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        LANDSCAPE GARDENING IN JAPAN.

      - Tokio 1912, Maruzen. Green cloth, very good, gold stamped, 2 vol. set, index, many illustrations 40 collotype photos by K. Ogawa, tall folio 161+40p., photos, bibliography, plans, 26.5 x 36.5 cm.,head/tail bit rubbed,2nd. rev & BEST EDITION BINDING: The pictorial are gold-stamped with garden illustrations, the backs are blind-stamped as issued. Large size format. *** THE FRONTIS: This was a lovely print done with 80 color woodblocks., highlighted by gold and silver, colors superbly done by T. Tamura. * CONTENTS: Treatise on authentic Japanese garden design & construction. Covering in detail, the history, garden stones, lanterns, pagodas, water basins, garden enclosures, wells, bridges, arbors, ornamental water, garden vegetation & composition. The supplemental volume contains some forty photo collotypes of individual gardens in Japan, superbly photographed by the celebrated Japanese photographer, K. Ogawa. This work is a classic study on the construction and design of Japanese gardens, as well as a photographic essay of some of the best examples throughout Japan. A corner stone of Japanese garden books & teahouse gardens. Always R A R E in the complete two volume set. Volume 1 contains history, garden stones, lanterns, pagodas, water basins, enclosures, wells, bridges, arbors, water use, vegetation, garden composition. An excellent resource. * WHO WAS JOSIAH CONDER: Josiah Conder, the father of Japanese architecture of the many foreign architects invited to Japan in the last quarter of the 19th century, Conder was the man who made the biggest impact on the Japanese. A graduate of the Royal Institute of British Architects, where he was a pupil of William Burgess, Conder was awarded the institute's prestigious Soane Prize in 1876, recognition of his talent and potential. In 1877, aged 25, Conder arrived in Japan, where he served concurrently as professor of architecture at the Imperial College of Engineering, and as consultant to the Building and Repair Division of the Ministry of Public Works. He was to remain in Japan until his death in 1920, devoting his life to modernizing Japan's architectural technology. . Between 1878 and 1907, Conder designed over 50 major Western-style buildings in Tokyo. These included the Tokyo Imperial Museum in Ueno (1881), the largest brick building in Japan of its day, the Kaitakushi Bussan Urisabakijo [1881], a marketplace for selling produce from Hokkaido, and the Rokumeikan state reception hall (1883), a symbol of the Meiji government's Westernizing aspirations. Conder built in a variety of styles, ranging from Gothic to Renaissance to Tudor to Moorish, contributing to the progressive, eclectic appearance of Meiji period architecture while suggesting he was struggling to find a suitable idiom for Japan. For example, the Tokyo Imperial Museum showed Islamic Indian influence, the Kaitakushi building Victorian Gothic tendencies, and the Rokumeikan English Renaissance tastes. . For the Meiji administration, however, which sought a more mainstream European style, Conder's approach proved a little too wide-ranging, and in due course he set up his own firm, although he continued to advise the government. Conder went into private practice in 1888. His commissions included the first Mitsubishi building in the redbrick Marunouchi district of Tokyo [1894], a residence in Yushima for Hisaya Iwasaki [1896] and the Mitsui Club in Mita, used by the Mitsui family for entertaining [1913]. He paid full attention to interiors as well as exteriors, so that these residences were perfectly coordinated, and all his projects bore his distinctive touch. As the Imperial College of Engineering's chief instructor for the Engineering Science Department, Conder organized lessons and delivered lectures. His courses covered everything from ancient Egyptian through Indian to contemporary European architecture, and focused on construction techniques using wood, brick and stone. . Conder also gave demonstrations on site, such as

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        A HOLOGRAPH LETTER FROM WILLIAM E. GRIFFIS TO HENRY SMITH MUNROE, MARCH 19, 1912

      - Ithaca, N.Y. 1912. A single sheet, folded 3 times, opens to 28 x 21.7 cm., folds down to be 14 x 7.7 cm., very good, pen written in bold script, with Griffis's stunning signature. Three items in all. A RARE GROUP OF THREE NICE ITEMS *** *** *** . . "YATOI" or "KAITAKUSHI," FOR SALE AS A GROUP . . * A GROUP OF THREE IMPORTANT ITEMS BY "YATOI" or "KAITAKUSHI" This is a small group of rare items relating to foreigners who were hired by the Meiji Government to modernize Japan, they were commonly called YATOI" or "KAITAKUSHI," in Japanese, but Griffis fondly refers to them as "Yatoi." * . The group consists of the following three RARE items: . 1. A holographic letter from William E. Griffis to Columbia Mining Professor, Henry S. Munroe. Pen written & dated letter in Griffis's bold hand. The letter was dated March 19, 1912, Ithaca, New York. Griffis asks Munroe for the postal address of Dr Antisell, Prof. Randolph, General Capron or any "Yatoi." you may recall in your work." * . THE CONTENTS OF THIS LETTER: Griffis states: "Gladly renewing our old acquaintance, not to be forgotten, in Tokyo, will you kindly.tell me as to the postal accessibility of relatives of Dr. Antisell, Prof. Randoplph, Gen. Capron, or any 'YATOI' [temporary foreign employees of the Japanese government aka: KAITAKUSHI] you may recall in your work." . 2. The book by Henry S. Munroe: THE MINERAL WEALTH OF JAPAN, Philadelphia 1878, Sherman. Nice copy in the original wrappers. 67p, and the large folding 1876 map showing mining and other fields of mineral wealth in Japan. . 3. The book by William E. Griffis: HEPBURN OF JAPAN: And His Wife and Helpmates, A Life Story of Toil for Christ. Philadelphia 1912, Westminister, spine clean, ex-library copy with perforated title and plates, else clean, solid. . . !! THIS IS THE ORIGINAL BEAUTIFUL EDITION !! . . THIS IS !! N O T !! A DEFECTIVE OCR REPRINT ! . *** WHO WAS WILLIAM E. GRIFFIS [1843-1928]:: . Griffis was an American Orientalist, and Japan's foremost missionary, Congregational minister, lecturer, and a prolific author of a large number of books about Japan, China and Korea. See us for a list of available titles currently in stock. He was also a most prolific and respected author a good number of his works are now considered to be "Classics." Griffis spend some four years in Japan during the 1870's, reorganizing the Japanese school system. . In September 1870 Griffis was invited to Japan by Matsudaira Shungaku, for the purpose of organizing schools along modern lines. In 1871, he was Superintendent of Education in the province of Echizen. In recompense, he was provided with a salary of $2,400, a house in Fukui and a horse. . In 1872-74, Griffis taught chemistry and physics at Kaisei Gakko, the forerunner of Tokyo Imperial University. He prepared the New Japan Series of Reading and Spelling Books, 5 vols. (1872). He also published primers for Japanese students of the English language; and he and contributed to the Japanese press and to newspapers and magazines in the United States numerous papers of importance on Japanese affairs. . Griffis was joined by his sister, Margaret Clark Griffis, who became a teacher at the Tokyo Government Girls' School later to become the Peeresses' School. By the time they left Japan in 1874, Griffins had befriended many of Japan's future political leaders. . Griffis was a member of the Asiatic Society of Japan, the Asiatic Society of Korea, the Historical Society of the Imperial University of Tokyo, and the Meirokusha. . In 1903 Griffis resigned from the active ministry to devote himself exclusively to writing and lecturing. His books on Japan and Japanese culture were complemented with extensive college and university lecture circuit itineraries. In addition to his own books and articles during this period, he also joined Inazo Nitobe in crafting what became his most well-known book, "BUSHIDO: The Soul of Japan." . In 1907, the Japanese government conferred upon Griffis the Order of the

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        RUINS OF DESERT CATHAY: Personal Narrative of Exploration inCentral Asia and Wes

      - London 1912, Macmillan. Brown cloth, teg., very good, 2 vol. set, 546+517p., index, 3 fold-out maps, line drawings,332 bw photos, 9 color lithos, 6 fold-out panoramas, 17 x 24 cm., a bit of minor damp stain to end paper,spine, 1 corner bumped. *** *** *** . . . AN IMPORTANT PRIMARY RESOURCE: A FIRST STUDY . . * The most fascinating of Stein's popular publications, incluing chapters on his negotiations for the treasures in the walled-up library at Dunhuang. His personal record of archeological & geographical explorations carried out in the remote parts of Asia. . * Stein traveled on foot over 10,000 miles from the valley of the Indo-Afghan border, across the snowy ranges of the Hindu Kush, up the cradle of the River Oxus, on the roof of the world, & down to the Tarim River basin, to the dreaded Taklamakan desert. A keen archaeological primary resource, plus the first discovery of Tun-Huang and the Caves of the 1000 Buddha's. A major resource for early Buddhist studies, and Central Asian exploration, the Silk Road, and that whole area. By and large, the most impressive resource on this hitherto unexplored area. The Holy Grail of early Buddhist images and Buddhism. . * THE FIRST EDITION WAS LONDON 1912 IN 2 VOLUMES. Bound in original brown cloth with gold-stamping, and top edges gilt, 17 x 24 cm. . *** REFERENCES: . Yakushi S331 * Stein 1862-1943 *

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        Wandlungen und Symbole der Libido: Beitrage zur Entwicklungeschichte des Denkens (Psychology of the Unconscious)

      Franz Deuticke 1912 - First edition. (Garrison/ Morton 4985.2.) 422pp. Recent black leather with gilt spine lettering, original front wrap mounted on front board, back panel creased and laid in at rear. In German. Near Fine with a few easily-erasable pencil underlines and marginal notes, a few light corner creases. The first appearance in book form of an important early work by Jung, which occasioned a break in his friendship with Freud. It was translated into English four years later as Psychology of the Unconscious. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paul Scheurich. Pierrot. Mappe mit sechs Radierungen [signiert]. 76. Werk der Gurlittpresse

      Berlin: Fritz Gurlitt Verlag, 1912 - 76. Werk der Gurlittpresse. Erschienen in einer einmaligen numerierten Auflage von 20 Exemplaren auf Japan und 40 Exemplaren auf Bütten, hier vorliegend das Exemplar No. B 7. Großformatige Halbleinenmappe mit entnehmbarem Deckblatt und 6 (vollständig) entnehmbaren signierten und datierten Radierungen unter Passepartouts, Blattgröße jeweils 20 x 15 cm ; Plattengröße jeweils zirka 11,5 x 8 cm. Die Mappe etwas berieben und fleckig, die Passepartouts etwas fleckig, die Büttenblätter mit den Radierungen selbst sämtlich in sehr guter und sauberer Erhaltung. jpwRegal-HH [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Werke. Hrsg. von Dr. J. Schwalbe unter Mitwirkung von G. Graffky & E. Pfuhl. 2 in 3 Bde.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Georg Thieme, 1912, Folio, XIV, 706 pp. IV, 680 pp. V, pp.681-1216 1 Portraitafeln, 2 Frontisp., 194 Textabbildungen und 43 z.T. farb. Tafel., 3 orig. Leinenbände Einbände etas beschabt, weinge Seiten fleckig. First and only Edition of Robert Koch's collected works! Many of the basic principles and techniques of modern bacteriology were adapted or devised by Robert Koch, who therefore is often regarded as the chief founder of that science. His isolation of the causal agents of anthrax, tuberculosis, and cholera brought him worldwide acclaim as well as leadership of the German school of bacteriology. Directly or indicrectly he influenced authorities in many countries to introduce public health legislation based on knowledge of the microbic origin of various infections, and he stimulated more enlightened popular attitudes toward hygienic and immunologic measures for controlling such diseases. So he was ranked by Paul Ehrlich among "the few princes of medical science" and Theobald Smith- not given to loose praise- called him "the master of us all in bacteriology". Such tributes were evoked by a remarkable combination of qualities- extraordinarily methodical technique, dogged perseverance in verifying theories and fearless logic in applying findings, and tireless industry. "Nicht locker lassen" (don't let up) was a favorite exhortation to himself and associates. Koch expressed his career's basic motivation in his first paper on tuberculosis: "I have undertaken my investigations in the interest of public health and I hope the greatest benefits will acure therefrom". In disclosing the causes from disease and expounding the means of prevention, Robert Koch at his best was unexcelled. The Faustian weaknesses and perplexeties he carried do not diminish the lasting benefits that his aspirations bestowed upon mankind. - cit. n. Claude E. Dollmann, DSB 7, p.420-434.Koch's complete works were published two years after his death and contain practically all 99 of his published monographs and scientific papers, as well as 92 previously unpublished reports to national, state and municipal authorities. Vol.I contains his early classic reports on anthrax, wound infections, disinfection, and methods of isolating bacteria, and 18 other papers on tuberculosis that appeared between 1882 and 1910. Vol. II, pt.1 contains 9 publications on cholera and 30 on tropical diseases, chiefly malaria and sleeping sickness. Among the reports to governments in vol. II, pt.2, 53 deal with zoonoses, acute infectious diseases (including cholera and typhoid fever), and tropical diseases 8 with tuberculosis 5 with vaccination regulations and procedures 14 with with sewage disposal and water supplies and 12 with miscellaneous topics ranging from the denaturing of alcohol to smoke nuisances. Heirs of Hippocrates, No. 1076 Garrison & Morton No.86 Nobel price in 1905. These three volumes containing Garrison & Morton No. 2331-3, 2544.1, 2457, 2488, 2495.1, 2536, 2545, 5040, 5108, 5167, 5636.1, 5923, 5930. Rare not in Cushing, Osler or Waller.

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        THE KING EMPEROR'S INDIAN TOUR 1911 - 1912. A Large and Important Photographic Record of the Tour as Photographed By the Royal Photographer

      Ernest Brooks - Photographer, Windsor 1912 - A large oblong folio album containing 208 original photographs [mainly 6 x 4ins, 155 x 111mm] mounted four to each side of the album leaves, each with a letterpress description pasted beneath it. The album, measuring 17½ x 12 ins [445 x 315mm], is bound in full padded red leather with the title as above gilt blocked to the upper board. It shows signs of wear but is quite sound and has been professionally re-backed at some time with most of the original spine laid down. Although there are no previous ownership marks the album was almost certainly prepared for a member of the Royal Party travelling to India on H.M.S. Medina and the images are by the royal photographer Ernest Brooks* who had much more intimate access to the party and events than almost any other professional photographer. That the album contains a large number of photographs of the tiger hunting visit to Nepal further indicates that the owner was probably a member of the King's suite, perhaps an ADC. During that part of the tour the Queen was elsewhere and her separate activities are not recorded by this photographer. This is an extremely useful pictorial record of the visit with many photographs that are not published in the standard books or encountered in other albums. We have never come across another example of this particular album [although we have handled this one before]. The photographs are as follows: Departure from Portsmouth [2]; escorting battleships photographed from HMS Medina; Port Said with TIM, the Khedive of Egypt, Lord Kitchener, &c [2]; life on board - deck games, informal group portraits, &c [15]; Bombay including the royal barge procession [4]; Delhi and the Coronation Durbar, including Maharajas in open carriages visiting the King Emperor, reviews, a rare view of a fire in the camp, portraits, &c [46]; inspecting the Arrah Light Horse, , tiger and rhino hunting with the Maharaja of Nepal [50]; leaving Nepal [2]; royal boat crossing the Ganges; official duties in Calcutta [17]; on the royal train Calcutta -Nagpur - Bombay [8]; Port Sudan including tribesmen and portraits of Lord Crewe & Lord Charles Fitzmaurice, Hon Sir David Keppel & Capt Faussett RN on camels [14]; on board HMS Medina - royal rooms, &c [4]; Malta with illuminated battleships [2]; the last few pages are filled with additional images that are out of sequence - hunting in Nepal [6], portraits [4], HMS Exmouth saluting the royal barge, royal heralds and attendants, Delhi [2], view of Delhi camp, review in Gibraltar, arrival at Portsmouth. Thanksgiving at St Paul's. The photographs seem personally selected and reflect the chief interests of the time. The large number of good images of the hunting expeditions in the Nepal Terai is particularly notable and they include many of the King shooting from the elephant howdah, kills, loading tigers on to pack elephants, shooting lunches, and include named individuals such as Gen Sir Horace Smith Dorrien, the Duke of Teck, the Maharaja of Nepal, etc. Many other key individuals are mentioned in the captions including the ladies attending Queen Mary, the Viceroy Lord Hardinge, Indian Princes, etc. The photographer has had perhaps a unique opportunity to record the relaxed life of the royal party on board ship and the Durbar section includes much that is not seen in the standard large format prints that fill most albums. There are five interesting images of princes in their silver mounted carriages [Patiala, Benares, Bilaspur, Jind, and Nawanagar] and there are several other attractive images of rulers [Bikaner with his heir, Bharatpur, Bhopal] together with a particularly good double portrait of the Hon ADCs HH Ganga Singh Maharaja of Bikaner and HH Maharaja Sir Pratap Singh. "Ernest Brooks [1875 - 1957] grew up in Windsor Great Park where his father worked. As a opportunity to youth he looked after the pony which Lord Kitchener had given to Queen Victoria. He became e photographer to the King and as such accompanied the royal party on t [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die heteroplastische und nomöoplastische Transplantation. Eigene Untersuchungen und vergleichende Studien.

      Berlin, Verlag von Julius Springer, 1912, 8, (4), 161, (1), 6 pp. Anzeigen, 29 Abb., 1 Tafel, orignal broschiertes Exemplar in einem feinem Halbleinenband im Stil der Zeit. Georg Schöne (1875-), coiner of the term "transplantation immunity," was among the first to study tumor immunology by means of transplantable tumor lines in experimental animals. "From the very outset of these investigations of transplantable tumors, it was noted that there were very strict limitations on the ability of the tumor transplant to survive in the new host. The experimental work of barely a decade was summarized in 1912 in "Die hetroplastische und homöoplastische Transplantation". Schöne made clear, tumor researches had already established by 1912 the general rules governing the acceptance or rejection of tumor grafts. . . . Here, in 1912, are the 'laws of transplantation' substantially as we understand them today" Silverstein, Hist. Immunology, pp. 278-79. Schöne generalized these findings beyond tumors to encompass the transplantation of skin and organs. His work forms one of the foundation stones of the Nobel-Prize winning transplantation researches conducted a generation later by Medawar and Burnet. Garrison & Morton No. 2567.1

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        I: ???? ????????????? ???????????? [Emperor Alexander I].

      St. Petersburg eks. zagotov. gos bumag 1912 - 2 vols, folio (30.5 x 22 cm). XIII, including half-title and title, with 19 plates, with issue guards; V, including half-title and title, 745 pp. Contemporary half-green morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, top edge gilt; rubbed. This work was printed by the publishing house of Government Securities known for the quality of its prints. A very good copy of this profound work by the Grand Duke Nikolay Mikhailovich (1859 – 1919), an eminent historian and scholar, who focused his research mainly on the history of Russia during the reign of Tsar Alexander I. Bibliokhronica, I, ? 145. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        14 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Wien u. a., 1877 bis 1912. - Zusammen 31¾ SS. auf 27 Bll. (Gr.-)8vo. Schöne Briefe an den Komponisten, Arrangeur und Dirigenten Eduard Kremser (1838-1914), die sich hauptsächlich auf seine Tätigkeit beim Wiener Männergesangsverein beziehen: "Gestern sprach ich mit Herrn Hellmesberger und der meint daß eine kräftige Probe - kurz vor dem Conzert hinreichen dürfte. Da ich aber für diese Probe noch eine letzte Correktur an den Auflagstimmen machen möchte so bitte ich Sie, so gut sein zu wollen und mir die Partitur für 1-2 Tage zu borgen [.]" (a. d. Br. v. 8. I. 1877). - "Die Zeit der Entscheidung der Chormeister-Angelegenheit im M. G. V. rückt näher, und ich bin unendlich neugierig zu erfahren inwiefern meine Chancen sich geändert d. h. gebessert haben, ich bin höchst gespannt wie die letzte Entschließung des Vereins fallen wird [.]" (a. d. Br. v. 11. IX. 1880). - "Für die große Freude die Sie mir gestern durch die unvergleichliche Wiedergabe des Chores 'Herbst' machten, sage ich Ihnen nochmal meinen wärmsten Dank. - Sollten Sie das Stück heuer bei einer Sommerliedertafel wieder bringen, so wäre ich sehr vergnügt darüber. Bei einiger Akustik des Raumes ist das Stück auch im Freien von sicherer Wirkung. (Ich hörte es vor 2 Jahren vom [G]razer Männergesangvereine, der es auch im Freien repetiren mußte.) [.]" (a. d. Br. v. 12. XI. 1885). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Olympische Spiele Stockholm 1912. 29. Juni bis 22. Juli veranstaltet vom Schwedischen Olympischen Organisations-Komitee.

      Mit VIII, 135 Seiten mit einem Frontispizporträt des schwedischen Königs Gustaf V. Sowie mit 200 Illustrationen nach Photographien und Tuschzeichnungen und mit 20 schwarz-weißen Tafeln ( Vollbilder ). Schlichter grauer Oln, KleinFolio ( 35 x 27,5 cm ). Von schlechter Erhaltung: Der Einband stärker angestaubt, etwas fleckig, etwas angeknickt zur rechten unteren Ecke, das obere Kapital des schmalen Einbandrückens bestoßen, Bindung stark gelockert. Innen mit alten Besitzvermerken und -stempeln aus dem Jahre 1912 auf dem Vortitel sowie dem Titelblatt. Seiten teils stark gelockert bzw. lose, Klammerheftung angerostet, Seiten teils etwas fleckig ( einige Seiten auch stärker fleckig ) bzw. fingerfleckig. Einige Seiten mit Randläsionen und/oder gering angeknickt. - selten - ( Gewicht 1500 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        De Re Metallica. Translated from the first Latin edition of 1556 ... by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover

      London, 'Published for the Translators by The Mining Magazine', 1912 [first thus]. Folio, [iv], xxxii, 640, [1] (colophon) pages with approximately 270 illustrations. Original full vellum lettered and decorated in black on the spine; boards slightly bowed; vellum and endpapers lightly foxed and a little marked and discoloured; a very good copy (internally, a fine copy, uncut and - from page 317 - unopened). The first edition 'of Agricola's "De Re Metallica" (On Metals), illustrated with over 270 woodcuts, embraced everything connected with Renaissance mining and metallurgical industries, including administration, the duties of companies and workers, prospecting, mechanical engineering, ore processing and the manufacture of glass, sulfur and alum. Book VI provided detailed descriptions of sixteenth-century mining technologies, such as the use of water-power for crushing ore and the improvements in suction pumps and ventilation that became necessary as mine shafts were sunk deeper underground; it also includes an account of the diseases and accidents prevalent among miners, along with the means of preventing them. It is thus a pioneering work in occupational medicine. "De Re Metallica" remained the standard textbook on mining and metallurgy for over two hundred years..... In 1912 American mining engineer and industrialist, and later 31st President of the United States [1929-33], Herbert Clark Hoover [1874-1964] and his wife Lou Henry Hoover issued a semi-facsimile edition and translation, with "Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy & Mining Law from the earliest times to the 16th century ... The work, which remains definitive, was published in the same format as the first (1556) edition ... Mrs. Hoover, a former Latin teacher, was responsible for the translation' (Norman: HistoryofInformation.com). Norman also cites a summary report of 28 March 1914 'stating that Hoover had received 509 copies of the translation, 31 copies had been sent for review, 814 had been sold and 122 remained in the hands of the booksellers. This gives a total of 1,476 copies printed, a figure more plausible than Hoover's later claim of 3,000 copies (Memoirs I, pp. 117-119)'. Loosely inserted is a typed letter signed by Herbert Hoover on his personal stationery, from his Waldorf Astoria Towers address, 13 September 1958 (one page, large octavo); it is short enough to quote in full. 'Dear Dr. Delprat: I am delighted to have the book. I knew your father well, as I was for many years the engineer for a company which operated a neighbouring mine. With kind regards, Yours faithfully, [signed] Herbert Hoover.' The recipient was Dr Guillame Daniel Delprat, the son and namesake of G.D. Delprat (1856-1937), engineer, metallurgist, and pioneer industrialist, whose biography, 'A Vision of Steel. The Life of G.D. Delprat CBE. General Manager of BHP, 1898-1921', by his daughter Lady Paquita Mawson, was published in 1958. Dr Delprat was a medical practitioner in San Francisco; presumably his father's biography was the book referred to in the letter from Hoover. This copy of 'De Re Metallica' comes from the collection of G.D. Delprat (senior) himself, by descent; the pencilling on the front cover of the book ('Hoover Pres. United States to G.D. Delprat') may well be in his hand (if not, it is easily removed).

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        Farbenphotographie. Eine Sammlung von 100 Aufnahmen in natürlichen Farben.

      Leipzig, Seemann 1912 - Original-Leinen-Einband. Fol., 96 Seiten, mit 60 auf schwarzen Kartons montierten und durch vorgebundene Trennseiden geschützten Tafeln, darauf Wiedergaben von Autochromien im Dreifarbendruck, sowie 48 farbigen Textabbildungen. -- Eines der frühesten Bücher welches mit dem Autochromverfahren hergestellte Tafeln abbildet. Prächtige Publikation zum Autochromverfahren, ein von den Brüdern Lumiere 1903 entwickeltes Verfahren zur Fertigung farbiger Fotografien in Form von Glas-Diapositiven. Mit dem Autochromverfahren war es erstmals möglich, ein Farbbild mit einer einzigen Aufnahme zu erzeugen. Allerdings war die Belichtungszeit für eine Aufnahme sehr lang. - Das Verfahren konnte sich aufgrund hoher Herstellungskosten und langer Belichtungszeiten nicht durchsetzen, und wurde in den 1930er Jahren durch Agfacolor und Kodakchrome-Filme verdrängt. -- Komplettes Exemplar des ursprünglich in Lieferungen erschienen Werkes. Die einzelnen Lagen haben noch die Heftlöcher der Original-Lieferungs-Bänder. - Komplette Exemplare sind äusserst selten. Wir konnten auf dem internationalen Markt in den letzten jahrzehnten nur zwei inkomplette Exemplare ausfindig machen. - Vorderdeckel am unteren Rand etwas fleckig - sonst sehr gut erhalten. -- One of the earliest books using the autochrome Lumiere technic. - Very rare book with 60 plates in autochrome Lumiere technic. -- front cover a bit stained at bottom - otherwise in very good condition. - extremely rare when complete!! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Journal of a Grandfather

      Privately Printed 1912 - St. Louis: Privately Printed, 1912. First Edition. SIGNED with inscription from "The Author" dated Oct. 18th, 1912 on front free endpaper. Octavo (9" x 6.5"); 239p. 15 plates including frontis, all present. Quarter cloth and brown paper-covered boards. Covers show some rubbing/bumping along edges and corners but are sturdy and square overall. Gilt lettering to spine a bit dulled but legible. Front board is a bit shaky but holding. Endpapers toned. One plate cleanly separated but laid in. Binding is otherwise sound and pages are unmarked. Not an ex-library copy. "Colonel Cramp [sic] served in the Confederate army and was later active in the Texas cattle industry" [Howes C-856, misplaced under the name "Cramp"]. Scarce memoir, apparently limited to 100 copies. [AB-294] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Tale of Mr. Tod

      London Frederick Warne and Co 1912 - First Edition. 16mo, 94 pp., title vignette, 15 colour plates and numerous black and white vignettes within test, modern full tan morocco, gilt, original pictorial pastedown to upper cover, green lettering piece to spine, original pictorial endpapers and all edges gilt; small mark to lower outside corner of P.7 otherwise internally very good indeed. Quinby 21. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bill the Minder

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1912. Heath Robinson's Wittiest Drawings ROBINSON, W. Heath. Bill the Minder. Written and Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1912. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 380 numbered copies (this copy being No. 192), signed by the author/artist. Large quarto (11 1/8 x 9 inches; 283 x 229 mm.). xiv, [2], 254, [2] pp. Sixteen mounted color plates (including frontispiece), with descriptive tissue guards. One hundred and seventeen black and white illustrations, including full title-pages, vignettes, head- and tailpieces. A little light foxing to first and last leaves only, otherwise a fine and fresh copy. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe ca. 1990 in full crimson morocco, covers bordered in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt with the original design. Spine with five raised bands paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, cockerel end-papers, top edge gilt, others uncut. From the early 1970s through the early 1990s I had a few hundred books bound specially for me (E. Joseph) by Zaehnsdorf of London who were later taken over by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Zaehnsdorf already had several of the original front cover blocks for these limited editions and over the years we had many more cut for the signed limited Rackhams, Dulacs, Nielsens, Robinsons etc, etc. "In Bill the Minder Heath Robinson really found himself. The story is a simple tale or a series of tales about the wanderings of the King of Troy and a boot-cleaner called Bill, who became the Minder (today he would be called a baby-sitter) to the bad-tempered family of a bad-tempered mushroom-gatherer named Crispin. Like most of Heath Robinson's characters, Bill was a solemn little person who took his minding very seriously, even to the extent of studying at the British Museum and in the Minding Room of the Patents Museum at South Kensington. Soon his fame as a Minder spread and he found himself minding a large flock of children. One day they were out in the fields, being minded by Bill, they found an eccentric old man in a haystack. It was the King of Troy, who had been banished from his country. With Bill's assistance, the children set out on a journey, and through a series of adventures they restore this unworldly old gentleman to his throne. In the process they meet some very droll characters. These are the substance of some of Heath Robinson's wittiest drawings" (Lewis, p. 102). Beare 69b; Lewis, p. 216.

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        The Simplicity Of The Golf Swing

      Upcott Gill, 1912. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 16mo - over 5.75" - 6.75" tall; a fair reading copy; some penciled notes and marginalia;. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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        Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors & Architects. Newly translated by Gaston Du C. de Vere. With five hundred illustrations: In ten volumes.

      London Macmillan & The Medici Society -14 1912 - 10 volumes, 4to., illustrated with 500 plates including 99 in colour, tissue-guards, the odd, random spot to margins, publisher's vellum, gilt panels stamped to upper covers, spines with gilt lettering, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, some minor soiling, stain to spine of volume IV, else a near-fine set. Giorgio Vasari, (1511 - 1574) is considered the first art historian and often referred to as the "father of art history"; Vasari's fame rests on his great tome Le Vite de' più eccellenti architetti, pittori, et scultori italiani (1550), which was dedicated to Cosimo de' Medici. In it Vasari offers his own critical history of Western art through several prefaces and a lengthy series of artist biographies. These discussions present three periods of artistic development: according to Vasari, the excellence of the art of classical antiquity was followed by a decline of quality during the Dark Ages, which was in turn reversed by a renaissance of the arts in Tuscany in the 14th century, initiated by Cimabue and Giotto and culminating in the works of Michelangelo. This enlarged edition has additional chapters, as well as Vasari's own autobiography.

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        Journal des Dames et des Modes.

      Paris June- December 1912 - FIRST ISSUE. Limited edition, numbered 1150 of 1279. 8vo (22,8 x 14,8 cm). [1], viii, [1] (facsimile), 168 pp., limitation page, 43 pochoir plates, original blue printed paper wrappers bound, adverts, all bound in contemporary Bordeaux straight-grained morocco gilt, boards ruled in gilt, spine in 6 compartments, top edge gilt; a superb copy. This copy is numbered 1,150 on the limitation page. This journal which borrowed both the title and format of La Mesangere's periodical of over a hundred years earlier, is illustrated by Georges Barbier and Brunellschi, the masters of pochoir, among others and was founded by Tom Antonginigini secretary, friend and biographer of poet, connoisseur and collector, Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863-1938) whom he followed to Paris from Italy in 1910. It was meant to be a reflection of the intellectual and artistic atmosphere of Paris as well as a record of Parisian culture and fashion at the time and also unwittingly reflects the end of the golden Belle Epoque, and the beginning of another very different time in world history. The first issue appeared on 1 June 1912, the last on 1 August 1914 due to the outbreak of World War I. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Programme Officiel des Ballets Russes: Mai - Juin 1912. Septieme saison des Ballets Russes organisee par M. Serge de Diaghilew avec le concours de M. Gabriel Astruc. Theatre du Chatelet.

      Brunoff Comoedia Illustre Paris 1912 - Folio (31.7 x 24.8 cm). [68] pp., with many photographic and colour illustrations, the latter mostly after Bakst. Original wrappers printed in gilt, colour covers illustrated by Bakst; small marginal tears to wrappers. Very good copy, in the original fragile wrappers, of this early programme lavishly produced by Brunoff together with Diaghilev and showing all main Russian stars (Nizhinskiy, Karsavina, Fokin, Nelidova.) and many of their colourful costumes by Bakst, all framed in gilt or silver borders. During the seventh season Diaghilev presented four new productions: Daphnis et Chloé, Thamar, Le Dieu Bleu, and L'après-midi d'un Faune, which was inspired by Claude Debussy's languorous and shimmering score and choreographed by Nizhinskiy himself. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Gun at Home and Abroad.

      London London and Counties Press Ass. -15 1912 - Limited edition, number 15 of only 500 copies, 4 volumes (volumes III & IV not numbered), large 4to., titles printed in red and black, photogravure portrait of George V in each vol., 59 coloured plates, 70 half-tone plates, 17 other illustrations, including photogravures and monochromes, captioned tissue-guards, illustrations by Lodge, Thorburn and Caldwell, bookplates removed from front paste-downs leaving slight abrasion, a little faint spotting to some of the endpapers, original brown morocco, gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed as issued, a little rubbed and scuffed with small shadows to base of spines from former labels, otherwise a very good set of this classic work. One of only 500 copies. The work comprises: British Game Birds and Wildfowl; British Deer and Ground Game; The Big Game of Africa & Europe; The Big Game of Asia & N. America. Other authors include J.G. Millais, Aymer Maxwell, Meysey-Thompson, Abel Chapman and Selous, each the best in his field. One of the most comprehensive works on its subject. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1912 : 1912 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good Condition.

      1912. Hi, This lot is an 1912 Original Hardback Wisden. In Superb condition The boards are very clean with excellent, extremely bright gilt, a couple of small marks can be seen at an angle and a reasonable sixed mark to the rear board that is very feint, The hinges are very strong and the yellow pastedowns in top condition and very bright yellow. The photoplate is very good and internally a nice clean book. Internally as good as any books you will see. The only downside is a small ink mark to the page block.

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        Za shest let (1906-1912 g. g.).

      Saint Petersburg, [A. S. Suvorin], 1912. 8vo. Contemporary black quarter morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered vertically in gilt art nouveau type; pp. 175; very light wear to edges only; apart from light even browning due to paper stock a very good copy; provenance: 1930s Estonian stamp and release stamp, dated 2002, on title-page; a beautiful copy. First edition of this Tsarist propaganda text, analyzing the six years after the 1906 revolution, and reporting on the unrest spreading throughout the Empire, among workers and students, reporting of rural terrorism (expropriation of the expropriators), bank robberies to fund revolutionary organizations, armed uprisings, strikes, relentless agitation via the press and the First Duma, which had been dissolved rightfully by the government, as it merely served as a platform for the agitators of oppositional propaganda. Polezhaev, who earlier had written a couple of books on Russian history, reports as well on uprisings in Crimea during these years, the declaration of Odessa as a Free City and the activities of the former Duma member and Jewish Socialist cadet leader Osip Yakovlevich Pergament. Polezhaev praises also the financial reforms introduced by prime-minister Stolypin, using statistics suggesting they improved Russia's economy. A French edition, translated by the ultra-conservative journalist Gaston Dru, appeared in the same year as the present edition. COPAC locates copies at Cambridge and UCL only, the BL holds a copy as well.

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        [Portrait broadside or poster]: Grace C. Strachan, the President of the Interborough Association of Women Teachers

      New York: Malcom & Hayes, 1912. Very Good. Portrait poster tribute to Grace C. Strachan, the President of the Interborough Association of Women Teachers and the leader of the "Movement for Equal Pay" in New York City. Printed on heavy card stock and measuring 10.25" x 15.5". Near very good with some light soiling at the margins. Once mounted as some paper remnants are affixed to the verso, with a crack or split at the upper right corner; held together by one of the paper remnants. The poster features a portrait of Strachan positioned above a plaque dated 1912 with verses lauding her qualities.Strachan began her teaching career in Brooklyn in 1893 and was rapidly promoted until in 1900 she had become the Associate Superintendent of Schools. When the greater New York City school system was consolidated in 1900, she was selected to serve as a district superintendent. At the time, beginning women teachers were paid only $600 a year or about two-thirds that of a beginning male teacher ($900), and women's salaries topped out at $1,440 year or about 60% that of a male teacher ($2,400/year) with equivalent credentials and experience. In her new position, Strachan began campaigning for "Equal Pay for Equal Work" and eventually published a book with that title about the same time she became the President of the Interborough Association of Women Teachers (IAWT).As the association president she lobbied extensively for the cause, and was finally successful in the fall of 1911. This tribute poster was printed the following year. Interestingly, she may have become quite wealthy as a result of her campaign as *The New York Times reported that 90% of New York City's female teachers pledged to contribute their first month's salary increase - a total of over $200,000 - as a thank-you "endowment" to Strachan who, when questioned, did not definitively deny that she would accept such a gift, replying, "That is like asking a boy if he would refuse to be President of the United States. We can't grasp what is only in the air."

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        FRIEDLAENDER MUSICA POETICA - ORFF-SCHULWERK - Signiert

      42 S. Gr. 2 Groß-Folio Imperial-Folio) Ln. Friedlaender Johnny 1912 Pless - 1992 Paris. Vlg. Sindler 161.19, Schmücking 317-323. Dieses Werk ist in einer Auflage von 135 arabisch nummerierten Exemplaren erschienen. Weitere 10 Exemplare, die mit e.a. bezeichnet sind wurden für die Mitarbeiter gedruckt. Die sieben Radierungen wurden von Johny Friedlaender, das Werk im Impressum von Carl Orff signiert. Den Druck der Radierungen besorgte G. Leblanc, Paris auf Papier BFK Rives. Die neun musikalischen Manuskripte und Zwölf Texte aus dem Orff-Schulwerk wurden bei Chr. Belser, Stuttgart auf Hahnmühl-Blütten gedruckt. Zum Satz des Werkes dient die 20 Punkt Monotype Garaymond Antiqua. Den Einband fertigte H. Wennberg Stuttgart. Die Schallplatte wurde bei harmonia mundi, Freiburg als Sonderprägung für diese Ausgabe hergestellt. Dies ist Exemplar Nr. 25. Mit 7 sign. und num. Orig.-Radierungen von J. Friedländer. Neun faks. musikalische Manuskripte von C. Orff und 1 Langspielplatte. .Die S. sind im unteren Bereich leicht lichträndig. Ein Bl. hat im oberen Bereich eine kl. Abfärbung durch die Mappe. Die Ecken der Mappe sind etw. berieben. Im Inneren der Mappe befindet sich ein Rest eines ehemaligen Signaturaufklebers. Die Mappe hat vorne leichte Schlieren und hinten mittig stärkere Schlieren. Gutes Exemplar. Friedlaender war einer der großen Erfinder im Bereich der farbigen Druckgrafik. Unzählige Finessen, die zu Differenzierungen im Bereich der Druckgrafik führten, sind mit seinem Namen verbunden. Er war der schulbildende Maler und Grafiker in Paris, dessen Farbradierungen internationale Verbreitung genießen. Kennzeichnend ist für ihn eine gegenstandsfreie Poesie, bei der im Blattmittelpunkt stets ein schwereloses Zentrum von Formen schwebt, das am besten mit der Komplexität von Musik zu vergleichen ist. Ausverkauf Rabatt!

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        A Memorial of the Titanic Disaster Portrayed in Rhyme

      Sole edition. Square 12mo. Original printed self-wrappers, old fold. Very good. 6pp. N.p., November

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        Jugend. Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben. 1897-1912/1. - 15 1/2 Jahrgänge in 31 Bänden.

      4to (30 x 23 cm). Mit zahlr., vielfach ganz- und doppelseitigen, teils farbigen Illustrationen. Schlichte Hlwd. d. Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitel (1 Band abweichend gebunden). Vollständige Folge vom 2. Jahrgang bis zum 1. Halbjahr 1912. Inkl. aller Bandtitel u. Inhaltsverzeichnisse sowie aller Hefte mit Titelblättern sowie den Anzeigenseiten. Sorgfältig auf Vollständigkeit geprüft, es fehlen lediglich wenige Bl. in 2 Bänden, die in Kopie beiliegen. - Rücken gebräunt, einige Bände m. leicht gelockerten Innengelenken. Teils m. offiziellen Zensurstempeln. Innen sauber u. wohlerhalten. Die Titelbl. teils angeschnitten. - Bis auf den 1. Jahrgang vollständige Reihe aus den wichtigen Jahren dieser stilprägenden Veröffentlichung, die bekanntermaßen Namensgeberin für den Jugendstil wurde. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage (ca. 75 kg).

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        Olympische Spiele Stockholm 1912. 29. Juni bis 22. Juli veranstaltet vom Schwedischen Olympischen Organisations-Komitee.

      Julius Wagner Zürich, München 1912 Mit VIII, 135 Seiten mit einem Frontispizporträt des schwedischen Königs Gustaf V. Sowie mit 200 Illustrationen nach Photographien und Tuschzeichnungen und mit 20 schwarz-weißen Tafeln ( Vollbilder ). Schlichter grauer Oln, KleinFolio ( 35 x 27,5 cm ). Von schlechter Erhaltung: Der Einband stärker angestaubt, etwas fleckig, etwas angeknickt zur rechten unteren Ecke, das obere Kapital des schmalen Einbandrückens bestoßen, Bindung stark gelockert. Innen mit alten Besitzvermerken und -stempeln aus dem Jahre 1912 auf dem Vortitel sowie dem Titelblatt. Seiten teils stark gelockert bzw. lose, Klammerheftung angerostet, Seiten teils etwas fleckig ( einige Seiten auch stärker fleckig ) bzw. fingerfleckig. Einige Seiten mit Randläsionen und/oder gering angeknickt. - selten - ( Gewicht 1500 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Olympia, Olympische Spiele, Stockholm, 1912, Julius Wagner, Pierre de Coubertin, Gustaf V., Schweden, Sweden, Sverige

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        The Tale of Mr. Tod

      Published by Frederick Warne and Co., London 1912 - , 1-94 pages, contain 15 colour plates including the frontispiece, black and white vignette on title page, 41 black and white line drawings throughout, First edition endpaper (Linder figure 10 p414-415) first or second printing of first edition (dedication uncorrected from William Francis to Francis William, Linder p212) First Edition , very nice copy, slight wear to top and tail of spine, minor foxing on the edges, small library mark embossed into half title page, very good condition , printed buff paper boards, brown title on the front cover with printed full colour illustration, printed brown title and decoration on spine , 14.5 x 11.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biologia Centrali Americani Archaeology Plates

      [With] MAUNDSLAY (Alfred P.) A Note on the Position and Extent of the great temple Enclosure of Tenochititlan and the position, structure and orientation of teocalli of Huitzilopochtli. First edition. 18 vols. (2 text 16 altas). 404 plates, mostly autotypes, some tinted & some coloured lithographs. Large oblong folio. lightly rubbed. Text in modern cloth, atlases in original printed boards, rebacked, some marginal annotations in red pencil, most folding plates repaired at fold, some small marginal tears none affecting images. London, 1889 -

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        [Broadside]: In Loving Memory of Clara Barton Founder of the Red Cross and First Aid Society. Born in Oxford, Mass. Dec. 25, 1821. Died Apr. 12, 1912. Neither Ambition, Self Seeking, Nor Vain Glory, But Helpfulness, Kindliness..

      [No place]: Nellie M. Putnam, W.A.M.S., 1912. Near Fine. Large hand drawn and designed broadside. Approximately 28.5" x 21.5". Pen and ink with pale green wash on thin parchment. Signed lower right corner. Several small tears and tiny nicks, else near fine. We can find little about the artist who created this. Undated, it seems like it was contemporary with Barton's death. We are unsure of the acronym after Putnam's name, it might possibly stand for the Worcester Art Museum School, of Worcester, Massachusetts, founded in 1896. Unique.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      First edition thus. Illustrated throughout in black and white and tipped in colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Small 4to., original green cloth, dust jacket. London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited.

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        Address of President Taft At the Banquet of the Lotos Club, New York City, November 16, 1912.

      Washington, D.C: U.S. Govenment Printing Office, 1912. First edition. Octavo, original wrappers. Inscribed by the author on the front panel, "For Professor Laurence Laughlin with my compliments William H. Taft January 9, 1913." The recipient Laurence Laughlin was an was one of the leading economists in America in the early twentieth century and helped to found the Federal Reserve System. Laughlin taught at Harvard University for five years, at Cornell University for two years, and then became the department-head of the new economics department at the University of Chicago from 1892 to 1916. Notably, he appointed many economists with whom he avidly disagreed, such as Thorstein Veblen, to high positions at the university. He was a member of the Indianapolis Monetary Commission, organized in 1897, and prepared its report, one of the important documents in the history of American banking and monetary reform. In fine condition. A nice association. William Howard Taft served as the 27th President of the United States (1909-1913) and as the 10th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1921-1930), the only person to have held both offices.

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        Handbuch der speziellen Chirurgie des Ohres und der oberen Luftwege. 4 in 5 Bdn.

      Würzburg, Verlag von Curt Kabitzsch, 1912/24, Gr.8, 3150 pp., und unzählingen Abbildungen im Text und 512 meist farb. Tafeln, in 5 originalen Halbledereinbänden. Erste Auflage, mit dem erst 1924 publizierten zweiten Teil des Zweiten Bandes! Das klassische Handbuch mit dem berühmten Beitrag von JACQUES JOSEPH: KORREKTIVE NASE- UND OHRENPLASTIK. Dieser 52seitige Beitrag mit seinen 50 Abbildungen im Text und auf 21 Tafeln markiert die Etablierung der modernen Nasenplastik im deutschen Sprachraum.Inhalt dieses Handbuchs:1.1.: Topographische Anatomie nach Regionen - Sobotta, J.: Topographische Anatomie des Kopfes Onodi, O.: Topographische Anatomie der Nasenhöhle und ihrer Nebenhöhlen Stenger: Topographische Anatomie des Gehörorgans Sobotta, J.: Topographie des Mundrachens Sobotta, J.: Topographie des Halses und des Mediastinums Most, A.: Der Lymphgefässapparat des Kopfes und des Halses. Grundzüge der Anästhesie - Hacker, R.: Grundzüge der allgemeinen Anästhesie Heymann, P.: Lokale Anästhesie: a)Hals und Nase Voss, O.: Lokale Anästhesie: b) Ohr. Isemer: Stauungstherapie. Roepke, F.: Begutachtung Operierter. 1.2.: Pieniazek: Behandlung der Stenosen. Von Pieniazek. Kosmetische Operationen - Port, G.: Prothesen Joseph, Jacques: Korrektive Nasen- und Ohrenplastik Stein, Alber E.: Die Paraffintherapie Bockenheimer, Ph.: Plastische Operationen. Kuttner, A.: Die Röntgendiagnostik bei Erkrankungen der Nebenhöhlen, der Hypophysis der Zähne und der Ohren. Meyer, Edmund: Die phlegmonösen Entzündungen der oberen Luftwege. Kissling: Septischen Erkrankungen. 2.1: Voss, O.: Die Verletzungen und chirurgischen Krankheiten des äußeren Ohres. Brühl: Die Funktionsprüfung des Gehörorganes. Preysing, H.: Die frische eitrige Mittelohrentzündung und der Trommelfellschnitt. Uffenorde, W.: Die chirurgischen Erkrankungen des inneren Ohres.Die Chirurgie des Mittelohres - Beyer, H.: Antrumaufmeißelung Güttich, A.: Die intrakraniellen Komplikationen der Mittelohreiterung Döderlein: Die Chirurgie der Tuberkulose des Mittelohres Beyer, H.: Radikale Freilegung der Mittelohrräume Linck, A.: Die Hammer-Amboß-Extraktion.2.2.: Gerber, P.H.: Die intrapharyngeale Chirurgie des Nasenrachens. Kronenberg, E.: Die Chirurgie der Mundhöhle. Kronenberg, E.: Die Erkrankungen des Zungengrundes. Hölscher: Die Schwebelaryngoskopie. Jurasz, A.: Chirurgie der Gaumenmandeln. Henke, Fritz: Die Totalexstirpation der Gaumenmandeln. Umhofer, R.: Die Chirurgie der Rachenmandeln. 3.: Seifert, O.: Die Chirurgie der äusseren Nase. Boenninghaus: Die Operation an den Nebenhöhlen der Nase. Katz, L.: Die intranasale Chirurgie. Hoffmann, R.: Die orbitalen Komplikationen der Nebenhöhlen. Kuttner, A.: Der Hypophysistumor und seine operative Behandlung. Ritter, G.: Die Chirurgie der Tränenwege. Heile, B.: Die chirurgische Behandlung der bösartigen Geschwülste des Oberkiefers. 4.: Gluck & Soerensen: Die Resektion und Exstirpation des Larynx, Pharynx und Osophagus Die Operationen an der Mandibula Die Operationen an der Zunge Die Ligatur der arteria carotis Die Chirurgie der Schilddrüse. Hansberg: Die Laryngofissur. Blumenfeld, Felix: Endolaryngeale Operationen. Bockenheimer, Ph.: Die Tracheotomie. Mann, M.: Tracheo-Bronchoskopie. Starck, Hugo: Ösophagoskopie.Ludwig Katz (1848-1909) wurde 1872 in Berlin promoviert und ließ sich 1878 in Berlin als Facharzt für Ohrenkrankheiten nieder. 1892 habilitiert (1907 Tit. Prof). Er war ein besonders zuverlässiger und geübter Forscher auf dem Gebiet der normalen und pathologischen Histologie des inneren Ohres. Er bearbeitete in diesem von ihm herausgegeben monumentalem Handbuch "Die intranasale Chirurgie". -cf.Fischer, p.743

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        The Natural Trout Fly and its Imitation.

      St.Helens: Published by the author. [1912]. 8vo. Original green morocco, double gilt fillets to sides, gilt lettering to upper board and spine, gilt turn ins, marbled endpapers, a.e.g; pp. 144, 16 plates in colour and b&w, with 9 step mounted plates containing 100 flies; three flies with slight loss, otherwise very good indeed. First edition, scarce in this state. It is unknown exactly how many copies were issued with the flies, but a letter from the author to the printer of the book, A.D. Bartlett, dated 2nd September 1912 states that there were 30 copies with the flies, plus two extra illustrated copies for the author himself and his collaborator, J. Unsworth. These special copies cost 2 guineas as opposed to the 10s 6d price of the ordinary first edition. Many of the flies seem very unconventional compared to those used by Halford and Skues, and include such unusual species as crane-flies and spiders.

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        Photo Album]: British in India 1910-1912

      India 1912 - A group of 45 black and white silver gelatin photographs measuring between 2.5" x 3.5" to 3.5" x 5.5," some captioned on the verso. Roughly half the images are tipped on black album pages and with the rest in mylar photo pockets, and all bradbound to a stiff cardboard sheet. The photos are near fine with some edgewear.A photo album of British expatriates in India between the years 1910 and 1912. The album begins with a group of men hunting with views of their camp and the men with the skins of tigers and lions. The men are seen in candids with Indians and posing in tents with their dogs and at an outdoor table set up for a meal. The album continues with photos of a trip to the Afghan border in a horse-drawn carriage and a wealthy woman being transported in a chair. A small photograph shows the Royal Pavilion during the Delhi Durbar, when King George V was crowned King-Emperor of India. There are images of city markets with pedicabs and rickshaws as well as snake charmers and Bazaars with fruit sellers, a dentist, and barber. Another photo shows military units competing in a "tug of war" and sack race.An interesting collection of British expatriates in India complete with hunting and travel throughout the country.

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        Typed letter signed ("Ehrlich").

      Frankfurt a. M., 4. XII. 1912. - 4to. 1 p. To the Austrian pathologist Richard Kretz (1865-1920), sending a medical certificate for Dr. [Konrad] Helly (not enclosed). - On headed paper.

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        Das Gemeine Recht Englands und Nordamerikas (The Common Law) [With].

      1912 - The First German Edition of The Common Law Holmes, Oliver Wendell [1841-1935]. Leonhard, Rudolf [1851-1921]. Das Gemeine Recht Englands und Nordamerikas (The Common Law) in Elf Abhandlungen Dargestellt von Dr. O.W. Holmes, Jr. Mitglied des Obersten Gerichtshofes der Vereinigten Staaten in Washington. Leipzig: Verlag von Duncker & Humblot, 1912. xix, 423 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Original three quarter gilt stamped cloth, marbled boards and edges, very lightly worn. Bookplate on inside front pastedown. An attractive copy. [With] Holmes, Oliver Wendell [1841-1935]. [Autograph Note, Signed. (Boston), April 1, 1869]. Single 5" x 7" lined sheet (from notebook). Light edgewear, otherwise fine. Two items in all. $650. * First German edition. The title page states that this work was translated with permission of the author by Dr. Rudolph Leonhard, Professor of the University of Breslau and Doctor of Laws of Columbia University. Leonhard introduced this book to German-speaking Europe. He lectured on it and published an essay about its treatment of possession. The note dates from the time when Holmes was a young lawyer in Boston. It gives the address of Julia E. Clapp, the wife of Boston attorney William Clapp. See Holmes-Pollock Letters I:175. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Materials for the Study of the Ainu Language and Folklore. Collected and prepared for publication by Bronislaw Pilsudski. Ed. under the supervision of J. Rozwadowski.

      Imperial Academy of Sciences (Spasowicz Fund) "Spolka Wydawnicza Polska", Cracow 1912. - XXVI S., 1 Bl., 242 S. Privat-Halbleinen mit mont. Originalumschlag. Gebrsp. Etwas gebräunt u. fleckig. Einband etwas verzogen. Gutes Exemplar. Aus der Bibliothek des Sprachwissenschaftlers Johannes Lohmann, mit zahlreichen Anstreichungen, Anmerkungen, Verbesserungen, Ergänzungen. - Erstausgabe. Sehr selten.

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        Binding title:] Peines [et] supplices.

      [France/Belgium, early 20th century]. - 4to (235 x 200 mm). [52 pp.] Album containing 24 small contact prints (25 x 25 mm) and 153 albumen or gelatin silver prints (65 x 80 mm), both mostly numbered and captioned in French on the photograph, 16 photographic reproductions of paintings or drawings (175 x 130 mm), 2 albumen prints of nudes and 17 silver gelatin prints of sadomasochistic scenes (105 x 150 mm). Contemporary black cloth, with the title ("H. Rabier - peines - supplices") on the spine. Captivating erotic photo album containing both original photographs and reproductions on the themes of "punishment and penance", which in most cases means flagellation. Sadomasochism, including flagellation, was very popular in the Belle Époque. In France, government restrictions were slightly looser than in other European countries, which led to the country producing almost all photographic pornography in the world as well as having an advanced sex industry. Descriptions note that every quality brothel in Paris contained a "torture chamber" and numerous books on the subject appeared, both scientific such as Marius Boisson's "Flagellomanie" (1912) and pornographic. This specific album was probably compiled by a certain H[ector] Rabier, whose name is inscribed on the spine and was possibly a young Belgian. Nothing is known of Rabier other than that he wrote an introduction for "Trois drames" (Gent, 1932) by the Belgian poet and dramatist Edgar Tant (1889-1963). Rabier also features as a character in one of these plays, alongside a fictional version Tant, in which it is stated that he is identical in age to the fictional Tant. Among the reproductions of prints in this album can be found various images of an erotic nature showing the flagellation of women by men and women and non-erotic images of the torture and punishment of (female) heretics and witches including reproductions of artworks. A few series do not involve women and show various types of corporal punishment in the French colonies of Algeria and Indochina and flogging in the British army. A series of 27 images is without direct punishment and shows life in the Parisian women's prison of Saint Lazare, which also doubled as a hospital for the city's prostitutes. 12 photographs are reproductions of wood engravings and on most of the images the pins which were used to hold the engraving are visible. The images show the cruel murder and torture of nude women by Cossacks. Of the original photographs, two "academic nudes" show a woman from the back kneeling on top of a chair or hanging face down over a chair or cabinet. The 17 other photographs all show a demi-clad woman being bound or tortured by an "oriental" man or monks. A montage of small images suggests that the woman and monk photographs, probably suggesting a witch or heretic being tortured by the inquisition, formed part of a larger collection on this subject. Although these photographs were obviously intended as pornographic images, it is interesting to note that they are hardly more explicit than contemporary history paintings at the Salon, or the images in popular histories, as the content of this album shows. - Spine somewhat worn and discoloured. Pages of the album very lightly foxed and some of the photographs partly detached from the page, some of the larger photographs lightly worn and discoloured at the edges; overall both album and photographs are in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Korrektive Nasen- und Ohrenplastik (52 pp., 50 Abb, 21 Tafeln).

      Hdb. speziellen Chir. Ohres u.d. oberen Luftwege, 1/2. - Hrsg. v. Ludwig Katz, Hermann Preysing & Felix Blumenfeld. - Würzburg, Verlag von Kurt Kabitsch, 1912, Gr.8, (6), 481 pp., 456 Abb., 46 Taf., orig. Halbledereinband. First Edition of the FIRST MAJOR CONTRIBUTION BY "THE FATHER OF MODERN RHINOPLASTIC SURGERY". G.Aufricht This contribution marks the establishing of modern rhinoplastic by Jacques Joseph. He "began originally as an orthopedic surgeon, but soon he became involved with the reducution of large, protruding ears. Apparently the rumor of his successful operation spread around, and one day a male patient appeared in his office, asking to have his unshapely large nose reduced. Joseph describes the psychologic effect of the conspicuous nose and makes the fundamental observation that the patient 'is happy to move around unnoticed'. He named this first operation "Rhinomiosis". He liked to coin technical terms, usually Greek and Latin (e.g. "Rhinomiosis" for nasal reconstruction, "Melomioplastik" for a face lift, or "Metopo-mioplastik" for wrinkles and frowns of the forehead). The day before his first operation Joseph tried it on a cadaver. He was extremely thorough, and his analytical approach manifested itself in the exact nose measurements, made before and after operation. I always admired this exactness when he fashioned a skin flap. He would measure the defect and flap from every angle, and carefully study the effect of turning the pedicle. The flap fitted perfectly it never had to be streched to make up for shortage. His sense of form was that of an artist, I have never seen a better total nasal reconstruction, whether from the forehead or arm, than Joseph's. Joseph had an ingenious and constructive mind and devised many instruments, some of them obsolete today. He had practically a special instrument for every step of a rhinoplasty. He also devised, for "aseptic" suturing, a horeshoe-shaped doublepronged forceps. It was to thread the suture material without touching either needle or the thread. He gave this method the fancy name "Apodactyle suture" (fingerless suture). This was to prevent stitch infections. Joseph did not use gloves, only three rubber fingers on each hand. He considererd the sense of touch important in endonasal plastic work. He did not wear cap or mask. Nevertheless, he observed accurate aseptic technique and had few complications. This was due to his extreme care and gentleness in handling tissues he called it "biologic sense". Joseph amassed a vast experience which he crystallized into definite methods. No operative step was ever haphazard, nor without careful consideration. cf. Gustave Aufricht in McDowell, Source book of plastic surgery Further content of this important volume: Pieniazek: Behandlung der Stenosen. Von Pieniazek. Kosmetische Operationen - Port, G.: Prothesen Stein, Alber E.: Die Paraffintherapie Bockenheimer, Ph.: Plastische Operationen. Kuttner, A.: Die Röntgendiagnostik bei Erkrankungen der Nebenhöhlen, der Hypophysis der Zähne und der Ohren. Meyer, Edmund: Die phlegmonösen Entzündungen der oberen Luftwege. Kissling: Septischen Erkrankungen. Natvig 22 - Plastic wedge strut for bulldog noses.

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        Gesammelte Werke. Hrsg. von Dr. J. Schwalbe unter Mitwirkung von G. Graffky & E. Pfuhl. 2 in 3 Bde.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Georg Thieme, 1912, Folio, XIV, 706 pp. IV, 680 pp. V, pp.681-1216 1 Portraitafeln, 2 Frontisp., 194 Textabbildungen und 43 z.T. farb. Tafel., 3 Halbledereinbände mit Rückenvergoldung feines Exemplar. First and only Edition of Robert Koch's collected works! Many of the basic principles and techniques of modern bacteriology were adapted or devised by Robert Koch, who therefore is often regarded as the chief founder of that science. His isolation of the causal agents of anthrax, tuberculosis, and cholera brought him worldwide acclaim as well as leadership of the German school of bacteriology. Directly or indicrectly he influenced authorities in many countries to introduce public health legislation based on knowledge of the microbic origin of various infections, and he stimulated more enlightened popular attitudes toward hygienic and immunologic measures for controlling such diseases. So he was ranked by Paul Ehrlich among "the few princes of medical science" and Theobald Smith- not given to loose praise- called him "the master of us all in bacteriology". Such tributes were evoked by a remarkable combination of qualities- extraordinarily methodical technique, dogged perseverance in verifying theories and fearless logic in applying findings, and tireless industry. "Nicht locker lassen" (don't let up) was a favorite exhortation to himself and associates. Koch expressed his career's basic motivation in his first paper on tuberculosis: "I have undertaken my investigations in the interest of public health and I hope the greatest benefits will acure therefrom". In disclosing the causes from disease and expounding the means of prevention, Robert Koch at his best was unexcelled. The Faustian weaknesses and perplexeties he carried do not diminish the lasting benefits that his aspirations bestowed upon mankind. - cit. n. Claude E. Dollmann, DSB 7, p.420-434.Koch's complete works were published two years after his death and contain practically all 99 of his published monographs and scientific papers, as well as 92 previously unpublished reports to national, state and municipal authorities. Vol.I contains his early classic reports on anthrax, wound infections, disinfection, and methods of isolating bacteria, and 18 other papers on tuberculosis that appeared between 1882 and 1910. Vol. II, pt.1 contains 9 publications on cholera and 30 on tropical diseases, chiefly malaria and sleeping sickness. Among the reports to governments in vol. II, pt.2, 53 deal with zoonoses, acute infectious diseases (including cholera and typhoid fever), and tropical diseases 8 with tuberculosis 5 with vaccination regulations and procedures 14 with with sewage disposal and water supplies and 12 with miscellaneous topics ranging from the denaturing of alcohol to smoke nuisances. Heirs of Hippocrates, No. 1076 Garrison & Morton No.86 Nobel price in 1905. These three volumes containing Garrison & Morton No. 2331-3, 2544.1, 2457, 2488, 2495.1, 2536, 2545, 5040, 5108, 5167, 5636.1, 5923, 5930. Rare not in Cushing, Osler or Waller.

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        Handbook of Applied Superconductivity. (2 volume set). Vol 1: Fundamental theory, basic hardware and low-temperature science and technology. Vol. 2: Applications.

      1912, 35 S. Hardcover 2 Bände, vollständiges Exemplar. Orig.-Leinen mit SU. Ehem. Bibliotheksex. mit Stempel innen. Umschläge leicht berieben, Kanten leicht bestoßen, Text sauber. Guter, gepflegter Zustand. Sprache: englisch. -- Complete 2-vol. set. Orig.-cloth binding with dust jackets. Former library book with stamps inside. Dust jackets slightly rubbed, Edges slightly bumped. Text clean. Good condition. Language: English. mbx 0750303778

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        The human factor in works management

      New York: McGraw-Hill, 1912. Hartness, James (1861-1934). The human factor in works management. ix, 159pp. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1912. 191 x 131 mm. Original cloth, gilt-stamped front cover and spine. Fine. Presentation Copy, inscribed by Hartness on the front endpaper: "To Mr. Harry Lee Coe With many happy memories and grateful esteem, the author. Springfield Vermont Jan. 13 1915. James Hartness." First Edition. Hartness was a major inventor of improved machine tools and measuring techniques, who also made pioneering contributions to industrial management. In his Human Factor in Works Management, a reaction to Frederick Winslow Taylor's Principles of Scientific Management (1911), Hartness set forth three of his basic ideas: "(1) that many of the features of the new approach to management were too mechanistic; (2) that many of the new efficiency engineers were completely ignoring human nature; and (3) that the problem of increasing efficiency included psychology as well as engineering and economics" (Nanda, Management Thought, p. 83). Hartness's work can be regarded as one of the foundations of the human relations school of management, together with the works of Frank and Lillian Moller Gilbreth. The recipient of this copy was most likely the Harry Lee Coe who received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1908.

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