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        William Strang Catalogue Of His Etched Work 1882-1912 WITH William Strang Supplement To The `Catalogue Of His Etched Work 1882-1912'

      James Maclehose and Sons & Maclehose, Jackson and Co, Glasgow 1912 - (17) 247 & (31) 106 pages. 26 x 17 cm. Publiished 1912-1913. Volume I: Limited edition, copy 43 of 130 with a print of the etching of Mr. Granville Barker, signed by Strang; Supplement, Limited edition, one of 300. Vol.I illustrated with 544 reproductions; *Supplement illustrated with 179 reproductions. The Supplement compiled by Strang brings the etchings catalogued up to the year 1920, and includes a number of items dated before 1912 but omitted in that volume. Catalogue of Etchings, Alphabetical Index of Etchings, and Index of Subjects appear in both volumes. His etchings for the "Pilgrims Progress", "Ancient Mariner" were highly praised. He also illustrated some of Rudyard Kipling's stories. He was one of the original members of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers. In 1902 together with his fellow Scot, D.Y. Cameron resigned from the Society in protest against the inclusion in its exhibitions of etched or engraved reproductions of pictures. Spine labels chipped, owner inscription (Vol.I only) and back cover cover Vol.I slightly mottled. Orig. navy cloth, backstrip paper labels. Teg. Very good. 2 vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Origines Golfianae: The Birth of Golf and its Early Childhood as revealed in a chance-discovered Manuscript from a Scottish Monastery - with original slipcace and authors' insert

      The Elm Tree Press 1912 - The Elm Tree Press. Woodstock, Vt., 1912. 58 pages plus 2 photo reproduction from the manuscript and illustration of the same. Authors' 2 page insert which is often missing and titled "To the Readers of this Book" included, has 1/4" spot stain. Floral tile print paper laid down on paper boards with green cloth spine and black lettering on white cloth paper label applied to spine. The paper label has a scuff on the bottom right corner making the book and insert "Extra-Fine" instead of "As New". The rust brown slipcase is sun faded on the top, spine, bottom and around the perimeter of the sides. The black and white paper label on the back strip of the case is intact and perfect but has a soiled streak from its top to bottom, thus very good. A scarce book with even less available slipcase. Purchased from the publisher in 1912 and on a bookcase shelf in Woodstock, Vt. since then. NOT EX-LIBRARY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Le Pecq 1912 - RO40140985: Env. 200 pages. Illustré de nombreuses photographies héliogravées en noir et blanc, grand format, sur planches hors texte. Dos manquant. 1er plat détaché. Plats très abîmés. Pages de garde se détachant. Dir. Clément Deltour. Avant-propos de M.A. Mézières. Juliette Adam. Louis Andrieux. Le Docteur d'Arsonval. François Coppée. Davout. Edouard Detaille. Armand Fallières. Princesse de Faucigny-Cystria. Dr Georges Barré. Princesse de Faucigny-Lucinge. In-Plano Relié. Etat passable. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 944.081-IIIe République, 1870-1945 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1912 - JOLY, Henri L. JAPANESE SWORD FITTINGS: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF G. H. NAUGHTON, ESQ. London (Privately printed for G. H. Naughton at) The Tokio Printing Co., Reading, 1912. Limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is no. 208. Illustrated with 88 collotype plates from Joly's photographs. Each plate shows multiple sword-mounts that are numbered on a tissue overlay; the numbers can be used to identify the pictured objects with descriptions in the catalogue. Many of the makers' names of the pictured objects are written in pencil on the tissue overlay. Quarto. xxix, [3], 317 pp. 32 x 26 cm (12 1/2 by 10 inches). Dark brown full leather binding with gilt-stamped title on spine. Light superficial rubbing on spine bands and edges and corners of boards. Occasional brief pencil notes in text and lengthy pencil notes on the reverse of the frontispiece, the verso of the title-page, the half-title page, and three blank pages at the end. A handsomely produced volume, complete and in very good condition.

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        Kostenvoranschlag zur Errichtung des Amtsgebäudes der Berufsgenossenschaftlichen Unfallversicherungsanstalt für österr. Eisenbahnen, Wien VI, Theobaldgasse 9, zu erbauen auf der Parzelle Ecke Wienzeile / Joanelligasse. Typoskript und Handschrift, 28 S. Papierumschlag mit schwarzgelber Kordel. Wien (1912). 4°.

      0 - Dokument einer frühen, großen Arbeit des mit Viktor Adler befreundeten Architekten, der zuvor das Arbeiterheim Favoriten errichtet hatte. Baumeister und Eisenbeton, Eisenbetonarbeiten, Zimmermannsarbeiten (Stadtbaumeister Hans Irschik). Gedruckter Briefkopf von Gessner, Stempel von Irschik auf dem Umschlag. Die heutige VAEB befindet sich in der Linken Wienzeile und wurde 1914 fertiggestellt. An der Fassade Figuren von Anton Hanak. Sprache: deu [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bill the Minder.

      London, Constable & Co., 1912 - Quarto. Original vellum, title and elaborate pictorial decoration to spine and upper board gilt, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, silk ties. Minor foxing, otherwise fine copy. Scarce. With sixteen colour plates and many monochrome illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. Limited Edition of 380 copies of which this number 131. Signed by the author. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      BIBLIOGRAPHIFCHES INFTITUT AG 1912 - RO30059005: Environ 1000 pages par numéros. Ouvrage en allemand. Nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors texte. Nombreuses planches illustrées de chromolithographies en couleurs avec serpentes. Quelques cartes en couleurs dépliante. Tranches vertes. Pièce de titre bordeaux. Pièce de tomaison bordeaux. Titre, tomaison et ornements dorés. Epidermures. Tome 1 (903 pages) : A bis Aftigmatismus : état passable : fortes mouillures, 5 premières pages collées. Premier plat détaché, manque sur le premier plat. Tome 2 : Aftilbe bis Bismarck (914 pages). Tome 3 : Bismarck-Archipel bis Chemniss ( 924 pages). Tome 4 : Chemnisser bis Differenz (907 pages). Tome 5 : Differenzgetchafte bis Erde (912 pages) : mouillures. Tome 6 (908 pages) : Erdeeffen bis Franzén. Tome 7 : Franzensbad bis Glashaus (904 pages) : état passable : mouillures. Tome 8 : Glashütte bis Hautflügler (908 pages) : état passables : mouillures. Tome 9 : Hautgewebe bis Ionicus (908 pages) : état passables : fortes mouillures, dernières pages collées. Tome 10 : Ionier bis Kimono (908 pages). Tome 11 : Kimpolung bis Kyzikos (906 pages). Tome 12 : Is bis Lyra (908 pages). Tome 13 : Lyrik bis Mitterwurzer (926 pages). Tome 14 : Mitterwald bis Ohmgeld (926 pages). Tome 15 : Ohmichen bis Plakatfchriften (928 pages). Tome 16 : Plaketten bis Rinteln (952 pages). Tome 17 : Rio bis Schönebeck (952 pages). Tome 18 : Schöneberg bis Sternbedeckung (952 pages). Tome 19 : Sternberg bis Vector (1024 pages). Tome 20 : Velda bis ZZ (1055 pages). Tome 21 : Ergänzungen und Nachträge (1031 pages). Tome 22 : Jahres-Supplement 1909/1910 (964 pages). Tome 23 : Jahres-Supplement 1910 / 1911(1008 pages). Tome 24 : Jahres-Supplement 1911 / 1912 (1020 pages). In-8 Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Mors fendus. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 430-Langues germaniques. Allemand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - ROBINSON,W.HEATH. BILL THE MINDER. London: Constable 1912. Very large thick 4to, full vellum binding (rubbed), the front endpapers and 6 other pages have pastel color marks on them else VG clean and tight. The very scarce LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 380 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY ROBINSON! Printed entirely on hand-made paper, the quality of the black and white illustrations in this limited edition is far superior to those in the trade edition, and the mounted color plates seem to be sharper and richer in color. Really a masterwork, issued in a very small limitation. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bill the Minder

      Constable & Co 1912, London - xvi, 256 pp. Gilt-decorated green cloth with illustrated paper onlay to front board. Spine slightly faded. Ink ownership inscription to fep. Colour frontis and 15 additional tipped-in colour plates illustrated by the author. Numerous b&w illustrations. A solid VG copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historical Erotic Epistolary from the 1910s with More than One Hundred Original Color and Black and White Drawings

      Full-Leather. A unique look at human sexuality and literary Romantic love in the early part of the twentieth century during the colonial and modernist eras. As noted by the famous French philosopher Michel Foucault in his "repressive hypothesis,” the age of Victorian repression clearly produced non-traditional expressions of lust. The epistolary consists of an original diary and correspondence between two lovers from 1912 to approximately 1916. It is written primarily in English with some excerpts in Italian. The primary diarist is presumed to be an Italian officer during the colonial era of the early 20th century involving Italy, Britain and the "Mad Mullah" in the Benadir region of East Africa. The other correspondent is probably a British lady living in Tuscany at the time. The epistolary includes more than one hundred original drawings of various sexual acts, most of which are in color and include detailed descriptions of the scenes depicted. Some images are watercolors, some pastels, and others are simple pencil sketches. The size and type of paper used varies greatly. The letters were bound at least twice. The current binding is red leather with raised bands on the spine, and gilt decorations on cover and spine. The volume comes in slipcase and it measures approximately 20x30 cm. The first and last few pages have some stains but most of the letters and drawings are remarkably well preserved. Scans of some of the drawings and pages are available on request. ; Curiosa .

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        État Général des Tapisseries de la Manufacture des Gobelins depuis son Origine jusqu'à nos Jours 1600-1900. Tome V. Période du Dix-Neuvième Siècle 1794-1900

      Paris : Imprimerie Nationale 1912 - ~ Prólogo de Fernand Calmettes ~ Nombreuses figures in-texte et 19 héliogravures hors-texte ~ Exemplaire nº 183 de 325 ~ Demi-maroquin de grain large à coins, tranche sup. dorée, entièrement non rogné, avec les couvertures de brochure conservées ~ XII+466p ~ 40x30x4cm. ~ Reliure impeccable, qq. feuilles avec des rousseurs, autres avec rousseurs éparses, mouillures a l'angle sup. droit ~ Heavy item, circa 3.9 Kg. Extra postage costs will apply / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handbook of British East Africa 1912. Illustrated and with Two Maps.

      The Caxton (B. E. A.) Printing & Publishing Co.,, Nairobi - British East Africa, 1912 - Nairobi - British East Africa, The Caxton (B. E. A.) Printing & Publishing Co., 1912. 8°. XXIII, 314 S. OLwd. mit goldgepr. Titel, Einband schwach fleckig, sonst ordentlich. (s. Foto). Sprache: eng OLwd. mit goldgepr. Titel, Einband schwach fleckig, sonst ordentlich. (s. Foto). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Financier

      Harper 1912 - First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by Thodore Dreiser on a hand written letter laid into the book. A spectacular dustjacket that has benefitted from light restoration to the spine ends not affecting any lettering. This original first state dustjacket is seldom seen in this nice of condition. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this true first edition in collector's condition SIGNED by the author. We buy Dreiser First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift des Vereins für Geschichte Schlesiens. Herausgegeben u.a. von Konrad Wutke, Erich Randt, Ernst Maetschke und Karl Eistert. Bände 46 bis 77 mit 1 Registerband (zu den Bänden 36-47). Insgesamt 28 Bände (beinhaltet 2 Mehrfachbände mit je 4 bzw. 3 Zeitschriften).,

      Breslau, Ferdinand Hirt; Breslau, Trewendt & Granier 1912-1943. - Teils mit Frontispizen, Tafeln oder ausfaltbaren Karten, Ab dem Jahre 1912 bis zur kriegsbedingten Einstellung im Jahre 1943 geschlossene Folge der wichtigen landeskundlichen Zeitschrift, die ab 1855 erschienen war, in einem sehr guten Exemplar. - Aus dem Inhalt: Band 46: "Zu Colmar Grünhagens Gedächtnis" (Otto Meinardus), "Leonhard David Hermann, Pastor zu Massel" (Richard Nitschke), "Beiträge zur Geschichte des Fürstentums Breslau. III. Die Kreuzherren im Landkreise Breslau" (Paul Dittrich) u.a. - Band 48: "Die Gründung des Kollegiatsstifts Unser Lieben Frau in Groß Glogau" (Lambert Schulte), "Die schlesischen Besitzungen des Coelistinerklosters Oybin" (Konrad Wutke), "Der Verstoß Kaiser Ferdinands II. gegen die Piastenherzöge (1629)" (Julius Krebs), "Der Trebnitzer Grundbesitz des schlesischen Herzogs im 12. Jahrhundert" (Erich Missalek), "Die ehemalige Pfarre zu Altenlohm (Kr. Goldberg-Haynau) 1305 bis 1335. Ein Beitrag zur Heimatskunde. Teil II" (Julius Schiller), "Die Ehrentafel der Schlesier 1806/07" (Arthur Kern, mit Namenslisten) u.a. - Band 49: "Das Erbe der schlesischen Piasten und der große Kurfürst" (Dr. Georg Friedrich Preuß). - "Neue Dlugossiana" (Fr. Lambert Schulte). - "Beiträge zur Geschichte der Stadt Reichenstein 1540-1740" (Julius Krebs). - Band 50: "Die Schlacht bei Liegnitz am 13. Mai 1634" (Arnold Zum Winkel), "Die Oelser Lehnsübertragung vom Jahr 1648" (Martin Feist), "Die Familie von Scharffenberg. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Reichensteiner Bergbaus" (Julius Krebs), "Beiträge zur Einführung der Verwaltungsreform von 1808 bei den schlesischen Regierungen" (E. Breitbarth) u.a. - Band 51: "Breslauer Hochzeitsordnungen vom 14. bis ins 18. Jahrhundert", "Preußisch-österreichische Anleiheverhandlungen im Jahre 1703. Ein Beitrag zur Vorgeschichte der Erwerbung Schlesiens" (Loewe), "Die Herkunft der Breslauer Bischöfe Thomas I. und Thomas II."; "Studien zur älteren schlesischen Geschichte; Die Entstehungszeit des Marienwallfahrtsortes Wartha i. Schl. Eine quellenkritische Untersuchung" (Knauer), "Aus der Vergangenheit des Reichensteiner Bergbaus 1540-1811" (Krebs) u.a. - Band 52: "Böhmen und Polen im 10. Jahrhundert" (Robert Holtzmann). - "Beiträge zur ältesten Geschichte Polens" (Dr. Lambert Schulte), "Heinrich der Bärtige zum zweitenmal Herzog von Krakau" (Witold Lodynski), "Beiträge zur geschichtlichen Ortskunde von Ratibor" (Paul Knötel), "Sylvius Nimrod, Herzog von Oels" (Martin Feist), "Aus der Vergangenheit des Reichensteiner Bergbaus" (J. Krebs), "Nachruf für Joseph Jungnitz" (mit Schriftenverzeichnis und Porträt). - Band 53: "Otto Meinardus. Ein Lebensbild" (Konrad Wuttke über den in Jever geborenen Archivar), "Die Dombibliothek zu Breslau im ausgehenden Mittelalter" (Maria Fliegel), "Breslaus großstädtische Entwicklung unter Georg Bender (1891-1912)" (Adolf Heilberg), "Stadtgemeinde und Kirchenwesen in Breslau 1891-1912" (Richard Spaeth) u.a. Aufsätze mit meist Breslauer Themen (vor allem in der Festgabe). Angebunden die "Festgabe des Vereins.zum siebzigsten Geburtstage.Georg Bender.1918". - Band 59: "Das Kataster Friedrichs des Großen und seine Bedeutung für die schlesische Agrargeschichte" (Friedrich Eschrich, S. 29-73) u.a. - Band 61: "Aus Schreibstube und Bücherei des ehemaligen Zisterzienserklosters Heinrichsau" (C. H. Rother), "die fränkische Hufe" (Heinrich von Loesch), "Die Weiß- und Sämischgerberei in Breslau bis zum Dreißigjährigen Kriege" (Maria Breuer), "Zur Geschichte des Geschlechts der Gallici (Walch) und ihres Grundbesitzes in Schlesien 13./16. Jahrhundert" (Konrad Wutke), "Ein Schweidnitzer Formularbuch Johanns von Neumarkt" (Emil Schieche) u.a. - Band 62: "Die Erschließung des Riesengebirge bis zum Jahre 1700" (Herbert Gruhn), "Alt-Niederschlesisches Fayencenfabriken", "Die topographischen Karten (Landesaufnahmen) Schlesiens aus der Zeit Friedrichs des Großen" (Theodor Maschke) u.a. - Band 63: "Locatio. Zur Begriffssprache und Geschichte der deutschen Kolonisation" (Richard Roeb [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IRISH HOME RULE.----Bound with.THE LIBERAL GOVERNMENT AND NAVAL POLICY. Speeches delivered by the Rt.Hon.Winston Churchill,M.P.

      The Liberal Publication Department.London.,1912 - FIRST EDITIONS OF 2 RARE SPEECHES.Bound into a volume of the Pamphlets and leaflets for 1912 by the Liberal Publication Department complete with 18 other speeches on subjects including Home Rule,Free Trade,The House of Lords,and International relations and Armaments.Includes speeches by Asquith and Lloyd George,a folding colour map of Ulster and a collection of Liberal leaflets.Irish Home Rule with front and rear cover.16pp.--The Liberal Government with both covers.24pp.The whole collection bound by the Liberal Publication Department in quarter green morocco,lettered in gilt.The spine has faded to brown and shows loss to the top half inch.Edges rubbed.Overall the binding has done its job of keeping the pamphlets in fine condition.Two rare items from Churchill's early political career bound with contemporary speeches which show them in context with the other issues of the period.--Woods A20(a), & A21.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Two speech pamphlets: Irish Home Rule delivered 8 February 1912 and The Liberal Government and Naval Policy delivered 18 March 1912

      The Liberal Publication Department, London 1912 - Here are original, first printing pamphlet publications of two seminal Churchill speeches. The first is Churchill's controversial 8 February 1912 speech in Belfast supporting Irish Home Rule. The second is Churchill's 18 March 1912 speech in the House of Commons - his first time as First Lord of the Admiralty introducing the Navy budget and setting British strategy to counter Germany in a naval arms race. Both pamphlets feature Churchill's resolute and eloquent independence, showing the character that later carried him through political isolation in the 1930s into the hard-won triumphs of World War II. Both pamphlets are in pristine condition, being bound in the volume "Pamphlets and Leaflets 1912" issued by the Liberal Publication Department in 1913. These bound compilations were issued annually - usually in utilitarian bindings with black morocco spines over ribbed green cloth boards. This scarce 1912 volume bears two important, rare, and keenly sought original Churchill speech pamphlets. Irish Home Rule is a 16-page wire stitched pamphlet in paper covers, published by The Liberal Publication Department and printed by Page & Thomas, Ltd., Chesham. Churchill's family had supported unyielding British control over Ireland. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, won political victories through his support of the Unionists in Ulster. Over time, Winston came to support Home Rule, spurred by the successful example of South Africa, where he had been so involved in his early career. On 8 February 1912 Winston spoke in Belfast in favor of Home Rule - the same Belfast where his father, Lord Randolph, famously opposed Home Rule, declaring in 1886 "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right." Winston's 1912 reply: "Why cannot this great settlement be made? We have made friends with our enemies; can we not make friends with our comrades too?" This was a major and controversial event, involving extraordinary precautions to protect Churchill's physical safety from hostile crowds. The Home Rule crisis of 1912-1914 was sidelined by the outbreak of World War I. Nonetheless, Churchill would ultimately introduce the Irish Free Sate Bill, which won passage in 1922. The Liberal Government and Naval Policy is a 24-page wire-stitched pamphlet in paper covers published by The Liberal Publication Department and printed by the National Press Agency Ltd., London. In 1911, Churchill was offered the prize Cabinet position of First Lord of the Admiralty, which he held until 1915 when blame for the Gallipoli disaster forced his resignation. In 1912, a global naval arms race was in full swing among the great powers. Until Germany began flexing naval muscle in 1911, Churchill was reluctant to squander public money and favored building fewer Dreadnought battleships than some of his Cabinet peers. But in February of 1912 Churchill called for formation of an additional Battle Squadron in Home waters and an increase in the number of ships, stating "there is no longer any financial saving to be looked for." His Naval budget and policy speech in the House of Commons 18 March 1912 laid out plans to address the German threat and ensure Dreadnought supremacy. Churchill's speech was praised for candor and clarity. To his credit, Churchill sought to leverage peace from the position of increased strength; in the months following his speech, Churchill pressed - unsuccessfully - to reduce Anglo-German tension and temporarily halt naval construction. Both of these rare speech pamphlets encapsulate pivotal evolutions in Churchill's personal and political character. The speech pamphlets are perfectly preserved within the binding. The binding itself is in near-fine condition. The pebble grain leather spine shows very light sunning, but retains bright gilt, shows only minor wear at the spine ends, and remains supple with no cracks. The ribbed green cloth boards are bright and clean. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A35.1 & A36, Woods A20(a) & A21. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Netherlands Railways.

      No date. Ca. 1912-1920s? - Color lithograph poster, sheet size 40 1/2 x 29 inches, professionally mounted on linen making scarcely noticeable the following: three tears into image; edge tears and light abrasion to margins, light soiling to upper right corner. Two filled areas (1 x 2 inch areas of paper loss filled in) to margins. Image is clean and bright. Gorgeous vintage poster featuring trees, a field of colorful tulips, windmill and distant cityscape, with a wonderful Art Nouveau quality to the decorative tulip border. Text under image reads: For All Information About Travel in Holland, Apply to the: Official Tourist Office, The Hague, 30 Hooge Nieuwstraat. Netherlands Chamber of commerce in New-York Inc., 44 Beaver Street. Holland American Chamber of Commerce for the Pacific Coast States (Inc.) San Francisco, 699 Mills Building, 216 Montgomery Street. Illustrated guidebooks, pamphlets, maps etc. free on application.

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        Inspiring, signed original typed letter (TLS) from Booker T. Washington and Ephemera

      Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee 1912 - [Tuskegee, 15 May 1912.] Letter by Booker T. Washington with his signature, requesting a contribution of tools for the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, addressed to Mr. J. T. McCready, a manufacturer in Ohio. 8vo. Single-leaf printed stationery from the Tuskegeee Institute, produced by the Strathmore Paper Company from Massachusetts, with watermark reading '[Parch]ment 1911 Strathmore'.Leaf measures 8.5 x 11 inches. Very good condition. Together with relative ephemera from the period., Original letter from Booker T. Washington, Principal of the Tuskegeee Institute for African Americans, and leading Black rights activist, signed in his hand, only three years prior to his death."We are in need of tools and implements - also for use on our farms. such as you distribute or manufacture. We have nearly sixteen hundred students here. They pay their own board and other personal expenses, but they are not able to pay the cost of teaching or the cost of equipping. Any help. we shall be glad to receive."Four ephemeral items accompany Washington's letter. Of particular rarity is a commemorative envelope for opening of the 'Booker T Washington Birthplace Post Office' in 1948, which bears the original signature of his daughter, Portia Washington Pittman, and a rare 3 cent postage First Day Cover (FDC) stamp of George Washington Carver, who taught for forty-seven years at the Tuskegee Institute and was born into slavery. Also with a rubber-stamped cachet reading 'Booker Washington Birthplace VA, Feb. 12, 1948, 5-PM' and with the official 'Opening Day Cancellation' stamp (now known as the first-day-of-issue cancellation). In addition to the envelope, two ephemeral prospectus leafs promote the Booker T. Washington Memorial Half Dollar, a legal tender minted in 1915, post mortem in honour of his legacy. The coin read 'From Slave Cabin to Hall of Fame.' Both leafs printed in Virginia, for the 'Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial Commission' whose president was S. J. Phillips. Finally, a single-leaf pamphlet, printed in conjunction with the latter two items, comprises the Atlanta Exposition Address delivered by Booker T. Washington in Atlanta in 1895.Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was born a slave on the tobacco plantation of James Burroughs in Franklin Country, Virginia. His father was an unknown white man and his mother, the slave of James Burroughs. Washington was an educator, author, orator, advisor to Republican presidents. From 1890 to 1915 he was the dominant leader in the African-American community. After the Civil War, he founded the Tuskegee School. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Being 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. Told by May Byron

      Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1912, - ALDIN, Cecil. Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Being 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. Told by May Byron andIllustrated with many Full-Page Pictures in Colour. London : Henry Frowde /Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Each of the six sections consists of 6 numberedleaves, six title leaves, and six plates. Illustrated with 30 Full-Page Colour Plates and Six Double-Page Colour Plates. 4to, light brown cloth spine,light brown paper over boards, gilt lettering and colour pictorial onlay to front board, gilt lettering and dog illustration to spine. Spine rebacked, some wear to corners and edges, foxing to all three edges and most leavesbut not on plates, else a very good copy. 1,500.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cecil Aldin's Happy Family

      London Henry Frowde Hodder and Stoughton 1912 - First Editions of this lovely set of six titles,namely 1)Hungry Peter, 2)Rufus, 3) Humpty and Dumpty, 4) Rags, 5) Master Quack and 6) Forager. All with full colour illustrations and black and white by Cecil Aldin. In very Good condition. Sold as aset of six books

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      John Lane, The Bodley Head London 1912 - First Edition Thus, newly translated and cited as the most authoritative translation from the French. Original green cloth, gilt top page edge, duodecimo. Sixteen Aubrey Beardsley illustrations. Perhaps the best known translation of Wilde's classic piece of theatre, with Beardsley's famously risque illustrations. Near Fine in the scarce printed and decorative dustjacket, darkening to spine, shallow spine end chips, few nicks to flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Correspondance générale de Chateaubriand, publiée avec introduction des sources, notes et tables doubles, par Louis Thomas, 5 Tomes

      Homoré et édouard Champion 1912 - Édition originale tirée à 1210 exemplaires, le tome 1 porte le numéro 607, également en frontispice le portrait de chateaubriand, 403 pages très bon état seules quelques rousseurs sur la tranche, le tome 2 de 1912, très bon état, 397 pages. Le tome 3 de 1913, état correct, le premier plat menace de se détacher, un portrait de madame de Marigny en frontispice, 378 pages, Le tome 4 de 1913, état moyen, mors fendu et menace de se détacher, également à l'intérieur un portrait en pied de chateaubriand, 400 pages; tome 5 de 1924, très bon état, 296 pages. Tous ces volumes ont appartenu à l'université catholique d'Angers, et comportent quelques tampons de bibliothèque discrets. In-8 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bells and Other Poems, The

      1912. Only Poe Could Have Written The Poems Only Dulac Could Have Illustrated Them[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. The Bells and Other Poems. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [1912]. First trade edition. Large quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in; 277 x 217 mm). Unpaginated. Twenty-eight mounted color plates, with descriptive tissue guards. Ten black ink head-pieces on tan backgrounds and portrait of Poe on the title-page, also in black ink on tan background. Original grey-green cloth, gilt stamped on front cover with all-over Dulac design of clusters of bells and lettered in gilt. Spine lettered in gilt and with similar design. Early ink presentation on half title, minimal rubbing to extremities, otherwise a very fine copy.Loosely inserted is the Leicester Galleries notice for the exhibition of the watercolours for the book.“Dulac’s pictures for The Bells were more uniform in mood and style than groupings for almost any other book of his to this time. Although water colours, they are overstreaked with gilt in some cases, crayon in others, to produce rich haunting effects. Deep shades of blue and a special deep pink-rust predominate throughout...The Outlook, which printed, in black and white, plate 22... commented: ‘…for the book thinking people will say with grace…sometimes Dulac’s pictures are deep-coloured and intense, sometimes dim and ghost-like. But one and all are sensitized to record impressions of unearthly beauty or horror. Only Poe could have written the poems. Only Dulac could have illustrated them.’…Not to be overlooked here are the sophisticated ink drawings Dulac made for headpieces. Although many of the books he illustrated had small ink decorations throughout…he had not worked in this medium so fluently since the days of doing illustrations for The Pall Mall magazine (1906-1908)…As the 10 Bells headpieces show, he had now become truly masterful with his pen” (Hughey).Hughey 29a

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        The Bells and Other Poems by Edgar Allen Poe with Illustrations by Edward Dulac

      Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1912. Hardcover First Edition. Language: English. Condition: Very Good/None First Edition limited to 750 copies of which this is #476. SIGNED by Dulac, with publisher's notice laid in of an Edmund Dulac Exhibition in London. Original full vellum boards, cream-colored with ornate gilt bells decoration carried over to spine, somewhat soiled and ever-so-slightly warped, without tie closure. 28 exquisite, color-saturated mounted plates protected by captioned tissue leaves with smaller sepia and black line drawings throughout. Page edges are untrimmed except for top edges finished in gilt. Unpaginated large 4to, 10 1/4 x 12 1/2. End papers are tanned with age. Light toning to page edges, but interior is clean. Binding is sound and square. Extra shipping for weight. Ships from US. Signed

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        THE CROCK OF GOLD. Inscribed

      MacMillan, London 1912 - Stephens, James. THE CROCK OF GOLD. Inscribed. London: Macmillan, 1912. First Edition. Crown 8vo, v, 312, [2] pp. A near fine example with a lengthy presentation from the author on the front free endpaper. Also signed with his stamped monogram. An excellent example of a much sought after book, a unique mixture of philosophy, Irish folklore & the neverending battle of the sexes all with charm, humour & good grace. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Olympische Spiele 1912. Stockholm.

      135 Seiten, 27x35cm, Leinen, zahlreiche Fotoabb. und Fototafeln, Wagner, Zürich 1912.. Umfangreiches großformatiges Werk mit 200 Fotoabbildungen und 20 Bildtafeln. -Original Leineneinband, mit Vorwort Eichenberger im Einleger. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Zustand: B.

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        Journal Des Dames et Des Modes (Supplements, 1912-14)

      Paris: Bureaux du Journal des dames. (1912-1914). First. First edition. 70 separate issues (Supplements), without the plates: Preface (with the wraps for two bound volumes laid-in); Supplement Nos. 1 (1 June 1912) - No. 38 (10 June 1913); Supplement Nos. 48 (20 September 1913) - No. 79 (1 August 1914). A fine collection of separate issues in the original wrappers, untrimmed and unopened, lacking the pochoir plates. The "Journal Des Dames et des Modes" was published from June 1912 to August 1914. Issued the 1st, the 10th and the 20th of each month, each number included supplements containing short articles, commentaries, and/or poetry. Notable contributors include Jean Cocteau, Henri Duvernois, Marcel Boulenger, and others. Rene Colas. Bibliographie generale du costume et de la mode, v. 1 (590). .

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        La guerre des boutons.

      Mercure de France 1912 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1912, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires de première émission numérotés à la presse, seul tirage avec 19 Hollande. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline ocre, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron central doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin marine, plats de papier marbré, reliure moderne. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Un infime manque marginal en tête de la page de faux-titre ainsi qu'une pâle mouillure s'amenuisant au fil des pages suivantes. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jedermann. Das Spiel vom Sterben des reichen Mannes. Siebente Auflage.

      Berlin, Fischer, 1912. - 106, (6) SS. Halbleinen der Zeit. Erstmals mit der Vorrede Hofmannsthals. - Durchschossenes Regieexemplar des Theaterregisseurs Herbert Waniek (1897-1949) mit dessen Namenszug auf dem Vorsatz sowie zahlreichen Notizen, teils mit kleinen Zeichnungen versehen, im Text und auf den Durchschußblättern (zwischen sämtlichen Textblättern eingebunden). Die Jedermann-Inszenierung am Stadttheater in Brünn war eine von Wanieks frühesten Regiearbeiten. In der Hauptrolle trat der berühmte, dem Ensemble des Deutschen Volkstheaters in Wien angehörige Wilhelm Klitsch (1882-1941) auf. Klitsch hat auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz verso eine fünfzehnzeilige Widmung an seinen "innigst geliebten Freund Zeitl" eingetragen, datiert "Brünn, 8. Juni 1922" und signiert "Wilh.", "für seine prachtvolle Mitarbeit an meinem ersten Versuch, den Jedermann zu spielen". Eingeklebt ferner zwei Theaterzettel zu den Brünner Jedermann-Aufführungen vom 8. Juni 1922 und 4. April 1923, jeweils unter der Regie von Waniek und mit Klitsch in der Titelrolle. 1925 wurde das Exemplar schließlich von Hofmannsthal selbst auf dem Vortitel signiert. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt; Einband beschabt und bestoßen. Beiliegend 10 Fotokarten einer Salzburger Jedermann-Aufführung. Vgl. Jacoby 36. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Charles Dickens 20 Volumes

      U. K.: Gresham Publishing Co, 1912. Standard Edition: !/4 bound in light brown leather with cloth boards. Coloured frontispiece, illustrated with two tone plates to all volumes. All volumes have been used so there is some general wear. A few volumes have minimal wear to head of spines and two have small closed tears. Vol XiX has rubbing to tail of spine and small stain. Vol XX front bottom corner rubbed with a few scratched to front. Three volumes have slight bumps to side edge. Text and illustrations are very clean and firm. A bright, attractive set which is much nicer than it sounds.THE IS A VERY HEAVY SET AND WILL INCUR EXTRA POSTAGE. . Hardback. Very Good +. Illus. by Various.

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        The Rowfant Club John Hay Medal (1912).

      Struck at the U. S. Mint for Ambrose Swasey of the Rowfant Club, Cleveland, Ohio (1912). # 33 of 170. - From the Clark Bibliography of Rowfant Club Publications (p. 74; 1925): "[John] Hay Medal designed and executed by Victor David Brenner, 1912, lettered 'John Hay/the Rowfant Club, Cleveland'; obverse, bust of John Hay; reverse, female figure with globe of the Americas and rolled chart of China coastline, with monogram V. D. B., lettered 'Open door in the Far East.' Issued [Cleveland] 1912. Bronze medal, 3" in diameter, 3/16" thick [.] 170 examples were struck, each numbered on the edge. This medal was the gift of Ambrose Swasey [1846-1937], past president of the Club. An example was presented to each member of the Club at the time of its issuance. One of the best examples of Brenner's excellent work. It was struck in bronze at the U. S. Mint." This example lacks the original morocco case & printed descriptive circular. This circular is quite rare & we will quote it in full from the Rowfant Club's archival copy: "When it was decided by the Rowfant Club to add a medal to its list of publications, the best subject was not far to seek. John Hay imposed himself. He was a great man, a man honorable and honored by his country and by the world as a statesman and diplomat, and he was a writer [The Bread Winners] and a reader and a lover of books. To Rowfanters, he was a Cleveland man, an honorary member of the Club, a man in sympathy with the Club's aims, indulgent of the Club's foibles. He was one who at the Sign of the Candle could be and was held in esteem and admiration, and also in affection. John Hay was born in Salem, Indiana, on the eighth of October, 1838. In 1858 he was graduated from Brown University, then he studied law three years and was admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois. His public life began in 1861, when President Lincoln took him from Springfield to Washington as one of his secretaries. He stayed with Mr. Lincoln until the latter's death, and afterward entered the diplomatic service and was Secretary of Legations successively in Paris, Madrid, and Vienna. In 1897 he was by President McKinley appointed Ambassador to the Court of St. James, and in September, 1898, he became Secretary of State. He held this office until his death. From 1869 to 1897 he was in private life, living principally in New York, Washington and Cleveland. In 1874 he married Miss Clara Stone, daughter of Amasa Stone, of Cleveland. He died on the first of July, 1905. The medal was designed and executed by Victor Brenner, and struck in bronze by the United States Mint, in the number of 170 examples, of which this accompanies Number---. It is the gift to the Rowfant Club of Ambrose Swasey, Past President of the Club, and is issued to Rowfanters as a Club Publication." The medal has some fingerprinting & a few age related dark spots & a very small (1 mm.) defect to upper left inner rim of obverse. Approximate weight is 5 oz. Brenner is best known as the designer of the Lincoln penny; he did work for the Grolier Club as well. A very rare piece of Rowfant memorabilia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zhivoi trup. Drama v 6 deistviiakh i 12 kartinakh [A Living Corpse. A drama in 6 acts and 12 scenes]

      Moscow, 1912. - Large 8vo, pp. 68 + 16 full-page photographic plates + 16 pp of musical notes and lyrics. Original printed wrappers. Worn, loose.First separate edition, de luxe variant.Ref: KILGOUR 1208.( Russian ) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hike and the Aeroplane.

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

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

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

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        Rhymes To Be Traded For Bread

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

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

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

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

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        The Writings of. .with Introductions by the Author

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

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        Color Standards and Color Nomenclature

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

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

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

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        The Star - Treader And Other Poems

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

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        The Case of Oscar Slater.

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

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