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        THE LOST PRINCESS OF OZ

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee, (1917) Original pictorial cloth, illustrated by John R. Neill with 12 color plates.  This is an early, but not first edition, retaining the same number of plates as the first.  In later editions, fewer color plates were included.  Aside from light soiling, the binding is very bright and firm.  The contents exhibit the usual foxing and browning, but all plates are present and in fine condition.  A most pleasing copy of one of the popular titles from this iconic American series.

      [Bookseller: Green Gate Farm Antiquarian Books]
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        The New Atlas And Commercial Gazetteer Of China; A Work Devoted To Its Geography & Resources And Economic & Commercial Development. Containing 25 Bi-Lingual Maps, With Complete Indexes, And Many Coloured Graphs. Compiled and Translated from the latest and most authoritative surveys and records by the staff of the Far Eastern Geographical Establishment, Shanghai, China

      Shanghai: North China Daily News & Herald Ltd, 1917. First edition. leather_bound. Orig. publisher's gilt lettered, blind stamped black morocco. Very good. Elephant folio, 53.5 x 38.7 cm. 18 colored graphs and diagrams ; 26 colored maps and two half page colored maps -- all are color lithographs. The largest, most comprehensive atlas of China in English so far published to that date. It contains detailed surveys of Chinese geography, commerce, economics and education, a trade research section, and sections on Chinese production, railways, communications, forestation, geology, fauna and flora. The commercial section presents detailed information on China's exports and imports: the opium, silk, tea and treasure trades. Also of special note is a a list of the "Principal commodities of the World's economic and commercial development of China." -- Maps: no. 1. Chihli. -- no. 2. Shantung. -- no. 3. Honan. -- no. 4. Shansi. -- no. 5. Shensi. -- no. 6. Kansu. -- no. 7. Szechwan. -- no. 8. Hupeh. -- no. 9. Hunan. -- no. 10. Kiangsi. -- no. 11 Anhwei. -- no. 12. Kiangsu. -- no. 13. Chekiang. -- no. 14. Yunnan. -- no. 15. Kweichow. -- no. 16. Kwangsi. -- no. 17. Kwangtung. -- no. 18. Fukien. -- no. 19. Manchuria. -- no. 20. Sinkiang. -- no. 21 Mongolia. -- no. 22. Tibet. -- no. [23] Forestry map of China. -- no. [24-25] New productions map of China. -- no. [26] Railway map of China. Inset: Sketch map of Manchuria. Preface to the Second edition, "The New Atlas and Commercial Gazetteer of China seeks to give information that is essential to the business-man in regard to a country that comprises nearly a sixth of the earth's surface, a country that has the world's largest and most heterogeneous population in the world, a country which less is known than in regard to any similar area in the world." institutional stamp and bookplate. Interior contents clean and bright.

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        Bestätigung von anderer Hand mit eigenh. U. Wien, 17. IV. 1917.

      1917. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit einer Beilage (s. u.). "Bestätige den Empfang von 765 Kronen ferner 9 Zeichnungen und ein

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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.

      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.

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        La Manière Française. 20 images ou culd-de-lampe

      Lutetia, Paris 1917 - No. 244 of 320 copies, this copy on papier vergé. 4to. 33 by 25 cm. Title page, two pages of text, 16 hand-colored pochoir plates, table (Ordre des Images, this containing the colophon and limitation), loose in portfolio, as issued. With pochoir illustrations on every page besides the 16 plates. The plates depict the early stages of the war, both on the front and on the home front. The artwork is deliberately naive, the palette somewhat tenebrous, but with a clear intent to employ the French colors or red white and blue when possible. The folio folder itself has hand-colored pictorial boards and endpapers that are quite striking and fitting. With red white and blue striped silk ties. Light soiling to the cover. Minor tears to the paper pastedown along the spine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Enfantement du mort. Miracle en pourpre, noir et or.

      Paris, Georges Crès & Cie, 1917. In-4, 84 pp., broché, couverture illustrée rempliée, un portrait par Man Ray contrecollé en frontispice, un hors-texte par Marcel Féguide. Texte imprimé en trois couleurs (pourpre, noir et or). Edition originale, un des 275 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches (après 20 Japon et 3 HC). ENVOI du célèbre réalisateur à Marie Cavadia. Bel exemplaire. Rare. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        Indogermanische Forschungen. Zeitschrift für indogermanische Sprach- und Altertumskunde (später Titelwechsel in: Indogermanische Forschungen - Zeitschrift für Indogermanistik und allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft).

      Trübner, Straßburg / de Gruyter, Berlin 1917-1965. Konvolut folgender 32 Bände: 38(1917) - 69(1964), H.2. 8°, in original-broschierten / original-kartonierten Lieferungen / Heften, die ersten acht Bände stärker beschädigt (Einband-Broschuren lose und teils mit Fehlstellen, teils Deckblätter fehlend, Bindung teils gebrochen / gelöst, Seiten teils lose), bei den frühen Bänden Papier qualitätsbedingt stark gebräunt, teils unbeschnitten/unaufgeschnitten, die meisten Bände mit Bleistiftanstreichungen und -anmerkungen, Abgabe des Konvoluts nur komplett, Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        L'ILE AU TRÉSOR

      1917New York, Paris, Permanent Blind Relief War Fund Inc. 1917(?). 2 volumes in folio reliés demi-toile marron, plat percaliné marron, dos lisse titré en blanc. Tome 1 : 71 fnch imprimés en braille. Tome 2 : 80 fnch imprimés en braille. exemplaire en bel état. Très RARE " L'ouvrage semble sortir des presses de la «British, French, Belgian Permanent Blind Relief War Fund», créée pendant la Première Guerre mondiale pour secourir les soldats blessés aux yeux.Voici un passage de La canne blanche (bulletin de la Ligue Braille de Bruxelles) extrait de son numéro n° 2 de 2014 qui relate les conditions de la création de cette œuvre:«Le 7 mai 1915, le RMS Lusitania, paquebot transatlantique britannique, est touché par une torpille allemande et coule au large des côtes d'Irlande. Sur 1.959 passagers et membres d'équipage, 1.198 périssent dans le naufrage, dont 128 Américains. Ce tragique événement sera utilisé comme un argument décisif pour mobiliser l'opinion publique américaine contre l'Allemagne. Parmi les rescapés figure un couple de riches New-Yorkais, George et Cora Kessler, qui se rendaient à Londres. Surnommé « le roi du champagne », George Kessler (1863-1920) possède une importante société d'importation de vin. Lors du naufrage, il a vu la mort de près et fait le vœu que s'il survit, il se consacrera aux victimes de la guerre. Tandis que sa femme est recueillie en France, il est hospitalisé en Angleterre. Là, il rencontre Sir Arthur Pearson, magnat de la presse britannique qui a perdu la vue en 1913 à cause du glaucome. Il vient de fonder à St. Dunstan un centre de revalidation pour les soldats devenus aveugles au combat. Cette rencontre décide George Kessler à orienter son action en faveur des aveugles de guerre. Il rejoint sa femme en France et le 11 novembre 1915, tous deux fondent à Paris le « British, French, Belgian Permanent Blind Relief War Fund » (Fonds de secours permanent des aveugles de guerre britanniques, français et belges).»Outre une imprimerie braille très active, la «British, French, Belgian Permanent Blind Relief War Fund» avait un atelier de fabrication de matériel, tablettes et machines à écrire. Cette association a changé plusieurs fois de nom au cours du temps : En 1925, elle devient l' American Braille Press. En 1946, l'American Foundation for Overseas Blind. Enfin, en 1977, Helen Keller International, et elle existe toujours sous ce vocable."Nous remercions le Musée Valentin Hauy pour les aimables renseignements donnés pour l'établissement de cette fiche.J'ajoute que cette association a changé plusieurs fois de nom au cours du temps.En 1925, elle devient l'American Braille Press.En 1946, l'American Foundation for Overseas Blind.Enfin, en 1977, Helen Keller International, et elle existe toujours sous ce vocable. >>>> Jean-Christophe YVARD sera présent au XXème Salon du Livre, Bordeaux les 22 et 23 octobre -L ibrairie ouverte aussi sous les arcades de la cité médiévale de Bazas -33- (40 minutes depuis Bordeaux).

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        1) MAI GIROMO (L'abito da ballo) 2) HI NO TORI ( L'uccello di fuoco )

      1917 / 1920. CADAUNO € 1.300,00 Mai Giromo = edit. : Ichiroku Nakamura, Tokio, 1917 - illustr. : Hashiguchi Goyò - pp. (8) + 275 + (3) Hi no tori = edit. : Kaneo Bun'endo, Tokio 1920 - illustr. : Nakazawa Hiromitsu - pp. (6) + 280 + (6)2 volumi in 16° - legatura in carta setata a colori, con stampa in oro impressa a secco al piatto ant. + custodia in cartonato ill. e colorata a mano ( la custodia del del 1° vol. è con il dorso posteriore mancante - la custodia del 2° vol. con alcune piccole abrasioni ai margini ) - Il 2° vol. illustrato e colorato a mano da Nakazawa Hiromitsu (il nome non compare nel volume, ma si evidenzia da una ricerca bibliografica) - Donati ad Ada Negri, con dedica autografa dell'Autrice - volumi molto ben conservato (La ricerca bibliografica è stata commissionata ad uno studio specializzato in traduzioni dal giapponese, il quale ha rilasciato la documentazione) -

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        Autograph manuscript (unsigned). No place, undated [after 1917].

      1917. Five 4to and one 8vo sheets. 4 1/5 pp. Rare manuscript, written entirely in Doyle's hand. At the head of the first sheet, it is entitled "General Outlines of first lecture". Doyle begins by discussing the fundamental import of the questions addressed by spiritualism in the western world: "This subject which we have met to consider is far the most important in the world. It is one which ultimately concerns the fate of every one of us. There is a certain natural impatience that so huge and engrossing a question should be raised at a time when so many mundane problems seek a solution, but there are two very good reasons for this / 1. Unless we get the spiritual lessons while still under the influence of war shock we may relapse into pre[-] war materialism. 2. These religious questions are at the base of all things, and no permanent reconstruction is possible until you get a permanent base. Therefore mundane problems really depend upon the spiritual ones. Let me say at once that I speak with all humility. It is true that I have studied the matter for 34 years, that I have had a wide personal experience of investigation and that I have some knowledge both of science and possibly of detection. But granted all that, I know how complex the matter is. I speak of my own experiences and my own conclusions and I give you my reasons for the faith - or I would rather say the knowledge - to which I have attained...I appeal to you would I not be a stock and a stone if I were not convinced of spirit return - if I not know it - and if I did not devote all that is in me to getting other people to know it. Look at what it means. See how the shadow of death thins away until it is no longer a dark cloud but rather a sun-tinted haze. It is a grand support for a man who is in danger [...]". Doyle cites several examples, including: "There is immensely interesting dialogue, which is reported a verbatim by a stenographer, between Dr. Hodgson after his death, and his friend & collaborator Hyslop, who has now joined him, but was then alive. Mrs. Piper was the medium. Hodgson was using her mechanism, and was speaking direct to Hyslop, giving reference after reference to things between them which were unknown to Mrs. Piper [...] talking of his death he said 'It is delightful to go through the cool ethereal atmosphere [...] [of] this life and shake off the mortal body [...] It is all so much better than I anticipated'. He recommended prayer as an expansion of the soul [...]". - With deletions and corrections in Doyle's hand. Doyle publicly announced his belief in spiritualism, which was strengthened by his son's wartime death in 1917. He expended a great deal of time and money to advance spiritualism - often lecturing as part of his efforts in this regard. This lecture manuscript offers fascinating and profound insight into Doyle's thoughts on the matter to which he was so devoted. - Age-toning, fold wear, and file hole at upper left of each page, otherwise very good. Accompanied by letter from James Lowe certifying authenticity of the manuscript.

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        Autograph Letter to André Caplet about the Violin Sonata

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph letter from the composer to his colleague and the orchestrator of many of his works, André Caplet, organizing a performance in summer 1917 and mentioning cellist Maurice Maréchal and violinist Gaston Poulet. Dated May 27, 1917. Translated from the French, in part: "We forgot about Pentecost! So: the Durand house [publishing house]; the engraver; the violinist; are leaving to breathe different dust. If your friend Maréchal were in Paris, he could replace Poulet? -- What do you say? In any case, come with a few manuscripts." 1 p., addressed on the verso in Debussy's hand. Perforated edges and one folding crease; otherwise in very fine condition. 4.5 x 6 inches (11.3 x 15.4 cm).<br style="">The Violin Sonata in G minor, L 140, for violin and piano was composed by Claude Debussy in 1917 and was the composer's last major composition and the third work in what had originally been conceived as a cycle of six sonatas for various instruments (the first two being the cello sonata, L 135, and the sonata for flute, viola and harp, L 137). The premiere had taken place place just 3 weeks prior to the present letter, on 5 May 1917, the violin part played by Gaston Poulet, with Debussy himself at the piano. It was to be the composer's last public performance.  In the present letter, he seems to lament the impossibility of pulling together the publication of the work, suggesting even that the cellist Maurice Maréchal might assist, presumably with the annotations of the string part.  <br style="">

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        WIM VAN NORDEN (1917-2001) niederländischer Maler

      - WIM VAN NORDEN (1917-2001) niederländischer Maler und Journalist (Redakteur) --- ORIGINAL-ÖLGEMÄLDE (Öl auf Leinwand, im altgoldenem, an den Ecken gedrechselten Holzrahmen, leichte Gebrauchsspuren, gesamt 93 x 73 cm)Hafenszene mit 5 großen Segelschiffen und Personen. Ca. 1930 ?, rs. Aufkleber : Gemälde Rappard, Bielefeld. (auch vorhanden: Orig.-Ölgemälde, Öl auf Lwd. 70 x 50 cm, Seelandschaft mit zwei Kotten, leichte Gebrauchsspuren, ungerahmt, Euro 400,-) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notes prises au front.

      Société littéraire de France, 1917 - In-4°, Douze planches de dessins réalisés par Dunoyer de Segonzac au front entre 1915 et 1916.Tirage à 220 ex. ; celui-ci un des 200 sur vélin. Cartonnage légèrement sali, planches propres.Français. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Combats d'orient. Dardanelles - Salonique (1915-1916)

      1917. Hachette & Cie, Paris 1917, 12x19cm, relié. - Hachette & Cie, Paris 1917, 12x19cm, relié. - First Edition. Associazione a bradel metà marrone dolore, spina dorsale liscio sbiadito con un pinnacolo d'oro, quando la coda dorato, marmo piatto, risguardi e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, copertine conservate, testa dorata, vincolante contemporaneo. Autografo bello e prezioso firmata dall'autore (Leon) Abrami servita anche sul fronte orientale e divenne sottosegretario di Stato per la Guerra nel 1917: "... il soldato e l'uomo Stato / in memoria di una tenda sul fronte est onorato con la sua presenza e / profondo omaggio. / Canudo / recupero nel gennaio del 1919. " [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en demi chagrin marron, dos lisse passé orné d'un fleuron doré, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque. Précieux et bel envoi autographe signé de Ricciotto Canudo à (Léon) Abrami qui servit également sur le Front d'Orient et qui devint sous-secrétaire d'état à la guerre en 1917 : "... au soldat et à l'homme d'état / en souvenir d'une tente sur le front d'orient honorée par sa présence / et en profond hommage. / Canudo / en convalescence Janvier 1919."

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        Der Kepleriania Chronica. Begnadet unter Schirmherrlicher Imprimatur, berichtet, geschrieben und herfürgegeben von Magister Weishar, Chronist und Geheimschreyber etc. der Kepleriania. Wien, 1917.

      1917. Manuskript in rot und schwarz mit zahlreichen, teils figürlichen Initialen und tw. blattgroßen Illustrationen in Federzeichnung. 241 SS. Blind- und goldgeprägter grüner Ganzleinenband der Zeit mit Deckeltitel. Ornamentale Vorsätze, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 4to. Äußerst aufwendig gestaltete, ausführliche Chronik einer "Ritterschaft" (ein ambitioniertes Mittelschüler-Corps) am Wiener Gymnasium am Favoritener Keplerplatz. Die blattgroßen Illustrationen zeigen Ansichten mehrerer beliebter Ausflugsziele um Wien, die bei den "Heerfahrten" heimgesucht wurden, wie die Burgen Greifenstein, Liechtenstein, Kreuzenstein und Kammerstein, sowie Ortsansichten von Altenberg und Pötzleinsdorf. Die übrigen Illustrationen nehmen Alltagsszenen und Begebenheiten von Mitgliedern der Ritterschaft aufs Korn. Beim Buchschmuck nahm sich der Autor manche Anregung bei den Illustratoren der Wiener Secession zum Vorbild: So ziert etwa der Ritter, den C. O. Czeschka für die 1000-Jahr-Feier Mödlings 1908 als Plakatmotiv wählte, die Einleitung des vorliegenden Manuskripts.

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        Autograph letter signed ("W. Bourtzeff"). [Paris], 1. VI. 1917.

      1917. Large 8vo. 1 p. To F. Bertelli, requesting a copy of the "New York American avec cet interview". - Due to his widely ranging personal contacts, Vladimir Bourtzeff managed to expose numerous Russian spies and agents provocateurs. "In Chicago I had the opportunity of meeting the famous Russian revolutionary Vladimir Bourtzeff. I was greatly interested in his recital of the arduous mission that had come to him of unmasking Azeff as a police spy. Azeff was undoubtedly a most exceptional phenomenon in revolutionary annals. Not that there had not been before, or since, traitors in revolutionary ranks. But Azeff was no ordinary spy, and even today the psychology of the man remains an unsolved enigma. For years he had not only been a member of the Fighting Organization of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party of Russia, but also the all-powerful head of that terrorist body. He had planned and had successfully executed numerous acts against the highest dignitaries of the Tsarist Government, and he enjoyed the absolute confidence of all his co-workers. When Bourtzeff charged Azeff, the ultra-terrorist, with being an agent of the Russian Secret Service, even the nearest friends of the accuser thought him demented. The mere suggestion of such a possibility was considered treason to the revolution, for Azeff personified the very spirit of the Russian revolutionary movement. Bourtzeff, however, was a man of dogged tenacity who possessed an unerring intuition in such matters. He had exposed a number of spies previously, and his sources of information had always proved to be entirely reliable. Yet even he underwent a long inner struggle before he could bring himself to believe in the guilt of the trusted head of the Fighting Organization The data Bourtzeff secured were incontrovertible and damned Azeff as a man who had during a period of twenty years managed to dupe the Russian Secret Service and the revolutionists at the same time. Bourtzeff succeeded in proving Azeff a traitor to both sides, and both resolved to punish Azeff by death for his monumental deceit. Yet even at the eleventh hour Azeff tricked them, by escaping without leaving a trace" (Emma Goldman: Living My Life. 1931, Kapitel 38). - On headed stationery; some browning and brownstaining.

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        Château de Soupir.

      Album de 50 photographies 45 x 65 mm, 1917. Il s'agissait d'un manoir du 16e, rebati au XIXe siècle. Il n'en subsiste qu'un portail daté de 1908, le château ayant été détruit en 1917. Gaston Calmette, directeur du Figaro, en était le propriétaire. Au bord de l'Aisne et au sud du Chemin des Dames, le village fut anéanti lors de la Première Guerre mondiale. Certaines des photos sont légendées, une datée de 1917, et l'on aperçoit des soldats sur 3 d'entre-elles.Rare document, avec différentes prises de vues du château et du parc (9).

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        The Writings.

      Boston: Houhton Mifflin,, [1917]. 11 volumes, octavo (212 x 144m). Finely bound at The Riverside Press in green half crushed morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Extensively illustrated with both colour and monotone plates. Spines faded to brown with variation in colour, an excellent set. Autograph edition, limited to 500 numbered sets of which this is 78. With the author's signed inscription to the edition page "Yours by way of Carol, Patsy, Timothy, Rebecca, Penelope, Mother Caey and the Rest! Kate Douglas Wiggin.

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        CONTES ET LEGENDES DES NATIONS ALLIEES

      L'édition d'art Piazza, Paris, 1917. Recueillis et illustrés par Dulac. Un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés et signés par Dulac. Toutes les 15 illustrations couleurs protégées par une serpente. Reliure demi-maroquin bleu nuit à coins. Dos lisse avec titre, date et filets dorés. Filets dorés de séparation sur les plats. Tranche de tête marbrée. Couverture et dos conservés. 149 pages. Format 24 x 30 cm. Bel exemplaire; dos légèrement éclairci.

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        Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Band XI-XXXII.

      Halle, Tübingen, Max Niemeyer, 1917-1972. 22 vol. in-8, dt 18 vol. rel. bradel demi-percaline bleu nuit à petits coins, étiquettes de titre, et 4 vol. brochés (Bd. 29 en 2 vol.), ensemble plus de 8500 pp. Minimes défauts, qqs. ff. brunis, marques d'usage aux couv. Bibliotheksammlung, mit Stempel. Gut Erhaltung. Important ensemble de cette publication consacrée à la philologie celtique, fondée en 1897 par Kuno Meyer et Christian Stern, et présentant plus de vingt communications par volume.

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        A sportsman's miscellany.

      Tientsin Tientsin Press 1917 - First edition. Royal 8vo., [vi], 226, vii pp., frontispiece, 44 plates, original pictorial slate blue cloth lettered in black, text browned as usual, neatly recased with repairs to extremities, a very good copy of an uncommon title. "Sowerby compiles numerous articles he published in Chinese periodicals into this work of combined big and small game hunting. On a shooting trip to the Imperial Manchu Hunting Grounds north of Yientsin, he collected goral, with bear being taken in the Manchurian forest. In the mountainous country north-west of Shansi, he bagged wild sheep. During a 1914 trip to southwest Shansi he stalked takin." (Czech). Czech, Asian, 195. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carnet d'un Permissionnaire; Illustrated by Guy Arnoux

      Paris: Chez Devambez, 1917. First edition. Wraps. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Fine, housed in fine custom clamshell box. Arnoux, Guy. 13 leaves. 12.5 x 16 cm. 12 pochoir full-page plates, in a colorful primitive style by Arnoux presenting life in Paris during World War I -- Zeppelins above, street and parlor scenes, light hearted tribute to a parlous time. " Very fresh copy, fault free with original silk cloth spine tie in tact.

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        Scenes of Russian Court Life

      London - Jarrolds Ltd., 1917 Book. Fine. Hardcover. A fascinating collection of letters between Alexander I and his sister Catherine. With an introductory preface which gives biographical and historical context by Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia. With a portrait frontispiece of Queen Catherine II. In an Asprey of London binding, as indicated by the binder's stamp to the front pastedown. Count R. L Sangorski was a prominent art collector famous for contributing to the John Marriot collection of Chinese Art. These works are listed on a receipt for binding issued to him in the 1980s, found with the sale of his collection. Bound in the 1980's after Asprey's acquisition of Zaehnsdorf bindery, who merged it with their previous acquisition of Sangorski and Sutcliff. This binding is likelyto be Zaehnsdorf bindings, under the name of Asprey. No date to title page, dated from Copac. The letters to this volumefollow thecorrespondence from 1805to 1812. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Bound by Asprey and Co as indicated by gilt stamp to front pastedown. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright. Frontispiece has offset slightly to title page otherwise pages are clean throughout. Overall: FINE..

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        Vitam Impendere Amori. Poèmes et dessins.

      Paris, Mercure de France, 1917 ; in-8 (240x160mm), broché ; (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, XIV feuillets, couverture de papier marbré rempliée avec étiquette de titre sur le plat ; imprimé le dix novembre mil neuf cent dix sept par Charles Renaudie. Edition originale tirée à 215 exemplaires, celui-ci N°28/200 sur papier teinté d'Arches ; dernier recueil publié du vivant de l'auteur, avec sept dessins de Rouveyre. Couverture légèrement défraîchie, bon exemplaire dans l'ensemble.

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        THE CALL FOR THE AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS

      New York. 1917. Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to. 2 pages ; 28 cm. The original call for the election of delegates for the 1st American Jewish Congress. Almost certainly the first ever outwardly facing publication to discuss the AJC. The letter reads, ?By virtue of the authority vested in us, as the Executive Committee for an American Jewish Congress, the Jews of America are earnestly requested to select representatives to an American Jewish Congress which shall meet on September 2, 1917, at Washington DC, exclusively for the purpose of defining methods whereby, in co-operation with the Jews of the world, full rights may be secured for the Jews of all lands and all laws discriminating against them may be abrogated?? About 300, 000 ballots were cast to determine the delegates for the Conference, which was ultimately held in Philadelphia?s Independence Hall on December 15th, 1918. ?The American Jewish Congress was founded in 1918, and represented a "populist counterbalance to the American Jewish Committee, which was dominated by the wealthy and conservative German-Jewish establishment. "Leaders within the American Jewish community, consisting of Jewish, Zionist, and immigrant community organizations, convened the first American Jewish Congress (AJCongress) in Philadelphia's historic Independence Hall. Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Felix Frankfurter, U. S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, and others joined to lay the groundwork for a national democratic organization of Jewish leaders from all over the country, to rally for equal rights for all Americans regardless of race, religion or national ancestry. ? (Wikipedia, 2016) This copy of the original Call for the congress outlines the process by which the delegates will be elected, and lays out the overall purpose of the Congress. It includes the names of members of the Executive Committee, which was chaired by Macy?s founder Nathan Straus. The widely-read public intellectual Isaac Hourwich served as Vice-Chair. Also includes the names of many notable Rabbis, as well as successful Jews of the time, who served on the Executive Committee, including: Henry Morgenthau Sr. Stephen Samuel Wise, Julian Mack, Jacob Furth, Samuel Shulman, Mayer London, Henry M. Goldfogle, Oscar S. Straus, and many, many others. OCLC lists no copies anywhere. A beautiful copy of the historic letter. Some edgewear. Creased. Overall good+ condition. (AMR-49-35) .

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        Amour

      Paris, Émile Paul frères, 1917 In-4 (28cm x 22cm) de [10ff.], 176pp. & [2ff.] Édition originale. 2 grandes planches sur papier Japon et de nombreuses lettrines par Louis Jou. Broché à couverture rempliée Tiré à 121 exemplaires sur papier de filin, celui-ci n°43. Bel exemplaire, dos sensiblement passé surtout en queue en et tête, rousseurs éparses sur la couverture; intérieur en bel état, frais.

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        THE CALL FOR THE AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS

      New York, 1917. 1st Edition. 4to. 2 pages ; 28 cm. The original call for the election of delegates for the 1st American Jewish Congress. Almost certainly the first ever outwardly facing publication to discuss the AJC. The letter reads, ?By virtue of the authority vested in us, as the Executive Committee for an American Jewish Congress, the Jews of America are earnestly requested to select representatives to an American Jewish Congress which shall meet on September 2, 1917, at Washington DC, exclusively for the purpose of defining methods whereby, in co-operation with the Jews of the world, full rights may be secured for the Jews of all lands and all laws discriminating against them may be abrogated?? About 300, 000 ballots were cast to determine the delegates for the Conference, which was ultimately held in Philadelphia?s Independence Hall on December 15th, 1918. ?The American Jewish Congress was founded in 1918, and represented a "populist counterbalance to the American Jewish Committee, which was dominated by the wealthy and conservative German-Jewish establishment. "Leaders within the American Jewish community, consisting of Jewish, Zionist, and immigrant community organizations, convened the first American Jewish Congress (AJCongress) in Philadelphia's historic Independence Hall. Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Felix Frankfurter, U. S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, and others joined to lay the groundwork for a national democratic organization of Jewish leaders from all over the country, to rally for equal rights for all Americans regardless of race, religion or national ancestry. ? (Wikipedia, 2016) This copy of the original Call for the congress outlines the process by which the delegates will be elected, and lays out the overall purpose of the Congress. It includes the names of members of the Executive Committee, which was chaired by Macy?s founder Nathan Straus. The widely-read public intellectual Isaac Hourwich served as Vice-Chair. Also includes the names of many notable Rabbis, as well as successful Jews of the time, who served on the Executive Committee, including: Henry Morgenthau Sr. Stephen Samuel Wise, Julian Mack, Jacob Furth, Samuel Shulman, Mayer London, Henry M. Goldfogle, Oscar S. Straus, and many, many others. OCLC lists no copies anywhere. A beautiful copy of the historic letter. Some edgewear. Creased. Overall good+ condition. (AMR-49-35)

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        The Sword Is Drawn, The Navy Upholds It!" - US Navy Recruiting Station

      New York: The HC Miner Litho. Co., 1917. unbound. Poster. Color lithograph. Page measures 42" x 28". World War I US Navy recruiting poster. Vividly colored lithograph depicting symbolic female figuring holding a sword and a scroll that reads We Can Do No Otherwise. Warship in the background. Navy Recruiting Station stamp reads "34 East 23rd Street NY". Library/archival number on bottom and right margin. Repair to right margin. Monogram of artist Kenyon Cox on bottom left. Kenyon Cox (1856-1919) was a muralist, illustrator and writer based in New York City

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        Les pièces condamnées de Charles Baudelaire, ornées de douze bois de Daragnès.

      Leharanger-Coq, 1917. Petit in-4 en ff. (rousseurs). / Small 4to in ff. (foxings). Un des premiers livres illustrés par Daragnès. Publication fort peu courante, tirage annoncé à 250 exemplaires. UN DES 30 SUR CHINE (après 12 sur Japon), avec double suite, en sanguine et en noir, SIGNÉE par Daragnès. / One of Daragnès' first illustrated books. Very uncommon publication, 250 copies printed. ONE OF 30 ON CHINA (after 12 on Japan paper), with double series of illustrations, in sanguine and black, SIGNED by the artist. * Jean-Gabriel Daragnès, éd. du Linteau, p. 31, 95. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        Le Caravansérail. (Scènes de la Vie cosmopolite)

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

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        LITTLE BROTHER & LITTLE SISTER AND OTHER TALES

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1917. Limited Deluxe Signed first edition; limited to 525 numbered copies on handmade paper, numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham. With the EXTRA SIGNED COLOUR PLATE IN THE PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL ENVELOPE, which is often lacking. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 12 fine tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards, many other drawings throughout, and the extra signed plate, all by artist Arthur Rackham. Large 4to, original full grey cloth with gilt pictorial vignettes and lettering on the spine and within an embossed white title piece on the upper cover, with illustrated endpapers printed in purple. Now housed in a custom made morocco backed slipcase featuring raised bands and fine gilt lettering and tooling. xi, 251 pp. A very attractive copy of this scarce limited edition. While the book is prone to foxing, in this copy it is found only very lightly and on rare occasion and on the prelims only. The front hinge is only very lightly shaken, the cloth is very bright, fresh and clean. FIRST EDITION AND THIS, THE BEAUTIFUL SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM IN THE BOOK AND ON THE EXTRA PLATE. This edition came with an additional signed plate within a laid-in printed envelope. These are often lacking but this copy still has its plate and envelope intact. The signed plate is titled "He Hurried Away with Long Strides" and is tipped onto heavy stock and provided with a tissue guard and is still contained within the publisher's original envelope. This collection was designed to form a complementary volume to the first of GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES, which Constable published with Rackham's illustrations in 1909. It includes forty stories not found in the first collection.

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        Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales.

      London: Constable and Company Ltd, , 1917. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to front board and spine gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge green, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 11 mounted colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Offsetting and spotting to endpapers, in the dust jacket with light spotting, light soiling, wear to extremities. An excellent copy. First trade edition, first printing. A beautiful example in the scarce dust jacket. With 12/6 re-price sticker.

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        1) MAI GIROMO (L'abito da ballo) 2) HI NO TORI ( L'uccello di fuoco )

      1917 / 1920, TOKIO 1917 - CADAUNO &#128; 1.300,00 Mai Giromo = edit. : Ichiroku Nakamura, Tokio, 1917 - illustr. : Hashiguchi Goyò - pp. (8) + 275 + (3) Hi no tori = edit. : Kaneo Bun'endo, Tokio 1920 - illustr. : Nakazawa Hiromitsu - pp. (6) + 280 + (6)2 volumi in 16°- legatura in carta setata a colori, con stampa in oro impressa a secco al piatto ant. + custodia in cartonato ill. e colorata a mano ( la custodia del del 1° vol. è con il dorso posteriore mancante - la custodia del 2° vol. con alcune piccole abrasioni ai margini ) - Il 2° vol. illustrato e colorato a mano da Nakazawa Hiromitsu (il nome non compare nel volume, ma si evidenzia da una ricerca bibliografica) - Donati ad Ada Negri, con dedica autografa dell'Autrice - volumi molto ben conservato (La ricerca bibliografica è stata commissionata ad uno studio specializzato in traduzioni dal giapponese, il quale ha rilasciato la documentazione) - [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ALL ABOUT LITTLE BLACK SAMBO

      - [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. ALL ABOUT LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. NY: Cupples & Leon (1917). 16mo, boards, pictorial paste-on, fine in dust wrapper. Illustrated by JOHNNY GRUELLE with 8 wonderful color plates and many b&w's. Very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        H.O. Camps. News Sheet. Issues No. 12 to 16.

      Prince Town or Princetown, Dartmoor, Devon, England: Central News Bureau, 1917. First Edition. Paper. Very Good. A scarce newsletter put out by British conscientious objectors to the First World War. The only print copy we could find of these is at the British Library, and in a non-print format, at the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin, according to OCLC First Search. While we have only five issues out of supposedly 17 that were issued, the first four issues are known not to have been printed, and the final issue, No. 17, was confiscated, and so effectively we have here a continuous run of the latter half of the publication, and surely enough issues to provide a good sense of the publication. The publication sheds light on an overlooked or downplayed part of the war's domestic front, and it cast lights on events pertaining to conscientious objectors during the course of its run, obviously reporting those events from the objectors' point-of-view. Because the objectors were scorned, coerced, castigated and stigmatized in a manner that has not been repeated in more recent wars, the news sheet makes for some poignant, at times, depressing reading. Not only were the conscientious objectors attacked and harassed by the government, which in theory had made accommodations for C.O.s, but also by the public, and it would appear that far from receiving protection from the government, they were blamed for their own victimization, with such surely fabricated charges that they incited the crowd by jeering at wounded soldiers. The articles variously detail the pleadings (sometimes in court) on behalf of the objectors; the persecution they were subjected to, both by the state and by the public acting on its own; and the generally sorry state of the camps where C.O.s were put to work by the state doing such things as cutting timber, road building and other infrastructure projects, gardening, weaving, and so forth. In one instance chronicled, the malfeasance in the camp contributed to the death of a man. There was a camp in Dartmoor, close to where the News Sheet was published, but also news was gathered from other camps. Issues addressed also include ones that might not occur to us at a remove, such as the use of some objectors as essentially foremen to regulate the work of other objectors, something the author decries as xxxxxx. Clearly, the purpose of the publication was to lift the spirits of objectors and to facilitate some solidarity among them in the face of widespread societal antipathy. The articles could be highly polemical, such as one likening the government board created to employ conscientious objectors to the Star Chamber and Inquisition. Not all the pieces were hard news or polemics. There could be anti-war poems, more literary reflections on warfare in human society, and the like. All but one issue include a page of illustration, most of which have an element of caricature and even humor. Each of the issues is 4to in size, or 25 by 19 cm, and eight pages.

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        'The Icy North', 'Eskimo Life', and an untitled work. Three original watercolours.

      Together three original watercolours on board, each approx. 21 x 29" (530 x 730mm), signed by the artist to lower left of each image, pinholes to margins outside of image, pencilled printers' instructions to verso of each and with various dates from 1917 to 1922, minor wear to extremities of boards, but the images in bright, clean condition. Sold with large poster and postcard versions of the first two images.Evelyn Stuart Hardy (1866-1935) came from a family of Bristol artists, and received her first commission aged 9. She is best known for illustrations that appeared in children's books, many undertaken for the publisher Ernest Nister in the period 1890-1910. The first of the present watercolours shows a composite scene of explorers in the Arctic, with a ship fast in the background ice, and men in the foreground getting ready for a sledging trip, two others butchering a polar bear. The two other images depict Eskimo village scenes, the first with a woman and children, and second with a man and husky team setting off. These images appeared on postcards and posters printed by the London firm A. B. Shaw & Co. Ltd. for their "Child Life" series; the images were also used by the All-British Picture Co. Ltd. We have not been able to determine whether the images were also used a book illustrations.

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        The Old Huntsman and other poems.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1917. Octavo. Original grey paper boards, green printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Small gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine browned, a little faint foxing to edges of text block. An exceptional copy in the jacket with some minor chips to head of spine and tips. First edition, first impression. One of the author's key collections of war poetry.

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        The Scenes of Tientsin Floods, 1917.

      Tientsin, Printed by the Ting Chang Photographer co., Tienstin, China, 1917. 1 volume oblong, hard covers with gilt title, back respined with leather, 2 pages of introduction text, in chinese and english, illustrated by 103 photographic plates with captions in english and chinese. The last plate is a bit torn, overall a very good copy of this very scarce album. A rare and precious document on Tientsin Floods in 1917.

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        (Konvolut von 12 Titeln: 1.) Verlagsprospekt.Gedruckt auf grünem Papier. 1918. 8 nicht gezählte Seiten. Dokumentiert 24 Titel. 2.) Ernst Bloch, Schadet oder nützt Deutschland eine Niederlage seiner Militärs? 1918. 24 S. Orig.Broschur. Umschlag fleckig, Name auf Titelblatt mit Abklatsch auf Innendeckel. Roter Fleck am oberen Rand des Umschlags. Erste selbständige Publikation von Ernst Bloch. 3.) Almanach der Freien Zeitung. 1917-1918. Herausgegeben und eingeleitet von Hugo Ball. 1918. XIV,305 S. Orig.Pappband. Name und Datum auf Titelrückseite (Erich Tschuschke 1920). Dokumentiert 52 Artikel aus den Jahrgängen 1917 und 1918 der Freien Zeitung, darunter 3 von Hugo Ball, 2 von Ernst Bloch, 3 von Richard Grelling unter seinem Pseudonym J`accuse, Siegfried Flesch, Arnold Wieser, Claire Studer (Clarissa Lanf, Claire Goll) \"Für Armenien\", Eduard Stilgebauer u.a. 4.) Otfried Nippold, Meine Erlebnisse in Deutschland vor dem Weltkriege (1909.1914). 1918. 40 S. Orig.Br. Der bedeutende Pazifist und Professor für Völkerrecht (1864 Wiesbaden-1938 Bern) gründete 1919 die Schweizer Vereinigung für den Völkerbund. Einband leicht fleckig. 5.) G.F.Nicolai, Sechs Tatsachen als Grundlage zur Beurteilung der heutigen Machtpolitik. Mit einem Vorwort von O.Nippold. 1918. 35 S. Umschlag bestaubt. Der Arzt und Pazifist Georg Friedrich Nicolai (Georg Friedrich Lewinstein) war im Oktober 1914 Mitunterzeichner des \" Manifest der Dreiundneunzig\" und veröffentlichte kurz darauf den \"Aufruf an die Europäer\", wo er gegen die Kriegsschuld Deutschland polemisierte. Dem Prozeß vor einem Militärgericht entzog er sich durch die Flucht. 6.) Leo Tolstoi, Sinnlose Hirngespinste. Eine Auseinandersetzung über Autokratie und Demokratie (aus dem unveröffentlichten Nachlaß des Dichters). 1918. 16 S. Name auf Einband und Titelseite. Anstreichungen. Fleckig. - Der einzige Titel der Sammlung ohne das Verlagssignet. 7.) Hugo Ball, Zur Kritik der deutschen Intelligenz. 1919. VII,327 S. Orig.Kt. VII,327 S. Orig.Kt. Erste Ausgabe. Den Führern der moralischen Revolution gewidmet. Einband an den Rändern nachgedunkelt, sonst gutes Exemplar. 8.) Die Reden Woodrow Wilsons. Englisch und deutsch. Hrsg. vom Committee on Public Information of the United States of America. 1919. 194 S. Orig.Kt. Namensstempel auf Umschlag (Prof.Friedländer, Brentanoplatz 1). 194 S. Orig.Kt. 9). Khariton Chavichvily, Offener Brief an den Genossen Jean Longuet. Abgeordneten des Departements Seine. Zur Beurteilung der Bolschewiki nach Ausserungen der russischen sozialdemokratischen Presse. 1919. 38 S. Orig.Br. Umschlag fleckig. (Jean Longuet war ein Sohn von Jenny Marx). 10.) Otfried Nippold, Durch Wahrheit zum Recht. Kriegsaufsätze. Gedruckte Widmung an Woodrow Wilson. 1919. VII,222 S. Einband fleckig. 11.) Milovan Grba, Freiheit den Serben, Kroaten und Slowenen. 1919. 53 (3) S. Orig.Broschur. Milovan Grba gab in Genf die Zeitschrifet \"La Serbie\" heraus, in der am 17.März 1919 eine Rezension von Lazar Markovicz zu Balls \"Kritik der deutschen Intelligenz\" erschien. 12. Die deutsch-bolschewistische Verschwörung. 70 Dokumente über die Beziehungen der Bolschewiki zur deutschen Heeresleitung, Großindustrie und Finanz, nebst einer Anzahl photographischer Reproduktionen. Hrsg. Committee on Public Information United States of America. (Die Zusammenstellung der Texte wurde von Hugo Ball durchgeführt). Rücken mit Klebeband geklebt, Umschlag fleckig. (Von den drei Titeln gegen \"die bolshewistische Intrige\" (Hugo Ball) fehlt in dieser Sammlung die Broschüre des russischen Sozialrevolutionärs V.L.Burzew, Seid verflucht, Ihr, Bolschewiki!\"

       Das Selbstverständnis des von der amerikanischen Regierung mitfinanzierten Verlags wurde so formuliert: \"Der Verlag sieht seine Aufgabe darin, dem breiteren Publikum Werke hervorragender Autoren in deutscher und fremder Sprache im Original und in Übersetzungen zu billigen Preisen zugõnglich zu machen. Er hofft damit zum internationalen Verständnis und zur politischen Emanzipation beizutragen.\" Das charakteristische Verlagssignet, zwei expressionistisch ausschreitende Männer mit einer wehenden Fahne, zeichnete Hans Richter, der Ende 1917 den Auftrag erhält und es auf Briefpapier des Zürcher City Hotel skizzierte. Hugo Ball, der im Frühjahr 1915 mit Emmy Hennings in die Schweiz emigrierte, war ab 1917 Mitarbeiter der \"Freien Zeitung\" in Bern und ab 1918 Verlagsleiter des dieser Zeitung angeschlossenen \"Freien Verlags\". - Beigelegt noch 3 zugehörige Titel. 1.) Flugschriften zur Schuldfrage I. Die \"Enthüllungen\" des Prozesses Suchomlinow vom Verfasser des Buches \"J`accuse\" (= Richard Grelling). Enthält 2 Artikel, die im September und Oktober 1917 in der \"Freien Zeitung\" eschienen sind und einen weiteren Aufsatz. Olten, W.Trösch 1917, 56 S. Orig.Br. 2 2.) J`accuse!. Von einem Deutschen. Lausanne, Payot 1915. 4.-8. Tsd. 378 S. Orig.Br. Begriffen und fleckig, Vorderer Einband gelöst. 3.) Fürst Lichnowsky, Meine Londoner Mission. Mit einem Vorwort von O.Nippold und einem Porträt des Fürsten Lichnowsky. Zürich, Orell Füssli 1918. Innendeckel eingeklebt ein Inserat aus dem hervorgeht, daß ein Teil der Broschüre aufgekauft wurde. - Hugo Ball schreibt im Verlagsalmanach: \"Im Mittelpunkt der Ereignisse dieses Krieges stand für die \"Freie Zeitung\" von der ersten Nummer ihres Erscheinens an die Schuldfrage. Mit der Beantwortung dieser Frage zu Ungunsten der deutschen und österreichisch-ungarischen Regierungen, mit der Beantwortung der Schuldfrage zu Ungunsten der autokratischen und theokratischen Systeme der Hohenzollern und Habsburger Dynastien war zugleich die Stellung der \"Freien Zeitung\" zu Frieden, Verständigung und Internationale gegeben.\"( ZUZÜGLICH VERSANDKOSTEN )Versand D: 5,00 EUR Verlage

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        [APPEARANCE OF THE MODERN RUSSIAN ALPHABET] Novoye russkoye pravopisaniye [i.e. New Russian Orthography]

      Moscow: Tip. tov-va I.D. Sytina, 1917. 16 pp. In original printed wrappers. Covers rubbed with small tears of the spine. Piece of a contemporary newspaper with new alphabet glued to the front cover. Owner's pencil markings in the text. First book on a new Russian orthography with rules of the spelling and grammar and a scientific explanation of the reform. Pavel Nikitich Sakulin (1868-1930) - Russian doctor of philology and literature, member of Academy of Sciences. He was one of initiators of the Russian orthography reform. The orthography committee was created by Academy of Sciences in 1904. Some of suggested changes were pretty radical. It is widely believed that Bolsheviks and their despotism were the reason of this reform. True that the decree of the reform was first published just two months after the October revolution but it was being prepared for many years by the best Russian linguists of the time. Nevertheless this reform became the symbol of change that Bolsheviks were bringing for the country. Russian organizations abroad (emigrants) disagreed with it and continued to follow pre-revolutionary rules. This brochure was issued as a guidance how to use new Russian orthography. Because it was widely used most of the copies didn't survive to this day. Extremely rare. No copies according to Worldcat.

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        U-713 ou les gentilshommes d'infortune.

      Société littéraire de France 1917. In-12 broché à grandes marges. Petite vignette illustrée contrecollée en couverture ( avec bavures brunes de la colle ). Magnifiques illustrations de Gus Bofa sur le texte de Mac Orlan. Dos légèrement insolé. petites pliures aux bors des plats ( inévitables à cause des marges ). Intérieur parfait. Superbe état général. Un des 40 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur vélin d'arches ( seul grand papier ). Edition originale. Rarissime en tirage de tête.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        Publisher's Dummy for The Writings of John Muir

      Boston/NY: Houghton Mifflin. [ca. 1917]. The Writings of John Muir was published over several years as a ten-volume set. This publisher's dummy, in green cloth, with gilt lettering, has the author name and publisher on the front cover; uses a "Writings of John Muir" cover as a front pastedown; with a Sierra Edition Vol. VI and Vol. I spine as a front flap, in two styles: gilt on cloth, and black leather label stamped in gilt; the title page is from a 1917 edition of The Story of My Boy-Hood and Youth. The dummy includes portions of a least five of the first six volumes, and approximately two dozen illustrations, including a frontispiece of Muir. The rear pastedown is an example of the three quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. Offsetting to the endpages, wear to the covers and edges; only a very good copy, but an interesting amalgam, conveying a great deal of information about the forthcoming project in a very small volume that could be easily carried and shown to prospective purchasers. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Vázlatok a Hadifogságból. Sketches From the Prison of War. Piestschanka.

      POW camp Peschanka, near Chita, Siberia, c. 1916-1917. - 14 mounted plates in pencil, ink and colour wash, 2 of which are stuck to the outsides of the portfolio's protective boards with cloth ties. Various sizes, but mostly ca. 170 x 130 mmmm. Signed and captioned in English and Hungarian. Rare survival of a collection of sketches from the Russian POW camp in Peschanka, Siberia, all executed by an evidently accomplished, otherwise undocumented Hungarian artist (and soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army) who captured the conditions in and around the camp during the later years of the First World War. Thám's caricature-like style is marked by clear, precise outlines reminiscent of the work of Olaf Gulbransson and Eduard Thöny. The two larger sketches on the cover boards (measuring ca. 170 x 220 mm) show self-portraits of the artist, at work at oil paintings (one a landscape, the other a nude). The leaves within show prisoners climbing the bunk bed or resting in their crowded cots, marching through a snowed-in camp carrying heavy buckets, playing chess, etc.; some are captioned "Coming from the American Y.M.C.A. Kitchen", "The Red Cross library", or even show ladies in fur coats with an officer "at the exhibition", while a few others have Easter Greetings themes. - Peschanka is near Chita in the Transbaikalia region, on the Trans-Siberian Railway, 6035 kilometres from Moscow. While during the Great War conditions in the POW camps on the whole were vastly superior to those during WWII, due to the efforts of the Red Cross and inspectors from neutral countries, the situation in the Siberian camps was notoriously poor, and about a quarter of the 2.1 million Austro-Hungarian soldiers which Russia held as prisoners or war did not survive. - Browned due to paper, with occasional edge flaws, but well-preserved. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Chez les Toubibs ( scènes d'hopital ) + dédicace autographe signée de 6 lignes de l'auteur, accompagnée d'un magnifique dessin original au crayon noir avec rehauts d'aquarelle, intitulé " Ingratitude ".

      La Renaissance du Livre sans date ( 1917 ). Grand in-4 broché de 64 pages au format 27,7 x 35 cm. Livre glissé sous double emboitâge au format 28,5 x 36 cm. Couverture & 75 superbes dessins en noir de Gus Bofa. Bords des plats brunis. Manque en haut du 1er plat & sur la moitié du dos. Déchirure au bas du 1er plat & en haut du 4ème plat. Les couvertures ont été collées au page de garde pour renforcer le livre. Intérieur frais, malgré de très rares rousseurs éparses. Tirage sur alfa. Il manque la feuille volante de 4 pages avec double illustration centrale en couleurs & 2 dessins couleurs. Exemplaire à relier. Etat correct. Rare édition originale, mais certains dessins ont été prépubliés dans La Baïonnette, n° 87. Exceptionel exemplaire orné d'une dédicace autographe signée de 6 lignes de l'auteur, accompagnée d'un magnifique dessin original au crayon noir avec rehauts d'aquarelle, intitulé " Ingratitude ".Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Victor Sevilla]
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