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        Der brennende Dornbusch. Schauspiel (1911). Mörder. Hoffnung der Frauen. Schauspiel (1907).

      Kurt Wolff, Leipzig. 1917.. 45 S., 1 Bl. Orig.-Broschur. - Widmungsexemplar.. (= Der Jüngste Tag, 41). - Erste Ausgabe der Sammlung. - Titelblatt mit eigenh. Widmung an den Kunsthistoriker und Journalisten Ragnat Hoppe (1885-1967). - Broschur lichtrandig, oberes Kapital mit Fehlstelle, eine Ecke mit Knickspur, Bll. leicht gebräunt. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 166.4. - Smolen 41.1.A.1. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Les Fleurs Du Mal

      F. Ferroud, Paris, France, 1917. Softcover. Very Good Condition. 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. .

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        THE SHADOW-LINE

      1917. [inscribed to Arthur Symons] A Confession. London & Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons, (1917). 18 pp undated ads. Original light grey-green cloth decorated in brown. First Edition, first issue (so stated), of Conrad's third autobiographical (though fictionalized) work -- "a Far-Eastern story of a haunted ship... No reader of THE SHADOW-LINE will ever forget the first mate and the silent crew of the schooner which had such mysterious difficulty in passing latitude 8 degrees 20 minutes" [from the ads]. This copy is printed on laid paper, as usual (some copies, perhaps those intended for the colonies, are on wove paper). This is a remarkably fine, bright copy. Cagle A21a.1. Housed in a (dried) morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.~This copy is inscribed and signed by Conrad, "Arthur Symons | from | Joseph Conrad | March 1917 [the month of publication]". Arthur Symons (1865-1945) was an author, a poet and a critic who was extremely influential in the "symbolist school" of the 1890s. As editor of The Savoy, in 1896 he published Conrad's first short story ("The Idiots"); according to Conrad's wife, Symons was the only poet Conrad read for pleasure (such that he used a Symons verse as the epigraph for TWIXT LAND & SEA in 1912). Symons and Conrad wound up as neighbors in Kent, and also had in common severe bouts with "nerves" during the years 1909-1912.

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        EVERY CHILD'S OWN PICTURE BOOK.

      London, Raphael Tuck, inscribed 1917.FIRST EDITION circa 1917, small 4to, 230 x 180 mm, 9 x 6½ inches, cloth backed colour illustrated boards (3 small children preparing stickers to glue in similar book), cut - out rectangle on upper cover, no pagination. 6 books in this series listed on lower cover. 23 colour stickers, 60 x 60mm, (2 3 / 8" x 2 3 / 8") almost all with jolly cat illustrations (a few dogs), all by Wain, all pasted into correctly labelled and numbered positions in the book, 24th sticker pasted in upper cover window as required. Numerous lively black and white vignettes, mostly cats, but some dogs and piggies. Dressed cats go to school, play cricket, ride in a cart. Expertly recased, spine cloth a bit shabby, corners slightly worn, few slight scratches to upper cover, lower cover slightly soiled. Title page slightly browned, 2 black and white illustrations crayonned by child, some grubby marks to margins throughout. A very good copy of a scarce Wain title. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Newark. a Series of Engravings on Wood

      Newark: Carteret Book Club, 1917. With an Appreciation of the Pictorial Aspects of the Town by Walter Prichard Eaton. 4to, yellow buckram spine and marbled boards. Fine in publisher's brown paper-board slipcase, which is worn at spine. One of 200 copies with 5 full page color wood engravings, each signed in pencil by Ruzicka and 11 large wood-engraved vignettes. the five color plates were printed by Ruzicka , the text and other illustrations by D. B. Updike for the Merrymount Press. Ruzicka was Czech-born American graphic artist, typeface and book designer. Reference: Grolier, A Century for the Century. . By Artist. Buckram and Boards. Fine. Illus. by Rudolf Ruzicka. 4to.

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        POOR PEOPLE a.k.a. POOR FOLK: ML# 10.1, BROWN LIMP CROFT LEATHER (LEATHERETTE), FIRST BONI & LIVERIGHT EDIITON, 12 Titles Listed on CI Catalog at Front

      New York: Boni & Liveright / Modern Library. FIRST BONI LIVERIGHT EDITION, May 1917. - EXCEPTIONALLY FINE RARE BOOK: A FIRST BONI & LIVERIGHT (ML # 10.1) FIRST PRINTING, MAY 1917 with a RARER DJ of SEPTEMBER 1917. DJ is covered in mylar and has 37 Titles listed on the front and back inside flaps. It is in poor condition (see scans): someone preserved it by gluing it to a piece of light cardboard and then used masking tape along the edges, but the fact remains it has SURVIVED and gives us an exceptional amount of information. BOOK is a MAY 1917 First Edition covered in BROWN LIMP CROFT LEATHER (LEATHERETTE); has BROWN marbled endpapers; Spine # 1; BL gold logo on front; a CI catalog with 12 Titles, in a box design, listed at the front. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Unholy Three

      New York: John Lane Company, 1917 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 somewhat 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. The classic Tod Browning cult film Freaks also based on a 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. .

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        Fleisch. Gesammelte Lyrik.

      Die Aktion Berlin-Wilmersdorf 1917 - 87 S. Orig-Pappband, Sehr guter Zustand, Umschlag und Innenblätter zeichnete Max Oppenheimer. Einband mit nur minimalen Gebrauchsspuren, sonst einwandfrei. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes

      London & New York: F. Warne & Co, [1917]. London & New York: F. Warne & Co, [1917]. First edition. Recently rebound in dark green 1/2 morocco, and green boards, over which the original cover and colour illustration have been laid down.Original front endpapers - fep has been laid down on a new leaf inserted between endpaper and 1/2title, raised bands, title in gilt on spine, gilt rules and decorations to compartments to spine . 1/4"closed tear at fore-edge of p.39. No loss. An attractive, well rebound copy. 16mo, p.53. 15 illustrations including frontispiece

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        Le Bon Anglais

      Paris - Chez Devambez, 1917. Paris - Chez Devambez, 1917 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A little book of anecdotes of French observations of the British army. In French. Each page of text is accompanied by a beautiful colouredpochoir woodcut. Condition: In original paper wraps. Externally, sound with slight marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound, bright with the odd spot. Overall: GOOD.

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        Poesías completas

      Publicaciones de la Residencia de los estudiantes 1917 - Madrid, 1917. Tapa dura, 1era ed., retrato del autor, 268p. + índice. Buen estado, no conserva cubierta original. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eine Zweimonatsschrift. Hrsg. von Th. Tagger. 6 Bde. 1. Jahrgang (Alles Erschienene). Berlin, Heinrich Hochstimm 1917-19. Folio. XII,495 S. Mit 84 Orig.-Graphiken, davon 21 signiert. Illustr. Orig.-Broschuren in Orig.-Mappen.

      . . Vollständiges Exemplar der luxuriösesten Zeitschrift des Expressionismus, die bereits in der Subskription die exorbitante Summe von 600 Goldmark kostete. Mit 84 Orig.-Graphiken, darunter Arbeiten von Max Pechstein (6), Hans Meid (7), G. Tappert (4, davon 1 handkoloriert), W. Geiger (5), W. Gramatte (5), R. Genin (5), Pellegrini, Grossmann, Jaeckel, Scharff, Spiro, Plünnecke u. Stein. Genauso bedeutend wie die graphischen, sind die literarischen Beiträge. Darunter viele Erstdrucke so bedeutender Dichter wie Franz Kafka, Oskar Loerke, Alfred Döblin, H. Hesse, H. v. Hofmannsthal, St. Zweig u.a. In 200 numerierten Exemplaren auf Bütten gedruckt und heute von goßer Seltenheit. Tadellos erhalten. Beiliegt die Subskriptionsanzeige, 11 S. mit 4 Orig.-Radierungen. - Raabe 35. - Lang S. 78 ausführlich. - Jentsch 32. - Söhn 138.

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        Sulamith. Berlin, Heinz Barger Verlag (1917). 4to. 10 S. Orig.-Halbpergamentbd. mit Rückentitel u. zentraler Deckelvignette.

      . . Erschienen als Kriegsdruck der Cranach Presse. Harry Graf Kessler trägt für den Druck technisch keine Verantwortung, den er wegen Kriegsabwesenheit nicht überwachen konnte. Eines von 200 numerierten und signierten Exemplaren auf Zanders-Bütten. Früher und seltener Band mit Gedichten von Wieland Herzfelde, der später als Verleger des Malik-Verlags bekannt geworden ist. Gutes Exemplar. - Rodenberg 148. - Müller-Krumbach 27. - Der Malik-Verlag 6.

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        TAMBURLAINE AND OTHER VERSES

      (Riverside, CT): Hillacre, 1917. (Riverside, CT): Hillacre, 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Dampstaining to the bottom of the spine of the larger limitation copy with little effect on the text. Some aging to the leather of the smaller limitation volume and soiling to the endpapers. Both Very Good. Small quarto (6-1/4" x 9-1/2"). Issued in an edition of 500 copies, 450 on Utopian laid paper and 50 on Nordeling hand-made paper. Present here are examples of each of the two issues. The larger limitation is as published in blue paper-covered boards with a printed paper label on the front cover. The smaller limitation is bound by E. C. Lewis Co., Baylis Bindery, New York, in full black morocco leather with gilt-ruled panels and a new gilt-decorated and lettered spine, marbled endpapers. The smaller limitation is uncommon in the market. Though there is no indication of such in the books themselves, both of these volumes were in the possession of Louis Bryant, Reed's wife. Included is a 4-1/8" x 8-1/2" original photograph of John Reed on stage in costume annotated in Louise Bryant's hand on the rear: "The Game-- A Morality Play By Louise Bryant-- John Reed as Death." With the stamped credit information for photographer Paul Thompson. Perhaps the best known left-wing American journalist of the twentieth century; Reed was portrayed by Warren Beatty in the film REDS, nominated for twelve Academy Awards and winner of three, which centered on Reed's life, notably his romance with Louise Bryant, played by Diane Keaton, and his early death at 33 in Moscow. Reed's best known book, TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD, is Reed's firsthand account of the October Revolution in Russia in 1917.

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        Kokain. Mit sieben Zeichnungen von Felixmüller.

      Dresdner Verlag von 1917, (Dresden). 1918.. 43 S. Mit 7 ganzs. Illustrationen. 4°, Orig.-Pappbd. mit vielfarbigem Schablonendruck.. Erste Ausgabe einer der bedeutendsten Novellen des Expressionismus. - Eins von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe; daneben erschienen lediglich 200 Exemplare. - Druckvermerk vom Verfasser signiert. - Auf bläulichem Bütten. - Die Einbände erschienen in unterschiedlichen Farbvarianten, hier vorliegend mit rötlichem Schablonendruck. - Die autobiographische Novelle ist eines der hervorragenden Dokumente des großstädtischen Lebens der expressionistischen Boheme, die Kokain und Morphin als Modedrogen für sich entdeckte. - Rheiner schildert in sehr drastischer Weise die Sucht des Kokainisten Tobias. Lebensmittelpunkt ist das Romanische Cafe, an dessen Marmortischen er um Geld fragt und in dessen Toilette er sich die ersten Injektionen des Tages setzt. Tobias irrt durch die Kantstraße, in der er wohnt, den Kurfürstendamm entlang, vorbei an der Gedächtniskirche, in den Bahnhof Zoo, um schließlich wieder zum 'heiligen Gift' zu greifen und dem Kokainwahn zu verfallen. - Rheiners Leben steht stellvertretend für das vieler seiner Zeitgenossen und so findet der Expressionismus mit seinem Tod in einem ärmlichen kleinen Zimmer in der Kantstraße, nahe der S-Bahnbrücke, keine fünf Minuten vom Cafe des Westens entfernt, 1925 seinen symbolischen Abschluss. Felixmüller setzte Rheiner mit seinem berühmten Gemälde ein Denkmal, das, spätestens seit Paul Raabes Entscheidung, eine Reproduktion als Frontispiz für seine Bibliographie des literarischen Expressionismus zu verwenden, als die Illustration des Schicksals einer ganzen Schriftstellergeneration gilt. - Rheiner kam 1914 als einer der Jüngsten in die exzentrische Gesellschaft des Cafes des Westens, wo er schnell Anschluss fand. Besonders engen Kontakt pflegte er dort mit Johannes R. Becher, der sich zu dieser Zeit durch Narkotika und vorgetäuschte Sucht dem Wehrdienst entzog. Diese Idee, wohl von Hardekopf kommend, sollte für Rheiner erfolglos bleiben und den Beginn seiner Abhängigkeit bedeuten. Gleichzeitig fasste er hier den Entschluss, sich als Dichter zu verdingen und so erschienen bereits im Folgejahr erste Arbeiten u.a. in Pfemferts 'Aktion'. Vom Dienst an der Front suspendiert und nach Berlin zurückgekehrt, verfiel Rheiner endgültig dem Lebensstil der Boheme und seiner Sucht. Die Vormittage verschlief er, die Nachmittage saß er die meiste Zeit im Romanischen Cafe, wo er bis in die Abendstunden blieb, um dann, heimgekehrt, des Nachts zu schreiben. Seine Texte fanden in den bedeutenden spätexpressionistischen Blättern Veröffentlichung. Überdies beteiligte sich Rheiner an der Gründung der 'Expressionistischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dresden', worauf die Einrichtung des 'Dresdner Verlages von 1917' folgte, in dem, bis auf eine Ausnahme, alle seine selbstständigen Publikationen erschienen. Die letzten Jahre verbrachte er vereinsamt und vergessen an verschiedenen Orten, meist ohne feste Bleibe, bis er an einer Überdosis Morphium verstarb. (Vgl. Thomas Rietzschel. In: Walter Rheiner. Kokain. Lyrik, Prosa, Briefe. Leipzig 1985, S. 285-303.) - Einband am Rand mit wenigen, winzigen u. kaum merklichen Flecken, hinterer Vorsatz und unterer Schnitt mit Einbandfarbenfleck, sonst hervoragend erhaltenes Exemplar. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 245. 5. - Raabe, Kat. Marbach 164.4. - Lang, Expressionismus 58. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        ILLUSTRATED DESCRIPTIVE ARGENTINA

      Knickerbocker Press 1917 Slight wear to extremities. Last two pages uncut. Rear hinge started ; INSCRIBED by author to ffep. Top edge gilt. Fold - out map in rear; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 763 pages

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        "Plan of Minneapolis: prepared under the direction of the Civic Commission mcmxvii by Edward H. Bennett, architect."

      Minneapolis: The Civic Commission, 1917. Minneapolis: The Civic Commission. 1917. "First and only printing of one of the greatest city plans printed in America this century, limited to 1000 copies (this copy is #398); large 4to, xv, [1], 227, [1]; nearly 200 illustrations throughout, some in color, some duotone, some double page, some folding, all from architect's drawings and renderings, and contemporary sources, plus 2 large folding maps; bookplate on front pastedown, early owner's name on front free endpaper, stains from binding glue on endpapers at hinges, a near fine copy in original red cloth gilt, t.e.g; A futuristic look at Minneapolis, part of which was actually completed."

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        J.M. Keynes Letter Signed

      St. Louis, 1917. St. Louis St. Louis, 1917. Autograph Letter Signed by J.M. Keynes To Oswald Toynbee Falk, a stockbroker and a close friend of Keynes. "[St Louis approaching New York] 11 Sept 1917. My dear Falk, I have had the enclosed letter from Herbert Samuel and have promised to do my best to secure such an article as he indicates. Will you try your hand? I should be very grateful if you would. I suspect that in your usual way you will disclaim the competence. But I would undertake to be the judge of that. In any case you might perhaps fortify yourself with collective wisdom by getting your dining party to discuss it first. I am not sure it wouldn't prove a very instructive topic. If so, perhaps I might bring Mr. Samuel as a guest? I expect to be back in England by the end of the first week of October. Sincerely yours J.M. Keynes." Written on printed letterhead of the Royal Economic Society, Kings College, Cambridge (From Mr. J. M. Keynes, Editor of the Economic Journal). Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Letters signed by Keynes seldom enter the marketplace.Oswald Falk is regarded by Robert Skidelsky as the man who understood John Maynard Keynes' mind more than any of his contemporaries. He argues that it was Falk who gave Keynes' his superb understanding of the unruly financial mechanism of capitalism? which distinguished his work from that of his contemporaries (Skidelsky, 1992, 25). The London stockbroker, Nicholas Davenport, recalled that Falk spent a lot of time with Keynes speculating in currency and commodity deals. According to the economist Tommy Balogh who worked for Falk it was his mentor who gave Keynes the insights to develop his theory of liquidity preference by understanding the gilt-edged securities market. Skidelsky regreted that Falk, the most perceptive contemporary Keynes-watcher did not write a memoir of Keynes when perhaps he could have.

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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (WITH CUT-OUT PICTURES AND COLORS)

      New York: Cupples & Leon, 1917. New York: Cupples & Leon, 1917. Carroll, Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). Julia Greene & Helen Pettes. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (WITH CUT-OUT PICTURES AND COLORS). Illustrated by Julia Greene & Helen Pettes after John Tenniel. NY: Cupples & Leon, (1917). True First Edition with all four pages of cut-out plates present and uncut. Original publisher's blue cloth lettered in red on the spine, underneath paper covered upper and lower boards. Very Good copy with some fore-edge-wear and a little soil and chipping, ALL FOUR PAGES OF CUT-OUTS are UNCUT, scarce thus. . First Edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good. Illus. by Julia Greene & Helen Pettes.

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        The Three Black Pennys

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917. First Edition. Slight cloth dampstaining; very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some chips and tears. A very uncommon jacket. In a custom slipcase with chemise.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        LITTLE BROTHER AND LITTLE SISTER and Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm

      London Constable & Co. Ltd. , 1917. London Constable & Co. Ltd. , 1917. First edition. 4to. Green cloth with gilt lettering and vignettes to upper cover and spine. A very good copy indeed, slight edge wear, light foxing throughout and missing two tissue guards. Illustrated endpapers, with a purple line drawing of a fairy queen and her elfin helpers. Twelve colour plates, mounted onto brown art paper, each with a printed caption below. Profusely illustrated in line throughout. A charming version of Grimm's fairy tales accompanied by Rackham's illustrations. Fairy tales include: Snow-white and Rose Red; Thumbling's Travels etc.

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        Portrait Photograph; Presented to One of His Publishers

      c. 1917-1918. Dunsany is seated holding his riding crop, in captain?s uniform (he was wounded in 1916). Image approximately 4 x 5 1/2?; on the photographer?s mount (Lafayette, Ltd., Photographers to the King and Queen, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester & Belfast); overall approximately 5/12 x 8?. Minor soiling and wear. Inscribed in his characteristic thick ink, ?To H.B. Liveright from Dunsany.? Liveright had recently published Dunsany in his Modern Library imprint.

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        Ild og Ungdom. Originalmanuskript.

      . Bönnelyckes renskrift til digtsamlingen Ild og Ungdom fra 1917. Manuskriptet bestar af 38 med blaek handskrevne foliosider indlagt i en mappe med laerredsryg og skindtitelfelt. * I Bönnelyckes debutsamling er der en livsglaede, livskraft og begejstring for det moderne, som har virket inspirerende og provokerende pa samtiden. Et par typiske linier: "Jeg elsker dig, du gaadefulde Tid, du Seklernes Sekel, der er rig paa aldrig för anede Omskiftelser, rig paa Kaos, paa Forvirringens Skönhed, Hastighedens Pragt, rig paa halslöse Fremskridt, rig paa Raedsel, paa en svulmende, morderisk Ouverture, Krigen, hvis Basuner, Kanonerne, og Trommer, Mitraillöserne, forkynder Verdensrevolutionen...Jeg elsker alt det, som sker, og som skal ske...".

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        The Quest Of Mary Selwyn Sequel to Uncle Frank's Mary

      Benziger Brothers NY 1917. Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover Second book in the Mary Selwyn series which became so popular that two other, smaller books were later written to explain what led Mary to where she began. "Uncle Frank's Mary" (the first book in the series) is also available. Light soil on boards, top edge "dusty". There is a very faint stain along top edge of a few pages in some signatures, but not all, leading me to believe the stain occurred prior to binding. However, there is a stain on rear board that permeates onto rear endpapers. Fade spots on spine. Nevertheless, a very good clean tight binding which matches binding of the first book in the series, "Uncle Frank's Mary". Mary Selwyn Series; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 245 pages; 26788

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        Newark: A Series of Engravings on Wood

      Newark, NJ: The Carteret Book Club, 1917. Newark, NJ: The Carteret Book Club. 1917. Limited ed. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Number 60 of 200 copies. Includes 5 color plates, each signed by the artist below the image plus 12 b&w illustrations. 1917. Hardcover, cloth- backed boards. Minor ex-library marks: bookplate on the front pastedown (with withdrawal stamp) and a small ink stamp on the bottom margin of 2 pages of text. Otherwise clean and unmarked. Sound binding. Minor shelfwear to the corners of the boards. A lovely production.

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        His Last Bow

      New York: George H. Doran, 1917. New York: George H. Doran, 1917. First American Edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with a number of chips and tears. The largest chip at the top of the front panel is about an inch wide, but shallow, affecting the ?His? of the title. Another chip obliterates much of the publisher?s imprint at the foot of the spine.

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        The Innocents: A Story for Lovers

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (with the required "Published October, 1917" and the "F-R" code --- light rubs to the spine ends and board corners, front board's upper right corner lightly tapped, minor mark to the closed page block's upper edge, the front free endpaper is signed "Sinclair Lewis" and there dated, but we do not represent or warrant it to be the author's signature), without the scarce dust jacket; an expanded version of a tale that earlier had been serially published in the Woman's Home Companion magazine, and the last of Lewis' novels published by Harper & Brothers. After contracting with Harcourt, Brace for then-future works, Lewis produced the full novel in order to fulfill his contractual obligations to Harper. Under these circumstances, Lewis did not produce his best work and the book was not a success. Sinclair Lewis won the 1930 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." Of him, H.L. Mencken wrote: "[If] there was ever a novelist among us with an authentic call to the trade ... it is this red-haired tornado from the Minnesota wilds." Copies of "The Innocents" in its first edition, first printing are rather uncommon to the market as befits an unsuccessful book, and copies in a condition as nice as is this copy are more uncommon still. A Near Fine to Fine copy. SCARCE.

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        Componimento in prosa inedito interamente autografo firmato del poeta e librettista romano. Ampio ed interessante manoscritto - datato al 15 luglio 1917 - tit. I Lauri della Bastiglia, il sottotitolo (una frase di Honoré Gabriel Riqueti conte di Mirabeau) Il Diritto è il dominatore del mondo. Si tratta di 55 carte numerate dall'autore a cui se ne aggiunge una in cui compare la dedica autografa firmata che recita Alla Latina Gens romanamente latina con data del 14 luglio 1917. Il componimento inizia con un'intonazione patriottica, si ricorda infatti la statua equestre di Giuseppe Garibaldi che si erge sul colle romano del Gianicolo - sorta di memoriale del Risorgimento - e prosegue con la sentita rievocazione delle gesta dei rivoluzionari francesi nell'impresa della Bastiglia. Non sotto un arco scenico, non sotto la volta dipinta né fra gli stucchi e gli ori di un teatro l'anima sogna la stirpe nostra latina adunata a ricordare e a celebrare una fra le più alte e solenni e maggiori vittorie di un popolo che siano vanto fatto e trofeo della Storia, ma il Gianicolo vede, coronato di lauri romani, vigilato dalla statua dell'Eroe e sotto il simulacro bronzeo, in vetta al colle nella radura di mortelle, vede gli uomini dei Rioni e delle Province raccolti intorno al granito del basamento intagliato di scudi e di spade, come intorno ad un'ara votiva, per invocare dalla divinità della stirpe dal Cristo nostro latino un'altra vittoria fulgida sull'oppressiva della barbarie?Sotto il sol di luglio, in un vespero di fiamma pari a quello che avviluppò di porpora Garibaldi e la legione lacera usciti da porta San Giovanni verso i colli Albanni sereni come laghi azzurri sparsi d'isole d'oro, verso Tivoli imperiale?in un vespero ardente fra i vessilli della Patria il popolo tutto doveva cantare l'inno delle battaglie nostre, a gloria degli espugnatori della Bastiglia, dei vincitori della Marna?O morti della Bastiglia, morti dai nomi oscuri, dimenticati presto, ignorati oggi; morti in giovinezza?non voi soli avete lasciato orme sanguigne sulle pietre della fortezza; non voi soli avete infranto porte, abbattuto muraglie, svelto con animo di turbine cancelli e inferriate; non voi soli siete saliti all'assalto sotto la sferza delle archibugiate; ma il popolo tutto, o morti della Bastiglia o morti in giovinezza!...Morti della Bastiglia, non le mura di un carcere ma la potenza di un arbitro che pareva eterno avete rovesciato con furia di ribellione e non un pugno di prigionieri fiaccati spauriti forsennati dal lungo orrore visto ma il pensiero umano avete col sangue riscattato in libertà!.

      

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        The Middle Years

      London, Collins. 1917. London, Collins. 1917, 1917. First edition. 8vo. Publisher's dark blue cloth titled in gilt to spine and front board. Light bumping and edgewear to extremities, tight and clean, gilt bright. Fore edge untrimmed. In grey paper dustwrapper, somewhat browned and soiled, onlay portrait of James to front board. Scarce in dustwrapper. A book of autobiography by Henry James covering the early years of the novelists' residence in Europe, and his meetings with writers such as George Eliot, Alfred Tennyson, and James Russell Lowell. Edel A79a

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        THE LITTLE WHITE TOWN OF NEVER WEARY Written and Illustrated by Jessie M. King

      Harrap [], 1917. Harrap [], 1917. First edition. 4to. Brown cloth with gilt spine lettering and illustrations in brown and black. In the rare original dustwrapper, with design printed in yellow and white. A very good copy of the book, in a good dustwrapper, which is bright, with design mainly complete, though sadly with an inch deep chip to the top of the spine. This is the only appearance of the dustwrapper artwork. Pictorial title page with Jessie King illustration in black and yellow. Four tipped in colour plates mounted onto green art paper. Many diagrams and drawings in the text, plus sixteen black and white photographs of King's creations by Bruce Cameron. This book came about when Jessie King showed a photograph of a dolls' house she had made to her editor. She presents a fairy tale type story, telling how a bored Miriam sets about making the components of a little white town out of card and material.

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        Schriftsteller (1871-1950): Porträt- Postkarte "Heinrich Mann. Für die AKTION gezeichnet von Max Oppenheimer", verso mit eigenh. Widmung mit Genesungswünschen u. U. München, IX. 1917. ½ S. (6 Zeilen).

      . . Auf der Rückseite einer Werbekarte für die Berliner Wochenzeitung DIE AKTION, hrsg. von Franz Pfemfert: "Herrn Herbert Zeißig, / mit den besten Wünschen / für Ihre baldige Genesung. / München / Sept. 1917 / Heinrich Mann" - // - Auf der Bildseite von Max Oppenheimer gezeichneter Kopf von Heinrich Mann. - Herbert Zeißig war politischer Redakteur des Dresdner Anzeigers. - DABEI: 6 Zeitungsartikel (5 davon mit Foto) über Heinrich Mann.

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

      München : G. Müller, 1917.. 305 S. ; 8. Erstausgabe, gut erhalten, Pappumschlag, Flecken am Schnitt, pappumschlag

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        The Masses / April, 1917

      New York: The Masses Publishing Company, 1917. New York: The Masses Publishing Company, 1917 New York: The Masses Publishing Company, 1917. The April, 1917 issue (Volume IX, Number 6, whole number 70). Quarto, illustrated stapled wraps, 42 pp.; this is a scarce survivor of the smaller-format issues (i.e., no longer folio size) which were issued late in the life The Masses. 1917 was the last year of publication, and by the time of this issue, there were only months left. Just Fair, due to the absence of the front cover and the separation of the first page from the remaining textblock with rear cover - all of which is itself in Very Good condition, by any periodical standard. As the very inexpensively-produced budget-of-the-heart icon The Masses was, it no doubt deserves its own grading standard, but there is none such. Some small scale chipping on page 3 and rear cover, modest toning to the remarkably healthy contents. See scans. Certainly one of the most seminal socio-political American publications of the last 200 years, The Masses was a collection of ideological art, opinion and reporting - usually contributed with little or no compensation - which strongly represented socialist / marxist values, but in a larger sense was representative of labor, women's rights, and radical left issues in general as those were at that time. Famous names of the era often contributed work, but the names of the regulars are themselves all now in history books. The now-timeless publication was officially shut down by the U.S. Government in 1918, ostensibly on the basis of postal regulations (though it had already suspended publication in late 1917), following two intense and ideologically-charged trials. Eastman and his sister, Crystal, then started The Liberator to carry on; after The Liberator closed its doors in 1926, The New Masses, under the primary leadership of Mike Gold, carried the radical flag. The Masses, as the first, is also the rarest. Text contributors to this issue of April, 1917 included Eastman, John Reed; Louise Bryant; Floyd Dell; Howard Brubaker; Robert Hillyer; Louis Untermeyer; Hutchins Hapgood; Ruza Wenclaw; Leslie Nelson Jennings; Robert H. Lowie; Charles W. Wood; Jane Whitaker; Anne Arnold; Henry Reich, Jr.; Dorothea Gay; Franklin Van Wert; David Rosenthal; Elizabeth Fox; and Nina Bull. Art was contributed by Arthur B. Davies; K.R. Chamberlain; Boardman Robinson; Arthur Young; Maurice Sterne; and Cornelia Barns. Check out all of these names. An extraordinarily rare piece of American publishing and political history. Please see scans. l-lng2

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

      Paris.: L'?ition d'Art, H. Piazza, 1917. Paris.: L'Édition d'Art, H. Piazza, 1917 (1p, page de garde) - (4p) - 149 pages - (3p), 15 illustrations en couleurs. Reliure en cuir de Root & Son, la reliure cartonnée d'origine a été conservée. Un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés et signés par l'artiste (exemplaire #874). Couverture, illustrations et pages intérieures en parfaite condition. Photos disponibles sur demande.

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        The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of The Round Table

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited., 1917. London: Macmillan and Co. Limited., 1917. Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur. Octavo ( 290 x 230 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, raised bands, gilt rule to compartments, single rule gilt to covers, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. With 16 mounted coloured plates, captioned tissues and 7 black and white illustrations. Scattered light spotting, a very good copy. Signed limited edition, no. 432 of 500 copies signed by the illustrator.

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        "O vojne. Biblioteka grazdanina"

      Petersburg, "K-VO "Ogni", 1917,. OPBd., 108 S., kl. 8°. Exemplar auf Umschlag wenig beschmutzt u. leicht eingerissen. Titelblatt u. Nachsatz verso gestempelt. Handschriftliche Anmerkung auf beiden Umschlagsseiten/Vorderdecke mit Besitzerschildchen versehen.. Ansonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book.Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        Das Geschlecht. Tragödie.

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff, 1917.. 87 S., 5 Bll. Gr.-8°, grünes Maroquin mit Goldprägung, Seidenvorsätze, KGoldschnitt.. Erste Ausgabe. Raabe 312,4. Eines von 50 römisch num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe (GA 750). Einbandentwurf nach Emil Preetorius. Durchgängig rot und schwarz gedruckt. - Mit einem zehnzeiligen eigenhändigen Widmungseintrag, datiert Zürich 4.II.18. - Beilage: Subskribentenverzeichnis, 8 S. - Einband mit einer kleinen Schabspur und leicht berieben, schönes Exemplar.

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        Canadian NationalExhibition Toronto. Aug. 25 to Sep.10. Semi-Centennial of CanadianConfederation 1867-1917." Beautifully illustrated by Arthur Henry Hiderin full-colour with mounted Royal Herald, holding a Proclamation ofConfederation, and flanked by Horse Guard trumpeters in State Dress. Thebackground is of the Exhibition grounds and there is a general programon lower section. "Jubilee Spectacle. Dynamo of Compelling, MagnetizingEnergy. Fifty Years of Fascinating History Dramatically Told. 1200Performers." Along upper edge is printed "$6.00 Cleveland to Toronto andReturn via C. & B.' Line Daily Steamers."

      Toronto. Stone Limited. 1917. - 104x 45cm, colour illustration, metal upper border, fine. A poster for the Canadian National Exhibition in 1917 beautifullyillustrated by Canadian artist, Arthur Henry Hider (1870-1952). Hider was particularly known for his military and equestrian paintings with both aspects well displayed in this work. The poster was also intendedfor American issue - "C.&. B." Line being the Cleveland & Buffalo TransitCompany. A beautiful souvenir of a iconic Canadian institution - theC.N.E. Ideal for mounting.

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

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

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        Die quantitative organische Mikroanalyse.

      Berlin, Verlag von Julius Springer, 1917.. *Erste Ausgabe. - Pregl erhielt 1923 den Nobelpreis für Chemie für die von ihm entwickelte Mikroanalyse organischer Substanzen. - "Pregl war für die weitere Entwicklung der klinisch-chemischen Analytik von ausschlaggebender Bedeutung. Erst durch seine Untersuchungen wurde es grundsätzlich möglich auch in kleinsten Probenmengen, wie sie in der Regel für klinisch-chemische Untersuchungen zur Verfügung stehen, exakte Analysen durchzuführen. Pregls Arbeiten führten zu einem nachhaltigen Fortschritt in der Stoffwechsel-, Hormon- und Enzymforschung." - Beiliegend: 8-seitige Verlagsinformation zu LANDOLT-BÖRNSTEIN 'Physikalisch-chemische Tabellen' (4.Aufl.,1912) und FISCHER, Franz 'Praktikum der Elektrochemie'. VIII, 189 (1) Seiten mit 38 Textfiguren, 1 Blatt mit Verlagshinweisen, ein beiligendes Errata-Blättchen, Orig.-Leinen. - Vorsatzblatt und Titel jeweils mit einem kleinen Stempel; ein sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar..

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        MEMORIAL MEDAL.

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

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