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        The Interpretation of Dreams. Translated by A. A. Brill

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. First Edition, Third Impression. Hardcover. Very Good. First English language Edition, Third Printing; translated into English from the third German edition. Very Good. Pages toned. Front paste down shows loss at edge. Spine cloth toned, with light chipping at head and light rubbing to tail. Light wear to top edge of page block. Gilt stamping to spine lightly faded, though very bright on front cover. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Original copperplates for In Powder and Crinoline; the image entitled "'I have had such a terrible dream,' she declared."

      [London: Hodder & Stoughton,] [1913] - Four engraved copperplates, each measuring approximately 183 × 134 mm, mounted in a row, together with a full-colour pull of the image, framed and glazed. Traces of green patina where copper has slightly oxidised, else fine condition. Original copperplates made for the four-colour separation process used to produce the final image published opposite p. 100 in the book. This remarkable survival shows Nielsen's painstaking artistic technique in building up the four-colour process (Rackham used a three-colour process) to produce the rich and complex illustrations for his deluxe books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Silver Princess in Oz Double-Page Spread

      Reilly & Britton 1913 - Each 9 1/4 x 7 in. zinc plates.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Story of an Outing.

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1913 - Octavo. Original brown buckram, matching textured paper covered boards, sand buckram tips, title gilt to the spine together with an inverted fleuron device. With the dust jacket in paper matching the boards, lettered to the spine with the binding brasses. Very slight shelf-wear, endpapers a little browned, text toned, but overall very good indeed, the jacket just a little rubbed and with some very minor chips and splits to the edges. Prize bookplate from St. Catherine's High School for Girls, St. Mary-Church, Devon, awarded in 1925, a little incongruously, to Ethel Watson for drawing. Frontispiece and 51 photographic illustrations to the text First edition. "Hunting in open country near Mt. Kenia, the author bagged a large variety of plains game including lesser kudu, gazelle, impala, wildebeest, and eland, as well as lion and buffalo. Perhaps the most exciting passage in this little volume is taken from a letter written by Hepburn's companion, H. Lloyd Folsom, detailing the dangers of a lion hunt" (Czech). Hepburn had a varied career, he had been a professor of mathematics, lawyer, superintendent of banking of the state of New York, five-term member of the New York State Assembly, and national bank examiner for New York City for three years before being appointed Comptroller of the Currency by President Benjamin Harrison. An internationally recognised authority on financial and economic questions, Hepburn returned to banking when President Cleveland took office, later becoming president of the Chase National Bank. Hepburn's party was guided by the legendary "White Hunter" R.J. Cunninghame, who had conducted Theodore Roosevelt's 1909 safari in British East Africa, the publicity for which had created a craze among well-heeled Americans for such adventures. An uncommon book, particularly so in the attractive jacket. Czech p.124 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Enzyklopaedie des Islam: Geographisches, ethnographisches und biographisches Wörterbuch der muhammedanischen Völker (4 Bände + Ergänzungsband) - 5 Bände KOMPLETT.,

      Brill/ Harrassowitz; 1913 - 1938. - insgesamt über 5000 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 5 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10000

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        The Works of J. M. Barrie

      ondon- Hodder and Stoughton 1913 - Average 150 g cloth, all without slipcasesA ten volume set of the works of J. M. Barrie. The Kirriemuir edition, complete in ten volumes. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 63 signed by the publisher and printer. Very scarce in original slipcases. Volumes are: 1. Auld Light Idylls. 2. Better Dead and An Edinburgh Eleven. 3. The Little Minister. 4. My Lady Nicotine. 5. The Little White Bird. 6. Peter and Wendy. 7. Sentimental Tommy. 8. Tommy and Grizel. 9. When A Man's Single. 10. A Window In Thurms and Margaret Ogilvy. J. M. Barrie was a Scottish author and dramatist best remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Peter Pan; or the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow up, or Peter and Wendy as it is known innovel form, is Barrie's most famous work, following the story of Peter Pan in Neverland with his companion Tinker Bell, The Lost Boys, Wendy Darling and his adversary Captain Hook. The work was inspired by Barrie's relationship with the Llewelyn Davies family. Condition: Uniformly bound in blue quarter cloth with paper covered boards and gilt Kirriemuir stamp to rear board. All in original slipcases. Externally, very smart with some light rubbing and marks to boards. Spines lightly faded. Slipcases rubbed with some wear and lifting particularly at head of cases. Marks to cases with some minor loss. Label remnant to base of slipcase for final two volumes. Internally, all volumes firmly bound aside from slight straining to When A Man's Single. Pages bright and clean aside from offsetting to endpapers which is common. Overall:NEAR FINEin GOOD slipcases. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        The Patchwork Girl of Oz-Page 126

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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Works

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1913. With Biographical Introductions by his Daughter, Anne Ritchie. 13 volumes, octavo (191 x 127 mm). Contemporary green half calf, gilt lettered spines, green cloth sides, all edges gilt, marble endpapers. Frontispiece portraits, plates and illustrations throughout by Thackeray, Cruikshank and others. Spines sunned, small blemish to spine of Vanity Fair. A handsomely bound set of this reissue of the Biographical Edition, first published in 1898-9, and including Anne Ritchie's important biographical notes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A history and description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope.

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

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Selbstbildnis en face.

      1913. Radierung, 1913, signiert. 14,9:9,8 cm. Eines von 10 Exemplaren. In Braun gedruckt, auf Kupferdruckpapier..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Camera Work: Special Number Issue

      Alfred Stieglitz, New York 1913 - FIRST EDITION of the Special Number issue of Camera Work complete with 8 reproductions, including 3 by Cézanne, 1 by Van Gogh, 3 by Picasso, and 1 by Picabia. With original text by Gertrude Stein, Mabel Dodge, Gabriele Buffet, Maurice Aisen, Benjamin De Casseres, Oscar Bluemner, and John Weichsel. Issued at the time of the 1913 Armory Show in New York. Plates entitled (in the order they appear) CÉZANNE: Portrait, CÉZANNE: Nudes, CÉZANNE: Still-Life, VAN GOGH: Landscape, PICASSO: Portrait-Gertrude Stein, PORTRAIT: Woman with Mandolin, PICASSO: Drawing, and PICABIA: Star-Dancer on Board a Transatlantic Steamer. Containing original articles entitled "Portrait of Mabel Dodge at the Villa Curonia" by Gertrude Stein, "Speculations" by Mabel Dodge, "Modern Art and the Public" by Gabriele Buffet, "The Latest Evolution in Art and Picabia" by Maurice Aisen, "The Renaissance of the Irrational" by Benjamin De Casseres, "Audiator et Altera Pars: Some Plain Sense on the Modern Art Movement" by Oscar Bluemner, and "Ecce Homo" by John Weichsel. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, June 1913. Quarto (23 cm x 35 cm, approx. 9" x 12"), original gray wrappers. With errata slip laid in on page 8. General edgewear to fragile wrappers. RARE, particularly with spine intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Patchwork Girl of Oz- Kabum in Oz Endpapers

      Reilly & Britton, 1913. Each 9 x 6 1/2 in. zinc plates. Fine. Each 9 x 6 1/2 in. zinc plates.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        HAPPY PRINCE

      - (ROBINSON,CHARLES)illus. THE HAPPY PRINCE by Oscar Wilde. London: Duckworth (1913). 4to (8 x 10"), gilt pictorial purple cloth, top edge gilt, offsetting on endpaper else near Fine. 1st edition with these illustrations. Illustrated by Robinson with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards plus numerous text drawings as well as pictorial endpapers and title page. This is a nice copy of one of Robinson's most desired books and the most beautiful edition of these fairy tales. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Benz Automobile.,

      Mannheim, 1913 - 69 S. mit zahlr. Abb. Firmenschrift mit den Luxusmodellen der Zeit, die gleichzeitig die Entwicklung des Automobilbus dokumentiert. - Einband etwas berieben, sonst tadellos. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        The Pageant of the Paterson strike, preformed by the strikers themselves, Madison Square Garden, Saturday, June 7, 8:30pm

      Success Press [1913], New York - 30, [ii]p., wraps creased, minor internal creasing over all good condition, 6x9 inches, first edition. Program for the Pageant, mostly text with some photographs of the strike and a few ads (the Pageant was a financial failure). The high point of the IWW's activities in the textile trades and in the East Coast and one of the most famour events in American labor history (according to Melvyn Dubofsky) - a dramatization by the workers of the strike in the silk industry to an overflow crowd at Madison Square Garden. With significant content - an number of articles on the strike including by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and William D. Haywood [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc.]
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        Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd 1913. 290 pp, illustrated with 16 lovely full colour tipped in plates and b/w textual illustrations. Minor foxing to endpapers. Waterstain to top edge which to a limited extent affects the rear board and the top edge of the tissue guards of a few plates. Pen ownership sinatureg on ffep . Very Good. Gilt Decorated Cloth. First Edition Thus. 1913. 4to..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        The Happy Prince and Other Stories

      London: Duckworth & Co 1913. 134 pp. Gilt-decorated lavender cloth. Elaborately gilt spine. Top edge gilt. A small pale patch to the rear board, and minimal rubbing to the extremities. Unusually, this copy has no toning to the endpapers, nor foxing. Numerous in-text black & white illustrations. Colour frontis and 11 additional colour plates, all with tissue guards, illustrated by Charles Robinson. This is the first edition with the Robinson illustrations. Considerably better than the average copy. . Near Fine. Gilt Decorated Cloth. First Edition Thus. 1913. 4to..

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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 ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        MORE AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD

      - [OUTHWAITE] RENTOUL,IDA S.)illus. MORE AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD by Annie Rentoul. Melbourne Sydney Adelaide: Allan & Co., no date, inscribed 1913? Oblong 4to, pictorial wraps, 36p., small margin mend on cover and first few leaves else VG. Featuring pictorial cover and 8 wonderfully detailed full page black and whites and 9 smaller b&w's depicting various aspects of Australian lore, fairies, aborigines, koalas etc. Musical notation by Georgette Peterson accompanies Annie Rentoul's verse. Very scarce. See Muir:Bibliography of Australian Children's Books p.738. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        On the Theory of Decrease of Velocity of Moving Electrified Particles on passing through Matter. SS. 10-31. In: Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science. Vol. 25, Sixth Series.

      London, Taylor & Francis, 1913. - (22 x 14 cm). VIII, 876 S. Mit Abbildungen und 10 teils gefalteten Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe dieser Vorarbeit zu seiner berühmten Veröffentlichung "On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules". Bohr analysiert hier die Wechselwirkung zwischen alpha-Teilchen und Elektronen und verbessert die von C. G. Darwin aufgestellte Bremstheorie der alpha-Teilchen, die nun ausgezeichnet mit den empirischen Daten übereinstimmt. Der daraus ableitbare Zusammenhang zwischen optischen Größen, Bindungskräften und Anzahl der Elektronen ist dabei von besonderer Bedeutung. "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. 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" (Conclusions). - Stempel auf Vorsatz. Rücken mit entferntem Label, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 2, 239; Röseberg, Bohr Nr. 6. - Der Band enthält weiter Arbeiten von Rayleigh, Chadwick, Rutherford, Geiger, Bragg, Lodge etc. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        THIRTY YEARS IN KASHMIR.

      AN EXCELLENT PRIMARY RESOURCE ON THE AREA London 1913, - Arnold. Red cloth, very good, 316p., index,large color folding map, 24 b.w. photos. FIRST EDITION RARE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        WOODROW WILSON AND THE WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENTS, PICTURED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE WHITE HOUSE

      Washington, DC: Harris & Ewing, nd (ca.1913). Black & white photo, 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in., mounted on stiff card stock (12 x 14 in.) embossed with the photography studio's name and logo at center below the photo. A group photo, with President Wilson, in a hat, seated on the arm of a bench, surrounded by a group of journalists (men, and one woman). Signed by Woodrow Wilson and 31 others below the photo, including Wilson's first press secretary J.P. Tumulty, T.W. Brahany (Wilson's exec. clerk), David Lawrence (Associated Press), Rudolph Forster (asst. secretary), C.C. Brainerd (Brooklyn Eagle), M.W. Richards (Mrs. George F. Richards, Manchester Union), James P. Hornaday (Indianapolis News), George T. Odell (New York Evening Mail), John P. Gavit (NY Evening Post), Gus J. Karger (Cincinnati Times Star), John E. Nevin (United Press Assoc.), Arthur B. Krock (Louisville Courier Journal), K. Foster Murray (Norfolk Virginian-Pilot), Gilson Gardner (Cincinnati Post), Lee Lamar Robinson (Louisville Post), C.E. Stewart (Birmingham Age Herald), Reginald Schroeder (NY Staats Zeitung), Edward B. Clark (Chicago Evening Post), W.B. Metcalf (Baltimore Evening Sun), W.G. McMurchy (St. Paul News), L. Ames Brown (NY Sun), Henry E. Eland (Wall Street Journal), L.W. Moffett (Iron Trade Review, Daily Iron Trade), Francis J. Dyer (Los Angeles Times), Oswald F. Schuette (Chicago Inter Ocean), Mercer Vernon (Seattle Post Intelligencer), S.M. Williams (NY Evening World), John S. Shriver (Baltimore-American), Leroy T. Vernon (Chicago Daily News), William E. Brigham (Boston Evening Transcript), and J.P. Amin (Washington Herald). A very nice image, all signatures clear. This copy may have belonged to Leroy Vernon (1878-1938) of the Chicago Daily News [neat pencil printed "L. Vernon" on verso of card stock mount]. The nascent White House Press Corps, with the President who started it all. President Woodrow Wilson is credited with establishing the first regular press conferences between reporters and the executive branch. According to the "Iron Trade Review," dated Cleveland, June 5, 1913, (p.1317), President Wilson held regular meetings with the press corps on Monday mornings and Thursday afternoons, as his time permitted. "Not long ago he was asked to have his picture taken with the newspaper men. Grabbing his hat, he quickly announced his readiness and the group went out to the lawn on the south side of the White House and the picture was taken. After it was over, the president mingled and chatted with the newspaper men and seemed reluctant to return to his office and work." Personal interviews with a sitting President had only been part of the journalistic landscape for some ten or twelve years. "A little over a decade ago to see the president frequently was out of all question, and some who have occupied the highest position in the land were anything but cordial in their relations with the correspondents." By January of 1914, the journalists covering the White House had organized into an official group, "The White House Correspondents' Association." The WHCA is still active in the political life of Washington D.C. one hundred years later. Harris & Ewing's photography studio was founded in 1905 by George Harris and Martha Ewing, who located their business at 1313 F St. NW in downtown Washington, D.C. For several decades they furnished photographic images of Washington's notable political figures and activities, often supplying out-of-town newspapers with visuals to accompany their national stories.

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        Mother Goose The Old Nursery Rhymes Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      New York: The Century Co., 1913., 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'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS (First Edition in Near Fine Original Cloth Inscribed to the Author's Cousin)

      London: Macmillan, 1913. Wells, H. G. THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS. A Novel. London: Macmillan, 1913. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED in sharp, black ink by H. G. Wells "to his cousin, Jane Knight" with his typical flourishes drawn underneath both "Cousin" and "Jane Knight." Original publisher's deep green cloth with two catalogues inserted at the back, both dated autumn 1913. Decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt. Spine just a tiny bit cocked, minute wear to the extremities, light offsetting to the endpapers but, in short, a NEAR FINE PRESENTATION COPY of Wells' tale of a love triangle about a woman who is psychologically unable to give up her lover. Brilliant adapted to film by famed British director David Lean in 1949, with a script by Eric Ambler -- it received a Cannes Grand Prize nomination. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells, with McMurtry's bookplate.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine.

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        A Descriptive Catalogue of Marine Reptiles of the Oxford Clay

      London Trustees of the British Museum 1913. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Ex lib - University of Edinburgh with usual stamps and markings. Presentation plate to the Trustees of the British Museum to fep First Edition Brown hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 205pp; 206pp + plates. 23 full page plates bound in to the rear in total.

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        Camera Work: Issues 42 and 43

      Alfred Stieglitz, New York - FIRST EDITION of special double issue, numbers 42 and 43 of Camera Work complete with 17 original photogravures, duogravures, and half-tones after Steichen's photographs and paintings. Texts by Marius De Zayas, Mary Steichen, Benjamin De Casseres, and John Weichsel. Photogravures entitled (in the order they appear) Vitality-Yvette Guilbert, Isadora Duncan, Cyclamen-Mrs. Philip Lydig, Mary Learns to Walk, Anatole France, Henri Matisse, The Man that resembles Erasmus, William H. Taft, E. Gordon Craig, The Photographers' Best Model-G. Bernard Shaw, Steeplechase Day, Paris; After the Races, Steeplechase Day, Paris; Grand Stand, Nocturne-Orangerie Staircase, Versailles, Late Afternoon-Venice, Nocturne-Hydrangea Terrace, Chateaux Ledoux, Autumnal Afternoon-The Poplars, Voulangis, and The Lotus Screen: S. S. S. all by Eduard J. Steichen. Containing articles entitled "Photography and Artistic-Photography" by Marius De Zayas, "The Skylark" by Mary Steichen, "Insincerity: A New Vice" by Benjamin De Casseres, and "Cosmism or Amorphism?" by John Weichsel. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, November 1913. Quarto (23 cm x 35 cm, approx. 9" x 12"), original gray wrappers. With errata slip laid in. General edgewear to fragile wrappers with loss to spine. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        [Op. 6]. Sechs Stücke für grosses Orchester op. [!]4. [Full score]

      [Vienna]: Im Selbstverlag des Komponisten [without PN]. [1913]. Folio. Original publisher's blue/green wrappers. [i] (title), [i] (list of instruments), 24, [ii] (blank) pp. Facsimile of the composer's autograph fair copy. Printed dedication to head of title: "Arnold Schönberg, meinem Lehrer und Freunde in höchster Liebe" (to Arnold Schönberg, my teacher and friend, in deepest love). Titling to upper wrapper identical with title. Opus number "4" reiterated in caption title to head of p. 1. "A. 698" printed to foot of first page of music. Wrappers slightly worn and browned. . First Edition. Rare. Moldenhauer pp. 706-7. The work was re-numbered op. 6 in 1920. "This work, composed 1909, applies the newly explored possibilities of atonal instrumental composition to the largest orchestra for which Webern ever wrote... But these immense masses of sound are hardly ever used as a whole... Like many of his early works, op. 6 was conceived in reaction to the death of Webern's mother (1906)... In 1928, Webern prepared a second version of the pieces, which... reduces the hypertrophic orchestra to standard size." Manfred Angerer, website of Universal-Edition.

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        Op. 6]. Sechs Stücke für grosses Orchester op. [!]4. [Full score]

      Im Selbstverlag des Komponisten [without PN] [1913], [Vienna] - First Edition. Rare. Moldenhauer pp. 706-7. The work was re-numbered op. 6 in 1920. "This work, composed 1909, applies the newly explored possibilities of atonal instrumental composition to the largest orchestra for which Webern ever wrote. But these immense masses of sound are hardly ever used as a whole. Like many of his early works, op. 6 was conceived in reaction to the death of Webern's mother (1906). In 1928, Webern prepared a second version of the pieces, which. reduces the hypertrophic orchestra to standard size." Manfred Angerer, website of Universal-Edition. Folio. Original publisher's blue/green wrappers. [i] (title), [i] (list of instruments), 24, [ii] (blank) pp. Facsimile of the composer's autograph fair copy. Printed dedication to head of title: "Arnold Schönberg, meinem Lehrer und Freunde in höchster Liebe" (to Arnold Schönberg, my teacher and friend, in deepest love). Titling to upper wrapper identical with title. Opus number "4" reiterated in caption title to head of p. 1. "A. 698" printed to foot of first page of music. Wrappers slightly worn and browned. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Fifty Years of Sport at Oxford, Cambridge and the Great Public Schools

      London: Walter Southwood and Co., Limited, 1913-1922., 1913. 3 volumes; Folio. Vol. I and II cover Oxford and Cambridge (1913); vol. III covers Eton, Harrow and Winchester (1922). Contemporary binding by Chivers in brick coloured full morocco with black tooled box design to spines with gilt titles. Black ruled panelling to boards; blind and gilt tooled circle medalion to centre of each upper with gilt titles and gilt laurels, velluscent onlay to centre being the coat of arms of Oxford and Cambridge (vol.I and II) and of Eton, Harrow and Winchester (vol. III). Top edges gilt, others untrimmed; marbled end papers. Illustrated with a total of 73 full-page portraits. Page edges dusty; spine a touch lighter and boards slightly marked on vol. III. A touch of light foxing to frontis and title page of a couple of volumes, otherwise clean and tight copies. An impressive set.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Le grand Meaulnes

      Edition although having the features of the First printing, one of the copies of the first issue numbered reserved to the press and to the author.Rare autograph signed by the author at a political journalist and writer Paul Mathiex who was the Secretary of Aurélien Scholl especially collaborated with the French Action.Some discrete restorations back, bites scattered.Precious author's copy in its original condition, enriched with a autograph. Emile-Paul frères Paris 1913 12x19cm broché

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