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        English Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited., 1918. Large octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, decorative title block to front board, inner dentelles, floral patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 16 mounted colour illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Some foxing to tissues and the occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, one of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Croix-rouge" s'en va-t-en guerre

      E. de Boccard [1918], Paris - 1/630. Folio. Unpaginated. 16 loose leaves, as issued. Original cardboard portfolio. Limitation page signed by the artist. Remarkable collection of twelve humorous hand-colored lithographs by Daisy Delpech, depicting Red Cross nurses serving during World War I. Each of the 12 hand-colored plates (including title) measures 15 1/4" x 11 1/2" (39 x 29 cm). One of 630 signed copies, of which this is No. 243. Covers creased, rubbed along edges, and detached (but present). Moderate and sporadic creasing along lower right corner of plates. Moderate age toning throughout. Portfolio in overall fair, interior in good to good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Mitchell Library Sydney. Contents List of the H.L. White Postage-Stamp Collection

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

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        "Der Sturm" Direktion: Herwarth Walden. International Kunst. Ekspressionister og Kubister Malerier og Skulpturer. Udstillede Vesterbrogade 58, Georg Kleis Kunsthandel Forgylderetablissement.

      Kopenhagen / Kobenhavn, Georg Kleis, MCMXVIII [1918],. 24,5 x 16,1 cm, (20) Seiten, 10 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, illustrierte Original-Klammerheftung mit deutlichen Gebrauchsspuren (Original-Umschlag mit Defekten, Fehlstellen, siehe die Abbildung), wasserfleckig am oberen Rand (die Seiten sind nicht verklebt). vollständiges Exemplar in einem noch akzeptablem Zustand.. Getty Research Institute 91-B 35730. - Rifkind/Reed Kat.-Nr. 259, Seite 200 (mit Abbildung) "The exhibition started in Dusseldorf, travelled to Hamburg, Jena, Stettin, Breslau, went to Copenhagen in December 1918". - Alms/Steinmetz, Der Sturm in Berlin der zehner Jahre, Abbildung Seite 32.

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        Dichtungen von Kriegsgefangenen des Lagers Kurume Japan.

      Kurume, Japan, Hergestellt in Lagereigenarbeit, Buchbinderei M. Spruch, Franz Holstein, [1918].. Dichtungen von Kriegsgefangenen des Lagers Kurume, Japan. Einbanddecke nach einem Entwurf von Alfred Bührer, Schrift von Arth. Paulsen, Druck von Franz Holstein. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung Kurume, 3.VII.1919. Farbig illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, Groß-8°, 101 Seiten, mit Gedichten und Kurzgeschichten, Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, innen sauberes, gutes Exemplar..

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      Richmond: Printed and Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press,, [1918]. Octavo. Bound in near-contemporary blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, with original blue yapp wrappers bound in. Spine and board edges slightly faded, contents mildly foxed, wrappers nicked and chipped to extremities. A very good copy. First edition, sole printing. One of 300 copies hand printed by the Woolfs. Scarce.

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        Etude pour une baigneuse (Study for Woman Bathing), 1906

      Pierre Auguste Renoir, etching signed in plate one of 100 copies in Japan Shidzuoka. 2nd state published in Vollard's Tableaux, Pastel et Dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paris 1918. Accordingly to Stella n.16 The books was destroyed and the prints were removed. Reference: Delteil #16. in Very Good condition.

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        Speeches and Writings […] authorized up-to-date and comprehensive collection. First edition:

      G.A. Natesan &amp: Co., Madras , [1918]. 8vo. pp. xvi, 296, [viii] adverts + pp. [xvi] b/w illustrations; original green paper wrappers, worn. Internal evidence derived from the text and the publisher's advertisements reveals that this collection was published at the very end of 1917 or early in 1918. Natesan, an Indian nationalist publisher who had sent funds to Gandhi in South Africa and who hosted Gandhi and his wife when they stayed in Madras in 1915, claims in his preface that "this is the first attempt to bring under one cover an authorized, exhaustive and up-to-date collection of the speeches and writings of M.K. Gandhi". He adds: "the publishers desire to take this opportunity to convey their thanks to Mr Gandhi for the permission accorded to them to bring out this edition of his speeches and writings and for furnishing them with copies of several of his hitherto unpublished speeches as also with English translations of some of his writings and addresses in Guzarati". Natesan reinforces this sense of Gandhi's personal involvement with by reproducing a photograph of the author and his wife with the publisher taken in Madras in 1915. It is a scarce and ephemeral title, with no copies recorded at auction and with only one recorded institutional example of this edition, held by the British Library. Another edition, tentatively dated 1917 by the British Library cataloguer, was published in Madras by Ganesh & Co. It appears to be a well-intentioned pirate edition, published without Gandhi?'s direct involvement. Establishing primacy is difficult - both books contain works dating to November 1917. It might be possible to read into Natesan?'s emphasis on printing an up-to-date authorised edition a certain annoyance that another publisher had pipped him to the post with (what he considered to be) an inferior collection, but that remains pure conjecture. Book

      [Bookseller: Bryars and Bryars]
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        Laterna Tums?. (1911.-1915.) [Lantern in the dark. (1911.-1915.)]

      J. Rauskas (1918), Valka - First edition. 109, (3) p. Cover designed by Nikl?vs Strunke (1894-1966) the most outstanding representative of the 20th century Latvian Avant-garde. Linards (Petrovich) Laicens (1883-1938) was a Latvian Expressionist writer, poet. He was also active in politics as a member of Communist party. Editor or leftist Avant-garde journal Tribine. He was imprisoned several times in Latvia as a Communist, in 1932 he fled to the Soviet Union where he was perished during the Great Purge in 1938. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Kurumer Guckkasten.

      Kurume, Japan, [um 1918].. Kurumer Guckkasten, illustrierte Original-Broschur, quer-8°, mit 29 ganzseiten Zeichnungen aus dem Lageralltag. Einband etwas fleckig und mit Randläsuren, innen sauber..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Archive of letters and documents between Austrian President Kurt Waldheim and noted collector Jerry Granat regarding Waldheim's activities during WWII

      Austrian politician (born 1918) who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981 and President of Austria from 1986 to 1992. His activities during World War II stirred up a storm of controversy in the mid-1980s when gaps in his biography led many to believe that Waldheim was a former Nazi who participated in war crimes during World War II. Though a head of state, he remained a de facto outcast throughout much of the world during his presidency, and though he was essentially exonerated?"it was determined that he knew of certain crimes but was not an active participant?"the true nature of his involvement with the Nazis remains unresolved. Archive of documents related to the controversy surrounding Waldheim's wartime activities, circa 1975?"1986. Included: TLS signed "Kurt," one page, May 9, 1975, to collector Gerard Granat, explaining his activities in 1938. In part: "I did not participate at Dr. Schuschnigg's historical meeting with Hitler, but was politically active for the Socialist movement in the underground." TLS signed "Kurt Waldheim," one page, May 7, 1986, to Granat, apologizing for a delay in responding and mentioning that his son will give Granat the information he seeks. Matte-finish 4 x 5.75 photo, signed in ballpoint in the blank lower margin, "Kurt." Detailed ALS from Waldheim's son, Gerhard, three pages on two sheets, May 15, 1986, outlining evidence refuting the accusations against his father. In part: "The continued charges, clearly it is implicated [sic] that he carries at least co-responsibility as a desk lieutenant writing enemy reports ... . [It] is either a conscious effort to prove guilt by misconstruing facts or the sad result of someone who has never served in the military... ." Unsigned carbon copies of several letters from Granat to Waldheim and his son, expressing doubts about Waldheim's innocence and requesting information. Several unsigned copied pages of documents related to the case and Waldheim's activities. In fine condition overall, with scattered bends and light handling wear. From the Jerry Granat collection.

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        Uncle Remus Returns

      [i-ii], [i-x]-175+[printer's imprint] with frontispiece and 7 plates. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 4 7/89") bound original publisher tan cloth with brown lettering to spine and pictorial cover in original jacket. (BAL: 7168) First edition.Joel Chandler Harris (December 9, 1845 ?" July 3, 1908) was an American journalist, fiction writer, and folklorist best known for his collection of Uncle Remus stories. Harris was born in Eatonton, Georgia, where he served as an apprentice on a plantation during his teenage years. He spent the majority of his adult life in Atlanta working as an associate editor at the Atlanta Constitution. Harris led two professional lives: as the editor and journalist known as Joe Harris, he supported a vision of the New South with the editor Henry W. Grady (1880?"1889), stressing regional and racial reconciliation after the Reconstruction era. As Joel Chandler Harris, fiction writer and folklorist, he wrote many 'Brer Rabbit' stories from the African-American oral tradition and helped to revolutionize literature in the process.Condition:Some staining to back cover, previous owner's neat ink gift inscription to front end paper. Jacket edges and spine ends chipped else a very good copy in like jacket.

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        Kunst- und Gewerbe-Ausstellung 1918.

      Kurume, Japan, [1918].. Illustrierte Original-Broschur, 8°, 34 Seiten, zahlreiche Illustrationen, darunter 5 ganzseitige Holzschnitte, Liste der Ausstellungsgegenstände, namentliches Verzeichnis von 118 Ausstellern.Nur leicht gebräuntes und vereinzelt fleckiges, insgesamt schönes Exemplar..

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        Les Jockeys Camoufles

      1918. MATISSE, Henri. Les Jockeys Camouflés. By Pierre Reverdy. Illustrated with reproductions of 5 drawings by Matisse. 4to., bound in original printed wrappers, preserved in a recent half-morocco box. Paris: The Author, 1918.An inscribed copy of the second version of Matisse's first illustrated book. In the first version each of the poems was printed in coloured ink: green, orange, and blue, respectively. Reverdy was outraged by the final product; not only did he dislike the coloured typography, but he was annoyed that both he and the artist were referred to as "Monsieur..." on the title page - a formalism he found ridiculous. Reverdy immediately had this version prepared in black, "la seule édition approuvée par les auteurs." One of only 100 copies on Simili-Japon (there were 5 on Japon Imperial), the colophon initialed by Reverdy. The name of the recipient has been neatly excised. A rare and important book. Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse, Ouvrages Illustres No. 41. The Artist and the Book 195 (the first version). Skira 255.

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        Kiai-tseu-yuan houa tchouan, les enseignements de la peinture du jardin grand comme un grain de moutarde, Encyclopédie de la Peinture Chinoise,

      P., Laurens 1918, - fort in-folio, XII-519 pp., illustré d'environ 500 gravures, reliure demi-percaline, pièce de titre. Tirage total à 550 exemplaire, le nôtre numéro 180. "Ce traité fondamental rassemble les plus vieilles lois de l'esthétique extrême-orientale; il recueille les instructions des plus grands maîtres sans donner la préférence à une école particulière ni à une époque déterminée. L'abondance des renseignements qu'il apporte, philosophiques, historiques ou techniques en font un instrument de travil de premier ordre" (préface). Augmenté d'un dictionnaire biographique des peintres et d'un vocabulaire des termes techniques. Reliure un peu salie, pièce de titre frottée. Attention, ouvrage très lourd (heavy book). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph inscription signed in: Georg Kaiser, Das Frauenopfer. Schauspiel in drei Akten.

      Berlin, S. Fischer, 1918. - 8vo. 157, (1) pp. Publisher's original cloth with title to spine and front cover. First edition. - Inscribed by Döblin on the front flyleaf, a full-page quotation to Elsa Franke, dated Berlin, 30 May 1923: "Wir haben viele Seelen / und eine soll die andere / kennen. Laß Deine linke / Hand wissen, was Deine / rechte tut [.]" ("We have many souls, and one shall know the other. Let thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth"). Signed as "Linke Poot" and with his real name. The novelist, essayist, and physician Döblin, one of the principal figures of German literary modernism, is best known for his 1929 novel "Berlin Alexanderplatz". Georg Kaiser (1878-1945) was the Weimar Republic's most widely performed playwright until he was banned by the Nazis. - Slight brownstaining; extremeties somewhat bumped. WG 17. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Red One

      NY, Macmillan, 1918, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Both the exceedingly rare dust jacket and the frontispiece are adorned with a photo of London by Arnold Genthe, the book is comprised of the title story, plus The Hussy, Like Argus of the Ancient Times, and The Princess, one of 5,342 copies, notoriously fragile since this is his only book bound in paper-covered boards instead of cloth. The extremely fragile jacket has well-protected the book, very good in a good jacket with moderate chipping along both front and rear jacket folds.

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        A Royal Prisoner

      New York: Brentano's, 1918 New York: Brentano's, 1918. First American Edition. 12mo, 277 pp. Maroon cloth, lettered in gilt. Part of the Fantômas Detective Novels series, French pulp fiction in which, in early 20th century France, a series of audacious crimes are committed by an unknown criminal called Fantomas, who seems to be able to change shape and place supernaturally, speaks in cliches, and is the object of more than a little erotic interest to women - in particular Lady Beltham, who is magnetically attracted to him, yet aghast at his crimes, throughout the series. Inspector Juve (who may be Fantomas' brother) searches for him obsessively. Souvestre & Allain's Fantomas series included no less than 32 collaborative, all originally written in French between 1911 and 1913, then a subsequent eleven volumes written by Allain alone after Souvestre's death in 1914. Dominated by this essence of an archetypal villain rather in opposition to the archteypal super-detective Sherlock Holmes, the mystique of the series was immensely popular among contemporary French surrealists. A Royal Prisoner [original French title: Un Roi Prisonnier de Fantômas] is one of the scarcest titles in the Brentano's first American editions. Slightly sunned spine leaning a bit, light shelf wear, small bump to middle of rear cover; very good. L21

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        Formulae for the Solution of Geometrical Transportation Ciphers Publication No. 19

      Geneva, Illinois: Riverbank Laboratories, 1918. Staplebound wraps. Near Fine. Signed by William F. Friedman. Limited numbered edition. "Two hundred copies of this publication were printed of which this is No. 57." Staplebound letter size with cardstock wrapper, 24 pp. In excellent condition for its age. Some browning to covers and paper edges. This copy belonged to William S. Hart Jr. (1922-2004), the son of silent film stars William S. Hart, Sr. and Winifred Westover Hart. During World War II, he served as a cryptographer for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). On the title page, the copyright is listed to George Fabyan. Beneath that is a stamp stating "Bequest of Mrs. Nelle Fabyan" and a date.

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      1918 - Original ink and watercolour on paper for The Snow Queen. Signed in the lower right corner. 25.5cm x 21cm. Bright and clean, mounted and framed. Illustration used in the Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen, 1918 . [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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

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

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        Le paradis tricolore. -

      H. Floury 1918 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 40 pp. Reliure pleine toile à bandes rouge et blanche ornée de motifs floraux avec vignette de titre contrecollée sur le premier plat. Gardes illustrées. Tranches rouges. Intérieur richement illustré de dessins en couleurs. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Jockeys Camoufles

      1918. MATISSE, Henri. Les Jockeys Camouflés. By Pierre Reverdy. Illustrated with reproductions of 5 drawings by Matisse. 4to., bound in original printed wrappers, preserved in a recent half-morocco box. Paris: The Author, 1918. |~||~||~||~||~| An inscribed copy of the second version of Matisse's first illustrated book. In the first version each of the poems was printed in coloured ink: green, orange, and blue, respectively. Reverdy was outraged by the final product; not only did he dislike the coloured typography, but he was annoyed that both he and the artist were referred to as "Monsieur..." on the title page - a formalism he found ridiculous. Reverdy immediately had this version prepared in black, "la seule édition approuvée par les auteurs." One of only 100 copies on Simili-Japon (there were 5 on Japon Imperial), the colophon initialed by Reverdy. The name of the recipient has been neatly excised. A rare and important book. Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse, Ouvrages Illustres No. 41. The Artist and the Book 195 (the first version). Skira 255.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      N. p. o. d.. 8vo. 1 p.. An undated letter to an unidentified recipient, bearing the letterhead of the Hopital Militaire Complimentaire in Paris, where he spent some time in January 1918 receiving treatment for his shrapnel wound: "Mon cher ami / Tout est bien comme tu as fait. Merci. Je t'envois un mot que tu serais bien aimable de publier et j'irai te voir et te remercier des qu'on me laissera me lever ma main [...]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Les Reflets Poemes *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

      Armand Lapie - Librarie Francaise, Lausanne, 1918, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Fair, Deuxieme Edition, SignedSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 59 pages. Author's signature and inscription atop half-title page. Reflets de guerre et d'exil. Text in French. Above-average but not excessive wear. Top corner of front cover clipped. Library discard stamp title page.

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        Garden Ornament.

      London: Country Life, 1918 - Folio. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles to spine and front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. Tipped in colour frontispiece and numerous black and white photographs throughout. First edition, first impression.

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        The Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918. HARRIS, Julia Collier, The Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918. First edition, first printing. 621pp incl. appendix, bibliography, and index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. In brown boards with gilt titles and deckled edges. Frontis portrait of Harris with tissue protector. Inscribed, signed, dated Oct. 19th, 1925, and placed in Columbus, Ga. by the author on the title page, with a quotation of Frank L. Stanton "He made the lowly cabin-fires Light the far windows of the world." Very good, with light browning to pages, fading to gilt titles, slight bumping to corners, and general shelfwear. No jacket. No markings, stamps or labels. All books offered for sale are in stock and will ship within one business day of cleared payment. Pictures are of actual book. Additional pictures are available upon request. All books shipped bubble-wrapped and boxed with dust jacket, if present, in mylar protector.. Signed by Author. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        >Richter-Berlin: Widmungsblatt für die AKTION<. Original Postkarte, gelaufen, beschriftet von Else Taterka an Nora Baake und Effi Brauer Konstanzer Straße 56, Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Stempel 27.1.[19]20.

      Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Verlag Die Aktion, [um 1918],. 14,5 x 9,3 cm, gutes Exemplar.. Else Taterka (Lebensdaten unbekannt; Erwähnungen 1920 bis 1930) war Gebrauchsgrafikerin und Lehrerin an der Berliner Reimann-Schule. Sie schuf besonders wirkungsvolle Entwürfe für Schaufenster und Festdekorationen. Hang zum Grotesk-Phantastischen. Sie wohnte in der Moltkestrasse 46 a in Berlin Lichterfelde [von 1920 bis 1930]. - Literatur: H. K. Frenzel (1930). - Aus der Postkarten-Serie der Zeitschrift DIE AKTION. - Rückseitig mit dem Text: "Die Berliner Wochenzeitung DIE AKTION sei empfohlen, denn sie ist mutig ohne Literatenfrechheit, leidenschaftlich ohne Phrase und gebildet ohne Dünkel. Franz Blei im >Losen Vogel<. "Deutschlands beste literarische Revue". Carl Sternheim in der Voss. Ztg. - DIE AKTION, herausgegeben von Franz Pfemfert, erscheint jeden Sonnabend. Probenummern 30 Pf. durch den Verlag Berlin-Wilmersdorf."

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        Catalogue des tableaux modernes et anciens : aquarelles, pastels, dessins par Bartholomé (A.), Boudin (E.) [et autres] / composant la Collection Edgar Degas, et dont la vente aux enchères publiques après son décès aura lieu à Paris, Galerie Georges Petit

      [Paris : s.n. 1918], 1918. 1st Edition. Two 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. 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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      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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