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        Der Virtuose. Mit einem Bilde D'Andrades [signierte Original-Radierung] radiert von Max Slevogt, einer Umschlagzeichnung [Original-Lithographie?] von Hans Meid [nicht bei Jentsch !] und neununddreißig Faksimiles und Lichtdrucken [teilweise montiert und/ o

      Berlin, Paul Cassirer 1918..

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat Lustenberger ]
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        The Two Knights and Other Poems.

      Printed for private circulation. 1918 Half title. Uncut in orig. pale green printed paper wrappers, sewn as issued; very faint fading to margins. Near fine in fold-over blue cloth box. 14pp.BL, Leeds & Oxford only on Copac. No copies recorded for sale at auction. Wise 180; not recorded in Carter & Pollard or Barker & Collins. Not a piracy or forgery. Printed following Swinburne's death in 1909 after which Wise purchased the bulk of Swinburne's manuscripts for £3,000. The colophon, p.[15], reads: 'Printed for THOMAS J. WISE, Hampstead, N.W. Edition limited to thirty copies.'

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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        Hyalis. Le petit Faune aux yeux bleus. Nombreuses Illustrations en couleurs par G. Ad. Mossa. Mit beigebundenem Umschlag. Signiertes u. nummeriertes Exemplar N° 317

      Paris: A. & F. Ferroud 1918 Priv.-PGMt. mit Rückenschildchen und Schuber; 59 Seiten, 8°, mit zahlreichen farbigen Initialen, Vignetten und ganzseitigen Abbildungen. Einband minimal abgegriffen. In sehr gutem Zustand.Bibliophilien

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        >Herr von Pepinster und sein Popanz<. Geschichten vom Doppelleben. Oscar Adolf Hermann Schmitz. Mit 14 Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin.

      Erschienen in München bei: Georg Müller, im Jahre 1918. Dieses Werk wurde im Auftrage von Georg Müller Verlag in München in 200 in der Presse nummerierten Exemplaren auf Bütten gedruckt. Die Exemplare 1 bis 75 wurden in Ganzleder von der Buchbinderei Hübel & Denk in Leipzig gebunden. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 4. Von Alfred Kubin und Oscar A. H. Schmitz im Kolophon handschriftlich signiert. Insgesamt 4 Bl.+ 270 Seiten + 3 Bl., Titelblatt in Rot- schwarz- Druck und mit 14 Abbildungen nach Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin auf separaten Büttenpapier. Kl.4°(Quart- Format bis 27,5 cm.) Nachtschwarzer Original- Ganzleder- Einband mit goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung auf weinrotem Untergrund und reicher Gold- Ornamentik, sowie doppelte Gold- Fileten mit Zickzack- Muster, als Deckel- Illustration, Kopfgoldschnitt und lila- blaues Leseband, außerdem künstlerisch gestaltete rot- violette Vor- und Nachsätze. Inhalt: Die 12 Essays von O. H. Schmitz stammen aus den Jahren 1896 bis 1911, u. a. Der Sieg der Aufklärung; Johannes, der Gottselige; Abraham, der Einsiedler; Der gläserne Gott; Der Mann ohne Kopf und Die Begegnung der Götter, etc., und die traumhaften Zeichnungen dazu schuf A. Kubin. Oscar Adolf Hermann Schmitz (16. April 1873 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hessen; † 17. Dezember 1931 in Frankfurt am Main) war deutscher Gesellschaftsschriftsteller und Mitglied der Münchner Bohème. Er studierte seit 1892 Jura, Ökonomie und Geisteswissenschaften, verkehrte in München mit dem Kreis um Stefan George und den Kosmikern Klages und Schuler. Auch mit Franziska zu Reventlow war er bekannt. In späteren Jahren befasste er sich intensiv mit Themen aus Politik und Gesellschaft, insbesondere mit dem Werk von C. G. Jung. Mit seinem Schwager, dem Grafiker und Illustrator Alfred Kubin, ging er in ganz Europa, Nordafrika und Russland auf Reisen. Längere Zwischenstationen waren München, Salzburg, Rom, Paris und Berlin. (Quelle: Killy, siehe auch Wikipedia). Alfred Kubin, geb. am 10. April 1877, in Leitmeritz, Böhmen. Graphiker, Maler, Illustrator und Schriftsteller, Kubin gilt als bedeutender Vertreter des Expressionismus. Er war ein Mitglied des legendären \"Blauen Reiters\". Seine Zeichnungen bezeichnete er als \"Traumprotokolle\". Am 20. 8. 1959 verstarb Alfred Kubin in Zwickledt, (Quelle: Euro-Journal Linz). Zustand: Der bibliophil- gestaltete Einband ist minimal berieben, Ecken und Kanten kaum bestoßen. Innen. Seiten teilweise an den Rändern minimal gebräunt, sonst sehr sauber wohl gepflegt und tadellos erhalten, Sammlerexemplar! Versand D: 6,50 EUR Belletristik; Graphik; Bildende Kunst; 20. Jahrhundert; Weimarer Republik; Kaiserzeit.

      [Bookseller: Galerie-Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        A Monograph of the Pheasants

      London: Witherby & Co. First Edition. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Complete In four volumes, 1918-1922. Very good hardcovers with bumped corners and shelf wear.Published under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society. The ninety colored plates are executed in various ways, including chomolithography and collotype. The artists include A. THORBURN, G.E. LODGE, H. GRONVOLD, and L.A. FUERTES, 88 photogravure plates from photographs by Beebe and others, 20 distribution maps, captioned tissue-guards. Limited to 600 numbered copies of which this is No. 530. Original burgundy cloth. As is often the case, covers of Volume I show a bit more shelf wear than subsequent volumes. This was one of the earliest definitive studies of pheasants in their natural habitats. Beebe's text is based on his own extensive travels through Asia and studies in the leading natural history museums of the world. The first volume, published in London, appeared in 1918; the remaining volumes were delayed on account of WWI. Recognized as 'perhaps the greatest ornithological work of the present century, notable not only for its beauty and the wealth of information it contains, but also for the unusual grace of its prose' -Mengel.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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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. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Militaria, AM, 9. Reserve-Division Sturmkompagnie Zeichnungen Grafik Somme Wacht Kriegszeitung 1. Armee Sommeschlacht Kriegsmaler Martin Frost

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Werner Eichel]
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        Above the French Lines.

      Princeton,NJ: Princeton University Press, , 1918. Letters of Stuart Walcott, American Aviator. Killed in combat, December 12, 1917. Complied by Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Sec. Smithsonian Institution. Octavo. Original blue cloth boards, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Black and white photograph frontispiece and two black and white plates. Fading to cloth along edges, toning to pages with occasional spotting, in the toned dust jacket with chip to top end of spine, short closed tears and light wear to extremities, mild rubbing to titles on spine, splitting along rear spine edge. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Dr. Charles D. Walcott, father of Stuart Walcott on the title page, "Dr. L. O. Havard with kind regards of Charles Walcott." Compilation of letters from Stuart Walcot, a Princeton University graduate, while he was serving in World War I in the Lafayette Escadrille. He was killed in action, having been shot down by German planes in his first combat flight near Saint Souplet. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre in recognition of his service.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Schöpferische Indifferenz.

      München, Georg Müller 1918 - 24 x 16 cm, XXXII, 474 S., Buchblock und Or - Broschur restaurierungsfähig, Br. an Ränder etwas beschädigt, mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift von S. Friedlaender quer auf der Titelseite, [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        P. Ovidii Nasonis Amorum. Libri tres. (Lateinischer Text und Übersetzung von Rudolf Schott).

      München, Piper 1918..

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat Lustenberger ]
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        Die Blechschmiede oder der umgestürzte Papierkorb. Mysterium von Arno Holz dazu 20 radierte Improvisationen von Michl Fingesten.

      Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1918 34 x 26 cm , Lose Baltt in Privater Mappe., Vereinzelt min. stockfl., tadell. (Vollmer II. 106). Nr. 39 von 40 Exemplaren dieser seltenen. phantasievollen Folge des bekannten österreichischen Graphikers und produktivsten Exlibriskünstlers Michl Fingesten (1883-1943). Alle Blätter rechts unten voll signiert. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Order of the British Empire Document Signed

      Partially printed Document Signed. Order of the British Empire Document Signed by Edward VII ("Edward P") as Grand Master, and with the stamped (not original) signature of his father King George V. Dated 1 January 1918. Large quarto sheet (watermarked "J. Whatman Hand Made 1917") folded into four pages. A faint bend in one corner and a small stain in the upper right corner, near fine. The recipient was Harold Augustus Fortington, a wealthy businessman. With a typed note of transmission from the Central Chancery, and with the original mailing envelope, which exhibits some wear. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Magic Pudding - Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and His Friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff

      Angus & Robertson Limited, 1918, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: Facsimile Wrapper, First Edition, Illustrated By: Norman Lindsay. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Presented in an attractive brown FACSIMILE (ie non-original) wrapper in very good condition, original but heavily repaired first edition of Norman Lindsay's Australian children's classic. Blue cloth spine with black titles over brown boards, half title page, half title page with colour illustration, title page with printer and publication date on verso (Penfold 1918), 171pp, printing information (Penfold ) on verso. Packed with Norman Lindsay's famous line drawings/ illustrations. 278mm by 220mm, black titles on spine, corresponding to variant 4263a in Marcie Muir's Bibliography of Australian Children's Books, which was printed as part of the first edition of 1918, but not bound till 1921. Covers faded with original cloth spine laid over new one, new endpapers, extensive repairs to page margins with an additional half dozen closed tears to margins (unrepaired tears max 15mm), large repaired tear to page 169/170. Several small fingermarks, and some rubbing or paper transference on pages. This has resulted in the loss of one character on p 160, (sang -&gt; ang), paper loss/transfer between pages 156-7 (see images), loss of first character of 3 words on p 116, loss of two characters and a 5mm line in a penguin's foot on p 88-9. Best to ask to look at the extensive library of images to see if you can live with the flaws, but it has been professionally restored and remains an attractive example of Lindsay's work.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        MA. Irodalmi es kepzömüveszeti folyoirat. III. 6.

      Budapest, 1918. 4°. With illustr. cover and 4 illustr. plates [Tusrajz-Tuschezeichnung] by Bela Uitz. 10p., orig. wrappers. - Tartalom [Inhalt]: Reiter Robert: Kamaszok, Sorozas, Vonaton ejszaka III. osztalyban (versek); Kassak Lajos: Tarlatok; Walt Whitman verseiböl, ford: Hevesy Ivan; Macza Janos: A Var - es Belvarosi Szinhazakhoz. - 6. Heft des Jgs 1918 der bedeutendsten ungarischen und international einflussreichen Avantgard- Zeitschrift vor inhrer Zeit im Wiener Exil (1920-1926). Sie reflektierte expressionistische, dadaistische und konstruktivistische Tendenzen jener Zeit und stellte KünstlerInnen vor El Lissitzky, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Kurt Schwitters, Tristan Tzara, Herwarth Walden, George Grosz, usw. Umschlag fleckig und leicht randrissig. Innen stellenw. (stock-)fleckig. Cover stained and at the margins slightly cracked. Inside partly stained. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Ungarische Avantgarde, magyar avantgard, Hungarian avantgarde, Konstruktivismus, Expressionismus, Surrealismus, MA, Dada, Dadaismus, L.

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        Hanny Fries « Köpfe» (Fotokopien) - Mappe mit 73 Photokopien, A4 (Portraits) aus den Skizzenbüchern der Künstlerin. Mit beiliegender, ausführlicher handschriftlicher Karte und Inhaltsverzeichnis der Mappe.

      - Einige Blätter knitterspurig, ansonsten tadell. Einige Personen sind mehrfach in verschiedenen Posen dargestellt. 37 Blätter von Hand betitelt u. meist signiert. Folgende KünstlerInnen «d?apres nature» sind vorhanden: Max Frisch, Ernst Jandl u. Friederike Mayröcker, Arnold Kübler, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Elias Canetti, Christiane Rochfort, Marguerite Duras, Nathalie Sarraute, Nancy Mitford, Romain Gary, James Baldwin, Eugene Ionesco, H. C. Artmann, Zuckmeyer, Erich Kästner, Hans Dieter Hüsch, Werner Bergengrün, Marcel Marceau, Charlie Rivel, Carl Orff, Arthur Rubinstein, Ernest Ansermet, Igor Strawinsky, C. F. Ramuz, Peter Stein und seine Truppe, Jean Cocteau, Maria Becker, Silja Walter, S. Unseld, Albert Ehrismann, Cecile Lauber. Ausserdem Hans Henny Jahn, Uwe Johnson u. Ludwig Hohl - Hanny Fries (1918-2009) war Theaterzeichnerin am Schauspielhaus Zürich. Zwischen 1960 - 1978 hat sie mehr als 2000 Zeichnungen von den Inszenierungen gemacht. 1100 gr. Schlagworte: Kunst - 20 Jht. nach 1945Deutsche LiteraturMusik - Klassik [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        A Monograph of the Pheasants

      London: Witherby & Co. First Edition. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Complete In four volumes, 1918-1922. Very good hardcovers with bumped corners and shelf wear.Published under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society. The ninety colored plates are executed in various ways, including chomolithography and collotype. The artists include A. THORBURN, G.E. LODGE, H. GRONVOLD, and L.A. FUERTES, 88 photogravure plates from photographs by Beebe and others, 20 distribution maps, captioned tissue-guards. Limited to 600 numbered copies of which this is No. 530. Original burgundy cloth. As is often the case, covers of Volume I show a bit more shelf wear than subsequent volumes. This was one of the earliest definitive studies of pheasants in their natural habitats. Beebe's text is based on his own extensive travels through Asia and studies in the leading natural history museums of the world. The first volume, published in London, appeared in 1918; the remaining volumes were delayed on account of WWI. Recognized as 'perhaps the greatest ornithological work of the present century, notable not only for its beauty and the wealth of information it contains, but also for the unusual grace of its prose' -Mengel.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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        Autograph letter signed ("[.] Child").

      Tárgul Neamt (Târgu Neamt), 3. VI. 1918. - Large 8vo. 3½ pp. on double leaf. With autogr. envelope. To his mistress "Madmoiselle Zizi Lambrino", i.e. Ioana Maria Marie Valentina Lambrino, known as "Zizi" (1898-1953): [.] My love dear why is our poor life so awful[l]y sad. We do love each other so madly more than wey can say [.]". - Green ink on very thin paper; somewhat browned.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Fermes - Types et Constructions Rurales en West-Flandre. En deux tomes.

      Bruges, Beyaert, 1918. Premier /1./ édition. Tome premier: XVI,270p., Tome deuxième: XI,307p. Les deux avec plans, reproductions photographiques, hors-texte, planches en couleurs. Volume original, 34x26cm. Avec des planches en bistre par Flori van Acker. De l\'avant-propos: \"L\'ouvrage a pour l\'objet de fournir aux propriétaires des campagnes westflamands quelques modèles de construction et de reconstruction qui s\'inspirent avant tout des types antérieurs et du caractère régional.\" Les auteurs ont voulu reproduire et conserver les informations concernant l\'architecture des constructions rurales, principalement en face des destructions pendant la Première Guerre mondiale. Les livres ne sont pas coupés, c\'est pourquoi ils sont fêlés au rand. La reliure est broyée. Le rand des pages est bronzé et avec des petites taches de moissisure. Les dos sont au-dessous un peu déchirés. Sur demande, les livres peuvent être cartonner de nouveau sous l\'utilisation des pièces originales. Unbe- und unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar, daher ist der Rand rissig. Außerdem am Rand etwas angebräunt und mit kleinen Stockflecken. Die Rücken sind unten rissig. Auf Wunsch können die Bücher unter Verwendung der Originalteile neu gebunden werden. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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        Recht und Gericht. Eine Folge von 40 Steindrucken. Erich Baron Verlag, (1918). 1 Titelblatt, 40 lithographische Tafeln (jeweils unter Passepartout). Je 19 x 23,5 cm. Fol. Lose in OHlwd.-Mappe (Mappe angestaubt, etwas bestoßen, einige kleine Läsionen).

       1918 Eines von 500 Exemplaren.- \'Die Drucksteine stammen aus dem Jahr 1910 und wurden damals von dem Lithografen Paul Mechel aus Luckenwalde nach den Originalblättern gezeichnet. Eine Folge von vierzig Steindrucken, genau nach den ursprünglichen Abzügen (aus dem Besitz der berühmten Daumiersammlung des Eduard Fuchs) mit der Hand auf den Stein übertragen. Angekündigt war damals eine Mappe mit dem Titel: Honoré Daumier: Recht und Gericht, Abzüge von den Steinen, herausgegeben im Erich Baron Verlag in fünfzig Exemplaren\' (aus dem Nachdruck von 1986 bei eikon Grafik-Presse in Dresden). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Trapshooting: The patriotic sport ; A book of ready reference, giving a brief history of the sport, it's appliances, records, rules, etc

      Sportsmen's review Pub. Co. B0008B7KEA 1918 Sportsmen's Review Publishing Company. 294 pages, with illustrations and photographs in black & white. Includes a foreword by Will Wildwood. Book size: 16mo, 4" x 6.75". "A book of ready reference, giving a brief history of the sport, its appliances, records, rules, etc." A scarce copy of the original edition of this out-of-print firearms classic. This hardcover copy has light wear at the extremities of the blue boards. The corners are bumped. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. Chapters include: Glass Ball and Gyro Pigeon Shooting, Traps, Balls and Targets, Live Bird Traps, Traps for Throwing Targets, The Interstate Association, Grand American Handicap, Post Season Tournament, State Champions, International Team Matches, Famous Trapshooting Organizations, etc. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. The sale of this item benefits the Manhattan Public Library. . Very Good. 1918-01-01.

      [Bookseller: Kristian Strom, Bookseller]
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        Villa Bortolazzi all&#146;Acquaviva di Trento.

      1918 - Villa Bortolazzi è una delle splendide ville trentine, caratterizzata da un rapporto molto armonioso tra architetture esterne ed interne, che merita almeno una visita da parte di chi ama il bello. Non più abitata, prende il suo nome dalla famiglia che la edificò e che si era arricchita con la produzione e il commercio della seta, i Bortolazzi di origine veneta. Il capostipite Giuseppe, proveniente da Asolo, acquisì la cittadinanza trentina nel 1617 e divenne cavaliere del Sacro Romano Impero nel 1647. Il titolo comitale fu conferito alla famiglia nel 1702. Nel 1650 i Bortolazzi acquistarono l&#146;Acquaviva dai Borellini. Il toponimo è dovuto al fatto che in quel luogo sgorga da secoli "la nobil sorgente, o Scaturiggine dell&#146;Acqua viva". Formato: Acquaforte a colori di cm 41×31. Buono.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Go, Get 'Em!: The True Adventures of an American Aviator of the Lafayette Flying Corps Who Was the Only Yankee Flyer Fighting Over General Pershing's Boys of the Rainbow Division in Lorraine, When They First Went "Over The Top"

      Published by Page Company, Boston, Massachusetts First Edition September . 1918. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers with orange pictorial image of two fighters locked in combat, orange title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [xvi] 284 [iv] printed pages of text with 16 single-sided monochrome photographs throughout. Wellman enlisted in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps as an ambulance driver. While in Paris he joined the French Foreign Legion and was assigned on December 3, 1917 as a fighter pilot and the first American to join N.87 escadrille in the Lafayette Flying Corps (not the sub-unit Lafayette Escadrille as usually stated), where he earned himself the nickname "Wild Bill" and received the Croix de Guerre with two palms. Although he began his film career as an actor, he worked on over 80 films, as director, producer and consultant, but most often as a director, notable for his work in crime, adventure and action genre films, often focusing on aviation themes, a particular passion. He also directed several well-regarded satirical comedies. He directed the 1927 film Wings, which became the first film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture at the 1st Academy Awards ceremony. From the private library of actor Richard N. Lightner SIGNED 'Richard N. Lightner' inside the front cover. Light spotting to the top edge. Near Fine condition book in extremely rare Very Good condition dust wrapper with sun fading down the spine, two small pieces of paper missing to the top and bottom edges of the rear cover, priced $1.50. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. FIRST WORLD WAR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        der akt. zwanzig photographische aufnahmen weiblicher körper nach der natur.

      einhorn verlag, dachau 1918 - hardcover. sehr gutes exemplar. original-flügelmappe, darin lose eingelegt titelblatt, blatt mit den photographennamen sowie 20 büttenblätter mit den aufmonierten photographien, deren wiedergabe in kupfer-handpressendruck; ein blatt am rand mit kleiner knickspur, mappe leicht angerändert, mappenformat 41 x 29 1200 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: alt-saarbrücker antiquariat g.w.melling]
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        Fishing in Orange County, N.Y. Original autograph manuscript of 10 pages, and 4 pp. typed transcript

      1918. Approximately 1200 words. Octavo. Some splits and chipping to the fragile manuscript leaves, but over all very good and highly legible. Approximately 1200 words. Octavo. Original Angling Manuscript by "Will Wildwood" An interesting article, probably done for the American Angler in 1918 during Pond's tenure as Editor, dealing with the pleasures of this upstate location, frequented by Frank Forester and other notables. Under the pen name "Will Wildwood" Pond produced several sporting articles, and in 1879 he edited Frank Forester's Fugitive Sporting Sketches.

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        Tanglewood Tales

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1918 - The 1918 SIGNED/LIMITED. #14 OF 500 COPIES SIGNED BY EDMUND DULAC on the limitation page. Publisher's half-vellum over gray paper boards. Bright gilt-lettering along the spine, very light offsetting and scuffing to the paper boards. Solid, well-preserved and VG. Quarto, 245 pgs., deckled fore-edge. Lovely decorative endapers, 14 tipped-in Dulac color plates. Signed by Illustrator. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Signed Letter on Navy Department Letterhead (April 12, 1918)

      1918 - 1 page, two paragraphs. Typed letter on Navy Department letterhead signed F. D. Roosevelt. This letter is addressed to Mr. Karl F. Stremel of Johnstown PA thanking him for donating his binoculars, telescopes, and spy- glasses to the war effort. Roosevelt promises that every effort will be made to return the items upon the conclusion of the war. Letter is folded twice, lightly age toned. "you have supplied 'Eyes for the NAVY' during a very trying period.' Very Good+. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Schriftsteller (1875-1955; Nobelpreis 1929): Eigenh. Postkarte (ganz beschrieben, aber Adresse von anderer Hand) mit Ort u. Datum (München, 10. X. 1918) und U.

       Frühe Postkarte an einen Leser in Berlin, der um einen handschriftlichen Gruß gebeten hatte: \"München den 10. X. 18 // Sehr geehrter Herr, hiermit erfülle ich Ihren Wunsch und begrüße Sie als Ihr sehr ergebener Thomas Mann. [Name unterstrichen]\" - Im Oktober 1918 erschienen die \"Betrachtungen eines Unpolitischen\". Versand D: 4,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Husslein]
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        THE SON OF TARZAN ...

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1918. original green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold.. A square, bright, clean, very good white paper copy in good four-. color pictorial dust jacket correctly priced $1.30 on the spine panel. (with wraparound illustration by J. Allen St. John) with wear and. chipping, mostly shallow, along top and bottom edges, mainly spine. ends and corner tips, some rubbing along spine and flap folds, and. abrasions to rear panel, the largest measuring 12x80 mm. Despite the. rather large combined print run, this is among the most difficult of. the McClurg editions to obtain in jacket. A decent example of a rare. jacket never touched by a paper conservationist. (#151473). First edition, later (probable fourth) printing with W. F. Hall imprint on verso of title leaf, dedication leaf present, and title page dated 1918, not 1917. By late June 1917, THE SON OF TARZAN, published in March 1917, had been reprinted twice. There were two printings of the McClurg edition with the title page dated 1918; this one with the Hall imprint probably preceded copies without the Hall imprint on the copyright page. The fourth book of the Tarzan series. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 318. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 117. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02311. Heins ST-3.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1918 - Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good Condition. 9/10

      1918. Hi, Here we have a very rare 1918 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. This is a fabulous book, the only downside and this is being very picky is a bookplate has been removed from the front left page. You probably wouldn't notice but I have to point it out. The front board is superb, hardly a mark and bright gilt,the spine cloth is excellent with bright gilt, it really is a top book. Super rear board too. Excellent, original hinges, and very clean inside just an ex owners name to the front right pastedown. If being picky there is a slight bobbling to front board cloth and inside a sort of corrigated iron appearance for a couple of pages. A wisden to own and brag about. Average 1918s are appearing on line at 5k , no need to pay that much.

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        Die Sage von Sankt Julian dem Gastfreien. Deutsch von Else von Hollander.

      Weimar: Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, 1918. (Der Graphischen Bücher 1. Band) 46 (2) Seiten, 12 signierte und datierte ganzseitige Original-Lithographien von Max Kaus. 26 x 18,5 cm, Original-Halbleinenband mit geprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel und Deckelillustration. R. Jentsch, \'Illustrierte Bücher des deutschen Expressionismus\' 49. L. Lang, \'Expressionistische Buchillustration\' 165. Fromm III, 9315. Dieses ein Exemplar der nicht numerierten Ausgabe des ersten Tausends von 1918. (Es erschien auch eine Vorzugsausgabe in 100 numerierten Exemplaren in Halbleder, dort die erste Lithographie signiert und datiert, die folgenden 11 monogrammiert und datiert.) Hier sind Titelvignette und alle 12 Lithographien signiert und datiert \"MKaus18\". * * *Einband etwas wasserfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,20 EUR Pressendrucke , Originalgraphik , Illustrierte Bücher Max Kaus Expressionismus

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        Impresiones y paisajes First Edition of First Book

      Granada: P. V. Traveset, [] 1918 - First edition, half-title, untrimmed in publisher's wrappers, the upper cover printed in green with a design by Ismael [Gonzàlez de la Serna], tiny (6 mm) repair at edge of wrappers and margin of first 4 leaves, recased, some light rubbing to spine and extremities, but overall a very clean and bright copy. No ownership marks. 8vo, Granada, P.V. Traveset, [1918] [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Exiles

      Huebsch, New York 1918 - First American edition, issued simultaneoulsy with the English. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown else a very good copy in the scarce dustwrapper which is browned and chipped at spine, including the loss of the first two letters of the author's name and with light fading to cloth below, and with some soiling to panels and chipping to edges and corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Photographs and Ephemera Relating to a Soldiers and Sailors Carnival and Field Day.

      Los Angeles, 1918. - 15 loose black leaves with b/w photographs (mostly 8" x 10") and ephemera (letters, small advertising posters, telegrams, ticket stubs) adhered to rectos and versos; 20 photographs in all. Leaves quite brittle and chipped at the edges; some photographs a little wavy (from the adhesive) or creased, but for the most part clean, and always intelligible; large tear across one of the posters, fragile, but with no loss. Centered around a Carnival and Field Day, this collection features photographs of, or correspondence from, some famous characters: Tom Mix (an actor in early Western movies, who performed at the event), F. W. Blanchard (an early Los Angeles developer, first president of the Hollywood Bowl, and director of the event), Miss Hessie Hallett and her horse Arabjay (performers), James D. Phelan (politician, civic leader, and banker, who contributed personnel to the event), Kaiser Wilhelm II (photographed in the form of an effigy hung at the event), and William Taft (who, via telegram, regrets that he cannot attend). Offers a cursory glance at the event&#146;s inner workings, with telegrams, special ticket stubs and lunch coupons for participants (offered by The Patriotic Mothers of Sons in Service), a copy of the program and list of organizers, and a typed financial statement. But the highlight &#150; and focus &#150; of the collection are the photographs of the beautiful horses that were featured in the rodeo events, races, and fancy mounts. A day-long extravaganza that included marching bands, military maneuvers, wrestling, boxing, tug-of-war, and more, this glimpse at a moment of grandstanding captures more than a singular event in California&#146;s (and America&#146;s) history, as whispers of the tumultuous time are discernable throughout.

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        Die Ballette des Deutschen Theaters<. Zwölf Original- Farblithographien von Ernst Stern. Text von Oscar Bie., Aus der Reihe: Prospero-Druck Nr. 4. (Luxusausgabe).

      Erschienen in Berlin bei: Erich Reiß, im Jahre 1918. - Insgesamt 8 Textseiten und mit 12 blattgroße, (32 x 48 cm), handkolorierte und signierte Original-Lithographien. Inhalt: "Als vierter Prospero-Druck wurden die "Ballette des Deutschen Theaters" mit 12 handkolorierten Original-Lithographien von Ernst Stern für den Verlag Erich Reiß zu Berlin in der Buchdruckerei von Otto v. Holten zu Berlin in einer einmaligen mit der Hand nummerierten Auflage von 200 Exemplaren im Winter des Jahres 1917 gedruckt. Den Druck der Lithographien führte Hermann Birkholz in Berlin aus. Von den "Balletten des Deutschen Theaters" wurden Nr. 1 bis 60 auf handgeschöpftem Bütten abgezogen. Die Lithographien dieser Ausgabe wurden vom Künstler eigenhändig signiert." Der Künstler Ernst Stern (* 1. April 1876 in Bukarest; &#134; 28. August 1954 in London) war ein rumänisch-deutscher Bühnenbildner, Szenenbildner, Kostümbildner und Grafiker. Er besuchte die Handelsakademie in Wien und ab 1894 die Münchner Kunstakademie bei Nikolaus Gysis und Franz von Stuck. In München zeichnete er für die Zeitschriften Jugend und Simplicissimus. Als Tobias Loch, der Schnellmaler, trat er bei den Elf Scharfrichtern auf und war Mitglied der Münchner Sezession und der Dramatischen Gesellschaft. 1905 ging er nach Berlin und arbeitete unter anderem für die Lustigen Blätter. Max Reinhardt engagierte ihn kurz nach seiner Übernahme des Deutschen Theaters im Jahr 1906. Bis zum Weggang Reinhardts 1921 entwarf er als Chefbühnenbildner rund 90 Szenarien. Ihm untergeordnet waren unter anderem Edvard Munch und Alfred Roller, mit dem er mehrmals zusammenarbeitete. Stern gehörte der Berliner Secession an. (Siehe Wikipedia, Vollmer IV/S.358 und Thieme- Becker XXXII/S.5). und *der Textautor Oscar Bie (* 9. Februar 1864 in Breslau; &#134; 21. April 1938 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Kunsthistoriker und Publizist. Bie studierte an den Universitäten Breslau, Leipzig und Berlin Philosophie, Kunst- und Musikgeschichte. 1886 wurde er promoviert und habilitierte sich 1890 an der Technischen Hochschule Berlin für Kunstgeschichte. 1894-1922 leitete er die Neue Deutsche Rundschau (vormals Freie Bühne, später Neue Rundschau). Sie entwickelte sich unter seiner Redaktion zu einer der führenden kulturellen Monatszeitschrift Deutschlands. Als Opern-, Musik- und Kunstkritiker war er für den Berliner Börsen-Courier und die Weltbühne tätig. 1901 wurde Bie zum Professor ernannt und lehrte seit 1921 Ästhetik an der Musikhochschule Berlin. Seine Bücher durften nach 1933 nicht neu aufgelegt werden. Zustand: Einband berieben und beschabt, schwarzes Viereck auf dem Vorderdeckel, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen. Innen: Vorsätze angestaubt an der Frontkante leicht fingerfleckig, sonst sauber und tadellos erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 Gr.2°(Groß- Folio- Quer- Format über 45 cm.) Hellgelber Original- Halb- Pergament- Einband mit goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung, sowie weiß- gold- glänzender Deckelüberzug mit schräg- absetzten Pergament- Ecken. Erstausgabe, 1. Auflage, Nr. 1 bis 60 auf handgeschöpftem Bütten, in einer einmaligen mit der Hand nummerierten Auflage im Winter des Jahres 1917 gedruckt, für den Verlag Erich Reiß zu Berlin in der Buchdruckerei von Otto v. Holten, den Druck der Lithographien führte Hermann Birkholz in Berlin aus, dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 11. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Letters of Cyrus Foss Chamberlain. A Member of the Lafayette Flying Corps.

      Privately Printed for Private Distribution Minneapolis First Edition . 1918. - First edition hard back binding in original teal blue covers, small black and gilt title label to the beige spine, gilt lettering to the front cover. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 118 printed pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Chamberlain and single-sided monochrome photographs. Off-setting to the end papers, spine very slightly age darkened and in very near Fine condition, acetate dust wrapper. A native of Minneapolis, Chamberlain joined the French Lafayette Flying Corps in June of 1917. He attended French school and was posted to Escadrille Spad 98. Slightly older than his squadron mates, he was often more reckless than the rest. During the German offensive in the spring of 1918, his squadron flew air superiority missions over the front lines and on 13 June, his group dove from 12,000 feet on some German aircraft. They had been lured into a trap and other German fighters attacked, Chamberlain was killed in his seat by an unlucky burst of machine gun fire from an enemy aircraft. Member of the P.B.F.A. FIRST WORLD WAR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Springtide of Life, The

      London: William Heinemann, 1918. - Signed Limited Edition in the Original Glassine Wrapper[RACKHAM, Arthur, Illustrator]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles. The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by Algernon Charles Swinburne. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse. London: William Heinemann, [1918]. Edition Deluxe limited to 765 numbered copies signed by Arthur Rackham (this copy being no. 98). Large quarto (11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches; 285 x 232 mm.). ix, [1], 132, [2] pp. Nine full color tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards and fifty-two black and white text illustrations. Publisher's quarter vellum over parchment boards. Front cover and spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Pictorial endpapers. A bright and fine copy in the rare and fragile original glassine dust jacket. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase.The signed limited edition contains one extra colored plate that is not found in the trade edition - the frontispiece."[Rackham's] drawings for Swinburne's poems of childhood, The Springtide of Life attracted the admiration of Edmund Gosse, who expressed his appreciation in a preface and told Rackham personally (18th October 1918: 'This volume will not merely be he best book of the present art-season, but a joy to all sensitive people for years and years to come'" (Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, p. 108)."As the close of his life approached, Swinburne frequently expressed his intention to extract from his various volumes those poems which were addressed to children, or were descriptive of child-life, and to publish them in a separate collection. He died without having found occasion to carry out this plan, and he left no directions with regard to the way in which it ought to be done One reason why Swinburne never brought out such a collection was his failure to find an artist who could interpret to his satisfaction the simplicity and freshness of his verses. We are fortunate in having secured, in Mr. Arthur Rackham, one whose delicate and romantic fancy is in sensitive harmony with Swinburne's, and who understands, no less than he did, how "Heaven lies about us in our infancy." (Edmund Gosse),Latimore and Haskell, p. 48. Riall, p. 133. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        World War One Photograph Album - Navy Band Member aboard the U.S.S. Iowa and in France

      Philadelphia, Norfolk, Atlantic Ocean, and France, 1918. Photograph Album. Very Good. 1917-1919. The album is approximately 11.5" x 7.5" and contains almost 120 photographs ranging in size from approximately 2" x 3" to 6.5" x 10". The photographs document the daily life of a Navy tuba player during World War I as a member of U.S.S. Iowa band and also during a deployment to France, probably during 1919. A few of the images are Real Photo Post Cards taken by one of the band members. The photographs are in nice shape; many are captioned on the front and some (probably most) are captioned on the reverse. (Several have loosened, and their captions are visible.) A band program and two printed poems by W. E. Wing about naval life in Tidewater are laid in. One of the poems has a manuscript explanation of the naval terms used in the verse. The Iowa, an old battleship that had be decommissioned in 1914, was brought out of mothballs and re-commissioned in 1917 when the U. S. entered war. She was initially berthed at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and served as a receiving ship, but by November she had relocated to Norfolk, Virginia where she patrolled the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and also served as a training ship for the Atlantic Fleet. Photos include one of John Philip Sousa (he came out of retirement to serve in the Navy during war), formal shots of the band posed in front of the Iowa's main guns, many of the band in concert and on parade (both afloat and ashore), other U. S. and foreign vessels, life aboard ship (mess time, scrubbing decks), recreation (baseball and football games, swimming), a Navy band playing on board a troopship headed for France, a Navy band in France (visiting Reims, a destroyed tank, and American graves), and the Navy's NC-4 seaplane that was the first aircraft to successfully fly non-stop across the Atlantic in the spring of 1919. Overall, this is an attractive collection of photographs documenting WWI wartime service in the U.S. from a seldom scene perspective. No doubt, quite scarce.

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        [74 STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS RELATING TO WORLD WAR I] Of a total of 600, (see note). With a working Keystone Viewer (Meadeville PA.) in very good order.

      Realistic Travels N.d. c.[1918]. . The definitive and first Realistic Travels set consisted of 600 cards, also issued in smaller editions of 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500. At times in its production run smaller ?'subsets?' of 25 or 32 were also available. Realistic did not use image numbers, only sequence numbers. The Set of 600 sequence numbers are most usual (as above), other sets used differing numbering schemes, so the same images are sometimes found with different numbers. There were also minor sequence changes, and cards that were available were substituted for the intended cards, so some variation in numbers is usual. Please contact us for a full full listing. Additional postage may be necessary US$743

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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) - 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. 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. 2000 gr [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [Poster]. That Liberty Shall Not Perish from the Earth. Buy Liberty Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan

      New York: Alco-Gravure, Inc., 1918. First edition. Tiny tear to upper margin else fine (A).. Best known as an illustrator, Joseph Pennell [1857-1926] worked in a style of line drawing already familiar to many from the work of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, whose style captured the energy of light. Pennell creates a landscape of liberty endangered-almost destroyed... The need for freedom, so valued by the artists of the day, is articulated here in support of the Liberty Loan bond drive," (Therese Thau Heyman, Posters American Style). There are a number of variants of this iconic poster with some variation in both size and color. Paret, Persuasive Images 103. Heyman, American Style 61. Rawls p. 227. Darracott 35. Theofiles 161. Borkan 109.

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        Affaire Bola-Pacha, 68 Croquis d'Audience par Sem.

      1918 - Sem's Account of a Notable Treason Trial [Trial]. Bolo, Paul [d. 1918], Defendant. Sem [Gorsat (Goursat), Georges (1863-1934)]. Affaire Bola-Pacha: 68 Croquis d'Audience par Sem. [Paris: S.n., c. 1918]. 68 lithographic images on 24 sheets and a sheet of captions in a printed wrapper housed in a printed folder. 12-1/2" x 10." From a signed edition of 300 on Arches paper, this number 283. Light soiling and edgewear to outer folder, a few minor tears along fold lines, short minor tear to spine of inner folder, light stain to caption sheet, plates fine. * The Bolo Pasha affair involved a French traitor, Paul Bolo, who convinced the Egyptian Khedive (Viceroy), Abbas Hilmi, to sponsor an anti-war movement in France through the press using from German sources. (Granted the title Pasha by the Khedive, Bolo renamed himself Bolo Pasha.) Convicted of treason, he was executed by a firing squad in April 1918. Sem's caricatures portray the judge, defendant, witnesses and judges at various points in the trial. Gorsat, or Goursat, was a French caricaturist and illustrator active from the late nineteenth century to 1934. His lasting fame rests on his depictions of French ruling class and French high society during the Belle Epoque. He was a regular contributor to the leading French periodicals, produced albums of caricatures depicting current events and social life and designed several path-breaking advertisements. His work is highly esteemed today. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        TAMBOURS ET TROMPETTES

      Devambez, Paris 1918 - 470 x 375 mm (18 1/2 x 14 3/4"). 1 p.l. followed by plates. No. 287 OF 475 COPIES, from a total issue of 500. Loose as issued within original wrappers and housed in publisher's paper board folio (spine repaired with shipping tape), upper cover with hand-colored lithograph vignette, original (somewhat worn but intact) tri-color silk ribbon ties. With illustrated title page and 10 HAND-COLORED PLATES IN POCHOIR. Rear board with "can't dupl." in black marking pen. Corners and edges somewhat worn, just a hint of soiling to boards, but a very desirable copy, the inelegantly repaired portfolio with obvious condition issues, but the richly colored plates--the important part of this item--especially clean, fresh, and well preserved in general. This is a copy of French caricaturist and illustrator Guy Arnoux's vivid homage to those musical instruments and musicians leading the French into battle from the Revolution through World War I. Arnoux (1886-1951) illustrated almost 80 books, including several of outstanding print quality, for Parisian publisher Devambez. The army and patriotism were favorite themes of this scion of a military family, his body of work, as here, possessing a degree of charming chauvinistic naiveté. As an indication of his versatility, between 1912 and 1925 he produced work for the celebrated Parisian fashion review, "La Gazette du Bon Ton." The large format plates here--hand-colored using the pochoir stencil process--are animated and extremely vibrant. No. 287 OF 475 COPIES, from a total issue of 500. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("A. Einstein"), in German.

      Berlin, March 20, 1918 - 4to. 1 page. On personal letterhead. To his colleague, the Nobel Prize Winner Fritz Haber, with additional annotation and signature in pencil at upper margin by Haber. Eeinstein asks for help fundraising for physics students. In 1914 Einstein returned to Berlin, and two years later was appointed president of the German Physical Society (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft). In this capacity, he writes to noted chemist Fritz Haber asking for help with a fundraising project. Haber would go on to win the 1918 Nobel Prize for Chemistry and is remembered today for his invention of synthetic fertilizer and as the "father of chemical warfare." In part (translated): "We have decided, in spite of these difficult times, to try to establish a fund to support Physics Laboratories . Scheel and I should take care of it. Everything has been prepared for a mailing but we are worried that our valiant effort may end up in the wastebaskets of the firms without having ever been read unless the request is delivered into the hands of the correct people. However, we do not know the right people to contact . We are embarrassed, but politely ask you to look through the enclosed list of leaders and to give us pointers as well as the addresses." Einstein adds in a post-script: "I beg you not to let this affair rest. If you have no time for this matter, please send the list back" and suggest another person who might be willing to help. Haber adds a note mentioning another chemist and signs at the upper margin of the page. Unusual to have the signatures of two Nobel Laureates on the same letter. - Light creasing and toning, three holes punched at left margin. WITH: Typed Letter Signed of Dr. J. Morganroth, 1 p, 4to, Berlin, February 21, 1919, forwarding the letter to Fraulein Bing. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Mitchell Library Sydney. Contents List of the H.L. White Postage-Stamp Collection

      Government printer, Sydney 1918 - Octavo, 8pp, with original wrappers bound in; excellent condition in ornate gilt binding. Henry White's copy of the Mitchell Library catalogue of his philatelic bequest, in personalised gilt decorated leather binding with the front board lettered "H.L. White".From the preface to the catalogue: 'In May, 1917, Mr. H.L. White donated to the Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales his valuable collection of New South Wales postage and duty stamps for exhibition in the Mitchell Library Building. The collection is valued by experts at £15,000. It is rich and extensive, and contains many rarities and specially fine copies. The donor's intention was that the postage stamps should be readily available for inspection?'The catalogue is bound with a special number of The Australian Philatelist for June 1917 detailing the White bequest. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bovay, famille. - Fonds de la famille Bovay / Bovey de Chanéaz (1574 - 1918).

      - Un fonds de famille important commençant au XVIe s. L'histoire de cette famille est étroitement liée à celle de Chanéaz (VD), car pendant des siècles les Bovay dirigent comme gouverneurs le destin de la petite commune (le premier mentionné dans le fonds est Jacques B. en 1674). Ainsi on retrouve les papiers de famille, les ventes et échanges de terres, testaments, partages de biens, etc. mais aussi un grand nombre de comptes des gouverneurs (50; à partir de 1599) et dès le XVIIe s. des documents concernant la commune. Entre autre un plan de grosse avec un dessin schématique du village.Cependant tous les membres de la famille ne restent pas à Chanéaz comme le démontre la correspondance entre David B., établi à Londres (Piccadilly!), et ses parents à Chanéaz dans les années 1760 et 1770. Le fonds contient aussi quelques pièces concernant Jean Louis Violet, bourgeois et aubergiste de Moudon au XVIIIe s.Les dernieres pièces du fonds datent de 1918 et concernent, comme ceux du XVIe s., d'un côté la commune de Chanéaz et de l'autre côté les affaires de la famille Bovay.Statistiques:Comptes de la commune de Chanéaz (1599 ~ 1898): 50 pièces / XVIe et XVIIe siécles: 7 p. / (litiges: 1 / ventes: 1) / XVIIIe siècle: 131 p. / (ventes/échanges: 53 / litiges: 12 / partages: 3 / testaments: 4 / lettres: 6 / comptes: 5) XIXe siècle: 131 p.(ventes/échanges: 13 / partages: 1 / litiges: 13 / testaments: 3 / lettres: 4 / comptes: 3) / XXe siècle: 28 p.Total: 297 + 50 comptes = 347 pièces / (parchemins: 46)Remarque: des notes généalogiques ont été ajoutées plus tard sur certaines pièces.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The Maid of the Combahee ; a Romance of the South from the Manuscript of Sir Thomas Yeld, Bart

      Baltimore, Md. , Saulsbury Publishing Co, 1918, Hardback, First Edition. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 325 pages; Description: 325 p. Front. 20 cm. Subjects: Southern States --Fiction. Author's presentation copy SIGNED and inscribed.

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        Collected Works of the Central Asiatic Expeditions to Mongolia and China, in 9 volumes, complete.

      New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1918-1943. First edition.. Some light soiling to the rear cloth covers of three volumes, the spine of volume 9 is lightly sunned, the only ownership marks are a bookplate of Boston Society of Natural History on the Vol. 2 endpaper, a bookplate of Trinity Library Moore Collection relating to the Far East on the Vol. 11 endpaper and an oval stamp of Royal Society of Edinburgh on the Vol. 10 endpaper, there are no other ownership marks and no signs of use; a bright and very clean copy in near fine condition.. Pp. (vol. l): l, 1-678, color frontis, 128 photo-plates, 12 text-figures, 3 folding maps; (vol. 2): xxxi, 1-475, color frontis, 43 full page photo-plates/maps, 161 text-figures; (vol. 4): xliii, 1-665, 35 full page halftone plates, 1 color folding geological map, 68 text-figures, (vol. 9): xxxvi, 1-322, 10 full page color plates, 143 text-figures; (vol. 10): lii, 1-604, 27 full page half-tone plates, 78 text-figures; (vol. 11): xxv,1- 620; xxiii, (2), 621-1350, 20 full page photo-plates, 75 distribution maps. (Prelim, vol. 1): 500+, many plates/figures; (Prelim, vol. 2): 550+, many plates/figures. Publisher's original orange cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, lg 4to + 8vo. Natural History of Central Asia, volumes 1, 2, 4, 9, 10, 11 + Preliminary Reports, volumes 1and 2, (all published). Presents the results of Central Asiatic Expeditions to Mongolia and China conducted during the years 1921-1930 and led by Roy Chapman Andrews. The publication of these volumes was subsidized by private funds; because these funds ran out, only 7of the 12 planned volumes were published. The authors, titles, publication dates are as follows: Volume 1: Andrews - The New Conquest of Central Asia (1932); Volume 2: Berkey - The Geology of Mongolia (1927); Volume 4: Grabau - The Permian of Mongolia (1931); Volume 9: Nichols - The Fresh-water Fishes of China (1943); Volume 10: Pope - The Reptiles of China (1935); Volume 11 (Parts 1 and 2 in 2 volumes): Allen - The Mammals of China and Mongolia (1938-1940); Central Asiatic Expeditions: Preliminary Reports, Volume 1: 1918-1925; Central Asiatic Expeditions: Preliminary Reports, Volume 2: 1926-1929. The two rarest volumes in this set are the Preliminary Reports; it is likely that only 200 copies were issued only for exchange with other libraries. These preliminary reports provide all publications of Bulletins of the AMNH and American Museum Novitates that document the expedition's discoveries (96 papers in total).

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        Iskusstvo Marka Chagalla (russ.). ("Die Kunst Marc Chagalls/The Art of Marc Chagall").

      Gelikon,, Moskau, 1918 - 4°. 51 num, 5 unnum. SS. inkl. Frontispiz mit mont. farb. Abb., 14 s/w Abb. im Text, 2 mont. s/w. Abb., 12 s/w Abb. auf Taf. mit Reprod. von Werken Chagalls. Orig.-Hlwd. mit Deckelillustr. (51 numbered, 5 unnumbered pages incl. frontispiece with mounted color illustration, 14 b/w illustrations within the text , 12 b/w illustr. on plates and 2 mounted b/w illustr. (reprod. from Chagall drawings and painings). Illustr. Orig. Half cloth). Vgl. Vollmer, Bd. 1, S. 415 (nennt nur die Erste Deutsche Ausgabe 1921). - Erste Ausgabe. - Text in Russisch. Papier tls. gebräunt und vereinzelt etw. braunfleckig. Titelseite am Bund oben mit kl. Radierspur. S. 7 mit blassem Stempel. Kl. Archivstempel auf vord. Innendeckel. Einbd. leicht berieben. Vorderdeckel im Bund oben mit Spur e. abgelös. Bibl.schilds. Kanten tls. beschabt. - / First Edition - Text in Russian. - Paper medium browned. Little Rubbed patch on top of title page. Faded stamp on p. 7. Small Archive stamp on front paste down endpaper. Boards somewhat rubbed. Edges slightly bumped/worn. Interior pages with very little foxing. Little rubbed patch near top spine of front cover. [Attributes: First Edition]

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