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        Votes for Women Playing Cards

      New York: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company. [ND but ca. 1915]. "Votes for Women" Playing cards, a complete deck including the joker, box opened but cards lightly used. 53 cards (52 + joker) in original purple decorative box. 2 1/4" x 3 1/2". Cards in original glassine inside box; box shows some rubbing and soiling, has minor tears at top of opening with remnant of revenue tax stamp, original glassine wrapper around cards inside box lightly rumpled and chipped, preserved with additional wrap around of mylar. A complete deck as issued, and quite unusual thus. Each card repeats the image on the box in purple, black and white of lady justice holding balanced scales against a rising sun (motif often used by suffragists, especially in New York) on the back of the card. The joker has the lady justice image on both sides. The Ace of Spades has a superb decorative emblem of the herald figure blowing a trumpet with the legend "Votes for Women". Housed in custom-made purple box. & The NAWSA sold decks of playing cards with several different designs and colors for the benefit of their association. Their use of common household items, like playing cards, to further their cause, was a masterstroke of public relations. The colors purple, white and green originated with the Women's Social and Political Union in the British suffrage movement to symbolize loyalty, purity and hope. The use of these colors was transferred to the American scene by Harriot Stanton Blatch (daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton) after returning from her work with Emmeline, Christable and Sylvia Pankhurst, leaders of the militant suffrage movement in England. The use of the colors purple, white and green was concentrated primarily in New York where Blatch set up her own, more radical, suffrage organization, The Women's Political Union. These colors also were used in the neighboring states of New Jersey and Connecticut. As these states had strong suffrage organizations, these colors also became symbolic along with the more traditional American color, gold. Complete decks of cards are rare, although single examples turn up with some frequency. This set, in the original box, clearly has stayed together since issue in 1915- 16!& In Selling Suffrage, Margaret Finnegan makes several key points about the use of suffrage goods in the drive to win the vote for women. She points out that the early (pre-1910) use of commodities sent a message of defiant unity and confidence, while after 1910, the goods legitimized the movement. Further, they neutralized fears and anxieties about the effects of votes for women by making the goods themselves less threatening. The playing cards are a fine example of this. Not the least of their effects, the goods raised money for the movement. Finnegan, Selling Suffrage, pp. 111-139.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        A Christmas Carol

      London: William Heinemann; J. B. Lippincott Co., New York,, 1915. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Large quarto. Original vellum, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board and top edge gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers, silk ribbon ties. Housed in a dark blue cloth slipcase made by The Chelsea Bindery. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 11 plates on grey paper with printed tissue-guards, illustrations throughout in black and white. Boards a little toned, bottom corner of lightly bowed front board slightly bumped, faint partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent with the original silk ribbon ties, which are often missing. Signed limited edition, no. 449 of 525 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. Presentation copy inscribed by Rackham on the half-title to American author and illustrator Oliver Herford, "To Oliver Herford, Arthur Rackham, 1927", underneath Rackham's original ink drawing of two birds dressed as Victorian men and singing Christmas carols from a sheet of music held between them.

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        A Christmas Carol. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London: William Heinemann; J. B. Lippincott Co., New York, 1915 - Large quarto. Original vellum, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board and top edge gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers, silk ribbon ties. Housed in a dark blue cloth slipcase made by The Chelsea Bindery. Boards a little toned, bottom corner of lightly bowed front board slightly bumped, faint partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent with the original silk ribbon ties, which are often missing. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 11 plates on grey paper with printed tissue-guards, illustrations throughout in black and white. Signed limited edition, no. 449 of 525 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. Presentation copy inscribed by Rackham on the half-title to American author and illustrator Oliver Herford, "To Oliver Herford, Arthur Rackham, 1927", underneath Rackham's original ink drawing of two birds dressed as Victorian men and singing Christmas carols from a sheet of music held between them.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Clowns Courage / The Scarlet Fairy Book / journalist John Reed copy (Ten Days that Shook the World)

      Richard G. Badger, Boston 1915 - Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1915. First Edition. Signed and inscribed, with some tongue-in-cheek it would appear, by author Scarlet on the flyleaf to journalist/social activist John Reed, with whom he was apparently friends. Yes, that's the John Reed of the Warren Beatty film "REDS", and the one known more famously in his own time for his activist history of the October 1917 Russian Revolution, "Ten Days That Shook the World", and his avid participation in Max Eastman's controversial socialist publication, The Masses. Maybe his association with.Patrick Scarlet?.is a clue to what they hey this book is all about. 12mo, red cloth boards with gilt imprinting, 133 pp. Good plus; a fairly serious spine abrasion (see scan) and a variety of soil and wear spots. Firmly bound, however. A completely baffling little book. An enigma wrapped in a .etc. Ostensibly a series of fairy tales, but it isn't, and that's so by its own tongue-in-check admonitions near the front. "Undergraduate Rubrics in part from the Magazine of the University of ***", and "Being the Scarlet Fairy Book for Wise Children, Sick People and the Half-Grown. A breviary of rising inflections for the Disillusioned, for the Compleat Sinner, a whimsey-missal and a petty psalter for the wee small voice", and "These Grotesques made in the fellowship of them Who put Gargoyles on their Churches inscribed to the companionable Shade of that Ancient who wearied of hearing Aristides called The Just". Okay. that said, "Patrick Scarlet" is clearly, to me, pseudonymic, but he was just as clearly, under some name, someone known to Reed. Unless this is some kind of code book, this is a series of (too much energy today?) iconoclastic and linguistically over-manic "Fairy Tales" by a literature major under the influence - of something. But there IS a smattering of local-scale social satire, and, since most entries involve more-or-less maidenly characters, this could be a) an account of collegiate conquests, b) an account of attempts at same, or c) tips on how to do that. Or not. You tell me. Oddly, the book is widely available as a new (well, 2008) download from a variety of sites, but no one seems to have a clue what it is or who Patrick Scarlet was. He did know John Reed. Since the book was published in Boston, and Reed attended Harvard, perhaps "Scarlet" was a classmate. But the 1915 date is a bit late for that. And the 1916 inscription date implies someone close to Reed at that time. Boardman Robinson ? Eugene O'Neill ? Or even, masquerading as a male friend, perhaps his love, Diane Keat. I mean, Louise Bryant ? Or, just a nobody, to us ? What the heck is this thing ? Does anyone recognize the handwriting of Patrick Scarlet ? Provenance provided to purchaser. L38n [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Charles Dickens ( Complete in 22 Volumes ) ( Leather Bindings )

      Printed by Encyclopaedia Britannica., London 1915 - Complete in 22 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 6 inches. Bound in quarter calf, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines and stamp, top gilt edges. Bindings very light rubbed, slightly faded, some minor rippling, a few minor indentations. All bindings in very good clean firm condition.Internally, pages and illustrations in very good clean condition.A very nice clean well bound set. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        The Voyage Out.

      London, Duckworth & Co., 1915 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE VOYAGE OUT.

      Duckworth & Co. London. 1915 - FIRST EDITION. The Authors first book. A very good bright clean copy. Endpapers browned and light foxing to first and last few pages otherwise Pages crisp and clean. Original publishers green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black lettering on front board. Miminal rubbing to edges and small bump to bottom outer corners, otherwise clean and bright. 16pp of publishers adverts at end. A very good copy of this scarce title. Only 2000 copies were published on March 26th 1915. This book was not published in America until 1920. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Geografía general del Pais Vasco-Navarro (6 Vol.)

      - Descripción geográfico-histórica. Comunidad autónoma del País Vasco. Siglo XIX. (91) Alberto Martín. Barcelona. 1915 28 cm. 6 v. il, mapas, planos. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Dirigida por Francisco Carreras y Candi. t. 1-2. Provincia de Navarra / por Julio Altadil [t. 3]. Provincia de Vizcaya / por Carmelo Echegaray [t. 4]. Provincia de Álava / por Vicente Vera [t. 5]. Provincia de Guipúzcoa / por Serapio Múgica [t. 6]. País Vasco-Navarro. Geografía. Navarra (Comunidad Autónoma). Geografía. Carreras i Candi, Francesc. Cubierta deslucida, abundantes anotaciones del anterior propietario en la primera página de algunos tomos. Cubierta deslucida. MO8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DURING THE GREAT WAR April 1st, 1915 - September 5th, 1918. Letters of Irving Findlay.

      Privately Printed, n.p. n.d. - [Findley, Timothy]. Findley, Irving. Letters of Irving Findlay DURING THE GREAT WAR April 1st, 1915 - September 5th, 1918. Original typescript. One of perhaps four or five family copies of this inspirational and unpublished document written by Timothy Findley's uncle & godfather and genesis for Timothy Findley's novel, THE WARS, chronicling the war experiences of the men in Findley's family. Unpaginated. 250 pages. Typed on rectos only & bound in a 3 ring binder. About very good - the preliminary leaves showing some age, the binder well worn. [29727] $3750 Timothy Findley was named for his uncle and godfather Thomas Irving Findley who was known by his initials, TIF. Timothy Findley was named Timothy Irving Frederick Findley so he could be known as TIFF. His uncle died when TIFF was about 3 years old of complication from wounds he received in the war. That war and his uncle's exploits in it were always the topics of family conversations in the Findley household. His letters home had been collected by his parents & bound up for posterity - everybody in the family read those letters. Given the place that the war had in Findley's family mythology, it was surprising to TIFF that he waited until halfway through his forties to write his acclaimed novel. As the center of family mythology, his uncles letters were the genesis for the work - ".they were my most valuable research resource". About his uncle, Findley said: " He was not a 'writer' - but he was a faithful correspondent and an equally faithful chronicler. What he wrote home ultimately gave me a better sense of life in the trenches - ultimately, in the air - than anything I could have found in the library." . [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Theodore Roosevelt presents a limited edition printing of ?Stonewall Jackson?s Way? to prominent Washingtonian Mattie Waller Johnson, a daughter of the South, humorously inscribing it to his <I>?Aunt Jobiska from her devoted nephew,?</I> a reference to a character in Edward Lear?s nonsensical poem, ?The Pobble Who Has No Toes.?

      Book Signed ?Theodore Roosevelt.? Seven pages, 6.5? x 9?. Limited edition ?Stonewall Jackson?s Way? by J.W. Palmer (Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, 1915. Original boards, covers soiled, tears at spine. Lower corners of pages dampstained. Imprinted in gilt on cover ?Stonewall Jackson?s Way.? Very good.Inscribed on front blank flyleaf ?Hon. Theodore Roosevelt / With regards of W.K. Bixby / St. Louis 12/16/15? beneath which is inscribed ?To / Aunt Jobinska / from her devoted nephew / Theodore Roosevelt / Sept 13th 1916.? The ink in most of TR?s inscription and signature has spread a bit, not materially affecting its appearance. Printed on the title page: ?The manuscript from which this is printed / was written by the author for Edmund / Clarence Stedman and is now privately / printed for the friends of the present owner / William K. Bixby / St. Louis, Mo. / MCMXV.? Printed on verso ?Two hundred copies of this edition were printed, of which this / is number?

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        Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. 3-part paper

      1915-1916. <p>Lathrop, Abbie E. C. (1868-1918) and Leo Loeb (1869-1959). (1) Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. I. Tumor incidence and tumor age in various strains of mice. Offprint from Journal of Experimental Medicine 22 (1915). 646-673pp. 266 x 183 mm. (uncut and unopened). Original printed wrappers. (2) Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. II. Tumor incidence and tumor age in hybrids. Offprint from Journal of Experimental Medicine 22 (1915). 713-731pp. 266 x 182 mm. Original printed wrappers. (3) Further investigations on the origin of tumors in mice. III. On the part played by internal secretion in the spontaneous development of tumors. Offprint from Journal of Cancer Research 1 (1916). 19pp. 267 x 181 mm. Original printed wrappers. Together 3 items. Edges of wrappers slightly chipped, stamps of the Yale Medical Library on front wrappers. Very good. </p><p>First Editions, Offprint Issues of these groundbreaking papers on the heritability of breast cancer in mice. Lathrop, a breeder of pet mice and other small animals in Granby, Massachusetts, began noticing that certain of her mouse strains had the tendency to develop breast tumors. She sent samples of these tumor-prone mice to several scientific researchers, including pathologist Leo Loeb, who was then on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. Loeb confirmed the mouse mammary tumors as cancerous, and he and Lathrop </p><p>"embarked on a five-year program of joint research on the nature and transmission of the tumors in these mice. Surprisingly, although at this time women researchers were often denied credit for their work or treated like mere assistants, the Lathrop and Loeb collaboration appears to have been genuine, and Lathrop appeared as full co-author in all of the publications from the project. </p><p>"The ten articles Lathrop and Loeb wrote over the period from 1913 to 1919 represent the first work establishing the connection between certain strains of mice and the inheritance of cancer. . . . Lathrop and Loeb used breeding experiments with the &#147;silver fawn&#148; and other Granby mice to show that the incidence of mammary tumors varied among different &#147;families&#148; of mice: for example, such tumors were high in the &#147;English tan&#148; and &#147;sable&#148; but low in &#147;cream.&#148; Furthermore, they reported that ovariectomies reduced the frequency of mammary tumors, while pregnancies increased it. And finally, they observed that when members of high-tumor and low-tumor families were crossed the incidence of tumors in the new generation emulated that of the high-tumor family" (Rader, Making Mice: Standardizing Animals for American Biomedical Research, 1900-1955, pp. 42-43). </p><p>During the period of his research with Lathrop, Loeb was appointed director of the Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital in St. Louis, where he pursued his cancer researches and gained an international reputation. His collaboration with Lathrop ended with her death from pernicious anemia in 1918. Garrison-Morton 2642 (part III only: &#147;Demonstration of the influence of an internal secretion on the development of spontaneous cancer&#148;). </p>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        3 patent specification for the Archduchess.

      Vienna, Budapest, and Berlin, 1915. - 4to and folio. 13 printed pages and 3 folding plates. Includes a photograph of the patented invention on cardboard with stamped signet of the B. Reiffenstein studio in Vienna. 113 x 150 mm. Patent specifications bound with coloured cords and secured in a limp cloth portfolio bearing the giltstamped crown of the Archdukes. Silk pastedowns. The present patent specifications in German and Hugarian, protected in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the German Reich, describe an "apparatus for the shockless transport of casulaties or persons in general in motor vehicles". - After the death of Crown Prince Rudolf, Marie Therese, née Princess of Bragança, Infanta of Portugal, and wife of the new heir apparent, Archduke Karl Ludwig, assumed a new role as "First Lady" of the Empire. She maintained this role even after her husband's death in 1896 (cf. Hamann, Habsburger, 349). During WWI she worked as a nurse under the name of "sister Michaela". It is not widely known that the Archduchess also practised as an inventor; the relevant biographical literature makes no such mention. - Rare, uncommon document in excellent state of preservation; binding shows a minute defect. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Christmas Carol

      London: William Heinemann 1915 - VG HB in publisher pale mauve cloth boards with gilt title and decor to front and spine, top edge mauve, illustrated endpapers and no inscriptions. A very bright tight copy of 147pp. incl. tissue-guarded colour frontispice and illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. Very little use. (15 x 21cm)

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        Your War Savings Pledge. Our boys make good their pledge. Are you keeping yours?

      Governement Printing Office,, o. O., 1915 - o. O., Governement Printing Office, o. J. [um 1915]. Plakat [ca. 81 x 52,5 cm]. Monogrammiert AAP. - Faltspuren, kl. Läsuren. - Plakat des 1. Weltkrieges. Deutsch

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        Elégies Internationales. Pamphlets contre cette guerre.

      - Lausanne, Edition des Cahiers Expressionistes, 1915. 21,2 : 13,8 cm. 8 Bl. Bütten mit Wasserzeichen, Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Rote Fadenheftung. Erste und Original-Ausgabe mit 3-zeiliger eigenhändiger Widmung und Signatur des Dichters in schwarzer Tinte an den Schweizer Sammler Curt Burgauer. - Vorderkante der ersten Seite mit kleinem, schwachen Lichtrand, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar, 6 Bl. unaufgeschnitten! - Wilpert/Gühring 4. - Sehr selten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        CONSTANTINOPLE EIGHT POEMS

      London: (privately printed) The Complete Press, 1915. First edition. 8vo. Sewn wraps. Minor edgewear with tiny crease and tears and beginning extremity toning on covers and text pages. Very Good+ condition. Author's second book.The image is of the actual book described and not a stock photo.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Tennis as I Play It

      George H. Doran, New York 1915 - 347 pages. First edition, first printing. Ghost written by Sinclair Lewis. A primer by this American tennis player who was National Singles Champion 1912 & 1913. Preface by Richard Norris Williams who was National Champion in 1914. Many instructional photgraphs. Laid in are a correspondence between Alf Stavig and James Lorson, a book dealer in Fullerton, California. Stavig relates in a formal memo dated 1986, his relationship to McLoughlin. Stavig writes of his meeting McLoughlin and how McLoughlin related to him how Lewis came to ghost write this book. There is also a letter from McLoughlin dated 1951, signed by him. Very good+ book with slight edge wear and some edge fading to the lime green cloth. No dust jacket. A very nice copy with rare information about the role of Sinclair Lewis in writing this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Love to all, Allan"), to Marc [Bowman], a 12- page Survivor's Account of the Sinking of the Lusitania

      Folkestone, [England], may 15th, 1915 - "I got an awful smash in the back from the water and was thrown about thirty feet on my face. I got up and ran down stairs people were pouring up from the decks below and I caught sight of Mother. I ran up to her and kissed her goodbye, then I lost her for a while - I though to myself I havent much of chance if I don't get a life belt so I thought a minute and then rushed down to my own stateroom and grabbed my own belt. - I had to hang on the side of my bed to get a hold of it. The lights were practically all out." Dramatic and detailed account by a survivor of the sinking of the Lusitania. Allan Beattie, 18, of Winnipeg, travelling Second Cabin with his mother Grace, was sitting on the hurricane deck when the ship was struck. He gave away the first life belt he found, then went down three decks to his stateroom to get his own life belt. Returning topside despite "a pretty hard time", he met his mother again. "She says, 'I am not nervous I dont think there is much danger do you?' I replied that 'It looked about as bad as it could' and I told her to take my life belt but she refused, I made her put it on after promising that I would get another. I kissed her goobye again and just as I got the top straps of her lifebelt tied, the boat went down. I was send sliding the whole width of the deck." Allan was flung free, and was soon picked up by a life boat. He describes how the boat soon became perilously crowded. When another boat was located, survivors were shifted across. In due course his boat was rescued by the Flying Fish, and the survivors were brought to Queenstown. Beattie (whose first name is given as Allen in the New York Times list of survivors), writes his correspondent that "Mother is gone, and altho we have not heard of her I don't think that she can be alive." A remarkable, detailed narrative by a survivor of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the twentieth century, written in the immediate aftermath of the event, by a young man whose actions show proof of calmness in the tumult. Beattie appears to have been one of the Lusitania survivors who was profoundly traumatized by the incident. He was rejected from military service because of poor eyesight and was reported to have suffered a series of breakdowns beginning in 1920, and was unable to hold steady employment (LUSITANIA) 4to. Pen and ink on letterhead of Coman's Hotel, 21 & 23 Castle Hill Avenue, 12 pages, 15 lines per page (approx. 750 words). Old folds, large pinhole in top center margin. Old envelope of Lewis-Clark Hotel, Lewiston, Idaho, with "Allan Beatty's letter" in ink. Fine. Half morocco clamshell box [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED ("LOVE TO ALL, ALLAN"), FROM ALLAN BEATTIE TO MARC (BOWMAN), A TWELVE-PAGE SURVIVOR'S ACCOUNT OF THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA].

      Folkestone [England]. May 15, 1915. - [12]pp. Pen and ink on letterhead of Coman's Hotel, 21 & 23 Castle Hill Avenue. 15 lines per page (approximately 750 words). Quarto. With typed transcript. Old folds, large pinhole in top center margin. Old envelope of Lewis-Clark Hotel, Lewiston, Idaho, with "Allan Beatty's letter" in ink. Fine. In a half morocco and cloth box, leather labels. A dramatic and detailed account by a survivor of the sinking of the Lusitania. Allan Beattie, eighteen, of Winnipeg, travelling Second Cabin with his mother Grace, was sitting on the hurricane deck when the ship was struck. "I got an awful smash in the back from the water and was thrown about thirty feet on my face. I got up and ran down stairs people were pouring up from the decks below and I caught sight of Mother. I ran up to her and kissed her goodbye, then I lost her for a while.I thought to myself I haven't much of chance if I don't get a life belt so I thought a minute and then rushed down to my own stateroom and grabbed my own belt.I had to hang on the side of my bed to get a hold of it. The lights were practically all out." He gave away the first life belt he found, then went down three decks to his stateroom to get his own life belt. Returning topside despite "a pretty hard time," he met his mother again. "She says, 'I am not nervous I don't think there is much danger do you?' I replied that 'It looked about as bad as it could' and I told her to take my life belt but she refused, I made her put it on after promising that I would get another. I kissed her goodbye again and just as I got the top straps of her life belt tied, the boat went down. I was sent sliding the whole width of the deck." Allan was flung free, and was soon picked up by a life boat. He describes how the boat soon became perilously crowded. When another boat was located, survivors were shifted across. In due course his boat was rescued by the Flying Fish, and the survivors were brought to Queenstown. Beattie (whose first name is given as "Allen" in the NEW YORK TIMES list of survivors), writes his correspondent: "Mother is gone, and altho we have not heard of her I don't think that she can be alive." Beattie appears to have been one of the Lusitania survivors who were profoundly traumatized by the incident. He was rejected from military service because of poor eyesight and was reported to have suffered a series of breakdowns beginning in 1920, and was unable to hold steady employment. A remarkable, detailed narrative by a survivor of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 20th century, written in the immediate aftermath of the event, by a young man whose actions show proof of calmness in the tumult.

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        Il martirio. Raccolta di XII Xilografie originali e dirette. Uscito l'anno della guerra. Prezzo L. 5,00 preso l'autore. Viareggio

      Viareggio, Tip. Ciani, (1915) - Album in 4° oblungo cm. 50x35, br. orig. color verde con ill. xilografiche dell'A. (Il Martirio sulla prima di copertina e dati editoriali con figura alla seconda di copertina), legatura con corda verde. Contiene 12 xilografie impresse al recto, e come da prefazione dell'A. tratte dal suo quadro "La benedizione dei morti nel mare": La Bendizione dei morti in mare - La cattiva notizia - Il vicinato - Il ritorno - Particolare del ritorno - Il naufrago - La madre - Particolare del naufrago - L'attesa - L'offerta - La preghiera - (Madre con bambino) pag. della pref. Rara raccolta di Lorenzo Viani, con firma autografa dello stesso. Buon es.

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        Erde auf Erden.,

      Wien, Privatdruck 1915. - gr.-8°. 8 Bll., tlw unaufgeschn. Ogeh. Papierbed. gebräunt. Umschl. staubfl. EA. Raabe 282.6; Giebisch 430 - "Privatim als Manuskript gedruckt in 100 Exemplaren. Von der Zensurbehörde genehmigt" (Druckvermerk). - Nur diese erste Ausgabe enthält noch das Gedicht "Ekel vor Europa", das in der zweiten Ausgabe v. 1920 durch das Gedicht "Klagegesang 1915" ersetzt wurde. - Hugo Sonnenschein, 1890 in Gayo in der Nähe von Brünn geboren, war ein umtriebiger Autor mit Beziehungen zu Robert Musil, Franz Werfel und Leo Trotzki. Unter dem Pseudonym Sonka veröffentlichte er 20 expressionistische Lyrikbände, war Mitbegründer der kommunistischen Partei in der Tschechoslowakei. Nach seiner Befreiung aus Auschwitz war er mit der Führungsmannschaft seiner Partei in Moskau. In der Tschechoslowakei wurde er aus politischen Gründen verhaftet und starb am 20. Juli 1953 im Zuchthaus Mirov an Tuberkolose. Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Sonderangebot: Antiquariat Burgverlag bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 50% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 1500,00 EUR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Wien, Löwit 1915.. 8°. 5 Bll., 71 (2) S. farb. Textileinbd. d. Zt. In gutem Zustand. EA vgl. Wininger V, 3 - Perez (1852-1915), "einer der größten jiddischen Schriftsteller". Dieses Buch erschien im Todesjahr des Verfassers als erster Band der &#39;Jüdischen Liebhaber-Bibliothek&#39; in einer Auflage von 300 numerierten Exemplaren.

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, January 13th, 1915 - Field Marshal Von Der Goltz on Cover/Contribution By Aleister Crowley

      New York: The International Monthly. Stapled. 16 pages. Features: Great Britain&#39;s Paper Blockade of Germany and Austria-Hungary; Ships Seized and Detained by the British and French Authorities - a detailed list of the ships, their cargo, etc.; Alled Press Hysterical - young German reservists in New York accused of having obtained American passports by fraud; American Ships and British Arrogance - A Plain Statement of the Facts, the Law and the Precedents in the Issue Between the Governments of the United States and Great Britain, by William Bayard Hale; The Greatest Secret of German Progress, by Frank Koester; About the allegation of plagiariam against Count Bernstorff; Field Marshal Von Der Goltz; Buy American Goods; Hon. Joechoate Anti-German; Bringing Great Britain to Her Knees; Honesty is the Best Policy - Part 1 of 2, by Aleister Crowley; Interesting request for new advertisers - makes the case that neutral companies not avoid advertising in this publication; Stand Up and Meet the War - a poem by Wolcott Frederick; And more. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Openings along coverfold otherwise a sound copy. . Good. 1915. First Edition.

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        The Extra Day; Association Copy [Elizabeth Belloc's notated Copy, with Laid in signed Postcard from Algernon Blackwood to Belloc]

      MacMillan & Co., London 1915 - London: MacMillan & Co., 1915. First Edition, second state with 2 pages of ads. Laid in postcard from Blackwood to Elizabeth Belloc (daughter of Hilaire Belloc), signed by Blackwood. Association copy, that of Elizabeth Belloc, with her signature and annotations in pencil. Octavo, 358 pp. + ads. Blue cloth, decoratively blindstamped, gilt imprinting. Spine dulled but readable, some page edge soiling, substantially better than Very Good. A remarkably collectible copy of the first edition of seminal fantasy and horror author Algernon Blackwoods's The Extra Day, a tale involving time displacement and three young children. This unique copy belonged to Elizabeth Belloc, daughter of author Hilaire Belloc, and is signed in pencil by her on the flyleaf and dated April 27th, 1921. She has also penciled in a lengthy inscription in Latin on the rear free endpaper, with the cryptic comment, "[fa?]the way to Oxford, - April '21". Equally memorable is the laid-in postcard from Blackwood to Elizabeth Belloc, posted from Sannenmoseh (sic), Switzerland, in which he warmly speaks of a snowbound winter and notes that he's en route to Egypt. Blackwood, author of the such timeless horror stories as The Wendigo and The Willows, strongly influenced later genre greats such as H.P. Lovecraft, who said of Blackwood: ". Of the quality of Mr. Blackwood's genius there can be no dispute; for no one has even approached the skill, seriousness, and minute fidelity with which he records the overtones of strangeness in ordinary things and experiences, or the preternatural insight with which he builds up detail by detail the complete sensations and perceptions leading from reality into supernormal life or vision." Unique in this form. L-41n [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, July 14th, 1915 - William Randolph Hearst Cover Photo - He Led This Country Into One War - he Has Helped to Keep it Out of Another, Plus: The War of 1920 - 2nd Instalment

      The International Monthly, New York 1915 - 20 pages. Features: The Trade in the Tools of Death, by George Sylvester Viereck - an account of the tremendous development of the manufacture of munitions of war in the United States showing how this country, allegedly neutral, is helping to prolong the European conflict by furnishing firearms and explosive to the British Allies; Cartoon by A. Staehle shows the Prince of Peace coming out of Bethlehem, Palestine, and hell going out of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in the form of munitions on railcars; White List - A list of some companies what have refused to manufacture arms and ammunition and ammunition-related manufacturing machinery; Money From Death - a partial list of American companies engaged in the manufacture of munitions of war; Victory - In Battle and in Balkan Diplomacy; The War of 1920 - 2nd Instalment; The Ocean Travelers' Suicide Club; Arm the German Ships in New York Harbor; The Cleveland Automatic Company and the New York Times - poison shrapnel being provided to the Allies; Mr. Pulitzer in Looking-Glass Land - he seems to exist in a land where everything is the reverse of the truth; The Verdict - Guilty! - England on the Witness Stand; Spring's Awakening in Berlin, by Louis Viereck; Ad for Kaffee Hag on back cover; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Covers loose but present, otherwise a sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Is Golf too Easy? A Suggestion.

      London [ca. 1915-20] - Framed size: 425 x 365 mm Size: 360 x 290 mm Excellent condition. Ink on paper. René Bulll was born to an French mother and an English father in Dublin. He furthered his studies in Paris where he decided to pursue a career in illustration and drawing. Bull initially covered the main conflicts of his time like the Armenian Massacres, the Greco-Turkish Wars and the Boer War. He became a founder member alongside Cecil Aldin of the London Sketch Club. He illustrated Carmen, the Russian Ballets in a series of popular postcards and The Arabian Nights amongst other books.

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        THE TRAIL OF THE HAWK [signed by Lewis]: A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life.

      Harper & Brothers (1915), NY - pp: (iii), 408, (1); color frontispiece by Norman Rockwell, tissue guard. First printing with "Published September 1915" and code H-P on copyright page. Bound in gilt-stamped blue cloth; spine dull. Lacking the dust jacket as usual, else in clean, sound condition. 7.5" x 5" Author's second book. Inscribed and signed on the front free-endpaper: "To C.R. Crowell from a fellow suffragist--and a fellow book-seller / Sinclair Lewis / NY Oct. 25, 1915." [C.R. Crowell ran the Doubleday Page bookshop at Penn Station in New York City.] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bittersweet

      Grant Richards, London 1915 - First edition. Original blue-green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Positive review of the book from *Punch* affixed to front fly, corners a little bumped, about very good lacking the dustrwapper. Inscribed by the author to his wife: "Madeleine with her husband's love." A novel of a London merchant on a six-weeks holiday who meets a French dancer. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        NEW POEMS BY ARCHIBALD RUTLEDGE

      Self Published, Mercersburg, Pa, 1915 - 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; Inscribed by the author to his friend (Professor) H. M. J. Klein, a Pennsylvania author and historian, dated 1916. Author's 5th book, but his scarce 3rd book of poetry. A later bi-fold about Rutledge is laid in (ca. 1934) Contents clean and tight, binding rubbed and spine chipped. Quite scarce, especially signed. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A History of Persia in Two Volumes

      Macmillan and Co., Limited, London 1915 - 8vo. 2 volumes, First Edition. c.p. with 7 folding maps including 2 in rear pockets, with handsome woodcut bookplates of a phoenix arising from flames in a nest. Commissioned by Alexandria Baillie and executed by T.Sturge Moore in 1915. teg, light foxing on foredges and light foxing on end papers, light sporadic foxing margins maps, pages lightly browned, light browning of maps in pockets, very good in original blue decorative cloth gilt, light wear, spines lightly faded, very good. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Art of the Moving Picture

      New York: Macmillan Company. 1915. First. First edition. Cloth professionally restored at the spine ends, white painted background on the front board mostly rubbed away, corners rounded a bit, a very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. A significant association copy, Inscribed: "To Susan E. Wilcox with acknowledgement of a thousand unpayable indebtednesses -- one of which is that she read this book in manuscript from end to end and helped me in all the final patching -- when her own affairs were all too numerous for her. Vachel Lindsay. Dec. 9, 1915. Springfield, Illinois." Beside the inscription is a little drawing of a potted plant captioned "A Daisy For Thee." There are several pencil notes about the text on the rear pastedown, in an unknown hand, presumably that of Wilcox. Wilcox was Lindsay&#39;s English teacher at Springfield High School, and to whom (according to his biographer Edgar Lee Masters): "he was attached for life, calling her his best and most understanding friend," and who was probably the first and greatest influence on him as a poet. While Lindsay was both a generous signer, and not averse to penning flowery inscriptions, truly significant associations are not common. The poet&#39;s interesting take on the current and future motion picture scene, including a chapter on "California and America." .

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        My Army, O My Army

      Tyrrells, Sydney 1915 - Cover and loose colour insert by Norman Lindsay. Special Limited Edition of 250. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is foxed. Moderate foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Illustrator: Norman Lindsay. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Australia; 1900-1920; Australian Literature; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8962. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Votes for Women Playing Cards

      New York: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company. [ND but ca. 1915]. "Votes for Women" Playing cards, a complete deck including the joker, box opened but cards lightly used. 53 cards (52 + joker) in original purple decorative box. 2 1/4" x 3 1/2". Cards in original glassine inside box; box shows some rubbing and soiling, has minor tears at top of opening with remnant of revenue tax stamp, original glassine wrapper around cards inside box lightly rumpled and chipped, preserved with additional wrap around of mylar. A complete deck as issued, and quite unusual thus. Each card repeats the image on the box in purple, black and white of lady justice holding balanced scales against a rising sun (motif often used by suffragists, especially in New York) on the back of the card.The joker has the lady justice image on both sides. The Ace of Spades has a superb decorative emblem of the herald figure blowing a trumpet with the legend "Votes for Women". Housed in custom-made purple box. &#11; The NAWSA sold decks of playing cards with several different designs and colors for the benefit of their association. Their use of common household items, like playing cards, to further their cause, was a masterstroke of public relations. The colors purple, white and green originated with the Women&#39;s Social and Political Union in the British suffrage movement to symbolize loyalty, purity and hope. The use of these colors was transferred to the American scene by Harriot Stanton Blatch (daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton) after returning from her work with Emmeline, Christable and Sylvia Pankhurst, leaders of the militant suffrage movement in England. The use of the colors purple, white and green was concentrated primarily in New York where Blatch set up her own, more radical, suffrage organization, The Women&#39;s Political Union. These colors also were used in the neighboring states of New Jersey and Connecticut. As these states had strong suffrage organizations, these colors also became symbolic along with the more traditional American color, gold. Complete decks of cards are rare, although single examples turn up with some frequency. This set, in the original box, clearly has stayed together since issue in 1915- 16!&#11;In Selling Suffrage, Margaret Finnegan makes several key points about the use of suffrage goods in the drive to win the vote for women. She points out that the early (pre-1910) use of commodities sent a message of defiant unity and confidence, while after 1910, the goods legitimized the movement. Further, they neutralized fears and anxieties about the effects of votes for women by making the goods themselves less threatening. The playing cards are a fine example of this. Not the least of their effects, the goods raised money for the movement. Finnegan, Selling Suffrage, pp. 111-139.

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        VOTES FOR WOMEN WINDOW HANGER.

      Mass. Woman Suffrage Assn., Nov. 2 [1915., Boston: - Die-stamped metal window hanger, of a blue bird, 12" long from top of head to end of the yellow tail, 3-1/2" wide across breast. With stamp and insignia of Lithographers of America at lower left corner of tail. "Votes for Women Nov. 2" in black along gold ground (birds under belly and tail). "Mass. Woman Suffrage Assn. Gertrude H. Leonard Theresa A. Crowley" in black along outside edge of bird's tail. The bird is on a black perch, facing left, head turning right with beak open. There is soiling and some discoloration to the lower portion of the blue body, and a little rust to the margin. There are four pin holes where the bird was attached to a shade. An extremely colorful piece of ephemera. This piece was part of the advertising campaign to pass suffrage in four eastern states: "The four eastern suffrage referendum campaigns conducted during 1915 constituted a showdown unlike anything that had gone before. New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania had been home to the great pioneers of the woman's rights movement; New Jersey women had been the first in the United States to vote, for a brief period in the nineteenth century. All four were industrial states with large populations, of prime political importance. If these states, or some, or even one of them, could carry for woman suffrage, the national situation would be drastically affected"[Flexner, p. 270]. All four lost.

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        WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE "VOTES FOR WOMEN" SASH

      1915 - WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE "VOTES FOR WOMEN" SASH. Ca. 1915. This sash measures 24 1/2" x 4". "VOTES FOR WOMEN" in black on a white background with thick yellow borders. It is likely from the 1915 Empire State Campaign. Very scarce in this size and in exceptionally clean condition.

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        The Sea-Hawk (Sea Hawk)

      London: Martin Secker. 1915. First. First edition. Some modest spotting to the boards, lettering rubbed but easily readable, a near very good copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. Along with Captain Blood and Scaramouche, one of a trio of swashbuckling novels that helped to define the genre. This was the basis for one of the great silent adventure films, directed in 1924 by Frank Lloyd and featuring Milton Sills as the Sea Hawk, with Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Wallace MacDonald, Marc McDermott, and Wallace Beery. Also well-known is the 1940 Michael Curtiz swashbuckler with Errol Flynn, which kept the Sabatini title but used an original story-line loosely based on the exploits of Sir Francis Drake and modified to draw obvious parallels to England on the verge of WWII. .

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        Sam Steele. Original Signed Studio Portrait.

      Campbell's, Winnipeg - 1915. (Photograph) Very good. Original Photograph tipped into studio folder glassine guard. Folder: 10 7 / 8" X 6 1 / 4" Image: 6 9 / 16" X 3 3 / 8". Original Signed Studio Portrait Col. Sam Steele. Signed: S B Steele 5th Jan 1915 Samuel Benfield Steele 1851 - 1919. Handwritten on reverse by Harwood Steele, Son of Sam Steele: "17" Col. S B Steele 'Staff in Blue' Winnipeg 1914" Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO (January 5, 1851 &#150; January 30, 1919) was a famous member of the North West Mounted Police.He joined the local militia as a teenager and fought against the Fenians at the Battle of Ridgeway. He was sent west first to fight the Red River Rebellion of Louis Riel, but arrived after the Métis had surrendered. Steele had long been fascinated by the west, devouring the works of James Fenimore Cooper in his youth. He was especially interested in the First Nations, and spent his time in the west learning from them and the Metis. However he was recalled from Manitoba and based in Fort Henry in Kingston for the next few years.He was chosen to be one of the first members of the NWMP, being only the third officer sworn in. In 1873 he returned to Fort Garry with the new force and was put in charge of drilling the new recruits. Over the next few years he crisscrossed the prairies, before being assigned to NWMP headquarters to train new recruits.In 1881 he was assigned to meet with Sitting Bull, who fresh from defeating General Custer had moved into Canada and was demanding land for his people. Steele and a few officers met them and reached a peaceful agreement. This action won Steele great acclaim in the newspapers of the United States and was the beginning of his role as a public figure.In the North-West Rebellion Steele was dispatched with a small force. Missing the Battle of Batoche Steele and his force were sent to move against the last rebel force lead by Chief Big Bear. Steele and his two dozen Mounties defeated Big Bear's force at Loon Lake in the last battle ever fought on Canadian territory. The contributions of the NWMP to putting down the rebellion went largely ignored and unrewarded, to Steele's great annoyance. Steele spent the next ten years assigned to Fort McLeod, and at age 41 married Maria Harwood, eventually the couple had three children.In 1898 he was sent north to the Yukon to succeed Charles Constantine with policing during the Klondike Gold Rush. Initially, he was in charge of the customs posts at the Chilkoot Pass and White Pass, where he created the rule that no one would be allowed to enter without a ton of goods. Steele and his force made the Klondike Gold Rush into one of the most orderly events of its kind in history and made the police force famous around the world, which ensured its survival at a critical time when the force's dissolution was being debated in parliament.In 1900 he was second in command in Lord Strathcona's Horse, a Canadian light cavalry unit sent to South Africa during the Boer war and did so with distinction. Steele, however, disliked greatly what he was ordered to do by the British, which included burning towns and moving the populace to concentration camps.Steele was knighted in 1918 and was made a Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, and Member of the Royal Victorian Order.Canada's fifth tallest mountain, Mount Steele, is named after him. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Song of the Lark

      Houghton Mifflin 1915 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy in the ORIGINAL cloth. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Willa Cather First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kinder- und Hausmärchen gesammelt durch die Brüder Grimm. Vollständige Ausgabe. Mit einem Titelbilde von Ludwig Emil Grimm, acht farbigen Bildern von Heinrich Vogeler-Worpswede, drei Bildnissen, sowie einer Einleitung von Heinrich Wolgast.

      Hesse & Becker, Leipzig o.J. (ca. 1915),. 882 S. Farbig ill. Leinenband. Sehr seltenes Märchenbuch. Neteler 145.1. Sehr seltene Erstausgabe mit den Vogeler-Illustrationen. Die angegebenen drei Porträts verteilen sich auf zwei Schwarzweiß-Abbildungen in der Einleitung von Wolgast. Sehr zarte Farbgebung bei den Jugendstil-Märchenillustrationen. Ein Großteil der Auflage wurde zerstört. *Einband vom Buchbinder unter Verwendung des originalen Einbandes restauriert. *Einband und Kanten berieben, Schnitt fleckig. Widmung von alter Hand auf Vorsatz. Mit mäßigen Lesespuren.

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        BIBLIOFILIA. Recull d'Estudis, Observacions, Comentaris y Noticies sobre llibres en general y sobre qüestions de llengua y literatura catalanes en particular. Volum segon.

      - Barcelona, 1915-1920, 22x29, 645 págs con 540 ilustr., láminas, algunas en color. Encuadernado en cartoné de época. Espléndida edición de esta miscelánea bibliográfico-crítica, redactada por Miquel i Planas, singular aportación a la historia de la literatura catalana, "sin disputa las más notable en este género salida de las prensas catalanas" (Palau, 171351). Al interés del texto se suma una bella presentación, ricamente ilustrada, acompañada de un gran número de láminas con facsímiles de páginas y portadas, o reproduciendo vistosas encuadernaciones. Al final doble página con las letras del abecedario dibujadas expresamente por Joan d'Ivory para la publicación. La obra completa son 2 volúmenes ofrecemos sólo el volumen segundo. (38081).

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        Group of 24 snapshot, silver prints, probably taken by the Prince of Wales

      [Windsor, august, 1915] - Includes: Princess Mary (4); the Hon. Sybil "Portia" Cadogan (2); Prince Henry with the same; Princess Mary with the Hon. Sybil Cadogan and others (2); George V with the Hon. Harry Stonor and Lord Milner, Frogmore Gardens; Princess Mary with Mrs. Sneyd and the Hon. Harry Stoner; George V, Queen Mary, and Princess Mary, inscribed by the Prince of Wales, "Mama Papa Mary"; Princess Mary and Queen Mary, inscribed by the Prince of Wales, "Mary, Mama," and on the reverse, "Windsor Aug 1915 on the castle terrace" Folio. 24 gelatin silver prints, many being enlarged duplicates, some later; captioned in type, some captioned on rear in Edward's hand.

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        Souvenirs d'Henri Jaworski (né le 26 mars 1887), tombé glorieusement pour la défense de la Patrie le 2 Juin 1915 [ Extraordinaire et émouvant lot de documents, correspondance, livret militaire, permis de conduire, relatifs à la carrière militaire et à la mort d'Henri Jaworski, dans une coffret brodé à son nom ] Dont une L.A.S. de condoléances du philosophe Lucien Laberthonnière

      1915 - Livret Militaire d'Henri Antoine Jaworski, né le 26 mars 1887, classe 1907, titulaire d'un baccalauréat es Sciences, breveté vélocipédiste et chef de section, très bon tireur récompensé du cro de chasse en drap (livret très abîmé avec mq) / Permis de conduire : Certificat de Capacité valable pour la conduite des voitures à pétrole, délivré le 11/09/1912 / Carnet de la 2e 1/2 section rédigé par le Sergent Jaworski : avec les noms, classes, grades, matricules, campements, outils et professions de ses hommes / 6 Sauf-conduits datés de 1914 et 1915 pour déplacements à Lisieux et de Lisieux à Paris / Plus de 80 lettres (la plupart de sa main, quelques-unes en copie) rédigées par Henri Jaworski de septembre 1914 au 2 juin 1915 (dernière lettre en partie rédigée, le jour de son décès) / L.A.S. d'Auguste Pommier (enveloppe jointe), sous-officier de la 11e Cie du 39 Régt d'Infanterie, datée de 5 mai 1915, adressée au parents d'Henri : Il se réjouit d'apprendre la nomination de son ami au grade de Sous-Lieutenant ; il les remercie également d'avoir accepter de prendre son épouse à leur service / Lettre datée de Maroeuil, le 4 juin 1915, du Sergent-Fourrier David, adressée au parents d'Henri pour leur apprendre le tragique décès de leur fils, mort au combat / Demande de Renseignements du Bureau de Renseignement du Ministère de la Guerre : Dde de confirmation de décès d'Henri Jaworski /Emouvante L.A.S. de la maman d'Henri Jaworski, datée du 29 mai 1915 et manifestement récupérée sur le cadavre de son fils. / Série d'une vingtaine de L.A.S. et de copie de lettres des parents d'Henri Jaworski adressées à leur fils, dont de très émouvantes missives rédigées à son attention après le 2 juin 1915, jour de son décès sur le front / L.A.S. et même lettre dactylographiée de David, sergent-fourrier CHR du 319e relatant à la mère d'Henri Jaworski les circonstances de sa mort, lors de la reprise pour la 3ème fois d'une tranchée allemande / L.A.S de Nestor Derroussent, compagnon d'arme d'Henri Jaworski, exposant aux parents de la victime les circonstances de sa mort. / Lot de 38 lettres, télégrammes ou pneumatiques de condoléances adressés aux parents d'Henri Jaworski dont une belle L.A.S. (à en-tête des Annales de Philosophie Chrétienne) du père Lucien Laberthonnière : "Madame, J'ai appris l'affreux malheur qui vous a frappée. Il s'ajoute, hélas ! à des malheurs sans nombre et semblables qui nous frappent tous les uns après les autres. J'ai trop connu votre fils, et je me suis trop intéressé à lui pour n'être pas cruellement ému de savoir que lui aussi est tombé là-bas comme tant d'autres. Je prends très vivement part à votre peine. Mort glorieuse que celle-là et qui sera féconde. Mais en même temps que c'est là une consolation, combien c'est triste de songer à cette jeunesse emportée brutalement en pleine force et en pleine vie. En même temps que je prie de tout mon coeur pour votre jeune enfant, je demande à Dieu de vous donner le courage et la résignation." / Avec quelques photos des parents, et 2 photos d'Henri et de son frère Georges, diverses lettres et documents relatifs au sergent Henri Jaworski, dont une étonnante lettre dactylographiée adressée, en réponse par le père d'Henri Jaworski à un ancien condisciple d'Henri à l'Ecole Massillon (Quai des Célestins, Paris) : "Il m'est doux d'apprendre qu'il y a tout de même quelqu'un dans votre maison qui dans l'Elève chassé de son Ecole quinze jours avant ses examens, pour avoir lu le Journal l'Auto en étude, avait reconnu qu'il été doué de certaines qualités" Extraordinaire ensemble documentaire qui nous plonge dans le quotidien d'un jeune caporal, puis sergent et enfin sous-lieutenant, fils du maire du Mesnil-Simon (Calvados) et héritier d'une manufacture parisienne de boutons (sise au 83 Faubourg du Temple, à Paris). On y retrouve toute l'abondante correspondance entretenue par le jeune homme avec ses parents, de septembre 1914 à fin avril 1915 ; il y décrit dans le détail la guerre de tranchée, a [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Fifty Years in Wall Street

      New York: Irving Publishing Company, 1915. Hard Cover. Good /Business. This is a good hardcover copy of the book, with green boards and gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Light wear, rubbing, and soiling to covers. Binding in front and back is cracking a little, but still solid. A few pages have marking, small tears, and moisture marks. Mylar-protected. Not ex-library. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Business; Inventory No: 012074.

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        THE RETURN OF TARZAN

      Grosset & Dunlap, NY 1915 - INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS. "To -- with all good wishes, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzana, Aug 23, 1937." An early reprint edition in full red cloth, black title to cover and spine, with green top-edge stain. Decorations by J. Allen St. John. 365 pages with publisher's ads at the rear. A clean and bright unmarked copy. In a supplied facsimile dust jacket. [search our listings for other Edgar Rice Burroughs titles] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Victory

      Metuen & Co. (1915), London - A very clean, bright, and solid copy of the first English edition. Published in September of 1915 in an impression of 8000 copies, including Canadian and Colonial export editions. Last page of ads dated 8/15/15. Some pages in the middle of the book remain uncut. 'Methuen's Popular Novels' pamphlet laid in. Original red cloth brightly lettered in gilt on the spine. The author's Preface, included in this UK edition, was not present in the US edition. The dust jacket has been professionally cleaned and been gently and beautifully restored. An exceptionally nice copy of this very scarce volume. Walter E. Smith, pp 64-67. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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