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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).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Manuscript (handwritten) pocket-sized journals with daily entries starting August 1st, 1917 and going through 1932 sequentially (with the final journal containing entries up through 1964

      Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0. Hardcover. This is a handwritten archive chronicling the daily life and activities of a trapper / hunter / prospector in the wilds of Alaska starting August 1st, 1917. Though the trapper is possibly unnamed throughout the five journals (there is a name on the rear endpaper of the second journal, there's no confirmation that this is the author), there is enough detail to the daily entries to approximately follow his path from Pass Creek, AK inland up to Jack Fish, AK and even further inland to Rampart, AK and Sucker River, AK. During the early years, fishing, hunting and trapping take up much of his time, though he does travel on a regular basis between three "cabins" or campsites, at least one of which is built up with a wooden floor, shelves and a cupboard. The trapper chronicles general ideas of temperature and wind, how many hours he walked or rode (he built a boat to travel faster upriver early on), how many fish he caught (some days upwards of 200 fish) and how many other animals caught or hunted. Mention of digging and prospecting don't start until after he has got himself somewhat settled -- and it's not certain from the brevity of his journal entries whether he originally came to Alaska with prospecting in mind, or simply added that to his list of accomplishments. The archive consists of five pocket-sized journals (one of which is actually an address book), all of which are notated in pencil with each day dated above the entry.1.) The first book is on Good only condition - the sewing to the binding is very loose and several of the pages are detached. This first volume starts on August 1, 1917 and continues on a daily basis through June 2, 1918. In this volume, the first mention of where he is located is August 9th, at Pass Creek, AK. He does make mention of occasional places travelled, though most of the descriptions are geographically based and not actual names that can be found on maps. By April he arrives in Ramparts and then in May reaches Jack Fish, AK. 2.) The second book is a pocket-sized address book which he uses as a journal. This second book starts on July 6th, 1918 and mentions Sucker River on the very first page. By October he has worked on his cabins, hunted extensively and has started to work on basic prospecting issues (Oct 23, he works on a bedrock drain). In this journal he starts to mention names of others in the area (no last names and no information on locations ). He also mentions a woman named Margaret who is noted as his wife - on Feb 15th, 1919: "Wife sick 14th all night and today. Delivery pains. Looks like miscarriage. Relieved Margaret of six or seven month kid at 4a.m. 16th. Do not believe she would have got through without help." This journal ends on June 4, 1919.3.) The third journal begins on July 8, 1919 and goes through Sept 29th, 1920. By this journal, there is a motor for his boat and later he mentions dogs and natives he calls "Huskies". Jan 17th, 1920 he is on his way to Ramparts, AK. On July 8th, 1920, he has arrived at Fort Yukon to gather supplies. This journal ends on September 30th, 1920 where he notes the total number of fish caught at both his upper and lower cabins, totaling 14,955 fish (not sure if that's a year's worth or a month's worth - his record keeping is interesting).4.) Journal #4 is missing most of the front cover, which has been ripped off. The first entry is for October 1st, 1920. On January 28th, 1921 he notes: "Baked bread, made pudding Margaret sick stayed in house all day. Performed surgical operation on Margaret's breast." On March 2nd, 21 he notes: "Reached bedrock about 23 feet. Panned some corse (sp) gold warm snowing most of the day." This journal ends on January 31st, 1922.5.) Journal #5 begins on March 13th, 1929 with: "Start for Fort Yukon. Camp at N. E. Martens Lower cabin." He stayed at Fort Yukon most of March - there are entries, but no details for these dates. And by 1929, Air travel has made it to Alaska - as he took an air plane to "Husky Camp on Collum River. Return to Fort Yukon with family. 5 hours round trip." The entries go through May 14th, 1929 then skip to April 18, 1930 and continue through May 17, 1930. There's a big break from May 17th, 1930 until October 1933 where the author lists the types of furs he brought in: "October Furs 1933: Southwest Marten 2, Northeast Marten: 3, Kids (?) 7, W. Marten 5, Wolves Black 2, Fox Red 1, Weasle (sp) 3, Beaver 2." The journal has a major skip from Oct 1933 and picks up Dec 1, 1963. During this time he spends a large amount of time cutting and hauling wood to use to thaw the ground in the shafts he's picking, and less and less time trapping and fishing. On July 19, 1964 he writes: "Got up 6a.m. cloudy south wind cool. Work on shaft. One shaft down 2 ½ feet water, gold and platinum fine colors, start new shaft, down 2 ½ feet frost. Sediment in first shaft containing gold and platinum. Some rain, thunder. This last journal ends on October 4th, 1964 with: "Get up 7 a.m. Southwest wind 18 above, cloudy, little snow last night." .

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        Album Tmunot Gdoley Israel. Rishonim LeRaayon yishuv artzeinu hakdosha. mukdash letovat a colonial fund shel Mizrachi

      COLONIAL FUND DEPARTMENT OF MIZRACHI, 121 Canal Street, New York, N.Y. 1917 - Oblong Book consists of 10 pictures on very thick cards, with bios on glossy paper facing the picture. The latest date in the book: the death of the rabbi in the last picture: Elul 5675 [ = 1915 c.e.] pictures of Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Kalischer, Rabbi Eliyahu Gutmacher, Rabbi Meir Leibush Malbim, Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin, Rabbi Yitzhak Elchanan Spector, Rabbi Mordechai Eliasburg, Rabbi Shmuel Mohilever, Rabbi Azriel Hildeshimer, Rabbi Alexander Moshe Lapidot, Rabbi Yitzhak Yaakov Reines. OCLC lists 4 Libraries worldwide that own item. 2 p. leaves, 10 portraits, 1 leaf Each portrait is accompanied by a guard sheet with biographical sketch./ On cover: Albom Mizrahi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Column on the March

      London: Grant Richards Limited,, 1917. Offset lithograph in colours on matt art wove paper. Sheet size: 28.6 x 22.2 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in an oak frame with UV preventive glass. Unknown edition. Signed in pencil lower right by Nevinson. After an oil on canvas held by the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nights With Uncle Remus

      Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company; Cambridge, The Riverside Press,, 1917. With Illustrations by Milo Winter. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, colour pictorial design to upper board, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 11 plates, line drawings throughout. Boards lightly rubbed, endpapers partially toned, occasional light foxing. A very good copy in the rubbed and foxed jacket a small amount of dampstain and nicks to the corners and the spine panel. First edition thus, very scare in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        British Birds

      Longmans, Green, and Co., 1917., 1917. With 82 superb plates in colour, with tissue-guards, showing over 400 species. 4 volumes, large 4to.; bound in publisher's red cloth, with titles in gilt to faded spines, rubbed and a little worn to extremities, top edges gilt; light browning to text. A very good set.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The inscriptions of Sinai. Part I: Introduction and plates. Part II: Translations and commentary

      London 1917 - Very scarce complete set of 2 volumes. EEF - Excavation memoirs 36. EEF, London, 1917. First edition. Large folio, 19 pages, 86 plates. Good condition. EEF - Excavation memoirs 45. EES, London, 1955. First edition. Folio, 11+ 242 pages, 4 plates. Red percaline. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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      MacMillan, New York 1917 - Color Illustrations; 517 pages; #120/250 lg paper copies. 4to, orig gilt-lettered & -pictorial white kid, t. E. G. , other edges untrimmed; occasionally scuffed, spine ends & edges rubbed, bottom of front joint starting to split. With 16 mtd color plates with captioned tissue guards, 70 b/w illus. Internally clean. 1st Rackham ed. Apr 9 x 12". 6 lbs ; 6 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales

      London: Constable & Co,, [1917]. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to front board and spine gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge green, others untrimmed. Twelve mounted colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text. Calligraphic gift inscription and bookplate dated 1917 to front pastedown. Extremities very faintly rubbed, top edge a little faded, tiny hole to upper front joint, endpapers lightly tanned. An excellent copy. First Rackham edition. With a loosely inserted extra colour plate and a contemporary newspaper article on the brothers Grimm and the Harz Mountains.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Spring of Joy - A Little Book of Healing

      J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London 1917 - In GOOD ++ CONDITION. IN A FOLDING CASE with marbled paper lining, with ribbon tab. WHICH SLIDES into a matching HALF-LEATHER SLIPCASE, with raised bands on spine and gilt border. Half title, title in green & mustard ink, dedication, contents, 136pp, bound in original green cloth. Backstrip shows publisher as E.P. Dutton & Co, Title page shows publisher as J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. In June 1917, Dutton imported from Dent, 260 BOUND COPIES of this book (ref. Elliott Macrae). Book shows lower corner stain on front cover only, hinges just starting, darkening to free end papers. BINDING TIGHT. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        Platero y Yo. 1907 - 1916. Primera Edición Completa.

      Casa Editorial Calleja, Madrid 1917 - 324pp. Las 12 primeras hojas y las 3 últimas el papel con algo de mácula, resto papel impecable. En general buen ejemplar encuadernado de época a plena piel. Lomera decorada con dos nervios y florones. Corte superior dorado. No conserva las cubiertas originales. Size: 8º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Vampire of the Continent

      New York: The Jackson Press. 1917. Second American edition. Translated by George Chatterton-Hill. Pictorial cloth. Light dampstain at the bottom of the text pages, thus about very good in very good pictorial dustwrapper with a corresponding stain, some small chips, and some very near professional reinforcement of the folds. Not about vampires at all, but a polemic attempting to demonstrate the insatiable greed of Great Britain for Empire. However, the striking illustration on both the front board and repeated on the dustwrapper, of a winging vampire sinking its claws into a nude woman, is among our favorites. We've never seen the book in jacket before. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Job

      NY: Harper & Brothers. (1917). The first issue of his third book under his own name and his first attempt, he later said, to write a serious novel. The Job was controversial for its realistic depiction of a woman in the workplace and laid the groundwork for Lewis' great novels of social realism in the 1920s. Offsetting to endpages from jacket flaps and slight wear to board edges; near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket professionally restored to near fine. An extremely scarce book in jacket. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Collection of Nishikie on History, Geography, and Customs [Rekishi chiri fuzoku Nishikie bunko] (5 volumes)

      Tokyo, 1917-1920. Wraps, with a cloth folio. Very Good. The set of five volumes contain in total 174 wonderful color woodblocks. The set was surely intended at least in part for the tourist market, and thus its component volumes include some of the justly most famous books and illustrations produced in Japan. Among the volumes is the classic work by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861), Seichu Gishi Den, or Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Sumurai, with 50 plates, Utagawa Hiroshiga's "The Story of the Revenge of the Soga Brothers" or "Soga Monogatari", 30 plates, as well as from his "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo". or Meisho Yedo Hiakke, 28 plates, "Kokon Meifuden", or "Anthology of famous women of all ages" by Utagawa Toyokuni (1769 - 1825), 30 plates, and finally " Kinsei kyogiden" or "Biographies of Modern Men" illustrated by Kaisai Yoshitoshi (1832-1892). These volumes may be abridgments of the originals, but all of them offer plates that dazzle with their color, and the print quality is high indeed. With the cross-section of martial and domestic subjects, lovely panoramas and human studies, the Westerner could enjoy a balanced cross-section of the high points of Japanese color woodblock tradition, a tradition that strongly influenced Western artists of the late nineteenth century and beyond, including Van Gogh, Whistler, and many others. The covers all have some wear and light soiling. Generally the plates are bright and clean. The cloth folio which houses the five volumes has sunning and wear but remains structurally sound. A sixth volume was issued by Ogawa, but it should be noted that the five volumes here fit snugly into their folio and thus the set here is complete.

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      - (PARRISH,MAXFIELD)illus. COLLECTION OF COLOUR PRINTS BY JULES GUERIN AND MAXFIELD PARRISH: Second Series. Cleveland:Jansen no date, ca 1917. Folio, 3/4 cloth portfolio, case sl. soiled and lacks ties else near fine. A very rare Parrish item, this consists of 20 color plates on mats, each with printed captions mounted in the corners, 5 are by Parrish and 15 by Guerin. Those by Parrish are: Gardens of Vicobello, Siena; Villa Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore; Gardens of Villa Gori; and Villa Camberaia near Florence. Those by Guerin are also very beautiful, mainly scenes of the Middle East. A beautiful and rare Parrish item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        His Last Bow

      London: John Murray,, 1917. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Uber die spezielle und die allgemeine Relativitatstheorie

      Braunschweig: F. Vieweg & Sohn, 1917. Weil 90. Original printed wrappers. Lower corners of front wrapper and first two leaves repaired.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's]
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        Die letzte Aufnahme des Grafen Zeppelin " : Format 9 x 12,5 cm. Beiliegend der Zeitungsausschnitt der Neue Leipziger Illustrierten Zeitung vom 24 Februar 1917. Hier wurde diese legenädre Foto abgebildet. Auf der Rückseite der Kommentar zum Tode von Graf Zeppelin. Die Zeitungsseite ist schlecht erhalten. Die Ränder wurden dilettantisch mit Tesa verstärkt. Weitere Mängel an diesem historischen Papier. Original photography, silver gelatin print. Size of image. 9 x 12,5 cm. With photographer's stamp ( " = G. Riebicke , Berlin = ") on the verso.

      Riebicke,, Berlin, 1917 - 9 x 12,5 cm. 1 Blatt. Graphik. 1000 g. R1Bx. .(Prints). Jpg. Guter Zustand / Good condition. 2 Ecken beschädigt leichte Knickspuren. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        Recollections of a California Pioneer

      The Neale Publishing Company, New York 1917 - Written after the author had passed 88 years of age, this important early work follows his decision as a young man to leave his home in the East to seek gold in California in 1850. The book chronicles their travel westward and their life in San Francisco, as well as recollections of early Sacramento, Salinas, Native Americans encountered, fighting off attacks by wolves, and even travels in Arizona: an extremely rare glimpse into early pioneer life in California. Orange cloth with lettering on board and spine in gilt, author portrait on frontispiece with tissue guard, some soiling to boards but remarkably clean given age, PO on FFEP, small label with prior bookseller (Books Inc., Fairmont Hotel, SF) on rear paste-down endpaper, all pages clean with exception of very small (5mm) burn-hole on page 49. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books, IOBA]
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      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Valencia: Prometeo, Soc. Editorial, [1917].- 318 p., [1 h.]; 8º (18,2 cm.); Enc. en Tela.- Falto de portadilla, por lo demás impecable.{ Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        The Romance of King Arthur and His Knigts of the Round Table Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur

      London & Belfast: MacMillan, 1917. xxiv + 509 pages, many uncut; Limited edition # 252 of 500 signed by Arthur Rackham; with 16 tissue-guarded color plate illustrations tipped-in, by Arthur Rackham and black and white depictions as well; (from the Preface): "...story of King Arthur and his Knights is one of the greatest that men have ever made...a great story, because it shows us the effect on many different characters of this obligation to live life and women of real flesh and blood...each with his own virtues and failings..."; bound in the original polished white paper vellum, gilt cover and spine titles and gilt cover design, top edge gilt; some edge, tips wear and rubbing, soiling to binding; occasional foxing; still in very good condition, and beautifully illustrated.. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Vellum. Very Good. Illus. by Arthur Rackham.

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        The Innocents: A Story for Lovers

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (with the required "Published October, 1917" and the "F-R" code --- light rubs to the spine ends and board corners, front board's upper right corner lightly tapped, minor mark to the closed page block's upper edge, the front free endpaper is signed "Sinclair Lewis" and there dated, but we do not represent or warrant it to be the author's signature), without the scarce dust jacket; an expanded version of a tale that earlier had been serially published in the Woman's Home Companion magazine, and the last of Lewis' novels published by Harper & Brothers. After contracting with Harcourt, Brace for then-future works, Lewis produced the full novel in order to fulfill his contractual obligations to Harper. Under these circumstances, Lewis did not produce his best work and the book was not a success. Sinclair Lewis won the 1930 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." Of him, H.L. Mencken wrote: "[If] there was ever a novelist among us with an authentic call to the trade ... it is this red-haired tornado from the Minnesota wilds." Copies of "The Innocents" in its first edition, first printing are rather uncommon to the market as befits an unsuccessful book, and copies in a condition as nice as is this copy are more uncommon still. A Near Fine to Fine copy. SCARCE.

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        Robin Hood

      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1917. The 1917 1st NC Wyeth edition, IN AN UNUSUALLY BRIGHT, CRISP DUSTJACKET. Solid and VG+ (with strong, unflecked gilt-letttering to the spine) in a well-preserved, VG+ dustjacket, with very, very light chipping at the spine crown and along the top-edges and very light soiling to the rear panel. Octavo, 362 pgs. 8 full-page Wyeth illustrations accompanying the text plus the jacket, endpaper and tilte page illustrations. A handsome copy of one of Wyeth's most impressive efforts. . First Thus. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by N.C. Wyeth.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Frühlings-Sinfonie. 10 Blatt signierte Orig.-Radierungen [incl. Titelblatt].

      München, Bruckmann, [1917]. 2°, Mappe mit aufmontierten Radierungen unter Passepartout, OLwd-Mappe goldgeprägt m. Schutzumschlag in Schuber, Tadell. Preis in CHF: 990. Raabe 139. Horodisch 221. Nr. 39 von 100 Exemplaren. Die Drucke überwiegend in Lindgrün und Sepia. Jede Radierung vom Künstler signiert u. numeriert. - Georg Broel (1884-1940) gilt als "feiner, lyrisch gestimmter Naturinterpret" (Vollmer I, 321). Die vorliegenden Landschaftsbilder erinnern an die frühen Werke Heinrich Vogelers. - Die Passepartouts stellenweise etwas unfrisch. Im Ganzen ordentlich.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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      New York:: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Co.,. 1917.. 7-1/2" x 4-5/8". 1st edition. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy from Catt to "Congressman Charles E. Fuller". [16], 100 pp.. Blue cloth binding with gilt stamped lettering to spine & front board.. Modest binding wear, with a hint of damping to upper tips. Still, a. VG - VG+ copy.. Catt was a famous "women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the founder of the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women." [Wiki].

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        LA MARTIR

      106 Paginas. Imprenta America., Valparaiso (Chile) 1917 - Rarisima novela, escrita en Valparaiso de Chile por alguno de los hermanos Alfredo, Armando y Amparo Velarde Gomez, Los Velarde ( segun datos de Internet ) fueron una familia española oriunda de La Rioja que se afincó en la zona de Valparaiso con gran exito. Este librito es una probable licencia literaria de Amparo ( de ahí aparecer su nombre en iniciales, aunque no es descartable fuera de alguno de los varones ). No pone precio por lo que su autor/a debió de regalarlo a quien juzgo poseerlo. Su tirada debio ser cortisima. NO esta reseñado ni en la BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL DE CHILE ni en la BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA. El estado de conservacion interior es bueno y tiene perdidas en la cubierta aunque reparadas. Size: 8º [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mrs. Fiske Her Views on Actors, Acting, and the Problems of Production.

      New York: The Century Co, 1917. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Corners slightly bumped. Otherwise a nearly fine copy with lettering on covers quite bright. In the very rare original dust jacket which has had several small chips at extremities expertly restored. The author's first book, very scarce in jacket.

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books]
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        Die Jakobsleiter. Oratorium. Universal-Edition Nr. 6061.

      (Wien u. Leipzig, Universal-Edition 1917).. Quer-Gr.-8°. 32 S. (einschl. Titel). Reataurierter, stummer HLnbd. D. Zt. m. Deckelbezug aus grauem Kleisterpapier. Rücken und Vorsätze erneuert, Deckelkanten z. Tl. stärker berieben, papierbed. durchgeh. stärker gebräunt, ges. Buchblock eselsohrig, letztes Bl. Mit unterlegtem Einriss.. Erste Ausgabe; Titelblatt von Arnold Schönberg sowie Wilhelm Klitsch eh. signiert. S. schuf das (unvollendet gebliebene) Oratorium für Soli, Chöre und Orchester in den Jahren 1916 bis 1917 nach einer eigenen Dichtung. - Die Signaturen entstanden wahrscheinlich nach einer Lesung des Jakobsleiter-Textes durch Wilhelm Klitsch am 21. Mai 1921, einer der letzten Veranstaltungen des 'Vereins für musikalische Privataufführungen' (den Schönberg im November 1918 gegründet hatte, der seine Konzerttätigkeit aber aufgrund finanzieller Schwierigkeiten 1921 wieder einstellen musste). Alban Berg schrieb nach der Aufführung: "'Jakobsleiter' war herrlich. Klitsch hat wirklich unerhörtes geleistet und Fähigkeiten gezeigt, deren ich ihn nie für fähig hielt. ...Besuch war sehr schlecht, und Schönberg sehr deprimiert darüber."

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        The Taming of the Sioux

      Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, N.D. 1917 - 1st, red cloth, no dj, g+ (sm. brown spots on front cover pictorial strip, top front corner worn, erasure on front pastedown, ffep cut out). 186 pp., including many fine photographic plates by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fabulous war content Woodrow Wilson TLS on White House stationery: <I>"...the people do very distinctly comprehend what the war is about..."</I>

      Typed Letter Signed Woodrow Wilson 6.5" x 8" 1p, Washington D.C., October 5, 1917. Toning from being framed in the past and two small pin holes, possibly from a straight pin. Fine condition. Also included, a bust length engraving of Wilson.From 1914 through 1917, as Europe plunged into war, the United States remained neutral, profiting from the largest share of neutral trade. Tensions with Germany accelerated until on April 2, 1917 Wilson, who had tried to keep us out of war, went before Congress with a heavy heart and requested that they declare war. Though most of the nation approved of his decision, southern business interests led the opposition to our entrance into the war. In this letter on "The White House" embossed stationery to Richard H. Edmonds, Editor of the "Manufacturers Record", a periodical devoted to the industrial and commercial interests of the South, Wilson responds tactfully to concerns about the war. Wilson writes: "The suggestion contained

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        Entwurf für ein Glasgemälde mit Wappen der Familie von Mülinen (auf Karton). Darstellung des Ritters Caspar von Mülinen mit dem Tod (nach dem Totentanz von Niklaus Manuel Deutsch).

      1917 1917 - 46 x 32 cm, Eine kleine Stelle Farbe abgelöst, ansonsten sehr dekoratives Totentanzgemälde. Auf der Rückseite handschriftliche Widmung des Malers an «Elisabeth und Hans von Mülinen, zur freundlichen Erinnerung, Bern Mai 1918 E. v. R. Das Glasgemälde hängt im Berner Münster. Auf dem Totentanz-Fresko von Niklaus Manuel wurde das Wappen des Ritters Caspar v. Mülinen (1481-1538) über dem Herzog (Caspar war vermutlich das Modell) positionniert, ebenso das Wappen des St. Katharinenordens und des Ordens vom Heiligen Grab. Sohn des Hans Friedrich und der Barbara von Scharnachtal, Erbin der Herrschaft Brandis. ? 1500 Verena von Diesbach, Tochter des Ludwig von Diesbach. Ab 1500 Grossrat und 1500-06 Schultheiss von Burgdorf, 1509 Landvogt von Grandson, 1510-15 Landvogt von Orbe-Echallens, ab 1517 Kleinrat (1527 entsetzt). M. wurde als begabter Unterhändler mit Gesandtschaften nach Savoyen, Ferrara (Emilia-Romagna) und Montferrat (Piemont) betraut. 1506 unternahm er eine Jerusalemfahrt, wurde dort zum Ritter geschlagen und trat 1516, obschon der Rat von Bern es ihm verboten hatte, in den Dienst von Hzg. Ulrich von Württemberg ein. M. vertrat bis zur Niederlage bei Pavia 1525 die franz. Interessen. Obwohl er ein Gegner der Reformation war, nahm er 1526 als Berner Vertreter am Glaubensgespräch in Baden teil. 1527 wurde er wegen seiner unnachgiebigen Haltung in Glaubensfragen aus dem Rat verstossen. Die Familie von Mülinen sind ein Aargauer Rittergeschlecht aus Mülligen AG, später habsburgische Ministerialen in der Schweiz. Seit dem 15. Jahrhundert zählen die Mülinen zum bernischen Patriziat. Einige Familienmitglieder führten den hochadeligen Titel eines Reichsgrafen von Mülinen. Das Geschlecht ist 2008 im Mannsstamm ausgestorben.Der früheste bekannte Namensträger ist Peter von Mülinen (? 1287), Schultheiss von Brugg. Sein Sohn Berchtold (? 1344) erwarb 1301 oder 1311 die Herrschaften Kasteln und Ruchenstein. Henmann (? 1421) wurde 1407 Burger von Bern und ab 1414 Herr zu Schinznach. Hans Friedrich (? 1491) erwarb durch seine Heirat mit Barbara von Scharnachthal die Herrschaft Brandis und begründete damit den Berner Zweig. Unter den Großen der Familie sind zu nennen neben Caspar von Mülinen, der Historiker Nikolaus Graf von Mülinen (1760-1833), der auch als Befreier Nidwaldens bekannt ist und 1811 die Schweizer Geschichtsforschende Gesellschaft mitbegründete; weiters Nikolaus' Vetter, der Diplomat Bernhard Graf von Mülinen (1788-1851), Teilnehmer am Wiener Kongreß, aber auch Nikolaus' Urenkelin Helene von Mülinen (1850-1924), die als bedeutende Frauenrechtlerin den ersten Berner Frauenverein gründete. 2500 gr.

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        No. 27 | Der letzte Streitpunkt"]. Originalzeichnung, signiert "KAW".

      O. O., [wohl 1917]. - Tusche, Aquarell und Deckweiß. 220:218 mm (Bildausschnitt) auf 266:250 mm. Sauber ausgeführte Karikatur, die Lenin, einen Bauern, einen Soldaten und einen Proletarier zeigt, die den in einer Ecke hockenden Zar Nikolaus II. angreifen. Ihres Sujets wegen dürfte die vorliegende Zeichnung zur Zeit der Februarrevolution entstanden sein. Wilke dürfte die Zeichnung für die humoristische Zeitschrift "Die Muskete" geschaffen haben, für die er 1905-1918 tätig war. Sollte sie dort erschienen sein, so unter einem anderen Titel als dem, der auf vorliegendem Blatt auf der Verso-Seite von anderer (?) Hand notiert wurde, da die Abbildungsverzeichnisse der Jahre 1916-1918 keine von ihm unter diesem Titel veröffentlichte Zeichnung anführen.

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        Aucassin & Nicolete (Signed),

      Heorge G. Harrap & Co., London 1917 - Limited edition, No. 115 of 125 numbered copies, signed by Evelyn Paul. Small quarto. 120, [4] pp. With thirteen mounted color plates (included in pagination), and twenty-three pages of printed music. Copiously decorated with intertextual illustrations, initials, and borders throughout. These elements and the text printed in red and black. Original vellum, front board decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, orange, and gray, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Fore-edge of front free endpaper slightly wrinkled. Vellum slightly soiled, and boards with the slightest yawn, but overall a near fine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue of Old Manchu Jewlery and Carved Stones Gathered in Peking by Frederick Moore

      New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1917 - Quarto, 25.2*17.1cm, 70pp. Describes 434 lots, illustrated with 11 b/w plates. Spine chipped, internally fine. A rare auction catalogs on chinese antiques. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Grant Richards Ltd., London 1917 - First edition. Frontispiece illustration by Augustus John. Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Very scarce. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die miniaturen-Sammlung Seiner Koniglichenhoheit Des Grossherzogs Ernst Ludwig Von Hessen Und Bei Rhein

      Kurt Wolff Verlag 1917 - Book. Folio - over 12. No 315 of limited edition of 350. viii, 148 plates, 38 pp. Plates are 15 by 11 inches, or 39 by 28 cm. Plates can have one to half a dozen miniature images, some of which are in color. Each plate protected by tissue guard (more like wax paper) which also has caption. Plates and tissue guards are pristine. Binding is tight. Magnificent full orange morocco binding, with bright gilt symbol for Ernst Ludwig in center of front board. Spine has four thick raised bands. Slight fading to color of spine. A few minor scuffs elsewhere. Rear board, lower edge has dampstain, but this is minor defect in relation to whole. But for that, book is fine, and this is a splendid, regal copy. The book weighs 16 pounds, so expect extra shipping charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Böhmerwäldler Hausindustrie und Volkskunst, Band I: Wald- und Holzarbeit. Bd.II. Frauenhauswerk und Volkskunst. Beiträge zur deutsch-böhmischen Volkskunde. Bd. XIV. 1,2.

      Prag Calve 1917 - 1918.. Original-Ausgabe. XIV, 422, 2 / 8, 352 S. mit z ahlr. Abb. 23 cm, Gr.-8°. Halbleinenband der Zeit mit Papierrückenschildchen.. : ***Aus dem Nachlass des Regensburger Volkskunde-Sammlers Hans Herramhof [siehe auch Auktion 534 2012 Ruef] Eisenmeier 230. - Vorliegend die sehr seltene Originalausgabe dieser umfangreichen böhmischen Volkskunde. - Teil I: Wald- und Holzarbeit (Allgemeines; Waldarbeit, Holzhausgewerbe, Holzkunst (Holzhauer, Schwemmen und Triften, Flößerei, Kohlenbrennerei, Aschenbrenner und Flußsieder, Pechler, Teer- und Wagenschmierbrenner, Böhmerwälder Holzindustrie, Das Holzdorf, Das Hochgebirgshaus, Schrenger und Zaun, Das Wissen vom Holze, Die Erzeugung von Wirtschafts- und Hausgeräten, Der Holzschuhmacher, Holzschnitzer, Bauernmöbel, Totenbretter, Drechslerarbeit, Schindelerzeugung, Schleißen und Späne, Spanschachtelmacherei, Resonanzholz, Zäunen und Flechten, Der Besenbinder, Der Schwammkappenmann)). - Teil II: Frauen-Hauswerk und Volkskunst (Von der Leinsaat zur Leinwand (Spinnerei und Weberei); Spitzenklöppelei und andere Frauenheimarbeit; Nahrungs- und Genußmittel; Das Sammeln von Rohstoffen aus den drei Naturreichen (Goldwäscherei, Grafithändler und Grafitfuhrleute, Kieselsteine, Perlenfischerei); Volkskunst (Steinmetzarbeit, Schmiedeeisenarbeiten, Grabkreuze, Bauernschmuck, Glaskunst, Batterln, Glasbildermalerei, Bauerngeschirr, Das Färben, Bemalen und Kratzen der Ostereier); Anhang (Egerländer Vogelbilder, Wachsarbeiten, Gebäckformen und Gebildbrote, Haarputz, Die Pranger-Flechterin, Schreibkunst). - Einband berieben, Kanten beschabt. Rückenschildchen u. Bezugspapier des Vorderdeckels mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Innen sehr sauber.

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        "Paysannes s'habillant". Original-Radierung.

      1917.. Plattengrösse: 40x33 cm. Unten rechts signiert. Links nummeriert 42/125. In Glasrahmen 70x54 cm.. In der Platte monogr. "Ed.V 1917". - Bibliographie: Giroud 89.

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        Der Heldensarg.

      September 1917.. Blattgröße: 13 x 17,7 cm. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Blatt mit 3 durchgehenden Knickspuren, unscheinbarem kl. Einriss sowie im rechten Seitenrand gegilbt und mit Fingerflecken.. Eigenhändiges Gedichtmanuskript in 15 Zeilen (einschließlich Überschrift), am Kopf mit Unterschrift und Datierung (September 1917). Das Manuskript ist flüssig - ohne Korrekturen - in schwarzer Tinte auf dünnem Maschinenpapier geschrieben. Das Epigramm findet sich auf einem Programmzettel für eine Lesung Karl Kraus' im Konzerthaus am 17. Oktober 1917 und erschien erstmal in Druck in dem Ende Dezember 1917 herausgegebenen dritten Band der 'Worte in Versen' (S. 66). (vgl. dazu Kerry g 125). Unser Manuskript ist die endgültige Fassung ohne Abweichungen vom späteren Druck.

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        Noh' or Accomplishment: A Study of the Classical Stage of Japan

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917 - INSCRIBED from collector and patron John Quinn to scuptor Gwen Baxter on the front free endpaper, "To Miss G. Baxter from John Quinn at the suggestion of Ezra Pound. June 29, 1917." Pound had written a letter to Quinn the previous February asking his friend to give assistance to Baxter. Her sister, Viola Baxter Jordan, was a childhood friend and lifelong correspondent of Pound, William Carlos Williams, and H.D First American edition. 8vo. Photogravure frontispiece. viii, 265, [1] pp. Publisher's blue cloth with paper spine label (chipped at edges), very good. Gallup A13b [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Girl Graduate: Her Own Book

      Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co.. 1917. Octavo. Quarter cloth and illustrated papercovered boards. Ownership signature of Elizabeth Flodnig, corners a bit worn and some soiling on the boards, a tight, very good or better copy. A blank book with sections for autographs. Contains many inscriptions to Flodnig in 1917, among them a four-line inscription by Margaret Mitchell on page 44 (appropriating Gellett Burgess&#39;s famous poem): "I never saw a purple cow, I never hope to see one, I&#39;ll tell you one thing anyhow, I&#39;d rather see than be one! (No nominations [?] Ha! Ha!) Margaret Mitchell." In 1917 Mitchell graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta, and presumably Flodnig was a classmate. Laid in is additional ephemera from the recipient&#39;s continuing education in Atlanta. Housed in a custom cloth chemise and gray morocco slipcase. .

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        La Jeune Parque.

      Gallimard, Paris 1917 - First Edition, one of 575 copies on Arches. 4to; fine in original wrappers, with no sunning to them and no wrinkling, in protective glassine and custom-made tan cloth clamshell box with paper label printed in red on spine with author and title. An unusually nice copy.Paul-Ambroise Valery (1871-1945), probably best known as a Symbolist poet (influenced by Mallarme), made his literary name with publication of this book and CHARMES (1922). He was elected to the French Academy in 1925 and held the poetry chair at the College de France from 1937. Connolly Modern Movement 31a. See an Image. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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&#39;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.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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