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      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" Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        Of Human Bondage.

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1915] - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, second printing, published in the same year as the first printing, and with the misprint on p. 257, line 4 corrected (the first issue read "help" instead of "helped"). Loren & Frances Rothschild Collection, V, 83; Stott A21a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      London: (privately printed) The Complete Press, 1915. First edition. 8vo. Sewn wraps. Minor edgewear with tiny crease and tears and beginning extremity toning on covers and text pages. Very Good+ condition. Author's second book.The image is of the actual book described and not a stock photo.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Supplement to Alberta Horse and Cattle Brands Being Brands Recorded During the Way 1914

      Edmonton: Alberta Department of Agriculture 1915, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 107, xiii. Very good. 12mo, original black cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. Shows some fading / rubbing, is otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Very scarce supplement..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Bruno Chap Books [complete set]

      New York: Greenwich Village Press,, 1915. Edited by Guido Bruno in his Garret in Washington Square. 22 issues bound in 2 volumes. Contemporary cloth backed boards. Original coloured wrappers to each volume bound in. Cloth at joints of volume I deteriorated, bindings a little rubbed and marked, corners bumped. A very good set. First editions, first printings of all 22 of the Bruno Chap Books, including work by Djuna Barnes and Richard Aldington. Guido Bruno (1884–1942) was a familiar Greenwich Village eccentric between 1906 and 1917. He undertook a number of publishing ventures in addition to these chap books, including the magazine Greenwich Village and Bruno's Weekly, co-founded the Thimble Theatre with Charles Edison, and became known for a series of artistic fakes and scams, most memorably his tourist trap garret full of "struggling artists" (Wetzsteon, Republic of Dreams).

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        Meadow Flowers -by D E Stevenson -- the Author's 1st Book

      London: Erskine MacDonald, 1915, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1915. -------------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy of this extremely rare book, green cloth, some foxing to the paper, lacking from most D E Stevenson collections, her next book was many years away from being published, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued (?). Illus. by Text Cover.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        The Yellow Claw

      Lippincott's Magazine. 1915, 39. First appearance in print, bound from the parts. 8vo. Attractively bound in recent half green morocco leather with gilt titles to spine, black title label. Green cloth boards and plain endpapers. Bound from the parts extracted form the 1915 issues of Lippincott's Magazine predating the first US edition in book form, the first appearance of one of Mr.Rohmer's more melodramatic stories, which for the man who created Fu-Manchu, master of the Si-Fan, is saying something. As far as he was concerned if it didn't have an opium den in there somewhere it just wasn't a story. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [1972]

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        Pictorial Mileage Road Book, California Edition

      Richmond, CA: Motogram Company, 1915. Soft cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A fascinating look into early automobile culture. This motorist's guide of California consists of small (1 1/4" x 13/16") photographs that show the road at every mile as taken through the windshield. Road conditions are described as well. The company boasts that their maps, which have been custom produced, "show just what the motorist needs, and no more." If "what the motorist needs" is indeed maps that consist merely of lines that go from one dot to another with little geographic context. Although it is easy to poke fun of these simple designs, how different are they from today's GPS navigation systems that merely bark out directions? Flexible board covers rubbed on edges, corners creased. A few pages have tears and stains; at least one motorist found this a useful tool.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen

      Jefferson Press, Boston & New York 1915 - Inv. # V-071130A. 12 volumes bound in brown leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers, with red and green spine labels, gilt-stampe d titles and elaborate gilt-stamped tooling on spine. T.E.G. Title pages in red & black. Illustrated by C.E. and H.M. Brock. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson,with an Introduction by Prof. William Lyon Phelps, Ph.D., Lampson Professor of English Literature, Yale University. 8.5" x 5.25" This is a 1915 reissue in 12 volumes of the 10-volume Old Manor House Edition (Gilson E106), published in 1906 by Frank S. Holby. The Holby edition was also reissued as the 12 volume (limited) 1906 Chawton Edition; as the 12 volume 1906 Manydown Edition; as the 1907 12 volume Illustrated Cabinet Edition (Dana Estes); and as the 1913 12 volume "Winchester Edition" (Himebaugh, New York), this last not to be confused with the Winchester Editions issued by John Grant, Edinburgh. Our set consists of 10 volumes of the Novels, and 2 of the minor works and the Letters.; Color Illustrations; 8vo. Illustrated by C.E. & H.M. Brock. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [n.p.]: , 1915. - A Wonderful and Playful Original Louis Wain WatercolorWAIN, Louis (1860-1939). "Leap-frog." [N.p.: n.d., ca. 1915]. Original pen, ink, and watercolor drawing. Signed at lower right. Image size: 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches; 340 x 265 mm. Matted, framed, and glazed.A wonderful example of a Louis Wain original watercolor drawing, depicting two cats, a brown tabby cat dressed as a policeman and a black cat with white markings on his face and white paws dressed as a jester and leaning on a cane, playing leap-frog on a sidewalk in front of a barber’s shop, the door reading "Combs./Tonsorial/Artist/Hair Cut. 6d./Shaving. 6d./Wigs." There are three signs in the window behind them: "Mouse/Hair/Wash," "Keep Your/Fur Clean/and Your/Nose Cold," "Never Sit/on your Tail/it Spoils the/Fur." A highly colorful and playful example.

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      S. Fischer,, Berlin, 1915 - Berlin, S. Fischer, 1915. 8° 280 + 8 S. OHPgm. Dritte und vierte Auflage im Jahr der Erstauflage. Siehe WG II 16. Mit einem Foto von Altenberg als Frontispiz. Mit ganzseitiger eighd. Widm. Altenbergs, dat. 26. 4. 1917. - Ebd. etw. fleckig, St. a. T., Ecken leicht bestoßen, innen geringf. fingerfleckig, gutes Expl. - "'Chauvinismus' ist die ekelhafteste Art von geistiger Beschränktheit! Der Deutsche und der richtige Österreicher haben es nicht! . gewidmet dem Vereine 'Deutsche Heimat'." (Widmung) Deutsch

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        Tatters, the Puppy.

      Dundee, London & Montreal Valentine & Sons (c. 1915) - Small quarto. (8)ff. A die-cut shaped book for children in the form of a large-eyed puppy wearing a big blue ribbon. Illustrated throughout by Louis Wain in black and red, depicting the misadventures of Tatters the puppy as he learns how to be a good dog. Wain was best known for his illustrations of cats, but dogs were also one of his favorite subjects, especially early in his career. In illustrated wrappers, which depict both the front and back of the puppy. Slightest wear to spine, else a very fine, fresh copy of a scarce book. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. 1915 - 1st 1915. Very good condition with no wrapper. Edited by Edric Vredenburg. Father Tuck's "Golden Gift" Series. Red cloth spine with black title. Pictorial boards show dozing mother cat with rocking cradle of three kittens in front of a fireplace. Colour frontis plus b/w and two tone illustrations of cats and some of dogs throughout. Top of boards and frontis damp stained. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Slight margin loss at top of title page and next four pages. A few grubby marks to last page else contents lovely, clean and bright. A nice copy of a scarce title. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        UNIVERSITY Of NORTH DAKOTA, 1915 - 1919

      [Grand Forks]:. 1915 - 1918.. Album: 11-1/4" x 15". 59 leaves of black mounting paper.. Commercial faux-leather, screw-post photograph album.. Album - VG. Most images Very Good or better.. The album compiler, Ms Stumpf, after graduation would go on to be a Chemistry teacher at Spearfish State Normal Training School. Later, she would marry Chester Paterson, and move to Reno, Nevada. Herein she [primarily] documents her life at the University of North Dakota... while, as might be expected, many are images of friends & colleagues, also pictured a campus buildings, football games, the wireless lab, dorm life at Davis Hall, the State Oil Lab [in the Chemistry Building], the 1916 Coulee flood, the Girls Freshman Basketball team, Great Northern train wreck [October 2, 1915], the annual May Fete celebrations & the 1918 Flu epidemic. This photograph album a wonderful primary source, offering a unique visual documentary glimpse into the WWI era at this University. . 625 b/w corner mounted photographs, mostly of a 'snapshot' variety; sizes range from 1-3/4" x 2-1/2' to 3-1/4" x 4-3/8" to 3-1/2" x 5/1/4" to 8" x 10". Most are of the first two sizes. Many are captioned, with a goodly number of people identified. Evidence of 3 removed photographs. One RPPC & a later [1956] snapshot laid-in.

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        Bib Ballads

      Illustrated by Fontaine Fox. Chicago: P.F. Volland & Co, [1915]. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Clipped signature of Lardner mounted to front flyleaf. Else a fine fresh copy in the original, two-piece publisher's box. (very minor wear to box). Save two rare collaborative efforts, Lardner's first book, highly uncommon in the original box. Bruccoli A3.

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        Metamorphosis (Verwandlung)

      Kurt Wolff Verlag 1915 - First Edition, First Printing bound in the ORIGINAL boards. This is the TRUE FIRST hardcover edition. A wonderful copy with light wear to the boards. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Kafka First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Moneta. Vocabolario generale.

      Istituto Italiano Numismatica (Vincenzo Bartelli),, Roma, 1915 - In-4° (318x215mm), pp. VIII, 596 + CXLIV tavv. fototipiche (ognuna delle quali con numerose figure), pp. CXLV-CLVI di indice dei personaggi e dei luoghi, legatura del tempo m. tela grezza. Titolo in oro su tassello in pelle verde al dorso. 140 tavole f.t. con centinaia di riproduzioni di monete, 1.600 fotoincisioni n.t. e tre indici: per personaggi, geografico e dei popoli. Testo bicolonne. Lievi fioriture al dorso. Ottima copia. Prima edizione di questo monumentale repertorio numismatico adunante molte migliaia di voci in ordine alfabetico. Edoardo Martinori (Roma, 1854-ivi, 1935) fu insigne numismatico (fu presidente dell'Istituto Italiana di Numismatica), alpinista, viaggiatore e pioniere dello sci in Italia, "raffinato intellettuale, viaggiatore, sportivo e conoscitore di lontani mondi" (Monica Capalbi, I Martinori da Scalpellini a imprenditori, da popolo a borghesia, in Simonetta Ciranna, I Martinori. Scalpellini, inventori, imprenditori dalla città dei papi a Roma, Roma, 2007). Modesti, 1432. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        La cuisine anglo-américaine, comprenant la cuisine anglaise, la cuisine américaine, avec la patisserie de cuisine et de magasin, les desserts, les glaces, la petit boulangerie, les boissons americaines, etc., précédée d'un petit historique de l'agriculture et des produits du Nouveau Monde au moment de sa découverte. La cuisine de l'Amérique Centrale, comprenant tous les plats de quelque importance usités dans ces contrées et dont beaucoup peuvent etre pratiques partout. - Recettes et notes sur les legumes et les fruits tropicaux.

      [L. Weiss & Co.], New York 1915 - [6], 489 pp. Fairly worn half leather. Gilt upper edge. Dedication from author [Sylvain C. Goy] on inside of free front endpaper. Interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Whaler

      John Andrew & Son 1915, restrike. (Photograph) Very good. The Whaler. "The North American Indian" Intended for Portfolio 11 as Plate 382. 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 7 / 8"..

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      The Trustees of the British Museum, London 1915 - A scarce and complete 5 volume set of this complete catalogue of the works of Dutch and Flemish artists in the British Museum, published in 1915/1923/1926/1931 and 1932 respectively. Dimensions: 25.5cm x 16.5cm approx. The volumes deal with the following subjects: Vol 1 - Drawings by Rembrandt and his School. Vol 2 - Drawings by Rubens, Van Dyck and other Artists of the Flemish School of the XVII Century. Vol 3 - Dutch Drawing of the XVII Century (A-M). Vol 4 - Dutch Drawings of the XVII Century (N-Z & Anonymous). Vol 5 - by A. E. Popham - Dutch and Flemish Drawings of the XV and XVI Centuries. 937 pages of text in total plus 391 pages of black and white plates. Spines are very slightly skewed. Some wear/rubbing/marking/fading to cloth covers. Internal pages very good with slight yellowing to text pages, some minor wear to extreme edges and a few very minor marks. Bindings tight. Please note that these books will weigh approximately 4.9kg when packed and will, therefore, require much higher postal charges than standard. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1915 - [First World War]. (CHURCHILL, Winston, et al.). "A SOUVENIR OF THE GREAT WAR." Circa 1914-1915. A piece of linen, 19 1/2 by 24 1/2 inches, printed with 28 portraits of heads-of-state and political and military leaders, mostly from England and Commonwealth countries, but also including those from allied countries: France, Belgium, Serbia, Russia and Japan. A central motif representing Britain's pact with Belgium, wherein Britain promised to aid Belgium if her neutrality was breached, is superimposed over flags of the allied nations. "A scrap of paper," the German Chancellor von Bethman-Hollweg's derisive remark about the pact, is printed next to the document with an arrow pointing toward it. But arching above and below the document are the phrases "Liberty & Peace" and "Our Word Our Bond." Portraits of Lord Kitchener, General Joffre, Grand Duke Nicholas, and General French, the top British, French and Russian military leaders, are printed above the pact. The remaining portraits form a border around the cloth; moving clockwise from the right corner, they are: King of Servia [sic], Czar of Russia, General Botha, Gen. Smith Dorrien, Gen. D. Henderson, Gen. Allenby, Col. Sam Hughes, King of Belgium, General Le Man, Lord Landsdowne, Rear Admiral Beatty, Hon. Winston Churchill, Lord Fisher, Admiral Jellicoe, Gen. Douglas Haig, Sir Edward Grey, Pres. Poincare, Hon. A. Bonar Law, Hon. H. H. Asquith, Lord Roberts, Maharajah of Behar, Viceroy of India, King George V, Mikado. Printed in sepia, red, blue and yellow, and mounted on mat board; the cloth is lightly age-toned, and the blue has faded to light grey, but very good overall.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, October 6th, 1915 - The Sham Peace Societies/The Future of the Submarine, By Aleister Crowley/The War of 1920 (continued)

      The International Monthly, New York 1915 - Pages 145-164 (20 pages in this issue). Features: Why the Money Trust Wants War - The Sham Peace Societies - Part VII, by Charles A. Collman; Germany's Relation to Russia and to England, by Rudolph Eucken; The "Saturday Evening Post" Grows Vicous - this publication has grown vicously anti-German after beginning the war neutral - in fact they published a series of articles by Irwin S. Cobb - a linkage is made to the increase in advertising by munition factories in that publication; The Future of the Submarine, by Aleister Crowley; Notable American Hyphenates - a list of Americans pushing for war; A "Herald" Exposure Exposed - a sickly attempt to aid the English-French-Russian loan commission; Ireland Fails to Uphold England - Tory Newspaper Admits Failure of British Recruiting in the Emerald Isle; The War of 1920 (Continued); Zeppelins; Bulgaria; Our Recent Victories; Armenian Atrocities in England; The Allies' Offensive; "The Fatherland" and the Passaic Library; Belgium under German Rule, by Louis Viereck; Full-page ad for Budweiser on back cover features a Jeffersonian theme; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Stock Book]: Triangle Distributing Corporation Preferred

      New York: W.N. Perrin & Company. [circa 1915]. Film corporation stock book. Oblong octavo. Green boards with red canvas spine and gilt lettering. Wear to the extremities, staple holes on the front endpapers and light tidemarks, 45 of 50 stock certificates still attached along with the receipts of four others, very good plus. A stock book for the Triangle Distributing Corporation, the distribution arm of the Triangle Film Corporation, the first vertically integrated film production company, founded by D.W. Griffith, Mack Sennett, and Thomas Ince in 1915. The idea was that by producing feature-length films with the industry's premiere talent, including Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., and others, Triangle could charge more per picture. The studio produced several notable films but mismanagement and losses from Griffith's epic Intolerance doomed the venture by 1918. Accompanied by a copy of the book, Dreams for Sale: The Rise and Fall of the Triangle Film Corporation by Kalton C. Lahue. An interesting document from the nascent days of silent films. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Neueste Nachrichten . Alpenländisches Morgenblatt mit Handels-Zeitung. - Mit den Tagesschlagzeilen-Anschlägen vom 2. Jg., 25. Mai 1915 bis 31. August 1915, 1. September bis 30. November 1915. 3. Jg., 1. April 1916 bis 31. Dezember 1916. 4. Jg., 1. Februar 1917 bis 31. Mai 1917, 1. Juni 1917 bis 5. November 1917. 6. November 1917 bis 5. Jg., 28. Februar 1918. 5. Jg. 1. März 1918 bis 31. Mai 1918.

      Selbstverlag,, Salzburg, 1915 - 7 Bde. Salzburg, Selbstverlag, 1915 - 1918. o. Pag. Priv. Hlwd. der Zeit. Vgl. ZDB-650706-2. - Randläsuren, einige Werbemarkenausschnitte, keine fl. V., tlw. etw. fleckig u. stockfleckig, Ebd. m. Gbrsp. - Interessante Zeugnisse der Zeit. Enthält nur die jeweiligen Schlagzeilen-Anschläge. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1915 - A Tale of Mystery and Marvel. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, n.d. [1915]. Original dark green cloth pictorially decorated in grey, light blue and orange. First Separate Edition, American issue. This is a story about a man's effort to rule the world, by dominating it from the air in his nefarious flying machine "The Terrible." The tale demonstrates the evolution of Verne's cynicism: earlier he had written THE CLIPPER OF THE CLOUDS, in which Robur the inventor tours the world in his magnificent flying machine -- but now Robur the Conqueror is back, seeking world domination instead of scientific discovery.~This tale was initially published in French in 1904, and then in 1911 it was included in Vincent Parke's fifteen-volume WORKS OF JULES VERNE -- its first appearance in English. Sampson Low published the book on its own near the end of 1914, and then Lippincott followed with an American edition (from the British sheets) the following year, as here. Though not mentioned on the title page, there are many illustrations.~This is an attractive copy, in just-about-fine condition (one tiny nick in the spine head, a few minor scratches); unlike the UK edition, the spine lettering is in gold and is thus quite legible -- because the UK was at war but the US was not (yet). In our experience, some of the last Verne titles are among the toughest to find, and this is a good example. Taves & Michaluk V054; Myers 37. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited Publishers, n.d.. Foxing to the page edges, front and rear pastedowns, and several internal pages, else very good in red cloth in a very good jacket, with a few chips, several small closed tears, and fading to the front and rear panels.. Presumed later printing, red cloth, c. 1915. Quarto. A collection of poems attributed to the Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer Omar Khayyám, translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated with 20 tipped-in plates by Edmund Dulac.

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        Exhibits, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Nos. 57-62. Productive Efficiency in the Western as Compared with the Eastern District [and five other exhibits; full titles gladly provided on request]

      Superior Typesetting Co., Chicago 1915 - Black cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the elaborate library bookplate setting forth the presentation to it by Justice Brandeis Justice Brandeis' personal copy of six exhibits in the Western Arbitration Case, involving almost 100 western railroads and some 55,000 workers, each of the exhibits with his red-ink personal ownership stamp ("Property of Louis D. Brandeis") [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens by J. M. Barrie. With Drawings by Arthur Rackham. [In a Sangorski & Sutcliffe/Marshal Field Binding; with 16 Color Illustrations].

      Hodder and Stoughton Limited London. (Undated). [-] Printed [by] T. and A. Constable Ltd., Printers, Edinburgh. Illustrations Printed by Henry Stone and Son Ltd., Banbury. - Size of binding: 6 in. x 8 in. x 1 1/2 in. (thick), half-title; tipped-in color frontispiece with title-printed tissue guard; title-page with two designs printed in black; dedication page; contents page; half-title. [10]pp., pp. 1-[126] + [2]pp. map. Illustrated with a total of 16, tipped-in color plates, each with a title-printed tissue guard (the tissue guard of plate [10], at p. 68, shows a horizontal tear across most of the lower section); and two other designs in black on white, at p. 1, p. 14, and a diagram at p. 125. An undated, but fairly early English printing; ca. 1915-35, of the smaller size trade edition. Specially bound in full maroon, crushed morocco leather. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, England for Marshall Field and Company (with this stamped on the top and bottom edges of the upper and lower leather turn-ins of the inner front cover). With five raised bands on the spine, with dark brown title labels with gilt-lettered titling, and richly gilt floral designs in compartments, featuring various tools: bird in flight, butterfly, bee, dragonfly, in the center of the compartments, with gilt floral borders on the upper and lower cover margins, gilt borders on the cover edges, inner gilt dentelles on the leather turn-ins; sewn headbands, all edges gilt, with chintz-style colored floral design endpapers. The cover corners show rubbing to the leather surface, some light scratches to the outer covers, a few tiny wax spots to the spine. The paper shows general, age-related tanning, as do the mounting pages for the plates. A few scattered tan spots, or minor stains are present to a few page margins. A specially produced, gift-type fine binding, made to be sold by the Marshall Field & Company, department store in Chicago. Scarce item. Sold as an example of this type of binding. Weight: 1 1/2 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Archivo y Biblioteca De La Casa De Medinaceli. Series De Sus Principales Documentos. 1º: Histórica. 2º: Bibliografía. Los Más Importantes Documentos De La Biblioteca Del Duque De Medinaceli.

      A. Paz y Melià, Madrid, 1915 - 1922 - XVIII - 482pp. 58 láminas = y = 554pp. - 2 h. y numerosas láminas sin numerar. En color y negro sumamente ilustrado con facsímiles, portadas, grabados, miniados, encuadernaciones. magnífico ejemplar con una excelente encuadernación, firmada por Miquel Rius, en piel roja decorada con orlas en oro. Lomeras con nervios y florones. Cantos fileteados. Guardas enmarcadas en piel decorada. Cortes dorados.Nuestro ejemplar con una carta mecanoscrita original, firmada a mano por el Duque de Medinaceli, datada en 1929. =La Casa de Medinaceli es una casa nobiliaria española originaria de la Corona de Castilla, cuyo nombre proviene del condado de Medinaceli, título nobiliario hereditario que Enrique II concedió a Bernardo de Bearne, hijo bastardo de Gastón Febus, conde de Foix y vizconde de Bearne, y esposo de Isabel de la Cerda y Pérez de Guzmán, bisnieta de Fernando de la Cerda, Infante de Castilla. La reina Isabel la Católica elevó el condado a ducado de Medinaceli en 1479 en la persona de Luis de la Cerda y de la Vega, V conde de Medinaceli. Su nombre se refiere al municipio castellano de Medinaceli, en la provincia de Soria y tiene asociada Grandeza de España desde 1520. El ducado permaneció en la casa de la Cerda hasta que recayó en la casa de Priego, del linaje Fernández de Córdoba, donde perdura. Su actual cabeza es Victoria Eugenia Fernández de Córdoba y Fernández de Henestrosa, XVIII duquesa de Medinaceli. Size: 2 Vols. 32 x 22 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Spoon River Anthology

      New York: Macmillan. 1915. First. First edition, first issue. Fine in very good plus dustwrapper with a little overall age-toning to the white jacket, and modest chipping at the crown. The author's best-known work, a collection of free-verse monologues, as told from beyond the grave, of the former inhabitants of a small town. Johnson Highspot of American Literature. Rare in dustwrapper. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Rainbow

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1915 - 8vo., blue-green cloth lettered in blind and gilt; with the slightest fading to spine and offsetting to the endpapers. First edition, first issue; one of less than 2500 copies, the majority presumably destroyed as a result of the court action against the novel. Roberts A7 ----- From the library of William Maxwell (1873-1957), with the noted printer’s bookplate on the front pastedown - designed by English artist and engraver John Farleigh (1900-1965). Maxwell, managing director of R. and R. Clark Ltd, printers, Edinburgh, compiled “Dun Emer Press and the Cuala Press 1903-1932” and printed several works by George Bernard Shaw, including “The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God,” which Farleigh enhanced with woodblock illustrations. A superior copy of Lawrence’s classic with a distinguished provenance [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Spoon River Anthology

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1915 - Gift quality copy. Previous owner's ink signature on ffep; bottom edge of front board very lightly rubbed from shelving, otherwise textblock and the finely ribbed binding is immaculate and tight; dust jacket displays original book price of $1.25 on spine; the unrestored dust jacket has pronounced character soil and smudge spots, with extremities and folds heavily chipped, worn and creased, front inside flap partially torn through at the fold, but still attached. 248p.; ad announcement leaf plus five pages of ads at rear; this printing issued in October 1915. Size: 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clausen Books, RMABA]
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        Autograph letter signed ("HBergson").

      Paris, 8. I. 1915. - Small 4to. 1½ pp. on double leaf. To M. Derougemont.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Thirty-Nine Steps

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1915. First edition, first printing. Good condition hardcover. No jacket. Clean text. Hinges are very tender; book needs to be handled with care. Boards curved, sunning to back board. Spine sunned. Two insect holes through back cover, one extending into margin of last few dozen pages. Former owner's name on front end paper. Quite uncommon. The very first printing in book form of John Buchan's novel, which was adapted for film a number of times, most famously in 1935 by director Alfred Hitchcock.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Hodder & Stoughton 1915 - Circa 1915. Very good condition with no wrapper. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. 24 superb tipped-in colour plates. A collection of stories which originally appeared in Sir G.W. Dasent's "Popular Tales from the Norse". Spine slightly bumped, corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Contents bright and clean. An early reprint of this beautiful, scarce book. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        North of Boston

      New York: Henry Holt, 1915: Signed. Stated second American Edition (though technically the first edition to be printed in America), Fourth Printing. In a first issue dust jacket with "fain" instead of "faint" on the front panel. Signed and dated with a location by Robert Frost on the front free end paper; signed at the Elizabethan Club of Yale University. In Very Good+ condition. Clean pages, sound binding. Pages are lightly age toned. Slight ding to top edge of front board. Cloth is faintly sunned, with faint mottling at gutters. The dust jacket shows minor chipping to corners and head of spine, light wear at folds, light surface wear with light scratches, a short closed tear to the rear panel, and a small stain to the front panel. A very handsome copy; signed and in the original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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