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2020-02-19 14:46:11
John H. Weeks
London: Seeley, Service & Co, Limited. Click here to see our other books! Among the Primitive Bakongo John H. Weeks 1914 Seeley, Service & Co, Limited : London 9" by 6" [6], v-vii,[1], ix-xvi, [1], 1-318, [2pp] SUMMARY The first edition of this illustrated work looks at the Kongo people of Central Africa, written by John H. Weeks, illustrated profusely throughout, including with a folding map. First Edition,Folding Maps,Illustrated,Publishers' Original Binding Overall Condition: Near Fine This book weighs 1 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition of this work. This work describes the lives and culture of Bakongo, also known as the Kongo people, a Bantu ethnic group that lived along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa. The author here describes the peculiarities, customs, religion, and laws of the Kongo people. Illustrated with a frontispiece, a folding map, and thirty-one plates. Written by John H. Weeks, a British missionary and African explorer. He lived in the Congo from 1882 to 1912. With two pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. Collated, complete CONDITION In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Plate facing page 142 is detached but present, as is a usual binding fault. Overall Condition: Near Fine GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition (Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian (the-mad-librarian) [Bath, GB]
2020-02-18 13:40:22
Austen, Jane
LONDON, 1914 Illustrated by: : CHARLES E. BROCK Published by MACMILLAN AND CO, LMT Binding: LEATHER SPINE GREEN Size: 5 X 7 3/4 351 Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD with an introduction by Austin Dobson, top edge gilt, 5 ribbed gilt decorated spine is darkened and rubbed, covers rubbed, marbled endpages, previous owners name to front end page, corners bumped.
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, US]
2020-02-18 08:20:48
Commensurate with age. A complete set of bound Punch Almanack volumes, 1914 to 1950. - 36 years worth! Covering for me the "Fougasse" period. I only purchased these for the superb cartoons by " Fougasse " Cyril Kenneth Bird. I have now managed to obtain all the cartoons separately so no longer require these full volumes so they are up for grabs. Downsizing is such a pain! Some are whole years others half yearly. I will not sell them individually, sorry. Various bound cover colours - please see photographs of the volumes. Used condition so will carry marks from storage and wear commensurate with age. Due to size of collection and weight - collection only or possible delivery to be discussed at time of purchase. Thank you for looking - any questions please feel free to ask.
Bookseller: w845 [BATH, GB]
2020-02-17 21:05:28
Art Work of Louis C Tiffany 1914 Rare First Edition The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany Published by : Doubleday, Page & Company Printed in: 1914 ----- Features ----- · Top edge gilt · 20 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards! · Folio size : book measures 9 1/2" x 13" Condition This books is in Very good condition. This is a folio size publication, and each book measures 9 1/2" x 13". The book has been bound in full leather hardcover binding with the title in gilt to the spine. There is a bookplate in the front and no signatures or markings of any other kind in the book. The pages in all issues are clean and free of any foxing. This book contains 20 tipped in color plates and 42 sepia toned photogravures with tissue guards, depicting the art work of Louis C. Tiffany. All illustrations are present, with none missing or removed. This book is one of only 492 copies. A rare find complete with many beautiful illustrations. ---------- About the Artist ---------- Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848 - 1933) was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass. He is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. Tiffany was affiliated with a prestigious collaborative of designers known as the Associated Artists, which included Lockwood de Forest, Candace Wheeler, and Samuel Colman. Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamels and metalwork. ---------- Return Policy---------- If you are unsatisfied with your purchase for any reason, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: diverjbks [Miami, Florida, US]
2020-02-17 05:38:03
William Brown
self. Six Scrapbooks in various conditions, dating from 1914 World War I up to 1947 est.Photos in very good condition, Post cards and documents in good condition for the time period Scrapbook paper very delicate. This collection of six scrapbooks from the Estate of E. Case (Commander Brown's family) tells a visual history of a Sailor that first joined the Sewell Line in NYC in 1906 at 14 on Clipper ships "It might have been the hard way, but you really learned seamanship, real seamanship". He joined the Navy in 1906 and received the rating of Quartermaster 3rd Class, for his meritorious work during the earthquake in San Francisco. A few years later he was promoted to Lieutenant Commander during WWI on Destroyers, battleships and armored cruisers. He later received his Commission during the Haitian Revolution in 1917 and was acting Commodore of the Coast Guard. He eventually served on the USS Druid, which towed the first sub chaser built for the French (WWI). As 1917 was coming to a close he served on the USS Seneca (3 times commended for saving British sailors after their ships were torpedoed). When serving on the USS Tudnor he had fond memories of President Wilson. "On the last occasion the president put his arms around my shoulder and then slapped my back vigorously to emphasize how glad he was to be on United states property". There is also a fantastic photo of a German ship that had been torpedoed. A small drawing from the Commander can be seen where the torpedo entered the ship. Commander Brown was called to duty from retirement during WW II. (1942) The Navy was is nee … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Pax and Dig (7703steve) [Boonton, New Jersey, US]
2020-02-16 05:14:03
Tarkington, Booth
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Illustrated by Gordon Grant. First issue with "sence" for "sense" on p. 19 and with the Roman numeral "viii" present at end of contents page. Publisher's blue cloth, front board decoratively stamped in black and white, front board and spine lettered in white, in the original dust jacket. Cloth spine a bit toned and rubbed; light rubbing, soiling to boards. Minor occasional thumbsoiling in text. The sleeved dust jacket is clipped on all corners (price of $1.25 is present), has a lightly toned spine, some toning and soiling to the facing panels; a few tears (two lengthy ones on the base of the rear panel) and corresponding tape reinforcement on the verso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books [San Jose, CA, U.S.A.]
2020-02-16 02:03:59
JOU (Louis)] FRANCE (Anatole) :
P.Les Cent Bibliophiles 1914. In-4° pleine basane marbrée à la Bradel, dos lisse, titre en long, premier plat orné d'une lettrine et du titre de l'ouvrage peint, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. Edition originale du premier livre illustré par Louis JOU. Tirage limité à 130 exemplaires. Celui-ci porte le numéro 104 et est celui de Louis JOU (voir photo). On joint : Suite pour les Opinions de Jérome Coignard. In-4° plein vélin à la Bradel, plats et dos mosaïqués d'après une reliure dessinées par Louis JOU, plats et dos conservés (reliure signée MERCIER).Suite des 73 bois dont 24 H.T. de Louis JOU tirés sur Rives enrichi pour certain d'un deuxième état sur Chine contrecollé (dont 6 signés au crayon par l'Artiste). Notre exemplaire est en outre enrichi d'une étude de couverture (plats et dos) peinte par JOU, d'un superbe dessin original à pleine page signé et d'un envoi de Louis JOU sur la page de titre. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto [Marseille, France]
2020-02-15 20:19:15
The Sportsman
British Sports and Sportsmen, London, 1914. 593 pp, hundreds of ill. and photogravures. Big game hunting throughout Africa by a who's who of turn of the century hunters including Selous, Sutherland, Dracopoli, Wallace, Statham and something on fishing. The first part contains stories and the second part lists celebrities with the rifle. In this section there are descriptions of avid big game hunters who have never authored books or articles. It is interesting to read about their accomplishments and they names appear nowhere else in big game literature. This super large thick heavy and beautiful volume is in full elaborate gilt red leather, gilt inner dentelles, beveled boards, all edges gilt, heavy marbled end papers. Exceptionally heavy book, substantial extra postage. VG to vg+. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Trophy Room Books [Agoura, CA, U.S.A.]
2020-02-15 18:51:26
Artikeldetails Künstlerhaus Wien Februar 1914. (Programm). Wien, Chr. Reisser`s Söhne (Druck) 1914. 8°. 4 Bll. Mit Illustr. u. Buchschmuck von Erwin Puchinger. OBrosch. m. Kordel. Goldbedruckter Einband. Durchgeh. schwacher Wasserrand. Bestell-Nr: 0258-19 Bemerkungen: Äußerst seltenes Programmheft. Es enthält: Der Herr Baron. Eine Komödie in einem Akte von Fritz Reimers; Der Fall Lampl. Groteske von Kory Towska in einem Aufzuge. Regie: Herr Seydelmann; Tamist oder Saccharin und Schafblick oder der Sieg des Unsinns, Monokoliristisches Drama in einigen heftigen Auftritten von Zewy und Homunkulus [d. i. Robert Weill]; Die Meistersinger von Ottakring. Eine moderne Ritteroper aus dem Wienerleben in 3 Szenen von Homunkulus [R. Weill]. Musikalische Leitung: Dr. F. Löwenrosen. - Der Sezessionskünstler Erwin Puchinger (1875-1944), Mitglied des Wiener Künstlerhaus arbeitete u. a. mit Otto Prutscher zusammen. (vgl. ÖBL, VIII, 322; Thieme-B. XXVII, 443) Schlagworte: Kunst, Theater, MusikEUR 503,79 (inkl. 10,00% MwSt.) Versandkostenfrei innerhalb Deutschlands Weitere Abbildungen Artikel eingestellt mit dem w+h GmbH eBay-Service Daten und Bilder powered by Buchfreund (2020-01-27).
Bookseller: Burgverlag Rare Books and Prints (antiquariat1epj) [Wien, AT]
2020-02-15 01:06:00
In Russian Printed in 1914 Extremaly RARE BOOK ~ 21 x 28cm 880 g 332+108 pages +Maps,Tables 214 images, 4 maps covers condition (in Bold): Perfect/Fine/Very Good/Good/Fair/Poor condition inside (in Bold): Perfect/Fine/Very Good/Good/Fair/Poor The images should be considered as part of the item description. ★★★★★ 5-star service for you ★★★★★ ★Worldwide shipping within 1 business day of payment ★Professional Packaging ★Tracking registered air mail ★ Possibility Express Mail Service ★ Combined Shipping Discount or Free shipping After you have won the item, you have 4 days to pay ( if no bid on other item ) or PLEASE LET ME KNOW POSSIBLE TERM OF PAYMENT. Default delivery is registered mail. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Books Eldorado (books_eldorado) [European Union, LV]
2020-02-14 17:32:15
Item Description: Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, NY, 1914. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Fair hardcover. No DJ. Text is unmarked. Pages have light foxing. No pencil/pen markings. Covers show light edge wear with rubbing/light scuffing. Binding loosening but still intact.; see pictures for further details.
Bookseller: Unique Visit (uniquevisit) [Lambertville, New Jersey, US]
2020-02-14 13:25:03
Paris: 1914. Librairie Koegui 21, rue vieille boucherie 64100 Bayonne Tél. +33 5 59 59 78 74 CLAUDEL (Paul) - Connaissance de l'Est - 1914 - Edition Originale 1914 - Edition originale. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI (alphab64) [64100 Bayonne, FR]
2020-02-14 12:48:14
1914. THE BINDING FROM BOOK FIRST IS MISSING, BUT PAGE 1 IS STILL PRESENT, BOOKS SECOND AND THIRD ARE IN GOOD CONDITION. HERE IS AN EXTRELY RARE OPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE THE HARDCOVER SET OF PART FIRST, PART SECOND, PART THIRD PHOTO DRAMA OF CREATION. THESE OFTEN SELL FOR $ 600- $800 PER VOLUME SEE ITEM NUMBER: 362277901088 FOR A SINGLE VOLUME BY AN EXELLENT SELLER. PHOTO-DRAMA OF CREATION 1914. NUMBER ONE IS MISSING THE BINDING OF THE BOOK, BUT PAGE ONE IS PRESENT, BOOK SECOND AND THIRD ARE IN EXTREMELY NICE CONDITION, EACH CONTAIN 32 PAGES, ITS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND A SET IN THIS CONDITION. HERE IS A LITTLE OF WHAT HAS BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT THE PHOTODRAMA OF CREATION: 2001 Watchtower Jan 15 pp 8-9 "A Masterpiece of Project. Its January of the year 1914. Imagine that you are seated among 5.000 others in a darkened Auditorium in New York City. Before you is a large motion-picture screen. A white-haired man in a frock coat appears on screen. You have seen silent movies, but this man speaks, and you can heard his words. You are the premiere of something technically innovative, and the message is unique. The speaker is Charles Taze Russell, the first president of the Watch Tower Society, and the production is the "Photo-Drama of Creation." C> T> Russell realized the potential for motion pictures to reach masses of people. in 1912, therefore, he began preparing the "photo Drama of Creation." Eventually, it came to be an eight-hour-long photographic slide and motion picture production, complete with color and sound. Designed to be shown in four segments, the "Photo-Drama" took v … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: MARISOL ANTIQUE COLLECTIBLES (cjm3627) [Charlotte, North Carolina, US]
2020-02-14 09:36:06
Bibliophilie : Album de 13 grandes aquarelles originales "Pendant le Guerre" (1914-1918). Superbe ensemble inédit. La grande guerre vue de l'arrière. C. MAGNIEN ALBUM DE 13 GRANDES AQUARELLES ORIGINALES "PENDANT LA GUERRE" (1914-1918). 1 volume in-4 à l'italienne (31 x 24 cm) de 1 feuillet de titre (simple esquisse à la mine de plomb - jamais terminé), 13 feuillets avec chacun une grande aquarelle environ 20 x 15 cm, le reste des feuillets (39) est resté vierge. Cartonnage de l'époque modeste pleine toile muette écru, légèrement salie mais solide (type carnet à dessins). ENSEMBLE UNIQUE DE 13 TRÈS BELLES AQUARELLES ORIGINALES TRÈS ABOUTIES. Nous donnons dans cette notice l'intégralité des 13 aquarelles. Nous n'avons rien trouvé sur l'artiste C. Magnien. Les scènes montrent la vie "en dehors du front" pendant la Grande Guerre : au bistrot - l'usine d'obus - chez le boucher - la permission agricole - chez le bureaucrate - chez le loueur - chez M. le ministre - à l'assemblée - le cantonnier - à l'école - l'administration. Chaque aquarelle est soigneusement légendée à la plume d'une belle calligraphie. L'ensemble est plein d'humour féroce à l'égard de ceux qui ne sont pas sur le front. Rare iconographie servant de documentation à la Première guerre mondiale. SUPERBE ENSEMBLE INÉDIT.
Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE HUGONNARD-ROCHE (lamourquibouquine) [Alise Ste Reine, FR]
2020-02-14 05:56:47
Hunter, George William
NEW YORK, 1914 Published by AMERICAN BOOK Binding: HARD BACK DARK GREEN Size: 5X8 432 Pages Overall Condition is: VERY GOOD slight wear to cover and spine. imbedded lining to front cover. imbedded logo of the American Book Co. to rear cover. gold gilt lining and lettering to spine. very clean endpapers. pages are clean. contains both black and white photographic illustrations and black drawn illustrations throughout text. A Civic Biology made famous in the Scopes trial that superseded the evolutionary theories of Darwin, including references to eugenics and social breeding. THIS WAS JUST A COMMON TEXTBOOK. UNTIL IT WAS INTRODUCED AS EVIDENCE IN THE SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL. PEOPLE DO NOT RECOGNIZE IT'S IMPORTANCE. AS A TEXTBOOK. BOOKDEALERS DO NOT PUT THIS IN THEIR INVENTORY. Tennessee v. Scopes Tennessee v. John T. Scopes Trial- Outdoor proceedings on July 20, 1925, showing William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow. (2 of 4 photos) (2898243103) crop.jpg An outdoor session of the Scopes Trial on July 20, 1925; the proceedings were moved outside because of excessive heat in the courtroom. William Jennings Bryan (seated, left) is being questioned by Clarence Darrow (right) Court Criminal Court of Tennessee Full case name The State of Tennessee vs. John Thomas Scopes Decided July 21, 1925 Citation(s) None Case history Subsequent action(s) Scopes v. State (1926) Court membership Judge(s) sitting John T. Raulston The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July 192 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, US]
2020-02-13 18:28:19
1914. Voir la description dans la fiche. Propos en l'Air Trente croquis sur l'Aviation par Jean Camille Bellaigue Un des 270 Exemplaires sur Arches Paris - Devambez - 1919 - In-folio - en feuilles dans un port-folio cartonné havane , dos imitation écorce d'arbre - étiquette de titre contrecollée au 1er plat - Bien complet des 30 planches contrecollées sur papier Canson - Très bel état de l'ensemble - 4e feuillet de la préface bruni , manque le ruban de la chemise - signé par l'auteur au justificatif Album de reproductions d'aquarelles sur le thème de l'aviation que Jean Camille Bellaigue réalisa a partir de ses souvenirs de la première guerre mondiale alors qu'il était pilote de F-385 a l'escadrille 502 . Chaque dessin au trait noir rehaussé de couleurs vives , légendé avec humour apporte beaucoup d'énergie a l'ensemble - Et comme le dit RIP , préfacier , : " Pourquoi un recueil de de dessins aussi charmants , soulignés de légendes spirituelles , a-t-il besoin d'une préface ? Ya201 N'hésitez pas à consulter mes autres objets proposés dans ma boutique. Frais de port dégressifs pour plusieurs objets. Le paiement par chèque bancaire sur compte français ou par virement bancaire est souhaitable en priorité. Emballage solide et soigné. Les frais de port pour la France en tarif colissimo Pour les acheteurs étrangers, les frais de port sont en tarif colissimo international Paiement attendu dans les 7 jours à partir de l'achat, merci.
Bookseller: L'Encrivore (encrivore41) [VENDOME, Centre, FR]
2020-02-13 14:37:17
Philip J. Bone
London: SCHOTT & CO, 1914. Some shelf wear, but overall in very nice condition. A very rare 1st edition book, signed and numbered 1 by the author in Luton, on Nov, 28, 1914, with an inscription to Ms. Ethel L. Olcott, who is also given credit for her efforts in helping with the publication of the book. Book, binding, and hardcover are in very good shape overall. I am not a book expert, but having thumbed through the pages, I do NOT see any evidence of any writing or torn pages in the book. There is an Ex-Libris (book plate) on the left inside cover for Mrs. Vahdah Olcott Bickford (who was formerly known as Ms. Ethel L. Olcott). If you would like additional pictures please message me. Send US Your Offer! Please note: this item will ship registered mail and will require a signature. CLICK LINK TO : Follow Our Store on Ebay To Learn about Sales and Discounts CLICK LINK TO: Add us to your Favorite Sellers CLICK LINK TO: Visit Our eBay Store: NJM Coins Inc NO HASSLE 30 DAY RETURN POLICY - RETURN IT FOR ANY REASON FOR A FULL 100% REFUND. WE WILL EVEN PAY THE RETURN SHIPPING!!! SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM IS FREE TO US RESIDENTS!!! THE ITEM IN THE PHOTO IS THE ITEM YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR 5 STAR RATING IS IMPORTANT TO US! Thank you for visiting our Ebay store. We value your business! We are committed to providing you with excellent customer service. Please let us know if you experience any problems so we can have the opportunity to make things right for you before you leave your feedback. If you have any questions regarding any of our items, please do not hesitate to message us. Sales Ta … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: NJM Coins Inc (njmcoins) [Santa Clarita, California, US]
2020-02-13 14:07:12
Martinez, Albert B.
Barcelone: R. Sopena, 1914. Barcelone: R. Sopena. Very Good. 1914. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Outer covering a bit wavy, especially along spine. First and last few pages browned. Light bumping corner on last few pages. ; A Baedeker look alike even with the name in its title. Originally published in French, but translated a year later into English. Numerous maps, also in color and many large fold out maps as well as b&w photographs make this travel guide the most thorough for Argentina seen so far. 60 page ad section. Rare; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 479, 60 pages .
Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore [United States]
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2020-02-13 09:19:21
Lady Constance LYTTON
1914. [History, Politics] ~ SUFFRAGE AND SUFFERING LYTTON, Lady Constance Prisons & prisoners: some personal experiences London. William Heinemann, [1914]. 8vo. x, [2], 337, [3], 16pp. With a half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, a photographic plate, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's purple cloth, Sylvia Pankhurst's suffragette roundel to upper board, lettered in gilt, printed tan dustwrapper. Very slight shelf-wear, some chipping to wrapper edges, clear tape repairs to verso. Internally immaculate. With two A.L.S., [2]pp and [4]pp respectively, both dated 1913, and both addressed to Miss Allen regarding the publication of the book. A remarkable survival in original dustwrapper of the first edition of Lady Constance Bulwer-Lytton's (1869-1923) account of her suffragette experiences and indictment of prison conditions. The daughter of poet Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton (1831-1891) and novelist Rosina Anne Doyle Bulwer-Lytton (1802-1882), Lady Constance eschewed the conventions of aristocratic society life from an early age. Her life would change dramatically following a visit to Holloway gaol to meet with suffragettes imprisoned there, transforming her into a public figure with a single-minded vision. She joined the WSPU in 1909 and thereafter lobbied parliament, addressed meetings, and rallied her influential contacts on behalf of the campaign for women's suffrage. Her activities and protests led to her imprisonment in Holloway. There she was treated leniently due in part to to her heart condition, but primarily due to the a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquates Fine and Rare Books (antiquates) [Corfe Castle, GB]
2020-02-12 22:40:30
LUMIERE, Auguste et Louis
1914. Broché. Un volume grand in-8 (271x184 mm), 303 pages 2 reproductions chromotypographiques d'une épreuve obtenue sur plaque autochrome et 1 planche hors texte Dos renforcé, premiers et derniers feuillets remontés. Un envoi avec les noms effacés sur le plat supérieur Édition originale importante contenant l'exposé des travaux réalisés par les frères Lumière de 1887 à 1914. Les plus importants étant bien sûr ceux sur la photographie ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Original printd wrappers Large 8vo (271x184 mm), 303 pages, 1 plates and 2 photographs Spine repaired. Envoi on the first cover, but names erased Important first edition containing the works of by the Lumière brothers from 1887 to 1914. The most important being of course those on photography 942g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Eric Zink Livres anciens [LE VÉSINET, France]
2020-02-12 18:11:23
Cromwell John Wesley
United States: Washington, The American Negro academy, 1914. Acceptable to Good Needs reinforcing of the front hinge Original owners name etc on ffe expected edge conditions for a book this old (1914), see photos. Expected yellowing and some past moisture ring on top edge of some pages; otherwise clean tight, no other markings Still an amazing book. The Negro in American history; men and women eminent in the evolution of the American of African descent, by John W. Cromwell.Washington, The American Negro academy, 1914. xiii, 284 p. front., plates, ports. 24 cm Bibliography: p. 257-262 This original work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
Bookseller: larry-bos [Boston, Massachusetts, US]
2020-02-12 17:51:51
Marguerite Duras (1914-1996). L'Amant Paris, Éditions de Minuit, 1984. Petit in-8 broché, 142 pages. Édition originale du tirage courant de ce célèbre roman autobiographique, oeuvre-phare de Marguerite Duras, récompensée par le prix Goncourt en 1984 et le prix Ritz- Paris-Hemingway en 1986. Dédicacé à Monsieur Cano. Couverture fatiguée avec des salissures sinon bon exemplaire. Découvrez tout notre catalogue sur
Bookseller: libretis-com [Paris, FR]
2020-02-12 00:25:22
1914. Formato: 25 x 36 5 cm Tavola originale da "Accadde sull'Orient Express" china e ecoline su cartone
Bookseller: Rodorigo Editore [Italy]
2020-02-11 21:18:09
Chicago, IL, 1914. Book. Woman Suffrage: Its Causes and Possible Consequences. Chicago: Press of Barnard & Miller, 1914. 92 pp. "it is clear that woman suffrage should be discarded for the following reasons: First. It disrupts the home. Second. The woman is physically unfit for certain offices. Third. Politics is the most corrupt game of the age. Fourth. The right to vote does imply the right to become eligible to nomination or election to public offices. Fifth. The influence of the woman should be of a persuasive nature, and should be exercised at home. Sixth. Jealousy would destroy domestic happiness. Seventh. Women voters are unnecessary. Eighth. Women could never control men, on account of weaker physical conditions. Ninth. The needs of the family would be increased while incomes would decrease. Tenth. When the woman is with child, she is liable to suffer as a result of any emotion or abuse." (p74-76)Gigliotti, a naturalized Italian-American attorney in Chicago, declares limited women's suffrage as a failure in reforming politics and even opposes separate ownership of property by women, because husbands use their wives to hide their assets. Excerpts:"The agitation and the propaganda which have held this country spellbound during the past five or ten years, in relation to woman suffrage, which has an equal number of female supporters and opponents, and the fact that the problem is, probably, the most interesting of all problems, have influenced me to prepare this book, which is a modest but comprehensive study of all reasons and arguments advanced for and against suffrag … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc. [White Plains, NY, U.S.A.]
2020-02-11 19:32:37
Carl Rehorst u.A.
Köln: Rudolf Mosse. Extrem seltener Katalog der „Mythos" Deutsche Werkbund Ausstellung Cöln 1914 - Offizieller Katalog . Verzeichnis von alle Exponate, Grundrisse der Wichtigsten Gebäuden wie das Werkbund-Theater von Henry Van de Velde. Zur Ausstellung nahmen Teil die bedeutendsten Gestalter der Zeit: Bruno Taut, Peter Behren, Walter Gropius und viele Andere. Exemplar etwa fleckig und angestaubt. Rückseite beschädigt. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Privatverkauf daher keine Garantie und keine Rücknahme. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: trueffelschwein1980 [Berlin, DE]
2020-02-11 13:42:19
EVANS, Larry
New York: H.K. Fly Company, 1914. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Illustrated in color by Anton Otto Fischer. Fine in slightly rubbed else fine dustwrapper. Romance set in the hill country of New England about a manly farmer shunned by his neighbors because of his father's bad reputation, whose only friend is the lovely daughter of a demented stone mason. Basis for the 1925 boxing film *The Fighting Heart* directed by John Ford and featuring George O'Brien, Billie Dove, J. Farrell MacDonald, and Victor McLaglen. A lovely copy and very scarce in jacket.
Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [United States]
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2020-02-11 01:36:45
1914. Notre blog : Notre mail : Leconte de Lisle, Poèmes barbares. Paris, A Romagnol, 1914. Grand in-8 (29*21cm), 426p. Magnifique édition illustrée par Raphaël Freida. Tirée à 301 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 78 sur japon ou vélin Van Gelder contenant normalement 3 états des gravures, second papier avec 12 exemplaires réimposés in-4. Le nôtre, n°52, sur japon. Freida n'illustra que cinq ouvrages. Le prospectus annonce 100 compositions de Freida, 19 hors-texte et 81 en-tête de sonnets. En réalité, elle ne se compose que de 99 compositions (18 et non 19 hors-texte). Exemplaire enrichi de deux prospectus sur papier japon reliés en fin d'ouvrage. Les deux papiers sont un peu différents, ce qui explique que le bibliophile les aura faits relier ensemble. Notre exemplaire ne contient qu'une seule suite, l'eau-forte pure, en feuilles. Curieusement, il semble que de la quasi-totalité des exemplaires parmi ces 78 devant contenir trois suites n'en ont qu'une ou deux. De fait, de ce tirage, mis à part un exemplaire qui était enrichi de nombreuses suites (dont une sur parchemin), les cinq autres que nous avons identifiés, en plus du nôtre, n'ont qu'une ou deux suites sur les trois. Talvart & Place (XII, 81) indique la mise en vente eut lieu en décembre 1918. La guerre a donc aussi eu des effets sur l'édition en elle-même. Reliure signée Bernasconi, plein maroquin janséniste noir doublé de maroquin rouge, tranches dorées sur témoin, couvertures et dos conservés, étui bordé. Légers défauts. La suite est présentée dans une … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Trois Plumes (librairie_trois_plumes) [Angers, FR]
2020-02-10 06:43:11
Baedeker, Karl.
Leipzig, Baedeker, 1914. 8. LXXIV, 358 S. Mit 22 Karten, 33 Plänen und 8 Grundrissen. Orig.-Leinen mit dem Orig.-Schutzumschlag. Erste u. einzige Ausgabe. Verlagsanzeigen bis 1914. - Vollständiges Exemplar mit der mehrf. gefalteten Übersichtskarte im hinteren Buchdeckel (sehr gut erhalten). - Der seltene Schutzumschlag mit restaur. Randeinrissen u. kl. Fehlstellen am ob. Rand. Klammerheftung angerostet. Sonst von sehr guter u. frischer Erhaltung.
Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat [Germany]
2020-02-09 22:52:19
Condition: Like New. See pictures for condition. 1914 ORIGINAL Prince Karmi Mysteries of the Spirit World Poster 41"x80".
Bookseller: rubysfinejewelers [Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US]
2020-02-09 22:52:19
Condition: Like New. See pictures for condition. 1914 ORIGINAL Karmi Buried Alive Poster 41"x80".
Bookseller: rubysfinejewelers [Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US]
2020-02-08 14:34:29
1914. All enquiries: William Heath Robinson's illustrated version of William Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream. Exceedingly rare, one of only 250 signed limited edition copies were issued in 1914. One of the smallest, rarest and most beautiful editions of all of the Golden Age Limited Signed Editions. Spectacularly illustrated in black and white and colour, lithograph plates, vellum binding, handmade paper pages. Book: Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream, with remarkable illustrations by William Heath Robinson. Very rare, this is one of a very small edition of 250 copies only ever issued. This copy is signed and numbered by W.Heath Robinson, on the limitation page. Published by Constable & Company in London, no date but circa 1914. A very beautiful and rare edition - profusely illustrated with 12 full colour chromolithograph plates and with 32 black-and-white drawings, and additional line vignettes, the many very original illustrations make this a tremendously entertaining work. Superb volume in recent full gilt vellum, with gilt decoration to upper board and spine, the design after drawings by Heath Robinson. A sumptuous, lush, bright, beautiful volume, with spectacular illustrations. Top Edge Gilt ( TEG), others uncut or rough-cut. The text on English hand-made, watermarked paper. The colour plates under captioned tissues. Thick and impressive large quarto volume. A superb rendition of Midsummer Night's Dream. Book condition: FINE externally. Limitation page and pages adjacent to plate mounts with scattered pale spot … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: aqualibris [United Kingdom, GB]
2020-02-08 10:08:14
1914. Singer, Hans Wolfgang " Die moderne Graphik, eine Darstellung für deren Freunde und Sammler - Vorzugsausgabe Nr. 184 von 200 im Ledereinband MIT den 4 Originalradierungen" -EA-, Verlag Seemann Leipzig 1914,Format 4° ( Kleinfolio) ,V + 547 S. + 4 Originalradierungen von Edouard Manet " Seifenblasen ", Max Klinger " Kauernde ", Max Slevogt " Löwen und Tiger " sowie William Strang " Landschaft ", desweiteren 800 teils halb- und ganzseitige Textabbildungen, Originalledereinband mit schmalen goldenen Deckelbordüren, kleines goldenes Deckelbild und goldenen Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnitt, minimal berieben, Buchblock sehr gut, Erhaltung 1- = Vorzugsausgabe in 200 handschriftlich nummerierten Exemplaren, bei meinem Exemplar handelt es sich um Nr. 184, dekoratives schönes Buch in guter Erhaltung = = Bitte haben Sie Verständnis,das ich gebrauchte,bereits im dualen System erfasste, Verpackungen zum Versand verwende! Natürlich ist alles sauber und ordentlich und die Doppelverwendung ist gleichzeitig gut für die Umwelt! =.
Bookseller: alfred-leo [Leipzig, DE]
2020-02-08 09:29:07
[Native Americans]. [Canada]
Banff, Alberta, 1914. Very good.. Six real photo postcards, 3.25 x 5.5 inches. Light wear, images clean. Six real photo postcards depicting First Peoples for the celebrations held in Banff, Alberta, known as Banff Indian Days. Each card is captioned in print "Banff Indian Day -- An Annual Event for the past 24 years. Indian Sports held at Banff, Alta., Canadian National Park." Though the origin story for Banff Indian Days is a bit muddled, with dates varying from 1889 to 1894 to 1897, the story claims that the Bow River washed out the railroad tracks in the park, stranding white visitors. In an act of desperation to entertain guests while the railway and roads were repaired, the local Stoney Nakoda people were called upon to perform native rituals and games, providing several days of novel entertainment for visitors trapped in the park. In an article by Laurie Meyer Drees, she notes that flyers for the celebrations in 1914 claimed to be for the twenty-fourth year of Banff Indian Days, thus providing our date for these cards. The six cards all depict Stoney Nakoda people. Two show riders on horseback -- one man and one woman, both in native dress -- while a third is a portrait of a young warrior with feathers in his hair. The last three show a family group around their teepees, with women and children posed together, as well as two men. Ponies, saddles, and other camp accoutrements are visible in detail. Banff Indians Days continued through the 1970s, when they were finally seen as an exploitation of native culture and stopped. They have since been resurrected a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: McBride Rare Books [United States]
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2020-02-08 03:48:20
John EDwards Griffiths
W K Morton & Sons Ltd.; Horncastle; Lincolnshire, 1914. Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families with their collateral branches in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and other parts. First edition 1914 in good condition with key annotation in ink by the author whose copy this was. with previous owner signature Tom Parry( well known Welsh literary and academic) written in July 1938 (in Welsh). He confirms the original owner to be the author-'Copi J E Griffith ei hun' Very heavy book (elephant folio) Postage/delivery to be agreed upon. Part leather bound with gilt on edge. Of historical significance.Measures approx. 12x20inches. 3" thick.406 pages with index. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Janet [Llandudno, United Kingdom]
2020-02-08 02:20:31
Harold Macmillan
Harold Macmillan's Memoirs (6 vols) 1914-1963, Macmillan, First Edition First Impression, all Signed A wonderful set of six books both in terms of condition and content, each signed by Harold Macmillan to the title page without dedication. Sets in good condition are rare, with all copies signed almost never seen. As remarkable a set of memoirs of the twentieth century as has been written. From his acutely Scottish and literary upbringing into the real human pain and misery of the Great War and onto the declaration of war again in 1939 when he moved from backbench oblivion into taking control firstly of war production under Lord Beaverbrook and then took responsibility for political affairs in the Mediterranean, reporting directly to Churchill, to the rumblings of both Cold War and Common Market, the rise of the Suez Crisis and promotion to Chancellor and shortly afterwards Prime Minister tackling the Cuba crisis with Kennedy, tensions in the Commonwealth between India and Pakistan and a scandal on his own doorstep, the Profumo affair, Macmillan interweaves political strategy, personal thoughts and his engagements with Chamberlain, Baldwin, MacDonald, Halifax, Eden, Lloyd George, Disraeli, Churchill, Herbert Morrison, Lord Beaverbrook, King George VI, Nehru, Khruschev, Eisenhower, The Queen, Adenauer, De Gaulle and J.F.Kennedy together with a personal epilogue into a masterly political autobiography without comparison and an authoritative account of the history of his times. The set consists of: Winds of Change 1914 - 1939 inserted is a cutting from the Yorkshire Post dated … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Grimes Hill Book Club [Wythall, United Kingdom]
2020-02-08 00:20:52
Guillaume Apollinaire
In-12 (188 x 120 mm) de 1 double-frontispice (portrait photographique et portrait par Picasso), et 171-(5) pp. dont un cahier de 20 pp. sur papier couché (fac-similés) compris dans la pagination ; maroquin rouge ; dos et plats recouverts, en miroir, d'un décor abstrait mélangeant filets courbes et pointillés avec des listels courbes (simples ou accolés) mosaïqués de maroquin brun, crème, orange, havane et vert ; doublure bord à bord et gardes de maroquin émeraude, couverture et dos conservés, tranches dorées, étui-chemise demi-maroquin rouge à bandes (Semet & Plumelle). Édition originale. Publiée par les soins de Pierre Cailler, elle est d'une grande importance dans l'histoire de l'œuvre poétique d'Apollinaire car elle reproduit, pour la première fois, 76 magnifiques poèmes extraits des lettres que le poète écrivit entre 1914 et 1918 à Louise de Coligny-Châtillon, dite Lou. L'édition complète paraîtra en 1955 sous le titre de Poèmes à Lou ; elle sera suivie, en 1969, des Lettres à Lou. UN DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES SUR CREME ANTIQUE, APRES 20 PUR FIL ; IL PORTE LE N° XXXV. On a relié en tête 2 feuillets sur vergé fin portant, sur trois pages, des notes visiblement destinées à nourrir une étude sur la poésie d'Apollinaire. Ce brouillon à l'encre brune et bleue, probablement écrit dans les années 1920, suggère la présence de deux mains (non identifiées). Belle reliure mosaïquée de Semet & Plumelle, d'une exécution remarquable et en parfait état.
Bookseller: Librairie Métamorphoses [France, Paris]
2020-02-07 19:43:09
Titolo: ALMANACCO PURGATIVO 1914 Luogo di stampa: Firenze Editore: Tip. A. Vallecchi Anno: 1913 Condizioni: leggere attentamente la descrizione nella scheda In 8, pp. 148 + (12) con?9 ill. n. t. ?a piena p. opera di Ardengo Soffici. Le ultime 6 cc. sono pubblicit? editoriali e e di mostre d'arte legate al movimento futurista fiorentino e suoi aderenti. Vengono propagandate le opere di Soffici, Palazzeschi, Papini, l'esposizione di pittura futurista promossa da Lacerba. Br. ed. a tre col. Restauro al d. Importante documento del futurismo fiorentino, uno dei capisaldi della delle strenne letterarie in Italia (cfr. Falqui, Pezze d'appoggio). Importante testimonianza del breve periodo futurista di Papini e Soffici. Salaris, p.74.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Coenobium (comalek) [Asti, Italy, IT]
2020-02-07 17:11:14
Paris, L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1914. Renouvelé par Joseph Bédier. Illustrations de Robert Engels. 48 compositions en couleurs. (Complet et Contrôlé)Paris, H. Piazza 1914. 195 pages. Belle reliure plein maroquin vert janséniste signée G. Levitzky. Dos à nerfs au titre doré. Double filet dorés sur les coupes. Large débordement de maroquin sur les contreplats, ornés de multiple filets et pointillés dorés. Tranches dorées. Gardes soie verte moirée. Couverture et dos illustrés conservés. Étui carton avec liseré. Très Bon état. Format in-8°(24x18). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Livres et Collections [SEVRES, France]
2020-02-07 16:21:24
Charis Wilson Limited Edition #209-350 Slipcase
1914. Please see book description below as well as pictures! Signed and Numbered by Charis Wilson - Scarce Limited Edition #209-350 Approx 10.00" x 12.00" Specially Bound in Buckram Original print that accompanied this limited edition is not included (as is usually the case) Free Shipping Please see pictures for more information and detail Helen Charis Wilson (/ˈkɛərɪs/; May 5, 1914 - November 20, 2009), was an American model and writer, most widely known as a subject of Edward Weston's photographs. After the initial modeling sessions Weston became completely captivated by Wilson. In mid-1935 Weston moved to Los Angeles for a project funded by the Works Progress Administration, and he asked Wilson to live with him there. On April 24, 1939, Wilson and Weston were married in Elk, California. Soon after she began writing the text for their next and perhaps most famous book, California and the West, which was published in 1940. In 1941. Edward Henry Weston (March 24, 1886 - January 1, 1958) was a 20th-century American photographer. He has been called "one of the most innovative and influential American photographers..." and "one of the masters of 20th century photography." Over the course of his 40-year career Weston photographed an increasingly expansive set of subjects, including landscapes, still lives, nudes, portraits, genre scenes and even whimsical parodies. It is said that he developed a "quintessentially American, and specially Californian, approach to modern photography" (See Wikipedia for more information) *****The book and slipcase are in excellent condition. Slipca … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Homes For My Books (sasha4519) [ South Carolina, US]
2020-02-07 15:44:21
I.M. Southern & Co., Publishers, NY, 1914. Very Good condition overall - crisp and quite clean. Edge and corner wear. Corner crease to upper right corner of front cover and other minor vertical creases to both covers with resulting vertical creases to interior pages (from old vertical fold). Lower right corners slightly bent downward. Very slightly chipped spine ends. Rear cover torn away at staples, though covers still attached. Age toned with minor smudges, stains and a few barely dog-eared page corners. BUFFALO BILL BIDS YOU GOOD BYE FAREWELL SALUTE MAGAZINE OFFICIAL REVIEW c. 1915 This is a very RARE and ORIGINAL publication! Title: Buffalo Bill Bids You Goodbye Subtitle: The Farewell Salute Publication: Magazine and Official Review - Price 10¢ Issue: April 25 to May 14,.Madison Square Garden Year: c. 1914 or 1915 Publisher: I.M. Southern & Co., Publishers, NY Contents: The Wild West and Far East - A Life Story and Book of Brave Deeds Program: First Episode - A Grand Review Second Episode - The World's Rough Riders Third Episode - The Pony Express Fourth Episode - U.S. Artillery Drill Fifth Episode - Perils of the Plains Sixth Episode - A Group of Mexicans Seventh Episode - Perfection of High School Equestrianism Eighth Episode - The Far East Ninth Episode - The Old Deadwood Stagecoach Tenth Episode - Devlin's Zouaves Eleventh Episode - A Grand Military Tournament Twelfth Episode - Football on Horseback Thirteenth Episode - The Battle of Summit Springs First Scene - The Military Camp Second Scene - The Trail, Locating and Construction of the Indian Village Fourteenth E … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: pikespeakshadow [Colorado Springs, Colorado, US]
2020-02-07 15:05:06
BRAUNER, G[ustav] (1880-1966).
1914. Orig.-Aquarell. auf Karton. 34 x 45 cm. Vom Künstler eigenhänd. signiert und datiert. Versand D: 8,00 EUR Graphik, Bohemica
Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag [Austria]
2020-02-07 07:59:41
Commensurate with age. A complete set of bound Punch Almanack volumes, 1914 to 1950. - 36 years worth! Covering for me the "Fougasse" period. I only purchased these for the superb cartoons by " Fougasse " Cyril Kenneth Bird. I have now managed to obtain all the cartoons separately so no longer require these full volumes so they are up for grabs. Downsizing is such a pain! Some are whole years others half yearly. I will not sell them individually, sorry. Various bound cover colours - please see photographs of the volumes. Used condition so will carry marks from storage and wear commensurate with age. Due to size of collection and weight - collection only or possible delivery to be discussed at time of purchase. Thank you for looking - any questions please feel free to ask.
Bookseller: w845 [BATH, GB]
2020-02-07 07:59:41
[Ship Building]
Wilmington, De, 1914. Very good.. Sixty two original photographs, most measuring approximately 4.5 x 6.5 inches, a few smaller. Most numbered in manuscript at lower left corner. Crisp, clean images, with minimal wear at corners. A fine photographic record of ship building in Wilmington, Delaware, just prior to World War I, comprising nearly sixty-five original photographs that depict the construction of the shipping steamer "Francis Hanify" by the Harlan & Hollingsworth company. The ship was launched at the end of 1913, and by 1914 was in service hauling lumber, coal, and other cargos on the Pacific Coast, and was one of the first ships to be able to fill entire hold sections with water ballast in order to improve stability during empty trips. The Francis Hanify was built for lumber magnate John R. Hanify, who came to California in 1876 and began his career as a lumber company office boy. By 1893, he operated his own sales agency for Pacific lumber, and by the turn of the 20th century, the firm J.R. Hanify & Co. had its own large-scale lumber manufacturing and shipping concerns up and down the Pacific Coast. The size of Hanify's operations, which included lumber forests and mills in Washington, Oregon, and Northern California, necessitated the construction of their own freighters, of which the Francis Hanify was one of the largest. The photos present here depict numerous aspects of the ship's construction from framing to launch, and comprise an excellent document of the fabrication of a freighter that spent significant time in the service of early 20th-century indust … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: McBride Rare Books [United States]
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2020-02-07 07:59:41
1914. All enquiries : Beautiful and sought after book, a key work of Golden Age Book illustration. The very famous work by Kay Nielsen. True First UK Edition of these magical stories from The Norse, illustrated by Kay Nielsen, 1914, issued by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London. A stunning, original, important work by Kay Nielsen often said to be the most famous volume from the Golden Age of Illustration, the unique Art Nouveau watercolor paintings and line drawings are unrivalled and immediately recognisable as only possible with Kay Nielsen's imagination. Thick, oversized, impressive quarto volume in fine recent blue gilt cloth, TEG, deckled, with 25 fine lithographs (of which one is the frontis), all under titled tissues, additionally illustrated with black line drawings and chapter headings, and the pictorial title leaf, original publishers pictorial gold and black endpapers front and rear with magical designs by Kay Nielsen. A fine copy with new blue silk bookmark, with all of the 25 fine lithograph plates in flawless, pristine condition without any marks or tears, the 25 tissues are also in perfect condition, flat without any marks, creases or tears, typical age toning to the gold and black endpapers, a few tiny, minute dust spots within, no bookplates or inscriptions, all text pages bright and clean without evidence of handling, no thumb marks at all. An exceptional copy. SHIPPING: We are happy to ship worldwide. We always combine shipping on multiple purchases. All of our items are carefully packaged, insured and appropriately labelled. We ship … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: aqualibris [United Kingdom, GB]
2020-02-06 22:39:21
Walter Schulz Die Persisch Islamische Miniaturmalerei,2 Bde, 1914.
Bookseller: cla8767 [Antibes, FR]
2020-02-06 18:05:02
The Library of America, 1914. Excellent condition. Hinges are solid and binding is tight. Gold Leaf on front cover is in Excellent shape, most of it is there and is bright. Gold Leaf on spine has darkened and some is missing. Cover is in excellent shape but corners and spine ends have slight rubbing. Previous owner has written "-FIRST EDITION, -FIRST STATE, HEINE TA-2 in light pencil. Book has slight lean. See pics. My wife is making me thin down my collection so I will be listing many great books in the next few months. TARZAN OF THE APES A. C. McClurg Will Combine Shipping Check out my other items! Be sure to add me to your favorites list! Condition: Excellent condition. Hinges are solid and binding is tight. Gold Leaf on front cover is in Excellent shape, most of it is there and is bright. Gold Leaf on spine has darkened and some is missing. Cover is in excellent shape but corners and spine ends have slight rubbing. Previous owner has written "-FIRST EDITION, -FIRST STATE, HEINE TA-2 in light pencil. Book has slight lean. See pics. Books will be packed to arrive as they left. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Zog"s Books and Cards (the-zog) [San Antonio, Texas, US]
2020-02-05 23:51:22
Conrad, Joseph
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1914. First edition, first printing with the canceled title page of Conrad's first major success. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, with the date 1914 to the verso of the title page, "Methven" to the backstrip, closed quotation marks around "Narcissus" in Conrad's list of works, 8 pages of publisher's advertisements dated "Autumn 1913" and 31 dated "September 1913" at rear. Due to a delay that postponed the present volume's publication until the spring of 1914, the printing of an updated title pages became necessary. Roughly 50 copies of the first printing were issued with the uncanceled title page reading "First published in 1913" on the verso. Presentation copy, lengthily inscribed by Joseph Conrad on the front free endpaper, "In this book I made an attempt to to grapple with characters generally foreign to the body of my work and tried to present them coloquially [sic] Joseph Conrad." From the library of American bibliophile Charles C. Auchincloss with his bookplate to the pastedown. In near fine condition. Although Conrad's early novel Chance was not one upon which his later critical reputation was to depend, it was his greatest commercial success upon initial publication. Narrated by Conrad's regular narrator, Charles Marlow, Chance is characterized by a complex narrative in which a number of narrators take up the story at different points. The novel is also unusual among its author's works for its focus on a female character: the heroine, Flora de Barral. Breaking away from tradition, Chance dealt with socia … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books [United States]
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2020-02-05 13:35:35
ROEDER Günther
Rare. Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig, 1914. First edition. Folio, vi & 192 pages, 91 plates. Original softcover, a fine copy, free of markings. THIS BOOKS SHIPS FROM THE USA, SHIPPING COSTS WILL BE UPDATED ACCORDINGLY. (TXR).
Bookseller: Meretseger Books [France]
2020-02-05 12:25:04
1914. Tight binding, no writing. Light wear to cover. Beautiful gold gilt lettering and illustration on spine and front cover. 23 tipped-in color plates on gilt decorated pages. Color plates have been very well preserved. A very handsome copy. First trade edition. Sinbad the Sailor & Other Stories from the Arabian Nights Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London Edmund Dulac, Illustrator Published in 1914 Hardback Binding Gold Gilt Lettering and Illustration on Spine and Front Cover First Trade Edition Sinbad the Sailor and Other Stories are English translations of various stories from One Thousand and One Nights. A fantastic collection of South Asian and Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. It contains some of the best known and loved tales, including "Sinbad the Sailor", "Aladdin and His Magic Lamp", and "Ali Baba and his Forty Thieves"; all wonderfully illustrated by Edmund Dulac with 23 tipped-in color plates on gilt decorated pages with captioned tissue guards. Features: Beautiful gold gilt illustration and lettering on the spine and front cover Decorative endpapers Published in 1914 23 tipped-in color plates on gilt decorated pages Captioned tissue guard before each tipped-in color plate First Trade Edition This is a large book measuring 11 1/4" x 8 1/2" A very handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: blackdogbooks115 [Zionsville, Indiana, US]
2020-02-05 05:23:16
London: Grant Richards Ltd, 1914. London: Grant Richards Ltd,, 1914. Damnably subversive, but … extraordinarily real Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front cover in gilt, the latter decorated with an arabesque. A very good copy, binding square and firm, cloth unfaded, gilt letters to front cover partially rubbed, touch of foxing to endpapers and prelims, the contents clean. First edition, first impression. The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists is a classic of English working class literature, often compared with Zola's Germinal and described by George Orwell as "a book everyone should read" (Manchester Evening Times, 1946). The author, Robert Philippe Noonan (1870-1911), was the illegitimate son of an inspector in the Royal Irish Constabulary. He settled in South Africa for ten years, where he helped found the Irish Brigade, which fought against Britain in the Anglo-Boer War, with John McBride and Arthur Griffiths. However, he left in 1899 before hostilities broke out and settled in Hastings. "Working in the building trade at subsistence wages, he contracted tuberculosis, was influenced by socialist writers such as Robert Blatchford, and became an active member of the unusually large Hastings branch of the Social Democratic Federation, whose banner he painted. He spent his spare time during the last ten years of his life writing by hand the 1800-page manuscript of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, which brought posthumous fame" (ODNB). He died in the Royal Infirmary in Liverpool; having set out to start a new life in Canada he got no further, was take … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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