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        On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules. 3 Parts (all). (+) The High-Frequency Spectra of the Elements.

      London, Taylor & Francis, 1913. 8vo. Bound in one nice contemporary half calf binding with gilt leather title-label to spine. Published in "The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science", Vol. 26. No. 151-156 offered. Small repair to spine and blind stamped to lower part of title page. Front hindge a bit loose. A fine copy. The Bohr papers: pp. 1-25; pp. 476-502; pp. 857-875. [Moseley:] Pp. 1024-1034. [Entire volume: VIII, 1064 pp.+ 24 plates].. First edition of Bohr's seminal main work, which constitutes the departure from classical theories to the birth of modern atomic physics; by incorporating Planck's quantum postulate it became possible to calculate the wavelength of the hydrogen emission and thus to explain the regularity of the Balmer-lines. In 1922 Bohr was awarded the Nobel Prize "for his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them"."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).In his previous paper ("On the Theory of Decrease of Velocity of Moving Electrified Particles on passing through Matter") Bohr had adopted Rutherford's nuclear model of the atom, and had become convinced that it was the peripherical electrons that determined the chemical properties of an element, whereas the nucleus determine the radioactive properties. However, Rutherford's model had an apparent explanatory problem: Why were the negatively charged electrons held away from the positive nucleus? In his doctorial dissertation on the electron theory of metals, Bohr had clarified the limitations of this theory, in particular its ability to explain magnetic properties, and he had shown how this arose from the classical nature of some of its foundations. Bohr strongly expected that the key to solving this problem was to be found in some way of introducing Planck's law of quantum action.In the beginning of 1913 Bohr heard about Rydberg's remarkable discovery in spectroscopy. Rydberg's formula could represent the frequencies of the lines of the hydrogen spectrum in the simplest form in terms of two integers. As soon as Bohr saw this formula, he immediately recognized that it gave him the missing clue to the correct way to introduce Planck's law of quantum of action into the description of the atomic systems. The rest of the academic year was spent reconstructing the whole theory upon the new foundation and expounding it in a large treatise, which was immediately published as these three papers in the 'Philosophical Magazine'. It was in these papers that Bohr first gave his postulates of the orbital structure of the electrons and their quantized radiation.Bohr's atomic theory inaugurated two of the most adventurous decades in the history of science. Bohr introduced the following postulates: 1. An electron can revolve about its nucleus only in certain special circular orbits. 2. The ordinary electron revolves about its nucleus in an invariable orbit, without radiating or absorbing energy. 3. Radiation takes place when and only when the electron falls from an orbit with greater energy to one of less energy."In his great papers of 1913, Bohr presented his theory as being founded upon two postulates, whose formulation he refined in later papers. The first postulate enunciates the existence of stationary states of an atomic system, the behavior of which may be described in terms of classical mechanics; the second postulate states that the transition of the system from one stationary state to another is a nonclassical process, accompanied by the emission or absorption of one quantum of homogeneous radiation, whose frequency is connected with its energy by Planck's equation. As for the principle by which the possible stationary states are selected, Bohr was still very far from a general formulation; indeed, he was keenly aware of the necessity of extending the investigation to configurations other than the simple ones to which he had restricted himself. The search for sufficiently general quantum conditions defining the stationary states of atomic systems was going to be a major problem in the following period of development of the theory." (DSB).Also contained in the volume is Henry Moseley's famous paper "The High-Frequency Spectra of the Elements" in which he "used the method of X-ray spectroscopy devised by Braggs to calculate variations in the wave length of the rays emitted by each element. These he was able to arrange in a series according to the nuclear charge of each element. [...] It was now possible to base the periodic table on a firm foundation, and to state with confidence that the number of elements up to uranium is limited to 92." (PMM 407).PMM 411Rosenfeld, Bohr Bibliography No. 6

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        The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912 [two volume set]

      John Murray/Lee Keedick, 1913, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First American Edition. Size: 7" by 9¼", Amundsen's account of his epic journey, winning the race to the Pole; a cornerstone of any Polar book collection. First American edition. Hardcovers, two volume set, full blue cloth, gilt titling. Light general wear, corners & spine ends slightly bumped & lightly frayed; name inside each volume; minor rippling to the frontispieces & top edges of a few plates; sporadic minor foxing in the gutters; minor split to front hinge of volume 1; extra creasing to maps, one short tear. Text clean; xxxv, blank, 302; x, 438 pages; maps, figures, b/w photo plates - all present as called for, Set

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        ISIS, Volumes 1 to 79 [George Sarton's Set]

      Wondelgem-Lez-Gand/M. Weissenbruch/St. Catherine Press. Hardcover. A scarce continuous run of the journal ISIS from 1913 to 1953, comprising volumes 1 to 79. George Sarton's personal set with his bookplate in each volume. Small 4to. Bound in 9 volumes. First volume bound in 1/4 morocco with marbled boards, remaining volumes bound in gray buckram with red morocco spine labels. Mild shelfwear to boards, some rubbing to spine labels, large chip to spine label of fourth volume. Internally clean and unfoxed. Originally subtitled as "Revue Consacree a l'histoire de la science, publiee par George Sarton" then "Critical Bibliography of the History of Science and of History of Civilization" and finally "An International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences." Publishers also changed a few times throughout the run. From the collection of Martin Gutzwiller, physicist and noted collector of books relating to the history of science. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1913. First Edition.

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        "Considérations sur les Résultats d'un Allégement Indéfini des Moteurs." In: JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE THEORIQUE ET APPLIQUÉE, 5e série, tome III (Mars 1913).

      Paris: Au Bureau du Journal de Physique,. Mars 1913. original blue wrappers printed in black, untrimmed.. Spine panel restored, a very good copy of a very delicate work. printed on inferior wood pulp paper. Rare. (#135078). Esnault-Pelterie's lecture on "considerations on the results of unlimited lightening of engines," delivered in 1912 in both St. Petersburg and Paris, was the first to demonstrate theoretically that space travel was possible; it marks the beginning of theoretical astronautics. "The lecture contains all the theoretical bases of self-propulsion, destroying the myth that rockets need atmospheric support and giving the real equation of motion. Anticipated is the use of auxiliary propulsion for guidance and complete maneuverability of rockets. Also contained are calculations of the escape velocity, the phases of a round-trip voyage to the Moon, and the times, velocities, and durations, of trips to the Moon, Mars, and Venus, as well as thermal problems related notably to the surface facing the sun ... This 1912 lecture is the first purely scientific study marking the birth of astronautics. While Tsiolkovsky had the prescience and talent to first suggest, in 1903, rocket propulsion to space, REP was the first to develop the equations of the problem and to establish the mathematical theory of interplanetary flight. REP is thus the founder of theoretical astronautics" (Blosset, p. 9). As noted above, the use of rockets for space travel had been discussed by the Russian scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) in his 1903 paper, "Exploration of Cosmic Space by Means of Reaction Devices," as well as in an earlier paper published in 1896. However, Tsiolkovsky's work was published only in Russian and it remained almost completely unknown to Western scientists until the 1920s. Esnault-Pelterie did not know of Tsiolkovsky's rocketry work in 1912, but had become aware of it by 1930; see the historical introduction (pp. 17- 38) of his L'ASTRONAUTIQUE. Esnault-Pelterie's lecture first appeared in print in the JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE THEORIQUE ET APPLIQUÉE, but in abridged form, due to both space considerations and the trepidation of the journal's editor, who was shocked by Esnault-Pelterie's ideas on space travel. "REP deplored the exaggerated condensation of the lecture, which was the cause for an apparent divergence between Goddard's and his own opinions concerning the possibility at the time of building vehicles capable of escaping from the earth's gravitation. In fact, Goddard wanted only to send a projectile loaded with powder to the moon and observe its arrival by telescope. REP considered the conditions necessary for transporting living beings from one celestial body to another and returning them to the earth; his more pessimistic conclusions were based on considerations of the substantial initial mass required for a rather small final mass, in view of the limited means available at the time" (Blosset, p. 9). Blosset, "Robert Esnault-Pelterie: Space pioneer," in Durant and James, First Steps toward Space (Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974), pp. 5-31; pp. 23-31 contain an English translation of the unabridged lecture. Interlibrum 270 #112. Norman 713. Von Braun and Ordway, History of Rocketry and Space Travel, pp. 74-75.

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        The Tale of Pigling Bland.

      London, Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1913. Sextodecimo. Bound in recent burgundy half morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, original pictorial paper covered boards, original pictorial endpapers at front. 15 colour plates and many small monochrome illustrations. A couple of minor blemishes, an excellent copy. First edition. The first two printings are identical.

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        The great lord Masareene.

      London, White 1913. - 4 Bll., 312 S. Dunkelblauer Orig.-Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Titel. Erste Ausgabe. Sehr selten. Mit einer kurzen Widmung der Autorin. - Einband leicht fleckig u. bestoßen, Vorsätze leimschattig, Schnitt u. insbesondere die ersten u. letzten Seiten etwas stockfleckig. - First edition. Scarce. Inscribed and signed by the author. - Original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, edges untrimmed. Binding a little stained, some foxing especially to the edges and the first and last pages, endpapers glue-stained.

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        4 Lithographien aus Hamburg, gedruckt in 25 numerierten Exemplaren. Diese Mappe trägt die Nummer 8.

      Selbstverlag Dresden 1913 Original-Pappmappe mit 4 großformatigen Original-Lithographien Zeisings. Die Lithographien jeweils in der Platte bezeichnet und datiert, sowie untenstehend von Zeising handschriftlich signiert und nummeriert ( jeweils mit No. 8 ). Die Blätter aus Hamburg zeigen: Steinwärder-Kanal / Küterwall / Kehrwiederspitze und Hafen ( dies Blatt nicht in der Platte bezeichnet, aber wie vorstehende Blätter signiert und nummeriert ) / Herrlichkeit. Die breitrandigen Blätter in der Darstellung meist im Format 38 x 35 cm, Gesamtgröße des Blattes jeweils 50,5 x 38 cm. Jeweils unter Original-Passepartout. Die Mappe angestaubt, etwas fleckig und berieben, gering angestoßen, die kartonierten Flügel der Mappe etwas beschädigt.. Die Passepartouts jeweils im Deckblatt stark beschädigt - die Lithographien selbst von meist guter Erhaltung, 2 etwas angeknickt. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band XXVI, Seite 439 ) - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Zeising, Walter Zeising, Walter Ernst Zeising, Hamburg, Lithographien, nummeriert, Mappenwerk, Google, Kehrwiederspitze, Hafen, Steinwärder, Küterwall, Herrlichkeit, Zeisig

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        Across Unknown South America. With 2 Maps, 8 Coloured Plates, and 260 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author. In Two Volumes.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913 - 2 volumes, large octavo. Original blue pebble-grain cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, crests and star design to upper boards in gilt, blue, and green. With the dust jackets. Cloth fresh save for very light rubbing at extremities, some spotting to endpapers and edges of text blocks and very occasionally to contents. An excellent set in the dust jackets with toned spine panels and some chips and short closed tears, the jacket of volume II with two closed tears from the edges to the circular portion in the middle of the upper panel. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to volume I, and 170 other plates from photographs by the author, and a further 8 coloured coloured plates from his water-colours, one mounted as the frontispiece to volume II, full-page route map, and folding chart of the passage of the Arinos and Arinos-Juruena Rivers. First edition, first impression. Account of Savage-Landor's hair-raising exploits in South America, from Rio de Janeiro "he trekked inland into the Northern Mato Grosso in the company of an unruly band of porters who ditched his possessions and stole provisions whenever the opportunity arose. Several times they mutinied and demanded to be released from his employ, only to realize that alone they had no hope of finding their way home" (Howgego). Landor mapped the Rio Arinos, which he descended to the Rio Juruena, continuing to the Rio Tapajós, and entered the Amazon after a "harrowing journey" in which they were rescued from their sinking raft by a rubber planter on his annual excursion upriver. The party descended the Amazon to its mouth at Belém, then re-ascended the river to Peru, crossed the Andes to Lima, thence to Cusco and La Paz, and back to the Pacific at Antofagasta; "There he shipped to Valparaiso, crossed the Andes for the fourth time and made his way overland to Buenos Ayres. The total distance was reckoned by Landor to be 13,750 miles." Savage-Landor was one of the last explorers in the grand style; "Landor's want of training and his impatience to press on with all speed made him an unreliable surveyor, and there were those who impugned the veracity of his hair-raising escapes; but in energy and resourcefulness, in courage and power of endurance, he was the equal of any of the previous generation of great explorers. He scorned special equipment and commonly appeared on a mountain or in a jungle as he would in Bond Street. His contempt for ropes and nailed boots nearly cost him his life mountaineering on several occasions." (ODNB) Howgego IV, L6 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Canada and its Provinces 23 Volumes Author's Edition

      Toronto: Publisher's Association of Canada, 1913. Limited ed. Leather Bound. Very Good +. This is a superb set of 23 volumes, it includes twenty-two Volumes and Index. A history of the Canadian People and their institutions by one hundred associates. This special author's edition had a limited run of 875 impressions printed on all-rag watermarked paper, This impression is #641. Volume One was printed at the Edinburgh University Press. This beautiful edition is presented in its original full green Morocco leather with all top edges in gilt. Raised bands to the spine with gilt lettering and gilt devices to front boards, maroon end papers, Contents include, Vols. 1-2 New France, Vols. 3-4 British Dominion, Vol. 5 United Canada, Vols. 6-8 Political Development, Vols. 9-10 Industrial Development, Vols. 11-12 Missions Arts & Letters, Vols. 13-14 Atlantic Provinces, Vols. 15-16 Province of Quebec, Vols. 17-18 Province of Ontario, Vols. 19-20 Prairie Provinces, Vols. 21-22 Pacific Provinces, Vol. 23 General Index which features, Manuscript Sources, Bibliography, Chronological Outline and Historical Tables, Also included are the original paper dust jackets in fair condition, quite unusual to have these present, All volumes are in very good plus condition, Vol. 21 has a slight rub to the leather on the spine in one spot, some very minor shelf wear overall, This is a handsome set of books that would grace any bookshelf. Pictures of individual books available upon request. History

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      BRANSOM, PAUL. GRAHAME,KENNETH. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1913 (Oct. 1913). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 1/8"), blue pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, near fine. First edition with Bransom illustrations (7th overall edition of this title). Illustrated by PAUL BRANSOM with pictorial cover design, pictorial endpapers and title drawing, plus 10 very lovely color plates. Bransom is in his element with animals, making this a wonderful edition of this classic. Nice copy.

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        Some Family Records & Pedigrees of the Lloyds of Allt yr Odyn, Castell Hywel,

      Oxford: Fox, Jones & Company, 1913 Quarto, VG, limited edition, 1913, signed by author. For subscribers only. In full contemporary calf, some blind tooling, light wear to corners and edges. Spine, blind tooling, titles in gilt to red calf label, some wear to edges. Internally, [7], [1], [1], 2-119, [3], [2], [1], 2-30, [2], [2], [1], (ii-xxx), [2], [1], (xxxii-xlv), occasional ink underlining & marginal note, 2 inscriptions to fep (GV Lloyd & Maj Francis Jones), title vignette (coat of arms), top edge gilt remainder uncut, dedication states 100 copies printed, signed by author, with the original 2 leaf prospectus which states that there were 3 versions, cloth, half calf and full calf, which this one is. Title continues: Ffos y Bleiddiaid, Gilfach Wen, Llan Llyr and Waun Ifor. With an introduction by George Eyre Evans.

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        Heidelberg a. Neckar".

      - Holzschnitt, auf chamoisfarbenem strukturiertem Papier, signiert, bezeichnet und betitelt. 38,9:64,5 cm. Vor allem im Rand links oben fleckig und mit starken Gebrauchsspuren. Studium der Germanistik und Prähistorie mit Abschluß Promotion. Ab 1913 Weiterstudium in Wien an der Graphischen Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt bei L. Michaleks (1859-1942), durch dessen und O. Laskes (1841-1911) Vorbild Hinwendung zur Graphik. 1917 Umzug nach München, dort ein Semester an der Kunstgewerbeschule. Erste Holzschnitte ab 1917 und erste Ausstellungsbeteiligung 1918 im Wiener Künstlerhaus. 1918-1921 Lehrtätigkeit an der Schule für angewandte Kunst in München in der Graphikklasse. 1922 Hollandreise, 1924 England, Dalmatien, Italien und Schweden, wo sie ihren Ehemann Dr. Eugen Milch kennenlernte. 1926-1940 Dozentin an der Universität Wien. Mitglied des Künstlerhauses Wien seit 1935. Zahlreiche Reisen, u.a.1929 in den Fernen Osten, 1931 nach Paris und 1932 nach Prag. 1940-1950 Aufenthalt in China (Hongkong, Shanghai, Peking) sowie Japan (Tokyo). Von Japan aus nach Thailand, Kambodscha, Mexico und in die USA. 1957 Rückkehr nach Japan, wo sie bereits große Bekanntheit erlangt hatte. Schuf überwiegend figürliche Darstellungen, Landschaften und Stadtansichten. Die Künstlerin ist in mehreren prominenten Sammlungen vertreten, so im Stadtmuseum Wien, Cleveland Museum of Art, Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, oder im Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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        On the Theory of Decrease of Velocity of Moving Electrified Particles on passing through Matter

      London, Taylor & Francis, 1913. 8vo. Bound in one nice contemporary half calf binding with gilt leather title-label to spine. Published in "The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science", Vol. 25. No. 145-150 offered. Small repair to spine and blind stamped to lower part of title page. The Bohr papers: pp. 10-31. [Entire volume: VIII, 876 pp.+ 10 plates].. Bohr's seminal first work on nuclear physics, being the work that lays the foundation for his atomic theory (published before his "On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules"), in which he is able to conclude "that a hydrogen atom contains only 1 electron outside the positively charged nucleus, and that a helium atom only contains 2 electrons outside the nucleus ." "Bohr's 1913 paper on alpha-particles [i.e. the present], which he had begun in Manchester, and which had led him to the question of atomic structure, marks the transition to his great work, also of 1913, on that same problem. While still in Manchester, he had already begun an early sketch of those entirely new ideas." (Pais, p. 128). The present work must be considered one of the most important to the birth of modern atomic theory.After finishing his studies in Copenhagen, Bohr went to Cambridge in order to pursue his studies on electron theory under the guidance of J.J. Thompson. Thompson, who was beginning to lose interest in the subject by now, did, however, not recognize the genious of the young Bohr, and as soon as he could, Bohr went to Manchester, where Ernest Rutherford had established a laboratory. "There, from March to July 1912, working with utmost concentration, he [i.e. Bohr] laid the foundation for his greatest achievements in physics, the theory of the atomic constitution." (DSB). Bohr's survey of the implications of Rutherford's atomic model had led him to attack the much harder problem which lay at the core of it, namely determining the exact nature of the relation between the atomic number and the number of electrons in the atom. "Bohr obtained a much deeper insight into the problem by a brilliant piece of work, which he - working, as he said, "day and night" - completed with astonishing speed" (DSB), that paper being the present "On the Theory of the Decrease of Velocity of Moving electrified Particles on passing through Matter", which thus constitutes his very first publication on the subject, published immediately after this dense period of 1912, in the Philosophical Magazine of January 1913. "The problem was one of immediate interest for Rutherford's laboratory: in their passage through a material medium, alpha particles continually lose energy by ionizing the atoms they encounter, at a rate depending on their velocity. Their energy loss limits the depth to which the particles can penetrate into the medium, and the relation between this depth, or range, and the velocity offers a way of determining this velocity. What Bohr did was to analyze the ionizing process on the basis of the Rutherford model of the atom and thus express the rate of energy loss in terms of the velocity by a much more accurate formula than had so far been achieved-a formula, in fact, to which modern quantum mechanics adds only nonessential refinements" (DSB). In the present work, Bohr was thus able to conclude: "In this paper the theory of the decrease of velocity of moving electrified particles in passing through matter is given in a form, such that the rate of the decrease in the velocity depends on the frequency of vibration of the electrons in the atoms of the absorbing material." as well as the seminal words that have been formative for the birth of the modern atomic theory: "Adopting Prof. Rutherford's theory of the constitution of atoms, it seems that it can be concluded with great certainty, from the absorption of alpha-rays, that a hydrogen atom contains only 1 electron outside the positively charged nucleus, and that a helium atom only contains 2 electrons outside the nucleus ". Bohr continues: "These questions and some further information about the constitution of atoms which may be got from experiments on the absorption of alpha-rays, will be discussed in more detail in a later paper." (pp. 30-31 of the original paper) - the last sentence referring directly to his three part "On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules", in which he went on to present his postulates of the orbital structure of the electrons and their quantized radiation. Rosenfeld, Bohr Bibliography No. 5. Rosenfeld, Dictionary of Scientific Biography II, pp. 240-41. Pais, Niels Bohr's Times, pp. 117-31

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      London: Eveleigh Nash,. 1913. original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind.. 11 mm closed tear in cloth at upper spine end, rear endpapers. professionally replaced decades ago, a very good or better copy with. a clean, bright binding. Quite a nice copy overall. (#136225). First edition. Copies of this book were issued with and without a 16-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, priority (if any) unknown. This copy does not have the catalogue. Six short stories featuring Carnacki, a "ghost- breaker" who investigates unexplained phenomena. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-89. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 819. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 114. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 193-96. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 204. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-104. Bleiler (1978), p. 101. Reginald 07278. Queen's Quorum 53. Hubin (1994), p. 407.

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      - (PRESTON,CHLOE)illus. THE PEEK-A-BOOS AMONG THE BUNNIES told by Z.H. NY: Hodder & Stoughton, no date, ca 1913. Square 4to, pictorial boards, pictorial paste- on, some foxing and tips rubbed else VG. 1st US ed. The little Peek-A-Boos spend time in the rabbit warren. Illustrated by Preston with 8 fine color plates and pictorial endpapers and by George Howard-Vyse with numerous b&w's. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Entwurf einer verallgemeinerten Relativitätsheorie und einer Gravitation. I. Physikalischer Teil von Albert Einstein in Zürich; II. Mathematischer Teil von Marcel Grossmann in Zürich. OBrosch

      Leipzig - Berlin: B. G. Teubner 1913 OHFt., 38 Seiten, 8°, Umschlag etwas beschmutzt, meistens die Hinterdeckel, und auf Kanten und Rücken eingerissen. Seiten stellenweise leicht eselohrig, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Sehr selten.Esrte u. kostbare Ausgaben, Mathematik & Physik, A. Einstein

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        The Equinox, Volume I (1), Number IX (9), "Subscribers Edition"

      London: Wieland & Co., 1913. One of 50 copies. Light aging, wear to buckram boards. Gold gilt to spine and front board bright, and complete without loss (see scans). Top Edge Gilt, others uncut (and almost a full inch larger than the "regular" paper boards edition). Square, sewn binding very tight. Internally clean. Scarce, and truly Rare in such condition.. First Edition, First State. Buckram, Sewn Binding, T.E.G.. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The History of Magic.

      London: William Rider & Son, Limited,, 1913. Including a Clear and Precise Exposition of its Procedure, its Rites and its Mysteries. Translated with a Preface and Notes, by Arthur Edward Waite. Thick octavo. Original cream coloured cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover, blind stamped border on front cover, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Monochrome frontispiece portrait of the author, 19 monochrome plates. A few light marks to covers, offsetting from frontispiece tissue guard to title page, neat presentation inscription on front free endpaper. A particularly nice copy. First edition, first impression, uncommon. Éliphas Levi (1810-1875) was one of the key figures in the nineteenth century occult revival, and an influence on Aleister Crowley, who claimed that Levi was "the vessel of his previous incarnation" (John Symonds, The Great Beast: The Life of Aleister Crowley, p. 61).

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        Speeches, Inscribed by O.W. Holmes

      1913 - Inscribed by O.W. Holmes Holmes, Oliver Wendell [1841-1935]. Speeches. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1913. vi, 103 pp. Original printed paper boards. Light soiling, somewhat heavier on spine, corners and spine ends bumped. Author inscription to front free endpaper, light toning to text. * Reissue of the first edition, 1891. Inscribed by Holmes, this book appears to have been sent as a gift to a third party. The inscription reads: "From O.W. Holmes/ Decauter/ [1]913/ [continued in another hand] and John Pauley [?]/ to George A. Lawrence, Jr./ of Illinois/ with best wishes for/ Christmas and the New Year. This work includes the following speeches: Memorial Day, Harvard College in the War, The Law, The Puritan, The Profession of the Law, On Receiving the Degree of Doctor of Laws, The Use of Law Schools, Sidney Bartlett, Daniel S. Richardson, The Use of Colleges, William Allen, The Soldier's Faith, Learning and Science, George Otis Shattuck, Walbridge Abner Field, At a Dinner Given by the Bar Association of Boston, John Marshall, The Class of '61, Law and the Court. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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

      George Routledge, London 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. One of 100 Signed by Halford. An impressive volume with particularly attractive photogravure platesAmerican 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. Red 3/4 calf, spine neatly laid down, else fine With 44 plates, mostly photogravures on mounted India proof paper, plus additional illustrations in the text. 1 vols. 4to Edition De Luxe, No. 36 of 100 copies, signed by the author on the title page [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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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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      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.

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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.

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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!

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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]

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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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      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]

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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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      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.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Flughafen]
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