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        Théorie des corps de nombres algébriques. Ouvrage traduit de l\'allemand par A. Lévy

      Paris: Librairie Scientifique A. Hermann et Fils, 1913. First French edition. Quarter morocco. Good. First French edition. Quarter morocco. 4to (290 × 230 mm), pp. [2], 72; [2], xvi, 73-380, [4]; text toned, but otherwise clean; uncut and partially unopened, often with frayed edges; ff. 11, 24-31, 42-43, 94, and rear endpapers, loose; good in modern gilt panelled morocco-backed marbled boards.

      [Bookseller: Abel Rare Books Ltd.]
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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 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gammel Norsk Vævkunst. Putetræk og Tæpper i Farvetrykte Gjengivelser. Mappe I-X [Old Norwegian Textile Art: Covers and Carpets in Color Printed Reproductions. Portfolio1-10]

      Mittet and Co. Kunstforlag 1913-1922, Kristiania - 10.5 x 9 Hardback in Very Good condition. Foot of spine has; Illustrated by 100 color plates; Bound ten volume Kristiania Kunstindustrimuseum catalogue raisonné of Norwegian rugs.; 7 Very Good some fraying and is a bit cocked. The second plate of the first volume is loose. Otherwise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antarctic Days

      London: Andrew Melrose, , 1913. Sketches of the Homely Side of Polar Life by Two of Shackleton's Men. Illustrated by the Authors, and introduced by Sir Ernest Shackleton. Quarto. Original light blue cloth with mounted illustration ("A Small Typical Antarctic Snowberg") to the front cover, bevelled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut. Tipped-in coloured frontispiece with captioned tissue-guard and 3 other similar plates, 18 halftone plates mainly from photographs, full-page line-drawn illustrations to the text. Spine tanned, and cloth a little spotted, as often, light toning and occasional pale foxing, but a very good copy. Deluxe edition, this copy number 77 of 280, signed on the half-title by Shackleton, Murray and Marston. "Murray and Marston's Antarctic Days is a fine complement to the two giants of Antarctic bibliography emanating from Shackleton's 1907-9 expedition, Aurora Australis and Heart of the Antarctic, and it is one of the most sought-after Antarctic titles... very scarce" (Rosove). In his introduction Shackleton describes it as "an unofficial, and therefore more human document", and advises "anyone who wants to get to the kernel of the life of the Polar explorer" to read the book, Conrad further suggesting that it gives "the flavour of life with the Boss". Howgego describes both the deluxe and trade editions as "very scarce", but it is remarkable that COPAC locates just one copy of the former, whilst OCLC has just three, all of them in Australia.

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        Bibliografía Aragonesa del Siglo XVI

      Madrid, Imprenta Clásica Española, 1913 - 1914. Dos volúmenes en folio; XIII pp., 407 p. y XIV pp., 577 pp., 3 hs. Numerosas reproducciones de portadas, grabados y textos, algunas de ellas a dos tintas. Ejemplar perteneciente a la tirada de 250 impresos sobre papel verjurado y con envío autógrafo del autor. Cubierta superior original salvada sobre encuadernación en media tela.

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        Fairy Tales

      London, Constable & Co.,, 1913. Quarto. Bound in mid-twentieth century quarter blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 15 colour plates and 88 black and white illustrations. A little rubbed at the corners, internally clean. Signed limited edition, limited to 100 copies, this one being numbered 59. Signed by W. Heath Robinson.

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        Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

      1913. The Coloured Plates for the Book are Among the Best that Heath Robinson Ever Made" (Beare)Edition DeLuxe, One of One Hundred Copies Signed by W. Heath Robinson[ROBINSON, W. Heath, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales. With Illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. London: Constable & Co., 1913. Edition DeLuxe. 1/100 copies signed by W. Heath Robinson (this copy being #29). Quarto 11 7/16 x 9 inches; 290 x 239 mm.). xii, 288, [2] pp. Pictorial title-page, sixteen mounted color plates, each with a titled tissue-guard, thirty-seven full-page and fifty-eight smaller black and white drawings. Publishers full white vellum over boards. Front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. A spectacular copy of this very rare book. Housed in a leather edged marbled board slipcase."Following the publication of Bill the Minder, Constable asked Heath Robinson to illustrate a new edition of Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, to be published in a similar format. It was the third time that Heath Robinson had illustrated Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales and he said that this time he attempted to bring out the happier aspects of the stories. The coloured plates for the book are among the best that Heath Robinson ever made. In them he achieved that combination of the familiar and the fantastic that appeals so much to children. This is particularly true of the illustrations in which the tiny, magical figure of Tommelise is seen riding on the back of a swallow or talking to mice that are drawn with great realism… The book is one rare occasion on which Heath Robinson's coloured plates are more successful than his line drawings. The latter show signs of haste, especially when on e sees the originals, and are in general much less finely drwan than those for 'Bill the Minder'. Constable were short of capital, and only had 100 copies of the large paper edition printed, with the result that although at Christmas 1913 copies of the limited edition of Bill the Minder were still available, that of Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales had already sold out." (Geoffrey Beare, The Illustrations of W. Heath Robinson, p. 39).Geoffrey Beare, The Illustrations of W. Heath Robinson, p. 126John Lewis, Heath Robinson, p. 216Langston Day, The Life and Art of W. Heath Robinson, p. 269

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        The Carolina Mountains

      Houghton Mifflin, 1913. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Margaret Warner Morley was an educator, biologist, author, and a suffragette. She lived in Tryon, North Carolina where she studied, sketched and photographed the rural wilderness of the state. Of this book, the New York Times printed, in November 1913, "The text is historical, descriptive, and anecdotal, and has the compelling charm of utter familiarity." "No possible beauty of the Blue Ridge or Smoky Montains is omitted." [Literary Digest November 1913] There are 25 illustrations in this book and a four-leaf clover on page 150. The spine is a little faded but the front cover bright. Very minor wear to extremities. Tight binding, very good boards and pages. First editions are very scarce. There is a protective mylar cover.

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      George G. Harrap nd [c 1913], [London] - Small quarto. 124p. "Depictured by Main R. Bocher, music by Horace Mansion, decorated by Evelyn Paul." Illustrations on every page in orange, thirteen mounted color plates, preliminaries in several colors. Bound in full white vellum with decorated endpapers, t.e.g., the cover with titles and designs in orange, gray and gilt. Some normal warping to cover, all else fine and bright No. 117 of 125 copies signed by Evelyn Paul [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quality Street

      1913. A School for Genteel ChildrenWith Twenty-Two Color Plates by Hugh Thomson[THOMSON, Hugh, illustrator]. BARRIE, J.M. Quality Street. A Comedy in Four Acts. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. [London]: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., 1913].Limited to 1,000 numbered copies (this copy being No. 268), signed by the artist. Large quarto (12 3/16 x 9 7/8 inches; 310 x 253 mm.). [2, limitation leaf], [4], vii, [1], 197, [2], [1, blank] pp. Frontispiece and twenty-one mounted color plates, with descriptive tissue guards. Numerous black and white text illustrations.Original vellum over boards. Front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt within a double gilt rule and a triple purple rule border. Spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Green silk ties renewed. A fine copy.Hugh Thomson was born in County Coleraine near Londonderry, on 1 June 1860. He gained praise and influenced many young artists through his book illustrations. He notably illustrated editions of William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and J.M. Barrie.Quality Street is a comedy in four acts by J. M. Barrie, written before his more famous work Peter Pan. The story, set in Napoleonic times, is about two sisters who start a school "for genteel children".

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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.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        [Photo Album]: New England and Transportation

      Lynn, Massachusetts. 1913-1914. Oblong octavo. String-tied black leather covered boards measuring 5.5" x 8". An album of 41 photographs sepia toned with some hand coloring affixed to stiff black paper with captions. Photos measure from 3.5" x 5" to 2.5" x 3.5". Some rubbing on the boards, slight curling, and some toning else about near fine. A collection of photographs from 1913 into 1914 of New England and upstate New York featuring a variety of activities and landscapes from the turn of the century. Included are photographs of crashing waves off the coast of Lynn, Massachusetts, a few inlets, and a "storm surf" from Nahant. There are also pictures of the D and H Railroad running along lake Champlain, sone of the track itself and one of a locomotive in motion. The images from 1914 are of views from Syracuse and Skaneateles New York. Included are the Skaneateles train and people riding an early Indian motorbike and a woman captioned Alida R. Curry posing in front of a car. At the end of the album are scenes from a trip to Lake Ontario and Cedar Lake, New York. Vivid images of early transportation at the turn of the century. .

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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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        PAPILLONS - MACROLEPIDOTERES- Die gross-schmetterlinge des palaearktischen faunengebietes.2. band: Die palaearktischen spinner & schwärmer.

      Verlag Des Seitz 1913 - 2 volumes grand in-4 ( 325 X 255 mm ) de 479 pages pour le volume de texte et un volume d'atlas en étui-boite comprenant 56 planches en couleurs représentant 2489 sujets, plein maroquin chocolat, dos à nerfs orné de filets gras et maigres, filets doré d'encadrement sur les plats, tête dorée pour le volume de texte même présentation pour l'étui-boite avec titre en long sur le dos lisse les deux volumes dans un étui bordé. 56 planches en couleurs trés finement dessinées. Trés bel exemplaire parfaitement relié de ce monumental ouvrage inégalé. papillons [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1913 - Paris, Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Fasquelle, 1913. Grand et fort volume in-8 (165 X 255) broché, couverture nacrée rempliée imprimée en rouge et noir ; 422 pages. Chemise demi-percaline rouge avec pièce de titre chagrin marron dans un encadrement doré, et une autre pièce de cuir identique en queue avec la mention dorée « Bibliothèque J. Borderel », étui bordé percaline rouge. EDITION ORIGINALE. Tirage limité à 175 EXEMPLAIRES réimposés au format in-octavo raisin. UN des 25 numérotés sur papier impérial du JAPON, tirage de tête. Dans cet ultime roman Mirbeau décrit sous les couleurs les plus noires la misère intellectuelle et matérielle des habitants de Cormeilles-en-Vexin, où il habite, et quil rebaptise Ponteilles-en-Barcis. C'est à travers le chien Dingo, figure centrale du récit, que le romancier devenu vieux et incapable de poursuivre ses grands combats esthétiques et politiques, exprime sa révolte, son dégoût de l'humanité et sa soif de liberté. Fable cynique, "Dingo" renoue ainsi avec l'héritage des philosophes grecs, qui recouraient à la « falsification » des valeurs sociales et à leur transgression pour mieux en démontrer l'absurdité. Exemplaire non coupé, en PARFAIT ETAT. Provenance : J. Borderel. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Custom of the Country

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1913. First. First edition. Early owner's name on the front fly, else fine in a fair only example of the rare dustwrapper with considerable chipping, and a horizontal strip of paper removed from the spine (eliminating no spine text from the original). Housed in a custom cloth clamshell case with leather spine label. A very uncommon jacketed copy of a major novel. Garrison A21.1.a. .

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        Men of Mark

      London / New York: Duckworth & Co. / Mitchell Kennerley. 1913. First. First edition. Quarto. Original beige cloth gilt. 33 tipped-in monochrome photogravure plates, each with the subject's signature in facsimile and tissue guard. Introduction by Coburn. Corners a little bumped, tissue guards toned and one with a tear, but a very near fine copy in the rare dustwrapper, also near fine with tiny nicks and the slightest of edgewear. Portraits of artists and authors including George Meredith, George Bernard Shaw, H.G. Wells, Henry James, Auguste Rodin, Roger Fry, William Dean Howell, Clarence H. White, Henri Matisse, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Frank Brangwyn, William Butler Yeats, Robert Bridges, and others. .

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        Exégèse des lieux communs.

      Mercure de France 1913 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1913, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires numérotés à la presse. Reliure en plein papier vert et doré à reflets moirés, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin sapin, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de T. Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son ami Paul Morisse : ". en le priant de voir en moi un chrétien & rien d'autre." Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi dans une jolie reliure pastiche décorative. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Fire Within

      G.P. PUTNAM'S SONS, NEW YORK & LONDON 1913 - Gold gilt lettering on spine and front cover, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. However, light shelf wear, tanned fore edges, rubbed cover, and tape marks on the front endpaper. Beautiful copy!! DATE PUBLISHED: 1913 EDITION: 268 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Washington State WA ALASKA AK 1913 - On offer is a remarkable reference treasure trove and artifact of the Civil War - a 1913-1932 ledger of 225+ certificates of application for membership to the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865. The book, a 'Horn' Gum Stub File, relates to Tent No. 4, The Department of Washington and Alaska. Each woman has listed the soldier's [being their father's or in some cases their grandfather's] names, their length of service from call up to mustering out, battalions, regiments, company, reasons for discharge, current address of relatives +++. The women that filled out these certificates were applying for membership and were required to provide handwritten information on their relations. All forms are detailed and such information included; soldiers dying in Andersonville, disabilities for wounds and amputations, service till the end of the war, discharged by Secretary of War etc., etc. Each certificate is attached in the book by itself and not affecting any other certificate. The book proper is approx. 9 x 11 inches and each certificate is approx. 7 x 9 inches. Usual folds, age blemishes, small splits, edge wear and the like associated with old paper. Overall G+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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      1913. New York: The Century Company, 1913. 1 page undated ads. Original light green cloth decorated in dark green and black, with dust jacket. First Edition of London's prizefighting tale about "a white backwoods giant who would rather read Browning than slug his opponents" [Sinclair], prompted by his coverage of the Johnson-Jeffries fight in Reno. The very title of this book indicates London's preoccupation with the concept of the "brute" which underlies the social behavior of men and animals alike. London had recently left Macmillan in a dispute over royalties, but would find Century to be much less patient or understanding; he ultimately had to beg his former publisher to take him back. THE ABYSMAL BRUTE includes a frontispiece by Gordon Grant.~This copy is in the second binding state, which is identical to the first except for color, and is in fine condition. The three-color pictorial dust jacket shows a man carrying a rifle with a buck slung over his shoulder; this jacket is near-fine, with a couple of small chips at the top corners of the spine (not affecting print). Sisson & Martens p. 70; Blanck 11945.

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        Gesammelte Werke in zwei Abteilungen. Erste Abteilung: Die erzählerische Schriften in drei Bänden. Zweite Abteilung: Die Theaterstücke in vier Bänden.,

      Berlin, Fischer Verlag 1912-1913. Außer dem Ersten Band der Zweiten Abteilung (6.-8. Tausend) sind alle in erster Auflage (1.-6. Tausend. auf dem Ersten Band der Ersten Abteilung),, - 8°, 7 Bände. 317, 386, 460 S. (1. Abt.); 439, 420, 347, 423 S. (2. Abt.). Braune Oldr. mit ornament. Rücken- und Deckenvergold., RSchild und KGoldschnitt. Entwurf des Einbands von Erich Mende. Das Porträit nach einer Originalzeichnung von Emma Löwenstamm. Ex Libris (Hans u. Gregel Grabowski) auf Einband-Innenseite. Zustand: Buchrücken mehr oder weniger beschabt u. aufgehellt, Buchecke leicht bestoßen, Buchblock ganz fest u. innen sauber, insgesamt noch gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes u. seltenes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3550 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration. Illustrierte Monatshefte für moderne Malerei, Plastik, Architektur, Wohnungs-Kunst und künstlerische Frauenarbeiten. Hrsg. u. red. v. Alexander Koch

      Darmstadt, Koch 1913-1914.. 2 Bde. Bde. XXXIII u. XXXIV, Oktober 1913 - September 1914. gr-4°. 486 (6); 462 (6) S. mit zahlr. Textabb. u . tlw. farb. Taf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Kanten berieb., Rü. gebleicht, sonst in einwandfreiem Zustand. Enthält Beiträge über die Intern. Kunstausstellung München 1913; Wiener Tapeten-Ausstellung; Neue Theaterpuppen von Richard Teschner; Neue Räume der Ver. Werkstätten für Kunst und Handwerk; Arbeiten von Arch. Ferdinand Götz; Die Staatliche Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg; Arch. Heinrich Straumer; Arbeiten v. Em. Jos. Margold; Stickereien von Melitta Löffler-Wien; Zu neuen Arbeiten Max Pechteins von Paul Fechter; Rudolf Ibach; Frühjahrs-Ausstellung der Münchner Sezession; Haus Dr. Wiegand in Dahlem; Freie Secession Berlin 1914; Franz Metzner; Zur 50-Jahr-Feier des k.k. Museums für Kunst u. Industrie; Arch. Paul Thiersch; Ausstellung der Darmstädter Künstler-Kolonie 1914; Oskar Strnad; Ausführl. Bericht über das österr. Haus von Jos. Hoffmann auf der Deutschen Werkbund-Ausstellung, Köln 1914; J. Wimmer; Die große Berliner Kunst-Ausstellung; Die Cölner Werkbund-Ausstellung; Arch. Fritz Aug. Breuhaus u.v.a

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        Totem und Tabu

      Leipzig & Vienna: Hugo Heller & Cie.,, 1913. Einige Ãœbereinstimmungen im Seelenleben der Wilden und der Neurotiker. Octavo. Original blue and white wrappers printed in black. Wrappers browned and lightly rubbed, spine a little chipped, contents uncut. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of Totem and Taboo, a collection of four essays exploring anthropological issues from a psychoanalytic perspective.

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        Die Idee der Riemannschen Fläche

      Leipzig and Berlin: B. G. Teubner, 1913. First Edition. Half morocco. Near fine. First Edition. Half morocco. 8vo (230 × 160 mm), pp. ix, [1, blank], 169, [1, errata], [4, publisher's advertisements]; text very mildly toned, but otherwise clean and crisp, one or two very small pencil annotations; bookplate of Kuno Fladt to front paste-down, with his inscription, "Kuno Fladt 4.IX.13" to title-page; near fine in modern brown half morocco over decorative paper boards.

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        La nuit venitienne. Fantasio. Les caprices de Marianne.,

      Paris, L`Edition d`Art H. Piazza, 1913 - 1 nn.Bl., 138 S.,2 nn. Bll. Mit 20 (davon 1 als Frontispiz) mont. farb. Tafeln und 3 Holzschnitt-Kopfvignetten und weiterem Buchschmuck von Umberto Brunelleschi. Mahe II, 1027. Monod 8562. - Eines von 500 Exemplren. auf Japan gedruckt. Die Tafeln in satten Farben. Schöner Druck auf festem Papier. - Rücken verblasst und leicht berieben, Schuberkanten berieben. Innen tadellos. Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 4°, Meistereinband in blauem Maroquin auf vier Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel, schönen Eckfleurons auf den Spiegeln, Innen- und Stehkantenvergoldung, mit blauer Seide bezogene Vorsätze sowie zusätzliche Vorsätze mit marm. Papier, dreis. Goldschnitt, in marm. Schuber. Die Original-Broschur ist eingebunden.

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      - Paris Piazza 1913 .Un volume relié demi chagrin vert à coins , dos à 6 faux nerfs ornés de filets , tranche dorée , non rogné . Grand IN 4 de 138 pp , orné de 20 hors - texte couleurs sous serpentes légendées , de BRUNELLESCHI , avec 4 tete de chapitre . Belle couverture bleu et or conservée . 22,5 x 30 cm . UN DES 500 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER JAPON .( N ° 180 ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Nuit Venitienne. Fantasio: Les Caprices de Marianne

      (Brunelleschi, Umberto). Musset, Alfred. La Nuit Venitienne. Fantasio: Les Caprices de Marianne. Paris: Piazza, 1913. Folio. Full brown morocco, gilt. Front hinge starting to wear, else a very nice binding. Illustrated with 20 fine, mounted color photo-plates by Brunelleschi, done in the art-deco style, with subject matter from 18th century gallantry and commedia dell'arte. Umberto Brunelleschi (1879 - 1949) was born in Montemurlo in Tuscany but worked mostly in Paris at the beginning of the Art-deco period. He was a major contributor to many of the deluxe French fashion publications. In the 1920's he diversified into set and costume designs for the Folies Bergere, the Casino de Paris, the Chatelet and theaters in New York, Italy and Germany. Among his credits include many costumes created for the marvelous Josephine Baker. Many later artists such as Georges Barbier and Paul Iribe are indebted to Brunelleschi.

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        FOTODINAMISMO FUTURISTA. Sedici tavole. Seconda edizione.

      Nalato Editore [Tipografia Mundus] s.d. [1913] in - 8 (mm.257x200 ca), pp. 48, + 15 (tavv.), bross. edit. Con 15 tavv. f.t. al fine contenenti 16 fotografie b / n. Sulla prima carta bianca dedica autogr. dell?A. a Fabiani: probabilmente si tratta dell?architetto friulano Max Fabiani (Codibil di San Daniele del Carso 1865 ? Gorizia 1962). Rara seconda edizione del primo libro del futurista e regista A.G.Bragaglia (Frosinone 1890 ? Roma 1960), testo fondamentale per lo studio della fotografia e del cinema futurista. Salaris, Storia del Futurismo, p.78 e segg. Echaurren, Futurcollezionismo, p. 12 e segg. Lista (a cura di), I futuristi e la fotografia. Mughini, Una casa romana racconta, 2013. Lieviss. brun. della carta ma ottimo esempl. [133]

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      Elkin Mathews, London 1913 - ~Original green-patterned cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front board, all bright, complete and unfaded. Short inscription to front endpage. A little foxing to endpages near fore-edges, to fore-edges, and very occasionally to text. Some pages uncut. Boards a little splayed. Pictures available. Size: 64pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Carno. Szinmu Harom Felvonasban [The Czarina. A Drama in Three Acts]

      Budapest: Singer es Wolfner Kiadasa. 1913. First. First edition. Thin octavo. Text in Hungarian. Green cloth decorated in gilt. A very nice, about fine copy. Basis for the 1924 film Forbidden Paradise directed by Ernst Lubitsch and featuring Pola Negri, Rod La Rocque, and Adolphe Menjou, and with Clark Gable, uncredited in his second film as a soldier in the Czarina's guard. Very scarce. .

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        Typhoon: A Play in Four Acts

      London: Methuen and Co.. (1913). First. First English edition. Translated by Laurence Irving. Foxing to the foredge, near fine in near fine pictorial dustwrapper with a couple of tiny nicks and tears. Inscribed by the translator: "Ralph Leach with the best wishes of Laurence Irving." A play by a Hungarian author that starred Laurence Irving himself, alongside a young Claude Rains, in its 1913 London debut. It was the basis for at least three films, including a 1914 U.S. version directed by Reginald Barker and featuring Sessue Hayakawa, Gladys Brockwell, and Frank Borzage. Many of Lengyel's stories and plays were filmed, most notably Ninotchka and To Be or Not To Be. Very scarce in jacket, and doubly scarce signed by the translator and star Irving -- he drowned in the horrific sinking of the RMS Empress in 1914. .

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        POH - DÈNG , Scènes de la vie siamoise .-

      H. Piazza, Paris 1913 - 50 illustations en couleurs de La Nézière , dont 10 hors - texte ,ainsi que des planches décoratives , encadrements , lettres ornées , en- tête, culs-de-lamps,etc.en couleurs et or. Tiré à 350 exemplairesnumérotés , celui - ci un des 50 exemplaires sur papier Japon avec un état en noir . Broché, chemise en demi maroquin havane , Etui.Très bel exemplaire TRÈS BON ÉTAT .- Size: In 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Einige Argumente für die Annahme einer molekularen Agitation beim absoluten Nullpunkt Some Arguments for the Assumption of Molecular Agitation at Absolute Zero

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1913. First edition, author's presentation offprint issue.. Scarce offprint issue, with 'Ãœberricht vom Verfasseren' printed on front wrapper. In this paper (coauthored with Nobel laureate Otto Stern) two expressions, given by Planck, for the energy of a Planck oscillator are examined. To obtain a decision between the two expressions, Einstein and Stern note that one could greatly benefit from a monochromatic system, whoes frequency value could be changed independantly of its temperatur. Such systems do not exist, however, in a recent paper Nernst had shown that in thermal relationships rotating gas molecules behave very similarly to monochromatic systems. Using the measurements of Eucken on the specific heat of hydrogen they are able to demonstrate that only one of the two expressions given by Planck can hold. 8vo: 224 x 143 mm. Original printed wrappers. Slight vertical crease, otherwise in fine condition. Offprint from: Annalen der Physik, vol. 40, pp. 551-560. Weil 53, Boni 51. Weil mentions (p.4) that only few of these offprints were made of Einstein's papers from before 1914.

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        HAMLET. Prinz Von Daenmark. [Presentation copy from Elisabeth Bergner to Sir John Gielgud.] Mit 16 Lictdrucktafeln nach den Lithographieen von Eugene Delacroix.

      Im Inselverlag. MDCCCCXIII, Leipzig 1913 - [GIELGUD, Sir John]. SHAKESPEARE. HAMLET. Prinz Von Daenmark. Mit 16 Lictdrucktafeln nach den Lithographieen von Eugene Delacroix. First Edition Thus. Large Folio [13 inches wide by 18 inches tall]. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies on Van Gelder paper, this being copy Number 41. Full morocco, the spine elaborately decorated in gilt, front panel titled in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A very nice example. Presentation copy from Elisabeth Bergner to Sir John Gielgud. A preliminary blank bears an inscription presenting the Book to Bergner in Berlin, 1927, underneath this is an inscription which simply reads: "To John / from Elisabeth / London, Christmas 1973". Elisabeth Bergner (1900, Vienna -1986, London). Famous early German stage actress & film star, made her stage debut in Zurich in 1919, appeared in Vienna, Munich, Berlin, & later on Broadway. Big break in 1924 with stage production of Shaw's Saint Joan. Bergner made several films from 1933 in England & France. Her film Catherine the Great [1934] was banned in Germany for featuring "émigré Jews." At the height of her career, she was called by Alexander Woolcott, "probably the ablest actress living today". Nominated for an Oscar in 1935 for her performance in ESCAPE ME NEVER. A British Citizen since 1938. Sir John Gielgud's copy - completely appropriate & intriguing as Gielgud's career was distinguished by his numerous performances as Hamlet. An important association copy, inscribed to Gielgud from a close friend & important actress. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Reminiscences of Chicago During the Forties and Fifties

      R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press, Chicago 1913 - Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, TEG, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece drawing of Chicago in 1853. Head and heel of spine have very slight shelf-wear, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 11. B&W Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xxxiii, 137 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Irish Home Rule, together with The Liberal Government and Naval Policy. Speeches delivered by the Rt.Hon.Winston Churchill,M.P., First Lord of The Admiralty (March 1912).

      London: The Liberal Publication Department. 1913 - FIRST EDITIONS. Two rare pamphlets. Bound in an annual volume of similar works entitled 'Publications for the Year', with new general title page, in publisher's utitlity binding of quarter green morocco over boards, titled in gilt to spine. Shows some wear, rubbed at joints, chipped to head of spine. Complete with 18 other speeches on subjects including Home Rule, Free Trade, The House of Lords, and International Relations and Armaments. Includes speeches by Asquith and Lloyd George,a folding colour map of Ulster and a collection of Liberal leaflets. Irish Home Rule with front and rear cover bound in.16pp: The Liberal Government with both covers bound in, 24pp.Two rare items from Churchill's early political career bound with contemporary speeches which show them in context with the other issues of the period. . Woods A20(a), & A21. See also Cohen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Designs on the Dances of Vaslav Nijinsky

      La Belle Edition, Paris 1913 - Folio (320X280). Pagg. (12), tre pochoir in nero nel testo, 12 splendide tavole in pochoir messe a colori alla mano da Barbier. Cartoncino editoriale a stampa originale.Prima edizione di quest'opera, che riflette la passione di Barbier (1882 - 1932 uno dei più importanti illustratori francesi), per i Balletti Russi, da egli regolarmente frequentati, questo libro fu un omaggio al grande ballerino russo Vaslav Nijinsky, famoso per le sue performances teatrali . Tiratura unica limitata a 400 copie numerate, la nostra è la numero 208; stampata in Francia su carta de Luxe. Magnifica edizione di Georges Barbier, che sottolinea il suo talento eccezionale e la raffinata qualità del suo genio esplicato nei disegni per la moda, il teatro e la pubblicità. Ottimo esemplare.Deco Book in France 31. Foreword by Francis de Miomandre.

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        Die Salzburger Malerei von den ersten Anfängen bis zur Blütezeit des romanischen Stils. Studien zur Geschichte der deutschen Malerei und Handschriftenkunde des Mittelalters

      Leipzig, Hiersemann 1913. 35 cm. Textband und Tafel-Mappe. (8), 219; (2), 8 Seiten mit 457 Abbildungen auf 135 Lichtdrucktafeln. Original-Verlagseinband, Leineneinband mit Goldprägung - Chamberlin 1275 - Enthält und a.: Die Admonter Bibel und das Nonnberger Perikopenbuch; Das Antiphonar von St. Peter und verwandte Handschriften; Die Erlanger Bibel. Schönes, fleckenfreies Exemplar der Originalausgabe - Denkmäler der süddeutschen Malerei des frühen Mittelalters 2 -

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        Paul Helleu: Peintre et Graveur

      H. Floury, Paris 1913 - Limited 1/100 copies on Japon paper. Three-quarter blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt title and decorative spine, marbled endpapers, silk page-marker. French text. 114 pages, with 100 plates (50 in color). Plates include original etchings, lithographs and chromolithographs. All plates with printed tissue guards. Previous owners bookplates, some wear at extremities, internally clean and bright. A handsomely bound copy of an important artist monograph by one of the leading publishers of artist books during the first half of the last century [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Seven Happy Days. A Series of Drawings by Jessie M. King with Quotations from John Davidson & Others

      The Studio, London 1913 - Slipcased. SCARCE. Issued as a bound-in Christmas supplement to Volume 60 of The Studio. It includes seven illustrations in color and eight in black and white, all in the quintessential Art Nouveau style for which Jessie M. King is known. This copy is hand-sewn into a folder with maroon paper boards and a beige linen spine. Housed in a slipcase covered in the same maroon paper. In near fine condition. ART/111412. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The elements of Sosho,

      Yokohama, Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore, Kelly & Walsh, Taisho 2 (1913), - large 8vo, 378 pp., original quarter cloth binding, title in English and Japanese on the upper board, gilt title on spine. First edition. Preface in English and Japanese. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Elements of Sosho

      Kelly & Walsh Limited, Yokohama, 1913. - 1 volume in quarto, 379 pp., hardback, cloth covers soiled, stained and lightly bowing, corners bumped, inside very clean, overall good condition. Pages are string-bound in oriental style. First edition of this rare book. Introduction by E.M. Hobart-Hampden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scott's Last Expedition.

      Smith, Elder, & C.,, London, 1913 - Due volumi in 8° grande, pagg. XXVI, 633; XVI, 534 con numerose tavole e mappe ripiegate fuori testo, legatura in tela editoriale blu con filetti e titoli oro al dorso. Con le commoventi lettere ritrovate accanto al suo cadavere, che Scott scrisse in fin di vita alla sua famiglia, alla moglie del compagno Wilson e ad altri. Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) fu marinaio ed esploratore britannico. Animato dal desiderio di raggiungere il Polo Sud, organizzò numerose esplorazioni nel continente antartico. La spedizione narrata in quest'opera è quella più celebre. Fu condotta tra il 1910 ed il 1913 a bordo della nave "Terra nova" e si trasformò ben presto in una competizione con Amundsen. Scott raggiunse l'ambita meta nel gennaio del 1912, ma era stato preceduto di qualche settimana dal rivale norvegese. Fu questo l'ultimo viaggio per Scott ed i suoi uomini, che trovarono la morte sulla barriera di Ross. Ottimo stato. Piccola riparazione ad una cuffia. Prima edizione. Gobetti, Le esplorazioni polari, pag. 320. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Scott's Last Expedition. . 2 vols. Arranged by L. Huxley. With a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham.

      1913 1913 - London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1913. (Third Issue). Sm. thick 4to. Orig. cloth. T.e.g. and other edges untrimmed. With 2 frontisps., 6 photogravures with captioned tissue-guards, 2 fold. panoramas, num. full-page plates from photographs, 2 facs. letters, 9 fold. maps, 3 double-page plates, and text-illusts. Complete copy. Title-pages printed in red/black. Spence 1063. Original owner's signature on front fly-leaf. Some slight foxing, otherwise a good set. Collation: Vol. I: The Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O.; Vol. II: The Reports of the Journeys & Scientific work undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the surviving members of the Expedition.

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        Een Abel Spel van Lanseloet van Denemerken

      De Zilverdistel, 's-Gravenhage 1913 - Oorspr. perkament met verguld Zilverdistel vignet en vergulde rugbelettering. Gedrukt op de handpers van Johan Enschede in een oplage van 100 exemplaren. Ex libris op voorplat. Met los bijgevoegde 'Verklaringen' 4 pag. In zeer goede staat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1913 - FIRST EDITION. 2 Large 8vo volumes. (10.2 x 8 inches). Illustrated with 2 maps, 8 colour plates and 260 illustrations from mono photographs by the Author. Some minor foxing to the blank reverse of the portrait frontis in volume one otherwise a bright and clean copy throughout. In the publishers dark blue cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Front panels with circular device in gilt, green, blue and silver with four illustrations alongside, all in gilt and within a shield border. In the rare original dustwrappers with dark blue lettering to spine and front panels with cut out holes on the front panels to show the circular emblem. Some very minor chipping to the edges of the wrapper for volume one, volume two's wrapper with a large thumb sized area of loss to the front panel and a little more chipping to the extremities. Overall a lovely tidy set of books kept in wonderful condition by the still very good original publishers dustwrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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