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      London: David Nutt (1914). 1st edition, 1st printing in original green binding with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Originally published in a printing of only 1000 copies by the firm of David Nutt in London while Frost and his family were living in England. The title did not appear in America until Henry Holt published the US edition in 1915. The original Nutt copies were variously bound in green and blue cloth. The present copy, distinguished by Crane as binding "F" featuring the blind rule along upper and lower edge, is one of only 200 thus bound. Crane further states: "Similarities of cloth and gilt-stamping in binding A and bindings E and F indicate that the work was done by the same binder in England before the later copies were sent to America" (Crane A3). The author's second major collection of poetry, which publishes many of the poems he is most noted for, including: "Mending Wall", "The Pasture", "After Apple-Picking", and others. The present copy we are offering is uncommonly bright and fine, and housed in a custom green cloth archival box.

      [Bookseller: Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        North of Boston

      London: David Nutt, 1914. first edition, first issue, binding C; 143, [1] pp., original fine green cloth, front cover blind-stamped; age toning to endpapers, half title and edges of the title page, spine slightly dulled, else very good. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        The Social Significance of the Modern Drama

      Boston & Toronto:: Richard G. Badger & The Copp Clark Co., Limited,, 1914.. Hardcover. Hardback. Octavo. 315pp., + [4]pp ads. Frontispiece portrait after a drawing by S.T. Kajiwara. Light brown cloth stamped in a darker brown. Some minor scattered staining to the page edges, light wear to the binding; a Very Good+ copy. Signed by the author on the title-page Image or additional images available upon request

      [Bookseller: Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers ABAA]
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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia, Rendered Into English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald

      Privately Printed [Will Bradley Studios], New York 1914 - 26 pp [cover, title page, pages numbered 5-25, rear cover]. Elaborate cover design by Will Bradley, printed in green, with a small decoration by Bradley, also in green, on the title page. Finely printed on handmade paper, pages a little smaller than the covers. No names or marks or further printed information. Very scarceonly one institutional holding shown in WorldCat; not mentioned in the Bradley bibliography by Bambace. Bradley designed several editions of this work, but this is much later and the designs are unlike the earlier publications. Covers lightly worn at edges with a few small foxing spots in margins. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, member IOBA]
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        THE MASTER OF THE WORLD A Tale of Mystery and Marvel

      London, Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd., (1914).. FIRST UK EDITION IN BOOK FORM (1914), 8vo, 205 x 140 mm, 8 x 5½ inches, 30 black and white plates by Georges Roux printed on coated paper, 317 pages, original publisher's dark green pictorial cloth, illustrated in colours to upper cover and spine both showing the "Terrible", light blue lettering to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine. A few very slight small scratches to background of illustration on upper cover, 1 small one to background on spine, head and tail of spine and corners just a touch rubbed, page edges, prelims and last 3 leaves slightly foxed in margins, free endpapers lightly browned, no inscriptions. A very good plus clean tight copy of a title very hard to find in any early U.K. or U.S. edition. It was first published in France in 1904 and first issued in English in the U.S. in 1911. This copy is the first publication in the U.K. as a book, having previously appeared in 1913-1914 in the Boy's Own Paper. See Taves & Michaluk V054 page 185; Myers 37 page 46. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Le Anime Criminali: La Legge Determinista, La Guerra di Razza

      1914. Bertolini, Gino. Le Anime Criminali: La Legge Determinista, La Guerra di Razza. Venice: Istituto Veneto di Arti Grafiche, [1914]. 480 pp. 70 plates, 24 text illustrations. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7"). Original printed publisher wrappers, untrimmed edges. Light edgewear, a few minor stains, spine somewhat darkened, moderate toning to text, foxing in a few places, internally clean. * Only edition located. An example of the somatic school of criminology associated with Cesare Lombroso, this well-illustrated book is a collection of essays, mostly profiles of exemplary criminals. As one would suspect in a European book from 1914, there are several politically motivated assassinations. The images depict the criminals, their victims, crime scenes, courtroom scenes, court officers, prisons and artifacts. OCLC locates 7 copies worldwide, 1 in North America at Harvard Law School. Another copy located at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Through Siberia, the Land of the Future / by Fridtjof Nansen ... Tr. by Arthur G. Chater ....[ Siberien Ein Zukunftsland. English. ]

      London : W. Heinemann, 1914. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : xvi, 477, [1] p. , 1 l. : front. , plates, ports. , 3 fold. Maps, diagrs. ; 26 cm. Subjects; Arctic regions. USSR, now CIS - Description and Travel. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Fritz Lang: Two Autograph Letters Signed, including the earliest known

      N.p.: N.p., 1914. Two autograph letters signed by Fritz Lang to Friedl Weiss-Nerley, the first dated Oct. 21, 1913, making it the earliest Lang letter known, preceding even the 1914 letter to Julius Singer noted in Patrick McGilligan's definitive biography of Lang, "Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast."& & At the time of the letters, Lang was pursuing a career as a visual artist and supporting himself by painting posters, postcards, and other material, and had been asked by Weiss-Nerley to provide illustrations to a book he was writing titled "Genesis." The letters cover in detail Lang's philosophical and personal preferences regarding the book and his reflections on the artistic process, and demonstrate an early focus on what would become some of his dominant themes as a filmmaker, including eroticism, historical and mythological characters, and religion.& & The first letter, dated October 20, 1913, details Lang's reaction to the first chapter of "Genesis." In the letter, Lang offers some criticism of the both the prose and the apparently pornographic nature of the work, details some of this working process, and concludes by discussing his need for payment in advance.& & The second letter begins by noting an address in Vienna at which he hopes Weiss-Nerley will visit him over Christmas, followed by an account of a breakup between Lang and a pair of women apparently known to both men. He then turns again to the artwork for the book, with a strong emphasis on the nature of the erotic nudes he is being asked to draw, as well as the historic, mythic, and religious setting of the piece, demonstrating a detailed knowledge of the ancient world. Finally, the letter concludes with a business proposal to split any proceeds on a 50/50 basis, as opposed to the 10% Weiss-Nerley has apparently offered. The letter is undated, but was presumably written within a year or so of the first.& & First letter: Single leaf, 9 x 13.5 inches, writing on both recto and verso. Near Fine, folded twice for mailing, with accompanying mailing envelope, postmarked October 21, 1913 and stamped Fritz Lang - Atelier [Gallery]. Envelope Very Good, with opened corner missing. Text in German, with rough translation provided.& & Second letter: Four leaves, 9 x 13.5 inches, with writing on both rectos and versos, excepting the fourth leaf, which is recto only. Near Fine, folded twice for mailing, with accompanying mailing envelope without postmark. Envelope Very Good, with opened corner missing. Text in German, with rough translation provided.& & McGilligan, p. 30.

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        Zeus. A study in ancient religion [Volumes I-II]

      Cambridge at the University Press. Collectible - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Small Quarto. Cloth Hardcover, . . Ex-library books with the usual treatments. Published 1914-1925. Part of a larger set. xliii + 885pp, xliii + 858pp. With many plates. Bound in blue cloth with gilt emblems on front and gilt lettering on spines. Slight fading/smudging to binding, corners bumped. Hinges are intact, textblocks slightly shaken. Pages are clean and intact. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase supports literacy charities

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      (London: Grant Richards, 1914. FIRST EDITION. One of 746 copies printed for Richards (504 copies were printed for Huebsch in America, for a total of 1,250). Hardcover. 184 x 127 mm (7 1/4 x 5"). 278 pp. FIRST EDITION. One of 746 copies printed for Richards (504 copies were printed for Huebsch in America, for a total of 1,250). Original dark red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover. In a recent maroon cloth folding box. Slocum and Cahoon A-8. Spine faintly and uniformly darkened (covers with a hint of fading at edges), barely perceptible cocking to the binding, a small dent to fore edge of front board (and one even smaller at bottom edge), perhaps two dozen pages with a dot of foxing, but an excellent copy of a book difficult to find in fine condition, clean and fresh inside and out. This is an excellent copy of Joyce's first work of fiction, comprising 15 short works, including most notably the title story, "The Dead," and "Araby." The collection was initially submitted to Richards in 1905, after which two attempts to publish it were thwarted by censorship before our first edition appeared in 1914. According to Day, Joyce "intended 'to betray the soul of that hemiplegia or paralysis which many consider a city'; the paralysis is intellectual, moral, and spiritual." The work "is militantly opposed to the contemporary Celtic Renaissance. To the dreamy or patriotic effusions of his fellow Irishmen, Joyce countered with uncompromising depictions of the Irish decay, banality, and tawdriness.".

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        [Lefler, Henrich] Mozart, Zwolf Gedicthe

      Wien: M. Munk, [1914]. Exquisite Wiener Werkstatte influence with 12 striking full page color illustrations by Heinrich Lefler. Original stiff card wrappers with oval cover insert pasted onto card wrappers. A near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Die Argonauten. Eine Monatsschrift. Erster Jahrgang in 6 Heften.

      Heidelberg, Weissbach, 1914. - 287 Seiten. Original-Broschur. Der komplette erste Jahrgang der seltenen expressionistischen Zeitschrift. Mit Beiträgen von Blass, Musil, Bloch, Kronfeld, Franz Jung, Werfel, Max Scheler u.a. - Einband gering angestaubt oder leicht fleckig. Innen sauber und gut erhalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun]
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        Tarzan of the Apes

      Chicago, A.C. McClurg. 1914, 1914. Classic adventure story. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., with Gothic imprint on copyright page. Finely bound in recent full burgundy morocco by Bayntun Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments and double gilt ruling to the boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Small repair to half-title. A beautiful example of this particularly scarce book, with the original publisher's boards bound in at the rear. The first novel in the long-running Tarzan series.

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      1914. 1. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. PETER PAN PORTFOLIO from Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie. NY: Brentano 1914. Folio (16 x 21 1/2"), yellow silk moire with tan cloth spine and corners, lacking the ribbon ties on cover edges and very slight cover soil else near Fine condition. LIMITED to ONLY 300 NUMBERED COPIES FOR AMERICA printed on high quality vellum- like paper. Featuring 12 of the most magnificent large color plates mounted in mattes with lettered tissue guards. The detail and colors are breath-taking and the large size of the plates does justice to Rackham's mastery. The plates are the sizes of the original art and in some cases larger. In fact this was issued so that people could frame the plates for display, thus it is rare to find it complete. A great copy of a beautiful book. Latimore and Haskell p.39.

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        LUTHER BURBANK. PLANTS. Illustrated. Leather Library Set. Nature, Horticulture, Evolution Complete in 12 volumes

      New York & London: Luther Burbank Press, 1914. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application. Prepared from His Original Field Notes Covering More Than 100,000 Experiments Made During Forty Years Devoted to Plant Improvement. Bound in full leather bindings. These are thick leather bindings with embossed covers and spines. The top edges are gilded. Printed on thick quality paper with wide margins. With 105 direct color photograph prints. The photo prints are tipped in. these are large books measuring 9 3/4 inches tall. 22.5 inches of shelf space. This set presented to honorary members of the Luther Burbank society, as indicated on the gilded presentation page. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is supple and fresh. The hinges are all fully attached and sound. No writing. printed on quality paper that is free of foxing. This is a gorgeous and impressive set with only some light general rubs and usage wear. Luther Burbank (7 March 1849 – 11 April 1926) was an American botanist, horticulturist and a pioneer in agricultural science. He developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants over his 55-year career. Burbank's varied creations included fruits, flowers, grains, grasses, and vegetables. He developed a spineless cactus (useful for cattle-feed) and the plumcot. Burbank's most successful strains and varieties include the Shasta daisy, the Fire poppy, the July Elberta peach, the Santa Rosa plum, the Flaming Gold nectarine, the Wickson plum, the Freestone peach, and the white blackberry. A natural genetic variant of the Burbank potato with russet-colored skin later became known as the Russet Burbank potato. This large, brown-skinned, white-fleshed potato has become the world's predominant potato in food processing.

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        Luther Burbank : His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application / Prepared from His Original Field Notes Covering More Than 100, 000 Experiments Made During Forty Years Devoted to Plant Improvement.... -[Complete in 12 Volumes]

      New York, [N. Y. ] ; London : Luther Burbank Press, 1914-15, 1914. 1st Edition. Description: 12 v. : col. Ill. , facsims. ; 25 cm. Frontispiece, illustrations, etc. , are mounted. Includes indexes. Subjects; Plant breeding. Good to very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Minor generalized wear to extremities of covers, with scattered dust-dulling and staining. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans on request.

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        Arts Decoratifs de Grande-Bretagne et D'Irlande Exposition Organisee par le Gouvernement Britannique

      Paris, France: Palais de Louvre, 1914. Catalogue for the Exhibition held at the Pavillon de Marsan from Avril-Octobre MCM XIV with commentary in FRENCH. Some odd light spotting mainly confined to page edges else a clean, heavy large volume hardback from the collection of Francis Cooper. Brown ffep has a postcard for the event pasted to it and has been repaired to its length with clear tape. 168 pp including indexes which show some foxing. Blue cloth boards with gilt to spine. . Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.

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      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. Later gift inscription. Spine tanned, corners rubbed, covers with some mild marks, endpapers tanned, light offsetting from plates, one of the mounts a bit stained; overall a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Coburn on the front free endpaper, "To Charlie W. Hobson, in appreciation of pleasant days in Manchester from Alvin Langdon Coburn. May 15th 1919." Charles W. Hobson was a Manchester publisher with whom Coburn worked on his studies of industry in northern England, Cotton Waste: A Study of a Great Lancashire Industry (1920), and A Study in Storage (c.1920). Coburn also took a portrait photograph of Hobson, which is held at George Eastman House. 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 exceeding 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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        The Trial of John Jasper

      London: Chapman & Hall, under the auspices of the Dickens Fellowship (London Branch),, 1914. Lay Precentor of Cloisterham Cathedral in the County of Kent, for the Murder of Edwin Drood, Engineer. Heard by Mr. Justice Gilbert Keith Chesterton, sitting with a Special Jury, in the King's Hall, Covent Garden, W. C., on Wednesday, the 7th January 1914. Verbatim report of the proceedings from the shorthand notes of J. W. T. Ley. Large octavo. Original blue wrappers printed in black. Housed in a green quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, spine slightly toned. An excellent copy of a vulnerable publication. First edition, first impression of this scarce literary curiosity, the transcript of a humorous mock-trial of the character John Jasper, the suspected murderer in Dickens' The Mystery of Edwin Drood. G. K. Chesterton served as the judge and Shaw as foreman of the jury, with his verdict printed on pages 78 and 79. Aside from the actors playing the parts of Dickens' characters, the jury contained such names as Hillaire Belloc, Pett Ridge, W. W. Jacobs, and William de Morgan.

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        THE TRIAL OF JOHN JASPER. Lay Precentor of Cloisterham Cathedral in the County of Kent, for the Murder of Edwin Drood, Engineer. Heard by Mr; Justice Gilbert Keith Chesterton, sitting with a special Jury, in the King's Hall, Covent Garden, W.C., on Wednesday, the 7th January, 1914. Verbatim report of the proceedings from the shorthand notes of J. W. T. Ley

      Chapman & Hall, London. Under the Auspices of The Dickens Fellowship (London Branch).,1914. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.6 x 7.3 inches). 79pp, plus wraps. A Very good copy in the original blue paper wraps, lettered in black to the spine and both panels. Housed in a green cloth covered chemise and a quarter green morocco slip case with raised bands and gilt rules and lettering to the spine. The slip case is just a little rubbed but generally very good indeed. Contains Shaw's verdict, delivered as the forman of the Jury, on pages 78-79. A scarce literary curiosity. Aside from the actors playing the parts of Dicken's Characters, the Jury pool at the 'trial' contained such names as Hillaire Belloc; Pett Ridge; W. W. Jacobs, & William De Morgan. Laurence B81.:

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        Travel and Signature Diary of American Poet and Diplomat Leonard Van Noppen and his wife, Ada Van Noppen [Signed by Leonard Van Noppen, Ada Van Noppen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Willa Cather, E. B. White, Francis Grierson, Edwin Markham, Catherine Markham, Jesse B. Rittenhouse, Kahlil Gilbran, Anatole France, Max Weber, Kathryn White Ryan, Mary Cummings Eudy, Charles Elkins Matthews, Alma Reed, James Thurber, Sherwood Anderson, John O'Hara, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Dorothy Parker; and others]

      The World: Leonard and Ada Van Noppen, [N. D.]. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The original Travel and Signature Diary of Leonard Van Noppen and his wife Adah Van Noppen, bound in the Diary's original vellum. Leonard Charles Van Noppen was a Dutch-born, American-educated, academic and Professor at Columbia University, translator, and Poet, who also served as an American Naval Attache at the Hague and who, as a member of the United States Naval Reserves authored "The Challenge: War Chants of the Allies, Wise and Otherwise". Some of his Poems, along with those of Rudyard Kipling, John Galsworthy, Edith Wharton, G. K. Chesterton, Hilaire Belloc, Henry Van Dyke, Robert Bridges, Thomas Hardy, John Masefield, and others, were Anthologized in "A Treasury of War Poetry: British and American Poems of the World War, 1914—1919". Van Noppen is also noted for his translation of Joost van den Vondel's "Lucifer" into English. Van Noppen and his wife, Adah (who was associated with the Universal Order, a mystical cult), traveled the world and met numerous Literary and Political figures, many of which have signed this Diary, often with inscriptions of various natures. The many signatures and entries include the following: F. Scott Fitzgerald (signed "June 1936 / Scott Fitzgerald"), Willa Cather, Kahlil Gibran ( who wrote "and now let us sing altogether", followed by his signature), Francis Grierson (pen name of Benjamin Henry Jesse Francis Shepard) the author, composer, pianist, and spiritualist, who declared himself to be "...a world famous mystic, seer, inspirational musician, and authority on prophecies, visions, and cosmic consciousness", whose audiences often included Royalty, and who claimed that, in his performances, he channeled famous composers then deceased, Edwin Markham (who signed twice, once under his inscription "We sell our eyes for candles! /Edwin Markham / Oct. 1927") and his wife Catherine, herself a noted children's author and lecturer on child labor and social reforms, Emilie Lind-af-Hageby, a Swedish countess, feminist, and animal rights activist who founded the Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society and who served as President of the London Spiritualist Alliance and who co-authored "The Shambles of Science" which led to England's "Brown Dog" affair, Jessie B. Rittenhouse, spiritualist, poet and editor of Poetry Anthologies, Max Weber, Benoy Kumar Sar Kar - an Indian author, Nationalist, and close friend of Mahatma Gandhi, Sarojini Naidu -- a leader of India's Congress Party who was arrested with Mohandas Gandhi, Eugene Higgins - the American Socialist, Painter, and printmaker, Kathryn White Ryan - who signed under her autograph poem "The Turquoise Bowl", Fashion Designer and Poet Mary Cummings Eudy - who signed under her autograph poem "I Believe", George Grey Bernard, Anatole France, Charles Elkins Matthews, Aldous Huxley who signed beneath his "with good wishes", Alma Reed, E. B. White, as well as a pasted-in card signed by James Thurber, Sherwood Anderson, John O'Hara, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Dorothy Parker. The Diary contains many other signatures, many of which we have not yet researched and many of which have been researched and identified, and comes with a document noting the Diary's many entries and information about many of the signers. The Diary is in Very Good condition, with a large yawn due to the shrinking of the vellum, and with some toning to the pages, one of which is partially loose but holding firmly. Numerous items gathered by the Van Noppens are loosely laid in. Altogether A REMARKABLE GATHERING OF SIGNATURES AND INSCRIPTIONS FROM MANY NOTABLE PERSONS IN ART, LITERATURE, POLITICS, AND SPIRITUALISM. RARE.

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        BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN Big Game Hunting And Angling

      British Sports And Sportsmen, 1914.. 1st edn numbered limited (10 of 1000). 4to. Original gilt tooled full maroon morocco, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers (edges of spine rubbed and slightly chipped at head and some light marks and scuffs to boards). Pp. xiii + 593, illus with b&w plates with tissue-guards and photos in text (previous owner's inscription on front prelim). .

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        Oeuvres Completes *7 Volumes Complete*

      Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1914. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Size=5"x7. (full book description) Librairie Hachette, Paris, 1914. 1st Edition VG+, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=5"x7", 1864pgs. FRENCH TEXT. Page ends dull, pages very lightly age toned at margin areas, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. SCARCE complete 7 volume set. Dates 1914-1934. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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      1914. 1. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. SINDBAD THE SAILOR AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. Hodder & Stoughton nd (1914). Thick large 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/2"), full vellum with elaborate gilt decorations on cover and spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, the most minimal cover soil, a Fine copy with ties renewed. 1st edition, LIMITED TO 500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY DULAC (this #19). A most sumptuous and beautiful book, illustrated by Dulac with 23 tipped- in color plates on gilt decorated mounts with lettered guards and with gilt decorations and borders on text pages. This is an outstanding copy of one of Dulac's most lovely and desired books. Very scarce in the limited edition.

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      London: John Lane, Bodley Head,, 1914 & 1915. Review of the English Vortex. [With contributions by: Pound, Lewis, Ford Madox Hueffer, Rebecca West, Gaudier Brezeka, T. S. Eliot and others.] 2 Issues (all published), quarto. Original wrappers, pink and cream respectively both printed in black. Housed in a red cloth folding box with a black morocco title label to spine. Illustrations by Wadsworth, Lewis, Roberts, Gaudier Brezeka, Epstein, Nevinson, Shakespeare and others. Some light spotting but less than usual, covers worn. A very good set. First editions, first impressions. Only these two issues were published, but, that notwithstanding, Blast holds a key place in the history of English Modernism. It was Lewis and Pound's artistic and literary manifesto and however short-lived its life may have been nothing afterwards was quite the same. The first number has a few corrections by Lewis.

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        Sindbad the Sailor and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights. Illustrated by

      (London): Hodder & Stoughton, [1914]. . Limited edition, no. 112 of 500 copies signed by Dulac. 4to. (ii), 221, (3) pp. Publisher’s vellum elaborately gilt decorated and lettered to the spine and the upper board, top edge gilt, the others uncut, lacking the silk ties. 23 tipped in colour plates, each with printed tissue guards. Slight loss of gilt to the spine and a sizeable dampstain to the lower board.

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        Sindbad the Sailor and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder and Stoughton [1914] Hughey 35a. Bound in tan cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and blue, very minor rubbing to spine gilt, one corner rubbed; a bright and beautiful copy with no foxing and all plates fine. All text and plates are bordered by black and gold design. 23 stunning tipped-in color plates with captioned tissue guards. Illustrating stories from the Arabian Nights was Dulac's forté, especially evident here. One of his most sought after titles.. First Trade. Very Good +/No Jacket. Thick 4to.

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        LA VIE A PARIS - 1895 à 1913

      Paris, Victor Havard, 1896/1914 - 15 volumes in-12, reliures demi-peau d'époque, plats conservés, dos à nerfs avec titre, filets et fleurons dorés, VIII + 459 + 445 + 474 + 496 + 436 + 445 + 396 + 410 + 429 + 453 + 475 + 454 + 470 + 430 + 502 pages, nombreuses illustrations en noir contre-collées. Années 1901/02/03 en un volume, idem pour 1911/12/13. Plats et dos différents à partir du volume des années 1901/02/03. Ex Libris Victor Colomb, courriers de l'auteur adressés à Victor Colomb joints. Collection augmentée de l'iconographie de V. Colomb. Bon état général, marque plus sombre sur la partie supérieure du dos des tomes 1901/02/03 et 1908, plat recto de l'année 1906 légèrement déformé. Ensemble exceptionnel. Jules Claretie (1840-1913), romancier et auteur dramatique français, également historien et chroniqueur de la vie parisienne. Expédition (tarifs de La Poste en vigueur) : colissimo (poids > 9kg).

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        Gouache aquarellée signée Jan Starace pour la couverture de Les Millions d'Outre-Mer de Pierre Sales.

      Arthème Fayard 1914 Gouache aquarellée signée Jan Starace pour la couverture de Les Millions d'Outre-Mer de Pierre Sales, n°13 des Grands Drames de l'Amour, Arthème Fayard, février 1914. Exécutée sur un carton Whatman Board à grain fin de format 19 x 26,5 cm (marges comprises), signé par l'artiste. Un macaron avec le prix de vente est collé sur le dessin. Un papier calque monté sur le haut du canson vient protéger le dessin. Magnifique état. Joseph-Jean Starace (né en 1888), dit Jan Starace, fut illustrateur pour les éditions Arthème Fayard, comme son père, le célèbre Gino Starace, auteur des couvertures de Fantômas. Il est l'auteur des couvertures de la collection éphémère des Grands Drames de l'Amour (20 volumes entre février 1913 et septembre 1914, écrits par Pierre Sales) Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

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      First Edition. 3 Volumes plus two Watercolours. 1914, 1923, 1968.. Well illustrated. pp.566, 560 and 90 (the latter being the 1968 reprint of the index). Royal 4to. Original publishers roan. Binding rubbed on extremities, else VG set. The two frontispieces are after watercolours by W. Hyde. They are of Whitby, and Richmond, and are in monochrome (Whitby in blue, Richmond in Sepia). Those same two original watercolours painted with the express purpose of illustrating this History are offered here. Their sizes vary slightly : 'Whitby' is 18 x 10 inches, 'Richmond' is 14 x 9 inches. Both are beautifully mounted. This must be the finest North Riding of Yorkshire bibliographical item to be offered for decades. US$0

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        Abraham Lincoln. A History. Complete in 10 volumes.

      The Century Co,, New York: 1914 - The complete set of the life of Lincoln by his private secretaries, Nicolay and Hay. Hay was assistant private secretary to the president; Nicolay and Hay lived in the White House, and Hay was present when Lincoln died. In 1874 the men were appointed custodians of Lincoln's papers by Lincoln's son Robert Todd Lincoln. The authors collaborated on this official biography of the president, which first appeared serially in The Century Magazine, between 1886 and 1890. 8vo, top edges gilt. Three quarter maroon calf and maroon cloth, gilt titles to spines, gilt decorated raised bands with gilt shield design. Some minor visitations from a mouse - some markings on the back of one board, a couple volumes with slight rubbing on spine tips, lower foredge of one volume with shallow crescent of abrasion. A very handsome binding for this complete set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York and Philadelphia: Frank S. Holby, 1914. Hampshire Edition. Limited to 1,250 numbered and registered copies (our copy not numbered). Hardcover. 222 x 152 mm (8 3/4 x 6"). 12 volumes. Hampshire Edition. Limited to 1,250 numbered and registered copies (our copy not numbered). Quite pleasing recent tan crushed half morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, spines with blind wave rule at top and bottom, spine panels with double gilt rules and central gilt fleuron, red and green labels, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Letter volumes unopened. With colored illustrations by C. E. and H. M. Brock, and facsimiles of autograph letters. One leaf with two-inch marginal tear (likely from rough opening), otherwise only the most trivial imperfections: A VERY FINE SET, much of it obviously unread, in unworn bindings. In addition to Austen's six novels, this set contains her delightful letters, many of them written to her sister, Cassandra, the dearest companion of her life. Their relationship was sympathetically portrayed in Jane's fiction, where the bonds of sisterhood sustain Eleanor and Marianne Dashwood ("Sense and Sensibility") and Elizabeth and Jane Bennett ("Pride and Prejudice") through all manner of trouble. According to DNB, the two sisters chose spinsterhood because it was preferable to "remain unmarried and together" rather than marry and live apart. One of the most beloved of all English novelists, Jane Austen (1775-1817) was also one of the most influential, and narrative and cinematic adaptations based on or inspired by hers are still making the bestseller lists and filling movie theatres. A clergyman's daughter who mostly lived a quiet life in Hampshire and later in Bath, she nevertheless managed to produce comedies of manners that are still noted for their accurate and acerbic observations on human relations. Austen was admired by critics in her own time, with Scott, Macaulay, and George Lewes being among her enthusiastic supporters. According to Shattock, Scott praised her "exquisite touch which renders ordinary common-place things and characters interesting." Her novels continued to draw admirers even among harsh 20th century critics, with Virginia Woolf declaring her "one of the most consistent satirists in the whole of literature." The illustrations here, as in the previous item, are by the brothers Charles Edmond Brock (1870-1938) and Henry Matthew Brock (1875-1960), prolific book illustrators who specialized in period pieces like the works of Austen, Goldsmith, and Defoe.

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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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      Société des Etablissements Gaumont 1914 Très belle reliure in-8 demi-cuir fauve, dos à 5 nerfs fleuronné, pièce de titre en percaline verte « FILMS GAUMONT ». Il s'agit d'un ensemble de 32 brochures de la Société des Etablissements Gaumont pour accompagner les programmations du Gaumont-Palace, entre 1914 et 1914. Ces programmes se caractérisent par la qualité d'impression et l'iconographie, ne lésinant pas sur les portraits des vedettes ; les résumés sont encadrés de liserés décoratifs. Ils varient entre 16 et 60 pages pour le plus important (LEMORT QUI TUE), généralement 24 à 36 pages. On note une quantité importante de films de Louis Feuillade, mais aussi de Léonce Perret, Jean Durand, Henri Fescourt, Georges-André Lacroix et Léon Poirier. Les comédiens-maison reviennent sans cesse, tel René Navarre, Georges Melchior, Renée Carl, Gaston Modot. Signalons Musidora aux génériques de SEVERO TORELLI et LE CALVAIRE. Signalons en particulier quelques titres de Jean Durand avec de célèbres animaux dressés comme Mimir la panthère (dans SOUS LA GRIFFE), ou le lion de FAUVES & BANDITS, avec la dompteuse Berthe Dagmar ; et surtout 3 programmes de FANTÔMAS, serial de Feuillade qui fit la gloire de Gaumont, totalisant à eux trois 148 pages. Contenu détaillé : LE NOËL DE FRANCESCA (Feuillade, 1912) avec Suzanne Grandais ; PAR L'AMOUR (L. Perret, 1913) avec Mme Dione ; LA MARCHE DES ROIS (Feuillade, 1913) avec Edmond Bréon, René Navarre, Luitz-Morat, Gaston Modot ; LES PAQUES ROUGES (Feuillade, 1914) avec Navarre, Marie-Louise Iribe, Bréon ; SEVERO TORELLI (Feuillade, 1914) avec Fernand Herrmann, Musidora, Bréon ; L'OISEAU BLESSE (G.-A. Lacroix, 1914) avec Yvonne Mario ; LA CHATELAINE (Feuillade, 1914) avec J. Marie-Laurent; LA MARIQUITA (H. Fescourt, 1913) avec Augusta Vallée, ; FILLE DE PRINCE (d'après Pierre Sales de H. Fescourt, 1914) avec Thérèse Soria ; LA ROBE BLANCHE (Feuillade, 1913) avec R. Navarre, André Luguet ; MANON DE MONTMARTE (Feuillade, 1914) avec Navarre, Melchior ; LA RANÇON DU BONHEUR (L. Perret, 1912) avec S. Grandais; LA GARDIENNE DU FEU (Feuillade, 1913) avec R. Carl, R. Navarre ; LE CALVAIRE (Feuillade, 1914) avec Musidora, R. Carl, R. Navarre ; LA RENCONTRE (Feuillade, 1913) avec R. Navarre, R. Carl, M.-L. Iribe ; LES LETTRES (Feuillade, 1914) avec R. Navarre, Yvonne Ducos, R. Carl ; L'HOMME DE PROIE (drame de L. Feuillade, 1912) avec Navarre, Carl, Emile Keppens, S. Grandais ; GUIGNOL avec J. Marie-Laurent, Maurice Mario ; L'HOMME QUI VOLA (G.-A. Lacroix, 1913) avec Y. Mario, J. Marie-Laurent ; LA VOIX DE LA PATRIE (L. Perret, 1914) avec L. Perret ; LE RACHAT DU PASSE (L. Perret, 1914) avec Jeanne Mea, Maurice Luguet ; L'ENFANT DE PARIS (L. Perret, 1913) avec Leubas, Lagrénée ; L'ENFANT DE LA ROULOTTE (Feuillade, 1914) avec S. Privat, R. Carl ; L'ANGE DE LA MAISON (L. Perret, 1913) avec Lerida, Le Bret, Dutertre, L. Perret ; CES DEMOISELLES PERROTIN (L. Poirier, 1914) avec Alice Tissot, Gabrielle Fleury; SOUS LA GRIFFE (J. Durand, 1912) avec Berthe Dagmar, G. Modot ; FAUVES & BANDITS (J. Durand et L. Perret, 1914) avec Ernest Bourbon, B. Dagmar, Modot ; LES LIONS DANS LA NUIT (J. Durand, 1914) avec Joë Hamman, G. Modot, B. Dagmar ; FANTOMAS : LE MORT QUI TUE (Feuillade, 1913) avec R. Navarre, G. Melchior, A. Luguet ; FANTOMAS CONTRE FANTOMAS (Feuillade, 1913) avec R. Navarre ; FANTOMAS : LE FAUX MAGISTRAT (Feuillade, 1913) avec R. Navarre ; LA MOMIE (Feuillade, 1913) avec Gallet, Madeleine Guitty ; CLEOPATRE (Maurice Mariaud, 1914) Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

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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 íSTLICHEN 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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        A detailed day-to-day manuscript journal kept by an unidentified officer on board H.M.S. Doris, 1st Aug. 1914 to 29th July 1916. 'Doris' was an Eclipse Class second class cruiser of 5,600 tons, with a complement of 450 & was equiped with a seaplane.

      Not published, 1914.. For the first few months of the war 'Doris' was part of the 11th Squadron patrolling off the west coast of Ireland.In December 1914 and January 1915 she is engaged in action against the Turks at Alexandretta;during April 1915 she was based at Port Trebuki, on Skyros, guarding troop convoys en route to the Dardanelles, on the 25th attacking the Turks at Bulair in an attempt to draw Turkish troops away from Gallipoli before supporting the Anzac landings (for which see below). On the 21st October 1915 the writer gives a vivid account of the bombardment of the Bulgarian coast at Dedeagatch.The journal ends abruptly on 29th July 1916; remainder of volume blank. Fully written up on 182-pages 4to (10½ x 8¼ inches), circa 30,000 words;with, at end, a further 32-page résumé of part of the journal (15th December 1914 - 11th March 1915 only) under the heading: "Three Months on the Syrian Coast";a slightly edited version of this résumé appeared anonymously in the "Naval Review" (1915, issue 4, pages 621-637). Also a further 11-pages, being a list of ships engaged in the action. 4to, contemporary maroon cloth over green grained cloth boards; edge rubbed. 1st August 1914 - 29th July 1916. The following quote will give an idea of content. For a full description with further transcripts, please enquire."April 26th 1915: 5am received orders to steam at full speed to Anzac and give assistance in covering troops landing, at 7am we could hear heavy gun fire in the distance, 8am we arrived and found that the troops were landing rapidly under a heavy fire. The battleships and cruisers were in one line about 1500 yds from the shore, a balloon was directing fire for the ships and seaplanes were also making flights, the warships were giving the Turks some terrific shrapnel fire, about 9am our troops had gained the right edge of Kaba Tepe heights and also had field guns in position but we could give no assistance only stay on deck and watch the battle, of which we had a splendid view, reinforcements were still landing with stores etc. and boats were bringing off wounded rapidly luckily up to now are troops not getting worried by gun fire much, about 10.30am the ships opened fire very heavy on a Turkish Battery which were now shelling our troops, all the afternoon the same thing happened, all you could hear was a murderous fire everywhere. 6pm our troops seemed to have gained a good foothold, 7.30 pm darkness started to set in, making the firing, with the shrapnel burst look like a firework display (but only at a distance). 8.30pm darkness was now settled, and the battle seemed to of died down, excepting a few attacks which were very short".

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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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        Responsibilities: Poems and a Play

      Dundrum The Cuala Press 1914. G - in Good condition. Cover rubbed with some loss to cloth spine. Edge of boards darkened. Page edges darkened but no internal significant flaws Limited Edition [85/400] Grey boards with cream cloth spine 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). [50pp.].

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        Automobile nel deserto.

      Mabileau & Co. 1914 Pochoir con ritocchi a mano di mm 415x865 su foglio di mm 440x885. Marguerite Montaut (che sovente utilizzò il soprannome Gamy) assieme al marito Ernest, si dedicò nella produzione di tavole illustranti i più svariati eventi della prima apparizione del motore in gare di motoscafi, motocicli, automobili e dirigibili. Gamy si specializzò in particolar modo nella composizione di soggetti di velivoli, spesso rappresentandoli nei loro primi voli significativi. Il complesso processo di colorazione delle litografie impegnò una numerosa squadra di artisti di alto livello, che contribuì all'enorme successo che le opere dei coniugi Montaut ebbero in tutta l'Europa contemporanea, affascinata dalla nascita e dalla veloce evoluzione che ebbe il motore nei suoi primi anni di vita. Bell'esemplare, finemente colorato.

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        American and British Claims Arbitration & Arbitration of Outstanding Pecuniary Claims Between Great Britain and the Unites States of America. CAYUGA INDIANS

      Ottawa: : Ottawa Government Printing Bureau, F.A. Acland, King's Printer, 1914 - 1925, 1914. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. The last line includes: "(Appendix to Answer, Vol. III, pp, 968-972.)". In Vol. III, on pages 964 - 974 are "The Norton - Goulburn Letters". A number written by Captain John Norton. Volume I. - Blue printed wraps VERY GOOD PLUS (smudge front cover, interior Near Fine). Pts. 1 & 2, pages 1-482; the hinges are split, Reply Annexes 1-99 The British Reply concerning the Canadian Cayugas' claim to land in New York State which the U.S. believed they had forfeited their claims under the Treaty of 1795 by reason of their hostility to the United States. While George Washington was president, the British replied... "The testimony and documents submitted point to the fact that, immediately after the war of 1812 the Canadian Cayugas were led to believe that they had forfeited their claims under the Treaty of 1795 by reason of their hostility to the United States. Captain John Norton, an adopted Mohawk chief, so understood in December, 1815, and there is evidence that, on several occasions during the ensuing years, the Cayugas were informed by the authorities of the State of New York or by the United States Indian agent, that they had forfeited their rights." , page 32, Section 3 of Vol I: "The letter of Captain John Norton of 1st December, 1815, which is invoked by the Answer as a presentment of the claim for such interposition, was not written with, or understood as having, any such intention or object." About 25 lines, including quotes from the letter. , Volume II Pts. 3, 4 & 5, pgs 483-938 + Index; Reply Annexes 1-99 DISBOUND Blue printed wraps, Interior text block Very Good but for the title-page which is torn at the staples. The spine is worn, the paper cover is intact but is becoming detached. This is a list of Reply Annexes which are a companion to the British Reply, Volume I, concerning the Cayuga's claim to land in New York State which the U.S. believed they forfeited their claims under the Treaty of 1795 by reason of their hostility to the United States. Vol, III Pts. 6, 7, & 8, pgs. 939-1222 + Map No. 1 in rear pocket (Map No. 2 is missing, otherwise Very GoodGrey printed wraps, VERY GOOD PLUS (clean & sound, minor wear). Vol IV, Supplement, Reply Annexes 100 - 149. Reply Annexes dating from 18 August 1783 to 21 February 1840 regarding negotiations with the Six Nations to their eventual surrender. Includes an "Essay by Horatio Hale respecting Red Jacket's Official Home and Rank" which this "eminent philologist and scholar has kindly contributed". These Annexes were printed after the "Reply" as it was thought that they may be of some assistance to the Tribunal. Includes some documents from "Canadian Indian Treaties and Surrenders" which are referred to in the Index of the Reply but not printed therein.

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        Pittura scultura futuriste (Dinamismo plastico). Con 51 riproduzioni quadri sculture di Boccioni - Carrà - Russolo - Balla - Severini - Soffici

      Milano; Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" 1914 in 8°; pp. (8), 470, (6) + 1 ritratto fotografico dell'A. su carta patinata in antiporta, e 51 tavole su carta patinata f.t. (ill. in bn.); br. a due colori; 1^ ed. Piccole rotture con mancanze alla copertina; segni di nastro adesivo rimosso sul retro del piatto superiore; astuccio, amatoriale, in cartone rigido a protezione del volume. (cfr. Salaris, Bibliografia, p. 23b; Cammarota, Futurismo, 40.1)

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        Sintesi futurista della guerra. Preghiera di affiggerla nelle case e nei luoghi pubblici. Prima tiratura 300.000 copie distribuite gratuitamente

      Stab. Tip. Taveggia 1914 In 4°, pp. 4. Grande tavola parolibera sui 2 fogli centrali. Uno dei più bei manifesti futuristi che verrà poi ripubblicato a colori nel 1918 sulla rivista "Il Montello" e servirà da modello a El Lissitskij per il manifesto Colpite i bianchi con il cuneo rosso (1919-20). Cfr. Salaris, Storia del futurismo, pp. 78-79. ITA

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        Cubismo e futurismo

      La Voce 1914 Con 32 illustrazioni di Balla, Boccioni, Braque, Carrà, Cezanne, Picasso, Russolo, Severini, Soffici Molto buono (Very Good)

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        La Critica. Rivista di letteratura, storia e filosofia, diretta da Benedetto Croce.

      Bari, Laterza, 1914 - 1940.Raccolta di 27 annate consecutive dal 1914 al 1940 della storica rivista bimestrale fondata e diretta da Benedetto Croce per quasi un cinquantennio (interrottasi nel 1944, venne proseguita sino al 1951 nei 20 "Quaderni della Critica"). Le annate sono legate in solida mezza tela blu e angoli, con titolo in oro al dorso e piatti cartonati in carta di Varese. Ottimo stato conservativo. Opera editoriale che ha del prodigioso, in quanto scritta per la maggior parte dallo stesso Croce (la maggior parte della sua opera si trova qui in forma pre-originale, prima della pubblicazione in volume a sé), con un nucleo di collaboratori che comprendeva alcuni dei maggiori filosofi, storici e critici della prima metà del Novecento (Gentile, Borgese, Volpe, Lombardo Radice, Omodeo, De Ruggiero, ecc.), la rivista rivestì un ruolo di assoluta preminenza e del tutto eccezionale nella cultura italiana di un cinquantennio, concorrendo in modo decisivo a sprovincializzarla e a metterla al passo con le più fervide istanze dell'intellettualità europea. Essa fu inoltre "l'unica voce libera che il fascismo fosse costretto a tollerare, data la fama internazionale del suo direttore; di qui il significato della rivista nella storia civile italiana, come simbolo di liberalismo" (Dizionario generale degli autori italiani contemporanei, I, p. 361).

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        Love Insurance

      The Bobbs Merrill Company Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1914]. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Fine crisp copy in a very good dust jacket, also relatively bright, but with a few tiny chips at extremities and a rubbed spot at the spine panel where the price has been eradicated. Not common in jacket.

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        Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families

      Horncastle Lincolnshire: Author, 1914 With their collateral branches in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and other parts. In original brown paper boards a little worn and bumped at the edges and corners. Title to front cover in red and black ink. There are some faint ink notes to top front cover. Spine has white paper label with black ink title a little worn. Internally front cover has some ink notes to fpd regarding the Parry-Edwards family, minimal amount of foxing to first and last couple of pages, title page in red and black ink, [7], 410 pp. THE corner piece to any Welsh or Pedigree collection and very scarce in any form. GRIFFITH, naturalist and antiquary; took an early interest in archaeology and natural history which in time accounted for his volumes on the Flora of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire, published in 1894, and his Portfolio of Photographs of Cromlechs in the same two counties, published in 1900; See NLW WBO for a full Bio.

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        Responsibilities: Poems and a Play

      Dundrum The Cuala Press 1914. G - in Good condition. Cover rubbed with some loss to cloth spine. Edge of boards darkened. Page edges darkened but no internal significant flaws Limited Edition 85/400 Grey boards with cream cloth spine 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). [50pp.].

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      1st edition. London: Grant Richards 1914. 278 pp. Publisher's cloth, binding faded, grubby and weakly waterstained on upper frontboard. A few pages weakly browning and 2 pages with a little handwritten notes.. Between 1905, when Joyce first sent a manuscript to a publisher, and 1914, when the book was finally published, Joyce submitted the book 18 times to a total of 15 publishers. The book's publishing history is a harrowing tale of persistence in the face of frustration. The London house of Grant Richards agreed to publish it in 1905. However, their printer refused to set one of the stories (Two Gallants), and Richards then began to press Joyce to remove a number of other passages which he claimed the printer also refused to set. Joyce protested, but eventually did agree to some of the requested changes. However, Richards eventually backed out of the deal. Joyce thereupon resubmitted the manuscript to other publishers, and about three years later (1909) he found a willing candidate in Maunsel and Roberts of Dublin. However, a similar controversy developed and Maunsel too eventually refused to publish, even threatening to sue Joyce for printing costs already incurred. Joyce offered to pay the printing costs himself if the sheets were turned over to him and he was allowed to complete the job elsewhere and distribute the book, but when Joyce arrived at the printer's they refused to surrender the sheets, and burned them the next day. Joyce managed to save one copy which he obtained "by ruse". He then returned to submitting the manuscript to other publishers, and in 1914 Grant Richards once again agreed to publish the book, using the page proofs saved from Maunsel as copy. The book was finally published in June 1914

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      Gorham Press Boston: Gorham Press, (1914). First Edition. hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper and clamshell box. First book by this multiple Pulitzer Prize winner, perhaps the greatest playwright of the American theater. Atkinson AI-1-I: 1000 copies printed. This copy in the very scarce original white printed dustwrapper which has only minor soiling, a one-inch jagged closed tear to the top of the front panel and two rather small repaired chips to the spine tips not affecting any lettering. The book itself is Very Good, the only defect being some adhesive remnant on the front pastedown from the removal of a bookplate. Housed in a recently repaired 1/2 morocco clamshell box.

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