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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die Ballette des Deutschen Theaters<. Zwölf Original- Farblithographien von Ernst Stern. Text von Oscar Bie., Aus der Reihe: Prospero-Druck Nr. 4. (Luxusausgabe).

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

      [Bookseller: Galerie Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        Letters of Cyrus Foss Chamberlain. A Member of the Lafayette Flying Corps.

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

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        Springtide of Life, The

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

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        World War One Photograph Album - Navy Band Member aboard the U.S.S. Iowa and in France

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

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        [74 STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS RELATING TO WORLD WAR I] Of a total of 600, (see note). With a working Keystone Viewer (Meadeville PA.) in very good order.

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

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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        Von der 9. Reserve-Division und ihrer Sturmkompagnie während ihrer Kämpfe im Bereich der 1. Armee

      Verlag der Somme Wacht Kriegszeitung der 1. Armee, (ca 1918) - Mappe mit 30 Drucken, jeweils auf grauem Karton montiert, und ein 8-seitiges Beilage-Blatt mit Vorwort, Einführung und den Titeln der Bilder. Die Bilder stammen vom Kriegsmaler Martin Frost. 280 x 390 mm, (4 Bl., 30 gez. Bl.), Faltmappe, , Mappe mit stärkeren Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. Beiblatt etwas fleckig in gutem Zustand. Kartonagen mit Randbräune. Die montierten Abbildungen in sehr gutem Zustand. 2000 gr [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Werner Eichel]
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        [Poster]. That Liberty Shall Not Perish from the Earth. Buy Liberty Bonds. Fourth Liberty Loan

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

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Affaire Bola-Pacha, 68 Croquis d'Audience par Sem.

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

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        TAMBOURS ET TROMPETTES

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

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Autograph Letter Signed ("A. Einstein"), in German.

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

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Mitchell Library Sydney. Contents List of the H.L. White Postage-Stamp Collection

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

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Bovay, famille. - Fonds de la famille Bovay / Bovey de Chanéaz (1574 - 1918).

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

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The Maid of the Combahee ; a Romance of the South from the Manuscript of Sir Thomas Yeld, Bart

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

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Collected Works of the Central Asiatic Expeditions to Mongolia and China, in 9 volumes, complete.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lutz-Peter Kreussel]
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        Das junge Deutschland - Monatsschrift für Literatur und Theater - Erster Jahrgang 1918 - Alfred Döblin, Walter Hasenclever, Rudolf Pannwitz, Oskar Kokoschka, Emil Orlik, Ernst Stern etc.

      Erich Reiß, Berlin 1918 - Beiträge von Ernst Blaß, Max Brod, Alfred Döblin, Kasimir Edschmid, Walther Seidlitz, Margarete Freund, Hans Hain, Walter Hasenclever, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Emil Jannings, Georg Kaiser, Klabund, Rudolf Pannwitz, Erich Singer, Peter Suhrkamp, Hugo Wolf, Gerhart Hauptmann, Frank Wedekind, August Strindberg u.v.a.m. Beiträge zu: Expressionismus in der Malerei, Maria Stuart im Deutschen Theater, Chagall, Picasso, Kandinsky, Hauptmanns Bühnensprache, Frank Wedekinds Tod, Das neue Drama, Das geistliche Schauspiel des Mittelalters u.v.a.m. Kunst von Erich Büttner, Reinhard Goering, Oskar Kokoschka, Emil Orlik, Ernst Stern u.a. 375 S. Einband sehr leicht bestoßen, sauber, Rücken mit geringen Druckspuren, Schnitt angebräunt, sauber, Seiten etwas lichtrandig, sauber, ausgesprochen guter Zustand. Size: gr.8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Verlag IL Kunst, Literatur & Antiquariat]
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        TAMBOURS ET TROMPETTES

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

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        This is what God gives us. What are you giving so that others may live? Eat less wheat, meat, fats, sugar. Send more to Europe or they will starve

      United States Food Administration. No. 17. [1918?] Lithograph in many colors. 29 x 21.1 in. / 73.6 x 53.6 cm. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue. The text appears in a frame surrounded by various kinds of foods. Another version exists with a similar but different text.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery]
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        Mother Goose Rhymes

      East Aurora, New York: Roycrofters, 1918 No Ownership Marks Or Writing. No Date Shown, Probably 1918. Light Shelf Wear To Bottom Edges. Blue Spine With Gilt Lettering. Corners Worn Through. Top Edges Gilt. Edward Mccandlish's Illustrations Would Have Been Familiar To Washington Post Readers In The 1920'S And 30'S. Mccandlish Drew His Bunny Tots Stories For The Newspaper's Children's Pages And Later Published A Series Of Bunny Tots Books.

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        Klein-Rainers Weltreise.

      Georg W. Dietrich,, München, 1918 - 16 hojas, con 14 litografías a color de Lily Hildebrandt. Cartoné original. Muy buen estado. Primera edición de esta importante obra de Lily Hildebrandt, artista especializada en las vidrieras, de cuya obra este ejemplar es una primera muestra.Lily Hildebrandt, de origen judío, fue la primera estudiante de Ad. Meyer en Berlín. En 1913 se trasladó a Stuttgart, donde fue estudiante de Adolf Hölzel. Tras 1919 su casa fue un lugar de encuentro de la vanguardia artística. El protagonista del libro es Rainer Hildebrandt (1914-2004), hijo de Hans y Lily; fue amigo y alumno de Albrecht Haushofer, combatiente de la resistencia y fundador y directo del museo "Haus am Checkpoint Charlie". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MILANO: FOTOGRAFIE ORIGINALI DEL 1918 Realizzate dallo Studio Fotografico Varischi / Artico di Milano.

      (1918). Raccolta di 10 interessantissime fotografie originali (mm. 362 x 486 - al vivo) scattate dopo l?'incendio scoppiato nei Magazzini della Rinascente di Milano il giorno di Natale 1818. Queste immagini sono state realizzate dallo Studio Fotografico di Arturo Varischi e Giovanni Artico, situato in Corso Vittorio Emanuale 22 - studio molto noto nella Milano dell?'epoca. Ogni foto è applicata su cartoncino, con timbro a secco dello Studio Fotografico. Tutta la raccolta è ben conservata (solo 1 foto con 2 mancanze).

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        Les malheurs de Fernande EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: A l'édition, 1918. Fine. A l'édition, Paris 1918, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - First edition, one of 15 numbered copies on Arches paper, leading copy after 6 Japan. Bound in half morocco anthracite strip, flat spine enriched head of a bookplate mosaic piece of red and brown morocco, covers and spine preserved, gilded head, pasted on the first contreplat elegant relioure signed Devauchelle. Nice cover illustrated by Lobel-Riche. Nice copy of this well established following Jesus-la-Caille. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 15 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, tirage de tête après 6 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin anthracite à bandes, dos lisse enrichi en tête d'une pièce mosaïquée de maroquin rouge et brun, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, ex-libris encollé sur le premier contreplat, élégante relioure signée de Devauchelle. Jolie couverture illustrée par Lobel-Riche. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi de cette suite de Jésus-la-Caille.

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        Das Volksleben in Steiermark, 1875, mit AUTOGRAPH VON MARIE THER

      Rosegger Peter, 1843-1918 - Das Volksleben in Steiermark, 1875, mit AUTOGRAPH VON MARIE THERESE V.WITTELSBACH Rosegger, Peter K. Das Volksleben in Steiermark in Charakter- und Sittenbildern. 2 Bde. Graz, Leykam-Josefsthal, 1875. 8°., 18x11 cm., VI, 1 Bl., 184 S., I., 246 S., Orig Einband. KÖNIGLICHE PROVENIENZ: WITTELSBACH; HIER GESTEMPELT Marie Therese; mit eigenhändigem Eintrag: "Gekauft 1875 November/Marie Therese" Marie Therese von Österreich-Este (1849&#150;1919) Marie Therese Henriette Dorothea, auch Maria Theresia (* 2. Juli 1849 in Brünn; &#134; 3. Februar 1919 auf Schloss Wildenwart/Chiemgau) war Erzherzogin von Österreich-Este, Prinzessin von Modena und von 1913 bis 1918 die letzte Königin von Bayern. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by A.C. Swinburne. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse.

      London: William Heinemann, 1918. - Limited Edition to 765 copies of which this is No. 602, SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full dark green morocco with gilt titles to spine and gilt illustration to upper replicationg the publisher's original design, gilt titles to spine, marbled end papers with gilt dentelle; top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 9 tipped-in colour plates as well as black and white head and tail pieces. Binding a little rubbed, spine faded to brown. Very occasional small odd brown dot otherwise content tight and clean. A fine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Poemas árticos

      Imprenta Pueyo 1918 - Madrid, Imp. Pueyo, 1918. Rústica, sin paginar. Firmado y dedicado por el autor. Muy escaso. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        New Poems

      London: Martin Secker,, 1918. Octavo. Original grey wrappers, lettered in dark blue on front cover. Housed in a dark blue cloth chemise and slipcase. Skilful old repair to spine. An exceptionally nice copy. First edition, first impression, "the first printing consisted of 500 copies" (Roberts & Poplawski). Siegfried Sassoon's copy, inscribed on the half-title, in the month of publication: "Siegfried Sassoon. Oct. 1918" and with his monogram book label pasted inside the front cover, which was added to all the books from Sassoon's library that were auctioned by Sotheby's in 1991. "On 13th July 1918, Sassoon was just returning from a patrol in No Man's Land when he was shot in the head by one of his own sergeants, who mistook him for an advancing German. The incident is recounted in Sherston's Progress" (Robert Giddings, The War Poets, 1988, p. 159). Sassoon's diary for early October 1918, show the after effects of this trauma in terse comments such as "awful headache" and "very exhausted", alongside his participation in London's busy social whirl. Two years after the appearance of New Poems Sassoon parodied Lawrence in "Fireflies. A Set of Parodies of the Works of Some Famous Modern Poets" (Vanity Fair, September 1920).

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        Winged Warfare [Signed]

      Published by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, Toronto, Ontario, and George H. Doran Company First Edition . 1918. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light blue cloth covers, black title, author and publisher lettering [Doran] to the spine, over printed bi-plane on a black ground and gilt lettering to the front cover, illustrated end papers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [xi] 272 printed pages of text with 12 monochrome photographs throughout on coated paper. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small chips to the spine ends and corners, priced $1.50 to the spine. SIGNED by the author 'W. A. Bishop' on verso of second frontispiece. 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; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BOH DO KRIVDY HROMOM - A Junak Gulami

      New York: Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, 1918. Poster. Color lithograph. Page measures 35 3/4 x 25 inches. World War I poster by Czech artist Vojtech Preissig, recruiting Czech immigrants living in Europe to join the Czech legion. Several horizontal creases, unmounted. This poster is number 11 in a series of 16 designed and printed at the the School of Printing and Graphic Arts of Wentworth Institute where Preissig was director. Poster states, issued by the Czech Recruiting Office, Tribune Building, New York.

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        Currents and Eddies in the English Romantic Generation [ Copy Bearing the Owner's Signature of Norman F. Maclean, dated Feb. 2, 1931 ]

      Yale University Press, New Haven 1918 - A very good copy of the first hard cover edition (dates on title and copyright pages correspond :1918), lacking a dust-jacket, and bearing the ownership signature to the front free endpaper of Norman F. Maclean, dated Feb. 2, 1931. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine. Age-toning and wear to the extremities of the boards, with dulling to the lettering on the spine. A sharp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tanglewood Tales

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1918. Collectible; Very Good. 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.

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        A World in Ferment. Interpretations of the War for a New World

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 4to.; VIII-254 pp. Encuadernación original en tela. El autor fue Presidente de la Columbia University entre 1901 y 1945 y compartió el Premio Nobel de la Paz en 1931 con Jane Addams.

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        The Springtide of Life Poems of Childhood by A C Swinburne With a Preface by Edmund Gosse

      London: William Heinemann, 1918., 1918. Limited Edition to 765 copies of which this is No. 602, SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full dark green morocco with gilt titles to spine and gilt illustration to upper replicationg the publisher's original design, gilt titles to spine, marbled end papers with gilt dentelle; top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 9 tipped-in colour plates as well as black and white head and tail pieces. Binding a little rubbed, spine faded to brown. Very occasional small odd brown dot otherwise content tight and clean. A fine copy.

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        Czechoslovaks! Join

      New York: Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, 1918. Poster. Color lithograph. Page measures 35 3/4 x 25 inches. Famous World War I poster by Czech artist Vojtech Preissig, recruiting Czech immigrants living in Europe to join the Czech legion. Several horizontal creases, unmounted. This poster is number 5 in a series of 16 designed and printed at the the School of Printing and Graphic Arts of Wentworth Institute where Preissig was director. Poster states, issued by the Czech Recruiting Office, Tribune Building, New York.

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        Album Gráfico de Iquique

      Imp. La Ilustración 1918 - Santiago, Imp. La Ilustración, 1918. Encuadenración editorial en tapa dura, 290 p. ilustradas con fotos en blanco y negro. 25 x 15 cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signed by Patton three times! World War I envelope from the Tank Army School in France, addressed by Lt Col George S Patton, Jr to his mother - postmarked just 10 days before he led the 1st Tank Brigade into Battle at St Mihiel, the first battle of the American Expeditionary Force led by an American commander (Gen John J Pershing)

      [Langres, France], September 2, 1918. 5" x 4.25". "Envelope, 5"" x 4.25"", addressed by Patton to ""Mrs Geo S Patton / San Gabriel / California / U.S.A."" return address ""Lt. Col. G S Patton Jr. / A.P.O. 714"" with signature in lower left ""G S Patton Jr. / Lt. Col. NA [National Army]"" stamped over ""A.E.F. Passed as Censored."" Neatly torn open at blank right edge. Fine condition.With 2015 Philatelic Foundation Certificate. Accompanied by a color photocopy of the letter mailed in this envelope, 1 page, 8.25"" x 10.5"", September 1, 1918."

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        Hermaphrodito.

      Firenze, Libreria della Voce, (1918). PRIMA EDIZIONE. In 16mo (cm. 20); cop. orig.; pp. 184 (4). Piccole macchie di ruggine al frontespizio. Axs

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        Slezské Písne [Silesian songs]

      Ekaterinburg: Vydáno Osvetlím odborem O.C.S.N.R. [Odbocka Ceskoslovenské Národní Rady v Rusku], 1918. Cloth. Very Good. 2mo (13.5 x 11.5 cm). 128 pp. This rather elaborately printed edition of Petr Bezruc?'s popular Czech poetic cycle, Silesian Songs, is a relic of the publishing operations of the Czechosloak Legions during their famed Anabasis during the early phases of the Russian Civil War. The Czech Legion were fighting on behalf of the Entente (the U.K., France, Russia) and specifically Tsar during the First World War in the cause of Czech independence from Austria, which was one of the opposing Central Powers. They had proved a puissant combat force, but the Bolshevik Revolution and the subsequent Soviet treaty with the Central Powers threw everything up in the air. Soon the Czech Legion was taking sides in the Civil War which ensued, with the Legion aligning itself with the Whites, or the Counter-Revolutionary forces. Initially the Legion scored great success against the disorganized, ill-trained Soviet fighters, and by 1919 the Legion had complete control of the Trans Siberian Railroad. Unfortunately for them, the Soviet army got its act together and swiftly reversed the tide by mid-1919, at which point members of the Legion became suddenly homesick and scrambled as best they could to escape from Soviet territory. Most eventually did get out, after long delays and anxieties, and members of the Legion formed the core of the Czech army formed after the country achieved independence with the Treaty of Versailles. In any case, this publication is evidence of the roots the Czech Legion very quickly was able to put down in the land they controlled in Russia, and it is perhaps also surprising at how high the production values are of this trifle. Tan cloth with embossed red title and ornament; original wrappers preserved; handwritten and illustrated text lithographically reproduced; 5-128 pp. Boards lightly soiled; text toned

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        Our Revolution: Essays On Working-Class And International Revolution, 1904-1917

      HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY, NEW YORK 1918 - Previous owner's (ours) bookplate on the inside front free end paper. Gilt title on spine. Modereate shelf-wear. Dampstained on dustjacket spine. Some spotting on cover. Some stains on top edge. DATE PUBLISHED: 1918 EDITION: 220 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COUNTER-ATTACK AND OTHER POEMS.

      London: William Heinemann, 1918. - Original red and orange wrappers, neatly and sympathetically rebacked in light tan paper with spine lettering, Usual slight tanning to text block, small chip from lower corner of rear wrapper, but a good copy. Folding cloth clamshell box with gilt lettered label. First edition (1500 copies printed) of the first public printing in book form of many of Sassoon's most significant war poems. Inscribed by Sassoon on the half-title: "To J.M. Barrie with admiration from Siegfried Sassoon May 1919." Additionally, Sassoon has made seven corrections in the text in pencil. The circumstances of the presentation can be fairly confidently nailed down: Sassoon had assisted in various ways with the preparation of the first number of THE OWL, the lavish literary periodical edited by his close friend Robert Graves. There was a deluxe issue of 24 copies to be signed by the contributors, and in SIEGFRIED'S JOURNEY (1945, pp.147-8), Sassoon relates how he took 24 copies of the newly minted May publication to Thomas Hardy for his signature. Hardy had contributed and was then staying with Sir James Barrie. It seems possible, if not probable, that Sassoon presented this gift to Barrie on that occasion, or, if not that day, immediately thereafter. KEYNES A17a. REILLY, p.285. BLUNDEN, et al, p.9.

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        The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by A.C. Swinburne. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse

      London: William Heinemann, 1918., 1918. Limited Edition to 765 copies of which this is No. 602, SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full dark green morocco with gilt titles to spine and gilt illustration to upper replicationg the publisher's original design, gilt titles to spine, marbled end papers with gilt dentelle; top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 9 tipped-in colour plates as well as black and white head and tail pieces. Binding a little rubbed, spine faded to brown. Very occasional small odd brown dot otherwise content tight and clean. A fine copy.

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        Deburau EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Fasquelle, 1918. Fine. Fasquelle, Paris 1918, 19x25cm, relié. - First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Japan, the only leading copies. Nice copy with all margins. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges.

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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. 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.

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        Le Feu. (Journal d'une escouade). Illustre de quatre-vingt-six compositions de Renefer dont dix eaux-fortes originales et soixante-seize bois graves par Eugene Dete et accompagne d'une preface inedite de l'auteur. 2 vols (text- and plate volume).

      Paris, Boutitie, 1918.. 4to. (6), 338, (8)pp. With 76 wood-engraved illustrations and 10 orig. etchings with remarques by Renefer. Contemp. blue leather, richly gilt, a.e.g., with orig.-wrappers bound in.. One of 30 numbered copies on Japon Imperial with a double suite hors texte of the wood-engraved illustrations, on Chine and Japon, in a separate volume.- Fine copy.

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        Two Signed Documents on Navy Department Letterhead (c.1918)

      1918 - Two filled-in/typed documents on Navy Department letterhead signed (with full name) by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both letters are addressed to Frank T. Middleton, U.S.N. stationed on the U.S.S. Bradford concerning his appointment as an ensign. Both letters have two hole punches along top edge, lightly folded, light age toning. Very Good+. Both signed in full. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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