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        Sport in the Eastern Sudan from Souakin to the Blue Nile.

      1912 - First issue. Modern half morocco over marbled boards, gilt lined and - tooled spine with 5 raised bands with the gilt titles in the second and fourth compartments, 8vo. Folding map, pp. x, 285. On the title page professionally a stamp has been removed and the folding map is split on one of the folds, without loss, which has been repaired with archival tape. Czech: "This work details the author's 1910-1911 expedition on which he bagged gazelle, leopard, and hippopotamus near the Atbara River. Continuing on to the Setit, he shot lion, buffalo, kudu, and other plains game, some from a machan near a watering hole. Cotton then trekked to the Rahad and Dinder Rivers where he collected lion, buffalo, hippopotamus, and a variety of plains game. The nine-month safari cost Cotton £750!" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Aesop's Fables

      London: William Heinemann, 1912. xxix, [1], 223pp, [1]. Original gilt decorated cloth, title, illustrator and publisher to spine with small bird, horse, bee and fish devices, upper cover with title and several animal devices and illustrator to foot, Heinemann blind stamp to centre of lower cover, decorative endpapers. Spine very slightly faded, minor rubbing to extremities, covers very slightly spotted. Light browning and foxing to the decorative endpapers with very light foxing to half-title, edges of text block with very light foxing, text with very occasional light foxing, plates clean, the colour plates with a titled tissue guard. Inscribed by Rackham, with an original ink drawing of a cat to half-title. Now housed in a cloth drop back box by Temple Bookbinders, with title, illustrator and device in gilt to spine. Presentation Copy from the Illustrator. First Thus. Hardback. Good+. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 8vo. Original Artwork.

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        Little Songs of Long Ago. More Old Nursery Rhymes. Illustrated by H. Willebeek Le Mair

      London: Augener Ltd, c. 1912., 1912. Folio. Publisher's yellow cloth with gilt titles to spine, gilt titles and pasted down colour illustration to upper board. Corners slightly bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper, bright with small chips and tears to edges. 30 (+2) Beautiful full-page colour illustrations to accompany each song. A very good, clean, bright copy, with its original glassine wrap, frayed to extremities, age toned, and with a couple of closed tears. Rare thus.

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        Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

      Bln./Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg 1912-1923.. 2. vollst. neubearb. Aufl. 10 Bde. 4°. ca. 500 S. je Bd. Je ca. 500 S. Mit zus. ca. 3500 Abbildungen, 68 meist gefalt.Tafeln und 32 meist farb. Karten. OLn. (Bd. 10 in OHLdr.). Mit Rückengoldpräg. 2 Einbde. am Vorderdeckel berieb. u. fleckig, Tit. gestemp., sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. EA Neuner I, 46 - Komplette Originalausgabe des gesuchten Standardwerkes. Mit den meist fehlenden, erst 1921 und 1923 erschienenen Bänden 9 und 10. - 1.Band: Abdeckung-Baueinstellung. 2.Band: Bauentwurf-Brasilien. 3.Band: Braunschweigische Eisenbahnen-Eilgut. 4.Band: Eilzüge-Fahrordnung. 5.Band: Fahrpersonal-Gütertarife. 6.Band: Güterverkehr-Krisen. 7.Band: Kronenbreite-Personentarife. 8.Band: Personaltunnel-Schynige Platte-Bahn. 9.Band: Seehafentarife-Übergangsbogen. 10.Band: Übergangsbrücken-Zwischenstation. Victor Röll (1852-1920) war an der Verstaatlichung und den Reformen des österreichischen Eisenbahnwesens beteiligt. Er befand sich in leitender Position im Verein Deutscher Eisenbahnverwaltungen (VDEV). 1911 war er für 4 Monate Eisenbahnminister in Wien. In dem von Röll als Herausgeber betreuten Werk wird ein umfassender Überblick über alle Aspekte des Eisenbahnwesens der damaligen Zeit gegeben. Es geht auf die Gründung und Finanzierung von Eisenbahnen, den Bau, die Signal- und Sicherungsanlagen, die Betriebsanlagen, das Eisenbahnrecht und die Geschichte und Geografie der Eisenbahn weltweit ein. Auch bietet es Biografien zu mit dem Eisenbahnwesen verbundenen Personen.

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        For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations

      Pr. John C. Rankin Company New York San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. The paper wrappers present are variously just fine or age-toned or browned, chipped, torn along folds. ALL the blocks are in good condition; this is not a sort of thing easily damaged!. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted. A full set of the printer's blocks prepared of the illustrations for Zoeth Skinner Eldredge's The Beginnings of San Francisco (1912), being 37 photographic half-tones on copper and 10 zinc cuts, all on wood blocks, ranging generally in size from approximately 2.5" square to 14" square, with oblong maps measuring up to 20" across. A number of the half-tones were done after drawings by Walter Francis, a California artist and illustrator who worked for the San Francisco Chronicle; a few blocks offer images of photographs, some identified as taken by W.C. Mendenhall of the U.S. Geological Survey or Captain D.D. Gaillard of the Boundary Commission; other images are said to be from paintings and a daguerrotype held privately, with another being the facsimile of a document in the John Carter Brown Library; and, indeed, some are simply "after" images in other books (e.g., The Annals of San Francisco and "Bartlett's Narrative"). The images include a dozen California maps and plans; photographic views of the Colorado Desert and an artistic sketch of "the Trail on the Gila"; portraits of prominent early Californians; several "military moments" and a plan of the Presidio in 1820; plus, notably, scenic and historic "views" including renderings of "the Palo Alto," the ports of Monterey and San Diego, Yerba Buena, and a number of street and bay scenes depicting San Francisco proper.Eldredge was a New York–born banker and amateur historian of California whose Beginnings of San Francisco, though possibly self-published, is listed in Cowan & Cowan and described there as "of great historical value."In addition to the 47 images/blocks from that work present here, we offer four others that seem to be "related" but which we have not identified beyond establishing that they do not seem to be from the same author's History of California (1915). We must wonder, were they images prepared for the Beginnings and not used? The additional zinc-cut image of a document signed by Gaspar de Portola and two of the three additional half-tones on copper (Portola sighting San Francisco bay and the Spaniards marching to Monterey) were found as online images without clear attribution as to their physical sources; and the last, a western scene not identified, has not yet been "matched" at all.Most blocks from the Beginnings are still in or with => wrappers showing the images printed from them, as would have been convenient for the printers — these marked (as the backs of the blocks themselves sometimes are) identifying the images and/or showing that the work was completed. (The additional blocks are unwrapped and unmarked.)In sum, this => complete array of the blocks used for printing a substantial and well-regarded Titanic-era book looks like something that was put on a printing house shelf one afternoon in 1912 at the end of an ordinary project for the pressmen and simply stayed there. Seeing it in on its present PRB&M shelf, coherent and unmessed-with, is like walking up to that shelf just about precisely 100 years later.

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        ASAGIRI

      1912. Very Good. [EHON] O^ta 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'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 this century. Our copy is in very good condition overall, with only a few foxed pages internally and some stains to the illustrated covers. It is enclosed in the original (damaged) publishers box with a printed title label. Unusual thus. Complete:

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        Die Futuristen. Umberto Boccioni. Carlo D. Carrà. Luigi Russolo. Gino Severini.

      Gesellschaft zur Forderung moderner Kunst m. b. H. Künstlerische Leitung: Zeitschrift Der Sturm s. a. [1912] Raro catalogo edito da Walden in occasione del mini-tour tedesco nato come costola della prima esposizione futurista tedesca, tenutasi nell?aprile-maggio a Berlino. Cfr. Nuovi archivi del futurismo, I 1912/10: «L?ulteriore tour europeo della mostra dei pittori futuristi, fondata sul nucleo di opere acquistate dal collezionista Borchardt a Berlino, ha un catalogo pubblicato da Der Sturm. Già forse a cominciare da Amburgo, in luglio, poi l?Aja, in agosto, Amsterdam, in settembre, quindi Colonia in ottobre, e Monaco in ottobre-novembre; e, nel 1913, altre città tedesche». Contiene riproduzioni b.n. di quadri, la traduzione tedesca del «Manifesto del futurismo» e l'organigramma del movimento. Ottime condizioni.

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        Catalogo dei vasi greci dipinti delle necropoli felsinee.

      Subject: (Bologna - Archeologia). Bologna, Museo Civico, 1912, 4to mezza pergamena con tassello al dorso, pp. LVII-258 con 154 fig. n.t. e tre tavole f.t.

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        The Cat Scouts

      Blackie & Son Ltd, London - 1st edition. n. d. (circa 1912). Khaki cloth backed boards with a picture pastedown of a cat scout. Grey pictorial endpapers, unpaginated (48pp) each with colour illustrations. The boards are somewhat rubbed particularly on the edges and fore edge corners. The rear board has a large mark 8.5 x 7 cm. The cloth spine is very good with only a little rubbing at the bottom. The pictorial paste down is a little rubbed and stained. The free endpapers are slightly toned and there is a crease to the top corner of the f.f.e.p. Internally, the book is very good with bright colour illustrations to every page. There is a gift inscription dated Christmas 1914/15 to the recto of the frontispiece. There is a closed tear of 1.5cm to the bottom edge of the third leaf and occasional marks throughout. In the bottom couple of centimeters of the spine the stitching in the binding has come slightly loose but otherwise the stitching is firm and the pages are well secured. A very good edition of this scarce Louis Wain volume. If you would like any further information or images, please do not hesitate to ask. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Parsifal or the Legend of the Holy Grail retold from Antient Sources, with acknowledgement to the "Parsifal" of Richard Wagner

      New York: C. Y. Crowell Co 1912 New York: C. Y. Crowell Co, [1912]. (POG?NY) Number 370 of 525 copies for sale in England and America, signed by Pogàny. The letterpress and fine illustrations lithographed by Vincent Brooks, Day and Sons Ltd. London. the four-colour plates printed by Henry Stone and Sons Ltd. banbury. 4to. Illustrations by Willy Pogàny, including 16 color plates. Full vellum gilt, t.e.g., uncut. Spine soiled, front inner hinge neatly repaired, else a very good/fine copy . One of the finest work by this artist born in Hungary, stopped in England where this was done and emigrated to America in 1914

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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.

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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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        DOME OF MANY-COLOURED GLASS

      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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        A Child's Journey with Dickens. (SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY TO THE LIBRARY OF THE HOSPITAL IN HARROW WHERE THE AUTHOR DIED).

      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.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Orban & Streu]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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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]

      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA,PBFA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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