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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. 240 pp. Red-brown cloth with title information in gilt on spine. Red upper edge. First edition of a collection of ten quite rare and otherwise inaccessible articles by the British explorer, scholar and soldier Richard Francis Burton (1821-90), compiled and edited by N. M. Penzer, the author of "An Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Burton" (1923). - After the publication of Burton's bibliography, Penzer received numerous requests to publish some of the articles he had mentioned but were hard to find by members of the general public. Norman Mosley Penzer (1892-1960) was a scholar who... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 6 telegram folios (208 x 304 mm), dated 6 to 18 January 1922, pinned together with a cover note marked "very confidential" with the oval embossed seal of the Government of India. Includes a Grant of the Dignity of a Companion of "the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire" to Eardley Garforth Bryan Peel, issued by King George V, dated 2 June 1923, signed by the King and by Viscount William Peel as Secretary of State for India, to acknowledge the services rendered to secure British interests in the southern provinces of Persia. Stored loosely in later dark green calf document holder box, sp... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo (140 x 222 mm). (10), XIV, (5)-342 pp. With 3 folding lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf over marbled covers with florally gilt spine. Marbled endpapers. First and only edition of this important French translation of the surgical section of the author's "Al-Tasrif", "the first rational, complete and illustrated treatise on surgery and surgical instruments" (Garrison/M.). Abu-l-Qasim Khalaf al-Zahrawi, a 10th-century physician from Cordoba, was the author of a voluminous medico-surgical encyclopedia gathered in a set of thirty treatises under the title of "Kitab at-tasrif liman ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio (310 x 210 mm). 8 lines in Arabic on bifolium. With a French translation in a different hand on the same page. Letter of recommendation for one of Adelkader's sons to Stéphane Poignant, the prefect of Algiers: "A sa seigneurie le grand, l'élevé, Monsieur le Préfet d'Alger, que Dieu vous bénisse [...] Nous espérons de votre bonté et de votre excellente initiative, un bon accueil en faveur du porteur Es-Séid Kaddour ben Mahi Ed-din qui est au nombre de mes enfants et qui compte parmi les personnes que nous chérissons le plus. Nous espérons que vous l'aiderez de tout votre pouvoir ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio (210 x 286 mm). 9 vols. Plus: Aggiornamento 1955-1965. Indice, repertorio. Cinema, teatro, balletto, TV (Milano, Garzanti, 1983). A total of 12 volumes, uniformly bound in publisher's blue cloth with red spine label. Complete set of the definitive Italian reference work on the history of the theatre, with the separate volume on cinema, television, and ballet. Based on the nine-volume work first published in 1954-1968. A well-preserved ensemble. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Oblong 8vo (214 x 148 mm). Hindu manuscript on wove paper. 175 leaves, 9 lines of Devanagari script in black and red ink within double red rules at left and right. With 5 polychrome painted and gilt illustrations encclosed within black rules and bright red borders. Every chapter opening with a red ink invocation to Sri Ganesha, the Remover of Obstacles; outer borders of each page painted in light yellow, with marginal notes and index. Cardboard binding lined with silver thread-embroidered burgundy silk with floral motifs. Charmingly illustrated Indian manuscript compendium on the Hindu Deit... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Ca. 94 x 60 mm. Sanskrit manuscript on polished paper. 222 leaves, 5 lines of Devenagari script in black ink within red, orange, and black rules, some phrases picked out in red, some words gilt. With 14 charming miniature illustrations. Modern full black leather binding. A miniature Sanskrit devotional consisting of the complete text of the Bhagavadgita, the famous Hindu devotional poem. The text is written in black glossy ink with rubricated punctuation marks; significant words, such as chapter titles, are also written in red. The text is elegantly laid out with five lines per page enclose... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo (150 x 251 mm). Arabic (and Persian) manuscript on paper. 123 leaves. 19 lines, written in Naskhi script in black ink in more than one hand, some underlinings in red; some commentaries written diagonally in outer margins. Illustrated with numerous diagrams, mostly coloured, and one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold. Near-contemporary citron morocco with stamped central medallions of gilt leather onlay decorated with floral ornaments, doublures with gilt-painted central medallions incorporating intertwining floral and vegetal motifs on a dark green ground. Baha’ al-Din Muhammad i... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: (8), 106, (2) SS. Originalverlagsumschlag. 8vo. Mit einer Beilage (s. u.). Zweite Auflage. Der Vortitel mit eigenh. Widmung und U. an "Gräfin Valentine Robilant-Mocenigo / aufs Ergebenste: der Verfasser. / Venedig, Ende May 1912". Die Adressatin (1876-1950) stammte aus der venezianischen Patrizierfamilie der Mocenigo, die insgesamt sieben Dogen gestellt hatte, und gehörte zum venezianischen Bekanntenkreis von Rilkes Gönnerin Marie von Thurn und Taxis. - Beiliegend der zweite Band "Der Neuen Gedichte anderer Teil" in erster Ausgabe (ebd., 1911). Beide Bände unaufgeschnitten und unbeschnitten... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small 8vo. 2 vols. (2), 188, (2) pp. 223, (1) pp. Pages 11 and 12 of vol. 1 absent from pagination, as issued. Original green and white wrappers, lettering in black to spine and upper cover. First edition, first issue, with the original price ("Francs: 900") printed on lower cover of each volume. - Nabokov's still-controversial masterpiece was initially rejected by several American and British publishers before being accepted by Maurice Girodias and his Paris-based Olympia Press. Upon publication, Nabokov defended his "serious work of art" to friends and publishers: "I know Lolita is my bes... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 199 Gelatinesilberabzüge auf Barytpapier, auf leichten Karton aufgezogen. Je ca. 265:179 mm, Papier ca. 293:208 mm. Lose in Original-Holzkassette. 1 von 25 numerierten Exemplaren, durchgehend von den Portraitierten signiert und vom Photographen bezeichnet. Bedeutende Sammlung von annähernd 200 Künstlerportraits von u. a. Joseph Beuys, Fernando Botero, Arno Breker (2 x), Paul Flora, Ernst Fuchs, Karl Otto Götz, Keith Haring, Jörg Immendorff, Loriot, Heinz Mack, Georg Muche, Meret Oppenheim, Gerhard Richter (2 x), HA Schult, Roland Topor, Günther Uecker, Tomi Ungerer, Wolf Vostell, Dondi Whit... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Hektographiertes Typoskript. Reihe I (in Deutsch): 7 in 4 Bdn. Bde. 1, 2, 3 (in 1): 64, (1), 58, (1), 138, (3) Bll. Bde. 4, 5 (in 1): 219, (1), 101 Bll. Bd. 6 (in 1): 267 Bll. Bd. 7 (in 1): 315 Bll. Reihe II (in Englisch): 7 in 8 Bdn. Bde. 1, 2 (in 1): (1), XIII, (1), 61, (1), 62 Bll. Bd. 3 (in 1): 199 Bll. Bd. 4 (in 1): 252 Bll. Bd. 5 (in 1): 121 Bll. Bd. 6 (in 1): 288 Bll. Bd. 7 (in 2): 400, etwa 200 nn. Bll. Zus. 12 Bde. Der aus einer Familie mit langer militärischer Tradition stammende Heeresoffizier Franz Halder war am 1. September 1938 zum Nachfolger Ludwig Becks als Generalstabschef ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: XXXVI, 508 SS. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und sparsamer Filetenvergoldung an den Bünden. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo. Einzige Druckausgabe. - Einband berieben, Spuren eines Papieretiketts am Schwanz. Exemplar aus der Sammlung des österreichischen Generals und Feldzeugmeisters Franz Ritter von Hauslab (1798-1883) mit seinem Bibliotheksstempel am Titelblatt. Selten. Besterman 348. Hamberger/Meusel X, 517. VD 18, 10613773. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo (115 x 180 mm). 1 p. on bifolium. A cordial letter to the German physician René Du Bois-Reymond (1863-1938), a fellow mountaineer: "I have just returned from the spot where I had the pleasure of meeting you after your escalade of the Jungfrau. Here in Surrey I find your 'Inaugural Dissertation' with pleasant words upon its title-page, awaiting me. I thank you very much for it, and wish that it may prove the beginning of a career comparable in brilliancy to that of my friend your father [...]". René was the son of Emil Heinrich Du Bois-Reymond, a physiologist based in Berlin. - Name of t... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Charmantes Entschuldigungsschreiben an einen Kollegen, dem Mach einen Artikel zur Akustik vitruvianischer Schallgefäße versprochen hatte: "Die Hoffnung Ihnen etwas über Schallgefässe in Kürze liefern zu können, hat fortwährend mein Schreiben verzögert. Decanatsgeschäfte, optische Arbeiten und Zufälle aller Art in meiner Familie haben mich bisher an Ausführung meines Vorsatzes verhindert. Nun kann ich aber meine Entschuldigung wenigstens nicht länger hinausschieben und muss das Versprechen hinzufügen, mich bald durch die That zu rechtfertigen. Kommen Sie heuer nach... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. 1 p. on bifolium. Interesting letter from the year of Le Verrier's death to a fellow member of the Institut de France, requesting a meeting to resolve a conflict in which "the one and the other" was at fault: "De mon côté, j'ai réprimé mon desir d'aller vous voir pensant que je ne vous serais pas agréable. Nous avons eu tort l'un et l'autre : et deux au contraire grand ça ne va pas qu'il faut se voir afin de mieux aviser et de concerter la route à suivre, scientifique et politiquement. Ceci entendu, comme je vous verrai au plus tard d[ans] l'Institut, je n'en dis pas plus long". - Desp... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 1½ SS. 8vo. An einen "hochgeehrten Herrn Doktor" über die gesundheitlich bedingte Unmöglichkeit, eine Besprechung zu verfassen: "Ein Unternehmen wie das, von dem Sie berichten, hat natürlich Anspruch auf mein stärkstes Interesse. Wenn Sie meinen, daß eine Besprechung darüber mit mir wünschenswert ist, müßte ich zu Ihrer Verfügung sein. Es trifft sich aber daß ich jetzt leidend u. nicht einmal Herr meiner Zeit bin, da ich eine ebenso anspruchsvolle wie ermüdende Behandlung unternommen habe (Röntgenbestra[h]lungen). Ich getraue mich also nicht Ihnen jetzt einen Zeitpunkt für Ihren freundliche... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to. 1 p. In German. Together with an autograph letter signed by Elsa Einstein and a letter by Max Gottschalk. Both 4to. 1 p. in French. To a high-ranking Belgian official named Costermann, asking him to renew the passports of his stepdaughter Margot and her husband Dimitri Marianoff: "I am writing you on behalf of my daughter Margot Marianoff and her husband Dr. Dimitri Marianoff. Both are holders of a Belgian foreigner's passport which they obtained last spring thanks to your obliging kindness. My daughter lived with us in Coq-sur-Mer but is currently nursing her gravely ill sister in Par... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 1 S. 4to. An seinen ehemaligen Assistenten, den Mathematiker Ernst Gabor Straus, über dessen "schönen mathematischen Fund" und ein Manuskript von dessen Onkel: "Vor allem möchte ich Ihnen gratulieren zu dem schönen mathematischen Fund, den Sie gemacht haben. Es sieht so aus, wie wenn Ihr Transcendenz-Beweis für [folgt eine Auslassung] einfacher wäre als der bisher gegebene. Den Brief Ihres Onkels habe ich bereits vor mehreren Tagen beantwortet und ihn gebeten, das Manuscript zu schicken, das ich auch gewissenhaft lesen werde. Allerdings mit geringer Hoffnung, eine Publikation durchsetzen zu... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Oblong 16mo. 1 page (2 lines). Mounted on backing paper. Clipped from a letter: "I am very truly yours [...]". - With collector's note to backing paper. continua a leggere
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