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        The Gentle Lover. A Comedy of Middle Age.

      London: Edward Arnold, 1913 - Octavo. Original tan cloth blocked in blind, titles to spine and upper board in black. Spine a little tanned, small spots to spine and lower board, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Wings and the Child or The Building of Magic Cities

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1913. Octavo. Original green cloth, decoration and titles to upper board in black, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. With pictures by George Barraud and from photographs. Endpapers partially browned, lower joint with some minor piercing, spine gently faded but an exceptional copy in the frayed and tanned dust jacket with some tape stains to the verso. First Edition, First Impression. Uncommon in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Wings and the Child; or The Building of Magic Cities

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913., 1913. FIRST EDITION. Extremely scarce in dustwrapper. Publisher's pictorial green cloth with bright gilt titles to faded spine, lightly rubbed, a little spotting to top edge, in its illustrated dustwrapper, with one small chip to spine top. Illustrated with pictures by George Barraud and from photographs. Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924), English novelist and short story writer, famous for her Ghost stories, Gothic tales, mysteries, and above all, her classic children's books, who was credited with having invented the children's adventure story. A mischievous, tomboyish child who grew up to be an unconventional adult, E Nesbit (she always used the plain initial to hide her gender) wrote for children after years of successful writing for adult magazines. She was asked to write about her childhood but instead of facts chose to describe her happy girlhood in fiction. Her first great success was The Story of the Treasure-Seekers (1899), followed by Five Children and It (1902), The New Treasure Seekers (1904), The Phoenix and The Carpet (1904), The Story of the Amulet (1906) The Enchanted Castle (1907), The House of Arden (1908) and The Magic City (1910). Her most celebrated story remains The Railway Children (1906), and many of her works have been successfully filmed, and many of her stories have been bestsellers for decades and continue to be enjoyed today.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Die Insel Nias bei Sumatra.

      M. Nijhoff, Haag, 1913 / -14 / -15. - EA. 3 Bände, Bd. I : Die Heilkunde der Niasser, Bd. II : Anthropologische Untersuchungen über die Niasser, Bd. III : Kraniologische Untersuchungen Niassischer Schädel, Mit Anhang: Zoologische Resultate. Mit zusammen 317 überwiegend fotogr. Abb. im Text und auf Tafeln, 28 Falt-Tabellen, davon 2 farbige, 3 große mehrf. gefaltete Karten sowie 8 Kurven. Bd. I und II OBr., Bd. III OGLn. mit Rücken- und Deckel-Goldprägung VII, 292 S. / VIII, 282 S. plus Tabellen-Anhang, / VIII, 325 S. Gr.8°. Broschur-Einbände teils etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Einrissen; alle drei Bände innen sehr sauber und vollständig. Der Arzt und Anthropologe Kleiweg de Zwaan war in den ersten Jahrzehnten des 20ten Jahrhundert in den Niederlanden der angesehenste Experte auf dem Gebiet der Anthropologie. Seinen ausgezeichneten Ruf errang er u.a. mit dieser 3bändigen grundlegenden Arbeit zur Anthropologie der so einzigartigen Insel Nias vor Sumatra. Das Werk enthält unter anderem eine große Anzahl ausgezeichneter ethnologischer Fotografien der indigenen Bevölkerung. Komplett dreibändig selten angeboten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KAIAPO]
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        Autograph quotation signed.

      N. p., [17 Nov. 1913]. - Small 4to. ½ p. Scarce dark fountain pen ink signature, in Arabic, with three additional lines of text in Arabic (untranslated). Annotated to the lower half of the page by a Major Knox: "Certified that the above is the true signature of His Highness [.] Sayyid Taimur Bin Feisal [.] which he has been pleased to grant as his autograph to Montague Bull Esq. of New Zealand". - Some light age wear; traces of mounting on the reverse.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Review of the Primates, 3 volumes, complete

      New York: American Museum of Natural History, . First edition 1913 - Pp. cxxxvi, 317, xxxviii (index); xviii, 382, xxvi (index); xiv, 262, clxviii (complete index to Latin names), 1 colored frontis -plate by Fuertes, 27 colored plates by Smit, Wolf and Keulemans, 125 black-and-white photographs or drawings of primate crania. Later blue cloth, attractively gilt-lettered on the spine and on the front cover of each volume, sm 4to (10.25 x 8.25 inches). Monograph #1 of the American Museum of Natural History. Volume I covers Lemuroidea and the beginning of Anthropoidea; Volume II continues with Anthropoidea; and Volume III concludes Anthropoidea. This is truly one of the great works on the classification and taxonomy of the primate order. Elliot analyzed and reviewed all primate species and subspecies proposed through the early part of 1912. Laid in at the beginning of each volume is an announcement concerning the precise date of publication which was June 15, 1913. Small blind-stamp of Oliver C. Schmidt, Jr. in the bottom margin of each title page. See also Nissen ZBI, 1280. The text is bright and clean without any foxing, there is mild offsetting from some plates to the text (this does not affect the beauty of the plates), the later cloth binding is very attractive with gilt-lettering in a variety of sizes; a beautiful copy in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Natural History Books]
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        7 (thereof 5 autogr.) letters signed.

      Vienna, 1913. - Mostly large 8vo. Altogether 4½ pp. on 7 ff. Comprises 4 envelopes. Interesting letters to the German sculptor Rudolf von Weyr (1847-1914), on the monument for the Viennese mayor Karl Lueger, for which Wagner had submitted a draft which was rewarded afterwards but was not realized. The draft, which was finally selected from 53 submitted designs, came from the Austrian sculptor Joseph Muellner - Each letter on headed paper.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Les Macrolépidoptères du Globe... IIe Partie. Les Macrolépidoptères de la Région Américaine. Tome VI: LES BOMBYX ET LES SPHINX AMÉRICAINS.

      Paris, Le Moult, 1913. 4to (325 x 250mm). pp. 600, with 198 chromo-lithographed plates. Unbound in portfolio. Of the French edition the text to the 'Sphinx' was never published.

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        Pedagogical anthropology.

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York 1913 - First American edition and first edition in English, translated from the Italian by Frederic Taber Cooper, 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 508; frontispiece portrait; photographic plates, drawing, diagrams, charts; a fine copy in blue cloth, cover and spine lettered in gilt, in dust-jacket with minor edge wear. Written while the author was serving as a Professor at the University of Rome, the work is based on the results of special studies charting the physical changes which children undergo in different ages. Scarce in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      Philip Lee Warner, London 1913 - Translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Limited edition of 1000 copies on handmade Riccardi paper. 8vo. Bound c.2000 by Bayntun-Riviere in full green morocco, one line gilt panel enclosing an onlay on the upper cover in coloured leathers of grapes and vine leaves, with a quotation from the Rubaiyat tooled in gilt, the spine lettered and dated in gilt with one line panels and emblematic centres, cream silk endleaves, gilt edges. With green cloth slipcase.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        La Nuit Vénitienne - Fantasio - Les Caprices de Marianne

      1913 - Paris, L'édition d'Art H.Piazza. In-4 de 138p. Demi Chagrin à coins orné de filets sur les plats et les coins. Dos lisse décoré avec titrage direct. Illustré par Brunelleschi. Ouvrage tiré à 500 exemplaires signés par l'artiste. N°114. Reliure signée Durvand . Manque dos de la couverture d'origine néanmoins bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Passionate Friends

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1913). First. First American edition. Some modest scuffing to the boards, very good or better in near very good dustwrapper with small chips at the extremities, and a relatively large, but very faint tidemark on the rear panel. A novel of "the turbulent lives of one man and one woman -- separated by the barrier of law..." Rare in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Les cloches et quelques autre poèmes

      L’Édition d’Art Piazza H. Piazza, Paris, 1913 - 28 mounted colour plates, black-and-white illustrations, borders, initials, ornaments and upper wrapper by Dulac Of an edition of 400 numbered copies, this is marked for presentation 4to Just a little spotting and browning, the wrappers shaken and with some splitting at the margins of some leaves, but a very nice copy in original browned and tissue wrapper. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the publisher to the translator and with a printed dedication to her Wrappers, upper wrapper with design by Dulac in gold and red [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Carnacki the Ghost-Finder

      London: Eveleigh Nash, 1913. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First edition. Spine of book a little darkened, top corners of spine show wear, binding and book's edges dust soiled, old unused book plate on front free-endpaper, a few page corners creased, a few small stains and some light foxing on pages otherwise very good. (Fine is our highest grade.).

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1910-1912. Bind 1-2. Translated from the Norwegian by A. G. Chater. With maps and numerous illustrations.

      New York 1913. XXXV + 392 + X + 449 s. Orig. blå helsjirtingbd.. *Ded. fra Roald Amundsen på forsatsbl. ; Til "Drottningholms" Sykepleierske ... hilsen fra "Gjöas" Chef. - Roald Amundsen 7. 10. 24

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        Autograph letter, signed ("Charles M. Doughty"), to Mr. R. Palmer of Kirby Lonsdale, Westmorland, regarding Nigeria, retirement, happiness, Isaac Walton, and family matters

      Eastbourne, 10 august 1913. 12mo. 3 pp. on folded sheet, headed Lavrock, Grange Road, Eastbourne. Minor soiling along the fold. Opened envelope (addressed in Doughty's hand) tipped to blank verso. Fine . Excellent and wide-ranging, reminiscent letter from the great Arabian explorer and author Charles M. Doughty, mentioning that he began to read the translations by his correspondent's son, discussing Nigeria and mentioning a Capt. Gordon, "going this week to Northern Nigeria as a Kaimakam." Doughty discusses Palmer's "superannuation from a responsible office, to be able look back upon many years of good work ... and one would become gradually reconciled to a change of habit & new & complete leisure. And I can imagine you with your cheerful disposition & quiet humane tastes to be able, as Isaac Walton, to be happy every day & everywhere." Doughty concludes with news of his family and fond recollections of their visit to Kirby, "Believe me, sincerely yours, Charles M. Doughty."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Fine collection of letters and other documents relating to the life and work of the founder of the Trieste stock exchange and the Austrian Lloyd. Contains letters from and to Heinrich Friedjung, Friedrich Baron Bruck and Ignaz Baron Plener.

      Various places, c. 1860-1913 [?]. - Various sizes. 173½ pp. on 107 ff. (correspondence) and 31½ pp. on 24 ff. (other documents). Karl von Bruck was Austrian minister of commerce, reformed the postal and consular systems, instigated the development of Austrian trade law and created the Trieste marine agency and stock exchange. He did not live to materialize his plans for a central European commercial union which was to bring the customs, currency and tax systems of the German states and Austria into agreement. Wrongly accused of having personally enriched himself in his office, he was dismissed as minister of finance by the Emperor and took his own life.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Models of Ships and Boats.

      - Cairo, Institut Francaise d'Archeologie 1913. Largish quarto half morocco (wear to extremities; original printed wrappers bound in at the end); xxviii,171pp, 33 photo plates, 389 illustrations through the text. Catalogue General des Antiquites Egyptiennes du Musee du Caire 4798-4976 et 5034-5200. An exemplary study of the boat models found in Egyptian tombs, in turn the starting point in any investigation of the design and construction of real boats and ships in ancient Egypt. Reisner was at the forefront of the new generation of American archeologists. According to the Dictionary of Art Historians he 'devised his own method of documentation, more elaborate than that of Sir Flinders Petrie [and] his method became the most methodical used in Egyptian excavations'. He 'died, almost idyllically, in his sleep at the Giza site, in the shadow of the great Pyramid' in 1942. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        Canada and Its Provinces. A History of the Canadian People and Their Institutions by One Hundred Associates

      Toronto: Printed by T. & A. Constable at the Edinburgh University Press for the Publisher's Association of Canada Limited, 1913-1917. (CANADA) Author' Edition. First edition, Number 848 of 875 Impressions on All-Rag Watermarked Paper, signed by the Publisher. 23 vols., 4to (27.2 x 20.5 cm). Illustrated. Bound in fulll green morocco, upper board with large gilt seal, t.e.g. Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Canada and Its Provinces (Author's Edition)

      T. & A. Constable; Edinburgh University Press 1913 - Complete 23 Volume Author's Edition Set. This Set is impression number 793 of a limited run of 875, and each Volume is hand numbered as such. Leatherbound. B&W photos throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Russell Books]
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        Aus Der Marchen Schublade Bilder Von Ernst Aufseeser. Illustrations of Robinson Crusoe,Baron Munchausen & Alladin and his Lamp,among others.

      Dussel Verlag.Dusseldorf.,1913 - FIRST EDITION.4to (11.2 x 7.8 inches).2pp text,in German,forward by Friedrich Diesel.Complete with 21 fine full page wood cut engravings showing Aufseeser's remarkable Modernist style,akin to a tapestry pattern using puzzle shapes to form the image.A bright,tight near fine copy in publishers grey paper covered boards with black line illustration and lettering to front board,the rear left plain.Grey cloth spine with minor rubbing and wear to top and bottom.Neat two line inscription on front blank endpaper but overall a lovely example of this,the artist's very rare first book.An interesting set of illustrations by the influential designer and artist Aufseeser (1880-1940),an important figure in the development of the modernism movement.A rare book.No Copy listed on Copac,the only copy i can find is in the New York Public Library.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Die Schön Magelona, eine fast lustige Historie von dem Ritter mit den silbern Schlüsseln und von der Schönen Magelona, gar lustig zu lesen. (Auswahl von S. Rüttgers). [= Vorzugsausgabe von Insel-Bücherei Nr.39(1)].

      Lpz., Insel-Vlg. o.J. [1913] (Druck v. Breitkopf und Härtel).. Kl.-8°. 100(2) S. Mit 37 handkolor. Textholzschnitten. Hellbrauner OPpbd. m. schwarzgepr. Rü.titel u. vierfarb. gedr. Wappenschild auf Vorderdeckel. Einbd. leicht abgegriffen u. an den Kanten unwesentlich berieben, Exlibris auf vord. Spiegel, insges. schönes Ex.. Sarkowski 1520, Slg. Jenne² II, S.44. Nr.129 von 205 nummerierten und handkolorierten Exemplaren aus dem 1.-10. Tausend auf Büttenpapier (der Hans-Sachs-Ausgabe des Insel-Verlags). Vorzugsausgabe von Insel-Bücherei Nr.39[1] mit Druckbogensignatur und selben Format wie die Reihenausgabe. Ein Teil dieser VA wie vorliegend in Pappe (ohne dem Schuber). - Der Erzählstoff der 'schönen Magelone' geht auf Erzählungen aus dem Umkreis der Sammlung 'Tausendundeine Nacht' zurück und entstand im 15. Jahrhundert in Frankreich als Prosaroman und wurde in Deutschland durch die Übersetzung von Veit Warbeck ungemein populär. Vorliegender Ausgabe liegt die Originalhandschrift Warbecks von 1527 zugrunde, die Holzschnitte wurden nach der Ausgabe von 1598 gedruckt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Sons and Lovers.

      London, Duckworth & Co., 1913 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A couple of minor spots to the lower edge of first few pages else a fine copy. First Edition, First Issue with the 19pp of ads and the canceled title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Söhne. Neue Gedichte.

      Berlin, A. R. Meyer Verlag, 1913.. circa 17,3 (!) x 13,9 cm. 8 Blatt mit Titelholzschnitt von L. Meidner Fadenheftung. Lohner/Zenner 1.6; Raabe 24, 3. - Erste Ausgabe der kleinen, Else Lasker-Schüler gewidmeten Gedichtsammlung. - Papierbedingt gering gebräunt, Titelrückseite mit kleinem Stempel, sonst sauber. Faden wohl erneuert. Vermutlich ist unten ein Zentimeter weisser Rand beschnitten, Text mit gutem Rand, nur Titel etwas knapp, aber nirgends Verlust und guter Gesamteindruck. - Preis dennoch deutlich reduziert (halbiert)! Kein Versand in die Schweiz.

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        Nine nice original letters to the Massachusetts Senator Clarence W. Hobbs, Jr

      , 1913-1919 1913-1919. Several of the letters are browned at the extremities but the majority are very well preserved. . The first is dated Nov 21, 1913, and the last is dated July 7, 1918 [three are undated]. All are 8-1/2 x 11. The first letter "Your letter of November 13th has just reached me here, although I asked them to send my mail right up from the Adams House. Perhaps you may have thought it strange I did not reply to it" is somewhat browned and chipped at the top and right hand side [with some loss, although not affecting the text]. The second [39 words] and third [71 words] are from 1914. The fourth is from 1918 [112 words]. The fifth [170 words] and sixth [271] are from 1919. The seventh [72 words], eighth [24 words], and ninth [65 words], are undated but presumably the seventh and eighth are from 1914 or so as they are on Massachusetts Senate stationery and the ninth is presumably from 1918 as it is on Lieutenant Governor stationery.

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        Kunstgeschichte der Seidenweberei

      Wasmuth, Berlin 1913 - 10 x 13.5 (36 cm) 2 Volume Hardback in Very Good condition.; Illustrated by 613 ill. in text and on plates, which include 10 chromolithographs; Standard reference work on historical silk textiles. German text. Examples are mainly from European museums. Two volumes. Volume 1: xlii, 128 pp., [43] plates; Volume 2: 147 pp., [88] plates; 11 Very Good Edges worn. Minor chipping to head and foot of spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Oeuvre Grave et Lithographie De Steinlen Catalogue descriptif et analytique suive d'un Essai de Bibliographie et d'Iconographie de son Oeuvre Illustre

      Societe de Propogation des Livres D'Art, Paris 1913 - [[XV] 228 pages. 33 x 25.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 255 of 500 on papier d'Alfa. Preface by Roger Marx. There are three original etchings, and seven original lithographs. Also presented are etchings, monotypes, original lithographs [prints, musical covers, posters and book cover designs]. FREITAG 9143. Text in French. Partly unopened, interior contents clean, printed on glossy stock, cloth backstrip, contents loosely inserted in stiff printed wrappers with pictorial medallion of Naoum Aronson. Orig. gray stiff wrappers, cloth spine. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Tipografía La Académica - Barcelona. 1913. 27X17. 145Pág+101 Bellos fotograbados. Muy curiosa Obra de las antigüedades y arte Ibizenco antiguo. Buen ejemplar. Ref A 3. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Federal Reserve Conspiracy *SECOND PRINTING*

      USA: Common Sense. Soft Cover. 144 pages. Documents the creation of the privately-owned U.S. Federal Reserve in 1913. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Title hand-written upon sunned spine. 2.5" x 4" Thunderbolt sticker upon title page and inside back cover. Bit of writing at top of back cover. Two of the recommended titles inside back cover are stroked out. Occasional small ink markings to contents. A sound copy of the rare second printing of this classic work. . Fair. 1954. Second Printing.

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        BALAOO. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.

      Hurst and Blackett, Limited. London.,1913 - FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. viii.376. 24 pp publishers adverts for Autumn 1913, including blurb for this book with the title The Mysterious Mr. Noel. This was changed to Balaoo before publication but after the adverts were typeset. Very good bright, tight copy with previous owners name written neatly in ink to front blank endpaper. Some light foxing to a few pages but still generally a nice fresh copy. Publishers red cloth with blind ruled border and gilt lettering to front board. Spine lettered and ruled in gilt. A particularly nice copy of this rare title by the Author of The Phantom of the Opera. Originally published in French in 1912, Balaoo is the story of a Monkey who is brought up by a Scientist as a human, Mr. Noel. He is educated and can read and write and wears the latest Paris fashions. Balaoo is suspected of commiting many crimes, culminating in the kidnapping of Mlle. Madeline-the daughter of the scientist who brought him up. Filmed three times.First as Balaoo, in 1913 (a 24 minute silent film). Twice filmed by Hollywood, first in 1927 as silent movie The Wizard, which was remade in 1942 as Dr.Renault's secret. A superior copy.: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Cubism. By Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzanger (translated).

      T. Fisher Unwin., London 1913 - 8vo. Original gilt-lettered cloth. B/w plates. Rubbed at spine and corners. End-paper spotted. Pencil signature of the art historian John House and an undentified signature dated 1913 on front end-paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Central Argentine Railway. Map of the Argentine Railways, 1913.

      London: Waterlow & Sons. 1913 - Large map measuring 124 x 103 cm. (49 x 40 inches). Mounted on canvas. Very attractive.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Abhandlungen über Atombau aus den Jahren 1913 - 1916.

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

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        Bemerkung betreffs der spezifischen Wärme zweiatomiger Gase. The Adiabatic Hypothesis of Quantum Theory

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

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        Andrew Jameson Lord Ardwall

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

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

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

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

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        Mother Goose

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

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        LONGHEAD: The Story of the First Fire.

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

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

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

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        Quality Street: A Comedy in Four Acts

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

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