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        WILD FLOWER CHILDREN

      - VOLLAND. WILD FLOWER CHILDREN: the little playmates of the fairies by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago :Volland (1918, 20th printing). 4to, green pictorial boards, offsetting on spine paper from binding glue else fine in original box (flaps repaired). A Volland Nature Children Book and companion to Mother Earth's Children etc. This is illustrated by JANET LAURA SCOTT with pictorial endpapers plus color illustrations on every page decpicting wonderful humanized wildflowers. This is an excellent copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Contest Friars VS. Lambs For United War Work Campaign

      New York: Carey Show Print. Poster. Page measures 85 1/2" x 40". This large scale World War I poster features patriotic red, white, and blue fonts to underscore its message. The Friars and the Lambs, two organizations operating at the time of the War (and still today), participated in fundraising contests for the United War Work Campaign or UWWR. That 1918 campaign was charged with raising $170,000,000 to help demobilize the army and maintain morale in the final few years of the war. The campaign was a success, and was at the time recognized as the largest fundraising event in history. This poster is a wonderful vestige that illustrates the willingness of all different organizations to demonstrate their devotion to the nation's troops. It is in very good condition, and is creased at the folds as issued. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        One of the Thousand Y.M.C.A. Girls in France. United War Work Campaign, Nov. 11th to 18th

      New York: Grinnell Litho, [1918]. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good. 42.5 by 28.5 inches. A poster promoting women volunteers in France during the First World War. This image shows a woman dressed in a sensible green uniform, a tie, and a cape, holding out a cup of a steaming drink. The widely publicized War Work Campaign began, by coincidence, on the day the German's surrendered. The artist attended the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League. She was a member of the Algonguin Round Table. This is one of just a handful of WWI posters designed by women. Linen-backed. Small area of restoration, just affecting image, in lower left corner. Minor loss in a few places in the margins, else a bright copy of this iconic World War I poster.

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

      New York: American Art Association, 1918. Softcover. Good- (Art school ex-lib. with stamp and pocket. Sewn binding loosening a bit. Dj soiled and torn with pieces missing from both covers. Hammer prices marked in ink next to most items.) Not pretty, but complete. Plain card covers. Cream paper dj with grey cloth spine (perhaps lib. binding tape); bw illus. and red/black lettering. Unpaginated; [200] with 9 color plates and additional bw illus. Tissue guards over color plates. Text in English. Catalogue of 570 exquisite works of European white glazes (mostly English - a large number of Leeds and salt glaze pieces - with some Italian and French; as well as both Chinese white and other Chinese porcelains; color plates show images of Chinese works in green, red, and violet), sold at auction on January 3, 4, and 5, 1918. With a brief introductory essay, A Note of White, by Dana H. Carroll. Carroll was a well-known cataloguer of collections of Asian works of art and compiled catalogues of the collections of Louis C. Tiffany, Charles Freer, and for many of New York's top auction houses, including Yamanaka & Company. Each of the items in this catalogue is well-annotated, and the color plates are exquisitely rich and in excellent condition. A valuable resource for any collector of European and/or Chinese glazes.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        The Works of Joseph Conrad: 20 Volumes [Signed]

      Published by William Heinemann Ltd., London 1918. 1918. Uniform matching hard back binding in publisher's original oatmeal buckram cloth over paper boards, deep navy title and author lettering to the spines, Conrad's printed signature to the front covers. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Hand written number 425 of 750 sets which are for sale, 30 sets for presentation. SIGNED by the author in bold blue ink to the limitation leaf 'Joseph Conrad'. Volume 19 is dated 1923, volume 20, 1927. Spines slightly age darkened, volume 20 with age darkening to the corners of the front board. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Een boecxken gemaket van suster bertken die lvii jaren besloten heeft gheseten tot Utrecht in dye buerkercke.

      - [Den Haag], (De Zilverdistel, 1918). Oorspronkelijk verguld heelperkament met het Zilverdistel-vignet in goud op het voorplat. In papieren foedraal met hetzelfde vignet (Binderij Phoenix). (40) p. Met de hand gezet uit de Disteltype en gedrukt door J.F. van Royen in rood en zwart in een oplage van 70 op de pers genummerde exemplaren. Ex libris verwijderd van binnenzijde voorplat.* Misschien wel de mooiste Zilverdistel! De eerste toepassing van de letter Disteltype van L. Pissarro. Van Royen 1964, 12. De Zilverdistel 16.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        The Hand of the Potter

      Boni and Liveright 1918 - Boni and Liveright, New York 1918. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1918 with no additional printings. Cloth boards. Signed by Theodore Dreiser on the half title page. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, shelf wear. Light spots, light age toning. Dust jacket is not present. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        English Fairy Tales.

      Macmillan and Co., London 1918 - Gorgeous copy. Limited First Signed Edition (500 copies), 1918. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 16 full colour lithographs on contrasting mounts, textblock on handmade paper, numerous black-and-white drawings throughout. A gorgeous copy in 20th century vellum gilt. Contents and covers bright, clean and unmarked. Small signature inscription on upper corner of first free endpaper, otherwise, a remarkable copy free from any signs of age or marks at all. Highly recommended collectable title. Enquiries welcome. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hart Books]
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        [Photo Album]: Section 520 U.S. Army Ambulance Service Served in the World War. Saw Active Service in Italy, France, Belgium, Luxumberg[sic], Germany

      1918-1919. Oblong octavo. Cord-tied flexible cloth boards with "Photographs" stamped in blind on front board. A total of 292 gelatin silver images with 277 mounted between four and nine to a page, plus 15 loose prints, all measuring between 2.5" x 2" and 7" x 5". Most images are well-captioned in white album ink. First leaf is detached, modest wear, some fading to some images, very good or better. Newspaper clipping laid in about the experiences of Charles D. Hallman of Allentown, Pennsylvania in the Ambulance Service, that extensively quotes from his letters to his parents about his unit's journey by road in their ambulances across the Alps from Italy into France.The album commences with a group photo of the unit at Fort Dix in New Jersey, with the names of the each man in the unit noted. After a few images of training camp (in gas masks, in tents, being inoculated, etc.), a parade, a shipboard boxing match, the Rock of Gibraltar, and the coast of Spain, the location swiftly shifts to Camp "Lido" in Genova, Italy with many well-captioned images of the beach, the city, ambulances, and the camp. There are many photos of various members of the unit posing and well-identified, of ships and submarines, of the English convalescent camp, and several of their journey over the Alps. Once they reach France, mostly near the Meuse River and Argonne Forest, the scenes become more military: posing in shell holes, ambulances and planes destroyed by German fire, landscapes decimated by artillery, German bombs exploding, airplanes on patrol over the hospital, observations balloons, cemeteries, captured guns and pillboxes, barbed wire, and no-man's land.A splendid album concentrated almost exclusively on the experiences of a soldier in the Ambulance Service. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lt. Col. George S. Patton, Jr., writing from France, tells his mother that his wife Beatrice "thinks she will take a house ? but I advise her visiting you first for a rest then let her take a house, but what ever happens don?t argue with her as she seems on the verge of a bust up by her letters ?"

      [Langres, France], May 5, 1918. 4.5" x 7". "Autograph Letter Signed ""G S Patton Jr.,"" 1 page, 4.5"" x 7"". [1st Tank Center, Langres, France], May 5, 1918. Expertly mended at edges on verso. To his mother, Mrs. George S Patton. Fine condition.In full, ""Dear Mama: I have had four letters from home lately. Also several from B [his wife, Beatrice]. She thinks she will take a house vs apt. have some responsibility but I advise her visiting you first for a rest then let her take a house, but what ever happens don?t argue with her as she seems on the verge of a bust up by her letters. I am very well and quite busy but not in the latter I love you with all my heart and please don?t worry about me. G S Patton Jr."" Patton wed Beatrice Ayer in 1910."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        L'Amour et la Folie. 12 improvisierte Radierungen über erotische Themen.

      Ohne Ort und Verlag [d.i. Berlin, A. Hoennicke], Privatdruck, 1918. - Quer-Folio (40 x 30 cm). |12 Orig.-Radierungen inkl. Titelblatt| (von 5x5 bis 18x18 cm) auf Bütten (25x30 xm), montiert auf größeren Tafeln. In einer marmorierten Kartonmappe (sign. Bruno Scheer) mit montierter erotischer Lithographie mit Titel und Kollophon. |Einzige Ausgabe| dieses Privatdrucks für Freunde des Künstler in einer |einmaligen Auflage von 20 eigenhändig numerierten Exemplaren|; die Platten wurden vernichtet. Jedes Blatt von |Fingesten signiert| und einige auch von ihm eigenhändig betitelt. Fingesten schuf nur wenige erotische Mappenwerke, die alle von grösster Seltenheit sind. Das Mappenwerk "L'amour et la folie" variiert in phantasievollen Improvisationen das Thema Liebe in seinen unterschiedlichsten und für Fingesten typischen Aspekten: vom kindlich Verspielten über das Skurrile und Ausgefallene bis zur erotischen Mordlust. Innendeckel mit montierter Lithographie (8x7,5 cm) ähnlich einem Exlibris, das sowohl Fingestens Name wie auch den des Verlegers Alf Hoennicke trägt. Es handelt sich offensichtlich um sein Exemplar. Mappe und Kanten stärker berieben, Kapitale mit kleinen Einrissen. Titellitho gebräunt. Flügel fehlen. Trägertafeln teils gedunkelt, leichter fingerfleckig, teils kleine Einrisse am Rand. Die Radierungen in gutem Zustand. Hayn-Got. IX, 165. Nechwatal S. 97. Backe, Hoennicke-Bibliographie 20. Exlibris nicht bei Deeken. ------------------------ Oblong folio (29 x 39 cm). Twelve original etchings (sizes vary considerably, from 18 x 18 cm to 5 x 5 cm, but are printed on uniform 25 x 31 cm sheets, with each sheet then tipped to a larger sheet), the whole laid loose into a vellum-backed marbled board folder, with printed pictorial label (14.5 x 14cm) mounted on upper board. Boards edgeworn, vellum darkened, with small chip at crown of spine, a few of the mounting sheets have small nicks at the edges, but the etchings are in fine state. One of twenty copies of this rare portfolio of erotically charged etchings by Fingesten, with each etching signed and some titled in pencil in the margin by the artist, and with the first etching, which incorporates the title, numbered in the margin as well. According to the caption on the title label of the portfolio, the etched plates were destroyed after this edition was printed. A pictorial label (8 x 7.5 cm) resembling a bookplate, bearing both Fingesten's name and that of publisher Alf. Hoennicke, appears in the corner of the front pastedown of the portfolio, suggesting that either this was Hoennicke's copy, or that he may have had a hand in the genesis of this "private" edition. Fingesten produced several portfolios of etchings and/or lithographs such as this example, all in small editions, and all are scarce to rare. -------------------------------- |Traduction française sur demande|. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1918 - 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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        Edvard Munch.

      Berlin, Verlag von Bruno Cassirer, 1918. Drittes und Viertes Tausend. 191 S. m. 78 Abb. und eine Originalradierung mit einer Bildnisstudie von Edvard Munch. OHLwd. (Einband und Ecken stark beschabt, Block gelockert, ) Gerne schicken wir ein scan der Radierung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: St. Jürgen Antiquariat]
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        KIAI-TSEU-YUAN HOU TCHOUAN ENCYCLOPEDIE DE LA PEINTURE CHINOISE. CHIEH-TZU YUAN

      Paris 1918, Laurens. Brown paper over cloth, tall folio,. index of of painters, general table, glossary, 497 black &. white gravures, 30 x 41 cm., very good, clean, solid copy.. RARE FIRST & ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 550 COPIES. This is a wonderful work, with superb detail coverage of the JIE ZI YUAN HUA ZHUANG HUA NIAO PU: MUSTARD SEED GARDEN. GUIDE TO PAINTING, a Chinese classic by Li Li-Ong & Wang Kai in 1679. * This work discusses and illustrates a great portion of the original with additional commentaries. Hailed as the most important Chinese book on painting ever issued, it has been a continual source of instruction for Chinese and Japanese as well as for Western artists over the centuries. This covers landscapes, flowers, flowers, birds and figures, with critical notes on the principles and technical advice on painting. * Useful analyses of the methods of drawing, for landscapes and for flower & birds. This superb work was begun in 1677 and finished in 1679. It has become a classic of Ming & Ch'ing painting, and a guide to both scholars & artists throughout China. * A major European reference on this great Chinese classic, few works in Western languages were written about this book therefore this is the one single and most copious of any resource. Issued in a huge folio size, 30 x 41 cm. over all in heavy rag paper, a monumental work ! * BIBLIOGRAPHY K. Toda: THE RYERSON COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHINESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, p.406-410. * J. Needham, SCIENCE AND CIVILIZATION IN CHINA: vol.3, p.596 et al for more details. * SZE, Mai-Mai: THE TAO OF PAINTING: A Study of the Ritual Disposition of Chinese Painting. With Translation of the Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting 1679-1701. Please inquire with us as we may have this in stock. * RAWSON, Jessica. ed. et al.: THE BRITISH MUSEUM BOOK OF CHINESE ART.: page 124. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Kolonie und Heimat. XII. Jahrg. Nr. 1 bis Nr. 36 (Oktober 1918 bis Juni 1919). - 36 Hefte (nach hinten inkompletter Jahrgang). / Unabhängige Koloniale Wochenschrift. Organ des Frauenbundes der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft. - Ausgabe A.

      - Berlin: "Kolonie und Heimat" Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 1918 / 1919; ca. 36 (H) x 26 cm. Mit unterschiedlichen Zusatztiteln: Nrn 1 - 8: "Kriegs-Nummer"; Nrn. 9 - 21, Nrn 23 - 26 und Nrn 28 bis 30: "Zwischen Waffenstillstand und Frieden", Nr. 22: Sonder-Nummer: "Zur Rückkehr unserer Ostafrikaner"; Nr. 27: Sonder-Nummer: "Die wirtschaftl. Verhältnisse von Deutsch-Ostafrika während des Krieges"; ab Nr. 31 ohne Zusatztitel. - 36 z. T. mittig gefalzte Einzelhefte mit Gebrauchsspuren, in der Regel jeweils 8 Seiten. - Mit folgenden Mängeln und Einschränkungen: Nr. 3: letztes Blatt (S. 7/8) fehlt, Vorderrand fleckig; Nr. 5: letztes Blatt (S. 7/8) fehlt; Schlußbericht des fehlenden Blattes: "Erinnerungen aus Südwestafrika" in Ausschnitten auf unteren Reklameteil der S. 6 geklebt; Nr.6: letztes Blatt (S. 7/8) fehlt; Nr.12: letztes Blatt (S. 7/8) fehlt; Nrn. 15 u. 16: stärkere Rand-Läsuren / Randeinrisse; Nrn. 17 u. 18: Vorderränder bestoßen und braunfleckig; Nr. 27: Blätter einzeln; Nr. 30: Vorderkante gebräunt, mit Einrissen; Nr. 34: Einrisse an Vorderkante, mit oberen Eckknicken; Nr. 36: Einrisse, Eckknicke, Randflecken. - Insgesamt für Einzelhefte noch recht passabel ehalten. Die angegebenen fehlenden Seiten sind zu bedauern, schmälern aber den Wert dieser sehr seltenen Einzel-Hefte nur in geringem Maße. - Dazu: Kolonie und Heimat. Kriegs-Nummern. Elfter Jahrgang (Oktober 1917 bis September 1918). 51 (von 52) Hefte (Heft Nr. 33 fehlt). Bei allen Heften des Jahrganges wurden die S. 7 / 8 (i.d.R. letztes Blatt) entfernt! - Gebrauchsspuren; nicht eingehend kollationiert. Dazu: Private Sammlung betitelt "Kriegschronik zu Kolonie und Heimat", insgesamt 70 SS., von Juni 1914 bis 3. Juli 1918 (Ende der Chronik); die ersten 19 SS. vorder- und rückseitig auf Blätter montiert, die ersten 7 SS. teilweise handschriftlich notiert bzw. ergänzt, ab S. 23 die entsprechenden Blätter aus "Kolonie und Heimat" entnommen und handschriftlich fortlaufend numeriert. - Nicht eingehend kollationiert. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Harald Holder]
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        Cartel de Toros) CEUTA (Fiestas Patronales).

      - 1918 (4, 5, 6 y 11 de Agosto). INAUGURACIÓN DE LA PLAZA. MATADORES: "CARNICERITO", "LAGARTIJILLO", "MEJICANO", "TROYANITO" y "PAJARERO CHICO". Bonito Cartel Alegórico, a todo Color. RARO. (T-104) 50x22 cms. CARTELES TAUROMAQUIA

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        MY ANTONIA

      1918. [a handsome copy] With Illustrations by W. T. Benda. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918. Original brown cloth lettered in light orange. First Edition, first printing (with the date on the FRONT of the title leaf), first state (with the illustrations on coated paper, rather than on text paper). This was Cather's second great novel of immigrant life on the Nebraska frontier, following O PIONEERS! of 1913. It tells of a Bohemian immigrant girl's life there, and of the pioneer strength that carries her through numerous adversities. Cather took a major role in the production of this book, choosing the illustrator and negotiating with Houghton Mifflin regarding many aspects of the book (especially the advertising budget, which HMC would not increase above $300.00!). She was particularly upset when she learned that HMC had ordered the illustrations printed on coated plate paper; she insisted that they be on regular text paper (though individually inserted), so some of the 3,000 copies of the first printing are in that later state (but not this one).~This is an attractive copy, fine except for the slightest of soil near the fore-edge of the front cover. Since this was a modestly-produced wartime book, we seldom see copies approaching this condition anymore. Crane A9a.1.

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

      American Art Association, New York 1918 - Plain card covers. Cream paper dj with grey cloth spine (perhaps lib. binding tape); bw illus. and red/black lettering. Unpaginated; [200] with 9 color plates and additional bw illus. Tissue guards over color plates. Text in English. Catalogue of 570 exquisite works of European white glazes (mostly English - a large number of Leeds and salt glaze pieces - with some Italian and French; as well as both Chinese white and other Chinese porcelains; color plates show images of Chinese works in green, red, and violet), sold at auction on January 3, 4, and 5, 1918. With a brief introductory essay, A Note of White, by Dana H. Carroll. Carroll was a well-known cataloguer of collections of Asian works of art and compiled catalogues of the collections of Louis C. Tiffany, Charles Freer, and for many of New York's top auction houses, including Yamanaka & Company. Each of the items in this catalogue is well-annotated, and the color plates are exquisitely rich and in excellent condition. A valuable resource for any collector of European and/or Chinese glazes. Good- (Art school ex-lib. with stamp and pocket. Sewn binding loosening a bit. Dj soiled and torn with pieces missing from both covers. Hammer prices marked in ink next to most items.) Not pretty, but complete [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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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. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Kunst - 20 Jht. nach 1945 Deutsche Literatur Musik - Klassik

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        English Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1918. - Edition De LuxeOne of 500 Signed Copies [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. STEEL, Flora Annie. English Fairy Tales. Retold by Flora Annie Steel. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Macmillan & Co., 1918.Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 numbered copies, (this copy being no. 331), signed by the artist. Large quarto (11 3/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 284 x 22 mm.). [2, limitation leaf], ix, [1, blank], 341, [3, blank] pp. Sixteen color plates mounted on textured white paper, with captioned tissue guards, and forty-one drawings in black and white.Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Pictorial endpapers in green and white. Some marginal stains on a few plate mounts, vellum uniformly darkened. A good and very reasonably priced copy of one of Arthur Rackham's best titles."Rackham's books for the English market in the early post-war years included Flora Annie Steel's English Fairy Tales Retold (1918), with its 57 illustrations " (Hamilton, p. 128)Amongst many others, the fairy tales include:St. George of Merrie EnglandThe Story of the Three BearsJack the Giant-KillerThe Golden BallJack and the BeanstalkThe Three Little PigsMr. FoxThe Old Woman and her PigLittle Red Riding-HoodThe Babes in the WoodThe Ass, the Table, and the StickThe Rose TreeLatimore and Haskell, p. 48. Riall, p. 132. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Dichtertje. De uitvreter. Titaantjes.

      Haarlem, J.H. de Bois, [1918]. Ingenaaid (ontwerp R[eijer] S[tolk]). Onafgesneden. 130 p. 1e druk. Debuut. Professioneel gerestaureerd door Henk Linde: rug deels vernieuwd, omslag op enkele plaatsen miniem aangevezeld (rapport bijgevoegd).* Goed exemplaar van Nescio's zeldzame debuut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1918. Sextodecimo. Bound in recent brown half morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, original pictorial paper covered boards, original pictorial endpapers at front. Colour frontispiece and 26 full-page colour illustrations. Neat inscription to verso of front free endpaper, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression with the 'N' dropped from London on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A consular appointment signed by James K. Polk and future President James Buchanan as Secretary of State bestowed on a Portuguese cork merchant

      Washington, DC, August 17, 1918. 15.75" x 13.25". "Document Signed, ""James K. Polk,"" as President, 1 page, 15.75"" x 13.25"", Washington, August 17, 1848, countersigned, ""James Buchanan,"" as Secretary of State, an appointment of ""Cesar Henrique Stuart de la Figaniere"" as ""Vice Consul of Portugal for the Port of New York and for other parts of The State of New York, and for East Jersey"" Usual folds, some extremely light toned spots, else very fine with an intact wafer seal of the State Department affixed at the bottom left.In addition to his consular duties, La Figaniere was also a merchant dealing in cork, one of Portugal's main exports. (""Marine Court,"" New York Times, Jan. 19, 1855, 6)"

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        FORTUNE

      Garden City: Doubleday Page 1918 1st ed, 1918. First edition. Near fine in a ragged badly damaged dustjacket. Jacket lacks a large piece of both the front and back panel along with roughly 75% of its spine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS MOTHER. Extremely rare in dustjacket even one as damaged as this.

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        Das neue Bilderbuch. Reime von Stora Max.

      München, Georg W. Dietrich, 1918. Quer-4°. o. Pag. [12 Bll.] Illustr. OHlwd. EA. - Dietrichs Münchener Künstler-Bilderbücher, Buch 29. - Fachmännisch restaurierte Gelenke und Randläsuren, Besitzsign. a. V., Deckel leicht gewölbt. - Tom Seidmann-Freud (1892 - 1930), eine Nichte von Sigmund Freud, war eine der wichtigsten Bilderbuch-Künstlerinnen der 20er Jahre in Deutschland. Nach einigen unveröffentlichten Entwürfen erschien 1914 ihr erstes Werk, Das Baby-Liederbuch. 1918-1920 lebte sie in München, wo Das neue Bilderbuch erschien. Zurück in Berlin heiratete Tom Freud den Schriftsteller Jankew Seidmann. 1922 kam die Tochter Angela zur Welt. 1927 begann die fruchtbare Zusammenarbeit mit dem Berliner Verleger Herbert Stuffer; es entstanden die neuartigen Spiel- und Verwandlungsbücher Das Wunderhaus und Das Zauberboot. 1929 erschien das Buch der erfüllten Wünsche, mit dem erstmals psychoanalytisches Gedankengut Eingang ins Kinderbuch fand. Gemeinsam mit Stuffer entstanden die Manuskripte für die vier Spielfibeln (1930-1932). Am 19. Oktober 1929 nahm sich Jankew Seidmann aufgrund unlösbarer wirtschaftlicher Schwierigkeiten das Leben; in tiefer Depression folgte ihm Tom Seidmann-Freud am 7. Februar 1930 in den Tod. (Zitat nach B. Murken). - Hier ihre zweite Veröffentlichung. Selten. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kinderbuch

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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]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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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

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR Borkert, Schwarz, Zerf]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther]
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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,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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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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