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        Målaren Herman Nilsson.

      Laverad pennteckning. 23,3

      [Bookseller: Lorenz B. Hatt]
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        The Happy Prince and Other Stories

      Duckworth, London. 1913 - Copy 227 of the limited edition of 260 signed by Robinson. Vellum covered boards with gilt design and lettering to front and to spine. Textblock top edge gilt. Other edges rough-cut. Grey angel line drawing on endpapers. A few small patches of the upper board's vellum have been rubbed away in the vicinity of the bottom margin. There are a few small bare patches on the spine. All 12 colour plates and tissue guards present and in very good condition. No foxing or markings. This volume will not be shipped via the postal system and the buyer should arrange for courier collection at own expense. The postage charge will therefore be reversed. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE SUPPRESSED CHAPTER OF "LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI" [caption title]

      [New York, 1913. [4]pp. folded leaflet (217 x 140 mm). Trace of tanning, a few minuscule nicks along top edge, but essentially about fine. Copy #4 of an edition consisting of 250 numbered copies. This appears to be one of the copies printed on Deerfield Bond, though the watermark is largely obscured by the letterpress. First (unauthorized) printing of the original Chapter 48, omitted when the book was in proof state because it was thought that it might have a deleterious effect on the book's sales potential in unrepentant areas of the South. An unknown number of unnumbered copies also exist. BAL 3519.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Apparently Berlin, 18. X. 1913. - 4to. 1 p. To the Wiener Volksbildungsverein (the Vienna Adult Education Association), responding to an invitation to give a lecture and suggesting as a theme ("From my workshop") to the association.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Manuscrit trouvé dans une île [envoi à Henri Hertz]

      Paris: Georges Crès, 1913. Livre. Très bon. Couverture souple. Signé par l'auteur. Ed. originale. In-12. Paris, Georges Crès, 1913. 19 x 12 cm, in-12, 175 pp., brohé, couverture mauve rempliée. Edition originale. L'un des 625 exemplaires sur alfa teinté, seul papier après 10 Hollande (n° 598). Enrichi d'un ENVOI de l'auteur à l'écrivain Henri Hertz. On joint une carte de visite de l'auteur. Bel exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        ZOO BABIES

      - (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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Großen. In deutscher Übersetzung. Hrsg. von G. B. Volz. Deutsch v. Fr. von Oppeln-Bronikowski u.a.

      Berlin, Hobbing 1913. 10 Bde. 4. Mit Taf. u. Ill. v. Adolph von Menzel. Goldgepr. rote Maroquin-Lederbände. (Sehr schönes Exemplar).

      [Bookseller: Aegis Verlag Einzelfirma]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1913 - 1913 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good Condition.

      1913. Hi, Here we have a rare 1913 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 18th Wisden Hardback. 50th Edition of Wisden with John Wisden Plate The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to both the front and spine. The boards are excellent, very clean and crisp, one tiny mark to the front at the bottom, Inside the hinges are very good, very tightly bound. Amazingly clean inside including the yellow pastedowns and photoplate. Minimal foxing. A lovely book. Very Rare in this condition, No restoration.

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        The Mentor: Serials # 1 Thru # 215: 1913 - 1921: In 9 Volumes.

      The Mentor Association, New York [1913-1921] - 9 volumes, containing the first 215 numbers of The Mentor. 9 volumes in half black leather over green boards, gilt spine titling, 4to, approx 500pp/volume. Profusely illustrated. A scarce substantial run of this american literary magazine. (some scoffing, wear and rubbing to spines and gutters, page edge/margins trimmed to fit binding). A heavy and large set, shipping & handling at cost. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vashon Island Books]
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        Creation d'un centre mondiale de comunication

      Philippe Renouard, 1913. in-4 Ottimo stato di conservazione, ancora in barbe Grande vignetta al frontespizio e alla dedicatoria. Idea utopistico-urbanistica, presentata con progetti degli architetti francesi Ernest e Jean Hebrard, per una città ideale (centro mondiale di comunicazione) con biblioteche, palazzi di giustizia, centri sportivi, musei, università.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        Disease and Its Causes

      New York: Henry Holt and Company 1913 - Small 8vo., yellow cloth lettered in black with intricate black cover and spine designs. First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed: "Dr. Wm H. Welch, with sincere regards of W. T. Councilman," on the front endpaper. ---- The recipient, William Henry Welch, a physician, pathologist, and educator, founded the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, the first school of public health in the country. Like Councilman, a professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School, Welch had an influential role in reforming medical education. For a time, Councilman worked as Welch's assistant at Johns Hopkins, and actually co-taught a class in "pathological histology." A significant presentation copy, linking the preeminent pathologist Councilman with the dean of American medicine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift und Miniaturzeichnung. Leipzig, 14. März 1941. 1 1/3 Seite. Briefkopf mit Orig.-Radierung (Frauenbildnis darstellend).

      Hübscher Brief mit einer Radierung am Kopf, an die Geliebte des Künstlers, die Fotografin Gerda Schimpf (1913-2014). - Beiliegt das im Brief als Geschenk erwähnte Buch: "Claude Monet", von Léon Werth. Les Editions Cres. 43 Seiten und 73 Tafelabbildungen, 3 Bl. 1928. 4. Orig.-Broschur. Das Buch mit eigenhändiger Widmung von Max Schwimmer a. Vortitelblatt: "Meiner Gerdine zum 14.III.41, mit den sehnlichsten Wünschen, Max". - Max Schwimmer, (1895 Leipzig - 1960 ebenda), war ein deutscher Maler, Graphiker und (Buch)-Illustrator, Professor und Leiter der Abteilung Graphik an der Staatlichen Akademie für Graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe 1946 - 1950, dann Leiter der Abteilung Grafik an der Dresdner Hochschule für Bildende Künste. - Schöner Erhaltungszustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Cassel & Lampe]
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        Catalogue of Chinese Furniture: Blackwoodware [Ng Sheong] Carlowitz & Co., Canton. Includes Price List

      Canton: Ng Sheong Canton, 1913/Carlowitz & Co., 1913 - Large octavo,27.4*20.7cm, 4pp+193 plts+3pp, making a total of 200 pages. Trade catalog illustrating 581 items of furniture on 193 collotype plates, ranging from elaborate cabinets to small tables, chairs and stools. Each item captioned with exact size. Original pictorial boards, page edges dyed red. Includes a 19-page price list (large octavo,26.6*19.1cm) published separately in the same year (1913) by Carlowitz & Co. Extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Mémoire sur quelques affaires de l\'Empire Mogol, 1756-1761, publié par Alfred Martineau, Gouverneur de établissements français dans l\'Inde. Avec deux cartes hors texte.

      Paris, Société de l\'hitoire des colonies françaises et Librairie Larose, 1913. LVI, 589 p., 2 gefalt. Karten. Gr.-8°, neuer Leinenband mit aufkaschierter Vorderseite des Umschlags der originalen Broschur. Edition originale; un des 40 exemplaires sur papier d\'Arches. Versand D: 5,75 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Brief mit zwei Original-Zeichnungen. Datiert 11.8.39.

      Zweiseitiger maschinenschriftlicher Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift und zwei (halb- und viertelseitengroße) Original-Zeichnungen von Max Schwimmer, nebst einem 8zeiligen Gedicht an seine Geliebte, die Fotografin Gerdine (d.i. Gerda) Schimpf (1913-1914). Die Zeichnungen (aquarellierte Federzeichnungen) zeigen eine orientalische Bazarszene, sowie Segelboote in einer Meeresbucht. Beiliegend auch der Original-Briefumschlag, gestempelt Leipzig 12.8.39. - Mittig mit Knickfalten. Sehr schöne Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Cassel & Lampe]
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        Woodrow Wilson Signed Portrait.

      Limited edition engraving by artist Frederick Reynolds, signed by both the artist and Woodrow Wilson, one of 300 numbered. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 19.5 inches by 24 inches. In near fine condition. Rare and desirable. Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. Born in Staunton, Virginia, he spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina. Wilson earned a PhD in political science at Johns Hopkins University, and served as a professor at various institutions before being selected as President of Princeton University, a position he held from 1902 to 1910. In 1910, he was the New Jersey Democratic Party's gubernatorial candidate and was elected the 34th Governor of New Jersey, serving from 1911 to 1913. In the 1912 presidential election, Wilson benefited from a split in the Republican Party to win the presidency, gaining a large majority in the Electoral College and a 42% plurality of the popular vote in a four-candidate field. He was the first Southerner elected as president since Zachary Taylor in 1848, and Wilson was a leading force in the Progressive Movement, bolstered by his Democratic Party's winning control of both the White House and Congress in 1912. While in office, Wilson reintroduced the spoken State of the Union, which had been out of use since 1801. Leading the Congress that was now in Democratic hands, he oversaw the passage of progressive legislative policies unparalleled until the New Deal in 1933. The Federal Reserve Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, the Clayton Antitrust Act, and the Federal Farm Loan Act were some of these new policies. Having taken office one month after ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment, Wilson called a special session of Congress, whose work culminated in the Revenue Act of 1913, introducing an income tax and lowering tariffs. Through passage of the Adamson Act that imposed an 8-hour workday for railroads, he averted a railroad strike and an ensuing economic crisis.[3] Upon the outbreak of World War I in 1914, Wilson maintained a policy of neutrality, while pursuing a more aggressive policy in dealing with Mexico's civil war. Wilson faced former New York Governor Charles Evans Hughes in the presidential election of 1916. By a narrow margin, he became the first Democrat since Andrew Jackson elected to two consecutive terms. Wilson's second term was dominated by American entry into World War I. In April 1917, when Germany had resumed unrestricted submarine warfare and sent the Zimmermann Telegram, Wilson asked Congress to declare war in order to make "the world safe for democracy." The United States conducted military operations alongside the Allies, although without a formal alliance. During the war, Wilson focused on diplomacy and financial considerations, leaving military strategy to the generals, especially General John J. Pershing. Loaning billions of dollars to Britain, France, and other Allies, the United States aided their finance of the war effort. Through the Selective Service Act, conscription sent 10,000 freshly trained soldiers to France per day by the summer of 1918. On the home front, he raised income taxes, borrowing billions of dollars through the public's purchase of Liberty Bonds. He set up the War Industries Board, promoted labor union cooperation, regulating agriculture and food production through the Lever Act, and granting to the Secretary of the Treasury, William McAdoo, direct control of the nation's railroad system. In his 1915 State of the Union Address, Wilson asked Congress for what became the Espionage Act of 1917 and the Sedition Act of 1918, suppressing anti-draft activists. The crackdown was intensified by his Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer to include expulsion of non-citizen radicals during the First Red Scare of 1919-1920. Following years of advocacy for suffrage on the state level, in 1918 he endorsed the Nineteenth Amendment, whose ratification in 1920 provided an equal right to vote for women across the United States, over Southern opposition. Wilson staffed his government with Southern Democrats who believed in racial segregation. He gave department heads greater autonomy in their management. Early in 1918, he issued his principles for peace, the Fourteen Points, and in 1919, following armistice, he traveled to Paris, promoting the formation of a League of Nations, and concluding the Treaty of Versailles. Following his return from Europe, Wilson embarked on a nationwide tour in 1919 to campaign for the treaty, suffering a severe stroke. The treaty was met with serious concern by Senate Republicans, and Wilson rejected a compromise effort led by Henry Cabot Lodge, leading to the Senate's rejection of the treaty. Due to his stroke, Wilson secluded himself in the White House, disability having diminished his power and influence. Forming a strategy for re-election, Wilson deadlocked the 1920 Democratic National Convention, but his bid for a third-term nomination was overlooked. For his sponsorship of the League of Nations, Wilson was awarded the 1919 Nobel Peace Prize, the second of three sitting presidents so honored.

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        Collection Marczell de Nemes de Budapest. Catalogue des tableaux anciens des écoles de XIVe, XVe, XVIe, XVIIe, XVIIIe et XIXe siècles. Oeuvres capitales de Greco, Goya, Rembrandt, F. Hals, Le Tintoret. Galerie Manzi, Joyant, 17 et 18 juin 1913

      Paris: Galerie Manzi-Joyant, 1913. Livre. Satisfaisant. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. In-folio. Paris, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, 1913. 33 x 25 cm, fort in-folio, XIV pp. catalogue non paginé, avec 83 numéros décrits, tous reproduits en planches hors texte sous serpentes légendées, broché, couverture rempliée. Edition originale de la première vente Marczell de Nemes (tableaux anciens seuls). Estimations, prix d'adjudication et - ce qui est rare - nom de l'acquéreur scrupuleusement notés pour chaque oeuvre. Dos brisé, couverture très défraichie, intérieur parfaitement frais, exempt de rousseurs. Prévoir des frais de port pour environ 3 kg..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Les fleurs du mal.

      (Den Haag, De Zilverdistel, 1913). Verguld heelmarokijn met leeslint. (4), 308 p. Gedrukt onder leiding van P.N. van Eyck en J.F. van Royen bij G.W. van der Wiel in rood en zwart op handgeschept papier van Batchelor in een oplage van 310 genummerde exemplaren. Rug verschoten, bovenhoekjes gestoten.* Volgens boekbandspecialist Rens Top van de Koninklijke Bibliotheek in Den Haag werd dit exemplaar gebonden door Dirk Nicolaas Esveld. Esveld ging in 1892 als vijftienjarige werken bij Elias P. van Bommel en mocht zich daar al snel wijden aan het luxe werk. Het hier aangeboden exemplaar van Les fleurs du mal is werkelijk heel fraai: groen marokijn, met vergulde verticale en horizontale lijnen op de platten en ruim twee cm marokijnen randen aan de binnenzijden van de platten, ook versierd met vergulde lijnen. De schutbladen zijn van handgemarmerd papier. De Zilverdistel 5. Van Royen 1964, 1.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Langs het geluk. Levensdwang - Impasse - Afscheid - Avondwandeling - Het einde - Tweespalt.

      Amsterdam, Maatschappij voor Goede en Goedkoope Lectuur, [1913]. Gedecoreerd halflinnen (bandontwerp Ph. [van] Praag). 112 p. 2e druk, 7e-9e duizendtal. Bandje iets roestig. Drie ezelsoren.* Exemplaar met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van Slauerhoff op het schutblad: 'Opgedragen/ aan mijne zuster/ Augusta/ bij 't bereiken v/d/ huwbaren leeftijd/ van zestien jaar/ Leeuwarden 1 Juli 1916/ Jan Slauerhoff'. Augusta Cornelia (Guusje) Slauerhoff (1900-1995) was het twee jaar jongere Zusje van de dichter, op wie hij zeer gesteld was, met wie hij altijd contact zou houden. In september 1916 zou Slauerhoff zijn geboortestad Leeuwarden verruilen voor Amsterdam, waar hij medicijnen ging studeren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Meyers Großes Konversationslexikon. Sechste Auflage. 20 Bände A-Z + 4 Supplementbände. Zusammen 24 Bände.

      Bibliographisches Institut, 1913. Ledereinband Band 1-4 von 1903, Band 5,6 (Buchrücken am oberen Rand mit Anriß von ca. 1,5cm) von 1904, Band 7 von 1905, Band 8,9 (Buchrücken am oberen Rand mit kleinem fehlendem Teilstück und am unteren Rand mit Anriß von ca. 2cm),10,12,13 von 1906, Band 11, 14, 15, 17, 18 von 1907, Band 16, 19 und 20 von 1908, Band 21 von 1909, Band 22 von 1910, Band 23 von 1912, Band 24 von 1913, Bände mit Ex Libris- Aufkleber auf Deckelinnenseite und goldenem Kopffarbschnitt, Schnitt sonst in grüner Farbe, Deckel stellenweise berieben, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, sonst mit einzelnen leichten Gebrauchsspuren Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        Lebensbeschreibungen. Mit Anmerkungen nach der Übersetzung von Kaltwasser bearbeitet von Hanns Floerke. 6 Bände.

      Georg Müller, München und Leipzig 1913 - Gr.-8vo. Vortitel u. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Je Bd. ca. 450 S. Weinrotes OLdr. auf 5 unechten Bünden m goldgeprägt. Deckel u. Rücken u. Innenkantenfileten. Kopfgoldschnitt, sonst unbeschnittene Büttenkanten. Eines von 150 numer. Ex. (Bd. 1-3 u. 4-6 jew. mit ders. Nr.) der luxuriösen Vorzugsausgabe auf holländischem Bütten in Ganzleder. - Buchgestaltung von Paul Renner, gebunden bei Hübel&Denck, Leipzig. - Klassiker des Altertums. Ausgewählt und herausgegeben von Heinrich Conrad. Zweite Reihe, Bd. 1-6. - Kanten u. Bünde etw. berieben, kl. Fleckchen am Rücken. Schnitt leicht stockfleckig. Wenige Seiten durch einliegende Verlagsprospekte gebräunt. Insgesamt schöne, wohlerhaltene Bände. gr.

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        Geschichten. - Deutsch von Otto Flake. Hier: Band 1 und 2 (kpl.). 40 Porträt-Tafeln insgesamt in beiden Bänden.

      München, Georg Müller. 1913, 8°, Weinrotes Leder mit Goldornamentik, Rücken mit 5 Bünden, dieser partiell leicht beschabt und etwas gebleicht, sichtbare Restspuren von je 1 Aufkleber, Bindung voll intakt. Kopfgoldschnitt, zweiseitig unbeschnitten. 410 / 426 S. Gedruckt bei Mänicke und Jahn in Rudolstadt auf van Gelder Bütten (nur in der numerierten Vorzugsausgabe von 100 Exemplaren – hier: Nr. 43), gebunden bei Hübel und Denck in Leipzig in der Ausstattung von Paul Renner. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Der Heizer. Ein Fragment.

      Leipzig, Wolff 1913 - 8°, Frontispiz ?Im Hafen von New York?, 47 S., 2 Bl. (Verlagswerbung), Ausserordendlich fragiler orangebrauner Veloursband mit mont. Deckeltitel., Alter Rücken neu montiert mit fachfrauisch restaurierten kleinen Fehlstellen am Kopf und Fuss. Exlibris auf Vors. Innen sauber. Erste Ausgabe von Kafkas zweiter Veröffentlichung. ? Smolen/Stammerjohann 3.1.B.1; Dietz 21; Raabe/Hannich-Bode 146.2. ? Erschienen als dritter Band in der Reihe ?Der jüngste Tag?, gedruckt im Mai 1913 bei Poeschel & Trepte. In dieser Einbandvariante von größter Seltenheit. ? Es handelt sich bei dem Text um das erste Kapitel des 1927 erschienenen Romans ?Amerika? 600 gr. Schlagworte: Erstausgaben deutscher LiteraturKafka, FranzExpressionismusNeueingänge - Literatur, EA, Lit.-Geschichte [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Benzwagen. Vom ersten Benzinautomobil bis zum Weltrekordwagen.

      101 S. Mit 2 farb. Illustr., mont. auf den Vorsätzen, ganzseit. Abb. der Benzwerke von 1913, ganzseit. Portr. und 62 meist ganzseit. s/w Textabb. quer-Gr.-8, Broschur mit farb. Deckelillustration. VDeckel mit kleinen Randläsuren. Mit vielen losen Seidenzwischenbl. - Besitzverm. auf Innenspiegel. - Sehr schön erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        The Day in Bohemia or Life Among the Artists

      New York: Printed for the Author. 1913. First. First edition. Octavo. 48pp. Stiff flexible printed self-wrappers. Title in black and red. Small tears at the edges of the slightly yapped edges, small tear on the half-title, small chip at the foot, a very good copy, lacking the original slipcase. One of 500 copies printed at the Hillacre Press. Reed's first work published in book form. A long poem set amongst the artistic set of New York. This copy Inscribed by Reed to Albert Boyden: "To Alb Boyden with apologies and compliments of the author John S. Reed." Boyden was the managing editor at McClure's Magazine, one of the great publications of the so-called Golden Age of Magazines, and the pinnacle of muckraking journalism, where Reed worked alongside of Lincoln Steffens (to whom the book is dedicated), McClure's co-founder Ida Tarbell, John Phillips, William Allen White, and other notables. All of them appear in Reed's picaresque and affectionate satire of the literati of Greenwich Village and their eating and drinking habits and haunts. Boyden figures prominently:"Here comes ALB BOYDEN in the King of ShirtsHe is so fashionable that it hurts.Indeed, in gazing on him one suspectsThat clothes can vanquish physical defects.So cavalier his air, who would not be him?Young ladies come from Illinois to see him!The rest of us are good at so-and-so,-But ALB's the one who makes the wheels go.He beats down struggling authors in their price,Refuses stories with a grace so nice..."[Cataloger's note: while Reed's reportage achieved him lasting fame, his poetry seems more to presage the verse of Dr. Suess.]Boyden appears elsewhere as a subject in the poem as well.Ida Tarbell later wrote of the atmosphere at McClure's: "Was there ever a group like it? Was there ever so much fun in work?" - a sentiment that seems confirmed in Reed facetious poem. Reed's radicalism was seeded in his tenure at McClure's. Not long after this poem was published, he joined the staff of The Masses.A significant association. .

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        Original silver bromide photographic portrait of John Singer Sargent's celebrated portrait of Henry James, 10 1/2 x 13 inches (image), 15 x 18 3/4 inches (image & mount), signed on the mount by both James and Sargent

      Sargent's original portrait of James was commissioned by James's friends to commemorate his 70th birthday in 1913. James would not accept the gift, but agreed to act as its "custodian" on the condition, specified in his will, that it be given to the National Portrait Gallery in London, where it now hangs. A photographic reproduction of the portrait, printed in an edition of 300 copies signed by the subject and artist, was produced for the subscribers. According to James' biographer, Leon Edel, "(James) arranged for all of them to receive a photograph of the Sargent portrait signed on the left by Sargent and on the right by himself. Sargent's name has all but faded from such of these as survive; but James's name, with its customary largeness and boldness, remains visible." - Leon Edel, The Master 1901-1916 (London: Rupert Hart Davis, 1972), p. 490. The signatures in the present example, however, show little sign of fading. James met Sargent in 1883, and the two men became close friends. Edel notes that "They had so much in common that they must have seemed to each other, in certain respects, to be mirror-images." - Edel, The Middle Years 1884-1894, pp. 45-46. James admired Sargent enormously, saying of him that he presented "'the slightly 'uncanny' spectacle of a talent which on the very threshold of its career has nothing more to learn" and that "he expresses himself as no one else scarce begins to do in the language of the art he practises." The present commemorative photographic reproduction of Sargent's iconic portrait of James, signed by the two friends, is rare

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        On the Effect of Electric and Magnetic Fields on Spectral Lines. [Off-print From the Philosophical Magazine (Vol. 27) for March 1914].

      [London, Taylor & Francis], 1913. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Excellent, very fresh copy, with only a two small marginal tears to front wrapper, no loss. Spine and cords completely fresh and fully intact. Pp. (1) +506-525. Scarce first edition, off-print issue with presentation-inscription, of Bohr's first paper on the Stark-effect, being the seminal paper in which Bohr for the first time applies his theory to electric effect and expresses his widening interest in quantum theory. The work is inscribed to the famous Danish physicist "Hr. Mag. scient. A.W. Marke/ med venlig Hilsen/ fra Forfatteren" ("Mr. Master of Sciences A.W. Marke/ with kind regards/ from the author"). Axel Waldbuhm Marke (1883 - 1942) was professor of Physics in Copenhagen. His scientific works were originally centred around magnetic investigations, for which he was trained by P. Weiss in Zürich, in 1914. Due to WWI, he had to return, however, and during the difficult journey back, he lost all of his records. In 1916 he published an important work on the thermomagnetic qualities of water, and he has written a number of highly praised text books on physics, optics, meteorology, and climatology. He was renowned for his great skills in popularizing difficult scientific results and was famous for his lectures. The Stark-effect (the shifting and splitting of spectral lines of atoms and molecules due to presence of an external static electric field) is named after Johannes Stark, who discovered it in 1913. Although Stark shortly after having discovered it became and ally of Nazi Germany and rejected the developments of modern physics, his discovery became of the utmost importance to the development of quantum theory."Once again we must go back to November 1913. On the 20th of that month Stark announced to the Prussian Academy of Sciences an important new discovery: when atomic hydrogen is exposed to a static electric field its spectral lines split, the amount of splitting being proportional to the field strength. (the linear Stak effect). After Rutherford read this news in "Nature", he at once wrote Bohr: "I think it is rather up to you at the present to write something on... electric effects."We now encounter for the first time the widening interest in quantum theory [...] Even before Bohr sat down to work on the Stark effect, Warburg from Berlin published an article in which the Bohr theory is applied to this new phenomenon. Bohr's own paper [i.e. the present] on the subject appeared in March 1914. The next year he returned to the same topic." (Pais, Niels Bohr's Times, p. 182). Rosenfeld: No. 10.

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        The Interpretation of Dreams

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition in English, first printing; translated from the third German edition. Very Good, with cloth worn at edges, tips exposed, light wear at spine ends, scratch to head, darkening to spine cloth, offsetting to front end paper with a vintage bookseller ticket to paste down and pages lightly toned. A cornerstone of psychoanalysis, for the first time here in English.

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        Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

      London: William Heinemann 1913,. LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies of which this is No 615. SIGNED by Rackham. Large 8vo., 298 x 230mm; 43 numbered pages of text followed by 44 mounted colour plates, illustrated with a further 10 drawings within the text and a colour frontrispiece. Original cream cloth blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Internally clean with a little browning to endpapers, spine age-toned, some marks to covers. Very good. A wonderful collection compreised of illustrations from Rackham classics including Jack Frost, Mother Goose, The Frog Prince, Puss in Boots, Jack & the Beanstalk, Santa Claus, The Snow Queen, and Jack the Giant Killer.

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        Mother Goose

      London: William Heinemann, 1913. As I Was Going to St. Ives I Saw Mother Goose In Her Scarce Dust JacketRACKHAM, Arthur. Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann, n.d. [1913]. First trade edition, later issue (with blank endpapers and no date on verso of title-page). Octavo (7 15/16 x 5 13/16 inches; 202 x 149 mm). xi, [1, blank], 159, [1] pp. Thirteen color plates, eighty-five black and white illustrations, many in silhouette. Title page with blue lettering and black illustration.Publisher's original gray cloth, with a 'sampler' pictorially stamped in red, blue, and green with blue lettering, spine pictorially decorated and lettered in red, blue and green, top edge blue. A bright, fine copy with just one tiny little 'nick' at the top of the spine. Complete with the original color pictorial dust jacket, correctly priced 6/- net and advertising three other 1913 Heinemann publications on back. Dust jacket chipped at top and bottom of front panel and top of spine with some loss of lettering, and some old tape stains on verso."So far as titles go (but not so far as artwork goes) we move into a different key with Mother Goose, a book constructed in 1913 from a series of plates and line drawings which had appeared and would reappear in St Nicholas between 1912 and 1914. The poems were chosen by Rackham, presumably in terms of the themes and subjects he wished to illustrate: this would account for the consistently good quality of the many plates and of the numerous line drawings..." (Fred Gettings. Arthur Rackham, p. 131).Latimore and Haskell, p. 41. Riall, p. 115.Original color pictorial dust jacket advertising three other 1913 Heinemann publications on back.

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        The Day in Bohemia or Life Among the Artists

      New York: Printed for the Author. 1913. First. First edition. Octavo. 48pp. Stiff flexible printed self-wrappers. Title in black and red. Small tears at the edges of the slightly yapped edges, small tear on the half-title, small chip at the foot, a very good copy, lacking the original slipcase. One of 500 copies printed at the Hillacre Press. Reed's first work published in book form. A long poem set amongst the artistic set of New York. This copy Inscribed by Reed to Albert Boyden: "To Alb Boyden with apologies and compliments of the author John S. Reed." Boyden was the managing editor at McClure's Magazine, one of the great publications of the so-called Golden Age of Magazines, and the pinnacle of muckraking journalism, where Reed worked alongside of Lincoln Steffens (to whom the book is dedicated), McClure's co-founder Ida Tarbell, John Phillips, William Allen White, and other notables. All of them appear in Reed's picaresque and affectionate satire of the literati of Greenwich Village and their eating and drinking habits and haunts. Boyden figures prominently:"Here comes ALB BOYDEN in the King of ShirtsHe is so fashionable that it hurts.Indeed, in gazing on him one suspectsThat clothes can vanquish physical defects.So cavalier his air, who would not be him?Young ladies come from Illinois to see him!The rest of us are good at so-and-so,-But ALB's the one who makes the wheels go.He beats down struggling authors in their price,Refuses stories with a grace so nice..."[Cataloger's note: while Reed's reportage achieved him lasting fame, his poetry seems more to presage the verse of Dr. Suess.]Boyden appears elsewhere as a subject in the poem as well.Ida Tarbell later wrote of the atmosphere at McClure's: "Was there ever a group like it? Was there ever so much fun in work?" - a sentiment that seems confirmed in Reed facetious poem. Reed's radicalism was seeded in his tenure at McClure's. Not long after this poem was published, he joined the staff of The Masses.A significant association. .

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        Laberinto (Voz de seda - Tesoro - Variaciones inefables - La amistad - Sentimientos musicales - Nevermore - Olor de jazmín) (1910-1911).

      - Biblioteca Renacimiento, Madrid, 1913. 19x13 cm. 280 págs. (más cataloguillo editorial). Rústica original. Muy buen ejemplar, limpio y sólido. // Primera edición // Juan Ramón Jiménez (Moguer, Huelva, 1881-San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1958) // [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Diable boiteux -

      Maurice Glomeau 1913 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8. 160 pp. Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin rouge. Dos à nerfs avec date dorée au talon. Toutes tranches dorées. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée René AUSSOURD. Intérieur très frais. Avec des illustrations en couleurs par Evelio TORENT. Bel état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 500 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 13 exemplaires de tête sur Japon, avec trois états des illustrations, et une AQUARELLE ORIGINALE signée par E. TORENT ayant servi à l'illustration, dans cet exemplaire l'aquarelle originale du frontispice. Cette édition est une version abrégée de l'édition originale parue en 1707. Le roman relate les pérégrinations d'un jeune étudiant et du diablotin qu'il libère de sa bouteille. En récompense de cette libération, le Diable, appelé Asmodée, conduit l?étudiant sur les toits de Madrid et lui apprend à déchiffrer les comportements des Madrilènes, le fait pénétrer dans les prisons ou les maisons des fous et même dans les tombeaux ou les songes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        46 Original-Photos von Rudolf Hugard: Thematik: Männliche Jugend von Staufen im Freibad und beim Spiel.

      Alle Photos im Format 12,8(H) x 17,8 cm, tls. in der Platte datiert 1913. Alle Photographien mit einem oder zwei weißen Streifen an den seitlichen Rändern, bzw. mit Spuren von seitlicher Fixierung durch 2 Klammern (5 mm) tls. mit Numerierung und Datierung im Negativ (unterer Rand) Großteil der Bilder auf neutralem Papier mit Papierecken fixiert 3 Heftfragmente liegen vor Papieroberlagen etwas stfl 1 Heftfragment mit stärkeren Knickspuren, Photos dadurch mit Spuren von Bügen, Obenliegendes Photo des zweiten Heftfragmentes angegilbt und mit Wachsspuren am Rand, 4 Photos lose mit Knick-, bzw. Bugspuren, etwas angegilbt, eines mit Einriß. - Photos in der überwiegenden Mehrzahl gut erhalten, auch die weniger guten in brauchbarer Erhaltung. - Photographie. Foto. Fotos. Staufen im Breisgau.

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        Studies in the Psychology of Sex. Sechs Bände.

      Philadelphia, F. A. Davis Company, 1913 - 1918. 8° Oktav, Leinen Volume I. The evolution of modesty. The phenomena of sexual periodicity. Auto-erotism. Third edition, revised and enlarged. XV + 353 S.Volume II. Sexual Inversion: XI + 391 S. Volume III. Analysis of the sexual impulse. Love and pain. The sexual impulse in women. XII + 353 S. Volume VI: VII + 656 S. Sexual Selection in Man. XI + 270 S. Erotic Symbolism. The mechanism of detumescence. The psychic state in pregnancy. X + 285 S. Mit einigen s/w Tafeln. Auf den vorderen Buchspiegeln befindet sich je ein Exlibris. Auf den vorderen Buchspiegeln und auf den vorderen Vorsätzen befinden sich Stempel. Die Kapitale sind bestoßen. Die Ecken sind teilweise bestoßen und berieben. Einige Bänder haben an einigen Kanten Druckstellen. Die Bindung zwischen dem Vorderdeckel und dem vorderen Vorsatz von Band I ist leicht aufgeplatzt. Das obere Kapital von Band II hat eine Läsur. Der Rücken einer der Bände ist leseschief. Der Vorderdeckel von Band VI ist im unteren Bereich fleckig. Der Vorderdeckel eines Bandes hat eine Druckstelle. Einer der Bände hat in der Kopfecke des vorderen Vorsatzes und des ersten Blattes eine Knickspur. Das Titelblatt von Band II ist in der Fußecke fleckig. Die Kopfschnitte sind ergraut. Sonst gute Exemplare. Sexualität, Ethnologie, Völkerkunde, Kulturgeschichte, Männer, Frauen, Mädchen, Jugen, Lexikon, Nachschlagewerk

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        Randy McNally & Co.'s Commercial Atlas of America

      RANDY MCNALLY & COMPANY, CHICAGO 1913 - gilt on cover and spine, pages age toned, additional postage required, corners bumped, edges rubbed, hinge cracking DATE PUBLISHED: 1913 EDITION: THIRD ED 449 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Målaren Herman Nilsson.

      - Laverad pennteckning. 23,3 × 16,8 cm. Signerad: "Axel Fridell / Stockholm 1913". Proveniens: Erik Hellström, Stockholm (1942; stämpel a tergo "Konst i svenska hem / Samling I:305"). Hellström hade i sin mycket fina Fridellsamling sjutton målningar utöver teckningar och grafik.Litteratur: Karl Haskel, Axel Fridell, Bilder 2 (1989), s. 55 (avbildad). Herman Nilsson (1889-1953) bytte senare namn till Eugen Örnsäter. Han var målare, skulptör och medaljkonstnär.

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        Neue Gedichte.

      München, Georg Müller Verlag, 1913,. 1. Auflage95(4) S., 4°, OKalb-Lederband mit goldgeprägter Deckelfilete und Kopf-Goldschnitt. Lesebändchen. Druck auf unbeschnittenem Bütten durch die Offizin Drugulin. Vorliegendes Exemplar ist die Nummer 6 von 50 der seltenen Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten, die außerdem von Autor signiert wurde. WG 25. Gutes Exemplar in einem schönen Druck. An den Kanten etwas berieben. Fine copy , handsigned by the author. Limites for about 50 copies. Bounded in leather. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Literatur, Illustrierte Bücher, Originalgraphik, Vorzugsausgabe, Leder, Leather, Graphik, Handpressendruck

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