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        The Springtide of Life: Poems of Childhood

      London: William Heinemann, 1918 - One of 765 specially-bound copies SIGNED by the artist. Nine color plates (the trade edition had only eight) and 52 black and white incidental drawings by Arthur Rackham. Quarto, original half vellum over parchment boards with gilt designs. Some light discoloration to covers; a lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        V.V.Kandinskíy. Tekst khudozhnika. 25 reproduktsii s kartin 1902-1917 gg. 4 vin?yetki [V.V. Kandinskij. Testo dell?artista. 25 riproduzioni di dipinti 1902-1917. 4 vignette].

      Izdaníe Otdela Izobrazitel?nykh Iskusstv Narodnago Komissaríata po Prosveshcheníyu [Edizione del Dipartimento Belle Arti Commissariato del Popolo per l?Istruzione] 1918 in 4° brossura editoriale disegnata dall?autore Edizione originale delle memorie 1902-1917 dell?artista russo (1866-1944), pubblicate por i tipi dell?Izo (???), il dipartimento di belle arti del NarKomPros (Commissariato del Popolo per l?Istruzione). Dalla prima esposizione col gruppo della Secessione di Berlino, nel 1912, alla svolta astratta del 1910-11, per finire con il rientro in Russia nel 1915 e la sua cooptazione come membro dell?Izo con la Rivoluzione d?Ottobre nel 1917. Cfr. Rowell - Wye, The Russian Avant-garde Book, nr. 181 p. 255. Il racconto è corredato da numerose riproduzioni delle opere nel testo. Localizzati restauri alla brossura, nel complesso bell?esemplare. Raro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontremoli]
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        A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs. (A la recherche du temps perdu II).

      Paris, Edition de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1918. - In-8°, 443p. Edition originale sur papier ordinaire. Fausse mention de deuxième édition en couverture. Achevé d'imprimer 30 novembre 1918. Reliure plus tardive, mais d'excellente facture. En parfaite condition. Reliure demi-maroquin citron, dos lisse avec titre doré à froid, couverture et dos conservés (signée B. Allaz à Lausanne). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Colección general de los documentos relativos a las Islas Filipinas existentes en el Archivo de Indias de Sevilla. 5 Volumenes. ( 1493 - 1529 )

      Viuda de Tasso, Barcelona 1918 - cubiertas bien conservadas láminas con facsímiles, parcialmente intonso, obra completa, tirada 500 ejemplares en papel de hilo, Palau 56515, publicada por la Compañía General de Tabacos de Filipinas. . 1896 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Autographed Letter Signed on "National War Labor Board" Letterhead

      Washington, 1918. unbound. 2 pages (front and back), 10.5 x 8 inches, Washington, September 24, 1918. Written on "National War Labor Board" letterhead, on whose board the former President served, in part: "I have your very kind note of congratulation on the birth of a girl baby to my boy Charlie and thank you for it...I remember with great pleasure my visit to your hospitable roof...P.S. the formidable appearance of this stationery is due to the fact that I have not got settled down." Usual folds; slightly chipped at the edges. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store ]
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        ETERNIDADES. Verso (1916 - 1917.)

      Tip.-Lit. de Angel Alcoy,, Madrid 1918 - 12.5x18.5. 177pp. 3h. Muy buen ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Co-Operation and the Future of Industry / by Leonard S. Woolf

      London : G. Allen & Unwin Ltd. , 1918. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : 141 p. ; 19 cm. Subject: Cooperation - Great Britain. "Arthur Holness' copy with his stamp to the front fly-leaf. Near fine in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong."

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

      London: Humphrey Milford. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 750 COPIES, of Hopkins's first book. "After Hopkins' death, Robert Bridges began to publish a few of Hopkins's most mature poems in anthologies, hoping to prepare the way for wider acceptance of his style. By 1918, Bridges, then poet laureate, judged the time opportune for the first collected edition. It appeared but sold slowly. Not until 1930 was a second edition issued, and thereafter Hopkins' work was recognized as among the most original, powerful, and influential literary accomplishments of his century; it had a marked influence on such leading 20th-century poets as T.S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, and C. Day Lewis" (John Cowie Reid). London: Humphrey Milford, 1918. Octavo, original half buckram over original blue boards; custom box. Complete with two portraits of Hopkins and two plates of facsimile manuscripts. Some spots to binding (mostly around edges). Browning to spine with a little rubbing to spine label. A few neat pencil marks in a few margins (noting, perhaps, favorite poems) and some neat scholarly notes in pencil on the blank free endpapers. A very good copy of a rare and important work.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        KONSTITUTSIYA ("Constitution of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic"). First Edition

      Moscow: VTsIK, 1918. Text in Russian. 4to (10-1/4 x 7) Softcover. Pictorial cover; decorations in red and black inside. [First Soviet Constitution, published after the newspaper version. - Rare] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        The New Europe : (The Slav Standpoint. ) / by Thomas G. Masaryk

      "London : Printed By Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd. " "London : Printed By Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd. ", 1918. True 1st edition. "Physical desc. : 74 p. ; 33 cm. The true 1st edition published for private circulation only. Subject: World War, 1914-1918 - Peace. Reconstruction (1914-1939)" "Very good paperback copy. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong"

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        LOS HERALDOS NEGROS.

      Lima 1918 - 12x18.5. pp. 3 - 153pp. 2h. (índice y hoja de erratas.) La portada y pp. 75-76 en facsímil, la primera hoja de poesía reparada, faltando una esquina con pérdida de unas letras de texto; huella marginal de humedad en las últimas 27 hojas. Esta es el primer libro de Vallejo, publicado por la Editorial de Souza Ferreira (¿o Santiago Aguilar?), e impresa en los talleres de la Penitenciaría de Lima. Lleva fecha de 1918, pero sin encuadernar, a la espera de un prólogo de Abraham Valdelomar, que finalmente no materializó; el libro no vio la luz hasta Julio (o agosto según Larrea) de 1919. Vallejo está hoy considerado por muchos como el poeta más grande del continente suramericano, y este libro contiene poemas de enorme fuerza y belleza. Es un libro de extraordinaria rareza. Después de una larga búsqueda hemos localizado un ejemplar en la BNE, 3 en la BN de Perú, uno en Strasbourg, uno en Library of Congress, y algunos pocos en universidades americanas, pero nuestra tarea ha sido complicada por la existencia de numerosas ediciones fantasma de 1918; algunas resultan ser facsímiles,(quizás fotocopias ya que no hemos encontrado constancia de que se haya publicado una edición facsímil,) pero otras se proclaman como ediciones de este poemario de este mismo año, pero publicadas en Nueva York o Buenos Aires. La BNE anuncia una 5ª ed. por Losada de 1918 No hemos encontrado constancia de ningún ejemplar ofrecido a la venta en los últimos veinte años. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. Tela con sobrecubierta, estuche. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Catholic Tales and Christian Songs

      Oxford: B. H. Blackwell, 1918. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 64 p. 19 cm. Woodcut on cover depicting God crowned, the alpha and the omega. Dingbats repeated throughout. Publisher's colophon to rear. First edition. Paper-covered boards with flaps, top of spine torn, torn bottom front, a few some smudges front and back, a few small tears to edge. Some smudging and pencil on front endpaper. Pages uncut, fore-edges smudged. Dorothy Sayers was best known for her Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries, but she also wrote religious works, essays, poetry, and made a translation of Dante's Divine Comedy. Very few copies of this limited run have survived.

      [Bookseller: Attic Books]
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        The Flying Parliament and Other Poems

      New York: James T. White & Co, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Babcock appears to have written extensiveley for Harper's Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly and other publications, but this appears to be here only published book of poetry. First Printing. 128 pp. 12mo. Red cloth covered boards with gold embossed floral design, almost Art Nouveau, to front coverand spine. Considerable wear to baords, light burmping to corners, fraying to head and foot of spine. Spine also darkened from sunning. Top edge of text block is gilded, deckled edge to foredge and foot.

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        ZORI ("Dawns"). The Magazine of the Western Commune. No. 1-2 (Double Issue, the only published)

      [Smolensk], 1918 Only one issue ever published. Text in Russian. 8vo (8-3/4" x 6-3/4") softcover in oblong (9" x 9") wrapper. (After the cover was printed, the format and contents of the magazine has been changed.) Illustrated cover, decorations in text. Authors: Andrey Bely, Petr Oreshin, et al. Decorations by Petr Lalenkov, Cheslav Stefansky, and Ivan Khozerov. Cover by Petr Lalenkov. Very Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library, not listed in PPS, not listed in Smits. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website..

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        TAMBOURS ET TROMPETTES

      Devambez, Paris 1918 - Portfolio, 19" x 13". Tri-folding portfolio, containing 10, color plates, loose as issued. Color title page, SIGNED by Arnoux. Tri-colored ribbons. Front board detached. Lower folding flap lacking. All 10 plates present and in near fine condition, except 3 plates age toned, primarily on the reverse (non-image) side of the plate. The three plates toned are: Le trompette du Roy, Le Tambour des Mousquetaire, and Le Tambour des Gardes. Numbered 21 out of a 475 limited edition. Overall very good, with 7 near fine plates, 3 very good plates, housed in a good portfolio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frey Fine Books]
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        The Quebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence River near the City of Quebec on the Line of the Canadian National Railways. Report of the Government Board of Engineers

      Text vol.: Photographic frontis. & numerous photographic illus., diagrams, & tables in the text. 259 pp. Plate vol.: 3 p.l. of text & 111 folding lithographed plates. Two vols. Large oblong 4to, orig. cloth (a little spotted). N.p.: 1918. The Quebec Bridge, spanning the St. Lawrence about nine miles above Quebec, replaced an earlier structure designed by Thomas Cooper in 1900 to carry the railway over the river. On 29 August 1907 it collapsed without warning in a matter of only fifteen seconds, killing several men and making bridge history as the most spectacular structural failure to that time. A photograph of the ruins shows the entire bridge virtually unrecognizable as such, the structure compressed into a compact mass of steel spaghetti. As a result of the investigation, the detailing of compression members in particular and bridge engineering in general were raised to a much higher level of scientific analysis and design. The second bridge, designed by Ralph Modjeski and completed in 1917, was its successor. A cantilever structure, it was based on the Forth Bridge, and it too had its problems. The 5000 ton center span collapsed into the river on 11 September 1916 as it was being hoisted vertically into position. One of the photographs in the book shows it at the precise moment when it struck the water. A new span was successfully lifted almost exactly a year later, the final pins being driven in on 20 September 1917. On 17 October the first train crossed the bridge; a regular freight service began on 3 December; and on 22 August 1919 the bridge was formally opened by the Prince of Wales. With a span of 1800 feet between the two main piers it was the largest of its kind in the world. This is the final report of the Board of Engineers, headed by Ralph Modjeski, and it forms the definitive account of the bridge, with a survey of the historical background and the story of the earlier structure, followed by all the technical information of the new one. The text is amply supported by the working drawings and many excellent photographs of the earlier bridge, the two disasters, progress of construction, first train crossing, the official opening etc. Fine set. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        ARGONAVTY ("Argonauts"). Magazine of Arts. 1918 Nos. 1 & 2 (Complete)

      Ekaterinoslav: "Iskusstvo", 1918 Text in Russian. Large 4to (11-1/2" x 9-1/8") stapled wraps. Artists: Mikhail Ivanovich Sapozhnikov, A. Bibikov. Only two issues published. Aesthetics - Art - Bibliography - Book reviews - Chronicle - Culture - Literary criticism - Music - Poetry - Prose - Public Education - Sculpture - Theater - Symbolism - Korolenko - Rodin - Rimsky-Korsakov - Tchaikovsky. Very Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library, not listed in PPS. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        With the Motor Transport in British East Africa February, 1916 - November, 1918

      London: printed by Headley Brothers [for the family],, [c1920]. Octavo. Original fawn cloth-backed blue paper boards, lettered in black on the upper board. Portrait frontispiece and 2 other plates. A little rubbed, free endpapers quite browned and foxed, the text-block less so, a very good copy. First and only edition. Uncommon, COPAC has BL and Southampton only, OCLC adds just Toronto Public Library and Texas A & M. Essentially a memorial volume, Terrell died of cerebral malaria in November 1918, containing his letters home and his log-book, and dedicated by his mother to her son's comrades of the 599th Co. M.T. A.S.C., British East African Expeditionary Force. Prints the letter of condolence received from the sergeant's mess Dar-es-Salaam as an epilogue, "Our hardships out here have not been recounted by Reuter's Agency, but are known only to those undergoing them. Short food, bad water, excessive heat and exposure, coupled with lack of medical comforts, gave us our baptism of the tropics … Now at the completion of things generally, those that have "stuck it" are asked to continue "sticking it" until the inevitable happens, and one succumbs. A fortune of war that to you has meant a sacrifice, we again tender our deepest sympathy." Ownership inscription of E.F. Poulson to the front pastedown, 1940s army pay-book loosely inserted showing Poulson to have been a Mechanic Sergeant of 21 years service, and therefore in all likelihood a participant in events described. An emotive and desirable account of the campaign in East Africa.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hunger Breeds Madness--Woodrow Wilson: America's Food Must Save the World [poster]

      (N.-pl.): United States Food Administration, [ca. 1918-1919]. Poster Poster. Very Good. Roughly 20 by 30.25 inches. Stone lithograph printed by Schmidt Litho in San Francisco. Produced late in the First World War or soon after the armistice, the poster promoted the US Food Administration (USFA), led by Herbert Hoover, which was responsible for feeding most of Europe in the immediate aftermath of the war. The image depicts a European city in the background and a family in the foreground. A woman sits slumped over her dead or dying child, an empty bowl at her feet. The boy's father stands, fist clenched, a torch in the other hand, staring at the city. President Wilson's quote, 'Hunger breeds madness' and the image suggests anarchy if Europe is allowed to starve. Grebs (1877-1964), a native of Germany, was the San Francisco art director for Foster and Kleiser Co., which produced this poster for the USFA. He also taught commercial illustration at the California School of Fine Arts (alongside Maynard Dixon), lectured at Stanford, and later headed his own commercial graphics firm. Mounted on linen. A few small tears have been repaired in the margins. With a few small areas of abrasion where the surface was apparently cleaned, mostly in the printed border.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        20 Farbige Steinzeichnungen aus dem Feld von Eugen Osswald. Zu Gansten der Wittwen und Waisen Kasse des Bayer. Landw. Inf. Regt. Nr.1

      Bayer: Wehrmann, 1918. First edition. Signed by Author.. Portfolio. (45 x 35cm). Introduction and title list. 15 only (of 20) coloured lithographs. Titles and artist's name in pencil to margins. 14 plates with drawing-pin holes or nicks to each corner margin. One plate (Heu Ernte bei den Stellungen) has margin cut down (and no pin holes), but retains title and artist's name in pencil. This plate also has light fold crease across centre. Plates loosely inserted in portfolio, cover illustrated in b/w, with original ties. Portfolio with grey and white illustrated pastedowns and fold-overs. Portfolio paper backstrip professionally repaired with cloth (saving inner decorated paper). Fold-over hinges strengthened with Japanese tissue. Lithographs bright and clean. Beautiful impressions of soldiering, farming, nursing, cameraderie in the front line during the first world war. Please feel free to ask for digital images of plates.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        Warszawa Zacheta

      - Typ: fotografia; Haslo: Warszawa; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo mazowieckie (warszawskie); Sygnatura: Fotografia sygnowana w prawym dolnym rogu awersu suchym tlokiem autora: "H. Poddebski".; Technika: Fotografia; Format: 120x170.; Datowanie: Ok. 1918 (?); Inf o autorze: H. Poddebski (21.09.1890-1945 Veihingen k. Stuttgartu) wybitny polski fotograf specjalizujacy sie w fotografii krajoznawczej (ok. 20.000 fotografii), w tej dziedzinie bliski wspolpracownik Mieczyslawa Orlowicza, prowadzil wlasny zaklad fotograficzny w Warszawie przy ul. Marszalkowskiej 125, zaslynal jako fotoreporter Warszawy, znany, wziety i bardzo ceniony fotograf okresu miedzywojnia, zmarl w niemieckim obozie, zob. Katalog fotografii krajoznawczych ss.166-167 i Plazewski 2003 s.414, Malgorzata Florczak: Henryk Poddebski (1890-1945) w: Kresy w fotografii Henryka Poddebskiego. Lublin AD REM 2010 (brak biogramu artysty w PSB!).; Uwagi: Na rewersie fotografii odreczny opis olowkiem z epoki (odautorski ?) oraz pieczec: "Polskie Tow. Krajoznawcze".; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura galerie sztuki / Architektur Kunstgalerien/Kunstgalerie / architecture art galleries/art gallery; Fotografia w ladnym stanie, bardzo nieznacznie uszkodzone rogi i gorny margines, rysa w kompozycji fotografii.

      [Bookseller: POLIART Beata Kalke]
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        Heavenly Bridegrooms: An Unintentional Contribution to the Erotogenetic Interpretation of Religion

      New York: n.p., 1918. Wraps. Very good. First separate edition. 8vo. 121,(1),3pp. Printed wraps. A fine copy. Originally published over seven issues of the Alienist and Neurologist between 1915 and 1917, Shroeder pulls together the writings of Ida C., the earthly wife of an angel (in her own words), who died 22 years previous to this publication. Considered an obscene sex manual by local authorities; Craddock was jailed on morality charges several times. But Aleister Crowley says no Magick library is complete without this title. A very good copy with only a race of wear to the spine. Housed in a custom leather-backed clamshell case. Rare.

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        Dessins faits aux Armées

      No place: no publisher, no date, , c.1918. Folio (410 × 333 mm). Original portfolio brown half cloth on marbled boards, gilt-printed label with Cubist design to the upper board. Signed limitation leaf, general title and first plate in outline and pochoir, 2 section titles, and 20 plates. Portfolio just a little rubbed at the extremities, lacking one tie, first few plates slightly rolled at the top edge, but overall very good. First edition, an edition of 120 copies, this one of 100 on Japon Impérial, with two plates in two states. Mare exhibited at the Indépendants and the Salon d'Automne where he became associated with his schoolboy friend Fernand Léger, Roger de La Fresnaye, Segonzac, Marinot and the Duchamps. In 1912 their Maison Cubiste created a sensation, and established Mare's career. During World War I he was one of the creators of the French camouflage section, and in 1916 he was seriously wounded while setting up observation posts. Following the war he established the Compagnie des Arts Français, and worked extensively as interior designer with the architect Louis Süe, becoming recognised one of the founders of Art Deco, and drawing numerous prestigious commissions including Jean Patou's home and the French Embassy at Washington. His health was weakened by having been gassed during the war, and for the last years of his life he concentrated on painting, retaining the Cubist style of his earlier years. He died of tuberculosis in 1932, aged just 47. This portfolio of highly stylish images drawn from his time with French and British armies at the front is extremely uncommon, just six locations on OCLC, only the Art Institute of Chicago and Brown outside of France, only two copies traced at auction.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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..

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        VESTNIK NARODNOGO PROSVESHCHENIYA SOYUZA KOMMUN... ("Bulletin of People's Education of the Union of Communes of the Northern Province"). [Public Education Magazine]. 1918 No. 6-8

      Petrograd, 1918. Text in Russian. Small folio (12" x 8-1/2") softcover. Portraits of Lunacharsky by Ivan Bogdanovich Streblov. Authors: Anatoly Lunacharskiy, Arthur Lurye, et al. Covers by Petr Miturich. Culture - Propaganda - Art - Book reviews - Chronicle - Libraries - Music - Politics - Public Education - Engineering - Lunacharsky - Arthur Lurie - Krupskaya - Etc. Rare. Not in MOMA, not in British Library. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website..

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        THE PROMISE OF AIR

      NEW YORK NY DUTTON (E.P.) PUB 1918. - VG/VG. BOOK IS VERY NICE WITH THE SPINE PANEL TANNED AND AN OWNERSHIP INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. D.J. IS WORN AT THE CORNERS WITH A 3/4" DEPTH TRIANGULAR CHIP AT THE TOP OF THE SPINE PANEL THAT ELIMINATES THE "E" IN "PROMISE" , A 1 1/4" VERTICAL PIECE MISSING AT THE TOP REAR SPINE EDGE, A COUPLE OF SHORT EDGE TEARS, SOME SURFACE CHIPPING TO THE VERTICAL FOLDS, AND A SMALL HOLE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SPINE PANEL. A VERY NICE COPY OF THE RARE PRINTED JACKET. FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Short Note on the Design and Issue of Postage Stamps Prepared by the Survey of Egypt for His Highness Husein Emir & Sherif of Mecca & King of the Hejaz (Limited Edition of 200 of ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED AND DESIRABLE VOLUMES OF PHILATELIC LITERATURE)

      Cairo: Survey of Egypt and Government Press, 1918. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. (Collectibles) LAWRENCE, T.E. ('Lawrence of Arabia'). A Short Note on the Design and Issue of Postage Stamps Prepared by the Survey of Egypt for His Highness Husein Emir & Sherif of Mecca & King of the Hejaz. Cairo, Egypt: Survey of Egypt and Government Press, 1918. Single Volume in original limp boards. 7 1/2 X 11 Inches. Housed in (assumed) original plain paper wrap. Amazingly scarce issue of this supremely collectible book by Lawrence of Arabia. An unnumbered and undedicated copy of the 200 copies printed in 1918. 'While he was going quietly nutty as a desk jockey in Cairo attached to Britian's Egyptian Survey in 1916 during World War I, T.E. Lawrence, not yet the legendary Lawrence of Arabia, worked on a project that became the symbolic first shot fired in the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire... He designed and printed postage stamps.' (Credited to Stephen Gertz) The book is one of the most attractive in the philatelic genre. It describes in detail the aspects of the production process including paper, printing, inks, watermarks etc... All pages intact. Covers bright and clean. All nine stamps intact on second page of text as issued. Slight 1/4 inch closed tear to front fly. Paper wrap creased with several closed tears and chips at folds. Obviously a well cared example that exceeds the condition of any available for comparison that we can locate.

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        Pour hater la Victoire et pour nous revoir bientot, Souscrivez!

      Paris: Comptoir National d'Escompte de Paris, 1918. unbound. very good. Poster. Color lithograph, linen-backed. Poster measures 47" x 31.5". French World War I poster. Two women, one Alsatian and the other from Lorraine, representing France's plea for war bond investment. Wear and slight losses along edges.

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        THEY SHALL NOT PERISH Campaign for $30, 000, 000 / American Committee for Relief in the Near East / Armenia - Greece - Syria - Persia

      This the original lithograph printed by the American Lithographic Co. The image is a female with arm up holding a sword which is angled horizontally across the top of the image with a shield behind it. The figure has a helmet-like hat in red, white, and blue stars and stripes. The figure is clothed in a long dress with many folds. An American flag comes from the right of the figure around her back, then down and around a young girl who is clutching the legs of a female figure. The background is a dark charcoal, the background of the text at the bottom of the poster is a light grey. The main colors are white, cream, grey, soft blue, and a bright red and soft red. This poster was designed and executed by Douglas Volk. His name is printed in written characters on the poster with a 1918 date. His monogram is above the plate signature, in white. (Douglas Volk b. 1856 - d. 1935. He studied under Jean-Leon Gerome at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. He was professor and and the first director at the Minneaolis School of Fine Arts in the years before and after 1890. He was a portrait artist, some with detailed landscape backgrounds. He was also well known for historical paintings. There are three horizontal and one vertical fold marks - gentle, soft folds. The image is in fine condition, the edges of the poster have some wear - three corners are chipped (nickel size) . There is a closed tear a little above the center on the left that extends into the image about 3/4 of an inch, then in an up direction for about two inches - closed tear. There is an edge chip at the top - about 3/4" into the margin from the edge. There are two pin punctures in the margin about 1 inch away from the image - top left corner. The paper is generally crisp and clean. No smudges, no foxing. The poster is covered with an acetate. The acetate and lighting creates a vertical glare that is not present on the print. All folds are soft folds, not hard creased. The image size is 37" h x 24 7/8" w. The outside dimensions of the poster are 40" h x 30" w. The poster will be carefully packaged. ; -

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        The F - 5L FLYING BOAT HANDBOOK. Navy Department. Bureau of Construction and Repair. December, 1918

      Washington:: Government Printing Office,. 1918.. 8" x 4-7/8". 1st edition. 47, [1 (blank)] pp.. Brown muslin cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board.. Light-to-average wear. Prior owner signature & address label [to. t.p. lower margin] of George Page Jr. A VG+ copy of a rare early-. aviation manual.. This manual "is designed to give the most satisfactory method of unpacking and assembling the model F-5L flying boat, together with information and suggestions which may prove valuable in its care and maintenance." [Introduction]. & & The F-5L was "a variant of the Felixstowe F.5 that was designed by Commander John C. Porte of the Royal Navy. This US version had Liberty engines, which were noted in its designation with the letter "L". 138 F-5Ls were produced by the United States Navy's Naval Aircraft Factory: 60 by Curtiss, and 30 by Canadian Aeroplanes of Toronto. ... In April 1919, one of these F-5L flying boats, flown by Lieutenant H. B. Grow, set a flight endurance record of 20 hours and 19 minutes." ["Ancient Seaplanes"]. & & Page a rather well-known individual in the aviation industry, taking his first solo flight in 1913, was one of the first to fly scheduled planes to foreign destinations as a pilot for American Trans-Oceanic [1920-21], and "who in 1943 became Director of Engineering for the entire airplane division of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. From his headquarters in St. Louis, he was credited with designing some sixty models for the company. Perhaps his most celebrated achievement was the C-46 "Commando," the cargo-carrying bulwark of the war effort." [Horgan, City of Flight]. . Illustrated with 57 figures/images, many from b/w photographs; 10 are fold-out diagrams at rear.

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        Order of the British Empire Document Signed

      Partially printed Document Signed. Order of the British Empire Document Signed by Edward VII ("Edward P") as Grand Master, and with the stamped (not original) signature of his father King George V. Dated 1 January 1918. Large quarto sheet (watermarked "J. Whatman Hand Made 1917") folded into four pages. A faint bend in one corner and a small stain in the upper right corner, near fine. The recipient was Harold Augustus Fortington, a wealthy businessman. With a typed note of transmission from the Central Chancery, and with the original mailing envelope, which exhibits some wear. .

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        Original Dust Jacket Art: The Secret Witness by George Gibbs

      (London): Hodder & Stoughton. (circa 1918). First. 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. .

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        Stara boznica. Lublin. Kalinowszczyzna

      - Typ: litografia; Haslo: Lublin; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo lubelskie (lubelskie); Sygnatura: Rycina sygnowana na plycie: "Stara boznica. Lublin Kalinowszczyzna. J. Gumowski 917".; Technika: Litografia; Format: 339x492, tablica 390x560.; Pochodzenie: Z: teki graficznej: Motywy architektury polskiej. Zeszyt 3 Lublin. Krakow 1918.; Inf o autorze: J. K. Gumowski (20.10.1883 Kroscienko - 6.11.1946 Krakow) malarz, rysownik i grafik, w latach 1902-1909 studiowal w krakowskiej ASP u J. Mehoffera i K. Laszczki, studia artystyczne we Wloszech, Monachium i Paryzu, autor licznych litografii i autolitografii (poczawszy od 1914) o motywach architektonicznych w tym licznych tek graficznych, zob. obszerny biogram w SAP t.2 ss.518-520.; Literatura: Gronska 1994 poz. 226; szczegolowo Jerzy Zywicki: Jana Gumowskiego motywy polskie. Studium o tekach litograficznych. Lublin Wydawnictwo UMCS 2003.; Uwagi: Zachowana cala tablica. Efektowna rycina. Rycina faktycznie przedstawia owczesny pofranciszkanski kosciol, od 1817 bez charakteru sakralnego, ponownie kosciol ksiezy salezjanow od 1927, remonty i przebudowy zmienily m. in. zewnetrzny wyglad bryly, zob. ww. praca J. Zywickiego ss.150-151 (calosc tekstu nt. teki lubelskiej ss.136-157 z ilustracjami wszystkich rycin).; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura koscioly / Architektur Kirchen/Kirche / architecture churches/church / Lithographie / lithograph; Rycina w dosc ladnym stanie, nieznaczne pogniecenia prawego marginesu i slaby (stary) slad olowka.

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        Sketch Book of the Cleveland Indians

      Davis and Cannon Printers, 1918. First Edition. Fine. Lee Stanley. Rare, first edition of the first Cleveland Indians baseball team yearbook when they played at League Park built in 1916. This is crisp, unusually clean copy of the rare first edition of the Cleveland Indians' first published yearbook. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied.

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        CRÓNICA DOS FRADES MENORES (1209-1285). [ENCADERNAÇÃO ARTÍSTICA ARMORIADA DO CONDE DE SUCENA

      - Manuscrito do século XV, agora publicado inteiramente pela primeira vez e acompanhado de introdução, anotações, glossário e índice onomástico por José Joaquim Nunes sócio correspondente da Academia das Sciencias de Lisboa. Imprensa da Universidade. Coimbra. 1918. 2 volumes. In 8º gr. (de 24x16 cm) com lxiii, 436 e 389 pags. Encadernações artísticas armoriadas inteiras de pele ao gosto do século xviii, com finos ferros a ouro nas lombadas e rolados nas esquadrias das pastas (com super-libris armoriado do Conde de Sucena). Corte das folhas carminado à cabeça. Exemplar preserva as capas de brochura e apresenta em ambos os volumes o magnifico ex-libris e o no fim do 1.º volume o registo bibliográfico de entrada na Biblioteca do Conde de Sucena. Obra com a transcrição do manuscrito quatrocentista; e um extenso glossário e índice onomástico nas últimas 100 páginas do 2º volume. Contém a vida e os milagres dos primeiros santos da Ordem de São Framcisco, incluindo a vida e os milagres do mesmo santo e de outros fundadores, bem a como a vida e milagres de Santo António de Lisboa (e de Pádua) entre as páginas 226 e 295 do primero volume. 2 volumes. Bindings: full calf artistically gilt, at spines and frames of the folders (with super-libris armoriado of Count Sucena). Cut the leaves carmine at tops. Copy preserves both covers and has ex-libris from the Library of the Count of Sucena. Work with the transcription of the 15th Century manuscript, and a glossary in the last 100 pages of the 2nd volume. Contains the life and miracles of the first saints of the Order of St. Francis, including the life and miracles of St. Francis and other founders, as well as the life and miracles of Saint Anthony of Lisbon (and Padova) between pages 226 and 295 of the 1st volume. Location/localizacao: 1-A2

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        Group of 20 Books by Demyan Bedniy

      Kharkov, Petrograd [Leningrad], Moscow: 1918-1934 Author: Demyan Bedni. Text in Russian. Most of the books have illustrations and/or illustrated covers by Petr Aliakrinsky, Georgy Berendgof, Tatyana Mavrina, Arkady Shcherbakov, et al. In various condition. Rare, especially as a group. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, one book in British Library. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website..

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        BEOBI. GRAMMATIKA YAZYKA CHELOVECHESTVA "AO" ("The Grammar of the Language of the Mankind"). First Edition

      Moscow: Chelovechestvo (Pananarchisty), [1918] Text in Russian. 6" x 4-3/4" stapled. Illustrated with charts. Missing cover? A book on a "cosmic" language seems to be invented by the author for international and cosmic communications. The language strongly connected with numbers. A kind of experiment probably close to zaum' by Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh, et al. A very unusual book. (The only reference found is the article by Sergej Kuznecov "Linguistica Cosmica".) Extremely Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library. Click two times on the image to enlarge. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        NO TE ESCAPARAS (En vano huye una hermosa bailarina de los muchos pajarracos que la persiguen: el más atrevido, o el más cazurro elevado en hombros de otros, caerá sobre ella más tarde o temprano. (Ore, Duro, Godoy y la Dutim.)

      - "IMPRESOR-LUGAR: Madrid, Real Calcografía, 1918. PUBLICACIÓN: Serie de Los CAPRICHOS.DESCRIPCIÓN FÍSICA : Grabado calcográfico. Aguafuerte, aguatinta bruñida y punta seca. Blanco y negro con tonalidades sepia sobre papel verjurado que busca la similitud a la primera edición. Papel sin la filigrana y mas fino que el habitual en esta edición. 210 x 150 mm de huella en papel de 310 x 225 mm. Numerada en su ángulo superior derecho con 72. Título en plancha en su parte inferior.CONSERVACIÓN: Buena impresión con todos los márgenes.REFERENCIAS:T. Harris, Goya: Engravings and Lithographs, 2 vol.; vol. II, Catalogue Raisonné, Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1964. Wilson-Bareau, Vie et oeuvre de Francisco de Goya, comprenant l?oeuvre complet illustré, Friburgo: Office du Livre, 1970. Ed. en español, Vida y obra de Francisco Goya: reproducción de su obra completa, pinturas, dibujos y grabados, Barcelona: Juventud, 1974, n. 585.Estampa 72, que corresponde a la serie de Los Caprichos en su Décima edición de 1918 de la que se realizó una edición limitada a 170 ejemplares de altísima calidad, tras proceder a la limpieza y acerado de las planchas originales resultando por sus características técnicas la más valorada tras la esplendida cuarta edición.La primera edición impresa en 1799. Goya las llamó estampas "asuntos caprichosos que se prestaban a presentar las cosas en ridículo, fustigar prejuicios, imposturas e hipocresías consagradas por el tiempo" y salieron anunciadas como "Colección de estampas de asuntos caprichosos, inventadas y grabadas al aguafuerte por don Francisco de Goya" dotadas con una gran carga crítica que por temor a la Inquisición fueron retiradas de la venta las que no habían sido vendidas y regaladas al monarca junto con las planchas." Año: 1918

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        Eigenhändiger Brief m. U

      Wien I. Grabenhotel (1918).. 4°. 15 Zeilen. Ränder gelocht u. rissig. Erschütterndes Dokument aus seiner letzten Lebensphase. - "... nachdem ich vor 14 Wochen Nachts auf der Steinstiege meines Hotels einen schweren doppelten Bruch der linken Hand erlitten habe, verbunden in meinem Lebensalter (60) mit: tieffsten Lebens-Melancholieen (sic!), so weiß ich es nicht, wann ich Ihrem ehrenvollen Auftrage werde nachkommen können!?! Jedenfalls dankend Ihr von schlimmstem Lebens-Schicksale verfolgter Peter Altenberg".

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        MOBILIZING WOMAN-POWER. With a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt

      New York:: The Womans Press,. 1918.. Crown 8vo. 1st edition. 195 pp. Appendix ('Documents Used in Women's War-Work in England and France').. Light brown vertically-ribbed cloth stamped in blue, with a decorative frame surrounding the front board title stamping.. A solid VG copy (spine slightly darkened, with blue lettering a bit. dull/minor extremity wear).. 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]. . Illustrated with a Frontis & 12 inserted plates.

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        Tirages ancien.

      Subject: (Epinal). Album in-4 m.tela con 36 tavole colorate a pochoir all'epoca (1918 circa) su carta uniformemente brunita : tavole di soldati, battaglie ed un gioco di percorso.

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        MAGIC PUDDING:ADVENTURES OF BUNYIP BLUEGUM

      1918. 2. LINDSAY,NORMAN. THE MAGIC PUDDING: ADVENTURES OF BUNYIP BLUEGUM and His Friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff written and illustrated by NORMAN LINDSAY. Sydney: L. Angus & Robertson (1918). 4to (9 x 11 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight bit of toning to edge of covers else Fine condition IN DUST WRAPPER with mounted color plate (dw is VG+ with old repairs on verso at folds). First edition, First issue with patterned endpapers and spine stamped in gold. This is a marvelous fantasy featuring a koala bear, a penguin and a sailor and the quest for control of a magic cake that keeps becoming whole after slices are removed from it. Illustrated by Lindsay with color plate title plus full and partial page black and whites throughout the text. First issues of the most famous Australian children's book are rarely found so nice with the dust wrapper. See Muir Bibliography #4263.

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        Steep Trails California-Utah-Nevada-Washington-Oregon-TheGrand Canon

      HOUGHTON MIFFFLIN CO, BOSTON AND NY 1918 - three hundred and eighty copies of this large-paper edition were printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, in September 1918. Three hundred fifty copeis are for sale this is number 139, limited first edition, some rubbing on covers DATE PUBLISHED: 1918 EDITION: FIRST ED 390 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Notes on Guns, Gears and Sights. Turnberry 1918. WWI Aerial Combat. With Notes on the Vickers Gun, Deflection and Theory of Sighting, etc

      Ayr: Observer Office, 1918.. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed. Occasional foxing and minor marks. 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). 103pp. With 45 pasted-in photographs of the Vickers gun, biplanes, sights, etc. Lavishly illustrated item on gunnery training for WWI biplane pilots.

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