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        Abhandlungen über Atombau aus den Jahren 1913 - 1916.

      - Autorisierte deutsche Übersetzung mit einem Geleitwort von N. Bohr von Dr. Hugo Stinzing. Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, Braunschweig 1921. 8vo. XIX + 155 pages. Orig. cover. Front cover loose, and with a small chip. * With an inscription on the title page :"Til Paula med Tak fra Niels". ("To Paula with thanks from Niels"). This is the first translation into German of the important works of Niels Bohr.** The inscription is probably to Paula Strelitz [1892-1963], a German relative to Niels Bohr.

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Bemerkung betreffs der spezifischen Wärme zweiatomiger Gase. The Adiabatic Hypothesis of Quantum Theory

      Friedr. Wieweg & Sohn., Braunschweig 1913 - The paper in which he first formulated his 'Adiabatic Hypothesis' of quantum theory. "Two important heuristic principles have guided quantum physicists during the period 1913-1925, viz. Ehrenfest's Adiabatic Hypothesis and Bohr's Principle of Correnspondance. The Adiabatic Hypothesis, first formulated by Ehrenfest in 1913 [this paper], says: If a system be affected in a reversible adiabatic way, allawed motions are transformed into allowed motions." (Van der Waerden: Sources of Quantum Mechanics, pp.3-4). Published in: Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft im Jahre 1913, Nr. 11, pp.451-457. Entire issue offered. Original printed wrappers; faint rubber stamp to front wrapper, otherwise very fine. 8vo (228 x 152 mm). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Andrew Jameson Lord Ardwall

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons. Near Fine. 1913. FIRST EDITION. Hard Back. FIRST EDITION (1st Ed): NF: A Near Fine octavo blue cloth with the smallest evidence of toning to the spine and end papers, else FINE. 155 pages. We have many John Buchan titles not listed. Please inquire.***VIEW BOOK***; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        NOTRE DAME - ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING ON VELLUM

      c 1913 - A detailed original illustration by King. Pen and ink drawing on vellum, approximately 22.5cm x 15.5cm. SIGNED in full on the lower right hand corner of the image. Plus there is an ink dedication by King below the image which reads, "To WF Forrester Esq with greetings from the ARTIST, Jessie M King". The image is in lovely condition with the vellum clean and fresh. A charming study of Notre Dame in Paris done for one of Jessie's Paris sketch books. With distinctive title lettering in the lower corner and signed in full to right hand corner. Between 1911 and 1914 Jessie King and her husband, E. A. Taylor, lived and worked in Paris. During her time there Jessie made detailed sketches of some of her favourite Paris landmarks. She had hoped to make a book of them and indeed one or two were published in "Paris Past and Present", which was published by the Studio in 1915 and edited by E. A. Taylor. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Mother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes

      London: Heinemann, 1913. Limited. hardcover. fine. Rackham, Arthur. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 13 mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards (frontispiece plate slightly torn but complete) and 85 additional black & white line drawings. Illustrated title page. 160pp., 4to, beautifully rebound in full blue morocco; elaborate gilt- stamped spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: William Heinemann, (1913). Fine. Limited edition. Number 177 of 1100 copies, signed by Rackham on the limitation page.

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        Mother Goose

      London: William Heinemann, 1913. One of 1100 numbered copies for sale and signed by Rackham on the limitation page. This being no. 1033. White cloth; gilt decoration to front board and to spine; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Illustrated with black and white vignettes and with 13 full colour hand-tipped plates mounted on special paper with captioned tissue guards. Spine very slightly cocked and top edge a little dust darkened and with some light smudges of dust to rest. Outer page edges browned; a bit of faint offset to the endpages, and a little faint offset from black and white illustrations throughout; bound-in ribbon lost.. Signed by Illustrator. Limited Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Quarto.

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        LONGHEAD: The Story of the First Fire.

      L. C. Page & Company,, Boston: 1913 - Frontis & 3 inserted plates, on coated paper, by Charles Livingston Bull. VG+/VG (modest chipping to spine ends). Grey cloth binding stamped in red & black. Buff printed dust jacket which duplicates binding design. 12mo. 1st edition (Smith R-442). xii, 127, [9] pp. 7 pages of adverts @ rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS: A NOVEL Presentation to G. B. Shaw

      London: MacMillan, 1913 The [GB] Shaw Copy. First edition, first issue with all the correct points. A fine copy in the publisher's patterned sage green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. [very minor offsetting to the endpapers & a small stain at the outside bottom of the front pastedown - still a remarkable fresh copy & an extraordinary example, Inscribed by Wells with a flourish for Charlotte Shaw & George Bernard Shaw through her with good humored advice as follows: "Mrs. Shaw / with warm regards / HGW / and do make GBS try a novel" - The inscription in rebuttal to Shaw having earlier admonished Wells to try writing a play. Green calf clamshell protective presentation case, gilt decorated & lettered at the spine. THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS was produced as a movie by Stoll in 1923, again by David Lean in 1948 (script by Eric Ambler), & again by Paramount in 1952. Wells Soc. 51; Hammond A9. "Bernard Shaw and H. G. Wells were both dedicated to reshaping the world: as Shaw commented in one letter to Wells, " The first volume of [Karl Marx's] Capital (all I ever read of it) changed the mind of Europe; a thing we two have been trying to do all our lives." 1 Although (apart from some satiric fantasies) Back to Methuselah is Shaw's only direct attempt to picture what this change might mean, H. G. Wells was very much in the futures business with almost a third of his voluminous writings being explorations from the present into visionary alternatives. Titles like The World Set Free or Men Like Gods offer much the same ecstatic hope for change as Shaw's "metabiological Pentateuch"; and a comparison between the ways in which each envisaged the future is illuminating. It encapsulates the extremes of the turn-of-the century revolutionary movement in which they were both involved, as well as throwing the nature of Shaw's beliefs into high relief by the contrast. The links between the two writers, both of whom aspired to be the intellectual leader of the new century, are well known: their common membership in the Fabian Society, and the Wells forced resignation after publicizing the scandal of his affair with Amber Reeves (at that time the secretary of the Society) in his novel Ann Veronica, their extensive correspondence from at least 1901 right up to just three days before Wells' death in 1946, which shows that each read the other's work, even sending drafts of some pieces to one another. What has not been as fully realized is the degree to which both Wells' novels and Shaw's plays were written as direct responses to each other's work. There are enough overlaps or cross-references to qualify several of their works as a serious literary conversation, and significantly, the subject of their artistic argument was specifically their idea of the perfect society, and the means through which it might be." - Innes, C. D. "Utopian Apocalypses: Shaw, War, and H. G. Wells" SHAW The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies - Volume 23, 2003, pp. 37-46, Penn State University Press. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Quality Street: A Comedy in Four Acts

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1913]. Limited deluxe edition, bound in white vellum, numbered and signed by the illustrator, Hugh Thomson. #16 of 1,000 copies. In Very Good condition. Rubbing to boards, bumped corners. Silk tie missing. A nice copy, beautifully and richly illustrated. Signed by Hugh Thomson.

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        QUALITY STREET. A comedy in four acts.

      Hodder and Stoughton.London.,1913 - LIMITED DELUXE EDITION,SIGNED BY THE ARTIST.One of 1000 numbered copies.4to.(12.5 x 10.3 inches).22 mounted colour plates,each with a printed tissue guard.Publishers full vellum binding with elaborate gilt decoration to front board,within double gilt and triple blue ruled borders.Spine lettered and decorated in gilt.Top edge gilt,others untrimmed.As often with these deluxe editions the silk ties are missing from the boards.Overall a very good copy of this highly decorative and beautiful book.: [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Fly-Fisher's Entomology. With Directions for Making the Artificial Representation of Each Fly; and a Few Observations and Instructions on Trout and Grayling Fishing. With an Introduction by the Right Honourable Sir Herbert Maxwell

      Liverpool: Henry Young and Sons, 1913. Eleventh Edition. Number 219 of 250 copies signed by the Publishers. 2 vols., 4to. Frontispiece and 20 plates, some hand-colored, volume 2 containing 48 actual specimens of flies in sunken mounts. Publisher's green morocco-backed cloth, upper boards with gilt roundel of a dressed fly, gilt panelled spines, t.e.g., others uncut. One tiny split at front joint of vol. II, else FINE

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        Princess Badoura: A Tale from the Arabian Nights

      Hodder and Stoughton, Edinburgh University Press - Princess Badoura: A Tale from the Arabian Nights retold by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. White cloth covered boards stamped with gold and aqua-blue. Inside gutter is starting but still near fine book given age in a very good publisher's box which has been professionally repaired. No date stated but presumed to be 1913. Book is internally clean with 10 beautiful tipped-in color plates. Additional photos available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Buecher der namenlosen Liebe. Gesammtausgabe [sic!]. Mit einer Einleitung: Die Geschichte eines Kampfes um die namenlose Liebe. Als Manuscript gedruckt.

      Paris, ohne Verlag, 1913. - Gr.8°. 272 S. Orig.-Interimsbroschur. |Erste Ausgabe der Gesamtausgabe|. Handschriftlich numeriertes Exemplar einer kleinen Auflage. Die sechs Bücher der 'namenlosen Liebe' kreisen ausschliesslich "um die Zuneigung des gereiften Mannes zum Knaben und Jüngling" (Hergemöller 482). Unter schwierigsten finanziellen Umständen, verfolgt und behindert durch die Zensur, veröffentlichte Mackay die 'Bücher der namenlosen Liebe'. Breitrandiger Druck auf unbeschnittenem Bütten. Einband berieben, fleckig und angestaubt. Randeinrisse. Innen teils fingerfleckig, gelockert. Herzer 933 u. 1194 (mit der falschen Jahresangabe 1912); Hayn-Got. IX, 293 u. 521 ("Nicht im Handel. Selten"); Bilder-Lex. IV, 684. Vgl. Polunbi 1, 12. ---------------------------------------------- |English description available on request. Traduction française sur demande.| [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Die Bücher der namenlosen Liebe. Gesammtausgabe

      ohne Verlagsangabe, Paris 1913 - 272 S.; handnumeriertes Expl. der limitierten Erstauflage; als Manuskript gedruckt; mit einer Einleitung: Die Geschichte eines Kampfes um die namenlose Liebe; enthält die sechs Bücher: Die namenlose Liebe. Ein Bekenntnis - Wer sind wir? Eine Dichtung der namenlosen Liebe - Fenny Skaller. Ein Leben der namenlosen Liebe - Über die Stufen von Marmor. Eine Szene der namenlosen Liebe - Am Rande des Lebens. Die Gedichte der namenlosen Liebe - Gehör! - Nur einen Augenblick! Ein Schrei; Halbleinen der Zeit, mit marmorierten Deckeln u. Vorsätzen, sowie Leinenecken, zweiseitig unbeschnitten; Besitzersignaturstempel auf dem Schmutztitelblatt, Deckel berieben, Kanten teils stärker berieben, ein Blatt mit kl. blassem Wasserrand; fest im Einband [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        THE TRAGEDIE OF JULIUS CAESAR

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1913. ONE OF 200 COPIES on paper (and 12 on vellum) n. Hardcover. 238 x 165 mm (9 3/8 x 6 1/2"). 111, [5] pp. ONE OF 200 COPIES on paper (and 12 on vellum). Pleasing dark blue crushed morocco in the style of the Doves Bindery, covers with gilt-ruled borders and strapwork frame, gilt titling and date on upper cover, raised bands, spine compartments ruled in gilt, vertical gilt titling in two compartments, turn-ins gilt ruled, all edges gilt and gauffered with two rows of tiny dots. In a matching blue morocco-lipped slipcase. Tidcombe DP-32. For the binding: Tidcombe "Doves Bindery," p. 465. Except for the usual faint offsetting from turn-ins, A GORGEOUS COPY, even without the usual fading to the spine, and with no signs of use internally. This is one of the 26 intriguing (and obviously uncommon) examples Tidcombe has identified as imitation Doves bindings, a group of handsomely executed volumes that continue to be mysterious. Tidcombe actually pictures this volume in Appendix III in her "The Doves Bindery" on page 463 (and describes it on page 465). The same design was used for a copy of Milton's "Areopagitica" (Tidcombe 812). She differentiates between forgeries (those books that are stamp-signed with "C - S" and a date) on the one hand and unsigned "copies of Doves bindings or bindings in the Doves style" on the other. But she treats them as one group "because they have several features in common." For example, signed or unsigned, all of the suspect bindings cover Doves Press books, all are bound in dark blue morocco, and all have green silk double headbands with a visible red core. Tidcombe speculates that these bindings might have been executed between 1936 and 1938, and she observes that "the finishing on most of these bindings [as here] is of a very high standard." She also notes that the expert nature of the work on the covers is not matched by the typically less adroit stamp-signed signature, which she conjectures may have been added in the signed examples by another hand after the fact. Although Tidcombe suggests that the person responsible for the forged Doves bindings could possibly have been the former Doves Bindery finisher Charles McLeish, she does not settle on him or any other likely candidate. Whoever was behind them, the volumes in this puzzling group of bindings--like other forgeries and imitations of historically important cultural artifacts--are actively collected for their value as counterfeits. The dramatization of the assassination of the Roman emperor Julius Caesar and the defeat of the conspirators, Brutus and Cassius, at the Battle of Philippi, "Julius Caesar" is one of four plays by Shakespeare that were printed at Doves Press (the others are "Coriolanus," "Anthony and Cleopatra," and "Hamlet"). For the Doves edition, the text of the First Folio of 1623 was followed, with 44 minor emendations, which are set out on slightly more than three pages following the end of the play.

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        Competition for the New York Court House MCMXIII : Edited by Authority of the Court House Board

      New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Co.. [1913]. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1913. Folio. [1],vi pp. plus 88 plates, all on loose leaves. Original three-quarter cloth and printed paper over boards portfolio. Joints cracked, with internal tape repair, ribbon ties perished, minor wear at extremities. Some thumb soiling and edge wear to contents. Overall very good. The published portfolio of architectural designs submitted to the competition for the building now known as the New York State Supreme Court House. In addition to the winning design of Guy Lowell, submissions include plans by George and Edward Blum, A. W. Brunner, Butler and Morris, Carrere and Hastings, Cass Gilbert, J. R. Gordon, Griffin and Wynkoop, Haight, Fithens and Embury, Howells and Stokes; Lafarge and Morris, H. V. Magonigle, McKim, Mead and White, George B. Post, Walker and Gillette, and various others.

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        Zerrbilder menschlicher Thorheiten und Schwächen. Erfunden und gezeichnet von Loder. Gestochen von Stöber. Mit epigrammatischen Erklärungen begleitet von J. F. Castelli.

      Dr. Rudolf Ludwig,, Wien, 1913 - Wien, Dr. Rudolf Ludwig, 1913. Groß-8°. VI, 76 Seiten, 30 Blatt. Original-Halblederband. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Neudruck der Ausgabe Wien (in Commission bey Franz Härter, gedruckt bey Anton Strauss) 1818 (vgl. Hayn/Gotendorf, IV, 226). II. Veröffentlichung eines Freundeskreises Wiener Sammler herausgegeben und bei Dr. Rudolf Ludwig in Wien im Jahre 1913 verlegt. Exemplar Nummer III von 25 Exemplaren auf japanischem Bütten (insgesamt 146 Exemplare). 30 handkolorierte Kupfertafeln. Das erläuternde Nachwort verfaßte Dr. Josef Bindtner, den Druck des Textes besorgten Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig, den Kupferdruck der Bilder die Graphische Union, die Handkolorierung Raimund Dworzak, die Einbände Josef Polsterer, sämtliche in Wien. Tadelloses Exemplar. Original-Halblederband. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel. Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Collection Heishuicheng literature. 5(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) YING CANG HEI SHUI CHENG WEN XIAN 5

      Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House. This book is a British explorer. archaeologist Stein third Central Asian expedition (1913-1916) from Inner Mongolia to explore acquisition Heishuicheng Ejin The Tangut literature. now in the possession of the British Library and the East India Affairs. Tangut literature collection is second only to Russia. the world s second volume collectors. About 4.000 total number 7000. For the analytical history of the Western Xia culture. la... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        The Vanishing Race. ... A Record in Picture and Story of the Last Great Indian Council...their Speeches and Folklore Tales... And the Indians' Story of the Custer Fight

      Doubleday, Page & Co.. Fair. 1913. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by author, Joseph K. Dixon on front endsheet, to W. D. Egilbert, Commissioner General, State of California. Also laid in is Dixon's business card when he was Director and Lecturer of Educational Department, Wanamaker Auditorium. Reddish cloth cover has heavy to corners and caps. Spine strip is torn along hinge and loose. Boards and spine are straight. Front board is nearly detached. Binding is loose. All pages and photogravures are present and clean and in excellent condition. ; Signed by Author .

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        Skazka o Tsare Saltane [The Tale of Tsar Saltan]

      Moscow: I.D. Sytin. 1913. First. Oblong octavo. Illustrated with color lithographs by Kurdiumov. Wear and spine split and almost detached, else a near very good copy of an attractively illustrated tale. A pre-Revolutionary edition in the manner of I. Ya. Bilibin. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        In Powder and Crinoline

      London, Hodder and Stoughton,, [1913]. Illustrated by K. Nielsen. Quarto Bound in recent full dark green morocco, gilt titles and raised bands to spine, gilt titles to front board, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With 26 mounted colour plates and captioned tissues. Very slightly browned, otherwise a beautiful copy in very good condition Signed Limited Edition. One of 500 copies. Signed by Nielsen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ring For Nancy

      Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis (1913) - First Edition. Humorous early romance novel by Ford and very scarce in original illustrated dustjacket. Near Fine, lower spine end lightly bumped, in Very Good dustjacket, few tiny edge chips, dime sized chip at lower rear panel, scattered spotting or foxing to top front panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Mr Fleight

      Howard Latimer, London 1913 - Printing history opposite the titlepage records that the first printing was on April 30th 1913 with this, the second impression, printed on 19th May 1913. This copy was offered for sale by P.Rosier, Bookseller of Swansea and Wales, according to the bookseller's ticket in the bottom left hand corner of the front pastedown, just visible by turning back the corner of the front free endpaper. The front free endpaper was glued to the front pastedown at, or about, the time of publication and the titlepage bears the contemporary rubber stamp of an agent for 'Premier Files, 18 High Street, Cardigan'. The same rubber stamp appears on the rear paste down. The original binding is rubbed and slightly marked, particularly to the top edge of the rear board but the gilt title and author blocked on the top board is bright. There is some light foxing to the front and rear leaves with a penciled name on the half-title otherwise this is a firm, clean copy. The second impression is rarer than the first impression and, given the circumstances of this book's first appearance in print, as described in Harvey's bibliography (A39) , this impression with its apparent association raises an interesting point. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ring For Nancy.

      Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis (1913) - First Edition. Humorous early romance novel by Ford and very scarce in original illustrated dustjacket. Very Good to Near Fine, some mild shelf wear, in Very Good dustjacket, very faint circular stain at front panel, shallow chipping at top spine end and few edges, mild darkening to white of panels. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Orientalisches Archiv. Illustrierte Zeitschrift für Kunst, Kulturgeschichte und Völkerkunde der Länder des Ostens (3 Volumes)

      Verlag von Karl W. Hiersemann, Leipzig, 1913. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Size: 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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        Girls' Home Manual of Cookery, Home Management, Home Nursing and Laundry

      Victoria: Ministry of Education, Province of British Columbia. Hardcover. 187 pages. Index. Attractive gilt advertisement upon black front board. Few black and white illustrations. Contents secured to boards by original black cord. "Covers a three-years course in Household Science." - from Preface. Above-average but not excessive overall wear. Errata page at front and memo page at back very heavily worn. Many contemporary hand-written recipes upon nine memo pages at back. Minimal markings to contents, excepting pages 114-115 upon which are handwritten contemporary prices of dozens of grocery items. A worthy copy of this wonderful and very uncommon antiquarian British Columbia household science text. . Fair. 1913. First Edition.

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        SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. Volume 1.Being the journals of Captain Scott.--Volume 2.Being the reports of the journeys & the scientific work undertaken by Dr.E.A.Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition.Arranged by Leonard Huxley.With a preface by Sir Clements R.Markham.

      Smith,Elder & Co.London.,1913 - SECOND EDITION.Two large 8vo volumes.Fully illustrated with photgravure frontispieces,6 original sketches in photogravure by Dr.Wilson,18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr.Wilson),260 full page and smaller illustrations,from photographs taken by Herbert G.Ponting,and other members of the expedition,panoramas and maps.A very good copy.Publishers blue cloth with gilt letterd to front boards and spines.Top edges gilt.A few faint streaks to the spine of volume one and couple of small abrasions to outer edges of the front board on volume two but overall a very good bright set.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Indian Currency and Finance

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1913. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, two-line rules stamped in blind to head and tail of boards continued in gilt to spine. Folding chart. Very lightly rubbed, slight foxing to free endpapers. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lettre autographe signée [à Lucien Descaves]

      1913 - Livre d'occasion Format oblong (12,2 x 9,5 cm), lettre carte à en-tête de la Ville de Paris - Service des Beaux-Arts, 2 pp. rédigée à l'encre brune. "Paris samedi 9 août. Mon cher maître, Je ne sais pas ce que fait Lafond et j'attends toujours que paraisse "La Mêlée" où moins à l'étroit et plus à mon aise à tous points de vue j'ai pu dire à peu près ce que je voulais de Philémon. Ce sera vers le 20 de ce mois que je prendrai ma volée et que j'irai me retremper dans les bois de Landresse témoins de mes vieilles campagne du temps de la Guerre des boutons. Le livre de Deubel "Régner" paraîtra cet automne au "Mercure". J'en ai remis hier le manuscrit péniblement reconstitué à Vallette. Vous verrez quel admirable poète il était. Et dire que parce que nous essayons de le faire connaître un peu et que nous n'avons pas voulu le laisser s'en aller comme un chien, cet imbécile d'Alcanter de Brahm nous aboie aux chausses. Sous la signature de Peer Gynt il a publié dans un petit canard "Alceste" un article qui est un monument de mauvaise foi de bêtise et de calomnie. J'y suis en particulier fort maltraité, mais je me réserve de le bâtonner la première fois qu'il aura le malheur de se trouver devant moi. En plus de sa solennelle bêtise ce pustuleux personnage est le dernier des lâches. Mais je m'emballe et vraiment sa prose ne vaut pas cet honneur. J'ai fait une trouvaille sur les quais ou plutôt ce n'est pas moi qui l'ai faite c'est Machard ; j'ai acheté "Soupes" pour dix sous et dédicacé encore à cette vieille ganache d'Adolphe Brisson. Je vous le porterai en octobre pour que vous puissiez en changer la dédicace. Et il ne sortira plus de chez moi. Je vous souhaite des jours de soleil et de repos et vous prie de croire cher maître mon affectueux dévouement. Louis Pergaud". Condition : Très belle lettre à Lucien Descaves, membre de l'Académie Goncourt, qui couronna le premier ouvrage de Pergaud, De Goupil à Margot, en 1910 (premier Prix Goncourt pour Le Mercure de France), dans laquelle l'auteur évoque La Guerre des Boutons ainsi que Régner le recueil posthume de Léon Deubel, paru en 1913, ouvrage préparé par Pergaud et dont il signera la préface. Pergaud se plaint ensuite longuement d'Alcanter de Brahm qui lui "aboie aux chausses" dans un article paru dans Alceste. Il annonce également avoir trouver sur les quais un exemplaire de Soupes (recueil de nouvelles de Lucien Descaves paru en 1898 chez Stock) et lui annonce lui porter pour le faire dédicacer. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Diccionario Biográfico y Bibliográfico de Calígrafos Españoles. I-II.

      Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Museos, Madrid. 1913-16. 453 pages, 101 plates + 347 pages, 101 plates. 4to (27,5 x 21 cm). Near contemporary half calf bindings, raised bands, top edges red, marbled boards, all covers bound in, plus spine, vol. II. Spines worn, corners bumped, inner hinge weak pp. 352-353, vol. I. Two volumes. First edition of this standard work. This biographical and bibliographical dictionary of Spanish calligraphers is one of the quintessential classics

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        The Desirable Alien; at home in Germany

      Chatto and Windus, 1913 - Spine a little sunned and advertisement leaves browned owing to paper quality, but a very nice, bright and clean copy Harvey A40 Very scarce, especially thus. This also contains numerous footnotes by Ford, many of some length. Original purple cloth lettered and decorated in gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        PERDUS DANS L'ARCTIQUE. Récit de l'expédition de "L'Alabama", 1909 à 1912, par le capitaine danois Ejnar Mikkelsen. Traduction de Charles Laroche.

      1913 - Tours, Mame, sans date [1913]. In-quarto (218 X 301) percaline rouge ornée sur le premier plat d'une grande plaque dorée polychrome (noir, blanc et violet), large encadrement en noir de filets courbes et droits au second plat, dos lisse orné de motifs dorés à décor floral encadrant auteur et titre dorés, tranches dorées (reliure de l'éditeur) ; 389 pages, une carte dépliante en couleurs. Décolorations au second plat. EDITION ORIGINALE de la traduction de Charles Laroche. Elle est illustrée de 73 photographies dans le texte et à pleine page et d'une carte dépliante en couleurs. Il s'agit du récit de l'expédition de "L'Alabama" dirigée par le capitaine danois Mikkelsen de 1909 à 1912 et qui fut organisée pour retrouver les corps du commandant Mylius Erichsen, du lieutenant Höeg Hagen et de l'esquimau Brönlund, tous morts durant leur exploration en 1907 de la côte Nord-est du Groënland. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, au premier plat et au dos en PARFAIT ETAT, aucun ressaut de page, proche de l'état de neuf. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Potash and Perlmutter": Original drawing of the characters in this play, ink on board, signed lower right

      n.p, ca. 1913. 14 x 10-1/4 inches. . Fine condition. Bryant and Heneage, pp. 110-11 . In 1910 Montague Glass published Potash and Perlmutter, a collection of stories written in vernacular and dealing with two partners in the cloak-and-suit business. They were immensely popular, and led to a number of sequels and dramatizations, among them the one celebrated here in Raven Hill's lively and expressive drawing Leonard Raven Hill (1867-1942) was born in Bath and studied at the Lambeth School of Art, and in Paris with Bouguereau(1885-87). On his return he became a prolific contributor to various British publications. "Altogether", note Bryant and Heneage, "he was one of the most celebrated black and white artists of the period". In 1896 he joined Punch, an association which lasted 40 years, and ended only when his eyesight began to fail in 1935. "In his prime he was a fine strong draughtsman, good at portraying character and making the most of a wide range of jokes." This drawing shows Potash, and Perlmutter, surrounded by other characters in the play; it probably appeared in Punch around 1913 A SPLENDID THEATRICAL DRAWING BY A NOTABLE ARTIST

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Totem und Tabu. Einige Übereinstimmungen im Seelenleben der Wilden und Neurotiker.

      Aachen, Leipzig und Wien, Hugo Heller & Cie., 1913... 1. Auflage. 149 Seiten. Gr.-8°, Halbleinen. Aussen und innen mit kleinen Gebrauchsspuren. Namenseintrag mit Datum (1921) in Tinte auf Titelblatt. Sonst gut erhalten. Wirkt ungelesen. Brauner Kopfschnitt. Sonderabdruck aus "Imago", Bd. I u. II, 1912/13. (Zeitschrift für Anwendung der Psychoanalyse auf die Geisteswissenschaften, redigiert von Dr. Otto Rank und Dr. Hanns Sachs, verlegt von H. Heller & Cie., Wien). Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Klaus Ennsthaler]
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        The Thousandth Woman

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1913). First. First American edition. Endpapers a little foxed and the edges of the boards just a touch rubbed, a fine copy in very near fine dustwrapper with slight wear at the crown. A mystery by the creator of the detective hero Raffles. Rare in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Gun at Home and Abroad; British Deer & Ground Game, Dogs, Guns & Rifles.

      The London & Counties Press Association Ltd., London 1913 - Large 4to. Pp xvi, 345. 41 plates (15 in colour). Publisher's full morocco, lettered gilt. Teg. Extremities a little rubbed but a sound, tight, clean copy. No.650/950 copies printed. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Patterns of Linoleums (Linoleum Catalogue / Pattern Book) - G Quality. 1914-1915

      London: C. S. & Co. , St. Paul's.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1913/15. Unknown. Hardcover. A Wonderful Period Pattern book that would likely have hung in a showroom - Russian Green cloth boards with (dulled) gilt titling to the front cover only. Covered holes in the top end with cord 'handles' for hanging à là modern day Carpet Samples. 40 cm x 23 cm x 3 cm. The covers are a little marked/stained and the rear board has been badly damp at some point in the past leaving the rear board virtually cracked across, with damage to the paper endpaper inside the cover, but the board is still intact and not otherwise affecting the contents. Internally a small light sheet of paper has been tipped in at the front giving details of the 'Body cloth', the 'Narrow widths' and notes that "Carriage Paid from the Factory to any Station in Great Britain and to Ports in Ireland........etc," and dated Sept 1913. A full INDEX follows showing the Number, Code (name) Unbordered, Bordered. Then circa 120 FULL COLOUR patterns of Linoleum - all in near perfect condition in stunning gloss colour. AMAZING Designs, many of which wouldn't be out of place as wallpaper/rugs or other textiles! A William Morris style to some? . Both 'Art Nouveau' and 'Art Deco' featured. There is at the end a small 'stub' on the spine end - which might have been an actual lino sample - or just a stiff back sheet? - but it has obviously perished/gone over time. A Delightful ORIGINAL First World War period pattern 'catalogue' of interest to Interior designers, and full of historical info to Film/TV Sets, Historians, Art students, etc, etc. Scarce. This item is overweight and heavy (circa. 2.5 Kilos unpackaged) and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. Further Images available on request . ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

      [Bookseller: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books]
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        Old Chinatown . . with Text by Will Irwin

      New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913 - An important work of documentary and ethnographic photography, " . one of the first and most important examples of the candid-camera approach to documentary photography" (Parr/Badger I). INSCRIBED to Edward Epstean, "whose knowledge and patience are responsible for the excellent reproductions of my Chinatown pictures" and SIGNED ("Arnold Genthe, December 1912"). Epstean (1868-1945) was a pioneering photo-engraver and collector who assembled one of the greatest libraries on the history and science of photography. Though not formally credited in this book, it must be assumed by Genthe's inscription that Epstean was responsible for the book's stunning half-tone reproductions - so rich in tone and detail that they approach the quality of photogravures Second edition, enlarged. 8vo. Illustrated with 91 photographs by Arnold Genthe, printed at the Plimpton Press; ix, [1], 208, [2] pp. Original gilt- stamped black cloth, fraying to cloth at extremities, nick to spine; very good. cf. Parr/Badger I, p. 75 (for first ed.) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        OLD CHINATOWN Inscribed to the only person born in the White House

      Mitchell Kennerley, New York 1913 - Enlarged from the First Edition of 1908 with 91 higher quality gravure plates of this important work of documentary and ethnographic photography. Black cloth decorated in gilt and red. Text by Will Irwin. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper to Esther Cleveland, one of Grover Cleveland's five children and the only child to date to be born in the White House: "For/Miss Esther Cleveland/--So that she may know/what the real Chinatown/looked like, when she/sees the new one-- /with best wishes from/Arnold Genthe/New York/February 1915." Miss Cleveland would have been 21 or 22 at the time of this inscription. She would in a few years depart for England where she did volunteer work during World War I and where she met and married her husband, settling there until 1971 when she returned to the United States and remained there until her death in 1980. Esther's 49-year old father married her 21-year old mother in the White House in 1886, making Frances the youngest first lady in U. S. history. Esther was born in the White House during Cleveland's second term after the out-of-office politican was elected in an event unprecedented in U. S. political history. Mild spotting of cloth on spine and rear cover. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Old Chinatown

      Mitchell Kennerley, New York 1913 - A wonderful Association copy. WARMLY INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper BY ARNOLD GENTHE TO HARRISON FISHER (1877-1934), American illustrator of the first-rank. A sharp copy to boot of the 1913 2nd printing. Solid and VG+, with bright gilt-lettering to the front panel and spine. One very small, inconspicuous stain at the front panel's fore-edge, otherwise very, very clean. Octavo, 208 pgs. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Catálogo de los manuscritos existentes en la Biblioteca Universitaria de Valencia. [Three Volumes].

      Librería Maraguat, Valencia 1913 - Francisco Rodríguez Marín, prólogo. xiv, 307 pp.; 358 pp.; 333 pp. 4to. Cloth. 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. Spine scuffed and boards rubbed else very good copies with scattered foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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