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         The Raven and the Philosophy of Composition

      The Raven and the Philosophy of Composition - Edgar Allan Poe (Illustrated 1907 Hardcover, 1/4 Leather)*Please Note: This book was rebacked with a quarter leather binding; the repair replaced the spine back strip, that was originally a tan suede, with a tan leather for durability. Some edge wear and nicks on the black covers were also touched up. The repair work was performed by Eidolon House, a notable bindery, to merely conserve the book and not fully restore it.*As stated at the rear of the book, this is the Quarto Photogravure Edition, with one thousand copies issued and printed on Arches made paper. Published in 1907 by Paul Elder and Company (New York); illustrated by Galen Perrett. No dust jacket. Hardcovers have faint soiling, staining, and are slightly worn at the beveled edges on the front and rear boards. Book has worn corners and edges but features a gilt top-edge of textblock. The protective tissue paper before the 'Fordham Cottage' illustration is detached at the top. Few smudges on several pages throughout volume but with no writing or markings. Overall it is in Very Good condition, and unlike other books of this edition with deteriorating suede 1/4 leather bindings, this book is set to last another 100 years!If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Please note that this item will ship expedited and require a signature upon delivery!

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         The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels

      1907 - XVII-[2]-548 pages, 24 London & New York, J.M. Dent & Dutton, 1907, in-4, XVII-[2]-548 pages, 24 planches en couleurs contrecollées sur feuillets verts et 1 composition en noir, vélin rigide de l'éditeur, compositions dorées sur le plat supérieur et sur levélin ivoire de l'éditeur, compositions dorées sur le plat supérieur et sur le dos, gardes ornées d'illustrations d'après Rackham, tête doréedos et gardes ornées de compositions d'après Rackham, tête dorée, Compositions sur bois en noir dans le texte. Édition sur grand papier, tirée à 560 exemplaires ; un des 500 exemplaires de l'édition anglaise signés par Rackham, numéroté 188. Exemplaire tel que paru, non rogné et en partie non coupé. Reliure en bon état ; les liens de fermeture sont néanmoins manquants, le second plat est très légèrement piqué et le dos un peu sali. Témoins très légèrement dentelés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         OUR LADY OF THE BEECHES

      London: William Heinemann, 1907. This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.. 190 x 130 mm. (7 1/2 x 5"). 4 p.l., 245, [1] pp., [1] leaf. A VERY PRETTY VELLUCENT BINDING BY CEDRIC CHIVERS (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), upper cover with large central panel outlined in gilt, depicting an idyllic grove of trees, with a large marbled sundial in the foreground, this highlighted with mother-of-pearl inlays, smooth spine with painted title panel, gilt-ruled turn-ins, vellum doublures. With frontispiece portrait of the author. A little light soiling to vellum, occasional minor spots of foxing to margins, otherwise a fine, fresh copy, the binding well preserved and without the splaying that often affects vellum boards. This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.

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         ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      New York: Doubleday, Page and Co, 1907. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG-; Quarter bound in cloth and paper; Gilt titling to spine; Gilt titling and designs to front board along with inset illustration on front; Some rubbing and fading along the edge of the boards, mostly at the upper; rounding of board corners, some fraying beginning; Binding starting at the upper edge of the title page, but still sturdy; Top edge gilt, all other edges deckle cut; Some toning to the pages; Book is numbered 119 of a limited edition of 550 edition number and "Doubleday Page & Co." Both written in red pen on limitation page; LP Consign. Shelved: Case 12. Full-priced Rockville.

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         Doctoris ecstatici D. Dionysii Cartusiani Opera omnia in unum corpus digesta ad fidem editionum coloniensium .

      Montrolium [Montreuil], Typ. Cartusiae S. M. de Pratis, 1896-1907. - Vols. 1-14bis. 4°. je ca. 600-800 Seiten, gest. Titelportr. in Bd. 1. hldr. (Bibl.-Stempel a. Vortitel, äußere Lagen und Schnitte stockfleckig). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler. - [Thieme-Becker/Vollmer - 43 Bände in 25 Bänden].

      Enthält 1.: Nachdruck der Ausgabe Leipzig 1907-1950 von "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart", begründet von Ulrich Thieme und Felix Becker (Bände 1 bis 37 in 19 Bänden. Die Bände 1 bis 36 in 18 Bänden enthalten den lexikalischen Teil von A-Z, Band 37 enthält das Register der Meister mit Notnamen und der Monogrammisten). - Enthält 2.: "Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler des XX. Jahrhunderts", herausgegeben von Hans Vollmer (Bände 1 bis 6). - Vollmer und Thieme/Becker in identischer Ausstattung. - Saubere, frische Exemplare

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         The Novels of Jane Austen in richly decorated bindings: SENSE AND SENSIBLITY; PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; MANSFIELD PARK; EMMA; NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION [The English Idylls series].

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.,, 1907. London: 1907. First Edition Thus. 8vo. Hardback. Very Good A very good, bright, six-volume set in the publisher's pale-green cloth bindings with extravagent gilt-decoration to front board and spine (to Brock's design). Published between 1907 & 1909, (with the exception of Sense & Sensibilty which is not dated); each volume with a tissue-guarded, colour frontispiece plate and 23 further plates all after Charles Edmund Brock; decorative end papers and gilt top edges, other edges uncut. The bindings are unusually bright and clean with just a little rubbing to edges (Mansfied Park is perhaps not quite as bright as the rest). Contents very good and tight, end papers toned to a greater or lesser extent, Emma and P. & P. with very small contemporary inscriptions, Persuasion with a small, inconspicuous bookseller's embossed stamp to the front blank page, no foxing, internal hinges all good. A very good, bright set of this particularly attractive edition. . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Brock, C. E. (Charles Edmund). 8vo. Book.

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         OUR LADY OF THE BEECHES

      London: William Heinemann, 1907. This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.. 190 x 130 mm. (7 1/2 x 5"). 4 p.l., 245, [1] pp., [1] leaf. A VERY PRETTY VELLUCENT BINDING BY CEDRIC CHIVERS (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), upper cover with large central panel outlined in gilt, depicting an idyllic grove of trees, with a large marbled sundial in the foreground, this highlighted with mother-of-pearl inlays, smooth spine with painted title panel, gilt-ruled turn-ins, vellum doublures. With frontispiece portrait of the author.A little light soiling to vellum, occasional minor spots of foxing to margins, otherwise a fine, fresh copy, the binding well preserved and without the splaying that often affects vellum boards.This romance by a scandalous American heiress who married into a noble German family and then became a popular novelist was beautifully bound by Cedric Chivers, using a tranquil garden scene invoking the beloved woods of the title character. Clearly with autobiographical elements, "Beeches" involves the love story between a celebrated scientist and a clever American woman who is the wife of an Austrian nobleman. Our author, Bettina Riddle (1874-1957), was born into a wealthy Pennsylvania family and, like other American heiresses of her day, married a title--Friedrich Karl August, Baron von Hutten zum Stolzenberg. Her first novel appeared in 1898--the same year as her first child--and she went on to produce 25 novels over the next 40 years, including a series featuring her most famous character, Pam. She and the baron divorced in 1909, reputedly over her infatuation with an Italian tenor, and she settled in London (though wintering in Rome). Cedric Chivers (1853-1929) established binding premises in his native Bath after an inspiring visit to the Paris Exhibition of 1878, and a short time later, after hearing a lecture by Cyril Davenport on the 18th century painted vellum bindings of Edwards of Halifax, he began producing his own work in this tradition, creating what he called the "vellucent" binding. The innovative part of these bindings, as seen here, was accomplished by rendering vellum transparent, then placing it over painted pieces of paper, thereby protecting the surface of the paper from soiling and abrasion. Prideaux says that the process achieves the effect of enriched enamel. Chivers often used mother-of-pearl inlays on his vellucent bindings, and here the inlays give the sundial on the cover a more three-dimensional aspect.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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         Stories from the Arabian Nights.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1907. Retold by Laurence Housman. Quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decorations to spine and front board in gilt with blue highlights, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, silk ties renewed. Colour frontispiece and 49 other plates tipped-in on dark green paper, all with captioned tissue-guards. The occasional minor blemish, spine ever so slightly darkened, an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 286 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made greater use of the breakthrough in four-colour printing, conceiving and modelling his pictures in colour rather than adding colours to a linear design'" (ODNB). A particularly bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         Stories from the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907 - Quarto. Original full vellum, titles and decorations to spine and front board in gilt with blue highlights, dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, silk ties renewed. The occasional minor blemish, spine ever so slightly darkened, an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and 49 other plates tipped-in on dark green paper, all with captioned tissue-guards. Signed limited edition, number 286 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made greater use of the breakthrough in four-colour printing, conceiving and modelling his pictures in colour rather than adding colours to a linear design'" (ODNB). A particularly bright copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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         SAGGIO DI MORFOLOGIA E SINTASSI CATONIANA

      F.NICASTRO, MESSINA 1907 - ITALIANO In italiano e parti di testo in latino, pagine leggermente ed uniformemente ingiallite da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita, con titoli neri, usura ai bordi e strappetti al dorsetto La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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         Chansons pour mon Ombre

      Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1907 - [4], 94, [1] pages ; 18 cm. Original printed wrappers, front hinge split, slight wear to spine. Inscribed "pour Mrs. O'Connor amicale souvenir de Pauline M. Tarn". This scarce, late, title is the only book that the poet issued under her birth name, Pauline Mary Tarn. From the library of Barbara Grier and Donna McBride, founders of Naiad Press, the lesbian publishing house. First edition, no mention of special paper copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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         The Golliwogg's Christmas

      Longmans, Green & Co., London 1907 - Illustrated off-white boards; a little marked; corners a little bumped. Green cloth spine; intact, but a trifle worn. Front joint nearly exposed, but text block intact (ie no pp loose), though frail - needs careful handling. The colour illustrations remain fresh, and the pp are pleasingly clear of any long-ago childish scribbles, the usual fate of illustrated books for children! ; Landscape 4to (11" x 9"); 62 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Stories from the Arabian Nights.

      London Hodder & Stoughton 1907 - Limited edition, 4to., number 343 of 350 copies signed by the artist, 50 tipped-in colour plates by Dulac, publisher's full vellum gilt, top edge gilt, ties, dark mottling to head of spine and upper joint from the usual vellum-glue reaction so often found, otherwise a good binding and internally near-fine. Comprising: The Fisherman and the Genie; The Story of the King of the Ebony Isles; Ali Baab and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Magic Horse; The Story of the Wicked Half-Brothers; the Story of the Princes of Deryabar. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN

      London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1907. FIRST EDITION (no distinction between 1907 printings). This was the first work Potter wrote after moving to Hill Top farm in the Lake District, and it features one of the farm's residents, the mouser Tabitha Twichit, an exasperated mother cat whose naughty son Tom and his sisters will not behave with propriety. After a lonely childhood brightened by her love of nature and drawing, Potter (1866-1943) found a niche for herself in children's literature, delighting generations with tales based on her pets and the small wild creatures she loved. She mostly retired from writing following her marriage at age 43, to raise sheep on her Lake District farm and to work tirelessly with the National Trust to preserve that lovely area of England. It is ironic that a tale of poor deportment should be given as a good conduct award, but young Miss Stubbs seems to have deserved the accolade, for she carefully kept this book in lovely condition.. 145 x 105 mm. (5 5/8 x 4 1/8"). 84, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION (no distinction between 1907 printings). Publisher's tan boards, color illustration mounted on front cover, illustrated endpapers. With 27 color illustrations by Potter. Verso of front free endpaper with ink inscription to "Helen Mary Stubbs / Prize for Improvement and Good Conduct." Quinby 13. Spine a little sunned and very slightly cocked, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, especially clean and bright.This was the first work Potter wrote after moving to Hill Top farm in the Lake District, and it features one of the farm's residents, the mouser Tabitha Twichit, an exasperated mother cat whose naughty son Tom and his sisters will not behave with propriety. After a lonely childhood brightened by her love of nature and drawing, Potter (1866-1943) found a niche for herself in children's literature, delighting generations with tales based on her pets and the small wild creatures she loved. She mostly retired from writing following her marriage at age 43, to raise sheep on her Lake District farm and to work tirelessly with the National Trust to preserve that lovely area of England. It is ironic that a tale of poor deportment should be given as a good conduct award, but young Miss Stubbs seems to have deserved the accolade, for she carefully kept this book in lovely condition.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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         In English homes: the internal character, furniture, & adornments of some of the most notable houses of England, historically depicted from photographs specially taken by Charles Latham / The letterpress [vols 2&3] ed. and an intr. written by H. Avray Tipping

      London : Country Life & George Newnes; New York, Charles Scribner 1907 - Near fine copy in the original title-blocked pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 3 vols, vol.1, 2nd edn. Subjects; Chartles Latham. Furniture. Homes. English. 10 Kg. Vol. I 2nd edition ,vvols. II & III first edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Twentieth Century Retractor, Chess Fantasies, and Letter Problems, Being a Selection of Three Hundred Problems

      Henry Sotheran & Company, London 1907 - "The Twentieth Century Retractor, Chess Fantasies, and Letter Problems, Being a Selection of Three Hundred Problems" by Mrs W.J. Baird. Published by Henry Sotheran & Company, London, 1907. A large format book with colour diagrams. A highly sought-after book, and one of the most beautiful chess volumes ever published. This copy is in fine condition. There is a little wear on the covers, but the text is excellent throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. With a Proem by Austin Dobson

      London: William Heinemann, [1907].. First limited edition, no. 853 of 1,130 copies. 4to. (x), 162 pp. Publisher's white cloth, gilt lettered and decorated to the spine and upper board, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, the others uncut. Frontispiece and 12 coloured plates tipped in with captioned tissues plus a handful of black and white illustrations in the text. Spine slightly toned, a lovely copy overall.

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         Fishing and Shooting Sketches.

      Outing Publishing Company, New York 1907 - First edition. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece photograph portrait of Grover Cleveland with tissue-guard, illustrated by Henry S. Watson. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "John T. McCutcheon He's caught me many times. Grover Cleveland 32 February 1907." The recipient was John McCutcheon who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper political cartoonist who was known as the "Dean of American Cartoonists". In near fine condition. Rare and desirable signed and inscribed. Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. He won the popular vote for three presidential elections - in 1884, 1888, and 1892 - and was one of two Democrats (with Woodrow Wilson) to be elected president during the era of Republican political domination dating from 1861 to 1933. He was also the first and to date only President in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Israel Rank. The Autobiography of a Criminal.

      1907 - First edition, cancel title page. 8vo., original blue cloth, front cover lettered and decorated in gilt with coronets, handcuffs and prison cap. London, Chatto & Windus. Spine a little faded, some foxing at beginning and end, small rubber stamp of a Dublin bookshop, and small book-label of Irish civil servant C.S. Almond. However, a very fresh and unworn copy. The rare first edition ofHorniman'snovel of ducal ambition and murder, which formed the basis of the great British film KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS. The film changed the identity of the eponymous anti-hero to Louis D'Ascoyne Mazzini, converting him to Italian, a saferethnicity to insult in 1949. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Der Papagei, der Mamagei und andere komische Tiere. Heitere Verse für verspielte Kinder aller Jahrgänge. Die kleine Reihe. llustrationen von Günther Simon.

      66 unpaginierte Seiten Kl.-8 quer, gebundene Ausgabe, illustrierter Pappband das Buch lediglich am oberen Buchrücken minimal bestossen, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Titel von der Autorin signiert. Mascha Kaléko (gebürtig Golda Malka Aufen, * am 7. Juni 1907 im galizischen Chrzanów/Polen - + am 21. Januar 1975 in Zürich) war eine deutschsprachige, der Neuen Sachlichkeit zugerechnete Dichterin. Was für ein Krokodilemma Ein weiterer Band aus der schön gestalteten Reihe "Gedichte für neugierige Kinder". Mascha Kaléko ist zeitlos gut und ansprechend Ein unbeschwerter, humorvoller Zugang zu Sprache Mascha Kaléko zählt zu den eindrücklichsten lyrischen Stimmen der deutschsprachigen Poesie des 20. Jahrhunderts. Im Berlin der zwanziger und dreißiger Jahre erlebte sie ihren kometengleichen Aufstieg - binnen kurzer Zeit galt sie als Philosophin der kleinen Leute-, ihre Gedichte wurden in vielen Zeitungen abgedruckt, 1933 erschien ihr Lyrisches Stenogrammheft-, das den endgültigen Durchbruch verschaffte. Die Nazis erteilten der jüdischen Dichterin jedoch schon bald Schreibverbot, 1938 emigrierte sie mit ihrer Familie nach New York. Mascha Kaléko, die in den fünfziger und sechziger Jahren in Deutschland nochmals ein wenig von dem alten Ruhm erreichen konnte, war sich Zeit ihres Lebens bewusst, dass sie Lyrik für den Alltag, Gebrauchsgedichte- verfasste. Ihre Gedichte sollten sich reimen, der heiter-melancholische Grundton fand bei vielen Leserinnen und Lesern Anklang. In den fünfziger Jahren schrieb sie zwei Gedichtzyklen für ihren Sohn Steven. Der Papagei, die Mamagei und andere komische Tiere- sind ihm und verspielten Kindern sämtlicher Jahrgänge- gewidmet. Verena Ballhaus hat diese Texte mit dem ihr eigenen Witz illustriert, sie holt die leise Ironie hervor und poliert sie in ihren Zeichnungen gekonnt aufs Allerschönste. Das Buch ist erstmals 1961 im Fackelträger Verlag erschienen.

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         The Road (Inscribed by Jack London)

      New York: Macmillan, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Wonderfully and lyrically INSCRIBED BY LONDON ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "Dear Mr.____/ You'll find here/ no theories about/life, but just/some life itself/that I lived when/I was young./Affectionately yours,/Jack London/Sydney/Feb.18 '09". Book is recased, retaining the original cloth panels and spine strip, new endpapers laid down. Some soiling to the origianl cloth and shelf wear botton edge. A vintage 3 1/2" x 5" candid portrait photo of London laid in.

      [Bookseller: The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)]
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         Qiu yu qiu feng [Memorial booklet for the executed feminist revolutionary Qiu Jin]

      Jing cun shu ju; Hong wen shu ju, [Shanghai] 1907 - 75p., slender paperback, spine panel rather chipped, edges worn, covers foxed. Rear cover has a name written in pen and a "paid" rubberstamp from a Chinese grocer in San Francisco, dated 1922. Interior pages are evenly toned but clean and unmarked. Printed on the 20th day of the seventh lunar month of Guangxu year 33 (August 28, 1907), 44 days after Qiu Jin's execution. The text, entirely in Chinese, includes several selections from Qiu's writings, but most of the content is comprised of tributes from supporters. The title, "Autumn rains, autumn winds," is taken from Qiu Jin's last words. When offered the chance to make a confession, she simply wrote "Autumn rains, autumn winds, how melancholy and baleful they render me." We find no holdings in OCLC as of October 2017, and only one record of a sale, in 2012 at a Chinese auction. Qiu Jin was raised in a relatively wealthy family in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province. In the early 20th century many progressive Chinese intellectuals traveled to Japan to study new fields of knowledge influenced by western writers, and to organize resistance to the Qing dynasty. Qiu Jin left her arranged marriage and two children to join this ferment in Japan, where she advocated the equal right of women to education, the abolition of foot binding, and marriage by choice. The photograph used in this booklet, which depicts her in Japanese dress, holding a sword, was taken during this sojourn. Upon her return to China in 1906, she worked with Xu Zihua to publish the short-lived "Chinese Women's Journal," but in addition to her public activism and teaching, she was a prominent underground organizer in the Revolutionary Alliance, recruiting women to the armed militia that sought to overthrow the Qing dynasty. After her cousin Xu Xulin was captured in the midst of planning a local revolt in Anqing, he was tortured, and ultimately confessed to plans for a major uprising. Qiu Jin was among the accomplices who were quickly identified and arrested. After two days of torture, she was beheaded. The news of a well-born, educated young woman being executed for anti-Manchu activities further inflamed anti-Qing anger in some sectors of Chinese society, as reflected by the tributes in this booklet, published when the loss was still fresh. Four years later, after the success of the Republican revolution, Qiu Jin was hailed as a martyr. She remains in the pantheon of both the Communists and the Nationalists, her exploits dramatized in numerous books, films and television shows. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         The Desert and the Sown

      First edition. With a large folding map, a frontispiece in colour by John S. Sargent and numerous half tone illustrations in the text (some full-page). 8vo. Original beige cloth, spine titled in gilt, very slightly worn and a touch shaken. Front endpapers browned due to newspaper clippings on Bell, loosely inserted by a previous owner (clippings still present in a separate sleeve). Overall, very good. xvi,347pp. London: William Heinemann,

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         Chemistry Shacks, Berkeley.

      Oakland, Calif., ca. 1930s.(). Original watercolor by Doris Miller Johnson (1907-2001). Image size: 265 x 353 mm. Signed: "Doris Miller, April 1935." Exhibited at Pals Club Tea, Hotel Senator, Sacramento, April 21, 1937. From the personal collection of the artist.

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         Grace George.

      New York: The Metropolitan Printing Company/ William A. Brady, 1907.(). Poster. 32.5 x 24.5 inches. Tear lower right corner.

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         Collected Essays By T H Huxley

      London: Macmillan & Co. 1907 - London, Macmillan & Co., 1907-1912. Fine. HARDBACKS later half leather binding by H Sotheran & Co, Picadilly, London. Complete in nine volumes as follows: Vol I. Method & Results – viii, 430; Vol II. Darwiniana – x, [ii], 475; Vol III. Science and Education – ix, [iii], 451; Vol IV. Science and Hebrew Tradition – xvi, 372; Vol V. Science and Christian Tradition – xxxiv, [ii], 419; Vol VI. Hume: with helps to the study of Berkeley – xv, [i], 319; Vol VII. Man's Place in Nature and other Anthropological Essays – xiv, [iv], 328; Vol VIII. Discourses: Biological and Geological – xv, [i], 388; Vol IX. Evolution & Ethics – xiii, [iii], 334 [ii]. Approximately 7 inches tall by 5 inches wide, (178mm x 130mm) former owners name on paste down of Vol I. Thomas Henry Huxley PC PRS FLS (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist (comparative anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Huxley's famous debate in 1860 with Samuel Wilberforce was a key moment in the wider acceptance of evolution and in his own career. Huxley had been planning to leave Oxford on the previous day, but, after an encounter with Robert Chambers, the author of Vestiges, he changed his mind and decided to join the debate. Wilberforce was coached by Richard Owen, against whom Huxley also debated about whether humans were closely related to apes. Huxley was slow to accept some of Darwin's ideas, such as gradualism, and was undecided about natural selection, but despite this he was wholehearted in his public support of Darwin. Instrumental in developing scientific education in Britain, he fought against the more extreme versions of religious tradition. Originally coining the term in 1869, Huxley elaborated on 'agnosticism' in 1889 to frame the nature of claims in terms of what is knowable and what is not. Huxley states, "Agnosticism, in fact, is not a creed, but a method, the essence of which lies in the rigorus [sic] application of a single principle. the fundamental axiom of modern science. In matters of the intellect, follow your reason as far as it will take you, without regard to any other consideration. In matters of the intellect, do not pretend that conclusions are certain which are not demonstrated or demonstrable.". Use of that term has continued to the present day (see Thomas Henry Huxley and agnosticism). Huxley had little formal schooling and was virtually self-taught. He became perhaps the finest comparative anatomist of the latter 19th century. He worked on invertebrates, clarifying relationships between groups previously little understood. Later, he worked on vertebrates, especially on the relationship between apes and humans. After comparing Archaeopteryx with Compsognathus, he concluded that birds evolved from small carnivorous dinosaurs, a theory widely accepted today. The tendency has been for this fine anatomical work to be overshadowed by his energetic and controversial activity in favour of evolution, and by his extensive public work on scientific education, both of which had significant effects on society in Britain and elsewhere.   Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – nicely decorated in gilt with gilt titles and panels and gilt date at the base, very minor rubbing and marks. Joints – very good condition – some rubbing. Corners – good condition – gently bumped and worn. Boards – very good condition – cloth. Page edges – good condition – top edge gilt, other pages hand cut or uncut. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition – all solid. Paste downs – very good condition – inscription to volume I. End papers – very good condition. Title – very good condition. Pages – very good condition – some minor foxing and marks, repaired tear to the preface of volume I, end paper torn to volume I. pencil dots to the page edges of some volumes (see photos – they do rub out). Binding – very good condition – solid. See photos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Novels of the Sisters Bronte

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1907 - 12 vols, light green buckram, gilt art nouveau decoration on spines, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Illustrated with photographs of houses, gardens, and other sites of the novels. With the stylish bookplates of the legendary Diana Duff Cooper, in a manner suggestive of Rex Whistler. A very attractive set. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Bouclier du Zodiaque -

      Bibliothèque de l'Occident 1907 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 156 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin bleu-nuit. Dos à nerfs. Couverture conservée. Intérieur propre. Très bon état. EDITION ORIGINALE de ces poèmes en prose. Un des 133 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande Van Gelder. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art. Volume Ten.

      London: Offices of The Studio, 1907.(). 270 +xxii pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. With a lithograph by Joseph Pennell ("Le Puy"), a color lithograph by Thoma Hans ("Rest During the Flight Into Egypt"), and a lithograph by James McNeill Whistler ("The Smith's Yard"). Way 88; Levy 126; Wuerth No. 124. Small 4to. Green cloth titled and decorated in gilt.

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         Ã

      , 1907. 1907. Korn, Arthur (1870-1945). Ã

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         The Desert and the Sown

      1907 - First edition. With a large folding map, a frontispiece in colour by John S. Sargent and numerous half tone illustrations in the text (some full-page). 8vo. Original beige cloth, spine titled in gilt, very slightly worn and a touch shaken. Frontendpapers browned due to newspaper clippings on Bell, loosely inserted by a previous owner (clippings still present in a separate sleeve). Overall, very good. xvi,347pp. London:William Heinemann, Gertrude Bell's first major work, describing a period of travel in the Levant. Starting in 1905, her wanderings took her through Jerusalem, Jericho, Amman, Damascus, Homs, Hama and ancient Aleppo and Antioch, before reaching a terminus at Alexandretta. The first edition is quite uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of United States and Foreign Coins of the Late Matthew Adams Stickney, with 20 Plates

      Philadelphia 1907 - Henry Chapman: June 25-29, 1907. Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of United States and Foreign Coins of the Late Matthew Adams Stickney, Esq, Comprising one of the Greatest Collections Ever Sold in this Country. Unique Colonial and State Coins, Brasher's 1787 New York Doubloon, 1815 Half Eagle, and an Original 1804 Dollar, 222 pages, 3026 lots, etched frontis portrait of Stickney, 20 photographic plates, quarto, prices realized list bound in, recent dark blue Morocco, blue cloth sides. A lovely example bound by the Harcourt Bindery. Davis 197. Adams 3. ¿Famous early collection. Perhaps the finest.¿ Henry Chapman¿s first plated catalogue after the dissolution of the partnership with his brother who had been the firm¿s photographer. Early editions of the catalogue show Henry¿s growing pains with speckled plates as he struggled with that dimension of the catalogue process. The plates here sharp. Content-wise, the finest cabinet handled by either of the brothers with Adams awarding his highest rating in virtually every category. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Game Animals of India Burma Malaya and Tibet, The

      London , 1907. Paperback. UsedGood. Game Animals of India Burma Malaya and Tibet, The Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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         Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart

      Leipzig, E.A. Seemann, 1907-1950. Thirty-seven volumes (27 cm), uniformly bound in half-morocco (a collector's binding). - Original edition of this magisterial dictionary of artists, "a milestone for scholarly biographical art publishing" (Dictionary of Art Historians). It was started by Ulrich Thieme in 1898, with the intention of continuing a similar enterprise undertaken by Julius Meyer in 1872, which had ceased after three volumes. Becker withdrew from the project in 1910, owing to ill health; volumes 3-13, were edited by Thieme alone; volumes 14-15 by Thieme jointly with Frederick Charles Willis (b. 1883); and volumes 16-36 were edited by Hans Vollmer (1878-1969). Until 1921, when the Deutsche Verein für Kunstwissenschaft took over the project, it was financed entirely from Thieme and Becker's private resources. Contact with more than 300 contributors was maintained despite the disruption of two World Wars; incredibly, three volumes were issued during the second War. A British air raid in 1944 destroyed the remaining stock of copies and ever since good sets of the original edition have been difficult to procure. ¶ Fine set.

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         Die Ernährung der Pflanze. Mitteilungen des Kalisyndikats G.m.b.H. Jahrgänge 3 - 37 (ohne Jahrgänge 9 + 21)

      Deutsches Kalisyndikat, Berlin 1907-1941. - 100-500 S. je Band mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und teils gefalteten und farbigen Karten, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 anfangs marmorierte Haldlederbände, dann Halbleinenbände mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Papier-Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Titel, die Lederbände gering bestoßen, Papier stellenweise gering gebräunt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, in 32 Bänden (Jahrgänge 18 + 19 in einem Band),.

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        Ozma of Oz: A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Numerous to Mention Faithfully Recorded Herein

      Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co, 1907. Hardcover. Illustrations by John R. Neill. Small 4to. Tan cloth with red and black lettering and red, black, yellow and blue pictorial front board stamping. 270pp, (1p ad). Color frontispiece, numerous color illustrations, line drawings, pictorial color endpapers. Very good. Binding mildly edgeworn and lightly soiled -- but overall tight hinged, quite handleable and attractive. A tight and handsome first edition, second issue, of the fifth title in this series -- with shortened publisher title at spine base, color plate on p. 221, "O" present in "Ozma" on p. 11 and two Baum titles listed on advertisement facing the half-title page and at book's close. A quite respectable copy of this scarce title. HANFF 51.

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