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        Striges (Uccelli notturni). In appendice alle 'Caccie e costumi degli uccelli silvani'. Seconda edizione riveduta e corretta.

      Subject: (Ornitologia). Citt? di Castello, Lapi, 1912, 8vo br. originale, pp. 72 (Ceresoli, 66).

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        La Spedizione nel Karakoram e nell'Imalaia Occidentale 1909. S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duca degli Abruzzi. Illustrata da Vittorio Sella.

      Subject: (Himalaya e dintorni) . Bologna, Zanichelli, 1912. in 8vo grande mezza pergamena originale editoriale, pp. 471 - 110 con 194 ill. e 33 tav. f.t. Eccellente copia. Manca il volume coi panorami.

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        Karakoram and Western Himalaya 1909: An Account of the Expedition of H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi. With a preface by H.R.H. The Duke of the Abruzzi

      London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1912. Hardcover. First Edition (though lacking the separate volume of plates & maps). Large quarto. 469pp. Appendices. Completely illustrated throughout with photographs of the expedition. In addition, there are a number of folding panoramic plates (five), and more twenty-six beautiful photogravures (printed in sepia and light blue/green) reprinting Sella's magnificent images (including the frontispiece). Put into English by Caroline de Flippi nee Fitzgerald and T.H. Porter. The Illustrations from photographs taken by Vittorio Sella, Member of the Expedition. This copy rebound in three quarter leather and linnen over boards; top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Linen covers are spotted, though the contents are clean. A small circular embossed stamp on the title-page denoting this copy as a "Presentation Copy." At least Very Good. NEATE F26. // "Classic work on the Baltoro region; a most accurate and well illustrated reference source." (Neate) | "His Royal Highness... Duke of the Abruzzi, stands foremost among climbers of royal lineage. He brought Filippo de Filippi to mountaineering literature and Sella to mountain photography. This beautiful work describing the Duke's expedition to K2, the second highest mountain in the world, in the Karakoram Himalaya, and the attempt on Bride Peak, is one of the classics of Himalayan literature... While the expedition was not the first into the Karakoram, this book is regarded as the definitive early work on that region..."(COX 45, "Classics in the Literature of Mountaineering and Mountain Travel from the Francis P. Farquhar Collection..." Los Angeles, 1980) Image or additional images available upon request

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        Les Plus Belles Roses Au Début Du XXe Siècle. Ouvrage honoré du prix Joubert De L'Hiberderie

      Paris: Charles Amat, [c1912]., 1912. vo. pp. x, [1 leaf], 235, [1]. 1 plate of portraits of members of the Rose Section of the French National Society of Horticulture, with tissue guard printed with the names of the members, 9 other black & white plates, 2 plates in sepia, & 16 beautiful chromolithographs of different varieties of roses J.L.Goffart after drawings by P.Seguin-Bertault & others, all with tissue guards. numerous text illus. (some full-page incl. 2 plans, & 1 double-page plan). A very nice uncut copy in original colour illus. wrs. (light soiling & foxing to wrs., spine faded, some light offsetting from some plates, a few tissue guards torn). First Edition. Werger & Burton 1123.. F.

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        The Case of Oscar Slater

      New York: George H. Doran Company,, 1912. Octavo. Original grey boards, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Abrasions to edge of upper board, otherwise a very fresh and clean copy in the jacket that is just a little toned to the spine panel and edges with a few faint spots and a couple of short closed tears. First US edition, first printing. Uncommon in the dust jacket. Originally published in the UK by Hodder and Stoughton in the same year. Oscar Slater was a Polish Jew living in Scotland who was wrongfully convicted of murder. Slater's case attracted much media attention and the support of a number of influential personages, including Doyle, who wrote this book making the case for a full pardon. In the end Slater's death sentence was commuted, but he served nineteen years in prison before his conviction was quashed in 1928.

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        La Spedizione nel Karakoram e nell'Imalaia Occidentale 1909. S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duca degli Abruzzi. Illustrata da Vittorio Sella.

      Subject: (Himalaya e dintorni). Bologna, Zanichelli, 1912, 8vo grande brossura originale editoriale con fotografia applicata alla copertina, pp. 471 - 110 con 194 illustrazioni e 33 tavole f.t. + suite in carpetta cartonata originale "Panorami e carte" con 18 grandi panorami in 17 fogli (A/S) e 3 carte geografiche a colori. Ottima copia. (Soft Cover)

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        Æsop's Fables. Limited Edition. [Aesop] Heinemann edition. Signed Limited Edition

      William Heinemann, London 1912 - xxix, 224pp. 13 tipped-in plates with captioned tissue-guards; many additional b/w plates and decorations. Signed by Rackham on the Limitation page. G - : in Good condition. Lacking cloth to spine. Covers marked. Prelims browned. Previous owner's ink inscription to fep. Teg - remaining edges uncut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Entstehung der Kontinente

      Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1912 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. In: Dr. A. Petermanns Mitteilungen aus Justus Perthes&#39; geographischer Anstalt 58/1, 1912, pp. 185-195, 253-256, 305-309. Gotha: Justus Perthes. 4to (270x223 mm). 1 folded map bound at the end (plate 36). Whole volume, xvi, [4], 344 pp., 56 plates, maps and diagrams (some folding). Original brown cloth, blind-stamped boards (little wear and soiling), spine and front board gilt-lettered, marbled edges, internally clean with only little spotting and browning, few pencil markings (not to Wegener papers). An excellent copy. ---- <br><br> Norman 2192 - FIRST EDITION, journal issue. Wegener was the originator and one of the chief defender&#39;s of the theory of continental drift. This, his first paper on the subject, attracted little attention, and it was only with the publication of a 2nd edition of his treatise in 1919 that his theory became a subject of wide controversy. It was largely ignored from the 1930s to the 1950s, when new paleo-magnetic evidence appeared to support the theory..

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        Aesop's Fables. Limited Edition. [Aesop] Heinemann edition. Signed Limited Edition

      G - : in Good condition. Lacking cloth to spine. Covers marked. Prelims browned. Previous owner's ink inscription to fep. Teg - remaining edges uncut Limited Edition [1100/1450] Green/gilt leather cloth cover 190mm x 250mm (7" x 10"). xxix, 224pp. 13 tipped-in plates with captioned tissue-guards; many additional b/w plates and decorations. Signed by Rackham on the Limitation page.

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        Mollusques provenant des Campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice dans les Mers du Nord. Fasc. XXXVII.

      Subject: (Malacologia). Monaco, 1912, in-folio brossura originale, carta uso mano (intonso) pp. 629 + 2 cart. e 11 (bellissime) tavole cromolitografiche f.t. (Soft Cover)

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        Acts of the Holy Ghost, or The Life Work, and Experience, of Mrs. M.B. Woodworth-Etter (FIRST THUS 1912 EDITION IN ORIGINAL BOARDS)

      Dallas, Texas: John F. Worley Co., 1912. 1st Thus. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Religion) Acts Of The Holy Ghost, Or The Life, Work, And Experience, Of Mrs. M.B. Woodworth-Etter Evangelist. Dallas: John F. Worley Printing., 1912. Hardcover. First Thus. Expanded Edition. Previously owned by noted historian, Charles Coleman Sellers. With his bookplate on front end board. Mr. Woodworth-Etter is considered to be the greatest woman evangelist in the history of the Pentecostal Church. Grandmother of the Pentecostal movement. Octavo. Flecking, toning. Very Good. $2000.00

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        &#39;The Justice and the Duke&#39; First UK Edition 1912 SIGNED

      Signed and inscribed by the author on the day of publication and complete with ALS A first edition, first printing published by Stanley Paul and Co. in 1912. A very good+ book with strong gilt on the spine and on the front board. Some foxing to the pages and a little to the edges. Rough cut (deckl) edges to the page. SIGNED to J R Pryor from Rafael Sabatini May 1912 on the page prior to the first page of text. Some bumping to the corners and some rubbing to the edges. Light paper residue to ffep. Complete with an ALS from Sabatini, explaining that the book was only published one day prior to the inscription. From his address in Battersea Park and dated by Sabatini.

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        Die Bildnis-Miniatur in Skandinavien (2 volumes)

      Berlin: Verlag Von Georg Reimer, 1912. First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Book. Folio - over 12. No. IV of X of limited edition not intended for sale, with full number of limited copies 510, including this more exclusive number of 10. Inscribed by author. Volume 1: Schweden (Sweden); Volume 2: Danemark und Norwegen (Denmark and Norway). with 100 (mostly) color plates, each measuring 14.5 by 11 inches, or 37 by 29 cm. 268 pp of text. Wax paper-like tissue guards with captions. This copy is fine inside and out.

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      1912. Fine. LOWELL, Amy. A DOME OF MANY-COLOURED GLASS. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1912. First edition,inscribed presentation copy, of the authors first book of poems. Crown 8vo., blue paper covered boards backed in tan cloth, paper title labels. "with the compliments of the author" slip, laid in. Inscribed at the ffep "Eugenia [Frothingham], with love, Amy, October 1912"; October being the month of publication. A near fine copy that shows only some light soiling and some sunning at the title labels; very slight rubbing at the extremities.

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      Hodder and Stoughton. London 1912 - First edition, UK. Slim 8vo. 34pp. Portrait frontis. of Dickens with tissue guard. Bowden House, Harrow stamp to front paste-down. Beige paper covered boards with brown cloth spine, sl. wear to extremities, occasional light foxing o/w VG+. Presentation copy from the author to the library of Bowden House, in Harrow. She writes on the front free endpaper, "I was the child and this my first journey outside my little New England village. It chanced that I met . on the way . Kate Douglas Wiggin" and beneath, "To Bowden House Library. From the author, a happy patient, 1923." This is a particularly moving and unique presentation copy as it was here that Wiggin died, after contracting bronchial pneumonia. During the spring of 1923 Kate Wiggin travelled to England as a New York delegate to the Dickens Fellowship Conference. She became ill and died, at the age of 66, in Harrow. At her request, her ashes were brought home to Maine and scattered over the Saco River. This is possibly the last book that the author of 'Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm' signed. Bowden House is still a health facility on Harrow Hill but now helps patients with psychiatric problems and addictions. In March 1868 eleven year old Kate Douglas Smith met her literary hero Charles Dickens on a train while travelling between Portland, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts. He was on a second reading tour of America. At fifty-six he was nearing the end of his life. His novels and this meeting were to have a profound effect on Kate's life. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ASA GIRI

      1912. Very Good. [EHON] Ota Saburo, artist. ASA GIRI Tokyo, Meiji 45 [1912]. 2 volumes, string-bound Japanese style, 19.1 x 13 cm. Each volume contains 35 color prints with a facing page of text. The prints appear to be a hybrid of lithography and color woodcut. [See Hillier&#39;s discussion of the book in his ART OF THE JAPANESE PRINTED BOOK]. These small volumes constitute a truly remarkable work and one of the most important examples of the Japanese picture book genre produced in the twentieth century. Our copy is in very good condition overall, with only a few foxed pages internally. It is enclosed in the original publishers box with a printed title label and is one of the nicer copies we have seen. Unusual in such nice condition. Complete:

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        Works ... Introductions and photographic illustrations by Clifton Johnson [comprising Walden / A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers / The Maine Woods / Cape Cod / Excursions

      London: George G. Harrap [through 1912], 1911. Pictorial Cloth. Fine. Complete in five volumes. Thick 8vo: xvi,440; [4],xxii,492; xiv,423,[1]; xii,319,[1]; viii,303,[1]pp, with 43 ful-page half-tones, including the frontispiece, in each volume. Original finely woven forest-green pictorial cloth, elaborate art noveau title frames stamped in gilt and copper on spines and upper covers, title pages ion red and black, protective tissue gaurd over frontispieces. Virtually pristine, square, tight unmarked bindings; clean, fresh pages; rich photographic illistration. A splendid production and scarce: COPAC lists only BL. OCLC Number: 503962300. The direct literary results of Thoreau&#146;s stay at Walden Pond were the essay &#147;Resistance to Civil Government&#148; (1849), inspired by a night in the Concord jail (the result of not having paid his taxes as a protest against government policies) and early drafts of A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849) and Walden (1854). After A Week failed to sell, Thoreau began revising Walden, taking it through seven major drafts before finally publishing it seven years later to modest sales and mostly favorable reviews. Two more trips to the Maine Woods (1853 and 1857) and several excursions to Cape Cod (1849, 1855, and 1857). provided fodder for the essays collected into two posthumous books, The Maine Woods (1864) and Cape Cod (1865). Clifton Johnson an important literary figure with some 125 published books and countless magazine and newspaper articles to his credit. A friend of William Dean Howells and John Burroughs, he was an acquaintance of many other late 19th and early 20th century authors and editors. (Jones Library, Amherst, MA) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Aesop's Fables. Limited Edition. [Aesop] Heinemann edition. Signed Limited Edition

      London William Heinemann 1912. G - : in Good condition. Lacking cloth to spine. Covers marked. Prelims browned. Previous owner's ink inscription to fep. Teg - remaining edges uncut Limited Edition [1100/1450] Green/gilt leather cloth cover 190mm x 250mm (7" x 10"). xxix, 224pp. 13 tipped-in plates with captioned tissue-guards; many additional b/w plates and decorations. Signed by Rackham on the Limitation page.

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        L'araldo telefonico. Giornale parlato. Rete di Roma.

      Subject: (Elenchi telefonici). Roma, 1912, 8vo album, cop. con illustrazione, pp. (18 + 4) Unito un foglio a stampa sulle Tariffe d'abbonamento. Un autentico incunabolo dell'argomento : rarissimo.

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        La storia di un naso. Novelle in ottave.

      Subject: (Letteratura per ragazzi). Firenze, Bemporad, (1912) album in-4to br. (dorso restaurato) pp. 88 con num. ill. a colori n.t. e 12 belle e grandi tavole a colori f.t. Dedica autografa firmata da Vamba al risguardo.

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        Alexander&#39;s Bridge

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Co. , 1912. First Edition.. Hardback: original purple cloth with gilt titles. . Good condition./No dust jacket.. Moderate to heavy edgewear and rubbing. Binding slightly shaken but secure. Front hinge started.

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        Schopenhauer Jahrbuch, Band 1 bis Band 64 (von 1912 bis 1983) in 62 Bänden sowie einem Register-Band der Bände 1-60 (= alles bis dahin erschienene), hrsg. im Auftrag der Schopenhauer Gesellschaft,

      Kiel/Ansbach/Heidelberg/Ffm., u.a., Schmidt & Klaunig, dann Verlag der Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft, dann Bürgel, dann Carl Winter, Waldemar Kramer u.a., 1912-1983,. 8°, sicher weit über 14.000 S., augenscheinlich mit allen Abbildugen, Porträts und Faksimiles, bis auf 4 Ausnahmen alle Jahrbücher in den roten Originaleinbänden, drei Bände mit original Schutzumschlägen, die ersten Bände und deren Faksimile-Beilagen stellenw. zart alterfleckig, wenige Bände mit Besitzerstempel (nur Name) auf vorderem Innendeckel, sonst fast ausnahmslos schöne, saubere Exemplare (hhrg.) Der Band 1 von 1912 als kartonierter Kraus-Reprint, Liechtenstein, 1968. Die Bände 9 und 10 (1920 und 1921) sowie 11 und 12 (1922 und 1923) in einem schlichen Buchbinder-Einband mit Wolkenpapierbezügen und dunkelroten Leinenrücken ohne Beschriftung, der Band 13 (1926) unter dem Titel &#39;Schopenhauer und Brockhaus&#39; in etwas kleinerem Format als alle übrigen Bände und in einem ebenfalls roten Buchbinder-Einband mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung, der Band 20 (1933) in einem neueren roten Buchbinder-Einband ohne jegliche Beschriftung. Bis Band 32 lautetet der Titel: &#39;Jahrbuch der Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft&#39;, danach nur noch &#39;Schopenhauer Jahrbuch&#39;. Versand ins nicht-europäische Ausland wegen des hohen Gewichts nur nach Absprache.

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        WILL GOLDSTON&#39;S EXCLUSIVE MAGICAL SECRETS. Signed limited edition

      London, The Magician Ltd, (1912).. FIRST EDITION (1912), DE LUXE LIMITED EDITION WITH LOCK AND KEY, SIGNED PRESENATION COPY FROM GOLDSTON TO LOUIS STERLING, The Magician Ltd, (1912). 250 x 180 mm, 10 x 7 inches, frontispiece portrait photograph of the author, numerous black and white illustrations in the text, 506 pages, bound in publisher&#39;s full morocco, gilt lettered on upper cover, expertly rebacked in morocco to match, gilt lettered spine, sturdy brass lock to close fore-edges, with key, illustrated endpapers. Corners and cover edges slightly rubbed, a little dark staining to covers next to spine, half-title faintly foxed, contents otherwise very bright and clean, lock still operational. A very good tight copy of the scarce de luxe edition. This is No. 968 of an edition believed to be limited to 1000, with facsimile signature of Will Goldston on Dedication Page which is dedicated to Harry Houdini. Goldston has inscribed it on the title page: "Louis Sterling from his pal Will Goldston, March 1915". Louis Sterling&#39;s name has been blocked in gilt on the lower edge of the upper cover. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Tagebuch der indischen Reise. Als Manuskript gedruckt.

      Einhorn-Presse (Otto v. Holten), Berlin 1912 - Folio (34 x 21 cm). Doppeltitel und Buchschmuck von Melchior Lechter. Die ersten 3 u. die letzen 2 S. in Schwarz u. Grün. 1 w. Bl., 105 Bl., 1 w. Bl. Grünes OLdr. (Bock-Saffian) m. goldgepr. Deckelvignette der Einhornpresse u. RSchild., gedruckt auf eigens angefertigtem Altbütten. Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe. - Opus II der Einhorn-Presse. - Eines von 333 von Lechter numer. Ex., mit dessen eigenh. Monogramm. Jede Seite mit ornamentaler Textrahmung. - Einband etw., am Rücken stärker berieben an den Rändern u. am Rücken verblichen. Innen von bester Erhaltung. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Through Shen-Kan The Account of The Clark Expedition In North China, 1908-9

      T. Fisher Unwin, London 1912 - Royal 8vo. The original oatmeal buckram is a little soiled and on corner is a bit bumped and worn - a very good clean copy. iii, 247pp., with 6 tipped-in coloured plates and 58 inblack and white; 2 maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Through Shen-Kan the Account of the Clark Expedition in North China

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. Collation, 8+247pp, 6 coloured, 49 black & white plates, 1 single page, and 1 folding map. Bound in original publishers cloth, with black title lettering. Cloth dust or dirt marked, minor abrasion marks, short spilt on top hinge. Generally binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A good clean copy, in a good solid binding. A70. First Edition. Near Very Good. Quarto.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird.

      Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. (1912). - Quarto, with 50 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues, and numerous black and white illustrations. Finely bound in recent green half morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, publisher's original green cloth boards with gilt decorative title to upper. Markings to boards; some foxing, mostly light. A very attractive copy. The Best Edition. The first edition to have full page black and white illustrations, to have an new plate frontispiece, and to have the plates bound in order. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [126]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Prince and Betty

      London: Mills and Boon, Limited,, 1912. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in red Contemporary ownership signature to front pastedown. Spine rolled and tanned, cloth a little rubbed at extremities, some short splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine, corners bumped, top corner of upper board knocked, a little spotting to contents. A very good copy. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US three months earlier.

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        The New America and the Far East : 10 Vol. Set (Complete)

      Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1912. 10 volumes luxury bound in half-calf over burgundy red boards with leather corners. Spines with 5 raised bands and gilt titling & vignettes. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very fine condition ! * ILLUSTRATED by over 1400 photogravures, colored plates, engravings and col. maps. Volumes cover: HAWAII - THE PHILIPPINES - JAPAN - CHINA - CUBA - PORTO RICO - ALASKA - INDIA. ** Please ask for mailing costs.. Halfcalf. FINE. 27.5x20.

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        The Prince and Betty.

      London: Mills and Boon, Limited, 1912 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in red Contemporary ownership signature to front pastedown. Spine rolled and tanned, cloth a little rubbed at extremities, some short splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine, corners bumped, top corner of upper board knocked, a little spotting to contents. A very good copy. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US three months earlier. McIlvaine A15b

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        La Fotografía de los Colores. Fundamentos Científicos y Reglas Prácticas.

      Madrid, Imprenta y Librería de Nicolás Moya, 1912. - in-8 carré. 2ff. 312pp. Plein veau, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale du seul ouvrage de photographie publié par le grand neurologue et chercheur espagnol Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934). Son sens esthétique et son goût pour le dessin, qui l'avaient conduit dans un premier temps à envisager une carrière artistique, l'engagèrent dès 1868 à s'intéresser à la photographie qu'il pratiqua par la suite régulièrement, tant pour ses travaux scientifiques que pour son propre plaisir. Le présent ouvrage retrace, avec rigueur et exhaustivité, les problèmes posés par la reproduction photographique des couleurs et les solutions apportées par les divers procédés existants, tous bien connus de l'auteur qui se décrivait lui-même comme "un vétéran cultivateur de presque tous les genres héliochromiques ". 55 figures dans le texte. Bon exemplaire, très bien relié. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Annals of Hampstead ( 3 Volumes, Limited Signed Edition )

      London: Adam and Charles Black, 1912. Complete in 3 volumes. Signed limited edition. Collation, xxxvi,306pp, xix[1]299pp, xviii,409pp, illustrated throughout, some folding,large folding map in pocket. Bound in original publishers blue gilt cloth, full gilt edges. Cloth light rubbed on edges, 2 corners light knocked, a few minor abrasion marks. Generally bindings in very good clean firm conition.Dust jackets rubbed, worn with loss. Jackets in good condition. Internally, gathering in ( i,e small section of pages ) slightly protruding in volume 2, but pages still holding firm. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice 3 volume work. A7. Limited Edition. Very Good/Good. Quarto.

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        THE WOOLWORTH BUILDING Highest in the World

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

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        Guinevere and Other Poems

      Blackie, UK 1912 - 1st Edition 1912. The de luxe issue in gilt-decorated cream buckram. Coloured frontispiece and 23 other tipped-in colour plates and 12 full-page black and whites plates, as well as many elaborate text decorations. Top edge gilt. Book is very good++ and bright. Boards lightly soiled in places. Page edges and some internal pages with light foxing. Contents good. Small ink mark to the top of the page block. More images can be taken upon request. Ref [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        The Olympic Games of Stockholm 1912 Official Report

      Stockholm : Wahlstrom & Widstrand , 1912. Book measures 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches.Weight 4kg.Collation, xxxi+1117 pages, 305 pages llustrations. Bound in original publishers light blue gilt cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, spine faded. Generally binding in good firm condition.Internally, gift inscription on verso of title page,paper on rear endpaper joints split, binding still holding firm. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition.A61 . Firs Edition. Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Helen of Troy and Other Poems [Signed Association Copy]

      New York: G. P. Putnam&#39;s Sons, 1912. First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, second printing in the Publisher&#39;s original paper-covered boards (corners rubbed and worn, former presumed bookplate removed from front pastedown), lacking the (presumed) rare dust jacket, BEING A PRESENTATION COPY FROM SARA TEASDALE TO JOHN REED signed and inscribed on the front free endpaper as follows: "For Mr. Reed / from / Sara Teasdale / March 1913." later owned by LENNOX ROBINSON, the Irish poet, dramatist, and theatrical producer, and SIGNED BY LENNOX ROBINSON on the second front free endpaper. John Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist, poet, and social activist, critical in the founding of America&#39;s Communist Labor Party, and best known for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution, "Ten Days that Shook the World", a revolution he fully supported and hoped to bring to America. He died in 1920 and, being an important person in Revolutionary Russia, was buried in a hero&#39;s funeral at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, a site where pro-Bolshevik victims of the October Revolution were buried in mass graves. The site, next to Lenin&#39;s mausoleum, was, following the mass burials of the Revolution, reserved for the burial of politicians and other notables. (Suslov, Stalin, Kalinin, Dzerzhinsky, Brezhnev, and Yuri Andropov, all are interred at the site.) A Very Good copy with a wonderful provenance, SIGNED BY SARA TEASDALE TO JOHN REED AND SIGNED BY LENNOX ROBINSON.

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        Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse. Le système totémique en Australie. Avec une carte hors texte.

      Paris, Félix Alcan, 1912. 8vo. Completely uncut and unopened, in the fragile original printed green wrappers. Remains of a paper label to front wrapper, otherwise an exceptionally fine, clean, and fresh copy. Light minor brownspotting due to the quality of the paper. Housed in a custom-made green cloth box with gilt red laetaher title-label to spine. (4), 647 pp + folded map + publisher's catalogue (38, (2) pp).. Scarce first edition - especially in this condition - of what is generally regarded as Durkheim's magnum opus, his groundbreaking study of totemism among the Australian aborigines, which led him to the foundational conclusion that religion is social, that the primary purpose of religion is to bind people together. Showing that society is the soul of religion, that society is the foundation of all religious belief, and that religion is what allows for a society to express its social unity "The Elementary forms of religious Life" furthermore explains the enduring relevance of religion throughout history. In this milestone work of sociology, Durkheim sets out to discover the enduring source of human social identity. To that aim, he investigates totemism among the Australian Aborigines, acknowledging that all religion has its origin in totemism. Totems are collective symbols that represent both a god and society. The collective thought, of which totemism is an early expression, is the basis of all religious thought and as such also of philosophy and modern science.The work came to have a profound effect on not only sociology and religion, but also on philosophy, psychology, and history of science, documenting how collective thought, through totemism and religious expression, enabled mankind to enter into a world of concepts and correspondence and to identity causes and relations. All philosophy and science ultimately rests on this collective thought, which allowed mankind to enter into a conceptual realm. "The Elementary Forms has been applauded and debated by sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, philosophers, and theologians, and continues to speak to new generations about the intriguing origin and nature of religion and society." (from the English langiuage translation)."The general conclusion of the book which the reader has before him is that religion is something eminently social. Religious representations are collective representations which express collective realities; the rites are a manner of acting which take rise in the midst of assembled groups and which are destined to excite, maintain, or recreate certain mental states in these groups. So if the categories are of religious origin, they ought to participate in this nature common to all religious facts; they should be social affairs and the product of collective thought. At least -- for in the actual condition of our knowledge of these matters, one should be careful to avoid all radical and exclusive statements -- it is allowable to suppose that they are rich in social elements." (From "The Elementary forms of religious Life")

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        The Bells and other Poems

      London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1912]. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and bell design to spine and front cover gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt. Colour frontispiece and 27 plates with printed tissue-guards. Minor rubbing to spine tips, a near fine copy. First trade edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS - MAY 1912 - OFFICIAL FILE COPY - Documenting the Investigations into the tragic sinking of the Titanic.

      Manchester. Thurs. May 2nd to Fri. May 31st 1912 - PUBLISHER'S OFFICIAL FILE COPY. Thick Elephant Folio. Half Contemporary Calf (worn) Comprising all varieties of daily 'one halfpenny' issues (including 'Special', 'Extra', 'Final' and 'Cricket' issues) documenting fascinating reports of an array of murders, drownings, sport , suffragettes and most importantly a day by day , issue by issue account of the various investigations into the sinking of the Titanic ! Commencing with a report on Thurs. May 2nd ;- Titanic Disaster - British Court of Inquiry - About 300 Witnesses summoned ! - and on Fri. May 3rd - Mr Ismay sails for England ! - Titanic Inquiry Resumed in London - Survivors in Attendance ! - Safety at Sea by Sir E.Shackleton ! - 21 knots - Titanic's speed never reduced - Attorney General's Story of the voyage - 'Look out' Man's Story - The Collision - A Terrible Experience ! - and then each day (apart from Sunday !) through until Wed. May 29th 1912 - Senator Smith reports - Astounding Speech to Congress - Serious Titanic Charges - British Board of Trade Blamed ! - The whole Totalling 25 extensive contemporary 'eye-opening' Titanic related articles in all ! SUPERB ! (Due to size and great weight carriage will be expensive ! or collect for Free !)

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        AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF HIS ETCHED WORK. With introductory essay & descriptive notes on each plate by Frank Rinder

      James Maclehose and Sons. Glasgow. 1912. LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (10.6 x 8 inches). One of 200 copies, from a total edition of 700 for England and America, on hand made paper and with the plates printed as proofs on Japanese Vellum. Each of these 200 special copies has an original print of the etching "The Lion and the Unicorn" , signed by Cameron, as the frontis and is numbered and initialed by the publishers. The etching was not issued separately. Illustrated throughout with 434 etchings, each with the original measurements, date of the plate, number printed and other general notes by Frank Rinder. Some occasasional light offsetting from the plates to the text pages opposite but generally it is faint where it occurs. Endpapers a bit browned but overall a very good clean and tidy copy in the publishers original delux binding of beige cloth on the boards with a white vellum spine, lettered and ruled in gilt. A few minor spots to the vellum but it is still clean and white and the gilt still bright and vibrant. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A very good copy of this beautifully illustrated and well produced book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Lost World [in The Strand Magazine]

      George Newnes Ltd., London, 1912, Vols. 43-44., 1912. FIRST APPEARANCE of the first Professor Challenger adventure, with illustrations by Harry Rowntree (not included in book-form, Oct.1912), plus a further Doyle story later appearing in &#39;Danger!&#39; (1918). Also contains &#39;The Prince and Betty&#39; novel and two further Wodehouse short stories later appearing in &#39;The Man Upstairs&#39; and &#39;My Man Jeeves&#39; collections, as well as contributions from H.Rider Haggard and E.Nesbit. 8 original Strand magazine issues, as published in light blue paper wraps. Some minor abrasions visible to spine ends on some issues, June 1912 has a three inch closed tear to the rear spine hinge. Otherwise all issues clean and tight. The definitive version of the original and best dinosaur romp, with faithful natives, treacherous half Portuguese types, Pterodactyls, diamonds, ape men and death by bamboo assisted decelaration trauma. Packed to the primitive breathing apparatus with dramatic and stirring images of the expedition never seen elsewhere, not to mention the wealth of advertisements regularly found in Strand magazines, including a full page ad for The Edison Phonograph. Green & Gibson A37, A41, McIlvaine D133.20. BMC No.261, p62-73 &#39;Collecting The Strand&#39;.

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        Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau. Wöchentliche Berichte über die Fortschritte auf dem Gesamtgebiete der Naturwissenschaften, 7. Jg. (1892) &#150; 27 Jg. (1912). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1892 &#150; 1912. - Angesehene wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift zur naturwissenschaftlichen Forschungsentwicklung im deutschen Kaiserreich. In heutiger Perspektive auch wichtiges Nachschlagewerk zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte. de 60000 Alle Bände in gutem Zustand (all volumes in good condition). Einige Buchrücken etwas aufgehellt. Vorsätze sowie wenige Seitenränder partiell leicht fleckig. Stempel der Königlichen Sternwarte Bonn auf Titelblatt. Sehr ansprechende Sammlung dieser einschlägigen naturwissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Dort Herbst-Rabatt von 20 Prozent auf alle Angebote bis zum 15. Oktober 2013. Einzelband (single volume): EUR 50,00. 21 Bände (21 volumes). Blaue Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln im Großformat 29 x 21 cm.

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        The Land of Hearts Desire

      Fisher Unwin, UK 1912 - Revised Edition 1912. Flat signed with a quote from the book 'It May be truth W B Yeats' The softback book is very good and quite bright. Light repair to spine with miniscule loss to tips. Edges rubbed in places. Contents good. A good exampl of a delicate prodcution. More images can be taken upon request. Ref [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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