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        Daphnis & Chloe

      , 1913. 1913. Signed. RAVEL, Maurice. Daphnis & Chloé. Ballet en un Acte. Fragments Symphoniques 2e Série. Lever du Jour-Pantomime-Danse Générale. Paris: Durand, (1913). Folio, original printed paper boards. $3500.Association copy of the full score of one of the two orchestral versions of Ravel

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        Sons and Lovers

      

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        [Op. 8 no. 1]. Sechs Orchester-Lieder... op. 8... Klavierauszug von Anton v. Webern. [Piano-vocal score]. Complete set of 6 songs

      Wien-Leipzig: Universal-Edition [U.E. 3041-6], [1911, 1913]. Six volumes. Folio. Original publisher's decorative wrappers printed in black within lavender border, titles within sepia border, both in art nouveau style. 1. Natur. Text by Heinrich Hart (1885-1906). 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Mahler's works published by Universal dated VI [June] 1913. First Edition, later issue. 2. Das Wappenschild. Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. [i] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Max Reger's works published by Universal dated II [February] 1911. First Edition, first issue. 3. Sehnsucht. Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. 1f. (title), 3-5, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with cataloigue of Mahler's works as in no. 1. First Edition, later issue. 4. Nie ward ich, Herrin, müd. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Mahler's works published by Universal dated III [March] 1913. First Edition, later issue. 1911 issue, stamped "Ehren Exemplar" (complimentary copy). 5. Voll jener Süsse. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-8 pp. Lower wrapper with cataloigue of Mahler's works as in no. 1. First Edition, later issue. Together with another later issue with catalogue of Schoenberg's works published by Universal dated I [January] 1922. 1922 issue, with stamp of Dr. Karl Mück, music antiquarian in Vienna. 6. Wenn Vöglein klagen. Text by Petrarch. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Lower wrapper with catalogue of Max Reger's works published by Universal dated II [February] 1911. First Edition, first issue. Stamped "Ehren Exemplar" (complimentary copy), with annotations in pencil and crayon. Together with another later issue with catalogue of Schoenberg's works published by Universal dated I [January] 1922. Wrappers slightly worn and browned. Some minor internal wear and browning, but in very good condition overall. First Edition, first issues of nos. 2 and 6; the remainder First Edition, later issues. Rufer (Engl.) p. 27. Ringer p. 311. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 5-6. Webern's piano-vocal scores of Schoenberg's op. 8 were first published in March 1911. Full scores and sets of parts followed in 1913 and 1914 respectively.

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        Gennem Wahhabiternes Land paa Kamelryg. Beretning om den af det Kongelige Danske Geografiske Selskab planlagte og bekosterde forskningsrejse i Ost- og Centralarabien 1912.

      Copenhagen, Gyldendalske boghandel, Nordisk forlag, 1913. - (4), 304 pp. With a frontispiece showing the author in Arab garb, 88 illustrations in text, most of them reproductions of drawings and photographs by the author, and a folding map loosely inserted in a pocket at the end.Publisher's green cloth. 8vo. First and only edition, in the original Danish, of an account of a journey through the Arabian peninsula. Sponsored by the Royal Danish Geographical Society, Barclay Raunkiaer (1889-1915) set out to penetrate the hitherto unexplored deserts of south-east Arabia. Although the traveler came equipped with a modest amount of scientific instruments and a camera, the use of these became almost impossible. The foreigner was looked on with suspicion by the Arabs and Raunkiaer could only use his camera, with great risk, at certain unwatched moments (p. 12). At the beginning of 1912, the traveler reached Kuwait, where he stayed at the palace of Sheikh Mubarak. Since it was Mubarak's policy to keep Kuwait free of foreign interference, it took some active lobbying of the British envoy to convince the Kuwaitis that Runkiaer was a harmless traveller. After that, it seems that the Dane enjoyed a certain amount of freedom, as numerous photographs, including one of pearl-fishers and a portrait of Sheikh Mohammed, testify. Raunkiaer was very impressed by the volume of trade in Kuwait, which he considered to be the most important trading town on the east coast of Arabia. - In Kuwait, Raunkiaer became seriously ill, but his tuberculosis was undiagnosed. After a period of rest, he travelled further to Riyadh. As the first western traveller in the city in half a century, Raunkiaer was graciously received by Ibn Saud. After a short stay in Riyadh, Raunkiaer followed a caravan which mostly consisted of 150 pearl-fishers bound for Bahrain. During a stay in Hofuf, where the book ends, Raunkiaer's health became worse and he sailed to Bahrain to recuperate. From there he travelled back to Copenhagen via Bombay. After a few years working for the East Asiatic Company, Raunkiaer died from tuberculosis. - Shortly after the appearance of the Danish edition, the book was translated into German. T. E Lawrence, who considered it to be one of the "readable Arabian books", helped facilitate an English translation in 1916, which was privately printed by the Arab bureau in Cairo. - Inscribed by the author to the Danish historian of religion Ditlef Nielsen (1874-1949), with and a few annotations in pencil in the final chapter. Binding slightly worn along the edges, with a small stain on the title. Endpapers foxed with the text browned; some small random pen marks at the lower margin of p. 47. The map with a few tears along the folds, most of them expertly repaired; a very good copy. Facey, Kuwait by the first photographers, pp. 50-51; "Mr. Raunkiaer's expedition in east-central Arabia", The geographical journal XL (1912), pp. 331-332; "Danish expedition to Arabia", The geographical journal XLIV (1914), pp. 85-86; not in Howgego. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'Action Française et la religion catholique

      1913. Nouvelle librairie nationale, Paris 1913, 12x19cm, broché. - Nouvelle librairie nationale, Paris 1913, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. autografo prezioso firmato da Charles Maurras che termina in versi: "Al mio caro maestro Anatole France, nella memoria ancora viva e molto grato per ... vecchio percorso in cui il vecchio mare / Tra gli ulivi della Vergine negli occhi pers / Living in loro cappotto blu trascorrere tre mariti ". Qualche piccolo foxing minore. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Charles Maurras se terminant en vers : "A mon cher maître Anatole France, en souvenir toujours vivace et très reconnaissant de... l'antique chemin où le vieillard des mers / Entre les oliviers de la Vierge aux yeux pers / Vit dans leur manteau bleu passer les trois maris." Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité.  

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        Das Verwaltungsgebäude des Norddeutschen Lloyd in Bremen: erbaut in den Jahren 1901-1910

      Bremen: H. M. Hauschild, 1913. First edition. Softcover. vg. Folio (13 1/2 x 9 3/4"). 48pp (Text), [6] leaves (Plates). Original stiff wrappers, with white lettering to front cover. Frontispiece. Title and text pages within decorative frame. Decorative initials.Illustrated throughout with 17 full-page photographic plates reproduced in photogravure, 25 in-text b/w photographic reproductions, and 6 full-page plates at rear (one architectural drawing, and five floor plans), this work is a detailed architectural monograph on the construction of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Headquarters in Bremen.Built between 1901 and 1910 by Johann Georg Poppe (1837-1915), a prominent architect in Bremen during the German Gründerzeit and an influential interior designer of ocean liners for Norddeutscher Lloyd, the 'Norddeutscher Lloyd Headquarters' occupied almost an entire quarter of the city after its completion. With the cornerstone of the final phase being laid in 1907 to celebrate the company's fiftieth anniversary, the Renaissance revival building was the largest in the city, with large gables and a bottle-shaped tower 75 metres tall. Covered in sandstone reliefs inside and out, it resembled a castle. The project coincided with an economic downturn and its costs caused problems for the company, but the building was finished on time. It was severely damaged in an air raid in October 1944; after the war the company was restarted in the cellar. The tower and gables were removed in 1953 and for a while a bierkeller operated in the cellar. In 1968 it was sold to Horten AG, who demolished it the next year to build a department store.Wrappers slightly discolored along spine and at upper margin of back cover. Minor foxing to the first and last couple of leaves. Text in German. Wrappers in overall good+ to very good, interior in very good condition.

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        A History of Chess

      Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1913 900 pages with frontispiece, illustrations, plates, tables, diagrams and index. Small quarto (10 1/2" x6 3/4") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover blind stamped with pictorial chess piece. (Betts: 5-6). 1st edition. The author's aim: "to present as complete a record as possible of the varieties of chess which exist, or have existed, in different parts of the world; to investigate the ultimate origin of these games and the circumstances of the invention of chess; and to trace the development of the modern European game from the first appearance of its ancestor, the Indian Chaturanga". The result is a comprehensive history, based on original sources, from the earliest game to the 19th century. Earlier histories had relied chiefly on the written documents, but here considerable weight is also attached to the philological evidence (i.e. the significance of chess terms in the various languages). Since 1913, Murray's history has been recognized as the standard work of its kind. Condition: Light rubbing to extremities and hinges, inner gutter cracked at title, corners bumped, some sunning to spine else a very good copy issued without jacket. . First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Small Quarto.

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        Daphnis & Chloe

      1913. Signed. RAVEL, Maurice. Daphnis & Chloé. Ballet en un Acte. Fragments Symphoniques 2e Série. Lever du Jour-Pantomime-Danse Générale. Paris: Durand, (1913). Folio, original printed paper boards. $3500.Association copy of the full score of one of the two orchestral versions of Ravel’s ballet, often considered his greatest work, inscribed by noted conductor Charles Munch on the front pastedown: “En Souvenir a mon premiere concert a Denver. le 7 Nov. 48. Charles Munch.”Charles Munch (1891-1968), who has inscribed this copy, was one of the greatest conductors of his generation and a friend and colleague of Ravel. He is perhaps best known for his work on French composers, particularly Ravel: he in fact recorded Daphnis & Chloé twice, both times with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, which he led from 1948 to 1962. (Those recordings are today still considered the standard against which all subsequent ones are measured.) He has inscribed this copy to conductor Antonia Brico, perhaps the most celebrated female conductor of the twentieth century. A native of the Netherlands, Brico grew up in the United States and studied conducting both here and abroad. Her talent was immediately recognized; while still in her twenties, she became a popular conductor, working with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Los Angeles and San Francisco Symphonies, and the New York Philharmonic, among others, routinely being the first woman conductor an orchestra worked with. After working in New York throughout the thirties, she settled in Denver in 1940, where she became conductor of the Denver Community Orchestra. In 1974, Judy Collins, Brico’s most famous student, made a widely seen documentary on Brico (Antonia: Portrait of a Woman) that produced many new invitations to conduct, at places such as Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center. In this copy Brico has written a list of conductors, orchestras, times and places, presumably times she heard Daphnis & Chloé performed. All of the performances are in New York up to 1938; the last two listed are Ormandy with Philadelphia in Denver in 1946 and Munch with the National Orchestra de France in Denver on November 7, 1948, the date of the inscription.Front hinge starting, but interior otherwise fine. Light edgewear to original boards, a bit of discoloration to rear board. A near-fine copy with a wonderful provenance.

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        The Tale of Lohengrin, Knight of the Swan

      George Harrap & Co., London 1913 - Tremendous limited edition of Pogany's presentation of the Tale of Lohengrin. One of 525 copies of which this is number 369, signed by Willy Pogany, illustrator and designer. The text by Rolleston was adapted from Richard Wagner's opera of the same name which was derived from the Arthurian Legends of Lohengrin, son of Parzival (percival), A knight of the Holy Grail - which itself draws on the medieval tales of the Swan Knight, a mysterious rescuer who appears in a boat drawn by Swans. Pogany's edition is lavishly decorated in a manuscript style, with decorated initials, copious colour and black/white illustrations throughout with 8 tipped in colour plates. This is a particularly scarce copy, bounding in fetching, leather-esque blue crushed cloth. With gilt titling and design to cover. Top edge gilt. Fore edge uncut. Printed on thick grey paper. Some minor shelfwear to covers. Contents prim and clean, tight. Near fine condition. A spectacular volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cubism.

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1913 - Large octavo. Original cloth with titles to spine and cover gilt. With the dust jacket. Chip to headcap. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with a few small holes and loss to the top inch of the spine panel, and a split along the length of the top hinge. 25 plates. First English language edition. The first theoretical work on Cubism, and the first book to use this term for the new artistic movement. the book reproduces works by Picasso, Derain, Leger, Duchamp, Gris, and others. Includes at the rear a single leaf advertisment for the Galerie Clovis Sagot, "Oeuvres de Fauves at Cubistes". This book is rarely found in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov. s portretom admirala S.O. Makarova.

      Moscow: M.O. Volf, 1913 - Octavo (195

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        The Mystery Queen.

      New York, G.W. Dillingham. [1913]. US First Edition. 8vo. Fine in publisher's red cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board. Fresh, bright and crisp. In a fine dustwrapper, illustrated by J. Hodson Redman, possibly supplied from an institutional copy or somesuch, as the jacket is a trifle short. Normally this would be a significant detriment, in this case however this book in jacket is such a rarity it's just nice to see it. With a Hume inscription laid in at the front. HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV, p774.

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        THE SOUL OF THE CITY RECEIVES THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.

      Springfield, IL: Self-published, 1913. [20] pages of text, containing nine illustrations by Vachel Lindsay. The original paperback binding is browned and worn at the extremities, with several small tears and creases, and some staining along the edges. The text is clean and unmarked. Vachel Lindsay was first published in Poetry Magazine in 1913, the same date as this publication of this pamphlet. Lindsay credits himself as "Rhymer and Designer" on the final page of text. First edition.. First Edition. Paperback. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Karikatur eines Mannes 1913?

      - Technik: Kolorierte Federzeichnung in schwarzer Tusche auf Karton, auf Karton montiert. Beschriftung: Rechts unten vom K

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        THE DRY-FLY MAN'S HANDBOOK A Complete Manual including The Fisherman's Entomology and The Making and Management of a Fishery

      George Routledge & Sons 1913 - First edition, large paper issue deluxe, number 65 of 100 copies signed by the author. Publisher's half red calf over cloth boards with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Top edge gilt. A very good copy indeed, spine slight faded with trivial wear to the corners. Some stains to the fore-edge, but internally fresh. Forty-four mounted plates under tissue guards, mostly on India paper, further illustrations and diagrams in the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der Tod in Venedig. Novelle Death in Venice

      Berlin: Published by S. Fischer, 1913 First trade edition. Original unrestored gray wrappers, rough-cut edges. One of 1000 copies. Scattered modest creasing to covers and general light wear along the edges else fine. A remarkably nice copy housed custom slipcase. Only one copy to appear in the auction record and that one was trashed.

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        Mother Goose

      Heinemann, London 1913 - William Heinemann, London. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. (1913). The deluxe edition, limited to 1100 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. Illustrated with 13 color and numerous b/w drawings by Rackham. Large 4to. This copy rebound in decorated leather. Spines gilt with simple rules in compartments. Housed in a fine custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Banking and currency and the money trust. Dedicated to the public

      [Washington, D.C.: National Capital Press, Inc, 1913. Family presentation copy of the first edition of the author's first commercially published book (it was preceded by about a half dozen speeches and reports published by the Minnesota legislature and the U.S. Congress); 8vo, pp. 318; original green cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine; very good, sound copy. In a red cloth clamshell box. Inscribed: "To my sister Juno Butler from her brother, the author, Charles A. Lindbergh." This book was a vehement attack on big bankers and Federal Reserve Law, and was later suppressed and the plates destroyed. Minnesota socialism at its best, by the aviator's father.

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        ZOO BABIES

      ALDIN, CECIL. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. ZOO BABIES by G.E. Farrow. NY: Frederick Stokes, no date, [1913]. 8 3/4 x 11" pictorial boards, spine mended with original laid down, light soil and some foxing on beginning pages, really VG. Illustrated by Aldin with 24 full page color illustrationd of various baby animals including a dingo, kangaroo, brown bear, hyena and more. Scarce title.

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        Diary and Photograph Album.

      Photograph album 10.5 x 10.5 inches, brown cloth boards with nut and bolt binding; 52 stiff leaves of pasted-in b&w photographs alternating with leaves of typecript; a little rubbing to binder, browning to text leaves, very good. This anonymous diary - we only know that the author was called 'Sam' - records a trip to Europe by three young men from New York. Perhaps the most interesting part of the diary from an historical point of view covers the first fourteen days, when the friends were aboard RMS Carpathia, the ship which had, the previous year, led the attempts to rescue the survivors of the Titanic. Captain Arthur Rostron, who was heavily praised and decorated for his part in the rescue, continued in command of the Carpathia until sometime in 1913 and so may have been aboard the ship at this time. On 13 July the ship sailed to the rescue of another vessel whose engine had broken down; the diarist makes little comment, and so one wonders if he even knew of the Carpathia's dramatic recent history. His main concerns are girls, games and good dinners, and this part of the diary contains fascinating descriptions and photographs of life on board a steam liner, including a shuffle-board tournament, a 'cock fight' (in which two bound men have to push each other out of a chalk circle), a needle threading contest and fancy dress parties. He also records the living conditions of a low-fare passenger : "Our stateroom is very unsatisfactory, being a small room with four berths, no wardrobe... Only two at a time can dress not very confortably at that. Room is very hot, and stuffy". The rest of the diary concerns the friends' grand tour around Europe, passing through the great sights of Italy, France and Holland and ending up in London, where the author has a very unsatisfactory meal and a rather peculiar moustache trim. They embarked for home on 27th August on the Oceanic which, being "far inferior" to the Carpathia, attracts less attentive description. An excellent contemporary source for information on the daily events and lifestyle on board ocean liners in their heyday.

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        CHANCE A Tale in two Parts.

      vii, [1], 920, 3 - 406, [2], 8pp ad's dated ' Autumn 1913'; 31pp catalogue dated 'September 1913.' original decorative green cloth gilt. Octavo. First edition, second issue with a cancel title. Binding state A with 'V' in Methuen. Slight spotting on fore-edges; else a very good, tight and clean copy.

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        L'IDEA NAZIONALE intero anno del 1913

      ARMANI&STEIN, 1913. ITALIANO 1,2 Giornali che completano l'anno 1913 dal n.1 al n.54.Responsabile C.Burattini,comitato di redazione formato da F.Coppola,G.De Frenzi,R.Forges Davanzati,M.Meraviglia.Settimanale che usciva il giovedi per poi diventare di cadenza quotidiana per sostenere l'intervento dell'Italia nella Prima Guerra Mondiale. USATO

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        In Powder and Crinoline.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. [c.1913].. FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp.[2]; 164. With 24 mounted colour plates, including a frontispiece, each with a captioned tissue guard. In publisher's quarter grey cloth with gilt titles to spine and red titles to grey decorated paper-covered boards. Top edge gilt; illustrated endpapers. Some light spotting and light outer wear; very good indeed. A novel collection of Fairy Tales proposed by the illustrator Kay Nielson, who wanted to illustrate fanciful tales from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but found little obvious material from the latter period. The novelist and critic Quiller-Couch was therefore recruited to assemble this interesting mix of stories, drawn from several different traditions. Inevitably, powdered wigs and beauty spots abound in the illustrations for titles including 'Minon-Minette', 'The Man Who Never Laughed', and 'The Czarina's Violet'.

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        Scotts Last Expedition

      

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        La Nuit vénitienne. - Fantasio. - Les Caprices de Marianne. Illustrations de U. Brunelleschi.

      Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 10 novembre 1913. Grand in-4 (24 x 31), couverture imprimée illustrée en couleurs et rempliée, 138 pp-[4] n. ch (table, achev.impr) livre inséré dans un coffret bleu avec pièce de titre. Planche en frontispice et 19 superbes hors-texte en couleur protégés d'une serpente légendée par Umberto Brunelleschi Tirage unique de 500 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, signés par l'Artiste (n° 69), portant le cachet de l'artiste. Bel exemplaire.

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        ORIGINAL ENGRAVED BOXWOOD BLOCK FROM THE NOBLE AND JOYOUS BOOK ENTYTLED LE MORTE D'ARTHUR.

      Ashendene Press, Chelsea 1913 - The original boxwood engraved woodblock for one of the truly iconic images in the Ashendene Press edition of Morte D'Arthur. This block was engraved by William Harcourt Hooper from the illustration by Charles M. Gere. Obvious signs of printer's use, but no damage to the block. The boxwood block is almost as hard as metal. Only 153 pages were printed from this block for the Ashendene Press Arthur, so there's a lot of life left in the block were someone so inclined. No chips, no warping. William Hooper was generally regarded as the last great boxwood facsimile engraver. Hooper also did most of the engraving for the Kelmscott Press, including the iconic Chaucer. A wonderful and unique boxwood block from the great Ashendene Press. Paper removals on side and back. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Attractive Album in Russian, (1904-1918, The Tsarevitch, Assassinated with his family after the Revolution)]

      1913 - 'The Childhood of the Imperial Heir Alexei Nikolaevich', lithographed title in gold and blue with two angels, one of whom is placing a wreath on a crowned 'A', second title with the Imperial Crown, followed by 23 photographs, each with the year and often the month, the first shows him in baby clothes just sitting up in an X-shaped chair (January 1906), the third on board 'Standart' in front of four sailors, all five playing the balalaika, (June 1907), others are taken at the Skerries in Lake Ladoga, Ropsha (about 12 miles south of St Petersburg), the Crimea, Friedberg in Hesse-Darmstadt, Tsarskoe Selo (winter and spring), or show him mounted as a Cossack, a Royal Escort or a Grenadier, the early photos in particular are unusual, 25 single sides 11½" x 6½", bound in leather with gilt title on upper cover, St Petersburg, for the Moscow Branch of the Association for the Care of Poor and Sick Children, rebound and restored so now in excellent condition From the collection of Grand Duchess Victoria Melita. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Changed Man: The Waiting Supper And Other Tales concluding with The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid.

      MacMillan and Co., Limited, London, 1913. FIRST EDITION. 8vo.; with map of Wessex. Frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth, gilt decoration to upper board, top edge gilt. In the original printed dust-jacket. Book is fine, but for some offset browning from flaps, neat ink name hidden beneath. The fragile paper jacket has some ships to the extremities and a loss to the foot of the spine, several closed tears. Presentable nonetheless. A remarkable survival. Purdy p.151-157.

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        The Sign of Four. With eight illustrations.

      Smith Elder, London 1913. INSCRIBED TO LADY VICTORIA SACKVILLE of Knowle House, mother of author Vita Sackville-West. Stated 'New Edition'; previously published by Blackett then Newnes, this is the first edition thus. Octavo, pp.[viii]; 285; [10], advertisements. Bound in the original red buckram, titled in gilt to spine and upper. Some minor wear and rubbing, slight lean to spine, monogrammed bookplate. Wth presentation inscription to title page; 'To Lady Sackville | Yours very sincerely | Arthur Conan Doyle |. A fine signed association; The Sackvilles were a literary dynasty based in Kent and Sussex whilst Conan Doyle resided in Crowborough, East Sussex. Inscribed copies of the Sherlock Holmes books in any edition are extremely scarce. FIRST EDITIONS. The classic Holmes collection. DeWaal. Green and Gibson [A10a], [A14a]. Harold Locke p.35. BMC No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. Graham Greene and Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction [128],[129], (1966).

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        Princess Badoura.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, [1913]. A Tale from the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. Original white cloth, titles and elaborate pictorial design to spine and front cover blocked in gilt and green, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 9 colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Very light foxing to boards; an excellent copy. Limited edition, number 32 of 750 numbered copies signed by the artist. With an advertisement laid in for an exhibition of the original watercolours at the Leicester Galleries from November until Christmas 1913.

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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. Original white cloth, titles and elaborate pictorial design to spine and front cover blocked in gilt and green, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Very light foxing to boards; an excellent copy. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 9 colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Limited edition, number 32 of 750 numbered copies signed by the artist. With an advertisement laid in for an exhibition of the original watercolours at the Leicester Galleries from November until Christmas 1913. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        If It Please You

      London: Methuen. London, Methuen, 1913. First Edition. First Impression. A decent copy not usually found in the dustjacket. Primarily mystery stories, but according to George Locke there's a story about alchemy in there too. The jacket is worn to the spine tips, heavier to the top with signs of tape repairs. Corners a little chipped, and rear flap creased. Prize inscription to title page. Leaves toned. [5673, Hyraxia Books]. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1913.

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        Hamlet. Prinz von Dänemark Mit 16 Lichtdrucktafeln nach Lithographien von Eugène Delacroix

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag., 1913. 175 S. 1 Bl. mit 16 Lichtdrucktafeln nach Lithographien von Eugège Delacroix Groß-Folio (45x33cm) Handgebundener dunkelbrauner Ecraséleder Einband mit vergoldetem Titeln, ornamentaler und bildlicher (Hamletmaske) Rückenvergoldung und vergoldeten dreifachen Kantenfileten (Signiert von E.A. Enders, Leipzig) Deckel etwas berieben. Sarkowski 1583; Eins von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder gebunden und auf Van Gelder Bütten gedruckt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Complete Works of James Whitcombe Riley, Containing Poems not Printed in Any Other Edition

      The House of Randall, New Castle, Pennsylvania 1913 - Six volumes, complete Quarto. full crushed burgundy morocco, with decorative gilt border and inlays, spines with raised bands, extra gilt, top edges gilt, green and burgundy gilt decorated doublures, white silk moiree free endpapers. Illustrated. No. 113 of 150 sets, signed by the publisher on limitation page. Signed by Riley at end of poem "Lockerbie Fair". With bound poem "New Year's 1888" in holograph and signed by Riley on Riley embossed letterhead. Spines a little faded, else fine No. 113 of 150 sets, signed by the publisher on limitation page. Signed by Riley at end of poem "Lockerbie Fair". With bound poem "New Year's 1888" in holograph and signed by Riley on Riley embossed letterhead [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Small Archive of Official Communications Ephemera

      20 items documenting communications between the consulates of San Francisco, Calexico, and El Paso regarding battles and movements in the northern states during the Mexican Revolution, directed to and from Baja California, including typed letters and telegrams, some signed in ink, some on official letterhead or stamped, including several bearing the stamp of the Subprefectura Politica, Mexicali, Baja California. Not illustrated. Various sizes. Loose as issued. Various cities, 1913. The Mexican Revolution broke out in 1910, stemming from the failure of Porfirio Díaz's regime to find a solution to the presidential succession and resulting in a political rebellion. The communications in this group date to 1913, or the period during which the Constitutional Army fought against the Federal Army, the Villistas, and the Zapatistas. They cover battles and movements taking place in Sonora, Coahuila, and Nuevo Leon, among others.

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        The ORIENTAL COOK BOOK Wholesome, Dainty and Economical Dishes of the Orient, Especially Adapted to American Tastes and Methods of Preparation

      New York: Sully & Kleinteich, 1913. 1st Edition (Axford, p. 309; Bitting, p. 257; Cagle 408). Not in Wheaton & Kelly. Red cloth binding with black printed lettering. Off-white paper dust jacket, printed in red. Custom light grey cloth slipcase. A VG+ book in a VG (or better) dust jacket.. 349, [1 (blank)] pp. Frontispiece of the author. 8vo. "we believe we have finally evolved a book which gives, in designedly limited compass, the most representative, meritorious and easily adaptable methods of food preparation that are known and practiced all over the Orient..." [preface, p. 6]. The book itself rather common; the dust jacket, decidely not. And yes, the majority of the price of this volume is for the dust jacket.

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        La Voiture Dedalia classée première du grand Prix de l'ACF 1913 des Cycle Cars]

      Mabileau & Co, Paris 1913 - Hand-coloured pochoir print. Very good condition apart from a 3/4" tear in the lower margin. Proof copy. Dedalin, 1913. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of motorized transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Airplanes. Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut ( 1879-1909) 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 M. Montaut, Ernest's wife, continued his work after his death 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 usually used "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; Soft Cover]

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        Hamlet. Prinz von Dänemark Mit 16 Lichtdrucktafeln nach Lithographien von Eugène Delacroix

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag., 1913 - 175 S. 1 Bl. mit 16 Lichtdrucktafeln nach Lithographien von Eugège Delacroix Sarkowski 1583; Eins von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder gebunden und auf Van Gelder Bütten gedruckt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 Groß-Folio (45x33cm) Handgebundener dunkelbrauner Ecraséleder Einband mit vergoldetem Titeln, ornamentaler und bildlicher (Hamletmaske) Rückenvergoldung und vergoldeten dreifachen Kantenfileten (Signiert von E.A. Enders, Leipzig) Deckel etwas berieben. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scènes de la vie de Bohème.

      L.Carteret 1913 - Un volume grand in-8 (26 cm x 19 cm) XIV-417 pp. Quarante-six aquarelles de Robaudi gravées en couleurs. Une sur la couverture, une vignette de titre et quarante-quatre in-texte. Un des cent exemplaires numérotés de ce tirage unique. 1/2 maroquin à coins. Dos à cinq nerfs, caissons décorés. Tête dorée. Reliure signée Pouillet. Couvertures conservées. Quelques très légers frottements à la reliure. Pour plus de détails sur cet ouvrage, consultez notre blog et pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Story of a Mother-Love

      Jefferson, Ohio: Annette Fitch-Brewer, 1913. This is truly a remarkable story. Even had the story taken place in contemporary times, this would have been a story reported in major newspapers and carried in extreme detail by the major networks and cable outlets. But this story of parental abduction took place nearly a century ago, in 1906. Mrs. Fitch-Brewer fled with her son in late 1905/early 1906 and was on the run in Canada and the United States for four years. The boy's father utilized the services of the Pinkerton Detective Agency, which at the time pretty much operated as a department of the federal government. The corners have some wear, while there is minor wear to the extremities of the covers and the spine. The binding is a little loose. Please refer to pictures provided. This is TRULY a remarkable book detailing a REMARKABLE story of misplaced parental emotions. This book has 289 pages and is illustrated from photographs. This, indeed, is a VERY GOOD copy of this VERY RARE title. Green Cloth with gold gilded lettering. Has pencil writing on inside of cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. If you have any questions or would like additional pictures please just let me know. Thank you.

      [Bookseller: Gem State Treasures]
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        Du côté de chez Swann

      First edition on ordinary paper with the correct justification date of 8 November 1913 and without the table of contents; a second impression copy with the typographic error to Grasset correctedPaper Bradel binding by TBoichot with decorative floral and moiré motifs, dark brown morocco title label to spineInk ex dono to head of half titleA good copy in an elegant binding. Grasset Paris 1913 12x18,5cm relié

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

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

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        Standard Atlas of Delta County Michigan including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities and Townships of the County. Map of the State, United States and World. Patrons Directory, Reference Business Directory and Departments devoted to General Information...

      Chicago. Geo. A. Ogle & Co. 1913. 62 single-page color maps and 3 double-page color maps, black and white photo illustrations, plus text pages, 18 x 15 1/2 inches, gilt lettered decorative embossed cloth-covered boards with leather spine and corners (hardbound). Cover is in fair condition with leather loss to spine and wear to edges of boards, front cover is coming loose at hinge. Interior: some light foxing but overall maps in very good clean condition. Includes maps of the various townships of Delta County, plus Map of Michigan, Map of the United States, Map of the World, Patrons' Reference Directory of Delta County, Portrait Department (with dozens of black and white portraits of Delta County citizens, their residences and also officials of the county). Several supplements, which are standard features of Ogle & Co. publications: "Analysis of the System of United States Land Surveys, Digest of the System of Civic Government, General Information Regarding Banking and Business Methods, and Ancient, Medieval and Modern History, Chronologically Arranged." Of particular interest are the tipped-in two-page color maps (17 1/2 x 60 inches) of two of the county's larger towns: Escanaba and Gladstone (South Part). There is also an attractive one-page color Outline Map of Delta County that includes Big and Little Summer Islands and St. Martin's Island. A three-page "Advertising Section" of Delta County businesses is followed by five pages of photographs (15 to 20 per page) featuring portraits of Delta County residents and their homes, commercial buildings, and various farm scenes. Overall, an uncommon and fascinating Atlas of the Upper Peninsula county, with contents in very good condition. There appear to be five WorldCat libraries holding the Atlas, although other libraries make the Atlas available in microfilm format.

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        Alcools. Poèmes 1898-1913

      First edition, a first impression copy numbered in the press, of which there were only 23 large paper copies on Hollande.Flexible burnished black Bradel paper binding with floral motifs by P. Goy & Vilaine, purple morocco titlepiece, gilt date at foot of spine, endpapers and pastedowns of paper with floral and silver motifs, covers preserved. A rare autograph inscription by Guillaume Apollinaire : "A Edouard Gazanion, son ami, Guillaume Apollinaire [to Edouard Gazanion, his friend Guillaume Apollinaire]".This copy also has seven pen and ink corrections by Apollinaire himself.Edouard Gazanion, for his part, also inserted numerous punctuation marks in pencil and a textual correction matching the pre-published versions of some poems, which had previously appeared in the literary journal Phalange. A poet from the Bohemian Montmartre scene at the turn of the century, a pillar of the Lapin Agile, a regular at the Bouscarat on the place du Tertre and the Bateau Lavoir, Gazanion was by turns friendly or close to the poets, writers and painters of the Butte at the beginning of their careers, including Max Jacob, Mac Orlan, Dorgelès, Gaston Couté, Salmon, Picasso, Warnod, Marcoussis and Carco who liked his Chansons pour celle qui n'est pas venue [Songs for the Girl who did not Come] (Vers et Prose, 1910) and who often crashed at his when he was broke. His meeting with Apollinaire goes back to the Soleil d'Or, when the latter was reading his Nuit Rhénane for the first time - in 1903. Both poets, they kept in touch from then on. Gazanion stood out for his defense of Mamelles de Tirésias during the memorable scandal when it was staged.With a frontispiece portrait of Apollinaire by Picasso.A tiny angular lack to foot of first endpaper, bearing the inscription.A good copy in an elegant signed binding, with a rare autograph inscription by Apollinaire.   Mercure de France Paris 1913 11,5x18,5cm relié sous étui

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        Fêtes galantes.

      1913. Editions Ferroud, Paris, 1913. In-4 (25 x 16 cm) belle reliure signée Pagnant en pleine basane fauve tachetée, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés, plats à triple filets doré, dentelle intérieure, doré trois tranches, couvertures et dos conservés, illustrations de L. Lebègue, magnifique exemplaire sur Japon numéroté (n°34) avec deux états des eaux-fortes dont l'eau-forte pure, et le tirage à part en bistre des en-têtes et culs-de-lampe, 56 pages. Monod 11089. Le relieur Pagnant (1852-1916) commença une brillante carrière chez Lavache, puis ches Chambolle Duru, Parisot, Lesort, Weber et Marmin. Fort de cette expérience, il s'installe en 1876. Il acquiert rapidepment une réputation méritée. Il fut membre du jury pour la nomination des professeurs à l'Ecole Estienne. Il reçut de nombreux prix (expositions de Milan, Bruxelles, Turin). Français relié DeCollectionCommeNeuf

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