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        Geist der Utopie

      Duncker & Humblot, Munich 1918 - Octavo, uncut and largely unopened; a superb copy in lightly worn paper wrappers, gilt decorations to front cover, preserved in morocco-backed cloth box. First edition of Bloch's first book, and rare. Bloch's treatise on the utopian spirit is the foundation work of his long career investigating utopia: Manuel called him 'the most famous contemporary commentator on the utopian propensity.'Geist der Utopie sketches out Bloch's belief in the overcoming of alienation through utopia, particularly through his formulation of the 'Not-Yet-Conscious.' Moreover, it presents a vigorous call to move past Romantic Sehnsucht (regret at the impossibility of rationality) and to build impossibly towards the horizon: 'Nun haben wir zu beginnen.' Although for some time relatively unknown in the English-speaking world, the 1995 publication of The Principle of Hope by MIT heralded a renewed interest in Bloch, and saw him assume an intellectual position alongside his better known friends and colleagues Walter Benjamin and George Lukacs. Geist der Utopie has finally been released in English translation by Stanford University Press.Bloch (1885-1977) was one of the great Marxist philosophers of the twentieth century. Exiled to the United States in 1933, he returned to Leipzig in 1948 to become professor of philosophy. Although the publication of the early volumes of his major work, Das Princip Hoffnung, was greeted with enthusiasm, the reception of the third and final volume was negative, indeed, it was deemed to be suspect and un-marxist. By 1961 his position had deteriorated to such a point that he was once more forced to flee, this time becoming professor at Tübingen in then West Germany. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        29th Division Officer's World War One Battlefield Photograph Album - 1918

      France, 1918. Photograph Album. Very Good. This 12-page album with 25 photographs was assembled by Lieutenant Gordon Bryant. Photos show Bryant, his unit (the 2nd Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment), and the battlefield where they fought as part of the American 29th Division consisting mainly of men from Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. The pages are firmly bound, although only the loose front cover remains. The photographs are captioned and in excellent shape. During the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the 29th fought in one of the bloodiest American battles of the war, the Battle of Bois d' Ormont. Companies of the 114th were interspersed between French units and ordered to attack the German trenches. While all of the American companies advanced, some of the French units held fast creating large gaps in the line of advance. The Germans took advantage of the situation, and American casualties were extensive. Although Ormont was taken, over 100 Americans were killed and more than 800 were wounded. Then, while defending their new positions, the 114th was bombarded with mustard gas artillery shells that caused an additional 700 casualties. Bryant's photographs, taken following the battle show unit equipment that was damaged by artillery fire, trenchwork and dugouts used by his unit, the hill where his regiment went 'over top,' German machine gun positions, the regiment's aid station, the regiment's objective, captured 10 inch mortars, ruins of farm buildings, German barbed wire and abandoned munitions, an exhausted American soldier examining a shell hole he had used for cover during the bombardment, and temporary graves of five American soldiers.

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        World War I Army Aviation Training Photograph Album - Ellington Field, Texas

      Ellington Field (Houston-Galveston), Texas, 1918. Photograph Album. Very Good. This photograph album contains over 250 photographs documenting aviation training at what is probably Ellington Field, an advanced flight training school that focused on bombing and gunnery. (Although none of the photographs are captioned, one shows a tent with a sign reading, "1st Lieut. F. A. Samsone / 1st Lieut. C. H. Penland / 2nd Lieut. J. B. Haddon". All three of those aviators were assigned to Ellington Field in August, 1918 (per August, 1918 editions of the Air Service Journal). There is also a photo of 11 Curtis Jennys flying in formation taken by the noted Galveston photographer, H. H. Morris. The album is approximately 10" x 12", and the photographs range in size from 2.5" x 3.5 to 6.5" x 8.5". The photos, which are in excellent condition, have been mounted with black "art corners" although it appear a few have been glued in place when the corners failed. The album is in nice shape with some minor wear. The photographs show a wide range camp life and training. They include individual officers in uniforms with a variety of aviation wings, individuals in leather flight jackets and helmets, Curtis Jenny airplanes on the ground and in flight, tents and camp life, aviators flying their aircraft, aircraft through gunsights, birds-eye views of the field and surrounding area, views of an airplane wreck or wrecks, a unit funeral perhaps for an officer killed one of the wrecks, and more. An exceptional record of early U. S. army aviation.

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        Simla in Ragtime. An Illustrated Guide Book (To say nothing of the map)

      Simla: Printed and Published for the Author, by the Station Press,, 1918. Octavo. Original grey light card printed wrappers.. Title page printed in red and black, full-page map and numerous illustrations to the text. Wrappers a little toned, spine a little worn and cracked with some repair, but largely complete, text lightly browned, small marginal paper flaw in final lea, but overall very good. First published in 1913, both that edition and this printing are rare: there appears to be one copy only of each, located at the British Library. There is a new Preface to this expanded edition (dated from Simla, November 1918) which opens "Thank the Lord the War is over" and concludes by mentioning that the author was almost struck down by the great flu pandemic of 1918. We believe that "Doz" is the pseudonym of D. O. Sullivan, who has signed the book's last illustration on p. 145. "In 1913, an American who had lived for several years in Simla produced, under the pen-name Doz, a somewhat eccentric and whimsical guide to the town called Simla in Ragtime. In this he confirms the existence's of Jacob's shop [featured in Kipling's Kim], though his description of its precise whereabouts is so confusing as to be almost incomprehensible" (Peter Hopkirk, Quest for Kim: In Search of Kipling's Great Game, Oxford 1996, p. 171). A marvellous survival from the long sunset of the British Raj.

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        Oesterreichische Volkslieder mit ihren Singweisen, gesammelt und herausgegeben durch Franz Ziska und Julius Max Schottky Mit 67 Singweisen

      Hartleben, Pesth 1918 - 8°, OPbd. XVI (Vorwort und Inhalt) + 288 + 1 n.n. Seite (Druckfehler) Pappeinband der Zeit. Ecken bestoßen, Kanten altersbedingt berieben. Ganz kleiner Rundstempel am Titelblatt oben. Innen saubere und gut erhaltene erste Ausgabe 288 S. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Henry Holt & Co, New York 1918 - 12mo. [x], 147, [2] pp. Cloth, foxing, good. Chicago Poems priced $1.30 net with number 3 appearing on page 3. Inscribed in brown ink to Mrs. Souira Maritain / 1946 / Carl Sandburg , along with ownership signature of John C. Ransom on front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Moskau, Gelikon, 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.

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        Poèmes et dessins de la fille née sans mère. 18 dessins - 51 poèmes.

      - Lausanne, Imprimeries réunies, 1918. In-8, broché (couverture légèrement passée). Edition originale, bel exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        HISTORY OF LONG ISLAND: From Its Discovery and Settlement to the Present Time (4 Volumes)

      Robert H. Dodd, NY 1918 - Limited third edition. Royal octavo. xxiv + 451, 441, 479, 483 pp; 45 gravure plates and 2 folding maps; index. Cloth with gilt spine titles and deckle edge pages, t.e.g. VG Minor pull damage to crown of volume 1, pages barely toned throughout. This third edition was published in two limited edition formats. The more common 3-volume set was limited to 600 copies, and a scarcely seen 4-volume set limited to 135 copies. This set is one of the 135 four-volume sets printed on French handmade paper and is formerly from the Steinway Mansion collection. The best and most complete edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Prophet Daniel - Eine Folge mit zwölf Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin (signed & numbered)

      München: George Müller, 1918 - Sm.Folio (270x380mm) - 35pp - 12 b/w full-page drawings (excellent reproductions). First edition in 100 copies in German language, our copy is N° 9 signed and numbered by Alfred Kubin. Original half-vellum binding, gilded. Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        From the Heart of a Folk: A Book of Songs

      Boston: The Cornhill Company. 1918. First. First edition. Introduction by James Holly Hanford. Octavo. 60pp. Quarter cloth gilt. A few spots of foxing, spine gilt faded, overall very good or better. Poetry by an Alabama-born African-American student at Harvard, clearly influenced by Paul Laurence Dunbar. He served with the 92nd Infantry in WWI, and later became a postal clerk in Boston, never publishing another volume. Scarce. .

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        Le livre de la jungle ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1918. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1918, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edition of the year of the original of the French translation, fanciful edition statement. Binding to bradel half percaline almond, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, part of title chocolate shagreen with minor scratches, double gold thread and Date tail, flat marbled paper, an upper corner blunt, binding then signed by Joseph Henry. Exceptional autograph dedication dated and signed by the author, Leila (Claude) Anet, tennis player of the 1920s, including Pierre Bonnard painted several portraits "Rudyard Kipling signed for Leila Anet 6 April 1921 Costebelle.." enriched in this autograph thought footer: "France, beloved of Every soul That loves gold reserves RK mankind." A clear marginal wetting in feet first and last sheets. Shipments autographs signed by Rudyard Kipling are rare, especially on the French translation of his most famous work. --- 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 de l'année de l'originale de la traduction française, fantaisiste mention d'édition. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline amande, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, pièce de titre de chagrin chocolat comportant de légères éraflures, double filet et date dorés en queue, plats de papier marbré, un coin supérieur émoussé, reliure de l'époque signée de Henry Joseph. Exceptionnel envoi autographe daté et signé de Rudyard Kipling, à Leïla (Claude) Anet, tenniswoman des années 1920 dont Pierre Bonnard peignit plusieurs portraits : " Rudyard Kipling signed for Leila Anet. April 6. 1921 Costebelle." enrichi de cette pensée autographe en bas de page : "France, beloved of every soul that loves or serves mankind. R.K." Une très claire mouillure marginale en pieds des premiers et derniers feuillets. Les envois autographes signés de Rudyard Kipling sont rares, d'autant plus sur la traduction française de son oeuvre la plus célèbre.

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        Le Bon Français. 5 images de Guy Arnoux.

      - P., Devambez, vers 1918, 24x33 cm. Recueil de 5 pochoirs patriotiques sur vergé à encadrement bleu blanc rouge sous leur chemise d'origine en couleurs sur vergé.Le Bon Français: -Cultive la terre-Travaille pour nos soldats-Se bat pour son pays-Assure la reprise des affaires-Souscrit à l'emprunt.Peu courant

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        Le mystère de Jésus Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Editions de la Sirène, 1918. Fine. Editions de la Sirène, Paris 1918, 26x33,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise. - Edition illustrated with 17 original wooden Louis Bouquet, one of the 15 best scholars of old Japan in the tub, deluxe edition. Our copy, like all copies of old Japan deluxe edition and as stipulated in the justification of the draw is full of his suite printed in sepia on China and signed by Louis Bouquet. Some very light bites without gravity. Rare. --- 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 illustrée de 17 bois originaux de Louis Bouquet, un des 15 exemplaires lettrés sur vieux Japon à la cuve, tirage de tête. Notre exemplaire, à l'instar de tous les exemplaires du tirage de tête sur vieux Japon et ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage, est bien complet de sa suite imprimée en bistre sur Chine et signée par Louis Bouquet. Quelques très légères piqûres sans gravité. Rare.  

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        A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Nrf, 1918. Fine. Nrf, Paris 1918, 12,5x19,5cm, broché. - Edition on paper with current good colophon of 30 November 1918, false statement fifth edition. Total circulation was 3,242 copies, divided into 6 slices edition. Spine slightly lightened by sun light with a small trivial lack Length, three small and marginal gaps at the top of the second plate. --- 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 sur papier courant comportant le bon achevé d'imprimer du 30 Novembre 1918, fausse mention de cinquième édition. Le tirage total a été de 3242 exemplaires, le tout divisé en 6 tranches d'édition. Dos très légèrement insolé sans gravité comportant un infime manque en pied, trois petits manques marginaux en tête du deuxième plat.

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        Dans la foule EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Georges Crès & Cie, 1918. Fine. Georges Crès & Cie, Paris 1918, 13,5x17cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 60 numbered copies on Holland paper only leading copies with 6 China. Guards slightly shaded, otherwise rare and nice copy. --- 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 60 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers avec 6 Chine. Gardes très légèrement ombrées, sinon rare et agréable exemplaire.

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      Paris|& Genève: Maison française|& Imprimerie Reggiani, 1918. Fine. Maison française & Imprimerie Reggiani, Paris & Genève 1918, 13x20cm, broché. - Edition of wich no leading copies exists. Precious autograph signed by Romain Rolland, dated 1924, Henri de Montherlant "... in hostile harmony" enriched this quote Heraclitus Greek translation which reads: "We get the most beautiful harmony of things that differ . " Reading marks traced in black ink in the margins of some pages, probably by Henry de Montherlant. Small tears with light gaps heads and feet flat, which is inevitable in view of the extreme fragility of this laid paper of poor quality. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Romain Rolland, daté de 1924, à Henri de Montherlant : "... en hostile harmonie" enrichi de cette citation d'Héraclite en grec dont voici la traduction : " On reçoit la plus belle harmonie des choses qui diffèrent." Repères de lecture tracés, à l'encre noire en marges de certaines pages, probablement par Henri de Montherlant. Petites déchirures avec légers manques en têtes et en pied des plats, ce qui est inévitable au regard de l'extrême fragilité de ce papier vergé de mauvaise qualité.  

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        English Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd,, 1918. Tall square octavo (277 × 209 mm). Recent dark red crushed morocco, decorative gilt spine, three-line gilt border on sides, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With 16 mounted colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Scattered foxing to blank margins of plate paper. A handsomely bound copy. First and limited edition, number 217 of 500 copies numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham.

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        MATHEMATISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT, 169 Bände: 1 (1918) - 169 (1979). Gebunden, vollständig. ISSN: 0025-5874.

      Berlin u.a. : Springer, 1918-1979.. 169 Bände, ca. 6 Regalmeter. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. 169 Bände!!! Große Sammlung der ersten 169 Bände dieser Zeitschrift, erschienen zwischen 1918 und 1979. Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Band 1 bis 123 in roten Bibliothekseinbänden, Band 124 bis 169 in grünen Bibliothekseinbänden. Bucheinbände mit leichten Lagerspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand! Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx

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        The Works of Joseph Conrad: 20 Volumes [Signed]

      Published by William Heinemann Ltd., London . 1918. - Uniform matching hard back binding in publisher's original oatmeal buckram cloth over paper boards, deep navy title and author lettering to the spines, Conrad's printed signature to the front covers. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Hand written number 425 of 750 sets which are for sale, 30 sets for presentation. SIGNED by the author in bold blue ink to the limitation leaf 'Joseph Conrad'. Volume 19 is dated 1923, volume 20, 1927. Spines slightly age darkened, volume 20 with age darkening to the corners of the front board. Member of the P.B.F.A. LITERATURE 1900-1925 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sechs Märchen der Brüder Grimm. Aus dem Nachlass.

      Berlin, bei Otto v. Holten. (1918).. 8°. 3 w. Bl., 33 S., 1 S., 2 w. Bl. Mit radierter Titelvignette und 7 Radierungen im Text. Originallederband mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Deckelfiletierung, Innenkantenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt.. "Dritter Nibelungendruck für die Brandussche Verlagsbuchhandlung." - Eines von 260 numerierten Exemplaren. - Des Toten Dank. - Der dankbare Tote und die aus der Sklaverei erlöste Königstochter. - Die getreue Frau. - Die Prinzessin im Sarge und die Schildwache. - Fürchten lernen. - Sankt Peters Mutter. - Rücken verblasst Lederbezug mit kleinen Kratzspuren. - Innen sauber.

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        Photograph Album Documenting the U.S. Army Airforce 1st Pursuit Group in World War One

      Mostly in France, 1918. Photograph Album. Very Good. The album is approximately 5" x 8" and contains 155 photographs. About 70 are related to WWI pilots and aircraft with the remainder showing general Army training in the United States, French scenes, Yale, and home life. Most all of the photographs are 2.5" x 3.5" and in nice shape; a few have fading or over exposure. All have exceptional detail which is clearly visible when the images are enlarged. The album cover is missing and the binding cord has been replaced. This is a unique and historically valuable record of the early days of what was to become the United States Air Force. The 1st Pursuit Group, the first American air combat unit, was established in France in May of 1918 and initially consisted of the 27th, 94th, and 95th Aero Squadrons. Lt. Joern was assigned to the 27th Aero Squadron in August of 1918 and also served as a liaison to the French 2nd Army. Only a few of these photographs are captioned, however many of the aviation-related photographs are identified in a separate inventory list. Some appeared in an article written by Harry's son, John G. Joern, "The Legacy of a Screaming Eagle" in the Fall 2001 Issue (Vol. 16, No.3) of Over the Front. Photographs include aircraft flown by the 1st Pursuit Group (SPADs, De Havilands, Sopwiths, Nieuports, and Caudrons); Aero Squadron insignia ("Eagle" for the 27th , "Hat in the Ring" for the 94th, and "Kicking Mule" for the 95th); Other aircraft (seaplanes, Maurice Farmans, a Morane Saulnier); cockpit images including machine guns and pilots while flying; airplane wrecks; mechanics at work; many pilots including Lt. Harry W. Joern, Lt. Fred W. Norton, Lt. Byron Bilderback, and William "Billy" Bishop, the 3rd leading Ace of the war with 72 victories; and two captured German airplanes (a Foker DVII now displayed at the Smithsonian and a Hannover Cl ll that landed inside American lines after being shot down by Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker and Lt. Reed Chambers).

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        World War One America Soldier's Trench Diaries and Papers

      France, 1918. Diary. Very Good. Exceptional two-volume journal (about 125 pages) kept by an Infantry Officer in the 7th Division during World War One. The 7th Division, the last Regular Army division to arrive in France, was rushed through in-country training to the trenches near Villers-en-haye in October, 1918 where it conducted a reconnaissance-in-force and prepared for the massive 2nd Army Offensive, which was cancelled with the signing of the Armistice at 11 o'clock on 11 November just as the doughboys were to "go over" the top. Unlike most World War One diaries or letter collections, Van Pelt notebooks provide a detailed description of life in the trenches. Some of the entries include: - "Terrific bombardment kept us awake practically all night. . . . Trenches muddy as the devil. . . . Enemy plane flying around and 'Archies' (anti-aircraft guns) got busy. Shrapnel dropped around us in trench and in front of dugout." - "About 9 o'clock . . . everything opened up until about 1:30 am we get our first gas alarm." - "Hear that Evans and Yeager were killed . . . Capt. Johnson gave me Evans ring which I will take to his mother after the war." - "Had a devil of a bombardment during the night and early the next morning the enemy opens up. . . . rifle and machine gun fire kept up at front for two hours." - "Quite a bit of small arms fire during early morning. Shelling continued . . . about 300 yards to our right. . . . Went over to outpost . . . Capt and I get sniped at by a machine gun." - "They dropped a devil of a fire all around us . . . ending about 6am. . . firing continues . . . artillery cuts loose." - "Making final setting to go over. Get everything set to pull out for jumping off place on a minutes notice. . . . Artillery continues to raise the devil. . . . About 11 a.m. we hear that all hostilities and firing ceases at 11 a. m." - "Hear I was reported Dead for several days." Van Pelt continued on active duty after the war until 1925 and died in 1928. Although his obituary stated that he die as the result of complications from a gas attack injury, Van Pelt actually died from testicular tuberculosis which he contracted while in France. The diaries are in nice shape. Collection also has other post-war related items including a calling card engraving plate showing, medical records, will, obituary, etc. As of 2015, the Rare Book Hub (Americana Exchange) shows no auction records for similar American trench diaries and only three records for similar British trench diaries.

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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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      [W. F. Powers Co.], (n d), [New York]: - Large color lithograph image of a dynamic war scene where a US soldier is throwing a grenade into an enemy trench Poster designer Ashe was noted for his industrial paintings, especially of steel mills. Through his friendship with Teddy Roosevelt, he became an artist in residence at the White House. This is his only known WW1 poster.Only 3 holdings of this poster title located on OCLC (LoC, Sage Col, University of NC). Modest wear to poster (some sohpistication slightly visible on top corner, but otherwise rebacking is virtually undetectable). A VG+ example. Poster professionally restored and backed with linen. 40-3/4" x 28-1/4". Ca. 1918 (Borkan 102; Rawls 264). Single sheet printed recto only.

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        Die Härte der Weltenliebe.

      Verlag DER STURM,, Berlin, 1918 - Berlin, Verlag DER STURM, 1918, 24,5 x 17,5 cm, 96 Seiten, 1 Illustration auf dem Vortitelblatt, (5) Seiten Verlagsanzeigen, vermutlich der Original-Halbledereinband der Vorzugsausgabe (bestossen, Rücken aufgehellt, Gebrauchsspuren), aufgrund der schlechten Papierqualiät durchgehend, am Anfang und Ende stärker, fleckig. Ein ordentliches Exemplar mit schöner Provenienz. Wohl ein über die Auflage von 10 gedrucktes und gebundenes Exemplar der "besonderen Ausgabe" mit der handschriftlichen Widmung von Walden an "Eva" [d. i. Eva Weinwurzel (? - 1996), Sekretärin von Walden, lebte nach 1932 in Tel Aviv; Kunstsammlerin; späterer Name war Eva Spector, Wirkungsdaten lt. DNB 1922-1932.] Raabe 322. 12 ("Neben der allgemeinen Ausgabe erscheint eine Sonderausgabe in 10 nummerierten und signierten Exemplare.[.]". - Wilpert/Gühring 14. - Ex Libris "Feuerbacher Heide" von Hans L. Merkle auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels montiert. Dieses Werk war nicht in den Reiss-Auktionen. Sprache: Deutsch aufgrund der schlechten Papierqualiät durchgehend, am Anfang und Ende stärker, fleckig. Ein ordentliches Exemplar mit schöner Provenienz. vermutlich der Original-Halbledereinband der Vorzugsausgabe (bestossen, Rücken aufgehellt, Gebrauchsspuren), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Towards 'an English Fourth' Fragments and echoes of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, 1918-21, copy #144 of the limited edition bound in quarter goatskin and slipcased

      Fordingbridge, Hampshire: Castle Hill Press, 2009. First and Limited edition. Quarter Leather. This Castle Hill Press limited edition publishes T. E. Lawrence's 1918-1921 writings about the history of the Arab Revolt, which culminated in the 1922 text of Seven Pillars of Wisdom. T.E. Lawrence (1888-1935) found fame as instigator, organizer, hero, and tragic figure of the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, which he began as an eccentric junior intelligence officer and ended as "Lawrence of Arabia." This time defined Lawrence with indelible experience and celebrity which he would spend the rest of his famously short life struggling to reconcile and reject, to recount and repress. Lawrence told the tale of this time in Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a work with a tortuous writing, editing, and publishing history culminating in posthumous publication. The title of Towards an English Fourth is taken from a passage in a 26 August 1922 letter from T. E. Lawrence to English literary editor, writer, and critic Edward Garnett: "Do you remember my telling you once that I collected a shelf of 'Titanic' books . . . and that they were The Karamazovs, Zarathustra, and Moby Dick. Well, my ambition was to make an English fourth." From the editor's Introduction: "During the period 1919-22 T.E. Lawrence's intellectual and creative powers were at their zenith. At the Peace Conference, in Whitehall and at All Souls he mixed with some of the most brilliant men and women of his time. His personal outlook was informed by two cultures. His opinions drew on an extraordinary range of experience, and on first-hand knowledge of the peoples of the Middle East. His writings during this period show a breadth of analysis unparalleled in anything he wrote before or afterwards. In Seven Pillars of Wisdom and in essays like 'The Changing East' and 'Evolution of a Revolt' you can see the calibre of mind that impressed contemporaries such as Winston Churchill, Arnold Toynbee and Lionel Curtis. These qualities are surely one of the reasons why Seven Pillars of Wisdom has had such enduring appeal." The 1918-1921 writings collected in this volume reflect the first manuscripts of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, which do not survive. There were only 227 copies of this edition, of which 150 copies were bound in quarter crimson goatskin with cream canvas sides, head and tail bands, and top edge gilt.  The volume was issued in a matching canvas cloth slipcase with felt lining. This copy is #144. The limitation page is hand-numbered and the publisher's Introduction is hand-signed. This copy is pristine, in new condition direct from the publisher.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Exiles: A Play in Three Acts

      London: Grant Richards, 1918 First edition, first printing. Publisher's dark green cloth and slate green boards, white paper labels lettered in black to the front board and spine. Very good, with some light wear to the extremities, some rubbing, toning, and minor chipping to the spine label, bright boards, fresh pages. Overall, a tight and attractive copy. Slocum and Cahoon A14. Exiles, Joyce's only published play, was written in 1913 and published five years later on May 25, 1918. Drawn from Joyce's short story "The Dead" from his collection Dubliners (1914), the plot of Exiles focuses on a love triangle between the famous writer Richard Rowan, who recently returned to Dublin after nearly a decade of exile in Rome, Rowan's wife Bertha, and his old journalist friend Robert Hand. The Rowans bear resemblance to Joyce and his wife Nora, with whom he lived in self-imposed exile in Trieste, Switzerland while writing Exiles, but the play's autobiographical nature ends with this similarity. Many critics have drawn parallels between Exiles and the many plays of Henrik Ibsen, an author whom Joyce greatly admired. Joyce offered Exiles to William Butler Yeats for performance at the Abbey Theatre, but Yeats rejected the offer. The first major London performance of Exiles was in 1970 at the Mermaid Theatre under the direction of Harold Pinter.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        A History of the American People, 10 vols.; Documentary Edition, Autographed

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1918. First edition thus. Hardcover. Good. Signed by Wilson. Limited "Documentary edition" (ours is number 233 of 400 numbered copies thus), 1918. Ten volumes, complete. Green cloth hardcovers with paper spine-label and gilt top edge, illustrated, a clean unmarked text, volumes in Good to Very Good, some cracks to inner hinges that have been expertly repaired, all vols. with previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, age-toning and soiling to some pages and to the page-edges, discoloration to the covers of some vols., a touch of rubbing or wear to the tips of the covers of some volumes. A very nice, uncommon set. Volume one is signed by Wilson near the front.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Notes on the Interpretation of Aeroplane Photographs (3rd edition) WITH Illustrations to Accompany Notes on the Interpretation of Aeroplane Photographs, Series A ( S. S. 631. A. 1a/42982.A. )

      France: Army Printing and Stationary Services, 1918. Boards. Very Good. 12 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches. Drab paper boards with plain blue spine and affixed title label. Contains 63 plates (2 non-photographic) plus a list of plates. Photographs reproduced by No 6 Advanced Section, AP. & S. S. WITH 11 page writeup on how to interpret photographs (original printed wrappers) 8 1/4 x 13 inches. Boards. In World War I, aeroplanes, a new tool of warfare, were first used extensively to take aerial images of battle grounds, upcoming campaign areas, and other useful intelligence sites. The natural result was a new "science" which evolved necessary to interpret these images. The armed forces created a set of standardized symbols to use on aerial photographs, noting things like Machine Guns, Trench Mortars, Concrete Structures, Wire entanglements, and other useful operation data. This set, marked "FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY" could be used for training and also interpretation of photographs taken in the field. A review of OCLC/Worldcat notes only a handful of these in institutional collections, with several produced by different branches of the armed services involved in WW1. We find American,. French, British, and Canadian printing of similarly titled works. Whether there are differences or not is an exercise left to the new owner. Each plate, a silver print, highlights examples of useful features seen from the air. Concrete structures, Haystacks used as O.P.s, Types of Trench Construction, etc. Every wonder what the intelligence servicse spent their days and nights doing? Reviewing these examples and becoming experts on helping the operational forces place and use their resources strategically.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Collection of 64 Snapshots and Real Photo Postcards of Members of Co. C, 602d Engineers, American Expeditionary Force

      1918-1919, V.p. 1918 - Diverse collection of photographs of members of Co. C, American Expeditionary Force, at play, work, and rest. Includes both group photos and individual portraits, a few with the subject and his horse. Shows scenes at the mess hall, in a tent camp, filling bed sacks, on parade (one "Saluting Gen. Pershing"), and building bridges in Very and Romagne. Postcards show shelled-out buildings, German dead, and portrait photographs of soldiers in uniform taken in a photographer's studio in Wittlich, Germany, and dated January, 1919, two months after the end of the war.The 602d Engineers trained at Camp Devens, Massachusetts, embarking for Europe in July, 1918. The unit was involved in the battles of Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne, building roads and bridges, including a pontoon bridge across the Meuse River. The 602d Engineers ended the war in the Argonne near Very, France. 64 images of various sizes (from 6.5x4.25cm. to 17.5x12.75cm.); includes 38 snapshots and 26 postcards, 20 of which have brief manuscript annotations in ink to versos; a few with wear to extremities, some images blurred or faded, but still a Very Good collection.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      - London (1918). Large 8vo, (x), 132, (2) pp. 8 colored plates, each with a captioned tissue. Original green cloth gilt, (later) printed dust-jacket, a very fine copy. First trade edition: ÒDustjacket is presumably from a later issue as the ads on the rear of jacket include works that appeared in 1919 and 1920.Ó E.M. Maurice. This copy conforms. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        MÜNCHEN. - Alt-München. Sieben Radierungen aus dem Jahr 1818. Gedruckt von den Originalplatten.

      Bruckmann,, Mchn., 1918 - 35 x 45 cm. Titel, 3 S. Einleitung von Hermann Uhde-Bernays. Mit 7 Radierungen unter dünnen Passepartouts. Goedl-Roth 36-42. - Nr. 38 von 300 numerierten Exemplaren. - Sowohl im Impressum als auch Blatt für Blatt numeriert. Die feinen Radierungen zeigen eine Gesamtansicht von Norden, Schwabing, Nymphenburg, Sendling, Bogenhausen, Giesing und Thalkirchen. - Vollrandige, tadellose Drucke. Die Mappe leicht berieben.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Sich in Kissen zurücklehnender Frauenakt und Hund.

      . Aquarellierte Gelatineradierung, um 1918, auf cremefarbenem Bütten, signiert. Darstellungsgröße ca. 30:ca. 23 cm, Blattgröße 52:36 cm.- In den Rändern etwas vergilbt.. Nach einem Studium an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie ging Großmann 1905-1914 nach Paris, wo er Schüler von L. Simon (1861-1945) war und freundschaftliche Kontakte zu L. Feininger (1881-1955) und H. Matisse (1869-1954) unterhielt. Anschließend verbrachte er einige Jahre in Berlin; zahlreiche Reisen erneut nach Paris, nach Schweden, in die Schweiz und nach Italien schlossen sich an. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Berlin lehrte er an der Kunstakademie, wurde jedoch 1934 aus politischen Gründen entlassen. Großmann gilt neben Emil Orlik (1870-1932) als der bedeutendste deutsche Graphiker der 20er Jahre.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Mädchenporträt. Tuschfeder und Pastellkreide (Terra di Siena). 1918.

      - Unten rechts monogrammiert u. datiert: „R.M. V,18". 35 : 27,7 blattgross auf Transparentpapier. Schöne Bildniszeichnung einer jungen Frau mit realistisch fein ausgearbeiteter Kopfpartie.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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      Southern Railway Company, 1916 and 1918 - Volume I: 100 pages, many as foldouts featuring diagrams and dimensions of equiment and signs such as a baggage wagon, ballast fork, cattle guard, clearance post, depot platform and curbing, frogs, wooden highway bridge, lever car, push car, signs, ties, wooden water tank, trank wrench, whistle post, etc. Volume II: 99 pages, many as foldouts featuring diagrams and dimensions of equipemnt such as camp car details, fence between tracks, fire hose nozzle, freight room door, gutters, highway grade crossing, notice for warehouses, oil box for stations, painting for crossing gates, property post, signs, stove base, ticket window, waiting booth, water barrel and fire bucket, and numerous other specifications. Both volumes bound in original black buckram with lettering in gilt. A few of the foldouts have been repaired along the fold with library tape. Booth volumes are good to very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        BREMEN. "Brema". Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau, links oben Wappen, unten leere Kartusche.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, 1918, 36,5 x 49 cm. Fauser 1877. - Verso mit Text. Kräftiges Altkolorit und gute Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Tod und Sünderin.

      1918 1918 - Aquarellierte und Goldbronze gehöhte Lithographie, 1918, auf aufgewalztem China, signiert. Darstellungsgröße 18,8:13,5 cm, Blattgröße 33,5:25,8 cm. Trotz großer Widerstände seitens ihres Elternhauses, das sie schon im Alter von 16 Jahren verließ, absolvierte die Künstlerin 1915-1918 ein Studium an der Dresdener Kunstgewerbeschule, parallel ab 1916-1919 Mal- und Zeichenkurse an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. Ihr Interesse galt schon zu Beginn den avantgardistischen Kunstströmungen, Dadaismus und Expressionismus. Nach der schwierigen Ehe mit dem Maler und Opernsänger Kurt Lohse, der ein liederlich ausschweifendes Leben führte, so daß sie in permanenter Armut lebte, und mehrfacher Trennungen wurde sie zeitweise obdachlos. Ein dadurch bewirkter seelischer und körperlicher Zusammenbruch führte 1929 zu einem mehrwöchigen Aufenthalt in einer Nervenheilanstalt. Hier entstanden die berühmten „Friedrichsberger Köpfe", Porträts ihrer Mitpatientinnen, die ihr große Anerkennung in der Kunstwelt, aber kaum Verkäufe einbrachten. Anschließend schaffte sie die endgültige Trennung von ihrem Ehemann. Es entstanden nachfolgend Bilder des Hamburger Hafens, des Arbeiter- und Prostituiertenmilieus sowie Selbstbildnisse. Finanzieller Erfolg stellte sich allerdings noch immer nicht ein, so daß sie weiterhin in wirtschaftlicher Not lebte. Nach der Rückkehr in ihr Elternhaus nach Dresden und zunehmender seelischer und körperlicher Zerrüttung ließ ihr Vater sie 1932 aus Unverständnis und Hilflosigkeit in die Landes-Heil- und Pfleganstalt Arnsdorf bei Dresden einweisen. „Schizophrenie" wurde kurzerhand diagnostisiert. 1935 wurde sie in der Frauenklinik Dresden im Rahmen der nationalsozialistischen Eugenik, des „Erbgesundheitsgesetzes", zwangssterilisiert. Völlig gebrochen erlischt nahezu vollständig ihre Schaffenskraft. 1940 wurde sie im Zuge des nationalsozialistischen Programms „lebensunwertes Leben" in die Landes-Heil- und Pflegeanstalt Pirna-Sonnenstein deportiert und ermordet.

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        Counter-Attack and Other Poems

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company 1918 - 8vo., brown boards with cover label lettered in brown; slightly soiled. First American edition, with an insightful introduction by Robert Nichols. A handsome copy of an antiwar classic signed by Sassoon on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        America Calls Enlist in the Navy

      U.S. Navy.. No date. Ca. 1918.. Color poster, 40 3/4 x 28 inches, archivally mended with linen backing. Light creasing at edges from rolling (now minimized by linen backing), very good condition. A particularly good copy of this iconic Navy recruitment poster showing Columbia and a sailor standing resolutely hand in hand. It was designed by the great American artist and illustrator J.C. Leyendecker and printed by the U.S. Navy Publicity Bureau. "The U.S. Navy Publicity Bureau gratefully acknowledges its indebtedness to Mr. J.C. Leyendecker for this design and to the Beck Engraving Co. for the reproduction" is printed at lower left corner. .

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        Karl-May-Jahrbuch 1918 bis 1933 , 16 Jahrgänge, Jahrgang 1 vom Herausgeber gewidmet und signiert ---

      Schottlaender --- Karl-May Verlag 1918 Breslau --- Radebeul. Zustand: Befriedigend 8° , broschiert 6654 S.. Originalausgaben der ersten 16 Jahrgänge der Karl-May-Jahrbücher. Band 1/1918 enthält auf dem Vorsatzblatt eine eigenhändige persönliche Widmung des Herausgebers Dr. Rudolf Beissel [1894 - 1986] an seinen Freund und Mitstreiter Prof. Dr. Siegfried Augustin [1946 - 2011], unterschrieben und datiert auf den 12.3.'82. ---<>--- Die ersten drei Bände sind in privates Halbleinen mit montierter Deckelillustration gebunden. Die restlichen Bände sind Originalbroschur mit farbig illustrierten Einbänden. Diese Bände sind deutlich gebrauchsspurig, einige mit kleineren Rückenläsuren, 2 mit Fehlstellen beim Rückendeckel. Der Schnitt ist bei einigen Bänden berieben und teils fleckig, einige Bleistiftanstreichungen und Marginalien sind festzustellen. Bei Interesse versenden wir gerne angefragte Detailaufnahmen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat HPeter Lastovka GbR]
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        The Springtide of Life: Poems of Childhood. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse.

      London: Heinemann, 1918 - Quarto. Original quarter vellum, japon boards, titles and decorations to spine and front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. Housed in a black quarter morocco slipcase with grey cloth chemise. Spine a touch darkened and bumped, boards very gently bowed, endpapers tanned. An excellent copy. Colour frontispiece tipped in on dark grey card, 8 similar plates, black and white line illustrations in text. Signed limited edition. Number 384 of 65 copies signed by Rackham.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Sphinx

      London, The Bodley Head. 1918, 1918. First edition thus. Small square 8vo. Publisher's pale green paper covered boards titled and illustrated in dark green to spine and front. Near fine, light edgewear, inner paper joint just starting. In a near fine example of the scarce dustwrapper, with minor toning and very light soiling. Internally clean. Uncommon in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Wir waren einst. Die deutsche Flotte von ihren Anfängen bis zum Ausgang des Weltkrieges

      Leipzig: Verlag von J. J. Weber - Alleinvertrieb durch Ernst Finking d.J., Leipzig um 1918. Überaus großformatige Hardcoverausgabe (61,5 x 45,5 cm), Querformat, Halbledereinband, 32 Seiten mit einundsechzig Abbildungen im Texte nebst sechzehn vielfarbigen Kunstbeilagen. Einband berieben, fleckig und beschabt, fliegender Vorsatz, Nachsatz und Innendeckel mit Spuren von Insektenfraß, innen mehr oder weniger fleckig. Sehr selten..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weber GbR]
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