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        "Seven Happy Days" from The Studio, Volume Sixty.

      Imperial 8vo. Original half dark blue calf over marbled boards, spine lettered longitudinally in gilt; pp. [16]; a series of 16 pretty plates by Jessie M. King, including 7 intricate full-page illustrations in ethereal pastel shades heightened in silver foil with quotations from John Davidson and others; a fine copy. First edition. This work was issued as the Christmas Supplement to the Studio Magazine in 1913. Jessie M. King's plates are captioned: The Woodlands; Butterflies All Blue; The Sea Voices; The Lambs Play Always; Love's Golden Dream; I Pray You Hear My Song Of A Nest and The Garden. This volume contains some of Jessie M. King's finest illustrations and is quite beautiful.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Diary and Photograph Album.

      Photograph album 10.5 x 10.5 inches, brown cloth boards with nut and bolt binding; 52 stiff leaves of pasted-in b&w photographs alternating with leaves of typecript; a little rubbing to binder, browning to text leaves, very good. This anonymous diary - we only know that the author was called 'Sam' - records a trip to Europe by three young men from New York. Perhaps the most interesting part of the diary from an historical point of view covers the first fourteen days, when the friends were aboard RMS Carpathia, the ship which had, the previous year, led the attempts to rescue the survivors of the Titanic. Captain Arthur Rostron, who was heavily praised and decorated for his part in the rescue, continued in command of the Carpathia until sometime in 1913 and so may have been aboard the ship at this time. On 13 July the ship sailed to the rescue of another vessel whose engine had broken down; the diarist makes little comment, and so one wonders if he even knew of the Carpathia's dramatic recent history. His main concerns are girls, games and good dinners, and this part of the diary contains fascinating descriptions and photographs of life on board a steam liner, including a shuffle-board tournament, a 'cock fight' (in which two bound men have to push each other out of a chalk circle), a needle threading contest and fancy dress parties. He also records the living conditions of a low-fare passenger : "Our stateroom is very unsatisfactory, being a small room with four berths, no wardrobe... Only two at a time can dress not very confortably at that. Room is very hot, and stuffy". The rest of the diary concerns the friends' grand tour around Europe, passing through the great sights of Italy, France and Holland and ending up in London, where the author has a very unsatisfactory meal and a rather peculiar moustache trim. They embarked for home on 27th August on the Oceanic which, being "far inferior" to the Carpathia, attracts less attentive description. An excellent contemporary source for information on the daily events and lifestyle on board ocean liners in their heyday.

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        Mother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes

      London: William Heinemann, n.d. [1913]., 1913. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. pp. xi, 160. With 13 colour illustrations including frontispiece, and a further 85 engravings. In recent half blue/grey morocco, with colour illustrated cloth from original boards. Top edge green, others untrimmed. A near-fine copy of a scarce book. London-born Arthur Rackham was one of the leading artists during the golden age of Edwardian gift books. Following seven years at the Lambeth School of Art he began using the new half-tone process, his fame spreading upon the publication of his illustrated 'Grimm's Fairy Tales'. In 1905 his illustrated 'Rip van Winkle' introduced him to the US public. One year later 'Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens' was published. Rackham was made a full member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in 1908, and was honoured abroad, with gold medals from Milan (1906) and Barcelona (1911). His illustrations for many classics followed including Alice In Wonderland (1907), Gulliver's Travels (1909), Aesop's Fables (1912), A Christmas Carol (1915), King Arthur (1917) Cinderella (1919), Sleepy Hollow (1928), The Night Before Christmas (1931), Hans Andersen (1932), Pied Pier of Hamelin (1934) and Poe's Tales (1935). His final book was The Wind In the Willows (1940).

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        Historical Sketches of the Ninth Michigan Infantry (General Thomas' Headquarters Guards)-- With an Account of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee Sunday, July 13th, 1862

      Coldwater, Michigan: Daily Courier Print, 1913. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The very uncommon 1913 1st edition. Solid and VG+ in its dark cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and device at the panels. Small former owner name and tag at the front pastedown, otherwise very clean. Octavo, 76 pgs., fold-out plate at rear. Also includes "Four Years Campaigning in the Army of the Cumberland" by Chalres W. Bennett; "Regimental Meetinmgs Since the War" by Henry C. Rankin of Company C; and "Regimental and Company Organizations" by Frank A. Lester, Jr., son of Frank Lester, Co. C.

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        Handleiding -: bij het ontwerpen van:- motieven naar plantvormen

      S.L. Van Looy, Amsterdam, [1913] - 36 coloured plates Small stamp on title-page and front cover, covers very lightly browned, but a very nice copy; ownership signature on front pastedown Tekelenburg’s fluid designs feature repetitive motifs within a single pattern. The result is a series of elegant naturalist design suggestions of textile and wallpaper manufactures. Not in Getty or CCA. Loose as issued in original quarter decorative boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Book of Pictures

      New York: The Century Company, (1913). Leather_bound. One volume. Quarto Arthur Rackham, Book of Pictures with introduction by Sir. Arthur Quiller-Couch, forty-four tipped in coloured plates with captioned tissue guard. Bound in three quarter tan morocco over marbled boards, top edge gilt. spine gilt decorations, raised bands, marbled endpaper. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        The Old Silver of American Churches

      Arden Press, Letchworth, Herts: 1913 - (UK) Owner's name to end paper, rubbing to head and foot of spine, some wear to lower edge of front cover, showing boards benealth the cloth, a bit of rubbing to cover corner tips, pages clean, hinges solid, about Very Good; no dust jacket probably as published. 38.5 x 30cm, original green buckram cloth with titles in bright gilt, top edge gilt, lxxxvii, 566pp, index. 145 B&W photo plates of church silver. This is a beautifully produced book, in letterpress with the first letter of the chapters and the marginal subject headings printed in red. There were 506 copies printed of which this is copy 433. "Privately printed ofr the National Society of Colonial Dames of Amerca" The book describes over 2000 pieces of fine silver made before 1825 by American silversmiths. A very heavy oversize book. (18.0 LHQ HOQ 103/0 Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst … with Notes on the Ballets by Jean Cocteau

      London: Fine Arts Society, 1913. First English edition. With frontispiece portrait, 50 colored plates, 27 monochrome plates. 1 vols. Folio. Original half vellum gilt. Small scuff at foot of spine, very good, internally clean. First English edition. With frontispiece portrait, 50 colored plates, 27 monochrome plates. 1 vols. Folio. The beautifully produced volume was the first work in English on the art and theatrical designs of Leon Bakst. A standard, indispensable work.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Turquie agonisante

      Calmann-Lévy 1913 - - Calmann-Lévy, Paris 1913, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à motifs africanisants, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, couvertures conservées, élégante reliure signée de Thomas Boichot. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Holland paper. Beautiful copy preserved witnesses. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Classici del Ridere. Formiggini. Raccolta. 123 Volumi.

      - Genova - Roma, A. F. Formiggini Editore, 1913 - 1938. Stampata con estrema cura anche nella veste formale dei volumi (la copertina della Collezione è di Adolfo De Carolis), il Formiggini vi raccolse le opere dei classici di ogni cultura, di ogni tempo, che avessero una qualche attinenza col ridere. Così, classici italiani e stranieri, antichi, moderni e contemporanei, prosatori, poeti dialettali, commediografi si alternarono nella Collezione. Questa Collana, fin dalla progettazione nel 1912, fu da lui considerata la più vasta e la più caratteristica manifestazione della sua attività editoriale. La Collana, che costituisce una delle principali realizzazioni dell'editore modenese, è caratterizzata dalla presenza in ogni testo di numerose xilografie, commissionate a incisori dell'epoca. In essa si produssero nobilmente molti dei più noti xilografi e bianconeristi italiani (A. De Carolis, Emilio Mantelli, G. Doré). La Collana è formata da 105 numeri pubblicati dal 1913 al 1938. Noi ne possediamo 123 compresi il nr. 00 "La ficozza filosofica del Fascismo" e gli ultimi due numeri 106 e 107 stampati a Milano da Bietti. ed i seguenti doppi: n. 2, 4, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 24, 25, 32, 33, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 71, 79, 93), (numeri tripli: 62, 63, 64). Numeri mancanti: 51, 69, 74, 82, 96, 98, (101 - 102 - 103 Le dame Galanti) , 104. Buono stato di conservazione della raccolta. PAx

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        The Tale of Lohengrin, Knight of the Swan,

      London: G. G. Harrap & Co., , [1913]. by T. W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogàny. Narrow quarto. Original full vellum, gilt lettered spine, gilt lettered and decorated front cover, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece and illustrated half-title, title, contents, and introduction leaves, 8 tipped-in colour plates, 45 full-page illustrations, elaborate decorative borders and smaller illustrations throughout, printed on pale grey paper. Very small blemish to gilt motif on front cover, front cover slightly sprung. An excellent copy, with the additional etched plate in its original envelope. First Pogany edition, number 107 of 525 copies signed by Pogany. "His illustrations to Wagner's Tannhäusser (1911), Parsifal (1912) and Lohengrin (1913) may be preferred to Rackham's Wagner illustrations as they have a strong Germanic fin de siècle feel about them. A mixture of colour plates, lithographs and line drawings on heavy grey paper, they were a popular and unusual feature of the Christmas market of those years" (Felmingham, The Illustrated Gift Book 1880-1930, 1988, p. 60). This copy has the additional etched plate signed by Pogany, showing Wagner as an ancient seer surrounded by his creations.

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        On the Elementary Electrical Charge and the Avogadro Constant. SS. 109-143 mit 3 Abbildungen. In: The Physical Review. Vol. II., Series II.

      Lancaster Selbstverlag 1913 - (25 x 17,5 cm). IV, 536 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe seiner berühmten Arbeit, in der er den Wert für die elektrische Elemantarladung erstmals mit einer Präzision angibt "which would serve the world of science for a generation" (DSB). 1923 bekommt er dafür den Nobelpreis für Physik. - Millikan gelingt es, die Tröpfchenladung von zerstäubten Öltröpfchen zwischen zwei Kondensatorplatten zu messen und daraus nicht nur die Ladung des Elektrons exakt zu bestimmen, sondern auch ihre atomistische Natur nachzuweisen. - Stempel auf Titel. Einband leicht berieben. Rücken etwas ausgebleicht, sonst wohlerhalten. - DSB 9, 395 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        The Vanishing Race. The Last Great Indian Council. A Record in Picture and Story of the Last Great Indian Council, Participated in by Eminent Indian Chiefs from Nearly Every Indian Reservation in the United States, Together with the Story of Their Lives as Told by Themselves - Their Speeches and Folklore Tales - Solemn Farewell and the Indians' Story of the Custer Fight

      Garden City. : Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913. First edition. Decorated hard cover. . Near fine copy (spine lightly sunned). 4to. Illustrated. Important reference work.

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        Princess Badoura: A Tale From the Arabian Nights

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Dulac, Edmund. Signed by Illustrator. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1913]. First and limited edition, no. 87 of 750 issued. Hardcover. 113 pp. Spine lightly sunned with minor edge wear. Faint toning at the page edges. 10 tipped in full color plates with printed tissue guards illustrated by Edmund Dulac who signs his name on the limitations page. Exhibition leaflet for the original paintings by Dulac laid in.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Autograph Letter Signed (ALS) thanking the publishers for sending an art book

      Rue de Varenne 1913 - One sheet, Rodin's personal stationary, folded into four leaves, written on the first leaf only. One additional crease where the letter was folded, otherwise in excellent condition. Roughly translated as follows: "77 Rue de Varenne (VII') | February 11, 1913 | Gentlemen, I received your superb edition of the book on art and thank you infinitely for sending it, which has given me great pleaure and I send you all my thanks for this volume which is a beautiful work of (lithography?) and delicate engravings. Be assured, gentlemen, of the expression of my highest esteem and my very kindest regards. Aug. Rodin" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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        Institutiones Calculi Integralis. Volumen primum - Opera Omnia, Series I, Opera Mathematica, Volumen XI

      Lipsiae et Berolini: Typis et in Aedibus B. G. Teubneri, 1913. Ediderunt Friedrich Engel et Ludwig Schlesinger. Sub Auspiciis Societatis Scientiarum Naturalium helveticae. Erenda curaverunt Ferdinand Rudio, Adolf Krazer, Paul Stäckel. Großformatige Originalbroschur (28,5 x 21,5 cm) mit festen Buchdeckeln, 462 Seiten. Mit Pappschuber. Sehr guter Zustand.

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        Maschinen für die Papierfabrikation. 2 Bände.

      Warmbrunn Selbstverlag () 1913 - (36 x 46,5 cm). 7 Bll./ 5 Bll. Mit 2 farbig lithographierten Titelblättern und 126 meist doppelblattgroßen lithographierten Tafeln. Geprägte Original-Halbleinwandbände. Monumentale Firmenschrift der mehrfach prämierten Maschinen-Bauanstalt. Sie geht auf eine erstmals 1894 mit 55 Tafeln erschienene Schrift zurück, die hier jedoch bedeutend umgearbeitet, vermehrt und erstmals mit einem zweiten Band versehen wurde. "Das vorliegende Werk soll mein heutiges Können zeigen und den Fortschritt im vorvergangenen Jahrzehnt dartun" (Vorwort). - Die dekorativen Titelblätter jeweils mit einer großen Firmenansicht. Die Tafeln mit technischen Zeichnungen von bereits aufgestellten Maschinen unter Nennung des jeweiligen Kunden, unterteilt in Papiermaschinen, Karton-Maschinen, Zellulose-Entwässerungsmaschinen, Holländer, Kollergänge sowie verschiedene Hilfsmaschinen. - Die Firma H. Füllner war einer der führenden Papiermaschinenhersteller mit Kunden in aller Welt. - Band 1 mit aufgezogenem Titelblatt, verstärktem Vorsatz und leicht bestoßenem Einband. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten und sehr selten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Goldener Himmel-Schlüssel. Ein sicherer Führer zu einem frommen Leben und gottseligen Sterben, nebst ausführlicher Belehrung über die vier letzten Dinge, zugleich eine praktische Anleitung, wie wir den armen Seelen helfen und uns vor dem Fegfeuer bewahren

      St.joseph Verlags-anstalt für kathlolische Schriften S.Wegmann, Mannheim. 1913 30 cm. 612 Seiten. Illustrierter Leineneinband gebrauchsspuren, einband an den kanten bestoßen, teils gebogen, etwas fleckig, seiten randgebräunt, teilsweise gering und etwas fleckig. \"katholische haussegen..der segen gottes komme reichlich über dieses haus und über alle, die in demselben wohnen!die gnade des hl. geistes heilige alle!der name , in dem allen heil ist, der allerheiligste und süßeste name jesus ergieße in reichlichem maße heil und segenüber dieses haus und alles was darin ist!es möge in diesem hause stets fortwealten und herrschen frieden, eintracht und aufrichtige liebe, unschuld , frömmigkeit, gottesfurcht. die allerheiligste jungfrau und mutter gottes maria wolle in mütterlicher sorgfalt alle bewahren vor allem uebel des leibes und seele ! die mächtige fürbitte des glowürdigen heiligen joseph erflehe unsern arbeiten glückliches gedeihen und allen unsren leiden reichliche verdienste!die heiligen schutzengel beschützen alle in diesem hause vor allen nachstellungen des bösen feindes und vor jeden unglück und führen einst und alle sicher ins himmlische vaterland,!der segen des allmächtigen gottes des vaters des sohnes und des heil. geistes komme über uns und bleibe bei uns immerda amen.\".imprimatur augstae vindelicorum dr. henle, Vic. gen. Steber..die vier letzten dinge, der tod, der himmel, das erreichte ziel userer reise, die hölle , das verfehlte ziel unserer reise, die allgemeine vollendung.. der fegefeuer, armenseelen-glauben, armenseelengaben und armenseelenhilfe, das gebet, armenseelen-ehrung, teil gebet- und andachtbuch zum troste der armen seelen, beigabe zum goldenen himmelschlüssel..\"Auszüge aus dem Buch Versand D: 5,00 EUR [andachten, gebete, messen, meßfeier, kirchenjahr, anläße, Christentum , Geschichte, Heiligsprechung, Theologie, Glaube, Zeremonie, Protokoll, heilige Jahr, Festakt]

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        Dessins sur les danses d'Isadora Duncan précédés de la danseuse de Diane.

      A la Belle Edition, Paris - Glose de Fernand DIVOIRE. Paris, A La Belle Edition, s.d., (1913), in-8 broché, 26 feuilles non chiffrées. Six pages d'hommage à la célèbre danseuse précèdent une suite d'une vingtaine de dessins à la pointe sèche, légers et finement esquissés par DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC. Affectueux ENVOI de DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC sur le contreplat. Couverture salie et déchirée sans manque, légers plis et déchirures internes. Livres

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        Haschisch. Erzählungen. Mit dreizehn Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin.

      München Georg Müller 1913 - 7 Bll., IV, 109 S., 3 Bll. Mit 13 ganzseit. Illustr. Gr.-8vo (ca. 25,5 x 20 cm). OLEDER mit RSch., Goldfileten a. den Deckeln u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Nr. 24 von 50 Exemplaren der VORZUGSAUSGABE auf van Geldern-Bütten. Erste Ausgabe mit den Kubin-Illustrationen. Horodisch A14; Raabe 58. - Haschisch (Der Haschischklub. Die Geliebte des Teufels. Eine Nacht des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts. Karneval. Die Sünde wider den Heiligen Geist. Die Botschaft). Der Schmugglersteig. - Oscar Adolf Hermann Schmitz (1873-1931), Schwager von A. Kubin, war ein gefragter Gesellschaftsschriftsteller u. Mitglied der Münchner Bohème. Mit seinem 1902 erstmals erschienenen Erzählwerk "Haschisch" trug er wesentlich zur Entwicklung der phantastischen Literatur bei. - Rückenleder etwas berieben, Deckel mit kl. Kratzsp., Vors. leicht braunfleckig; gutes Exemplar [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Interpretation of Dreams.

      London: George Allen & Company, Ltd.,, 1913. Authorised Translation of Third Edition with Introduction by A. A. Brill. Octavo. Original grey-blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered gilt. Spine slightly faded, tips a little rubbed, newspaper clippings to verso of front free endpaper and first blank. A beautiful, unusually bright copy. First edition in English, first impression, first state (UK issue). With the publisher's tipped-in label stating that the sale of the book is "limited to Members of the Medical, Scholastic, Legal and Clerical professions". Intended to be a medical handbook, this book is not often found in such nice condition, and is the scarcer of the two states (the other being the first edition sheets bound with the Macmillan cancel title page for issue in America). It was originally published as Die Traumdeutung (Lepizig & Vienna 1900), and this translation by Abraham Brill, the Austrian-born psychiatrist and the first psychoanalyst to practice in the United States, introduced Freud to English-speaking world for the first time. "This is 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).

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        Scotts Last Expedition


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        ALS to John Fleming about Kiplings sister 1913


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        The Happy Prince


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        Photograph Album Documenting Life at The Interlaken School

      La Porte, Indiana: The Interlaken School, 1913. Photograph Album. Very Good. Presentation album is about 4" x 7" with 33 linen leaves each with one mounted photograph measuring about 3" x 5", all captioned in the negative. Photos are in nice shape with some slight curling; one with a small scuff. Minor wear to album. After returning home from attending Heidelberg and Freiburg Universities in Germany, Edward Rumley created one of the first progressive boarding schools in the United States in 1907 "to teach boys to live" by focusing on "hand and muscle work as well as brain work and development of the mind." The curriculum was based upon tenants expounded by Leo Tolstoy and Germanic ideas of a "new order." The school was highly regarded by both educators and the public and quite successful until anti-German sentiment forced its closure when the U.S. entered World War One. Photos include students working in fields and shops, boys constructing school facilities, the baseball and football teams, temporary tent lodging, and more.

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        Vieux habits, vieux galons. Illustrations de Maurice Leloir

      L. Carteret Éditeur, Ancienne Librairie Conquet 1913 - Paris, L. Carteret Éditeur, Ancienne Librairie Conquet, 1913. In—8, 2 feuillets non chiffrés, XVI, 265 pages et 1 feuillet non chiffré. Rares rousseurs. Plein maroquin vert, dos à 5 nerfs, dos décoré de filets dorés formants des caissons, emblèmes napoléoniens à l’intérieur des caissons (aigles et N couronnés), dos uniformément passé ; plats ornés de deux triples filets dorés entre lesquels figurent des écoinçons aux armes de l’Empire ; contre-plats doublés de soie rouge moirée, ornés de deux doubles filets entre lesquels une frise dorée est apposée ; tranches dorées ; ex-libris de Paul CARON sur la deuxième garde volante. (CARAYON). Illustrations de Maurice Leloir, gravées au burin et à l'eau forte par Léon Boisson : un frontispice, deux vignettes sur la 1ère couverture et sur le titre, 9 vignettes de chapitres, 9 culs-de-lampe, 7 hors texte et une vignette de Table. Un des 170 exemplaires sur papier vélin du Marais. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 board gilt. With 13 coloured plates, captioned tissue-guards and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Spine darkened, a little faint foxing to contents. An excellent copy. Signed limited edition. Number 15 of 1,130 copies signed by Rackham.

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        Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1913. With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Quarto. Original white cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 43 plates on brown paper with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text. A little browning to spine and cloth, occasional faint foxing to contents; an excellent copy. Signed limited edition. Number 884 of 1,030 copies signed by Rackham.

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        The Passionate Friends.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1913. A Novel. Octavo. Original green vertically-ribbed cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt with vine motifs in blind, top edge gilt. Spine gently rolled, extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, very faint spotting to edges and prelims, free endpapers browned. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To Vernon Lee. fr[om] H. G. And next time I shall insist" on the front free endpaper. A notable association copy: Vernon Lee was the pseudonym of Violet Paget (1856-1935), art historian, author of supernatural fiction, and Wells's fellow contributor to the Yellow Book. The two became friends in 1904, finding themselves politically as well as artistically aligned. Lee's collection of philosophical essays, Gospels of Anarchy (1908), is dedicated to him: "Of all the subjects she considers in Gospels of Anarchy, H. G. Wells came closest to sharing Vernon Lee's vision of a world ruled by an intellectual elite, the philosopher-kings whom Wells, in A Modern Utopia (1905), called the Samurai" (Colby, Vernon Lee: A Literary Biography, p. 279). The Passionate Friends was Wells's last book before the onset of war in 1914, an event which led to the break-up of his friendship with Lee following a vituperative exchange of letters in the Nation and the Labour Leader which "reverberated internationally" (Colby, p. 289). Wells was an enthusiastic supporter of the Allied cause, whereas Lee was an outspoken pacifist. "The full range of her influence on other writers and artists is, as yet, unappreciated. Vernon Lee deserves to be recognized for the exceptional life she led as a woman of letters" (ODNB).

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        La serie dei terreni.

      Bologna, Zanichelli, 1932, due volumi in-4? mezza tela, pp. 1099 con fig. n.t.39 tav. f.t. e una grande cartina a col. rip. in fine (Spedizione Italiana De Filippi nell'Himalaia, Caracorum e Turchestan cinese (1913-1914). Serie II. Vol. II. Alla copertina del 1? volume dedica autografa firmata dell'A. al Prof. Arnold H. Heim e timbro della "Bibliotek Geolog. Institut der Eidg. Techn. Hochschule". Nel 2? vol. la tav. VIII ? parzialmente staccata (ma completa) con piccole abrasioni mentre le tav. IX, XXi, XXII, XXV, XXIX, XXXV, XXXVII, XXXVIII e XXXIX hanno abrasioni pi? o meno vistose.

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        Denkschrift anlässlich der Fertigstellung der 5000. Lokomotive. Mit einem Rückblick auf die Entwicklung der Orenstein & Koppel - Arthur Koppel AG.

      Berlin 1913 - (32,5 x 25 cm). 137 (richtig 139) S. Mit 2 Tafeln in Heliogravüre, 1 gefalteten farbigen Karte und zahlreichen Abbildungen mit mehreren mitpaginierten Tafeln. Original-Leinwandband. Aufwändige und seltene Festschrift der 1876 gegründeten Berliner Maschinenbaufirma, mit interessanten Abbildungen aus der Produktion und vielen schönen Lokomotivendarstellungen. - Karte mit geklebtem Einriss (Tesa), sonst sehr gut erhalten

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        Hunting the Elephant in Africa

      NY: Macmillan & Co, 1913. First American. Hardcover. VG+. And other recollections during 13 years wanderings. With an intro by Theodore Roosevelt. 379 pp, ill. One of the great elephant hunting classics by the prolific and widely collected (and respected) authors of big game hunting classics. Recased in orig cloth with new end papers, very slight wear at top of spine. Classic, collectible and great reading book.

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        Original caricature signed, believed to be of the French composer Paul Dukas (1865-1935)

      - Octavo, 189 x 149 mm. Dated 1913. Blue pen and wash. Slightly worn and foxed, especially to verso; creased at upper edge and central fold; remnants of adhesive to upper corners of verso.Together with:A handsome postcard photograph of Caruso seated, stylishly dressed, with cigarette and cane in hand. 136 x 84 mm., with the name of the photographer's studio (Brogi), printed to lower right edge of recto, the name and London address of the publisher Breitkopf and Härtel and "Printed in Germany" printed to verso. Slightly browned; remnants of adhesive to verso. "With his original treatment of traditional forms, his highly inventive approach to musical drama, and his importance as a teacher and writer, [Paul Dukas] occupies a central position in French musical history. Dukas was not only an influence on many French 20th-century composers and others such as Zemlinsky and Berg, but also remains important in his own right. His reputation rests on only a small number of compositions, notably the Piano Sonata, Ariane et Barbe-bleue, the ballet La Péri and L'apprenti sorcier. Dukas's influence as a critic, from 1892 to 1932, can be compared with Debussy's; his informed opinions reveal great sensitivity to the musical and aesthetic changes that took place during the period." Manuela Schwartz and G.W. Hopkins in Grove Music Online.

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        Turquie agonisante

      Edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Holland paper.Beautiful copy preserved witnesses. Calmann-Lévy Paris 1913 12x19cm broché

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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift und Miniaturzeichnung. Leipzig, 14. März 1941. 1 1/3 Seite. Briefkopf mit Orig.-Radierung (Frauenbildnis darstellend).

      0 - Autograph - Hübscher Brief mit einer Radierung am Kopf, an die Geliebte des Künstlers, die Fotografin Gerda Schimpf (1913-2014). - Beiliegt das im Brief als Geschenk erwähnte Buch: "Claude Monet", von Léon Werth. Les Editions Cres. 43 Seiten und 73 Tafelabbildungen, 3 Bl. 1928. 4°. Orig.-Broschur. Das Buch mit eigenhändiger Widmung von Max Schwimmer a. Vortitelblatt: "Meiner Gerdine zum 14.III.41, mit den sehnlichsten Wünschen, Max". - Max Schwimmer, (1895 Leipzig - 1960 ebenda), war ein deutscher Maler, Graphiker und (Buch)-Illustrator, Professor und Leiter der Abteilung Graphik an der Staatlichen Akademie für Graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe 1946 - 1950, dann Leiter der Abteilung Grafik an der Dresdner Hochschule für Bildende Künste. - Schöner Erhaltungszustand. Autographen; Kunst, Art; Literatur / Literature [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Arabian Nights

      UK: A & C Black. London, A & C Black, 1913. Hardback. Deluxe edition, being one of 250 copies signed by the publisher. Very good condition with bumping to the spine tips and corners, front hinge pulled with webbing showing. The odd bit of spotting to some leaves, some offsetting to endpapers. Upper board a little rubbed, but less so than usually seen. . Very Good. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1913.

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      [London]: Hodder & Stoughton, [, 1913]. n. This is an attractively bound copy of Quiller-Couch's third collection of fairy tales, with consistently winning illustrations by Nielsen. It appears to be a variant of the Edition De Luxe, with two more plates than the trade edition, but it is not signed by Nielsen, as the 500 copies of that edition were supposed to be. The cheeky, somewhat campy illustrations here strongly reflect the influence of Aubrey Beardsley, an artist much admired by Nielsen. An English writer and critic of Cornish descent who published under the pseudonym "Q," Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944) is perhaps best rememberd as the compiler of the monumental "Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900." The fairy tales in the present volume are "Minon-Minette," "Felicia or the Pot of Pinks," "The Twelve Dancing Princesses," "Rosanie or the Inconstant Prince," "The Man Who Never Laughed," "John and the Ghosts," and "The Czarina's Violet.". 318 x 229 mm. (12 1/2 x 9"). xii, 163, [1] pp. FINE GREEN MOROCCO BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with single gilt fillet border, upper cover with gilt titling; raised bands, gilt-ruled compartments, turn-ins with single gilt fillet, marbled endleaves, top edge gilt. WITH 26 COLOR PLATES BY KAY NIELSEN tipped-in on gray stock with decorative frames, each with captioned and decorated tissue guards. Two leaves with short closed tear to fore margin, slight browning to edges of leaves, additional trivial defects, but QUITE A FINE COPY, clean internally and in an unworn binding. This is an attractively bound copy of Quiller-Couch's third collection of fairy tales, with consistently winning illustrations by Nielsen. It appears to be a variant of the Edition De Luxe, with two more plates than the trade edition, but it is not signed by Nielsen, as the 500 copies of that edition were supposed to be. The cheeky, somewhat campy illustrations here strongly reflect the influence of Aubrey Beardsley, an artist much admired by Nielsen. An English writer and critic of Cornish descent who published under the pseudonym "Q," Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944) is perhaps best rememberd as the compiler of the monumental "Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900." The fairy tales in the present volume are "Minon-Minette," "Felicia or the Pot of Pinks," "The Twelve Dancing Princesses," "Rosanie or the Inconstant Prince," "The Man Who Never Laughed," "John and the Ghosts," and "The Czarina's Violet."

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      London GLENDINING & CO. 1913. GLENDINING & CO.: London, 1913. W. L. BEHRENS COLLECTION Part III SWORD FITTINGS, TSUBA, METAL. Catalogue by Henri L. Joly. This is the ORIGINAL CATALOGUE, printed in 3 VOLUMES. Published by GLENDINING & CO., LONDON, MCMXIII-MCMXIV (1913-1914). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO ONLY 100 COPIES, THIS BEING COPY #58. From the Copyright / Limitation page (found in Volume One of this Three Volume Set of Part III of the W.L. Behrens Collection): "Printed to ONE HUNDRED COPIES ONLY of which this is NUMBER 58 by Riddle, Smith and Duffus, Victoria Works, Forest Hill, S.E. / COLLOTYPE PLATES by the Photophane Co., Cranfield Works, Brockley, London, S.E. / PUBLISHED BY Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Argyll Street, London, W." Three Volumes, Original Printed Paper Wrappers / Softcovers, 10x12 inches. The three volumes contain 125 pages of Text (pages numbered consecutively) plus a few prelim pages in Volume I (Title-Page, Limitation Page, Preface) plus a Printer's Colophon page at the end of Volume III; each volume also has a front and rear blank endpaper. The three volumes also contain a total of 83 COLLOTYPE PLATES, each printed on its own page and each with its own PRINTED TISSUE GUARD. The original W. L. Behrens Collection was published in four parts, each part consisting of 3 volumes. The four parts are: Part I: Netsuke, Part II: Lacquer and Inro, Part III: Sword Fittings, Tsuba, Metal, and Part IV: Chinese and Japanese Miscellanea, Buddhistic Section and Chinese Antiques, Varia. This original W. L. BEHRENS COLLECTION PART III : METAL, TSUBA, SWORD-FITTINGS, which I am offering, is the most difficult to find and the most sought after of the four part W.L. Behrens collection catalogues. Part III was reprinted in 1966 in a single volume in a smaller format and without the dazzling quality of collotype plates (a much cheaper printing process was used). The 1966 reprint can be found, but this ORIGINAL 3 VOLUME CATALOGUE, printed in an edition of only 100 numbered copies, is almost Impossible to Find. The set comes in a custom made box with blue cloth covered boards, leather spine label titled in gilt (H. L. Joly / The W. L. BEHRENS COLLECTION / MCMXIIII - MCMXIV), snaps on the front flaps, and inner tie strings. I do not know who had the custom box made. CONDITION: The three volumes are in VERY GOOD condition. The covers have some spine creases from use, light wear to the spine ends, light corner creases, some spine sunning and some offsetting; the front cover of Volume III has a horizontal crease across its face and a 2 1/2 inch closed tear starting at its bottom edge that has been repaired on the backside with clear tape; internally, there are some light signs of handling, a small crease or scrape, and a few corner tip creases here and there; Volume III has a crease across its front blank endpaper; overall the inner pages are tight, bright, clean and unmarked. ALL the Collotype Plates and their printed tissue guards are present and gorgeous. A solid, complete, very nice set. The custom made case is in Good Condition with some scrapes, rubs and general wear; the leather spine label is worn and has some scratches; overall the case is solid and still doing the job its previous owner had it made to do. SCARCE. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This item will be heavy to ship and will require substantial additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Thanks. Very Good

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        Die Werke.

      Berlin: Hobbing -1914 1913 - Hrsg. von Gustav B. Volz. Deutsch von Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski u.a. 10 Bände. Mit zahlreichen Karten, Tafeln und Illustrationen nach Adolf von Menzel. Braune Original-Halblederbände mit reicher ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Deckelbezügen. - Vorsätze teils etwas gebräunt, insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes, dekoratives Exemplar. Gedächtnisausgabe zur Erinnerung an die 200jähr. Geburtstagsfeier des Königs, Kaiser Wilhelm II. zur Feier seines 25jähr. Regierungsjubiläums in prächtigen dunkelroten Original-Halblederbänden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kêng Tschi T'u . Ackerbau und Seidengewinnung in China. Ein Kaiserliches Lehr- und Mahn- Buch. Hamburg, L. Friederichsen & Co., 1913.

      1913 1913 - Folio. Pp. viii, 194, (ii). With 102 plates (a few loose) and many illustrations in the text. Original cloth, rebacked with old spine preserved, rubbed. Red Asian stamps. First edition. A rare, comprehensive work on the Gengzhitu or "the Procedures of Agriculture and Silk-Production" in China. Franke provides a complete translation of the 1696 edition commissioned by the Kangxi emperor and furthermore gives a detailed comparison to the Japanese edition of 1676 which was based on the Sung-dynasty edition by Lou Shou. Agriculture and silk production held a special place in China and both occupations were regarded as paramount for the well-being of the state. Included in "Abhandlungen des Hamburgischen Kolonialinstitut". Not in Cordier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thesaurus Japonicus.

      Bln, Reimer, 1913/1919/1920. - Erste Ausgabe. Standardwerk. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6001 32,5/25 cm. XI (ungenau paginiert: beginnt mit VIII, davor aber nur 5 ungez. S.; u.U. fehlt ein weißes Blatt vor dem Titel sonst ist allles da),1,666/4,641,1/6,655,1 S. OHalbleinenbände mit Rückenbeschriftung und Leinenecken. Bezugspapier der Deckel z.T. mit kleinen Fehlstellen, Papier gering vergilbt. In Band 3 der vordere fl. Vorsatz und die ersten 3 Bl. mit Knickspur, Vorsätze etwas stockfleckig. Japanisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch. 3 Bände (alles). Lexikon der in der japanischen Sprache üblichen chinesischen Zeichen und ihre Zusammensetzungen samt den verschiedenen Arten der Aussprache und den Bedeutungen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The high-frequency spectra of the elements. 2 Teile. SS. 1024-1034 und 703-713. Mit 4 Abbildungen und 1 Tafel. - Und: N(iels) Bohr. On the constitution of atoms and molecules. SS. 1-25, 476-502 und 857-875. In: Philosophical Magazine, 6th series, Vol. 26 und 27.

      London Taylor & Francis -14 1913 - (20 x 14 cm). VIII, 1064 S./ VIII, 1044 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, 41 Tafeln und 1 Tabelle. Halbleinwandbände der Zeit. Zu I: Erste Ausgabe von Moseleys berühmter Arbeit zur Bestimmung der Ordnungszahl der Elemente, ein Meilenstein in der Entwicklung der Atomphysik. - "Moseley, working under Rutherford an Manchester, used the method of X-ray spectroscopy devised by the Braggs to calulate variations in the wavelength of the rays emitted by each element. These he was able to arrange in a series according to the nuclear charge of each element. Thus if the nuclear charge of hydrogen is 1, in helium it is 2, in lithium 3, and so on by regular progression to uranium as 92. These figures Moseley called atomic numbers. He pointed out that they also represented a corresponding increase in extra-nuclear electrons and that it is the number and arrangement of these electrons rather than the atomic weight that determines the properties of an element. It was now possible to base the periodical table on a firm foundation, and to state with confidence that the number of elements up to uranium is limited to 92. When Moseley's table was completed, six atomic numbers had no corresponding elements; but Moseley himself was able to predict the nature of four of the missing elements"(PMM). - DSB 9, 542; PMM 407; Norman 1559. - Zu II: Erste Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden Arbeit zur Verbesserung von Rutherfords Atommodell. - "Bohr's three-part paper postulated the existence of stationary states of an atomic system whose behavior could be described using classical mechanics, while the transition of the system from one stationary state to another would represent a non-classical process accompanied by emission or absorption of one quantum of homogeneous radiation, the frequency of which was related to its energy by Planck’s equation" (Norman). - DSB 2, 239; PMM 411; Norman 258. - Vorsätze gestempelt. Einbände gering berieben. Rücken leicht fleckig. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes und nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar [Attributes: First Edition]

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      William Heinemann, London 1913 - Xix, 549 pp. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham: 24 tipped-in colour plates on grey paper with printed tissue guards plus 12 duotone plates and 66 illustrations in text. Full deep red morocco with gilt titles bound by Hatchards of Piccadilly with five raised bands, floral dentelles. Teg; red silk placemarker. A few very minor scuff marks to covers otherwise fine. Printed armorial bookplate to front pastedown. A handsome copy of this scarce and sought after volume. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Physikalische Grundlagen einer Gravitationstheorie. - Und: Marcel Grossmann. Mathematische Begriffsbildung der Gravitationstheorie.

      Zürich Zürcher & Furrer 1913 - (26 x 17 cm). SS. (284)-297. Original-Broschur. (Sonderdruck aus: Vierteljahrsschrift der Naturforsch. Ges. in Zürich). Erste Ausgabe im sehr seltenen Sonderdruck. - Einstein hat zusammen mit Grossmann (der ihn bei der Ausarbeitung mathematisch unterstützt hat) seine neue "Entwurf"-Theorie der Gravitation vor der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Frauenfeld dargestellt. Der Vortrag dient als eine Art "Probelauf" für seinen großen Vortrag vor der Gesellschaft deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte in Wien. Seine mathematisch aufwendigen Gleichungen führen zur spektakulären Vorhersage der Lichtabweichung im Schwerefeld. - Einband leicht knittrig und mit Lichtrand, sonst gut erhalten. - Weil 57; Alicke, Einstein 52a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Op. 8 no. 1]. Sechs Orchester-Lieder. op. 8. Klavierauszug von Anton v. Webern. [Piano-vocal score]. Complete set of 6 songs

      Universal-Edition [U.E. 3041-6], Wien-Leipzig 1913 - Six volumes. Folio. Original publisher's decorative wrappers printed in black within lavender border, titles within sepia border, both in art nouveau style.1. Natur. Text by Heinrich Hart (1885-1906). 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Mahler's works published by Universal dated VI [June] 1913. First Edition, later issue. 2. Das Wappenschild. Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. [i] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Max Reger's works published by Universal dated II [February] 1911. First Edition, first issue. 3. Sehnsucht. Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. 1f. (title), 3-5, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with cataloigue of Mahler's works as in no. 1. First Edition, later issue. 4. Nie ward ich, Herrin, müd. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Mahler's works published by Universal dated III [March] 1913. First Edition, later issue. 1911 issue, stamped "Ehren Exemplar" (complimentary copy). 5. Voll jener Süsse. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-8 pp. Lower wrapper with cataloigue of Mahler's works as in no. 1. First Edition, later issue. Together with another later issue with catalogue of Schoenberg's works published by Universal dated I [January] 1922. 1922 issue, with stamp of Dr. Karl Mück, music antiquarian in Vienna. 6. Wenn Vöglein klagen. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Max Reger's works published by Universal dated II [February] 1911. First Edition, first issue. Stamped "Ehren Exemplar" (complimentary copy), with annotations in pencil and crayon. Together with another later issue with catalogue of Schoenberg's works published by Universal dated I [January] 1922. Wrappers slightly worn and browned. Some minor internal wear and browning, but in very good condition overall. First Edition, first issues of nos. 2 and 6; the remainder First Edition, later issues. Rufer (Engl.) p. 27. Ringer p. 311. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 5-6. Webern's piano-vocal scores of Schoenberg's op. 8 were first published in March 1911. Full scores and sets of parts followed in 1913 and 1914 respectively. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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