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        The Strength Of The Strong (First Edition In Dust Jacket)

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1914 - [Vi], 378 Pp + 7 Pp Ads At Rear. First Printing, One Of 3948 Copies, Blue Cloth, White Lettering, Gilt Design. An Unusually Bright, Unworn Book, Entirely Original, Without Any Restoration. Dust Jacket Has Undergone Professional Restoration, Including Replacement Of Bottom Half Of Spine Panel And A Large Chip At The Bottom Of The Rear Panel, Also Reattachment Of Chip At Top Of Spine, Reattachment Of Split Along Rear Spine Edge, And Repair Of Minor Edge Chips; The White Surface Has Been Retouched, Leaving The Original Lettering; The Publisher's Name Has Been Added At Bottom Of Spine When The Bottom Was Replaced. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Tarzan of the Apes

      A.L. Burt 1914 - A.L. Burt, New York 1914. First Burt Edition / First Printing. Stated Published June 1914 on the copyright page. Cloth boards. Frontispiece matching the pictorial jacket. Book Condition: Very Good, stain at the spine, otherwise fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, chipping, age toning. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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,32*23.5*4cm, wt:2.9kg, xxi+3+288p. Missing 6 plates (Plate 5,10,32,33,35,36). Text pages and illustrations complete. Firm binding. Text in GERMAN. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Mutiny of the Elsinore

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914. First Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good. Color Frontispiece. 378 Pp + Catalog At Rear. First Printing, One Of 16, 684 Copies. Near Fine, Lightly Used, Some Rubbing To Blue On Background Color Of Spine With Complete Loss Of Blue In Upper And Lower 1/8" Of Spine, Traces Of Rubbing To Blue Background On Front Cover, Gilt And White Lettering Still As New, Cloth Exceptionally Clean, No Names Or Marks.1/8" Loss Of Blue Background At Top And Bottom Of Spine, With Small Minor Losses In Between, Small Faint Rubs On Front Cover.

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        PETER PAN PORTFOLIO

      - (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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FLYING, SOME PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES Signed to Pierre Maréchal by Gustav Hanel and Charles Turner on the front free endpaper.

      Longmans, Green, and Co, London 1914 - 8 vo. 9 x 6 inches. xii + 341 pp. Bound in the original green decorated cloth gilt. A fine copy. With numerous photographic illustrations. Mr Pierre Maréchal, was the son of a vice-admiral of the French navy, was born in Paris, And became an aviator, he lived in Paris, and boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (cabin C-47). He survived in lifeboat No 7. Gustav Wilhelm Hamel was a pioneer British aviator. He was prominent in the early history of aviation in Britain, and in particular that of Hendon airfield, he had a short but brilliant career but sadly disappeared over the English Channel in May 1914, Thus there can be few copies of this book signed by him. Charles Cyril Turner was also an aviation pioneer who gained his Certificate on 25 April 1911. Author of several early works on flying.

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        Kleine Dichtungen., Erste Auflage hergestellt für den Frauenbund zur Ehrung rheinländischer Dichter.

      Kurt Wolff Verlag,, Leipzig 1914 - 311 (1) Seiten, Einbandzeichnung von Karl Walser, 20,5x13,5 cm (=8°), Rücken einseitig aufgerieben, vom Autor auf dem Vortitel signiert, g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Klaus Medeke]
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        1914 Sans Pardon. No 187 von 300, signiert

      Hinter einem schwarzen Einband ohne Titel oder Bezeichnung, eine Art privater Kladde, verbirgt sich ein Pamphlet gegen den Krieg und vor allem die deutschen Militärs, wie es heftiger und brutaler nicht sein könnte. Ein Tagebuch der Schrecken! Als Motto steht ein Zitat von Wellington, das den Geist auch dieses handgeschriebenen und gezeichneten, mit (eingeklebten, faksimiliert wiedergegebenen) Zeitungsartikeln belegten Journals deutscher Greueltaten in Frankreich charakterisiert: "Je puis vour assurer que, du général allemand au plus petit tambour de leur régiment, la terre n'a jamais supporté le poids d'une pareille bande d'infâmes assassins. Ils tuaient, violaient et maltraitaient les paysans partout où ils allaient." Kurzum: Die Erde hat nie grausamere Attentäter erlebt, vom General bis zum kleinsten Tambour, als die Deutschen, die, wohin sie auch kommen, alle Einwohner niedermachen, quälen, töten. Willette schreibt und zeichnet sich seinen Hass und sein Entsetzen vom Leib, und schildert, belegt durch Zeitungsausschnitte, alle nur erdenklichen Grausamkeiten vor allem gegenüber Frauen und Kindern: Vergewaltigungen, aufgespießte Säuglinge, Folter, Auspeitschungen, erschlagene Kinder, an Fleischerhaken aufgehängte Frauen ... Man kann es als Hasspamphlet gegen die Deutschen lesen oder von heute aus als Reaktion auf jene Greueltaten, die tatsächlich stattfanden und die die Gegenseite, die Deutschen, wiederum auch vom Feind, den Franzosen, behauptete: Ein beidseitiger Propagandakrieg ohnegleichen. Und nicht zuletzt ist das Buch ein Beleg dafür, dass es keinen "sauberen, braven Krieg" gibt und keine Verschonung der Zivilisten, egal ob im 1. oder 2. Weltkrieg, ob in Vietnam oder jetzt in Syrien oder wo auch immer. Insofern ein "Lehrbuch" nach mehr als hundert Jahren, ein document inhumain. Man halte es gegen das Kriegstagebuch von Ernst Jünger "In Stahlgewittern" ... Ein äußerst rares und wichtiges Dokument der Zeitgeschichte, durchgehend mit (gedruckten) kolorierten Federzeichnungen versehen, die von hervorragender Qualität sind. Die meisten verwendeten Zeitungsausschnitte stammen aus dem Jahr 1914, zum Ende hin finden sich wenige noch von 1916, keine späteren. Insofern ist anzunehmen, dass das Buch 1916 herausgebracht wurde. Es erschien in 300 nummerierten Exemplaren, hier die Nummer 187, handsigniert von A. Willette. Ohne Paginierung, ca. einen Zentimeter dick, auf gutem Papier gedruckt, das kaum nachgedunkelt ist, noch so gut wie neu erhalten! Das Buch befindet sich in einem ebenso unbezeichneten schwarzen Originalschuber. Wegen des Preises nur als versichertes Paket zu versenden (deshalb das angegebene Gewicht, das tatsächlich ca. 320 gr beträgt).

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        The Hanging garden and other poems.

      SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, HAMILTON, London Londres 1914 - With 8 ill. in colour by the author. London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, (1914), in-4, demi-toile blanche, titre contrecollé sur le premier plat, titre au dos, 75 pp. Huit superbes illustrations hors-texte et en couleurs, dans un style proche de l'Art Déco mais avec encore des influences Art Nouveau, ornent ces poèmes en langue anglaise. Légères piqures et taches à la couverture, rousseurs sur les gardes. Livres

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        Military Report on the Sinai Peninsula.

      London: Harrison & Sons,, 1914. (With Notes on the Turkish Frontier Districts and the Wadi Araba.) Route Reports, Report, etc. Prepared by the General Staff, War Office. Large sextodecimo (190 ×124 mm). Original buff card wrappers, lettered in black to front. Folding 2-colour map to end-pocket. Spine chipped at extremities, wrappers spotted, "59" inscribed to front wrapper in blue pencil, contents clean: an excellent copy of a fragile publication. First edition of Lawrence's first sole-authored book, one of the black tulips in his canon, with no copies in auction records, two in British and Irish institutional libraries (Durham and the Ministry of Defence Library), and four in libraries world-wide (the Huntington and three libraries in Australia); the British Library has two copies of the map and another copy of a 1916 reprint. Marked "for official use only", a number in the imprint slug suggests that 1,700 copies were printed, but judging from the rate of survival it is likely that the majority of run was never issued and subsequently pulped, probably because until 1916 the Egyptian Expeditionary Force was occupied with defending the Suez Canal from irregular Ottoman and German raids (and often simply the threat thereof); it was only with the appointment of Lieutenant-General Archibald Murray as EEF commander-in-chief that it was decided that "going on the offensive and seizing control of the Sinai Peninsula from the Ottoman Turks" would be the best strategy of securing the canal ("Sinai Campaign", New Zealand History, online). A pencilled number to the front wrapper of this copy indicates that it was copy number 59. From January to February 1914 Lawrence was with Leonard Woolley in the Negev, conducting a clandestine military survey under archaeological cover, the results of which were published as The Wilderness of Zin. After returning to England, and being refused enlistment into the army owing to his height, he joined the Geographical Section of the General Staff in London as a second lieutenant. When the Ottoman Empire entered the war at the end of October he expected to leave immediately for Egypt, but was first required to compile a road report on Sinai at the request of Lord Kitchener, even though he had never visited the peninsula's southern reaches, and expressed his reservations in a characteristic letter to archaeologist E. T. Leeds: "I'm writing a report from the military point of view of a country I don't know, and haven't visited yet … One of the minor terrors is, that later on I'm to … guide myself over the country with it" (Wilson). The report took Lawrence a month to complete and contained details of wells, gradients, telephone lines, Turkish outposts and much other information. Although it contained only imperfect information on the recently constructed Ottoman road network, it was "the major resource for commanders and staff officers" in the EEF and was later recalled by intelligence officer Walter Gribbon as "the most comprehensive and up-to-date" British handbook on Sinai at that time (Goldstone, Aaronsohn's Maps: The Untold Story of the Man who might have created Peace in the Middle East, p. 132). Lawrence finally travelled to Cairo in December, and at the age of 26 was the youngest member of Gilbert Clayton's Department of Intelligence, the precursor to the Arab Bureau. After the capture of Akaba in 1917 Lawrence, as he had predicted, relied on his report to make the 160-mile journey back to Suez.

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        Paul Verlaine. (1844-96). Seine Kunst und sein Glaube. Rede an des Kaisers Geburtstag.

      Marburg in Hessen, Elwert´sche Verlagsbuchhandlung ., 1914. 8°. 50 Seiten. Mit 3 Beilagen und ein 4-seitiger handgeschriebener Brief von Ludwig Schiedermair (Bonn 1914), und einem datierten (1917) 3-seitigen handgeschriebenen Brief von Siegfried (?) aus Landsberg / Warthean Wechßler . Unbeschnittene Seiten. Kartoniert. Auf Einband datiert und signiert von Wechßler. 4-zeilige Notiz von Wechßler auf Titelrückseite. Vorderer Einband lose, Randläsuren. (= Marburger akademischen Reden Nr. 29 =). 549DB Versand D: 5,50 EUR Autographen, Briefe, Literaturwissenschaft, Reden, Romanistik, Widmungsexemplare

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        LE VRAI & LE FAUX CHIC. 1er Fascicule.

      Succès,, Paris 1914 - 32x46. 56pp. 4 anuncios en encartes de papel Roma. Extraordinario album de estilo y de moda por el artista francés George Goursat (1863-1934). Según Bénézit "ses albums de la vie parisienne sont indispensables à qui veut posséder une authentique physonomie de la fameuse époque 1900." Las 12 páginas de anuncios (con láminas montadas), más las 4pp. de encarte) representan el ápice de la elegancia parisiense; las láminas litografiadas (que parecen estar coloreadas a mano) establecen lo que se permite - y lo que no se permite - en el mundo de del chic. Huella de humedad en ambas cubiertas, que afecta (aunque menos) las primeras dos hojas de anuncios; falta la lámina montada del anuncio del Hotel Astoria. Tirada de 300 ejemplares, aunque este ejem. no está ni numerado ni firmado. Muy raro y buscado. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        BIBLIOGRAPHY OF OSCAR WILDE.

      - With a note by Robert Ross. Pp. [ii]+xl+238(last blank)+[ii]+[239]-608(last advertisement, verso blank), 14 plates (including frontispiece both volumes), numerous facsimiles in text (several full page), pictorial pastedowns, appendix, index; cream cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, slightly soiled, the top fore-corners of Volume I and foot of spine Volume II faintly bruised; t.e.g., others uncut; ribbon markers; light offsetting from the ribbons; T. Werner Laurie Ltd. London, 1914. Edition de luxe, being one of 100 numbered sets, signed by the author. *Stuart Mason was the pseudonym of Christopher Sclater Millard (1872\endash 1927)\lang1033 , who wrote several books on Wilde in addition to this first bibliography of \lang1033 his works\lang1033 . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        La Carriere Amoureuse de Gisele B...infirmiere de 1914 a 1918

      Paris: en cente chez tous les Libraires, Hardcover, First Edition. Finely bound in contemporary gilt-blocked buckram over marble boards. Remains preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; 154 pages. Notes; Referenced by Perceua 313. No clear date given. Subjects; La Carriere Amoureuse de Gisele B. (1914-1918). French writings. 20th century. 154 pages. Text is in French. Inventory No: 241453.

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        Journal d'un conclave

      - Albert Messein, Paris 1914, 18x24,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 10 copie numerate sulla Cina, edizione deluxe. Bella e rara copia con tutti i margini del libro pubblicato da Louis Thomas. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 10 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine, tirage de tête. Une petite déchirure sans gravité en pied du dos. Bel et rare exemplaire à toutes marges de cet ouvrage publié par Louis Thomas.

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        Military Report on the Sinai Peninsula. (With Notes on the Turkish Frontier Districts and the Wadi Araba.) Route Reports, Report, etc. Prepared by the General Staff, War Office.

      London: Harrison & Sons, 1914 - Large sextodecimo (190 ×124 mm). Original buff card wrappers, lettered in black to front. Spine chipped at extremities, wrappers spotted, "59" inscribed to front wrapper in blue pencil, contents clean: an excellent copy of a fragile publication. Folding 2-colour map to end-pocket. First edition of Lawrence's first sole-authored book, one of the black tulips in his canon, with no copies in auction records, two in British and Irish institutional libraries (Durham and the Ministry of Defence Library), and four in libraries world-wide (the Huntington and three libraries in Australia); the British Library has two copies of the map and another copy of a 1916 reprint. Marked "for official use only", a number in the imprint slug suggests that 1,700 copies were printed, but judging from the rate of survival it is likely that the majority of run was never issued and subsequently pulped, probably because until 1916 the Egyptian Expeditionary Force was occupied with defending the Suez Canal from irregular Ottoman and German raids (and often simply the threat thereof); it was only with the appointment of Lieutenant-General Archibald Murray as EEF commander-in-chief that it was decided that "going on the offensive and seizing control of the Sinai Peninsula from the Ottoman Turks" would be the best strategy of securing the canal ("Sinai Campaign", New Zealand History, online). A pencilled number to the front wrapper of this copy indicates that it was copy number 59. From January to February 1914 Lawrence was with Leonard Woolley in the Negev, conducting a clandestine military survey under archaeological cover, the results of which were published as The Wilderness of Zin. After returning to England, and being refused enlistment into the army owing to his height, he joined the Geographical Section of the General Staff in London as a second lieutenant. When the Ottoman Empire entered the war at the end of October he expected to leave immediately for Egypt, but was first required to compile a road report on Sinai at the request of Lord Kitchener, even though he had never visited the peninsula's southern reaches, and expressed his reservations in a characteristic letter to archaeologist E. T. Leeds: "I'm writing a report from the military point of view of a country I don't know, and haven't visited yet One of the minor terrors is, that later on I'm to guide myself over the country with it" (Wilson). The report took Lawrence a month to complete and contained details of wells, gradients, telephone lines, Turkish outposts and much other information. Although it contained only imperfect information on the recently constructed Ottoman road network, it was "the major resource for commanders and staff officers" in the EEF and was later recalled by intelligence officer Walter Gribbon as "the most comprehensive and up-to-date" British handbook on Sinai at that time (Goldstone, Aaronsohn's Maps: The Untold Story of the Man who might have created Peace in the Middle East, p. 132). Lawrence finally travelled to Cairo in December, and at the age of 26 was the youngest member of Gilbert Clayton's Department of Intelligence, the precursor to the Arab Bureau. After the capture of Akaba in 1917 Lawrence, as he had predicted, relied on his report to make the 160-mile journey back to Suez. O'Brien A009; Wilson, T. E. Lawrence [catalogue for 1988-9 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery], 83. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bound in 3 volumes:

      1914 - Vol. I. Final Report. 91pp, HMSO, 1914 [Cd. 7236] (this includes: Memorandum by Mr J. M. KEYNES;Interim Report. 4pp., 1913. Index of Minutes of Evidence and of Appendices, 89pp, 1914. [Cmd 7239]. Vol. II. Appendices to the Interim Report, Vol. I, 335pp, 1913. [Cmd. 7070;Appendices to the Interim Report, Vol. II, [336-]633pp, 1913. [Cmd. 7071;Appendices to the Interim Report, Vol. III, [635-]769pp, 1914. [Cmd. 7238]. Vol. III. Minutes of Evidence, Vol. I, 358pp, 1913. [Cmd 7069]. Minutes of Evidence, Vol. II, 162pp . [Cmd 7237]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SINDBAD THE SAILOR & Other Stories from the Arabian Nights.

      (London), Hodder & Stoughton (1914). FIRST EDITION WITH THESE ILLUSTRATIONS (1914), 4to, approximately 285 x 220 mm, 11¼ x 8¾, 23 mounted coloured plates with captioned guards, buff illustrations and decorations to title page, buff decorated borders to all pages. In original publisher's tan cloth, blue floral decoration, large gilt illustration to upper cover, gilt decoration and lettering to upper cover and spine, floral pattern endpapers, 223 pages. Slightest wear to head and tail of spine, spine just very slightly darkened, spine gilt bright, no inscriptions, half-title and blank verso of final page lightly foxed, a pale fox spot on about 6 text pages, tiny pale stain to lower corner of plate mount page 176 and to top corner of tissue guard at same page, (see image), tiny pale stain to upper edge and fore-edge of text pages 171-184, light brown staining to fore-edge of the plate mount at page 184 (see image), tiny stain to fore-edge of plate mount at page 192, all plates perfect, no corner creases. A very good bright tight clean copy. See Hughey 35a. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Fully signed autographed letter. EGENHÄNDIGT SKRIVET OCH UNDERTECKNAT BREV

      Brev, dokument, handskrift. Fully signed autographed letter to the American actress Mary Lawton. Small (11,5 cm x 18 cm) letterheaded autographed letter signed in full name by G. Bernard Shaw. It's directed to Miss Mary Lawton (American actress), Savoy Hotel, and dated 25th June 1914. Shaw says to Mary that his secretary has missed to note in his diary that he has two engagements friday afternoon, so he must postphone there meeting till Saturday Morning and he propose half past ten. "...It will do you good to get up early; and you will look your best straight out of your bath...Yours sincerely G. Bernard Shaw..." Brevet har varit vikt (och har delat sig vid vecket cirka en cm) samt har en liten reva som är tejpad på baksidan. I övrigt i gott skick.

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        Histoire du Cambodge depuis le 1èr siècle de notre ere.: D'apres les inscriptions lapidaires, les annales Chinoises et Annamites et les documents Europeens des six derniers siecles.

      Paris Librairie Paul Geuthner 1914 - A very good copy attractively bound in modern half calf, cloth boards.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        A correspondence course of lessons in Phrenology, Physiognomy, Will-Culture, Personal Magnetism, Hypnotism, Clairvoyance, Mind Reading and Occult Healing

      A compendium of essays on a variety of occult subjects by the legendary Dr. K. T. Ramasami of the Indian Academy of Science, written and published during the first world war era. The following subjects are covered: Phrenology, Physiognomy, Will-Culture, Personal Magnetism, Hypnotism, Clairvoyance, Mind Reading and Occult Healing. Please see further details below. PLEASE NOTE that this is a collector's item and NOT a practical manual to train on these subjects. If you wish to acquire skills related to those subjects, there are cheaper and free resources on the internet. This is a print that is nearly a century old and is meant to adorn a collector's shelf.Phrenology: II edition, 1914 - 124 pagesPhysiognomy: III edition, 1916 - 41 pagesWill-culture and Personal Magnetism: V edition,1918 - 41 pagesHypnotism 100 pages, Clairvoyance 13 pages, Mind reading 27 pages 1919,Occult Healing: III edition, 1916 - 43 pagesSize: 4.7 x 6.8 X 0.7 inches, Hard Cover, old and brown pages, delicate - handle with care!

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        The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

      Grant Richards Ltd, London 1914 - Hardcover (rebound) in good condition. No jacket. First edition, first printing. The hardcover is a little discoloured, with a few tiny marks on the back. Spelling mistake on spine; 's' missing at the end of Philanthropists. Half title page is lightly marked. Partial split on the gutter of the title page; the early pages are a little loose and tanned. Page 3 has a small tear on the upper edge. Some of the pages are a little marked and foxed throughout. A few lightly creased page corners. The binding is intact with clear text. CM [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        En Manoeuvres. Le Tracteur Châtillon-Panhard.

      Mabileau & Co. Paris 1914 - Hand-coloured pochoir print, laid on board, mounted. Size: 90 cm x 45 cm. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Tennis. Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut produced his first motoring prints in the mid-1890s, and by 1897, his drawings were pictorial records of the many races in France. Montaut's work was extremely well received in the Paris of his day and was shown in the fashionable shops of the Rue de l'Opera and Rue de la Paix, as well as in the better galleries. Marguerite Montaut, Ernest's wife, joined him in his work producing not only racing prints but also developing a fine series of aviation prints commemorating such events as the first flights on the early European mail routes. While Marguerite Montaut's works were occasionally signed "M. Montaut", she also used the name "Gamy", an anagram for Magy. The Gamy-Montaut prints were all produced by the pochoir process in which the outlines for each image were drawn onto lithographic stones and printed. Using these uncoloured prints as a template, elaborate stencils were cut for each colour. Water-colour was then brushed onto the image through the stencil. The colouring process was quite complex, with each print taking several days to produce. It was also quite labour intensive, and the studio of Gamy-Montaut therefore employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le Vrai & Le Faux Chic.

      Succes Paris 1914 - Folio ( 47 x 53 cm). 22pp of text with coloured illustrations, 16 pages of full page pochoir prints,all bound in printed decorated covers with large gold scissors as a motif, slightly spotted on upper cover, some minor wear to the edge; overall a very good copy. In this lively album Sem illustrates pre war fashion with numerous illustrations of fashionable ladies in fashionable hats. Georges Goursat, or SEM (1863–1934), was a very famous French artist of the beginning of the twentieth century, the golden age of illustrated magazines and newspapers. He drew numerous caricatures of his contemporaries, published in newspapers such as L'Illustration and Le Rire, or in albums of his own. Attending fashionable events in casinos, horse races and Parisian cabarets and restaurants, he rubbed shoulders with the high society all the time, which became his favorite subject of depiction. "Sem had a remarkable ability to capture the characteristic feature of the face rather than providing its likeness. His albums of Parisian life authentically reflect the physiognomy of the famous era of the 1900s" (Benezit) Benezit vol. 12 p.981.

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        Tour de France Automobile 1914 - Buick.

      Paris Mabileau & Co 1914 - Hand-coloured pochoir print, laid on board, mounted. Size: 89.5 cm x 42.3 cm. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Tennis. Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut produced his first motoring prints in the mid-1890s, and by 1897, his drawings were pictorial records of the many races in France. Montaut's work was extremely well received in the Paris of his day and was shown in the fashionable shops of the Rue de l'Opera and Rue de la Paix, as well as in the better galleries. Marguerite Montaut, Ernest's wife, joined him in his work producing not only racing prints but also developing a fine series of aviation prints commemorating such events as the first flights on the early European mail routes. While Marguerite Montaut's works were occasionally signed "M. Montaut", she also used the name "Gamy", an anagram for Magy. The Gamy-Montaut prints were all produced by the pochoir process in which the outlines for each image were drawn onto lithographic stones and printed. Using these uncoloured prints as a template, elaborate stencils were cut for each colour. Water-colour was then brushed onto the image through the stencil. The colouring process was quite complex, with each print taking several days to produce. It was also quite labour intensive, and the studio of Gamy-Montaut therefore employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Zeitschrift für angewandte Anatomie und Konstitutionslehre. Bde. 1-7. (all. publ).

      Berlin, Verlag von Julius Springer, 1914-1921, 8, ca 2950 pp., mit 478 Abbildungen und 52 Tafeln, gebunden in 4 Halbleinenbänden d.Zt. Hrsg. unter der Mitwirkung von A. Freiherrn v. Eiselberg, A. Koilisko, F. Martius, F.Chvostek. Fortgeführt als 'Zeitschrift für Konstitutionslehre' (1922-1934).

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        Poemi lirici.

      - Bologna, Zanichelli, 1914. PRIMA edizione. In 16mo (cm. 19,7); copertina originale; pp. 130, (2). Axs

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        KAI SEN SHU: A THOUSAND VARIETIES OF SHELLS [Japanese Conchology Mollusks]

      [Kyoto 1914-15, Unsodo].Gold silk covers,400 color woodblock shell plates, English introduction, Latin and Japanese text, complete four vol. set, 17.8 x 24.7 cm., very clean copy in blue cloth Chitsu folding case & clasps. FIRST EDITION *** *** *** BY HIRASE YOICHIRO JAPAN'S EMINENT CONCHOLOGIST CATALOGUE OF 400 COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTED JAPANESE MOLLUSKS HIRASE YOICHIRO [1859-1925]: Was Japan's most eminent, respected, celebrated, prolific conchologist, malacologist and collector of Japanese mollusks [shells]. In 1936 he established his private Conchology Museum in Kyoto. He was also the founder of the short-lived journal: "CONCHOLOGICAL MAGAZINE" in 1907. He was a diligent collector of Japanese shells and created the largest collection in Japan. The results were published in this set of 4 volumes. This lavishly color-illustrated catalogue of his collection is considered the best Japanese collection of shell varieties. His son, Shintaro Hirase [1884-1939] was also a conchologist. The majority of his collection of mollusks were destroyed during World War II. HIS COLLECTION CATALOG COMPLETE IN 4 VOLUMES: The complete set was in published in four silk-bound volumes, accordion folded pages, illustrating 400 different shells, including land and fresh-water examples. The explanation of plates [the index] lists entries in Katakana, Kanji [Japanese characters] and Latin. The preface was in English & Japanese. Per the introduction, the author stated: "This is why I have used the wood-cut art, which has been existing a long time in Kyoto, and has advanced to an excellent state of development." He continues in the English preface to the second volume: "...a peculiar art of our country." His meaning and preference was to use 'native Japanese color-woodblock printing, rather than using foreign [modern] colour machine lithography or the three-color machine printing process. THE COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINT ILLUSTRATIONS: Each volume has 20 double-page color woodcut illustrations of shells. ISSUED SERIALLY: The work was issued serially, originally planned to be a ten volume set, covering 1000 different kinds of shells, but that did not pan out due to Hirase's a lack of funds. Hirase settled on 4 volumes, each with 20 color woodcut plates, illustrating 100 shells per volume. First Issued: vol.1:1914 vol.2:1915 vol.3:1915 vol.4:1914, reprinted in 1922, the last in the complete seri s. See below for more details on dates and reprints. CAUTION: The most desirable, best collectable sets are those which were kept as each volume was issued. They will be matching in all aspects: condition, color of cloth covers, high quality woodblock printing, wear patterns and consecutive or same date ranges. . There are some sets which have been made up from various odd volumes, They are most always greatly mismatched, the color of the gold covers vary greatly, and the wear patterns will also be very different from other volumes in the set. They may also have widely different date, or mixed dates. They are always of a lesser value. TOTAL NUMBER OF COPIES PRINTED: Woodblock-printed books had a limitation to the number of clean excellent copies that could be printed from the cherry-wood block. The water-based pigments saturated the wood, and the drying process inevitably caused warping or caused 'checking,' thus reducing the ability to print solid complete images, with excellent registry. Because of this limitation, prints were rushed off the woodblocks in groups of about 100-200 per printing run. As the blocks dried out overnight, they became less and less useful, producing poor quality images. Some woodblocks had to be re-carved to maintain high-quality print results. It is unknown if or how many blocks of this book were re-carved, but per the below its obvious the blocks could not last 23 years without some reworking. There is also the specter of the 1923 Kanto earthquake and the ensuing conflagration, that consumed a large part of Tokyo, and its booksellers and their inventory. Most of Tokyo was raised to the ground, everything destroyed. This was printed & published by Unsodo, Tokyo, although they also were also a Kyoto publisher. Bearing that in mind, its conceivable that a large number of inventory stored in Tokyo, along with the woodblocks were destroyed in the 1923 fire. We have no facts on this. If by chance the woodblocks were stored in Kyoto, then they were not lost in the Kanto fire. Based on the publisher's records, press run varies from 300 copies for the first printing of all four volumes to 100, 50 and 30 copies for later re-printings. Vol.1: 8 printings 1914-1937, total 880 copies. Vol.2: 5 printings 1915-1935, total 750 copies. Vol.3: 5 printings 1915-1933, total 650 copies. Vol.4: 3 printings 1922-1935, total 400 copies. Plus 30 copies re-printed in 1935 and 1937. See Calloman below. CONDITION: See each description for details. In general this is a very nice set. BINDINGS: The bindings are original gold silk. Each volume has its original title slip on the front cover. They are traditionally Japanese bound Orihon style [butterfly accordion folding leaves]. Very early, clean and solid copies CONTENTS: Each volume is exceptionally clean and very solid, no marks or old worming whatsoever. REFERENCES: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichir%C5%8D_Hirase HIRASE, Yoichiro: [1909]. Kairui Tebikigusa. Dance: SHELLS. Dance states: "Kai Sen Shu is unique among conch logy publications and is highly prized by each fortunate owner of a copy," see page 126. His reference number 150. CONCHOLOGICAL MAGAZINE: https://books.google.com/books?id=8u4XAAAAYAAJ&dq=KOICHIRO+H IRASE&source=gbs_navlinks_s Paul Callomon.: DATES OF PUBLICATION OF YOICHIRO HIRASE'S KAI CHIGUSA." Dates of publication of Yoichiro Hirase's Kai Chigusa in The Nautilus 118, pp.175-176, 2004. Callomon was a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Callomon cites and reproduces a detailed list of all printings and dates of publication obtained from Unsodo by an American scientist, Alvin R. Cahn, in 1957. Paul Callomon and Akira Tada, Yoichiro Hirase and his role in Japanese Malacology in Bulletin of the Nishinomiya Shell Museum no.4. Nishinomiya 2006. Yamada Unsodo Co., An Illustrated Catalogue of Books, Periodicals & Albums for Art & Artistic Designs. Kyoto 1915. For a similar, earlier title: http://www.cooperhewitt.org/2013/05/29/inside-wonders-a-japa nese-pattern-book Clench W. J. [1948]. "The Hirase collections of mollusks". The Nautilus 62(1): 34-35. Anonymous [1913]. "A conch logical museum for Japan". The Nautilus 27(2): 13-14, plate I. Not in Kerlen. .

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        Unknown Mongolia a Record of Travel and Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria with Three Chapters on Sport By J.H. Miller Vols 1 & 2

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1914 Book Condition: Good Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket Edition: First Edition Description: Vol 1 - xviii, 318 pp, 2 fold-out maps, 84 B&W plates. Vol. 2 - x, (pagination starts with p. 319 ) 341 pp, 4 maps, 84 B&W plates. With a forward by Lord Curzon, All maps are present and undamaged, Text is clean and unmarked. Volume 1 front hinge is cracked. Both volumes are bound in blue cloth with gold-stamped titles and have some fraying to spine ends, Vol 2 a little more so. Front endpapers, Volume 2, have a signature, date and personal bookplate of Talbot Mundy, (born William Lancaster Gribbon, April 23, 1879 to August 5, 1940) the world traveler and author of "King of the Khyber Rifles." among many many other mystical adventure books on the East and whose works are often cited as precoursers to many of the mid-twentieth century's most notable fantasy and science fiction novels. Included is the original prospectus for ordering these two books Pictures on request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. By Talbot Mundy. 1st Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket.

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        KAI SEN SHU: A THOUSAND VARIETIES OF SHELLS. [Japanese Conchology Mollusks]

      - [Kyoto 1914-15, Unsodo].Gold silk covers,400 color woodblock shell plates, English introduction, Latin and Japanese text, complete four vol. set, 17.8 x 24.7 cm., very clean copy in blue cloth Chitsu folding case & clasps. FIRST EDITION .*** *** *** . . . BY HIRASE YOICHIRO . . . JAPAN'S EMINENT CONCHOLOGIST . . . CATALOGUE OF 400 COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTED . . . JAPANESE MOLLUSKS . . *** HIRASE YOICHIRO [1859-1925]: Was Japan's most eminent, respected, celebrated, prolific conchologist, malacologist and collector of Japanese mollusks [shells]. . In 1936 he established his private Conchology Museum in Kyoto. He was also the founder of the short-lived journal: "CONCHOLOGICAL MAGAZINE" in 1907. . He was a diligent collector of Japanese shells and created the largest collection in Japan. The results were published in this set of 4 volumes. . This lavishly color-illustrated catalogue of his collection is considered the best Japanese collection of shell varieties. . His son, Shintaro Hirase [1884-1939] was also a conchologist. The majority of his collection of mollusks were destroyed during World War II. . *** HIS COLLECTION CATALOG COMPLETE IN 4 VOLUMES: . The complete set was in published in four silk-bound volumes, accordion folded pages, illustrating 400 different shells, including land and fresh-water examples. . The explanation of plates [the index] lists entries in Katakana, Kanji [Japanese characters] and Latin. The preface was in English & Japanese. . Per the introduction, the author stated: "This is why I have used the wood-cut art, which has been existing a long time in Kyoto, and has advanced to an excellent state of development." He continues in the English preface to the second volume: ".a peculiar art of our country." . His meaning and preference was to use 'native Japanese color-woodblock printing, rather than using foreign [modern] colour machine lithography or the three-color machine printing process. . *** THE COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINT ILLUSTRATIONS: Each volume has 20 double-page color woodcut illustrations of shells. . *** ISSUED SERIALLY: The work was issued serially, originally planned to be a ten volume set, covering 1000 different kinds of shells, but that did not pan out due to Hirase's a lack of funds. . Hirase settled on 4 volumes, each with 20 color woodcut plates, illustrating 100 shells per volume. . First Issued: vol.1:1914 vol.2:1915 vol.3:1915 vol.4:1914, reprinted in 1922, the last in the complete seri s. See below for more details on dates and reprints. . *** CAUTION: The most desirable, best collectable sets are those which were kept as each volume was issued. They will be matching in all aspects: condition, color of cloth covers, high quality woodblock printing, wear patterns and consecutive or same date ranges. . . There are some sets which have been made up from various odd volumes, They are most always greatly mismatched, the color of the gold covers vary greatly, and the wear patterns will also be very different from other volumes in the set. They may also have widely different date, or mixed dates. They are always of a lesser value. . *** TOTAL NUMBER OF COPIES PRINTED: Woodblock-printed books had a limitation to the number of clean excellent copies that could be printed from the cherry-wood block. . The water-based pigments saturated the wood, and the drying process inevitably caused warping or caused 'checking,' thus reducing the ability to print solid complete images, with excellent registry. . Because of this limitation, prints were rushed off the woodblocks in groups of about 100-200 per printing run. As the blocks dried out overnight, they became less and less useful, producing poor quality images. Some woodblocks had to be re-carved to maintain high-quality print results. . It is unknown if or how many blocks of this book were re-carved, but per the below its obvious the blocks could not last 23 years without some reworking. . There is also the specter of the 1923 Kanto earthquake and the

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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon; Old Tales from the North.

      London; Hodder & Stoughton. [1914]. Tall 4to. Original dark blue cloth elaborately gilt to spine and upper cover, top edge plain, others uncut, decorated endpapers; pp. [viii], 9-206 + [i]; illustrated with 25 beautiful mounted coloured plates set within gilt and black borders and protected by captioned tissue-guards alongside other illustrations and decorations in black and white; an attractive copy of this classic title with bruising, a few abrasions, and very small wear to spine ends (amounting to a few millimetres of surface wear to corner tips), light rubbing to joints, board edges and corners, a small knock to top forecorner of upper cover and one small, and faint, patch of lightening to upper board, internally very fresh throughout with a long, but very weak, corner crease to one text page, a few tiny, and sporadic, speckles and all plates and guards in fine state. First edition of Nielsen's masterpiece with the stylish bookplate of the comedian Barry Humphries to front pastedown. This book is widely considered to be one of the finest illustrated fairy tales of the twentieth century if not a candidate for the most beautiful plate book published during the Golden Age of children's book illustration.

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        Ifiberi rya Urunyarwanda. I. Fibel der Ruandasprache. I. Teil.

      Bethel bei Bielefeld, Verlag der Evang. Missionsgesellschaft für Deutsch-Ostafrika. 1914 - 2. Auflage. Ca. 21 x 13,5 cm. 96 Seiten. Mit Illustrationen und einer Karte. Halbleinenband der Zeit. Die Fibel beginnt mit dem Buchstaben i. Das Bild dazui zeigt einen Einheimischen im Fransen/Bastrock der eine Tafel mit dem "i" hochhält, beim h zeigt das Bild ein Tierfell für uruhu. Am Schluss des Buches ein Foto von Kaiser Wilhelm II und seiner Frau sowie eine Landkarte von Urwanda na Burundi na Buha. Seltene afrikanische Fibel aus der deutschen Kolonialzeit.

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        A PICTORIAL REVIEW OF MY SERVICE ON THE ASIATIC STATION. [By Anonymous American

      - [Shanghai], 1914, Privately printed, Black cloth over green boards, oblong 29 x 22 cm., 406 b. w. photos, 3 maps, 14p. text, with "itinerary" of ports visited," very good copy, exceptionally obscure & RARE work. FIRST & ONLY EDITION *** *** *** . . . AN ORIGINAL U.S. SAILOR'S RECORD OF . . . PATROL IN THE CHINA SEAS, WITH PHOTOS OF . . . VISITS TO HONG KONG, SHANGHAI, NANKING, YANGTZE RIVER, . . . TSINGTAU, HANKOW, PEKING, PHILIPPINES, YOKOHAMA & JAPAN . * The album begins with superb photos of the U.S.S. Saratoga, its officers and crew. a typical U.S. sailor, U.S. marine and a "Blue Jacket." With "itinerary of ports visited." . * This very rare and obscure work shows the U.S.S. Saratoga and its crew in Olongapo, the Philippines as their ship is refitted in dry dock. Their liberty, and leisure time in and around in the Philippines, Subig [sic for Subic] Bay, Tagalong people, coaling the ship [black-faced sailors], several good early photos of Manila, Legaspi Landing, Moro Soldier, A Filipino beauty. . * Once the ship came of dry dock, it began its training with target practice with the big guns, then the crew went ashore and also did target practice. The out to sea, shark hooking, and heading out to the China seas duty. . * CHINA EAST COAST PATROL: The below section is taken from the captions found on the 400 photographs that fill the pages of this book. . The ship and its crew made their first stop at Kolongsu, China with good photos of the Japanese, American, British& German consulates in Amoy, Polam bridge, Chinese villages, temples, tombs, sedan chairs, rice fields, Sampan, memorial arch, and two sailors on shore leave in rickshaws. On to Shanghai, beggars, Nanking Road, Garden Bridge, boat dwellers around Woosung, the Bund, railway station, Loonghwa Pagoda, wheel barrow transportation, Hongkew market, the bund under snow, the Iltis Monument, good views of the Bund, scenes on the Whang-Poo River, public gardens and the snow; French settlement, Memorial day in Shanghai, baseball play on Decoration Day in Shanghai, at Henli Regatta, American sailors at the track meet, foot ball, superb photo of the Shanghai Navy Y.M.C.A. Seward & Minghong Road. Several photos of the Astor House Hotel. . * The Yangtze, Kiukiang, and the American college there, Pagoda at Nanking, Chinese canal, Chinese beauty, woman with bound feet, Blue jackets inside a Chinese temple. . * HONG KONG & SHANGHAI: Taking a ride up the tramway to the peak, beggars, off to the Ming tombs, birds eye view of Nanking from the drum tower, nice photos of President Yuan Shih Kai & Dr. Sun Yat Sen. Firing live shells on Lion Hill from the U.S.S. Saratoga, looters, ruins at Nanking. At this juncture the crew of the U.S.S. Saratoga got involved with the civil war and recorded the war zone and rebel gunners. Nice area map of Lion Hill and the Tartar city in Nanking. Rebel soldiers advance on the arsenal at Shanghai, foreign sailors landing, birds eye view of Shanghai and the fighting. Foreign warships in the Shanghai harbor. American sailors & marines landing in Shanghai in full military dress. Northern troops on Siccawei Rd, refugees in French town, French sailors guarding their concession. Red cross on duty, S.V.C. [Shanghai Volunteer Corps.] returning after the battle, photos of rebel soldiers killed, the wounded, attack on Woosung forts, Northern & Southern soldiers in Shanghai, and Kiukiang, . * TSINGTAU, PEKING: The crew went up to Tsingtau, and Chefoo, landed a large field gun on Kentucky Island and did gun practice, near Wai Hai wai [sic]. Then on to Chien wang Tao, and Port Arthur, Japanese soldiers shooting Chinese spies, severed heads of Japanese spies, hanging of Japanese & Chinese spies at Port Arthur, coal hill, bridge in the Imperial City of Peking. A trip to the Great Wall, Llama priests, the famous and great site in and around Peking, Chinese & Manchu ladies, On to Kai Feng Fu, the Ming Tombs. . * HONG KONG: Arrival back at Hong Kong, good views of the harb

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        Smuggling in the Highlands. An Account of Highland Whisky with Smuggling Stories and Detections.

      Stirling: Eneas Mackay, & Inverness: Wiliam Mackay & Son, 1914 - Duodecimo in half-sheets (181 x 111 mm). Original vertical-ribbed blue cloth, titles gilt to spine and in blind to front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine rolled, headcaps and corners lightly rubbed and bumped. A very good copy. Photographic portrait frontispiece, 6 plates including images of bothies and distilling equipment. First edition, first impression, later issue binding of this commercially very scarce work by a former employee of the Inland Revenue. Much of the account was originally read before the Gaelic Society of Inverness in 1887, in the wake of "a violent and sustained outburst of smuggling" which followed the abolition of the Malt Tax, the reduction of the Revenue Preventive Staff, and the introduction of the Crofters' Act (Preface). Chapters cover the origins of distillation, the history of Highland whisky, the causes of smuggling, anecdotes of various smugglers, "Highland sentiment regarding smuggling", and the "moral aspect of smuggling". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1903-1913. [Grif Alamanach].

      V. M. Sablin for Grif Moskva 1914 - Folio (28.8 x 20.8 cm.). 184, X, III, [2] pp. with plain photographic portrait illustrations; waterstain to first leaves. Original publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover, flat spine lettered in gilt. Limited edition of poetic and prose highlights from a journal whose contributors included some of the best Russian symbolist names, including the famous Russian lyrical poet-symbolist Blok (1880-1921). The present copy of this large format collection bears the number 25 out of only 570. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Indien, Ceylon, Vorderindien, Birma, Die Malayische Halbinsel Siam, Java.

      Leipzig Baedeker Erste und einzige Ausgabe (Baedekers Anzeigen bis 1920) 1914 - Roter O-Ganzleineneinband mit Titel in Golddruck auf Deckel und Rücken, Einband minimale Gebrauchsspuren, Klammerheftung angerostet, marmorierter Schnitt, Lesebändchen, Name auf Vorsatz, LXXIV, 358 Seiten mit 2 Karten, 33 Plänen und 8 Grundrissen, hintere Falttasche mit mehrfach gefalteter farbiger Karte von Indien, Burma, Siam und Teilen von China, Afghanistan und Belutschistan, 8°. - - - Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar!

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        [Photo Album]: "A Glimpse of Wianno and Green Lodge"

      Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 1914. Near Fine. Oblong small octavo. Measuring 5.5" x 7". Textured brown cloth over paper boards. Contains 47 sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 2.5" x 4" to 3" x 4.5", some with captions. Loose pages and edgewear thus a very good album with near fine photographs.A photo album compiled by Sara E. Wentworth and her sister Amy while vacationing on Cape Cod in 1914. The women stayed at the Wianno Club and Green Lodge during the summer and photographed the goings on with a partially captioned list in the back of the album detailing 24 of the photos. Many of the photos show the beaches, picnic areas, and natural beauty of the area. The women are seen posed outside with flowers, a dog, and a cat. There are also photos of boats docked and in the water and men working on the docks. They photographed "the bluff at Green Lodge," ponds, and the "Crosby boat houses." They also photographed old houses of the area and the historic parts of Cape Cod as well as the "Cape Cod Cedars" and local animal life. An interesting collection of well-composed photographs detailing two sisters vacationing on Cape Cod.

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        Pilot Knob: The Thermopylae of the West

      The Neale Publishing Company, New York 1914 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Russia With Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking; Handbook for Travellers

      Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1914. Issued on the eve of the First World War, this is the first and only edition published in English (we also have on offer the 1897 edition in German), with final up-to date-maps of Russia published for the general public until the fall of the Soviet Union, in 1919. Poland and Finland are included, as well as excursions to Tehran and Peking via the Trans-Siberian Railway. Small 8vo: xliv,590pp, with 40 maps and 78 plans (many folding and in color), export stamp on verso of title. Publisher's red flexible cloth stamped in blind and gilt, all edges marbled, red silk page-maker. A superb, virtually pristine example with bright gilt and richly marbled edges; binding bright, square, and tight; maps properly folded and free of tears. Hinrichsen E244. "In 1828, [Karl} Baedeker bought the rights to J. A. Klein's Rheinreise von Mainz bis Köln and, after the death of the author, Baedeker himself revised and updated the work, recreating it for a new market. Using his own travel experiences, he guided the tourist to the principal attractions in each place, saving travellers the expense of hiring their own guide. He thus created a new type of guidebook, which was widely copied throughout Europe and opened up tourism to a new class of visitor. The reliability of the information was ensured by annual journeys by Baedeker himself and by reference to respected published sources and expert scholars. . . . For the serious tourist a Baedeker was indispensable, its tone, especially with respect to southern Europeans, assuring northerners of their superiority, and suggesting ways of avoiding dangers. When Lucy Honeychurch finds herself 'In Santa Croce with no Baedeker' in E. M. Forster's A Room with a View, she is entirely lost." (ODNB) Note: With few exceptions (always noted), we only stock Baedekers in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene wrappers. Fine-.

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        Solneman der Unsichtbare. Roman. Mit 13 Holzschnitten von Otto Nückel.

      Delphin Verlag,München 1914 - Die hier vorliegende Halbleder-Ausgabe ist sehr selten.Delphin, München, 1914. Erste Ausgabe, WG II/2 ) 193 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 13 blattgroßen Original-Holzschnitten von Otto Nückel, blindgeprägter Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, 4° ( 25,5 x 19 cm ).Der Einband nach einem Entwurf von Otto Nückel. Einband etwas berieben, sehr gut Erhaltung.- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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