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        History of Aleppo Temple

      1915. First Edition . (SHRINERS) (HALL, E.J.). History of Aleppo Temple. Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. Boston: Hall Publishing Company, (1915). Two volumes. Folio (11 by 14 inches), original pictorial brown cloth gilt, pictorial endpapers. $1600.First and only edition of this history of the Masonic order known as the Shriners, number 1483 of an unspecified limitation, richly illustrated with portraits of Shriners and images from Arabia and the Near East, many printed in color.In 1870, Freemasons Walter M. Fleming, M.D., and actor William J. Florence discussed the idea of a new fraternity for Masons stressing fun and fellowship. Not long after, Florence was invited to a lavish party given by an Arabian diplomat, at the conclusion of which the guests became members of a secret society. Florence took copious notes and drawings at his initial viewing and on two other occasions, once in Algiers and once in Cairo. Back in New York, he showed his material to Fleming, and the two converted these ideas into what would become the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine—now known by the more common name “Shriners.” Shriners International now covers nearly 200 temples (chapters) across North America, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia, and is best known for the Shriners Hospitals for Children it administers, and the red fezzes that members wear. Without two tipped-in plates: frontispiece for Volume I, and “The Pilgrimage to Mecca” opposite page 91. Near-fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Jahrbuch der Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft. 74 Bände.

      Teils mit Schopenhauer-Porträt. 24 cm. Originalleinenbände, Originalbroschur (Bände 9-12, 22, 34-39, 74-82), Originalpappbände (83-85). Vorhanden sind Bände 4 (1915), 7 (1917), 9-12 (1920-1925), 14-19 (1927-1932), 21-26 (1934-1939), 28-68 (1941-1987), BAND 69 FEHLT! 70-85 (1989-2004), Registerband: Generalregister der Jahrbücher 1-69 (1912-1979). - Einige der älteren Einbände etwas fleckig. Rücken teils geblichen oder etwas fleckig. Eine Broschur am Rücken mit handschriftlicher Jahreszahl. Drei Bände mit gelöschten Signaturschildchen. Ecken teils bestoßen. Vereinzelt dezente Anstreichungen mit Bleistift. Seiten teils leicht gebräunt. Sonst gutes Exemplar der nahezu vollständige durchlaufende Reihe.

      [Bookseller: Frauke Strassberger]
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        Black Beauty. With twenty-four coloured pictures and many line illustrations.

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1915 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. Some occasional light foxing else an excellent copy in a fine binding. 24 colour plates and text illustrations by Lucy Kemp-Welch. First Kemp-Welch edition, first impression. A handsomely bound copy of this much-loved equine novel. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      PRESTON, CHLOE. [PRESTON,CHLOE]. CUDDLY KIDDIES. London: Raphael Tuck, no date, circa 1915. 4to (8 x 10"), pictorial boards, blank margin paper repaired on first panel, some slight cover rubbing else VG+. This is a double-sided 8 section panorama with 16 fabulous color plates (including covers) of Preston's delightful wide-eyed children. This can be read as a book or opened up for display. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        “Alone 2000 Miles In A 12 Foot Boat” – Unpublished Typescript Account Illustrated with Original Pencil Drawings of his Sea Voyage in a small boat from Boston to Key West, Florida – 1915

      The collection includes the following:Two 56 page typescript copies with corrections, of Widing's unpublished account of his journey: "A Two Thousand Mile Midwinter Cruise in a 12 foot Boat." 18 original pencil sketches by Widing executed during his trip, includes views, natural history, persons encountered on the journey and events of the voyage. The quality of the sketches vary, but it is generally high (see sample images). Original pencil and water color "title-page" (see illustration above). 5 pieces of printed ephemera relating to Widing, including advertisements for public lectures which Widing gave describing his journey. 8 pages of mounted press clippings about Widing's journey, including English and Swedish language newspapers. 3 earlier pencil sketches and pages of miscellaneous notes and addresses. Typescript account of Ivar Widing's journey by sea from Boston to Key West, Florida in a 12 foot boat, named the Nutshell. The account is illustrated with original pencil drawings by Widing executed along the way. Accompanied by printed ephemera relating to Widing's lecture tours wherein he gave accounts of his journey to the public. The account is unpublished. Ivar Widing, a twenty seven year old, artist, illustrator and yachtsman decided in 1915 to undertake a solo 2000 mile journey from Boston to the Florida Keys and West Indies in a small boat. Widing was born in Stockholm Sweden and emigrated to America with his parents. Widing lived in Dorchester, Massachusetts and was a member of the Savin Hill Yacht Club. Widing and a friend had earlier planned to sail across the Atlantic in a small motor launch they had built in 1914, but were prevented by the outbreak of World War One. Widing resolved to undertake a solo journey by sea in a twelve foot long sailing tender, about five feet wide it drew barely two inches, kept steady by a small centerboard. The craft was specially fitted for the voyage, it was cat rigged with light bamboo spars that could be unshipped quickly, and the canvas could be used as a sea anchor in event of sudden bad weather. A watertight hood of canvas kept the craft dry during rough water. Widing carried a minimal amount of equipment, which included a camera and sketching materials. Several of Widing's pencil sketches are included. Widing left Dorchester on December 8 1915, traveled to Plymouth, the Cape Cod Canal to New York, via the Sound. From Sandy Hook he skirted the New Jersey and Delaware Coasts to Chesapeake Bay. Then he took the inside route, through the Dismal Swamp Canal to the sounds of Carolina, avoiding the run around Hatteras. He reached Key West on March 31, 1916.

      [Bookseller: Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC]
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        Selections from American Poetry

      1915. (BERG, Morris “Moe”) BERG, Moe. Selections from American Poetry. Boston: Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press), 1915. Small octavo, original light brown paper covers. $1600.American literature textbook belonging to major league baseball player and OSS spy Moe Berg, “the one person qualified to sneak into Europe to determine the likelihood of a German A-bomb,” signed by him multiple times.“Moe Berg has long enjoyed a reputation as the most shadowy player in the history of baseball. Earning more notoriety for being a frontline spy than for being a backup catcher, it is difficult to separate fact from fiction in Berg’s undercover career” (Nick Acocella). “Berg got his start in baseball in 1906, at the age of four, playing catch with the beat policeman in front of his father’s pharmacy” (American Jewish Historical Society). “At the age of seven he played for the Roseville Methodist Episcopal Church baseball team under the less ethnic pseudonym ‘Runt Wolfe.’ In 1918 Berg graduated from Barringer High School. During his senior season, the Newark Star-Eagle selected a nine-man ‘dream team’ from the city’s best prep and public high school baseball players, and Berg was named the team’s third baseman” (Nicholas Dawidoff). After graduating from high school at the top of his class, Moe went to Princeton, where he studied seven languages and graduated magna cum laude. He also obtained a degree from the Sorbonne, and, while pursuing his career as a major league ballplayer, took a degree at Columbia’s Law School. And he was also a spy. Berg’s career as a spy began in 1934, when traveling to Tokyo as interpreter for an all-star team that included Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx and Lefty Gomez, he secretly took movies of the city. Eight years later, when General Jimmy Doolittle’s bombers raided Tokyo, their targets were plotted by referring to Berg’s film. In 1943 the OSS decided “there was only one person qualified to sneak into Europe to determine the likelihood of a German A-bomb” (and, if necessary, to assassinate Werner Heisenberg, head of Nazi Germany’s atom-bomb project). It was agreed that the man for the job was the former backup catcher for the Boston Red Sox. Fluent in German, Berg was sent to Zurich in December 1944, in order to attend a lecture by Heisenberg (Berg’s assessment of the situation was that Germany was not close to developing the bomb, and no attempt was ever made on Heisenberg’s life). This is Moe Berg’s high school textbook on American poetry, signed by him multiple times on the covers and designated “Room 41, Seat 3— 1 Row.” Countersigned on the title page by Berg’s older sister Ethel, with whom he lived in the last eight years of his life. Later ownership stamp on title page.Detached covers affixed with tape, closed tear to title page, faint dampstain to top margin of last several leaves. An unusual item of baseball and World War II memorabilia, in fairly good condition.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        The Rainbow

      Published by London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1915 First edition. A bit dusty, covers a bit over opened, all in all a very good copy with an interesting association. Bookplate of Sir Charles Philip Huntington, 3rd Baronet along with signatures of Barbara Low(close friend and confidant of Lawrence) and Catherine Carswell(Scottish author, biographer and journalist that was also a close friend of Lawrence - she lost her job after a positive review of The Rainbow).

      [Bookseller: Anniroc Books]
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       Sept. 1915. Orig.-Zeichnung. 37, 5 x 23 cm. In gutem Zustand.Vom K

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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      Paris And Geneva, [N. S. ], 1915. (FT) Original Newspaper. Folio. Each issue is 2-4 pages. In Russian. Title translates to English as,

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        The Thirty-Nine Steps [39 Steps],

      London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1915.. FIRST EDITION. Crown Octavo, pp.253; [3]. In publisher's blue cloth boards with dark blue embossed lettering to spine and upper. Browning to page edges, though less than would normally be expected. Reading lean; spine sunned to grey. Very good overall. The famous novel which introduced spy-catcher Richard Hannay. Basis for several movie adaptations; the most notable being the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock, which is considered one of the legendary director's greatest pictures.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        (Hrsg.) Schleswig-Holsteinischer Kunstkalender 1915. Potsdam, Stiftungsverlag, (1914). Mit 1 Orig.-Holzschn. v. E. Nolde, 1 Orig.-Radierung v. A. Eckener, zahlr. Taf. u. Abb. im Text. 4°. Farb. illustr. OKart.

       1915 Mit dem Holzschnitt \'Der Sänger\' vom Emil Nolde (Schiefler/M. 97, I.) und der Radierung \'Gedenkblatt für die Gefallenen\' von Alex Eckener.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Finely penned document signed, in Italian with translation, (1869-1947, King of Italy 1900-1946)

      1915 - to the President of Peru, (General Oscar Raimundo Benavides, 1876-1946, President 1914-1915 & 1933-1939), informing him "that the Queen . was happily delivered on the 26th December past, in Rome, of a Princess, who was given the names Maria Francesca Irina Romana", saying he is "certain that You will share in the joy We feel", sending "Our sincere wishes for Your happiness" and that "God may have You in his holy keeping", signed also by Baron Sidney Sonnino (1847-1922, Foreign Minister 1914-1919), 1 side 141/4" x 9" and conjugate blank, Rome, 15th January two neat filing holes in blank margin, very light browning in blank top right corner [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Histoire illustrée de la Guerre 14.

      1915. Paris, Gounouilhou, 1915-1922; in-folio, environ 300 pp. par volume, reliure d'éditeur pleine percaline, coloris rouge bordeaux, avec une image, d'après François Rude, contrecollée sur le premier plat de chaque volume, dos lisse orné de drapeaux. Les 17 volumes. Gabriel-Albert-Auguste Hanotaux est un diplomate, historien et homme politique français, né à Beaurevoir (Aisne), le 19 novembre 1853 et mort à Paris, le 11 avril 1944 (à 90 ans). Il est secrétaire de Jules Derry et député de l'Aisne ainsi que ministre des Affaires étrangères. Il est élu à l'Académie française, en 1897. Un excellent ouvrage sur le premier conflit mondial. Le seul ouvrage à pouvoir rivaliser avec les volumes de l'"Illustration, de 1914 à 1919". Nombreuses photographies. Les volumes 9 et 10 sont dans un état moyen. Les autres volumes sont en bon état. Une citation de Mirabeau est inscrite sur la première page blanche : "En général mon ami, la guerre est la ressource des imprudents et des sots" une autre main précise que cette annotation (Hanotation) est de la main de l'auteur... Complet en 17 volumes.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alphabets]
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      1915 - LEFÈVRE, Edwin. H.R. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1915. Octavo, original navy cloth. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $5200.First edition of Lefèvre’s novel about a young man’s rise from obscurity as a bank clerk to New York business mogul headed for the White House, inscribed: "To Arthur E. Meaker, with the affectionate regard of his grateful Edwin Lefèvre. Bronxville, N.Y. Oct. 1916."Edwin Lefèvre was known for his close attention to the major players on Wall Street. His books, including Reminiscences of a Stockbroker and The Making of a Stockbroker, have become stock market classics, much sought after for their literary merit, their insight into Wall Street and business history, and the financial observations they contain. Minor marginal dampstain to rear portion of text block, cloth with minor expert repair to top corners and head of spine. A near-fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        a landscape format album containing 302/304 mounted captioned photographs neatly mounted four to a page* [two photos have been removed] the images show a range of subjects including military personnel from the 7th Hants. Regiment - all the photos are taken in India in a variety of locations each neatly captioned below

      cloth bound purpose made photo album now shows some edge and corner wear with rubbing and some loss - sunned with some marks to the spine - some old light coloured water? marks to the cloth - contents are shaken in the binding with some now coming loose - one pages shows an old repair to reattach with some brown paper on the reverse - first page has some ballpoint ink manuscript text - some photos are pale / faded

      [Bookseller: Michael Moon's Bookshop]
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        The Trail of the Hawk (SIGNED)

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1915. Presentation copy, INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication "To G. M. Acklom/God bless him/both his grin &/his reports on books./Sinclair Lewis/Aug. 31, 1915." Acklom was a British writer, editor, prolific book reviewer, translator and contributor based in New York City, principally with the publisher E.P. Dutton. First Edition, with H-P on copyright page. 8vo. 408, [1] pp. Frontispiece by Norman Rockwell, one his earliest illustrations in a book. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering. Previous owner bookplate; fading to gilt on spine; water spotting on rear cover; light wear to extremities more so to spine ends; a good copy, lacking the scarce dustjacket. A comedy of the seriousness of life. Author's third novel and second under his own name. Lewis was the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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        Letter handwritten and signed by Rudyard Kipling.

      Burwash, Sussex, England: Not published, 1915. A small note on Burwash, Etchingham, Bateman's stationery, which is moderately toned. Dated Jan 9, 1915, and written entirley in ink in Kipling's hand to his Doctor is an odd note that reads: "Dear Dr. Curteis. I shall be obliged if you will example [examine] for albumen sample of urine sent herewith + let me have the result by this evening very sincerely [signed] Rudyard Kipling." Taped to the back of the frame is an original transmittal envelope, upon which Kipling has written "Dr. Curteiss: Burwash." Dr. Arthur William Statter Curties (in medical dictionary) was referred by RK as Curteis and was his physician for many years.. Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Very good condition. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) ]
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        'Canton? etching by Mortimer Menpes

      Single Sheet. Very Good. Mertimer Menpes. Mortimer Menpes etching and drypoint printed on Menpes personal hand made paper and signed in pencil to the lower right margin. The sheet has overall soft handling folds, generally in good condition with no foxing but paper, I think, has discoloured with age. Not dated but circa 1915/16 Plate Size 150 x 277 mm (5.75 x 10.75 inches approx.) Sheet size 275 x 395 mm (11 x 14.5 inches approx) Guangzhou historically romanised as Canton, is the capital and largest city of Guangdong Province in southeastern China. Guangzhou is a sprawling port city northwest of Hong Kong on the Pearl River. Menpes traveled greatly and visited China & Shanghai, producing enough sketches and watercolours to produce a book, text by H.A.Blake, published by A & C Black in 1909.

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Of Human Bondage.

      8vo., original blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. Usual browning to free endpapers, gilt on spine slightly dulled, otherwise a very good copy in contemporary cloth chemise and leather backed slipcase (a little rubbed and worn. First UK edition signed by the author on front-free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Of Human Bondage a Novel


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        Of Human Bondage - superbly rebound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe

      Heinemann, 1915 A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1915. A superb copy rebound in full green leather with raised bands and gilt titles. Gilt to the page edges. A superior copy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        La guerra italiana. Cronistoria illustrata degli avvenimenti.

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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Jeanne d'Arc et l'Allemagne

      First edition, one of the numbered copies on vélin teinté paper.Half dark brown morocco, spine in six compartments, date gilt at foot of spine, covers, guards and pastedowns of moiré-effect paper, covers and spine preserved, top edge gilt.Autograph inscription signed by Léon Bloy to the poet François Corelli.A very good copy nicely bound.  Georges Crès Paris 1915 11,5x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Storm. Nummer 1-27 (Oktober 1915-April 1916).

      Ugebladet Storm, København 1915-1916. Det udkomne. 4to. 220 sider. Rigt illustreret i s/h af Storm P. Indbundet med orig. omslag i et elegant halvbind af brunt kalveskind med blindpræget rygdekoration (Harry Larsen). Attraktivt eksemplar af et komplet sæt af dette sjældne tidsskrift, hvor den unge Storm P. trådte i karakter både som satiriker og lun humorist. Det morsomme ugeblad levede i 27 uger, før det gik ind, og indeholder hovedsageligt stof af Storm P. selv, men også enkelte bidrag af navne som Sven Brasch, Herluf Jensenius og flere andre af tidens helt unge tegnere, der her fik chancen. Jensenus roste siden Storm P. for de høje honorarer. "Det gik jo heller ikke," svarede Storm.

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        Letter handwritten and signed by Rudyard Kipling.

      Burwash, Sussex, England: Not published, 1915. A small note on Burwash, Etchingham, Bateman's stationery, which is moderately toned. Dated Jan 9, 1915, and written entirley in ink in Kipling's hand to his Doctor is an odd note that reads: "Dear Dr. Curteis. I shall be obliged if you will example [examine] for albumen sample of urine sent herewith + let me have the result by this evening very sincerely [signed] Rudyard Kipling." Taped to the back of the frame is an original transmittal envelope, upon which Kipling has written "Dr. Curteiss: Burwash." Dr. Arthur William Statter Curties (in medical dictionary) was referred by RK as Curteis and was his physician for many years.. Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Very good condition. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Psmith Journalist.

      8vo. Original blue pictorial cloth; pp. viii + 247; 12 plates by T.M.R. Whitwell; a very nice, bright copy of a scarce early Wodehouse title. First edition thus. Long regarded as a revised version of The Prince and Betty (1912), Psmith Journalist was actually written first, though published later. Elements of the novel were borrowed, and revised for The Prince and Betty. "In this version [Psmith Journalist] the love interest has been dropped and it becomes strictly a novel of adventure with Psmith and Mike Jackson in New York from Cambridge as members of their touring cricket team. Psmith becomes involved with slum conditions and gang wars ..." (David A. Jasen). McIlvaine A15c. Jasen 15a.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Manual of Successful Storekeeping

      Doubleday, Page & Co., 1915, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Reprint. 3/4 leather over buckram boards. Front board mildly shaken. Five raised spine bands, deckled page edges. Offset browning to inner pastedowns front and rear. Owner name to inner front pastedown. 298 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Business, Finance & Marketing; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 48117.

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        Der Krieg zur See 1914 - 1918 - Der Handelskrieg mit U-Booten - 1. - 3. Band,

      1915 - 1. Band: Vorgechichte. 2. Band: Februar bis September 1915. 3. Band: Oktober 1915 bis Januar 1917. Berlin, Mittler & Sohn, 1932 f., Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleineneinband, 269 + 299 + 400, Karten, In Band 2 + 3 Widmung der Offiziere der Offiziermesse Wolf (Torpedobbot) an ihren Kommandanten, Rücken Band 2 + 3 ausgeblichen, sonst Zustand 2 (C2082) (Torpedobbot) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preise inkl. MwSt]
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        1915. Originallithographie in vier Farben auf Papier

      1915 - Prämienblatt (Beilage) zu Die Graphischen Künste. Jg. 38. Wien 1915. - Links unten im Stein bezeichnet: "A. EGGER LIENZ 1915". Im weißen Rand typografisch bezeichnet, links unten: "Originallithographie von A. Egger-Lienz", rechts unten: "Verlag der Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst, Wien". - Der Künstler schildert in der Lithographie mit dem Titel "1915" seinen Eindruck der Südfront bei den Tiroler Standschützen. Drei Reihen von Soldaten mit Gewehren in den Händen stürmen auf den Betrachter zu. Ihre Gesichtszüge sind uniform, die Gestalten wirken wie geklont. Durch diese Gleichförmigkeit gelingt dem Künstler eine Steigerung des Ausdrucks: die Männer verschmelzen zu einer Einheit, sie werden zu einer bewaffneten Mauer, einer Kampfmaschine. In einem Brief an Heinrich Hammer schreibt er : "(.) Österreichs und Deutschlands Volk in Waffen schiebt als eine unbesiegbare Macht, eine undurchbrechliche Mauer, den Feind vor sich her. Ich mußte auf intime Charakterisierung der Menschen verzichten, wenn das "Symbolische", um das es sich bei so einer Sache immer dreht, wirksam werden soll. Entschlossenheit, Kraft, beflügelter Schritt usw.". - Die Lithographie entstand nach zeichnerischen Entwürfen, die sich im Tiroler Landesmuseum und in Bozener Privatbesitz befinden. - Soyka WV S. 63. Hammer WV S. 299. Kollreider S. 106/107. - Einwandfreies Exemplar. - *** Matthäus TRUPPE * Stubenberggasse 7 * A-8010 GRAZ *** - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 Ca. 72 cm x 90 cm. - Kischl DG 8.

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        The Home of the Blizzard


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        The Rainbow -- First printing, 1915

      London: Methuen, 1915. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. First printing, 1915. 8vo, blue cloth gilt, 463 pp. Very good plus copy, no dust jacket, front inner hinge looks like it had been slightly cracked and now expertly restoried, hard to even tell. Slight age toning to contents else a bright crisp copy, housed in a cloth chemise and half bright green morocco gilt slipcase by Philip Duschnes Co. in NYC. With original receipt from Duschnes to a doctor in Johnstown PA from 1958 for $75 for this book! RARE with many copies destroyed after it was declared obscene.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Ex Libris Herwarth Walden.

      Ein Exemplar der wenigen Handabzüge. [circa /16] 1915 - 11,8 x 8,9 cm (ungleichmässig beschnitten), eigenhändig mit Tinte eingetragener Namenszug von Herwarth Walden. Einziges für mich nachweisbares und vergleichbares Exemplar im Gästebuch der Waldens auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels montiert [heute im Sturm-Archiv in der Handschriftenabteilung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin; (Walden Hdschr. 11); gefunden in der Sekundärliteratur, nicht eingesehen]. Sehr gutes, links knapp beschnittenes Exemplar auf hauchdünnem Papier. Söhn 5 a [datiert 1915; einzelne Handdrucke ohne Eindruck des Namens; Abbildung]. - Engels 5 [dort nur der Auflagendruck im Sturm-Heft 6. Jahrgang 1915/16, Heft 21/22 mit Abbildung; typographischer Text auf der Rückseite]. - Söhn HDO 54211-4 [mit dem Rückentext]. - Rifkind Collection vol I., p. 98 [Nummer 370; dort auch nur ein Exemplar aus dem Sturm-Heft]. - Hüneke, Andreas: der Blaue Reiter, reclam, 1989: Seite 466 (mit Abbildung Seite 84, dort 1913 datiert). - Katalog Expressionismus Berlin 1986, Seite 31ff (mit Abbildung des Exlibris mit dem typographischen Namenseindruck Seite 32). - Katalog Düsseldorf Städtische Kunsthalle 1972/73, Seite 27 (mit Abbildung). - LACMA 83.1.1392.35. - Walden/Schreyer, Baden-Baden 1954, Seite 113 (mit Abbildung). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Honneur - Patrie - Gloire - Victoire. Aufstellbild mit 12 Seiden-Portraits der führenden Politiker und Militärs der Alliierten des Ersten Weltkrieges (u. a. Zar Nikolaus II. von Rußland).

      Ohne Ortsangabe, ev. bei Noailly in Lyon erschienen, um 1915. - 12 farbige Original-Seidenbilder (Formate ca. 6x4,5 cm) eingefasst in einen großen leinenbezogenen erhaben geprägten Pappaufsteller (Format ca. 32x48 cm). Äußerst seltene Erinnerungstafel mit den Portraits von König Peter von Serbien, König Vittorio Emanuele III. von Italien, König Georges V. von England, Raymond Poincaré, Staatspräsident von Frankreich, Zar Nikolaus II. von Rußland, König Albert I. von Belgien sowie König Nikola I. von Montenegro, darunter die Militärs General Cadorna (Chef des italienischen Generalstabes), Boué de Lapeyrère (französischer Admiral), General Jouffre (Befehlshaber der französischen Armee), Großfürst Nikolaus Nikolajewitsch Romanow (Oberbefehlshaber der russischen Streitkräfte) sowie ein unbenannter französischer Militär (wahrscheinlich Philippe Pétain). Alle mit sehr genauen und gut wiedererkennbaren Gesichtszügen die aus sehr fein gewobener teils farbiger Seide erstellt wurden. In einem leinenbezogenen kartonierten reich verzierten Prachtrahmen (mit erhaben geprägten Musterungen: Kanonen und ornamentale Muster), verso eine Ausklapplasche zum Aufstellen. Der Karten etwas nach innen gebogen, leichtere Randbereibungen, sonst tadellos erhalten. - Extremely rare commemorative plaque with the portraits of King Peter of Serbia, King Vittorio Emanuele III. of Italy, King George V of England, Raymond Poincaré, President of France, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, King Albert I of Belgium and King Nikola I of Montenegro, including the military leaders General Cadorna (Chief of the Italian military staff) Boué de Lapeyrère (French Admiral), General Jouffre (Commander of the french army), Grand Prince Nicholas Nikolaevich Romanov (Commander-in-Chief of the russian forces), and an unnamed french military (probably Philippe Pétain). All with very precise and easily recognizable facial features made from very finely woven partly colored silk. In a decorated display (cardboard covered with cloth, this with sublime embossed patterns (cannon and other ornamental patterns), verso a fold-out flap to dispose. The cards slightly bent inwards, lighter margins, otherwise well preserved. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Log of the Snark

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1915 487+[5 ad] pages with 20 photo plates, including frontispiece. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 3/4")issued in light blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Advance review copy with circular perforated stamp stating such on title page. First Edition. Charmian Kittredge London (November 27, 1871-January 14, 1955) was Jack London's second wife. After divorcing Bess Maddern London in 1904, London married Charmian Kittredge the following year. Biographer Russ Kingman called Charmian "Jack's soul-mate, always at his side, and a perfect match." She was the author of several books about her life with Jack London: The Log of the Snark, Our Hawaii and The Book of Jack London. The last is considered by scholars to be an important but flawed source of biographical information on London: Clarice Stasz calls it "an uneven account that omits Jack's illegitimacy, yet has surprisingly frank information nonetheless concerning his personality." Their relationship became the subject of a book, Clarice Stasz' American Dreamers. The couple had no children who survived them. One died soon after being born, and another pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. Shortly after the death of Jack London, Charmian had an affair with Harry Houdini. A PBS source cites an Houdini biographer, saying: Most of the evidence of their affair, convincingly reconstructed by Houdini biographer Kenneth Silverman, comes from brief entries in Charmian’s diaries. They saw each other over several weeks early in 1918 while Charmian was living in New York, where Houdini was starring in the patriotic World War I extravaganza, "Cheer Up." Charmian wrote that after they saw each other a few times, Houdini made a "declaration" that "rather shakes me up." They became intimate a short time later. She wrote that one visit by Houdini had "stirred me to the deep," and that he apparently felt the same, declaring, "I’m mad about you," and "I give all of myself to you." Throughout, she refers to him alternately as "Magic," her "Magic Man," or "Magic Lover." As intense as it apparently was, their attachment did not last long. Charmian, the "New Woman" whose marriage to London had included open sexual experimentation, never stopped seeing other men. Condition: Minor wear at extremities, Embossed ownership stamp also on title page, small number and letter 4A at front end paper corner; else near fine without jacket. . Review Copy. Original Cloth. Very Good to Fine. Small Octavo.

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        J Johnson or `The Unknown Man` An Answer to Mr Thos Dixon's "Sins of the Fathers "

      De Land, Fla: E. O. Painter Co, 1915. 1st ed. Hardcover. Fair. illustrations, 192p. Red cloth. 19cm. Large label or tape removed from bottom half of backstrip and adjacent cover areas. Extensive but moderate staining on back half of backstrip and around edges of back cover. Covers also soiled. Library markings appear to have been removed by sanding from title-page and Dedication page. Contents generally sound although some pages have soiling, thinning, or dog-earing. No jacket. Rare novel. African American writer. Illustration which precedes title-page in this copy is also found in duplicate facing page 156.

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        Songs And Sonnets of William Shakespeare.

      4to. Original royal blue pictorial cloth richly blocked in gilt to spine and upper cover with blind-stamped shield to lower board, pictorial silhouette endpapers; pp. xvi + 239 + [i]; with title-page, vignettes, initials, tailpieces, border designs and other decorations throughout in teal together with 12 fine tipped-in coloured plates guarded by captioned tissues; a very bright, and sharp, copy with the neat gilt device of St. Hilda's, Exeter to lower board, some minor rubbing to spine ends, a small bruise to bottom fore-corner of lower cover and a few light, and superficial, scratch marks to the same, internally near fine with a longish, but neat, contemporary inscription (dated 1914) to front free endpaper and a few fox spots to fore-edge of book block; scarce in first edition, more commonly seen in the later red cloth binding. First edition, presented in the very scarce, and superior, first issue binding.

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        Photograph Signed

      1st Edition New York: np, 1915. Classic, dramatic photograph by Shinn, showing Edison looking straight into the camera. Signed ("Thos A Edison") in ink in the margin beneath the image. With pencil note on the back, "presented to W.B. Doherty by Edison himself". Size: 9.75 x 7.25 in. (sheet); 7.25 x 5 in. (image alone).A few spots of foxing to margins. Photograph fine and signature exceptionally strong. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        How to Play Golf. Signed copy

      London: Methuen & Co. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed with minor corner wear. Rear inner hinge cracked. Author's signature on fep. [1915]. Ninth Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 187pp, + ads. 48 illustrations. Signed by author on fep and dated April 25 1915. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Manuscript Trench Diary of Lieutenant Hugh Stanley Hopcraft who lost his leg in the Somme Dec 1915 Dec 1916


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        Jeanne d'Arc et l'Allemagne

      Edition, a numbered on tinted vellum.Binding half morocco chocolate brown with corners, back with five nerves, gilded tail date boards, guards and contreplats paper moiré, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head.Signed autograph of the poet François Léon Bloy Corelli.Nice copy pleasantly established. Georges Crès Paris 1915 11,5x19cm relié

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      London Narodiczky 1915 Original wrappers, 224 mm, 18pp. Tearing at spine, wrappers chipped especially at spine. A rare collection of poems by the famous war poet Isaac Rosenberg. This is the 2nd of three small collections issued by the author.

      [Bookseller: Fishburn Books]
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        Herbst am Schmalsee. Ölgemälde.

      Bildmaß: 65 x 50 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt. Unten rechts mit *H. Steen* signiert und 1915 datiert. Verso mit altem Klebezettel *Am Schmalsee - H. Steen, Fisssau bei Eutin*. Öl auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 77 x 62 cm. Der Rahmen etwas berieben, das Bild gering fleckig - insgesamt aber gut erhalten. ( Bitte beachten: Hierfür ist kein Versand möglich - hier bitte nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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