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        North of Boston

      Henry Holt and Company, 1915. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Henry Holt and Company, New York 1915. Second Edition / Fourth Printing. Blue cloth boards. In the rare first issue dust jacket. Comes with a newspaper clipping photo and article from 1916. Includes the poems "Mending Wall" and "After Apple Picking". Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light shelf wear, age toning, foxing at the half title page. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, shelf wear, age toning, stains. Chipping at the spine, tape at the reverse of the jacket folds. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Der Groyser Kundes The Big Stick [or The Big Prankster] Volume VII A Jornal far humor, witz un satire [ = A magazine for humor, wit and satire] Fifth year. 52 issues. January 1 to December 24, 1915.

      New York 1915 - Volume VII numbers. Der Groyser Kundes The Big Stick or The Big Prankster was a New York City, Yiddish language satirical weekly which ran from 1909 until 1927. It was entitled Der Kibitser for its first year of production. Loose in binding, 2 leaves detached, one has a clean tear. Founded by the humorist Yosef Tunkel (or Der tunkeler, his pen name, meaning 'The dark one'), the paper was taken on by Jacob Marinoff when Tunkel left to work for an established paper in Warsaw. It consciously set itself up in opposition to the serious Yiddish-language press of the time such as the socialist Forverts. Though, naturally, more traditional religious Judaism did not escape its satire: The 1915 "Christmas" edition included a parodic conversation between Jesus and the prophet Elijah. Despite its irreverent attitude to everything, it also published poetry by Di Yunge ("The Young Ones") poets such as Moyshe-Leyb Halpern and Zuni Maud. At its height it had a circulation of 35,000 but folded in 1927 due to flagging sales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        The Writings

      New York & London: Harper & Brothers,, 1915. 20 volumes, octavo. Bound in recent full mid tan oasis, one green and one burgundy label, gilt titles and decoration to spine, gilt decorative border to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt others untrimmed. Illustrated throughout on Japanese vellum with photogravure. Signed by the author in volume 1. A beautifully bound set in fine condition. The Autograph edition. This edition was issued as the authorised and definitive edition of his books. Limited to 153 sets only of which this is number 133. Overall a good large paper, large print edition. This is the scarcest of all the signed limited editions done by major authors of the early 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, An Account of the Potter's Art in China from Primitive Times to the Present Day, Vol I

      London, England: Cassell and Company, 1915. Please note that this is Volume I only of a two-volume set. Presumed first printing of the first edition, 1915. Printed by Cassell and Company, London, and presumed bound in England. This is no. 787 of 1,500 copies, so stated on the limitation page. NOT ex-library. In the original medium-duty binding. Heather tan buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and design to the front board and to the spine. Also with an attractive blind-stamped border to the front board. Exceptionally clean and well-preserved binding with just a trace of fingering marks. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and a moderate bump to the bottom front corner. Text block firmly bound in but book is moderately cocked. 9.5 x 7 inches. T.E.G. With xxx and 227 numbered pages of text, plus unnumbered pages of plates. With 58 plates, 24 of which are in color. [In the two-volume set there are 136 plates, 40 of which are in color.] Heavy coated stock for the plates. The frontispiece plate with tissue guard, the guard with lettering describing the plate. No writing, staining, or internal foxing observed, save for a few pages with faint age-spotting, trivial. Neatly pasted on to the front pastedown is a a very small and crisp emblem in the style of a rooster head, as if part of an escutcheon. On the rear pastedown in the top corner appears a very small and discreet paste-on stamp from a San Francisco bookseller. Else a very clean copy, and rather tight. Gently read. A Very Good Minus copy. Somewhat scarce. A heavy book. Chapter XVII is a valuable resource on marks and includes B&W illustrations of various marks, including reign names, Ming emperors, hall-marks, potters' names, and marks of commendation.. First British Edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.

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        The Voyage Out

      London: Duckworth & Co.,, 1915. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in black. Bookplate. Lightly rubbed at extremities, spine a little rolled, contents toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of the author's first book.

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        Sample book of textiles titled Tozakire Honcho [album of textiles we have handled - more or less] and dated March Taisho 4 [1915].

      - n.p. 1915 360x225mm card cover titled in ink; some 311 samples on 116 leaves followed by a large number of blanks. A working Kyoto draper or textile merchant's sample album of large swatches of luxurious fabrics which I'm told include Kinran (gold brocade), Kando (woven stripes or checks) and Donsu (damask silk). These are presumably Nishijin textiles. There isn't an owner's name though there is a small red stamp inside the covers which looks like an 'm' inside an oval and part of some inscription. It's possible this came from the venerable Kyoto textile house of Daimaru - forerunner of the current department store empire - a number of sample and pattern albums from Daimaru emerged in Kyoto in recent years, but I don't know and I'm not sure it matters. This is serious fabric. I find it interesting that while there is no shortage of tasteful bling - silver and gold - the bright, lurid, colours that came into fashion at the end of Meiji and rampaged through Taisho are significantly absent. These are for the most part pre-aniline colours. The designs, to me, range from insipid to spectacular but even my dull and ignorant eyes can see that no workman's wife wore this stuff round the house.

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        Edmund Dulac's Picture Book

      London, Hodder and Stoughton, c.1915, 1915. First Edition thus. A selection of pictures with accompanying stories collected from Dulac's popular illustrated books including Andersen's Fairy Tales, Sinbad The Sailor, Sleeping Beauty and The Arabian Nights. Quarto, pp135. With 18 mounted colour plates. Bound in publisher's light blue cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt. Trivial wear; a fine copy Published for the Daily telegraph, with proceeds going to the French Red Cross. he French artist Dulac, along with contemporaries Arthur Rackham, Kay Nielsen, Harry Clarke and Warwick Goble was a highly regarded book illustrator, noted for his fantasy drawing, prominent during the so called "Golden Age of Illustration" (the first quarter or so of the twentieth century). His other works include The Arabian Nights, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Treasure Island, Andersen's Fairy Tales, and works by Shakespeare, Bronte, Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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        Ansicht von Caub mit der Pfalz im Vordergrund, im Hintergrund die Burg Gutenfels.

      - Aquarell über Feder in Schwarz und Grau mit einzelnen Deckweißhöhungen auf Zeichenkarton, rechts unten signiert und datiert „E. Harrison Compton. 1915." 30,4 x 28,5 cm. Verso: Küstenlandschaft mit Felse am rechten Rand. Aquarell. Der Künstler, Sohn des Malers Edward Theodor Compton (1849-1921), erhielt bei seinem Vater eine Ausbildung als Maler und besuchte auch die Kunstgewerbeschule in London. 1907 hatte er im Münchner Kunstverein eine Ausstellung, bei der deutlich wurde, daß der Sohn wie auch der Vater vor allem ein Gebirgsmaler war. 1911 heiratete er in München. Er starb als Witwer und war kinderlos. Edward Harrison liebte einen hellen durchsonnten Kolorismus und einen leicht pastosen, fleckigen Farbauftrag, wie er von den Impressionisten bevorzugt eingesetzt wurde. Es gibt auch zahlreiche Aquarelle von seiner Hand, die einen bildmäßigen Anspruch haben.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Memoirs of the Lowell Observatory: Memoir on a trans-Neptunian Planet and Memoir on Saturn's Rings [Two Volumes]

      Lynn, MA. 1915: Thos. P. Nichols & Son Co. In two Volumes. Lowell was an American astronomer who predicted the existence of a planet beyond the orbit of Neptune. He published a series of "Memoirs of the Lowell Observatory" containing theoretical researches of his personal studies of a "Trans-Neptuneian Planet" and of the structure of "Saturn?'s Rings". In volume one he attributed certain irregularities to the action of an unseen planet beyond Neptune and calculated its probable position. In 1905 he organized a systematic search for the planet by the staff of his observatory, and in 1915 he published his Memoir on a Trans-Neptunian Planet. Fourteen years after his death the search culminated in the discovery of Pluto. Volume two contains his observations and calculations of Saturn's rotation and the density of its rings. Volume 1, No. 1: 105pp. with nine plates (two double-page) situated at the rear, bound in original printed wraps with stripes (off-setting from cardboard box but not present) . Volume 1, No. 2: 22pp. 2 plates. Bound in original printed wraps. Both volumes are in absolute fine condition save for the stripes. No names, tears or loss of any kind. Laid into volume one is a card "compliments of the writer". Quite rare to have both copies.. First Edition. Quarto.

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        Ex Libris Herwarth Walden.

      Ein Exemplar der wenigen Handabzüge. 1915 - Ein Exemplar der wenigen Handabzüge. [circa 1915/16], 11,8 x 8,9 cm (ungleichmässig beschnitten), eigenhändig mit Tinte eingetragener Namenszug von Herwarth Walden. Einziges für mich nachweisbares und vergleichbares Exemplar im Gästebuch der Waldens auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels montiert [heute im Sturm-Archiv in der Handschriftenabteilung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin; (Walden Hdschr. 11); gefunden in der Sekundärliteratur, nicht eingesehen]. Sehr gutes, links knapp beschnittenes Exemplar auf hauchdünnem Papier. Söhn 5 a [datiert 1915; einzelne Handdrucke ohne Eindruck des Namens; Abbildung]. - Engels 5 [dort nur der Auflagendruck im Sturm-Heft 6. Jahrgang 1915/16, Heft 21/22 mit Abbildung; typographischer Text auf der Rückseite]. - Söhn HDO 54211-4 [mit dem Rückentext]. - Rifkind Collection vol I., p. 98 [Nummer 370; dort auch nur ein Exemplar aus dem Sturm-Heft]. - Hüneke, Andreas: der Blaue Reiter, reclam, 1989: Seite 466 (mit Abbildung Seite 84, dort 1913 datiert). - Katalog Expressionismus Berlin 1986, Seite 31ff (mit Abbildung des Exlibris mit dem typographischen Namenseindruck Seite 32). - Katalog Düsseldorf Städtische Kunsthalle 1972/73, Seite 27 (mit Abbildung). - LACMA 83.1.1392.35. - Walden/Schreyer, Baden-Baden 1954, Seite 113 (mit Abbildung). Sprache: Deutsch Sehr gutes, links knapp beschnittenes Exemplar auf hauchdünnem Papier. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Thirty-Nine [39] Steps

      London, William Blackwood and Sons. 1915, 1915. FIRST EDITION: 8vo. pp. 253 + pp. 2 ads. Publisher's light blue cloth lettered in dark blue. Cheap paper stock means some toning and browning, cloth is a touch sunned to spine, endpapers pulled at joints. Very good indeed. The famous novel which introduced spy-catcher Richard Hannay. Basis for several movie adaptations; the most notable being the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock, which is considered one of the legendary director's greatest pictures. The secret agent Hannay has also been acknowledged by author Ian Fleming as an inspiration for his own spy Commander James Bond [Gilbert, page 616]. Blanchard. See also Haining; Crime Fiction p193-4. Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Danmarks Riges Grundlov 5 te juni 1915.

      1915. 16 unummererede sider pp. Kopi med otiginale underskrifter af Christian X, med yderligere signaturer af , Zahle, Erik Scavenius, Edvard brandes, P. Munch, S.Keiser-Nielsen, Kristjan Pedersen, Ove Rode og Hassing Jørgensen. Bogen har tilhørt hendes majestæt Dronning Alexandrine. Indbundet i et meget smukt dybtrød helmarrokin med ind og udvendige guldbordurer på permer og meget stort dansk våben på forperm. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster, i fin shirtingkasette, Med Dronning Alexandrine af Danmark i store guldbogstaver på inderside. Første udgave.. 15041325

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        [IMPORTANT EARLY 20th-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM TITLED "ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK / COLORADO"]

      [Colorado, circa 1915].. Twenty-four sepia-toned silver gelatin photographs. Each photograph hand- bound into the album on a cloth stub, measuring approximately 9.75 x 14 inches, each hand- titled in ink near bottom edge. Inscribed by the photographer opposite the first photograph, "Photographs by Henry Stark, Saint Louis." Folio. Contemporary full leather, front cover gilt, silk endpapers. Some edge wear and scuffing to the covers, spine ends and front joint chipped. Last four photographs loose from mounts. The photographs are mostly in excellent condition, with only slight dust-soiling to the versos of some and minor foxing to two of the loose plates. A unique copy of an amazing assortment of Rocky Mountain photographs. This album features exceptional, and, at times, breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountain National Park landscape, most with people, dwellings, and different modes of transportation (automobiles and horses) incorporated into the compositions. Titles, each handwritten in ink near the bottom edge, include: Twin Sisters Mountain On the High Drive Lunch at Loch Vale Timberline Cabin The Heart of the Rockies - Long's Peak "Going Fishing," Lawn Lake Lawn Lake and Cabin Fall River Road and Lodge Mts. Chapin and Chiquita Balanced Rock on Fern Lake Trail Gem Lake Long's Peak from Gem Lake Trail At Fern Lodge Big Thompson Canyon A Trail Thru the Spruces Bear Lake and Camp On Trail to Long's Peak Outlet of Odessa Lake On Trail to Long's Peak (second plate so titled) Fern Falls On Gem Lake Trail Odessa Lake Colorado Mountain Club Register at Gem Lake The Continental Divide In the winter of 1895, Stark ventured to Texas, traveling throughout and producing what is believed to be the first extensive photographic record of the Lone Star State. The following year, many of Stark's photographs documenting Texas appeared in the TEXARKANA GATEWAY TO TEXAS AND THE SOUTHWEST, which was printed by the Woodward and Tiernan Printing Co., St. Louis, and issued by the Iron Mountain Route, the Texas Pacific Railway, the Cotton Belt Route, and the International-Great Northern Railroad. An album titled VIEWS IN TEXAS was later assembled by Stark, and contained over 250 of his Texas photographs. The Dallas Historical Society houses the only known copy of this album. A publication printed in 1896 by Woodward and Tiernan, which features views on the Mississippi River, between St. Louis and New Orleans was credited to a photographer named Stark, and is likely referencing Henry Stark. He also produced photographs for Woodward and Tiernan's 1898 publication entitled THE HEART OF THE SOUTH: ALONG THE LINE OF THE ATLANTA AND WEST POINT RAILROAD AND WESTERN RAILWAY OF ALABAMA. It is unclear why Stark produced this particular album, or why he was photographing Colorado at this particular time. Perhaps he produced the present work as a personal copy or on behalf of the Federal Government to promote Rocky Mountain National Park, which was officially established on January 26, 1915. Considering the artistic and highly professional quality of the photographs, the album was clearly created to showcase the majestic beauty of the Rockies as well as Stark's remarkable photographic vision.

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        Four original drawings of children

      1915. Pencil or pencil and pen and ink on paper. 3-1/2 x 4-3/4 in. to 6 x 9 in. Some slight soiling to a few margins, else fine.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Photograph of Secretary of State Robert Lansing and His Colleagues: Wilbur J. Carr, Breckinridge Long, Alvey A. Ader, and one other, signed in ink on the mount

      Washington, D.C.: Harris & Ewing, 1915. 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches. On the photographer's printed mount. Fine. Tan morocco backed folding case. Robert Lansing (1864-1928) was confirmed as Woodrow Wilson's Secretary of State in June 1915 and served until 1920. This is an informal group portrait at the State Department, depicting Lansing before a cabinet of maps and surrounded by junior associates Wilbur J. Carr, Breckinridge Long, and Alvey A. Ader, one of the old guard of the Department of State.

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        The Thirty-Nine Steps

      London/Edinburgh, Blackwood and Sons, 1915., 1915. Espionage classic. FIRST EDITION: 8vo. pp. 253 + pp. 2 ads. Publisher's light blue cloth, titled in dark blue. Light and marginal browning to page edges, first gathering a little pulled, faint erasure to flyleaf, spine slightly cocked. The cloth is exceptionally clean and bright. An attractive copy of a cheaply-produced book (originally sold at a shilling a copy). Provenance: author and historian Charles Henry Waterland Mander's copy (armorial bookplate to pastedown). Buchan's famous adventurer was one of the fore-runners to James Bond; [author Ian Fleming] "was certainly influenced by no-nonsense British fictional characters such as Richard Hannay" [Gilbert, p.616]. Blanchard A32, Howard Haycraft/Ellery Queen.

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        Christmas Carol, A

      1915. first edition. The First Trade EditionBound Contemporaneously by Sangorski & Sutcliffe[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. DICKENS, Charles. SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, binders. A Christmas Carol. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann, 1915. First trade edition. Verso of title-page dated 1915. Small quarto (7 7/8 x 5 13/16 in; 200 x 147 mm). x, [4], 147, [1, blank] pp. Twelve color plates and twenty drawings in black and white. Bound ca. 1915 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (for E.P. Dutton & Company) in full red crushed levant morocco, both covers with triple gilt rules surrounding a gilt stamped facsimile of Charles Dickens' signature and family crest, spine with five raised bands, paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers. Original pictorial end-papers bound in at end. A fine copy."He [Rackham] is not usually remembered as an illustrator of Dickens, but A Christmas Carol (1915) was decidedly successful, for he contrived to adapt the tradition of 'Phiz' and Cruikshank to his own characteristic style in the pictures of Victorian London and at the same time found scope for his fantasy in the ghost scenes. We also find him here developing his special talent for silhouette, rare among illustrators…" (Derek Hudson. Arthur Rackham, p. 106).Latimore and Haskell pp. 44-45. Riall pp. 124-125.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Rendered into English Verse by E Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d.(1915)., 1915. First Dulac Illustrated Edition. Beautiful in recent dark green full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spine, decorative gilt rule to boards, marbled end papers, top edge tinted. Text and plates with decorative frames. With 20 tipped-in illustrations in colour. Slight age toning to edges. A handsome presentation of this classic love poem with superb illustrations by Dulac.

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        The Thirty-Nine [39] Steps

      London, William Blackwood and Sons. 1915, 1915. FIRST EDITION: 8vo. pp. 253 + pp. 2 ads. Publisher's light blue cloth lettered in dark blue. Cheap paper stock means some toning and browning, cloth is rather sunned to spine and extremities, owner name in ink to flyleaf. A used copy with no major defects; an inexpensive example of the first impression. The famous novel which introduced spy-catcher Richard Hannay. Basis for several movie adaptations; the most notable being the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock, which is considered one of the legendary director's greatest pictures. The secret agent Hannay has also been acknowledged by author Ian Fleming as an inspiration for his own spy Commander James Bond. Blanchard. See also Haining; Crime Fiction p193-4. Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003].

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        A Nosegay of Verses

      Flansham, Bognor: The Green Leaf Press, (1915). 16mo. (16)pp. This copy inscribed, "With best wishes from the folk at Flansham. Xmas 1915." Consists of nine tipped-in engravings, including title page, three poems, four illustrations with the artists' initials worked into the design, and the publisher's device. The publication and illustrations were done by Stuart, Robin, and John Guthrie, the sons of James Guthrie of the Pear Tree Press. This is the first book from The Green Leaf Press, which was established in 1915 by Guthrie for his sons while they were still children. About fine in original blue wrappers, with paper label printed in green on upper cover. Soiling, wear, and chipping to wrappers, and glue remnants on title page, probably from a misplaced tip-in during printing.

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        Hedda Behrens mit chinesischem Hut, Büste im Profil nach links.

      - Lithographie, 1915, auf cremefarbenem Japan, signiert und mit Atelierstempel. 44:31,7 cm. An der Münchner Kunstakademie ausgebildet, experimentierte Orlik mit graphischen Techniken, insbesondere mit dem Holzschnitt. 1904 ging er nach Wien und wurde Professor und Leiter der Graphikklasse an der Kunstgewerbeschule, später lehrte er in Berlin.

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        Atlas of the Historical Geography of the Holy Land

      Hodder & Stoughton,London, 1915-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Ex-public library rebound in brown buckram, 14.75" x 9.75". Prepared under the direction of J.G. Bartholomew. Preface, Notes to Maps, Chronological Tables, 60 Color Plates, General Index. Clean, well cared for copy with flaws. Spine lettering faded. Crease to bottom fore-corner of first five preliminary leaves: half-title to List of Plates, half-title page also with 1.5" closed tear near spine. Light finger smudging, mostly in margins. .Numerous discrete small archival tape repairs on margins; Map 18 and following page with small tear on top margin; several pages with small corner creases. Shipped in box with tracking number.

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        Ampio ed interessante carteggio costituito da diciassette lettere della primogenita di Giuseppe Garibaldi e Francesca Armosino di cui otto autografe firmate, le altre dattiloscritte con firma autografa, di cui una diretta all'Avvocato Giuseppe Leti, le rimanenti ai figli dello stesso. Datate tra il 1915 e il 1955 sono scritte da Ardenza e Caprera. Di particolare interesse la nota scritta al verso di una cart. postale fotografica, che recita: "Sono nata a Caprera il 16 febbraio 1867. Questa istantanea mi è stata fatta qui, nel mio giardino il 22 settembre 1946. Mi dispiace che non si possano vedere i pochissimi fili bianchi che ho fra i capelli che - dato la mia età - avrei voluto tutti candidi". Di seguito alcuni tra i passi più significativi dell'intero insieme, nel quale si tratta prevalentemente della collaborazione di Clelia ad alcuni scritti in onore dell'Avvocato Leti. "Ho ricevuto tempo fa il bellissimo volume di Suo Padre per il quale tanto, tanto la ringrazio. Era un'opera che ancora non conoscevo...Oggi ho ricevuto le bozze della sua monografia e mi impegno a mandarle quanto prima le bozze a cui Leti tanto tiene. E' una gioia per me poter parlare di Suo padre al quale ero legata da sentimenti di sincera e profonda amicizia. Alla nota biografica che mi riguarda leverei la parte politica, ma sarò più precisa in una prossima mia..." (Caprera 10 / 6 / 1951). Accluse quattro buste affr. con ind. autografi. Unite due lettere datt. con firma autografa su biglietti da visita completi di buste affr. clelia Garibaldi fu scrittrice italiana che dedicò tutta la vita alla memoria del padre, curando la casa museo di Caprera, accogliendo ospiti e visitatori e scrivendo le sue memoriE

      

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        Travels in Alaska

      Boston:: Houghton Mifflin Company, , 1915. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition. [after limited edition]. 8vo; xii, 326, [4] pages. One of 2,640 copies of this Printing [BAL 14771]. Colored half - tone illustration on front cover clean and bright, Minor bumping to tips, Original tissue guard present with frontispiece. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with photographs. Dust jacket very aged. Wear on edges. breaks along edges. Some tape reinforcement on inside.___Travels in Alaska is John Muir's journal of his 1879, 1880, and 1890 trips to southeast Alaska's glaciers, rivers, and temperate rain forests. For Muir, the wilderness was a medicine or spiritual tonic. Much of "Travels in Alaska" is given to glaciers, including their descriptions, their influence on the landscape, their geological record, the discovery of new glaciers, and other characteristics of these moving rivers of ice. When describing glaciers, John Muir offers descriptive powers unequaled among authors on nature. John Muir's tales of adventure and exploration in Alaska elevate this travelogue to the rank of literature This was John Muir's last book; he died while preparing it for publication. .

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        Tänzerin 1915

      1915 1915 - Scherenschnitt auf Japan montiert, ca. 12,6 x 9,1 cm. R. u. sign., dat. u. nummeriert: „Engert 1915 N-21". Identische Darstellung in (Auswahl): Ausst. Kat. Zinglers Kabinett 1919, S. 25 und in: Heusinger 1977, S. 84, Abb. 154, Kat. Nr. 121, dort die Schleife am Kostüm abgerissen.

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        Voralpenlandschaft mit einem Gewässer.

      . Kohle und weiße Kreide, auf graugrünem Bütten, unten bezeichnet, datiert und signiert "Oberstdorf 1915. C Th Meyer-Basel. 27,1:37,7 cm.. "Um Peter Halm scharte sich auf der Reichenau eine größere Zahl von Künstlern, teils aus der Schülerschaft in München, teils aus der Gegend des Oberrheins [...] Zu ihnen gehörte der thematisch und technisch vielseitige Carl Theodo Meyer-Basel, dessen Aufenthalten auf der Reichenau eine große Zahl stimmungsvoller Zeichnungen und Radierungen von der Bodenseelandschaft zu verdanken sind und die im Gesamtwerk des Künstlers seine größte Leistung verkörpern." (zitiert aus: Ausstellungskatalog Peter Halm: Carl Theodor Meyer-Basel. Ansichten vom Bodensee. Konstanz, Städtische Wessenberg-Gemäldegalerie, 1979, S. 4).

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        GEOGRAFIA GENERAL DE CATALUNYA, FRANCESC CARRERAS I CANDI 1915

      Alberto Martín. 1915 - Barcelona. 1915. Tela, relleu i daurats. 6vol. 1123p+504p+1072p+986p+951p+1140p. Profusament ilustrada. Catalunya. Geografia. Magnifica Obra. Ref Geo 55. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        3 pen and ink drawings of Interiors for House & Garden, 1915

      1915. Initailled at bottom center. 1 vols. Fine. "Alfred M. Githens was born in Philadelphia and attended the Episcopal Academy before receiving his B.S. in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1896. He then attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts while working as a draftsman for Cope & Stewardson during the years 1896-1901. In 1900 he received the John Stewardson Scholarship for his design for "The Improvement of the Entrance to Fairmount Park," and in 1901 he journeyed to Europe to attend the American Academy at Rome and stayed on to attend the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. By 1903 he had returned to the United States and begun his non-Philadelphia career. He first worked for Lord & Hewlett, but in 1904 moved to Cass Gilbert, both in New York. In 1904 he and Charles C. Haight launched their own firm in that city and continued working together through 1916. From 1917 to 1932 Githens was a partner in the firm of Tilton & Githens (Edward L. Tilton), again in New York City; and from 1937 through 1942 he and Francis Keally maintained a partnership. Githens became as wellknown for his writings as for his architectural designs, and his success with library buildings was reinforced by his publication in 1941 of The American Public Library, co-authored with J. L. Wheeler. While Githens joined the T-Square Club in 1895, his other professional affiliations were not located in Philadelphia. He was a member of the New York Chapter of the AIA and registered as an architect in that state as well. He joined the national AIA in 1933, became a fellow in 1944, and subsequently achieved emeritus status. He taught architectural courses at Columbia University's University Extension from 1918 to 1921 and again at Princeton University from 1927 to 1928. At the time of his death Githens was residing in Laguna Beach, CA."

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        Vainglory

      London: Grant Richards Ltd,, 1915. With a frontispiece by Felicien Rops. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, top edge black. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece. Bookplate to front pastedown. Small mark and slight dent to front board, extremities lightly rubbed; an excellent copy in the jacket with some loss to spine ends and head of rear panel and flap fold, shallow chips to head and foot of front flap fold, and chip to head of rear panel. First edition, first impression of Firbank's first novel. Uncommon.

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        Ansicht von Caub mit der Pfalz im Vordergrund, im Hintergrund die Burg Gutenfels.

      . Aquarell über Feder in Schwarz und Grau mit einzelnen Deckweißhöhungen auf Zeichenkarton, rechts unten signiert und datiert "E. Harrison Compton. 1915." 30,4 x 28,5 cm. Verso: Küstenlandschaft mit Felse am rechten Rand. Aquarell.. Der Künstler, Sohn des Malers Edward Theodor Compton (1849-1921), erhielt bei seinem Vater eine Ausbildung als Maler und besuchte auch die Kunstgewerbeschule in London. 1907 hatte er im Münchner Kunstverein eine Ausstellung, bei der deutlich wurde, daß der Sohn wie auch der Vater vor allem ein Gebirgsmaler war. 1911 heiratete er in München. Er starb als Witwer und war kinderlos. Edward Harrison liebte einen hellen durchsonnten Kolorismus und einen leicht pastosen, fleckigen Farbauftrag, wie er von den Impressionisten bevorzugt eingesetzt wurde. Es gibt auch zahlreiche Aquarelle von seiner Hand, die einen bildmäßigen Anspruch haben.

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        The Criminal Law of South Africa 2 Volumes

      Hortor, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket1915 and 1917. Both books are very marked and worn. The ffeps and half-titles are missing. Foxing. Very poor. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: pq99.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Bielitz, 9. IV. 1915. - 1½ SS. Kl.-4to. An die Familie des Malers Hans Stalzer über den Tod ihres Sohnes Wilhelm von Hammerstein-Equord (1868-1915), der am 11. März d. J. gefallen war: "[.] Noch kann ich meinen ganzen Jammer nicht ganz erfassen. Ich hoffe hier in strenger Pflicht und Arbeit am besten am besten über die schwere Zeit hinauszukommen [.]". - Am linken wie am rechten Rand mehrfach gelocht; in Bleistift.

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        PUPPY TALES

      ALDIN CECILILLUS PUPPY TAILS BY RICHARD WAYLETT NY EP DUTTON. ALDIN, CECIL. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. PUPPY TAILS by Richard Waylett. NY: E.P. Dutton, no date, owner inscription dated 1915. 4to (8 3/4 x 10 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest bit of rubbing on tips and edges, near Fine condition. The text in verse relates the trials and tribulations that face a puppy as he meets other dogs. Each page of text faces a great full page color illustration by Aldin including a Bloodhound, a Scottie and more. Featuring 16 full page color illustrations and 16 large pen and inks on text pages. This is a great copy of a very scarce Aldin picture book.

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        Black Beauty

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1915. With twenty-four coloured pictures and many line illustrations. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, pictorial title block of black beauty to front board, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. Some mild occasional foxing, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First Kemp-Welch edition, first impression. A handsomely bound copy of this beloved equine novel.

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        Andersen?s Fairy Tales done in Poster Stamps

      12mo (4 x 4. New York: United Art Publishing Co., 1915. 12mo (4 x 4.75 inches), unpaginated, 28 pp., accompanied by an intact perforated sheet of 12 full-colour stamps, each corresponding to a fairy tale in the book. Pale green boards pictorially stamped in yellow and blue, with a stamp showing ?The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf? affixed to the upper cover. Front endpaper spotted else remarkably fine. Twelve fairy tales, each faced by a decorative border and space for the corresponding poster stamp. A fragile and delightful little book, wonderful to find unused and with the stamp sheet intact. The twelve tales are: The Ugly Duckling, The Eagle?s Nest, The Wild Swans, The Hardy Tin Soldier, The Fir Tree, Thumbelina, The Red Shoes, The Little Sea Maid, The Little Match Girl, The Snow Queen, The Metal Pig, and The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf.

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        A BOY’S WILL

      New York: Henry Holt & Company. [1915]. Later printing of the 1915 first edition (with the corrected text to page 14). INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Original cloth boards, gilt titles to the upper board and spine. An excellent fine copy in what appears to be a contemporary rubbed, nicked and torn glassine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper in blue ink underneath which he has inscribed in black, ?" Pierson College / Yale University / to / Stow Lovejoy?". Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        One Hundred Poems of Kabir

      Macmillan and Co., Limited, London, 1915, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition105 pages (complete). Writing at the same time as the great Sufi mystical poets, Rumi and Hafiz, Kabir's poems of Indian spiritual mysticism have become to be among the most influential to have come from the sub-continent. Here, the poems have been translated by two of the greatest writers on spiritual mysticism, Tagore and Underhill (at a time when spiritualism and alternative philosophies were much in vogue in Britain). This is a neat, tidy book. The book is healthy and fit. Taking its age into account there is very mild wear to the edges and the cover has some mild surface marking. As was usual at the time the papertrims are rough-cut. There is a small previous owner signature (in pencil) on the frontispage. The handmade paper has aged extremely well. The contents are firm, very clear, clean, sure, companionable and utterly intent. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Eastern Philosophy; Poetry; Inventory No: amun.

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        An Appeal to You

      London: Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, printed by Roberts & Leete,, 1915. Chromolithographic poster (982 × 603 mm) Creased from old folds with some minor splitting at the interstices, but overall in excellent condition. Striking recruiting poster, perhaps by Alfred Leete. The image occupies the whole sheet within a black border. "The title is integrated and positioned across the bottom, in white; above is a full-length depiction of British soldier holding his rifle with fixed bayonet, and beckoning to the viewer. Behind him the silhouettes of marching infantrymen and officers on horseback move from right to left" (Imperial War Museum, Art.IWM PST 5166). The image was also used in Australia, with slight alterations to the uniform, issued under the title "Come" (AWM ARTV01122)

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        Liebende. Wohl ein Abzug zur Probe für Klingers letzten Grafik-Zyklus 'Zelt' u. offensichtlich in dieser Folge nicht realisiert.

      1915.. Radierung und Schabkunst. Auf Japan. 22,6x18 (Pl.-Rd.). Signiert u. datiert.. Inet / Wikipedia // TB // Leipzig 1857-1920 Großjena. -Blatt leicht angestaubt, im oberen Rand Montagespuren. -Ohne PP! Anm. zur Rechnungstellung: Die Buchpreise beinhalten die reduzierte MwSt von 7 %, diese wird gesondert ausgewiesen // Rechnungen für Kunstgegenstände wie Grafiken, Gemälde weisen gem. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 1 UStG (Differenzbesteuerung) bzw. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 2 UStG (Margenbesteuerung) keine MwSt aus (brutto = netto).

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        A Monograph Of The Work Of McKim Mead & White 1879-1915

      N.Y: The Architectural Book Publishing Co.,, 1915 . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good condition. 4 volumes. 400 photographic plates, elevations, and plans of the firm's most important works (including 2 double-page and 1 folding). Folio [20.5" x 14.5"] contents loose as issued in half blue cloth & board portfolios; spine stamped in gilt. VOLUME I, with damping to title, and contents sheet with some bleeding from green ribbon ties; only one plate shows any affect, with no stain but slight wrinkle. VOLUME II, damping inside front board at top, with offset to top of title; plates unaffected by this, but a few show some light tanning at edges. VOLUME IV, bleeding from green ribbon ties to very edges of 6 plates and edge of portfolio. Overall minor external wear to portfolios and all of the plates, apart from defects noted are very clean and well preserved.

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        Slovo. Literaturno-Khudozhestvennyi Sbornik. Issue 5th [The Word. Belleslettres collection]

      First edition. It contains the first publication of "Gospodin iz San Francisco" [The Gentleman from San Francisco] by Ivan Bunin, first Russian Nobel prize laureate in literature. The Nobel Prize was awarded to him mainly for the collected stories included the namestory "Gospodin iz San-Francisco". Bunin wrote this novel after he accidentally noticed the cover of the novel "Death in Venice" by Thomas Mann in the window of the Moscow bookshop in the summer of 1915. The almanac was published in 8 issues. The fifth issue went through three editions.

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        The Prelude.

      The Doves Press, London 1915 - Edition limited to 155 copies. 301pp. Original full vellum, text printed in black and red. Housed in a custom made cloth slipcase. With the bookplate of Theodore M. Lilienthal on the front pastedown endpaper. Covers splayed else a fine copy. ; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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