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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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        A PRISONER IN FAIRYLAND (THE BOOK THAT "UNCLE PAUL" WROTE)

      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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        HISTOIRE DE L'ART DEPUIS LES PREMIERS TEMPS CHRETIENS JUSQU'A NOS JOURS, TOME I (1re ET 2e PARTIES), TOME II (1re ET 2e PARTIES), TOME III (1re ET 2e PARTIES), TOME IV (1re ET 2e PARTIES), TOME V (1re ET 2e PARTIES) (10 VOLUMES)

      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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        LA CORTE DI LODOVICO IL MORO

      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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        THE MAN THAT RESEMBLES ERASMUS, 1913

      - Hand-pulled photogravure on tissue, 6 5/8 X 6 3/8 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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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1913

      John Wisden & Co. 1913 - Fiftieth edition ("Jubilee Number") Original hardback, title in gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Cover generally rubbed, corners creased, spine slightly darkened though gilt title still bright. Rear internal gutter becoming exposed. A good copy.

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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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        Considering Boston lawyer Louis D. Brandeis for a Cabinet position, President-elect Woodrow Wilson asks ?Collier?s Weekly? editor Norman Hapgood if he ever heard ?anything about the charges against Mr. Brandeis, in connection with the Warren Estate?" Three years later, in Senate confirmation hearings held after Wilson nominated Brandeis to the Supreme Court, the charges were made public

      "Typed Letter Signed ?Woodrow Wilson? as President-elect and Governor of New Jersey, 1 page, 8? x 9.5?, State of New Jersey, Executive Department, January 30, 1913. To Norman Hapgood, New York City. Light soiling in blank left margin, stain at blank right edge. Fine condition. In part, ?Did you ever hear anything about the charges against Mr. Brandeis, in connection with the Warren Estate? I am going to take the liberty of enclosing a letter concerning the matter, which is very definite in its statements, in the hope that you may know something about the whole affair. This business of investigating charges against a man for whom I have the greatest admiration, is bitterly painful to me, but of course it is none the less a public duty to be sure of every foot of ground ...? On January 28, 1916, three years almost to the day that Wilson wrote the letter here offered asking the editor of ?Collier?s Weekly,? Norman Hapgood: ?Did you ever hear anything about the charges against Mr. Brandeis, in connection with the Warren Estate?,? President Woodrow Wilson nominated Boston lawyer Louis D. Brandeis to the Supreme Court. The ?Boston Daily Globe? reported on January 29, 1916, that ?the leaders of the President?s party recalled that Mr. Brandeis figured extensively in the President?s Cabinet plans following his election in 1912. As a matter of fact, it was the conviction of several men who aspired to Cabinet honors at that time that the Massachusetts lawyer ... would be appointed to the portfolio of Justice [Attorney General]...? The January 29, 1913, ?Washington Post: reported that Brandeis would be appointed Secretary of Commerce and Labor. This was most probably why Wilson asked the question. The charges against Brandeis in connection with the Warren Estate was brought up in the Senate confirmation hearings after the Boston lawyer was nominated to the Supreme Court although research through newspapers of the day, including the ?Boston Globe,? does not show any prior reports relating to Brandeis and Warren estate. A Senate Judiciary Sub-Committee held hearings on Brandeis? nomination in February and March 1916. The ?Boston Daily Globe? reported on February 16, 1916, that Hollis R. Bailey, a Boston lawyer, ?charged Mr. Brandeis with unprofessional conduct in connection with the estate of Samuel D. Warren Sr, a paper manufacturer of Boston, alleging that he acted as counsel for members of the Warren firm who were respectively lessees and lessors of property involved in the estate, to the advantage of the lessors. It was brought out that litigation precipitated over this matter eventually was compromised and settled out of court ... Just before the conclusion of his testimony, Mr. Bailey was asked by Senator Clark to state ?what is the general professional reputation of Mr. Brandeis?? Mr. Bailey replied: ?That he is a very able lawyer; that he is a man of keen intellect; that he is an able advocate, but that he is not entirely trustworthy. I think that about covers it.?? ?The New York Times? reported on March 29, 1916, that ?the brief of counsel in opposition to the appointment of Louis D. Brandeis to the bench of the Supreme Court of the United States was made public today [March 28th]. In part, ?The proof shows that: 1. The nominee has violated well-established canons of professional ethics in the following instances: ... Mr. Brandeis, while acting as counsel to Edward P. Warren, failed for thirteen years to disclose to his client the essential features of a plan for operating the Warren Paper Mill, in which Edward P. Warren had an equal share with his brother, Samuel D. Warren, Jr., the partner of Mr. Brandeis. The plan was formulated and consummated by Mr. Brandeis. Under this plan Samuel D. Warren, Jr., one of the trustees, leased to himself, as one of the lessees, the trust property. The result of the plan was that Mr. Brandeis?s partner, S.D. Warren, Jr., trustee, profited personally to an unconscionable amount. Mr. Brandeis subsequently appeared as attorney for S.D. Warren, Jr. as against his former client. Edward P. Warren, in respect to the very matter in which Edward P. Warren had reported confidence in Mr. Brandeis.? On May 24, 1916, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 10-8 on party lines ordering a favorable report on Brandeis? nomination to the Supreme Court. On June 1, 1916, by a vote of 47-22, the U.S. Senate confirmed Louis D. Brandeis to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. He was sworn in on Monday, June 5, 1916."

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        Exposition Henri-Matisse. Tableaux du Maroc et Sculpture. Du 14 au 19 Avril 1913.

      Bernheim-Jeune & Cie. 1913 - 5 b/w plates. Covers a little dusty. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CARNACKI THE GHOST-FINDER

      LONDON: EVELEIGH NASH. VG/NONE. PUB MARCH 1913. HARDCOVER. ISBN: "TWO SHILLING EDITION FEBRUARY 1914" (THIRD PRINTING). Green cloth covered boars with gilt spine titles and titles in blindto the front cover. Title page is a cancel with 11 page catalogue at therear of the text. The text block is identical with the second impressionwith the verso of page 287, the last page of text, printed with anadvertisement for "THE NIGHT LAND". Apparently the publisher used theblance of the the second impression for a cheaper edition which wouldaccount for the cancel with the "TWO SHILLING EDITION.." slug on theverso. The copies I have seen of the second printing with "SECONDIMPRESSION" stated on the title page have integral title pages so wouldcorroborate Hodgson's own letters that attest to a second printing. Bellalso indicates that in addition to print runs of 1000 or less for theEveleigh Nash editions another reason for paltry sales was a high price.Hence it would probably be likely that the publisher would attempt tosell off the remainder of the second printing by reducing the price.This Hodgson title is the only one of the Chapman Hall and Eveleigh Nashbooks of his that had a 2nd printing, hence Bell refers to it as his bestselling book. But if the publisher had to reduce the price by a third tomove the edition then while it may have been his best selling and mostsuccessful book it was hardly a best-seller. In fact, Bell states, "Eventhe Eveleigh Nash issue of "CARNACKI" which went to 3 printings (ordistinct issues), is now scarce to the point of rarity, leading one tobelieve that even the combined number of 3 (or maybe 2) print runs, wasstill quite small. Spine browned, covers a bit rubbed.. Keywords: SUPERNATURAL STORIE, PSYCHIC DETECTIVE, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

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        Die Festungswerke von Assur. Textband.

      Hinrichs, Leipzig 1913 (Ausgrabungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft in Assur. Reihe A: Baudenkmäler aus assyrischer Zeit, Band 2. Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft, Heft XXIII). - VIII, 180 S. mit 302 Abb. im Text u. auf 102 Tafeln. 4°. Ln. der Zeit. Etwas berieben u. bestoßen. Einband etwas fleckig. Innen papierbedingt teils etwas gebräunt. Selten. Beilage: Faltplan des Palastes in Til Barsip (Tell Ahmar) (französisch, vor 1936?) Aus der Bibliothek des bedeutenden Orientalisten, Kunsthistorikers, Archäologen u. Direktors der Islamischen Abteilung des Kaiser-Friedrich-Museums in Berlin Friedrich Sarre (1865-1945). Schönes Exlibris für Sarre von Joseph Sattler, im Druck signiert IS.

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        Enzyklopaedie des Islam, Band I - IV + Ergänzungsband, (komplett) - Geographisches, ethnographisches und biographisches Wörterbuch der muhammedanischen Völker, Mit Bildtafeln und einem Beitrag von M. Gaster (Die samartinische Litteratur) am Ende des 4. Bandes. Houtsma, M. Th. / T.W. Arnold / R. Basset / R. Hartmann u.a. A. J. Wensinck, W. Heffening und E. Levi-Provencal; W. Heffening,(Hg.):

      Leiden/Leipzig, Brill / Harrassowitz 1913-38,, 1913.. Erstausgabe 5 Bände, 5329 S., OHLdr. m. Goldpräg., mit Abbildungen nachgebundene Ausgabe, Halbleder, goldgeprägter Rücken,. Die Encyclopaedia of Islam ist das umfassende Standardwerk zu allen Fragen der islamischen Religion und Kultur sowie der arabischen Literatur der islamischen Welt. Antike 2 +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        Mother Goose, the Old Nursery Rhymes

      London: William Heinemann, 1913. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Rackham, Arthur. 588 of 1130, signed by Rackham. A few pages clumsily opened. 13 full color illustrations and 85 in back and white. Internally bright and attractive with a bit of offsetting here and there and the occasional smudge to a page edge, deckled edges browned. Finely rebound in recent teal leather with the illustration of a mother rocking her child on the front board. Lettering in 22 ct. gold, five raised bands, blind tooling on rear board and inner edges, hand marbled endpapers added. Size: Quarto (4to). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edge gilt in good condition. Illustrator: Rackham, Arthur. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children; Signed by Illustrator. Inventory No: 034681.

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        Scott's Last Expedition (2 volumes)

      London: Smith, Elder, 1913. Third edition.. Large thick 8vo. (9.5 x 6.75 inches). pp.xxvi + 636; xvi + 534. Two photogravure portrait frontispieces each with tissue guard. Six original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E. A. Wilson, with letterpress tissue guards. 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson). 260 full-page and smaller photo illusts taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the Expedition. Panoramas. Fold-out maps, including the extra map at p.110 in vol.I not present in earlier editions. All images present as called for. Navy blue ribbed cloth gilt. T.e.g. Some pages unopened. Some light scattered spotting. Fore-edge rusted. O/w clean and tight. Unusually bright cloth. A handsome set. Heavy books, requiring extra postage. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Tristram the Jester

      Boston; Richard G. Badger At The Gorham Press 1913 - Description: 185 pages ; 20 cm. Subject: Iseult (Legendary character) -- Drama. Tristan (Legendary character) -- Drama. Translator's presentation copy with his card loosely inserted. Very good copy in the original paper-labeled boards. Panel edges somewhat dust-toned with minor loss to the label. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. 1 Kg. 185 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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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        Wspomnienia.

      Gebethner und Wolf, 1913. Gross-Oktav. 5 Blatt, (leaves) 334 Seiten, pages. Mit Frontispiz, 92 Text Illustrationen und 8 kolorierten Tafeln. Z 92 illustracyami w tekscie oraz 8 kolorowemi na osobnych kartych. Neuer Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Der Original Umschlag ist eingebunden. Later cloth binding, bound with the original cardboard cover. Einband etwas fleckig, Gelenke gelockert, sonst gut erhalten. The binding stained and the hinges are slightly loose.. With a long dedication on flying frontpaper by Kossak (1857-1942) in ink to Leonard Lepszy, friend and companion of a joint work.(Polish text: "Panu Leonardowi Lepszemu przyjacielowi i towarzyszowi we wspolnej pracy oddany Wojciech Kossak. Kossak is one of the most famous Polish painters and one of the most important paintes of war scenes and horses. Leonard Jan Jozef Lepszy - (1856-1937 ) - was a goldsmith's art historian, engineer, miner, a member of the Academy of Sciences in Krakow. 1913 nahm er eine Professur in Warschau an. Dieses Buch schildert seine Lebensstationen in Paris, München, Berlin, Krakow,Zakopane und Stettin. Die Abbildungen zeigen meist Schlachten-Darstellungen und Reiter.

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        Creation d''un Centre Mondial de Communication

      Paris:, 1913. Hardcover. VeryGood.

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        Backblock Ballads and Other Verses By "Den"

      E. W. Cole, No date, Leather, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: no dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author200 pages with double front and rear end pages. includes a glossary. Rebound in dark brown leather, gilt tooling to the margins front and back, and to the edges of the boards, gilt tooling and titling to the spine with 5 raised bands. rubbing of the edges of the boards, and the heel of the spine. The rear board has a moisture mark to the right hand side fron the centre to the hinge rising to 2/3rd of the height of the board, with a couple of pressure indentations. Both marbled endpages have short cracks at the hinges, BUT the hinges are sound. Marbling of the text block edges. Pasted to the front paste down is the book plate of M. J. McNally, featuring a dorsal view of a naked woman looking at an opened book that is just slightly smaller than herself. The bookplate has "H.T.P." printed at the lower rhs of the image; The half title page in inscribed in ink pen "To my friend M.J. McNally, with the author's compliments, C. J. Dennis" the National library of Australia gives the publication date of being 1913 Size: Cr 8vo. Please refer to the accompanying picture(s) Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Signed; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 0231501.

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        A History of Chess

      Oxford University Press, Oxford 1913 - 900 pages with frontispiece, illustrations, plates, tables, diagrams and index. Small quarto (10 1/2" x6 3/4") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover blind stamped with pictorial chess piece. (Betts: 5-6). 1st edition. The author's aim: "to present as complete a record as possible of the varieties of chess which exist, or have existed, in different parts of the world; to investigate the ultimate origin of these games and the circumstances of the invention of chess; and to trace the development of the modern European game from the first appearance of its ancestor, the Indian Chaturanga". The result is a comprehensive history, based on original sources, from the earliest game to the 19th century. Earlier histories had relied chiefly on the written documents, but here considerable weight is also attached to the philological evidence (i.e. the significance of chess terms in the various languages). Since 1913, Murray's history has been recognized as the standard work of its kind. Condition: Light rubbing to extremities and hinges, inner gutter cracked at title, corners bumped, some sunning to spine else a very good copy issued without jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mother Goose The Old Nursery Rhymes

      New York: The Century Co.,, 1913. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, colour pictorial title block to upper board. Colour frontispiece, title page and 11 plates, engravings throughout. Bookplate and gift inscription to front pastedown. Spine a little rolled, boards lightly rubbed, a little wear to corners and ends of spine, margins of contents very lightly toned. A very good copy. First US edition, first impression. Originally published in London in the same year.

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