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        Il martirio. Raccolta di XII Xilografie originali e dirette. Uscito l'anno della guerra. Prezzo L. 5,00 preso l'autore. Viareggio

      Viareggio, Tip. Ciani, (1915) Album in 4° oblungo cm. 50x35, br. orig. color verde con ill. xilografiche dell'A. (Il Martirio sulla prima di copertina e dati editoriali con figura alla seconda di copertina), legatura con corda verde. Contiene 12 xilografie impresse al recto, e come da prefazione dell'A. tratte dal suo quadro "La benedizione dei morti nel mare": La Bendizione dei morti in mare - La cattiva notizia - Il vicinato - Il ritorno - Particolare del ritorno - Il naufrago - La madre - Particolare del naufrago - L'attesa - L'offerta - La preghiera - (Madre con bambino) pag. della pref. Rara raccolta di Lorenzo Viani, con firma autografa dello stesso. Buon es.

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        UDSTILLINGEN I GRØNNINGEN. April-Maj 1915. Daglig 9-6.

      Litograferet plakat trykt i farver af Chr. Cato. København 1915. 89 x 64 cm. Signeret M.H.. Plakat fra Grønningens etableringsår. Med svage foldemærker. Lidt misfarvet i højre kant. Smukt restaureret og dubleret på syrefrit papir af Per Laursen

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        EMIL NOLDE. Catalogue Raisonné of The Oil-Paintings. Volume One 1895-1914. Volume Two 1915-1951.

      2 voll. ril. in tela con sovr.ill.a col. e cust.rigida., cm 30x27,5 , pp 604 +644 ,1356 tavv. e ill. a col. e b/n.. Ediz. inglese.

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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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        Stability of Aeroplanes.

      Washington, Government Printing Office, 1915. 8vo. Uncut and unopened in the original printed wrappers. Front wrapper with a few nicks, otherwise a very fine and clean copy. Pp. (2), 209-216.. Scarce offprint issue of Orville Wright's speech on the longitudinal equilibrium, or how to keep the stability of aeroplanes, thus being one of the very first manuals on how to fly an aeroplane. "Although in learning to fly the beginner finds most difficulty in mastering the lateral control, it is his lack of knowledge of certain features of the fore-and-aft equilibrium that leads to most of the serious accidents". (From the introduction to the present speach). The Wright brothers were early on aware of the importance of longitudinal control. Most of the early airplanes - the ones that could actually lift off ground - had the decisive flaw of having bad, in some cases non-existing, longitudinal control which eventually caused the airplanes to crash. In the summer of 1910, the Wright Company introduced what would become their most popular aircraft - the Wright Model B. The Model B was a pusher biplane with wing warping to control roll, like their earlier aircraft. But unlike earlier aircrafts it also had a conventional tail assembly, which gave it better longitudinal stability, and it rested on wheels rather than skids, doing away with the need to launch the aircraft from a rail. This model was produced from 1910 through 1914. In 1911 the U.S. Congress made its first appropriation for military aviation. Four airplanes were ordered and numbers 3 and 4 were Wright Model B's. Both were accepted at Fort Sam Houston, Texas on April 17, 1911.The two brothers were also investigating automatic stability systems. They devised a mechanism that could sense changes in attitude and longitude which would make compensating adjustments to keep the aircraft flying evenly in the desired direction. It consisted of a pendulum, which sensed and controlled roll or yaw, and a vane, which sensed the aircraft's pitch. They applied for a patent for this automatic stabilizing system on February 8, 1908."The culmination of the Wrights' achievements came with Wilbur's two flights at New York in 1909. On 29 September, taking off from and landing at Governors Island, he made a circuit of the Statue of Liberty; on 4 October he flew a twenty-one-mile course to Grant's Tomb and back. After their triumph the brothers quietly turned to teaching others to fly and to directing the Wright Company. They now had many imitators and rivals, and were forced to defend their pioneer patent in the courts." (DSB)

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        BUSY BO-PEEPS

      1915. 2. (PRESTON,CHLOE)illus. BUSY BO-PEEPS by Grace Draydon. Philadelphia: David McKay circa 1915. 4to (9 x 11 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, rear cover soil else VG. The story of Carl, Betsy, Babykins and their dog Buzzy is told in verse. Featuring 12 incredible color plates plus many 3- color illustrations in text by Preston. A rare Preston title.

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        Beskrivande och illustrerad förteckning över de upplagor av Sveriges landskapslagar, landslagar och stadslagar som av trycket blivit utgivna intill dess Sveriges rikes lag blev gillad och antagen på riksdagen år 1734. Bibliografi.

      Sthlm, 1915. (2 blanka,6),VIII,84,(1,3 blanka,1) s. & 1 utvikbar plansch & 14 originalblad. Häftad och oskuren i trasig enkel skyddskassett på vilken namnet Treffenberg är skrivet.. Tryckt i 350 numrerade ex., varav detta är nr XIV av 30 ex. med inklistrade originalblad ur olika lagupplagor mellan 1607 och 1688. Praktfullt tryck av bröderna Lagerström av en mycket välgjord bibliografi som är det självklara standardverket på området

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        Das alte Buch und seine ausstattung vom XV. Bis zum XIX. Jahrhundert. Buchdruck, Buchschmuck und einbände.

      Verlag Gerlach & Wiedling, Wien & Leipzig u.å. (c. 1915-1918). 148, (8) s. 4:o. (29,5 x 26 cm). Mycket fint privatbundet grönbrunt halvmarokängband med sex upphöjda bind. Ryggen gulddekorerad och med dekor i svart, marmorerade snitt. Med små skador i skinnet på några ställen, bakre pärmen även med ett litet stötmärke. William Barkells eget exemplar och signerat av W.B.Förord av Dr. Heinrich Röttinger. 1376 avbildningar i ljus- & boktryck. Tredje upplagan. 'Die Quelle', Mappe XIII

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        [College Yearbook]: The Princeton Bric-A-Brac 1917. Volume XLI

      (Philadelphia: E.A. Wright Bank Note Co.. (1915). First. First and only edition. Oblong pebble-grain leather, beveled edge boards stamped in gilt on the spine and front board. Gilt embossed name of Henry L. Heimerdinger on the front board with the bottom corners worn through, a sound, about very good copy of a bulky and easily damaged volume. Fitzgerald was in the junior class, the class of 1917. There are at least three photos of him in the book: he is in the center rear of his class photo, one of the few in his class not wearing a jaunty top hat or bearing a cane. He is also pictured in the Triangle Club, as well as credited with the lyrics for the club's annual musical Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi (the coverage of the musical takes up several pages), and is again pictured on the staff of the Princeton Tiger. He is also listed in several other places, including as a member of the Cottage Club, The American Whig Society, and the Minnesota Club. Additionally, Edmund Wilson and John Peale Bishop are pictured in the book. .

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        The Spectra of Hydrogen and Helium.

      Reprinted from Nature, March 4, 1915. One leaf folded (4 pages).. Inscribed by Bohr to his wife Margrethe.** This tiny, but important article points out that Evans' new experiments on the line spectras of hydrogen and helium actually proves Bohr's hypothesis in "On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules" - that the so called "Pickering lines" were due to Helium and not (as commonly believed) Hydrogen. Thus the scientific world - and Einstein - became convinced that Bohr's revolutionary theory actually worked.*** Aaserud 16

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        Iconographia Birgittina typographica I-II. Birgitta och Katherina i medeltida bildtryck. Med reproduktioner i originalens storlek och färger utgifna och beskrifna.

      Uppsala, 1915-18. X + 39 + 1 blank + (1) + 1 blank; (4) + 43-83 + 1 blank + (1) + 1 blank s. Sammanlagt 20 planscher, de flesta i färg, varav 1 utvikbar. Två häften. Med författarens dedikation: "Riksbibliotekarien E. W. Dahlgren med vördnad och tillgifvenhet från förf.".. Tryckt i 200 numrerade exemplar, varav detta är nr 2

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        Iconographia Birgittina typographica.

      Birgitta och Katherina i medeltida bildtryck. Med reproduktioner i originalens storlek och färger utgifna och beskrifna. I-II. Uppsala, 1915-18. X,39,(1 blank,1,1 blank,1) s. & 1 plansch + (4),43-83,(1 blank,1,1 blank,1) s. & 1 utvikbar handkolorerad plansch. Med inklistrade reproduktioner i texten, de flesta i färg. Två häften. Omslagen obetydligt solkiga. Med Thore Virgins namnteckning i första delen daterad den 29 februari 1916.. Tryckt i 210 ex., varav detta är nr V av tio på japanskt papper. Allt som utkom av det luxuöst utformade verket där konstnären Per Collijn svarat för handkoloreringen av plansch XIII

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        Quartier latin.

      Akvarell och krita. Osignerad. 33 × 41 cm. Proveniens: Konstnärens kvarlåtenskap.. Förlaga för en av Lybecks mest kända etsningar, "Quartier latin" (24,3 x 32,2 cm), utförd 1915. Den ingick i Föreningen för Grafisk konsts portfölj för 1919 (nr 238 i katalogen för minnesutställningen i Konstnärshuset, Stockholm 1952)

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        The Puppy Book.

      London: Frederick Warne [1915].. First edition, 4to, title leaf and 16 plates, being 8 images duplicated with and without the colour portions, original stiff card covers, coloured illustration to upper cover, spine and corners worn but binding sound, protected by a recent cloth folder. A very scarce Aldin item, one of several "Cecil Aldin's Painting Books" published.

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        MORE AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD

      1915. Paperback. 2. [OUTHWAITE] RENTOUL,IDA S.)illus. MORE AUSTRALIAN SONGS FOR YOUNG AND OLD by Annie Rentoul. Melbourne Sydney Adelaide: Allan & Co. ca 1915?. Oblong 4to, pictorial wraps, 36p., previous owners stamp on some pages, VG. Featuring pictorial cover and 8 wonderfully detailed full page black and whites and 9 smaller b&w's depicting various aspects of Australian lore, fairies, aborigines, koalas etc. Musical notation by Georgette Peterson accompanies Annie Rentoul's verse. Very scarce. See Muir: Bibliography of Australian Children's Books p.738.

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        "Zeppelin"

      Paris: [Mabileau & Co.], c. 1915. Hand-coloured pochoir print. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling in the margins and the image. Small loss upper right edge. 13 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches. 17 3/4 x 35 inches. This LZ2 was built sometime between 1910 and 1914. Five airships of this design operated by Delag, safely carried 35,000 passengers between German cities. This was the first passenger air service in the world. The Gamy-Montaut prints document various historical events in the early history of motorized transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Airplanes.Having observed the rapidly growing interest in cars and racing during the early years of motor cars, Ernest Montaut produced his first motoring prints in the mid-1890s, and by 1897, his drawings were pictorial records of the many races in France. Montaut's work was extremely well received in the Paris of his day and was shown in the fashionable shops of the Rue de l'Opera and Rue de la Paix, as well as in the better galleries. Marguerite Montaut, Ernest's wife, joined him in his work producing not only racing prints but also developing a fine series of aviation prints commemorating such events as the first flights on the early European mail routes. While Marguerite Montaut's works were occasionally signed "M. Montaut", she also used the name "Gamy", an anagram for Magy.The Gamy-Montaut prints were all produced by the pochoir process in which the outlines for each image were drawn onto lithographic stones and printed. Using these uncoloured prints as a template, elaborate stencils were cut for each colour. Water-colour was then brushed onto the image through the stencil. The colouring process was quite complex, with each print taking several days to produce. It was also quite labour intensive, and the studio of Gamy-Montaut therefore employed a group of trained artists, including Nevil and Campion, to assist in the colouring.

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        Priskurant.

      Aktiebolaget Leidesdorffska fiskredskapsfabriken Stockholm. [=omslagstitel]. Sthlm, 1915. 4:o. (6),94 s. Rikt illustrerad. + Priskurant på fisknät, ryssjor, mjärdar, garner o.d. Sthlm, (1915?). (8) s. i leporellovikning. + Prisförändringar från A.-B. Leidesdorffska fiskredskaps-fabriken gällande från den 1 mars 1915 tillsvidare. [=rubrik]. Sthlm, 1915. (2) s. Häftad. Omslaget till priskuranten lite nött och med en fläck på baksidan. På "Priskurant på fisknät" är en liten lapp fastsatt med upplysningar om kommande katalog.. Den trevliga priskuranten, med fint illustrerat omslag i färg, innehåller förutom prisuppgifter och avbildningar även texter om fiskarter och slant-, kast-, lax- samt utterfiske

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        Catalogue de luxe of the department of fine arts, Panama-Pacific international exposition.

      Edited by John E. D. Trask chief of the department of fine arts and J. Nilsen Laurvik. Illustrated with one hundred and ninety-two reproductions of paintings, sculpture, other exhibits and views of the palace of fine arts. I-II. San Francisco, Paul Elder, 1915. (2),XVIII,232 + VI,(2),233-482,(5) s. & plr. Två ohalvpergamentbd med konstfullt utformade ryggtitlar i guld. Övre guldsnitt, övriga snitt endast putsade. Första volymen med liten skrapskada på ryggen och några svaga fläckar på pärmarna. Fläck i marginalen på s. 88. Planscherna har orsakat svaga missfärgningar på motstående sidor.. Ett av 1000 numrerade exemplar. Påkostad och fint typografiskt utsmyckad katalog med fotogravyrreproduktioner av tidens främsta konstnärer från hela världen. Innehåller en stor mängd kortare artiklar om enskilda konstnärer, riktningar och regioner

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        Boon, the Mind of the Race, the Wild Asses of the Devil and the Last Trump

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1915.. First Edition (First Impression). Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Very scarce in dust jacket. Green cloth, which I assume is the first issue as it is better quality than the red cloth issue, with gilt top edge. The book is clean and tight with a very slightly dulled spine. Top edge bumped with light wear to the tip of cloth. End papers slightly toned with offsetting. The jacket is mostly present with loss at spine ends and corners. The loss had been repaired on the inside at places by old tape but that has been replaced with with green archival paper. Some tears have also been repaired by archival paper. Some light scraping to the spine. Overall a decent, and scarce, early jacket in spite of the above flaws.Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel.

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        The Good Soldier

      NY: John Lane, 1915. Hardcover. Very good. First American Edition. Slight spine lean, bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise a very good copy in publisher's dark gray cloth; gilt lettering on front just slightly worn, otherwise a nice copy overall. Connolly 100 title.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        My Life - SIGNED

      36, Essex Street, W.C. London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1915.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine. Presentation Inscription Signed by Author Hardback, 140mm x 230mm tall (5.75" x 9" approx.). Pp xii, 322, with 11 text figs. plus a b/w photo frontispiece portrait and 16 further b/w photos on 15 plates. Endpapers toned and a little light occasional spotting, otherwise almost fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Hand-written inscription to the front free endpaper: "Presented to Miss Violet E. Moore by the Author [signed] Hiram S. Maxim Knt. - London, May 8th, 1915". Photograph/s available on request.

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        DIE BASILIKA SAN FRANCESCO IN ASSISI. Berlin, Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1915-1928.

      3 voll. Splendid. ril. edit. in tela blu, tit. e motivi decorativi in oro alla cop., taglio sup. in blu, cm 38x30, Vol. I: Pittura, architettura scultura, arti applicate, pp 304 di t., 375 ill. b/n nel t., 26 tavv in cartonc. f.t. di cui, 12 a colori applic. e 16 b/n e in bruno di cui alcune su doppia pag.; Vol II: Affreschi, pp 315 di t., 242 ill. b/n nel t., 45 tavv in cartonc. f.t. di cui 19 a colori applic. e 16 b/n e in bruno di cui alcune su doppia pag. Edizione di 500 copie numer., il nostro ha il n° 445. + Vol. III: Documenti Ottimo esemplare.

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        L'ornement polychrome dans tous les styles historiques. leipzig, koehlers, s.a. (1915 ca).).

      Tre volumi di cm. 30. Ciascuno con testo introduttivo di ca. 65 pp. + 60 tavole in cromilitografia applicate su cartoncino. Legature editoriali in cart. decorato. Perfetto stato di conservazione. L'opera è così suddivisa: Tomo primo: l'Antiquite; Tomo secondo: le moyen-age; Tomo terzo: les temps modernes.

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        Hauptprobe in gedrängter form der Bauerschen Giesserei Frankfurt am Main. Filialen in Barcelona und Madrid. A. Numrich & Co. in Leipzig.

      Bauersche Giesserei, Frankfurt am Main u.å. (c. 1915-16). 4:o (29 x 24 cm). (2), xii, 1-24, 24a-d, 24d (a-b), 24e-h, 25-96, 96a-b, 97-168, 168a-d, 169-208, 208a-d, 209-232, 232a-d, 233-312 s. + titelsidor för de olika avdelningarna. Blått blindpressat och förgyllt klotband med grönfärgat övre snitt. Exlibris på främre pärms insida (Einar Hansen). En pytteliten vit fläck vid bakre pärms övre marginal. Återförsäljarens stämpel på titelsidan (Joh. Pehrsson, Stockholm). Ryggen obetydligt nött och blekt, annars i mycket gott skick. Innehåll: Antiqua-Brotschriften, Antiqua- und Antiqua-Auszeichnungsschriften, Einfassungen und Ornamente, Fraktur-Brotschriften, Fraktur- und Fraktur-Auszeichnungsschriften, Initialen, Kursiv- und Schreib-Schriften, Messing-Erzeugnisse, Neue Musiknoten-Typen, Zeitungs-Schriften mit besonders grossem Bild, Ziffern und Zeichen. En omfattande provbok med en del typograferade prover och delvis tryckt i färg

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        On the Series Spectrum of Hydrogen and the Structure of the Atom.

      Offprint from The Philosophical Magazine, vol. XXIX. Februrary 1915. pp. 332-335). Orig. cover.. One of Bohr's major works in which he showed how far his simple atomic model could be developed

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        Moor Park Rickmansworth a Series of Photographs with an Introduction By Lady Ebury

      London: Elkin Mathews, 1915.. First Edition. Paper Boards. Very Good. 20 photographic plates all present and in nice clean condition. Corners and spine ends are bumped and worn with webbing showing through at front edge of spine ends. Front board has some scrapes, marks and a glue residue at top, middle and base near spine but it is not too unsightly. Rear board clean. Spine a bit worn with publishers name a little indistinct at base. Internally hinges solid and all the pages and plates are clean. A pretty decent copy but not a sharp one which is not unsurprising given it's age and format. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel.

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        Ce Qui Se Passe En Eux

      Berger Levrault Paris: Berger-Levrault, (1915). Quarto. (14)ff. One of 200 copies printed on Arches. Contains eight full-page plates and several vignettes, all colored by pochoir, depicting the experiences of French children Jacqueline, Guillaume, and their friends. The prints and dedication are signed with the initials S. B., but the author/illustrator is unknown; the dedication page explains that an affectionate uncle created this book for his young relatives. On the cover, portraits of a boy and girl peek through cut-out circles. A charming and sophisticated children’s book. Very fine.

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        Sju böcker om konung Carl X Gustafs bragder.

      Öfversatta af Adolf Hillman. 1-2. Stockholm, Wahlström & Widstrand, 1915. Folio. (8),+ 405; (4),+ 407-698,+ (1) s.+ samtliga planscher, många utvikbara och dubbelsidiga. Den långa begravningsplanschen dock uppdelad i separata dubbelsidiga blad. Något nötta röda förlagsskinnband, rikt guldornerade ryggar och pärmar. Två volymer, lagad reva överst på ryggen till andra delen, liten reva i första. Detta är nummer 173 av den numrerade praktupplagan i 300 exemplar. Den första svenska översättningen av Pufendorfs klassiska arbete om Karl X Gustav och krigen i Polen och Danmark. Det latinska originalet utkom 1696, omedelbart följt av översättningar till tyska och franska

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        Spoon River Anthology

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 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.. First Edition/ 7th Printing. Embossed Blue-Green Cloth. Near Fine/Good (in mylar). 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall. Hard Cover.

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        Architekten. Meddelelser fra akademisk Architektforening. Tidsskrift for Architektur og dekorativ Kunst. 39 Bände der Reihe. Kopenhagen, 1915-1947. Mit zahlr. Abb. u. Grundrissen. 4°. Schlichte Hlwd.-Bde. d. Zt. mit vergold. RTitel.

      Die seit 1899 bestehende Zeitschrit wird vom Akademisk Kunstforening, Kopenhagen, herausgegeben.- Die Jahrgänge 1929 und 1935 fehlen.- Schwach gebräunt.

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        Epiphanius (Ancoratus und Panarion). Erster - Zweiter Band.

      Herausgegeben im Auftrage der Kirchenväter-Commission der Königl. preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Erster Band. Ancoratus und Panarion Haer. 1-33. Zweiter Band. Panarion Haer. 34-64. Leipzig J. C. Hinrich`sche Buchhandlung 1915-1922. 8:o. VIII,(2),464; (8),524 pp. Brown half morocco, spine gilt in compartments. (Ivar Hansons Bokbinderi Stockholm). Slight fading to spine. Owner`signature and date on titles. (Die griechischen christlichen Schrifsteller der ersten drei Jahrhunderte). 24,5 x 17 cm

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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING. Published Artwork for the Water Babies. Title; "What art Thou, and what dost Thou want? Cried the Old Dame."

      Published in the 1915 book issued by Constable.,1915. ORIGINAL ARTWORK. The wonderful full page illustration appears on page 46 of the First Heath Robinson edition of Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies, Published by Constable & Company of London in 1915. The pen and ink drawing, signed by the artist, shows the old Dame, the teacher at the School in Vendale, seated with a dirty and exhausted Tom stood before her. Fine condition. The page measures 22.5 x 31 cms and is double mounted, framed, and glazed. The frame measures 67 x 55 cms and has the ink stamp of Heath Robinson's agent on the rear. A rubbed and worn copy of the 1915 First Edition is included in the price and will be sent with the drawing.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        NORTH OF BOSTON with an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED and a 14-line MANUSCRIPT FRAGMENT OF "BIRCHES" by Frost

      New York: Henry Holt, 1915. Third Edition. cloth. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper. Tipped to the front pastedown is an @50 word AUTOGRAPH LETTER dated 12 May 1923 from South Shaftsbury, Vermont, SIGNED by the author, mentioning this book and how Frost would be happy to sign it if it is sent to his Ann Arbor address. On the first blank is a fourteen-line HOLOGRAPH FRAGMENT of Frost's famous poem "Birches," also SIGNED by the author with the dedication beneath his signature "To Maurice Frink," the same person to whom the letter is addressed. The fragment is the heart of the 59-line poem, first published in 1916 in MOUNTAIN INTERVAL, the book that followed NORTH OF BOSTON. It begins: "So was I once myself a swinger of birches" and concludes "I'd like to go by climbing a birch tree." An absolutely superb example of a holograph poem by Frost in a book, one of the best that we have encountered. The front free endpaper, which has Frink's 1915 markings along with a much later Christmas presentation in another hand, is detached and laid in, which allows the book, when opened, to have the letter facing the poem. Gilt bright, very minor rubbing to spine tips. The scarce dustwrapper has the correct spelling of "faint" on the front. Some mild chipping to the head of the spine just affecting "North" in the title and slightly extending to both panels.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Works of Jack London. Including: The Call of the Wild, White Fang, The Iron Heel, Martin Eden, Before Adam, The Sea-Wolf, Adventure, The Cruise of the Snark, The Valley of the Moon, Burning Daylight, as well as When God Laughs and Other Stories, South Sea Tales, and Love of Life and Other Stories

      New York: The Review of Reviews Company, 1915 - 1917., 1915. 13 volumes in all. 8vo. All with illustrated frontispiece. Beautifully bound in recent dark blue half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt. A handsome, early set of Jack London's adventures stories set at sea, in the arctic, and in the Gold Rush era, among others. The Short Stories include: When God Laughs: When God Laughs, The Apostate, A Wicked Woman, Just Meat, Created He Them, The Chinago, Make Westing, Semper Idem, A Nose for the King, The 'Francis Spaight', A Curious Fragment, A Piece of Steak. South Sea Tales: The House of Mapuhi, The Whale Tooth, Mauki, 'Yah! Yah! Yah!', The Heathen, The Terrible Solomons, The Inevitable White Man, The Seed of McCoy. Love of Life: Love of Life, A Day's Lodging, The White Man's Way, The Story of Keesh, The Unexpected, Brown Wolf, The Sun-Dog Trail, Negore The Coward.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        FRANK VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND

      1915. 1. MOTHER GOOSE. (BEARS) FRANK VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND, new lines by Hanna Rion, old lines by Mother Goose herself. London: Humphrey Milford, no date, circa 1915. 4to (8 1/2 x 10 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, near Fine. Illustrated by FRANK VER BECK with 3 color plates plus color or black and white illustrations on each page, all printed on heavy coated paper. The text by Rion (Ver Beck's wife) contains Mother Goose variations plus other stories or rhymes. Ver Beck was a noted American illustrator of his era who moved to England shortly before World War I. His work includes L. Frank Baum's New Wonderland, a Joel Chandler Harris Uncle Remus book, A Handbook of Golf for Bears plus many more. This is a nice copy and quite scarce!

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Riddle of the Sands A Record of Secret Service

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1915. First American Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. The boards and spine are square with good corners. The spine is rubbed at the top and bottom. The pages are all tight. The rear hinge is split, but still solid. The front hinge may have been repaired. The pages are all bright and clean. There is a large chip at the edge of page 269. On the title page someone has written "Served in the Boer war and the war against Germany. Received the DSC. Executed Nov 24, 1922 by the Irish Free State Gov't for being a leader of the Republican party." On the final page of the preface someone has written "The character of Davies is said to be that of Childers". Illustrated with black & white maps, one a large-fold out. The boards are covered with gray/green cloth with a few small faded spots. It has yellow titles on the spine and front. It has 836 pages.

      [Bookseller: mdpinc Books]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Love to all, Allan"), to Marc [Bowman], a 12-page Survivor's Account of the Sinking of the Lusitania

      Folkestone, [England], may 15th, 1915. (LUSITANIA) 4to. Pen and ink on letterhead of Coman's Hotel, 21 & 23 Castle Hill Avenue, 12 pages, 15 lines per page (approx. 750 words). Old folds, large pinhole in top center margin. Old envelope of Lewis-Clark Hotel, Lewiston, Idaho, with "Allan Beatty's letter" in ink. Fine. Half morocco clamshell box . "I got an awful smash in the back from the water and was thrown about thirty feet on my face. I got up and ran down stairs people were pouring up from the decks below and I caught sight of Mother. I ran up to her and kissed her goodbye, then I lost her for a while - I though to myself I havent much of chance if I don't get a life belt so I thought a minute and then rushed down to my own stateroom and grabbed my own belt. - I had to hang on the side of my bed to get a hold of it. The lights were practically all out." Dramatic and detailed account by a survivor of the sinking of the Lusitania. Allan Beattie, 18, of Winnipeg, travelling Second Cabin with his mother Grace, was sitting on the hurricane deck when the ship was struck. He gave away the first life belt he found, then went down three decks to his stateroom to get his own life belt. Returning topside despite "a pretty hard time", he met his mother again. "She says, 'I am not nervous I dont think there is much danger do you?' I replied that 'It looked about as bad as it could' and I told her to take my life belt but she refused, I made her put it on after promising that I would get another. I kissed her goobye again and just as I got the top straps of her lifebelt tied, the boat went down. I was send sliding the whole width of the deck." Allan was flung free, and was soon picked up by a life boat. He describes how the boat soon became perilously crowded. When another boat was located, survivors were shifted across. In due course his boat was rescued by the Flying Fish, and the survivors were brought to Queenstown. Beattie (whose first name is given as Allen in the New York Times list of survivors), writes his correspondent that "Mother is gone, and altho we have not heard of her I don't think that she can be alive." A remarkable, detailed narrative by a survivor of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the twentieth century, written in the immediate aftermath of the event, by a young man whose actions show proof of calmness in the tumult. Beattie appears to have been one of the Lusitania survivors who was profoundly traumatized by the incident. He was rejected from military service because of poor eyesight and was reported to have suffered a series of breakdowns beginning in 1920, and was unable to hold steady employment

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Half Dome Yosemite

      1915. A LATE WORK BY GEORGE HENRY SMILLIE HALF DOME, YOSEMITE Oil on canvas Canvas size: 45" x 30" Frame size: 54 7/8" x 39 3/4" Signed and dated l.l.: George H. Smillie N.A. 1915 Exhibited: Prescott, AZ, Phippen Museum of Western Art (April 22 - August 2, 1994) "The Harmsen Collection of Western Art: Celebrating the Taos Influence" . Book.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        The Signature. Numbers 1, 2, and 3

      London: Published by Subscription only, October-November, 1915. (LAWRENCE, D.H.) 8vo. 32; 28; 28 pp. Brown printed wrappers. Very small chip to the head of spine on No. 1, else Fine . Contains the first and only printing of Lawrence's essay "The Crown", (McDonald, p. 120); also, two stories by Katherine Mansfield under the pseudonym Matilda Berry: "The Little Governess" and "Autumns." The only other contributor to the magazine was John Middleton Murray, whose story "There Was a Little Man" was printed in three parts. McDonald describes this long essay by Lawrence as "Exceedingly scarce.". Rare

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON

      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1915 (Circa.). Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Nielsen, Kay. Very good condition. 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. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Contents bright and clean. An early reprint of this beautiful, scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        SCARCE Original 1910-1918 Photograph Album (Including photos & RPPC's of The Washington Monument, The Statue of Liberty, Sioux Indians in South Dakota, Atlantic City, Airships and much more)

      Original Album, 1915. 1st Edition. Other Other. Very Good. (South Dakota History)(Sioux Indians)(New York History) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM. Lancaster, PA. 6 3/4 X 10 1/2 Inches. Album contains 59 Real Photo Postcards and 22 B/W photographs. Contents all dated between 1910 and 1918. This album originates with the family of Minerva M. Harbinger (?) of Lancaster, PA and appears to document the travel she and her family experienced during this eight year period. Real Photo Postcards include shots of New York and the Statue of Liberty as well as the Washington Monument. There are also RPPC's of: Maplewood Cottage, Sherwood Cottage, Wesleyan Cottage, Atlantic City NJ and the boardwalk, an airship (2 postcards with a great example of an airship during the 'Golden Age' of this craft), Central Park and westward expansion through South Dakota. Album also contains a shot of Sioux Indians in full dress during a 4th of July celebration from 1918. The shot identifies the indians as Jack Bull Eagle, Amos Charging Fist, Fish Guts, Mrs. Charles Red Horse. Several other shots of family members, carriages and industry. Housed in original black stiff wraps in Very Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Edmund Dulac's Picture Book

      London, Hodder and Stoughton, c.1915, 1915. First Edition thus. A selection of pictures with accompanying stories collected from Dulac's popular illustrated books including Andersen's Fairy Tales, Sinbad The Sailor, Sleeping Beauty and The Arabian Nights. Quarto, pp135. With mounted colour plates. Bound in publisher's light blue cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt. Trivial wear; a fine copy Published for the Daily telegraph, with proceeds going to the French Red Cross

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        CHRISTMAS CAROL

      1915. 1. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens. London: Heinemann (1915). Large 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/2"), gilt pictorial vellum, ribbon ties, Fine+ condition. LIMITED TO ONLY 525 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, 12 tipped-in color plates and 20 fine black and white drawings. This is an amazing copy of this edition with a smaller limitation than most of Rackham's titles, rarely found withthe original ties.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Poetical Fragments

      Privately printed N.p: Privately printed, (1915). Octavo. (6 ff.). First edition. One of 25 copies. Privately printed and signed by Clement Shorter. Fine in original gray-green paper wrappers, housed in red chemise and slipcase, slightly worn at edges. (Beinecke 700).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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