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        Springtide of Life, The

      London: William Heinemann, 1918 - Signed Limited EditionBound by Zaehnsdorf for E. Joseph[RACKHAM, Arthur, Illustrator]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles. The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by Algernon Charles Swinburne. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse. London: William Heinemann, [1918]. Edition Deluxe limited to 765 numbered copies signed by Arthur Rackham (this copy being no. 185). Large quarto (10 15/16 x 9 inches; 278 x 229 mm.). ix, [1], 132, [2] pp. Nine full color tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards and fifty-two black and white text illustrations. Bound ca. 1989 by Zaehnsdorf for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full dark green crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1918 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, original pictorial end-papers. A fine copy. The signed limited edition contains one extra colored plate that is not found in the trade edition - the frontispiece."[Rackham's] drawings for Swinburne's poems of childhood, The Springtide of Life?attracted the admiration of Edmund Gosse, who expressed his appreciation in a preface and told Rackham personally (18th October 1918: 'This volume will not merely be he best book of the present art-season, but a joy to all sensitive people for years and years to come'" (Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, p. 108)."As the close of his life approached, Swinburne frequently expressed his intention to extract from his various volumes those poems which were addressed to children, or were descriptive of child-life, and to publish them in a separate collection. He died without having found occasion to carry out this plan, and he left no directions with regard to the way in which it ought to be done? One reason why Swinburne never brought out such a collection was his failure to find an artist who could interpret to his satisfaction the simplicity and freshness of his verses. We are fortunate in having secured, in Mr. Arthur Rackham, one whose delicate and romantic fancy is in sensitive harmony with Swinburne's, and who understands, no less than he did, how "Heaven lies about us in our infancy." (Edmund Gosse),Latimore and Haskell, p. 48. Riall, p. 133. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Mid-American Chants

      John Lane, New York 1918 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Poesie

      NICOLA ZANICHELLI EDITORE, 1918. ITALIANO 0,28 Brossura in cartoncino semi rigido. Copertina illustrata. Pagine in buono stato brunite, così i tagli. Note di Luigi Pietrobono. USATO

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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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        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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        THAILAND – WWI VICTORY PROCLAMATION BROADSIDE: ROYAL PROCLAMATION ON THE OCCASION OF THE GREAT VICTORY OF THE ALLIES. (TRANSLATION).

      Folio Broadside (47.5 x 28 cm / 19 x 11 inches), lithographed (Good, some old folds and light staining, mounted upon archival Japanese tissue). - [Bangkok], November 19, 1918. An extremely rare broadside issued by the Royal Court of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) of Siam, celebrating the Allied victory in World War I, translated into the English language and published in Bangkok for the benefit of Siam’s Western expatriate population. - This extremely rare broadside was printed on the orders of the Royal Court of Siam (Siam would not become Thailand until 1932), in the name of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI), and celebrates the end of World War I, and Siam’s role as one of the victorious Allied powers. The broadside was issued in the English language (after a Thai language broadside) for the benefit of the many Westerners resident in Bangkok, some of whom wielded significant influence upon their home government’s attitudes towards Siam. In this sense, the broadside was a key part of Vajiravudh’s ongoing (and highly successful) nationalist propaganda campaign, which sought to stoke patriotic sentiment at home (to the benefit of this rule), while strengthening Siam’s status abroad. While the broadside was certainly issued separately, some examples were also included as insets within the November 19, 1918 edition of the Bangkok Times, a newspaper, which since its founding in 1887 had been the main public information vehicle for Westerners in Siam. Like all official royal documents, the royal vignette of the Chakri Dynasty tops the broadside. Beneath, the text commences: "On the 22nd of July of the present year I invited the Siamese people to unite in an intercessional prayer involving the Holy Buddhist Trinity and the Virtues of the departed Sovereigns of the Royal Chakri Dynasty to grant aid and vouchsafe victory to the Grand Alliance over our enemies." The King then gives details with respect to the Allies’ momentous global military achievements during the war, which are framed as "the triumph of Right over Militarism and of Civilization over Barbarism". In honour of the victory, the King then extends an invitation to the Siamese people to attend a massive patriotic-religious celebration to be convened at the Royal Plaza on December 2, 1918 (the anniversary of his coronation), where Vajiravudh will be joined by "the Princess of the Royal House, the officials of the Governments, the officers and men of My Army and Navy, and Corps of Wild Tiger Scouts [the King’s special armed corps], [and] there offer up a Thanksgiving Prayer to the Holy Emerald Image of our Lord Buddha. (M.R.) Rama R, Given at the Ambara Palace, Bangkok, on the nineteenth day of November, B.E. 2461 (1918.)" Historical Context: King Vajiravudh, the Rise of Thai Nationalism & Siam’s Role in World War I - The present broadside marks a key event in the brief, but consequential, reign of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI, 1885 – 1925, reigned 1910-25) of Siam. Vajiravudh was known for his efforts to promote Thai nationalism towards further uniting the country under the rule of the Chakri Dynasty and to augment the global prestige of Siam in an effort to protect its sovereignty. Vajiravudh succeeded his father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V, reigned 1868 – 1910), who was considered a great ruler, responsible for the profound social and economic modernization of Siam. However, Chulalongkorn, between 1889 and 1909, had been forced to make massive territorial concessions to Britain (in Malaya) and France (in Cambodia), as well as to sign a series of ‘unequal treaties’ that gave Westerners undue legal and economic privileges within Siam. His son found these concessions humiliating and Vajiravudh became almost obsessively determined to prevent further territorial losses and to roll back the unequal treaties. SEE OUR WEB PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTIONS. A Note on Rary - The present broadside is today extremely rare, like pretty much all such ephemeral works produced in tropical climates. We can locate only a single institutional example, at the National Library of Thailand (Bangkok), while we cannot trace any sales record. References: Broads

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        BUCHAREST, ROMANIA: 28 IMAGES OF THE OTTOMAN ARMY IN BUCHAREST.

      Oblong 4°, [30] printed title page, printed text page and 28 printed full page photoreprodctions, original brown wrappers with printed title, originally bound with a string (Very Good, wrappers slightly scuffed and stained, first pages with very light foxing). - 1918. A rare book in Ottoman Turkish includes photoreproductions with the locations of the Ottoman army in Bucharest in Romania, during the occupation of Romania’s capital by the Central powers between 1916-1918. - This rare book, written in Ottoman Turkish script, was published in the time of the occupation of the Bucharest by the Central powers, and includes 28 full-page images, showcasing the images from the life of the Ottoman army in the city between 1916 and 1918. The photographs try to present the military life in Bucharest as elegant and well organised. The locations, which are titled in Ottoman Turkish and German, are: 1- The Turkish Military Government Building, 2- The house of the Turkish appointed Lieutenant General Osman Nizami Pasha (1856-1939), 3- The house of the Turkish Chief of Staff Tevfik Bey, 4- Turkish officer corpus in Bucharest, 5- A mosque in the Park-Carol in Bucharest (built in 1906), 6- The Turkish commander quarters in Bucharest, 7- Turkish garrison, 8- Turkish office for personal identification documents, 9- Turkish Commissariat, 10- Turkish garrison barracks, 11- Turkish Red Crescent Hospital, 12- Interior of the Red Crescent Hospital, 13- Turkish Labour Company, 14- Turkish police quarters, 15- Turkish Straggler Collecting Point, 16- Turkish Train station headquarters, 17- Turkish prisoners of war, 18- Turkish train barracks, 19- Turkish 54th train, 22 - Turkish storage rooms and workshops, 23- Turkish military post, 24- Turkish field package post, 25- Officer Casino, 26 - Club for Turkish Officers, 27 - Club and Cinema for Turkish Soldiers, 28 – Turkish cemetery. The Ottoman army occupied the centre of Bukarest for a short period between December 1916, after the city was sieged by the Central powers (Germany, Bulgaria, Austria-Hungary and Ottoman Empire) at the battle of Bucharest, until the end of WWII in 1918. This album was probably published to advertise life of the Ottoman soldiers in the newly occupied city.

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        Nouveau manuel complet de l'ajusteur-mécanicien apprenti ouvrier, contremaître contenant rudiments mathématiques, notions de mécanique, ajustage complet. Procédés et recettes d'ajustage. Organisation, hygiène et sécurité

      Paris, encyclopédie Roret L.Mulo, 1918, in-12, 256pp, demi-chagrin rouge, Ouvrages orné de 230 figures en noir dans le texte.

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        Lovis Corinth, Strasse in Königsberg, Lithografie auf Japanpapier, signiert

      1918 - LOVIS CORINTH, Tapiau 1858 - 1925 Zandvort, Strasse in Königsberg, 1918, Lithographie auf Japanpapier, Rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert. Darstellungsgröße: 39,7 x 25 cm, Rahmengröße: 78 x 66 cm, Eines von 40 Exemplaren auf diesem Papier, Gesamtauflage 115 Exemplare. Werkverzeichnis Schwarz L321, Zustand: Guter Zustand, Gerahmt in einer originalen Berliner Leiste unter säurefreiem Passepartout mit Museumsglas. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 50,-, Welt Euro 75,-

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        6 x Zirkus von Fries Hanny .

      Kassette (66 x 53 cm), mit 2 Textblättern und 6 zweifarb. Orig.-Lithographien (64 x 50 cm), Kassette mit losen Blättern., Kassette min. angeschmutzt, Blätter tadellos Gesamtauflage von 100 Stück, davon 25 h.c., diese Kassette eine davon. Alle Grafiken von der Künstlerin signiert, ebenso im Impressum.- Hanny Fries (1918-2009) war Theaterzeichnerin am Schauspielhaus Zürich. Zwischen 1960 - 1978 hat sie mehr als 2000 Zeichnungen von den Inszenierungen gemacht, von denen hier die Hälfte versammelt ist.

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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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        Joan of Arc saved France: save your country; buy War Savings Stamps (poster)

      [Washington, D.C.]: United States Treasury Department, 1918 - Poster. Color lithograph. 30.3 x 20.25 in. / 77 x 51.4 cm. A glamorous treatment. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue. Repairs and inpainting. Very fresh color.

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        Per Amica Silentia Lunae.

      Macmillan, London., 1918. First edition. Octavo. 95 pages. 1500 copies were printed. Original blue cloth. Cover design in gilt by T. Sturge Moore.Slight spotting of prelims. Near fine in the scarce dustwrapper which is very good, chipped at edges, darkened and rubbed at the spine with some minor loss to three letters in the title.

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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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        The Birth of a Nation (Original herald for the 1915 film)

      David W. Griffith, Los Angeles 1918 - Vintage herald for a revival showing of the landmark 1915 film at the Opera House in Suffern, NY on May 15 and 16, 1918. 16.5 x 5.5 inches (42 x 14 cm), accordion folded to 4.25 x 5.5 inches (11 x 14 cm), with four panels on each side. Near Fine, with a small separation to one of the folds and some light edgewear. National Film Registry.

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        Photographs]: World War I African-American Sailor from Philadelphia

      1918 - A collection of 108 photographs, mostly taken by Walter Timothy, Jr., an African-American sailor from Philadelphia. 96 of the images are on shipboard or related, while 12 are (mostly older) images of the Timothy family, also two post cards, commercially printed (but which help provide the identification of Timothy). Various sizes, most are around 3.5" x 3.5", a fair number are real photo postcards. Some overall fading, a few with small ink splashes or creases, most are near very good, with a few better or worse. A majority are briefly but clearly captioned on the verso, a few on the margins or edges of the images.Service records indicate that Walter Timothy, Jr. enlisted in the Navy in 1911 and served throughout the duration of World War I on convoy ships and escorts. He also later served in WWII. The vast majority of the Naval images represented here (and likely all of them) were taken during the War, and depict a number of topics that would indicate that fact, including a destroyer standing by a disabled hydroplane floating nose down in the ocean, pictures of depth charge explosions trying to sink subs, several of dirigibles and "captive" observation balloons tethered over the ship, several of troop convoys in formation, divers going down in harbors looking for mines, survivors from a French fishing boat sunk by a U-boat. Also included are a few images of ship pets including cats (one walking along the barrel of the aft-gun), a dog, a goat mascot, airing bedding on deck, an image of a collision at sea between two U.S. ships, one odd image of what looks like a German soldier attempting to bayonet a French fisherman (certainly staged, as the next image shows them laughing together), a barber giving a haircut on the deck, many images of big guns and mines on deck in racks, a few in the engine room of ships both American and British.Many are of Timothy's shipmates, almost all of them white (including one curious fellow, "Monkey Baldwin" who in a couple of images was kept on a leash and acted like a chimpanzee), another of all-bald shipmates. Only one image shows a group of black shipmates, perhaps stewards. The jovial nature on board would suggest that Timothy was on good terms with most of his white shipmates.The family images, mostly with Philadelphia photographers marks are mostly of females, several captioned, although one identifies Walter (in dress and with long hair) as a 16-month old toddler. Census records indicate that after the war Walter went to work for the U.S. Postal Service. Despite the fading that impacts the aesthetic quality of some of the images, still an easily viewable and a fascinating collection of images depicting the course of service of a black sailor during the World War I, and very uncommon thus.

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        [Broadside]: W.S.S. Enlistment. Important Notice! The President of the United States Proclaims Friday, June 28th, 1918 National War Savings Day

      [Hartford, Conn.?], 1918. Good. Broadside on paper. 17" x 24". Printed in black. Old folds, chips and tears at the corners, good. Uncommon poster. OCLC seems to locate no copies.

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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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        Das Flugblatt. Hefte [I]-V [alles Erschienene].

      Wien, Anzengruber-Vlg. u. ab H.3: Vlg. "Das Flugblatt" (Stern & Steiner) 1917-1918. - Raabe, Zeitschriften 31; Dietzel/Hügel 2, 978. Heft 1: Frühjahr 1917; H.2: Sommer 1917; H.3: März 1918; H.4: Mai 1918; H.5: Herbst 1918. Seltene, unregelmäßig erschienene, literarische Zeitschrift mit Beiträgen expressionistischer Dichter. Enthält Gedichte, Erzählungen und Anmerkungen. Text zweispaltig gedruckt im größeren Format als der "Ruf", dem die Zeitschrift ähnelt. Programmatische Äußerung Fontanas, der als Wegbereiter des österreichischen Expressionismus gilt, in Heft 3 (S.11): ".Dichtung ist das Wahrhaftigste der Welt und der Dichter ist der menschlichste Mensch.Wieder das Gefühl der Dichtung, für den Dichter zu wecken, ihre verantwortungsvolle Gewissensnotwendigkeit zu zeigen - das ist Ziel des Flugblattes". - Beiträger sind u.a. Max Brod, Paris von Gütersloh, Walther Hasenclever, Max Mell, Rene Schickele, Anton Schnack, Paul Zech. 2°. Je Hft. 12 S. (in unterschiedlichem Format und Papierqualität). Ohne Umschlag (wie erschienen). Vereinz. etw. angestaubt, insgesamt sehr schön erhalten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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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