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        Lord Byrons Liv og Digtning.

      . Kbhvn. [1917]. Med portraet. 111 s. Indbundet ubeskaret med de orig. omslag og guldtryk foroven i smukt privat halvlaeder med guldtryk pa ryggen. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster. * Trykt hos Chr. Christensens Bogtrykkeri i 325 nummerede eksemplarer, dette er eksemplar nr. 167..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Preliminary Report of the Navy Yard Commission (Parts 1-4); Additional Navy Yard on the Pacific Coast (Part 5); Navy Yards, Submarine, and Aviation Bases on the Atlantic Coast South of Cape Hatteras and on the Gulf of Mexico (Four Volume Set)

      Washington: Government Printing Office. (1917-1918). First. First edition. House Document No. 1946 (64th Congress, 2d Session, 1916-1917). Parts 1-6 bound in 4 volumes. Thick octavos. Numerous folding maps (including many in color), charts, and photographs. Complete as issued in the original publisher's cloth. Moderate soiling to the boards and top edges, light stain to the top edge of some text pages and plates in two volumes, with a few leaves partially torn or stuck together at the top edge only, else overall a very good set. A very scarce complete set of the Commission reports, with the many large folding maps in very good condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Hajdanába, régös-régön. [Long, Long Time Ago.]

      Táltos (Világosság), Budapest 1917 - With 16 full page illustrations. First edition. Title page in red and black. Initials printed in red. In original illustrated hard paper. Presentation copy. 12 p. and 16 plates. This work of Toroczkai-Wigand starts with a short poem, the national epic of the Székelys (Hungarian people in Transylvania), about Prince Csaba, the youngest son of Attila, the King of the Huns and his mother, Réka. The 16 illustrations are showing the buildings and the interiors related to the story, in the special Transylvanian Art Nouveau style. Ede Toroczkai-Wigand (1869-1945) was a Hungarian architect and designer of decorative art. The thoughts of John Ruskin and the Arts and Crafts Movement had a major influence on him. Toroczkai-Wigand had the idea that art, architecture, folk customs and language is a complex structure and this complexity and "holism" reflecting in the unique character of his works. Beside being a prolific architect and designer, who was awarded at many international exhibitions (Paris, 1900; Torino, 1902; St. Louis, 1904), Toroczkai-Wigand published bibliophilic books, partly on his art and partly about the art, architecture and the folk tales of the Székelys in Transylvania. In these publications he combined the content and the typography of the print into a special unity, in the manner of the unique Transylvanian Art Nouveau style. In original illustrated hard paper First edition. Title page in red and black. Initials printed in red [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Mary Louise Solves a Mystery

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1917 - The fourth book in Baum's Bluebird series. The first state was issued under the Reilly & Britton imprint. Schiller collection 287. A tight, near fine copy in a very good example of the extremely rare dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        Die andere Seite.

      Mchn. u. Lpz., Georg Müller, [1917].. Ein phantastischer Roman. Goldgepr. OHlederbd. mit Buntpapierbezügen und Kopfgoldschnitt. LXI SS., 1 Bl., 290 SS., 3 Bll. mit 51 Illustr. und 1 Faltplan.. Erste Ausgabe dieser Fassung. - Nr. 48 von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten. - Galerie der Phantasten, Band 5. - Sehr seltener Klassiker der phantastischen Literatur, der den Untergang eines anarchistischen Phantasiereiches schildert. Hier um die 60seitige einleitende Autobiographie von Kubin erweitert. - Horodisch, Buchillustr. A 1. Horodisch, Taschenbibl. 67. Marks A 30. Raabe, Kubin 87. Vgl. Bloch 1805; KNLL IX, 819; Zondergeld 142 f. u. Zondergeld-W. 199 f. - Vereinzelt minimal gewellt, sonst sehr schön erhalten. - Zuletzt vor zwölf Jahren auf einer Auktion.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Large Panotrama in 9 parts.

      1917. Original photograph, silver print, 11 x 141 cm. KEYWORDS:macedonia

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Lektsii o rabotie glavnykh pishchevaritel'nykh zhelez.) [The Work of the Digestive Glands.]

      Priroda, Moscow 1917 - Second edition. In original decorated cloth. [1] leaf with portrait of the author; XVI, 230, (1), [1] p. One of the most important books in the history of biology and neurology by Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849-1936) the Russian psychologist and physiologist. He performed and directed experiments and did research for 12 years on digestion before publishing his work "The work of the Digestive Glands" in 1897, that earned him the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1904. [Dibner 135., Garrison and Morton 1022.]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Die Perser. Herausgegeben von Gertrud Küster. Mit 7 Illustrationen von Bruno Goldschmitt auf Tafeln.

      Bonn, im Eigenverlag 1917.. 27 x 19,5 cm. (8) 32 (4) Seiten, auf Bütten. Gesetzt aus der Tiemann-Mediaeval. Dunkelgrüner Maronquineinband von Walter Gerlach, Leipzig, mit vergoldeten Fileten und Bordüren auf beiden Deckeln, Rückentitel, Innenkantenfileten und Goldschnitt, im Schuber mit passenden Lederkanten, der Buchrückenrundung angeglichen (Buchrücken und Lederkanten gebleicht, sonst tadellos). * Eins von 100 Exemplaren. - Der Einband signiert "Spamersche Buchbinderei Leipzig" und auf dem Hinterdeckel monogrammiert "WG". - Meisterhafter Einband aus Walter Gerlachs Leipziger Zeit, als er Leiter der Handbindeabteilung in der Großbuchbinderei Spamer war.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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        CANADA AND ITS PROVINCES: A HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN PEOPLE AND THEIR INSTITUTIONS BY ONE HUNDRED ASSOCIATES. 23 VOLUMES.

      Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1914-1917. - Archives edition, being complete in 23 volumes including index with boards bound in 3/4 green leather and matching marbled papers and cloth reinforced hinges. Good-v.good ex lib. but a scarce set of Canadiana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bellum Books]
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        The Unholy Three

      New York: John Lane Company. 1917. First. First edition. Fine in lovely near fine example of the dustwrapper with a tear on the rear panel, tiny nicks at the extremities, and with old tape repairs professionally removed leaving shadows only on the inside of the jacket. Housed in an attractive, albeit loosely-fitting clamshell case. Creepy crime novel about a team of circus freaks: Tweedledee, a midget, Hercules, the strong man, and Echo, the ventriloquist, who commit heinous crimes. Filmed twice by MGM, as a silent in 1925 and remade as a talkie with Lon Chaney as Echo and Henry Earles as Tweedledee in both versions. Victor McLaughlin played Hercules in the silent version, Ivan Linow in the talkie. In the classic Tod Browning cult film Freaks, also based on the Robbins story "Spurs" that was clearly derivative from The Unholy Three, Earles reprised his midget role, there was a strongman named Hercules, and a few other freaks were thrown into the mix. Rare in jacket, and never seen in this condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Mechanic, Women's Auxiliary Army Corps

      Cire C. Valsuani Perdue 1917. () Very good. 9.6" bronze sculpture. Unmounted. Signed and dated by the artist on top of base. Previous auction or catalogue number inside bottom. A lovely statue of a female mechanic during World War I. Margaret Wrightson (1877-1976) studied under William Blake Richardson and Edouard Lanteri at the Royal Academy of Art. She exhibited at the Royal Academy 19 times between 1905-1921. She is most known for her two public sculptures, St. George on the war memorial at Cramlington, and a commemmeration of Charles Lamb, both of which are located in the UK. Works by the artist are very scarce. We have only seen one other copy of this piece which was priced considerably higher. This is a fabulous WWI memento and would make a great addition to any collection..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Michael Brother of Jerry

      The Macmillan Company, New York - 1917. First edition. 8vo red decorated cloth stamped in gilt and black. Neat bookplate on front pastedown, else a fine, bright copy in a very good dust jacket which has shallow chips at the spine tips and a bit of soil at the mid-spine. An unusually nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Quinze Poèmes d'Émile Verhaeren Illustrés de 57 Gravures sur Bois, Dessinees et Gravées par Frans Masereel et suivis d'un Souvenir a Verhaeren par Octave Uzanne.

      Paris: Edtions Georges Cres & Cie. Full leather with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decorated boards. Borads with some stronger signs of wear. No.982/1350 exemplaires sur papier anglais. . Paris, Edtions Georges Cres & Cie, 1917. 4°. CIII pages. Full leather with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decorated boards. Borads with some stronger signs of wear. No.982/1350 exemplaires sur papier anglais.

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        Marching Men.

      John Lane Company, New York 1917 - Some scattered foxing to page edges, else a solid copy, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few tiny chips at corners. A very superior example of this jacket. Anderson's second book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Galante Frauen [SIGNED]

      Artur Wolf (1917), Wien - 1/50. Folio. 10 plates in gilt stamped marbled boards portfolio with tan cloth spine and decorated flaps. Raised title. Each plate is separated by stiff green paper. Title page attached to map with b/w facsimile drawing by Deutsch. Eight inches of title page loose along inside gutter but still attached. Signed by the artist on colophon. 10 facsimiles of hand colored drawings by Ernst Deutsch (1887-1938). Deutsch was one of the most famous fashion designers and commercial artists of the 20th Century. In 1933 he emigrated to America and became one of the best-known Hollywood fashion designers. One of 50 copies signed by him. Map in good, plates in very good condition. Head and tail of spine slightly frayed. Discoloration to boards. Wear to corners and edges of boards. Small Ex-libris sticker to inside of front board. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Poesías Completas.

      Madrid, Publicaciones de la Residencia de Estudiantes, 1917 - -12,5 x 19 cm.- , 1 lámina + 268 págs. + 8 hs. Enc. en holandesa muy bien realizada, lomo y puntas de piel. Conserva cubiertas originales. 1.ª edición. (IMPECABLE.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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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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        THE HUMAN DRIFT

      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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        THE MESSIAH OF THE CYLINDER

      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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        LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNEE

      - 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).

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        LA CUISINE PRATIQUE 4 TOMOS+LE MENU QUOTIDIEN 1 TOMO.

      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

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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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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        Ocho Mil Kilometros En Campana *SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR/FORMER MEXICAN PRESIDENT*

      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.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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