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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

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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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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        NEMOE ISKUSSTVO ("The Silent Art"). Cinema Magazine. 1918 No. 1 (The only published)

      Moscow, 1918. Text in Russian. Folio (13-1/2" x 10-1/4") softcover. Profusely illustrated. Only one issue ever published. Cinema - Actors - Chronicle - Criticism - Poetry - Posters - Futurism - Symbolism - Art Deco - D. Burliuk - Mayakovsky - Etc. Very Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website..

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        RZHANOYE SLOVO ("The Rye Word"). The Revolutionary Reader of the Futurists. First Edition

      Petrograd, 1918. 4to (11 x 8). Softcover. Text in Russian. Cover design by Vladimir Mayakovsky. Cover of this book was reproduced in the catalogue "The Russian Avant-garde Book" (MOMA collection). [Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): The most famous Soviet poet. - Kamensky, Vasily (1884-1961): well-known Russian and Soviet poet, founders of the Russian Futurism. - Burliuk, David (1882-1967): Well-known Russian Avant-garde artist, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Studied in Munich and Paris. Friend of Mayakovsky. One of the founders of "Knave of Diamonds". After Russian Revolution emigrated. Lived in the United States. Exhibited on futurist exhibitions; after 1917: in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Rare.] Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        GRIADUSHCHAYA KUL'TURA. ("Coming Culture"). Magazine of Proletarian Creative Work. 1918 No. 1 (The only published)

      Tambov: Proletkul't, 1918 Text in Russian. Folio (13-1/2" x 10-1/4") stapled wraps. The only issue published. Old library stamp. Proletkult magazine. Aesthetics - Bibliography - Chronicle - Literary criticism - Poetry - Politics - Prose - Public Education - Sociology - Theater. Very Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library, not listed in PPS, not listed in Smits. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        A MONOGRAPH OF THE PHEASANTS. Four Volumes. [Set Belonging to Frank Buck]

      London:: Witherby,, 1918. First Edition. Very Good++. FOUR VOLUMES. Complete Set. Four Very Good++ hardback First Editions LIMITED TO 600 COPIES. THIS IS No. 118. Bound in original maroon cloth with gilt lettering spines and front covers, top edges gilt. With 90 Colored plates after A. Thornburn, G. E. Lodge, H. Gronvold, L. A. Fuertes, C. R. Knight, et. al., 88 photogravure plates from photographs by W. Beebe et. al., and 20 distribution maps printed in red and black. Mild soil and scuffs covers. Glue residue ffep of Volume I. Mild dampstain ffep and lower edge of Volume I. Not affecting images. Folios. xlix, 198 pp. xv, 269 pp. xvi, 204 pp. xv, 242 pp.

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        VREMENNIK TEATRAL'NOGO OTDELA NKP ("Chronicle of the Theater Section of the Peoples Commissariat of Education") Nos. 1 & 2 (All published)

      Petersburg-Moscow: TEO NKP, 1918-1919 Complete (Two issues published in all). Text in Russian. Folio (12" x 8-1/4"), stapled. Editor: Vsevolod Meyerhold. Actors - Ballet - Bibliography - Chronicle - Cinema - Circus - Correspondence - Culture - Dance - History - Libraries - Moscow - Museums - Music - Petrograd - Propaganda - Public Education - Publishing - Puppet show - Revolution - St. Petersburg - Theater - etc. Very Rare. Not in MOMA, not in Getty, not in British Library. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website..

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        SYNYA PTASHKA ("The Blue Bird")

      Kiiv: Krinitsia, 1918. Softcover. Text in Ukrainian. Illustrated cover by Ocrym Sudomora. [Printed during the period of Russian revolution and Civil War. Very Rare]. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st thus..

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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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        The World Crisis: The Aftermath, 1918-1928

      This is a first edition, first printing in dust jacket of the fifth book in Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War, titled "The World Crisis".  This volume deals with the postwar years 1918 to 1928. Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. The U.S. is the true first edition, as U.S. Volume I publication preceded the British. Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual books between 1923 and 1931. Today, jacketed first editions are remarkably scarce - jacketed U.S. editions even more so than their British counterparts. This copy is near-fine in a very good minus dust jacket.  The russet cloth binding is square, clean, and tight with sharp corners, bright gilt, and nicely rounded spine.  As is expected with a jacketed copy we note no toning of the spine and only trivial wear at extremities.  The contents remain crisp and bright with no spotting and no previous ownership marks.  We note only some age-toning to the untrimmed fore edge and some dust soiling to the top edge.  The dust jacket is unclipped, still bearing the original $5.00 front flap price.  The jacket has light overall edge wear and minor chipping, with losses to a maximum depth of .25 inch at the spine ends, a .5 inch triangular chip at the upper rear face, and a .75 inch deep closed tear at the upper front face.  The spine is modestly and evenly toned with a faint stain at the tail.  The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(IV).a, Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.103

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        Exiles. A Play in Three Acts

      London Grant Richards Ltd 1918. G: in Good condition with protective cover contained in green cloth box. Cover slightly edge darkened. Spine label a little browned and cloth joints a little marked. Light foxing to eps and last few pages. Contents firm First English Edition Quarter green cloth with green board cover 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 158pp.

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        The World Crisis: The Aftermath, 1918-1928

      This is a first edition, first printing in dust jacket of the fifth book in Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War, titled "The World Crisis".  This volume deals with the postwar years 1918 to 1928. Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose. The U.S. is the true first edition, as U.S. Volume I publication preceded the British. Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual books between 1923 and 1931. Today, jacketed first editions are remarkably scarce - jacketed U.S. editions even more so than their British counterparts. This copy is near-fine in a very good minus dust jacket.  The russet cloth binding is square, clean, and tight with sharp corners, bright gilt, and nicely rounded spine.  As is expected with a jacketed copy we note no toning of the spine and only trivial wear at extremities.  The contents remain crisp and bright with no spotting and no previous ownership marks.  We note only some age-toning to the untrimmed fore edge and some dust soiling to the top edge.  The dust jacket is unclipped, still bearing the original $5.00 front flap price.  The jacket has light overall edge wear and minor chipping, with losses to a maximum depth of .25 inch at the spine ends, a .5 inch triangular chip at the upper rear face, and a .75 inch deep closed tear at the upper front face.  The spine is modestly and evenly toned with a faint stain at the tail.  The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(IV).a, Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.103

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        Views of Thessaloniki and a panorama of Lake Dojran, and surrounding area

      Macedonia: , 1918. Landscape octavo "album" of ten grey paper leaves with wraps of the same paper, card reinforcement strips at the "spine" edges, held together three brass paper-fasteners; together with an extensive photographic panorama comprised on 8 panels hinged with linen and opening 1800 mm. Album contains ten original aerial photographs (171 × 117 mm) mounted, of the area around Thessaloniki, inked captions opposite; panorama shows the lake and the overlooking hills. Wraps a little creased, and a touch sunned at the margins; one or two panels of the panorama also creased, and with a few short splits, but overall very good. An extremely interesting assemblage, the album including five images of the city of Thessaloniki, graphically showing the "fire area" from the previous year's disastrous conflagration, the harbour and the river Vardar with French destroyers, and the aerodrome "with the British hospital in its usual fool position"; and the panorama offering a sweeping vista across Lake Dojran and the surrounding plain. The panorama has a War Office label identifying the image as "Sal Grec Avancé … taken on 1.1.18 at 0700 hrs … angle of view approx. 150°". This was the scene of the Battle of Dojran, 18-19 September 1918, where a combined British/Greek push was repulsed by the Bulgarians with heavy casualties just ten days before the Armisitce of Thessaloniki.

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        Autographed Letter Signed

      1918. unbound. Outstanding autographed letter signed "Dunsany" with exceptional literary content, 3 pages, 4to. Nov. 5, 1918, War Office, on his embossed coat of arms letterhead. Written while he was still a Captain in the Royal Marines, injured, and briefly assigned to the War Department, to a fellow author, in part: " To thank anyone adequately for a work of art is beyond the scope of a letter, for art has no boundaries and there is something very finite about the Royal Mail...a gift of poetry is no ordinary gift...the first poem in it astonished me when I first saw it. I thought it a magnificent sonnet and think so still...for it is the first poem...and you named the book after it...and the rear-guard of your sonnet is, I think, as well chosen as your van-guard...marching behind the sun with just that air of sadness lit with triumph...which comes very well at the end. Of special note: Dunsany wrote this letter while still a Captain in the British Army and he uses military clichés when evaluating the sonnet. There is a little weakness at the center folds otherwise very good. According to autograph dealer and author Charles Hamilton: "Though you will not have any trouble locating a Lord Dunsany letter, finding one with literary content will be quite difficult".

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        English Fairy Tales. Retold by Flora Annie Steel.

      New York: Macmillan and Co., 1918 - Quarto. Full white roan, title and decoration to spine and front cover gilt, top edge gilt, housed in recent green slipcase. Mild spotting to page 203, else pages are fresh, spine rough due to leather being dried out, very light soiling to covers, else a very pretty copy. Frontispiece and 15 colour plates, each with lettered tissue guard, black and white illustrations in the text. Large paper US edition, limited to 250 copies, this being copy 18, not signed by author or illustrator.

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        English Fairy Tales

      New York: Macmillan and Co., , 1918. Retold by Flora Annie Steel. Quarto. Full white roan, title and decoration to spine and front cover gilt, top edge gilt, housed in recent green slipcase. Frontispiece and 15 colour plates, each with lettered tissue guard, black and white illustrations in the text. Mild spotting to page 203, else pages are fresh, spine rough due to leather being dried out, very light soiling to covers, else a very pretty copy. Large paper US edition, limited to 250 copies, this being copy 18, not signed by author or illustrator.

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        Geist der Utopie.

      München und Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot, 1918. Lex 8vo. Original dark grey-brown paper binding, printed in gold on front wrapper and spine. A tear across spine, crudely repaired with tape, also to front hinge. Apart from the spine, a fine and fresh copy. Old owner's name to title-page. 445 pp.. The rare first edition of Bloch's first major work, "The Spirit of Utopia", an expressionalist main work, which attempts to unite Marxism with Jewish-Christian messianism.The hugely influential German philosopher Ernst Bloch (1885-1977) was born as the son of Jewish parents in Ludwigshafen. He studied philosophy, physics, German and music in Munich and Würzburg and later became a main figure in Neomarxism. His first book, "Geist der Utopie" was written while Bloch was in exile in Switzerland during the First World War, and in this seminal work we find the cornerstones of his later so influential philosophy. In the "Spirit of Utopia", Bloch unites Marxism Jewish-Christian messianism by the common utopian element of both views: Hope, and faith in the fact that the world will and can become a better place. Bloch here set out to defend the attempts of humankind throughout history to create a humane world order, against the determinist socialism that viewed socialism as the inevitable result of history. With Marx and with the love and morality of religion, Bloch places man (that thinks of the common good) at the centre of his thinking as well as the metaphysical ideas of that which is not yet, but which can become. And thus he creates the spirit of utopia, due to which man can make the world a better place. This massive work of art begins with the powerful words: "What now? It is enough. Now we have to begin. Life has been put in our hands. In itself it has already become empty long ago. It staggers senselessly around, but we stand firm, and thus we want to be its Faustus and its ends." ("Wie nun? Es ist genug. Nun haben wir zu beginnen. In unsere Hände ist das Leben gegeben. Für sich selber ist es längst schon leer geworden. Es taumelt sinnlos hin und her, aber wir stehen fest, und so wollen wir ihm seine Faust und seine Ziele werden.") (P.9).The work was viewed as attacking the traditional Marxism of the time, and thus it was very controversial but also became hugely influential in the development of social liberation. Bloch is now considered one of the most undogmatic Marxists of the past century, and he influenced later political and philosophical thinkers enormously. Adorno himself cited this text of Bloch as having been transformative for his intellectual life, and as stated on the wrapper of the English translation, "When this work was first published, it had a profound effect on major thinkers and artists in Weimar Germany. A poetical philosophical treatise with unusual insights into culture and political commentary, Bloch' s book laid the groundwork for thinkers like Adorno and Benjamin." (Jack Zipes, University of Minnesota).This rare highly expressionist work consists of 445 pages of non-dogmatic strongly expressionistic and very influential recipes on and analyses of how man does and should behave in the humane world. "But in return, we paint like savages again, in the best sense, in the sense of the primordial, the restless, unconcerned, concerned. For this is more or less how the dancing-mask was carved. This is more or less how primitive man shaped his fetishes, if only the simple need to express oneself should again be the same" ("Aber dafür malen wir auch wieder wie die Wilden, im besten Sinn des Frühen, Unruhigen und Barbarischen genommen. So ungefähr wurde auch die Tanzmaske geschnitzt, so ungefähr baute sich der primitive Mensch seinen Fetisch zurecht, sollte auch nichts als die Not des Aussprechenmüssens wieder dieselbe geworden sein."). (P. 19).The work was much re-written, and the first editions differs from all later editions

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        The GREAT SIOUX TRAIL. A Story of Mountain and Plain. The Great West Series #1

      New York:: D. Appleton & Co.,. 1918.. Crown 8vo. 1st edition. Not in Smith. [10], 340, [2] pp. Last page blank.. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering & pictorial onlay to front board. Dust jacket.. VG+ (sq & tight)/VG (some chipping @ spine ends/other general wear).. Frontis & 3 inserted color plates by Charles L. Wrenn.

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        MOKUGO NIHONGASHU

      1918 - ASAI Chu^. MOKUGO NIHONGA SHU^. Kyoto: Unso^do^, (1909) 1927. Printed paper covers, tassle bound. This tall 4to sized volume (37 x 25.5 cm) which is an epitome of Asai Chu^'s "Japanese-style" painting is a companion to the MOKUGO TOAN-SHU^, which focussed on his design work. Asai is famous as one of the most important Japanese Western-style painters of the the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was also an accomplished tradition painter aswell, as this study shows. In the early years of this century after his return from several years in France and before his premature death in 1907, Asai taught design and painting in Kyoto and influenced some of the most important Japanese artists of the later 20th century. This work, published posthumously by his friends, is masterfully printed by Unso^do^ and includes 8 pages of color woodblock prints after his paintings and 37 pages of collotypes. This copy has been well loved - the covers are quite worn and there is a bit of thumbing and soiling internally. Nonetheless, a very scarce and important work on a neglected aspect of Asai Chu's work. This is the second printing of this work, but Unso^do^ printing runs were notoriously small.

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        Fortune

      Doubleday Page and Company Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company. 1918. First. First edition. Spine very slightly sunned, title page foxed, else very good or better lacking the dustwrapper. Author's own copy, with his Riverside Drive, New York address stamped on the front fly. Very scarce. .

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        FORTUNE

      Garden City:: Doubleday, Page & Company,, 1918. First Edition. Very Good+. A Very Good+ hardback First Edition First Printing with owner blindstamp ffep, minimal cover edge wear, mild age darkening front paste-down and ffep, mild soil edges. 8vo. 360 pp.

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        TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE

      1918. 1. POTTER,BEATRIX. TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE. London: Frederick Warne Ltd., no date [1918]. 12mo, brown boards., pictorial paste-on, [85]p., Fine condition. 1st edition, slightly later printing with correct endpapers and with quote marks before first line of p.39, with the "n" in London on title and "Ltd" in imprint. Quinby 25. Cahrming color illustrations opposite each page of text, printed on one side of the paper. This is a beautiful copy.

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        Franklin Library Pulitzer Prize Series - 53 Volumes (Complete) [Signed Easton Press]

      Franklin Library. LEATHER BOUND. Franklin Library's Pulitzer Prize series, complete in 53 full leather volumes with decorative bindings, gilded edges, moiré endpapers, silk ribbons, and sewn pages. Each limited edition volume has been illustrated by a different artist. Fine condition, with tight bindings, clean pages, and minor external wear; 15 volumes have spotting on boards more or less apparent depending on the color of the book. The set consists of Pulitzer winners from 1918 to 1979 and includes the following titles: The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington, Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington, One of Ours by Willa Cather, The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson, So Big by Edna Ferber, Arrowsmith Sinclair Lewis, Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield, The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder, Scarlet Sister Mary by Julia Peterkin, Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge, Years of Grace by Margaret A. Barnes, The Store by T.S. Stribling, Lamb in His Bosom by Caroline Miller,Now in November by Josephine Johnson,Honey in the Horn by H.L. Davis, Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell,The Late George Apley by John P. Marquand, The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, In This Our Life by Ellen Glasgow, Dragon's Teeth by Upton Sinclair, Journey in the Dark by Martin Flavin, A Bell for Adano by John Hersey, All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren, Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener, Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens, The Way West by A.B. Guthrie Jr., The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk, The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, A Fable by William Faulkner, Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor, A Death in the Family by James Agee, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters by Robert Lewis Taylor, Advise and Consent by Allen Drury, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Conner, The Reivers by William Faulkner, The Keepers of the House by Shirley Ann Grau, The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron, House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momoday, The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford, Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, Humboldt's Gift by Saul Bellow, Elbow Room by James Allen McPherson, The Stories of John Cheever, The Fixer by Bernard Malamud, His Family by Ernest Poole, Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, The Town by Conrad Richter, and The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty. . Very Good. 1978.

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        INDIA IN TRANSITION A Study of Political Evolution by His Highness Aga Khan

      New York: G.P. Putnam. 1918. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good in boards. Staining to bottom edge pages, Pages remain uncut. Hinge has started. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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