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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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        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.

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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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        [Broadside]: Farmers of Connecticut: The demands upon our community due to the Great War... Farmers' Mass Meeting to be held in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol

      Hartford, Conn: Calhoun Show Print, 1918. Near Fine. Broadside on paper. Measuring 21" x 27". Printed in blue. Old folds, else very near fine. A nice copy of a an uncommon poster. OCLC locates no copies.

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        [Broadside]: W.S.S. Enlistment. Important Notice! The President of the United States Proclaims Friday, June 28th, 1918 National War Savings Day

      [Hartford, Conn.?], 1918. Good. Broadside on paper. 17" x 24". Printed in black. Old folds, chips and tears at the corners, good. Uncommon poster. OCLC seems to locate no copies.

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        Circular Memorandum on Courts-Martial for use on Active Service

      1918 - S.S. 412b. 12mo. Contemporary olive cloth-backed paper-covered boards, worn; original green wrappers bound-in, very good. Ownership inscription to front board and upper wrapper; interleaved throughout. 47pp. Issued by Adjutant General?s Branch of the Staff General Headquarters. August, ?Convening Officers will see that a copy is laid before every Court-Martial? (insert between p. 2 & 3). An extensively annotated interleaved copy of a scarce WW1 official pamphlet on how to conduct Courts-Martial. Two versions were produced during the First World War, to provide reference and guidance to Officers in a format more transportable and less weighty than the Manual of Military Law. The first (S.S. 412a) was published in June 1917 (presumably in reaction to the large scale French Army Mutinies that took place in May of that year) and the second (S.S. 412b) in August 1918. The second was likely published to coincide with the Allied Counteroffensive. This copy, an excellent example of S.S. 412b, belonged to Major Francis Seward Laskey of the Tank Corps. It is filled with remarkably thorough ink annotations, concerning procedure, precedent and amendments. For instance, Laskey adds numerous examples to the ?Charges? section, such as ?False Pretences?, ?Allowing prisoners to escape? and ?Wilful damage? Elsewhere he utilises the blank leaves to expand upon factors capable of complicating the following of procedure, such as ?insanity? There are also various ms. deletions of the printed text, with updated information copied in on the adjacent blanks. As a body of writing, Laskey?s notes show how the pamphlet was a working document: a basic text that needed to be built upon by the Officers; a text that altered according to new orders and continued to change as the war developed, moving toward its terminus. Also inserted or tipped in, are a number of related documents, including: a copy of an ms. letter, regarding the proceedings of a Courts-Martial on T. Marshall of the 23rd Middlesex Regiment in November 1918; a rough proof of an official War Office broadside, MEMORANDUM AS TO STATEMENTS BY SUSPECTS AND PRISONERS; a 7pp. pamphlet by Major-General P.E.F. Hobbs, titled Disciplinary Powers of a Commanding Officer. For more information on F. S. Laskey, who went on to become a Lieut. Col. In the Tank Corps, see: [A.H.T. Cocks], The War History of the Sixth Tank Battalion, (Privately printed, 1919). Scarce. Copac locates one copy of this edition at the Imperial War Museum. Worldcat adds two further holdings, at the Canadian War Museum and the University of Victoria (CN). The 1917 edition is equally rare, with holdings at the Imperial War Museum, the University of Toronto and the Australian Defence Force Academy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original Large Modernist Batik Circa 1918-1925 By Herman Sachs

      Munich / Los Angeles: Herman Sachs / Hermann Sachs, 1918. 1st Edition . No Binding. Very Good. Large Modernist Batik On Silk, 46" X 39". Designed And Made By Herman Sachs Circa 1918/1925 While He Was In Munich Studying Circa 1918, Or Perhaps Later In Chicago, Dayton, Or After His Move To Los Angeles Circa 1922. Sachs Was A Fine Artist And Art Teacher, An American Who Went To Germany To Study Art, Then Remained There Until After The End Of Wwi. He Moved In Avant Garde Circles, Was Friends With More Famous Artists Such As George Grosz, Whose American Representative He Later Became. Sachs Was Friends With Schindler And Other Innovative Artists In Los Angeles; Schindler Designed The Apartment Building For Sachs In The Silverlake Area Of Los Angeles. Sachs Worked In Many Media, But Found Work In Los Angeles As An Architectural Decorator, Working On Many Prominent Buildings Throughout The Us, For Parkinson And Other Top Level Architects, Including Los Angeles City Hall And The Art Deco Bullock's Wilshire Building. He Mentored A Younger Artist, Pasquale Napolitano, Who Worked Under Him On Many Buildings, Later Independently And For Many Architects, Etc. Napolitano Was Given Many Items, And Also Bought From The Herman Sachs Estate Sale; This Batik Is From The Napolitano Estate. A Similar Batik By Sachs Is In The Collection Of The Metropolitan Museum In Ny. Born In Romania To Jewish Parents, Herman [Hermann] Sachs Immigrated To The U.S. As A Child. He First Trained Under His German-Born Father, A Painter In The Court Of Queen Elisabeth Of Romania. Sachs Continued His Artistic Training In Europe, Spending The 1910-1920 Period In Germany, Where He Founded The Munich School Of Expressionists (Munich Expressionist Werkstätten). Upon Returning To The United States In 1920, Sachs Exhibited At The Art Institute Of Chicago And Established The Chicago Industrial Art School, Which Soon Failed Due To Lack Of Sufficient Funding. Afterward, Sachs Became The First Director Of The Dayton Museum Of Fine Arts, Now The Dayton Art Institute. During This Time, He Also Served As The U.S. Representative Of Artist George Grosz. Around 1924, Sachs Moved To Los Angeles Where He Designed The Interiors Of The New Gas Company Building. As A Muralist And Decorator, Sachs Went On To Design The Interiors Of Many Los Angeles Landmarks, Including The Bullocks Wilshire Building (Now Home To Southwestern Law School), Union Station, Los Angeles City Hall, And The Title Insurance And Trust Company Building. An Educator As Well As An Artist, Sachs Also Directed The Creative Art Students League Of Los Angeles. Sachs Was Active Within The L.A. Weimar Exile Community Of Artists, Writers, And Filmmakers. His Friend, The Architect Rudolph Schindler, Designed Sachs' L.A. House, The Manola Court Apartments.

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        Die Verwahrlosung, ihre klinisch-psychologische Bewertung und ihre Bekämpfung. Für Pädagogen, Ärzte, Richter. I. Teil: Die Verwahrlosung der Knaben; II. Teil: Die Verwahrlosung der Mädchen.

      Verlag von S. Karger, Berlin 1918 - 585 Seiten mit zahlreichen Tabellen, Mit zahlreichen Fallbeispielen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1280 Groß 8°, marmoriertes Halbleder mit Rückentitel, Stehlnaten gering berieben, Titel mit Stempel (Irrenanstalt), Papier leicht gebräunt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Typed letter signed to his commanding officer during the Great War.

      A.R.C. Hospital: "Somewhere in Milano", 31 July [1918] - One page octavo, typed on one side only. Housed in a marbled paper flap-case. Lightly creased where folded. In excellent condition. Remarkable chatty and amusing letter dating from the period of Hemingway's convalescence from a wound sustained on the Italian front, signed in pencil and with an autograph note in his hand; reprinted in The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: 1907-1922, pp. 122-23. The recipient, Captain James Gamble, was a field inspector with the American Red Cross Rolling Canteen Service (for more information on Gamble see an article by Gary Brenner in The Hemingway Review, Volume 20, Number 1, Autumn 2000, ' "Enough of a Bad Gamble": Correcting the Misinformation on Hemingway's Captain James Gamble'). "Dear Capitano; Salute! On our front there is nothing to report. On our rear however all is healed and the bandages have been removed." "The chief of Section Four asked for volunteers to man the chain of canteens the Red Cross was setting up under the command of Captain James Gamble in the Oiave River Valley north of Venice. The canteens would offer coffee, soup, candy and cigarettes to off-duty soldiers and provide them with a place to write letters and listen to phonograph records. Until the canteens were operational, the tenente in charge would be expected to bicycle up to the front twice a day and pass out cigarettes and chocolates to the troops. Ernest immediately volunteered, for he had heard that the fighting along the lower Piave was the most intense since the Italian defeat at Caporetto the previous autumn. Ernest did not appear in the mess hall on the night of July 8. Instead, he rode his bicycle far out along the west bank of the Piave to see what he could do for the morale of the men in a forward listening post. While he was passing out chocolates in a dugout a trench mortar shell exploded a few feet away. Many years later he declared that the passage describing the wounding of Lieutenant Henry in A Farewell to Arms was an accurate account of what had happened to him. Attendants stripped off his trousers and the medical captain commenced dictating to the sergeant-adjutant while he worked. 'Multiple superficial wounds on the left and right thigh and left and right knee and foot. Profound wounds of right knee and foot. Lacerations of the scalp. with possible fracture of the skull. The captain removed as many scaggia from the Tenente's legs as he could under the circumstances, gave him an antitetanus shot and a snort of brandy and bandaged him up. From the dressing station he was transported by ambulance to a field hospital. Here he remained, swathed in bandages, for several days before being sent on a train to a newly established American hospital in Milan for surgical removal of the remaining shell fragments" (Kenneth S. Lynn, Hemingway, 1987, pp.79-80). Also present is a 2-page letter from the Philadelphia bookseller Charles Sessler offering this letter, with a group of other Hemingway letters, to a Mrs Henry M. Watts, Jr (headed paper, dated 19 July 1966) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le Coq et l'Arlequin. - Notes autour de la musique Avec un Portrait de l'Auteur et Deux Monogrammes par P. Picasso

      - Editions de la Sirène, Paris 1918, 10,5x17,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle copie d'autore segnato le iniziali JC, Primo numero della Collezione di Tracts. Prenota decorata con un ritratto e due monogrammi di Pablo Picasso, uno conteneva un gallo e l'altro un arlecchino. autografo Precious firmato da Jean Cocteau a Francois Le Grix, datato marzo 1919, la supervisione del ritratto dell'autore di Pablo Picasso. Bel ben copia completa della valvola a farfalla "francese è un pianoforte senza pedali." - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires d'auteur marqués des initiales J.C, Premier numéro de la Collection des Tracts. Ouvrage orné d'un portrait et de deux monogrammes par Pablo Picasso, l'un figurant un coq et l'autre un arlequin. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Cocteau à François Le Grix, daté de mars 1919, en encadrement du portrait de l'auteur par Pablo Picasso. Bel exemplaire bien complet du papillon "la langue française est un piano sans pédales".  

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        vingt-cinq poemes

      1918. ARP, Hans. Vingt-cinq Poemes. By Tristan Tzara. Illustrated with 10 woodcuts by Arp. 8vo., 205 x 145 mm, bound in original printed boards with a design by Arp, preserved in a recent half maroon morocco box and matching chemise. Zurich: Heuberger, 1918.|~| |~||~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. A superb copy of this rare and important early Dada work. The edition bears no limitation but was extremely small. The book is an important collaboration between two of the founders of the Dada movement who were also two of its most prolific proponents. The Artist and the Book 2. A Century of Artists Books p. 177.

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        The Springtide of Life Poems of Childhood

      London: William Heinemann, , 1918. With a preface by Edmund Gosse. Small quarto. Recent dark green morocco, titles and centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, roll to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Colour frontispiece and 7 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Some mild spotting to a couple of leaves, an excellent copy. First trade edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Springtide of Life Poems of Childhood With a preface by Edmund Gosse.

      London: William Heinemann, 1918 - Small quarto. Recent dark green morocco, titles and centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, roll to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Some mild spotting to a couple of leaves, an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and 7 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. First trade edition, first impression. Latimore & Haskell pp. 48-49; Riall p. 133. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Our Flags Beat Germany Support Every Flag that opposes Prussianism

      Heywood Strasser & Voigt Litho. Co, New York - Original poster. Color lithograph. 21.5 x 14 inches. This striking circa 1918 World War I poster by artist Adolf Treidler was created by the United States Food administration as part of the homefront mobilization series. The poster urges people to 'Beat Germany' eating less and wasting nothing. As the administrator of the Food Administration, Herbert Hoover and the Administrations believed that "Food, will win the war". The Food Administration combined the spirit of patriotism and advertising to conserve food. The poster is in good condition with minor foxing. Mounted on board. Collection inventory number in margin. Library notations in right margin. Pencil notation on verso notes provenance to L.I. Historical Society. Hard to find.

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        Plakat. Der neunte Pfeil. Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe.

      Stuttgart, Eckstein & Stähle, Kgl. Hofkunstanstalt. 1918 - 58 x 44 cm. Gefaltet. Winzige Montagespuren. Hervorragend erhalten. Original-Lithographie. Aufruf zur Zeichnung der 9. Kriegsanleihe.

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        Plakat. Wir schlagen Sie – und zeichnen Kriegsanleihe! Original-Farblithografie.

      Berlin, Kunstanstalt Weylandt. 1918 - 72 x 48 cm. Gefaltet. Hervorragend erhalten. Auf dem Plakat ist der Panzer Mark IV (gebaut ab Mai 1917) zu erkennen, aus der extremen Untersicht spiegelt dieses Plakat die Ängste der deutschen Truppen. Lehmann war Mitglied des Deutschen Werkbundes und betrieb in Berlin-Steglitz ein Werbeatelier.

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        Plakat. Beim Eintritt in das fünfte Kriegsjahr. Vom 29. Juli-4. August 1918. Opfertage für unsere tapferen Streiter im Felde, im Lazarett und in der Gefangenschaft.

      Stuttgart, Stähle und Friedel. 1918 - 85 x 64 cm. Gefaltet minimalst stockfleckig. Hervorragend erhalten. Original-Lithographie. Württ. Landesverein vom Roten Kreuz.

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        Plakat. Bleibt einig. Original-Lithografie.

      Berlin, Hollerbaum und Schmidt. (1918) - 117 x 90 cm. Gefaltet. Randläsuren, in den vier Ecken eine Verfärbung (Montagespuren). BLEIBT EINIG! Drei Jahre Krieg! noch tobt der heisse Kampf - - Der Dämon Gold, Neid, Hass u. Schnöde Habgier, Sie haben eine Welt gen uns verbündet. Wir trotzen siegreich, denn das Recht muss siegen! Den starken Willen, der uns alle einte In flammender Begeisterung am ersten Tage Darf jetzt nicht wankend machen Angst u. Klein- Verzaget nicht, seid einig hart wie Stahl! Es gilt, wer leben soll, wir oder sie ?? Es geht um Freiheit u. um deutsche Lande. Drum haltet durch, seid stark, spannt jeden Nerv, dann blüht ein Friede würdig unserer Toten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Enfant à la charrue. Huit contes limousins du temps de guerre.

      Paris, Jules Meynial. 1918 - Petit in-8° carré, 5ff, 100pp, 3ff, plein cartonnage décoré, étui décoré avec étiquette de titre. Edition ornée de vignettes "taillées dans le bois" par François-Louis SCHMIED: 1 frontispice en deux tons, 8 bandeaux en tête de chapitres tirés en noir, 8 lettrines en deux tons, des ornements typographiques en différents tons et 8 culs de lampe en noir. Le cartonnage, les gardes et l'étui sont recouverts de papiers décorés par SCHMIED. Tirage limité à 401 ex. Celui-ci sur vélin de Hollande signé par l'artiste. Bon exemplaire de ce charmant ouvrage peu courant. C'est le deuxième livre illustré et décoré par l'artiste, qui l'a également tiré sur ses presses. Pendant le premier conflit mondial, François-Louis SCHMIED, d'origine Suisse, s'était engagé dans la Légion étrangère. Blessé à Capy, dans la Somme, en décembre 1914, il perdit un oeil et reprit son activité artistique de dessinateur et de graveur: il produit de nombreuses estampes et grave, d'après les compositions de Paul JOUVE, les planches du Livre de la Jungle qui paraîtra en 1919. Auparavant, il agrémente donc ce recueil de Contes écrits par la veuve d'Edouard Maury, l'auteur de Sous la tente, le tout premier livre que Fr.-L. Schmied avait illustré. A propos de ce livre, Ritchie note (p.31): "This was the first of Schmied's printing that I bought when I was in Paris in 1930." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fata Libelli]
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        [Broadside]: Farmers of Connecticut: The demands upon our community due to the Great War... Farmers' Mass Meeting to be held in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol

      Hartford, Conn: Calhoun Show Print, 1918. Near Fine. Broadside on paper. Measuring 21" x 27". Printed in blue. Old folds, else very near fine. A nice copy of a an uncommon poster. OCLC locates no copies.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Broadside]: Farmers of Connecticut: The demands upon our community due to the Great War. Farmers' Mass Meeting to be held in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol

      Calhoun Show Print, Hartford, Conn 1918 - Broadside on paper. Measuring 21" x 27". Printed in blue. Old folds, else very near fine. A nice copy of a an uncommon poster. OCLC locates no copies.

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        Typed Letter Signed ("G. Bernard Shaw"), to Chas. L. Brodie of the Greenock Philosophical Society

      London, 1918. 1 page. 4to. Single sheet of 10 Adelphi Terrace stationery. Old folds, faint toning. 1 page. 4to. Shaw declines an invitation, extended by the Greenock [Scotland] Philosophical Society, to speak on the "European situation" at the end of World War I. In part: "... I would rather not undertake a public appearance in Scotland just at this juncture. The times are such that unless a man has something really interesting and helpful to say on the European situation, he had better hold his tongue. I should not like to go down to Greenock and put you off with a more or less eloquent evasion. It is not so much that I have nothing to say as that I am not convinced that the time will have come for saying it in the course of your season."

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        [Broadside]: W.S.S. Enlistment. Important Notice! The President of the United States Proclaims Friday, June 28th, 1918 National War Savings Day

      [Hartford, Conn.?], 1918. Good. Broadside on paper. 17" x 24". Printed in black. Old folds, chips and tears at the corners, good. Uncommon poster. OCLC seems to locate no copies.

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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

      Port-au-Prince: Imprimerie Madame F. Smith [first item]; no printer or publisher imprint on second or third items, 1918. Presumed 1st eds. Hardcover. Very Good. 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.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        Memorial Signature Book with W. C. Matthews Autograph [AFRICAN AMERICAN BASEBALL PIONEER] [Tuskeegee Institute]

      No Publisher [Boston] [1918] - [First Edition] Small octavo, original gray cloth. Volume begins with a handwritten presentation page stating that the book was intended to be a gift to the widow of a gentleman named Oric Bates, a Harvard graduate who became a leading author and archaeologist of Egyptian history. But the collecting intrigue here is the signature of one of Bates' former classmates -- William Clarence Matthews. Born in Selma, Alabama, Matthews was educated at the famous Tuskeegee Institute before enrolling at Harvard, where he led the baseball team in batting average for the 1903, 1904 and 1905 seasons. In the summer of 1905, Matthews joined the Burlington (VT) team of the Northern League, making him the only African-American in any white professional league. Talks of him joining the Boston Beaneaters of the National League arose around this time but were quickly stifled, and it would be another four decades before Robinson would complete the task. Matthews would not live to see it, passing away at the age of fifty-one in 1928. Matthews' signature appears in 9/10 black fountain pen ink among the several dozen mourners. Extremely Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das neue Bilderbuch. Reime von Stora Max. ( = Dietrichs Münchener Künstler-Bilderbücher Buch 29 )

      Georg W. Dietrich München 1918 Mit 12 n.n. Blättern mit farbigen Illustrationen, farbig illustrierter Ohln, Quer4° ( 27,5 x 29 cm ). Leider innen zu Beginn mit stärkeren Schäden zum Innenfalz hin. Der Einband ist berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken zum oberen Kapital hin angeplatzt und etwas beschädigt. Innen ist die Klammerheftung angerostet, Bindung stark gelockert. erste 3 Blätter dadurch zum Falz hin fleckig, der vordere Vorsatz, das Titelblatt und das darauffolgende Blatt zum Falz hin beschädigt, wenige weitere Blätter mit kleinem Einriß bzw. zum Falz hin gering beschädigt. Das Buch sollte restauriert werden. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 400 Gramm ) >>>Tom Seidmann-Freud (1892 - 1930), eine Nichte von Sigmund Freud, gilt als einer der wichtigsten Bilderbuch-Künstlerinnen der 20er Jahre in Deutschland. Dies ist ihre zweite Buchveröffentlichung. <<< ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Seidmann-Freud, Siegmund Freud, Bilderbuch, Kunst, Künstlerbilderbücher, Münchner, Dietrich, Google

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        Très plaisante et recreative hystoire du très preulx et vaillant chevallier Perceval le Galloys, jadis chevalier de la Table Ronde, lequel acheva les adventures de Sainct Graal, au temps du noble Roy Arthus

      Payot & Cie 1918 - RARE ENVOI DE GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE. In-12 (12 x 18,7 cm), broché, édition originale (pas de grand papier), 335 pages, avec les illustrations de l'édition ancienne, publié à l'initiative de Guillaume Apollinaire, avec un rare envoi de ce-dernier sur la première garde ; quelques incidents au dos et au bord des plats, bon état général. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ichikawake Hiden Kumadori zukan - ie Drawings of Kumadori Secrets of the Ichikawa Family].

      - Tokyo, Ishikawa Shoten 1918. Oblong quarto (190x260mm) pattern cloth with ribbon ties (the covers a little marked and used) in a later chitsu case; four leaves of text and 39 colour plates (woodcut and possibly stencil coloured, two with gold) with calligraphic captions. Kumadori is the painted face of Kabuki and this is a series of exquisitely coloured and dramatically stylised faces of characters, full face and in profile. Ichikawa Danjuro I was said to be the originator of Kumadori in the 17th century and an unbroken succession to Ichikawa Danjuro IX (who died in 1903) kept alive and added to the characters. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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