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        The Spy in Black

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1917., 1917. First Edition. Publisher's red cloth with titles in gilt to spine and upper. Faded spine, dusty edges, extremities lightly rubbed. A sound and tight copy of this scarce title. A Great War espionage tale from the author of 'Carrington's Cases', etc.

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        Report and Estimates of Cost of Motor Roads in South East Persia Between Bandar Abbas and Kerman.

      Delhi/Simla, 1917/1918.. Folio (218 x 340 mm). Two parts: 1) Confidential. Survey by Major E.T. Rich, R.E., of routes between Bandar-Abbas and Kerman. General Staff, India. Simla: Government Branch Press, 1917. 9, 13, (1), 7, 16 = 46 pp. With six maps and plans (two folding), a proof plate with 2 photo views, and 13 leaves of original manuscript, typewritten and printed telegrams related to the report. Both original publisher's wrappers bound in. - 2) Confidential. Report by Major E.T. Rich, R.E., on the Construction of Motor Roads in South Persia between Bandar Abbas and Kerman. 1917. General Staff, India. 2 vols. Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1918. Vol. 1: (2), IV, 38 pp. With 12 leaves of plates (including one proof plate) and 8 maps and plans (3 folding). Vol. 2: 39-54 pp. With 3 folding maps. Occasional red ink notes by Rich in text and on the maps/plans; original publisher's wrappers bound in. Occasional red ink notes by Rich in text and on the maps/plans; both original publisher's wrappers bound in. Custom-made hardcover binding with the first publisher's wrapper of the original report pasted to the front board. With a large folding linen backed map of Persia in the pocket at rear. Addenda (cf. below).. Special custom-bound, historically important archive, compiled by E. T. Rich and containing confidential printed reports, 18 maps and plans, as well as original documents related to the survey of potential routes for a motor road between Bandar Abbas and Kerman in southern Persia. The survey was carried out by Rich as a part of the Persian campaign during the First World War on the special orders of the Chief of General Staff in India. As a part of WWI military operations, Bandar Abbas was occupied by British forces under command of Sir Percy Sykes in March 1916, and the survey was apparently undertaken in order to establish additional supply routes to the war's Persian front. Rich was ordered "to report as soon as possible on the best route for a road to take motor lorry traffic from Bandar Abbas to Kerman and to frame estimates from the same and proposals as to the best way of carrying out the work." The survey was done between December 1916 and June 1917; a year later Rich was promoted a Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (C.I.E.) for his work. Nevertheless, the road never was constructed, probably because of the cardinal changes on the Persian front after the collapse of the Russian front line as a result of the revolution in February 1917. - The volume contains: confidential reports by Rich; printed "Working notes" on the survey; maps and plans of Bandar Abbas, Kerman, and the area in between; telegrams sent to him from the Chief of General Staff (Delhi & Simla), Surveyor General's Office in Calcutta, British Consul in Bandar Abbas; tables with distances and estimates of construction, printed views of the area et al. Several leaves slightly age-toned, but overall a very good custom-made copy. - Supplemented with Rich's copy of a typewritten dispatch from the British Vice-Consul in Bandar Abbas to the Chief of Roodbar (South Persia) Zarghan-us-Saltaneh, dated Bandar Abbas, 2 Dec. 1916. In the dispatch the consul asks for the assistance to Rich who is going to visit the area under the chief's control during the course of his road survey. The copy is signed by the consul and has his manuscript note "Original sent by special messenger direct to Zarghan-us-Saltaneh." - There are also two autograph signed letters by Rich, addressed to his aunt in London and written while on field service in Southern Persia. The letters are dated 10 & 25 Dec. 1916, housed in the original envelope with a postal stamp of Bandar Abbas, and contain interesting notes about Rich's work and his observations on the native life. [Near Kerman:] "It is Xmas evening & as I have no one to talk to, the nearest white man being over 100 miles away, I am writing instead. Being high up over 5000 feet in the mountains, it is bitterly cold & proper Xmas weather, but personally I'd prefer it a bit warmer as I can't keep warm no how at night which means continuously waking up [...] The food of the villagers about here is most strange, being dates & bread about 2 lbs of each per diem & nothing else. They feed the horses & cows on dates & even the dogs. I eat them once a day for lunch which consists of porridge, bread & cheese & dates. I often envy the meals my servants get at home when I am out on these expeditions." - E. T. Rich (1874-1937) was a British military engineer and surveyor, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He graduated from Sandhurst with the Pollock Medal and was gazetted as 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers. In 1895 he went out to India and was posted to railway survey work in Burma. In 1905-1909 Rich worked as survey officer on the Indian North-West Frontier, and took part in the Bazar Valley and Mohmand Campaigns of 1908 (as a divisional and a chief survey officer respectively). During the latter he was slightly wounded and for his services was promoted brevet-major. In 1911 Rich was appointed the head of the survey office on the Burma frontier post at Myitkyina, where he carried out the survey of the border with Tibet and Yunnan. In 1916/17 he was in charge of the survey party looking for the alternative routes between Bandar Abbas and Kerman in South Persia; in 1918 he was in charge of the North West Persia Survey Detachment which accompanied British intervention in the Caspian under command of General Dunsterville. Rich carried out important surveys in Baku, Batum and Tiflis. After WWI Rich returned to Burma where he became the head of the Burma Circle of the Survey of India. In 1920-22 while surveying the unadministered territory between Burma and Assam he encountered slavery and human sacrifices still practiced there; in 1925 he took part in the Sir Harcourt Butler's Mission to the Hukawng Valley to suppress slavery. Rich retired with the rank of Colonel and C.I.E. in 1929. "Colonel Rich was a great linguist, and besides his knowledge of Urdu, Pushtu, and Persian, he was able to converse in Yunnanese and several dialects of Burma - Kachin, Maru, and Lisaw [...] He was a keen explorer throughout his career and did much to encourage a spirit of adventure in younger officers who served under him" (Obituary, The Geographical Journal 91.1 [1938], p. 96).

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        Mani wa din-i u. Du hitaba-i Hasan Taqizada dar Anguman-i Iransinasi dar 24 Adar-mah 1328 wa 12 Bahman-mah 1329 h. s. bi-indimam-i muntun-i arabi wy farsi dar bara-i Mani wa manawiyat wa anea bi-din mandu'-i marbut ast. Faraham awarda-i Ahmad Afsar Sirazi. [Subject: Manichaeism]. RARE!!!

      Tihran, Anguman-i Iransinasi, 1335 h.s. [1917].. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. Very rare standard work about Manichaeism and Manichaeist sources in Islamic literature, written by the influential Iranian politician, diplomat and scholar Hassan Taqizadeh (1878 - 1970). Language: Farsi. Former library book, with stamps and signature. Red clothbound cover with shelf wear, binding split in two places near rear joint, body of the book otherwise tight, pages a bit yellowed, otherwise clean. Acceptable condition, suitable as a study copy. Wf3

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        Bruder Klaus : Die ältesten Quellen über den seligen Nikolaus von Flüe, sein Leben und seinen Einfluss, gesammelt und erläutert und im Auftrage der h. Regierung des Kantons Unterwalden ob dem Kernwald auf die 500ste Wiederkehr seiner Geburt herausgegeben von Dr. Robert Durrer.

      Sarnen, Buch- und Kunstdruckerei Louis Ehrli 1917-1921.. 2 Bände (cpl.). 4° (25.7 x 20 cm). XLIX, 608 SS. u. 1 Bl. (Titel), pp. 609-1300. 18+21 (zus. 39) röm. num. auf grau-blaue Trägerblätter mont. Tafeln (cpl.), etliche (Faks.-) Abbn., Illustrationen u. Plandarstellungen im Text. Priv. HLdr.-Einbände um 1930 mit Lederecken u. marmorierten Deckeln (diese min. berieben) u. vergold. Rückentitel. Seiten unbeschnitten (vollrandig). Erste (einzige Original-) Ausgabe. Leichte Alters- u. Lagerungs-, kaum eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren, amtliche Widmung mit Stempel dat. Sarnen, 1 Juni 1936 a. 2. fl.Bl. von Band I. Gesamthaft recht gutes und gepflegtes Exemplar.. Eines von 500 hs. numerierten Exemplaren. - Dokumente in lateinisch-deutschem Paralleltext (zweispaltig) oder in Mittelhochdeutsch. - Widmung in akkurater (Kanzlei-) Sütterlinschrift: 'Der Kantonalen Landwirtschaftlichen Schule in Pfäffikon, als Zeichen der Anerkennung ihrer Verdienste um die Ausbildung junger Landwirte überreicht. Sarnen, 1. Juni 1936 / Im Namen des Regierungsrates des Kantons Obwalden, Der erste Landschreiber m. [ev. w] v. ah [M. od. W. von Ah'], mit amtl. Stempel 'Regierungsrat : Unterwalden ob dem Wald'. - Ursprünglich erschienen 1917-1921 in (offenbar) 4 Lieferungen (Halbbänden in Interims.-Brosch. 'geheftet') in einer Auflage von 500 Exemplaren. In dieser spezifischen (Erscheinungs-) Form ausserhalb der Bibliographie der Schweizergeschichte BSG kaum detailliert nachzuweisen (Suchpfad: Kirche und Religion -> Nikolaus von Flüe). Umfang und Abfolge der Lieferungen werden aus der BSG nicht schlüssig klar : 1. Lieferung 1917: Bd. 1 ('Erster Halbband': [1.1 u. 1.2 ?], BSG 786, ohne Seitenzahl); 2. Lief. 1918: Bd. 2.1 ('Zweiter Halbband, 1. Hälfte': BSG 934, ohne Seitenzahl); 3. Lief. 1920: Bd. 2.2 ('2. Halbband, 2. Hälfte': BSG Nr. 1127: pp. 521-800 [?]); jeweils mit Angaben von Rezensionen u.ä.; 1921 wird die Gesamtausgabe in 2 Bänden ausgewiesen: BSG Nr. 1254 (2 Bände, Sarnen 1917-1921, 1300 SS., [err.:] 38 Tafeln; Rezension von A. [Albert] Büchi in: Zschr. f. Schweiz. Kirchengeschichte 15 u. 16). - Unklar bleibt demzufolge die Publikation von weiteren rd. 500 Seiten. Aus einer früheren Beschreibung zweier Lieferungsbände in OBroschur lässt sich sagen, dass der 'Erste Halbband' und der 'II. Halbband I. Hälfte' zusammen 500 Seiten aufwiesen. Erscheinungsdatum und Umfang eines 'Halbbandes' bleiben daher in der BSG ungewiss. Albert Büchi schreibt dagegen 1922 in seiner Rezension klar: "Vierte Lieferung (Schlusslieferung), Sarnen 1921, S. 801 bis 1300, 32 Fr. Preis des ganzen Werkes: geheftet 87 Fr., in zwei Halbfranzbänden 110 Fr. Nun liegt das monumentale Quellenwerk über Bruder Klaus [..] vollendet da" (etc.; in: Zschr. f. Schweiz. Kirchengesch., Bd. 16, p. 238). -- Die beiden vorliegenden Bände sind wohl ohne Berücksichtigung der Lieferungsumfänge auf etwa gleiche Dicke abgestimmt und gebunden worden. Band I beginnt mit Ziff. röm. I, '1417: Geburt des Nikolaus von Flüe; seine Taufe in Kerns; seine Herkunft', und schliesst mit Ziff. XCVII, 1514, Pamphilis Gengenbach erinnert in seinem Lied vom alten Eidgenossen an die Räte [wohl i.S.v. Ratschlägen] Bruder Klausens'. Band II (Ziff. XCVIII) schliesst an mit 1514/1519, 'Glareans Lobgedicht auf die schweizerischen Orte mit dem Kommentar des Myconius' (i.e. bürgerl. Oswald Geisshüsler, 1488-1552, reformierter Theologe und Freund Zwinglis). Die eigentliche Darstellung schliesst pp. 1003-1007 mit Ziff. CLXXVI, 1669/1671, 'Erlaubnis der kirchlichen Verehrung des Bruder Klaus'. Es folgen einige Nachträge und ein relativ umfangreicher, auch illustrierter dokumentarischer Anhang, sowie ein Orts-, Personen und Sachverzeichnis als Gesamtregister. Die Literaturhinweise finden sich in den Fussnoten. -- "In dem vorliegenden Monumentalwerke hat es Herr Dr. Robert Durrer in Stans unternommen, die hist[orisch]-kritische Grundlage für die Lebensgeschichte des Seligen zu schaffen. [..] Die Arbeit Durrers ist in erster Linie ein Quellenwerk. Jahrelange Vorarbeiten und eine glückliche Findergabe erlauben dem Verfasser, eine ganze Reihe unbekannter Urkunden und Nachrichten über Bruder Klaus erstmals zu veröffentlichen. Dazu tritt die kritisch-kunsthistorische Darstellung aller mit dem Seligen in Beziehung stehenden Altertümer, der Bruderklausen-Häuser, der Ranftkapellen mit den neu entdeckten Fresken und der Heiligtümer in Sachseln, wie auch aller Bruderklausen-Reliquien." (Verlagsprospekt, dat. 'Sarnen, den 1. Jänner 1922', erschienen zum Abschluss der Edition: "soeben ist vollständig geworden"). - Noch 1997 zollt Pirmin Meier diesem Werk den verdienten "Respekt vor einer einzigartigen Leistung, die gewaltige Vorarbeit des grossen Historikers Robert Durrer (1867-1934) [..] im Hinblick auf die Erschliessung der Quellen" (in: Ich Bruder Klaus von Flüe. Zürich 1997, p. 12). Vgl. auch Feller/Bonjour, 2. Aufl. 1979, p. 793 f. "Es ist eine wortgetreue Edition aller erreichbaren bekannten und der unbekannten, erst von ihm entdeckten Urkunden; sie werden durch einen überquellenden, aus Originalakten stammenden Kommentar zusammengehalten. Man darf deshalb sagen, das Werk sei eine Darstellung des Lebens und Nachlebens von Niklaus von der Flüe. [..] Mit seinem Werk hat Durrer zur Heiligsprechung des Nidwaldner Landesvaters wesentlich beigetragen." (p. 795). -- Niklaus von Flüe (1417-21.3.1487 Ranft, Gem. Sachseln), aus Unterwalden. In den ersten fünfzig Jahren seines Lebens war von Flüe, der später als Bruder Klaus bekannt wurde, v.a. Bauer und Vater von fünf Söhnen und fünf Töchtern. Vor 1467 wird er dreimal urkundlich erwähnt. 1462 erscheint er als Vertreter Obwaldens in einem Urteilsspruch, den die Kastvogteiorte im Streit zwischen dem Kloster Engelberg und den Pfarrgenossen von Stans fällten. Aus dem Dokument lässt sich indirekt auf eine Mitgliedschaft von Flües in Rat und Gericht von Obwalden schliessen. Zu den führenden Männern des Landes gehörte er jedoch nicht. Politische Bedeutung erlangte er erst, nachdem er der inneren Stimme, die er als Ruf Gottes begriff, endgültig gefolgt war. [..] Der Rat des 'lebendigen Heiligen' wurde nicht nur von einfachen Leuten gesucht, wie ein Bericht offenbart, den der Gesandte des Herzogs von Mailand, Bernardino Imperiali, im Juni 1483 über seinen Besuch im Ranft erstattete. Er fand den Einsiedler 'informato del tutto' vor, also bestens unterrichtet über die Angelegenheit, derentwegen er in die Innerschweiz geschickt worden war. Der vermittelnde Einfluss, den Bruder Klaus, ohne persönlich anwesend zu sein, beim Abschluss des Stanser Verkommnisses 1481 ausübte, gilt als erwiesen. [..] Seit der Quellenedition von Robert Durrer kann die historische Gestalt des Bruder Klaus von späteren Legenden und Mythen deutlich abgehoben werden. [..] Die kirchliche Erlaubnis, ihn auf den Altären zu verehren, wurde erst nach langen Bemühungen erteilt. Nach mehreren Anläufen zwischen 1587 und 1647 erfolgte 1648/49 die Seligsprechung. Nach 1865 wurden die Anstrengungen für die Heiligsprechung wieder aufgenommen, und Papst Pius XII. vollzog sie schliesslich am 15. Mai 1947. Damit erfuhr der Bruder-Klausen-Kult einen neuen Aufschwung. (E. Walder et al., in: HLS; vorliegendes Werk zusammen mit dem Ergänzungsband von R. Amschwand 1987 als einzige Quellenreferenz erwähnt). -- Robert Durrer (Stans 1867-1934 ibid.), kath., von Dallenwil. 1889-1891 Rechtsstudium in Bern, 1891-1893 Geschichtsstudium in Zürich, 1893 Dr. phil. Ab 1893 Mitarbeit an der 'Statistik schweizerischer Kunstdenkmäler' (heute 'Kunstdenkmäler der Schweiz'), 1896-1934 Nidwaldner Staatsarchivar. 1901-1907 Gemeinderat und Kirchenrat in Stans, 1895-1934 Kantonsrichter. Vorstandsmitglied in diversen schweizerischen geschichts- und kulturforschenden Gesellschaften. Träger des päpstlichen Komturkreuzes des hl. Gregor und Officier de l'Ordre de la Couronne Belge. Durrer prägte mit seinen Forschungen das innerschweizerische Geschichtsbild und leistete als Herausgeber des ersten Bandes der 'Kunstdenkmäler der Schweiz' Pionierarbeit. Er entwarf ausserdem die derzeitige Fahne der Päpstlichen Schweizergarde. (P. Steiner, in: HLS). --- NETTOGEWICHT 4.3 kg

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        Le Guerrier Appliqué. [Inscribed / Signed]

      Paris: Éditions Sansot. Premiére édition.. Bon état général. Bon exemplaire. Couverture avec manque du coin inferieur sur premier plat, protégée avec jaquette protective en plastique transparente. Intérieur très propre. Exemplaire numéroté : 210 sur un tirage de 470 sur papier bouffant. Dédicace et inscription de l'auteur sur page de faux titre « Nous ne parvenons jamais A faire entre les états extrêmes de la vie autant de différence que nous voudrions. Pour Wladimir Weidle avec amitié. Jean Paulhan». / First edition of this early work, a novel of the Great War, by the eminence grise of 20th Century French letters. One of 470 hand-numbered copies on papier bouffant, with a fine unattributed art nouveau woodcut vignette at the close of the text which is repeated on the rear cover. Lower forecorner lacking from front wrap, else a very good copy in publisher's blue printed wrappers. Inscribed by Paulhan, "pour Wladimir Weidle avec amitié, Jean Paulhan," and with a further quote from Marivaux. A rare and elegantly realized book. . Premiére édition. Paris, Éditions Sansot, 1917. 17 X 11 cm. 156 pages. Broché / Softcover. Bon état général. Bon exemplaire. Couverture avec manque du coin inferieur sur premier plat, protégée avec jaquette protective en plastique transparente. Intérieur très propre. Exemplaire numéroté : 210 sur un tirage de 470 sur papier bouffant. Dédicace et inscription de l'auteur sur page de faux titre « Nous ne parvenons jamais A faire entre les états extrêmes de la vie autant de différence que nous voudrions. Pour Wladimir Weidle avec amitié. Jean Paulhan». / First edition of this early work, a novel of the Great War, by the eminence grise of 20th Century French letters. One of 470 hand-numbered copies on papier bouffant, with a fine unattributed art nouveau woodcut vignette at the close of the text which is repeated on the rear cover. Lower forecorner lacking from front wrap, else a very good copy in publisher's blue printed wrappers. Inscribed by Paulhan, "pour Wladimir Weidle avec amitié, Jean Paulhan," and with a further quote from Marivaux. A rare and elegantly realized book. 1912. Jean Paulhan enseigne le malgache à l'École des Langues orientales. Lorsque la guerre éclate, il est affecté comme sergent au 9e Zouaves. On connaît de lui (sous le boléro à soutaches) une photographie assez belle. Le front haut, le regard un peu rêveur ou mélancolique, le menton, par contraste, bien dessiné et presque dur, tout y indique une vive attention à l'univers intérieur, mais aussi la faculté de voir et d'agir. Blessé le 25 décembre 1914 au bois de Saint-Mard, Jean Paulhan met à profit des loisirs forcés. Ce sera un livre bref, l'un des plus vrais qui soient sur un sujet prêtant aux effusions, LE GUERRIER APPLIQUÉ. Le titre, prétendait Valéry, est admirable : il dit tout. Publié en 1917 chez Sansot, il reparaîtra en 1930 chez Gallimard. De fort bons esprits le mettent au rang des chefs-d'oeuvre. [atelierpdf].

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        His Last Bow

      London: John Murray. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Minor fading to spine. 1917. First Edition. Red hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 305pp + ads. .

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        L'enfantement du mort Miracle en pourpre noir et or EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Georges Crès & Cie, 1917. Fine. Georges Crès & Cie, Paris 1917, 22x27cm, relié. - First edition, one of 23 numbered copies on Imperial Japan, to leading copy.binding bradel half skin embossed khaki, back smooth, flat paper adorned with gilded spiral moire, illustrated wrappers preserved and bound in gilded spiral moire effect cuts, golden head, elegant binding signed Goy & Vilaine.Envoi signed autograph of auteur.Ouvrage decorated with two original illustrations by Marcel Féguide.Notre copy is complete photographic portrait of the author by Man Ray.Très uncommon work printed in three colors and colophon April 18, 1917, the 990th day of the war. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 23 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon impérial, tirage de tête. Reliure à la bradel en demi peau gaufrée kaki, dos lisse, plats de papier ornés de spirales dorées à effet moiré, couvertures illustrées conservées, spirales dorées à effet moiré sur les coupes, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de Marcel l'Herbier. Ouvrage orné de deux illustrations originales de Marcel Féguide. Notre exemplaire est bien complet du portrait photographique de l'auteur par Man Ray.Très rare ouvrage imprimé en trois couleurs et achevé d'imprimer le 18 Avril 1917, 990ème jour de guerre.

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        OUR HAWAII

      New York: Macmillan, 1917. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint spotting to spine, minor wear to edges and corner, but near fine. xiv, 345 pp., [4] pages ads at rear; frontispiece and 15 full-page plates from photographs, colored map; small 8vo, original blue cloth with cover design and lettering in gilt. First printing of Charmian's second book (after "Log of the Snark"). This copy inscribed by the author to the Londons' close friend Johannes Reimers: "Dear Johannes: Here it is, at last - the rest of the tale of our Golden Trail through the Purple Seas, and amongst the Blessed Isles and their Love People, whom you and our dear lost Jack loved so well. Charmian, New York City, February 15, 1918." Johannes Reimers was a Norwegian-American writer and artist who first met Jack at a 1902 birthday party given for Jack by Anna Strunsky. See Charmian London's "The Book of Jack London" volume 1, page 368 for a detailed account of this first meeting. Reimers much later designed the landscaping surrounding the Londons' doomed Wolf House.

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        La jeune parque EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Nrf, 1917. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1917, 19,5x24cm, broché. - first edition printed 600 copies, numbered ours on laid Arches paper. Very nice copy as published. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 600 exemplaire, le nôtre numéroté sur vergé d'Arches. Très bel exemplaire tel que paru.

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        THE SHADOW LINE

      1917. A Confession. Garden City NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1917. Original blue cloth decorated in gilt, with dust jacket. First American Edition, published about a month after Dent's London edition. The American edition was set from proof sheets supplied by Dent, after which Conrad made changes that were effected in the UK edition but not in the US one; as a result, "the American edition provides an interesting intermediate text between the ENGLISH REVIEW and the first Dent edition, showing the extensive changes made from serial to copy text for the book, as well as the further polishing which took place in proof" [Cagle]. This is one of Conrad's most autobiographical tales; to quote from the dust jacket,~The "shadow line" is that dim boundary that divides youth from maturity. How a young first mate, who unexpectedly finds himself in command of a sailing vessel, leaves his carefree youth behind forever in the agonizing responsibility of a twenty-one day voyage from Bankok [sic] to Singapore. His ship is becalmed, the whole crew stricken with fever and no quinine in the medicine chest!~This is a fine copy. The scarce dust jacket, which we seem to see only once or twice a decade, is very good (spine browned as always with these DP&Co jackets, a couple of vertical creases, minor edge-wear). Cagle A21b.1.

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        A SPORTSMAN'S MISCELLANY.

      A COMPREHENSIVE CHINA HUNTING & SHOOTERS BOOK Tientsin 1917, - Tientsin Pr. Original decorated blue cloth,226p., 81 b.w. plates and drawings, large size 18 x 24 cm.,paper bit browned as usual, neatly rebacked old spine layeddown, corners bit bumped worn, contents solid. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book (Original yearbook signed by Margaret Mitchell)

      Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co, 1917. First Edition. First Edition. Blank book-style yearbook (largely still blank) belonging to Elizabeth Floding with numerous inscriptions and well wishes from various students and faculty, including a four-line Gellett Burgess poem written to Floding by Margaret Mitchell: "I never saw a purple cow, I never hope to see one, I'll tell you one thing anyhow, I'd rather see than be one! Ha! Ha! Margaret Mitchell." Additional ephemera also laid in, including a piano recital program and various small photographs. "Gone With the Wind" writer Mitchell attended private girls' school Washington Seminary in Atlanta Georgia, where presumably Floding was a classmate. The book also contains an inscription to Floding from English teacher Eva Paisley, whom Mitchell would credit as the first to recognize her writing talent. Floding would go on to attend Emory University. Very Good plus, housed in a custom gray cloth chemise and gray leather slipcase decorated with gilt titles and decorative gilt roses.

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        The Old Huntsman and Other Poems (signed by author)

      Heinemann, 1917. 1st edition. Hardcover. Considering its age, this copy is in excellent condition, absent the wrapper. The pages and endpapers are very clean; the fore and bottom edges are untrimmed as issued; the grey paper boards are very near fine; the spine label is intact though very slightly frayed; the five-line errata slip is in place on the contents page. This is a very nice example of a scarce title, containing 72 poems, the first of Sassoon's great anti-war volumes of poetry, 'with a fidelity to fact and a dramatic quality which are altogether unique'. Signed by Sassoon neatly on the half-title page. This first impression, from an edition of 740 copies printed for the British market, is a unique copy.

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        DADA 1. Recueil littéraire et artistique.,

      Zürich, Mouvement Dada Juli 1917, - Mit fünf Holzschnitten von Hans Arp, Marcel Janco, Enrico Prampolini, davon einer auf dem Vorderumschlag. Erste Ausgabe der frühen Züricher Dada-Zeitschrift, von der insgesamt nur sieben Nummern erschienen. ( Raabe 34 ) (Klammern leicht angerostet, unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar, 1. und letzte Seite leicht fingerfleckig, 1. S. m. 0,5 cm Randeinriß ) -J- Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 300 Orangefarbige OBr., 23,5 x 20 cm [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'éventail revue de littérature et d'art Collection complète du n°1 du 15 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Genève: L'éventail, 1917. Fine. L'éventail, Genève 15 novembre 1917 - 15 octobre 1919, 19x23,5cm, 21 fascicules brochés. - First Edition. Complete collection of 21 numbers paperback, # 1 of 15 November 1917 the first year in 9 of 15 October 1919 the second year: - No. 1, November 15, 1917: "Baudelaire - Unpublished Opinions gathered by "Fan" by Guillaume Apollinaire, Rachilde, Henri de Regnier, Jules Romains, JH Rosny and Willy particular. - No. 2, December 15 1917: "Cezanne and Zola" by William Vogt. - # 3, 15 Jan 1918 "Towards novel" by Stéphane Mallarmé (first edition) - No. 4, February 15 1918 - No. 5, March 15, 1918: "The pretty redhead" by Guillaume Apollinaire (first edition) - # 6, April 15, 1918: "Literary Curiosities" by Henri Gauthier-Villars - No. 7, May 15, 1918 " The invocation of Merlin "by Paul Fort - No. 8, June 15, 1918:" Fragments of Francis Jammes "by Jacques Rivière - No. 9, July 15, 1918:" Song of Myself "and" Brooks Fall " by Walt Whitman (unpublished translation of André Gide) - No. 10, October 15, 1918: "Auguste Rodin" by Mario Meunier, "Guillaume Apollinaire" by André Breton - No. 11, 15 November 1918: "The Evenings Lapin Agile "by Francis Carco - n ° 12, 15 December 1918: "Love" by Andre Gide - n ° 1, 15 Jan 1919 "André Lhote" by Andre Salmon - No. 2, February 15 1919: "Poem" by Francis Carco, "Theme of pastoral nostalgia" by Max Jacob, "Cinema Palace" by Philippe Soupault, "Lighting of sight" by Louis Aragon, "December" by André Breton, "The line names and figures "by Pierre Reverdy - No. 3, March 15, 1919:" Poems "by Kunimoto Kawakami," The precepts of Whistler "by Paul-Jean Toulet - No. 4, April-May 1919:" Some flowers "Rachilde by" Fern "by Jean Cassou - No. 5, June 15, 1919:" Heloise "and" The hand that pose "by Paul-Jean Toulet - No. 6, July 15, 1919:" Modigliani "by Francis Carco - No. 7, August 15, 1919: "Casa de Hospedes" by René Bizet - No. 8, September 15, 1919: "Poems" by Guy-Charles Cros - No. 9, October 15, 1919: "Back to Remy Gourmont "by Rouveyre Illustrations Bressler, Barraud, Blanchet, Appenzeller, Barth, Buchet, Rouveyre, Egger, original wood François, Appenzeller, Prina, Modigliani, lithographs Barraud. Many reproductions inset laminated. Some covers parts and traces of tape on some issues, otherwise fresh copies. Rare complete collection. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Collection complète des 21 numéros brochés, du n°1 du 15 novembre 1917 de la première année au n°9 du 15 octobre 1919 de la deuxième année : - n°1, 15 nov. 1917 : "Baudelaire - Opinions inédites réunies par l'Eventail" par Guillaume Apollinaire, Rachilde, Henri de Régnier, Jules Romains, J.-H. Rosny et Willy notamment.- n°2, 15 déc. 1917 : "Cézanne et Zola" par William Vogt.- n°3, 15 janv. 1918 : "Vers inédits" par Stéphane Mallarmé (édition originale)- n°4, 15 fév. 1918 - n°5, 15 mars 1918 : "La jolie rousse" par Guillaume Apollinaire (édition originale)- n°6 , 15 avril 1918 : "Curiosités littéraires" par Henri Gauthier-Villars- n°7, 15 mai 1918 : "L'invocation à Merlin" par Paul Fort- n°8, 15 juin 1918 : "Fragments sur Francis Jammes" par Jacques Rivière- n°9, 15 juillet 1918 : "Chant de moi-même" et "Ruisseaux d'automne" par Walt Whitman (traduction inédite d'André Gide)- n°10, 15 oct. 1918 : "Auguste Rodin" par Mario Meunier, "Guillaume Apollinaire" par André Breton- n°11, 15 nov. 1918 : "Les Veillées du Lapin agile" par Francis Carco- n°12, 15 déc. 1918 : "Rencontres" par André Gide- n°1, 15 janv. 1919 : "André Lhote" par Andre Salmon- n°2, 15 fév. 1919 : "Poème" par Francis Carco, "Thème de la nostalgie pastorale" par Max Jacob, "Cinéma-Palace" par Philippe Soupault, "Eclairage à perte de vue" par Louis Aragon, "Décembre" par André Breton, "La ligne des noms et des figures" par Pierre Reverdy, - n°3, 15 mars 1919 : "Poèmes" par Kunimoto Kawakami, "Les préceptes de Whistler" par Paul-Jean Toulet- n°4, avril-mai 1919 : "Quelques fleurs" par Rachilde, "Fougère" par Jean Cassou- n°5, 15 juin 1919 : "Héloïse" et "La main qui se pose" par Paul-Jean Toulet- n°6, 15 juillet 1919 : "Modigliani" par Francis Carco- n°7, 15 août 1919 : "Casa de Hospèdes" par René Bizet- n°8, 15 sept. 1919 : "Poèmes" par Guy-Charles Cros- n°9, 15 oct. 1919 : "Retour à Remy de Gourmont" par André RouveyreIllustrations de Bressler, Barraud, Blanchet, Appenzeller, Barth, Buchet, André Rouveyre, Egger, bois originaux de François, Appenzeller, Prina, Modigliani, lithographies originales de Barraud. Nombreuses reproductions hors-texte contrecollées. Certaines couvertures détachées et quelques traces de scotch sur certains numéros, sinon exemplaires frais. Rare collection complète.

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        Les fleurs du mal. Edition decoree de portraits d'en-tetes, de culs-de-lampe et de fleurons dessines et graves par J.-L. Perrichon. Introduction d'Andre Gide.

      Paris, Editions d'Art Edouard Pelletan, R. Helleu, 1917.. XVIII, 337 S., 2 Bl., 2 weiße Blätter, mit Illustrationen von Perrichon. 8° (Format 21,5x16 cm), roter, goldgeprägter Ganz-Ledereinband mit Intarsienarbeiten im Schuber.. Von Hand numeriertes Exemplar (No. 330 von 750 Exemplaren, Gesamtauflage 790 Ex.) mit handschriftlicher Initial-Signatur (H. C. oder H. G.). Meistereinband, signiert von Richard Guyot! Rotes und schwarzes Maroquin mit floralen Art Deco-Motiven und dekorativ geschwungenen goldgeprägten Linien, Der Rücken unten datiert, Mit Innenrandvergoldungen und Seidenbezug. Kopgoldschnitt. In einem passgenauerm Pappschuber mit Randlederbezügen, aussen und innen mit marmorierten Bezügen. Mit eingebundenen broschierten Originaldeckeln. - Mit sehr leichter Anplatzstelle am Rücken oben im Gelenk (ca. 1 cm), minimalste Bereibungen des Einbandes, die Seidenvorsätze leichter randgebleicht, innen vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig, der Schuber an den Kanten etwas beschabt. - In Französisch. - Wir nehmen an, daß der Einband nach 1917 eingebunden wurde und somit in die Zeit des Art Deco fällt. Die typischen Ornamente und Linienführungen passen zum Art Deco auch wenn der Einband am Rücken vom Einbinder mit 1917 angegeben wurde, was ev. wohl nur das Erscheinungsdatum des Titels verdeutlichen soll. Wahrscheinlich also um 1920-1925 eingebunden.

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        Recherches mathématiques sur la théorie de la valeur et des prix

      M. Giard & E. Brière 1917 - First edition in book form of this important thesis which first appeared in the review "Transactions of the Connecticut Academy" (1892) and was first published in English book form by Yale University Press in 1925, eight years after this French edition, in-8, paperback, 205 pages, original introduction by Irving Fisher for this French edition, translated by Jacques Moret, very good, rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        De nieuwe beweging in de schilderkunst

      Waltman, Delft 1917 - First edition. 44 pp. + 21 black-and-white plates reproducing works of art by Manet, Matisse, Picasso, Mondrian, van Doesburg, Toorop, et. al. 1 vols. 8vo. A seminal study of the schools of modern art by this Dutch artist and founder of "De Stijl", which was first issued in this same year. Normally, the book appears in wrappers. It is very scarce indeed in the publisher's boards. Baljeu, Bibl. 215; cf. Schwarz, Almanacco Dada, p. 489 The the very scarce original quarter leather binding with pictorial boards, reproducing the Toorop painting "Het Gebed op den Kruisweg" on the upper cover. Very good 44 pp. + 21 black-and-white plates reproducing works of art by Manet, Matisse, Picasso, Mondrian, van Doesburg, Toorop, et. al. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Original Photographs - WWI Royal Flying Corps. No. 47 Squadron - Salonika Campaign - Macedonia

      Macedonia, 1917. Macedonia, 1915-1918. Ten (10) Original Photographs of No. 47 Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps, and other Allied troops, illustrating First World War action in the Salonika Campaign. Sepia toned gelatin silver prints, each hand-trimmed and mounted with clear corners onto a cardstock leaf protected in plastic sleeve, photographs vary slightly in size, the smallest measuring approximately 14,5 x 11 cm, and the largest 17 x 12 cm. Occasional mild creasing, otherwise in very good, original condition, a pleasing lot of scarce photographs. Uncommon, affecting and scarce images illustrate operations and conditions of the Salonika Campaign fought in the Balkans, a largely forgotten front of the Great War albeit significant, and, in many aspects, redolent of the Western Front. These original photographs capture the aftermath of air combat, the harshness of the terrain into which were carved complex dugouts and trench systems, arduous labour, and occasional reprieve from it all. Especially heartrending is a photograph (also held by London's Imperial War Museum), which shows a fallen B.E.12a aircraft of 47 Squadron and its pilot, 2nd Lieutenant Paul Denys Montague, who died from the impact and who buried at the crash site. Whilst performing a raid on an ammunition dump at Cestovo on 29 October 1917, the aircraft was taken down over Bulgarian lines by the enemy's defense. The man standing near the body is a General donning an Adrian helmet and long winter greatcoat. On this day five further aircraft attacked the Cestovo dump, but were met with eight fighter planes from the Hudova aerodrome. Three photographs show separate crash sites. [Cestovo is a city in Macedonia, situated approximately 76 miles south-east of Skopje, the country's capital.] Limited resources coupled with hostile environmental factors contributed unique obstacles on the Macedonian Front, the vast, rocky and hilly terrain being well illustrated here with resolute soldiers toiling diligently to create intricate store houses, interminable trenches, and underground quarters. The men excavating and constructing underground shelters in these photographs are from the Greek military. [Malaria was also an unexpected and fierce foe to be reckoned with, attacking well over 162,000 British men over the duration of this campaign.] To portray an added element of the Second Battle of Doiran, 18-19 September 1918, a group of fighters dons their respirator masks, which were worn during combat due to lingering gas in the air. The eye pieces being clouded with gun smoke, men being incesssantly assailed by gun fire and bayonets while literally fighting uphill, the Allied troops sustained very heavy casualties. [Preparing for a major offensive in hopes of ending the war in the Balkans, a frontal assault led by the 12th Cheshires was made on 'Pip Ridge' which was a 2000 foot high mountain ridge heavily defended with Bulgarian fortresses, notably the Grand Couronne.] Slaughtering cattle to feed the armies (in this instance performed by Greek soldiers), a British military band, and local Balkan entertainers, further illustrate camp life and well-earned brief intermissions from the theatre of war. An uncommon, fascinating, and essential addition to a First World War photographic archive or library. The Balkans Salonika Campaign of 1915-1918 was fought in northern Greece, Serbia and Albania In 1915, a large Allied expeditionary force established a base at Salonika (now Thessaloniki) for operations against pro-German Bulgaria. This culminated in the establishment of the Macedonian Front, also known as the Salonika Front. Initially sent to to help the Serbians who had recently been attacked by combined German, Austro-Hungarian and Bulgarian armies. Although the Serbs had already defeated at the time of their arrival, a complex relationship with Greece led to thousands of British troops, later joined by French, Italians and Russians, facing the Bulgarian Army, an ally of the Central Powers, on the Salonika front. The Salonika Front is arguably one of the most forgotten in terms of where British and Commonwealth troops served in the Great War. Seldom mentioned in First World War accounts published in western countries, therefore little-known to many folks, the Salonika Campaign involved almost one million service personnel, including significant contingents from Britain (150,000) and France (200,000). It resulted in the redrawing of borders across the Balkans, and the present year (2015) marks its centenary. The campaign was characterised by periods of intense fighting, static warfare just as on the Western Front, an extensive trench system also likening the Western Front. While there were notable battles here, especially in the final phase of operations in 1918, the greatest threat and the most casualties was from disease, malaria in particular. [In the British Army 162,517 suffered from disease. More than 10,600 British soldiers died in Salonika, the cause for many being disease as opposed to battle. Over 500,000 men in Salonika were treated for non-battle injuries or sickness. With the campaign being a low priority for the War Office, the assistance rendered by voluntary medical organisations, such as the Scottish Women's Hospitals, proved invaluable.] The British Salonika Force (BSF) was commanded by Lieutenant General George Milne from May 1916, following General Sir Bryan Mahon's posting to Egypt. At its height - late 1916 to early 1917 - it comprised six infantry divisions, grouped into two corps: XII Corps: 22nd, 26th, 60th Divisions; and XVI Corps: 10th, 27th, 28th Divisions. This made it a mixture of Regular, New Army and Territorial formations, with battalions of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh origin. Yeomanry (in the 7th and 8th Mounted Brigades and as Divisional and Headquarters troops) and cyclists provided the BSF's mounted element. The only crucial weakness lay in artillery, especially howitzers. In support were Royal Engineers; British, Maltese and Macedonian Labour Battalions; ASC, Indian and Maltese muleteers; RAMC, Canadian and volunteer medical services. Air support was provided by Nos. 17 and 47 Squadrons RFC, and No 17 Kite Balloon Section. A third squadron, No. 150, was formed during 1918. RNAS aircraft based at Stavros and on the island of Thasos also assisted with operations. On 1 April 1918 the Army's Royal Flying Corps was merged with the Royal Naval Air Service to form the Royal Air Force. As such, a number of pilots from No. 47 and No. 17 Squadrons transferred to form a new unit, No. 150 Squadron RAF, which would be based at Kirec, Salonika. This new unit was primarily equipped with SE 5as, Camels, and Bristol MC 1 monoplanes. . Very Good.

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        The Writings of Kate Douglas Wiggin. The Birds' Christmas Carol, etc

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1917., 1917. The Autograph Edition, SIGNED by the Author and LIMITED to 500 copies of which this is number 103. Complete in 11 volumes, bound for the publisher's by The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass., in green half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines evenly faded to brown; marbled boards and end papers; top edges gilt others untrimmed. Generously illustrated with full page coloured and black and white plates. Unusually, the Autograph page doesn't only include the Author's signature but also a more personal hand written INSCRIPTION too: "Your ownership of this edition means that you must have a certain affection for my work. Thus you make me your friend and debtor. Gratefully Yours." The name of the receiver is hand-written bellow the author's signature. A charming inscription in a superb set in an old leather binding.

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        The Newlyweds and their Baby's Comic Pictures for Painting and Crayoning

      Akron/New York/Chicago: The Saalfield Publishing Co.. Very Good+. (c.1917, 1907). Stiff wrappers. NOISBN . [moderate edgewear to covers, internally Fine except for the expected and inevitable age-toning to the pages]. (cartoon strips and panels) A remarkably well-preserved example of this rare vintage coloring book (OCLC reports only four library holdings), containing mostly undated reprints of George McManus's newspaper comic strip, "The Newlyweds," generally considered the first American "family" strip. Created by the then 20-year-old McManus for Joseph Pulitzer's New York World in 1904, the strip ran for twelve years, at various times as both a daily and Sunday feature; when McManus left the World for the New York American (a Hearst paper), he began a new strip called "Their Only Child" ("a perfect clone," in the words of one historian), while "The Newlyweds" continued in the World, drawn by Albert George Carmichael. Dating the strips in the book would be a major research task, not helped by the mishmash of dates provided: the 1917 date is on the front cover; the title page reads: "Copyrighted 1907 by the Press Publishing Co."; and several of the individual color strips bear a 1916 copyright date, also credited to the "Press Publishing Co. (N.Y. World)." All appear to all be Sunday strips, although some are in B&W (for "coloring-in" purposes, I suppose) and others in color, and despite McManus's sole by-line on the title page, Carmichael's work is also well-represented. (On quite a few, either McManus's or Carmichael's signature is visible; generally speaking, the color versions appear to be by Carmichael and the B&W ones by McManus.) To my eyes, the 1917 publication date signals the publishers' attempt to wring a few more drops of revenue out of a feature that had ended the previous year; the seemingly anomalous 1907 copyright date would seem related to the "birth date" of baby Snookums (yes, that was his name), who was introduced into the strip in that year. [Either that or it's just a "holdover" from an earlier book incarnation, "The Newlyweds and Their Baby," published the same year by the New York World, but not to be confused with the present volume.] But relax: it's not so much a collection (let alone a chronicle) as it is a sampler of "The Newlyweds," and as such is utterly charming. McManus's most successful and best-remembered strip, "Bringing Up Father" (aka "Jiggs & Maggie"), debuted in 1913 and had an amazing 87-year run -- outliving its creator by 46 years! .

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        Geistliche Lieder. In der Originalfassung neu herausgegeben von Dr. Karl von Hollander. Weimar, Gustav Kiepenheuer 1917. 4to. 75 S. Brauner Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit Rückentitel, reicher Rücken- u. Deckelvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt.

      . . Eines von 100 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf handgeschöpftem Bütten. Nur diese Ausgabe wurde bei E. A. Enders mit der Hand in Ganzleder eingebunden. Die Lieder Martin Luther's wurden in der Originalfassung gedruckt. Sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        Lexique français-bambara à l'usage d'un officier de la Grande Guerre et Cor EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      S.l.: S.n., 1917. Fine. S.n., S.l. 1917-1920, Lexique : 6p. (21,5x30,5cm) ; 1p. (21x27cm) ; 1p. (21,5x27cm) ; 2p. (15x19,5cm) ; 1p. 16x21,5cm) ; 2p. (11x17,5cm) ; 4p. (13,5x21,5cm) ; 1p. (13,5x21cm) ; 1 récépissé postal (6x9,5cm) ; 2p. (21x27cm), en feuilles. - Set of letters from various correspondents sent to Marcel Henrion, a French officer in a regiment colonial.Une of this correspondence consisted of letters of Sergeant Kaminado Diallo per whose amazing French-Bambara lexicon for the use of his superior and friend Marcel Henrion. Other letters relating Diallo including its demobilization very late (August 1920), show links intense friendships that have developed between the metropolitan and the rifleman during the war. Around this correspondence, the other riflemen and friends Diallo tells us the tragic death less than a month after his discharge young Senegalese per. Rare written testimony of sharpshooters on their involvement in the war which they were major players. In 1914, their courage brand minds of European Affairs, in 1916, they largely involved in the recovery of Fort Douaumont and in 1917, nearly 7000 of them were killed in the battle of the Chemin des Dames. Reims monument will raise them for their contribution to the defense of the city. Of the 200,000 engaged "Senegalese" 30,000 died in battle. Yet this toll will not erode the strong camaraderie that develops between Western and African Affairs within the "colonial infantry regiments mixed." Transcending cultural and ethnic differences, and these letters show the common lexicon story of men from all walks taken in the turmoil of this absurd war Nations.Malgré the importance of their participation in the war and victory, very little written evidence of Senegalese soldiers have survived nous.Émouvants documents written not what Senghor called "black Great Danes of the Empire" is presented in .L'ensemble shirt and black half morocco case signed Goy & Vilaine back smooth, long title, boards Africanising paper. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Ensemble de lettres provenant de différents correspondants adressées à Marcel Henrion, officier français dans un régiment colonial. Une partie de cette correspondance est composée de lettres du sergent interprète Kaminado Diallo dont un étonnant lexique français-bambara à l'usage de son supérieur et ami Marcel Henrion. Les autres lettres de Diallo relatant notamment sa démobilisation très tardive (août 1920), témoignent des liens d'amitiés intenses qui se sont noués entre le métropolitain et le tirailleur pendant la guerre. Autour de cette correspondance, celle d'autres tirailleurs et d'amis de Diallo nous apprennent la mort tragique moins d'un mois après sa démobilisation du jeune interprète sénégalais. Rare témoignage écrit de tirailleurs sur leur engagement dans cette guerre dont ils furent des acteurs majeurs. Dès 1914, leur courage marque les esprits des combattants européens, en 1916, ils participent largement à la reprise du fort de Douamont et en 1917, près de 7 000 d'entre eux sont tués dans la bataille du Chemin des Dames. La ville de Reims leur élèvera un monument pour leur contribution à la défense de la ville. Sur les 200 000 engagés « sénégalais », 30 000 moururent au champ d'honneur. Pourtant ce lourd tribut n'entamera pas la très forte camaraderie qui naît entre les combattants occidentaux et africains au sein des « régiments mixtes d'infanterie coloniale ». Transcendant les différences culturelles et ethniques, ces lettres et ce lexique témoignent de la commune histoire d'hommes de tous horizons pris dans la tourmente absurde de cette guerre des Nations. Malgré l'importance de leur participation à la guerre et à la victoire, très peu de témoignages écrits des tirailleurs sénégalais sont parvenus jusqu'à nous.  Émouvants documents rédigés pas ceux que Senghor a surnommé les « Dogues noirs de l'Empire ». L'ensemble est présenté sous chemise et étui en demi maroquin noir signé Goy & Vilaine, dos lisse, titre en long, plats de papier africanisant.

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        Vagabondages EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Edward Sansot, 1917. Fine. Edward Sansot, Paris s.d. (1917), 11x17cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 25 numbered copies on old Japan, leading copies. Some small foxing mainly affecting the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur vieux Japon, tirage de tête. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes.

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        Brauner

      o. J. [1917?]. Öl auf Holz; unleserliche Signatur rechts oben; datiert (?): [19]17 Maße (H x B): 32,5 x 22 cm ohne Rahmen; 42 x 32 cm mit Rahmen Weitere Details u. Fotos auf Anfrage. Zustand: siehe Bild; Rahmen leicht bestossen; an den Holzübergängen der 3-teiligen Platte minimale Abplatzungen; insgesamt alters-/gebrauchsgemäss sehr gut erhalten.. SEHR GUTES GEMÄLDE !

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        7 Photos of the Russian Revolution in Tomsk

      ca. 1917, Russia - Collection of 7 original, vintage photographs. All labelled in ink in Hungarian "Tomszk", one "Tomszk, forradalom". (Tomsk, Revolution). In various sizes (ca. 80 × 120 mm.). The Russian Revolution in 1917 (8 March - 8 November) overthrew the Tsarist autocracy and led to the establishment of the Soviet state. One of the strongest Bolshevik organization outside of Moscow was in Tomsk. During the Revolution there were massive demonstrations organized by the Bolsheviks for the Soviet power. The center of these demonstrations and riots were at the University's building (now: Tomsk State University) and at the now called Lenin Square. Two photos of the collection are showing these places. The photographer remained unknown, but most likely he was a Hungarian prisoners of war, as the 40 percent of the 600,000 Hungarian POW were held at this area (Tomsk, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk). The Hungarian POWs in Tomsk were the most active pro-Bolshevik group among them and many of the leaders of the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919 were imprisoned here, among others Béla Kun and Ferenc Münnich. The photographs are showing revolutionary gatherings, one is in front of the University, most of the people are in uniform, someone holds a placard with the word "?????" (soil) written on it. Other photos were made on the streets of Tomsk, picturing the Cathedral of the Epiphany at the now called Lenin Square, showing traditional wooden houses of the peasants, and the river port. Collection of 7 original, vintage photographs. All labelled in ink in Hungarian "Tomszk", one "Tomszk, forradalom". (Tomsk, Revolution)

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        MA. Irodalmi és képz?m?vészeti folyóirat. II. 3. [MA. (Today.) Review of Literature and Art. II. 3.]

      Lajos Kassák. (Krausz J. és Társa) January 15, 1917, Budapest - Illustrated title page, and a full page illustration. First edition. Text in Hungarian. (1), 34-48 p. A reproduction of Jen? Pászk's drawing on title page, and a full page illustration by him. "MA" was the second avant-garde periodical edited by Lajos Kassák, the chief figure of the Hungarian avant-garde movement, who gathered the most outstanding artists around his magazines. Kassák's previous activist magazine "A Tett" (The Act) was banned by the authorities in 1916, due to it's pacifism. Two months later the first issue of "MA" was published, edited with the same ideology and ambitious content but in a different format and with more emphasis on the international trends of the modern movements. Artistically restored. Slightly trimmed. In fine condition.

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        Ma. Irodalmi és képz?m?vészeti folyóirat. II. 7. [MA. (Today.) Review of Literature and Art II. 7.]

      Ma folyóirat és könyvkiadó Rt. (Krausz J. és Társa) May 15, 1917, Budapest - Illustrated title page (by Rembrandt) and 2 full page reproductions. First edition. Text in Hungarian. (1), 98-116 p. With full pages reproductions of Károly Kernstock's painting and Béla Uitz's drawing. "MA" was the second avant-garde periodical edited by Lajos Kassák, the chief figure of the Hungarian avant-garde movement, who gathered the most outstanding artists around his magazines. Kassák's previous activist magazine "A Tett" (The Act) was banned by the authorities in 1916, due to it's pacifism. Two months later the first issue of "MA" was published, edited with the same ideology and ambitious content but in a different format and with more emphasis on the international trends of the modern movements. Artistically restored. In fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        His Last Bow

      London John Murray 1917. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Minor fading to spine First Edition Red hardback cloth cover 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 305pp + ads.

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        The Job

      Harper 1917 - First Edition, First Printing. The book is in solid condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a facsimile dustjacket from the orginal. We buy Sinclair Lewis First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Broadway Anthology [Signed by Kingsley; Association Copy -- copy of Louis V. DeFoe]

      Duffield & Company, 1917, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First editionA Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original paper-covered boards (chipping to the upper spine, some rubbing to the spine label, minor marking to the front board label, tiny rubs to the board corners, scattered foxing, primarily to the pastedowns and free endpapers), INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY WALTER J. KINGSLEY TO LOUIS V. DEFOE on the front free endpaper with Defoe's bookplate to the front pastedown; a remarkable anthology of Poetry by four monumental individuals who through their work had a substantial effect on society. Edward L. Bernays, author of the influential book "Propaganda" (Liveright, 1928), was a nephew of Sigmund Freud -- being the son of Freud's sister Anna and of Ely Bernays -- himself the brother of Freud's wife Martha. In his Obituary, the New York Times described Bernays as "the Father of Public Relations" and, in noting his influence on Society stated that he was "an early leader in the public relations field who devised or developed many techniques for influencing public opinion...was instrumental in the formation of opinion-shaping methods that were used on behalf of many business and industrial enterprises, welfare and civic groups, and governments at home and abroad...[and] helped shape public relations by favoring the use of endorsements from opinion leaders, celebrities, doctors and other "experts" to strengthen the arguments his clients wanted to make." Bernays utilized ideas of crowd psychology propounded by Gustave Le Bon and Wilfred Trotter, along with his uncle Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytical ideas, to manipulate public opinion, a practice he viewed as necessary in order to counteract what he saw as irrational human behavior. Bernays, in short, founded the modern practice of Public Relations. Life Magazine named him one of the 100 most influential Americans of the 20th century. On the debit side, Bernays's ideas were used to overthrow Jacobo Arbenz Guzman the democratically elected President of Guatemala, and Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter described Bernays [and Ivy Lee] as "professional poisoners of the public mind, exploiters of foolishness, fanaticism and self-interest". Screenwriter and music composer Samuel Hoffenstein wrote scripts for many notable movies, including Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), The Miracle Man (1932), Phantom of the Opera (1943), The Wizard of Oz (1939), Tales of Manhattan (1942), Flesh and Fantasy (1943), and Laura (1944). Hoffenstein also was acclaimed for his Poetry. Walter J. Kingsley was one of the most notable Press Agents of the early 20th Century, and Murdoch Pemberton, newspaper reporter, Broadway publicist, playwright, and poet, became the New Yorker's first art critic and co-hosted the luncheon that launched the Algonquin Round Table. As noted above, this copy boasts a fine Association, being inscribed by co-author Walter Kingsley to Louis V. DeFoe, noted drama critic and editor of David Belasco's "The Theatre Through Its Stage Door". Copies of the book are quite scarce to the market, signed copies are scarcer still, and signed copies having a notable Association are as scarce as hen's teeth. A Very Good copy of this SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY LEADING PRESS AGENT WALTER J. KINGSLEY TO NOTED DRAMA CRITIC LOUIS V. DEFOE, BEING ALSO THE DEBUT BOOK OF EDWARD L. BERNAYS, ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL MEN OF THE MODERN ERA.

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        Newark: a Series of Engravings on Wood ?

      Newark, NJ: The Cartaret Book Club, 1917. No. 83 of 200 copies. 5 full-page colored wood-engravings and numerous wood-engraved vignettes in the text, by Rudolf Ruzicka. Text printed by the Merrymount Press. 1 vols. Thin small folio. Quarter cloth and marbled boards. Light wear to corners, in remnant of paper slipcase. No. 83 of 200 copies. 5 full-page colored wood-engravings and numerous wood-engraved vignettes in the text, by Rudolf Ruzicka. Text printed by the Merrymount Press. 1 vols. Thin small folio. Very scarce and desirable masterpiece by Ruzicka, who signed each of the 5 full-page color plates.

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        Le Guerrier Applique. [Inscribed / Signed]

      Paris, Editions Sansot, 1917.. Premiere edition. 17 X 11 cm. 156 pages. Broche / Softcover. Bon etat general. Bon exemplaire. Couverture avec manque du coin inferieur sur premier plat, protegee avec jaquette protective en plastique transparente. Interieur tres propre. Exemplaire numerote : 210 sur un tirage de 470 sur papier bouffant. Dedicace et inscription de l'auteur sur page de faux titre " Nous ne parvenons jamais A faire entre les etats extremes de la vie autant de difference que nous voudrions. Pour Wladimir Weidle avec amitie. Jean Paulhan". / First edition of this early work, a novel of the Great War, by the eminence grise of 20th Century French letters. One of 470 hand-numbered copies on papier bouffant, with a fine unattributed art nouveau woodcut vignette at the close of the text which is repeated on the rear cover. Lower forecorner lacking from front wrap, else a very good copy in publisher's blue printed wrappers. Inscribed by Paulhan, "pour Wladimir Weidle avec amitie, Jean Paulhan," and with a further quote from Marivaux. A rare and elegantly realized book.. 1912. Jean Paulhan enseigne le malgache a l'Ecole des Langues orientales. Lorsque la guerre eclate, il est affecte comme sergent au 9e Zouaves. On connait de lui (sous le bolero a soutaches) une photographie assez belle. Le front haut, le regard un peu reveur ou melancolique, le menton, par contraste, bien dessine et presque dur, tout y indique une vive attention a l'univers interieur, mais aussi la faculte de voir et d'agir. Blesse le 25 decembre 1914 au bois de Saint-Mard, Jean Paulhan met a profit des loisirs forces. Ce sera un livre bref, l'un des plus vrais qui soient sur un sujet pretant aux effusions, LE GUERRIER APPLIQUE. Le titre, pretendait Valery, est admirable : il dit tout. Publie en 1917 chez Sansot, il reparaitra en 1930 chez Gallimard. De fort bons esprits le mettent au rang des chefs-d'oeuvre. [atelierpdf].

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        The Broadway Anthology [Signed by Kingsley; Association Copy -- copy of Louis V. DeFoe]

      New York: Duffield & Company, 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original paper-covered boards (chipping to the upper spine, some rubbing to the spine label, minor marking to the front board label, tiny rubs to the board corners, scattered foxing, primarily to the pastedowns and free endpapers), INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY WALTER J. KINGSLEY TO LOUIS V. DEFOE on the front free endpaper with Defoe's bookplate to the front pastedown; a remarkable anthology of Poetry by four monumental individuals who through their work had a substantial effect on society. Edward L. Bernays, author of the influential book "Propaganda" (Liveright, 1928), was a nephew of Sigmund Freud -- being the son of Freud's sister Anna and of Ely Bernays -- himself the brother of Freud's wife Martha. In his Obituary, the New York Times described Bernays as "the Father of Public Relations" and, in noting his influence on Society stated that he was "an early leader in the public relations field who devised or developed many techniques for influencing public opinion...was instrumental in the formation of opinion-shaping methods that were used on behalf of many business and industrial enterprises, welfare and civic groups, and governments at home and abroad...[and] helped shape public relations by favoring the use of endorsements from opinion leaders, celebrities, doctors and other "experts" to strengthen the arguments his clients wanted to make." Bernays utilized ideas of crowd psychology propounded by Gustave Le Bon and Wilfred Trotter, along with his uncle Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytical ideas, to manipulate public opinion, a practice he viewed as necessary in order to counteract what he saw as irrational human behavior. Bernays, in short, founded the modern practice of Public Relations. Life Magazine named him one of the 100 most influential Americans of the 20th century. On the debit side, Bernays's ideas were used to overthrow Jacobo Arbenz Guzman the democratically elected President of Guatemala, and Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter described Bernays [and Ivy Lee] as "professional poisoners of the public mind, exploiters of foolishness, fanaticism and self-interest". Screenwriter and music composer Samuel Hoffenstein wrote scripts for many notable movies, including Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), The Miracle Man (1932), Phantom of the Opera (1943), The Wizard of Oz (1939), Tales of Manhattan (1942), Flesh and Fantasy (1943), and Laura (1944). Hoffenstein also was acclaimed for his Poetry. Walter J. Kingsley was one of the most notable Press Agents of the early 20th Century, and Murdoch Pemberton, newspaper reporter, Broadway publicist, playwright, and poet, became the New Yorker's first art critic and co-hosted the luncheon that launched the Algonquin Round Table. As noted above, this copy boasts a fine Association, being inscribed by co-author Walter Kingsley to Louis V. DeFoe, noted drama critic and editor of David Belasco's "The Theatre Through Its Stage Door". Copies of the book are quite scarce to the market, signed copies are scarcer still, and signed copies having a notable Association are as scarce as hen's teeth. A Very Good copy of this SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY LEADING PRESS AGENT WALTER J. KINGSLEY TO NOTED DRAMA CRITIC LOUIS V. DEFOE, BEING ALSO THE DEBUT BOOK OF EDWARD L. BERNAYS, ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL MEN OF THE MODERN ERA.

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        3 offprints by William Bateson The Inheritance of the Peculiar Pigmentation of the Silky Fowl and others

      Cambridge at the University Press, various dates - First Separate edition. Offprint. The three with Orland E. White's ownership stamp, with The Blandy Experimental Farm stamp as well. One has O. E. White's ownership signature in pen on front cover. The titles are: Note on a Pheasant Showing Abnormal Sex-Characters reprinted from Journal of Genetics, Vol. VI, No. 3, April 1917 with Rose Haig Thomas; The Inheritance of the Peculiar Pigmentation of the Silky Fowl reprinted from Journal of Genetics, Vol 1, No. 3 September 8, 1911 with R. C. Punnett; Studies in Variegation. I. reprinted from Journal of Genetics, Vol. VIII, No. 2, April 24, 1919. All in very good condition. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Quality, Value, Experience. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Little Brother and Little Sister and Other Tales by The Brothers Grimm.

      - London: Constable, 1917. 4to, 251pp. 12 tipped in color plates, 43 black and white illustrations. Full crushed red morocco extra, gilt-panelled backstrip, slipcase, by Bayntun Riviere. Edition de luxe, signed by Arthur Rackham. This copy has the extra plate at p. 178 also signed by Rackham. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        De nieuwe beweging in de schilderkunst

      Delft: Waltman, 1917. First edition. 44 pp. + 21 black-and-white plates reproducing works of art by Manet, Matisse, Picasso, Mondrian, van Doesburg, Toorop, et. al. 1 vols. 8vo. The the very scarce original quarter leather binding with pictorial boards, reproducing the Toorop painting "Het Gebed op den Kruisweg" on the upper cover. Very good. First edition. 44 pp. + 21 black-and-white plates reproducing works of art by Manet, Matisse, Picasso, Mondrian, van Doesburg, Toorop, et. al. 1 vols. 8vo. A seminal study of the schools of modern art by this Dutch artist and founder of "De Stijl", which was first issued in this same year. Normally, the book appears in wrappers. It is very scarce indeed in the publisher's boards. Baljeu, Bibl. 215; cf. Schwarz, Almanacco Dada, p. 489

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        Tumors of the Nervus Acusticus and the Syndrome of the Cerebellopontine Angle

      W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia 1917 - FIRST EDITION. Octavo, profusely illustrated with 266 figures, viii, 296 pp. Original green ribbed cloth, tooled and gilded on spine. Hinges reinforced by archival tape, bookplate on pastedown with some glue residue, edges foxed, a number of pages clinging to each other. Good overall. Garrison & Morton No. 4601; Heirs of Hippocrates, 2270. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam.An address to the Omar Khyyam Club, April 27, 1898

      printed for Clement Shorter for distribution amongst friends, [London 1917 - One of just 25 copies, this a presentation from the author. [16]pp. 1 vols. 4to. "The Wine of Life keeps oozing drop by drop." Provenance: Sylvia [Stanley?] with this presntation on ffep from the author (and ex-Prime Minister of the UK) "Syvia/ H.H.A./18 March 1917" Red printed wrappers, some soiling and repair to upper cover One of just 25 copies, this a presentation from the author

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        NIPPON GANGU SHUU: COLLECTION OF JAPANESE FOLK TOYS AND PLAY THINGS.

      A CHARMING COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTED SET OF BOOKS [Kyoto 1917, - Unsodo]. Accordion folded, 2 vols., woodblockprinted covers, 78 pages of color woodblock printed plates,no text, illustrating a profusion of toys, games & dolls. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        In Arkadien" originale Kohlezeichnung ca. 40x30cm auf Malkarton; unten links monogrammiert und datiert "1917"

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