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        Les mamelles de Tiresias drame surrealiste en deux actes et un prologue

      Editions SIC, 1918. 1918 avec la musique de Germain Albert-Birot et sept dessins hors texte de Serge Ferat, 16mo 108pp - Brossura originale - Stato libro: MOLTO BUONO copertina con qualche segno e uno strappo al dorso, staccata dal libro (legatura intatta) catalogo Teatro - Drama

      [Bookseller: Libreria Marco Polo]
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        GEVATTER MATTHIES ODER DIE AUSSCHWEIFUNGEN DES MENSCHLICHEN GEISTES. 2 BDE. Georg Müller Verlag. Kl.-8°. Brauner originaler Ganzledereinband mit Rückenvergoldung u. Deckelfil., u. dreiseitigem Goldschnitt u. Lesebändchen. Bücher der Abtei Thelem, Bde. 17.-18. Verzugsausgabe in Ganzleder. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar (mit Namens- u. Nummereintragung auf Vorsatzpapier).,

      1918. 1918 - Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1550

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        Le Coq et l'arlequin

      Paris: Editions de la Sirène,, 1918. Notes autour de la musique. Avec un portrait de l'auteur et deux monogrammes par P. Picasso. Small octavo. Buff card wrappers printed in black. Housed in a brown cloth solander box with gilt titles to the spine. With two monograms by Picasso in the text and publisher's device to title and front wrapper. Front free endpaper partially tanned. An exceptionally bright copy in excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by Jean Cocteau to Gaston Picard, recipient of the Prix Calmann-Lévy in 1943 for his novel Le plus bel amour de Stendhal, "à Gaston Picard, souvenir amical de Jean Cocteau, Mars 1919". From a limited edition of 50 copies printed on Hollande, not numbered but reserved for the author and justified by the initials JC on the limitation page. Number 1 in the Collection des Tracts series. Complete with the "erratum" slip with the initials JC.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        EXILES. A Play in three acts

      Grant Richards Ltd. London.,1918. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. A clean copy internally in the publishers original green cloth backed slate green paper covered boards. White paper labels, printed in black, to front board and spine. Some rubbing and wear to the edges and the spine label but still overall a very good copy of this fragile book.:.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Exiles. A Play in Three Acts

      London: Grant Richards Ltd.,, 1918. Octavo. Original green cloth backed green boards, printed paper labels to spine and upper board. Spine rolled, binding a little rubbed, wear to corners. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fishermen of the Atlantic 1918 : A Manual of Information, issued annually,containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester,Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newport, R. I., Stonington, Conn.

      Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., Boston, 1918, - (Fishing Masters' Association). Fishermen of the Atlantic 1918 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester, Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newport, R. I., Stonington, Conn., the New England Coast, New York, Philadelphia, Pensacola, Florida, Galveston, Texas andNova Scotia Ports. Boston: Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., 1918. Pp. 160 including forty-six pages of plates depicting many of the ports mentioned, with a large number of portraits of the various captains of the vessels.8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front. In addition to the ships' lists,there are a large number of advertisements from companies up and down theEast Coast, offering every service that a vessel would require from equipment and supplies to processing facilities and insurance. Also a few short articles including the topics of the fisheries boom in New England, frozen fish, and vessels lost at sea. Spine slightly faded with light wear to ends,a few small marks to cloth, else vg. 600.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        POEMS. Now first published. Edited with notes by Robert Bridges, Poet Laureate

      Humphrey Milford. London. 1918. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with 2 mono photogravure portraits by Emery Walker, 2 double page facsimiles of Manuscript poems and 2 examples of Hopkins' signature. Aside from just the odd light spot this is a very good, bright copy. Finely bound, by The Chelsea Bindery of London, in full dark blue morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Boards with double ruled line borders, lines of piping and floral corner pieces, all in gilt. Board edges with gilt ruled lines. Inner boards with double gilt ruled borders and floral corner pieces in gilt. Burgundy endpapers. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A sharp copy of this scarce title in a fine decorative leather binding. Only 750 copies of this important collection were published.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Harrow memorials of the Great War [complete in 6 volumes]

      [England] : printed for Harrow School by Philip Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society, 1918-1921 - Physical description: 6v : mounted ports ; 28 cm. Obituary notices of Old Harrovians killed in the Great War. With portraits. Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 -- Registers of dead -- Death register -- Great Britain. Notes: Each volume contains 100 memorils with the exception of vol. 6 which contains 116. Each portrait has a short biography on the facing page. Editing committee: W.F. Fladgate, E.M. Buttler, A. Wyatt-Smith. Very good copies bound in cloth-backed boards. Printed title labels on spines and front panels. Title labels are slightly worn in places. Top edges gilt. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 5 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        POEMS. Now first published. Edited with notes by Robert Bridges, Poet Laureate.

      Humphrey Milford. London. 1918 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with 2 mono photogravure portraits by Emery Walker, 2 double page facsimiles of Manuscript poems and 2 examples of Hopkins' signature. Aside from just the odd light spot this is a very good, bright copy. Finely bound, by The Chelsea Bindery of London, in full dark blue morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Boards with double ruled line borders, lines of piping and floral corner pieces, all in gilt. Board edges with gilt ruled lines. Inner boards with double gilt ruled borders and floral corner pieces in gilt. Burgundy endpapers. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A sharp copy of this scarce title in a fine decorative leather binding. Only 750 copies of this important collection were published. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Par les Rues et les berges du vieux Paris

      Paris, 1918. Color and monochrome woodcuts on old Japanese paper. One of only 2 portfolios. Exhibited a the Salon d'Automne, 1919. Loose pages in chemise and Etui. See Bénézit.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        A History of Italian Furniture from the Fourteenth to the Early Nineteenth Centuries [2 volumes]

      Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, New York 1918 - 1/500. Folio. Green cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Title-page vignette. Vol. I: xx,354pp. Italian Gothic. The Early Renaissance. The High Renaissance. The Late Renaissance. Vol. II: xxiii,415pp. The Baroque Style. The Rococo Styles. The Classic Revival. The Empire Style. Partial List of Subscribers. Both volumes profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs showing hand-crafted fine Italian furniture such as chests, cupboards, tables, chairs, cabinets, beds, benches, commodes, sofas, etc. Heavy age wear on binding. Head and tail of spines chipped and frayed. Ex-libris of Russell A. Thornquist on inside of front board in both volumes. Tipped-in errata-slip in Vol. I. Minor age yellowing to outer edges of interior pages. Finger smudges on some pages. Binding in fair to poor, interior in overall very good condition. Complete 2-volume set of one of the most extensive works on Italian furniture ever published. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ölgemälde " Hühner, Pfauen und Fasan an der Wasserstelle "

      . Schönes, kleines, detailreiches, farbenprächtiges Ölgemälde des 1918 geborenen Malers. Bildmaße ( Höhe x Breite ): 29 x 39 cm. Leinwand auf Keilrahmen, gerahmt ( Rahmenmaße: 32,5 x 43 cm ) Rechts unten signiert " H.Breedveld ". Gezeigt wird eine Vogelmenage an einem Wasserbrunnen. Mit einem Hahn, 3 Hühnern, 6 Küken, 2 Pfauen, 1 Fasan. Offenbar in jüngerer Zeit etwas knapp neu gerahmt. Äußere Bildränder mit kleinen Farbabplatzungen vom alten Rahmen - das schöne, stimmungsvolle Ölgemälde müsste wohl neu eingerahmt werden. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )..

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        VESTNIK PROFESSIONAL'NOGO SOYUZA. ("Herald of the Professional Union of Artists-Painers in Moscow"). No. 1 (The only published)

      Moscow: August 1, 1918 - Only one issue ever published. Text in Russian. Stapled wraps. Editor and cover artist: Ignaty Nivinsky. Founder members of the Union: Aleksandr Grishchenko, Aristarkh Lentulov, Ilya Mashkov, Ignati Nivinski, Vladimir Tatlin, et al. Aesthetics - Archeology - Architecture - Archives - Art criticism - Artistic life - Artistic propaganda - Collections - Correspondence - Culture - Discussions - Graphics - History - Monumental art - Moscow - Museums - Music - Obituaries - Painting - Politics - Propaganda - Sculpture - Sociology - Theater - etc. Very Rare, especially in such condition. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library, not listed in PPS. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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        GERMANY: COAST REPORT - PART II, NORTH SEA - Volume I: Sections 1 to 4, Dutch Frontier to River Elbe (including Elbe Defenses) - Volume II: Sections 5 to 8, The Coast, Ports, and Coast Defenses

      Washington. 1917 & 1918. Office of Naval Intelligence. - Office of Naval Intelligence Publication no. 24. Reprint of the 1915 Confidential Edition of the British Admiralty Publication. Volume I: Clam box containing sections 1 to 4 and their corresponding 22 folded charts and plans. Section 1: Ostfriesland - VI, 62 PP, plus 6 plates with 3 b/w photos and 9 sketch plans. Section 2: Wangeroog, Jade-weser defences, Wilhelmshaven - VI, 66 PP with 4 sketch plans. Section 3: Bremerhaven, Weser River, Bremen, Elbe River, Hamburg - VII, 75 PP, plus 10 plates (1 folded) with 4 b/w photos and 8 plans of ports. Section 4: Helgoland, The Elbe Defences, Cuxhaven - VII, 58 PP with 8 sketch plans, plus 1 b/w photographic plate. Volume 2: Clam box containing sections 5 to 8 and their corresponding 11 folded charts and plans. Section 5: Elbe to Husum, Kaiser, Wilhelm Canal - VIII, 38 PP with 1 b/w photo, plus 4 plates with 6 b/w photos and 3 plates with 3 plans of ports. Section 6: Husum to Danish Frontier - VIII, 33 PP, plus 1 plate with 2 plans of ports. Section 7: Summary of Building Slips - IV, 16 PP of tables. Section 8: Index - (II), 5 PP. The 33 folded charts and plans are of varying sizes (mostly very large format). Clam boxes covered with cloth. Hinges damaged. Apart from some repairs to the clam boxes, this item is in excellent condition. Size of clam boxes: 35cm x 24cm. These rare documents, translated from the German original, were used by the Allies during World War I, providing invaluable information, not only on coastal fortifications but also on the location of minefields. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Louis Boglio Maritime Books]
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        Far Away and Long Ago

      J. M. Dent, london 1918 - A clean, bright, and solid copy with only minor imperfections; a slightly bumped spine and minor discoloration to end papers, and slight wear to corners, which remain sharp and pointed. Green stain at top of text block as issued. A fine copy of the story of Hudson's early Argentinian days, a book considered by many as the evocation of childhood in English . Signed by author on frontis piece, which is his picture, Sincerely W. H. Hudson. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oshtemo Book Sellers]
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      Imp. Léon Pichon, Paris 1918 - Orné de bois originaux de Daragnès .- 74 pp.- Exemplaire non numeroté imprimé spécialement pour Alfred Vallette ( 1858 - 1935 )avec envoie de l' illustrateur .- Plein box aubergine , dos à nerfs , gardes en moire , tranches dorées .-couverture conservée - Etui .-- Trés bon état . Very fine Size: In 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Il tempio dei Dioscuri (1918-1919).

      1918 - Unico stato, fuori dall’inciso: "B. Disertori" con firma autografa a penna dell’artista. L’acquaforte, che risulta citata per la prima volta nell’autunno del 1919, è databile agli anni 1918-1919, anche sulla base di una certa analogia stilistica con la stampa "L’Arco di Tito". Disertori aveva programmato per questa lastra una tiratura di 50 esemplari. Con certezza sono stati stampati almeno 17 esemplari, come prova la numerazione manoscritta del nostro esemplare. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Benvenuto Disertori" di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti, scheda n. 33 p. 47. Esemplare n. 50/17. Formato: Acquaforte e bulino, mm. 318 x 158 (inc.), mm. 348 x 180 (las.). Buono.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Freedom -- or Comfort. Original watercolor on paper from "After They Came Out of the Ark."

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1918 - 8-1/8 x 10-7/8 inches (image), matted and framed to outside dimensions of 17-1/2 x 19-1/2 inches. Very fine original condition (watercolor). Accompanied by a copy of the published book containing this illustration.

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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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 - X, 796 Seiten, mit drei gefalteten Karten, 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. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1230 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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        Practical Points on Stock Trading

      MAGAZINE OF WALL ST., NY 1918 - General shelf wear, light pencil marking on fep, and very slighlty crack in hinge. DATE PUBLISHED: 1918 EDITION: 256 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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      19 - [FAN ALBUM] MEIJI-TAISHO^ ERA FAN ALBUM FROM KYOTO. Fan albums are an interesting genre. Created as marketing tools for deluxe fan makers, they are a compilation of a season's available designs, commissioned from some of the most eminent artists of the day. Once the season was over, the sample books were sold - a very limited production. They have largely disappeared from the market, almost before anyone noticed how interesting they really are. 1) Tachika Chikuson. Chinese Coastal Scene [dated 1918] 2) Tachika Chikuson. Pine Sprouts 3) Imao Keinen. Pine Tree, River & Mountain 4) Kikuchi Keigetsu. Flowers 5) Tomioka Tessai. Chinese figures & poems 6) Kawabata Gyokusho. Fishing in Winter 7) Bokko [picture]; Kakuko [inscription] Lake scene with willows [dated 1917] 8) Konoshima Okoku. Lakeside village 9) Suzuki Shonen. Mt. Fuji & travelers 10) Tomioka Tessai. Hyotan (gourd for drinking) Basket & poem. 11) Inogai Shokoku. Palace figures watering a pine sapling. 12) Konoshima Okoku. Pine sprouts and flowing water. 13) Toyonaka? Stone, Bamboo (in red) & poem. 14) Abe Tansai. Woodsman & fisherman discuss Confucius 15) Kakuko. (see number 7) 16) Hokei. Coastal scene. 17) Iguchi Kashu. Cormorant Fishing. 18) Signed Shisho-dojin; sealed Taiotsu. Hotei/Daitoku figure, with inscription. 19) Konishi Fukunen. Coastal village. 20) Kawabata Gyokusho. Snowscape. Poem signed Taiotsu-dojin, sealed Taiotsu. (see number 18) 21) Matsumura Keibun (Edo period artist). Boat-pullers; Taisho calligraphy by ? 22) Konoshi Fukunen, poem by the same calligrapher as number 21. 23) Kawamura Kogai. Autumn scene. 24) Nishimura Goun. Mountain temple. 25) Hiroshige Tokaido scene. 26) " " " This particular example is probably from the late teens. Lovely printings and colors, good to very good condition, In a custom-designed sensu-shaped clasped case.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        A Trip through Italy, Sicily, Tunisia, Algeria and Southern France [by Motor]

      NY: Privately Printed, 1918. First edition. Red cloth. Profusely illustrated with photographs.. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Blue Whale Books, Inc.]
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        Typed letter signed.

      Berlin, 8. VI. 1918. - Large 8vo. 1½ pp. on double leaf. To the Society of Reproducing Art, confirming to sell his lithography "Odysseus und Nausikaa" for the price of 1500 German Mark, to undersign 200 preference copies, and to make use of his 10 complimentary copies for private purpose only. - Centerfold torn, partly stronge damage to edges, and some traces of handling.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Archive of material relating to Mount Wingen and the Wingen Coal Measures

      Angus and Robertson, Sydney 1918 - Published quarto, bound manuscript, and other materials (full description below), all well preserved. Hunter Valley coal riches. An archive of material relating to the smouldering volcanic outcrop at Mount Wingen, prepared by local landholder and pastoralist William Edward Abbott (1844-1924) and his nephew John Henry Abbott (1874-1953). William Abbot was a pre-eminent Hunter Valley pastoralist, enormously successful in acquiring freehold runs and trialling new sheep breeds. The materials in this archive were presented, with manuscript dedications, to another leading pastoralist of the region, Mr. Henry White. Thus the archive forms a unique record of the long-term personal association between the two men. The archive comprises three parts: 1. Typed manuscript titled {i Mount Wingen. The Burning Mountain of the} {i Kingdon Ponds Valley - Its story during the last century. }Paginated 30 leaves, bound in full black straight grained roan lettered in gilt 'Mount Wingen' front board, title page inscribed 'To H.L. White Esq, with the compliments of J.H.M. Abbott October 1920'; with loosely inserted photograph measuring 205x154 mm., manuscript note to rear of the image reads: 'Photo taken shewing a portion of the Burning Mountain at Mount Wingen, near Scone NSW. Photo taken by Claire Wilson about 1891. Negative purchased by S. W. Jackson in 1896. To H.L. White, Esq. from S.W. Jackson 12.5.1921.' 2. Two further typed manuscript sections, 2 and 8 leaves respectively, housed in a brown card folder printed "Mount Wingen The Burning Mountain of Australia". These are excepts relating to the phenomenon taken from the {i Sydney Gazette }and other early newspapers. 3. Published book titled {i Mount Wingen and the Wingen Coal Measures }by W.E. Abbott (Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1918); slim quarto, 26 pp, folding lithographic map in rear sleeve, photo plates; in special crushed morocco binding with gilt lettering, bookplate of Henry White. Pencilled note to endpaper: 'privately printed, few copies only done'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        U.P. TRAIL

      1918 - GREY, Zane. THE U.P. TRAIL. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1918). First edition. Inscribed by Grey on the dedication page; although we cannot read the recipient's name. Frontispiece illustration by A. Farrington Elwell. Octavo, gilt-stamped dark green cloth. This is a worn and tired copy, in as-is condition (the binding is rubbed, solied and stained along the fore-edge; there is some ink-stamping of 1918 dates on the front pastedown and half-title) but inscribed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Original Dust Jacket Art: The Secret Witness by George Gibbs

      Hodder & Stoughton, (London) 1918 - Original dust jack art by Eugene Hastain. Image matted to approximately 11" x 18". Watercolor over pencil. Hodder and Stoughton logo has been pasted over the painting, and the poster paint has eroded a bit, else about fine. Signed in the lower left corner. Image of a dour older man with umbrella with an exotic, either Arab or North African town in the background. Hastain was a well-known commercial illustrator who illustrated many stories and books including the popular Reginald Arkell "Green Thumb" series of gardening books and the 1930 Bookman's Christmas Portfolio. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Original silver print photograph by Angus McBean]

      Thebom, Blanche (1918- 2010). [Original silver print photograph by Angus McBean]. 1950. Extremely large (20 x 15 3/4" [image]; 23 11/16 x 17 5/16" [mat]). Signed by McBean on mat. Image in perfect condition, mat with several small closed tears to margin, lower right corner chipped. Reference: Wilson, Frederic Woodbridge, The Theatrical World of Angus McBean, (2008). Thebom was the first American female opera singer to perform in Russia. With a beautiful mezzo soprano voice, and equally beautiful hair that extended six feet in length, she had a long and successful career as a soloist that began when Giuseppe Boghetti (Marian Andersonís teacher) discovered her singing aboard a cruise ship with her parents in 1938. Thebom performed at the Metropolitan Opera House in over 350 performances. Photograph by Angus McBean (1950). Pictured in the new biography of McBean (p.103): "After a series of conventional poses, the singer suggested that [McBean] might photograph her with her own hair, which reached the floor when let down. McBean contrived this pose, which required that the singer lie down on a bed of sand. He tore a sheet of wrapping paper to fit the contours of her hair in order to protect it from the grit."

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        [Photograph]: Baseball at Camp Wheeler, Ga. March 27, 1918 124th Inf. vs. New York Yankees

      Orlando, Fla.: Robinson. 1918. Panoramic photograph. Approximately 38" x 8". Two tears in one margin, rolled with some waviness, slight fading at the extremities, overall very good. Some contemporary notes on the verso indicating where the writer was in the picture. The photo depicts a baseball game in the distance surrounded by a host of soldiers, many on horseback. The Miller Huggins-managed 1918 Yankees included Roger Peckinpaugh, Wally Pipp, Bob Shawkey, Dazzy Vance, and Frank "Home Run" Baker. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Photograph]: Baseball at Camp Wheeler, Ga. March 27, 1918 124th Inf. vs. New York Yankees

      Robinson, Orlando, Fla. 1918 - Panoramic photograph. Approximately 38" x 8". Two tears in one margin, rolled with some waviness, slight fading at the extremities, overall very good. Some contemporary notes on the verso indicating where the writer was in the picture. The photo depicts a baseball game in the distance surrounded by a host of soldiers, many on horseback. The Miller Huggins-managed 1918 Yankees included Roger Peckinpaugh, Wally Pipp, Bob Shawkey, Dazzy Vance, and Frank "Home Run" Baker.

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        Tod und Sünderin.

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

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        My Antonia

      Houghton Mifflin 1918 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy in the ORIGINAL cloth. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Willa Cather First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La vie de Mohammed, prophète d'Allah. Illustrations de E. Dinet. Décoration de Mohammed Racim

      L'Édition d'Art, Paris 1918 - Fol., VIII, 171 p. láms. en oro y color. Iniciales, viñetas, a una tinta. Gran papel. Pleno tafilete, nervios, florones, hilos dorados, ruedas doradas en planos. Cortes dorados. Fantástico ejemplar. Suntuoso ejemplar, lujosamente encuadernado, enriquecido con una gran cantidad de ilustraciones: al principio de la obra y al comienzo de cada capítulo, soberbias láminas decoradas con motivos florales, en oro y a todo color; intercaladas en el texto, láminas enmarcadas en hilos dorados, con paisajes y escenas de la vida cotidiana del mundo árabe.

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        The Life of Mohammad the Prophet of Allah

      The Paris Book Club, Paris 1918 - viii, [2], 178pp. Modern half morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels gilt, t.e.g. Externally some very minor rubbing to extremities, spine very slightly faded, morocco to corners slightly rubbed. Internally bright and clean, with original wrappers bound in, top flap of front flap loose, front cover with small score to foot. Illustrated throughout, with several ornamental pages by Racim [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Paris, H. Piazza, 1918. 25,5x32 cm. Ouvrage illustré par E. Dinet (38 hors-textes en couleurs) et décoré par Mohammed Racim. Broché, sous couverture repliée illustrée. Ouvrage superbe. Envoi de photographies sur demande. Feuillet se détachant, à relier (l'ouvrage le mérite) Un des 800 exemplaires sur vélin (n° 583). Ouvrage dédié à la mémoire des Musulmans morts pour la France durant la première guerre mondiale. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Coeur innombrable

      Pelletan, Paris 1918 - In-8 (213 x 163 mm), veau glacé porphyre, dos à quatre nerfs, doublures et gardes de tissu vert, encadrement intérieur de filets et pointillés, tête dorée, tranches dorées sur témoin, couverture et dos conservés (reliure signée Ch. Meunier, 1923). Orné d'un portrait de l'auteur, de bandeaux et de culs de lampe dessinés et gravés par Jules-Léon Perrichon. Tirage limité à 62 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 35 sur papier de Chine (N° 42). Précieux exemplaire enrichi d'une page autographe signée de la Comtesse de Noailles, contenant quatre lignes de vers, qui ont été reproduits en fac simile dans l'ouvrage de Jean de Gourmont, "Les Muses d'aujourd'hui". Premier recueil de l'auteur, "Le Cœur innombrable" fut un événement littéraire à sa publication en 1901. Très bel ouvrage (malgré le dos très légèrement passé, quelques frottements sur les coiffes, les nerfs et les coins). // Octavo (213 x 163 mm), porphyre glazed calf, spine raised on four bands, green cloth linings and endpapers, fillets and dotted line border inside, top edge gilt, others gilt over support, soft cover and spine preserved (binding signed Ch. Meunier, 1923). Illustrated with a portrait of the author, headings vignettes and culs-de-lampe drawn and engraved by Jules-Léon Perrichon. Limited printing of 62 numbered copies ; one of the 35 China paper (Nr 42). Enriched with an autograph signed leaf with four lines of verse by the author. These lines were reproducted in facsimile in the book of Jean de Gourmont, "Les Muses d'aujourd'hui". First of the author's poems collection, "Le Cœur innombrable" was a literary event when published in 1901. Very fine copy (despite spine slightly faded, some rubbings on top and bottom of spine, on raised bands and corners).

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        Carra. Mostra personale del Pittore Futurista Carlo Carra. 18 Dicembre 1917 / 10 Gennaio 1918

      Milano, Galleria Paolo Chini 1918 - form. 16X12. Bross. Edit. Con testo in rilievo. 9 Cat. Quaranta / 50 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Manual on the Turanians and Pan-Turanianism

      HMSO 1918 - 256 pp. large folding map in rear pocket, blue cloth, faded on spine + top third front board, rear lower corner bumped, endpapers yellowed , text clean, very scarce No date map dated 1918 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ministry of Munitions of War. H.M. Factory, Gretna. Description of Plant and Process.

      Dumfries: Printed for HMSO by J. Maxwell & Son, 1918 - Foolscap quarto (338 × 208 mm) Original maroon skiver, title gilt to the upper board within panel of swags in blind. Rubbed at the extremities, and neatly rebacked, contents clean and sound. Profusely illustrated with diagrams, plans and sketch-maps, many of them folding, some coloured, and a number of half-tone plates from photographs including extensive panoramas of the works and the cordite ranges. First and only edition. The massive factory site, which included the two purpose-built townships of Gretna and Eastriggs, was established as a response to the Shell Crisis of 1915. The plant's product was cordite - a smokeless propellant explosive comprised of a mixture of nitro-glycerine and nitro-cellulose, or gun cotton, and described by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle after a visit to the site as "The Devil's Porridge" - and within a year of commencing production it was turning out 800 tons a week, more than all the other factories in Britain combined. Two thirds of the close 17,000 workers were women. The site was closed at the end of the war, the buildings demolished, eventually being parcelled off into 700 lots and sold off in the 1920s. A remarkably detailed technical account of this vital contribution to victory in World War I, this copy that of Lord Moulton who was Director General of the Explosive Supply Department. Uncommon, just four copies recorded on OCLC.

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        THE WORKS OF JOSEPH CONRAD (Complete 20 Volume Set)

      Heinemann. Very Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1918. Signed Limited Edition. Hardcover. Complete 20 volume set. Edition limited to 780 sets, 750 for sale, and 30 for presentation of which this is #449. Signed by author on limited edition page of Volume I. Beige half cloth covers over tan boards with facsimile of Conrad's signature on lower corner of covers are heavily toned otherwise very good condition. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Title pages printed in red and black ink. Pages clean with faint toning are in very good condition. Ex-libris plate of Francis Herby Payne on front paste downs. Provenance: From the estate of former Arizona State House Representatives, Winifred "Freddie" Hershberger (1992-1998) and Joseph Peter Hershberger III (1972-1976). This book had been in the Payne/Hershberger family for roughly a century or more and had formerly belonged to Freddie Hershberger's grandfather, Francis Hervey Payne (born 1868). Francis Payne was Vice President of American Meter Company and manager of Metric Metal Works of Erie, Pennsylvania. ; Signed by Author .

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        L'Emperunt de la Liberation.

      Paris, Impre. Champenois, o. J. [um 1918].. OLithographie. ca. 80,4 x 114 cm.. Vgl. Vollmer 343, Th.-B. 11, 40. - Fachmännisch restauriert, Fehlstellen am Rand ergänzt, alte Faltspuren, kl. Besitz-St. in rechter unterer Ecke. - Faivre, (1867 - 1945),studierte zwischen 1886-89 an der Ecole des B.-Arts das. unter J. B. Poncet, dann in Paris bei J. Lefebvre und Benj. Constant. Seit 1892 ist er in den Salons zu Paris und Lyon mit Figurenbildern und Porträts in Öl und Pastell vertreten. Faivre hat auch im Salon des Pastellistes in Paris ausgestellt; ferner lieferte er amüsante Karikaturen für eine Reihe Pariser illustrierter Zeitschriften, namentlich für "Le Rire" und "Figaro". - Hier eines seiner Plakate zum ersten Weltkrieg: Wilhelm II. unter der Last der Niederlage gebeugt.

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        Typed Letter Signed

      1918, 1918 - SHAW, George Bernard. Typed Letter Signed concerning Sailing Ships and their numbers. A letter by Shaw, typed on his 10 Adelphi Terrace, W.C. letterhead to a S.H. Carter, Esq., Craghill, Ravenscar, Scarborough. 7th January 1918. Dear Sir I have not had a look at the docks since the war, to which thestatement in my article has of course no reference; but it is one of the standing surprises of the riverside in London, now that we have come to regard sailing craft as obsolete, to see the closely packed rows of old fashioned wooden sailing ships, most of them looking fresh from the builders' yards, moored there. It may not be literally true that an XVII century seamen [sic] would see more wooden ships today below London Bridge - even new ones- than he could have supposed the world to contain in his lifetime; but ifnot, the seamen of that day must have had robust imaginations. I daresay itis possible to find out what the wooden sailing tonnage is today; but I have not the necessary works of reference at hand here. The percentage of thetotal traffic carried in such ships must be much less; but this does not imply the number of the ships themselves is not much greater. Yours faithfully [signature:] G. Bernard Shaw Sheet has the watermark of MILLREVAN, Asprey, Bond Street, London. Vg. 1,500.00 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Inventaire Archéologique de l'Indochine - II - Monuments Cams de l'Annam - Tome II

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, Editeur, 1918. - 1 fort volume in-8, XI - 662 pp., enrichi de 173 figures comprenant croquis, dessins et clichés. Reliure moderne plein cuir noir, couvertures imprimées conservées mais salies et defraîchies, intérieur très frais et en très bon état. Volume II consacré aux Monuments Cams de l'Annam. Publications de l'Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient - Volume XII.

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        Historia universal / escrita por Profesores Especialistas, bajo la Direccion de Guillermo Oncken. Band 15, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 33, 34, 35, 38, (10 Bände)., Edicion/Edition Ilustrada.

      Barcelona : Montaner y Simon, 1918-1921. - 510, 591, 478, 559, 451, 444, 451, 453, 533, 526 S., graph. Darst., mit s/w. Abbildungen und Illustrationen, Zustand: leichte Gebrauchsspuren, Bibliotheksexemplare m. Klarsichtumschlag u. Stempel, Einband etwas berieben u. bestossen, sonst insgesamt altersgemäß gute Exemplare. Sprache / Text : Spanisch , Oncken, Wilhelm, 1838-1905, Nueva ed. illustrada, corregida Y ampliada cuidadosamente. Allgemeine Geschichte in Einzeldarstellungen. Lieferung enthält folgende Bände: XV: El islamismo en Oriente y Occidente (conclusion) ; Historia de las Cruzadas; XXV: La revolucion de Inglaterra ; La epoca de Luis XIV; XXVI: Pedro el Grande ; Alemania desde la paz de Westfalia hasta Federico el Grande (1648-1740); XXVII: Alemania desde la paz de Westfalia hasta el reinado de Federico el Grande (1648-1740) (continuacion); XXVIII: Alemania desde la paz de Westfalia hasta Federico el Grande (1648-1740) (conclusion) ; Epoca de Federico el Grande; XXIX: Epoca de Federico el Grande (continuacion); XXXIII: Epoca de la revolucion francesa, del imperio y de la guerra de liberacion (continuacion); XXXIV: Epoca de la revolucion francesa, del imperio y de la guerra de liberacion (conclusion); XXXV: Epoca de la restauracion y de la revolucion desde 1815 hasta; XXXVIII:Los Estados Unidos de la America del Norte y la guerra separatista: con un resumen de la historia de la colonizacion en esta parte del continente americano ; La America Latina desde su origen hasta los tiempos modernos; Verfasserangabe: escrita parcialmente por profesores especialistas, bajo la direccio n del eminente historio grafo Guillermo Oncken. Sprache: es Gewicht in Gramm: 12500 24,5 cm, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen, ohne Schutzumschlag, no dust jacket, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le petit Pierre.

      1918 1918 - Paris: Calmann-Lévy 1918. 338 s. Opl. 1300 numr. ekspl. Indb. ubesk. med o.o. og guldsnit i smukt priv. hlvldr. med stregdek. i guld på ryg og permer. Limited to 1300 numb. copies. Uncut copy bound with topedge gilt in nice contp. halfleather decorated with gold on spine. * Ét af 200 ekspl. på papier de Hollande. One of 200 on Papier de Hollande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        España Regional. Descripción por Ceferino Rocafort y Casimiro Dalmau. Cartas corográficas [Mapas y Planos en color] por el comandante de ingenieros Benito Chias y Carbo y otros facultativos. [4 TOMOS, COMPLETO].

      Barcelona, Establecimiento Editorial de Alberto Martín, (h. 1918). - En 4 tomos de -27 x 38 cm.-. T. I y II (Texto): Con un total los dos tomos de 1.350 págs., profusamente ilustrados con láminas y grabados en el texto de gran interés testimonial. T. III (Planos): 50 planos en color de todas las capitales de provincias, a doble página o desplegables, cada uno con un nomenclátor de las vías y edificios públicos. T. IV (Mapas): 1 mapa general de España y Portugal + 54 mapas en color y a doble página de todas las provincias españolas y las posesiones en África. Enc. editorial en holandesa, lomo de piel, con planos en tela estampados en oro y varias tintas. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR, REPASADO Y COMPLETO.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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