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        Unsigned postcard photo (1844-1925, Queen of Edward VII of England), DAGMAR Maria Feodorovna, 1847-1928, wife of Tsar Alexander III of Russia) & THYRA (1853-1933, Duchess of Cumberland, wife of Ernst August, Duke of Brunswick and L

      1912 - showing the three women in a family group, with other members of the Danish Royal family including their brother, the King George of Greece and Queen Alexandra's daughter, Victoria, 5

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Titanic" Disaster - Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce United States Senate, Sixty-Second Congress, Second Session, Doc. no. 726 Pursuant to S. Res. 283, Directing the Committee on Commerce to Investigate the Causes Leading to the Wreck of the White Star Liner "Titanic"

      Govt. Printing Office, Washington 1912 - Thick 8vo, heavy paper wraps, title on ft. wrap and first page. Gen. mild to moderate soiling to wraps, with a few chips and loss of orig. spine paper bottom quarter of spine, now all professionally repaired. Internally clean with some chipping to a few page edges and corners, not affecting text. Illus. with three map charts. pp.1163. Now in a very lovely dk. tan cloth clam-shell case with a gold embossed brown morocco label on spine and a photocopy of the ft. wrap on the ft. panel of the case. This is the original very scarce full published report of the Congressional hearings immediately following the sinking of the Titanic in the form in which it was first printed. It is the mother lode of Titanic collectibles. It includes the questions and testimony by all witnesses and three fold-out maps showing the position of Titanic with relation to ice and to other ships. Skilfully restored, it can be opened and studied without fear of damage and the fine clam shell case offers additional protection. Original Wraps, clam shell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gunstock Hill Books]
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        Fine typed letter signed to Mr Macdona, (Sir Ernest Henry, 1874-1922, British Antarctic Explorer)

      1912 - concerning arrangements, presumably for a lecture or talk, "I shall be very pleased to stay with you if it does not put you out, as I must leave by the first train in the morning . perhaps it would be better for me to stay at a hotel close to the station. I will find my own way from Worcester to West Kirby .", 1 side 4to., 9 Regent Street, London SW, headed paper, telegraphic address "Antexpedi, London", 5th November Shackleton had returned from his First Antarctic Expedition in 1909. Although he hadn't achieved the Pole, his expedition was celebrated as the first to climb Mount Erebus, and set the record of having travelled the Farthest South. In this interim period, Scott on his second Expedition in the Terra Nova, was known to have failed to achieve the Pole, with news of Amundsen's triumph in the Spring of 1912. Another German Expedition had commenced in May 1911, but it was not known to have failed until December 1912. Shackleton filled this time will Talks and Lectures, and some unsatisfactory money making enterprises. He was formulating plans, and organising sponsorship for what was to be his Imperial Transantarctic Expedition, of 1914-17.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Aux sanctuaires grecs. Paques 1912. XLVIIme croisiere de la "Revue Générale des Sciences".

      Large folio. Original printed wrappers (in colour on the front cover, both after watercolours by Mme. Brouardel); pp. 14, ff. 17-74 (plates with tissue guards), pp. 75-6, title printed in red an blue, with initial leaf with text in red and blue and two photos printed in photogravure, map, 446 snapshots printed in photogravure; apart from tiny marginal spot to title, a fine copy in the slightly worn, original patterned box with cloth ties. Extremely rare sole edition (number 68 of 130 copies) of this luxuriously and privately printed photographic travelogue of a study trip on a ship around Greece, organized by the founder and director of the periodical Revue générale des Sciences, Louis Olivier. The first trip had taken place to celebrate the First Olympic Games of 1896. Most of the tourists were French Grecophiles or former pupils of the École française d'Athènes, altogether a very cultured and educated group. The director of the journey and author of the text was Gustave Fourgères (1863-1927), an archaeology professor specialising in Ancient Greece. This copy was given to M. Poulenc, a member of the tour; we assume that the rarity, both commercially and institutionally (not in COPAC, both KVK and OCLC locate copies in Paris, Lausanne and Geneva) is due to the fact that each of the participants was sent a copy of this work to which several had contributed with their photographic skills. The photos in this impressive volume were not published anywhere else. See Haris Yiakoumis and Isabelle Roy, La croisière des savants, 1896-1912.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Weltreise. 2 Bände.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliograph. Inst. 1912 - 2. Aufl. XII, 436 S.; VIII, 212 S. Mit zus. 32 Karten, 55 Plänen und 2 Tafeln. OLn. (minimale Gebrauchsspuren). (Meyers Reisebücher).- Hauenstein H 481 und H 482.- 1. Teil: Indien, China und Japan. 2. Teil: Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika.- Minimale Gebrauchsspuren; Band 1 mit hs. Besitzeintrag auf dem Titelblatt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Unterwegs Antiquariat M.-L. Surek-Becker]
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        Grafik *Motiv 3 / 1967* - Aquatintaradierung, signiert und nummeriert.

      Großformatiges Blatt Emil Schumachers (*1912 - 199) mit dem Titel *Komposition 3/1967*. Erschienen in einer Auflage von 120 Exemplaren ( hier das Blatt Nummer 51 ), rechts unten von Schumacher handschriftlich signiert. Bildgröße: 28,5 x 49,5 cm / Blattgröße 53 x 70 cm (Höhe x Breite ). Mit beiliegendem Editionszettel mit bibliographischen Angaben zu Schumacher. Das Blatt im weißen Außenrand etwas fleckig und an einer Stelle etwas stock- bzw. braunfleckig - ansonsten gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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      Toledo, Ohio: Franklin Printing & Engraving Co.. Very Good+. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Collateral Lines in Family Groups, Normandy, Great Britain and America Comprising the Ancestors and Descendants of Eltweed Pomeroy from Beaminster County Dorset England 1630. Limited Edition #338 of 400. This book was reissued in a second edition in 1958. This is the very rare limited 1st edition published in 1912. Leather over clean blue cloth with gilt titles. (xvi) , 962pp. Numerous tissue protected illustrations , including color plates of the Armorial Crest of the Pomeroy of Berry and the Pomeroy Achievement Crest. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Marbled endpaper. Top edge gilt with deckle page edges. Genealogy ; B/W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 962 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Bauernhaus Und Arbeiterwohnung In England. Eine Reisestudie.

      Folio (392 x 289 mm). Publisher's original quarter white leather over decoratively printed portfolio boards with ties; pp. 18, [2], 20 b/w plates reproducing perspective drawings by the author, 37 b/w photo figures and plans within the text, loose as issued; the backstrip expertly repaired with archive tissue. Attractive suite of plates reproducing drawings of the principal houses on the model villages of Bournville and Port the Swiss architect, Hans Eduard von Berlepsch-Valendas (1849-1921), who had studied under Gottfried Semper in Zurich.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Works of.... With introductions by F.G. Kenyon.

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1912. Centenary edition. Limited to 276 sets for the US, of which this is number 244. Printed on antique laid paper, with sepia-toned portrait frontispiece in each volume. 10 volumes. Handsomely bound in the 'West End' style in dark blue half morocco, gilt on spine, raised bands, blue cloth boards, top edge gilt others untrimmed, marbled endpapers.Largely unopened; a fine set inside and out.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        De Paoli e Garrone 1912

      1912. Bella fotografia stampa all'albumina, cm 16x12. Una delle pochissime fotografie di Gozzano che si conoscano. Il poeta è in posa con Garrone e con De Paoli. I due amici guardono verso l'obbiettivo, mentre Gozzano sulla sinistra, appoggiato all'autovettura, volge uno sguardo distratto alla sua destra. è una foto d'insieme significativa: il poeta, il critico, l'amico. La foto fu scattata nel 1912, a un anno dalla consacrazione di Gozzano poeta, anno in cui, aggravatosi il suo stato di salute, decise di compiere un lungo viaggio in India con l'amico Garrone (come Gozzano malato di tisi). La crociera, durata dal 6 febbraio 1912 fino al maggio seguente, non diede a Gozzano il beneficio sperato, ma gli servì a comporre, con l'aiuto della fantasia e di molte letture di argomento esotico, un diario di viaggio , che sarà pubblicato postumo da Treves, nel 1917, con il titolo ''Verso la cuna del mondo'' (i testi erano già apparsi su "La Lettura", "La Stampa" e "La Donna", dal gennaio 1914 all'agosto 1916).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        The Writings

      London: Smith, Elder, 1912. Full leather. Fine. London: Smith, Elder, 1912. Full leather. Ten volumes. Octavo. The Centenary Edition of Robert Browning Writings. Limited to five hundred twenty-six sets which this is number 168. Handsomely bound in full green morocco with marbled endpapers, top edge glt, fancy dentelles, the spine panels and covers with triple-ruled borders and large fancy gilt corners ornaments, raised bands, gilt title. A one page ALS by Browning declining an invitation, dated July 7, '84.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        The Night Land.

      London: Eveleigh Nash. 1912. First edition. Octavo, pp. ix, 583, 16 of ads. Publisher's red cloth with blind stamped decoration to front and rear, gilt titles to front and spine. Now housed in a recent Morocco spined fleece lined clamshell box. Occasional light spotting throughout the textblock, area of rough paper to the rear pastedown where a bookplate or similar has been removed. Slight lean to the book. Both front and rear boards show some signs of wear with marking and some bumping to corners. Spine shows quite heavy marking and staining with the gilt faded to white, both front and rear outer joints beginning to go. Overall a very good copy of a rare and marvellous work, arguably Hodgson's greatest (it's not easy train-journey reading, and the linguistic liberties would make Tolkien homicidal, but it is astonishing). The text was highly regarded by many others in the field including the notoriously difficult to impress Mr. H.P.Lovecraft and his cabal.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        The South Pole

      An Account of the Antarctic Expedition in the Fram 1910-12 FIRST EDITION 1912 two volumes Published by John Murray Very good condition with bright boards and very little foxing

      [Bookseller: Kingsbridge Books]
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        Sport In The Eastern Sudan From Souakin To The Blue Nile

      Rowland Ward 1912 - X 285 pages, 5 pages adverts for Roland Ward, original tan cloth, gilt title to upper board light rubbing to head and tail of spine, although the title page calls for a map it was never issued for the 2nd issue. A scarce Rowland Ward publication the book details the author's 9 months safari at a cost of £750.00. Hunting lion, buffalo, hippo, giraffe and variety of plains game. Czech 40

      [Bookseller: Hereward Books]
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        Mélanges biologiques : Livre dédié à Charles Richet à l'occasion du vingt-cinquième anniversaire de son professorat par ses amis, ses collègues, ses élèves

      Paris, Imprimerie de la Cour d'Appel 1912 - Petit in-4° broché, couverture rempliée, très nombreuses planches hors-texte, XIV-541 pages. Magnifique exemplaire en état somptueux. Nous ne pouvons citer ici tous les contributeurs, remarquons juste les interventions de Abelous, Albertoni, Arthus, Bardier : sur le mécanisme de l'anaphylaxie, Bardier, André Broca, Jean Camus, Chauveau, Raphael Dubois, G. Fano, Armand Gautier, P. Vn Grtzner, Hamburger, E. Gley, Paul Heger, Heymans, Kossel, Louis Landouzy, Langlois, Louis Lapicque, R. Lépine, Ugo Lombroso, Lussana, Jose Gomez Ocana : Vida de Cervantes, Pavloff, Sherrington, Ernest Solvay, Tigerstedt, Triboulet, Henry de Varigny, Max Verworn, E. Wertheimer, Fernand Widal, Gaston Bonnier, Charles Bouchard, Bourquelot, A. Chauffard, M. Doyon, A. Pinard . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Susan (In Original Box)

      New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. pictorial cream paper over boards, 1" marginal mended tear to one page, else fine; original box with matching design with light soil and small splits at joints. 26 leaves printed on one side including 12 delicate color plates corresponding with verses about Susan's actions, "Sneers, Smiles, Sniffs, etc..." A beautiful copy, rare in box.. First American Edition. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to.

      [Bookseller: E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA]
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        Sonkolyi Gergely/Délvirágok/A Varchoniták

      Franklin-Társulat, Budapest 1912 - Aranyozott kiadói egész vászonkötés [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Inventory of the Heirlooms under the Will of the late H.B. Batten, Esq. at Aldon Yeovil. [together with] Inventory and Contents [other than heirlooms].

      Yeovil: Wilson & Gray, estate agents and valuers, 1912. - 2 volumes. Oblong 4to. pp. 85, [1]: 96, [1]. Original morocco backed cloth, Very Good. Loosely inserted are 3 letters from Brig. General Vaughan addressed to Batten [2 Tls] and Mrs Batten [1, Als] regarding missing items from the Aldon inventory, the first two dated 1933. A detailed list of contents, the first 63 pages detailing Batten?s extensive library; a note stating 1840 volumes. Henry Butler Batten [1846 - 1912] was a solicitor, later Town Clerk for the town of Yeovil, one of the family of Battens, solicitors since the mid eighteenth century; the firm still exists in the town. He was well known for his substantial library with an emphasis on books and manuscripts of local interest. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        La marche à l'étoile

      Edition printed on Alfa paper.Binding half navy blue morocco, spine with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and sky blue contreplats, wrappers and back preserved and bound in (isolated back and slightly faded, stains on boards), gilded head, binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Signed autograph Albert in London The dispatch of Le Havre.Copy pleasantly established. Sansot & Cie Paris 1912 11,5x18,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      (Vienna): K.K. Hofbibliothek, (1912). 22; (126)pp. A facsimile of Viennese printer Ludwig Bonnoberger's famous prayer book of 1607, presented to a gathering of bibliophiles at the Imperial Court Library in September 1912. Bound in buff cloth with interwoven silver threads. All edges are gilt and gauffered, with two indented circles to each edge. The book is housed in a scooped out compartment at the back of a larger volume of twenty-two pages. This work, bound in olive-green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, discusses details of Bonnoberger's tiny prayer book and miniature books in general. Text in German. Facsimile volume very fine; larger volume with light rubbing to foot of spine, else fine. Bookplate of noted miniature-book collector Kathryn Rickard. (Welsh 546). (facsimile: 1 3/16 by 7/8; 30x21mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Ein Dokument zur Erinnerung an die schwere Zeit die am 13.2.1945 über Dresden kam. Reinhardsgrimma 24.9.1950. Mappe mit 10 Aquarellen und farbigen Zeichnungen mit Motiven des zerbombten Dresden. Motive: Dreikönigskirche i.d. Neustadt Der Altmarkt jetzt ein freier Platz Trümmer im Schlosshof Ausgebrannte Kirche Das zertrümmerte Palais der Gräfin Cosel Blick auf Dresden von der Neustadt nach dem Angriff Ein letztes Stück der Frauenkirche Blick vom Turm der Kreuzkirche nach d. Postplatz Die Sofienkirche Das berühmte Haus des Goldschmiedes Dinglinger.

      45,5 x 35 cm Leinen-Mappe, auf Innendeckel beschrieben, signiert und datiert. Richard Pusch (geb. 1912 Dresden, gest. 1997) lebte und arbeitete als freischaffender Künstler in Dresden und später nach der Zerstörung der Stadt in Reinhardtsgrimma (Osterzgebirge). Sein künstlerisches Hauptwerk sind expressive Aquarelle mit vorwiegend landschaftlichen Motiven. Diese Mappe ist eine Aufarbeitung der Eindrücke von der Zerstörung seiner Heimatstadt Dresden, in der Pusch durch die Bombardierung sein Atelier und den größten Teil seines Werkes verlor. Pusch fertigte unmittelbar im Februar 1945 Skizzen und setzte diese fünf Jahre später u.a. in diesen Bildzyklus um.Alle Blätter sind auf Karton montiert und außerhalb der Darstellung von Pusch signiert, datiert und bezeichnet.

      [Bookseller: Graphikantiquariat Koenitz]
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        GÜTER - ADRESSBUCH FÜR PROVINZ WESTPREUSSEN.- Verzeichnis sämtlicher Rittergüter, Güter und größeren Bauernhöfe der Provinz mit Angabe der Guts-Eigenschaft, des Grundsteuer-Reinertrages, der Gesamtfläche ... Angabe der Besitzer, Pächter und Verwalter, der Post-, Telegraphen- und Eisenbahnstationen ... einem alphabetischen Orts- und Personenregister, dem Handbuch der Königlichen Behörden. Nach amtlichen Quellen und auf Grund direkter Angaben bearbeitet von Ernst Seyfert.

      Leipzig (Reichenbach), 1912. 2. Aufl. Gr. 8°. XXX, 253 S. und 17 Blatt Werbung mit 1 farb. Landkarte im Maßstabe 1:1000000. ill. OLn. Rücken teilweise abgeplatzt, Karte mit sauberem Einschnitt, sonst sehr gut erhalten. = Band II. Von musealer Seltenheit und histrorischer Bedeutung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bebuquin]
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        Grundzüge einer Allgemeinen Theorie der Linearen Integralgleichungen.

      Leipzig & Berlin: B.G. Teubner, 1912. Inscribed to Edmund Landau. A fine copy of Hilbert's classical text with presentation to the eminent number theorist Edmund Landau. Handwritten presentation on front fly leaf: "S.l Kollegen Landau / zu. fr. Er. / aus dem Verf. / Göttingen den 26 Sept. 1912". This is the first book form of Hilbert's groundbreaking work on integral equations (originally published as six papers in the Göttinger Nachrichten, 1904-10) which lead to the development Hilbert spaces. An outstanding presentation from one master to another. 8vo (246 x 167 mm), pp. xxvi, 282, publishers full cloth. Some light wear to upper and lower capitals, else very fine and fresh. With previous owner's signature at top, above presentation (Robert Weinstock - Professor of mathematics at Stanford and author of a popular text book on the calculus of variations). Signed items by Hilbert are rare.

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        British Sports and Sportsmen

      British Sports and Sportsmen, 1912. Two volumes Large thick folio Profusely illustrated with photogravures and black and white photographs full red morocco ruled and lettered in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt Volume I on Hunting contains 20 articles on nearly every phase of hunting, mostly in Great Britian, plus articles on hunging in the colonies, altogether 643 pages. In addition there are lists of celebrities of the hunting field, an index to hunts, etc. More than 120 photogravures illustrate the volume, plus another 250 illustrations. Volume II is titled Big Game Hunting and Angling. It contains 593 pages, is indexed and has more than 80 full page photogravure plates, and also more than 250 illustrations in the text. This volume deals not only with the subject in England, but also extensively with big game hunting in Germany, Portuguese East Africa, Central Africa, Rhodesia, India, Ceylon, Java, Alaska, British Columbia and Sardinia and includes a chapter on "Fur Trapping in North America". Contributors to this section include such authorities as F. C. Selous, James Sutherland, J. Turner-Turner, C. Radcliffe, C. Phillips-Wooley, J. Stathan and others. Contributions to the section on fishing include Turner-Turner, F. G. Aflalo, R. B. Marston, Frederick Morgan, Cecil Braithwaite and others, on angling in England, salmon and trout fishing in New Zealand, Sporting Fish, salt water fishing for tarpon and other big game fish Some rubbing of edges and spine, slight wear of covers, else fine One of one thousand sets

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        Vie de Mélanie bergère de la Salette écrite par elle-même en 1900 - Son enfance (1831-1846)

      - Mercure de France, Paris 1912, 12x19cm, broché. - First Edition. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore pittore Georges Rouault: "Niente per la sua arte - Non c'è caricatura". Rinforzato indietro con alcune lacune riempite, un restaurato sulla pagina occhietto in cui figura l'invio di lacrimogeni. La nostra copia viene presentato in una confezione regalo completa marocchino nero, dorso liscio, piatti di carta marmorizzata e agnello interni. Rouault ha incontrato Léon Bloy nel 1904 attraverso una delle sue opere: "Mi hanno detto che il pittore Georges Rouault, allievo di Gustave Moreau, una passione per me. Dopo aver trovato il suo padrone "Poor Woman" ... questo libro ha morso il cuore, inguaribilmente ferito "(Journal of L. Bloy, 16 marzo 1904). Nasce così una duratura amicizia tra i due artisti. Tuttavia, quando nel 1905 Rouault esposto al Salon d'Automne "Real Poulot", basato sul romanzo di reazione di Bloy è violento: "... Questo artista è stato creduto capace sembra serafini di dipingere non concepire che i cartoni animati atroci e vendicatori. Infamia Bourgeois lavora in lui un orrore impatto violento che la sua arte sembra ferito mortalmente. Voleva fare i miei personaggi Poulot "povera donna". A qualsiasi prezzo che voglio questa illustrazione. Fu per questo che non vi è più tragico: due cittadini, maschi e femmine, completi: candido, pacifici, misericordiosi e saggi di mettere la feccia della paura costellazioni cavalli bocca. Ha fatto due assassini piccolo borgo. "Nessuno meglio di Raissa Maritain non sapeva descrivere un'amicizia complessa che unisce il giovane pittore e il vecchio scrittore, analizzando sia" la ragione di fondo per il loro dissenso ", citando una lettera Bloy Rouault 1907:" Voi siete attratti esclusivamente dal brutto. "Come loro" ammirazione ", spiega come" la fede viva di uno e l'altro, (...), elevazione e il rigore del loro artista coscienza Quante volte "." - Scritto it - negli anni che seguirono, non abbiamo noi visto Rouault in Bloy, in piedi, appoggiato al muro, un lieve sorriso sulle labbra chiuse, guardando in lontananza, volto apparentemente impassibile, ma un pallore che sarebbe accentuata quando la questione della pittura moderna è stata discussa. Rouault pallido, ma mantenuto attraverso un silenzio eroico. E ancora, nonostante l'opposizione decisa sullo stesso tema della sua arte, egli rimase fedele a Léon Bloy. Sembrava lui aveva lo stesso sguardo in accuse Bloy, che lo tormentava ciò che di più caro - non per sottoporli a una discussione, ma per metterli alla prova contro la forza dell'istinto che l' ha portato verso l'ignoto ed è stato superare ogni ostacolo. "(" All'alba di nuove amicizie "a New Polling ottobre 1941) Questo è lo stesso Léon Bloy, rispettoso ma fermamente critico della sua giovane amico, che egli dedica questo ritratto di un santo, questa bellezza elegia che non sarà mai in grado di percepire nell'opera di Rouault. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Léon Bloy au peintre Georges Rouault: "Rien pour son art - Il n'y a pas de caricature". Dos renforcé comportant quelques manques comblés, une déchirure restaurée sur la page de faux-titre où figure l'envoi. Notre exemplaire est présenté dans un coffret en plein maroquin noir, dos lisse, plats de papier marbré et intérieur en agneau. Rouault fait la connaissance de Léon Bloy en 1904 par l'intermédiaire d'une de ses oeuvres: « On m'apprend que le peintre Georges Rouault, élève de Gustave Moreau, s'est passionné pour moi. Ayant trouvé chez son maître "La Femme pauvre"..., ce livre l'a mordu au coeur, blessé incurablement » (Journal de L. Bloy, 16 mars 1904). Naît alors une indéfectible amitié entre les deux artistes. Cependant lorsqu'en 1905 Rouault expose au Salon d'Automne "Monsieur et Madame Poulot" inspiré du roman de Bloy, la réaction de celui-ci est violente: « ... Cet artiste qu'on croyait capable de peindre des séraphins, semble ne plus concevoir que d'atroces et vengeresses caricatures. L'infamie bourgeoise opère en lui une si violente répercussion d'horreur que son art paraît blessé à mort. Il a voulu faire mes Poulot personnages de "La Femme Pauvre". À aucun prix je ne veux de cette illustration. Il s'agissait de faire ce qu'il y a de plus tragique : deux bourgeois, mâle et femelle, complets : candides, pacifiques, miséricordieux et sages à mettre l'écume de la peur à la bouche des chevaux des constellations. Il a fait deux assassins de petite banlieue. » Nul mieux que Raïssa Maritain ne sut décrire l'amitié complexe qui unit le jeune peintre et le vieil écrivain, analysant à la fois "la raison profonde de leur dissentiment" en citant une lettre de Bloy à Rouault de 1907 : « Vous êtes attiré par le laid exclusivement. " comme leur "admiration" qu'elle explique par "la vive foi de l'un et de l'autre, (...) l'élévation et la rigueur de leur conscience d'artistes". "Combien de fois - écrit-elle - dans les années qui ont suivi, n'avons-nous pas vu Rouault chez Bloy, debout, appuyé contre le mur, un léger sourire sur ses lèvres closes, le regard au loin, le visage apparemment impassible, mais d'une pâleur qui allait s'accentuant lorsque la question de la peinture moderne était abordée. Rouault pâlissait, mais gardait jusqu'au bout un silence héroïque. Et toujours, malgré cette irréductible opposition sur la question même de son art, il est resté fidèle à Léon Bloy. On eût dit qu'il venait chercher chez Bloy les accusations mêmes qui tourmentaient en lui ce qu'il avait de plus cher, - non pour les soumettre à une discussion quelconque, mais pour éprouver contre elles la force de l'instinct qui l'entraînait vers l'inconnu et qui devait triompher de tout obstacle." ("A l'aube de nouvelles amitiés" in La Nouvelle Relève, octobre 1941)C'est le même Léon Bloy, respectueux mais immuablement critique à l'égard de son jeune ami, qui lui dédicace ce portrait d'une sainte, cette élégie de la beauté qu'il ne saura jamais percevoir dans l'oeuvre de Rouault.

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        L'âme de Napoléon

      First edition, a first issue copy numbered in the press; there were only 3 large paper copies on Japan and 27 on Hollande paper. Autograph inscription signed by Léon Bloy to a close friend "...ce livre d'un vieux pauvre pour agrandir les coeurs [...this book from a poor old man to make hearts a little bigger]."One small insignificant stain to head of upper cover, a very good copy. Mercure de France Paris 1912 12x19cm broché

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        La bohême et mon coeur

      - S.n., Paris 1912, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale del secondo libro dell'autore. Bound in mezzo marocchino rosso, colonna vertebrale lieve colorazione con cinque nervi decorati con scatole nere, Golden Data la coda un po testa po 'spaccata, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, copertine e dorsi conservati, testa dorata firmato vincolante Alix. autografo prezioso firmato da Francesco Carco: "Un omaggio a Charles Maurras vivida simpatia letteraria." La nostra copia ha due correzioni manoscritte pagine Francesco Carco 62 e 66. Nizza copia piacevolmente stabilito.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale du deuxième ouvrage de l'auteur. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge, dos légèrement décoloré à cinq nerfs orné de caissons noirs, date dorée en queue, un mors légèrement fendu en tête, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée d'Alix. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Francis Carco : "A Charles Maurras hommage de très vive sympathie littéraire." Notre exemplaire comporte deux corrections manuscrites de Francis Carco aux pages 62 et 66. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.  

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        The Prince and Betty.

      8vo. Original black cloth with two oval coloured portraits pasted on the upper cover, gold lettering on spine and upper cover; pp. [viii] + 300; illustrated title-page and 5 plates by Will Grefe; a very good, clean and bright copy with slipcase. First US edition which precedes the English edition of this title, which in any case is a substantially different story. McIlvaine A15a

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        Poupées de Paris. Bibelots de luxe.

      Paris, Librarie de la Collection des Dix A. Romagnol Editeur, 1912. Edizione di 300 copie, comprendente 40 incisioni originali di Lobel-Riche, una sulla prima pagina, una sull'ultima e 38 fuori testo. Stampato su carte vélin d'Arches. Copertina originale leggermente brunita ma in buone condizioni, all'interno le condizioni sono perfette. Edition of 300 copies including 40 original etchings by Lobel-Riche, one of which on first and last page and 38 out of text. Copy on vélin d'Arches. Original soft cover burnished but in good conditions, inside near perfect conditions.Edition tirée à 300 exemplaires et comprenant 40 gravures originales de Lobel-Riche, dont une en première page, une en dernière page et 38 illustrations hors textes. Impression sur papier vélin d'Arches. La couverture est originale, brunie mais cependant en très bonnes conditions. A l'intérieur du livre les conditions sont presque parfaites. Buone condizioni

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        Manuscript Album of Military Uniforms

      This is a beautiful and meticulously created Two Hundred Manuscript Album being a study of British Military Regimental Uniforms through the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. A large proportion of the album is made up of hand drawn and finely painted illustrations, with the remainder made up from old coloured engravings, many of which are hand coloured, the album is a large Elephant Folio format measuring over 18 inches tall, bound into a recent and very attractive half leather binding, the authorship of the album is not clear, but some of the paintings are dated and date to the 1913-1914 period with some a few years later, there is a correspondence letter loosely inserted in the album dated 13th January 1919 from a P. M. Reynolds of Nut Tree House, Bloxham, Near Banbury to an Irwin, on a matter to do with Military uniforms, One painting of a Grenadier is signed Revd. P. Sumner, or Summer. There are also a small amount of loose Photographs and other engravings that are loose and have not been put into the album. A fine manuscript early twentieth century album kept by an as yet unidentified Military Historian, who has painstakingly recorded the fine details of British regimental military uniforms through the 18th & 19th Centuries

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        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.

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        Morgengebet am Großglockner".

      Wien, Selbstverlag von Otto Barth, (um 1912). - Gerahmt. Rahmenmaß ca. 91 x 96 cm, Bildausschnitt ca. 59 x 65 cm.- Rahmen etwas beschabt und mit kleineren Mängeln. Vgl. ÖBL online und Fuchs 19. Jhdt. I, K 27.- Schöne Farblithographie seines bekannten Gemäldes "Morgengebet der Kalser Bergfuehrer auf dem Grossglockner" (1911, heute im Alpenverein-Museum), rechts unten mit eigenh. Signatur des Künstlers und Vermerk "Nr. 26".- Otto Barth (Wien 1876 - 1916) war akademischer Maler, Grafiker und Alpinist. "1892–96 studierte er an der Wiener Akademie der bildenden Künste bei Siegmund L’Allemand und Franz Rumpler. B.s künstlerisches Œuvre thematisiert fast ausschließlich das Alpine. Als Mitglied des elitären Österreichischen Alpenklubs sowie des Österreichischen Winter-Sport-Clubs schuf er sowohl für den Alpenverein als auch für die Naturfreunde, die gänzlich verschiedene ideologische Ausrichtungen hatten, Werke mit einschlägigen Motiven. Seine Bergbilder mit feinen Farbstimmungen, teils mit lichtdurchfluteten Szenerien, waren zwischen 1905 und 1911 in Wien auf den Ausstellungen im Künstlerhaus und im Hagenbund häufig vertreten; seine Kunstdrucke und Schulwandtafeln in Form von Originallithographien waren äußerst beliebt. Nach seinen Vorlagen entstanden 1909 auch drei Fliesenbilder für die neue Halle des Salzburger Hauptbahnhofs und 1910 ein großes Wandbild (Helenental mit Weilburg) für das Hotel Herzoghof in Baden. Auf dem Gebiet der Plakatkunst war er – gemeinsam mit Gustav Jahn – ein führender Vertreter des frühen malerischen Reiseplakats, vor allem für die Österreichischen Staatsbahnen" (ÖBL).- ACHTUNG: VERSAND ERFOLGT OHNE RAHMEN! A - NEUEINGÄNGE Februar 2017 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Handzettel: Weltpressestelle Berlin W9 Potsdamer Straße 134a Direktion: Herwarth Walden. Lesesaal. Verzeichnis der ausliegenden Zeitungen. Geöffnet täglich von 10 - 6 Uhr, sonntags von 11 - 2.

      [Berlin], [ohne Jahr; zwischen und ] 1912 - 22,6 x 15,4 cm, Einblattdruck. Verzeichnis der Zeitungen des Lesesaals. Erste Liste. Listet die Zeitungen aus Amerika, Dänemark, England, Frankreich, Italien, Niederlande, Norwegen, Rumänien, Russland Schweden, der Schweiz und Spanien auf. Mittig gefaltet. Selten. Ein Vergleichsexemplar ist für mich nicht nachweisbar. - Pirisch, Der Sturm, Eine Monographie (1985), siehe Seite 81f.: "Anfang des Jahres [1912] ziehen Verlag und Redaktion des Sturm von Berlin-Halensee, wo sie seit Gründung der Zeitschrift ansässig gewesen sind, in die Potsdamerstraße 18 um, Ende des Jahres weiter in die Potsdamerstraße 134a [.]" - Seite 76f.: "Im Frühjahr 1926 wird die Kunstausstellung zugunsten eines Zeitschriften-Lesesaales verkleinert, in dem - laut Selbstanzeigen in Sturm - 70 verschiedene internationale Zeitschiften aus den Breichen Kunst, Literatur und Musik ausgelegt sind [.]" - Seite 848, Abbildung XX: Sturm Weltpressestelle Berlin, Potsdamerstraße 134a im Jahr 1917.

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        des Sonderbundes Westdeutscher Kunstfreunde und Künstler zu Cöln 1912, in der Ausstellungs-Halle der Stadt Coeln am Aachener Tor, 25. Mai - 30. Sept. 9-7 Uhr. Illustrierter Katalog.

      Köln, gedruckt bei M. DuMont Schauberg, 1912 - 1 Faltplan, 104 Seiten, 65 schwarz-weiss Tafeln im Anhang, Bildteil, XXXVIII Seiten mit Anzeigen, bedruckter Original-Leinenband (etwas angestaubt, Rückenbeschriftung abgerieben), einige handschriftliche Anmerkungen bei den Arbeiten von van Gogh am Rande, ordentliches (!) Exemplar der selteneren Ganzleinenausgabe einer der wenigen bahnbrechenden "Jahrhundert-Kataloge" der Klassischen Moderne. Bolliger 1, 343 III; 9, 846. - Dok.-Bibl. II, 297; VI, 622 [kartonierte Ausgaben]. - Gordon I, p. 88; Ref. Kunst 2, 1910. - Perkins 18c. - Rifkind 250/1 (mit Abbildung). - Spalek 883. - Literatur: G. Aust, "Die Ausstellung des Sonderbundes 1912 in Köln" [1961 und Katalog 1962]. - Stationen der Moderne, Katalog, Seite 17: "Die erste umfangreiche Zusammenfassung der Moderne" (E. Roters). - Schaefer, Barbara (Hrsg.), 1912 - Mission Moderne. Die Jahrhundertschau des Sonderbundes, Wallraf Museum Köln, 2012 [Mit einer Rekonstruktion der Ausstellung]. - Vorwort von Richart Reiche. 1347 Werke von van Gogh (125 Arbeiten), Cézanne (26), Gauguin (25), Cross, Signac, Picasso (16), Alma, Amiet, Aufsesser, Bechtejeff, Benes, Bloch, Bolz, Bondy, Bonnard, Braque, Brühlmann, Camoin, Denis, Derain, Deusserm, van Dongen, Ehmcke, Engelmann, Erbslöh, Faistauer, Filla, de Fiori, Freundlich, Friesz, Gerstel, Giacometti, Gütersloh, Herbin, Herrmann, Hodler, Heckel, W. Heuser, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Kanoldt, Kirchner, Klee, Kokoschka, Kolig, Kubista, Laurencin, Lembruck, Levy, A. und H. Macke, Maillol, Manguin, Manolo, Marc, Marquet, Matisse, M. Melzer, Mense, P. Modersohn, Mogilewsky, Moillet, Mondrian, Morgner, Mueller, Munch, Nauen, Nolde, Ophey, Pascin, Pechstein, Purrmann, Richter-Berlin, Scharff, Schelhout, Schiele, Schmidt-Rottluff, Schmurr, Schneider, Simons, Tappert, Thorn-Prikker, Vlaminck, Vuillard, Waetjen, Weisgerber, E. R. Weiß u. a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Voiture Th. Schneider, 1912 gagne à Dieppe Dinant et à la Sarthe vitesse et régularité / Magneto Bosch Corburateur Claudel Roues Riley

      Mabileau & Co, Paris 1912 - Hand-coloured pochoir print. Very good condition. Theophile Schneider, formerly of the Rochet/Schneider Company, began building his own cars in 1910. This car, a 2.8 litre 4 cylinder model, had an unusual radiator placement, on the dashboard. All pre-1914 Schneiders were built in this way. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various, mostly hurried events in the early history of motorized transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Airplanes. Clearly an enthusiast himself, Ernest Montaut produced his first motoring prints in the mid-1890s, and by 1897, his drawings depicted many races in France. Montaut's work was extremely well received in the Paris of his day and was shown in the fashionable shops of the Rue de l'Opera and Rue de la Paix, as well as in the better galleries. Marguerite Montaut, Ernest's wife, joined him in his work producing not only racing prints but also developing a fine series of aviation prints commemorating such events as the first flights on the early European mail routes. While Marguerite Montaut's works were occasionally signed "M. Montaut", she also used the name "Gamy", an anagram for Magy. The Gamy-Montaut prints were all produced by the pochoir process in which the outlines for each image were drawn onto lithographic stones and printed. Using these uncoloured prints as a template, elaborate stencils were cut for each colour. Water-colour was then brushed onto the image through the stencil. The colouring process was quite complex, with each print taking several days to produce. It was also quite labour intensive, and the studio of Gamy-Montaut therefore employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Color Standards and Color Nomenclature

      Self published, 1912, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition. Contains all 53 colored plates with original painted color samples (1115 named colors). Boards show some scuffs, with corners slightlly bumped and worn. Tight binding. Interior is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52544.

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        Aesop's Fables.

      4to. Sometime finely and exquisitely bound in full green oasis morocco, gilt extra, with 5 raised bands to spine, decorated in gilt in compartments with animal head centres, 2 gilt panels to boards including one with scalloped corners set with animal motifs in gilt, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt dentelles and Cockerell marbled endpapers, by Bayntun Rivière, Bath; pp. [iv], v-xxix + 223 + [i]; with 13 fine coloured plates mounted-at-large on heavier brown stock with captioned guards and 53 line drawings (19 of which are full-page); a beautiful copy with just a suggestion of fading to spine and one tiny black spot to upper board, internally fresh with all plates fine, and just the usual offset toning from brown stock to adjacent text pages. First edition de luxe, limited to only 1,450 numbered copies, signed by Arthur Rackham, with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton. A comprehensive collection of 284 individual fables.

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        The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

      London: The Times Book Club, 1912. Leather_bound. Fine. London: The Times Book Club, 1912. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Octavo. The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by Willam Milligan Sloane, revised with preface to the library edition,and enlarged with portraits, Bound in three quarter blue morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt decorations of bees, falcon, and Napoleon insignia wreath, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper, portrait frontispiece.

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        Mein Quick. Hundeporträt, liegend nach links.

      - Radierung, 1912, auf cremefarbenem, dünnem Japan-Bütten, signiert. 33:52,5 cm. Sehr guter Abdruck, tadellos und vollrandig. Literatur: Günther 67. Richard Müller war Schüler der Dresdener Akademie unter L. Pohle (1841-1908). Die Begegnung mit M. Klinger (1857-1920) 1895 wurde für seine künstlerische Entwicklung und Laufbahn bestimmend. 1896 erhielt er den Rompreis, seit 1900 war er Professor der Radierklasse an der Dresdener Akademie, wo er bis 1935 – zuletzt als Rektor – lehrte. 1914/15 leistete er Kriegsdienst, seitdem war er ununterbrochen in Dresden tätig. – Richard Müller war ein Meister der Tierdarstellung!

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        History of the Hoppers.

      London: W & R Chambers, circa, 1912. Quarto, colour plates and illustrations in the text, early ownership inscription on front free endpaper; a good copy in the original illustrated boards. First edition of this justly famous children's book with anthropomorphised kangaroo characters - 'perhaps the best known story entirely devoted to the kangaroo' (Robert Holden, The Mint Exhibition, 1985).A justly famous children's book following a family of anthropomorphised kangaroo characters - 'perhaps the best known story entirely devoted to the kangaroo' (Robert Holden, The Mint Exhibition, 1985).The book is illustrated with 12 delightful full page sepia lithographs as well as many textual illustrations. Set in Australia amongst a number of adorable native animals including a koala and an emu, the wonderful illustrations capture the Hopper family's many adventures as they run their general store.It has recently been shown the authors of this book were sisters Bessie and Nancy. The Parkers produced a number of picture books including Arctic Orphans, Lays of the Greys, and Cinderella at the Zoo, all with anthropomorphised animals. Rebacked in cloth, inner hinges reinforced, two marginal stains caused by tape, some edgewear.

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        Die Hochdruckmassage und der variköse Symptomenkomplex. - Künstliche Zirkulation. - Dauermassagen (pp.107-120, 6 Abb.).

      - Dtsch. Z. Chir., 118. - Der Luftkompresor im Krankenhaus, 3.Teil. - Leipzig, F.C.W.Vogel, 1912, 8°, V, 598 pp., 128 Abb., 1 Taf., Halbledereinband d.Zt. Erstdruck! - Die rhytmische Kompression und Dauermassage mittels Hochdruckmassage; Apparate für die Hochdruckmassage; Technik der Anwendung der Hochdruckmassage; physiologiasche Wirkungen auf das Ulcus cruris und die Varicen - werden in Wort und Bild von Franz Kuhn (1866-1929) dargestellt. - "Namentlich sind mittels unserer Luftdruckmassage Dauermassagen, d.h. über viele Stunden, selbst Tage sich erstreckende Dauerkuren möglich. Es ist unschwer, durch das kleine regulierbare Maschinenwerk den Zutritt und Abfluß der gepreßten Luft zu einem kontinuierlich weiterlaufenden, ununterbrochenen Vorgang zu machen." - Der von der Firma Cloth, Köln Nippes hergestellte universal anzuwendende Apparat war ein mufförmiges, hohlzylinderartiges Gebilde aus luftdichtem, starkem Stoff, von verschiedener Länge, und einer Weite, daß der betreffende Körpertheil, hier z.B. die Wade oder das ganze Bein bequem in das Innenblatt der Doppelwandlung gesteckt werden konnte, insbesondere der "Massierdoppelstiefel" erinnert an die heutigen Apparate. - Beigelegt dieser Arbeit ist ein weiterer Band (DZC 104) "Der Luftkompressor im Krankenhaus (pp.335-345, 6 Abb. (1910) zeigt die von Kuhn im Elisabeth-Krankenhaus zu Kassel verwendeten transportablen Kompressoren-Modelle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Son of the Sun

      Doubleday, Page & Co 1912 Garden City - [i-viii], [1-2], [3]-333 pages with frontispiece and three other black and white illustrations. Small Octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2"). Illustrated by A O Fischer and C W Ashley. Bound in original publisher's steel-blue cloth with light blue lettering to cover and spine, cover illustrated embossed ship with white sales and orange trim, surrounded by gray clouds.Signed processed check drawn on The Merchants National Bank of San Francisco, dated 1909 to Frank E Davis Fish Company for $37.55 in London's hand laid in. [BAL 11937] [Sissons & Martens 63] First edition, First issue. This volume, like Smoke Bellew, is divided into chapters, possibly explaining why it has been variously characterized as "a Polynesian novel," "a Melanesian novel," and "a collection of short stories. Condition: Shelf wear, corners bumped, spine ends and corners moderately rubbed, lightly soiled. A very good copy lacking dust jacket. Check in very good condition with perforated cancellation to check. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Entstehung der Kontinente

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

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        Four rare offprints, including one presentation copy, by PAVLOV from the Norman library.

      1912. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. I. Inhibition interne en tant que fonction des deux hemispheres. Offprint from: Livre jubilaire du Professeur Cli. Richet (1912). [Paris: L. Maretheux (1912)]. 8vo (273 x 188 mm). 6 leaves, [1] 2-10, [2] pp., last leaf blank. Original plain wrappers. Presentation inscription from the author on front wrapper "Mit besten Grüssen"; ink shelfmark on first leaf. Some browning, small edge defects, creased from folding, otherwise fine. II. Die besondere Labilität der inneren Hemmung bedingter Reflexe. Offprint from: Berliner klinische Wochenschrift (1914), 11. Berlin: August Hirschwald, [1914]. 8vo (211 x 138 mm). 2 leaves, [1] 2-4 pp. Original tan printed wrappers. Ink shelfmark on front wrapper. III. "Innere Hemmung" der bedingten Reflexe und der Schlaf - ein und derselbe Prozess. Offprint from: Skandinavisches Archiv für Physiologie, 44 (1923). Berlin & Leipzig: Walter de Gruyter, 1923. 8vo (224 x 148 mm). 9 leaves, [2] 43-58 pp. Original printed self-wrappers. Ink shelfmark on front wrapper. IV. Die Charakteristik der Rindenmasse der Grosshirnhemisphären, vom Standpunkte der Erregbarkeitsveränderungen ihrer einzelnen Punkte. Offprint from: Schweizer Archiv für Neurologie und Psychiatrie 13 (1923). Zürich: Orrell Füssli, 1923. 8vo (246 x 173 mm). 5 leaves, 567-576 pp. Original white printed wrappers. Ink shelf mark on front wrapper. Provenance: all four prints from the library of Rudolph Magnus (with his name stamps on front wrappers) and the Pharmacologisch Instituut, Rijks Universiteit Utrecht (with stamps on front wrappers). All four offprints housed in a brown cloth backed custom folder with ex-libris of H F. Norman M D on inner cover. ----Norman 1668, 1669, 1670, 1672 (these copies). FIRST EDITION, offprint issues. Rudolf Magnus (1873-1927) was a German physiologist who is best known for his studies of physiology of posture (see Garrison-M. 661 and 663.1). Pavlov received the 1904 Nobel Prize in physiology / medicine for his studies of the physiology of digestion, which revealed the part that the nervous system plays in controlling digestive secretions. Most of Pavlov's later scientific career was devoted to the physiology of the brain and of higher nervous activity. "In conducting his researches, Pavlov introduced the method of long-term or continuous experimentation, which - in contrast with traditional vivisectional methods - allowed him to study the operation of physiological processes in healthy animals under normal conditions over extended periods of time. His investigations of the nervous system's role in digestion led him to explore the phenomenon of "psychic" stimulation; i.e., salivary secretion prompted by the sight or smell of food rather than by direct contact. In Pavlov's hands this became a powerful tool for investigating the functions of the cerebral cortex and the physiology of behavior. The most famous outcome of his researches is, of course, the artificial conditioned reflex, in which physiological processes such as salivation are arbitrarily associated with stimuli such as the ringing of a bell." (Magill, The Nobel Prize Winners: Physiology or Medicine, pp 61-68). Very Good.

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        Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst. Neue Folge Beiblätter u. Beil.: Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst: Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst; Beiblätter u. Beil.: Kunstchronik; Beiblätter u. Beil.: Kunstchronik und Kunstliteratur; Beiblätter u. Beil.: Kunstchronik und Kunstmarkt; Beiblätter u. Beil.: Kunstgewerbeblatt

      Leipzig : Seemann, 1912 - IV, 312 S., 33 cm Zustand: Lederrücken- und Ecken, Bezugspapier in Lederoptik, Einband deutliche beschabt, Bindung fest, Papier teils leicht altersfleckig, gebräunt --- Inhalt: Mit Originalradierungen /-lithos von Joseph Uhl, Ferdinand Hodler (Gravüre), Jennny von Bary-coussin (Gravüre), Marcus Behmer, Wilhelm Gallhof, Walter Zeising, Walter Kühne, Hans Meid, Rudolf Großmann, Ferdinand Steiniger, Bruno Heroux (2 OLithographien), Peter Halm (Radierung eines Gemäldes), Hubert Wilm 2x, Hermann Struck, Hermann Hirzel, Wilhelm Wieger (OLithographie), Giovanni Bellini (Gravüre), Max Roeder M5-1#Elisabeth*** Hinweise: Eine ordentliche Rechnung liegt der Sendung in jedem Fall bei. ** Paypal: der Bezahl-Link kommt spätestens abends per Mail, Versand auf Rechnung ist nur bei institutionellen Kunden möglich*** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2300 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      first edition on the current paper.Publishers'binding with full cream canvas, dumb smooth spine label and glued a picture on the first full flat of his clasp and his band.Iconography, a newspaper clipping and a postcard of Millet's Angelus joined.Nice copy. Société des amis des livres Paris 1912 21x29,5cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        The Arabian Nights

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd,, 1912. Octavo, (244 x 180 mm). Contemporary green crushed half morocco by Bayntun, titles and decoration to spine gilt in compartments, raised gilt bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, original cloth backstrip and sides bound in at rear. Colour frontispiece, 18 colour plates, all pasted on brown card with captioned tissue guards, with black and white illustrations to text. Spine toned, light bumps and rubbing to tips, an excellent copy. First René Bull edition, first impression. Only six copies are listed world-wide on OCLC, with three sales listed at auction. A handsomely bound copy of this finely illustrated book.

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