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        Men of the deep Waters

      [Quotation, 2ll.] By William Hope Hodgson, Author of “The Boats of the ‘Glen Carrig’,” “The House on the Borderland,” “The Night Land,” “Carnacki the Ghost Finder,” etc. London, Eveleigh Nash, 1914. Integral leaf publisher’s advertisements at end; pp.303+[i (blank)]+[2]; dark red fine rough buckram ruled blind on front cover, lettered black on front cover and spine; lower-edges uncut. Edges foxed, and some light foxing passim; otherwise a nice copy. This title not in Locke’s ‘Spectra’; Currey, p.243 listing two bindings: “red cloth lettered in gold on spine and front cover” and “pink cloth lettered in black on spine”. The present copy does not correspond to either, and would seem to be intermediate between the two. Eleven stories and two poems collected from periodicals in which they had appeared between 1906 and 1913. Several are fantasy or horror, and one or two give interesting glimpses into the origins of Hodgson’s novels: On the Bridge; The Sea Horses; The Derelict; My House shall be called The House of Prayer; From the Tideless Sea (two parts); The Captain of the Onion Boat; The Voice in the Night; Through the Vortex of a Cyclone; The Mystery of the Derelict; and The Shamraken Homeward-Bounder. The poems are The Song of the Great Bull Whale, and Grey Seas are Dreaming of my Death. In this copy the following errata and typographical flaws have been noted (state or issue significance, if any, undetermined): p.14, l.22, ‘i’ of ‘ice’ too heavy; p.170, l.4, ‘a’ of ‘lamp’ slightly dropped, l.6, ‘h’ of ‘hour’ too heavy; p.176, l.7, ‘moustrous’ for ‘monstrous’; p.191, l.21, ‘explained’ for ‘exclaimed’; p.198, l.25, ‘a’ of ‘reached’ too heavy; p.210, l.19, ‘i’ of ‘side’ too heavy; p.226, penultimate line, risen space after ‘This’; p.234, l.15, ‘o’ too heavy in ‘brought’. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Herbert Hoover: Stand For the Right in the Great Issues Before Us

      - ÒThe question as to who wins in these contests is to me of less importance than that we keep faith.ÓWhen World War I began, Hoover was a consultingengineer in the mining industry, yetsix years later his name was already being includedin lists of potential presidential nominees.This letter gives us an insight into why.In 1914 he was asked to organize and directan American Relief Committee to aid U.S. citizensstranded in Europe. This was followedby his appointment as head of the Commissionfor Relief in Belgium, where his fine workin this highly visible office brought him fame.When the U.S. entered the war in April of 1917, President Wilson appointed Hoover food administrator, withinstructions to increase food production, reduce consumption, eliminate waste, stabilize prices and improve distribution.After the war ended, he went to Europe and established the American Relief Administration to assist ineconomic restoration and the feeding of millions of undernourished children. Returning to the U.S. in September1919, with success after success to his credit, HooverÕs friends launched a campaign to secure for him the Republicannomination for president. Here are the principles he intended to bring to the job.Typed Letter Signed on American Relief Administration letterhead, 1 page 4to, June 22, 1920, to RobertMarden.ÓThis is just a personal note to express in part my gratitude for the generous support which you have given to me.It has indeed been a great honor to have you feel that I am fitted for the great office of President. The question as to whowins in these contests is to me of less importance than that we keep faith in the great issues before us. We shall have yearsof great trial in the solution of most difficult questions and, although we have not had our own way as to the tools for theirsolution, we have no less obligation to stand vigorously for the right handling of these issues.ÓWhile he did not get the nomination, Americans were enthusiastic about HooverÕs stands on principle. The newpresident, Warren G. Harding, made him Secretary of Commerce, a position he continued to hold under HardingÕssuccessor, Calvin Coolidge. As head of the Department of Commerce, Hoover strengthened and expandedits activities, especially relating to federal regulation of the new technologies of radio broadcasting and commercialaviation. When Coolidge withdrew from the 1928 presidential race, the Republicans nominated Hoover onthe first ballot. HooverÕs letters seldom contain his political philosophy, so this one is exceptional. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1914 Through December 1914 *ASSOCIATION COPY*

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia, 1914, Half Leather, Book Condition: Fair, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Photo inside the Nelson exchange; Satisfactory growth in past year; Four-page article with photos on prospects for the Kaslo area; 6-page article with photos on 'Modern treatment of the Insane' - the establishment of Colony Farm by the Provincial Government; Photo of enormous fallen tree near Westholme; Table ranking exchanges in order of per cent good toll calls; Statement of Development - la table listing number of phones operating per exchange as at 1 December 1913; Photo montage of three Vancouver Island telephone officials; Company has caught up with its construction work; 7-page feature on Victoria, 'The Pride of the Last West' with great photos; Photo of 'Vancouver's Newest Skyscraper' - a 15-story building under construction at the corner of Hastings and Richards; Telephone Service Excellent; 7-page article with excellent photos of the Britannia Mine; Telephone Cables Underground (in Vancouver); photo of company vehicle; Photo of Port Alberni Exchange; Large photo of the Seymour Exchange under construction (Steel frame erected); 5-page illustrated feature of Port Alberni - the magnetic city on the west coast; The giving of good telephone service; Some transmission problems of the B.C. Telephone Co.; Photo inside Port Alberni Exchange; First teleautograph west of Chicago - at the new Hotel Vancouver; 5-page feature of towns that silver put on map - New Denver, Silverton, Sandon, surrounding which is the Slocan District, in which is located the Standard Mine - photos; Recent developments in telephone transmission; April trouble record in Seymour office; Wonderful photo-montage of Vancouver's business district; First Telephone Switchboard in use in Vancouver, 1885; Before and after photos of Point Grey Road and Powell St.; View of Granville St. from the C.P.R. Depot; Photo of the almost completed Hudson's Bay store; Two great panoramic photos of the Vancouver Harbour, from the water and from the land; Photo of Hastings St. West, looking east; photo of the new Hotel Vancouver; Photo montage of some of Vancouver's fine homes; Photo of English Bay Bathing Beach; large photo of Second Beach, Stanley Park; Photo of the Interurban Depot B.C.E.R.Co.; View of Grand Forks looking west; Photo of the Granby smelter, largest in the British Empire; 5-page feature on Grand Forks; What are the duties of a Wire Chief?; Photos of the B.C. Tel. float as appeared in the Vancouver Pageant; Interior Telephone Extensions - exchanges of Kootenay, Boundary and Slocan to be connected; 1899 Vernon and Nelson Telephone Co. Ltd. phone directory; Operator School photo; Nice photo of the 6 chief operators of the Kootenay District; Where operators are trained - illustrated multi-page article; Personnel of Plant Organization; Marketing Telephone Poles - 2 page article with 2 photos; Operator's School Equipment; Cover photo of public telephone booths at the C.P.R. Depot, Vancouver; Nice photo of the Seymour general public office, Vancouver; Work of the Commercial Department - 6 pages with many photos of personnel; Printing a Telephone Directory; Getting out the Monthly Accounts - 2 photos; Telephony on the battlefield - use in the Russian-Japanese War; Photo in head office in Vancouver; Making the Telephone Valuable; photo portraits of executives William Farrell, George Halse, and others; Company printing office; Panoramic view of operators working the Seymour Exchange (plus cartoon view of the average subscriber's imagined idea of life in an exchange; How a storage battery is made; The Traffic Department and the Public; Accident prevention and First Aid - 7 pages with photos; and more. Average wear. Backstrip almost loose. Narrow opening along back hinge. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon top edge. Mr. LaBelle's signature appears inside front board and his initials are penned to top edge. Mr. LaBelle's photo appears in the September issue. Pencil markings on one page. Binding somewhat tender but intact, Association Copy

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        The World Set Free: A Story of Mankind

      New York: Dutton, 1914 - A science fiction title published on the eve of World War I. Wells anticipates both the atomic bomb and the United Nations. Fine in a very appealing example of the rare dustwrapper, which has had some professional restoration. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia Volume1-2

      VERNON LAW BOOK COMPANY, KANSAS CITY, MO 1914 - Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia Volume 1 A-K page 1-1810. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia Volume 2 L-Z page 1811-3504. Third Revision. General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. Gold gilt on cover and spine. No bookplate. Few markings on front free endpage. DATE PUBLISHED: 1914 EDITION: 3504 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manual of Training for Jungle & River Warfare ... Illustrated by Photographs and Sketches by the Author

      London : T. Werner Laurie, 1914. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : 124 p : diagrs. , plates ; 17 cm. Subject: Jungle warfare. Riverine operations. Bush warfare. Series: [Laurie's Military Text Books. Vol. 1]. Good copy+ in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans etc. On request.

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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon

      London; Hodder & Stoughton, 1914, HardbackVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked navy cloth. Highly uncommon as such. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat toned and dust-dulled as with age. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 206 pages; Illustrated endpapers. Description: 5 p. L. , 9-206 p. Col. Front. , illus. , col. Plates tipped in with tissue guards and descriptive letterpress. 23 cm. Subjects: Fairy tales & Folklore --Norway.

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        2 autograph letters signed to Mrs. Benjamin Osgood Peirce

      1914-1926. <p>Bridgman, Percy Williams (1881-1961). (1) Autograph letter signed to Mrs. Benjamin Osgood Peirce. N.p., n.d. [ca. January 1914]. 1 page plus integral blank. 175 x 139 mm. (2) Autograph letter signed to Mrs. Peirce. Cambridge, Mass., October 3, 1926. 1 sheet, on letterhead of Harvard University&#39;s Jefferson Physical Laboratory. 268 x 204 mm. Together 2 items. Tiny marginal tears in 1926 letter, but both letters fine otherwise.</p><p>From American physicist and philosopher of science Percy W. Bridgman, professor of physics at Harvard and winner of the 1946 Nobel Prize for his discoveries made in the field of high pressure physics, to the widow of American mathematician Benjamin Osgood Peirce (1854-1914). Peirce, author of the influential textbook Elements of the Theory of Newtonian Potential Function (1886), was instrumental in developing the teaching of mathematical physics at Harvard. Bridgman, who obtained his PhD. in physics at Harvard in 1908 and was appointed an instructor in physics by the university in 1910, would have known Peirce both as a student and as a fellow faculty member.</p><p>Bridgman&#39;s first letter to Mrs. Peirce, written shortly after Peirce&#39;s death on January 14, 1914, expresses his condolences in almost poetic fashion:</p><p>"We hope that these flowers may not be too late with their message of our sympathy and love. They are late because we too have been passing through a deep experience, although ours had a happy ending. Our little daughter [Jane Bridgman] was born Thursday morning. It seemed to me through the long hours of waiting that birth must be very close to death itself. I am sure that now I realize a little more than I could before all that this means to you . . ."</p><p>In his second letter, written twelve years later, Bridgman thanks Mrs. Peirce for sending him Peirce&#39;s Mathematical and Physical Papers 1903-1913 (1926), which had recently been published:</p><p>"This is to thank you and to let you know how highly I shall prize the collection of Professor Peirce&#39;s papers which you have just sent me. You would be surprised if you knew how many times I think of Professor Peirce as I go about the Laboratory, or as I prepare my lectures in the courses which were once his; the influence which he had I shall never forget. . . . "</p><p>In 1926 Bridgman had just been appointed to Harvard&#39;s Hollis Professorship of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, which Peirce had held from 1888 until his death in 1914. Dictionary of Scientific Biography.</p>

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam

      1914. first edition. The Inspiration for The Grateful Dead 1971 Album Cover"Oh, come with old Khayyám, and leave the Wise&#133;"SULLIVAN, Edmund J., illustrator. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With drawings by Edmund J. Sullivan. New York: Dutton & Co., [1914]. First American Edition illustrated by Sullivan. Quarto (9 7/8 x 7 7/16 inches; 252 x 189 mm.). xvi, [300] pp. Color frontispiece with original tissue-guard and seventy-five full-page black and white illustrations. Publishers red cloth over boards, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, lower edge uncut. Inner hinge expertly and almost invisibly strengthened, minor darkening to end-papers from dust-jacket flaps, but still a very fine copy, the gilt as bright and fresh as one could ever wish for. Complete with the original purple dust jacket pictorially decorated in gilt. Jacket spine faded, split along front spine fold and with minor chipping on top-edge.This is a very rare book and is the only copy we have ever seen in the original dust jacket. This first American edition was printed from the same sheets as the British edition of the previous year. The printers imprint on the last leaf reads "Howard & Jones, Ltd., Art Printers, 26-28 Bury Street, London, E.C."Edmund Joseph Sullivan (1869-1933), usually known as E. J. Sullivan, was a British book illustrator who worked in a style which merged the British tradition of illustration from the 1860s with aspects of Art Nouveau. Sullivan&#39;s style is comparable to that of Aubrey Beardsley, but is more romantic than Beardley&#39;s acerbic manner. Sullivan adapted his style to use the faux-Rococotechniques he had developed in his play-illustrations in order to combine them with bizarre images of strange fantastical figures, drawing on the genre of the grotesque. His Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, first published in London in 1913, then in New York in 1914 has a more modern day claim to fame. Here, among many fanciful and beautiful black-and-white drawings, he used images of skeletons and animated pots. One such &#39;skeleton&#39; image (plate opposite Chapter XXVl) was appropriated by Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley for a Grateful Dead poster in 1966, and album cover in 1971.

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        Ponteach or the Savages of America

      CAXTON CLUB, CHICAGO 1914 - Tooled leather spine. With slip case. The Size of the slip case is 10 x 7. No writings. No bookplate. DATE PUBLISHED: 1914 EDITION: 257 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portrait of Martha Albrand

      n.p., n.d. - A fine portrait by Al Hirschfeld of mystery writer Martha Albrand (1914 - 1981), one hand dangling a cigarette, the other idly tapping out words on a typewriter 24" x 21" in. Pen and ink on paper, SIGNED ("HIRSCHFELD 3") lower right. Framed [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Reichsgesetzblatt. 1914-1937 (lacking 1928 pt. 1, 1931 pt. 2, 1932 pt. 2, 1933 pt. 2, 1934 pt. 2 1st half (if published)

      Berlin 1914-1937 - **FREE domestic shipping until Nov. 16** 47 volumes, lacking 1928 pt. 1, 1931 pt. 2, 1932 pt. 2, 1933 pt. 2, 1934 pt. 2 1st half (if published), minor ownership markings, else good-very good. Photos available upon request.

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        Die unregelmässige Herztätigkeit.

      . Leipzig, Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, 1914, 4°, VI, 249 pp., 109 Abb., orignal geprägter Leinenband; kleiner restaurierter Abriss am Titelblatt; frisches Exemplar.. Erste Ausgabe des bedeutenden Werk, das heute noch als Grundpfeiler der Arrhythmiediagnostik gilt." - "In den Jahren 1898 bis 1901 veröffentlichte Wenckebach seine sphygmographischen Studien zur Analyse des unregelmäßigen Pulses und stellte anhand der Befunde ein Rhythmusschema zur Analyse des unregelmäßigen Pulses auf. Bereits 1898/99 hatten seine Studien zur Beschreibung der Extrasystolie und zur Entdeckung der Wenckebach-Periodik geführt, die eine besondere Form des partiellen atrioventrikulären Herzblockes darstellt und bei der das PQ-Intervall solange zunimmt, bis ein QRS-Komplex ausfällt". - "In den Jahren 1906/07 beschrieb er in seinen Beiträgen zur Kenntnis der menschlichen Herztätigkeit das nach ihm benannte Wenckebach-Bündel, ein Internodalbündel, das vom oberen und hinteren Rand des Sinusknoten ausgeht, die Vena cava superior nach hinten umfaßt, den Sinus intercavernosus kreuzt und im Septum intercavernosum zum AV-Knoten zieht." - "Sein Werk 'Die unregelmässige Herztätigkeit und ihre klinische Bedeutung' erschien 1914. In dieser Abhandlung, die zu einem Klassiker der rhythmologischen Literatur wurde, beschreibt Wenckebach die durch Zufall bei einem Patienten mit Vorhofflimmern gemachten Beobachtungen über die Wirksamkeit der antiarrhythmischen Substanz Chinin. Damit ist Wenckebach als Begründer der medikamentösen Arrhythmiebehandlung anzusehen." Berndt Lüderitz, Gesch. Herzrhythmustörungen, pp.62-65 - Karel Frederik Wenckebach (1864-1940)"Wenckebach was the first to demonstrate (pp.173-175) the value of quinine in the treatment of paroxysmal fibrillation. The same work contains a number of excellent descriptions of various forms of cardiac arrhythmia." - "As a result of his studies on the arrhythmias with the polygraph, Wenckebach had great influence on electrocardiography. He also was one of the first to suggest that the various disorders of the heartbeat which were produced in experimental animals were of the same nature as those observed clinically in man." - G.E.Bruch & N.P. de Pasquale, A History of Electrocardiography, pp.83f. - - - Garrison & Morton No.2844; Waller 10207

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        Signed Original Autograph Letter Display

      Rodin, n.p. n.d. [July 9th, c 1914 -1918] - Auguste Rodin [born François-Auguste-René Rodin; 12 November 1840 - 17 November 1917]. French artist, most famous as a sculptor & the preeminent French sculptor of his time, and remains one of the few sculptors widely recognized outside the visual arts community; creator of THE KISS [1886] & THE THINKER [1879-1889] two of the most recognized works in all of sculpture. Undated 7" x 9" ALS [1/2 page, 16 mo., n.d.] in fine condition: In French - Addressed to 'Mon cher ami' - 'My dear fiend' - asking to be given a few more days "so that I am a little less buried in my problems." He suggests meeting on Thursday afternoon, Boulivard of Italy. "We can get together and talk about our business." Signed 'Amitié de votre' - 'In friendship' / A. Rodin. Framed & glazed with an artistic photo print portrait of Rodin as background to an overall size of 12" x 17" 1/2. Double matted in an elegant dark brown toned & brushed wood frame. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Archive of 42 Letters on Sales of Early Vintage Cars

      Background: The Jackson Automotive Company was known for its extraordinarily well built cars; particularly, their luxury models built in 1914 with the Jackson Imperial at $1885.00 being their largest and most expensive and while sales were made all across the Eastern United States, the New York sales division was where the greatest number of sales took place. Earlier their focus was on racing cards and in 1908 the Jackson entry led at the Indianapolis 500 which was stopped at 235 miles due to poor track conditions and a deadly wreck; therefore, the organizers refused to declare a winner. After entering three race cars in the 1911 Indianapolis 500 they moved to emphasizing beautiful cars instead of the racing variety and at one time had 500 works producing 2,000 cars a year before the assembly line concept was introduced. E.A. Dorflinger with whom they worked closely and whose letters are in this collection was known for his craftsmanship and entrepreneurial life. Among the enclosed papers is the original selling agreement giving him exclusive rights in his community to sell five Jackson Automobiles. Here we learn about early dealer percentages (22.5%) and factory breaks on shipping. The 42 items of correspondence often show the problems of ordering parts in the pre-assembly line era. Precision was needed and supplying the needed part meant individual manufacturing once the initial small stock was exhausted. In the years they produced three models: The Olympic, the Majestic, and the Imperial. In a later letter the Sultanic models as touring cars were offered and were being advertised in magazines up until the beginning of World War I. It is obvious that Mr. Dorflinger was not selling cars but ordering the few remaining parts for repairs. In their series of letters beginning on May 1, 1915 they repeat they are expecting orders The next series of letters reflect that the company was dealing with someone who made promises but had no plan to fulfill them. This is a remarkable collection on the early days of vintage automobiles and the problems with both distribution and finding car companies for their small number of models. A very nice collection housed in a binder and each letter in protective plastic..

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        Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift: Konvolut der Jahrgänge 1 - 9 ( 1914 - 1922 )

      Wien, Leipzig, Braumüller, 1914.. ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1914 - 1922, herausgegeben von den Professoren: Gustav Günther, Rudolf Hartl, Karl Keller, Leopold Reisinger, Theodor Schmidt, Josef Schnürer, Wilhelm Zwick ) Vorhanden sind die Bände 1914 - 1915 - 1916 - 1917 - 1918 - 1919 - 1920 - 1921 - 1922. Der erste Jahrgang mit LXI, 616 Seiten, 13 Abbildungen im Text sowie 5 teils farbigen Tafeln / der zweite Jahrgang mit LXXV, 592 Seiten, 13 Abbildungen im Text und 5 teils farbigen Tafeln / der dritte Jahrgang mit XXV, 560 Seiten und 15 Abbildungen im Text sowie 7 teils farbigen Tafeln / der vierte Jahrgang mit XX, 556 Seiten und 8 Abbildungen im Text sowie 10 Tafeln / der fünfte Jahrgang mit XIX, 380 Seiten und 1 Abbildung im Text sowie 2 Tafeln / der sechste Jahrgang mit XXIII, 424 Seiten mit 3 Abbildungen im Text und 6 teils farbigen Tafeln / der siebte Jahrgang mit XVIII, 390 Seiten und 1 Abbildung im Text sowie 6 teils farbigen Tafeln / der achte Jahrgang mit XVIII, 348 Seiten und 4 Abbildungen im Text sowie 11 teils farbigen Tafeln / der neunte Jahrgang mit XXIX, 560 Seiten und 36 Abbildungen auf 10 Tafeln. Jeweils in Bibliothekshalbleinen mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, 8°. Einbände teils berieben, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarke auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, Papier teils stärker gebräunt, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten mit kleinen Anstreichungen. Bei Jahrgang 5 einige Seiten eselsohrig. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Die vollständige Folge der ersten 9 Jahrgänge dieser Zeitschrift ist selten. ( Gesamtgewicht 9000 Gramm ) ( Lagerort LG ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        Cubismo e futurismo

      Firenze: La Voce, 1914. Prima edizione (First Edition). Bella rilegatura amatoriale in cartone con tassello al piatto prodotta alla Scuola del Libro di Urbino. Volume dalla biblioteca di Leonardo Castellani (Rebound). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Con 32 illustrazioni di Balla, Boccioni, Braque, Carrà, Cezanne, Picasso, Russolo, Severini, Soffici. Prima edizione (Al frontespizione è riportata "2a edizione" in quanto si considera la precedente edizione di "Cubismo e oltre") Piccolo alone di umido alla parte sup. delle tavole senza interessamento delle immagini. Leggere fioriture

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        Luther Burbank : His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application / Prepared from His Original Field Notes Covering More Than 100, 000 Experiments Made During Forty Years Devoted to Plant Improvement.... -[Complete in 12 Volumes]

      New York, [N. Y. ] ; London : Luther Burbank Press, 1914-15, 1914, Hardback, First EditionGood to very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Minor generalized wear to extremities of covers, with scattered dust-dulling and staining. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans on request. ; 1 pages; Description: 12 v. : col. Ill. , facsims. ; 25 cm. Frontispiece, illustrations, etc. , are mounted. Includes indexes. Subjects; Plant breeding.

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, December 30th, 1914 - Blockbuster Article Displays Evidence Against Belgium

      The International Monthly, New York, 1914, Stapled, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, 32 pages. This issue is twice as long as previous issues due to its blockbuster treatment of "The Case of Belgium" with reproductions of documents incriminating to Belgium. Features: The (New York) "Times" in Despair; Irish Home Rule Bill; Government Control of Public Utilities, by Frank Koester; "I Protest", by Clara Viebig - one of the foremost novelists of Europe; We Demand Real Neutrality; What is an American German?, by Representative Richard A. Bartholdt of Missouri; The Case of Belgium - In the light of official reports found in the secret archives of the Belgium Government after the occupation of Brussels with fascimiles of the documents - a major article; cartoon shows a German dog being taken before an English firing squad; England's Embarrassment is Ireland's Opportunity; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy, Magazine

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        Russian Collection of Dunhuang art(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) E CANG DUN HUANG YI SHU PIN 3

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Pages Number: 374 Eluosiao Oldenburg expedition in 1914. shot in the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang more than 2.000 photographs. the only more than 1.000 sites. These Mogao Grottoes location photos. real comprehensively reflect the face of 80 years ago. the Mogao Grottoes. and the French Paul Pelliot Dunhuang Caves in the catalog can complement each other. The Mogao Grottoes. after repair. reinforcement. location photos reflect the original look of the early 20th century. interior photo... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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      Paris: L. Carteret, 1914. No. 154 OF 200 COPIES n. Hardcover. 286 x 216 mm (11 1/4 x 8 1/2"). With half titles in each volume. Two volumes. No. 154 OF 200 COPIES. VERY FINE DARK GREEN STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT, BY BERTHE VAN REGEMORTER, covers with gilt frame of urns and floral garlands, raised bands, spines attractively gilt in stippled compartments with a central cluster of flowers, turn-ins with simple gilt frame, fuchsia-colored silk endleaves, patterned flyleaves, all edges gilt. Original paper wrappers bound in. With 34 color etchings comprising two title vignettes, six large head- and six large tailpieces, and 20 full-page plates by G. Jeanniot, all with tissue guards, plus an additional suite of all illustrations in black and white, and WITH AN ORIGINAL COLORED PENCIL STUDY FOR ONE OF THE PLATES, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, laid in. A Large Paper Copy. Verso of front free endleaf with ex libris of H. J. Hintze; patterned flyleaf with bookplate of Albert Natural. AN EXTRAORDINARILY FINE COPY with only the most trivial of imperfections, the ornate binding sparkling and entirely unworn. This is a virtually pristine example of the elegant work produced by Belgian binder Berthe van Regemorter (1879-1964), who had apprenticed at Sangorski & Sutcliffe--one of the few women to do so--before opening her own workshop in Antwerp. She first worked privately under Brussels binder Joseph Hendrickx and with finisher Louis Jacobs before travelling to London to continue her studies. We can see here the influence of Sangorski & Sutcliffe, and perhaps even more evident is the impact of Cobden-Sanderson and his pupils. The stippled spine compartments, with their clever use of negative space to create a large six-petalled flower around the central floral cluster, looks particularly English (not to mention beautiful). Van Regemorter went on to teach her craft at the Vrije Akademie in Antwerp and at Henry van de Velde&#39;s Institut Supérieur des Arts Décoratif at La Cambre. She became a scholar of the structural analysis of bookbindings, a field described as "bookbinding-archaeology." Her importance to the history of bookbinding in Belgium was affirmed in 2014, when the famed Bibliotheca Wittockiana held an exhibition of her bindings, drawings, and designs in conjunction with the publication of her biography by Elly Cockx-Indestege. The present graceful binding is well suited to this luxury edition of Laclos&#39; classic epistolary novel from 1782 that explored the decadence and cruelty of the bored, predatory Vicomte de Valmont and Marquise de Merteuil and the innocents they seduced. The coquettish illustrations here capture the world of the ancien regime without indulging in any depictions of lurid destruction.

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        Wallenstein. Ein dramatisches Gedicht. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Hans Meid.

      Berlin, Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1914-1915 (1915-1918).. 1. Auflage (3) Blatt 313 (1) Seiten (3) Blatt mit 60 Steinzeichnungen von Hans Meid im Text. 4°, gebundene Ausgabe, rotbrauner Ledereinband auf 7 echten Bünden, mit Kopfgoldschnitt und goldgeprägter Lineatur auf Rücken und Deckeln sowie linearer Innenkantenvergoldung. Einbandrücken mit der Jahreszahl 1914 am unteren Kapital, das Leder der Innenkanten mit leichtem Abklatsch (Bräunung) auf den fliegenden Vorsätzen, ansonsten sauberes , frisches Exemplar, Badorrek 1.53, gedruckt in den Kriegsjahren 1915-1918 für die Mitglieder der Maximilian-Gesellschaft als Jahresgabe für 1914-1915 in 300 Exemplaren, in Buchdruck in der Fraktur- und Schlemihl-Schrift Walter Tiemanns bei Julius Sittenfeld in Berlin gedruckt, die 60 Steinzeichnungen hat bis S. 192 die Pan-Presse in Berlin, von S. 193 ab Hermann Birkholz in Berlin gedruckt auf deutschem Büttenpapier von J.W. Zanders aus München-Gladbach, Hans Loubier überwachte die Herstellung des Buches,

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        Dracula's Guest: And Other Weird Stories [FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED 1914]

      Routledge, London, 1914, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First EditionAn attractive First Edition, First Printing of this Rare & Desirable collection of short stories, Dracula's Guest; The Judge's House; The Squaw; .The Secret Of The Growing Gold; A Gipsy Prophecy; The Coming Of Abel Behenna; The Burial Of The Rats; A Dream Of Red Hands; & Crooken Sands. The ephonymous story 'Dracular's Guest' was adapted from a previously unpublished episode from the original 'Dracula'!, Stoker's most famous work.Size: 7.25 inches x 5.0 inches. 200 pages. In original red cloth covered boards, blind decorated and titled to front, gilt lettered to spine, boards a little marked, especially back board which is also faded and a touch rubbed to bottom edge. Bumping and some wear to back edge at ends of spine. 200 pages. Text clean, bright and tightly bound. light marking to endpapers. Name 'E.W. Riley' to top of half title page. light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 004937.

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        Manual of Training for Jungle & River Warfare ... Illustrated by Photographs and Sketches by the Author

      London : T. Werner Laurie, 1914, Hardback, First EditionGood copy+ in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans etc. On request. ; 124 pages; Physical desc. : 124 p : diagrs. , plates ; 17 cm. Subject: Jungle warfare. Riverine operations. Bush warfare. Series: [Laurie's Military Text Books. Vol. 1].

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        Willy Pogány Children: The Three Bears,

      Henry Holt and Company (1914), New York - Concertina style book, approximately 6 feet by 5¼ inches folded to form 14 pages. One side contains text on 14 pages with text by Edith L. Elias; the other side contains Pogány's illustrations (two are double page)of the tale, with verses beneath the illustrations, all printed in pale shades of blues, browns and reds. The covers are well worn and soiled; the text block with illustrations has light soil but is in very good condition. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Northern Union News Official Handbook Of Australasian Tour, 1914

      Manchester: Athletic News 1914 - Pre-tour brochure, containing pen portraits and biographies of the English and Welsh touring team to Australia in 1914, led by Harold Wagstaff. This tour included perhaps the most famous game in Rugby League history, the "Rorke's Drift Test", when England, reduced to ten men by injury, won an astonishing victory in the deciding test. 8vo. 32pp. Illustrated throughout. Original printed paper wrappers, punch holed at spine, spine also rubbed, rusty staples. Very scarce.

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        Oldenburgisches Urkundenbuch Band I-VIII. Herausgegeben von Dietrich Kohl [I] und Gustav Rüthning [II-VIII].,

      Oldenburg: Druck und Verlag von Gerhard Stalling 1914-1935. - Vollständige Serie des grundlegenden Urkundenwerks für Stadt und Land Oldenburg in einem qualitativ hochwertigen und professionellen, für die intensive wissenschaftliche Nutzung besonders geeigneten Einband und in sehr gutem Zustand (die broschierten Exemplare wegen der nicht unempfindlichen Einbände ja zumeist mit deutlichen Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren). - Gering gebräunt, Fehlstelle im Titelblatt von Band VI sauber hinterlegt (kein Textverlust). Ganz tadellos frisch und außen wie innen sauber und wohlerhalten. - Aufteilung des Werks: [I] Urkundenbuch der Stadt Oldenburg, [II] Urkundenbuch der Grafschaft Oldenburg bis 1482, [III] Urkundenbuch der Grafschaft Oldenburg von 1482 bis 1550, [IV] Urkundenbuch der Grafschaft Oldenburg - Klöster und Kollegiatkirchen, [V] Urkundenbuch von Süd-Oldenburg, [VI] Urkundenbuch von Jever und Kniphausen, [VII] Urkundenbuch der Kirchen und Ortschaften der Grafschaft Oldenburg, [VIII] Urkundenbuch der Kirchen und Ortschaften von Südoldenburg. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 Quartbände (29 x 21,5 cm). Private dunkelbraune Leinenbände mit auf den Deckeln montierten Titeln der Orig.-Umschläge.

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      Chiswick Press, London, 1914, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionCHESTERTON, G.K., and COBURN, ALVIN LANGDON. London, London: Chiswick Press, 1914. Octavo, limited edition, pp. 19, 10 photo plates, gray printed boards quarter-bound in beige cloth with black-stamped lettering on spine, 10 photogravures by Coburn plus gravure frontis by Coburn showing G.K. and Frances Chesterton with Edmund D. Brooks, the Minneapolis bibliophile who paid for this publication. Text leaves unopened. Inscribed on the free front endpaper "For my old friend Richard Burton" by Brooks. George Eastman House's Imagining Paradise, p. 225 "Coburn's photogravures of London for this privately printed book ... are quite different from those in his 1909 London. They are smaller format, simpler, busier, quicker images of everyday London life with dense traffic on the roads and bustling crowds in the streets." Condition of this book: Boards lightly soiled, rubbed at edges. Leaves clean and tight, endpages browned, images fine. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 1900-1920; Photography. Inventory No: 52160.

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        Theodore Roosevelt signs his name to the November 1913 Harvard Board of Overseers photograph following his return from his dangerous South American expedition to the "River of Doubt"

      Cambridge, Massachusetts, May-June 1914? "Silver Print Photograph Signed, ""Theodore Roosevelt"", by Newcomb and Robinson of Boston, 13"" x 10.5"" mounted on a 18"" x 16"" (sight) mat board, boldly signed on the top left of the mat, together with the other the members of Harvard University Board of Overseers, most of whom are pictured during their November 24, 1913 meeting titled in manuscript at top: ""Board of Overseers, November 1913."" Photograph bears just a hint of silvering and a few barely perceptible creases, underlying mat unevenly toned with two signatures somewhat faded, else very good. Housed in a simple wood frame with a gray mat. Not examined out of frame. A terrific signed photograph taken in November 1913, signed by all twenty-four members present for the occasion and additionally signed by the seven members who were absent from the meeting which included Theodore Roosevelt, who was then travelling in Brazil preparing for his storied expedition in the Amazon rain forest (The Roosevelt-Rondon S"

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        Autograph check from Shackleton fom his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

      - The check is drawn on Lloyds Bank Limited, St. James's St., S.W. with the small stamp 'The Shackleton Collection' in the white margin under signature. Made out to Messrs. P.H. Matthieson & Co, in the amount of L12, 13 s, dated 8th July 1914, signed by Shackleton & Fred R.W. White, endorsed by Matthieson on the back. Printed in black, pink and orange. 6 3/4 x 3 3/8" with tiny marginal tear repaired. It bears a squiggled line through signature, a squiggled line through signature, a bank stamp across the front of the check, and is crossed vertically with two lines (as done by banks at the time). From the Shackleton family, sold at Christie's in the 1990's. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Busting 'Em and Other Big League Stories

      Edward J. Clode, Publisher, New York 1914 - First edition. Introduction by John N. Wheeler. A Christmas greeting on the front fly, with name erased, abrading the paper a bit, some light soiling and rubbing, a very good or a little better copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. A cheaply made book, this qualifies as a particularly nice copy of an exceptionally uncommon book. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Reklame Ihre Kunst Und Wissenschaft

      Germann Paetel Verlag, Berlin 1914 - 304 (6), 360 pages. 26 x 20 cm. Fourth edition of Vol. I, first edition of Vol. II. Plethora of color lithographs (some tipped-in), a few chromolithographs, and a host of black and white illustrations of early 20th century German and Austrian posters and advertising by the leading artists of the day, including Ludwig Holwein, Jupp Wiertz, Louis Oppenheim. Abel Favre, Max Klinger, Lucien Berhnard et al. The numerous illustrated examples document advertising excesses and abuses, the relationship between architecture and advertising with specific commentary on tobacco and alcohol marketing. Extensive bibliography of advertising literature Vol. I. Owner inscription Vol. I, back cover slight soil, interior contents fresh and bright. Orig. decorated cloth, green and salmon. 2 vols. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Großen in deutscher Übersetzung. Hrsg. von Gustav Berthold Volz, deutsch von Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Willy Rath und Carl Werner von Jordans. 10 Bde. und 2 Bde. Briefe Friedrichs des Großen. Hrsg. von Max Hein.,

      Berlin Hobbing 1913-1914., - Mit zahlr. Tafeln nach historischen Vorlagen sowie Illustrationen von Adolph von Menzel. Fol. Goldgepr. blaue OLwd. Erste deutsche Gesamtausgabe. - Schönes, wohlerhaltenes und sehr dokratives Exemplar. Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pilot Knob: The Thermopylae of the West

      New York: The Neale Publishing Company. (1914). First. First edition. Fine in attractive, very good dustwrapper with a few small chips and some faint splash marks on the spine. Account of an important Civil War battle in Missouri, and very scarce, especially in jacket. .

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        British Military Occupation of Samoa. Proclamations 1 through 41 and Proclamation 43

      Apia Samoa: N.p., 1914-17. Broadsheets and broadsides, some folding, a few marginal chips, typically informally folded, else well-preserved A lengthy run of the first official proclamations issued by the British Military Occupation, often multilingual, following New Zealand&#39;s first action in World War I, its expeditionary force capturing German Samoa in late August 1914

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        Historical Records of Australia. 33 Volumes Series I, Vol. I-XXVI. Governors&#39; despatches to and from England. Volume I. 1788-1796. Volume II. 1797-1800. Volume III. 1801-1802. Volume IV. 1803 - June 1804. Volume V. July, 1804 - August, 1806. Volume VI. August, 1806 - December, 1808. Volume VII.

      (Sydney), The Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament, 1914 - 1925.. First Editions; 8vos; Series I; Vol. I; pp. xxvii, 822; Vol. II; pp. xx, 796; Vol. III; pp. xxi, 863; Vol. IV; pp. xvii, 758; front hinge cracked; Vol. V; pp. xiv, 909; Vol. VI; pp. xxxvii, 800; Vol. VII; pp. xx, 908; Vol. VIII; pp. xviii, 739; Vol. IX; pp. xxi, 967; Vol. X; pp. xvii, 937; Vol. XI; pp. xxvi, 1039; Vol. XII; pp. xvii, 911; Vol. XIII; pp. xviii, 948; Vol. XIV; pp. xxi, 1024; Vol. XV; pp. xiv, 981; Vol. XVI; pp. x, 958; Vol. XVII; pp. xvii, 859; Vol. XVIII; pp. xxviii, 926; Vol. XIX; pp. xii, 891; Vol. XX; pp. xxiv, 950; Vol. XXI; pp. xiv, 849; Vol. XXII; pp. xvii, 923; Vol. XXIII; pp. xviii, 937; Vol. XXIV; pp. xvii, 936; Vol. XXV; pp. xiv, 857; Vol. XXVI; pp. xvii, 873; Series III; Vol. I; pp. xxxiii, 920; Vol. II; pp. xxi, 874; Vol. III; pp. xvi, 1052; Vol. IV; pp. xviii, 975; Vol. V; pp. xxi, 959; Vol. VI; pp. xxiii, 933; Series IV; Vol. I; pp. xlv, 1027; all volumes with commentaries on dispatches, synopsis of dispatches and indexes; all volumes half bound in blue leather bindings, some volumes unevenly faded, flecking to page edges on most volumes, browned endpapers, otherwise a very good set. The official &#39;Historical Records of Australia&#39; are a scarce and important historical set that were collected and published by the Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament in order to create a series of historically accurate publications on the history of Australia. Beginning in 1788, the year the settlement at Port Jackson was founded. The first series contains despatches from the Governors, who were in charge of the Crown Colonies, to the authorities in England. These despatches include detailed reports on many subjects, of both major and minor importance. Some of the things to be found in this series: arrivals of ships, convict records, correspondence, promotions, petitions, rations, embarkation, appointments and much more.

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        Feats on the Fiord

      London / New York: J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, 1914. - In Unrecorded Binding Variantand Scarce Dust JacketWith All Plates in Color[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MARTINEAU, Harriet. Feats on the Fiord. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Coloured by W. Cubitt Cooke. London : J.M. Dent and New York: E.P. Dutton, n.d. [1914]. Second (and best) edition, with all the plates in color, in an unrecorded binding variant. Octavo (7 x 5 in; 178 x 127 mm). 128 pp. Eight color plates, including frontispiece. Publisher's original blue cloth pictorially and ornamentally stamped in gilt, gilt lettered and ornamented spine, onlaid color plate to upper board. Original pictorial dust jacket, printed in green. Neat gift signature to front paste-down. A fine copy in the very scarce dust jacket (jacket slightly chipped at top and bottom of spine).In the first edition of 1899, the plates, with the exception of the frontispiece, are in black and white, and the title page thus lacks the credit to W. Cubitt Cooke. Both Latimore & Haskell and Riall note binding in red or green cloth but not blue, as here.The half-title reads: Tales for Children from Many Lands Edited by F.C. Tilney."The Ingoldsby Legends commission [by Dent] was soon followed by another from Dent, for the eleven illustrations to Harriet Martineau's Feats on the Fjord. To be quite sure of getting the detail in the Norwegian costumes right, Rackham sought the advice of Dr. Hans Reusch, the friend he had made in Norway the year before" (Hamilton, Arthur Rackham: A Biography, pp. 50-51).Colorist William Cubitt Cooke was a friend of Rackham's, a fellow member of the Langham Sketching Club, a group organized by The Artist's Society, meeting at its London headquarters each Friday evening from October through May.Latimore and Haskell, p. 43. Riall, p. 122.

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        EL PASSAGERO (pasajero). Advertencias utilissimas a la vida humana por el Dr. C. S. de F. A la Excelentissima Republica de Luca

      Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles, XXXVIII, Madrid 1914 - . XXXI + 549 pp. 24x16,5 cm. Edición papel hilo, limitada, numerada en 300 ejemplares y nominal, éste nº 108; copiando la publicada en Madrid, por Luis Sánchez, 1617. Contenido: Obra célebre y criticada en su tiempo, es testimonio de la vida y costumbres de de España en los comienzos del siglo XVII. Cuatro viajeros parten de Madrid hacia Barcelona y en el camino dialógan sobre diferentes cuestiones. Palau 323916 (GASTOS DE ENVÍO por Agencia INCLUIDOS EN EL PRECIO, para España, pago por transferencia previa) . BIBLIOFILIA CRONICA TESTIMONIO HISTORIA ESPAÑA EDAD MODERNA SIGLO XVII 44460 ZI-71 Artesanal de época en piel con nervios, títulos dorados, ruedas en contracantos y corte sup. dorado

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        A Midsummer&#39;s Night&#39;s Dream

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1914. Full-Leather. Very Good. Robinson, Heath. 4to - over 9?. Book. Henry Holt, NY, 1914. Full Morocco cover. First edition. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson with 12 tipped in color plates + many more line drawings. 4to 185 pgs. Full red morocco binding, with gilt border decoration and lettering on spine and border of boards, is gorgeous and in fresh, bright condition. Binding tight. Some light occasional foxing, never disconcerting, is why I do not grade this copy in fine condition. Although Heath Robinson is not as sought after generally as Arthur Rackham, I consider this "gift book" the more satisfying, with Robinson&#39;s classical lines and styling well-suited for the material and tastefully applied throughout the text.

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        Frederic Remington-illustrated poster for The Light of Western Stars

      No place: No publisher. nd - c. 1914. A 1901 Frederic Remington illustration of a cowboy with the title and author printed at the top. Poster board, matted and framed behind glass. Matted to approximately 15" x 19". We have not examined the poster out of the frame, but the visible part of the image is about fine, with a tiny tear on the top, and a thin strip of very light tanning along the bottom, and with no other evidence of further damage behind the mat. The first edition of the book was published in 1914, which seems consistent with the age of the poster, although it might have been prepared for a contemporary reprint. Nice, large Remington image. .

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        Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi!

      Cincinnati: The John Church Co.. 1914. First. First edition. Quarto. Quarter canvas and printed and decorated publisher&#39;s wrappers. Sympathetically and professionally rebacked with orange canvas, small tape shadow on wrappers, near fine. Musical score with lyrics by Fitzgerald. The first of Fitzgerald&#39;s Triangle Club plays, preceded in his works only by the script printed for the actors in the play. Bruccoli A2. .

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        e ? ?????????? ? 1913 ?. [Russian Folk Art at the Second All-Russian Handicraft Exhibition in Petrograd in 1913].

      S. M. Prokudin-Gorskiy and Golike i Vilborg Skt. Peterburg 1914 - Quarto (37 x 28.5 cm). Decorated half-title printed in red and gold, portrait frontispiece protected by tissue guard, title, V, [2] pp., 88 photographic plates with captions in Russian and French, some original printed tissue guards, [1], 85 pp. Original pictorial wrappers bound in later red cloth, patterned endpapers, flat spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Fine copy of this uncommon work on Russian folk art, the best examples of which were gathered across Russia and presented at this exhibition just before the outbreak of WWI. A result of the success of the event, this richly illustrated production was actually the only catalogue published - as the first 1902 Exhibition didn't have any, and no more were held afterwards. It includes essays and many plates on the individual branches represented, such as weaving, gold-embroidery, lace and jewelry. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Miracle Man

      George H. Doran, NY 1914 - Very minor bumps to upper corners and light foxing to edges, else a fine copy in a VG example of the rare Dust Jacket which is missing several small chips. The author's second novel and his first mystery listed in Hubin. Set in Maine and filmed by Paramount twice, as a silent film in 1919 and as a talkie in 1932. Rare in dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La V&#142;nerie Fran&#141;aise Contemporaine

      Adolph de Goupy, Paris 1914 - Half folio. original green cloth lettered in gilt, front cover with padded design of deer head with antlers in brown and cream, gilt medallion of fox at top, lettered in gilt on spine. Profusely illustrated with in text drawings and music scores, frontispiece and numerous full page plates in colour. One of 600 copies, "No. ASH for Mr. H. Sinney" below which is a charming original small watercolour signed by Reille. La V&#142;nerie Fran&#141;aise Contemporaine is a famous and important book of the twentieth century about hunting in France. It gives a comprehensive overview of the French Hunts, which were then at their peak. The text is filled with anecdotes and, often amusing, comments. The individuals portrayed are identified by handwritten notes that the author had left in his own copy (not present here).Baron Karl Reille (1886 - 1975) was the great grandson of Honore Reille, Marshal of France, who had married the daughter of [Andre] Massena [the great Marshall under Napoleon, and perhaps the only possible rival to him]. Karl Reille had a happy childhood, divided between Paris and the Chateau de Baudry in Touraine, in the period preceding World War I. Reillee had shown at an early age a talent for art and design and his uncle Peter Verteville was his guide in developing these talents. They worked in an artistic affinity and often treated the same subject identically. In 1906 they produced jointly a series of portraits and caricatures of actors The V&#142;n&#142;rie Montpoupon.A passion for hunting with hounds ultimately determined where the talent of Karl Reille should be directed and bore fruit in the publishing in 1914 of V&#142;n&#142;rie Francaise Contemporaine. This important work presents all the hunts existing in France at the time, with each hunt illustrated by the author, and also its hunting song musically notated. Throughout his prolific career, Reille illustrated many books written by other authors about hunting. He also looked closely at the world of horses and horse racing which were his constant inspiration.Mobilized in 1914, he was taken prisoner early in the war. He spent four years in captivity at Plassenburg Ingolstadt in Bavaria. After the war, in 1922, Karl Reille created in association with the Baron de Lauriston, Rally Gaiment, a hunt for deer. In April 1924, Karl Reille married Odette Goury of Roslan, and they had six children. In 1939 he enlisted again at the outbreak of war, and was again taken prisoner by the Germans. Released in 1941, he returned to Baudry and became mayor of his town, Cerelles, at the end of the war. After the armistice, he was vice-president of the Society V&#142;n&#142;rie. Having previously painted in watercolour and gouache, Reille worked in oil from 1960 on. He was struck by disease in 1973, and died in 1975. Minor silverfishing to green cloth, else a fine copy One of 600 copies, "No. ASH for Mr. H. Sinney" below which is a charming original small watercolour signed by Reille [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Satirical political map of Franco-Prussian War): Karte von Europa im Jahre 1870 nach einem französischen Holzschnitte

      Fuchs, Hamburg 1914 - Very good, on thin paper, with original color, folds as issued (now flattened with some archival tape repair at folds on verso). Mild foxing most evident n lower margin. These maps, often ephemeral in nature, are now all increasingly scarce. Although the date on the map is 1870, it was published by Fuchs ("Verlag von Chs. Fuchs' lith. Inst. Hamburg" in lower right margin just outside neatline), and the text in the lower margin is in both German and French. The map image measures 24 x 38 cm. on a sheet 36 x 46 cm. There is a second title within the neatline: Carte drôlatique d'Europe pour 1870. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books]
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        THE DRAGON

      New York: Edward J. Clode Publisher,. [1914]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 [8] 9-356 [note: first leaf is a blank],. original yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green.. A bright, near fine copy in very good printed dust jacket (yellow. paper stock printed in dark green) with faded spine panel, several. closed tears with internal tape mends (one of which shows through on. front panel), and 15 x 34 mm rectangular piece clipped from spine. panel (probably removing a printed price). Overall, a fairly. attractive example of a rare jacket. (#80448). First U.S. edition. The Clode edition was printed from the plates used for the 1913 Grant Richards edition; printer&#39;s imprint, "Printed by the Riverside Press Limited / Edinburgh, Scotland / 1914" is printed on recto of title leaf. Science fiction novel of future war between Britain and China. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2029. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 43. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 235. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 195. Bleiler (1978), p. 178. Reginald 13024. Morse, The Works of M. P. Shiel Updated (1980), p. 191.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Lost World Being an Account of the Recent Amazing Adventures of Professor George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee, and Mr. E.D. Malone of the Daily Gazette.

      London, Henry Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton, ( 1914 ).. New Edition; Large 8vo; pp. 320, coloured portrait frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; 12 illustrations some colour, 2 maps; brown cloth boards, gilt impressed titles and series of dinosaur prints ambling from back board, spine to front board; top edge of pages gilt; page edges rough, some foxing to pages and page edges; edges and corners have light bumps and wear, re-backed retaining original spine; a good copy. This is the brown second issue of the large paper issue of the first English edition. One Thousand of the large paper issue were printed at the same time as the first Trade Edition, but only 190 copies were bound in blue cloth, the remaining 810 sets were subsequentially bound in brown cloth and issued in 1914 with modified prelims of which this is a copy.

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