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        English Fairy Tales

      New York: MacMillian Company, 1918. Copyright date is 1918 Limited Edition of 250 copies of which this is number 197. 1918 English Fairy Tales, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, inscribed to John Jacob Astor from Mr Jarvie (John Jacob Astor VI 1912- 1992, son of John Jacob Astor IV), retold by Flora Annie Steel, color plates, ltd & numbered 197/ 250, cover loose from spine. Near Fine rebound copy, housed in a new clam shelf near fine.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. near Fine/Near Fine Clam Shelf. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. 9¾" - 12" Tall. Scarce limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        Le Petit Pierre [ Edition originale ]

      Un des 200 exemplaires sur papier de hollande numéroté, 1 vol. in-8 reliure demi-maroquin à coins rouge, dos à 4 nerfs, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Semet et Plumelle, Calmann-Lévy, Paris, s.d. [1918 ], 338 pp. Bel exemplaire en parfait état du tirage de tête sur hollande (avec 100 japon), parfaitement relié par Semet et Plumelle (ex-libris en garde). Français

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        A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

      New York & London: Harper & Brothers(1918). Ten volumes handsomely bound in 3/4 black morocco and marbled boards; illustrated with many plates and engravings. The Documentary Edition consisting of 400 sets, this being #378 SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. This set has become quite uncommon, especially in a fine binding and in this condition. There was also a signed five-volume Alumni Edition., Hardcover, Neat owner's bookplate on front pastedowns; very minor wear. Beautifully bound and Near Fine

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        The Great Raymond

      Colour lithograph. 360 x 245mm. Two horizontal folds, and crease to upper right hand corner, two puncture holes at the very top. Sheffield, Pawson & Brailsford. 

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        Figure Studies] "In Central Park." [Manhattan]1918.

      Manhattan, New York: 1918 - Original pencil drawing. Signed and dated in the image. Titled and dated on the support sheet. 10 x 13.9 inches. Clean one inch tear not affecting the imageProvenance: Part of a portfolio of original works given to the collector Natalie Williams on June 1, 1937 by Wall. Natalie Williams, was the sister-in-law of the Texas collector N.C. Matthewson of Marshall, Texas, and both were owners of the Made-Rite Company. She was a patroness of artists and an art donor to Texas A & M University.Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year 1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region.Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson.Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

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        CALLIGRAMMES. POEMES DE LA PAIX ET DE LA GUERRE (1913-1916). Ondes - Etendards - Case d'Armons - Lueurs des Tirs - Obus couleur de lune - La tete étoilée.

      Paris, Mercure de France, 1918. In-8 p., brossura orig. e tit. in rosso al piatto, pp. 205,(3), con un ritratto xilografico dell'autore, inciso da R. Jaudon (da un disegno di Pablo Picasso). Seconda edizione, pubblicata nello stesso anno della prima, "zeppa di bizzarrie tipografiche e di ideogrammi lirici". Cosi' Diz. Vallecchi, pp. 154-55. Prime 7 e ultime 2 carte con strappetti marginali; 2 cc. iniziali restaur. al marg. interno; pagine uniformemente brunite per la qualità della carta, peraltro buon esemplare.

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        Illustrated Catalogue of a Remarkable Collection of Beautiful White Glazes in European and Oriental Productions and a Gathering of Exceptional Chinese Porcelains, Exclusively Single-Color Specimens to be Sold at Unrestricted Public Sale by Direction of Mr. Thomas B. Clarke at The American Art Galleries, Madison Square South, New York, on the Afternoons Herein Stated

      New York: American Art Galleries, 1918 - First edition, first printing. Small quarto, 26*18.5cm, 192p. Lists and describes 570 works of white glazes sold at auctions on January 3, 4, and 5, 1918, about 130 items are illustrated. Please NOTE that ALL the color plates in this catalogue are MISSING, otherwise a complete catalogue with all text pages and b/w illustrations and plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Plakat. Aufruf.Ludendorff-Spende für Kriegsgeschädigte.

      München, Fritz Maison. 1918 - 86 x 57 cm. Gefaltet. Kleine Randläsuren. Sehr gut erhalten. Mit dem aufgeklebtem Zusatz der württembergischen Kriegsinvalidenfürsorge: Spenden werden hier angenommen.

      [Bookseller: Biblio Industries Alain Haezeleer]
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        Von der 9. Reserve-Division und ihrer Sturmkompagnie während ihrer Kämpfe im Bereich der 1. Armee

      Verlag der Somme Wacht Kriegszeitung der 1. Armee, (ca 1918) 280 x 390 mm, (4 Bl., 30 gez. Bl.), Faltmappe, , Mappe mit stärkeren Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. Beiblatt etwas fleckig in gutem Zustand. Kartonagen mit Randbräune. Die montierten Abbildungen in sehr gutem Zustand. Mappe mit 30 Drucken, jeweils auf grauem Karton montiert, und ein 8-seitiges Beilage-Blatt mit Vorwort, Einführung und den Titeln der Bilder. Die Bilder stammen vom Kriegsmaler Martin Frost.

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        Free & Other Stories

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, with edge of page block lightly dust-soiled, and a water stain to the top edge though not affecting the margins. Offsetting from dust jacket flaps to end sheets, previous owner details to front free end paper. Light rubbing to cloth at tips, else a very sharp copy in a Very Good dust jacket with a darkened spine panel with a closed interior chip, light edge wear with modest chipping at the spine ends. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Twenty Poems

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1918. Duodecimo (151 x 101 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in contemporary red calf, long tan label lettered in gilt between 2 raised bands to spine with gilt ornaments to head and foot, double gilt fillet to covers, front cover with "If and Other Poems" lettered in gilt with a gilt-stamped centrepiece of an elephant in a circle, red and gilt chequered endpapers, gilt edges, red silk page marker. Slight fading to spine, very slight marking to covers. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, in a handsome binding. The collection includes the poem "If", perhaps Kipling's most famous work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Über Gravitationswellen" in Preußische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Sitzungsberichte 1918, pp. 154-167

      1918 FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF EINSTEIN'S MOST SUBSTANTIAL PAPER ON GRAVITATIONAL WAVES, THE FIRST WITHOUT ERRORS & THE FIRST IN WHICH HE CORRECTLY PREDICTS THE EXISTENCE OF GRAVITATIONAL WAVES & THEIR EFFECT (Steinicke, Einstein, AN 326 7, 2005). "The existence of gravitational waves is one of the greatest predictions of general relativity" (Calaprice). In 1916, Einstein "presented the tools of tensor analysis that allowed him to derive the general field equations for gravity as a property of non-Euclidian spacetime" (Calaprice, Einstein Almanac, 48). He then used "a simplified version of his field equations… to predict the existence of gravitational waves" (Wenner: History of Science). Though the paper was unquestionably seminal, it contained serious flaws and errors in calculation. The translation of the title of the 1916 paper all but gives away the problem: "Approximate integration of the field equations of gravity". Einstein said that he solved the field equations approximately because he considered small deviations from the exact solutions something you would do in order to treat fluctuations. By his 1918 paper, the one offered here, Einstein understood that those fluctuations were in fact themselves the gravitational waves. In this 1918 paper, Einstein corrects the errors in his 1916 paper, deriving for the first time his famous 'quadrupole fomula' determining that quadrupole sources (but not monopole or dipole sources) could radiate gravitational waves, and - significantly -- also calculating the energy carried by gravitational waves. Einstein begins the 1918 paper honestly: "… since my exposition of the subject-matter at that time was not sufficiently transparent and furthermore blemished by a regrettable error in calculation, I have to return to the matter here one more time (Einstein, 154). He goes on to make clear that "One of the defining characteristics of gravitational waves is that it does not have a "dipole" character as the electromagnetic radiation (for example, light). In dipole radiation, the signal you "see" is due to charges moving to and fro. But gravitational waves are not like that (that is, being due to mass densities moving back and forth)" (Adami, Einstein's Struggles with Gravitational Waves, 2017). Rather than his 1916 approach, Einstein here derives the quadrupole formula for gravitational radiation by solving linearize field equations with a source term, a solution suggesting that the wave amplitude is proportional to the second time derivative of the quadrupole moment of the source - a result that, as long as the wavelength is much longer than the source size 'R', is entirely accurate for all sources. Einstein had found that "the radiation must have a quadrupole moment, so that density is compressed in one direction, and expanded in the orthogonal directions. It is precisely this feature of the radiation that decades later would confirm Einstein's prediction of the existence of gravitational waves. While it remains a source of contention, some historians of science have argued that given the errors in the 1916 paper, 1918, rather than 1916, should be celebrated as the year Einstein discovered gravitational waves. It was, after all, the first year he got it right. CONDITION & DETAILS: Berlin: Akademie der Wissenschaften. First edition in original wraps; the wraps are housed in a custom case, gilt-lettered and tooled at the spine and on the front board. 4to. (Wraps: 10 x 7.25 inches; 250 x 181mm). Barely visible institutional stamp at head of the front wrap. The wraps, re-backed at the spine by our conservator, are tight, solid, bright and very clean. Near fine condition.

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        Photographs from the Battle of the Piave River

      A collection of 132 photographs, and two reproductions of paintings. Held in a cheap contemporary folder and a handsome leather case misleadingly entitled "Kriegsjahr 1914 - 1915", but nearly all from

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        NUOVI POEMETTI

      ZANICHELLI, BOLOGNA 1918 - POESIE DI GIOVANNI PASCOLI ITALIANO Volume terzo della serie, con pagine bene conservate, ruvide al tatto. Lieve fioritura alle bordature ed ai tagli. Copertina con bordi leggeremente usurati e lieve strappo inferiore. Adesivo promozionale dell'epoca alla quarta. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,99 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Schwimmer, Max. - "Flucht".

      - Zeichnung / Pinselzeichnung, in schwarzer Tusche, auf hellbraunem Maschinenbütten, 1918. Von Max Schwimmer. 16,6 x 23,7 cm (Darstellung) / 22 x 28 cm (Blatt). Links unten mit Pinsel signiert und datiert: "M. Schwimmer 18." Links eigenhändiger Titel. - Kanten minimal gewellt. Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. Max Schwimmer (1895 Leipzig - 1960 Leipzig). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Illustrator des expressiven Realismus. Ab 1919 Studium der Kunstgeschichte und Philosophie an der Universität Leipzig. Beginn der künstlerischen Tätigkeit u.a. für die Zeitschriften "Die Aktion" und "Der Drache". Studienreise nach Frankreich und Italien. 1926 Dozent an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Leipzig. 1933 aus dem Lehramt entlassen, neun Werke wurden als "entartete Kunst" diffamiert und konfisziert. Bis 1945 arbeitete er als Illustrator. 1944 als Soldat der Wehrmacht eingezogen und Ausbildung zu Wachmann eines Kriegsgefangenen-Lagers in Mühlberg an der Elbe. Im April 1945 Flucht der Wachmannschaft nach Altenburg in die amerikanische Besatzungszone. Nach Kriegsende Eintritt in die KPD. 1946 Berufung als Professor und Leiter der Abteilung Graphik an die Staatliche Akademie für Graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig. 1951 infolge einer Kampagne von seinem Dienst entbunden. Im selben Jahr Berufung an die Dresdner Hochschule für Bildende Künste (HfBK) als Leiter der Abteilung Grafik. Seit 1952 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste zu Berlin. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        LA BEFFA DI BUCCARI

      FRATELLI TREVES, 1918. ITALIANO 0,9 Volume con aggiunta della "canzone del quarnaro", del catalogo dei trenta di buccari, di un cartello manoscritto dall'autore e di due carte marine fuori testo, ripiegate all'interno. Tagli con lieve fioritura presente anche nelle pagine. Copertina e quarta logorate ai bordi. Dorso stanco. USATO

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        THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE

      Frederick Warne and Co., Londo[n] 1918 - Potter, Beatrix. THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE. Londo[n]: Frederick Warne and Co., [1918], (1918). First edition, first printing with the terminal letter N missing from London on the title page. 24mo - 4-5/16" x 5-5/8". Gray paper covered boards with dark gray lettering to the upper board and spine; full color pictorial paste-on set within a blind stamped frame on upper board; slight spine lean for what, all in all, is a brilliant copy of the book. Color pictorial endpapers. 84 pp. Printed on coated paper and illustrated with color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates by Potter. The condition of the book is FINE. SCARCE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1918 - Sextodecimo. Original pale green boards, titles to front cover and spine in dark green, pictorial label to front cover. Spine gently rolled and browned, a little fading to board edges, internally bright. An excellent copy. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. First edition, first impression, with the dropped "N" from London on the imprint. Linder p. 430; Quinby 25. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        M. Croquant.

      Paris, Georges Crès et Cie. 1918 - Édition ornée d'un portrait de l'auteur (frontispice) et décorée de dessins originaux gravés sur bois par Raoul Dufy. Quatrième livre de la Collection des "Variétés Littéraires" tiré à 1160 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°20) un des 30 exemplaires de tête sur vieux JAPON impérial (dont 8 hors commerce). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Georges Crès et Cie. - 1918 - 114 pages. Complet & Contrôlé. Belle reliure demi maroquin rouge à coins. Dos à nerfs aux titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Filets à froids débordant légèrement sur les plats. Signet. Couverture et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-12°(17x12). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        Strasse in Königsberg, Lithografie auf Japanpapier, signiert

      1918 - LOVIS CORINTH, Tapiau 1858 - 1925 Zandvort, Strasse in Königsberg, 1918, Lithographie auf Japanpapier, Rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert. Darstellungsgröße: 39,7 x 25 cm, Rahmengröße: 78 x 66 cm, Eines von 40 Exemplaren auf diesem Papier, Gesamtauflage 115 Exemplare. Werkverzeichnis Schwarz L321, Zustand: Guter Zustand, Gerahmt in einer originalen Berliner Leiste unter säurefreiem Passepartout mit Museumsglas. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 50,-, Welt Euro 75,-

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        Photo Album of the 222nd Aero Squadron

      [England, 1918. Very Good. Oblong quarto. 7.5" x 10.25". Quarter morocco over coarse pebbled cloth. Contains 95 black and white gelatin silver photographs adhesive mounted both sides. Photos measure from 1.5" x 3" to 3.5" x 5.75"; about 10 of them appear to be commercial. Album good: board edges and corners heavily worn with losses; front board mostly detached; many leaves detached. Leaves toned with occasional foxing, photos generally very good or better.A wonderful hand drawn title page introduces this album by a member of the 222nd Aero Squadron. The 222nd formed in December 1917 at Scott Field in Illinois, moving to Garden City, New York the following February. It arrived in England in March 1918, and some of the men were sent to France on November 5, 1918 but for the most part the men stayed and trained in England. The album's compiler likely was in France as there are a couple of large commercial photos from France.A good number of the images show wrecked planes. There are aerial photos, group shots including one of the band, and a number show planes in flight. Others show the men chumming it up, working at a typewriter, and one shows a man piecing aerial photos together. A few are hand tinted. The leaves are also embellished with several other drawings including a downed German plane, falling bombs, ribbon-wrapped propellers and more.Exceptionally artful and interesting view of an earlyu aero squadron.

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        THE QUANTUM THEORY OF LINE SPECTRA

      Kopenhavn/Kristiania: Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri, 1918. 36 and 37-100 pp. Uncut and largely unopened. Original grey wrappers printed in black. Seperate Copy printed in upper left hand corner of front wrappers. Slight fraying to edges and spine of wrappers; some minor browning. Presentation copies inscribed by Bohr on front wrapper of part I: "Herrn Professor Dr. E. Gehrcke, Hochachtungsvoll vom Verfasser". The 2nd part with a stamp "Fra Forfasser". Both parts marked Bohr 1918 in ink in old hand. Bohr´s revolutionary atomic theory, based on Planck´s quantum theory, laid an entirely new foundation for our understanding of the processes within the world of matter. Bohr was not a prolific author - the process of writing was for him a difficult and painful one - and his 'Quantum Theory of Line Spectra represents perhaps his most sustained effort set forth all of the aspects of his atomic theory. "By 1918 Bohr has visualized, at least in outline, the whole theory of atomic phenomena ... He at once started writing up (in the present paper) a synthetic exposition of his arguments and all the evidence upon which they could have any bearing; in testing how well he could summarize what was known, he found occasion to check the soundness of his ideas and to improve their formulation. In the present case, however, he could hardly keep pace with the growth of the subject; the paper he had in mind at the beginning developed into a four-part treatise, publication of which dragged over four years without being completed; the first two parts appeared in 1918, the third in 1922, and the fourth, unfortunately, was never published" (DSB). - Part 1 and 2 only of the rare offprint edition, part 3 (18 pp.) missing, see below. Ernst Gehrcke (1878-1960) spent most of his scientific career on the relation between electricity and gasses, this basic research being important for the later development of gas-filled light bulbs and tubes. He is most well known as opposing the general theory of relativity as outlined by Einstein in 1916. Most discussion thereon can be found in German newspapers around 1920, culminating in a paper of Gehrkes hand DIE MASSENSUGGESTION DER RELATIVITATSTHEORIE as late as 1924. The title sounds a bit outlandish, Einstein having been awarded the Nobel prize for 1921. Maybe this is the reason Bohr did not send Gehrcke an offprint of the 3rd part in 1922. Alicke 269/65.. First Edition.

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        Die Graphischen Bücher. 8 Bände (alles).

      Weimar Gustav Kiepenheuer -22 1918 - Mit zahlreichen originalgraphischen Tafeln und Textabbildungen verschiedener Künstler. Unterschiedliche Formate. Original-Einbände. Der erste Band in der gesuchten Vorzugsausgabe der Erstausgabe! (007). Lang, Expressionismus Seite 87-88 und Nr. 6, 8, 49, 92, 165 und 344. - Die komplette Reihe, durchgängig in erster Ausgabe vorliegend. - I.) Gustave Flaubert. Die Sage von Sankt Julian dem Gastfreien. Mit 12 (1 signierten und 11 monogrammierten) Original-Lithographien von Max Kaus. 1918. Original-Halbwildlederband. Eins von 100 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten. - II.) Oscar Wilde. Der junge König. Mit Original-Lithographien von Charlotte Christine Engelhorn. 1919. Original-Halbleinenband. - III.) Nikolai Gogol. Der Mantel. Mit 12 Original-Lithographien von Walter Gramatté. 1919. Original-Halbleinenband. - IV.) E.T.A. Hoffmann. Die Königsbraut. Mit Original-Lithographien von Walter Becker. Original-Halbleinenband (Deckel fleckig). - V.) Wilhelm Hauff. Phantasien im Bremer Rathskeller. Mit Original-Lithographien von Walter Becker. 1920. Original-Pappband. - VI.) Honoré de Balzac. Jesus Christus in Flandern. Mit 12 Original-Holzschnitten von Karl Rössing. 1921. Original-Halbleinenband. - VII.) Fjodor Michailowitsch Dostojewski. Das Krokodil. Mit 21 Original-Lithographien von Rahel Szalit-Marcus. 1921. Original-Halbleinenband. - VIII.) Charles Sealsfield. Das blutige Blockhaus. Mit 20 Lithographien von Rudolf Schlichter. Original-Pappband. - "Die 'Graphischen Bücher' des Verlages Gustav Kiepenheuer wollen eigenwertigen Künstlerpersönlichkeiten der jungen Generation Gelegenheit geben, ihr Können an wertvollen literarischen Stoffen in Lithographie, Holzschnitt, Radierung und Urzeichnung zum Ausdruck zu bringen. Die Illustration paßt sich nicht in ängstlicher Anlehnung dem Stoff an, sondern sucht den Geist der Dichtung in freier Schöpfung zu erfassen" (Verlagsankündigung in Berger, Thema - Stil - Gestalt, Seite 142). - "Kiepenheuer rief die Reihe 'Graphische Bücher' ins Leben, mit der er die durch sehr niedrige Auflagen und hohe Preise bedingte Exklusivität vieler expressionistischer illustrierter Bücher durchbrechen wollte. Die Bände dieser Sammlung . hatten immerhin eine Auflage von 1100 Exemplaren" (Lang). - Vereinzelt mit geringen Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. - Insgesamt von guter Gesamterhaltung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Portrait of a Man in a Derby Hat] "Madison Ave. Car." 1918

      Manhattan, New York: 1918. Original color crayon drawing. Signed, titled and dated in the image. Titled and dated on the support sheet. 7.1 x 5.4 inches. Provenance: Part of a portfolio of original works given to the collector Natalie Williams on June 1, 1937 by Wall. Natalie Williams, was the sister-in-law of the Texas collector N.C. Matthewson of Marshall, Texas, and both were owners of the Made-Rite Company. She was a patroness of artists and an art donor to Texas A & M University. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year 1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

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        Calligrammes. Poèmes de la paix et de la guerre (1913-1916). Ondes - Étendards - Case d'Armons - Lueurs des titres - Obus couleur de lune - La Tête étoilée.

      Mercure de France, Paris 4228 - In-8 de 205 pp., [1] f., maroquin noir janséniste, dos à nerfs, tête rognée, couv. et dos cons., étui bordé (reliure moderne). ÉDITION ORIGINALE avec le bon achevé d'imprimer à la date du «15 avril 1918 ». En frontispice, un portrait de l'auteur par Picasso, gravé sur bois par R. Jaudon. Papier jauni, comme souvent. Bel exemplaire, en reliure janséniste de parfaite facture.

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        Lackalbum des Ober-Maschinisten P. Opitz auf der M. S. Emden zu den deutschen Kolonien im Pazifik und China sowie nach Japan, mit ca. 175 Original-Photographien und 4 handschriftliche Tagebücher.

      1912-1918. - Format des Photoalbums ca. 28x36 cm, mit 175 Original-Photographien auf 23 Kartontafeln montiert, davon 4 lose beigelegt, gelackte Holzdeckel mit Lederrücken, Format der Tagebücher ca. 17,5x11 cm, Ganzleinenbände der Zeit, ca. 480 Blätter. Teils getonte Photographien. Die oft privaten, teils aber auch professionellen Aufnahmen überwiegend im Format 10 x 14 cm. Auf den Trägern zahlreiche Legenden in deutscher Sprache. Gezeigt werden deutsche aber auch chinesische Soldaten (u.a. General Weh Tsin He mit seinen Nordtruppen), erschossene Rebellen, alte Bauten, Einheimische, Landschaften, deutsche Kriegsschiffe, Szenen im Hafen etc. Unter den erwähnten Orten: Tsingtau (17 Ansichten der Stadt, Gebäude, Hafenanlagen und militärische Bauten), Lauschan (4 Aufnahmen), Shanghai (Public Garden, Customgetty, Chinesenviertel, Iltisdenkmal), Taitschingkung, Hongkong, Nangking, Port Arthur, ca. 20 Aufnahmen von Japan (Kobe, Nagasaki etc.), Neuguinea (u.a. Neu-Mecklenburg dazu viele Aufnahmen von Eingeborenen), etc. Am Ende mehrere Photos von deutschen Kriegsschiffen (MS Emden, Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Nürnberg, Königin Louise, aufgelaufene deutsche Kreutzer und die Emden in der Tsingtau-Werft etc., die letzten beiden Tafeln mit querformatigen Photographien aus Ägypten bestückt. Auf einem Mannschaftsphoto ist der Maschinist Opitz mit abgebildet (als Mitglied der SMS Graudenz, die u.a. beim Gefecht an der Doggerbank teilnahm und auf der Opitz am 22.XI.1914 auf diesem Photo abgelichtet wurde, also kurz nach seinem Abschied von der Emden). Meist ausführlich von privater Hand mit Tinte unterhalb der Aufnahmen beschriftet. Dazu: ein handschriftlich geführtes, engbeschriebenes Tagebuch des Obermaschinisten P. Opitz das seine Zeit auf der MS Emden ab 1912 bis zum 21. 7. 1914, also 2 Monate vor der Versenkung der Emden im Gefecht bei den Kokosinseln am 9. November 1914 dokumentiert. Opitz ging 2 Monate zuvor von Bord und entging dem Untergang. Neben oft täglichen Eintragungen zum Alltag an Bord auch zahlreiche Aufzeichnungen interessanter Begebenheiten die Opitz während der Fahrt der Emden zu den deutschen Kolonien im Pazifik machte. Diese ab 1913 unternommene Reise führte zu den Inseln Yap und Neuguinea, wurde dann jedoch von Unruhen in China unterbrochen. Der Kreuzer wurde auf den Fluss Jangtse beordert und beschoss dort erfolgreich Forts der Aufständischen. Außerdem leistete er Geleitschutz für deutsche Handelsschiffe. Im August 1913 wurden vor Hankau, 500 Kilometer flussaufwärts, mehrere Schiffe von Rebellen beschossen. Vizeadmiral Maximilian von Spee befahl die Emden zur Unterstützung dorthin. Nach Beschießung des Forts Tung-Lin-Chan trat auch dort wieder Ruhe ein. Nach einer Japanreise mit der Scharnhorst und dem Torpedoboot S 90 lag die Emden Ende 1913 in Shanghai. Im Februar 1914 wurden die Kessel und Maschinen der Emden ein letztes Mal in der Werft von Tsingtao überholt. Am 28. März 1914 kollidierte der Kleine Kreuzer beim Auslaufen zu einem Gefechtsmanöver mit dem Torpedoboot S 90. Viele dieser wichtigen Erlebnisse werden in dem Quartheft immer wieder angeschnitten. Die weiteren 3 Tagebücher beschreiben seine Zeit zur See von 1914 bis 1918. Der erste Band ca. zur Hälfte beschrieben, alle anderen Bücher voll ausgefüllt. Eine aussergewöhnliche schriftliche und photographische Dokumentation eines Ober-Maschinisten der auf der M.S. Emden stationiert war. Etwas angestaubt, Schrift selten gering verwischt, insgesamt gut. Die Kanten des Albums etwas bestoßen, die Deckel leichter kratzspurig.

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        [Broadside or flyer]: The Sweet Potato as a Flour Substitute

      Tuskegee: Tuskegee Institute, 1918. Fine. Broadside. Approximately 11" x 6 1/4". Faint fold and a tiny tear, else fine. An attractive copy of this rare broadside printed on thin paper. The great scientist published no hardcover books, all his extant work is either in the form of pamphlets or broadsides. This broadside describes various grades of sweet potato flower,and gives four different recipes employing it. Fragile and slight, few of these are likely to have survived.

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        Par les Rues et les berges du vieux Paris.

      Paris, 1918.(). Color and monochrome woodcuts on old Japanese paper. One of only 2 portfolios. Exhibited a the Salon d'Automne, 1919. Loose pages in chemise and Etui. See Bénézit.

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        Claudius. Friedrich und Anna. Juanna.

      Erste Ausgabe. - Eins über die Auflage von 500 gedrucktes Exemplar. - Vorsatz mit eigenh. Widmung an Gustav Landauer, signiert und datiert Weimar 1918. - Uraufführung am 21. Oktober 1918 im Neuen Theater, Frankfurt am Main. - Einband fleckig u. mit kleiner Tintenkritzelei, Bindung neu verleimt. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 147. 15.

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        Sechs Märchen der Brüder Grimm. Aus dem Nachlass.

      Berlin, bei Otto v. Holten. (1918), 1918. 33 Seiten mit acht Original-Radierungen von Marcus Behmer Ledereinband Grüner Ledereinband mit 4 echten Bünden. Goldgeprägter Titel vorne auf dem Deckel. Kopfgoldschnitt.Ledereinband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. 3.ter Nibelungendruck. Eins von 260 Exemplaren, dieses ist die Nummer 175. Innen in einem guten Erhaltungszustand. Selten und absolut sammelwürdig! C2/214 Versand D: 5,20 EUR BIBLIOPHILIE; ILLUSTRIERTE BÜCHER; LITERATUR; MÄRCHEN

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        TEXT BEGINNING WITH "NOS AUTEM GLORIARI OPORTET. . ."

      Italy [perhaps Perugia], ca. 1280. Based on the number of fine initials present here, as well as the high quality of the illumination, there is no question that this leaf comes from a particularly sumptuous Missal. Although an exact workshop or artist identification has thus far eluded scholars, the delicate style and high quality of the decoration suggest that both the scribe and the artist were working in Perugia, and were clearly of high caliber. The attention to detail, the artful molding of the figures, and the confident application of paint are thoroughly excellent. According to Voelkle and Wieck, this leaf and its sister mentioned in the Breslauer catalogue are unusual Missal specimens in that the large initial marking the Introit actually illustrates the Gospel reading for that day. In our case, the Introit initial depicts Joseph of Arimathea laying the body of Christ in his own tomb, recounting a scene from the Passion described in Mark 14:32-72 and 15:1-46. According to this passage, it was Joseph who asked Pilate for the body of Christ, bought linen in which to wrap the corpse, and "laid him in a sepulcher which was hewed out of a rock." (Mark 15:46) Although the artist has depicted the scene in finer surroundings than suggested by Mark--with arches and candles, set upon a gold ground--he has stayed true to the Word by depicting an uneven, rocky surface under the smooth, stone tomb. The smaller historiated initial features the prophet Jeremiah in half length and holding a book, marking the beginning of the Epistle reading from the Book of Jeremiah. This leaf comes from the distinguished collection of Bernard Breslauer (1918-2004), the legendary bookdealer whose excellent private collection of Medieval manuscript leaves, early printed books, and fine bindings spoke to his experience and discerning eye. His collection was sold in two sales in 2005 by Christie's for more than $4,000,000.. 365 x 245 mm. (14 3/8 x 9 5/8"). Double column, 25 lines in a fine gothic rotunda. Rubrics in red, four one-line initials in red or blue with contrasting penwork, two two-line initials and two four-line initials painted pink and blue, with green and orange highlights and beautifully gilt, all but one initial with wing-like extenders at the head and tail, A FIVE-LINE HISTORIATED "I" with a prophet holding a book on a gilt ground, with extenders as elsewhere, AND A FIVE-LINE HISTORIATED "N" DEPICTING THE ENTOMBMENT OF CHRIST, the scene on a gold ground and the initial in pink on a blue ground with white penwork, with extenders. Voelkle and Wieck, "The Bernard H. Breslauer Collection of Manuscript Illuminations," no. 59. Gold with two negligible chips on one of the lesser initials, text a little faded on verso, three tiny round wormholes, other very minor imperfections, but IN REMARKABLY FINE CONDITION, the paint fresh and perfectly preserved, and the gold glistening. Based on the number of fine initials present here, as well as the high quality of the illumination, there is no question that this leaf comes from a particularly sumptuous Missal. Although an exact workshop or artist identification has thus far eluded scholars, the delicate style and high quality of the decoration suggest that both the scribe and the artist were working in Perugia, and were clearly of high caliber. The attention to detail, the artful molding of the figures, and the confident application of paint are thoroughly excellent. According to Voelkle and Wieck, this leaf and its sister mentioned in the Breslauer catalogue are unusual Missal specimens in that the large initial marking the Introit actually illustrates the Gospel reading for that day. In our case, the Introit initial depicts Joseph of Arimathea laying the body of Christ in his own tomb, recounting a scene from the Passion described in Mark 14:32-72 and 15:1-46. According to this passage, it was Joseph who asked Pilate for the body of Christ, bought linen in which to wrap the corpse, and "laid him in a sepulcher which was hewed out of a rock." (Mark 15:46) Although the artist has depicted the scene in finer surroundings than suggested by Mark--with arches and candles, set upon a gold ground--he has stayed true to the Word by depicting an uneven, rocky surface under the smooth, stone tomb. The smaller historiated initial features the prophet Jeremiah in half length and holding a book, marking the beginning of the Epistle reading from the Book of Jeremiah. This leaf comes from the distinguished collection of Bernard Breslauer (1918-2004), the legendary bookdealer whose excellent private collection of Medieval manuscript leaves, early printed books, and fine bindings spoke to his experience and discerning eye. His collection was sold in two sales in 2005 by Christie's for more than $4,000,000.

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        KERNEL COB AND LITTLE MISS SWEETCLOVER

      - (SARG,TONY)illus. KERNEL COB AND LITTLE MISS SWEETCLOVER by George Mitchell. Chicago: Volland (1918 no additional printings). 8vo, 6 x 9 1/4" pictorial boards, small mend to paper on spine, some wear to spine ends, VG+. 1st edition. A VOLLAND HAPPY CHILDREN BOOK. The story relates the fantasy trip of a corn cob doll and a clover doll, illustrated in full color throughout by Sarg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photo Album of the 222nd Aero Squadron

      [England, 1918. Very Good. Oblong quarto. 7.5" x 10.25". Quarter morocco over coarse pebbled cloth. Contains 95 black and white gelatin silver photographs adhesive mounted both sides. Photos measure from 1.5" x 3" to 3.5" x 5.75"; about 10 of them appear to be commercial. Album good: board edges and corners heavily worn with losses; front board mostly detached; many leaves detached. Leaves toned with occasional foxing, photos generally very good or better.A wonderful hand drawn title page introduces this album by a member of the 222nd Aero Squadron. The 222nd formed in December 1917 at Scott Field in Illinois, moving to Garden City, New York the following February. It arrived in England in March 1918, and some of the men were sent to France on November 5, 1918 but for the most part the men stayed and trained in England. The album's compiler likely was in France as there are a couple of large commercial photos from France.A good number of the images show wrecked planes. There are aerial photos, group shots including one of the band, and a number show planes in flight. Others show the men chumming it up, working at a typewriter, and one shows a man piecing aerial photos together. A few are hand tinted. The leaves are also embellished with several other drawings including a downed German plane, falling bombs, ribbon-wrapped propellers and more.Exceptionally artful and interesting view of an earlyu aero squadron.

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        Collection of 64 Snapshots and Real Photo Postcards of Members of Co. C, 602d Engineers, American Expeditionary Force

      V.p., 1918-1919. Diverse collection of photographs of members of Co. C, American Expeditionary Force, at play, work, and rest. Includes both group photos and individual portraits, a few with the subject and his horse. Shows scenes at the mess hall, in a tent camp, filling bed sacks, on parade (one "Saluting Gen. Pershing"), and building bridges in Very and Romagne. Postcards show shelled-out buildings, German dead, and portrait photographs of soldiers in uniform taken in a photographer's studio in Wittlich, Germany, and dated January, 1919, two months after the end of the war. The 602d Engineers trained at Camp Devens, Massachusetts, embarking for Europe in July, 1918. The unit was involved in the battles of Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne, building roads and bridges, including a pontoon bridge across the Meuse River. The 602d Engineers ended the war in the Argonne near Very, France. 64 images of various sizes (from 6.5x4.25cm. to 17.5x12.75cm.); includes 38 snapshots and 26 postcards, 20 of which have brief manuscript annotations in ink to versos; a few with wear to extremities, some images blurred or faded, but still a Very Good collection.

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        (Daily Calendar and Journal): Man's Daily Calendar with Notes and Poems Written between 1917-1918

      Places around France, 1918. Very Good. 24mo. Measuring 5.5" x 2.5". 120pp. Small daily calendar for the year 1917 with brown stiff paper boards, "1917," and small decorations are embossed on the front cover. Edgewear, creases on the covers, and a long tear on the spine, very good. A daily calendar from 1917-1918, during World War I, filled with small notes and poems written by Lieutenant Joseph E. Burchill. A small calendar booklet for the year 1917 written in by Lieutenant Joseph E. Burchill. The booklet is mostly filled in with Burchill's personal information and upcoming events as well as friend's addresses. It also includes some small poems written by Burchill, "As a beauty I'm surely no star: There are others more hansome(sic) by far; But may grace, I don't mind it, Because I'm behind it! It's the people in front get the jar!" The last entry is written as October 4th, 1917 but several pages have 1918 written in, and the 1918 calendar is crossed out until the 4th. While mostly written while he was serving in France, the war content is minimal. Burchill fought in World War I and died in combat while stationed in France on October 9th, 1917.

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        Ecuatorial

      Imprenta Pueyo 1918 - Madrid, Imprenta Pueyo, 1918. 1era edición de esta importante obra de Huidobro, muy difícil de encontrar. Muy buen estado, intonso. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Parrot's Training. (Translated by the author from its original Bengali). Calcutta and Simla, Thacker & Spink & Co., 1918.

      1918 1918 - 4to. Pp. (12). With eight full page plates drawn by Abanindra Nath Tagore. Some staining. Original pictorial paper wrappers designed by Nanda Lal Bose, one of Tagore's most famous pupils. Rare first English edition. The Bengali original "Totakahini" was published earlier the same year in the famous journal Sabujapatra. Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), renowned Bengali poet, novelist, educator and composer has been considered to be the greatest writer in modern Indian literature. Tagore won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 as the first Asian recipient. This work is Tagore's famous satire on the futility of education through rote-learning from books - 'parrot-fashion' - then prevalent in India. He was a pioneer of creative education in India and started the school Patha Bhavana at Santiniketan in 1901 with a philosophy of learning with the heart in closeness to nature as opposed to the strict, repetitive and the rote learning system that was common during Tagore's childhood. The humorous drawings are by Tagore's artist nephew Abanindranath Tagore, the founder of the Bengal School of Art. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tanglewood Tales

      Hodder & Stoughton Deluxe edition [n.d. 1918] signed by Dulac and limited to 500 numbered copies, of which this is No.320. Half cream vellum on grey boards with gilt lettering to spine; 245pp; pictorial endpapers; 14 tipped in colour plates. Light bumping to corners with rubbing to upper edge; light sunning to outer edges of boards with the faint sunned outline of lettering to boards presumably offset from its shelf neighbours; tanning and foxing to endpapers and page block edges; lighter more scattered foxing to pages; untrimmed fore-edges a little nicked in places. Contains six stories, 'The Minotaur', 'The Pygmies', 'The Dragon's Teeth', 'Circe's Palace', 'The Pomegranate Seeds' and 'The Golden Fleece'.. Signed by Illustrator. Hard Cover. Good Plus. Illus. by DULAC, Edmund.

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        ATTILIO ODASSO - PUBBLICAZIONI dal 1918 al 1957.

      Editori vari, 1918. (Codice GM/1013) In 8º , 1.909 pp. complessive. Raccolta completa delle pubblicazioni dei chirurgo piemontese: 59 fascicoli a stampa, varie illustrazioni. Di particolare interesse il volume "LA MIA PRATICA CHIRURGICA (1917-1937)", Ospedale Maggione S.Giovanni Battista, Torino, In 8° 340 pp. Tutti in brossura originale e conservati in due raccoglitori in tutta tela, titoli oro. Allegato inoltre il curriculum vitae con l'elenco delle pubblicazioni, elenco dei titoli e copia dei certificati (56 fogli sciolti dattiloscritti). Il tutto in ottimo stato, in scatola-contenitore in cartone con coperchio. Importante e unica collezione. Euro 470.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Collectie van 52 nummers van dit literaire maandschrift (1919-1923).

      Vier complete jaargangen (1918, 1919, 1922 en 1923) en losse nummers uit 1916 (1), 1920 (4) en 1921 (3). Verschillende uitgevers en formaten. Ook met enkele bijlagen: het Bijblad, aan toneel gewijd, dat in 1921 enkele malen werd toegevoegd, een prospectus van Het Getij en een van uitgeverij Van Munster, en het vers 'Aandachtig gedicht' van Willem de Mérode op muziek gezet door Derk Ubbens, de vader van De Mérode's oogappel Ekko Ubbens, over wie het gedicht handelt. Geïllustreerd. In het algemeen in vrij goede staat, maar ook met wat scheurtjes, vouwtjes en watervlekjes enkele omslagen los.l Zeer zeldzaam en interessant literair tijdschrift, dat bestond van 1916-1924 en al die tijd onder redactie stond van één persoon, de (zeer matige) dichter en criticus Ernst Groenevelt (1887-1955). Groenevelt stelde zijn blad open voor alle stromingen, en behalve de vaste auteurs Constant van Wessem, C.J. Kelk, M.J. Premsela en Willem de Mérode (plus een keur aan geheel vergetenen) treffen we originele bijdragen aan van onder anderen Slauerhoff, Theo van Doesburg, Hendrik de Vries, Herman van den Bergh, Pierre Kemp, E. d'Oliveira, en incidentele verrassingen van Paul van Ostaijen, Jos. Leonard, Renée Dunan en A. den Doolaard. Dada, expressionisme en andere moderne bewegingen (zoals de homoseksuelen die zich juist in de jaren 10 begonnen te uiten, heel voorzichtig en gemaskerd) komen uitgebreid aan bod. In 1918 en 1919 had het blad een zeer opmerkelijke vormgeving op zwaar Zaans-bord-achtig papier (omslagontwerp Roline Wichers Wierdsma). In 1921-1923 verscheen het in liggend formaat en gedrukt in twee kolommen, een voor de originele literatuur en een voor de recensies! Dit zijn, zoals de meeste uitgaven in oblongformaat, zeer kwetsbare en daarom extra zeldzame publicaties. Ik (Paul) heb dit tijdschrift 35 jaar verzameld, en verder dan deze collectie ben ik niet gekomen. Wel heb ik desgewenst nog een aantal duplicaten voor u.

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        Alte Dirne

      1918 - Aquarell und Gouache auf Papier, Rechts unten signiert: "Bruno Krauskopf", 42,5 x 30,5 cm, Provenienz: Privatsammlung USA

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        Sbornik" pamiati Karla Marksa. Vypusk" 2 (Collection in memory of Karl Marx. Issue 2) [In Cyrillic.]

      Moscow: Knizhnyi sklad" i magazin" M.S.R.D. [Cover: Otdel' Izdatel'stva i Knizhnoi Torgovli Moscovskago Soveta R.i.K.D.],, 1918. Octavo. Original pink printed paper wrappers, unopened. Pencil marking to front wrapper. Spine sunned with some loss to head and foot, front hinge delicate, contents browned with a few nicks and creases, overall a very good copy. An exceedingly rare edition in book form, no copies listed on OCLC or KVK, comprising 20 articles celebrating Marx's jubilee on 5 May 1918 from issues of Izvestii Moskovskago Soveta Rabochikh Deputatov (News of the Moscow Soviet of Worker-Deputies) and Izvestii Vserossiiskago Tsentral'nago Ispolnitel'nago Komiteta (News of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee). Titles include "K. Marx as a philosopher"; "K. Marx and the petty bourgeoisie", and "K. Marx and the woman question". It appears the articles were selected by the Department of Publishing and Book Sales of the Soviet, who sold the book for three roubles (as the imprint implies) at the bookshop of the Moscow Soviet of Worker-Deputies.

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        O kommunizme, perevod s nemetskago [In Cyrillic.]

      Petrograd: Izdanie Petrogradskago Soveta Rabochikh i Krasnoarmeiskikh Deputatov,, 1918. Sextodecimo. Original buff paper wrappers printed in black with device to front and title page, wire-stitched. Numbered paper label to spine, occasional pencil markings. Some short tears and nicks to extremities and a minor closed tear to centre of front wrapper, contents browned with a few ink marks to page 57, overall a very good copy. An uncommon post-Russian Revolution edition of The Communist Manifesto, OCLC locating just two copies worldwide (National Library of Poland, Bibliothek der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung). It was first published in German in 1848 and then in Russian in 1869 under the more common title "Manifest Kommunisticheskoi Partii". The text is the same as Plekhanov's partially censored translation published under the same title in Odessa by Burevestnik in 1905. Published for the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies, it contains the prefaces to the 1872, 1883, and 1890 editions, together with Plekhanov's footnotes from his 1900 edition. This is a scarce publication of "perhaps the best-known and certainly the most widely translated pamphlet of the nineteenth century" (ODNB).

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        Was ist ein Friedensprogramm ?

      Petrograd 1918 - In-12° broché, 43 pages. Pendant l'hiver de 1917-1918, en tant que commissaire du peuple aux Affaires étrangères, Trotski est à la tête de la délégation communiste qui négocie la paix avec l'Allemagne et l'Autriche. Alors que Lénine veut une paix, même très mauvaise, rapidement et que Boukharine et les communistes de gauche veulent une guerre révolutionnaire, Troski préconise une ligne qui est "ni la guerre, ni la paix". Mais après un long conflit avec Lénine il se rallie à son point de vue, ce qui conduit à l'accord, très désavantageux pour la Russie soviétique de Brest-Litovsk. Mais il ne se rend pas sur place pour signer le traité. Au même moment les Américains commencent à soutenir militairement les Français et les Anglais, mais les Allemands et les Autrichiens n'ont plus d'hostilité à l'est. La nuit du 11 au 12 avril 1918, en période de Guerre civile russe, une action dirigée contre les anarchistes russes (qualifiés d'« anarcho-bandits ») par le pouvoir bolchévique dont Trotski s'occupe personnellement lui fera dire : « Enfin, le pouvoir soviétique débarrasse, avec un balai de fer, la Russie de l'anarchisme ! » Au printemps 1918 il joue un rôle décisif dans les opérations militaires contre les opposants armés au bolchévisme et notamment il reprend au début juillet la ville de Kazan sur la Volga. Sa popularité parmi les communistes est très grande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Maske

      Verlag Fritz Gurlitt. 1918 - Holzschnitt auf Bütten, Links oben im Druckstock monogrammiert, Darstellungsgröße: 8 x 10 cm, Blattgröße: 20,4 x 15,1 cm, Werkverzeichnis Krüger H 212, Der Original Holzschnitt erschien in einem Teil der Auflage des "Almanach auf das Jahr 1920". Herausgegeben vom Verlag Fritz Gurlitt.

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