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        Die Erste Arcièrenleibgarde seiner Majestät des Kaisers und Königs. Ein Rückblick auf ihre hundertfünfzigjährige Geschichte. Im Auftrag sr. Exz. des Gardekapitäns General der Infanterie Graf Friedrich Beck-Rzikowsky.

      Wien Im Selbstverlag 1914 - Fol. 235 S. mit zahlr. Abb. Illustrierter Original-Leineneinband. (Guter Zustand) Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aegis Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream

      London: Constable & Co., 1914. - The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth[ROBINSON, W. Heath, illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, [William]. Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream. With Illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. London: Published by Constable & Co., 1914.First trade edition, first issue. Large quarto (11 3/16 x 8 5/8 inches; 284 x 222 mm.). xii, [4], 185, [2], [1, printer’s imprint] pp. Twelve color plates tipped onto cream mounts with beige rule borders and caption in beige at foot, with original tissue-guards. Forty-seven full-page (including title) and nineteen smaller black and white drawings in the text (the "List of Illustrations" lists thirty-two full-page black and white drawings).Publishers 'primary' binding of green cloth over boards, front cover pictorially stamped dark blue, gray, pink, tan and gilt. Spine pictorially stamped in gilt and colors, top stained dark green, others uncut. Corners very lightly bumped. Minimal foxing. Neat ink presentation dated 1920 on front free end-paper. A near fine copy of a now very scarce Heath Robinson title."As with Twelfth Night, Heath Robinson set out to recreate the atmosphere of the play rather than to provide a pictorial record of the action, this time with a subject that gave him greater scope for his imagination. It is the black and white illustrations that dominate the book and they fall into two main groups, the woodland scenes and the drawings of the rustics. In the woodland scenes Heath Robinson has developed a decorative style of drawing foliage which was first used by Beardsley in a number of his drawings for The Savoy Heath Robinson started to refine the technique in the drawings to Poe’s poems In A Midsummer Night’s Dream the style is refined further and combined with solid black skies and strong foreground patterns of wild flowers or horse chestnut leaves to produce a series of drawings that have great depth and variety of texture. These provide the ideal setting for that ‘most wonderful moonlight night in fantasy’. In sharp contrast are the series of pictures of the rustic characters Quince, Snug, Bottom, Flute, Snout and Starveling. They are drawn with great economy of line, with little or no supporting detail in the background The coloured illustrations are very much an integral part of the book, providing variety of texture and tone, and if anything fulfil a supporting function in the overall scheme. With their subdued colouring and incidental subjects they add to the atmosphere of the book without becoming the focus of attention" (Beare, pp. 43-44).Beare 77, Lewis, p. 216. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Coriolanus. Printed by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson at The Doves Press, from the Text of the First Folio, first imprinted in 1623. 200 copies on paper. Compositor: William Jenkins. Pressmen: H. Gage-Cole and Albert Lewis.

      Hammersmith, Doves Press 1914,,, Gr.-8° 155 Seiten u. 10 Seiten Errata, zweifarbiger Druck auf Büttenpapier. O-Pergamenteinband mit Goldtitel auf Buchrücken. Zustand: Außer einiger braune Flecken (sieht aber sehr natürlich aus) gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bibliophile Ausgabe, Englische Literatur

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1914 - 1914 Original Hardback Wisden

      1914. Hi, Here we have a 1914 Original Hardback Wisden, in Good Condition. The gilt is bright and strong to front cover and spine, the boards however are a bit dark, but clean enough, there is some weakness to the hinges and the book is slightly skew but no breaking of hinges. Horizontal line to spine which seems common in 1914s, Internally it is nice and clean with great photoplate. Nice Price. Please see the large photographs. More photographs available on request.

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        Histoire de la mission du Kiang-Nan, tomes I et II,

      Zi-ka-wei, Imprimerie de l'Orphelinat de T'ou-sè-wè 1914, - 2 volumes in-8 de IX-358-22 pp. et 322-52 pp., illustré d'1 carte en couleurs, brochés. La mission du Kiang-Nan occupe deux provinces chinoises, le Kiang-sou et le Ngan-hoei, et englobe donc les villes de Chang-hai, Sou-tcheou, Nan-King ou encore Ngan-king. En conséquence, elle a toujours été mêlée de plus ou moins près à la politique française en Extrême-Orient, et l'auteur a naturellement été amené à traiter la guerre de l'opium, l'insurrection Tai-ping, les expéditions anglo-françaises de 1858 et 1860, ou les luttes d'influences entre les puissances européennes et les Etats-Unis pour la conquête de la vallée du Yang-tse. Table alphabétique in fine. Petite déchirure en tête de la couverture du tome second, dont la page de garde présente des froissements. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        Responsibilities: Poems and a Play

      Churchtown, Dundrum: The Cuala Press, 1914 - 8vo, original quarter linen and gray boards lettered in black on the upper board. Spine slightly darkened; some minor spotting in the rear gutter; very good copy. Wade 110; Miller, Cuala Press, 20; NCBEL III, 1919 First edition, one of 400 numbered copies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Journal Kept by David Douglas During His Travels in North America 1823-1827

      27 1914 - A first edition of this work by David Douglas. Together with a particular description of thirty-three species of American Oaks and eighteen species of pinus with appendices containing a list of the plants introduced by Douglas and an account of his death in 1834. David Douglas was a Scottish botanist who made three separate explorationtrips from England to North America. The Second expedition starting in 1824 was his most successful. The Royal Horticultural Society sent him back on a plant-hunting expedition in the Pacific Northwest that ranks among the great botanical explorations of the generation. Douglas introduced the Douglas-fir into cultivation in 1827 as well as several other trees including the Sugar Pine and the Noble Fir. These trees transformed the British Landscape and timber industry. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, smart with some rubbing and bumping. Sunning and light marking to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright, spotted to first and last but otherwise clean. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Illustrated Catalogue of the Beautiful Old Chinese Porcelains Comprising the Extraordinary Private Collection Formed by Mr. S.S. Carvalho of New York

      New York: American Art Association, 1914. Softcover. Good. Mostly clean internally but with a few notations as to hammer price and name of purchaser next to specific listings; chipping to cover edges, scuffing to green spine tape, binding loosening a bit, and a dove-tail wrinkle to most pages at head of spine. Art school ex-lib. samp on title page. While pages for catalogue entries #638 and #815-818 appear to be missing, these "pages" are not present in other copies examined.. Grey card wraps with original black line drawing and lettering; green tape spine with white hand-written lettering. (Binding not original but with an Asian theme. Signed by F. Gentile.) Unpaginated [350] with 3 tissue-guarded color plates and numerous duotone illustrations. Text in English. Catalogue from the auction of February 24 - 28, 1914. Includes chronologies of both the Ming and Tsing Dynasties, follwed by the catalogue of 1027 items. S.S. Carvalho was a director and chairman in William Randolph Hearst's newspaper dynasty and also worked for Charles Dana and Joseph Pulitzer. Included is blue/white porcelain, celadon, decorated porcelains, and more.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Mademoiselle de Maupin. Illustrations de Serge de Solomko. Gravees a l\'Eau-Forte par E. Pennequin.

      Paris. Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud., 1914. 8°, Ledereinband (19,5 x 13,5 cm) 2 Bände. 313, 320 Seiten. Nr. 450 von 1000 nummerierten, vom Verleger monogrammierten Exemplaren (sur beau vélin teinté, avec les eaux-fortes dans le texte). Hier ein Exemplar in Meistereinbänden (Bernasconi?). Brauner Maroquin auf 5 Bünden mit Deckel- und Rückentitelgoldprägung sowie Steh- und Innenkantenfileten. Originaler Umschlag mit eingebunden. Unbeschnittes u. noch unaufgeschnittes Examplar. Enthält zahlreiche Originalradierungen von Serge de Solomko. Buchrücken- u. Kanten leicht berieben, V-Deckel des Bd. 1 unten rechts leicht feuchtschatig, innen sehr sauber, insgesamt noch sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. -- This is number 450 of an signed full leather binding, 313 + 320 pages, with numerous detailed illustrations by Serge de Solomko, etched by E. Pennequin, and initialed under the set number by the publisher, F. Ferroud. The leather covers, full brown morocco marbled fronts and backs, unfaded gilt decoration and lettering, with five raised bands to the spines, are the work of the bindery Bernasconi (?), with that name stamped to the top of the first blank spread. There are no stains or tears. The spines, with light scuffs to some raised bands, are straight. The marbled inside cover spreads are clean and unfaded, with no stamps, or other attachments, and no writing.There are no stains or tears. The bindings are tight, with no loose or missing pages. The gilt page tops are very fine. There is no writing in either book, other than the initialed set numbers. All illustrations and text are clean and unfaded. Uncut and unopened. -- 2 volumes, 313-320 pp., 19,5 x 13,5 cm, couvertures d\'origine conservées, illustrations de Serge de Solomko gravées à l\'eau-forte par E. Pennequin, un frontispice dans chaque volume, édition numérotée 450 (l\'un des 819 exemplaires sur vélin teinté avec les eaux-fortes dans le texte); bon état, intérieur très propre. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bibliophile Ausgabe, Französische Literatur

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        Indien. (Ceylon. Vorderindien. Birma. Die Malayische Halbinsel. Siam. Java) Handbuch für die Reisende. Mit 22 Karten, 33 Plänen und 8 Grundrissen.

      Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, 1914. LXXIV, 358 Seiten mit 21 (von 22) Karten, 33 Plänen und 8 Grundrissen. 16,5 x 12 cm, neuer roter Leinenband unter Verwendung des Original-Leinenbezuges mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt. Durch Register erschlossen. * * * Name auf Vortitel, ohne die Übersichtskarte in der Hinterdeckel-Tasche, sonst vollständiges und ordentlich erhaltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,20 EUR Indien. Ceylon. Vorderindien. Birma. Die Malayische Halbinsel. Siam. Java. Baedeker

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Am Bayerischen Platz]
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      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company,, 1914. Illustrated by Gordon Grant. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in white, vignette to front board in white and black depicting Penrod and his dog. With an early glassine jacket and housed in a blue cloth chemise and slipcase. Black and white frontispiece and illustrations in the text throughout. Extremities faintly rubbed, superficial crack to front inner hinge, small abrasion to front free endpaper; glassine lightly edge-chipped and with small closed tear and crease to one panel. A bright copy in excellent condition. First edition, first printing, first issue binding of meshed cloth, first state with p. viii numbered and the misprint "sence" p. 19, third line from bottom. Later copies were issued with ribbed cloth bindings. This is the first of three novels following the misadventures of Penrod Schofield, a Midwestern Tom Sawyer whom Tarkington modelled on his mischievous nephews. Scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dix-sept histoires de marins

      Paul Ollendorff 1914 - - Paul Ollendorff , Paris 1914, 11,5x19cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés orné d'un décor géométrique de pièces mosaïquées de maroquin rouge, date dorée en queue, filet doré sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de Pierre-Lucien Martin. Exceptionnel envoi autographe signé de Claude Farrère : "A Pierre Louÿs son très petit disciple" enrichi d'idéogrammes chinois. Bel exemplaire parfaiement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Binding half navy blue morocco, spine raised on five bands set with gilded nets decorated with a geometric decoration of rooms mosaiced red morocco, gilt tail date, on castors golden headdresses, tripe frame gilt fillets on flat paper marbled, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, framing a golden lace on contreplats, illustrated wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, double nets gilded on the cuts, elegant unsigned binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Bunte Kriegsbilderbogen. Sammelband der Nrn. 1-40.

      Berlin, Verlag d. Vereinigung der Kunstfreunde Ad. O. Troitzsch o. J. (1914-15). - 40 Bll. mit Illustrationen in Farblithographie. Alle Blätter einzeln erschienen und einseitig mit humoristischem oder patriotischem Text bedruckt sowie mit Farblithographien illustriert. Enthalten sind u.a. Blätter von: Ludwig Kainer, Leo Leipziger, E. Liebermann, E. Stern, Walter Trier, Fritz Wolff. - Von sehr guter Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Gr.-4to. Privater marmorierter HLwd.-Einband.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Blitz. Letters from London September and October 1940. Written by Evelyn Lister to her sister Mildred. Printed with aquatints & photographs by Susan Allix

      London: 1914 One of fifteen copies. Black goatskin and light brown textured handmade paper, with morocco, reversed leather, and metallic onlays. In slate gray cloth clamshell slipcase. . Large quarto. With five photographs, seven aquatints, two lino cuts and four reproduced sections of the original letters. Of the five photographs, three were taken in the early 1960s with a 'box Brownie' camera. The aquatints, printed in black and brown with hand-coloring, are from drawings made at demolition sites and in the underground. The burning and smoking give different results on each copy. Printed letterpress in 18 pt. Grotesque 215 with 12 pt. Grotesque Italic and 18 p. Granby Light Italic, on Saunders Waterford paper. As new. Allix notes: "In the summer of 2013 I was given a small collection of letters. The owner Mildred or 'Billie' as she was known, had recently died and these were found among her possessions. They were written to her by her sister Evelyn, a young woman in her twenties working in central London, and they date from the 1940s. "On 7 September 1940 the period of sustained bombing known as the Blitz began over London. Evelyn, or Ana as she signs herself, tells of the devastation to the city, the personal fear and the spirit of the people in difficulties around her as she survives in the centre of the nightly raids. These simple and unassuming letters, written descriptively with occasional colloquialisms of the times, begin on 13 September and continue until 27 October 1940. As it will never be possible to have this same experience, designing the book seemed sometimes similar to creating an historical novel. Descriptions, film, artefacts and related reconstructions can help to provide brief windows and snapshots of the time, and Evelyn's letters accompany visual ideas that make them more imaginatively real.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Heckel, Erich. - "Die Zwergin".

      - Lithografie, 1914. Von Erich Heckel. 27,0 x 21,5 cm (Darstellung) / 45 x 34 cm (Blatt). Dube 220. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und datiert: "EHeckel 14". In der linken unteren Ecke von anderer Hand bezeichnet: "Zwergin im Park". - Originalrandiges Exemplar. Im Rand leicht knickspurig sowie partiell fingerfleckig. Papierrücken mit Flecken und einem Fingerabdruck aus dem Druckprozess. Am oberen Rand Spuren ehemaliger Montierungen. Guter Erhaltungszustand. Erich Heckel (1883 Döbeln - 1970 Radolfzell am Bodensee). Einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des Expressionismus. Abgebrochenes Architekturstudium in Dresden. Autodidaktische Weiterbildung zum Maler und Grafiker. 1905 mit Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff und Fritz BleylGründung der Künstlergruppe "Die Brücke" in Dresden. 1907-10 Aufenthalt mit Schmidt-Rottluff in Dangast an der Nordsee. 1909 Italienreise. In Dresden Ateliergemeinschaft mit Kirchner. 1909-11 sommerliche Aufenthalte mit Kirchner, Pechstein, den Freundinnen und Modellen an den Moritzburger Teichen, bei denen viele Akte in freier Natur entstanden. 1911 Umzug mit seiner künftigen Frau Milda Frieda Georgi nach Berlin. Ausbildung zum Krankenpfleger zu Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs. 1918 Gründungsmitglied des ?Arbeitsrats für Kunst? Später Mitglied der Ankaufskommisssion der Nationalgalerie Berlin. 1937 Ausstellungverbot. 729 Arbeiten wurden aus deutschen Museen beschlagnahmt und entfernt. 1944 Zerstörung des Ateliers und des Großteils der Werke bei einem Bombenangriff. Im selben Jahr Zuflucht bei Freunden in Hemmenhofen am Bodensee. 1949-55 Lehrauftrag an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Karlsruhe. 1955 Teilnehmer der documenta 1 in Kassel. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Kriegszeit - Künstlerflugblätter. Hrsg. von Paul Cassirer und Alfred Gold. Nr. 13. Berlin, P. Cassirer, 18. November 1914. Vorzugs Exempl. 13/50 Ex. Fol. Gefalt. Doppelblatt (ca. 48 x 32 bzw. 48 x 64 cm) mit Originallithographien von Otto Hettner (Tsingtau), August Gaul und Max Liebermann. Alle in Stein signiert.

      Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1914. Gr.-Fol. Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten (mit Wasserzeichen \"Old Stradfort\"). Nr. 13 v. 50 Ex. Die vorliegende Ausgabe enthält ein gegen England gerichtetes Spottgedicht \"Die Zuckerrübe\" von Gerhart Hauptmann, eine dazugehörende lith. Vignette zeigt Zeppeline vor der englischen Küste. Das Bild von Max Liebermann, \"Unsere blauen Jungen\", zeigt einen Matrosen. Leicht gebräunt, auf Titelseite unten fingerfleckig, ingesamt gutes u. seltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Graphik, Deutsche Literatur nach 1900, China

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        *Collection Geh. Kommerzienrat Cremer Dortmund : Band 1+2 jeweils als Mappe + Textbuch (3 BÜCHER)

      Dortmund : Selbstverlag. 1914 29x23cm. 57; 70; 93. Gewebe (Grün) Zustand: Gut gering gebräunt (Innen); Band 1 hat 57 bedruckte, mit einem dünnen Zusatzblatt beschichtete Kunstblätter; Das Zusatzblatt hat sehr selten min. braunfleckige Spuren; Blatt 57 hat am Seitenrand eine sehr kleine braunfleckige Spur; Band 2 hat 70 bedruckte Das Textbuch ist meistens gering, nicht jede Seite, stellenweise leicht braunfleckig; Seitlicher Schnitt ist leicht, restlicher gering braunfleckig; Schutzumschlag fehlt, oder es gibt keinen; Einband Außen hat leichte Gebrauchsspuren; Ist leicht berieben-Buchrücken leicht lichtrandig; Versand D: 4,75 EUR

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik]
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        Kriegszeit. Künstlerflugblätter. Begründet und herausgegeben von Paul Cassirer und Alfred Gold. No. 1. 31.August 1914. Vorzugs Exempl. 6 [bis] No. 64. Ende März 1916. Vorzugs Exempl. 6. [Alles in der VA C erschienene !].

      Berlin, Paul Cassirer 1914..

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat Lustenberger ]
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        ALICE`S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With the original illustrations by John Tenniel

      Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, for the Riccardi Press, London. 1914. LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo.(9.3 x 6.6 inches). One of 1000 hand-numbered copies printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. Fine clean copy in a late twentieth century leather binding of Full dark green morocco with five raised bands, and gilt rules and lettering to the spine. Boards with gilt ruled lines meeting in a decorative gilt lattice design. Title in gilt to the centre of the front board. Inner boards with double ruled border to the turn-ins. Grey plain hand made paper endpapers. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine and attractive late twentieth century hand tooled leather binding. A bright and clean copy of this lovely edition, beautifully printed on fine quality hand made paper and in a decorative leather binding. ----- This edition was published by arrangement with Macmillan and Company using Carroll's revised text of 1896. The wonderful Tenniel illustrations are printed from fresh electros taken from the original wood-blocks, with four being slightly enlarged from the original block designs.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Tausend und eine Nacht. Arabische Erzählungen. Zum ersten Male aus dem Urtext vollständig und treu übersetzt von Gustav Weil. 4 Bde. [= kplt.].

      Berlin, Neufeld und Henius (1914). \"4°. 2 Bll., 397(2); 2 Bll., 397(3); 2 Bll., 428(2) u. 2 Bll., 324(4) S. Mit 100 Illustr. (dav. 20 farb., mont. u. 80 s/w) auf Taf. von Fernand Schultz-Wettel. Dekorative Pergament-Handeinbde. auf 4 Bünden mit abgeschrägten Deckelkanten, Rü.-titel und -verz. sowie Deckelrahmen u. -vignette in Goldprägung, Kopfgoldschnitt, farb. Kleisterpapiervorsätzen m. Goldhöhung sowie Spiegelkanten m. goldgepr. Rahmen. Bd. 1 an der vord. Rü.kante fleckig, sonst lediglich mit Stellspuren, vereinz. wasserrandig, im Text beinahe unberührt.\" Kosch V, 906 (unter Fulda). Die erste Auflage dieser Ausgabe erschien ebenda 1913. Vorliegend eine - nicht als solche gekennzeichnete - Vorzugsausgabe in bibliophiler Ausstattung. Neue Ausgabe der erstmals 1837-1841 erschienenen, ersten werkgetreuen und vollständigen Übersetzung aus dem Urtext durch den deutschen Orientalisten Gustav Weil (1808-1889). Versand D: 15,00 EUR Literatur, Kunst, Märchen, Arabische Literatur, Islam, Märchen, Bibliophilie, bibliophile Ausgaben, Vorzugsausgabe

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        Badende. Holzschnitt.

      1914 - Signiert, datiert und betitelt. Im Stock monogrammiert. Auf Velin. Söhn HDO 72707-5. Blatt 5 aus: Die Schaffenden, II. Jahrgang, 3. Mappe, 1920. Mit dem Trockenstempel "Die Schaffenden" und der Signatur des Druckers F. Voigt. - 1895 nimmt Helbig das Studium an der Königlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Dresden, u.a. bei Carl Bantzer und Otto Gussmann, auf und freundete sich mit dem Studienkollegen Otto Mueller an. Durch Otto Müller bekommt er auch Kontakt zu den Brücke Künstlern. 1914 nimmt Helbig an der ersten Dada-Ausstellung in der Galerie Coray in Zürich teil. 1919 gehört er in Zürich zu den Unterzeichnern des politischen „Manifestes radikaler Künstler" und schliesst sich der Berliner Novembergruppe. - Schwach Knickspur in breiten Rand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 32,3 x 20,2 cm. Papier: 41 x 31,2 cm.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Russia with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Handbook for Travellers. With 40 maps and 78 plans.

      Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1914. LXIV / 590 Seiten mit 40 Farbkarten und 78 Plänen, teilw. faltbar, Orig.-Leinen mit Goldprägung, in englischer Sprache - Buchrücken aufgehellt, leichter Knick im hinteren Buchdeckel, sonst guter Zustand - 1914. K 6109 Versand D: 4,50 EUR Russland, Reiseführer

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

      1914/1915. 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, Italienischer Kriegsschauplatz, Serbien und Montenegro, Orient, Amerika`s \"Neutralität\", Artillerie und ihre Wirkung Seeminen und Maschinengewehre; Marinebilder, Luftkrieg, Automobile und Fahrräder im Krieg, Kriegergräber und Denkmäler, Kriegspoesie, Witz Satire und Kunst Kriegskarikaturen etc. --------- Unikat Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Sinbad the Sailor & other Stories from the Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1914]. Quarto (273 x 204 mm). Recent red full morocco for Asprey, decorative gilt spine, single-line gilt border on sides enclosing decorative gilt panel and motif of a cross-legged figure in multi-coloured morocco onlays, all edges gilt, two-line gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers; with the original cloth covers and spine bound-in. Colour frontispiece and 22 colour plates by Edmund Dulac, tipped in (with captioned tissue guards), plates and letterpress within ornamental borders printed in pale bisque A handsomely bound copy. First Dulac edition. "The exotic stories he illustrated struck a new chord in Dulac. They allowed him to enlarge his skill at caricature, and at the same time to sharpen his miniaturist's technique and to develop his lyrical sense of tone and composition. The sources he turned to were Japanese prints, which he had studied in his youth, with their flat colour and assymetry, and the high detail and colour of Indian and Persian miniatures" (ODNB). These influences are very clear in this sumptuous gift book; one of the other stories collected here being Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.

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        Dix-sept histoires de marins

      first edition.Binding half navy blue morocco, spine raised on five bands set with gilded nets decorated with a geometric decoration of rooms mosaiced red morocco, gilt tail date, on castors golden headdresses, tripe frame gilt fillets on flat paper marbled, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, framing a golden lace on contreplats, illustrated wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, double nets gilded on the cuts, elegant unsigned binding. Paul Ollendorff Paris 1914 11,5x19cm relié

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        Tarzan of The Apes.

      New York: Grosset & Dunlop,, 1914. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to front board and spine black, top edge green. Housed in a grey cloth slipcase, illustrated with reproductions of the dust jacket panels. Spine a touch faded; an excellent, bright copy. A fascinating presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his wife on the front free endpaper, two months prior to their wedding, "To Mrs Dearholt, with kindest regards, Mr Burroughs. Tarzan. February 3, 1935", and with Florence's ownership signature to the front pastedown, below her bookplate, "Florence Gilbert Dearholt Burroughs". Florence Gilbert Dearholt (1904?-1991) was an American silent film actress of the 1920s, who married entrepreneur Ashton Dearholt in 1926. Ashton Dearholt, a friend of Burroughs, was one of the producers and actors of the film The New Adventures of Tarzan; he and Florence divorced in 1934 after he returned from filming in Guatemala with co-star Ula Holt, and insisted that Holt be able to live in the Dearholt home. Florence married Burroughs in April the following year. This is a reprint of the first book in Burroughs's series about the titular character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine All-Story Magazine in October 1912, and first appeared in book form in 1914, published in Chicago by A.C. McClurg.

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        Blitz. Letters from London September and October 1940. Written by Evelyn Lister to her sister Mildred. Printed with aquatints & photographs by Susan Allix

      London: 1914 One of fifteen copies. Black goatskin and light brown textured handmade paper, with morocco, reversed leather, and metallic onlays. In slate gray cloth clamshell slipcase. . Large quarto. With five photographs, seven aquatints, two lino cuts and four reproduced sections of the original letters. Of the five photographs, three were taken in the early 1960s with a 'box Brownie' camera. The aquatints, printed in black and brown with hand-coloring, are from drawings made at demolition sites and in the underground. The burning and smoking give different results on each copy. Printed letterpress in 18 pt. Grotesque 215 with 12 pt. Grotesque Italic and 18 p. Granby Light Italic, on Saunders Waterford paper. As new. Allix notes: "In the summer of 2013 I was given a small collection of letters. The owner Mildred or 'Billie' as she was known, had recently died and these were found among her possessions. They were written to her by her sister Evelyn, a young woman in her twenties working in central London, and they date from the 1940s. "On 7 September 1940 the period of sustained bombing known as the Blitz began over London. Evelyn, or Ana as she signs herself, tells of the devastation to the city, the personal fear and the spirit of the people in difficulties around her as she survives in the centre of the nightly raids. These simple and unassuming letters, written descriptively with occasional colloquialisms of the times, begin on 13 September and continue until 27 October 1940. As it will never be possible to have this same experience, designing the book seemed sometimes similar to creating an historical novel. Descriptions, film, artefacts and related reconstructions can help to provide brief windows and snapshots of the time, and Evelyn's letters accompany visual ideas that make them more imaginatively real.

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        Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik Ludwigshafen a/Rhein'.

      - Photogravure mit Bordüre v. Meisenbach Riffarth & Co. in Berlin n. Otto Bollhagen in Bremen, 1914, 55 x 94,5 Otto Bollhagen (1861 - 1924) wurde berühmt für seine Industriemalerei. - Die Ansicht zeigt eine Vogelschau der Fabrikanlage von BASF. - Oben rechts das 1913 eröffnete Werk in Oppau. - Oben links das BASF-Agrarzentrum Limburgerhof. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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

      William J. Comstock Co., New York 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Statues et Statuettes de Rois et de Particuliers (in 3 Bänden) HIER NUR BAND 3 - Catalogue Général des Antiquités Égyptiennes du Musée du Caire: Nos. 42192 - 42250, (IN FRANZÖSISCHER SPRACHE),

      Le Caire, Imprimerie de L´Institut francais D´Archéologie Orientale 1914. mit unzähligen Abbildungen von 58 Artefakten auf 53 Tafeln, 103 Seiten, 26x35, graues privater Bibliotheks-Leineneinband mit fachgerecht montierter Vorderdecke der Original-Broschur, SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR dieser wissenschaftlichen Samlung mit einem zweifarbigen Titel aus der Reihe:\"Service des Antiquités de l\'Égypte\", DIESER TITEL ERZIELT SCHON IMMER AUCH IN EINZELBÄNDEN HOHE PREISE Versand D: 5,00 EUR At 34003, Antike

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        Kriegsband der freien Bayerischen Schulzeitung 1914-1918

      Freie Bayerische Schulzeitung, Würzburg 1914 - Einband berieben, einzelne Seiten fleckig, Einbandecken und Kanten bestossen, grüner Schnitt, Buch ansonsten gut erhalten, - Text in altdeutscher Schrift deutsch pages. 4 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lands Forlorn. The Story of an Expeditionto Hearne's Coppermine River. With an Introduction by James Douglas.

      NewYork and London. G.P. Putnam's Sons. The Knickerbocker Press. 1914.. 1st Edition. Signed by Author(s) 23cm, first edition, xv,285p. with 180 plates and illustrations fromphotographs by the author, 2 rear folding maps, (unhinged), original bluecloth, spine titles faded, all edges worn, hinges and text shaken, a goodcopy, loosely inserted are a 1937 Canadian two dollars bill & aphotograph "Present birth of Noatvi! (spel?), Feb. 1949. (cgc) P.G.Downe's copy, Signed and Dated on the front free fly; P.G. Downes, witha typed note, hinged in: "A clear, beautifully illustrated account of oneof the really valuable pioneer trips in the far North, Douglas hassupplied a great deal of excellent material to the Canadian Governmentabout Great Bear Lake. His book follows the very best tradition of theNorthern writings and deservedly both by accomplishment and presentationtakes its place with the classics of HXXXX Hanbury, Simpson, Pike et al.****** Of further note: in the summer of 1938 I travelled by canoe andbarge from Ile a-la-Crosse Sak. to Great Bear Lake. On my return incrossing Great Slave Lake I found as a fellow traveller, George Douglas,the author of this book. We had many pleasant hours together and theinevitable game of chess. Later, when I was camped at Ft. Smith wecontinued this pleasant friendship. Douglas, though now a white-hairedman of over sixty had pursed prospecting activities on the south and eastshores of Slave Lake that summer. He is a remarkable gentleman. A fineand appreciative traveller. (In pencil on the front endpaper, he paid12.50. Abercrombie & Fitch, 1937.). G.M. Douglas was Nick Downes (P.G.'sson) godfather. A.B. 4070. Smith 2537. Descriptions of the routes.natural history, Indians and Eskimos; the hunting and geologicalobservations and prospecting especially in the copper Mountains. ".oneof the most charming narratives of travel in Canada that has appeared formany years. Milton and Cheadle, and Butler are the authors that occur toone for a comparison. one of the most notable features of the book isits photographs. The author is an expert photographer and the collectionof photos. of the scenery is of itself a very remarkable record. - ReviewHistorical Publication Vol. XIX. p193-5. .

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      Luther Burbank Press, New York 1914 - Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application is one of the first sets of books published using color photography and is the most-extensive publication of the work of Luther Burbank (1849–1926). Complete twelve-volume set published by the Luther Burbank Press in 1914 and 1915. The set was sold only by subscription. Three quality levels of binding were offered: simple cloth, embossed cloth, and leather. This is the leather-bound edition and is the only one of the sets bearing an original signature of Luther Burbank. SIGNED BY LUTHER BURBANK on a special tipped-in dedication leaf designed by Tiffany and Company. This set was presented to Henry W. O'Melveny with his name stamped in gilt on the green moire cloth endpaper. Henry W. O'Melveny was a founder of a prestigious law firm and one of the original members of the California State Parks Commission. Also with the silver foil bookplate of Randall Henderson, founder, editor and publisher of Desert Magazine. Each volume has 105 color photographs tipped in, for a total of 1260 photographs. Special paper was prepared for the volumes which was watermarked "The Luther Burbank Press." The photos provide an extensive record of Burbank’s work in Santa Rosa and Sebastopol from 1875 to 1914. Bound in the original decorative full calf stamped with embossed orange trees on both covers and spine, spines lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges uncut. Extremites somewhat scuffed, with occassional foxing in texts, otherwise firmly bound and very good or better internally. Luther Burbank was an American botanist and the best-known horticulturist in the United States. He developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants over his 55-year career. Burbank's varied creations included fruits, flowers, grains, grasses, and vegetables. Overall a complete and pleasing set. One of an unspecified number of sets signed by Luther Burbank. Priority shipping on this heavy set may require extra charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original caricature in pencil of the German-born American tenor and impresario Andreas Dippel (1866-1932)

      202 x 126 mm. Slightly worn; creased at central fold and slightly overall; pinholes to corners; remnants of former mount to verso. . With Gimbel Brothers identification tag to verso stating that the present caricature is reproduced in a book of Caruso caricatures published by La Follia in 1914. The caricature is also reproduced in the Dover Edition (1977) of Caruso's Caricatures, no. 342. Dippel was joint manager with Giulio Gatti-Casazza of the New York Metropolitan Opera from 1908-1910.

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        The Book of Common Prayer.according to the use of the Church of England [bound with] Hymns Ancient and Modern [bound with] Helps to the use of Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1914-18.

      Prayer book: Oxford; printed at the University Press / Hymn Book: London; William Clowes and Sons / Helps to the use of Hymns Ancient and Modern Oxford University Press the Kalendar dated -18 1914 - 24mo [text block 145 x 90mm], xxxvi, 699 [1]pp printed in red and black + [iv], 591 [1] + 63 [1]pp. Fine unsigned green morocco, both boards with broad gilt decoration within gilt rules with Maltese cross at corners, large cross inlaid red at centre; the spine faded to uniform brown, the compartments panelled with gilt rule, gilt dot at corners and simple gilt centre, lettered direct, board edges with gilt hatching, turn-ins gilt decorated with rules, dots and flowers, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Front fly-leaf inscribed; endpapers foxed; else a fine copy in a lovely binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon Old Tales from the North .

      Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. George H. Doran Company, New York [1914]. First edition. B/w illustrations in the text. (2),205 pp. + 25 tipped in color plates. Black boards with purple spine, pasted plate and gold lettering on the cover. Gold and black decorative endpapers. Fading to spine. Rubbing at edges on boards and to rear panel with small loss of paper. No foxing. 25 x 18,5 cm

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        \"Serenissimo cosmo Magno Duci Etrurjae\". Der Jahrmarkt von Impruneta. Blick über den Marktplatz mit reicher Figurenstaffage, im Hintergrund die Basilika die Pruneta, rechts ein Randbaum.

       Radierungen \"In Firenza\", um 1625, 39,5 x 67 cm. Abzug des 19. Jahrhunderts. - Thieme-Becker Bd. V, S. 406: \"Ganz besonders sei noch seine Meisterschaft in der Behandlung großer Menschenmengen innerhalb einer geschlossenen Komposition hervorgehoben. ... Die Darstellung des Florentiner Jahrmarkts, die sogen. `Madonna della Impruneta` ist in dieser Hinsicht das berühmte Hauptblatt\". - Darstellungen des Volksfestes, das jährlich am 18. Oktober, anläßlich eines wundertätigen Madonnenbildes, auf dem Kirchplatz des toskanischen Ortes Impruneta unweit von Florenz gefeiert wurde. Nicht weniger als 1138 Menschen, 137 Hunde, 67 Esel und 45 Pferde können in der Radierung gezählt werden. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Künstlergraphik, Kostüme

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        Russia with Theran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Handbook for Travellers. With 40 Maps and 78 Plans. First english edition. Kollationiert - Vollständig

      Leipzig: Karl Baedeker 1914 OLWd., lxiv, 590 Seiten, 12°, Karten und Stadtplaenen. Einband etwas berieben und abgegriffen; Hinter-Außengelenk auf Ruecken tw. eingerissen. Karten und Plaene in gutem Zustand. Schnitt leicht beschmutzt, Heftklammer leicht gerostet, sonst guter Zustand.Reiseführer, Baedeker

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        Anna Karenina, SCARCE JACKET

      Crowell, 1914 - A Fine book in the very scarce unclipped jacket that's NF with minor chips at extremities and light browning, minor stain to spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Liber Sententiarum IV [Four Books of the Sentences]; illuminated medieval manuscript on parchment

      ILLUMINATED MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT IN LATIN ON PARCHMENT, Northern Italy c. 1240-60. 192 x 133 mm. 184 folios on parchment, preceded by a single flyleaf, complete (collation, i-x12 xi14 xii-xiii8 xiv-xv12 xvi10 [of 12; two canceled blanks]), written in a careful Gothic bookhand in two columns of 38 lines (justification, 125 x 83-84 mm.), ruled in ink with top and bottom horizontal rules full across, prickings in the upper and lower margins, chapter lists in four columns, red rubrics, red and blue running titles, 1-line initials in red or blue with simple pen decoration, 2-line initials in red or blue with contrasting pen decoration, five 3- to 8-line painted initials in orange, dark red, or both, some infilled with green leaves encircling a bright floral motif on blue, green, and yellow or red and blue grounds, edged in orange or yellow, all with white highlights, initials on ff. 3 and 115v followed by the opening words of the text in decorative 2- to 3-line red or blue majuscules with contrasting pen decoration. BINDING: Fifteenth- or early sixteenth-century French binding brown leather over wooden boards, blind-stamped with two sets of double rules forming a rectangular outer frame, with additional double rules in a lattice pattern in the center panel, interspersed with small stamps (fleur-de-lys, the face of Jesus, stag, maltese cross, and armorial shield with fleur-de-lys) placed in the corners of the outer panel, and in three rows across the center panel, spine with three raised bands, green head and tail bands, front pastedown and flyleaf from a single large late fourteenth- or fifteenth-century document in French in a cursive Gothic script, now trimmed on all four sides, two strap and pin fore-edge fastenings, front to back, with pins on the lower board and replacement straps attached to the upper board. TEXT: The Sentences of Peter Lombard was the most important medieval textbook on theology. Peter Lombard (c. 1100-1160) was the first truly magisterial teacher of the emerging schools of Paris, which were to become the greatest of all medieval universities. He studied in Paris under Hugh of Saint-Victor and Abelard, both important influences on his thought. The Sentences, his most important work, dates from the middle of the twelfth century. It is a systematic presentation of Christian theology constructed from a compilation of different sententiae (opinions or judgments) of the Church Fathers. Apart from the Bible, there is no theological work more commented on than the Sentences. Surviving in numerous manuscripts, the Sentences is available only sporadically on the market. This is an unusually small example, decorated with fine colorful initials. PROVENANCE: Copied in Northern Italy in the middle of the thirteenth century, c. 1240-60. Some elements of decoration and penwork suggest that it may have been copied in the Northeast, perhaps in Venice or Padua, where contemporary small-format Bibles may have supplied a model for this unusually small manuscript. Belonged to a monk, one brother Matthew, in the second half of the fourteenth century; an inscription on f. 183v identifies the house where the monk studied, possibly the Abbey of St. Martin in Arces-Sur-Gironde in Southwestern France, and indicates that he obtained the book in Paris. Belonged to the Abbey of St. Martin; fourteenth-century inscription on f. 184. A fifteenth-century institutional inscription on f. 183v may indicate that the book remained there. Sold in Paris, 1914, by Librairie Théophile Belin. Belonged to Hans Fürstenberg (1890-1982), a Jewish banker and noted collector of books and bindings; his bookplate. Passed to Furstenberg-Beaumesnil foundation after his death. CONDITION: Severe cracking along both sides of spine, partially detached, bottom of spine missing, front and back covers somewhat worn, some worming on the opening folios, but otherwise in excellent condition. Full description and photographs available (TM 772).

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      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd,. 1914. original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold.. Corner tips lightly worn, some very faint staining to cloth at edges,. mainly at lower corners, a clean, tight, very good copy with bright. cover stamping. Actually, a very nice copy of a scarce book. (#148976). First edition. A series of eight connected criminous tales featuring Severac Bablon, a Jewish Robin Hood. The series was published in Cassell's Magazine beginning in June 1912. Rohmer's second book of fiction, preceded by THE MYSTERY OF DR. FU-MANCHU (1913) and two earlier nonfiction books. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Reginald 12397. Hubin (1994), p. 696. Day, p. 16.

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        zugleich Organ der dt. Gesellschaft für angewandte Entomologie. Hrsg.von Karl Escherich. Bände 1-29 (ohne Band 12, 18, 25, 26). Zus. 25 komplette Jahrgänge.

      Berlin, Parey, 1914-1942. - Je Band ca. 600 S. mit zahlr. Abb. im Text und auf Tafeln. *Beiliegend folgende Einzelhefte aus den fehlenden 4 Jahrgängen: Band 18, Heft 2 / Band 25, Heft 1+4 / Jahrgang 26, Heft 1,3,4. In Band 7 sind zusätzlich 2 monographische Beihefte eingebunden. - Vorsätze und Titel mit altem Stempel, gelegentlich minimale Gebrauchs- oder Lagerspuren. Insgesamt in guter und sauberer Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 25000 24 uniforme Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit Papierrückenschild, Band 17 ungebunden in 3 Orig.-Lieferungen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Shots and Snapshots in British East Africa

      London: Longmans Green, 1914. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 312 pp., 51 ill., 2 pull out rear pocket maps. Bibliography. A one year safari for a host of big game with photos of all the trophies bagged. Mostly along the Tana River area. Much on elephants. Really good reading, reasonably scarce title. A lovely solid near fine copy in orig. gilt cloth.

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        A VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD MADE BY JOEL ROOT 1802 - 1806 [cover title]

      [N.p., 1914. Small folio. Original limp blue morocco, gilt. Inscribed on front fly leaf. Light wear to extremities, slightly heavier to corners and spine ends. Internally clean. Very good. A very interesting narrative of a voyage made by Joel Root (b. 1770), a native of Southington, Connecticut, as supercargo and director of a voyage on the ship Huron which left New Haven in April 1802 in search of hair seals for the American market and fur seals to be sold in China. Clearing Cape Horn in January 1803, they arrived at the Mocha, Lobos, and St. Mary's islands off the coast of South America, where they found a large population of seals. Root and a small party were blown off course in a whale boat and temporarily separated from the Huron. After being briefly imprisoned at Concepcion, they rejoined the Huron on Feb. 25. The captain headed for the Lobos Islands off the coast of Peru, while Root chose to stay behind on St. Mary's Island off the coast of Chile. With part of the crew he was able to take ten thousand seal skins. On the return of the Huron, they set sail on Sept. 25 for the island of Massafuero, one of the Juan Ferdinand Islands, also off the coast of Chile. There Root proposed to take fur seals for the China market, while the Huron returned to the U.S. with its cargo of nineteen thousand skins. "Mr. Root was surprized to find on the island more men than seals....In all there were about 150 men." These were lone sealers left behind by various ships. Root himself took about 4,000 skins, and purchased another 5,000 or more from the loners who had been threatened by the Viceroy of Peru with imprisonment if they failed to leave the island. In fire sale fashion, Root bought the skins for twenty-five to fifty cents each, and upon reaching Canton he sold them for ninety-five cents a piece and invested the proceeds in China goods which he then sold in Hamburg. From Hamburg he sailed for St. Petersburg, where he bought a cargo of mixed goods to sell on his return to the United States. He reached New Haven again on Oct. 30, 1806. Four other manuscript versions of Root's narrative have been located, all in some way different. There is also a published account of the voyages in the PAPERS OF THE NEW HAVEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Vol. 5, 1894) which differs markedly from this. That version is told in the first person while this is in the third; it is generally more detailed but omits two substantial sections included here which tell of an encounter with pirates at Sumatra and an incident with a disgruntled sealer who almost murdered Root. The present narrative was written by Dr. Emile B. Gardette, Root's grandson-in-law, based on accounts related to him by Root in 1836. According to the text, Gardette wrote this in 1841. As suggested by some of the wording, he may also have used an account which was written in 1840 by Root himself for his family. The original manuscript of that account is not located, but the New-York Historical Society lists a "transcript of memoir originally written in 1840 and subsequently copied by [Root's] daughter in 1847." East Carolina University's Joyner Library also holds a copy of the 1840 memoir, photocopied from an unspecified source and previously owned by Jake D. Moore of Kingston, North Carolina. The University of Montana likewise holds a copy with more or less the same text as the present copy, though theirs is fifty-six pages rather than seventy- three, and is described as a "photocopy of a typescript" with added photographs and genealogy. As for Gardette's manuscript (the original source for our typescript and the version at the University of Montana), the Connecticut Historical Society lists what it calls a "biography" written circa 1841, a "handwritten narrative" that could be Gardette's account. For remarks on Root's successful enterprise, see Busch's WAR AGAINST SEALS: A HISTORY OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SEAL FISHERY (McGill, 1985).

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        The Wonderground Map of London Town "The Heart of Britain's Empire Here is Spread Out For Your View it Shows You Many Stations & Bus Routes Not a Few You Have Not the Time to Admire It All? Why Not Take A Map Home to Pin on Your Wall!"

      London.: The Westminster Press.. Copyright 1914. [ 1928].. Color pictorial / pictographic map sheet 29 1/4 x 36 1/2 inches, originally folded as issued, now professionally restored and mounted on linen. Tiny chips to edges and corners now infilled, light wear and separations to folds all professionally restored and virtually invisible, the poster appearing fresh and clean. Originally published in 1914 as an advertising poster for the London Underground, this design proved so popular that it was subsequently in several different editions. It has been suggested (on the blog of Tim Bryars) that this particular edition with an image of a greyhound and "On to Wembley" at the upper left of the map was issued at the time of the introduction of greyhound racing at Wembley in December 1927 "with a dog named Spin winning the very first race." The greyhound's jacket in the print carries the letter 'S' endorsing this suggestion. An outstanding and innovative graphic - an explosion of color and humor - the poster sparked a revival in interest in decorative cartography around the world which continues today, a century later. .

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        Autograph letter signed in full to Mr. Frank Garlichs, treasurer of the Metropolitan Opera.

      2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated London, June 13, 1914. In black ink. On stationery with "Gerrard 4343. Savoy Hotel, London." printed at head. In English. With original autograph envelope, ca. 110 x 165 mm., with name and address of recipient ("Mr. Frank Garlichs Metropolitan Op. House New York.") and return address ("U.S.A.") to recto. "Savoy Hotel" printed to verso. Postmarked London, June 13, [19]14. Caruso thanks Garlichs for a substantial cash advance for the Metropolitan Opera's 1914-1915 season. He tells him when his season at Covent Garden will close. "Many thanks for all informations[!] and for the receipt of the Columbia Bank of N.Y. in wich[!] you have deposit[!] in my account $9000 rapresenting[!] the advance that your Co owes me in account season 1914/15... My season here will be over at the 30th of this month and I will go in Italy. Please accept my best regards and excuse my Englisch[!]." Very slightly worn; creased at central fold; occasional light smudging of ink, with no loss to text. Envelope slightly worn, soiled and stained; remnants of adhesive black paper mount to verso. . The 1914 season would be Caruso's last at Covent Garden. World War I erupted shortly after the season concluded, and Caruso did not return after the War's end in 1918.

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