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        An Annual of New Poetry: 1917

      London: Constable and Company Ltd,, [1917]. Octavo. Original grey boards, spine and front board lettered in red, edges uncut and unopened. With the dust jacket. A little minor foxing to boards and contents; an excellent copy in the slightly foxed jacket with toned spine. First edition of this important wartime poetry collection, including poems by Edward Thomas (writing for the first time here under his pseudonym Edward Eastaway), W. H. Davies, John Drinkwater, Robert Frost, Wilfrid Wilson Gibson, Sturge Moore, and R. C. Trevelyan.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Adventures of Chippybobbie and his Friend Mr Fieldmouse

      London - Thomas Nelson and Sons Limited 1917 - An early twentieth-century children's book, in its extremely scarce dustwrapper. Illustrated with many coloured plates, and illustrations in the text. Condition: In a cloth binding with paper-covered boards and original dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart, though with some bumping and a few marks. Dustwrapper is sound, though with some chipping, loss, and handling marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing. Overal: VERY GOOD in a GOOD ONLY dustwrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        A szocialisták stockholmi nemzetközi konferenciájáról a Népszava kiküldött tudósitójának cikkei és táviratai alapján megbizható részletes tudósitásokat közöl. [NépszavaProvides Reliable and Detailed Reports From the International Socialist Congress in Stockholm.]

      Világosság rt (1917), Budapest - Lithograph poster, printed in red and black on yellow background. Mounted on canvas. Ca. 63 x 46 cm. Advertisement poster for "Népszava" (People's Voice) the official newspaper of the Hungarian Social Democratic Party. With Mihály Biró's (1886-1948) famous image of the "Red Man with Hammer". The International Socialist Congress in Stockholm (Stockholm Conference) also know as the "Third Zimmerwald Conference" was held in 1917 May-July. It was the final of the anti-war socialist conferences, an attempt by international socialism to end the First World War through negotiation. Lithograph poster, printed in red and black on yellow background

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Ocho Mil Kilometros En Campana *SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR/FORMER MEXICAN PRESIDENT*

      Paris/Mexico: Libreria De La Vda. De Ch. Bouret. Hardcover. 745 pages plus lix detailing names and ranks of those involved in numerous military campaigns. Warmly signed and inscribed to "mi buen amigo Sr. Colonel A.J. (name unclear - possibly Waenab) upon half-title. Obregon was a major figure in the Mexican Revolution and went on to be twice elected President of Mexico. He was assassinated in 1928, shortly after winning his second term. Text in Spanish. Black and white illustrations. Laid in news clipping shows Obregon seated beside his successor in office, General Plutarco Calles. Boards, endpapers and all edges marbled in green. Gilt lettering upon spine. Average wear. Narrow two-inch openings where top of each board meets backstrip. Narrow openings along each hinge. This copy was probaby rebound as evidenced by the three tiny holes in each page near spine. Modest evidence of label removal from base of spine suggests this may have been a library copy. No other markings. Additional details and photos available upon request. . Good. 1917. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Poems

      Nassau, Bahamas: Privately printed at the Guardian Press,, 1917. Tall octavo. Original brown wrappers printed in black. Wrappers rubbed, creased, and chipped, title page and margins of contents lightly toned. First edition, first impression of the author's first book. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Frauenfigur Original Zeichnung.

      Stuttgart, 1917.. 46 x 41 cm Rötelzeichnung. Schön gerahmt. Papier mit leichten Knickspuren. Signiert und datiert.. Manfred Pahl wurde 1900 in Ebingen / Albstadt geboren. Dieses Blatt gehört zu seinen seltenen Frühwerken. Bereits mit 15 Jahren wurde in Zeichenklasse Speyer der Kunstakademie Stuttgart aufgenommen, mit 17 hatte er eine herausragende Perfektion entwickelt. Er war Meisterschüler bei Adolf Hölzel und Arno Waldschmidt und Gründungsmitglied der Neuen Stuttgarter Sezession. 1930 zog er nach Berlin, dort lernte er auch Gottfried Benn kennen. 1938 wurde er mit aus politischen Gründen mit Berufsverbot belegt, von 1944-45 mußte er ins Konzentrationslager. 1975 wurde das Pahl Museum eröffnet. 1994 verstarb Pahl in Stuttgart. Hans Hildebrandt, die Stuttgarter kunstgechichtliche Eminenz, Freund von Schlemmer und Baumeister schreibt über ihn: "Am unmittelbarsten prägt Pahls künstlerisches Wollen sich in den graphischen Werken aus..

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        Ossian - Goethe. Die Gesänge an Selma. Charlottenburg (Berlin), Alfred Hoennicke 1917. Quer-4to. 20 S. Brauner Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit Rückentitel, punktierter Deckelvergoldung, Deckelfileten, Urnen u. Vollgoldschnitt. (Signiert Daphnis-Binderei O. Herfurth).

      . . 4. Daphnis-Druck in 80 numerierten Exemplaren auf Kaiserliches Japanpergament. Durchgehend in zwei Farben gedruckt. Sehr gut erhalten. - Rodenberg 322.

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        Imagen no disponible DIETARY MANUSCRIPT ORIGINAL OF GEORGE VAN PANHUYS, FAMILY PANHUYS 1917 GEORGE VAN PANHUYS

      Frankfurt. 1917. Piel con cierres. 24X16. Dietario Original de George Van Panhuys y familia con fotografias de la época, cartas y musica. Muy curioso y raro. Ref 20 Biblioteca

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        Wallpaper Sample Folio

      Germany 1917 - German wallpaper book featuring Art Nouveau or Jugendstil era wallpapers, with base papers presented in sets with suggested borders and/or complementary papers. No company name given. Date stamped on FEP. The thick folio is comprised with well over 100 sets of paper, or full panels, with sets including up to a half dozen other papers cut in small dimensions. These small swatches are every bit as interesting as the large samples, and the combinations implied should also have interest for what they have to say about decorative taste of the era. The patterns contained herein offer an intriguing mix of those that would widely be regarded as dated today and others that are very much akin to papers currently available. It is impossible to generalize about these papers which include stripes, florals, , geometrics, and combinations of these. Perhaps one point that can be distilled is that a certain formality tends to pervade the papers notwithstanding the languidity thought to characterize Art Nouveau, but this merely demonstrates that tastes did not move in lockstep with heralded fashionable movements when it came to domestic decoration. Over 13 inches tall and 9 inches across, the folio is in very good state of preservation. There are two papers which are torn with only small portions remaining by the spine, and it is possible other papers have vanished, although it should be apparent the total amount of loss can not much exceed that which has occurred since the binder is quite full. Soome light shelf wear and rubbing to the boards which are a patterned paper paste-down.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Two Stories

      Richmond: Hogarth Press, , 1917. Octavo. Original red and white cloth wrappers, front wrapper lettered in black. Housed in a red solander box. 4 woodcuts by Dora Carrington. Small bleed to front wrapper and some occasional minor foxing. An excellent copy. First edition, one of 150 copies. The first book published by the Woolfs, it was printed by hand and bound in paper bought as wanted at a local stationers resulting in at least three different types of paper: the red and white geometric limp linen (seen here), a rather unsuccessful plain yellow paper, and a blue Japanese tissue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Der Weihnachtsabend. Illustriert von A. Rackham.

      Zürich, Rascher, 1917 - Gr.8°, 142 S., 12 farb. u. montierte Taf., Textabb., OLdr. m. Goldprägung, m. Lesebändchen, Rücken min. aufgehellt, Deckel etwas fleckig, ansonsten schönes Ex. EA. «Luxusausgabe»: Ex. Nr. 1 der 200 handgebundenen Exemplare in Ganzleder (bei einer Gesamtauflage von 500 Ex.). 1100 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        MARSYAS - EINE ZWEIMONATSSCHRIFT - zweites und drittes Heft Sept./Okt. u. Nov./Dez. 1917 - 2 Vol.

      Berlin: Verlag Heinrich Hochstim, 1917 - In Folio (300x400mm) - 96pp (85-181) u. 88 + VII pp (183- 271). Zweites Heft, Graphische Beiträge: Hans Meid, 6 Radierungen (1 signiert) zu der Komödie "Die Lästigen" von Hugo von Hofmannsthal . Georg Tappert , 4 Lithographien (1 Handkoloriert und signiert + 1 signiert) zu der Novelle "Posinsky" von Carl Sternheim. Edwin Schraff, 4 Radieurngen (1 signiert) "Die Sinflut". Max Pechstein, Ursteindruck zur "Chronik". Drittes Heft, Graphische Beiträge: Ines Wetzel, 3 Lithographien (1 signiert) zu "Biblische Gedichte" von Theodor Tagger. Adolf Schinnerer, 3 Radierungen (1 signiert) zu "Märchen" von Otto Stoessl. Rudolf Grossmann, 4 Radierungen (1 signiert) zur Novelle "Traum" von Kasimir Edschmid. Willi Geiger, 5 lithographische Blätter. W. Gramatté, Ursteindruck zur "Chronik". Diese Zeitschrift erscheint in einer numerierten Auflage von 235 Exemplaren. In Good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        Stunning Signed Photograph, 8 x 10, matte finish, 1917

      Bara is shown full length, in a layered lace long gown, standing by an ornate fireplace with mirror, likely from "Camille." Photograph by Witzel with photographer's white stamp in lower right corner. She inscribes in French and signs with fountain pen, "Tres sincerement, Theda Bara 1917."

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        The Son of Tarzan

      A.C. McClurg, Chicago 1917 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with some wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. Includes a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Edgar Rice Burroughs First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Efficiency: A Play in One Act

      New York: George H. Doran. 1917. First. First edition, wrappered issue (issued simultaneously in both wrappers and boards). With an Appreciation by Theodore Roosevelt. Printed flexible card covers. A little soiled, else near fine. Signed on the front wrap by one of the co-author's "From R.H. Davis. 1918." Anti-war play that features a grievously wounded soldier who is rebuilt as a cyborg and returned to the battlefield. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [Manuscript]: Daniel Webster in England: Journal of Harriette Story Paige 1839

      (Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1917). Manuscript. 289pp. typed rectos only. Carbon typescript in a three-ring binder that has a faded spine, light soiling. A clean manuscript , the titlepage notes "Published December, 1917", but presumably in anticipation of that fact. Apparently an author's retained copy or publisher's in-house reference copy. .

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        Fifty Years and Other Poems

      Boston: Cornhill Company. (1917). First. First edition, limited issue. Quarter Japanese vellum and papercovered boards with printed paper labels. Introduction by Brander Matthews. Modest rubbing and a little wear on the spine label, very good or better, issued without dustwrapper. This is one of 110 numbered copies printed on Japanese vellum and Signed by the author. Author's second book, his first book of poetry and the first book issued under his own name. .

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        Anne';s House of Dreams

      Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1917. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. VERY EARLY SIGNED LMM BOOKS ARE SCARCE AND COLLECTABLEL.M. Montgomery Signed. First Edition. Anne's House of Dreams. 7-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches) (8),[1]-346pp. Lavender cloth with colour pastedown illustration on front cover. Tissue-guarded, colour frontispiece. Colour frontispiece by M. L. Kirk. Previous owners bookplate on inside endpaper where Montgomery has signed. Hinges weak. With some staining throughout, spine faded, corners worn and cover soiled. No dust jacket. Overall condition is fair. Printed on the original Stokes sheets. Anne's House of Dreams is L.M. Montgomery's ninth book, first published in August 1917 by McClelland, Goodchild, and Stewart (Toronto) and the Frederick A. Stokes Company (New York). It is the fifth of eleven books to feature Montgomery's leading character, Anne Shirley Blythe.This is the first novel by L.M. Montgomery to be published by joint arrangement with McClelland, Goodchild, and Stewart (now McClelland and Stewart) in Canada and the Frederick A. Stokes Company in the United States.

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        With the Grand Fleet. From the Collection Presented to the British Museum by His Majesty's Government.

      Country Life, 1917. - Large folio [32 x 24 inches]. Consisting of title sheet, contents sheet and six tinted lithographs numbered I - VI in a stiff paper portfolio as issued. The 6 lithographs are: I. H.M.S. "Lion" in Dry Dock. II. On Board a Battle-Cruiser (H.M.S. "Lion"). III. A Battleship at Night. IV. Inside the Turret. V. "Oiling": A Battleship Taking in Oil Fuel at Sea. VI. The Boiler Room of a Battleship. A little softening of the lower corners of the covers but an excellent copy. Bone was the first Official War Artist, being appointed in May 1916. His major contribution was the two volume collection' The Western Front' and 'With the Grand Fleet'. Less well-known were these very large lithographs, probably published in relatively small numbers and obviously intended for framing. The quality of the reproduction is superior to the book versions of his drawings and they rarely turn up for sale. It is believed that only two series were issued, this one and the companion 'Munition Drawings', also offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        L’Arco di Settimio Severo e la cupola di S. Luca (c. 1917).

      1917 - Unico stato: in basso a sinistra nell’inciso: "B. DISERTORI" con firma autografa a penna dell’artista. L’esecuzione di quest’opera, citata per la prima volta nell’ottobre del 1917 in un articolo di Pica (p. 174), è situabile in quello dello stesso anno. Per questa lastra Disertori aveva programmato una tiratura globale di 50 esemplari. Esistono inoltre almeno 6 esemplari non numerati. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Benvenuto Disertori" di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti, scheda n. 25 p. 38. Esemplare n. 50/30. Formato: Acquaforte e bulino, mm. 294x235 (inc.), mm. 306x247 (las.). Buono.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        One Young Man

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1917. Square tight copy bound in red cloth boards with black lettering to slightly faded spine. 125 pages. Minor foxing to edges but text block is very clean. Binding is square and tight. Faint ring mark to front cover (see photo). Subtitled "The simple and true story of a clerk who enlisted in 1914, who fought on the Western Front for nearly two years, was severely wounded at the Battle of the Somme and is now on his way back to his desk" Taken from the foreword "It is no longer a secret that the real name of "Sydney Baxter" of this story is Reginald Davis and those of us who know him have watched every step of his progress from his first small job of the "pen and ledger" to the Secretaryship of a great Company" The inscription on the front endpaper reads as follows :- "To Tom Wheeler, with the 'One Young Man's" warmest thanks for his loyal service - Reginald Davis - 16-v-36" The book came from the personal collection of Tom Wheeler who was a Daily Mirror journalist in the 1930's. A very good copy of this now hard-to-find First Edition.. Signed by Subject. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        The Quest Of Mary Selwyn Sequel to Uncle Frank's Mary

      NY: Benziger Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1917. Hardcover. Second book in the Mary Selwyn series which became so popular that two other, smaller books were later written to explain what led Mary to where she began. "Uncle Frank's Mary" (the first book in the series) is also available. Light soil on boards, top edge "dusty". There is a very faint stain along top edge of a few pages in some signatures, but not all, leading me to believe the stain occurred prior to binding. However, there is a stain on rear board that permeates onto rear endpapers. Fade spots on spine. Nevertheless, a very good clean tight binding which matches binding of the first book in the series, "Uncle Frank's Mary". . Mary Selwyn Series; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 245 pages; 26788 .

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        Lord Byrons Liv og Digtning.

      . Kbhvn. [1917]. Med portraet. 111 s. Indbundet ubeskaret med de orig. omslag og guldtryk foroven i smukt privat halvlaeder med guldtryk pa ryggen. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster. * Trykt hos Chr. Christensens Bogtrykkeri i 325 nummerede eksemplarer, dette er eksemplar nr. 167..

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        Preliminary Report of the Navy Yard Commission (Parts 1-4); Additional Navy Yard on the Pacific Coast (Part 5); Navy Yards, Submarine, and Aviation Bases on the Atlantic Coast South of Cape Hatteras and on the Gulf of Mexico (Four Volume Set)

      Washington: Government Printing Office. (1917-1918). First. First edition. House Document No. 1946 (64th Congress, 2d Session, 1916-1917). Parts 1-6 bound in 4 volumes. Thick octavos. Numerous folding maps (including many in color), charts, and photographs. Complete as issued in the original publisher's cloth. Moderate soiling to the boards and top edges, light stain to the top edge of some text pages and plates in two volumes, with a few leaves partially torn or stuck together at the top edge only, else overall a very good set. A very scarce complete set of the Commission reports, with the many large folding maps in very good condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Hajdanába, régös-régön. [Long, Long Time Ago.]

      Táltos (Világosság), Budapest 1917 - With 16 full page illustrations. First edition. Title page in red and black. Initials printed in red. In original illustrated hard paper. Presentation copy. 12 p. and 16 plates. This work of Toroczkai-Wigand starts with a short poem, the national epic of the Székelys (Hungarian people in Transylvania), about Prince Csaba, the youngest son of Attila, the King of the Huns and his mother, Réka. The 16 illustrations are showing the buildings and the interiors related to the story, in the special Transylvanian Art Nouveau style. Ede Toroczkai-Wigand (1869-1945) was a Hungarian architect and designer of decorative art. The thoughts of John Ruskin and the Arts and Crafts Movement had a major influence on him. Toroczkai-Wigand had the idea that art, architecture, folk customs and language is a complex structure and this complexity and "holism" reflecting in the unique character of his works. Beside being a prolific architect and designer, who was awarded at many international exhibitions (Paris, 1900; Torino, 1902; St. Louis, 1904), Toroczkai-Wigand published bibliophilic books, partly on his art and partly about the art, architecture and the folk tales of the Székelys in Transylvania. In these publications he combined the content and the typography of the print into a special unity, in the manner of the unique Transylvanian Art Nouveau style. In original illustrated hard paper First edition. Title page in red and black. Initials printed in red [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die andere Seite.

      Mchn. u. Lpz., Georg Müller, [1917].. Ein phantastischer Roman. Goldgepr. OHlederbd. mit Buntpapierbezügen und Kopfgoldschnitt. LXI SS., 1 Bl., 290 SS., 3 Bll. mit 51 Illustr. und 1 Faltplan.. Erste Ausgabe dieser Fassung. - Nr. 48 von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten. - Galerie der Phantasten, Band 5. - Sehr seltener Klassiker der phantastischen Literatur, der den Untergang eines anarchistischen Phantasiereiches schildert. Hier um die 60seitige einleitende Autobiographie von Kubin erweitert. - Horodisch, Buchillustr. A 1. Horodisch, Taschenbibl. 67. Marks A 30. Raabe, Kubin 87. Vgl. Bloch 1805; KNLL IX, 819; Zondergeld 142 f. u. Zondergeld-W. 199 f. - Vereinzelt minimal gewellt, sonst sehr schön erhalten. - Zuletzt vor zwölf Jahren auf einer Auktion.

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        Large Panotrama in 9 parts.

      1917. Original photograph, silver print, 11 x 141 cm. KEYWORDS:macedonia

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        Lektsii o rabotie glavnykh pishchevaritel'nykh zhelez.) [The Work of the Digestive Glands.]

      Priroda, Moscow 1917 - Second edition. In original decorated cloth. [1] leaf with portrait of the author; XVI, 230, (1), [1] p. One of the most important books in the history of biology and neurology by Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849-1936) the Russian psychologist and physiologist. He performed and directed experiments and did research for 12 years on digestion before publishing his work "The work of the Digestive Glands" in 1897, that earned him the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1904. [Dibner 135., Garrison and Morton 1022.]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Perser. Herausgegeben von Gertrud Küster. Mit 7 Illustrationen von Bruno Goldschmitt auf Tafeln.

      Bonn, im Eigenverlag 1917.. 27 x 19,5 cm. (8) 32 (4) Seiten, auf Bütten. Gesetzt aus der Tiemann-Mediaeval. Dunkelgrüner Maronquineinband von Walter Gerlach, Leipzig, mit vergoldeten Fileten und Bordüren auf beiden Deckeln, Rückentitel, Innenkantenfileten und Goldschnitt, im Schuber mit passenden Lederkanten, der Buchrückenrundung angeglichen (Buchrücken und Lederkanten gebleicht, sonst tadellos). * Eins von 100 Exemplaren. - Der Einband signiert "Spamersche Buchbinderei Leipzig" und auf dem Hinterdeckel monogrammiert "WG". - Meisterhafter Einband aus Walter Gerlachs Leipziger Zeit, als er Leiter der Handbindeabteilung in der Großbuchbinderei Spamer war.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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        CANADA AND ITS PROVINCES: A HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN PEOPLE AND THEIR INSTITUTIONS BY ONE HUNDRED ASSOCIATES. 23 VOLUMES.

      Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1914-1917. - Archives edition, being complete in 23 volumes including index with boards bound in 3/4 green leather and matching marbled papers and cloth reinforced hinges. Good-v.good ex lib. but a scarce set of Canadiana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Unholy Three

      New York: John Lane Company. 1917. First. First edition. Fine in lovely near fine example of the dustwrapper with a tear on the rear panel, tiny nicks at the extremities, and with old tape repairs professionally removed leaving shadows only on the inside of the jacket. Housed in an attractive, albeit loosely-fitting clamshell case. Creepy crime novel about a team of circus freaks: Tweedledee, a midget, Hercules, the strong man, and Echo, the ventriloquist, who commit heinous crimes. Filmed twice by MGM, as a silent in 1925 and remade as a talkie with Lon Chaney as Echo and Henry Earles as Tweedledee in both versions. Victor McLaughlin played Hercules in the silent version, Ivan Linow in the talkie. In the classic Tod Browning cult film Freaks, also based on the Robbins story "Spurs" that was clearly derivative from The Unholy Three, Earles reprised his midget role, there was a strongman named Hercules, and a few other freaks were thrown into the mix. Rare in jacket, and never seen in this condition. .

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        Mechanic, Women's Auxiliary Army Corps

      Cire C. Valsuani Perdue 1917. () Very good. 9.6" bronze sculpture. Unmounted. Signed and dated by the artist on top of base. Previous auction or catalogue number inside bottom. A lovely statue of a female mechanic during World War I. Margaret Wrightson (1877-1976) studied under William Blake Richardson and Edouard Lanteri at the Royal Academy of Art. She exhibited at the Royal Academy 19 times between 1905-1921. She is most known for her two public sculptures, St. George on the war memorial at Cramlington, and a commemmeration of Charles Lamb, both of which are located in the UK. Works by the artist are very scarce. We have only seen one other copy of this piece which was priced considerably higher. This is a fabulous WWI memento and would make a great addition to any collection..

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        Quinze Poèmes d'Émile Verhaeren Illustrés de 57 Gravures sur Bois, Dessinees et Gravées par Frans Masereel et suivis d'un Souvenir a Verhaeren par Octave Uzanne.

      Paris: Edtions Georges Cres & Cie. Full leather with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decorated boards. Borads with some stronger signs of wear. No.982/1350 exemplaires sur papier anglais. . Paris, Edtions Georges Cres & Cie, 1917. 4°. CIII pages. Full leather with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decorated boards. Borads with some stronger signs of wear. No.982/1350 exemplaires sur papier anglais.

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        Marching Men.

      John Lane Company, New York 1917 - Some scattered foxing to page edges, else a solid copy, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few tiny chips at corners. A very superior example of this jacket. Anderson's second book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Poesías Completas.

      Madrid, Publicaciones de la Residencia de Estudiantes, 1917 - -12,5 x 19 cm.- , 1 lámina + 268 págs. + 8 hs. Enc. en holandesa muy bien realizada, lomo y puntas de piel. Conserva cubiertas originales. 1.ª edición. (IMPECABLE.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

      Department of the Interior, Ottawa 1917 - Showing the number of quarter sections available for homestead entry in each township. Also the preemption and purchased homestead area as defined by the Dominion Lands act 1908., Size : 544x832 (mm), 21.375x32.75 (Inches), Printed in Color with Some Hand Coloring

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        THE HUMAN DRIFT

      1917. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. 6 pp undated ads. Original reddish-brown cloth. First Edition, which consisted of only 3,056 copies -- one of the smallest Jack London first editions. This is a collection of eight pieces, mostly nonfiction, some of which were written as early as 1911: the title essay is a socialistic treatise, and the others include a piece on driving a four-horse team, one on small-boat sailing, an Introduction to TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST, and two dramatic sketches. The book was published in February 1917, three months after Jack's death.~When the Russian Revolution broke out in 1917 and the Bolsheviks were triumphant, they too found in Jack's selected works the voice of the oppressed masses of the United States. He became and remains [as of 1978] the most widely read American author in Russia. "How sad it is," Anna Strunsky Walling wrote in her epitaph of him, "that Jack London should have passed into the silence, out of the sight of the red banners waving over a free people and out of the reach of the voices of millions singing the Internationale!" [Sinclair]~This is a fine, bright copy (just a hint of rubbing at the tips), and is quite uncommon thus. The front free endpaper bears the signature of Jack London (decidedly not written by himself, for the reason implied above, but ink-stamped). The front paste-down bears the signature "Joan London," presumably in his daughter's hand (Joan London, 1901-1971, went on to have a career in freelance writing and in labor activism); though we are unable to guarantee that this is her signature, we DO know that she ink-stamped and signed copies of her late father's books in order to increase their value. Sisson & Martens p. 92; Blanck 11972.

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        THE MESSIAH OF THE CYLINDER

      A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago 1917 - Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-319 [320-322: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], eleven inserted plates, several double page, with black and white illustrations by Joseph Clement Coll, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. Illustrations by Joseph Clement Coll. An early American dystopian novel. ".a future world dominated by socialism and science "During the protagonist's sleep, legend has made him a kind of messiah who will deliver the world from this domination. He leads a successful revolt." - Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-143. "A more considerable work than is generally recognized." - Bleiler: Science-Fiction: The Early Years #1922. Previous owners name front free end paper, a fine brilliant copy. In a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to corners and edges, mild shelf wear to spine ends, some overall dust soiling to spine and rear panel. Nice copies are uncommon and are scarce in the dust jacket. (10222) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      B.W. Huebsch. Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce SECOND PRINTING 1917 Book

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