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        The Heart of Britain's Empire Here is Spread Out For Your View it Shows You Many Stations & Bus Routes Not a Few. You Have Not the Time to Admire It All? Why Not Take A Map Home to Pin on Your Wall!

      London.: The Westminster Press.. nd. 1914.. Color pictorial / pictographic map 29 1/2 x 37 inches, professionally mounted on linen. Light wear to edges and along folds, now minimized by linen backing; bright, clean condition. This is the retail edition of MacDonald Gill's first map for the London Underground, an innovative design which sparked a revival in pictorial mapmaking around the world. .

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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        SKØNVIRKE. Meddelelser fra Selskabet for dekorativ Kunst. 1.-13. årgang.

      Redigeret af Jørgen Storck. Gennemillustr. København 1914-27. Indbundet i fem samtidige halvlæderbind. Én tavle løs.. Det udkomne

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        Printed broadside: First Time Here: Mexico At War and Peace - Moving Pictures

      San Francisco: Francis-Valentine Co. Show Printers, [1914]. Large printed broadside, 28" x 21" (ca 72cm x 54cm). Vertical and horizontal folds; paper somewhat toned and fragile, with mended splits along folds at center and margins; old clear tape adhesions to verso; a Good, unrestored example. Unbacked. & & Very early nickelodeon-era film poster, advertising documentary footage of the ongoing Mexican Revolution, which by 1914 had reached fever pitch. No venue is specified, but given the imprint, presumably for a San Francisco theater. Text identifies General Venustiano Carranza as "the new Ruler of Mexico," dating the poster to approximately 1914. Rather fragile, but an attractively-printed item. The Francis-Valentine Co. of San Francisco appears to have been active as a printer of theatrical and entertainment broadsides from the early 1880s through the first decades of the 20th century. No copies located in any institutional collection.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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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. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED. WAS $19,000. 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.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Porto Pi in der Bucht von Palma de Mallorca

      Prag, Heinr. Mercy Sohn 1914.. gr.-8°. XXXI, 709 S. Mit 8 Tafeln (dav. 2 gefalt.) u. 1(v. 2) mehrf. gefalt. Plan. OLn. 1 Plan (Plano del Fondeadero de Porto Pi) fehlt. Einband leicht staubfleckig. 1 Bl. m. kleinem Einriss. Nur vereinzelt unbedeutend stockfl. Holzmann-Boh. VII, 8071

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        Signed Original Autograph Letter & Photo Display

      n.p. n.d. [July 9th, c 1914 -1918]: Gide, 1918 1947 Nobel Prize in literature. Gide's career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars. Als, Cuverville, n.d. [July 9th, c 1914 -1918]. With an original 7"x 9" signed photo portrait by Reiss, Berlin. A particularly important Document & Original Photo Display, double glazed [recto/verso] & framed to an overall size of 21" x 24" [8" 1/2 x 6" 1/4] [8" 1/2 x 6" 1/4] [1" 3/4 x 13"] in a handsome mottled brown antique finish & decorated wood frame, triple matted, gilt filets in three windows. A fabulous letter about Kipling, Whitman, the NRF & the delicacies of translating "Leaves of Grass"; the unnamed recipient, possibly, Léon Bazalgette, [1873-1929] soon to become the noted French biographer & translator of both Whitman & Thoreau & who did title & publish Leaves of Grass, as: "Feuilles d'herbes"; this als, the possible genesis of the title's translation. The first issue of the Nouvelle Revue Française, [NRF], appeared in February 1909 but ceased publication in 1914. In 1919, under the leadership of Gide's good friend, Jacques Rivière, [1886-1925], [champion of: Proust & Joyce], the NRF began again, & featured the works of major Anglo & American writers including Conrad who Gide translated [Typhoon] & Whitman in whom Gide recognized extraordinary genius. Kipling's poem "France" was originally published in 1913. Eng.. Trans: "Dear Friend, / Yesterday, in Paris, where I was spending two days, I gave your address to Jacques Rivière; you will probably receive a letter from him about Kipling's poem on France of which the French newspapers recently published a translation. / You will have certainly found, as I did, this ode of great beauty. The NRF intends to quote it in its next issue and we had thought that perhaps it would need to be retranslated and therefore, quite naturally, we thought of you. If you think there are authorizations to ask for, rights, etc. we would only have to give an abridged version. You would then only choose the best parts since I think one always has the right to give a quote. Rivière would get you the text in case you don't have it. / And this of course, if it doesn't bother you! But I don't think so; it is too beautiful and we cannot let it pass unnoticed. / When I came back I found your letter. You know better than I if "Leaves of grass" is the equivalent of "Brins d'herbe" which I would prefer in this case. The question is the following: does one usually say "Leaves of grass" as we would usually say "Brins d'herbe", or is there a research, a new association of words, which, in this case, "feuilles d'herbes" would express better. / Yours truly, André Gide". Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters. Framed & Glazed.

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        Native Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia

      London: MacMillan and Co. Limited 1914, 1st Edition. () [xx] 516 + 2pp catalogue at rear. Very good. Quarto. Publisher's green cloth; gilt ornament to front board. Spine title in gilt; some creasing to crown, foot slightly shelfworn. Corners bumped. Upper edge gilt; fore and lower edges untrimmed. Former owner's name in ink to front fly, red ink stamp to same with small offset to paste-down. Illustrated with B / W plates from photographs, coloured folding map. Small tear to 357pp; not intrusive. A tight copy; interior bright and clean. Anthropological study of the Aborigines of Northern Australia with extensive illustrations. Spencer's text is the result of a government scientific commission to the territory to make preliminary surveys for settlement, while there he was able to assemble extensive notes on the occupants. Quite scarce with map intact..

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        Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories

      London: George Routledge & Sons. Fair with no dust jacket. (1914). First Edition. Hardcover. Lacking the front free endpaper. The spine cloth has split along the entire length of both joints. The spine cloth has been re-glued to the book in amateur fashion. 1/8" missing along top of spine. Boards rubbed and worn, with running of red dye to the page edges and margins of the endpapers from water damage. Owner's signatures in pen on title page and in pencil on front pastedown. ; First printing. "First Published in 1914" on copyright page. [viii], 200 pages. "A few months before the lamented death of my husband - I might say even as the shadow of death was over him - he planned three series of short stories for publication, and the present volume is one of them." - from the Preface by Florence A. L. Bram Stoker. "When we started for our drive the sun was shining brightly on Munich, and the air was full of the joyousness of early summer." - opening sentence of the first story, "Dracula's Guest".; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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        Vivatbänder aus großer Zeit

      Berlin, Zum Besten des Roten Kreuz, Verlag von Amsler & Ruthardt, , 1914-17. Folio (480 × 350 mm). Brown cloth album, titled as above on the upper board in black. 101 decorated silk ribbons in fine condition, the first commemorating the outbreak of the War 395 × 100mm, the others 395 × 65mm, mounted in slit-mounts, three per side. Album just a little rubbed at the extremities, otherwise very good. The oldest known examples of this very German tradition date back to the eighteenth century, a ribbon celebrating the victory at Roßbach during the Seven Years' War is recorded, as also one for the taking of Breslau. Originally designed to be worn in a hat-band or pinned to the chest, these celebratory ribbons were also produced to commemorate significant events, such as births or marriages, in the lives of noble and grand-bourgeois families. In 1913 the practice was revived, with examples being issued to celebrate the centenary of the War of Liberation and also the Kaiser's 25-year Jubilee, but it was with the beginning of the First World War that the revival really took off. Publishers produced pieces in commemoration of new campaigns and significant naval and military victories, employing a wide range of striking colours and allegorical or heroic imagery. Usually made in support of charitable causes such as the Red Cross or veterans' organizations, the ribbons were no longer worn but collected, and albums such as the present one were produced for the purpose. Amsler und Ruthardt employed some of the major artists of the time such as Lovis Corinth, Heinrich Vogeler, Peter Behrens, graphic designer Hanns Anker, book artists Georg Belwe and Fritz Helmut Ehmcke, the founders of the Steglitzer Werkstatte, and political cartoonist Franz Jüttner to produce a range of designs reflecting the taste of the period. Corinth contributes a flowing expressive Teutonic knight slaying a dragon printed on a rich cerise; Behrens a stylish illustrative celebration of Mücke's exploits on the Ayesha on horizon blue and Belwe those of the Möwe in similar style on sky blue; Ehmcke offering a souvenir of the taking of Kruševac in woodblock Gothic, maroon on cream. Interest in vivatbänder began to wane in 1916, and by 1917 Amsler & Ruthardt were one of the few companies still producing them, the last represented here relate to the occupation of Riga and the liberation of Galicia. The collection represents a splendid insight into the thematic and visual content of German propaganda in the Great War. It is extremely unusual to find such a full group, in such splendid condition, and presented as originally intended. Contemporary bookplate of Carl Busch to the front pastedown.

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        Great Catherine: a Thumbnail Sketch of Court Life in St. Petersburgh in the Eighteenth Century [3 copies]

      London: Constable and Co, 1914. Rough proof (rehearsal copy), one of 50 copies. 3 vols., 12mo. viii, 40pp. Blue-flecked paper wrappers, letter on upper wrapper uniform with title, stamped "rough proof - unpublished." One copy stamped "Second Proof" and "R&R Clark LTD Edinburgh. 27 Feb. 1914" on title and p. 1. Near fine in half green morocco slipcase with individual chemises. Laurence AA8 . Three copies, in various states, of rehearsal or rough proof editions of Great Catherine, each inscribed by Shaw ("G. Bernard Shaw 26/7/30") with a short explanation. Two copies are in an early state, with the Byron quote on the title uncorrected, and lacking a copyright line on the verso of the title. In his inscriptions, Shaw refers to these copies as "- an early rehearsal copy. The misquotation from Byron's Don Juan is uncorrected -"; and "This seems to be really a spare proof and not a rehearsal copy. I do not know how it got loose -" Shaw has corrected the quote in ink on one copy. The third copy is printed on thicker paper, corrects the title page quote, and includes the copyright slug. Shaw describes it in his inscription, as "- a rehearsal copy, nominally a 'rough proof' -"

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        Tannhäuser And The Minstrels Tournament On The Wartburg. Complete Vocal-Score. Newly Revised Edition After The Composer's Latest Complete Full-Score By Robert Keller. Tannhäuser Und Der Sängerkrieg Auf Wartburg. Vollständiger Klavier-Auszug Mit Deutschem U. Englischem Text. Neue, Nach Der Vom Komponisten Vervollständigten Partitur Revidierte Ausgabe Von Robert Keller

      Inside looks unused. Slight foxing near edges and on marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Blue leather or imitation with gilt titling and decoration; gilt crest of Church Schools Company Limited; rubbing and slight wear to edges and corners. No dust jacket. No date; 1914 or earlier. Girls' High School, Sunderland prize label inside front cover (French, 1914). Original price 3 Marcs. Piano and vocal score. Text and (non-Italian) musical interpretation in English and German. Translated by Mrs John P Morgan. Printer's reference A. 4374 F.. 289 pages. Heavy book - delivery restrictions may apply. Main language English, German. No ISBN shown. Weight 1031g. Offers always considered - please contact us.

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        The Man Upstairs

      London: Methuen, 1914 First edition, first printing of one of the author's scarcest titles. Original publisher's rust cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, issued without dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed and a touch of wear to the corners, some usual foxing to the first few leaves and page edges and only occasional throughout, rear hinge cracked and secure, else a very good and attractive copy. A poorly produced wartime book not often found in acceptable and unrestored condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        The Lost World. Being an account of the recent amazing adventures of Professor George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee, and Mr. E. D. Malone of the "Daily Gazette". New Edition.

      Hodder and Stoughton, London, [1914] - FIRST EDITION (LARGE PAPER). Tall Octavo, pp. 319. With mounted illustrations and colour frontispiece unique to this edition. This is the first issue, bound in light blue cloth, gilt, with blind-stamed dinosaur print to covers, illustrated endpapers. Internally clean, spine sunned, short frayed tear to crown (neatly laid down). A presentable and inexpensive example. Of the 1000 copies printed just 190 were bound in the blue cloth. Scarce. With 13 mounted plates in colour and black and white, plus two maps. Near fine. Second issue of The Large Paper Edition; featuring colour frontis and other illustrations not present in the trade edition, plus all the plates are mounted for this edition. 1000 copies only; initially 190 in blue cloth (1912), followed by 810 in brown (1914, and after, as this copy). Doyle himself was closely involved in the preparation of this edition, making some alterations to the text to allow room for the extra illustrations. An interesting and distinctive edition of the FIRST CHALLENGER NOVEL. Green & Gibson [A37d] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Vandover and the Brute

      Garden City New York: Doubleday Page & Company 1914 Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. First edition. Crown 8vo. 354, [2] pp. Terracotta cloth stamped in gilt. Fine in worn dust-jacket. BAL 15046 . Written in 1894-5 and published posthumously from an unfinished manuscript

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        Tinker, Tailor

      London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Montreal: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Louis Wain. [1914] Contains 12 strongly coloured plates and black and white wood-cuts on the majority of the text pages. The book starts with the telling of the tinker, tailor nursery rhyme and then each of the subsequent chapters tells a story about one of the professions named in the rhyme. The profuse illustrations are really Wain at his best and it is good to have so many colour plates in one volume. Cloth backed brown boards, there are small black and white vignettes of the cats 'professions' to the upper board, together with a colour illustration paste down. Black lettering to the backstrip. Illustrated front and rear end papers. 136 pp plus 4 pages of adverts for other Tuck books [the last being Mabel Lucie Attwell's Alice in Wonderland, published in 1910]. Corners worn; top/tail of backstrip bumped. The binding has been re-set, retaining all original papers etc. Internally there is the occasional finger mark. The outer edge of the white border of two plates is quite grubby, one with two short closed tears, protected on the reverse with archival tape, and one with creases and pale blue pencil marks on the reverse. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Tinker Tailor

      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. Very Good. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardback, brown boards with vignettes of tradesmen, pastedown picture of the tailor, and the tinker, complete spine, tiny rubs, rubs to corners, no inscriptions, 12 colour plates all present, clean pages, one page has a small closed tear repaired with archival tape, book list in the back of the book, overall book VG. Books are packed in high quality packaging, and posted within 24 hours of order received mon-sat. .

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        Das Vaterunser aus Dantes Fegefeuer". Autograph manuscript (24 lines) signed ("Borchardt").

      Apparently Monsagrati (Lucca, Italy), 11. II. 1914. - Large 4to. ¾ p. Letterhead of the Villa Mansi at Monsagrati. - Somewhat dusty and strong damage to edges.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Fine unsigned postcard photo by Lally Charles, (1903-1997, Princess Paul of Yugoslavia), ELISABETH (1904-1955, Princess) & MARINA (Duchess of Kent, 1906-1969, Princess of Greece)]

      1914 - of the three sisters at the start of the first World War, 5½" x 3½" , no place, no date, c. Princess Olga was the last member of the Romanof family to play with the Tsar's children, she was also the last of these sisters to die.

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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon

      London; Hodder & Stoughton, 1914. Illustrated endpapers. Description: 5 p. L. , 9-206 p. Col. Front. , illus. , col. Plates tipped in with tissue guards and descriptive letterpress. 23 cm. Subjects: Fairy tales & Folklore --Norway. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked navy cloth. Highly uncommon as such. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat toned and dust-dulled as with age. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        HISTORY Of MENDOCINO And LAKE COUNTIES CALIFORNIA With Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men and Women of the Counties

      Los Angeles, California:: Historic Record Company,. 1914.. Imperial 8vo. 1st edition (Rocq 5322). 1045, [1 (blank)] pp.. 3/4 black pebbled leather binding with dark green cloth boards.. Joints professionally renewed. A square & tight VG+ copy.. Illustrated.

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        The Works of Rudyard Kipling - The Seven Seas Edition in Twenty-Seven Volumes

      New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1914. Twenty-seven volumes complete (1914-1926) - Volume One - 'Plain Tales From the Hills' - xii, 302pp, [2]; Volume Two - 'Soldiers and Other Stories' - xii, 325pp, [3]; Volume Three - 'Wee Willie Winkie and Other Stories' - xii, 339pp, [3]; Volume Four - 'From Sea to Sea I' - xviii, 396pp, [2]; Volume Five - 'From Sea to Sea II' - xii, 388pp, [2]; Volume Six - 'Life's Handicap' - xix, [1], 364pp, [2]; Volume Seven - 'The Light That Failed' - [8], 258pp, [2]; Volume Eight - 'The Naulahka' - [8], 296pp, [2]; Volume Nine - 'Many Inventions' - [14], 350pp, [2]; Volume Ten - 'Captains Courageous' - [8], 193pp, [3]; Volume Eleven - 'The Jungle Book' - [8], 194pp, [2]; Volume Twelve - 'The Second Jungle Book' - [10], 244pp, [2]; Volume Thirteen - 'The Day's Work' - ix, [1], 368pp, [2]; Volume Fourteen - 'Stalky and Co.' - [16], 247pp, [3]; Volume Fifteen - 'Kim' - [8], 375pp, [3]; Volume Sixteen - 'Just So Stories' - [10], 202pp, [2]; Volume Seventeen - 'Traffics and Discoveries' - ix, [1], 375pp, [3]; Volume Eighteen - 'Puck of Pook's Hill' - [10], 253pp, [3]; Volume Nineteen - 'Rewards and Fairies' - xiii, [1], 319pp, [3]; Volume Twenty - 'Actions and Reactions' - ix, [1], 279pp, [3]; Volume Twenty-One - 'Departmental Ditties and Barrack Room Ballads' - xvi, 297pp, [3]; Volume Twenty-Two - 'The Five Nations and the Seven Seas Etc.' - xvii, [1], 342pp, [2]; Volume Twenty-Three - 'Songs from Books' - xxviii, 278pp, [2]; Volume Twenty-Four - 'A Diversity of Creatures' - xii, [401pp, [1]; Volume Twenty-Five - 'The Years Between and Parodies' - xvii, [1], 152pp, [2]; Volume Twenty-Six - 'Letters of Travel' - x, 256pp, [2] and Volume Twenty-Seven - 'Debits and Credits' - x, [2], 366pp, [2]. Uniform original quarter cloth and boards (last three volumes in different coloured boards), original paper label to spines. Spines very slightly browned, foot of volume nineteen worn. Internally quite bright and clean, largely unopened. Signed by Kipling to the half-title of volume one. Limited to a thousand and fifty copies, this being copy nine hundred and fifty seven. The American counterpart of the Bombay edition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket (as Issued). 8vo.

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        Carta corografica ipsometrica del Regno d'Italia e delle regioni adiacenti alla scala di 1 : 500.000.

      Subject: (Carte geografiche). Album cartella, 1914, in mezza tela originale copertina illustrata di cm. 62 x 49 con 28 carte (delle 35 del diagramma riassuntivo, ma 4 erano relative a zone solo marine, una la Corsica e le altre due Algeria e l'Ovest della Tunisia). L'Italia e completissima.

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        Herbert Hoover: Stand For the Right in the Great Issues Before Us

      "The question as to who wins in these contests is to me of less importance than that we keep faith..."& When World War I began, Hoover was a consulting& engineer in the mining industry, yet& six years later his name was already being included& in lists of potential presidential nominees.& This letter gives us an insight into why.& In 1914 he was asked to organize and direct& an American Relief Committee to aid U.S. citizens& stranded in Europe. This was followed& by his appointment as head of the Commission& for Relief in Belgium, where his fine work& in this highly visible office brought him fame.& When the U.S. entered the war in April of 1917, President Wilson appointed Hoover food administrator, with& instructions to increase food production, reduce consumption, eliminate waste, stabilize prices and improve distribution.& After the war ended, he went to Europe and established the American Relief Administration to assist in& economic restoration and the feeding of millions of undernourished children. Returning to the U.S. in September& 1919, with success after success to his credit, Hoover's friends launched a campaign to secure for him the Republican& nomination for president. Here are the principles he intended to bring to the job.& Typed Letter Signed on American Relief Administration letterhead, 1 page 4to, June 22, 1920, to Robert& Marden."This is just a personal note to express in part my gratitude for the generous support which you have given to me.& It has indeed been a great honor to have you feel that I am fitted for the great office of President. The question as to who& wins in these contests is to me of less importance than that we keep faith in the great issues before us. We shall have years& of great trial in the solution of most difficult questions and, although we have not had our own way as to the tools for their& solution, we have no less obligation to stand vigorously for the right handling of these issues."& While he did not get the nomination, Americans were enthusiastic about Hoover's stands on principle. The new& president, Warren G. Harding, made him Secretary of Commerce, a position he continued to hold under Harding's& successor, Calvin Coolidge. As head of the Department of Commerce, Hoover strengthened and expanded& its activities, especially relating to federal regulation of the new technologies of radio broadcasting and commercial& aviation. When Coolidge withdrew from the 1928 presidential race, the Republicans nominated Hoover on& the first ballot. Hoover's letters seldom contain his political philosophy, so this one is exceptional.

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        PENROD

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914.. Blue cloth, stamped in white, with pictorial inset. Frontis and illustrations by Gordon Grant. Spine ends and fore-tips lightly rubbed, offset to free endsheets from jacket flaps, shallow bleed from top-edge in upper margin of a few leaves, bookseller's label, but very good in somewhat darkened dust jacket with nicks and short tears at corners and front flap fold, some fraying at the head and toe of spine, and shallow discoloration along lower edge. Rather amateurish half calf slipcase. First edition, second state of the text (of three, with folio 'viii' omitted and the earlier reading, 'sence', at 19:23), first binding. With the author's signed presentation on the dedication leaf: "Inscribed, with pleasure, for Mr. B.R. Levinson. 23 November, 1937." RUSSO & SULLIVAN, pp.29-34.

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        GRAMOPHONES; FEED MECHANISMS; NEEDLES, DIAPHRAGMS, RECORDING APPARATUS, ETC; SOUND BOX; MULTIPLE RECORD; GRAPHOPHONES

      Washington, DC: U. S. Patent Office, Various dates. 21 vols. Each patent accompanied by a b/w diagram. Unpaginated. Hardcover. 4to size. Beige cloth. 21 volumes contain about 70 copies of patents relating to development of sound reproduction. Includes Thomas Edison and other pioneers, covering c. late 1880s to c.1914. Each patent is generally 2 -4 pages, with an accompanying diagram. Each volume begins with a mimeographed table of contents, listing the patent number, date, and inventor or applicant. All volumes are in very good condition, one volume has two small, punctures to the spine. This is a very heavy set and will be expensive to ship. Very good/No jacket issued. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item). Summer Sale! Our online pricing is reduced 20% for our 2013 Summer Sale. No further dealer discounts are available at this time.

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        The First Book of Moses Called Genesis

      London: Philip Lee Warner, The Riccardi Press Published for the Medici Society, 1914. First edition. 4to. Original holland-backed gray paper-covered boards with paper labels on cover and spine. No. 339 of 500 Numbered Copies. Illustrated title-page (blue) and 10 superb full color plates (with captioned tissue-guards) all by F. Cayley Robinson. Top edges gilt, others uncut. A fine copy of a stunningly beautiful book. The nicest copy we have ever seen

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        RŽgime VŽgŽtalien utilisant les graisses animales. Recettes de cuisine

      Paris: Editions d'Art Edouard Pelletan, 1914. Quarto, 406 pages. First edition, number 26 of 1133 copies, hors commerce on vŽlin teintŽ. One of the first French cookbooks to use vegan recipes outside a purely convalescent food context. Sumptuously illustrated throughout by the great Art Nouveau designer Henri Bellery-Desfontaines, who died in 1909 before the book was completed. His friend, Henri Rapin, finished the illustrations. A bright and fresh copy. Signatures a tiny bit loose in the original black and red illustrated wrappers. Fine. [Worldcat locates 14 copies worldwide; Bitting 99; OberlŽ 717].

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        Canada and Its Provinces: A History of the Canadian People and Their Institutions by One Hundred Associates - ARCHIVES Edition in Twenty-Three Volumes (23)

      Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Co./ T. & A. Constable Edinburgh University Press, 1914. -----The scans you see are the books you get. The full 23 volume set, Archives Edition, Vol.s 1 to 22, 1914, Very Good Plus / Vol 23 -1917, Very Good, dark teal and brown leather spines with gilt, top edges gilt, headbands, marbled end papers, Vols. 1 to 22, Very Good Plus, faint to minor edge wear / Vol 23, Very Good only, rubbing to edges, sunned to small portion by spine head, minor edge wear, no names or writing, all (printed, tissue guarded) plates, maps (many fold out & in colour), & letters (b & w and colour) accounted for. Some books appear to never have been opened. Check out scan. Scans of individual books can be had, just ask. Contents include: Vols. 1 and 2: New France, 1534-1760 / Vols. 3 & 4 British Dominion, 1760-1840 / Vol. 5: United Canada, 1840-1867 / Vols. 6, 7 & 8: The Dominion: Political Evolution / Vols. 9 & 10: The Dominion: Industrial Expansion / Vols. 11 & 12: The Dominion: Missions; Arts and Letters / Vols. 13 & 14: The Atlantic Provinces / Vols. 15 & 16: The Province of Quebec / Vols. 17 & 18: The Province of Ontario / Vols. 19 & 20: The Prairie Provinces / Vols. 21 & 22: The Pacific Province / Vol. 23: Documentary notes General index, manuscript sources, bibliography, chronological outines, historical tables. Check the scans.. 1st Archives Edition . Half-Leather. Very Good - Very Good Plus/No Jackets. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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        sefer Imrey Daat Imrei Daas Pearls of the Talmud and Medrash

      A. H Rozenberg, 131 Henry Street, New York, New York 1914 - Lack English title page. OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 2. OCLC calls for 24, 9 pages. I have more pages but am nevertheless lacking the English title page. I have pages 2-10 in English. And pages 24 plus 2 additional ones in the English section, for a total of 34 pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

      London:. 1914.. First edition. Very rare first state of the prospectus for the first Shackleton expedition to cross the Antarctic continent, 1914 to 1916. Rare prospectus, or "circular" to use Shackleton's own terminology, for the 1914-1916 Shackleton expedition to make the first ever crossing of the Antarctic continent, from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea. The outcome of the expedition, culminating in the rescue of the crew following the sinking of the "Endurance" and a harrowing open boat journey, is well known. This prospectus was intended to help raise funds for the expedition, and is both attractively printed and very informative as to the aims and actions of the proposed expedition. These include the route to be taken, the ships to be used, the leading personnel of the expedition, views of experts (including Amundson, Peary, Nansen and others), commentary from the press, and more. Apparently not more than around 200 copies of the prospectus were printed, and the present example is the very rare first state, containing a short sketch of Captain John King Davis, master mariner, whom Shackleton expected to be the ship's captain; when Davis declined the offer the type for the prospectus was reset and a second state printed, without the Davis biography. This resetting resulted in a booklet of only 30 printed pages, rather than 31. Only three copies are listed by OCLC, at the University of Alaska, Dartmouth College, and the National Library of New Zealand; though the states are not designated, these are apparently the second, as the pagination is given as 30 pp., whereas this first state is 31 pages, with p.[32] blank save for a small logo "WHS" printed in lower left corner. Moreover, only three copies are listed in the American Book Prices Current as having sold since 1975 - two listed as second state, the other with state not given. 4to, 31, [1] pp. Printed in red & black. Map of the Antarctic showing the proposed route tipped to inside of front inner wrapper; diagram of ship "Endurance" tipped to inside of rear inner wrapper. Original brown wrappers with string tie, paper cover label. Some light rubbing to wrappers, a bit of wear along spine, ink stains to lower rear wrapper near spine; light foxing to the inner wrappers, very faint foxing to title-page, else very good or better, contents quite fresh.

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        [Complete set of] New Numbers

      Ryton, Dymock, Gloucester: Crypt House Press, February–December, 1914. 4 volumes, octavo. Original blue-grey wrappers printed in black. Housed in a blue quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Some creasing and rubbing to wrappers of numbers I and IV, a little spotting to early and late leaves of volume I. Numbers II and III in superb condition. An excellent set. First editions, first impressions. The four issues comprising the complete run of New Numbers include 41 poems, 15 of which are by Rupert Brooke. The majority of the poems in Brooke's 1914 and Other Poems first appeared here, including the first publication of his famous poem "The Soldier".

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        Bibliography of Oscar Wilde. 2 volumes

      London: T. Werner Laurie, 1914. Hard Cover. Near fine in good dust jackets. Hard Cover. First Edition, edition de luxe. This is number 29 of 100 copies, numbered and signed. Volume 1 includes periodical publications, etc. in alphabetical order and volume 2 includes works issued in book form. Near fine in beige cloth boards with gilt titles to spines and front boards. A few spots of foxing to top edges of boards and interiors, but overall very clean. Frontispiece of Wilde by Aubrey Beardsley to volume 1 and frontispiece by Max Beerbohm to volume 2. This is the first publication of both caricatures. Bookplate of Willis Vickery to front pastedowns of both volumes. In good - but rare - brown dust jackets with black titles to spines and front panels. Heavy chipping, rubbing, browning, and wear to jackets. They are protected from further wear with an archival plastic cover. Index, 605 pages plus one page of ads. BOB/052010 This set may require an extra shipping fee.

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        PITTURA, SCULTURA FUTURISTE (DINAMISMO PLASTICO)

      Edizioni futuriste di ''Poesia'' 1914 Prima Edizione originale di un fondamentale trattato sulla pittura e scultura futuriste corredato da un ricco apparato iconografico. Fu definito "Bibbia del futurismo" (G. Papini). Milano, Edizioni futuriste di ''Poesia'', 1914. In 8°; pp. (8), 470, (6) + 1 ritratto fotografico dell'A. su carta patinata in antiporta (di Emilio Sommariva). Con 51 riproduzioni su carta patinata f.t. (ill. in bn.) quadri sculture di Boccioni, Carrà, Russolo, Balla, Severini, Soffici. Brossura a due colori, pp. 470 + 54 cc. con 51 tavole. In fine 2 cc. di cat. editoriale. Piccole rotture con mancanze alla copertina; legatura rovinata al dorso, revolverata di F.T. Marinetti al retro, perforante le ultime 30 pp.

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        The Works of Charles Lamb

      London: Dent 1914 - 12 volume set, 7.75 inches tall. An elegant half crushed morocco binding with raised bands, gilt titles and top edge, the other edges deckled. This is a charming set of the works, illustrated profusely with the fine engravings of C.E. Brock. In splendid condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aziatskaya Rossiya.

      A. F. Marks,, St. Petersburg, 1914 - Published by The Imperial Russian Geographical Society.Vol. I: People and Customs beyond the Urals. II: The Land and Agriculture. III: Index of Vol. I & II. First ed. 3 vols in 4to. Numerous illus. & maps. Original leather backed cloth, the Imperial Russian Eagle and titles in gilt on covers, slightly rubbed, private stamp on each half title-page. With an Atlas vol. in folio (54 x 43cm). 71 maps. Original leather backed cloth, the Imperial Russian Eagle and titles in gilt on covers, slightly chipped on upper spine, cover edges rubbed, and description of the maps. Altogether 4 vols. A scarce set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trees and Other Poems

      New York: Doran. 1914. First. Hardcover. Fine. 75 pp. Probably a first printing, published 1914; it does not have the "D" logo on copyright page, but old bookseller's notation indicates that this is a first printing. Original boards with paper labels. With presentation to George Sylvester Viereck from author, dates November, 1914, and Viereck's later notation to flyleaf, "Joyce Kilmer's father, he told me, was GERMAN -- a fact, generally suppressed or ignored." Also with Viereck's bookplate. Housed in cloth chemise and black French levant slipcase with gilt spine; slipcase and chemise show light soil. Unmarked text. 8vo. Digital images available upon request.

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        Die formale Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie. [The Formal Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity]

      Berlin: Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION in original wrappers of Einstein's important 1914 paper on the development of general relativity. "In summer 1914, Einstein felt that the new theory [general relativity] should be presented in a comprehensive review. He also felt that a mathematical derivation of the field equations that would determine them uniquely was still missing. "Both tasks are addressed in a long paper, presented in October 1914 to the Prussian Academy for publication in it Sitzungsberichte. It is entitles 'The formal foundation of the general theory of relativity'; here, for the first time, Einstein gave the new theory of relativity the epithet 'general' in lieu of the more cautious 'generalized' that he had used for the Entwurf" (Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940). "According to John Norton ('How Einstein Found His Field Equations'), this major review article was intended to convey the full content of the 1913 'Entwurf' theory: 'The principal novelty lies in the mathematical formulation of the theory. Drawing on earlier work with [Marcel] Grossman, Einstein formulated his gravitational field equations using a variation principle. Using this richer mathematical structure Einstein offered a proof purporting to demonstrate that his theory had the maximum covariance compatible with the hole argument; that is, covariance under 'justified' transformation between the 'adapted coordinate systems' he had introduced with Grossman'" (Calaprice, The Einstein Almanac). IN: Sitzungsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, XLI, 19 November 1914, pp. 1030-1085. Berlin: Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1914. Octavo, original wrappers. Tiny chip at base of spine, text almost entirely unopened. Rare in original wrappers.

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        AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, RE: HIS REFLECTIONS ON ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL MATTERS

      [London?]. [nd. but possibly ca 1914].. Two pages, closely written in pencil, with deletions and insertions, on two quarto sheets of pale blue T.H. Saunders letterstock (watermarked '1913'). Horizontal fold, with minor creases and smudges, but very good. An intriguing manuscript in which Shaw embarks on a characteristically discursive consideration of war, politics, economics and matters of civilization, with the tone of possibly having been written in response to a request for views on same: "Pardon the abruptness of the suggestion; but suppose we blow the German fleet out of the water, or under it, and the consequence is that Russia profits by our victory to the extent of carving a Baltic province out of Germany and condemning Sweden to live in the bear's mouth, will that be a result for western civilization to rejoice over? The French seem to think that because Russia has drained away from France so much of the capital that is needed at home for making French towns and French children healthier and happier, Russia is her dearest friend. That is already not good sense. Of all tests of prosperity, financial balance sheets are the most delusive. Capital rushes downhill towards backward countries and cheap labor: civilization struggles uphill toward highly cultivated countries. It is by following the flow of capital that France has fallen into that alliance with Russia which is at the root of the whole present mischief. Our own squalid adventures in Persia have led us in the same direction ... Had England, instead of wavering between fear of Germany, patronage of France, and love of dividends, used her immense make-weight to consolidate France, Germany, England into a western nucleus ... we should not have been in our present mess; and we could have taken the criminal case of Servia [sic] out of the hands of the Austrian prosecutor into an international court ... even if the three great western powers must now fall on and hammer one another to exhaustion, they will still have to stop somewhere and mend their relations as best they can with a treaty. All the bloodshed and powder burning in the world will not alter the real problem one jot; and it seems a pity that we cannot tackle it at once, acknowledging frankly that our diplomacy has reduced itself to absurdity in Armageddon, and try to solve it as 'good Europeans'."

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        Capt. Scott's Discovery of the South Pole. The Story he would have told, to be given in a lecture by Commander Evans

      New York:: J. B. Pond,. 1914.. A promotional handbill from Commander Evans' American lecture tour. "Commander Evans Second in Command of the Scott Expedition will tell the story of the Greatest Sacrifice in History, Capt. Scott's Discovery of the South Pole... Central Congregational Church, Thursday Eve., April 16, 8:30 o'clock." & & James B. Pond was an interesting American character himself. He received the Medal of Honor in the American Civil War as a member of the 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry Regiment. He went on to become a lecture tour promoter for many notables, including Mark Twain, Henry Ward Beecher, Winston Churchill, Henry Morton Stanley, Frederick Douglass, P.T. Barnum, Booker T. Washington , Arthur Conan Doyle & Ellen Terry. He also represented Michael Terry, explorer of the Australian desert; Douglas Mawson of Australian Antarctic fame; here he represents Commander Evans, who speaks for those who perished in the Scott tragedy. 6x9", black & red printed on white paper, 2 old folds otherwise good condition. On the verso is a synopsis of the tragic story.

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        Die formale Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie. [The Formal Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity]

      Berlin: Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION OFFPRINT of Einstein's important 1914 paper on the development of general relativity. "In summer 1914, Einstein felt that the new theory [general relativity] should be presented in a comprehensive review. He also felt that a mathematical derivation of the field equations that would determine them uniquely was still missing. "Both tasks are addressed in a long paper, presented in October 1914 to the Prussian Academy for publication in it Sitzungsberichte. It is entitles 'The formal foundation of the general theory of relativity'; here, for the first time, Einstein gave the new theory of relativity the epithet 'general' in lieu of the more cautious 'generalized' that he had used for the Entwurf" (Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940). "According to John Norton ('How Einstein Found His Field Equations'), this major review article was intended to convey the full content of the 1913 'Entwurf' theory: 'The principal novelty lies in the mathematical formulation of the theory. Drawing on earlier work with [Marcel] Grossman, Einstein formulated his gravitational field equations using a variation principle. Using this richer mathematical structure Einstein offered a proof purporting to demonstrate that his theory had the maximum covariance compatible with the hole argument; that is, covariance under 'justified' transformation between the 'adapted coordinate systems' he had introduced with Grossman'" (Calaprice, The Einstein Almanac). Offprint from: Sitzungsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, XLI, 19 November 1914, pp. 1030-1085. Berlin: Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1914. Octavo, original wrappers. Small chip at base of spine, crease at top of rear wrapper and last few pages. Rare.

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        Die Lokalisation im Grosshirn und der Abbau der Funktion durch kortikale Herde (mit 268 Abbildungen im Text und 2 Tafeln)

      Verlag Von J.F. Bergmann, Wiesbaden 1914 Fort volume relié, demi-chagrin de l'époque havane foncé, dos lisse, annelé et orné, titre doré et gravé, XII-1033 pages. 268 figures in-texte et 2 très grandes planches dépliantes hors-texte. Cf. GARRISON & MORTON 1938-1 & 1438.2 : « A monumental work on cerebral localisation ». Magnifique exemplaire ayant appartenu à Henri Ey avec son cachet gras sur la page de garde. Premier plat de reliure frotté Très bon couverture rigide Très bon

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        Abraham Lincoln - a History - 10 Volume COMPLETE Set

      New York: The Century Co , 1914. Green hardcovers with blindstamped front covers and gilt titles on spine. Very good+ to near fine condition, minimal toning to endpapers and edges. Unpacked weight over 10kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        (Satirical political map of Franco-Prussian War): Karte von Europa im Jahre 1870 nach einem französischen Holzschnitte

      Hamburg: Fuchs, 1914. Very good, on thin paper, with original color, folds as issued (now flattened with some archival tape repair at folds on verso). Mild foxing most evident n lower margin. These maps, often ephemeral in nature, are now all increasingly scarce. Although the date on the map is 1870, it was published by Fuchs ("Verlag von Chs. Fuchs' lith. Inst. Hamburg" in lower right margin just outside neatline), and the text in the lower margin is in both German and French. The map image measures 24 x 38 cm. on a sheet 36 x 46 cm. There is a second title within the neatline: Carte drôlatique d'Europe pour 1870.. First Edition Thus.

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        A Song of the English

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [c.1914]. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. Quarto (275 × 214 mm). Bound by Rivière & Son in contemporary navy half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, blue cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. 30 colour illustrated plates and numerous illustrated vignettes in the text. Bookplate. Ends and corners very slightly rubbed, faint spotting to fore-edge, internally fresh; a lovely copy in excellent condition. First Robinson edition.

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        Chance: a Tale in Two Parts

      London: Methuen, [1914] - A fine copy of Conrad's first major commercial success. A binders' strike delayed publication, consequently all but a handful of copies of the first printing have a cancel title dated 1914 on the verso First edition, first published state, with 1914 cancel title. Without closing quotes around Narcissus on verso of half-title. 8vo. vii, [i], 406, [2] pp., + 8 pp. catalogue dated "Autumn 1913". Original green gilt- decorated cloth (Cagle's binding b). Fine. Smith, p. 58; Cagle A17a10 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Through the Wilderness RARE Dust Jacket

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1914 - ¿Through the Brazilian Wilderness" by Theodore Roosevelt. First edition first printing. Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1914. Thick octavo [6.75" x 9.75"], 372 pp with an additional index and pull-out map of Brazil. With illustration from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition. With its incredibly scarce original dust jacket. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Very light wear to the front panel, spine, and flaps. A large closed tear is present on the rear panel at the top edge with an area of discoloration beneath. The book is in fine condition. The brown cloth boards are extremely well preserved with firm edges. The gilt lettering on the spine is clear and vibrant. The front board has a very slight overbite.The frontispiece retains its original tissue guard. The contents are neat and bright with clean plates and maps. Scarce copy of the travels of one of America's most beloved Presidents, rarely found so well preserved. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books.Inventory #(D6-11) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems. Translated from the French

      Horsham: Privately printed,, 1914. 6 page pamphlet. Original white wrappers printed in black. Wrappers very lightly rubbed and toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of one of the author's earliest publications, of which only 100 copies were printed. This pamphlet compiles 18 poems translated from the French by Blunden, who was then finishing his education at Christ's Hospital in Sussex. The authors represented are Guillaume de Machault, Eustache Deschamps. Charles d'Orléans, Clement Marot, Pierre de Ronsard, Joachim du Bellay, Victor Hugo, Jean-Antoine de Baif, Théodore de Banville, and Paul Verlaine. A superb copy.

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