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        The Forged Note

      Western Book Supply Company, Lincoln, NE 1915 - Red cloth withgilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. Twelve B&W plates depicting scenes from the novel are in the front. Overall there is only some very light surface wear on the covers. The front hinge has a small tear starting but this has not affected the binding. The book is square. A very attractive copy of a book that is relatively difficult to find in such nice condition. ; 12 B&W Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 521 pages; Oscar Micheaux was an African-American writer and film maker. This novel, about African-Americans settling in Nebraska was his second. He was a pioneering director of films depicting African-Americans during the early years of silent movies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Ridge Books]
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        Rarefazioni e Parole in Liberta

      1915. GOVONI, Corrado. Rarefazioni e Parole in Libertà. 50, [4] pp. Illustrated throughout with various typographical elements and drawing reproductions. Folio, 320 x 245 mm, bound in publisher's printed wrappers. Preserved in a new orange cloth folding box. Milano: [Edizione Futuriste di "Poesia"], 1915. |~||~||~||~| First Edition. One of the rarer and more unusual works of Futurist poetry and typography by poet Carrado Govoni (1884-1965), who only briefly experimented with the movement. Rarefazioni e Parole in Libertà emphasizes Futurism's interest in the freedom of childhood with its mixture of the usual typographical elements in concert with naive illustrations throughout. The result is both charming and arresting. An exceptionally fine copy. The Avant-Garde Applied 1890-1950, L50.

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        IRVIN COBB: HIS BOOK

      1915 - [COBB, Irvin]. IRVIN COBB: HIS BOOK. Friendly Tributes Upon The Occasion Of A Dinner Tendered To Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb At The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, April Twenty-fifth, MCMXV. [Privately Printed, 1915]. Small 4to, paper vellum & boards. First Edition. Signed presentation from Cobb on front endpaper: "Jan. 30, 1922. To my friend, J.W. [Conigan?] from his friend Irvin S. Cobb." A tribute with a tremendous array of essays and illustrations by the leading artists and writers of the day. Artists include Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg, Harrison Fisher, Frederick Dorr Steele, Cesare, John T. McCutcheon and Howard Chandler Christy. Writers include Sinclair Lewis and Robert W. Chambers. Scarce! Very Good (some offsetting from ink inscription to front pastedown; some wear spine ends). $750.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

      Portland: Thomas Bird Mosher. Very Good. 1915. Limited Edition. Original vellum-colored paper-covered boards with gilt-arabic lettering on . front. Four 1/4" stains to back board; Number 4 of only 20 copies of this Japanese vellum limited edition signed by Mosher.; 4to .

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        ESCOLA DE DECORACIO - Recull de Treballs. Ecole fondé par Joaquin TORRES GARCIA

      1915 - Barcelona, 1915. Mulleras & C.a. Un volume au format 117X197mm, 29 pages. Couverture illustrée de Manolita Pina (qui deviendra sa femme). 21 illustrations, 7 textes. Très rare recueil de travaux de l'Escola de Decoracio, première école fondée par J. Torres Garcia. Voir les 5 photos. (Noucentisme, avantguardisme, vanguardia). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A History of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers from 1880-1915

      New York: Society of Mechanical Engineers,, 1915. Octavo (239 × 158 mm). Original green morocco, spine and front cover lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles gilt, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. With the slipcase. 57 plates. Spine faded to brown, a little minor foxing to edges, short closed tear to p. 321. An excellent copy, attractively bound. First edition, and one of five specially bound copies for presentation to the members of the committee which carried out publication of the book, as noted on a slip tipped-in to the front free endpaper. The committee was composed of Prof. John E. Sweet (one of the society's founders), Charles Wallace Hunt, Ambrose Swasey, Frederick Remsen Hutton (all past presidents of the Society), and Henry Harrison Suplee. This particular copy was presented to Ambrose Swasey and has his name to the front cover, bookplate to the front pastedown, and ownership signature to the front free endpaper, dated 25 February 1916.

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        On Spinal Injuries of Warfare. Being the Goulstonian Lectures Delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of London." INSCRIBED BY GORDON HOLMES: "With kind regards/ G H." Reprinted from the British Medical Journal, November 27th, December 4th and 11th, 1915.

      London: 1915. - 55 pp; 11 figs. Original wrappers. Very Good. First Edition. INSCRIBED BY GORDON HOLMES: "With kind regards/ G H." "The First World War broke out in August 1914. Holmes applied for a commission in the RAMC but was rejected on account of myopia. Determined to serve in France, he and Percy Sargent, a colleague at Queen Square, joined the staff of a Red Cross hospital just behind the front line. . . . The result of their treatment of brain and spinal trauma were so successful that the War Office was aroused, revoked Holmes's disqualification, and appointed him Consultant Neurologist to the British Armies in France. He and Sargent set up their neurosurgical unit in No. 13 General Hospital, where they were to carry out the work for which they became famous throughout the medical world. . . . Holmes's third research was study of 300 soldiers who had sustained gunshot wounds of the spine. . ." (Parsons-Smith, "Sir Gordon Holmes", in Rose & Bynum, Historical Aspects of the Neurosciences, pp. 360-62). "There is one other aspect of Holmes's spinal cord studies that needs to be mentioned: his investigation of the acute spinal injuries of warfare, that formed the basis for his Goulstonian lectures to the Royal College of Physicians in 1915. His careful observations made under appalling conditions resolved a number of controversies about pathways in the spinal cord" (McDonald, "Gordon Holmes and the Neurological Heritage", Brain, Vol. 130, 2007, pp. 288-298). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Scientia Books, ABAA]
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        Entwurf einer verallgemeinerten Relativitätstheorie und einer Theorie der Gravitation. [Outline of a Generalized Theory of Relativity and of a Theory of Gravitation]

      Berlin: Teubner. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, OFFPRINT, of Einstein's breakthrough work on general relativity: the famous "Entwurf" paper. From the library of physicist Walther Gerlach. "In this book, Einstein and Grossman investigated curved space and curved time as they relate to a theory of gravity. They presented virtually all the elements of the general theory of relativity with the exception of one striking omission: gravitational field equations that were not generally covariant. Einstein soon reconciled himself to this lack of general covariance through the 'hole argument,' which sought to establish that generally covariant gravitational field equations would be physically uninteresting. Einstein did not adopt the gravitational field equations until late in 1915 in his final formulations of the general theory. Here, Einstein contributed the physics and Grossman the mathematics" (Calaprice, The Einstein Almanac, 40). Weil 59a. Provenance: Walther Gerlach's copy, with his stamp on the front cover. Gerlach was a major figure in 20th-century physics, known primarily for his role in the Stern-Gerlach experiment, discovering spin quantization in a magnetic field. Offprint from Zeitschrift für Mathematik und Physik, volume 62. Leipzig and Berlin: Teubner, 1913. Octavo, original wrappers; custom box. A hint of toning around edges. An outstanding copy, very rare in such good condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE

      1915. MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. OF HUMAN BONDAGE. London: William Heinemann, [1915]. Small 8vo., blue-green cloth, stamped in gilt. First English Edition. Signed presentation from Maugham on front black page: "For Ingle Barr, This is a novel, not an autobiography, though much in it is autobiographical, more is pure invention. W. Somerset Maugham. 28 August, 1957." With Barr's personal bookplate on the front pastedown and with the original shipping address laid in. One of Maugham's most famous works and basis for three movie adaptations. Enclosed in a custom-made slipcase. $7000.00.

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        When I Was a Boy in Belgium *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

      Lothrop, Lee & Shepart Co., Boston, 1915, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good+, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, SignedSize: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall, 153 pages plus advertisements. Author's signature and inscription, dated 1915, upon front free endpaper. Black and white photographic plates. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Illustrated front board. A sound copy.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        HISTOIRE ILLUSTREE DE LA GUERRE DE 1914 EN 17 TOMES 8 VOLUMES

      R200019931: Environs 300 pages par volumes illustrées de nombreuses photos en noir et blanc. Un cahier se détache dans le premier volume. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 940.3-Première Guerre mondiale 1914-1918 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le serpent de la Genèse. - Première septaine : Le temple de Satan

      Posthumous republication of this volume originally appeared in the 1891.Reliure bradel half calico burgundy, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, part of title black sheepskin, flat marbled paper, corners bumped, contemporary binding. Our copy is enriched with a half-title page of the first edition with a handwritten dedication signed by the author Paul Ginisty. This page connected to the remainder of the half-title page of the 1915 edition has a small marginal restore using a piece illustrated with 23 engravings adhésive.Ouvrage out-foxing texte.Rares without gravité.Les shipments autographs Stanislas de Guaita signed are rare and sought after. Hector & Henri Durville Paris 1915 14,5x23cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE

      MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. OF HUMAN BONDAGE. London: William Heinemann, [1915]. Small 8vo., blue-green cloth, stamped in gilt. First English Edition. Signed presentation from Maugham on front black page: "For Ingle Barr, This is a novel, not an autobiography, though much in it is autobiographical, more is pure invention. W. Somerset Maugham. 28 August, 1957." With Barr's personal bookplate on the front pastedown and with the original shipping address laid in. One of Maugham's most famous works and basis for three movie adaptations. Enclosed in a custom-made slipcase. $7000.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Abt. II: Exotische Fauna. Band XII: DIE INDO-AUSTRALISCHEN SPANNER.

      Stuttgart 1915. 4to. pp. 1-356, with 41 chromolithographed plates. Unbound in portfolio. All published. Contains plates 1-50, plates 35, 42-49 were never published.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE

      London: William Heinemann. 1915. First edition, first printing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Bound in half red morocco over red cloth boards for Henry Sotheran. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Top edge gilt. A very good copy, the binding a little rubbed and scuffed to the extremities. The contents are complete and clean. Inscribed on the title page ?"For Woods [William S. Gray] / Thanking him for asking me to write my name in this book / W. Somerset Maugham [underlined] Nov. 1. 1968?"

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Of Human Bondage. A novel. First Edition.

      William Heinemann, London, 1915, - MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. Of Human Bondage. A novel. London: William Heinemann,(1915). First Printing. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. Ltd. at the Ballantyne Press, London and Edinburgh (on the colophon). Pp. (10),[1]-648,(4). 8vo, smartly rebound in full forest-green calf by Zaehnsdorf, London, with gilt tooled borders, give gilt tooled raised bands to spine, gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled green endpapers, top edge gilt. Stott, A Bibliography of the Works of W. Somerset Maugham, A21b. With the misprint on p. 257, line 4 ("help" instead of "helped"). A lovely contemporarilyrebound copy of Maugham's masterpiece, and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century: a bildungsroman documenting the life of Philip Carey,orphaned and slightly disfigured, raised by his religious aunt and uncle, before leaving for the continent to pursue a career searching for pleasure and beauty as an artist in Heidelberg and Paris, ultimately returning to London to study medicine and attempting to find love. "Maugham has no rival inthe portrayal of human emotion, and he creates an almost unbearable tension for his readers as Philip suffers, despairs and pays the price for passion -- a price that is almost too high." - from the rear cover of the Penguinedition. Some light sunned discolouration to spine, with light rubbing tosome of the gilt tooling on the spine, slight shelfwear, a couple of instances of marginal smuding, else a very nice, tight, bright copy. 2,500.00 net. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        The Book of Repulsive Women: 8 Rhythms and 5 Drawings

      New York: Guido Bruno. 1915. First. First edition. Stapled printed wrappers. Fine. A beautiful copy of the author's fragile first book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [Photo Album]: Camp Runoia, Maine

      Maine. circa 1915. Oblong quarto. String-tied brown flexible leather album with "photographs" printed on the front cover measuring 7" x 10". An assortment of roughly 400 sepia toned photographs measuring from 2" x 3" to 3" x 4.5" affixed to stuff brown paper with some captions. Heavily chipped with tears and some toning else very good with a few photographs removed. A collection of photographs from Camp Runoia, a girl's overnight camp along Bellgrade Lake in Maine. The camp, started in 1907, was started as an adventure camp for girls ages 7-16 and offered "horseback riding, tennis, land sports, sailing," among other activities. The girls pictured are in uniform with a scarf around their collar and can be seen posing around the camp and participating in drills, rowing, and track and field events. Also included in the album are photographs of the main girl's home life and family, a trip to the beach and various pets are seen here. An extensive amount of images detailing camp life. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Doctor Syn. A Tale of The Romney Marsh

      London, Thomas Nelson and Son. June 1915, 1915. First Edition.8vo. Publisher's dark blue cloth titled in gilt to spine, decorated, ruled and titled in white to front board. Some rubbing to spine, dulling of the gilt and bumping to spine ends, a little inoffensive edgewear. Spotting to page edges otherwise internally bright and clean. A fantastic tale of Dr. Syn; Alias 'The Scarecrow'. Smuggling, villainy, moonraking and a sidekick called Hellspite, what more could the discerning reader ask for.

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        MORE AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD

      - [OUTHWAITE] RENTOUL,IDA S.)illus. MORE AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD by Annie Rentoul. Melbourne Sydney Adelaide: Allan & Co. ca 1915? Oblong 4to, pictorial wraps, 36p., previous owners stamp on some pages, VG. Featuring pictorial cover and 8 wonderfully detailed full page black and whites and 9 smaller b&w's depicting various aspects of Australian lore, fairies, aborigines, koalas etc. Musical notation by Georgette Peterson accompanies Annie Rentoul's verse. See Muir: Bibliography of Australian Children's Books p.738. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Rainbow

      London: Methuen and Co., 1915 First edition, first printing. One of 2,500 copies, "of which the majority, presumably, were destroyed." Publisher's blue-green cloth, front board stamped in blind, spine stamped in gilt. Very good, with some light wear to the extremities, very light toning to the spine, bright spine gilt, a few light spots of soiling to the otherwise bright boards, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, bookseller's description tipped in to the front free endpaper, light offsetting to the free endpapers, otherwise bright and fresh interior. A tight and pleasing copy. Roberts A7.1 The Rainbow is a controversial novel that chronicles the lives of three generations of Brangwens, a farming family from Nottinghamshire, whose livelihoods and relationships are affected by the industrialization of England. Lawrence originally intended the text, which he edited and revised for several years, to be titled "The Sisters," but eventually divided it into The Rainbow and its sequel Women in Love (1920). Within a month after its publication, The Rainbow was censored for Lawrence's unapologetic descriptions of the characters' sexual desires and how these feelings affected their relationships with one another. The first of Lawrence's novels to fall victim to censorship, The Rainbow was later subject to a court action under the Obscene Publications Act of 1857. Lawrence biographer Warren Roberts notes that of the first printing of 2,500 copies, "the majority, presumably, were destroyed as a result of the court action against the book," which drastically increases the scarcity of surviving copies such as this one.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Birth of a Nation (Original handbill for early theatrical run at the Newark Theatre in Newark, New Jersey)

      Newark: Newark Theatre, 1915. Original handbill for a theatrical run of D.W. Griffith's "Birth of a Nation" (1915) at the Newark Theatre in Newark, New Jersey. Noted on the bill are cast members Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Donald Crisp, and Raoul Walsh (here spelled "Raul Walsh"), who played John Wilkes Booth. Also noted on the bill is that the film is to be accompanied by a full symphony orchestra under the direction of Albert Pesce, who arranged music for four D.W. Griffith films between 1919 and 1922. An early epic from Griffith, who was inspired by the sprawling Italian productions "Quo Vadis" (1913) and "Cabiria" (1914), films that not only legitimated the feature film runtime but made extensive use of the traveling camera, something Griffith revolutionized in the United States with this film. At the time of production, American companies were skeptical of an audience's ability to endure complicated narratives and inflated runtimes, so Griffith formed his own production company to take it on, leaving Biograph in 1913, where he made numerous successful shorts. Upon release, it was an immediate hit with audiences, and screened at movie palaces like Newark Theatre for years, ultimately becoming the highest grossing film of the silent era. 5.5 x 8 inches. Faint dampstain and small chip to the upper edge, overall very well preserved, Very Good plus.

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        The Rainbow

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1915. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in blind. With the dust jacket. In a green cloth solander case. Minor bump at the top of the spine but a sparkling copy in the pictorial dust jacket with some small loss at the ends of the spine panel, two tips and with a little chip at the top edge of the front panel. First edition, first impression. Methuen published The Rainbow in September 1915, but quickly withdrew it from sale in the face of almost universally hostile reviews and impending prosecution. At Bow Street magistrates' court on 13 November it was banned as obscene, with the result that half of the print run was destroyed. This is one of a handful of extant copies in the dust jacket. Methuen's adoption of this groundbreaking style of jacket design began right at the time this book was in production, it closely resembles Conrad's Victory and a number of the other titles in the series advertised on the flaps and rear panel of this dust jacket. The innovation of having special designs made for the dust jacket which were neither taken from an image in the book itself, nor simply the printing on paper of the binding brasses made for the cloth, but rather a unique addition to the whole of the book itself seem commonplace now but were revolutionary at the time. English book design changed that year and, notwithstanding the destruction of half its edition, the dust jacket on The Rainbow was a part of that change.

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        Pointed Roofs

      London: Duckworth & Co.,, 1915. Pilgrimage. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered gilt, front board lettered black, publisher's device to rear board in blind. Printed slip tipped-in to title page noting change of title, as issued. Spine rolled and faded, spine ends and tips slightly worn, endleaves mildly foxed, remnants of paper label to p. 1, not affecting text; a very good copy. First edition, first impression of the author's first novel, and the first in her 13-book cycle entitled Pilgrimage. Richardson was a clear precursor to James Joyce and Virginia Woolf, and it was to describe her work that the phrase "stream of consciousness" was first applied in a literary context, by May Sinclair in The Egoist.

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        UNIVERSUM MODERNE ILLUSTRIERTE WOCHENSCHRIFT 32 JAHRGANG

      verlag reclam Leipzig, 1915-1916.. 1049 S. gebundene Ausgabe, , Halbleder. GUT ERHALTEN

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        [Photo Album]: Tour of California and the American West. 1915

      Quarto album. Brown leather over flexible card covers with "Photographs" in gilt. 76 gelatin silver sepia-toned snapshot photographs. Uniformly sized at approximately 4" x 3". Most of the images are readably captioned in white, although there is some smudging and a few have worn away or are illegible. Some erosion to the leather on the spine, modest spotting on the boards, very good; internally the images are very good or better. The album depicts a tour of California, and peripherally through the West. The journey commences in New Orleans with a photo of a well-dressed woman standing on the steps of a train caboose, progresses through Texas where it shows an encampment of U.S. soldiers at Alpine, Texas, continues onto "Squa[w]s at Yuma, Arizona," and reaches California, arriving at Los Angeles. The photographs jump around a bit geographically, and include a brief jaunt to Tijuana, Fairmount Park in Riverside, and showing two women posing before lemon, orange, and almond trees, a bird's-eye view of Pasadena from Mt. Lowe, as well as of the women bathing at the beach, playing billiards, and golfing. Additionally there are several images taken at the San Diego Exposition, including several of the women feeding pigeons from a wicker rolling cart, as well as a trip to Catalina Island. Additionally there are some motoring photos of the women working their way up to Carmel, with photos taken from and of the Carmel Tower, of giant redwoods, and of the Lick Observatory in San Jose, of Hearst Memorial Greek Theatre at Berkeley, and finally several taken of the Panama Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco (this time they are pictured in a Baker Electric Wicker rolling cart). The last few are of Barstow, Williams, Arizona, and the Grand Canyon, presumably on the return trip. As both the San Diego and Pan Pacific Expositions were held in 1915, we are reasonably confident of the 1915 attribution. A pleasing album with interesting and nicely composed images of a tour of California. .

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        The Writings

      New York & London: Harper and Brothers,, [1915]. In prose and verse. With prefaces and notes in twenty volumes. 20 volumes, octavo (239 × 158 mm). Original green buckram, printed paper labels, plain cream endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With the original plain paper dust jackets with printed paper labels. Illustrated throughout on Japanese vellum with photogravure. A sharp, bright set in excellent condition with a damp stain to one of the jackets. Autograph edition, one of 153 numbered copies signed by the author and the publisher. With all the extra paper labels tipped in at the front of each volume. This edition, the definitive collected works, is one of the scarcest of any collected edition by a major writer of the past 150 years.

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        [Poster]: Perfection: Waterman's Fountain Pen

      [No place]: Waterman's Fountain Pen. [no date - circa 1915, but certainly 1910 or later]. Color screenprinted poster on thin cardstock. 21" x 11". Modest wear at the corners, rubbed line upper left, still near fine. A pleasing autumn harvest image of a Waterman's Pen against a background of a full moon, pumpkins, and gathered corn stalks or sheaves. .

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        The Valley of Fear

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1915. With a frontispiece by Frank Wiles. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Frontispiece. Very mild fading to spine, a few very minor marks to covers, light spotting and tanning to endpapers, edges and the margins of some inner leaves. A smart, sound copy in very good condition. First UK edition (preceded by the US edition of 1914), first impression. Widely considered one of the best illustrations of the Holmes-Watson relationship, this last Holmes novel was well received by the wartime public. A very attractive copy, not at all common in nice condition.

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        New Youth (20th century. China's most influential names published)(Chinese Edition) XIN QING NIAN ( 20 SHI JI ZHONG GUO ZUI JU YING XIANG LI DE MING KAN )

      China Bookstore. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pub Date: 2011 07 Publisher: Chinese bookstore published in September 1915 and ending in 1926. when only the New Youth meter 11. a total of 63. including the first nine volumes as a monthly. 10 Volume quarterly 11 uncertain journals. Book is its simplified Chinese version. better restore history. the the Simplified horizontal version is still in its sub-volumes. installments and style onslaught its old foreign name and book name. and things in the name of the translation also retai... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        New Youth - the twentieth century's most influential Chinese name published - (all twelve)(Chinese Edition) XIN QING NIAN ER SHI SHI JI ZHONG GUO ZUI JU YING XIANG LI DE MING KAN ( QUAN SHI ER CE )

      Chinese bookstore Pub. Date :2011-7-6. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Publisher: China Publishing Pub. Date :2011-7-6. From September 1915 to July 1926 only when the issue of ending the new youth count out 11 roll. a total of 63. which for the first nine volumes monthly. the first Quarterly volume of 10. 11 is uncertain journals. Book is its simplified version. to restore history for the better. in this simplified version of its sub-horizontal volumes. installments and still hit its old style. for a foreign name and book name. name and other things. the transla... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Edwardian linen manufacturer's shop display

      [Belfast: , c.1915]. Glazed oak-framed display case (419 × 546 × 32 mm). Divided into compartments, green felt-covered background and dividers; the 10 compartments show the stages of linen production from seed through straw and yarn to the finished textile; 6 large samples, unbleached and bleached, linen damask, and finished embroidered linen handkerchiefs; each compartment neatly labelled with typed slips; some of the samples featuring stamped designs, an Irish Harp, a crown encircled by a belt, an eagle with vase and floral decoration; two with floral embroidery and printed, embossed and gilt labels for the Belgallen and Lismoyne linens. Minor dust-soiling and slight darkening to samples under glass, frame just a touch rubbed, backing renewed. This scarce and unusually complete Edwardian point-of-sale display promoted the popular, mid-range Belgallen and Lismoyne linen lines. Demonstrating the quality of raw and finished product, the case shows flax seed in a small sealed compartment, flax straw, undressed flax, dressed flax, linen yarn, and finally finished handkerchief samples. While making much of their Irishness it is possible that these were in fact American brands. Newspaper advertising of the period shows these handkerchieves carried by department stores across America—D. F. Groves "Ladies', Misses' and Children's Toggery" in the Manchester Democrat, Iowa, offering them "None better, few equal" in December 1913; two years later The Kaufmann store advertising in the Richmond Times Dispatch; "Lismoyne Handkerchiefs of sheer linen. The painstaking care of expert needlewomen is shown in every one. Scores of designs"; and in the same year Benison's (The Ideal Gift Store) drew attention in the Iowa City Daily Press to "Bengallen and Lismoyne Hand Embroidered Linen and Shamrock Lawns—in every new Handkerchief Idea".

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        Psmith Journalist

      London: A. & C. Black, Ltd,, 1915. Containing twelve full-page illustrations from drawings by T. M. R. Whitwell. Octavo. Original blue cloth, illustration to front board and spine in black, yellow and white, titles to front board in yellow and black and to spine in yellow. Illustrated with 12 black and white plates. Spine very gently rolled, edges of text block faintly spotted, light tanning and foxing to free endpapers. A bright copy in excellent condition. First English edition under this title, first impression, though somewhat misleadingly listed by McIlvaine under The Prince and Betty, which was first published in New York, 1912, and again in London the same year. All three books have overlapping characters and plot, but are largely different in style. (The London Prince and Betty is a standard Mills and Boon romance.) Psmith Journalist sees the eponymous character abandoned in America by Mike, who is off teaching cricket to the natives, and getting involved in the New York underworld. It is generally regarded as the best book of the three.

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        THE GOOD SOLDIER.

      John Lane,, New York/London: 1915 - First edition. The American issue. One of his most famous and scarcest works, a novel set just before World War I, which chronicles the tragic lives of two "perfect couples" using intricate flashbacks. Provenance, R. P Blackmur, poet, critic and teacher, with his name blind-stamped in small letters on front endpaper. Light wear on corners and spine ends with spine a bit faded and a name writtten on endpaper, still about very good. Lacking dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plunketts Retail Industry Almanac 2012 Retail Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends Leading Companies

      Plunkett Research, Ltd.. Paperback. New. Paperback. 657 pages. Dimensions: 11.0in. x 8.5in. x 1.5in.PLUNKETTS RETAIL INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012Key Features: Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligenceMarket forecasts and Industry StatisticsIndustry Associations and Professional Societies ListIn-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companiesIndustry GlossaryBuyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research OnlinePages: 657Statistical Tables Provided: 16Companies Profiled: 471Geographic Focus: GlobalA complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments. How is the industry evolvingHow is the industry being shaped by new technologiesHow is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economiesWhat is the size of the market now and in the futureWhat are the financial results of the leading companiesWhat are the names and titles of top executivesContents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include: Major Trends Affecting the Retail Industry1) Wal-Mart Sales Improve After Two Year Slump2) Department Stores Streamline While Outlet Stores Proliferate3) Discounting and Discount Stores Evolve4) Private Label Brands Grow in Share of Total Store Sales5) Sophistication and Success for Direct Marketers and Non-Store Sales6) Apple Sets the Bar for Showcase Stores and Super-Merchandisers7) For the Long Term in the U. S. , a Decline in Consumer Spending and Debt, along with an Increase in Saving8) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Slows9) Location-Based Advertising and Mobile Advertising on Cellphones Grow Quickly10) Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers Attention11) Retail Technologies Leap Ahead12) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution13) Self Service Retail and Travel Technologies Take Off14) Retailers Eye Expanding Middle Class, Move into Emerging Markets, Including China, India and Brazil15) Lifestyle Centers and Super-Regional Malls FalterMall Glut Anticipated16) Entertainment-Based Retailing, including Power Towns17) Retail Sales Begin to Rebound but Shopping Center Leasing Remains Problematic18) Malls Morph to Stay Afloat19) Luxury Item Sales Rebound20) LOHAS-Socially Conscious Consumers Create Challenges and Opportunities for Advertisers and MarketersRetail Industry Statistics1) Annual Consumer Price Index, 1915-20112) Exports, General Imports and Trade Balance in Goods, U. S. : 1981-3rd Quarter 20113) Total U. S. Retail Sales and Annual Percent Change: 1992-20114) U. S. Retail Trade Corporation Statistics, Q2 20115) Total Estimates of Annual Sales of Merchant Wholesalers: 2005-20116) Total Monthly Sales and Inventories of Merchant Wholesalers: Monthly, through September 20117) Retail and Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U. S. : Monthly, through September 20118) Retail and Food Services Sales by Kind of Business, U. S. : 2005-September 20119) Estimated Quarterly U. S. Retail Sales, Total and E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2003-3rd Quarter 201110) Total U. S. Disposable Income, Expenditures and Gross Domestic and National Product Per Capita: 1960-201111) Average Annual U. S. Household Expenditures: 2005-201012) Distribution of Total U. S. Annual Household Expenditures, by Major Category: 201013) Top 10 Retail Websites, U. S. : November 12, 201114) Resident Population Estimates by Age, U. S. : 2004-201015) Employment in the Retail Industry, U. S. : 2005-October 2011 This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA.

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        Penelope's Postscripts. SIGNED BY KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN

      , NY, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915-01-01. 5 X 7 5/8 FIRST EDITION Hardcover. Book condition: Good

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        Contemporary Portraits

      New York: Mitchell Kennerley,, 1915. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Lightly rubbed at extremities, spine and edges of boards a little tanned, faint marginal toning to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Margaret Viereck from the author, who admires her grace & beauty more than any writing, Frank Harris. New York, 3 Washington Square, In this year of Disgrace 1915".

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        Midden-Celebes-Expeditie. Geologische en geographische doorkruisingen van Midden-Celebes (1909-1910).

      - Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1915-1918.4 volumes + atlas. 8vo and folio. Original decorated cloth, atlas volume original half cloth (sl. dam.). With ca. 500 plates and illustrations and atlas volume with 16 folding coloured maps.Account of the scientific expedition in Central-Celebes 1909-1910 organized by the Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap. Including the history of the discovery of Celebes. Contributions by G.J. Hinde, G.F. Dollfus, W.F. Gisolf, J.H. Kruimel, S.J. Vermaes and M. Weber. 'Gedurende twee jaar doorkruist Abendanon Celebes voor geografisch en geologisch onderzoek. Het resultaat van deze expeditie wordt neergelegd in een prachtig uitgegeven, lijvig vierdelig boekwerk van 1900 bladzijden met veel illustraties en kaarten, de duurste publicatie ooit door het KNAG gefinancierd' (Wentholt, In kaart gebracht met kapmes en kompas, p. 76). - Rare with the atlas volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Return of Tarzan

      A.C. McClurg & Co. 1915 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and with some wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. Includes a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Edgar Rice Burroughs First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El autómata ajedrecista.

      Imprenta de Fortanet, Madrid 1915 - Torres y Quevedo, Leonardo (1852-1936). El autómata ajedrecista. Extract from Asociación Española para el Progreso de las Ciencias, Congreso de Valladolid, Vol. 2 (1915). 549-556pp. Text diagrams. Madrid: Imprenta de Fortanet, [1915]. 245 x 159 mm. Modern boards, original printed wrappers bound in. Light toning, library stamps on rectos and versos of wrappers. Very good. First Edition and very rare. Torres y Quevedo, a Spanish engineer, invented the first genuine chess-playing automaton, which he completed in 1911 and debuted in 1914 at the Paris World’s Fair. The machine, which Torres y Quevedo called "El Ajedrecista" (the chess-player), pitted the white king and rook against the black king; it was fully automatic with electrical sensing of the pieces on the board and a mechanical arm to move its own pieces. The present paper, published in the proceedings of the Asociación Española para el Progreso de las Ciencias’ Congreso de Valladolid (1915), contains several diagrams illustrating the machine’s electromechanical setup. A pioneer of automation, Torres y Quevedo invented several analog algebraic equation solvers, a radio-control system and a prototype electromechanical calculating machine. His inventions "looked beyond assembly lines to the industrial use of programmed machines. To prove that machines could do jobs that seemed to require mental ability, [Torres y Quevedo] combined electromechanical calculating techniques with his principles of automata, and showed how a machine could be assembled to perform any desired sequence of arithmetic operations" (Eames and Eames , A Computer Perspective: Background to the Computer Age, p. 66). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        PAESISTI CINESI. Con una introduzione di Alfredo Salmony. La Civilta Artistica Vol. II.

      Roma, Edizioni di "Valori Plastici", (Tipografia Ernesto Wasmuth, Berlin), 1915.. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. 15 Seiten u. 48 Tafeln. Originaler Pappeinband. Buchrücken mit Fehlstelle, ansonsten gutes u. seltenes Exemplar.

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        Fredmans epistlar.

      Med bilder av Einar Nerman. Bonniers 1915. Folio. Opaginerad. Senare skinnband, främre pärm med silverplåt. Centralmotiv Bellman och Ulla Winblad på altan. Ram med blomstergirlanger och puttisar i hörnen. Medaljonger med blomstervaser i övre och nedre kant, medaljonger med fågel i höger och vänsterkant. Omslagen medbundna, bakre med några mindre fläckar. (Nils Linde, Göteborg). 34,5 x 27,5 cm.. Silverstämplar SB, Lejon och N samt två otydbara. N9 är 1963. Vilket överensstämmer tidsmässigt med bandet

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        [Photo Album]: Camp Runoia, Maine

      Maine. circa 1915. Oblong quarto. String-tied brown flexible leather album with "photographs" printed on the front cover measuring 7" x 10". An assortment of roughly 400 sepia toned photographs measuring from 2" x 3" to 3" x 4.5" affixed to stuff brown paper with some captions. Heavily chipped with tears and some toning else very good with a few photographs removed. A collection of photographs from Camp Runoia, a girl's overnight camp along Bellgrade Lake in Maine. The camp, started in 1907, was started as an adventure camp for girls ages 7-16 and offered "horseback riding, tennis, land sports, sailing," among other activities. The girls pictured are in uniform with a scarf around their collar and can be seen posing around the camp and participating in drills, rowing, and track and field events. Also included in the album are photographs of the main girl's home life and family, a trip to the beach and various pets are seen here. An extensive amount of images detailing camp life. .

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