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        The Dry-Fly Man's Handbook: A Complete Manual, including The Fisherman's Entomology, and The Making and Management of a Fishery

      London: George Routledge, 1913. Edition De Luxe, No. 36 of 100 copies, signed by the author on the title page. With 44 plates, mostly photogravures on mounted India proof paper, plus additional illustrations in the text. 1 vols. 4to. Red 3/4 calf, spine neatly laid down, else fine. Edition De Luxe, No. 36 of 100 copies, signed by the author on the title page. With 44 plates, mostly photogravures on mounted India proof paper, plus additional illustrations in the text. 1 vols. 4to. One of 100 Signed by Halford. An impressive volume with particularly attractive photogravure plates American fishing author Ted Trueblood's copy, given to him in 1951. Trueblood was author of The Angler's Handbook, Trout Trouble and Other Trouble, How to Catch More Fish, Hunter's Handbook: Indispensable Tips from a Famous Expert, etc.

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        K 626]. Mozarts Requiem Nachbildung der Originalhandschrift Cod. 17561 der k.k. Hofbibliothek in Wien in Lichtdruck [Subtitle]: Herausgegeben und erläutert von Alfred Schnerich

      Gesellschaft für Graphische Industrie [1913], Wien - Scarce. Oblong folio. Original publisher's boards. 1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), 1f., 7-32 pp. textual commentary in German. i-xcvi pp. autograph manuscript facsimile.Free front endpaper creased; signature to half title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE STRANGE CASES OF DR. STANCHON ...

      New York and London: D. Appleton and Company,. 1913. original decorated salmon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind.. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (which reproduces the. frontispiece on front panel) with shallow chip from upper spine end,. 30 x 40 mm chip from lower spine end (probably with loss of. publisher's imprint), light edge wear, rubbing and some closed splits. along folds, and several old internal tape mends at edges. Despite. the faults, an attractive example of a rare jacket. (#147363). First edition. First printing with code "(1)" at base of text on page 362. "A book of [ten] medical stories with emphasis on the psychic and psychopathic. Most ... are told in the form of mysteries ...." - Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 8. "The series called THE STRANGE CASES OF DR. STANCHION ... shows instances occurring among the clientele of a famous brain specialist, where the materialist might put aside the explanation of the supernatural, only to be confronted by still greater problems. The relation between insanity and ghostliness in recent fiction is significant and forms the crux of many a story since Poe. Mrs. Bacon's 'The Miracle,' for instance, has its setting in an insane asylum, but the uncanny happenings almost convince us of the sanity of the patients and the paranoia of the outsiders. We come to agree with the specialist that every person is more or less a paranoiac, and none more so than he who scoffs at the supernatural." - Scarborough, The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction, p. 254. See also Scarborough, pp. 289 and 299. "A solid collection of supernatural tales, curiously overlooked by critics, scholars and collectors. Bacon was a successful American author in the first quarter of the century, turning out commercial fiction of a fairly high quality. This book, along with MEDUSA'S HEAD, seems to be her main contribution to the fantastic genre. Several of the stories here were mentioned in Dorothy Scarborough's important 1917 study, The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction, but, aside from infrequent appearances in anthologies, they have been ignored since then. In all ten stories of this collection, the supernatural plays a key role, usually to facilitate the escape from some confining and threatening situation. In two of the stories, that situation itself is supernatural, but the key to escaping it is to first stop denying its existence and meet it in on its own grounds. The stories hinge on both uncanny survivals from the past (ghosts, hauntings, ancestral calls) and uncanny anticipations of the future (premonitions, warnings, precognitions). The author brings fresh thinking to all of these motifs, including the most traditional. In her haunted house story ('The Unburied'), the symptoms of the haunting are specific and unusual: all the female inhabitants of a cheerful, ordinary-looking house are seduced by a malign presence into actions of sexual depravity. A curse expressed and embodied in a concealed cache of old love letters turns out to be the cause, which is discovered by a Roman Catholic priest after Dr. Stanchon's persistent failure to consider any 'unscientific' explanation. In some cases Stanchon, a general practitioner, shows refreshingly unorthodox thinking, in others he sticks with conventional wisdom. He and his redoubtable nurse, Miss Jessop, re-appear through these otherwise unrelated stories, usually in minor roles. (It would be inaccurate to put this collection in the category of occult detectives, except perhaps as a revisionist example). In other stories, the author shows considerable inventiveness. The old housekeeper in 'The Miracle' turns out to be a ghost -- and perhaps something more. We eventually learn that she had died (medically pronounced as such) even though her long-time employer had kept up an unbroken conversation with her. It is hinted that, after she 'comes back,' her body becomes a window into other souls than her own, including people who are unknown to her but close to whomever she happens to be with. Bacon is very skillful at gradually and credibly building up the sort of atmosphere that makes the unbelievable seems believable. The notion of shivering in response to an uncanny tale has been so abused and degraded by blurb-writers that it is all but impossible now to speak of it seriously. But the phenomenon itself, which is a great deal rarer than those blurbers would have us believe, is all but impossible to dismiss when it happens to oneself. The physical responses of the body to art constitute a kind of supreme court whose judgments are beyond appeal. Laughter, tears, shivers, increased heart beat, involuntary exclamations (and on the other side of the ledger, yawns and drooping eyelids): let the sophisticated critic or writer dismiss these as vulgar, but let's see him produce them first. It's harder than it looks. A reasonable guess is that fewer than ten percent of ghost stories actually deliver the goods in such an irrefutable manner. The true figure may be closer to one percent. Bacon maneuvered this reader into such a state in four of these stories. Bacon's work also carries a certain thematic weight that's unusual for the genre, exploring ideas of bondage and escape in a frequently unorthodox manner. In several cases, the heroine is trapped in a gilded birdcage. Wealthy heroines, having everything done for them, come to feel useless and lose the zest for life. Escape comes by renouncing unearned wealth and taking up the struggle for one's daily bread. In another case ('The Crystal'), a young woman is trapped in a fast-track career and eventually has a nervous break-down. A moment of accidental crystal-gazing helps her get off the fast track and find the right path, which in her case means becoming the working wife of the captain of a tramp steamer. In the most moving of these stories ('The Key'), a wealthy but helpless middle-aged society woman is finally committed to an asylum for what would now be diagnosed as clinical depression. In a dream she learns how to escape the asylum, and proceeds to do so, with no plan but to follow instincts and opportunities. She disguises herself, adopts a new identity, is robbed of her jewels, and winds up as the housekeeper of a small boarding house in the suburbs, happy for the first time in her life. In 'The Gypsy' the author does not quite bring off a similar transition. But the mere effort to tackle such a riches-to-rags theme is laudable for its freshness." As with almost any popular writer, the social mores underlying Bacon's stories accurately reflect and amplify those of her time, with the result that, a century later, many seem dated. But, all in all, for thematic weight, stylistic polish and fantastic imagination, this deserves to be considered a core collection of American short supernatural fiction." - Robert Eldridge. Bleiler (1948), p. 37. Not in Bleiler (1978). Reginald 00698. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 B-64.

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        Le désespéré

      A Paris, Georges Crès 1913. In - 12 broché, couverture rempliée de 460 pages. Edition intégrale publiée avec une préface de l'auteur et un frontispice gravé par P - E Vuibert. 1 des 8 exemplaires sur chine, après 3 exemplaires sur vieux japon ; et portant le ° 10. Exemplaire en parfaite condition.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artgil]
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        The Happy Prince.

      London: Duckworth, , 1913. and Other Tales. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in purple morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, pictorial block to front board gilt, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, gilt edges. With 12 mounted colour plates, captioned tissue guards and some illustrations throughout the text. Some minor spotting to a few leaves otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. First Robinson edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Tale of Pigling Bland

      Published by Frederick Warne & Co., London; 1913. This lovely little first edition is in Near Fine condition. With bright clear pages and illustrations and housed in it's original boards, this copy is a must for any Beatrix Potter collection. The only flaws to speak of are some slight bumping to the corners and spine ends, some small marks and minor creasing to the rear board. There is no dustjacket. In all this is a great little book!

      [Bookseller: Everlasting Editions]
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        THE DRAGON .

      London: Grant Richards Ltd. Publishers, [1913] - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 [8] 9-356 [note: first leaf is a blank] + [28]-page publisher's catalogue dated 1913 on page [1] inserted at rear, original pictorial dark gray-green cloth, front panel stamped in black and red, spine panel stamped in gold and black. First edition. Science fiction novel of future war between Britain and China. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2029. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 43. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 235. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 195. Bleiler (1978), p. 178. Reginald 13024. Morse, The Works of M. P. Shiel Updated (1980), p. 190. Neat owner's signature dated 1933 on the front free endpaper. Just a bit of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, a clean, tight, nearly fine copy. A very nice copy of an attractive book. Scarce in this condition. (#149374) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Kêng Tschi T'u . Ackerbau und Seidengewinnung in China. Ein Kaiserliches Lehr- und Mahn- Buch

      L. Friederichsen, Hamburg 1913 - Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Text is in German. Ex-Library (not circulated). Number stamped on front free endpaper. Closed tears at spine. Tanning and creasing to spine. Chipping to spine ends. Pages lightly tanned. Stamp on edges of text-block. Black & white illustrations. Closed tears, chips and creasing to edges of wraps. Text block has slight wave to leading edge. Approximately the last half of the book is tipped in illustrations. Portion of leading edge of rear wrap missing. Portions of text in Chinese. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 131045. Oversized: additional shipping may be required for international orders. Please inquire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        RAILWAY ROUTES IN ALASKA; MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TRANSMITTING REPORT OF ALASKA RAILWAY COMMISSION; 62nd CONGRESS, 3d SESSION, 1912-1913; HOUSE DOCUMENTS, VOLUMES 118 and 119

      Government Printing Office/GPO, Washington, DC 1913 - Rail survey for possible routes in Alaska. Volume 118, 172 pages with all eight foldout maps present. Missing the title page. Volume 119, all laid in sixteen maps and three prifiles present. Each volume within the original tan buckram bindings. Cloth bidings soiled. Ex-library with pockets removed. Call numbers on spine. Maps appear unused. A very good set, seldom found with the maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Motion Picture Boys in the Jungle

      Grosset & Dunlap 1913 - A very good early edition in the rare dust jacket, complete but tanned, still very good. Front flap lists to one title after this one, so this may be a second printing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Danseuses cambodgiennes anciennes et modernes,

      P., Challamel 1913, - in-4, 179 pp., illustré d'un frotispice en couleur et de 132 gravures dans le texte et de 15 planches hors-texte d'après les dessins de l'auteur, broché, couverture rempliée avec jaquette cristal imprimée. La salle de danse et le public, l'éducation des danseuses royales, gestes et attitudes, costumes et bijoux, habillage et maquillage des danseuses, Leur organisation. Leur vie. Leur histoire. Un des plus beaux livres sur le sujet. Minimes petits accrocs à la jaquette, pli vertical au dos qui s'ouvre légèrement en pied, avec discrète trace de réencollage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Canada and its Provinces

      T&A Constable at the Edinburgh University Press, Toronto - Edinburgh University Press for the Publishers' Association of Canada Limited, Toronto, Canada, 1913. Hard Cover. Limited Ediiton. A History of the Canadian People and their Institutions by One Hundred Associates. Complete 23 Volume Set. The Author's Edition. It is limited to 875 impressions on All-Rag Watermarked Paper. This set being #489 of this Limited Edition. Printed by T. & A. Constable at the Edinburgh University Press for the Publishers' Association of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1913. Each volume has approximately 350 pages, each measures 11.2" x 8.4" x 2". Deep red endpapers. Books are clean and tight. Illustrations, maps and charts throughout the volumes. Original full dark green morocco leather with gilt emblem on the front cover and gilt titles and raised bands on spine. Top edges gilt. Gilt design on inner edges of front and back covers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte des Thüringischen Ulanen-Regiments Nr. 6 1813 - 1913,

      Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, Königliche Hofbuchhandlung Berlin 1913 - OLn, 408 S. + 183 S. Stammliste, mit 9 Vollbildern, 2 Uniformtafeln, 8 Vignetten und 5 gefalteten Marschkarten, ein Schutzblatt mit Einriß, Seiten rechsrandig leicht gebräunt, vorderer Deckel unten rechts etwas gestaucht, Erster Teil: Die Geschichte des Regiments von seiner Stiftung bis zum Jahre 1864, Zweiter Teil: Die Geschichte des Regiments vom Jahre 1865 bis zum Frühjahr 1890, Dritter Teil: Die Gschichte des Regiments vom Jahre 1890 bis zum 100jährigen Stiftungstage, Stammliste, Abbildungen, Uniformtafeln: 1. Die Uniformen der Kavallerie des Lützowschen Freikorps und des Regiments von 1816 - 1831, 2. Die Uniformen des Regiments von 1831 - 1913, Karten: 1. Marschkarte der Züge des Lützowschen Freikorps von März 1813 bis April 1815, 2. Marschskizze für den Feldzug in Frankreich 1815, Skizze des Schlachtfeldes von Ligny, 3. Marschskizze für den Feldzug i. d. Rheinpfalz u. Baden 1849, 4. Marschkarte für den Feldzug von 1866, 5. Marschkarte für den Feldzug von 1870-71(Wir bitten für diesen Artikel um Vorkasse) 1622 g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1913 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Muir signs and inscribes a first edition of his autobiography to an early member of the Sierra Club

      New York, 1913. 8vo.. "His signature and inscription, ""To Miss Elena E. Rice with many pleasant memories. John Muir 1913,"" accomplished on the front free endpaper of his book, The Story of My Boyhood and Youth (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company 1913) [vii], [294 pp.], 8vo, illustrated with nine plates as well as a frontispiece photogravure portrait of Muir and tissue guard bound in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt-titling. First edition, first issue. Rubbing and light soiling to boards, spine loose, light soiling to several pages, signature page having extraneous writing expertly concealed to leave a splendid appearance, overall very good condition.A rarely signed example of the first issue of Muir's autobiography that contains the passage, on page 217, with biting criticism of his neighbor's treatment of his half-wit son ""...none was bold enough or kind enough to break the blacksmith's jaw."" Elena Rice was an early member of the Sierra Club, which Muir helped found in 1892 (Nora Evans, ""Sixty Years with the Sierra Club,"" Sierra Club Oral History Project, 1976, 1-2)."

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        Berliner Porzellan. Die Manufaktur Friedrichs des Grossen 1763-1786. Herausgegeben im Auftrage und mit Unterstützung des Ministeriums für Handel und Gewerbe zum einhundertundfünfzigjährigen Bestehen der Königlichen Porzellan-Manufaktur zu Berlin. 2 Bde. Mit 162 (17 farb.) Tafeln in Lichtdruck bzw. Handpressenkupferdrucke.

      R. Hobbing ., Berlin 1913 - Blaue OHLdr. mit RSch., RVerg. und KGoldschnitt. Gr.-Folio. 44, 76 S.; 92 Bll. - Seltene und prachtvolle Publikation zum KPM-Porzellan. Das in kleiner Auflage erschienene, mit hervorragendem Abbildungsmaterial ausgestattete Werk ist in dieser Ausführlichkeit die erste und grundlegende Monographie über die Berliner Manufaktur. - Aufwendig gedruckt auf kräftigem Bütten, die photograph. Aufnahmen von dem Photographen der Kaiserlichen Porzellan-Manufaktur P. Mann; die der St. Petersburger Porzellane von S. Mikolajewski. Titel jeweils in Rot und Schwarz. Einband nach einem Entwurf von H. Wieynk. - Im w. R. gering gebräunt bzw. wenig stockfleckig (2 Tafeln stärker betroffen), wenige Bll. mit Knickspuren, Schnitt leicht angestaubt, Titel jew. mit schwachem Stempel. Einbde. etw. fleckig, Rücken berieben und verfärbt. Insgesamt sauberes Exemplar. - Rare and splendid publication about the porcellain of the Royal Porcellain Manufactory. With 162 (17 in colours) plates in heliotype and hand-printed copperplates. Blue orig. half calf with label, gilt spine and top edge gilt. - Slightly browned and foxed in the white margin (2 plates affected stronger), few ll. with crease marks, edge slightly shop-soiled, titles with faint stamp each. Bindings somewhat stained, spine slightly rubbed and discoloured. Else good copy. 15100 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst Hamburg GmbH]
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        Portrait postcard signed.

      N. p., between 1907 and 1913. - 8vo. 1 p. From Capri to Richard Stern in Vienna; showing Gorki sitting at his desk.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wohl Berlin, 18. X. 1913. - 1 S. 4to. An den Wiener Volksbildungsverein, um drei Mißverständnisse auszuräumen: "Aus Ihrem Brief entnehme ich, daß Sie mich und meinen Brief mißverstehen. Vielleicht hätte ich deutlicher reden sollen. Ich will es also nachtragen: I: Den gewisse Vortrag 'Aus meiner Werkstatt' will ich nicht halten, weil ich der Ansicht bin, die Neigung des Wiener Volkes gehe ohnedies auf's Persönliche, statt aufs Sachliche und es wäre daher richtig, diese Neigung zu unterdrücken; nicht aber, sie heranzubilden. Man kann von mir nicht verlangen, das[s] ich am falschen Ende arbeite, wo ich am rechten stehe [.]". - Mit gestemp. Briefkopf.

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        In Powder and Crinoline. Old Fairy Tales, retold.

      [London], Hodder & Stoughton s.d. [c. 1913] / Printed by Henry Stone and Son, Ltd., Banbury. - 4° (31.8 x 26.5 x 3.5 cm). XII (preface), 13?163+1 SS. Farb. Front., 25 mont. Tafeln in Farboffset (tot. 26 Tfn., cpl.; alle mont. a. grauem Spezialpapier mit gedr. Rahmen), Vignetten u. Buchschmuck, Tafel-Schutzblätter mit gedrucktem Bildtitel. Typographisch sorgfältiger und grosszügiger Schriftsatz mit Schmuck-Kopfleiste in 10-Punkt Antiqua, breitrandiger Druck a. schwerem, büttenartigem holzreichem Papier (?Maschinenbütten?; Büttenrand, 2-seitig unbeschnitten), illustr. Vorsätze, Kopfgoldschnitt. OHLn. (geringfügig fleckig) mit hellblauem Deckelbezug u. mont. (R-) Titelschild in buntem OKart.-Schuber (eine Deckelseite mit Lichtrand gebräunt/verfärbt). Erste Ausgabe (Vorzugsqualität, ?Grand papier?) / First (Original) Edition in special quality. Vorsätze gebräunt u. marginal feuchtigkeitsfleckig / endpapers browned and soiled, Seiten marginal gebräunt, selten stockfleckig. Alters- u. Lagerungs-, wenig Gebrauchsspuren, private Widmung dat. 1917 a. 2. fl.Bl. Gesamthaft weitgehend sauberes, abgesehen von den etwas unansehnlichen Vorsätzen recht gutes Exemplar/ over all, besides the soiled endpapers, quite clean and good copy. Buchhändlervermerk a. 1. fl.Bl.: ?[1913] First edition, large paper copy, 26 mounted coloured plates by Nielsen, 2 extra to the trade edition? - Trotz des massiven, jedoch wenig repräsentativen Einbandes mit Rundrücken u. gest. Kapitalbändchen könnte es sich ev. um einen Interims-Verlagseinband handeln. - Die vorliegende besondere Ausgabeversion ist bibliographisch nicht verbindlich zu definieren; die Buchhandelsausgabe (Trade edition) mit 24 Farbtafeln (diese mehrheitlich datiert 1912, 8 Tfn. 1913) war von deutlich kleinerem Format: Dimensions : Overall: 10 5/8 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (27 x 21.6 x 3.8 cm (cfr. The Metropolitan Museum of Art , online). Vgl. auch den brit. VK COPAC : Physical description: xii, [1], [14]-163, [1] p. : ill., 26 mounted col. plates (incl. front.); 32 cm. Notes: Illustrated t.-p. and lining papers. Each plate accompanied by a guard sheet with descriptive letter-press. Printed by Henry Stone and Son, Ltd., Banbury, p. [164]. Eight of the colored plates are dated ?1913? ? Contents / Inhalt : 1. Minon-Minette [nach de Caylus], 2. Felicia, or, The pot of pinks [nach d?Aulnoy], 3. The twelve dancing princesses [Andrew Lang], 4. Rosanie, or, The inconstant prince [n. de Caylus], 5. The man who never laughed [bearbeitet n. einer Version von William Morris], 6. John and the ghosts [Quiller-Couch], 7. The Czarina's violet [Francis Money-Coutts i.e. Lord Latimer]. - Offenbar basiert das Konzept für das ganze Werk auf einer Idee des ca. 26jährigen Illustrators, Kay Nielsen, und Quiller-Couch erhielt die Aufgabe, die zum kulturhistorischen Kontext passenden Märchen zu liefern (vgl. Preface p. IX f.). -- Die Illustrationen von Kay Nielsen (1886?1957), um 1910 zur Ausbildung in Paris an den Akademien Julian und Colarossi, gleichen im Stil etwas den Arbeiten von Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) und Edmund od. Edmond Dulac (1882-1953), einwenig auch denen seines gleichaltrigen Zeitgenossen Josef von Divéky (1887-1951), in Strich, Schwung und Kompositionen erinnern diese farbenprächtigen Tafeln aber besonders an die Zeichnungen von Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898): ?Influencé à ses débuts par Aubrey Beardsley et les artistes anglais ?modern style?, Nielsen demeure l?auteur de merveilleuses et fantastiques illustrations de livres de contes.? (Bénézit). Dem Titel entsprechend tragen die dargestellten Damen mit wenigen Ausnahmen Reifröcke (od. Varianten davon), wobei die Szenerien mehrheitlich die (spät-) barocke galante, elegante und verspielte, auch tendenziell dekadente Pracht des Rokoko wiedergeben. Kai Nielsens Gestaltung zeigt bereits Ansätze des wenige Jahre später sich entwickelnden Stil des Art Déco, ein Indiz für die aufkommende (klassische) Moderne, die sich schon im späten Jugendstil andeutete. -- NETTOGEWICHT / NET WEIGHT 2.5 kg Sprache: en [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Collected Poems

      London: Macmillan, 1913. First edition. Very good or better; no jacket. Slight wear to the extremities; light offsetting to the front pastedown and front free endpaper. This copy signed with a pastel sketch on the title page, with the author signing as both George Russell and A. E. Collecting the contents of 'Homeward, ' 'Songs of the Way,' "the Earth Breath' and 'The Divine Vision,' with a few previously uncollected poems. A very bright, clean copy, made all the better by the drawing and the signature.

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        Die Brautwahl. Musikalisch-phantastische Komödie in drei Akten und einem Nachspiel nach E.T.A. Hoffmanns Erzählung. [Signiertes Exemplar].

      Berlin, Cassirer (2., endgültige, mit der Komposition übereinstimmende Fassung), 1913 - quer Lex.8°, 55 S., farbig illustr. Orig.-Halblederbd. - DNB 1914 C 2 - Nr. 84 von 200 Exemplaren, von Karl Walser handsigniert und von Ferruccio Busoni faks. signiert - Ecken, Kanten und Kapitale berieben, Rücken angestaubt [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Les Arabes en Berbérie du XIe au XIVe siècle.

      D. Braham Constantine-Ernest Leroux 1913 - Gros In-8° de 768 pp. Demi Maroquin bleu nuit , plats marbrés, dos à nerfs filetés d'or . date. Très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DICCIONARIO ENCICLOPEDICO DE LA LENGUA CASTELLANA EN 3 VOLUMES. TOMO PRIMERO A- G / TOMO SEGUNDO H - Z / TOMO TERCERO SUPLEMENTO. OUVRAGE EN ESPAGNOL

      CASA EDITORIAL GARNIER HERMANOS 1913 - RO80171630: 1182 + 1332 + 1082 pages augmentées de nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc dans et hors texte dont une en frontispice. Texte sur 4 colonnes. Tous les plats intérieurs et extérieurs sont jaspés. Epidermures sur le dos en cuir à 5 nerfs. Auteur, titre et tomaison dorés sur le dos. Plusieurs photos disponibles. REDACTADO POR DISTINGUIDOS LITERATOS HISPOAMERICANOS BAJO LA DIRECCION DE CLAUDIO SANTOS GONZALES. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 460-Langues espagnole et portugaise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogo 1913 ... Placche ferro smaltato e lettere rame ... Milan, Ravasi brothers (colophon: Stabilimento Grafico Matarelli), 1913. Oblong 8vo (16.5 x 24 cm). With very large, loosely inserted, oblong folding tinted lithographed poster (61 x 90.5 cm), showing types and other decorations in full size in black and white on a green-grey background, and 100 numbered half-tone illustrations in text. Also with a tipped in circular letter on pink paper introducing the catalogue, by Luigi and Giovanni Ravasi. Stapled in publisher's gray paper wrappers, printed in blue.

      Not in ICCU; KVK/WorldCat. Extremely rare illustrated catalogue of enameled metal signboards, plates and large copper letters intended for signs, name and number plates, a clock fave, etc. The catalogue was issued by the brothers Luigi and Giovanni Ravasi, described on the wrapper-title as the suppliers of the Italian State Railways and the Royal Navy. They offer enameled plates, etc. on iron, zink and copper. No other copies of the present catalogue, nor copies of other catalogues of the firm could be located or found recorded in the literature.Of special interest is the very large poster showing in full size specimens of the capital E of 5 different styles, each in 6 to 8 sizes (labelled Romano [clarendon], Fantasia [tuscan], Palla [tuscan-like], Bastone [sans-serif, with 3 alternative forms] and Capitale [with roman and clarendon characteristics], 3 to 15 cm), as well as pointing hands, panels and other decorations. The catalogue itself illustrates the signboards, plates, etc., ranging from simple house numbers to a crowned and mantled Milan coat of arms with a chain border.With a small smudge and a few spots on the wrappers, and two tiny holes in the folds of the poster. Otherwise in very good condition. The staples are slightly rusty and the fold of the wrapper worn.

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        Der Hafen von New York. Als Handschrift gedruckt.

      Hamburg. 1913. - Originalkartonband ca. 33 x 21 cm. 36 Seiten. eine Abbildung im Text und 9 Tafeln im Anhang (acht in Farbe, acht ausfaltbar, teils mehrfach). ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempeln, handschriftlicher Vermerk auf Deckel und Titel, teils auch im Text gestempelt. Einband etwas berieben, Textteil leicht eselsohrig. Rücken unten gestaucht und leicht beschädigt. gute Exemplar. Dieses Exemplar stammt aus der Hansestadt Hamburg, Baubehörde Bücherei, Baupolizeibehörde. in deutscher Sprache

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        American Competitions Volume Three 1913

      WILLIAM HELBURN, NY 1913 - #307 out of 500 limited copies. Over 100 black & white full page (some double page) plates of buildings. Some of the plates include: The Robert Fulton Memorial, NY; Detroit Public Library, Detroit, Mich; The Minneapolis Fine Arts Museum, Minneapolis, Minn; United States Post Office, New Haven, Conn; The Perry Memorial, Put-in-Bay, OhioThe Joe Pulitzer Fountain, NY; etc. All by multiple architects. Good- condition, however, general wear, age toned pages, slight foxing, water soiling at bottom corner of each page, some of the pages are kinda stuck together so when you open some of the pages/plates have to be "peeled" apart. None of the water damage really effect the contents of the page (mostly the margins), page edges are worn and chipped. Unbound (as issued), bookplate on theinner front cover with the "The Property of Edward Donny (I think, can't quite make it out). DATE PUBLISHED: 1913 EDITION: LIMITED ED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The House in Good Taste

      New York: The Century Co, 1913. First edition. Frontispiece portrait of Elsie de Wolfe. Illustrated with numerous photographs in color and black and white. [viii], 322 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth. VG, spine sunned and faded. First edition. Frontispiece portrait of Elsie de Wolfe. Illustrated with numerous photographs in color and black and white. [viii], 322 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Elsie's Book, The Bible. Rare in first edition.

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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Großen - 10 Bände - (Widmungsexemplar Offizier Verein Dortmund 1932)

      Berlin, Reimar Hobbing Verlag, 1913 - Auf Vorsatz von Band 1: Widmung für Julius Blomberg zur 25jährigen Vorstandstätigkeit im Offizier Verein Dortmund. Datiert 1932 und mit 8 original Signaturen (Wengler; Berckemeyer; etc siehe Foto). - In deutscher Übersetzung von Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Christian Morgenstern, Börries Freiherr von Münchhausen u.a. Illustrationen von Adolph von Menzel. Einbandentwurf von E.R. Weiß. - Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Karten. 198 x 295 mm, 10 Bände in einheitlicher Ausstattung - blaues O-Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Dekoration, vordere Deckel mit goldgeprägtem Medaillion mit Monogram (FR), Farbkopfschnitt, , Band 6 und 7 mit wenigen hellen Flecken auf Einband; Band 5 auf vorderem Deckel mit häufigen hellen Flecken - sonst gilt für alle 10 Bände: Einbände minimal berieben, Gold-Prägung komplet erhalten, Seiten in schönem sauberen Zustand. 15000 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of the Dead. The Papyrus of Ani. A Reproduction in Facsimile. Edited, with hieroglyphic transcript, translation and an introduction by Sir E.A.Wallis Budge. (COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES)

      The Medici Society, London, 1913, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. A new edition, complete in two volumes and with an extensively re-written introduction. Large 8vo. 704pp (over two volumes) + xxxvii fold-out colour plates. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gold at spines, with a blind stamped illustration to each backstrip, and blind lettering and decoration to upper boards. Top edges lightly dust marked, and with a trace of light spotting to top- and fore edges. A strip of very light partial browning to endpapers and a hint of very occasional spotting to some text leaves, accompanied by a few pencilled ticks to margins. Contemporary former owner name and date inked to front endpapers. A very crisp and bright set, housed in tanned, dusty and a little rubbed and torn examples of the uncommon dust wrappers, nicked at spine ends with several tiny slivers of loss and with a few tiny tears at joints. The Papyrus of Ani was acquired by the British Museum in 1881 and is the largest and best illuminated of all the papyri containing copies of the Theban Recension of the 'Book of the Dead'. The first edition of the Facsimile was issued in 1890, with a second edition following in 1894. This new two volume edition comprises a general introduction, with chapters on the History of the 'Book of the Dead' and on the Egyptian Religion; a full description of the Papyrus of Ani, plate by plate; the colour facsimile in 37 folding plates; and a complete transcript of the Papyrus in hieroglyphic type, with English translations, notes, and an index.

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        Aux artistes amis de Montmartre…. Fêtes de l'adieu au vieux Montmartre. 4 et 5 Octobre 1913

      Paris: Charles Petit, Imp., 1913 Lithograph in red and black on buff paper. 23.75 x 15.5 in. / 60.4 x 39.7 cm. Paper slightly darkened at edges, but fine.

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        Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      New York: The Century Co., 1913. - FIRST US EDITION, with larger plates and format than the UK edition. Contains 13 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations. Publisher's dark blue cloth, colour illustration pasted down to upper, gilt titles to spine. A fine copy, in chipped but bright dustwrapper, with tape repairs to reverse. Held in a protective solander box with gilt entitled leather spine. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Captain Johnston's Report of the General Scheme for the Improvement of the River Murray; together with Plans and Estimates. [Bound together with] Report on Improvements in the Vicinity of the Mouth of the River Murray, South Australia

      Adelaide, R.E.E. Rogers, Government Printer, 1912 [and] 1913 - Foolscap folio, 66 pages plus a folding chart, 3 large folding plans or charts (describing a typical plan of a lock and weir, and charting the effects of certain reservoirs on navigation) and a large folding map of the Murray (555 x 910 mm, the 'section between Swan Reach and Wentworth . showing locations of lock-sites', with a very large inset map of the entire length of the river), [and] 32 pages plus a folding map ('Proposed improvements in the vicinity of the mouth of the River Murray', 537 x 518 mm). Contemporary full morocco lettered in gilt on the front cover 'Captain Johnston's River Murray Reports'; the original spine is missing and has been replaced with a fairly pedestrian piece of cloth, giving it a quarter cloth look; extremities rubbed, bumped and a little worn; title pages a little marked (with the second one a little foxed along the top margin); neat repairs to a few trifling tears to the folding plans (with a tape-stain to an old repair along one fold of the last map); slight nicks to the bottom edge of some leaves in the first paper; overall in very good condition. The ownership signature of Arthur Searcy (1913) is written in pencil on each title page. Arthur Searcy (1852-1935) was Controller of Harbors from July 1911 and Chairman of the Harbors Board Committee until his retirement at the age of 65 (information from the Searcy scrapbooks in the State Library of South Australia). He was the older brother of the more well-known Alfred (1854-1925). Loosely inserted are retained duplicate typescripts of two letters (in all, four pages foolscap) from Searcy, as Chairman of the Board, to the Minister of Marine, regarding proposed works at Victor Harbor (one page) and Goolwa (three pages). The letters are signed and dated at the head by Searcy (August and September 1922 respectively); the one on Goolwa raises numerous objections to Johnston's scheme. Three related contemporary newspaper cuttings (one printing a lengthy letter from Simpson Newland) are also present. The September 1928 ownership signature of E.H. Bakewell is written in pencil on the recto of the front flyleaf. Bakewell was managing director of the South Australian Reinforced Concrete Company, which makes sense in this context. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        The Game of British East Africa

      London: Horace Cox, 1913. Second Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 310 pp, profuse ill, + ads in rear. One of Stigand's more in depth works on East African big game hunting with special sections on stalking, spoor, coloration. Incl the game of Uganda and the eastern Congo as well as the game of the different geographical regions incl. plains and riverine game. In original imit. crocodile cloth gilt. Slightly better than vg (covers, and internally pages are nice but the hinges are a bit weak).

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        Tale of Lohengrin, The

      1913. One of Pogany's MasterpiecesLimited to 525 Copies Signed by the ArtistPOGANY, Willy (illustrator). ROLLESTON, T.W. WAGNER, Richard. The Tale of Lohengrin, Knight of the Swan after the Drama of Richard Wagner by T.W. Rolleston. Presented by Willy Pogany. London: G.G. Harrap, n .d. [1913]. Limited to 525 copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 90. Quarto. Eight tipped-in color plates, numerous full page color illustrations, calligraphic text, head- tailpieces; an image on every page. Printed on heavy grey stock. Full vellum, pictorially gilt-stamped. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase.William Andrew ("Willy") Pogany (born Vilmos Andreas Pogány) (August 1882 ?- 30 July 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books. Pogany's best known works consist of illustrations of classic myths and legends done in the Art Nouveau style. He also worked as an art director on several Hollywood films, including Fashions of 1934 and Dames.The publication of Pogány's Lohengrin was the final act in his trilogy of masterworks focused on Wagner's Germanic tales, and one of the quintet that is considered his finest work. Pogány clearly approached the commission to illustrate Lohengrin as an opportunity to improve and extend techniques that he had developed through his preceding work, particularly The Rubáiyat of Omar Khayyám, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Tannhäuser and Parsifal, the other four books that immortalized his career as an illustrator. That commitment to ongoing innovation resulted in an incredible suite of illustrations, including color lithographs, monotone and marginal illustrations and the delightful tipped-in color plates (produced with a four-color process) included in Lohengrin. Themes of medieval chivalry, erotic love and moral tests are illustrated in a lavish fashion by Pogány with an outstanding use of iconography, form and color.

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        Scott's Last Expedition

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1913. In Two Volumes, Vol. I Being the Journals…, Vol. II Being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham … 2 volumes, large octavo. Original dark blue combed cloth, gilt lettered spines and front covers, top edges gilt, others uncut. With photogravure frontispieces, 6 other photogravures from original sketches by Doctor E. A. Wilson, 18 coloured plates, 16 from drawings by Wilson, and numerous plates from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the expedition; 11 folding panoramas, 8 folding maps. Almost imperceptible old splash mark across spines, volume II with a little insect intrusion to inside of back cover and last few leaves, folding map lightly dampstained at folds but still a good clean set, tight and bright. First edition, first impression, of "undoubtedly the most widely known of all Antarctic expeditions and publications," illustrated throughout from "the unrivalled photography of Herbert Ponting" (Taurus).

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        Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer, The

      1913. With Thirty-Six Color Plates after Watercolor Drawings by W. Russell Flint[FLINT, W. Russell, illustrator]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer. [The Text of Walter W. Skeat]. Illustrated after Drawings by W. Russell Flint. London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., 1913.One of 500 numbered copies printed on handmade Riccardi Paper (this copy being No. 100), out of a total edition of 512 copies. Three quarto volumes (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches; 266 x 200 mm.). [2, blank except for volume number and signature mark on recto], x, 235, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer?'s device], [1, blank]; [2, blank except for volume number and signature mark on recto], x, 217, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer?'s device], [3, blank]; [2, blank except for volume number and signature mark on recto], x, 183, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer?'s device], [1, blank] pp. Thirty-six mounted color plates after watercolor drawings by W. Russell Flint, with descriptive tissue guards printed in red. Title-pages printed in blue and black, with lettering designed by Edith M. Engall and the engraved group of figures by W. Russell Flint. The text is that of the Clarendon Press edition, edited by Professor Walter W. Skeat.Original full limp vellum with yapp edges. Front covers and spines lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, original green silk ties. A very fine set. Chemised in a blue cloth slipcase. Four-page publisher?'s prospectus and Medici Society book mark loosely laid into Volume one.Ransom, Private Presses, p. 395, no. 6. Tomkinson, p. 149, no. 6.

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        Drei weibliche Akte in einer Landschaft.

      . Rohrfeder in Schwarz auf Bütten. 23 x 33,5 cm.. Leo von Welden studierte 1913/14 an der Academie Julian in Paris, 1918/19 an der Knirr-Schule in München, 1919/26 an der Münchner Akademie bei A. Jank, P. Halm und A. Schinnerer. Leo von Welden war als Maler, Zeichner und Graphiker tätig. Während des 2. Weltkrieges verlor er sein gesamtes Oeuvre und sein Atelier. 1952 siedelte er nach Feilnbach über und wurde Mitglied der Neuen Münchner Künstlergenossenschaft, bei der er regelmäßig im Haus der Kunst ausstellte.

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        Lexikon der Getränke (circa 3000 Erklärungen von Getränken verschiedener Nationen.) Bearbeitet von Leybold und Schönfeld. Mitglieder der Internationalen Barkeepers-Union, Cöln a. Rh. I. Auflage

      Verlag von Leybold & Schönfeld (1913), Köln - With several illustrated advertisements throughout. First edition. In publisher's red cloth, with gilt title on front panel. 296 p. and a plate with the portraits of the authors. First edition of the first German bartender's book that became the number one reference book for the German-language bartenders. The lexicon was written and compiled by two founders of the Internationale Barkeeper-Union (1909), the first European association of bartenders. They also launched a weekly newspaper the "American Bar Journal" that was spread internationally, and they also took under the responsibility to compile this lexicon for bartenders. As it is written in the foreword, the book contains all known beverages, listed in alphabetic order and it is also a recipe book for mixed drinks, the so-called "American drinks". Several advertisement of beverages, hotels, bars, related products and services printed after each sections. Rare, early and important publication. In publisher's red cloth, with gilt title on front panel [Attributes: First Edition; Hard 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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        Unpublished Correspondence of Napoleon I: Preserved in the War Archives

      NY: Duffield & Co, 1913. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols., thick octavo, 9-3/8" x 6-1/2". Bound in 1/2 green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, panels tooled with Napoleonic devices, top edges gilt, hinges fine.

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        UNKNOWN MONGOLIA: A RECORD OF TRAVEL AND EXPLORATION IN NORTH-WEST MONGOLIA AND DZUNGARIA, WITH THREE CHAPTERS ON SPORT BY J.H. MILLER (Two Volumes)

      Hutchinson & Co., London 1913 - 168 illustrations, panoramas and diagrams, and six maps (four of which are large foldouts). Top edges gilt. Matching blue cloth with gilt lettering on the front boards and the spine. Very good condition with a mild bump to the top outer corner of the front board of Volume I, some very light and scattered foxing to Volume II. Very slight trace of wear to head and heel of spines. Hinges are solid, no owner names or marks. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Scott's Last Expedition (2 volumes)

      London: Smith, Elder, 1913. Third edition.. Large thick 8vo. (9.5 x 6.75 inches). pp.xxvi + 636; xvi + 534. Two photogravure portrait frontispieces each with tissue guard. Six original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E. A. Wilson, with letterpress tissue guards. 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson). 260 full-page and smaller photo illusts taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the Expedition. Panoramas. Fold-out maps, including the extra map at p.110 in vol.I not present in earlier editions. All images present as called for. Navy blue ribbed cloth gilt. T.e.g. Some pages unopened. Some light scattered spotting. Fore-edge rusted. O/w clean and tight. Unusually bright cloth. A handsome set. Heavy books, requiring extra postage. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Galerie Alfred Flechtheim. Eröffnungskatalog. Zusammengestellt von Dr. Paul Mahlberg, herausgegeben anläßlich ihrer Eröffnung von der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim G.m.b.H., Beiträge zur Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts und unserer Zeit.

      Düsseldorf, Druck von Aug.[ust] Bagel, 1913,. 22,5 x 16 cm, 159 (1) Seiten, (64) nicht paginierte Seiten im Anzeigen-Anhang (u. a. mit Anzeigen von Bruno Cassirer, R. Piper Verlag, Galerie Caspari, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Köln, Delphin-Verlag, Erich Baron Verlag, Graphisches Kabinett J. B. Neumann, Verlag Paul Cassirer, Kaufhaus Leonard Tietz Düsseldorf, Verlag F. Bruckmann, Trocadero-Bar Düsselorf, Kurt Wolff Verlag, Verlag A. Bagel, Verlag E. A. Seemann, Werkstätten für angewandte Kunst G.m.b.H., Zwiebelfisch Hans von Weber Verlag, Verlag Die Aktion, L'Art Decoratif, Neu Kunst Hans Goltz, Bernheim-Jeune & Cie. Editeurs, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Verlag der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim). Privater Leinenband mit Rückentitel; die Original-Umschläge nicht miteingebunden. Die Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe wurden von Flechtheim eigenhändig signiert. Siehe dazu in Dascher (Nimbus-Verlag, 2011) Seite 86 das Beispiel des hier vorliegenden Exemplares Nummer 5, das signiert und an Heinrich Stinnes weitergegeben wurde (Anmerkung 8). Vömel erwarb den Katalog wahrscheinlich während einer Auktion bei Puppel in Berlin. Zwei Handschriftliche Besitzeinträge von Vömel. Eins von 50 nummerierten Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe.. Zum Verhältnis Flechtheim/Vömel siehe Bambi/Drecoll (Hrsg). Alfred Flechtheim. Raubkunst und Restitution, Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahreshefte für Zeitgeschichte, Berlin/Boston, 2015, Seite 101ff. - Dascher (2011) Seite 83ff., mit Abbildung Seite 81. - Dokumentations-Bibliothek I, 358 ; VI, 527.1. - Perkins 131. - Spalek 11. - Imprimatur NF, Bd. V, Seite 92. - Katalog Flechtheim Düseldorf 1987, Seite 135 bzw. 144, Bibliographie. - Alfred Flechtheim (Münster 1.4.1878 - 9.3.1937 London), war bis 1913 Getreidehändler. In dieser Zeit hatte er schon enge Beziehungen zu den jungen Künstlern, die Flechtheim während seiner häufigen Aufenthalte in Paris kennenlernte; ab 1910 war er Geschäftsführer des Sonderbundes. 1913 eröffnete er seine Galerie in Düsseldorf. Während des ersten Weltkrieges wurden die Bestände versteigert [1917]. 1919 Wiedereröffnung der Galerie, die zum Zentrum des rheinischen Kunstlebens wurde (zitiert nach Perkins, Expressionismus, 1971). - "Der reich bebilderte Eröffnungskatalog >Beiträge zur Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts und unserer Zeit< - heute [damals, 1967, Anmerkung des Antiquars] eine bibliophile Kostbarkeit, verzeichnet u. a. Beiträge von Julius Meier-Graefe, Ambroise Vollard, Wilhelm Uhde, Herbert Eulenberg, und Theodor Däubler. Gezeigt wurden mehrere Werke von Cezanne, van Gogh, Gauguin, Renoir, Seurat, Rousseau, Picasso, dazu Bonnard, Braque, Leger, Matisse, Pascin, de Vlaminck und neben [!] Jawlensky, Kokoschka, Macke, Marc und Munch. Der Katalog zählt über hundert Nummern auf. Eine besondere Abteilung galt der Bildhauerei mit Werken von Barlach, Haller, Lehmbruck, Maillol, Minne und Picasso. Die graphische Kollektion bot eine reichhaltige Auswahl von Marees-Zeichnungen, Munch-Graphik sowie Lithographien, Holzschnitten und Radierungen deutscher Expressionisten". (Zitat nach Vömel, Imprimatur NF V, Seite 92).

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        TRAITE DE LA COULEUR

      1913. ROSENSTIEHL, M.A. TRAITE DE LA COULEUR, AU POINT DE VEU, PHYSIQUE, PHYSIOLOGIQUE ET ESTHETIQUE. COMPRENANT L'EXPOSE DE L'ETAT ACTUEL DE LA QUESTION DE L'HARMONIE DES COULEURS. Avec 56 Figures et 14 Planches Coloriees. Paris: H. Dunod Et. E. Pinat, 1913. Small 4to., olive quarter-calf leather & black boards, stamped in gilt. First Edition. All plates and samples present. Rare! The book was written to correct the commonly-held theory that red, yellow & blue were primary colrs. Rosenthiehl studies Maxwell's Color Disks- the adjustable color disks that form a single color when spun at high speeds. The book was also published at the height of the Cubism movement and it was an inspiration in Julie Beaudeneau's color system, which was, in turn, used by Jacques Villon. Very Good (text & contents nice, some edgewear & scuffing covers). $2,500.00.

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        Collection of Two Original Photograph Views of Whitehorse, Each Titled:] Whitehorse, June 11, 1913.

      1913 - 1913. Two unmounted gelatin silver prints, each ca. 19,5x25 cm (7 ¾ x 9 ¾ in). Titled and signed "E.J. Hamacher" in negative. Minor creases and tears on extremities, with minor losses, but overall very good bright photos. Two attractive panoramic views of the young growing community of Whitehorse taken by the renowned local photographer E.J. Hamacher, who was later credited for accomplishing the most comprehensive visual history of the early years of Whitehorse. The photos taken from the clay cliffs surrounding the town show the main outline of Whitehorse with the Yukon River and the wharf with the sternwheelers in the foreground, followed by the streets, the residential area and the church; distant snow-capped hills of the Coast Mountains are seen in the background. "Ephraim J. Hamacher (or E.J. As he was commonly called) was born June 10, 1857 in Kitchener, Ontario and was living in Yakima, Washington when news of the Klondike Gold Rush broke out. He moved north, and in 1898 set up a photography studio in Bennett City, B.C. In April 1900 Hamacher moved to Whitehorse, Yukon and operated a general merchandise and photographic store selling his own prints as well as photography equipment and supplies. Hamacher became known as "The Whitehorse Photographer". He was involved in many community activities including hunting, fishing, curling and playing piccolo in the town band. E.J. Hamacher died in Whitehorse on November 1, 1935" (E.J. Hamacher Collection/Yukon Archives online). "Hamacher worked in Washington and Oregon possibly as early as the 1870s (Mautz, 1997). By the summer of 1898, according to Becker, he was left in charge of Hegg's "studio" at Lake Bennett while Hegg, P.E. Larss and others carried on to Dawson. Hamacher was assisted by Florence Hartshorn" (Camera Workers: The British Columbia, Alaska & Yukon Photographic Directory online, vol. 1).

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        Die Brautwahl. Musikalisch - phantastische Komödie in drei Akten und einem Nachspiel nach E.T.A. Hoffmanns Erzählung. Text und Musik von Ferruccio Busoni. Zweite, endgültige, mit der Komposition übereinstimmende Fassung. Szenen und Figuren v. Karl Walser.

      Berlin Bruno Cassirer 1913 - 55 Seiten und zahlr. Tafeln im Lichtdruck mit handkolorierten Figurinen. Eins von 200 num. Exemplaren. Dieses Ex. Ist Nr. 107. - Von Karl Walserim Impressum signiert, von Busoni faksimiliert signiert. Farb.ill. Orig. Halblederband 4° quer. - Einband und Vorsätze leicht stockig, sonst tadellos. - Nicht bei Riemer. 2000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Christel Morner Buch und Kunst]
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        Totem und Tabu., Einige Übereinstimmungen im Seelenleben der Wilden und Neurotiker.

      Aachen, Leipzig und Wien, Hugo Heller & Cie., 1913. - 149 Seiten. Aussen und innen mit kleinen Gebrauchsspuren. Namenseintrag mit Datum (1921) in Tinte auf Titelblatt. Sonst gut erhalten. Wirkt ungelesen. Brauner Kopfschnitt. Sonderabdruck aus "Imago", Bd. I u. II, 1912/13. (Zeitschrift für Anwendung der Psychoanalyse auf die Geisteswissenschaften, redigiert von Dr. Otto Rank und Dr. Hanns Sachs, verlegt von H. Heller & Cie., Wien). Sehr selten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 650 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Klaus Ennsthaler - Mister Book]
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