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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's Sons, 1912. First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, second printing in the Publisher'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'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'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'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.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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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")

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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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 !)

      [Bookseller: Halewood & Sons ABA ILAB]
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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 'Danger!' (1918). Also contains 'The Prince and Betty' novel and two further Wodehouse short stories later appearing in 'The Man Upstairs' and 'My Man Jeeves' 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 'Collecting The Strand'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau. Wöchentliche Berichte über die Fortschritte auf dem Gesamtgebiete der Naturwissenschaften, 7. Jg. (1892) – 27 Jg. (1912). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1892 – 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.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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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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        The Trespasser

      London: Duckworth & Co, 1912. First Edition, first issue. 8vo. . Original dark blue cloth (the presumed First Issue Binding), slightly cocked. Bookplate of Albert Parsons Sachs on front pastedown . With the publisher's prepublication stamp on the title-page: "To Be Publisher on 23 May 1912."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Die Olympischen Spiele 1912.,

      Neukölln, Noster, 1912 - 8°, 204 und 4 Seiten mit zahlr. Abbildungen, betitelter Okart. mit Deckelbild - guter Zustand - 1912. c56230 Sprache: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        The DEADWOOD DICK LIBRARY. Lot of 64 Issues [Complete]

      Cleveland:: The Arthur Westbrook Co.,. [1912].. 7-5/8" x 5-1/4". 32 pages each. Lot begins with Volume I, No. 1 ["Prince of the Road"], and continues through Volume V, No. 64 ["Colorado Charlie's Detective Dash"].. Color pictorial wrappers, stapled. Series advert rear wrapper (through #64 of the series).. Some extremity chipping to No. 1. Some issues with unobtrusive tide-. line in top margin. Paper beginning to yellow, as expected.. Overall, a VG - VG+ set, and uncommon thus.. 'Deadwood Dick', aka Edward Harris, "perhaps the quintessential dime novel hero." Written by Wheeler between 1877 and 1885, these numerous stories tell the tale of Ned and his sister Anita, who "are driven from their home in the East by the persecutions of Alexander Filmore and his son, Clarence .... Ill fortune follows them, and young Ned Harris eventually becomes an outlaw and captain of a band of road agents." [Cox. Dime Novel Companion, pp. 73-74]. Mostly set in the Black Hills, the series began publication in Beadle's Half-Dime Library, with republication numerous times, including this set of 64 by Westbrook. While individual Westbrook issues are frequently encountered, a complete set, as here, is somewhat uncommon. . Woodcut engraving to p. 1, duplicating wrapper design.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Hunting.

      1912 1912 - London: "British Sports and Sportsmen", 1912. Thick folio. Or.hf.cl. Spine gilt. T.e.g. (XIV,646pp.). With full-page photogravure plates each with a protective tissue-guard, title-vign., and num. illusts. Ed. lim. to 1000 numbered copies. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        Gathered Treasures

      Murray Bros. Printing Co., Washington, DC 1912 - First edition. Introduction by I.N. Ross. 24mo. Green cloth gilt. 39, [2]pp., frontispiece portrait. Author's name and address stamp on front pastedown, some spotting on the turn-ins, else a nice, near fine copy of this self-published volume of poetry. Very scarce. *OCLC* locates five copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Elfin Song: A Book of Verse and Pictures

      Caldwell, New York 1912 - By the English Pre-Raphaelite illustrator of poetry & children's books. This was Blackie's gift book of the year in 1912. The American edition, less common, contains two additional color plates. Illustrated with 12 mounted color plates, protected with lettered tissue; 10 black & white plates and many vignette illustrations. 142pp. 8vo, gray cloth, pictorial stamped in gilt with an elaborately gilt spine (very light wear to corners); uncut edges, t.e.g. New York: H.M. Caldwell, no date [1913]. First American edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Undine.

      William Heinemann, London - Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with a mounted color frontispiece and 14 other mounted color plates protected by lettered tissue guards; numerous b/w in-text drawings throughout. viii, 136pp. Short 4to, handsomely rebound in full purple morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. London: William Heinemann & New York: Doubleday Page, 1912. Later printing. Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        SELECTED PASSAGES FROM THE WORKS OF BERNARD SHAW. Chosen by Charlotte F. Shaw

      London: Constable and Company Ltd., 1912. First Edition. cloth. Near Fine, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. Laurence A118a: 2700 sheets printed, though only 1500 copies bound. Includes previously unpublished material. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Charlotte Shaw on the half title page for Carlos Blacker, a friend of Bernard Shaw's and a close friend of Oscar Wilde's to whom Wilde dedicated THE HAPPY PRINCE.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        John Hay Bronze Medal

      The Rowfant Club, Cleveland 1912 - Bronze medal, 3" in diameter, 3/16" thick, approximate weight 5 oz. Front shows portrait of John Hay, text reads John Hay / The Rowfant Club Cleveland, Ohio; verso shows image of classic female figure with globe of the Americas, contemplating a map of the china coastline, text reads Open Door in the Far East. One of 170 struck at the U. S. Mint for Ambrose Swasey of the Rowfant Club. The Hay Medal designed and executed by Victor David Brenner, best known as the designer of the Lincoln penny. Lacks the original case & printed descriptive circular. Medal is clean and bright with a nice patina.

      [Bookseller: Books & Bidders, Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        China's Revolution 1911-1912. A Historical and Political Record of the Civil War. CIVIL WAR IN CHINA

      8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece (original tissue guard present), title in red and black, 35 plates on 31 and 2 large folding maps on japon, half-title lightly spotted otherwise some very light and occasional marginal spotting to text; original pictorial blue cloth, upper elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, uncut, upper hinge cracked (but binding wholly sound), a remarkably bright, fresh, clean copy.Sold from an institution with its faint tape-marks on covers, bookplate on front paste-down, press-mark on front free endpaper and small blind stamp on title.Well-illustrated account of the revolution at Wuchang, Hankow and Hanyang. One of the first Caucasians to live in China for any length of time, Dingle was resident in Hankow at the outbreak and remained throughout the revolt. Includes a valuable set of otherwise unpublished photographs of localities, military detail and leading personalities (many of the images are from the Upward collection). The author was appointed FRGS and later founded the School of Mentalphysics in California.RARE.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The Heroes or Greek Fairy Tales For My Children

      London: Medici Society (Philip Lee Warner), 1912 xvii, 113 pgs. Limited edition of 500 copies; this is No.224 printed on hand-made Riccardi paper. Full morocco binding in blue, by Bayntun Riviere, with gilt raised bands and decorative tooling to six panels on the spine, blind and gilt tooling to the front and back boards; wide, ornate dentelles bordering marbled endpapers.Top edge gilt. 12 tipped in colour plates with tissue guards by Russell Flint. Leather along the spine is lightly faded. (see photos) Comes in a sturdy blue slipcase. An excellent copy. Special shipping recommended.. Limited/Numbered Edition . Full Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Russell Flint. Small 4to. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Dale Cournoyer Books]
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        MAC

      1912. 1. ALDIN,CECIL. MAC. NY: Hodder & Stoughton, no date, circa 1912. 4to (9 1/4 x 10"). cloth backed pictorial boards, Fine condition. 1st U.S. edition. The trials and tribulations of a Scottie dog told from the dog's point of view and using Scottish dialect throughout. Illustrated with 24 fatastic color plates and pictorial title page. This is an excellent copy, rare in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        ROMEO AND JULIET. Shakespeare's Tragedy of

      Hodder & Stoughton. London. ND.,1912. FIRST HATHERELL EDITION. 4to. (9.9 x 7.6 inches). Beautifully illustrated with 22 fine, full colour plates. Each tipped in and with a printed paper guard. A fine, crisp copy in publishers brick red cloth with bright gilt lettering to the spine. Front board lettered in dark green and illustrated, showing Juliet looking down at Romeo from her balcony, in purple. Plain olive green endpapers. A fine, bright copy that has been beautifully preserved by remaining in its rare, original publishers box. The box has a colour plate mounted onto the top panel within a triple lined border and below the titles. Publishers printed title label on the bottom side of the box top. ------ The corners have been repaired and strenghened with masking tape which, while holding the box in place, is not the neatest. A good restorer could remove this tape and make a more sympathetic repair if required.--- A lovely copy of this beautiful book. Uncommon in such good condition and even more so with its original publishers box.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        De re metallica.

      The Mining Magazine, London, 1912.Translated from the first latin edition of 1556. Translated and edited by Herbert C. Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. 4:0. Vellum over wooden boards, uncut. XXXI, 640 pp. Reproductions of original woodcuts. Exlibris from previous owner, upper spine broken about 10 cm, coffe spots or similair on back and back board. One of 3000 copies printed.. Georgius Agricola (24 March 1494 - 21 November 1555) was a German scholar and scientist. Known as "the father of mineralogy", he was born at Glauchau in Saxony. His birth name was Georg Pawer (Bauer in modern German);[1] Agricola is the Latinized version of his name, by which he was known his entire adult life. He is best known for his book De Re Metallica (1556). Herbert Hoover was a mining engineer before he becoming the thirty-first President of the United States. His wife, and First Lady, was a former Latin teacher and translator of this edition

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        The Idylls of the King

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1912]. Quarto, pp. [ix] + 174. Bound in the publisher's full vellum, with elaborate gilt decoration to spine and front boards, gilt title, multiple gilt & blue rule to front board, gilt sword emblem to endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, housed in a cloth covered protective slip case. Frontispiece and twenty colour illustrations by Eleanor F Brickdale. A little rubbing to extremities, lacks ties,otherwise in very good condition. Signed limited edition. One of 350 copies signed by Brickdale.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Folk Tales of Bengal

      London. Macmillan and Co. 1912, 1912. First Goble Edition. 4to.274pp. 32 colour plates. Beautifully bound in recent full burgundy morocco, gilt ruling to boards and gilt titles and decorations to spine. Brahmins, Rakshasas and giant snakes. A lovely copy of a somewhat unusual collection of Eastern Tales. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THE SOUL OF GOLF

      London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd, 1912. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 203 x 140 mm (8 x 5 1/2"). xiii, [1], 356 pp., [1] leaf (ads). FIRST EDITION. Original forest green cloth with gilt golfer on front cover, crossed golf clubs on spine, top edge gilt. 16 photographs, including the frontispiece, showing golfers in action, featuring golfers Harry Vardon, J. Sherlock, and others. Murdock 812; Donovan & Murdock 38210. A number of muted spots (and a half dozen small, light spots) on upper board, a half-inch portion of the front hinge slightly separated, front pastedown with seven black tally marks inked over, isolated trivial foxing in upper margin, one inoffensive yellow stain, but still an excellent copy, the binding almost entirely clean and bright, and the text generally well preserved. Pembroke Arnold Vaile (b. 1866), inventor of the Vaile putter, was a man with a mission to teach a no-nonsense approach to golf. In his view, too many self-styled golf experts have made fools of golfers, instructing learners to play in ways that they themselves never would. In this guide to successful golfing, he declares that golf is a matter of knowing the proper stance and strategy, and moving the proper muscles. If the golfer gets into the right position, and moves according to Vaile's directions, the result should be a winning game. The title is a bit misleading, or perhaps was chosen with irony, as Vaile emphatically does not believe in any mystique of golf, and is contemptuous of those who try to use mind power to move the ball. Throughout the book, Vaile (who must have been unpopular with many of his peers) disparages the approaches offered by other golfing experts, while explaining and endorsing the techniques of selective golfers he has observed.

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        A Son Of Perdition

      William Rider And Son, 1912. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1912. 403 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth cover with gilt lettering. Yellowed text block.Tanned end papers and spotting to the page edges, with some light random foxing and use smudges throughout.B&W illustrations. The front end paper is missing. Moderate wear and scuffing to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners. Tanning and soiling to the spine and boards.The front hinge is cracked thus the front board is slack, but the rest of the binding remains firm.Slight tearing of the cloth on the spine ends.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Das Neue Bild. NKVM. Veröffentlichungen der Neuen Künstlervereinigung München e. V., Text von Otto Fischer.

      Delphin-Verlag,, München, 1912 - München, Delphin-Verlag, MDCCCCXII [1912], 29,8 x 24,5 cm 47 Seiten Text mit Textabbildungen, 36 schwarz-weiss Tafeln (mit Seidenhemdchen) mit Reproduktionen nach Arbeiten von Bechtejeff, Barrera-Bossi, Erbslöh, Girieud, Jawlensky, Kanoldt, Kogan, Mogilewsky und Werefkin. Grüner Original-Ganzlederband von Carl Sonntag jun. in Leipzig gebunden, signiert; Kopfgoldschnitt. Innen (auch die hauchdünnen und bedruckten Seidenhemdchen) in einem sehr guten Zustand, lediglich das dunkelgrüne Leder des Einbandes ist stark verblasst. Bolliger 1, 127. - Dok.-Bibl. I, 99; II, 190. - Perkins 136 a. - Spalek 233 und 638. - Jeweils die Normalausgabe in Halbpergament. Vorliegendes Exemplar mit der handschriftlich eingetragenen Nummer 3 von 12 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. - Ausführliche Literatur: Wille, Hans: Das Neue Bild von Otto Fischer in: Der Blaue Reiter und Das Neue Bild. Von der >Neuen Künstlervereinigung MünchenBlauen Reiter<, herausgegeben von Annegret Hoberg und Helmut Friedel, Ausstellung in der Städtischen Galerie im Lenbachhaus München vom 2. Juli - 3. Oktober 1999, Seite 321ff. Sprache: Deutsch Innen (auch die hauchdünnen und bedruckten Seidenhemdchen) in einem sehr guten Zustand, lediglich das dunkelgrüne Leder des Einbandes ist stark verblasst. Grüner Original-Ganzlederband von Carl Sonntag jun. in Leipzig gebunden, signiert; Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Death of the Titania, The Titanic. The Wreck of The Great Steamship Titanic, April 15th 1912. An Elegy

      Manchester: Mackenzie, [1912]., 1912. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher&#39;s lightly rubbed and toned light blue cloth titled and decorated in gilt and black to front board. 12pp + 2 photographic plates, one depicting the Titanic leaving harbour. A mournful piece of poetic elegy bemoaning the loss of the great ship. Inscribed and initialled by the Author to a Mrs. Meynell to front flyleaf. Rare.

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        Stendhal *

      A. Ciana, Genève (1912 ?). - Bois gravé original sur Vergé 14 x 11 (feuillet 32 x 23, un rien défraîchi en bords), tiré en noir, signé en bas à gauche d'un monogramme dans la plaque et à droite à la mine de plomb, justifié sur 20 exemplaires. Portrait original dans la manière classique du graveur, par lui dédicacé à un tiers en 1923, la datation originelle présumée nous fut donnée par le fils de l'artiste (mention d'éditeur imprimée au verso).Pas dans l'album Pléiade.Y est joint un second portrait non daté, bois gravé original sur Rives 20 x 13 (motif 12 x 9), tiré en sanguine, signé en bas à gauche d'un monogramme dans la plaque. Il s'agit d'un probable tiré à part de celui figurant pour l'un de ses livres, peut-être dans la série des "Maîtres du Livre" parue chez Crès, dans les années 10/20, pour laquelle il composa de nombreuses figures destinées aux frontispices en sus de vignettes et ornements divers in texte.

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        La plisseuse".

      1912 - Dessin original à l'encre, pour le Sourire, n°22, 30 mai 1912, signé en haut à gauche, 25x17.5cm. Dessin légendé "Monsieur : Savez-vous plisser ? Mademoiselle : Cette question ! Depuis mon plus jeune âge". Oeuvre originale

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        Fourrures-portraits-miniatures.

      DRAEGER 1912 - Paris, Draeger, (1912), in-4, cartonné, couverture imprimée avec une vignette contrecollée, façon miniature, [24 pp.] Précieux catalogue, illustraté de 4 planches en couleurs, par Charles MARTIN, DRIAN, George BARBIER et René VINCENT, présentant leur nouvelle collection et montrant la fourrure portée au XVIIIème siècle. Nombreuses photos de FELIX et BRISSY. Débrochage, usures à la couverture et légères déchirures. Livres

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        Moths of the Limberlost

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1912. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to a close friend. Books signed by Mrs. Porter are quite scarce as she enjoyed her privacy. Those books she did sign were usually non-fiction titles and were presentation copies to close friends only, as with the present copy. 369(1)pp., illustrated throughout in color and in black & white, bound in brown cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in dark brown, spine lettering gilt but fading, covers and edges rubbed, some wear to spine ends and corners. Otherwise ,a very nice copy.. First Edition. Small Octavo.

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        Dictionnaire d&#39;Histoire et de Géographie Ecclésiastiques. Continué par A. de Meyer et Ét. van Cauwenbergh. (vol. 1- 18 bound and rest in 34 fasc.)

      Paris, Letouzey et An?Paris, Letouzey et Ané. 1912 - 2008 (still in progress); 28 cm. - (small monastic library markings) Still ver good, see image. ¶ Present are: Tomes 1 à 18 in hardcovers. Tomes 19-23 in 22 fasc. (fasc. 108-135). Tome 24 (fasc. 139-143). Tome 28 (fasc. 167) Tome 29 in 5 fasc. (fasc. 168 - 173) & tome 30, 2 fasc. (fasc. 174-176).

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        The Story of the Discontented Little Elephant

      London, New York, Bombay & Calcutta, Longmans, Green & Co., 1912.: Castletownshend; Irish Literature; Rare Books; Somerville; Somerville & Ross; West Cork. Oblong-Large Octavo.. Original publisher&#39;s binding with mounted, colour-illustrations of the little elephant crying into a coconut. Only minor signs of external wear. Small dampstain to frontcover. Rear cover slightly stained. The mounted illustration with minor damage only. Corners with minor bumps only. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Daphne Phyllis Foster - with much love from Uncle Hoo&#39; ". This book is of utmost rarity and especially in the original publisher&#39;s binding and this overall very good+ condition probably impossible to find.

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        THE DISCONTENTED LITTLE ELEPHANT Told In Pictures And Rhyme

      Longmans Green & Co., 1912.. 1st edn. Oblong 8vo. Original cloth-backed paper-laid boards with coloured pictorial inset in upper board (upper board scuffed at edges - otherwise VG). Pp. unpaginated (previous owner&#39;s neat 1912 ink inscription on front paste-down), illus with 7 coloured plates and b&w illus in text. .

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        Dictionnaire d&#39;Histoire et de Géographie Ecclésiastiques. Continué par A. de Meyer et Ét. van Cauwenbergh. A - France-Frères. Tomes I à XVIII

      Paris, Letouzey et An?Paris, Letouzey et Ané. 1912 - 1977 (still in progress). 18 Volumes. (1-16 red hardcovers, 17 black hardcover & vol. 18 in 5 facs.); 28 cm. - (monastic library markings) Still good, see image.

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        Undine

      London: William Heinemann. hardcover. fine. Rackham, Arthur.. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with a mounted color frontispiece and 14 other mounted color plates protected by lettered tissue guards; numerous b/w in-text drawings throughout. viii, 136pp. Short 4to, handsomely rebound in full purple morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. London: William Heinemann & New York: Doubleday Page, 1912. Later printing. Fine.

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        Collected Verse

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Limited edition, Number 95 of 500 copies, signed by Hodder & Stoughton. 4to. . Original limp vellum, silk ties, t.e.g. Two ties defective but present, else fine

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        TRIUMPHANT DEMOCRACY

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1912. Reprint. Hardcover. Hinges cracked but tight. Very Good. Decorated blue cloth. Carnegie&#39;s tribute to his adopted country, SIGNED by him on the front endpaper: "With regards/Andrew Carnegie/May 1st, 1917." We have handled a number of signed books by Carnegie over the years and this is the first one that was both not inscribed to a particular person and signed with his name rather than "from the author.

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        Nu à l'étang] *

      1912. 1912 - Pointe sèche originale 16 x 13, feuille 28 x 21, signé et daté à la mine de plomb en bas à droite. Ce beau nu haletant est inconnu au catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé. On y trouvera par contre une variante de composition avec le présumé même modèle, sous le numéro 12 et le titre de "Femme au miroir", ce dernier remplaçant l'étang pour que se mire cette muse - C'est fou ce qu'on s'amuse à se promener hors des chemins battus.Tirage peut-être unique.Scoop.

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        Fribourg ville d?art. Eaux-fortes et dessins de P.-A. Bouroux, texte de J.-J. Berthier.

      J. Labastrou, Fribourg, 1912 - 72pages, en feuillets, 15 planches eaux-fortes, feuillet sous cartable de l?éditeur. Cartable défraichi. Page titre froissée.Tirage de tête dont les épreuves, sans lettre, sont signes par l?artiste, 1 des 20 exemplaires, n° 4.

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        The Bells and Other Poems

      Hodder & Stoughton London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Limited. hardcover. very good(+). Dulac, Edmund. Illustrated throughout with 11 small vignettes, including the one on the title page; and 28 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac. Thick 4to, original ornate gilt-stamped vellum (slightly yellowed; lacking the original cloth ties), uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912]. A very good(+) clean copy. Edition de Luxe. Number 154 of 750 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page.

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