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        Of Human Bondage

      George H. Doran Company, New York 1915 - First Edition, First Printing without the Doran monogram printed on the copyright page. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the panels. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION bound in the original publisher's green cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        JULIA WARD HOWE 1819 - 1910

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. A Fine copy with a Very Good example of the printed white dustwrapper. Volume 1 only of two volumes in original cloth-backed boards and the scarce dustwrapper. One of 450 numbered copies of the Large-Paper Edition with a lettered (A W. S.) leaf of Howe's unsigned AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT tipped in by the publisher, this example with 23 lines including some exceptional content on women's rights. In full: "It is not natural for women to make their lives entirely secondary to and dependent upon those of man. Nature, who divides her offices so equally between the sexes, nowhere gives any indication of an inferior intention or position for the mothers of living things. On the contrary, it is natural for the male animal to show a certain respect and tenderness for his female companion, while she busies herself principally with the arduous duties of rearing her tender brood. The [?] of the him-her [?] is proverbial. Among insects, the female is usually stronger than the male, a fortunate fact, since to her belongs the office of finding food for the [?] family." Illustrated with plates and portraits, including a facsimile manuscript of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Winner of the 1917 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

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        L' Écho des Guitounes. Revue satirique, humoristique, politique, économique ( elle est...) fantaisiste et intermittente. Organe officiel des Poilus du 144e de ligne

      n. p., 1915.. 1915. Irregularly published magazine during the Great War in France by and for members of the 144th Infantery Regiment. From No. 5 (10 Avril 1915) through to No. 38 (1 Novembre 1918). * Handwritten 10 line dedication in ink on free endpaper dated"Paris, 10 Septembre 1927" with (the editor) Guitoune's signature to a "Mrs Fred BULLOCK" and "Mon cher ami Fred Bullock F.R.G.S. collaborateur à l' Echo des Guitounes" ..... "Mde Maisoncelle" The latter was the editor on chief of l' Écho. Hfcf over mrbld boards, mrbld. endpapers. Large 8°. Loosely inserted odd number of the Echo in a blueprint version (1 leaf) and a number 129 (2 lvs) dated avril 1940(!). Spine worn, a few lvs. marginally browned, overall still in a good condition. ¶ Version de la collation en langue française sur demande. AVEC ENVOI du rédacteur en chef. RARISSIMUM.

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        Science primers. Physics ... with illustrations

      "New York, Cincinnati, Chicago": "American Book Co., n.d.". [ca. 1915.]. "16mo, pp. 168, [8] ads; approximately 50 wood-engraved illustrations in the text; front hinge slightly cracked, else near fine in original limp terracotta cloth stamped in black on upper cover and spine. & & H.P. Lovecraft's copy, with his handwritten ownership name and address, ""H. P. Lovecraft / 598, Angell St., / Providence, / R. I. / U.S.A."" as well as a rubberstamp also giving his name and address, both on the front free endpaper."

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        CHESS SOUVENIRS A Collection of 104 Chess Problems and THE YEAR BOOK OF CHESS, War Number, 1915 &1916.

      London, W. W. Morgan; Simpkin, Marshall & Co; Dean & Son, 1886.CHESS SOUVENIRS, FIRST EDITION 1886, small 8vo, approximately 160 x 120 mm, 6¼ x 4¾ inches, original publisher's red cloth with blind - stamped decoration to upper cover, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, pale yellow endpapers, pages: vii, (1), 134, (2) + (8) - Catalogue of chess players' requisites sold by W. W. Morgan, Jun., the printer of our book and of the Chess Player's Chronicle. Binding quite worn, stained and flecked, spine darkened, 3 chips to spine cloth, 1 at tail (10 mm, ½"), 1 below head of spine (5 mm, ¼"), and another tiny one, title page faintly browned, contents otherwise clean and bright. A good tight copy of a very scarce book. No copy located by us in the major UK libraries including the British Library. 4 copies in OCLC in Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands and the USA. The Unexpected Guest is a poem by T. Winter - Wood which starts on page 105. The unnumbered leaf at the end provides the solution to the problems. On reverse of front endpaper is the following undated inscription: "To Leonard Sidney Woolf with best wishes and kind regards from Herbert Jacobs" (unidentified). THE YEAR BOOK, signed on first fly leaf "L. S. W. 14th Oct, 1928". 8vo, approximately 190 x 130 mm, 7½ x 5 inches, chess board illustrations, 320 pages, original publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover. Spine faded with light stains, slight wear to top and bottom of spine, pale age browning throughout, otherwise a good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Scarlet Plague

      The MacMillan Company, New York 1915 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "Set up and electrotyped. Published May, 1915." printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. The book is in great shape with slight wear to the boards. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Montross Gallery, New York 1915 - Montross Gallery., 1915. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - The exhibition catalogue for Matisse's first New York - 42 páginas - Muy buen estado - [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited Publishers, n.d. 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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        The Pilgrims of Hope and Chants for Socialists

      London: Longman's, Green & Company, 1915 - With a loosely inserted New Year's greeting card from May Morris, and the envelope addressed to Quinn in her hand and postmarked 1 Jan [19]16. The book, bound by Katharine Adams, who was a friend of May Morris, is inscribed "To John Quinn from May Morris New Year 1916." A choice association: Quinn, whose collection included several manuscripts of William Morris, was apparently the love of May's life, but Quinn lost interest in her though May tried until 1917, unsuccessfully, to continue the affair. This book was retained by Quinn's heir, his sister Julia, during the dispersal of Quinn's vast collections in 1923-4 (MORRIS, MAY) 12mo. . Full dyed black pigskin, upper cover with JQ lettered in gilt in a roundel semé with dots, by Katharine Adams (signed with her initials and device on lower turn in). Spine worn. Custom half morocco slipcase and chemise. Not in Tidcombe. Provenance: John Quinn from May Morris; Julia Quinn, his sister; by descent in the family [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The White Peacock

      Duckworth 1915 - This edition, published by Duckworth in 1915, would appear to be scarce. The only other probable copy traced is in Nottingham University library, and that one is in cloth, stamped in gold. The original card covers and spine on our copy have at some time been laid onto cloth and the book re-cased, using new endpapers. The half-title is present. Measures 17cm. x 12cm. 496 pages. There is a stamp on the title page for 'Mitchell's Book Store, 578, Cangallo (Peru), 580. The English Book Exchange' (see photo attached to listing). Enquiries, and information, very welcome. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Illustrations Of A Thousand Shells Vols. I & II

      1915 - Kyoto, Japan 1915. Vol. I & II. Softcover. A total 0f 40 (20 per volume) beautiful color woodblock prints on fine paper of shells discovered and drawn by Y. Hirase. Hirase was also involved in the preparation of the woodblocks and the printing of the plates. The plates are bound accordian style in the oriental manner. As stated in the intro. Hirase meant this to be both a work of art and science. Although two plates are split at the centerfold, the rest of the plates very good. This work appears to be extremely rare. A fabulous addition to anyone's collection [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gloria, Viktoria. Ein Weltkriegs-Bilderbuch.

      Mit 8 farbigen Bildern auf 5 starken Kartonblättern. o.O., o. Verlag o.J. (ca. 1915),. quer 8°, [8] S., farbig illustr. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. mit gerundeten Ecken. - Erste Ausgabe - in keiner dem KVK angeschlossenen Bibliothek zu finden! - vereinzelte Braunflecken, ein Blatt mit Randabrieb, Einband fleckig und etwas gewölbt, Kanten berieben - in Anlehnung an Arpad Schmidhammers "Lieb Vaterland, magst ruhig sein" - sehr selten!

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        Two Journals of the Voyage of the Revenue Cutter Commodore Perry from New York to San Francisco, December 1894 - April 1895

      Two vols. 4to ruled journals. About 125 pages of manuscript entries, and about 45 photographs. Following the American Revolution the Revenue Marine was created for the purpose of collecting and securing maritime revenues. When the US Navy came on the scene the Revenue Cutter Service, under the supervision of the US Treasury, took over the duties of the old Revenue Marine, until it became the US Coast Guard in 1915. The "Commodore Perry", a 165-foot, 282-ton, iron-hulled, single-screw, steam-powered brigantine entered service in 1884. Her original station was Lake Erie, but she made one major ocean voyage when she sailed from New York to San Francisco in 1894. There she served off the west coast and in Alaskan waters for the remainder of her career. She was lost on Tonki Point off St. Paul Island in 1910, although all hands on board were saved. The first journal in this lot is a 47 page record of the entire New York - San Francisco cruise, written by one of the officers, probably an engineer (he takes extra note of mechanical matters). It is a detailed account containing such information as the loss of the master-at-arms overboard (never recovered) and the fact that the Captain's daughter Josie was along for the ride (seasick). They called at several ports in the Caribbean and the eastern and western coasts of South America, and these shoreside episodes are recorded in detail - in Montevideo he exclaims, "I never saw so many handsome ladies." etc... In February, rounding the Horn, they were struck by the predicatble gale, and an exciting account follows.The ship, it seems, had an unfortunate propensity to roll. The writer also gives us a list of the officers of the "Perry", from which we can deduce that he is Chief Engineer George C. DeReamer... Because Assistant Engineer George M. DeReamer kept the second journal in this lot. This second DeReamer goes into even more detail than the first journalist - noting for example that the master-at-arms (who went overboard on Christmas Eve) "was addicted to the use of morphine and other powerful drugs. So that it is possible that having ran out of his supply and being unable to get any more, he committed suicide by jumping overboard." He also records the appearance of "Neptune and his Retinue" when they crossed the line, and other details of shipoboard life and liberty ashore. Unfortunately he seems to have written himself out after 75 pages of verbiage, because the account stops short on January 31, in Montevideo - without once mentioning George C. DeReamer or explaining the relationship between two men with such an unusual surname. The two journals are accompanied by about 40 albumen prints measuring 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, obviously taken on this voyage, showing port scenes, mostly from South America,mostly identified, and a couple of fascinating shots - including one of a Glacier - from the Straits of Magellan. Also four cabinet photos of naval officers, and a 10 x 8 inch silver print by "A.E. La Tour, Photographer" of seven officers aboard a side-wheeler (therefore not the "Perry") labeled on the back in a contemporary hand, "US Cutter Service. Grandfather's Uncle. 1800s. An interesting lot.

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

      London : HMSO, 1915-1919 - 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. All 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. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The FRINGES Of The FLEET. I. II. The Auxiliary Fleet. III. IV. Submarines. V. VI. Patrols.

      Doubleday Page & Co.,, New York: 1915 - Per Richards, "These six copyright pamphlets reproduce the text of a series of as many articles written at the instance of the Ministry of Information for publication in British and American newspapers, describing the activities of smaller units of the Navy emplyed at its "fringes" . The articles ran in England in The Daily Telegraph, and in the United States in the Hearst newspapers . In addition to the title article, each number contains a (here untitled) poem." Pamphlets - Nr Fine. Slipcase - VG+ (modest wear). Pale yellow paper wrappers, stapled. Housed in a red cloth chemise & slipcase. 8vo. 1st edition, Copyright issue (Livingston 399; Richards A282). Limited to 75 cc. 6 pamphlets. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      1915. Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Birmingham. 1915. 38X28. 3h+73Pag. Holandesa con puntas. Catalogo de los accesorios de las caballerizas tanto de arrastre como de ferias y competicion, la Obra consta de 73 Bellissimas laminas a toda pagina. Espectacular. Raro. Ref 5.1 Biblioteca A.

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        Les Jardins de Priape - Poëmes

      1915 - Paris, Dorbon Ainé, 1915. 210 x 220 mm, 72 pp. Reliure à la Bradel, demi-toile rouge, titre doré, couvertures conservées. EDITION ORIGINALE, UN DES 20 PREMIERS EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES SUR HOLLANDE. ENVOIEnvoi autographe signé pleine page en latin : "Habe semper in memoria atque in pectore ut tamquam scopulum sic fugias inauditum atque insolens verbum C.Julius Caesar. O beate Sesti,summa breuis uitaenos uetatinchoare longam. Horace. Adrien Bertrand Pulcherrimus e poetis /Maximus inter poetas / Poetissimus poetarum?" Adrien BERTRAND : Né à Nyons, il rejoint très tôt Paris, publie deux volumes de vers et fonde à vingt ans la revue "Les Chimères". Antimilitariste, il rejoint les troupes sans sourciller et se conduit même en héros lorsqu?il tue six Allemands croisés par hasard. Blessé, en Lorraine, par un éclat d?obus, il s?éteint doucement, mais résiste assez pour terminer "L?Appel du sol", prix Goncourt 1916. Il s?éteint le 18 novembre 1917. Ce titre fait parti de notre catalogue "ECRIVAINS MORTS A LA GUERRE" disponible en version électronique sur simple demande.

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        D'R LUSCHDIG ZIPITI und Sini Schezel.

      8 colour lithographed plates contained in a pictorial folder. First edition. A fine copy. This superb children's book is little known outside of Switzerland. The text is in a Basel dialect. Paul Hosch (1886-1975) was an architect who studied at Olbrich's Jugenstihl art colony in Hesse. Later, in Vienna he was associated with the Secession and Werstatt movement.

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        Im Garten der Aphrodite. 18 Bildgaben.

      Ohne Ort, Privatdruck, um 1915.. Illustrierter Titel und 18 Tafeln nach Franz von Bayros. Gr.-4° (34 x 28 cm). Lose Tafeln in Original-Halbleinwandmappe mit Deckelschild.. Nummer 244 von 350 Exemplaren. - Erotische Folge, Privatdruck nur für Subskribenten. - Alle Tafeln mit den Seidenschutzblättern, diese teils knitterig. Einschlagklappen der Mappe etwas gebräunt und stellenweise eingerissen. Die Mappe etwas berieben und bestoßen. *Brettschneider 18. Hayn/Gotendorf IX, 44.

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        Zeitschrift für alte und werdende Kunst. Hrsg. v. Hans Mardersteig, Carl Georg Heise u. Kurt Pinthus. Jahrgang I-III (Alles Erschienene). München, Kurt Wolff Verlag 1919-21. Folio. 1007 S. Mit 16 Orig.-Graphiken und zahlreichen, teils farbigen Abbildungen, montiert in den Text oder auf Tafeln. Orig.-Halbpergamentbde. mit farbigen Rückenschildern u. vergoldeten Deckelvignetten.

      . . Vollständige Folge der bedeutenden und repräsentativen Kunstzeitschrift, die vor allem wegen der Orig.-Graphik sehr geschätzt ist. Bei den literarischen Beiträgen handelt es sich meist um Erstdrucke, so auch bei Franz Kafka "Erstes Leid" (Dietz 61). Die folgenden Orig.-Graphiken sind enthalten: Karl Schmidt-Rottluf, Kopf, Holzschnitt 1915 - Richard Seewald, Der Hirte, Holzschnitt schablonenkoloriert - Karl Casssspa, Johannes auf Patmos, Lithographie 1918 - Franz Marc, Tierlegende, Holzschnitt 1912 - Heinrich Nauen, Mutter und Kind, Radierung 1919 - Ignatz Epper, Mädchenkopf, Lithographie 1919 - Erich Heckel, Mädchenkopf, Holzschnitt 1913 - Georg Ehrlich, Tröstung, Lithographie 1920 - Frans Masereel, Buisiness-Man, Holzschnitt 1920 - Max Kaus, Kopf, Holzschnitt 1920 - Andre Rouveyre, Kopf, Holzschnitt 1920 - Edwin Scharff, Die Brüder, Lithographie 1920 - Alexander Archipenko, Figürliche Komposition, Lithographie 1920 - Karl Hofer, Das Nest, Lithographie 1920 - Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Lesender Mann, Holzschnitt 1921 - Alexander Kanold, Klausen, Lithographie 1921. Sehr schönes Exemplar in der seltenen Halbpergamentausgabe. - Raabe, Zeitschriften 74. - Jentsch 72. - Göbel 419. - Söhn 120.

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        Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. 3-part paper

      1915-1916 1915 - Lathrop, Abbie E. C. (1868-1918) and Leo Loeb (1869-1959). (1) Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. I. Tumor incidence and tumor age in various strains of mice. Offprint from Journal of Experimental Medicine 22 (1915). 646-673pp. 266 x 183 mm. (uncut and unopened). Original printed wrappers. (2) Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. II. Tumor incidence and tumor age in hybrids. Offprint from Journal of Experimental Medicine 22 (1915). 713-731pp. 266 x 182 mm. Original printed wrappers. (3) Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. III. On the part played by internal secretion in the spontaneous development of tumors. Offprint from Journal of Cancer Research 1 (1916). 19pp. 267 x 181 mm. Original printed wrappers. Together 3 items. Edges of wrappers slightly chipped, stamps of the Yale Medical Library on front wrappers. Very good. First Editions, Offprint Issues of these groundbreaking papers on the heritability of breast cancer in mice. Lathrop, a breeder of pet mice and other small animals in Granby, Massachusetts, began noticing that certain of her mouse strains had the tendency to develop breast tumors. She sent samples of these tumor-prone mice to several scientific researchers, including pathologist Leo Loeb, who was then on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. Loeb confirmed the mouse mammary tumors as cancerous, and he and Lathrop "embarked on a five-year program of joint research on the nature and transmission of the tumors in these mice. Surprisingly, although at this time women researchers were often denied credit for their work or treated like mere assistants, the Lathrop and Loeb collaboration appears to have been genuine, and Lathrop appeared as full co-author in all of the publications from the project. "The ten articles Lathrop and Loeb wrote over the period from 1913 to 1919 represent the first work establishing the connection between certain strains of mice and the inheritance of cancer. . . . Lathrop and Loeb used breeding experiments with the "silver fawn" and other Granby mice to show that the incidence of mammary tumors varied among different "families" of mice: for example, such tumors were high in the "English tan" and "sable" but low in "cream." Furthermore, they reported that ovariectomies reduced the frequency of mammary tumors, while pregnancies increased it. And finally, they observed that when members of high-tumor and low-tumor families were crossed the incidence of tumors in the new generation emulated that of the high-tumor family" (Rader, Making Mice: Standardizing Animals for American Biomedical Research, 1900-1955, pp. 42-43). During the period of his research with Lathrop, Loeb was appointed director of the Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital in St. Louis, where he pursued his cancer researches and gained an international reputation. His collaboration with Lathrop ended with her death from pernicious anemia in 1918. Garrison-Morton 2642 (part III only: "Demonstration of the influence of an internal secretion on the development of spontaneous cancer"). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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


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        Klinger, Max. - "Venus Anadyomene (Meereszug)".

      . Radierung / Strichätzung & Aquatinta, in Rot auf China, 1915. Von Max Klinger. 46,0 x 30,2 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 60,5 x 43,5 cm (Blatt). Singer nicht bei. In der Platte rechts unten monogrammiert. - Herausragendes Alterswerk des Künstlers. Für die Figur der schaumgeborenen Liebesgöttin stand Klinger seine Muse Gertrude Bock Modell. - Sehr schön erhalten. Max Klinger (1857 Leipzig - 1920 Großjena). Deutscher Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker des Symbolismus. 1874/75 Studium an der Großherzoglich Badischen Kunstschule in Karlsruhe bei Karl Gussow und Ludwig Des Coudres, 1875 an der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. 1878 präsentierte Klinger zum ersten Mal seine Gemälde in der 52. Ausstellung der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Ab 1879 lebte er völlig zurückgezogen in Brüssel und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit Radierung und Aquatinta. Aufenthalte in Brüssel, München, Paris und Rom. Großer Erfolg als Graphiker, u.a. mit dem Radierzyklus "Paraphrase über den Fund eines Handschuhs" (1881). Klinger zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der polychromen Plastik. Zu seinen Hauptwerken zählen u.a. die Skulpturen "Beethoven", "Die neue Salome" und "Kassandra". Eine sozialkritische Sicht beweist Klinger in den Radierzyklen, ?Dramen? und ?Ein Leben?. Zahlreiche Künstler der Moderne wie Käthe Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach oder Edvard Munch beriefen sich auf ihn..

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

      Leiden, Brill, 1915.. Leiden, Brill, 1915.. 1915-1918. 4 banden en atlasband met zeer vele illustraties in en buiten text op (soms uitslaande) platen naar foto's en enige kaartjes in de text. Originele rijk gedecoreerde linnen banden met vergulde belettering. 4°. Met de zeldzame atlasband kompleet met 16 kaarten in chromolithographie in origineel bedrukt portfolio. (folio-formaat). Portfolio met beschadiging op voorplat; banden met lichte gebruikssporen. Goede set. * Recensie van het avondblad van de NRC van 16/5 1915 ligt los bij. ** Collation in the english language on request. Excellent SET WITH the often lacking ATLAS.

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      Dent , 1915. Dent , 1915. First edition. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, decoration to upper board blind stamped, in printed dustwrapper. A fine copy in a very near fine dustwrapper, which just shows a trace of wear to the head of the spine and a hint of tanning to the spine, but is exceptionally clean and crisp. Notably rare in such a fine dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        The Home of the Blizzard: Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, in Two Volumes

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company 1915 - First American edition. Includes all three maps in rear pocket. No jackets. Minor loss from heads of spines, vol. 2 front board and endpapers lightly stained, bookplate of Charles S Culverhouse on front endpaper of each. 1915 Hard Cover. xxx, 348, [1]; xiii, 337, [1] pp. Original red cloth, black titles - one of two binding variants (the other being navy blue cloth with silver titles and Antarctic motif). Illustrated with color and black & white plates, maps. Issued with three fold-out maps in pocket following text of volume 2. A first-hand account of geographic exploration and scientific study by the Australian geologist and Antarctic explorer, who two years before had returned from a voyage to Antarctica on Shackleton's Nimrod Expedition. Mawson's chose to lead his own voyage instead of accompanying Robert F. Scott's Terra Nova expedition, which would prove a wise choice, though he narrowly escaped disaster himself. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        The Home of the Blizzard: Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, in Two Volumes"

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1915. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First American edition. Includes all three maps in rear pocket. No jackets. Minor loss from heads of spines, vol. 2 front board and endpapers lightly stained, bookplate of Charles S Culverhouse on front endpaper of each. 1915 Hard Cover. xxx, 348, [1]; xiii, 337, [1] pp. Original red cloth, black titles - one of two binding variants (the other being navy blue cloth with silver titles and Antarctic motif). Illustrated with color and black & white plates, maps. Issued with three fold-out maps in pocket following text of volume 2. A first-hand account of geographic exploration and scientific study by the Australian geologist and Antarctic explorer, who two years before had returned from a voyage to Antarctica on Shackleton's Nimrod Expedition. Mawson's chose to lead his own voyage instead of accompanying Robert F. Scott's Terra Nova expedition, which would prove a wise choice, though he narrowly escaped disaster himself."

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        A Boy's Will

      Henry Holt and Co., New York 1915 - signed by the author 'Robert Frost/Amherst June 1924" who was Professor of English at Amherst during this time. On the front pastedown is the book plate of Eugene Kimball Morsman and with his signature dated June, 1924, the year he graduated from Amherst. Mr. Morsman later, went back to Amhearst and worked for 14 years as the curator of fine books at the Amherst College Library. 63pp., bound in blue cloth lettered in gilt, spine gilt, spine somewhat darkened, minor spots of rubbing, small pen mark on page 62 otherwise a very nice copy Small Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Come and Do your Bit. Join Now: Card No. 7

      London: Printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. [for] The Parliamentary Recruiting Coimmittee, 1915. London: Printed by David Allen & Sons Ld. [for] The Parliamentary Recruiting Coimmittee,, 1915. Small colour-printed poster (248 × 374 mm), mounted on stout card stock, hole-punched at the top edge with two brass eyelets, original red cord for suspension still present. A smiling Tommy, holding his rifle with bayonet fixed in his right hand, gestures towards the slogan with his left, text in yellow, printed on black within red border. Slight bump at the top right-hand corner, otherwise excellently preserved, First World War recruiting showcard, a reduced version of a very large wall poster (see Joseph M. Bruccoli collection, University of South Carolina, grtwrpstr166). An extremely uncommon format, designed to be hung in shops and offices, and highly desirable in such superb condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dictionary of Political Economy

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1915.. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1915., 1915. 3 volumes; large 8vo. Contemporary burgundy half morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spines, matching cloth boards, top edges gilt, grey end papers. Binding a little rubbed and dusty to cloth. Large label to paste downs from the Royal Colonial Institute Library stating that these volumes were given by the Right Honourable Earl Brassey in 1917 and with their Library Regulations pasted down on to first free end papers.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Valley of Fear

      London, George Bell and Sons. 1915. London, George Bell and Sons. 1915, 1915. First English Edition, Colonial issue. 8vo. Publisher's scarlet cloth (also issued in dark red/burgundy). Gilt titles to spine, blocked in blind to upper. A used but presentable copy with some age-toning to text block, cloth sunned to spine, frayed to joint, one crease to rear cover. This copy was exported to Canada as confirmed by the ownership inscription (Toronto) to flyleaf. Green and Gibson A39bi

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Gf. Zeppelin").

      Friedrichshafen, 13. V. 1915.. 6½ SS. auf 4 Bll. 8vo.. An den Hamburger Kaufmann und Reeder Edmund Siemers (1840-1918): "Vom Norden kommend habe ich auf der Durchreise in Stuttgart schnell mein mir von Ihnen geschenktes Bild ansehen können. Haben Sie allerherzlichsten Dank für die große mir erwiesene Freundlichkeit. Meine Frau und meine Tochter sind mit mir erstaunt über die Aehnlichkeit welche der offenbar hochstehende Künstler ohne mich zu sehen erzielen konnte. In unserem Stuttgarter Heim findet sich leider kein Platz für das Bild. Wir belassen es aber dort, um erst nach dem Krieg zu entscheiden, ob wir es hierher oder nach unserm Haus Girsberg in der Schweiz bringen. Hoffentlich ist dieser Zeitpunkt nicht mehr zu fern. Ich weiß mich mit Ihnen eins in der stolzen Freude und im Dank gegen Gott ob dem tüchtigen Verhalten unserer Krieger zu Wasser und zu Land - und in der Luft - und des ganzen deutschen Volkes. Wie traurig, daß die Notwehr uns zu Taten zwingt, die wir so gern unterlassen möchsten. Darf ich Sie bitten, Herrn Maler Geertz auch meinen Dank zu übermitteln für die Mühe, die er sich mit meinem Bilde gegeben [...]". - Bei dem Maler, der Zeppelins Portrait geschaffen hatte, dürfte es sich um Henry Ludwig Geertz (geb. 1872) gehandelt haben. - Mit winzigen Einrissen im Mittelfalz.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Heinemann , 1915. Heinemann , 1915. First Rackham edition. Original purple cloth with titles and decoration in gilt, in buff dustwrapper with decoration in red and green. A near fine copy, slightly cocked, trace of spotting to the front endpaper, but purple cloth remaining clean and vibrant. In a very good dustwrapper indeed which has a few nicks to the spine ends and a small damp stain to the top edge of the rear panel. A superior copy. Pictorial endpapers, twelve full page colour plates and various line drawings in the text.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        [Two photographs] as Columbine in Le Carnival

      Lopokova, Lydia Vasilievna. [Two photographs] as Columbine in Le Carnival. Wearing white lace dress with cherry designs, hair in curls. Matthew Arbuthnot (London, ca. 1915), each photo stamped, 43 & 44 New Bond Street stamps. 1. Half length, looking right, right hand raised, thumb and third fingers extended. Size 5 1/2 x 8". 2. Silverprint. Full length portrait, looking right, hands extended, right foot extended. Size 5 1/2 x 7 7/8". Lopokova, Lydia Vasilievna [Lidiya Vasilyevna Lopukhova; married name Lydia Vasilievna Keynes, Lady Keynes] (1892-1981), ballet dancer. A wonderful and warm biography of Lopokova by Margot Fonteyn, end with the following tribute: "Lopokova was a diminutive figure with the natural air of an eager, enquiring child which caused her to hold her head tilted up towards anyone with whom she was conversing. This could give the impression that her nose, too, was up-tilted whereas, unusually, just the tip turned down, as a Picasso drawing of 1919 clearly shows. Her face was round with alert eyes under perfectly curved eyebrows; her mouth was a well-defined feature. Both her face and hands were remarkably expressive. On or off the stage her vitality, originality, humour, and youthful enthusiasm were irresistible. Gaiety and good humour prevailed. In addition she was devoid of jealousy, malice, vanity, meanness, or pretension. After her husband's death she adopted a retired way of life but lost none of her originality and charm. She died at Threeways Nursing Home, Seaford, near Tilton on 8 June 1981." Reference: Fonteyn articicle on Lydia Lopokova. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Retrieved from //

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        The History of the Harlequinade.

      . 2 vols. London: Martin Secker 1915. With colour plates in pochoir. 311 + 311 pp. Publisher's cloth, hinges a little weak, spines a little bumped..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Tragedy of Naomi Wise; Life of Andrew Jackson; The First English Baby in America; The Lost Little Girl; Mrs. David Caldwell; A Tory Beauty [cover title]

      Unknown, 1915. Unknown, 1915. Paperback. Very Good. Self published pamphlet by the author, Winston-Salem, NC, 1915. 8vo. 47 pp. The author, a colonel, was a soldier, publisher, beekeeper, poet and entrepreneur. Portrait of the author, "an old, disabled Confederate veteran" who published this book, along with some others, to help support himself. Original printed wrappers (some rubbing and soiling), stapled. Very good. Enlarged edition, with six stories (the first edition printed only the first two). Photographs available upon request.

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        Villa in Novy Poczajew.

      . Aquarell auf dünnem Karton. 160 x 190 mm.. EK 04-095. - Links unten bezeichnet: "N. Poczajew. 20. Nov. 1915." Einstöckige Villa in lichtem Graublau, grüner Kamin, Dach, Vorgarten und Bäume leicht verschneit, davor die braune Silhouette eines Mannes mit braunem Pferd. Auf der Rückseite handschriftlicher Vermerk: ">Villa in NP<".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        The Masses / November, 1915

      The Masses Publishing Company, New York 1915 - New York: The Masses Publishing Company, 1915. The November, 1915 issue (Volume VII, Number 1, whole number 53), identified internally as October-November. Large Folio, illustrated stapled wraps, 26 pp. Just Good, due to a large chip at lower left front cover, but otherwise would be Very Good, throughout, by any periodical standard. As the very inexpensively-produced budget-of-the-heart icon The Masses was, it no doubt deserves its own grading standard, but there is none such. Some other cover peripheral chips and nicks as well, and some pages inside have corner creases. Normal occasional darkening; only very modest toning to the remarkably healthy contents. See scans. Certainly one of the most seminal socio-political American publications of the last 200 years, The Masses was a collection of ideological art, opinion and reporting - usually contributed with little or no compensation - which strongly represented socialist / marxist values, but in a larger sense was representative of labor, women's rights, and radical left issues in general as those were at that time. Famous names of the era often contributed work, but the names of the regulars are themselves all now in history books. The now-timeless publication was shut down by the U.S. Government in 1918 on the basis of postal regulations, after two intense and ideologically-charged trials. Eastman and his sister, Crystal, then started The Liberator to carry on; after The Liberator closed its doors in 1926, The New Masses, under the primary leadership of Mike Gold, carried the radical flag. The Masses, as the first, is also the rarest. Text contributors to this issue of November, 1915 included Eastman, Nina Bull; Floyd Dell; Vachel Lindsay; Marguerite Wilkinson; Louis Untermeyer; Alice Duer Miller; Howard Brubaker; Amos Pinchot; B. Boyeson; Jean Starr Untermeyer; Mary White Ovington; Jeanette Eaton; and Inez Haynes Gilmore. Art was contributed by Stuart Davis; M.A. Kempf; Arthur Young; Maurice Becker; Glenn O. Coleman; John Barber; Elizabeth Grieg; Robert Minor; and K.R. Chamberlain, with Davis executing the front cover, and Chamberlain the rear cover. Check out all of these names. An extraordinarily rare piece of American publishing and political history. l-lng2 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        The Golden Age

      London - John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1915. London - John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1915 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Kenneth Grahame&#39;s famous collection of childhood recollections, rooted in the metaphors of Ancient Greece. First edition thus. With nineteen colour illustrations by J. Enraght-Moony. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally quite smart, though with some marks to the rear boards. Internally,firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot to the first and last few pages as usual. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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