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        English Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited., 1918. Large octavo. Recent black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, decorative title block to front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, original endpapers bound in. With 16 mounted colour illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Occasional spotting to pages. An excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 123 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        6 Bände. 1. Band: Das schwatzende Herz und andere Novellen. 2. Band: Das Feuerpferd und andere Novellen. 3. Band: Der Goldkäfer und andere Novellen. 4 Band: König Pest und andere Novellen. 5 Band: Hans Pfaals Mondreise und andere Novellen. 6. Band: Ligeia und andere Novellen. Sieben Gedichte.

      Groß-8. 24,5 cm. 173, 180, 171, 158 (1), 169 und 165 (1) Seiten. Original-Halbpergamentbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel. Kopfgoldschnitte. Jeweils eins von 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren. Erste Ausgabe mit den Illustrationen von Kubin. Horodisch 97, 98, 99, 100, 101 und 105. Mit insgesamt 85 Illustrationen von Alfred Kubin. Jeweils Titelzeichnung und weitere meist ganzseitige Illustrationen, Strichätzungen nach Federzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin. Exlibris auf Vorsätzen. Es erschien 1918 noch ein weiterer Band in gleicher Aufmachung, Gordon Pym, dieser fehlt hier. Gute bis sehr gute Exemplare.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        2 original military diplomas for Charles William Beeston Prescott, 2nd Lieut., 10th hussars.

      London, february 15th 1897, june 3rd 1918. - circa 30,5 x 40 and 32 x 20,8 cm. 1 folded leaf with two stamps - 1 double-leaf with blindstamp - added to the two documents is a book about the officer "Two original military documents, the first signed by Queen Victoria receiving the 2nd lieutenant in the Land forces, the second signed by George V., granting "the dignity of an offcer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire". - Added is a privately printed book with memoirs about Charles Prescott (1877-1955) by several of his friends (45 pages with several plates; one of 150 copies). " "- Only the second diploma with one small rust stain, otherwise fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Svenskt biografiskt lexikon I-XXX (1-30, häfte 1-150)

      Stockholm 1918-2000. Ej kollationerad. Band I-X bundna i något nötta halvfranska band med markerade bind, dubbla svarta ryggitelfält, förgylld ryggdekor och marmorerade snitt [etikett: AB C. E. Fritze's K. Hofbokhandel Stockholm]. Band XI-XXIII bundna i uniforma halvfranska band med marmorerat pärmpapper och förgylld ryggtitel & dekor. Band XI-XIII med något ljusare ryggar, band XI-XV med marmorerade övre snitt. Band XXIV-XXX bundna i uniforma halvklotband med förgylld ryggtitel & dekor. [26x17,5 cm]. Utgallrad från Västerbotten-Kurirens bibliotek med stämplar. En trevlig svit i 30 volymer. 'Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (SBL) är ett personhistoriskt lexikon som började ges ut 1917 och som juni 2016 omfattar A-Svedelid (Häfte 168, De Suremain-Svedelid). Lexikonet utgör en på förstahandskällor baserad generalinventering av betydelsefulla personer och deras gärningar under olika skeden av det svenska samhällets utveckling' (https://sok.riksarkivet.se/sbl/Start.aspx). Ett antal framträdande forskare har medverkat vid framställningen av verket, bland dessa återfinns J. A. Almquist, G. M. Silfverstolpe, H. Schück, A. Blanck, S. E. Bring, I. Collijn och A. Grape. Häfte 151 (Rydbeck-Rålamb) tryckt 2000 tom Häfte 168 (De Suremain-Svedelid) tryckt 2016 som utkommit saknas i detta set. Publiceras med 2-3 häften per år. 5 häften utgör ett band.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Bothnia]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        History of Golf at the Cape, in which is also treated ''The Origin of the Game of Golf,'' Golf Stories and a Register of S.A. Clubs

      Cape Town, South Africa: Argus Printing Publishing, 1918. - 48 pp. Illustrated with ads. 8½x5½, original tan printed wrappers. First Edition The book is an invaluable history of the game in South Africa; without it the facts and statistics listed within would surely be lost today Protected in a clam shell box. front cover loose. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Golf Books]
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        Le Panama ou les aventures de mes sept oncles

      First edition, one of 500 numbered copies on vélin d'Arches paper.Illustrated with 25 outlines of American railways.The poem is presented folded like a pocket railway timetable.  Editions de la Sirène Paris 1918 19x23,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Photograph (gelatin silver print, vintage).

      Probably Akaba, 1917/1918. - Black-and-white gelatin silver print, 105 x 131 mm. Undated photograph, probably showing Lawrence on the hills at Akaba some time in 1917-1918, squinting into the sun and dressed in bedouin "robes of spotless white" (in the words of his biographer Richard Aldington). Behind and below are tents and camels. - Some surface nicks; slight loss to lower left corner. Published in: Tabachnick/Matheson, Images of Lawrence, p. 50 (source: Imperial War Museum).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Correspondance Verlaine-Rops -

      Edition de l'

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Fine Group Portrait Photograph, unsigned, by Wilhelm Niederastroth (1859-1941, Emperor of Germany), AUGUSTE (his Empress, 1858-1921), VIKTORIA LUISE (1892-1980, their only daughter, Duchess of Brunswick) and her children ERNST AUGUST (1914-1987, Duke of Brunswick), GEORG WILHELM (1915-2006, Headmaster of Salem) and FREDERIKA (1917-1981, Queen of Paul I of Greece)]

      1918 - of Selle & Kuntze, Potsdam, showing the Kaiser, smiling in uniform, and his daughter in a simple but elegant white dress, her hands on Prince Ernst August's shoulders, Empress Auguste is seated looking down at Frederika on her knee, while Georg Wilhelm is kneeling beside her leaning on her chair, all full length and all full or nearly full face, 8" x 6" on photographer's card mount 9" x 8

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Plane Tales from the Skies.

      London: Cassell and Company, 1918.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.x; 182. Publisher's red cloth with black titles to spine and upper board, in pictorial dust-jacket designed by G.H. Tavis. A collection of fact-based short stories about early aerial combat in WWI, mostly on the Western Front. Faint ghost of a stamp to front pastedown, cheap grey paper stock has some occasional spotting. Slight spotting to endpapers. Some marks to the cloth at the spine. Dust-jacket shows very well, with a crease to the front panel, loss at the top and bottom of the spine panel and to the top left and bottom right corners of the rear panel, creasing and nicking along the top and bottom edges of the dust-wrapper. Quite heavy spotting to spine panel. A very good example, exceedingly scarce in its dust-jacket. Aside from being an author, Blake was a pioneer aviator who led the first attempted circumnavigation of the globe by air in 1922, and motored around both South America and the Central African Federation in a Standard Vanguard.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        J`ai tué. Prose par Monsieur Blaise Cendrars et 5 dessins de Monsieur Fernand Léger. Paris. A La Belle Édition 1918. 20,5 x 19,4 cm. 18 nicht nummerierte Blätter. Originalbroschur mit einer Umschlagillustration von Fernand Léger in Blau und Gelb.

      A La Belle Édition, 1918. Originalausgabe. Andel, Avant-Garde Page Design 94 und 95 - Cubist Prints/Cubist Books 62. Nr. 48 von 300 nummerierten Exemplaren auf unbeschnittenem vergé à la forme. Die Gesamtauflage betrug 353 Exemplare. Typographie und Druck besorgte Francois Bernouard. Der Text wurde in Rot gedruckt, die Illustrationen von Léger in Rot und Blau, die Umschlagillustration außerdem mit gelbem Pochoir versehen. Der gegen die Unmenschlichkeit und Sinnlosigkeit des Krieges geschriebene Text von Blaise Cendrars, der im ersten Weltkrieg seinen rechten Arm verlor, wird von 5 (einschließlich des Umschlages) kubistischen Zeichnungen von Fernand Léger begleitet. Diese Zeichnungen Légers stellen die ersten Arbeiten nach seiner Genesung von den Folgen eines Giftgasangriffes dar, die er bei einem Fronteinsatz in der Nähe von Verdun erlitten hatte. Sensationelles Zusammenspiel von Text und Illustration und einzigartiges Zeugnis der frühen und intensiven Zusammenarbeit der beiden Künstlerfreunde. Der Umschlag mit kleinen Fehlstellen am unteren und am oberen Teil des Rückens, sonst schönes und sauberes Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen Publikation.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        YOU SAVED THEM IN 1917. WILL YOU LET THEM STARVE NOW? LOOK….READ…ACT…

      New York; American Jewish Relief Committee. 1918. Poster. New York; American Jewish Relief Committee, 1918. Original color poster, 10 x19 inches on a 14x 22 inch mat. One of 4 variants of this poster we have seen, each with different images and slightly different text. All are versions of Hoover Political Poster Database Nr. US 3407. This appears to be the least common. Hoover identifies the artist as “Cozzy. ” Unobtrusive creases. Professionally linen backed for conservation. Very Good Condition. (AMR-46-46) . .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Fine group photograph, by Adele Forster of Vienna, unsigned, (1853-1933, sister of Queen Alexandra and the Tsarina, third daughter of Christian IX, Duchess of Cumberland), her husband ERNST AUGUST (of Hanover, 1845-1923, 3rd Duke of Cumberland), their son ERNST AUGUST (1887-1953, Duke of Brunswick) and daughter-in-law VIKTORIA LUISE (of Germany, 1892-1953), with their grandchildren ERNST AUGUST (1914-1987), GEORG WILHELM (1915-2006, sometime headmaster of Salem) and FREDERIKA (1917-1981, Queen of Paul I of the Hellenes), and daughter MARIE LOUISE (1879-1948, wife, 1900, of Prince Max of Baden, 1867-1939)]

      1918 - showing them seated except for the Duke of Brunswick (standing, in uniform) and Frederika (on Viktoria Luise's lap), 6" x 8

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Het Getij. Collectie van 52 nummers van dit literaire maandschrift (1919-1923).

      - Vier complete jaargangen (1918, 1919, 1922 en 1923) en losse nummers uit 1916 (1), 1920 (4) en 1921 (3). Verschillende uitgevers en formaten. Ook met enkele bijlagen: het Bijblad, aan toneel gewijd, dat in 1921 enkele malen werd toegevoegd, een prospectus van Het Getij en een van uitgeverij Van Munster, en het vers 'Aandachtig gedicht' van Willem de M

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        Le flâneur des deux rives

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Hollande, the only large paper copies after 5 on China. With a photographic portrait of the author as frontispiece. Endpapers very lightly, marginally sunned (not seriously). A very good copy. Editions de la Sirène Paris 1918 10,5x18cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        20 farbige Steinzeichnungen aus dem Feld. 20 farbige Original-Lithographien.

      München, Selbstverlag, 1918. . Vier der zwanzig Blätter von Osswald betitelt und SIGNIERT. - Seltene Graphikfolge des Münchner Illustrators und Tiermalers Eugen Osswald (1879-1960). "Zu Gunsten der Wittwen- und Waisenkasse des Bayr. Landw. Inf. Regt. Nr. 1.", erschienen in nur 150 Exemplaren. - Osswald war 1914 bis 1918 im Felde gewesen. Trotz seines scharfen Blicks wirken seine Bilder oft nicht bedrohlich, zeigen Szenen von großer Schönheit, so das Bild von zwei Soldaten bei der nächtlichen Heuernte, beleuchtet vom Geschützfeuer im Hintergrund. Den Postholer (St. Nicolaus) und den alten Meldereiter (St. Georg) inszeniert er sogar mit vom Vollmond gebildeten Heiligenscheinen. Ursprünglich hatte Osswald ein Skizzenbuch mit humoristischen Versen herausgeben wollen, doch die Kosten erwiesen sich als zu hoch. Stattdessen lithographierte er eine Auswahl von zwanzig Blättern als Mappenwerk, von dem drei Varianten erschienen: 50 Mappen für Offiziere, 50 für Unteroffiziere und Mannschaft sowie 50 Mappen für Kunstfreunde und Sammler, nummeriert und mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift versehen. - In kräftigen Farben auf dünnem chamoisfarbenem Papier. - Mappe gering gebräunt u. bestoßen, Textblatt u. Mappenflügel gering knickfaltig

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        A Book of Congo Recipes. Compiled by the Ladies of the A.P.C.M. Luebo, Congo Belge, Africa

      Luebo, Congo Belge: The J. Leighton Wilson Printing Office, 1918. Octavo-sized, stapled booklet, 42 pages. First and only edition. A missionary cookbook, from the American Presbyterian Congo Mission located in Luebo, Congo. The preface states that the "recipes in this book have been collected to enable our Missionaries to make as free and varied use of native foodstuffs as possible, and only such recipes as call in whole or in part for native products have been included in the collection. Some of the recipes have been adopted from home cook books, some are original with the Ladies of the A.P.C.M. and others contributed by ladies of the Lower Congo Mission." Luebo was rivertown in the Kasai Province, a south-central region of the Belgian Congo, and the site of the Belgian Trading Company, through which massive amounts of elephant ivory and rubber were extracted. In 1918, the year of this book's publication, the Belgian Congo had existed for just ten years, in part a reaction to King Leopold's prior brutal control under the name the Congo Free State. Missionary groups, like the A.P.C.M. provided one of the three controlling interests in the Belgian Congo, called the trinité coloniale: the state, private companies, and missionaries. The text block, printed on pale green paper, is sound, although it shows signs of chipping and insect predation to the first few leaves. Staples rusty. The front and rear wrapper panels, both printed, are detached and heavily chipped. But all text is unaffected and legible. With the pencil inscription of a previous owner, "loaned to Mother Clark, re. Jan 10-32". A miraculous survival. Unrecorded. [OCLC locates no copies].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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        Informationsblätter: Verein Sturmbühne [und] Die Sturmbühne: Das Theater der Expressionisten. Satzungen des Vereins Sturmbühne, Vorsitzender Dr. John Schikowski, Geschäftsstelle Charlottenburg, Scharrenstraße 11: Satzungen (10 Punkte); [und] Informationsblatt >Das Theater der Expressionisten< Ankündigung der Eröffnung für Dienstag, den 15. Oktober [1918] zur Uraufführung von "Sancta Susanna" von August Stramm, zu der Lothar Schreyer das Bühnenwerk schrieb. Wiederholungen der Aufführungen für Freitag, den 18. Oktober [1918] und Sonnabend, den 19. Oktober. Alle Aufführungen finden statt im Künstlerhaus Berlin, Bellevuestraße 3. Zitat: "An jedem der Abende wird die Dichtung Sancta Susanna von August Stramm (Bühnenwerk von Lothar Schreyer) und

      Berlin, [Verlag DER STURM], 1918 - je ca. 21 x 15,6 cm, 1 Blatt (2 Seiten): Verein Sturmbühne; 1 Doppelblatt (4 Seiten): Die Sturmbühne Das Theater der Expressionisten, gedruckt auf Maschinenbütten, papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, sonst ein guter Zustand. Literatur: STURM-BÜHNE, Jahrbuch des Theaters der Expressionisten, Nummer 2 Februar 1918, darin auf der letzten Seite: "Mitteilungen: Das Theater der Expressionisten hat seine Vorarbeiten begonnen. Ausbildung an der Kunstschule DER STURM Berlin W9, Potsdamerstr. 134a. Anmeldungen sind dorthin zu richten. Der Verein STURMBÜHNE / Vorsitzender Dr. John Schikowski / Geschäftsstelle Charlottenburg Scharrenstraße 11, versendet kostenlos Aufruf und Satzung". - Vgl.: Brühl (1983) Seite 56, 334f. - Dietzel/Hügel 2852. - Raabe 40.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Reden, Berichte und Weissagungen Jesajas, aus dem Urtext übertragen durch Lazarus Goldschmidt.

      Max Perl, Berlin 1918 - Berlin, Max Perl, 1918. Folio. M. farb. Doppeltit., Textbordüren u. kolorierten Initialen. 86 S., 1 Bl. Brauner Maroquineinbd. auf 5 Bünden m. gold. RTit. u. gold- u. blindgepräg. Deckelornamenten v. K.Strenge, Berlin. (Rücken etw. ausgeblichen u. leicht beschabt). Nr. 114 v. 200 Exempl. (Rücken etw. ausgeblichen u. leicht beschabt). Nr. 114 v. 200 Exempl.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Seidel & Richter]
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        [An original watercolour illustration from Josephine Is Busy].

      An original, signed, watercolour painting (image size 196 x 285mm), with bodycolour, by Honor C. Appleton, beautifully displayed in a cream acid-free mount hand-ruled in gilt with an onlaid marbled paper panel within a clean, hand-made, and richly gilded frame; with the original exhibition label from Chris Beetles Limited, 10 Ryder Street, St. James's to the reverse; in fine and exquisite condition with no fading to the colours, beautifully presented in an immaculate gold leaf frame. An original watercolour illustration for Josephine Is Busy by Mrs. Henry Cowper Cradock, published by Blackie in 1918. It is a design for the dustwrapper, incorporating the book title and the artist's name in red. The scene depicted is entitled "All the toys run at Josephine to get their piece of paper". Honor C. Appleton (1879-1951) was a widely appreciated, and prolific, watercolour artist and children's book illustrator who is principally known for her work on Cradock's series of Josephine books, published between 1916 and 1940. Josephine and her battered toy friends are characteristically seen from a very low viewpoint, a few inches from the floor, with the skirting board as an indicator of scale.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        KATO.

      , Genève, William Kundig, 1918. in-folio (480 X 375 mm.), en couverture imprimée.cartonnéIl est l'un des 150 exemplaires numérotés La couverture de lin n'est pas l'époque, pas d'origine.Edition originale

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        Mitchell Library Sydney. Contents List of the H.L. White Postage-Stamp Collection.

      Sydney: Government printer, 1918. Octavo, 8pp, with original wrappers bound in; excellent condition in ornate gilt binding. Henry White's copy of the Mitchell Library catalogue of his philatelic bequest, in personalised gilt decorated leather binding with the front board lettered "H.L. White".From the preface to the catalogue: 'In May, 1917, Mr. H.L. White donated to the Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales his valuable collection of New South Wales postage and duty stamps for exhibition in the Mitchell Library Building. The collection is valued by experts at £15,000. It is rich and extensive, and contains many rarities and specially fine copies. The donor's intention was that the postage stamps should be readily available for inspection...'The catalogue is bound with a special number of The Australian Philatelist for June 1917 detailing the White bequest.

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        CATS AT PLAY.

      [12] pages, each illustrated with between one and two full-colour images together with a simple caption. The centrefold features a double page spread of images. Original stiff stapled wrappers, the upper cover bearing s full-colour picture by Wain;, the rear panel blank, the verso and recto of the covers bearing images in black & white, the image on the recto of the rear wrapper being by E. A. Cubitt. Folio. First edition. Worn, with some light soiling throughout; the wrappers worn at the spine and corners and with some staining. However, being fragile, this is a very rare Wain item, the first copy we have seen. Copac records two copies only.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Über die spezielle und die allgemeine Relativitätstheorie (Gemeinverständlich).

      Braunschweig: Freidr. Vieweg & Sohn, 1918. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by Einstein, of the third edition (first published the previous year) of his 'popular account' (Gemeinverständlich) of relativity theory, which remains one of the most lucid explanations of the special and general theories ever written. According to the preface (in the first edition dated December, 1916), its aim was to provide "an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics ... The author has spared himself no pains in his endeavor to present the main ideas in the simplest and most intelligible form, and on the whole, in the sequence and connection in which they actually originated". The work is divided into three parts: the first on special relativity, the second on general relativity, and the third on the application of relativity to cosmology. This third edition is important as it is the first to contain a discussion of the universe as a whole (sections 30-32), and also the first to contain the two appendices "Simple Derivation of the Lorentz Transformation" (as a supplement to section 11) and "Minkowski's Four-Dimensional Space ('World')" (as a supplement to section 17). Provenance: Inscribed Meinem Lieben Freunden und Prozessgegner zum freundlichen Gedanken von seinem A. Einstein in Einstein's hand on title and dated February 14, 1919. "After submitting the final version of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, Einstein began to write a comprehensive summary of the theory for the scientific community. At that time he was already thinking about writing a popular book on relativity--both the special and the general--as he indicated in a letter to his close friend Michele Besso, quoted in the epigraph. Einstein completed the manuscript in December, and the booklet (as he referred to it) Relativity: The Special and the General Theory (A Popular Account) was published in German in the spring of 1917. "Einstein believed that the laws of nature could be formulated in a number of simple basic principles, and this quest for simplicity characterized his scientific activities. He also believed that it was his duty to explain these principles in simple terms to the general public and to convey the happiness and satisfaction that understanding them can generate. As Einstein stated in the short introduction to his booklet, he "spared himself no pains in his endeavour to present the main ideas in the simplest and most intelligible form," yet the book is not popular in the usual sense. It may be popular in its format, in its dialogue with the reader, in its examples from daily life, and in the lack of mathematical formulas, but it does not compromise on scientific rigor. The reader soon discovers that an intellectual effort is required to follow the flow of Einstein's thoughts and arguments. "In his brief introduction, Einstein also said that in the interest of clarity, he repeated himself frequently "without paying the slightest attention to the elegance of the presentation." To justify this approach, Einstein referred to the brilliant physicist Ludwig Boltzmann, "according to whom, matters of elegance ought to be left to the tailor and to the cobbler." Despite this assertion, the booklet is written with sophistication and elegance. The path from Newtonian mechanics to special relativity and then to general relativity--followed by its immediate consequences-- emerges as an exciting intellectual odyssey. There is hardly any trace of Einstein's own bumpy road or of the difficulties he encountered on the way to this achievement. "However, Einstein was not happy with the result. In a letter to Besso he wrote: "The description has turned out quite wooden. In the future, I shall leave writing to someone else whose speech comes more easily than mine and whose body is more in order." Jokingly, he later remarked that the description Gemeinverstandlich (generally understandable), on the cover of the booklet, should read Gemeinunverstandlich (generally not understandable). "Despite Einstein's self-criticism the booklet was a great success: 14 German editions appeared between 1917 and 1922, and a total of 15 were published in German during his lifetime. Strangely, though, the 15th edition, which appeared in 1954, was called the 16th instead. After the confirmation of the bending of light, the booklet was also published in many foreign languages ... "Einstein's booklet is a unique document in the history of science writing. It is an attempt to enable the general reader with no background in physics to grasp and appreciate the grandeur of one of the most sophisticated intellectual achievements of the human mind and thereby to grant him or her, as Einstein puts it, "a few happy hours of suggestive thought"" (Introduction to the 100th Anniversary Edition. Princeton University Press, 2017). 8vo (228 x 148 mm), pp. iv, 83, [1:blank]. Original printed wrappers. Light wear to backstrip, corners a little soft.

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        Lot de 7 clichés : photographies aériennes prises en Italie, sur le front entre Asiago et Gallio, le 24 mai 1918 [ 51e SPA - XIIe CA - SAL 22 Reconnaissance Série XXX - Altitude 1400 m Foyer 0.50 Vues obliques ] I : Carte générale ; N° 2 : Val Stenfle ; N° 4 : Mt Ferraghi ; N°5 : O. de Bertigo ; N° 6 : Zocchi et Stellar ; N° 7 : Mt Caiz et S.E. ; N° 8 : Gallio [ Fotografia aerea in Italia, sul fronte tra Asiago e Gallio, 24 maggio 1918 ]

      1918. 7 clichés photographique d'époque format 23,7 x 18 cm, I : Carte générale N° 1 à 10 ; N° 2 : Val Stenfle ; N° 4 : Mt Ferraghi ; N°5 : O. de Bertigo ; N° 6 : Zocchi et Stellar ; N° 7 : Mt Caiz et S.E. ; N° 8 : Gallio Très rare lot, provenant de la bibliothèque d'un officier polytechnicien (entré à l'Ecole Polytechnique en 1912). La carte récapitulative indique 10 photos en précisant l'emplacement exact des prises de vue ; le reste du lot est composé de 6 des clichés signalés. "La Città di Asiago, come tutti gli altri paesi dell'altopiano, è stata direttamente interessata dagli eventi della prima guerra mondiale: durante l'Offensiva di Primavera la città venne completamente rasa al suolo. Fu ricostruita subito dopo la fine delle ostilità" ... "Tra i vari combattenti impegnati in zona, numerosi scrittori tra cui Carlo Emilio Gadda, Paolo Monelli, Emilio Lussu, Carlo e Giani Stuparich, Fritz Weber, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Mario Puccini, Attilio Frescura, Arnaldo Fraccaroli, Norman Gladden, Giuseppe De Mori, Robert Musil e Nobel per la letteratura come Ernest Hemingway e Rudyard Kipling, oltre a una delle più note autrici inglesi, Vera Brittain, e altri autori ancora, hanno raccontato negli anni a venire il loro vissuto in maniera diretta o meno durante la grande guerra sull'Altopiano di Asiago. Lo stesso Franz Kafka nei suoi Diari racconta di una battaglia avvenuta sull'Altipiano.". (Wikipedia)" De la même provenance, nous disposons d'autres clichés de reconnaissance aérienne sur le front d'Italie entre avril et octobre 1918 Français

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        Typed letter signed. Berlin, 8. VI. 1918.

      1918. Large 8vo. 1½ pp. on double leaf. To the Society of Reproducing Art, confirming to sell his lithography "Odysseus und Nausikaa" for the price of 1500 German Mark, to undersign 200 preference copies, and to make use of his 10 complimentary copies for private purpose only. - Centerfold torn, partly stronge damage to edges, and some traces of handling.

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        State of California Cattle Protection Board Cattle Brands and Licensed Slaughters 1918

      San Francisco: Cattle Protection Board. Fair. 1918. Hardcover. Red cloth boards have dampstains, rubbing, a quarter-inch hole in the spine, and bumped corners. Binding tight. Some soil and dampstains on text block edges, endpapers, and pages, with an inked number on the front pastedown. The first free endpaper bears the stamp of the California Department of Agriculture. An indexed guide with 245 pages of cattle brands and earmarks from throughout the state. Scarce, with no copies found on OCLC. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 356 pp .

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        Affaire Bola-Pacha, 68 Croquis d'Audience par Sem.

      1918. Sem's Account of a Notable Treason Trial [Trial]. Bolo, Paul [d. 1918], Defendant. Sem [Gorsat (Goursat), Georges (1863-1934)]. Affaire Bola-Pacha: 68 Croquis d'Audience par Sem. [Paris: S.n., c. 1918]. 68 lithographic images on 24 sheets and a sheet of captions in a printed wrapper housed in a printed folder. 12-1/2" x 10." From a signed edition of 300 on Arches paper, this number 283. Light soiling and edgewear to outer folder, a few minor tears along fold lines, short minor tear to spine of inner folder, light stain to caption sheet, plates fine. $1,750. * The Bolo Pasha affair involved a French traitor, Paul Bolo, who convinced the Egyptian Khedive (Viceroy), Abbas Hilmi, to sponsor an anti-war movement in France through the press using $2,500,000 raised from German sources. (Granted the title Pasha by the Khedive, Bolo renamed himself Bolo Pasha.) Convicted of treason, he was executed by a firing squad in April 1918. Sem's caricatures portray the judge, defendant, witnesses and judges at various points in the trial. Gorsat, or Goursat, was a French caricaturist and illustrator active from the late nineteenth century to 1934. His lasting fame rests on his depictions of French ruling class and French high society during the Belle Epoque. He was a regular contributor to the leading French periodicals, produced albums of caricatures depicting current events and social life and designed several path-breaking advertisements. His work is highly esteemed today.

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        Geist der Utopie.

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

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        Tegninger 1918-1919.

      34 originale tegninger med motiver fra København og resten af Danmark, udført med sort tusch og signeret på bagsiden; flere dateret 1918. Hver tegning er i postkortformat (9,5 x 14 cm), enten tvær- eller højformat. Hvert kort med stempel og påtegning fra Stenders Kunstforlag på bagsiden. Monteret parvis eller enkeltvis på plancher. Indbundet i et elegant halvbind af grønt gedeskind (H. Ahrenkiel) med rygtitel: Jacob S. Paludan Tegninger 1918-19. Smuk og elegant monteret dokumentation af et af Jacob Paludans mange talenter, nemlig som tegner af topografiske postkort. Hver tegning er udført med sikker sans for proportioner, perspektiv og detaljer og er da også afsat med reproduktion for øje hos en af landets største producenter af postkort. Billederne er udført i 1918, da unge Paludan netop var blevet cand. pharm. "Udover Violinen og Digtekunsten i Vers og Prosaudkast dyrkede Paludan Pennetegningen. En Overgang udnytter han endog sit Talent merkantilt til Støtte for altfor flygtige lommepenge ved at blive Leverandør til Stenders Kunstforlag af snebelæssede Julekort i Serievis" (Orla Lundbo: Jacob Paludan (1943), p. 15. Lundbos hovski-snovski-agtige karakteristik stemmer dårligt med Paludans fine kleinkunstværker, der i høj grad røber, at de er udført af manden, der siden skrev essayet "Han gik Ture".** Vedlagt: Særtryk (1975) med tekster af Jacob Paludan, et solidt vred avisudklip samt to håndskrevne og signerede breve: Et hjerteligt takkebrev fra (19)75 og 3 tætskrevne sider (1947) med detaljerede svar på en række spørgsmål, reelt et interview.

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        Reminiscences of General William Larimer and of His Son William H. H. Larimer, Two of the Founders of Denver City

      Lancaster, PA: William Larimer Mellon. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1918. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Contemporary three-quarter Moroccan leather spine and corners, with marbled boards, gilt-stamped lines on cover and spine with gilt-stamped title on the spine and gilt top edge on text block. Boards show light shelfwear, rubbing, and faint soil markings. Board edges and corners are beginning to chip. The spine is sunned, missing a quarter-inch chip from the cap, and shows some soil markings. Inside there are marbled pastedowns, folding genealogical chart, and black and white photo plates. There are bookplates on the inside of the marbled pastedowns, front and back. Pages have deckled edges, are browned with age and show faint toning. The genealogical chart has a 2" tear. This volume was compiled from letters and notes written by William H. H. Larimer and printed for private circulation for William Larimer Mellon. General William Larimer (1809-75) is known for establishing the city of Denver, Colorado. He arrived in the area with his family in 1858, hoping to strike it rich in the gold fields. He became a prominent real estate agent and promoter, lobbying for rail transportation, agricultural and mining developments and community incorporation. Larimer organized a new political party in Denver (Republican) and recruited troops from the territory to join the Union cause, under which he served as a captain. Graff 2400. Howes L102.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pp .

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        FIGHT WORLD FAMINE. Enroll in The Boys' Working Reserve.; U. S. Employment Service. Department of Labor

      Baltimore :: New York: Thomsen-Ellis Company. 1st Printing (Borkan, p. 179), ca 1918. Not found in Rawls. Only minor wear. Colors vibrant. Nr Fine.. Single sheet broadside, printed in yellow, brown & black on white paper. Image shows a serviceman, amidst what looks like wheat & grain stalks, fighting off vultures with pitchfork. 27-5/8" x 18-7/8"

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        Enfantines

      First edition, one of 70 numbered copies on Lafuma Voiron re-imposed in Tellière quarto format, the only large paper copies.A good and rare copy without foxing. Nrf Paris 1918 17x21,5cm broché

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        Les malheurs de Fernande

      First edition, one of 15 numbered copies on Arches paper, leading copy after 6 Japan.Bound in half morocco anthracite strip, flat spine enriched head of a bookplate mosaic piece of red and brown morocco, covers and spine preserved, gilded head, pasted on the first contreplat elegant relioure signed Devauchelle.Nice cover illustrated by Lobel-Riche.Nice copy of this well established following Jesus-la-Caille. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! A l'édition Paris 1918 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        Nothing Stops These Men Let Nothing Stop You.

      Philadelphia. United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation. Signed in image 1918. Color lithograph poster, sheet 39 1/4 x 53 1/2 inches. 3 vertical folds, 1 horizontal fold, crease and archivally mended tear at upper left corner, other light creasing, tiny abraded spots along central fold, one short tear along central horizontal fold mended on verso with linen tape, several short edge tears mended with linen tape, other short edge tears. Image is clean and bright and displays very well. This original World War I poster features a dramatic image of a bayonet advance on the enemy, the United States flag at upper left by Howard Giles (1876-1955). This over-size poster was designed to increase production in U.S. ship building plants. Printed by John H. Eggers Co. Inc., New York.

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        The Nelson Lee Library. No. 158-65, 264-74, 285-93, 375-80, 443, 448-54, 477-84; New series no. 2-3, 6, 8, 11, 18, 22-27, 29, 31-32, 34-39, 41-62, 67-69, 71-76, 79-84, 97, 99, 104-07, 110, 113-17, 119-21, 123-24, 129-32, 134, 136, 140-51, 154, 156-59, 166, 168, 170, 172-73, 176-79, 182-85, 187, 191-93; [2nd] New series no. 2-6, 8-10, 16, 24-27, 65-70, 91-93, 147-48, 150-51, 155-59, 161. [3rd] New series no. 1-4, 6-8, 10-15, 17-18, 20-21, 23-25. Between 15 June, 1918 - 12 Aug., 1933. Approx. 215 nos.

      Proprietors, Fleetway House, Farringdon Street. (Amalgamated Press.) 1918-32 Stabbed as issued; one without wraps, one front wrap torn away, a few tears and spine splitting and a little foxing in some issues, but generally in good condition.A very good representative run of this St Frank&apos;s school story series almost entirely written by Edwy Searles Brooks. The Wartime price is a penny halfpenny in smaller format, increasing to twopence in 1922. This set unfortunately lacks the coloured portraits of 1929 test cricketers and obviously is without the metal badges and models. After this run the series was combined with &apos;The Gem&apos;.

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        HEY FELLOWS!" Your Money Brings the Book We Need When We Want It.; American Library Association. United War Work Campaign - Week of November 11 ? 1918

      American Lithographic Co, New York 1918 - Single sheet broadside, printed in orange, brown & black on white paper. Image shows a doughboy, with books in hand, standing over a seated sailor, who is reading a book. 30" x 20" Only minor wear. Colors vibrant. Nr Fine. 1st Printing (Borkan, p. 181; Rawls, p. 159).

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        Deburau

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Japan, the only large paper copies.A good and well-margined copy.Fasquelle Paris 1918 19x25cm relié

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        THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE.

      Original grey boards with mounted illustration. First edition; first issue, but with the 'N' in London.A near fine copy.The title-page of this work is undated, but a First Edition of December 1918 can be determined by the absence of Ltd from Warne's imprint on the title-page. The second printing was issued in June 1919, when Ltd was added to the imprint. Much is made of the missing 'N' from London that some copies have. Clearly, this printing error does not constitute a separate edition, it merely indicates that a number of the first printing escaped from the press before the error was spotted.

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        English Fairy Tales.

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited. 1918 - Large octavo. Recent black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, decorative title block to front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, original endpapers bound in. Occasional spotting to pages. An excellent copy. With 16 mounted colour illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Signed limited edition, number 123 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist.

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        Richter-Berlin: Widmungsblatt für die AKTION<. Original Postkarte, gelaufen, beschriftet von Else Taterka an Nora Baake und Effi Brauer Konstanzer Straße 56, Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Stempel 27.1.[19]20.

      Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Verlag Die Aktion, [um ] 1918 - 14,5 x 9,3 cm, gutes Exemplar. Else Taterka (Lebensdaten unbekannt; Erwähnungen 1920 bis 1930) war Gebrauchsgrafikerin und Lehrerin an der Berliner Reimann-Schule. Sie schuf besonders wirkungsvolle Entwürfe für Schaufenster und Festdekorationen. Hang zum Grotesk-Phantastischen. Sie wohnte in der Moltkestrasse 46 a in Berlin Lichterfelde [von 1920 bis 1930]. - Literatur: H. K. Frenzel (1930). - Aus der Postkarten-Serie der Zeitschrift DIE AKTION. - Rückseitig mit dem Text: "Die Berliner Wochenzeitung DIE AKTION sei empfohlen, denn sie ist mutig ohne Literatenfrechheit, leidenschaftlich ohne Phrase und gebildet ohne Dünkel. Franz Blei im >Losen Vogel<. "Deutschlands beste literarische Revue". Carl Sternheim in der Voss. Ztg. - DIE AKTION, herausgegeben von Franz Pfemfert, erscheint jeden Sonnabend. Probenummern 30 Pf. durch den Verlag Berlin-Wilmersdorf." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        This is what God gives us. What are you giving so that others may live? Eat less wheat, meat, fats, sugar. Send more to Europe or they will starve (poster)

      United States Food Administration. No. 17. [1918?] - Lithograph in many colors. 29 x 21.1 in. / 73.6 x 53.6 cm. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue. The text appears in a frame surrounded by various kinds of foods. Another version exists with a similar but different text.

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        J`ai tué. Prose par Monsieur Blaise Cendrars et 5 dessins de Monsieur Fernand Léger. Paris. A La Belle Édition 1918. 20,5 x 19,4 cm. 18 nicht nummerierte Blätter. Originalbroschur mit einer Umschlagillustration von Fernand Léger in Blau und Gelb.

      A La Belle Édition, 1918. Originalausgabe. Andel, Avant-Garde Page Design 94 und 95 - Cubist Prints/Cubist Books 62. Nr. 48 von 300 nummerierten Exemplaren auf unbeschnittenem vergé à la forme. Die Gesamtauflage betrug 353 Exemplare. Typographie und Druck besorgte Francois Bernouard. Der Text wurde in Rot gedruckt, die Illustrationen von Léger in Rot und Blau, die Umschlagillustration außerdem mit gelbem Pochoir versehen. Der gegen die Unmenschlichkeit und Sinnlosigkeit des Krieges geschriebene Text von Blaise Cendrars, der im ersten Weltkrieg seinen rechten Arm verlor, wird von 5 (einschließlich des Umschlages) kubistischen Zeichnungen von Fernand Léger begleitet. Diese Zeichnungen Légers stellen die ersten Arbeiten nach seiner Genesung von den Folgen eines Giftgasangriffes dar, die er bei einem Fronteinsatz in der Nähe von Verdun erlitten hatte. Sensationelles Zusammenspiel von Text und Illustration und einzigartiges Zeugnis der frühen und intensiven Zusammenarbeit der beiden Künstlerfreunde. Der Umschlag mit kleinen Fehlstellen am unteren und am oberen Teil des Rückens, sonst schönes und sauberes Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen Publikation.

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        Menschen. Heft Nr. 3, 15. Mai 1918. Herausgegeben von Felix Stiemer, Freiburg i. Br. Schriftleitung: Heinar Schilling, Dresden. Dresden. Felix Stiemer Verlag 1918. 47,2 x 31,2 cm. 4 Seiten auf hellem Zeitungspapier. Originalheft mit einem Originalholzschnitt von Felixmüller auf dem Titelblatt.

      Felix Stiemer Verlag, 1918. Originalausgabe. Söhn, Handbuch der Original-Graphik 26903. Dieses Heft enthält neben dem großen Titelholzschnitt noch weitere 7 Originalholzschnitte von Conrad Felixmüller. Das Heft ist sehr schön erhalten, was aufgrund des großen Formates und der Papierqualität äußerst selten ist.

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        Le flâneur des deux rives

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Hollande, the only large paper copies after 5 on China. With a photographic portrait of the author as frontispiece. Endpapers very lightly, marginally sunned (not seriously). A very good copy. Editions de la Sirène Paris 1918 10,5x18cm broché

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