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        Kampfruf. (Nr. 1 - 6; alles was erschienen).

      Zürich, Verlag der Sozialdemokratischen Partei der Stadt Zürich. (Nr. 3 ohne Verlagsangaben, in anderer Ausstattung und nicht in Zürich, sondern in Bern gedruckt), - 1919 (1920?) 1918 - 8°, Geh., Umschläge lichtrandig u. tlw. etw. randknittrig, sehr vereinzelt etw. randrissig u. fleckig, (neuere) Stempel a. Innendeckel bzw. erstem Bl., Papier gebräunt, sehr vereinzelt Anstreichungen; allg. gute Ex. der heiklen Broschüren. Alles was erschienen; sehr selten. - Nr. 1: Rosa Grimm: «Parteipolitische Tagesfragen» (1918; 12 S.); Nr. 2: Friedrich Heeb: «Sozialdemokratische Forderungen auf dem Gebiet des Ernährungswesens» (1918; 15 S.); Nr. 3: Fritz Platten: «Zimmerwald oder Sozialimperialistische Internationale. Referat von Fritz Platten am Parteitag in Bern, Februar 1919» (1919; 15 S.); Nr. 4: Richard Pfeil: «Herunter mit der Maske! Kampf den Schweizer Scheidemännern! Ein Wort der Aufklärung und Mahnung an die schweizerische Arbeiterschaft» (1919; 19 S.; mit dem auf dem Vorderdeckel montierten Schildchen «Die Verbreitung erfolgt mit ausdrücklicher Zustimmung des hohen Regierungsrates des Kantons Zürich»!); Nr. 5: «Programm der Kommunistischen Internationale» (o. J.; 40 S.); Nr. 6: Rosa Luxemburg: «Rede zum Programm gehalten auf dem Parteitag der Kommunistischen Partei Deutschlands (Spartakusbund) am 29. bis 31. Dezember 1918 in Berlin» (o. J.; 28 S.). 1100 gr. Schlagworte: Soziale Bewegung - Sozialismus

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        Manuscript - Unpublished Travel Journal of a German Merchant - WWI - Hankou, China Along the Tibetan Plateau - Text in German

      China, 1918. Hankou, 1918. Unpublished travel manuscript by a German merchant who travelled from Hankou as far as Xining on the Tibetan plateau during the First World War, describing in fine detail his expedition and observations in China in 1916. Qto. 286 pages in typescript, with manuscript annotations throughout. Half morocco over green cloth, titled in gilt to front, signed in the original by the author to front pastedown. All text is in German. Volume measures approximately 21 x 33 cm. Indication of moisture to boards, otherwise in very good and original condition, internally clean and bright. "Als deutscher Kaufmann bis an Tibets Grenze." [A German Merchant to the Borders of Tibet]. An adventurous expedition into Northwest China and approaching Tibet's frontier regions unfolds with firsthand observations on life and lore, on religion, economy, trade, foreign influence in China, and power plays in the late stages of "The Great Game" for Central Asia. Russia and England are frequently mentioned. The writer is a German merchant who is familiar with the country from his previous travels, and who has a reasonable understanding of Chinese language and custom, all of the latter factors surely proving beneficial during this time of complex Treaty-Port laws and short-term passports. Replete with detailed descriptions, entertaining encounters and keen economic evaluations, a few of the many topics include First World War hostilities, Russian agents conspiring with Chinese Turkomen, the important Lamasary 'Kumbum,' trades, finance, oil, tobacco, cotton, opium, Chinese military and police, and the Treaty Port of Tientsin, Sven Hedin's expeditions, ancient empires and their remaining monuments, and a massacre involving cannibalism. Splendid accounts of Tibetan culture in the early part of the century render a welcome reprieve from Western perspective and business-centered travel, including descriptions of chanting lamas, gilded monuments, butter and pigment offering sculptures, and a gold rooftop which survived early Mongol invasions and late nineteenth century Imperial expansion. Little is known of the author apart from what he offers in his work, which, by its format and manuscript annotations, appears to have been intended for publication, but appears to never have been published. The dedication suggests that he was an older man when this journey was made; his vast experience and maturity comes through in the text. His conclusion reveals intent to document yet more travels, but further research is warranted as to whether he did so, or whether the present journal was his last. During the Treaty Port era foreigners arriving in China needed a passport, and passed through Chinese landing procedures. They then also required a Chinese-issued passport to travel more than 30 miles from any recognised open port, but this was an ambiguous formality based on various nationally and locally negotiated treaties, which gave the traveller extraterritorial rights, placing them under the jurisdiction of British authorities in China rather than Chinese law. This also granted them specific zones of residence in a number of Chinese cities. The British state went to war three times to secure these rights, or to protect or extend them. Extraterritoriality was the key provision of the 1842 Treaty of Nanjing, which concluded the First Anglo-Chinese or Opium War. With a team of consular officials, the British claimed their new rights, closely followed by merchant traders and missionaries who had been waiting for their opportunity to trade in China. The Author's dedication reads: "Das Buch widme ich dem deutscher Kaufmann in China und der neuen nach Ostasien kommenden Kaufmanns-generation. Hankow, Mai 1918. [I dedicate this book to the German businessman in China and the new generation of merchants coming to East Asia. Hankou, May 1918.]" His expedition begins by rail at Hankow [Hankou], heading for Suchow [Suzhou], then Changchow [Zhangzhou], Kaifengfu [Kaifeng], Henanfu [Luoyang], and Ko Jintang [Jintang in Gaochun, Jiangsu]. "Im karren bis Tungkwan" [In carts to Tungkwan] is the heading of a fascinating part of the journey, travelling by mule-drawn cart to Tongguan County, which is located in Shaanxi and known famously for its historical pass. (In the 19th and early 20th century, it was commonly known as Tungkwan). He provides a detailed 10 page description of the journey through this spectacular mountain region, including a narrow entrance to a mine, the breathtaking gorge and pass, also remarking on ancient civilizations such as the Han Dynasty and their use of hydropower, the ancient Guan people, on antiquities, and architecture. He also discusses the region's connections to both Kansu [Gansu] and Turkistan. From Tungkwan he continues to Sianfu, still in Shaanxi where he stays at an inn, describes an encounter with Chinese police officers, and is deciphering propaganda it seems. On page 137 we find mention of Christian inscriptions at a chapel and the first German Jesuit in China Johann Adam Schall von Bell, an astronomer and missionary who spent most of his life in China and became an adviser to the Shunzhi Emperor of the Qing dynasty. This section of the volume examines Catholic missionaries, Islamic institutions, and ancient Emperors. His next stop in Gansu was Pingliang, a region well known for the nearby Kongtong Mountains, which are sacred to Taoists, and where he had a rendezvous with a Swedish missionary David Tornvall. The author discusses the Dungan Revolt or Hui Minorities War of 1862-1877, which was in essence an ethnic war although it was perpetuated by pricing dispute of bamboo poles. In this region he assesses the potential of increasing export trade with the development of new roads, "export geschaeft ist much relativ klein, wenn ein den ziemlich grossen Transitverkehr abzieht hier treffen sich einige bedeutende strassen". Along this vein he describes communications between Shanghai firms, Hankow, Tsingtau, and Tientsin, records the current value of specific commodities such as sheep's wool including conveyance, and examines currency "kupfermenzen" (copper coins). Over another high mountain pass he traverses to reach Lanchowfu [Langzhou], which suffered great damage during the Dungan revolt and which in the 1920s and 1930s would become a center of Soviet influence in northwestern China. Here the German merchant finds a mixed population of Tibetan, Mongolians, Tungusic people, and Russian merchants. Astutely focused on all aspects of trade, he makes note of the many private banks and the Bank of China, the latter of which had apparently become very important and had expanded significantly in recent times. Here he describes military factories for making of uniforms and more. Near the Tibetan border, he spends some time in Sinning-fu [Xining], which is now in Qinghai province, but in the author's time was part of Gansu province, and anciently a commercial hub for some 2000 years along the Northern Silk Road on the Hexi Corridor caravan route to Tibet, mainly used by traders of timber, wool and salt in ancient times. In these pages he describes a meeting with a British Consul, whom he says is operating under the guise of a missionary. With the consul he seems to have discussed propaganda, the Chinese character, earlier German expeditions to Tibet, the consul's association with Sven Hedin whom he knew as a second lieutenant, relations between Tibet, China and Russia, as well as the circumstances surrounding the Dalai Lama XIII Thupten Gyatso who fled from Lhasa, Tibet, to escape Chinese troops, and went to British India. A thorough description of his visit to the Kumbum Monastery ensues. Also now called "Little Tower Temple," it is a gompa (Buddhist learning place) which was founded in 1583 in a narrow valley close to the village of Lusar in Amdo, now Qinghai, China. From Kumbum he returns to Langzhou where he learns of the death of Chinese emperor Yuan Shikai on 22 December 1915, "Eine andere Neuigkeit von Bedeutung war die nachricht von Tode Yuean-shi-kais." Excerpts from the manuscript: Page 1. "Wie fuer eine grosse expedition notwendig, mit viel Gepaeck und ausserdem mit vier Chinesen, trat ich am 16. April 1916 meine Reise von Hankow aus an. Die vier Chinesen, die vorzustellen ich nicht unterlassen darf, denn sie waren treue Helfer und gute Genossen in manchen unangenehmen Lagen..." [As necessary for a great expedition, I began my journey from Hankow on 16 April 1916, with a lot of supplies and also with four Chinese. The four Chinese I must not omit, as were faithful assistants and good comrades in some unpleasant situations...] Page 107. "Nach den vertraegen, die China mit den Auslaendern hat, muss jeder Europaeer den "Treatyport" verlaesst, einen Pass seines konsula mit sich fuehren, der von der chin Behoerde des betreffenden Platzes gegengezeichnet...." [According to the contracts that China has with the foreigners, every European who leaves a "Treaty Port" must carry with them a passport issued by the consul and countersigned by the authority of the Chinese Court....] "... schauplatz des des schauderhaftesten Massakers von 1200 mandschu wo frauen und kinder auf die schrecklichste Art misshandelt... Hier, wo noch vor kuerzerer zeit 8 Europaer ermordet und verwundet wurden und die bluehenden kinder der missionare auf das kanibalischste hingeschlachtet wurden..." [... scene of the most horrifying massacre of 1200 Manchu during which women and children were abused in the most terrible ways... Here, where 8 Europeans were killed and wounded in a short time and the young children of missionaries were slain by the canibals...] Page 124. "Fuer die Grossindustrie ist Sianfu kein guenstiger Platz" [To view the large industrial Sianfu is not a favorable place...] "Lanchowfu had auch seine Fabrik fuer militaerstoffe, die unter der mandschu regierung eingerichtet worden ist" [Lanchow has a military factory which was established by the Manchu government] Page 209. "Fuer den Chinesen in Lunchowfu, der Hauptstadt einer der abgelegensten Provinzen Chinas, 6 Tage von der tibetanischen Grenze entfernt, gab es nichts anderes grosses im fernen Ausland als den englischen Kaiser." [For the Chinese in Lunchowfu, the capital of one of the most remote provinces of China, 6 days from the Tibet border, there is nothing as large and foreign as the British Monarch.] "Unter den Laeden, die sich in der Naehe des Gouverneurs yamen befinden, gibt es auch Geschaefte, die europaeische Nahrungsmittel und Spirituosen verkaufen." [Among the shops, located close to the governor's yamen (residence or office), there are also shops that sell food european and spirits.] Page 223. "Russland, England und China hatten vor einigen Jahren einen vertrag gemacht, der niemanden ausser den Chinesen erlaubte, sich in Tibet aufzuhalten." [Russia, England and China had a few years ago made an agreement, stating that no one except the Chinese were allowed to reside in Tibet.] [At Sinning-fu (Xining), then part of Gansu]... largest city on the Tibetan Plateau. "Ihre Frauen sind alle sehr hübsch, haben grosse Fuesse und arbeiten wie die Maenner. Daneben gibt es naturlich Tibetaner, Mongolen, Mohammedaner, Lamas und die kulturchinesen aus dem Reiche." [Their wives are all very pretty, have big feet and work as men. There are also of course the Tibetans, Mongols, Muslims, llamas and the Chinese culture from the kingdom.] Page 252. "Grosse Importfirmen gibt es circa vier, die all ganz gute Geschaefte machen und ziemlich vermoegend zu scheinen sein." [There are about four big importers who generate very good business and seem to be quite wealthy.] Page 254. "Mr. Radley... Sven Hedin kannte er auch, doch war er auf ihn nicht gut zu sprechen. Wahrscheinlich beruht diese Abneigung auf gegenseitigkeit, denn swen hedin, der die Englaender besser kannte als Leutnant. Wie ich spaeter in Erfahrung brachte, ist Mr. Radley englischer konsularagent unter dem Maentelchen eines missionars... Er integriert mit alter englischer Fertigkeit mit den Tibetanern gegen China und die Russen und hatte auch 1910 den Daili lama auf seiner Durchreise nach Peking empfangen." [Mr. Radley... knew Sven Hedin well but did not speak to him. This antipathy was probably mutual as Sven Hedin knew the Englishman as a Lieutenant... I learned later that Mr. Radley is an English consular agent under the guise of a being missionary... ... with Old English skill, the Tibetans against China and the Russians... received the Daili lama on his way to Beijing in 1910.] Page 286. "Ich schliesse daher mit diesem kapital mein erstes Buch und werde die Erlebnisse der weiteren Reise in einem anderen schildern" [I conclude, therefore, this chapter of my first book, and in another I will describe the experiences of further travels.] End excerpts. "The Great Game" was the strategic economic and political rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia at the expense of Afghanistan, Persia and the Central Asian Khanates/Emirates. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running approximately from the Russo-Persian Treaty of 1813 to the Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907, in which nations like Emirate of Bukhara fell. A less intensive phase followed the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, causing some trouble with Persia and Afghanistan until the mid 1920's. Baron Richthofen called Honan Fu "the Gate to the North-Western Provinces and Central Asia," and he pointed out the importance of railway communication at such a spot. A railway is now under process of construction from Kaifeng Fu to Honan Fu, crossing the main Hankow-Pekin (Ching-han) line at Chengchow, thus bringing this "Gate to Central Asia" into immediate connection with the Yangtse valley on the one hand, and with Tientsin and the sea on the other. . Very Good.

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        A rare document signed by rivals Joseph Stalin and Leon Trotsky only two days after the declaration of the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic - ordering the appointment of a military official whom Stalin would purge in 1938

      Moscow, December 20, 1918. 8.5" x 8.5". "Typed Letter Signed, ""J. Stalin"" in Cyrillic, 1 page, 8.5"" x 8.5"", Moscow, December 20, 1918 to Trotsky ordering the replacement of a military commissar for the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic. Boldly endorsed ""Trotsky,"" over the body of the letter. Vertical creases, some light soiling and marginal chips not affecting text, overall very good.The letter reads, in full: ""To the Chairman of the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (Revvoyensovet) of the Republic Comrade Trotsky[:] All the members of the Lithuanian Soviet Government unanimously asked you to replace Military Commissar Kozhura (in Dvinsk) with their candidate, Comrade Rasikas. I accede to this request.""Although Soviet forces had yet to advance into Lithuania following the end of the First World War, Lenin had already declared the existence the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic on December 18, 1918. The Soviet republic was short lived as the Red Army only managed to occupy portions of the country before retreating in mid 1919. Lithuania remained independent until the Soviet invasion of 1940. The replacement official recommended by Stalin, Rapolas Rasikas (1887-1938), was a Lithuanian communist activist. At the close of the First World War he helped establish the Lithuanian Communist Party, then operating out of Moscow. After the Red Army moved into eastern Lithuania, Resikas served as military commissar. When the Soviets pulled out of Lithuania in 1919, Rasikas moved to Moscow where he worked in various capacities for the government, organizing covert operations within Lithuania to support the Communist Party in the 1920s. In the 1930s, he lectured on economics and also worked within the Moscow Institute of Transport Engineering. On October 10, 1938, he was arrested as part of Stalin's great purge, sentenced for 10 years in prison where he died nine days after his arrest. "

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        The Springtide of Life,Poems of Childhood

      Heinemann, London 1918 - De Luxe Signed Limited Edition Number 42 of 765 for the UK market in vellum backed cream boards with some nasty damp staining to back board, affecting the last four pages but none of the plates. With coloured frontispiece and eight tissue guarded colour plates plus many line drawings in the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Historia universal / escrita por Profesores Especialistas, bajo la Direccion de Guillermo Oncken. Band 15, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 33, 34, 35, 38, (10 Bände). Edicion/Edition Ilustrada.

      Barcelona : Montaner y Simon, 1918-1921. 510, 591, 478, 559, 451, 444, 451, 453, 533, 526 S., graph. Darst., mit s/w. Abbildungen und Illustrationen, 24,5 cm, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen, ohne Schutzumschlag, no dust jacket, Zustand: leichte Gebrauchsspuren, Bibliotheksexemplare m. Klarsichtumschlag u. Stempel, Einband etwas berieben u. bestossen, sonst insgesamt altersgemäß gute Exemplare. Sprache / Text : Spanisch , Oncken, Wilhelm, 1838-1905, Nueva ed. illustrada, corregida Y ampliada cuidadosamente. Allgemeine Geschichte in Einzeldarstellungen. Lieferung enthält folgende Bände: XV: El islamismo en Oriente y Occidente (conclusion) ; Historia de las Cruzadas; XXV: La revolucion de Inglaterra ; La epoca de Luis XIV; XXVI: Pedro el Grande ; Alemania desde la paz de Westfalia hasta Federico el Grande (1648-1740); XXVII: Alemania desde la paz de Westfalia hasta el reinado de Federico el Grande (1648-1740) (continuacion); XXVIII: Alemania desde la paz de Westfalia hasta Federico el Grande (1648-1740) (conclusion) ; Epoca de Federico el Grande; XXIX: Epoca de Federico el Grande (continuacion); XXXIII: Epoca de la revolucion francesa, del imperio y de la guerra de liberacion (continuacion); XXXIV: Epoca de la revolucion francesa, del imperio y de la guerra de liberacion (conclusion); XXXV: Epoca de la restauracion y de la revolucion desde 1815 hasta; XXXVIII:Los Estados Unidos de la America del Norte y la guerra separatista: con un resumen de la historia de la colonizacion en esta parte del continente americano ; La America Latina desde su origen hasta los tiempos modernos; Verfasserangabe: escrita parcialmente por profesores especialistas, bajo la direccio´n del eminente historio´grafo Guillermo Oncken. Versand D: 5,90 EUR Wilhelm Oncken , Historia Universal , Allgemeine Geschichte, Einzeldarstellungen , Historia , Geschichte History Weltgeschichte

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        Sindbad the Sailor & Other Stories from the Arabian Nights

      1918. Preserves To A Marvel the Persian Feeling" 'Wartime' [1918] Trade Edition in the Original Dust JacketDULAC, Edmund, illustrator. Sindbad the Sailor & Other Stories from the Arabian Nights. London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [1918]. Re-Issue 'Wartime' Trade Edition (issued December 1918). Quarto (11 1/8 x 9 inches; 283 x 231 mm.). [ii], vi, 7-221, [2], [1, blank] pp. Twenty-three color plates mounted on cream stock with decorative border, captioned tissue guards. All text leaves with title-page border design printed in tan and black.Publisher's wartime binding of blue-gray papered boards with white parchment spine and corner tips. Spine with original dark blue morocco label lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A near fine copy in the scarce white paper dust jacket, lettered in black on the spine. "In some of the pictures for this book Dulac continues with the Chinese style developed for Princess Badoura the year before. In others, he reduces the scale and adds a richness of detail to create an effect similar to that seen in Perian and Indian miniature art. The pictures are generally serious but Dulac's ever-present humor creeps in... And always there is the Oriental inspiration" (Hughey)."Mr. Dulac has provided pictures which preserve to a marvel the Persian feeling" (Times Literary Supplement, Dec.. 10, 1914)."It may have been his friendship with the celebrated connoisseurs, Ricketts and Shannon, that led Dulac to a renewed and closer acquaintance with those Oriental and Greek primitives, which he had already learned to love in his youth...Persian miniatures especially have fascinated him... the fantasies which Scheherazade wove... need a jeweled commentator, and Dulac alone possesses the necessary gifts" (Art critic, Martin Birnbaum, Introduction, Catalog of Dulac exhibition, Scott & Fowles Gallery, NY, December 1916).Hughey 35c.

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U. in: Georg Kaiser: Das Frauenopfer. Schauspiel in drei Akten.

      Berlin, S. Fischer, 1918. - 157, (1) SS. Originalleinen mit schwarzgepr. Rücken- und Deckeltitel. 8vo. Erste Auflage. - Am vorderen Vorsatz ein ganzseitiges Gedicht mit Widmung an Elsa Franke: "Wir haben viele Seelen / und eine soll die andere / kennen. Laß Deine linke / Hand wissen, was Deine / rechte tut [.]". Unterschrieben als "Linke Poot" und mit seinem eigentlichen Namen. - Gering fleckig; die Kanten etwas berieben. WG 17.

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        Notes on Guns, Gears and Sights. Turnberry 1918. WWI Aerial Combat. With Notes on the Vickers Gun, Deflection and Theory of Sighting, etc

      Ayr: Observer Office. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed. Occasional foxing and minor marks. 1918. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). 103pp. With 45 pasted-in photographs of the Vickers gun, biplanes, sights, etc. Lavishly illustrated item on gunnery training for WWI biplane pilots. .

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        Murerplan der Stadt Zürich. Holzschnitt.

      Zürich, Fritz Amberger, 1918 - 105 x 145 cm, 114 x 154 cm (gerahmt), Kleine Fehlstellen sauber geschlossen, Wasserrand unten rechts (ausserhalb des Holzschnittes) - insgesamt ein schönes und dekoratives Exemplar mit Patina. Auf BFK Rives Nicolas aufgezogen, «MDCCCCXVIII Jar gedruckt durch Fritz Amberger, vormalen David Bürkli». Diese Auflage ist die 6. der insgesamt 8 Auflagen von den Originalstöcken die im Staatsarchiv verwahrt sind. - Die Orignalüberschrift lautet: Der uralten wytbekannten Statt Zurych gestalt und gelaegenhait / wie sy zuo diser zyt in waesen / ufgerissen und in grund gelegt / durch Josen Murer / und durch Christoffel Froschaower / zuo Eeren dem Vatterland getruckt / Im M.D.LXXVI. Jar.Angeregt durch Ansichtspläne anderer Städte (Venedig, Strassburg, Augsburg, Basel etc.) wollte Jos Murer (1554-1631) seiner Vaterstadt ein Denkmal setzen. Da in seiner Glasmalerwerkstatt in dieser Zeit nur wenige Bestellungen eingingen, musste sich Murer, Vater von zwölf Kindern, etwas einfallen lassen. Ausgerüstet mit einer ?Mesz-Schybe? und Schrittmass vermass er das Gebiet innerhalb der Stadtmauern und übertrug es auf Leinwand. Danach schritt er die Gassen ab und zeichnete jedes Haus und jeden Baum aus der gleichen Richtung. So entstand auf Leinwand ein farbiges Gemälde der Stadt in der faszinierenden Vogelperspektive in der Grösse des späteren Holzschnittes, aber mit viel mehr Details. Im Zürcher Rat sass auch der Drucker Christoph Froschauer (1532-1585), der Neffe des Buchdruckers Christoph Froschauer, der das Potential dieses «Stadtplanes»erkannte. Falls es gelingen würde, ihn zu vervielfältigen, könnte man ihn in vielen Exemplaren verkaufen. Murer übertrug das Original auf dünnes Ölpapier. Darauf wurde es auf sechs Platten aus Birnbaumholz von je 45 x 45 cm seitenverkehrt "gerissen". Der Formschneider Ludwig Friyg begann in seiner Werkstatt an der Froschaugasse mit grosser Kunst und unsäglichen Mühen alle Teile, die im späteren Abdruck weiss werden sollten, wegzuschneiden. Kleinere Schriften wurden erst später auf separaten Holzstreifen eingefügt. 1576 wurde der Plan trotz militärischer Bedenken erstmals gedruckt. 20000 gr. Schlagworte: Helvetica - ZürichGrafik - vor 1800 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company 1918 - 8vo., 8vo., black cloth lettered in gilt; slightly soiled, with a touch of rubbing. First American edition, later printing. This copy is signed by Ibanez on the half-title page. When Ibanez's most famous work, "The Four Horsemen," was filmed by Rex Ingram in 1921, it proved the vehicle that propelled Rudolph Valentino to stardom. ---- From the library of Lois Walcott Kellogg, with her ownership signature on the front endpaper. A noted philanthropist, Kellogg later married Philip C. Jessup, a judge on the International Court of Justice and veteran U.S. diplomat, credited with playing a major role in ending the Soviet blockade of West Berlin. A handsome copy rarely found signed by the influential Spanish novelist. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Das Plakat. 9. Jg.. Zeitschrift des Vereins der Plakatfreunde e.V.

      Berlin, 1918 4°, 252 (2) S., zahlreiche Abbildungen, Tafeln und eingeklebte Bilder., HLwd., Deckel fleckig, Rücken beschienen. Etwa 70 Bl. etwas wasserrändig, partiell wellig. Im Heft 2 eine Produktmarke eingeklebt; Heft 3/4 fehlt eine Grafikbeilage. Ein Blatt 6 cm eingerissen; einige weitere Seiten mit kleinen Randeinrissen. Insgesamt ein brauchbares Exemplar. Original-Jahresbindung. Titelseiten nicht mit eingebunden. Enthält: Heft 1: Januar - Max Schwarzer - Selbstbekenntnisse. / Heft 2: März - Heinz Keune/ Heft 3/ 4: Mai/Juli - Ludwig Kainer/ Heft 5/6: Sept./Nov. - Deutsche Reklamekunst aus fünf Jahrhunderten von Walter von zur Westen/. Einer der seltenen Kriegsjahrgänge da diese nur in geringer Auflage erschienen sind. Der Berliner jüdische Zahnarzt und engagierte Plakatsammler Hans Sachs (1881 -1974) gründete 1905 den Verein der Plakatfreunde und gab von 1910-1921 die Zeitschrift «Das Plakat» heraus. Sachs stellte zwischen 1896 und 1938 eine Sammlung von rund 12.500 Plakaten und 18.000 kleinformatigen gebrauchsgrafischen Arbeiten zusammen. die aber im Krieg verloren ging. Später tauchte ein Teil in der DDR auf. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Plakatbücher

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        Eine Routenaufnahme durch Ostpersien. Band 1 und 2 plus Bror Asklund, Zur Geologie Ostpersiens. Auf Grund der von Sven Hedin gesammelten Gesteinsproben. (im Ganzen 3 Bände).

      Stockholm: Generalstabens Litografiska Anstalt, 1918-1925. XII, 139 S. VII, 548 S. plus (teils farb.) Tafeln + Faltmappe mit 6 Faltkarten (Deckel lose) Privates Halbleder. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Dr. Wolfram Kleiss, langjährigem Leiter der Außenstelle Teheran des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Leicht berieben. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. - BAND 1: Von Veramin nach Kuh-i-nachschir -- Von Lager IX am Rande des Kevir nach Busurgi -- Von Kuh-i-busurgi nach Dschandak -- Von Dschandak durch die Kevir-Wüste über Turut nach Arusun -- Von Arusun nach Tabes -- Von Tabes nach Tacht-i-Nadiri -- Von Tacht-i-Nadiri nach Tschah-i-kuru -- Von Tschah-i-kuru nach Hamun -- Von Hamun nach Killa-rabat -- Die Karawanenstrasse von Teheran nach Meschhed -- Zur Transkription der persischen Namen von Prof. Dr. K. V. ZETTERSTÉEN -- Die meteorologischen Beobachtungen von Prof. Dr. NILS EKHOLM -- Karten. Von H. BYSTRÖM -- BAND 2: Kartographische Beschreibung der Routenaufnahme durch Ostpersien im Jahre 1906 -- Zur Bedeutung der persischen Namen von K. V. ZETTERSTÉEN -- Zur Geologie Ostpersiens auf Grund der von SVEN HEDIN gesammelten Gesteinsproben von BROR ASKLUND. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Göttliche Komödie. 3 Bde. Übertragen von Philalethes. Bd. 1: Die Hölle. Bd. 2: Das Fegefeuer. Bd. 3: Das Paradies. München, Hans von Weber 1914-16. Braune Orig.-Maroquinbde. mit Rückentitel, Kastenvergoldung, reicher Filetenvergoldung auf beiden Deckeln, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, Vollgoldschnitt. (Signiert u. datiert Herkomer, München 1918).

      0 - Fünfter Hyperiondruck, eines von 500 Exemplaren auf Van Gelder-Bütten. Gedruckt von Joh. Enschedé en Zonen in Haarlem. Tadelloses Exemplar in Meistereinbänden von Herkomer, München. - Rodenberg 414. - Schauer, Bd. II,62.

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        Die südslawische Frage und der Weltkrieg - Übersichtliche Darstellung des Gesamt-Problems.

      Wien, Manzsche K.u.K Hof-, Verlags- und Universitätsbuchhandlung, 1918. 1.Auflage, X, 796 Seiten, mit drei gefalteten Karten, 8° , Bibliothekseinband Einband etwas berieben, Titel fehlt (ansonst vollständig), etwas fingerfleckig, ansonst guter Zustand. ------------------------------------------------------- Erstausgabe des Standardwerkes! Wie alle Publikationen Pilars sehr selten! Die südslawische Frage und der Weltkrieg (Nebentitel: Übersichtliche Darstellung des Gesamtproblems) ist ein Buch des kroatischen Nationalökonoms, Soziologen und Historikers Dr. Ivo Pilar. Die Erstausgabe des Werks erfolgte 1918 in Wien unter dem Autorenpseudonym L.[eo] v.[on] Südland. Das Buch stellt die Geschichte der Kroaten, Serben und Bosniaken aus nationalkroatischer Sicht dar. Es enthält u.a. die Warnung vor einem Jugoslawien, da dieses nur zu einem Großserbien führen könne. Der Besitz des Buches war daher im Königreich Jugoslawien verboten. Die erste Ausgabe wurde angeblich größtenteils vom jugoslawischen Geheimdienst aufgekauft und vernichtet. Sie ist dadurch zu einer bibliographischen Rarität geworden. Erster Weltkrieg,

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        The Magic Pudding - Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and His Friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff

      Sydney: Angus & Robertson Limited, 1918. 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 -> 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. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/Facsimile Wrapper. Illus. by Norman Lindsay. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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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..

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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.'

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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]

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        P. Ovidii Nasonis Amorum. Libri tres. (Lateinischer Text und Übersetzung von Rudolf Schott).

      München, Piper 1918..

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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

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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. .

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd PBFA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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