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        I Want You for the Navy. Promotion for Any One Enlisting. Apply Any Recruiting Station of Postmaster

      U.S. Navy.. 1917.. Color lithographic poster, 41 x 27 inches, professionally mounted on linen. Poster was torn vertically into two pieces, this now scarcely noticeable; small holes in each corner, some light wear and creasing, all now minimised by linen backing, faint dampstain to upper left corner and upper right edge; good, bright condition. The iconic image by Howard Chandler Christy of a woman in uniform and a "come hither" look. 'Forbes Boston" printed at lower right corner. .

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        Der geheime Brief. Drei Frauen, zwei sitzend und eine stehend.

      - Radierung mit Plattenton, 1917, auf Kupferdruckpapier. 31,4:26,7 cm. Vermutlich Probedruck, im ganzen nicht ganz frisch. Sehr selten. Dabei: Lichtdruck im Gegensinn, aquarelliert, Probedruck für eine Veröffentlichung, vielleicht in einer Modezeitschrift. Im Unterrand bezeichnet: „Die Contur ist durchgehend zu scharf reproduziert. (2 Bll.). An der Münchner Kunstakademie ausgebildet, experimentierte Orlik mit graphischen Techniken, insbesondere mit dem Holzschnitt. 1904 ging er nach Wien und wurde Professor und Leiter der Graphikklasse an der Kunstgewerbeschule, später lehrte er in Berlin.

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        Parade. Ballet rŽaliste. Thme de Jean Cocteau. Rideau, DŽcors et Costumes de Pablo Picasso. ChorŽographie de LŽonide Massine. RŽduction pour piano ˆ quatre mains.

      Paris, Rouart, Lerolle & Cie 1917. - 4¡. Titelblatt, 1 Bl. Text und 21 S. Noten. Lose in Orig.-Umschlag mit Deckeltitel (Gebrauchsspuren, mit kleinem Randeinriss). Seltene erste Ausgabe dieses SchlŸsselwerks des multimedialen (Tanz-)Theaters. In einer bis dahin nicht gekannten Form der Kooperation verwirklichten herausragende Persšnlichkeiten der Pariser und der internationalen Avantgarden 1917 ihre individuellen Inspirationen und Ideen in diesem kollektiv entstandenen BŸhnenspektakel. - Titelblatt mit Stempel, RŠnder gebrŠunt. Lang fr

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA COMPUESTA, ENMENDADA Y AÑADIDA POR EL PADRE JUAN DE MARIANA, DE LA COMPAÑÍA DE JESÚS. Ilustrada con notas históricas y críticas, y nuevas tablas cronológicas desde los tiempos mas antiguos hasta la muerte del Sr. Rey D. Carlos III por el Doctor don José Sabau y Blanco, canónigo de San Isidro.

      En la Imprenta de D. Leonardo Núñez de Vargas, 1917-1822., Madrid, - 20 tomos de 22 x 15 cm. Tomo 1: CCLXVI-146 páginas, ilustrado con un retrato del autor en el frontispicio. Tomo 2: LXIV-358 páginas. Tomo 3: XL-388 páginas. Tomo 4: LXXXVI-378 páginas. Tomo 5: C-287 páginas. Tomo 6: LXXXII-322 páginas. Tomo 7: XCVI-310 páginas. Tomo 8: LXXIV-314 páginas. Tomo 9: XC-310 páginas. Tomo 10: XCII-312 páginas. Tomo 11: XVIII-396 páginas. Tomo 12: XL-400 páginas. Tomo 13: CXL-239 páginas. Tomo 14: CCXII-230 páginas. Tomo 15: CLXXXVIII-256 páginas. Tomo 16: CLXVI-134-78 páginas. Tomo 17: XVI-CCCLXII páginas. Tomo 18: VIII-419 páginas. Tomo 19: XVI-424 páginas. Tomo 20: XVI-437 Páginas. Papel verjurado con cortes estampados en aguas. Encuadernación en cartoné con el lomo en piel. Guardas con papel de aguas. Encuadernaciones algo deslucidas, el interior en muy buen estado. P-00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE WILD SWANS AT COOLE, OTHER VERSES AND A PLAY IN VERSE

      Churchtown, Dundrum: The Cuala Press, 1917.. Linen-backed boards, paper spine label. Woodcut pressmark ("Charging Unicorn") by Robert Gregory in red. Usual modest sunning at edges of boards and endleaves, label just a bit darkened, with a trace of loss to blank area along one edge, otherwise near fine and unopened. First edition. One of four hundred copies. An important transitional collection, including the title poem, the sequence "Upon a Dying Lady," the controversial "On Being Asked for a War Poem," and "Lines Written in Dejection." WADE 118. MILLER 26. MODERN MOVEMENT 41 (ref).

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        Meditations from the Note Book of Mary Carey

      Westminster: Printed and sold by Francis Meynell, 1917.. First edition, one of 32 copies. xii, 53, (1) pp. Original thin card boards with japon paper covers, brief title printed to the upper cover with a red border, pencilled ownership inscription of Grazia Meynell, Francis' sister-in-law, to the first free endpaper. Spine browned, some general soiling to the covers, else very good. Although billed as being printed in an edition of 32 copies, of which 30 were going to be for sale, Francis Meynell was unsatisfied with his rendering of the work and destroyed all but a handful of copies. As such, the only copies traced are in Cambridge, who house the Francis Meynell collection, the London School of Economics and Oxford. Meynell republished the work a year later in an edition of 100 copies.

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        His Last Bow

      New York; George H. Doran. 1917, 1917. First US Edition, first issue. Publisher's orange cloth titled in black to spine and front board. Lightly sunned to spine, minor shelfwear, very good indeed. In a strong, complete if rather discoloured example of the scarce dustwrapper, edgewear and chipping to extremities with some small chips of loss not affecting text, a small closed tear to the base of the spine and a closed triangular tear to the upper edge of the somewhat grubby white rear panel. Internally clean, ink ownership and faint stamp to front flyleaf. Essentially a respectable copy of a Sherlock Holmes title scarce in any dustwrapper. Housed in a tailor made leather spined clamshell box.

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        Historically Important Archive, Compiled by E. Rich and Containing Confidential Printed Reports, Eighteen Maps and Plans, as Well as Original Documents Related to the Survey of Potential Routes for a Motor Road between Bandar Abbas and Kerman in Southern Persia; the Survey was Carried out by Rich as a Part of the Persian Campaign during the First World War; the title on the front board reads:] Report and Estimates of Cost of Motor Roads in South East Persia between Bandar Abbas and Kerman by Major Rich, R.E., 1917. General Staff, India. Vol. I.

      1917 - Simla-Delhi, 1917-1918. Folio. Custom made hardcover binding with the first publisher's wrapper of the original report pasted to the front board. With a large folding linen backed map of Persia in the pocket at rear. Several leaves slightly age toned, but overall a very good custom made copy. Special custom bound collection of original reports and documents on the survey of the potential motor road construction between Bandar Abbas and Kerman in Southern Persia, carried out by E.T. Rich on the special orders of the Chief of General Staff in India. As a part of military operations of the WW1 Bandar Abbas was occupied by British forces under command of Sir Percy Sykes in March 1916, and the survey was apparently undertaken in order to establish additional supply routes to the war's Persian front. Rich was ordered "to report as soon as possible on the best route for a road to take motor lorry traffic from Bandar Abbas to Kerman and to frame estimates from the same and proposals as to the best way of carrying out the work." The survey was done in December 1916-June 1917, and a year later Rich was promoted a Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (C.I.E.) for his work. Nevertheless, the road hasn't been constructed, probably because of the cardinal changes on the Persian front after the collapse of the Russian front line as a result of the revolution in February 1917. The volume contains: confidential reports by Rich; printed "Working notes" on the survey; maps and plans of Bandar Abbas, Kerman, and the area in between; telegrams sent to him from the Chief of General Staff (Delhi & Simla), Surveyor General's Office in Calcutta, British Consul in Bandar Abbas; tables with distances and estimates of construction, printed views of the area et al. The volume consists of three main parts: 1) Confidential. Survey by Major E.T. Rich, R.E., of routes between Bandar-Abbas and Kerman. General Staff, India. Simla: Government Branch Press, 1917. 9, 13, [1], 7, 16 = 46 pp. With six maps and plans (two folding), a proof plate with two photo views, and thirteen leaves of original manuscript, typewritten and printed telegrams related to the report. Both original publisher's wrappers bound in. 2) Confidential. Report by Major E.T. Rich, R.E., on the Construction of Motor Roads in South Persia between Bandar Abbas and Kerman. 1917. General Staff, India. Vol. I. Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1918. [2], iv, 38 pp. With 12 leaves of plates (including one proof plate), and eight maps and plans (three folding). Occasional red ink notes by Rich in text and on the maps/plans; both original publisher's wrappers bound in. 3) Confidential. Report by Major E.T. Rich, R.E., on the Construction of Motor Roads in South Persia between Bandar Abbas and Kerman. 1917. General Staff, India. Vol. II. Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1918. Pp. 39-54. With three folding maps. Occasional red ink notes by Rich in text and on the maps/plans; both original publisher's wrappers bound in. The collection is supplemented with Rich's copy of a typewritten dispatch from the British Vice-Consul in Bandar Abbas to the Chief of Roodbar (South Persia) Zarghan-us-Saltaneh, dated "Bandar Abbas, 2nd December 1916". In the dispatch the consul asks for the assistance to Rich who is going to visit the area under the chief's control during the course of his road survey. The copy is signed by the consul and has his manuscript note "Original sent by special messenger direct to Zarghan-us-Saltaneh." There are also two autograph signed letters by Rich, addressed to his aunt in London and written while on field service in Southern Persia. The letters are dated 10th and 25th of December 1916, housed in the original envelope with a postal stamp of "Bandar Abbas," and contain some interesting notes about Rich's work and his observations on the native life. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Christmas Tales of Flanders

      London: Wm. Heinemann, 1917. First English edition. 12 colour plates by Jean de Bosschre with lettered tissue-guards, numerous black-and-white and two-color illustrations. 4to. Publisher's orange pictorial cloth, minimal wear, in pictorial dust jacket with some wear to extremities.

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        Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson. An illustrated and descriptive catalogue ? Volume Three

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1917. No. 61 of 275 copies. With descriptions and reproductions of 102 plates by Benson, plus an original etched frontispiece, "Pair of Ducks", signed by the artist in pencil. 1 vols. 4to. Original gray paper covered boards, beige linen spine with printed label. A few spots on first and last two leaves of text, else fine. The first volume of the finely produced survey of the great etcher's work, dealing primarily with wildfowl.

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        The Greenleaf Portfolio

      Flansham: The Greenleaf Press, 1917. (9)ff. Small quarto. A portfolio of eight wood engravings in black and white, with the title page printed in copper ink. The publication and illustrations were done by Stuart, Robin, and John Guthrie, the sons of James Guthrie of the Pear Tree Press. The Greenleaf Press was established in 1915 by Guthrie for his sons while they were still children. Although it is an amateur publication, it is evidence that the passion for the art of printing was shared by the whole Guthrie family. In blue wrappers with printed paper label on upper cover; one engraving is tipped in, and the last two are out of order. This extremely rare item is in near fine condition, with wrappers sunned, label foxed, and one corner bumped. This is the sole published issue of The Portfolio, and only one other copy is known.

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        Galerie Flechtheim Moderne Gemälde. Ausstellung vom 1. bis 4. Juni 1917 Versteigerung am 5. Juni 1917. Auktionskatalog [ohne den noch erschienenen Nachtrag zum Katalog].

      Berlin, 1917,. 26 x 20 cm, (114) Seiten, mit 86 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, braune Original-Broschur (mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren) und Titel-Goldprägung auf dem Vorderdeckel, aussergewöhnlich gut erhaltenes Exemplar.. ars libri, cat. 148, 53. - Bolliger 1, 331; 6, 510.1. - "Im Oktober 1913 eröffnete Alfred Flechtheim in Düsseldorf eine Kunstgalerie. Das Vorwort zu dem Katalog, der damals ein außerordentliches Aufsehen erregte, begann mit den Worten: "Endlich bin ich in der Lage, mir einen lang gehegten Wunsch zu erfüllen: mich nunmehr ausschließlcih mit Dingen der Kunst zu beschäftigen, dazu soll mir meine Kunsthandlung dienen." Dem in der Mitte seines Lebens stehenden Kaufmann, der vorher schon jahrelang als sehr temperamentvoller Käufer in der Kunstwelt auffiel, war das Glück nicht hold. Kaum daß er dem verhaßt Kontor entflohen ist und das Ziel seiner Wünsche erreicht hat, bricht der Krieg aus. Er wie sein Mitarbeiter verlassen, dem Rufe des Vaterlandes gehorchend, in den ersten Tagen des August ihre Galerie. Der Mitarbeiter fällt, und Flechtheim, seit August 1914 im Felde stehend, muß endlich einsehen, daß es nicht möglich ist, ein so neues Unternehmen durch einen Fremden zu halten. So ist er gezwungen, seine Galerie aufzugeben und die Bestände seines Hauses versteigern zu lassen." Zitat aus der Vorrede von P. C. [Paul Cassirer]. Der Katalog enthält Arbeiten von Achenbach, Bendemann, Boudry, Darnaut, Deger, Deiker, Deusser, Fagerlin, Gude, Hasenclever, Herzog, Hildebrandt, Hilgers, Hoff, Hornemann, Kampf, Knaus, Krafft, Lessing, Te Peerdt (66 Katalog-Positionen), Schadow, Schennis, Scheurenberg, Scheurer, Schirmer, Schmurr, Schreuer, Schuck, Schulze-Sölde, Seibels, Sohn, Süss, unbekannt, Vautier, Veit, Volkhart, Wille, Zimmermann, und die Neue Kunst vertreten Amiet, Bonnard, Braque, Courbet, Darel, Daumier, Denis, Derain, Diaz, Dufy, Erbslöh, de Fiori, Gauguin, Genin, van Gogh, Grossmann, Grünwald Isak, Grünwald Sigrid, Guys, Heichert, Hodler, Jawlenski (Jawlensky), Isabey, Israels, Kandinski (Kandinsky), Laurencin, Leger, Leistokw, Levy, Liebermann, Luce, Marc, von Marees, May, Minne, Munch, Nauen, von Perfall, Picasso, Pissarro, Redon, Renoir, Reyländer, Rodin, Rohlfs, Schiele, Signac Paul, Signac, Raoul, Stein, Toulouse Lautrec, Ury, de Vlaminck, Vuillard, von Wätjen, de Werefkin. "Flechtheim war entsetzt, daß der >Zouave< van Goghs verkauft war; es war sein Lieblingsbild, und sein Freund und Kollege Paul Cassirer mußte es unter allen Umständen wieder zurückkaufen. Hier einige Ergebnisse dieser Auktion (Kriegsmark): Bonnard 4800; Braque 300; Derain 1712; Gauguin 7800; Leger 800; Franz Marc 3400; Munch 12500; Picasso Frauenkopf 3200 (...)" zitiert nach Vömel, Imprimatur NF V, 1967 Seite 92. - "(...) Für 810,- M ging Erbslöh (Der violette Schleier) an Dr. Walter Rathenau. Christiana Nr. 139 van Gogh (Boote in St. Marie) für 8050,- M an Berhard Koehler. Nr. 140 van Gogh (Der Zouave) für 19000,-. M an Sally Falk, Nr. 150 Kandinsky für 300,- M an Sally Falk u. s. w. (zitiert nach Flechtheim-Katalog Düsseldorf, 1987, siehe Seite 162).

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        Beautiful Homes of Cleveland [Ohio]: Euclid Avenue, Wade Park, Bratenahl, Cleveland Heights, the West Side and the Suburbs.

      The Cleveland Topics Company, Cleveland 1917 - Full brown suede; bright gilt-stamped title; 131 pp., c. 200 black and white photographs of the prominent homes of Cleveland and (primarily) her wealthy suburbs. An exceptional copy in its original suede binding. Includes a separate alphabetized listing of the homes, clubs and institutions covered. ; Photographs; Quarto; 131 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Zeichnungen, 12 Blätter in originalgrosse. (Drawings, 12 sheets in original size.)

      Vienna: Buchhandlung Richard Lányi,, 1917. Folio. Original paper covered portfolio with black cloth spine, illustration and titles to front cover in black, with the black and white ties. Housing 14 loose sheets including the title with justification page on the verso and colophon page. 12 heliotype prints of varying sizes. Smallest sheet size: 28.6 x 45 cm. Largest sheet size: 32 x 49 cm. Portfolio lightly rubbed, bumped and marked, the ties frayed, some soft creases to corners of pages but overall an excellent copy. Edition of 400. Signed, dated and numbered in pen by Schiele on the justification page. Printed by Max Jaffé Art Institute in Vienna. List of prints: I. Sitzende Frau mit hochgezogenem Knie, 1917; II. Männlicher Akt mit Rotem Tuch, 1914; III. Edith Schiele mit Windhund, 1917; IV. Torso eines knienden Mädchens, 1913; V. Freiwilliger Gefreiter, 1916; VI. Liegender Frauenakt, 1914; VII. Russischer Kriegsgefangener mit Pelzmütze, 1915; VIII. Zwei Mädchen, in verschränkter Stellung liegend, 1915; IX. Die Kauernde, 1915; X. Porträt eines Kindes (Anton Peschka, jr.), 1916; XI. Bildnis der Gattin des Künstlers, 1917; XII. Kniender weiblicher Halbakt, 1917.

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        Passages from the Journals of Thomas Russell Sullivan 1891-1903

      Boston: Houghton MIfflin, 1917. First Edition. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with the insertion of approximatedly 40 portraits of famous individuals, including PHOTOGRAPHS of Theodore Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland (signed), Czar Nicholas II, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edwin Abbey (signed), John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln, James Russell Lowell, Ignatius Paderewski, Sarah Bernhardt, Richard Harding Davis, Henry M. Stanley, OIliver Wendell Holmes (with a poem), Edwin Booth, (Vol.I p.99) Hawthorne (Vol. I, p. 105), John L. Sullivan (Vol. I p.72)., John Greenleaf Whittier (Vol. I p. 70) and others. 2 vols. 8vo. Handsomely bound in 3/4 brown morocco, t.e.g., others uncult, fine. With a Fine Collection of Original Photographs Engraving by Bartolozzi with his signature, engraving of Henry Arthur Jones and his signature.

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        Eigenh. Gedichtmanuskript (16 Zeilen) mit U.

      O. O. u. J. [Davos, 1917]. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. "Wenn ich gehe zu Gott, | Trag ich in Händen das Wort. | Nimm es zurück! Ich tat, | Was du erwähltest, mit ihm: | Tötete mit dem Wort, | Zeugete mit dem Wort. | Nimm es zurück! Und schaff | Leicht mir die Hände und leer [.]" - Das Gedicht in Bleistift, Unterschrift in Tinte. - Druck unter Nr. XLIII in Klabunds Gedichtband "Irene oder die Gesinnung" (1918). - Aus der Sammlung Ernst Levy.

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        Atlas of a Part of Suffolk County Long Island, New York. North Side - Sound Shore Volume One: Including Townships of Huntington, Smithtown and Part of Brookhaven

      Brooklyn New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1917. List of maps collated complete; all are hand colored; 36 double page maps + 2 double page index maps; approximately 16 1/2" x 26" size opened; villages, localities and developments include: Asharoken Beach, Bay Crest, Bergen Park, Belle Crest, Belle Terre Estates, Bay View Park, Bergen Estates, Belle Croft, Bell Haven Manor, Cold Spring Harbor, Cold Spring, Centreport (Centerport), Centreport Cove, Cedarcroft, Crescent Hill, Commack, Cedargrove Park, Cedargrove Terrace, Crane Neck, Crystal Brook Park, Centre Beach (New Village), Coram, Coram Hill, Calverton, Dix Hills, Dreamland, Deer Park Farms, Dyers Neck, Darlington Manor, East Neck, Eaton Neck, East Northport, Elwood, East Hauppauge, East Setauket, Echo (Now Port Jefferson Station), Fort Hill Heights, Fairview (Northport), Fort Salonga, Flowerfield, Farmingville, Fairvew, Fairground (Now Huntington Station), Franklin Park, Fairlawn, Greenlawn, Golden Rod Heights, Glenwood Park, Groveland Park, Huntington, West of Nassau Avenue, Huntington East of Nassau Avenue, Huntington Station North of R.R. (fairground), Huntington Station South of R.R. (fairground), Halesite, Halesite Company, Huntington Bay Colony, Harbor Hill, Huntington Estates, Highland Park, Huntington Heights, Homecrest and Lakewood, Half Hollow, Half Hollow Hills, Huntington Terrace, Huntington Lawns, Huntington Manor, Huntington Centre, Hauppauge, Hallock Acres, Holbrook, Holtsville, Highland Parks, Indian Head, Jefferson Manor, Kings Park, Lloyds Neck, Little Neck, Lenox Park, Lake Ronkonkoma, Lake Ronkonkoma Estates, Lakeview Park, Lake Grove, Longbotham Tract, Locust Park, Laurel Park, Luna Park, Melville, Melville Gardens, Middleville, Mount Sinai, Millers Place, Medford, Medford Park, Middle Island, Manorville, Northport North of Main Street, Northport South of Main Street, Northport East of Norwood and Laurel Avenues, Northport Manor, Nissiquogue, Nesconset, Norwood, New Village (Centre Beach), Knollcrest Park, Norton Park, Old Field, Oak Crest, Oakwood Terrace, Oakwood, Oak Park, Oakhurst Park, Oakwood Park; Oakdale Farms, Oakland Park, Onaway Park, Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson Station (Echo), Port Jefferson Plaza, Port Jefferson Square, Port Jefferson Heights Park, Ronkonkoma, Ronkonkoma Heights, Ronkonkoma Gardens, Rocky Point, Ridge, Smithtown, Smithtown Branch, Smithtown Landing, Smithtown Lawns, St. James, St. James Heights, St. James Park, Samoset Park, Seaview Park, Seaview Terrace, South Huntington, Stony Brook, Stony Brook Association, Stony Brook Assembly, Setauket, South Setauket, Stony Brook Heights, Strong's Neck (St. George's Manor), Stuyvesant Park, Shanmont Estates, Selden, Sweezeytown, Shoreham, Shoreham Estates, Sunnyside Park, Terryville, Vernon Valley, Valley Grove, Villaview Heights, West Neck, West Hills, Waterside Park, Wheeler's Corner, Woodcrest, Wading River, Yaphank; green polished buckram cloth boards, black leather spine and corners, gilt titles; with a custom-made protective slipcase for the atlas, marbled-paper covered box sides, dark blue calf leather spine, red and green title-labels, gilt; little wear and rubbing to the slipcase, in very good condition and very good protection for the atlas; binding with some light wear, rubbing, color spotting; one map (Setauket) with old faded brown spot; one map with a bit of holing at very edge of paper margin, not in map; front blank endpapers with a few edge-holes; in very good condition overall and clean, colors bright; a very good Long Island historical map reference for genealogy, land ownership and development.. First Edition. Hard Cover in Custom Slipcase. Very Good.

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        SCHWEIZERISCHES KÜNSTLER-LEXIKON, HERAUSGEGEBEN MIT UNTERSTÜTZUNG DES BUNDES UND KUNSTFREUNDLICHER PRIVATER VOM SCHWEIZERISCHEN KUNSTVEREIN

      Frauenfeld: Von Huber & Co, 1917. half cloth over pastepaper-covered boards. thick 8vo. half cloth over pastepaper-covered boards. xvi,648; vi,711; vi,584; vi,712 pages. 4 volumes. Text in German. Complete set of this standard biographical work on Swiss artists and illustrators. The fourth volume was issued as a supplement to the other three. Loosely inserted is a commemorative book label, which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("J.B. Moore"), to John W. Williams, regarding the extraordinary growth of Executive Power in America

      New York, 1917. 8 pp., on two folded sheets of personal letterhead. 12mo. Fine, in a maroon custom cloth folder. "The lines of the Constitution have been almost wholly abandoned" A fine letter from this lawyer, scholar, diplomat, professor, and jurist, who became the first American to serve as a judge on the Permanent Court of International Justice at the Hague. He was "... the most prominent American authority on international law during the first half of the twentieth century. His writings on international law remain important contributions to the literature of that field. He was a significant participant in the foreign policy decisions of the McKinley and Roosevelt administrations. When his service with Woodrow Wilson proved unrewarding, Moore became an effective critic of the growth of presidential power in foreign affairs." (ANB) In this letter, Moore writes: "There can be no doubt that there has taken place during the past fifty-six years an enormous development of Executive Power. The lines of the Constitution have been almost wholly abandoned [underscored] ... between the days of Jackson and the Civil War there was no enhancement of the power of the Executive. The enhancement during the Civil War was due to circumstances, not to the personal disposition of the incumbent. Mr. [Theodore] Roosevelt while President practiced and later formulated the conception now prevalent, with the apparent approval of what old Coxe called "the Popular", that the President, as the choice of the whole people, is their chosen leader [underscored] responsible primarily too them; and, with the acquiescence of the Congress, this become the fact, primary responsibility being transmitted into final responsibility ... Naturally, in the course of time, the Senate must alter its rules so as to cease to deliberate when called upon by the Executive, as the Tribune of the people [underscored], for certain action, it having come to pass that the function of Congress as a whole has become like that of the old Parlement of Paris - the mere registering of some external will ...".

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        Vomag Lastkraftwagen: Firmenfestschrift anläßlich des Neubaues aus dem Jahre 1917.

      Elsner, Berlin - ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - offenbar 1917 erschienen: Vomag = Vogtländische Maschinenfabrik Aktiengesellschaft, Plauen. ). Schön gestaltete Festschrift von 32 Seiten mit chromolithographierten, goldgehöhten Seitenumrandungen und 56 größeren und kleineren Abbildungen des Firmengebäudes, der Produktion sowie der angebotenen Lastkraftwagen sowie von technischen Details der Konstruktionen, goldgeprägter OKarton, 4° ( 28,5 x 22 cm ). Abgebildet sind u.a: Vomag Kraftwagenkolonne - Neubau 1916 + 1917 - Gießerei - Fräserei - Modell-Tischlerei - Modell-Prüfraum - Montage der Fahrgestelle - Rahmen-Nieterei - Vomag Kraftwagen in Mazedonien - Konstruktionsbureau - Motor - Vergaser - Vorderachse - Steuerung - Wechselgetriebe - Kupplung - Vomag Nr. 1000 - Teilansicht einer ins Feld gehenden Vomag-Kolonne von 90 Wagen - Kardan-Untergestell - Ketten-Untergestell - Vomag Lastkraftwagen mit Kettenantrieb - Vomag Lastkraftwagen mit Kardanananstrieb - Vomag Lastzug - Vomag Lastkraftwagen mit Kippvorrichtung - Vomag Lastkraftwagen mit Pritsche - Vomag Lastkraftwagen ( Aufbau mit zwei Ladeflächen ) - Vomag Kastenwagen - Vomag-Tankwagen - Vomag Pritschenwagen mit Anhänger für Langgüter - Vomag Kraftomnibusse. Einband gering fleckig, leicht angestaubt. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig bzw. fingerfleckig. Insgesamt von guter, dekorativer Erhaltung. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 250 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Yksi suuri unio maailman teollisuustyöläisten liitto [poster]

      Chicago: IWW, [192-]. 14x17 inch poster, a Finnish-language version of "The one big union structure of the Industrial Workers of the World," printed one side with the intricate "wheel" design showing the six major divisions and their subsidiary unions, with the other side containing the text, in three columns, of the "Teollisuusunion manifestti," the IWW's Industrial Union Manifesto. Neatly folded into eights with faint creases, faint toning on part of the text side and along one fold of the "wheel" side; a handsome and display-worthy example. Not found in OCLC. Also included is a photocopy of the cover of an IWW Finnish-language magazine, Tie vapauteen, depicting an IWW organizer using this chart to recruit several factory workers. Undated, but the headquarters address is given as 1001 W Madison St. in Chicago, which was used from July 1917 to March 1925.

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        The Shadow Line A Confession

      Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company, 1917, first American edition, dust jacket . Hardcover. Original blue cloth, Cagle A21b.1,. very good in a jacket split along the rear panel/spine seam, but which presents well.

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        DIZIONARIO ESEGETICO

      SCUOLA TIPOGRAFICA ARTI AFFINI 1917 3

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        Framed Typed Letter Signed as President to the Secretary of Agriculture

      Washington, D.C., 1917. unbound. 1 page on White House letterhead, 8.75 x 7 inches, Washington, D.C., June 27, 1917. In this letter, Wilson seeks advice from Secretary of Agriculture David F. Houston, in large part: "I believe that you have studied the matter referred to by Mr. Kent in the enclosed letter more than I have, and I would very much like your advice as to whether you think his suggestion a good and safe one or not." One horizontal fold and faint uneven toning; very good(-) condition. Float-mounted beside a 7 x 4.75-inch bust portrait photo of Wilson, dressed in a suit and tie and gazing off to the side. Triple-matted in gray, lavender, and white and set in a black frame measuring 16.25 x 20.25 inches.

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

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

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        THE WASHO INDIANS(No. 1); DECORATIVE ART AND BASKETRY OF THE CHEROKEE(No. 2); NOTES ON MAHIKAN ETHNOLOGY(No. 3); MIWOK MATERIAL CULTURE(No. 4)

      1917(No. 1), 1920(No. 2), 1925(No. 3), 1933(No. 4), MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM, BULLETIN, Vol. II, No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4 1917 - No. 1. 25 pages of text containing 23 figures, plus 13 pages of photographs of baskets and other artifacts. No. 2. 16 pages of text, plus 9 leaves of plates, each with a tissue guard description of the plate. No. 3. 19 pages of text, plus 5 pages of photographs. No. 4. 229 pages of text containing 64 figures, plus 48 pages of photographs of several hundred objects. Linen and leather cover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Passages from the Journals of Thomas Russell Sullivan 1891-1903

      Boston: Houghton MIfflin, 1917. First Edition. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with the insertion of approximatedly 40 portraits of famous individuals, including PHOTOGRAPHS of Theodore Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland (signed), Czar Nicholas II, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edwin Abbey (signed), John Wilkes Booth, Abraham Lincoln, James Russell Lowell, Ignatius Paderewski, Sarah Bernhardt, Richard Harding Davis, Henry M. Stanley, OIliver Wendell Holmes (with a poem), Edwin Booth, (Vol.I p.99) Hawthorne (Vol. I, p. 105), John L. Sullivan (Vol. I p.72)., John Greenleaf Whittier (Vol. I p. 70) and others. 2 vols. 8vo. Handsomely bound in 3/4 brown morocco, t.e.g., others uncult, fine. With a Fine Collection of Original Photographs Engraving by Bartolozzi with his signature, engraving of Henry Arthur Jones and his signature.

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        Parade. Ballet realiste. Theme de Jean Cocteau. Rideau, Decors et Costumes de Pablo Picasso. Choreographie de Leonide Massine. Reduction pour piano a quatre mains.

      Paris, Rouart, Lerolle & Cie 1917.. 4°. Titelblatt, 1 Bl. Text und 21 S. Noten. Lose in Orig.-Umschlag mit Deckeltitel (Gebrauchsspuren, mit kleinem Randeinriss).,. Seltene erste Ausgabe dieses Schlüsselwerks des multimedialen (Tanz-)Theaters. In einer bis dahin nicht gekannten Form der Kooperation verwirklichten herausragende Persönlichkeiten der Pariser und der internationalen Avantgarden 1917 ihre individuellen Inspirationen und Ideen in diesem kollektiv entstandenen Bühnenspektakel. - Titelblatt mit Stempel, Ränder gebräunt. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        La Passion de Notre Frère le Poilu

      Paris: Léon Pichon,, 1917. Boix originaux de Hermann-Paul. Quarto (325 × 245 mm). Contemporary black morocco by René Kieffer, gilt stamp to front doublure, ticket verso of the front free endpaper, five bands, title gilt direct to spine, black morocco doublures with single fillet gilt panel, black endpapers marbled in silver and gold, the outward sides stitched with a fine silk reticulation supporting narrowly-sewn vertical golden threads, original wraps bound in, additional vivid "tricolor" marbled sheets after the wraps, and dividing the sections, lavender silk page-marker, housed in a simple marbled card, leather-entry slip-case. 17 woodcut borders to the text by Hermann-Paul, and a vignette to the upper wrap; together with two complete suites of the cuts without letters. The slip-case a little rubbed, minor paint-transfer from the red, white and blue sheets to those facing, but overall a superb copy. First published in 1916 in the Echo de Paris, La Passion … won the that year's Prix Jean Revel presented by the Société des Gens-de-Lettres for the "meilleur ouvrage regionaliste". This copy from a special edition of 50 copies only: 30, 1-30, for the author and his friends, and 20, I-XX, with a suite of plates "sur chine" for the bibliophilic society "Les XX"; this a unique, exemplary copy with printed presentation to the printer and publisher Léon Pichon, signed by the author and artist, and with an original ink and brush drawing by Hermann-Paul, signed in pencil, bound in as the frontispiece. Born in Saumur, Leclerc was trained for the law, but in his time was a journalist, author, a cabaret singer and comedian. Probably best remembered as the great literary champion of the Angevin dialect, the author of numerous books on the region, and creator of the "rimiaux"a rhymed, dialect poem or tale of which the present work is an example. Leclerc tells the story of an Angevin poilu who is killed in action and finds himself at the Heavenly Gates having to present his credentials for entry to an assembly of saints in the everyday language of Anjou. The pleasingly "mediaeval" woodcuts were by Hermann-Paul who worked extensively as an illustrator in the newspapers and satirical magazines of the period - L'Assiete au Beurre, La Rire, Gil-Blas, Le Figaro - but also exhibited his "intimiste" paintings and lithographs alongside such Vuillard, Matisse and Toulouse-Lautrec. The recipient of this copy, the printer of the work, was described by The Studio in a review of his 1924 exhibition at the Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp as " the Parisian master-printer and engraver, whose fine editions have gained a well-deserved fame", remarking that this was the "first time that any artist in book-production not belonging to the town of Antwerp has been a guest in the great house where, from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, the Plantin-Moretus dynasty carried on uninterruptedly its monumental work; and a signal honour is thereby conferred on contemporary French book-production and on M.Pichon" (Studio, LXXXIX, 1925, p.139). A matchless copy of this highly attractive First World War satire, bound in a superbly restrained, almost Jansenist style, by the binder who would go on to become one of the leading exponents of the Art Deco style in binding.

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        DADA 1. Recueil litteraire et artistique.

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

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        Dekorative Vorbilder. Jahrgang XXVII.

      Verlag Julius Hoffmann,, Stuttgart, 1917 - Cartella di cm. 35, pp. (12) di testo esplicativo + 80 splendide tavole a colori a fogli sciolti entro cartella editoriale in tela rossa. Perfetto stato di conservazione. Rara annata di questa rivista d'arte decorativa pubblicata in anni mitici per lo sviluppo artistico europeo ed illustrata da grandi nomi del tempo.

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        Die Lobensteiner reisen nach Böhmen : 12 Novellen u. Geschichten.,

      München : G. Müller, 1917 - 305 S. ; 8 Erstausgabe, gut erhalten, Pappumschlag, Flecken am Schnitt, pappumschlag Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 450 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Future of Constantinople

      George Allen & Unwin, 1917, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition, SignedSize: 8vo - over 5?" - 7?" Tall, This is a Very Good Copy of this book in Publisher's red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine and upper cover and there is some fading to spine lettering and overall colour tone of the spine has faded a little.This is a very scarce title indeed with only 1000 copies published.This particular copy bears the bookplate of Lytton Strachey (Bloomsbury Group) to the front pastedown and has also been SIGNED by Lytton Strachey to the front free endpaper.This title was acquired from a very impressive private collection of 20th Century Literature and Fiction with strict adherence paid in obtaining rare highlights in exellent condition.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and there is NO leaning or rolling to spine.There is a little light tanning to the endpapers and the fore-edge of the book.Great copy for the collector of this Very Rare title in original cloth.The Bloomsbury Circle of which Stachey and Leonard Woolf were both invloved.They were very close and corresponded almost daily.Their early correspondence was dripping with their sexual drives and in particular with Strachey's boasting of his homosexual activities.They discussed issues of philiosophy,art and politics at length.There is a note at the back of the book in pencil which states that the book was sent to Sotheby's in the 1960's by James Strachey.Scarce title with this wonderful Association present.8vo 109pp plus 3 pages of ads at rear.

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        Kabinettphotographie mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      Wien, Dezember 1917.. 4 Zeilen unterhalb des Portraits (158 x 188 mm), dieses in Bleistift signiert von Dora Kallmus ("d'Ora") und datiert 1915. Folio.. An den k. k. Hofsekretär der Generalintendanz der Hoftheater Dr. Ludwig Winter (urspr. Storozynetz, 1872-1922): "Herrn Dr. Ludwig Winter / dem liebenswertesten Kunstfreunde und Mitgenossen unvergeßlicher herrlicher Tage großer Kunst mit einem herzlichen Gruß und der Bitte um freundliches Gedenken". Der Trägerkarton mit Randläsuren, Eckdefekten und Spuren von Metallklammern. - Gustav Mahler holte die in Weimar und Bayreuth bekannt gewordene Opernsängerin Gutheil-Schoder 1900 nach Wien an die Hofoper, an der sie bis 1927 blieb und zum Inbegriff der "denkenden Sängerin" wurde, gefeiert nicht nur für ihre sängerischen Leistungen, sondern speziell auch für ihre temperamentvolle, fesselnde Darstellungskunst.

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        The Shadow-Line A Confession

      London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1917, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. First issue with March 1917 on copyright page, 18 pages of advertisements in the rear that includes a note about Conrad whose likeness is also featured on the front panel of the jacket, rear jacket cover lists novels by Conrad with text about them, front and rear jacket flaps with text about Conrad, rear flap with blurbs by both H. G. Wells and Jack London, original green cloth with gold and black lettering and decorations, Smith 24, Cagle A21a, Keating 117, 118. Fine in a very good minus jacket.

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        HAVE THEY ATTACKED MARY. HE GIGGLED. (A POLITICAL SATIRE)

      [Westchester, Pa: Horace F. Temple, Printer, 1917].. Small quarto. Red wrappers, printed in black. Spine sunned and neatly split up the fold, otherwise a very good copy of an extremely fragile book. First published edition of Stein's scarce fourth book. Copy #4 of two hundred numbered copies. With a portrait of Henry McBride by Jules Pascin. Affixed to the inside of the front wrapper is a small label (obviously of later contrivance) identifying this as having once been one of McBride's copies. WILSON A4.

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        Signed Postcard from American Poet and Essayist ROBERT LOWELL

      - LOWELL, ROBERT. (1917-1977). American poet, essayist, and translator. TPCS. ("Robert Lowell"). 1p. 12mo. (New York), N.d. To the American poet, BABETTE DEUTSCH (1895-?). "Do send me the form for May Swenson. She is a true poet and I hope she makes it this time." American poet May Swenson (1919-1989), is remembered for her masterful portrayals of nature and daily life, seen in such volumes as Another Animal, A Cage of Spines, Iconographs, and two collections of children's verse. She received numerous grants and awards; our postcard hints at Lowell's endorsement of her nomination for one of these. Signed in his typical spiky hand, and in fine condition. * All our items are sent via Federal Express. Additional postage may be necessary. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Kafka").

      [Arad oder Budapest], 14. VII. 1917.. 1 S. Kl.-4to.. An den Prager Schriftsteller Rudolf Fuchs in Wien: "Lieber Herr Fuchs! Ich komme Montag ½ 10 Uhr abends von Budapest her am Ostbahnhof an. Ich würde Sie sehr gern sehn. Wenn es Ihnen aber möglich ist, mich etwa abzuholen und gar auch noch in einem Ihnen passend scheinenden Hotel (ich fahre nächsten Tag vom F.J.B. Bahnhof nach Prag weiter) ein einbettiges Zimmer für mich zu belegen, wäre es sehr lieb. Mit besten Grüssen / Ihr Kafka". - Am 11. Juli waren Kafka und Felice Bauer zu einer Reise über Budapest nach Arad in Rumänien aufgebrochen, wo sie Felices Schwester Else Braun besuchten. Kafka reiste allein zurück und traf am 16. Juli um 21.30 Uhr am Ostbahnhof ein. Mit Fuchs besuchte er an jenem Abend das Cafe Central, am 18. bestieg er (mit Anton Kuh) den Nachtzug nach Prag. - Kafka, Briefe 1914-1917 (hg. von H.-G. Koch), S. 301 Nr. 1032 ("Budapest").

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        Marcas Y Patentes

      1917. IRIZAR, Mario Diaz. Comentarios a las Leyes de Marcas Y Patentes. [20], 251 pp. With 145 numbered illustrations both full page and in text, the majority done in chromolithography, plus 4 additional full page chromolithographs. 4to., 270 x 190 mm, bound in publisher's tan cloth. Habana: Imprenta V. Alvarez Hno. y comp., 1917. |~||~||~||~| A beautiful and unusual book on Cuban patent and registration law profusely illustrated with attractive chromolithographic samples of company ads, labels, emblems and logos. The samples represent a crossection of Cuban business's including tobacco, cocoa, wine, soaps, etc. Several of the samples are printed on or with gold foil and many are done in lovely Art Nouveau designs. A rare book with just four copies located by Worldcat. Spine a little worn, still a fine copy.

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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's famous poem): "I never saw a purple cow, I never hope to see one, I'll tell you one thing anyhow, I'd rather see than be one! (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's continuing education in Atlanta. Housed in a custom cloth chemise and gray morocco slipcase. .

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        Goldfish Varieties and Tropical Aquarium Fishes: A Complete Guide to Aquaria and Related Subjects

      INNES & SONS, PHILADELPHIA, PA 1917 - Boards: Gilt design of a fish on front and back cover; light edge wear, corner bumps, some soil marks. Interior: pages lightly browned, color frontispiece, black and white photos, black and white illustrations. Top edges gilt. DATE PUBLISHED: 1917 EDITION: FIRST ED 246 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Russian Placards, 1917-1922

      1917. LEBEDEV, V.V. Russian Placards / Placard Russe, 1917-1922. [8] pp., XXIII colour lithographs after posters by Lebedev, each protected by a tissue guard with printed text. Small 4to., 189 x 214 mm, bound in original orange wrappers with mounted illustration, preserved in a new red cloth folding box, title in black on spine. St. Petersburg: Petersburg Branch of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee, 1923. |~||~||~||~||~| Lebedev's finest example of Russian Futurist bookmaking, featuring Futurist posters originally made for the show-windows of the Russian Telegraph Agency. This rare book was published with bilingual text to present the posters to the rest of the world; each plate is protected by a tissue guard which also bears descriptive text in English and French (the one facing plate XXIII in facsimile). V.V. Lebedev (1891-1967) was a Soviet painter, graphic artist, and member of the People's Artist of the RSFSR and the Academy of Arts of the USSR. He was one of the founders of the Petrograd Okna ROSTA, that created ca. 500 Cubist and Futurist posters during the early 1920s. The introductory comments contain an advertisement for a second part, never published. Original wrappers repaired, but overall a fine copy.

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        "Kaiser Karl Huldigungs-Marsch". Musikmanuskript mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 3. X. 1917.. Titel und 3½ SS. auf 3 Bll. Folio.. Etwas angestaubt und mit stärkeren Randläsuren. - Anfangs als Violinist und Cellist u. a. am Theater a. d. Wien, am Carltheater und am Josefstädtertheater tätig, kam Udel 1871 zum "Komischen Quartett" des Wiener Männergesangsvereins. "Dieses komische, nicht nur in Wien, auch im Auslande bekannte und beliebte Quartett ist nach einem Personenwechsel der übrigen drei Stimmen am 3. März 1880 zum ersten Male als 'Quartett Udel' vor das Publicum" getreten (Eisenberg, Das geistige Wien, zit. n. DBA I 1292, 120) und fand in Folge große Anerkennung, wurde gar "wiederholt in allerh[öchste] Kreise gezogen" (ebd.). Udel selbst war seit 1877 Professor am Wiener Konservatorium, wo er u.a. Eduard Rose und Franz Schmidt im Violoncellospiel unterrichtete. Vgl. MGG XI, 906 (Rose) und 1853 (Schmidt). Seine Stellung im Hofopernorchester hatte Udel später eines Handleidens wegen aufgeben müssen, und 1904 war er erblindet.

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        Cuaderno de los Vitolas

      1917. CIGARS. Cuaderno de las Vitolas Elaboracion Habanera de El Oriente Fabrica de Tabacos, C. Ingenohl. 27 ff, first ff with illustrations of the Manila Cigar factory followed by 26 relief printed chromolithographs mostly of cigars plus a few labels, many embellished with gold or silver foil. Oblong folio, 225 x 350 mm, bound in publisher's red wrappers, title gilt on covers. [Europe or US?: ca. 1919]. |~||~||~||~||~||~| A highly unusual trade catalogue for the Philippine cigar manufacturer La Perla Del Oriente. At the turn of the century La Perla Del Oriente was one of the preferred local brands of cigars in Southeast Asia especially among expats. Owner, Mr. C. Ingenohl, originally produced cigars in factories in both Manila and Hong Kong, but after a ruling by the United States Government in 1918, was only allowed to continue using the trademark on cigars produced in Hong Kong. Thus, this catalogue would appear to date somewhere around that time with the covers stating "Removed to Hong Kong," yet "Manila" also more prominently appears on the cover, and the Manila factory is illustrated which seems to reinforce the issue that the Philippines was still in operation. The elaborate illustrations suggest that this catalogue was more than likely published at a European firm or perhaps one in the United States. Each brand of cigar is done in relief and most have gold and silver foil labels. It appears to be quite rare with no copies appearing in World Cat. Covers a little creased, overall a fine copy.

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        HAVE THEY ATTACKED MARY. HE GIGGLED

      - Stein, Gertrude. HAVE THEY ATTACKED MARY. HEGIGGLED. West Chester, Pa.: Horace F. Temple[1917] First edition, one of 200 numbered copies.Original red printed wrappers, uncut. Light weartwo small chips, and slight offsetting of wrapperdye to first and last leaves of text, but awell-preserved copy of this scarce and fragilepamphlet. The "poem," a sort of free verseconversation, was a caricature of the art critic,Henry McBride, although Stein called it a "genrepicture" and claimed the caricature was moregeneralized. The frontispiece cartoon of HenryMcBride speaks for itself. WilsonA4. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Anne';s House of Dreams

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

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        Caprice

      London: Grant Richards Ltd.. 1917. First. First edition. Frontispiece illustration by Augustus John. Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Very scarce. .

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