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        Album with aerial photographs, 1916 - 1918, and some others.

      1918. 103 photographs (22 x 11 cm) taken from a Farman 50 and most on heights between 4000 - 5000 m.: Ammertzwijler (2), Andlau (1), Aspach (2), Bale (5), Bartenheim (1), Bernwijler (2), Bisel (2), Blanc Noyer (1), Brisach (8), Colmar (5), Dambach (2), Didenheim (1), Dornach (1), Eichhafen (1), Eichwald (1), Eilerheim (1), Ensisheim (2), Epeich (?) (1), Freibourg (6), Friedrichshafen (5), Friedrichshafen: Manzel (2), Feldkirch (1), Francken (1), Guewenheim (1), Hilsenheim (1), Hahsheim (1), Hinter dem Berge (1), Idstein (2), Iles Napoleon (2), Illfurt (2), Immenstaad (1), Konstanz (7), Krozingen (1), Largitzen (1), Leopolshohe (3), Lobfal (?) (1), Markt (1), Mirtzbach (1), Mittelsmuspach (1), Mulhouse (6), Niederlag (1), Petit Huningue (1), Pfastatt (1), Rantzweiler - Kötzingen (1), Rehl (?) (1), Reichsfeld (1), Rouffach (1), Sasbrach (1), Schlestadt (1), Schweighausen (1), Schwerweiler (1), Seppois le Haut (1), Sierentz (1), Soultz (2), Ste. Croix en Plaine (1), Ste. Marie aux Mines (2), Steinenstadt (1), Stotzheim (1), Strassbourg (2), Turckheim (1), Usine (1), Waldkirch (3), Waldshut (2), Wattwiller (1), Weissengott (1), Willer (1), Winkel (1), Wittelsheim (1), Wolfsloch (1), Zillisheim (1), and 5 others. & 24 small photographs of first world - war french and german aeroplanes; 6 photographs of the Zeppelin L49, fall down on the 20 october 1917 in Bourbonne Les Bains; 11 very nice photogaphs of clouds; A photograph in front (probably with 12 french pilots on verandah): Pavillon de chase du Marichal Goering, Lemberg, 15 aout 1945. On first leaf probably later mounted photograph with german aeroplanes on a field, which round that 7 small photographs of german pilots: Leutnant Porschau, Hauptmann Zander, Oberleutnant Gerlich, Leutnant Leffers, Leutnant Meulzer, Oberleutnant Freiherr von Althaus (2). KEYWORDS:france / germany / Airship

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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      Fasquelle 1918 - - Fasquelle, Paris 1918, 19x25cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        President WilsonÕs Vision For Post-War America

      - American Doughboys began to flood into France in the first half of 1918, and the German command determined to make a major push to gain an advantage in the war before the Americans could make their presence felt. Their offensive did not go well, and in early August a counter-attack by the Allies placed the Germans on the defensive for the bal- ance of the war. So by late August 1918, it was clear that the war would be won, and moreover would end in the fors- eeable future. As victories piled up throughout September, the President was concentrating on negotiations to end the war and the on the need to reor-der world affairs along the lines of his famous 14-points. However, he was also Òthinking deeply about the domestic scene and beginning to consider the shapeof post-war America.The men in the trenches.will return to their homes.and. will demand real thinking and sincere action.ÓWilson started his political career as governor of New Jersey and as such was leader of that stateÕs Democratic Party. He left Washington just a few times during World War I, believing that his personal presence was important to the war effort. In this spirit, he declined, probably with real regret, an invitation to speak at a banquet being held by Democrats in New Jersey in the lead-up to the 1918 election. Instead, he sent this striking message to his old colleagues, one likely to be read to the group. It constitutes his definitive view of how America would need to change as a result of the war.Typed Document Signed as President on White House letterhead, 3 pages, Washington, circa September 1918, to the Toastmaster of the Democratic Reor- ganization Banquet. Wilson started with a summation of his progressive accom- plishments as Governor of New Jersey. ÒI sincerely regret that matters of pressing importance will prevent my taking part.At the same time.I cannot overlook my re- sponsibility as leader of a great party.It is my privilege to point out what I believe to be the duty of the Democrats in New Jersey, now and in the months to come, in order that the exigency of a great hour of crisis may be properly met. During the months that I had the privilege of serving the people of New Jersey in the office of Governor, we sought to accomplish this definite purpose, namely, to open the processes of govern- ment to the access and inspection of every citizen, in order that the people might feel that the Government of New Jersey represented their hopes, their impulses, and their sympathies. It was with this great purpose in mind that we succeeded in establishing electoral machinery which took away from selfish political leaders the power to hold the mass of the party voters of the state in subjection to themselves.In every act of legisla- tion we cut a clear pathway of public service and achieved a record remarkable for its variety and humanity, in every way comprehensive in character and touching no vital interest in the state with a spirit of injustice or demagogy. We gave the people afterPage 69Page 70many tedious and discouraging years of waiting a government which they could feel was their own, free and unhampered by special privilege.ÓWilson continued with a statement about how the war and world situation were bringing dislocation and uncertainty, and would inevitably result in alteration of the national and international landscapes. He saw an urgent and vaguely discomfitting mood among the electorate in the coming post-war era, especially among returning soldiers, who would demand a more democratic and sincere government. ÒA time of grave crisis has come in the life of the Democratic party. Every sign of these terrible days of war and revolutionary change, when economic and social forces are being released upon the world whose effect no political seer dare ven- ture to conjecture, bids us search our hearts through and through and make them ready for the birth of a new day, a day we hope and believe of greater opportunity and greater prosperity for the [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
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        The Sphinx.

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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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. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Tokaido: Hiroshige-ga Gojusan-tsugi Genjo Shashin Taisho

      Tokoen, Tokyo 1918 - (Hiroshige's Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido and Corresponding Taisho Era Photographs) Taisho 7 (1918), oblong small 4to (12 x 8 7/8 ;in - 30 x 22.6 cm), decorated blindstamped blue cloth with gilt lettering on front board, bound Japanese style and format (reads back to front) with heavy ribbon ties, color woodblock illustrated endpapers at the front and rear, black and white collotype reproductions of photographs and color "off-set" plates, 112 pages + 40 additional pages of Japanese language text at the rear, 152 pages total. The color plates include a map of the Tokaido (2 views on one plate, one current and one from earlier days), a compilation of Hiroshige-s seals, portrait of a man seated (probably Hiroshige). The index calls the black and white photograph (shashin) reproductions "collotype." The color prints are called "off-set" in the index and I believe that they can technically characterized as color offset lithographs. The color plates are printed on thick tanish dull mat finish paper with a grill pattern embossed into the paper. The color plates were printed two to a sheet and then the sheet was folded and bound into the book in typical Japanese style. The collotype plates are printed front and back. The sequence is two color plates (one page folded) followed by two black and white collotypes (one sheet printed front and back). Following this pattern the plate on one side is the color reproduction of the Hiroshige print and the facing page is the corresponding black and white collotype reproduction of a photograph showing the same scene at the time the book was published. Each black and white plate has a descriptive paragraph in English at the top and a Japanese language paragraph on the side. The number of each view is stated in Japanese at the top of each black and white plate. Following the 55th plate is a collotype plate showning two stone monuments in honor of Hiroshige. Hiroshige's famous views of the 53 stations of the Tokaido was composed of 55 prints. These included the terminal points (Nihonbashi on one end and Kyoto on the other) and the 53 intermediate stations (tsugi). This books presents all 55 views. ~ Condition. The book is in Good+ condition. It is complete. While the binding is solid, the top ribbon tie is approximately 60% broken at the back. The corners are bumped and worn and there are several scrapes and discolored areas on the boards. It is unclear which of the preliminary plates had tissue guards, however, one plate (portrait) shows evidence that a tissue guard was present but is now removed. The book has moderate foxing and soiling and while most pages have a small-moderate amount, it is primarily in the margins. The foxing and soiling is move evident on the collotype plates than the color plates. Approximately 10% of the pages have small tears (less than 1/2 in) in the margins at the bottom or top edge. None of the tears enter the image area. The text pages at the rear are lower quality paper and while not brittle, they are aged/tanned. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Los comentarios reales de los incas. Anotaciones y concordancias con las Cronicas de Indias, por Horacio H. Urteaga. Elogio del Inca Garcilaso, por Jose de la Riva Aguero. (Volumes 1-4)

      Lima: Imprenta y Libreria Sanmarti y Ca. 1918-1920 - *The price of this item has been reduced until Sunday as part of our October ABEBOOKS sale* Volumes 1 through 4 only (of 6), a few plates including color frontispieces for Volumes One and Four; library book plates and markings, blocks sound but later quarter leather bindings worn at spines with some sides detached. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        The Garden of Survival

      Macmillan, UK 1918 - 1st Edition 1918. Short fantasy novela about a man who is haunted by the presence of his dead wife. Very un-common as 1st Edition especially with the wrapper. Book is very good++ with bright boards and clean contents. Bookplate to endpaper. The wrapper is near very good with loss to spine tips. Spine age toned and rubbed. Edges with nicks and odd closed tears. Light staining to wrapper front. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Per Amica Silentia Lunae.

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1918 - Scattered foxing to page edges and preliminary leaves, including title page. Spine ends bumped. Else a very good in a very good dust jacket which has some restoration at edges. Jacket slightly browned at edges. Uncommon in the original dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        TRÈS PLAISANTE ET RECREATIVE HYSTOIRE DU TRÈS PREULX ET VAILLANT CHEVALLIER PERCEVAL LE GALLOYS, jadis chevallier de la Table Ronde, lequel acheva les adventures de Sainct Graal, au temps du noble Roy Arthus. Avec les illustrations de l'édition ancienne. Publié par Guillaume APOLLINAIRE.

      1918 - Paris, Payot et Cie, 1918. In-12 (123 X 185) demi-maroquin noir à coins, dos cinq nerfs sertis de filets à froid, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, tête dorée, plats de la couverture illustrée conservés (P. GOY & C. VILAINE) ; (1) f. blanc, 335 pages (dont faux-titre et titre), (1) page. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cette édition publiée par Guillaume APOLLINAIRE dans la "Nouvelle Bibliothèque Bleue" ; il n'a pas été tiré de grand papier. Les plats de la couverture sont illustrés de la reproduction de bois gravés anciens. Exemplaire comportant un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ de Guillaume APOLLINAIRE sur le premier feuillet : « A madame Paul Dupuy / Hommage très respectueux / Guillaume Apollinaire ». Le patron de presse et homme politique français Paul DUPUY (1878-1927) rencontra Miss Helen Browne à New-York, lors d'un séjour qui devait lui permettre d'étudier l'impression des journaux aux États-Unis ; il l'épousa le 9 juillet 1908. A la mort de son mari en 1927, Hélène Dupuy se retrouva en charge du "Petit Parisien", l'un des journaux les plus importants et les plus puissants de la Troisième République, et prendra la direction du quotidien "L'Excelsior", racheté par son mari en 1917, et dans lequel Apollinaire fit paraître ses premiers articles. (TALVART, I, page 81, n°16). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, frais, présenté dans une fine reliure de Patrice Goy, dorée par Carine Vilaine, en PARFAIT ÉTAT. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Les mamelles de Tiresias. Drame Surrealiste en deux actes et un prologue. Avec la musique de Geraine Albert - Birot et sept Dessins hors texte de Serge Ferat

      Paris, Editions Sic 1918 - form. 20X15. Bross. Edit. Con copertina illustrata pp. 108. Edizione Originale Exemplaire N.4. Con 7 illustrazioi in B/N di Serge Ferat autore anche dei costumi della Piece. Compare per la prima volta in questo dramma la parola Sur - Realisme. Ripresa nel suo Manifesto da Breton come Surrealismo in omaggio ad Apollinaire. Opera giovanile di A. notevolmente riveduta per la sua prima performance al Theatre Maubec nel Giugno 1917. Bella copia. Firma di appartenenza alla prima pagina bianca. Lievi fioriture al retro di copertina. Fine Condition Cat. Quarantanove/37 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: libreria Metamorfosi]
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        The Madman: His Parables and Poems

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1918 - The Lebanese author's first book, containing 34 poems and short parables. Quite scarce, with no copies appearing at auction in the last 30 years, and copies in pleasing condition being most uncommon in the trade. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); black paper covered boards over quarter navy blue cloth, with titling in gilt on the spine and front cover; 71pp. Two tiny bumps to the upper edge of the front board, paper worn with some minor board exposure at the corner tips, with the spine gilt slightly dulled; a Very Good+ copy that's clean throughout, lacking the rare dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Maid of the Combahee ; a Romance of the South from the Manuscript of Sir Thomas Yeld, Bart.

      Baltimore, Md. , Saulsbury Publishing Co 1918 - Description: 325 p. Front. 20 cm. Subjects: Southern States --Fiction. Author's presentation copy SIGNED and inscribed. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 325 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Garden of Survival

      Macmillan 1918 - Signed and inscribed by the author on cover page .Short fantasy novell about a man who is haunted by the presence of his dead wife. Very un-common as 1st Edition especially SIGNED by the author! Owner's name on title page otherwise nice copy.2nd printing. Please see uploaded photos. For more information, please contact us. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hurlingham Books]
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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: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Pen Drawings of Norman Lindsay

      Sydney: Angus and Robertson. 1918. First. First edition. Special Number of Art In Australia. Folio. Extensively illustrated with tipped-in plates. Quarter cloth and printed papercovered boards. Attractive and contemporary risque bookplate tipped to the front pastedown, a near fine copy, without the presumed dustwrapper. One of 200 numbered copies Signed by Lindsay. Exceptionally scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fourty seven Fac-simile Drawings by American Artists

      American Artists' War Emergency Fund, National Arts Club, Philadelphia 1918 - A heavy stock folio with fourty-seven 10" x 12" auto-lithographic prints. The introduction on the title page begins "This unique collection of drawings was contributed to the "American Artists' War Emergency Fund" by forty-seven American artists to be disposed of for the benefit of this fund. The Artists' Emergency Fund is one of the numerous war activities due to the initiative of the National Arts Club of New York, its object being to aid American Artist Soldiers or their dependents who, through causes connected with the war, may require assistance. : It continues to explain the printing process and how the limited edition is made available at five dolls a set. Reverse of title page includes a list of contributors and the name of the work. Some of the artists represented in this set include Hugo Ballin, Cecilia Beaux, Edwin Blashfield, Ernest Blumenshein, George De Forest Brush, Howard Russell Butler, Ercole Cartotto, Frederick S. Church, B.West Clinedinest, Colin Campbell Cooper, E. Irving Couse, Kenyon Cox, Charles C. Curran, Eliott Daingerfield, Paul Dougherty, [Ben Foster - lacking], Daniel Garber, Charles Dana Gibson, Philip Leslie Hale, Childe Hassam, Ernest Ipsen, Francis C. Jones, Hugh Bolton Jones, Arthur I. Keller, Paul King, Ella Conde Lamb, William H. Lippincott, Will H. Low, Clara Mac Chesney, F. Luis Mora, H. Siddons Mowbray, Ivan G. Olinsky, Violet Oakley, Maxfield Parrish, William Macgregor Paxton, Henry W. Parton, Joseph Pennell, Edward H. Potthast, William Ritschel, Henry B. Snell, Gardner Symons, C.Y. Turner, Douglas Volk, Henry O. Walker, Harry W. Watrous, J. Alden Weir and Irving R. Wiles. Also includes facsimile of notes on the work by Joseph Pennell. Complete set. The heavy stock folio with quarter cloth binding has an applied illustration of a woman. minor age toning on margins. Corner chip and wear on portfolio

      [Bookseller: Eclectibles, ABAA]
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        Les Jockeys Camoufles

      La Belle Edition, Paris 1918 - FIRST EDITION, one of only 300 numbered copies on verge d'Arches (out of a total edition of 343), with five plates by Henri Matisse illustrating three poems by Pierre Reverdy. Often considered Matisse's first illustrated book, Les Jockeys Camoufles actually contains drawings made previously by Matisse between 1903-1917. A beautifully printed book with text in four colors. Les Jockeys Camoufles. Trois Poemes par Monsieur Pierre Reverdy. Agrementes de cinq dessins inedits de Henri Matisse. Paris: La Belle Edition, (1918). Quarto, original wrappers, original glassine. Slight toning to edges of wrappers, small tear to original glassine. In outstanding condition. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Les Jockeys Camoufles. Trois Poemes par Monsieur Pierre Reverdy. Agrementes de cinq dessins inedits de Henri Matisse (Limited Ed.)

      La Belle Édition, Paris 1918 - With 5 full-page reproductions of ink drawings hors texte (1 is double page) by Henri Matisse; 3 poems by Pierre Reverdy; one of 300 numbered copies on uncut verge d'Arches (M.L.C watermark) from the limited edition of 343 in all (this is # 22); "Acheve de composer et d'imprimer dans les ateliers de Francois Bernouard"; 4to. size: 9 x 10in.; 40pp; printed wrappers. no glassine; hand stiched with single string- as issued; text is printed in green, orange and blue ("Two editions of it were printed, both in 1918. This one, the first, has the text beautifully set in three colors, rather like Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Legers Jai tue, also published by François Bernouard in this year. Reverdy, who had not authorized this typographical caprice and was infuriated by it, forced Bernouard to issue a second version of it, in black-and-white"). "Les jockeys camoufles" has sometimes been called Matisses first illustrated book, a claim which is not strictly true, as it incorporates drawings made, in a few cases, years before, between 1903 and 1917. Nonetheless, it is the first book to contain a multitude of images by him integrated in this fashion"; Reference: Editions Albert Skier, Painters et Sculptures 255; The Artist and the Book 195; Barr, Matisse, p. 560.; PROVENANCE: purchased at Swann's Auction Gallery 2004; CONDITION of book: all 5 plates in beautiful condition; there is an inscription on first title page in small ink " Churhill and Dorothy Lathrop.Norwich, June, 1940"; wrappers and interior pages are still attached; all the pages have a very small invisible crease at top right edges; some moisture marks at very edges of some of the pages with text. but not on any of the illustrated plates; missing about 1/3" at bottom of paper spine; the front & back wrapper have some spots, rubbing, and a few small tears to edges (the back wrapper has about 1/4" missing at bottom edge); considering it is almost 90 years old it is in GOOD COND. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: DR FINE ARTS]
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        Charles A. Lindbergh Photograph Signed to an Aviator/Hero of World War I

      - Charles A. Lindbergh Photograph Signed to an Aviator/Hero of World War I.Before the U.S. got involved in World War I, Alan F. Winslow served with the legendary Lafayette Escadrille in France. In 1918, now an officer in the U.S. ArmyÕs air service, he and Douglas Cambell shot down the first two German airplanes to fall victim to American aviators with General Pershing's expeditionary forces. On August 13, 1918, Winslow was shot down and reported killed in action over France. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. At warÕs end, he was discovered in a German hospital where he had been treated after surviving the crash but losing his arm. After the war, he became assistant chief of Pan American Airways' foreign department.In 1928, a year after his historic flight, Lindbergh became a technical advisor to Pan American Airways, a relationship that would prove long-lasting. While there, he became acquinted with Winslow. An 9 by 12 inch photograph of Lindbergh circa 1928-1932, inscribed and signed ÒTo Mr. and Mrs. Alan F. Winslow, sincerely, Charles A. Lindbergh.Ó The photograph can be approximately dated because WinslowÕs luck finally ran out in 1933, when he died at age 37 in a fall from a third-floor hotel window. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
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        Ernst Haeckel. Familien-Porträt

      Berlin 1918 - Zeigt den Naturforscher und Philosophen Ernst Haeckel im Alter von 84 Jahren im Kreis seiner Töchter und Enkeltöcher. - Vorderseitig u. rückseitig eigenhändig von Ernst Haeckel bezeichnet: Ernst Haeckel - (Jena, Villa Medura, September 1918) 1. Der Patriarch E.H., 84. Jahr - 2. Seine Tochter Lisbeth Mayer (Leipzig) - 47. Jahr - 3. deren Tochter Else Hantzsch (Frau Oberleutnant) 24 Jahre - 4. Deren Tochter Bettina - 1 Jahr - 4 Generationen: 1834-1918 - Photogr. Aufnahme durch Carl Grimsehl - Berlin . - Tadelloser Zustand Original-Gelatin-Silber-Abzug von Carl Grimsehl

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Nothing Stops These Men Let Nothing Stop You

      Philadelphia.: United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation.. Signed in image 1918.. Color lithograph poster, sheet 39 1/4 x 53 1/2 inches. 3 vertical folds, 1 horizontal fold, crease and archivally mended tear at upper left corner, other light creasing, tiny abraded spots along central fold, one short tear along central horizontal fold mended on verso with linen tape, several short edge tears mended with linen tape, other short edge tears. Image is clean and bright and displays very well. This original World War I poster features a dramatic image of a bayonet advance on the enemy, the United States flag at upper left by Howard Giles (1876-1955). This over-size poster was designed to increase production in U.S. ship building plants. Printed by John H. Eggers Co. Inc., New York. .

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        MOBILIZING WOMAN-POWER. With a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt.

      The Womans Press,, New York: 1918 - Illustrated with a Frontis & 12 inserted plates. Blatch the daughter of suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who followed in her mother's footsteps by also becoming a leader in the late 19th/early 20th C. women's movement, a writer and an advocate for labor reform. Blatch is credited with reviving & modernizing a suffrage movement which, by the beginning of the 20th century, was listless & flagging; she is also credited with motivating its evolution from a mostly middle & upper class movement to one which exhibited a concern for rights of working women, primarily by her 1907 launching of the Equality League of Self- Supporting Women which held open-air meetings & inaugurated the first suffrage parades. Blatch's style was radical in nature, combining a militant civil disobedience with political activism. The synergy generated her personal energy, daring & political savvy spurred the Suffrage movement on, aiding it in achieving its goal of enfranchising American women with the 1920 passage of the Constitution's 19th Amendment.With the coming of WWI, Blatch directed her formidable personality & energies to aiding the war effort, and this book was written in such a spirit- it describes the European female contribution to fighting the Hun, & exhorts their American counterparts to do no less [NAW, Vol. I]. A solid VG copy (spine slightly darkened, with blue lettering a bit dull/minor extremity wear). Light brown vertically-ribbed cloth stamped in blue, with a decorative frame surrounding the front board title stamping. Crown 8vo. 1st edition. 195 pp. Appendix ('Documents Used in Women's War-Work in England and France'). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Piccadilly Jim

      Herbert Jenkins 1918 - London F/F. After 20 years of looking I now know that there is a least one copy with a full wrapper .There is a mystery about this title and the second printing late 1918 which had print runs of 5,000 and 2,000. Copies should have turned up and over the years I have been lucky and found some rare and possibly unique items but never a sign of this wrapper. Quite by chance a copy has turned up in a UK institution . I have checked auction records over the last 20 years and there has been no copy that I can find that has come onto the market including the Heinemann sale . An interesting item of legendary rarity and unique in design as it is totally different from all later Herbert Jenkins wrappers which follow a pattern of synopsis on rear panel in red ,black or green frame .The wrapper is a reproduction of the original which has been digitally enhanced, and is never likely to ever be put on the market. I have the front panel of the wrapper which was fixed to the endpaper of the Ist and have no doubt that this is the true Ist . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Een Boecxken Gemaket van suster bertken die lvij iaren besloten heeft gheseten tot Utrecht in dye Buerkercke.

      (Den Haag De Zilverdistel 1918) - Small octavo. 18ff. From an edition of 70 copies, this is one of twenty Roman numeral copies reserved for owners of the Press. This copy was designated for Nelly van Eyck-Benjamin, the wife of Dutch poet Pieter Nicolaas van Eyck, who was one of the founders of the Press. De Zilverdistel is considered the first private press in the Netherlands. The text consists of meditations on the passion of Christ and is one of two books written by Bertken, who was cloistered in a small cell in Utrecht for 57 years. This edition was printed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the posthumous publication of this text and marks the first use of Lucien Pissarro’s Distel type, which is printed in three colors and augmented by various large decorative initials, likely drawn by S. H. de Roos. Bound in original limp vellum with snowflake design in gilt on upper cover, title gilt on spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the Land of Flanders and Elsewhere

      Chatto and Windus, London 1918 - Special edition of this book, bound in vellum with gold lettering. Book states there were only twelve copies printed of which ten are for sale, this is number 9.Translated from the French by Geoffrey Whitworth. There are twenty woodcut illustrations by Albert Delstanche, these are pulled by hand and each signed by the artist, real signatures not facsimiles.Illustrations are clean and protected by tissue guards, other pages have occasional foxing spots as do a few tissue guards this has protected the illustrations only very slight very light tiny spots on the illustrations, half title page is a little more foxed than the others. Endpapers are lightly foxed and outer edges of untrimmed pages are browned. Outer vellum covers are a little yellowed on edges and on spine, rear bottom left corner has small crease, top edges of pages are gold, this is dull and worn away in places,some light marking and a little dusty from age. For all its faults a pleasing, sound copy of a rare book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST Size: 22 X 16 Cms [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ole Miss: The Year Book of the University of Mississippi. Vol. XXII, 1917-1918

      Oxford 1918 - Original flexible leather boards, stamped in gilt and blind on the front cover. Faulkner's drawings for "Social Activities" and the "Red and Blue Club" appear on pages 111 and 113, respectively (signed William Falkner), among his earliest book publications. Petersen wrote, "The Ole Miss annuals have a particularly treasurable quality about them: they breathe with the life of Faulkner's early career. Collectors obviously desire certain of the annuals because they contain publications of some of Faulkner's first creativity, but each volume also contains dividends. Which annuals to collect may seem a question of some complexity when all choices are considered. Obviously one wants those containing Faulkner's contributions published in 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, and 1922." The Petersen collection catalog notes that the annuals were virtually the last items he found, after forty years of collecting. Edgewear on all sides, spine creased and hinge starting at lower edge of front board. Mild dampstain to top edge. Still, a nice, solid copy of an extremely rare book. Petersen, p. 49. Massey 1019. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia - The Penn Publishing Company, 1918 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A handsome volume in which George Wharton Edwards outlines the delights of Alsace-Lorraine in both prose and illustration. Edwards (March 1859 January 18, 1950) was an American impressionistpainter and illustrator, and the author of several books of travel and historical subjects. This lovely book shows off his artistic skill in full colour and features a particularly nice illustrated title page, alongside many other colour plates - each accompanied by its own labelled tissueguard. First edition. Condition: In a decorative full cloth binding. Externally, smart with some minor rubbing and light wear to extremities. Rear board slightly marked but front board is in lovely bright condition. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Reports of Chavonnes and His Council, and of Van Imhoff, on the Cape. with Incidental Correspondence

      The Van Riebeeck Society. 1918. H Hardcover. Very Good. No Jacket volume 1 in the first series of the van riebeeck series. no jacket issued. original grey boards are a little shelf rubbed and lightly marked. the book has a previous owner's bookplate and signature and there is some foxing. the binding is excellent. very rare. supposedly only 250 were produced.

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      William Heinemann (1918), London - 1/765. 4to. Original gold-stamped medium blue Acme sealskin protected by modern mylar. Raised bands. Gold-embossed floral decorations and gold lettering on spine. Binding designed and bound by Sancorski & Sutcliffe, London. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Decorative endpapers with colorful floral designs. Signed by Rackham on limitation page. Ex-libris of Lucy [Doheny] Smith Battson on free front endpaper. Inscribed to her by Countess Estelle Doheny, "Valentines Greetings to Lucy from Ma D., February 14th. 1927." L. D. Smith Battson was the daughter-in-law of Estelle Doheny (1875-1958), who was a Los Angeles socialite and the second wife of oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny. Tipped-in color frontispiece. Decorative drawings in green on title-page. Two page letter, handwritten and signed by Swinburne from the Pines, Putney Hill, dated June 4 - 1905 & original envelope with canceled stamp, addressed to Miss Anthony, tipped-in at front of book. Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English poet and novelist. He invented the roundel form and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Scarce de luxe edition illustrated with 9 (incl. frontispiece) color reproductions of drawings by Arthur Rackham tipped-in on gray art paper, as well as b/w reproductions of 58 line drawings. The frontispiece in this edition was not present in the trade edition. Color plates protected by captioned tissue guards. Preface by Edmund Gosse. Minor rubbing on corners and along joints on front and back cover. Head of spine slightly chipped. Middle raised band missing, otherwise tight book in very good to near fine condition. Scarce. Unique copy in a stunning binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Springtide of Life, The

      London: William Heinemann, 1918. - Signed Limited Edition in the Original Glassine Wrapper[RACKHAM, Arthur, Illustrator]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles. The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by Algernon Charles Swinburne. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse. London: William Heinemann, [1918]. Edition Deluxe limited to 765 numbered copies signed by Arthur Rackham (this copy being no. 98). Large quarto (11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches; 285 x 232 mm.). ix, [1], 132, [2] pp. Nine full color tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards and fifty-two black and white text illustrations. Publisher's quarter vellum over parchment boards. Front cover and spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Pictorial endpapers. A bright and fine copy in the rare and fragile original glassine dust jacket. The signed limited edition contains one extra colored plate that is not found in the trade edition - the frontispiece."[Rackham's] drawings for Swinburne's poems of childhood, The Springtide of Life attracted the admiration of Edmund Gosse, who expressed his appreciation in a preface and told Rackham personally (18th October 1918: 'This volume will not merely be he best book of the present art-season, but a joy to all sensitive people for years and years to come'" (Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, p. 108)."As the close of his life approached, Swinburne frequently expressed his intention to extract from his various volumes those poems which were addressed to children, or were descriptive of child-life, and to publish them in a separate collection. He died without having found occasion to carry out this plan, and he left no directions with regard to the way in which it ought to be done One reason why Swinburne never brought out such a collection was his failure to find an artist who could interpret to his satisfaction the simplicity and freshness of his verses. We are fortunate in having secured, in Mr. Arthur Rackham, one whose delicate and romantic fancy is in sensitive harmony with Swinburne's, and who understands, no less than he did, how "Heaven lies about us in our infancy." (Edmund Gosse),Latimore and Haskell, p. 48. Riall, p. 133. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      William Heinemann, London 1918 - 286 x 232 mm (11 1/4 x 9 1/8"). ix, [i], 132, [2] pp. With a preface by Edmond Gosse. ONE OF 765 COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM (this is copy #369). Very attractive red three-quarter morocco, raised bands, spine handsomely gilt in compartments formed by plain and decorative rules, quatrefoil centerpiece surrounded by densely scrolling cornerpieces, sides and endleaves of rose-colored linen, top edge gilt. With numerous black and white illustrations of cherubic children in the text, and NINE COLOR PLATES, as called for, all tipped onto brown paper and with letterpress guards. Front pastedown with morocco bookplate of W. A. M. Burden. Hudson, p. 170; Latimore & Haskell, pp. 48-49. Just a hint of offsetting from the brown mounting paper, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, BRIGHT, FRESH, AND CLEAN INSIDE AND OUT, with only the most trivial of imperfections. This collection of Swinburne verses written for and about children was published near the end of the four years of horror known as the "War to End All Wars," and its innocent subject matter--not exactly what the bohemian Swinburne was best known for--combined with Rackham's sweet drawings of babies and toddlers constituted just what a war-weary public was seeking. Writer Edmond Gosse told Rackham, "This volume will not merely be the best book of the present art-season, but a joy to all sensitive people for years and years to come." (Hudson) The limited edition had an additional plate (the frontispiece) not included in the trade edition. ONE OF 765 COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM (this is copy #369) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Springtide of Life

      William Heinemann, London 1918 - ix, [1], 132pp, [2], ills. Rebound in full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, illustrator to fourth, all panels bordered with a single fillet, covers bordered with a single fillet, zig-zag and dot inner dentelles, t.e.g. marbled endpapers. Spine very slightly dulled, otherwise very good indeed. Internally some light browning to page edges, but quite bright and clean. With eight tissue-guarded plates by Rackham as called for. Number 35 of 765 copies, signed by Rackham to the limitation leaf [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE: POEMS OF CHILDHOOD by Algernon Swinburne. London: Heinemann (1918). 4to, green gilt cloth, near Fine. 1st ed. Featuring 8 beautiful color plates and 52 b&w's by Rackham. Laid in is a 2 page handwritten signed letter dated February 5, 1930 from Rackham to a Mr. Taylor reading: "Here are the remaining drawings for Mr. Scheuer. You will see there are 23 of them. This number is reached (instead of 16) because in several cases there was more than one drawing on the same sheet of paper and they are now separated. In two cases there were two drawings: and in one, six. The above is now my permanent home address to which all communication had better be addressed as I shall be there much more than at my London studio (where I can be, at any time, by appointment). I wish I had been able to get these drawings to you before this and I very much hope Mr. Scheuer has not been incomvenienced. I need hardly say it has not been possible to do otherwise but I am now back at work again and completely recovered from my operation." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Interned in Turkey 1914-1918

      Lebanon: Sevan Press. Hardcover. 158 pages. Author wrote the manuscript for this work from memory in 1918 but it was not published until 1969. Dedicated it to "the thousands of innocent Armenian men, women and children of Ourfa, Turkey, who perished amid the horrors of the infamous genocide of 1915-18". Documents the experiences of a civil prisoner in Turkey during the Great War. In 1914 he was deported from Beirut to the interior of Turkey where he remained until his release in 1918. Average wear to clean and unmarked book. Binding sound. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket. A worthy copy of this important eye-witness account. . Good. 1969. First Edition.

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        Die Huterer. 16. Febr. 1918., Freuet Euch des Lebens aber langsam & anstaendig !

      PRIVAT, 1918 bis Dez. 1929. - 2 Bll. + farb. handkolor. Titelblatt (Zeichn.) + 12 S. (6 Orig.-ganzseit.-Bleistiftzeichnungen, sign. v. H. Wirsing) + 396 handgeschr.-Seiten mit 1 Originalzeichnung (Mann im Lederhose) der Biedermeierzeit, 45 Bleistiftzeichn., 20 teils kolor.-Bleistiftzeichn., 7 gekl.-Fotos, 4 Extra-Seiten, 4 Collages u. Notenabb.+ ca 112 (leere) Seiten, im Schweinsleder-Originaleinband (22 x 19 cm) der Barockzeit (auf Holz) mitgebunden , mit Blindpressung u. mit Deckelornam. u. Schliesse (nur z. teil erhalten). Büttenpapier ! Sehr gut erhalten, nur minimale Alters-u. Gebrauchsspuren. * ORIGINAL "HAUS"-BUCH vom Architekt JOSEPH von SCHMÄDEL (1847-1923, Kreis um Emanuel von Seidl.) u. Sohn Wolfgang von Schmädel (sein Schwiegervater war der Künstler Ludwig Scheuermann), in zusammenarbeit mit Freundeskreis ("Huterer", Hüte im Stil Erzherzog Johann v. Österr., gegründet Febr. 1918), dazu gehören der Maler Heinrich Wirsing (meist. Illustrationen !), Adolf u. Else von Klingel, Gurgerzer, Schwarzling (?), v. Kramer u.a. mit vielen Gedichten u. Eintragungen, zu versch. Einlässe u. Treffen (Geburtstag, Hochzeitstag, Kinder, Feiertage, Kirka, Fasching u.a.), also GÄSTEBUCH u. JOURNAL. Äußerst Selten ! EIN STÜCK MÜNCHEN ! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1405 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Red One

      Macmillan Company, New York 1918 - 193 pages. First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Arnold Genthe. Only 5342 copies printed. Very good book with the top 1" of the spine missing (not affecting the title) and some wear to the bottom of the spine and very slight wear to the corners. The pictoral front cover and spine is bright and clean. A very nice copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Macmillan & Co., (1918) - Stunning copy of this obscure, elusive title. Retold by Flora Annie Steel and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. This is #179 of only 500 copies. Full white buckram with gilt topedge & titles. 16 color plates, each with lettered tissue guard; 41 b/w drawings in the text. Thick 4to. 341pp. A glorious Collector's copy NUMBERED & SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Springtide of Life

      Heinemann 1918 - First Edition. A sharp copy of this limited edition of 765 copies SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by Rackham in collector's condition. We buy First Editions of Children's books. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by Algernon Charles Swinburne

      William Heinemann, London 1918 - SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, number 354 of only 765 copies signed by illustrator Arthur Rackham. Beautifully illustrated collection of Swinburne's children's poems, with nine mounted colored plates and 52 black and white drawings. London: William Heinemann, 1918. Quarto, original half vellum over parchment boards with gilt designs. Some soiling to endpapers, binding with only the slightest soiling; an exceptionally clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by Algernon Charles Swinburne. With a Preface by Edmind Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. (1918; Signed, limited edition).

      London: William Heinemann [1918]. Number 107 of a total of 765 numbered copies. Printed at The Complete Press West Norwood London. - [Limitation statement]: This Edition is limited to 765 numbered and signed copies, of which 100 are reserved for United States of America and 15 for Presentation No. 107 [signed] Arthur Rackham. 9 3/8 in. x 11 4/8 in., half-title, with signed limitation statement on the reverse; mounted color frontispiece with figure of Pan; with plain tissue guard; title-page printed in black and green, with Rackham designs; preface (by editor, Edmund Gosse); contents, list of plates. [i]-[x], pp. 1-[133]; illustrated with a total of 9 tipped-in color plates, mounted on a sheet of dark brown paper; with a title-printed tissue guards, and over 50 various sized black & white drawings, or designs, many used as head or tail-pieces. Vellum spine and sides with titling and a gilt desihn on the spine, gilt, single-line border on the side, with gilt title and Rackham design on the front cover, and white paper paper over boards, endpapers with a Rackham design printed in green, Heinemann device blindstamped on the back cover; top-edge gilt. The cover margins show some age-related tanning, two deep scratches into the front cover surface, a nick to the vellum spine at the back edge along the side, tanning to the endpapers. Latimore & Haskell, Rackham Bibliography, 1936; pp. 48-49: This [limited, 1918] edition has an extra coloured plate that is not in the trade edition (The frontispiece). [List of Color Plates]: [1] Frontispiece; [2] Hush! for the holiest thing that lives is here, p. 2; [3] Love, laughing, leads the little feet a little way, p. 42; [4] A Child's Future, p. 60; [5] A flower of bliss, beyond all blessing Blest, p. 84; [6] Now that May's call musters files of baby bands, p. 98; [7] The Path of Spring, p. 120; [8] Summer's rose-garlanded train, p. 128; [9] The face and the voice of a child are assurance of heaven and its promise for ever, p. 132. Weight: 2 1/4 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Springtide of Life: Poems of Childhood [SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM ]

      William Heinemann (1918), London - 1/765. 4to. ix,[1],132,[2]pp. Original half-vellum over illustrated gold-stamped ivory paper covered boards, vignette and lettering in gold on spine. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Decorative endpapers with green floral designs. Signed by Rackham on limitation page. Tipped-in color frontispiece. Illustrated title-page. Delightfully illustrated with 9 (incl. frontispiece) color reproductions of drawings by Arthur Rackham as well as b/w reproductions of 58 line drawings. Color plates tipped-in on gray art paper, protected by captioned tissue guards. Frontispiece of this edition was not present in the trade edition. Preface by Edmund Gosse. Age wear, staining and scuffing on binding, Tail of spine and corners bumped slightly affecting pages throughout. Minor foxing on first and last few leaves and to few pages throughout. Binding in good-, interior in very good condition. Enchanting collection of poems by English poet and novelist Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909). Frst illustrated Rackham edition of this work. Numbered limited edition [FIRST ILLUSTRATED RACKHAM EDITION] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      1918 - London: Frederick Warne and Co., n.d. [1918]. Original light brown paper-covered boards with pictorial onlay. First Edition of this tale which Beatrix Potter adapted from Aesop's "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse"; she dedicated it "To Aesop in the shadows." One of her later tales, it is one of the few tales for which the first edition title page is undated.~Much has been made of the presence or absence of the "N" in "LONDON" on the title page (this copy does have the "N"). The first printing, which was done in 1918, had some copies with the "N" and some without it; it has been surmised, for example by Linder, that the first copies off the press lacked the "N", meaning that it was added during the print run; however, it is just as possible that the "N" dropped off during the print run. Either way, which copies were the first to be printed has no bearing on which copies were the first to be published (issued to the public).~This is a fine copy (one tiny hint of wear at a corner, but otherwise as nice as one could hope for). Linder p. 430; Quinby 25. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      NY: JAMES T. WHITE, 1918. Book. Good. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2. TITLE: THE FLYING PARLIAMENT AND OTHER POEMS 1918 AUTHOR: EDWINA STANTON BABCOCK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: JAMES T. WHITE, NY 1918 EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Poetry BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Reddish with decoration BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed. JAMES T. WHITE, NY 1918. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!! CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket. Small like bend to the very edge of the front board. There are two names written on the front endpaper with one being in pencil and one in ink. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. There is a small line crease to the edge of the title page. SIZE: 5 x 7 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 128 pages. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 10 business days after item is received. InvCode E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 004546.

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        My Four Weeks in France.

      The Bobbs Merrill Company, Indianapolis 1918 - 187 pp. 8vo, publisher's cloth in dust jacket. First edition; second issue of binding and jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription on pastedown; else a near fine copy in a very bright jacket with a few tiny nicks to edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Red One [RARE Advance Copy for Review]

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1918. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. A Very Good + copy of a rare Advance Copy for the first edition, first printing (small chip to the spine head's overhang, spine relaid with some excess glue showing at the rear gutter, a bit of rubbing at the board corners -- otherwise Fine for this fragile title and lacking the quite scarce dust jacket), complete with the undated advertisements; a collection of four Jack London short stories written by him as he grew closer to death and published posthumously. Only 5,342 copies were printed and, due to the low number of copies produced and the delicateness of the volume's paper-covered boards, copies in collectable condition have become quite scarce. As noted above, this is a rare Publisher's Advance Copy for Review with the Publisher's perforated statement thereof to the title page. As the number of copies produced was rather low for a London book, we expect that, in comparison to his other works, correspondingly fewer Advance Copies were produced. As only a few Advance Copies likely were produced, and as the publication was quite a delicate one, we anticipate that Advance Copies are RARE, and are especially so when in a condition as nice as is this copy. Having a notable Provenance, this copy belonged to noted London collector Willard S. Morse whose bookplate resides on the front pastedown and whose collection slip has been tipped in to the rear pastedown showing bibliographic information for the book on both the slip's recto and on its verso. An altogether Very Good + copy of a book quite difficult to find in a condition as nice as is this copy made rarer still by its being an ADVANCE COPY FOR REVIEW and enhanced by its having such an excellent Provenance. QUITE SCARCE TO RARE.

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