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        Manuel de Fortification de Campagne japonais (Project de Revision). Avec 100 figures dans le texte.

      Paris, Henri Charles-Lavauzelle, 1913.. Royal octavo. Pp. 122. With 100 text figures. Original printed wrappers, bit soiled, worn in extremities, spine reinforced, shelf ticket, old institutional stamps. In a very good internal condition, fresh interior. ~ First French edition. Translated from the Japanese. A thorough study of the Japanese field fortification system during the Russo-Japanes War. Extremely detailed illustrations. Only one copy in public collection worldwide, that in Bibliotheque Nationale de France..

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Histoire du Peuple Anglais au XIX Siecle, complete in 6 volumes and inscribed by the author (Volumes 1-4, 1815-1852 + two Epilogues)

      Paris: Hachette. 1913-1946. Mixed. Hardcover. Very Good. Complete set in 6 volumes. Inscribed by the author to his friend Andre Cresson on the half-title of the first volume. 1913-46, various editions: Volume 1 is a second edition and Volume 2 is a third edition, the other 4 volumes are Firsts. Hardcover 4tos., uniformly bound in later 1/2 leather with marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titles, teg. Very Good overall. Spines sunned; flecking to leather spine; shallow loss and wear to the crowns of the spine; boards worn at corners. Binding are strong and intact. Pages age-toned; unmarked contents; small puncture to the first 10 pages of the second volume. Cresson is best known for his introductions to the University of France Press' philosophers series. He taught at the LLG and counted Breton and Levi-Strauss among his students.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Princess Badoura A Tale From the Arabian Nights Retold by Lawrence Housman Illustrated by Edmund Dulac

      London, Hodder and Stoughton, c.1913, 1913. FIRST DULAC EDITION. Quarto. With ten beautiful mounted colour plates tipped-in. Original captioned guard papers. Publisher's bright white cloth with elaborate pale blue and gilt decoration to upper and spine; pale green illustrated endpapers, decorated margins to text block. Some mild toning to backstrip, minor edgewear/fraying to tips. A clean, near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        North American Indians Being Letters And Notes On Their Manners, Customs, And Conditions, Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst The Wildest Tribes Of Indians In North America, 1832-1839

      Philadelphia: Leary, Stuart and Company, 1913. A major anthropological study by "one of the most admirable observers of manners who ever lived among the aborigines of America." (Alexander von Humboldt) The American artist visited a total of forty-eight native American tribes on his extensive tour of the great American West, and executed some six hundred paintings, including portraits of aboriginals in full native dress, views of their villages and wigwams, and portrayals of their games, dances, religious ceremonies, buffalo hunting and other amusements. The present narrative vividly relates his adventures, and faithfully records the manners and customs of the Blackfoot, Cree, Ojibway, Sioux, Pawnee, Osage, Chinook, Cherokee and other tribes; of special interest is the section on the Mandans of the Upper Missouri, who were annihilated by smallpox in 1837. The numerous illustrations were copied and reduced for the engraver by Catlin himself, from his original paintings. The first edition was published in 1841 with engraved plates, and the first with plates printed in colour in 1876. cfHowes C-241. cfField 260. cfSabin 11536-37. cfStreeter III 1805. cfWagner-Camp 84. 2 Volumes. large 8vo. pp. ix, [1 leaf], 298; ix, [1 leaf], 303, [1]. with half-titles. 3 chromolithographed maps (1 folding) & 176 (of 177) chromolithographed plates. lacking plate 78 (never bound in). An absolutely stunning pristine copy in original black & gilt-stamped cloth of this fine colour plate edition, top edge gilt, others untrimmed (signature erased from front paste-down). bookplate of Henry Van Dyke [1852-1933], American author, educator and clergyman, who served as American ambassador to the Netherlands and Luxembourg (1913-16)

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        Princess Badoura, a Tale From The Arabian Nights

      Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. VG cream, green and gilt decorated cover,1/2" tear top of spine. 113 pages, Illustrated by Edmond Dulac with 10 beautiful tipped-in color illustrations with paper (not tissue) guards and decorated pages. First edition after the signed edition: as indicated by paper guards, not tissue guards for the illustrated pages. Only internal flaws: some small age spots at the front few pages, a remarkably clean book. The hinges and center of the book are a bit cracked but still holding well. There is a contemporary bookplate for "Sarah Barnes" on the inside cover. Printed by T.and A. Constable at the Edinburgh University Press. . Very Good. no date (1913). 1st Edition (P.

      [Bookseller: Simmons & Simmons Fine Books LLC]
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        La Nuit vénitienne. - Fantasio. - Les Caprices de Marianne. Illustrations de U. Brunelleschi.

      Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 10 novembre 1913. - Grand in-4 (24 x 31), couverture imprimée illustrée en couleurs et rempliée, 138 pp-[4] n. ch (table, achev.impr) livre inséré dans un coffret bleu avec pièce de titre. Planche en frontispice et 19 superbes hors-texte en couleur protégés d'une serpente légendée par Umberto Brunelleschi Tirage unique de 500 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, signés par l'Artiste (n° 69), portant le cachet de l'artiste. Bel exemplaire.

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        La Nuit Venitienne / Fantasio / Les Caprices de Marianne

      Paris: L'Edition d'art H. Piazza, 1913. 20 color plates by U. Brunelleschi. 1 vols. 4to. Three-quarter tan morocco, marbled boards, original wrappers bound in. Joints worn, spine slightly chipped, else Fine. 20 color plates by U. Brunelleschi. 1 vols. 4to.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Interpretation of Dreams

      George Allen & Company Ltd, 1913. Third Impression. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1913. Third Impression. 510 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Firm binding. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with faint pencil marking at front endpaper. A scattering of small puncture holes at front and rear pages imply bookworm activity. Chipping along top edge of front pages with intermittent dog-eared corners and scuffing along block-edge. Tanning along spine with splits along edges. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Water marking along edge of front board with small puncture holes at front and rear.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        LEILA: A Tale

      London: Privately Printed for Thomas J. Wise, 1913. First edition thus. Fine. One of 30 copies. Fine in printed wraps with 35 numbered pages following the half-title, title and publisher's note. Originally written circa 1830, but first published here in 1913, then collected in a new book of both Browning's works in 1914. Last copies at auction were in1946, '67 and '78. With 21 copies held by various institutions this is likely one of a handful of copies left in private collections. A rare work by Barrett, one of the most popular Victorian poets. Housed in a custom slipcase with chemise. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books ]
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        Child of Storm

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1913. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt and front board blind. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Pencilled ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine a little faded, and slightly rolled, spine ends rubbed and lower front tip lightly worn. An excellent copy in the ragged and creased jacket, with short closed tears and chips to extremities. First US edition, first printing. It was first published in the UK earlier the same year. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE GIL-ARTGIL SARL]
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        Symbolism of the Tarot: Philosophy of Occultism in Pictures & Numbers, the

      Private, St Petersburg 1913 - Pen-pictures of 22 tarot cards, 63pps, in pencil 'proof copy, 2nd printing' on front paper cover and numbered sequentially inside also with pencil, spots on front cover and light discolouration to pages throughout, very scarce but complete. G+ or better. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bohemian Bookworm]
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        The Near East: Dalmatia, Greece and Constantinople [Signed by Hichens and Guerin]

      New York: The Century Company, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (showing some light wear to the front board's gilt and minor rubs to the spine ends and board corners, chip to the bottom margin of one illustration page not affecting the image -- no dust jacket), SIGNED BY ROBERT HICHENS AND SIGNED BY JULES GUERIN on the half-title, complete with a frontispiece and forty-nine additional full-page tissue-guarded illustrations, with 18 of the illustrations taken from paintings by Guerin. Robert Hichens (1864 ?- 1950) was an English journalist, novelist, travel writer, music lyricist, short story writer, and music critic. Jules Guérin (1866 ?- 1946), American muralist, architectural delineator, and illustrator, who frequently contributed to Scribner's Magazine and to Century Magazine and was often hired by Architects to produce alluring renderings of their buildings, and was employed by Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett to produce illustrations for their monumental work "Plan of Chicago", producing spectacular color views of the proposed alterations to the City. From 1909 to 1911 Robert Hitchens and Guerin traveled together to create popular books on Egypt, the Holy Land, and the Near East authored by Hichens and illustrated by Guerin. A Near Fine copy, SIGNED BY ROGER HICHENS AND BY JULES GUERIN. QUITE SCARCE WHEN SIGNED.

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        Le roman de Miraut chien de chasse EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1913. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1913, 12x19cm, relié sous chemise et étui. - First Edition, one of 19 numbered on Holland paper only leading copies. Jansenist binding in full morocco hazelnut, back with five nerves, date tail, golden wheels on the caps, guards morocco olive, olive contreplats of box, gilt on cups, blankets and back (Spine slightly lightened by sun light) retained all slices golden; shirt flaps half morocco hazelnut inside suede sand; lined morocco case hazelnut inside felt sand, elegant set signed Devauchelle. Autograph signed by the author Alfred Machard "... nervous, sober and powerful novelist I admire and love Fraternally Louis Pergaud..." Superb copy remarkably established binding lined Roger Devauchelle. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 19 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure janséniste en plein maroquin noisette, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, gardes de maroquin olive, contreplats de box olive, filets dorés sur les coupes, couvertures et dos (dos légèrement insolé) conservés, toutes tranches dorées ; chemise à rabats en demi maroquin noisette, intérieur de daim sable ; étui bordé de maroquin noisette, intérieur de feutre sable, élégant ensemble signé de Devauchelle. Envoi autographe signé de Louis Pergaud à Alfred Machard : "...au romancier nerveux, sobre et puissant que j'admire et que j'aime. Fraternellement. Louis Pergaud." Superbe exemplaire remarquablement établi en reliure doublée de Roger Devauchelle.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        L'argent suite EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Cahiers de la quinzaine, 1913. Fine. Cahiers de la quinzaine, Paris 1913, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - First edition on current paper. Binding to bradel half cream canvas, smooth back, part of title chocolate morocco with a scratch, boards marbled paper, lined wrappers preserved and bound in, binding signed Gauché. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author, running over two pages, Gounelle "Tuesday, April 29, 1913, dear sir Gounelle here is another prevailed in these storms notebook I am your devoted affectionately Peguy.. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi toile crème, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin chocolat comportant une éraflure, plats de papier marbré, couvertures doublées conservées, reliure signée de Gauché. Rare envoi autographe signé de Charles Péguy, courant sur deux pages, à Gounelle : " Mardi 29 Avril 1913, cher monsieur Gounelle voici encore un cahier emporté dans les présentes tempêtes. Je suis votre affectueusement dévoué Péguy."  

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        IN POWDER AND CRINOLINE

      NIELSEN, KAY. (NIELSEN,KAY)illus. IN POWDER AND CRINOLINE: fairy tales retold by Sir Arthur Quiller Couch. London: Hodder & Stoughton no date [1913]. 4to (8 1/2 x 10 3/4"), lavender pictorial cloth, AS NEW IN PLAIN PAPER WRAPPER IN BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL PUBLISHERS PICTORIAL BOX WITH MOUNTED COLOR PLATE. 1st trade edition. (second issue bound all in cloth instead of cloth backed boards). Illustrated by Nielsen with 24 tipped-in color plates with pictorial tissue guards, pictorial endpapers plus text decorations. This is an incredible copy of a really magnificent book, rarely found with the original box.

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        Love Poems and Others.

      London: Duckworth and Co., 1913 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board and top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, a superb copy in the sunned and edge worn dust jacket with an internal repair to the length of the upper spine fold. First edition, first impression, first state of the text with the misprint on p.xlv. Very scarce in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Syrian Anatomy, Pathology and Therapeutics or "The Book of Medicines." The Syriac Text, Edited from a Rare Manuscript, with an English Translation, Etc.

      Oxford University Press, London 1913 - 2 vols. clxxviii, 612, xxv, 804p. Original red cloth. djs. 22cm. Bottom edge lightly rubbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ideen Zu Einer Reinen Phänomenologie Und Phänomenologischen Philosophie

      Halle a. d. S. Verlag von Max Niemeyer 1913 - Hardcover. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Lean to spine. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Bookplate on paste-down endpaper, numbers in ink on ffep. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Werke. Hrsg. von Gustav B. Volz. Deutsch von Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski u.a.

      Berlin: Hobbing 1913-1914.. 10 Bände. 4° Mit zahlreichen Karten, Tafeln und Illustrationen nach Adolf von Menzel. Braune Original-Halblederbände mit reicher ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Deckelbezügen. - Vorsätze teils etwas gebräunt, insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes, dekoratives Exemplar.. Gedächtnisausgabe zur Erinnerung an die 200jähr. Geburtstagsfeier des Königs, Kaiser Wilhelm II. zur Feier seines 25jähr. Regierungsjubiläums in prächtigen dunkelroten Original-Halblederbänden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gertrud Thelen]
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        Zierat von J. G. Schelter & Giesecke, I Teil, O1-O60, (Einfassungen)

      Leipzig : Schelter & Giesecke - Umfang/Format: 60 Bl. , 8 Erscheinungsjahr: 1913? gutes Exemplar, Einband etwas berieben, Besitzerstempel auf der Titelseite und auf Seite 9 .KUNDENINFROMATION: bei Zahlung auf Rechnung gewähren wir 3% Rabatt. / CUSTOMERINFROMATION: in payment as invoice we grant a 3% discount.

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        A Dictionary of the Gathic Language of the Zend Avesta: being Vol.III of a Study of the Five Zarathushtrian Gathas. [with] Yasna I in its Sanskrit equivalents, .

      1913-1910, Leipzig 1913 - A very good copy in original cloth, inner hinges shaken. First edition pp.xxvii, 516, [i, errata]; xxi, 25, 4 plates.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Exposition d'objects d'art du moyen age et de la Renaissance; tires des collections particulieres de la France et de l'etranger organisee par la Marquise de Ganay a l'ancien Hotel De Sagen (Mai-Juin 1913)

      Paris, Emile Levy, 1913-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Limited edition, No. 210 of 210 copies. Publisher's cloth portfolio, loose as issued. Cloth ties. Atlas folio, 47 cm. 80 plates. Lovely plates throughout, some color. Important art reference. See Bloomsbury, Ferrini art ref sale.

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        In Memoriam. Miss Emily Wilding Davison, B.A

      [London, Philp & Sons, T.V., Harlesden, 1913]. folded 8vo. brochure (19 x 13 cms), (4)pp., incorporating an oval photograph of Miss Davison set within a laurel wreath border, all four pages lined in black. Folded as issued and a fine, fresh, copy. An item of suffragette memorabilia of great rarity and of great symbolic significance. As a martyr to the cause, Emily Wilding Davison (1872-1913) holds a permanent place in the history of the suffragette movement, and therefore in the story of women's liberation. Davison had joined the WSPU in 1906 and soon became a highly active member, contributing numerous articles and reviews to the suffragette newspaper, Votes for Women,> until December 1911. 'However, in keeping with her consistent rejection of authority, she soon fell out of favour with the WSPU leadership over her independent and unauthorized programme of militant actions. Davison notably hid in the House of Commons three times, including in April 1911 when she spent the night in a cupboard near the crypt chapel in order to avoid participating in the census. She was imprisoned eight times, for offences including obstruction, assault, stone-throwing, breaking windows, and setting fire to pillar boxes, during which she went on hunger strikes, suffered solitary confinement and force feeding, barricaded herself in her cell, had a hosepipe turned on her, and attempted suicide as a protest against the mistreatment of her fellow suffragette prisoners. ...... Among Emily Davison's close friends were Rose Lamartine Yates, Elinor Penn-Gaskell, Edith Mansell-Moullin, and Mary Leigh—all prominent and active members of the suffrage movement. Sylvia Pankhurst, in The Suffragette Movement > (1931), describes her as ?'tall and slender, with unusually long arms, a small narrow head and red hair. Her illusive, whimsical green eyes and thin, half-smiling mouth, bore often the mocking expression of the Mona Lisa?' (Crawford, The women's suffrage movement>, 160). She never married and had no children. On 22 June 1912, after throwing herself onto a staircase at Holloway prison, Emily Davison told the medical officer that she had done so because she felt ?'that a tragedy was wanted?' (Hansard 5C, 25 June 1912, 216). However, she is usually remembered as the ?'suffragette martyr?' for her last protest at the Epsom Derby in June 1913. As the horses rounded Tattenham Corner she ducked under the railing and ran out onto the course in front of the king's horse, Anmer, which struck her with its chest and knocked her down. Among the articles found in her possession were two WSPU flags, a racecard, and a return train ticket to Victoria. She remained unconscious for four days and died on 8 June 1913 at Epsom Cottage Hospital as a result of a fracture to the base of the skull. The coroner recorded a verdict of death ?'due to misadventure?'. It is not known whether she intended to commit suicide. Queen Mary's first thought was for ?'poor Jones?', the jockey, and she referred to Davison as ?'the horrid woman?' (Pope-Hennessy, [Queen Mary, 1867-1953>], 467). A public funeral was held in London on 14 June 1913. Emily Davison's body was taken from Epsom and escorted, by a large and spectacular procession, from Victoria to St George's Church, Bloomsbury, where a memorial service was held, and afterwards to King's Cross where the body was entrained for Northumberland for burial at the parish church of St Mary's, Morpeth, on 15 June.' [Vera De Campli San Vito in ODNB]. The present brochure is a flattering posthumous eulogy to Emily Davison. It comprises a portrait and brief biographical note (on p.1), a long essay (on p.2) headed Why did she stop the King's Horse?, A petition to the King> (on p.3), and a programme note (on p.4) about the memorial service. Davison's death was, of course, a gift for the suffragette movement and was milked for all it was worth. 'The yielding up a life is the highest and most eloquent proof of love for others that human beings have it in their power to give - only the very strongest and most urgent reasons can call for such a sacrifice. Had Miss Davison such strong and urgent reasons? Yes, for deep down in her heart burned the knowledge of the intolerable wrongs from which women are suffering'.

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        Les Vieux Hotels de Paris. Decorations Exterieures et Interieures. Notices Historiques et descriptives. Series 1- 13 (of17).

      Paris: F. Contet. 1913-1921. 13 portfolio volumes. Each volume contains a title page and a half-title page followed by a french text Total app 600 heliogravure plates. Vol 11-13 1. ed, Vol 8-10 2. ed., Vol. 407 3. ed., vol 2-3 4 ed, vol 1 5. ed. loose plates , as issued, on stiff paper. Large folio folder made of dark-green cloth spine with titling, marbled paper over boards. Light wear to bindings. A very fine set.. 15062410

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        The Castles and Fortified Towers of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North - of - the Sands, together with a brief Historical account of Border Warfare

      Kendal Titus Wilson 1913. G- : in Good minus condition without dust jacket. Boards rubbed with splits to cloth on spine. Colour worn partially from bottom of spine and front board right corner. Fraying to top and bottom of spine. Previous owner's ink inscription to front paste-down. Occasional foxing throughout. Uncut. Binding tight First Edition Brown/gilt hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 80 pages of b/w illustrations, plans[some of which are fold-out] and photographs plus more throughout text. 1 fold-out map. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Historical Society, Extra Series Vol XIII. A title covering the development of fortified structures in the Borders. Starting from the Motte and Bailey, through Norman fortifications to the history of the Pele Tower and border warfare.

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        The Patchwork Girl of Oz-Page 259

      Reilly & Britton, 1913. 7 1/4 x 5 in. zinc plate. Fine. 7 1/4 x 5 in. zinc plate.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Die Mineralien Tirols einschliesslich Vorarlbergs und der Hohen Tauern. Nach der eigentümlichen Art ihres Vorkommens an den verschiedenen Fundorten und mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der neuen Vorkommen. Innsbruck, Wagner 1913. 4°. XII, 548 S., 2 Bll., mit wenigen kl. Textabb. u. einer (gefalt.) farb. Landkarte der gefürst. Grafschaft Tirol mit dem Lande Vorarlberg, Hlwd. d. Zt. mit hs. Rsch.

      . . Dreyer 341.- Seltenes und sehr gesuchtes Standardwerk zur Mineralogie Tirols.- Alphabetisch nach Mineralien geordnet, mit den Fundstellen.- Gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        The Near East: Dalmatia, Greece and Constantinople [Signed by Hichens and Guerin]

      New York: The Century Company, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (showing some light wear to the front board's gilt and minor rubs to the spine ends and board corners, chip to the bottom margin of one illustration page not affecting the image -- no dust jacket), SIGNED BY ROBERT HICHENS AND SIGNED BY JULES GUERIN on the half-title, complete with a frontispiece and forty-nine additional full-page tissue-guarded illustrations, with 18 of the illustrations taken from paintings by Guerin. Robert Hichens (1864 – 1950) was an English journalist, novelist, travel writer, music lyricist, short story writer, and music critic. Jules Guérin (1866 – 1946), American muralist, architectural delineator, and illustrator, who frequently contributed to Scribner's Magazine and to Century Magazine and was often hired by Architects to produce alluring renderings of their buildings, and was employed by Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett to produce illustrations for their monumental work "Plan of Chicago", producing spectacular color views of the proposed alterations to the City. From 1909 to 1911 Robert Hitchens and Guerin traveled together to create popular books on Egypt, the Holy Land, and the Near East authored by Hichens and illustrated by Guerin. A Near Fine copy, SIGNED BY ROGER HICHENS AND BY JULES GUERIN. QUITE SCARCE WHEN SIGNED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Az Országos Magyar Kir. Iparm?vészeti Iskola 1912-1913. évkönyve. Szerkesztette Czakó Elemér igazgató

      (Országos Magyar Királyi Iparm?vészeti Iskola) (1913), (Budapest) - With numerous illustrations many coloured, and mounted coloured vignettes. First edition. In original, blind stamped wrappers. 29, (3) p., and 26 plates. The yearbook of the School of Applied Art, with numerous Art Nouveau and Art Déco graphic illustration. The list of the teachers and students, many became renown artists. Among them the graphic artist Flora (Klee-) Pályi Paul Klee's latter wife, the interior designer Gyula Kaesz, the painter István Sz?nyi, the architect István Medgyaszay and Edith Gyömr?i (Ludowyk) the psychotherapist and interior designer. Vilmos Szamosi Soós (1885-1972) was a Hungarian sculptor and medalist. Owners entry on title page (Vilmos Szamosi Soós). In very good condition. In original, blind stamped wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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