The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1912

        ALS ("Roda Roda"). Presumably Munich, 7. III. 1912.

      1912. 4to. 1½ pp. on double leaf. To an unnamed director. - On stationery with printed letterhead.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
 1.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        She Stoops To Conquer Or the Mistakes of a Night.

      London Hodder & Stoughton 1912 - First Thomson limited edition, number 285 of 350 copies signed by the illustrator, 4to., 25 tipped-in colour plates within engraved decorative borders with capitions, vignette illustrations within text, age-toning and a a few spots to blank endpapers and last six pages, else internally fine, publisher's full vellum gilt, top edge gilt and others untrimmed, ribbons replaced, slightly toned and rubbed on spine, upper board slightly splayed, otherwise near-fine and bright. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
 2.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Theorie des Geldes under der Umlaufsmittel.

      Munich & Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot,, 1912. Octavo (228 × 143mm). Recent calf backed marbled boards, spine ruled in blind, leather label, the original printed wrappers (restored) bound in. Engraved bookplate of Dr. G. van der Wal to front pastedown, shelfmark at head of title. Scattered pencil side- and underlining, with the odd pencil marginal note. Complete with the printed errata leaf before the title. Front printed wrapper backed, upper corner of rear wrapper repaired. Occasional light spotting; a very good copy. First edition of Ludwig von Mises's principal work, a detailed sophisticated explanation of the quantity theory of money based on the subjective, marginal utility theory, in which he "succeeded in integrating money into micro-theory, demonstrating how the marginal utility of money interacts with utilities of other goods and with the supply of money to determine money prices" (Murray N. Rothbard, in The New Palgrave). Ludwig von Mises (1881–1973) was a notable economist and a major influence on the modern libertarian movement. He has been called the "uncontested dean of the Austrian School of economics" and his theories have influenced economists such as Friedrich von Hayek, Murray Rothbard, Vernon L. Smith and George Reisman.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 3.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Nature's Harmonic Unity

      OFFERING: The rare first edition on proportion and symmetry in Nature and in classical art and architecture, greatly enriched with two extensively annotated Samuel Colman drawings in matching frames that illustrate aspects of the golden ratio explained in the book. The mixed media color drawings on crystalline geometry and the golden ratio and Egyptian triangle are unsigned and undated, likely executed ca. 1910. PROVENANCE: From the estate of Caroline Lexow Babcock [1882-1980], the distinguished women's rights and peace advocate. SAMUEL COLMAN [1832-1920]: painted two iconic paintings of the Hudson River School and with Louis Comfort Tiffany, Lockwood de Forest, and Candace Wheeler, established the design firm, Tiffany & Associated Artists. Among their collaborations are the 1881 interior design for Samuel Clemens' house in Hartford and the 1882 redecoration of the White House for President Chester A. Arthur. By the early 1900s, Colman was preoccupied with his research and writing on aesthetics and he withdrew from commissioned work. DRAWING I: "Congealed Vapor, or Snowflakes. Illustrating the Power of the Dodecahedron over Beauty." Condition: Fine. A pen & graphite drawing of snow crystals with five examples done in light blue, golden brown and black on a mounted sheet with underlying geometric figures and measurements around peripheries, title in pen & ink, and  four lines of explanation at the foot in pencil with a pen & ink cross-out, angle replaced with form. Size: Mounted Sheet (to mat margins): 163 x 143 mm / Mat Margins (to frame): 49 mm / Frame: 303 x 271 mm. The drawing isn't reproduced in the book, which contains an extensive study of snow crystal patterns. For related examples, see snow crystal illustrations in Chapter VII on Crystallography, pp. 75-89. DRAWING II: "A Design for a Church Window on the Angles of the Egyptian Triangle of 51 Degrees 30" and 58 Degrees." Condition: Near Fine, a few, scattered, light margin spots. A watercolor, ink and graphite drawing of a stained glass church window with arch, done in blue, green, purple, yellow, black, gray and brown on a mounted sheet with underlying geometric figures + an additional mount for the apex of the arch, with measurements in margins, penned label below the drawing, title in pen & ink at the foot. Size: Mounted Sheet (to mat margins) + apex of arch: 212 x 148 mm / Mat Margins (to frame): 57 mm / Frame: 382 x 308 mm. The drawing isn't reproduced in the book. For related examples, see the extensive illustrated text in Chapter IV on Egyptian triangles, pp. 45-51, and plate 213, "Baptistry at Siena". PICTURE FRAMES: with raised black line moulding and gilt inner and outer edges. Condition: Fine. EDITION NOTE: text and illustrations by Samuel Colman and mathematical notes in appendices by C. Arthur Coan. BOOK CONDITION: Pages: bright and clean; some with top corner bends, top of the title page with owner name and acquisition date in pen & ink.  / Boards: sun-faded-more to spine, light tip wear. / Gilt: Bright / Binding: Excellent. PAGINATION: Complete; 341 pages, text with footnotes, appendix, pp. 281-323 with notes by C. Arthur Coan, index; profusely illustrated with 302 b/w, captioned reproductions of drawings and designs by Colman, many full-page, including the frontispiece and 22 numbered plates printed on one side. FORMAT: Publisher's sewn, dark olive cloth, title stamped in gold leaf, decorated with a beautiful floral design after Colman in gold leaf, on the upper side. SIZE: 242 x 204 mm. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
 4.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Herzmissbildungen

      Buch. Pappband. Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1912, Erläuterungen mit 4 Abb. und 115 Abb. auf 65 Tafeln, orig. Pappband feines, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe eines Klassikers der Missbildungen des Herzens, speziell von Septumdefekten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Atrioventrikularsystems. In Serienschnitten werden die abnormen Verhältnisse klar und übersichtlich dargestellt. Auch heute noch ein unentbehrliches Quellenwerk für Herzchirurgen und Pathologen.

      [Bookseller: Medicinebook]
 5.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Knabenchor (Halle/S.). Holzschnitt.

      Signiert. Im Stock monogrammiert. Prägnanter Druck auf vollrandigem Ingres-Bütten 49,5 x 26,5 cm. Papier: 61,5 x 38,5cm Söhn 467 b (von b). Edition der Griffelkunst-Vereinigung Hamburg. Kleine Auflage auf Ingres-Bütten. Das Blatt ist auch unter dem Titel "Singende Knaben" bekannt. - Nachdem Felixmüller sein Musikstudium aufgegeben hatte, begann er im Herbst 1912 ein Studium an der Kunstakademie in Dresden. Seine grafischen Techniken Holzschnitt, Kupfer- und Stahlstich sowie Radierung eignete sich Felixmüller autodidaktisch an. Nach kurzem Kriegsdienst und sowjetischer Gefangenschaft wurde Felixmüller 1949 zum Professor an der Pädagogischen Fakultät der Universität Halle berufen und lehrte dort bis zu seiner Emeritierung 1961. - Schwache Flecken im druckenden Bereich. Untere rechten Ecke mit schwacher Knickspur, an der oberen Blattkante mit kleiner Stauchspur. Insgesamt minimal gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
 6.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Ponts De Paris

      A Perche, Paris 1912 - The French edition of The Book of Bridges which was published in England in 1911. Eighteen wonderfully evocative Art Nouveau illustrations by Jessie M King. Only one thousand copies were printed of each edition and they were not reprinted. Bound in coarse green cloth with pictorial cover paste-on by King and gilt design by her on spine. Missing front endpaper otherwise light wear with the contents in excellent condition, with one tissue guard wrinkled. A lovely book and very scarce. White B108 ii. 164 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neil Williams, Bookseller]
 7.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Artigue, André Paul - Nellie Melba.

      ?L?Oracle??Ets vervaardigd door Andr? Paul Artigue. In de tijd geaquarelleerd. Uitgegeven in 1912 door Dietrich et Cie. te Brussel. Gesigneerd door de kunstenaar en genummerd 25/100. Afm. (prent) 51 x 33 cm. Artigue (1879 - 1956), zoon van een tekenleraar, had al op jonge leeftijd gevoel voor kunst. Hij wordt aangetrokken door het schilderen, maar zijn liefde gaat in eerste instantie naar de muziek. Hij was daartoe ge?nspireerd door de sopraan Nellie Melba (een wereldster[!] in die tijd), die veel in Parijs optrad. Als bariton zingt Artigue in verschillende populaire op?ras-comiques en hij zong solo in de fameuse Schola Cantorum te Parijs.Eerste tekenlessen kreeg hij van zijn vader, later volgde Artigue lessen bij Gustave Moreau aan de Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Zijn werk werd tentoongesteld te Parijs en in Noord Amerika. In 1919 keert hij Parijs de rug toe en trekt de provincie in. Hij vestigt zich uiteindelijk in 1921 in Chambery, waar hij succes heeft met zijn schilderingen van landschappen en dorpen. Vermoedelijk is Nellie Melba de mooie vrouw die in deze afbeelding het orakel om een raadgeving vraagt. Prijs: ?950,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
 8.   Check availability:     NVvA     Link/Print  


        THE LOST WORLD: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE RECENT AMAZING ADVENTURES OF PROFESSOR GEORGE E. CHALLENGER, LORD JOHN ROXTON, PROFESSOR SUMMERLEE, AND MR. E. D. MALONE OF THE "DAILY GAZETTE"

      New York: Hodder and Stoughton/George H. Doran Company, 1912. First U.S. edition. A just about fine copy, mild dustiness to edges, small vertical crease at spine (binding flaw?), touch of rubbing to spine ends, small stain to lower rear panel. An attractive copy. (8825). Octavo, cloth. The first of the Professor Challenger stories. Illustrations by Joseph Clement Coll and five by Maple White. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-31. Bleiler: Science Fiction: The Early Years, #612. Cawthorn & Moorcock: Fantasy: The 100 Best Books #27.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
 9.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Alexander's Bridge

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1912. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some sun-fading to the magenta cloth, thus very good in good dust jacket with internal mends, longish tears at flap folds, and ½" chip at foot of spine, removing "Mifflin" and barely There is staining from the internal mend at the front flap fold of the front panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pp .

      [Bookseller: Beasley Books]
 10.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Große Porzellanfigur "Friedrich II. mit Windspielen

      Aelteste Volkstedter Porzellanmanufaktur, Thüringen, 1912-1945. Weißporzellan. Der Alte Fritz in Begleitung seiner zwei Windhunde nach der Bronzefigur von J. G. Schadow (im Sockel signiert). Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin. Manufakturmarke. Sockelbreite 28 cm, Höhe 65,5 cm

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
 11.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        SCHWÄBISCH-HALL., "Schwäbisch-Hall (Solbad) - Beim Weiler Tor". Schöne Altstadtansicht mit Fachwerkhäusern.

      Aquarell von Josef Marschall, um 1912, 47 x 31 cm. Josef Marschall und sein jüngerer Bruder Vinzenz schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte. Aquarell/Zeichnung, Baden-Württemberg

      [Bookseller: Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
 12.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Musterzeichnungen für den Ausbau von Gefängnissen in Preussen & Erläuterungen.

      Strafgefängnis Berlin-Tegel, Berlin 1912 - Folio. (1) 43 plates; 27pp. Original brown leatherette with gilt vignette and lettering on cover. Blue endpapers. Erläuterungen in blue green wrappers with vignette and lettering in black on cover. Copy of from the "Hauptamt für Planung" (Main Office for Planning) of the Royal Ministry Commission for Military and Construction. Detailed plans and measured drawings in main volume with explanations (Erläuterungen) providing outline of purpose and functions for the design of a prison complex, including administration, cells and cell environment, infirmary, pacification areas, interrogation rooms, school rooms, prayer room, working and storage environment, kitchen and washrooms, etc. in additional 27 page pamphlet. Text in German. Binding soiled at spine and fore edge with residue of library identification tape at top of spine and two inked stamps on cover. Spine slightly frayed at top and tail. Library remnant and stamp on front endpaper. Two library stamps and faint handwritten note on title-page and stamp on verso of page one of construction plans. Three stamps, one small label and handwritten number on cover of pamphlet and spine reinforced with black linen tape. Book binding in overall fair, interior in good+, pamphlet wrappers in overall good-, interior in good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
 13.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        MEMORIE STORICHE MILITARI fasc. III

      UNIONE ARTI GRAFICHE, CITTA' DI CASTELLO 1912 - ITALIANO A cura del Comando del Corpo di Stato Maggiore, Ufficio Storico, coperta morbida leggermente ingiallita, con sottile fioritura, con macchie di usura e piccoli strappetti ai bordi, dorso ingiallito e con strappetti alle estremità, legatura lenta, pagine leggermente ed uniformemente brunite da fattore tempo e con lievissima fioritura, illustrazioni in nero nei testi e fuori testo, alcune ripiegate

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 14.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        THE JAPANESE PRINT, An Interpretation

      Fine Arts Building, Chicago: The Ralph Fletcher Seymour Co., 1912. 20.8 cm x 13 cm. Pp. 35 printed on Japanese paper, fibrous Japanese washi endpapers, tan paper covered boards with stylized crane design to cover in green, and smaller version to title-page, cover title in dark blue. Inscribed at the lower edge of the front blank in pencil: "To my friend 'Ashbee'. Affectionately - from F.LL.W. April - 9.16." Engraved bookplate of a stylized ash tree with a bee at its centre on front pastedown of C[harles] R[obert] Ashbee 1863-1942, the English Arts and Crafts leader, architect, town planner and good friend of Wright. While staying with the Ashbees in 1910, it was then Wright asked his friend to write the introduction for "Ausgefuhrte Bauten." (See "Ten Letters from Frank Lloyd Wright to Charles Robert Ashbee," edited by Alan Crawford.), a few very light margin lines in pencil possibly by Ashbee.Text alteration on p.25 with word crossed out in black ink. Slight darkening to top edge and fore-edge. In a quick perusal, the book is riddled with spelling and grammatical errors, such as p.18, line 13: "..., or in Spencer's "Fairy Queen" ..." which should read, Spenser's (with an 's') "Faerie Queene". Wright's interest in Japanese art dates from the large Japanese exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. It was for this exhibition that Wright assisted Sullivan on the Transportation Building. He collected Japanese prints extensively, and sold them when in financial difficulties. Wright's first book written entirely on his own. A superb, and most attractive Association Copy. . Signed Association Copy. Original Boards. Very Good Plus.. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        My Book about New Zealand

      Blackie, and Sons Limited 1912 - (No date; Blackie and Sons) Gift Inscription to inside front cover dated Xmas 1912. Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards (brown cloth with paste down color illustration) with general wear and rubbing. Bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Toning, spotty stains to end papers. Pages unmarked except for rare smudges and spots. . Binding with no separations. Hinges: Front intact; back with starting. Last page is back end page. 4 full page color illustrations, 1 double page color spread, 4 full page pen and inks, 9 partial page pen and inks and one 2-color picture. Colors vivid. **Tracking on all US orders**Most orders shipped within 24 hours**Insurance to all orders over $50** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Never Too Many Books]
 16.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Le bouchon de cristal

      first edition printed on vergé. Very rare autograph dedication of the author signed autograph signed by Maurice Leblanc to Jules Lafond on the page of false title. A restoration on the margin of the false title page. Rare copy bearing an autograph signed by Maurice Leblanc on one of the adventures of Arsène Lupine. Pierre Lafitte & Cie Paris 1912 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 17.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        JAHRTAUSENDWENDE. IN TAUSEND UND EINEM JAHR. EIN BIOSOPHISCHER ERZIEHUNGSROMAN AUF ERPOLITISCHER. GRUNDLAGE

      Dresden und Leipzig: E. Piersons Verlag, 1912.. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii-xi [xii] [1-2] 3-173 [174: blank] [175-176: ads], inserted extra title leaf with color illustration, original white cloth, front and spine panel stamped in gold, all edges gilt, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. A tale of the future in which the United States, Japan, South America and other nations form an economic partnership and exclude Europe. Germany, Scandinavia, The Netherlands and the Flemish provinces form their own economic bloc. The United States and its allies cut off trade with Europe. A highly destructive war between America, its partners and the Europeans follows. The Pan-German people mix and through a selection process (eugenics) create a new breed of humans. The survivors, the new breed, become godlike in the end, "light people" who can command the forces of nature. Antidemocratic and anti-socialist propaganda is interspersed throughout. Unlike many of his nationalistic contemporaries, Driesmans believed the "Jewish Problem" could be solved by "race mixing." According to Sapra, this is "in every way a remarkable novel." Lexikon 1, pp. 70-1. Bloch (2002) 804. Not in Nagl. A clean, nearly fine copy. KVK reports 6 copies. OCLC reports 2 copies. Rare. (#148109)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
 18.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        K'ossu embroidered 9th rank civil servant badge featuring paradise flycatcher

      China, Ming & Qing Dynasties, c. 1391-1912. 17" x 17". "At center, a blue-capped paradise flycatcher perches on two lanky legs, his outer tail feathers are pink graduating to red and his inner feathers are dotted with green. At top, five pink palette bats fly amongst stylized blue and teal clouds and a red sun disc symbolizing the Emperor. At the bottom are highly abstracted waves. Red peonies and cherry blossoms scattered throughout feature tightly balled Peking knot stamen. Light expected surface wear including isolated stain to bird's chest. Embroidery measures 11" x 10.5" (visible), while framed to 17"" x 17"". Matted and framed behind glass, Very Fine condition.This embroidered Mandarin square, or rank badge, features back stitch and Peking knot or "forbidden stitch" techniques. Rank badges were used to identify civil and military officials of the Ming Dynasty after 1391 and until the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in 1911. The badge represented the rank of the official, but was also a mark of prestige as it meant the wearer had passed rigorous state-sponsored examinations where the success rate was typically about 1%. Its animal attribute indicates that this embroidery was likely a 9th rank badge once ornamenting the chest or back of a red, blue, or black robe. Civil servant badges had nine rankings, all represented by birds, while military badges, also with nine rankings, were represented by real and mythological animals. From the position of the red sun disc within this badge, we know that it was worn by a man (and not by his wife, whose complimentary badge would have featured a sun on the right side). In addition, it is probable that the wearer of this badge was wealthy, since training for examinations was costly. Late 19th century Western diplomats and missionaries exported many of the antique rank badges from China, Vietnam, and Korea that circulate in markets today. "

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
 19.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Insel-Bücherei Konvolut aus 427 Bänden

      2. / IB 200018 / vorhanden sind die Nummern: 1,4,7,8,10,11,13 -16,18,19, 22-25, 27- 30, 32-37, 39-48, 50- 54, 56-58, 60- 66, 71, 75, 77, 80, 92, 95, 96, 99,100,105,106,108-113, 115-117, 120, 123, 124, 126, 128, 131-138, 139, 140, 143, 144, 147, 149-155, 157-159, 163-165, 168-170, 172, 174-183, 185-187, 191, 192, 194-196, 198-201, 203-205, 208-210, 212, 213, 216, 219-223, 224, 225, 226, 230, 232, 235, 236, 239, 241, 246, 247, 250, 252, 255, 262, 263, 265, 269-272, 274, 275, 277-282, 284, 285, 288, 290, 294, 296, 297, 302, 307-309, 312-316, 318, 327, 330, 333-335, 339, 340, 346, 347, 349, 350-352, 358, 360-362, 366, 368, 369, 377, 379, 380, 384, 386-389, 394, 400-403, 406-409, 415, 419, 420-423, 426, 427, 432-437, 442, 444-448, 450, 452, 454, 455, 458, 460-463, 465, 469, 472, 474-484, 486-489, 491-496, 498, 496, 498, 500, 502-508, 510- 512, 515-520, 522, 523, 527-529, 530, 533, 535, 537, 540, 541, 543-545, 547, 550, 553-555, 557, 559, 560, 562, 565-567, 573-575, 578, 581, 583, 586, 588, 593, 595, 604-606, 610-613, 616, 618, 619, 626, 630, 636, 639, 641, 644, 645, 647-650, 653, 656, 664, 665, 668, 669, 673, 677, 680, 683, 684, 686, 689, 690, 692, 694, 704, 707, 715, 719, 720, 725, 735, 755, 757, 765, 771, 782, 790, 796, 803, 835, 840, 844, 856, 860, 868, 871, 878, 879, 893, 903, 910, 933, 960, 970, 977, 979, 980, 990, 994, 1000, 1001, 1005, 1013, 1019, 1025, 1027, 1031, 1032, 1034, 1036, 1045, 1050, 1075, 1086, 1094, 1122, 1149, Die Inselbücherei 1912-1999,Die Inselbücherei 1912-1937, 50 Jahre Inselbücherei 1912-1962, 75 Jahre Inselbücherei Zustand überwiegend in guter Erhaltung, einige Bände berieben, Kapitale und/oder Rücken lädiert, vereinzelt mit Namen oder Widmung Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bücherwurm]
 20.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


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

      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.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
 21.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Das Zweite Internationale Schachturnier in Karlsbad 1911

      A Stein's Verlagsbuchhandlung, Potsdam 1912 - 2 volumes in 1: 192 pages with frontispiece, plates, diagrams and tables; 192 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in half blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5302) First edition. Carlsbad 1911 has emerged as one of the truly memorable tournaments of chess history. It was a strong, single round-robin duel to the death which required 25 rounds and five weeks to complete. A total of 325 games was played. An indication of Carlsbad's popularity as an international chess mecca is that the organizing committee headed by Victor Tietz received more than 40 applications to play. A number of well known masters, however, were absent from the fray - among them Lasker, Tarrasch, Marcoczy, Capablanca, Bernstein and Janowski. By the end of the seventh round Schlechter led Teichmann by two full points - followed closely by Rubinstein, Suchting, Marshall, Jaffe and Burn, all bunched together with 4 1/2. The throng of onlookers were hardly prepared for the surprises of the eighth and ninth rounds. The streaking Schlechter suddenly stumbled - losing a minor-piece ending to the newcomer Rotlevi. A second successive loss followed at the hands Duras. Schlechter regained his winning stride the following round with a spectacular sacrificial victory over Leonhardt. At the end of 13 rounds he still led the closely pursuing Teichmann by half a point, 10 to 9 1/2. Schlechter's draw against Vidmar in the next round, coupled with Teichmann's win over Tartakower, deadlocked the pair at 10 1/2 each. The issued was decided in the 18th round when the two front-runners clashed. Teichmann devised a handsome sacrificial victory to augment a lead he was never to relinquish. (Goldman:Schlechter! Caissa Editions) Condition: Extremities rubbed, corners bumped and rubbed through, back head hing cracked, shelf wear, else a good to very good copy of a scarce tournament book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc. ABAA,IOBA,TxBA]
 22.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        reves

      blaizot 1912 - ex 10 sur papier japon avec une gravure reservee aux 30 premiers tirage avec une suite [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MBLIVRES]
 23.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Duineser Elegien. Leipzig, Insel-Verlag 1923. 4to. 52 S. in Rot und Schwarz gedruckt. Grüner Orig.-Maroquinband mit rotem Rückenschildchen, reiche geometrische Vergoldung auf beiden Deckeln, umlaufende Fileten und Kopfgoldschnitt.

      - Ist die Erstausgabe in 300 numerierten Exemplaren ohnehin selten genug, so liegt sie hier in der Luxusausgabe in grünem Maroquin vor. Duineser Elegien ist der Titel einer Sammlung von zehn Elegien, die 1912 begonnen und 1922 abgeschlossen wurden. Ihr Name leitet sich vom Schloß Duino bei Triest ab, wo Rilke 1912 als Gast der Gräfin Marie von Thurn und Taxis-Hohenlohe zu Besuch war. Tadellos erhalten. - Sarkowski 1388. - Wilpert/Gühring 2/40. - Von Mises 94. - Ritzer E 9. - Schauer, Bd. II,50-51 mit Abb. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther]
 24.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        IN THE BOSOM OF THE COMANCHES. A THRILLING TALE OF SAVAGE INDIAN LIFE, MASSACRE AND CAPTIVITY TRUTHFULLY TOLD BY A SURVIVING CAPTIVE. TEXAS BORDERLAND PERILS AND SCENES DEPICTED. THE CLOSING DAYS OF THE TRYING INDIAN STRUGGLES UPON THE FRONTIERS OF TEXAS

      T. A. Babb, [1912]., Amarillo - First edition and not to be confused with the 1923 Dallas edition. 12mo. Red cloth, gold stamping on front cover and spine, 145 pp., introduction, frontispiece, illustrated, plates, portraits. In Texas 1865, Babb and his sister were taken captive by the Comanches. Their mother was killed during the raid, and he eventually became a warrior of the tribe. After sometime as a Comanche warrior he was returned to his father. Babb's captivity narrative remains a classic because he was able to directly observe details of Comanche life and record much of it in an objective way. He continued to visit and correspond with tribal members long after his return to white society. There are several photographs of noted Indian chiefs and warriors, information on the Texas Rangers, and much on Quanah Parker. Also much on cowboying, and much valuable knowledge on pioneer women in Texas. The first edition of this title was originally published in 1912, and is considered to be rare today. Not in Adam's Herd, Graff and Ayer, and most references cite the 1923 edition. Lightly sunned on the spine, else a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
 25.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Les Amies de Rousseau.

      Paris, Société Française d'Imprimerie et de Librairie 1912 - Tirage spécial à 20 exemplaires réimposé in-8° sur papier vélin de cuves des usines d'Arches réservés (N°17) signé de l'auteur. Paris, Société Française d'Imprimerie et de Librairie, ancienne Librairie Lecène - 1912 - 425 pages. Splendide reliure demi maroquin brun à bandes signée Duhayon. Plaquage de bois sur les plats. Dos à nerfs avec pièce de titre maroquin orangé. Date en pied dorée. Filet doré bordant les plats. Double Couverture et dos (double) conservées. Étui à liseré maroquin. Parfait état. Format in-4°(26x17). Dédicacé par l'auteur [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
 26.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        IT AND OTHER STORIES ..

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.. Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-2] 3-386, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in black, light blue and orange, spine panel stamped in black and light blue. First edition. First printing with "Published March, 1912" and Scribner device on copyright page. "Twelve stories ranging from adventures on desert islands to golf games at Aiken, from love stories in the Adirondacks to tragedy in the South Seas (jacket copy). First book appearance of "Back There in the Grass," a classic lost race horror story. "An excellent story ..." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1559. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-114. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 581. Bleiler (1978), p. 143. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket (tan paper stock with reproduction of the pictorial binding in black) with tiny closed tear at top edge of rear panel and one tiny nick at top edge of front panel. A stunning copy of a book rarely found in jacket. (#149789)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
 27.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Das Trottelbuch.

      Leipzig Theodor Gerstenberg (vormals Richard Sattlers Verlag) 1912. 122 S. Orig.Broschur mit farbiger Einbandzeichnung von Franz Henseler. Rücken unteres Kapital kleine Fehlstelle ( 1 cm ), die ersten 85 S. am oberen Rand sehr schmaler Wasserrand ( breiteste Stelle 1 cm). Unbeschnitten. Kräftiger expressionistischer Einband: männliche Figur krümmt sich vor Kruzifix mit weiblichem Körper. Erstlingswerk. Raabe 145.1. 1918 übernahm Franz Pfemfert für seinen Verlag Die Aktion die Restauflage und hing ein neues Titelblatt ein. Irrtümlicherweise hat er den Schmutztitel von Gerstenberg übernommen, sodaß der Vermerk \" Umschlag und Einbandzeichnung von Franz Henseler, München \" stehen blieb, was in der Literatur zu Mißverständnissen führte. Der Verlag Theodor Gerstenberg veröffentlichte sonst keine Autoren des Frühexpressionismus. Im Kürschner 1917 firmiert er unter \" Gute schöne Literatur, Religionswissenschaft, Lyrik.( ZUZÜGLICH VERSANDKOSTEN )Versand D: 5,00 EUR Expressionistische Literatur, Aktion/Pfemfert

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Magister Tinius]
 28.   Check availability:     buchfreund.de     Link/Print  


        THE NIGHT LAND: A LOVE TALE

      London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912. First edition. A very good copy, W. H. Smith library label to front paste-down, previous owners blind stamp to front free end paper, some foxing throughout, top edge dust soiled, corners soft, some small soil spots to front cover, spine color somewhat age faded with the spine lettering of the publisher perished, title and author lettering tarnished, A solid copy of an important work. (9000). Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix [x] 11-583 [584: printer's imprint] + [16]-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel ruled in blind. Issued with and without publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, no priority, this copy has the catalogue. "...Hodgson's quintessential work of fantastic imagination. Although it is science fiction, Hodgson, in his evocation of The Last Redoubt of human civilization, sustaining itself against perpetual siege by other-dimensional malignity, has created a mood of soul-threatening damnation that transcends all earlier works of Satanism, witchcraft, werewolves and vampires combined."- Sam Moskowitz (introduction to The Dream of X by Hodgson, p. 9). "An extraordinary fantasy of the time when the sun is dead and mankind maintains itself in two vast metal pyramids."-Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 41. "...as a visionary phantasmagoria it is without parallel."- Barron (ed.), Fantasy Literature 3-178. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-99. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 94. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 817. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1105. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 28. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 426. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 114-15. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 574. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 498. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 203-04. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1105-10. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-110. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 101. Reginald 07287.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
 29.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        THE BODY OF HIS DESIRE: A ROMANCE OF THE SOUL ..

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1912.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-343 [344] [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration in color by A. C. Michael, original light green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, pictorial paper inlay affixed to front panel. First edition. A priest falls in love with the spirit of ancient Egyptian and learns they will travel the Earth together in a future reincarnation. Bleiler (1978), p. 160. Reginald 11861. Signature of Mabel Schweitzer at top edge of front free endpaper. A couple of fox marks to top edge of pages, a fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing the frontispiece illustration by A. C. Michael) with wear and shallow loss at upper spine end and front corner tips and 25x32 mm v-chip from bottom edge of front panel. This book is scarce in superior condition and rarely found in jacket. (#151816)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
 30.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        La caution, conte. -

      Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud 1912 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8. XXVIII pp. Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin orange. Dos à nerfs. Plats encadrés de filets dorés et à froid frappés aux armes d'alliance de la maison Régnier (le grand juge Régnier, fait duc de Massa en 1809). Bordure florale mosaïque à l'intérieur des plats. Doubles gardes dont une de moire verte, doubles couvertures conservées dont une illustrée. Toutes tranches dorées. Illustré de 30 compositions enluminées au pochoir par Léon LEBEGUE et 1 état des commotions en couleurs avant la lettre sur Japon et 1 état en noir sur Chine. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE et PREMIER TIRAGE limité à 350 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des sur Japon impérial avec trois états des illustrations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
 31.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

      London: Published by Philip Lee Warner at the Ricardi Press for the Medici Society, 1912. A deluxe and desirable edition of this treasury of Greek myths for younger readers, illustrated with stunning mounted plates by Russell Flint. Some are dreamy and romantic while others have a tense and dramatic quality. A humble masterpiece of typographic taste and discretion being generously composed within ample margins; the title page was designed by Miss M. Engall and features a classical ornament by Flint. Numbered limited edition of 500 copies. Quarto, green cloth with paper labels, top-edge gilt and others uncut, 12 mounted colour plates (including the frontispiece); lacks one of the printed tissue-guards, bindings slightly marked but still a fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Rare Illustrated Books]
 32.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        Imago (8 Bde.): Bd. 15-21 Bd. 23. Zeitschrift für Anwendung der Psychoanalyse auf die Natur- und Geisteswissenschaften. [ab 1933:] Zeitschrift für psychoanalytische Psychologie, ihre Grenzgebiete und Anwendungen.

      4, je ca. 500 S., einzelne Taf., Privat-HLdr. m. goldgepr. Rückenschildchen, 4 Zierbünden, Leder m. einzelnen wenigen Abspleissungen, einzelne wenige Stockflecklein, sonst gutes Exemplar. Jeder Band mit 4 Heften. Jeweils mit Gesamtinhaltsverzeichnis. Beiträge von: S. Bernfeld, M. Bonaparte, D. Burlingham, B. Cohen, S. Feitelberg, O. Fenichel, S. Freud (Zur Gewinnung des Feuers Moses, ein Ägypter Wenn Moses ein Ägypter war), E. Fromm, A. Garma (Psychologie des Selbstmordes) A. W. Healy, E. Kris (Ein geisteskranker Bildhauer - Charakterköpfe des F. X. Messerschmidt), O. Marbach, S. Spielrein (Kinderzeichnungen bei offenen u. geschl. Augen), E. Weiss (Todestrieb u. Masochismus), A. Winterstein etc. Sonderhefte zu: Religionspsychologie Kriminologie Psychologie Ethnologie etc. - Der Auffassung, dass die Psychoanalyse sich keineswegs auf medizinische Anwendungen beschränken sollte, wurde 1912 durch die Gründung der "Imago" als "Zeitschrift für Anwendung der Psychoanalyse auf die Geisteswissenschaften" Rechnung getragen. Nach dem Anschluss Österreichs 1938 wurde der Internationale Psychoanalytische Verlag liquidiert. Als Nachfolgerin der Imago gründete Sachs in den USA 1939 die "American Imago".

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
 33.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        S. GIUSEPPE VESUVIANO NELLA STORIA E LE PIU' FAMOSE ERUZIONI DEL VESUVIO

      TIP. FERRARO, 1912. ITALIANO 0,22 Dedica con autografo al frontespizio, firma dell'A. anche per l'autentica del volume, pagine leggermente ed uniformemente brunite causa tempo, coperta morbida ingiallita, con fioritura e con lievi segni di usura USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
 34.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        De re metallica

      London: The Mining Magazine, 1912. Folio. Reproductions of original woodcuts. Original vellum over wooden boards, uncut. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Herbert Hoover on the front free endpaper: "Leigh Hunt / With compliments of HC Hoover." LIMITED EDITION, one of 3000 copies printed (inkstamped 425 on free endpaper). Leigh S.J. Hunt was an American businessman, best known as the third president of Iowa State University and publisher of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Lawrence B Rand, in his biography of Hunt, recounts how this visionary entrepreneur's business practices in the US and Asia influenced Presidents Roosevelt and Hoover. Herbert Hoover was a mining engineer before entering politics and becoming the thirty-first President of the United States. His wife, and the future First Lady, was a former Latin teacher and translator of this edition. Hoover 28; Norman 21. Some browning to endpapers and first few leaves, pale dampstain on rear endpaper, some soiling and discoloration to vellum.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
 35.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        Poly-Cyclo-Epicycloidal and other Geometric Curves. SIGNED / DEDICATION COPY. Geschenkexemplar mit handschriftlicher Widmung des Verfassers an den Mitherausgeber Prof. Richard Kerr (datiert 1912).

      London, J. Swain & Son, ohne Jahr (1912).. Oktav. Goldgepr. Org.-Ganzleinen (Kapitale berieben, Bezug an einem Gelenk auf ca. 2 cm aufgerissen). 9 Bll. (Vorsatz mit handschriftlicher Widmung, Titel, Vorwort zur ersten und zweiten Auflage, Halbtitel), 89 in Farbe gedruckte Tafeln mit geometrischen Figuren. Titel etwas, vorderer Vorsatz stärker braunfleckig, insgesamt jedoch sehr gut. Zweite und letzte, zugleich umfangreichste Ausgabe, gegenüber der EA von 1910 um 12 Tafeln erweitert und im Titel korrigiert (eine Erklärung hierzu findet sich im Vorwort). – Alabone war ein zu Lebzeiten wegen angeblicher Quacksalberei umstrittenes (und später ausgeschlossenes) Mitglied der Royal Society of Medicine. Die Vorgänge um seinen Ausschluß glichen einer Hexenjagd, waren aber zugleich der Grund dafür, daß Alabone sich in einer Art innerer Emigration der mechanischen Kabinettkunst zuwandte. Das Werk versammelt aufwendige geometrische Figuren, die von einer mit zahlreichen Exzenterübersetzungen versehenen und zum Schreibautomaten umfunktionierten Drehbank erzeugt wurden. Sie sind allesamt in sich geschlossen, d.h. die Spitze des Zeicheninstrumentes kehrte (teils erst nach Stunden) immer an den Ausgangspunkt zurück und erzeugte so diskrete geometrische Formen. Heute an jedem Computer leichterhand zu entwerfen, sollte allerdings nicht vergessen werden, daß Alabones ‘Poly-Cyclo-Epicycloidal Curves' das Produkt handfester Präzisionsmechanik sind. Sie stehen mit Fug und Recht in der Tradition jener wundersamen, die platonischen Körper reproduzierenden Elfenbeindrechselei, wie sie uns aus den Wunderkammern der Frühneuzeit bekannt ist.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
 36.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Historia y bibliografia de la imprenta en Montevideo 1810-1865

      Libreria Cervantes, Montevideo 1912 - 318 pp. Palau 84328. Jones 2829. A very good copy, original wrappers lightly worn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
 37.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Kelp Burning. ("The Irish Kelp Burners")

      Ca 1912. - Colored etching aquatint, 10 1/2 x 14 inches (26.7 x 35.6 cm), on sheet size 13 x 19 inches (33 x 48.3 cm). Light indentations along paper edge (likely from previous framing), tape remains at two spots along verso upper edge, light toning, pencil notes along lower edge, overall very good condition. Signed in pencil under plate: "No. 9" at left, "E. L. Lawrenson" at right. Text in pencil at lower edge: "Kelp Burning. Co. Donegal Ireland. By E. L. Lawrenson, 3 St. Paul's Studios, Baron's Court W.14 London. Couloured Etching. £4- 4/-" Impressionistic scene with rich coloration. See Malcolm C. Salaman's "The Colour Prints of Edward L. Lawrenson"; The International Studio, August 1914 pp. 88-95. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: old imprints ABAA/ILAB]
 38.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Die Werke Friedrichs des Großen. In deutscher Übersetzung. Mit Illustrationen von Adolph von Menzel, 10 Bände, seltene Prachtausgabe.

      Berlin, Verlag von Reimar Hobbing, 1912 - 1914. Opulent ausgestatte und reich illustrierte Werkausgabe Friedrichs. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 3.000 Seiten. Alle Bände mit zahlreichen ganzseitigen Illustrationstafeln Adolph von Menzels. I. Denkwürdigkeiten zur Geschichte des Hauses Brandenburg, XV, 244 S., 2 Bl. II. Geschichte meiner Zeit, VIII, 277 S., 2 Bl. III. Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges. Erster Teil, VII 238 S., 3 Bl. IV. Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges. Zweiter Teil, VII 209 S., 2 Bl. sowie 18 ganzseitige farbige Schlachtenskizzen und 2 ausfaltbare Übersichtsskuzzen über den Kriegsschauplatz. V. Altersgeschichte. Staats- und Flugschriften, VII, 248 S., 2 Bl. Sowie 3 ausfaltbare farbige Kartenskizzen. VI: Militärische Schriften, VIII, 433 S., 4 Bl. VII: Antimachiavell und Testamente, X, 291 S., 4 Bl. Mit Abbildung der Totenmaske Friedrichs. VIII: Philosophische Schriften, VII, 318 S., 2 Bl. IX: Dichtungen. Erster Teil, IX, 316 S., 2 Bl. X: Dichtungen. Zweiter Teil, VI, 285. Die Bände in sehr gutem, nahezu tadellosem Zustand. Buchrücken nicht berieben sowie ohne Aufhellungen, auch die Rückenschilder in einheitlichem Dunkelgrün, Gesamterscheinungsbild der Ausgabe somit sehr harmonisch auch Deckelbezüge sauber. Vorsätze sowie wenige erste und letzte Seiten leicht fleckig, Seiten sonst aber sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. In toto schönes, harmonisches Exemplar dieser aufwendig gestalteten royalen Prachtausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

      [Bookseller: Anton-Heinrich]
 39.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Meine Mittelmeer-Reise 1912 - Dickes Fotoalbum + div. Original-Broschuren

      Mittelmeerreise des Österreich. Flottenvereins mit dem Schnelldampfer Kaiser Franz Josef I. der Austro-Americana Triest. - Mai 1912, bestehend aus: Broschur "Zwölf Erinnerungsblätter an die Tage vom 8. bis 22. Mai 1912" (46 Seiten mit zahlreichen s/w-Fotos im Text, jeder angelaufene Hafen wird kurz proträtiert. Pola, Gravosa, Corfu, Malta, Tunis, Ajaccio, Villefranche, Taormina, Katakolon, Cattaro, Spalato, Zara, Format 21 x 12,5 cm) // Passagierliste dieser Reise, außerdem aufgeführt Kommandant, Offiziere, Obermaschinist, Schiffsarzt, Oberstewart usw. - Auf der Passagierliste u. a. zu finden Kommerzienrat Karl Thonet mit Gemahlin (aus der Bugholz-Möbel Dynastie), Architekt Eduard von Rodt, Attache Hubert Graf Stolberg-Stolberg, Kais. Rat Vincenz Oblack (oder Oblak, Tuchhändler aus Graz, Hoflieferant), Baronin Luise Fronmüller, Alfred Ritter von Dierkes, Baron Dr. Viktor Fuchs (k.k. Min. Vize-Sekretär) usw usw. (Dünne Broschur mit 16 Seiten, gleiches Format wie die erste Broschur) // Fotoalbum mit 50 Original Fotos im Format 12,8 x 17,8 cm, allerdings Fotos die angekauft werden konnten von einem professionellen Fotografen (Lehnert & Landrosch, Photogr. Tunis). Das Fotoalbum hat ein Format von34 x 24,5 cm, beiliegend 7 privat gemachte Fotos im Postkartenformat sowie ein Privatfoto vom an Land gehen in Malta // Broschur im Format 20 x 14 cm und 52 Seiten mit s/w-Fotos im Text. Eine Art allgemeine Werbebroschüre, beiliegend eine kleinformatige Karte mit Routenverlauf rot eingezeichnet, eine aufklappbare Tafel mit dem Kabinenplan. --- Detailfotos gerne per Mail bzw. genauere Angaben zu den Fotomotiven usw. - Stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R., ein Vorfahr war Kabinetts-Sekretär in der Kabinetts-Kanzlei von Kaiser Franz Josef usw. - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Birgit Gerl]
 40.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        THE GHOST SHIP AND OTHER STORIES ... With an Introduction by Arthur Machen

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912.. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xvi 1-270 [271: printer's imprint] [272: blank], original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition, first printing. Posthumous collection of short fiction that includes the title story, one of the most successful humorous ghost stories. "One of the most interesting stylists in British ghostly fiction, Middleton is rich and exuberant in his more traditional ghost stories (especially the humorous ones), lean and concise in his more original psychological tales. He was a sad, neglected figure, and is still not well known. He was also a tragic figure: he killed himself at the age of 29." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-170. "The basic collection of Middleton's fiction ... excellent stories." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1174. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 132. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-248. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 644. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 291. Bleiler (1978), p. 139. Offset on free endpapers from jacket flaps, top edge of text block dusty, else a bright, fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with chip from upper spine end affecting a few letters of the book title, light wear at edges, some general tanning, and long split along front flap fold. The fragile jacket is seldom encountered and this is a better example than most extant examples. (#147211)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
 41.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Szeged 1881 - 1942). Puten bei der Fütterung. Öl auf Leinwand von 1914. Unten rechts signiert und datiert. 46 x 58,5 cm. Gerahmt.

      Gèza Hòdi studierte an der Kunsthochschule in Budapest bei Ede Balló und lebte überwiegend in Szeged und Kiskunhalas. Seine Werke wurden in der Budapester Kunsthalle und im National-Salon ausgestellt, 1912 hatte er eine Ausstellung in Paris.- Sommerliche Szene mit zahlreichen Puten die von einer jungen Frau in ländlicher Tracht gefüttert werden, rechts im Bild ein kleines Mädchen mit einer alten Frau.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
 42.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        Orlando und Angelica ein Puppenspiel in zehn Akten. Mehrzeilige persönliche Widmung von Meier-Graefe mit Ort und Datum.

      133 Seiten. Folio, Brauner O-Lederband. mit Rückentitel, Deckelfileten und stilisierten Marionetten (Rittern), Kopfgoldschnitt. (Signiert Bremer Binderei) Mit 70 Orig.-Lithographien (davon 11 ganzseitige in Farbe) von Erich Klossowski. "...wurde 12 Exemplare auf altes Japanbütten abgezogen, von denen zehn, 1-10 nummeriert, für den Handel bestimmt sind...". Vorliegend das römisch nummerierte Exemplar ('X'). die Vorzugsausgaben wurden in geglättetes Leder gebunden. Das Puppenspiel in zehn Akten erzählt von Kaiser Karl und seinen Paladinen und ihren Kämpfen wider die Heiden, auch von Angelica und Rolands Liebe, Wahnsinn und Genesung und manch anderen Umtrieben. Frei nach der Überlieferung der Neapler Marionetten von Julius Meier-Graefe. Mit Bildern nach den Puppen, wie er sie in Neapel im Teatro Stella Cerere, bevor selbiges im Dezember 1912 durch schrecklichen Brand zerstört wurde, gesehen und alsdann In Paris auf Steine gezeichnet, auch in Farben gemalt hat von Erich Klossowski. Sehr schönes Exemplar der eminent seltenen Vorzugsausgabe. Fine copy with a dedication by the author.

      [Bookseller: AS - Antiquariat Schröter]
 43.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.