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        EARLY HISTORY Of The CHEROKEES Embracing Aboriginal Customs, Religion, Laws, Folk Lore, and Civilization.

      (1917), (n. p.): 1917 - Frontispiece, 25 b/w inserted plates (including the Cherokee Alphabet) & 6 maps (one double-page). Spine cloth sunned. Wear & soiling to binding, which has been professionally recased. Period pos to eps [dated 1917]. A Good-plus copy of a book rare on the commercial market. Brick red cloth binding with gilt stamped lettering to front board. 7" x 5-1/4". 1st edition (Howes S-899). 254, [18] pp (including Index). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Edvard Munch +++ first edition with original etching/ Erstausgabe mit Original Radierung von Edvard Munch +++,

      Berlin, Verlag von Bruno Cassirer, 1917 - Erste Ausgabe/ first edition. Einband fleckig, Innenteil sehr sauber und firm. Gerne schicken wir Ihnen mehr Photos zur Ansicht/ more photos gladly sent upon request. k21d Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Zagava, IOBA]
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        The Loom of Youth

      London: Grant Richards Limited,, 1917. With a Preface by Thomas Seccombe. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in yellow. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Cloth worn at extremities, lower corner bumped. A very good copy in the rubbed, creased, and chipped jacket with some marks to the spine panel. First edition, first impression of the author's first book. An important semi-autobiographical novel by the elder brother of Evelyn Waugh which "caused a sensation by what then seemed to be its frank treatment of homosexuality in public schools" (ODNB). Particularly scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Locked Out" in The Forge, Number Two.

      Philadelphia Colonial Press February, 1917 - Square octavo. 52, (2)pp. Contains the first appearance of "Locked Out," which had only previously seen print in The Bouquet, a magazine compiled by Frost's children in 1914. This poem was not included in the first edition of Mountain Interval but was added to its contents for the 1930 Collected Poems (see Crane, A14). Little is known about The Forge; based on the "Editorial Flourish" that introduces this number, its editor presents a rather unusual take on its mission: The Forge, he says, "has no purpose and is beyond price," adding later that it is also "not dependent on subscribers or contributors." Given this particular stance, however potentially ironic, it would suggest that this magazine did not enjoy a long life. In 1950, Frost sent a copy of this issue to librarian and editor Edward Connery Lathem at Dartmouth with the suggestion that it be added to the collection of Frost that Lathem was building there. Frost closes a letter that he enclosed with that copy by noting "It's a rarety (sic) I think. One of the editors sent it to me lately." This is a very fine copy, likely untouched by the mail or a subscriber's hands. (Crane A14). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Anne's House of Dreams

      Frederick A. Stokes New York (1917) - First Edition. M. L. Kirk dustjacket art, cover paste-on, and frontis. Rare fifth book in the Anne series in which she marries Dr. Gilbert Blythe. A bright, attractive and firmly bound volume, Near Fine but for contemporary gift inscription and some spotting to page edges, few fore-edge page margins with small stains, in Good dustjacket, some creasing and soiling, chipping to spine ends and edges, lower spine area with closed tears mended at verso with archival tape, small internal chip at lower spine, top rear panel with two chips both an inch in size. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Little Brother & Little Sister and other tales.

      London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1917 - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in bright green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, pictorial block to front board, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Some light foxing and offsetting to a few leaves, some light creasing to the bottom corner of frontispiece, an excellent copy in a fine binding. With colour frontispiece and 12 further colour plates in colour, 43 black and white illustrations in text. With the extra separate plate ("He Hurried Away with Long Strides" facing page 178) also signed by Rackham that is so often missing. Signed limited edition of 525 copies with the extra plate that is so often missing ("He Hurried Away with Long Strides") also signed by Rackham bound in at the back. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. LITTLE BROTHER & LITTLE SISTER by the Brothers Grimm. London: Constable (1917). Folio (9 1/2 x 12"), grey cloth with pictorial label stamped in gold, top edge gilt, bottom edge of both covers have a corner stain 3" long, 1/2" high, stain inside rear cover and on corner of one page else tight, clean and VG. LIMITED TO ONLY 525 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM COMPLETE WITH THE ADDITIONAL SIGNED COLOR PLATE IN THE ENVELOPE! Illustrated by Rackham with 13 beautiful tipped-in color plates (one more than in the trade edition) plus pictorial endpapers and 43 black & whites to accompany 40 fairy tales. This is ahard to find limited edition with great Rackham illustrations, rarely found complete with the extra color plate. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Little Brother & Little Sister and other Tales by the Brothers Grimm.

      Constable 1917 - FIRST RACKHAM EDITION, 12 colourprinted plates tipped to brown card mounts, with their tissues present and 43 drawings, including some full-page, in black and white, pictorial title-page and endpapers, all by Arthur Rackham, pp. xii, 252, large 4to., original lime-green cloth, the backstrip and front cover lettered and decorated in gilt to Rackham’s design, faintly browned endpapers printed in mauve, ownership name on front free endpaper, untrimmed, the scarce dustjacket present and in clean state despite having a predominately pale colour background, with three chips and a few tears to the head edge, a few internal tape repairs, three faint vertical creases to rear panel, very good A further collection of Grimm’s short stories extra to those published in ‘Fairy Tales’. (Latimore & Haskell p.46; Riall p.129)

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        Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London: Constable & Co, [1917] - Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to front board and spine gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge green, others untrimmed. Calligraphic gift inscription and bookplate dated 1917 to front pastedown. Extremities very faintly rubbed, top edge a little faded, tiny hole to upper front joint, endpapers lightly tanned. An excellent copy. Twelve mounted colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text. First Rackham edition. With a loosely inserted extra colour plate and a contemporary newspaper article on the brothers Grimm and the Harz Mountains. Latimore and Haskell, pp. 46–7. Riall, p.129. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Constable & Co. Ltd. 1917 - 1st 1917. Very good condition with no wrapper. Adds 40 more stories to the 60 which Rackham already illustrated several years earlier. The violence and grotesqueries have been toned down conveying instead a wealth of humour and charm throughout. 12 colour plates and 43 b/w drawings. Light green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Pictorial endpapers and title page. 251pp uncut. Cr 4to. Spine and corners bumped. Some grubby marks to covers. Endpapers and tissue-guards are browned. There are some tiny foxspots at page edges but contents otherwise clean. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Lob des hohen Verstandes. Ein Umriss zur Morphlogie des Menschen nebst Anmerkungen und einer Einführung. Mit 6 (Orig.-) Lithographien und einer Titelvignette von Oskar Kokoschka.

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff 1917. - Fol., 27 SS., 3 Bll., 6 Taf., Illustr. Orig.-Pappbd., der empfindliche Rücken leicht berieben und mit kleiner Fehlstelle am unteren Kapital, sonst schönes Expl., Wingler/Welz 104-109, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Werner Steinbeiß]
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        A History of Soviet Russia. 14 volumes

      London Macmillan, 19501976, hardcover. Complete in 14 volumes. -- Later printings. Hardcovers, without dust jackets or boxes, 3 volumes with a red cloth binding, the remainding 11 volumes are dark blue cloth covers. Condition: very good (some volumes have owner name). -- E.H. Carr's comprehensive history of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1929, written in exquisite historical detail and from the author's pro-Soviet perspective. -- A classic work which is SCARCE as a set of 14 volumes.

      [Bookseller: BUCKS COUNTY BOOKSHOP]
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        Collection of Letters, Photographs, and Pamphlets

      1917-1958. A collection of over 100 Typed Letters Signed from the author Eugene L. Cunningham, best known for his Western-theme novels and pulp adventure stories, friend starting in 1917 and ending in 1957, including what is probably the last letter he sent before his sudden death. They are accompanied by Cunningham's personal copy of his rare pamphlet, Famous in the West, the precursor to his classic book Triggernometry and the copy from which a later facsimile was created; another very rare promotional pamphlet containing one of his uncollected short stories; a printed Christmas Card, and eight black and white photographs of Cunningham as a teenager up through middle-age with two Signed and half annotated on the rear. Overall about near fine with folds to the letters from being mailed, tape repair and toning to one pamphlet, and paper remnants on the rear of a few photos where they were once affixed to an album page. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Chinese Nightingale and Other Poems

      New York: Macmillan Company. 1917. First. First edition. A trifle rubbed, very near fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "To Susan E. Wilcox with the constant affection and admiration of Nicholas Vachel Lindsay. November 17, 1917. Springfield, Illinois." Wilcox was Lindsay's English teacher at Springfield High School, and to whom (according to his biographer Edgar Lee Masters): "he was attached for life, calling her his best and most understanding friend," and who was probably the first and greatest influence on him as a poet. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Gradual Acceptance of the Copernican Theory of the Universe *****SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR*******

      Baker and Taylor 1917 - GOOD; FIRST EDITION; covers are showing wear at edges but gold lettering of title still very good; inside the binding is worn and cracking but still holding; the pages are clean and unmarked; SIGNED ON THE FLYLEAF BY THE AUTHOR AND DATED JUNE 1921; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland With Cut-Out Pictures in Colors

      New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1917. Book. Illus. by Julia Greene and Helen Pettes. Very Good +. Pictorial Paper Boards. This copy has the Dodo, Alice's Morning Dress, the Rabbit's Hat, the Rabbit's Coat, Little Alice, the White Rabbit, Alice's Best Dress and the Caterpillar cut-out's in color on the frontispiece. The book has shelf wear, wear to the tips and is darkened along the edges. The dust jacket has edge wear with small chips and tears,soiling and the spine is darkened..

      [Bookseller: Mark Henderson]
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      Carteret Book Club, printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, Newark 1917 - Marbled paper covered boards backed in cream buckram; a bit of soiling to the covers; boards edges are a bit worn, bottom corners are more so; five color wood engravings each signed by Ruzicka; previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown else contents are clean; lacks slipcase; digital images can be made available upon request. Limited Edition, number 84 of 200 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        Stella Peregrina Achtzehn Faksimile-Nachbildungen Nach Den Originalen

      Franz Hanfstaengl, Munich 1917 - 6 pages in text. Folio, 45 x 33 cm. Limited edition, copy 94 of 110, two plain and 16 hand-colored plates executed by Frau Annette Von Eckardt, text printed on Dolphin-Antiqua, hand-bound by Buchbinderei Karl Ebert. Introduction by Hermann Bahr. All plates mounted on colored card stock to accompany pages of poetry,-- one for each illustration -- by Richard Dehmel, Carmen Sylva, Hans Bethge and others others, and published posthumously by Antette von Eckhardt. At the outbreak of World War I, he volunteered for military duty, and was killed near Verdun. In 1911, Marc became a member of NKVM [Neue Kunstlerverelingung Munchen e.V] founded by Kandinsky, the first modernist "Secession," a watershed of modern art. In 1912 he visited Robert Delaunay in Paris, a nexus of artistic intellectual ferment; here the foundations of French Cubism furthered his own development. Fresh, clean copy, Marbled brown boards rebacked in modern brown cloth, paper spine label. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Some Notes on the Country above Baghdad. Provisional Edition.

      Simla, Government Central Press, 1917. - (6), 29, (1) pp. Original printed cloth with fore-edge flap. 8vo. Only edition. "The area dealt with in this handbook is bounded on the north by the caravan route between Dair-az-Zaur and Mosul, on the east by that between Mosul and Baghdad; on the south by that between Baghdad and Fallujah; and on the west by the river Euphrates. The tract thus defined includes portions of the Baghdad and Mosul Wilayats, and of the Sanjaq of Zaur" (note on p. [iii]). - Some brownstaining to endpapers and edges, otherwise in fine condition. Rare: only two copies in libraries via OCLC (British Library; Texas A&M Univ. Library). From the library of Peter Hopkirk with his bookplate on front pastedown. Catalogue No. O.B. 44. Case No. 17217. OCLC 48133490. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Romance of King Arthur

      Macmillan; NY; 1917; 8vo (8 1/2" X 6"); 517 numbered pages + 3 pgs ads - NF/VG+. First trade edition, first printing (1917 bottom ot title page). Green cloth with gilt stamped lettering and design on front cover and spine, TE dark green. Contains color frontispiece plus 15 other full page color illustrations on white paper with lettered tissue guards, 7 full page B&W drawings, plus numerous other smaller B&W drawings, all by Rackham. This copy also has the extremely scarce dust jacket that is 98% complete except for a few small chips at the spine ends (1/4" x 1/2" or less), some overall greying and some small added amount of spine sunning, edge wear and a few closed tears, with some old tape repairs to the backside principally to the folds. The book itself is very tight and solid, absolutely clean inside and very clean with bright gilt on the outside. A very scarce book in such nice condition and with the rare original dust jacket. TO SEE MORE PICTURES AND ADDITIONAL SPECIAL ITEMS, VISIT OUR BOOKSELLER's HOMEPAGE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Illustrators Bookcase]
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        The Century Edition De Luxe of Raemaekers' War Cartoons. With Descriptive Chapters. [One of 50 with an original drawing]

      New York: The Century Co., 1917 - Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. No. 14 of 50 special copies with a signed, original drawing by the artist and the artist's signature on the dedication page, of a total of 1050 copies. Size of binding: 13 ½ in. x 17 ¾ in. Two volumes, large folio. 125 mounted plates, some being in color, each with a printed descriptive essay. The original signed drawing, in pencil and water-color, showing a young soldier, is in the front of Volume I, which contains a specially printed leaf giving the limitation number and the subscriber's name for whom this copy was printed (William G. Mather). White textured cloth with red leather gilt title labels on the spines, and gilt titling and the artist's signature reproduced in gold on the front covers. Light grey end-papers and pages. White oil-cloth dust jackets with gilt titling on the spine and the artist's signature reproduced in gold on the front covers. The cover edges show some tan spotting and dusting. The oil-cloth dust jackets show some wear, scattered tan spotting, dusting, and a few stains. The original drawing and the mounted illustrations are generally clean. Volume I contains the bookplate of William G. Mather (1857-1951), a Cleveland, Ohio-based book collector who was associated with the Cleveland Museum of Art. This special copy contains a typed letter to W. G. Mather: "We are sending by express your set of the Century Edition deluxe of Raemaekers' War Cartoons. It was my pleasure to be with Raemaekers while he was making some of the original sketches for the low numbers of his work. I was greatly amused at seeing him draw the character which is the subject of your sketch, and when it was finished I asked him for its title; he replied, 'that is Fritz at attention,' and I trust you will fully enjoy it. As you understand these copies, numbers one to fifty, have an individual distinction, being the only ones in the world containing original sketches by the artist and signed, and only fifty will be made." The letter was signed by the publication manager of The Century Company on Nov. 1, 1917. This copy also contains the original invoice from The Century Company. Weight is 15 lbs. Packing and postage will be extra on this item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Poesías completas de Antonio Machado [1ª edición]

      Publicaciones de la Residencia de Estudiantes, Madrid, 1917 - 8º mayor, 268 p + Índice + Catálogo publicaciones, tela de época descolorida. Papel moteado. Ejemplar fatigado. Retrato fotográfico antes de portada. Sello de tampón del Patronato de Misiones Pedagógicas en portada. Poesía Literatura España

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        Steindrucke zu kleinen Schriften von Heinrich von Kleist

      Berlin: Burno Cassirer, [1917]. 56 lithographs by Liebermann. One of 270 copies, signed by the artist. Vellum binding in original cloth slipcase. Schiefler, 226-282. The Artist and the Book, no. 169.

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        Piccadilly Jim

      Dodd Mead & Company 1917 - New York VG+/F .A nice copy with an inscription dated june 1917. Some minor rubbing to cloth ,no foxing ,totally square . This copy comes with a facsimile of the very rare wrapper . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        The Soul of Poland or Poland, A Nation

      London: Ministry of Information,, 1917. Original colour lithograph on wove paper. Image size: 69.6 x 44.6 cm. Sheet size: 74.2 x 49 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a black wooden frame with UV glass. Signed in pencil lower right by Dulac. Image depicting an archangel slaying a black eagle with a white eagle in the background. One of 12 lithographs from a portfolio of mixed artists entitled The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals published in 1918. The V&A Museum and Imperial War Museum have a copy of this print in their collections.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Trans-Australian Railway Linking East and West

      Government Printer, Melbourne 1917. - Oblong 8vo. orig. dec. cloth covered stiff boards. 58pp. b/w illus. Good+. stamps inside covers, small spot of wear on the bottom of the second last page where pages stuck together. Small chip on bottom cover edge. Light foxing near edges. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Dial-A-Book]
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      Kober C.F. Spittlers Nachfolger 1917 - 1st 1917. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Three-quarter brown morocco, raised bands and gilt title to spine. Marbled edges. Two tipped-in colour plates plus other b/w plates. Text in German. Limited edition. Copy no. 53. Some neat pencil underlining and annotation to text. A couple of words underlined in ink. Corners rubbed. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Studies in the History and Method of Science

      Oxford: Clarendon Press 1917 - Two volumes, 4to., red cloth lettered in gilt; with a touch of rubbing to the extremities. First editions (1917 and 1921) of Singer's influential publication, with 91 full-page plates and numerous illustrations in text ---- William Albert Setchell set, with the "Studies" editor Charles Singer's University of California colleague and noted botanist's ownership stamp on the front free endpaper. Also present is the ownership signature of Setchell's colleague Herbert McLean Evans, the American anatomist and physiologist, who discovered vitamin E in 1923. A unique association. Shipping extra [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland With Cut-Out Pictures in Colors

      Cupples & Leon Company, New York 1917 - This copy has the Dodo, Alice's Morning Dress, the Rabbit's Hat, the Rabbit's Coat, Little Alice, the White Rabbit, Alice's Best Dress and the Caterpillar cut-out's in color on the frontispiece. The book has shelf wear, wear to the tips and is darkened along the edges. The dust jacket has edge wear with small chips and tears,soiling and the spine is darkened. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mark Henderson]
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      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1917. Limited to 750 copies. Some rubbing to portfolio, other volumes near fine, contents fine. Scarce. Limited to 750 copies. Four volumes. xxxvii, 483p; [vi], 675p; [vi], 611p; portfolio with 244 loose plates. 4to. Gilt-titled terra-cotta cloth. Inscribed and Signed "Natalie Hoyt from Lucy Kingsley Porter", wife of the author.

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        Obras Completas (La Galatea, Don Quijote de la Mancha, Novelas Ejemplares, Comedias y Entremeses, Persiles y Sigismunda, Viaje del Parnaso, Trato de Argel, La Numancia y Poesías varias). Edición de La Real Academia Española. FACSÍMILE DE LAS PRIMITIVAS IMPRESIONES.

      Madrid, Tipografía de la Revista de Archivos Bibliotecas y Museos, Fotograbados de Laporta, 1917-1923. - En 7 tomos de -15 x 23-. T. I (La Galatea.-Impressa en Alcalá por Juan Gracian. Año de 1585): 2 h. + 1 retrato + 8 hs. + 375 folios (750 págs.). T. II (El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.-En Madrid, Por Juan de la Cuesta. Año 1605): 2 hs. + 12 hs. + 320 fols. (640 págs.). T. III (Segunda Parte del Ingenioso Cavallero Don Quixote de la Mancha.-En Madrid, Por Juan de la Cuesta. Año 1615): 2 hs. + 8 hs. + 280 fols. (560 págs.) + 4 hs. T. IV (Novelas Exemplares. En Madrid, Por Juan de la Cuesta. Año 1613): 2 hs. + 12 hs. + 274 fols. (548 págs.) T. V (Ocho Comedias y ocho Entremeses Nuevos.-En Madrid, Por la viuda de Alonso Martin, Año 1615): 2 hs. + 4 hs. + 257 fols. (514 págs.) + 1 h. T. VI (Los Trabajos de Persiles, y Sigismunda.-En Madrid. Por Juan de la Cuesta. Año 1617): 2 hs. + 6 hs. + 226 fols. (452 págs.) + 1 h. (Viage del Parnaso.-En Madrid, Por la Viuda de Alonso Martin, Año 1614): 1 h. + 8 hs. + 80 fols. (160 págs.). T. VII (Obras sueltas de Cervantes: El trato de Argel, La Numancia y Poesías varias): 264 págs. + 1 h. Enc. en tela edit. color hueso con estampaciones tipográficas. Tirada especial en MAGNÍFICO PAPEL DE HILO, sin desbarbar. Hay que advertir que se hizo otra tirada en papel corriente. (BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 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.. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. A brilliant, fine. copy with clean and bright binding in fine pictorial dust jacket. (with Coll illustration on front panel) with touch of rubbing to. corners, mild shelf wear to spine ends, and some overall dust soiling. to spine and rear panels. Nice copies of this book are uncommon and. it is scarce in jacket. (#132313). First edition. Protagonist awakens in a grim world of the future dominated by socialism and science and learns that legend has made him a kind of messiah. He leads a successful revolt against the establishment. The story, first published in EVERYBODY'S MAGAZINE as a four-part serial, June- September 1917, is one of the earliest American dystopian novels. "A more considerable work than is generally recognized, despite the pulp adventure aspects. One can find among the author's ultraconservative values such Orwellian anticipations as omnipresent slogans, euphemistic terms for horrible institutions, the artificial language Spikisi, the mechanics of thought control, and the apparatus of the police state. While the book is a deutero-WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES, it is independent in detail, and much Rousseau's best work." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1922. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-131; (1981) 1-143; and (2004) II-927. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 662. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 46. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 147. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 186. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 315. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 160. Bleiler (1978), p. 171. Reginald 12502. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 E-163.

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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 (notoriously fragile)binding. Includes a separate alphabetized listing of the homes and institutions covered. ; Photographs; Quarto; 131 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc.]
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        Jerry of the Islands

      MACMILLAN CO., NY 1917 - Discoloration to endpages, Small color dog glued to front endpaper with dedication in blue ink. Spine loose. Spine rubbed and faded. Page 45 Line 4 "jumping" is misspelled. DATE PUBLISHED: 1917 EDITION: FIRST ED 337 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Novellen aus der Bibel (SIGNED)

      Verlegt bei Erich Reiß, Berlin 1917 - 1/90. 8vo. 88pp. Original full silk with floral decoration and silver lettering on title-label. Top edge silvered. Sixteen biblical stories from the Old Testament (from Luther's translation), collected and put together by Arthur Kahane, focusing on females such as Esther, Eva, Dina, Ruth, Susanna, Judith, Abigail, Delila. Delightfully illustrated with 13 hand-colored original lithographs by Erich Büttner and signed by the artist. Moderate edge wear on binding with silk frayed along joints and edges. Title-label slightly rubbed.Text in German, Gothic script. Binding in overall good, interior in near to fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Motion Picture Boys

      Saalfield 1917 - The complete series of the five books of the Motion Picture Comrades books from the Stratemeyer Syndicate. Rare in the Motion Picture Boys jackets from 1917. Five volumes, very good in very good dust jackets, comes with a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales

      London: Constable & Co., 1917. - One of Rackham's Crowning AchievementsFirst Trade EditionBound by Bayntun of Bath[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GRIMM, Jakob and Wilhelm. [BAYNTUN of Bath, binders]. Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales. London: Constable & Co., 1917. First trade edition. Tall octavo (9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in; 243 x 186 mm). xi, [1], 250, [1], [1, blank] pp. Twelve color plates tipped-in on grey stock with captions, forty-three black and white drawings. Bound ca. 1960 by Bayntun of Bath (stamp-signed) in full blue calf with double-ruled borders, decorated compartments with central gilt vignette. Spine labels in brown and tan morocco. Gilt dentelles. Cockerell endpapers. Top edge gilt. A few plates with faint crease at corner, otherwise a fine copy." it was during these years that he illustrated a new Brothers Grimm title, Little Brother and Little Sister which is in effect one of his crowning achievements. In these twelve colour plates we find the most astonishing versatility of style, and an exquisite pitch of execution. The style ranges from the delicate to the virtual burlesque caricature. On the one hand is an example of pre-Raphaelite, infinitely tender portrayals of womanhood, such as 'The True Sweetheart', or the delicate realism of Maid Maleen and her waiting woman escaping from the terrible tower of her father. Yet within the same book we find the classic Rackhamerie of the gnome with his beard caught in the cleft of the semi-anthropomorphized tree, appealing to Rose-red and Snow-white for help and the Hassell-like custard-pie of the three soldiers and the long nose. This is one of the few books illustrated by Rackham from which it would be possible to select any single-colour picture in order to demonstrate Rackham's art at its finest." (Gettings. Arthur Rackham, pp. 116-117).Lattimore and Haskell, p. 46. Riall, p. 129. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Romance of King Arthur.

      NY Macmillan 1917 - Quarto. xxiv, 509pp. +(23)ff. plates. One of 250 numbered large paper copies. Illustrated with sixteen mounted color plates with captioned tissue guards, seven black & white plates, and numerous black & white drawings throughout. The text was abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard. Repaired tear to p.13, faintest scattered foxing, front hinge starting, a few faint spots of soiling to covers and some light abrasions to rear cover, else a fine copy in gilt-stamped white leather. Protected in the original publisher's box, which has repairs to edges and splits to two corners. T.e.g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Clavigo - Ein Trauerspiel. Mit zehn Steindrucken von Hugo Steiner-Prag. [ Eines von 25 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Zanders-B�tten mit 10 signierten und datierten Orig.-Lithographien von Hugo Steiner-Prag ]

      Weimar : Gesellschaft der Biblio, 1917. Vellum. VeryGood.

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        Little Red Riding Hood and Other Tales

      1917. first edition. Our Favorite Nursery Tales Illustrated and Retold by Louis WainWAIN, Louis. Little Red Riding Hood and Other Tales. London: Gale and Polden Ltd., [1917]. First edition. Large quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches; 276 x 215 mm.). [32] pp. (including endleaves). Title-page and all text leaves printed in sepia. Six full-page color plates, nine monocolor drawings (including two full-page). Publishers quarter red cloth over boards, front cover pictorially decorated in color with a copy of the first color plate, pictorial endpapers printed in gray. Minor rubbing to board edges and corners, some light toning to text leaves, but still an incredible copy of this very scarce and fragile book.Interestingly the color plates are as usual printed on art paper, BUT these six plates are then backed with text which is printed on card.We have never seen this title before in its first edition format as here.The Tales:Little Red Riding HoodMother Hubbard and her DogBo-Peep and her SheepThe Babes in the WoodPuss in BootsThe Sleeping BeautyAt the end of the nineteenth century, Louis Wain (1860-1939), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments. “He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves” (H.G. Wells).“From 1883, Wain began to draw cats as they had never been drawn before, cats in humorous guises, in human situations, but always beautifully handled…although he was sometimes forced to draw dogs before he became well-known!” (Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914).Dale, 103.

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        Der Kepleriania Chronica. Begnadet unter Schirmherrlicher Imprimatur, berichtet, geschrieben und herfürgegeben von Magister Weishar, Chronist und Geheimschreyber etc. der Kepleriania.

      Wien, 1917. - Manuskript in rot und schwarz mit zahlreichen, teils figürlichen Initialen und tw. blattgroßen Illustrationen in Federzeichnung. 241 SS. Blind- und goldgeprägter grüner Ganzleinenband der Zeit mit Deckeltitel. Ornamentale Vorsätze, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 4to. Äußerst aufwendig gestaltete, ausführliche Chronik einer "Ritterschaft" (ein ambitioniertes Mittelschüler-Corps) am Wiener Gymnasium am Favoritener Keplerplatz. Die blattgroßen Illustrationen zeigen Ansichten mehrerer beliebter Ausflugsziele um Wien, die bei den "Heerfahrten" heimgesucht wurden, wie die Burgen Greifenstein, Liechtenstein, Kreuzenstein und Kammerstein, sowie Ortsansichten von Altenberg und Pötzleinsdorf. Die übrigen Illustrationen nehmen Alltagsszenen und Begebenheiten von Mitgliedern der Ritterschaft aufs Korn. Beim Buchschmuck nahm sich der Autor manche Anregung bei den Illustratoren der Wiener Secession zum Vorbild: So ziert etwa der Ritter, den C. O. Czeschka für die 1000-Jahr-Feier Mödlings 1908 als Plakatmotiv wählte, die Einleitung des vorliegenden Manuskripts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les soldats de la guerre - Gaspard

      Devambez, Paris 1917 - 244 pp., In-4, plein maroquin havane, dos 5 nerfs, filets sur les coupes et les contreplats, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, étui bordé. Reliure signée GRUEL. 1ère édition illustrée. Tirage limité à 335 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci Hors-Série sur Japon. [Carteret, IV, 69]. Précédé d'un avant-propos inédit de l'auteur. Illustré de 16 dessins hors-texte en couleurs inédits de Jean LEFORT, reproduits en fac-similés. Prix Goncourt 1915, c'est le tout premier roman qui ait paru sur la guerre 14-18. Petites marques brunes assez pâles sur les plats, quelques frottements à l'étui. Très bon exemplaire. In-4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contes et Légendes des Nations Alliées

      Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, 1917. - One of 1000 Numbered Copies Signed by the Artist/AuthorWith Designs Not Found in the First English EditionDULAC, Edmund. Contes et Légendes des Nations Alliées, recueillis et illustrés par Edmond Dulac. Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, (1917). First edition in French, one of 1000 numbered copies signed by Dulac, this being copy no. 574. Quarto. Fifteen mounted color plates with captioned tissue guards, and ten decorated initials, ten tailpieces, and decorative bands to text designed by Dulac. Publisher's original pictorial wrappers designed by Dulac. Miniscule wear to spine extremes. An exceptionally fine copy.First edition in French of Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book: Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations (1916), with the same number of color plates as the first English edition but with the addition of initials, tailpieces, and decorative bands by Dulac exclusive to this issue."Dulac's Fairy Book was the Christmas book for 1916 featured by Hodder and Stoughton in The Bookman."The tales of this book, both written and illustrated by Dulac, were drawn from the folklore of Russia, England, Flanders, Belgium, Italy, France, Ireland, Serbia, and Japan. Dulac was able to employ the full scope of his versatility in creating a national mood in each illustration. During this period of his work, Dulac had immersed himself in the artistic traditions of folklore.". His new perceptions resulted in a completely fresh, simpler style for the pictures of this book - a style he continued to develop and make his own for the rest of his career.". For the French issue of Dulac's Fairy Book, Dulac himself wrote the French text" (Hughey).Hughey, 47L [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Contes et Légendes des Nations Alliées. Recueillis et illustrés par Edmond Dulac.

      L'édition d'art H. Piazza,, Paris, 1917 - Paris, L'édition d'art H. Piazza, (1917). 4°. (2) Bl., 149 S., (1) Bl. Mit 15 montierten Farbtafeln, mit Deckblättern. Alle Titel und Tafeln mit ornamnetalen Rahmen, jede Seite mit ornamentalen Bordüren oben und unten. Privater brauner Maroquin-Einband mit Streicheisen-Dekor (E. Schädelin), illustrierte Original-Broschur eingebunden, Kopfgoldschnitt. Monod 3122. - Eines von 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Japan, vom Künstler signiert. In bestem Zustand, die Farbtafeln und das Papier frisch. - Rücken leicht verblasst. Privater brauner Maroquin-Einband mit Streicheisen-Dekor (E. Schädelin), illustrierte Original-Broschur eingebunden, Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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