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        Trout Fly-Fishing in America

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1914. First edition. 4to. With 12 illustrations and 20 color plates by H. H. Leonard. xv, 288 pp. Original green cloth. Some minor rubbing at extremities, front hinge tender. Very Good plus. Uncommon. Bruns S229; Wetzel p. 215

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        La république de Genève *

      C.Tarin, Lausanne (1914). - Broché, couverture décorée rempliée. Non coupé, petite fissure en tête. Ça commence par : "Pour collaborer aux fêtes du Centenaire?" pour se terminer par "?Genève est déchue comme ville commerciale et comme centre intellectuel". D'où l'idée qu'elle finisse annexée à la France ou obligée de subir "le régime allemand"? Édition originale. L'un des 20 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Hollande, outre 580 vergé.

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      New York: Everybody's Magazine New York: Everybody's Magazine, November 1914. Octavo. Original black limp morocco, titles to upper cover gilt. With the dust jacket. Extremities rubbed. An excellent copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket. First separate American issue, unauthorised, and first separate issue in English, comprising sheets from the periodical publication specially bound up and distributed by Putnam. When advised by Shaw's agent that they had acquired serial rights only, distribution in this format was halted. This copy in the deluxe limp morocco; there was also a trade issue in green cloth.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tarzan of the apes

      A.C. McClurg & Co, 1914-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Chicago: McClurg, 1914: First Edition, First Printing, First State; One of only 5,000 copies originally printed. Copyright page dated 1914 with no later printings listed. First State with no acorn above the publisher's name at the base of the spine; Publisher's information at the bottom of the copyright page is set in Old English. In Good condition, showing some signs of use and age. Lean to spine, hinges tender; rear hinge appears repaired; binding lightly shaken. Pages lightly age toned, evidence of erased pencil from from free end paper. Ding to edge of last group of pages near the center. Red cloth shows some wear with rubbing and abrasions to the finish. The gilt lettering is dulled and rubbed. Rare in first state.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Village in the Jungle [THIRD IMPRESSION DATED 1914]

      Edward Arnold, U.K. 1914 - 307 pages, size 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches with an 8 page catalogue to the rear. In 1913, Leonard Woolf, husband of Virginia Woolf, published his first novel, The Village in the Jungle, which was based on his experiences in the colonial service in Ceylon before the First World War and is the story of the lowest class of peasant life in India. Book - [SEE SCAN] - in Near Very Good blue boards with gilt lettering - light marking to the spine and light sunning to the gilt lettering, some light rubbing and light bumping to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, top corner to page 109/110 not effecting text professionally repaired, one or two spots to the extreme page edges otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 004669. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Little Animal Books

      New York: John W. Eggers, 1914-1917. Softcover. Fine. 14 Thornton Burgess Miniature Books in their original box. The books are approximately 2 3/16 by 2 7/8 inches, stapled wraps, all with a cover illustration in color and other color illustrations in text. Each book has 12 pages including the covers.There first set of 6 books are c. 1914 and comprise the following titles: Danny Meadow-Mouse Learns Something; A Glad Time Made a Sad Time; Jack Frost Helps Paddy the Beaver; Mr. Toad and Danny Meadow-Mouse Take a Walk; Old Mr. Toad Gets His Stomach Full; Striped Chipmunk's Secret Joke. The second set of 8 titles comprise: Busy Folks and Sleepy Folks; Four Little Mice at School and Play; An Important Meeting at the Smiling Pool; Johnny Chuck Loses His Temper; Paddy the Beaver Gives Warning; Peter Rabbit Introduces His Big Cousin; Peter Rabbit Learns From Striped Chipmunk; Striped Chipmunk Has a Secret. Jack Frost has one untrimmed page edge which protrudes else these booklets are in fine condition. Housed in original box which has edge wear and soiling but is intact. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        The Jackdaw of Rheims.

      Philadelphia, John C. Winston, 1914 - Folio. Bound in recent full blue morocco, gilt title, decoration, raised bands to spine, gilt decorative border to boards. marbled endpapers. Beautifully bound and internally clean With eleven tipped in colour illustrations and other black and white decorations by Charles Folkard. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History of Magic: Including a clear and precise exposition of its procedure, its rites and its mysteries

      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1914-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST US EDITION IN JACKET. Philadelphia: David McKay Publishers [1914]. xxxiv + 536 pp. Illustrated plates. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, tissue-guarded frontis of the author. Translated by Arthur Edward Waite. 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.)Condition: Very Good or better in about Good dust jacket. Book itself in nice shape: clean pages with no plates, inscriptions, etc. Front and rear hinges worn and a little loose. A few tiny, light spots on edges. Gilt lettering quite strong and bright. Front and back panels present nicely. 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. An important work by a French occult author and ceremonial magician who influenced Aleister Crowley, among many other occult figures.

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        Diccionario biográfico y bibliográfico de calígrafos españoles

      Rev. de Arch., Bibl. y Museos, Madrid 1914 - Fol., 2 vols. (1: 453 p., 101 láms. con facsímiles; 2: 342 p., 101 láms. con facsímiles). Cubierta original. Media piel, lomo con letras doradas. Corte superior dorado. Enc. M. Bueno. Buen ejemplar. Notabilísimo diccionario del famoso estudioso español, que contiene 1213 bio-bibliografías comentadas de los tratadistas españoles del arte de escribir, que incluye los autores de obras de paleografía, los calígrafos que a pesar de no haber publicado nada han dejado muestras de su habilidad en el período comprendido entre 1600 y 1850, las obras de caligrafía anónimas, y artículos históricos de instituciones, sociedades o cuerpos literarios relacionados con la escritura. El conjunto va precedido de una interesantísima introducción histórica, y se completa con 202 láminas en papel couché, con facsímiles que muestran los diferentes modelos de escrituras, tanto en manuscritos, como en documentos y obras publicadas. Muy buen ejemplar. Diccionarios. Biografías. Bibliografía. Historia del libro. Dictionaries. Biographies. Bibliography. Book history.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Richter's History and Records of Base Ball: The American Nation's Chief Sport

      Francis C. Richter, Philadelphia 1914 - First edition. 306pp., illustrated from photographs. The front fly lacking, with some erosion to the cloth at the spine ends, and a little foxing. A well-worn but sound, good copy of this classic baseball book with a nice association, Inscribed by Richter to his son: "To my dear son Francis C. Jr. with the best wishes of his father. Francis C. Richter. Philadelphia Pa. March 14, 1914." As a writer, Richter was an influential force in the early development of the game. Beginning with the *Philadelphia Day* in 1872, then the *Sunday World* and *Public Ledger*, he was the first to set up a separate sports department for any newspaper. Richter was instrumental in the formation of the original American Association in 1882 and helped to place the Philadelphia Athletics in it. The next year he helped to organize the Phillies in the National League and started *Sporting Life*, a weekly newspaper, which became a great force in baseball. In 1907 he was offered the presidency of the National League but turned it down. He edited the *Reach Guide* from its inception in 1901 to the 1926 volume, which he completed days before his death. A splendid association copy. #314522. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Minuta autografa firmata ""Mussolini"" s.d. (1914)

      Minuta autografa in italiano firmata "Mussolini" scritta in relazione ad un discorso ai "fascisti di tutt'Italia" in occasione del terzo anno della rivoluzione fascista. Nel documento Mussolini ricorda le antiche virtù romane che erano obbedienza, saggezza e tenacia ed esorta i fascisti a continuare nella loro opera. 3 pagine sciolte, redatte al solo recto, la seconda mutila alla parte inferiore. Lacuna circolare a tre quarti della prima pagina senza ledere il testo, modesta lacuna al margine destro della terza pagina. Tracce di piegatura e lieve ossidazione.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio di R. C]
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        JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS Some Tsuba in the Collection of Sir Arthur H. C

      1914. Very Good. JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS Some Tsuba in the Collection of Sir Arthur H. Church. Privately Printed, MCMIV, Reading, England, #37 of 100cc. With the bookplate of Charles Francis Bell, indicating that Arthur Church had given him the book. Small folio, heavily illustrated throughout with 40 pages of collotypes of Church's remarkable collection of tsuba. Very unusual and valuable reference. Very good, a few pages loosening. Green buckram covers, gilt.

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        On the Trail of the Opium Poppy

      Boston: Small Maynard & Co., 1914. Two volumes in gilt lettered olive cloth. 300 pp and 308 pp. Folding map in rear of each volume. Illustrated with photos throughout. The author's travels in China on the trail of the cultivators of the opium poppy. Edgewear to volumes only. Foxing to edges and interiors generally not affecting text or illustrations. A very sharp set. Uncommon.. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG+. 8vo.

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        LACERBA, quindicinale - 1914 - num. 01-24 dal 01 gennaio al num. 24 del 15 dicembre- anno secondo - unico volume rilegato mz. tela marrone, Firenze, Vallecchi, 1914

      LACERBA nasce da una infuocata secessione con i protagonisti de LA VOCE e viene appunto fondata da PAPINI - SOFFICI E PALAZZESCHI, dopo la loro uscita. Lo spumeggiante e fondamentale dibattito sul futurismo ma anche su temi letterari, segno' l'epoca, con autori quali Agnoletti, Altomare Libero, Apollinaire, Balilla Pratella, Binazzi, BOCCIONI, Buzzi, Cangiullo, CARRA', Cavacchioli, D'alba Auro, Folgore, Jahier, Jannelli, MARINETTI, Moscardelli, PALAZZESCHI, PAPINI. SBARBARO, SOFFICIi, Tavolato , Tommei, ecc, ecc, Il giornale lo firma GUIDO PUGNI gerente ma i protagonisti sono ben alri. Tra i testi di questa annata notevoli i disegni di Archipenko, BOCCIOINI, CARRA' CEZANNE, PICASSO, ROSAI. RUSSOLO, SEVERINI SOFFICI, ZANNINI ,ecc. L'antico collezionista ha purtroppo rifilato i giornali (non ha leso i testi ma ferito le testate - le foto evidenziano l''accaduto) Mancano i num. 13,14,17 (possiamo collalborare a reperirli) e le pagine da 281 a 286 sul n- 21 - Il numero 24 è stato ben riprodotto.

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language

      London, Springfield, Mass. - G. Bell & Sons, G. & C. MerriamCompany, 1914 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A rather impressive illustrated earlytwentieth centuryWebster's International Dictionary in a smart binding. Based on the International Dictionary of 1890 and 1900. Now completely revised in all departments including also a gazetteer and other appendices. Condition: In half calf bindings. Externally, a little rubbing, with fading to the spines, and some scattered stains to the boards. The hinges have been reinforced. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean and bright, with some marks to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Men of the deep Waters

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

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        The Valley of Fear. A Sherlock Holmes Novel

      New York: George H. Doran Company 1914, 1914. TRUE FIRST EDITION, prior to UK first printing, which was not illustrated. Post octavo, pp.320. Publisher's red cloth, titled in gilt to the spine and upper board. With seven full-page illustrations by Arthur I. Keller, including the frontispiece. A clean, fresh copy showing very little wear and handling. The fourth and final full-length Sherlock Holmes novels, a retrospective or 'flashback' adventure set in Pennsylvania, 1888. 'The Valley of Fear' is also notable for the involvement of Holmes arch-nemesis Professor Moriarty. Green and Gibson [A39]

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        North of Boston

      Henry Holt, 1914-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Henry Holt, 1914: First American Edition, First Printing, with date of 1914 on the title page, and statement of "First Edition" with no subsequent printings listed on the copyright page. One of only 150 copies published by Henry Holt in 1914, following a British edition from David Nutt consisting of 350 copies. Bound with sheets bought by Holt of the first issue from Nutt. In Very Good condition. Clean pages, sound binding. Pages lightly age toned. There is a book plate from a previous owner on the front paste down, as well a second book plate on the copyright page right below the first edition statement. Boards are lightly rubbed. Corners and edges show wear, and there is wear to the spine ends. The gilt lettering on the spine is rubbed, but the gilt remains sharp on the front board. A nice copy, solid, square and well preserved.

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        Kulu and Lahoul

      - 1914 Arnold, London, 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xii, 308 + 8 ads, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 34 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), silver lettered dark green cloth; cloth rubbed, crack to lower front hinge, H(ugh) Heber Cholmondeley bookplate & signed Colin Monteath, foxing to prelims, several early pages tape, vg. ---------- Account of six months climbing and exploration in 1912. Bruce and a small party went to the largely unexplored region between Garhwal and Kashmir, making ascents up to 19,000’. He later went on to lead the second and third British Everest expeditions. Cholmondeley was a noted Canterbury, NZ humanitarian and Monteath a well-known NZ author and photographer. Scarce. Neate B198, Yak B278. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Churchill on Ulster

      This extremely scarce wartime pamphlet reproduces Churchill's speech of 14 March 1914 at St. George's Hall, Bradford, when Churchill spoke on behalf of the British Government at the height of Home Rule crisis of 1912-1914. Churchill's family had supported unyielding British control over Ireland. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, won political victories through his support of the Unionists in Ulster. Over time, Winston came to support Home Rule. In early 1912, Winston spoke in Belfast in favor of Home Rule - the same Belfast where his father, Lord Randolph, famously opposed Home Rule, declaring in 1886 "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right." Winston's 1912 reply: "Why cannot this great settlement be made? We have made friends with our enemies; can we not make friends with our comrades too?" This was a major and controversial event, involving extraordinary precautions to protect Churchill's physical safety from hostile crowds. The Home Rule crisis persisted into 1914. The crisis was of sufficient concern that on 13 March 1914 - the day before Churchill's speech - Prime Minister Asquith informed the King in some detail about the "military situation in Ulster" (then being investigated by a Cabinet committee of which Churchill was a member). Churchill was chosen to deliver a stern message to Ulster about the necessity for compromise and the consequences of rejecting it. Per Churchill bibliographer Martin Gilbert (Volume II, page 488), "The firm and measured tones in which Churchill spoke at Bradford had been approved in advance by Asquith" but the words were distinctly Churchillian, as was the eloquent and resolved gravity. The Home Rule crisis of 1912-1914 was sidelined by World War I. Nonetheless, Churchill would ultimately introduce the Irish Free State Bill, which won passage in 1922. In 1943, during Churchill's wartime premiership, the Socialist Party saw fit to reproduce Churchill's 14 March 1914 speech. They republished "this prophetic speech of Mr. Churchill's as an answer to those who would have us believe that the British Government have no responsibility for the near-fascist state created by British Imperial Interests in Ireland." The pamphlet is bound in illustrated paper wraps, wire-stitched, 16 pages in length, and measures 7.25 x 5 inches. Churchill's speech fills pages 5-15. Condition of the pamphlet is very good given age and fragility. The covers remain complete and attached with no losses. The two original bindings staples remain firmly attached, with only minor corrosion. The covers are lightly soiled and bear a horizontal crease, where the pamphlet was once folded. The contents are clean and complete with no markings. This address was subsequently collected in Churchill's Complete Speeches, Volume III, at pp.2222-33, under the title "The Ulster Situation". Bibliographic reference: Cohen A178.

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      Mills & Boon,, London: 1914 - First British edition. An "Advance Copy," in brown printed wraps. Relatively minor wear to to corners and edges, and a few stains on front page edges. Still very good for this nearly 100-year-old, soft cover book. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        The Aged, Aged Mariner at Hornsea

      1914. Original illustration for Alice in Holidayland. Original watercolour. Fine condition. Framed size 50.5 x 41cm. Size: 33.5 x 25.5 cm. (13 x 10 inches) Charming original artwork for the first edition of this parody of Lewis Carroll's Alice books by F. W. Martindale, first published 1914. Pen and ink, watercolour and body-colour painting on card, matted. Signed by maritime artist Frank Mason and by Noel Pocock. A fine collaboration between the two artists: Mason was responsible for the sea and landscapes, Pocock for the figures. Colour photocopies of the same artwork and of the text it illustrated from the first edition on the back of the frame.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Night Watches

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1914. Octavo. Original orange cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and spine in black and gold. With the dust jacket. Illustrated by Stanley Davis. A very nice copy in the little rubbed dust jacket with a small hole in the centre of the spine panel. Scarce in the jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To my old neighbour Arthur Morrison with sincere regards W. W. Jacobs Oct. 1914". A nice association linking two of the most successful and well-regarded novelists of their day.

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        Connaissance de l'Est

      Pekin, Paris, 1914 Georges Crès, Collection Coréenne Ed. originale. 2 volumi rilegati alla cinese (29X18) in cartella di cartone ricoperta di seta blu con fermagli in osso Tiratura numerata di 630 esemplari Ns n 344 su carta vergé pelure

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      London: Grant Richards, (1914). Octavo. First edition. One of approximately 746 copies that were bound. When Joyce first submitted his proposal for this collection of short stories, he wrote, "I do not think that any writer has yet presented Dublin to the world." However, Joyce was far from sentimental about the city, writing, "From time to time I see in publisher's lists announcements of books on Irish subjects so that I think people might be willing to pay for the special odour of corruption which, I hope, floats over my stories." Bound in publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Front free endpaper lacking. Faint waterstaining to bottom and top edges of pages, as well as top corner of rear pastedown, that does not affect the inside of the book. Top and bottom edges of spine slightly bumped, spine darkened with some slight rubbing, and faint rubbing to spine edges. Very small, shallow spot of biopredation to front board; still a very good copy of a scarce book. Bookplate of American diplomat and poet John Haven Ferguson.

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        PLATERO Y YO, ELEGÍA ANDALUZA, con ilustraciones de Fernando Marco

      Ediciones ¿La lectura¿, Madrid 1914 - Primera edición en la colección ¿El libro escolar¿ y en la que JRJ colocó una breve advertencia dirigida ¿a los hombres que lean este libro para niños¿ en la que afirma que ¿estaba escrito para¿ ¡qué sé yo para quien! para quien escribimos los poetas líricos¿Ahora que va á los niños, no le quito ni le pongo una coma. ¡Qué bien!¿. Pero con aunque en 1914 no le ponía ni le quitaba una coma, tres años después, en 1917, publicó una segunda edición notablemente ampliada que fue la definitiva. Esta de 1914 constituye hoy una rareza bibliográfica. El ejemplar que ofrecemos está falto de la contraportada y exteriormente aparece algo fatigdo, aunque las páginas de texto permanecen limpias y enteras. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tres Vegas]
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      Paris, Mercure de France 1914 - Livre d'occasion In-12 (19 x 12,5 cm), demi percaline à la bradel, pièce de titre, couv. et conservés (rel. signée G. Desbled Succ.), 250 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Condition : Édition originale sur papier d'édition (après 5 ex. sur Japon et 20 ex. sur Hollande). Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur : "À Jean-Marie Cazaux, en souvenir de l'ORIGINAL et des ses phénomènes. très cordialement Francis Carco" agrémenté d'un dessin autoportrait original à l'encre signé de son monogramme. Belle exemplaire en reliure de l'époque signée. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London, Blackie, 1914.. FIRST EDITION WITH THESE ILLUSTRATIONS 1914, 260 x 190 mm, 10¼ x 7½ inches, pale blue cloth, gilt illustration, decoration and lettering on upper cover and spine, illustrated endpapers, top edges gilt, 195 pages. 16 beautiful mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 12 black and white plates and numerous smaller text illustrations. Very slight 'crushing' to cloth at head and tail of spine, tiny bump to lower corners, gilt very bright. Contents very nice, no inscriptions, no fading to cloth. Near Fine copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The Prussian Officer

      London: Duckworth, (1914). First edition, first issue. Bound in blue cloth, gilt-stamped to front cover and spine. Lawrence's first book of short stories. A fine copy. Bookplate.

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        The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

      London: Duckworth 1914 - Physical desc.: 310 p. 19 cm. Subject: England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction. Short stories in English, 1900-1945 - Texts. Summary: His first published collection, these twelve stories were written between 1907 and 1914, during a crucial period of development for Lawrence from which he emerged a leading figure of the modernist movement. Reaching new levels of feeling and experience, these stories range from the tale of a Prussian officer who drives his orderly towards a bloody reckoning, to the strangely exotic elements of 'A Fragment of Stained Glass', and the divisions within society and conflicts of the heart that form the central themes of 'Daughters of a Vicar'. Interweaving individual lives, their happiness, failures and defeats, with the profound forces of nature, Lawrence has created stories of remarkable power and sensitivity. Notes: A rare copy of the 1st edition - 1st issue December 1914. Dark blue cloth with 15 pages of publisher's adverts at rear. Referenced by NCBEL iv, 382 Roberts A6 state 1. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked blind-bordered dark blue cloth stamped in gold. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Blind-tooled stamp to rear board. Additional scans upon request. 1 Kg. 310 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gli anfibii d'Italia. Con appendice pei collezionisti di anfibii.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1914, 16mo leg. tutta tela verde, pp. XI-(2)-176 con 32 fig. n.t. 1a edizione.

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        Croquet. [ complete with all contents of endpocket as called for ]

      London: Stanley Paul, 1914. First edition. Plates and diagrams. With rear endpocket containing Diagram I and Diagram II (to illustrate page 39); and a further 6 Diagrams I - VI. (all c9 x 8 inches); one large gridded sheet portraying the court c29 x 35 inches; & an envelope containing coloured counters, 3 each red, blue, yellow and black. 8vo, pp. x:195, original green ribbed cloth blocked in gilt. An exceptional copy & very rare with the two diagrams in endpocket illustrating page 39; these usually lacking.

      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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        Days of my Years

      London - Edward Arnold 1914 - A scarce copy of Days of my Years, a memoir by Sir Melville L. Macnaghten, illustrated with a photogravure portrait of Macnaghten to frontispiece. He is known for a major report in 1894 on the Jack the Ripper case, naming three possible Jack the Ripper suspects. First edition. With a preface by the author to front. Sir Melville Leslie Macnaghten CB KPM (1853 - 1921) was Assistant Commissioner (Crime) of the London Metropolitan Police from 1903 to 1913. Condition: In a halfcalf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, in excellent condition but with minor wear to extremities, slight fading to spine and the odd mark. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with occasional scattered spotting, in particular ot endpapers and odd handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        A group of three offprints by PAVLOV on physiology and neurology

      Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1. Die besondere Labilität der inneren Hemmung bedingter Reflexe. Offprint from: Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, No. 11, 1914, 8vo. 4 pp. Original printed wrappers, browned and with minor edge chipping. ---- 2. Die Erforschung der Höheren Nerventätigkeit. Groningen: J. B. Wolders, n.d. 4to. 18 pp. Original printed wrappers, somewhat soiled, fold at center. ---- 3. The Croonian Lecture: Certain problems in the physiology of the cerebral hemispheres. Offprint, the Royal Society, London, [1928], 3 pp. Folded leaf as issued, margins soiled. <br><br> FIRST EDITIONS of 3 rare offprints. "Pavlov contributed to many areas of physiology and neurological sciences. Most of his work involved research in temperament, conditioning and involuntary reflex actions. Pavlov performed and directed experiments on digestion, eventually publishing The Work of the Digestive Glands in 1897, after 12 years of research. His experiments earned him the 1904 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. These experiments included surgically extracting portions of the digestive system from animals, severing nerve bundles to determine the effects, and implanting fistulas between digestive organs and an external pouch to examine the organ&#39;s contents. This research served as a base for broad research on the digestive system ... The concept for which Pavlov is famous is the "conditioned reflex" ... As Pavlov&#39;s work became known in the West, particularly through the writings of John B. Watson, the idea of "conditioning" as an automatic form of learning became a key concept in the developing specialism of comparative psychology, and the general approach to psychology that underlay it, behaviorism. Pavlov&#39;s work with classical conditioning was of huge influence to how humans perceive themselves, their behavior and learning processes and his studies of classical conditioning continue to be central to modern behavior therapy." [Wikipedia].

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      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1914. Limited Edition, one of 200 copies on paper. Vellum Binding. Small Quarto. Bound as issued in limp vellum with titled stamped in gold on the spine; binding is stamp signed on the back turnin--The Doves Bindery; bookseller&#39;s ticket on the back pastedown; uneven toning to the vellum; previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown; this copy is inscribed by Cobden-Sanderson on behalf of the Doves Press to noted Shakespearian and literary scholar A.C. Bradley. A nice association as it appears Bradley may have advised Cobden-Sanderson as there are correspondences between the two related to this volume housed at the Washington University Library. Additional images available upon request. Tidcombe DP35; Ransom 43;Tomkinson 43. Inscribed by Cobden-Sanderson to A. C. Bradley

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        Japonica. Bilder af japanska foremal och upplysningar darom.

      - Stockholm, 1914, 30 x 24 cm., hol. piel puntas, corte superior dorado, lámina en color + IX + 502 págs. + 92 láminas, 11 de ellas en colores. (1ª edición de 200 ejemplares numerados de esta descripción de 285 piezas diferentes de arte japonés, pinturas, floreros, bronces, etc., con descripciones detalladas de cada objeto y su relación con la cultura y costumbres japonesas. Gran parte de esta colección fueron presentados en la exposición japonesa de Estocolmo de 1911). [First edition which was limited to 200 copies, of which this is nr. 167. This is a description of a collection of 285 different Japanese pieces of art such as; vases, tsuba, paintings, fukusa, kakemono, etc. Includes detailed descriptions of each item and its connection with Japanese culture and customs in general. The collection was brought back to Sweden by Didrik Bildt who visited Japan in 1902. Many of the items were presented at the Japanese exhibition in Stockholm in 1911] ORIENTE

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        The Poems and Prose Sketches of James Whitcomb Riley (Homestead Limited Edition - Complete in 16 volumes)

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1914. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. C. M. Relyea, et al.. This edition, number 116 of 204 produced, is printed on Japan paper. These books are clean, tight, square with sharp corners and unmarked. they have minimal rubbing with white vellum (Beginning to darken) on the spines and corners. the boards are covered in patterned, brown (wood like) paper(?). The spines have four raised bands and a yellowing paste down with titles in one of the panels. Several of the title paste downs are rubbed at the edges and they are off volumes III, VII, and XI. The dates on the titles pages range from 1897 on volume I to 1914 on volume XVI, but presumably the set was published in 1914.

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        Tactique des Torpilleurs d&#39;Escadre

      [Paris: État-Major Général [de la Marine Nationale],, 1914. Quarto (272 × 203 mm). Contemporary purple skiver-backed marbled boards, marbled endpapers. 11 plates, numerous illustrative diagrams mounted in the text, tables. Chapters tagged with artificial vellum index tags. Spine discoloured and a little chipped, boards slightly rubbed, contents lightly toned but very good. First edition, designated Confidential and subsequently reclassified as Secret in manuscript, no other copy traced. A detailed handbook of French destroyer tactics which had currency throughout the First World War, corrections of January 1917 and March 1922 noted at the "Fiche des Corrections", and added to the text in red ink. That this was a practical manual rather than a classroom text is indicated by the instructions, not followed in this case, that it should be bound in a double cover of sail cloth with a pocket to each cover to take a lead plate "afin d&#39;assurer la submersion du livre" in the case of shipwreck or "accident." A remarkable document.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Old Tales from the North. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

      [London]: Hodder & Stoughton, [1914]. 4to, 206pp., with tipped-in color frontis., 24 tipped-in color plates., and line drawings throughout by Nielsen, all color plates with captioned tissue guards. Full crushed blue morocco extra, moir&#142; silk endpapers, gilt edges, with the original pictorial end-papers printed in black and gold and the original dark blue cloth cover and backstrip stamped in gilt bound in. Slipcase. First edition of Kay NielsenÕs most famous and collected book, in a luxurious binding by Morell for SotheranÕs c. 1960. The stories are reprinted from Popular Tales from the Norse (1859), a translation by Sir George Webbe Dasent (1817-1896) of Asbj&#154;rnsen and MoeÕs Norske Folkeeventyr (1842). Danish artist Kay Nielsen (1886-1957) was the son of the director of the Royal Danish Theater and after art school he was quickly recruited as a book illustrator; his second book East of the Sun and West of the Moon (1914) is one of the best known illustrated books of the century. He then turned to stage design for the Danish State Theater and only illustrated three more books (including this one) before moving to Hollywood where he designed sets for movies and acted in small walk-on parts. He died in California in 1957.&

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      - Seven Seas Edition, limited and numbered. Tall thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in tan morocco with a red leather label, with Kipling's name in gilt on the front cover. N.Y., Doubleday, 1914. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Art and Archaeology. vols. 1 no. 1 through 35 no. 3 (1914-1934)

      Washington: Archaeological Institute of America, 1914-1934. volumes 1#1 thru 35#3, ALL PUBLISHED; quartos, uniformly bound, library markings, well illustrated, the price is for the LOT:. Photos available upon request.

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