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        Map of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

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

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

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

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

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

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      - MOSSE Sonia (1917 – 1943), peintre, graphiste, danseuse, comédienne française Lettre autographe signée au docteur Ferdière (psychiatre d’Antonin Artaud). 1er mars 1940 ; 1 page in-8°. Fort rare lettre de l’artiste Sonia Mossé écrite sous l’occupation, 3 ans avant sa mort au camp de Sobibor : «Voulez-vous avoir la gentillesse de me téléphoner, à votre prochain passage à Paris (Littré 27.34, 22 rue de l’université) – le matin ou avant dîner – à bientôt je pense » Sonia MOSSE est une artiste complète également muse et amie des peintres et photographes des années 30. Elle sert de modèle à Balthus, Derain, Giacometti, Man Ray, elle est amie d’Artaud et de Desnos. Unique plasticienne à exposer lors de l’Exposition Surréaliste de 1937, elle est par la suite embauchée à la maison Hermès pour créer une collection d’accessoires. En février 1943 dénoncée comme juive réfractaire au port de l’étoile jaune et fréquentant les lieux publics, elle est arrêtée par la police française qui l’interne à Drancy puis à Beaune la Rolande. Elle est présumée morte en chambre à gaz au camp de Sobibor en mars de la même année. Son portrait le plus célèbre demeure celui où elle enlace Nusch Eluard sous l’objectif de Man Ray. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Watercolour, Apparently Used as an Illustration in 'The Graphic', Titled On Verso]: Death of Livingstone.

      London 1917 - London, 1917. Matted watercolour on Whatman board ca. 27x38 cm (11x15 in). With an old fold (cracked at margins) on lower margin not affecting the main image, otherwise a very striking watercolour in very good condition. This striking watercolour is a latter reworking of the famous scene of the death of David Livingstone. "David Livingstone died in that area in Chief Chitambo's village at Ilala southeast of Lake Bangweulu in present-day Zambia on 1 May 1873 from malaria and internal bleeding caused by dysentery. He took his final breaths while kneeling in prayer at his bedside. (His journal indicates that the date of his death would have been 1 May, but his attendants noted the date as 4 May, which they carved on a tree and later reported; this is the date on his grave.) Britain wanted the body to give it a proper ceremony, but the tribe would not give his body to them. Finally they relented, but cut the heart out and put a note on the body that said, "You can have his body, but his heart belongs in Africa!". Livingstone's heart was buried under a Mvula tree near the spot where he died, now the site of the Livingstone Memorial. His body together with his journal was carried over a thousand miles by his loyal attendants Chuma and Susi to the coast to Bagamoyo, and was returned to Britain for burial. After lying in repose at No.1 Savile Row "then the headquarters of the Royal Geographical Society, now the home of bespoke tailors Gieves & Hawkes" his remains were interred at Westminster Abbey" (Wikipedia).

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      EDITOR M. DISTEL 0, PARIS - Paris, 191?, Le menu quotidien 191 pp,+4 Tomos de La Cuisine Pratique falta el T.III, T.I: 408 pp, T.II: 408 pp, T.IV: 406 pp, T.V: 406 pp, encuadernación original tela editorial con adornos art nouveau en portada y lomo, buen estado, con algunas manchas. Magnífica obra gastronómica de una de las más destacadas escuelas francesas. Las recetas han sido ejecutadas en publico en nuestros cursos de cocina por nuestros chefs profesores para las personas que no tienen experiencia en cocina. En esta monumental obra usted podrá encontrar diferentes menús, los cuales están divididos de acuerdo al día y mes. El chef Barthélemy fue uno de los primeros fundadores de la escuela de cocina Le Cordon Bleu. En el T.I una nota firmada por Gregorio León del 1 de febrero de 1917, como obsequio para la biblioteca de la sociedad la Unión del arte culinario. Incluye unas facturas de pedidos de la boucherie paul riviere de 1904 dirigidas al señor León. Cocina. Texto en francés. 191 p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE SAINTE-FOY-DE-PEYROLIERES, ancien prieuré du Moyen âge et de la Renaissance, uni en 1606, au Collège de Toulouse.

      1917 - Toulouse, Sistac, 1917. Grand in-8 (177 X 255) demi-chagrin poli havane, dos cinq nerfs filetés sertis de filets à froid, fleuron à froid dans les compartiments, pièce de titre verte, date en queue, plats de la couverture conservés (reliure moderne) ; XVI-509 pages, (1) f. de table. EDITION ORIGINALE RARE de cet IMPORTANT OUVRAGE divisé en huit parties : « La fondation de Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières par les seigneurs de Samatan et de Muret - Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières sous la domination des comtes de Comminges 1120-1255 - Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières sous le dernier comte de Toulouse 1255-1271 - Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières sous les derniers rois capétiens 1271-1328 - Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières sous les valois 1328-1615 - Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières sous les bourbons 1615-1780 - Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières pendant la révolution 1789-1799 - Sainte-Foy-de-Peyrolières durant la période contemporaine 1800-1917 ». BEL EXEMPLAIRE, frais et très bien relié. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ranglisten des kaiserlichen und königlichen Heeres 1917. Abgeschlossen mit Personalverordnungsblatt Nr. 213/16, teilweise bis Personalverordnungsblatt 19/17 berichtigt

      Wien Kaiserlich Königliche Hof- und Staatsdruckerei 1917,. 1853 S., gr.8°, OLn. mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung. Vor dem vorderne und hinteren Vorsatzblatt ein weißer Klebestreifen von oben nach unten, 2 cm breit. Beiliegend 7 Front-Kartenskizzen aus alten Drucken. Feste Bindung, gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH]
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        WWI - Archive of a Russian Civil War Refugee Repeatedly Displaced Throughout Europe

      Russia, 1917. Pro-Jew Kurdish Sultan Fled White Russia, Escaped a German Labour Camp, And Founded a Benevolent Institution for Russian WWI Soldiers, Refugee Employment Records - Identification Correspondence - Photographs - Survivor's BiographySubstantial document archive of Sultan Ali Javour, a Kurdish-Russian refugee from the Russian Civil War, who settled in France and in 1937, was detained in a German prison camp during the Second World War, escaped, and after two years hiding in obscurity, founded a benevolent institution to aid invalidated Russian WWI officers in France. Russia, France, Germany, Brazil, circa 1917 - 1969. Documents are in mostly in French; some are in English or in Russian; a scant few are German or in Portuguese. Pertaining significantly to his charitable cause, innumerable papers and manuscript notes outline employment, housing, and medical assistance provided, accompanied by various forms of identification and personalia belonging to Javour and his wife, also a Russian refugee. Together with approximately 40 photographs, including a few early family portraits. . Very Good..

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        Contes et L?gendes des Nations Alli?es. Recueillis et Illustr?s par Edmond Dulac.

      L'?dition d'Art, H. Piazza, 1917, Cuir, Book Condition: Condition Parfaite, 1ere ?ditionSize: 24cm x 30cm, (1p, page de garde) - (4p) - 149 pages - (3p), 15 illustrations en couleurs. Reliure en cuir de Root & Son, la reliure cartonn?e d'origine a ?t? conserv?e. Un des 1000 exemplaires num?rot?s et sign?s par l'artiste (exemplaire #874). Couverture, illustrations et pages int?rieures en parfaite condition. Photos disponibles sur demande, Livre

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        Edvard Munch

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. pictorial tan cloth lettered in black., top edge stained tan. Near fine/No Dust Jacket. 191 pages. 26 x 19 cm. With original etched frontispiece, seventy-eight plates in duotone plus text illustrations. His well known work , "The Scream" sold for $119.9 million in 2012, currently the second most expensive artwork ever sold at an open auction. FREITAG 6880. Half centimeter dampstain bottom of front cover.

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        Fairies and Fusiliers

      London: William Heinemann,, 1917. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles gilt to spine. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly faded, tiny nicks to tips, mild partial toning to endpapers, otherwise clean and fresh, a smart copy in excellent condition, with a superb example of the dust jacket, a little spine-tanned, some loss at the head and smaller chips and closed tears to corners and edges. First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies printed, with the rare dust jacket, and an ALS from Graves laid in discussing the book. Graves writes, "This was the first book of mine published in the USA. I wrote it during the First World War as an infantry captain, between the ages of 19 and 22. My rank was not due to merit, but to the extraordinarily heavy casualities among officers in trench-fighting. I have kept very few of these poems in my collected work; but one has to make a start somewhere and at least they were not imitative of my elders or contemporaries." The letter is signed and dated 21 November 1956, and folded into an envelope to Fraser Drew, Professor of English at the State University College for Teacher, Buffalo, New York, with a Spanish stamp affixed to it. The book also bears the bookplate of R. N. Green-Armytage, who was doctor to Graves' eldest daughter Jenny in the 1930s. Fairies and Fusiliers, Graves' third book, is dedicated to the Royal Welch Fusiliers and contains some of the author's most memorable war poems.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Paris/Mexico Libreria De La Vda. De Ch. Bouret 1917. 745 pages plus lix detailing names and ranks of those involved in numerous military campaigns. Warmly signed and inscribed to "mi buen amigo Sr. Colonel A.J. (name unclear - possibly Waenab) upon half-title. Obregon was a major figure in the Mexican Revolution and went on to be twice elected President of Mexico. He was assassinated in 1928, shortly after winning his second term. Text in Spanish. Black and white illustrations. Laid in news clipping shows Obregon seated beside his successor in office, General Plutarco Calles. Boards, endpapers and all edges marbled in green. Gilt lettering upon spine. Average wear. Narrow two-inch openings where top of each board meets backstrip. Narrow openings along each hinge. This copy was probaby rebound as evidenced by the three tiny holes in each page near spine. Modest evidence of label removal from base of spine suggests this may have been a library copy. No other markings. Additional details and photos available upon request. Signed First Edition Hardcover 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall; First Edition. Good

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        Compositions et Croquis, Eaux-Fortes.

      Musée des Arts Décoratifs. En octobre, Genève, 1917 - Genève, Musée des Arts Décoratifs. En octobre 1917. 40,5x48,5 cm. Titelblattund 11 Blatt Originalradierungen. In Originalhalbleinwandmappe. Plüss/von Tavel 303/04. - Nr. 19/20 Exemplaren. Jules Fontanez (1875 - 1918) wirkte, nach seiner Ausbildung in Genf, als Karikaturist an verschiedenen Zeitschriften. Nach längeren Aufenthalten in Paris kehrt er wieder in die Schweiz zurück und arbeitet, neben der Malerei als Plakatgestalter und Illustrator. - Die schönen Radierungen alle in der Platte monogrammiert auf starkem Velin. Im Stil zwsichen Félicien Rops, Stauffer Bern und den Impressionisten. Die Mappe von Hand nummeiert. Sprache: N

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Parnassus on Wheels

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Inscribed by the author. First issue with points (".Y ears" on page 4 at line 8 and "l" missing in "goldenrod" on page 169 at line 11), 1917. Cloth-backed pictorial boards in dust jacket, 190 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, a couple of stamps on the rear pastedown, a bit of soiling to the outer pages and the page-edges, covers with minor edgewear, some taping to the verso of the dust jacket, some soiling or discoloration to the dust jacket, dust jacket also with some wear including creasing, tearing, and minor loss. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Inscribed by Morley on the front flyleaf.

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        The Watchman And Other Poems

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York - [1917]; scarce first USA edition; brown cloth; lettering in gilt on spine and on front cover; fore edge and lower edge untrimmed; verso of half title page lists eight Montgomery tiles; verso of title page is blank; Dedication is :To The Memory Of The Gallant Canadian Soldiers Who Have Laid Down Their Lives For Their Country And Their Empire"; Contents: pages ix-xii; poems: pages 3-159; page [160] stes Warwick Bro's & Rutter, Limited, Printers.; shelf wear at tips and modest rubbing on edges; previous owner's signature and date on f.f.ep.; fading to spine; in our experience the USA first seems more scarce than the Canadian first by McClelland. Lechowick p.62. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reeve & Clarke Fine Books (ABAC / ILAB)]
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        South Australian Records Prior to 1841 (for Private Circulation)

      Adelaide: Hussey & Gillingham, 1917. Octavo, 112pp, original titling wrappers, fine with bookplate of Charles Glover, housed in splendid quarter crimson morocco bookform box by Sangorski and Sutcliff. Adelaide shipping history. Scarce booklet for early history of South Australia, with introductory treatment of of Lieutenant James Grant, Matthew Flinders, Charles Sturt and Collett Barker. The remainder of this volume describes Adelaide shipping and emigrant records until 1840.

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        OUR HAWAII.

      New York. 1917. - 345pp. plus 4pp. of ads. Plates. Map. Original cloth, rebacked with original backstrip laid down. Titlepage defective. Good. Tipped in are eighteen original photographs of Charmian. A presentation copy inscribed by Charmian: "In sweet recollection of wonderful friendship between Vladimir and Charodeyka - you and me." This book describes the life of Jack London and his wife, Charmian, in Hawaii from 1907 to 1915. A fine association copy, enhanced by a number of original photographs of Charmian, including a portrait inscribed: "To Sam From Charmian." On page 278 there is a lovely reference to Russian-born American Vladimir and his wife, describing how he once virtually singled-handedly saved the entire crew of the barquentine, Klikitat, off Maui. He adopted the name of his ship, "Sam Johnson," as Americans could not cope with his Russian name, and his wife became "Pearl." Of the few presentation copies of this book to appear at auction, the present copy has by far the most touching inscription, and no others are enhanced by so many original photographs. The photographs range from tomboyish outdoor snapshots of Charmian to more lady-like studio portraits.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, in pencil, 2 separate pages, on fragile paper; with a now brittle photo attached to end page, Zennor, St. Ives, Cornwall, Friday, no date [January 12, 1917]

      - To J.B. Pinker, Lawrence's agent, referring to sending Pinker a manuscript of 'The Miracle'; talking about his book, "Women in Love" not being a novel any of the publishers wanted to publish; his issues with publishers paying him properly; and his desire to visit America where he felt he would be well received. Lawrence begins by informing Pinker that, "I send you the manuscript of another story - The Miracle, which is beautiful and ends happily, so the swine of people ought to be very thankful." He refers here to the story The Horse Dealer's Daughter (published in English Review, xxxiv, April 1922) which was originally called The Miracle. He refers to his novel Women in Love, expressing doubt that any publisher would publish it and expresses joy that "there is no more Methuen [referring to the publishing house]." He calls his novel a "chef-d'oeuvre," but suggests that no one "will be dying to publish it." He also refers to poems that he had sent Pinker and suggests that he would be "rather glad if nobody wants. then I shall put them in the fire." He further mentions publishers talking about Duckworth and Mitchell Kennerley who Lawrence says swindled him. Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) became Lawrence's American publisher with the publication of "The Trespasser" in May 1912 ; he published "The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd" in 1914. Lawrence He ends by speaking of lack of funds (partly due to Kennerley not paying him properly) and saying, "I am determined that I will have some money before long. I am sick of poking about in a corner, up to the neck in poverty. I think America is my untilled field." Signed, "D.H. Lawrence." Published in The Letters of D.H. Lawrence: October 1916 - June 1921, #1354, where it is dated as 12 January 1918 [Text TMSC, NWU; Huxley 380]. Lawrence moved to Zennor in March of 1916. In "The Major Short Stories of D.H. Lawrence: A Handbook," by Kearney, page 147, "The Miracle" is discussed. "He at last sent the completed short story to his agent J.B. Pinker on January 12, 1917. The tone of the accompanying letter was dark." Kearney also quotes a letter of November 13 to Pinker stating that "The Miracle is 'on hand,' to be finished as soon as he sent off the novel Women in Love. In The Letters of D.H. Lawrence: October 1916 - June 1921, #1354, a footnote states that the story was "eventually re-titled The Horse Dealer's Daughter (see Tedlock, Lawrence MSS 93) and published in English Review." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Calendar of Cheer 1917

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917

      John Wisden & Co. 1917 - Fifty-fourth edition. Original paper wrappers, spine slightly stained. A very good copy.

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        Lord Jim. A Tale

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

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        Entwurfsskizze wohl für das Stadttheater Trier: Winter-Spielzeit 1817-18. Verso Bleistiftskizze Mutter mit Kind.

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

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        CHARLIE CHAPLIN IN THE MOVIES (code number 316)

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

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        The Adventures of Chunder Loo

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

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        Munition Drawings. From the Collection Presented to the British Museum by His Majesty's Government.

      Country Life, 1917. - Large folio [32 x 24 inches]. Consisting of title sheet, contents sheet and six tinted lithographs numbered I - VI in a stiff paper portfolio as issued. The 6 lithographs are: I. The Giant Slotters. II. Mounting a Great Gun. III. Moving Heavy Gun Tubes. IV. The Night Shift Working on a Great Gun. V. Night Work on the Breach of a Great Gun. VI. A Coring Machine at Work on a Big Gun Tube. A small tear to the edge of the front cover otherwise an excellent copy. Bone was the first Official War Artist, being appointed in May 1916. His major contribution was the two volume collection' The Western Front' and 'With the Grand Fleet'. Less well-known were these very large lithographs, probably published in relatively small numbers and obviously intended for framing. The quality of the reproduction is superior to the book versions of his drawings and they rarely turn up for sale. It is believed that only two series were issued, this one and the companion 'With the Grand Fleet', also offered for sale.

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

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

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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

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        Flowers in the Vase]

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

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

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      Washington. Aug. 18, 1917. - 1p. Quarto. Old fold lines. Two small chips at left edge. Very good. Letter written by Herbert Hoover as head of the Food Administration to Ohio Senator Warren G. Harding in response to a letter recommending Mrs. L.F. McFarland for a position. Hoover writes, "At the present moment, it is impossible to say to what extent the Food Administration can avail itself of Mrs. McFarland's services, but I can assure you that her application will receive every attention." Harding's secretary has written a manuscript note at the end of the letter, "For Mrs. McFarland's information," and signed on behalf of the Senator. A correspondence between two future Presidents.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Western Front : Drawings / by Muirhead Bone ; with an Introduction by Sir Douglas Haig - 10 Parts Bound in 2 Volumes [Complete]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Grass-Grown Trails

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

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        PATIENT PERIODICAL in THE VASSARION, Volume Twenty-nine.

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

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        A superb portrait of Harry Houdini, with a dark, bold signature

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

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        Kleine Prosa.

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

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

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

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        Americanism and Preparedness: Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt, July to November, 1916

      The Mail and Express Job Print, New York and London 1917 - A very good copy of the first hard cover edition, lacking a dust-jacket, perhaps as issued. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the green cloth binding with gilt lettering is astonishingly bright and fresh in appearance. Some very faint foxing to the endpapers. A stunning copy of this important collection of speeches. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Calendar of Cheer 1917

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

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