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        D. Y. CAMERON. AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF HIS ETCHED WORK. With introductory essay & descriptive notes on each plate by Frank Rinder.

      LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (10.6 x 8 inches). One of 200 copies, from a total edition of 700 for England and America, on hand made paper and with the plates printed as proofs on Japanese Vellum. Each of these 200 special copies has an original print of the etching "The Lion and the Unicorn" , signed by Cameron, as the frontis and is numbered and initialed by the publishers. The etching was not issued separately. Illustrated throughout with 434 etchings, each with the original measurements, date of the plate, number printed and other general notes by Frank Rinder. Some occasasional light offsetting from the plates to the text pages opposite but generally it is faint where it occurs. Endpapers a bit browned but overall a very good clean and tidy copy in the publishers original delux binding of beige cloth on the boards with a white vellum spine, lettered and ruled in gilt. A few minor spots to the vellum but it is still clean and white and the gilt still bright and vibrant. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A very good copy of this beautifully illustrated and well produced book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Billy Popgun

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1912 - A bright, well-preserved copy of the 1912 stated 1st edition. #25 OF 350 COPIES ISSUED IN THE LIMITATION. Tight and Near Fine in its vellum-backed, gilt-lettered boards, with just a touch of light soiling along the spine and very minor wear to the lower tips. Quarto, 8 beautiful full-color tipped-in plates by the author himself. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Les cinq points - le dessin instructif pour les petits et les grands

      Ollendorff 1912,petit in folio oblong a l'italienne,couverture illustrée couleur,collée sur le premier plat [6] p., 50 planches ht a double figures,la planche 50 dessin complet colorié (scene tauromachique),complet des calques superposés avec indication a detacher,5 calques non detachés + 7 calques detachés,volants avec plis ; 26 x 34 cm.Bon etat,tres rare pas a la BNF conforme au descriptif du World catalogue:Éditeur : Paris [France] : Librairie Ollendorff, 50, Chaussée d' Antin,1912 Author's name before title. Illustrated t.p. Illustrated, colored lining papers. Preface by Achille Segard.Description : [6] p., 50 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 34 cm.

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Komar]
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        The Thousand and One Nights Commonly Called the Arabian Nights' Entertainments

      London: Chatto & Windus 1912 - Three volumes (complete), bound in three-quarter morocco lettered in gilt; raised bands, ornate gilt spine designs; top edges gilt. New impression of the 1859 first edition by Arabic scholar Lane, with stunning William Harvey illustrations. A gorgeous set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        The making of a great Canadian railway; the story of the search for and discovery of the search for and discovery of the route, and the constru ction of the nearly completed Grand trunk Pacific railway from the Atlantic to the Pacific, with some account of the hardships and stirring adventures of its constructors in unexplored country

      London : Seeley, Service & co. limited, 1912. Hardcover. Acceptable. Ex-Library hardcover no dj (red boards) with all the usual markings, possible attachments, and library wear. Very rough condition. Quite worn. Loose pages.

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        Catalogue of a collection of ancient Rings formed by the late E. GUILHOU.

      S.N. Paris 1912 Grand in-8 ( 285 X 190 mm ) de VII-194 pages, broché sous couverture rempliée. 24 planches hors-texte sous serpentes décrivant 1636 bagues. EDITION ORIGINALE, 1 des 200 exemplaires numérotés et non mis dans le commerce ( N°8 ). Numéro d'ordre au dos, bel exemplaire, très rare. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

      [Bookseller: Librairie Tiré à Part]
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        XX DESSINS.

      1912Paris, Société Générale d'Impression, 31 août 1912. Petit in-folio (257 X 331) chemise vélin ivoire de l'éditeur à rabats, auteur et titre imprimés, petit motif illustré en noir dans les angles supérieurs du premier plat, dessin figurant un masque africain dans la partie inférieure, petite marque en noir au centre du second plat; (3) ff. de justification de tirage et avant-propos, 20 planches (240 X 316), (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. Lacets de fermeture manquants, deux des rabats de la chemise sont détachés. PREMIÈRE ET UNIQUE ÉDITION de cette SUITE DE DESSINS d'Amadeo de SOUSA CARDOSO (1887-1918). Elle est composée de 20 PLANCHES de gravures sur bois originales en noir et blanc. Tirage limité à 530 EXEMPLAIRES, tous imprimés sur papier impérial du JAPON, dont 30 numérotés à la main et signés par l'auteur. Notre exemplaire n'est pas justifié. Malgré le tirage annoncé, ce recueil de planches est TRÈS RARE. En guise d'avant-propos, très beau texte de Jacques Doucet qui évoque ainsi les dessins de Cardoso: «Extrêmement neufs, même après la surprise du cubisme, d'une intensité de noir et blanc que seul Aubrey Beardsley rarement atteignit, d'un exotisme d'Eden, que Gauguin ne surpassa jamais, ils sont empoignants et marquent une individualité». Amadeo de SOUSA CARDOSO (1887-1918), artiste portugais dont l'oeuvre se situe à la croisée de tous les courants artistiques du XXe siècle, impressionnisme, expressionnisme, cubisme et futurisme, fut un ami proche d'Amedeo Modigliani, Constantin Brancusi, Alexander Archipenko, Juan Gris et Robert Delaunay. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, au corps d'ouvrage en parfait état. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1912 - 1912 Original Hardback Wisden.

      Hi, Here we have a rare 1912 Original Hardback Wisden, in good to Very Good Condition. The 17th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to both the front and spine. The boards are good, odd mark but still nice. The hinges are weak but far from broken, just not springy, nice and clean inside and a great photoplate. Minimal foxing. No restoration.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        THE LIFE OF CESARE BORGIA [inscribed]

      1912. [inscribed by Sabatini] A History and Some Criticisms. With a Coloured Frontispiece and Sixteen Other Illustrations in Half-tone. London: Stanley Paul & Co., n.d.[1912]. 32 pp ads, undated (but with this title listed second in the list of new announcements, and with 1910 and 1911 cited elsewhere). Original black cloth lettered in gilt, with dust jacket. First Edition of this very early historical work by Sabatini, about a decade before he hit it big with "swashbuckling" tales such as SCARAMOUCHE and CAPTAIN BLOOD. Born of an Italian father and an English mother, and educated in Portugal and Switzerland, Sabatini (1875-1950) was fluent in five languages by the time he was eighteen; he would soon have a position in the Intelligence Department of the War Office during the Great War.~The Sabatini website cites a 48-page ad catalogue, but we think it is quite possible that this catalogue may precede: the only dates appearing in this catalogue are 1910 and 1911, and the inscription (below) is dated January 1912 (the month of publication). This is a near-fine copy, the only real flaw being some small holes in the cloth at the joints (one fore-corner also shows some wear); included is the 1912 dust jacket (red printed in black), in good-to-very good condition (a large chip at the bottom of the front panel, other minor edge-wear but nothing affecting print, spine slightly faded).~THIS IS AN INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY, with the author's ink inscription on the title verso "To Herbert Jarman from Rafael Sabatini London 17 Jany 1912". Jarman was an actor and occasional assistant producer on the London stage -- for example, not long before this inscription, Jarman had starred as Louis XIII in the 1911 stage production of "Bardelys the Magnificent," adapted by Sabatini and Henry Hamilton from Sabatini's 1906 novel of the same title (our thanks to Sabatini biographer Ruth Heredia for this information). This early Sabatini title is scarce; in dust jacket it is very scarce; and inscribed it is extremely scarce.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Georgius Agricola : De Re Metallica, Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations and Appendices Upon the Development of Mining Methods, Metallurgical Processes, Geology, Mineralogy & Mining Law from the Earliest Times to the 16th Century

      London: The Mining Magazine, 1912. Book. Very Good. Vellum. First Edition. Oversize vellum hardcover with black title, etc., on spine; 641 pages; b&w illustrations. Custom-made slipcase : red leather spine with gold lettering and five raised bands; sides, top, and bottom are red cloth; there is a red cloth-covered hard cover that folds over the book before it is placed into the slipcase. The book is in very good condition : several scratches on back board; slight foxing/spotting to endpapers; front inner hinge is cracked but holding well; the number 00456 stamped on title page. Slipcase in very good plus or better condition. Not available for international shipping .

      [Bookseller: The Old Sage Bookshop]
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        Modes et Manières d'aujourd'hui : 5 plaques de zinc, pour 9 des 12 compositions de Georges Lepape (1912)

      Corrard Pierre 1912 - EXCEPTIONNEL & SANS ÉQUIVALENT ! EXCEPTIONAL AND UNPRECEDENTED ! "Modes et manières d'aujourd'hui" est la publication du meilleur de la mode du début du XXe siècle, par les artistes l'ayant faite, au plus haut de leur art. Le projet est porté par Pierre Corrard, écrivain et éditeur de grand talent. Afin d'accompagner la révolution artistique et vestimentaire des années folles, il publie, en 1912, une première chemise, avec des illustrations de Georges Lepape. Devant l'accueil fait à cette première publication, il décide, chaque année, de proposer une chemise identique, avec des auteurs et des artistes différents. Nous proposons ici certaines des plaques de zinc ayant servi à imprimer les compositions de Georges Lepape pour la toute première chemise de la série. Ces 5 plaques ont permis de reproduire 9 des 12 gravures réalisées par Georges Lepape (4 présentent deux illustrations, et 1 en présente une seule), à savoir : une plaque pour les planches I (La Toilette) et III (Les papillons), une pour les planches II (L'Entr'acte) et V (Les Coussins), une pour les planches VI (Le Verger) et XII (Travesti), une pour les planches VII (Le Festin) et VIII (Les Hermines), et enfin une pour la planche IV (La Balançoire). La provenance de cet ensemble est exceptionnelle : il provient directement de la famille Corrard. Nous joignons à ces planches, qui plus est, un bon de commande à l'entête de "Modes et manières d'aujourd'hui", vierge, ainsi qu'une carte à l'entête des "Collections Pierre Corrard", vierge également. Modes et manières d'aujourd'hui Lepape Georges

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        Trees bending - ORIGINAL PAINTING BY "THE DANISH GIRL"

      - Trees bending. Signed E. Wegener 1912. Sketch on the reverse. Oil on wood plate. 22 x 27 cm.  Provenance: Directly from the artist and hence by descend in the family of the present owner.A rare original work by the Danish artist, a transgender woman who was one of the first identifiable recipients of sex reassignment surgery. Elbe was born Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener and was a successful painter under that name. She also presented as Lili (sometimes spelled Lily) and was publicly introduced as Einar's sister. After successfully transitioning in 1930, she made a legal name change to Lili Ilse Elvenes and stopped painting altogether. She died from complications of one of her sex reassignment surgeries.  Her autobiography, Man into Woman, was posthumously published in 1933 and in 2000, David Ebershoff wrote The Danish Girl, a fictionalized account of the life of Lili Elbe, which was an international bestseller and was translated into a dozen languages. In 2015 it was made into a successful film, also called The Danish Girl, produced by Gail Mutrux and Neil LaBute and starring Eddie Redmayne as Elbe. 

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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        Giurisprudenza Italiana. Raccolta generale, periodica e critica di giurisprudenza, legislazione e dottrina in materia civile , commerciale, penale, amministrativa e di diritto pubblico. Con supplemento legislativo e repertorio generale di giurisprudenza. = Poi : Giurisprudenza Italiana e La legge riunite. Raccolta generale di giurisprudenza, dottrina e legislazione. Unito a : Supplemento legislativo. Unito a: Massimario della Giurisprudenza Italiana.

      Torino, UTET, 1912/1957, raccolta di sessantacinque volumi in-4¡ rilegati in mezza tela (gli anni 1912/1942 sono in mezza tela nera, i seguenti in mezza tela verde) tutti in buono stato di conservazione e con titoli dorati ai dorsi = Supplemento: Idem, 1912, 1914, 1916, tre volumi rilegati in mezza tela nera. = Massimario: Idem, 1951/1968, sedici volumi in-4¡ rilegati in mezza tela verde (mancano i volumi relativi gli anni 1965 e 1967). In totale 84 volumi.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Masch. Brief mit U. Wien, 30. XII. 1912.

      1912. 1 S. Folio. An die Feministin und Sexualreformerin Grete Meisel-Hess (1879-1922) mit dem Rat, doch den Nachtzug nach Wien zu nehmen: "Ich möchte gerne am 29. vor dem Vortrag ein paar Leute bei mir um Sie versammeln. Dann machen Sie sich auch ein ganz falsches Bild von dem Logenvortrag, bei dem höchstens 100 bis 150 Personen anwesend sind, weil, wie Sie als Gattin eines Freimaurers wissen sollten, nur Logenangehörige dem Vortrag beiwohnen können. Die von Ihnen bezeichneten Personen können daher nicht teilnehmen, auch Ihre Mutter nicht [...]". Mit Notiz am rechten unteren Rand: "Komme am 29. morgens an".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        The Soul of Man

      London: Arthur L. Humphreys,, 1912. With a preface by Robert Ross. Octavo. Original blue boards, printed paper label to front cover. With the dust jacket. Minor wear to foot of spine, light foxing to edge of text block. An excellent copy in the jacket with faded spine, shallow chip to foot of rear panel, spine and front flap partly split at fold. First edition thus, with the preface by Ross. The Soul of Man was first published separately in 1907, without the preface; it was originally published in Fortnightly Review in February 1891.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La bohème et mon coeur

      Paris, 1912. 80 pp broché, couverture imprimée 1912, 1912, in-8, 80 pp, broché, couverture imprimée, Édition originale du premier recueil de poèmes de Francis Carco, édité a compte d'auteur et tiré à petit nombre sur papier bouffant. Ces poèmes furent par la suite, maintes fois réédités et illustrés. Notre exemplaire en très bel état est agrémenté d'un envoi signé de l'auteur en page de garde "A Paul Sentenac bien cordialement F. Carco. 4 rue du lycée. Nice" Deux corrections autographes de Carco en page 62 et 66. Rare

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        [Roycroft Press- Fine Binding] American Bible

      East Aurora: The Roycrofters, 1912. First edition. Quarto. 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Original superb full brown crushed morocco with bold gilt-stamped lettering and designs on front cover and spine, dentelles with single rule by Roycroft binders, probably Frederick Kranz. Full-page double spread title page with elaborate border designs in orange and black, initial designs throughout in orange, by Dard Hunter. Printed on Strathmore paper, top edges gilt, others uncut. A fine copy of one of the scarcest, if not the scarcest deluxe Roycroft binding design for this title. In the original or contemporary two-part tan cardboard box which is heavily taped and crudely mended.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Sydpolen. Den norske sydpolsfærd med Fram. 1910-1912. Med portrætter, illustrationer og karter. I-II.

      Kra. 1912. Leks8vo. Originale blå helshirtingbind med påklebede vignetter på fordeklene. (10), 528 ; (8), 424 s. Rikt illustrert. Med foldekarter. Flagget i farver. Ex libris. Et meget pent sett.

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        CAMERA WORK ISSUE NUMBER XXXVII

      NY: Camera Work, 1912. First edition. Hill, David Octavius. 4to., 48 pp., 9 hand-pulled photogravures, (12) pp. adverts. The printed wrappers show some staining and are edge-chipped. Very good. These nine photogravures by David Octavius Hill were printed from his paper negatives by J. Craig Annan. Titles include: Handyside Ritchie and Wm. Henning, Lady in Black, Lady in Flowered Dress, Girl in Straw Hat.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Domestic Architecture

      Lewis Colt Albro and Harrie T. Lindeberg. Hardcover. New York, 1912. Small folio, green cloth, unpaginated. With 85 photographs. Printed for Private Distribution by Albrow and Lindeberg. Illustrated with photographs of the firm's work. High quality plates by Walker Engraving Co. Printed at the University Press, Cambridge. A quite well preserved copy. Contents fine, some shelfwear to boards. Cloth frayed at head of spine and lower corners. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. OCLC 4049439 . Very Good.

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        Ceremonial Dels Magnífichs Consellers y Regiment De La Ciutat De Barcelona

      Henrich, Barcelona 1912 - 345 - 354 - 341 - 340 y 342pp. Todo en papel de hilo. Buena encuadernación a media piel y tela. Lomeras con nervios y florones. Muy buena reedición de este célebre manuscrito, conservado en el Archivo Municipal de Barcelona, que fue costeada por el mismo Ayuntamiento. Comprende las disposiciones y privilegios del s. XVI que constituyeron su derecho administrativo y prácticas usuales. Size: 5 Vols. En 4º [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        L'Eroica. Rassegna d'ogni poesia. Diretta da Ettore Cozzani e Franco Oliva.

      La Spezia, (1912), Anno II, volume II, fascicoli I (marzo), II, III-IV-V, VI. Annata completa. Sei numeri in quattro fascicoli in eccellente stato di conservazione, ciascuno con copertina xilografica, pp. 248 con xilografie e incisioni originali di Gino Barbieri, E. Mantelli, C. Luperini, Giovanni Guerrini, Francesco Nonni, G. Nincheri, C. Turina, Glauco CAmbon, ) Mancano cinque (di 6) tavole fuori testo nel fascicolo I. Eccezionale ensemble difficile a reperirsi, raro. I quattro:

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        5 autograph lettercards signed with her initial ("A" or "AF"). Mostly n. p. and n. d.; one dated 29 Aug. 1912.

      1912. 12mo. Altogether 10 pp. on 5 ff. 12mo. An excellent, rare series of five autograph lettercards signed, all written on both sides of her attractive printed correspondence cards and featuring her name in Russian beneath an embossed crown and printed in either blue, gold or black. All to Queen Mary ("Dearest Mary", "Dearest Princess"), the Queen consort of Alexandra's first cousin, King George V. Each of the cards is written in English by the Empress in bold pencil (one in blue indelible pencil). - "Please come tomorrow to me at 5 o'clock [...] My head is better, but not my heart nor my forces but God gives necessary strength I trust". - "Please let Maria Pery know that I should [...] like to hear her play this evening at 9". - "Please kindly compose answers to these two telegrams for me to sign. Do let [...] Sonia try to write them with your help, as later I shall have to ask [...] + and they will find it difficult". - "Please kindly read this through & tell me if you think I can take my Cousin to-night to the theatre. If you can bring it back at 11 I shall be home & glad to see you". - "Am most happy to know you safely arrived. Tenderest love. Are dining at [...] otherwise should have peeped into your room. Sleep well. Am well tho tired after journey & emotion".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Les Erinnyes.

      1912Paris. Société des Amis du livre moderne. 1912. 1 volume in-4, plein maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, se prolongeant en filets à froid sur les plats, tranches dorées, triple filets dorés en encadrement intérieur, fleurons d'angle, couvertures et dos conservés. Reliure signée Ch. Meunier. Tirage à 150 exemplaires sur Japon, celui-ci est 1 des 125 réservés aux membres de la Société, spécialement imprimé pour Monsieur Félix-Morel Kahn. Illustrations en couleurs d'Auguste Leroux, en bandeaux à chaque page, et en 3 planches hors texte, sur papier vélin, montées sur onglet. Ouvrage enrichi de 2 petites aquarelles, projets pour la couverture et d'un dessin original représentant Zeus, inspirant le bandeau de la page 37. A la fin de l'ouvrage, 4 états de décomposition du bandeau de la page 77. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement relié par Charles Meunier.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre Prévost]
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        The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.

      New York: Macmillan, 1912. hardcover. near fine. Now First Put Into Modern English by John S.P. Tatlock and Percy MacKaye. 32 color plates with lettered tissue guards. Thick 4to, 3/4 maroon morocco, decorative boards. New York: Macmillan, 1912. Near Fine. The Modern Reader's Chaucer

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        "La plisseuse".

      1912 1Dessin original à l'encre, pour le Sourire, n°22, 30 mai 1912, signé en haut à gauche, 25x17.5cm. Dessin légendé "Monsieur : Savez-vous plisser ? Mademoiselle : Cette question ! Depuis mon plus jeune âge".

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        PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Trade edition of the "New Edition. An exceptionally fine copy in original and rare dust jacket with minor edge chipping (not price-clipped). Offsetting to flyleaves. Trade edition of the "New Edition" Large quarto. viii, 126. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 50 tipped-in color plates and 12 black and white illustrations-including new color frontispiece and 7 full page black and white illustrations not in the 1906 edition. Bound in green cloth with extensive pictorial designs in gilt on spine and upper cover. Riall p. 114.

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        Agricola De Re Metallica; Translated from the First Latin Edition 1556

      The Mining Magazine, London 1912 - Association copy SIGNED and INSCRIBED on free front end paper by the future President and his wife, "To Chester Benson / With Kind Regards of / Herbert Hoover / Lou Henry Hoover". Interesting association copy between two Oregonians and at the time, two titans of commerce. Stamped number 01930 out of 3000. 8.25" x 13.5" [6] xxxi 1-640 with scores of woodcuts, tables and instructions about the methodology of mineralogy throughout the ancient practices in the ancient world. Still bound in the original vellum, the bottom couple inches of the spine appears to have once been nibbled by mice in the basement of the Benson Hotel, expertly reconstructed.Chester Benson was the third son of Simon Benson, timber and land magnate whom Gov. Withycomb designated as "Oregon's First Citizen". The Hoovers frequently stayed at the Benson Hotel when visiting his home state of Oregon. "There are three objectives in translation of works of this character: to give faithful, literal translation of the author's statement; to give these in a manner which will interest the reader: and to preserve, so far as is possible, the style of the original text. The task has been double difficult in this work because, in using Latin, the author availed himself of a medium which had ceased to expand a thousand years before his subject had in many particulars come into being; in consequence he was in difficulties with a large number of ideas for which there were no corresponding words in the vocabulary at his command.he coined several hundred Latin expressions to answer his needs." (p i). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        An Artist In Egypt By Walter Tyndale R.I.

      London : Hodder and Stoughton [1912?] 0. Deluxe vellum binding. First and limited edition (No. 76) . Signed by the Author. 4to. 29.2cm x 23.3cm x 4.4cm. [11.5cm x 9.0" x 1.5"]. pp.10/pp.286. Full vellum binding, with gilt and blue decoration, gilt arabic characters, and gilt title to the front board. Cloth tye absent. Smooth spine with similar decoration, a little rubbed and stained. Top page edges gilt (now dulled). Illustrated endpapers, lightly foxed. Note and Author's signature to front free-endpaper (lightly foxed): "This Edition is limited to One Hundred and Fifty Copies signed by the Author and numbered, of which this is No. 76" . Title in Gold and red. Clean text throughout, with 27 tipped-in plates (including the frontis). All with tissue guards and printed titles. A lovely book. ** "Walter Frederick Roofe Tyndale (1855?1943) was an English watercolour painter of landscapes, architecture and street scenes, book illustrator and travel writer." - See Wikipedia . .

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        Half Hours in Remarkable Places, At Home and Abroad.

      Original Manuscript, 1910 - 1912 - 5 volume set, 9.25 inches tall. A unique and extraordinary item, magnificently bound in full crushed morocco by Leighton of Brewer Street. With gilt raised bands and elegant gilt panels. The upper boards have the gilt plaque of a romantic figure, probably Byron, which is framed within gilt rolls and corner tools. Gilt dentelles and top edges. The 5 volumes contain the bound notebooks of Lord Effingham's travels at home and abroad. They are embellished with over 650 photographs, pictures postcards, portraits and engraved views. The handwriting is large and readable. Having been housed in felt line boxes the volumes are in pristine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        XX DESSINS.

      1912 - Paris, Société Générale d'Impression, 31 août 1912. Petit in-folio (257 X 331) chemise vélin ivoire de l'éditeur à rabats, auteur et titre imprimés, petit motif illustré en noir dans les angles supérieurs du premier plat, dessin figurant un masque africain dans la partie inférieure, petite marque en noir au centre du second plat; (3) ff. de justification de tirage et avant-propos, 20 planches (240 X 316), (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. Lacets de fermeture manquants, deux des rabats de la chemise sont détachés. PREMIÈRE ET UNIQUE ÉDITION de cette SUITE DE DESSINS d'Amadeo de SOUSA CARDOSO (1887-1918). Elle est composée de 20 PLANCHES de gravures sur bois originales en noir et blanc. Tirage limité à 530 EXEMPLAIRES, tous imprimés sur papier impérial du JAPON, dont 30 numérotés à la main et signés par l'auteur. Notre exemplaire n'est pas justifié. Malgré le tirage annoncé, ce recueil de planches est TRÈS RARE. En guise d'avant-propos, très beau texte de Jacques Doucet qui évoque ainsi les dessins de Cardoso: «Extrêmement neufs, même après la surprise du cubisme, d'une intensité de noir et blanc que seul Aubrey Beardsley rarement atteignit, d'un exotisme d'Eden, que Gauguin ne surpassa jamais, ils sont empoignants et marquent une individualité». Amadeo de SOUSA CARDOSO (1887-1918), artiste portugais dont l'oeuvre se situe à la croisée de tous les courants artistiques du XXe siècle, impressionnisme, expressionnisme, cubisme et futurisme, fut un ami proche d'Amedeo Modigliani, Constantin Brancusi, Alexander Archipenko, Juan Gris et Robert Delaunay. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, au corps d'ouvrage en parfait état. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        BILL THE MINDER Presentation Copy With Signed Original Sketch

      First edition. 4to. Green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration and colour onlay to the upper cover. On the front free endpaper is a warm inscription from William Heath Robinson to close friends, "To Mr and Mrs Alfred Barwood with very best wishes for their future happiness & prosperity from their old friends Mr and Mrs W. Heath Robinson." Below the inscription is an 18cm high original cartoon style self portrait of the artist, signed "W. Heath Robinson, 1912."

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        Reports on Plague Investigations in India. Journal of Hygiene. Volumes Vi - Xii [7 volumes in 6]. 1906 - 1912

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1912 - 993pp; 568pp; 401pp; 206pp. Plates, charts, distribution maps and section diagrams throughout. Heavy set - shipping supplement may apply. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers slightly rubbed with some splitting to volumes along spine ends. Some edgewear to boards. Ex Zoological Dept of Edinburgh University library cancel stamps and blind stamps. Inner hinges strengthened. Heraldic University stamps to front pastedowns Brown hardback half-leather covers on marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plaques de cheminées

      in 4 cartonné, premier de couverture avec titre, contrecollé. Faux-titre, titre, 474 pages, 1 page erratum, portrait de l'auteur, de profil 1912 en dernière page. 1290 plaques reproduites par la photo avec leurs descriptions, non rogné. Histoire des plaques- Ancien Testament-Nouveau Testament-Décor-allégories-divers-Armes de France-Armoiries déterminées-mythologie-histoire. En vente chez l'auteur. Chez J FLORANGE expert en médailles Paris 1912.Edition originale, numérotée et tirée à 225 exemplaires sur papier des papeteries du Marais. Tome 1er. Le second n'est jamais paru. Très bon état, pas de rousseurs. Fort rare

      [Bookseller: Charbonnel]
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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Grossen (10 Bde.) . In deutscher Übersetzung. Illustriert von Adolph v. Menzel. (Von dieser Abteilung alles was erschienen).

      Berlin, Reimar Hobbing, 1912 -1914 4° (30.5 x 21 cm), zus. ca. 3600 S., die Bde. meist zwischen 250 u. 320 S. (Bd. 6 mit 430 S.), zahlr. Taf., Textabb., farb. Karten., Rote OLdr.-Handeinbände auf 5 echten Bünden, reiche Goldpräg. auf Rücken und Bünden, eingelegte lederne Rückenschilder, Goldfileten a. den Deckeln, goldgepr. Monogramm a. V.deckel, Lesebändchen, Kopfgoldschnitt., 1 Bd. minimst kratzspurig a. Deckel, allgemein praktisch makelloses Ex. Die Werke das Ex. Nr. 419 der 420 Ex. im Handel (bei einer Gesamtaufl. v. 440 Ex.). Auf Bütten. Luxusausgabe. die Werke gewidmet Wilhelm II.. «zur Feier seines 25jährigen Regierungsjubiläums in Erinnerung an die 200jährige Geburtstagsfeier» Friedrichs II. im Jahre 1913. Zumeist übersetzt v. Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski. Die Werke beinhalten: 1: Denkwürdigkeiten zur Geschichte des Hauses Brandenburg; 2: Geschichte meiner Zeit; 3 u. 4: Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges; 5: Altersgeschichte. Staats- und Flugschriften; 6: Militärische Schriften; 7: Antimachiavell und Testamente; 8: Philosophische Schriften; 9 u. 10: Dichtungen. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Deutsche Übersetzung Literatur Geschichte - 18 Jht. Gesamtausgaben Preussen Deutschland

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        [Hoffmann, Josef] Concordia Ball

      Wien: Graphische Kunst Anstalt Bruder Rosenbaum, 1912. First edition. 12mo. Original batik style color pictorial cloth. In original gilt pictorial cloth covered slipcase designed by Josef Hoffmann, co-founder Wiener Werkstatte. Photographic portraits, etc. Book is fine, slipcase very good. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. London, 1. XI. 1912.

      1912. 1½ SS. Gr.-8vo. Von einer London-Reise an den Reiseschriftsteller Ewald Banse (1883-1953), der ihm ein Manuskript für eine von Holitscher geplante Reihe angeboten hat: "[...] Das Werk, das Sie so freundlich sind, mir für meine Sammlung anzubieten, kommt für die Zwecke meines Verlags sehr wo[h]l in Betracht u. [lä]sst auch die Kapitelfolge das Beste erwarten. Ich wäre Ihnen sehr verbunden, wenn Sie gelegentlich eines nächsten Aufenthaltes in Berlin mir im Verlage Fischer die Möglichkeit böten, mit Ihnen Näheres zu besprechen [...] Für die Aufforderung zur Mitarbeit an Ihrer Zeitschrift bestens dankend, erkläre ich mich sehr gerne bereit, Geeignetes im gegebenen Falle Ihnen vorzulegen". - Arthur Holitscher hatte in diesem Jahr bei S. Fischer sein Buch "Amerika heute und morgen. Reiseerlebnisse" herausgebracht, das zu einem großen Erfolg wurde, weswegen er nun offenbar eine Serie mit Reisebeschreibungen vor Augen hatte. Bei S. Fischer ist von Banse, der sich später politisch nach rechts außen bewegte, allerdings nichts erschienen. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf von "Cranston's Waverley Hotel"; im linken Rand gelocht (geringf. Textberührung); etwas lichtrandig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        DESFACIENDO ENTUERTOS - Crítica de un libro de D. E. Gómez Carrillo

      Imprenta y Librería de Viuda é Hijos de J. Peláez, Toledo 1912 - 100 pp. 11,5 x 18,5 cm. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Histoire des ménageries de l’antiquité à nos jours

      - Paris, Doin & Laurens, 1912. 3 volumes petit in/4 reliure demi-basane rouge, dos à nerfs et titre dorés, couvertures conservées, 60 planches hors-texte, 319 p., 392 p. & 559 p. Tome I : Antiquité, Moyen âge, Renaissance. Tome II : Temps moderne, XVII é et XVIIIé siècle. Tome III : Époque contemporaine, XIXé et XXé siècles.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens]
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        Les Formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse.

      Paris: Librairie Félix Alcan,, 1912. Le système totémique en Australie. Octavo. Contemporary dark green cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge speckled red, green endpapers. One folding map. A few marginal notes in pencil, possibly Steven Lukes's. Spine lightly darkened, extremities rubbed, neat repair to two short closed tears on half-title and title, half-title a little darkened, scattered spotting to contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of one of the author's most influential works, his sociological study of religion. "In his last great work, The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life, Durkheim gave his most compelling demonstration of the structuralist method, tracing relationships between social organization, religious beliefs, and such fundamental categories of thought as space, time, and causation. He seemed to have brought about the 'sociologization of everything'" (Ken Thompson, Émile Durkheim, 2002, p. 23). From the library of Steven Lukes, Durkheim's biographer, with his ownership stamp to the front free endpaper, binder's blank and title page. Steven Lukes is Professor of Sociology at New York University and the author of several titles on Durkheim, including the acclaimed Emile Durkheim, his life and work: a historical and critical study (1973). Lukes was quoted in a 2015 interview as considering The Elementary Forms of Religious Life as Durkheim's masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Etude raisonnée de l'aéroplane et description critique des modèles actuels.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1912, 1 volume, grand in-8, reliure moderne, 497 p. Edition originale, préface de Laurent Seguin. 26 planches dépliantes, 171 figures dans le texte, schémas, diagrammes, photographies, dessins techniques, bibliographie. Reliure moderne, demi basane bleu-nuit, dos à nerfs, titre doré, couvertures conservées, petites taches sur les couvertures papier sinon exemplaire à l'état de neuf. Nombreux dessins industriels représentant des moteurs, des instruments, des pièces mécaniques diverses et des structures d'avions. La Bibliothèque Nationale ne possède pas cet ouvrage. Très rare. Très bel exemplaire. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

      [Bookseller: Yves Oziol]
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        Meyers Reisebücher. Weltreise. 2 Bände

      Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig, Wien 1912 Zweite Auflage Buckram Sehr gut KOLLATIONIERT! Alle Karten und Pläne sauber und unverletzt. Zwei flexible goldgeprägte Buckram-Bände, Rückentitelei, sauber und ordentlich, marmorierte Buchschnitte, Lesebändchen, Vorsatzblätter in beiden Bänden sauber herausgeschnitten (wahrscheinlich um den Namen des Buchbesitzers zu entfernen). +++ Band 1, Erster Teil: Indien, China und Japan. XII, 436 Seiten mit 22 Karten, 39 Plänen und 2 Tafeln. Karte von Japan FEHLT. Weltverkehrkarte (im Verzeichnis zwar für Seite 424 angekündigt, jedoch hinter Seite 436 eingebunden) +++ Band 2, Zweiter Teil: Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika. VIII, 212 Seiten mit 10 Karten und 16 Plänen. Ein heute äußerst seltener Reiseführer, der zweifelsohne nur von reichen Menschen (vielleicht auch Passagiere der Titanic!), genutzt wurde. Die fehlende Karte von Japan lässt sich durch eine Fotokopie ersetzen. 10,5 x 15,5 Cm. 0,6 Kg. +++ Stichwörter: Reiseführer Travel Guides Tourismus Schiffsreisen Reisebeschreibung Stadtpläne Kreuzfahrten Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        WELTREISE. Hier: Erster Teil: Indien, China und Japan. Zweiter Teil: Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika. Meyers Reisebücher.

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut. 1912, Kl.-8°, OLw. im Schuber, Sehr guter Gesamtzustand, marmorierte Schnitte, handschr. Notiz im rückw. Vorsatz Bd. 2, Bd. 1 kl. Einriss in der USA-Karte. 436 / 212 S. 2. Aufl., 1. Bd.: 22 Karten, 39 Pläne und 2 Tafeln; Bd. 2: 10 Karten und 16 Pläne. (jeweils kompl.) Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat partes antiquares]
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