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        A Half Century of Freedom of The Negro in Ohio [cover title]: The Ohio Book for the Lincoln Jubilee

      Xenia, O.: Press of Smith Adv. Co.. (1915). First. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth titled in black. 134pp., illustrated from photographs. Very near fine with just a touch of soiling to the boards. A history of African-Americans in Ohio, prepared by a Wilberforce professor. Uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Landscape Photograph - 1915

      Riverside, CA. 1915. Hand-tinted landscape photograph taken near Palm Springs, California by Avery Edwin Field, circa 1915. Photograph is in very good condition and has been shrink wrapped with cardboard backing. Photograph has not been examined out of shrink wrap. Photograph has light chipping and soiling to edges. Signed by Field near bottom left corner in pencil. Photograph depicts a mountainous scene in the background with sand dunes and flowers in the foreground. Flowers have been brightly colored while mountains are more neutral colors. From the Online Archive of California: "Avery Edwin Field was the premier commercial photographer in Riverside for most of the first half of the twentieth century. The name "Avery Field" was synonymous with photographic artistry and high technical quality...as the official photographer of the Mission Inn and a successful entrant in many prestigious salon exhibits, Field also enjoyed a national and international reputation for photographic excellence." There may be slight glare to image due to shrink wrap, please call for more images. ; Signed by Photographer .

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        Two corrected proof pages of "Reveries over Childhood and Youth"

      Churchtown; Dundrum, The Cuala Press 1915 - First edition, one of 425 copies. Laid-in are two loose pages from the original proofs of the editon with Yeats's substantive holograph corrections (which are incorporated into the published text). An excellent copy in buckram-backed paper boards - with, in a similarly bound folder, the three accompanying plates: a colour print of "Memory Harbour" by Jack B. Yeats, with a one-page printed note by W.B. Yeats, and portraits of each of Yeats's parents, both being photogravures after drawings by J.B. Yeats.Both proof pages are split at the fold. With the bookplates of noted Yeats collector Jim Edwards and the text volume with that of Leonard James Shrubsall. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Of Human Bondage [First Uk Edition]

      London: William Heinemann, 1915. First Edition. Green Cloth, Gilt. Good +Book/No Dust Jacket. 1st Printing 648 Pp + 16 Page Publisher's Catalog At End, Author's Catalog At Front Does Not Include This Title, "London William Heinemann 1915" On Verso Of Title Page, Misprint On Line 4 Of Page 257 'Help' For 'Helped'. First Uk Printing, Reportedly Issued One Day After The American Printing By Doran. Well Worn, Good Only, Spine Gilt Weak But Readable, Cover Lettering And Design Quite Clear, Some Fraying At Top And Bottom Of Spine, Hinges Cracked At Endpapers, No Names Or Marks.

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        The Peek-a-Boo Twins

      Humphrey Milford Oxford Univeristy Press, London, 1915 London; Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, circa 1915. Written and illustrated by Chloe Preston. Board book (play book) with 6 board leaves. Full page color illustrations. Some edge wear and slight darkening present; very good.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        The Voyage Out - Publisher's pre publication copy.

      Rare pre publication issue with publisher's ink stamp "To be published 26 March 1915" on titlepage. First edition. 8vo. 458pp +6pp ads & 16pp pp catalogue. Green boards with gilt lettering to spine & black lettering to front board. A very good copy. Wear to extremities. No marks of note. No inscriptions. Occasional fox spot to prelims. Endpapers original and unsplit. A very good copy.Woolf's first novel. Only 2000 copies of the First Edition published & this is one of the first off the press - effectively the first of the first of her first.

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        The Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

      London: Duckworth & Co.,, [1915]. Quarto (236 x 182 mm). Recent red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, titles and decoartion to spine gilt in compartments, gilt vignette and corner-pieces within double rule gilt frame to covers, elaborate turn-ins and edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Title page printed in green and black, colour frontispiece and 11 colour plates with captioned tissue-guards, numerous vignettes and initial letters in green. Bookplate to front pastedown. A fine copy. A handsomely bound copy of the first Robinson edition.

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        THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

      London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd. c.1915. Deluxe edition. Deluxe edition. Publisher's full light brown morocco, illustrated in gilt and colour to the upper board, the titles in gilt to the spine. Illustrated with 20 full-page tipped in colour plates, 32 full-page two-tone plates, line drawings and decorative page borders by Willy Pogany. Small quarto. A lovely fine fresh copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. A superb example of this beautifully illustrated edition. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        The ibex of Sha-Ping and other Himalayan studies

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

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        Kunstgewerbliche Schmuckformen für die Fläche. Monatshelfe für die Verzier. Kunst. Bd. VIII. H. 1/2.

      [Plauen: Verlag Christian Stoll, Bucch, c. 1915] Small folio, new black cloth portfolio, portion of original front board with with mounted title sheet newly mounted into cut-out on front board. Thirty leaves of decorative images and patterns, brightly colored by stencils, mounted on black leaves, each with a small label at margin. Portfolio replaced, possibly lacking a text leaf; the colored plates stunningly fresh and bright. First Edition. This portfolio evidently comprises two parts of the eighth volume of this illustrated periodical of pictorial motifs that was issued in a total of 21 volumes between 1909 and 1939. The publisher seems to have specialized in these sorts of portfolios. Each plate is divided into between two and eight fields of highly imaginative, boldly colored images and patterns in styles that might be described as Jugendstil or Art Moderne or pre-Art Deco.

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        Le Yali Des Keuproli A Anadoli-Hissar, Cote Asiatique Du Bosphore.

      Societe Des Amis De Istanbul, Paris 1915 - Large Folio, 20 pp., French text + 13 plates (3 in b/w & 10 in colour of which 3 are folding, preface by PIERRE LOTI, original hard back binding with Islamic designs, rubbed, some browning. RARE, LIMITED EDITION TO 150 COPIES, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBERED 130. Pierre Loti mentions in his introduction to this work the charm and mystery of the Asian quarter of Istanbul, and its magnificent wooden houses on board the Bosphore, and how they are destroyed systematically replaced by new buildings. One of the old houses which is the subject of this architectural study is the house of Keuproli, which the Sultan has offered as residence of the French Consul. The word Yali for the Turks meant Summer house on board the sea. The Yali of Keuproli was owned by Hassan Pasha, the Grand-Vizier between 1697 and 1703, alters he held the position as the Governor of Belgrade. The plates are as follows: 1- Plan du salon du Yali. II- Plan des plafonds du Yali. III- Coupe longitudinale du salon. IV- Coupe Traversale. V- Detail du plafond situe autour de la grande coupole. VI- Motif milieu et la corniche des plafonds secondaires. VII- Detail d’un element du plafond precedent. VIII- Detail des arcades. IX- Detail de la retombee des crosses. X- Detail de la tablette contourant le salon. XI- Detail de la retomblee de l’arc de la porte d’entree. XII- Detail de la fontaine de marbre placee au centre du salon. XIII- Vue interieure de la partie centrale du Yali. [ Not in Creswell]. Size: Large Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Of Human Bondage [First Uk Edition]

      London: William Heinemann, 1915. First Edition. Green Cloth, Gilt. Good +Book/No Dust Jacket. 1st Printing 648 Pp + 16 Page Publisher's Catalog At End, Author's Catalog At Front Does Not Include This Title, "London William Heinemann 1915" On Verso Of Title Page, Misprint On Line 4 Of Page 257 'Help' For 'Helped'. First Uk Printing, Reportedly Issued One Day After The American Printing By Doran. Well Worn, Good Only, Spine Gilt Weak But Readable, Cover Lettering And Design Quite Clear, Some Fraying At Top And Bottom Of Spine, Hinges Cracked At Endpapers, No Names Or Marks.

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        A prisoner with the Turks, 1915-1918

      Lushington was one of only four Australians captured by the Turks at Gallipoli on April 25 1915. This unique extra-illustrated copy of his memoir bears the ownership inscriptions of his mother, to whom the book is dedicated.  Bedford : F.R. Hockliffe ; London : Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., 1923. Octavo, original cloth backed papered boards (rubbed, corners worn), upper board with faint initials MBL (Mary Beatrix Lushington), spine with original printed paper label (small loss); front pastedown and free-endpaper with pen drawing by Lushington captioned 'On the lower shores of the Taurus Mountains. Aug 1916 / By Reg.', endpaper also inscribed 'Beatrix Lushington'; 103 pp, with the author's pen drawings to the margins throughout, and full page portraits to the first two blanks and rear pastedown; scattered foxing; housed in a custom-made chemise and slipcase; accompanied by a portfolio of research documents compiled by Patrick Walters. 507 Private Reginald Francis Lushington, 16th Battalion AIF, was one of only four Australian soldiers captured by the Turks at Gallipoli on April 25 1915, the day of the first landing. This memoir relates the remarkable story of his four years in captivity, which were spent in the San Stefano Prisoner of War camp outside Constantinople and in harsh conditions in the mountains of southern Turkey, where Turkish prisoners were used as forced labour. Lushington's own highly competent illustrations - 35 in total - for the most part comprise finely observed sketches of his fellow prisoners and their Turkish captors, such as 'Jimmy the One', described on page 14 as 'of the old type of Turk, fat, lazy, cruel and cunning, and to him we were entrusted by the Turkish War Office.' Lushington was born and grew up in south India. In September 1914 he enlisted in Perth as a private in the West Australian 16th Battalion, 1st AIF. His next of kin is recorded as 'Mother, Mrs Mary Lushington, Upper Swan', and his occupation at the time of enlistment is given as 'farmer', although in his self-portrait on the second blank he depicts himself as a typical swagman, or itinerant labourer. Lushington's battalion took part in the first wave of the ill-fated landings at Gallipoli. His pen drawing of the landing, captioned '"Anzac": The Landing. Pope's Hill the highest point', adorns the top half of the first page of text in this copy. The fact that Lushington was fluent in Tamil and Hindi was to play a bizarre part in his capture. On the evening of the 25 April, Lushington, as an interpreter, along with Captain Ronald McDonald and Lieutenant William Elston, was despatched to make contact with what was mistakenly thought to be a detachment of Indian troops fighting with them on one of their flanks. These soldiers turned out to be Turks, and the three Australians were taken prisoner. Lushington was one of the many Allied prisoners who were 'assigned to work parties in the Taurus and Amanus mountains, and spent up to twelve hours a day quarrying, drilling tunnels, felling timber, laying track, and blacksmithing' (Aaron Pegram, Prisoners of War (Australia), in International Encyclopedia of the First World War, Freie Universität Berlin). Inevitably, factors such as malnutrition, sickness and physical exhaustion took their toll on all of these prisoners, yet Lushington, along with his two comrades, McDonald and Elston, survived the ordeal. Lushington's pen illustrations enliven and enrich his narrative, transforming this copy of an acknowledged rare first edition into a work of immense significance for our understanding of what is a little-known aspect of the Anzac experience. Provenance: Mary Beatrix Lushington; Patrick Walters, London; published in From ANZAC to the Hindenburg Line : the Patrick Walters Collection (Adelaide : Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers, 2016).

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        Californians

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1915 - First edition, 8vo, pp. vi, [2], 217, [3], [6] ads; fine copy in original pictorial blue cloth stamped in blue, gilt, and black, t.e.g.; preserving the uncommon dust jacket with darkened spine, old tape repairs on the verso, and loss of one inch at the top of the spine, plus other minor losses. This is a review copy with the publisher's perforated stamp stating as much on the title page. This is Jeffers' second book, the first to be commercially published. 1200 copies were printed. Alberts 5 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Education of Henry Adams: an Autobigraphy

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1915 The Education of Henry Adams: an AutobigraphyHoughton Mifflin, Boston, 1918. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. "Henry Adams was one of the most powerful and original minds to confront the American scene from the Civil War to World War I. Though a man of the modern world... [Adams'] ... political ideals [were] shaped by his presidential ancestors, great-grandfather John Adams and grandfather John Quincy Adams. 'The Education of Henry Adams' is both a brilliant memoir and a profound meditation on the extraordinary developments in science, politics, religion, and society that so transformed the world as he knew it." [Pub. Info] Britannica refers to it as one of the most important autobiographies in Western literature. Pulitzer Prize (awarded postumously). Book plate (Owner one of Denver's foremost businessmen 1900-1950.) Excellent pages; boards; hinges; cover. Very slight scuffing to front and back covers; No chipping or tears to the spine. An earlier (1906), privately printed draft of 100 copies was circulated among Adams' friends for comment but the Houghton Mifflin 1918 is the true first. 35 chapters; 519 pages with index. Very scarce, collectable. There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING.

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        Gems of Reminiscence

      Salt Lake City, UT: Geo. C. Lambert, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. 192pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Green cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title and double-ruled borders on the front cover. Good only. The extremities are gently rubbed and bumped. The front cover has a very small stain. There is just a little bit of gilt surrounding the title on the front cover, due to an error in printing. The text block is cracked at the title page. Tanned pages. Internally very clean. Flake 4712. Seventeenth Book of the Faith Promoting Series Designed for the Instruction and Encouragement of Young Latter-Day Saints. From Flake- "Reminiscences of James S. Brown, William J. Parkin, E. R. S. Schnelle, B. F. Cummings, Chauncey W. West, James Lawson, Wilford Woodruff, Heber J. Grant, Anson Call, J. M. Brown, T. R. Gledhill, Charles Lambert, and others.

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        THE MANUAL OF SUCCESSFUL STOREKEEPING

      Doubleday, Page & Co. 1915 - 3/4 leather over buckram boards. Front board mildly shaken. Five raised spine bands, deckled page edges. Offset browning to inner pastedowns front and rear. Owner name to inner front pastedown. ; 298 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        When I Was a Boy in Belgium

      Lothrop, Lee & Shepart Co., Boston 1915 - Signed 153 pages plus advertisements. Author's signature and inscription, dated 1915, upon front free endpaper. Black and white photographic plates. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Illustrated front board. A sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        1914 and Other Poems

      Sidgwick & Jackson [Printed at the Complete Press, West Norwood], London 1915 - First edition of the poet's posthumous second book. Photogravure frontispiece portrait in profile view by Sherril Schell. 63 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. 'But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold'. Handsome copy of this landmark book of verse. Keynes 6; Hayward, English Poetry, 32; NCBEL, IV, p. 241 Original blue cloth with printed spine label, dust jacket. A fine copy in faintly soiled dust jacket (small ink notation on pastedown; half-inch split at foot of front flap of jacket). Blue half morocco slipcase and chemise Photogravure frontispiece portrait in profile view by Sherril Schell. 63 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo First edition of the poet's posthumous second book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1914 & Other Poems.

      London Sidgwick & Jackson 1915 - First edition, 8vo., frontispiece portrait of author, spare spine label tipped-in at the rear, light browning to endpapers, small booksellers label to rear paste-down, publisher's blue-black cloth, paper spine label printed in red and black, a fine copy, preserved in a folding chemise and custom slip-case. Only 1000 copies were printed, published on 16th June 1915 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Relativity: The Special & The General Theory

      Overview Details & Condition First English language edition, first impression of Einstein's first popular treatment of relativity. Einstein's general theory of relativity, "one of history's most imaginative and dramatic revisions of our concepts about the universe" was completed in a frenzy of work at the end of 1915 (Isaacson, Einstein: His Life and Universe, p. 223). The following year he published (in German only) Relativity: The Special & the General Theory, an account intended to be accessible to the general public, and which he tested by reading drafts to his step-daughter Margot, "pausing frequently to ask whether she indeed got it" (Isaacson, p. 232). Einstein took the opportunity to publish the present English language edition when interest in general relativity exploded after the theory was confirmed experimentally by Arthur Eddington's eclipse observations in 1919. This edition includes an important new appendix on Eddington's work, "The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity", that was not present in any previous edition. The book, "filled with many thought experiments that could be easily visualised", became a best-seller, and is still in print today. A Popular Exposition. Authorised Translation by Robert W. Lawson. With Five Diagrams and a Portrait of the Author. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1920. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in blind. Portrait frontispiece, diagrams and equations within the text. Publisher's eight-page ads at rear. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine faded, spine titles dulled, a little rubbed at extremities, some light spotting to contents. A very good copy. Bibliography: Weil 90a.

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        Fife and Drum.

      London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd., 1915 - Octavo. Original boards, titles and illustration in black to front. Fine. First edition, first impression, first issue. A very scarce war poetry collection, in exceptional fine condition. Claude E. C. H. Burton wrote patriotic war poetry in the early years of the First World War under these pseudonyms for The Daily Mail and The Evening News, both Lord Northcliffe's publications. His son, Captain Henry Patrick Claude Burton, Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, was killed in action 27th July 1917, aged 23, and is remembered on the Thiepval memorial to the missing. Copac only lists two copies of the first edition in British institutional holdings, one at the British Library and one in the National Library of Wales. OCLC adds several abroad. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Daddy Cat

      Bound in original green paper boards. Green cloth spine. Very good condition, a few marks, slight wear. Daddy Cat illustrated onlay to front, Very good condition, Image strong, Small marginal chip. 8vo: 32pp Text and Illustrations in very good clean condition, no inscriptions, no pen/crayon marks, toning commensurate with age. Complete with 32 colour illustrations, in lovely clean bright condition. No loose or torn pages. A superb copy H.G. Wells said of him, "He has made the cat his own. He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves."

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        Of Human Bondage - superbly rebound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe

      Heinemann, 1915. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1915. A superb copy rebound in full green leather with raised bands and gilt titles. Gilt to the page edges. A superior copy.

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        Of Human Bondage: A Novel

      William Heinemann [1915], London - First issue, with "help" misprint on p. 257. Thick octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's green gilt-lettered cloth, in custom mid-20th century cloth chemise and matching morocco-backed slipcase (leather quite sunned and scratched at spine); [8],648pp. Corners a bit bumped, front free endpaper reinforced at gutter rather too tightly affecting first signature, some light foxing to textblock edges, gilt a bit dulled, else Near Very Good and sound. STOTT A21b. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        History of the Violoncello, the Viol De Gamba, Thier Precursors and Collateral Instruments

      London: William Reeves, 1915. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Uncommon--and exhaustive-- study of this particular family of stringed instruments (all closely related to the violin). "With biographies of all the most eminent players of every country". 1915 1st edition. Thick octavo, 700 pgs., top-edge gilt. A well-preserved, VG copy in its crimson cloth with bright gilt-lettering to the spine. Light scuffing to the panels, light offsetting and small, neat former owner name to the front free endpaper. Very impressive in its scale--and in its still-solid, very presentable condition.

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        Die Verwandlung [The Metamorphosis]

      Leipzig: Kurt Wolff, 1915. First edition. Near Fine. Cream-colored wrappers with folding flaps, front cover with Ottomar Starke's famous charcoal drawing of a man clutching his head in front of an open door (reminiscent of Edvard Munch's "The Scream"). Greenish-grey endpapers. Some minor creasing to bottom of spine. Small discoloration to lower left corner of front wrapper. Overall, a near fine copy of the very scarce first edition of Kafka's most famous novel. Only a thousand copies were printed. Housed in custom box. "Written between November 17 and December 7, 1912 during the fit of creative passion that also saw the birth of Das Urteil [The Judgement] and the first chapter of Der Verschollen (Der Heizer) [(The Stoker)]?This 'exceptionally repulsive story' is the most sustained work of fiction published during Kafka's lifetime and the one with which his name is most profoundly associated in the common consciousness: it is the story of Gregor Samsa's transformation into a giant insect. The strange allegory of alienation-from the self, from one's very body, from the family, and by analogy from society, the state and the whole of mankind-is one of the defining works of the twentieth-century consciousness. In his critical hierarchy of the great prose works of the Twentieth Century, Vladimir Nabokov rates Die Verwandlung second behind only James Joyce's Ulysses" (The Breon Mitchell Collection of the Works of Franz Kafka, p. 7). Dietz 25. Wronski, Kafka 12. Near Fine.

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        In der Trambahn (In the Streetcar)

      OFFERING: A superb drypoint intaglio print created during one of Max Beckmann's most fertile printmaking periods; showing Berliners on the U-Bahn and including one of his celebrated self-portraits. The cited drypoint is from the third state of three, the only state approved by the artist, an excellent impression on handmade wove paper (velin) with full margins, the burr strong and velvety, signed in pencil in Beckmann's characteristic angular, post-1915 German script, left unnumbered, as issued. "Beckmann's print suggests a disorienting physical effect inherent in the visual experience of the modern city."[S. Alessandro, German Expressionist Prints: The Marcia and Granvil Specks Collection, p. 46] CONDITION: Fine within the plate, signature bright, parts of plate margins with the customary yellow toning, sheet margins fine. / Rear: penciled one-line note and title, customary offset yellowing corresponds to plate margins on print side. RARITY: Very Scarce. Print examples appear in the marketplace about three-four times a decade, principally in Germany. SIZE: Plate: 290 x 434 mm (11.42 x 17.09 inches) / Sheet: 380 x 540 mm / Passe de Partout: 483 x 620 mm. FORMAT: loose and sleeved for protection in a passe de partout. PRINT STATES: "Beckmann disdained preliminary drawings." [Hofmaier] One proof is known to exist for the first state in which Beckmann established the composition. Two proofs are known to exist for the second state, when many small additions were made. In the third and final state, further details were added, for which one trial proof is known to exist. 150 examples were signed by the artist and left unnumbered. Subsequently, Frank numbered 40/100 on velin and 10/50 on Japan paper. REFERENCE: Hofmaier 235. Stadt, Expressionism in German Art; Works From the McMaster Museum, p. 2. Alessandro, German Expressionist Prints: The Marcia and Granvil Specks Collection, p. 46.

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        The Prelude.

      London: The Doves Press. 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to 155 copies. 301pp. Original full vellum, text printed in black and red. Housed in a custom made cloth slipcase. With the bookplate of Theodore M. Lilienthal on the front pastedown endpaper. Covers splayed else a fine copy. ; Octavo .

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        Palestine Exploration Fund Annual, 1914–1915 The Wilderness of Zin

      London: by order of the Committee,, 1915. (Archaeological Report.) With a Chapter on the Greek Inscriptions by M. N. Tod. Quarto. Original dark blue quarter cloth, grey boards, titles to spine gilt and to front board in black. 37 plates to rear with tissue-guards laid in, several plans and illustrations to the text of which 7 full-page and one folding. Slightly sunned overall, corners bumped and rubbed, a few faint scuff-marks to boards, light spotting to edges and endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, First issue binding with the full stop after the date on the spine. During January and February 1914 Lawrence and Leonard Woolley (the archaeologist who would later excavate Ur), together with a British Army surveying detachment, mapped the Negev region of the Sinai Peninsula. The Negev was ruled by the Ottoman Empire, and the survey was a military venture in the guise of an archaeological expedition, preparation for the war the British believed was imminent. Publication in the respected academic journal of the Palestine Exploration Fund was a whitewash to disguise the military nature of the undertaking. The Wilderness of Zin was Lawrence's First work to appear in book form.

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        Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania

      Scarce History Books - Genealogical and Personal History of Western- Pennsylvania. 1,789 pages. Q. One half Morocco. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915. Three Volumes. First Edition. First Printing. Out of Print.Personal History of Western Pennsylvania, presents in the aggregate an amount and variety of genealogical and persona! information and portraiture unequaled by any kindred publication. No similar work concerning Western Pennsylvania has ever before been presented, and it contains a vast amount of ancestral history never before printed. The object, clearly defined and well digested, is to present in concise f(jrm the history of Western Pennsylvania Families of the Colonial Days. There are numerous voluminous histories of the State, making it unnecessary in this work to even outline its annals. What has been published, however, relates principally to civic life. The amplification necessary to complete the picture, old and nowadays, is what is supplied by these Genealogical and Personal Memoirs. In other words, while.others have written of the times, the province of this work is as a chronicle of the people who have made this magnificent region what it is. Unique in conception and treatment, this work constitutes one of the most original and permanently valuable contributions ever made to the social history of an American community. In it are arrayed in a lucid and dignified manner all the available facts regarding the ancestry, personal careers and matrimonial alliances of those who, in each succeeding generation, have been accorded leading positions in social, professional and bu.sinless life. It is not based upon, neither does it minister to, aristocratic prejudices and assumptions. On the contrary, its fundamental ideas are thoroughly American and democratic. The work everywhere conveys the lesson that distinction has been gained only by honorable public service, or by usefulness in private station, and that the development and prosperity of the region of which it treats have been dependent upon the character of its citizens, and in the stimulus which they have given to commerce, to industry, to the arts and sciences, to education and religion to all that is comprised in the highest civilization of the present day through a continual progressive doe,.Conditions: Age appropriate wear of covers, owners writings on blank front page, binding is firm, pages are clean. Very Good.Provenance: Private Library Collection.SURNAMES LISTED IN THE INDEXAcheson, Ackerman, Adams, Agnew, Ague, Ahlborn, Albert, Aldrich, Allen, Allison, Alter, Amrhein, Anderson, Andrews, Armstrong, Arters, Ash, Augustin, Bailie, Baird, Baker, Balcom, Baldridge, Ball, Balles, Barnett, Bauer, Baugher, Bauman, Baumgartel, Bayard, Beall, Beatty Bebout, Beck, Becker, Beckert, Bedell, Beedle, Beet, Beissinger, Benson, Benzenhoefer, Beran, Bergman, Beringer, BernerBerryman, Bertsch, Best, Bestwick, Bethune, Bick, Bickerton, Biddlestone, Bigham, Birchard, Black, Blair, Blick, Blind, Blockinger, Blose, Bokermann, Bole, Bolard, Bossert, Bourke, Bowser, Boyce, Boyd, Boyle, Brackenridge, Bradwell, Brandon, Brandt, Braun, Breading, Breckenridge, Breining, Breitenbaugh, Brennan, Brethauer, Brewer, Briggs, Brodmerkel, Brooker, Brooks, Brown, Bruckner, Bubb, Buckley, BulgerBullion, Bullions, Burchard, Burgunder, Burkhard, Burkman, Burleigh, Buton, Butler, Byers, Byrne, Cadwallader, Cairns, Caldwell, Calhoun, Calvin, Campbell, Carnegie, Carr, Carson, Casey, Caughey, Cavanaugh, Caven, Cease, Chalot, Challis, Chamberlain, Chantler, Chaplin, Chase, Chess, Christy, Church, Clark, Clary, Clever, Cochran, Cole, Collins, Colter, Colteryahn, Conn, Connelly, Cook, Cooper, CooverCope, Corbett, Corey, Cornelius, Cornett, Cort, Cotton, Coursin, Cowan, Cox, Craig, Craighead, Cratty, Crawford, Creese, Crick, Cricks, Croft, Crooks, Crosbie, Crosby, Crumrine, Culbertson, Cummings, Cunningham, Curry, Danner, Darby, Daubenspeck, Daugherty, David, Davidson, Davies, Davis, Day, De Bolt, Dell, De Long, Dennis, Denny, Densmore, Denton, Der, Dickson, Diehl, Dillon, Dippold, Donaldson, DonnellDonnelly, Dorleman, Dorsey, Douds, Douglass, Downey, Drain, Drennen, Drew, Drynan, Duerr, Duff, Dugan, Dunbar, Duncan, Dunham, Dushane, Dutton, Eaton, Edgar, Edmonds, Edmunds, Edmundson, Egan, Eger, Egler, Ehrhardt, Eicher, Elliott, Ellsworth, Elste, Emerick, Emich, Engel, Engelhardt, English, Ensworth, Erb, Erdner, Erhardt, Erwin, Evans, Ewing, Fagan, Fast, Fawcett, Feeney, Fehr, Fellows, FeltwellFergus, Ferree, Fife, Figley, Flaccus, Flanagan, Flood, Foltz, Forbes, Ford, Forsyth, Foster, Fowler, Fox, Freed, Freeman, French, Frey, Friar, Frichtel, Friedman, Friend, Fritchie, Fromm, Fruechtel, Fry, Fulton, Gahan, Galbraith, Gallagher, Galway, Gamble, Ganoe, Garbart, Garlow, Garraux, Garrett, Gartner, Gealey, Geibel, Gelm, George, Gephardt, Germerodt, Gibb, Gibson, Giel, Gifford, Gill, Gilleland, Gillespie, GilletGillett, Gilmore, Gilson, Given, Glaser, Gleim, Gless, Gloeckner, Goehring, Goetz, Goldstrohm, Gordon, Gorham, Gourlay, Gow, Graham, Grassel, Gray, Greasel, Greenfield, Greenley, Greenough, Greer, Griesler, Griffith, Grinnell, Griswold, Groom, Gross, Grubbs, Guenther, Guffey, Guthrie, Haben, Hackius, Haeckler, Hafer, Hahn, Hall, Hallas, Hamal, Hammill, Hamilton, Handley, Hanna, Harbison, HarbuschHarding, Hardwick, Harger, Harmon, Harper, Harrison, Hart, Hartmann, Hartung, Harvey, Haser, Haverline, Hayes, Hays, Hayward, Hazlett, Heckman, Hegner, Heid, Heidenkamp, Heilman, Heintz, Heinz, Helb, Heminway, Hempel, Henderson, Herbel, Herbst, Herman, Hershey, Hervey, Hess, Hice, Hildinger, Hill, Hillen, Hillgrove, Himrod, Hines, Hissrich, Hitzrot, Hoch, Hochberg, Hodgson, Hoffmann, HoganHohmann, Holmes, Holosnyay, Holtzman, Hood, Hoover, Hopkins, Hopper, Hosack, Housholder, Howell, Hubbard, Huch, Hughes, Hugo, Humes, Humphreys, Hunt, Hunter, Hutchison, Immekus, Inks, Inskeep, Ireland, Irvin, Jackson, Jameson, Jenkins, Johns, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Jordan, Kammerer, Kapteina, Katz, Kearney, Keefer, Keil, Keister, Keitz, Keitzer, Kelley, Kelly, Kennedy, Kenny, KeownKerr, Kessler, Kestner, Kidd, Kiehl, Kifer, Kilcullin, Kim, Kincaid, King, Kingsley, Kinlough, Klein, Klingelhofer, Klingensmith, Klussmann, Knell, Knoedler, Knox, Koch,Koegler, Kohary, Kort, Koughan, Kretzer, Krill, Krone, Kuehn, Kuhn, Kummer, Lageman, Laird, Lake, Lambing, Landis, Langfitt, 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        Collection of broadsides and pamphlets mainly supporting, some opposing, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting American women the right to vote in federal elections. Broadsides and Pamphlets from state campaigns for the 19th Amendment make up the bulk of this collection with several broadsides opposing woman's suffrage. The 19th Amendment guarantees American women the right to vote, also known as suffrage. Our collection of broadsides and pamphlets derive from the period between 1919-1920 when the 19th amendment passed the House of Representatives and the Senate and was sent to the states for ratification by a 2/3 majority. The first states to ratify were Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Kansas, New York and Ohio. By March 1920, 35 states had ratified the woman's suffrage amendment. The Southern states held out against ratification, but on August 18, 1920, when Tennessee voted for ratification, the necessary majority of states was reached and American women gained th

      WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE BROADSIDES AND PAMPHLETS COLLECTION-DSA/SA _____________________________________________________ GROUP A- INDIVIDUALLY PRICED BROADSIDES: 1-Broadside, "Votes for Women: People Say:  We Say?." by National American Woman Suffrage Association, NYC is $850- [sold] 2-Broadside, "Suffrage as a War Measure" by NY State Woman Suffrage Party $185 3-Broadside, "You will Wish to Hear?." Three speakers listed for "The Final Suffrage Mass Meeting?Vote for Woman Suffrage Amendment No. 1, Nov. 6." $150 4-Broadside, "Women in the Home, "by National American Woman Suffrage Association, NYC [sold-$280] 5-Broadside, "How to Vote for Woman Suffrage Amendment Election Day November 2, 1915." $200 6-Pamphlet, 4 pp, cover shows Pres. Wilson, inside cover, "President Wilson Wants Woman Suffrage," $75 GROUP B - BROADSIDES AND PAMPHLETS FROM STATE CAMPAIGNS FOR THE WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT WHICH MAKE UP THE BULK OF THIS COLLECTION. (NUMBERS FOR CATALOGING REFERENCE) 1-Pamphlet in broadside form (sheets not attached), "To The Men and Women of New York" arguing "Why New York Men Should Give New York Women the Vote" by Empire State Campaign Committee 2-Broadside, "Our Reason Why: Address Delivered before the Polk County Woman-Suffrage Association: 3-Pamphlet, "Woman Suffrage Essential to the True Republic" by American Woman Suffrage Assoc. 4-Pamphlet, "Woman's Suffrage Tracts No. 6, Woman's Right and The Public Welfare, Remarks of Hon. George F. Hoar?." to the Mass. Legislature, April 14, 1869 5-Broadside, "Woman Suffrage leaflet, Women and the State, no. 12" monthly publication of "Office of The Woman's Journal, Boston, Mass." 6-Pamphlet, "First Woman Suffrage Convention of?New York?Carnegie Hall," Oct. 29, 1909 7-Pamphlet, "Effect of Vote of Women on Legislation," by the National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company for the National Woman Suffrage Association, New York City, April 1914 8-Broadside, in the form of a printed letter, New York, Oct. 13, 1884, to "Good Friend?."urging support for Grover Cleveland. 9,10,11 -Broadside set of 3 small 8vo sheets on Suffrage and Prohibition, one titled, Voters-Stop," one titled, "Voters-Look!," one titled, "Voters-Listen!" each asking Ohio voters to vote "Yes" on woman's suffrage, and "Help Make the State of Ohio Dry." 12-Broadside, "New York State Woman Suffrage Party," urging passage of the "Woman Suffrage Amendment No. 1," printed letter on party letterhead with printed signature of the chairwoman, Vera Boarman Whitehouse 13-Broadside, "About Voting, Who gave MEN their right to Vote and when?.... Who will give WOMEN their right to Vote and when?...." 14. 2 Broadsides, 8vo each, "Special Announcements" by the National American Woman Suffrage Association "Measuring Up Results of Equal Suffrage in Colorado." 15- Broadside, "Your Great Opportunity to Hear?Dr. Anna Howard Shaw? Hon. Wm. H. Wadhams?." Urging vote for suffrage amendment No. 1, Nov. 6. 16- Broadside, "Votes for Women a Success North America Proves It?." by New York State Woman Suffrage Party printed 1917 17 -Broadside, 2 sides, "New York State Woman Suffrage Party," listing the organization's leaders and form at bottom for the name of a district leader, on verso is the form for listing the local members. 18 -Printed form seeking name, address voting district information, small post card size, by the New York State Woman Suffrage Party for a suffrage supporter to fill in. 19 -Broadside, small 8vo, resolution by New York State Woman Suffrage Party adopted Aug. 30, 1917, reaffirming "condemnation of the picketing of the White House?." 20 -Broadside, printed April 1915, "Fact Worth Knowing" about Woman Suffrage and urging support for the amendment Nov. 2, 1915 [NYS] 21 -Broadside, "A Million Women Appeal to the Voters of New York for Justice," by Empire State Campaign Committee 22 -Pamphlet, "Equal Rights for Women A War Measure, Address of Hon. James D. Phelan of California in the Senate of the United States, " Sept. 30, 1918 23 -Pamphlet, "Garden primer How to Plant and Care for a Vegetable Garden from the Albany Branch of the NY State Woman Suffrage Party," April 1917 ( on Victory gardens just after the US entered World War I in April) 24 -Pamphlet, "Summing up the Case for Woman Suffrage" 25 -Pamphlet, Program for "First Delaware County Equal Suffrage Convention?June 15th and 16th 1914?." Speakers listed include, Carrie Chapman Catt 26 -Broadside, from the "Wage Earners Anti-Suffrage League," "Wage Earning Women, Stop! Think! Reason!" 27 -Broadside, "Votes for Women?Give the Women of California a Square Deal?." 28 -Broadside, 2 pp, "Do You Know? By Carrie Chapman Catt" 29 -Broadside, 2 pp, "Why Wage-Earning Women Should Vote by Maud Younger" 30 -Broadside, 2 pp, "Women in the Home" top half, "How Far Can the Mother Control These Things?" by Citizens Suffrage League, Pasadena, CA 31 -Broadside, 2 pp, "The Undesirable Woman Voter" by Citizens Suffrage League, Pasadena, CA 32 -Pamphlet, "Suffrage Not a Natural Right A Letter from Henry L. Stimson, Formerly Secretary of War, New York, May 24, 1915" opposing suffrage with cut signature attached to separate card. 33 -Broadside, "Why Working Women Want the Vote?Mass Meeting?April 3rd, 1917" 34 -Pamphlet, "Better Babies, " by New York State Woman Suffrage Party 35 -Pamphlet, "Women and Citizenship," by Albany County Republican Committee. After Suffrage amendment passed, the pamphlet seeks to enroll women in the Republican Party. 36 -Broadside, "An Expert's Opinion, The Suffrage Question as Viewed by a Competent Michigan Woman," issued by Michigan WCTU supporting suffrage. 37 -Broadside, "Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny, How About the Women of Michigan?" issued by Michigan WCTU supporting suffrage. 38 -Broadside, 2pp, "An Allegory on Wimmen's Rights by Marietta Holley," issued by Michigan WCTU supporting suffrage. 39 -Broadside, Advertisement, "Why you as a Young Woman Should Insure Your Life Now," urging women to enroll in Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance because the company insures women at the same rate as men unlike many other companies as the broadside says. 40 -Broadside (Envelope Leaflet), "The House that Rum Built No. 2," National WCTU, CA 41 -Broadside (Envelope Leaflet), "An Elder Sister's Advice to Girls No. 2" National WCTU, CA 42 -Program "'Cuba' A Drama of Freedom Benefit Maternity Hospital' Gray's Armory" Brooklyn, NY 43,44,45- 3 Anti-Suffrage Broadsides from different NY State Anti-Suffrage groups 46 -Max Eastman signed TLS about his pamphlet, included, "Is Woman Suffrage Important" second edition. 47 -Mary Lasker signature on commemorative facsimile with commemorative stamp dated Aug 26, 1970, Adams, MA honoring the National Suffrage Association's request to Congress in 1873 for the Women's Suffrage Amendment. With other memorabilia for the 50th anniversary on suffrage [Mary Lasker:1900-94, medical research, awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969, a Congressional Gold Medal in 1989].

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        Die Entstehung der Kontinente und Ozeane

      Braunschweig: Vieweg, 1915 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (210x135 mm). iv, [2], 94 pp., 20 illustr. in text. Three-quarter cloth with paper label to spine, interior clean and unfoxed, library ink stamps to title-page. Provenance: from the library of Alfred Wegener's institute in Marburg (Physikalisches Institut der Philipps-Universität). Interesting association copy in fine condition. ---- First edition in book form of the famous work on the continental drift, the mainwork of Wegener. The text appeared first in Petermanns Mitteilungen 1912. Later editions appeared in 1920,1922 and 1929; foreign editions after 1922. Wegener began his university career at the physical institute of the University Marburg in 1909, where he worked until 1919. After his habilitation in the fields of astronomy, meteorology and cosmic physics in Marburg, he became the director of the local observatory in 1910 and in parallel worked as a lecturer at the physical institute. Wegener became widely known for his pioneering theory on continental drift, which he published in two papers in 1912, both entitled "Die Entstehung der Kontinente" (The origin of continents).. Although it was thought ludicrous at first, it has since been confirmed and is now quite acclaimed. In 1915 he published a book-length extension of his work on continental displacements now entitled "Die Entstehung der Kontinente und Ozeane." Because of the First World War, Wegener's book went unnoticed outside Germany. In 1922, however, a third (revised) edition was translated into English, French, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish, pushing Wegener's theory of continental drift to the forefront of debate in the earth sciences. The present first edition is much rarer than the journal issue..

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        The Signature. Numbers 1, 2, and 3

      London: Published by Subscription only, 1915. 32; 28; 28 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Brown printed wrappers. Very small chip to the head of spine on No. 1, else Fine. 32; 28; 28 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. 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.

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        Travelling writer's kit with stationery and miniature globe.

      Paris, ca. 1915-1925. Portable red cardboard box (28.0 x 16.9 x 14.3 cm) embossed with maroon reptile-skin patterned paper with gilt title "Papeterie" and vignette, and simple brass lock. Inside covered with decorative green-with-black-cobweb patterned paper.l An unusually well-preserved portable Parisian writing kit which, interestingly, includes a full colour miniature globe on a black wooden pedestal. It was made by "L.N. et K." in Paris, and all names are in French. Antarctica is not represented which suggests a manufacturing date before the end of the 19th century. However, the name Petrograd, for Saint Petersburg, was used between 1914 and 1924 and indicates an early 20th century production date. Other items are: wooden multicoloured penhandles; a metal nib-box, embossed "N. K. Paris", together with lose nibs in a cardboard box with printed text "Blanzy Pouré &Cie, Boulogne sur Mer, dépot à Paris", and the dates 1871-1872; a metal blotter; an ink-bottle with metal cap;p an eraser, and two compartments with blank writing paper and envelopes in several colours. The kit also includes an odd set of 35 colour-printed cards from France, the Netherlands, and some other countries, the majority of which are chocolate box cards and greeting cards from the very early 20th century. Apart from these, and the paper and envelopes, which seems to be "natural" additions, all seem to form one original ensemble. Some slight wear to the box edges and corners, otherwise a rich, attractive item.

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        BASEBALL MAGAZINE APRIL 1915-WALTER JOHNSON ISSUE-SUPER RARE-FEDERALS

      1915 - -Rare early baseball publication. -Huge Walter Johnson issue. -Classic photos, info, vintage ads, a baseball fan/historian's dream. -Tape repair on spine, piece off cover, pages are supple and very readable. Condition: G

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        THE JACKET (The Star Rover).

      London Mills & Boon (1915) 333 pp. + 2 page advertisement and 32-page catalog; color frontispiece; 8vo, contemporary binding by (or for) W. H. Smith in blue linen-grain cloth with title and WHS monogram stamped in black. Short tear at top of front free endpaper, else fine

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        Iconographie ou vies des hommes illustres du XVII. siecle . . . Tome premier[-second].Amsterdam, Leipzig, Johann Caspar Arkstée, Henricus Merkus, 1759. 2 volumes bound as 1. Folio. With 2 title-pages printed in red and black, each with a different engraved vignette, 1 portrait after Pieter Paul Rubens and and 124 portraits after Anthony van Dyck (several folding and 13 etched by Van Dyck himself), woodcut tailpieces. Green half morocco (ca. 1860?), richly gold-tooled spine, gilt and gauffered edges.

      Mauquoy-Hendrickx I, pp. 46-49; V. Someren 62; STCN (2 copies); Szwykowski, p. 17, XV; cf. Hind, Van Dyck. His original etchings and his Iconography (Boston, 1915). Last and best edition of Antony van Dyck's famous Iconographie , containing 125 portraits of distinquished contemporaries, including Pieter Paul Rubens, Pieter Breugel, Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, Erasmus, Maria de Medicis and Philip IV of Spain. The portraits were executed by the most eminent Antwerp engravers and etchers of their day, including Pieter de Jode, Cornelis Galle, Wenceslaus Hollar and Lucas Vorsterman. Thirteen of the portraits were etched by Van Dyck himself and "are among the most masterly plates produced in the whole history of portrait etching. In fact, in spite of the limitations of his practise of the art, Van Dyck has no rival as an etcher of portraits except Rembrandt" (Hind, p. 5). Slightly browned throughout and with an occasional minor tear in a folding plate, but otherwise in very good condition. Binding somewhat worn, with the corners slightly damaged, but still good and structurally sound.

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        Adventures of an Amateur Hunter in Africa

      Boston Ma: Chapple Publ, 1915. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 410 pp, profuse ill. Hunting throughout East Africa and into northwester Rhodesia, now Zambia. Two very long and very fruitful safaris after dangerous game (much on elephants) as well a the glamor game of East Africa and what is now Zambia. Truly the hunting spirit races through these pages and will inspire even the laziest armchair adventurer. Lovely near fine copy in original green cloth and gilt front cover with photo inset on front cover of author and his bag.

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        Of Human Bondage - superbly rebound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe

      Heinemann 1915 - A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1915. A superb copy rebound in full green leather with raised bands and gilt titles. Gilt to the page edges. A superior copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Migof-Gestrüpp 1-6 (komplette Serie). 1981. [6 Original-Radierungen / 6 original engravings].

       Bernard Schultze, geboren am 31. Mai 1915 in Schneidemühl, damals Provinz Posen, gestorben 14. April 2005 in Köln. Originalradierungen von Bernard Schultze datiert und signiert. Werkverzeichnis Heuer 182-187. Einmalige Auflage für die Griffelkunst Hamburg, 1981. Maße Blätter: ca. 38,0 x 29,0 cm. Maße Platte: ca. 19,8 x 14,9 cm. Rückseitig kleine Reste von Klebeband, ansonsten sehr gute Exemplare. Original etchings, signed and dated by Bernard Schultze. Griffelkunst edition. Measure sheet: ca. 38,0 x 29,0 cm. Measure plate: ca. 19,8 x 14,9 cm. Backside light traces of mounting. Nearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Informel, informelle Kunst / art informel; Original-Radierung / original etching; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        Die Nacht auf dem Alten Markt. Ein Spiel in vier Akten. Nach dem Jüdischen von Hugo Zuckermann. [Mit einem Vorwort von Martin Buber].

       Wien, Löwit 1915. 8°. 5 Bll., 71 (2) S. farb. Textileinbd. d. Zt. In gutem Zustand. EAvgl. Wininger V, 3 - Perez (1852-1915), \"einer der größten jiddischen Schriftsteller\". Dieses Buch erschien im Todesjahr des Verfassers als erster Band der `Jüdischen Liebhaber-Bibliothek` in einer Auflage von 300 numerierten Exemplaren. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Judaica, Literatur

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        The James Houston Eccleston Day-Book--Compiled by Samuel M. Shoemaker Jr.

      Longmans, Green and Co., 4th Ave. & 30th St, New York 1915 - The JamesHouston Eccleston Day-Book, Containing a short account of his life, and readings for every day in the year chosen from his sermons.(1837-1911) Dark green boards with gold title on the cover and spine. Solidly bound and in very good condition. Slight shelf wear. Signed by Samuel Moor Shoemaker Jr. "For Col. and Mrs. Arthur Hamilton Mackie, with joyous and grateful memories of the beloved "Parson", and with the hope that we can work together to bring America and the world to the faith which ruled his life. S.M. Shoemaker, Trinity Cathedral, Newark- April 4th 1941. James Houston Eccleston had been Pastor of Trinity in Newark prior to his death. Samuel Moor Shomaker Jr's Grandfather, Samuel Moor Shoemaker, was married to Augusta Eccleston Shoemaker, James Houston Eccleston's sister. He was Samuel Moor Shoemaker Jr's Great Uncle, and an early spiritual influence on Shoemaker Jr., who passed in 1911 when Shoemaker was 17 years old. This title, published in 1915 while Shomaker was still a student at Princeton and just 21 years of age appears to be Samuel M. Shoemaker's first published work, although it is never mentioned anywhere. He went on to become a prolific writer of books achieving worldwide fame and the leader of the Oxford Group in the United States. Initially based as Rector of Calvary Church in New York City for 25 years, he then accepted a post at Calvary Church in Pittsburg. His early titles include Realizing Religion, 1921, A Young Man's View of the Ministry, 1923, Children of the Second Birth, 1927, Religion That Works, 1928, Twice-Born Ministers, 1929, If I Be Lifted Up, 1931, The Conversion of the Church, 1932, Confident Faith, 1932, Christ's Words from the Cross, 1933, The Gospel According to You, 1934. There are 17 other titles authored by Shoemaker published before his passing in 1963. He is most famous for his early ties to Frank Buchman's First Century Christian Fellowship, later re-named the Oxford Group, and his influence on Bill W., co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. In 1955 Bill W. said, "It was from Sam Shoemaker that we absorbed most of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, steps that express the heart of AA's way of life. Dr. Silkworth gave us the needed knowledge of our illness, but Sam Shoemaker had given us the concrete knowledge of what we could do about it, he passed on the spiritual keys by which we were liberated. The early AA's got its ideas of self-examination, acknowledgment of character defects, restitution for harm done, and working with others straight from the Oxford Group and directly from Sam Shoemaker, their former leader in America, and from nowhere else." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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