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        BAKST, Leon Samoilovitch (1866-1924). Russian painter; designer with the Ballets Russes.

      - Autograph Card Signed (?Leon Bakst?) to Miss Ella Dixon, sending her his best wishes for the Russian New Year, and apologizing for being unable to attend a rendez-vous.1 page small 8vo in French on blue card, 112 Boulevard Malesherbes [Paris], 16 January 1914. Together with the autograph envelope addressed to Miss Dixon at 6 St. James's Terrace, London. Trans: ?I send you all my apologies together with [best] wishes for the Russian new year (13 days later!) and must tell you it was impossible to go the other day to your rendez-vous in London, as I was only there for one day. . .?An early collaborator of Diaghilev's, and co-founder with the impressario of the influential magazine The World of Art, Bakst proved to be one of the outstanding artists of his day. Through his set and costume designs for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, for works such as Scheherazade, The Firebird and L'Apres-midi d'un Faune, Bakst helped created the distinctive, exotic style which influenced much Western design during the years immediately preceding the First World War.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        The Collection of Arms and Armor of Rutherford Stuyvesant, 1843-1909

      Privately Printed. 1914. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Limited edition, one of 300 copies. 1914. Hardcover leather folio, 14 x 10.75 inches. 174pp. With engraved frontispiece and mounted plates throughout volume. Presentation page offers this volume to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, also with a bookplate on the front pastedown announcing the book's presentation "at the request of Mrs. Rutherford Stuyvesant..." Carnegie Library bookplate underneath, with a neat withdrawn-duplicate stamp dated November 29, 1915, an early deaccession. Volume very good with some rubbing edges, most notably at the partially exposed corners and tip of the front joint. Mild organic darkening around edges. Printed on heavy paper with untrimmed edges, a handsome copy with clean, unmarked contents.

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        A LAWN TENNIS ALPHABET, Rhymed & Pictured by H. F. Crowther-Smith

      London, Slazengers Ltd, no date, 1914.. Slim small 4to, 250 x 190 mm, 10 x 7½ inches, circa 1914. PRESENTATION COPY. To Vivian Carter with the authors compliments dated 1914, in ink. 26 colour plates with text on the back referring to the following plate, plus 5 pages of Slazengers adverts, original publishers pictorial boards. Spine worn and repaired with cloth at sometime, corners worn, some rubbing to boards, endpapers aged-browned, 1 plate had a marginal closed tear repaired, not affecting the image, occasional light finger mark and marks in margins, fore-edges foxed, some light scratching on pictorial label on upper cover, a good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        DUBLINERS

      London: Grant Richards, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London, Grant Richards, 1914. First edition. Octavo, 5 x 7 3/4 in. Original red publisher's cloth with gilt titles stamped on cover and spine. No repairs. Approximately 1250 copies were printed, of which 746 had the Richards title pg, the remaining 504 were sent to the US. Condition is VERY GOOD ; minor shelf wear, corners are not bumped. Front cover has an extremely faint damp-staining that can only be seen at certain angles. The covers are lightly rubbed and there is a small area of loss to the "D" on the front. Spine ends are bumped but scarcely worn, the spine is a touch darkened, and the gilt titles are all bright and crisp. Binding is tight and extremely solid. Text is bright, clean and unmarked with no foxing. There is a tiny bit of foxing to the ffep. Comes with a recent custom-made green linen case with a ribbon for lifting the volume. One of the monoliths of Twentieth Century writing, in lovely condition. It's fascinating to note that in 1909 Maunsel agreed to publish it, then burned the entire run of 1,000 copies, because of perceived indelicacy. Rare. RGR.

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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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        300+ offprints, copies, extracts from the Hampton L. Carson collection notes letters some incribed copies

      various, various dates. Most all of the offprints etc have H.L. Carson's ownership signature. They are mostly in very good condition. Some are inscribed presentation copies, some signed by the author. A wide assemblage of offprints/extracts, and a few notes and letters from a wide variety of Scientists. * Motoo Kimura best known as a theoretical population geneticist. Hampton L. Carson 1914-2004 was an eminent American biologist who spent most of his career teaching at two American universities: Washington University in St. Louis, University of Hawaii. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Impressions de voyage en Apharras. Anthropologie, philosophie, morale d'un peuple errant berger et guerrier

      Paris: J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1914. Livre. Très bon. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. Grand In-8. Paris, J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1914. 2 volumes, 28 x 19,5 cm, grand in-8°, XVIII pp. + 698 pp. + 1 f. n. ch., 571 pp. + 2 ff. n. ch. + 1 carte en noir à double page hors texte, planches en noir dans le texte, bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe, brochés, couv. impr. en rouge et noir. Edition originale (et unique) de cet ouvrage rare et important du zoologiste et médecin Félix Jousseaume sur Djibouti, ici dans le rôle de l'ethnologue. Très bel exemplaire, avec tout juste dos lég. fanés..

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        Little Animal Books,

      John W. Eggers 1914-1917, New York - 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AN OFFICIAL GUIDE TO EASTERN ASIA Volume 3-North-Eastern Japan

      Imperial Japanese Government Railways 1914 Occasional foxing. Small closed tear to first map. Binding starting to separate at title page; Detailed guide to NE Japan on the eve of WWI; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 488 pages

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        ...PYGMALION A ROMANCE IN FIVE ACTS [caption title]

      New York: Everybody's Magazine, November 1914.. Small quarto. Publisher's limp leather, lettered in gilt, a.e.g. Illustrated. Tips rubbed, small patch of surface loss at toe of spine, but a very good copy. First separate American issue (unauthorized) and first separate issue in English, comprised of 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. Some copies were also bound in cheaper mauve cloth. Formal book publication in English finally took place in 1916. LAURENCE A124d.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        CARTES POSTALES PREMIERE GUERRE MONDIALE 14-18

      1914 - 55 cartes postales oblitérées ou timbrées de la première guerre mondiale écrites par des poilus en grande partie à leur ancien chef, le receveur des postes d'Alger - Aïeul du poète Louis Brauquier, prix de l'académie française de poésie - [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les Soirées de Paris, No. 21-25.

      Paris, 1914. 26x17,5 cm. 73-356 pp. + 22 leaves of plates. Five issues in original printed wrappers, stapled. Laid in is an invitation to a ''Bazar de Printemps'', held in Stockholm in 1917 for the benefit of Jewish victims of the war. There are tears on the spines, the wrappers are slightly soiled and torn in outer and lower margins. Issue 21 has a stain at lower right-hand corner on pp. 73-90, slightly affecting two plates. Pp. 325-332 in issue 25 are loose. Contents of the five issues are generally fine but there are a few scattered small tears, chips and specks. The short-lived but influential magazine Les Soirées de Paris was founded by Apollinaire, André Salmon, André Billy and others in order to cover the contemporary art and literature. It ran for 27 issues (some double) the years 1912-1914, when the publication was broken off by the war. Among the contributors and artists treated were Jarry, Picabia, Matisse, Jacob, and Braque. The five issues offered here come from the library of Isaac Grünewald (1889-1946), and three of them bear his signature on front wrapper. Grünewald was the foremost artist and public defender of the first wave of Swedish modernism and held the position of professor at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts between 1932 and 1942. He lived in Paris in the years 1908-1911, where he studied painting at the academy of Matisse, and befriended authors and artists, for instance Apollinaire, Jacob and Salmon, who were associated with Les Soirées de Paris

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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon

      Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. The first trade edition of Nielsen's masterpiece and one of the finest illustrated books from the golden age of illustrated books. Rebound by Stikeman & Co. in full brown levant, gilt ruled with gilt floral design to covers, gilt and pink morocco inlay to inside of front and rear boards, added moiré endpapers, original front cover cloth laid in at rear; slight rubbing to hinges, otherwise fine. Bright and unmarked internally with 25 tipped in plates. Moderate wear to the custom morocco edged slipcase. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 044411. .

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        Bibliografía Aragonesa del Siglo XVI.

      Madrid, Imprenta Clásica Española, 1913 - 1914. - Dos volúmenes en folio; XIII pp., 407 p. y XIV pp., 577 pp., 3 hs. Numerosas reproducciones de portadas, grabados y textos, algunas de ellas a dos tintas. Ejemplar perteneciente a la tirada de 250 impresos sobre papel verjurado y con envío autógrafo del autor. Cubierta superior original salvada sobre encuadernación en media tela.

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        Architec-Tonics. The Tales of Tom Thumtack. Volume I.

      New York: The William T. Comstock Company, 1914 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in gilt and orange, front pastedown and free endpaper illustrated. With the dust jacket. A couple of small bumps to boards, spine a little toned. Cloth very fresh. An excellent copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket with closed tears, tanned spine panel, and tape repairs to the verso. Frontispiece, illustrated title, and illustrations throughout by Rockwell Kent. First edition, first printing of the first book Rockwell Kent illustrated. Inscribed by Kent on the front free endpaper, "To Ernest Dawson, this first book that I illustrated and for which I received $125 – Rockwell Kent, 1933". The recipient was Ernest Dawson of the renowned Dawson's Bookshop in Los Angeles. Loosely inserted is a photo of Kent and a postcard from the bookshop offering this volume to a customer. Kent would go on to become one of the most important American illustrators of the 20th century. A lovely copy and a superb inscription. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Architec-Tonics. The Tales of Tom Thumtack

      New York: The William T. Comstock Company,, 1914. Volume I. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in gilt and orange, front pastedown and free endpaper illustrated. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece, illustrated title, and illustrations throughout by Rockwell Kent. A couple of small bumps to boards, spine a little toned. Cloth very fresh. An excellent copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket with closed tears, tanned spine panel, and tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first printing of the first book Rockwell Kent illustrated. Inscribed by Kent on the front free endpaper, "To Ernest Dawson, this first book that I illustrated and for which I received $125 – Rockwell Kent, 1933". The recipient was Ernest Dawson of the renowned Dawson's Bookshop in Los Angeles. Loosely inserted is a photo of Kent and a postcard from the bookshop offering this volume to a customer. Kent would go on to become one of the most important American illustrators of the 20th century. A lovely copy and a superb inscription.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon

      Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. The first trade edition of Nielsen's masterpiece and one of the finest illustrated books from the golden age of illustrated books. Rebound by Stikeman in full brown levant, gilt ruled with gilt floral design to covers, gilt and pink morocco inlay to inside of front and rear boards, added moiré endpapers, original front cover cloth laid in at rear; slight rubbing to hinges, otherwise fine. Bright and unmarked internally with 25 tipped in plates. Moderate wear to the custom morocco edged slipcase. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 044411. .

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        CHARLES DICKENS IN CHANCERY

      1914. Paperback. Fine. JAQUES, E. T. CHARLES DICKENS IN CHANCERY. Being an Account of His Proceedings in Respect of The "Christmas Carol" with some Gossip in Relation to the Old Law Courts at Westminster. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1914. 95 pp. 8vo., tan paer wrappers printed in black and with vignette of Dickens on front cover. Good, front cover has tiny chip at bottom right corner and crease. Light soil. Small closed tears to rear cover. Interior fine. (Marke: A Catalogue of the Law Collection of New York University, 1142.) Rare.

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        DRACULA'S GUEST AND OTHER WEIRD STORIES

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.,. [1914]. original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind.. Hairline cracks along inner hinges, text block shaken (nearly. inevitable due to the nature of the endpapers and the text block of. this cheaply made book), else a bright, near fine copy. The first. printing of this book is quite scarce and is rarely found in nice. condition. (#95809). First edition, first printing. Posthumous collection of nine stories. "Dracula's Guest" is a previously unpublished episode from an early draft of DRACULA. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-187. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1551. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 207. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 404. Bleiler (1978), p. 187. Reginald 13728. Dalby 22a.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        LA ESFERA ILUSTRACIÓN MUNDIAL. 1914, AÑO I, Nº 1 al 1918, AÑO V, Nº 261.

      - Madrid. Edit. Prensa Española. 1914 / 1918. 36x27 cm. s/p. (una media de 32 págs. por núm.) 8.352 págs. de los 5 años + las cubiertas originales. Ilustraciones con fotografías, dibujos a color y b/n. Encuadernación original de la Editorial, Tela impresa, lomo de piel con dorados. Los 5 años se presentan en 10 tomos, dos por año con un peso de 60 Kg. Importante referencia a la primera Guerra Mundial, con fotos y dibujos. Muy buen papel satinado. # revista. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Fz. Marc").

      Sindelsdorf, 18. IV. 1914. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Gestempelter Briefkopf, liniertes Papier. Schöner Brief an Hugo Ball (1886-1927), damals Dramaturg an den Münchner Kammerspielen, mit der Absage an ein Theaterprojekt: "[.] Nun wird aber der Fall dadurch sehr vereinfacht, daß unter den Künstlern, die Sie zunächst in's Auge fassten, ich wahrscheinlich der Einzige bin, der diesen unvermeidlichen Konflikt zu fürchten hat. So wie ich Bechtejeff, Jawlensky, Seewald und Weisgerber kenne, werden diese gewiß famose Dekorationen und Bühnenbilder schaffen, zu denen das Düsseldorfer Ensemble ein homogenes Spiel bieten wird. Ich bin davon fest überzeugt, aber ebenso überzeugt von der Unmöglichkeit meinerseits, hier mitzuthun. Ich warte dann lieber, bis sich einmal wirklich etwas Neues schaffen lässt, mit eigenem Ensemble und vollkommener Bewegungsfreiheit. Sonst kommt nichts Festes zu Stande. Dann müsste man Kokoschka, Kandinsky, Klee, Macke berufen und als Musiker (die heute für die Bühne gar nicht zu entbehren sind) der Schönbergkreis (Schönberg, Webern, Alban Berg u.a.) gewinnen, alles zeitig vorbereitet, damit nichts überstürzt wird [.] Ich schrieb Ihnen dies alles, damit Sie sich nicht über meine persönliche Stellungnahme täuschen. Ich habe nicht die geringste Lust, an einer halben Sache mitzuwirken. Ich bin neugierig wie sie weiter läuft (im Grunde weiß ich aber genau, wie sie laufen wird, nämlich wie immer in Windungen) [.]". - Der russische Maler Wladimir Georgijewitsch Bechtejew (1878-1971) war seit 1909 Mitglied der Neuen Künstlervereinigung München und stand dem "Blauen Reiter" nahe. Er beteiligte sich an dem besprochenen Theaterprojekt von Hugo Ball, das sich aber - wie auch die weiteren Aktivitäten mit Mitgliedern des "Blauen Reiters" - zerschlug. Er kehrte 1914 nach Rußland zurück, wurde zur Armee einberufen und arbeitete nach dem Krieg als Bühnenbildner und Illustrator. - Gedruckt in: Franz Marc. Briefe, Schriften, Aufzeichnungen. Leipzig 1989. S. 95.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        London

      London: Privately printed for Alvin Langdon Cobrn and Edmund D. Brooks & Their Friends,, 1914. With Ten Photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Octavo. Original linen-backed boards, grey paper sides, titles to spine and front board in black. 10 mounted photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Spine a little dusty, lower corner bumped, otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Coburn on the front free endpaper, "To C. C. Parker, Prince of Bookseller's. From his friend Alvin Langdon Coburn, Christmas 1914." C.C. Parker was a bookseller who had established a shop on South Broadway in 1895, publishing Coburn's The Cloud in 1912. Chesterton's introductory text offers an explanation for the expertise of Coburn's quietly resonant and curiously angled images of London's landmarks: "the spectator is a serious mystic (that is, a materialist also) and appreciates the bodily beauty of heights, which should always be seen from below. The Devil takes us to the top of an exceedingly high mountain, and makes us dizzy: but God lets us look at the mountain. Yet this mountain made by man can only be seen in London by "sighting;" by getting it between two houses, as a pilot steers between two rocks. Get the sighting wrong and you will see only a public-house, or (what is much worse) a shop full of newspapers.

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        SPORT AND NATURE IN THE HIMALAYAS

      London:: Harrison,, 1914. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing in original green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering spine and front cover, gilt illustration of mountain goat front cover. Minimal cover edge wear, foxing edges and endpapers. Complete with 5 full page illustrations and 2 vignettes as issued. 8vo. xv, 137 pp. + Ads.

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        The Ascent of Denali ~ Mt. McKinley A Narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America

      NF. New York, Scribners, 1914, 1st US Edition. 8vo, [xix] 188pp., 34 full page photographic illustrations including frontis with tissue guard, fold-out map at rear showing the route to the summit of Mt. McKinley. No prior ownership markings, no foxing, folds or tears. Bright gilt lettering on cover and spine with original publisherÕs blue-green cloth in excellent condition. A very clean Near Fine copy of a significant narrative.& & There was a great rush to make the first ascent of America's highest peak. After several previous attempts, this describes the actual first ascent of McKinley by Hudson Stuck and Harry Karstens. A very good read.&

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        Collection Paul Delaroff - Catalogue Des Tableaux Anciens - Ecole Allemande - Anglaise - Espagnole - Flamande - Francaise - Hollandaise - Italienne - Suisse - Des Xve - Xviiie Siecles - Galeries Georges Petit - 23 & 24 Avril, 1914

      Me. F. Lair-Dubreuil & Me. Camil, 1914-01-01. Hardcover. Good. . Ex library copy with some of the usual markings. No jacket; mild shelfwear - but nothing severe.

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        RUSSIA WITH TEHERAN, PORT ARTHUR, and PEKING. Handbook for Travellers

      Karl Baedeker 1914 Previous owner's notes to front pastedown. Small closed tear to front map; 1st and only edition in English. One of the most scarce and precious titles of the Baedeker series. A description of the country before the revolution. 40 fold out maps in color and 78 plans ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 590 pages

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        La Vénerie Française Contemporaine

      Paris: Adolph de Goupy, 1914. Minor silverfishing to green cloth, else a fine copy. Half folio.

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        PABLO PICASSO PAR CHRISTIAN ZERVOS VOL. 29 (XXIX): SUPPLEMENT AUX ANNEES 1914-1919

      (PICASSO, PABLO). Zervos, Christian. PABLO PICASSO PAR CHRISTIAN ZERVOS VOL. 29 (XXIX): SUPPLEMENT AUX ANNEES 1914-1919. Paris: Editions "Cahiers D'Art", 1975. First Edition. 4to. Printed Wrappers in Glassine. Catalogue Raisonné. Near Fine./No Jacket - As Issued.. 192pp, 465 monochrome illustrations. Text in French. This is the twenty-ninth volume of Christian Zervos' unfinished, monumental thirty-three volume (in thirty-four parts) catalogue raisonné of Pablo Picasso's paintings and works on paper supplementally covering the Cubist years of 1914 through 1919. A most handsome copy of the uncommon 1975 first printing whose protective glassine wrapper shows some mild age-toning along the spine. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022620&

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        RUSSIA WITH TEHERAN, PORT ARTHUR, and PEKING. Handbook for Travellers

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1914 - Slight wear to extremities. Bookplate and previous owner's name to front pastedown. First two hundred or so pages show dampstaining to lower right corner, slightly affecting text; 1st and only edition in English. One of the most scarce and precious titles of the Baedeker series. A description of the country before the revolution. 40 fold out maps in color and 78 plans ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 590 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Notes of a Son and Brother

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. Brown cloth, very slight discoloration in a few spots, corners lightly bumped, spine lightly sunned. Inscribed by James to "Mrs. Van Rensselaer, faithfully her old friend" and dated March 1914. Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer grew up in the neighborhood described in James's book Washington Square and became a prominent New York city author and one of the countries first female architecture critics. First American edition, BAL 10679. Illustrated. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 044296. .

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        North of Boston

      London: David Nutt, (1914). First edition. From an edition of 1,000 copies, this is one of 200 in the sixth binding state. This was one of two binding states that were done by the Dunster House Bookshop in 1923 in Cambridge, MA when the remaining first edition sheets were sold off by Simpkin Marshall. Signed by Frost on the front endpaper, dated "Amherst 1924," and with a notation as to the name and location of the cottage in England where Frost wrote the poems for this, his second book. A fine copy in leaf-green cloth, gilt-titled. Book label from the Hampshire Bookshop of Northampton, MA on rear pastdown.

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        BUNJINGA SANTAIKA-SHU^

      1914. Very Good. [SHIMBI SHOIN, Publisher]. Edited by Kubota Kanroku. BUNJINGA SANTAIKA- SHU^. Tokyo, Taisho 3 [1914] Reprint of the original edition of 1909, identical in format and printing quality. With printed silk covers and silk title label, in the Shimbi Shoin signature grass-cloth clasped chitsu case. Large folio. 48 paintings by the "Three Masters" of Japanese literati painting: Tanomura Chikuden, Watanabe Kazan, and Yosa Buson. Most are in full-page collotype, but there are 11 full page color woodcut plates, a process for which the Shimbi Shoin was famous. Very slight foxing, else very good in a worn case. Japanese text throughout. Complete:

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        KATALOG des Ethnographischen Reichsmuseums LEIDEN

      Leiden: Brill 7 Bände des bekannten Katalogs in DEUTSCHER SPRACHE. Alle Bde. mit Namen- und Sachregister (einschl. der einheimischen Namen). Literaturverzeichnis. Einheitlich luxuriös gebunden in Halbleder mit Ecken. Schöne marmorierte Deckel. Rücken mit 5 Bünden und Titel in Gold. Kopfgoldschnitt. (Originalausgabe: Papier). BAND 8: BATAKLÄNDER. Mit Anhang: Malaiische Länder an der Nordostküste Sumatra's (= SUMATRA II). 1914. XXIX, 179 S. mit 35 Abb. auf 12 Tafeln (eine in Farbe); BAND 9: JAVA. Erster Teil. 1914. XIX, 209 S. mit 27 Abb. auf 14 Tafeln (eine in Farbe) und zahlreichen Text-Abb.; BAND 10: MITTEL-SUMATRA (= SUMATRA III). 1916. XXVII, 214 S. mit 100 Abb. auf 12 Tafeln und einigen Text-Abb.; BAND 11: JAVA. Zweiter Teil. 1916.XXI, 284 S. mit 46 Abb. auf 12 Tafeln und einigen Text-Abb.; BAND 12: SÜD-SUMATRA (= SUMATRA IV). 1918. XXXI, 272 S. mit 83 Abb. auf 16 Tafeln und einigen Text-Abb. BAND 14: SUMATRA-SUPPLEMENT. 1920. XVIII, 127 S. mit 52 Abb. auf 10 Tafeln und einigen Text-Abb. BAND 17: DIE ÖSTLICHEN KLEINEN SUNDA-INSELN. SUMBAWA-FLORES-SUMBA. 1924. XXI, 165 S. mit 54 Abb. auf 10 Tafeln und einigen Text-Abb. (Herausgegeben mit W.H. Rassers). ACHTUNG: Von dem Sumatra-Katalog fehlt Band 6. Vom Java-Katalog sind später noch die Bände 13 und 15 erschienen. * Auch als EINZELBAND erhältlich / Also as a SINGLE VOLUME available. * AFTER confirmation of your order please ACCEPT extra AIRMAIL SHIPPING COSTS. You will be informed by extra email ! . HLeather. FINE. 27x19½.

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        The Strength of the Strong [Association copy]

      New York: MacMillan, 1914 New York: MacMillan, 1914. First Edition. BAL 11955, Sisson & Martens p. 75. Copy previously owned by Irving Shepard, son of Jack London's stepsister Eliza, with his signature on the ffep. Frontispiece illustration. Octavo, 257 pp. Teal blue green cloth with white imprinting and gilt celtic emblem on cover and spine. Stain causing white and other faint discoloration along spine and corresponding joint areas (see scan), one notable foxing spot at bottom page edges. Joints, hinges strong, no sign of starting. Very Good. Contents have the Shepard signature on ffep, are else near fine. Jack London's memorable socialist parable, with association status by virtue of its prior ownership by Irving Shepard. Provenance link provided to purchaser. l-40n

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        JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS Some Tsuba in the Collection of Sir Arthur H. C

      1914 - 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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        BUNJINGA SANTAIKA-SHU^

      1914 - [SHIMBI SHOIN, Publisher]. Edited by Kubota Kanroku. BUNJINGA SANTAIKA- SHU^. Tokyo, Taisho 3 [1914] Reprint of the original edition of 1909, identical in format and printing quality. With printed silk covers and silk title label, in the Shimbi Shoin signature grass-cloth clasped chitsu case. Large folio. 48 paintings by the "Three Masters" of Japanese literati painting: Tanomura Chikuden, Watanabe Kazan, and Yosa Buson. Most are in full-page collotype, but there are 11 full page color woodcut plates, a process for which the Shimbi Shoin was famous. Very slight foxing, else very good in a worn case. Japanese text throughout. Complete:

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        Why is the Dollar Shrinking?

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1914-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Macmillan, 1914. 233 pgs. with 4 pages of ads at rear. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing. (Dated title page "1914" with "Set up and electrotyped. September, 1914" on copyright page and no additional printings.) Very Good condition. No jacket. Clean pages. Lettering on front cover worn. A bit of light mottling to cloth, corners bumped. A nice copy.

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        E" - The complete and somewhat mad history of the family of Montague Vincent, Esq., Gent

      New York, Duffield & Company, 1914.: American Literature; Literature; Rare Books; World Literature. 8°.. Original red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Ownership-notification on front and rear pastedown. Overall excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear / mild foxing to edges and pastedowns only (very good+/near Fine). Absolutely Rare publication.

      [Bookseller: Old Head Books & Collections]
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        Kleine Dichtungen.

      Berlin, Cassirer, 1914 - 8°, 311 S., Neuerer Kart.-Rücken mit altem Deckeln und aufmontiertem Rücken, Deckel etwas angeschmutzt, Vorsätze mit Wasserrand u etwas felckig. S. 123-272 etwas knittrig, 20 Bl mit Wasserand im Falz (W/G2 8) Erstausgabe der zweiten Veröffentlichung Walsers. Von Robert Walser auf Schmutztitel handschriftlich signiert. Deckelillustration von Karl Walser. 1000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichten. Mit Zeichnungen von Karl Walser.

      Leipzig, Wolff, 1914 - 8°, 231 (1) S., 30 Textabb., Kart., Rücken gebräunt, m. min. Wasserrändchen, schönes Exemplar (W/G2 7) Erste Auflage. Mit Leipziger Zensurstempel. Deckelillustration von Karl Walser. 600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        California Fish and Game. vols. 1-42

      Sacramento, 1914-56. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced by 10% until Sunday, Dec. 1. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! volumes 1-42, bound, ex library, very good PRICE IS FOR THE LOT!!. Photos available upon request.

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        Die Briefe W. A. Mozarts und seiner Familie

      Mchn. u. Lpz., G. Müller (1914).. 5 Bde. (Komplett!) gr.-8°. Mit 157 tlw. gefalt. Taf., 7 Notentaf.: 62a u. b; 66a - e u. 67a u. b. (in Lasche) OHLdr. m. Rückensch. u. Rückengoldpräg. Zwei Fehlstellen am Rü. des 5. Bds. fachgerecht restauriert. Kanten berieb. Kat. 25 Jahre G. Müller, S. 178 - Erste kritische Gesamtausgabe. Bde.1 u. 2: Die Briefe W. A. Mozarts; Bd.3: Die Briefe Leopold Mozarts; Bd.4: Die Briefe Leopold Mozarts und der übrigen Familie; Bd.5: Mozart-Ikonographie.

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        Pitcher Pollock

      Dodd, Mead and Co. New York (1914) - First Edition. Original red cloth, white stamping, original illustrated dustjacket. Charles M. Relyea dustjacket art and illustrations (all four present). Extremely scarce first 'Dodd, Mead and Company' published title in the "Matty" series of baseball themed fiction by Mathewson intended for young adults. The first title, 'Won in the Ninth' was published by R. J. Bodmer Co. in 1910. Despite a list of ten titles to be included in the series only the first five (including 'Won in the Ninth') were actually published. The titles were planned in advance and listed altogether in the 1914 volume of Publisher's Weekly. Christy was a Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, who played for the Giants and won 373 games in his career, a National League record. In the 1905 World Series, he pitched three shutouts, leading to a Giants victory. Mathewson never pitched on Sundays due to his Christian beliefs. Near Fine, some darkening to lower spine end, in Good dustjacket with two inch chip at lower spine end, chipping at top spine end and lower edges and flap corners, old sticker price abrasion at lower front panel, some wear to edges and short closed tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exhibition Catalogue: KHUDOZHNIKI - TOVARISHCHAM VOINAM ("Artists for the Friends Fighters"). First Edition

      Moscow, 1914. Stapled wraps. Text in Russian. (Among the participants: D. Burliuk, K. Korovin, K. Malevich, L. Pasternak, N. Roerich, et al.). Near Fine. [Burliuk, David (1882-1967): Well-known Russian Avant-garde artist, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Studied in Munich and Paris. Friend of Mayakovsky. One of the founders of "Knave of Diamonds". After Russian Revolution emigrated. Lived in the United States. Exhibited on futurist exhibitions; after 1917: in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Malevich, Kazimir (1878-1935): one of three (with Kandinsky and Chagall) the most prominent artists of Russian Avant-garde. - Rare, especially in such great condition] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        A Midsummer-Night's Dream

      London: Constable and Company Limited,, 1914. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, pictorial block to front board, inner dentelles,dark green endpapers, top edge gilt. With 12 mounted coloured plates and 32 black and white illustrations. Some light foxing to half-title. A fine copy. Handsomely bound. A delightful copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        AVENTURAS DE RECAJO

      Autores, Segovia 1914 - 65 págs 22x16 cm Tapa blanda Marcas uso Manuscrito original de la obra. Fantasía comico lírica en prosa, en un acto y cuatro cuadros.

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