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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.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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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."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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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]

      [Bookseller: PAGE ONE TOO]
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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

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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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]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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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.

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        Kleine Prosa.

      Verlag von A. Francke., Bern, 1917 - Bern, Verlag von A. Francke. 1917. 8°. 201 S., 1 S. Inhalt, 2 S. Anzeigen. Bedruckter Originalpappband. Wilpert-G. 10. - Erste Ausgabe. - Rücken etwas gebräunt und Papierbezug im Gelenk etwas angerissen. Vorderdeckel an der unteren Kante etwas bestossen. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        The Spring of Joy - A Little Book of Healing

      London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 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. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Narrative of Prison Life at Baltimore and Johnson's Island, Ohio. SIGNED

      Baltimore: Commercial Ptg. & Sta. Co., 1917. First edition. Hardcover. About Very good. This copy Inscribed, Signed & Dated in ink in the year of publication at the first blank page by the author. 12mo, 22 pages, frontis &1 plate. Contemporary three-quarter maroon roan & marbled paper over boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Dornbusch/ Military Bibliography of the Civil War II: 3092. One inch loss at the top of the spine, lightly rubbed, modest foxing, previous owner's signature in ink at rear blank. J. Ogden Murray's copy, himself a captured Confederate officer & author of The Immortal Six Hundred, with his signature at a rear blank page. Shepherd was the youngest commissioned officer in the armies of the Confederacy. He was severely wounded & captured at Gettysburg in July, 1863 & held as a prisoner until the close of the war. OCLC locates three copies under two accession numbers.

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        Standard Oil Bulletin, January 1917-December 1923 (Two Volume Book Set; Cover Art Illustration ONLY)

      Standard Oil Company, San Francisco, California 1917 - Standard Oil Bulletin Cover Art Illustration (Inclusive of front/rear cover of magazine, interior verso advertising and two select bi-sided advertising leaves at rear of each volume ONLY), Volume I (January 1917-June 1920), Volume II (July 1920-December 1922, ending in December 1923; missing January 1923-November 1923). Cover Artists: McNeill, Von Schmidt, Dixon, Delappe, Starr, Kelly and more. Description: Two volume set, 'CUSTOM' dark brown leather hardbounds, gilt title/dates of publication on spine cover. Dimensions: 10 1/8" x 7 1/8" x 3/4" each volume. Condition: Fine-Near Fine; 1/2" x 3/4" tear on first cover at lower right bottom; see image #4. IMPORTANT NOTE: NOT COMPLETE ISSUES; NO INTERIOR CONTENTS OUTSIDE OF SPECIFICALLY DETAILED INFORMATION. ARTIST/ILLUSTRATOR/PERIOD/# of COVER ILLUSTRATIONS- Raymond Bannister/(20th Cent)/3, Wesley Raymond De Lappe/(1887-1952)/17, Maynard Dixon/(1875-1946)/3, Clarence Keiser Hinkle/(1880-1960)/1, Robert Ryland Kearfott/(1890-1969)/ 7, George William Kegg/(1884-1940)/1, John Melville Kelly/(1879-1962)/6, Maurice George Logan/(1886-1977)/2, Stanley McNeill/(20th Cent)/16, Harold Von Schmidt/(1893-1982)/12, Judson Lewis Starr/(1890-1960)/1, Unsigned/(20th Cent)/2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Platero y Yo

      Casa Editorial Calleja - Madrid 1917 - Cuarta edición. Encuadernación en tela, conservado sus tapas. Ejemplar en muy buen estado. 322 páginas in 8° (18.2 x 11.5) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Platero y Yo (1907-1916)

      Casa Editorial Calleja 1917 - (OS22) - Madrid - Primera edición completa - Ramo de perejil espartano en el frontispicio - "En 1914, la editorial La Lectura, de Madrid, publicó una selección de 63 capítulos, hecha por el autor, en su colección Biblioteca Juventud. Este hecho, junto con el prólogo titulado «Advertencia a los hombres que lean este libro para niños», dio lugar a que la obra fuese erróneamente encasillada en el género de la literatura infantil. Cuando en 1917 se publicó la edición completa, compuesta por 138 capítulos (Editorial Calleja, Madrid), quedaba claro que Platero era un texto adulto, aunque por su sencillez y transparencia se adecuara perfectamente a la imaginación y al gusto de los niños" - Contiene 323 páginas incluyendo índice - Rústico original - Hoja de respeto posee leves manchas de pegamento - Timbre de dueño anterior - Muy buen estado

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        Platero y Yo. (1907-1916). - Primera edición completa

      Madrid : Casa Editorial Calleja 1917 - ~ Advertencia del Autor ~ En frontis, el ramo de perejil espartano, ex-libris del poeta ~ Colofón: Este libro se acabó de imprimir en la Imprenta de Fortanet de Madrid el 13 de Enero de 1917 ~ Rústica original con sobrecubierta ~ 322+[2]p ~ 20x13x3cm. ~ Mínimos desgarres en lomo y sello de librero en portada, por lo demás, en Muy Buen estado ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        V Pralese. Sest Improvisaci. Vydal Jan Stene vPráze.

      1917. 4to. Original vellum-backed portfolio. Gilt frontcover. Pictorial etched title-page, signed in pencil by the artist + etched contemt-leaf (Sexnam Listv.) and 6 original etchings, all numbered 9/50 (= no. 9 of 50 copies) and all signed by the artist in pencil. A few brownspots to frontcover. Etchings clean and fine.. Max Svabinský (1873-1962) was a Czech painter, draughtsman, graphic artist, and professor in Academy of Graphic Arts in Prague. Svabinský is considered to be one of the more notable artists in the history of Czech painting and produced significant work during the first half of the 20th century. He was relatively unusual among modernist artists in that his work was accepted by the communist regime; this was due at least in part to his having formed his artistic personality prior to 1900, prior to the advent of cubism

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        The German Spy In America; The Secret Plotting of German Spies in the United States and the Inside Story of the Sinking of the Lusitania

      Published by Hutchinson & Co., Paternoster Row, London First Edition 1917. London 1917. First edition hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original crimson cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine with blind tooled edges to the upper panel. 8vo. 7½&#39;&#39; x 5¼&#39;&#39;. Contains 256 printed pages of text. Slight sun fading to the red of the spine, light age tanning to the end papers and closed page edges and in Very Good condition, corners nice and sharp, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Ritual of the Grand Temple Daughters of Elks of the Improved, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World. Organized September 9, 1913 Hampton, Va

      Norfolk, Va.: Press of the Guide Publishing Co., Inc.. 1917. First edition. 12mo. 23pp. Flexible cloth over card wrappers. "Key of Pass Word" tipped in. Modest creases and wear, about very good. Kelley founded the Grand Temple Daughters of Elks, an auxiliary of The Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World, a fraternal organization founded by a Pullman porter, Arthur James Riggs, and Benjamin Franklin Howard, who were both members of another fraternal organization who discovered that they shared a dream of forming an Elks organization for people of color. The Elks is the largest predominately black fraternal organization in the world. Whether Emma V. Kelley is related to the novelist Emma Dunham Kelley, who for years was thought to have written two of the earliest novels by an African-American woman (Megda 1891 and Four Girls at Cottage City 1895), is undetermined but an important question. Little is known about the latter Kelley, who has recently been a subject of much speculation as to her true race. Long thought to be a light-skinned African-American author, new (and from what we&#39;ve read not entirely convincing) research has attempted to remove her from the pantheon of black writers. If the novelist and this namesake who founded a black women&#39;s fraternal organization were determined to be the same person, or even merely related, it would have enormous bearing on the debate. At any rate, rare in its own right: OCLC locates no copies; we&#39;ve located a 1926 history of the movement by the same author, also published in Norfolk. .

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        Eine Auswahl von Hundert Zeichnungen nach den Probedrucken der Holzschnitte, einmalige Ausgabe in 150 nummerierten Mappen. Erste Reihe. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Numer 43.

      Hugo Schmidt Verlag 1917 - Blätter sind altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt. leinenbezogene Kassette mit Einzelblättern Deutsch 3000g

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        Seven log-books concerning the Arctic voyages of Captain William Scoresby, Senior of Whitby, England. Issued in fac-simile (.) with reproductions in color of portraits in oils of Captain William Scoresby, Senior and of Captain William Scoresby, Junior. Introduction and notes by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh.

      N.Y., The Explorers Club, 1916-1917. - 8 vols. (Introductory brochure & 7 vols. of facs.) Folio. IX+31;191;57;32+(2);38;34;83;61 pp. With 3 portraits (incl. 2 col., tipped-in), 4 maps (incl. 3 fold.), 11 plts. (incl. 2 fold.), facs. in introductory vol. Hardcover. Or. marbled boards, in slipcase. Good. (Fragile spines lack pieces of covering paper, mainly to vols. 1 & 7; stamps "Reserve stock Imperial Institute Library 1925" on titles). * No. 118 of 300 printed copies, not in trade. - The log-books describe fourteen whaling and exploration voyages into the Arctic seas from 1786 to 1822. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Obras Completas de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, 7 tomos, I - VII: Edicion de la Real Academia Espanola. Facsimile de las primitivas impresiones.

      Real Academia de Espanola, Madrid 1917 - Flexible white cloth boards show light soiling to spines, else clean and sound, designed to appear similar to vellum. Book plate on front paste-down of each volume; possible ex-library, but no clear markings. Interiors are clean and unmarked, many pages uncut. Volume VI is a slightly different color than the other volumes. Volume VII is dated 1923, rather than 1917. Vol. I - La Galatea; II & III - Don Quixote de la Mancha; IV - Novelas Exemplares; V - Comedias Entremeses; VI - Persiles Y Sigismunda; VII - El Trato de Argel, La Numancia, y Poesias Varias. In all, a handsome set, and a facsimile of the originals. Due to weight, extra postage may be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Studies in Pauline Eschatology. Accepted by the University of Toronto as aThesis for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Still Life and Other Verse.First Edition

      William Briggs, Toronto , 1917, - PRATT, E.J. Studies in Pauline Eschatology and Its Background. Accepted bythe University of Toronto as a Thesis for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Toronto : William Briggs, 1917. First Edition. Pp (2),3-203,(5),+ 3 fldgcharts. 8vo, green cloth. Laakso A22, Watters p.828, Rhodenizer p.391, Laugher p.456. Not in O'Dea. See David G. Pitt's E.J.Pratt: The Truant Years,1882-1927 (1984), pp.152-156, 241, from which the following is taken : "[.] a model of logical, orderly, scholarly discourse, carefully documented,fortified with voluminous and impressive charts and tables, and attractively and lucidly presented. [.]."But not surprisingly, the book had little appeal for the public at large and most of the 500 copies printed went unsold. For years afterwards Pratt was to be painfully reminded of his lost investment by frequently encountering copies, priced at a few cents each, amongthe promiscuous piles of unwanted tomes heaped on the remainder tables ofToronto book shops. It was not until January 1932 that Ryerson Press (sucessor to William Briggs) finally disposed of its remaining stocks in a mannergraphically suggested by the following correspondence between Pratt and Ryerson's editor, Lorne Pierce : \Dear Ned: The stock department are loath toconsign your Pauline Eschatology to the Eschatological incinerator withoutyour written say so. Will you please me good enough to give me your written authority. Sincerely yours, Lorne Dear Lorne, You are most welcome to consign these Eschatological monstrosities to the everlasting flames where they should have gone in the first place. I burned some fifty copies of them seven years ago and the house has remained hot ever since. I calculate thattwenty tons of coal was saved thereby. This is your authorization to give them a hasty and fiery dispatch. Ned. Fine. Rare. 1,500.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trente et un poèmes de poche « Poèmepréfaceprophétie » par Guillaume Apollinaire

      Paris, Editions "SIC" 1917 - Livre d'occasion In-16, broché, couverture muette, non paginé, 36 ff. n. ch. Condition : Édition originale du second livre de l'auteur (son premier livre De la mort à la vie, essai dramatique paru en 1905 chez Messein, renié par l&#146;auteur, fut quasi intégralement détruit). L&#146;un des 3 ex. sur Vieux Japon à la forme (après 2 ex. sur Tochi de Formose, et avant 5 ex. sur Hollande et 125 ex. sur bouffant). Beau poème inédit de Guillaume Apollinaire en guise de préface. Achevé d'imprimer le 28 avril 1917 par la Société Générale d'Imprimerie et d'Édition Levé, imprimeur typrographe auquel Albert-Birot fit appel pour imprimer la revue SIC à partir du n°12 (numéro dans lequel figure le célèbre calligramme d'Apollinaire «Il pleut», chef d'&#156;uvre typographique accompli en une nuit, avant le lever du jour). Le quatrième poème de ce recueil "cielbleu sapinsverts maisonsblanches" est un calligramme. Tous sont admirablement composés. Ces poèmes furent présentés pour la première fois par Guillaume Apollinaire le 29 avril 1917, en séance privée et lus par Germaine Albert-Birot, Juliette Daesslé, Marguerite Renault et Marcel Herrand. 100g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Das Plakat. 8. Jg. Zeitschrift des Vereins der Plakatfreunde e.V.

      Berlin, 1917 - 4°, 296 (3) S., zahlreiche Abbildungen, Tafeln und eingeklebte Bilder., HLwd., Deckel fleckig, Rücken beschienen. Die ersten 50 Bl. u die letzten 30 Bl. etwas wasserrändig, partiell wellig. Im Juli- Heft fehlt ein eingeklebtes Grafikbeispiel. Ansonsten vollständig. einige Seiten mit kleinen Randeinrissen. Insgesamt ein brauchbares Exemplar. Original-Jahresbindung, Titelseiten mit eingebunden. Enthält: Heft 1: Januar - Vom Hurrakitsch / Heft 2: März - Plakat und Plagat/ Heft 3: Mai - Rheinische Plakatkunst/ Heft 4: Juli - Otto Baumberger von Hans Sachs/ Doppelheft 5-6, Sept.-Nov. - Schwedische Plakatkunst/. Einer der seltenen Kriegsjahrgänge da diese nur in geringer Auflage erschienen sind. Der Berliner jüdische Zahnarzt und engagierte Plakatsammler Hans Sachs (1881 -1974) gründete 1905 den Verein der Plakatfreunde und gab von 1910-1921 die Zeitschrift «Das Plakat» heraus. Sachs stellte zwischen 1896 und 1938 eine Sammlung von rund 12.500 Plakaten und 18.000 kleinformatigen gebrauchsgrafischen Arbeiten zusammen, die aber im Krieg verloren ging. Später tauchte ein Teil in der DDR auf. 2400 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Vampire of the Continent

      The Jackson Press, New York 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lob des Hohen Verstandes. Ein Umriss zur morphologie des Menschen nebst Anmerkungen und einer Einführung.

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff, (1917).. 4°. 27, (1) S., 3 Bl. Mit 6 lithogr. Tafeln und 1 Titelvignette von Oskar Kokoschka. Illustr. Orig.-Pappband.. Mit handschr. Widmung des Verfassers. - Einband stärker gebräunt, berieben und bestossen.

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