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        Stor Kokebok for større og mindre husholdninger. Med illustrasjoner. Kokning. Baking. Sylting. Vinlægging. Slagtning. Hermetik. Sykekost. Menuer. Anretning. Av Fru ...

      Kristiania, Aschehoug 1914. Leks. 8vo. (8), 708 s. Orig. helsjirtingbd. (Hummerbindet). Falser og kapitéler slitt. Spor av gul ring på forperm.Sprukket og løsnet fra ryggen mellom s. 688 og 689.. Notaker 120.1 "Husmødre vil se, at ensformighet i det daglige kjøkken ikke er nødvendig, ..., være fordringsløse og økonomiske. Ingen er ulykkeligere end en slegt med store fordringer"

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        Omar Khayyam illustrated by Mera K. Sett

      Cambridge: Privately printed & published by Galloway & Porter. One of only 250 copies printed.. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. One corner stronger bumped. Interior in excellent condition with some minor traces of foxing. Extraordinary publication, highly underestimated in its originality of erotical illustrations in Beardsley-style. . One of only 250 copies printed. Cambridge, Privately printed & published by Galloway & Porter, 1914. 8°. 5 nn. pages, illustrated titlepage, 15 unnumbered full-page, illustrations, 15 full-page illustrations with titled tissue-guards. Original, illustrated Hardcover (black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. One corner stronger bumped. Interior in excellent condition with some minor traces of foxing. Extraordinary publication, highly underestimated in its originality of erotical illustrations in Beardsley-style. The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his translation of a selection of poems, originally written in Persian and numbering about a thousand, attributed to Omar Khayyám (1048?-1131), a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer. A ruba'i is a two-line stanza with two parts (or hemistichs) per line, hence the word rubáiyát (derived from the Arabic language root for "four"), meaning "quatrains". (Wikipedia) In 1914, the Indian artist Mera K. Sett published his illustrated edition of The Rubaiyat. It was privately printed and published by Galloway and Porter of Cambridge, in a limited edition of 250 copies. On the second page of his Foreword, Sett tells us that some English publishers found the naked figures in his work too shocking and considered that they were likely to offend the sensibilities of ?"decent-minded English people.?" Since Sett refused to make them decent by adding strategically placed fig-leaves, publication was eventually financed by his father. (Source: Bob Forrest - check out his Homepage for more information on "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam")

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        1914 TARZAN OF THE APES EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS 1ST EDITION 1ST ISSUE CUSTOM MADE CASE VERY RARE$

      A.C. McClurg, Chicago 1914 - TARZAN OF THE APES Edgar Rice Burroughs; June, 1914; First Edition, First Issue; Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Co.; 10, 401, 4 Pages; w5.1"xh7.7"; Custom Made Case; Very Rare!!! Great For any Fan of the Famous Author/Series or Collector. Great Gift Idea; First in the Famous Series!!! First edition, first printing with "W. F. Hall Printing Co. / Chicago" set in Old English type on two lines on verso of title leaf, first binding without acorn device on spine panel. Total of 10,000 copies printed (two printings, probably 5000 each). ATTRIBUTES: Comes with a nice custom made case with pasted on Illustration matching the title page, original sleek dark maroon ribbed cloth cover design with gold labeling to front and binding, stamped borders to front, with a great b/w Illustrated title page and a Wonderful Classic from the Renowned Author!!! SUMMARY: Tarzan of the Apes is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in a series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine All-Story Magazine in October, 1912; the first book edition was published in 1914. The character was so popular that Burroughs continued the series into the 1940s with two dozen sequels. The novel tells the story of John Clayton, born in the western coastal jungles of equatorial Africa to a marooned couple from England, John and Alice (Rutherford) Clayton, Lord and Lady Greystoke. Adopted as an infant by the she-ape Kala after his parents die (his mother dies of natural causes on Tarzan's first birthday, and his father is killed by the savage king ape Kerchak), Clayton is named "Tarzan" ("White Skin" in the ape language) and raised in ignorance of his human heritage. BACKGROUND: Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American writer, best known for his creations of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres. Condition: Condition is Good. Some wear to edges, little soiling to boards, but darker in person, some of gold to lettering is gone, strengthened inner spine, tape remnants to first/last end pages at gutter, pages were bound in small chunks so a little choppy text block, thicker pages, some wrinkles to spine/hinge cloth, pages are good/very good, small blemish at margin/edge of a few pages, darken mark at very edge bottom corner of a few pages, all holding together, but would handle with care. Overall, for 100 years old its in Good Condition!!! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SOUTH POLAR TIMES VOLUME III

      Smith Elder, 1914. Cloth. Very Good. 1st Edition; This copy is 243 of a limited edition of 350.cloth, titles to spines and upper boards gilt, inset coloured pictorial decoration to upper boards and gilt rope-motif borders, all edges gilt. Copiously illustrated drawings in the text and full-page plates from sketches and paintings by E. Wilson, H. Ponting, and others. The South Polar Times was a magazine written and printed by the members of Antarctic Expeditions during the various voyages they undertook. In 1907 the batches were printed and issued in some 250 copies. When in 1914 the later issues could be laid to hand the third and final volume was published. Together they form what is perhaps the most personal of the printed documents to have come out of that most remarkable of periods of Antarctic adventures revealing so many often contradictory aspects of these men's various personalities. Rosove 287.A1 and 291.A1; Spence 1094; It contains a diary of the events of each month, a record of the proceedings of the local Debating Society, a monthly acrostic, humerorous notes, besides articles of a more solid nature, as well as stories sketches of various kinds, and poems. One of the corner stones of an Antarctic collection. Gutta-percha binding delicate with some leaves loosening as is usual. Ex Library with various fairly discrete library stamps on some pages, otherwise contents clean.Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 40. .

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        Waterloo

      Bruxelles, A. de Boeck, 1914.. Oblong crown quarto. Unpaginated (54pp). Comprises of Introduction, illustrated with large head- and tail-pieces, and 25 leaves of plates, each with text printed on verso. Decorative title-page, half-title present (old inscription to corner). Hardcover, bound in half cloth and paper over boards, with the original pictorial wrappers, illustrated by Thiriar, printed in red and black, laid-down. Light dumpmark in inner corner, some stickiness to inner corner of few leaves as a result, but overall in fine condition. ~ First edition. James Thiriar (1889-1965) was a prolific artist who painted and drew extensively military scenes, particularly uniform studies. In 1938 he was commissioned by the Belgian King to design the new uniforms of the Royal Guard. His design, inspired by the uniforms of the gendarmerie before 1914, was a great success, much admired by the King and people of Belgium. From the library of the late H. J. Wijsman, with his handsome bookplate, incorporating the header ?1815?, the Napoleonic Royal Seal, and a miniature shadow-picture of a battalion led to battle by a mounted Napoleon. Very rare. KVK locates just 2 copies, in British Library and in Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München. OCLC 64286309 adds a single copy, in Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen. A facsimile reprint appeared in 2006.

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        Les Macrolépidoptères du Globe... Ie Partie. Les Macrolépidoptères de la Région Paléarctique. Tome III: HÉTÉROCÈRES NOCTUIFORMES.

      Paris, Le Moult, 1914. 4to (325 x 250mm). pp. iii, 511, with 75 chromo-lithographed plates. Unbound in portfolio.

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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 British Columbia Telephone Company 1914. 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. First Edition Half Leather 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall Association Copy; First Edition. Fair

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        Russia With Teheran, Port Arthur, And Peking. Handbook For Travellers. With 40 maps and 78 plans.

      Baedeker & Fisher Unwin & Scribner's Sons,, Leipzig - London - New York, 1914 - Leipzig - London - New York, Baedeker & Fisher Unwin & Scribner's Sons, 1914. LXIV + 590 S. OLwd. Hinrichsen E 244: einzige Ausgabe. In engl. Sprache. Mit allen Karten und Plänen. - Ebd. etw. berieben, tlw. kl. Randläsuren, leichte papierbeidngte Oxidation der V., leichte Gbrsp. Gutes Expl. Englisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

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        Russia With Teheran, Port Arthur, And Peking. Handbook For Travellers. With 40 maps and 78 plans.

      Leipzig - London - New York, Baedeker & Fisher Unwin & Scribner's Sons, 1914.. LXIV + 590 S. OLwd.. Hinrichsen E 244: einzige Ausgabe. In engl. Sprache. Mit allen Karten und Plänen. - Ebd. etw. berieben, tlw. kl. Randläsuren, leichte papierbeidngte Oxidation der V., leichte Gbrsp. Gutes Expl.

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        Plain Tales from the Hills - Signed, Limited Edition (Volume 1 of The Seven Seas Edition)

      Doubleday, Page, and Company 1914 - New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1914. Signed and limited to 1,050 copies. Volume 1 of the Seven Seas Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling. In Very Good condition, with paper covered slip case. Light tide mark to spine and slip case, light foxing to pages, else fine. The slip case shows light staining and wear, with a split starting at the top front seam. Ribbon place holder detached, and with offsetting to two pages. A lovely copy, signed by Rudyard Kipling. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte des Prinzen Biribinker. Mit 10 Original-Radierungen von Karl Thylmann.

      Weimar, Verlag Gustav Kiepenheuer,1914. Gesamtauflage 500 Exemplare. - Vitri8 18,5 x 14,5 cm. Rostrotes OriginalGanzleder (Bockleder) mit goldgeprägten Einbandtiteln, -schmuck und Fileten sowie Dreiseitengoldschnitt und Lesebändchen. Der Einband ist leicht berieben. Die Ecken und Kanten weisen minimale Abriebspuren auf. Der Rücken ist lichtgehellt. Das erste Vorsatzpapier jeweils auf den Innendeckel geleimt - was wir nur mit Hilfe eines Vergleichsexemplares bemerken konnten, so geschickt ist es ausgeführt. 153 (4) Seiten mit 10 Original-Radierungen von Karl Thylmann. S.152/153: Der Buchblock ist angebrochen. Titelkupfer. Dieses sowie die Radierungen mit leichtem Abklatsch auf der jeweils gegenüberliegenden Seite. Gutes Exemplar. Handschriftlich numeriertes Exemplar Nr. 199 von 310 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 500). Einbände von Gernhard Lorenz/Leipzig. 650

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        Goethes sämtliche Werke. Propyläen-Ausgabe 45 Bände und vier Ergänzungsbände (alles).

      . München, Georg Müller bis Band 28 (1914) und ab Band 29 (1920) Berlin, Propyläen 1909 - 1932. Original-Halblederbände mit Rückenvergoldung und rundum Farbschnitt.. Die gesuchte, chronologisch angelegte Propyläen-Ausgabe. Einbände teilweise gering berieben, In vielen Bänden gelöschter Namesvermerk auf Vorsatz, Papierbedingt gering gebräunt, teilweise gering fleckig. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

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        Omar Khayyam illustrated by Mera K. Sett.

      Cambridge, Privately printed & published by Galloway & Porter, 1914.. One of only 250 copies printed. 8°. 5 nn. pages, illustrated titlepage, 15 unnumbered full-page, illustrations, 15 full-page illustrations with titled tissue-guards. Original, illustrated Hardcover (black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. One corner stronger bumped. Interior in excellent condition with some minor traces of foxing. Extraordinary publication, highly underestimated in its originality of erotical illustrations in Beardsley-style.. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his translation of a selection of poems, originally written in Persian and numbering about a thousand, attributed to Omar Khayyam (1048-1131), a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer. A ruba'i is a two-line stanza with two parts (or hemistichs) per line, hence the word rubaiyat (derived from the Arabic language root for "four"), meaning "quatrains". (Wikipedia) In 1914, the Indian artist Mera K. Sett published his illustrated edition of The Rubaiyat. It was privately printed and published by Galloway and Porter of Cambridge, in a limited edition of 250 copies. On the second page of his Foreword, Sett tells us that some English publishers found the naked figures in his work too shocking and considered that they were likely to offend the sensibilities of "decent-minded English people." Since Sett refused to make them decent by adding strategically placed fig-leaves, publication was eventually financed by his father. (Source: Bob Forrest - check out his Homepage for more information on "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam")

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        Trees and Other Poems

      New York: George H. Doran. (1914). First. First edition. Boards a bit splayed, small tears at the bottom of the joints, small chip at crown, else near very good lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "To W.B. Parker with the sincere regards of Joyce Kilmer. Jan. 4, 1915." A pleasing copy of this Johnson Highspot of American Literature. Kilmer was killed in action during World War I and posthumously awarded the Croix de Guerre. Inscribed copies are scarce. .

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        Stilleben - Beatrice d' Este. Pastell, alt unter Glas aufwendig gerahmt.

      1914.. Bildmaß ca. 40 x 53 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt aufwendig unter Glas im Jugendstilrahmen gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß 56 x68 cm ). Links unten von A.L. Ratzka mit *Ratzka 1914* signiert und datiert. Verso mit altem Klebezettel *A.L. Ratzka, Berlin - Stilleben Beatrice d'Este, Preis 400 M. *. Das Pastell etwas berieben, gering fleckig, der Rahmen gering bestoßen, das Pastell nur notdürftig hinter dem Glas fixiert. ( Bitte beachten: Versand kann hier nur ausgerahmt erfolgen wegen Bruchgefahr - ansonsten bitte Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft )..

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        Into The Dead Heart An Ornithological Trip Through Central Australia. With an Introduction by Dr Philip G. Jones.

      Adelaide, W.K. Thomas & Co. Printers, 1914.. First Edition; Sm. 8vo; pp. 154; 27 photographic plates; original printed wrapper with minor flecking to front, otherwise a very good copy.

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        TARZAN OF THE APES

      BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice. TARZAN OF THE APES. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1914. 8vo., red cloth. First Edition of Burrough's first Tarzan book. Currey's binding A, red cloth with "A.C. McClurg/& Co." at base of spine. Printing (state?) B, with "W.F. Hall Printing Company, Chicago" set in one line of gothic type on copyright page. Signed presentation from Burrough's on the front endpaper: "To/ My good friend/ Donald Stralem/ with the best wishes/ Edgar Rice Burroughs/ Tarzana/ June 10, 1936." Very Good (bright). Enclosed in a custom-made, leather & marbled boards clam-shell box, with gilt-worked title on the spine. A nice copy! $17,500.00.

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        INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,. 1914. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] 1 [2] 3-366 1-2 [ads] + undated 8-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear,. original decorated dark green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind.. Gold lettering on spine panel dull, top edge of text block dusty, a. near fine copy. A superb association copy. (#71688). First edition. Presentation copy with contemporary signed inscription by Blackwood to English writer Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) on front free endpaper: "Hilaire Belloc / from / Algernon Blackwood / 1914." Belloc and Blackwood were close friends and Blackwood was a frequent visitor at Belloc's retreat at Kingsland in Sussex. A collection of five long mystical stories including the powerful "The Regeneration of Lord Ernie." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 36-7. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-26. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 184. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 38-40. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1448-49. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-31. Bleiler (1978), p. 24. Reginald 01390. Ashley A.12.1.

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        Busting 'Em and Other Big League Stories

      New York: Edward J. Clode, Publisher. (1914). First. 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. .

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        Trait? d'Anatomie Humaine (9 parts of 13)

      Masson et Cie, Paris, 1914.00, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket4to, Co-authors A. Nicolas, Poirier and others. Nine of the total of 13 parts ('Fascicules') of this work bound in seven half-leather volumes. Diagrams are coloured where needed. Dates range from 1903 to 1914. The volume sequences do not match those original,

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        Natural History of British Butterflies.

      A complete, original, descriptive account of the life-history of every species occuring in the British Islands, together with their habits, time of appearance and localities. London, Hutchinson, 1914. 2 volumes. Folio. pp. 413, with 64 (60 coloured) plates. Original cloth, gilt spines. "It can truthfully be asserted that Mr. Frohawk's 'Natural History of British Butterflies' is a unique publication - unique in many respects. It embodies a new idea in that it contains a complete series of drawings - of truly remarkable excellence - of every phase of the life cycle of all of our sixty-eight British Butterflies. The reader will find before him an accurate illustration - accurate both as regards form and colour - of the appearance of each stage of these insects as it occurs in the natural state in these Islands" (From the preface written by L. Walter Rothschild). A fine copy.//Nissen ZBI, 1452.

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        Natural History of British Butterflies Vols I & II

      Hutchinson and Co., LONDON 1914 - A very good copy of this classic work - dated 1914 but not published until after World War I, with 60 colour printed plates and 5 b/w plates. Vol I with 34 colour and 2 plain plates, 207pp; Vol II with 26 colour and 3 plain plates, 206pp plus listing of subscribers at the rear. In the original grey dustwrappers. The wrapper for Vol I has edge repair but is largely complete; the wrapper for Vol II has a large piece missing from the top front and top of the spine. Both have some grubbiness. The blue cloth bindings are in very good condition, being bright and clean, with wear mostly to corners and a little to edges. The contents are bright and clean. There is occasional very light spotting and the odd mark. The front and rear endpapers to Vol II have light creasing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH BUTTERFLIES (TWO VOLUMES)

      Published by Hutchinson & Co., 1914 (Circa.). Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Very large format. Gilt title to spine, blind titles to front covers. A Complete, original, descriptive account of the life-history of every species occurring in the British Islands, together with their habits, time of appearance, and localities. And illustrated, with 60 full-page plates in colour, and four in b/w. Bumping and wear to spine and corners and cover edges. A few marks to covers. Some grubby margin marks and foxspots. [S]

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        Résumé des Travaux Scientifiques de MM. Auguste & Louis Lumière. [ édition originale ]

      Edité par l'Union Photographique Industrielle, Etablissements Lumière & Jougla réunis 1914 - 1 vol. grand in-8 br., Edité par l'Union Photographique Industrielle, Etablissements Lumière & Jougla réunis, Lyon Paris, 1914, 303 pp. Edition originale. Avec deux belles reproductions chromotypographiques d'épreuves obtenus sur plaque autochrome Lumière. An impressive book, showing the incredibly numerous scientific works and discoveries done by the two famous brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière. Cet impressionant résumé présente les recherches scientifiques auxquelles se sont consacrés les frères Auguste et Louis Lumière de 1887 à 1914, dans le champ des sciences physiques, chimiques et médicales. Dans le domaine de la physique sont ainsi évoqués non seulement le cinématographe, mais aussi le Photorama, le Kinora, la Photographie des Couleurs, et tous les divers travaux relatifs à l'inversion des images photographiques, aux halos, à la mesure des indices de réfraction par la photographie, à la précision des images photographiques, etc. etc. Dans le domaine de la chimie sont évoqués les travaux relatifs aux développateurs, aux propriétés de la gélatine, des sels manganiques, etc. Sont également présentés les travaux relatifs à la technique photographiques (révélateurs, virages-fixages, affaiblisseurs et renforçateurs, etc.) et les nombreux travaux médicaux divers. Bel exemplaire de cette rare et prestigieuse édition (petit accroc au dos, ancien défaut d'origine à 2 ff. sans manque, bel exemplaire très frais par ailleurs) présentant notamment les détails de leur procédé autochrome. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Researches into Chinese Superstitions I-VII.

      - Translated from the french with notes, historical and explanatory by M. Kennelly. Shanghai: T'Usewei Printing Press, 1914-1922. Profusely illustrated, over 300 plates, most in colour. Bound in publishers original decorated boards. Boards with wear and minor bumping to corners at a couple of volumes, 1cm damage to edge of one board. Spines with some wear to head and foot. More issued. 24,5 x 17,5 cm.[#\2584] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Researches into Chinese Superstitions. First Part: Superstitious Practices in Five Volumes. (Complete).

      Shanghai: Tusewei Printing Press, 1914-1917. 1st . Hardcover. Very good. Translated from the French with notes, historical and explanatory, but M. Kennely, S. J. Shows some wear, but a very good set.

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        Russia with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking: Handbook for Travellers

      Leipzig: Karl Baedeker. 1914. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1914, hardcover with flexible red cloth boards, octavo, 590pp., illustrated in color with 40 maps and 78 plans. Book VG with spine head repaired, mild rubbing, handsome gilt titles on front board and spine, binding tight, slight tearing to edges of pastedowns, front inner hinge cracked, previous owner's signature to front endpaper, otherwise text clean and unmarked, last fold out map "South Siberia and Turkestan" torn in two pieces. In protective mylar wrap.

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        Den Frie Udstilling. Maleri - Skulptur - Arkitektur. Salon des Secessionistes. Kiøbenhavn vis a vis Østbanegaarden.

      1914 1914 - Litografisk plakat trykt i farver af Chr. Cato 1914. 89 x 64 cm. * Med svage foldemærker. Smukt restaureret og dubleret på syrefrit papir af Per Laursen.

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

      New York The International Monthly 1914. 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. First Edition Stapled 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall Magazine; First Edition. Good

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        A Climber in New Zealand

      Edward Arnold, London 1914 - Bookplate on front endpaper. Owner's small rubber stamp on front endpaper. Gutter split at rear hinge with tidy glue repair. Cloth boards clean and bright. Minor spotting to page edges. No tears or chips to cloth. ; xx, 316 pages + frontis + 30 illustrations + 8 pages advertisements. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Blind-stamped pattern on front board. Tissue guard to frontis present. "One morning, soon after our return to the Hermitage, I found myself basking in the warm sunshine, dividing my attention for the most part between a book and a cigar, and occasionally gazing up at the ice cliffs of Mount Sefton [.] - from page 48. ; 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A CLIMBER IN NEW ZEALAND

      Edward Arnold, London 1914 - First edition, xx, 316, publisher's ads at rear, edges uncut, original green blind stamped and gilt covers, book label of James Henry Rowntree, and his signature in pencil on half title, edges foxed, affecting a few margins, otherwise a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Field Journal - Butterflies of NW India

      India, 1914. British India: Mussoorie, Bannu, Tochi Valley, April 1914 - September 1916. An orginal field journal of collections and observations made by renowned entomologist, lepidopterist, and author Harry Diamont Peile, covering almost three of his six years spent in today's northwest India and Pakistan. 109 pages in manuscript, a highly detailed record of observations featuring a sightings chart and approximately 20 manuscript drawings, some of which are coloured. 8vo. Black leather journal with gilt borders and original marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to boards, otherwise in very good condition. London's Natural History Museum, holds in the Library of the Department of Entomology, a Harry Diamont Peile archive, which consists of correspondence from 1921 to 1956, ten manuscript drawings, an entomological notebook with photographs covering his time in Peshawar and Mussoorie from 1911 to 1917, and notes on his subsequent journey from Baghdad to Babylon. Voluminous in data, Peile's field journal is notable in the science of lepidoptry, replete with scientifically named specimens and details of their features, irregularities, habitats and behaviour. Neatly penned in miniscule cursive writing with space for nothing more to be added, and dating every entry, he records not only the hundreds of specimens collected, but others seen in passing. Festidiously attentive to detail, Peile further notes the insects' specific activity and location at the time. He continued collecting and observing even during the rainy season in Mussoorie, his mind evidently always turning to the diminutive fluttering species. The journal begins with an extensive calendar of sightings spanning the three years, over twenty pages documenting the brief period of adult (imago) existence of numerous types of butterflies and moths, possibly also serving to observe migration habits. Other lists include "Species observed at Murree in 1915"; "Species observed to be attracted by animal excreta"; "Localities & Elevations of some species in the collection of the late W. C. Mackinnon, Mussoorie"; and "Records of Expanse of Pieris Canidia (measurements of the wingspan of the Indian Cabbage White butterfly). He makes a substantial chart of dates for first observations of each butterfly in Mussoorie in 1914, and the same again for 1916. An annotation and lengthy list of contents reveals that a myriad of specimens collected were preserved and shipped to London, care of H.T.G. Watkins, Esq. at 76 Oxford Terrace, totalling 32 boxes and including English butterflies collected in 1910-1911, the lot quite likely identifying the very collection which he gave to The Natural History Museum. Excerpts from the manuscript: 13-14 June 1914. "N. narayana (male) Obtained from native collector & eggs protruding from abdomen were put in formalin solution. They are grass green in colour... dome shaped, with minute depressions & studded with short colourless hairs & slightly flat base. On 12th a larva escaped from a box & yesterday was found lying on the window." 26 March 1915. "Successful operations against Zadrans. Among the stone sangars [fortification] on hills & ridges from which the enemy had just been shelled at elev. of about 3500 ft. Euchloe lucilla was very common - & while we had to wait a bit & this action was proceeding further on I succeeded with a piece of the enemy's firewood (a sprig of capparis aphylla) in kneeling over a male and a female lucilla..." 8 July 1915. "Took some 24 aphnoeus hypagyrus settled at flowers of the common Asclepias. The majority have the edges of f. & h. wings more or less frayed from wear. They are very active insects...Took dragonfly..." 17 December 1915. "Rec'd from G.O.A. D. Dun. Callerebia hyagriva 2. taken at Mew Circular Rd, Mussoorie on 5.9.15 - where he only took a few m spite of numerous continued visits to the spot..." 19 December 1915. "Yellow flower, with leaf as below both on long stem... Oxalis cernua... protecive or warming colouration of Butterfly larvae..." 12 August 1916. "(Tabanidae) Pangoniinae... Fly taken hovering. Poised stationary with wings virating over middle of path on open hillside - at level with one's head... had a long rigid proboscis-like organ projecting horizontally in front..." End Excerpts. Albeit wartime and serving with the 52nd Sikhs (Frontier Force), scant few and only cursory are his jottings on war campaigns, other than the various locations which granted him new territory for his observations. From April to July 1915 Peile was in Mussoorie, a hill station in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, India. From July to November 1915 he was in Bannu District, then part of British India, now part of Pakistan. By December he had made his way to the Tochi Valley, also known as Dawar, a fertile area of the North Waziristan agency of today's Pakistan. December 7th and 8th he writes from the town of Miranshah (now in Pakistan) which lies on the banks of the Tochi River, near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. [In 1905, the British constructed Miramshah Fort to control North Waziristan.] For the majority of January and February 1915 he was posted in Idak, also in the Tochi Valley. An entry dated 26 March 1915 reveals that he was indeed participating in the war, although his mind wanders to what interests him far more... at 3500 ft altitude he notices the large numbers of the subspecies lucilla. In April he is back in Miranshah, in the gardens of the British militia post, where he documents and collects several more specimens. In June 1915 he is in Murree, originally established in the 1850s near Islamabad as a sanatorium for British troops garrisoned on the Afghan frontier. He returns to Bannu in November. From May 1916 he is mainly stationed in Mussoorie, and finding many species near a pumping station nullah (valley), some on Fox Hill, and so on. Peile served 24 years in the Indian Army, including a period as medical officer to the 52nd Sikhs on the N.W. Frontier of India, where he achieved the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, and where he collected innumerable specimens of butterflies and moths. In 1937 he published the details of this work in a 360 page illustrated book titled, "A guide to collecting butterflies of India, detailing over 600 forms in the text: Together with hints on collecting, &c., and local lists of species and subspecies." Publisher: London, John Bale, Sons & Danielsson. . Very Good.

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        [Publisher's Mockup or Prospectus for an Unpublished Magazine]: The Woman Investor. Vol. 1, No. 1. February 1914

      New York: The Woman Investor. 1914. Quarto (12" x 9"). 21, [3]pp. First and last leaves a little stained, detached at the spine, very good. Original publisher's mockup, containing the basic outline of the magazine with empty spaces for the still-unwritten articles. The first attempt at a magazine featuring women as investors. The lead article to be written by Jane Addams was titled "Dollars and Sense." Other projected articles (presumably never written or published) include "The Million Who are Taboo" by Anne Faulkner; "The Test of Investment Capacity" by Mrs. Russell Sage; and "The Words of His Mouth: Concerning a Finance Gentleman who was so Smooth he Slipped" by Elizabeth Beecher. On page four the editor or publisher prints a page-long statement of purpose with a decidedly feminist opening statement: "Women stockholders are denied equality with men stockholders." And further on, concerning the magazine: "It is likely to be found as militant. It will be as fair, though, as it is outspoken." We can find no further information about this intended publication and no publisher or editor is named. OCLC locates no copies; there is no record that the magazine was ever published. Perhaps unique. .

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        The First Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island: Memoir No. 1 - Archives of British Columbia *Signed and Inscribed By E.O.S. Scholefield, Provincial Archivist*

      Victoria, BC: Government of British Columbia. Soft Cover. 69 pages. Complete with 8 protected map plates. Signed and inscribed by E.O.S. Scholefield, Archivist of British Columbia, to Mrs. Beanen (?) atop front cover. Pages 3-4 constitute a letter of submittal by Mr. Scholefield to the Honourable Henry Esson Young, Provincial Secretary. This work "represents the first bulletin of the British Columbia Provincial Archives Department." - from page 3. "Vindicates the contention of Captain Vancouver that his ships were the first to complete the navigation of the inner channels which separate Vancouver Island from the British Columbia mainland." - M. Menzies. Errata neatly affixed to verso of Map List. Map plate V loose but present. Rough cut pages. Contents clean, unmarked and lightly yellowed. Small tears to bottom edges of beige card covers. A rare and significant contribution to British Columbia history. . Good. 1914. First Edition.

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        [Publisher's Mockup or Prospectus for an Unpublished Magazine]: The Woman Investor. Vol. 1, No. 1. February 1914

      New York: The Woman Investor. 1914. Quarto (12" x 9"). 21, [3]pp. First and last leaves a little stained, detached at the spine, very good. Original publisher's mockup, containing the basic outline of the magazine with empty spaces for the still-unwritten articles. The first attempt at a magazine featuring women as investors. The lead article to be written by Jane Addams was titled "Dollars and Sense." Other projected articles (presumably never written or published) include "The Million Who are Taboo" by Anne Faulkner; "The Test of Investment Capacity" by Mrs. Russell Sage; and "The Words of His Mouth: Concerning a Finance Gentleman who was so Smooth he Slipped" by Elizabeth Beecher. On page four the editor or publisher prints a page-long statement of purpose with a decidedly feminist opening statement: "Women stockholders are denied equality with men stockholders." And further on, concerning the magazine: "It is likely to be found as militant. It will be as fair, though, as it is outspoken." We can find no further information about this intended publication and no publisher or editor is named. OCLC locates no copies; there is no record that the magazine was ever published. Perhaps unique. .

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        Opstilling med gyldenris.

      Maleri. Sign. V.L. 1914. 34,5x44 cm. Olie på malepap. Uindrammet

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        Why the Dollar is Shrinking

      New York: Macmillan, 1914. 233 p, (4). First edition, first printing. (Dated title page "1914" with "Set up and electrotyped. September, 1914" on copyright page.) Very Good condition. No jacket. Clean pages. Lettering on front cover worn. A bit of light mottling to cloth, corners bumped. A nice copy. A true first of neoclassical economist Irving Fisher's treatise on monetary theory.

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        Ausgewählte Werke 1., 2., 3., 4., 5., 6. Band ( = 6 Bände) herausgegeben von Hans Heinrich Borcherdt. nummerierte , auf 80 Ex. limitierte Vorzugsausgabe

      München , Georg Müller, 1914.. Bd. 1, 3 = 1922, Bd, 2 = 1914, Bd. 4, 5 , 6 = 1923, 1., 2., 3. 4. Band : Reformatorische und politische Schriften , 5. Bd.: Vom Unfreien Willen Schriften zur Neuorganisation der Kirche, Bd. 6: Schriften zur Neuorganisation der Gesellschaft Der grpße Katechismus ; auf van Gelder Bütten, Kopfgoldschnitt, gebundene Ausgabe. gut erhalten, leicht gebraucht, in O-Schubern , Schnitt unten u. rechts ungeschnitten / bei nBd. 1bis 3 etwas stockfleckig, nummeriert, & limitiert auf 80 Exemplare

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        PITTURA SCULTURA FUTURISTE (Dinamismo plastico).

      Milano, Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia", 1914. In-8 p., brossura originale, pp. (6),469,(7), con un ritratto di Boccioni (foto di E. Sommariva) al frontespizio, illustrato da 51 tavv. in b.n. f.t. che riproducono ?"quadri, sculture di Boccioni - Carra' - Russolo - Balla - Severini - Soffici?". "Prima edizione" di quest'opera divenuta rara e ricercata. Cfr. Falqui,90 - Salaris,23. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        The Peter Pan Portfolio

      New York: Brentanos, 1914. First edition. Very Good. Folio, measuring . A Very Good copy of this oversized Rackham production. Cloth stained and soiled, some of the ties lacking. Internal contents are in excellent condition, but for a small dampstain affecting the last three leaves (mostly noticeable on the tissue guards) with only the final illustration affected. The other eleven tipped in color illustrations are all in perfect order. Selling at a bargain for the condition issues. Arthur Rackham was one of the great illustrators of the early 20th century, a period which is referred to as the "golden age" in British book design. His works were produced in both limited and mass market editions as there was a large market for ornately illustrated books before the First World War. Rackham used a unique style, thought to mix European and East Asian influences, that involved both pen and India Ink as well as watercolor. His work was displayed all over Europe - and received awards at International Exhibitions in Milan and Barcelona and Rackham would influence heavily many illustrators, especially those of children's books, who came after him. "Rackham's illustrations to Grimm, Hans Andersen or Poe show him at his most imaginative and observant of human nature, while his gnomes, fairies and gnarled anthropomorphic trees in Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens or A Midsummer Night's Dream represent his more fantastic side.... He was - and remains - a soloist in front of an orchestra, a player with the responsibility to interpret and add a personal lustre to great works with variations of infinite subtlety and grace." [Arthur Rackham: A Life with Illustration, by James Hamilton, Pavilion Books, Ltd., London, 1990; published in New York by Arcade Publishing, Inc. as Arthur Rackham, A Biography]. Very Good.

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        Young Liberal Pamphlets (1903-1913)

      London : National League of Young Liberals, 1914, Hardback, 1st edition, circa 1914Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Extensive additional ephemera loosely inserted. Association; Rees' own copy with his bookplate. Loosely inserted are four manuscript letters to Rees from Walter Runciman all signed and dated on headed paper along with related clippings, a photo, another related typed letter, Rees manuscript notes and advertising bills for League of Young Liberal events. Further detail on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; Description: 1 vol. (various pagings) : ports. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Liberal party (Great Britain) --Liberalism --Great Britain --Politics and government --Speeches and addresses.

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        Plain Tales from the Hills - Signed, Limited Edition (Volume 1 of The Seven Seas Edition)

      New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1914. Signed and limited to 1,050 copies. Volume 1 of the Seven Seas Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling. In Very Good condition, with paper covered slip case. Light tide mark to spine and slip case, light foxing to pages, else fine. The slip case shows light staining and wear, with a split starting at the top front seam. Ribbon place holder detached, and with offsetting to two pages. A lovely copy, signed by Rudyard Kipling.

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