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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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        Photographie - Zürich Fluntern. 15 Orig.-Photographien, Albumin auf Karton aufgezogen.

      ca . 1917 - 25 x 35 cm, 16, 5 x 23 cm, Tadell. Alle gestempelt: «Ernst Linck, Zürich, Rämistr. 3». Ernst Rudolf Linck (1874-1963) verbrachte seine Jugend in Winterthur, wo er das Gymnasium besuchte. Er absolvierte eine Fotografenausbildung im Atelier seines Vaters Johann Linck. Nach seinen Wanderjahren um 1894 bis um 1900, führte er als Geschäftspartner mit seinem Cousin Philipp Linck das Fotoatelier «Ph. & E. Link». Nach der Trennung der Geschäftspartner 1917, richtete Ernst Rudolf Linck ein eigenes Atelier in den «Denzlerhäusern» an der Rämistrasse 3 in Zürich ein. 1939 musste Ernst Rudolf Linck das Geschäft aus gesundheitlichen Gründen aufgeben. - Sehr schöne poetische Bilder eines Quartiers, das es so nur noch partiell gibt. 1100 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        DIE MINIATUREN IN DEN BASLER BIBLIOTHEKEN, MUSEEN UND ARCHIVEN

      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]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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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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        LOMBARD ARCHITECTURE

      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.

      [Bookseller: First Folio]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        THE MESSIAH OF THE CYLINDER

      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]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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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]

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

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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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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        The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Abridged from Morte D'Arthur

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1917 - Rackham, Arthur. Hardcover. Number 78 of 250 large paper copies. First American Edition. Near fine in full white leather boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Light rubbing to boards, else the binding is in fine condition. There are a few very light speckles of foxing to several pages, but most of the interior is pristine. There is a short closed tear to the edge of one tissue guard. Lengthy but sweet gift inscription from previous owner to front endpage. Includes 16 color plates with captioned tissue guards, 7 black and white plates, head and tailpieces, and other small decorations within the text. Housed in original brown paper covered box. The box is browned and worn along the joints with minor dampstaining and scuffing to front panel. The sides of the top of the box are no longer present. Includes laid-in facsimilies of several letters written by Rackham. 517 pages. LIT/030310. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        One Young Man

      London - Hodder and Stoughton Ltd 1917 - A personal exploration of life in the First World War edited by Sir Ernest Hodder-Williams, a true story from the diaries of Reginald Davis. Featuring an inscription and signature from Reginald Davis. Davis has won his spurs. He bears the marks of his service in the Great War with honour and with never a complaint. Explores the life of Davis,under thepseudonymSydney Baxter, aclerk who enlisted in 1914, fought on the Western Front for nearly two years, was severely wounded at the Battle of the Somme, andaccounts his tribulations in getting back to his desk. Printed for private circulation. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, smart and bright. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean aside from light spotting to rear endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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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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        Affiche lithographie en couleurs signée SCOTT Georges. Pour le drapeau. Pour la victoire! Souscrivez à l' Emprunt National , Banque Nationale de Crédit.

      Paris, Devambez Imp., 1917. Visa N°9498 - Dimensions : 80 x 120 cm environ.Bon état. SCOTT Georges, [1873 -1948]. On l'a déjà nommé, n'était avant Charleroi et la victoire de la Marne que le plus entraîné, le plus brillant, le plus fécond de nos illustrateurs militaires. Il avait hérité de la sûreté de métier de son maître, il en possédai

      [Bookseller: BOUQUINERIE SAINT-LAMBERT]
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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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        Contes et Légendes des Nations Alliées, recueillis et illustrés (IN FRANZÖSISCHER SPRACHE)

      Paris, L‘Édition D‘Art, H. Piazza 1917 - mit einem illustrierten Titel und 15 ganzseitigen montierten Abbildungen auf Tafeln, 149 paginierte Seiten und 2 nichtnummerierte Seiten mit Inhalts- und Illustrationsverzeichnis, IN DER PRESSE NUMMERIERTE NR. 92 (von insgesamt 1000 Stück). Dieses Exemplar ist im Unterschied zu den Exemplaren der Normal-Ausgabe VON DULAC IM IMPRESSUM VOLL SIGNIERTES EXEMPLAR; der Buchblock ein wenig gelockert und der Einband am Rücken lädiert (mit Fehlstelle) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 24x31, graubraune farbig illustrierte O (Interims-)Broschur

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        Captain Gault. Being the Exceedingly Private Log of a Sea-Captain

      London: Eveleigh Nash Company Limited, 1917 - Collection of crime stories, narrated by the scrupulous smuggler and ladies' man, Captain Gault. Scarce First edition. 8vo. [i]-xi, [xii, blank], 13-303 pp. Red cloth, spine and upper board titled in black. Text block somewhat toned. Very good. Hubin p. 207; Currey p. 242 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Le Caravansérail. (Scènes de la Vie cosmopolite)

      Lemerre, Paris 1917 - In-8 (197 x 140 mm), maroquin brun, dos janséniste à cinq nerfs, dentelle intérieure, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés. Edition originale. Un des 50 exemplaires sur Hollande (N°22). Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Madame Pierre Nalot sur le faux-titre. Très bon état. // Octavo (197 x 140 mm), brown morocco, jansenist spine raised on five bands, dentelle inside, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved. First edition. One of the 50 copies on Holland paper (Nr 22). Signed autograph dedication of the author to Madame Pierre Nalot on half title. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        The Manor of Blackbrooke from 1267 to 1920 (MSS)

      Author, 1917 In light brown cloth, corners and edges a little rubbed and bumped, title in gilt to maroon leather label. Spine has not title, a little cloth loss at base, edges worn and bumped. Internally, bookplate of MNJ to fep, typed title, half title, followed by dedication, followed by 2 pages detailing the dedication, 2 page introduction by the author, followed by a typed history of the estate detailing the personalities who owned it, including the judge who condemned Lady Jane Grey to death, Sir Richard Morgan, chapel of St Noe, church of St Bridget, a list of all the paintings held, details of early wall paper etc etc. Dedicated to the 4 grandsons of Brigadier General Sir Owen and Lady Thomas (nee Pershouse) who all died either just before or during WW1. Fascinating! Should be in a museum! Typed manuscript and probably the only copy produced!

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        Die Physikalischen Grundlagen der Höhennavigation : Für die führer und höhensteuermänner von Luftschiffen sowie für freiballonführer

      München: Verlag von R. Oldenbourg. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1917. Hardcover. Cloth soil, a few corner creases, light tone. Solid hardcover. ; Noffsinger G31, World War I Aviation : a bibliography. WW1 German book, dedicated to author's instructor, Count von Zeppelin, explains the physics of gases & the control of airships. ; 161 pages .

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        The Ideal Giant. The Code of a Herdsman. Cantelman's Spring- Mate. Privately Printed for the Little Review.

      The Little Review., London 1917 - Octavo. Original cream cloth-backed white paper-covered card folder. 44pp stapled and then bound into folder with single cord. Folder illustrated with a Vorticist design by Lewis. Heavily marked, stained and darkened, edges rubbed, slight area of loss to paper cover to top edge of upper cover, a series of tiny prickmarks to upper cover, staples rusted. One of 200 copies (though Pound & Grover speculate that perhaps only fifty copies of the folder were made). With an ink presentation inscription from Lewis 'To dear Alic(k) Schepeler from P.Wyndham Lewis 1/12/17'. Alick Schepler, lover and friend of Lewis and other writers and artists notably W.B.Yeats, worked for the Illustrated London News. Addressed in letters by Lewis variously as 'Alic.' 'Alick' and 'Alec'. from 1914-1917. Alick Schepeler who worked as a secretary on the Illustrated London News , was interested in the arts and had been the model and mistress of Augustus John in 1906-7, she had been born in Russia in the same year as Lewis and grew up in Poland where her mother became a governess after the death of her father. The moody and highly-strung girl. who was obsessed by clothing, had luxurious brown hair, deep blue eyes and a rich slightly accented voice. She was unpretentious, passionate and (unlike most of her contemporaries) eager for love affairs. John who was fascinated by Alick for a time and did some very successful portraits of her, called her his "jeune fille mystérieuse et gaie". In mid 1915 Lewis wrote apologetically to Alick; "I cannot describe my resentment against a woman who made me drunk last Saturday afternoon.I was maudlin and very insolent." And in June he wrote a tantalizing letter, describing his fascination with her nightgown, and his temporary escape, which suggests she was also his mistress: "You caused me this morning to almost alter all my arrangements: for the pink nightgown on sunday (though I don't believe you've got one) captured my my sense, over-susceptible as you know. But I kept my head, and the result is that I regret to say that I shall be away on Sunday next. I am going to the country again.& could not, save by extreme dislocation of arrangements, get back in time for the pink nightdress. Prehaps when you can once more move, and our no longer wrapt round with the odour of disinfectants [She had been ill], I may yet hope tpo have a glimpse of the garment?". Lew wrote to Alick while he was at the front in 1917: and he continued to see her until 1930 when he apparently suspected her loyalty and quarrelled about malicious gossip that had been attributed to her. MEYER, JEREMY. The Enemy. A Biography of Wyndham Lewis. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1980. Vorticist period inscriptions by Lewis are of the greatest rarity. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LA MALABEE

      1917 - Autographes broché (paperback) in-seize (sextodecimo) carré, dos (spine) vert très légèrement insolé (lightly faded), cartouche de titre en pleine page sur la première de couverture (cartridge of title on full page on the front cover) trés légèrement défraichie (lightly faded) et quatrième de couverture muette légèrement épidermée (lights scratches)+ une tache d'eau (light waterstains) sur un demi centimètre carré, tranches non rognées (edges no smoothes), gouttière en partie non coupée (fore-edge partly uncut) - long papier (fore-edge - great paper), envoi autographe manuscrit de l'Auteur : ".à monsieur Lotz-Brissonneau avec la première pensée de ces Images.Août 1917 . signé J E Laboureur." , justification du tirage limité à 1000 exemplaires - 1 des 6 premiers exemplaires sur Chine (limited edition - 1000 copies were printed), orné de 5 dessins en pleine page (clichés au trait) (full page engraving) en noir par J. -E. Laboureur, avec les 5 dessins originaux à l'encre noire et à la mine de plomb avec la mention manuscrite ".original pr La Malabée 1917." (à la mine de plomb) joints, tous signés à l'encre noire en bas à gauche, (bien entendu, comme ce sont les dessins originaux, Laboureur a modifié au dernier moment quelques détrails.c'est ce qui fait tout leur intérêt.!!!), trés légères cicatrices de mouillures (scars of waterstains) marginales en bas de quelques pages sur 2 millimètres, 107 pages, 1917 Paris Société Littéraire De France Editeur, envoi à Lotz-Brissonneau (industriel Nantais et célèbre Mécène Nantais), références : Sylvain Laboureur "Catalogue de l'Oeuvre de J.-E. Laboureur"Tome II "Livres Illustrés" n°810 pages 555/556, ".dans une lettre du 12 septembre 1917, Apollinaire écrit à Laboureur : "je vous félicite des jolis dessins dont vous avez orné le livre de Billy", pour sa part , André Billy sera fort satisfait des dessins de l'artiste :"Vos délicieux dessins, lui écrit-il, me plaisent extrèmement. Leur manière précise, et la grande part qui y est faite, en même temps, à la suggestion, sont tout à fait dans l'esprit de ce que j'ai tenté".", de toute rareté.digne d'un musée ou de la Bibliothèque Nationale.!!! en bon état malgré les petits défauts signalés (very good condition in spite of the smalls defects indicated). . La Librairie Guimard offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 2800 EUR. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Novels and Tales.

      New York, Charles Scribner, 1907 - 1917 - 26 volumes, octavo (210 × 140 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in red half morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Pages nice and clean, three volumes have been sympathetically rebacked with the original spines laid down, some light rubbing to spines but overall in excellent condition. Photogravure frontispiece to each volume. The New York edition. The first collected edition complete with the two pendent volumes separately issued in 1917. Rare in such an attractive contemporary binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Wild Swans at Coole, other verses and a play in verse

      Cuala Press, Churchtown, Dundrum, 1917 - One of 400 copies Covers very slightly faded at extreme upper edges, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        The Wild Swans at Coole, Other Verses and a Play in Verse.

      Churchtown, The Cuala Press. 1917. - Limited edition; 8vo; original linen-backed blue paper boards, upper cover lettered in black, paper label on spine. Edition of 400. Loosely inserted is a receipt from the Cuala Press to Cecil Harmsworth, the Liberal politician and associate of Yeats. Also inserted is the first prospectus from the Press dated April 1904, a 1906 list of books and a pamphlet on the Dun Emer Industries. Very good with edges of the boards and the endpapers a little faded.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books PBFA ABA]
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        The Wild Swans at Coole, Other Verses and a Play. Limited Edition. Cuala Press

      Dundrum: The Cuala Press. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Some pages uncut. Some fading to covers along extremities. Ink inscription to fep. Some loss to text of paper title panel to spine. 1917. Limited Edition [of 400 copies]. Cream cloth spine on grey paper-covered boards. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 48pp. .

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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. .

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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 - Vol. 2: With text by C. E. Montague. Some of the plates are coloured. Finely 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. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Les Fleurs Du Mal

      F. Ferroud, Paris, France 1917 - There were 1062 copies of this Limited Edition printed in all, but only 30 copies were top-of-the-line, and this is copy # 3. It is printed on Japan imperial paper. There are many etchings in the book, and this copy contains 3 versions of each. Some of the etchings also have a fourth etching, which is a colored sketch from Georges Rochegrosse. There are some wrinkles on the spine, and minimal shelfwear, but the book remains in remarkable condition. Text entirely in French. Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 296 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Uncut edges, in original condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Non-English Language::French; Inventory No: 001019. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les Pieces Condamnees de Charles Baudelaire: Ornees de Douze Bois de Daragnes [et] Double Suite des Bois de Daragnes

      Chez Leharanger-Coq, Paris 1917 - Printed wraps. Number X from a limited edition of XII copies on Japanese vellum, signed by Daragnes, and sold with a small original pencil and ink drawing, and additional suite of plates (loose, in printed wraps). Wraps of both volumes a bit dusty, and lightly chipped and wrinkled along the edges -- but contents are overall bright and clean, suitable for display, with just occasionally some light rubbing or wrinkling along the edges. Very handsome, indeed. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes

      Frederick Warne and Co., London 1917 - [7], 52pp, [2], original boards. Title to spine, title to head of upper cover, author and publisher to foot, in between is a rectangular panel with rounded corners into which an illustration of Appley Dappley is laid on, illustrated endpapers. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, page forty-four is slightly rubbed, otherwise internally bright and clean. Frontispiece and fourteen full page illustrations in colour (as called for). Now housed in a velvet lined, cloth drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title to spine, title and author to upper cover with the illustration from the front cover of the book replicated onto the front cover of the box. Box is very slightly rubbed to extremities. Quinby 23 (with the endpapers matching plates XII and XIV), Linder, pages 225-239 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life, Art, and Letters of George Inness

      Century Co., New York 1917 - One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author on a special bookplate. 1917, First Edition. 290 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, cloth-backed boards, gilt title. Fine copy. Gift inscription from the original owner of the book to a Mrs. Grace P. Johnson, below the signed bookplate on the front pastedown. Very RARE, no copies at auction in the last 35 years. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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