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        DIE VERWANDLUNG. [The Metamorphosis]

      Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag. 1915 [1916].. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Publisher?s plain buff card covers with the original illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm and without tears, neat ink date to the upper cover. The contents are clean and bright throughout and without previous owner?s inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and toned Ottomar Starke illustrated dustwrapper, the spine intact and without tears. A very nice example in entirely original condition, scarce thus. 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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        Die Entstehung der Kontinente und Ozeane

      Braunschweig: Vieweg, 1915. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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. Near Fine.

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        The Valley of Fear.

      London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1915. First UK Edition. Octavo, pp.[8]; 306; [6]. In publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board. Bottom edge untrimmed. Lightly browned to prelims and edges. Binding a little weak in places, but holding well. Slight reading lean; spine lightly sunned. Very good overall. The last of Doyle's full-length Sherlock Holmes novels, "The Valley of Fear" focuses on a proxy clash between Holmes and Moriarty over the question of whether Mr Douglas will live or die. Green and Gibson A39.

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        Voyage of H.M.S. 'Pandora' Despatched to Arrest the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' in the South Seas, 1790-91 Being the Narratives of Captain Edward Edwards, R.N., the Commander, and George Hamilton, the Surgeon.

      London: Francis Edwards, 1915. Octavo, folding map; original maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The standard modern edition, including the captain's report on the voyage of the Pandora, printed for the first time, with introduction and notes by Basil Thomson.This edition includes the account of the surgeon of the Pandora, Hamilton, which was first published in 1793 and is rare today. However, this work is particularly significant for the inclusion of the many reports and letters penned by Captain Edward Edwards, who was commissioned with orders to find the mutineers, and whose conduct was vilified in the eighteenth-century press. This was the first time any of Edwards' reports were printed, and as a result this is an important contribution to the study of the Bounty mutiny. It has not been reprinted. Front board a little flecked otherwise a very nice copy.

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        On the Quantum Theory of Radiation and the Structure of the Atom.

      First edition [London: Taylor & Francis], 1915. Author's presentation offprint, inscribed by Bohr to Prof. Biilmann, of this seminal paper in which Bohr introduced the concept of 'stationary state'.Soon after the completion of Bohr's great trilogy on atomic constitution had appeared in November 1913, Moseley began to carry out experiments on X-ray spectra. Among other things, he found that the frequency of the K?-line followed a Balmer-type formula similar to those which had inspired Bohr to develop his theory of atomic structure. In this paper Bohr attempts an explanation of this formula, refuting Moseley's suggestion that the lines might be caused by several electrons jumping simultaneously (See Pais 182). "Moseley was later killed in a war-related incident, a death that shocked Bohr and the entire scientific community.... coping with the calamity of his colleague's death and the constant pressures created by the war, Bohr had to frequently revise and refine his atomic model in light of new discoveries. One significant paper, 'On the Quantum Theory of Radiation and the Structure of the Atom,' added more specific details about atomic states. For example, Bohr had earlier made the argument that electrons could jump from one orbit to another as energy was emitted or absorbed. In this paper, he theorized that an atom possesses stationary states in which energy was neither emitted nor absorbed. Any emission or absorption that did occur, such as might induce an electron to jump, would correspond to the transition between two stationary states." (http://www.sparknotes.com/biography/bohr/section4.rhtml) "Franck and Hertz unwittingly provided an independent confirmation of the concept of stationary state. In 1914 they observed an energy threshold in the electron-stopping power of mercury vapor. This threshold, Bohr explained the following year [in the present paper], corresponded to a transition between the normal state and another (first excited) stationary state of the mercury atom (and not, as Franck and Hertz had originally thought, to the ionization of the atom)." (http://content.cdlib.org/xtf/view?docId=ft4t1nb2gv&chunk.id=d0e5922&toc.depth=1&toc.id=d0e5922&brand=eschol). Offprint from the Philosophical Magazine, vol. xxx, September 1915, pp. [i], 394-415 [1:blank], 8vo (222 x 145 mm), original printed orange wrappers, with inscription in Bohr's hand 'Hr. Prof. E. Biilmann // ærbødigst fra Forf.', with numbering to the upper left corner of the front wrapper, from the library of the Danish chemist Prof. Einar Biilmann (1873-1946).

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        Cathay.

      London: Elkin Mathews,, 1915. Translations, for the most part from the Chinese of Rihaku, from the notes of the late Ernest Fenollosa, and the deciphering of professors Mori and Ariga. Octavo. Original tan wrappers printed in black. A fine copy. First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 printed. An exceptional copy of Pound's significant translations from the ancient Chinese poets, including Rihaku who, Pound pointedly notes "flourished in the eighth century of our era. The Anglo-Saxon Seafarer is of about this period. The other poems from the Chinese are earlier." Pound's modern English translation of said Seafarer, one of his best such works, is included in this collection.

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        Uhebladet Storm 1. Aargang no. 1-27. Alt der udkom.

      A/S Ugebladet Storm, København 1915-1916. 8 sider pr. Hefte pp. Illustreret i sort/hvid af blandt andre Robert Storm Petersen. Heftet med originalt omslag, med hefteklammer, pænt eksemplar. Første udgave. 16120602

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        The Silver Chord

      Philadelphia: (The Author). [no date - circa 1915]. First. First edition. 48pp., frontispiece portrait. Hinges reinforced, front board stained, a fair only copy. Signed by the author beneath the frontispiece. Laid in is a brief two-page autograph note Signed ("Adolphus Johnson") dated 23 August 1921 from a hotel in Long Branch, NJ to a female correspondent in Point Pleasant, NJ excusing himself from not visiting her, but asking her to write, "because I want to be with you." Little is known about the author; this is his only volume of poetry. Exceptionally uncommon. OCLC lists only eight copies of this title in American libraries. .

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

      London: Duckworth, 1915. First edition.. Hardback. Near fine. 8vo. (7 x 4.75 inches). pp.458. Recent professional Arts and Crafts style binding, quarter goatskin over cloth, 5 raised bands, lettering hand-tooled in gilt to spine. Hand-made end leaves. Slight trim (1m) so all edges fresh and clean. Front and back pages repaired. Sewing tightened. Covers and contents clean and bright. A Near Fine, handsomely rebound copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        MOTHER GOOSE

      - MOTHER GOOSE. (VOLLAND) MOTHER GOOSE arranged by Eulalie Grover. Chicago: Volland (1915). 4to (9 x 12 1/4"), [119]p., blue gilt cloth, pictorial paste-on, light cover soil and fading, small margin crease on one page, VG+. 1st edition of the fabulous VOLLAND MOTHER GOOSE, one of the most lavish productions done by Volland. Magnificently illustrated by FREDERICK RICHARDSON with pictorial endpapers plus a profusion of full page illustrations done in rich colors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reveries Over Childhood and Youth; [together with] Plates to Accompany Reveries Over Childhood and Youth.

      Churchtown, Dundrum: The Cuala Press,, 1915 & 1916. 2 works, octavo (210 x 145 mm). Reveries: original quarter linen, grey paper boards, front board lettered in black, grey endpapers. Plates: portfolio in original quarter linen, blue paper boards, front board lettered in black. Title page woodcut by Sturge Moore; 2 engraved captioned portraits and 1 colour plate on captioned black mount, loose in portfolio with tissue guards, by John Butler Yeats. Binder's ticket to front pastedown. Staining to linen backstrips, some marks to boards, a little wear to tips, a very good set. First and limited edition, number 49 of 425 copies. The first US and UK editions were published a year later in 1916. The limited edition is dedicated "to those few people, mainly personal friends, who have read all that I have written". The Plates portfolio also contains a loose printed note from Yeats explaining the subject matter of his brother's painting, Memory Harbour, which is included as a colour print. The Cuala Press, established in 1908 by Yeats's sisters and emerging from the earlier Dun Emer Press, privately printed the limited edition in October 1915, though it was not published until March 1916.

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        Österreichische Plakatkunst.

      \"Wien, Kunstverlag J. Löwy o.J. [1915]; (Druck: Kunstdruckerei Dr. Frisch & Co., Wien).\" 28,5 x 40 cm. 10 ungez. Bll. (Titelei), 124 S. (die einseitig bedruckten Bll. der Paginierung folgend zusammengeklebt, dadurch 2 Bll. = 2 Ss.). Mit 1 (v. 21) Farbtaf. (diese m. 3 weiteren Farbauszügen) u. 159 (v. 176) mont. Textabb. (dav. 6 farb. u. 12 lose). In 6 klammergeheft. Blöcken ohne Umschlag. Schmutztitel angestaubt u. m. Lichtspuren, durch die schlechte Papierqualität stark gebräunt u. z. Tl. randrissig, Text abgegriffen u. z.Tl. fingerfl., mehrf. gestemp. (?Dr. Mascha, Wien, 13/9, Wambachergasse 14?), 1 Umschlag m. dem Stempel ?Verein der Plakatfreunde E.V.? [Berlin]. \"Die letzten Korrekturfahnen des bis heute grundlegenden Werks, in dem erstmals die Entwicklung dieser neuen Kunstform in Österreich-Ungarn dargestellt wurde. Dieses Werk stellt die Grundlage aller späteren Publikationen zum Thema dar und ist mittlerweile selbst zu einem ebenso raren Sammlerobjekt geworden. Schließlich erschien es aufgrund der Kriegszeit in einer kleinen Auflage von lediglich 230 Exemplaren (200 Exemplaren als Leinenausgabe u. 30 Ex. als nummerierte Vorzugausgabe, in Leder gebunden und auf Japanpapier gedruckt). Vorliegender Korrekturabzug ist auf einem schlechteren Papier gedruckt als die spätere Druckausgabe des Werkes. Durchgehend mit Verbesserungen und Anstreichungen durch die Hand des Verfassers (mit Tinte und Rotstift). Die Tafeln - mit Ausnahme der Tafel 17 ?Schiele, Egon. Shaw oder die Ironie, Vorlesung Egon Friedell? ? sind der vorliegenden Korrekturfahne nicht beigegeben. Das Schiele-Plakat mit 3 Farbauszügen in Beilage (mit denen im Zusammendruck alle vorkommenden Farben wiedergegeben werden können. In Platte: ?Bestimmt Rot?; ?Bestimmt Schwarz?). Die Abbildungen, die in der Buchausgabe in den Text gedruckt waren, sind hier montiert. 17 sind leider nicht vorhanden. Die Korrekturen wurden weitgehend übernommen wie ein Vergleich mit einem Exemplar der späteren Druckausgabe ergeben hat. - Ottokar Mascha (1852-1929) war der erste, der sich in Österreich nicht nur als qualifizierter Sammler, sondern auch als kenntnisreicher Publizist mit dem Thema ?Plakat? beschäftigte. M. war zunächst in Prag und dann ab 1897 in Wien als Rechtsanwalt tätig. Als es 1912 zur Gründung der ?Wiener Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft? kam, war Mascha unter dem Vorsitzenden, dem damaligen Leiter des Hofburgtheaters Hugo Thimig, als ?Schatzmeister? Mitglied des Vorstandes. 1912 stellte Mascha einen bedeutenden Teil seiner Sammlung für die damals viel beachtete, erste repräsentative Plakat-Ausstellung Österreichs in der Wiener Secession zur Verfügung und lieferte einen fundierten Beitrag für den Katalog der Schau. 1917 schenkte M. einen Großteil seiner Plakatsammlung der damaligen Kaiserlichen Hofbibliothek und schuf damit den Anstoß und die Grundlagen für die bedeutende Plakatsammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Durch die wirtschaftlichen Probleme der Kriegs- und Nachkriegszeit sah sich M. nach und nach genötigt, die noch bei ihm verbliebenen Teile seiner Sammlungen über den Kunstmarkt zu veräußern. (vgl. dazu Denscher, Bernhard. Der Plakatsammler Ottokar Mascha). - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Plakat, Poster, Graphik, Österreich-Ungarn, 19./20. Jahrhundert

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        The Home of the Blizzard, 2 Volumes

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1915 - Both books in very good condition. Original dark blue cloth covered boards with silver stamped text on front panel and spine. All color plates (with tissue guards) and photographic plates, plus the three maps in the rear pocket of Vol. II are present. Errata slip tipped onto title page of Vol. I. Inside gutters and edges at head and tail on both volumes have been professionally restored. Browning to paste downs and end papers. Some foxing on internal pages, usually on pages following the color plates. Vol I: Edges at head and tail of board spine are creased and frayed but stabilized. Lower edges of boards are scuffed and rubbed through in several places including the fore-edge corners. Small amount of rubs to upper and fore-edge board edges; tips at upper fore-edge corners are rubbed through. 349 pages. Vol II: Frontispiece and tissue are loose. Chips and fraying at head and tail of board spine have been stabilized as well as splits on the upper edges next to the spine. Lower edges of boards panels are scuffed; splits on the edges have been stabilized. Fore-edge corners are rubbed through. Cloth on front board is bubbled along the fore-edge. 338 pages. Please use close-up options for best inspection. Additional photos are available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Verwandlung.

      Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag,, 1915. Octavo. Original cream paper wrappers printed in red and black with an illustration by Ottomar Starke, edges uncut. With two advertisments to the rear. Housed in a red flat back cloth box made by the Chelsea Bindery. Toning to wrappers, light wear to wrapper extremities, a few small repairs to head and tail of spine, some spotting to title page, edges, and pp. 44-45, a very good copy. First edition, first printing, presumed to be one of the earliest issued. The publication of this work ? the first of Kafka's masterpieces ? was a rather confused affair. Two basic issues were intended: one in wrappers, the other bound in boards. Sales seem not to have been good and after a year or so the numerous copies remaining unsold were stamped on the title pages with the official stamp of the German censors. This copy has no stamp to the title page which suggests it is an early issue. Kafka was adamant that the illustration not depict a bug, writing in a letter to the publishing house: "The insect itself must not be illustrated by a drawing. It cannot be shown at all, not even from a distance." Unquestionably one of the most influential works of fiction produced in the 20th century.

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        GIORNATE DI CACCIA

      1915. Firenze Istituto Micrografico Italiano 1915 8° Pagine VIII + 121 Bella legatura coeva da amatore in mezzo marocchino marrone a grana fina eseguita dalla legatoria Pacchiotti di Torino. Titolo in oro al dorso su tassello. Dorso a 5 nervi con fregi in oro a carattere venatorio. Piatti marmorizzati. Sguardie e controsguardie in carta occhio di pavone. Conservata la brossura originale. Ottima e fresca copia di questo classico venatorio divenuto ormai molto raro. Cfr: Ceresoli p.377

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        Dessin original signé. Au Congo belge

      1915 - 40 x 45 cm Dessin original signé. Louis Denis-Valvérane est l'un des plus grands peintres et illustrateurs de la Provence en 1870 à Manosque. Il adhère rapidement à la Renaissance Provençale lancée par Frédéric Mistral et le Félibrige. Il étudie la peinture à Paris et prend part au mouvement fédéraliste provençal des années 1890, où il côtoie notamment Charles Maurras et José Mange. À partir de 1901, il expose régulièrement dans les salons de peinture. Il s'affirme également comme dessinateur, auteur de bandes dessinées, il est un collaborateur régulier des publications Arthème Fayard à la Belle Époque pour des titres comme Le Bon Vivant ou Frou-Frou. Epoque à laquelle appartient le dessin ici présenté. C'est aussi un graveur. En 1925, il obtient la médaille d'argent du Salon des artistes français. Il publie en 1936 un livre de souvenirs articulés autour de la figure de Mistral, Lou Maianen. Certains de ses tableaux sont exposés au Musée de Manosque ou encore au Musée Arlaten. Louis Denis-Valvérane a utilisé au cours de sa vie plusieurs pseudonymes, tels que Val d'Es, Valdès, Valdex ou encore Denis Volx

      [Bookseller: LA 42EME LIGNE - LIBRAIRIE-GALERIE]
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        Doorway to the DogeÕs Palace, Venice.

      . 555 x 352mm. Sheet size 770 x 560mm. Good impression. Dickins 25 1915 - Etching and aquatint, SIGNED BY ARTIST IN PENCIL, good margins, laid down, corners of sheet damaged, a little foxing in margins, This is a rare large plate of an atmospheric [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare.

      London: Duckworth and Co.,, [1915]. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, roll to turn-ins, dark green endpapers with the original bound in, gilt edges. With 12 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues and numerous monochrome illustrations throughout. Gift inscription to half-title, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First Robinson edition.

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        St. Hallvard. Tidsskrift for Oslos og Kristianias historie. Redaktion : A. W. Brøgger (og) Edv Bull ( og etterhvert mange andre).

      Kristiania og Oslo. 1915-72. Leks8vo. Bundet i solide private skinnryggbind. Mer enn 12500 sider med Oslo-historie. Gjennomillustrert i svart/hvitt. Ett bind med en løs ryggstripe - som ligger vedlagt. Årgasng 22 1945 følges av årgang 24 1946. Årgang 23 "eksisterer" da ikke - noe som kan skyldes at det under krigen kom en dobbeltårgang. Et "must" for alle som er opptatt av byens historie.

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        Dessins originaux de Valvérane Le Négrier

      1915 - 42 x 33 cm, 42 x 33 cm et 41,7 x 21,6 cm Louis Denis-Valvérane est l'un des plus grands peintres et illustrateurs de la Provence en 1870 à Manosque. Il adhère rapidement à la Renaissance Provençale lancée par Frédéric Mistral et le Félibrige. Il étudie la peinture à Paris et prend part au mouvement fédéraliste provençal des années 1890, où il côtoie notamment Charles Maurras et José Mange. À partir de 1901, il expose régulièrement dans les salons de peinture. Il s'affirme également comme dessinateur, auteur de bandes dessinées, il est un collaborateur régulier des publications Arthème Fayard à la Belle Époque pour des titres comme Le Bon Vivant ou Frou-Frou. Epoque à laquelle appartient le dessin ici présenté. C'est aussi un graveur. En 1925, il obtient la médaille d'argent du Salon des artistes français. Il publie en 1936 un livre de souvenirs articulés autour de la figure de Mistral, Lou Maianen. Certains de ses tableaux sont exposés au Musée de Manosque ou encore au Musée Arlaten. Louis Denis-Valvérane a utilisé au cours de sa vie plusieurs pseudonymes, tels que Val d'Es, Valdès, Valdex ou encore Denis Volx [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Skrjabin.

      Petrograd Bytkovskoj, () 1915 - Ocerk. Oktav. 2 Blatt, 68 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 2 rotbraun und silber kolorierten lithographischen Tafeln, 1 Druckermarke in Holzschnitt auf dem Titel und 4 Wiederholungen des Lithographie-Motivs (Engel mit einer Leier) auf dem Rückendeckel und dem hinteren Vorsatz. Graue Original-Broschur mit aufkaschiertem Porträt Skrjabins in silberner Umrahmung. Rücken etwas lädiert, Vorderdeckel mit kleinem Einriss, Rückendeckel gestempelt, wenige Blätter locker. Insgesamt aber sehr frisches und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. - Äußerst seltener Essay über den genialen russischen Pianisten und Komponisten Alexander Skrjabin, erschienen im Jahr seines Todes, zugleich die erste Monographie über Skrjabin. Mit außergewöhnlichen, prächtigen Illustrationen, die an den Stil Gustav Klimts und Michail Wrubels erinnern: Die eine Illustration zeigt einen Engelskopf mit ausgebreiteten Flügeln und einer Leier, die andere zeigt das Verbrennen in der Hölle, umrahmt von herabschauenden Engeln in silbernen Gewändern. In seinen letzten Lebensjahren war Skrjabin (1872-1915) von der Idee eines "Mysteriums erfüllt, worin Musik, Dichtkunst, Mimik, Tanz, Farbenspiele, sogar Düfte . in einem halbkugelförmigen Tempel zusammenwirken sollten." Als Vertreter eines mystischen Expressionismus - der in den Illustrationen der hier vorliegenden Monographie eine kongeniale Ergänzung findet - galt Skrjabin "als ein die Grenzen der Musik überschreitender, isoliert dastehender Repräsentant neuzeitlicher Musik". - MGG IV, 757. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare.

      London: Duckworth and Co., [1915] - Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, roll to turn-ins, dark green endpapers with the original bound in, gilt edges. Gift inscription to half-title, an excellent copy in a fine binding. With 12 tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues and numerous monochrome illustrations throughout. First Robinson edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Christmas Carol... illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      William Heinemann - J.B. Lippincott, 1915. 8vo (cm. 20), XI-(1)147(1) pp. con 18 ill.ni in nero n.t. (anche a piena pagina) e 12 tavv. a colori f.t. protette da velina parlante. Tela editoriale verde con titoli e impressioni in nero. Carte di guardia figurate. Frontis. in rosso e nero. Minime tracce d’uso alla legatura ma esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Prima edizione.

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        Pianta di Torino coll'indicazione dei due piani regolatori e di ampliamento...

      1915 ca. Imponente ed insolita pianta della città di Torino in 8 fogli litografata dalla Litografia Doyen di L. Simondetti di Torino. La carta risulta particolarmente interessante per lo studio dell'evoluzione della città dell'inizio del secolo scorso, infatti riporta l'indicazione dei due piani regolatori e di ampliamento rispettivamente delle zone piana e collinare adottati dal consiglio comunale nel 1913, colle varianti approvate successivamente fino a maggio 1915.La pianta ad una scala di 1:5000 è opera della Divisione III dell'Ufficio Municipale dei Lavori Pubblici. Complessivamente ottime condizioni fatta eccezione per un restuaro al foglio 5 che assolutamente non compromette l'integrità e leggibilità della carta. mm 2500x2220

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        Unbetitelte signierte Farbradierung in limitierter Auflage (Nr. 2/100), um 1915

      - Bildformat 38 x 34 cm. - Blick in eine von alten Häusern gesäumte Straße, auf der zwei Personen im Regen unterwegs sind. - Etwas gebräunt. Taucht auf Auktionen gelegentlich mit der offensichtlich irrigen Ortsangabe "Lilienfeld" auf.

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        Buck Parvin and the Movies [HOLLYWOOD FICTION]

      George H. Doran Co. New York (1915) - Presumed First Edition despite no publisher's colophon. Original red cloth and illustrated dustjacket. 'H' dustjacket art. Illustrated by Arthur William Brown. Very scarce Hollywood themed novel, "its title character a Western actor who has lived many of the parts he plays, 'a moving-picture cowpuncher, acting during every waking moment.' All the stories take place at the Titan studios (possibly based on the Selig studios in Los Angeles) and feature director Jimmy Montague". [Anthony Slide, 'The Hollywood Novel'] Stories include titles about extras, a conceited stage actor, a young actress forced to perform in a water scene after pretending she can swim proficiently, an actor who loses interest in the leading lady, author's who supervise production, a wealthy woman intent on an acting career, and a film set visited by an efficiency expert. Slide erroneously dates this title as published in 1919. Had he known the correct date of 1915, this title would fall within the same year as Edward Clode's novel, The Love Story of a Movie Star, which he describes as the first Hollywood novel for adults. As Clode's novel is set in New York before the movie industry moved west to Hollywood, this may be the first novel to deal with movie making in the town synonymous with its production. Near Fine but for mild bumping to fore-edge of first several leaves, in Very Good dustjacket with shallow chipping at spine ends and flap corners, spine edges with wear, few closed tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Berlin 27. 01. 1859 - 04. 06. 1941 Doorn, Niederlande). König von Preussen. Hüftstück en face mit Orden, Pickelmütze und Feldmantel.

      - Radierung v. Hans Weyl, dat. 1915, 73,5 x 57,2 (H) - Blattgr. 86 x 65 cm. Mit dem radierten Text in und unter der Darstellung: Ein Mann mit Gott ist stets in der Majorität. 15. Juli "Wilhelm" 1915. - Strichätzung und Kaltnadelradierung auf festem Japan; mit viel Plattenton, gut und sauber erhalten. Rechts unten signiert: Hans Weyl. - Übergroßes und seltenes Porträt des Kaisers. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Wohl Wien, um 1915.

      1915. ½ S. Gr.-4to. Wohl an die Kinder-Schutz- und Rettungsgesellschaft: "Ersuche dringendst, diese so ungerechte stupide feige grausame, angeblich christliche Welt zu korrigieren, indem sie das gefolterte Kind seiner Megäre, seinem Vieh von Mutter entreissen! [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf des Graben-Hotels, in dem Altenberg von 1913 an bis zu seinem Tod lebte, und mit Altenbergs rotem Absenderstempel; rechts oben mit blauem Farbstift numeriert "3"; verso ein ganzseitiger eh. Briefentwurf des Adressaten; Faltspuren.

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        How to Play Golf Signed copy

      London: Methuen & Co. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed with minor corner wear. Rear inner hinge cracked. Author's signature on fep. [1915]. Ninth Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 187pp, + ads. 48 illustrations. Signed by author on fep and dated April 25 1915. .

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        A Christmas Carol

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

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        Landscape.

      [c1915]. - Watercolour on board, 39 cm by 65 cm in contemporary frame, signed bottom left corner "N. W. Cayley". Neville William Cayley (1886-1950) is most famous for his seminal bird books and bird illustration. However in the early stages of his career as an artist "he attended art classes and joined a group of Sydney artists painting birds and landscapes as 'furniture pictures', that is, decorative works without pretension to fine art, for the walls of homes and hotels. Some of his landscapes are dated around 1916 . His improved skills at landscape painting were never wasted though; they would later come to provide naturalistic settings for his depictions of birds" (Olsen, Cayley and son, 2013. Pp 106-107). Cayley junior landscapes are uncommon. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft. Grundbegriffe der reinen Soziologie. Zweite erheblich veränderte und vermehrte Auflage.

      Stärkere Gebrsp. Einband gebräunt u. fleckig. Rücken eingerissen, Kapitale beschädigt. Vord. Innengelenk locker. Innen etwas gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten. Handschr. Eintrag "Friedrich Bauermeister 1915" (der Städteplaner u. Führer der Jugendbewegung?). Grundlagenwerk. Erste große Veröffentlichung des bed. Soziologen Ferdinand Tönnies (1855-1936), das erst in dieser 2. bearbeiteten Auflage zum Erfolg wurde (EA bereits 1887). Aus der Bibliothek d. Freiburger Politologen Arnold Bergstraesser. - Sehr selten

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        PETITS VACANCES

      - FRENCH. PETITS VACANCES par Xavier Privas. Paris: Dorbon Ainen no date, circa 1915. Oblong 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, rear cover rubbed else VG+. A book of children's songs with musical notation, this features enchanting period double-page hand colored illustrations by Payk Giugnebault reminiscent of Boutet de Monvel with a touch of Hansi. Pages are individually hinged into the book. A lovely book of songs and games. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das vollständige Grundwerk über die Macrolepidopteren der Paläarktis.) Die Groß-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Großschmetterlinge. In Verbindung mit nahmhaften Fachmännern herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Adalbert Seitz. Abteilung 1: Die paläarktischen Groß-Schmetterlinge. 4 Text- und 4 Tafelbände in zusammen 8 Bänden.

      Stuttgart, F. Lehmann‘s & Verlag des Seitz‘schen Werkes (Alfred Kernen) 1910-1915. - Gr.-Quart. Goldgeprägtes Org.-Halbleinen (in Lederoptik) mit jeweils 2 Rückenschildern. Mit zusammen 245 Tafeln – vollständig. Eine detaillierte Kollation kann angefordert werden. Von wenigen verstreuten Braunfleckchen abgesehen einwandfrei erhalten. Erste Ausgabe. Nicht in Nissen, ZBI. – Das wohl aufwendigste Werk zu den Macrolepidopteren der Welt, das jemals gedruckt wurde, für die Tafeln wurden bis zu 14 (!) lithographisch übereinandergedruckte Farbtöne kombiniert. Die Publikation des Gesamtwerkes, welches ursprünglich bis 1912 vervollständigt werden sollte, zog sich jedoch wider Erwarten über einen Erscheinungszeitraum von fast 50 Jahren hin. Kriegsbedingt blieben einige Bände dennoch unvollendet – die Herausgabe endete 1954, 16 Jahre nach dem Tode Seitz‘. Das Werk sollte in jeweils einer Abteilung die vier biogeographischen Regionen der Welt abdecken, beginnend mit der hier vorliegenden Paläarktis, deren Fauna in folgender Aufteilung abgehandelt wird: Band 1: Tagfalter. Band 2: Spinner und Schwärmer. Band 3: Eulenartige Nachtfalter. Band 4: Spannerartige Nachtfalter. Diese Gliederung wurde auch für die folgenden Abteilungen zu den übrigen drei biogeographischen Regionen beibehalten; 1932-1954 erschienen zur paläarktischen Abteilung noch 4 Supplementbände, die jedoch allesamt ausgesprochen selten sind. 12500 g

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        CUDDLY KIDDIES

      - [PRESTON,CHLOE]. CUDDLY KIDDIES. London: Raphael Tuck, no date, circa 1915. 4to (8 x 10"), pictorial boards, blank margin paper repaired on first panel, some slight cover rubbing else VG+. This is a double-sided 8 section panorama with 16 fabulous color plates (including covers) of Preston's delightful wide-eyed children. This can be read as a book or opened up for display. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Brenner. Halbmonatsschrift für Kunst u. Kultur, herausgegeben von Ludwig v. Ficker.

      Jg. 1-18 (letzter). 8. OBrosch Umschl. tlw. gelöst. Schlawe II, 9f. Diesch 2825 - Vorhanden: 1. Jahr Heft 4, 6-12, 22 2. Jahr Heft 13 (Probeheft) 3. Jahr Heft 1-4, 6-9, 13, 15-17 (2 x) 4. Jahr Heft 3, 8/9, 14-20, 5. Jahr (=Brenner-Jahrbuch 1915) 6. Folge Heft 1-10 7. Folge Bd. 1, 2 8. Folge Herbst 1923 9. Folge Herbst 1925 10. Folge Herbst 1926 11. Folge Frühling 1927 12. Folge Ostern 1928 13. Folge Herbst 1932 14. Folge 1933/34 15. Folge 1934 16. Folge 1946 17. Folge 1948 18. Folge 1954

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        Beating Back

      D. Appleton and Company, New York and London 1915 - 355 pp., frontis, illustrations. A tight, sharp cornered, unmarked near fine copy with no book plates or former owner's signatures or markings. SIGNED AND DATED BY AL JENNINGS with the inscription "with the authors best regards." Dec. 5, 1915 on the ffep. A rare signed copy documenting the extraordinary life of an outlaw who made a name for himself after his life of crime and rehabilitation. Adams 150 #84, Six-Guns #1169, Phelps, Cattle and Outlaws #701. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES

      - (NIELSEN,KAY)illus. THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES and other fairy tales retold by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. NY: George H.Doran, no date, circa 1915. 8vo (6 1/2 x 9 1/4"), blue gilt pictorial cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (dw VG-Fine with minor wear). THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY NIELSEN TO SARAH BRIGGS LATIMORE who wrote the first bibliography of Arthur Rackham's books. This is the first edition of the smaller format of In Powder and Crinoline. Illustrated by Nielsen with 16 magnificent tipped- in color plates, black and whites in text, pictorial endpapers, cover and dust wrapper design. It is rare to find a non-limited edition signed or inscribed by Nielsen. This is a beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Repulsive Women. 8 Rhythms and 5 Drawings [in: Bruno Chap Books, vol. II, no 6]

      Guido Bruno, New York 1915 - First edition of the author's first book. Five b/w illustrations by Barnes. [89]-111, [1] pp. 8vo. Djuna Barnes's First Book. The first edition of Barnes's first book, a series of poems on lesbian life with accompanying drawings by the author. [With:] Bruno's Weekly fro April 22nd, 1916, with front cover illustration by Barnes. Messerli 1 Publisher's printed orange wrappers Five b/w illustrations by Barnes. [89]-111, [1] pp. 8vo First edition of the author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        russ. Revolutionär, Anarchist und Schriftsteller (1842-1921). Eigenh. Brief m. U.

      Brighton, 8. VII. 1915. 8°. 5 1/2 S.\"Dear Mr. Unwin (?) // Permit me to express you my very best thanks for the pamphlets and books concerning the war which you do kindly continue to send me. Most of them are extremely valuable, and some of them I sent to Sasha and Boris to Petrograd; but I do not know yet whether they have reached them. Their letters reach us regularly in 11 or 12 days; but our letters remains sometimes 27 to 28 days on the journey, probably on account of the censorship. All letters coming from Russia are opened by the Russian Military Censorship, but are not delayed in transmission. // There is a great awakening in Russia - even in that non-Russian - cosmopolitan and German city of Petrograd; so the previous letters of both Boris and Sasha were very sad on account of the pessimism, or indifferent state of mind at Petrograd. The Court, especially its feminine part, is of course pro-German, and the attitudes of a certain portion of the \'intellectuals\' was one of sad pessimism. // Thus the latest news from Boris and Sasha speak of a serious awakening and consciousness of the seriousness of the conditions. I think that the success of the Germans in Courland, and the consequent menace to St. Petersburg have contributed to the awakening of those whom the German conquest of Poland left indifferent, which the stupid attitude of the Russian Government towards the Ukrainian Autonomist tendencies in East Galicia could only provoke the deepest discontent.\" - Again, he thanks for the pamphlets and talks about his difficult recovery after a stay at the nursing home. \"I felt so well the first fortnight that I began to walk too much, and the wound felt the effects of too much exercise…\" - // _Kropotkin bedankt sich für wichtige Pamphlete und Bücher über den ersten Weltkrieg, von denen er einige nach St. Petersburg geschickt hat und berichtet von Problemen mit der Zensur. Er hofft auf ein Ende der Unentschlossenheit in Russland, besonders auf ein Umdenken im zu deutschfreundlichen St. Petersburg, angesichts der Eroberungen durch Deutschland (Kurland, Polen) und die Unterstützung der ukrainischen Separatisten durch die Mittelmächte. Kropotkin setzte sich, entgegen seiner überwiegend pazifistisch orientierten Freunde für die Beteiligung der Anarchisten am Krieg gegen Deutschland ein. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autograph, autographs, Eigenh. m. U. = eigenhändig mit Unterschrift, Geschichte der russischen Revolution

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        Kunst und Künstler. Illustrierte Monatsschrift für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe. Jahrgang XIII. Mit zahlreichen s/w Abbildungen sowie 13 Originallithographien (davon 11 ganzseitig) und einem ganzseitigen Originalholzschnitt (so komplett).

      Bruno Cassirer, Berlin 1915 - 6 Blatt, 577 Seiten. Orig.-Halbpergament mit vergoldetem Rücken und Vorderdeckel. (Einband fleckig und mit etwas Abrieb, nur leicht bestoßen, Spiegel mit Buchhandelseinkleber und Exlibris, innen sauber und fleckfrei, im Ganzen ordentlich erhalten). "Die deutsche Zeitschrift >Kunst und Künstler: illustrierte Monatsschrift für bildende Kunst und Kunstgewerbe Provenienz: Auf dem vorderen Spiegel mit dem Exlibris des Otto Erich Hartleben-Forschers und Bibliothekars Alfred Klemenz (d.i. Alfred von Klement, 1889 - 1957). Der 13. Jahrgang mit 12 Heften der Kunstzeitschrift hier im Originaleinband des Verlags mit goldgeprägter Dekoration im Jugendstil. Der Band enthält alle originalen Kunstdruckbeilagen, bis auf einen Holzschnitt alle vom Stein gedruckt: Otto Hettner (2), Bernhard Hasler (1), Walter Klemm (1), Max Liebermann (8, davon 6 ganzseitig), Max Slevogt (2, davon ein Holzschnitt) und Werner Schmidt (1). Die Texte und Bilder des Bandes, auch die Lithographien, sind stark von den Erlebnissen des Ersten Weltkrieges geprägt. Unter den Aufsätzen finden wir: Max Beckmann "Feldpostbriefe", Paul Clemen "Bericht über die Architektur in den okkupierten Städten Nordfrankreichs", "Dürer und der Krieg", Eduard Fuchs "Daumiers Russenkarikaturen", Heinrich von Kleist "Katechismus der Deutschen. Was gilt es in diesem Kriege?", Alfred Lichtwark "Der Deutsche der Zukunft", Karl Scheffler "Kunstgespräche im Kriege" u.a., Wilhelm Waetzoldt "Der Begriff des >Barbarischen<" und Wilhelm Worringer "Die Kathedrale in Reims". - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 4000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vergangenheit und Zukunft der Sozialwissenschaften.

      Munich & Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot,, 1915. Octavo. Original printed paper wrappers, spine and front panel lettered black. Uncut and unopened. Vertical split to spine professionally restored, short tear to lower wrapper without loss; occasional light spotting; an excellent copy. First edition of an analytical history of the modern social sciences, seeing their germination during the Renaissance and Reformation, and flowering in the eighteenth-century development of the natural law tradition. "According to Schumpeter, the social sciences do not constitute an organic unity, where each social science has its own, determined place. The situation is rather one of chaos, and the different social sciences have often developed by historical accident. Sometimes the development of a social science has been determined by its method and sometimes by its object. The result is that the same problem is often analyzed by several different social sciences. As Schumpeter put it:'There basically does not exist one social science ? only different social sciences, whose circles often intersect'" (Swedberg). The work was issued as volume VII in the series of publications by the Academic Social Science Association in Czernowitz, in which Schumpeter was a very active member.

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        Antiquities of Ionia

      London - Macmillan and Co. 1915 - An interesting illustrated work from the Antiquities of Ionia series. Published by The Society of Dilettanti. Part five of a series of five books, this text is a supplement to the third volume published in 1840. With forty five plates and an illustrated frontispiece. Collated, appearscomplete. Numeration of plates 17,18 and 19 appears twice to different plates. Then there are plates XX-XVI and the plates then skip to XXX. Would appear that the second plates labelled 17, 18 and 19 are misnumbered. This text discusses severalimportant buildings and artof Ionianculture such as the The Temple of Artemis at Magnesia and the Ionic Order, Myra and Lycian Sculpture, Lycian Tombs and Later Hellenistic Architecture and Rome. Written and published by The Society of Dilettanti which was founded in 1734. It is a society of noblemen and scholars who sponsor the study of ancient Greek and Roman art, and the creation of new work in style. This volume discusses their first and second ionion missions as well as their third. Condition: In original paper covered boards. Externally, worn particularly to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Front joint is starting but firm as is the rear joint. Prior owner'splate to recto offront endpaper, deposited on loan by the Lady Elisabeth Babington Smith,March 2nd 1943. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        russ. Revolutionär, Anarchist und Schriftsteller (1842-1921). Eigenh. Brief m. U.

      Brighton, 8. VII. 1915. - 8°. 5 1/2 S. "Dear Mr. Unwin (?) // Permit me to express you my very best thanks for the pamphlets and books concerning the war which you do kindly continue to send me. Most of them are extremely valuable, and some of them I sent to Sasha and Boris to Petrograd; but I do not know yet whether they have reached them. Their letters reach us regularly in 11 or 12 days; but our letters remains sometimes 27 to 28 days on the journey, probably on account of the censorship. All letters coming from Russia are opened by the Russian Military Censorship, but are not delayed in transmission. // There is a great awakening in Russia - even in that non-Russian - cosmopolitan and German city of Petrograd; so the previous letters of both Boris and Sasha were very sad on account of the pessimism, or indifferent state of mind at Petrograd. The Court, especially its feminine part, is of course pro-German, and the attitudes of a certain portion of the `intellectuals` was one of sad pessimism. // Thus the latest news from Boris and Sasha speak of a serious awakening and consciousness of the seriousness of the conditions. I think that the success of the Germans in Courland, and the consequent menace to St. Petersburg have contributed to the awakening of those whom the German conquest of Poland left indifferent, which the stupid attitude of the Russian Government towards the Ukrainian Autonomist tendencies in East Galicia could only provoke the deepest discontent." - Again, he thanks for the pamphlets and talks about his difficult recovery after a stay at the nursing home. "I felt so well the first fortnight that I began to walk too much, and the wound felt the effects of too much exercise " - // _ Kropotkin bedankt sich für wichtige Pamphlete und Bücher über den ersten Weltkrieg, von denen er einige nach St. Petersburg geschickt hat und berichtet von Problemen mit der Zensur. Er hofft auf ein Ende der Unentschlossenheit in Russland, besonders auf ein Umdenken im zu deutschfreundlichen St. Petersburg, angesichts der Eroberungen durch Deutschland (Kurland, Polen) und die Unterstützung der ukrainischen Separatisten durch die Mittelmächte. Kropotkin setzte sich, entgegen seiner überwiegend pazifistisch orientierten Freunde für die Beteiligung der Anarchisten am Krieg gegen Deutschland ein. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        The Log of the Snark

      Macmillan Company, New York 1915 - The Log of the Snark London, Charmian Kittredge (1871-1955) Published by Macmillan Company, New York (1915) First Edition. Macmillan Company, New York, 1915. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Very Fine condition, Small Octavo. 487+ 5 pages of adverts with 20 photo plates, including frontispiece. Issued in light blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Very light age tone to un-trimmed fore-edge and title page, else a very clean and crisp copy. Charmian Kittredge London (November 27, 1871-January 14, 1955) was Jack London's second wife. After divorcing Bess Maddern London in 1904, London married Charmian Kittredge the following year. Biographer Russ Kingman called Charmian "Jack's soul-mate, always at his side, and a perfect match." She was the author of several books about her life with Jack London: The Log of the Snark, Our Hawaii and The Book of Jack London. The last is considered by scholars to be an important but flawed source of biographical information on London: Clarice Stasz calls it "an uneven account that omits Jack's illegitimacy, yet has surprisingly frank information nonetheless concerning his personality." Their relationship became the subject of a book, Clarice Stasz' American Dreamers. The couple had no children who survived them. One died soon after being born, and another pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. Shortly after the death of Jack London, Charmian had an affair with Harry Houdini. A PBS source cites an Houdini biographer, saying: Most of the evidence of their affair, convincingly reconstructed by Houdini biographer Kenneth Silverman, comes from brief entries in Charmian&#146;s diaries. They saw each other over several weeks early in 1918 while Charmian was living in New York, where Houdini was starring in the patriotic World War I extravaganza, "Cheer Up." Charmian wrote that after they saw each other a few times, Houdini made a "declaration" that "rather shakes me up." They became intimate a short time later. She wrote that one visit by Houdini had "stirred me to the deep," and that he apparently felt the same, declaring, "I&#146;m mad about you," and "I give all of myself to you." Throughout, she refers to him alternately as "Magic," her "Magic Man," or "Magic Lover." As intense as it apparently was, their attachment did not last long. Charmian, the "New Woman" whose marriage to London had included open sexual experimentation, never stopped seeing other men. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of Humboldt County California, With Biographical Sketches of The Leading Men and Women of the County who have been Identified with its Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present. Illustrated Complete In One Volume.

      Los Angeles: Historic Record Company. 1915 - 4to. 1290 pp. Hard Cover. No Dust Jacket. Cover: Good, worn along the edges. Book: Very Good. Marbled end papers. Gilt page edges. B&W Photographs. First Printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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