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        Hand-embroidered notebook.

      [1914] 1914 - Octavo. Contemporary grey cloth over boards, with white cloth covering hand-embroidered in black thread for a full floral panelling, hand-printed patterned endpapers, all edges dyed yellow. The pages blank within. Fine. This charming notebook, blank within, was hand-bound and decorated to a decidedly Bloomsbury aesthetic by Harriette Anne Morrell (1842-1924), and inscribed to her daughter-in-law Ottoline Morrell (1873-1938) in pencil on the first blank, "To Dear Ottoline from H.A.M. July. 1914". Harriette Morrell, the mother of Philip Morrell, was an accomplished artist and needleworker. After her death a memorial exhibition catalogue of her work, Harriette Anne Morrell: A Description of Herself and Some of her Needlework and Painting, Edited by Her Son was published by Basil Blackwell in 1925. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Neueste illustrierte Kriegsberichte GRANATSPLITTER 1. Weltkrig

      Zum Beginn des 1. Weltkrieges erschien ab 1914 - wöchentlich - der neueste illustrierte Kriegsbericht " GRANATSPLITTER ", Verlag Vogel & Vogel, Leipzig. Dieser Verlag empfahlfür das Sammeln dieser Kriegsberichte Sammelbände. Ich biete hier 2 Original-Sammelbände mit den Ausgaben Nr. 1 bis 20/1914, 21 - 52 / 1915 == im Band 1914 - und Ausgaben 53 - 71 / 2015, 72 - 104 / 1916 == im Band 1914- 1915 - 1916 == Jeder dieser Kriegsberichte umfasst 12 Seiten, mit nganzem Titelblatt, der Inhalt : Berichte aller Kriegsschauplätze, aller Waffengattungen,auch über die "Feinde" und Verbündete. Sehr viele Fotos mit Angaben, Skizzen und Karten, sowie jeweils Werbung. Alle Berichte komplett - so gut wie nicht beschädigt, keine Stockflecke, leichte Abstoßungen an den Einbände. RARITÄT !!

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        Busting 'Em and Other Big League Stories

      New York: Edward J. Clode, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Hardcover in tan cloth lettered in dark brown. 282 pp. Illustrated with humorous drawings. A tight, generally fine example, just a touch of wear at the spine extremities and a tiny tear to the cloth at the head of the spine. Internally clean and bright. Lacking the extremely rare dust jacket. One of the rarest and most sought after baseball books, an autobiographical account of one of the games immortals, Ty Cobb. Much in the same vein as Christy Mathewson's "Pitching In A Pinch" published two years earlier, Cobb recounts tales from his own career as well as stories from around the major leagues of the first decade of the 20th century. A rare book in any condiiton, this is the finmest copy we have encountered outside of a couple in private collections.

      [Bookseller: The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)]
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        World War One Sketchbook of Original Watercolor and Ink Caricature and Cartoons

      1914 or 1915 1914 - The drawings are all rendered with an uncommonly precise hand, if by an amateur. Oblong, 17.5 by 25.5 cm. 29 pp. of drawings, ten of which are watercolored, the remained, ink work. Some of the ink work is credited as having come from other sources, and so the artist here copied or adapted from these sources, which include the artist Hansi, or cartoons from the Daily Chronique or The Cartoon. All the watercolors bear no such crediting, and so it is assumed that these and a few of the ink drawings are entirely original. Since it is obvious that the artist, probably this J. Cheuillotte (whose name is on the front cover) had a proficiency with drawing, the purpose of the album might well have been to share some favorite cartoons with others, or to hone his own craftsmanship through emulation. The depictions of the Germans is less about showing them as sinister as much as simply absurd. Light wear and finger soiling here and there. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Doves Press, Londres 1914 - 220 pages, 23,5 X 13 cm Doves Press fut fondé en 1900 par Thomas Cobden-Sanderson relieur et l’homme d’affaire Emery Walker, leur but est de produire les plus beaux livres possibles en ayant recours aux techniques anciennes de fabrication et en prêtant la plus grande attention à la mise en page, pour ce faire Cobden-Sanderson créa le caractère typographique aujourd’hui connu sous le nom de Doves. A partir de 1909 Sanderson et Walker se disputent la propriété du caractère, si bien que Sanderson fin 1916 début 1917 jeta les matrices du caractère dans la tamise afin que personne ne puisse les utiliser. Toutes les productions de Doves Press étaient reliées sous la direction de Sanderson et font aujourd’hui partie, pour leur qualité, des ouvrages les plus recherchés par les bibliophile. Tirage à 212 exemplaires, les 12 ex. du tirage de tête (on ne peut pas parler de grands papiers) étant imprimé sur vélin. Un des 200 ex. sur papier. Reliure plein vélin, plats muets, titre doré au dos, signée Doves Press binder sur le second contre-plat, impression bicolore sur papier vergé filigrané daté de 1913. Textes en anglais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1000 Blumen-Tapete.

      Wien, Schmidt & Thausig, o. J. [um 1914]. Orig. Tapetenrolle in Orig. Schachtel [Breite 50 cm]. Am Längsrand bedruckt mit dem Titel. Eine Originalrolle in ca. 5 m Länge. - Anfangs einige Randläsuren, papierbedingt etwas fragil, ansonsten ein sehr gutes Expl. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst; Kunstgewerbe, Wiener Werkstätten

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        Standing Orders for British East Africa Forces in the Field

      Small 8vo. Pencil and ink ownership inscriptions and annotation to the blank leaves interspersed throughout the volume, some browning, pastedowns bubbled, otherwise very good in the original red cloth, covers marked, spine sunned, inner hinges cracked to the cords but holding. 25pp. interleaved with blank pages. Government Printer, Nairobi, n.d. but c.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        How to dress salmon flies. A handbook for amateurs.

      Ashburton: The Flyfisher's Classic Libary 1997. 8vo. Publisher's black leather with gilt motif to upper board, gilt lettering and raised bands to spine, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, in black cloth solander box; pp. xvi + 248, 12 plates mostly in colour, text illustrations, with fly dressed by Steen Ørvad Jensen in recessed oval mount to front pastedown; fine. No. 23 of limited deluxe edition of 55. The scarce first edition was published in 1914. Written by an amateur, this is "the most notable book to date on the subject since Kelson. Indispensable to the learner; his flies are distinguished by their beauty and finish and his descriptions are lucid." (Robb, Notable Angling Literature, 1947).

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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      Doves Press, Londres 1914 - SHELLEY : Shelley Doves Press, Londres 1914, 196 pages, 23,5 X 13 cm Doves Press fut fondé en 1900 par Thomas Cobden-Sanderson relieur et l’homme d’affaire Emery Walker, leur but est de produire les plus beaux livres possibles en ayant recours aux techniques anciennes de fabrication et en prêtant la plus grande attention à la mise en page, pour ce faire Cobden-Sanderson créa le caractère typographique aujourd’hui connu sous le nom de Doves. A partir de 1909 Sanderson et Walker se disputent la propriété du caractère, si bien que Sanderson fin 1916 début 1917 jeta les matrices du caractère dans la tamise afin que personne ne puisse les utiliser. Toutes les productions de Doves Press étaient reliées sous la direction de Sanderson et font aujourd’hui partie, pour leur qualité, des ouvrages les plus recherchés par les bibliophiles. Tirage à 212 exemplaires, les 12 ex. du tirage de tête (on ne peut pas parler de grands papiers) étant imprimé sur vélin. Un des 200 ex. sur papier. Reliure plein vélin, plats muets, titre doré au dos, signée Doves Press binder sur le second contre-plat, impression bicolore sur papier vergé filigrané daté de 1913. Textes en anglais. Il est joint la rarissime plaquette « Note on a passage in Shelley’s Ode to liberty » (8 pp. sous couverture papier brun imprimée). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Dubensky, St Petersburg, RUS 1914 - LETOPIS VOINY CHRONICLES OF WAR 1914-1917 TSARIST WWI MILITARY MAGAZINE FULL SET A complete set of 132 issues of 'Letopis Voiny 1914-1917' [Chronicles of War, 1914-1917].Edited and published by Dmitri Dubensky, printed at the official court printers, Golike and Vilborg in St. Petersburg. Dubensky, a prominent Russian journalist, edited and published this rare pictorial periodical of patriotic propaganda that covered all the fronts of WWI. Thousands of photographs, portraits, maps, drawings and diagrams follow the progress and eventual failure of the imperial Russian forces against the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey. The text includes official orders, circulars, reports from the war, and correspondence from The Front. This run also provides an extraordinary eyewitness account in both word and picture of the final days of Romanov rule. Minor wear with some loss along edges, staple rust, and a few have loose or detached covers. Otherwise in Very Good condition. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream

      Constable & Co., London 1914 - Impressive collector's copy, suitable as a significant gift. Signed by W.H.Robinson under the l imitation. Exceedingly rare, one of 250 copies only, one of the smallest and rarest editions of all of the Golden Age Limited Signed Editions of the early 20th Century. Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Night's Dream, illustrated by W.H. Robinson. Constable and Co., issued in London, circa 1914. Finely bound in recent vellum, TEG, deckled. Tight solid bright copy. Profusely illustrated with 12 lithographs under captioned tissues and numerous very fine black and white line drawings. Magnificent illustrations. Slight age yellowing to vellum, occasional slight spotting, a little bit of occasional marginal staining, slightest folds to two tissues, a very clean and bright copy without any notable marks, without any previous owners' signatures or gift inscriptions, all of the lithographs in perfect condition, a beautiful book. Highly recommended title. Enquiries welcomed. Substantial heavy quarto. Beautiful book. Rare. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Montreal 1914 - (Wain, Louis) illustrator. "TINKER, TAILOR" with stories by Edric Vredenburg; illustrated by Louis Wain. London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Montreal: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., ca. 1914. 4to - 7-1/2" x 9-13/16". Brown cloth backed pictorial boards with cat vignettes surrounding a full color pictorial paste label on the front board and black lettering on the spine with only a minute amount of wear to the head and tail of spine for a bright and beautiful copy of the book. Pictorial endpapers with gift inscription dated 1920 on the front paste-down and discoloration to the front and back free endpapers. The text block edges and preliminaries are foxed and some of the foxing extends into the margins on some of the text pages. Twelve full page color pictures and a large number of pen and ink drawings, all of which are by Louis Wain, illustrate this volume of exciting adventure and entertaining histories of "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor, Gentleman, Apothecary, Plowboy, Thief," the characters being impersonated by Louis Wain's celebrated cats. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. Only three copies located on OCLC/WorldCat. RARE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TWO PAPERS: "Scientific management in the hospital." ("Delivered at the American Hospital Association) " WITH: "Chronocyclegraph Motion devices for Measuring Achievement"

      1914 - First paper: Frank B. Gilbreth, c ("Delivered at the American Hospital Association, St. Paul, Minnesota"). 1914 (Scott Goodwin, in Mapping the Path to 21st Century Healthcare: The Ten Transitions Workbook, notes this paper as being published in 1914), 9.75 x 6.5" , 10pp, paginated (1)-10. Original self-wrappers , with no "cover" per se. Condition: There are two very old horizontal folds in the pamphlet, the indentation from which are almost indiscernible. Provenance: Library of Congress, with their 6mm "LC" perforated stamp on the front page, and the LC surplus/duplicate rubber stamp on the rear page. here is also a very faint and small rubber stamp on the bottom of page 2 stipulating "Gift/Author/[illegible]/191(6?) There is no indication as to who published this paper, though I suspect it was by the Transactions of the American Hospital Association, vol. 16, for their Sixteenth Annual Conference, and printed on pp 483-492. This offprint version is mostly the same as the version that would be printed in the journal, except that the journal version has an organizational chart, and this paper does not. Overall, near-Very Good. Scarce. Second Paper: Frank B. Gilbreth and L.M. Gilbreth, "Chronocyclegraph Motion devices for Measuring Achievement" ("A Paper presented at the Second Pan-American Congress at Washington, D.C.m January 3, 1916"). 9.75 x 6.5", 14pp. Original self wraps (as above). This paper was written with Gilbreth's wife, Lillian, who had just been awarded a doctorate in psychology and who was also one of the first women to practice in the U.S. with a doctorate in that field.) Condition: There are two very old horizontal folds in the pamphlet, the indentation from which are almost indiscernible. Provenance: Library of Congress, with their 6mm "LC" perforated stamp on the front page, and the LC surplus/duplicate rubber stamp on the rear page. here is also a very faint and small rubber stamp on the bottom of page 2 stipulating "Gift/Author/[illegible]/1916". In the first paper, Gilbreth makes a very very wide statement on how U.S. hospitals could benefit from his motion and materials analysis. His assertion was sort of remarkable, made in the closing sentences: "Scientific Management will cause elimination not only of waste of materials, but of waste of human effort, which is, in the final analysis, the most pitiful waste of all. When your management becomes a science, there will result greater efficiency in you as individuals, and in the great work of the hospitals to which you all devote your lives. We have been very fortunate in obtaining the attention and interest of such well-known leaders as your President, Dr. Howell, and some of the other leading surgeons of this and other countries; but we have not, as yet, been able to obtain any action to amount to anything, because of the fact that the entire structure upon which hospital management is built is wrong. As the incentive, so will the result be, sooner or later. The incentive necessary to adopt the best from the industries does not exist at present." “In the early 20th century, efficiency expert Frank Gilbreth used still and motion-picture cameras in place of a stopwatch to try to improve the efficiency, and thereby the effectiveness, of surgery.One of its key figures was the industrial efficiency expert Frank Gilbreth (who) employed still and motion-picture cameras in his measurements, and he expanded his visual efficiency services -- dubbed "motion study" -- from industrial settings to the medical profession in the early 1910s. When he gained access to hospitals, Gilbreth transformed their operating rooms into efficiency laboratories, covering all available surfaces with gridded lines, and requiring the masked surgeons and nurses to don numbered or lettered caps to aid in his analysis of their movement." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      NIELSEN, KAY. (NIELSEN,KAY)illus. EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. [London] Hodder & Stoughton [1914]. 4to, ( 9 x 11 1/2"), FULL VELLUM BINDING stamped in blue and gold, top edge gilt, very small blemish on cover else Fine with original ties. It is preserved in a custom morocco backed clamshell box lined in fleece. LIMITED TO ONLY 500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY NIELSEN. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers and featuring 25 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered guards as well as several detailed black and whites throughout the text. This is an unusually clean copy of the rare limited edition of Nielsen's tour de force.

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        À la recherche du temps perdu.

      Paris: Bernard Grasset, éditeur/Librairie Gallimard, Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française,, 1914–27. 7 works bound in 13 volumes, octavo. Vol. I in original yellow wrappers printed in black, with the 8-page publisher's catalogue to the rear; others in original cream wrappers printed in red and black. All in glassine wrappers except for vol. IV. Housed in purple cloth-backed boxes, paper labels to spines printed in purple. Modern bookplate to front free endpaper of vol. I, bookseller's repricing ticket to the spine of vol. II as usual, 4-page errata slip laid-in to vol. III. Spine ends lightly bumped and a few small nicks to spine ends of glassine wrappers, some light rubbing to wrappers extremities and box edges, overall an excellent set. First editions throughout of Proust's massive roman-fleuve which has been judged by many to be the major novel of the 20th century. Proust at first could not find a publisher willing to take a chance on such a substantial work and so published the first volume at his own expense with Grasset. That first volume, Du côté de chez Swann, is the first printing, first issue with all requisite points as described by Brun: the wrappers bear the date 1913; the title page is dated 1914 and has the intrusive printer's slug between the E and the T in the imprint; and the text has all the correct and incorrect pagination as noted in Max Brun's bibliography. Gallimard's Nouvelle Revue Française, which had rejected the book on the basis of a hasty reading by André Gide, swiftly realised the error and came to an agreement with Proust to publish the rest of the work. The final eleven volumes are each of a limited edition, with varying limitation sizes and numbers between works: Le Côté de Guermantes and Sodome et Gomorrhe I (779 of 800 copies réservés aux amis de l'édition originale); Sodome et Gomorrhe III (206 of 850 copies de l'édition originale); La Prisonnière (206 of 875 copies de l'édition originale); Albertine disparue (99 of 1,200 réservés aux amis de l'édition originale); Le Temps retrouvé (100 of 1,200 copies réservés aux amis de l'édition originale).

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        NORTH OF BOSTON Inscribed to Sidney Cox

      London: David Nutt((1914)). First Edition, Crane A3: Binding A, one of 350 copies in this first binding of a total of 1000 printed of Frost's second book. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the poet at a very early date on the front endpaper "Sidney Cox/from/Robert Frost/Ryton Dymock/England/October 1914." The lifelong friendship between Frost and Cox began while Frost was teaching at the New Hampshire State Normal School in the academic year 1911 - 1912, before the publication of Frost's first book. Cox described their friendship in his own book, A SWINGER OF BIRCHES: A PORTRAIT OF ROBERT FROST. Frost's several months living in the old parish of Dymock was shared in part with the poet Edward Thomas whom Frost considered the closest friend he ever had. Thomas compared Frost to Wordsworth in one of his several favorable reviews of NORTH OF BOSTON. England's entry into the First World War hastened Frost's return to America early in 1915 with Thomas volunteering for service later that year and in 1917 giving his life in battle. According to THE OXFORD COMPANION TO TWENTIETH-CENTURY POETRY IN ENGLISH, Frost told Cox in 1914, the very year of this inscription, that the true poet's pleasure lay in making "his own words as he goes" rather than depending upon words whose meanings were fixed: "We write of things we see and we write in accents we hear. Thus we gather both our material and our technique with the imagination from life; and our technique becomes as much material as material itself." An important copy of this early and essential collection by Frost., cloth, Near Fine, lacking the scarce dustwrapper

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        The Vanishing Race The Last Great Indian Council

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Quarto. [1], xviii, 231 pages. Photogravure frontispiece illustration. Illustrated with photogravure photographs. Brown cloth hardcover with title and color illustration on the front cover and spine. Gilt top edge. Front and rear hinge repaired. Bottom of first 8 pages has a small indent. Author inscribed this copy to the previous owner on the front blank end paper - "To Mrs Susan Sc...? with the regards of the author Joseph K Dixon S. F. Nov 25 1915

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      - HELLE,ANDRE. ALPHABET DE LA GRANDE GUERRE 1914-1916. Paris: Berger-Levrault [1915]. 4to (10 x 12 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, covers dusty and slightly soiled else clean, tight and a VG+ copy. Each page features a large, stylized full color illustration (one for each letter), each with a World War I theme. The text in rhyme by Helle is aimed to give children pride in their country. There are also color pictorial endpapers showing the flags of the Allies. Very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Girls Of The Hamlet Club.

      1914 - London: W. & R. Chambers, Limited. 1914. 8vo. Original olive green pictorial cloth blocked in red, white, black and gilt to spine and upper cover, plain edges, grey endpapers; pp. [viii], [1]-324; with frontispiece and 3 other coloured plates; a very sound and attractive copy of a rare book, inscribed "Edna, with best wishes, Xmas 1914" to front blank; externally uncommonly bright with mild soiling and rubbing to joints and spine gilt, and light dusting to edges of book block; internally equally clean and sound with small loss (20 x 25mm) to pastedown endpaper at fore-edge (partially exposing board), a little trivial internal cracking, and one or two fox spots. First edition of the first volume in the famed 'Abbey Series', which consists of 38 books published between 1914 and 1959. Only 3 copies listed on Copac (BL; Cambridge; Nat. Lib. of Scotland), and no additional ones on WorldCat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur Quantentheorie. Offprint from Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, 16. Band, 1914.

      Vieweg & Sohn, Braunschweig 1914 - First edition, extremely rare author?s presentation offprint (with ?Überreicht vom Verfasser? (Presented by the Author) printed on front wrapper), and the copy of Einstein?s close friend and colleague Paul Ehrenfest, of this crucial transitional paper in which Einstein uses the light quantum hypothesis to give new derivations of Planck's radiation law and Nernst's third law of thermodynamics (Einstein points out that the alleged ?proofs? which try to derive the theorem of Nernst from the mere fact that the specific heat of all substances goes to zero at absolute zero temperature, are not genuine). Einstein had first put forward the idea of light quanta in 1905, but in later years he came to doubt the validity of the hypothesis, despite its earlier success in explaining the photoelectric effect. Einstein?s success in the present paper in deriving two of the most important achievements of quantum theory using the light quantum hypothesis re-established his confidence in that hypothesis, and he began to think again about the interaction between radiation and matter, resulting two years later in his great papers on the quantum theory of radiation. The only other copy we have located in auction records is that in Einstein?s own reference collection of offprints formerly in the Richard Green Library (sold Christie?s New York, 17 June 2008, lot 100). OCLC lists three copies in US (American Philosophical Society, Florida, Princeton), one in UK and one in Switzerland.Provenance: The Austro-Dutch physicist Paul Ehrenfest (1880-1933) (?Ehrenfest? written in his hand on upper wrapper; seven lines in his hand written in pencil on last page of text, commenting on the first three lines of text on the page ? see below). Ehrenfest met Einstein for the first time in 1912 in Prague, where Einstein spent a year as full professor, and the two men remained close friends thereafter. When Einstein returned to Zürich in July 1912, he recommended Ehrenfest to succeed him in his position in Prague, but this was prevented by Ehrenfest?s declaration that he was an atheist. However, just at this time Lorentz resigned his position as professor at the University of Leiden, and on his advice Ehrenfest was appointed as his successor. He remained there for the rest of his career. Einstein said of him: ?He was not merely the best teacher in our profession whom I have ever known; he was also passionately preoccupied with the development and destiny of men, especially his students. To understand others, to gain their friendship and trust, to aid anyone embroiled in outer or inner struggles, to encourage youthful talent ? all this was his real element, almost more than his immersion in scientific problems? ? On his invitation Einstein accepted in 1920 an appointment as extraordinary professor at the University of Leiden. This arrangement allowed Einstein to visit Leiden for a few weeks every year. At these occasions Einstein would stay at Ehrenfest?s home. In 1923 Einstein stayed there for six weeks, after German ultra-nationalists in Berlin had made threats against his life. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Lorentz' doctorate (December 1925) Ehrenfest invited both Bohr and Einstein over to Leiden, in an attempt to reconcile their scientific differences about the emerging quantum theory. These discussions were continued at the 1927 Solvay Conference, where Ehrenfest much to his dismay had to side with Bohr's position in this great debate? (Wikipedia, accessed 29 May 2017). In 1922, Einstein and Ehrenfest published a joint paper in Zeitschrift für Physik which attempted to explain the Stern-Gerlach experiment, the results of which had been published just weeks earlier. Their paper can be considered the first significant contribution to the quantum measurement problem.In 1909 Einstein wrote Lorentz that he had never believed in independent, localized light quanta, because, among other reasons, this concept was incompatible with the division of rays during r

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        Vers oder Prosa im hohen Drama des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts.

      Fr. Zeugner & Co. 1914 - Small quarto, 75 pages. Printed wrappers. - First edition of Grohmann's doctoral dissertation in philosophy: 'Angenommen von der I. Sektion aug Grund der Gutachten der Herren Köster und Sievers. Leipzig den 28. april 1914. Der Procancellar Kirchner'. Dedication copy. Inscribed (in the year of publication) on the inside of front cover: "Meinem sehr lieben Jürgen hit der Versicherung, solche Kinder nicht wieder in die Welt zu setzen. Will Juni 1914." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Zoological Philosophy: An Exposition with Regard to the Natural History of Animals

      London: Macmillan and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Heel bumped, boards rubbed, newspaper . clipping about bacterial resistance to antibiotics laid in.. 1914. 1st English Language Edition. Hardcover. Translated and with an introduction by Hugh Elliot. Green ruled cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. xci, 410 pp. + [2] pp. publishers ads. Presentation copy embossed on title page. Sir F. Keeble, Hammels, Boars Hill, Oxford, which indicates previous owner was Sir Frederick Keeble, the noted British botanist and professor. One of the most influential books in the history of evolutionary theory, this book was first published by Jean Baptiste Lamarck in Paris in 1809. It contravened Christian dogma about how plants and animals were divinely created in final fixed states and not transformed over time according to environmental factors. Lamarck also theorized that more complex forms of life derived from simpler ones. The 1809 first edition of this work is cited in Garrison-Morton 216 and was included in the Printing and the Mind of Man exhibition in 1963. Uncommon. No other copies listed for sale in the trade at this time. .

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        EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. Old Tales from the North. Limited and numbered edition signed by Kay Nielsen.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914. 206 pages of text. Original gilt-lettered and decorated vellum binding with blue highlights is slightly bowed, and is darkened and discolored along the edge of the front board, and the rear board has darker discoloration at the edge. Complete with 25 tipped-in color plates, each with a tissue guard with printed captions. Additionally illustrated with black-and-white drawings throughout the text. Number 97 of 500 copies signed by Kay Nielsen on the limitation page. The edge or edges of the first half of the pages are significantly stained and discolored, and there is minor foxing to some margins. The discoloration does not affect the color plates or the text. Lacking the original slipcase, the book is protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Across the Plains in '54 A Story for Young People of Early Emmigration to California [with] The Captive Maidens or the Prizes Won A Sequel to Across the Plains in '54

      No Place: No Publisher, 1914-1925. First THUS. Hardcover. Good. Second Edition, Revised, Corrected and Enlarged by the Author. (Issue unclear. For a long time thought to be the first book appearance of the first part due to extreme scarcity of first edition. First appearance of the continuation Captive Maiden(s)-- chapter headings belie the title's plural, or is the other way around?) 2 parts in 1. [iv], 232 pp. No portrait. Original tan printed wrappers. housed in a custom brown cloth box with clear plastic lid. Good. Light wrinkling throughout text, small light tidemark at terminals, light foxing to fore and top edges, wraps soiled. An odd memoir of a trek from Missouri to California in 1854, return in 1860, and a second in 1865 transmogrified into a fictional account for young readers, notable for its scarcity. For many years most copies were assumed to have perished in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, though this is now considered highly unlikely. Howes N-213.

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      SOCIETA' EDITRICE DANTE ALIGHIERI, FIRENZE 1914 - RACCOLTA DI AUTORI GRECI CON NOTE ITALIANE INTERLINGUE In greco con introduzione e note in italiano a cura di Umberto Galli, brossura editoriale ingiallita, con timbro Omaggio, con fioritura, tracce di umidità e strappetti ai bordi ed al dorso, pagine ancora intonse, ingiallite dal tempo, con sporadica fioritura e bordi non rifilati

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        DER STURM Leitung: Hewarth Walden. Der Blaue Reiter.

      Berlin W 9, Verlag DER STURM. [Ende 1913, Anfang 1914]. - Drittes Tausend. ca. 19,5 x 14,5 cm, 18 Seiten, 8 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, Original-Klammerheftung, kleiner Riss in der Rückenfalzung, Namenszug von "Edmund "Ed" Kesting 1916" auf dem ersten Blatt. Einband etwas fleckig. Mit Arbeiten von Bloch, D. und W. Burljuk, Campendonk, Elisabeth Epstein, Natalie Gontscharova, E. Heckel, Jawlensky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee, August Macke, Franz Marc, Gabriele Münter, Max Pechstein, Marianne von Werefkin. Alms/Steinmetz, Abbildung Seite 27. - Gordon II, Seite 557f. - Pirsich Seite 671 III, lfd. Nr. 1. - Die legendär gewordene erste Ausstellung ist dokumentiert durch sechs erhaltene Fotos von Gabriele Münter, die zusammen mit der Katalogliste und den abgebildeten Werken eine Rekonstruktion der Schau möglich machten.[25][26] Delaunay, der nicht in München wohnte – der Kontakt war über Kandinskys Schülerin Epstein zustande gekommen – war der erfolgreichste Künstler, der drei von vier ausgestellten Bildern an Bernhard Koehler, den Sammler und Mäzen von Macke und Marc, an Adolf Erbslöh sowie an Alexej von Jawlensky verkaufen konnte.[27] Die Ausstellung ging anschließend auf Tournee in weitere Städte, unter anderem in den Gereonsklub nach Köln und in Herwarth Waldens neu eröffnete Galerie Der Sturm in Berlin. In der Wanderausstellung waren zusätzlich Werke von Jawlensky und Werefkin zu sehen, die inzwischen ebenfalls aus der N.K.V.M. ausgetreten waren und sich dem Blauen Reiter angeschlossen hatten.[28] Weitere Stationen bis zum Jahr 1914 waren Bremen, Hagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Budapest, Oslo, Helsinki, Trondheim und Göteborg.

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        ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT WILSON AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD BROOKLYN, N. Y. MAY 11, 1914. Services in memory of those who lost their lives at Vera Cruz, Mexico

      [Government Printing Office], Washington 1914 - Printed wraps, 8 pages, including the covers. SIGNED by the President at the end of the text. "We have gone down to Mexico to serve mankind, if we find out the way. We do not want to fight the Mexicans. We want to serve the Mexicans, if we can, because we know how we would like to be free and how we would like to be served if there were friends standing by in such case ready to serve us. A war of aggression is not a war in which it is a proud thing to die, but a war of service is a thing in which it is a proud thing to die."Notice how truly these men were of our blood. I mean of our American blood, which is not drawn from any one country, which is not drawn from any one stock, which is not from any one language of the modern world; but free men everywhere have sent their sons and their brothers and their daughters to this country in order to make that great compounded Nation which consists of all the sturdy elements and of all the best elements of the whole globe. I listened again to this list of the dead with a profound interest because of the mixture of the names, for the names bear the marks of the several national stocks from which these men came. But they are not Irishmen or Germans or Frenchmen or Hebrews or Italians any more.They were not when they went to Vera Cruz; they were Americans, every one of them, and with no difference in their Americanism because of the stock from which they came.They were in a peculiar sense of our blood, and they proved it by showing that they were of our spirit, that no matter what their derivation, no matter where their people came from, they thought and wished and did the things that were American; and the flag under which they served was a flag in which all the blood of mankind is united to make a free Nation." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Baruch Spinoza [in the Khayee Anshey Shem series].

      Varsava Tusija, Warsaw Warszawa, Varsha, Poland 1914 - OCLC lists no copies of this 1914 edition and as for the 1900 edition: Libraries worldwide that own item: 2 (University of Leeds; Statdstbibliothek Berlin). Browned paper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album dédié a Tamar Karsavina.

      Paris Corrard 1914 - First edition. Folio (33.5 x 27.5 cm). No. 276 of 500 copies (plus 12 on japon) printed on papier vélin d'arches, initialled by the publisher. Title with pictorial vignette to head and verso, 18 pp., 12 full-page coloured illustrations on rectos only, printer's leaf at end. Original pictorial wrappers. 4 proof plates in black and white (loose) and 3 original zinc printing plates. A unique ensemble comprising a mint copy of Barbier's early masterpiece, trial proof prints and original zinc printing plates. 'The cover design pays homage to Beardsley [.] and its 12 pochoir plates depict Karsavina in her principal parts. That their purpose is again to stir the emotion and delight the eye of the viewer, not to document the performance, is demonstrated by "Le spectre de la rose," glimpsed at the moment when the phantom lover, of whom the young girl has dreamed after the ball, is about to disappear as the rose drops from her hand.' (Ray). The copy comes with four loose black and white trial proofs that correspond to plates 1, 7, 11 and 12 in the book. Very unusually, the proofs incorporate embossed elements, which do not appear in the final version of the plates. Having experimented with the idea, the publisher opted in the end for flat printing, either to avoid high costs or possibly because the technique did not work well with pochoir colouring. The three original printing plates offered here were used for illustrations 2, 7 and 10 in the book. Together with the trial proofs they give a clear picture of complexity of the process of conceiving and producing a high quality illustrated work. Ray, Art Deco, p.31; Theatrical Costume, Masks, Make-Up and Wigs: A Bibliography and Iconography, 2800. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Winter in der Eifel" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.46,5x54,5cm; rechts unten signiert; 1914 [Maße im aufwendig gearbeiteten Holzrahmen (65,5x73,5cm) der renommierten Münchner Fachwerkstatt Petzenhammer.]

      - "Winter in the Eifel" original oil painting on canvas approx.46,5x54,5cm; bottom right signed; 1914 [Dimensions of the elaborate wooden frame made by the Munich professional workshop Petzenhammer 65,5x73,5cm.] [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Weihnachten 1914. Album mit Porträtssilhouetten von Mitgliedern der H.K.K. 1 (Höheres Kavallerie-Kommando Nr. 1) mit 14 Original-Photographien von gezeichneten Silhouetten, alle von Hand signiert.

      1914. 1914 - 13 unnumerierte Kartontafeln mit 14 aufmontierten Original-Photographien und 13 aufmontierten gedruckten Lied-Melodien. Kl. 8vo (ca. 16,5x23 cm), goldgeprägter Ganzledereinband der Zeit. Unikales Geschenkalbum zum Weihnachtsfest 1914 mit Silhouetten von Mitgliedern des H.K.K. 1, auch als Kavallerie-Korps Richthofen, Korps Richthofen und Gruppe Richthofen bezeichnet. Das Kavallerie-Kommando bildete im ersten Weltkrieg vom 14.07.1915 bis zum 25.07.1915 die Südgruppe der Njemen-Armee bei der Schlacht um Schaulen. Am 20.11.1916 wurde das HKK aufgelöst, und aus dem Kommandostab das Generalkommando 56 gebildet. Mit den jeweils handsignierten Silhouetten des damaligen Kommandanten der Kavallerie Manfred Karl Ernst Freiherr von Richthofen (geb. 24. Mai 1855 in Barzdorf; gest. 28. November 1939 in Bersdorf, preußischer Offizier, zuletzt General im Ersten Weltkrieg), des späteren Generalstabschefes Oberst Maximilian von Poseck, des Majors Eggeling, des Rittmeister Meyl, des Hauptmann Burggraf und Graf zu Dohna-Schlobitten, des Rittmeister Barthels, des Oberstleutnant von Heyden, Freiherr von Humboldt u.a. Der Einband an den Kanten und am Rücken sehr leicht berieben, 1 Melodienseite fehlt, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

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        Vernacular Photograph Album, snapshots including: Los Angles, Long Beach, Venice Beach, San Fernando, Sierra Matre, North Dakota, Perry Iowa

      No Publisher [1914], No Place - Leather bound photo album, front and back cover missing; black paper pages with photos glued to paper and clear legible hand written titles for each photo. Some studio prints, but majority likely from Kodak box camera circa 1910-20 Each page still contains tissue paper between each leaf. Some detached pages. Ramharter extended family. 240 b/w photos featuring lively antics, humorous composition and candid shots of individuals, children, family dogs and family gatherings. Some studio prints, but majority likely from Kodak box camera circa 1910-20. Photos of various sizes. First photo is Tom Thumb Wedding undated, circa 1910. Early Scenes of: Los Angeles, Long Beach, Venice Beach (circa 1914 bathing suits), San Fernando & Sierra Madre; early model cars; children. Sierra Madre Musicals (famous summer musical theatre). Some earlier photographs (pre-1900) intermixed. Other locations shown: North Dakota and Perry, Iowa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        175 Hefte der Profile Publications-Reihe in 6 Bänden Privater Rückentitel: Military Aircrafts].

      Gr.8, allermeist jew. 10 S., oft 14 S. (tlw. bis ca. 20 S.) m. Textabb. u. 1 bzw. 2 tlw. doppelblattgrossen farb. Taf., Priv.-Kart. (Priv.-KunstLdr.) m. gold. Rückenpräg., Deckel tlw. etw. fleckig, unten tlw. knapp beschnitten (ohne Textverlust), innen sonst tadellos. Enth.: Bd. 1: Military Aircrafts 1914 - 1918: Nr. 133: The B.E.2, 1a & 2b 139: The Bristol Scouts C & D 38: The Fokker Monoplanes 91: The de Havilland D.H.2 121: The Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter 49: The Nieuport 17 127: The Albatros DI-III 13: The Sopwith Pup 73: The Sopwith Triplane 21: The Bristol Fighter 103: The S.E.5 1: The S.E.5A 9: The Albatros D V 181: The De Havilland D.H.5 61: The S.V.a. (Ansaldo) Scouts 193: The Bristol M.1 151: The O. Aviatik (Berg) D I 109: The Hanriot HD1 31: The Sopwith Camel F.I 55: The Fokker Dr.I 17: The SPAD XIII C.1 43: The Pfalz D III 86: The Siemens D III & IV 169: The Sopwith Dolphin 79: The Nieuport N.28C-I 25: The Fokker D.VII 67: The Fokker D.VIII 199: The Pfalz D XII 175: The Phönix Scouts 187: The Junkers Monoplanes 157: The Breguet 14 163: The Roland C II 26: The de Havilland D.H.4 145: The de Havilland D.H.10 115: The Gotha GI-GV 5: The Vickers F.B.27 Vimy. Bd. 2: Military Aircrafts 1919 - 1939: 62: The de Havilland D.H.9 200: The Martinsyde Elephant 68: The Thomas-Morse Scout 97: The American D.H.4 37: The Curtiss JN-4: 50: The Sopwith 7F.I Snipe 182: The Handley Page Heyford 32: The Westland Wapiti 6: The Bristol Bulldog 44: The Fairey IIIF 87: The Fokker C V 27: The Boeing F4B-4 2: The Boeing P-12E 45: The Curtiss Army Hawks 116: The Curtiss Navy Hawks 56: The Fairey Flycatcher 33: The Gloster Gamecock 75: The P.Z.L P-11 170: The P.Z.L P-24 104: The P.Z.L. P-23 Karas 22: The Fiat CR. 32 10: The Gloster Gauntlet 140: The Hawker Audax & Hardy 57: The Hawker Hart 18: The Hawker Fury 176: The Fokker T.VIII 194: The Curtiss SOC Seagull 158: The Ryan PT/ST Series 14: The Boeing P-26A 128: The Curtiss Strike 80: The Curtiss Hawk 75. Bd. 3/1: Military Aircrafts 1939 - 1945: 98: The Gloster Gladiator 16: The Fiat CR.42 162: The Avia B.534 201: The M.Bloch 151 & 152 63: The Fokker D.XXI 134: The Fokker G-1 34: The Fairy Battle 117: The Boulton-Paul Defiant 159: The Westland Lysander 195: The Potez 63 Series 40: The Messerschmitt Bf 109E 23: The Messerschmitt Bf 110 76: The Junkers Ju 87A & B 147: The Morane Saulnier 406 135: The Dewoitine 520 111: The Hawker Hurricane I 24: The Hawker Hurricane 24 41: The Supermarine Spitfire I & II 166: The Supermarine Spitfire V Series 188: The Fiat G.50 64: The Macchi MC.200 123: The Reggiane Re.2000 122: The Polikarpov I-16 88: The Ilyuschin I1-2 184: The Messerschmitt Bf 109F 3: The Focke-Wulf Fw 190A. Bd. 3/2: Military Aircrafts 1939 - 1945: 28: The Macchi C.202 113: The Messerschmitt Bf 109G 94: The Focke-Wulf Fw190D/Ta 152 Series 69: The Henschel Hs 129 185: The Yak 9 Series 149: The Lavochkin La 5 & 7 106: The P-38J - M Lockheed Lightning 100: The North American P-51B & C Mustang 8: The North American P-51D Mustang 7: The Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 148: The Junkers Ju 88 Night Fighters 197: The Hawker Tempest I-VI 81: The Hawker Typhoon 35: The Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk 136: The Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk I-IV 129: The Mitubishi A6M2 Zero-Sen 141: The Nakajima B5N Kate 92: The Grumman F3F Series 171: The Douglas TBD Devastator 196: The Douglas SBD Dauntless 124: The Curtiss SB2C-1 Helldiver 150: The Chance Vought F4U-4 to F4U-7 Corsair 53: The Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat 46: The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa 118: The Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien 47: The Chance Vought F4U-I Corsair 190: The Mitsubishi M6M3 Zero-Sen (Hamp) 70: The Nakajima Ki-84 203: The Heinkel He162 130: The Messerschmitt Me 262 78: The Gloster Meteor F.IV 48: The de Havilland Vampire Mk. 5 & 9. Bd. 3/3: Military Aircrafts 1939 - 1945: 89: The Savoia Marchetti S.M.79 146: The Savoia Marchetti S.M.81 110: The fiat B.R.20 15: The Heinkel He 111H 164: The Dornier Do 17 & 215 29: The Junkers Ju 88A 99: The Focke-Wulf Fw 200 173: The Lioré et Olivier LeO 45 Series 153: The Armstrong Whitworth Whitley 58: The Handley Page Hampden 93: The Bristol Blenheim I 125: The Vickers Wellington I & II 11: The Handley Page Halifax B.III, VI, VII 142: The Short Stirling 137: The Bristol Beaufighter I & II 65: The Ayro Lancaster I 52: The de Havilland Mosquito Mks. I - IV 189: The Short Sunderland 202: The Douglas A-20 (7A to Boston III) 59: The North American B-25A to G Mitchell 112: The Martin B-26B & C Marauder 19: The Consolidated B-24J Liberator 77: The Boeing B-17E & F Flying Fortress 101: The Boeing B-29 Superfortress 183: The Consolidated PBY Catalina 160: The Mitsubishi G3M Nell 172: The Mitsubishi Ki-21 105: The Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu. Bd. 4: Military Aircrafts 1946 - 1960: 12: The GLoster Meteor F.8 36: The Saab J 29 71: The Hawker Sea Hawk 20: The North American F-86A Sabre 186: The Canadair Sabre 42: The North American FJ Fury 95: The Republic F-84F Thunderstreak 179: The Gloster Javelin 1 - 6 143: The Dassault M.D. 450 Ouragan 119: The Fiat G.91 30: The North American F-10 Super Sabre 4: The Hawker Hunter F.6 167: The Hawker Hunter Two-Seaters 102: Tje Douglas A-4 Skyhawk 114: The English Electric P.1 & Lightning 1 131: The Lockheed F-104G/CF-104 66: The Vickers Valiant 162: The Avro Vulcan 54: The English Electric Canberra Mk.I & IV 83: The Boeing B-47 90: The Vought F-8A-E Crusader.

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        The Return of the Soldier

      Nisbet, 1914. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Nisbet in 1914. A near fine book without wrapper. Some light spotting to the page edges. Cracking to the rear joint. A famous WW1 novel.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        [WWI Childrens Classic- Exceedingly Scarce] En Guerre!

      Paris: Berger-Levrault, [1914]. First edition. Oblong quarto. Original supeb color pictorial paper covered boards with picture of child riding a sytlized horse on a sagging platform, with large volumnuous white clouds and blue sky in background. This is the extremely rare children's book written and illustrated by Charlotte Schaller with gorgeous pochoir illustrations throughout. The first of two children's books on the war by Schaller(both written and illustrated by her, and both published during the war. The story depicts Boby, his two sisters, and the neighborhood children acting out the first few months of the WWI. On rocking horse, enlisting his toy soldiers, ally to Belgians. One illustration, anticipating Surrealism, enacts the battle of Liège. The Belgian army, tiny black figures less than one inch high, wages a futile assault on a pair of Prussian boots that dominate the entire landscape and sky. Corners bumped, covers worn, finger-soiled, inner hinge week, on the whole a very good copy, with illustrations very bright. Very well-preserved (considering its rarity and importance as such an Impressive children's book published during WW I, beautifully executed. With the calling card of "Berthe Phillipe" attached to the front free fly by way of smal thumbnail (contemporary).

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        Omar Khayyam. [Rubaiyat.]

      Cambridge: Galloway & Porter,, 1914. Large octavo. Original black cloth, titles and decoration gilt to spine and front cover, top edge gilt. Illustrated title, 15 plates with text and illustration, 15 plates with illustration and captioned tissue guards. Slight rubbing to the ends and corners, endpapers toned but the rest sound and clean, an excellent copy. First Sett edition, one of 250 copies printed, of this scarce privately printed Rubaiyat illustrated by Parsee artist Mera Ben Kavas Sett. In his lengthy foreword Sett stakes his claim that his Rubaiyat "is original in being the interpretation of a Persian (Parsee)", and also notes that "Some of the English publishers found the work "too shocking" and "one likely to hurt the susceptibility of the decent-minded English people". They were ready to bring out my Omar if I changed a few pictures at their dictate and tastes, but I would not so much as a single line or a dot. It seems the English (according to the publishers) would rather have the conventional fig-leaf than a cluster of roses. I stated my case to my generous father. With his usual kindness and generosity, he offered to stand the piper to the tune of a private publication." Sett's Omar made sufficient impression to receive the encomium of Rupert Brooke (who died early in 1915): "If Mr Sett has not been universally acclaimed as the greatest draughtsman and decorator living, the fault lies with his own exclusive and publicity shunning nature. His Omar will have the pride of place in my library".

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        EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. Old Tales from the North. Limited and numbered edition signed by Kay Nielsen.

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1914 - 206 pages of text. Original gilt-lettered and decorated vellum binding with blue highlights is slightly bowed, and is darkened and discolored along the edge of the front board, and the rear board has darker discoloration at the edge. Complete with 25 tipped-in color plates, each with a tissue guard with printed captions. Additionally illustrated with black-and-white drawings throughout the text. Number 97 of 500 copies signed by Kay Nielsen on the limitation page. The edge or edges of the first half of the pages are significantly stained and discolored, and there is minor foxing to some margins. The discoloration does not affect the color plates or the text. Lacking the original slipcase, the book is protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. First edition. Size: Quarto (4to) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon Old Tales from the North. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1914 - True First English Edition of the most famous illustrated book of the 20th Century. Kay Nielsen, East of the Sun and West of the Moon Old Tales from the North. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1914. Contains 25 full colour lithograph illustrations, on cream mounts, numerous additional black and white line drawings. Cover design also by Kay Nielsen. Decorative title leaf. All of the lithographs under captioned tissue guards. Recent blue gilt buckram, original endpapers with gold and black designs by Kay Nielsen to front and rear, very neat early name to first free blank, endpapers offset as is typical, otherwise, an exceptional, fine, bright copy in unrivalled condition without any marks or any evidence of handling whatsoever. Highly recommended, a superb acquisition. Beautiful book, a scarcity in such pristine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      EDIZIONI S.T.E.N, 1914. ITALIANO 0,25 Versione del volume dall'inglese di Mario nesi, con una introduzione del Prof. Pio Foà. Inserimento di ritratto dell'autrice prima del frontespizio. sovraccoperta logorata dal tempo con adesivo promozionale in posizione inferiore. USATO

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      EDIZIONI S.T.E.N, 1914. ITALIANO 0,25 Volume protetto da sovraccoperta in cartoncino lievemente usurato ai margini di entrambe le facciate. Versione dall'inglese di Mario Nesi con una introduzione del Prof. Pio Foà. Presente illustrazione alle carte di guardia rappresentanti i libri della "raccolta stall" editi nelle diverse lingue del mondo. Ritratto dell'autore alla pagina precedente il frontespizio; la pagina di quest'ultimo piacevolmente protetta da carta velina. USATO

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      S. T. E. B, 1914. ITALIANO 0,44 Volume leggermente alterato dal tempo con tagli delle pagine irregolari e usurati. Copertina minimamente ingiallita ai margini e quarta con becca al lato esteriore, superiore. Lieve fioritura alla sguardia e controguardia. Anche in questo secondo volume della collana, le pagine seguenti all'indice risultano intonse. USATO

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        Francesca da Rimini

      EDIZIONI RICORDI, 1914. ITALIANO 0,11 Fascicolo spillato in cartoncino flessibile. Pagine in buono stato, con tagli bruniti. Tragedia in quattro atti di Gabriele D' Annunzio, ridotta da Tito Ricordi, per la musica di Riccardo Zandonai. USATO

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        New Bartender's Guide [and] The Up-to-Date Bartender's Guide [cover title]: New Bartender's Guide. How to Mix Drinks "2 Books In One"

      Baltimore: I. & M. Ottenheimer, 1914. Very Good. First edition, hardcover issue. 12mo. 62; 64pp. Illustrated cloth. A couple of ink letters on the front fly, light spotting to the bottom of the front board and tiny ink splashed on topedge, very good or a little better. Relatively common in wrappers, the hardcover issue is scace.

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        Anna Muthesius mit Kindern. Platindruck. Auskopierpapier.

       1914. Auf dem großen Japanbogen handschriftlich signiert \"R. u. M. Dührkoop\", verso auf dem O.-Unterlagenblatt bezeichnet \"Frau Geheimrat Muthesius/mit Kindern/März 1914\", Stempel \"Landeskunstschule Hamburg 24/Ausgeschieden\", Im Druck u.r. mit Trockenstempel \"Dührkoop/1913\". Foto auf Karton u.auf Japanpapier auf Karton mehrfach montiert. 16,7 x 22,4 cm (Bildmaß), 42 x 30,7 cm (Papier). Gruppenporträt der Anna Muthesius mit ihren drei Kindern: Günther (1898–1974), der älteste Sohn sitzt neben ihr und hält ihre Hand, daneben Klaus (1900–1959) und Eckhart (1904–1989), der jüngste Sohn und spätere Architekt, blickt zu ihr auf. Die ausgebildete Konzertsängerin und Ehefrau des Architekten und Gründers des Deutschen Werkbundes Anna Muthesius (1870 Aschersleben - 1961 Berlin) wirkte u.a. auch als Innenarchitektin und Modedesignerin. - Minya Dührkoop begann 14jährig als Assistentin im Atelier ihres Vaters Rudolf D. zu arbeiten. Seit Rudolf Dührkoop um 1900 zwei Filialen in Berlin eröffnete, betrieb sie selbständig das Hamburger Studio. Anna Muthesius, Familienporträt, Gruppenporträt, Rudolf Dührkoop, Minya Diez-Dührkoop, Fotografie Hamburg,

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