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        Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

      London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, 1914.. Illustrated by John Tenniel. Mottled Japan Vellum on Boards. Fine/VG. 23 x 15cm Hardback 135pp. This copy is number 411 of a limited edition of 1000 copies, printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi paper. The illustrations are from the original ones by John Tenniel in the 1865 edition, from fresh electros taken from the original woodblocks, which since they were cut for the first edition have never been used for printing. Top edge gilt. Unusually, the wrapper is present though a little sun tanned at the spine which bears the title and , in ink, number 411, Printed with the title on the front is the commercial information and different bindings of the work. The flaps of the jacket carry lists of Riccardi publications. The book is clean and bright and firmly bound. A great treasure for a Lewis Carroll collector.

      [Bookseller: Ray Hennessey Bookseller]
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        Indien. Handbuch für Reisende. Mit 22 Karten, 33 Plänen und 8 Grundrissen.

      Leipzig 1914. LXXIV + 358 s. Orig. helsjirtingbd.. *Et meget fint eks

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        [Lefler, Henrich] Mozart, Zwolf Gedicthe

      M. Munk 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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        Royal Commission on Indian Finance and Currency, 1914, Final Report of the Commissioners,

      Final Report of the Commissioners, Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty, 91pp, HMSO, 1914 [Cd. 7236] This includes the substantial "Annexe to Report of Royal Commission on Indian Finance and Currency, Memorandum by Mr J. M. KEYNES on Proposals for the Establishment of a State Bank in India," p.58-87, in the original blue paper printed wrappers, a very good clean copy. * Keynes was invited to sit on this commission at the same time as his own first book, Indian Finance and Currency, (1913) was published; he feared a conflict of interest but in fact his books was seen as a major qualification. Indian currency had been a vexed question ever since bimetallism was abandoned in 1873. Keynes had a two-fold task; he had to convince the Commission of his view, already expressed in his book, that actual developments had been in the right direction and that the system known as the gold-exchange standard was superior to the full gold-standard. His second task was to procure a distinct advantage by establishing a State Bank. The Commission assigned to Sir Ernest Cable and Keynes the task of preparing the draft proposal. Keynes had some consultations with Cable, but it seems that he did the main part of the work himself which was published as an Annexe to the final Report, and it received an encouraging response in the Report itself. The Annexe gave Keynes the scope to elaborate more fully than ever before his ideas of currency management. He argued that it would be desirable to develop in India a more extended money market and bank-rate control. Marshall was full of praise: [it is] a prodigy of constructive work... we old men will have to hang ourselves if young people [like Keynes] can cut their way so straight and with such apparent ease through such difficulties." see Harrod, Life of John Maynard Keynes, pp.164-71. This report is both important and rare.

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey Stern Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Dracula's Guest: And Other Weird Stories

      Routledge, London, 1914. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Good . Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. An attractive First Edition, First Printing of this Rare & Desirable collection of short stories, Dracula's Guest; The Judge's House; The Squaw; .The Secret Of The Growing Gold; A Gipsy Prophecy; The Coming Of Abel Behenna; The Burial Of The Rats; A Dream Of Red Hands; & Crooken Sands. The ephonymous story 'Dracular's Guest' was adapted from a previously unpublished episode from the original 'Dracula'!, Stoker's most famous work.Size: 7.25 inches x 5.0 inches. 200 pages. In original red cloth covered boards, blind decorated and titled to front, gilt lettered to spine, boards a little marked, especially back board which is also faded and a touch rubbed to bottom edge. Bumping and some wear to back edge at ends of spine. 200 pages. Text clean, bright and tightly bound. light marking to endpapers. Name 'E.W. Riley' to top of half title page. light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 004937.

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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      LXXIV, 358 S. Mit 22 Karten, 33 Plänen u. 8 Grundrissen. OLn., Indien Hinrichsen D 499.- Erste und einzige Auflage, hier in der Bindequote von 1914. Baedeker's "Indien" ist nur in deutscher Sprache erschienen und umfasst Burma, Java, Ceylon und die Malayische Halbinsel.- Klammerheftung etwas angerostet (Bindung jedoch fest); die ersten Blätter mit kl. Nadellöchlein).

      [Bookseller: Unterwegs - Antiquariat und Galerie]
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        Carl Kuntze, Penig (Sachsen), Pferdegeschirr- und Sattlerwaren-Fabrik. Musterbuch Nr. 1092 [Pferdebeschirrung und Reitausrüstung].

      Quer-Gr.8°, Titelbl., 1 Blatt, 57 Taf. (davon 39 farbig) m. zahlr. Abb., OLwd. m. farb. Deckelill., Lwd. etw. stockfl., vord. Gelenk geplatzt, Vs. etw. stockfl. u. knittrig, Riss (ca. 9 cm) in Textbl. fachfrauisch hinterlegt; die Taf. tadellos. «Geordnete Übersicht über die gangbarsten Arten von Pferdegeschirren, Reitausrüstungen und alle zur Pferdebeschirrung nötigen Einzelteile.»

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

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company ]
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