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        Scott's Last Expedition. 2 vols.

      McClelland, Goodchild and Stewart, Toronto, 1913, - SCOTT, Robert F., Captain. Scott's Last Expedition . In Two Volumes, volume 1 being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O., volume 2 being the reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the surviving members of the Expedition. Arranged by Leonard Huxley, with a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. With photogravure frontispieces, 6 original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E. A Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 full page and smaller illustrations from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the expedition, panoramas and maps. Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild and Stewart, Limited, (1913). Vol 1: Pp. (i)-xxiv,(1)-446,[2],frontis. of Scott, + 116 p. of plates (some in colour) and 4 folding maps and panoramas ; Vol 2: Pp. [2],(i)-xvi,[2],(1)-376,[4],frontis. of Wilson, + 87 p. of plates (some in colour) and 6 p. of folding maps and charts. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines, t.e.g. in both volumes. Spence 1060. The journals and photography of the ill-fated Scott Antarctic expedition are featured in this two volume set, with Scott's journals providing the majority of the focus. Other crew members feature in this volume include Dr. Edward A. Wilson, Lieut. H. R. Bowers, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Commander Victor L. A. Campbell, Griffith Taylor, Commander Edward R. G. R. Evans, Surgeon E. L. Atkinson, Raymond Priestley, H. L. L. Pennell, F. Debenham, Charles S. Wright, G. C. Simpson, D. G. Little, and E. W. Nelson. Spines faded, some edgewear, minor scratching to boards and spines, else vg. For the set. 700.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Northanger Abbey and Persuasion FINEST CONDITION LEATHER, 1913

      MACMILLAN, LONDON 1913 - Leather ( AS SOFT TO THE TOUCH AS THE SKIN OF MY 5 MONTH OLD GRANDSON ) bound, BRIGHT gilt lettering on spine, gilt fore edges are so bright they CAN BE USED AS MIRRORS. brown ribbon markers, raised ribbed spines, tight binding, clean bodies and unmarked texts. half and full page illustrations throughout book DATE PUBLISHED: 1913 EDITION: 443 FINEST CONDITION LEATHER WE HAVE HAD GIFT QUALITY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        A History of British Columbia. Part One: Being a Survey of Events from the Earliest Times Down to the Union of the Crown Colony of British Columbia with the Dominion of Canada. Part Two: Being a History, Mainly Political and Economic, of the Province Since Confederation Up to the Present Time + Sixty Years of Progress. British Columbia. Portraits of Some of the Men Conspicuous As Present Day Factors in Development

      British Columbia Historical Association, Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. - 1913, 1st Edition limited to 350 copies. (Hardcover) Fine, no dust jacket. 5p.l.,226,pp. + vipp. (Addenda). Thick Folio in original suede covers with marbled endpapers and gilt top edge, others uncut with plates (portraits complete with titled tissue guards. Edwards & Lort 3177. Includes contributions by M. S. Wade "The History of Kamloops" and on the "Development of the Okanagan" by J. A. MacKelvie. Copy # 227 / 350 Signed by R. E. Gosnell [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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      Kuzmin and Dolinsky., Moscow. 1913 - A single lithograph from the album 'Hermits' text by Kruchenykh, plates by Goncharova. The edition was 480. The lithograph is on a cheap paper and yellowed, the corners have been rounded, and there is manuscript text in ink in Russian on the reverse. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        THE SYMBOLISM OF THE TAROT, Philosophy of Occultism in Pictures and Numbers

      Privately Printed in St. Petersburg Russia 1913 - First edition. Original printed wrappers. A very good copy with some soiling to the wrappers and two ink signatures (one on the top of the title page). Contents are entirely complete with no loose or torn pages and no stamps. Pages are tanned but not brittle. A scarce title especially in acceptable original condition. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Essai de reconstitution topographique de la ville d’Al- Foustât ou Misr. 3 volumes In-Folio.

      Le Caire, Imprimerie Français d’Archéologie Oriental, 1913- 1916- 1919. - 3 volumes In-Folio. [Coll. Mémoires publiées par les membres de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale du Caire sous la direction de M.E. Chassinat, Tome. XXXV]. Tome Premier : Premier Fascicule (1913), avec 32 fig. In-folio de 110 pp. broch. (Pages non coupés). Tome premier- Deuxième fascicule (1916), 61 fig. In-Folio de 231 pp. Reliure cartonnée de l’éditeur. (pages non coupés). Tome premier-Troisième fascicule (1919). 3 planches, 1 carte en couleur dépliante du plan général d’Al-foustât. In folio de XLIII & 234 à 340 pp. Reliure cartonnée de l’éditeur (pages non coupés). Ouvrages en parfait état, comme neufs. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: CollectionOrientales]
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        The Imprint Volume One January-June MCMXIII.

      London The Imprint Publishing Company, Limited. The Westminster Press (Gerrards Ltd.). 1913 - Size of the bound volume: 8 1/2 inches x 11 1/8 in. x 2 in. (thick) design title-page for Volume One; index; design page with Ruskin quote; editors & contents pages. Order of pages in this copy: xv, viii, pp. 1-5; viii, pp. 81-208; i-ii, pp. [1]-4, iii-iv, pp. 233-358; iv, pp. 381-430; ii, pp. 1-44; ii, pp. 49-130; pp. [1]-88 (Dibdin, Printer's Devices article, which is incomplete); covers not bound in. Illustrators include: William Blake ("Glad Dawn"), Frank Brangwyn, Joseph Pennell, Randolph Caldecott ("Jackanapes", "Three Jovial Huntsmen"), Walter Crane ("From The Baby's Opera"), Kate Greenaway ("From Mother Goose"), Birket Foster, Rachel Marshall ("The Vulgar Little Lady"), Lucien Pissarro (Wood-Engravings), and some ads printed in color by The Curwen Press. The Van Dyck "Portrait of the Artist" plate shows a split through the entire lower margin. Some illustrations are in color. The Dibdin Printer's Devices article is incomplete. Brown cloth, with a black leather title label with gilt titling, mounted on the spine, tan endpapers. The covers show light wear, dusting, repair to inner hinges with cloth tape, some pages show dusting. This copy belonged to Cleveland, Ohio based book collector and design instructor, Otto Ege (1888-1951). Articles include: Decoration & its uses, by Edward Johnston; The Coming Illustration: Joseph Pennell; Notes on my own books for children: Walter Crane; Illustration of children's books: Alice Meynell; Drawings of Birket Foster for his children: William Foster; Arts and Crafts Exhibition: H. Newdigate, Notes on some wood-engravings of Lucien Pissarro: J. B. Manson; Post-Impressionism with some personal recollections of Vincent Van Gogh & Paul Gauguin: A. S. Hartwick; Pioneers of Photogravure: Donald Cameron-Swan; Art & Printing in Russia: Alex. Bakshy; Some notes on liturgical books: Stanley Morison. Some of these articles ran over several issues, and not all may be complete. Weight: 5 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Trans-Himalaya. Discoveries and adventures in Tibet by Sven Hedin. With 388 illustrations from photographs, watercoloursketches, and drawings by the author and 10 maps. In two volumes [t. III en 1913].

      Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin’s Street, London, 1909- 1913 - 3 forts vol. in-8° ; XXIII-436 pp./XVII-441 pp./XV-426 pp., pleine toile rouge brique, dos lisse imprimé or, fer or imprimé sur le plat sup. (Sven Hedin en habit tibetain), tête or, rel. uniforme de l’éditeur, boîtes modernes, bel exemplaire. Wilford, The Mapmakers, pp. 338-339. Yakushi, Catalogue of the Himalayan Literature, H 177c. Édition originale rare. “ No person who feels the fascination of strange countries and unexplored places can read this book without delight. ” (Daily News, 1913). FIRST EDITION. VERY SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        Les Fleurs du Mal.

      Imprimé par G.W. van der Wiel et Cie à Arnhem pour De Zilverdistel à la Haye 1913 - Limited edition, no. 188 of 310 copies, square 8vo, 301, (1) pp, cleanly printed in black with red sidelines, uncut in the original wrappers, paper labels, spine a little browned, a couple of minor chips else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Social Worship for Use In Families Schools & Churches [.] Issued on Behalf of the West London Ethical Society as a Memorial of its Twenty-First Anniversary

      The West London Ethical Society/The Ethical Church, London 1913 - The first volume consists of meditations and homilies chosen from both clerical and secular sources, intended to illustrate the non-religious principles of Ethical Culture. The second volume, edited by Charles Kennedy Scott, is a compilation of secular hymns for use in Ethical Culture services. Scarce. Two quarto volumes (28cm). Original blue-gray cloth, lettered in gilt on spines and front covers; lxxv,654; xxxv,229pp. Cloth boards slightly discolored at extremities; scattered foxing within; Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland

      privately printed by R. & R. Clark, Ltd, Edinburgh 1913 - Original pictorial wrappers within seven cloth-backed board portfolios with ties, contained within seven fine modern green half morocco boxes An exceptional set in original parts of this inspirational privately-printed work on the trees growing in the British Isles, China, Japan, the Mediterranean and the Americas at the turn of the 20th century A valuable record of trees from around the world: with a significant number of examples from China, Japan, the Mediterranean and the Americas. All illustrated by very fine photogravures, most showing specimen trees in gardens in the British Isles, but with a number of images showing the species in their native habitats. The work was published by subscription. The exact number of copies printed is not known but the subscribers' list runs to 244 names, with a further 12 individuals or institutions receiving a presentation copy. Elwes and Henry took John Claudius Loudon's Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum; or, the trees and shrubs of Britain (7 vols, London: 1835-1838) as their starting point. Loudon recorded every tree of note in the British Isles, and after a period of over half a century when most of the specimens had suffered considerable neglect, Elwes returned to examine Loudon's trees anew and to record subsequent introductions. 'In taking stock of the results, the task which my friend Mr. Elwes has set himself differs . from that which Loudon accomplished. That amounted to little more than a descriptive catalogue . The present work aims at ascertaining the practical results [of growing various species]. What are the most favourable conditions for the growth of each species? What in turn are the most suited for different circumstances? And what, if any, profit can be derived from their cultivation on a large scale?' (W.T. Thistleton-Dyer writing in the 'Preface'). BM(NH) VI,p.300; Nissen BBI 595. (12 3/5 x 5 7/10 inches). 8 half-titles, 6pp. list of subscribers, 8pp. errata. 7 coloured titles, coloured frontispieces in volumes I-V (one chromolithographed), photogravure portrait frontispiece of the authors in vol.VII, 413 plates (373 photogravures, 40 uncoloured lithographs). 15 parts (including the index) in seven volumes, quarto [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Purchasing Power of Money - Its Determination and Relation to Credit Interest and Crises

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1913 - 515 pages plus advertisements. Index. Fold-outs. Second edition of the 1911 original. "The purpose of this book is to set forth the principles determining the purchasing power of money and to apply those principles to the study of historical changes in that purchasing power." - from preface to the first edition. Gilt lettering clearly legible upon green cloth backstrip. Small decorative blind-stamp atop front free endpaper. Occasional pencil underlining to contents. Binding sound. Average wear. A sound copy of this classic work which remains vitally important in the present environment of so-called quantitative easing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vanity Fair

      London- Hodder and Stoughton 1913 - A stunningly illustrated copy of Thackeray's classic novel. Featuringa frontispiece and numerous further colour plates by Lewis Baumer, all tipped in and with captioned paper guards. Includingan illustrated title andendpapers, and a Cosway-style binding. With a dedicated monastic bookplate to the front pastedown. Lewis Christopher Edward Baumer (August 8, 1870 October 25, 1963) was a British caricaturist who worked for more than fifty years for the British magazine Punch, and illustrated dozens of early twentieth-century books. Here, he expertly captures thecharacteristics of Thackeray's satirical society. Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Herowas first published in 184748, satirising society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes from John Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. Vanity fair refers to a stop along the pilgrim's progress: a never-ending fair held in a town called Vanity, which is meant to represent man's sinful attachment to worldly things. Like many novels of the time, Vanity Fair was published as a serial before being sold in book form; it was printed in 20 monthly parts between January 1847 and July 1848. The parts resembled pamphlets, and contained the text of several chapters between outer pages of steel-plate engravings and advertising. Woodcut engravings, which could be set along with normal moveable type, appeared within the text. The same engraved illustration appeared on the canary-yellow cover of each monthly part; this colour became Thackeray's signature (as a light blue-green was Dickens'), allowing passers-by to notice a new Thackeray number in a bookstall from a distance. Vanity Fair was the first work that Thackeray published under his own name, and was extremely well received at the time. The original monthly numbers and later bound version featured Thackeray's own illustrations. Thackeray meant the book to be not only entertaining but also instructive, an intention demonstrated through the book's narration and through Thackeray's private correspondence, and even before the last part of the serial was published, critics hailed the work as a literary treasure. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally very good, just some shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Beautifully bright and clean throughout, with just some light spotting to the endpapers and textblock edge. A particularly enjoyable way to enjoy this marvellous novel. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        The Book of the Dead: the papyrus of Ani, scribe and treasurer of the temples of Egypt, about B.C. 1450; a reproduction in facsimile edited, with hieroglyphic transcript, translation and introduction by Sir E.A. Wallis Budge, keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian antiquities in the British Museum

      The Medici Society Ltd, 1913 - 37 folding colour plates Two volumes Large 8vo Cloth with the slightest wear, light foxing throughout, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy in like dust-wrappers; neat ownership inscription in each volume, bookseller’s small label First issued 1894-1895 with a separate folio volume for the plates. Original red blindstamped cloth, spines lettered in gilt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Orientalisches Archiv. Illustrierte Zeitschrift für Kunst, Kulturgeschichte und Völkerkunde der Länder des Ostens (3 Volumes)

      Verlag von Karl W. Hiersemann, Leipzig 1913 - Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Complete 3 volume set. Text clean and in GERMAN. Band I: 1910/1911. Band II: 1911/1912. Band III: 1912/1913. Light foxing to edges of text-block. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Boards lightly soiled with sunning. Band I: ex-library. Bookplate on front pastedown with pocket and circulation slip on rear endpages. Stamps to edges of text-block. Small closed tears and fraying to spine ends. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 112537. Oversized: International and expedited shipping may require additional postage. Please inquire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Dusty Bookshelf]
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        Die Graphischen Künste. Herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst. XXXVI. Jahrgang.

      Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst., Wien. 1913 - Folio. Original gilt-lettered morocco backed marbled boards. Minimal library marking; Shelf-mark to spine, stamp to title-page. Covers a little rubbed, end-papers foxed. Article on Marius Bauer by Hermann Struck, with an original etched portrait of the artist by Struck. An article on Alfred East, with an original etching 'On the banks of the Seine'. An article on Oskar Laske, with original etchings 'Fischmarkt in Brügge' and 'Daniel in der löwengrube'. A translation of a text by Redon. An article on Fritz Pontini, with an original etching 'Am Chiemsee'. An article on Charles Conder. Original etchings by Franz Hofer, Fritz Silberbauer and Josef Uhl. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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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. pp. 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 Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

      Constable & Co. Ltd 1913, London - 290pp. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Limited to 100 copies, of which this is number 12. Signed by W. Heath Robinson. Recently handsomely rebound in a richly gilt-illustrated red morocco at the Chelsea Bindery, with ornamental gilt stamping on front, raised gilt bands on spine, gilt line along edges and dentelling on the endpapers. Wonderful illustrations: 94 in black and white, and 16 in full colour. Gorgeous.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        Konvolut von 40 Bänden "Die Mischna" Text, Übersetzung und ausführliche Erklärung. Mit eingehenden geschichtlichen und sprachlichen Einleitungen und textkritischen Anhängen, herausgegeben von Prof. D. Dr. Georg Beer, Prof D. Oscar Holtzmann, Prof. Dr. Krauß, später von Karl Heinrich Rengstorf, Leonhard Rost, I. Seder (Zeraim), 2. bis 22. Traktat; 2. Seder (Mo ed), 1. bis 3., 5. bis 8. & 11. Traktat; 3. Seder (Naschim), 1., 4. & 6. Traktat; 4. Seder (Nezikim), 1. bis 5. & 9. Traktat; 5. Seder (Qodaschim), 5., 9. bis 11. Traktat; 6. Seder (Toharot), 1. bis 2., 4. bis 5., 7., 10. bis 12. Traktat,,

      Gießen, Alfred Töpelmann 1913-1988. - Aus der Bibliothek Prof. Wolfgang Pöhlmann (Tübingen). - Titel der Einzeltraktate: I. Seder. Zeraim, 2. Traktat: Pea (Vom Ackerwinkel), von Walter Bauer; 3. Traktat: Dammai (Vom Zweifelhaften), von Walter Bauer; 4. Traktat: Kil ajim (Verbotene Mischgattungen), von Karl Albrecht; 5. Traktat: Schebiit (Vom Sabbatjahr), von Dietrich Correns; 6. Traktat: Terumot (Priesterheben), von Eberhard Güting; 7./8. Traktat: Maaserot / Maaser Scheni (Vom Zehnten / Vom zweiten Zehnten), von Wolfgang Bunte; 9. Traktat: Challa (Teighebe), von Karl Albrecht; 10. Traktat: Orla (Vorhaut), von Karl Albrecht; 11. Traktat: Bikkurim (Erstlinge), von Karl Albrecht; II. Seder. Mo ed, 1. Traktat: Schabbat (Sabbat), von Wilhelm Nowack; 2. Traktat: Erubin (Vermischungen), von Wilhelm Nowack; 3. Traktat: Pesachim (Ostern), von Georg Beer; 5. Traktat: Joma (Der Versöhnungstag), von Johannes Meinhold; 6. Traktat: Sukka (Laubhüttenfest), von Hans Bornhäuser; 7. Traktat: Besa (Ei), von Wolfgang E. Gerber; 8. Traktat: Rosch ha-schana (Neujahr), von Paul Fiebig; 11. Traktat: Mo ed qatan (Halbfeiertage), von Eugen Ludwig Rapp; III. Seder. Naschim, 1. Traktat: Jebamot (Von der Schwagerehe), von Karl Heinrich Rengstorf; 4. Traktat: Nazir (Nasiräer), von Maas Boertien; 6. Traktat: Sota (Die des Ehebruchs Verdächtigten), von Hans Bietenhard; IV. Seder. Nezikin, 1. Traktat: Baba qamma ("Erster Pforte" des Civilrechts) von Walter Windfuhr; 2. Traktat: Baba meßia ("Mittlere Pforte" des Civilrechts), von Walter Windfuhr; 3. Traktat: Baba batra ("Letzte Pforte" des Civilrechts), von Walter Windfuhr; 4./ 5. Traktat: Sanhedrin-Makot (Hoher Rat / Prügelstrafe), von Samuel Krauß; 9. Traktat: Abôt (Väter), von Karl Marti und Georg Beer; 10. Traktat: Horajot (Entscheidungen), von Walter Windfuhr; V. Seder. Qodaschin, 5. Traktat: Arakin (Schätzungen), von Michael Krupp; 9. Traktat: Tamid (Vom täglichen Gemeindeopfer), von Oskar Holtzmann; 10. Traktat: Middot (Von den Maßen des Tempels), von Oscar Holtzmann; 11. Traktat: Qinnim (Von den Vogelopfern), von Oscar Holtzmann; VI. Seder. Toharot, 1. Traktat: Kelim (gefässe), von Wolfgang Bunte; 2. Traktat: Ohalot (Zelte), von Wolfgang Bunte; 4. Traktat: Para (Die rote Kuh), von Günter Mayer; 5. Traktat: Toharot (Reinheiten), von Wolfgang Bunte; 7. Traktat: Nidda (Unreinheit der Frau), von Benyamin Z. Barslai; 9. Traktat: Zabim (Die mit Samenfluß Behafteten), von Wolfgang Bunte; 10. Traktat: Tebul Jom (Der am selben Tage Untergetauchte), von Gerhard Lisowsky; 11. Traktat: Jadajim (Hände), von Gerhard Lisowsky; 12. Traktat: Uksim (Stiele), von Gerhard Lisowsky). - Bei acht Bänden sind die Seiten unbeschnitten. - Einbände etwas berieben. Name auf den Titelseiten. Einige Rücken etwas angeplatzt sowie mit kleineren Einrissen an Fuß und Kapital. Papier etwas gedunkelt. II. Seder, 6. Tractat: Einband lose, Buchblock an mehreren Stellen geteilt. Sonst guter Zustand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 11600 Gr. 8° (24,5 x 17 cm), Orig.-Kartoneinbände.

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        Ecrit en Chine

      Paris, Floury Editeur 1913 - Livre d'occasion 25,8 x 19,2 cm, broché, couv. rempliée bleue, 304 pp. Ouvrage composé de lettres écrites en 1909 et 1910 relatant le voyage de l'auteur en Chine et sa relation avec Victor Segalen à qui l'ouvrage est dédié. Condition : Edition originale dont le tirage fut limité à 300 ex. num. sur alfa (et un exemplaire sur Japon réservé à l'auteur, non indiqué au colophon). Exemplaire en parfait état enrichi d'un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE de l'auteur à l'écrivain Jules Marsan. 600g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Vom Kohlenstoff. Vorlesungen über die Grundlagen der reinen und angewandten Chemie. Übersetzt von H. Barschall. Mit einem Vorwort von F. Haber.

      Halle (Saale), W. Knapp, 1913.. O-Halbleineneinband mit Kleisterpapierdeckeln, Einband wenige Gebrauchsspuren, XIV, 324 Seiten mit 52 Abbildungen, wenige schwache Bleistiftanstreichungen im Text, 8°..

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        Indian Currency and Finance

      London: Macmillan,, 1913. Octavo. Original red-brown cloth, titles and double ruling to spine gilt, double ruling continuing along boards in blind. With one folding chart. Extremities a bit rubbed, spine somewhat darkened with small nick to head, corners slightly bumped, endpapers lightly foxed, text block mildly toned. Otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Between 1906 and 1908, Keynes served as a civil servant with the India Office in Whitehall; while he did not find the work to his liking it did contribute to his first published book on economics.

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        The North Pole and Bradley Land

      Campion and Company, Philadelphia - 1913, 1st Edition. () Very good. 91,(3). Tall Octavo (approximately 26.5cm tall) in original gilt lettered brick red cloth; top edge gilt. Spine slightly darkened. Scarce in this condition. "With the compliments of the author" slip tipped at front. Arctic Bibl. 999. An attempt by the author to prove that Cook was the first to reach the North Pole. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Fêtes galantes.

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs A Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur 1913 - Dessins et Eaux-Fortes de Léon Lebègue. 24 eaux-fortes hors texte (dont la couverture) et 52 dessins. Édition tirée à 512 exemplaires. Celui-ci (n° 114) un des 95 sur JAPON IMPÉRIAL contenant 2 états des eaux-fortes, dont l'avant-lettre avec remarques, et le tirage à part en bistre, sur CHINE, des en-têtes et culs-de-lampe. Paris, Librairie des Amateurs A Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur 1913. Ouvrage broché sous couverture illustrée (en 2 états). Chemise dos toilée avec étiquette de titre. Étui cartonné. Très bon état. Format in-8°(24x16). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Bell and Cockburn, Toronto 1913 - First Canadian Edition Bell and Cockburn, Toronto 1913, ads at rear dated July 1913. Half title. Excellent clean and bright copy, neat previous owner's name on end blank, very faint foxing to early few leaves, else clean bright and fresh.viii, 406pp [2] 31pp ads [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Original Annotated Photographs of Theodore Roosevelt In Argentina, Reviewing The Troops At Campo De Mayo, October 12, 1913

      Np: Privately printed, 1913. Only Edition. Photographs. Very good. A Collection of Seventeen (17) Original Photographs From Theodore Roosevelt's Review of The Argentinean Troops at Campo de Mayo on October 12, 1913. Each photograph is approx. 3.5" x 5.5" (postcard size) and is annotated on the verso by a member of TR's group. We are confident that these photographs have never been published. We are unable to say who wrote the descriptions. Traveling with the Ex-President was Frank Harper, TR's Secretary. He soon would be taken ill and have to leave the expedition. I do not believe that the writing is in Harper's hand as TR is referred to often as "Ted". That seems a bit too familiar for their relationship. Nor are the annotations in son Kermit's or wife Edith's hand either. They would also not have referred to him as "Ted". Here is a list of the images by number with the annotations quoted; 1. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 The mounted band of the Lancers passing the stand" (In a later hand) Review in honor of Teddy Roosevelt" 2. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Ted after the review, returning from review to enter his carriage" 3. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Ted & his reviewing party from the rear" 4. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Ted is in the carriage in the center. You can just see his hat. After the review & returning to the RR Station" 5. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Ted & his reviewing party" 6. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 The reviewing party. Ted alongside man pointing" 7. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 The Charge of the Cavalry" 8. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Artillery passing the reviewing stand" 9. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Exercises of Cavalry for T Roosevelt & Party" 10. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Exercises of the Lancers. See the man spearing the dummy on the ground while going full speed" 11. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Troop of Lancers passing reviewing stand" 12. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Cavalry grouped, after exercises & singing with the band while returning to quarters. (Honor of Ted)" 13. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 T. Roosevelt boarding carriage after the review" 14. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Effects of sham battle. Raining all thru the exercises & very gray day. Note how smoke hugs the ground" 15. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Troop of Lancers; Artillery to left in the distance" 16. "Campo de Mayo, Arg Nov 1913 Artillery passing the stand" 17. "B. Aires Nov 1913 The "Dirreccion de la Instruccion Publica", (Public Instruction)" T. Following Theodore Roosevelt's unsuccessful Bull Moose Party run for the Presidency in 1912, the former President wrote his Autobiography and then embarked on his last great adventure in Wilderness. He and son, Kermit, joined a group of Brazilian soldiers commanded by Colonel Candido Rondon, scientists from the American Museum of Natural History, Brazilian naturalists, and common laborers in an expedition to explore the Rio da Duvida, the River of Doubt. A tributary of the Amazon, it flows through a rain forest wilderness where the only residents in 1913 were native Brazilian indians, not particularly friendly to their rival tribes or the Brazilians in general. This trip nearly cost TR his life. It certainly contributed to his early death just five years following, but it provided him as he said, "My last chance to be a boy"! The Rondon-Roosevelt Expedition of 1913-1914 answered the questions about this river, later renamed the Rio Teodoro. This adventure has been wonderfully chronicled by Candace Millard in River of Doubt, Joseph Ornig in My Last Chance To Be A Boy and of course, Theodore Roosevelt in Through The Brazilian Wilderness. Prior to their departure onto the River, before the real business of exploration began, TR was feted wherever he traveled through South America. He visited Buenos Aires, on October 12th, he spoke before an enthusiastic crowd of over 6000 guests at a dinner that evening. Earlier that day, he reviewed the Argentinean Troops at Campo de Mayo just outside the city. Joseph Ornig describes the moment; "The high point of Roosevelt's stay in Buenos Aires came on October 12, when he attended military maneuvers at Campo De Mayo, the big Argentine army training camp outside the capital. Drenching rains and high winds did nothing to lessen T.R.s enthusiasm. Surrounded by a hundred staff officers he was reported to be "as cheery as ever", taking the salute from infantry regiments that marched by singing patriotic songs. The bad weather did not prevent several primitive biplanes from circling overhead, one daring pilot buzzed the reviewing stand, causing everyone - including Roosevelt - to duck. Afterward T.R. stood in the rain and chatted with those soldiers who spoke English, complimenting them on their spirit. At the officers club he presented his hosts with a bust of the American Civil War Gen. Philip Sheridan, a gift of the United States Army officer corps. The sculpture was by a then little-known artist named Gutzon Borglum who 30 years later would carve Roosevelt's face in gigantic scale on a mountainside in South Dakota

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        Beleuchtungskörperfabrik - Stanzwerk. Berlin SO 26. Katalog E. Elektrische Beleuchtungskörper. Mit zahlr., einigen ganzseit. Abb. Berlin, ca. 1925. Quer-4to. (24,0 x 32,7 cm). Titel, 128 S., 7 S. Preisliste. Flexibler, farbig geprägter Orig.-Karton.

      . . Die Firma ist lt. Berliner Adressbüchern von 1913 bis ca. 1930 unter der genannten Adresse Elisabeth-Ufer 28-29 nachweisbar (vorher in der Oranienstr. 187). Sie stellte die Lampen aus Bronze, Eisen u. Altmessing her u. hatte auch eine Abteilung für Stanzartikel. Es finden sich vor allem Hängelampen (S. 1-102), Decken- u. Wandleuchten (S. 103-112) sowie meist kleine Stehlampen (S. 113-126). Auf den Tafeln meist mit Größen- u. Farbangaben, die Preisliste verzeichnet auch die Gewichte für Messing, Eisen, Glas u. Seide u. enthält Lampen zum Preis von 4 bis 1683 Mark. - Inhaber der Firma war H. Pickenbach. Preisliste u. letztes Blatt (Inhalt) gebräunt, 2 Blatt der Preisliste lose. Sonst sehr gut erhalten.

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        Landschaft in Süd-Ost Asien

      o. O., 1913.. 1913 (?). Original Graphik. Rechts unten m. bleistiftsigniert "Orlik 13" und l. u. im äusseren Rand mit Bleistift: "G28/13". Im Hintergrund Berglandschaft mit in der Mitte ein See mit Verbindungsstrasse und einer Brücke; etwas Schiffsstaffage. In der Platte ca. 20.0 x 30.0. Die Vorstellung frisch erhalten, das Papier (van Gelder) mit etwas Randbräunung.

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        seder Hagada shel Pesakh Gebete für den häuslichen Gottesdienst am ersten und zweiten Abende des Pessachfestes. Mit acht Illustrationen. Zeiundzwanzigste verbesserte Auflage. ][Passover Hggadah]

      Publisher: Jakob B. Brandeis. Richard Brandeis Press, Prague und Breslaue 1913 - Yudlov 2587. German and Hebrew in parallel columns on each page. The gilt image on the front cover is of the Neue Synagogue that stood on Oranienburger Strasse, Berlin. The Neue Synagoge ("New Synagogue") was built 1859 -1866 as the main synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community, on Oranienburger Straße. Because of its splendid eastern Moorish style and resemblance to the Alhambra, it is an important architectural monument of the second half of the 19th century in Berlin. The building was designed by Eduard Knoblauch. Following Knoblauch's death in 1865, Friedrich August Stüler took responsibility for the majority of its construction as well as for its interior arrangement and design. It was inaugurated in the presence of Count Otto von Bismarck, then Minister President of Prussia, in 1866. One of the few synagogues to survive Kristallnacht, it was badly damaged prior to and during World War II and subsequently much was demolished; the present building on the site is a reconstruction of the ruined street frontage with its entrance, dome and towers, and only a few rooms behind. It is truncated before the point where the main hall of the synagogue began. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kandinsky 1901-1913

      Berlin: Verlag Der Strum, 1913. First Edition. Book includes 75 illustrations, A poem, "An Kandinsky," by Albert Verwey, Kandinsky's "Rückblick" (autobiography) and other writings. Good to very good, spine has some wear and there is minor scuffing on cover. clean inside

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        L'argent suite.

      Cahiers de la quinzaine 1913 - - Cahiers de la quinzaine, Paris 1913, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi toile crème, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin chocolat comportant une éraflure, plats de papier marbré, couvertures doublées conservées, reliure signée de Gauché. Rare envoi autographe signé de l&#39 auteur, courant sur deux pages, à Gounelle : " Mardi 29 Avril 1913, cher monsieur Gounelle voici encore un cahier emporté dans les présentes tempêtes. Je suis votre affectueusement dévoué Péguy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fabrique Automobile Belge. Bruxelles.

      Paris: Mabileau & Co 1913 - Hand-coloured pochoir print. Dimensions: 895 mm x 450 mm. (35.25 by 17.75 inches). The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Tennis. Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut 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 Montaut, Ernest's wife, joined him in his work 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 also used the name "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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        The Interpretation of Dreams

      Macmillan, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Macmillan, 1913. First English language Edition, First Printing. Rare with integral title page, but lacking the printer's imprint on the verso and the errata slip on page 1. In about Very Good condition, as issued without a dust jacket. Lightly age toned pages, with foxing to edges and end papers. Front hinge tender. Offsetting to front end sheet, with two small puncture holes at the top from a staple. Spine lightly sunned, with fraying to the ends. Gilt lettering strong, except for at publisher's imprint at base of spine. Boards show light scuffing and wear. Fraying to corners. A nice copy overall, presents well. Marks the first appearance of Freud's greatest work in English, translated from the third German edition.

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        Old Curiosity Shop, The

      1913. One of 350 Copies Signed by Frank Reynolds[REYNOLDS, Frank, illustrator]. DICKENS, Charles. The Old Curiosity Shop. Illustrated in Colour by Frank Reynolds. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., 1913]. First edition thus. Limited to 350 numbered copies, signed by the artist (this copy not numbered). Large quarto (11 5/16 x 9 inches; 287 x 225 mm.). [8], 359, [1, blank] pp. Twenty-one mounted color plates (including frontispiece), with descriptive tissue guards. Illustrated title-page.Publishers full vellum over boards lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Gilt and black vignette on front cover. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Pictorial endpapers. Typical light soiling to vellum. Otherwise a bright, near fine copy.Frank Reynolds (1876-1953) studied at Heatherley's School of Art and upon graduation began working for the Illustrated London News. He also produced cartoons for several other journals. He began contributing to Punch in 1906. He also provided the illustrations to later editions of books by Charles Dickens, including David Copperfield (1911), The Pickwick Papers (1910) and The Old Curiosity Shop (1913), during the golden age of lavishly produced gift book. A fellow cartoonist, Cyril Bird, once described Reynolds as "a latter-day" John Leech. Reynolds contributed to several journals including The London Magazine, The Sketch and the The Windsor Magazine. In later years Reynolds concentrated on book illustration, including The Golf Book (1932), Off to the Pictures (1937) and Hamish McDuff (1937). Gimbel B100.

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        On the Structure of the Atom: an Investigation of the Stability and Periods of Oscillation of a number of Corpuscles arranged at equal intervals around the Circumference of a Circle; with Application of the results to the Theory of Atomic Structure" (Thomson) WITH "On Double Refraction in Matter moving through the Aether" (Brace) in The Philosophical Magazine and Journal, Vol. VII, Sixth Series, January-June 1904, pp. 237-265 (Thomson) and pp. 317-329 (Brace)

      - FIRST EDITION OF J. J. THOMSON'S 'PLUM PUDDING MODEL': "THE MOST WIDELY ACCEPTED THEORY OF ATOMIC STRUCTURE UP TO ABOUT 1913" (Peacock, The Quantum Revolution, 34). In the search for an atomic model, a number of physicists "proposed atomic models with a central positive core and electrons either orbiting around it like planets around the sun or like the rings of Saturn. But none of these models could explain either the stability of the atom or the observed rules of the spectral lines" (ibid). The physicist J. J. Thomson "imagined that the electrons were embedded like plums throughout a pudding of uniform positive charge, with the number of electrons equal to the atomic number of the atom, so that the overall charge would add up to zero. At this point there was no clear evidence that positive charge comes in discrete corpuscles. Thomson imagined the electrons to be swarming around in shells or rings in such a way that their electrostatic repulsions balanced, and he was encouraged by the fact that with some mathematical fudging he could get the structure of the shells to suggest the layout of the periodic table of the elements. The model was quite unable to predict the frequencies of observed spectral lines. But Thomson's model did at least give some account of the stability of the atom, and in the period of about 1904-1909, with still no direct evidence for the existence of a central positive core, the Thomson model seemed like the best bet" (ibid). The Plum Pudding Model was abandoned with the later discovery of the atomic nucleus. J. J. Thomson wib tge 1906 Nobel Prize in Physics. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor and Francis. Entire volume. Ex-libris and bearing occasional light stamp within. New end papers. No marks at the spine whatsoever. Octavo (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). [viii], 720, [6]. 27 plates. Handsomely rebound in three quarter calf over gilt-ruled maroon paper boards. Four gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine. Gilt devices in the spine compartments. Gilt-lettered red and black spine labels. Tightly and very solidly bound. An occasional spot within, quite minor. Very good condition in every way.

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        Annals of the King's Royal Rifle Corps - Volumes 1 to 3 (taking the history to 1873) and Appendix on dress. Extra illustrated and in a fine binding

      London: Smith Elder, first edition set , 1913. 4 volumes published between 1913 and 1923. Colour and other plates, maps. Specially bound in half morocco for Astley Terry (co-author of the appendix volume) and with 65 extra illustrations including 7 colour plates taken from Heath's Wellington's Victories. Relevant correspondence from S M Milne and other notes neatly inserted.

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        Wild Life in Central Africa

      London: The Field and Queen (Horace Cox), [circa 1913] 8vo, xvi, 284, [4, advertisements] pages with a table; 48 photographic plates. Original green cloth stamped in black and gilt, text recased as it was a little loose, and a few plates carefully re-inserted. A very pleasant copy of a very scarce book in any condition. First edition of this fascinating if rather gruesome catalogue of wild animals shot by the author. The frontispiece of a (dead) one-tusked elephant is used for the cover design. Lyell wrote or co-authored four books on African big game hunting.

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        Mother Goose

      London: Heinemann, [1913]. Signed, limited edition, numbered. 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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        My Days With the Fairies

      1913. An Enlarged Life With Dulac's Fairies[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. STAWELL, Mrs. Rodolph. My Days With the Fairies. A New and Enlarged Edition of "Fairies I Have Met." Illustrated in Colour by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [1913]. New and enlarged edition. Octavo (7 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches; 202 x 149 mm). 169, [1, blank], [1, printer's slug], [1, blank] pp. Eight color plates tipped-in on large tan textured stock with green line frames and captioned tissue guards with fairy vignette. Publisher's lavender cloth, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt. Minimal rubbing to extremities. A near fine copy."Fairies I Have Met was reviewed in Outlook in its Literary Supplement of New Children's Books, November 9, 1907. The reviewer spoke of the book as 'charmingly illustrated in colour by Edmund Dulac.' It would be hard to disagree. The new and enlarged edition of 1913 [reprinted here] was reviewed most favorably in Church Times and Spectator. With the pictures here, Dulac displays a style much more humorous and whimsical than that of his illustrations for the Bronte novels two years earlier. The subjects are painted at close range, in deep colours, creating bolder designs and showing much detail, as opposed to the distant misty room or landscape scenery of the Bronte work" (Hughey).Hughey 15d.

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        John Barleycorn

      The Century Company, New York 1913 - First Edition, First Printing. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with some wear to the spine and edges. Overall, a wonderful copy lacking the scarce dustjacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      The Imprint Publishing Co, London 1913 - 4to. stiff paper wrappers, enclosed in two later cloth solander cases with cloth sleaves. Complete set of all nine issues, all published. An extremely important periodical devoted to the book arts, especially typography and illustration. Articles by Stanley Morison, the Meynells, Johnson, Mason and others. Reprints part of Dibdin's Bibliomania. Includes paper specimens, title page design competitions and other paragraphs on the book arts. Covers are detached and chipped along edges with tape repairs. stiff paper wrappers, enclosed in two later cloth solander cases with cloth sleaves [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le grand Meaulnes, 1913, Edition Originale, Reliure plein Chagrin

      Emile Paul 1913 EDITION ORIGINALE, comportant les caractéristiques de la première émission: table des matières datée de septembre 1913 (imprimerie Chaix rue Bergère, 20, Paris. - 15822 - 9 - 13) et l'erreur de la page 133 : Chapitre I au lieu de chapitre II. Publié par Emile Paul en Septembre 2013, reliure plein chagrin en bon état avec le nom de l?auteur et le titre gravé à l?or fin (sans conservation de la couverture d?origine), intérieur en très bon état à l?exception de la mention manuscrite « mort pour la patrie » sur la page de titre au dessous du nom de l?auteur, format in 12, 366 pages.

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      Direzione del Movimento Futurista 11 maggio 1913 Manifesto, cm. 23x29, pp. (4). "Per immaginazione senza fili, io intendo la liberta' assoluta delle immagini o analogie, espresse con parole slegate e senza fili conduttori sintattici (..) L'immaginazione senza fili e le parole in liberta' c'introdurranno nell'essenza della materia. (..) Invece di umanizzare animale, vegetali, minerali (sistema ormai sorpassato) noi potremo animalizzare, vegetalizzare, mineralizzare, elettrizzare o liquefare lo stile, facendolo vivere in un certo modo della vita stessa della materia". Edizione originale. In buono stato (good copy). .

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        Order of the Brilliant Star.

      Zanzibar and London, 1913.. Insignia of the Third Class of the Order of the Brilliant Star, stored in custom-made red morocco case with gilt cover, lined in silk and purple felt (Elkington & Co., London). Includes: Letter of bestowal in Arabic. Form printed in gold and filled in in black ink (6 May 1913). Foreign Office letter announcing Royal permission to wear the decoration (T.D.S., 9 July 1913). Royal Warrant to accept and wear the insignia, signed by King George V and Reginald McKenna as Home Secretary (T.D.S., 21 July 1913). Additional material.. The Insignia of the Third Class of the Order of the Brilliant Star as conferred upon the British diplomat Edward William Paget Thurstan (1880-1947). The Star was bestowed in the early days of the long reign of Khalifa bin Harub Al-Said of Zanzibar, who ruled from December 1911 to October 1960. The Arabic dynasty of the Al-Saids ruled Zanzibar until the revolution of 1964. Khalifa bin Harub (r. 1911-60), ninth Sultan of Zanzibar, was descended from Said ibn Sultan (1790-1856), the last of the dynasty whose empire included not only Muscat and Oman, but also Zanzibar, where he had established his capital in 1840. Upon Said's death his realm had been divided: his third son, Thuwaini, succeeded him as Sultan of Muscat and Oman; and his sixth son, Majid, became Sultan of the wealthier Zanzibar. Long an area in which the British Empire exerted paramount influence, Zanzibar became a British protectorate in 1890. - Includes a later T.D.S. from Buckingham Palace to Thurstan (now C.M.G.), forwarding a medal "to be worn in commemmoration of Their Majesties' Silver Jubilee 6th May, 1935".

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        My Days With the Fairies

      1913. An Enlarged Life With Dulac's Fairies[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. STAWELL, Mrs. Rodolph. My Days With the Fairies. A New and Enlarged Edition of "Fairies I Have Met." Illustrated in Colour by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [1913]. New and enlarged edition. Octavo (7 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches; 202 x 149 mm). 169, [1, blank], [1, printer's slug], [1, blank] pp. Eight color plates tipped-in on large tan textured stock with green line frames and captioned tissue guards with fairy vignette. Publisher's lavender cloth, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt. Minimal rubbing to extremities. A near fine copy."Fairies I Have Met was reviewed in Outlook in its Literary Supplement of New Children's Books, November 9, 1907. The reviewer spoke of the book as 'charmingly illustrated in colour by Edmund Dulac.' It would be hard to disagree. The new and enlarged edition of 1913 [reprinted here] was reviewed most favorably in Church Times and Spectator. With the pictures here, Dulac displays a style much more humorous and whimsical than that of his illustrations for the Bronte novels two years earlier. The subjects are painted at close range, in deep colours, creating bolder designs and showing much detail, as opposed to the distant misty room or landscape scenery of the Bronte work" (Hughey).Hughey 15d.

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        Pollyanna (First Impression)

      Boston, MA: L. C. Page & Co, 1913. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No. Stockton Mulford. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and border on cover and along spine. Mellowing along spine. Binding tight and square; contents clean and unmarked except for small penned name on front inside cover and penciled gift inscription on flyleaf. No dust jacket. 310 pp. plus publisher advertising. Illustrated by Stockton Mulford. "First Impression, February, 1913" on copyright page; "MDCCCXIII" on Title Page". Rare. Additional photos available upon request.

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