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        The Oldest Man of Nootka

      John Andrew & Son 1915, restrike. (Photograph) Very good. The Oldest Man of Nootka the North American Indian. Intended for Portfolio 11 as Plate 375 from Copyright Photograph 1915 by E. S. Curtis Re-struck Photogravure [John Andrew & Son.]Paper: 21 7 / 8" X 17 1 / 2" Image: 15 1 / 8" X 10 1 / 2"..

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, January 13th, 1915 - Field Marshal Von Der Goltz on Cover/Contribution By Aleister Crowley

      New York The International Monthly 1915. 16 pages. Features: Great Britain's Paper Blockade of Germany and Austria-Hungary; Ships Seized and Detained by the British and French Authorities - a detailed list of the ships, their cargo, etc.; Alled Press Hysterical - young German reservists in New York accused of having obtained American passports by fraud; American Ships and British Arrogance - A Plain Statement of the Facts, the Law and the Precedents in the Issue Between the Governments of the United States and Great Britain, by William Bayard Hale; The Greatest Secret of German Progress, by Frank Koester; About the allegation of plagiariam against Count Bernstorff; Field Marshal Von Der Goltz; Buy American Goods; Hon. Joechoate Anti-German; Bringing Great Britain to Her Knees; Honesty is the Best Policy - Part 1 of 2, by Aleister Crowley; Interesting request for new advertisers - makes the case that neutral companies not avoid advertising in this publication; Stand Up and Meet the War - a poem by Wolcott Frederick; And more. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Openings along coverfold otherwise a sound copy. First Edition Stapled 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall Magazine; First Edition. Good

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        Photography - 450 Stereoviews of East Africa 1915

      East Africa, 1915. German East Africa, 1915. Set of approximately 450 original and unique glass stereoview photographs, one-off images, each measuring approximately 10 x 4,5 cm; neatly organized in the 25 original boxes labeled in manuscript. Together with an original glyphoscope, a device then used for both producing and viewing the photographs. Very Good Condition. Provenance: From the estate of Schutztruppe officer Ludwig Klug (1882-1932), who participated in the East African Campaign as a German colonial guard. Unusually voluminous, and safeguarded with utmost care by the officer of the German colonial guard who witnessed the scenes firsthand 100 years ago, this collection of stereoviews preserves remarkable images of various tribes honouring ancestral tradition in dress, dance, gatherings, and daily tasks. Other highlights include Askari troops in line for war duty, big game hunting and the coveted prizes gained, other wildlife, river navigation, European settlers, antiquity, spectacular landscapes, and so forth. Approximately 450 stereoviews make up this collection, with only a small number of boxes devoted to sojourns within Europe, the majority from the African Theatre of World War I although intently focusing on culture and adventure rather than war. Together with an uncommon yet brilliant device used from 1904 into the 1930s, and quite popular in its day, the glyphoscope, which was designed by Jules Richard. A learned maker of instruments he is best remembered for those relating to stereo photography, and also for his own photographs of nudes in a time where the latter was most scandalous in Great Britain. The glyphoscope was capable of both producing and viewing the photographs, ideal for the explorer, travelling naturalist, and the like. . Very Good.

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        Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery.

      . Saint Louis, Mo., The Laryngoscope Company Publishers, 1915, 4°, 710 pp., XXV, (1) pp. Index, mit 490 Abbildungen und 6 farb. Tafeln, Leinenband der Zeit; beigelegt ein eigenhändiges Schreiben von Chevalier Jackson.. First Edition!. - Chevalier Jackson (1865-1958) work reduced the risks involved in a tracheotomy. He essentially invented the modern science of endoscopy of the upper airway and esophagus, using hollow tubes with illumination the esophagoscopes and bronchoscopes. Jackson developed methods for removing foreign bodies from the esophagus and the airway with great safety - a huge advance for a condition that previously had often been a death sentence, with a high mortality from the object itself or from complications of chest surgery in the 19th century. - In his Philadelphia bronchoscope clinic he trained numerous students and physicians in his techniques. Jackson also contributed to the development of laryngeal surgery.

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        Die Verwandlung.

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff, (1915),. 8vo (21,5 x 13 cm). 72 S., 4 Bl. OPp. m. blauen Überzugspapieren m. Deckel- u. Rückentitel. Blauer Kopfschnitt.. Dietz 26. - Raabe 146,3. - Raabe (Zeitschr.) 145.22/23. - Erste Buchausgabe, gegenüber dem Erstdruck in "Die Weißen Blätter" von Kafka verbessert. - Doppelband 22/23 der Bücherei "Der jüngste Tag". - Die sehr seltene Variante als blauer Pappband. Ohne die auf der Titelrücks. erwähnte Umschlagillustr. v. Ottomar Starke. Kanten berieben, kl. heller Fleck auf d. Vorderdeckel. Wohlerhaltenes Ex.

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        The Aitchpe 1915

      Chicago: Hyde Park High School. 1915. First. First edition. Quarto. Silk cord-tied blue wrappers with applied title label. 193pp. Illustrated. Tiny tears to the yapped edges, and a modest crease on the rear wrap, a near fine copy. On page 33 is the 17-year old Earhart's senior picture (with a small ink check beside it), with mention that she would attend Bryn Mawr, and that she came to Hyde Park from St. Paul in 1914 (one of six high schools she attended), and the accompanying caption: "Meek loveliness is 'round thee spread." Earhart is mentioned in the class prophecy (as a waitress!), but she otherwise doesn't seem to have been particularly involved in extracurricular activities, presumably because she moved so much. Rare. .

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      FELIU Y SUSANNA, Barcelona 1915 - An outstanding portfolio of architectural and designer drawings, consisting of 24 color plates and 24 B&W detail prints. Illustrates in great detail proper room settings for Adams (Hepplewhite), Chippendale, Spanish Renaissance, Sheraton, Modern (1920s), Jacobean, Elizabethan, Morroccan, Chinese and Tudor. Oversized. Plates in portfolio which is worn on edges, tie strings broken. B&W plates yellowing. B&W plate #1 creased and worn along bottom edge. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD. Being the Story of the Australasian Expedition, 1911-1914

      William Heinemann, 1915. Cloth. Very Good. 1st 2 Volume Edition; Vol I, xxx, 349pp, Photogravure frontispiece, 8 colour plate leaves, 108 plate leaves (4 folding), 17 text illustrations. Vol II, xiii, 338pp, Photogravure frontispiece, 10 colour plate leaves, 93 plate leaves (5 folding), 20 text illustrations, 3 folding maps in rear pocket. Original dark blue cloth, title gilt to upper board and spine, pictorial block - "Leaning into the Wind" - in silver to front cover. The book is in the same format as Shackleton?'s Heart of the Antarctic, which is advertised on the first half-title verso. Initially intending to be a member of Scott?'s party, Mawson decided to command his own expedition, the first official Australasian Antarctic Expedition. Mawson charted more than 2000 miles of coastline and nearly lost his life in a wild sledge journey. In the process, he developed a detailed scientific analysis of George V Land and Macquarie Island, and produced this classic account of heroic age exploits, which includes stunning photography from the camera of Frank Hurley. Account of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 led by Douglas Mawson. Shore paries wintered at Cape Denison and on the Shackleton Ice Shelf. The former base was unfortunately located in an area of constant gale-force winds -- hence the title. In December 1912 a sledge party reached the South Magnetic Pole, located by Eric Webb. Meanwhwile another party, consisting of Mawson, Ninnis and Mertz explored eastwards across George V Land. Only Mawson returned to base, Ninnis having fallen down a crevasse and Mertz having died of starvation and compliications. The expedition would discover 1,320 miles of land, including the Mertz, Denman, and Scott Glaciers, and the Davis Sea, and map 800 miles of coastline between Gaussberg and Cape Adare, all along the Adelie Land coast and beyond. Mawson's tale is one of the great stories of survival of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. Exploring with Ninnis & Mertz in 1912, Ninnis was lost down a crevasse. With him went the 6 fittest dogs & the most indispensable supplies. Mertz & Mawson improvised, feeding the dogs worn out mitts & raw-hide straps, but eventually the weakest dogs were killed to feed them all, until all the dogs were gone. The two men reserved the dog's livers as the meat easiest to chew, unaware that liver's toxins were slowly poisoning the men as they consumed it. Mertz became delirious and died. Mawson continued, the soles of his feet separating and his toes and fingers festering. Miraculously he found a depot of food, and arrived eventually at the main depot, to see the ship departing on the horizon. He wintered over with the 6 men who had remained to continue the search. On Dec. 24, 1913 their 2 year journey was finally over. Taurus 100; Rosove 217.A1; Spence 774; Conrad p208. Hinges loose Vol I, Stain to top of spine and front cover affecting titling, otherwise Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 294. .

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        Die Judengemeinde von Novy Poczajew beim Empfang des Thronfolgers".

      0 - Gouache und Bleistift auf hellgrauem Papier. 282 x 193 mm. EK 04-132. - Rechts unten signiert: "E. Kutzer". Eine Gruppe von Juden, einer mit Thora und Krone, ein anderer mit einem roten Wimpel an einer Prangstange, stehen wartend unter einem angedeuteten Torbogen. Rechts unten bezeichnet: "Die Judengemeinde von Novy Poczajew beim Empfang des Thronfolgers. 15. X. 1915." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Seven Panoramic Photographs of a Parade in Fargo, North Dakota

      Seven panoramic photographs (six unique, one is duplicated). Each is approximately 10.75" x 3.5". Condition is just about fine. Undated and unsigned but circa 1915. One panorama depicts men in military or military style uniforms marching from the Fargo train station; another shows a downtown intersection with several easily identifiable shops and stores -- one displaying a Marine Corps banner; another shows both paraders and spectators in wagons and early automobiles; and yet another shows a large parade ground with a host of spectators. The duplicated image is of a large, probably public building, awash in flags and bunting with a sizable crowd awaiting the parade. Nice and relatively early images in a panoramic format. .

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        Japanische Stichblätter und Schwertzieraten.

      Berlin, Oesterheld, (1915).. Sammlung Georg Oeder Düsseldorf. Beschreibendes Verzeichnis von P. Vautier. Mit 1700 Textabbildungen, XX, 218 Seiten, Originalleinen, 31 x 25 cm,. Einband gering berieben, sonst gut erhalten.

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        Herbst am Schmalsee. Ölgemälde.

      1915.. Bildmaß: 65 x 50 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt. Unten rechts mit *H. Steen* signiert und 1915 datiert. Verso mit altem Klebezettel *Am Schmalsee - H. Steen, Fisssau bei Eutin*. Öl auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 77 x 62 cm. Der Rahmen etwas berieben, das Bild gering fleckig - insgesamt aber gut erhalten. ( Bitte beachten: Hierfür ist kein Versand möglich - hier bitte nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        The Last Trip and Martyrdom of William Black

      New Menace, Aurora, Mo., Soft Cover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, 1stSize: 8vo, First edition. Original stapled wrappers in printed black cover. Published Aurora, Mo.: New Menace, no date (1915?). 8vo., printed white card wrappers with attached black printed jacket cover. 66pp. Chronicle and court testimony in homicide case of anti-Catholic worker. Minor discoloration offset to verso of white cover from staples, else near fine in near fine jacket cover. Only five copies in World Cat.

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, August 4th, 1915 - Cover Photo of Dr. C.J. Hexamer - President of the German American Alliance - An Organization of Over 2,000,000 Americans - The War of 1920 (continued)

      New York The International Monthly 1915. 20 pages. Features: The Next Step of President Wilson; Friends of Peace, Organize! Organize!; The Trust of the Red Death - Article III - Premonitions of the Future - George Sylvester Viereck discusses how capital is diverted from peaceful employment to the establishment of a trust that will ean the fomenting and making of wars for profit; News from Austria-Hungary, by Dr. Ervin Acel-Starhemberg; German Week at the San Francisco Exposition; Famous English Preacher Pleads for Arms Embargo - Rev. Dr. Aked and Prof. Rauschenbusch Protest Against National Dishonor; The War of 1920 (continued); Russia as a Publisher Duplicates her Failure in Military Affairs; The London Morning Post Fears the Fatherland; Mr. Ochs's (of the New York Times) Fate?; Chip in for the Dernburg Fund; Henry James has done something; Full-page fascimile of letter to George Sylvester Viereck from Mrs. Carl L. Schurz asking him to be Editor of the English edition of "Weltkrieg" called World-War; A hint for the "American Machinist" - a publication which promotes the sale of poison shrapnel; Poultney Bigelow Again - an amusing clown; If The Fatherland were published in Germany - an interesting quotation from the Cedar Rapids Republican; Prof. Burgess's Book "The War of 1914" Boycotted by some of the leading book stores in New York; Facsimile of Mr. Viereck's reply to Mrs. Schurz - in the affirmative; The German Aims of Peace; - and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Openings/creases to upper corner of back cover at backstrip. This issue noteworthy in that for the first time we find a full-page back cover ad for Budweiser -with a George Washington theme. Until this issue, most advertisers in this publication had been of the smaller, local (New York City) variety. First Edition Stapled 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall Magazine; First Edition. Good

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        Doctor Syn. A Tale of the Romney Marsh. (SIGNED).

      Thomas Nelson and Sons. London 1915 - First edition. 352pp. Presentation copy from the author "To Madge, With many thanks for lots of low and dirty jokes executed with s peed, tact and precision. from The Author." No wrapper present, though upper panel of illustrated wrapper has been stuck down to front pastedown. Lacks half title page. Pages 65/66 and 79/80 loose. Spine very worn and sunned, frayed at lower joint and at head, corners frayed. VG-. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CRANIA GROENLANDICA: A Description of Greenland Eskimo Crania with an Introduction on the Geography and History of Greenland

      Andr. Fred. Host & Son, 1915. Hardccover. Very Good. 1st Edition: 234 pp, fold-out map 65cms. x 75cms, 52 photographs of crania and mandibles, 4 maps, 6 views, tables. In text, 40 portraits, maps, figures, 19 diagrams, 74 graphs and 133 tables of measurements. Published with assistance of 'The Carlsberg Fund'. Initiated in 1905, when Furst, then Professor of Anatomy at the University of Lund, was invited to study crania brought back from Amdrup's expedition to Greenland. High quality photographic reproductions of cranial bones and mandibles by Otto Mattsson of the Lund Anatomical Institute. The study was intended for anthropologists, and the maps, photographs, text and bibliography provide context for a thesis about the possible intermixture between earlier northern colonists and Eskimos. a most unusual and fascinating chronicle. "The present work was initiated in 1905, when Hansen invited Fürst to study the East Greenland crania brought home from Amdrup's expedition. Fürst suggested that since so many descriptions of smaller sets of Eskimo crania had been made, we should both undertake researches involving the measurement and description of all the Greenland Eskimo crania preserved in Danish, Swedish and Norwegian Museums, and also try to include any other collections in foreign museums that might be of special importance for the work." (Preface). Original half cloth papered boards. A very large heavy book. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Small repair to rear cover, covers slightly stained, bottom of spine has a small split, very small spot on contents page, which touches rear of map and first page (see photo), Minor spotting to page edges only. Overall Very Good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 2285. .

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        La lámpara de Aladino: Notículas

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid: Ed. Renacimiento, 1915.- 590 p., [1 h. en blanco], 4 p. de catálogo editorial; 8º mayor (20 x 14 cm.); Ejemplar sin guillotinar, con sus márgenes íntegros y todas sus barbas; Papel verjurado; Enc. en Plena Piel Chagrén verde intenso, Rueda dorada y florones dorados en ambas tapas, contracantos dorados, lomo dorado y con 5 nervios, conserva las cubiertas originales, estuche.- Las cubiertas originales que conserva están algo sucias y con marcas de humedad, y las 2 páginas finales del catálogo editorial restauradas de un desgarro. Dicho esto, que es preceptivo, EL LIBRO SE ENCUENTRA EN MAGNÍFICO ESTADO, CON UNA ENCUADERNACIÓN MAESTRA. LIBRO PARA UNA EXQUISITA BIBLIOTECA.{ Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eton in Prose and Verse. [Inscribed by C.H.K.M. the Provost of Eton and the private tutor of Queen Elizabeth II.]. Selected by A.C.Ainger of Trinity College, Cambridge, formerly Senior Assistant Master in Eton College, with 30 plates in colour reproduced from Paintings by Arthur Garratt and from Portraits in the College.

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, no date (ca.1915).. Quart. XIX, 231, (1) pages. Original blindstamped cloth with Eton Coat of Arms on front board. Gilt lettering on spine. The binding stronger stained on the hinge. Corners bumped. Occasional foxing. The interior bright and clean with all illustrations in excellent condition (including the titled tissue-guards). Occasional foxing only. With the very rare personal inscription by C.H.K.M., the Provost of Eton and the private tutor of Queen Elizabeth II. The inscription reads: "To T.J.Lane from C.H.K.M. - With best wishes on his leaving Eton. Eton: Dec. 1919 (?).. Sir (Clarence) Henry Kennett Marten KCVO (28 October 1872 - 11 December 1948) was the Provost of Eton and the private tutor of Queen Elizabeth II. Henry Marten was born with his twin sister Isabel in Kensington, London. He was the younger son of Sir Alfred Marten and his wife Patricia. Marten entered Eton College, and from there matriculated at Balliol College, Oxford in 1891. In 1895, he graduated with a first class degree in modern history, and accepted an offer from Edmond Warre to return to Eton to teach history. He was a founder member of the Historical Association in 1906. In 1912, he published The Groundwork of British History with his co-author, George Townsend Warner, which became "one of the most used school textbooks of the first half of the twentieth century".With E. H. Carter,[a] he wrote a school textbook for younger children, in several volumes, titled simply "Histories". Other collaborative works included The Teaching of History in 1938. In 1925, Marten narrowly missed becoming Master of Magdalene College, in Cambridge, when he was recommended to Lord Braybrooke as a possible candidate, but the College Fellows opposed the appointment, preferring another candidate, A. S. Ramsey. Braybrooke chose to appoint neither, and instead A. B. Ramsay, who was Lower Master at Eton, got the job. Marten was appointed to Ramsay's vacated post at Eton. Further promotions followed, to Vice-Provost in 1929, and Provost in 1945. In 1938, Marten began instructing Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in constitutional history. He was appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in the 1945 New Year Honours, and received the accolade from King George VI on 4 March 1945, on the steps of Eton College Chapel. He died unmarried in the Provost's Lodge at Eton, where the Marten Library is named after him. The library contains his collection of books, which he bequeathed to Eton on his death. (Wikipedia) ______________________________ The publication includes: Birth of Public Schools / The Foundation of Eton / Growth of Eton / The Buildings of Eton / Eton in Prose / Eton in Verse The mentioned verses are for example by Thomas de Quincey, Charles Dickens, Benjamin Disraeli, Thomas Gray, Alexander William Kinglake, Samuel Pepys, Percy Bysshe Shelley, James Kenneth Stephen, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Horace Walpole, Isaak Walton, etc. etc. Eton College, usually referred to as Eton, is a British independent boarding school for boarding pupils aged between 13 to 18 years. It is a large boys' school, with over 1,300 pupils, and was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor". The School is located in the village of Eton, near Windsor in England, and is one of nine English independent schools, commonly referred to as "public schools", included in the original Public Schools Act 1868. Following the public school tradition, Eton is a full boarding school, which means all pupils live at the school, and is one of four remaining single-sex boys' public schools (the others being Winchester College, Harrow School and Radley College) to continue this practice. Eton has a long list of distinguished former pupils. David Cameron is the nineteenth British Prime Minister to have attended Eton, and has recommended that Eton set up a school in the state sector to help drive up standards. The College has also educated generations of British aristocracy and members of the Royal family, the most recent being Prince William and his brother Prince Harry. Eton has traditionally been referred to as "the chief nurse of England's statesmen", and has been described as the most famous public school in the world. Early in the 20th century, a historian of Eton wrote, "No other school can claim to have sent forth such a cohort of distinguished figures to make their mark on the world." The Good Schools Guide called the school "the number one boys' public school," adding, "The teaching and facilities are second to none." The school is a member of the G20 Schools Group. (Wikipedia)

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        Seven Panoramic Photographs of a Parade in Fargo, North Dakota

      Seven panoramic photographs (six unique, one is duplicated). Each is approximately 10.75" x 3.5". Condition is just about fine. Undated and unsigned but circa 1915. One panorama depicts men in military or military style uniforms marching from the Fargo train station; another shows a downtown intersection with several easily identifiable shops and stores -- one displaying a Marine Corps banner; another shows both paraders and spectators in wagons and early automobiles; and yet another shows a large parade ground with a host of spectators. The duplicated image is of a large, probably public building, awash in flags and bunting with a sizable crowd awaiting the parade. Nice and relatively early images in a panoramic format. .

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        The Poems of John Keats: Arranged in Chronological Order with a Preface by Sidney Colvin. 2 Volumes

      London: The Florence Press for Chatto & Windus 1915, 1st edition, 209 of 250 numbered copies.. () Vol 1: xviii, 338; Vol 2: viii, 371pp. Very good. Square octavo. Original vellum boards with gilt lettering on front and spine. Volume one has slight scratch on front board, minor wear to corners. Gilt top foredge, others untrimmed. Textblock is clean and solid. A great arrangement of Keat's poems in rare vellum binding..

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        New Youth (Set of 12)(Chinese Edition) XIN QING NIAN ( TAO ZHUANG GONG 12 CE )

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Pages Number: 5 760 Language: Chinese. New Youth. a total of 12 sets of books. New Youth magazine. founded in September 1915 and July 1922 suspension period. a total of nine volumes. Volume I Youth Magazine. the second beginning of term of endearment New Youth. VIII from the trowel shoulder publication of the Communist Party of China Shanghai launched the group. 1921. also the first by once Note Archive for the organ of the Communist Party of China was founded. New Youth scope of th... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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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.

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        Sergeant Michael Cassidy, R.E

      London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1915. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black, pictorial decoration to upper board in green and black. With the dust jacket. Contemporary military gift inscription to front pastedown. Light spotting to edges, upper board slightly bowed. A very good copy in the dust jacket with a small piece missing from the top of the spine panel costing two letters from the title, several short closed tears and minor repair to the verso. First edition, first impression, the first novel by the author of the Bulldog Drummond series. Exceptionally uncommon in the dust jacket.

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        Lustige Blätter. Volständige Jahrgang 1915 . Kriegsnummer

      1915 - Jahr 1915 ganz vollständig / Jg. 30, Nr. 1-52 Sehr vielen Abbildungen, teils ganzseitig und in Farbe. In Originalheften, mit jeweils ganzseitige Farbillustrationen . 1 volumes. 19000 g

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        The ibex of Sha-Ping and other Himalayan studies.

      Macmillan, London 1915 - First edition, large 8vo, pp. xiv, 151, [1]; 15 tipped-in plates reproducing watercolors by the author, as well as numerous small pen and ink sketches by him in the margins; a good, sound copy in original green cloth decorated in gilt on the cover and spine, the spine a bit dull. Inscribed, "For Grandmamma with Montie & Rosie's dear love. In memory of their darling boy, the author. E'en as he trod that day to God, so walked he from his birth, In simpleness & gentleness, & honour & clean mirth. (Kipling) October 2nd, 1915." Rundall was killed in action in 1914 (in the same battle that took his brother as well). The book is a series of stories of hunting adventure, told from both the hunter's point of view and the hunted. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Uber die Entstehung der Eugsterschen Zwitterbienen

      Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig. PAMPHLET. First Separate edition. Offprint. Genetics. Cytology. Karl Sax and E. M. East ownership stamps front cover. Very good. Rare. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1915.

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        Kriegsluftschiff Z XII (LZ 26) 23.10.1915 Ansichtskarte geschrieben vom Luftschiffkapitän Hacker an seinen Sohn mit Kommandostempel Z XII aus Königsberg

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        The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion

      London: John Lane, 1915. Hardcover without jacket. Scarce first edition. Slightly cocked, with few marks on rear board. Edges and spine sides are slightly worn; leading corners and spine ends are bumped and fraying a little. Label over upper edge of front pastedown, partially visible on upper edge of front board. Very few small, minor marks on discoloured page block. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Endpapers are tanned; minor foxing and age-related marks on a few pages within - never obscuring text. Hinge is slightly weak from age in a few places, the most noticeable instance being at p.272/3, but all pages remain intact. Very few pages have faintly creased leading corners. Despite these minor imperfections caused mainly by age, item is well-preserved, and all text remains clear. TS. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.

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        Reveries over Childhood and Youth / Early Memories; Some Chapters of Autobiography

      Cuala Press, Churchtown Dundrum, 1915, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Limited EditionThe book number above relates to three volumes from the Yeats family: "Reveries over Childhood and Youth" from William Butler Yeats; "Plates to accompany Reveries over childhood and youth by W. B. Yeats" and "Early Memories; some chapters of autobiography" by John Butler Yeats [father of W.B.]. All three are from the stable of the legendary Cuala Press a private press, started by Elizabeth Yeats. There is vivid and strong evidence in all three books of how her time with William Morris in London influenced her use of paper, print, font and decoration. "Reveries" is marked (by hand) number 56 of 425 copies published in 1915. "Early Memories" published in 1923 ("the second year of the Irish Free State") is one of five hundred copies printed. It has a preface by W.B. Yeats. Both of these books have some uncut pages. All three of these beautiful small books have board covers and cloth spines. All three have general handling and shelving wear to the covers and the corners. The slim volume of plates contains all the plates to accompany William Butler's "Reveries". The inside front and back covers and frontis and back papers have general marking and age related markings. All three spines are marked and worn. Inside, the pages are thick, thrillingly energetic and beautifully printed. The print is bold and fresh. The plates have foxing to the bottom rims. the black background of the 'memory harbour' plate is torn but the plate itself is not damaged. Some pages have foxing and handling marks, but in major generality the pages are unblemished by age or hand. These books may be owned with complete satisfaction, joy and pleasure. fk Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Memoir; Inventory No: aily.

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        Ministry of Munitions of War : collection of original memorandums and reports, 1915-1919

      London : HMSO, 1915-1919, 1915, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionAll items are in a good or very good condition, with varying degrees of dulling and nicks around the edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; A collection of original memorandums, reports and related ephemera (including manuscript material) from the Ministry of Munitions of War, Great Britain. Contents include: [1] Home office interim report on the investigation of industrial fatigue... A. F. Stanley Kent. Cd. 8056. 1915. 34p. [2] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 1 - Sunday labour. 1915. 6p. [3] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 2 - Welfare supervision. Cd. 8151. 1915. 7p. [4] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 4 - Employment of women. Cd. 8185. 1916. 10p. [5] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 5 - Hours of work. Cd. 8186. 1916. 9p. [6] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 6 - Canteen construction and equipment. Cd. 8199. 1916. 7p. Folding plan. [7] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 9 - Ventilation and lighting... Cd. 8215. 1916. 9p. [8] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 11 - Investigation of workers' food... Cd. 8370. 1916. 11p. [9] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 12 - Statistical information concerning output... Cd. 8344. 1916. 11p. [10] Ministry of Munitions, Intelligence and Record Section - Report on the time-keeping in controlled establishments in August 1917. 9p. [11] Report of a conference of boys' welfare supervisors... October 1917. 49p. [12 ] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 17 - Health and welfare of munition workers outside the factory. 1917. 9p. [13 ] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 18 - Further statistical information... Cd. 8628. 1917. 18p. [14] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 20 - Weekly hours of employment. Cd. 8801. 1917. 7p. [15] Health of Munition Workers Committee - Memorandum no. 21 - Investigation of the factors concerned in the causation of industrial accidents. Cd. 9046. 1918. 46p. [16] Memorandum on the shortening of hours and the adoption of single-break-day factories amd workshops. Home Office: Factory Department, 1919. 31p.

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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. Kirkpatrick A1a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Duckworth & Co. London. 1915. FIRST EDITION. The Authors first book. A very good bright clean copy, pages crisp and clean. 6pp of adverts +16pp publishers catalogue at end. Finely bound in recent full dark green morocco, raised bands, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. Only 2000 copies were published on March 26th 1915. This book was not published in America until 1920. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Highgrader

      New York: G.W. Dillingham. (1915). First. First edition. Light stain to front board, very good in very good plus dustwrapper but for a small tape remnant at the crown and a small label removed from the bottom of the spine. Both book and jacket illustrated by D.C. Hutchison. Basis for the 1919 Edward LeSaint film Fighting for Gold with Tom Mix, Harry Lonsdale, Hattie Buskirk, and Frank Clark. Exceptionally scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Large Signed Engraving of Wilson

      - Large Signed Engraving of Wilson.A 12 1/2 by 16 inch engraving of Wilson by William Barmore of New York, copyright 1915, signed in dark pencil by the President, ÒSincerely, Woodrow Wilson.Ó A large and dynamic image. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Passing of the Armies

      New York & London: Putnams, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. From commanding the 20th Maine (whose actions were recalled in Michael Shaara's historical fiction novel The Killer Angels and the 1993 movie Gettysburg) and earning the Medal of Honor at Little Round Top to the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox, Colonel (later General) Chamberlain participated in many of the Civil War's pivotal moments. Posthumously published after his post war career as Governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College, this book deserves to be in any serious Civil War collection. Pencil gift inscription "1918" on free end paper, wear to head/tail of spine and bumping to corners. Text appears to be unread and is near perfect after almost a century.

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        Special Exhibition. Paintings, Drawings, Etchings, Lithographs and Sculptures by Henri Matisse.

      Montross Gallery. 1915 - A tan paper folding sheet, folds out to 235x95. Glue residue to rear cover from mounting. A short exhibition list for Matisse's first New York show. From the collection of Bernard Karpel. Very rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol

      London: William Heinemann,, 1915. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full purple morocco, decorative block to spine and front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with 12 colour prints and 18 in black and white. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy finely bound. First Rackham edition.

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        BEDTIME BILLY (code number B457)

      Valentine & Sons, Ltd., Dundee & London 1915 - Attwell, Mabel Lucie. BEDTIME BILLY (code number B457). Dundee & London: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., circa 1915. First edition. Narrow folio - 4-5/8" x 13-11/16". Full color pictorial stiff card wrappers cut around the shape of a cute little Attwell boy dressed in striped pajamas with moveable arms rivetted in place. The wrappers exhibit minor rubbing around the die cut outline of the child, a crease across the neckline, a crease across the forehead right at Billy's hairline and a small crease near the rivet on each of his arms. This book is a very desirable, hard to find Attwell book in very nice shape. [16]pp. The book tells the story of Billy and how proud he is of his new pajamas and what trouble his pride gets him into. The good news is that Billy's troubles all occurred in a dream and he learns from his dream not to be so proud so his lesson was rather easily learned. Every other page has a full page black and white and red illustration by Mabel Lucie Attwell of Billy and his dolly friends including a Gollywog. Internally, there is minor offsetting to a few of the illustrations for what is still a lovely copy of the book. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD. Extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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