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        The South Pole.

      New York: Lee Keedick, 1913. First editions of Amundsen's memoir of the race to the South Pole. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, 100 plates, 5 maps (3 folding), and 16 text figures. Inscribed by the author in volume one on the front free endpaper, "Mr. & Mrs. Edwin O. Colter, with kindest regards. New York April 24th, 1918. Roald Amundsen." Both volumes are in near fine condition. Books signed and inscribed by Amundsen are rare. Scott's expedition to the South Pole was well-publicized, but his rival Roald Amundsen strategically kept the destination of his ship, the Fram, secret until the last moment. When the Norwegian finally revealed he was bound for the Pole, the backer of the British expedition opined that the Fram "has no more sailing qualities than a haystack. In any case, Scott will be on the ground and settled long before Amundsen turns up, if he ever does." There were crucial differences in approach from Scott's ill-fated expedition: dogs, rather than men, provided the raw power needed to pull equipment (they also eventually provided a food source) and the Norwegian crew knew to wear fur clothing rather than the wool used by the British team. Amundsen's party reached the Pole 34 days ahead of Scott. He wrote later in his diary, "The North Pole had attracted me since the days of my childhood, and so I found myself at the South Pole. Can anything more perverse be conceived?" (Huntford, 44).

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        A. O. Barnabooth. -

      Éditions de La Nouvelle Revue Française 1913 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8. 430 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin orange à coins. Dos à nerfs et date dorée au talon. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée Yeux, succ. de Thierry-Simier. Très bon état. ÉDITION ORIGINALE sur vergé. « Certaines ?poésies? avaient été publiées à petit nombre chez Messein en 1908, mais le ?journal?, qui forme l'essentiel du volume, était totalement inédit. Cette édition qui n'est plus anonyme paraît avec le nom de Larbaud. Ce texte est considéré comme l'?uvre majeure de l'auteur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trans-Himalaya

      1913 - Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet.Second English edition of the first 2 volumes - 1st edition of the 3rd volume. 3 vols. 4 large folding coloured maps, with numerous photographic maps & plates. Large 8vo. Original pictorial cloth, with gilt vignettes on upper boards, very slightly faded spines. Bpookplate in each volume. xxiii, 436, [4]ads.; xvii, 441, [2]ads.; xv, 426, [2]ads.pp. London, Macmillan, 1910 - The author provides an account of his expedition through Tibet from 1906-08. ?Transversing the Chang-tang in Tibet through Srinagar and Leh he reached to Shigatse. Thence he went back to Lake Manasarowar along the Tsangpo and descended the Indus, and then towards Leh and returned to Simla by the Sutlej route? (Yakushi). Yakushi H 103c. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alcools. Poèmes 1898-1913

      First edition on current paper, one of the numbered copies to the press, it has been printed only 23 Holland paper in large papers.Binding in half green morocco fir, smooth back, double golden nets framing a listello of gray box on the white vellum boards, guards and contreplats of paper wood way, covers and back preserved, golden head, case bordered of green morocco and wooden paper plates, almond green felt interior, binding signed Desmules.Illustrated book, frontispiece, a portrait of Guillaume Apollinaire by Pablo Picasso.Beautiful copy perfectly set in a binding signed by Desmules. Mercure de France Paris 1913 11,5x18,5cm relié sous étui

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        Mother Goose: The Old Nursury Rhymes

      London: William Heinemann, 1913. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Good. Rackham, Arthur. Signed. Limited edition. One of 1,130 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. In Good+ condition. Fourteen plates with captioned tissue guards. Two tissue guards are torn out, a few plates show creasing. Foxing and toning to pages heaviest at prelims and terminals, and sporadically throughout. Cloth shows marking, soiling, light edge wear and toning. A lovely copy overall, signed by Rackham on the limitation page.

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        Old Chinatown (Inscribed)

      New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. Expanded Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. Royal 8vo. Black cloth covers with raised red and gilt lettering and decorations to the front panel. This is the second and expanded edition of Genthe's classic volume of photographs of old Chinatown. 208 pp. Text by Will Irwin. A most handsome copy with just some very minor corner wear. Internally fine. An important volume in the canon of early 20th century photography, noted (in the first printing) by Parr & Badger's seminal work The Photobook Vol. One. This copy has been INSCRIBED by Genthe and dated in 1915 to "Miss Esther Cleveland - so that she may know what the real Chinatown looked like when she was the new un - with __ wish fron Arnold Genthe". It is unknown whether the inscribee in this case was actually the daughter of President Grover Cleveland or not.

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        PETER PAN'S ABC

      - ABC. (PETER PAN) PETER PAN'S A B C. NY: Hodder & Stoughton, no date, circa 1913. 7 1/2" wide x 9 1/4", cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, one plate with 2 creases and slight foxing on text pages else VG+. This is a wonderful alphabet book starting with an abridged version of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan (whose name curiously enough is not mentioned anywhere), after which are verses for each letter of the alphabet with text relevant to the story. Printed on heavy coated paper and illustrated by FLORA WHITE with 26 (including cover) especially lovely color plates somewhat reminiscent of Attwell or Anderson. Probably due to the construction of the book few copies of this title survive in really nice condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The South Pole.

      Lee Keedick, New York 1913 - First editions of Amundsen's memoir of the race to the South Pole. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel, 100 plates, 5 maps (3 folding), and 16 text figures. Inscribed by the author in volume one on the front free endpaper, "Mr. & Mrs. Edwin O. Colter, with kindest regards. New York April 24th, 1918. Roald Amundsen." Both volumes are in near fine condition. Books signed and inscribed by Amundsen are rare. Scott's expedition to the South Pole was well-publicized, but his rival Roald Amundsen strategically kept the destination of his ship, the Fram, secret until the last moment. When the Norwegian finally revealed he was bound for the Pole, the backer of the British expedition opined that the Fram "has no more sailing qualities than a haystack. In any case, Scott will be on the ground and settled long before Amundsen turns up, if he ever does." There were crucial differences in approach from Scott's ill-fated expedition: dogs, rather than men, provided the raw power needed to pull equipment (they also eventually provided a food source) and the Norwegian crew knew to wear fur clothing rather than the wool used by the British team. Amundsen's party reached the Pole 34 days ahead of Scott. He wrote later in his diary, "The North Pole had attracted me since the days of my childhood, and so I found myself at the South Pole. Can anything more perverse be conceived?" (Huntford, 44). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Méditations Esthétiques.] Les Peintres Cubistes.

      Paris: Eugène Figuière et cie, Éditeurs,, 1913. Première Serie. Pablo Picasso - Georges Braque - Jean Metzinger - Albert Gleizes - Juan Gris - Mlle Marie Laurencin - Fernand Léger - Francis Picabia - Marcel Duchamp - Duchamp-Villon, etc. Ourvrage accompagné de 46 portraits et reproductions hors texte. Small quarto. Original yellow wrappers, titles in black. With early glassine. 45 halftone plates as called for (46 are inaccurately advertised). Wrapper somewhat soiled with tears to edges, some minor spotting within, very good condition. First edition, first issue (with no mention of subsequent edition), in original wrappers, with the pencil ownership inscription and annotations of contemporary Parisian artist Alice Thevin (d. 1937). Apollinaire's work was one of the first major texts on Cubism, and is rare thus in original wrappers and without mention of subsequent edition.

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        The Dragon

      London Grant Richards 1913 - First edition. 8vo. 356pp. + 28pp. ads booklet inserted at rear dated 1913. Bound in publisher's decorated ochre cloth titled and decorated in black and red to spine and front board, minor rubbing and edgewear, a little scuffing to the design, overall a superior copy in what is technically a second issue binding, as according to Mr. Morse in his "Works of M.P. Shiel", there were some advance copies issued in green cloth with gilt to the spine. Rubbed to spine panel. Internally clean and sharp. The fact that this title was later re-issued as "The Yellow Peril" should give some idea as to its themes, suffice to say it is written in characteristic Shiel style with all idiosyncrasy intact. Scarce. WTPC7 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Kearns Rare Books & Curiosities]
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        Notes sobre art.

      Rafel Masó, Girona 1913 - "Joaquín Torres García s First Book". 12vo., original illustrated boards. FIRST EDITION of notable rarity. Torres García was an Uruguayan plastic artist, creator of one of the most important pictorial schools of the 20th century, the Universalismo Constructivo; this is the first book of this artist: the work is a compilation of his articles appearing after 1911 in La Veu de Cataluña. This work breaks away from his master Eugenio D Ors who accused him of having appropriated his ideas. The beautiful vignette on the title page was done by his wife, Manolita Peña. * WorldCat: 3 copies in the U. S. (Getty, MoMa, Harvard). vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) S.P. páginas [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Worte aus dem Schmuckfenster für das Treppenhaus im Neubau der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Hamburg und drei Gedichte.

      4 n.n. Blätter in Fadenheftung mit einigen Schmuckinitialen. Erster Druck in der von Czeschka gezeichneten Antiqua für Genzsch & Heyse. Für die Teilnehmer der, 15. Jahresversammlung des Vereins der Bibliophilen am 28. September 1913 in Hamburg gewidmet und überreicht von Wilhelm Niemeyer, C. O. Czeschka, Hermann Genzsch, Inhaber der Schriftgießerei Genzsch&Heyse in Hamburg als erstes Druckstück in der von C.O. Czeschka entworfenen Antiqua-Schrift. Großfolio ( 62,5 x 42 cm ). Neben den Worten sind Gedichte an den Bildhauer Richard Luksch *Auf ein Kind * an Carl Ernst Osthaus in Hagen *Auf den Brunnen von Georges Minne im Folkwang * und dem Maler Karl Schmidt-Rottluff *Auf einen Apfelzweig mit Knospe und Blüte * enthalten. Die Fadenheftung gelockert, Seiten teils etwas fleckig, zum Unterrand jeweils auch stärker fleckig bzw. etwas braunfleckig, Vorderblatt mit Braunfleck, Seiten teils etwas angeknickt. Vorderblatt mit handschriftlicher Notiz *Wohlwill * ( möglicherweise Besitzvermerk für Gretchen Wohlwill ). - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 200 Gramm ) ( Lagerort Gr. Graphik-Mappe - Diverse, AZ )

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        Vulcan Locomotives

      Vulcan Iron Works: Wilkes Barre, Pa., 1913. Edition M.. Hardcover. . Moderate wear to extremities else very good condition. Rear hinge started. Spotting to boards. /No dust jacket, as issued. . B&W Photographs and Illustrations.

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        Grand Prix d'Amerique, Goux le gagnant sur Peugeot à Indianapolis (Indianapolis 500), 1911

      Mabileau & Co, Paris 1913 - Hand-coloured pochoir print. Very good condition apart from some slight foxing in the right margin. The Lion-Peugeot of Jules Goux at Indianapolis in 1911. This was the last year of this complex car. The new Peugeot Company began racing in 1912, and won the Indy with Goux at the wheel in 1913. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of motorized transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Airplanes. Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut ( 1879-1909) produced his first motoring prints in the mid-1890s, and by 1897, his drawings were pictorial records of the many races in France. Montaut's work was extremely well received in the Paris of his day and was shown in the fashionable shops of the Rue de l'Opera and Rue de la Paix, as well as in the better galleries. Marguerite M. Montaut, Ernest's wife, continued his work after his death producing not only racing prints but also developing a fine series of aviation prints commemorating such events as the first flights on the early European mail routes. While Marguerite Montaut's works were occasionally signed "M. Montaut", she usually used "Gamy", an anagram for Magy. The Gamy-Montaut prints were all produced by the pochoir process in which the outlines for each image were drawn onto lithographic stones and printed. Using these uncoloured prints as a template, elaborate stencils were cut for each colour. Water-colour was then brushed onto the image through the stencil. The colouring process was quite complex, with each print taking several days to produce. It was also quite labour intensive, and the studio of Gamy-Montaut therefore employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Arthur Wilde Parsons (1854-1931) - Fine Signed 1913 Oil, Gannel.

      1913 - Arthur Wilde Parsons (1854-1931) - Fine Signed Original 1913 Oil. In a gilt frame, location is inscribed on the reverse of the canvas. Signed. On canvas on stretchers. There is a closed tear in the mid left edge which has been filled and overpainted so that it is virtually invisible from the front. Inspection under UV light reveals small and scattered areas of restoration. The effect of the whole is very good. Size: Large (30-60cm) Framed: Yes Style: Realism Weight: 2000.00g [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Call Of The Cumberlands

      W.J. Watt and Co New York (1913) - First Edition. Douglas Duer dustjacket art and illustrations. Novel of the Kentucky Mountains, and those who carved out a life there. Basis for the 1916 silent film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston. Near Fine in Very Good Plus dustjacket with few tiny edge chips, light wear, and scotch tape to verso of spine ends. Very scarce title. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Short History of the American Negro

      Macmillan, New York 1913 - First edition. 247pp. Two pages at the end of the preface roughly opened resulting in small chips, else fine in a very good example of the rare dustwrapper with moderate chipping and tears along the upper extremities. An important history, virtually never found in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Underground. For Business or Pleasure.

      London: London Transport, 1913.(). Color lithograph poster. 60 x 53 cm. Left half only. Paper backing. 3 cm. Tear but all present. Reproduced in Oliver Green, Underground Art, 1990 at page 23.

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        La colline inspirée -

      Emile-Paul Frères 1913 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 428 pp. Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin cerise. Dos à 4 nerfs sautés avec date dorée au talon. Toutes dorées sur témoins. Doublures de maroquin rouge, gardes de moire rouge. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée Lucie WEILL. Très bel exemplaire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 125 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande. Ex-libris Henri Ardant relié en tête, dessiné par le relieur Blanchetière et gravé par Maréchal. Inspecteur des Finances, Henri Ardant fut PDG de la Société Générale et professeur à Normale Sup. " Il est des lieux où souffle l'esprit. Il est des lieux qui tirent l'âme de sa léthargie, des lieux enveloppés, baignés de mystère, élus de toute éternité pour être le siège de l'émotion religieuse. La Lorraine possède un de ces lieux inspirés. " C'est à Sion-Vaudémont, qu'à la fin du XIXe siècle trois prêtres, les frères Baillard, fondèrent une mission pour insuffler une vie spirituelle nouvelle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Söhne. Neue Gedichte von Gottfried Benn, dem Verfasser der Morgue.

      Berlin-Wilmersdorf, A. R. Meyer [1913].. 8°. (18 x 14 cm.). 8 Bll. Mit gr. Titelholzschn. v. Ludwig MEIDNER (in der Platte sign. u. dat.). Orig.-Fadenheftung in HLn.-Einbanddecke d. Zt. Tlw. unaufgeschn. EA. Raabe 24.3; W.-G.² 2 - Eines von nur 20 Exemplaren auf Maschinenbütten mit eigenhändiger Signatur Benns im Impressum. Gedruckter Widmung: "Ich grüsse Else Lakser-Schüler: Ziellose Hand aus Spiel und Blut". Erste Ausgabe von Benns zweitem Gedichtband in der seltenen, signierten Vorzugsausgabe. Papierbedingt sauberes, helles Exemplar.

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        L'IDEA NAZIONALE intero anno del 1913

      ARMANI&STEIN. ITALIANO 1,2 Giornali che completano l'anno 1913 dal n.1 al n.54.Responsabile C.Burattini,comitato di redazione formato da F.Coppola,G.De Frenzi,R.Forges Davanzati,M.Meraviglia.Settimanale che usciva il giovedi per poi diventare di cadenza quotidiana per sostenere l'intervento dell'Italia nella Prima Guerra Mondiale. USATO

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        Landed Gentry: A Comedy in Four Acts

      Chicago: The Dramatic Publishing Company, 1913. Near Fine. First American edition (from the sheets of the English edition with a new title page). 16mo. Printed wrappers. Front cover with rubberstamped cancel price of "75 cents" over the printed "50 cents" price. Front cover has a sticker from distributor "Baker's Plays" on the front wrap, corner of the half-title a little clipped, else a fine and fresh, beautiful copy.

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        The Story of a Pilgrimage to Hijaz

      1913 - Second edition. 29 plates. 8vo. Original blue decorative cloth, elaborately gilt, spine lightly sunned, extremities worn, bookplate to front pastedown, front inner joint split. 360pp. Calcutta, Thacker, Spink & Co., Within the narrative framework of a pilgrimage to Mecca, the work begins with a geographical description of Arabia, includes an overview of shrines throughout the region and details the construction of the Holy Kaaba after the revelation of Islam. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peacock Pie signed presentation copy

      London: Constable(1913). Lovely example of this scarce book and quite unique as it has excellent provenance as a presentation copy. It has been signed twice; once on the front end page: "Walter de la Mare 1929", and also a Christmas card, with the text being "The Hostage" by de la Mare, has been tipped into the book between the verso of the front end page and the half-title page, and signed and inscribed: "Walter de la Mare with all good wishes, for Samuel Heiman". Samuel Heiman's small bookplate is also present on the front pastedown, and the title page has been embossed "Presentation Copy" in the upper corner (presumably by de la Mare). Mr. Heiman was a famous book collector living in New York City in the early 1900s who was noted for always wanting to get personal inscriptions from authors he enjoyed and collected. Part of his collection was sold off in a sale of books 'from the library of R. E. Blackshaw, Chicago, and Samuel Heiman, New York' held the end of April 1926 by the American Art Association, Inc. The book is bound in dark blue cloth with gilt printing and outlining on the front panel. It has just a tiny fraction of spine slant and a touch of shelfwear to spine ends and corners, but otherwise is in excellent condition: clean, tight, and has no previous owner writing in it. The binding cloth is protected by a clear removable mylar cover. No dustjacket present. Poetry, divided into the following 'divisions' with several poems in each section: Up and Down, Boys and Girls, Three Queer Tales, Places and People, Beasts, Witches and Fairies, Earth and Air, and Songs. ; 8" x 6"; 122 pages; Signed by Author, 10, 20, 42, NF/NONE

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        I disegni della R. Galleria degli Uffizi. 2, Serie seconda. Fascicolo I, II, III, IV,

      Leo S. Olschki 1913 - 4 volumes. Tall folios, 56 x 40 cm. Inscribed by the editor and publisher Leo Olschki on front board of Fascicolo primo. Portfolios, plates loose as issued. Some ephemera scuffs to portfolio boards. 100 mounted plates. Includes: Serie II: 1 Lodovico Cardi, Cigoli Iacopo Chimenti, l'Empoli, Cristofano Allori, Francesco Furini; 2 Disegni Baccio Della Porta Fra Bartolommeo; 3 Scuola emiliana e cremonese; 4 Jacopo Callot e Stefano Della Bella. Olschki was a famous publisher of Italian books on the humanities and literature. After establishing a prospering publishing and antiquarian book business he was forced to flee to Switzerland due to anti-German sentiment in WWI and later due to anti-Jewish laws in WWII. His august firm continues to publish in Florence. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SANGAR. TO LINCOLN STEFFENS (The DEDICATION Copy Inscribed to Lincoln Steffens)

      Hillacre, Riverside, CT 1913 - Small quarto (6-1/2" x 9-3/4"); dark brown paper boards stamped in gilt on front and spine; publisher's cardboard slipcase. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Lincoln Steffens with tissue guard. One of only 500 copies of Reed's first book, a poem subtitled "The mad recreant knight of the west." This is the dedication copy, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Reed as well as by each of the publishers, Frederick C. and Anne D. Bursch, in ink on the dark grey front endpaper. Reed writes: "To Stef --/who might not have done it/if he had known that this/was to be the result./He aimed at peace and accomplished literature./From the author/Jack Reed." John Reed was perhaps the best known left-wing American journalist of the twentieth century; he was portrayed by Warren Beatty in the film REDS, nominated for twelve Academy Awards and winner of three, which centered on Reed's life, his romance with Louise Bryant, and his early death at 33 in Moscow. Lincoln Steffens gained fame as one of the earliest muckrakers, exposing corruption in business and government. The publishers have each INSCRIBED the book on the same leaf: "To Stef/who did it that Jack Reed/might write it, that/Billy S[ ] might make/a book of it and that/Frederick C. Bursch might/get a bit of the glory of it." And: "Dear Lincoln Steffens,/This is the/one reason so far that I have found/why I should be grateful for the/existence of Jack Reed./Ann Denise Bursch." Steffens's complex and, ultimately, doomed effort to mediate in the infamous 1911 McNamara trial in Los Angeles inspired Reed's composition of this "Christian allegory." The McNamara brothers, John and James, leaders of the radical international association of bridge and structural iron workers union, were indicted for the 1910 dynamiting of the LOS ANGELES TIMES building which killed twenty people. Initially supporters of the McNamaras protested that the charges against the brothers were trumped up and that the deadly explosion was attributable to faulty maintenance by management. But as the trial dragged on even the brothers' own lawyer, Clarence Darrow, grew convinced of their guilt. It was at this point that Steffens interceded (at whose request remains unclear to this day), confident that some permutation of the "golden rule" could be applied to resolve the case to the satisfaction of both sides and that the residual benefit of such a "Christianly" settlement would be a dialogue between capital and labor. But Steffens's meddling apparently infuriated Judge Bordwell, who tossed the book at the McNamaras even after they'd altered their pleas to guilty expecting to be shown leniency. Both brothers received lengthy prison terms. Steffens was blasted from all sides. Capital -- led by Harrison Gray Otis, proprietor of the TIMES, and Theodore Roosevelt -- thumbed their noses at him, as did labor, cheerleaded by Emma Goldman and Max Eastman, who charged Steffens with sanctimonious naiveté for collaborating with the anti-McNamara forces. Reed's position was more ambiguous and he composed SANGAR ostensibly in praise of his mentor's work in Los Angeles. Reed went so far as to read SANGAR aloud to Steffens in a Greenwich Village restaurant prior to sending it off to POETRY magazine, where Harriet Monroe not only published it but gave it an award. But twenty years later when he wrote his autobiography, and Reed was many years dead, Steffens took no pride in the dedication. "John Reed, my own boy," he noted, "wrote a fierce poem, 'Sangar,' denouncing me." Fine in a close to Very Good original and fragile slipcase with some loss. In a specially made Fine cloth clamshell box [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Mise en valeur du Maroc. Société agricole du Maroc

      1913 - [1]-VI-326 feuillets [Paris], 1913, in-4, [1]-VI-326 feuillets dactylographiés au recto, 39 planches, demi-basane brune de l'époque, titre doré au dos, dos à nerfs orné de croissants dorés, Document inédit, datant du tout début de l'instauration du Protectorat français au Maroc. L'auteur, un certain Gustave Henri Gin, membre du Syndicat de l'Hydraulique au Maroc, dédie ce tapuscrit à ses compagnons : le comte Léon de Moltke-Huitfeldt, Maurice et Joseph Delamarche. L'ouvrage ouvre sur un avant-propos, daté du 31 janvier 1912, et comprend 39 reproductions photographiques représentant des paysages du Maroc et des scènes de la vie agricole. Gustave-Henri Gin semble avoir été désigné pour présenter les opportunités financières liées à l'agriculture dans le Protectorat et les possibilités de développer l'hydraulique agricole, principalement autour de la Moulouya. Afin de mener à bien ses investigations, il bénéficia du soutien des ministres du commerce (Fernand David) et des affaires étrangères (Léon Bourgeois) et, sur place, de la protection assurée par les officiers de la Légion étrangère, commandée par le général César Alix. Cette étude se présente comme un plaidoyer contre le régime pastoral nomade, que l'auteur souhaite voir "refoulé dans les steppes du sud", et en faveur de la création d'une Société agricole du Maroc qui permettrait la gestion de l'irrigation autour des plaines de la Moulouya. Gustave Henri Gin apparait comme un pragmatique, qui livre une vision du Maroc éloignée de tout rêve orientalisant et qui défend les intérêts du Protectorat - qu'il ne nomme jamais de cette manière - contre la concurrence allemande notamment : il présente ainsi les différentes manières d'exploiter la terre (faire-valoir direct, par régisseur ou gérant, fermage à bail, métayage) et les bénéfices qu'il serait possible d'en tirer, en fonction du type de culture (coton, maïs, tabac, fève, betterave, luzerne, trèfles, soghos, vigne, etc.) ou du mode d'élevage (élevage intensif du boeuf, du mouton, du cheval, etc.). Il fournit également des devis divers, pour l'établissement de fermes et d'installations industrielles vouées à la transformation des matières premières ainsi produites (raffinerie de sucre, minoterie, huilerie-savonnerie, etc.) Gustave Henri Gin est également l'auteur d'une Utilisation des eaux-courantes de la Moulouya (s.l, s.n, c. 1913), opuscule imprimé de 41 pages, rédigé pour le compte du Syndicat de l'hydraulique au Maroc, dans lequel plusieurs des photographies utilisées pour le présent tapuscrit ont été employées : Gin concluait cette étude en comparant les retombées financières potentielles des irrigations de la Moulouya à celles du barrage d'Assouan. L'administration du Protectorat français, consciente de l'utilité d'aménager les principaux fleuves marocains, comme faisant partie du "Maroc utile", concevra finalement le projet d'irrigation de la Basse Vallée de la Moulouya en 1927, après de longues négociations entre les autorités françaises et espagnoles qui partageaient, de part et d'autre du fleuve, leurs zones d'influences respectives (convention signée le 16 mai 1927) ; les travaux commenceront enfin dans les années 1950. Roland Paskoff. "L'aménagement de la basse vallée de la Moulouya (Maroc oriental)". In: Cahiers d'outre-mer. N° 57 - 15e année, Janvier-mars 1962. pp. 89-91. Étude d'un très grand intérêt documentaire. Dos épidermé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1913. First edition with these illustrations. First edition with these illustrations. Signed Limited Edition. Quarto. Publisher's original full vellum with titles and vignette in gilt to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 20 further mounted colour plates by Frank Reynolds, each plate with a captioned tissue guard. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the vellum and gilt bright with a little faint grey spotting at the extremities. One of the original silk ties is loosely laid in. The contents are entirely complete clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Light spotting to the text block edge. All plates are present as called for and in fine condition, without creasing. A lovely copy. This edition deluxe is limited to only 350 copies, of which this is number 50 and signed by the artist Frank Reynolds on the limitation page. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Deuxième livre pour l enseignement des langues modernes. Partie française pour adultes (Nouvelle édition américaine revue et complètement remaniée).

      Siegfried Cronbach, Berlín 1913 - Características: Pasta dura en tela editorial. Estado regular. Desgaste general en las tapas que están un poco sucias; los extremos del lomo están desgastados. La portada está ligeramente despegada del lomo, al interior. Las esquinas de las tapas están raspadas. Letras estampadas doradas en la portada y el lomo. Grecas estampadas en relieve en ambas tapas. Cantos limpios. Nombre del propietario anterior. El libro está considerablemente anotado por el propietario anterior, en su mayoría con lápiz. Las páginas llevan amplios márgenes, van sin cornisa y tienen los folios en el centro del margen superior. 153 pp. más publicidad de la escuela, que también se encuentra al principio. (20.5 x 14.5 cm). Peso: La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 26.44 EUR

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        Seven Keys to Baldpate (Signed First Edition)

      Bobbs-Merrill, New York 1913 - First Edition. SIGNED by Biggers on the front endpaper. Near Fine lacking dust jacket. Gilt intact on front board and spine, tissue guard frontis intact. Neat owner stamp to front endpaper, else a lovely copy of the author's first book. Housed in a custom paper slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Mystery of Fu Manchu

      London: Methuen & Co, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First British edition, first printing. Presentation copy signed by Sax Rohmer on the half title page, inscribed to Robert M. McBride, a partner in McBride, Nast and Co., who was responsible for publishing the first American edition of this book. The inscription reads "To R. M. McBride with cordial good wishes." Recent half red leather binding over red cloth, marbled end sheets. 308pp, 8, 31. Pages toned, edge of page block with light scratches and light staining to top edge, contents Very Good. A nice presentation of the first British edition of the first Fu Manchu novel, signed by the author to his American publisher.

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        Cubismo e oltre. Con illustrazioni di Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Ardengo Soffici, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo D. Carrà

      Libreria della Voce, 1913. Brossura editoriale con xilografia dell'autore in b/n al piatto, 8 tavole in b/n fuori testo con disegni di: Cezanne, Picasso, Braque, Boccioni, Carrà e dello stesso Soffici, volume parzialmente intonso, qualche piccolo difetto e fioriture alla brossura e una mancanza al dorso. Nonostante qualche piccolo strappo e una piccola mancanza alle prime pagine si conserva in stato molto buono.

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        The Mystery of Fu Manchu

      Methuen & Co. 1913 - First British edition, first printing. Presentation copy signed by Sax Rohmer on the half title page, inscribed to Robert M. McBride, a partner in McBride, Nast and Co., who was responsible for publishing the first American edition of this book. The inscription reads "To R. M. McBride with cordial good wishes." Recent half red leather binding over red cloth, marbled end sheets. 308pp, 8, 31. Pages toned, edge of page block with light scratches and light staining to top edge, contents Very Good. A nice presentation of the first British edition of the first Fu Manchu novel, signed by the author to his American publisher. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Hunting the Elephant in Africa and Other Recollections of Thirteen Years' Wanderings.

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1913. With an Introduction by Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered and double-ruled in gilt, boards double-ruled in blind with block of a gazelle skull gilt to front. Half-tone photographic frontispiece, 15 similar plates, folding table. Bookplate of Lincoln Ellsworth to front pastedown. Headcaps and tips very lightly rubbed. A superb copy, partly unopened. First US edition of this "preeminent elephant hunting title" (Czech), a lovely copy, from the collection of American polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth (1880-1951), leader of the first trans-Arctic and trans-Antarctic aerial crossings, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Stigand (1877-1919) was commissioned into the Royal West Kent Regiment in 1899, serving in Burma and Somaliland before travelling to British East Africa with the King's African Rifles in 1901. He joined the Egyptian Army in 1910 and was given control of the Lado Enclave on the Upper White Nile, later serving as governor of the entire Upper Nile province from 1917 to 1918. In 1919 he was appointed governor of Mongalla, modern-day South Sudan, and was killed on patrol the same year during the Aliab Dinka uprising. He published a number of hunting books, the present title describing his activities in British East Africa, North Eastern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, and Lado, and includes chapters on rhinoceros, buffalo and lion in addition to elephant. This edition appeared in the same year as the first, UK edition.

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        Big Game Shooting in India, Burma, and Somaliland

      London: Horace Cox, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. 282 pp, ill. Deco end papers. Himalayan brown bear, ibex, buffalo, tiger. Asia and Africa hunting. Very popular when it was issued and now rather scarce. Inner hinges professionally strengthened otherwise VG+ to near fine in original imitation crocodile patterned gilt and deco cloth, beveled boards, excellent reading. All Stockley books are popular and collectible.

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        Carnaval de Nice 1913 : La Bataille des Fleurs.

      - 1913. 10 tirages photographiques originaux (env. 8,5 x 13,5 cm) contrecollés sur cartons, numérotés et légendés à la main, sous portefeuille à bouton-pression et étui percaline rouge (étui un peu frotté). Série de 10 photographies originales de scènes de la Bataille des Fleurs du Carnaval de Nice de 1913. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Rituale Romanum Pauli V Pont Max

      Editio Typica, 1913. Tapa dura. Bien/Regular.

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        Rituale Romanum Pauli V Pont. Max

      Editio Typica, 1913. Bien

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