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        The Complete Writings. Author's Edition

      New York: The Roycroft Shop,, [1914]. 20 volumes, quarto. Original brown half morocco, titles and wreath design to spines gilt, geometrical decoration to spine and corners in dark brown, tan sides and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispieces, headpieces and illustrations throughout. An excellent set. The Author's Edition, one of a limited edition of 1000 sets, signed "Elbert Hubbard" on the limitation leaf (though these signatures were apparently done by Hubbard's assistants). Roycroft was a handicraft community founded in East Aurora, N.Y. about 1895 by Elbert Hubbard, who was influenced by the English Arts and Crafts movement. Hubbard started the Roycroft Press in order to publish a series of biographical sketches he had written called "Little Journeys." These form the first volume of this collected edition. Hubbard quickly became both popular and famous and collected a community of craftspeople around him in Aurora. Roycroft craftspeople were skilled metal smiths, leather smiths, and bookbinders. Today, items that were produced by the Roycrofters are highly sought after by collectors.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lands Forlorn. A Stroy of an Expedition to Hearne's Coppermine River

      Putnam's Sons, New York - 1914, 1st Edition. () Very good in very good dust jacket. xv, 285pp. Octavo. Bound in original gilt decorated blue boards. Coloured frontisipiece. 181 black and white illustrations from photos. Two folding maps at the end. Top edge gilt. Foredge has some mild foxing otherwise the book is very clean. Dust jacket has minor wear at the top of the spine otherwise is in very nice condition. Arctic Bibl. 4074. Story of a three man expedition to the Coppermine via Great Bear Lake, a winter at Great Bear, then down the Coppermine to its mouth the following summer. A barren lands classic and a wonderful read. This copy inscribed to Miss D Mevell in memory of her brother Cosmo from the author. Cosmo Melvill(e) was a British Big Game Hunter who made a trip tot he Barrens. Several pages have annotations in the authors hand. A prime and very collectable copy of the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Satyrical Characters and Handsome Descriptions in Letters by Cyrano de Bergerac. With an Introduction by Benjamin Parsons Bourland.

      Cambridge: Printed for The Rowfant Club of Cleveland, Ohio MDCCCCXIV [1914]. Number 105 of 125 copies. - 4 6/8 inches x 6 7/8 in., halftitle; frontispiece: Heince portrait; title-page; list of 4 illustrations (portraits by Heince, Desrochers engraving & an unsigned engraving); numbered limitation page; Bourland Introduction: pp. [vii]-xiv; reproduction of the 1658 London title-page. xxxi, pp. [1]-221. Uses early spellings & typography; printed on paper with the Glaslan watermark. Gray cloth spine with a printed paper title label (and a duplicate label in the back of the book), gray paper over boards; glassine type paper dustjacket, numbered in pencil on the front panel: 105 (this paper shows age-related tanning & edge wear). In the scarce slipcase, which is covered in black paper, and shows a printed paper title label on the spine (the spine ends of this slipcase show some wear, wear to slipcase edges, corners). The endpapers show some light tanning that has transfered from the glassine dustjacket, a few, tiny tan spots are present on some pages. Rough cut edges, top edges are all unopened. Overall, a near fine copy of a fairly fragile book, rarely found with the original dustjacket or slipcase. Very scarce book; only 125 copies were printed for members of The Rowfant Club, of which, Benjamin Parsons Bourland was a member. Clark, Rowfant Bibliography. Titles of some of the subjects of the Letters: Against Winter; For the Spring; For the Summer; Against Autumn; To my friends, the Water-drinkers; Upon the Shadow of Trees in the water; Of the Cypress Tree; Of a Tempest; In commendations of a red-haired Lady; Of a Country-house; For Witches; Against Witches; The Duellist; Upon a Recovery; Against a Coward; Against a Detractor; Of a Dwarf; Against a Plagiary; Against Scarron; Against a Pedant; Against Lent; To a reader of Romances; Against Physitians; A Dream; AEnigma, upon Sleep; Amorous Letters. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        WAGE-EARNING PITTSBURGH : THE PITTSBURGH SURVEY, FINDINGS IN SIX VOLUMES.

      Survey Associates, Inc., NY 1914 - 8vo., 582 pp., 128 illustrations from photographs and drawings, numerous charts and graphs. Gilt-tiled green cloth; a short separation of the endpapers at the front joint (but still firm), otherwise a fine, bright and flawless copy in the very rare photo-illustrated dw that is lacking but a few small chips at the edges. This is the sixth and final volumes of the Pittsburgh Survey, commissioned by the Russell Sage Foundation. It is a series of authoratative articles by; Paul U. Kellogg, Peter Roberts, Alois B. Koukol, Alexis Sokoloff, R.R. Wright, Jr., John R. Commons, Florence Kelley, H.F.J. Porter, Elizabeth B. Butler, and James Forbes, with photographs by Lewis W. Hine and drawings Joseph Stella, among others. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Illustrierte Zeitung,

      . Nr. 3710 - 3934, in 9 Bänden gebunden, Leipzig, Verlag Weber, 1914 f., Halbledereinband, Großformat, Ausgaben 3778-3783, 3863-3864 in falscher Reihenfolge gebunden, Band mit Ausgaben 3831-3861 neu gebunden, Ausgaben 3866, 3932, 3933 FEHLEN, Ausgabe 3785 2 fehlende Seiten, einige wenige Seiten lose, in einem Band einige Seiten wasserrandig, Zustand 2- (R392) ZUSAMMEN:.

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        The founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company presents a signed souvenir of the 1914 ?Firestone Homestead Outing? held where he was born, on the Columbiana, Ohio, farm built by his paternal grandfather

      Book, ??Firestone? Homestead Outing,? Columbiana, O., July 11th 1914,? Signed ?H.S. Firestone? on ?Greeting? page headed: ?To you who attended the Homestead dinner,? 28 separate pages, printed on one side of each page, 8? x 10?, plus a five page fold-out black & white photograph titled ?The Line-Up,? 30? x 7? image, overall 35? x 10?. Photographs and text on each page. Soft suede brown leather cover and spine, with tears. Moire cloth pastedowns. Very Good condition.Firestone?s signed ?Greeting? begins, ?Believing that you really did enjoy that day, here are a few pictures and verses as a Souvenir...?The fold-out photograph depicts the Firestone employees who attended, showing them, the farm in Columbiana where Firestone was born, and the automobiles (Firestone tires, no doubt) used to transport the group. Photographs throughout the book include the sporting and outdoor events of the day which was followed by an elaborate banquet dinner.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Journal of the Government North-West Expedition

      Adelaide: Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, 1914. Octavo, numerous black & white plates and illustration in the text, large folding map in pocket at rear; nicely bound in modern half tan calf by Sangorski. Basedow's diary of his 1903 expedition. First separate edition: although published in 1914, this is the diary journal of Basedow's 1903 expedition, which was principally a search for minerals accompanied by Lawrence Wells, a veteran of the ill-fated Calvert Scientific Expedition of 1896-97. It includes his detailed observations of the land explored, the Aborigines, and the natural history of the country traversed. Basedow's journal is known for the series of personal photographs that are printed on numerous plates throughout the text.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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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*

      Government of British Columbia, Victoria, BC 1914 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Life-Histories of African Game Animals Vols. I-II

      CHARLES SCRIBNERS APR. 1914, NY - Gold gilt top fore edge, general shelf wear, rubbed covers & extremeties, faded spine, ex-library with minimal markings (no pocket), else, good, clean and unmarked. original binding DATE PUBLISHED: APR. 1914 EDITION: 798 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Trees and Other Poems 1914 With Kilmer's Inscription Poem

      George H. Doran 1914 - Author's gift inscription. Early printing with 'Printed in the United States of America' on copyright page. Cameo photo of the boyish looking Kilmer adhered to front blank page. Medium brown paper covered boards with title and author paper labels on front board and spine. Light general wear. Chips missing from spine top with some cracking along top spine/front board border. Has Kilmer's unsigned fountain pen gift inscription on front blank page: 'Jim/ I think that I shall never see/ A poem as lovely as a tree/ Poems are made by fools like me/ But only God can make a tree-'. The beginning and ending lines of Kilmer's most beloved poem. 75 pages. Kilmer was killed at the Second Battle of Marne in 1918 at the age of 31. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BookScene]
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        PLATERO Y YO.

      - Elegía andaluza, con ilustraciones de Fernando Marco. Madrid, Ediciones "La Lectura", 1914, 1ª edición, edición, 11x17, 141p. Falta portadilla. Firma borrada. Tela editorial. (33741).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        Portrait of Auguste Rodin.

      Paris: Ambroise Vollard, ca. 1910-1914. - Lithographic print measuring 400 x 385 on sheet size 660 x 500 mm. (26 x 20 inches). One of 200 impressions. Very good with light wear and tiny tears to edges. Signed in the stone. Arches wove paper. Delteil, 49; Johnson 116; Melot, R51. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Paul CEZANNE.

      Paris: Vollard Editeur, 1914 - Paris: Vollard Editeur, 1914, first edition, one of 650 numbered copies (total edition 1000), folio, 188 pages, text in French by Vollard, illustrated with an original hors-texte etching "Tête de Jeune Fille" ("A Portrait of Claudine"), printed in sepia and signed in the plate by Paul Cezanne; 58 excellent full-page heliogravure plates (2 in colors) + 107 reproductions; plates with tissue guards with printed titles. An excellent copy bound in 1/2 morocco by the important Swiss binder Hermann Hiltbrunner, gilt top edge and spine lettering; the original wrappers and backstrip preserved. References: Cherpin 4; Monod 2465; Venturi 1160; Mahé III, 697; Johnson 33. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gemini Fine Books & Arts, Ltd. (ABAA)]
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        RUSSIA WITH TEHERAN, PORT ARTHUR, and PEKING. Handbook for Travellers

      Leipzig: Karl Baedeker. Very Good+. 1914. Hardcover. Slight wear to extremities and first map; 1st and only edition. One of the most scarce and precious titles of the Baedeker series. A description of the country before the revolution. 40 fold out maps in color and 78 plans ; 12mo; 590 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Baedeker's Russia; with Teheran Port Arthur and Peking

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1914 - 12mo. 590 pgs. Ex-library copy. Someone has tried to remove library markings, resulting in discoloration of spine, chips to the FPD, and RFEP. Library number on spine still visible as is a section of the book plate. Rear joint torn, small tear at head of spine,some wear to edges and corners. Includes all 40 maps, and 78 plans. All are clean and intact, except for a plan of St.Petersburg which is intact but detached from book. First map torn and repaired with tape, and last map (Railway map of Russia) is missing a large section at the bottom. Published just once, prior to the outbreak of WW I. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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        La Guerre en Bulgarie et en Turquie - onze mois de campagne : I. Notes et impressions. - II. Les blesses. / par le Professeur Octave Laurent

      Paris : A. Maloine 1914 - Description: 383p. : illus, 302 b/w photos ; 22cm. Subjects: War --Bulgaria --Turkey. Balkans --War --History. Language: French. Near fine copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked, half leather-backed marbled boards. Spine bands and panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Previous owner's inked stamp to prelims. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. 1 Kg. 383 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Die Baukunst unserer Zeit. Dem Baukunstjünger ein Führer auf diesem Kunstgebiete. 4. Aufl.,

      Wien, Anton Schroll & Co. 1914. - Wagners programmatische Hauptschrift in ihrer vierten und endgültigen Fassung. Enthält auch die Vorworte zu den vorangegangenen Auflagen (1895, 1898, 1901). Enthält: Der Architekt / Der Stil / Die Komposition / Die Konstruktion / Die Kunstpraxisd / Die Kunstförderung / Die Kunstkritik. 4°. 1 Bl., 138 S., 1 Bl. Mit 137 Abbildungen nach Fotographien im Text. Orig. Engl.brosch. Auf Packpapier gedruckte typographische Umschlaggestaltung. Umschlag geringf. berieben u. vereinz. fleckig, Ecken des Vorderdeckels min. geknickt, Umschlag u. vorderer Spiegel mit altem Namenszug, im Text sauber und gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        PORTO PÍ IN DER BUCHT VON PALMA DE MALLORCA.

      Imp. Heinr. Mercy Sohn. Prag, 1914 - . 23,5 cm. XXXI-709 pág., 2 planos plegados (uno de Porto Pi y otro del fondeadero), a escala 1:5000. Ilustr. con 8 lám. con fotografías, fuera del texto. Enc. en tela, mancha en la lomera. * Magnífica obra escrita por el archiduque Luis Salvador, que dedicó casi la totalidad de su producción al estudio de las Baleares. La parte final recoge la transcripción de documentos históricos en catalán y castellano. Incluye, además, una exhaustiva bibliografía. CCPB 690355-X. Palau 288448. Balears. Mallorca. Porto Pi. Illes Balears Libros modernos a partir de 1830 alemán [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories

      George Routledge & Sons (1914), London - Lacking the front free endpaper. The spine cloth has split along the entire length of both joints. The spine cloth has been re-glued to the book in amateur fashion. 1/8" missing along top of spine. Boards rubbed and worn, with running of red dye to the page edges and margins of the endpapers from water damage. Owner's signatures in pen on title page and in pencil on front pastedown. ; First printing. "First Published in 1914" on copyright page. [viii], 200 pages. "A few months before the lamented death of my husband - I might say even as the shadow of death was over him - he planned three series of short stories for publication, and the present volume is one of them." - from the Preface by Florence A. L. Bram Stoker. "When we started for our drive the sun was shining brightly on Munich, and the air was full of the joyousness of early summer." - opening sentence of the first story, "Dracula's Guest".; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        Around the World in 30 Days; Or, the Greatest Trip Ever Made

      New York: Street & Smith, 1914 - A thrilling science fiction adventure by an author later to distinguish himself for his much-beloved stories about collies, beginning with LAD: A DOG (1919). Advanced transportation technology allows Terhune's heroes to complete Phileas Fogg's record-setting journey in less than half the time. Written to capitalize on the enormous popularity of the work of Jules Verne, who had died nine years earlier, the novel was serialized in five installments in Street & Smith's TOP NOTCH MAGAZINE between February and April, 1914, and issued as a pulp novel in the publisher's Adventure Library shortly afterwards. Terhune's popularity after the publication of LAD led Street & Smith to reissue the novel in 1925, and when copies of this title surface it is generally the reprint: the first edition is very seldom encountered. Read to pieces by generations of youthful admirers, few copies of this fragile publication have survived. A very good copy in illustrated wrappers. Housed in a custom chemise and clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        Meine Tibetreise. Eine Studienfahrt durch das nordwestliche China und durch die innere Mongolei in das östliche Tibet. 2 Bände.

      Union, Berlin 1914. - XI, 352 u. 346 S. mit 156 (1 farb.) Tafeln, 36 Abb. u. 1 farb. Faltkarte im Anhang. Gr.-8°. Illustr.-Ln. Einbände u. Schnitt etwas fleckig. In Bd. 1 Frontispiz, Titel u. Widmungsblatt teils gelöst. Name auf Vorsatz. Im Ganzen gutes, dekoratives Exemplar. Erstausgabe des bedeutenden Werkes.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kaner & Kaner GbR]
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        The Titan

      John Lane 1914 - First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by Thodore Dreiser on a hand written letter laid into the book. A magnificent dustjacket seldom seen in this nice of condition. This original first issue dustjacket has minor wear to the edges and folds. Otherwise, a beautiful copy. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this true first edition SIGNED by the author. We buy Dreiser First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        1914 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL DETAILING THE CANALS SYSTEM OF NORTHEASTERN USA

      Coalport, Pennsylvania PA, USA 1914 - The unidentified author of this journal has created a fascinating study and detailed assessment of Canals in the north-eastern USA. We believe the writer is based in or near Coalport Pennsylvania as most of the charts and schedules relate to Coalport as the starting point. It is a pocket sized multi-ring notebook with 101 numbered pages and three extended pull out maps, an index and some printed articles about canals are glued in. It has drawings of canal boats. Important details are neatly underlined in red ink. The author spent a huge amount of time and attention into the details. It measures 3.25" by 5.5". The notebook cover is in very rough shape, there are a few pages that are no longer attached but all appear present and very legible. There is some age-toning evident. Lehigh, Delaware, Barge, Cape Cod, Panama, Morris are some of the canals mentioned. Some of the subjects are boat-canal dimensions, coal rates, tolls, aqueducts, distances between places, dams on the Lehigh, Tides +++. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
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        L'illustration. Revue hebdomadaire. Collection complète, en fascicules, de la grande guerre, du 4 juillet 1914 au 2 août 1919.

      1914 - Bien complets de ses 10 Volumes in-folios (40, cm x 31 cm) dans sa reliure éditeur usagée. Intérieur en bon état.

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        AMANTIUM IRAE. LETTERS TO LORD AND LADY AMBERLEY IN THE YEARS 1864-67.

      Hammersmith, 1914. - Octavo, 141pp. One of 150 copies on paper. Full limp vellum, with title gilt on spine. Fine presswork and use of initials as well as interesting contents make this a desirable Doves title. The smallest limitation of all the Doves Press books. Franklin, p.212. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        III. Ausstellung für Deutsche Kochkunst und verwandte Gewerbe. Bürgerliche Küche, Armeeverpflegung, Krankenküche. Terrassen am Halensee vom 11. - 20. Oktober.

      Verband Deutscher Köche, Druck M. Fischer, Berlin, ca. 1914. - Größe circa 71,5 x 95 cm. Plakatentwurf anonym. Kleine Fehler fachmännisch restauriert. Auf Japanpapier aufgezogen.

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        Führer durch die koloniale Wander-Ausstellung und die Ausstellung Ägypten. Essen a. d. Ruhr 1914.

      Essen an der Ruhr: Gedruckt bei Fredebeul & Koenen, 1914.. Original-Broschur, 8°, 38 Seiten, nur Text, keine Bilder. Gutes, sauberes Exemplar mit Längsknick (s. Bild)..

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        In Dickens's London. Twenty-Two Photogravure Proofs Reproducing the Charcoal Drawings by F. Hopkins Smith.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914 - 22 loose photogravure proofs. Each matted and housed in the publisher's folder. An excellent set in the original folder. First edition. One of a limited edition of 150 numbered sets, each signed on the limitation leaf by the artist and the publisher. Additionally signed by Smith on the print "Coffee-Room, George Inn". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        TOPOGRAFIA MEDICA DE SABADELL

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Barcelona. 1914. Holandesa. XXV+720Pag+2 desplegables(mapas). 27x20. Estudio Medico-demografico Higienico-Social con Historia Y Folklore. Magnifica Obra. Dificil en comercio. 5.6 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Der Knockabout. Eine Zeitschrift

      Wien, Vlg. "Der Knockabout" Anfang Juni 1914.. Heft 1 (Alles Erschienene!) 31 (1) S. Ogeh. Mit Einbandill v. [Felix Albrecht] Harta. EA Bilke, Zeitgenossen der Fackel S. 137ff.; vgl. Fritz Karpfen, Kraus und die Querulanten (1920); Raabe/H.-B. 96.24 - Seltene Sammlung polemischer Schriften gegen Karl Kraus. "Erst wenn ein Wichtignehmen dieses Karl Kraus seine Unwichtigkeit erwiesen hat, wird der Knockabout zu jenen Fragen vordringen auf die zwar nicht ihm, aber manchem, von dem er nicht mißverstanden sein möchte, heute noch durch die prahlerischen Schranken der 'Fackel' der Blick verstellt ist." (Programmzitat S. 4). - Dazu: Der Querulant. Antipolitische Zeitschrift von Karl Adler. Heft 1, 3. Juni 1920. 8°. 44 (2) S. - Beiligend: Dgl. 1. Heft, 23. Jänner 1925. kl.-8°. 61 (1) S. Ogeh. - 'Der Querulant' war ab 1920 der Nachfolger des 'Knockabout'. Die drei Hefte sind alles Erschienene aus der Redaktion des Kraus-Gegners Karl Adler. Adler war der Sohn Viktor Adlers und Brüder des Stürgkh-Mörders Friedrich Adler.

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        Letter of State Standing Up For American Rights During World War I, Drafted and Typed Out by President Wilson

      - Letter of State Standing Up For American Rights During World War I, Drafted and Typed Out by President Wilson.Text, notes and edits demonstrate AmericaÕs foreign policy architect at work.With the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the first response of the American people and government was to remain neutral. The goal of neutrality continued until 1917, and the aim of American foreign policy was to remain out of the war and maintain the political and commercial rights of a neutral in the face of opposition from the belligerents. Britain, from the first day of the war, used its powerful navy to establish a blockade of Germany, and the Germans in turn tried to counter-blockade Britain by using U-Boats to sink shipping bound there. By the start of 1915, it was clear that the war would in part be a battle of commerce, with neutrals trying to trade with both sides caught squarely in the middle. The U.S. had a long history of merchant shipping issues with the British going back to before the War of 1812, and these now resurfaced. On February 4, 1915, Germany issued a War Zone Decree warning that the waters around Great Britain would be a danger zone for neutral shipping. In response, the U.S. government stated that Germany would be held strictly accountable if a German commander destroyed an American vessel and cost the lives of American citizens on the high seas. Being even-handed, the U.S. also made representations to Britain against using its flag improperly. Neither belligerentÕs reply was responsive, with GermanyÕs stating on February 16 that both mines and submarines would make the war zone unsafe and the best thing for neutrals would be to avoid it. Germany did, however, imply that she would give up submarine warfare if Britain would allow foodstuffs and raw materials to move into Germany without interference. The American Government believed it saw in the German proposal an opening for a successful negotiation with both belligerents with regard to the rights of neutrals. It sent Germany and Britain identical notes dated February 20 suggesting that they cease the use of all mines on the high seas. U-Boats were to be used against merchant ships only for the purpose of exercising the right to visit and search. Britain was to desist from its interference with the movement of foodstuffs into Germany, and these were to be distributed by agencies designated by the United States government. On March 1, Germany issued a qualified acceptance of these terms, though demanding broader importation rights and setting conditions on British merchant vessels. That very day, seemingly ignoring the U.S. note, Britain stepped up its blockade by announcing a measure to stop all movement of goods to or from Germany. The British put their intentions in writing, handing U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan a memorandum denouncing German submarine warfare and stating its goal as preventing Òcommodities of any kind from reaching or leaving Germany.Ó On March 15, Britain finally got around to answering, and rejecting, the U.S. letter of February 20. The British note stated that there was a blockade Òeffectively controlling by cruiser cordon all passage to and from Germany by sea,Ó and cited a plethora of justifications for the refusal, including illegal conduct by Germany and the ambiguity of GermanyÕs response to the American note. Enclosed with the March 15 response was an Order in Council issued on March 11, providing that no vessels sailing to Germany after March 1 would be allowed to proceed to a German port. Moreover, any vessel sailing for a neutral European port having aboard goods of German ownership or destination might be seized. Finally, the Order offered to relax the interference of Britain with commerce between America and European neutrals, if the European neutrals would persuade or force the steamship lines under their flags not to carry goods of German ownership or origin. BritainÕs note of March 1, its March 15 response [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
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        Die Impressionisten. Pisarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cezanne, Guillaumin.,

      Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1914 - Zweite Auflage. Mit Zwei Originalradierungen (!) von Renoir und einem Holzschnitt nach Cezanne. Goldgeprägter Original Halb-Pergament Einband, dieser etwas nachgedunkelt und berieben. Schwache Abräsion, sonst sauber erhalten, firme Bindung. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        [Fine Autograph Letter, Signed, as "Harry Collingwood," with a Two-page List of His Book Publications, and a Portrait Cabinet Photograph]

      Liverpool. 12 October 1914.. Three pages, on three panels of a folded quarto lettersheet. Horizontal fold from mailing, otherwise very good. Lancaster writes an American reader, who has written him about the series of nautical novels Lancaster published under the pseudonym, "Harry Collingwood" (a nom de plume he adopted in tribute to his hero, Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood). He encloses a list of his titles (an additional two pages, on two panels of another folded quarto lettersheet), and notes: "I am a little surprised to learn that so few of my books are known in the U.S.A. Is it that your countrymen do not care for sea stories, or is it that, from a sense of patriotism, they will only read American authors?" He details his lack of expertise at finding an American publisher "of good standing" as he has "never attempted to place any of my work on your side of the 'Pond' ...." He notes that the recipient ("Mr. Hassett" or "Harrett") has a connection with the CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, and indicates he would be greatly obliged if he had any advice on the matter. He highly recommends his forthcoming book, THE FIRST MATE: "The hero is of course British (our publishers practically insist upon this whenever it is possible), but the other principal characters are Americans, and I think Americans would find the book interesting. I may say that if I could come to a satisfactory agreement with an American House, I could supply two books, each of 100,000 words, per annum, and although my forte is of course sea stories, I have written others in which all the adventures occurred ashore." He signs the letter as "'Harry Collingwood'" (in quotes). Accompanied by a fine cabinet photograph (17 x 11 cm) of Lancaster by Maull & Fox, identified on the verso in ink, and dated 1898. Lancaster was the son of a Royal Navy Captain and was educated at the Naval College, Greenwich. He first shipped out at the age of 15, but had to set aside his aspirations toward a naval career due to severe myopia. In tandem with his eventual career as a marine engineer, he published 23 nautically based novels under the Collingwood pseudonym, including the prescient science fiction novel, THE LOG OF THE FLYING-FISH. A STORY OF AERIAL AND SUBMARINE PERIL AND ADVENTURE (1887).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Our Mr. Wrenn. The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1914 - Inscribed twice by Lewis to Mary Vorse O'Brien and Joseph O'Brien, the first signed only with initials, the other with an inscription "To Joe, & to Mary, (who used to make me 'write some more Mr. Wrenn') from their friend & adorer, Sinclair Lewis" Mary Vorse wrote "The Prestons", "Passaic", "Second Cabin" and "Strike." She spent most of her life in Provincetown. A very nice association copy of his second book First edition. 8vo. Frontispiece. Original grey cloth gilt, rubbed, some browning and spotting of text, generally light, in custom clamshell box. Merle Johnson p 311 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Des Imagistes. An Anthology.

      New York: Albert and Charles Boni; London: The Poetry Bookshop, 1914 - Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine and upper board in black. Binding rubbed and dulled, spine tanned, extremities worn, partial browning to free endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of Ezra Pound's first anthology of the Imagist movement. This is a special review copy inscribed by the publisher (?Harold Monro, proprietor of the Poetry Bookshop), on the title page, "Review Copy, with the Publisher's Compliments." Bound from the sheets of the American first issue, with the Poetry Bookshop imprint stamped from type on the title-page; this copy bearing the stamp with the ornamental "o". The anthology includes poetry by Pound himself, James Joyce, Richard Aldington and his wife H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), Ford Maddox Hueffer (Ford), and William Carlos Williams, (also F. S. Flint, Skipwith Cannell, Amy Lowell, Alen Upward and John Cournos.) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Darkness and Dawn

      Small Maynard and Company, Boston 1914 - Small Maynard and Company, Boston, 1914. Hardcover. First Edition. Signed by author: "To Claude Fisher, with best regards, Claude Allan England". The last two leaves are blanks, four inserted plates (including color frontispiece) by P. J. Monahan, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, pictorial endpapers. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Condition Details: Binding is a little loose and one of the front pages has pulled away from binding at the bottom. Detailed pictures included otherwise a very good, clean copy with minimal wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jack's Bookstore]
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        Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Eaux-fortes originales de G. Jeanniot.

      Paris, L. Careret, 1914.. 2 vol. 4°. 2 Bl., 298 S., 2 Bl.; 2 Bl., 393 S., 1 S., 2 Bl. Rote Lederbände mit reicher goldgepr. Rückenverzierung, mehrfacher Deckelfiletierung mit Eckfleurons, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, roten Seidespiegeln, Ganzgoldschnitt, in Schuber, OBroschuren eingebunden.. Nr. 5 von 30 Exemplaren auf Velin du Marais mit den Originalradierungen in Schwarz und in Farbe und zusätzlich mit den Radierungen Pures (GA 200 Exemplare). - Aus der Bibliothek von Cortland F. Bishop mit seinem Exlibris. - Tadelloses Exemplar in einem Prachteinband.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        De Bare'e-Sprekende Toradja's van Midden-Celebes.

      Martinus Nijhoff, s-Gravenhage, 1912/1912/1912/1914. - EA. 4 Bände. Mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Farbkarte am Ende von Band III; Band IV 'Platen en Kaarten' enthält 58 fotogr. Abb. auf 26 großformatigen Tafeln, Zeichnungen, Holzschnitte und Lithographien in s/w und Farbe auf weiteren 13 Tafeln sowie 3 mehrfach gefaltete Farbkarten. So vollständig. HLn.-Bände. XI, 426 S. / VII, 468 S. / VII, 717 S. / Band IV. unpag. 4°.(3x) / Groß-Folio (38x28cm). Alle 4 Einbände berieben und teils leicht bestoßen; Band II und III fordere Innengelenke leicht angeknackst, alle drei Textbände sonst sauber und ohne Anstreichungen, keine Bibl.-Ex.; die Portfolio-Mappe von Bd. IV hat nur noch Reste der Schließ-Bändchen, die Tafeln sind teils an den Rändern leicht gefranst, aber alle sauber und in gutem Zustand. Insgesamt gute Exemplare!! Das sehr seltene Standardwerk vollständig in der Erstausgabe.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KAIAPO]
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        Porto Pí in der Bucht von Palma de Mallorca.

      Prag Mercy 1914 - XXXI, 709 S., 1 weißes Bl. Mit 2 Faltplänen (davon 1 farbig) und 8 Tafeln. Gr.-8° (23,5 x 17 cm). Gepolsterte gelbe Original-Leinwand. Erste Ausgabe. - Umfangreiches Werk mit Dokumentenanhang über den alten Hafen bei Palma de Mallorca. Wie immer bei Ludwig Salvator anomym erschienen, großzügig gedruckt und bescheiden eingeleitet: "Da fiel mir ein, ob es nicht von Interesse wäre, alles, was sich auf denselben [Torre de Pelayres] und den benachbarten, kleinen Hafen von Porto Pí bezog, zusammenzustellen und zu einer Schilderung zu vereinigen" (Vorrede). - Die Arbeiten des "Sonderlings" unter den Habsburgern (1847-1915) über die Balearen sind auch heute noch Grundlage jeder Beschäftigung mit Geschichte und Kultur der Inseln. - Polsterung der Deckel mit kleinen Druckstellen, Rücken minimal aufgehellt. Schönes Exemplar. *Beckmann 41. 1380 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Two Portrait photographs of Junius Spencer Morgan, Jr. , as toddler and child, dated December 1894 and August 1898

      n.p., n.d.. (MORGAN, JUNIUS SPENCER, JR) Each 4 x 5-1/2 inches on studio card mounts, with name and date in ink. Fine . Charming photographs of the grandson of the legendary financier J. P. Morgan. The first portrait shows the young child (aged two) standing and holding a sailing ship (L. Alman, New York and Newport, R. I.). In the second (aged six), he is posed leaning against a stone bench before a rural backdrop (Bullingham, London). Eldest son of Jack Morgan, "Junius Spencer, Jr., graduated from Harvard in 1914. he served as a junior officer on a destroyer off the English coast in the war, an experience that left him with shattered nerves. Tall and extraordinarily handsome, with the face of a sensitive actor, he became a Morgan partner in 1919. Warmly approachable and possessed of a dry sense of humor, Junius was probably the nicest Morgan-but the most dismal businessman. ... Like his father and grandfather and brother, Junius became a commodore of the New York Yacht Club-the only certifiable Morgan activity that really fit him" (Chernow, The House of Morgan, p. 266)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The History of Magic

      David McKay, 1914-01-01 Philadelphia: David McKay Publishers [1914]. xxxiv + 536 pp. Illustrated plates. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, tissue-guarded frontis of the author. First American edition, first printing. (Similar to first English edition of 1913, stating "Printed in England" on copyright page. No additional printings indicated on copyright and title pages. Front flap ad for "Ephemeris to 1915," which would only have been advertised in 1914.) Near Fine in about Good dust jacket. Wear to front hinge, it and rear hinge are a bit free. A few tiny, light spots on edges. Gilt lettering quite strong and bright. As for jacket, front and back panels present nicely but front panel detached from spine; chips at head, tail, and two in center of spine panel, one of which is adjacent to a closed tear. Scratch near tail. Chipping along top edge. A touch of very light soiling. Scarce as a first American edition (more so than the previous year's English edition), let alone in its original jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Through the Brazilian Wilderness. With Illustrations from Photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and Other Members of the Expedition.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914 - Large octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine and upper board and top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Very slight wear to ends of spine, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy in the unevenly tanned and lightly rubbed jacket with a few small marks and tiny nicks, and a closed tear to the upper spine fold that has been professionally repaired. Photogravure frontispiece and 48 half-tone plates, one folding and 2 full-page maps. First edition, first impression. Very scarce in the dust jacket. Account of Roosevelt's "zoogeographic reconnaissance" with the Brazilian explorer Rondon to discover if the Rio da Dúvida ("River of Doubt"), flowed into the Amazon. Traversing some of the most dangerous territory of Amazonia the party was successful and the river was renamed Rio Roosevelt, sometimes Rio Teodoro, in his honour. Howgego IV, R31. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Kriegszeit - Künstlerflugblätter. Nr. 12, 14, 20, 46, 49, 53, 57 vom 11. Novmber 1914- 15. November 1915 (7 Hefte).

      Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1914-15. 2° (48 x 32 cm), je 2 Bl, zahlreiche Abb. (davon 7 blattgrosse Orig.-Lithogr. von Ernst Barlach), Lose Bl., Am Rande minimale Klebbandspuren), sonst gute Exemplare (papierbedingt gebräunt) Preis in CHF: 550. Alle Lithographien im Stein signiert. Barlachs Original-Lithographien: An der Ostgrenze. Die Reuterpresse. Erst Sieg dann Frieden. Und wen die Welt voll Teufel wär! Die Betlehem Steel-Company in Amerika. Der Drescher von Masuren. Serbische Elegie. ausserderem Orig.-Lihogr. von. Erich Büttner, Greve-Lindau, August Gaul, Max Liebermann, R. Grossmann, Otto Hettner, Nerlinger, Helmuth Stockmann, Valer v. Ferencky, Ludwig Danziger, Carl o. Petersen, F. Fickler, Alice Trübner.- "Die Kriegszeit 1914-1916" und das Nachfolgeblatt "Der Bildermann 1916 nur 18 Hefte." waren die bedeutendsten Künstlerflugblätter im 1. Weltkrieg im Dienste der patriotischen Sache. [Sterben als Kunst.]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Cartoons of the Great War. World War One Album of Colorful Cartoons and Caricatures, possibly by a P.O.W

      1914(?)-1915/6. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 22.5 by 18 cm. 270 pp., almost all with one or more colorfully painted cartoons and caricatures depicting the early part of World War One, beginning in 1914 and possibly all the way through 1915. The album was made with a notebook with ruled lined paper. On most pages, the lines have been covered over, and are at most barely visible. & & One of the specific events alluded to is the sinking of the Aboukir, Hogue and Cressy by one German submarine, an event which occurred in September, 1914. The sinking of the Lusitania and chemical warfare are alluded to well into the album, which brings the album into the middle of 1915. It is possible the album runs into 1916 but not by much. The jingoistic, and non-subtle analysis manifest in the cartoons, does not give way to a weariness, a questioning, or disillusionment which would certainly have asserted itself later on in the war. & & The cover has a raised title, not fully legible anymore; from what can be made out, it was probably "Cartoons of the Great War". The identity of the artist is unknown; we were told he was a P.O.W., but there is no concrete evidence corroborating this and the assertion may be unverifiable. Other than the hearsay, support for the hypothesis, for that is what it is to us, comes from the unconventional materials used to produce the album. The paints used are not what someone with such an abiding interest in artwork would have chosen if he had the freedom to do so, but in a P.O.W. camp the artist would settle for what was on hand. The media used to paint the cartoons are various, but most unusual is the heavy use of an oil paint, or a house paint, which was frequently employed as a background, probably in part to blot out evidence that the artwork was applied to a lined notepaper. If these cartoons were done in a P.O.W. camp, the artist had to have been captured at the very outset of the war.& & Many of the cartoons are not really tied in to day-to-day events, but rather personalize and personify the war into a few stock characters -- the Kaiser, his sidekick of a fictional youthful son named Willie (the Crown Prince was named Wilhelm, but by the time of the war he was not only in his thirties, but also quite unlike this fictional incarnation), a lion representing Britain, John Bull, Uncle Sam, etc. -- who play things out in a Manichaean burlesque. And in this framework the bad guys are repeatedly bested, humbled and humiliated in the satisfying manner of animated cartoon villains. These simplifications are to some extent the diet everyone is fed during wartime, but would it not seem especially consistent with someone who might have been fed limited, and often, misleading information, by an enemy captor, and as an exercise by the artist to bolster his own and his colleagues' spirits? & & Yet one can not rule out that the album was kept by a soldier in the trenches, where too, the choice of artist’s tools one would expect to have been limited.& & Throughout the album the artist mines national stereotypes for humor, just as one would expect during wartime, and also during an era with few taboos in such patronizing merriment. Targets include Turkey, or the Ottoman Empire, and Austria-Hungary, as well as Germany. The cartoon captions can be obscure, their humor, lost on us; at times, we suspect, the captions might have come across as heavy-handed or clumsy even back when. Yet it should also be pointed out that much of the time the cartoons make their point with non-literal allegory in very clever ways. & & The imagery, unlike some of the text, holds up wonderfully well, and it is that we can feast on. One does not really have to know anything about the war, nor have an interest in the war, to enjoy the fancifulness and verve of the pictures. & & There are cartoons that refer to a channel tunnel, chemical gas warfare, Sinn Fein, Lord Kitchener, von Hindenburg, and on and on. Some of the best work is of caricatures of the leading figures in the war other than the Kaiser; or of the artist’s lampoons of alleged German cartoons; or a number of funny pieces that do not have a direct connection to the war. That said, a considerable amount of the album’s impact is cumulative, and it is the totality of creative energy and vision that make this album so special.& & The spine is somewhat cocked. The text block juts out a quarter inch from the binding. The binding is scuffed and has moderate to heavy wear. One leaf loose. A few leaves with minor damage. Very Good. Hardcover.& &

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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