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        ACROSS UNKNOWN SOUTH AMERICA

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

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Backblock Ballads and Other Verses By "Den

      E. W. Cole, Melbourne, No date. First Edition. Leather. Good/no dust Jacket. 200 pages with double front and rear end pages. includes a glossary. Rebound in dark brown leather, gilt tooling to the margins front and back, and to the edges of the boards, gilt tooling and titling to the spine with 5 raised bands. rubbing of the edges of the boards, and the heel of the spine. The rear board has a moisture mark to the right hand side fron the centre to the hinge rising to 2/3rd of the height of the board, with a couple of pressure indentations. Both marbled endpages have short cracks at the hinges, BUT the hinges are sound. Marbling of the text block edges. Pasted to the front paste down is the book plate of M. J. McNally, featuring a dorsal view of a naked woman looking at an opened book that is just slightly smaller than herself. The bookplate has "H.T.P." printed at the lower rhs of the image; The half title page in inscribed in ink pen "To my friend M.J. McNally, with the author's compliments, C. J. Dennis" the National library of Australia gives the publication date of being 1913 Size: Cr 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Signed; Inventory No: 0231501. .

      [Bookseller: Syber's Books]
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        "Potash and Perlmutter": Original drawing of the characters in this play, ink on board, signed lower right

      n.p ca. 1913 n.p, ca. 1913. 14 x 10-1/4 inches. . Fine condition. Bryant and Heneage, pp. 110-11 . In 1910 Montague Glass published Potash and Perlmutter, a collection of stories written in vernacular and dealing with two partners in the cloak-and-suit business. They were immensely popular, and led to a number of sequels and dramatizations, among them the one celebrated here in Raven Hill's lively and expressive drawing Leonard Raven Hill (1867-1942) was born in Bath and studied at the Lambeth School of Art, and in Paris with Bouguereau(1885-87). On his return he became a prolific contributor to various British publications. "Altogether", note Bryant and Heneage, "he was one of the most celebrated black and white artists of the period". In 1896 he joined Punch, an association which lasted 40 years, and ended only when his eyesight began to fail in 1935. "In his prime he was a fine strong draughtsman, good at portraying character and making the most of a wide range of jokes." This drawing shows Potash, and Perlmutter, surrounded by other characters in the play; it probably appeared in Punch around 1913 A SPLENDID THEATRICAL DRAWING BY A NOTABLE ARTIST

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        1913 Collection of 30 Original Cabinet-Size Photographs from The Aurora Studios, Boston Massachusetts

      Boston, Massachusetts: The Aurora Studios, 1913. Collection of 30 silver-print original photographs of female nudes, seemingly of the same model in various poses and states of undress, many with props - bow & arrows, hand-mirrors, flowers, filmy garments…; each with the Aurora Studio imprint & negative number with the date of 1912 or (mostly) 1913 in the plate; each also with their stamp on back, stating "For Artists Use Permission is given to copy this photo in any medium except photography for use in illustration, designs, mural decorations, etc. The Aurora Studios Boston, Mass." the images are not mounted and are printed on good quality heavy photographic paper stock; average size 5" x 8" with some having a more slender format, according to the pose in the image; found loose within a small portfolio with plain polished paper-covered boards, cloth spine, original black cloth ribbon ties; some wear and fading to the portfolio, previous owner pencil name on endpaper; all images clear, strong with good light and contrast, very professional and in very good condition; a very good group of this genre, especially interesting as being of one model and within a specific and short time period; documenting the history of photography in erotic art, here presented as 'artistic' studio aids. . First Edition. Not Bound. Very Good.

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        A B C D

      1913. 1. ABC. (CUBIST) A B C D by Andre Blandin. Bruxelles: Imprimerie Scientifique Charles Bulens, no date, circa 1913. 4to (8 1/2 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight bit of rubbing on one page else Fine. Printed on one side of the paper, each leaf features a stunning color picture of a Dutch doll and other inhabitants of a cubist world. The text consists of a one word title in 3 languages: French, English and German printed in red at the bottom of the page. Little is known about Blandin who was a Belgian artist. His association with Guillaume Apollinaire led to organizing the first exhibition of cubist and fauvist art in Belgium. This is one of the most striking alphabets in any language and quite rare.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

      London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press,, 1913. With Notes, Glossary, Index of First Lines and Chronological List. Edited by J. Logie Robertson. Octavo (177 × 124 mm). Contemporary brown half calf, spine gilt in compartments, brown cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Spine cracked and chipped and repaired with the pieces re-laid down, boards rubbed with a little wear at the corners. A good copy. Presentation copy inscribed by literary editor John Middleton Murry on behalf of himself and his soon-to-be wife Katherine Mansfield on the front free endpaper, "To Ottoline Morrell, from J. M. [and] K. M., 1917".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CHANCE. A Tale in two parts

      Methuen & Co. Ltd. London.,1913. Spurrious First edition. Actually the fourth impression with a cancel title page, stating " First Published 1913" on verso, on the title page stub. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). 8 page publishers advert dated Autumn 1913 at the rear. Light foxing throughout the pages otherwise a very good copy in a contemporary fine leather binding, by Broadbere of Southampton (and with their small binders label on the front pastedown), of full black morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with multiple wavy lines. Compartments double ruled, lettered, and elaborately decorated, all in gilt. Boards with decorative gilt tooled panel within a decorative border, again, all in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Gilt inner dentelles. A beautifully bound copy of this edition, the less common 1913 Cancel title page issue. Copies with the true 1913 integral title are rare, it is thought that only about fifty survived, and most early copies were issued with cancel title pages dated 1914 - when the book was finally published.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        BALAOO. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

      Hurst and Blackett,Limited.London.,1913. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION.8vo.viii.376.24 pp publishers adverts for Autumn 1913,including blurb for this book with the title The Mysterious Mr.Noel.This was changed to Balaoo before publication but after the adverts were typeset.Very good bright,tight copy with previous owners name written neatly in ink to front blank endpaper.Some light foxing to a few pages but still generally a nice fresh copy.Publishers red cloth with blind ruled border and gilt lettering to front board.Spine lettered and ruled in gilt.A particularly nice copy of this rare title by the Author of The Phantom of the Opera.Originally published in French in 1912,Balaoo is the story of a Monkey who is brought up by a Scientist as a human,Mr.Noel.He is educated and can read and write and wears the latest Paris fashions.Balaoo is suspected of commiting many crimes,culminating in the kidnapping of Mlle.Madeline-the daughter of the scientist who brought him up.Filmed three times.First as Balaoo,in 1913 (a 24 minute silent film).Twice filmed by Hollywood,first in 1927 as silent movie The Wizard,which was remade in 1942 as Dr.Renault's secret.A superior copy.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Thousandth Woman

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis 1913 - First American edition. Endpapers a little foxed and the edges of the boards just a touch rubbed, a fine copy in very near fine dustwrapper with slight wear at the crown. A mystery by the creator of the detective hero Raffles. Rare in jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Harrington Emerson's home course of study in personal efficiency.]

      [ New York ]: No Place ; N. P., 1913. Binder. Very Good. 4to., pp. [ff 26] + 638 (hand stamped numerals); ox blood half calf and black pebbled cloth gilt; boards lightly scuffed and soiled; marbled endpapers; clean text sheets; pp. 285-288 detached but present; a good copy overall. Edition unknown. Typescript of a personal study guide in 24 parts, ostensibly devoted to increasing personal efficiency by creating goals, the use of meticulous planning, careful observation, standardizing operations, and time management. The author develops a number of "principles of efficiency, " illustrating each in detail. But Emerson goes much farther than simply offering a plan for self-improvement. He dives into all manner of psychology and behavior and recommends many types of physical and mental exercises, relationships, and ideals. The final goal of the program seems hardly less than the entire make over and management of the human personality. One of the more remarkable men of the post-Civil War era in America, Harrington Emerson (1853-1931) was born into a wealthy New Jersey family and educated on the Continent. He began his adult life as an instructor of modern languages at the University of Nebraska, but was dismissed in part due to profound differences in educational philosophy with the school's administrators. He later embarked on a career as a frontier banker and land speculator, and worked as well for major rail concerns in Nebraska, Kansas, & Colorado. He invested in land as the plains became a popular destination for immigrants, but drought and crop failures bankrupted him. He next found employment as a representative of an English investment syndicate, and in this position studied more than one hundred American mining and manufacturing companies as investment possibilities. In this job he first became acquainted with the way that large industrial concerns are organized and operated, which laid the basis for his career as an efficiency expert. He combined this knowledge with further studies and work in mechanical engineering, and became involved and financially indebted in a scheme to lay a trans-Pacific telegraph cable which nearly bankrupted him a second time. After that failure, Emerson worked for a time as an industrial consultant, before resolving to take up efficiency engineering as his primary career. In this he followed the pioneering work of Frederick W. Taylor, whose methods of labor organization had come to the attention of Henry Ford, among others. Emerson on the other hand was hired to reorganize the machine and locomotive repair shops for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. There, over the course of three years, he developed standardized work procedures and implemented a bonus pay system. His reputation as an expert in labor efficiency won him a large clientele. Between 1907 and 1910, he performed consulting work for over 200 companies, from industrial concerns to retailers, hospitals, municipal governments and colleges. He later performed much of his work overseas for foreign governments, including China, Japan, Mexico, Poland and especially the Soviet Union, where Emerson was particularly optimistic for the future of "scientific management." Throughout his later life, Emerson saw himself as a promoter and educator for greater efficiency, for firms and individuals alike. In 1924, he re-wrote and marketed an earlier version of a correspondence course in personal efficiency. Under the direction of the Emerson Institute, his home study course garnered more than 40,000 subscribers in 1925 alone. Scarce in trade. WorldCat locates less than 15 copies.

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        THE FIRE WITHIN

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1913. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Hinge very slightly exposed but intact. Some edge wear. The true First American Edition, 1913. Brown cloth lettered in gold on front and spine, decorated in blind on front; 268pp plus ads in the rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Le Génie latin.

      1st edition. Paris: Librairie Alphonse Lemerre 1913. 340 + (1) pp. Limited to 300 copies. Totally uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather. (Seux s' de Thierry-Simiep).. Copy no. 215 on papier de Hollande, signed by the editor

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Vanity Fair

      Hodder & Stoughton; London., 1913. Good+. Publishers cream mock-vellum, with gilt lettering and an oval portrait of Becky Sharp in a decorative gilt cartouche. Very minor marking to covers. Silk tie detached and missing half its length, but easily replaced. Illustrated endpapers, foxed as is fly-leaf. All other pages bright and clean. Illustrations very bright. Top edge gilt. Uncut pages. Two of the contents pages are unopened. 483pp.. LIMITED EDITION of 350 signed and numbered by the artist, of which this is no. 168.. Hard. 4to. 11 3/4".. Good+. Illus. by 20 tipped in colour plates by Lewis Baumer..

      [Bookseller: Ryan OHorne Books]
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        Early Typed Letter Signed, 4to on "The Criterion" stationery, 4to London, July 8, 1938

      He writes to Ossia Trilling of the Incorporated Stage Society responding to their selection of him to become a member. "On mature reflection...I must decline the proposed honour. I have already as many public associations as I can adequately cope with and I gave a strong objection to being a merely nominal member...." He signs, "T. S. Eliot." [Joshua] Ossia Trilling (1913-94), Eliot's corespondent, was a theater critic and occasional theater director and actor. Connected with the Incorporated Stage Society, Trilling directed the British premiers of Auguste Strindberg's plays, "The Road to Damascus, " and "Queen Christina."

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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        The Boston Common [Weekly newspaper, bound in 2 volumes]

      Boston: Co-operative Publishing Company 1913 - Green-brown buckram cloth over boards, gilt stamped titles on spines. Covers are scuffed with uneven fading and some spotty stains; some rubbing at spine ends and fore corners, light fraying; both volumes tightly bound; interiors are clean with slight general age darkening; all leaves are supple, not brittle; cover leaf of final issue has short closed tear at mid-cover. Issues run from Vol 1, No 1 (April 30, 1910) through Vol 3, No 37 (January 11, 1913), presumably a complete run. Liberal-reformist weekly newspaper ran 1910-1913. Initial editor was Edward H. Clement, thereafter, Livy S. Richard. 100 shareholders held 1 share each. Exec. Comm: Ralph Albertson, William E. Butler, Alexander M. Wilson, Robert Treat Paine Jr, Charles M. Cabot. Many unsigned articles on local, state and national affairs - political and social; some signed articles including writers: Mayor John F. 'Honey Fitz' Fitzgerald (JFK's grandfather and mentor), Gov. Curtis Guild, Sen. Jonathan Bourne Jr, Helen Campbell, Frank Chouteau Brown, Livingston Wright, Everett B. Mero, many others. Articles on politicians, sports, recreation, architecture, national politics, railroads, trusts, reform movements, theater, socialism, ranked voting, planning, development, education and schools, Henry Cabot Lodge, Roosevelt, law and the courts, sanitation, health laws, much more. Fairly heavily illustrated in earlier issues, less so later. Large 4to; paged by issue, approx 1100 total pp. Cf, OCLC #10741554. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lee Madden, Book Dealer]
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        MERRY PUPPY BOOK

      1913. 1. ALDIN,CECIL. MERRY PUPPY BOOK. London: Henry Frowde & Hodder & Stoughton, no date, circa 1913. 4to (8 1/2 x 9"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest bit of edge rubbing, Fine and bright. 1st edition. A fabulous books of dogs stories including the Mongrel Puppy, The Farmyard Puppy and the White Puppy. Featuring 36 full page color illustrations plus numerous black and whites throughout the text. This is a great copy of a rare Aldin title.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Zoo Babies

      New York and London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1913]. Pictured by Cecil Aldin with short interviews by G. E. Farrow. Quarto, pp. [iii] + 24 text. Original green cloth-backed boards, paper to sides and design to front cover, pictorial endpapers. With 24 colour illustrations by Cecil Aldin. Spine professionally repaired and front and back inner hinges strengthened with green cloth, tips rubbed. Ownership inscription in ink to half title. A very good copy. A charming book, evocatively illustrated.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sons and Lovers

      London: Duckworth & Co, 1913.. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Some rubbing and bumping to boards. Spine marked. Inner hinge cracking but binding intact. Light spotting to the page edge block and a little within. Dated 30.11.16 & 8841 to fep. 190mm x 140mm (7" x 6"). vii, 423pp. + 20pp advts. Roberts A4 variant 1.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Princess Badoura

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1913]. A Tale from the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. Original white cloth, titles and elaborate pictorial design to upper board blocked in gilt and green, green endpapers and top-stain. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 9 plates with printed tissue-guards. Cloth very slightly rubbed, some faint spotting, spotting to edges of text block, endpapers, and occasionally to margins of contents. First Dulac edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autograph letter signed ("JThToorop").

      Domburg, 10. VII. 1913. - Large 8vo. 1 p. Two addenda (s. b.). Concerning arrangements for his portrait of the Flemish priest and author Hugo Verriest. The board of the Amsterdam catholic artist's society "De Violier", represented by secretary Wentinck, commissioned Toorop to make the portrait. Toorop wants to visit his correspondent on Saturday, July 19, and hopes to begin drawing two days later."[.] Zaterdag 26 Juli hoop ik weer met het geteckendt portret in Domburg terug tekomen [.]". - Together with 2 contemporrary poems signed by one Joann Kat, one of them with dedication to Jan Toorop (n. p. o. d., altogether [2+1=] 3 pp. on 3 ff., large 8vo).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Poison Belt Being an account of another adventure of Prof. George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Prof. Summerlee, and Mr. E.D. Malone, the discoverers of "The Lost World"

      London: Hodder and Stoughton 1913, 1913. Strange tale. INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED BY DOYLE. Octavo, pp.199, with numerous full-page illustrations by Harry Rowntree. Publisher's mid-blue pictorial cloth, titled in gilt to the spine, tooled in black to upper. Some light wear, faint mark to rear panel backstrip a touch toned. Very good indeed. The second Professor Challenger fantasy, of which fewer copies than "The Lost World" - published the year before - were printed. A first-rate sequel to 'The Lost World' which continues the adventures of one of the most memorable characters in speculative fiction. Brilliant, witty, insufferable, and blessed with a booming voice and a huge black beard, Professor George Challenger is an eccentric and able champion of the human race. This is the second impression, 30th August 1913, incribed to the title page "With Homage to Belgium / Arthur Conan Doyle". The recipient is Rene de Chochor, director of the author's estate whose main responsibility was to negotiate all the many contracts for cinema and ensure that copyrights were respected. A fine association. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [252]. Green and Gibson; A Bibliography of Arthur Conan Doyle. Provenance: Ex-Christies 4074, lot 271.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Venturesome Voyages of Capt. Voss

      Yokohama: Japan Herald Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. This is an account of Voss's intrepid journey around the world in the canoe Tilikum. The Tilikum was a canoe with sails built according to a Canadian Indian design. The hull was carved from a single log of cedar. xiv, [2], 394, [1] pages + frontispiece + 14 plates + folding colour map. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 224 x 148mm.Condition: Good. Cloth rubbed and torn horizontally at ends of spine. A 1/2" and a 3/8" split to cloth at head of joints. A 3" tear along one fold of the map, repaired on reverse side with brown paper tape. Narrow split to gutter between the folding map and the adjacent text leaf. This copy of the book belonged to George Chance, who was a friend of Voss. Chance was an optician in Dunedin, but is best known today for his photographic work. He went on an expedition to Ecuador as photographer. The ephemera and notations in the book are as follows - Front pastedown endpaper: A sealed empty envelope with "CANOE TILIKUM" printed on the flap, appears to be contemporary to the voyage of the Tilikum. Also on the front pastedown endpaper is a short "Fifty Years Ago" newspaper clipping from 1953 about the Tilikum being on display in the Octagon [Dunedin, New Zealand] in 1903. [i.e. this is a 1953 reprinting in the newspaper of a short article which was originally printed in the newspaper in 1903]. Front free endpaper: An original photograph tipped in showing Voss and George Chance and two others. The photograph measures 81 x 70mm. Beneath the photograph is written in pencil: "G.C. - McKenzie - Plumbly - Captain Voss / Quayquil - Ecuador - 1906". Also in pencil on the front free endpaper this inscription:"Geo. Chance Yokohama 4/10/20 This is a first edition I purchased in Japan".On the reverse side of the frontispiece is this pencil inscription:"Note Capt Voss + his visit to N.Z. + Dunedin on page 191 - Voss often told me of his visit to N.Z." Tipped in to half-title page: Postcard from Voss to Chance. Front of postcard has in ink: "Feb 23 1906 Dear Friend Hoping you [?] safely and meet all your friends & relations in good spirit. John leaving for B.C. Tomorrow. J. C. Voss".Reverse side of postcard has in pencil "From Capn Voss of the "Tilicum" after my return from So America". The postcard has a postmarked US stamp, and was sent to George Chance at his address in Letytonshire, Essex via London, England". Also included loosely is a heavily foxed label with heavy adhesive marks on the reverse side (removed from an article of luggage?). Dimensions: 101 x 70mm. The label is cloth with paper or some form of coating on it, and reads: "The Talbot Clifton Expedition, Guayaquil, Ecuador". Chance was the photographer on this expedition. We do not know if Voss was also connected with the Talbot Clifton Expedition.There is no other marginalia or writing in the book other than that mentioned above.; 8vo .

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        SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION, Being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott and 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 Clement R. Markham

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1913. 2 volumes. Empire Library Edition for circulation only in India and the British Dominions over the Seas. First such and the same year as the true first edition. Illustrated with 8 photographic plates in black and white and two large folding maps. 8vo, publisher’s original stiff paper wrappers, upper covers and spines lettered in black, lower covers and inside pastedowns with publisher’s ads for the Empire Library Series. xviii,497; viii, [2], 431. Scarce in wrappers and in such condition, the wrappers entirely intact with just a bit of wear and toning. Internally very clean and tight. A SCARCE PRINTING AND A CORNERSTONE WORK IN ANTARCTIC LITERATURE. Macmillan published a large series of copy-written books solely for distribution in British holdings outside of England. Though well produced they were typically smaller and simpler editions then their English counterparts but unabridged, the text remaining complete. Many of the titles are scarcer then the issues produced for England and America. They were typically produced in both wrappers and cloth. Copies in wrappers are very uncommon, in such condition SCARCE. The journals of Scott, which comprise the first volume, are a moving record of one of the great tragedies of exploration. The last entry was made while Scott was dying in the midst of a storm, as he was returning from the South Pole. The second volume contains the accounts of Wilson and Atkinson and several of the scientific reports generated during the expedition. Includes a preface by Clements Markham. Scott never returned from this expedition, dying on the ice with several of his party. He did manage, however, to preserve his notes where others would find them, protected from the Antarctic winds by his own corpse, and in so doing left the world this record.

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        In Powder & Crinoline

      Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition. Illustrator: Kay Nielsen. Undated but 1913, cloth backed decorative boards. Wear at corners and spine ends, slight discoloration at edges, front inner joint cracked, small ding to page edge Scattered light foxing but mostly clean and bright internally. 24 color plates and tissue guards, plates fine and bright — light age toning to page edges. Remarkably for his first book, Nielsen here is at the peak of his powers. One of his finest works, at home alongside East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Size: Quarto (4to). Illustrator: Kay Nielsen. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043836. .

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        Kunstgeschichte der Seidenweberei

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

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        Leopoldo Fregoli.

      Subject: (Autografi - Fregoli). Ritratto fotografico su cartolina postale (sali d'argento) non viaggiata, con scritta "Milano 1913" e firma autografa.

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        GOLD

      1913. Fine. WHITE, Stewart Edward. GOLD. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1913. First edition. 437 pp. + [1] + 13 pp. 8vo., green pictorial cloth with gilt spine and cover lettering, and cover scene in red, gilt and black. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on reverese of color frontispiece (not affecting image). Ther is light foxing to the signed page, but the other three plates are fine. Original publisher's one-page ad laid in. About fine in a very good pictorial dust jacket, with some light rubbing and faint soil. Novel of the gold-seekers if the nineteenth century; partially set in Panama. Scarce in dust jacket.

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        On the Decrease of Velocity of Swiftly Moving Electrified Particles in Passing Through Matter

      London: Taylor and Francis. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Good. FIRST EDITION OFFPRINT, INSCRIBED BY BOHR: "With the author's compliments" "On the Decrease of Velocity of Swiftly Moving Electrified Particles in Passing Through Matter" is the continuation of Bohr's important work on the behavior of alpha particles passing through a material medium. In an earlier 1913 paper ("On the Theory of the Decrease of Velocity of Moving Electrified Particles on Passing Through Matter") Bohr studied the energy loss of alpha particles through ionization and was able to "express the rate of energy loss in terms of the velocity by a much more accurate formula than had so far been achieved-a formula, in fact, to which modern quantum mechanics adds only nonessential refinements" (DSB). In this1915 follow-up paper, Bohr "includes the influence of effects due to relativity and to straggling (that is, the fluctuations in energy and in range of individual particles)" (Pais, 128). With ownership signature on front wrapper of Harold S. King. King was a chemist who studied and worked at Harvard and later taught at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. He was the son of E.S. King, a noted Harvard astronomer. Offprint from: The Philosophical Magazine, vol xxx, October 1915, pp. 581-612. Octavo, original wrappers. Extremely fragile wrappers with moderate chipping. Spine perished with front and rear wrappers detached. Text fine. Note: A custom cloth box is available for an additional $250.

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        LOHENGRIN

      1913. 1. (POGANY,WILLY)illus. THE TALE OF LOHENGRIN: Knight of the Swan after the drama of Richard Wagner by T.W. Rolleston. London: Harrap, no date, [1913]. 4to (8 x 11 1/4"), brown gilt pictorial cloth, inconspicuous rub spot on endpaper else FINE IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL SLIPCASE (case scuffed, neatly strengthened). First edition. Illustrated by Pogany with 8 tipped- in color plates, full page black and white lithographs and many other full page color illustrations, all printed on heavy grey paper. Calligraphic text with decorative initials are also by Pogany. A beautiful copy, scarce in the slipcase.

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        Berlin 1880 - 1957). Auf dem Boden kollerndes Weib (Betty IV). Radierung von (19)13. 23,5 x 30 cm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert, unten links bezeichnet 'Prbd.', in der Platte zusätzlich (spiegelverkehrt) signiert.,

      1913 - Wietek 157; Tappert-Liste 65; Karsch-Verz. R 24. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        FROM THE CONGO TO THE NIGER AND THE NILE. An Account of the German Central African Expedition 1910-1911

      London: Duckworth and Co, 1913. 2 volumes. First edition. With 514 illustrations from photos and drawings, a number of which are in colour, and a folding colour map. 8vo, original navy blue cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt on spine and upper cover, small gilt device on upper cover. xvi, 241; xii, 285, including index. A very handsome, bright and as fine set. SCARCE SET IN COLLECTOR’S CONDITION. AN EXCELLENT FIRST EDITION. Duke Friedrich’s interest in the African interior was piqued by the Central African Expedition of 1907-1908 when he travelled with a staff of scientists studying the flora and fauna around Lake Victoria and Lake Kiwu. In an attempt to increase zoological and botanical knowledge of this little-explored region, he organized another expedition into Central Africa shortly after his return. The principal group in this expedition, including the Duke, travelled up the Congo and Ubangi rivers, up the Gribingi and Shari rivers to Lake Tchad, then down the Logone and Benue rivers to the Niger and the Atlantic; several other members went east to the headwaters of the Nile, and others travelled around the German Cameroons. Extensively illustrated with photographs and drawings, including beautiful water-colours by E.M. Heims.

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        The Genus Iris

      Cambridge, UK, 1913. 245 pages with 47 coloured drawings by F.H. Round. Slight foxing to text, plates not affected. Faint 1 inch spot on front cover. Else in original cloth binding and in very good condition.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by F.H. Round. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        THE GENUS IRIS

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1913. "With 47 coloured drawings by F. H. Round, one coloured plate of seeds by Miss R.M. Cardew and thirty line drawings by C.W. Johnson" pp. [10], 245, [1] with 48 plates and 30 line drawings.Original dark green morocco binding with green cloth covered boards, gilt stamped lettering,; very good with slighlt rubbing to edges, corners slightly worn. Contents clean and tight, paper a little toned, all plates fine with tissue guards. A very good/fine cop of this seminal work.. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. Folio (approx. 30 x 45cm).

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        Lost in the Arctic Being the Story of the 'Alabama' Expedition, 1909 _ 1912 „Signed and inscribed by Mikkelsen on the ffe.

      NF. London: William Heinemann, 1913. First Edition. Sm4to (10î x 7î), (xviii), 400 pp., Index. Profusely illustrated with 111 photographic images and large fold-out colour map bound at rear "Showing the Route of Capt. Ejnar Mikkelsen's Expedition 1909-1912". Original publisherÍs green cloth with ruled border; stamped in bright silver with title and Arctic scene on front board, title and spine silver with beginning loss, publisherÍs colophon embossed on rear board, frontis of Mikkelsen with tissue guard. A Very Good+ copy with no foxing, folds or tears. Prior ownerÍs nautical book plate inside from cover, some soiling to boards. An unusually clean and bright copy with tight un-cracked hinges. Signed and inscribed by Mikkelsen on the ffe.& & A first person account of the 'Alabama' Expedition, 1909-1912 lead by Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen. This is a well written and extensively illustrated account of a three year long expedition responsible for charting much of the east coast of Arctic Greenland. The crew was small and the Alabama a small ship which would eventually be broken down for its wood. Mikkelsen set out on this grueling three year journey which ultimately proved to be a testament to human survival and endurance. The book is a very good read and a very good account of survival, Eskimo culture and Arctic geology in Greenland.&

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        The Jackdaw of Rheims

      London: Gay & Hancock, 1913. Quarto. (31)ff. One of 100 copies signed by the illustrator, Charles Folkard. With twelve color plates mounted on dark gray paper, with facing tissue guards, and additional illustrations throughout in black & white. A semi-comic poem about a bird that becomes a saint, set in the Middle Ages. Bound in publisher's full vellum over beveled boards, with a depiction of the Jackdaw and the title in gilt on the front cover. Light soiling and spotting to vellum, which is slightly bowed, some foxing to edges, else near fine. T.e.g.

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        The Tale of Pigling Bland

      London: Frederick Warne & Co.,, 1913. Sextodecimo. Original burgundy paper-covered boards, titles to spine and front board in white, colour illustration pasted to front board, pictorial endpapers. Housed in a burgundy cloth solander case. 15 colour plates and many small monochrome illustrations by the author. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Spine very slightly toned, minor bump to lower corner. A superb copy. First edition. The first two printings are identical.

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        THE TALE OF PIGLING BLAND

      Published by Frederick Warne & Co., 1913. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Potter, Beatrix. Very good condition with no wrapper. Maroon boards, white lettering to front cover and spine. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 94 pages. Small format. Spine lightly browned. Small scuff to rear cover (hardly noticeable). A few hinges cracked. A couple of faint margin marks but overall a bright clean copy of the first edition. [S]

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        Panurge. [Subtitle]: Haulte farce musicale en 3 actes de MM. Georges Spitzmüller et Maurice Boukay. [Music by Massenet]

      [Paris]: [Printed by J. Minot]. [1913]. Original lithographic poster by Charles-Lucien Léandre (1862-1934), signed and dated 1913 in the stone. 89 x 61.5 cms. (35.5" x 25"). & & Laid down to board. Minor wear to edges; some light staining to upper edge and right corner. . "Panurge, which should have been a popular farce in the lineage of Cendrillon and Don Quichotte, never achieved any success despite the usual masterly timing which Massenet deploys. The adventures and misunderstandings of Panurge and his wife Colombe make excellent operatic comedy. But perhaps the grossièreté of Rabelais is more literary than theatrical. In truth this final endearing comedy, which had to compete for attention with such novelties as Le sacre du printemps when it was first performed, has never been put to a fair test on the stage." Hugh Macdonald et al in Grove online& & A striking image of the rogue Panurge, sung by Vanni Marcoux, created for the premiere of the opera at the Théâtre de la Gaîté on April 25, 1913. & & "The artist Léandre (1862-1934), born in Normandy, began his career in Paris painting decorative pictures for hotels, then studied at the Beaux-Arts with Cabanel... [He] was known for his caricatures, many of which he drew for the periodical Le Rire. A street in Montmartre bears his name and a statue of him was erected in Paris after his death." Broido: French Opera Posters 42.

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        Sons and Lovers

      London: Duckworth, 1913. First Edition. Cloth. First Impression of Lawrence's first major novel (third overall), as well as the "major British Bildungsroman of the modernist period. . . . , [and the] first major, canonical British novel by a writer born into the working class." (Literary Encyclopedia) 8vo: vii,[1],423,[1],20pp, including publisher's advertisements, as required. Original navy blue cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, upper cover paneled in blind and lettered in gilt, lower cover with publisher's colophon in blind, custom morocco-backed slipcase stamped in gilt. Roberts lists three states of the first impression with no clear priority. However, only examples of the first state, with cancel title page dated 1913, and the second state, with undated integral title page, have been found as review copies, suggesting the third state, with integral dated title page, came later. Our copy is in Roberts's first state, with dated title page tipped in. Near Fine or better, slight spine lean, minor losses to spine gilt, browning to pp. 72-73 where a clipping was laid in. Roberts A4. MacDonald B16. Connolly 21. & "One of the major stories of twentieth-century British social history was the migration by a large part of the population from the working into the middle class, with all the forgetting and feelings of dispossession attendant on such movements. Sons and Lovers explored this shift, and the novel was important to many later writers, perhaps especially in that fulcrum decade for change in British society, the 1950s." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        A History of Chess

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press,, 1913. Large octavo. Original navy blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial design to upper board in blind. Frontispiece, illustrations and chess board diagrams throughout. Cloth rubbed and dulled, spine and edge of upper board faded, spots to lower board, partial tanning to free endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of this important volume, an original and comprehensive history of the game and the first publication of the theory that chess originated in India.

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        MARIUS THE EPICUREAN

      London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, 1913. No. 1 OF 12 COPIES ON VELLUM, 10 of which were for sale (along with 1,000 copies on paper). Hardcover. 235 x 165 mm (9 1/4 x 6 1/2"). Two volumes. No. 1 OF 12 COPIES ON VELLUM, 10 of which were for sale (along with 1,000 copies on paper). Publisher's flexible vellum, flat spine, green silk ties, three vellum flyleaves at front and back of first volume, and two at front and back of second, both volumes ENTIRELY UNOPENED. Printed in Riccardi Fount Number II. Ransom, p. 396. Spines slight soiled, half a dozen or so small dark brown specks to covers, boards a bit splayed, three ties missing in whole or in part, but (not surprisingly) in outstanding condition internally, the unopened text in as close to original condition as one is likely to find. This is copy #1 of a luxurious printing of Pater's account of the spiritual and aesthetic journey of a fictional citizen of Marcus Aurelius' Rome who examines Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Theism before finally embracing Christianity. According to Day, "like his creator, Marius is an idealist, seeking to transcend the sordidness of his real world. . . . Yeats considered this work 'the only great prose in modern English.'" Although Pater (1839-94) was an unusually shy and retiring academic, he wrote about his ideal of the aesthetic life and his love for beauty in such passionate and polished prose that his writings developed a significant following that included the Pre-Raphaelites. Britannica says that "at the time of his death Pater exercised a remarkable and a growing influence among that necessarily restricted class of persons who have themselves something of his own love for beauty and the beautiful phrase. . . . The cumulative richness and sonorous depth of his language harmonized intimately with his deep and earnest philosophy of life; and those who can sympathize with a nervous idealism will always find inspiration in his sincere and sustained desire to 'burn with a hard, gem-like flame,' and to live in harmony with the highest." Although unillustrated, the present item, like other vellum printings from the press, has significant visual and tactile appeal. While there is no indication here of who might have owned this volume originally, the first numbered copy from the deluxe version of a private press printing would normally be reserved for a person of some importance.

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        The Happy Prince and Other Stories

      London: Duckworth and Co.,. 1913. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F Signed Limited Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. 134pp. The Signed Limited Edition of just 260 copies. ilt title lettering. This copy has been rebound in a hard vellum coloured boards. The original central section from the front board has been laid into the center of the new binding, and the original rather worn spine has been laid onto the new spine. The original decorative endpapers have been preserved. With light sporadic foxing. Lots of in-text illustration and each of the five stories is introduced by a decorated initial. Previous owner's inscription dated Xmas 1917 on a blank prelim.

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        Nouvelle Iconographie de la Salpêtrière tome XXVI

      Masson 1913 Grand et fort in-octavo relié demi-chagrin moderne gris perle, pièce de titre de chamois fonçé. Exemplaire en parfait état fleurs de coins et francs de coupes. Très belle iconographie, nombreuses planches hors-texte en héliogravure et figures in-texte. - Patronage scientifique : J. Babinski - Gilbert Ballet - E. Brissaud - Dejerine - E. Dupré - A. Fournier - Grasset - Joffroy - Pierre Marie - Albert Pitres - Raymond - Emmanuel Régis - Jules Seglas - très nombreuses planches hors-texte et très nombreuses figures in-texte - articles de : Abadie - André Thomas - Austregesilo - Babinski - Bacaloglu - Barbé - Basta - Baumel - Benon - Bertolotti - Boks - Bouttier - Aloysio de Castro - Carlos Chagas - René Charon - J. Charpentier - Stephen Chauvet - Ciuffini - Cluzet - Courbon - Déjerine - P. Denès - Dustin - Maurice Dide - Faure-Beaulieu - E. Felstein - M. Goldstein - L. Gravier - Haskovec - Jarkowski - Jumentié - Klippel - Laignel-Lavastine - La Salle Archambault - P. Lereboullet - André Léri - Juliette Levèque - Adrien Lippens - Margarot - Pierre Marie - G. Marinesco - P. Mersey - Egas Moniz - A. Pitres - Radovici - G. Rauzier - Rebattu - Rotstadt - Roubinovitch - Snessareff - A. Souques - Vaucher - Zaharescu - Tables des auteurs, des planches et des matières. 511 pp. Il est extrèmement rare de trouver de nos jours des volumes de cette série dans un tel état de fraicheur

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        Antarctic DaysSketches of the homely side of polar life by two of Shackleton's men. Illustrated by the Authors, and introduced by Sir Ernest Shackleton

      London: Andrew Melrose 3 York Street, Covent garden, W.C. 1913. First Limited Edition; 4to; pp. [ii] (blank), xxii (last blank), 200 (last colophononly), 4 mounted coloured plates with printed tissue interleaves, 33 b/w. plates, 8 full-page illustrations, several chanties, scores & head illustrations, signed by both authors and Sir Ernest Shackleton on the half title page, original light blue linen covered beveled boards, title lettered in gilt on spine and front board, with facsimile signatures in gilt of Murray and Marston on front board, and a mounted coloured illustration of an iceberg on front board, top edges gilt, others uncut, covers a little worn and faded otherwise a very good copy. Rare Special deluxe edition limited to 280 numbered copies, this copy being number 77.Renard, 1121, Spence, 830.

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        Antarctic Days. Sketches of the Homely Side of Polar Life by Two of Shackleton's Men and Introduced by Sir Ernest Shackleton

      London: Andrew Melrose 1913, 1st Trade Edition. () xxi,199pp. Very good. Octavo in original blue cloth with half tone plates (including frontispiece) from photos and illustrations in the text from drawings. A touch of very little foxing and toning to the first few pages otherwise a clean copy. Rosove 236.A2; Spence 831. A classic Antarctic narrative by two members of Shackleton's 1907-09 expedition. This being the first trade edition. Very scarce..

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        The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss

      Yokohama: Japan Herald Press 1913, 1st edition. (Hardcover) xiv, [1],394,[1]. Very good. Octavo. Illustrated with plates from paintings (including frontispiece and folding coloured tract chart at rear). Original red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine in mylar protector. A contemporary hand written list, with page numbers, entitled "Items I noted in Venturesome Voyages" tipped in on front free endpaper. News clippings describing the "Trevessa" shipwreck tipped in on back endpapers. Covers slightly rubbed. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. A bright, tight and clean copy. A narrative of Capt. Voss's sea voyages aboard the "Xora", "Tilikum" and the "Sea Queen" describing his trip from Victoria B.C. To the Cocos Island in search of treasure, culminating in a forty thousand mile journey to Australia, New Zealand, New Hebrides and Japan. Due to an earthquake in Yokohama around the date this book was published there are probably very few copies remaining..

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