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        Mount Morgan Gold Mining Company, series of Nine Annual Meeting reports dating from 1897 to 1914, with Eight Original Photographs of mining operations

      Rockhampton, Queensland:: Printed at the "Morning Bulletin" Office, East Street.. Pamphlet. The Annual Reports and photographs are ex-libris the American Institute of Mining Engineering library, with a stamp and a bookplate. All have holes punched in left border from a string binding. The photographs date from 1913-14 (a couple are date stamped by the library Jun 17 1914). They are black and white, measuring 6 x 7 1/2", with a matte finish. They are exclusively of mining machinery and buildings. Reports include balance sheet and dividends paid, and occasionally fold out panoramic maps of mine cross sections, or a photograph. The nine Ordinary Annual Meeting Reports include the Twelfth Meeting, 27th July 1897, 8vo, 18pp, green wrappers; Nineteenth Meeting, 14th July 1904, 32pp, orig. tan wrappers, signature of Horace Winchell top front wrapper; 22nd Meeting , 10th July 1908, 46pp, orig. light orange wrappers; 25th Meeting, 8th July 1910, 34pp,m orig. maroon wrappers; 26th Meeting, 21st July 1911, 36pp, orig. blue wrappers (detached); 28th Annual Report, for year ended 31st May 1913, lge 8vo, 34pp, folding chart, orig. green wrapper, front detached, lacking the back; No. 55, Reports and Statements of Accounts for half- year ended 30th November 1913, lge 8vo, 24pp & 3 folding maps, orig. orange wrappers; No. 56, Reports and Statements of Accounts for the Year ended 31st May 1914, lge 8vo, 20pp, 3 folding items, panoramic photograph & 2 maps of the mines; orig. orange wraps, split in spine; No. 57, Reports and Statements of Accounts for half-year ended 29th November 1914, lge 8vo, 20pp, orig. orange wrappers. Covers & photographs generally a bit chipped & dusty, but complete. Libraries Australia ID 47881601 cites a run at the National Library of Australia (1888-1927) and the State Library of New South Wales (1st [1886]-27th (1912); 42nd (1927)].

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        Catálogo de los manuscritos existentes en la Biblioteca Universitaria de Valencia. [Three Volumes]

      Valencia: Librería Maraguat, 1913. First edition. Cloth. Spine scuffed and boards rubbed else very good copies with scattered foxing. 4to. Francisco Rodríguez Marín, prólogo. Illus. with 30 facsimile plates. No. 119 of 500 copies. A magnificent catalogue of 2422 manuscripts described in detail. Palau lists date as 1914. "Magnifier orb, appreciate y escape," (Palau y Dulcet, VI, p. 490). ABPC shows only one copy sold at auction in the last 30 years. Palau 111545.

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        Map of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

      Department of the Interior, Ottawa 1913 - An important map of the Dominion Lands Act of 1908 that shows the division of the land into plots which are available for settlement. Rare Canadian a and an interesting historical document of the evolving country., Size : 540x830 (mm), 21.25x32.625 (Inches), Printed in Color

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      Eveleigh Nash, London 1913 - Octavo, cloth. Six stories featuring Carnacki, an occult detective. 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. A near fine copy, some mild foxing to text, neat previous owner signature to upper front free end paper, spine shows a bit of dullness to red color, some mild soiling else a very attractive above average copy. (9632) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Orientalisches Archiv. Illustrierte Zeitschrift f?r Kunst, Kulturgeschichte und V?lkerkunde der L?nder des Ostens (3 Volumes)

      Verlag von Karl W. Hiersemann, 1913, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Complete 3 volume set. Text clean and in GERMAN. Band I: 1910/1911. Band II: 1911/1912. Band III: 1912/1913. Light foxing to edges of text-block. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Boards lightly soiled with sunning. Band I: ex-library. Bookplate on front pastedown with pocket and circulation slip on rear endpages. Stamps to edges of text-block. Small closed tears and fraying to spine ends. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 112537.

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        A voice from the bush in Australia: shewing its present state, advantages, and capabilities, in a series of letters from an Irish settler and others in New South Wales. With appendices ...Dublin, William Curry junior & Co.; London, Smith, Elder & Co.; Edinburgh, John Johnstone, 1839. 12mo. With wood-engraved frontispiece, nearly full-page wood-engraved illustration on page 25 and a letterpress folding table. Modern marbled wrappers.

      Ferguson 2713; WorldCat (7 copies); for Caroline Clayton: Strickland, Dictionary of Irish artists (1913), II, p. 108. A collection of letters from New South Wales by Thomas Pope Besnard, an Irish colonist of Cork, with 4 extensive appendices containing valuable information on the early colony. Besnard became an overseer on a chain gang and writes enthusiastically about the great possibilities of life in Australia, where he is "working and faring hard, yet earning the sweet bread of honorable independence" (p. 17). The frontispiece shows a farmer in front of his small house, with other men, a kangaroo or wallaby and other animals. The wood-engraving, by Caroline Clayton, shows a hunter with two dogs. The appendices contain practical information for settlers (lists of public and commercial institutions, information on post coaches, etc.) and extracts from various publications relating to Australia.In very good condition.

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        Two Books from Stephen Leacock personal collection (Both signed by Leacock)

      Henry Holt/Century Co. 1913 - About the books: First book is "Socialism and Democracy in Europe" by Samuel P. Orth. Published by Henry Holt in 1913. Signed and dated by Leacock in 1913, on FFEP. Marked throughout the book with same pencil he used to sign the book. Second book is "Prospects of Industrial Civilization" by Bertrand and Dora Russell. Published by The Century Co. in 1923. Signed by Leacock on FFEP in 1923. Includes his Cote des Neiges address in Montreal. Few pages have been dog eared. Both books are in good condition. Acquired from a customer whose father was a student of Leacock's at McGill University. Additional photos available upon request. We're not satisfied unless you are. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Munich, ½ S. 4to., 10. III. 1913. - 4to. ½ p. Thanking for an invitation. - With printed letterhead of "Kain", the magazine that Mühsam published from 1911 to 1914 and in 1918/19. - Stamped "Persönliche Adresse: Akademiestr. 9" and with a tiny tear. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        K?ng Tschi T'u . Ackerbau und Seidengewinnung in China. Ein Kaiserliches Lehr- und Mahn- Buch

      L. Friederichsen, 1913, Softcover, Book Condition: GoodSize: 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. Inventory No: 131045.

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        THE TONGUE IS ONE HALF OF A MAN [Framed Quotation]

      Robertson Davies n.p. [Toronto], N.d., Toronto - William Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC, FRSL [1913 / 1995]. Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, & professor. One of Canada's best-known & most popular authors, & one of its most distinguished "men of letters", a term Davies is variously said to have gladly accepted for himself & to have detested. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College, a graduate college at the University of Toronto. Framed Quotation. n.p. n.d. Matted with a gold filet & black sculpted wood frame [glazed] to an overall size of 10" 1/2 x 13" 1/2 - Typed, signed & corrected 4x by Davies in black ink: "The tongue is one half of a man, but the other half is the heart'. I have always liked that proverb, because it does honour to the faculty of speech, and it is speech as much as anything that divides man from the lesser creations". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Plakatprobedruck zur Wiener Sonnwendfeier 1913.

      Wien, Schneider & Lux, 1913. - Farblithographie, 123 x 94 cm, links unten im Stein monogrammiert. Prachtvoller, kräftiger Probedruck des Plakats vor der Schrift. Im Museum für Angewandte Kunst Wien existiert das seltene Plakat mit separat eingedruckter Aufschrift: "Große Sonnenwendfeier der Deutschen Wiens am 15. Juni 1913. Ob schön! Ob Regen! Deutsches Volksfest. Bund der Deutschen in Niederösterreich. Fackelreigen, Musikvorträge, Gesangsvorträge, Wiesenspiele, Volksbelustigungen" (MAK, Plakatsammlung PI 1747). - Auf Japan doubliert.

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        Princess Badoura - A Tale from the Arabian Nights.

      London, Hodder and Stoughton 1913 - Retold by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Edmund Dulac, né Edmond Dulac le 22 octobre 1882 à Toulouse et mort le 25 mai 1953 à Londres, est un illustrateur français, naturalisé britannique. 10 illustrations hors texte en couleurs, contrecollées sur papier épais avec serpentes légendées. (Complet & Contrôlé) London(?), Hodder and Stoughton - non daté (1913) - 113 pages. Cartonnage éditeur illustré en turquoise et doré, sur le premier plat et le dos. Tête verte. Rares rousseurs. Très bon état. Format in-4°(26x20). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peter Pan's A B C by White, Flora

      Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. First Edition. Unknown Binding. good /not issued. Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. First Edition. Unknown Binding. good /not issued. First edition. Highly collectible. Good to good plus in deocorative boards. Hodder and Stoughton circa 1913. Very rare in any condition. Pages and illustrations nice. Front hinge a little loose. Some scuffing to cover.

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        (Hrsg.). Das Plakat. Zeitschrift des Vereins der Plakatfreunde e.V. für Kunst und Kultur in der Reklame. 4. Jahrgang: Heft 1-6 (Jan. bis Nov.). Berlin, Selbstverlag, 1913. Mit zahlreichen farbigen, zum Teil montierten Illustr., Abb. und Zeichnungen. 4°. Schlichter Hlwd. d. Zt. (beschabt, bestoßen).

      1913. . Hans Josef Sachs (Breslau 1881 - 1979 New York), Chemiker und Zahnarzt begann früh mit dem Sammeln von Plakaten und gebrausgraphischen Werken. Zum Ende umgab seine Sammlung ca. 12300 Plakate und ca. 18000 kleinere Arbeiten. Im Jahr 1910 gründete er mit anderen die Zeitschrift 'Das Plakat'.- Der komplette 4. Jahrgang, leider fehlen die Seiten 105-118, 189, 190, 195 und 196.- Die Abbildungen der Seite 57 und 176 fehlen.- Seite 87 fast lose, Seite 141 liegt bei.- Beiliegend: Gefaltetes Plakat: 'Leibniz-Cakes', von Änne Koken, Hannover, gedruckt von Edler und Krische. Sowie: A4 Plakat von Y.L. Forain, Reproduktion von Dr. Wolff und Sohn, München.

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        The Purchasing Power of Money - Its Determination and Relation to Credit Interest and Crises

      New York The Macmillan Company 1913. 515 pages plus advertisements. Index. Fold-outs. Second edition of the 1911 original. "The purpose of this book is to set forth the principles determining the purchasing power of money and to apply those principles to the study of historical changes in that purchasing power." - from preface to the first edition. Gilt lettering clearly legible upon green cloth backstrip. Small decorative blind-stamp atop front free endpaper. Occasional pencil underlining to contents. Binding sound. Average wear. A sound copy of this classic work which remains vitally important in the present environment of so-called quantitative easing. Second Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; Second Edition. Good

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        Das Urteil. In: Arkadia. Ein Jahrbuch für Dichtkunst. Hrsg. v. Max Brod.

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff, 1913,. 4to (25 x 15,5 cm). Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 241 S. OPp. m. Deckelillustr. u. Rückentitel v. E.R. Weiß Gelbschnitt.. Dietz 20. - Raabe (Zeitschriften) 102. - Erstdruck von Kafkas wichtigem Werk auf Seite 53-65. - Enthält außerdem Beiträge von Robert Walser, Franz Werfel, Franz Blei, Max Brod, Alfred Wolfenstein, Kurt Tucholsky u.a. - Einziger Jahrgang, enthält in 3 Abteilungen: Dramatisches, Episches, Lyrisches. - Deckel berieben u. etw. gebräunt, Rücken stärker, auch fleckig. Name auf Vorsatz. Innen sauber u. wohlerhalten.

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      L édition d' Art H. PIAZZA, Paris 1913 - 96 pp- Traduction par J.Serruys .-Edition de luxe ornée de 28 compositions en couleurs hors - texte , 10 en tête en noir , d' encadrements ,lettres ornés , fleurons , etc.- Edition limité à 400 exemplaires sur papier japon .- Demi marroquin noir , dos à nerfs , couverture conservée .- Bel exemplaire .- *** - Limited edition to 400 copies on Japan paper .- Half black morocco .- Very fine .- Size: In 4 to [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Archive]: Collection of Twelve Carrier's Addresses from Salem, Massachusetts

      The Salem Gazette or Salem Register, Salem, Massachusetts 1913 - A collection Twelve Carrier Addresses from two different Salem, Massachusetts newspapers. Various printers. Carrier Addresses were generally given by paperboys to their patrons as a New Year's Greeting, usually as a poem or similar sentimental address. Probably the most famous are those done by Nathaniel Hawthorne for *The Salem Gazette*, albeit a generation or two earlier (in the 1830s) than our group. A nice group of a dozen, all from the same city. Format and condition as follows:*The Salem Gazette*:1. 1877. Large broadside. 9.5" x 14". Tears at the edges of a horizontal fold, very good.2. 1880. Large broadside. 12" x 18". Neat professional repairs at the folds. Very good.3. 1885. Octavo. One leaf folded to make four pages. Address with calendar on rear. Light wear, near fine. 4. 1886. Small broadside. 6.25" x 11". Chips in the margins. Good only.5. 1887. Tall, thin broadside. 6" x 15". Neat professional repairs at the folds. Very good.6. 1889. Small broadside. 6" x 9.5". About fine.7. 1910. One stiff card folded to make four pages. About fine.*The Salem Register*:8. 1877. Small broadside. 6" x 9.5". Printed in red. Near fine.9. 1880. Small broadside. 6.75" x 11". Nicks at the corners, very good.10. 1886. Small broadside. 5.5" x 12". Chipping at the extremities, good.Undesignated (but printed in Salem):11. 1887. Small stiff card. 5" x 7". Near fine.12. 1913. Small octavo. One leaf folded to make four pages. Near fine.

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        A Turkish Woman's European Impressions

      London: Seeley, Service, and Co.. 1913. First. First edition. Illustrated with thirty-two photographs and a drawing by Auguste Rodin. Fine in fine dustwrapper, with applied label with early reviews of the book. Hamoum was born Hadidje Zennour, the granddaughter a Circassian mother and French nobleman who settled in Constantinople. While Western educated and a member of elite society, she was forced to live a life of veiled restriction in Turkey. Seeking a way to improve her situation she reached out to French author Pierre Loti, who made her (and her sister) the subject of his final novel Les Desenchantees, a tragic romance that exposed the difficult life of Turkish woman. Following the book's publication she and her sister left Turkey for Europe where she penned this travelogue of her experiences presented in a series of letters edited by British journalist Grace Ellison. A compelling book and very scarce in jacket. .

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        Old World Love Stories; From the Lays of Marie de France & other Mediaeval Romances & Legends translated from the French by Eugene Mason

      London. : J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1913. Good+. Lacking dust jacket. Publishers salmon pink cloth, beautifully decorated and lettered in gilt. Spine very slightly sunned. Silk endpapers. Neatly penned gift inscription to free front endpaper verso. A hint of foxing to the very outermost leaves and page edges. Uncut pages. Top edge gilt. 282pp.. First printing. . Hard. 8vo. 9". . Good+. Illus. by Illustrated and decorated by Reginald L. Knowles. .

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      London: Macmillan & Co., Limited,. 1913. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-506 [507-508: ads] + undated 8-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear,. original decorated olive-green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine panel stamped in gold.. Binding lightly rubbed at head and tail of spine panel and corner. tips, inner hinges tender with several hairline cracks, a near fine,. bright copy. A wonderful association copy. (#71689). First edition. Presentation copy with contemporary signed inscription by Blackwood to the children of English writer Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) on front free endpaper: "To the Fairy Children / at Kingsland / from Algernon Blackwood." Belloc and Blackwood were close friends and Blackwood was a frequent visitor at Belloc's retreat at Kingsland in Sussex. The "aspect of writing for children increasingly fascinated Blackwood, especially as he was finding himself more immediately surrounded by them. There was his own nephew, Patrick, the son of his elder brother ... Baron de Knoop had children by an earlier marriage and, during the years of the First World War, Baroness de Knoop looked after three Polish orphans. Blackwood also frequently entertained the Belloc children, especially after the death of Hilaire's wife Elodie in February 1914. To all of these Blackwood became 'Uncle Paul,' and he delighted in having the fun of the children without the responsibility. Blackwood was of the opinion that children, like animals, had not lost their instinctive closeness to Nature or their innocence, both of which became dulled by civilization and overbearing adults. Children adored Blackwood because he behaved and saw the world like them -- the world of wonder in a daisy, a cloud or a butterfly. With A PRISONER IN FAIRYLAND Blackwood ... showed signs that he was losing control of his subject matter, swamping the spirit of his theme with prolixity and a surfeit of sentiment. That view, though, was not shared by all of the critics or readers of the day. A PRISONER IN FAIRYLAND went through a rapid succession of reprintings and was one of the most popular of his novels." - Ashley, Algernon Blackwood: A Bio-Bibliography, pp. 18- 19. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 183. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 22. Bleiler (1978), p. 25. Reginald 01397. Ashley A.10.1.

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        Captain Scott's Last Journey

      ca. 1913.. Unrecorded lithograph by Archibald Bertram Webb, (1887–1944), illustrating one of the iconic moments in exploration history, illustrating the trek of Captain Scott, Edward Wilson and Birdie Bowers on their return from the South Pole, having failed to beat Roald Amundsen to the Pole. Evans & Oates had already perished - these three were soon to join them. The tragedy captured the hearts and minds of the British Commonwealth. Archibald Bertram Webb (1887-1944), artist, was born on 4 March 1887 at Kennington, Kent, England. He studied at the St. Martin's School of Art and at the City and Guilds of London Art School."He was a freelance illustrator and commercial artist in 1905-14 for such periodicals as the Critic, of which his father was editor, the Pall Mall Magazine, Photography and Focus, John Bull and Sketch."[ADB]. We believe that this large scale print was issued in about 1913. It is akin to the limited reproduction of the 1913 painting by J.C. Dollman, printed by Orman of Nottingham about 1913, illustrating Lt. Oates leaning into the wind. It is possible that the image was used in a magazine, and perhaps as some special large-scale edition, perhaps for "The Critic" magazine. Opportunities for commercial artists abounded at this time as the magazines and newspapers of the period were heavily illustrated, and photographs were not used much before 1914. Our research into these magazines has shown one example of his illustration in the Jul-Dec 1912 volume of the Pall Mall Magazine, to illustrate a story "A Lighthouse Christmas" by Walter H. Holton. Webb's illustration for this story are signed "Arch Webb", in the same manner as this print. In later years, his signature was more often "A.B. Webb". Suffering from the effects of rheumatic fever, he emigrated with his wife to Western Australia, landing in Fremantle in May 1915. There he worked as a commercial artist, art teacher, etcher, lithographer, public servant, college teacher & water- colorist. His images were influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts and Art Nouveau. Webb lived in Nedlands, close to the Swan River, which was a favorite subject for his work. He is a most sought-after artist in Western Australia.  RARE:We have not seen this image of one of the most iconic moments in British Antarctic exploration in 35 years of dealing in this area. Not recorded on OCLC, Trove, The British Museum, The British Library, The Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge, no appearance at auction (either through ArtNet or AE), Renard's Antarctic Auction of 1994.Laid down on old board, lower margin trimmed around the caption. A little foxed with a dark discoloration in the left quadrant. Rather grandly matted in an old cream mat with gold filets around caption and the edge of the image. Image size approximately 21 1/2 x 13" in mat 30 x 19 3/4".

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        British Columbia

      Department of Lands, Ottawa 1913 - Size : 735x905 (mm), 28.875x35.625 (Inches), Hand Colored Excellent, laid on acid free canvas for long term preservation

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        Old World Love Stories; From the Lays of Marie de France & other Mediaeval Romances & Legends translated from the French by Eugene Mason

      J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. 1913 - Good+. Lacking dust jacket. Publishers salmon pink cloth, beautifully decorated and lettered in gilt. Spine very slightly sunned. Silk endpapers. Neatly penned gift inscription to free front endpaper verso. A hint of foxing to the very outermost leaves and page edges. Uncut pages. Top edge gilt. 282pp. Size: 8vo. 9". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sibirskii Narodnii Kalendar v Etnograficheskom Otnoshenii. Vostochnaia Sibir. Eniseiskaia Gubernia [Siberian Folk Calendar in Ethnographical Prospective. Eastern Siberia. Yenisei Province].

      State Typography, Saint Petersburg 1913 - Published as vol. 36 of "Zapiski Russkogo Geograficheskogo Obschestva po Otdeleniiu Etnografii" (The Proceedings of the Ethnographical Department of Russian Geographical Society /ed. By A.S. Ermolov). St. Petersburg: State Typography, 1913. First Edition. Large Octavo. [4], vii, 293 pp. With sixteen photographic plates. Period style red half morocco with marbled boards, gilt lettered spine with raised bands. Front publisher's printed wrapper bound in. A near fine copy. Very Rare as no copies found in Worldcat. First comprehensive ethnographic study of the religious and folk holidays and festivities in Eastern Siberia, in particular in the Yenisei province (Krasnoyarsk, Achinsk, Minusinsk). The author focuses mostly on Russian peasants and locals who had converted to Orthodox Christianity, but notes that paganism and superstitions of the natives highly influenced the traditions and mentality of the Russian settlers. Makarenko describes Siberian folk festivities for every day of the year, their character, way of celebration and place in people's life. Illustrations are interesting photographs of Siberian peasants, their everyday activities, costumes, scenes of dances and games. The supplement contains the alphabet and subject Indexes of Siberian holidays; bibliography of the main works on the topic (p. 251-256); oral Siberian calendar from a blind Siberian peasant Chima, known for his phenomenal memory. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Colin 1913 - RO40099564: 10 volumes d'env. 500 pages chacun. Illustrés de très nombreuses photos en noir et blanc dans le texte et sur planches hors texte. Auteur, titre et tomaison dorés sur les dos. Filets dorés sur les plats. Dos et plats du Tome I (1) abîmés, avec petits Coiffe et mors de tête du tome II (2) abîmés, avec petits manques. bord de son 2e plat abîmé. Couverture du tome III (1) très abîmée, avec manques sur le dos et le bord des plats, et plats se détachant légèrement. bord des toutes premières pages rongés. Plats du tome III (2) abîmés avec petits manques. Coiffe en pied et bords des plats du tome IV (1) abîmés. Mors gauche du tome IV (2) et bords de ses plats abîmés. Coiffe en tête et bords des plats du tome V (1) abîmés. Dos et plats du tome V (2) abîmés, avec petits manques en surface. Publié sous la dir. d'André Michel. Tome I, 1re et 2e parties, Des débuts de l'art chrétien à la fin de la période romane. Tome II, 1re et 2e parties, Formation, expansion et évolution de l'art gothique. Tome III, 1re et 2e parties, Le Réalisme, Les débuts de la Renaissance. Tome IV, 1re et 2e parties, La Renaissance. Tome V, 1re et 2e parties, La Renaissance dans les pays du Nord, Formation de l'art classique moderne. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur bon état Classification Dewey : 709-Histoire des arts [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Milano, Hoepli, 1913-1923. In-4 p., 4 voll., lussuosa legat. in tela edit. con borchie in metallo (un dorso restaur.), ai piatti ricche cornici a secco e medaglione in rilievo che raffigura Ludovico il Moro, tagli dorati, pp. XVI,766; XV,646; XI,368; (6),325. L'opera presenta una ricchissima documentazione iconografica di 2.449 ill. in b.n. nel t. e 89 tavv. f.t. (di cui 13 in tricromia) per lo più applic. su cartoncino. Importante opera di arte e di storia milanese, cosi' suddivisa: "La vita privata e l'arte a Milano nella seconda meta' del Quattrocento - Bramante e Leonardo - Gli artisti lombardi (ritrattisti, miniatori, scultori in legno, orafi) - Le arti industriali, la letteratura e la musica". "Prima edizione". Cfr. Catalogo Hoepli,767. Esempl. ben conservato.

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        The Purchasing Power of Money - Its Determination and Relation to Credit Interest and Crises

      The Macmillan Company, New York, 1913, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Second EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 515 pages plus advertisements. Index. Fold-outs. Second edition of the 1911 original. "The purpose of this book is to set forth the principles determining the purchasing power of money and to apply those principles to the study of historical changes in that purchasing power." - from preface to the first edition. Gilt lettering clearly legible upon green cloth backstrip. Small decorative blind-stamp atop front free endpaper. Occasional pencil underlining to contents. Binding sound. Average wear. A sound copy of this classic work which remains vitally important in the present environment of so-called quantitative easing.

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        Zeitschrift für Flugtechnik und Motorluftschiffahrt. 4. Jahrgang 1913.

      München und Berlin, Oldenbourg, 1913.. 336 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und gefalteten Tafeln. Mit 3 großen mehrfach gefalteten Beilagen (Luftschiffhalle) und einer riesigen sehr detaillierten Konstruktionszeichnung der Etrich-Taube in Tasche des Hinterdeckels (ca. 160 cm x 110 cm). 32 x 23,5 cm, Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückentitel.. Organ der wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft für Flugtechnik. Mit einer Fülle von technischem Material, über Flugschauen, Luftschiffe, Patente etc. - Einbanddeckel beschabt. Innen sauber und gut erhalten.

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        A History of British Columbia Part One: Being a Survey of Events from the Earliest Times Down to the Union of the Crown Colony of British Columbia with the Dominion of Canada Part Two: Being a History, Mainly Political and Economic, of the Province Since Confederation Up to the Present Time + Sixty Years of Progress British Columbia Portraits of Some of the Men Conspicuous As Present Day Factors in Development

      Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.: British Columbia Historical Association 1913, 1st Edition limited to 350 copies. (Hardcover) 5p.l.,226,pp. + vipp. (Addenda). Fine, no dust jacket. Thick Folio in original suede covers with marbled endpapers and gilt top edge, others uncut with plates (portraits complete with titled tissue guards. Edwards & Lort 3177. Includes contributions by M. S. Wade "The History of Kamloops" and on the "Development of the Okanagan" by J. A. MacKelvie. Copy # 227 / 350 Signed by R. E. Gosnell.

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        Lake of Lucerne. Original watercolour.

      1913,. 23 x 39 cm, signed on the lower left 'H. Medlycott 1913' and to the lower right 'Lucerne Lake'. Original watercolour. Matted & framed (38.5 x 54.5 cm).. Fine view over the lake at Lucerne. A Turner-like influence cannot be denied.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Les Cloches et quelques autres Poèmes.

      Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza 1913 - Traduits par J. Serruys et illustrés par Edmond Dulac. 28 compositions en couleurs reproduites et montées hors texte. 10 Vignettes de chapitre en noir, culs-de-lampe, lettrines, enluminures des textes et des compositions. Serpentes légendées. (Complet & Contrôlé) Tirage unique à 400 exemplaires sur JAPON, celui-ci porte le numéro 287. Paris, L'Édition d'Art H. Piazza - 1913 - 96 pages. Belle reliure demi maroquin rouge signée Lobstein-Laurenchet. Dos lisse aux titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Tête dorée. Couverture illustrée, et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-4°(30x23). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ANATOLE FRANCE, 1913

      - Hand-pulled photogravure on tissue, 8 X 6 1/4 inches, archivally matted. Fine. The image is a fine richly-toned photogravure from CAMERA WORK 42/43, 1913.

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        Classical Fan (Set of 4)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) GU WEN FAN ( TAO ZHUANG GONG 4 CE )

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Language: Chinese Classical Fan (Set of 4) Chronicles classical Qing Wu Kai-sheng compiled anthology. Inscribed by the Literary Society in 1913. reprinted in 1927. Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Papers on Psycho-Analysis

      London: Baillière, Tindall and Cox., 1913. Octavo. Original green cloth, smooth cloth at margin and corners, spine and front board lettered in gilt, black endpapers, with dust jacket. Half title present, one page of publishers' advertisements after contents. A superb copy in the tanned and rather brittle dust jacket with some archival repair at the folds. First edition, first impression preceding the American edition. Up until the Second World War Jones was the single most important figure in the institutional development of psychoanalysis in Britain, and its main public spokesman. In 1913, together with David Eder, he founded the London Psycho-Analytical Society.

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        Portraitpostkarte mit eigenh. U.

      Stuttgart, 1913.. 90:135 mm.. Aufnahme als "Herzog" in "Rigoletto". - In sehr gutem Zustand.

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        [Photo Album]: 1913 Mexico Trip

      Mexico. 1913. Green leather photo album with gilt decorations measuring 5" x 7". Contains 57 black and white silver gelatin photographs measuring about 3" x 3.5" and printed on thick cardstock. The front board is nearly detached else very good with very near fine photographs with slight spotting. A photo album assembled after a trip to Mexico in 1913 which included touring the cities of Guadalupe, Mexico City, Xochimilco, Orizaba, Tuxpango, and Minatitlan. Beautifully composed and beautifully printed in a small leather bound album with cardstock pages and gilt edges and decorations, all in an attempt to commemorate a Mexican journey. The images depict boat rides with lounging women with parasols, marketplaces with locals, arresting landscapes of various cities, the gardens of Mexico City, a group shot of local women washing clothes in a river, and men mounted on horses playing polo. A wonderful collection of Mexican photography from the early 1900s. .

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        Fancies in Verse

      [Chicago]: The Print Shop [at] The School of Education. 1913. First. First edition. 12mo. 12pp. Printed gray self-wrappers with applied bluebird label. Some foxing on the wrappers, near fine. Inscribed by the author as "Bluebird." Interesting and handsome volume of poetry "written and printed by Louise Redfield, Seventh Grade U.E.S." Author's rare first book, a volume of poetry published and printed when the author was 13 years old. Redfield went on to marry noted author Donald Culross Peattie, best known for his bestselling Almanac for Moderns. She and Peattie met at the high school of the University of Chicago and together printed his first book there in 1916. Redfield published several popular novels, achieving fame with her 1936 novel American Acres. OCLC locates just two copies of this title. .

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        Sotatsu - Gwashu - The Collection of the Works by Sotatsu

      The Shimbi Shoin, Tokyo 1913 - Art reproduction book published by the Shimbi Shoin, June 1913, folio (19 x 13 1/2 in - 48.5 x 34 cm), stiff paper covers, front cover illustrated, 2 page introduction in Japanese, 2 frontispiece plates, listing of plates in Japanese and English, 50 plates reproducing Sotatsu's works, string tied, reads Japanese style from back to front. All plates are on thick paper and printed in black and white using the collotype printing process. The two frontispiece plates are printed front and back on a single sheet. All other plates are printed on one side of the sheet only. The plates are grouped and each grouping is preceded by a tissue guard with descriptive information in Japanese and English. This publication was issued to commemorate and exhibition of Sotatsu's work sponsored by the Japan Fine Arts Association and held in 1913. Sotatsu Tawaraya was a 17th century Japanese artist and is said to be the inspiration for the Korin School. ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good+ condition. The binding is tight and the contents are clean and free of faults. No staining or foxing. On the Japanese title page there is a tipped on 1 x 2 inch lable which appears to be some from of inventory notation. While folding case is present it is in very poor condition. It is completely disassembled and now in three pieces. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

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        Surgical Experiences In South Africa 1913 Edition

      London: Henry Frowde Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. Book. Good. Cloth. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good tight copy in red cloth binding. Edges darkened. Bookplate inside front cover from Archibald Church Library Northwestern Medical School. Usual library marks. Lightly pencilled red not opposite half title page "advance office copy" with initial below. Stamp above note 19 JUL 1913. Free endpaper in front splitting at hinge. Faded pencil notation on bottom edges..

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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 S., 8°. Umschlag etwas beschmutzt, meistens die Hinterdecke, u. auf Kanten u. Rücken eingerissen. Seiten stellenweise leicht eselohrig, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sehr selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mary Cassatt arranges her first meeting with art critic Forbes Watson, who would become the leading interpreter of her art

      "Important Autograph Letter Signed, ""Mary Cassatt,"" 2 pages, 4.5"" x 6"" on her personal mourning stationery. Mensil-Théribus, ""Saturday,"" [no date, but likely July 1913], to ""My Dear Mr. [Forbes] Watson,"" arranging a luncheon at her summer home, Mensil-Beaufrense. Expected mailing folds, extremely light toning, a hint of bleed-through from the verso, else very fine condition. Cassatt writes to arrange her first meeting with the art critic, then a reporter for the New York Evening Post, and writes in full: ""I have just sent you a wire, which you may not understand. I am fourty [sic] miles from Paris, and some distance form the main line - therefore it is better to come to luncheon. I haven[']t the table with me, but if you take the morning train for Chaumont en Vequin leaving the Gare St. Lazare after 10- you will reach Chamount before 12- the return train leaves between four and five. My car will meet you at Chaumont. Hoping to have the pleasure of meeting you and Mrs. Watson on Monday[.]"" Forbes Watston (1879-1960) was a prominent art critic and considered the foremost authority on the work of Mary Cassatt. He first met the artist while travelling in France in 1913. Watson wrote of their first meeting: ""She began to talk the instant that I alighted from the motor which she had sent to the station and the talk went on all that day....The real point of meeting her, even then, was than one couldn?t listen to her, pouring our her ardor and her understanding, without feeling his conviction in the importance of art to civilization intensified....She made you share her intense hatred of aesthetic prevarication and compromise."" (Quoted in Leonore Clark, Forbes Watson: Independent Revolutionary, 2001, p. 24). The two would become close friends, a relationship that would last until her death. Following Cassatt's passing in 1932, Watson's monograph, Mary Cassatt, was published by the Whitney Museum of American Art. "

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        Family Great War Ephemera Album

      c. 1913-44. A Father and Son on the Western Front, Staff Colonel and Royal Flying Corps Ace. Folio (380 x 290 x 107 mm). Original dark red half morocco, light red calico cloth. Around 1,000 items pasted to album pages or loosely inserted. Including military orders and communiques, newspaper clippings, letters, programmes, photographs, photo postcards, original artworks, cartoon and original poems. Spine ends worn and chipped, boards scuffed and slightly soiled, cloth peeling away at extremities, contents lightly toned but otherwise clean. Overall in very good condition, considering its size and heft. This extensive collection of World War I ephemera contains a range of personal and official material relating to the war and the services of the Huskinson family, in particular Charles John Huskinson and his son, Patrick. The variety of material on display offers a remarkably diverse view of the experience of the Great War, and its affects on one particular family, as well as giving a valuable (and uncommonly comprehensive) insight into the printed material generally available to service members stationed in France. In 1889, Colonel C. J. Huskinson (1865-1932) was commissioned to the 4th Battalion of the Nottinghamshire and Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters). By 1913, he had become commanding officer of the 1/8th (TF) Battalion, commanding it as they concentrated at Newark in 1914. However, before the 1/8th could leave for France, C. J. was appointed Commandant on Lines of Communication and in March 1915 he was relocated to the British base at Étaples. He would remain at the camp in northern France until the armistice, fulfilling the role of commanding officer of the Permanent Base Battalion, the Employment Base Depot, and the Details Camp. The album is particularly rich in material concerning C. J.'s duties at Étaples and the workings of the base camp of the British Expeditionary Force. A map of the camp is accompanied by numerous photographs of, among other things, C. J.'s hut, funk-hole, mess, and colleagues. Also included are various camp orders, including ones issued by the camp commandant Brigadier-General Andrew Graham Thomson, and a typed roll of officers and commanders in the Étaples Military District. C. J.'s own report on a bombing raid on the camp in May 1917 is pasted in together with photographs of the damage and a thank-you note to a sister of the British Red Cross who helped evacuate the wounded. Apart from combat- and logistics-related material, the album shows other aspects of the war experience, including programs for concert parties, photographs of sports events and concert troupes, Christmas cards from various battalions, brigades, and divisions, and excellent caricatures of colleagues. There are also some pre-and post-war material relating to Newark and the 1/8th Sherwoods, such as the Annual Camps of the battalion, civic Diplomas of Honour from Newark to C. J. and Mrs. Huskinson, plans for erection of a 1/8th Sherwoods Memorial, and the warrant for C.J.'s OBE (together with a card and a photograph concerning his investiture at Buckingham Place). Major (later Air Commodore) Patrick Huskinson (1897-1966) was first commissioned to the Sherwood Foresters in 1915, but was almost immediately seconded to the Royal Flying Corps and gained his wings in December the same year. In 1916, he was awarded the Military Cross for descending to an altitude of 800 feet to bomb an enemy train and station. During this operation, "he was under continuous fire and his engine and machine were seriously damaged, but he succeeded in flying back at low altitude and safely landing within [British] lines" (London Gazette, 27 July 1916). A year later, he added a bar to the Military Cross by taking down nine enemy planes within six months, as well as supporting infantry attacks with machine gun strafes; Patrick ended the war commanding 70 Squadron with a total of twelve "kills". After the conclusion of the war, he remained with the Royal Air Force before being appointed Director of Armament Development in 1940. Despite being blinded in April 1941 due to an air raid during the Blitz, Patrick became President of the Air Armament Board in 1942. In this role, he headed the development of ever larger bombs, including the Blockbuster bombs and Barnes Wallis' Earthquake bombs; he became "Britain's Best Known Bomb Designer". Material relating to Patrick includes portraits of him in uniform, group photographs with officers of squadrons he served with, as well as several marvellous photographs of his plane and of him in aerial action over Andover. In 1917, Patrick was shot down over Ypres and the album includes photographs of the crash site together with newspaper clippings and a copy of a letter to his father describing the event. There are also original RFC communiques dated 13 and 20 March 1918 which mention his exploits, together with General Henry Rawlinson's Army Orders and his personal congratulations on Patrick adding a bar to his Military Cross. Apart from material relating specifically to the Huskinsons, there are several items regarding World War I in general, including Hague's Special Orders of the Day, aerial photos, several spreads of photo postcards depicting the devastation and destruction of modern combat, cartoons and prints, numerous poems, both taken from periodicals and typewritten (the tritely optimistic jingoism of the former contrasting brilliantly with the jovially cynical compositions in the latter - there is even a typewritten "Canteen version of Kipling's IF", which should probably be published); there are also a few newspaper articles regarding World War II.

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        Princess Badoura A Tale from the Arabian Nights

      Hodder and Stoughton (1913), London - Quarto. (11 1/2" x 9:) Bound in ivory cloth with elaborate design in gilt and blue to front cover and spine. (Cloth a bit soiled) This is number #192 of 750 copies and is SIGNED by Dulac. Ten mounted color plates with tissue guards Binding tight. A sumptious book. Very nice [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Comte De Gabalis

      London: Published by The Brothers & printed at The Old Bourne Press. 1913. Hardcover. Full tan morocco with gilt design in the style of Douglas Cockerel, spine lightly sunned and some rubbing to edges and corners, t.e.g. others uncut, full tan morocco paste-down, silk doublures, publisher's own copy with inscription from Lucas Dudley on front free endpaper and initials of the publisher in gilt to the front morocco paste-down, , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, xxiv + 352 pp .

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        150 Endspielstudien

      Leipzig: Verlag von Veit & Co, 1913 xxii+320+[2 ad] pages with frontispiece and diagrams. Roayl octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") Rebound with original wrappers laid on covers and paste downs. Preface by Johann Burger. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:2211) 2d edition. Henri Rinck was a French chess study composer, considered one of the most important early figures in the field. He was born in Lyon (France) on January 10, 1870, where his family were brewers (Brasserie Rinck). He graduated as a chemical engineer at the Technische Hochschule of Munich (Germany). He then worked at the Facult? des Sciences in Lyon as an assistant of Dr. Barbier. In 1897 he discovered a refining process for green vegetable oils, which was applied in Marseille (France), then by several olive oil refineries in Spain. In 1900 he set up a factory in Badalona (Spain) and lived there with his family. Before the end of the Spanish civil war he had to leave Spain. He established himself in Marseille, but returned to Spain later. His first chess endgame studies appeared from 1902 in the Deutsche Schachzeitung. In 1909 he published the first collection 150 fins de partie (with an introduction by Johann Berger). A second edition followed in 1913, and in 1919 300 fins de partie and in 1927 700 fins de partie. In 1947 he published Las sorpresas de la teoria (The Surprises of Theory), containing 111 endgames on rook against two minor pieces, and, together with Louis Malpas, Dame contre tour et cavalier (Queen Against Rook and Knight). Rinck died in Badalona on February 17, 1952. Six days before his death he was handed out the first copy of his ultimate collection 1414 fins de partie. On his request he was buried with this book under his arm. Condition: Original wrappers soiled with previous owner's neat ink name on front wrapper, pencil underling of Rinck on title and front wrapper else a very good copy to fine copy.. 2d. Hard Cover. Very Good to Fine. Royal Octavo.

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        The Vision Splendid.

      G. W. Dillingham. New York (1913) - First Edition. D. C. Hutchison dustjacket art. Crime novel missed by Hubin of a idealist politician who "succeeds in uncovering a remarkable graft scandal, despite a diabolical kidnapping scheme in which he is shanghaied half round the world." Near Fine-Fine, in Very Good plus dustjacket, printed half a cm shorter than the book.Ê [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Design for a "Menu", with fantasy background of 3 fairies seated at table

      [N.p.], 1913 - William M[itcheson] Timlin (1893-1943) was born in Northumberland, England, and studied art in Newcastle before following his parents to South Africa, where he completed his studies in art and architecture. He then practiced as an architect, designing a number of major public buildings in Kimberley; at the same time he worked as an artist, producing paintings, etchings and pastels of conventional subjects, in addition to the watercolor fantasies for which is he best known. He also wrote stories and music, and did periodical illustrations. In 1923 he published THE SHIP THAT SAILED TO MARS, which has become a fantasy classic. A charming, early commercial design from Timlin 8-1/2 x 6 inches. Pen, ink and watercolor on Bristol board. Very good

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