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        Lord Jim. A Tale

      London, Toronto, Paris: J. M. Dent,, November 1917. Octavo. Original olive cloth, titles to spine gilt, titles and design to spine and front in black, blue top edge. With the dust jacket. Photographic portrait frontispiece. Small Times Book Club ticket to rear pastedown. Very light rubbing and fading to ends and edges of boards, spotting to edges and a few early leaves, partial toning to endpapers, still a very nice copy indeed in the jacket that is faintly spine-tanned, generally a little rubbed at the extremities small chips to corners and slightly larger chips either side of the head of spine panel, causing some ruffling between, still a highly presentable copy. Presentation copy of the second impression of the first revised edition (first impression being June of the same year, originally serialised in Blackwood's 1898?-9 and first published in book form in 1900), superbly inscribed by Conrad on the half title, quoting the final words of the novel, "... while he waves his hand sadly at his butterflies. / Concluding words. / Joseph Conrad / 1920." The striking jacket on this revised edition, illustrated with a likeness of Conrad himself, neatly summarises Lord Jim as "the romantic story of a brave man's effort to regain self-respect after a deed of fatal and unexpected cowardice.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Entwurfsskizze wohl für das Stadttheater Trier: Winter-Spielzeit 1817-18. Verso Bleistiftskizze Mutter mit Kind.

      o.J. (wohl um 1917).. 1 Bl. beidseitig bezeichnet. Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnungen. Format ca. 32,5x25 cm.. Unfertiger Bleistiftentwurf für ein Theaterprogramm des Stadttheaters Trier. Mit reichlich, jugendstilähnlichem Randschmuck. Oben rechts eine kleine Kapelle, links ein Dirigent, vor ihm ein Violinist. Mittig eine umkranzte Leier. Darunter der kalligraphisch verzierte Schriftzug: Trier Winter-Spielzeit 1917-18. Darunter links eine unfertig gezeichntee Säule, rechts einige Hundeskizzen und die Reste einer Person. Unten rechts mit Bleistift signiert: B. Wiegandt. Verso eine größere Bleistiftskizze einer Mutter mit Kind. - Bernhard Wiegandt (geb. 1851 in Köln, gest. 1918 in Ellen bei Bremen) wird von Johannes Niessen in Köln ausgebildet und arbeitet zunächst als Bühnenbildner in Berlin und Hannover. 1875 bis 1878 reist er zu seinem Bruder nach Brasilien. Anschließend studiert Wiegandt an den Kunstakademien in Düsseldorf und München (hier bei Benczur und Löfftz) und lässt sich 1890 in Bremen nieder. Dort begegnet er den Worpsweder Künstlern und er erteilt Paula Modersohn-Becker ihren ersten Zeichenunterricht. Wiegandt malt in erster Linie norddeutsche Landschaften sowie Ansichten und fertigt Literatur-Illustrationen. 1918 stirbt er in einer Nervenklinik bei Bremen. Vgl. Thieme/Becker, Bd. 35, S. 529. - Das ganze Blatt vorne und hinten etwas fingerfleckig, rechts auf dem Programmzettel mit leichteren Stockflecken und unten ein Braunfleck (Durchmesser ca. 2 cm), oben vorne und hinten Rostreste einer alten Büroklammer. Teils etwas knitterspurig, mit leichteren Randläsuren. - Seltene Skizze des fast vergessenenen Künstler aus dem Umfeld der Worpsweder Maler!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        CHARLIE CHAPLIN IN THE MOVIES (code number 316)

      M. A. Donohue & Co., Chicago 1917 - (Comic Book) CHARLIE CHAPLIN IN THE MOVIES (code number 316). Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., 1917. First edition. Oblong 4to - 16-11/16" x 9-11/16". Color pictorial card wrappers in lovely condition. (20) pp. including wrappers also in lovely condition. The book contains black and white comic strips starring Charlie Chaplin's "Little Tramp" character. The thin paper used makes high grade copies such as this one very scarce. Overstreet Fine/Very Fine 7.0. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        The Adventures of Chunder Loo

      Blyth & Platt (Australia) Ltd., Proprietors of 'Cobra', The Boot Polish; John Sands Ltd (printers), 1917, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Good, Illustrated By: Lionel LindsaySize: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Muir 5477. Stiff paper covers with cloth spine. Title and last page plus 52 internal pages of black and white illustrations by Lionel Lindsay, each illustrating a verse by Ernest O'Ferrall. Undated, Marcie Muir states 1917. In his autobiography, Lionel Lindsay stated how he illustrated O'Ferrall's verses for a series of advertisments in the Sydney Bulletin some time after 1903, and that the 'blacking' company later printed a book from these advertisements and 'gave me nothing'. Covers heavily worn with chips and a small amount of pencil. The back (blank) stuckdown is torn. The internal pages have some toning and finger marks, and binding is weak, but all pages are present and there is no scribble. Serviceable copy of this extremely scarce and ephemeral item. Numerous scans available. 310g.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        Munition Drawings. 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. The Giant Slotters. II. Mounting a Great Gun. III. Moving Heavy Gun Tubes. IV. The Night Shift Working on a Great Gun. V. Night Work on the Breach of a Great Gun. VI. A Coring Machine at Work on a Big Gun Tube. A small tear to the edge of the front cover otherwise 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 'With the Grand Fleet', also offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        The Blue and White 1916 Vol. 1 Published by the Class of 1917 Fisk University Nashville, Tenn

      Nashville: Class of 1917 Fisk University. 1916. First. First edition. Quarto. Blue cloth gilt. 111pp., [16]pp. ads, photographs. Corners a little bumped, a nice, near fine example. Lists faculty members including Thomas W. Talley, Augustus Shaw, John W. Work, and George Haynes, as well as class members, activities, sports, etc. Presumably issued in very small numbers, the Senior Class graduated but 29 students, with the other classes of equivalent size. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      B.W. Huebsch, 1917. Hardcover. Very Good. B.W. Huebsch, New York 1917. Second Printing of the First Edition. Stated Second Printing April 1917. Blue cloth boards. Scarce book. This First Edition preceded the British First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good, sunning and fraying at the spine. Shelf wear, hinged at the front endpaper, age toning.

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        Flowers in the Vase]

      Frost & Reed Ltd., Bristol & London, England 1917 - Image Size : , Platemark Size : 545x405 (mm), 21.5x15.875 (Inches), Paper Size : , Hand Colored, Mezzotint

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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      1917 - JAMES, Henry. THE IVORY TOWER. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. First American edition. 8vo., olive-brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g., in the publisher's dust-jacket. The scarce dust-jacket is darkened at spine and has shallow nicks along top- and bottom-edges. Binding shows tiny bits of sporadic sunning along the top- and bottom- edges in the places where the dust-jacket is nicked, else fine overall. (Edel A77b).

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        The Western Front : Drawings / by Muirhead Bone ; with an Introduction by Sir Douglas Haig - 10 Parts Bound in 2 Volumes [Complete]

      London : Published By Authority Of The War Office From The Offices Of "country Life," Ltd., 1917, Hardback, First EditionFinely bound in modern half cal over buckram boards. Title directly gilt-blocked. Raised bands with gilt cross-borders. An impeccable copy; highly uncommon in such polished condition. From the print library of Elmer Adler with plate. ; 1 pages; Vol. 2: With text by C. E. Montague. Some of the plates are coloured.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        An Official Guide to Eastern Asia. Trans-Continental Connections Between Europe and Asia. Vol. V East Indies including Philippine Islands, French Indo-China, Siam, Malay Peninsula, and Dutch East Indies.

      The Imperial Japanese Government Railways. Tokyo. 1917. - Black and white plates and in-text illustrations throughout, 26 color maps (many of them folding, including one in pocket of rear cover), maps on endpapers, xxx + 519pp, index, 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Light wear and spotting to cover, front hinge splitting at title page, previous owner's bookplate on verso of front free endpaper, stamped chopmark on title page, interior in very good clean and tight condition. This is a fascinating and in depth look at visiting Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia of the late 1910s complete with attractive and detailed maps of the cities. There is an introductory section for each region with much general information, then a section with different itineraries and what to see, where to stay and eat. Maps include city maps for Singapore, Saigon, Bangkok and Manila. One of the more uncommon titles in this series issued by the Imperial Government Railways of Japan. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ENCYCLOPAEDIE VAN NEDERLANDSCH-INDIË. Met medewerking van verschillende geleerden, ambtenaren en officieren samengesteld door J. Paulus, S. de Graaff en D.G. Stibbe. 2e druk.

      's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1917-39. 8 volumes. Original cloth.* Indispensable reference work on Indonesian history and culture, containing many important bibliographies and articles. - Added the always missing last issues: Aanvullingen en wijzigingen. Aflevering 61-62. 's Gravenhage, 1939-1940. 2 volumes. Wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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      1917 1917 - U.S. Virgin Islands semi-centennial celebration 1917-1967. With the Danish & American flags on one side, view of the islands on the other side. Diameter 5 cm.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Grass-Grown Trails

      Boston, MA: Richard G. Badger, 1917. Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Huffman, L.A.. First edition of the cowboy poet's second collection. Signed by author "Yours for open country, Badger Clark." Cloth spine on dark paper boards, with pasted-on title on spine peeling off.

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        PATIENT PERIODICAL in THE VASSARION, Volume Twenty-nine.

      1917 - MILLAY, Edna St. Vincent. "THE PATIENT PERIODICAL," in THE VASSARION, Volume Twenty-nine. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1917. Illustrated. Small quarto. Two parts bound as one: 204,[28]; 55,[1] pp. Black paper with a simulated leather texture, title printed in white on spine, an owl device which incorporates the year is stamped in silver gilt on upper board. Vassar-designed bookplate with student signature, a member of the class of 1918, on recto of frontispiece. Binding is sound though chipped at crown, superficially rubbed along joints, and worn through just at the tips of corners. Text and photos are clean. This is the Vassar College yearbook for the class of 1917. Printed on p. 59 are the lyrics to "The Patient Periodical," Millay's winning entry in the Class Song Contest of 1916 for which she wrote both the words and music. Millay's senior portrait appears on p. 80; and there is an informal picture of her on p. 27 of the second part in which she is identified as Vincent, her familiar name. Millay's name also appears as a member of the Tree Ceremonies Committee (p. 53), as a cast member of "The Locked Chest" (p. 122), and as President of the Spanish Club (p. 168). Millay, a scholarship student at Vassar, began her studies at the age of twenty-one. While there, she studied literature and languages, and wrote and appeared in several plays for college productions. She had trouble obeying the rules and regulations meant to protect young Vassar students and was very nearly barred from graduation but for the intervention of faculty and students. After garduation, and before the year had ended, Millay began her successful and very public career by publishing Renascence and Other Poems and moving to New York City. [a]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        A superb portrait of Harry Houdini, with a dark, bold signature

      "Signed Photograph, ""Yours etc. Houdini 1917"", 5.75"" x 8.5"", a sepia bust pose of Houdini in near profile, boldly signed at the upper right. Houdini adds an additional sentiment at bottom left, ""and alls well."" Several cracks and tears to photograph have been expertly repaired and do not affect the signature, light soiling, some mild, typical silvering, mounted on archival board for preservation."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Kleine Prosa.

      . Bern, Francke 1917, Or.-Pp.202 S.+ 2 S.Anz.1.Ausg.dieser seltenen Slg., von der nur die Hälfte d.Auflage ausgeliefert wurde.Rücken berieben u.etw.eingerissen, stellenweise etw.stockfleckig, Vorsatz m.ganzs.Eintragung, unbeschnitten..

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        Die Verwandlung. Das Urteil. Bücherei "Der jüngste Tag" Band 22/23 und Band 34

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1917 / 1916.. 2. Auflage / 2. Auflage 74 (3) Seiten; 28 (2) Seiten 8°, Originalbroschur in eigens dafür entworfener Kasette. Originalumschläge mit Deckelschild, die Rücken neu gebunden. Die Bände stammen aus der Sammlung Jansen-Heisler und sind in einwandfreier Erhaltung. Der Vortitel ist jeweils mit "Sammlung Jansen-Heisler" blindgeprägt. Die beiden Bände sind in einer eigens angefertigten Kasette untergebracht. Band "Die Verwandlung" gegenüber der Erstausgabe mit einigen geringen Varianten und Setzfehlern. Franz Kafka (* 3. Juli 1883 in Prag + 3. Juni 1924 in Kierling/Österreich) war ein deutschsprachiger Schriftsteller, der aus einer bürgerlichen jüdischen Kaufmannsfamilie stammte. Sein Hauptwerk bilden neben drei Romanen bzw. Romanfragmenten (Der Process, Das Schloss und Der Verschollene) zahlreiche Erzählungen. Kafkas Werke wurden zum größeren Teil erst nach seinem Tod und gegen seinen erklärten Willen von Max Brod veröffentlicht, einem engen Freund und Schriftstellerkollegen. Seither zählen sie zum unbestrittenen Kanon der Weltliteratur mit vielfältigen, anhaltenden Wirkungen.

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        The Calendar of Cheer 1917

      Dodge Publishing, (New York) 1917 - String-tied calendar for the year 1917 with cover illustration by Maxfield Parrish. Approximately 6" x 8". Crease to one corner of the front wrap, else fine in a worn, and slightly stained, but mostly intact original box. The body of the calendar provides inspirational words of wisdom (one page per week). Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Clavigo. Ein Trauerspiel.,

      Weimar, 1917 - 77 S. Mit 10 sign. Lithographien mit Tonplatte von Hugo Steiner-Prag Schauer II, 94. - Eins von 375 Ex., gedruckt für die Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen in Weimar. Druckvermerk vom Künstler sign. und mit dessen eigenh. Vermerk "enthält die Drucke der Vorzugsausgabe", die alle sign. wurden. - Druck der Lithographien auf der Handpresse von Meissner & Buch, Leipzig, des Textes von der Spamerschen Buchdruckerei. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, Handgeb. Pergamentbd. mit Deckelillustr. und RTitel (O. Herfurth, Berlin)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        [Album with 12 Chinese watercolours].[China, 19th century]. Oblong album (23.5 x 33.5 cm) with 12 delicate gouache and watercolour paintings on so-called rice paper (each ca. 19 x 28 cm), mounted on the album's leaves, each painting framed with strips of blue silk ribbon backed with paper attached at the corners. Embroidered binding (1917 or earlier), green braided ties.

      An album with 12 vibrantly coloured "pith paintings" showing Chinese junks and other boats, each mounted on a verso (so that the book opens from what in a western book would be the back). Chinese texts appear on the flag of the first boat and stern of the fifth. Pith paintings, often depicting scenes from daily life, flowers, birds or butterflies, were most popular from the 1830s to the end of the century. Parts of the image are painted with a thick layer of gouache (some parts matte and some parts glossy) that sits on the surface of the velvety paper while the watercolour soaks in, giving a distinctive texture and three-dimensional quality. Typically small and fragile, these subtle watercolours were created for the export market to meet the increasing demand for inexpensive souvenirs. There was a flourishing trade in the miniatures, until they were superseded by the less expensive picture postcard. They are painted on what is usually called "rice paper", now sometimes "pith paper", which is neither paper nor made from rice. It is a thin layer of pith cut with a knife from the plant Tetrapanax papyriferum, related to ginseng.With small tears or holes in a few paintings, mostly in the corners and affecting only the open water or sky of the background, some indentations in the paper across the sky, occasionally touching the rigging of a boat, minor spotting, first album leaves and paste-down with marginal waterstains, overall in good condition. A lovely album of brightly coloured Chinese pith paintings of boats.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Ezra Pound . His Metric and Poetry

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1917 - The first American edition of Eliot's anonymously authored study of Ezra Pound. Published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1917. A very good copy with light fading to the spine. One half of the dust jacket remains; the front panel and the front flap. ( rear panel and flap appear in reproduction ) An uncommon title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marching Men

      John Lane 1917 - Flat SIGNED by Sherwood Anderson on the half title page. The burgandy colored cloth is pushed at the spine ends and the spine lettering has faded (the front panel gilt lettering is still very good). There is an area of staining to the front pastedown, and the author's signature has blotted to the facing page. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Les Fleurs Du Mal

      F. Ferroud, Paris, France, 1917, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good ConditionThere were 1062 copies of this Limited Edition printed in all, but only 30 copies were top-of-the-line, and this is copy # 3. It is printed on Japan imperial paper. There are many etchings in the book, and this copy contains 3 versions of each. Some of the etchings also have a fourth etching, which is a colored sketch from Georges Rochegrosse. There are some wrinkles on the spine, and minimal shelfwear, but the book remains in remarkable condition. Text entirely in French.Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 296 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Uncut edges, in original condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Non-English Language::French; Inventory No: 001019.

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        THE SOIL - A Magazine of Art- NO. 5. New York dada - Avant garde periodical.

      - New York, 489 Fifth avenue. 1917. Art Editor R. J. Coady. Un volume au format 194X261mm. Couverture illustrée. NO. 5. Texte : "Oscar Wilde is Alive" (suite), par Arthur Cravan. Texte de R. J. Coady "Indeps" sur "The society of independent artists" fondée par M. Duchamp et K.S. Dreier. Compte rendu de la première exposition et textes sur : Brancusi, Delaunay, Demuth, Forbes, Gleizes, Gris, Metzinger, Picasso, Picabia, Rivera, Stella, etc.Reproductions d'oeuvres de Rivera, Gleizes, Demuth, Hartley, Brancusi, Picabia, Stella, etc. Revue répertoriée dans les de nombreuses bibliographies sur Dada. Exemplaire fortement restauré, taché, manques aux coins. Voir photos. (New York Dada, Duchamp, Society of Independents Artists, Armory Show). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Histoire de la Pendulerie Neuchâteloise. (Horlogerie de gros et de moyen volume). Ave la collaboration de Léon Montandon, Marius Fallet, Alfred Buhler, Préface de Paul Robert.

      - Paris / Neuchâtel, Attinger Frères, (1917). 28,5 : 23 cm. XII, 490 S. mit 377 Textabb. u. 20 teils farb. Tafeln. Geprägter Orig.-Leinenband mit Titel in Gold und floralen Buntpapiervorsätzen. Sehr schönes Exemplar der seltenen Originalausgabe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1917 - HOWELLS, William Dean. PHOTOGRAPH AND SIGNED MANUSCRIPT NOTE (1917), MATTED AND FRAMED. [n.p., n.p.] note dated May 6, 1917 to William Dana ORCUTT, author of (among other works) FROM MY LIBRARY WALLS: A KALEIDOSCOPE OF MEMORIES. The aforementioned book is based on articles he wrote for The Christian Science Monitor about literary figures and their writings; this is one of Orcutt's mementos, literally from his library wall. Note measures 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches; photograph 8 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches, a sepia toned portrait of Howells seated at a desk, pen in one hand, eyeglasses in another, with papers spread about the desk. Howells, novelist, critic and editor of the Atlantic Monthly from 1871-1881, writes a brief note regarding a former instructor of his sister's and his writings on Jefferson. There is some faint pale spotting to mat and photograph. In a plain black wooden frame, 13 x 16.5 inches. .

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        OBRA CULINARIA NACIONAL. 1883-1917.

      - Cádiz, Tipografía Comercial, 1917, 18x25, 448 págs. Gran profusión de ilustraciones muchas con fotografías, autógrafos y escritos de personalidades, pertenecientes a la colección del autor que fue cocinero del rey Alfonso XIII. 1 mapa de la España Gastronómica del autor plegado. Dedicatoria manuscrita del autor a Eduardo de Ory, con fecha Cádiz 1918. Encuadernado en holandesa lomo piel de época con las letras PMM impresas en oro en tapa delantera. ( Curioso libro en el cual Melquiades Brizuela detalla con minuciosidad su vida profesional y además de mostrar (en blanco y negro) dibujos, recetas y menús de su autoría, recopila recetas, menús, dedicatorias, cartas y fotografías de numerosos cocineros de principios del siglo XX en España. Reflejando fielmente el estado del arte culinario nacional en 1917). (51725).

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        Gethsemane. Radierung. 1917. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      . 37 : 31 cm (Platte 38,5 : 33,5 cm) auf Japan 48,8 : 39,8 cm.. Freiburghaus 82, V a (von V b). - Eines von ca. 10 Exemplaren des endgültigen Zustands in Schwarz mit viel Ton auf Handjapan. - Das Motiv wurde insgesamt in ca. 50 Exemplaren als Selbstdruck auf Bütten oder Japan abgezogen.

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        Poster or broadside]: Baked Bean Benefit Y.M. War Fund. Gym. Wed. 5 - 7 P.M.

      1917 - Approximately 13.5" x 18". Handmade poster. Yellow, brown, and blue paper hand cut and affixed on brown card stock. A couple of small tears else fine. No date or location (but probably created in 1917) for a Y.M.C.A. benefit. Wonderfully simple image of a wine bottle and covered bean pot.

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        poster for The Willow Tree;

      Globe Theatre 1917 - 510 x 315mm; mounted on linen; corner losses & several marginal tears; a very rare Dulac item (with PICTURE)

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      BEAUCHESNE GABRIEL 1917 - RO20164284: 12 FASCICULES: Paginé de 1 à 320 + de 321 à 640 + de 641 à 960 + 961 à 1216 + de 1217 à 1600 + de 1601 à 1928 + de 9 à 320 + de 321 à 640 + de 641 à 960 + de 961 à 1280 + de 1281 à 1600 + de 9 à 320 - 1 pagination par colonne - 1 tampon sur le 1er plat sur le tome 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 et 13 - 1 annotation sur le 1er plat, plats desolidarisés, nombreux soulignements et annotations dans et en marge du texte sur le fascicule 4 - nombreux soulignements et annotations dans et en marge du texte, couverture manquante sur le fascicule VIII - plats desolidarisés sur le fascicule XIII. FASCICULE I: AGNOSTICISME - AUMONE - FASCICULE II. AUMONE - CONCORDATS - FASCICULE III. CONCORDATS - DIEU - FASCICULE IV. DIEU - EGLISE - FASCICULE V. EGLISE - EVANGILES - FASCICULE VI. EVANGILES - FIN DU MONDE - FASCICULE VII. FIN JUSTIFIE LES MOYENS ? - GOUVERNEMENT ECCLESIASTIQUE - FASCICULE VIII. GOUVERNEMENT ECCLESIASTIQUE - INCINERATION - FASCICULE IX. INCINERATION - INSTRUCTION DE LA JEUNESSE - FASCICULE X. INSTRUCTION - JESUITES - FASCICULE XI. JESUITES - JUIFS - FASCICULE XIII. LOI ECCLESIASTIQUE - MARIOLATRIE. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 264-Le culte [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [College Yearbook]: The Princeton Bric-A-Brac 1919. Volume XLIII

      (Philadelphia: Press of E.A. Wright Company). 1917. First. First and only edition. Oblong small quarto. Pebble-grain leather or leatherette, beveled edge boards. Bookplate of freshman David Luke Hopkins, virtually no rubbing to the boards and only slight foxing to the page edges, a near fine copy of a bulky volume. Fitzgerald was in the senior class and sits front, dead center in the class photo. He is also pictured in the Triangle Club, (as well as credited with the lyrics for the club's musical, Safety First) and pictured as a member of the Board of the Princeton Tiger. He is also listed as a member of the Cottage and Frenau clubs. .

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      - Blyertsteckning. Signerad: "Leander Engström". 20,5 × 32 cm (dagermått). Troligen utförd 1917. Skiss till gouachen "Renfrukost" (1917), som avbildas på s. 67 i Leander Engström av Nils Palmgren (1939) och i John Josephson, Några anteckningar (1927), pl. 61. Leander Engström hade 1916 byggt en stuga åt sig i Abisko där han kunde leva och arbeta under somrarna. Denna teckning har säkerligen tillkommit i Lappland och visar hur konstnären sökande arbetat sig fram till den slutliga kompositionen.

      [Bookseller: Hatt Rare Books]
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        Munch. COPY DELUXE.

      Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1917 - Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1917. Cloth-covered boards (hardcover), 26 x 20 cms., 191, (1) pp. with 78 plates in duotone and a few text-illustrations. Copy from a limited edition with an ORIGINAL ETCHING as a frontispiece. Apart from some inobtrusive traces of age a very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        American Engravers upon Copper and Steel

      Grolier Club [vols. I and II], New York [vols I and II] and Philadelphia [vol.III] 1917 - (9 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches). Vols. I and II: titles in brown and black, half-titles. 43 plates (2 folding), half-titles; "Supplement": half-title. 3 plates. Contemporary blue morocco gilt, covers with elaborate overall design of gilt fillets strapwork and cornerpieces with scrolling foliage and pointillé work, spines in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with elaborate overall repeat decoration, blue morocco turn-ins and pastedowns with panelled decoration in gilt, silver/grey watered-silk doublures, neat repairs to hinges of one volume. Provenance: Frederick W. Skiff (1867-1947, bibliophile, author and Grolier Club member, bookplate) The finely-bound Skiff set of Stauffer's standard work on the subject, including Fielding's supplement. The first two volumes are from an edition of 353 sets, this set one of 350 printed on "imported mold-made paper." The first volume is sub-titled "Biographical sketches illustrated" and includes the 43 plates; vol. II is sub-titled "Check-list of the works of the earlier engravers." Mantle Fielding's work is a supplement to both of the earlier volumes and is limited to 220 copies signed by the author, this copy numbered 131. 3 volumes (including the "Supplement"), octavo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ex-libris tegnede af Th. Bindesbøll.

      1917 1917 - Holstebro: Niels P. Thomsen 1917. Rigt illustr. 69 s. Opl. 240 ekspl. Indb. ubesk. med o.o. og guldsnit i smukt priv. helskind med stregdek. i guld på ryg og permer. Bindet er udført hos Rendeyne, Paris, men er ikke signeret.Richly illustr. in black/white and colour. Bound uncut in full morocco with gilt decorations on spine and boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        LE CORNET A DES.

      - Paris, imprimerie Levé, 1917. In-12 broché, 192 pages. Edition originale de ce recueil souvent comparé à un exercice de cubisme littéraire. Il n'a été tiré que 44 grands papiers dont 14 avec une eau-forte de Picasso. Très bel exemplaire sur papier d'édition, quasiment sans défaut hormis deux petites taches pâles au deuxième plat. EDITION ORIGINALE [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        St. Thomas. 1917.

      - Water-colour drawing depicting a group of nine black people, fisher-families, male and female at the seashore with St. John in the background. 30x22,5 cm. With the artist s signature in initials. * Einer O. Johansen. 1893 - 1965. Danish painter. Visited St. Thomas the same year the Danish Virgin Islands were sold to U.S.A.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Annals of MEDICAL HISTORY

      Francis R. Packard, M.D., Philadelphia, Pa. Associate Editors 1917 - FRANCESCO RANDOLPH PACKARD, M.D. VOLUME I TO VOLUME X. NEW YORK, P.B. HOEBER, 1917-1928. 1917 - 1921. DIECI VOLUMI IN FOLIO, LEGATURA AMATORIALE IN MEZZA PELLE CON ANGOLI, DORSO A NERVI E DECORI IN ORO, COPERTINE ORIGINALI DEI FASCICOLI CONSERVATE. OPERA CHE COMPRENDE GLI ANNALI DAL 1917 AL 1928. FIRST SERIES COMPLETE. 1° VOL. 443 PP., 2° VOL. 407 PP. , 3° VOL. 418 PP., 4° VOL. 406 PP., 5° VOL. 416 PP., 6° VOL. 495 PP., 7° VOL. 450 PP., 8° VOL. 455 PP., 9° VOL. 424 PP., 10° VOL. 512 PP. CON NUMEROSI RITRATTI I MEDICI FAOSI E CENTINAIA DI FACSIMILI DI ILLUSTRAZIONI E FRONTESPIZI DI ANTICHE EDIZIONI. E' la prima serie completa di questo pregevole e raro periodico, al quale hanno collaborato i migliori storici della medicina del tempo, fra cui W. Osler, H. Cushing, M. Frank, H. Garrison, A. Jacobi, A.C. Klebs, L.S. Pilcher, Ch. Singer, ecc. Sarton, Guide to the history of science, p. 198. Garrison & Morton, Medical bibliography, 6652. Ex-libris e timbri della Boston Medical Library, ma la raccolta fu regolarmente venduta. Si allegano i relativi certificati di legittima provenienza. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La guerra 1915-18. Anno 1917

      Milano: Treves, 1917. ril mezza tela (half-cloth binding). Molto buono (Very Good). 4to. Volume completamente illustrato da immagini del repertorio fotografico del Comando Supremo del Regio Esercito Italiano. XII volumi: La guerra in alta montagna - Il carso - La battaglia tra Brenta e Adige - La battaglia di Gorizia - L'Alto Isonzo - L'Aereonautica - L'Albania - La Carnia - Armi e munizioni - La Macedonia - LA battaglia da Plava al mare - La battaglia dalla Bainsizza al Timavo (19 Agosto - 8 Settembre 1917). Opera pubblicata dal 1946 al 1917 Cerniere rotte, libro da rilegare. (Cracked front and back hinges)

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        St. Croix. 1917.

      - Water-colour drawing depicting Hans Christian Jacobsens House in Christiansted. 21,5x29 cm. With the artist s signature in initials. * Einer O. Johansen. 1893 - 1965. Danish painter. Visited St. Thomas the same year as the Danish Virgin Islands were sold to U.S.A.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      London: Egoist Press,, 1917 [1918]. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to upper board in blind and to spine gilt. Endpapers browned, spine very dull. A very good copy. So-called second edition but in fact the first edition to be printed in the UK, published March 1918. From the library of the poet Vivian de Sola Pinto (1895-1969) with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Pinto was a close friend of Siegfried Sassoon, serving as his second in command in WWI. After the war he went to Oxford, and was Professor of English Literature at the University of Nottingham 1938-61.

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        The Curtiss Standard JN-4B Military Tractor Hand Book.

      Buffalo. Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation. 1917. - The First Edition. Illustrated with diagrams, 3 of which are fold-outs,detailing the specs and assembly instructions for the airplane.Laid-into volume are two Request for Transportation receipts issued by the U.S. War Department and a period Morse Code Pocket Signal Disk. 32pps. Thin 8vo (5"x8"). Bound in imprinted green cloth over boards. "The Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" was one of a series of "JN" biplanes built by the Curtiss Aeroplane Company of Hammondsport, New York, later the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company. Although the Curtiss JN series (the common nickname was derived from "JN") was originally produced as a training aircraft for the U.S. Army, the "Jenny" continued post-World War I as a civil aircraft as it became the "backbone of American post-war [civil] aviation.Thousands of surplus Jennys were sold at bargain prices to private owners in the years after the War and became central to the barnstorming era that helped awaken America to civil aviation through much of the 1920s.The Curtiss JN-4 is possibly North America's most famous World War I aircraft. It was widely used during World War I to train beginning pilots, with an estimated 95% of all trainees having flown a JN-4. The U.S. version was called "Jenny", a derivation from its official designation. It was a twin-seat (student in front of instructor) dual control biplane. Its tractor prop and maneuverability made it ideal for initial pilot training with a 90 horsepower (67 kW) Curtiss OX-5 V8 engine giving a top speed of 75 miles per hour (121 km/h) and a service ceiling of 6,500 feet (2,000 m).The JN-4B was powered by an OX-2 piston engine, 76 built for the U.S. Army, nine for the U.S. Navy.The Jenny remained in service with the US Army until 1927.After World War I, thousands were sold on the civilian market, including one to Charles Lindbergh in May 1923 in which he then soloed. Surplus US Army aircraft were sold, some still in their unopened packing crates, for as little as $50, essentially "flooding" the market.With private and commercial flying in North America unhampered by regulations concerning their use, pilots found the Jenny's slow speed and stability made it ideal for stunt flying and aerobatic displays in the barnstorming era between the world wars, with the nearly identical Standard J-1 aircraft often used alongside it. Some were still flying into the 1930s. Small Blind embossed stamp of the State of California Bureau of Weights and Measures to lower corner of Front Free Endsheet and Title Page. A bit musty, else a Near Fine, bright, crisp copy unblemished by foxing or any other blemish to text or plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Join at the Helm- in Time of Need"

      American Red Cross [circa 1917]. () Near fine. Thick card with printed image. Dicut red cross counter display, has never been put together. Not laid down. When assembled the image of the red cross would stick out about an inch in front of the rest of the image. At it's longest edges the advertisement is 53 CM X 53 CM (21 X 21 inches). It is behind glass in a plain silver metal frame (the total size of the frame is 55 X 55 cm / 21.75 X 21.75 inches). Wire hanger across back. The image is bright and clear with only very slight wear and chipping to edges. Blue matting in back. Image by Hayden Hayden a pseudonym for Howard Crosby Renwick. Renwick was a cousin of the famous American architect James Renwick, designer of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. A WWI nurse, in full uniform, is depicted remaining calm and steadfast in the face of a sea of war (with her hands on a ships wheel).

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