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        Fine original large banquet photograph, taken at an Allied win-the-war dinner, 1917; among the notables on the dais are former Presidents Roosevelt and Taft

      New York, 1917 - A superb, clear photograph of a gala, patriotic occasion, focusing on the dais at which sit former ambassador Joseph H. Choate, TR, Field Marshal Joffre (whose visit to America in 1917 probably prompted this event), William Howard Taft, and two New Yorkers: former Mayor John P. Mitchel (subsequently a Major in the army air service, he was killed in a training crash the following year), and president of Columbia University, Nicholas Murray Butler, along with other notables. They sit under a display of flags and the sign "To Make the World Safe for Democracy." An imposing photograph, by the noted firm of Underwood & Underwood, their logo appearing in the lower left corner. FINE AND HISTORIC (ROOSEVELT, THEODORE) 10 x 13 inches, plus small margins. . Small crease in blank margin of lower left corner, else fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Romance of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table

      NY: Macmillan, 1917. Large paper edition; #12 of 250 copies. 4to. Very Good. Sueded white covers moderately soiled; spine scuffed and drying. Minor split at bottom of front joint, half a dozen small brown spots on back. Stain on rear endpaper, not unsightly, otherwise internally fine, no signs of ownership. Professional booksellers since 1994. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Blue Whale Books, Inc.]
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        APPLEY DAPPLY'S NURSERY RHYMES

      Published by Frederick Warne & Co., 1917. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Potter, Beatrix. Very good condition with no wrapper. Small format. Green boards with red lettering. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 53 pages. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and worn. a tiny patch of surface paper damage to top front corner. Covers very slightly marked. Evidence of erased pencil writing to front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Small tear to centre of rear free-endpaper (no loss of paper). Some light fingering and foxing to contents. One plate has a small marginal closed tear. A couple of hinges are slightly pulled. Very pale browning to the plates (colours still bright). Not as bad as it sounds! Still a very nice copy of the scarce first edition. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Of The Just Shaping Of Letters From The Applied Geometry of Albrecht Durer Book III

      New York: The Grolier Club, 1917. Hardcover. Orig. quarter vellum and brown boards. Very good/No Dust Jacket. Rogers, Bruce. 40 [3] pages. 31 x 22 cm. Limited edition, one 215 copies on English handmade paper in Centaur type printed at the Pall Mall Press, Sussex. (3 were printed on vellum). Born on a brief collaboration between Rogers and Emery Walker, translated by Robert T. Nicholl. "It is one of Rogers' greatest books, done with noble and dramatic simplicity.....one of the 30 books that Rogers considered successful," [BLUMENTHAL: Bruce Rogers: A Life in Letter pp. 51-63]. Originally published in Nuremberg,1525. WARDE 126, p. 26. "He made ready forms from his own hands, and put the sheets through the press." Warde mistakenly notes the edition printing as 318 copies. Title page in printed in red and black, clean, very fresh copy, slight backstrip nicks head and foot, two centimeter ink line front cover, light dampstain lower front cover, bookplate.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten

      382 pages with diagrams, tables and plates. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5") in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Volume 1 with out index, with supplement Das Problem-Heft Schach in Deutschland (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6073) First edition.Bernhard Kagan, Polish born German amateur who lived in Berlin and published Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten in the years 1917-32. This chess magazine first appeared as a quarterly and then monthly in the years 1921-32. It was published in Berlin and used as a vehicle for giving many master games and articles by such writers as Grunfeld, Tartakower, Tarrasch, Nimzowitsch, Reti and Spielman. Many of the great tournaments of the period appeared in supplements to the magazine. It died when Kagan himself died in 1932. (Golombek: 157)Condition:Corners bumped, some rubbing to hinges, pages age toned, bound without original wrappers, else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        Comb-Honey (U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers Bulletin 503)

      U.S. Department of Agriculture. PAPERBACK. Extremely Scarce! 1917. U.S. Department of Agriculture., 47 pages. 5 oz. (9 x 6 x .1 inches Stapled Paperback/Pamphlet) Good+ Condition. light toning along edges of booklet, edge/cover wear, Text is Clean and Unmarked! Binding is Tight! Next day Shipping with tracking! Comb-Honey (U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers Bulletin 503) by Geo S. Demuth. Contents: Apparatus for comb honey productions, Shop & honey house, Hives, Sections & Supers, Preparing Supers, Manipulation of the Bees; Securing workers for honey flow; Building up the colony in early spring, The production and gathering of bees; Providing sufficient stores & brood-rearing space; Swarming: Preventative & Control Measures; Control of natural swarms; What to use in the brood-chamber when hiving swarms, Extreme contraction of brood chamber when hiving swarms; Swarm control by manipulation: Taking the queen from the hive, Removing the brood from the hive, Separating the queen & brood within the hive; Manipulation of the Supers; Caring for the Crop: Removing the honey from the hives, Care of comb honey, Scraping propolis from sections, Grading comb honey, Package for comb honey, Marketing. Biblio . Good. 1917. 1917 Printing Edition.

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        The Romance of King Arthur

      New York: MacMillan and Co., Limited,, 1917. and His Knights of the Round Table. Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur. Quarto. Green cloth with gilt design and titles to spine and front board, in original dust jacket. With 16 full page colour illustrations, and black and white illustrations throughout. Light spotting to endpapers, else a very beautiful copy in original dust jacket with light stain to front flap fold, toning to spine, several cm closed tear to spine, light soiling to rear panel, else a very good copy. First US edition in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kleine Grosz Mappe

      Berlin - Halensee: Der Malik - Verlag, 1917. A limited edition, No. 76 of 120, of this very early work by the artist; with 17 (of 20) original lithographs in black and white, accompanied by the 4-page illustrated "Aus Den Gesangen," stanzas of poetry and observations in German by him printed black on pink paper; George Grosz (1893 - 1959), German-born artist and poet, who spent many of his years in America after 1933, "... a master draftsman, an artist skilled in several mediums, and a powerfully penetrating and disturbing visual witness of his time." (Earl Edmondson in the DAB); all materials laid-in the original illustrated portfolio, approx. 9" x 11 ¾" (23 x 29.75 cm); gray-green polished paper covered boards, beige cloth spine; endpapers in light blue, as are the 2 remaining paper portfolio flaps, detached & laid in; much wear and rubbing to the binding; the poetry pamphlet and the lithographs with some edge-soiling, paper darkening, a few with some edge-wear & curling also; a disturbing and startling group of imagery created from observation of the Berlin city atmosphere of the early 20th century; in good condition.. First Edition. Portfolio. Good. Illus. by George Grosz.

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        The Ideal Giant

      London: Privately printed for the London Office of The Little Review,, [1917]. Single gathering of 11 leaves folded and string bound into blue cloth backed, paper covered boards, titles and illustration by Lewis to the upper board in dark blue. Illustrated title by Lewis. Boards rubbed, marked, and tanned, lower corner of cover chipped revealing the board, just a little spotting to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of Lewis's second publication and first literary work. Signed by the author on the title page and dated "Dec 1917". One of only 200 copies privately printed for distribution by the author and the publisher, it was preceded only by Lewis's Timon of Athens, a portfolio of illustrations, and Pound and Grover speculate that only 50 examples of the card binding were produced.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fine original large banquet photograph, taken at an Allied Win-the-War Dinner, 1917; among the notables on the dais are former Presidents Roosevelt and Taft

      New York, 1917. (ROOSEVELT, THEODORE) 10 x 13 inches, plus small margins. . Small crease in blank margin of lower left corner, else fine . A superb, clear photograph of a gala, patriotic occasion, focusing on the dais at which sit former ambassador Joseph H. Choate, TR, Field Marshal Joffre (whose visit to America in 1917 probably prompted this event), William Howard Taft, and two New Yorkers: former Mayor John P. Mitchel (subsequently a Major in the army air service, he was killed in a training crash the following year), and president of Columbia University, Nicholas Murray Butler, along with other notables. They sit under a display of flags and the sign "To Make the World Safe for Democracy." An imposing photograph, by the noted firm of Underwood & Underwood, their logo appearing in the lower left corner. FINE AND HISTORIC

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        Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap,, 1917. Illustrated with Scenes from the Photo-Play Produced and Copyrighted by the Universal Film Company. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and submarine design to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 7 plates from film stills. Spine rolled, cloth a little rubbed and dulled, slight wear at corners, rear hinge a little cracked. An excellent copy in a bright and fresh example of the dust jacket. First photoplay edition, first printing, in a beautiful example of the dust jacket depicting scenes from the film. This edition was published to accompany the 1916 silent film version of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, which was the first feature-length film adaptation of the novel and the first film shot underwater, using a system of watertight tubes and mirrors to record the action.

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        Aucassin & Nicolete (Signed)

      London: Heorge G. Harrap & Co., 1917. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Limited edition, No. 115 of 125 numbered copies, signed by Evelyn Paul. Small quarto. 120, [4] pp. With thirteen mounted color plates (included in pagination), and twenty-three pages of printed music. Copiously decorated with intertextual illustrations, initials, and borders throughout. These elements and the text printed in red and black. Original vellum, front board decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, orange, and gray, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Fore-edge of front free endpaper slightly wrinkled. Vellum slightly soiled, and boards with the slightest yawn, but overall a near fine copy.

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        The Chinese Nightingale and Other Poems

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        LITTLE BROTHER AND LITTLE SISTER AND OTHER TALES

      Constable & Co. Ltd. 1917 - 1st 1917. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Green cloth covers with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. 12 beautiful tipped-in colour plates mounted on grey captioned card. B/w text illustrations. 250 pages. Top corner/edge of front cover had semi-circular piece missing (depth 8mm, width of 22mm). Covers a little marked. Bumping to corners. Browning to endpapers. Some page edges uncut. Frontis has light corner creases. All plates present. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        His Last Bow. A Reminiscence of Sherlock Holmes

      London: George Bell 1917, 1917. Short mysteries. FIRST EDITION, Colonial Issue, published on the same day as the John Murray home issue, in slightly fewer numbers. 8vo. Original light red cloth, titled and decorated in gilt and blind to spine and front board. Some acceptable rubbing and soiling to cloth, text block shaken within case; internally clean, edges a little dusty. A very good copy housed in a custom-made fleece-lined slip-case. 'His Last Bow' marked the end of Holmes' career, though not the end of his adventures... The title story covers the great detective's war service, and 'The Bruce-Partington Plans' finds Doyle moving into the espionage genre. Green & Gibson [A40]. HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Lord Tony's Wife, An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel

      George H. Doran Co. New York ((1917) - First Edition. Uncommon early Pimpernel title to be found in jacket. "The story of an English courtier's love for a charming French maid, exiled from France with her father". Near Fine, some minor foxing to endpapers, in Very Good dustjacket but for a very light stain to lower half of spine and rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Water Colour Rendering Suggestions

      Cleveland: J. H. Jansen, 1917. First edition. Loose Sheets. Very Good +. 8vo. Book consists of a title page with index of plates on verso along with 45 loose colour plates, 7 by Maxfield Parrish and the remainder by Jules Guerin all laid in to a hard folder with decorated printed paper label to front cover. Tie lacking. N.D., but likely form 1917. Folder shows some light wear. Contents all present and in very good or better condition. Each plate measures 9 x 6.5" wide. Quite scarce as a complette set. Prior owner name to front cover.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING WITH WATERCOLOR, SIGNED].

      [Np. ca. 1917-20]. - Pencil, with watercolor highlights and fill. Approximately 28 x 21.5 cm, on artboard, affixed to later matboard (the latter 35.5 x 25 cm). A bit dust darkened, with two small spots in the left blank portion of the sheet, otherwise very good. A charming period drawing, inscribed as a gift to his model, Hildegarde Hirsch, in the lower margin: "Rockwell To Hildegarde." Hirsch, a performer with the Ziegfeld Follies, was both Kent's model and his lover. That she may have been the model for this lively depiction of a woman in a short dress with high collar and half- sleeves, arms raised, with a tight period flapper's hat, is a good possibility.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR and his Knights of the Round Table. Abridged from Malory?s Morte D?Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard.

      Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1917. - FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (8.5 x 7 inches). Illustrated with 16 full page colour plates, each with a printed tissue guard, and 7 mono drawings. Previous owners neat ink name, dated Xmas 1917, on the blank front free endpaper. A very good bright copy in the publishers dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. A small amount of rubbing to the extremities but overall a very good copy of this wonderful book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS): "one regrets one's youth more sharply in England than in France

      n.p., n.d. . Framed Letter. A bit of staining in the margins. Near Fine, framed between two pieces of glass with a 1917 auction description for this letter glued to one side over blank space. An important two-page letter in Stevenson's hand and SIGNED twice by him with his initials "R.L.S." on two sides of a 9" x 8" sheet of paper so that each page of writing has a blank verso. Interesting and characteristic content addressed to his cousin, Robert Alan Mowbray Stevenson, about his health and contrasting England and France. In part: "I have not got the cold. Fanny is better.... I am so dry-rotten that I can do nothing. I have been as dry-rotten in the Savile Club (the old building) where it was endemic, like hospital gangrene; but never anywhere else. It is blame cold. As soon as you have got the pontoon started, better let me see. Do not be stumped by difficulty of beginning; remember that is always hard.... Dry rot is, I think, English; though I have felt its hand in Parry on the gay bullyvard. The cure is a voyage.... It is odd: one regrets one's youth more sharply in England than in France. The Climate calls more for exercise, activity, the tightened nerve, change of scene, a little hardship, and much open air. In France I was quite willing to become ventripotent, sluggish and quadragenarian; here I want to leap, and run, and --- can't. Robert Alan Mowbray Stevenson (known as "Bob") was perhaps the most important person in RLS's life when he was a student at the University of Edinburgh studying engineering. Bob forsake the family profession to study art, and he must have played some part in RLS abandoning both engineering and Christianity to become a writer and a Bohemian. The two were members of the LJR (Liberty, Justice, Reverence) Club whose constitution stated: "Disregard everything our parents have taught us." Among their friends at the time was the painter John Singer Sargent.

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        Manuscript Defending Quaker Pacifism During the Revolutionary War.

      Autograph manuscript (with possibly secretarial signature), folio (14" x 8") 4 pp. Normal aging and browning, light edge wear, small folds and tears at edges, a couple of small fold splits, and a couple of minor ink splotches; otherwise very good. This is a highly legible manuscript copy of a very rare broadside called "A Watch-Word in Love to Friends in This Land" which appears to recall the distress of the Quakers during the American Revolution because of their peaceful principals. The author is Hudson Langstroth an Irish immigrant who served as an apprentice paper-maker, and became a Quaker around the time of the Revolutionary War. He would actually become a minister in South Philadelphia. The message in this broadside attempts to address the concerns Quakers felt at the time during the war and defend their pacifism, but it tried not to be offensive to other Americans. There were so few copies printed, that copies like this manuscript version had to be made to convey the message. It appears that only a couple of the printed versions have survived, there does not appear to be a record of other manuscript copies. Research by a previous owner has indicated that in 1917 the American Art Association auctioned off one of the printed versions and described it as "very scarce." The OCLC locates only five of the printed copies. The document is signed, but it is possibly a secretarial signature. OCLC. Evans 20449.

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        ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING WITH WATERCOLOR, SIGNED].

      [Np. ca. 1917]. - Approximately 22 x 11 cm, in contemporary mat (the latter 35.5 x 25 cm). Mat edgeworn and somewhat dust darkened, with a few minor spots, but generally very good. A charming period drawing, inscribed as a gift to his model, Hildegarde Hirsch on the mat: "To Hildegarde on her sixteenth birthday. Rockwell." There is also a small 'H' in the lower right foreground of the image in his hand. Hirsch was a performer with the Ziegfeld Follies, and was both Kent's model and his lover. "The reference to 'sixteenth' birthday is facetious, as there is evidence that she was in her 20s when they met and may have been married and separated prior to the relationship with RK" - Stanley, REDISCOVERING ROCKWELL KENT. The drawing was published, without color, in the November 1917 issue of VANITY FAIR. GROLIER (STANLEY) 9.

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        L'utero attraverso i secoli da Erofilo ai giorni nostri. Storia-iconografia-struttura-fisiologia.

      Unione Arti Grafiche, Citta di Castello 1917 - Binding is loose; there is a marbled cover which is brittle but present; inside first page is brittle and loose, as well; no marks in text. iii-xx, 831p.+ plates xviii-xxii. Contains an important collection of illiustrations--GM 6295. The definitive work on the uterus. Con speciale accenno alla funzione gestatrice. will deal; see pics [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dessins originaux : Cuba 1917

      1130 - 1 feuillet, 130 x 215 mm, encre noire. Portrait en pied de deux Cubains au recto, portrait d'une cubaine au verso. Caché de l'atelier, annonté en bas Cuba 1917. Provenance : Collection Guy Krohg avec certificat de Frode Krohg. En 1914, les tensions entre la France et Bulgarie obligent Pascin, d'origine Bulgare, à quitter la France. Il se réfugie aux Etats-Unis, où il avait déjà exposé en 1912 à l'Exposition internationale d'art moderne de New York. Il restera 6 six et sera rendra à Cuba en 1916 et 1917.

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        Kleine Prosa.

      Bern, Francke, 1917 - 8°, 201 S., 1 Bl., Kart., Tadell. Erste Auflage (W/G2 10). Von den 1500 gedruckten Exemplaren wurde etwa die Hälfte bei einem Brand im Verlagshaus vernichtet. 800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Volumes 1-33 (1917-1950) plus the index

      Louisiana Historical Society, 1917-1950. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced by 10% until Sunday, Dec. 1. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! Volumes 1-33 (1917-1950), vol. 34 nos. 1-3 (in paper wrappers), & vols. 38-39 (1955-1956), the complete volumes uniformly bound in brown buckram (hardcovers), with most covers bound in, book plate to some front paste downs, an occasional embossment stamp to a title page, else very good; with the Index volume, limited to 500 numbered copies, in original paper wrappers and a slipcase. Photos available upon request.

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        PASSAGES FROM THE LETTERS OF JOHN BUTLER YEATS

      Dublin: Cuala Press 1917 - First edition, first printing. 400 copies printed. Original blue paper-covered boards with cloth spine. A lovely NEAR FINE clean and bright copy with no inscriptions or stamps. Minor dustiness to the spine and paper spine label. The p.47 errata slip is present. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        KNIGA O EVREINOVE ("The Book About Evreinov"). First Edition

      Petrograd: "Sovremennoye Iskusstvo" Butkovskoy, 1917. Text in Russian. Softcover. Illustrated. Cover silhouette and frontispiece (portrait of Evreinov) by Count A. K. Shervashidze. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 170) [Kamensky, Vasily (1884-1961): well-known Russian and Soviet poet, one of the founders of the Russian Futurism. - Evreinov, Nikolay (1879-1953) Famous Russian dramatist, theater producer and theater theoretician. Emigrated to France. - Rare] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        Kleine Prosa.

      8°, 201 S., 1 Bl., Kart., Tadell. Erste Auflage (W/G2 10). Von den 1500 gedruckten Exemplaren wurde etwa die Hälfte bei einem Brand im Verlagshaus vernichtet.

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        PERCIVAL LOWELL (1855-1916)

      1917. Paperback. [Lowell, Percival] AGASSIZ, G. R. PERCIVAL LOWELL (1855-1916). [n.p.] The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, October, 1917. Offprint from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 52, No. 13. pp. 845-847. 8vo., green wrappers printed in black, inscribed by the author, Agassiz, at top of front wrapper. Bottom corner creased throughout, not too severely. Brief biographical notice. Rare.

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        KATALOG VYSTAVKI ("Catalogue of the Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture of Artists-Jews

      Moscow: Jewish Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, 1917. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Title page: design by El Lissitzky. Reproduced in: Ruth Apter-Gabriel. "Tradition and Revolution. The Jewish Renaissance in Russian Avant-Garde Art 1912-1928". P. 49 and in the catalogue "The Russian Avant-garde Book" (MOMA collection). [Among participants all known Russian Jewish artists including Lissitzky and Chagall. - Lissitzky, El (Lazar, Elieser) (1890-1941): The famous Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist. Graphic art, typography, design, architecture, book design, photography. Studied from Malevich. One of the most prominent artists in Constructivism style, especially in typography. Close to BAUHAUS. "October". Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Klutsis, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Extremely rare.] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        Group of 49 PROLETKUL'T Books

      Moscow or Petersburg (Petrograd), 1917-1924 Books by various Proletcult authors (poets, prosaists, dramatists). Text in Russian (the last one in Latvian). Softcovers. Some covers by Zigismunds Vidbergs. In various condition, mostly pretty nice. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website..

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        Water Colour Rendering Suggestions

      J. H. Jansen Cleveland: J. H. Jansen, 1917. First edition. Loose Sheets. Very Good +. 8vo. Book consists of a title page with index of plates on verso along with 45 loose colour plates, 7 by Maxfield Parrish and the remainder by Jules Guerin all laid in to a hard folder with decorated printed paper label to front cover. Tie lacking. N.D., but likely form 1917. Folder shows some light wear. Contents all present and in very good or better condition. Each plate measures 9 x 6.5" wide. Quite scarce as a complette set. Prior owner name to front cover.

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        Jerry of the Islands

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917 First edition, first printing. Illustrated with a frontispiece and cover illustration by Carton Moore-Parl. Original publisher's cloth; original dust jacket. A near fine copy, with minor rubbing to the spine ends and some adhesive residue to the top corner of the back cover, bookplate of book collector Arthur Swann to the front pastedown; dust jacket with light smudging on the back panel, some chipping along the ends of the spine, some splitting to folds and some minor tape reinforcement to verso. Extremely rare in any condition. Published posthumously, Jack London's Jerry of the Islands is written from the point of view of an Irish terrier named Jerry and is a commentary on the atrocities of colonial Melanesia. In his introduction, London stresses that this story, while fictional, is based in reality; both Jerry and the conditions in colonial Melanesia reflect actuality.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included. Illus. by Moore-Park, Carton.

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        ANNALS OF MEDICAL HISTORY

      P.B. Hoeber 1917 - 1928 Francesco Randolph Packard, M.D. Volume I to Volume X. New York, P.B. Hoeber, 1917-1928. 1917 - 1921. DIECI VOLUMI IN FOLIO, LEGATURA AMATORIALE IN MEZZA PELLE CON ANGOLI, DORSO A NERVI E DECORI IN ORO, COPERTINE ORIGINALI DEI FASCICOLI CONSERVATE. OPERA CHE COMPRENDE GLI ANNALI DAL 1917 AL 1928. FIRST SERIES COMPLETE. 1° VOL. 443 PP., 2° VOL. 407 PP. , 3° VOL. 418 PP., 4° VOL. 406 PP., 5° VOL. 416 PP., 6° VOL. 495 PP., 7° VOL. 450 PP., 8° VOL. 455 PP., 9° VOL. 424 PP., 10° VOL. 512 PP. CON NUMEROSI RITRATTI I MEDICI FAOSI E CENTINAIA DI FACSIMILI DI ILLUSTRAZIONI E FRONTESPIZI DI ANTICHE EDIZIONI. E' la prima serie completa di questo pregevole e raro periodico, al quale hanno collaborato i migliori storici della medicina del tempo, fra cui W. Osler, H. Cushing, M. Frank, H. Garrison, A. Jacobi, A.C. Klebs, L.S. Pilcher, Ch. Singer, ecc. Sarton, Guide to the history of science, p. 198. Garrison & Morton, Medical bibliography, 6652. Ex-libris e timbri della Boston Medical Library, ma la raccolta fu regolarmente venduta. Si allegano i relativi certificati di legittima provenienza.

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        Novellen aus der Bibel

      Erich Reiss Berlin: Erich Reiss. 1917. First printing. Hardcover. Good. 1917 Limited edition. Number 57 of 90 copies with 13 signed hand-colored lithographs, of a total edition of 950 copies. Bound in silk brocade fabric, 4to, 88pp. Upper edge in silver. In good condition only with stain to the lower outer corners of the boards. Loss to spine label. There is some puckering to the volume, with two specific bent areas appearing to be causing it.Some soil to the front endpapers, contents are otherwise bright and clean, with lithographs in excellent condition. A decent copy of this rare volume of Biblical stories featuring prominent female figures from the Old Testament.

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        Rinconete and Cortadillo

      The Four Seas Company, Boston 1917 - Brown cloth with lettering stamped in gilt on upper board and spine, red topstain; illustrated dust jacket; pp. 152, plus 8 illustrated plates by H. Atalaya and a frontispiece portrait of the author. Boards and spine tips gently rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket very lightly chipped at corners, with two little holes and a scuff mark on spine; nice in mylar. A scarce item, especially so in dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        UROKI REVOLIUTSII ("Revolution's Lessons. - One of the Root Questions of Revolution")

      Peterburg: Priboy, 1917. First Edition? Library binding. Text in Russian. Ex-library copy with expected imperfections. [At that time "Priboy" was the publishing house of the Central Committee of the Bolshevik's Party. - Rare]. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed?. HB.

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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.

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        Engineering News & American Railway Journal. volumes 78 to 86 (1917-1921)

      NY: Engineerings News & American Contract Journal 1917 - vols. 78-86, a continuous run of complete volumes, bound, folios, well illustrated, title & subtitle varies somewhat, ex library, some bindings require repairs or replacement, textually very good; Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Il Secolo Illustrato. (Lo sport illustrato).

      Subject: (1a guerra mondiale - Sport - Riviste illustrate). Milano, 1917, ?n. 1/24 (annata completa) rilegata in mezza tela, pp. 924. Unite vi sono i n. 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 del 1918 e 19 del 1919. Il periodico prosegue l'attivit? dello "Sport illustrato" che mantiene nel sottotitolo e, pur nel periodo bellico, non manca di segnalare le ridotte gare sportive con foto e notizie. Sulle prime di copertina campeggiano foto di scene dalla guerra, ma anche belle illustrazioni di Dudovich, De Carolis, Barchi, Bucci, Adri, ed altri. All'interno straordinarie foto dal fronte ed anche belle illustrazioni di Nattini, Iribe, Mazzoni, Sinopico e tanti altri. Documento importante sulla prima guerra mondiale, con bellissime foto, aerei, ecc. (Ferraguti)

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        War and the Future. Italy, France and Britain at War

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbo: Cassell and Company, Ltd 1917, 1st Edition. () viii, 297 [3]. Good to very good in good to very good dust jacket. Octavo. Red cloth covered boards. Blind stamped lettering to front cover and tarnished gilt lettering to spine. Boards bowed slightly. Spine faded as well as edges of boards. Light bumping to corners and ends of spine. General edgewear. A few spots of foxing to long outer edge of text block with top edge darkened from dust. Brownish discolouration to ffep along with signature from previous owner. Internally clean and bright. In brown dust jacket with black text. Jacket is worn and darkened along edges, creases and spine. Some creasing and chipping to top edges with a few chips out of center of spine. A good to very good copy scarce with both signature and jacket. Signed in black ink on title page by the author (1920). Wells Society 63. "An account of a short of the war fronts made by the author in 1916". 62 in G. H. Wells. The American edition of this book is called 'Italy, France and Britain at War". Signed by H. G. Wells..

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        Le grand printemps *

      Les Cahiers Vaudois, Lausanne (1917). - Broché, couverture décorée d'une vignette. Un brin défraîchi avec petit manque au dos et en pied du dernier plat. Tirage unique et donc sans grand papier de cet ouvrage fragile, comme tous les autres volumes de l'éditeur d'ici d'ailleurs, icelui exceptionnellement dédicacé et signé d'époque par l'auteur à un docteur Vallette qui évidemment n'est pas le fameux peintre (qui a fait de l'écrivain un admirable portrait en frontispice du tirage de tête du "Jean-luc persécuté" . si on l'a ? Suffit de demander !) du canton du Vallette !Les envois sur des ouvrages de ces années de début sont rarissimes.Volume tout nu sur demande, en bon, moyen ou lamentable état.En quatrième de couverture une coquille "L'aaministration des Cahiers Vaudois."[Bringolf 21] Édition originale A. L'un des 450 exemplaires sur volumineux anglais.

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        Death in Good Humour: a Collection of Jokes, epigrams and Witticisms Concerning Death, Culled from Hebrew Literature

      Printed at the A. H. Rosenberg Press, 130 Henry Street, NY NY, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1917 - Text entirely in Hebrew. On very good and thick paper. Newly and attractively bound by master bookbinder. The title page has two ink impressions in the margins of a rubber stamp: Palestine Youngman association. Jaffa Hahistadrut "hatza'ir HaEretz Israeli, Yafo" Printed in a limited edition of 100 copies. Scans available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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