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        THE CURIOUS LORE OF PRECIOUS STONES

      Lippincott 1913 Very light rubbing to corners, not obtrusive ; Blue dark blue cloth boards and spine with light blue lettering and gilt decorative design. Top edge gilt. Numerous illustrations in color and b&w. A very rare book (especially in this condition) by the well known American mineralogist that landed a job at Tiffany & Co. And was vice president of this company by the age of 23. INSCRIBED by Kunz on the front free endpaper: "Renee Dupont Esq. With the sincere regards of the author. George F. Kunz. New York 15 Jan 1920." ; 8vo; xiv, 406 pages

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        Werke (in 3 Abteilungen = Große Gesamtausgabe). Mischauflage (Bde 13, 17, 18 und 19 enthalten Erstdrucke). 18 Bände (von insges. 20 der Edition; es fehlen Bd 16 und das Register, dieses erst 1926 erschienen).

      Mit insges. 2 Porträts und 4 Faksimiles. Gr.8°. OHLeder (mit 2 Rückenschildern und etwas -vergoldung) bzw. OHLeinen (4 Bände). Teils etwas berieben; bei den Bdn 1, 3 und 6 Kapitale mit farblich angepassten Lederstreifchen verstärkt; bei den Bdn 1, 2, 7, 11 und 12 Gelenke an den Kapitalen mit Einrissen, diese fixiert; bei den Bdn 4, 14 und 15 Kapitale mit kleineren Fehlstellen; Rücken schwach verblaßt. Die Schäden sind wohl eher auf das verwendete Material und/oder mangelnde bzw. fehlerhafte Buchpflege als auf intensiven Gebrauch zurückzuführen; trotz der Mängel ordentliches Exemplar. Mit Widmungs-/Grußkärtchen: "Im Auftrag von Frau Dr. E. Förster-Nietzsche Naumburg a. d. S. Groschlitzer Str. 7"; Bd 12 mit dem Exlibris des Schriftstellers Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski. Ziegenfuß II, 216.

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        On the Quantum Theory of Radiation and the Structure of the Atom.[London: Taylor & Francis], 1915. First edition.

      Author's presentation offprint, inscribed by Bohr to Prof. Biilmann, of this seminal paper in which Bohr introduced the concept of 'stationary state'. <br/><br/> Soon after the completion of Bohr's great trilogy on atomic constitution had appeared in November 1913, Moseley began to carry out experiments on X-ray spectra. Among other things, he found that the frequency of the K<sub>&alpha;</sub>-line followed a Balmer-type formula similar to those which had inspired Bohr to develop his theory of atomic structure. In this paper Bohr attempts an explanation of this formula, refuting Moseley's suggestion that the lines might be caused by several electrons jumping simultaneously (See Pais 182).<br/><br/> "Moseley was later killed in a war-related incident, a death that shocked Bohr and the entire scientific community.... coping with the calamity of his colleague's death and the constant pressures created by the war, Bohr had to frequently revise and refine his atomic model in light of new discoveries. One significant paper, 'On the Quantum Theory of Radiation and the Structure of the Atom,' added more specific details about atomic states. For example, Bohr had earlier made the argument that electrons could jump from one orbit to another as energy was emitted or absorbed. In this paper, he theorized that an atom possesses stationary states in which energy was neither emitted nor absorbed. Any emission or absorption that did occur, such as might induce an electron to jump, would correspond to the transition between two stationary states." (http://www.sparknotes.com/biography/bohr/section4.rhtml)<br/><br/> "Franck and Hertz unwittingly provided an independent confirmation of the concept of stationary state. In 1914 they observed an energy threshold in the electron-stopping power of mercury vapor. This threshold, Bohr explained the following year [in the present paper], corresponded to a transition between the normal state and another (first excited) stationary state of the mercury atom (and not, as Franck and Hertz had originally thought, to the ionization of the atom)." (http://content.cdlib.org/xtf/view?docId=ft4t1nb2gv&chunk.id=d0e5922&toc.depth=1&toc.id=d0e5922&brand=eschol).. Offprint from the Philosophical Magazine, vol. xxx, September 1915, pp. [i], 394-415 [1:blank], 8vo (222 x 145 mm), original printed orange wrappers, with inscription in Bohr's hand 'Hr. Prof. E. Biilmann // ærbødigst fra Forf.', with numbering to the upper left corner of the front wrapper, from the library of the Danish chemist Prof. Einar Biilmann (1873-1946)

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        L&#39;ARCHITECTURE & LA DECORATION FRANCAISES AUX XVIIIe & XIXe SIECLES

      Paris: Editions Albert Morance, Librairie Centrale D&#39;Art et A&#39;Architecture, (c.1913-14). All plates clean and bright, portfolios VG. Three series in three portfolios. Tall folio (20 1/2" tall). Each portfolio with half-title and title page and introductory text. I: 80 plates; II: 80 plates; III: 78 plates. Plates from photos. Complete. Portfolios of titled tan boards with gilt-titled red cloth spines and string ties Louis Dimier&#39;s name printed on third series only. & Quite scarce in nice condition and complete.

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        Condecoraciones militares y civiles de España.Legislacion,anotado y concordada,de todas las ordenes.Merito militar y toison de oro.Carlos III.Cruz Roja.Damas Nobles de la reina Maria Luisa Maria Cristina.Merito Agricola.Merito Naval.Orden de San .

      Juan Pérez Torres, Madrid 1913 - pasta española época bien conservada con nervios y tejuelo 2 láminas color, Palau 319864, 3 Tomos en un Volúmen. Fernando.Alfonso XII.Beneficiencia.Isabel la Católica.Maria Cristina ( Naval ).San Hermenegildo.San Juan de Jerusalen.Medallasconmemorativas y de centenarios de hechos de guerra y para premiar servicios especiales. 842 págs.

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        The Bells and Other Poems. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac

      Hodder and Stoughton, London, c.1913., 1913. Limited Edition to 750 copies of which this No. 315, SIGNED by Dulac. 4to. With 28 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues, plus smaller sepia and black line-drawings. Publisher&#39;s vellum, elaborate gilt design to boards and spine. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed, brown and spotted. Boards warped with light marking, gilt rubbed; browning to end paper. One ribbon detached. Content excellent, plates fine. Held in a protective, later clam shell box of brown cloth with twin green title labels and gilt decoration to morocco spine. Very good. Book Collector No.271, &#39;The Great Illustrators&#39;.

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        FAENZA Bollettino del Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza. Rivista bimestrale di studi storici e di tecnica dell&#39;arte ceramica fondata l&#39;anno 1913 da Gaetano Ballardini.

      Faenza,: Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche,, 1913-2006. In-8, tutta tela e brossura, ben illustrata da tavole fuori testo in bianco e nero e a colori. Di questo importante periodico specializzato, alla quale collaborarono i più insigni studiosi italiani e stranieri, offriamo una collezione pressoche&#146; completa cosi&#146; composta:<br>& dal 1913 al 1942, rilegata in tela (in ristampa anastatica)<br>& dal 1943 al 2006 in brossura (manca il 1946, i numeri 3-4-5-6 del 1947, i numeri 5-6 del 1959 e il n. 6 del 1964).& Disponibili, su richiesta, anche singole annate complete.

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        Princess Badoura. A Tale From the Arabian Nights. Retold by Lawrence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.

      Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, [1913] - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco; title and box design to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, decorative title to front board gilt, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt. A fine copy. With 10 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues. First Large Paper Dulac Edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules, I-III.London: Taylor & Francis, 1913. First editions.

      Extremely rare author's presentation offprints of his great trilogy, which constitutes the birth of modern atomic physics. "Bohr's three-part paper postulated the existence of stationary states of an atomic system whose behavior could be described using classical mechanics, while the transition of the system from one stationary state to another would represent a non-classical process accompanied by emission or absorption of one quantum of homogeneous radiation, the frequency of which was related to its energy by Planck's equation" (Norman).<br/><br/> In his previous paper ('On the Theory of Decrease of Velocity of Moving Electrified Particles on passing through Matter') Bohr had adopted Rutherford's nuclear model of the atom, and had become convinced that it was the peripheral electrons that determined the chemical properties of an element, whereas the nucleus determine the radioactive properties. However, Rutherford's model had an apparent explanatory problem: Why were the negatively charged electrons held away from the positive nucleus? In his doctoral dissertation on the electron theory of metals, Bohr had clarified the limitations of this theory, in particular its ability to explain magnetic properties, and he had shown how this arose from the classical nature of some of its foundations. Bohr strongly expected that the key to solving this problem was to be found in some way of introducing Planck's law of quantum action. <br/><br/> In the beginning of 1913 Bohr heard about Rydberg's remarkable discovery in spectroscopy. Rydberg's formula could represent the frequencies of the lines of the hydrogen spectrum in the simplest form in terms of two integers. As soon as Bohr saw this formula, he immediately recognized that it gave him the missing clue to the correct way to introduce Planck's law of quantum of action into the description of the atomic systems. The rest of the academic year was spent reconstructing the whole theory upon the new foundation and expounding it in a large treatise, which was immediately published as these three papers in the 'Philosophical Magazine'. It was in these papers that Bohr first gave his postulates of the orbital structure of the electrons and their quantized radiation. <br/><br/> Bohr's atomic theory inaugurated two of the most adventurous decades in the history of science. In 1922 Bohr was awarded the Nobel Prize "for his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them".. Three parts. 8vo: (217 x 141 mm). Sewn in original orange wrappers; first and second parts blank, third printed (as issued), third part with printed title, front wrapper of part 1 nearly loose and front wrapper of part 2 starting. First part inscribed in Bohr's hand 'Fra Forfatteren' (From the author), second and third part with his rubberstamp 'Fra Forfatteren'. A fine, completely unrestored, and coherent set, all three with numbering to the upper left corner of the front wrappers, from the library of the Danish chemist Prof. Einar Biilmann (1873-1946)

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        A BOY&#39;S WILL

      London: David Nutt, 1913. First Edition. wraps. Cream linen-paper wrappers a tad darkened, light wear to spine. Still Near Fine. The second issue, binding D of Frost&#39;s first book in cream wraps, one of 716 copies sold by Dunster House in Cambridge, Massachusetts, of a total of 1000 copies printed. This is one of 686 with "Printed in Great Britain" rubber-stamped on the copyright page. Crane A2.

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        Princess Badoura: A Tale from the Arabian Nights

      UK: Hodder & Stoughton. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. Hardback limited edition. One of 750 copies signed by the illustrator Edmund Dulac. A near fine copy with some light wear to the boards and darkening to the spine. All plates present with guards. Slight looseness to one of the gatherings at the front. . Near Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1913.

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        The Bells and Other Poems. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac.

      Hodder and Stoughton, London, c.1913. - Limited Edition to 750 copies of which this No. 315, SIGNED by Dulac. 4to. With 28 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues, plus smaller sepia and black line-drawings. Publisher's vellum, elaborate gilt design to boards and spine. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed, brown and spotted. Boards warped with light marking, gilt rubbed; browning to end paper. One ribbon detached. Content excellent, plates fine. Held in a protective, later clam shell box of brown cloth with twin green title labels and gilt decoration to morocco spine. Very good. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Girls' Home Manual of Cookery, Home Management, Home Nursing and Laundry

      Ministry of Education, Province of British Columbia, Victoria 1913 - 187 pages. Index. Attractive gilt advertisement upon black front board. Few black and white illustrations. Contents secured to boards by original black cord. "Covers a three-years course in Household Science." - from Preface. Above-average but not excessive overall wear. Errata page at front and.memo page at back very heavily worn. Many contemporary hand-written recipes upon nine memo pages at back. Minimal markings to contents, excepting pages 114-115 upon which are handwritten contemporary prices of dozens of grocery items. A worthy copy of this wonderful and very uncommon antiquarian British Columbia household science text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Vampire

      William Rider & Son, Ltd, 1913. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; a fair reading copy; EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION VAMPIRE NOVEL; light bumping to corners of boards and some darkening to spine (which has gilt lettering and bat motif); some cracking to internal front hinge but binding is firm; some scuffing and small stains to cover boards; no writing inside book, title page has small stamp saying &#39;Presentation Copy&#39;; some foxing to first and final pages but almost none on the story pages themselves; coloured frontis picture protected by tissue. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Across Unknown South America.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913 - 2 volumes large octavo (245 × 180 mm) sumptuous Havana pebble-grained morocco publisher's presentation binding, title gilt to the spine and to the upper board together with the coats of arms of Chile, Argentina, Peru and Bolivia gilt, and that of Brazil placed centrally and rendered in colour in gilt, and silver with on-lays of blue and green morocco, all edges gilt, wide gilt foliate roll to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Slight shelf-wear, light scatter of foxing, else very good. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to volume I, and 170 other plates from photographs by the author, and a further 8 coloured coloured plates from his water-colours, one mounted as the frontispiece to volume II, full-page route map, and folding chart of the passage of the Arinos and Arinos-Juruena Rivers. First Edition, this a presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the first blank of vo lume I; "To Sir George Lewis, Bart. with sincere regards of Henry Savage-Landor, London Oct. 3 1918." Account of Savage-Landor's hair-raising exploits in South America, from Rio de Janeiro "he trekked inland into the Northern Mato Grosso in the company of an unruly band of porters who ditched his possessions and stole provisions whenever the opportunity arose. Several times they mutinied and demanded to be released from his employ, only to realize that alone they had no hope of finding their way home" (Howgego). Landor mapped the Rio Arinos, which he descended to the Rio Juruena, continuing to the Rio Tapajós, and entered the Amazon after a "harrowing journey" in which they were rescued from their sinking raft by a rubber planter on his annual excursion upriver. The party descended the Amazon to its mouth at Belém, then re-ascended the river to Peru, crossed the Andes to Lima, thence to Cusco and La Paz, and back to the Pacific at Antofagasta; "There he shipped to Valparaiso, crossed the Andes for the fourth time and made his way overland to Buenos Ayres. The total distance was reckoned by Landor to be 13,750 miles." Savage-Landor was one of the last explorers in the grand style; "Landor's want of training and his impatience to press on with all speed made him an unreliable surveyor, and there were those who impugned the veracity of his hair-raising escapes; but in energy and resourcefulness, in courage and power of endurance, he was the equal of any of the previous generation of great explorers. He scorned special equipment and commonly appeared on a mountain or in a jungle as he would in Bond Street. His contempt for ropes and nailed boots nearly cost him his life mountaineering on several occasions." (ODNB) A superb copy of this remarkable narrative. Howgego IV, L6 (C)

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        Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures

      London: W. Heinemann, 1913. RACKHAM (ARTHUR) Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures, 44 tipped-in colour plates, all perfect, no creases. All tissue guards present. Slightly rubbed to spine extremities, but an unusually good copy.. Very Good. Illus. by RACKHAM (ARTHUR). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead - Complete in 3 volumes - all first editions

      Macmillan, London 1913 - Rare, complete set. Volume 1 was published in 1913, vol 2 in 1922 and vol 3 in 1924. Because of the long period between the publication of each volume it is particularly hard to find a complete set of the true first edition first issues, such as here. Frazer (1854-1941) is often regarded as the father of modern anthropology. He posited that human belief progressed through 3 stages - primitive magic, replaced by religion, in turn replaced by science. Volume 1 details the belief among the aborigines of Australia, the Torres Straits Islands, New Guinea and Melanesia. Vol 2 details the belief among the Polynesians and vol 3 among the Micronesians. These volumes are in very good+ condition. The attractive, original, green hardback polished cloth bindings, with gilt titles on the spines, are in very good order, with only very minor wear and marks, very feint traces of old labels on lower spines and a little light fading. Small blank labels are attached to the backs of the title pages of vols 1 and 2, not obscuring any type. All 3 vols have an old armorial bookplate on the front blank end paper. All outer and inner hinges are very secure and tight, without cracking. The texts are in very good+, tight, clean condition, with NO foxing and only very light age-browning of the blank end pages. Over 1400 pages altogether, with a few adverts at rear for Frazer's other books. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. A heavy set which might require extra postage and insurance according to destination. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magazine RUSSKY BIBLIOFIL ("Russian Bibliophile"). 1913 (Complete year)

      St. Petersburg, 1913 Text in Russian. 4to (11" x 7-3/4") soft covers. Profusely illustrated. All eight issues + Index + Subscription coupon. Uncut / unread. [Rare complete year, especially in such a beautiful condition] Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website..

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        K TREKHSOTLETIYU DOMA ROMANOVYKH ("For the Three Hundred Years [Tercentenary] of the Reign of the House of Romanov".) Album of Portraits and Reproductions of the Famous Paintings. First Edition

      Paris: I. S. Lapin and St. Petersburg: Kul&#39;tura, 1913. Text in Russian. Folio size (16-1/4 x 12-1/4) richly decorated original portfolio containing the book and separate loose sheets of plates. The book on thick paper decorated with ornaments and profusely illustrated with plates (53 illustrations on 11 plates). Also, 63 separate sheets (including decorated Table on Contents). Complete set. Complimentary added three sheets not listed in the Table of Contents. The portfolio needs to be repaired. [Rare]. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        PAMIATNIKI RUSSKOGO ISKUSSTVA MOSKOVSKOY EPOKHI ("Monuments of Russian Architecture of the Moscow Epoch". (Album). First Edition

      St. Petersburg: Bashmakhov, 1913 Text in Russian. Folio (13" x 9-3/4") cloth-backed card covers. Illustrated throughout with plates. Rare. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        The Interpretation of Dreams

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. First English language edition. Near Fine. An excellent, very nearly Fine copy with front inner hinge expertly repaired and a few small spots on the outer edge of the page block. Bright cloth, fresh gilt, square corners, and in all a very nice copy. First printing with the integral title page and "Printed by Ballantyne Hanson & Co. | At the Ballantyne Press in Edinburgh" on the verso. Lacking the tipped in errata slip on p. 1. Translated from the third German edition and released simultaneously in the UK and US markets. & & "This is unquestionably Freud&#39;s greatest single work. It contains all the basic components of psychoanalytic theory and practice: the erotic nature of dreams, the &#39;Oedipus complex&#39;, the libido, and the rest; all related to the background of the &#39;unconscious&#39;, later to be called the &#39;sub-conscious&#39;." (Printing and the Mind of Man, 389, for the first German language edition). Near Fine.

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        ISTORIA TANTSEV ("History of Dances"). Volume I. First Edition

      St. Petersburg, 1913. Illustrations by K. Makovsky, et al. Text in Russian. Folio (12-3/4" x 9-1/2") original cloth decorated to front and spine. Decorated epps. 308, I pp. Profusely illustrated. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        Exhibition Catalogue: POSTOYANNAYA VYSTAVKA SOVREMENNOGO ISKUSSTVA ("Permanent Exhibition of Contemporary Art"). By N. E. Dobychina. First Edition

      St.-Petersburg, 1913. Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. Cover: A. Ostroumova. (Among the participants: N. Altman, D. Burliuk, B. Grigoriev, M. Dobuzhinsky, N. Kulbin, N. Roerich, O. Rozanova, S. Chekhonin, et al.) [Burliuk, David (1882-1967): Well-known Russian Avant-garde artist, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Studied in Munich and Paris. Friend of Mayakovsky. One of the founders of "Knave of Diamonds". After Russian Revolution emigrated. Lived in the United States. Exhibited on futurist exhibitions; after 1917: in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Chekhonin, Sergei (1878-1936 Germany): Well-known Russian and Soviet artist. Painter, graphic artist. Posters, porcelain, bookplates, agitprop. "World of Art", "Dom Iskusstv", "Obshchina Khudozhnikov", AKhRR. Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Dobuzhinsky, Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Lissitzky, Malevich, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Stenberg, Stepanova, Tatlin, etc. - Altman, Nathan (1889-1970): Well-known Russian and Soviet Jewish avant-garde artist. Paintings, graphics, sculpture, theater, posters, book design, porcelain, agitprop. Studied in Odessa and in Paris. Exhibited from 1906 ("World of Art", "Knave of Diamonds", "Union of Youth", etc) in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Filonov, Gabo, Lissitzky, Malevich, Puni (Pougny), Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1925 (Paris) with Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Popova, Rodchenko, etc.. Worked for Jewish theater, illustrated Jewish books. - Grigoriev, Boris (1886-1939): well-known Russian émigré painter and graphic artist. Lived in France. Member of "World of Art", etc. Exhibited from 1909: in 1917 (Moscow) with Lissitzky; 1919 (Petrograd) with Mayakovsky, Puni (Pougny), Rozanova, Filonov, Chagall; in 1920 (Venice) with Archipenko, Goncharova, Larionov, Jawlensky; in 1921 (Paris) with Bakst, Somoff; in 1924 (New York) with Malevich, Popova, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Exter, etc. - Dobuzhinsky, Mstislav (1875-1957): the famous Russian and Lithuanian artist. Graphic artist, painter, theater artist. Studied in Munich. One of major artists of "World of Art". Emigrated in 1925. From 1939 lived in the United States. Exhibited in 1919 (Petrograd) with Al&#39;tman, Boris Grigoriev, Roerich; in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Burliuk, Chagall, Gabo, Kliun, Klutsis, Lissitzky, Malevich, Puni (Pougny), Rozanova, Stepanova, Tatlin; in 1923 (Petrograd) with Chernikhov, Filonov, Larionov I.; in 1924 (New York) with Bakst, Chekhonin; in 1925 (Paris) with Annenkov, Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Popova, Rodchenko, Stenberg, Stepanova, Ilia Zdanevich; in 1929 (Copenhagen) with Benois, Somoff; etc. - Rare] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website. . 1st ed..

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        PETERBURG ("Petersburg"). Artistic-Historical Review

      St. Petersburg: Sv. Evgeniya, 1913 Cover and book decorations by Anna Petrovna Ostroumova-Lebedeva. Text in Russian. 6" x 4-1/4" original thick cloth embossed in gilt to front. 664, 32 pp., Index. Frontispiece, 315 illustrations. Clean and strong, nice looking book. [Rare] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        A Review of the Primates, 3 volumes, complete

      New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1913. First edition. 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.. 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.

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        THE DECORATIVE ART OF LEON BAKST. (With Original Watercolor)

      London: The Fine Art Society, 1913 Artist: Leon [Lev Samoilovich] Bakst (1866-1924). Text in English. Elephant Folio (16" x 11" or 40.5 x 28 cm) original full vellum, embossed with decoration in gilt to boards and spine; top edge gilt, others uncut; slipcase. Frontispiece portrait of Bakst, woodcut headpieces by Bakst, 77 tipped-in color and monochrome plates from original drawings, plus ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR signed by the artist. "Of this Edition de Luxe, containing an Original Drawing in Water-colour by Monsieur Leon Bakst, 80 copies only have been printed for all countries". (Because the book was published in French and English, this copy is probably one of 40 or less). Very Rare copy with original watercolor. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website. . 1st ed./Limited. HB/Slipcase.

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        A BOY&#39;S WILL

      London: David Nutt, 1913.. Printed wrappers. A couple of very faint smudges to upper wrapper, otherwise fine. Folding chemise and cloth slipcase. First edition of the author&#39;s first published book, second issue, binding D, with the four- petaled ornament on the upper wrapper, and the rubber stamp on the verso of page [4]. One of 135 numbered copies, signed by Frost. From the total first printing of ca. 1000 copies, 716 sets of sheets were imported after Nutt&#39;s bankruptcy by Dunster House for distribution in the U.S., of which this is an example. In 1943, Dunster House went out of business, and in its residuary inventory, 135 copies of the book in this binding remained. Herman Cohen, of Chiswick Book Shop, was handling the disposition of the stock, and arranged via Louis H. Cohen of House of Books to have Frost sign and number the copies. Considerations of having them specially bound (thus creating a fifth binding state) were discarded, and the 135 copies (of which this is #131) were distributed in their present form. CRANE A2.

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        Sons and Lovers.

      Duckworth 1913 - FIRST EDITION, very occasional light foxspots and a small nick to the edge of a few leaves, pp. [viii], 423, 20, 8vo, original blue cloth with a few light marks, stamped in gilt with a blind-stamped double-rule border to upper board and publisher&#146;s device to lower, backstrip lettered in gilt with a slender waterstain to centre and a touch of rubbing at tips, slight lean to spine, corners rubbed, top edge dustsoiled and edges toned, free endpapers faintly browned with two ownership inscriptions to flyleaf, good (Roberts A4)

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        THE FAIRY BOOK

      Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1913. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Goble, Warwick. Very good condition with no wrapper. "The best popular fairy stories selected and rendered anew by the author of John Halifax, Gentleman". Originally published in 1863, this is the first edition with Warwick Goble illustrations. Large, heavy format. Blue-green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration to front cover and gilt title and decorations to spine. 32 beautiful colour plates with captioned tissue guards. 378 pages, top edge gilt. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few very light marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked. Foxing throughout else contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R]

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        BUSINESS CYCLES

      1913. Paperback. MITCHELL, Wesley Clair. BUSINESS CYCLES [MEMOIRS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, VOLUME 3]. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1913. First edition. xviii, 610 pp. 4to., Full green contemporary buckram with leather gilt stamped spine title lablels. Grey wrappers bound in. Moderate shelfwear. Ex-library with limited markings. There is some dampstaining along the edges of the last 80 page. Called by some a masterpiece. A truly comprehensive study at the time, which served as the standard reference for quantitative studies in economics. Blaug calls it "unique in its breadth and continuity." Mitchell&#39;s work proved all the more essential after the economy&#39;s sharp decline in the early 1920&#39;s. This work could be called a catalyst for intervention since economic fluctuations could be controlled substantially by government and banking/trade interests - such was the impact of Mitchell&#39;s work. In Blaug, Great Economists Before Keynes, 168-170.

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        Die Neue Kunst - Zweimonatsschrift. Herausgegeben von Heinrich Franz Bachmair. In Verbindung mit Josef Amberger, Johannes R. Becher und Karl Otten. Erstes Jahr, Erster Band (alles Erschienene)

      München : Heinrich F. S. Bachmair Verlag 1913 - Zustand: Gut min. gebräunt, seltenst fleckig (Innen); Innenbandbereich ist gering bis leicht braunfleckig und hat kleinen Schrifteintrag und eine kleine wasserfleckige Spur; Innenbandbereich hinten hat eine deutlichere wasserfleckige Spur und wenige braunfleckige Stellen; Klammern haben geringen Rostansatz; Einband Außen hat Gebrauchsspuren; Ist etwas berieben-befleckt, Hinterdeckel etwas mehr; Orig.-Halbpergamentbd; Enthält u.a. Beiträge von Hugo Ball, Adolf Behne, Gottfried Benn, Ernst Blass, Max Brod, Theodor Däubler, Albert Ehrenstein, Jakob van Hoddis, Franz Jung, Else Lasker Schüler und Alfred Wolfenstein; Ohne Kunstbeilagen; VII; 351; Orig.-Halbpergamentbd 1010

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        Daly&#39;s Billiard Book

      Chicago: McClurg, 1913. First. hardcover. fine. Illustrated with more than 400 Diagrams, 30 Technical Photographs and 3 "Strategy" Maps. 276 pp. Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 green morocco, marbled boards. Chicago: McClurg, 1913. First Edition. A fine copy.

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        Vie de Samuel Belet *

      Librairie P.Ollendorff, Paris (1913). - Broché, couverture grise imprimée en noir et rouge. Infimes défauts. Bel exemplaire de l'originale "A" dont nous disposons, au moment magique de la rédaction de cette fiche, de l'un des rarissimes exemplaires de luxe sur grand papier, les livres de la période parisienne de l'auteur les plus ardus à dénicher ? ?emandez. toujours, on ne sait jamais.Revenant à ce volume du tirage courant, rassurons tout de suite notre lecteur, il ne l'est pas, puisque enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur, vraisemblablement d'époque, à Jacques Copeau. Il se pourrait que ce soit à l'occasion des débuts de leurs relations.Sympathique car ce titre des débuts est rarement personnalisé.Peu de temps après, comme pour nous faire la nique, un second exemplaire dédicacé apparaît avec cette étrange mention "Souvenir de Montbenon, juin 27, CFRamuz".Pour un tiers en moins vous l'avez.Un exemplaire sans envoi également disponible, ou en rare réimpression habillée de la luxueuse recouvrure soie à la Guilde du Livre en 1942.[Bringolf 14] Édition originale A. L'un des 2'300 exemplaires ordinaires après 15 Hollande.

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        The PEEK-A-BOO JAPS

      Hodder and Stoughton, Henry Frowde, LONDON 1913 - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE!!! RARE 1913 CHLOE PRESTON PEEK-A-BOO JAPS, 12 COLOR PLATES; TRUE FIRST EDITION / FIRST STATE !! FIRST PRINTING, Published in LONDON by Henry Froude, for HODDER & STOUGHTON, ca. 1913 (n.d.), FIRST PRINTING for the Trademark PEEK-A-BOO Series. Special Raised Relief Front Board Color Illustration of a Little Geisha. VERY Nice Condition, with complete spine title, slight tip rubbing, bit of corner wear. Interior is Complete, with ALL 12 Tom Preston Verses & Chloe's matching FULL PAGE COLOR PLATES, Plus Nicely illustrated Blue on white end papers. Binder Strong, No Loose or Damaged pages. Slight tanning of half-title page. Faint 1913 Inscription on top of ffep is only writing - No other marks or Coloring in. Remarkably Clean & Bright. Probably the Nicest Copy of this title you will find, if you find it at all ! For those of you who are Grace Drayton or Margaret Hays, "Campbell Soup Kids", or Kiddie Land Collectors -- this is a series you really should be looking at!! One of the Rarest / Most Sought After Titles in the Series. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wiener Frauen-Zeitung Jahrgang 1913/1914 Mode, Handarbeit, Unterhaltung, Belehrung EA

      - Wien, Verlag Wiener Frauen-Zeitung, 1913/1914., Wiener Frauen-Zeitung Mode Handarbeit Unterhaltung Belehrung Jahrgang 1913/1914 hrsg. Verlag Wiener Frauen-Zeitung, Wien, 1913/1914; Heft 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24. insg. 776 S (Heft 7=S 193-226 fehlt), je Heft ca. 32 S, illustr. OBrosch, 4°, jedes Heft mit ca. 10 S Modeabbildungen sowie Romanserien (u.a. "Der Rubinschmuck v. Anny v. Panhuys. "Herzenskrieg v. Hermine Mogosch, "Schuldig oder nichtschuldig" von F. Felsing, u.a. Deckelbl. Heft 3 u. 4 fehlt, Deckelbl. Heft 23 gekl., komplette Ausgaben. gesamt guter Zustand (tlw. kleine Flecken od. Deckelbl. lose, kl. Einrisse, u.a. norm. Gebrauchsspuren). sehr rare Ausgabe! Sonderangebot: Alte Bücherwelt bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 20% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 1062,5 EUR.

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        Betrachtung

      Leipzig: Ernst Rowohlt,, 1913. Octavo. Original red wrappers printed in black. Wrappers rubbed, dulled, and marked, ends of spine chipped, occasional spotting and toning to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of Kafka's first book. Number 193 of 800 numbered copies, this is one of fewer than 300 copies sold in the year of publication. The remaining 500 stayed with the publisher until 1915, when Kurt Wolff, who had parted from Rowohlt, reissued them with new title pages with the imprint "Kurt Wolff Verlag".

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        QUALITY STREET. A Comedy in Four Acts. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson

      Hodder & Stoughton. Nd (ca 1913), 1913-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1913]. Limited deluxe edition, bound in white vellum, and hand numbered and signed by the illustrator, Hugh Thomson. The limitation page states this is one of only 1,000 copies; this copy is number 16. In Good+ condition, with light signs of age. Rubbing to boards, bumped corners. Silk tie missing. Sound binding, clean pages. A nice copy, beautifully and richly illustrated. Signed by Hugh Thomson and numbered 16 out of a limited 1,000 copies.

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        The Wind in the Willows. First illustrated Edition

      London Methuen & Co Ltd 1913. G+ : in Good (plus) condition without dust jacket. Corners bumped.Previous owner's name to fep. Fore-edge foxed. Scattered light foxing within. Fore-edge uncut First Illustrated Edition Green illustrated hardback cloth cover 200mm x 170mm (8" x 7"). 302pp. Nine colour plates. Illustrated front end paper and pastedown.

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        La Nuit Venitienne, Fantasio, Les Caprices De Marianne. Con tavole a colori illustrate da Brunelleschi.

      H. Piazza 1913 In-4° pp. 140 con 20 tavole a colori applicate su cartoncini, testatine e ill. testo riquadrato da motivo decorativo, legatura in mezza pelle coeva con titolo al dorso, con segni del tempo. Conservata la bross. editoriale decorata. Tiratura do 500 esemplari su carta giapponese.

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        THE YOUNG LOVELL. A Romance.

      Chatto & Windus, London 1913 - Original burgundy binding, gold titles on spine and front cover. Title in red on title page. 310 pages. 32 page publisher's list at back. Previous owner's name on ffe. Internally spotless. Edges dust stained. Cover has edge and corner wear. A tight, straight, copy. Email scans on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La conquista del Polo Sud. La spedizione norvegese del Fram verso il Polo Australe - 1910-1912.

      Subject: (Antarctica). Milano, Treves, 1913, due vol. ril. in uno, mezza pelle con titoli in oro al dorso, pp. XI-387 con 112 inc. n.t. 8 tav. col. e 67 in nero f.t. e 4 carte geogr. a col.

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        Poems

      London: G. Bell and Sons, 1913. Bound by Riviere and Sons in full royal blue calf with double gilt fillets, an elaborately gilt spine in 6 compartments with red and brown spine labels, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, aeg.. Near fine. Spine slightly faded, although there is so much gilt it&#39;s hard to tell. With a brief holograph note by Browning laid in. Partially split along fold, tape repair to second leaf which is blank.

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        The Works.

      London: Smith, Elder , & Co., 1913 - 10 Volumes, Octavo (220 x 150 mm). Contemporary red half morocco binding, title to spines gilt, gilt decoration to compartments, raised bands, single rule gilt to covers, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Some occasional light spotting predominately to prelims and fore-edges, spines a little rubbed at tips, select volumes with some wear to spine edges, else a very good set which displays nicely. Engraved frontispieces. The Centenary Edition. Limited to 500 copies printed on Antique laid paper, this set is numbered 106/500.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Berlin, 18. VIII. 1913. - Large 4to. 1 p. To one Dr. Berndt, bemoaning that his former publisher had spread some ugly venoms and defamations against his person and function as editor of "Das neue Pathos", wherefore he is unable to acknowledge a deal on which he and Dr. Berndt had agreed. - Small damage to edges and handwritten note of receipt in ink and colored pencil.

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        PEACOCK PIE A BOOK OF RHYMES

      London: Constable and Co., 1913.. Gilt blue buckram. Cloth dusty and a bit edgeworn, corners bumped, some offsetting to endsheets, else a good copy. With the book labels of Simon Nowell-Smith and his wife, Judith Adams Nowell-Smith. First edition. A fine association copy, inscribed by the author to Edward Marsh: "To E.M. with best wishes from W.d.l.M. June 1913." In response, Marsh wrote to de la Mare: "I&#39;ve waited to write until I had time to read it twice and let it sink in. There are exquisite things in it, and no one else could have written them, or anything like them. &#39;Dick and the Moon&#39; is perhaps the one that takes me most of all, another great favourite is &#39;The Little Green Orchard&#39;, and there are several others that run them close. &#39;The Ship of Rio&#39; is delicious, and so is the one about the three farmers - - &#39;Axcusing Silver&#39; is an inspiration! (There are some that I don&#39;t see quite enough point in . . . praps it&#39;s my fault?)." See EDWARD MARSH A BIOGRAPHY, by Christopher Hassall (London. 1959). NCBEL IV:258.

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