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        Autograph letter signed ("Fz. Marc").

      Sindelsdorf, 18. IV. 1914. - Large 4to. 4 pp. on bifolium. Stamped letterhead, ruled paper. Fine letter to Hugo Ball (1886-1927), who was working then as a dramaturg at the Munich Kammerspiele. Marc refuses to realize a theatre project under their current circumstances: "I would rather wait until we can really create something new, with our own ensemble and with perfect freedom of movement. Otherwise, nothing solid comes to pass. Then we would have to engage Kokoschka, Kandinsky, Klee, and Macke, and as musicians we must get the Schoenberg circle (Schoenberg, Webern, Berg and others) [.]". - Furthermore, Marc mentions the Russian painter Vladimir Georgievitsch Bechteev (1878-1971), a member of the Neue Künstlervereinigung München ("Munich New Artist's Association"), who was friendly with the "Blaue Reiter" ("Blue Rider"). Bechteev was involved in the theatre project discussed by Hugo Ball, which fell apart, as did other plans with members of the "Blue Rider". In 1914, he went back to Russia, and was called up to the army. After WWII, he worked as a set designer and illustrator. Franz Marc. Briefe, Schriften, Aufzeichnungen (Leipzig 1989), p. 95.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Set of Four Prints of Panhard and Levassor Cars]. 1) Conduite Intérieure 2 Places. 2) Baquets avec Spider. 3) Toredo avec Strapontins. 4) Coupé ou Landaulet avec de Torpedo.

      Paris 19 Avenue D'Ivry 1914 - Four chromolithographed plates. Dimensions: 330 by 460mm. (13 by 18 inches). Beautiful prints of pre-war automobiles. Panhard et Levassor and was established as a car manufacturing concern in about 1890 by René Panhard and Emile Levassor. The company was founded when René Panhard and Emile Levassor decided to move from making woodworking machines to automobiles. Their first car used a Daimler engine and was offered in 1890. They pioneered the 'Systeme Panhard', which consisted of four wheels, a front-mounted engine with rear wheel drive, and a sliding-gear transmission, and was to become the standard layout for automobiles for most of the next century. Arthur Krebs succeeded to Levassor as Panhard-Levassor's General Manager from 1897 to 1916, and turned the Panhard-Levassor Company into one of the largest and profitable manufacturer of automobiles before WWI.

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        Wallenstein. Ein dramatisches Gedicht. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Hans Meid. Berlin, Maximilian-Gesellschaft 1915-18. 4to. 313 S. Mit 60 Orig.-Lithographien v. H. Meid. Brauner Orig.-Schweinslederbd. auf 5 Bünden, Rückentitel, Deckel mit reicher, geometischer Blindprägung und vier blauen Ledereinlagen mit Goldprägung, Kopfgoldschnitt. (Signiert Heyne-Ballmüller).

      0 - Eines von 300 Exemplaren als Jahresgabe 1914/15 für die Mitglieder der Maximilian-Gesellschaft gedruckt. Mit 60 Orig.-Lithographien von Hans Meid illustriert. Tadelloses Exemplar in einem dekorativen Meistereinband von Heyne-Ballmüller. - Eyssen, S. 150-51 mit Abb. - Jentsch 148-207. - Schauer, Bd. II,91.

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        10 Uniformdarstellungen.

      Wien und o. O., o. D. - Aquarell auf Papier, jeweils ca. 165 x 90 mm, in drei Gruppen (2 Vierer- und eine Zweiergruppe) unter Glas und Passepartout gerahmt. Undatierte, hübsch aquarellierte Folge von 10 österreichischen Offizieren in ihren Regimentsfarben. Der aus Znaim gebürtige österreichischische Militär- und Pferdemaler und Zeichner A. Pock studierte bei Griepenkerl an der Wiener Akademie und war bis 1914 Mitarbeiter der Meggendorfer Blätter; das Heeresgeschichtliche Museum besitzt einen Bestand an Werken Pocks (vgl. Vollmer). - Sauber und wohlerhalten. Vgl. Thieme/Becker XXVII, 170; Vollmer III, 603.

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        2 Alben / Sammlung / mit unzähligen eingeklebten Zeitungsausschnitten am Einband mit geprägtem Titel "Kriegs-Tage-Buch 1914-15" 2 Bände

      /1915. 1914 - 329 + 337 numerierte Blätter ca. 1000 Zeitungsausschnitte Text und Bilder 4°. Halbleinen, Privateinband, etwas berieben, Rücken oben und unten ca. 1cm eingerissen, sonst gut / der 2 Band gleiche Austattung, Rücken durchweg eingerissen Zwei privat angelegte Alben am Vorsatzblatt mit Maschine geschrieben "Kriegs-Tagebuch 9ter + 10ter Band - für die Zeit vom 1. September bis 31. Okt. 1915 sowie für die Zeit vom 1. November 1915 bis 30. November 1915 --- maschinengeschriebene Einleitung, es folgen zahlreiche Abbildungen u.a. wie Englische Stimmungsmache, Kriegslied von Emanuel Geibel, Kroatisches Bataillon, Kriegs-Weinlese 1915, dann Tagesberichte ab dem 1. September "Neuestes vom Krieg (Der deutsche Tagesbericht - Der österreichische Tagesbericht)", Karte des östlichen Kriegsschauplatzes, Angriff von italienischen Alpenjägern, Karte von Riga bis Reval, Abbruch einer Brücke über die Weichsel, Kämpfe in West-Gallipoli, Ulanen passieren einen Hohlweg, Kosaken setzen über eine Fluß, Die Franzosen bei Arras, vom türkischen Krieg, Kämpfe an den Dradanellen, Patrouille in den Weinbergen der Vogesen, österreichisch-italienischer Kriegsschauplatz, Höhenkarte des dalmatischen Küstenlandes, Karte neue Front im Osten, Lithographie "Die Glocken", der türkische Tagesbericht, Start einer deutschen Taube in schwierigem Gelände, Albanische Kundschafter, Beobachtungsstand Festung Kowno, Krieg in den Dolomiten, Im Hauptquartier in Galizien, Deutsche Fouragekolonne in Grodno, Kriegsberichterstatter-Biwak in Dubissa, die kritische Lage (Litho v. Nunes), Kaiserpaar im Felde, Nahkampf in einem Keller von Loos, Patrouillengang im Osten, zerstörtes Ypern vom Ballon, Truppenbesichtigung des Kaisers bei der Armee des Kronprinzen, Lageplan von Saloniki, die fleißigen deutschen Arnierungssoldaten, russischer Kriegsschauplatz, italienischer Kriegsschauplatz, südöstlicher Kriegsschauplatz, Balkan-Kriegsschauplatz, Reliefkarte des Kriegsschauplatzes im Ober-Elsaß, Truppenabteilung in den Vogesen, Feldgraue Badegäste am Strande von Ostende, Bilder aus den Vogesen, Lille, Ypern, Dinant, Versailles, Wasserleitung zur Front, Blockhauskolonie im Hochwald, Schwimmbad mit Kugelfang, Brüsseler Trauben, Eroberung von Nowo-Georgiewsk, Truppen in Lomzas, Durchmarsch gefangener Russen durch ein polnisches Dorf, Lublin, Weichselfähre Iwangorod, Galizien, brennende Zitadelle von Brest-Litowsk, Straßenbild Grajewo, bei Wilna, Soldatenlager in Kirche in Bolimow, Verladung von Kriegsfahrzeugen in Kowno, Italienischer Kriegsschauplatz, Tirol, Gefangene am Isonzo, Patroille auf dem Karst, Doberdo-Plateau, Krieg in den Alpen, Monte San Michele, Sanitätswesen im Feld und daheim, vom Roten Kreuz, der Rote Halbmond in der Türkei, Deutsches Wohltätigkeitskonzert in Konstantinopel, Metz, Boulogne, Eberhardt-Bahn, schwerverwundete Mannschaften, Wagen für Röntgenaufnahmen im Felde, Austauschtransport der Schwerverwundeten aus Rußland in Saßnitz, Lazarett-Hausboot "Sommernachtstraum" auf dem Wannsee, Schwester Stephanie vom Roten Kreuz, deutsches Feldlazarett in Vigneulles, Lazarettschiff des Roten Halbmondes auf dem Tigris, Sanitätskolonnen, Deutsche Frauen - deutsche Treue, Artillerie und deren Wirkung. Land-Seeminen, Russische Schießscharten, Erbeutete Bronzemörser in Nowo-Georgiewsk, Minen-Blindgänger, Haubitzen, Waffen unserer Feinde, Armbrust als Granatenschleuderer, Ballonabwehrgeschütz, Russengräuel, Besichtigungsfahrt preussischer Abgeordneter durch die von Russen verwüsteten Bezirke Ostpreußens, Galizien, zerstörte Brauerei in Kowno, Bilder aus der vollkommen zerstörten Stadt Piaski, zerstörtes Brest-Litowsk, Poesie, Kunstblätter und Karikaturen, Hanns Anker, Wennerberg, Heilmann, Comic Unnütze Gehilfen, König Gernegroß, E. Nunes, Hans Leu, Schaberschul, Fritz Droop ----------- Insges. eine beeindruckende Sammlung mit vielen interessanten Fotos und Texten ---- Inhalt Bd. 10 - Einleitung, Tagesberichte, Bilder vom westlichen Kriegsschauplatz, Bilder vom östlichen Kriegsschauplatz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GREAT MIRACLE OR THE MAN WHO COULD NOT BE KILLED

      London: Stanley Paul & Co.,. [1914]. original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold.. Small rubber stamp of Foyle's Booksellers on front paste-down. Spine. panel darkened and marked, a very good copy of this uncommon book.. (#147648). First edition. "A down-on-his-luck clerk in London inherits a powerful spell from his dying employer, who had stumbled upon it in the Congo. It guarantees immunity from bodily harm and an ability to pass through objects -- but comes with certain conditions. The clerk recites the spell and begins a life of great adventures, loses the spell, regains it, becomes a great man, loses his fortune, etc. A well-written fantastic adventure story, given depth by an element of psychological reflection." - Robert Eldridge. Bleiler (1978), p. 198. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 216.

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        Wiener Frauen-Zeitung Jahrgang 1913/1914 Mode, Handarbeit, Unterhaltung, Belehrung EA,

      Wien, Verlag Wiener Frauen-Zeitung, 1913/1914., - Wiener Frauen-Zeitung Mode Handarbeit Unterhaltung Belehrung Jahrgang 1913/1914 hrsg. Verlag Wiener Frauen-Zeitung, Wien, 1913/1914; Heft 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24. insg. 776 S (Heft 7=S 193-226 fehlt), je Heft ca. 32 S, illustr. OBrosch, 4°, jedes Heft mit ca. 10 S Modeabbildungen sowie Romanserien (u.a. "Der Rubinschmuck v. Anny v. Panhuys. "Herzenskrieg v. Hermine Mogosch, "Schuldig oder nichtschuldig" von F. Felsing, u.a. Deckelbl. Heft 3 u. 4 fehlt, Deckelbl. Heft 23 gekl., komplette Ausgaben. gesamt guter Zustand (tlw. kleine Flecken od. Deckelbl. lose, kl. Einrisse, u.a. norm. Gebrauchsspuren). sehr rare Ausgabe! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1960

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        THE MASTER OF THE WORLD: A TALE OF MYSTERY AND MARVEL.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd., n.d. [1914] - Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-317 [318, blank] [319, printer's imprint] [320, blank], 30 inserted illustrations, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in gray, yellow, orange, light blue, dark blue and black, spine panel stamped in gray, yellow, orange, light blue, black and gold. First British edition. The return of Robur who first appeared in ROBUR LE CONQUERANT (1886). The translation of this British edition differs from the translation used for the first U.S. edition, published in 1911 as part of the fifteen volume WORKS OF JULES VERNE. According to Taves and Michaluk the British translation (by Cranstoun Metcalfe) is a "more faithful translation." The two novels featuring Robur were the basis for Richard Matheson's screenplay for MASTER OF THE WORLD, a 1961 film starring Vincent Price as the aerial anarchist. Taves and Michaluk V054. Top edge of text block dusty, some light rubbing to cloth at edges, a nearly fine copy. A sharp copy of a scarce book. (#136707) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dubliners.

      London: Grant Richards,, 1914. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Ownership signatures to front free endpaper. Boards very gently bowed, mild tanning to endpapers. Overall an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of 746 sets of sheets bound by Richards and issued in London on 15 June 1914, with the balance of the 1,250 printed shipped to Huebsch in New York, where it was published sometime between 15 December 1916 and 1 January 1917.

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        Eine Praehistorische Metropole in Südamerika. Una Metrópoli prehistorica en la América del sud. Band I, tomo I.

      Berlin Dietrich Reimer 1914 - Illustrierter Ganzleineneinband mit Titel in Golddruck auf Deckel und Rücken. Einband und Seiten gut erhalten. Exlibris Immina Schömig. XI, 184 Seiten mit Tabellen und Karten sowie 84 zum Teil gefalteten photographischen Tafeln, 4°. Arthur Posnansky (1873 - 1946) was an important contributor to Bolivian culture history, being not only a pioneer in Bolivian archaeology, but also in Bolivian cinematography, in the development of the national park system, and in the introduction of the first automobile into Bolivia. He was trained as a naval engineer in his native Vienna, a skill which he quickly parlayed into a fortune in Bolivia in the rubber boom, in terms of transporting the latex by river transport. With the loss of Arce to Brazil in 1903, he shifted his focus to other fields. He brought the first gasoline-powered motorboat to Lake Titicaca that year, and while visiting the excavations of the French Crequi-Montfort and Senechal de La Grange Mission, under the direction of George Courty, during trips to the lake, he became very intrigued with the site of Tiwanaku and its place in Bolivian prehistory. Posnansky shortly thereafter began his extensive collection of material artifacts from Tiwanaku, constructing the -"Palacio Tihuanacu" in 1917-1918 to house the stela, ceramics and other materials which he collected. This structure and its collections were subsequently sold to the state, becoming the current Museo Nacional de Arqueologia.

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        DRACULA'S GUEST AND OTHER WEIRD STORIES.

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., [1914] - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-200, original decorated red cloth, front panel with author, title and decorations stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind. First edition, first printing. Posthumous collection of nine stories. "Dracula's Guest" is a previously unpublished episode from an early draft of DRACULA. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-187. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1551. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 207. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 404. Bleiler (1978), p. 187. Reginald 13728. Dalby 22a. Early owner's signature dated May 1914 in pencil on front paste-down. A fine copy in very good four-color pictorial later, but early (second?) dust jacket (priced "2/net" on spine panel) with several mended closed tears, one at lower front spine fold with associated creases. Overall the rare jacket presents well. (#149462) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Princess Mary's Gift Book

      1914. Unusual in Fine Condition Specially Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe[RACKHAM, Arthur. DULAC, Edmund. DETMOLD, E.J. FLINT, William Russell, et al, illustrators]. [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, binders]. Princess Mary's Gift Book. All profits for sale are given to The Queen's "Work For Women" Fund which is acting in conjunction with The National Relief Fund. London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [1914]. First edition. Quarto (9 7/8 x 7 5/16 inches; 251 x 186 mm). vi, 140 pp. Fourteen color plates tipped-in to captioned tan stock with brown line frame, many black and white text drawings. Finely bound ca. 1914 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on rear turn-in) in full dark blue morocco, covers decoratively paneled in gilt with inlaid red morocco floral corner-pieces and in the center in gilt, the Royal stamp of Princess Mary. Spine with five raised bands, paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, cream watered silk liners and endleaves. Four figure ink number (upside down) on verso of rear blank leaf.A relatively common book, but scarce in fine condition. This may well be a 'special presentation' binding that was done at the time of publication.The fourteen tipped-in color plates include:"So nobody can quite explain Exactly where the rainbows end" (Arthur Rackham)"True Spartan Hearts" (Edmund Dulac)"The Ant Lion" (E.J. Detmold)"A Holiday in Bed" (W. Russell Flint)There are also many black & white drawings by C.E. Brock; E.J. Detmold; Arthur Rackham; Byam Shaw; H. M. Brock; Lewis Baumer and Edmund J. Sullivan,"This was the first of a group of wartime books sponsored by prominent people and sold to raise money for worthy causes. The most popular, it sold 604,884 copies during the two years, 1914-1916, that is was in print. The Times in an article November 21, 1914 sought to promote the cause, 'The Queen's Fund,' by directing the public to the display of the original drawings at the Leicester Galleries" (Hughey).Latimore and Haskell, p. 93. Riall, p. 120. Hughey 34.

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        Nordisk tidskrift för bok- och biblioteksväsen. Volume 1-38. + Index to volume I (1914)-XXV (1938).

      1914 - 36 volumes in tan half morocco with raised bands, spines ruled in blind and sprinkled edges. (Upsala bokband, C. W. Bergman and Levins bokbinderi). Wrappers preserved. Spines insignificantly faded and with slight variations in colour tone towards the end of the suite. "Nordisk tidskrift för bok- och biblioteksväsen" was founded in 1914 by Isak Collijn who also was its chief editor until 1948 when he was succeeded by Tönnes Kleberg. The main focus of the journal is the bibliography, book and library history and history of printing of the Nordic countries. Present in this suite are all of Collijn own articles in the journal, as well as his obituary from 1949, but also many other significant contributions to Nordic book history. The present copy has belonged to Gustaf Holmgren (1900-81), who was first librarian at Uppsala University Library and head of its manuscript department, among other things. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Book of Genesis, The.

      London: Philip Lee Warner publisher to the Medici Society, 1914. - The Book of Genesis Beautifully Illustrated by Frederick Cayley RobinsonLimited to 500 Numbered CopiesROBINSON, F. Cayley, illustrator. [RICCARDI PRESS]. The Book of Genesis. Now printed in the authorised version and illustrated after drawings by F. Cayley Robinson. London: Philip Lee Warner publisher to the Medici Society, 1914. Limited to 500 numbered copies (this being no. 473). Quarto (10 5/16 x 7 3/4 in; 262 x 197 mm). xv, [1], 88, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer's slug], [1, blank] pp. on Riccardi hand-made paper. Ten mounted color plates, including frontispiece, with captioned tissue guards. Engraved title-page printed in blue and black with central ornament. Bound ca. 1925 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in three quarter russet morocco over green cloth boards ruled in blind, spine with five raised bands ruled in blind and lettered in gilt, top edge rough gilt, others uncut. Faint (almost invisible) ink signature dated 1935 on front paste-down. Some very light foxing to borders of plates, otherwise a fine copy."Nearer to the private press style and better known are the books from Philip Lee Warner at the Riccardi Press and Chatto and Windus's Florence Press. They were not strictly private presses, but very near in heritage and example. Types for both were designed by Herbert Horn.and cut by Edward Prince. Both these typefaces have a clear and rational beauty, more economic in use than the Doves type but based upon the same models. Most of the Riccardi books were printed by Jacobi at the Chiswick Press" (Franklin, The Private Presses, p. 160)."Mr Horne also designed a similar type for the Riccardi Press, who se first book appeared in 1909. The title was assumed by the Medici Society for books 'to be finely printed and issued at reasonable prices through the usual trade channels.' The books were primarily vehicles for coloured illustrations reproduced by the Medici Process, by which a large number of single prints had already been made, but the program was soon extended.Composition and presswork were done at the Chiswick Press under the personal supervision of Mr. Charles T. Jacobi until his retirement in 1922. Texts were chiefly of familiar classics and many were illustrated by contemporary artists" (Ransom, p. 164-65).F[rederick] Cayley Robinson (1862-1927) was an English painter, decorator and illustrator. Born in Brentford, Cayley Robinson was the son of a stockbroker and studied at St John's Wood Academy, the Royal Academy Schools and at the Académie Julian in Paris from 1890 to 1892. He was a member of the Society of Painters in Tempera, the New English Art Club and the Royal Watercolour Society. He regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Society of British Painters. In 2010 the National Gallery put on an exhibition in the Sunley Room showing six works by Cayley Robinson The exhibition ran from 14 July to 17 October."The look of Cayley Robinson's paintings, so distinctive, so clear, turns out to be much more than a synthesis of past art. It is precisely what allows subversion to hide in plain sight" (Review of National Gallery exhibition, The Guardian, July 24, 2010).Ransom, p. 395, no. 7.

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        The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

      London: Grant Richards, 1914. [8], 390pp, [2]. Original cloth, title, author and publisher to spine in gilt, title and device in gilt to upper cover. Rubbed to extremities, slight splitting to cloth at middle of upper joint, worn to spine ends light staining to covers. Cracked to front inner joint, with cracks at several points throughout text block, all pages are still attached and holding, but weak, occasional light spots of foxing. Stain to gutter margin of Y, 2A and 2B are foxed to margins. Lacks ffep, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. The first edition of this classic, though expurgated itself, it is longer than the 1918 abridged edition which lost eleven chapters. The first 'complete' edition, based on the author's manuscript, was published by Lawrence and Wishart in 1955. Dave Harker's book 'Tressell' covers all aspects of the author and the book. First Edition. Hardback. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        SEN SHOKU TAIKAN: GREAT COLLECTION OF PATTERNS

      Kyoto 1914, - Unsodo. Stiff pictorial wrs., accordion folded,4vol. set, very clean, title slips, 146 woodcut color plates,156 [pages], no stain, no worming, very clean copy, in grassfolding Chitsu case ivory pegs, 18 x 25cm.FIRST ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Hark! Hark! The Dogs do Bark! With Note by Walter Emanuel.

      London: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd 1914 - Map dimensions 48.5 x 69.5 cm, overall 55.5 x 74.5 cm. Folding colour printed comic map of Europe, mounted on linen, folds between publisher's brown cloth boards with a printed title label to the upper cover. The cover label a little soiled, a little creasing at the folds, a single very short tear with no loss to the lower edge, a very good example overall. A richly coloured "Serio-Comique" or allegorical map of Europe in the early stages of the First World War. The belligerent nations are represented by stereotypical breeds of dog: the British bulldog, the French poodle and the German dachshund with a great bear representing Russia. The map is further embellished with the striding figure of Winston Churchill, dressed as a sailor to signify his role as First Lord of the Admiralty, holding numerous dog leads with battleships stretching out towards the continent. Similarly, the tsar of Russia is shown riding a large steamroller towards central and eastern Europe. The four columns of Emanuel's note to the lower margin of the map is typically jingoistic and closes with the refrain "All this, and more, may be seen depicted above. Search well and you may find many things. But not Peace. Peace has gone to the Dogs for the present.".

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        DE BELLO GALLO COMMENTARIORUM. [COMMENTARIES ON THE GALLIC WARS]

      Riccardi Press, London 1914 - mm (). xi, [i] pp., [1] leaf, 249 pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 5 of 12 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, 10 of which were for sale (and 525 copies on paper). Publisher's flexible vellum, gilt titling on upper cover and flat spine, green silk ties. Ransom, p. 396; Tomkinson, p. 150. The vellum somewhat darkened and with the appearance of soiling, though both of these apparently a reflection of the original condition of the skin; in all other ways a mint copy. This is the vellum printing of the final volume in the Riccardi Press series of classical works, "Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Riccardiana," and the only work of non-fiction to be included. (Other volumes in the series were by Horace, Catullus/Tibullus/Propertius, Virgil, and Apuleius). A history covering the first seven years of the Gallic War as well as part of the Civil War, these famous "Commentaries" comprise the only extant work of Julius Caesar (102?-44 B.C.), the general, emperor, orator, poet, and historian whose name is foremost among leaders in the ancient world. Written largely as a justification of Caesar's military policy, they are famous for their simplicity, succinctness, and purity of diction: they are called by J. W. Mackail "the model and despair of later historians." Few would rank Riccardi Press books with Kelmscotts or Ashendenes, but they are of high quality and do have substantial appeal. The vellum used for the text here is certainly fine, its brightness and buttery feel providing uncommonly pleasant visual and tactile experiences. No. 5 of 12 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, 10 of which were for sale (and 525 copies on paper). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Maler Rudolf Gudden (1863 Werneck/Unterfranken – München 1935), Halbfigur im Dreiviertelprofil nach links.

      - Feder in Schwarz, Bleistift und farbige Kreiden, mit einzelner Federlinie umrandet, auf chamoisfarbenem Zeichenkarton, rechts unten signiert und datiert „Lino Salini 1914". 23,8:18,5 cm, auf Untersatz montiert. Salini, Kind italienischer Eltern, lebte und arbeitete in Frankfurt als Zeichner und Karikaturist. Er wird oft mit Heinrich Zille verglichen, da er die Motive für seine Zeichnungen gern einem spezifischen Milieu entnahm: den Sachsenhäuser Apfelwein-Schenken. Salini erhielt erste Anleitungen im Malen und Zeichnen von Antonio Becker (1846-1915), Gustav Herold (1839-1927) und Alois Penz (1854-1910). Später hat er sich in der Städelschule bei Wilhelm Amandus Beer (1837-1907) und Emil Gies (geb. 1872) weiter ausgebildet. Seine Karikaturen und Bilder Frankfurter Originale finden sich noch heute in zahlreichen Wirtschaften. Sein Nachlaß wird im Frankfurter Institut für Stadtgeschichte verwaltet.

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        Der Maler Rudolf Gudden (1863 Werneck/Unterfranken - München 1935), Halbfigur im Dreiviertelprofil nach links.

      . Feder in Schwarz, Bleistift und farbige Kreiden, mit einzelner Federlinie umrandet, auf chamoisfarbenem Zeichenkarton, rechts unten signiert und datiert "Lino Salini 1914". 23,8:18,5 cm, auf Untersatz montiert.. Salini, Kind italienischer Eltern, lebte und arbeitete in Frankfurt als Zeichner und Karikaturist. Er wird oft mit Heinrich Zille verglichen, da er die Motive für seine Zeichnungen gern einem spezifischen Milieu entnahm: den Sachsenhäuser Apfelwein-Schenken. Salini erhielt erste Anleitungen im Malen und Zeichnen von Antonio Becker (1846-1915), Gustav Herold (1839-1927) und Alois Penz (1854-1910). Später hat er sich in der Städelschule bei Wilhelm Amandus Beer (1837-1907) und Emil Gies (geb. 1872) weiter ausgebildet. Seine Karikaturen und Bilder Frankfurter Originale finden sich noch heute in zahlreichen Wirtschaften. Sein Nachlaß wird im Frankfurter Institut für Stadtgeschichte verwaltet.

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        ZEIT-ECHO. Ein Kriegs-Tagebuch der Künstler. Jahrgänge I und II in einem Band. Hefte 1-23/24 und Hefte 1-15 [Alles Erschienene]. Mit 143 Original-Grafiken. Darunter Arbeiten von Paul Klee (Der Tod für die Idee, Kornfeld 63, IIb; dem Gedicht von Georg Trakl gegenübergestellt, Erstdruck: Ritzer 2.5), Oskar Kokoschka (5 Lithografien, Wingler-Welz 69-73 in dem ihm gewidmeten Heft XX), Lyonel Feininger (Prasse Suppl. II, Nr. 1-3), Alfred Kubin (2, Raabe 79), Edwin Scharff, A. Schinnerer, Richard Seewald (4, Jentsch L 7, 9, 10, 11), Rudolf Grossmann, Max Unold, W. Geiger, P. Picasso (Lithographie nicht bei Bloch, lt. Söhn wahrscheinlich Reproduktion) u. a. m. - Mit literarischen Erstdrucken u. a. von J. R. Becher, M. Brod, M. Buber, Th. Däubler, A. Ehrenstein, M. Hermann-Neiße, Else Lasker-Schüler, Thomas Mann, E. Mühsam, W. Rheiner, R. M. Rilke, R. Scheerbart, R. Walser, F. Werfel, R. Zech.

      München und Berlin, Graphik-Verlag, 1914-16.. ca. 24 x 17,5 cm, Jahrgang I: Seite 1 bis 368; Jahrgang II Seite 1 bis 240; VIII, 368, 240 Seiten. Es ist nur der Original-Umschlag von Heft I zum zweiten Jahrgang miteingebunden. Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Titel auf dem Vorderdeckel. Ein frisches und sauberes Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung. Bedeutende frühexpressionistische Zeitschrift.. Bolliger 9, 1199. - Dietzel/Hügel 3272. - Dok.-Bibl. I, 443; II, 574. - ex libris 7, 459. - Holstein 30, 549 (komplette Folge). - HDO 364 und 365 [Söhn kennt 3 Grafiken nicht, die hier vorhanden sind: die Grafik nach Seite 138, nach Seite 180 und nach Seite 246]. - Perkins 205. - Raabe (Zeitschriften) 22. - Rifkind 308. - Schlawe II. 42f. - Exlibris auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels: Robert Haselberger (1884-1959) von Hermann Korhammer; Klischeedruck, (Gutenberg-Katalog Mainz 29.368).

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        4 eigenh. Briefe und 2 eh. Briefkarten mit U.

      Meist Berlin, 1914 bis 1921.. Zusammen 10½ SS. (Qu.-)8vo. Mit 2 eh. adr. Kuverts.. An den Sammler Paul Meyer aus Lüneburg, tlw. ins Feld, über graphische und zeichnerische Arbeiten, u. a. die Zeichnung "Der letzte Schritt", nach deren Verbleib sich der Sammler erkundigt und die er dann zufällig in einer Galerie entdeckt hatte: "[...] Die Zeichnung, die ich im Sinne habe, machte ich vor vielleicht 7 Jahren für den Simplicissimus. Sie stellte eine Frau dar, die mit ihren beiden Kindern ins Wasser geht. Diese Zeichnung verkaufte ich damals sehr bald. Haben Sie sie vor kurzem bei Commeter gesehen, so ist es möglich ihr damaliger Besitzer hat sie wieder verkauft und sie ist jetzt im Handel [...]" (26. XI. 1919). - Der Brief v. 29. III. 1921 mit einigen zuvorstehenden Zeilen von Käthe Kollwitzens Sohn Hans (1892-1971), den Meyer um ein Exlibris gebeten hatte; beiliegend der ms. Durchschlag eines Briefes von P. Meyer an Kollwitz.

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        Die Impressionisten. Pissarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cezanne, Guillaumin. Mit zwei Originalradierungen von Renoir und einem Holzschnitt nach Cezanne. Zweite Auflage.

      Bruno Cassirer, Berlin 1914 - 1914. 4 Blatt, 159 Seiten. Illustriertes Original-Halbpergament. (Deckel gering verfärbt oder ausgeblichen, der Holzschnitt nach Cezanne etwas braunflekcig, die beiden Renoirblätter sauber, die Hemdchen mit kleinen Fehlsteleln, insgesamt wohlerhaltenes, schönes Exemplar). Erstmals 1909 mit anderer Bebilderung erschienen. Die zwei Renoirs jeweils im Werkverzeichnis von Delteil nachgewiesen (als Nummern 22 "Kinderbild" resp. 6 "Zwei Mädchen"). Das Exemplar stammt laut Auskunft des Vorbesitzers - aus dem Exemplar selber ergibt sich das nicht - aus dem Besitz des schwedischen Künstlers Olaf Casimir Agren (1874-1962). Zwischen 1980 und 1938 lebte er in Frankreich und Italien, besuchte zwischenzeitlich auch Deutschland und hat wohl bei dieser Gelegenheit das Buch erworben. Nach 1938 lebte er bis zu seinem Tod in Flivik / Südschweden. 850 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Architec-tonics. The tales of Tom Thumbtack architect. Volume one [all published]

      New York: William J. Comstock Co.. 1914. "First edition of Rockwell Kent's first book, 12mo, pp. 172, [2]; pictorial front endpapers, 4-color frontispiecce and title page, numerous black & white illustrations throughout by Kent; fine in original pictorial blue cloth stamped in red and gilt, and aside from one pinhole in the hinge, in a fine dust jacket. Gray cloth slipcase, leather label on spine. "

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        Grundlagen zu einer Geschichte der Familie Braun mit Beiträgen zur hessischen Familien- und Orts-Beschreibung: ein Heimatsbuch : eine Sammlung von Studien, Berichten, Lebensbeschreibungen, Literaturangaben und Urkunden, auch von Bildern, Nachkommen- und Ahnentafeln

      Berlin / Leipzig / Kommissions-Verlag, 1914.. 640 Seiten, mit vielen Heimat-Fotos, Zeichnungen, Abbildungen, Stammbäumen / und Karten Halbleder, gebundene Ausgabe, Exemplar in gutem Erhaltungszustand. Namen +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        The Man Upstairs

      Methuen, London 1914 - The book is firmly bound in the original russet cloth, blind-stamped to the front board and lettered and decorated in gilt to the spine, the boards are a little bumped and marked. The text block is slightly foxed and age toned, with a neatly written name to the second blank page. It features a January 1914 catalogue to the rear, rather than the October 1913 catalogue noted in McIlvaine, but there is no established precedence. Overall, an attractive copy of a fragilely produced book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The White Feather

      UK: A&C Black , 1914. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+. The White Feather by PG Wodehouse First Edition A&C Black 1914. Second impression (first published 1907). Same format and appearance as the first impression with 12 illustrated plates and pictorial boards. Small inscription to half title page. A VG+ copy.

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        Trattato di Medicina Interna. V: Malattie del Sistema Nervoso. Traduzione dei Dottori Alessandro Clerici e Giorgio Hanau

      Milano, Società Editrice Libraria, 1914. 4to. mayor; XI-1192 pp. y 315 ilustraciones y fotografías entre el texto. Enc. de la época en media piel.

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        EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON

      NIELSEN, KAY. (NIELSEN,KAY)illus. EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. [London] Hodder & Stoughton [1914]. Large 4to, (9x11 1/2"), FULL VELLUM BINDING stamped in blue and gold, top edge gilt, light cover soil and some rubbing else VG+. LIMITED TO ONLY 500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY NIELSEN. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers and featuring 25 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered guards as well as numerous detailed black and whites throughout the text. This is nice copy of the RARE limited edition.

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        DE BELLO GALLO COMMENTARIORUM. [COMMENTARIES ON THE GALLIC WARS]

      London: Riccardi Press, 1914. No. 5 of 12 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, 10 of which were for sale (and 525 copies on paper) n. Hardcover. mm (). xi, [i] pp., [1] leaf, 249 pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 5 of 12 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, 10 of which were for sale (and 525 copies on paper). Publisher's flexible vellum, gilt titling on upper cover and flat spine, green silk ties. Ransom, p. 396; Tomkinson, p. 150. The vellum somewhat darkened and with the appearance of soiling, though both of these apparently a reflection of the original condition of the skin; in all other ways a mint copy. This is the vellum printing of the final volume in the Riccardi Press series of classical works, "Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Riccardiana," and the only work of non-fiction to be included. (Other volumes in the series were by Horace, Catullus/Tibullus/Propertius, Virgil, and Apuleius). A history covering the first seven years of the Gallic War as well as part of the Civil War, these famous "Commentaries" comprise the only extant work of Julius Caesar (102?-44 B.C.), the general, emperor, orator, poet, and historian whose name is foremost among leaders in the ancient world. Written largely as a justification of Caesar's military policy, they are famous for their simplicity, succinctness, and purity of diction: they are called by J. W. Mackail "the model and despair of later historians." Few would rank Riccardi Press books with Kelmscotts or Ashendenes, but they are of high quality and do have substantial appeal. The vellum used for the text here is certainly fine, its brightness and buttery feel providing uncommonly pleasant visual and tactile experiences.

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        The Complete Writings. Author's Edition

      New York: The Roycroft Shop,, [1914]. 20 volumes, quarto. Bound by Roycroft in contemporary green half morocco, blue paper sides, spine lettered in gilt with raised bands, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, blue endpapers. With a typescript letter signed by the author loosely inserted. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout with tissue guards. Some volumes with fading to the boards, spine and endpapers, joints tender, internally fine with bright plates. An excellent set. Number 968 of a limited edition of 1,000, signed on the limitation page by Elbert Hubbard, founder of the Roycroft artisan community, or by one of his Roycrofters whom he had trained to imitate his signature. Roycroft was a handicraft community founded in East Aurora, N.Y. about 1895 by Elbert Hubbard, influenced by the English Arts and Crafts movement. Hubbard started the Roycroft Press in order to publish a series of biographical sketches he had written called "Little Journeys." These form the first volume of this collected edition. Hubbard quickly became both popular and famous and collected a community of craftspeople around him in Aurora. Roycroft craftspeople were skilled metal smiths, leather smiths, and bookbinders. Today, items that were produced by the Roycrofters are highly sought after by collectors.

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        The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Hardbound. VG, with the exception of: a library label on the lower spine; an ornate donation bookplate from Tiffany to the Art Museum that de-accessioned the book; tiny crack beginning along front right lower edge, and also lower left spine edge easily repaired; most plates have an ornate and attractive blindstamp through the lower right corner; small library stamp at base of title page. Sounds a lot worse than it looks. Custom embossed and textured covers, of a goldish-orangish color. T.e.g. xxxii, 91pp. 20 tipped-in color plates and 42 photogravures with tissue guards printed with the descriptions of the illustrations. A calligrapher has placed a custom dedication on the ffep listing the museum and date to which this volume was donated in June 1916, and Tiffany has boldly signed it. This is copy #285 of 502 printed for private distribution. 10 of these copies were printed upon parchment, and 492 upon Japon paper. They were intended as promotional pieces, not as documentary or definitive texts. The chapters include: Tiffany the Painter; Tiffany the Maker of Stained Glass; Favrile Glass; Enamels and Jewelry; Textiles and Hand Stuffs; A Decorator of Interiors; A Builder of Homes; As Landscape Architect. The book was designed by Walter Gilliss and printed at the Country Life Press.

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        F?hrer durch den Berliner Zoolog. Garten (Zebra)

      Berlin 1914 - 10,5 x 17 cm 144 Seiten 120 gr. Umschlag mit kleinen Rissen vorne, leichte Abschabungen, etwas fleckig, guter Allgemeinzustand [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        F?hrer durch Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Zeichnung Affenfelsen) 8. Auflage (400.000 - 460.000)

      Hamburg 1914 - 14,5 x 22 cm 64 Seiten 150 gr. Einbandr?ckseite angesto?en, Bindung fest [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La venerie française contemporaine

      1914. relié. Bon étatDeCollection. Paris, Adolphe le Goupy, 1914. Fort volume In-4, pleine percaline verte éditeur ornée sur le premier plat d?'une tête de cerf en relief surmontée d?'un médaillon doré à décor de chien (loup ?), dos lisse avec le nom de l?'auteur et le titre doré, Abondantes illustrations à pleine page, ainsi que des vignettes et bandeaux, et des extraits de partitions, en couleur et en bistre, 403 p. Rare rousseurs éparses. Tirage à 600 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci N° SNU enrichi d'une vignette aquarelle signée K. REILLE. Superbe ouvrage sur la Vénerie, qui présente les différents équipages, classés par régions de chasse, avec leur tenue, la composition de la meute, la moyenne des prises par saison, la devise. Thiebaud indique en col. 772-773 : ?" Ce beau volume est extrêmement recherché aujourd?'hui et devient de plus en plus rare ?".

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        Deutsche Werkbund-Ausstellung Köln. Mai bis Oktober 1914. Leihgaben der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim Alleestr.7 Düsseldorf. U. a. mit Arbeiten von Nauen, de Fiori, Minne, von Dardel, Dufy, Franz Marc, Bonnard, von Finck, Kriete, Levy, Malzburg, May, Signac, Mohr, van Dongen, Gilles, Jawlensky [Jawlenski], Laurencin, Maillol, Thomé, von Waetjen, von Werefkin [Werewkin], Barraud, von Bechtejeff, Exner, Luce, Cézanne, Witt, te Peerdt, Matisse, Kamp, Munch, Freundlich, Derain, Joveneau, de Vlaminck, Friesz, Gauguin, van Gogh, Liebermann, Ophey, Picasso, Sohn, Stern, Westendorp, Gebrüder Röttger, Bosselt, Kniebe, Minne, Maillol, Courbet, Daubigny, Diaz, Oppenheimer, Pissarro, Rodin, Rousseau, Sohn-Rethel, Hardt, von Perfall, Schulz-Soelde, Gauguin,

      Druck von A: Bagel., Düsseldorf, 1914 - Düsseldorf, Druck von A: Bagel. 1914, 15,6 x 12,2 cm, 55 (1) Seiten, 37 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, Anzeigenseiten. Original-Klammerheftung, Mittelknick, etwas bestossen, ordentliches Exemplar. Dascher 461. Sprache: Deutsch Original-Klammerheftung, Mittelknick, etwas bestossen,

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        [Op. 21]. Dreimal sieben Gedichte aus Albert Girauds Pierrot Lunaire (deutsch von Erich Otto Hartleben) Für eine Sprechstimme Klavier, Flöte (auch Piccolo), Klarinette (auch Baß=Klarinette), Geige (auch Bratsche) und Violoncell (Melodramen)... Op. 21 Partitur

      Wien... Leipzig: Universal=Edition [PN U.E. 5334 5336]. [July 30, 1914]. Folio. In original publisher's heavy textured paper wrappers with titling and text printed in gold. 1f., 1f. (title), [i] ("Vorwort" by Schoenberg), [i] (contents), [ii] (text of the 21 poems), 5-78, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. Without printed price. With printed note to lower left corner of first page of music: "Copyright 1914 by Universal-Edition" and printed note to lower right corner of first page of music: "Stich und Druck von Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig." Signed by Schoenberg and with printed number 14 to verso of first blank leaf. Wrappers slightly worn, soiled, and bumped, dampstained at inner edges and spine; spine slightly frayed. Uncut. A very good copy overall. . First Edition, first deluxe issue, limited to 50 signed and numbered copies, this no. 14, printed on fine handmade paper carrying a crown watermark. Rare. Rufer (Engl.) pp. 38-40. Ringer p. 314. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 13-16. The first issue of the edition, shipped on July 30, 1914, was split: 50 copies were printed on high-quality laid paper; the remaining 200 copies were printed on regular paper. The copies on laid paper carry the printed note "Numerierte Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten" to title. Hitherto unrecorded is the fact that all copies of this issue bear the note "Stich und Druck von Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig" to the lower right corner of the first page of music. The note "Weag" [Waldheim-Eberle A.G.] to p. 78, mentioned in the Schoenberg Complete Edition (Abteilung VI, Reihe B, Band 24, 1, critical report by Reinhold Brinkmann), is found only in the second issue of 1923. Albertine Zehme (1857-1946), an actress born in Vienna and later active in Berlin, is now exclusively remembered as the person who commissioned and first performed Pierrot Lunaire. "Read the preface, looked at the poems. I am enthusiastic. A brilliant idea, entirely in my spirit. I would do it even without a fee." Schoenberg in his diary. The poems are by the Belgian writer Albert Giraud (1860-1929) in a German translation by Erich Otto Hartleben (1864-1905).

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        Dante Alighieris göttliche Comödie übertragen von Philalethes [d.i. Johann König von Sachsen].

      Hans von Weber, München, 1914 - 3 Bände. München, Hans von Weber 1914-16. 4°. 4 Bl. 189 S. 1 Bl; 4 Bl. 191 S; 4 Bl. 196 S. OPp. mit Rücken- und Deckelschild. (= Fünfter Hyperiondruck). Eines von 400 numerierten Exemplaren auf Van Gelder Bütten (gesamt 500), Ex libris (Maximi) Liane Matuschka-Greifenklau (1896-1937), die spätere Ehefrau des k.u.k. Politikers Ludwig Freiherr von Flotow. - Rodenberg 415. Unbeschnittenes Exemplar in der Originalgestalt, Einbände leicht berieben, oberes Kapital von Band 1 fachmännisch repariert (Papierbezug an der Kante eingerissen) - wird meist nur in privaten Einbänden angeboten. Sprache: deu OPp. mit Rücken- und Deckelschild. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antarctic Adventure. Scott's Northern Party

      London: T. Fisher Unwin,, 1914. Octavo. Original blue cloth with title and pictorial vignettes in silver to spine and front board, top edge gilt, the others uncut. Frontispiece and 97 other plates, three folding maps. Silver oxidised as usual, free endpapers browned, some foxing, prize bookplate for The Thomas Morgan Memorial Essay Prize for 1916 to the front pastedown, but remains a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Priestley served with Shackleton on his 1907-09 expedition, contributing the geological sections to The Heart of the Antarctic, and returning with Scott to Antarctica as a geologist in 1910-13. "He joined the northern party under Victor Campbell. After spending 1911 at Cape Adare the six-man party was landed 200 miles further south for summer fieldwork with provisions for eight weeks. The ship was stopped by pack-ice from returning and the epic story of how the party survived and then sledged 250 miles to the main party early in the following summer is told [in the present work]. They survived the fierce winds by digging a cave in a snowdrift. A line across the middle of the 12 foot by 9 foot floor separated the wardroom from the mess deck of three petty officers. By agreement, nothing said on one side of the line could be 'heard' or answered by those on the other side. Priestley considered this splendid training for dealing with unreasonable, irascible professors in later life without loss of temper. His responsibility for the commissariat in the ice cave in these circumstances shows an early reputation for fairness and reliability" (ODNB). Priestley served in the RE Signals Section during the First World War, and thereafter pursued a career in academic administration in England, Australia and the West Indies. This is a difficult book to find in collectable condition: Spence relates that a large part of the print-run was destroyed in a warehouse fire.

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        Annales de Chimie. Neuvième Série (des Annales de Chimie et de Physique), Tome I (1914) - Tome XX (1923) et Table des noms d'auteurs et table analytique des matières. (Band 1-20 sowie Registerband (alles erschienene)). Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln. Erstausgabe.

      Masson et Cie, Éditeurs 1914 - 1923 (Register 1925), Paris - 20 klammergeheftete goldgeprägte und kaschierte Halbleineneinbände mit verstärkten Leinenecken, überwiegend marmoriertem Deckelpapier und dreiseitig marmoriertem Schnitt bzw. dreiseitigem Sprengschnitt sowie farbigen Vorsätzen und ein klammergehefteter Halbledereinband mit Lederecken marmoriertem Deckelpapier und dreiseitig marmoriertem Schnitt. Die Einbände und das Leder des Halbledereinbandes etwas berieben, Kopfschnitte staubgedunkelt, Bibliotheksstempel auf den Vortitel- und/ oder Titelblättern, vereinzelt auf den hinteren Innendeckeln und bei einem Band auch auf den Schnitten, ein Buch mit montierter Laufkarte auf Vorsatz, das Papier altersgemäß nachgedunkelt, einzelne Seiten mit kleinem Knick einer Ecke, vereinzelt Anstreichung bzw. Unterstreichung mit Bleistift oder farbigem Holzstift, ansonsten guter Erhaltungszustand (2+). Die Annales de Chimie (vollständiger Titel: Annales de chimie ou Recueil de mémoires concernant la chimie et les arts qui en dépendent) war eine 1789 in Paris von Louis Bernard Guyton de Morveau, Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier und anderen gegründete naturwissenschaftliche Fachzeitschrift. Im Jahre 1815 wurde der Titel in Annales de Chimie et de Physique geändert und unter dieser Bezeichnung für die nächsten 100 Jahre veröffentlicht. Im Jahre 1914 spaltete sich diese Zeitschrift in die Annales de Chimie und die Annales de Physique auf. Annales de physique wird immer noch unter dem gleichen Namen veröffentlicht, aus den Annales de Chimie ging 1978 die Zeitschrift Annales de Chimie - Science des matériaux hervor. (Wikipedia) 7878 pages. 8° (115 x 215mm) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE NOVELS AND LETTERS

      Frank S. Holby, New York and Philadelphia 1914 - 222 x 152 mm (8 3/4 x 6"). 12 volumes. Hampshire Edition. Limited to 1,250 numbered and registered copies (our copy not numbered). Quite pleasing recent tan crushed half morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, spines with blind wave rule at top and bottom, spine panels with double gilt rules and central gilt fleuron, red and green labels, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Letter volumes unopened. With colored illustrations by C. E. and H. M. Brock, and facsimiles of autograph letters. One leaf with two-inch marginal tear (likely from rough opening), otherwise only the most trivial imperfections: A VERY FINE SET, much of it obviously unread, in unworn bindings. In addition to Austen's six novels, this set contains her delightful letters, many of them written to her sister, Cassandra, the dearest companion of her life. Their relationship was sympathetically portrayed in Jane's fiction, where the bonds of sisterhood sustain Eleanor and Marianne Dashwood ("Sense and Sensibility") and Elizabeth and Jane Bennett ("Pride and Prejudice") through all manner of trouble. According to DNB, the two sisters chose spinsterhood because it was preferable to "remain unmarried and together" rather than marry and live apart. One of the most beloved of all English novelists, Jane Austen (1775-1817) was also one of the most influential, and narrative and cinematic adaptations based on or inspired by hers are still making the bestseller lists and filling movie theatres. A clergyman's daughter who mostly lived a quiet life in Hampshire and later in Bath, she nevertheless managed to produce comedies of manners that are still noted for their accurate and acerbic observations on human relations. Austen was admired by critics in her own time, with Scott, Macaulay, and George Lewes being among her enthusiastic supporters. According to Shattock, Scott praised her "exquisite touch which renders ordinary common-place things and characters interesting." Her novels continued to draw admirers even among harsh 20th century critics, with Virginia Woolf declaring her "one of the most consistent satirists in the whole of literature." The illustrations here, as in the previous item, are by the brothers Charles Edmond Brock (1870-1938) and Henry Matthew Brock (1875-1960), prolific book illustrators who specialized in period pieces like the works of Austen, Goldsmith, and Defoe. Hampshire Edition. Limited to 1,250 numbered and registered copies (our copy not numbered). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Wisconsin Its History and Biography

      THE LEWIS PUBLISHING COMPANY, CHICAGO AND NEW YORK 1914 - 6 volumes, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE REQUIRED 18 pounds shipped from atlantic city new jersey ADDITIONAL POSTAGE REQUIRED, some volumes water damaged, princeton antiques bookplate on inside of front covers, full page black and white illustrations, pages yellowing, some hinges cracked, faded gilt on spines DATE PUBLISHED: 1914 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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