. Endpapers are foxed but the rest of the pages are clean and bright with only the very occasional spot. Front hinge neatly repaired with tape. Overall: GOOD ..

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

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912],. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912],, 1912. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. With photographic portrait frontispiece of members of the expedition, plates and map. Bound in contemporary half dark green calf, rubbed to extremities, ruled in gilt to spine compartments, red title label. Solid and strong although rubbed and scuffed to extremities. An affordable copy of the first edition in a durable binding. The first Challenger novel, in which our hero travels to a Lost World in the Amazon forest where dinosaurs, Pterodactyls and ape men could and do still exist. Green & Gibson A37. Provenance; Ex-Christies 4074, lot 270.

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