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      Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company. 1918. First. First edition. Spine very slightly sunned, title page foxed, else very good or better lacking the dustwrapper. Author's own copy, with his Riverside Drive, New York address stamped on the front fly. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Japan, the only major papers. Nice copy with all margins. Fasquelle Paris 1918 19x25cm relié

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        Le flâneur des deux rives

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Holland, only five major papers after China. Illustrated book of a photographic portrait of the author as a frontispiece. Guard slightly and marginally shaded minor. Beautiful specimen. Editions de la Sirène Paris 1918 10,5x18cm broché

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        Dans la foule

      First Edition, one of 60 numbered copies on Holland only major papers with 6 China. Guards slightly shaded, otherwise rare and nice copy. Georges Crès & Cie Paris 1918 13,5x17cm broché

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        Les malheurs de Fernande

      First edition, one of 15 numbered copies on Arches, print head 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. A l'édition Paris 1918 11,5x18,5cm relié

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      Henry Holt, 1918-01-01. Hardcover. Good. No jacket. Soem toning to the spine and some very minor loss to the spine covering. See photos. This is the edlusive first state of this work, his second book in this name. Binding is solid. A touch of wear to the covers as shown in the photos.

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        The Life of Mohammad the Prophet of Allah. Illustré par E. Dinet.

      250 X 330 mm. relié plein chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné à chaud avec pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, encodrement doré sur les plats, filet sur coupe et dentelle intérieure, tête dorée, non rogné. 177 pp. Illustré de 34 vignettes contrecollées en couleurs de E. Dinet , de décors orientaux par Mohammad Racim et d'une carte. Edition imprimée en deux couleurs, tirée à 1000 ex. num. 1/875 ex. sur papier fait à la main, dans une très belle reliure. Rares piqûres. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        English Fairy Tales.

      Quarto. Bound in full vellum with gilt lettering to design to cover and spine. (Some soiling to covers.) This edition consists of 500 numbered copies (255). SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. Sixteen color mounted illustrations and many others in black and white. Split in gutter in front endpaper. Some bowing to vellum. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Cloth-backed boards. First issue of the First Published Edition of Dreiser's only play with all three points; there was also a pre-publication copy which obviously was printed in a very small number. Twenty-five copies of this issue were signed on the title page by the author. This copy is SIGNED on the verso of the half-title page above the ads. Boni and Liveright printed this book early in 1918, but it was not actually published until September 1919 because it was being considered for production on the New York stage. Laid in is a TYPED LETTER SIGNED from publisher Horace Liveright dated 26 September 1919, the month of publication, forwarding the book to the noted collector Lafayette Butler. Liveright states, "Instead of persuading Mr. Dreiser to finish the trilogy, I have succeeded in getting him to finish THE BULWARK," mentioning that the novel would be published the following September. In fact, unknown to Liveright at the time, Dreiser had stopped working on the novel to begin work on AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY, and he would not resume work on it for twenty-five years. THE BULWARK was not published until 1946, after Dreiser's death. This is an absolutely stunning copy of this first collaboration between Dreiser and Liveright in a bright, fresh dustwrapper that was in Butler's private collection for 80 years, from the time it was published until we purchased it in the summer of 1999. A small sticker with a crossed-out price is on the spine presumably placed there by the publisher. Quite likely the Finest copy in existence, bright and clean in a similar dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Photo Album - Lenin - Russian Civil War

      Russia, 1918. Moscow, St. Petersburg [Petrograd], 1890-1923. Album of professional press photographs of Vladimir Lenin (Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov) active in his political campaigns for a unified global Communist government. Contains 68 black and white photographs many of which are large, 6 sketch illustrations printed in photographic format, and 1 newspaper clipping, each captioned in Russian typescript, mounted with grey corners onto grey cardstock leaves separated with tissue guard. Oblong folio album made in Russia, measuring approximately 41 x 30 x 4 cm, navy cloth boards, solid two-post binding. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 13,5 x 9,5 cm, and the largest 29 x 22 cm. Occasional creasing to corners or extremities, otherwise in Very Good Condition, a commendable photographic archive. With Communist reform at the international level as his mandate, the album mainly features Lenin's revolutionary efforts in Moscow and St. Petersburg during the Russian Civil War, illustrating his leadership of the Communist International congresses, and vanguardism indoctrination of the proletariat class. Most images are taken after the October Revolution of 1917, dating from 1918 to 1920, and several feature other important Communist revolutionaries collaborating with Lenin. Highlights of the album are as follows: In St. Petersburg 17 April 1917, only one month after the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, 15 March 1917, Lenin is speaking at the Petrograd City Conference of the R.S.D.L.P. (Bolsheviks). [Just before midnight on 16 April [O.S. 3 April] 1917, after transiting Germany in a sealed train, Lenin and his party arrived at the Finland Station in Petrograd.] Also in 1917, Lenin is seen clean shaven and donning a wig, having fled to Finland to avoid imprisonment by Kerensky?'s provisional government which had outlawed the Bolshevik Party. He secretly returned from Finland on 9 August 1917, disguised in this manner as a railway worker, and protected by Eino Rahja and Alexander Shotman. Several photographs of Lenin in Moscow in 1918, working in the Kremlin, speaking at political functions, and interacting with people on city streets. In January 1918 he is in Petrograd. Lenin and Yakov Sverdlov in Moscow, the year before Sverdlov's death, in November 1918 attending a commemorative event for the first anniversary of the Revolution; observing the temporary monument to Marx and Engels on November 7th; then in December 1918, speaking at a formal assembly. [Yakov Mikhailovich Sverdlov was a Bolshevik party leader, Chairman of the Secretariat of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks), and was involved in the killing of Tsar Nicholas II and his family.] A photograph of the First and Founding Congress of the Comintern, held in Moscow March 2 to 6, 1919, with 52 delegates from 34 parties present, showing Lenin with German Communist politician Hugo Eberlein and Swiss Communist Fritz Platten who is best known for having organized Lenin?'s return trip to Russia from his exile in Switzerland after the February Revolution. During the Workers' Demonstration in Moscow on labour day May 1st, 1919, Lenin is seen in Red Square conversing with V.M. Zagorski, secretary of the Moscovite committee of the Communist Party, and also with Anatoly Vasilyevich Lunacharsky, a Russian Marxist revolutionary and the first Soviet People's Commissar of Education responsible for culture and education. Lenin, Demyan Bedny, and Ukrainian delegate F. Panfilov, photographed together at the Eighth Congress of the Russian Communist Party, Bolsheviks, held in Moscow, March 18 to 23, 1919. [Demyan Bedny (1883-1945) once ranked among the Soviet Union's most famous authors. In 1912 he joined the Bolsheviks and began corresponding with V.I. Lenin, who eventually became a friend and supporter. After Lenin seized control of Russia in 1917, Bedny devoted his writing services to the Communists, granting him a position of considerable influence in the Kremlin, where he was officially regarded as the great proletarian poet.] Lenin with Marija Iljinichna Uljanova (1878-1937), Lenin's youngest sister, a writer, a leading figure in the Communist Party, and revolutionary activist, seen together in a crowd in 1919. A close-up view of Lenin saluting someone while at the Soviet leaders Red Square in Moscow celebrating the second anniversary of the October Revolution, November 7, 1919. Lenin and Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin at the first All-Russia Congress of Working Cossacks in the Trade Unions' House, Moscow, March 1st 1920. [Known by Soviet citizens as "Kalinych", he was a Bolshevik revolutionary and the nominal head of state of Russia and later of the Soviet Union, from 1919 to 1946. In 1920 Kalinin attended the Second World Congress of the Communist International in Moscow as part of the Russian delegation and took an active part in the debates.] Lenin in conversation with the prolific English author H. G. Wells, in the study of the Kremlin, October 1920. On April 7, 1920 Lenin delivering a speech at the Third All-Russia Trade Union Congress, where he talked about special tasks and special responsibilities in building socialism, to transition from war tasks, to tasks of peaceful economic development, etc. Five photographs relate to the 2nd World Congress of the Comintern, including Lenin speaking at the Moscow Congress 19 July 1920. The gathering, held in both Petrograd and Moscow from July 19 to August 7, 1920, consisted of approximately 220 voting and non-voting representatives of Communist and revolutionary socialist political parties from around the world. Regarded by many scholars as "the first authentic international meeting of the new organization's members and supporters," the gathering is also significant for the level of participation of Soviet leader V.I. Lenin, who participated in the affairs of the gathering more intensely than at any other, preparing a host of key documents and actively helping to chart the gathering's course. The famous photograph taken by Grigori Petrowitsch Goldstein (1870-1941), of Lenin addressing a large crowd of soldiers in front of the Bolshoi Theater on May 5, 1920. This is the edited version, an example of censorship of historical falsification common during the Stalinist regime, which has removed Lev Kamenev and Trotsky who were in fact in the foreground standing to the right side of the stage. In March 1921 he is speaking at the Kremlin, and attending an assembly of the Communist International. Lenin is also seen giving a lecture at the Communist International's Third Congress, held in Moscow June-July 1921, during which a notion was presented that the class struggle could be transformed into "civil war" and "openly revolutionary uprisings" when circumstances were favorable. A few images show Lenin with his wife, Nadezhda Konstantinovna "Nadya" Krupskaya, the earliest in 1918 being chauffeured with Lenin's sister and others, two in the autumn of 1922 when vacationing in the mountains, and the album's only photograph dated 1923, again with Lenin being chauffeured. [The couple met in St. Petersburg and began a relationship with the Marxist schoolteacher, who was also the daughter of a nobleman of the Russian Empire. They married in 1894.] Photographs relating to Lenin's earlier years show the house in Riga where in the spring of 1900 Lenin held a secret meeting to establish ties with Latvian Social Democrats, as well as Russian physician, philosopher, and revolutionary, Alexander Bogdanov, playing chess with Lenin on a holiday together at Maxim Gorky's villa in Capri, Italy, April 1908. Also included are a childhood portrait taken at Samara in 1890, photographs of Lenin in St. Petersburg dated from 1895 to 1897, and views from a house-museum to Lenin in Riga. Founded by Lenin, the Communist International, abbreviated as Comintern, was an international communist organization intent on overthrowing the international bourgeoisie to create an international Soviet republic... The Comintern had seven World Congresses between 1919 and 1935 and was officially dissolved by Joseph Stalin in 1943. Founded by the Bolsheviks, the sovereign state Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1917-1922), had as its first Head of Government, none other than Vladimir Lenin. The Russian Bolsheviks, headed by Lenin, believed that unless socialist revolution swept Europe, they would be crushed by the military might of world capitalism. The Bolsheviks fought in the Russian Civil War, during which Lenin's government carried out the Red Terror and advocated revolutionary amoralism. Lenin supported world revolution and immediate peace with the Central Powers, agreeing to a punitive treaty that turned over a significant portion of the former Russian Empire to Germany. The civil war resulted in millions of deaths. Red Terror was a campaign of mass killings, torture, and systematic oppression conducted by the Bolsheviks after they seized power in Petrograd and Moscow in 1917. Soviet historiography describes the Red Terror as having been officially announced on September 1918 by Yakov Sverdlov and ending about October 1918. Time Magazine named Lenin one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century, and one of their top 25 political icons of all time; remarking that "for decades, Marxist-Leninist rebellions shook the world. . Very Good.

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        Ensayos. - 7 vol.

      Madrid : Publicaciones de la Residencia de Estudiantes, 1916-1918 - ~ 7 vol. ~ Los 7 tomos de los Ensayos, en su primera edición ~ Media holandesa tela, tejuelos con títulos dorados. Conservan las cubiertas de rústica originales ~ 219p+8f; 241p+7f; 237p+9f; 218p+9f; 230p+9f; 244p+10f; 219p+7f ~ 20x14x20cm. ~ Muy Buen estado. Sellos y ex-libris de la biblioteca del literato argentino Sáenz Hayes ~ Heavy item, circa 3.0 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reden, Berichte und Weissagungen Jesajas, aus dem Urtext übertragen durch Lazarus Goldschmidt.

      Berlin, Max Perl, 1918.. Kl.-Folio. Mit farb. Doppeltitel, Textbordüren und kolorierten Initialen. 86 SS., 1 Bl. Handgeb. dunkelbrauner OMaroquin auf 5 Bünden (sign.: K. Strenge, Berlin) mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und gold- und blindgepr. Deckelornamenten (Kanten und Ecken etw. beschabt).. Nr. 114 von 200 Exemplaren.- In einem Meistereinband und prachtvoller bibliophiler Ausstattung. Der bedeutende Orientalist Goldschmidt (1871-1950) studierte Orientalistik in Berlin, später dann in Straßburg. Nach dem Studium ließ er sich in Berlin als Privatgelehrter nieder und beschäftigte sich intensiv mit den semitischen Sprachen und deren Literatur. In dieser Zeit entstanden seine heute noch gültigen Übersetzungen. 1916 erschien in Berlin seine Übersetzung des Korans und 1930-1936 im Jüdischen Verlag Berlin die bis heute maßgebliche deutsche Fassung des Babylonischen Talmud. Goldschmidt war für seine wertvolle Privatbibliothek bekannt. Bei seiner Emigration verkaufte er sie an die Königliche Bibliothek in Kopenhagen. Dort ist sie noch heute unter dem Namen "Goldschmidt-Collection" zu benutzen.- In sauberem Erhaltungszustand.

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        Der Forellenfang mit der Kunstfliege. Einige Ratschläge für Anfänger.

      Genf, Verlag "Peche et Sport S. A." (1918);. EA; ca 20x14 cm; 232 Seiten mit mehreren Abbildungen; Originalbroschureinband (Einband leicht bestoßen, hinterer Einbanddeckel in der Ecke mit Feuchtigkeitsrand, die letzten 4 Blätter davon leicht betroffen; eine Lage gering gelockert; gutes Exemplar); EA;.

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        Brigadier-General R.B. Bradford, V.C., M.C. And His Brothers

      Private Printing, London - "This Book is for Private Circulation Only and has Been Written for Relatives and Friends." A biography of three of the four Bradford Brothers: George Nicholson Bradford, V.C., Royal Navy; James Barker Bradford, M.C., The Durham Light Infantry; and Brig.-General Roland Boys Bradford, V.C., M.C., The Durham Light Infantry. Dark blue cloth, bevelled edges, gilt titling on spine and upper board along with gilt crest of the Durham Light Infantry, photogravure frontispiece is triple fold-out portraits of the three Bradford brothers each with facsimile signatures, printed in sepia, 146 pages. Tucked into the book are two newspaper death notices, a page from the British Dominion Year Book 1918 and several pieces of correspondence pertaining to the book or the Bradford family. Cover has light edge wear, corners lightly bumped, cloth and gilt are clean and bright, upper text block edge darkened, minor foxing spots to end papers and occasionally in text, text is clean and tight. This is a handsome volume, in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. - WG² 17.

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      Frauenfeld: Huber, 1918.. 183, [5] S., mit einer Deckelvignette nach einer lithographierten farbigen Zeichnung von Karl Walser., 8°. Wilpert/Gühring2, 12, - Badorrek-Hoguth (für Karl Walser) B87. Beigelegt ist der Vorderteil der sehr seltenen Bauchbinde mit einem Werbetext des Verlags: "Das anmutigste und geschlossenste der Walserschen Prosabücher!"; darunter ein 14zeiliger Text von Max Brod über Robert Walser. Bisher habe es "Zwei-Schichten Dichter", etwa Dickens, gegeben, und natürlich auch "einflächige". Noch nicht gegeben habe es bisher "Drei-Schichter", aber Walser - "da haben wir ihn". Obenauf, in der ersten Schicht sei Walser "naiv, fast ungeschickt, schlicht, geradeaus". In der zweiten Schicht spüre man die Ironie, das Raffinement, den Feinfühligen. Und unter der der tiefen zweiten Schicht sei noch eine tiefere dritte, "ein Grund, und der ist wirklich naiv, kräftig und schweizerisch-deutsch". Das Blatt ist hellgrün und misst 12x9 cm (bxh),es ist damit nur weniger Millimeter schmäler als der Buchdeckel. Walser war davon sehr angetan, in einem Brief an seinen Verleger schreibt er: "Der Auszug von Max Brod auf dem grünen Begleitzettel ist sehr gut gewählt" (Salathe, "Man muss nicht hinter alle Geheimnisse kommen wollen", Frauenfeld, 2013), S. 159, einer Dokumentation zum Briefwechsel von Karl und Robert Walser mit ihrem Verleger. Einband etwas berieben, der vordere Deckel wegen einiger kleiner Randläsuren sorgfältig doubliert, beim Rückendeckel kleinere Druckstellen am Rand unterlegt. Schnitt etwas angestaubt. Nicht beschnitten..

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        szi szántás. [Autumn Harvest.]

      Dick Manó (Jókai Nyomda) (1918), (Budapest) - Cover design by Franz von Bayros. First edition. Presentation copy. Printed on handmade paper. Title page and titles printed in green. In contemporary red half leather. Spine with raised bands and gilt title. Original wrappers bound into. 109, (3) p. Erotic cover design by Franz von Bayros (1866-1924) the Austrian Art Nouveau graphic artist. Árpád Pásztor (1877-1940) was a journalist, poet and translator. He translated first Walt Wittman's poems into Hungarian. Owner's inscription and old bookseller's vignette on title page, bookplate pasted to inner front panel. Bookbinder's vignette on flyleaf. In good condition. In contemporary red half leather. Spine with raised bands and gilt title. Original wrappers bound into First edition. Presentation copy. Printed on handmade paper. Title page and titles printed in green [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Am Bayerischen Platz Matthia]
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        Drei Märchen 2. Auflage, 5. bis 16. Hundert

      Lagerdruckerei Bando in Japan, 1918. 78 Seiten, Buchschmuck von Gustav Möller, in Schablonendruck gedruckt 4°, 8°, Leinen. Zum Besten der Kriegsgefangenen im Lager Bando (Japan). Rücken verblichen sonst gut erhalten. Selten

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      NY: David McKay No publishers date, but Previous owners gift inscription dated Christmas 1918 on front free endpaper. Hard Cover. Good condition, no dustjacket. Exterior of book heavily rubbed and soiled, some wear to edges of book. Interior text block is a bit age darkened with some foxing and thumbing at margins. . Illus. by Chloe Preston.

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        Zentralblatt für Waggonbau-, Schiffbau-, Transportmittel-Industrie. Verbreitet in Mitteleuropa. Sammelband mit den letzten beiden Nummern des 1. Jahrgangs 1918 sowie dem vollständigen zweiten Jahrgang 1919 mit 52 Nummern.

      Itzehoe, Gröning, 1918.. ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1918 - 1919 ). Die enthaltenen letzten beiden Nummern des ersten Jahrgangs 1918 mit jeweils 4 Blättern sowie etlichen Anzeigenseiten. Der zweite Jahrgang 1919 mit 311 nummerierten Seiten sowie ca. 200-250 n.n. Anzeigenseiten. Mit einigen Abbildungen und Illustrationen im Text, desgleichen die Werbeseiten. Schlichter privater Halbleinenband der Zeit, 4° ( 31 x 24 cm ). Einband stark fleckig, berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Buntstiftkritzelei auf Vorderdeckel. Innen Vorsatz mit Buntstiftkritzelei sowie die ersten beiden Nummern des ersten Jahrgangs mit kleiner Buntstiftkritzelei. Ansonsten teils etwas fleckig oder gering stockfleckig, Papier teils zeitbedingt stärker gebräunt - insgesamt etwas unfrisch. ( Die Zeitschrift erschien von 1918 - 1936 und ist im Handel so gut wie unauffindbar und ist auch in Bibliotheken selten ). ( Gewicht 2700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        The Fighting Fool. A Tale of the Western Frontier

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1918). First edition. original light brown cloth ruled and lettered in dark blue. Fine/pictorial dust jacket (very slightly rubbed and nicked at spine ends,spine a little darkened, light rubbing of edges and folds). Octavo. Dust jacket illustrated by Edward Borein [19]18 Edward Borein (1872-1945) studied etching at New York?s Art Students League. He returned to California permanently in 1919. Coolidge and Borein became friends [See Davidson, The Lost Works of Edward Borein, 1978. ?Drawings Used As Illustrations in Publications Names and Dates Of Which Are Unknown At The Present Time? page 201. This illustrated at page 208].

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        Atlas Der Baumarten Von Java, Im Anschluss an Die ‘Bijdragen Tot De Kennis Der Boomsoorten Van Java’

      Pub. Leiden. 1913-1918 - Four volumes with 800 plates of line drawings, well bound in library buckram cloth; very good condition. Ex-Plant Science Library, Oxford. This is a very clean set of these very scarce volumes. All text in German with Latin names. Superb illustrations. Scale drawings of the tree, leaves, fruit, flowers etc. Beautifully detailed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Weimarer Liederbuch. - Erster wortgetreuer Nachdruck sämtlicher Volkslieder-Einzeldrucke des unter dem Namen des Weimarer Liederbuches bekannten Mischbandes von 1540 (Landes-Bibliothek Weimar).

      München, Knorr & Hirth für Hans Weber, 1918 - 1920. - Als 28. und 29. Hundertdruck herausgegeben.. 20 x 15 cm. Roter Originalganzlederband auf 4 Bünde gezogen mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und -schmuck sowie Deckelfileten und Kopfgoldschnitt. Der Rücken ist minimal gehellt. Im marmorierten O-Schuber mit Leinwandeinfassung, kaum bestoßen. Buntpapiervorsätze. 404 (3) Seiten. Sauberer, nahezu tadelloser Erhaltungszustand.. Erste Veröffentlichung sämtlicher Volkslieder 'des unter dem Namen des Weimarer Liederbuches bekannten, etwa aus dem Jahre 1540 stammenden Mischbandes der Landesbibliothek Weimar'. Gedruckt bei Knorr & Hirth in der Maximilian-Fraktur von Rudolf Koch. Handschriftlich numeriertes Exemplar LXV von nur 100! -- Einband der Buchbinderei Paul Seher in Eisenach (Thür), mit deren kleinem Etikett im hinteren Vorsatz. #Vitri

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        Simplicissimus. Herausgeber: Albert Langen und Th. Th. Heine. 23. Jahrgang (April 1918 - März 1919). 52 Hefte in 2 Bänden.

      München, Simplicissimus-Verlag, 1918-1919.. Fol. (circa 38,5 x 29 cm). V, 320; V, -676 SS. Original-Leinen mit Deckelillustration (Kettenhund von Thomas Theodor Heine). Beide Halbbände des 23. Jahrgangs 1918/19 in 52 Heften mit allen Titelblättern und Inhaltsverzeichnis. - 2 Bll. des ersten Bandes lose, Einbände leicht berieben. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, innen sauber. Alle 52 Hefte komplett!.

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        La gynecologie. L'anatomie morphologique de la femme.

      Masson Helleu 1918 - Fort in-4 ( 290 X 200 mm ) broché de 536 pages sous couverture rempliée. Tome 1 seul ( le tome 2 n'a jamais été publié ). 530 dessins et 308 figures par Henry BELLERY-DESFONTAINES, Henri RAPIN et Gabriel REIGNIER. Trés bel exemplaire en parfait état. Un des trés rares exemplaires tiré sur Japon ( 1/25 ). medecine gynecologie [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L’Arco di Tito (1918).

      1918 - II° stato: in basso a sinistra, fuori dall’inciso: "B. DISERTORI" con firma autografa a penna dell’artista. L’opera è databile al 1918, come si ricava dalla nota manoscritta dell’autore: "Roma 1918", che si trova sull’esemplare di I° stato riprodotto in un saggio di Pica. Per questa lastra Disertori aveva programmato una tiratura di 1000 esemplari, con certezza ne sono stati stampati almeno 824. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Benvenuto Disertori" di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti, scheda n. 32 p. 46. Esemplare non numerato. Disponibile anche in cornice. Formato: Acquaforte e bulino, mm. 291x225 (inc.), mm. 298x238 (las.). Buono.

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        The School of Ups and Downs (The Story of a Summer Camp)

      W & R Chambers, London 1918 - A Very Good + Copy of this Book in original blue pictorial cloth,with cold design of girl in red blouse to upper cover and spine.This copy comes with it's original dust-jacket,graded good- and has loss to spine approx half loss and a large chip to l ower left hand corner of the front cover also,approx 1 by 1 inch,and small chip to head of spine.The wrapper design has 4 children sat around a camp fire,two of which are dressed in Indian clothing.Their are six illustrations by Harold Earnshaw incl uding frontispiece.No owner inscriptions internally,scarce early Oxenham title,particularly with the dust-jacket present albeit not complete,8vo 327pp Very Scarce First Edition particularly in it's original Dust-Jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        355th Battalion Q.M.C., Camp Custer, Mich. (Original Panoramic Photograph)

      T.F Mock, Camp Custer, Battle Creek, MI 1918 - Original panoramic photograph, 6 1/2" x 42 1/4", unframed, rolled. Near Fine, faint creases near ends, scant light soiling rear of photo. Stamped in blue ink rear -"Passed by Intelligence Section Office, Chief of Staff". Written in ink rear -" 355th Battalion Q.M.C., Camp Custer, Mich. T.F. Mock Sept. 29, 1918". Unclear whether this is in Mock's handwriting. Theodore F. Mock was listed as the Camp Custer Photographer in David V. Tinder's "Directory of Early Michigan Photographers" published by Clements Library, 2013. Camp Custer, at Battle Creek, Michigan, had over 100,000 US Army troops pass through its doors between 1917-1919. Sept. 29th, 1918 was the day in 1918, after a 56-hour-long bombardment, Allied forces breached the so-called Hindenburg Line, the last line of German defenses on the Western Front during World War I. SCARCE photograph of Negro troops during World War I, with many interesting poses by the soldiers (including a pair in boxing pose !) making this a unique piece of African-Americana and U.S. Military history ! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        Bust portrait photograph of Edward, Prince of Wales, signed ?Edward P?

      [New York, Fifth Avenue: Underwood & Underwood]. No date, c. 1918. sepia photograph on stiff cardboard. Top corners lightly chipped, small ?stab? hole/indent in lower right with loss of pigment c. 1/8 inch diameter, not affecting figure in image, else fine. Approximately 10-1/2 x 7-3/4 inches. Signed in gilt ink in bottom margin ?Edward P? The image shows a young Edward in a plain navy uniform, with ribbons on his left side. He is bare headed and has his hair slicked straight back, and is looking directly into the camera. He would appear to be in his late teens, possibly early 20s. The photograph is marked ?© Underwood & Underwood / Fifth Ave? on front lower left .

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        Ranglisten des Kaiserlichen und Königlichen Heeres, 1918: Abgeschlossen mit Personalverordnungsblatt Nr 40/18, teilweise bis Personalverordnungsblatt Nr. 77 Berichtigt

      K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, Wien 1918 - 1918. German text. 2286 pp. Hardcover, thick 4to. Cloth-backed boards with the possibly original cloth spine. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Clean contents. About two-dozen stiff tabs on foredge text- block. Appears to be a list of soldiers who fought for the Central Powers (or just the Austro-Hungarian Empire) in WWI. RARE. OCLC locates only 2 copies. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., "Pfingstonntag 1918".. 2 SS. 8vo.. An die Schriftstellerin Lisa Tetzner (1894-1963): "Grade heute am Pfingstsonntag erfahre ich beim telephonischen Anruf, daß Sie abgereist sind, und gerade heute fiel es mir mit ehrlichem Erschrecken bei, daß ich Ihre freundliche Karte vergessen hatte. Das ist mir nun leid, und es bleibt mir nur zweierlei: Ihnen von Herzen Glück auf die Fahrt zu wünschen, und Sie zu bitten, uns nach Ihrer Rückkehr Nachricht zu geben, denn wir würden uns sehr freuen, Sie wiederzusehn [...]".

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        Preliminary Report of the Navy Yard Commission (Parts 1-4); Additional Navy Yard on the Pacific Coast (Part 5); Navy Yards, Submarine, and Aviation Bases on the Atlantic Coast South of Cape Hatteras and on the Gulf of Mexico (Four Volume Set)

      Government Printing Office, Washington 1918 - First edition. House Document No. 1946 (64th Congress, 2d Session, 1916-1917). Parts 1-6 bound in 4 volumes. Thick octavos. Numerous folding maps (including many in color), charts, and photographs. Complete as issued in the original publisher's cloth. Moderate soiling to the boards and top edges, light stain to the top edge of some text pages and plates in two volumes, with a few leaves partially torn or stuck together at the top edge only, else overall a very good set. A very scarce complete set of the Commission reports, with the many large folding maps in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        V liudiakh [In the world].

      St Petersburg, "Parus", 1918. - 8vo, pp. [2], 333; neat contemporary ownership inscription on title; some very minor browning; a very good copy, uncut, in recent quarter morocco, original wrappers and remains of spine bound in.First edition printed in Russia of the second volume of Gorky's memoirs, first published in Berlin in 1916. It was preceded by Childhood (1913) and followed by My university years (1923). 'Gorky reached the apogee of his creative powers in his autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, In the World and My University Years, a magnificent panorama of Russian lower and lower middle-class life. In vignette after vignette from his own life, Gorky is at his best, as he deftly shifts the center of attention from himself to the situation and people he faces' (Victor Terras).Kilgour 382. Language: Russian

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        Svart och vitt. Dikter.

      . Stockh. 1918. Med vignetter af Akke Kumlien. 151 s. Indbundet ubeskaret med orig. omslag i smukt privat halvlaeder med stregdekorationer i guld pa ryg og permer. Bindet sign. Nordstedt & Sönner Stockholm. Navn pa friblad. * Bibliofilupplaga pa linnelumppapper trykt i 400 eksemplarer..

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        Der Hasenroman. [Le Roman du Lievre].- 2 Teile

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff Verlag,1918. - M06199B 8° (26,3 x 20 cm). Roter Originallederband nach Entwurf von Walter Tiemann, auf beiden Deckeln in Gold "WT" monogrammiert. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel, Filetenvergoldung, Eckfleurons und eine goldgeprägte Vignette auf dem Vorderdeckel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Ecken, Kanten und Gelenke etwas berieben und vordere Ecken unten bestoßen. 1 Blatt, 1 lith. (sign.) Tafel; 74 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 12 Blätter mit ganzseitigen Originallithographien. Dazugehörend eine Originalkartonmappe (28,5 x 22 cm). Die Flügelmappe ebenfalls etwas berieben und bestoßen. Innenliegend ein farbiges Titelblatt und Vortitelblatt sowie 22 [alle !] O.-Lithogr. auf feinem Bütten, alle signiert und unter Passepartout (27,5 x 20,8 cm). Ex-Libris Hans Studer auf beiden Innendeckeln. Im Innenbereich beide Teile richtig schön sauber. Insgesamt schönes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten mit der Extrasuite ,No. 4 von 30 Exemplaren (insgesamt 100) auf sehr feinem Bütten. Alle signiert und unter Passepartouts. 1100

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        Elementary Principles of Economics

      MACMILLAN COMPANY, NEW YORK 1918 - Published July 1912, Reprinted JAnuary 1913;JAnuary 1915; August 1916. Multiple graphs. Ex library. MArkings from the library. General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. Title gilted on the spine. No bookplate. DATE PUBLISHED: 1918 EDITION: 531 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Stereoscopic Skin Clinic.

      - New York, Medical Art Publishing Co., 1918, 8°, 132 Stereofarblith. Tafeln; in original Leinenkasten mit Stereobetrachter. Third edition of the first coloured stereoscopic atlas of skin diseases with 132 plates! - The Stereoscopic Skin Clinic. (The stereoscopic skin clinic; an atlas of diseases of the skin consisting of coloured stereoscopic illustrations and a text in the form of clinical lectures designed for the use of practitioners and students of medicine.) by S.I.Rainforth - The cards are arranged in alphabetic order, from Acne to Zoster, with text on the back of the cards consisting of description, diagnosis and treatment. William Culp Darrah, the historian of stereography, waxed enthusiastic in his survey of the field: "Some very remarkable multicoloured lithoprints, illustrating diseases of the skin, were first copyrighted and issued in 1910 by Doctor S. I. Rainforth of New York.The colours of the images are remarkably lifelike, the skin and pathologic conditions are scientifically accurate. It is unfortunate that these cards are so rare.because they represent some of the best stereo lithoprinting."--Darrah, Stereo Views. A History of Stereographs in America and Their Collection." p.163 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cezanne und sein Kreis. Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte.

      . München: Piper 1918. Richly illustr. and with a self-portrait after a original lithograph. 206 pp, Publisher's halfcloth. Some leaves with browning spots, otherwise well-preserved copy..

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        The Lyrical Poems and Translations.

      . Arranged in Chronological Order with a Preface by C.H. Herford. At the Florence Press London: Chatto & Windus 1918. XXVI + 480 pp. Publisher's cloth, uncut, top edge gilt. Binding weakly faded..

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        Zur Quantentheorie der Linienstruktur und der anomalen Zeemaneffekte.Berlin: Julius Springer, 1922.

      First edition of Heisenberg's first published paper, describing his 'core model' of the atom and its application to solve the problems of the multiplet structure in atomic spectra and the anomalous Zeeman effect, which had defeated all previous attempts. "Just a year after entering Sommerfeld's program, Heisenberg amazed his teacher by presenting a model of atoms that seemed to resolve every spectroscopic riddle at a stroke. But the model succeeded only because its daring inventor failed to follow the requirements of an acceptable quantum theory" (Cassidy, <i>Beyond Uncertainty</i>, p. 95). Sommerfeld's own attempt to solve the same problems precedes Heisenberg's paper in the same issue.<br/><br/> "The Bohr theory of atoms and molecules, Sommerfeld's "quantum theory of spectral lines," and the correspondence principle of 1918... formed the foundations of the Bohr quantum theory. This theory provided in turn the basis for model interpretations of most, but not all, existing phenomena of empirical spectroscopy. Two phenomena, multiplet line spectra and the anomalous Zeeman effect, continually resisted explanation by quantized mechanical models" (Cassidy, pp. 191-192). <br/><br/> The eighteen-year-old Heisenberg entered Sommerfeld's institute in the winter semester of 1920-21, and Sommerfeld immediately introduced him to the Bohr theory. In June 1921 Alfred Landé gave a phenomenological explanation of the splittings observed in the anomalous Zeeman effect, but he did not propose any physical interpretation of his theory, writing to Bohr: "With regard to the complicated types of the Zeeman effect, I have found a few empirical rules which... permit one to make predictions regarding the neon spectrum. But what these rules signify is entirely incomprehensible to me." Sommerfeld suggested that Heisenberg should try to find a model to explain Landé's rules. The result was the present paper, submitted in his third semester, when he was just twenty years old. "In it he claimed that he was presenting the essential details of a complete quantum-theoretical "model interpretation" of the empirical regularities of optical multiplet lines in spectroscopy and the anomalous Zeeman effect of these lines in a magnetic field. All previous attempts to explain these lines by mechanical models had failed... The model was nevertheless riddled with what Max Born called "conscious deviations" from accepted principles and procedures. <br/><br/> "Heisenberg, Sommerfeld's "vastly gifted pupil," had reduced the previously inexplicable line structure to internal magnetic interactions between the valence electrons and the rest of the atom. The inner orbits and nucleus acted as a solid core... possessing on the average a half-unit of angular momentum. Half-integral quantum numbers and magnetic interactions between orbital interactions between orbital electrons had already appeared in the work of Landé and others, but half-integral momenta and a magnetic core had not. They could not be justified in either classical or quantum theory, despite Sommerfeld's blessing. <br/><br/> "Although the model was theoretically untenable, with it Heisenberg could quantitatively account for doublet and triplet term energies. By attributing half-integral angular momenta to the valence electrons, he could also derive the semi-empirical Landé g-factors for the anomalous Zeeman effect and their continuous transition to unity in the Paschen-Back effect. <br/><br/> "Heisenberg's accomplishments were unique, but Bohr judged his "interesting paper" to be "hardly agreeable with the general assumptions" of quantum theory. Not only had Heisenberg introduced real non-integral momenta, but he had also violated the Sommerfeld quantum conditions, classical radiation theory, the Larmor precession theorem, and the semi-classical criterion of perceptual clarity (<i>Anschaulichkeit</i>) in model interpretations. The impact of these violations upon the rational advance of quantum theory spurred Bohr and others to try to derive Heisenberg's results without straying too far from current principles and procedures" (<i>ibid</i>. pp. 190-191). <br/><br/> Cassidy sees in this paper the formation of Heisenberg's 'professional style of physics'. "In its most creative form Heisenberg's style of physics was characterized by paradox, inconsistency and pragmatism. In his search for solutions to seemingly insoluble problems, he developed old theories as far as they would go and then added new, if necessarily problematic, hypotheses to force the theoretical structure to produce empirical data. In this way he thought he could provide clues for a definitive future theory free from all inconsistencies. His style was summed up in his early motto: <i>der Erfolg heiligt die Mittel</i> - success justifies the means" (<i>ibid</i>., p. 189). <br/><br/> The explanation of multiplet structure and the anomalous Zeeman effect "free from all inconsistencies" had to wait for the discovery of spin and Heisenberg's invention of matrix mechanics, both in 1925. It was presented in Heisenberg's joint paper with Pascual Jordan, 'Anwendung der Quantenmechanik auf das Problem der anomalen Zeemaneffekte,' (<i>Zeitschrift fur Physik</i> 37 Band, 4/5 Heft, 5 May, 1926). <br/><br/> David C. Cassidy, 'Heisenberg's first core model of the atom: the formation of a professional style,' pp. 187-224 in <i>Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences</i>, Vol. 10 (1979); <i>ibid., Beyond Uncertainty</i>, 2009 (see pp. 94-101).. Pp. 273-297 in Zeitschrift für Physik, 8. Band, 5. Heft, 15 February 1922. The entire issue offered here. 8vo (229 x 155 mm), pp. 257-362. Original printed wrappers, some very light sporring to wrappers, otherwise fine

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        Catalogue of Autographs, Letters and Manuscripts left by the Late Frank B. Sanborn, Concord, Mass.... The Collection of James Terry, of Hartford, Conn. including part of the correspondence of Philip R. Fendall, District Attorney of Washington, D.C. April 23, 1918

      Boston: C.F. Libbie & Co., 1918. First edition. Printed paper wrappers. A very good copy, spine darkened. 8vo. 939 items described with many extracts. "Including a large number of letters written by and to John Brown of Harper's Ferry fame, also of many other anti-slavery leaders. Letters and manuscripts of Rev. Theodore Parker, A. Bronson Alcott and Ellery Channing. (Mr. Sanborn was literary executor of Parker, Alcott and Channing.) Fine letters of Emerson, Holmes, Lowell, E.C. Stedman, and C.D. Warner. The collection of James Terry, of Hartford, Conn., including part of the correspondence of Philip R. Fendall, District Attorney of Washington, D.C., one of the great lawyers of his day. Letters to him from the Lee Family of Virginia, Henry Clay, Thomas H. Benton, Daniel Webster and several Presidents of the United States. Also, letters of John Howard Payne, Browning, Cooper, Carlyle, rare New Hampshire broadsides, and two letters of Martha Washington." OCLC shows 2 copies at the Grolier Club & Rosenbach. McKay 7951.

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        Elen. Drame en trois actes.

      . Paris: Georges Cres 1918. With a portrait of the author engraved by L. Perrichon and other wood engravings by Louis Jou. XVIII + 158 pp. Limited to 1598 copies. Bound uncut with top edge gilt in half morocco with orig. wrappers preserved. * First edition. Copy no. 1011 on papier de Rives. Le Theatre d'Art 3..

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        Hyalis. Le petit Faune aux yeux bleus. Nombreuses Illustrations en couleurs par G. Ad. Mossa. Mit beigebundenem Umschlag. Signiertes u. nummeriertes Exemplar N° 317

      Paris: A. & F. Ferroud 1918 - Priv.-PGMt. mit Rückenschildchen u. Schuber; 59 S., 8° mit zahlreichen farbigen Initialen, Vignetten u. ganzseitigen Abbildungen. Einband minimal abgegriffen. In sehr gutem Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: fr

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        Catalogue des tableaux modernes et anciens : aquarelles, pastels, dessins par Bartholom? (A.), Boudin (E.) [et autres] / composant la Collection Edgar Degas, et dont la vente aux ench?res publiques apr?s son d?c?s aura lieu ? Paris, ... (Truncated)

      [Paris : s.n. 1918], 1918, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: Catalogue des tableaux modernes et anciens : aquarelles, pastels, dessins par Bartholom? (A.), Boudin (E.) [et autres] / composant la Collection Edgar Degas, et dont la vente aux ench?res publiques apr?s son d?c?s aura lieu ? Paris, Galerie Georges PetitTwo finely bound volumes in modern aniline calf over fine-ribbed cloth boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Complete in 4 volumes and bound in 2. Physical description; 63 p ; 22 cm. Cover title: Collection Edgar Degas. Subjects; Degas, Edgar 1834-1917 - Art collections. Painting - Catalogs. Painting, French. Notes; Catalogue of part of the collection of Edgar Degas, exhibited on the 14th and sold on the 15th-16th November 1918 at the Hotel Drouot, Paris. Half t.p. title : Collection Edgar Degas (2me vente). Referenced by: Lugt: 77737.

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        The Battle of Lake Erie. A Collection of Documents, chiefly by Commodore Perry [-] edited with Introduction, Annotations, Bibliography, & Analytical Index. With portraits, facsimilies, and map.

      Cleveland: The Rowfant Club October, 1918. Number 34 of 150 copies. Privately Printed by Arthur H. Clark Company on Venetia paper. - 6 1/2 inches x 9 3/8 in., numbered limitation page; frontispiece portrait of Perry; title-page with Rowfant device in red; 222 pp. + printer's colophon page, illustrated with color map, and various facsimiles. "Including the Court-martial of Commander Barclay & the Court of Enquiy on Captain Elliott." Most pages are unopened. Tan cloth spine and sides with a printed paper title label on the spine (and an extra label in the back of the book), and blue-gray paper over boards. In a blue-gray paper-covered slipcase. The spine shows light dusting, light buckling to paper on the slipcase spine, small brown spot in the paper on p. 19, light, age-related tanning to endpapers. This copy bears the William G. Mather (1857-1951) bookplate, he was associated with The Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, and was a member of the Rowfant Club. A fine/near fine copy of a book often found in lesser condition and lacking the fragile slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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