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        IMMORTALIAMO LA VITA

      SESTO S. GIOVANNI: CASA EDITRICE MADELLA, 1915. BROSSURA. BUONO. 13 20. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Guerra sola igiene del mondo

      Edizioni futuriste di Poesia,, Milano, 1915 - Cm. 19,5 x 17, pp. 157 (5). Bross. orig. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Una dedica occultata al piatto anteriore (verosimilmente dell'autore). Edizione assai rara, parzialmente originale. al piatto posteriore menzione di Ottavo migliaio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        A CHRISTMAS CAROL Limited Edition

      London : WILLIAM HEINEMANN, 1915 SIGNED Copy by Artist.Full VELLUM Boards with gilt titles and decorations to spine and front panel. 295x240mm approx. Top Edge gilt. Uncut fore and bottom edges. 148pp. Illustrated end papers. Frontis. Tipped on colour plate on Charcoal heavy paper + 11 others all with their captioned tissue guards and all other black and white line drawings as called for. No. 257 of the limited edition of 525 copies signed by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. VG (NB - The book has been pulled and completely rebound by us with the original boards re -lined, the vellum washed, new ribbon ties affixed; some of the pages of the book block which were damp affected have been washed and re sized and the sheets re- sewn on three tapes and the original illustrated end papers re-laid. No previous owner name or insc. The book had been allowed to become very damp damaged and whilst the work done has resulted in this highly collectible book being saved such that it will provide years of service and enjoyment to subsequent owners, the vellum remains marked to the front board seemingly from a brown leather tome and has significant damp mottling to the rear panel. The later remains an imperfection and for that reason the book is offered at a realistic price to provide an opportunity to purchase a sought after book which seldom becomes available.NB the restoration work is such that there is no musty odour or foxing and the vellum although still stained is smooth to the touch and not offensive in any other way. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: booksonlinebrighton]
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        The Thirty-Nine Steps - true first issue

      London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1915. A first edition, first printing published by William Blackwood and Sons in 1915. A very good+ (or better) book with a very small bookseller's stamp to the the top of the front pastedown. Some rubbing to thespinetips and corners. A little splitting to the prelims. A remarkably clean and bright copy, complete with the two pages of adverts to the rear.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Salute to Adventurers.

      Thomas Nelson, London., N.D. [1915]. First edition. Octavo. Surprisingly uncommon. A 397-page novel.Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: ''Bill Cecil from John Buchan - July 1915''. The recipient has made an ownership inscription below this. He may have been the Bishop of Exeter.Rear hinge cracked. Text block cocked. Ink stain to lower half of front joint. Good.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Photograph album including 20 images of a drug store

      New England (based on some of the products showing in the images), 1915. Album. Very good. This 10.5" x 7" album contains approximately 135 photographs (ranging in size from .5" x .75" to 4,25" to 3.25"). Some in corner mounts and some glued. The pages and photos are in nice shape; a few have creases. The album is soundly bound with minor wear. The images include about 20 photos of the inside of a drug store showing a · Variety of products and advertising for Coca-Cola, Colgate, Sutols Tooth Powder, Harvard and other brands of cigars, Beech-Nut Chewing Gum, Fan Tan Chewing Gum, Cherry Smash, Curran & Joyce Ginger Ale · Soda fountain with advertising (ice cream sodas, college ices, Jersey Ice Cream), · Large National League baseball-player doll, and · Boxes of once-cent matches, boxes of potato chips, pipes, a large display of Easter candy, racks of postcards, a cash register, cabinets filled with bottle and jars, etc. There are about 25 photographs of a family vacation to Florida, probably in the Jupiter-Palm Beach area as one of the photos includes what appears to be the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse. Other photos show swimming, bicycling, sailing, and strolling along the beach. One photo is of two young African-American boys. Four photos show lots of men and women in athletic wear: white bloomers and blouses for the women and white shirts (with black bow ties), white pants, and white hats for the men. Two are posed group photos, one show a very large group performing mass calisthenics, and one shows a man using the parallel bars. Three photos show young women in white riding bloomers carrying crops, and three photos show a young man in costume as an obese priest. The remainder of the photos show typical family scenes.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Past and Present of Greene County Missouri Early and Recent History and Genealogical Records of Many of the Representative Citizens, Volumes I-II

      Indianapolis: A. W. Bowen, 1915. Leather_bound. Fair. Two volume set. Marbled boards with leather bound spine and corners which are worn on both volumes. Volume I has the rear cover detached and the hinges are weak on Vol. II. Bindings are intact and reasonably tight on both.

      [Bookseller: West of Denver Books]
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        Manuscript Trench Diary by a soldier who lost his leg in the Somme Dec 1915 Dec 1916

      Autograph Manuscript Diary ("H. S. Hopcraft, K. S. L. I., 69 Ladbroke Grove, Holland Park, London"), 77 x 104mm. London, Staff College Camberley, Bournemouth and France (including the Somme), late December 1915 to end of 1916 (daily until 12 July, then a break until 8 August and sporadically thereafter until the end of the year).Original burgundy leather with some wear and scuffing, also to the tongue. Some cracking at the hinges and a slight loss to the spine, but overall in good order. With a recent copy of a photo showing officers of the 7th (Service) Battalion of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Savrola

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. Sevenpenny Library edition. Hardcover. This is the first state of the 1915 Hodder & Stoughton “Sevenpenny Library Edition” of Churchill's third book and only novel, extremely scarce thus in the strikingly illustrated dust jacket. This is an aesthetically pleasing little book measuring 6.625 inches tall by 4.5 inches wide (17 x 11.5 cm), bound in a decorated bright red embossed cloth, and with a frontispiece illustration. Worn and soiled copies are not uncommon, but since the edition was small, fragile, and printed on cheap paper, collector-worthy copies have become scarce. Scarcer still is the illustrated dust jacket, the front panel of which features a four-color reproduction of the frontispiece on a red background; in recent decades, we have seen only a tiny handful of copies ever offered on the world market and infer that precious few survive. In 1998, Richard Langworth (A Connoisseur's Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill) wrote: "Presence of the evocative jacket turns this rather ordinary book into a collector treasure." We quite agree. This scarce jacketed example is very good plus in its original dust jacket. The red cloth binding is bright, lightly sunned and soiled only at the spine ends and the upper edge of the front cover, corresponding to dust jacket losses. The contents are inevitably age-toned, but otherwise clean, with trivial spotting confined to the endpapers and page edges. Differential toning to the endpapers corresponds with the dust jacket flaps, corroborating that this copy has spent life jacketed. First state is confirmed by absence of the “1915” publication date on the title page. The sole previous ownership mark is an inked name and First World War date of “February 1916” on the front free endpaper. The mull is firmly intact beneath a cosmetic split to the endpapers at the rear pastedown that does not affect binding integrity. The dust jacket is worn, with a strip loss up to 1 cm in depth along the upper spine and upper front panel, as well as wear and loss along the front flap fold, upper rear corner, and lower spine, as well as modest spine toning and a bit of red staining on the rear panel adjacent to the rear hinge. Nonetheless, the signature front panel illustration remains bright and intact. The jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. The year during the First World War when this edition was published was a momentous time for Churchill, which saw him busy writing history, not fiction. In 1915 he was the wartime First Lord of the Admiralty, but after the disaster in the Dardanelles he was scapegoated by his peers and his Prime Minister and forced out of the Cabinet. Churchill would go from the Cabinet to the Front, serving as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches, before being exonerated by war's end and returning to the Government. Although Savrola was Churchill's third published book, it was actually the first book he undertook and the second he completed. When Savrola was first published in 1900, a very young Churchill was exuberant about publication. He would later make deprecating comments about the work. In his 1930 autobiography he wrote, "I have consistently urged my friends to abstain from reading it [Savrola]." However, his mixed feelings about his only novel did not keep Churchill from writing a foreword to a new edition in 1956, in which he said: "The preface to the first edition in 1900 submitted the book 'with considerable trepidation to the judgment or the clemency of the public.' The intervening fifty-five years have somewhat dulled though certainly not changed my sentiments on this point." Irrespective of Churchill's feelings about his book and his limitations as a novelist, this novel certainly provides insight into the early perspective and sentiment of the then very young Churchill. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.6.a, Woods A3(d), Langworth p.44.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        A Boy's Will

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 63 p. First American edition, first printing of Robert Frost's first book ("Aind" on last line of page 14 instead of "And") in a printing of 750 copies.***DESCRIPTION: Blue linen with gilt rectangle on front enclosing title and author in gilt lettering, gilt lettering and rules on the spine, plain endpapers, publisher's device on title page; pagination: (i)-x, 11-63, followed by statement of printing ("Certain of these poems are reprinted by courteous permission from: -The Forum, The Independent, The Companion").***CONDITION: Overall very good+, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, straight corners with a minimum of rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings. The head of the spine has some fraying, the tail of the spine is lightly rubbed, there is moderate fading along edges. Glassine dust jacket shows only modest rubbing and minor darkening along spine.***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details.***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        THE STORY OF BRITISH PRISONERS. FIRST EDITION. RARE ORIGINAL FIRST WORLD WAR PAMPHLET

      London ;- The Central Committee for National Patriotic Organizations. May 1915 - A NEAR FINE EXAMPLE ! Slim Crown 8vo. (32)pp. Pamphlet. "Price One Penny." Extremely Scarce item. (Green and Gibson C19)

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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        Doctor Syn:

      London: Thomas Nelson and Sons,, 1915. A Tale of the Romney Marsh. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, white lettered on front cover, grey endpapers (front free endpaper renewed). Spine slightly rolled and toned, a few marks to covers. extremities a little rubbed, a few gatherings a little proud; front panel of original jacket on front pastedown. First edition, first impression, in the presumed first binding with the spine lettered in gilt. The author's first book - a swashbuckling tale of brandy and tobacco smuggling set in the badlands of 18th century Kent. Interestingly ODNB fails to mention that Russell Thorndike (1885-1972) - brother of Dame Sybil - adapted Doctor Syn for his "smuggling melodrama" of the same name, staged at the Lyceum in 1927; perhaps because of his use of "Thorndyke" and not "Thorndike" (a parallel with "Syn" and "Sin"). Institutionally this is curiously uncommon: Copac locates Cambridge only among British and Irish institutional libraries; OCLC adds just four worldwide (New York Public Library, Bowling Green, Kent State, Wisconsin).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LES FUGITIFS

      1915 - .c. 1915. Woodcut. Saunier 534. Signed and numbered in pencil. From an edition of 50. In fine condition Image: 13 x 22. Margins:18 x 25 1/2.  

      [Bookseller: L'Estampe Originale ABAA/ILAB-LILA]
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        Eastern Turkey in Asia. Baghdad. Sheet 39.

      London, Printed at the War Office, January, 1915. Folding lithographic map printed in black and green with red line colouring, linen-backed, measuring 65 x 82 cm; minor light spotting, title printed onto linen-backing; provenance: early pencil inscription in the margin, reading This map belonged to Sir Charles Berry Cusack-Smith who commanded a R.A. unit in Mesopotamia, later he was a governor of Brighton College. First printing to show the Baghdad Railway of this very rare small-scale map of the area surrounding Baghdad, based on Sir W. Willcock's surveys published in Simla in 1913 in Report of a Tour in Turkish Arabia, Kurdistan etc, by Mr. Lorimer, Political Resident in Baghdad and others. The map indicates the surface of the deserts surrounding the Iraqi capital, gives details such as Mud walls partly destroyed, historic landmarks, traces of ancient canals. The map also shows a trunk of the unfinished Baghdad Railway leading Northwest towards Tikrit. Francis Richard Maunsell had been in the Middle East since the late 1880s and published in the RGS, as well as a few monographs on Kurdistan, oil and the Hejaz Railway.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        MOSCOW, RUSSIA: [PLAN’’ GORODA MOSKV’I / MAP OF THE CITY MOSCOW].

      Lithograph in colour, originally dissected in 30 segments and mounted on linen (Very Good, slightly age-toned and water-stained in folds, tiny loss of image in folds, otherwise in a good condition) 98 x 80 cm (38.6 x 31.5 inches). - Petrograd (Saint Petersburg): Cartographic Establishment of A. Ilyin [circa 1915]. A colourful folding map of Moscow in Cyrillic Script, was printed in Saint Petersburg on the eve of the Russian Revolution. - The colourful folding map shows Moscow with all the important buildings and tram lines, which were by 1912 almost completely run on electricity. The map was published by The Cartographic Establishment of A. Ilyin in Moscow. The publishing house was founded in 1859 by Alexey Afinogenovich Ilyin (1832-1889) and Vladimir Poltoratsky (1830-1886). First named after both founders Chromolithography of Poltoratsky, Ilyin and Co., the firm changed its name to The Cartographic Establishment of A. Ilyin after Poltoratsky’s departure in 1864. In 1886, After Alexey Afinogenovich’s death, the firm was taken over by his son Alexey Alexeevich Ilyin (1857-1942). The map is not dated, but was probably made between 1914 and 1917, as the place of publication is noted as Petrograd, a name of Saint Petersburg from 1914 to 1924. The Russian Revolution started in October 1917.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Souvenir of Moscow]. Souvenir de Moscou, Vues panoramiques & Monuments.

      c. 1915 - Oblong folio (170 by 220mm.). Brown cloth boards, worn, covers split, lettered in gilt in French with printed border decorations, 24 silver gelatin prints prints (160 by 210mm.), all in good condition with good tonal range, pasted on orginal card with number, title, and photographer's credit printed in French. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Der Krieg zur See 1914 - 1918 - Der Handelskrieg mit U-Booten - 1.- 3. Band in 3 Büchern KOMPLETT!

      1. Band: Vorgechichte. 2. Band: Februar bis September 1915. 3. Band: Oktober 1915 bis Januar 1917. Gebundene Ausgabe, illustrierte Original-Halbleineneinband, 269 + 299 + 400, Karten, In Band 2 + 3 Widmung der Offiziere der Offiziermesse Wolf (Torpedobbot) an ihren Kommandanten - guter und kompletter Zustand - 1932, 1933 und 1934. (C2082)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Cui Zifan Artbooks(Chinese Edition) CUI ZI FAN HUA JI

      People s Art Publishing House. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: People s Fine Arts Publishing House. Cui Zifan. formerly known as Century Club. the word child norm. male. Han nationality. Laiyang County (now Lacey County). March 1915 students. young hi painting. secondary school art teacher Zhang Zilian advice by laying a good foundation. 1978 work thinning of leaves and the top of Dan Crane on display at the China Art Gallery was collected into the People s Fine Arts Publishing House Select Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        The Scarlet Plague

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915. First Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good +/No Jacket. Gordon Grant. 182 Pp + 5 Pp Ads At Rear. Plum Red Cloth, Stamped In Red And Yellow, Gilt Lettering On Spine. First Printing, One Of Only 5105 Copies. Near Fine, Slight Rubbing At Corners, Slight Fading To Spine Cloth, Hinges Tight, No Fraying, Gilt Spine Lettering Complete And Brilliant, No Names Or Marks.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF ELBERT HUBBARD. "Author's Edition."

      East Aurora: The Roycroft Shop, 1908-1915. 20 volumes (complete), quartos, original 3/4 leather and grayish green boards, various paginations (about 300+ pages per volume), illustrated. Volume 1 rear board detached, but present, volume 2 joints splitting, volume 5 with 3" of lower spine portion lost, volume 8 with small chip to spine head, volume 14 with 1" lost from top of spine, volume 16 spine foot chipped, the rest of the books show minor to moderate scuffing, though no loss of binding material as noted to other volumes. Texts are all very fine: entirely free of fading, discoloration, previous owner markings, etc. Tissue guards over some plates show offsetting from plate image. A beautifully printed work on fine paper. Decorative initials throughout designed by Dard Hunter. All volumes signed "Elbert Hubbard" on limitiation pages. Each copy hand-numbered "500" of 1000 sets. Good.

      [Bookseller: Chanticleer Books, ABAA]
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        The Valley of Fear.

      1915 - Smith Elder & Co. 1915. 8vo., original red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. With a frontispiece by Frank Wiles. Spine very slightly sunned, a little spotting to edges, neat small booklabel to front pastedown, otherwise a very bright, fresh copy, rarely found thus, housed in red morocco backed fall-down-back box. First U.K. edition, issued 3 months after the U.S. edition. The fourth and final full length Sherlock Holmes novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        1914 & Other Poems.

      London Sidgwick & Jackson 1915 - First edition, 8vo., frontispiece portrait of author, spare spine label tipped-in at the rear, light browning to endpapers, small booksellers label to rear paste-down, publisher's blue-black cloth, paper spine label printed in red and black, a fine copy, preserved in a folding chemise and custom slip-case. Only 1000 copies were printed, published on 16th June 1915 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Untitled [English Village Scene]

      Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd, London 1915 - Original poster. Color lithograph. 40 x 25 inches. This poster features an illustration of an idyllic English village scene. Villagers sit beneath large trees on the grass in front of a church. They are surrounded by cottages with thatched roofs. The text at the top indicates the motivational nature of the poster, reminding the viewer what they were fighting for. It reads: "The Underground Railways of London, knowing how many of their passengers are now engaged on important business in France and other parts of the world, send out this reminder of home." Beneath the image is printed the poem "A Wish" by Samuel Rogers. Sir George Clausen RA (1852-1944) was an English artist and illustrator. He held the post of Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy between 1904-06 and was appointed an official war artist in 1917. Some small tears to margins but no loss to printed area. Otherwise good condition.

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        A Half Century of Freedom of The Negro in Ohio [cover title]: The Ohio Book for the Lincoln Jubilee

      Press of Smith Adv. Co, Xenia, O. 1915 - First edition. Publisher's blue cloth titled in black. 134pp., illustrated from photographs. Very near fine with just a touch of soiling to the boards. A history of African-Americans in Ohio, prepared by a Wilberforce professor. Uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Scrapbook used to promote a traveling entertainment show featuring very early talking pictures, an electronic musical instrument, live performances, and silent feature films

      Michigan and Ohio, 1915. Album. Very good. The 10" x 7" album contains 54 pages of material including four photographs of theaters and audiences, four letters of recommendation from theaters, many newspaper clippings, and numerous advertising broadsides and handbills, all glued to the pages. Several of the larger items have split where folded to fit into the album; three of the leaves are loose. The album cover is worn. The letters and film titles listed in the advertising date the album to 1913-1915. Little was the owner or manager of a touring show that featured over 1,000 feet of untitled talking pictures (probably from Thomas A. Edison's short-lived Kinetophone experiment that tried to synchronize movies shown on one of his projecting Kinetoscopes with cylinder phonograph using a long pulley), a Chime-O-Phone (an electro-mechanical device connected to a piano keyboard that supposedly played over 90 instruments), singers (J. J. Kelly "Detroit's favorite baritone," the Harmony Duo of Smith and Kelley, T. A. Lehman, and Blanche Aldrach "America's Foremost Protean Artist," i.e. a storyteller or quick-change actor who performed all of the parts in a play rapidly switching between them), and silent films including Cave Men's War, Chelsea 7750, The Perils of Pauline, and The Champion. This is a unique visual record of the earliest days of motion picture theaters. As of 2017, nothing similar is available for sale in the trade, none are shown in OCLC, no auction records are listed at ABPC, Rare Book Hub, or WorthPoint.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Emprunt de la Defense Nationale; "N'oublie pas de souscrire...pour la Victoire!... et le retour!

      1915. Original poster. Color lithograph. 44.25 x 31 inches. This French war loan poster features an image of a soldier heading off to war, waving his family farewell. In the foreground his wife holds their youngest child and stands with their other two children. The son his holding a wooden sword and wears a French soldier's cap and the daughter is waving a small Tricolore. The message below translates as: 'Don't forget to subscribe... for Victory!... and his return!". 1915 was the first year that France established a war loan program to assist in paying for the conflict. This poster urges the public to subscribe in the first 'Emprunt de la Defense Nationale' [National Defence Loan]. Francisque Poulbot (1879-1946) was a French poster designer, draughtsman, and illustrator, known for his charming depictions of children and childhood. His prolific output of patriotic posters and postcards during World War One led to him being held under house arrest during the German occupation during World War Two. Mounted on linen. With folds as issued and some discoloration at edges where the poster has been framed.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1915 : 1915 Original Hardback Wisden

      1915. Hi, This lot is an 1915 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good condition The boards are very clean with excellent, extremely bright gilt, there are a few marks to the boards but nothing off putting. A slight darkness to the edge of the boards and the pagebloack and edge of the pastedowns. The hinges are very strong and the yellow pastedowns in top condition and very bright yellow bar a little bit of darkness at the edge. The photoplate is very good and internally a nice clean book. Internally a very nice book. 1915s are not seen too often.

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        The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

      With cover design and decorations by Hal Gye and foreword by Henry Lawson. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1915. First edition. Octavo. pictorial green cloth (a little flecked and faded), neat presentation inscription dated 1915 to front free endpaper, pp. x, [2]; 13 - 126, illustrations by Hal Gye, decorative initials. A very good copy of the first edition of this landmark of Australian literature.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        The Prelude, An Autobiographical Poem by William Wordsworth, 1799-1805

      [Hammersmith]: [Doves Press], 1915. Limited Edition. Vellum. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 302 p. William Wordsworth (1770-1850) helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature; this work is considered to be his magnum opus. This copy in the original Doves Press vellum binding with "The Doves Bindery" stamped on the rear pastedown, one of 155 copies printed on paper (there were also 10 copies printed on vellum), with a liberal use of red type including fourteen initials, the half-title (following the Table of Contents), the Book titles, Book numbers and titles printed in the margins. First mentioned in 'Prospice', March 1913, in November of 1914 Cobden-Sanderson was correcting proofs, and the work was finally published in November of 1915. (N.B., much of above info from Wiki and Marianne Tidcombe, 'The Doves Press'). ***DESCRIPTION: Bound by the Doves Bindery in full limp vellum with "The Prelude" in gilt on the spine, vintage bookplate on the front pastedown with the initials "A de R" surrounded by a wreath of oak leaves encircled by a ribbon, title page and Table of Contents in black, following half-title and Book Titles in red, as are Book Numbers and Titles in the margins; octavo size (approximately 9.25" tall), pagination: (1)-301, colophon (302). The work is enclosed in a later custom chemise and slipcase of blue cloth, black leather spine label with gilt lettering and gilt decorative top and bottom borders. ***CONDITION: Volume could almost be called fine, as it has a strong, square text block, solid hinges, perfectly straight corners with no rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and other than the bookplate mentioned above it is entirely free of prior owner markings; two small scrapges to the vellum towards the head of the spine, surrounding the title, a gentle bump to the tail of the spine and one small blemish on the front free endpaper, else fine. The custom wallet and matching box are near fine, there is some slight wear to the edges of the box and some scrapes to the leather spine label on the slipcase, but it remains strong and sturdy, and clean thoughout. ***CITATION: Tidcombe DP38, Tomkinson pg. 58. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Die weißen Blätter

      Verlag der Weißen Bücher,Leipzig, 1915 - Eine Monatsschrift. (Herausgegeben von René Schickele). Zweiter Jahrgang 1915, Heft 1-12 in 4 Bänden.Erste Ausgabe. Leipzig, Verlag der Weißen Bücher 1915. IV, 384 S.; IV, S. 385-821; VII, S. 822-1166; IV, S. 1167-1510. Schöne handgebundene Halblederbände auf 4 Bünden mit Rückenvergoldung.-Raabe, Zeitschriften 15. - Enthält u.a. den Erstdruck von Kafkas Verwandlung sowie den Erstdruck von Gottfried Benns Gehirne. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Of Human Bondage Copyright 1915 by George H. Doran Co.

      "Of Human Bondage" 1915 -First US Edition Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham. Grosset & Dunlap by arrangement with Doubleday, Doran & Co. Copyright 1915 by George H. Doran Co. Hardcover. Title page illustrated. First US edition. 648 pages. Signed by previous owner. Later stated with the misprint on line 4 of page 257 corrected from "help" to "helped." A novel, although much in it is autobiographical.ERA: Vintage; 1915 PRODUCT INFORMATION Country of Origin: USA Style: antiquarian & collectible Materials: cloth-bound hardcover Size: 8" L x 10" W x 2" HColor/Finish: greenThis was Maugham's famed autobiographical novel about~Philip Carey, who has a club foot and who attends King's School, Tercanbury [Maugham had a stammer and attended King's School, Canterbury]; who rejects the idea of the ministry and who studies in Heidelberg and later becomes a doctor [like Maugham]; who becomes obsessed with a vulgar waitress, Mildred Rogers, who goes to a bad end [cf. Liza of Lambeth], etc. But the novel succeeds because of its unflinching honesty and its devastating account of loneliness, the most tragic of all human conditions.

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        Carciologists. - Archive of 32 letters from American cardiologists, addressed to the renown German pathologist Klaus Goerttler at Heidelberg, dating between 1960 and 1970.

      All letters with filing holes, otherwise good / very good condition. Robert P. Grant (1915-1966), 5th Director of the National Health Institute. - 1 ALS + 10LSS, Bethesda and Paris, 1960-1966, and n.pn.d.,16 pages 4to, 2 pages 8vo, except of 1 all with printed letter head "Department of Health, Education, and Welfare". Good academic and scientific contents, 2 letters in German. Large photo added. Small tear to one letter, otherwise in very good condition.Maurice Lev (1908-1994), made pioneering contributions in pathology of congenital heart disease. - 8 LSS, Chicago 1963-1967, 8 pages 4to, with printed letter head "Congenital Heart Disease Research and Training Center". Re: exchange of papers, invitations ("We do not have a top-ranking cardiac embryologist of your stature"), etc. Some light toning.Alexander Sandor Nadas (1913-2000), a founding father of American Pediatric Cardiology. - 1 LS, Boston 1965, 1 page 4to, with printed letter head "The Children's Hospital". Invitation to "give us a seminar".Simon Rodbard (1911-1975), developed the procedure of "Negative Plastic Cast". - 4 LSS + 1 secretarial signed letter, Buffalo, N.Y. and Duarte, CA 1961-1965, 5 pages 4to, with printed letter head "The University of Buffalo Chronic Disease Research Institute" and "City of Hope Medical Center". Discussing a meeting and the "bringing you to the Institute".Norman J. Sissman (19 -), Pediatric Cardiologist. - 2 LSS, Palo Alto 1967, 2 pages 4to, with printed letter head "Stanford University School of Medicine". Offers to arrange a lecture - "we are particularly interested in your discussion of cardiac embryology and the movie of your glass-model perfusion experiments".Richard Van Praagh (1930-), founder and Director (until 1002) of the Cardiac Registry. - 1 ALS + 4 LSS, Boston 1965-1970, 8 pages 4to, with printed letter head "The Children's Hospital Medical Center". Re: Goerttler's seminar at Boston, etc. mentioning Nadas.

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        PROCLAMATION Le Tribunal du Conseil de Guerre Imperial Allemand siegeant a Bruxelles a pronounce les condemnations suivantes

      Sont condamnes a mort pour trahison en bande organise: Edith CAVELL, Institutrice a Bruxelles. Phillpie BANCQ, Architecte a Bruxelles... Broadside measuring approx 850 by 600mm. Black ink on grey green paper, printer's ornament below title, old fold lines, light toning, small loss where previously pinned. [Brussels, October 12,

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        Diaries and Scrapbook): Diary and Scrapbook filled with World War I Information and News from 1915

      [No place] 1915 - Octavo. Measuring 8.5" x 7". 132pp. Approximately 44,000 words. Diary and scrapbook from the year 1915 with black cloth boards, "Standard, No.356 Diary, 1915," is stamped in gilt on the front cover. Rear board and spine lacking, front board and several pages detached but present, and light tide marks on the bottom of the pages, good with clear handwritten or typed text.A daily diary and scrapbook from 1915 during World War I, filled with written entries and newspaper clippings. Each page has a sentence or two about the author's day but the rest of the page is filled with information about World War I. The information is highly detailed about when, where, and what is going on with the war though at times it is clear that the author was slightly unlettered. Several words lack certain letters and are spelled incorrectly; otherwise the text is easily understandable. The author writes that they have gotten a larger diary to write war news in but remarks that the war will be over soon, "Here's hoping it won't be long before I'll have no war news to write". The author focuses heavily on Russian and Turkish war news, "Russia has sent troops to Mongolia to quell a revolt," but in general, writes down anything to do with the war, either acquired through newspapers, books, or presumably word of mouth. Some of the articles include, "Torpedo Sinks British Cruiser with 190 Men," "Thirty-four Shrapnel Bullets Hit One Soldier," and various other articles about soldiers dying on both sides. Among the maps is one of the location of the "German Western Battle Line," "Position of Every Army in France," "Gulf of Saros," and "Dardanelles Fort". The last page and entry is for May 8th, 1915 as the rest of the book is missing. While a secondary resource, this is a very extensive recount of war news from 1915 by an unknown but enthralled author.

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        (Diaries and Scrapbook): Diary and Scrapbook filled with World War I Information and News from 1915

      [No place], 1915. Good. Octavo. Measuring 8.5" x 7". 132pp. Approximately 44,000 words. Diary and scrapbook from the year 1915 with black cloth boards, "Standard, No.356 Diary, 1915," is stamped in gilt on the front cover. Rear board and spine lacking, front board and several pages detached but present, and light tide marks on the bottom of the pages, good with clear handwritten or typed text.A daily diary and scrapbook from 1915 during World War I, filled with written entries and newspaper clippings. Each page has a sentence or two about the author's day but the rest of the page is filled with information about World War I. The information is highly detailed about when, where, and what is going on with the war though at times it is clear that the author was slightly unlettered. Several words lack certain letters and are spelled incorrectly; otherwise the text is easily understandable. The author writes that they have gotten a larger diary to write war news in but remarks that the war will be over soon, "Here's hoping it won't be long before I'll have no war news to write". The author focuses heavily on Russian and Turkish war news, "Russia has sent troops to Mongolia to quell a revolt," but in general, writes down anything to do with the war, either acquired through newspapers, books, or presumably word of mouth. Some of the articles include, "Torpedo Sinks British Cruiser with 190 Men," "Thirty-four Shrapnel Bullets Hit One Soldier," and various other articles about soldiers dying on both sides. Among the maps is one of the location of the "German Western Battle Line," "Position of Every Army in France," "Gulf of Saros," and "Dardanelles Fort". The last page and entry is for May 8th, 1915 as the rest of the book is missing. While a secondary resource, this is a very extensive recount of war news from 1915 by an unknown but enthralled author.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Truth About God and Life (103 issues bound in 1 vol.) [WITH A SIGNED LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER/AUTHOR]

      W.H. Kerr/ Church of Humanity, Great Bend, KS 1915 - Folio. 11 x15.5". Dark blue buckram boards, with black lettering over white labels on the front cover and spine. The book is a near complete run, including 103 issues of the periodical publication issued by W.H. Kerr, under the names "The Christian Educator and God's Defender", "The Truth About God" and "The Truth About God and Life", spanning from its inception in 1904 until its conclusion in 1915. Missing are the very first issue (assumed to be dated December, 1903, which has been torn out) and #8 of "The Christian Educator and God's Defender", as well as #9 of "The Truth About God". The initial title ran for 18 issues until June of 1905, when it was suspended according to Kerr because it was "denied second class postal privileges." The publication was restarted in December of that year under the title "The Truth About God", then changed to "The Truth About God and Life" in April of 1908, running for 86 issues. The publication continued until March of 1915, when it was suspended for the same reason. This unique volume was bound together by the author/publisher W.H. Kerr himself, and was presented to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.," to be held as a perpetual testimonial to his discovery.". Pasted onto the front free endpaper is a handwritten letter from Kerr to the Smithsonian, explaining his reasoning and detailing the publication history of the title. Signed and dated Feb. 7th 1923.Despite its initial name, the periodical was atheistic in its perspective, (though Kerr rejected the term atheist, at the time, for not going far enough) and promoted the viewpoint of his newly established "Church of Humanity", dedicated to freeing the world from the deluded and "idolatrous" beliefs in God. Among the beliefs espoused by Kerr, were that God (and all gods) is a supernatural myth, there is no soul, and that life and consciousness end at death. By the third issue the publication started to include the subtitle that it was "devoted to teaching the discovery that God is a myth like Santa Claus.". Illustrated by occasional b/w photographic reproductions throughout. Binding with some rubbing and bumping to corners and along edges. Scratches to front and back covers. Tail of spine chipped and lightly frayed. Library stickers at the top left corner of the front cover and the tail of the spine. Interior with library bookplate at the interior front cover. The first issue has been torn out. Library ink stamps at the top right corner and tape repairing a large vertical tear of the issue no.2. Light chipping and closed tears along the edges of some issues. The paper is browned and brittle, as the majority of the issues were printed on cheap paper. A few issues have large horizontal closed tears. Library sleeve pasted on at the interior front cover. Starting along the gutters of the interior front cover. Book block tight overall. Binding in good-, interior in fair to good- condition overall. William Henry Kerr (January 20th 1855 - 1932) was a well known and successful local landowner and businessman in the Great Bend, Kansas area when he founded the "Church of Humanity" in 1905 to espouse his beliefs. Although he was gaining increasing numbers of followers nationally and even internationally, many contemporary intellectuals who agreed with with many of his ideas on theology, found him arrogant and egotistical in claiming that he himself had newly "discovered these truths", and declined joining his organization. *Contents:"The Christian Educator and God's Defender", Jan. 1904-May 1905, Issues 1-18 (missing #1 and #8). "The Truth About God" Dec. 1905 - Mar 1908, Issues #1-27 (missing #9). title changes to "The Truth About God and Life" Apr,1908, Issue #28 - Issue #86, Feb-March 1915 (x2 copies of #86 bound in). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS [IN] ALL-STORY WEEKLY MAGAZINE (JUNE 5 & JUNE 12, 1915)

      The Frank A. Munsey Company, 1915, New York - First edition. Two 8vo issues (25cm); illustrated pulp wrappers; [8],577-768; [4],192 pp; illustrated. June 5th issue shows light wear to extremities, two stains to front and rear wrapper, with several short edge tears; June 12th issue shows some trivial wear to extremities, and a few tiny edge tears; text in both issues is creamy, supple, and clean throughout; Very Good+ and Near Fine, respectively. First appearance of Buchan's best-known work, and the debut of English soldier of fortune Richard Hannay. The appearance in All-Story Weekly presents the full text of the novel across two issues, preceding the serialized version (UK) in Blackwood's Magazine, published between July-September, 1915 under the pseudonym "H de V." The archetypal English spy thriller, never out of print, and rare in this format. Basis for three film adaptations, most notably Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 version starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Significant? To quote Pronzini & Muller: "This is where James Bond came from." Haycraft-Queen cornerstone mystery. Richard Hannay finds at his door a person he recognizes as the occupant of the upstairs apartment. The person is an American and tells Hannay that they fear for their life, so have faked their own death. Several days later, the person is murdered in Hannay's apartment. Hannay immediately recognizes that he is the next victim and flees to the wilds of Scotland until he can clear his name. The police want him for the murder of an American agent, and the spies want to prevent him from delivering vital information to British authorities. All the while World War I looms in the background. Housed in an attractive cloth clamshell case with leather label on the spine and titles stamped in gold gilt. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Interrupteur à jet de mercure par force centrifuge, à circulation de gaz sans liquide isolant permettant d'actionner à grande vitesse et à grande intensité les bobines de Ruhmkorff de toutes dimensions

      , [circa 1915], in-8, de 2 pages, exemplaire broché, Plaquette illustrée de 2 figurant en noir portant la référence F87 48/TV et le numéro 193.

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        Souvenir.of the unveiling, Dedication of Presentation of the Abraham Lincoln G. A. R. Memorial Monument

      GEO W MOYLE PUB CO, LONG BEACH CA 1915 - title cont.dedicated to the Veterans of the Civil War---1861-8165 at Long Beach, California July 3rd 1915, P. E. Hatch, Treasurer Citizens Monument Association, Col. James M. Emery, (G., H, thomas Post, 5. G. A. R. Chicago) Secretary Citizens Monument Associationthe Monument Unveiled-master John W. Hair at Left, gilt lettering on front cover, covers rubbed DATE PUBLISHED: 1915 EDITION: 86 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album Gráfico-Descriptivo del País Vascongado. Tomo de Guipuzkoa. Años de 1914-1915 Este album se editó en 1915 reinando en España Don Alfonso XIII y Doña Victoria Eugenia.

      1915. . 1915 - Sin pie de imprenta. . . 1 Vol. . 115 folios+5 H. pp. Folio Apaisado. Tela Editorial. . Bello álbum de la provincia de Gipuzkoa, editado en gran formato con gran profusión de fotograbados. Contiene reseñas de cada comarca de la provincia y textos históricos y geográficos firmados por una extensa lista de ilustres colaboradores, completados con imágenes fotográficas de los distintos parajes guipuzcoanos. Bella encuadernación editorial en tela y papel ilustrada con una estampa que muestra el escudo de la provincia enmarcado en sendas alegorías del mar y el agro, con una estética Art Deco muy propia de la época. Leve fatiga en lomera.

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        Three ALS.

      

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        Emma McChesney & Co. ( inscribed )

      Stokes 1915 - First edition in decorative red cloth with attached label. There is a binding split to the front endpaper and some spine lean, otherwise about a very good copy. Inscribed and dated 1915 by the author on the front endpaper. Scarce with the author's signature. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        (Diaries and Scrapbook): Diary and Scrapbook filled with World War I Information and News from 1915

      [No place], 1915. Good. Octavo. Measuring 8.5" x 7". 132pp. Approximately 44,000 words. Diary and scrapbook from the year 1915 with black cloth boards, "Standard, No.356 Diary, 1915," is stamped in gilt on the front cover. Rear board and spine lacking, front board and several pages detached but present, and light tide marks on the bottom of the pages, good with clear handwritten or typed text.A daily diary and scrapbook from 1915 during World War I, filled with written entries and newspaper clippings. Each page has a sentence or two about the author's day but the rest of the page is filled with information about World War I. The information is highly detailed about when, where, and what is going on with the war though at times it is clear that the author was slightly unlettered. Several words lack certain letters and are spelled incorrectly; otherwise the text is easily understandable. The author writes that they have gotten a larger diary to write war news in but remarks that the war will be over soon, "Here's hoping it won't be long before I'll have no war news to write". The author focuses heavily on Russian and Turkish war news, "Russia has sent troops to Mongolia to quell a revolt," but in general, writes down anything to do with the war, either acquired through newspapers, books, or presumably word of mouth. Some of the articles include, "Torpedo Sinks British Cruiser with 190 Men," "Thirty-four Shrapnel Bullets Hit One Soldier," and various other articles about soldiers dying on both sides. Among the maps is one of the location of the "German Western Battle Line," "Position of Every Army in France," "Gulf of Saros," and "Dardanelles Fort". The last page and entry is for May 8th, 1915 as the rest of the book is missing. While a secondary resource, this is a very extensive recount of war news from 1915 by an unknown but enthralled author.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Book of Repulsive Women: 8 rhythms and five drawings

      Guido Bruno, New York 1915 - pp102-111, eight poems, five drawings by Barnes, unopened pages, very good chapbook in original stapled orange wraps with black titles, postcard from Eastchester NY bookseller Bernice Weiss to lesbian/Trotskist activist Tamara Turner laid-in. Bruno Chap Books vol. II, #6 November 1915. Barnes first book. Messerli 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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