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        Photo Album]: American Expeditionary Force WWI

      France 1917 - Oblong quarto. Measuring 10" x 12.5". Black leather photo album. A collection of 244 sepia toned or black and white photographs measuring between 2.5" x 3.5" and 3.5" x 6", some with captions. A good only photo album with detached pages, with very good or better photographs affixed to stiff black paper. An album containing photos of a marina taken around 1915 as well as photos taken by a seaman in World War I. The early photographs show a group of men working on a large ship, both docked and at sea, including images of passing ships, men at the ship's wheel, and one of an unnamed lighthouse. After a break in the album, the second half shows service with either the Marines or Navy during World War I as part of the 1st American Expeditionary Force to France on the *U.S.S. Seattle* in 1917. They were docked at Port St. Nazaire in France, seen here, and were the first American troops in France. According to historian, Fred Baldwin, "The USA had joined the war, fighting alongside the Allies, and chose Saint-Nazaire as one of their most important entry harbors to France and Western European battlefields. Between 1917 and 1919, almost 198,000 troops and a daily average of 4,000 tons of material transited through Saint-Nazaire." These pictures show the first U.S. troops marching through St. Nazaire, local women working for the war effort, and a photograph captioned "U.S. aeroplane." Depicted are French troops (here dubbed "Frenchies") as well as French children. A few pages show German prisoners with captions like, "glad to talk to we Americans," "well fed and happy," and "glad to be in France," which suggests the lives of P.O.W.s in France was preferable to life in the trenches. There are uncaptioned photos of European towns and local people as well as sailors posed in uniform in front of stately homes and in town squares. One photo shows a group of U.S. Marines engaged in Fourth of July activities on board ship in 1917. The last few pages show the men leaving port with at-sea photographs of the crew, a large group of uniformed soldiers presumably waiting to be offloaded for a mission, and passing ships including an unnamed medical vessel. An extensive collection of an American seaman's duty during World War I. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Western Front. Drawings. With an introduction by General Sir Douglas Haig.

      London: Published by authority of the War Office from the Offices of "Country Life," Ltd., November 1916 - October 1917 - 10 volumes, small quarto. Original illustrated wrappers. With the illustrated dust jackets. Housed in a black flat-back cloth box. A superb set, all sound, clean and fresh with only a few small nicks and marks around the edges of the books, the dust jackets having themselves received only fairly minor dust soiling, some fore-edges a little marked, and some nicks and tears around the edges - the only exception being part 8, which is somewhat spotted, and the a few bumped ends with commensurate chipping to jacket. Nonetheless a remarkable survival, excellent condition overall. 20 plates (some in colour) to each volume, with an additional vignette in the text in each. First edition, complete as published in the original monthly parts, and all with the rare dust jackets, of Muirhead Bone's Western Front series, which contains the first iterations of his over 200 war images, selections from which were then reproduced in separate "deluxe" portfolios like the War Drawings. These parts issues were afterwards bound up into two volumes, so to have a set complete in parts as issued, let alone in such excellent condition (not to mention the rare jackets), is very uncommon indeed. In 1916 William Rothenstein, a friend of Bone and a fellow member of the Society of Twelve, proposed that an artist should be sent to the front to record the War, Bone was chosen for the task. He arrived in August, 1916 at the height of the Somme Offensive and toured the Southern battle-fields working rapidly in various media - pencil, pen, charcoal and chalk - sending back over 150 finished drawings by October. "He recorded mostly life behind the lines illustrating the settings for war rather than battle scenes – the work of the medical services, encampments, soldiers of duty, soldiers marching, landscapes and ruined towns. The detail and accuracy of Bone's drawings provided an authentic, eyewitness record of the immense logistic efforts of the Somme, one that proved immensely popular and resulted in more artists being commissioned." (IWM Somme web-site). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        \"Die Barrikaden\" - \"Zur Ägyptischen Finsternis\". Original Tuschezeichnung unter beigem Schrägschnittpassepartout.

      Wohl Berlin 1917 Blattgröße: 201 x 245 mm. Loses Blatt, Bildgröße: ca. 157 x 187 mm (Im weißen Rand minimale Verfärbungen von einer früheren Montage, sonst gut.) \"Klaus Carl Friedrich Richter (geb. 25. Januar 1887 in Berlin; gest. 3. Januar 1948 ebenda) war ein deutscher Maler und Schriftsteller. Richter war Sohn eines Arztes und studierte in Mailand und München Philosophie und Sprachen, bevor er sich der Malerei zuwandte. In Paris studierte er anatomisches Zeichnen bei seinem Onkel Robert Richter und wurde dann Schüler von Lovis Corinth in Berlin, wo er auch die Bekanntschaft von Magnus Zeller machte, mit dem er ab 1911 ein gemeinsames Atelier unterhielt. Ebenfalls ab 1911 stellte Richter bei der Berliner Sezession aus. Gleichzeitig arbeitete er auch als Schriftsteller, war ein Jahr lang Schauspieler bei Max Reinhardt und schuf Bühnenbilder für den frühen Stummfilm. Ab 1919 lehrte er an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Berlin-Charlottenburg, 1922 wurde er dann Professor an der Kunstakademie Königsberg, wo er auch an der Universität Vorlesungen hielt. Ab 1927 war er Professor an der Berliner Hochschule für Bildende Künste.Er war ab 1929 Mitglied und von 1937 bis zu seiner Absetzung durch Joseph Goebbels 1940 sowie 1946/47 Vorsitzender des Vereins Berliner Künstler. 1940 erhielt er den Auftrag, ein Porträt von Hermann Göring anzufertigen, das allerdings nie abgeliefert wurde. Bei den Sitzungen in der >Wolfsschanze< entstand auch ohne Auftrag sein künstlerisch bemerkenswertes Porträtgemälde von Adolf Hitler (1941), das in zwei nahezu identischen Versionen erhalten ist. Das Werk stellt den Diktator jenseits der offiziellen Propaganda apathisch und zusammengesunken mit leerem Blick dar. (...) Zu seinen Schülern zählte unter anderen Rudi Lesser.\" (vgl. Wikipedia).Original-Tuschezeichnung von Klaus Richter auf dünnem Papier, signiert und datiert 1917 im unteren Bildrand rechts, links unten im Bild bezeichnet: \"Zur Ägyptischen Finsternis\" und unter dem Bild im weißen Rand benannt: \"5. Die Barrikaden\". Rechts unten im weißen Rand ein weiterer kleiner Vermerk Richters mit rotem Stift. - Original drawing, black indian ink on paper, signed. - Unikat. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Originalgraphik Expressionismus Illustration Unikat Revolution Tuschezeichnung]

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        AUSTIN, TEXAS, "THE CITY OF THE VIOLET CROWN." HER THRIVING INDUSTRIES - BEAUTIFUL HOMES - COMMERCIAL AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS - EDUCATIONAL AND STATE INSTITUTIONS - SCENIC VIEWS - ADDITIONS AND PLACES OF INTEREST AND A STATISTICAL REVIEW OF BUSINESS RESOURCES. THE IDEAL HOME CITY

      [Austin: Press of E. L. Steck with Photos by Jordan Company], 1917., 1917. First edition. First edition. 4to. 15 x 30.3 cm (5 3/4" x 11 7/8") string-tied printed wrappers, n. p. (96 pp.), introductory, illustrated from numerous photographs, portraits, about Austin, Texas. Touting itself as "A Modern 20th Century City" the publishers advise "This booklet is not alone intended as a 'souvenir,' but to show by actual illustrations what Austin really is. The views herein were made especially for this work and the ambition of the publishers has been to faithfully present, through the media of the camera, engraver and printer's art, Austin, the 'City of the Violet Crown,' as it is to-day." Many views are provided of prominent business locations such as E. M. Scarbrough & Sons Department Store, Calcasieu Lumber Company, Elgin Butler Brick & Tile Company, and many others. Also views of homes of prominent citizens; banks, public schools, municipal buildings, Travis County Court House, local businesses, churches, St. Edward College, Texas Confederate Woman's Home, Texas Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute For Colored Youths, etc. A view of Lake Austin, the "Highlands" addition, Hyde Park addition, Aldridge Place, Barton Springs Bathing Pool, and much more. Information is also provided on Austin including population, area in square miles, miles of paved and improved streets, number of fire hydrants, numbers of telephones in use, etc. as well as the points around Austin which every tourist should see. Covers are moderately soiled with chips to the fore-edges and wear to the spine ends and spine panel, missing from the front cover is a small (6.3 x 9 cm) picture of Lake Austin, else interior is clean and tight and in quite usable condition. Overall a very good copy of a scarce item of a prominent Texas city.

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        A collection of pencil sketches by the artist Victor Cobb, 1917-1945

      Forty-four pencil sketches on paper, the majority being rural or architectural studies, on loose sheets of various sizes, including 12 on 8 sheets 220 x 280 mm, several initialled and dated 1917; 11 on 6 sheets 180 x 250 mm, several initialled and with dates ranging from 1929 to 1935; 17 on 14 sheets 150 x 220 mm (1 embellished with watercolour), several initialled and with dates ranging from 1937 to 1942; the locations identified in Cobb's pencilled captions include Warragul, Hurstbridge, Alexandra, Castlemaine, Melbourne's Domain and the suburb of Burnley; together with a small sketchbook, 100 x 150 mm, containing 4 sketches of a Victorian house exterior, dated January 1945, and a manuscript note on the artist Turner; all the sketches in this archive are in uniformly good condition. The Melbourne artist Victor Cobb attended The National Gallery Art Scool in the 1890s, where he befriended like-minded artists such as Lionel Lindsay, John Shirlow and Ernest Moffitt, experimenting with his own style of etching. Although he is best remembered for the etchings he created of his native city, he was also supremely gifted at drawing. For an extended period in the 1920s he was employed as illustrator for the Australian Museum of Zoology (later to become the Institute of Anatomy, Canberra), where his drawings of anatomical and zoological specimens are still housed.

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        Present day impressions of the Far East and prominent and progressive Chinese at home and abroad. The history, people, commerce, industries and resources of China, Hongkong, Indo-China, Malaya and Netherlands India.

      London, the Globe Encyclopedia Project, (printed by the Unwin Brothers, Woking & London), 1917. - Folio (31 x 26 x 10 cm). 1211, (1) pp. With chromolithographed title-page and frontispiece portrait of George the 5th (photogravure), numerous photographic reproductions in text. Publisher's gold-blocked leather, gilt edges. Encyclopaedic work on China, Hong Kong, Indochina, Malaya and the Dutch East Indies, giving a comprehensive view of the state of these countries in the early twentieth century. Extensively illustrated, including numerous reproductions of photographs. A separate publication by the company that published the Globe Encyclopedia. - Portrait slightly foxed, spine discoloured, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mexican Revolution--Collection of 204 Real Photo Postcards Documenting the Mexican Revolution

      Real Photo Post Cards. Collection of 204 Real Photo Post Cards (RPPC) documenting the Mexican Revolution, U. S. Involvement in the war and various and assorted factions, executions and general unpleasantries of war. Must be seen to be appreciated. Included in the collection are various photos of United States Infantry, Artillery, and Sailors in action and on the march. A United States show of force is seen in cards showing troops on review in El Paso, TX and Douglas, AZ. , and a group shot of the 2nd Mass. Infantry and a 1917 W. H. Horne shot of General Pershing standing on a flag draped review stand. A wonderful birdseye view dated Aug. 8th, 1916 of the 23rd New York Infantry stationed in Pharr, TX has great detail. Also included are a small collection of Kavanaugh War Postals showing U. S. Soldiers in action. A famous view from the ‘bandit war” is included of Texas Ranger Captain Monroe Fox with Norias foreman and former Ranger Tom Tate, plus a third unidentified rider, dragging the bodies of four dead raiders to Norias. Two rare colorized views, published by J. L. Madoro of Colon, of Panama V. Lorenzo, before his execution, are included. Pancho Villa is shown in a classic pose astride his horse on a postcard with a Mexican postmark from 1913. A view of the smoldering ruins from Villa's raid and burning of Columbus, N. M. Shows a lone U. S. Soldier on guard. 6 grotesque views document Villa's assassination in 1923 including several of his corpse lying at the Hotel Hidalgo in Parral Mexico are present, plus three views of his body still in the 1919 black Dodge in which he was riding when the assassination occurred. We also have a card of General Pascual Orozco's funeral, probably at the Concordia Cemetery in El Paso, TX. Other views include armored trains, Mexican foot and horse soldiers and action shots at the front-line. Many morbid views of dead soldiers are included plus views of U. S. Soldiers prepping bodies for burning. Prisoners or Mexican traitors, depending on where they were captured were often executed and this collection contains at least four execution views. One such execution card has a hand-written statement on the back stating, “Mexican troopers executing Mexican political and military prisoners charged with imaginary and trivial offenses. A common everyday occurance whenever Mexican troops occupy a town. ”The majority of cards are unused and are in good to very good condition and are all in rigid sleeves. Some cards show soiling and edgewear. All in all, a collection like this would take years to put together. A detailed list of views has not been compiled but more views are available upon request. .

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        Salome Drame En Un Acte; Precede De Notes Sur L'Auteur Par Ernest La Jeunesse

      Paris: Georges Cres, 1917. First edition. leather_bound. Orig. three quarter ruby morocco and marbled boards with matching endpapers. Teg. Fine. Jou, Louis. 144 (4) pages. 20.5 x 15.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 510 of 1050 on Rivers paper. Color lithograph frontispiece (with tissue guard) and full page wood engraving by Louis Jou, whose original etchings and wood engravings appeared in books authored by Andre Gide, Balery, Victor Hugo, Gourmont, Wilde, Cervantes and many more. Orig. wrappers (front cover) printed in red and black laid-in. Raised bands, gilt spine lettering, color florets in one spine panel.

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        Deutsches Kaiserhaus.

      Vorhanden sind 99 Postkarten mit Abbildungen des Kaisers und seiner Familie, einschließlich der Kinder und Enkel. Modernes Einsteck-Album mit Spiralbindung, doppelseitige, ausklappbare Klarsichtfolie. Postkartensammlung. Überwiegend Original Fotos, sowie einige farbige Lithos bis 1917 in durchwegs gutem ungebrauchten Zustand. - Auf Wunsch Digitalfoto zur Ansicht.

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        [La Rondine. Commedia lirica in tre atti di Giuseppe Adami. Opera completa per canto e pianoforte... Riduzione di Carlo Carignani.] [Piano-vocal score]

      [Milano]: [Casa Musicale Sonzogno] [PN M 2022 S], 1917. First Edition proof. Rare. See Schickling, 83.E.1. Hopkinson 8A. La Rondine, to a text by Giuseppe Adami after a libretto by A.M. Willner and Heinz Reichert, was first performed in Monte Carlo at the Théâtre de l'Opéra on March 27, 1917. "In its musical organization La rondine follows a characteristic Puccinian motivic pattern in which there is more room than usual for extended melodies, that are in turn often broken down into recurring motifs. Second Empire Paris is evoked by frequent waltz rhythms of the slower French rather than the Viennese variety; but there are also occasional hints of more modern dances such as the tango, one-step and even (in the lovers' duet in Act 2 'Perche mai cercate') the slow foxtrot. The large orchestral forces are delicately handled, and a number of harmonic audacities worthy of La fanciulla del West (unrelated parallel chords, moments of bitonality, unresolved dissonances) merely add piquancy to a score of unusual elegance. The main musical weight is thrown into Act 2, where two of the waltz themes are combined vertically, and whose concertato remains the lyrical pinnacle of the opera." Julian Budden in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Dark green cloth flexible blue boards with publisher's title label "Casa Musicale Sonzogno... La Rondine Musica di G. Puccini" printed to upper. 285, [i] (blank), xix (transposition of the Act 2 ensemble, "Bevo al tuo fresco sorriso," from E flat to D flat major) pp. Engraved. A proof copy of the first edition, with occasional brief manuscript annotations and corrections to tempo, dynamics, and occasionally musical notation, in lead, blue, and red pencil throughout. "Canto e Piano" handstamped to title label. Slightly worn, browned, and foxed, heavier to some leaves; slightly shaken; some signatures partially detached; occasional light creasing to lower corners.

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        Provença: Poems Selected From Personae, Exultations, and Canzoniere

      Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1917. Second Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Good. Second binding ca. 1917 with green stamped boards. Faint wear to book edges, pages uncut. Jacket split along front flap with loss at the head of the spine but intact and attractive otherwise. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 043198.

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        Exhibition of black and white, and water colour drawings by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

      Opened by Lady Cullen at the fine art gallery Anthony Hordern & Sons, Limited, Brickfield Hill, Sydney April 16, 1917. Octavo, self-wrappers (pale foxing), two page appreciation by Mary Mansfield, catalogue of 60 works including numerous originals from 'Elves and Fairies', vignette illustration, note about the publication of Elves & Fairies. Loosely enclosed, an illustrated newspaper cutting from 1917 reviewing the book and exhibition. All contemporary Ida Rentoul Outhwaite catalogues are rare, the catalogue from the exhibition of Elves & Fairies especially so.

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        The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. With Observations Upon The Disease Based Upon Thirteen Hundred Cases [second edition, enlarged and thoroughly revised]

      Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia and New York 1917 - 559 pages. Upper edge of boards nibbled. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. Frontispiece in colour. This edition antedates Banting & Best. A third edition was issued 1924, and a fourth in 1928. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Barrikaden" - "Zur Ägyptischen Finsternis". Original Tuschezeichnung unter beigem Schrägschnittpassepartout.

      Wohl Berlin 1917 - Bildgröße: ca. 157 x 187 mm Blattgröße: 201 x 245 mm. Loses Blatt. (Im weißen Rand minimale Verfärbungen von einer früheren Montage, sonst gut.). "Klaus Carl Friedrich Richter (geb. 25. Januar 1887 in Berlin; gest. 3. Januar 1948 ebenda) war ein deutscher Maler und Schriftsteller. Richter war Sohn eines Arztes und studierte in Mailand und München Philosophie und Sprachen, bevor er sich der Malerei zuwandte. In Paris studierte er anatomisches Zeichnen bei seinem Onkel Robert Richter und wurde dann Schüler von Lovis Corinth in Berlin, wo er auch die Bekanntschaft von Magnus Zeller machte, mit dem er ab 1911 ein gemeinsames Atelier unterhielt. Ebenfalls ab 1911 stellte Richter bei der Berliner Sezession aus. Gleichzeitig arbeitete er auch als Schriftsteller, war ein Jahr lang Schauspieler bei Max Reinhardt und schuf Bühnenbilder für den frühen Stummfilm. Ab 1919 lehrte er an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Berlin-Charlottenburg, 1922 wurde er dann Professor an der Kunstakademie Königsberg, wo er auch an der Universität Vorlesungen hielt. Ab 1927 war er Professor an der Berliner Hochschule für Bildende Künste. Er war ab 1929 Mitglied und von 1937 bis zu seiner Absetzung durch Joseph Goebbels 1940 sowie 1946/47 Vorsitzender des Vereins Berliner Künstler. 1940 erhielt er den Auftrag, ein Porträt von Hermann Göring anzufertigen, das allerdings nie abgeliefert wurde. Bei den Sitzungen in der >Wolfsschanze< entstand auch ohne Auftrag sein künstlerisch bemerkenswertes Porträtgemälde von Adolf Hitler (1941), das in zwei nahezu identischen Versionen erhalten ist. Das Werk stellt den Diktator jenseits der offiziellen Propaganda apathisch und zusammengesunken mit leerem Blick dar. (.) Zu seinen Schülern zählte unter anderen Rudi Lesser." (vgl. Wikipedia). Original-Tuschezeichnung von Klaus Richter auf dünnem Papier, signiert und datiert 1917 im unteren Bildrand rechts, links unten im Bild bezeichnet: "Zur Ägyptischen Finsternis" und unter dem Bild im weißen Rand benannt: "5. Die Barrikaden". Rechts unten im weißen Rand ein weiterer kleiner Vermerk Richters mit rotem Stift. - Original drawing, black indian ink on paper, signed. - Unikat. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 2000 Gramm. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck (VDA / ILAB)]
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        [Poster]: Save the Products of the Land: Eat More Fish - They Feed Themselves

      [Washington, D.C.: United States Food Administration. 1917]. Poster. 29" x 20". Pink lettering on green background. Very good with a chip on the bottom edge affecting the text and tiny tears along the edges. A Charles Livingston Bull illustration of fish in a lake saying "Save the Products of the Land: Eat More Fish - They Feed Themselves." The poster is not only a famous World War I design but also an early vegetarian image. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PRIMA ESPOSIZIONE PERSONALE D'ARCHITETTURA NELLA REPUBBLICA ARGENTINA

      STABILIMENTO DI ARTI GRAFICHE RIZZOLI & PIZZIO, MILANO 1917 - ITALIANO 15 pagine di prefazione a cura del Prof. G.Carotti, più 162 tavole in nero fuori testo, pagine lievemente ingiallite e con lievissima fioritura, segno di usura ai bordi laterali come di un colpo preso, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela con titoli al piatto ed al dorso scoloriti e disegno impresso, usura ai bordi, aloni vari e residuo di adesivo al piede del dorso La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Efficiency: A Play in One Act

      New York: George H. Doran. 1917. First. First edition, wrappered issue (issued simultaneously in both wrappers and boards). With an Appreciation by Theodore Roosevelt. Printed flexible card covers. A little soiled, else near fine. Signed on the front wrap by one of the co-author's "From R.H. Davis. 1918." Anti-war play that features a grievously wounded soldier who is rebuilt as a cyborg and returned to the battlefield. .

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        A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man (First Edition, Second Printing 1917)

      New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1917. 1st Edition. Blue Cloth. Near Fine. 7 5/8" Tall. 2nd Printing 299 Pp. Blue Cloth. Stated Second Printing. Original Blue Cloth With New Endpapers [Original Covers Re-Cased And Tightened]; Not Ex-Library, No Previous Owners' Marks. Spine Ewas Very Worn, Now Clean And Refurbished, Spine Lettering Very Faint With All Gilt Perished; Cover Blind Stamped Letternig Strong; Minute Loss At Upper Front Tip. Contents With Slight Aging, Otherwise Near Fine. [Note: Actual Covers Of This Book Are Dark Blue Altho Photo Shows Them As A Lighter Blue).

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1917 : 1917 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good Condition

      1917. Hi, This lot is an 1917 Original Hardback Wisden. In Superb condition The World War One Hardbacks are very rare, especially in this condition. The boarda are very clean with excellent, extremely bright gilt to the front and the spine, one tiny bit of rubbing can be seen to the bottom left of the front board by the spine) to the top, the rear board is near perfect and the spine gilt is very bright and original. The hinges are very strong and the yellow pastedowns in top condition and very bright yellow. Name to pastedown top and internally a nice clean book. This book is as good as mine on my shelf, if not better, my copy has a slightly darker spine cloth but it is signed by Pardon (if you prefer that one , please email me as I cant decide which one to own). A rare Wisden in superb condition (++) and a very nice price.

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        SIMVOLY TARO (STARINNAYA KOLODA KART). FILOSOFIYA OKKULTISMA V RISUNKAH I CHISLAH

      Petro Grad: Literaturnaya knizhnaya lavka, 1917. Cloth bound in fine condition; Contents very good .. Original Russian edition of The Symbolism of Tarot: Philosophy of Occultism in Pictures and Numbers; Originally paperbound, newly rebound in black cloth with copy of the original cover set into the cloth cover; 149 pages. Text in Russian.

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        KINEMODRAMA: (NE DLYA KINEMATOGRAFA); OKKULTNAYA POVEST IZ TSIKLA IDEI "VECHNOGO VOZVRASHENIYA"

      Iz. A.N. Brianchaninova (Novoe Zveno), Petro Grad 1917 - Original Russian edition: [Cinema Drama (Not For Cinematography): An Occult Novel From the Cycle of Ideas "The Eternal Return", published in English as Strange Life of Ivan Osokin; Originally paperbound, nicely rebound in blue cloth with author's name blind stamped on spine, with original paper cover laid in; Unique custom bookplate of former owner pasted to inside from cover; 157 pages. Cloth bound in very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dizionario esegetico, tecnico e storico per le Arti Grafiche, con speciale riguardo alla tipografia

      R. Scuola Tipografica e di arti affini. 3 voll. in-8° (210x138mm), pp. XVI, 2162, (1) [numerazione continua]. 998 illustrazioni fotografiche e in nero intercalate n.t. e 20 tavv. f.t. complessive. Legatura posteriore in m. pelle rossa con titolo e filetti in oro ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati. Un ritratto di Giuseppe Paravia è apposto in principio del primo volume. Perfetto stato conservativo. Brossure originali conservate. Dedica autografa dell'Arneudo all'occhietto del primo vol.; "All' Egr. Avv. E. Montiglio, personificazione di ogni affermazione di gentilezza e di benevolenza, con stima e affetto intensissimi, rafforzati da tante comuni vedute G. I. Arneudo 9 / 11 1917". Edizione originale ed unica dell'importante e ricercatissimo dizionario di arti grafiche e tipografia dell'Arneudo (Torino, 1866-Novara, 1927), tuttora indispensabile strumento di consultazione in materia. Bibliografia in fine del terzo volume. L'opera costituì il testo di riferimento della rinomata "scuola tipografica" torinese dei primi decenni del Novecento, che ebbe tra i suoi punti di forza la Casa Vigliardi Paravia, le industrie Nebiolo e gli istituti professionali dei Salesiani. "[L'Arneudo] bibliografo appassionato, spese tutta la sua attività nel campo della tipografia e della editoria: presidente della Società fra artisti tipografi, segretario della Unione tipografica italiana, fondò, insieme con Dalmazzo Gianolio la R. Scuola tipografica torinese. Insieme con lo stesso Gianolio, al quale era legato particolarmente per i comuni interessi bibliografici, fece parte di una apposita commissione ordinatrice, nominata dal sindaco di Firenze, conte Teofilo Rossi, per la istituzione in Torino di un Museo nazionale del libro, che fu solennemente inaugurato il 20 settembre 1913, in occasione delle feste centenarie in onore di G. B. Bodoni.. Nel campo bibliografico l'opera più importante dell'A. è il Dizionario esegetico, tecnico e storico delle Arti grafiche .. redatto dall'A. con lo scopo di diffondere la conoscenza della terminologia tecnica relativa alle arti grafiche, contiene anche termini storici riguardanti la storia dell'arte della stampa e termini bibliografici attinenti al libro, ai suoi vari elementi costitutivi, ornamentali, tecnici e legislativi, nonché, in fine, una utile bibliografia." (Paola Tentori in D.B.I., IV, 1962). Italiano

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        L'ECOLE, REVUE D'ENSEIGNEMENT, DE 1917 A 1943

      L'Ecole. 1917-1943. In-8 Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Intérieur bon état. 5 volumes reliés, contenant les années 1917-18 (2 vol.), 1926-27 (2vol.) et 1929-30. Env. 350 numéros d'env. 20 pages chacun. Un numéro de 1913. Etiquettes annotées et annotations sur les dos des volumes reliés. Quelques tampons et annotations. Quelques numéros abîmés (couverture). A nos lecteurs. Pensées chrétiennes. Langue française. Histoire. Mathématiques. Sciences physiques et naturelles. Dessin. Education physique. Epreuves d'examens au CEP... Années scolaires allant de spet. à juillet. 1913, n° 42. 1917-18, 2 vol., avec Tables. 1926-27, 2 vol., dont la 'Partie supérieure'. 1927. 1928. 1929. 1933. 1935. 1936. 1937. 1938. 1939. 1940. 1941. 1942. 1943 (jusqu'en avril). Introuvable.

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        Fleisch. Gesammelte Lyrik. (= Die Aktions-Lyrik, Bd. 3. )

      Berlin-Wilmersdorf: Verlag die Aktion . 1917 - Gr.-8° (20,8 x 13,5 cm). Originalpappband mit Deckelillustration, Rücken gebräunt. Innen kaum gebräunt. Aussengelenk oben ca. 5cm eingerissen. Mit 3 Illustrationen von Max Oppenheimer (dav. 1 auf dem Umschlag). 87 Seiten, 1 nn. S., 4 Bll. Gutes Exemplar. Lohner/Zenner 1.29. Raabe, Liter. Expr., 24.5. - Erste Ausgabe. FLUR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prima Esposizione Personale d'Architettura nella Repubblica Argentina. Architetto Mario Palanti. Introduzione Prof. Giulio Carotti.

      1917 - Milano, Arti Grafiche Rizzoli & Pizzo, 1917. In folio (cm. 34); bellissima legatura di lusso in piena pergamena con impressioni a secco ed oro; sguardie in finta pergamena; pp. 16 + 137 Tavole di Palazzi, progetti, particolari ecc. + 8 pp. Bellissima copia in legatura di lusso. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Duchamp Marcel by Man Ray : photographies

      Catalogue réalisé à l'occasion de l'exposition "Marcel Duchamp - Man Ray - New York / Pais - 1917 - 1937" - 50 photographies - Galerie Alain Paviot - Paris / Galerie Rudolf Kicken - Köln. Paris & Cologne :Galerie Alain Paviot and Galerie Rudolf Kicken, 1992. Tin can (unopened, small dent to lower rim) 135 mm tall, with printed labels, housing the rolled exhibition catalogue, three strips of film measuring 12 x 150 cms, as well as a plastic magnifier, stereoscope transparency, and slide, documenting the 50 photographs exhibited. Limited to 500 numbered copies. An inventive catalogue and artist's multiple.

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        JERRY OF THE ISLANDS

      NY Macmillan 1917 Original red cloth with titles and decoration in gilt and black, octavo, ix, 337 pp. Color frontispiece. Publisher's 6-page catalogue of Jack London's books and 1 title by Alfred W. Pollard at rear. ADVANCE REVIEW COPY IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL JACKET Bit of spotting to front cover, surface scratches to rear cover, else very good in moderately edgeworn, but clean and entirely original (unrestored) jacket

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        The Romance of King Arthur and His Knight of the Round Table ; Abridged by Alfred W Pollard

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1917. Stain on front cover affecting title, some slight soiling, faint ink inscription on front free endaper. 4to. Color frontispiece and 15 plates after Rackham, tipped to mounts, captioned tissue guards preserved; seven black-and-white illustrations in text. Original gilt-lettered and -decorated vellum, tope edges gilt, others untrimmed. LIMITED EDITION, number 83 of 500 copies signed by Rackham.

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

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1917. First Trade Edition [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MALORY, Sir Thomas. The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Abridged From Malory's Morte D'Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1917. First trade edition. Octavo (8 1/4 x 6 5/8 inches; 210 x 169 mm.). xxiv, 509, [1, blank] pp. Sixteen color plates with captioned tissue guards, including frontispiece and seven black and white plates. Seventy black and white illustrations. Publisher's dark blue cloth, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt. Minimal rubbing to extremities, neat ink inscription "Xmas 1917" on front free end-paper, some very minimal foxing mainly on tissue-guards. Neat ink inscription on half-title dated Xmas 1917. Gilt on spine very slightly dull, otherwise a near fine copy. "The Romance of King Arthur (1917) was another wartime book, commissioned, like the Allies' Fairy Book, to reflect - and cash in upon - the nations' mood of patriotism,and martial endevour. In preparing for the commission, Rackham turned to his own copy of Beardsley's Morte D'Arthur and, following the pattern of the Beardsley version, drew square and rectangular chapter headings to be set at irregular intervals up and down the page. As in Beardsley, these have a stark black and white appearance, though Rackham cannot resist the occasional wryly humorous touch such as a barking dog or a jester's head. The closest Rackham comes to Beardsley, however, is in his illustration of Sangreal, a flaming lidded chalice carried by an attenuated golden-haired white-robed maiden. This homage to Aubrey is based closely on Beardsley's own angel in The Achieving of the Sangreal, the frontispiece to Volume Two of Morte D'Arthur." (James Hamilton. Arthur Rackham. A Biography. pp.111-112). Latimore and Haskell, p. 47. Riall, p. 130.

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        A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man (First Edition, Second Printing 1917)

      New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1917. 1st Edition. Blue Cloth. Near Fine. 7 5/8" Tall. 2nd Printing 299 Pp. Blue Cloth. Stated Second Printing. Original Blue Cloth With New Endpapers [Original Covers Re-Cased And Tightened]; Not Ex-Library, No Previous Owners' Marks. Spine Ewas Very Worn, Now Clean And Refurbished, Spine Lettering Very Faint With All Gilt Perished; Cover Blind Stamped Letternig Strong; Minute Loss At Upper Front Tip. Contents With Slight Aging, Otherwise Near Fine. [Note: Actual Covers Of This Book Are Dark Blue Altho Photo Shows Them As A Lighter Blue).

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        The Romance of King Arthur and His Knight of the Round Table.; Abridged by Alfred W. Pollard

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1917. 4to. Color frontispiece and 15 plates after Rackham, tipped to mounts, captioned tissue guards preserved; seven black-and-white illustrations in text. Original gilt-lettered and -decorated vellum, tope edges gilt, others untrimmed. LIMITED EDITION, number 83 of 500 copies signed by Rackham. Stain on front cover affecting title, some slight soiling, faint ink inscription on front free endaper.

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        The War of The Worlds

      London: Heinemann 1917.. Small octavo. Publisher's cloth in superb illustrated dustjacket. Cheap paper stock has yellowed to edges, jacket has some inevitable nicks etc. but shows well; an extremely scarce survival of a Great War-era dustjacket on a major title. Science fiction classic; giant tripod martian machines bringing destruction and mayhem to Surrey, what more can mankind ask for?

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        Petites Images de la Guerre sur le Front Britannique.

      Paris: de l'Imprimerie d'A. Vernant,, 1917. Neuf Gravures au Burin de … Précédées d'une Lettre sur les Spectacles de la Guerre de Roger Allard. Octavo. Original cream card wraps, title printed to the front panel in green and black, loosely inserted as issued; 4 bifolia of text including title page printed in green and black, and 9 bifolia each with letterpress title recto of the first leaf, and engraved plate recto of the second, separate bifolia with the plate-list and achevé, housed in the original cloth-backed marbled paper-covered portfolio, printed label to the front panel, linen ties. Portfolio a little rubbed, paper chipped away from the spine, only one of the paper internal retaining flaps remains, detached, lining a little marginally browned, first and last leaves of the contents lightly browned, otherwise very good. First and only edition, limited to 120 signed copies, this copy numbered 106 at the limitation leaf and on all plates; the printing-plates were destroyed on completion of the edition. Inevitably highly uncommon, just 8 locations on OCLC. Superb suite depicting off-duty scenes on the British Front including "Les Tambours et Fifres", "Les Soldats et la Servante", "Le Marchand de Journaux Anglais", and "Les Soldats a l'Estaminet", "Laboureur's simple abstracted figures and almost cubist landscapes reveal his involvement with contemporary avant-garde art" (Harris & Edelstein, p.55). Born into a bourgeois family in Nantes, Laboureur was originally intended for the law, but gravitated to the study of art when he came to Paris. His first efforts, under the influence of the great engraver Auguste Lepère were primitive Gauguinesque woodcuts. In 1914 when he was attached to the British army he became "définitivement britannisé" (Mornand, Vingt-Deux Artistes du Livre, p.211), fascinated by the nature of life behind the lines; "Jamais, peut-être, le stylisation syncopée de Laboureur ne fut plus affirmée que dans certaines de ses gravures de guerre". An excellent copy of this stylish glimpse of the lighter side of the war.

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        National Service Women's Land Army

      Johnson, Riddle & Co. Ltd, London 1917 - Original poster. Color lithograph. 30 x 20 inches. This Women's Land Army recruitment poster is comprised of black text and image on a yellow background. It features a pastoral scene with a Women's Land Army worker in a field. She is wearing wearing a brassard with a crown emblem and is filling a trough with hay while a horse and foal begin to eat. The Women's Land Army was established in January 1917 in order to replace men who had left to go to war. By the time it was disbanded in November 1919, 23,000 women had passed through training centers and been recruited to work full-time on the land. Their work was was divided into three strands: Agriculture, Forage and Timber Cutting. The worker in this poster is involved in the WLA's foraging work, that is to say, making hay for horses. Repair to centre margin but otherwise in good condition.

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        Collection of original First World War glass lantern slides depicting German-occupied France

      German-occupied northwestern Europe during the First World War. This is a rather remarkable collection of 56 original First World War glass lantern slides depicting the devastation in German-occupied France during the War to End All Wars. Each slide measures roughly 2x2 inches, and features the black paper tape commonly used to hold together the plates of glass that constitute lantern slides. The lack of identification of any commercial studio or manufacturer and the consistency of subject and settings leads us to speculate that these were all produced by the same presumably amateur photographer. Most slides are in excellent condition. Five have cracks through one layer of glass, yet remain in stable condition, and one has a chipped corner. Glass slides such as these were used for didactic or entertainment purposes by projecting them through the means of a “Magic Lantern,” which reached its peak in popularity during the first third of the 20th century. Whether produced and sold commercially in thematic lots or crafted by the amateur photographer, lantern slides were made by exposing negatives on light sensitive lantern plate, were covered with a clear protective glass, and were held together with an opaque paper tape. Of the identifiable locations in this collection most appear to be in Northeastern France. The German occupation of the area as well as the depiction of German forces and cemeteries in many of the images, indicate that these slides are German in origin. A number of them are certainly personal snapshots, such as the German soldier posing with a woman and another image of her in a fur collar next to a wall with a peeling French poster, among others. Four of the images are labeled within the negative, which may indicate that they were German-produced didactic or propagandistic images, though the actual slides do appear to have been created by the same hand. (There is at least one outlier in the lot, an image of a monument in Montreal, Canada. Whether the photographer traveled to Canada or the slide worked its way into the collection in the intervening century is unknown.) To the best of our knowledge none of these images has been reproduced, and it is likely that the personal images at least are unique. These images provide a fascinating look into the reality of German-occupied France in the later years of WWI. One image features a line of Sturmpanzerwagens, a type of German tank, which dates this image to 1917 or thereafter. This time period later in the war is corroborated by the presence of a German army helmet type introduced after 1916. Some of the identifiable locations include Bapaume, Witry-lès-Reims, La Bassée, and Époye, all French cities along the France/Brussels border, a region which saw some of the greatest wartime devastation. Depicted within these 56 photos is a wide variety of subjects consonant with personal, amateur photography. A group of German soldiers stand in the corner of a destroyed church; a nun walks in front of a gothic cathedral; a cemetery wall on which Germans painted the directions of the closest towns stands in front of a crumbling church; desolate streets covered in rubble are framed by remnants of the destroyed towns. Though cheap, portable cameras were available during WWI and it was not unheard of for soldiers to act as amateur photographers, original images of the Western Front are quite rare. Writing for the British Library, military historian Stephen Badsey noted “from early 1916 onwards official restrictions on taking private photographs were increasingly enforced, and a few soldiers were court-martialed for owning cameras in a war zone.” The late-in-the-war date of many of these images and the size of this collection make it a quite unusual photographic archive of the First World War.

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        Engelskspråkig. 1917-1991 se förteckning

      Bok. The National Geographic Society Washington,DC.. Upplagor enligt bifogad förteckning uppl. 1917-1991. --- s. Normal enligt NG´s traditioner. 25,4x17,6cm. kan variera gram. Nära nyskick. Många är i princip O-bläddrade.

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