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        Tangoville sur Mer: A lithograph of Tango Dancing.

      Paris 1913 - Lithograph hand-coloured in pochoir. Overall size: 58.5 by 43.5cm - mounted. Tangoville sur Mer featured caricature portraits of well-known men and women in France, including Coco Channel; Octave Mirbeau; Caroline Otero; Auguste Rodin; Gabrielle d'Annunzio; Baron Edmond de Rothschild; Aga Khan III, etc.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Masterpieces by Sesshu

      Tokyo: The Shimbi Shoin, 1913 (1910). Printed green silk on boards, silk cloth spine, purple cord tied binding, brown buckram slipcase. 9 pages of text, 60 engraved plates mostly bw, some with multiple colors. Plates have tissue protectors. Oversized and heavy. Front cover is another printed design of Sesshu's. From the introductory text: "If we point out the greatest of all landscape painters, numerous in old as well as in modern times of Japan, Sesshu must be the first one. He was a Zen priest, and his real name was Toyo; but he used several pseudonyms: Bikeisai, Beigen Sanshu, Unkoku, etc." Annotations given for each plate. Exceedingly rare. VG-, ex-library with bookplate and a few other labels and stamps. Bottom and top of text block stamped lightly. Cover show slight wear, silk spine fragile, chipped, and missing on top two inches. Slipcase has frayed spine ends, some torn cloth and separation near top and bottom of each opening.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        Buddhist China.

      John Murray, 1913. 8vo. Original red cloth, lettered in black and gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xvi, 403; numerous plates after photographs, one folding plan; expertly rebacked, retaining original spine, here and there a little spotted, nevertheless, a rather good copy. First edition, very rare. An account of the development of Buddhism in China, religious pilgrimages within China and of the religious centres at the holy mountain of Chiu-hua and the holy island of Puto. Sir Reginald Fleming Johnston (1874-1938) was a colonial administrator, fiercely Anti-Christian and a Sinologist, stationed on the coast of China's northern Shandong province. 'Johnston stayed for fourteen years, serving as secretary to the government (1904-6), then senior district officer and magistrate (1906-17), and acting administrator (1917-18). Stewart Lockhart and Johnston became firm friends; both were interested in China as administrators, but also as scholars. Johnston's fine linguistic abilities smoothed his move, and he developed a keen intellectual interest in Chinese social and religious practices in the territory. About these he later wrote Lion and Dragon in Northern China (1910), a sympathetic and enduringly useful portrait. Early plans for development of Weihaiwei withered and it became a relative backwater; an important summer base for the Royal Navy's China station, it became chiefly known as a summer resort. Amicable relations with the newly acquired Chinese subjects were established through the principle of governing them less by the Colonial Office book, and more like traditional Chinese magistrates. Johnston took to this smoothly, happily quoted the Confucian classics in his court judgments, and in time came to be living out an isolated and almost orientalist fantasy life in the small town of Wenquantang, where he was based ... When not sparring with Christianity, Johnston's was an important voice in the foreign discovery of Chinese Buddhism - not the popular Buddhist folk religion practised in China (although he argued against prevailing foreign prejudices concerning monasteries and their inhabitants), but the philosophical and religious system. He developed a keen interest in contemporary movements in the Buddhist community, developed close relations with its leaders, and published a useful volume, Buddhist China, in 1913' (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Wooded landscape [Six mountainous Landscapes in Tyrol: serie title]

      Landscape with high trees, in the center wooded bridged with personnages. Very sharp impression; Original Drawig by Savery in Paris at Louvre (F. Lugt: Inv. général des Dessins des Écoles du nord, Ec. Holl, vol II, 1913, n. 712) Engraving on paper trimmed to platemark; total: 191 x 265 mm; possibly state I/2; Hollstein 230; W. 107

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        Sons and Lovers

      London: Duckworth & Co, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. vii, 423pp. + 20 pp ads. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing, Roberts' variant 1 with dated cancel title page. Very Good with slightly tender hinges, bumped head, light rubbing and mottling to cloth, wear to front paste down. Gilt fairly sharp. A nice copy of Lawrence's acclaimed novel. Of it British poet Philip Larkin wrote, "Nearly every page of it is absolutely perfect.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE BOOK OF THE DEAD The Papyrus of Ani Scribe and Treasurer of the Temples of Egypt About B C 1450 in Two Volumes

      Philip Lee Warner [&] Medici Society, 1913. 1st edn. 2 vols. Tall 8vo. Original gilt lettered red cloth (bumped and very slightly torn at head and tail of spine, torn on bottom edge of lower board - otherwise VG), dustwrapper (partial loss at head and tail of spine, open tears on corners - otherwise VG in protective wrappers). Pp. vi + 337 [&] viii + 339 - 704, illus with 37 folding coloured plates with b&w hieroglyphics in text (no inscriptions).

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        Der Wittiber. Buchschmuck von Ignatius Taschner.

      München Langen 11- 12 Tsd 1913 - O Gln., 8°, 288 (4) S. Exlibris. Von schöner Erhaltung. Sprache: de

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Alraune]
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        Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures

      London: William Heinemann, 1913. With Forty-Four Mounted Color Plates Including 'Cupid's Alley' RACKHAM, Arthur. Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures. With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. London: William Heinemann. n.d. [1913]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 1,130 numbered copies, signed by the artist (this copy being no. 796). Large quarto (11 1/4 x 9 inches; 287 x 229 mm). 43, [1] pp. Forty-four color plates (including frontispiece) mounted on tan paper, with descriptive tissue guards, and ten drawings in black and white. Slight shadow at top half-inch of half-title, otherwise fine. Bound ca. 1990 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full gray crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1913 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, Cockerel endpapers. Fine. "Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures brings together a number of drawings unrelated in theme. Most of them, it is true, are drawings of the supernatural, of goblins, elves and fairies, and many are based on actual fairy tales; but there are also delightful straightforward drawings of children at the seaside or in the Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens; there is also the well-known 'Cupid's Alley' [the original of which is in the Tate Gallery], which illustrates verses by Austin Dobson, and there are subject pictures and landscapes of wide variety. It was important that such a book should be drawn together by an introductory essay, and natural for Rackham to invite [J.M.] Barrie to write it. The answer he received was cordial but disappointing: '24 June 1913. Dear Rackham, I wish I could, but I have promised to write two introductions this autumn, and had better not undertake more. Added to which I would be very bad at it as I have no skill in criticism. I am very glad to hear of the book and look forward to it. You have no greater admirer than myself, and few there are more warmly indebted to you. 'Yours very sincerely J.M. Barrie'. Rackham was fortunate in obtaining Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch as a substitute for Barrie. 'Q' not only admired Rackham's work; he also thoroughly understood a child's instinctive longing for the imaginative and fanciful. 'To this instant, constant, intellectual need of childhood no one in our day,' he wrote, 'has ministered so bountifully or so whole-heartedly as Mr. Rackham.' And Quiller-Couch was happy, too, in associating the random, impressionistic nature of much of the Book of Pictures with 'the wayward visions that tease every true artist's mind, while he bends over the day's work'". (Derek Hudson. Arthur Rackham. His Life and Work, pp. 97-98). Latimore and Haskell, pp. 41-42. Riall, p. 118.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Russland. St Petersburg und Umgebung.

      Karl Baedeker Leipzig 1913 - Second edition, xxii,134pp, 5 maps, 11 plans, 4 floor plans, publisher's red cloth gilt with buff coloured dust-wrapper; a fine copy. This is the second and last of the two editions. This title was only published in German and contains a description of a new arrangement of paintings at the Hermitage which was completed in 1913. Very scarce particularly with dust-wrapper. Hinrichsen D465 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        St. Petersburg und Umgebung . . . Zweite Auflage; Handbook for Travellers

      Karl Baedeker, Publisher, Leipzig 1913 - Second (and final) Edition (first appeared in 1901), published only in German, with details of a new arrangement of paintings at the Hermitage recently completed. Small, slim 8vo: xxii,134pp, with 5 maps (including one of Russia on rear end papers), 11 plans, and 4 floor plans. Publisher's red flexible cloth, all edges marbled, green and red silk page-makers. Front end papers and half-title toned, but a superb, virtually pristine example: contents clean throughout, no masks, tears, marginalia, foxing, or stains; completely unfaded, crisp, and bright. Perhaps stored in a vault for the past 100 years! Hinrichsen D465. "In 1828, [Karl] Baedeker bought the rights to J. A. Klein's Rheinreise von Mainz bis Köln and, after the death of the author, Baedeker himself revised and updated the work, recreating it for a new market. Using his own travel experiences, he guided the tourist to the principal attractions in each place, saving travellers the expense of hiring their own guide. He thus created a new type of guidebook, which was widely copied throughout Europe and opened up tourism to a new class of visitor. The reliability of the information was ensured by annual journeys by Baedeker himself and by reference to respected published sources and expert scholars. . . . For the serious tourist a Baedeker was indispensable, its tone, especially with respect to southern Europeans, assuring northerners of their superiority, and suggesting ways of avoiding dangers. When Lucy Honeychurch finds herself 'In Santa Croce with no Baedeker' in E. M. Forster's A Room with a View, she is entirely lost." (ODNB) Note: With few exceptions (always noted), we only stock Baedekers in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene wrappers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Mother Goose the Old Nursery Rhymes

      Coloured frontispiece and twelve coloured plates with tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, First edition, limited to eleven hundred and thirty copies, signed by the illustrator, large 4to., recently rebound in full green crushed goatskin gilt, Mother Goose pictorially gilt to the upper board, spine with 5 raised bands with single gilt rules and gilt dotted lines, t.e.g., others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, signed by The Chelsea Bindery. Heinemann, London. 

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        The Noble and Joyous Book Entytled Le Morte Darthur: Notwythstondying It Treateth of the Byrth, Lyf, and Actes of Sayd Kyng Arthur, of His Noble Knyghtes of the Rounde Table ..

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1913. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Charles M. Gere and his sister Margaret Gere. woodcuts (2 fullpage and 27 smaller) by W. H. Hooper and J. B. Swain after designs by Charles M. Gere (26) and his sister Margaret Gere (3, identified in the colophon). xxii, 500p. Original brown cowhide (41cm.). Gilt lettering and five raised bands on backstrip. Gilt ruling on cover edges and on turn-ins. Oval "WHS" stamp in gilt on bottom turn-in inside back cover. Modest wear along joints and cover edges. A couple of small darkened areas on front cover. Former owner's red stamp lightly stamped on front free endpapers with just a bit of offsetting on pastedown. Free endpapers and adjacent leaves browned around edges from turn-ins. Contents crisp and clean. According to the colophon, 145 copies (including this one) of this impressive edition were printed on paper and 8 on vellum. The colophon also notes: "The text is that of "Southey's reprint (1817) of Caxton's edition, with a few minor variations, more especially in punctuation." The story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is one of the most enduring and entertaining bits of British mythology. Thomas Malory. the majority choice for the author of this work, seems a rather dubious character to have composed such an impressive piece of literature which organized and retold (with some additions) existing French and English tales about King Arthur and his chivalrous knights. William Caxton first published "Le Morte Darthur" in 1485.

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        Le roman du Renard *

      J. Tallandier, Paris 10.1913. - Relié percaline polychrome 33 x 26, vignette de titre polychrome contrecollée au premier plat, titre et tête dorés, gardes bleutées. État flamboyant. 305 compositions à toutes pages de Benjamin Rabier, dont 25 hors-texte polychromes et 16 en noir. Bel exemplaire de l'adaptation pour le jeune public par J. Leroy-Allais de ce classique de la littérature épique animalière moyenageuse. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Mystery of Fu-Manchu.

      Methuen, London., 1913. First edition. Octavo. pp vi, 308. Two publishers' catalogues at rear: 8 pages dated Spring 1913 and 31 pages dated May 1913. Red cloth decorated in gilt. The first of the Fu-Manchu books.Some foxing here and there. Covers a bit dusty. Spine darkened. Front joint rubbed and starting to split at top. Very good. No dustwtrapper. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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      New York: Neale Publishig Co, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: The Neale Publishing Company. First edition. Inscribed by Lynch "your friend, the author" and then signed on the front endpaper. Frontis photo of Lynch, 325 pages. Original dark blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Light stain to bottom quarter of front edge, some spotting to top edge, text clean, binding tight. Cover is bright and clean, corners are sharp. A very good copy of an elusive book, and almost never found signed. Lynch was the first African-American elected to Congress [1873] from Mississippi and held the post for three terms. Lynch states in his preface that he will present what is "based upon the author's own knowledge, contact and experience." He presents a defense of the Reconstruction and attempts to "present the facts as they were and are...and to set them down without the slightest regard as to their effect upon the public mind, except so far as that mind may be influenced by the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth."

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        Grand Prix de L'.A.C.F. - Rigal sur Bayard-Clément _ 1er. des voitures Françaises

      Mabileau & Co. Paris 1913 - Hand-coloured pochoir print, mounted. Size: 85.8 cm x 41 cm. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Tennis. Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut produced his first motoring prints in the mid-1890s, and by 1897, his drawings were pictorial records of the many races in France. Montaut's work was extremely well received in the Paris of his day and was shown in the fashionable shops of the Rue de l'Opera and Rue de la Paix, as well as in the better galleries. Marguerite Montaut, Ernest's wife, joined him in his work producing not only racing prints but also developing a fine series of aviation prints commemorating such events as the first flights on the early European mail routes. While Marguerite Montaut's works were occasionally signed "M. Montaut", she also used the name "Gamy", an anagram for Magy. The Gamy-Montaut prints were all produced by the pochoir process in which the outlines for each image were drawn onto lithographic stones and printed. Using these uncoloured prints as a template, elaborate stencils were cut for each colour. Water-colour was then brushed onto the image through the stencil. The colouring process was quite complex, with each print taking several days to produce. It was also quite labour intensive, and the studio of Gamy-Montaut therefore employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Vom sterbenden Rokoko

      Leipzig, Staackmann 1913. - 155 Ss. mit Lithographien von Hugo Steiner Prag, jede von Ihnen in Bleistift mit Originalunterschrift von Hugo Steiner Prag und Jahr.Oldr. Dieses Exemplar al 9 von 20 handschriftlich nummeriert und von Bartsch unterschrieben. Dreiseiger Goldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Cellar & Henschel, Argentina]
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        Das alte Südwest-Afrika. Landschaft und Schicksale. Dichtung von P. Kloeppel. Lanschaft und Schicksale Dichtung von P. Klöppel ;

      Swakopmund, Swakopmunder Buchhandlung ;Ferdinand Stich, o.J. nach 1913. 52 Seiten, illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband ; 215 x 140 mm, Heft mit Zwei Klammern,; Etwas lichtrandig, das Blatt Seite 41/42 hat einen 1 cm langen Riss. (Produktionsfehler). Ecken weinig bestoßen. Sehr sauberes und stabiles Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Bombay Edition of the Works.

      London: Macmillan & Co.,, 1913–38. [Including Plain Tales from the Hills; The Phantom Rickshaw; The Light That Failed; Gunga Din; The Jungle Book; The Second Jungle Book; Captains Courageous; Kim; Just So Stories.] 31 volumes, octavo. Recent brown morocco, red and green morocco labels, centre tool to spines gilt, marbled endpapers, decorative roll to boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A fine set. The Bombay Edition, one of only 500 possible complete sets signed by the author on the half-title. The Bombay edition was initially published in 20 volumes and limited to 1,000 copies. Kipling continued to write and the edition eventually grew to 31 volumes, but the last 11 volumes were limited to 500 copies only. Because later volumes were issued separately and at a lower limitation, complete sets such as this one are rare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Slonik Moka i Mishuk u sebia doma [i e Little Elephant Moka and Bear Mishuk at Home]

      St. Petersburg: Devrien, 1913. [4], 28 pp. 21x30 cm. Illustrated by the author (on every page alongside the text). Slightly rubbed, both pages and boards. Spine restored, otherwise good. Rare pre-revolutionary edition (comparing to more common Berlin one printed in 1920s).

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
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        Sons and Lovers

      London: Duckworth & Co, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. vii, 423pp. + 20 pp ads. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing, Roberts' variant 1 with dated cancel title page. Very Good with slightly tender hinges, bumped head, light rubbing and mottling to cloth, wear to front paste down. Gilt fairly sharp. A nice copy of Lawrence's acclaimed novel. Of it British poet Philip Larkin wrote, "Nearly every page of it is absolutely perfect.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Illustrated London News, Volume CXLIII (July 5 to December 20 1913)

      Published by The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd, London 1913 - , with Supplements (including some with colour illustrations and photographs, with Christmas edition including 4 plates in colour by Kay Nielsen), 1,108 pages, colour illustrated plates with titles, photographs and illustrations with titles throughout (including some full and double page, in colour, advertisements), variety of subject matter (including Lord Kitchener, China's Inauguration of First President, British Army Manoeuvres, the Camera as Recorder, Khyber Pass, Bulgaria Greece conflict, Lunar Photography, Burning Bush of Radium to Cure Cancer, Submarines Sea-planes and Dreadnoughts), fascinating contemporary record. This is a heavy book that will require additional shipping to overseas First Edition , slight rubbing and scuffing to covers, fading to spine and upper edges of boards, horizontal tear to page 393, surface tears to pages 2 and 3, surface tears with pages stuck together Dec 13 Supplement pages iv and v, in good condition , claret cloth, blindstamped rules to covers, gilt titles to spine, red edges, grey speckled endpapers, some buff leaves Folio, 41 x 31 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Passionate Friends.

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1913. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth, gilt titles to the spine, gilt topstain. Inscribed by the author, "H.G. Wells to his cousin Jane Knight." Currey, 421. Hammond A9. Wells 49. Bookplate of Larry McMurtry on the front pastedown. "Notable for its discussion of the ideas which Wells later elaborated in The World of William Clissold and The Open Conspiracy. The phrase, "the open conspiracy," first occurs in The Passionate Friends (page 270)" (Hammond A9).

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        Arai Hakuseki: The Sword Book in Honcho Gunkiko and the Book of Samé Ko Hi Sei Gi of Inaba Tsurio.

      Privately printed for Henri L. Joly, London., 1913. First edition. Royal octavo. pp xvi, 176, 33, xxx (index). One of 200 copies. Collotype plates, illustrations, folding charts. Original black cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Two important eighteenth-century treatises, the first of which was written by the privy councillor of the Shogun, then de facto ruler of Japan, the second by a humble dealer in Osaka. Rare.Presentation copy, inscribed on the verso of the half-title to a prominent English publisher: "John Lane Esq. With all best wishes from H.L. Joly 1914".Circular armorial bookplate on front pastedown. Tissue guard to frontispiece a little torn. Cover edges just a little rubbed and bumped. Very good indeed.

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        La corte di Lodovico il Moro.

      Ulrico Hoepli, 1913. 4 volumi in-4° (cm. 29,5), legature editoriali in t. tela elegantemente decorata a secco (medaglioni e cornici) con titoli in oro e borchie, tagli di testa dorati; pagine in ottimo stato con veline; il set comprende: La vita privata e l'arte a Milano nella seconda metà del Quattrocento (con 1000 illustrazioni e 40 tavole f.t.); Bramante e Leonardo Da Vinci (con 700 illustrazioni e 20 tavole f.t.); Gli artisti lombardi (con 489 illustrazioni e 16 tavole f.t.); Le arti industriali, la letteratura, la musica (con 260 illustrazioni e 12 tavole f.t., oltre all'indice generale). Prima edizione. Cfr. Hoepli 767; Meneghina 1044. Superbo esemplare.

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        Mother Goose the Old Nursery Rhymes.

      1913 - Coloured frontispieceand twelve coloured plates with tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, First edition, limited to eleven hundred and thirty copies, signed by the illustrator, large 4to., recently rebound in full green crushed goatskin gilt, Mother Goose pictorially gilt to the upper board, spine with 5 raised bands with single gilt rules and gilt dotted lines, t.e.g., others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, signed by The Chelsea Bindery. Heinemann, London. One very small dent to the top board, small ink stain to the back board, the limitation leaf a touch foxed, still a fine copy in an excellent modern binding, loosely inserted a printed flyer for an exhibition at the Leicester Galleries in 1913 which included the original watercolours for this edition, for which Rackham himself chose which of the rhymes to print. The origins of Mother Goose and her Nursery Rhymes are still debated, many crediting Charles Perrault with their first use. The English publisher John Newbery is credited with their first appearance in English, although no copy exists. Among the many and varied illustrated editions of these Rhymes, few have so entered the public consciousness as well as Rackham's. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Palestine. Founded on the Survey of the Palestine Exploration Fund.

      [Dated and signed in the cast], M. Parsons, 1913. Cast copper relief map of Palestine and parts of Lebanon and Syria, stretching from Beirut in the north, to Gaza in the south, and Hauran via Bashan to the east. 20 x 37 x 1cm, a key, and place names. Based on a map by the Palestine Exploration Fund (possibly Armstrong's "Relief Map" of 1909), this was made by M. Parsons in 1913 as indicated bottom left (PEF also made a photo relief map in 1907). Two sets of nuts and bolts to the back suggest this was intended to be affixed to a wall as a plaque. The Palestine Exploration Fund was established in 1865 by Arthur Stanley and George Grove under the patronage of Queen Victoria as a secular organisation 'to promote research into the archaeology and history, manners and customs and culture, topography, geology and natural sciences of biblical Palestine and the Levant' (PEF). Its illustrious list of associates includes George Armstrong, Charles Wilson, Charles Warren, Claude Conder, Kitchener, Gottlieb Schumacher, WF Petrie, Leonard Woolley, T.E. Lawrence, Schumacher, John Garstang among many others. Of these, Conder and Kitchener among others conducted the Survey of Western Palestine during 1871-78. 'Senior Fund officials, first and foremost among them George Armstrong, saw in the creation of relief maps and their sale to schools, churches, and other institutions a means of spreading precise geographic knowledge about Jerusalem and the Holy Land and of fulfilling one of the central objectives of the PEF' (Rubin, Relief Maps and Models in the Archives of The Palestine Exploration Fund, in Palestine Exploration Quarterly, 138, 1 (2006), 43-63, not knowing about this map). Although the provenance of this map is not known, we believe it is more likely to have been made for one of the PEF's members or associates. A school or church would be less likely as its size is too small to display effectively to classrooms or congregations, and such institutions might have found the plaster versions (such as the huge plaster relief in the PEF's own collection) much more suitable for viewing. - A unique and intriguing item.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Venturesome Voyages of Capt. Voss.

      Yokohama, Japan Herald Press for Geiser & Gilbert in Tokyo, 1913. 8vo. Original red cloth, lettered and ornamented in gilt; pp. xiv, [2], 394, [2, Japanese colophon], with portrait, colour-printed map of Cocos Island, folding colour-printed world map and 14 plates; cloth a little marked; text with occasional marginal spotting, otherwise a good copy; provenance: contemporary ownership inscription inside front cover, Probsthain's bookshop label and their stamp to title. Scarce first edition of the narrative of one of the most unusual circumnavigations of the world: in a dug-out canoe, the Tilikum, purchased by the German-Canadian captain Voss from first nation Americans on Vancouver Island. The adventurous captain tells of other journeys, including one to Cocos Island in search of treasure, in extremely small vessels. However, the Tilikum journey is a remarkable achievement and the 12m vessel, built in the early 19th century is now on display in the Maritime Museum of British Columbia. Losely inserted: A probably contemporary drawing of the Tilikum, a 1926 extract from a yachting journal with illustration of the elevation and section of the vessel, and a paper cutting about the Cocos Island treasure.

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        In Powder & Crinoline

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1913 - One of 500 Cpoies Signed by Kay Nielsen Specially Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe[NIELSEN, Kay, illustrator]. QUILLER-COUCH, Sir Arthur. In Powder & Crinoline. Old Fairy Tales Retold by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., 1913].Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 copies (this copy being No. 40), numbered and signed by the artist. Large quarto (12 x 9 7/8 inches; 305 x 252 mm.). [2, limitation leaf], xii, [13]-163, [1] pp. Inserted title and twenty-six mounted color plates on gray paper with descriptive tissue-guards. Fifteen black & white text illustrations, decorative top margins to text leaves.Bound ca. 1925 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, stamp signed on verso of front free-endpaper. Three-quarter crushed brown morocco over patterned boards ruled in gilt. Spine with five raised bands decoratively paneled and tooled in gilt in compartments. Two blue morocco labels lettered in gilt. Matching patterned endpapers, top edge gilt. Housed in a white cardboard slipcase (repaired) with the original limited edition box label printed in black and red.A fine example of a mid 1920s binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, very similar to the bindings used for The Golden Cockerel Press Troilus and Criseyde (1927) and The Canterbury Tales (1929-31).Danish illustrator and designer Kay Nielsen (1886-1957) "was drawn early on to fairy tales and illustrated many volumes for Hodder & Stoughton: In Powder and Crinoline (1913), East of the Sun, West of the Moon (1914), Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (drawings completed in 1912, but first published in 1924), Hansel and Gretel (1925), and Red Magic (Jonathan Cape, 1930), a collections of fairy tales from around the world. Nielsen's designs unite strong linearity with delicate colouring?Characterized by a sense of two-dimensional flatness, Nielsen's objects and people are highly stylized: foxglove blossoms hang in measured asymmetry; princes and princesses stand on improbably long legs; and their garments billow in gravity-defying parabolas. The power of his illustrations lies in his uncanny ability to retrieve a story's emotional effect on its reader and to recreate it visually in two dimensions" (The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales).Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), "English critic, writer, and compiler of Cornish descent who published under the pseudonym 'Q'. Among his many anthologies, Quiller-Couch put together three collections of fairy tales. In 1895 he published Fairy Tales Far and Near Re-told, with illustrations by H.R. Millar. For his The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French Re-told (1910), illustrated by Edmund Dulac, Quiller-Couch translated and retold tales by Charles Perrault ('Bluebeard', 'Cinderella', and 'Sleeping Beauty') and Mme de Villeneuve ('Beauty and the Beast') taken from the French Cabinet des fées (1785-9). His third collection, In Powder and Crinoline: Old Fairy Tales Retold (1913), illustrated by Kay Nielsen, includes a version of 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'" (The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales).The Fairy Tales:Minon-MinetteFelicia or The Pot of PinksThe Twelve Dancing PrincessesRosanie or The Inconstant PrinceThe Man Who Never LaughedJohn and the GhostsThe Czarina's Violet. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Anne of Geierstein and Chronicles of the Canongate Including the Two Drovers with Stories from the Keepsake

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1913 - Copyright date 1913, limited edition of which this set is number 162 of 375 Copies. 2 volumes. signed by the W. Heath Robinson.Illustrated with 12 plates, including 8 from photographs (2 from the original negatives), 2 from watercolors, and 2 illustrations signed by W. Heath Robinson. (8vo) three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, gilt spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Finely bound at the Riverside Press. No. 162 of 375 copies of the Deluxe Large Paper Edition. 2 volumes from the wonderful 50 volume deluxe large paper edition of the Works of Sir Walter Scott. This edition features the additional original photographs and watercolor frontispieces, as well as two illustrated frontispieces signed by the W. Heath Robinson. Light wear to bindings with rubbing to extremities; a bit of scuffing to top edge gilt; about near fine. Text and illustrations are bright and clean, bindings are secure, a solid collectible set of books. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Fly-fisher's Entomology.

      Liverpool: Henry Young & Sons. 1913. 4to. 2 vols. Publisher's morocco-backed green cloth, gilt borders and gilt vignette of fly on circular blue panel to upper boards, spines with gilt lettering and tools; pp. xx + 103, 20 plates (several hand-coloured), second volume containing 48 flies tied to Ronalds's specifications, each in a step cut mount; a little rubbing to extremities, very good.` No, 125 of limited edition of 250, deluxe edition, signed by the publisher. With introduction by Sir Herbert Maxwell, which contains a short biography of the author, who died in 1860. This work had already run through ten editions and was an established landmark of angling literature. This lavish edition was a proper memorial to Ronalds, with the original plates re-struck and complemented by photographs of the author's favourite rivers.

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        Scott's Last Expedition.

      1913 - First edition. Frontispieces, 269 images on 203 plates (18 coloured, 4 double-page, 2 panoramas), photogravures and folding maps. 2 vols. 4to. Fine original brilliant blue ribbed cloth, gilt, extremities with slight signs of light wear. xxvi, 633; xiv, 534pp. London, Smith Elder and Co., Scarce in fine condition. It ?is sufficient to state that Scott's eloquent prose propelled him into the realm of greatness despite his flaws. What Scott wrote at the end of his life was an inspiration in meeting death with supreme dignity, and his words entreat reading again and again? (Rosove). Arranged by Leon Huxley and with a preface by Clements Markham, this work is an account of Scott's fatal Antarctic expedition on the Terra Nova.The first volume comprises Scott's journal and reprints the farewell letters found by his side. The second contains Wilson's account as well as the results of the scientific work completed by the surviving members of the crew. Huxley's accompanying notes are both sober and informative. Rosove, 290.A1; Spence, 1056. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Scott's Last Expedition - Vol. I. Being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O.; Vol. II. Being the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition.

      Smith, Elder, London., 1913. First edition. Royal octavo. Two volumes: pp xxvi, 636; xvi, 534. Preface by Clements R. Markham. Photogravure frontispieces, 6 sketches in photogravure by E.A. Wilson, 18 coloured plates, 260 photographs by Herbert G. Ponting and others; panoramas and maps. Inscription on the front free endpaper: "H.H. Whitty - 1914. I 1st heard of the tragedy of Scott's death & his gallant crusaders while travelling from Tarramia [Corowa] to Sydney with Geo Fleming in a new Russell car about 1913." Covers a little scuffed and bumped at the edges with some minor rubbing to the corners. Very good set.

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        Autograph letter signed ("RLuxemburg").

      No place, [8 October 1913]. - 8vo. 2½ pp. on bifolium. Letter to a comrade who had contacted her with publishing questions, in part (translated): "This poem is hardly suitable for publication. I would advise - if your time allows for it - to read our classic writings: Lassalle, Engels and Marx; you would certainly find many ideas and viewpoints. Right now, your essay to me seems to be based on solely warm feelings instead of clear concepts. That may also derive from the poetic form (of the essay). Having said that, I would be very pleased if you continued to dedicate yourself with the same enthusiasm to our good cause of socialism [ ]". - In fine condition, with a fragile central mailing fold, mild soiling, and a few pencil notations. Accompanied by three unsigned postcard photos.

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        Journal of a Tour in the East.


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        Ueber telegraphishe Uebertragungen kinematographischer Aufnahmen", offprint from Verhandlungen der Detuschen Physicalishcen Gesellschaft: AND FIVE others

      Various publishers (see below) 1913 - __+__Six Offprints by one of the Early Creators of Television__+__ Arthur Korn: six offprints, 1913-1927. Korn (1870-1945) was one of the founders of television working in the field of fax transmission, and on 8th October, 1906 he transmitted the first image via wire of Crown Prince William. Being of Jewish descent, Korn (of Breslau) fled Germany in 1939 and settled in the United States, finding a teaching position and chair in math and physics at Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, New Jersey). the following offprints include one (the first) with some very early fax transmission results (1913), and includes three other signed works. __+__ The offprints include the following: "Ueber telegraphishe Uebertragungen kinematographischer Aufnahmen", offprint from Verhandlungen der Detuschen Physicalishcen Gesellschaft, 23 Sept 1913. Original printed wrappers. Very good copy. Showing two illustrations of the results of Korn's image transfer by wire invention. __+__"Das Elektron als pulsierendes Teilchen mit konstantem Pulsationsquantum", offprint from Deutschen Physicallischen Gesellschaft, Septmber 1913. Original printed wrappers. Very good. __+__ "Ueber den gegenwartigen Stand der Bildtelegraphie. Offprint: Elektrotechnischen Zeitschrift, heft 16, 1914. Signed presentation copy. Good condition. Original wrappers. __+__ "Ueber die Anwendung der Methode der sukzessiven Naherungen zur Losung von linearen Integralgleichungen mit unsymmetriwchen Kernen.", offprint from Archiv der MAthemaitk und Physik, 25/2, 4 August 1916. Original printed wrappers. Very good.__+__ "Sulle forze d'attrazione e di repulsione negli atomi" in Atti della Acad. delle Scienze di Torino, vol LX, 1925. Signed presentation copy to Hans Reissner. Very good copy. __+__ "Wellenmechanik und meine mechanischen Theorien. Beruehrungspunkte und Divergenzen". Verlag von Julius Springer, Berlin, 1927. Offprint: Zeitschrift fuer Physik, volume 44, heft 9/10, pp 745-753. Signed "uberricht vom Verfasser". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Handbuch der speziellen Chirurgie des Ohres und der oberen Luftwege. 4 Bände in 5 Bänden (Band 1 in 2 Teilbänden).

      Verlag von Curt Kabitsch, Würzburg 1913 und 1924 (Band 2 wurde 1924 um einen 2. Teil ergänzt),. - 600 - 900 S. je Band mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Taext und zahlreichen meist farbigen Tafen, Inhalt: Band 1.1.: Topographische Anatomie nach Regionen - Sobotta, J.: Topographische Anatomie des Kopfes; Onodi, O.: Topographische Anatomie der Nasenhöhle und ihrer Nebenhöhlen; Stenger: Topographische Anatomie des Gehörorgans; Sobotta, J.: Topographie des Mundrachens; Sobotta, J.: Topographie des Halses und des Mediastinums; Most, A.: Der Lymphgefässapparat des Kopfes und des Halses. Grundzüge der Anästhesie - Hacker, R.: Grundzüge der allgemeinen Anästhesie; Heymann, P.: Lokale Anästhesie: a)Hals und Nase; Voss, O.: Lokale Anästhesie: b) Ohr. Isemer: Stauungstherapie. Roepke, F.: Begutachtung Operierter.Band 1.2.: Pieniazek: Behandlung der Stenosen. Von Pieniazek. Kosmetische Operationen - Port, G.: Prothesen; Joseph, Jacques: Korrektive Nasen- und Ohrenplastik; Stein, Alber E.: Die Paraffintherapie; Bockenheimer, Ph.: Plastische Operationen. Kuttner, A.: Die Röntgendiagnostik bei Erkrankungen der Nebenhöhlen, der Hypophysis der Zähne und der Ohren. Meyer, Edmund: Die phlegmonösen Entzündungen der oberen Luftwege. Kissling: Septischen Erkrankungen.Band 2.1: Voss, O.: Die Verletzungen und chirurgischen Krankheiten des äußeren Ohres. Brühl: Die Funktionsprüfung des Gehörorganes. Preysing, H.: Die frische eitrige Mittelohrentzündung und der Trommelfellschnitt. Uffenorde, W.: Die chirurgischen Erkrankungen des inneren Ohres. Die Chirurgie des Mittelohres - Beyer, H.: Antrumaufmeißelung; Güttich, A.: Die intrakraniellen Komplikationen der Mittelohreiterung; Döderlein: Die Chirurgie der Tuberkulose des Mittelohres; Beyer, H.: Radikale Freilegung der Mittelohrräume; Linck, A.: Die Hammer-Amboß-Extraktion. Band 2.2.: Gerber, P.H.: Die intrapharyngeale Chirurgie des Nasenrachens. Kronenberg, E.: Die Chirurgie der Mundhöhle. Kronenberg, E.: Die Erkrankungen des Zungengrundes. Hölscher: Die Schwebelaryngoskopie. Jurasz, A.: Chirurgie der Gaumenmandeln. Henke, Fritz: Die Totalexstirpation der Gaumenmandeln. Umhofer, R.: Die Chirurgie der Rachenmandeln.Band 3.: Seifert, O.: Die Chirurgie der äusseren Nase. Boenninghaus: Die Operation an den Nebenhöhlen der Nase. Katz, L.: Die intranasale Chirurgie. Hoffmann, R.: Die orbitalen Komplikationen der Nebenhöhlen. Kuttner, A.: Der Hypophysistumor und seine operative Behandlung. Ritter, G.: Die Chirurgie der Tränenwege. Heile, B.: Die chirurgische Behandlung der bösartigen Geschwülste des Oberkiefers. Band 4.: Gluck & Soerensen: Die Resektion und Exstirpation des Larynx, Pharynx und Osophagus; Die Operationen an der Mandibula; Die Operationen an der Zunge; Die Ligatur der arteria carotis; Die Chirurgie der Schilddrüse. Hansberg: Die Laryngofissur. Blumenfeld, Felix: Endolaryngeale Operationen. Bockenheimer, Ph.: Die Tracheotomie. Mann, M.: Tracheo-Bronchoskopie. Starck, Hugo: Ösophagoskopie. Herausragend der Beitrag von Joseph, Jacques: Korrektive Nasen- und Ohrenplastik in Band 1.2. ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 12940 Groß 8°, Original-Halbleder, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, Vorsatz mit Namensstempel, Schnitt (und Papier vereinzelt) leicht stockfleckig, einige Tafeln lose und leicht angerändert, Band 2 mit leichter Papierbräunung, insgesamt gutes, vollständiges Exemplar,

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        Arthur Rackham's Aesop's Fables, Signed Limited Edition

      First Rackham edition. Edition de Luxe, no. 860 of 1450 copies, signed by Arthur Rackham. Large 4to. Bound in full black calf, raised bands to the spine and gilt lettering. The upper cover with inlaid panel of white buckram and decorative gilt lettering and decoration. Top edge gilt and others edges untrimmed. Thirteen colour plates mounted onto brown art paper and protected by captioned tissue guards and 53 black and white drawings. A handsome presentation. Contains upwards of 250 fables and morals.

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        Vocabolario della lingua italiana scritta e parlata.

      Tommaso Villani 1913 - italiano

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