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        [The novels and short stories, comprising:]


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        El médico en casa. Tratado de higiene y de medicina popular para uso de los padres de familia

      Sociedad General de Publiciones (1915???) - 523pp Restaurado en perfectas condiciones [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Leona LibreRía]
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        Large Cabinet photograph, SIGNED, with musical Quotations

      (ca. 1915) - A striking photographic portrait with generous margins. Signed "Sincerely, Victor Herbert" in the lower margin, with autograph musical quotations from some of his most celebrated operettas -- Natoma, The Red Mill, The Serenade, The Only Girl, Madeline, The Fortune Teller, and The Debutante - along each side. The visible portion is 9½ x 10¼", housed in an old 13 x 14" frame. An old tear, perhaps ¾" long is visible in the right margin. A superb momento of the composer at the height of his popularity.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        A Christmas Carol

      Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott; William Heinemann,, 1915. Octavo. Original purple cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, holly design to spine in gilt, bell and elf vignette to front board gilt, illustrated endpapers, top edge purple. Colour frontispiece and 11 plates with captioned tissue guards, illustrations throughout the text. A little mild toning to contents; an excellent copy. First US edition of A Christmas Carol as illustrated by Arthur Rackham, originally published in the UK earlier the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autograph letter signed „ES".

      Arcueil , 1915 - 8vo. 1/2 page. To his friend the writer René Chalupt (1885-1957): „Entendu, cher ami; mais pas avant 21 h. 30 (anien 9 h 30, du soir). A ce soir [ ]" - With full signature and address on the address page.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        A Christmas Carol

      London: William Heinemann, 1915 Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. First trade edition. Publisher's green cloth, lettered and decorated in black, pictorial endpapers with illustrations by Rackham in gray; in the original grapy dust jacket, decorated in red and green, lettered in green. Near fine, with a touch of wear to the spine ends, faint toning to the spine, minor bowing to the boards, bright and fresh interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and chipping to the spine ends, light toning and a short closed tear to the spine, discreet tape reinforcements to the verso, minor rubbing to the folds, bright and clean panels. Overall, a very good and attractive copy. Scarce in the original dust jacket. A Christmas Carol is a classic Victorian novel about the cold-hearted miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who has little compassion for others, even at Christmastime. The text, which is divided into five "staves" instead of chapters to keep with A Christmas Carol's musical theme, tells the story of how Scrooge is transformed after being visited by three specters- the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Future. Notably, A Christmas Carol was so popular that it inspired Dickens to write four subsequent novels, each of which is similarly marked by a strong moral and social message, the transformation of a hardened character to a more caring individual, and, of course, the holiday season. The series, now known collectively as The Christmas Books, also includes The Chimes (1845), The Cricket on the Hearth (1846), The Battle of Life (1846), and The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain (1848). Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was a prolific British artist and illustrator, best known for his deluxe editions of popular children's books. Artistically inclined since childhood, Rackham started out illustrating for newspapers, but it was not until he began drawing for children's literature that he received critical acclaim. In response to his burgeoning fame, Rackham's publisher, William Heinemann, began producing deluxe and trade editions of his illustrated works, the first being Rip Van Winkle in 1905. Deluxe editions were produced in a limited edition of numbered copies (ranging in quantity from 250 - 2,020), bound in vellum bindings, printed on handmade paper, and signed by the illustrator. The trade editions were published concurrently in simple bindings, on thinner paper, and with fewer color plates. This publication strategy benefited both publisher and artist; Rackham produced about one book per year and would have an annual gallery exhibition showing his original artwork for his latest book. The recipient of multiple awards for illustrations, Rackham was a diverse artist with a talent for both the fantastical and the intricacies of human nature, as demonstrated in his famous illustrations for Peter Pan and Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination.. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        WHEN BLOOD IS THEIR ARGUMENT: An Analysis of Prussian Culture.

      New York and London:: Hodder & Stoughton,. 1915.. First edition [Harvey A49]. "A lively, personal, and extremely persuasive indictment of modern Prussianism" (Daily Telegraph). INSCRIBED on the half-title page, "For George Keating / Ford Madox Ford." After Ford's heart attack in 1931 left him broke, Keating offered to pay his way to New York and acted as an advisor on which publishers he should approach. Keating, an executive in a paper company, eventually amassed a large collection of Conradiana, which he donated to Yale University. Laid in is a TLS from Keating to Ford biographer/literary critic Thomas Moser relating a story about Yale and Ford. It reads in part, "I can tell you a funny story regarding Ford. I gave . . . practically a complete [Ford] collection to the university and they later asked me if I would ask Ford to give a talk . . . . [after making arrangements for the talk and not hearing from them] I called them . . . only to learn that they had changed their mind and then they had the gall to add, did I think Ford would autograph the set of first editions I had given them. I told them very bluntly I did not....." Keating goes on to relate an offer of assistance he made to Joseph Conrad's son, Borys, in a cable to his wife, "I cabled Mrs. Conrad, offering to make full restitution to the injured party so that his father's name would not suffer and I have some place on file the cable advising, 'nothing can be done--grateful thanks--Conrad' or words to that effect. At one time or another in all our lives, there arises something that we deeply regret and would never repeat doing, and I felt this was true of Borys' act." Red cloth lettered in black on front cover and spine. Light shelf wear and spine slightly toned, still very good. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Travels in Alaska - Large-paper Edition

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. Copyright date is 1915, first edition.Illustrated with 16 plates from photographs mostly by Herbert W. Gleason; color photogravure frontispiece from a painting by Thomas Hill, with printed tissue-guard. (8vo) original green cloth-backed boards, leather spine label. First Edition, Large Paper Edition. No. 216 of 450 copies. Contains material edited from articles Muir had written on his Alaska trips in 1879 & 1880 for the San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin. Muir began working on the text in earnest in 1912, but his efforts to save the Hetch-Hetchy valley interrupted his work and final touches to the manuscript had to be completed after his death in 1914, primarily through the efforts of Mrs. Marion Parsons. Kimes 334. Spine faded, label chipped, some wear to boards, bookplate on front free endpaper; good.. 1st Limited Edition. Hardcover. Good/no dust Jacket. Illus. by Herbert W. Gleason. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        INTORNO AL CASTELLO DI BRENO. Storia di Valle Camonica, Lago d’Iseo e vicinanze da Federico Barbarossa a S. Carlo Borromeo. Studio critico -su 1400 nuove fonti documentarie- giudicato dalla R. Accademia dei Lincei pel Concorso al Premio Reale.

      Associazione "Pro Valle Camonica",, Breno, 1915 - gr. vol. in-8, pp. XIV, (2), 624, leg. m. tela edit. con cop. fig. Con molte tavv. raffiguranti antichi documenti e vedute della Val Camonica. Belliss. esempl. su carta forte.

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        Jagd-Geschichten am Okowango Belgisch-Kongo (Afrika) des Afrikaforschers und Jägers Paul Adolf Schramm.

      Eigendruck, o.J. (um 1915). - Eigentl. Okavango, Deutsch-Südwestafrika. Farbig illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, Groß-8°, 49 Seiten. Mit 6 photographischen Abbildungen auf Tafeln: Owambo Kapitän mit Sohn, Gefährlicher Wassersturz - Seitenarm des Okowango, Buschmannsfrau aus dem Hukwedurstfeld, Raubzeug-Fallen der Eingeborenen, Kapo-Fälle des Okowango. Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Der sich hier als Jäger und Afrikaforscher ausgebenden Schramm war nach Aktenlage ein Arbeiteranwerber: Als Arbeiter umworben wurden die Kavango-Bewohner auch von südafrikanischen Minenvertretern, was angesichts des eigenen Interesses an der Bevölkerung als Arbeiterschaft natürlich den Unwillen der deutschen Behörden erweckte und von diesen nach Möglichkeit – sofern man mehr oder weniger durch Zufall Kenntnis davon erhielt – unterbunden wurde. Von Frankenberg berichtete im Juli 1911 von einem Engländer namens Fairlough aus Tsau, der zusammen mit einem Buren Ferreira unter den Mbukushu Arbeiter für die Minen in Johannesburg anwarb und nach Ankunft v. Frankenbergs seine Wohnstätte am Kavango in Eile verlassen hatte. Fairlough war laut v. Frankenberg Generalagent für Arbeiteranwerbung für eine Reihe Johannesburger Minen und als solcher im Nord-Osten von DSWA, Angola und in Nord-West Rhodesien einschließlich des Caprivi-Zipfels tätig. Als solcher hatte er mehrere Angestellte, die für ihn tätig waren. Einer von ihnen war der „Farmer und Händler" Paul Schramm, der „das Okavangotal abgrasen sollte." Für jeden angeworbenen Arbeiter, der sich bei Fairlough vor dem Magistrat in Tsau für die Dauer von 2 Jahren verpflichtete, sollte Schramm 35 Schilling, im Falle eines Einjahresvertrages 25 Schilling erhalten. Aus einer Protokollaufnahme durch den Polizeiwachtmeister Hupel geht hervor, daß sich Schramm zusammen mit seiner Frau in der Zeit von April bis Juli 1911 im Gebiet der Gciriku und Mbukushu aufgehalten hatte. Das Protokoll gibt leider keinen Aufschluß darüber, mit welchem Erfolg er unter den Kavango-Bewohnern um Arbeiter für die Minen geworben hatte. Da Fairlough es versäumt hatte, Schramm den ihm zugesagten Proviant zu schicken und es damit absehbar war, „wann Schramm zum Bettler bei Portugiesen und Mambukuschu werden würde" und v. Frankenberg daran gelegen war, daß „Fairlough’s und Schramm’s Geschäfte am Okavango endgültig gestoppt" und sichergestellt sei, daß „Schramm nicht etwa sonst unter den Eingeborenen herumstänkerte" , war es ganz im Interesse v. Frankenberg, daß dieser selbst darum bat, nach Schuckmannsburg kommen zu dürfen, wo er in der Folge ein Auskommen durch Handel suchte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        Der Fall von Duala und ein viertel Jahr in englischer Gefangenschaft in Afrika und England. Nach eigenen Erlebnissen aufgezeichnet von Heinrich Norden (Missionar Wöll).

      Selbstverlag des Verfassers, Frankfurter Vereinsdruckerei, o.J. [1915]. - Erstausgabe. Illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, Groß-8°, 70 Seiten. Umschlag angestaubt (s. Bild), Seiten papierbedingt stärker nachgedunkelt, ein durchaus noch gutes Exemplar der raren Schrift. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        The Prelude An Autobiographical Poem

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1915. One of 155 copies. Printed in red and black throughout.Sm. 4to., original limp vellum with the stamp of The Doves Bindery, gilt lettering on spine. Slight bowing to the limp vellum but generally a very good copy. In writing the Prelude over many years Wordsworth's self proclaimed intention was "to compose a philosophical Poem, containing views of Man, Nature, and Society...having for its principal subject, the sensations and opinions of a poet living in retirement." It was originally planned that Coleridge and Wordsworth would work together on a three part epic with the intention of surpassing Milton's <em>Paradise Lost</em>. In the end only the Prelude was written by Wordsworth and it was published after his death in 1850 by his wife Mary.

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        Of Human Bondage.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1915. A Novel. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover, Maugham's device in gilt on front cover. Housed in a custom green cloth chemise and green quarter morocco slipcase. Slight vertical indentation at foot of first dozen leaves. A particularly attractive copy of a rather fragile book. First UK edition, first impression, printed from the first issue American plates with the misprint at p. 257, line 4; "some copies contain 16 pp. inserted advertisements, with no significance for issue" (Stott). "The novel was coolly received in Britain and America and became a best-seller only after an effusive review by the influential American critic and distinguished novelist Theodore Dreiser in the New Republic (25 December 1915), in which he described the book as of 'the utmost importance' and its author as a 'great artist'" (ODNB). The English edition in this condition is very uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - (PRESTON,CHLOE)illus. BUSY BO-PEEPS by Grace Draydon. London: Saddle Bros., no date, circa 1915. 4to (9 x 11 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, rebacked with new endpapers, some cover rubbing and scratching, sound and clean inside, overall VG-. The story of Carl, Betsy, Babykins and their dog Buzzy is told in verse. Featuring 12 incredible color plates plus many 3-color illustrations in text by Preston. A rare Preston title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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      London:: John Lane, The Bodley Head.. 1915.. First edition, with this title listed as "The Saddest Story" in publisher's ads at rear [Harvey A46].. One of his most famous, most scarce works. Set just before World War I, the novel chronicles the tragic lives of two "perfect couples" using intricate flashbacks. Front board corners bumped a bit, spine ends a little worn, edges a bit rubbed, few light stains but still about very good. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        La guerra italiana. Cronistoria illustrata degli avvenimenti.

      Milano, Sonzogno, 1915/1919, otto volumi in-4to rilegati in mezza tela blu, ogni volume consta di, pp. XII-400, per un toitale di oltre 3200 con numerosissime illustrazioni n.t.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        Framed Inscribed Photograph

      1915. unbound. 9.75 x 7.5-inches (including the wide borders), no place, no date, circa 1915. This bust-portrait photo of the President is inscribed in the bottom margin: "For C.P. Cotton with best wishes, Wm. H. Taft." Blind-stamped logo in the upper left corner; blind-stamped "Baker Art Gallery -- Columbus, O." above the inscription. Double-matted in gray and white and set in a black-and-gold frame measuring 16 x 13.5 inches. Faint crease in the upper right corner, but still in very good(+) condition.

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        League to Enforce Peace

      The League to Enforce Peace 1915 - Laid in is a card (about 3"x5") SIGNED by William H. Taft. The boards are lightly edge rubbed and there is a small patch of residue on both the front and rear panels (sticker removals?), else this would be near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        The Golden Cockerel].

      Sytin Moskva 1915 - Folio. 12 pp., multiple chomolithographs. Publisher's wrappers. Excellent example of this rare edition of Pushkin's fairy-tale, finely illustrated by an unknown artist, very much in the style of Bilibin. Having opened his first printing house in 1876, Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin achieved national recognition already in 1882, when he was awarded a medal for his printed production at the All-Russia Industrial Exhibition. An art school founded by Sytin at the turn of the century provided his publishing house with its own highly skilled artists and allowed the publisher to start specialising in illustrated editions. Especially famous were Sytin's books for children. They were illustrated in the best traditions of Ivan Bilibin's art inspired by the Russian folk culture. Stunning design combined with high quality production ensured that the name "Sytin" became a mark of the best quality in the Russian publishing. Not in Seslavinskiy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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      London: William Heinemann. 1915. First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. A very good copy, the binding square, with a little rubbing and darkening at the edges. The contents are entirely complete, there is a neat ownership name and date on the front free endpaper otherwise the pages are clean and bright throughout. Publisher's catalogue to the rear. An attractive example of a notoriously fragile production. (Stott A21b). 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 SIGNATURE, Vols 1-3

      Published privately for subscribers only 1915 - Volumes 1-3 (of 3), octavo. Original brown paper wrappers. Staples rusting with resultant staining to some pages of vol 3 but very slight, vol 2 with minor loss to bottom edge (narrow strip) extending 3cm both sides of the spine, and with a small mark on lower wrapper. Near fine overall, housed in a matching cloth-covered chemise. An assiduous former owner has noted in light pencil (faded) the typographical errors within each volume on its rear cover. One of the editors? The fine handwriting could be Middleton Murry's or even Lawrence's. With contributions by Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield (writing as Matilda Berry) and John Middleton Murry. According to Murry in his Reminiscences, The Signature was begun to further Lawrence's doctrine for a revolutionary society. Six numbers were envisaged by the editors, however only three appeared before the magazine folded due to a lack of subscribers. Lawrence contributed a series of essays with the collective title The Crown, later collected in Reflections on the Death of a Porcupine and Other Essays (1925). Together with loosely inserted correspondence between Mr W Forster, John Middleton Murry (one TLs) and the bookseller Bertram Rota as to where Forster could obtain a set of The Signature. In his letter Murry explains that his only copy has been stolen (could this be it?) and suggests that he writes to S.S. Koteliansky. The latter was another of Lawrence's inner circle who appears to have acted as treasurer for the magazine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Thirty-Nine Steps

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons,, 1915. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. Housed in a custom brown quarter cloth solander box. Small bookplate to front pastedown of J. L. Weir. Spine gently rolled and slightly faded; an exceptional, fresh copy. First edition, first impression. From the library of the renowned bibliophile and dermatologist, Lawrence M. Solomon (1931-2014), with his bookplate to the inner cover of the solander box.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        >Flusslandschaft mit Burg< Original- Ölgemälde von >Pfund Tyrol München<,

       um 1915. Öl auf Leinen, Keilrahmen mit dunkelbraunem Holzrahmen und Goldeinlage, rechts unten signiert: Pfund Tyrol München. Bild- Größe: 40 x 50; mit Rahmen 52 x 62. Inhalt: Eigenhändiges Ölbild von Alois Pfund, geboren am 25. Mai 1876 in Schwaz, gestorben am 2. März 1946 in Hall. Ausbildung an der Münchener Akademie bei Martin Feuerstein, dem Professor für religiöse Malerei. Er selbst war allerdings eher als Landschaftsmaler tätig. (Siehe: Bruckmanns Lexikon der Münchener Kunst, 19./20. Jhd. Bd. VI/Seite 178, sowie Volmmer, Bd. III, Seite 582 und Thieme- Becker, Bd. XXVI Seite 539, siehe auch Neumeister, Varia 210 v. 10. 4.2014, Nr. 810). Das Ölbild befindet sich in einem altersgemäß- recht gutem Zustand. Versand D: 6,50 EUR Zeitgenössische Kunst der Jahrhundertwende; Münchner Maler des 19./20. Jahrhunderts.

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      William Heinemann, London 1915 - Mawson, Douglas. THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD. Being The Story Of The Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. London, 1915, William Heinemann, First U.K. Edition. Two volume set, thick over-sized octavo. Volume I, 349 pp, volume II, 338 pp. Complete, with sepia coloured frontispieces and numerous plates, including 12 panoramas, many maps, charts and sketches, some folding, 21 coloured plates with captioned tissue-guards, and three folding maps in endpocket of Volume II. This classic of polar literature combines a quest for science with one of the most exciting stories of survival, and includes important and magnificent photography by Frank Hurley. Mawson's story covers exploration in King George V Land and Adelie Land, previously almost entirely unknown. He helped chart more than 2,000 miles of coastline and several glaciers. On one excursion in 1912 with two companions, Ninnis was lost down a crevasse together with six of their dogs, most of their food rations, and important supplies. Forced to use their remaining dogs as food, Mawson and Mertz began to suffer from symptoms of Vitamin A poisoning, brought on by ingesting husky liver. Mertz finally succumbed following bouts of irrationality. Mawson had a narrow escape himself in a crevasse, and made it back to their base alone just a few hours after their ship had left. He describes seeing his ship departing, which meant he had to winter over with the six remaining men who had stayed behind to wait for him. During that winter, Mawson had plenty of time to reflect upon and to write about his experiences. In the book he more closely defines the position of the South Magnetic Pole. The Home Of The Blizzard remains a true classic of exploration, reprinted many times, and this is the First Edition. Original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spines and covers, stamped silver pictorial Illustration 'leaning on the wind' on upper front covers, worn on Volume II. Publisher's blindstamped device on back covers. Both volumes with professionally re-cased spines, preserving all cloth, and with quality new and matching endpapers. Light wear to boards, bumped and slightly frayed corners on Volume I, and a few dings and stains on covers, but otherwise a tight, clean and excellent set of the scarce First Edition. Association copies, with inscription "To my Best Pal" (it was Dick Richards of the Ross Sea Party), signed by Ernest Joyce, "Joycey", and dated "12-4-23" on endpaper prior to half-title page, on both volumes, with an additional "(From his ould Shipmate)" on Volume I. Ernest Joyce, Royal Navy seaman, served on four Antarctic expeditions during the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, under the commands of Scott, Shackleton and Mawson. Decorative Boards, VG+ condition. NZ$3,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HOME OF THE BLIZZARD: Being the Story of the Australian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1915. 2 volumes. First edition. The English sheets were used for the copies offered by Lippincott. The bindings are as the first English printings with all spine and cover lettering and decorations in silver. Portrait frontispiece, 21 color plates, profusion of plates and illustrations in text, 3 folding maps in rear pocket of volume 2. Large, thick 8vo, publisher’s original dark blue cloth lettered in silver on the spines and covers, and pictorially decorated with silver devices on the upper covers. xxx, 349; xiii, 338 pp. A very well preserved and handsome set. The text very clean and quite bright, the cloth and bindings in nice condition, some light, unobtrusive mellowing to the spine panels, the bindings handsome and in good order and still very attractive with the condition of the heads, tails and tips all quite pleasing, some old shelf numbers coloured over, the silver pictorial devices and the silver lettering to the covers are in quite nice condition, hinges tight and strong and in a fine state, maps in excellent condition. A well preserved set of this very important book. FIRST EDITION, U.S ISSUANCE USING THE ENGLISH SHEETS AND BINDING DESIGNS, PRINTED AND BOUND IN ENGLAND, SCARCE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION. Mawson's account of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition in the "Aurora." Mawson made a solitary sledge journey of over 160 miles of the most treacherous and wind-lashed ice in Antarctica. The expedition systematically explored King George V Land and the Terre Adelie. It also charted the whole 2000 mile coastline from the Mertz Glacier and Garssberg, thereby connecting the discoveries of Wilkes and Dumont d'Urville, Scott and Drygalski. During a second sledging journey, however, Mawson's two companions perished and he was only just able to save his own life by dragging a sledge he'd cut in two to save weight back to Cape Denison. One of the most important works on Antarctica, quite scarce.

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        Il Sedile e la nobiltà di tropea con genealogie, documenti e tavole

      Buongiovanni & Coccia, Tropea 1915 - Volume sciolto e con qualche mancanza alla copertina. Vecchia nota d\'appartenenza al piatto anteriore 204 con 3 tavv.f.t. in nero e 3 tavv.f.t. a colori p. in-8°

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        Sammlung mit ca. 696 montierten Originalfotografien aus dem 1. Weltkrieg, viele verso gestempelt: Vertriebsstelle Deutscher Zeitungen, Zürich.

      1915 - 1915-1918. Ca. 29,7x39,7 cm, ca. 17x22,8 cm und ca. 12x16 cm. In 2 Alben (36x50,5 cm). Die ca. 696 Fotografien von verschiedenen Kriegsschauplätzen des 1. Weltkrieges mit Kriegsgeräten wie Panzer, Kanonen, Flugzeuge, Zeppeline, Schiffe, Bomben, zerbombte Gebäude, Brücken und Stadtteile, Gefallene, Soldaten im Gefecht, bei der Verpflegung, beim Kartenspiel, Tanzen, Musizieren, Spielen, im Lazarett, beim Ernten, Waschen, mit Gasmasken, bei Weihnachtsvorbereitungen, Truppenbesuche, Erschiessungen, Flüchtlinge, Kongresse, Politiker, Szenen mit Einheimischen, etc. - Westfront: ca. 321 Fotografien (69 grossfromatige, 106 mittelformatig und 146 kleinformatig), 1 Fotografie mit Eckausriss. - Norditalien und Oesterreich: ca. 129 Fotografien (34 grossformatig, 53 mittelformatig und 42 kleinformatig). - Russland / Polen: ca. 146 Fotografien (25 grossformatig, 46 mittelformatig und 75 kleinformatig). - Schwarzes Meer: ca. 23 Fotografien (4 grossformatig, 9 mittelformatig und 10 kleinformatig). - Kaukasus und persische Grenzgebiete: ca. 20 Fotografien (9 grossformatig, 3 mittelformatig und 8 kleinformatig). - England (hauptsächlich Hochseeflotte): ca. 46 Fotografien (9 grossformatig, 19 mittelformatig und 18 kleinformatig). - Baltikum: ca. 11 Fotografien (9 grossformatig und 2 mittelformatig). - Beiliegend eine handschriftliche Liste mit geographischen Zuschreibungen zu den Fotografien, einige mit Legenden. - Einige Fotografien etwas verblasst. Die Alben an den Kanten berieben.

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        Gloria, Viktoria. Ein Weltkriegs-Bilderbuch.

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

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        The Thirty-Nine Steps (First UK Edition, bound in blue calf leather)

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1915. First UK Edition, and correct first. Bound in recent polished blue calf, with gilt titles and rule, marbled endpapers, and original front board and backstrip cloth bound in at the rear. Fine condition. One of the cornerstone espionage novels of the twentieth century, immortalized on film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1935, and basis for a recent (and very successful) Broadway play.

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        AUNT JANE'S NIECES in Red Cross By ( Van Dyne, Edith ) AKA Pseudonymn Baum, L. Frank , Who Wrote Wizard of Oz Books,Most Uncommon in Color DustJacket Showing 3 Beautiful Girls , Standing In Nurses White Hat & Brown Cloak wiTH RED CROSS on Front . SE

      Reilly & Britton Chicago, 1915. . SERIES # 10, , Back DJ List thru This Title in Green. HBDJ, 1915, 1ST Edition , 1st ISSUE ), NF+/GOOD-, AS-IS, DJ with some wear, HEAVY Scuff Top Edges Chips ,, Extremities & along Spine Scuff Chip Affecting Title, and Light FADE, and LIGHT FoX, DJ light Rub, small edge Tears, , Wear Light Soil, Tears Chips Up & Down Spine DJ, Tiny Chips Extremities DJ, Small Brown Stain Back DJ , Beautiful Beige Cloth with Purple Lilacs & Pasted Beautiful Color Picture Inlay on DJ Duplicated, Cover lettered in Black on Spine & Front, Lettered in GREEN on DJ Spine light Soiling Sun, Interior Nice tight Clean light Rub, Wear FoX, 256 pgs + NO ADS in Back , Front DJ few tiny light Stains, otherwise clean. Tears small Chips Edges DJ Back, . First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        Catalogue of Maps Published by the Survey of India

      Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. VG. Corrected up to 1 January 1915. 121 pp, large format, many maps some folding). Burrard was surveyor general for this mapping of India. Contents describe the maps shown, , atlas sheets, provincial, divisions, district and administrations maps etc. On some of the large master maps, someone has very neatly written the section numbers, and there are a very few neat marginal notations on a few other pages. Small circular half inch piece missing from bottom half title page, and a wormhole on first few pages incl. title page. It looks like the original issue was soft covered and that someone put this in a hard covered binding. Gilt printed cloth covers and corners, and deco paper on boards. Collated complete. Much nicer than it sounds.

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        Nachtwachen von Bonaventura. Mit 16 Originallithographien von Karl Thylmann.

      Weimar, Gustav Kiepenheuer 1915 - 4°, 157 S., 16 ganzs. Orig.-Lithographien, HLdr. m. Rohseidebezug m. Rückenschildchen. Kopfgoldschnitt u. Lesebändchen, Seidenüberzug an einigen Stellen abgelöst. Exlibris a. Leerblatt. Innen tadelloses Exemplar. Nr. 65 von 100 auf auf van Gelder Bütten und Japan abgezogen. Gesamtauflage 500 numerierte Exemplare. Die Lithographien wurden auf der Pan-Presse in Berlin abgezogen. 2200 gr. Schlagworte: Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Don Quixote

      0 - Feder und Pinsel in Schwarz. 16,7 x 12,2 cm. Signiert unten rechts und oben links. Verso eigenh. in Graphit "2 Kap. 9.16 Don Quijote" und auf unterer Blatthälfte weitere Skizze mit schwarzer Tusche. Vorzeichnung zu Buchillustration. - Minimal fleckig. - Sudetendtsch. Maler u. Graph. Schüler d. Dresdner Akad. unter Bantzer u. Zwintscher, bis 1915 Meisterschüler b. G. Kuehl. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Göteborgs jubileumspublikationer.

      Del I:1-2 - XX. Del I:1-2. Helge Almquist. Göteborgs historia. Del II. Otto Nordenskjöld./L. A. Jägerskiöld m fl. Göteborgstraktens natur. III. Georg Sarauw./Johan Alin. Götaälvs-områdets fornminnen. IV. Carl R. af Ugglas. Lödöse (Gamla Lödöse), historia och arkeologi. V. Sixten Strömbom. Forskningar på platsen för det forna nya Lödöse 1915-1918. VI. Sven Grauers. Nya Lödöse tänkeböcker. VII. Albert Lilienberg. Stadsbildningar och stadsplaner i Götaälvs mynningsområde. VIII. Valdemar Ljungberg. Göteborgs befästningar och garnison. IX. G. Bodman. Göteborgs äldre industri. X. Ivan Lind. Göteborgs handel och sjöfart 1637-1920. XI. Valdemar Ljungberg./Evald E:son Uggla. Göteborgsporträtt. XII. Axel Ramm. Göteborgs donationer. XIII: Ernst Fischer. Göteborgs landerier. XIV. E. Fischer. Västsvenskt silver. XV. D. Arill. Västsvensk forntro och folksed. XVI. Folksägner och folkdiktning i västra Sverige. XVII. Hanna Hegardt. Studier i västsvensk kyrklig konst. XVIII. A. Hahr. Läckö slott och de la Gardieska byggnader i Västergötland. XIX. V. Haneson./K. Rencke. Bohusfisket. XX. Göteborg - En översikt vid 300-årsjubileet 1923. Numrerad upplaga om 200 exemplar, samtliga band med nummer 131. Välbevarade originalhalvfranska band. Gåvoetikett på främre pärms spegel "Arbetschefen Harry Hammarstrand på 60-årsdagen den 16 mars 1953 från Göteborgs stads drätselkammares första avdelning". 21 vol. 26 x 20 cm

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       1915. Orig.-Zeichnung. 30 x 24 cm. In sehr gutem Zustand.Vom Künstler eh. signiert, dat. u. bezeichnet. - Druckvorlage für ein Motiv aus der Galizien-Mappe Kasimirs. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Künstlergraphik

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        Ode on the Opening of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, February, 1915

      A. M. Robertson 1915 - Limited to 525 copies. Inscribed (to Isaias W. Hellman, Jr.), SIGNED, and dated by George Sterling on the front endpaper. Gray/green boards with black stamped lettering; beige cloth spine. The volume is bumped at the corners and is very lightly perimeter toned. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Uncle Remus or The Story of Mr. Fox and Brer Rabbit

      Raithby, Lawrence & Co., Ltd., Leicester and London - [1915]. First edition with these illustrations. Small folio tan pictorial cloth lettered in orange and brown. Illustrated with 12 magnificent full-page color plates by Rountree and numerous line drawings in the text by Rene Bull. Light sunning to the spine and board extremities, else fine in a fine dust jacket which has a color onlay on the front panel. One of the finest Uncle Remus renditions, very scarce in the jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Monograph Of The Work Of McKim Mead & White 1879-1915

      N.Y: The Architectural Book Publishing Co.,, 1915 . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good condition. 4 volumes. 400 photographic plates, elevations, and plans of the firm's most important works (including 2 double-page and 1 folding). Folio [20.5" x 14.5"] contents loose as issued in half blue cloth & board portfolios; spine stamped in gilt. VOLUME I, with damping to title, and contents sheet with some bleeding from green ribbon ties; only one plate shows any affect, with no stain but slight wrinkle. VOLUME II, damping inside front board at top, with offset to top of title; plates unaffected by this, but a few show some light tanning at edges. VOLUME IV, bleeding from green ribbon ties to very edges of 6 plates and edge of portfolio. Overall minor external wear to portfolios and all of the plates, apart from defects noted are very clean and well preserved.

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        The Story of the Munsters, at Etreux-Festubert-Rue Du Bois

      , 1915. 1st edition. 56 pages in soft brown card as issued, stapled, some extremity wear, colour regimental flags on the front cover, some b/w photos of the principal officers, some red biro emendations in the margins by 'D.M.L', who shows a clear knowledge of events and officers involved. The Royal Munster Fusiliers, already a highly distinguished regiment over the previous two centuries, were involved in some of the fiercest and most courageous fighting on the Western Front in World War One, losing many troops and officers. This account of their stands in 1914 & 1915 at Etreux, Festubert and Rue Du Bois, is by the widow of Lt-Col Rickard, commander of 2nd Battalion R.M.F, who was killed in action at Rue Du Bois. An Appendix contains 10 letters, a passage from a speech by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and three messages of congratulations and appreciation from General Officers. No other extant copy online, so completely unique. Additionally, it comes with an oblong booklet also in soft covers, side-bound with cord, with some extremity wear, which contains 28 photographs of the 2nd Battalion when it was stationed in Cairo in 1920/21. The photos include officers, staff sergeants, colour sergeants, corporals, the various companies, the band, sports teams, battle honours, the 'Men of Mons' etc, many with the names of the troops on opposite pages. Again, this is a unique copy as far as we are aware. The two items together demonstrate the prowess of one of the great regiments in British and Irish history.

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        Osel Westfron. Im Bunker.

      Ostel Westfront dat u sign 128 1915 - Kohlezeichung. Papier auf Karton aufgezogen u. auf Keilrahmen. Größe ca. 106cm x 80 cm. -Rahmen etw. verzogen, leichte Gebrauchsspuren. Die wohl einzige bekannte Kohezeichnung des Künstlers aus Zell-Weierbach bei Offenburg. 5000 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nursery Rhymes Set to New Tunes

      Chelsea: (Southernwood Press, 1915. Winser, Josephine. Small quarto. (23)ff. One of thirty copies printed on handmade paper. Illustrated throughout by Josephine Winser. The drawings illustrate popular nursery rhymes, including Humpty Dumpty, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Jack & Jill, and Sing a Song of Sixpence. Children take center stage in these depictions, whether presenting the blackbird-filled pie to the king or herding sheep into the pasture. The images appear on the versos of the pages, opposite the music and lyrics for each nursery rhyme. Winser's illustrations show elements of Art Nouveau style, with decorative pictorial borders framing each scene, and are reminiscent of the work of Walter Crane. Although not noted in the book, this title was printed by the Curwen Press for the Southernwood Press. Of exceptional scarcity, and perhaps one of the earliest deluxe books combining music and illustrations to come from the Curwen Press. Light offsetting to endpapers, else extremely fine in original vellum-backed grey boards with title in gilt on upper cover. (Tomkinson, p. 231).

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