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        Das kommunistische Manifest. Hg. von Willi Suschitzky. Nr. 89 von 200 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe zum 100. Geburtstag (5. Mai) Karl Marx'.

      64 S., 1 Bl.. Folio. Dunkelblauer Lederband d. Z. mit doppelten Goldfileten auf beiden Deckeln, goldgeprägtem Titel auf Vorderdeckel und Rücken; OBroschurdeckeln eingebunden. Gering berieben; Ecken und Kanten gering bestoßen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg]
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        Prelude

      Richmond: Printed and Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press,, [1918]. Octavo. Original blue yapp wrappers, titles to upper wrapper in black. Housed in a blue cloth folding case. Spine faded and chipped with professional repairs, wrapper frayed and chipped as is usually the case, but the contents are unusually fresh. A very good copy. First edition, sole printing. One of 300 copies hand printed by the Woolfs. In theory this is the second issue since the Ferguson woodcut does not appear on the upper wrapper. But we believe that the tiny number known to exist with the woodcut were trials as Virginia Woolf vetoed the illustration. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fortune

      Doubleday, Page and Company, Garden City 1918 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Mineral Enterprise in China

      London : W. Heinemann, 1918. 1st Edition. Description: xi, 308 p. : maps (part fold. ) ; 22 cm. Subjects: Mines and mineral resources --China. Very good copy in the original publisher's gilt-blocked navy buckram; edges very slightly toned with some minor rubbing to the spine bands. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Junges Europa.,

      Stuttgart, Loewes Verlag Ferdinand Carl., o. J. - 312 Seiten mit 100 eigenen Schwarzweiß-Aufnahmen des Verfassers. Alfred Weidenmann (* 10. Mai 1918 in Stuttgart; † 9. Juni 2000 in Zürich, Schweiz) bzw. mit Pseudonym W. Derfla war ein deutscher Autor von Jugendbüchern und Regisseur. In seiner Jugend war er Mitglied der NSDAP und Hitlerjugend, wurde aber von der Roten Armee in Berlin Gefangen genommen. Nach seiner Gefangenschaft schrieb er wieder Jugendbücher und drehte Filme. Als Filmregisseur drehte Weidenmann seit 1953 drei Kulturfilme, von denen Weg in die Freiheit den Deutschen Filmpreis erhielt. Neben dem Kulturfilm widmete er sich erneut dem Spielfilm, zum Beispiel mit Canaris (1954). Zudem führte er Regie bei Kriminal- und Unterhaltungsfilmen, in denen prominente deutsche Schauspieler und Schauspielerinnen auftraten. Ein Beispiel ist Scampolo (1957) mit Romy Schneider. (Wikipedia) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 900 8°, 18 - 23,5 cm, Halbleinen, Zustand gut: Buchrücken bestoßen, Einband und Seiten papierbedingt altersangegilbt, Besitzvermerk mit Tinte von 1941 im Vorsatz, farbiger Kopfschnitt, Seiten auf Kunstdruckpapier gedruckt. Abgabe nur zu Zwecken der wissenschaftlichen und kulturhistorischen Forschung. Kein Propaganda-Material (§86 StGB). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karl Heinz Schmitz]
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        Karl-May-Jahrbuch. Hrsg. von Rudolf Beissel, Fritz Barthel, Max Finke, E. A. Schmid, Ludwig Gurlitt, 1.-16. Jahr, 1918-1933. 14 (statt 16) Jahrgänge.

      S. Schottlaender bzw. Karl-May-Verlag 1918-1933, Breslau bwz. Radebeul bei Dresden - 8vo. Mit zahlr. Abb. auf Tafeln (einige farbig) sowie Figuren im Text. Priv. Hlwd. m. montiertem OBrosch.-Deckel (Band 1+3) bzw. illustr. OBrosch. (Band 4-16). Es fehlen Band 2 (1919) und 5 (1922), sonst vollständige Folge des seltenen Jahrbuchs mit Beiträgen von Karl May, den Herausgebern, Klara May, Walter von Molo, Erich Mühsam, Roda Roda, Carl Zuckmayer u.v.am. sowie vielen Photographien u. einigen Illustrationen von Sascha Schneider, Einbandillustration von Carl Lindeberg. - Bis auf zwei nachgebundene Ausgaben sämtliche Bände in den sehr wohlerhaltenen Original-Broschuren. Geringe Gebrauchsspuren, bei den früheren Bänden Papier durchgehend etw. gebräunt, vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Madman: His Parables and Poems

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

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        English Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      New York: Macmillan & Co., 1918. Large 4to, [2 limitation], ix, [1 blank], 341pp. With 16 color plates, each with lettered tissue guard; 41 black & white drawings in the text. Full white roan leather stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Backstrip a little dried out and thus rough, otherwise a good copy in a modern slipcase. Limited to 250 copies for the US, not signed by the artist. "Rackham's books for the English market in the early post-war years included Flora Annie Steel's English Fairy Tales Retold (1918)É and his friend James Stephen's collection Irish Fairy TalesÓ. They were, and remain, amongst his most popular books. Lattimore and Haskell, p. 48.

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        Douze nuits *

      Éditions de l'Eventail, Genève 31.3.1918. - Broché 25 x 16, couverture décorée rempliée. Menus défauts. Ouvrage poétique, d'un érotisme léger mais insistant, mentionné comme déjà épuisé dans le numéro de mai de la revue du même nom, ce qui semble bien compréhensible vu le tirage restreint ? Nous en voyons bien peu fréquemment circuler. Édition originale. L'un des 140 exemplaires (a)numérotés sur Ingres, après 10 Japon signés dont 2 avec suite des traits sur Chine.

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        English Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited., 1918. Large octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, decorative title block to front board, inner dentelles, floral patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 16 mounted colour illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Some foxing to the plates. A fine copy. Signed limited edition, one of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Photographs of seven etchings. The Dance of Death, 1914-1918, by Percy Smith.

      - London, [c. 1918], in-24, br. originale con titolo manoscritto su tassello di carta applicato sulla copertina anteriore, pp. [8]. Con le sette acqueforti riprodotte in fotografia montate sulle pagine. Titolo di ciascuna immagine manoscritto a matita (da Smith) sul margine basso. Firma autografa dell'autore sulla terza di copertina. Percy Smith (1882 - 1948) fu incisore, calligrafo e grafico editoriale. "The Dance of Death" è probabilmente la serie più famosa fra le sue acqueforti. In questo caso si tratto d'un portfolio di riproduzioni fotografiche da lui eseguite in piccolo formato; sicuramente in una bassa tiratura, a diffusione privata. Ottime condizioni. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        The Madman: His Parables and Poems

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

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        1919 Recorded Speech

      Hayes, Middlesex: manufactured by The Gramophone Co., Ltd, for "His Master's Voice", Hayes, Middlesex: manufactured by The Gramophone Co., Ltd, for "His Master's Voice",, [November 1918]. Black shellac disc; 78rpm gramophone record, in the original Hime & Addison sleeve. A few minor dust spots to both sides of the record, but virtually no scratches; the sleeve only a little creased and faded round the edges. Original issue HMV D380; rare recording of Winston Churchill, MP, orating in his prime, speaking in November 1918 after the Great War and before the general election, about the rebuilding of Britain and the need for an election. The reverse is a speech on the same subject by Labour politician John Robert Clynes, who has signed his name in the wax under the label on his side of the record. Both Clynes and Churchill ran for, and attained, seats in the December 1918 general election, and Clynes went on to lead the Labour Party to their breakthrough victory in the following general election in 1922.

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        A Manual on the Turanians and Pan-Turanianism

      HMSO, 1918. 256 pp. large folding map in rear pocket, blue cloth, faded on spine + top third front board, rear lower corner bumped, endpapers yellowed , text clean, very scarce No date map dated 1918. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Eric T.Moore Books]
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        Report on the Relativity Theory of Gravitation

      High Holborn: Fleetway Press, 1918 Book. Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First edition, vii, 91 pp. Original publisher&#39;s printed wrappers, ony very minor soiling to cover, clean interior, small repair to foot of spine. A very good copy. ---- <br><br> DSB IV, 280; Honeyman 920. - First Edition of the first complete account of general relativity in English. Landmark volume. Scarce..

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        Harrow memorials of the Great War [complete in 6 volumes]

      [England] : printed for Harrow School by Philip Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society, 1918-1921, 1918. 1st Edition. Physical description: 6v : mounted ports ; 28 cm. Obituary notices of Old Harrovians killed in the Great War. With portraits. Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 -- Registers of dead -- Death register -- Great Britain. Notes: Each volume contains 100 memorils with the exception of vol. 6 which contains 116. Each portrait has a short biography on the facing page. Editing committee: W.F. Fladgate, E.M. Buttler, A. Wyatt-Smith. Very good copies bound in cloth-backed boards. Printed title labels on spines and front panels. Title labels are slightly worn in places. Top edges gilt. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        HARROW MEMORIALS OF THE GREAT WAR (SIX VOLUMES)

      Published by Harrow School, 1918. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Each entry consists of one page biography plus tipped-in b/w photos. Beige cloth spines, cream boards, with white paper title labels to spines and front covers. 10.5 x 8". Contents fine, covers slightly marked with rubbed corners. [S]

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        Le Phanérogame *

      Imprimerie Levé, Paris (1918). - Broché, couverture imprimée. Très bel exemplaire de cette curieuse oeuvre scénique, dédiée à André Salmon. Enrichi d'un poème autographe inédit de quatre vers, signé deux fois et dédicacé par l'auteur à Robert Guiette. Fort désirable? Édition originale, après 30 exemplaires sur Arches.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Recht und Gericht. Eine Folge von 40 Steindrucken. Erich Baron Verlag, (1918). 1 Titelblatt, 40 lithographische Tafeln (jeweils unter Passepartout). Je 19 x 23,5 cm. Fol. Lose in OHlwd.-Mappe (Mappe angestaubt, etwas bestoßen, einige kleine Läsionen).,

      1918 - Eines von 500 Exemplaren.- 'Die Drucksteine stammen aus dem Jahr 1910 und wurden damals von dem Lithografen Paul Mechel aus Luckenwalde nach den Originalblättern gezeichnet. Eine Folge von vierzig Steindrucken, genau nach den ursprünglichen Abzügen (aus dem Besitz der berühmten Daumiersammlung des Eduard Fuchs) mit der Hand auf den Stein übertragen. Angekündigt war damals eine Mappe mit dem Titel: Honoré Daumier: Recht und Gericht, Abzüge von den Steinen, herausgegeben im Erich Baron Verlag in fünfzig Exemplaren' (aus dem Nachdruck von 1986 bei eikon Grafik-Presse in Dresden). Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        The Sad Years

      Constable - 1918. Hardcover. 87pp. ( Illustrations. One of a limited edition of 50 copies, printed for private circulation. T e g. Fore and bottom edges uncut. Damp- stained. very rare. First edition copy. . . . Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland The price of this book has been TEMPORARILY REDUCED by 25%. Order now to avoid disappointment . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Men of Yorktown

      Les Impressions D'art De Georges Bertrand, France 1918 - This is a bilingual item. (English and French). Original grey folder.The top border edge of the folder has been expertly repaired. Tip of lower right corner missing. Decorative book plate in black and white, with the title Ceux De Yorktown par Steven Malo. There are two separate seven page pamphlets, one French, the other in English, loosely bound ( as issued)On the front covers are the tiles, in black and white.The first page is "A Notice to the Reader."The other two topics which are discussed ar "Remarks on the Flags" and "Notes on the Uniform." Within the grey folders are 8 beautifully colored illustrations loosely laid in. Six of the plates depict soldiers in full uniform carrying their rifles. The other two colored plates depict four regimental flags surrounding a four footed mirror with the title in the middle of the mirror "Ceux de Yorktown." The other showing four other regimental flags surrounding a four footed mirror with the location on a map of the various regiments, in the middle of the mirror. A RARE item. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Springtide of life

      hardcover. fine. Rackham, Arthur.. Poems of Childhood. Preface by Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 8 tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards, and 52 line drawings. 133pp. 4to, beautifully rebound in full orange morocco with elaborate gilt-stamped spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Heinemann, (1918). A fine copy. Limited Edition, one of only 765 numbered copies, signed in full by Rackham on limitation page. Latimore/Haskell p.49.

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        Original Still Portrait of William S. Hart

      Hollywood: Artcraft Pictures, 1918. A rare original 8" x 10" iconic portrait of the legendary silent film cowboy star William S. Hart, who during the early years of film was one of the most popular of movie stars. The portrait is from the film "The Border Wireless" which Hart also directed. A few small tape mends to the verso of the still otherwise vg.. Original Photograph. Paper. Cowboy Stars, Westerns, Silent Films, Hart, Actors Movie stars photographs Stills. Catalogs: Photographs & Stills, Silent Film and Early Cinema, Westerns.

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        Mother Goose Rhymes

      East Aurora, New York: Roycrofters, 1918 No Ownership Marks Or Writing. No Date Shown, Probably 1918. Light Shelf Wear To Bottom Edges. Blue Spine With Gilt Lettering. Corners Worn Through. Top Edges Gilt. Edward Mccandlish&#39;s Illustrations Would Have Been Familiar To Washington Post Readers In The 1920&#39;S And 30&#39;S. Mccandlish Drew His Bunny Tots Stories For The Newspaper&#39;s Children&#39;s Pages And Later Published A Series Of Bunny Tots Books.

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        Salome. Tragödie in 1 Akt.

      Heinrich Böhme,, Hannover, 1918 - Hannover, Heinrich Böhme, 1918. Gr.-8°. 78, (2) S., 1 Bl. MIt 16 Zeichnungen von Aubrey Beardsley. Lederband der Zeit (Handeinband) mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung in Schuber. Nr. 226 von 250 (GA 1000) Exemplaren. - Rücken verblichen. Lederband der Zeit (Handeinband) mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung in Schuber.

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        The Springtide of life

      hardcover. fine. Rackham, Arthur.. Poems of Childhood. Preface by Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 8 tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards, and 52 line drawings. 133pp. 4to, beautifully rebound in full orange morocco with elaborate gilt-stamped spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Heinemann, (1918). A fine copy. Limited Edition, one of only 765 numbered copies, signed in full by Rackham on limitation page. Latimore/Haskell p.49.

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        Le Petit Pierre.*

      Paris, Calmann-Lévy 1918 - EDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Calmann-Lévy - 1918 - 338 pp. Reliure demi maroquin rouge à coins signée Gruel. Dos à nerfs orné de fleurons et de filets dorés. Tête dorée. Double filet doré brodant les plats. Couverture et dos conservé. Graphisme doré du relieur estampillé à l'angle du premier plat de reliure. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-12°(19x12). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA GUIRLANDE DES MOIS.

      - Almanach très apprécié art déco entièrement illustré par Georges BARBIER. Notre exemplaire enrichi d'un très beau dessin original à l'aquarelle signé Georges BARBIER. AUTEUR: Avec des contributions de la Comtesse Anna de Noailles (poésies), Gerard d'Houville (les perles de Venise), la princesse Lucien Murat (le miracle d'Utrillo), la baronne Renée de Brimont (Flutes dans le soir), Francis de Miomandre (l'Ermite de la pendule), Georges Barbier (les Ballets Russes, Albert Flament (Almanachs) Boyceau (Pour faire un jardin à Paris). TITRE: LA GUIRLANDE DES MOIS. LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Paris, MEYNIAL, 1918. Édition originale. COLLATION: 165 pages (complet) FORMAT: In-32 (8 x 11.5 cm) RELIURE: Reliure éditeur en pleine soie, orné de décors noirs & or sur les plats et le dos. Accompagnée d'une jaquette & d'un emboitage éditeur, tous deux illustrés par Georges Barbier. Papiers de garde à motifs de fleurs Trois tranches dorées. ILLUSTRATIONS: 21 vignettes tirées en bistre, une vignette de titre et 7 compositions aquarellées au pochoir. ETAT: Intérieur frais en parfait état. La soie du mors inf fendillée sur la longueur, sinon cartonnage frais et propre. Jaquettes passée au dos, quelques petits frottements en bordure, quelques très pâles traces sur les plats et déchirure ( 1 cm ) au niveau de la coiffe de tête. Emboitage un peu insolé uniformément, présentant des légers traces de mouillures. Ex dono- sur la page de garde. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME: George Barbier (Nantes 1882 - Paris 1932) est un peintre, dessinateur de mode et illustrateur français. [.] L'influence des vases grecs, des miniatures indiennes, d'Aubrey Beardsley et de Léon Bakst marqua profondément son style précis et élégant, typique de la facture Art déco. (Wikipedia) POIDS: 250 g NOUVEAU ! Indiquez-nous vos desiderata pour être averti par email de la mise en vente de nouveaux ouvrages qui vous interessent ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eastern Commerce. The Trade Journal of the Far East. (Volumes 4-7, Volume 8, Numbers 1-6, 8-10)

      Yokohama:, 1918-1923. Volumes 4 through 7, each complete in 12 numbers; Volume 8, Numbers 1 through 6, 8 through 10; all quarto, ex library in 5 later quarter cloth with board sides, all origial front covers retained and most of the back covers; bindings soiled and text age toned but paper not fragile and sound copies; formerly Comercial Japan but now broader in scope, "Trade Reports of Japan, China, Shanghai, Hongkong, Philippines, Straits Settlements, Java, British India, Australia, Great Britain, United States, etc. etc.". Photos available upon request.

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        How They Went To School [Illustrated by the author]. OUTSTANDING COPY IN SOLANDER CASE

      Blackie and Son n.d. ? 1918 - Oblong 8vo., [Second Edition?], with a fine coloured frontispiece, 23 charming coloured plates and pictorial endpapers in blue, child's pencilled inscription on blank preliminary recto; original paper boards, coloured illustration (repeated as first plate) mounted on upper board) skilfully rebacked in green cloth to style, boards very lightly frayed without significant loss, an outstanding, virtually spotless copy housed in custom-made green cloth solander case with back lettered in gilt. Arguably the finest work for children written and illustrated by Praeger. It was first published by Blackie in 1903 (see BL 12812.a.1) with a second printing in 1918 (BL 12802.aa.11). There was apparently a later US edition published by Stokes in New York. The fact that this copy is published in Blackie's 'Tiny Tots' series inclines us to the view that this is the work's second appearance (1918). Sophia Rosamund [not 'Rosamond' as here printed] Praeger (1867-1954) was the younger sister of the naturalist Robert Lloyd Praeger. Born in Holywood, Co. Down, she was educated at Sullivan School, the Belfast School of Art and the Slade in London. Renowned for her work as children's writer and illustrator, and also as a sculptor of international fame, she was appointed President of the Ulster Academy and received the MBE in 1927. THIS WORK IS EXTREMELY SCARCE IN ANY EDITION. Its survival in this condition (now protected in solander case) is extraordinary and makes this a quite outstanding copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Typed Letter, signed ("Bertrand Russell"), to Mr. Johnson of The Dial

      London, 28 february 1918. 4to. 1 page typed. Creased from prior folds, else fine . "Under normal circumstances I should have been very happy to accept your suggestion that I should write for the &#39;Dial.&#39; But at the moment I am about to go to prison for six months probably - If, when I come out, your offer is still open, I shall be very grateful if you will let me know." Russell served a six month sentence in Brixton prison for lectures espousing his pacifist views. While in prison, Russell wrote Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy. Russell would eventually write for the American avant-garde periodical The Dial, contributing essays, reviews, and philosophical examinations

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        History Of Golf At The Cape

      Cape Town: Argus Printing & Publishing 1918 - Includes a section on the origin of the game of golf and a register of South African clubs. 8vo. 48pp. Original buff wrappers. Single sheet loosely inserted. Scarce. Signed presentation copy from the author to LA Sanderson, dated July 1952.

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        Corriere della Sera.

      Subject: (Giornali - 1a guerra mondiale). Milano, 1918, A. 43, annata completa, dal 1 gennaio al 31 dicembre, fasc. di 4 pag. cad. rilegati in sei volumi m.tela nera.

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        Les Reflets Poemes *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

      Lausanne: Armand Lapie - Librarie Francaise. Soft Cover. 59 pages. Author&#39;s signature and inscription atop half-title page. Reflets de guerre et d&#39;exil. Text in French. Above-average but not excessive wear. Top corner of front cover clipped. Library discard stamp title page. . Fair. 1918. Deuxieme Edition.

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        Geist der Utopie

      Munich,: Duncker & Humblot,, 1918.. Octavo, uncut and largely unopened; a superb copy in lightly worn paper wrappers, gilt decorations to front cover, preserved in morocco-backed cloth box. First edition of Bloch's first book, and rare. Bloch's treatise on the utopian spirit is the foundation work of his long career investigating utopia: Manuel called him 'the most famous contemporary commentator on the utopian propensity.'Geist der Utopie sketches out Bloch's belief in the overcoming of alienation through utopia, particularly through his formulation of the 'Not-Yet-Conscious.' Moreover, it presents a vigorous call to move past Romantic Sehnsucht (regret at the impossibility of rationality) and to build impossibly towards the horizon: 'Nun haben wir zu beginnen.' Although for some time relatively unknown in the English-speaking world, the 1995 publication of The Principle of Hope by MIT heralded a renewed interest in Bloch, and saw him assume an intellectual position alongside his better known friends and colleagues Walter Benjamin and George Lukacs. Geist der Utopie has finally been released in English translation by Stanford University Press.Bloch (1885-1977) was one of the great Marxist philosophers of the twentieth century. Exiled to the United States in 1933, he returned to Leipzig in 1948 to become professor of philosophy. Although the publication of the early volumes of his major work, Das Princip Hoffnung, was greeted with enthusiasm, the reception of the third and final volume was negative, indeed, it was deemed to be suspect and un-marxist. By 1961 his position had deteriorated to such a point that he was once more forced to flee, this time becoming professor at T¸bingen in then West Germany.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Original lithographed poster: Deutsches Hilfswerk für die Kriegs-und Zivilgefangenen

      Berlin: J. Sauer, [ca 1918]. Lithograph in colors, 48cm x 36cm (ca 19" x 14"). Touch of soil, else a Fine, bright copy, archivally backed on linen; Grade A/A-. & & Plea for relief of German POW&#39;s at the end of the First World War; the central graphic is attributed to Weigand "after a drawing by POW K. Gellings, Le Havre." This is the window-sized version; examples of the larger wall-sized issue are at the Hoover Institution and the Imperial War Museum. This a particularly bright and well-preserved example.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        THE BALLOCH CASTLE SEASONS OF LUCAS.Being Four Gobelin Tapestries rich with gold, 8 feet 2 inches high, with combined width of 41 feet 7 inches From Balloch Castle, near Glasgow, where they hung for nearly two centuries A companion set to the famous Months of Lucas, and by the same designer.

      New York; Warwick House Ltd., Privately Printed 1918 - This edition is LIMITED to twenty-five copies, this is number 7 presented to William C. Mather. We believe this was the only edition. Large folio, 23pp., four colored illustrations, quarter red leather binding, leather label on front cover, title and double rule border in gold. Original box. Laid in is a letter from Warwick House to Mather stating that a complimentary copy of the book of tapestries was being sent and reminding him that two of the Tapestries " Spring " symbolized by Fishing and " Winter " symbolized by Skating are on exhibition at the Cleveland Museum ( Mather later became president of the museum). Rare [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        America Calls Enlist in the Navy

      U.S. Navy.. No date. Ca. 1918.. Color poster, 40 3/4 x 28 inches, archivally mended with linen backing. Light creasing at edges from rolling (now minimized by linen backing), very good condition. A particularly good copy of this iconic Navy recruitment poster showing Columbia and a sailor standing resolutely hand in hand. It was designed by the great American artist and illustrator J.C. Leyendecker and printed by the U.S. Navy Publicity Bureau. "The U.S. Navy Publicity Bureau gratefully acknowledges its indebtedness to Mr. J.C. Leyendecker for this design and to the Beck Engraving Co. for the reproduction" is printed at lower left corner. .

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        Die Dolomiten im Kriege

      o. O. , Vlg. [ca. 1918].. Fol. 5 (dav. 4 farb.) Orig.-Radierungen. OHLn.-Mappe. mit Deckelschild. vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Antiquitäten-Rundschau 23. Jg. 1925, Nr. 24; Schüttler, Wien 1944 - 4 Blätter vom Künstler eh. signiert u. betitelt.

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        THE RED ONE

      1918. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1918. 6 pp undated ads. Original brown paper-covered boards pictorially decorated in black, blue and orange, with dust jacket. First Edition of this collection of four tales (the title one is a science fiction tale, involving a wrecked alien spacecraft worshipped by Melanesian natives) -- which consisted of only 5,342 copies, a very low number for London&#39;s books. By the time Jack wrote these (in Hawaii, in early 1916), he was dying.~What Jack still tried to hide from her [Charmian], or what she still tried to hide from herself, was just how sick he was. He kept a brave face on things, pretending laziness instead of illness, and he slept apart from her, in order to attend to his own wants and drug injections during the nights...~His recognition of his dependence on Charmian and Eliza [his half-sister] and Joan [his daughter], his laying to rest his father&#39;s rejection of him, his Jungian discovery that his nightmares might be the good myths of his unconscious, all helped Jack to write some of his better short stories in the last months of his life. He no longer identified himself with young Anglo-Saxon heroes braving the frozen wastes and bullying the lesser breeds, but with aged Hawaiian natives telling the tales and myths of their past to skeptical foreigners. Most of the stories in ON THE MAKALOA MAT and THE RED ONE are of ancient wisdom confounding modern materialism...~Jack reached down into his own unconscious and his knowledge that death was near, and set it boldly on the page. The most haunting of his final stories was "The Red One." In it, an explorer is dying slowly, in the hut of an old shaman in cannibal Melanesia. The explorer has passed through all the stages of savagery himself, and he waits for his inevitable death from the shaman&#39;s knife as he watches the old witch doctor cure the heads of other white men... Only one mystery remains unsolved, the melodious siren call that has lured the explorer into his particular heart of darkness... What the truth was, the story does not tell -- only that, in the total dichotomy between the hallucinatory message from the stars and the utter savagery of men, the boundaries of Jack&#39;s split personality lay. At last, he had the courage and awareness to declare himself, as he prepared for his own death. [Sinclair]~THE RED ONE, fairly scarce in any event due to the small number of copies, is quite difficult to find in collectible condition because it is bound in paper-covered boards rather than cloth. This copy is just about fine, unusually clean and bright, with the slightest of wear at the foot of the spine. The scarce dust jacket, with the frontispiece portrait of Jack, is in very good condition (price cut out of spine, minor edgewear). Sisson & Martens p. 98; Blanck 11977. Housed in a cloth clamshell case with leather label.

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        WHO'S WHO 1918. AN ANNUAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED "MEN AND WOMEN OF THE TIME."

      London: A. & C. Black, [nd. but 1918]. - Very thick octavo. Original cloth. The spine covering is creased and partly split due to the cumbersome size of the volume and its use, the cloth is somewhat sunned and soiled, the front inner hinge is cracking, clipping from the TIMES (11 Jan. 1919) tipped to front pastedown, remnants of manuscript label formerly in spine, now laid in ("Thomas Hardy's Copy"); still, all things considered, a reasonably intact copy. Thomas Hardy's copy, with a number of neat deletions, additions and revisions in ink and pencil in the margins of his own entry on page 1059. An interesting year for this annual, as the publisher asserts: "It is natural that this year an immense number of military biographies should swell the book." In the on-line catalogue of Michael Millgate's "Thomas Hardy's Library at Max Gate . An Attempted Reconstruction," it is noted that his copy of WHO'S WHO for 1926 bears what appear to be similar sorts of revisions. This year's annual is not there noted.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918

      John Wisden & Co. 1918 - Fifty-fifth edition. Original paper wrappers, slightly creased. Tail of spine slightly chipped. A good copy.

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        IL GIORNALINO DELLA DOMENICA ANNO VII (1918-1919)

      Annata completa nn. da 1 (22 dicembre 1918) a 54 (28 dicembre 1919) rilegati in due volumi. Ciascun fascicolo 40 pp. oltre copertina: conservate tutte le copertine originali (fronte e retro). Vol. 1 nn. da 1 a 31: legatura coeva in mezza tela, copertina usurata con parziale staccamento del dorso (solo nella parte anteriore), tracce di foxing alle prime e ultime pagine, fascicoli ben conservati con leggero normale ingiallimento. Vol. 2 nn. da 32 a 54: legatura coeva in mezza tela, in buonissimo stato con minimi segni di usura alla copertina, tracce di foxing alle prime e ultime pagine, fascicoli ben conservati con leggero ingiallimento. Annata che segna la ripresa delle pubblicazioni del Giornalino dopo l'interruzione dal 1911 al 1918. Errata numerazione all'interno dei nn. 3 e 4 (anno 8 n. 1, anno 8 n. 2) in contrasto con la corretta numerazione in copertina (anche le date di pubblicazione sono esatte).

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        The Son of Tarzan

      A. L. Burt 1918 - The Son of Tarzan, inscribed by the author to his daughter. A very early printing, inscribed by Burroughs to his daughter Joan "With love to Joan from Papa, Tarzana Ranch, January, 1923." Famously, Burroughs did not have a first edition of Son of Tarzan, because supposedly it was stolen from him by a young relative who needed the money to support a sad habit. Joan was involved in producing the Tarzan movies, and in fact at one point was assigned to find someone who could play Tarzan in one of the movies. She selected a prominent actor named James Pierce, and later they were married. Very good in a very good dust jacket, housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Enseignements de la Peinture du Jardin grand comme un Grain de Moutarde. Encyclopédie de la Peinture Chinoise. Traduction et commentaires par Raphaël Petrucci. Augmentés d?une préface, d?un dictionnaire biographique des peintures et d?un vocabulaire des termes techniques. Illustrés d?environ cinq cents gravures.

      Librairie Renouard, Paris, 1918 - XII- 519pages, demi-chagrin noir, dos à nerfs, auteur et itre dorés, bords du haut du dos fendus sur une dizaine de centimaitre, reliure solide. Tirage limité exemplaire 273/550

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        American Expeditionary Forces Tank Corps Archive

      Camp Colt, PA and France: Fletcher, Private Robert G., 1918. This is a terrific grouping of World War I postal history from Private Robert G. Fletcher of Birmingham, Alabama that documents the birth of the U.S. Army&#39;s Armor Branch. Highlights of this collection of 16 postcards and covers with letters include two rare Treat &#39;Em Rough envelopes, one rare Treat &#39;Em Rough letterhead, one rare Tank Corps Camp Colt envelope, one rare AEF Christmas package mailing coupon, and two scarce American Red Cross &#39;postal&#39; handstamps. Private Fletcher&#39;s dog tags are included as well. Fletcher was drafted in March of 1918, and by early May he had reported to Camp Colt, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for training in the soon to be formed Tank Corps commanded by Major Dwight D. Eisenhower. Upon deployment, he was assigned to C Company, 302nd Tank Battalion, a unit equipped with heavy British Mark VI tanks. In France, the 302nd was stationed in Langres (APO 714) at the AEF&#39;s Tank Center commanded by Captain George S. Patton. Following the Meuse-Argonne offensive, Fletcher was reassigned to the 344th Tank Battalion, also stationed at Langres, which was equipped with light French Renault tanks. Censorship was apparently very strict in the Tank Corps as Fletcher&#39;s letters are mostly requests for additional mail from home and provide little insight into unit operations. Still, this collection of materials that date from the creation of the Tank Corps at Gettysburg through the Armistice is unique, and it is unlikely that any other similar assemblages exist.. Letters. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books]
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