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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. Engraved frontispieces. 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. The Centenary Edition. Limited to 500 copies printed on Antique laid paper, this set is numbered 106/500.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      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'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. 'Dick and the Moon' is perhaps the one that takes me most of all, another great favourite is 'The Little Green Orchard', and there are several others that run them close. 'The Ship of Rio' is delicious, and so is the one about the three farmers - - 'Axcusing Silver' is an inspiration! (There are some that I don't see quite enough point in . . . praps it's my fault?)." See EDWARD MARSH A BIOGRAPHY, by Christopher Hassall (London. 1959). NCBEL IV:258.

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        Sons and Lovers

      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 First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 190mm x 140mm (7" x 6"). vii, 423pp. + 20pp advts. Roberts A4 variant 1.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Il legatore di libri. Corso di istruzioni professionali per allievi legatori. Volume I.

      Subject: (Rilegatura - Restauro). Torino, 1913, 8vo tela edit. pp. 367 con num. ill.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Across Unknown South America. With 2 Maps, 8 Coloured Plates, and 260 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author. In Two Volumes.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913 - 2 volumes, large octavo. Original blue pebble-grain cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, crests and star design to upper boards in gilt, blue, and green. With the dust jackets. Cloth fresh save for very light rubbing at extremities, some spotting to endpapers and edges of text blocks and very occasionally to contents. An excellent set in the dust jackets with toned spine panels and some chips and short closed tears, the jacket of volume II with two closed tears from the edges to the circular portion in the middle of the upper panel. 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, first impression. 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) Howgego IV, L6 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Princess Badoura. A Tale From the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman illustrated by Edmund Dulac.

      London, Hodder and Stoughton, [1913] - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full navy blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. With 10 mounted colour plates, captioned tissues. First Dulac Edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Pavilion on the Links

      Chatto and Windus, UK 1913 - 1st Edition 1913. Includes the very scarce wrapper. First illustrated edition by Gordon Browne with 24 illustrations The Book is near fine and very bright indeed. Contents very good. The wrapper is near very good with slight rubbing and nicks to edges. Triangle loss and light creasing to top edge. Small loss to corners. Light soiling to wrapper. A cracking example. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 8876 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        The Interpretation of Dreams. Translated by A. A. Brill

      New York: Macmillan, 1913-01-01. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Macmillan, 1913. First English language Edition, First Printing. Rare with integral title page, but lacking the printer's imprint on the verso and the errata slip on page 1. In about Very Good condition, as issued without a dust jacket. Clean text. Lightly age toned pages, with foxing to edges and end papers. Front hinge tender. Offsetting to front end sheet, with two small puncture holes at the top from a staple. Spine lightly sunned, with fraying to the ends. Gilt lettering strong, except for at publisher's imprint at base of spine. Boards show light scuffing and wear. Fraying to corners. A nice copy overall, presents well. The first appearance of Freud's greatest work in English, translated from the third German edition.

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        Ai confini meridionali dell'Etiopia. Note di un viaggio attraverso l'Etiopia ed i paesi Galla e Somali.

      Subject: (Africa "italiana"). Milano, Hoepli, 1913, 8vo straordinaria leg. in panno colorato e trapuntato, conservata all'interno la br. originale, pp. 281 con 158 ill. n.t. ed 1 pianta e sei carte geogr. f.t. (Ceresoli, 159).

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        The Printing Art (7 issues)/The Printing Art Suggestion Book (12 issues)

      University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts 1913 - Comprising of the following 19 issues: Nov, 1913; Jan to May 1914; Dec 1914; together with the "Suggestion Books" for Oct 1913; Jan to Aug, 1914; Oct to Dec 1914. Illus. throughout with b.w. and cold. reproductions and samples. Each vol. 4to. paper wraps. Covers (8 of which are disbound) stained and very worn and torn, contents generally v.g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Duncan M.& V. Allsop Bookseller ABA ILAB]
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        The German Classics : Masterpieces of German Literature. [18 volumes]

      New York : German Publication Society, 1913-1914 - Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked black cloth. Gilt-stamped motif to front panels. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Some spine bands are slightly edge-nicked. Boards dust-toned with scattered scuffs and scratches as with use and age. Top edges gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked black cloth. Gilt-stamped motif to front panels. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Some spine bands are slightly edge-nicked. Boards dust-toned with scattered scuffs and scratches as with use and age. Top edges gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 25 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council

      Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City 1913 - Very minor rubbing at spine ends, copyright, dedication and pp 44-45 browned from laid in clippings, hinges professionally and very skilfully repaired. Illustrated with 80 exceptional photogravures. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Blue Whale Books, ABAA]
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        Commento al Codice di Procedura Penale

      Unione Tipografico Editrice Torinese 1913 - 1915 - 1918 - 1920 - 1921, Torino - in 8° - pp.767; 780; 805; 1139; 1071; 1069 - Mezza pergamena - Sei volumi - Legatura lenta nel primo volume, antiporta ingiallite, fioriture in qualche pagina - Vol. I: I progetti di riforme parziali e i lavori delle commissioniVol. II: I progetti ministeriali del 1905 e del 1911Vol. III: Lavori parlamentari (relazioni, discussioni) e redazione definitiva del Codice e delle Norme di attuazione e transitorieVol. IV: Codice di Procedura Penale - Disposizioni generaliVol. V: Codice di Procedura Penale - Dell'istruzione; Vol. VI: Codice di Procedura Penale - Del giudizio - Libro usato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl]
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        O Pioneers!

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1913 - Color frontispiece. 8vo, re-bound in full tan leather; light stain on front cover. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. First Edition. A near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        LACERBA, quindicinale - 1913 - num. 01-24 dal 01 genn al num. 24 del 15 dicembre-anno 1o completo con bellissima rilegatura ricoperta di carta futurista ideata da ARDENGO SOFFICI. ... non si puo' prescindere da "LACERBA" per uno studio sul '900...., Firenze, Vallecchi, 1913

      Formato 24 x 35,8, pagine numerate progressivamente 1-296.Caratteri e grafica a sfondo rosso. LACERBA nasce da una infuocata secessione con i protagonisti de LA VOCE e viene appunto fondata da PAPINI - SOFFICI E PALAZZESCHI, dopo la loro uscita. Lo spumeggiante e fondamentale dibattito sul futurismo segno' l'epoca, con autori quali MARINETTI, Palazzeschi, CARRA', BOCCIONI, LUCINI, Tavolato, Folgore, Buzzi, Govoni, Auro D'Alba. Russolo, Pratella, Cangiullo, Max Jacob, Apollinaire, Moscardelli, SergioTofano - che diventerà il grande STO - , ecc. ecc. Il giornale lo firma GUIDO PUGNI gerente ma i protagonisti sono ben altri. Tra i testi di questa annata in ottime condizioni (solo qualche macchiolina e senza rifilature) notevoli i disegni di CARRA', BOCCIONI, SOFFICI, SEVERINI ed anche uno di PICASSO. .

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        Il controdolore. Manifesto futurista.

      Tip. A. Taveggia 1913 Edizione originale. Cfr. Cammarota, Futurismo, Manifesti, 29; Salaris, Bibliografia, p. 84a. cm 29x23. pp. (4).

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        1.:) Die Werke. (2.:) Briefe. In deutscher Übersetzung. Herausgegeben von Gustav Berthold Volz bzw. (für 2.) von Max Hein. Deutsch von Friedrich v. Oppeln-Bronikowski, Willy Rath, Carl Werner v. Jordans u. Eberhard König.

      Reimar Hobbing,, Berlin, 1913 - 10 Bde. u. 2 Bde. Berlin, Reimar Hobbing, 1913 u. 1914. 4°. Mit 170 Tafeln nach antiken Vorlagen, zahlr. Textillustr. nach Adolph Menzel sowie 23 (dv. 5 gef.) Plänen, Schlachtenskizzen u. Karten. Goldgepr. Orig.-Leinenbde. (berieben). Vollständige Ausgabe der Werke (historische, militärische, politische u. literarische) u. Briefe in derselben Ausstattung mit Text u. einer Auswahl der Illustrationen nach der 30-bändigen akademischen Fürstenausgabe von 1846-1857. - Durchgehend leicht gebräunt. - Einbanddeckel der Bde. 9 u. 10 leicht graufleckig. - Inwendig frisch.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Cabinet Timbers Of Australia

      Sydney: Technological Museum, Sydney, 1913. Oblong. 186pp. Light tan boards with gilt lettering. Front cover flecked and marked. Interior very clean and in very good condition. Internally, the stuckdowns and first and last endpapers are a tan colour, made of thin card rather than paper.The first paper page has very faint yellowing. Binding is tight but last pages 179-82 have been bound in vertically offset by 3mm, leading to very slight edgewear to top and fore edges. 68 colour plates showing different timber types, over 80 additional black and white illustrations. More photos available by email on request. 996g.. Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        The Bombay Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling

      15 - London -Macmillan & Co Ltd., 1913 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A limited and signed collection of works from prolific author, novelist and poet, Rudyard Kipling. Volume one is neatly signed in ink by Rudyard Kipling. Limited edition set, with only 1050 originally being published. Vol. I Plain Tales From the Hills. Vol. II Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys: In Black and White. Vol. III Wee Willie Winkie. Under the Deodars. The Phantom 'Rickshaw and other stories. VolIVandV From Sea to Sea and other sketches. Letters of Travel. 2 vol. Vol. VILife's Handicap, etc. Vol. VII The Light that Failed. Vol. VIII The Naulahka . . . By R. Kipling and Wolcott Balestier. Vol. IX Many Inventions. Vol. X 'Captains Courageous,' etc. Vol. XI The Jungle Book. Vol. XIII The Day's Work. Vol. XIV Stalky & Co. Vol. XV Kim. Vol. XVI Just So Stories, etc. Vol. XVII Traffics and Discoveries. Vol. XVIII Puck of Pook's Hill, etc. Vol. XIXRewards and Fairies. Vol. XX Actions and Reactions. Vol. XXI Departmental Ditties. Barrack-Room Ballads and other verses. Vol. XXII The Five Nations. The Seven Seas. Vol. XXIII Songs from Books. Volumes one to eleven complete, and volumes thirteen to twenty-three complete. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Henry James said: Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) that I have ever known. In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-language writer to receive the prize, and to date he remains its youngest recipient. Among other honours, he was sounded out for the British Poet Laureateship and on several occasions for a knighthood, all of which he declined. The Bombay edition was initially published in 20 volumes and limited to 1000 copies. Kipling continued to write and it eventually grew to 31 volumes, but the last 11 volumes were limited to 500 copies only. This collection is twenty-two volumes of the original twenty five limited to 1050. With water marks to the endpapers. Condition: In original publishers' half cloth bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, all volumes are generally sound, with only some light rubbing and scattered marks. Spine label is slightly lifting to volume one and thirteen. Warping to the boards of volume sixteen, and light damp staining to the tail of volume twenty-two's spine. Very light straining to the front hinge of volume one, three, four, seven,ten, and eleven. As well as straining to the rearhinge of volume four, seven, ten, and eleven. Front hinge to volume thirteen is tender. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound and bright. Somefoxing to the endpapers and textblock edge. Many leaves are uncut. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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      Chapman & Hall,, London: 1913 - Frontis portrait of Dickens; 36 illustrations & facsimiles. Signed by Eckel & Arthur Waugh, the [then] managing director of Chapman & Hall. Vellum spine & cloth boards. TEG. 4to. 1st edition. Signed/Limited. #91/250. 296 pp (including index). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scott's Last Expedition Vols. I-II

      DODD, MEAD & CO NOV. 1913, NY - Gold gilt on spines, illustrated, good binding, clean bodies and unmarked texts. General shelf wear, Vol. I corner is bumped, rubbed covers, and very lightly tanned pages. DATE PUBLISHED: NOV. 1913 EDITION: 443+376 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES VITRAUX, Paris 1911-, Guérinet Armand, editeur, 1913

      - 30 x 40, cartella nocciola che contiene le tre serie delle 149 tavole con grafica elegante, (manca la sola tav. 71-72) relative alle straordinarie immagini sulle vetrate nelle chiese francesi dal XIII al XVI secolo. Allegata nota esplicativa con indicazione dell'autore- quando conosciuto- e del nome della chiesa. Opera fondamentale .

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        Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah. Comprising Photographs Genealogies Biographies. Pioneers are Those Men and Women Who Came to Utah by Wagon, Hand Cart or Afoot, Between July 24, 1847, and December 30, 1868, Before the Railroad. Prominent Men are Stake Presidents, Ward Bishops, Governors, Members of the Bench, etc., Who came to Utah after the coming of the Railroad. The Early History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

      Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, Publishers, 1913. First edition. Leather bound. 1399pp. Large quarto [30 cm] Full leather with raised bands and gilt stamped titles on backstrip. New endsheets. Good. The spine and covers are rubbed. There are small losses from the leather at the ends of the spine. There is a 3" tear at the head of the backstrip along the front joint. This tear was glued at one time, and the glue is visible. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. There are occasional small closed and open tears in the margins of the pages. P. 49 has a long horizontal closed tear through the middle. The text block is beginning to crack at p. 625. There is a 2 inch long tape repair in the inside margin of the rear flyleaf. Edition De Luxe. One of 4500 copies. Number line blank. Hundreds of biographies of early settlers of the Territory. Profusely illustrated with portraits. Through overuse and time this has become an increasingly more difficult item to find in nice condition. Flake/Draper 3182.

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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. 15 colour plates and many small monochrome illustrations by the author. Minor rubbing, internally bright and clean, light foxing to preliminaries. First edition. The first two printings are identical.

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        The Belief In Immortality and The Worship of the Dead. Three Volumes.Volume I. The Belief Among The Aborigines Of Australia, The Torres Straits Islands, New Guinea and Melanesia: Volume II. T Belief Among The Polynesians: Volume III. The Belief Among The Micronesians:

      London: Macmillan And Co., Limited: 1913. First Editions: 8vo; pp. Vol. I.xxii,495; Vol. II. x, 447, 4 pages advertisements; Vol. III. x, 326, 2 pages advertisements; pages uncut, original dark green cloth, titles lettered in gilt on spines, very good tight bright set of first editions.

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

      Hodder & Stoughton. Nd (ca 1913), 1913-01-01. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. 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 403. In Very Good condition, with light signs of age. Rubbing and light soiling to boards, bumped corners. Silk tie is detached but present. Binding lightly pulled at the top of the front paste down, else firmly bound. Clean pages. A nice copy, beautifully and richly illustrated. Signed by Hugh Thomson and numbered 403 out of a limited 1,000 copies.

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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Großen in deutscher Übersetzung. 10 Bände. Hrsg. v. G. B. Volz. Deutsch v. F. v. Oppeln-Bronikowski, Th. v. Scheffer u.a. - Und: Briefe. 2 Bde. - Und: Max Hein. Friedrich der Große. Ein Bild seines Lebens und Schaffens. - Sowie: Friedrich der Große im Spiegel seiner Zeit, hrsg. v. Gustav Berthold Volz. 3 Bde. - Insgesamt 16 Bände.

      R. Hobbing 1913-1916 bzw. o.J., Berlin - 4to. Mit sehr vielen Illustrationen u.a. v. Adolph v. Menzel sowie zahlr. Tafeln u. Karten. Blaue OLwd. m. dekorativer Rückenvergoldung u. goldgeprägt. Deckelvignette (E. R. Weiß). Roter Kopfschnitt. Einbände teils gering fleckig, Kanten leicht bestoßen, Kopfschnitt etw. fleckig, sonst sehr gut erhaltene und innen frische Bände. - In dieser Vollständigkeit mit allen Ergänzungsbänden (Briefe, Biographie, Zeugnisse der Zeitgenossen) ist die große illustrierte Friedrich-Ausgabe selten. gr.

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        THE LAND OF THE BLUE POPPY Travels of a Naturalist in Eastern Tibet

      Cambridge: Cambridge at the University Press, 1913. pp. xii, 283 + [1 adverts]; b/w frontispiece plate with tissue guard, 39 b/w photographic plates, 5 maps. Original green-blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with a little general wear and rubbing, gilt slightly dulled. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the front paste-down, end papers partially cracked over hinges but still strong, minimal spotting, a little general reading wear. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (17 x 24cm).

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        The Reflection of X-Rays by Crystals

      London: Harrison & Sons, 1913 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. I: The Reflection of X-Rays by Crystals. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, vol. 88A, 1913, pp. 428-38. II: The Reflection of X-Rays by Crystals (II). In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, vol. 89A, 1913, pp. 246-48. 4to. Scattered minor spotting, contemp. lib. buckram gilt with ink stamps to title verso and endpapers and remains of mark to foot of spine, sl. rubbed and soiled. [bound with] THOMSON, Joseph John. The Bakerian Lecture: Rays of Positive Electricity. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, vol. A89, 1913, pp. 1-20. ---- <br><br> I+II: Norman 312+313, Leicester, pp. 54-65. - The key papers using x-rays as the device to study the structure of solids, particularly crystals - ultimately laying the foundation of molecular biology - and for which the Braggs received the Nobel Prize.<br> III: In 1913, as part of his exploration into the composition of canal rays, Thomson channelled a stream of ionized neon through a magnetic and an electric field and measured its deflection by placing a photographic plate in its path. Thomson observed two patches of light on the photographic plate, which suggested two different parabolas of deflection. Thomson concluded that neon is composed of atoms of two different atomic masses (neon-20 and neon-22), that is to say of two isotopes. This was the first evidence for isotopes of a stable element; Frederick Soddy had previously proposed the existence of isotopes to explain the decay of certain radioactive elements. Thomson&#39;s separation of neon isotopes by their mass was the first example of mass spectrometry, which was subsequently improved and developed into a general method by Thomson&#39;s student F. W. Aston and by A. J. Dempster. (Wikipedia)..

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        Le zebre. Studio zoologico popolare. Storia biologia sistematica. La zebra imperiale (Equus Grevyi) - La zebra di montagna (E. Zebra) - I Bonte-Quagga ed i Quagga (E. Quagga) - La zebra degli Angoni (E. Foai) - Allevamen

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1913, 16mo leg. orig. copertina illustrata pp. XVIII-298 con 41 tav. fot. f.t + 64 (Elenco manuali) Prima edizione.

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        Frühsommerliches Blumenarrangement in Vase' : Bauernrose mit Storchenschnabel, Stiefmütterchen, Veilchen, Erika, Fingerhut :

      letztes Drittel 19. Jahrhundert. - Öl auf Karton, unten rechts signiert, minutiöse Pinselführung deutet auf frühes Werk, 33 x 27.5 Bildgröße, gerahmt, * Nagel, 92.- *Thieme/Becker XXVI, 478.- Boetticher, Malerwerke des 19.Jh, II, 1.- Baum, Suttgarter Künstler der Gegenwart, 1913, 101.- Beringer, Badische Malerei 1770-1920, 1922.- Fischer, Schwäbische Künstler des 19.Jh. 1925, 65; Die Blumenmalerin Anna Peters, Tochter und Schülerin des Landschafters Pieter Fr. Peters in Stuttgart, wurde beeinflusst von ihrem Onkel Christian Mali und von Anton Braith.- Sie gründete 1893 mit Sally Wiest den 'Württembergischen Malerinnen-Verein', heute 'Bund bildender Künstlerinnen'.- Ihre Blumen-Stilleben - anfangs in traditioneller Art, später impressionistisch - gehören zum Besten dieses Genres der schwäbischen Malschule des 19./20.Jahrhunderts.- [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

      DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, NEW YORK 1913 - Dust jacket: light book, shelf, edge-wear, rubs, corner bumps, price clipped, few small tears, otherwise in good condition. Cover: gilt title on spine and cover, light edge-wear, corner bumps, front/back hinge cracks resulting a few pages becoming detached but laid in. Book plate and pencil notation from the previous owner on the front paste-down page. Pages light browned. Dust jacket excerpt, " Of all Negro poets, none has been more loved and more widely read than Paul Laurence Dunbar. This edition is printed from new plates, the poems having been completely reset in a more legible and attractive type." DATE PUBLISHED: 1913 EDITION: 289 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Books Extra-Illustrated by Bernarda Bryson as a Young Girl, ca. 1913

      - In one volume Bernarda Bryson Shahn has added a lengthy holograph note in ink, signed by her and dated 1995: "NOTE: this book was inscribed with my name.& decorated profusely by me in - as I figure it, 1913. It was found by Bert and Sally Kozma in 1995 - 82 years later.I read it - didn't remember it - but meanwhile I've also spent time in Egypt, stayed at the Mena House, taken a boat up the Nile, beheld the sunrise over the Temple at Luxor." The sketches include a number of likenesses and caricatures in profile, probably drawn from the young artist's imagination but quite accomplished and with full indication of the promise that would eventually reveal itself in her mature work.The drawings in the second volume, while generally cruder and lacking the ironclad provenance of those in the first, are similar enough in style and subject that we feel quite confident that they are also the work of young Miss Bryson. Of particular interest is a sketch on the rear endpaper illustrating a passage from Longfellow's "The Golden Legend" - it is quite fully finished (by a ten-year-old's standards) and suggests an affinity for book illustration which would in later years become Bernarda Bryson Shahn's primary focus. Two octavo volumes (a 1902 Longfellow Collected Poems and a ca. 1914 reprint of C.N. & A.M. Williamson's It Happened in Egypt) with extensive juvenile marginalia by Bernarda Bryson when about ten years of age. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with estate labels tipped on at each front pastedown.

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        Relations de voyages et textes géographiques arabes, persans & turks relatifs à l'Extrème-Orient du VIIIe au XVIIIe siècles. Traduits, revues et annotées. 2 volumes

      Paris, Ernest Leroux Editeur 1913 - Collection « Documents historiques et géographiques relatifs à l'Indochine publiés sous la direction de M.M. Henri Cordier et Louis- Finot. Paris, Ernest Leroux Editeur, 2 volumes.1913-1914. 2 volumes in-8° de (XII & 743pp) pag.continue ( Demi chagrin marron, dos à 5 nerfs, 2 pièces de titres cuir vert et rouge. (Couv.conservées). Tampons et mouillures sur couv. d'origines. Intérieur en bon état. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      L. C. Page and Company, Boston 1913 - "First Impression, May, 1913." Original cloth with bright gilt decoration and lettering on front cover with inlaid oval illustration of Pussy Black-Face. Seven illustrations, all present. Blank bookplate on reverse of front flyleaf otherwise a clean and very good copy of this scarce volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS]
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        Fifty Years of Sport at Oxford, Cambridge and the Great Public Schools

      London: Walter Southwood and Co., Limited, 1913-1922., 1913. 3 volumes; Folio. Vol. I and II cover Oxford and Cambridge (1913); vol. III covers Eton, Harrow and Winchester (1922). Contemporary binding by Chivers in brick coloured full morocco with black tooled box design to spines with gilt titles. Black ruled panelling to boards; blind and gilt tooled circle medalion to centre of each upper with gilt titles and gilt laurels, velluscent onlay to centre being the coat of arms of Oxford and Cambridge (vol.I and II) and of Eton, Harrow and Winchester (vol. III). Top edges gilt, others untrimmed; marbled end papers. Illustrated with a total of 73 full-page portraits. Page edges dusty; spine a touch lighter and boards slightly marked on vol. III. A touch of light foxing to frontis and title page of a couple of volumes, otherwise clean and tight copies. An impressive set.

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      London: Burns & Oates Ltd., 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. A superbly unique copy in Fine condition. Full green cloth with gilt rules and lettering. Frontispiece portrait of Meynell by John Singer Sargent. This copy is INSCRIBED by Meynell to Sargent "with all kindest remembrances/from the writer/May 1913." Tipped to the front pastedown is a 1-1/2 page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from Meynell to Sargent dated May 22 noting the use of his drawing in the book and presenting this copy of the book with gratitude to him. With Sargent&#39;s booklabel beneath the inscription on the front endpaper and below that the small label of Mary Elizabeth Hudson. Meynell wrote the introduction to the 1903 portfolio THE WORK OF JOHN S. SARGENT. Laid into the book is an old description from the prominent New York city bookseller Philip C. Duschnes likely dating back to the 1950s or earlier.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Book of Psalms.

      Hutchinson, [1913] - 1st Edition. Special Limited Edition limited to 150 SIGNED COPIES, this one numbered 55 and signed by the illustrator. Original vellum, gilt, very slightly bowed as often found with vellum bindings. Previous owner's name and date on limitation page otherwise Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de différents textes sur l'actuariat en France

      1913 - Grand in-8° relié demi-chagrin dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé. Il se trouve relié à la suite les textes suivants : "Notes pour une histoire de l'actuariat en France : rapport présenté au 3° Congrès International d'Actuaires tenu à Paris en juin 1900, orné d'un portrait de DEPARCIEUX", plats de couverture conservés, 15 pp. - - "Sur l'emploi simultané de lois de survie distinctes, communication faite au IV° Congrès International d'actuaires, New York septembre 1903" (Paris, lIbrairie des assurances, 1903), plats de couverture conservés, plats de couvertures conservés, 8 pp. - - "Rapport définitif sur les travaux organisés par la commission de 1899 à 1910 et sur leurs résultats" (Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1911), plats de couvertures conservés, 177 pp. 8 très grands tableaux dépliants (il s'agit d'un projet du docteur Jacques Bertillon : Dépouillement des tableaux de morbidité) - - "Sur une méthode d'interpolation exposée par Henri Poincaré et sur une application possible aux fonctions de survie d'ordre (Paris, L. Dulac, 1912), plats de couverture conservés, 7 pp. - - "Sur la mortalité des enfants en France d'après certaines tables récentes" (Paris, L. Dulac, 1913), plats de couverture conservés, 48 pp. une planche hors-texte. Un coin corné, plats légèrement frottés, autrement bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA VIGNE dans l&#146;antiquité

      - Librairie Lardanchet, Lyon, 1913. Fort In/4 broché couverture rempliée illustrée d&#146;une vignette, illustrations : 16 planches et 181 illustrations dans le texte, 560 p. Edition originale sur papier glacé de belle qualité. Coin inférieur droit amortis sur les 50 dernières pages.Ce magnifique volume est l&#146;étude la plus complète et la plus érudite jamais réalisée sur ce sujet. Viala qui signe la préface dit de l&#146;auteur qu&#146;il "a étudié la vigne dans l&#146;antiquité en historien et en érudit, mais aussi en viticulteur ; ses analyses sont non seulement le résultat des connaissances de l&#146;historien et de l&#146;archéologue, mais aussi du technicien viticole et de l&#146;économiste, propriétaire et viticulteur dans l&#146;important vignoble du Beaujolais". Oberlé 12. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens]
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        Mother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes

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

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