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        Des Imagistes. An Anthology

      London, The Poetry Bookshop; New York, Albert and Charles Boni,, 1914. Octavo. Original green boards, titles to spine and upper board in black. Binding rubbed and dulled, spine tanned, extremities worn, partial browning to free endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of an important early Imagist anthology. Inscribed by the publisher on the title page, "Review copy with the Publisher's compliments". Includes works by Richard Aldington, William Carlos Williams, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Ford Madox Hueffer (Ford).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sindbad the Sailor and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1914. vi, 7-222pp, [2]. Original decorative cloth, decorative endpapers. Spine slightly browned, very minor rubbing to extremities, hint of foxing to edges of text block. Internally, occasional very light foxing to margins, text and plates clean and fairly bright. Complete with frontispiece and twenty-two colour illustrations by Dulac. Now housed in a cloth slipcase made by Temple Bookbinders. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Dulac, Edmund. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Moor Park, Rickmansworth. A Series of Photographs By Alvin Langdon Coburn

      London.: Elkin Mathews., 1914. 55pp, with 20 tipped-in gravure photo plates, occasional light foxing. Introduction by Lady Ebury. Signed by Alvin Langdon Coburn & dated 14th October 1954. From the Liverpool Amateur Photographic Association Library, with a couple of ink stamps. Original brown printed paper wrapppers, light handling creases.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: N. G. Lawrie Books.]
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        Shakeaspeare's Comedy of A Midsummer Nights Dream

      London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1914 In blue cloth with black ink image withing double ruled border, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, faded slightly, titles in dark blue inks, edges bumped and worn, a little wear along joints. Internally, neat ink dedication to fep, some offsetting, half title and coloured frontis present, 185 pp, [3], 12 coloured & 32 B&W illustrations by Heath Robinson. Superb!Robinson, William Heath, cartoonist and illustrator, who from 1908 to 1914 divided his time between book illustration and cartoons for The Sketch, the Strand Magazine, and other periodicals. His best books were his own fantasy Bill the Minder (1912) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1914), in which, most notably in line drawings, he surpassed himself. See ODNB for a full Bio.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Puss In Boots - The Moving Picture Books

      4 tab activated movables in excellent condition with 4 pages of text - see picturesSpine is strong and not loose with intact original bindingBook measures 9 1/8" x 7 1/4" and is complete with all moveable pages intact and working. Pages have normal age foxing, movables are bright and beautifultear around tab only, no missing pieces - no writing - all originalHard cover book with red cloth spine wrap.7 1/4" x 9 1/4"No date. Research shows that this moveable was likely published in 1914* by Sully and Kleinteich - Later published under "Pictorial Color Book Company". PCB was incorporated in 1920 and published these books again in 1922. "Pictorial Color Book Company" is identified by a strip of paper on the title page. They took the Sully and Kleinteich inventory and pasted their name on them. This is a first edition printed in Germany. We have a later edition of the same title with "Pictorial Color Book Company" actually printed on the book cover and title page.See our website for more photos and info

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      London: Grant Richards, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. The text is very clean with one page having several words rubbed resulting in light inking and someone has inked over several of the letters. On the front endpaper is the owner name of Fagge dated 1914. Overall Near Fine, lacking the extremely scarce dustwrapper. Original red cloth with gilt lettering. The very scarce original edition of Joyce's landmark book comprised of 15 short stories including the title story, "Araby," and "The Dead." Of a total of 1250 copies, this is one of only 746 copies bound by Richards with the other 504 sent to America for the edition published by B. W. Huebsch. A rare book seldom seen in any condition, this copy seems to have been either retouched or is something of an anomaly from the publisher. The red dye to the cloth seems streaked somewhat on the front cover with the gilt there mostly dull though the gilt on the spine is very strong. The endpapers, which are completely original, are dyed red and are wove while the text is laid paper. Slocum in his bibliography of Joyce notes that the endpapers should be cream-white and wove. We are unaware of any other copy that has red endpapers as does this one. In addition all edges are trimmed and dyed red as well; Slocum notes the trimming but says nothing about the color. Both blanks and the half title are of course present.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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      Of.Tecnica M.Jalvo, Madrid 1914 - 870pp 14x25 Piel entera roces cantos cubiertas.Falta portada y primera pág Conocimientos prácticos y operaciones hechas; Construcción; El albañil, encargado o contratista, publicidad epoca, Lista de arquitectos, ingenieros, aparejadores, contratistas y maestros albañiles, Indice de comerciantes y productores, etc. Numerosas fotos e ilustraciones. Muy curioso

      [Bookseller: Librería Maestro Gozalbo]
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        The Times History of the War - [Complete in 21 Volumes]

      London, "the Times" [1914]-21, 1914. 1st Edition. Description: 21 v. Illus. (incl. Ports. ) maps. 31 cm. Subjects: World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1914-1918.--Periodicals. Each volume independently indexed. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked leather-backed buckram. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Die Baukunst und Religiose Kultur der Chinesen: Einzeldarstellungen auf Grund eigener Aufnahmen während dreijahriger Reisen in China. Band II: Gedachtnistempel; Tze Tang. Chinese Architecture: Memorial Temples

      Berlin: Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer,1914 - First edition, first printing. Large quarto,31.3*24*4.4cm, wt:3.2kg, xxi+3+288pp., plus 36 plts. A fine hardcover with bright pages, complete with 212 illustrations and 36 plates. Text in GERMAN. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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      Paris Eugène Rey 1914. 15.2x20.6 cm., 224 pp., édition avec un portrait de Jehan Rictus par Steinlen en n/b et 3 fac-similés de lettres d' Albert Samain et de Stéphane Mallarmé adressées à l'auteur, relié demi-maroquin brun à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 1000 exemplaires sur papier vélin d'Arches numérotés de 126 à 1125.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES. First Edition, Colonial Issue, in Dust Jacket

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1914.. First Colonial Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Octavo, original light blue paper-covered boards stamped in darker blue (vertical stripes and wreaths binding), gilt titles. 366 pp. + 8 pp publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, dated 5.7.14. Issued as volume 642 in Macmillan's Empire Library. The publisher's catalogue bound in at the end of the text is for MACMILLAN'S EMPIRE LIBRARY OF COPYRIGHT BOOKS, "For Circulation only in India and the British Dominions over the Seas". Titles up to number 640 are listed, and all volumes are available in paper covers at 2s. 6d.; or 'cloth' covers at 3s.6d. per copy. Minute chipping at spine head and mild tanning to the spine panel, a nice copy, very good, in the very rare dust jacket which has a portrait of the author on the front panel. The jacket is frayed and worn along the edges and there is some internal repair to the spine panel, where a missing section has been neatly reinforced with matching paper; very neatly done. Both front and rear jacket flaps have separated and have been re-affixed with internal paper, there is a small piece of tape on the inside of the rear flap. Overall, a good example of the extremely rare dust jacket. Colonial editions typically preceded the regularly published domestic UK editions but tend to suffer the ravages of the Colonies; even simply nice copies are very scarce, nice copies in jackets are rare. ¶ Blackwood's sixth short story collection, written at the height of his powers. Stories included are 'The Regeneration of Lord Ernie'; 'The Sacrifice'; 'The Damned'; 'A Descent into Egypt'; and 'Wayfarers'. S. T. Joshi has stated that "his work is more consistently meritorious than any weird writer's except Dunsany's" and that this particular short story collection "may be the premier weird collection of this or any other century".

      [Bookseller: Thompson Rare Books]
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        The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed

      Point Lima California, USA: Aryan Theosophical Press, 1914 In black cloth, a few marks, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine has title in gilt to red leather label, edges bumped, cloth joint cover cracked. Internally, covered bookplate to fpd, half title and frontis present, (xiv), [2], 365 pp, numerous illustrations by Machell. UncommonMorris was a Welsh author and theosophist. Morris lived in California from 1908 to 1930 as a member of staff of the Theosophical Society headquarters at Point Loma. The last seven years of his life were spent back in his native Wales, during which time he founded seven Welsh theosophical lodges. Morris was a friend of Talbot Mundy, and the two writers often commentated on each other's work in The Theosophical Path magazine. [1] In the verdict of Ursula K. Le Guin, Morris appears as one of the three master prose stylists of fantasy in the 20th century, together with E. R. Eddison and J. R. R. Tolkien. [2] See Wiki for a full Bio.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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      Published by Ernest Nister, 1914. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. Large oblong format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows Father Christmas with toys, sitting and speaking on the telephone. 6 moveable scenes, each opposite a page of verse. Spine bumped and worn. Corners worn, covers edge rubbed. A couple of large stains to front cover and a couple of small surface paper scuff marks to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Hinges have been strengthened with clear tape, margins of title-page and a couple of other pages repaired. Some restitching. A few small rust spots to pages from metal pins in the middle of the moveable pictures. One of the tabs has been replaced and one has been repaired. The contents are a bit grubby from much fingering, still a decent copy of this scarce moveable book. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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      London: Admiralty War Staff Intelligence Division, 1914.. 1st edn. Tall 8vo. Original gilt lettered blind-ruled blue cloth (some light wear to head of spine and spine very slightly dulled - otherwise bright VG). Pp. xi + 567 (endpapers tanned; small Admiralty Library stamps), illus with 16 folding plates; errata slip. [Confidential history of the Russo-Japanese War naval campaign produced by the Admiralty from Japanese Govt's history. Volume I only. Copy no. 15.] [Scarce]. .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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      Printed by St. John Hornby at the Ashendene Press, Shelley House, Chelsea. 1914.  PRIVATELY PRINTED for the Author. One of 85 copies on paper. A furthur six copies were printed on Vellum. Small 4to.(8.7 x 6.5 inches). ii, 20pp. Initials printed in red and blue. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper ; "Bruce Richmond from C. H. St. John Hornby Sept. 1915." Richmond was editor of the Times Literary Supplement from 1902 until 1937. Original blue paper covered boards, the front lettered in black. Beige cloth spine. Some minor rubbing to edges and a few small marks to the boards but overall a near fine copy of this rare and beautiful Ashendene Press book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1914 (Dec 1924). Second Edition. Hardcover. Hinges cracked, possibly repaired, but now tight; spine a bit dull. Very Good in a Near Fine dustwrapper. Cloth-backed boards. Later Printing of Frost's second book. Portrait frontispiece of the author. SIGNED by the poet on the front endpaper with some of his most famous lines, from "The Death of the Hired Man," a poem in this book: "'Home is the place where when you have to go there/They have to take you in.' 'I should have called it/Something you somehow haven't to deserve.' Robert Frost/Philadelphia Oct 27 1925."

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        An Englishman Looks at the World

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1914 First edition, first printing. Fine book with publisher's imprint at base of spine in a very good dust jacket with a few creases, some edge wear and a couple chips to spine and folds, and moderate soiling. Very scarce in jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Autographed check from Shackleton fom his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

      The check is drawn on Lloyds Bank Limited, St. James's St., S.W. with the small stamp 'The Shackleton Collection' in the white margin under signature. Made out to Messrs. P.H. Matthieson & Co, in the amount of L12, 13 s, dated 8th July 1914, signed by Shackleton & Fred R.W. White, endorsed by Matthieson on the back. Printed in black, pink and orange. 6 3/4 x 3 3/8" with tiny marginal tear repaired. It bears a squiggled line through signature, a squiggled line through signature, a bank stamp across the front of the check, and is crossed vertically with two lines (as done by banks at the time). From the Shackleton family, sold at Christie's in the 1990's.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Philharmonic Hall, Great Portland St., London "Great Moving Picture Talk". Twice Daily 2:30 & 8.30

      London:. Ca. 1914.. Advertising hand bill for Shackleton's talk about the film taken by Captain Hurley. "As a story it surpasses fiction, as an historical and scientific record the film is among the wonders of the world". With a portrait of Shackleton "in costume" on the front and text, "Sir Ernest Shackleton will show for the first time the Marvelous Moving Pictures and Personally tell his Wonderful Story of the last Antarctic Expedition"; a page of text and a photograph titled 'The "Endurance" Being Crushed in the Ice" inside the brochure, and on the verso, an illustration of the explorers stranded on the ice with newspaper reviews below. 5 1/4 x 81/4". Slt scratching of surface, slt ruffled at right edge of front page.

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        North of Boston

      London: David Nutt , (1914). First edition. From an edition of 1000 copies, this is one of 200 in the sixth binding state. This was one of two binding states that were done by the Dunster House Bookshop in 1923 in Cambridge, MA when the remaining first edition sheets were sold off by Simpkin Marshall. Inscribed by Frost to John Adams Lowe, a former librarian at Wiliams College, on the title page. A fine copy in leaf-green cloth, gilt titled, with the seldom seen original glassine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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]

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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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