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        (Photo Album): A World War I Soldiers Photo Album of his Adventures from Before he Entered the War, 1916 to 1918

      Oakland, California, 1918. Very Good. Oblong quarto measuring 11.5" x 7". String-tied black leather over stiff paper boards. Contains 161 gelatin silver black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 2.5" x 1.5" and 6" x 3.5" with some captions. Rubbing, bumped corners, and spotting thus very good with fine photographs.This photo album features a group of young men and their adventures together during 1916 through 1918 in Oakland, California. Several of the same young men are seen in group photos or standing and smiling together. In some photos the men are seen riding or posed next to motorcycles with "best ones" written below. A few pictures feature their girlfriends on "Picnic days" out in parks or around the city. The album focuses on one of the young men, Charles Vanina, as he is seen in most of the photos wearing a huge grin sometimes arm in arm with his girlfriend, Olympia Elaine Goodman. The last few pages are of the young couple out in the country on a farm. Also included are a few small newspaper clippings, one of which is titled, "Airman Tells Life in Italy" which includes accounts from U.S. Airman living in Italy during World War I. The Airman is Clarence M. Smith who went to Oakland's Polytechnic College of Engineering and talks about passing his first flying brevet. Smith is presumably one of the men in this photo album or a friend. Other clippings reference the college's engineering club winning competitions and several clippings about Vanina going off to war in the Engineer Corps. Vanina was the Assistant City Building Inspector for Oakland until he was drafted in the war. One clipping writes that the position of Building Inspector had not been filled when Vanina left for the war.A photo album featuring several young men and their adventures in and around Oakland together during World War I.

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        Unnennbar Brudertum. Verse 1904-1917.

      Wolgast, `Der Kentauer` Vlg. / Hermann Kruse 1918. - WG 8, Raabe 2, 127.5; Rodenberg S. 421. Erster Kentauer-Druck bei Radelli & Hille in Leipzig gedruckt. Nr. 23 von 100 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Van-Gelder-Bütten abgezogen, vom Dichter im Impressum signiert und mit 6 vom Künstler signierten Steindrucken (Gesamtauflage 350 Ex.; daneben erschienen 250 Exemplare auf Strathore-Alexandra-Bütten mit nur zwei Lithographien). - Der pazifistische Publizist und Schriftsteller Kurt Hiller (1885-1972) gründete 1926 die Gruppe `Revolutionäre Pazifisten`. 1934 gelang ihm nach KZ-Aufenthalten über Prag die Flucht nach England. In vorliegendem Lyrikband, der expressionistisch gefärbte Gedichte enthält, versucht er u.a das Kriegserlebnis zu verarbeiten. Gr.-8°. 36(4) S. Mit 6 signierten Originallithographien v. Joseph Eberz auf Taf. OPappbd. m. marmor. Überzugspapier u. schwarzgedr. Tit. auf mont. Deckelschild u. rauem Schnitt. An beiden Kapitalen m. Läsuren, Rü. leicht geblichen, Vorderdeckel m. Wasserflecken, im Text schönes u. sauberes Ex. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Poems now first published. Edited with notes by Robert Bridges.

      The First UK Printing published by Humphrey Milford (London) in 1918. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. 2 portraits with tissue-guards, 2 double-plates of facsimiles and facsimiles of two of Hopkins' signatures in the text, pp. [viii], 124, crown 8vo. Original quarter beige linen with blue boards. The spine label is a little rubbed and toned. The edges are very lightly rubbed and darkened with light wear to the bottom corners. The page edges are untrimmed and very lightly toned. Light offsetting to the end papers. A very small previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. Free from inscriptions. Published in an edition of only 750 copies of which 50 were given away prior to publication, it took however, a further ten years before the edition was sold out (Dunne A38; McKay 117; Hayward 335). Hopkins published very few poems in his lifetime and destroyed many of his early poems. It was only after his death that this edition, collected and largely designed by Hopkins' friend and admirer Robert Bridges (Poet Laureate) was published. This collection now ranks as one of the most important titles in British poetry. Housed in a custom solander box with gilt titling. Collectible.

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        Last Poems

      London: Selwyn & Blount, 1918. First edition, unrecorded variant without the publisher's ads at the back. 1 vols. 8vo. Original boards, printed spine label, dust jacket. Faint offsetting to endpapers, bottom corner a little bumped, otherwise a fine unopened copy in the extremely rare dust jacket, which is chipped at the head of the spine and slightly rubbed and dust-soiled. First edition, unrecorded variant without the publisher's ads at the back. 1 vols. 8vo. The bibliographer observes that this volume is "said to be rare." Eckert, pp. 245-246

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        Monsieur d'Amercoeur. Huit contes ornés de bois dessinés et gravés par Daragnès.

      P., Chez Georges Crès & Cie, 1918, 1 vol. in-8° (232 x 135) relié plein vélin à la bradel, dos lisse, titre à l'encre au dos, plats illustrés de 2 compositions peintes et vernies par Daragnès, celle du plat supérieur étant signée, gardes de moire, doubles gardes de papier marbré, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, étui bordé, de 130 pp. - (2) ff. (table et justificatif).Bordures de l'étui frottées, très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - Vignette en couverture reprise en page de titre, et 34 bois dans le texte de Jean-Gabriel Daragnès.Tiré à 590 exemplaires, 1 des 500 sur vélin d'Arches (N°141).Outre les 2 plats de reliure peints par Daragnès (femme nue allongée devant une fenêtre au clair de lune et perruque sur porte-perruque), l'exemplaire est aussi agrémenté d'un dessin original au crayon en page de garde dédicacé représentant Monsieur d'Amercoeur attablé devant un livre. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        (The Ballad of) Tsoqalem - A Weird Tale of The Cowichan Monster

      The Citizen Printing & Publishing Co. Signed and inscribed by author, dated 1918, atop first blank leaf. 66 pages. Accepted by the Royal Society of Canada as part of their Proceedings, 1918. "Tsoqalem, according to the Indians, was a real historic character, a member of the Cowichan tribe, a Vancouver Island division of that linguistic group of the Salish stock known to us under the term Halkomalem, whose habitat is and was the Lower Fraser Valley. How far the incidents of this story are literally true it is now impossible to say, as myth and fact are inextricably woven together in it; but there can be little doubt that an Indian of the character of Tsoqalem existed some generations ago among the Cowichans, and met with a tragic end at the hand of a woman, somewhat in the manner recorded in the story." - from Foreword. Front cover loose but present. Portions of backstrip missing. Age-toning to contents. Above-average external wear. Binding tender. (Amtmann 488)

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        Tsoqalem: A weird Indian tale of the Cowichan monster : a ballad

      Vancouver, B.C.: Citizen Printing & Pub. Paperback. B00088GFMQ Signed and inscribed by author, dated 1918, atop first blank leaf. 66 pages. Accepted by the Royal Society of Canada as part of their Proceedings, 1918. "Tsoqalem, according to the Indians, was a real historic character, a member of the Cowichan tribe, a Vancouver Island division of that linguistic group of the Salish stock known to us under the term Halkomalem, whose habitat is and was the Lower Fraser Valley. How far the incidents of this story are literally true it is now impossible to say, as myth and fact are inextricably woven together in it; but there can be little doubt that an Indian of the character of Tsoqalem existed some generations ago among the Cowichans, and met with a tragic end at the hand of a woman, somewhat in the manner recorded in the story." - from Foreword. Front cover loose but present. Portions of backstrip missing. Age-toning to contents. Above-average external wear. Binding tender. (Amtmann 488) . Fair. 1918. First Edition Thus.

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        THE ANSWER TO THE CALL

      New York; Jewish Welfare Board. 1918. Original Wraps. 16mo. 1 folded sheet; [12] pages. 16 cm. First edition. With Iconic Image on front cover of Jewish doughboy leading fellow troops into battle. Fold out pamphlet produced by the Jewish Welfare Board [JWB] for the United War Work Campaign - Week of November 11, 1918 [interestingly and unbeknownst to the creators of this pamphlet, this was to be Armistice Day, the very last day of the War]. Contains 9 sepia tone photographs of sailors and soldiers, and 'questions and answers about the work of the JWB'. Rear cover: United We Serve: Y. M. C. A. , Y. W. C. A. , National Catholic War Council - K of C. , War Camp Community Service, American Library Association, Salvation Army; United War work Campaign, $170, 500, 000. Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 - War work - National Jewish Welfare Board. National Jewish Welfare Board. OCLC lists 2 copies (UT Austin, Wisconsin Hist Society) . Light wear and soiling to wraps, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (AMR-46-19) .

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        Photo Album]: YWCA OH! Club - College Women in the Midwest

      Various Midwest locations 1918 - Small oblong octavo. Measuring 8" x 6". Alligator patterned cloth over flexible card. 110 mostly sepia-toned gelatin silver prints. The majority are approximately 4.5" x 2.75" with a few larger. About half are captioned. Small stain on one board, images with a little fading, very good or better, images near fine. The images follow a group of cheerful young women, members of the "Oh! Club" (possibly at Ohio University). The women are shown in large groups starting in 1913 at banquets, at initiations which includes a photo of all the women blindfolded, at a slumber party, a farmer's party, a Christmas party, a "Stag" party, etc. Many of the photos are of the girls traveling as a group to several Midwest locations: the Oh! Camp at Cedar Bluffs, (Nebraska?); at another Oh! Camp at Valley Park, (Missouri?); on a "St. Louis-Mazda Boat Excursion"; north of St. Louis at Chain of Rocks; at "Chautauqua" (which could be one of any number of places). In several of the images the women are dressed as men. The photos are dated through 1917 and show the women delighting in each other's company. There are photos of them in bathing costumes at various Oh! camps, hiking, and posing on a ship. A nice collection of photographs depicting an organization for young women in the early part of the 20th Century. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: A Photo Album of an Ohio Family's Life through Two Generations, 1918 to 1943

      Canton, Ohio / Chicago. 1918-1943. Oblong quarto measuring 11" x 7". String-tied black leather over stiff paper boards. Contains 295 gelatin silver black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 1" x 2.5" and 4.5" x 4" with some captions. Cover and first page detached but present, small chips and tears thus good with fine photographs. A collection of photographs from Canton, Ohio in 1918 through 1943 showing a young woman's family and friends when she is a young girl and following her life until she has children of her own. There are two magazine cut outs showing the "Members of the Ohio State Dental Laboratory Guild and Their Ladies," in which the woman is seen with her husband F. C. Hoffman. The first few photos are of the woman's family standing solemnly together with very few smiles; however, the vast majority of the photos are of the woman and her friends having adventures together. Some of the photos are of the young people at a lake, swimming at the beach, camping in the woods, and visiting different cities and locations some of which include Chicago and Geneva, Ohio. Later photos show the group of friends getting older, having kids, and then their kids becoming adults in a 25 year time span. The woman's son at 18, is pictured wearing a World War II Army uniform in some of the last photos of the album. This extensive multiple era piece shows three decades of fashion, automobiles, and general tom-foolery that young people of the time got into in Ohio. .

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        Eine Einführung.

      Berlin, Druck: Buch- und Kunstdruckerei Neue Vorortzeitung Berlin-Pankow, [1917 oder 1918]; - 24 x 16 cm, 16 Seiten mit 4 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier (Porträt August Stramm; Marc Chagall: Der Viehhändler/Gemälde; Blick in die Kunstausstellung Der Sturm 53. Ausstellung/Sturm Gesamtschau; Sammlung Walden/Blick in das Speisezimmer. Original-Klammerheftung (etwas fleckig und berieben, lichtrandig), Illustration von Georg Schrimpf auf dem Vorderdeckel, ordentliches Exemplar dieser seltenen Kleinschrift. Obere linke Ecke bestossen. Alms/Steinmetz 269. - Expressionismus Kat. Marbach 145. - Holstein 93, 417. - Perkins 75. - Walden-Schreyer 269. - "Die Einführung stellt das Ziel des Sturm vor Augen, dass alle Künstler, die eine führende Bedeutung für den Expressionismus haben, an einer Stelle vereinigt sind. Diese ist der STURM". Eine sehr seltene Selbstdarstellung des STURM, die einer Programmschrift gleichkommt. Folgende Einzelpunkte sind berücksichtigt: Der Sturm - Der Expressionismus - Die expressionistische Malerei - Die expressionistische Plastik - Die expressionistische Dichtung - Die expressionistische Musik - Kunstschule Der Sturm - Die Sturm-Kunstabende - Die Sturmbühne - Die Privatsammlung Herwarth Walden - Die Sturm-Buchhandlung.

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        The "Sydney Set"

      Melbourne : Edward A. Vidler, 1918. Folio, gilt-lettered papered boards (a little marked), 8 folded sheets with six original etchings, each signed in pencil, tipped in, with three of the six captioned tissue guards, light foxing and offsetting, title page a little marked. The list of plates are: Sydney Cove, From Musgrave Street Wharf, 1917 George Street, Sydney, 1918 Sydney, From Taronga Park, 1918 Sydney Harbor, From Bradley's Head, 1917 Sydney Heads, From Clifton Gardens, 1918 Bond Street, Sydney. 1918. Limited to 55 numbered copies, signed by John Shirlow, with no further printings of the plates. Shirlow produced a further three folios of etchings, 'Five etchings' (1904) limited to 25 copies, 'Four etchings' (1921) limited to 57 copies, The Melbourne Set (1920) limited to 80 copies and the rarer 'The Sydney Set' (1918) limited to 55 copies. Shirlow writes in his Foreword 'These etchings have been made during my two very pleasant visits to Sydney in 1917 - 1918. They were done primarily for my own pleasure, and if they should happen to have interest for those who like this form of work then it will be, to me, an added satisfaction. Whatever opinions may be expressed of these plates, I know that the doing of them afforded me a a great deal of happiness, as being some slight record of a very beautiful city'. Complete and unbroken examples of any of Shirlow's folios are rare. Collections : National Gallery of Australia, State Library of Queensland, State Library of New South Wales

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        Just 18 days after the armistice was signed ending World War I, Zionist Vladimir Jabotinsky and sisters Bella and Nina Berligne, each in uniform, signed this postcard in Jaffa, Palestine.

      Jaffa (Palestine), November 29, 1918. Please update Dimensions. "Rare Photograph Signed "V. Jabotinsky" in Hebrew on verso. Silver gelatin print, postcard format, 5.25" x 3.25". Jabotinsky is flanked by sisters Bella and Nina Berligne. Dated and signed "29/XI. 18 / Yaffa. / Bella" and signed "Nina." During World War I, Jabotinsky asked the British to establish a Jewish Legion which would fight alongside their troops against the Ottoman Empire which then controlled Palestine. With Joseph Trumpeldor, Jabotinski created the Zion Mule Corps of several hundred men, mostly Russians, who had settled in Egypt after being exiled from Palestine by the Ottomans (Turks). The Zion Mule Corps served with distinction at the Battle of Gallipoli but was then disbanded. In 1917, Jabotinsky succeeded in getting the government to establish three Jewish units in the British Army, the Jewish Legion. In 1918, Jabotinsky fought against the Turks in the Jordan Valley and was decorated for bravery. He is wearing his military uniform in this photograph. Bella and Nina Berligne are wearing armbands and hats, each displaying the Star of David. There does not seem to be much information on the Berligne sisters on the web. There is, however, a letter from Chaim Weizmann to Bella Berligne, June 20, 1920, in "The Letters and Papers of Chaim Weizmann" and there is a record of a Nina Berligne (1897-1963) buried in Tel-Aviv."

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        Photo Album): A World War I Soldiers Photo Album of his Adventures from Before he Entered the War, 1916 to 1918

      Oakland, California 1918 - Oblong quarto measuring 11.5" x 7". String-tied black leather over stiff paper boards. Contains 161 gelatin silver black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 2.5" x 1.5" and 6" x 3.5" with some captions. Rubbing, bumped corners, and spotting thus very good with fine photographs.This photo album features a group of young men and their adventures together during 1916 through 1918 in Oakland, California. Several of the same young men are seen in group photos or standing and smiling together. In some photos the men are seen riding or posed next to motorcycles with "best ones" written below. A few pictures feature their girlfriends on "Picnic days" out in parks or around the city. The album focuses on one of the young men, Charles Vanina, as he is seen in most of the photos wearing a huge grin sometimes arm in arm with his girlfriend, Olympia Elaine Goodman. The last few pages are of the young couple out in the country on a farm. Also included are a few small newspaper clippings, one of which is titled, "Airman Tells Life in Italy" which includes accounts from U.S. Airman living in Italy during World War I. The Airman is Clarence M. Smith who went to Oakland's Polytechnic College of Engineering and talks about passing his first flying brevet. Smith is presumably one of the men in this photo album or a friend. Other clippings reference the college's engineering club winning competitions and several clippings about Vanina going off to war in the Engineer Corps. Vanina was the Assistant City Building Inspector for Oakland until he was drafted in the war. One clipping writes that the position of Building Inspector had not been filled when Vanina left for the war.A photo album featuring several young men and their adventures in and around Oakland together during World War I. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Free and Other Stories

      New York: Boni & Liveright. 1918. First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with a nearly invisible little smudge. A truly beautiful copy, and seldom found thus. .

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        Med Dalälven från källorna till havet. I-III:3 (del III:5-6 saknas)

      Bok. 1918-34. Färgplanscher o. a. ill. 10 vol. varav vol. II-IX i förlagets gulddekorerade halvfranska band, vol. I linneklotband med titeletiketter i skinn. De flesta främre häftesomslag medbundna, mycket bra skick. 20x27 cm.

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        Oda a S.E. el presidente de los Estados Unidos de America Mr. Woodrow Wilson

      (Santiago de Chile): Litografia Cadot. 1918. First. First edition. Octavo. 14pp. Stapled illustrated self-wrappers with decorative red, white, and blue ribbons along the spine. Vertical crease, some foxing and small stains and tears on the wrappers, very good. A poem in celebration of Wilson, with an essay on Pan-American unity. Inscribed by the author in slightly fractured English to Wilson: "To H.E. Mr. Woodrow Wilson. To the most vast intelligency of the world, and to the most eminant Statesman of America. Let the Star of Chile unite with the luminous pleyade of the United States of America and illuminate constantly the American fraternity. Gustavo Undurraga." Laid in is a wraparound band hand addressed to Wilson. OCLC locates no copies. Possibly unique. .

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        Atlas of the International Boundary Between the United States and Canada, Arctic Ocean to Mount St Elias [Atlas Volume]

      U.S. Department of State. Hardcover. Washington, 1918. Elephant Folio, green cloth, 42 sheets of maps. 19 x 28 inches. The scarce atlas volume of the two volume set. A companion volume, Joint Report Upon the Survey and Demarcation of the International Boundary Between the United States and Canada along the 141st Meridian from the Arctic Ocean to Mount St. Elias, was also published by the State Department and is not included here. An excellent copy with light shelfwear and a small amount of wrinkling to maps at lower margins. Maps are in excellent condition overall despite the wrinkling. A scarce volume. We can only find one instance of this being offered for sale, and it was an inferior copy with the spine missing. International and priority shipping at cost. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1918. First Edition.

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        Cleek, The Master Detective

      Doubleday, Page, Garden City 1918 - First American edition. Published in 1910 in England as *The Man of Forty Faces*. Slight evidence of a label removed from the front pastedown, a couple of smudges to the endpapers, and light wear to the extremities, a near fine copy lacking the dustwrapper. Vincent Starrett's copy with his ownership Signature. A collection of stories featuring the author's best known detective protagonist, Hamilton Cleek. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Last Poems

      London: Selwyn & Blount, 1918. First edition, unrecorded variant without the publisher's ads at the back. 1 vols. 8vo. Original boards, printed spine label, dust jacket. Faint offsetting to endpapers, bottom corner a little bumped, otherwise a fine unopened copy in the extremely rare dust jacket, which is chipped at the head of the spine and slightly rubbed and dust-soiled. First edition, unrecorded variant without the publisher's ads at the back. 1 vols. 8vo. The bibliographer observes that this volume is "said to be rare." Eckert, pp. 245-246

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        The Spy: The Story of a Superfluous Man.

      New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1918. First American edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Maxim Gorky on the front free endpaper in both English and Cyrillic. Translated from the Russian by Thomas Seltzer. Books signed and inscribed by Gorky are uncommon.

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        Roses et Camelias; Poesies. [bound with] L'Intermezzo de Henri Heine Mis en Vers Francais d'apres la Traduction de Gerard de Nerval. [bound with] Autres Poemes de Henri Heine; Precedes d'un Supplement a l'Intermezzo

      Port-au-Prince: Imprimerie Madame F. Smith [first item]; no printer or publisher imprint on second or third items, 1918. Presumed 1st eds. Hardcover. Very Good. First item: 127p. Second item: frontis, xiii, 76p. Third item: portrait, xxiv, 92p. Contemporary 3/4 leather, recently rebacked. 18cm. Internally sound with some soiling and wear.; the first 8 pages of poems in "Roses et Camelias" have some loss of text in the center of the pages (the missing text has been neatly ewritten out in pencil in the margins). All three items have been INSCRIBED by Moravia to Faith Van Valkenburgh Vilas, a well-to-do American who also wrote poetry. This volume also contains four original photographs of Moravia on blank pages in this volume, either pasted down or taped along edges as well as an autograph poem ("Le Surhomme") written out in pencil in the author's hand and dated 1914. At head of title on Second and third items" Biblioitheque Haitienne, Charles Moravia. Moravia, a great admirer of Heine, created his poetic French versions in the second and third items from Nerval's prose translations from Heine's German.

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        The Springtide of Life

      London: William Heinemann, 1918. Some soiling to binding, unnamed booklabel on front free endpaper. Folio. Color frontispiece and 8 plates after Rackham, tipped to mounts, captioned tissue guards preserved. Original vellum-backed boards, gilt-lettered and -decorated on front cover and spine, decorated endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed with deckle-edges preserved. LIMITED EDITION, number 179 of 765 copies signed by Rackham.

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        Claudius. Friedrich und Anna. Juanna.

      Erste Ausgabe. - Eins über die Auflage von 500 gedrucktes Exemplar. - Vorsatz mit eigenh. Widmung an Gustav Landauer, signiert und datiert Weimar 1918. - Uraufführung am 21. Oktober 1918 im Neuen Theater, Frankfurt am Main. - Einband fleckig u. mit kleiner Tintenkritzelei, Bindung neu verleimt. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 147. 15.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1918 : 1918 Wisden Original Hardback - fine condition

      1918. This 1918 Wisden original hardback is in truly fine condition. The front and rear boards are immaculate and the gilt to the front board and spine is in really bright un-restored condition. The spine itself is in really tremendous condition. If you were being really picky the top and bottom of the spine are very very slightly bumped. The front and rear yellow pages are in as new condition and the front and rear hinges are immaculate. The contents are in almost as new condition. Once again a tremendous copy. We hope to list over the next few weeks a number of fine pre-war publisher s hardbacks including issues for the 1890 s and the First World War and several years from the 1860 s and 1870 s all in fine condition. Please keep a look out for them.

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        Siberia and Eastern Russia, Part I General Description and Introductory Information. Part II Pacific Coast to Irkutsk. Part III Central Siberia. Part IV Western Siberia and Eastern Russia.

      Washington: Governemnt Printing Office, 1918. Undetermined. very good. 1st Edition. 103,xv; 180,xv; 121,xv; 162,xvpp. Four volumes. 16mo. Original green cloth with fold over right hand board and button snap. Title imprinted on spine and front board. Minor wear and soiling to exterior. Russian alphabet tipped onto pastedown in each volume. 33 Figures in Vol. 1; 106 figures in Vol. 2; 49 figures in Vol. 3 and 24 figures in Vol. 4. The figures consist of black and white illustrations and maps, many folding. Each volume has a section of blanck pages for notes with a number of the pages filled at an early date. Limitation page, unused on the reverse of the title page. very good A very interesting publication marked "Confidential for Official Use Only" on the top of the title page. The limitation page states there wer 3000 copies printed and each were assigned to a specific individual of which this set seems not to have been named. The general use would have been intended for military purposes and thus many were probably destroyed after the First World War. Each volume was given a copy no. On the front board with this being a mixed set with the numbers 429, 211, 143 and 143. A great set filled with information about Russia before World War I. 1918

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        THE RED ONE

      Macmillan Company, NY 1918 - 193 pages plus publisher's ads. Portrait frontis. Original brown boards pictorially stamped on front cover and spine in orange, blue, and black. Expertly rebacked with some loss of lettering at the top of the spine with loss of part of the word 'The' in title and complete loss of publisher's imprint at the base of the spine; new endpapers. BAL 11977, Woodbridge 154, HBS 526. Very good. (085) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A British Soldier's First World War Keepsakes Comprising: a commendation for gallantry from Secretary of State for War Winston S. Churchill; an original, hand-annotated trench map of Lens; a 1914 Field Service Pocket Book; and six embroidered, wartime souvenir postcards

      London, 1918. This is a British soldier's archive of First World War keepsakes. Included are: a commendation for gallantry from Secretary of State for War Winston S. Churchill; an original, hand-annotated trench map of Lens; a 1914 Field Service Pocket Book; six embroidered, wartime souvenir postcards. The commendation to “(A/L/C.) J. Johnstone” states his mention in a 16th March 1919 Despatch from Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig “for gallant and distinguished services in the Field.” In the First World War, future Second World War Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) remarkably served both in the Cabinet and on the front. Churchill was First Lord of the Admiralty until 1915 and then, after being scapegoated for the Dardanelles tragedy, served as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. By the war's end, he was exonerated and rejoined the Government, initially as Minister of Munitions. On 9 January 1919 - the same month that the Paris Peace Conference convened - Churchill was appointed Secretary of State for War and Secretary of State for Air. This certificate was issued six months later, “1st July 1919.” The quite large and well-worn, hand-annotated Trench Map is of Lens, France. Lens fell under German control in 1914 and was recovered by British and Canadian forces in 1917. The map measures 84 x 64 cm and is printed on cloth with later, clear lamination on the verso. We note significant annotations in blue, most of them enclosed shapes with letter designations. The 1914 Field Service Pocket Book approaches near fine condition, bound in the original waxed canvas chemise binding with integral flap that folds over the fore edge. Measuring 17 x 11 cm, the book is 290 pages with pink paper advertisements for additional military books bound in both preceding and following the text. The contents feature several color fold-out illustrations. We note the purple ink stamp of “Thacker, Spink & Co., Calcutta” at the foot of the title page. Six souvenir postcards accompany the certificate, map, and book. These post cards are embroidered, several dated in the embroidery (1915, 1917, and 1918). All are addressed to “My dearest” or “My dear Clara” from “Will” except the 1918 card, which is addressed “fondest love to my dear wife from your loving husband | Will”.

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        CHETVERTOE IZMERENIE. OBZOR GLAVNEISHIH TEORIY I POPUTOK ISSLEDOVANYA OBLASTY NEIZMERIMOGO

      Petro Grad: Iz. M.V. Pirozhkova, 1918. Third edition. Cloth bound in fine condition; Contents very good.. Original Russian edition: The Fourth Dimension. An Experiment in the Examination in the Realm of the Unmeasurable; Originally paperbound,nicely recound in blue cloth with original cover pasted to front; 101 pages.

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        Analyse babylonienne. Originalholzschnitt auf Maschinenpapier. Von Christian Schad unten links betitelt und unten rechts voll signiert. 1918. 12,9 x 8 cm, Blattgröße 23 x 15,9 cm.

      Christian Schad schuf im Jahr 1918 eine Reihe von abstrakten Holzschnitten, von denen er jeweils nur einige wenige Abzüge herstellte. Zu dieser Gruppe gehört auch vorliegender Holzschnitt. Er ist der einzige Holzschnitt den Schad mit einem Titel versah und der in einer Auflage von 38 Exemplaren gedruckt wurde. Der Druckstock des Holzschnittes gilt als verschollen. Der Holzschnitt war als Beilage für die Luxusausgabe der Züricher Zeitschrift Dada 4/5 vorgesehen, die in einer Auflage von 38 Exemplaren erscheinen sollte. Von dieser Luxusausgabe wurden jedoch nur wenige Exemplare hergestellt und so ist zu erklären, daß sich allein im Nachlaß des Herausgebers dieser Zeitschrift noch 11 Exemplare befanden. Siehe dazu: Bern, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Auktion 126: Dokumentations-Bibliothek III. Teile der Bibliothek und Sammlung Tristan Tzara. Paris, Nr. 154. Schad war eng befreundet mit Walter Serner und Mitglied des Züricher Dadakreises. 2 weitere, abstrakte Holzschnitte steuerte Schad auch der im November erschienenen Dadazeitschrift „Der Zeltweg" bei. Von großer Seltenheit. Gerahmt. Provenienz: Galleria Schwarz, Milano mit dem entsprechenden Galerieaufkleber auf der Rahmenrückwand Referenz: Dada in Zürich 59 mit Abbildung auf Seite 168 - Schad Dada. Galeria Schwarz 1970, Nr. 24 mit Abbildung auf Seite 27

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        Vingt-cinq poèmes. (Édition de luxe). H. Arp: Dix gravures sur bois. Collection Dada. Zürich. Imprimerie Julius Heuberger 1918. 19,8 x 14,4 cm. 52 ungezählte Seiten mit 10 Original-Holzschnitten von Hans Arp. Originalkarton mit einer Original-Tuschpinselzeichnung von Hans Arp auf den auf dem Vorderdeckel aufgeklebten Goldfolienplättchen..

      Imprimerie Julius Heuberger, 1918. Originalausgabe. Vorliegend ein Exemplar der im Druckvermerk auf der letzten Seite aufgeführten Vorzugsausgabe sur hollande. Die Auflage dieser Édition de luxe wird dort mit 10 Exemplaren angegeben. Unser Exemplar ist auf der dritten Seite des Buches von Tristan Tzara signiert und als Exemplaire No. 9 bezeichnet und auf der gleichen Seite mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung Tzaras an die französische Schauspielerin und Sängerin Marcelle Favrel versehen. Marcelle Favrel stammte aus einer Pariser Bankiersfamilie und heiratete 1921 den amerikanischen Geschäftsmann David Jefferson-Cohn, dessen Namen Sie ab diesem Zeitpunkt trug. Der Druck auf starkem, weißen Hollandbütten sorgt dafür, dass das Buch doppelt so dick ist wie die Normalausgabe. Im Unterschied zur Normalausgabe, bei der ein Original-Holzschnitt von Hans Arp auf die Goldfolie des Einbandes gedruckt wurde, hat Hans Arp bei der Vorzugsausgabe auf die aufgeklebten Goldfolienplättchen des Einbandes eine Original-Tuschpinselzeichnung gemalt. Diese wahrscheinlich mit Hilfe einer Schablone ausgeführte Zeichnung verdeutlicht in eindrucksvoller Weise die enge Verbindung von Text und Illustration. Die Luxusausgabe des Werkes enthält insgesamt 10 Original-Holzschnitte, wovon acht ganzseitig abgedruckt wurden. Die Rückseiten aller 10 Blätter, die einen Originalholzschnitt tragen, blieben unbedruckt. Die Vingt-cinq poèmes sind Tzaras erste Gedichtveröffentlichung in Buchform. Für Hans Arp stellen die in dem Buch verwendeten Original-Holzschnitte die ersten Resultate seiner neugewonnenen Formensprache der biomorphen Abstraktionen dar. Herausragende Publikation dadaistischer Buchillustration. In der vorliegenden Vorzugsausgabe eine große Rarität. Referenz: Dada in Zürich 82 - Centre Pompidou, Dada 1310 mit Abbildungen auf den Seiten 963 und 964, 270, 699 - Peyré. Peinture et poésie 15 mit Abbildung auf Seite 59 und 115 - Washington, Dada, Seite 49 mit Abbildung - Berggruen, Bibliographie Tzara 2 - Hans Arp zum 100. Geburtstag 6 - Motherwell/Karpel. The Dada Painters and Poets 416 - Verkauf. Dada. Monographie einer Bewegung, Seite 105 - Arntz. Verzeichnis der graphischen Arbeiten von Hans Arp 16-25 - Hagenbach 46 - The Artist and the Book 2 - A Century of Artists Books, Seite 177 - Dada Artifacts 19 - Artists' Books in the Modern Era 23 - Andel. Avant-Garde Page Design 135

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        The Springtide of Life

      London: William Heinemann, [1918]. Folio. Color frontispiece and 8 plates after Rackham, tipped to mounts, captioned tissue guards preserved. Original vellum-backed boards, gilt-lettered and -decorated on front cover and spine, decorated endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed with deckle-edges preserved. LIMITED EDITION, number 179 of 765 copies signed by Rackham. Some soiling to binding, unnamed booklabel on front free endpaper.

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        A History of the American People: Documentary Edition.

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1918. First edition. Octavo, 10 volumes, bound in the publisher's three quarters morocco, gilt titles to the spine, contains numerous plates and illustrations. One of 400 copies, signed by President Wilson on the limitation page. An excellent set of this scarce edition of Wilson's history of the American people, first published in 1902, this expanded edition was published at the start of his second term as President of the United States. Rare. "Wilson wanted to enhance the presidency by establishing a direct link to the American people. He thought the president, as their spokesman, should be the preeminent leader of the democratic nation. Long convinced that the British parliamentary government was better than the American constitutional system, he exerted personal influence on the legislative branch in unprecedented ways...The first president to hold regular press conferences, he sought to shape public opinion by managing news from the White House. Moreover, he delivered messages personally to Congress, reviving a practice that George Washington and John Adams had used on a few occasions. From Jefferson through Taft, other U.S. presidents had submitted only written messages" (ANB). As a writer, Wilson "propounded his own frontier thesis to explain American history. Influenced by conversations and correspondence with historian Frederick Jackson Turner, Wilson now credited the frontier, more than the Anglo-Saxon heritage, with the rise of freedom and democracy in the New World" (ANB). "As a lecturer and writer Wilson had a genius for simplification, for the clarification of the complex and the explanation of the relation of things. These qualities he carried into his political speeches and they account in part, at least, for the effect he exercised upon men's minds" (DAB).

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        COME ON!

      1918 - Philadelphia, Ketterlinus 1918. Une affiche lithographique originale et entoilée. Dimension: 0,76x 0,51m. Très bel état.

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        The Tale of Igor

      London: C.W. Beaumont, 1918. Limited first edition of 25 copies printed on sleek japanese vellum. This copy is particularly notable as it is signed by both author and illustrator. Adapted in the late 19th Century from the old Russian legend by playwright Borodin, Helen de Vere Beauclerk's revisiting of this national epic poem charts the hero's failed raid against the Polovtsians. Her tale is illustrated in bright block-colours by Sevier. Unseen at auction for decades. Rare. Large slim octavo, six full-page plates hand-coloured by Sevier; original quarter cloth with paper label; boards scratched, otherwise in very good order.

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        The pen drawings of Norman Lindsay (deluxe edition)

      Special number of Art in Australia. Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Bertram Stevens. Sydney: Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over papered boards (some wear to the joints, loss to corner of paper on front board), photographic frontispiece, 55 tipped-in plates, a couple with corners creased. Limited to 200 copies signed by Norman Lindsay. There was also a trade edition produced in an edition of 2000 copies and a larger format deluxe edition limited to 35 copies. A scarce Lindsay title signed by the artist.

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        Contest Friars VS. Lambs For United War Work Campaign

      Carey Show Print, New York - Poster. Page measures 85 1/2" x 40" This large scale World War I poster features patriotic red, white, and blue fonts to underscore its message. The Friars and the Lambs, two organizations operating at the time of the War (and still today), participated in fundraising contests for the United War Work Campaign or UWWR. That 1918 campaign was charged with raising $170,000,000 to help demobilize the army and maintain morale in the final few years of the war. The campaign was a success, and was at the time recognized as the largest fundraising event in history. This poster is a wonderful vestige that illustrates the willingness of all different organizations to demonstrate their devotion to the nation's troops. It is in very good condition, and is creased at the folds as issued. Scarce.

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        Verses Of A V A D

      The First UK Printing published by Erskine MacDonald in 1918. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light rubbing to the upper edges and a little pushing at the spine ends. Mild toning to the text block and page edges. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Very small ink mark to the lower front pastedown which has slightly offset to the half title. The book has no end papers - as issued. The binding is tight with some early hinge loosening in a few places. A slim book of only 46 pages. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good ++ condition. Mild edge wear with a little loss at the spine and flap ends. Rubbing to the spine and along the flap folds. A few nicks with a small closed tear to the rear cover edges. The red titling remains bright to the spine with the correct issue price of 2/6 net to the spine. A small area of loss with some adjacent rubbing to the front upper cover. The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The author's first published collection of poetry which was dedicated to her fiancee Roland Leighton who had been killed in action in 1915. The book also contains the poem 'To My Brother' (Capt. E.H. Brittain M.C.) which had been written four days before his death in action on the Italian Front in 1918. Brittain had abandoned her studies at Oxford University and had trained as a nurse and had gone off to France, as a member of a Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD). 'Verses of a V.A.D.' were written whilst Brittain was on active service. She would go on to have her her masterly autobiographical account of this period 'Testament Of Youth' published some 15 years later. A very rare survivor with such attributes of what was a cheap post war production. I can locate no other copies for sale worldwide at the time of listing and less than a handful of copies in institutions, mostly without the scarce wrapper. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O., "Pfingstsonntag 1918".

      1918. 2 SS. 8vo. An die Schriftstellerin Lisa Tetzner (1894-1963): "Grade heute am Pfingstsonntag erfahre ich beim telephonischen Anruf, daß Sie abgereist sind, und gerade heute fiel es mir mit ehrlichem Erschrecken bei, daß ich Ihre freundliche Karte vergessen hatte. Das ist mir nun leid, und es bleibt mir nur zweierlei: Ihnen von Herzen Glück auf die Fahrt zu wünschen, und Sie zu bitten, uns nach Ihrer Rückkehr Nachricht zu geben, denn wir würden uns sehr freuen, Sie wiederzusehn [...]".

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        Mid-American Chants

      New York: John Lane. 1918. First. First edition. Boards a trifle soiled else fine in a good only dustwrapper with overall age-toning, several small chips and tears, and the rear panel detached at the joint and flap fold. The author's third book, and his very important first book of poetry. Anderson's poems, long overshadowed by his short stories, evolved directly from the tradition of Walt Whitman. Rare in dustwrapper. .

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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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Svenska Linnesällskapets Årsskrift (SLÅ) Uppsala

      Tidning, tidskrift. Utgiven av Svenska Linnesällskapet. Uppl. 1918-2015. Häftad. 24x17cm. Mycket gott skick. Unikt tillfälle ! Sveriges äldsta årsskrift i sitt slag. Började utkomma 1918. Säljes inte i enstaka band, utan helst hela samlingen. 6000:- Evtl enstaka årgångsexemplar/årgångar 500:-/styck. årgång 1 - 1918 (nytryck 2007) årgång 2 - 1919 årgång 3 - 1920 årgång 4 - 1921 årgång 5 1922 årgång 6 1923 årgång 7 1924 årgång 8 1925 årgång 9 1926 årgång 10 1927 årgång 11 1928 årgång 12 1929 årgång 13 1930 årgång 14 1931 årgång 15 1932 årgång 16 1933 årgång 17 1934 årgång 18 1935 årgång 19 1936 årgång 20 1937 årgång 21 1938 årgång 22 1939 årgång 23 1940 årgång 24 1941 årgång 25 1942 årgång 26 1943 årgång 27 1944 årgång 28 1945 årgång 29 1946 årgång 30 1947 årgång 31 1948 årgång 32 1949 årgång 33-34 1950-1951 årgång 35 1952 årgång 36 1953 årgång 37-38 1954-1955 årgång 39-40 1956-1957 årgång 41 1958 2 exemplar årgång 42 1959 årgång 43 1960 årgång 44 1961 årgång 45 1962 !!!!! årgång 46 - 1963 saknas !!!!! årgång 47 1964 2 exemplar årgång 48 1965 årgång årgång 49 1966 årgång 50 1967 Därefter enbart årgångsuppgifter på omslaget årgång 1968-1969 årgång 1970-1971 årgång 1972-1974 årgång 1975-1977 (2 exemplar) !!!!! årgång 1978 saknas !!!! årgång 1979-1981 årgång 1982-1983 årgång 1984-1985 årgång 1986-1987 årgång 1988-1989 årgång 1990-1991 årgång 1992-1993 årgång 1994-1995 årgång 1996-1997 årgång 1998-1999 årgång 2000-2001 årgång 2002-2003 årgång 2004-2005 årgång 2006 årgång 2007 årgång 2008 årgång 2009 årgång 2010 årgång 2011 årgång 2012 årgång 2013 årgång 2014 årgång 2015

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        Quick! The Cause of the War. Our Reason for Entering the War. Why we must win the War.

      Melbourne: Director-General of Recruiting, 1918. Large folding poster illustrated by Norman Lindsay. Some small splitting along folds but overall a very good example.

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