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        Original watercolor drawing: “Goblins” for Arthur Rackham’s Book of Pictures.

      1913. The original pen and ink and watercolor drawing by Rackham, 9.5 x 5.25 ins., matted and framed, in perfect condition. The full-size original watercolor drawing of a goblin riding a mouse watched by another goblin and a mouse sitting on a branch. Signed by Rackham in the lower right corner. Published in Arthur Rackham’s Book of Pictures under the title “Wee Folk”. With the original Leicester Galleries exhibition label on the back panel, signed and titled “54 Goblin” by Rackham, and the original purchaser’s name.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Roast Beef Medium

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1913 - First Edition, First Printing. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with minor wear to the panels. The book is bound in the publisher's green cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A beautiful copy in collector's condition. Trades and offers considered. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1913. Quarto. Original white cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, titles and pictorial block to front cover gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the original white card slipcase. Colour frontispiece and 12 colour plates mounted on thick brown paper, with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham. One corner lightly bumped, a hint of spotting and marking to the white cloth, in the worn slipcase; overall an excellent copy. Deluxe edition, number 839 of 1,100 numbered copies signed by the artist for sale in Great Britain, Ireland and the Colonies, with an additional 30 copies reserved for presentation.

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        The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912 (2 volume set)

      London/New York: John Murray/Lee Keedick, 1913 1st U.S. edition. Very Good HCs, no DJs. Ex-library. Dark blue vertical rib-grain cloth over boards; gilt stamped titles on front covers and spines; top edges gilt; tissue-guarded frontispieces. Bright, clean covers and spines; lightly scuffed; very slight rubbing at spine ends; library stamps faintly visible on text block edges - no other external library markings; vol 2 has small slightly faded spots on spine; tightly bound and square in their cases; volume 2 is cracked at front hinge but remains tightly bound; each volume has small library stamp on title page - no other internal library markings; light, clean interiors with slight age darkening at some page edges; leaves remain supple. All plates, maps and charts are intact and in Very Good condition. Large 8vos, 830 pp (392, 438); index; many photo illustrations, charts and maps. A very handsome set.

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        ALFRED H. SCHÜTTE, MAQUINAS Y HERRAMIENTAS DE PRECISION PARA METALES Y SIEGEN 1913

      1913 - Catalogo General. 1913. 27X20. 930p. Profusion de ilustraciones. Maquinas - Herramientas. Raro. Ref 5.6 Biblioteca ERW63. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        James Watt

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1913. First. Reprint (originally published in 1905). Red cloth lettered in white. Attractive small bookplate of Robert Augustus Franks on the front pastedown, a trifle rubbed on the spine, still easily fine. Signed by Carnegie under the printed title on the half-title page: "by Andrew Carnegie, May 22d 1914." Biography of Carnegie's fellow Scotsman, James Watt, the inventor of the steam engine. Previous owner Robert Augustus Franks was Andrew Carnegie's financial secretary, Trustee of the Carnegie Institution, and served on the Board of the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission. Books signed by Carnegie are uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        British Diving Ducks. With Plates by Archibald Thorburn, O. Murray Dixon, H. Groenvold and the Author. 450 COPIES WERE PRINTED; NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BINDING

      Longmans Green & Co, 1913. 2 vols., folio, First Edition, with coloured frontispieces (original tisue guards present), titles in red and black, 37 fine coloured plates (all original tissue guards present) and 35 fine plates in photogravure (all original tissue guards present); original burgundy buckram, upper boards and backstrips lettered in gilt, gilt tops, uncut, upper boards faintly faded at extreme upper edge else a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 450 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 118). A splendid copy of this magnificent example of Millais's bird artistry. SETS IN THE PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL BUCKRAM IN THIS CONDITION ARE RARE. Anker, 342; Mullens & Swann, p.406; Tate, p.235.

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        Peking Art Series V.

      Peking, Published by J.D. Zumbrun, Camera Craft Company, no date (circa 1913). 1 album of 30 photogravures (No 31 to No 60), depicting Peking life and monuments, soft cover with 1 illustration tipped-in, internally very clean and fresh, a very good copy. One volume of Peking Art Series (No V), a rare collector's item on Peking in the twenties. J.D Zumbrun was a famous photographer in Peking, owner of the Camera Craft Company.

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        L'Entrave - Roman.

      Paris, Librairie des Lettres 1913 - ÉDITION ORIGINALE, tirée à 130 exemplaires numérotés sur papier Hollande teinté Van Gerder. Celui-porte porte le numéro 9. Paris, Librairie des Lettres - 1913 - 307 pages. Très belle reliure demi-maroquin rouge à coins. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons filetés, titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-8°(20x13). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hamlet, Prinz von Däenemark. Mit 16 Lichtdrucktafeln nach Lithographien von Eugene Delacroix * H A L B L E D E R - V O R Z U G S A U S G A B E n u m e r i e r t 130 / 650, in handgefertigtem Schuber

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag, 1913. Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlags-Handeinband der Zeit: dunkelbraunes Halbleder / HLdr im Folio-Format 33 x 45 cm, mit Rückentitel und -dekoration in Goldprägung, Lederecken, Marmorpapier-Bezug der Deckel, Zeichenband und Kopfgoldschnitt, in neuerem handgefertigtem Schuber (Schubermaul lederbezogen). Einbandentwurf von E.R. Weiß, Textrevision von Max J. Wolff. Numerierte Vorzugsausgabe in 651 Stück, hier die Nr.130. - 116 Seiten, mit 16 Lichtdrucktafeln nach Lithographien von Eugene Delacroix. - \"Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen einen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können.\" Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Halbleder-Vorzugsausgabe in guter Erhaltung (leichte Gebrauchsspuren, sonst sehr gut) - Halblederband, Halblederausgabe, illustrierte Bücher, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 20. Jahrhundert, Prachtausgabe, englische Literatur Versand D: 5,90 EUR Halblederband, Halblederausgabe, illustrierte Bücher, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 20. Jahrhundert, Prachtausgabe, englische Literatur

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        Il Libro di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio...chiamato Il Decameron...

      Folio. Chelsea: Shelley House, [1913]-1920. Folio, xi, 360pp. Printed notes in red or blue, initials by Graily Hewitt in red or blue, text in black Subiaco type. Full red morocco extra, covers panelled in gilt and blind, backstrip lettered in gilt, untrimmed as issued, a very handsome, suitably restrained binding by Donnelly (signed) in a worn and soiled protective pull-off box. Limited to 105 copies on Batchelor paper with bugle watermark. This is an underestimated Ashendene folio surely the equal of its companions though perhaps less cherished for being in Italian. Belle da Costa Greene (quoted by Franklin, p. 132) wrote: “It is the finest piece of modern bookmaking and printing I have ever seen” and Cockerell (per Franklin again) also noted: “It is a truly magnificent volume & without a flaw”. Franklin himself notes: “A curiously neglected volume, excelling simply in design and colour”. The printing for this volume began in October 1913 but was interrupted by World War I. The book was not completed until December 1920. Only 80 copies on paper were offered for sale and another 6 (of an intended ten) copies were printed on vellum. Hornby 29; Franklin p.239.

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        The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer; Illustrated After Drawings By W. Russell Flint

      London: Philip Lee Warner; Publisher to the Medici Society, 1913. Limited Edition. Quarto. . 3 volume set. Limited to 500 copies bound in vellum of which this is number 57. Each of the three volumes have engraved title pages in blue and black by Miss Edith M. Engall with the drawings of the figures in Chaucer by W. Russell Flint. Printed in Fourteen Point Face on handmade Riccardi Paper. Profusely illustrated with beautiful hand mounted colored plates with tissue guards after drawings by W. Russell Flint.

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        Il Libro di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio...chiamato Il Decameron...

      Folio. Chelsea: Shelley House, [1913]-1920. Folio, xi, 360pp. Printed notes in red or blue, initials by Graily Hewitt in red or blue, text in black Subiaco type. Full red morocco extra, covers panelled in gilt and blind, backstrip lettered in gilt, untrimmed as issued, a very handsome, suitably restrained binding by Donnelly (signed) in a worn and soiled protective pull-off box. Limited to 105 copies on Batchelor paper with bugle watermark. This is an underestimated Ashendene folio surely the equal of its companions though perhaps less cherished for being in Italian. Belle da Costa Greene (quoted by Franklin, p. 132) wrote: â€

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        Seven Happy Days

      Une série de dessins par Jessie M.King avec Citation de John Davidson et autre.A Series of Drawings by Jessie M. KIG with Quotation from John Davidson & Other.In 4 broché, couverture blanche,muette,rempliée,titre 15 pages,15 illustrations pleine page dont 7,superbes,en couleurs, avec des petits rehauts d'or ou d'argent.Christmas supplement To the STUDIO 1913.Très bon état.L'ensemble(y compris la couverture )sur papier beau papier couché.RARE.Jessie Marion King est connue pour son style Art Nouveau(école de GLASGOW)elle a également conçu des bijoux,des cartes de v

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        Modes et Manières d'aujourd'hui : 3 plaques de zinc, pour 5 des 12 compositions de Charles Martin (1913)

      Corrard Pierre Modes et manières d'aujourd'hui Inconnu 1913 EXCEPTIONNEL ET 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. Pour la deuxième année, il demande à Nozière et à Charles Martin. Nous proposons ici certaines des plaques de zinc ayant servi à imprimer les compositions de Charles Martin pour la chemise de 1913. Ces 3 plaques ont permis de reproduire 5 des 12 gravures réalisées par Charles Martin (2 présentent deux illustrations, et 1 en présente une seule), à savoir : une plaque pour les planches II (La Neige) et XI (Les Cerises), une pour les planches VIII (Les Lucioles) et IX (La Passerelle), et enfin une pour la planche X (L'Orage). 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. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        The Fairy Book

      MacMillan, London, 1913 A very good first edition, top corner worn through but overall excellent for a 100 year old children's book. Beautifully illustrated by Warwick Goble. With the ownership signature of John Brindley Hicks, dated Christmas 1913.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        A history and description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope.

      London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1913. Folio (36.5 x 27.5 cm). cxc, 136 pp. Frontispiece with two photos, 58 [11, 16, 23, 5, 3] plates (line drawings and photos; sometimes several "plates" on one sheet), 19 text figures. Folded two-colour sheet of the plan of the observatory, and large folded diagram (i.e. map) of the geodetic triangulation of South Africa and adjacent countries. Original blue embossed cloth. Spine with gilt title.= A sumptuous volume compiled by the Scottish astronomer Sir David Gill (1843-1914) with detailed descriptions of various telescopes, and survey projects. Gill was "Her Majesty's Astronomer" and director of the observatory from 1879 to 1906. ?In 1874, Gill joined the expedition to Mauritius to observe the transit of Venus. Three years later he went to Ascension Island to observe a near approach of Mars and to calculate its distance. While carrying out these laborious calculations, he was notified of his appointment to the Cape Observatory, which, over the following 27 years he was to refurbish completely, turning it into a first-rate institution. Gill was a meticulous observer and had a flair for getting the best out of his instruments. His solar parallax observations with a heliometer and his calculations of distances to the nearer stars, are testimony to his outstanding work.? (Wikipedia). The two frontispiece photos show the staff in 1879, at Gill's arrival, and, with many more people, including women and non-Caucasians, in 1906. That year, Gill returned to Great Britain. The work was finished and published shortly before his death. Printed errata leaf tipped in. Small old stamp on the title page, skilful repair to the top fore-edge of the front board, otherwise a very good clean copy. Rare.

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        DANMARK-EKSPEDITIONEN TIL GRØNLANDS NORDØSTKYST [The Denmark Expedition to the Northeast Coast of Greenland] 1906-1908 under Ledelse af L. Mylius-Erichsen. Vol. 1-6.

      Illustrated. Copenhagen 1913-17. 474 + 75 + 516 + 39 + 346 + 286 + 320 + 236 + 436 + 77 + 387 pages. Covers worn and somewhat soiled. Inside generally nice and clean. Texts in German or English.Meddelelser om Grønland vol. 41-46.NB VED BESTILLING: Beregn et par dages ventetid, da titlen skal hentes fra lager.

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        Du côté de chez Swann

      - Grasset, Paris 1913, 12x19cm, relié. - Edizione sulle attuali buona carta con il colophon del 8 novembre 1913; siepi Nrf, secondo frontespizio problema con l'errore tipografico corretto Grasset in vendita sconto etichetta Gallimard nel 1917. Binding metà della marina del Marocco blu, colonna vertebrale con cinque nervi, piatti dorati data coda carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats carta blu, coperture conservati, testa dorata, rilegatura firmato Thomas Boichot. Qualche piccolo foxing che colpisce principalmente piatti di copertura, ex-dono penna ha superato il primo piatto. Copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant comportant le bon achevé d'imprimer du 8 Novembre 1913; couvertures de la Nrf, page de titre de seconde émission avec l'erreur typographique à Grasset corrigée, sous étiquette de remise en vente chez Gallimard en 1917. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure signé de Thomas Boichot. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les plats de couverture, ex-dono à la plume en tête du premier plat. Exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Hunting the Elephant in Africa

      NY: Macmillan & Co, 1913. First American. Hardcover. Near Fine to Fine. And other recollections during 13 years wanderings. With an intro by Theodore Roosevelt. 379 pp, ill. Top edge gilt. One of the great elephant hunting classics by the prolific and widely collected (and respected) authors of big game hunting classics. A beautiful, near fine to fine copy in original cloth. Great for any collector.

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        The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, December (Dec.), 1913, No. 188, Vol. 32 - Salmon Fisheries of the Pacific / Power Absorber (Free Energy) Invented By Arizona Convict Roy J. Meyers

      The International News Company, 1913. Pages 102-195 plus 28 pages of vintage ads. Features: The Musical Smugglers - a Hungarian liable for military service manages to evade the border patrol and escape; The Salmon Fisheries of the Pacific - article by John N. Cobb, formerly of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, supported with many wonderful photos; On the Wings of the Wind - the extraordinary story of how Mrs. S.L. Pattison met her husband in New Mexico; Four Women in the Desert - four ladies set out to penetrate the ancient Coptic monasteries of the Libyan Desert, the oldest Christian religious houses in the world - article with photos; The Lovers' Raft - a remarkable story from China, describing the fiendish punishment meted out by the wild border tribes to those who are suspected of being false to their marriage vows; Through the Land of Witchcraft (part IV) - remarkable stories of 'ju-ju' from remote districts of West Africa, with photos; The Crusoe of Soledad Bay - Beached yachters in Southern California meet a marooned criminal derelict working out his own salvation; Across the Congo part V of a lady's journey in Central Africa, with photos; Joe's Battle - Canadian timber-wolves attack a cabin; The Humours of Mountaineering - with photos; 'Tween Decks on a Cattle-Boat - a young Canadian wishing to reach England signs on as a cattleman upon a steamer at new York; Penelope in the West Indies - with great photos; Trapped in a Log-Jam - the curious adventure which befell two American college students on the Ohio River; Photo and brief write-up of Arizona convict Roy J. Meyers who invented a Tesla-like "Power Absorber" which drew energy from the atmosphere; Great group photo of Utah seniors with combined ages of ten thousand years!; Nice half-page illustrated ad for the Eagle 9-12 motorcycle by the American Motor Company; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this great vintage issue. Magazine

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        The Interpretation of Dreams: Authorised Translation of Third Edition with Introduction by A. A. Brill.

      New York: The MacMillan Company, 1913. First edition in English of this cornerstone of psychoanalysis. Octavo, original blue cloth. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the crown of the spine. with the rarely found errata slip tipped in. Introduction by A.A. Brill. Unquestionably Freud's greatest single work. It contains all the basic components of psychoanalytic theory and practice: the erotic nature of dreams, the 'Oedipus complex,' the libido and the rest; all related to the background of the 'unconscious,' later to be called the 'sub-conscious" (PMM 389). First published in German in 1899 Die Traumdeutung has "ranked Freud with Darwin and Marx... This book remained for Freud his greatest achievement." He later wrote that it contains "'the most valuable of all the discoveries it has been my good fortune to make. Insight such as this falls to one's lot but once in a lifetime" (Grolier 87). Freud revised the book at least eight times and, in the third edition, added an extensive section which treated dream symbolism very literally, following the influence of Wilhelm Stekel. Freud said of this work, "Insight such as this falls to one's lot but once in a lifetime." Listed on Modern Library 100 greatest non-fiction books of the twentieth century.

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        A Boy's Will, with noteworthy provenance, previously owned by Frost's friend and fellow poet

      London: David Nutt, 1913. First edition. Wraps. This first edition of Frost?s first published book is a near fine example previously owned by the author?s friend and fellow poet, Harold Corbin. First published in England in 1913, the publication history of A Boy?s Will is complicated by the fact that the reported 1,000 first edition sheets saw two issues in four variant bindings, owing in part to the bankruptcy of the original publisher (Nutt) and sale of remaining first edition sheets during the subsequent liquidation. This copy is Binding C, one of only 100 reported copies bound for Simpkin Marshall, distinguished by cream linen-paper wrappers stamped in the same lettering as Bindings A & B, but in black without a front cover border rule. Of these 100 Binding C copies, 70 were ultimately acquired by Dunster House Cambridge, Massachusetts. These 70 Binding C copies sent to America are rubber-stamped ?Printed in Great Britain? on the title page verso. This copy is one of these 70, stamped thus on the title page verso and is noteworthy for near fine condition. The cream linen-paper wrappers remain unusually clean and bright. We note no spine creasing and only the most trivial hint of soiling and barely discernible wear to extremities. The contents show no soiling, spotting, or appreciable age-toning. The book feels unread. The sole previous ownership mark is the 1.75 x .75 inch name plate of ?Harold Corbin" affixed to the front wrap verso. Harold H. Corbin, Jr. (1914-1996) was not only a notable collector and antiques dealer, but also an educator and ?a respected poet who counted Robert Frost among his friends.? (Chicago Tribune, 15 December 1989). Corbin contributed material to the Amherst College Robert Frost collection. Iconic American poet and four-time Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Lee Frost (1874-1963), the quintessential poetic voice of New England, was actually born in San Francisco and first published in England. When Frost was eleven, his newly widowed mother moved east to Salem, New Hampshire, to resume a teaching career. There Frost swiftly found his poetic voice, infused by New England scenes and sensibilities. Promising as both a student and writer, Frost nonetheless dropped out of both Dartmouth and Harvard, supporting himself and a young family by teaching and farming. Ironically, it was a 1912 move to England with his wife and children ? ?the place to be poor and to write poems? ? that finally catalyzed his recognition as a noteworthy American poet. The manuscript of A Boy?s Will was completed in England and accepted for publication by David Nutt on 1 April 1913. ?Yeats pronounced the poetry ?the best written in America for some time? and Frost received ?two extraordinary tributes in the Nation and the Chicago Dial and a superb review in the Academy.?" (ANB) A convocation of critical recognition, introduction to other writers, and creative energy supported the English publication of Frost?s second book, North of Boston, in 1914, after which ?Frost?s reputation as a leading poet had been firmly established in England, and Henry Holt of New York had agreed to publish his books in America.? Accolades met his return to America at the end of 1914 and by 1917 a move to Amherst ?launched him on the twofold career he would lead for the rest of his life: teaching whatever ?subjects? he pleased at a congenial college? and ?barding around,? his term for ?saying? poems in a conversational performance.? (ANB) By 1924 he had won the first of his eventual four Pulitzer Prizes for poetry (1931, 1937, and 1943). Frost spent the final decade and a half of his life as ?the most highly esteemed American poet of the twentieth century? with a host of academic and civic honors to his credit. Two years before his death he became the first poet to read in the program of a U.S. Presidential inauguration (Kennedy, January 1961). Bibliographic reference: Crane A2

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        The Tale of Pigling Bland.

      London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1913 - Sextodecimo. Original green paper-covered boards, titles to spine and front board in dark purple, colour illustration pasted to front board, pictorial endpapers. With the printed glassine jacket. Spine slightly rolled; an exceptional copy in the slightly chipped jacket. 15 colour plates and many small monochrome illustrations by the author. First edition (the first two printings are identical). Extremely scarce in the jacket with just 3 copies appearing at auction since 1975. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        IN POWDER AND CRINOLINE

      - (NIELSEN,KAY)illus. IN POWDER AND CRINOLINE: fairy tales retold by Sir Arthur Quiller Couch. London: Hodder & Stoughton no date [1913]. 4to, lavender pictorial cloth, some light foxing throughout else really NEAR FINE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHERS PICTORIAL BOX WITH MOUNTED COLOR PLATE (box soiled, corners strengthened). 1st trade ed. (second issue bound all in cloth instead of cloth backed boards). Illustrated by Nielsen with 24 beautiful tipped-in color plates with pictorial tissue guards, pictorial endpapers plus text decorations. This is an excellent copy, rarely found with the original box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        In Powder and Crinoline

      London: Hodder & Stoughton [1913]. xii, 164 pp.Top edge gilt. Illustrated end papers, gilt designed cloth spine, beautifully designed boards. 24 tipped-in gorgeous full colour Kay Neilsen illustrations with printed guards. Boards a little rubbed at extremities. Previous owner's name on the endpaper and a bookplate on the f. e. p. . Very Good. Illustrated Boards. First Edition. 1913. 4to..

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        Autograph letter signed. Berlin, 18. VIII. 1913.

      1913. Large 4to. 1 p. To one Dr. Berndt, bemoaning that his former publisher had spread some ugly venoms and defamations against his person and function as editor of "Das neue Pathos", wherefore he is unable to acknowledge a deal on which he and Dr. Berndt had agreed. - Small damage to edges and handwritten note of receipt in ink and colored pencil.

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        John Barleycorn

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1913 - Grosset & Dunlap, New York. 1913. 343 pages. 1st Grosset edition. Grosset being a reprint house used the same style of the true 1st printing and with that comes the original desirable DJ that is in the same design and artwork as the true 1st printing. The DJ is uncommon because the paper used is brittle and most broke apart and were discarded. Corner is bumped and there are a few fray hairs at tips. Red cloth boards with black title stamped along with author's name. endpapers are clean and bright. 2 inches of the paper in the gutter is cracked (a common flaw in these early printings of this title.) Binding and hinges are strong. A nice copy in the desirable DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS : Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832 - 1839 (complete in 2 volumes).

      Leary Stuart and Company, Philadelpha, 1913 - First Leary, Stuart edition, with 320 color engravings from original paintings by the author, along with a folding map and two full-page maps.bookplate and name info on blanks both volumes very minor bump to 1 corner minor rubs else clean and tight burgundy cloth lettered in gilt and black with ornate gilt and black cover and spine designs; top edges gilt; minor rubbing to extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A BOY'S WILL

      London: David Nutt, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. First issue, Binding A: bronzed brown pebbled cloth; small 8vo. 50 pp. Likely fewer than 350 copies were bound from the original 1000 sheets of Frost's first published book. A virtually pristine copy, minute wear to head and crown, top edges unopened (that is never read). In a custom collector's slipcase with calf spine, raised bands and bright gilt in near fine condition, with hinged folder to house the book. Crane A2. The first US edition was not published until April 1915.

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        Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures

      1913. With Forty-Four Mounted Color PlatesIncluding 'Cupid's Alley'RACKHAM, Arthur. Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures. With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. London: William Heinemann. n.d. [1913]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 1,130 numbered copies, signed by the artist (this copy being no. 165). Large quarto (11 1/2 x 9 inches; 292 x 232 mm). 43, [1] pp. Forty-four color plates (including frontispiece) mounted on tan paper, with descriptive tissue guards, and ten drawings in black and white.Publisher's pictorial white buckram. Front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, decorative end-papers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spine darkened and gilt somewhat dull, a few small marks on upper cover, some very slight wear at top of spine, still a very good copy."Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures brings together a number of drawings unrelated in theme. Most of them, it is true, are drawings of the supernatural, of goblins, elves and fairies, and many are based on actual fairy tales; but there are also delightful straightforward drawings of children at the seaside or in the Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens; there is also the well-known 'Cupid's Alley' [the original of which is in the Tate Gallery], which illustrates verses by Austin Dobson, and there are subject pictures and landscapes of wide variety. It was important that such a book should be drawn together by an introductory essay, and natural for Rackham to invite [J.M.] Barrie to write it. The answer he received was cordial but disappointing: '24 June 1913. Dear Rackham, I wish I could, but I have promised to write two introductions this autumn, and had better not undertake more. Added to which I would be very bad at it as I have no skill in criticism. I am very glad to hear of the book and look forward to it. You have no greater admirer than myself, and few there are more warmly indebted to you. 'Yours very sincerely J.M. Barrie'. Rackham was fortunate in obtaining Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch as a substitute for Barrie. 'Q' not only admired Rackham's work; he also thoroughly understood a child's instinctive longing for the imaginative and fanciful. 'To this instant, constant, intellectual need of childhood no one in our day,' he wrote, 'has ministered so bountifully or so whole-heartedly as Mr. Rackham.' And Quiller-Couch was happy, too, in associating the random, impressionistic nature of much of the Book of Pictures with 'the wayward visions that tease every true artist's mind, while he bends over the day's work'". (Derek Hudson. Arthur Rackham. His Life and Work, pp. 97-98).Latimore and Haskell, pp. 41-42. Riall, p. 118.

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        Angers à travers les ages

      Exemplaire n°11/15 sur Hollande. 1913 J. Siraudeau éditeur broché, couverture rempliée, 240p. très bon état, brochage solide, traces du rempliage de la couverture sur la page de titre. Description historique et topographie, avec une préface de R. Bazin. Nombreuses gravures et photos n&b. Table : période celtique et gallo romaine - période mérovingienne et carolingienne - Xe, XIe, et XIIe siècle - XIIIe siècle, la troisième enceinte, les ponts, le château, églises et couvent - XIVe, XV siècles - la renaissance et les temps modernes - période contemporaine.

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        PETER PAN'S ABC

      WHITE, FLORA. ABC. (PETER PAN) PETER PAN'S A B C. NY: Hodder & Stoughton [1913]. 4to, (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, near Fine. 1st U.S. edition. A most wonderful alphabet book starting with an abridged version of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan (the name Barrie curiously enough is not mentioned anywhere), after which are verses for each letter of the alphabet with text that deals with the story. Illustrated by FLORA WHITE with 26 (inc. cover) especially lovely color plates.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1913 - 1913 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good Condition.

      Hi, Here we have a rare 1913 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 18th Wisden Hardback. 50th Edition of Wisden with John Wisden Plate The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to both the front and spine. The boards are excellent, very clean and crisp, one tiny mark to the front at the bottom, Inside the hinges are very good, very tightly bound. Amazingly clean inside including the yellow pastedowns and photoplate. Minimal foxing. A lovely book. Very Rare in this condition, No restoration.

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        Beschreibung der Bildwerke der Christlichen Epochen. V. Die Italienischen und Spanischen Bildwerk der Renaissance und des Barocks in Marmor, Ton, Holz, und Stuck

      207 pp. descriptive catalogue of the museum's collection of 466 Italian and Spanish Renaissance and Baroque sculptures (excluding bronzes), notes, bibl., all 466 illus. in the text, many with multiple views and details. Lg. 4to. Printed cloth. Berlin (Reimer) 1913. Ex-library copy (bookplate on endpaper). An ex-library copy in excellent condition.

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        Pollyanna

      Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1913. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Stockton Mulford. pp. viii, [2], 310, [6 ads], 10 ads. Illustrated. The true first edition, first printing. 1913 stated on title page and First Impression, February, 1913 stated on the copyright page. Golden color silk cloth binding has minor rubbing and corner wear, minor loss at foot of spine. Front free end paper is missing. No previous owner's names. Page 7, triangular dog ear piece missing, affecting the "7". Illustration at page 27 missing about 1/4" along two sides of the white margin. Interior hinges are tender but holding. A scarce copy of the first printing.

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        Les Macrolépidoptères du Globe 2-4: Les Macrolépidoptères de la Région Paléarctique (with Supplements)

      Paris: E. Le Moult, 1913-1945. 3 vols, 224 col plates, text figs. 4to. HB. 4to, bound in 6 vols, cloth, rubbed; occasional light foxing, all plates clean. A vg set.. Text French. Palearctic Moths: Vol. II: Bombycides et Sphingides Paléarctiques, pp. vii, 479, 56 plates; Supplement II: vi, (1), vi, (1), 312, 16 plates; Vol. III: Hétérocères Noctuiformes, pp. iii, 511, 75 plates; Supplement III: 26 plates; Vol. IV: Géométrides, pp. v, 479, 25 plates; Supplement IV: 26 plates (numbered 1-12, 15-17, 19-29). All published (no text was published for Supplements to vols III + IV of the French edition). Fine chromolithographic plates.

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        Plakat. Niedersächsische Kunstausstellung STADE 1913. - 1. Aug-30. Sept.

      Druck: H. Boesking, Bremen 1913 - Bremen, Druck: H. Boesking, 1913, ca. 89 x 60 cm, Original-Plakat, im Druck signiert. Oberfläche etwas berieben, gerollt. Sprache: Deutsch Oberfläche etwas berieben, gerollt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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