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        BLAST

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

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

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

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        Sindbad the Sailor and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights

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

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        LA VIE A PARIS - 1895 à 1913

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

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

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

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        THE VICTORIA COUNTY HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF YORK : NORTH RIDING.

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

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        Abraham Lincoln. A History. Complete in 10 volumes.

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

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        THE NOVELS AND LETTERS

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

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        La Vénerie Française Contemporaine

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

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        32 Programmes du Gaumont-Palace, 1912-1914: FANTOMAS: LE MORT QUI TUE, LE FAUX MAGISTRAT et FANTOMAS CONTRE FANTOMAS, SEVERO TORELLI, FAUVES & BANDITS, SOUS LA GRIFFE, FILLE DE PRINCE, L'ENFANT DE LA ROULOTTE, CLEOPATRE, etc.

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

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        KATALOG des Ethnographischen Reichsmuseums LEIDEN

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

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

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

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        Connaissance de l'Est

      Pekin, Paris, 1914 Georges Crès, Collection Coréenne Ed. originale. 2 volumi rilegati alla cinese (29X18) in cartella di cartone ricoperta di seta blu con fermagli in osso Tiratura numerata di 630 esemplari Ns n 344 su carta vergé pelure

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        Responsibilities: Poems and a Play

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

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        Automobile nel deserto.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Cubismo e futurismo

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

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

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

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        Love Insurance

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

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        Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families

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

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        Responsibilities: Poems and a Play

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

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        Dubliners.

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

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        THIRST

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

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        CURLY HEADS AND LONG LEGS

      1914. 2. (COWHAM,HILDA)illus. CURLY HEADS AND LONG LEGS. Lond: Raphael Tuck no date [1914]. 4to, maroon cloth stamped in black and gold, color plate on cover, all edges gilt. Margins of 2 plates neatly repaired else VG+. Stories and verses by Eric Vredenberg and others. Illus. by Cowham with 12 wonderful, bright color plates, pictorial endpapers and b&w's on nearly every page of text. Cowham was one of the first women illustrators for Punch magazine. Similar in style to Mabel Lucy Attwell and really charming and scarce.

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        YEAR WITH THE FAIRIES

      1914. 2. FAIRIES. A YEAR WITH THE FAIRIES by Anna M. Scott. Chicago: Volland (1914). Large 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest of cover soil and old mend on one page else VG+. This is an uncommon Volland title in large format, illustrated by by M.T. (PENNY) ROSS (who also did Volland's Mother Earth, Flower, Animal Children books) with pictorial endpapers and title page plus more than 40 full color plates of beautiful fairies.

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        "Die Individualpsychologie, ihre Voraussetzungen und Ergebnisse. (Sonderdruck; Widmungsexemplar)."

      Sonderdruck aus der "Scientia" Band XVI, Jahr 8 (1914), N. XXXVI-4.Gr. 8°, 4 Blatt Verlagsanzeige, Seite 75-87, 4 Blatt Verlagsanzeige. Gehefteter Originalpapierumschlag. Sehr schön erhaltenes Exemplar des sehr seltenen Sonderdrucks, auf dem Vorderumschlag oben rechts die handschriftliche Widmung "In Freundschaft Adler". Nach der Gründung des "Vereins für freie psychoanalytische Forschung" erfolgte ab 1914 die Herausgabe der eigenen "Zeitschrift für Individualpsychologie", die Adler mit einer regen publizistischen Tätigkeit begleitete.

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        Zur Einführung des Narzißmus. (Separatabdruck)

      Separatabdruck aus: Jahrbuch der Psychoanalyse, 1914, 6: 1-24. Meyer-Palmedo/Fichtner 1914c. Hermann Nunbergs Exemplar. Nunberg wurde Freud 1915 von Dr. Jekels vorgestellt und heiratete Margarethe Rie, Tochter von Freuds engem Freund, Tarockpartner und Kinderarzt der Familie, Oscar Rie.

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        Trout Fly-fishing In America

      First Edition. Illustrations and colored plates by H.H. Leonard. First Edition. Bound in full red cloth with gilt lettering. Very minor wear at extremities of binding, otherwise a near fine copy. Hard Cover. Book condition: Near Fine

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        Knold og Tot. 1914 - 1933 og 1934 -1947 indbundet.

      2 bind. Hjemmets Forlag, København 1914-47. Tvær-8vo. Upagineret. Rigt illustreret i farver. Privat indbundet i røde halvlæderbind, en del af de enkelte hæfter er tæt beskåret. De første årgange med større og mindre skader, det beskrives nedenfor.. Knold og Tot er en svær størrelse at samle på, især de aller tidligste af hæfterne kan være temmeligt bistre at få fat på, nærmest uanset i hvilken stand. Her er et sæt, der med et slag giver den glade samler et smukt læsesæt, måske endda det tilfredsstiller samletrangen, så det kan lempes ind i en egentlig hovedsamling, hvis man ikke er alt for kræsen. Flere af de tidlige hæfter (fra årgang 1918) kan med snilde, eller med en restaurators hjælpende hånd, skilles ud som enkelthæfter, og så begynder det først at blive en sjov samling, så der er mange muligheder i dette sæt.*Årgang 1914 mangler en større bid af foromslaget, repareret flere steder med tape, bagomslaget ligeledes repareret med papirtape. Årgang 1915 repareret nederst på foromslaget med tape, og med påskrifter i blæk. Årgang 1916 med en lille tapereparation i bunden af foromslaget, og en tapereparation nederst på ryggen på bagomslaget. Årgang 1917 med en skade nederst ved ryggen på foromslaget. Årgang 1918 ned en lille rift nederst på foromslaget. Resten af årgangene kun med meget mindre skader, eller så godt som fejlfrie

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        Richter's History and Records of Base Ball: The American Nation's Chief Sport

      Francis C. Richter Philadelphia: Francis C. Richter. 1914. First. First edition. 306 pp., copiously illustrated after photographs. Slight soiling to the boards, and a little edgewear, still a near fine copy of a very important baseball book. As a writer and associate of baseball officials, Richter was an influential force in the early development of the game. Beginning with the Philadelphia Day in 1872, then the Sunday World and Public Ledger, he was the first to set up a Sports Department for any newspaper. Richter helped form the original American Association in 1882 and to place the Philadelphia Athletics in it. The next year he helped organize the Phillies in the National League. In 1883, he started Sporting Life, a weekly newspaper, which became a great force in baseball. In 1907, he was offered the presidency of the National League, but turned it down. He edited the Reach Guide from its inception in 1901 to the 1926 volume, which he completed days before his death. A superior copy of a book usually found well worn. .

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        THE DRAGON

      New York: Edward J. Clode Publisher New York: Edward J. Clode Publisher,. [1914]. original yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green.. A bright, near fine copy in very good printed dust jacket (yellow. paper stock printed in dark green) with faded spine panel, several. closed tears with internal tape mends (one of which shows through on. front panel), and 15 x 34 mm rectangular piece clipped from spine. panel (probably removing a printed price). Overall, a fairly. attractive example of a rare jacket. (#80448). First U.S. edition. The Clode edition was printed from the plates used for the 1913 Grant Richards edition; printer's imprint, "Printed by the Riverside Press Limited / Edinburgh, Scotland / 1914" is printed on recto of title leaf. Science fiction novel of future war between Britain and China. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2029. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 43. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 235. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 195. Bleiler (1978), p. 178. Reginald 13024. Morse, The Works of M. P. Shiel Updated (1980), p. 191.

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        Print of a woman in high heels, viewed from the rear

      Wood engraving. 4.5" x 6.25", image size approximately 2.5" x 5". Tipped onto a matte, else just about fine. Signed in pencil in the lower right. Brussel-Smith, who was born in Greenwich Village in 1914, became one of America's foremost wood engravers. His work is held in numerous permanent international collections and museums. .

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        Traité d'Anatomie Humaine

      Masson et Cie Paris 1914. Binding: Hardback. Co-authors A. Nicolas, Poirier and others. Nine of the total of 13 parts ('Fascicules') of this work bound in seven half-leather volumes. Diagrams are coloured where needed. Dates range from 1903 to 1914. The volume sequences do not match those originally intended; as well as having been bound according to the preferences (presumably) of the original owner, four sections ('Fascicules') are not included. Contents are as follows (using 'Volume' to refer to the physical volumes which I am selling, and 'Tome' to refer to the original volume numbers as listed in the publication advertisement): Volume I contains Tome 2, Fascicule 1,- Myologie. Volume II contains Tome IV, Fascicule 1- Tube Digestif and Tome III, Fascicule 2- Appareil Respiratoire. Volume III contains Tome IV, Fascicule 3- Annexes du Tube Digestif.Volume IV contains the original Tome I, which is an overview and covers Embryology, Osteology and Arthrology, with no sub-divisions into Fascicules. Volume V contains Tome III, Fascicule 3- Systeme Nerveux- les Nerfs, and Tome 2, Fascicule 3, Les Lymphatiques. Volume VI contains Tome II Fascicule 2- Angeiologie. Volume VII contains Tome V Fascicule 2, Les Organes des Sens. Condition: Occasional labelling added to a few diagrams, in ink. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste down of each volume. Boards rather knocked and worn- but overall a clean, sound collection. If you have any questions at all about the details of the contents of each physical volume please do contact me. Overall Very Good.

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        The LASTING FLORY [sic] Of The NOGI ARMY

      (n. p.):. (n. d.).. 8-3/4" x 11-3/4". Ca 1914. Unpaginated, though 118 pages, with text in English & Japanese.. Scrapbook style binding of gold silk moire boards, with purple cord ties. AEG.. General binding wear, with spine cloth becoming detached at base.. Dampstain along board upper edges. An About VG copy.. An eye-witness pictorial record, by this unknown author & soldier, of Nogi's 1904 assualt on Port Arthur on the southern tip of Liaodong Peninsula, Manchuria. Evidently quite rare, as we find no copies listed on OCLC, nor in the British Library. . Illustrated, with 11 b& w image from photographs & 25 color illustrations.

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        MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER

      1914. 3. FRYER,JANE EAYRE. THE MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER: ADVENTURES AMONG THE DOLL PEOPLE. Phil: Winston (1914). 4to (7 x 9 1/4"), cloth, pictorial paste- on, fine. One of the nicest volumes in Fryer's series and the rarest in complete condition. This teaches good little girls how to grow up to be good little house- keepers, told through the lives of a family of dolls. Illustrated with silhouettes by JULIA GREENE, and with the frontispiece plus all furniture by ALBERT MOWITZ. This copy is COMPLETE WITH ALL FURNITURE AND THE 9 PAPER DOLLS (including Lucinda a Black doll). Presented in the form of a fantasy narrative, all aspects of housekeeping are covered here, from sweeping and dusting to afternoon tea - lovingly told without preaching, and charmingly illustrated. Rare in complete condition.

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        JACK AND JILL

      1914. 2. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. JACK AND JILL by May Byron. NY: Hodder & Stoughton, no date, [1914]. Large 4to (10 x 11 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, light edge rubbing and slight cover soil, clean tight and VG++. 1st U.S. edition. The adventures of Jack the dog and Jill the cat told from their point of view. Featuring 24 wonderful color plates and color pictorial title page by Aldin. A great copy, scarce in such nice condition.

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

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

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        Den Frie Udstilling. Maleri - Skulptur - Arkitektur. Salon des Secessionistes. Kiøbenhavn vis a vis Østbanegaarden.

      Litografisk plakat trykt i farver af Chr. Cato 1914. 89 x 64 cm.. Med svage foldemærker. Smukt restaureret og dubleret på syrefrit papir af Per Laursen

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        DEUTSCHES BAROCK UND ROKOKO herausgegeben im Anschluss an die Jahrhundert - Ausstellung Deutscher Kunst 1650 - 1800. Darmstadt 1914.

      2 voll.ril. in cart. con tit. in oro., cm 33,5x26,5. Vol. 1°: pp. LXIX di t. e 382 tavv.con 655 ill. in b/n. Vol.2°: pp. XCVIII di t. e 356 tavv. con 670 ill. in b/n.

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        Pilot Knob: The Thermopylae of the West

      New York: The Neale Publishing Company. (1914). First. First edition. Fine in attractive, very good dustwrapper with a few small chips and some faint splash marks on the spine. Account of an important Civil War battle in Missouri, and very scarce, especially in jacket. .

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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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        Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (pseud. Lewis Carroll) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland The Medici Society Privately Printed Numbered Limited Edition Book Illustrated by John Tenniel 1914 No. 11 of Just 1,000 Worldwide Copies

      Philip Lee Warner 1914. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (pseud. Lewis Carroll) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland The Medici Society Privately Printed Numbered Limited Edition Book Illustrated by John Tenniel 1914 - No. 11 of Just 1,000 Worldwide Copies The First Edition is selling this very rare and collectable Alice book, being Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by John Tenniel and issued by The Medici Society in 1914 in a print run of just 1,000 numbered copies with this being just Number 11 - a very low number and collectable edition of this book. The original cream coloured boards have a patterned paper covering, with a paper label to the front that reads: 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Illustrated by John Tenniel'; and a green spine with paper label to the spine. The boards are in Good condition with dust staining and marks to the paper covering; slight loss of the paper covering to the front board; corner knocks; slight crinkling and knocks to the top and bottom of the spine; and loss of most of the paper label to the spine. However, despite the faults that occur with a book of this age and design, the boards are still very attractive. There are 131 numbered pages, top edge gilt remaining edges untrimmed, with the Limitation Page opposite the Half Title Page which reads: 'Of this edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland have been printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper1000 copies, and upon Vellum 12 copies, of which 10 are for sale. Paper copy Number 11'____To the end of the book is an advertisement for other Riccardi Press Books and in between two blank leaves are in-bound by the publisher two small slips which reads: 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Illustrated by John Tenniel' and 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'.____The pages are in overall Very Good condition having only light and occasional spotting throughout.____This is one of the rarest of the Alice in Wonderland books, and possibly the rarest of those published post 1907, when the copyright for Alice in Wonderland expired. This is a very rare Lewis Carroll book and Alice book and an amazing find that rarely appears for sale, which we believe will continue to increase in scarcity and value in the years to come!

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        Trækfuglene.

      Udg. af Den danske Radeerforening 1914. Trykt af Kristian Kongstad. Illustr. med træsnit af Johannes Larsen på de orig. stokke. 77 s. Indb. med o.o. og helt guldsnit i smukt priv. helskind med bred guldbordure på permer, gulddek. på ryg og permer, samt bred indvendig guldbordure. Yderligere er der en blindtrykt dekoration på forpermen visende en stridsvogn med 2 heste; udenom dekorationen er firmanavnet Frithjof Kemp 1923 trykt. Bindet sign. Jakob Baden. Ryggen lidt falmet.. Usædvanligt pænt og rent ekspl

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        Trækfuglene. En Naturkoncert. Træsnit af Johannes Larsen.

      Den Danske Radeerforening, Kristian Kongstad, 1914. 77 s. med vignetter af Johannes Larsen. Indbunden halvlæder (sign. Jakob Baden). Ubeskåret og med alle originale omslag medindbunden. .. Ubeskåret og med alle originale omslag medindbunden. Forsatsblad med lille fugtskjold - i øvrigt et smukt og meget velholdt eks

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        EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON - Old Tales from the North

      Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND,. 284pp, coloured pictorial frontis and 23 other coloured plates tipped in (as called for), many monotone line decorations and illustrations in text, all by Kay Nielsen, large format about 9.5 x 6.5 inches, crimson cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette decoration upper board, upper edge gilt, this collection of some of the best Norwegian folk-tales was first published by Hodder & Stoughton with colour plates by Kay Nielsen in a luxurious edition in 1914. This later edition by the same publisher was probably aimed at a wider market, is undated (circa mid 1920's) and is a well made book containing 24 colour plates by the same illustrator, lightly rubbed at tips, edges a little tanned and foxed, tanning and foxing to endpapers and prelims., some mainly marginal foxing to text block, one chip at fore-edge of one leaf, one plate tipped onto adjacent blank rather than appropriate captioned page, no dustwrapper, very good,

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        Almost Fairyland : Personal Notes Concerning The Isle Of Wight : John Morgan Richards (American Visitor And Resident For More Than 40 Years 1872-1913)

      John Hogg, London, 1914. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Book - in Near Very Good red boards with gilt lettering - light marking to the boards and some sunning to the spine but the lettering remains bright and distinct, light wear to the extreme top of the spine, light bumping to the extreme bottom of the spine and light bumping to the extreme corners. Contents, light browning to the front and rear free end paper, some scattered browning/spotting to some pages most noticeably the first couple of leaves then just very occasional as is so typical with this type of paper,careless opening of page 63/64 causing minor loss to the extreme page edge NOT affecting the text SEE SCAN otherwise clean and tightly bound. A Scarce Title, complete with 'Errata' slip. A Must for Any Collector of books on the Isle of Wight. EMAIL FOR FULL CONTENTS AND ILLUSTRATION DETAILS. Size: 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches. xvi, 184 pages. Illustrated black and white portrait frontispiece and 50 other plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 7025.

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