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        Photo Album of the 222nd Aero Squadron

      [England 1918 - Oblong quarto. 7.5" x 10.25". Quarter morocco over coarse pebbled cloth. Contains 95 black and white gelatin silver photographs adhesive mounted both sides. Photos measure from 1.5" x 3" to 3.5" x 5.75"; about 10 of them appear to be commercial. Album good: board edges and corners heavily worn with losses; front board mostly detached; many leaves detached. Leaves toned with occasional foxing, photos generally very good or better.A wonderful hand drawn title page introduces this album by a member of the 222nd Aero Squadron. The 222nd formed in December 1917 at Scott Field in Illinois, moving to Garden City, New York the following February. It arrived in England in March 1918, and some of the men were sent to France on November 5, 1918 but for the most part the men stayed and trained in England. The album's compiler likely was in France as there are a couple of large commercial photos from France.A good number of the images show wrecked planes. There are aerial photos, group shots including one of the band, and a number show planes in flight. Others show the men chumming it up, working at a typewriter, and one shows a man piecing aerial photos together. A few are hand tinted. The leaves are also embellished with several other drawings including a downed German plane, falling bombs, ribbon-wrapped propellers and more.Exceptionally artful and interesting view of an earlyu aero squadron.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Collection of 64 Snapshots and Real Photo Postcards of Members of Co. C, 602d Engineers, American Expeditionary Force

      V.p., 1918-1919. 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.

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        (Daily Calendar and Journal): Man's Daily Calendar with Notes and Poems Written between 1917-1918

      Places around France, 1918. Very Good. 24mo. Measuring 5.5" x 2.5". 120pp. Small daily calendar for the year 1917 with brown stiff paper boards, "1917," and small decorations are embossed on the front cover. Edgewear, creases on the covers, and a long tear on the spine, very good. A daily calendar from 1917-1918, during World War I, filled with small notes and poems written by Lieutenant Joseph E. Burchill. A small calendar booklet for the year 1917 written in by Lieutenant Joseph E. Burchill. The booklet is mostly filled in with Burchill's personal information and upcoming events as well as friend's addresses. It also includes some small poems written by Burchill, "As a beauty I'm surely no star: There are others more hansome(sic) by far; But may grace, I don't mind it, Because I'm behind it! It's the people in front get the jar!" The last entry is written as October 4th, 1917 but several pages have 1918 written in, and the 1918 calendar is crossed out until the 4th. While mostly written while he was serving in France, the war content is minimal. Burchill fought in World War I and died in combat while stationed in France on October 9th, 1917.

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        Ecuatorial

      Imprenta Pueyo 1918 - Madrid, Imprenta Pueyo, 1918. 1era edición de esta importante obra de Huidobro, muy difícil de encontrar. Muy buen estado, intonso. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Parrot's Training. (Translated by the author from its original Bengali). Calcutta and Simla, Thacker & Spink & Co., 1918.

      1918 1918 - 4to. Pp. (12). With eight full page plates drawn by Abanindra Nath Tagore. Some staining. Original pictorial paper wrappers designed by Nanda Lal Bose, one of Tagore's most famous pupils. Rare first English edition. The Bengali original "Totakahini" was published earlier the same year in the famous journal Sabujapatra. Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), renowned Bengali poet, novelist, educator and composer has been considered to be the greatest writer in modern Indian literature. Tagore won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 as the first Asian recipient. This work is Tagore's famous satire on the futility of education through rote-learning from books - 'parrot-fashion' - then prevalent in India. He was a pioneer of creative education in India and started the school Patha Bhavana at Santiniketan in 1901 with a philosophy of learning with the heart in closeness to nature as opposed to the strict, repetitive and the rote learning system that was common during Tagore's childhood. The humorous drawings are by Tagore's artist nephew Abanindranath Tagore, the founder of the Bengal School of Art. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tanglewood Tales

      Hodder & Stoughton Deluxe edition [n.d. 1918] signed by Dulac and limited to 500 numbered copies, of which this is No.320. Half cream vellum on grey boards with gilt lettering to spine; 245pp; pictorial endpapers; 14 tipped in colour plates. Light bumping to corners with rubbing to upper edge; light sunning to outer edges of boards with the faint sunned outline of lettering to boards presumably offset from its shelf neighbours; tanning and foxing to endpapers and page block edges; lighter more scattered foxing to pages; untrimmed fore-edges a little nicked in places. Contains six stories, 'The Minotaur', 'The Pygmies', 'The Dragon's Teeth', 'Circe's Palace', 'The Pomegranate Seeds' and 'The Golden Fleece'.. Signed by Illustrator. Hard Cover. Good Plus. Illus. by DULAC, Edmund.

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        ATTILIO ODASSO - PUBBLICAZIONI dal 1918 al 1957.

      Editori vari, 1918. (Codice GM/1013) In 8º , 1.909 pp. complessive. Raccolta completa delle pubblicazioni dei chirurgo piemontese: 59 fascicoli a stampa, varie illustrazioni. Di particolare interesse il volume "LA MIA PRATICA CHIRURGICA (1917-1937)", Ospedale Maggione S.Giovanni Battista, Torino, In 8° 340 pp. Tutti in brossura originale e conservati in due raccoglitori in tutta tela, titoli oro. Allegato inoltre il curriculum vitae con l'elenco delle pubblicazioni, elenco dei titoli e copia dei certificati (56 fogli sciolti dattiloscritti). Il tutto in ottimo stato, in scatola-contenitore in cartone con coperchio. Importante e unica collezione. Euro 470.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Collectie van 52 nummers van dit literaire maandschrift (1919-1923).

      Vier complete jaargangen (1918, 1919, 1922 en 1923) en losse nummers uit 1916 (1), 1920 (4) en 1921 (3). Verschillende uitgevers en formaten. Ook met enkele bijlagen: het Bijblad, aan toneel gewijd, dat in 1921 enkele malen werd toegevoegd, een prospectus van Het Getij en een van uitgeverij Van Munster, en het vers 'Aandachtig gedicht' van Willem de Mérode op muziek gezet door Derk Ubbens, de vader van De Mérode's oogappel Ekko Ubbens, over wie het gedicht handelt. Geïllustreerd. In het algemeen in vrij goede staat, maar ook met wat scheurtjes, vouwtjes en watervlekjes enkele omslagen los.l Zeer zeldzaam en interessant literair tijdschrift, dat bestond van 1916-1924 en al die tijd onder redactie stond van één persoon, de (zeer matige) dichter en criticus Ernst Groenevelt (1887-1955). Groenevelt stelde zijn blad open voor alle stromingen, en behalve de vaste auteurs Constant van Wessem, C.J. Kelk, M.J. Premsela en Willem de Mérode (plus een keur aan geheel vergetenen) treffen we originele bijdragen aan van onder anderen Slauerhoff, Theo van Doesburg, Hendrik de Vries, Herman van den Bergh, Pierre Kemp, E. d'Oliveira, en incidentele verrassingen van Paul van Ostaijen, Jos. Leonard, Renée Dunan en A. den Doolaard. Dada, expressionisme en andere moderne bewegingen (zoals de homoseksuelen die zich juist in de jaren 10 begonnen te uiten, heel voorzichtig en gemaskerd) komen uitgebreid aan bod. In 1918 en 1919 had het blad een zeer opmerkelijke vormgeving op zwaar Zaans-bord-achtig papier (omslagontwerp Roline Wichers Wierdsma). In 1921-1923 verscheen het in liggend formaat en gedrukt in twee kolommen, een voor de originele literatuur en een voor de recensies! Dit zijn, zoals de meeste uitgaven in oblongformaat, zeer kwetsbare en daarom extra zeldzame publicaties. Ik (Paul) heb dit tijdschrift 35 jaar verzameld, en verder dan deze collectie ben ik niet gekomen. Wel heb ik desgewenst nog een aantal duplicaten voor u.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Alte Dirne

      1918 - Aquarell und Gouache auf Papier, Rechts unten signiert: "Bruno Krauskopf", 42,5 x 30,5 cm, Provenienz: Privatsammlung USA

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        Sbornik" pamiati Karla Marksa. Vypusk" 2 (Collection in memory of Karl Marx. Issue 2) [In Cyrillic.]

      Moscow: Knizhnyi sklad" i magazin" M.S.R.D. [Cover: Otdel' Izdatel'stva i Knizhnoi Torgovli Moscovskago Soveta R.i.K.D.],, 1918. Octavo. Original pink printed paper wrappers, unopened. Pencil marking to front wrapper. Spine sunned with some loss to head and foot, front hinge delicate, contents browned with a few nicks and creases, overall a very good copy. An exceedingly rare edition in book form, no copies listed on OCLC or KVK, comprising 20 articles celebrating Marx's jubilee on 5 May 1918 from issues of Izvestii Moskovskago Soveta Rabochikh Deputatov (News of the Moscow Soviet of Worker-Deputies) and Izvestii Vserossiiskago Tsentral'nago Ispolnitel'nago Komiteta (News of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee). Titles include "K. Marx as a philosopher"; "K. Marx and the petty bourgeoisie", and "K. Marx and the woman question". It appears the articles were selected by the Department of Publishing and Book Sales of the Soviet, who sold the book for three roubles (as the imprint implies) at the bookshop of the Moscow Soviet of Worker-Deputies.

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        O kommunizme, perevod s nemetskago [In Cyrillic.]

      Petrograd: Izdanie Petrogradskago Soveta Rabochikh i Krasnoarmeiskikh Deputatov,, 1918. Sextodecimo. Original buff paper wrappers printed in black with device to front and title page, wire-stitched. Numbered paper label to spine, occasional pencil markings. Some short tears and nicks to extremities and a minor closed tear to centre of front wrapper, contents browned with a few ink marks to page 57, overall a very good copy. An uncommon post-Russian Revolution edition of The Communist Manifesto, OCLC locating just two copies worldwide (National Library of Poland, Bibliothek der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung). It was first published in German in 1848 and then in Russian in 1869 under the more common title "Manifest Kommunisticheskoi Partii". The text is the same as Plekhanov's partially censored translation published under the same title in Odessa by Burevestnik in 1905. Published for the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies, it contains the prefaces to the 1872, 1883, and 1890 editions, together with Plekhanov's footnotes from his 1900 edition. This is a scarce publication of "perhaps the best-known and certainly the most widely translated pamphlet of the nineteenth century" (ODNB).

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        Was ist ein Friedensprogramm ?

      Petrograd 1918 - In-12° broché, 43 pages. Pendant l'hiver de 1917-1918, en tant que commissaire du peuple aux Affaires étrangères, Trotski est à la tête de la délégation communiste qui négocie la paix avec l'Allemagne et l'Autriche. Alors que Lénine veut une paix, même très mauvaise, rapidement et que Boukharine et les communistes de gauche veulent une guerre révolutionnaire, Troski préconise une ligne qui est "ni la guerre, ni la paix". Mais après un long conflit avec Lénine il se rallie à son point de vue, ce qui conduit à l'accord, très désavantageux pour la Russie soviétique de Brest-Litovsk. Mais il ne se rend pas sur place pour signer le traité. Au même moment les Américains commencent à soutenir militairement les Français et les Anglais, mais les Allemands et les Autrichiens n'ont plus d'hostilité à l'est. La nuit du 11 au 12 avril 1918, en période de Guerre civile russe, une action dirigée contre les anarchistes russes (qualifiés d'« anarcho-bandits ») par le pouvoir bolchévique dont Trotski s'occupe personnellement lui fera dire : « Enfin, le pouvoir soviétique débarrasse, avec un balai de fer, la Russie de l'anarchisme ! » Au printemps 1918 il joue un rôle décisif dans les opérations militaires contre les opposants armés au bolchévisme et notamment il reprend au début juillet la ville de Kazan sur la Volga. Sa popularité parmi les communistes est très grande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Maske

      Verlag Fritz Gurlitt. 1918 - Holzschnitt auf Bütten, Links oben im Druckstock monogrammiert, Darstellungsgröße: 8 x 10 cm, Blattgröße: 20,4 x 15,1 cm, Werkverzeichnis Krüger H 212, Der Original Holzschnitt erschien in einem Teil der Auflage des "Almanach auf das Jahr 1920". Herausgegeben vom Verlag Fritz Gurlitt.

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        Een boecxken gemaket van suster bertken die lvii jaren besloten heeft gheseten tot Utrecht in dye buerkercke.

      [Den Haag], (De Zilverdistel, 1918). Original gilt full vellum. In paper slipcase with gilt vignette of the (Phoenix Binderij). (40) p. Set by hand from the Disteltype and printed by J.F. van Royen in red and black in 70 copies, numbered on the press. Bookplate removed from inside upper cover.l Probably the most beautiful publication of the bibliophile publisher-printing house De Zilverdistel. First application of Lucien Pissarro's Disteltype. Van Royen 1964, 12. De Zilverdistel 16.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        La Regina del Sannio descrizione coretnografica e storica della Provincia di Benevento

      Federico & Ardia Librai-Editori - Napoli, 1918. ITALIANO 0,23 Volume intonso degli anni '20 in stato discreto, coperta illustrata in cartoncino, bordo stanco, lacerazione su dorso e piatto inferiore, fioritura sparsa, tagli e margini delle pagine bruniti. Diverse illustrazioni in b. e n. in testo, una fuori testo. Fa parte della Collana Scolastica delle Provincie d'Italia. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Les Sept péchés capitaux.

      Paris, 1918 - Sept gravures mesurant 21 x 15,5 cm en ouverture de passe-partout et 29,5 x 23,5 cm encadrées. Rare suite complète peinte et gravée par André Lambert représentant les sept péchés capitaux. Elles sont titrées et légendées, signées dans l?eau-forte, et contre-signées en bas à droite. Certaines des eaux-fortes portent l?indication épreuve d?artiste. L?une d?entre elles est numérotée 13/125.Charmant ensemble mettant notamment en scène Pierrot, Arlequin et Colombine. Il dégage toute la triste douceur et la sensualité du talent d?André Lambert.Quelques infimes piqures sur certaines gravures. Frottement du papier sur le titre et au bas de la gravure représentant la Colère.

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        Tribal Politics in Feisals Area

      One of three essays in Arab Bulletin Supplementary Papers. No. 5. Only edition, one of fifteen copies printed. Small folio, stapled as issued. 15pp, and title page which also serves as the wrapper. Cairo, Arab Bureau, Savoy Hotel, June 24

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        Oda a S.E. el presidente de los Estados Unidos de America Mr. Woodrow Wilson

      (Santiago de Chile): Litografia Cadot, 1918. Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 14pp. Stapled illustrated self-wrappers with decorative red, white, and blue ribbons along the spine. Vertical crease, some foxing and small stains and tears on the wrappers, very good. A poem in celebration of Wilson, with an essay on Pan-American unity. Inscribed by the author in slightly fractured English to Wilson: "To H.E. Mr. Woodrow Wilson. To the most vast intelligency of the world, and to the most eminant Statesman of America. Let the Star of Chile unite with the luminous pleyade of the United States of America and illuminate constantly the American fraternity. Gustavo Undurraga." Laid in is a wraparound band hand addressed to Wilson. OCLC locates no copies. Possibly unique.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fine Autograph letter signed "Lillie de Bathe", to Mr Harvey (Lillie, 1853-1929, Lady de Bathe, English Actress, Mistress of Edward VII, 'The Jersey Lily')

      1918 - asking him whether he would be "in reach of town" as she would "like so much to come to a matinee of 'Stilemonde'. Will you drop me a line as to your whereabouts. I am particularly anxious to see it played .", 2 sides 4to., Cornwall Lodge, Regents Park, Monday, no date but circa

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Erinnerungen an die Kriegsgefangenschaft in der Kirgisen und KalmÜkensteppe 1914 1918

      48 original watercolours (including title-page) each with author's monogram, captioned in German and dated. Oblong 8vo. A little shaken in the original grey cloth album but otherwise fine, inscription "Walter Reichard Berlin Hufelandstrasse No. 39" to rear pastedown. 48ll. Astrakhan 1914-1918. [With:] Two large hand-coloured drawings by Reichard measuring 200 by 250mm. 1917 &

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        THE HAND OF THE POTTER

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1918 - 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]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Unsere wichtigsten Pilze. Ausgabe A. 8 Tafeln.

      Mit 76 Gruppen der wertvollsten essbaren und wichtigsten giftigen Pilze Mittel-Europas. Zwickau in Sachsen, Druck und Verlag Förster & Borries, ohne Jahr, ca. 1918, 64 b x 48 h, im oberen Bereich wasserfleckig, die Beschriftung dort teilweise abgelöst, die Pilzbilder gut, 8 Tafeln, (komplett)

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        Tribal Politics in Feisal's Area

      1918 - One of three essays in Arab Bulletin Supplementary Papers. No. 5. Only edition, one of fifteen copies printed. Small folio, stapled as issued. 15pp, and title page which also serves as the wrapper. Cairo, Arab Bureau, Savoy Hotel, June 24 One of the greatest Lawrence rarities, unnoticed by the bibliographers and in none of the great American collections (quite possibly there is no copy in America). OCLC reports copies at the University of Durham and the Bodleian, and Jeremy Wilson cites one at the Public Records Office in London. The essay by Lawrence is the fruit of his researches into the attitudes among the Arabs of the north of Palestine, made while planning an advance to Damascus led by an Arab army mounted on the 2000 camels donated by Allenby (as it turned out Feisal's army did take part in the advance to Damascus but not in as prominent a role as originally intended). The essay considers the state of affairs in the Howeitat, Beni Atiyah, Naimat, Hejaya, Hegeish, Beni Sakhr, Belgawiyeh, Ruwalla, Fadhld, and Naim tribes with notes on the situation at Kerak, Madeba and Maan. The text is written with Lawrence's usual mixture of clarity and precision leavened with occasional and unexpected bits of expressive writing and detached humour. How many other intelligence officers would have been content to name Metaab ibn Abtan, without the descriptive ?a very intelligent, venturous, attractive boy of seventeen?? Or who else could have been as ironic as this passage: ?Auda is as good as ever, but more wayward, if it be possible. He has now proved to his own satisfaction that his descent from the Prophet entitles him to equality with ordinary sherifs, if not to the actual title, and with Turkish prisoner-labour, he is building himself a great kasr of mud-brick at el-Jefer, and collecting 200 telegraph poles from the railway to roof it with.? The detail in the report is astonishing: ?Hatmal ibn Zebn is at Dhaba, intending to join Mithgal. Owaisi, his son, is with Murzuk at Towana. Nail is with Nasir, and Turki is just moving to Jial (Khan Zebib) to demolish something; Fahad and Mifleh are at Towana. The Gomaan have fallen out with Murzuk about pay, and are in bad odour with the other Beni Sakhr. Most of the Zebn tents are in Wadi Hamman, and they water from Themed . . .? One of the most important paragraphs is the one discussing Feisal's difficulty in delaying a revolt, since ?a premature rising in the north, while he is enmeshed in the south, would break the frail fabric he is so carefully building up . . . Sherifian propaganda is complete to Damascus, and every possible supporter in that area is prepared for his coming. It remains to see whether there is fuel enough in their fire to keep them at rebellion pitch till he can use them.? The battle for Arab hearts and minds continures: ?The Turks have extended their humanity and toleration campaign by sending Feisal further letters proposing an adjustment. Feisal has sent back elastic and obscure replies, tending to maintain the Turkish hope that accommodation may some day be possible. It seems a pity, by unnecessary brusqueness, to pull together into firm opposition the many old-Turk and liberal-Turk elements who now half believe the Sherif justified, and take an unconscious pleasure in seeing the Arabs defeat the Germano-Turk General Staff party in the field.? The other two essays in this supplement are not insignificant either. Lieut-Col C.E. Wilson in ?King of the Arabs? recounts in great detail an account of a meeting with King Husein in which they discuss in considerable detail the government of the future Arab state, whether his title can be extended from King of the Hejaz to King of the Arabs, the difference between political warfare and Jehad (religious war) and the Sykes/ Picot ?arrangement?, and D.G. Hogarth, Lawrence's archaeological mentor, reports on a fascinating conversation with the influential Syrian born, Egypt-based newspaper proprietor Dr. Faris Nimr, who argued a

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        Mario der Zauberer. Ein tragisches Reiseerlebnis. Vorwort von Elisabeth Mann Borgese. Nachwort von Hans Mayer. 7. Druck der Antinous Presse.

      75 Seiten mit sieben Original-Farbradierungen von Kurt Steinel. Gr. 4, gebundene Ausgabe der Pressendruck ungelesen und wie neu, eines von insgesamt 95 numerierten Exemplaren, hier die Nummer 75. Alle Radierungen vom Künstler signiert, der Druckvermerk mit Signaturen von Elisbeth Mann Borgese, Hans Mayer und Kurt Steinel. Aus der Van Dijck Antiqua u. Kursiv gesetzt, gedruckt auf Zerkall-Kupferdruckbütten. Diesem Exemplar liegt eine zusätzliche, signierte Radierung lose bei, eine Variante der siebten Radierung, ebenfalls auf Bütten abgezogen.. Elisabeth Mann Borgese, eines der "Kinder" in der Erzählung, hat - 70 Jahre nach den damaligen Erlebnissen - eigens für diese Ausgabe ihre Erinnerungen an damals skizziert. Der Text von Buzzati, übersetzt von Ulrich Kocher u. Martin Maischberger, erscheint hier erstmals in deutscher Sprache. Elisabeth Mann Borgese (* 24. April 1918 in München - + 8. Februar 2002 in St. Moritz/Schweiz), die jüngste Tochter von Thomas Mann, Hans Mayer (* 19. März 1907 in Köln - + 19. Mai 2001 in Tübingen), der bedeutende Literaturwissenschaftler und Kurt Steinel (* 1929 - + 2005), renommierter Künstler und Rektor der Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach.

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        Glas, Curt: Munch.

      - Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, 1918 (3. - 4. Tausend), Gr.-8°, 191 S. (bis Seite 114 Text mit Abbildungen, S. 115 - 191 Tafeln), mit 1 Original-Radierung von Evard Munch als Frontispiz, illustrierter, senfgelber Original-Halbleinwandeinband (Einband mit Fehlstellen im Pappbezug und etwas fleckig, die schwarze Schrift teils nachgezogen, einige Tafeln im oberen Teil leicht wellig, vereinzelte Bleistiftmarkierungen im Text, die Radierung sauber und wohlerhalten) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE VAUTOUR DE PRUSSE. Préface de Georges d'Esparbès. Texte et illustrations de A. Robida.

      1918 - Paris, Georges Bertrand, 1918. In-folio (288 X 423 mm) broché ; (2) ff. blancs, 62 pages, 16 planches couleurs volantes, (1) f. de table, (1) f. blanc. Quelques petites déchirures sans manque en marge du premier plat, quelques traces de chocs ayant entrainé quelques petites déchirures en marge des feuillets de texte. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce SUPERBE ET RARE ALBUM dont Albert ROBIDA (1848-1926) a rédigé le texte et composé les 16 PLANCHES COULEURS hors-texte et les 110 dessins en noir dans le texte. Il stigmatise dans cette oeuvre les causes tragiques de la première guerre mondiale, incarnées par le "Vautour Hohenzollern". Dans la préface de l'ouvrage, Georges d'Esparbès parle d'un «artiste génial » aux «dons prophétiques ». ("Albert Robida - Collection Michel François", octobre 2014, n°72 - Brun, 1208). SÉDUISANT EXEMPLAIRE de cet ouvrage rare, surtout complet des hors-texte en couleurs. GOOD COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A STORY TELLER'S HOLIDAY

      London: Privately Printed for Subscribers Only [by T. Werner Laurie], 1918. v,354pp. Large octavo. Parchment backed boards, paper spine label, edges untrimmed. Gilt morocco bookplate on pastedown, otherwise near fine in lightly edgeworn dust jacket (corner curl to its label). Half morocco slipcase. First edition. Copy #235 of 1000 numbered copies on handmade paper, signed. This copy bears Moore's presentation inscription to the publisher on the half-title: "To Werner Laurie, Publisher [/] From [/] a grateful author.[/] George Moore." As Gilcher notes, "Owing to the attempted legal suppression of 'The Brook Kerith' and the libel suit instituted on the publication of 'Lewis Seymour and Some Women', GM decided that in the future his books would be issued privately in limited editions. As Hone (p 343) relates it, '"A Story-Teller's Holiday" was the first of these limited editions, which it pleased Moore to issue under the sign of Cumann Sean-eolais na h-Eireann (Society for Irish Folklore), but no such society has ever existed.'" GILCHER 37a.

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        Make This The Glorious 4th: Furnish the Fuse; Buy Your Bonds Here

      1918. Original poster. Color lithograph. 41 x 28 inches. This World War I poster advertises War Bonds of the Fourth Liberty Loan. In colors of red, white and blue, two arms extend onto the page, one holding a German Pickelhaube helmet, the other lighting a firecracker. This poster is in fair condition. Repair to central margin and evidence of old folds. Tears to left and top margins. Some loss to margins. Restored and lined with canvas.

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        Tom and I on the Old Plantation

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1918 - First edition. Illustrations by B.J. Rosenmeyer. Octavo. Green cloth decorated in gilt, dark green, and light brown; titled in gilt with applied illustration on front board. Tiny bookstore label front fly, near fine with very light wear. A handsome copy lacking the dustwrapper. Plantation novel by a beloved Southern author. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Guerre Totale.

      S.l. 1918 - in-folio, 32 lignes sur belle page d'1 feuillet de titre et 170 ff., maroquin bleu janséniste, doublures en maroquin rouge encadrés d'un triple filet doré, gardes moirées et dominotées, dos à nerfs, non rogné, étui (Semet & Plumelle). Manuscrit autographe daté 27 mars 1918 signé Léon Daudet. Première apparition de l'expression "Guerre totale" qui fera florès au XXe siècle, définie ainsi par l'auteur dans son essai éponyme publié en 1918 : « C'est l'extension de la lutte, dans ses phases aiguës comme dans ses phases chroniques, aux domaines politique, économique, commercial, industriel, intellectuel, juridique et financier. Ce ne sont pas seulement les armées qui se battent, ce sont aussi les traditions, les institutions, les coutumes, les codes, les esprits et surtout les banques. L'Allemagne a mobilisé dans tous ces plans, sur tous ces points. Elle s'est livrée à un débordement de propagande, toujours acharnée, parfois intelligente, parfois stupide, rarement inutile. Elle a constamment cherché, au-delà du front militaire, la désorganisation matérielle et morale du peuple qu'elle attaquait. Elle a poursuivi, pendant les hostilités, en l'intensifiant son programme d'exploitation de l'espionnage et de la trahison, qui était celui de l'avant-guerre. » En 1918, Léon Daudet, 51 ans, est rédacteur en chef de l'Action Française journal qu'il a fondé avec Charles Maurras dix ans auparavant ; depuis 1912, le violent polémiste anti-dreyfusard, royaliste et antisémite organise le procès du "défaitisme et de la trahison" par voie de presse dénonçant une prétendue infiltration des milieux des affaires et de la politique par des agents à la solde de l'Allemagne. Il est condamné pour diffamation en 1913 mais poursuit sa campagne à la Nouvelle Edition Française : L'Avant-guerre études et documents sur l'espionnage juif-allemand en France depuis l'affaire Dreyfus (1914), Hors du joug allemand, mesures d'après guerre (1915). La Guerre totale, écrit et publié la dernière année du conflit conceptualise la vision de l'éditorialiste sous un titre destiné à marquer les esprits ; Daudet y raconte l'affaire « Bonnet rouge », soutenu par l'or allemand, produisant preuves et témoignages puisés dans les colonnes de l'Action Française. [Organe d'extrême gauche, le Bonnet Rouge a défendu le rapprochement franco-allemand avant le premier conflit mondial. En 1914, à la demande du ministre Joseph Caillaux, le journal a publié des articles prenant la défense de sa femme, Henriette Caillaux, accusée du meurtre de Gaston Calmette, le directeur du Figaro. Pendant la guerre, le directeur du Bonnet Rouge, Vigo, dit Almereyda, laisse la direction de son journal à un dénommé Duval, qui reçoit de l'argent de l'étranger pour infléchir la ligne éditoriale : de pacifiste qu'il était, le journal devient franchement antimilitariste, provoquant l'intervention fréquente de la censure. Lorsqu'il enquête sur l'origine des fonds versés au Bonnet Rouge, le magistrat Bouchardon, découvre un échange de correspondances aimables entre Almereyda et Caillaux, qui devra s'expliquer sur ses relations entretenues avec les dirigeants de ce journal. (Sénat.fr )]. En 1919, Léon Daudet publiera dans la même veine Le poignard dans le dos sur l'affaire Malvy tandis que L'Offensive morale des Allemands en France pendant la guerre - L'Assaut de l'âme française de Louis Marchand paraîtra en 1920. Dernière copie manuscrite encore retouchée par l'auteur, Léon Daudet a disposé dans son texte de nombreuses coupures de presse et des passages tapuscrits que l'éditeur a intégralement reproduits dans la publication de 1918 (pagination et notes éditoriales au crayon bleu) ; en revanche, trois passages furent censurés (pages 118, 123 et 129 de l'imprimé) relatifs à l'ambassade d'Allemagne, "aux services de Mr. Malvy à la Sureté Générale et à la Préfecture de police" (feuillets manuscrits 82, 85 et 88). Joints : 2 bustes de Léon Daudet sur feuilles volantes 1. daté 1926, gravé par André de Székély de Doba ( [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Bust portrait photograph of Edward, Prince of Wales, signed ÔEdward P'

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

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        Roses et Camelias; Poesies. [bound with] L'Intermezzo de Henri Heine Mis en Vers Francais d'apres la Traduction de Gerard de Nerval. [bound with] Autres Poemes de Henri Heine; Precedes d'un Supplement a l'Intermezzo

      Imprimerie Madame F. Smith [first item]; no printer or publisher imprint on second or third items, Port-au-Prince 1918 - First item: 127p. Second item: frontis, xiii, 76p. Third item: portrait, xxiv, 92p. Contemporary 3/4 leather, recently rebacked. 18cm. Internally sound with some soiling and wear.; the first 8 pages of poems in "Roses et Camelias" have some loss of text in the center of the pages (the missing text has been neatly ewritten out in pencil in the margins). All three items have been INSCRIBED by Moravia to Faith Van Valkenburgh Vilas, a well-to-do American who also wrote poetry. This volume also contains four original photographs of Moravia on blank pages in this volume, either pasted down or taped along edges as well as an autograph poem ("Le Surhomme") written out in pencil in the author's hand and dated 1914. At head of title on Second and third items" Biblioitheque Haitienne, Charles Moravia. Moravia, a great admirer of Heine, created his poetic French versions in the second and third items from Nerval's prose translations from Heine's German. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Old Road to Paradise

      New York: Henry Holt, 1918. Fair. First edition. Rebacked with canvas, front hinge repaired, considerable edgewear, fair only, without the rare dustwrapper. Bookplate and ownership signature of Alice McKay Kelly. Inscribed by Widdemer: "With compliments of Margaret Widdemer for my friend Alice McKay Kelly with love. Washington, Apr. 26, 1922." Kelly was a well-known radio broadcaster, lecturer, and writer, and a member of the League of American Pen Women in Washington, D.C. Widdemer won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for this title, which she shared with Carl Sandburg in only the second year it was awarded. Also the second Pulitzer won by a woman (Sara Teasdale won the first). A very uncommon title, this is the only inscribed copy of this Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry collection that we've seen.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Stoupeni.

      Moscow Typography by the Mamontov Company 1918 - First monograph printed in 1918, of the beginning of Kandinskij's career as a painter, presenting 25 paintings realized 1902-1917. The text was already written and published in Germany 1913 - a facsimile of a page is here presented on page 5. 58 pages with text in Russian, containing originally altogether 25 b&w reproduced compositions in-text, where of 3 images on full page and 1 tipped-in colour plate (out of 4, where 3 are missing, all offset printings). Original and only edition, soft cover, in-4to, 30.5 x 21 cm, pale brown stiff wraps, illustrated with a black original vintage lithograph by the artist on front cover as originally issued. Cover shows some light creasing to extremities with two tiny paper loss, some faint traces of general handling and a couple of pressure marks in the illustration, trace of pleat to lower right corner on 1st. panel, likewise to top corner of 2nd panel, that also shows tanning on top border, else clean and very good-. Spine has been restored and NOT affecting the b&w composition. Internal pages show light soiling on a couple of pages due to the printing quality, title page with small scribble in ink on top corner and some scattered foxing, else clean in tight binding. References : Espace Tajan in Paris the 18th. of December 2008. Although the defaults, the three missing plates and the restoration, the text by Kandinskij himself and the vintage lithograph does make this very scarce copy an extraordinary reference and collectors item. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Photo Album]: Female Student at Lincoln University of Missouri, 1918

      [Jefferson City, Missouri 1918 - Oblong octavo commercial album. Album covers perished, first leaf detached and laid in, pages brittle, good only; the images are well-preserved and about very good. 85 gelatin silver snapshot images in adhesive mounts. Various sizes from 1" x 1.25" to 4.25" x 2.75", some of the margins of the photos have been trimmed, others have been cut into ovals or other shapes for aesthetic reasons. Many prints are captioned, identifying locations and persons shown. A single print with a date of 1918, one with an African-American soldier in a WWI uniform, and another shows a Nash automobile matching circa-1918 models, thus our attribution of the date. An album of views compiled by a female student at Lincoln University, an historically black college in Jefferson City, Missouri. While the images are well-captioned, as usual the compiler's name is unclear (captioned as "me"), although she might have been from Oklahoma, as a few are labeled "Okla. girls" or Okla. girls & boys." Other images are of well-dressed female and male students lounging in a variety of poses both on and off campus, An image of two young women seated with their fingers laced over their knees is captioned "We are vamping kids." Others show a group of women on an outdoor staircase labeled "On Lincoln University farm." Several of the pictures identify teachers or professors, both black and white. There are images of young men next to automobiles, of students playing croquet, one showing a group of women climbing Pike's Peak, presumably.Lincoln was founded in 1866 by African-American Civil War veterans of the 62nd and 65th Regiments United States Colored Troops Infantry (USCT). A rare visual record with content on early women's education at an important black university.

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        Lessons of the Revolution by Vladimir Oulianow (N. Lenin), President of the Council of People's Commissars.Translated from the Russian original, with Introduction and Appendix, and published by the Bureau of International Revolutionary Propaganda attached to the Commissariat for Foreign Affairs of the Provisional Workmen's and Peasants' Government of the Russian Republic. Russian Revolutionary Pamphlets.

      Petrograd, "Herold", 1918. - 51 pp. Original staple-stitched printed wrappers. 8vo. English translation of Lenin's article ("Uroki revoliutsii"), written in late July 1917 and first published in mid-September with an added postscript reflecting on the events of August 1917. During a period when the future form of governance was still undecided, Lenin's pamphlet promotes the idea of the "Soviet" (workers' council) rather than parliamentary democracy. Importantly, the appendix presents one of the first English overviews of the new political reality, defining and discussing such terms as the "Essers," "Mensheviks," "Fist (Kulak)," and "Soviet." The booklet was first published in 1917 by the same publisher (34 pp.); the second edition is presumably updated to reflect political developments in the interim. The pamphlet was also reprinted in San Francisco in 1919 by the People's Institute. This 1918 edition is quite scarce, with KVK and OCLC showing copies at the Danish National Library, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Harvard (Houghton Library), and Zurich. - A very good copy of a fragile title. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        From the Heart of a Folk: A Book of Songs

      Boston: The Cornhill Company, 1918. Near Fine. First edition. Introduction by James Holly Hanford. Octavo. 60pp. Quarter cloth gilt and paper covered boards. A little soiling on the board, but the spine lettering bright and near fine. 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. He never publishing another volume. Scarce.

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