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        Wappen des Geschlechts "Röder von Diersburg und Rodeck" //

      1913 - (Woodcut) Holzschnitt in 4 Farben von Otto Hupp; 29 x 13,5 cm; (aus dem "Mchn. Kalender" von 1913) // Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. In good state

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kurt Pflugmacher]
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        [Photo Album]: Fishing Camps

      Maine, 1913. Near Fine. Oblong octavo. Measuring 7" x 10". String-tied green leather over cloth with stamped decorations. A collection of 28 sepia toned photographs measuring 3" x 4" to 3.5" x 5.5" affixed to stiff black paper with some captions. Album is very good with some chips and containing near fine photographs with some edgewear. A photo album of various fishing and camping trips taken between 1911 and 1913 with sights captioned in Pennsylvania, Maine, and Oregon. Depicted are men in tented camps showing off their catches of the day, wrestling, and docking rowboats. They visited Camp Ambridge, Pennsylvania; Diamond Lake, Oregon; Sheepshead Island, Maine; and Lady Evelyn Lake, Toronto. Two photos show a woman among the group. There is one photo of a locomotive captioned "Hot Tamali Limited, 1911," and on the verso, "A.L. Lee - Ambridge, PA." Lee was a major in the engineering corps during World War I and upon returning home worked for the American Bridge Company developing parts for engines. A modest but interesting view of men's fishing camps.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        LES ARABES EN BERBERIE DU XIe AU XIVe SIECLE.

      Constantine, D. Braham; Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1913. FIRST EDITION 1913, French text, large 8vo, approximately 235 x 155 mm, 9½ x 6¼ inches, folding map at rear in pink and blue, plus 6 full page genealogical tables, pages: (2), 1-767, (4) - Erratum and Contents table. Rebound in modern quarter calf over modern marbled sides, gilt dividing lines, raised bands, gilt rules and lettering, 1 gilt ornament to spine, marbled endpapers, speckled edges. Spine slightly faded, spine gilt still bright, no inscriptions, small library stamp at foot of title page, over-stamped 'withdrawn', a further stamp in 2 lower margins, tiny closed tear to upper edge of 2 pages. A very good clean sturdy copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which may require extra postage.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Memorial Medal

      Silver copy. Portrait bust of Scott in naval uniform on obverse, with a depiction of the five members of the polar party on the reverse. Both sides in relief. 53mm diameter, in red morocco with silk and velvet inlay case of issue. London, Royal Geographical Society,

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Journal of Researches, into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage Round the World of H.M.S. 'Beagle', under the Command of Captain Fitz Roy. A New Edition, with Illustrations by R.T. Pritchett...

      Large 8vo. xvi, 551, (1) pp. Publisher's grey-green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, the blindstamped ciphered initials of the author circled by a ring of dolphins to the upper cover, dust jacket. Frontispiece, 10 full page plates and 93 illustrations in the text plus 2 folding maps at the end. Wear with slight loss to the edges of the rare jacket, an excellent example overall. Copies of any Murray edition of Darwin with a dust jacket are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Le fils à papa MOVIE POSTER/FILS A PAPA/POSTER

      1913 - FILS A PAPA - 1913, Dir: GEORGE MONCA, Cast: REED HOWES, PEPA BONAFE, GABRIELLE LANGE, EMILIE MYLO, , Nac. film: GRAN BRETAÑA, Company: , Designer: , , Nac. poster: FRANCIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -120X160-Cm.-47X63-INCHES, , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift. "Gf. Zeppelin".

      Erlenbach bei Zürich 29 IX 1913 - (19 x 14,5 cm). 2 1/2 S. auf Doppelblatt. An eine "Frau Geheimrat" in Wien, der er für ihre dauerhaft freundschaftliche Gesinnung dankt. ". Ich kann Ihnen die Versicherung geben, daß ich sehr bedauert haben würde, wenn durch das Verhalten Ihrer Tochter und meines Neffen eine Aenderung darin eingetreten wäre. - Der bösartige Aufsatz, welchen Sie mir gütigst zugesandt haben, stammt von dem Vorstand des Wiener Aeroklub und Herausgeber einer Zeitung für Luftschiffahrt, Victor Silberer; oder es ist wenigstens sein galliger Geist, der ihn eingegeben hat. Fast jede Behauptung steht im Widerspruch mit den Tatsachen, und wo Wahrheit ist, wird sie in arger Weise übertrieben. Ich denke nicht daran, gegen einen solchen, sich selbst richtenden Anwurf vorzugehen. Wer meine Luftschiffe aufrichtig auf ihren wahren Wert prüfen will, kommt selbst auf das Richtige. Bedauerlich wäre nur, wenn die öffentliche Meinung in Österreich soweit irregeführt würde, daß man dort dauernd nicht an die Erschaffung tüchtiger Lutschiffe denken würde. Das scheint aber nicht zu befürchten zu sein, denn der kaiserl. Aeroclub hat mir noch in den jüngsten Tagen seine große goldene Medaille verliehen .". - Bedingt durch die Beförderung in einem Briefumschlag mit waagerechtem Knick, sonst sehr gut erhalten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        I Cipressi.

      - Incisione originale all'acquaforte e puntasecca, mm. 235x338 (l'impronta della lastra), mm. 365x525 (il foglio). Bella incisione, firmata in lastra e, a matita, sul margine bianco inferiore del foglio a destra (a sinistra, sempre sul margine bianco, è stato manoscritto il titolo). L'opera è sicuramente dei primi anni dieci del Novecento: probabilmente non fu tra quelle esposte alla mostra di "Bianco e Nero" a Pistoia nel luglio 1913 - "Il Popolo Pistoiese" del 28 luglio, nel lungo articolo dedicato alla mostra cita solo tre incisioni di Rosai: Notturno, Case Civette e La Cattedrale - né è nello stile di queste tre appena citate; ricorda molto di più, come impostazione grafica, fattura dei cipressi, delle colline, con inchiostratura un poco più marcata, quella che è considerata la prima incisione in assoluto di Rosai, del 1912, "Case e cipressi" (Bartolini. "Ottone Rosai l'opera incisa", 1989, pag. 53, tav. I), e i tre disegni - tutti del 1912 - riprodotti a p. 17 dello stesso studio del Bartolini. Questa da noi posseduta, per quanto ci risulta, è sconosciuta e potrebbe esistere in questo unico esemplare. Ottime condizioni.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        Vittoria o morte! MOVIE POSTER/VITTORIA O MORTE/POSTER

      Itala Film 1913 - VITTORIA O MORTE - 1913, Dir: caserini, Cast: Berta Nelson, , , Nac. film: ITALIA, Company: Itala Film, Designer: , , Nac. poster: ITALIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -140x200-Cm.-55x80-In.-4SH., Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        LA TEMPESTA. Traduzione di Diego Angeli. Con illustrazioni di Edmondo Dulac.

      Bergamo, IIAG, s.d. (1913). In-8 gr., tela edit., elegante decoraz. e tit. oro al piatto e al dorso, tagli super. dorati, pp. (6),159, molto ben illustrato da 40 pregevoli composizioni del Dulac in tavole a colori f.t., applic. su cartoncino e protette da velina con didascalie, e da disegni nel t. (testate e finali). Cfr. Benezit,IV, p. 838: "Edmond Dulac (1882-1953) élabora son style à partir des miniatures persanes, de l'illustrateur anglais Arthur Rackam, des graveurs sur bois japonais, et aussi des préraphaélites et de l'Art Nouveau.. Il a illustré plus de 600 ouvrages (la Tempete de Shakespeare en 1908)". Pregiata edizione, molto ben conservata.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Des travaux en coleurs naturelles de Mr S.M. Prokoudine-Gorsky (Prokudin-Gorskij)

      -, St. Petersbourg 1913 - In 8 (cm 15 x 22), pp. (8). Brossura editoriale con riproduzione di una fotografia a colori applicata al piatto anteriore, cordoncino al dorso, qualcheÂalone al piatto anteriore. Catalogo in francese e in russo della mostra di fotografie a colori di Prokoudine-Gorsky svoltasi a S. Pietroburgo nel giugno 1913. Compaiono gli elenchiÂcon i titoli delleÂfotografie esposte divise nelle sezioni: Sur le Volga (11 foto), Le Turkestan (9 foto), La voie d'eau projetee de la Kama a Tobolsk (10 foto); Caucase (14 foto), La nature et la vie russe (17 foto). Segue l'elenco in russo. NON vi sono riproduzioni fotografiche all'interno eccetto quella applicata al piatto anteriore. Sergej Michajlovic Prokudin-Gorskij e' stato un chimico e fotografo russo. Fu fra i primi a sviluppare la tecnica della cromatografia.ÂPresento'Âintorno agli anni Dieci allo zar Nicola IIÂil progettoÂ'Gli splendori della Russia'Âspiegando che avrebbe voluto far conoscere tutti gli angoli della Russia. Per ottenere lo scopo gli venne fornito uno speciale carro ferroviario dotato di camera oscura e vennero messi a sua disposizione anche un battello a vapore, una barca dal fondo piatto per navigare lungo i canali e un veicolo a motore adatto ai terreni accidentati. Fu inoltre fornito di un lasciapassare e di un documento nel quale si invitavano i vari amministratori locali a fornirgli la massima collaborazione. ITA

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        PETER PAN'S ABC

      London: Henry Frowde; Hodder and Stoughton. [1913]. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Publisher's grey paper covered boards with pictorial onlay, illustrations in purple and titles in gilt. Purple cloth spine with gilt titles. Illustrated with 25 full page colour plates by Flora White. A superb near fine copy, the binding square and firm with light wear to the corners. The contents are entirely complete without loose or torn pages. All colour plates are present as called for and in fine condition. The pages remain clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by a verse and full page colour illustration (W and X share a plate, the frontispiece illustrates Z). A beautifully illustrated ABC, very scarce in this lovely original condition. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Moral Tenets and Customs in China. Texts in Chinese, translated and annotated by L. Davrout.

      Ho Kien Fou Catholic Mission Press 1913 - First edition, pp.iii, 604, illustrations. A very good copy in contemporary cloth. "This volume contains the essential notions of the three Sects ju, shih, tao, Literati, Buddhists and Taoists, as taught by them to the people" - author's foreword.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        The Old Silver of American Churches

      Letchworth: Privately printed for the National Society of Colonial Dames of America at the Arden Press, 1913. No. 260 of 506 copies. 145 collotype plates, numerous illustrations in text. lxxxvii, 566pp. 1 vols. Folio. Original green cloth. Recased, preserving original spine. Some rubbing at extremities, else very good plus. No. 260 of 506 copies. 145 collotype plates, numerous illustrations in text. lxxxvii, 566pp. 1 vols. Folio. Compendius work describing and illustrating more than 2,000 pieces of silver prior to 1825, the majority from the workshops of American silversmiths.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Großen. In deutscher Übersetzung. 10 Bde. und 2 Bde Briefe

      Reimar Hobbing, Berlin 1913 - 12 Bde. (10 Bde. Die Werke Friedrich des Großen + 2 Bde. Briefe Friedrich des Großen).4°, Halbledereinbände mit Rückenvergoldung, Rückenschild, Lesebändchen. sehr dekorative Reihe [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: F.K.A HUELSMANN]
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        Scotts Last Expedition

      Two volumes. Photogravure frontispiece to each volume, 6 original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E.A.Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 full-page and smaller illustrations, from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting, and other members of the Expedition, 2 folding panoramas, 8 folding maps. First edition. 4to., fine-grained blue cloth, London, Smith, Elder & Co.

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        Le Génie latin.

      Paris, Alphonse Lemerre 1913 - Réunion des préfaces écrites par Anatole France pour les éditions classiques Lemerre sur l'oeuvre, sur un ouvrage ou encore sur une caractéristique littéraire. Daphnis et Chloé - La Reine de Navarre - Paul Scarron - Jean de La Fontaine - Molière - Jean Racine - Alain-René Lesage - L'Abbé Prévost - Bernardin de Saint-Pierre - Xavier de Maistre - Benjamin Constant - Chateaubriand - Sainte-Beuve - Albert Glatigny. Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage 350 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°11) un des 50 sur JAPON, paraphé par l'éditeur. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Alphonse Lemerre - 1913 - 340 pages. Très belle reliure plein maroquin rouge janséniste signée Vernerey. Dos à 5 nerfs aux titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Double filet doré sur les coupes et les chasses. Jolie dentelle intérieure dorée. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture bleue et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état pour ce superbe exemplaire. Format in-8°(20x13). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        CAR BUILDERS' DICTIONARY. 1912 EDITION. DEFINITIONS AND ILLUSTRATIONS OF AMERICAN RAILWAY CARTS, THEIR PARTS AND EQUIPMENT

      Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company 1913 - A massive volume at 954 pages plus 70 pages of ads. With thousands of measured drawings of passenger cars, gondola cars, refrigerator cars and many more; hundreds of black and white photographs, as well as hundreds of half-tone illustrations of train parts, locks, "dry closets" or "water closets", train window fixtures, and an awful lot more. In full black morocco with titling in gilt; discreetly patched. An exhaustive reference. Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Betrachtungen über den russisch-japanischen Krieg, I-II. (Die Führung in den neuesten Kriegen. Operatives und taktisches, 3-4). [TWO VOLUMES].

      Berlin, Ernst Siegfried Mittler, 1913.. Two volumes. Octavo. Pp. x, 154, plus 22 folding sketch maps; x, 138, plus 23 folding sketch maps. The maps, many of which are printed in additional colours, are loosely inserted in rear pockets. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary cloth and boards, original printed wrappers laid-down, old shelf tickets to each spine, old military institutional stamps to title. In a very good condition. ~ First edition. Complete with all 45 folding maps. Die Führung in den neuesten Kriegen. Operatives und taktisches, 3. Heft & 4. Heft. Hugo Friedrich Philipp Johann Freiherr von Freytag-Loringhoven (1855-1924).

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        An Outline History of China - Signed Two Volume Set, First Edition

      Sherman, French & Company, Boston 1913 - TWO VOLUME SET - FIRST EDITION - 1913: Both books have very good condition, tight binding, solid cloth boards, text is clean and unmarked. Covers have some light soil. Both books have inscriptions to Margaret Latimer Callahan and both have her bookplate inside front covers. These books are 1913 First Editions, signed by the author and very rare found as a SIGNED, set of two books. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Canterbury Tales, 3 volumes, vellum, 1913, Riccardi Press

      London: Riccardi Press, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volumes, published 1913, no. 307 of 500, full limp vellum gilt, with green ribbon ties, color plates by W. Russell Flint, housed in brown cloth chemises and quarter leather slipcases. Books fine but for minor library marks to pastedowns (bookplates), no other marks. Slipcases show moderate to heavy rubbing to the leather spines. Bookplates possibly removable but we have not tried. Also with gilt leather bookplate of prominent American ichtyologist Charles C. G. Chaplin who gifted these books to the library from whence they came. A very handsome post-Kelmscott edition.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Duab of Turkestan

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England 1913 - A physiographic sketch and account of some travels. 564 pp, 207 maps, diagrams, and other illustrations. Large format, heavy book. A most important study of the area between the Oxus and Jaxartes Rivers which includes the Altai and Pamir Mountains. Includes the historically important regions of Bohara and Samarkand. A solid vg+ copt in original cloth. Beveled edges. A really good travel narrative. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland.

      1st. Ed. Privately Pub. In Edinburgh. 1906 - 1913 - Eight volume set (including the Index volume). Frontispieces, colour printed titles and 412 plates all present as published. Large 4to. Hardbacks. Contemporary binding ‘for Bernard Quaritch’. Bound in green half morocco leather over cloth boards, with spines lettered and decorated in gilt, all in excellent, near fine condition. Spines gently, evenly faded as is common with this leather. TEG. Marbled end-papers. Contents in fine condition. With the bookplate of Sir George Taylor (1904-1993) to the front paste down of each volume. A superb set. A magnificent work. Just 500 sets published. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C. Arden (Bookseller) ABA]
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        Gu Collection. diary: a report of names index. Full 12(Chinese Edition) GU XIE GANG QUAN JI , RI JI : FU REN MING SUO YIN QUAN 12 CE

      Zhonghua Press. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Zhonghua Press. Gary diary began in October 1913. from 1921 until December 17. 1980 (eight days before his death). basically uninterrupted. Day Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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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 knyghts of the Rounde Table

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1913 - Folio. Bound for the publisher by W. H. Smith in brown calf, spine lettered in gilt, boards and turn-ins ruled in gilt. Ownership stamp to front free endpaper with a little offsetting to facing pastedown. A little rubbing to joints and extremities, a few small darkened areas to front board. An excellent, crisp copy. With 2 full page and 27 smaller woodcuts by W. H. Hooper and J. B. Swain after designs by Charles M. Gere and his sister Margaret Gere. Initial letters by Graily Hewitt in red and blue; rubricated chapter headings and shoulder-notes. First Ashendene edition, one of 145 unnumbered copies printed on Batchelor handmade paper (a further two copies were printed on Japanese paper and eight on vellum). "It is the only true English 'epic'; its matter is "the Matter of England". The matchless style, the humour, the magnificence, the magic that takes away the breath, combine in a masterpiece of legendary narrative" (PMM). Ashendene XXVI; Franklin, p. 224; Printing and the Mind of Man 29.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Autograph musical quotation signed.

      O. O., 1913. - 165:25 mm. 2 bars from Madame Butterfly "à Mme le Baronne Duval". - Slightly spotty.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Scott's Last Expedition.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1913. in two volumes, vol. I being the journals…, vol. II being the reports of the journeys and the scientific work undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham … 2 volumes, large octavo. Original dark blue combed cloth, gilt lettered spines and front covers, top edges gilt, others uncut. With photogravure frontispieces, 6 other photogravures from original sketches by Dr E. A. Wilson, 18 coloured plates, 16 from drawings by Wilson, and numerous plates from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the expedition; 11 folding panoramas, 8 folding maps. Bookseller's ticket to pastedowns. Spines slightly darkened, extremities a little rubbed, front hinge of vol. I tender, light foxing to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, of "undoubtedly the most widely known of all Antarctic expeditions and publications", illustrated throughout from "the unrivalled photography of Herbert Ponting" (Taurus). As remarked by Rosove "Scott's eloquent prose propelled him into the realm of greatness despite his flaws … One does not have to wonder why it has gone through so many editions and printings: few stories of exploration touch the soul so deeply". From the library of Frederick I. Ordway III (1927–1914), prominent NASA engineer and chief technical consultant of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, with his bookplate to the front pastedowns.

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        Ballet russe. Introduction de Nijinsky et Tamar Karsavina.

      Leipzig : Kurt Wolff, 1913 - 2 Blatt, 14 (davon 3 signierte) kolorierte Lithographien. Ilustrierte Original-Flügelmappe Imperial Folio ca. 52 x 40 cm. Die Mappe mit deutlichen Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. Die Tafeln nahezu tadellos und von makelloser Schönheit. Laut KVK nur 1 Exemplar nachweisbar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        THE TALE OF PIGLING BLAND

      1913. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1913. Original grey-green paper-covered boards with cover pictorial onlay. First Edition of the author's nineteenth book, her second title (after THE TALE OF MR. TOD) to appear in the "New Series" that was unfortunately issued in a binding every bit as fragile as the earlier titles.~THE TALE OF PIGLING BLAND was most probably in Beatrix Potter's mind as early as 1910... This story about Pigling Bland has an element of truth in it, for on November 17th 1909, in one of Beatrix Potter's letters... she wrote "The two biggest little pigs have been sold, which takes away from the completeness of the family group. But they have fetched a good price, and their appetites were fearful -- five meals a day and not satisfied."~Both the first and the second printing bear the date 1913 on the title page, and "are believed to be identical" [quotes from Linder]; the third is dated 1914. This copy is grey-green in color; others are in maroon (no priority). Condition is near-fine, with essentially no wear but with the spine slightly darkened; there is a 1914 endpaper inscription "To my darling Scarlet Fever -- Mother". Linder p. 429; Quinby 22.

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        Princess Badoura; A Tale from the Arabian Nights Retold by Laurence Housman, Illustrated by Edmund Dulac

      [London]: Hoddder and Stoughton, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Dulac, Edmund. First trade edition, quarto size, 119 pp., illustrated with ten colour plates. Edmund Dulac (1882-1953) was the only illustrator of his day on a par with Arthur Rackham and was known for his exquisite colors, oriental influence and the versatility of his artistic endeavors. We cannot describe this book better than Mr. Hughey: "The ten water colours in this book were exhibited at the Leicester Galleries from November 15th until Christmas 1913. Here he does not speak with the zest of the Arabian Nights, nor with the prettiness of the Sleeping Beauty scenes. The message is one of great serenity, of uncluttered order. For this book he has altered his style to follow that of Chinese painting. The result is a very new, but mature style, most subtle in both design and colours. None of his work before or after was quite like it."___DESCRIPTION: Original white cloth stamped in gilt and turquoise and with design from title-page embellished by two peacocks and extra rules, similarly decorated at backstrip with lettering, turquoise endpapers with peacock design in upper corners in darker ink, top-edge turquoise, printed in black and olive ink, ten tipped-in color plates on thick stock, original paper guards printed at the top with the design from the title-page and captions printed in olive; quarto size (10.25" by 7.75"), pagination: [i-vi] [1] 2-113 pp.___CONDITION: A near fine to fine copy, with clean boards whose turqoise and gilt remains bright, straight corners, a strong square text block with solid hinges, the only prior owner markings a vintage Christmas gift inscription and bookplate to the front pastedown; and a hint of rubbing to the bottom front corner and a trace of dustiness to the spine, a near fine copy, scarce in this condition.___CITATION: Hughey 31a, first trade edition.___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard shipping charge does not always cover costs; please inquire for details.___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        O Henry Authorised Edition [Complete Works of O Henry]

      New York, NY: Doubleday, Page and Co. for Review of Reviews Co., 1913.. COMPLETE WORKS. 12 volumes. Octavo (19 x 14cm). With a frontispiece to each volume. Publisher's red leatherette with gilt titles to spines and gilt monograms to upper boards, brown monogrammed endpapers, top edges gilt. Some volumes with a slight lean; spines a little darkened with the lightest of wear. Very good.

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        Putevoditel po Moskve, izdannyi Moskovskim Arkhitekturnym Obshchestvom dlya Chlenov V Sjezda zodchikh v Moskve (A Guide to Moscow, published by the Muscovite Architectural Society for the Members of the V Convention of Architects in Moscow)

      Moskovskoe Arkhitekturnoe obshchestvo, Moskva (Moscow Architectural Society, Moscow) 1913 - Russian language. Octavo 14 x 20 cm. Weight 640 g. Wrappers, [2] CCI pp., [XVI] illustration tables, 309 [1] pp., 1 schematic map sheet. The book is in Good condition. Possessory soft cover with some occasional foxing spots and soft creases, original title page is not preserved and replaced with a copy, fore-edge shows some fraying, multiple creases across upper corner of first page, broken off minor piece of bottom corner of first page and top edge of first page, brown stain on the right margin of first four sheets. This one of the best guides to architecture of Moscow was published by the Moscow Architectural Society for their fifth congress in 1913. The book was addressed to professionals, and includes not only large number of pictures of buildings of that period, but also their plans and other special information. Many of these buildings have not survived till our days. According to the historian of architecture E. Kirichenko, the guide is still an extremely valuable source on the subject. It is forwarded by two essays on the history of Moscow architecture from the 14th to early 19th centuries by prominent Russian architects Fyodor Fyodorovich Gornostaev and Ilya Yevgrafovich Bondarenko. The guide is arranged topically. In addition to civil and Church architecture, it also includes chapters on the sewage system, railroads, factories and other industrial buildings, bridges and other river objects, public buildings, etc. Included about 300 photographs, drawings, schemes and plans. Ivan Pavlovich Mashkov (1867–1945) was a Russian architect and preservationist, notable for surveying and restoration of important medieval buildings and creating eclectic buildings with Russian Revival features. In 1908-1918 he co-chaired Moscow Architectural Society. He is credited with editing the best guide to architecture of Moscow, which came out in 1913. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        FRAMMENTI LIRICI.

      Firenze, La Voce, 1913. In-16 gr., brossura originale (picc. strappetti; lieve macchia di inchiostro blu al dorso), pp. 135. Foglietto di errata. Edizione originale dell'opera prima. Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi, p. 762: “Comprende 52 poesie, di cui 4 già apparse in “La Voce”, 12 giu 1913, con la dedica “Ai primi dieci anni del secolo ventesimo”. Titolo inizialmente previsto "I Guinzagli del Veltro". Molto ricercato”. Cfr. Diz.Universale della letteratura contemporanea, Mondadori, IV, p. 50: ”Presso ‘La Voce', nel 1913 pubblicò in volume i notissimi "Frammenti lirici". Vennero recensiti con fraterna e penetrante attenzione. nell'aprile del 1914, da A. Monteverdi sulla stessa ‘Voce' e da G. Boine sulla ‘Riviera Ligure'..”. Pagine leggermente ingialite per la qualita della carta, altrimenti testo ben conservato.

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        A Boy's Will

      First edition, first issue, first binding (of which there were 350 copies or less from the overall edition of 1000), of Frost's first published book. Original bronze pebble grain cloth, lettered in gilt, a few minor spots of sporadic staining and rubbing, corners bumped, but withal a near fine, solid copy - housed in custom folding case. I Vow to Thee, My Country (British song based on a poem by Sir Cecil Spring Rice circa 1921) written on rear end papers in contemporary hand - presumably by a very patriotic, poetry loving Englishman.****** "The author's first book published in England where the 40 year old poet was living in a Bungalow at Beaconsfield. He had published an earlier work in 1894 called 'Twilight. Five Poems' in an edition of 2 copies one for his future bride, Elinor White, and one for himself. He destroyed his own copy. The remaining copy is at the University of Virginia. **** Frost is closely linked with the New England region, he attempted to catch 'the abstract vitality of our speech' in his poetry. However his first two collections were published in London - A Boy's Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914). He and his wife and children had moved to England in 1912 after he had been unable to make a living in a variety of occupations (including cobbling) or to find a publisher for his poems in America. Through his friendship with the Imagist poet F. S. Flint he made important contacts in London like Ezra Pound, Edward Thomas, T. E. Hulme and Georgian poets like Lascelles Abercrombie and Wilfrid Gibson --these were essential to Frost's publishing success. Books of poetry were usually reviewed by critics who know the author (then and now.) **** When Ezra Pound's favourable review of A Boy's Will appeared in 'Poetry: A Magazine of Verse' in May of 1913, Frost reacted with mixed emotions. He knew that Pound's review would be crucial in influencing other critics in England, but he disagreed with Pound's assessment of his poetry as simple and untutored. Norman Douglas wrote, in a review, of his 'simple woodland philosopy' but there was a darker side to his poems, a combative and troubled spirit--Lionel Trilling famously called him 'a poet of terror' at a speech given on Frost's 85th birthday." (Bookride)

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        The High-Frequency Spectra of the Elements

      London: Taylor and Francis, 1913. First edition. Original wrappers. Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of both parts of Moseley's groundbreaking work providing the scientific basis for our understanding of atomic numbers and the ordering of the periodic table. PMM 407. "Moseley, working under Rutherford at Manchester, used the method of X-ray spectroscopy devised by the Braggs to calculate variations in the wavelength of the rays emitted by each element. These he was able to arrange in a series according to the nuclear charge of each element. Thus if the nuclear charge of hydrogen is 1, in helium it is 2, in lithium 3, and so on by regular progression to uranium at 92. These figures Moseley called atomic numbers. He pointed out that they also represented a corresponding increase in extra-nuclear electrons and that it is the number and arrangement of these electrons rather than the atomic weight that determines the properties of an element. It was now possible to base the periodic table on a firm foundation, and to state with confidence that the number of elements up to uranium is limited to 92" (Printing and the Mind of Man 407). "Moseley's fundamental discovery was a milestone in our knowledge of the constitution of the atom" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). IN: The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine. Sixth series, vol.26, no.156 (December 1913), pp.1024-1034; and Sixth series, vol.27, no.160 (April 1914), pp.703-713. London: Taylor and Francis, 1913-1914. Octavo, original wrappers; custom cloth box. Two volumes. December 1913 issue (part I) with light edgewear and chip to bottom outside corner of rear wrapper; April 1914 issue with chip to bottom inner corner of rear wrapper. RARE IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS.

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