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        Illustrated Catalogue of an Important Collection of Ancient Chinese Treasures, Comprising Direct Importations and Rare Specimens from the J. Pierpont Morgan and other Famous Private Collections, Being the Property of the Japanese Connoisseur and Expert, Mr. Kano Oshima

      American Art Association, New York 1918 - Beige wraps with red lettering/plain cardboard. [100] with occasional bw illustrations. Auction catalogue from the sale at The American Art Galleries, NY, on February 7, 8, and 9th, 1918. 582 works of art are included: jade, snuff bottles, blue/white porcelains, decorated vases, cinnabar and other lacquers, Sung and Ming pottery, carpets, paintings, marbles, cloisonne, and more. Each piece annotated. Fair: Contents secure, but back cover is missing, and front cover is chipped, torn, and detaching. Prices written next to many listings. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, ABAA]
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        Heinar Schilling -- Original Holzschnitt auf handgeschöpftem faserigen Japanpapier. - Nicht bei Söhn!!! (Vgl. Söhn 130)

      Holzschnitt 1918. Blatt-Masse ca. 19 x 13 cm -- Holzschnitt ca. 10,9 x 7 cm. -- Äusserst seltener Druck auf faserigem Japanpapier. - Söhn kennt nur die Auflagendrucke in der Zeitschrift \"Menschen\" sowie in Heinar Schillings Gedichtband \"Der Bruder Mensch\" -- Vorliegender Abzug stammt noch vor allen bei Söhn genannten Auflagen, erkennbar an dem weitaus besser erhaltenen Druckmuster des noch unverbrauchten Druckstocks. - in den Aussenecken rückseitig mit leichten Montageresten und sehr schwachen Klebebräunungen - sehr gut erhalten auf einem unbeschnittenen Bogen. -- Einzig bisher bekanntes Exemplar!! -- Extremely rare original woodcut by Conrad Felixmuller, showing Heinar Schilling - printed on fibrous laid Japan. Not in the Werkverzeichnis of Soehn (compare Soehn 130) -- Soehn only knows later editions als \"Auflagendruck\". -- very good condition. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Völkel]
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      Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1918 - Conrad Aiken. THE CHARNEL ROSE and Other Poems. Boston: The Four Seas COmpany, 1918. First edition of the poet's fifth volume. This is an extraordinary presentation copy with a penciled inscription from Aiken to his grandmother, "Grandma / from Conrad / November 16, 1918", on the front blank. This association is especially poignant given the tragic murder-suicide of Aiken's parents when he was eleven years old. In very good condition with bright lettering on the front panel. The lettering on the spine is dulled and the spinal extremities are worn. There is no dust jacket. (Bonnell A5) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cultured Oyster Books]
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        Kto takoi General Denikin? - Krasnoarmeitsy!

      1918 - DENIKIN, Anton Ivanovich. Kto takoi General Denikin? - Krasnoarmeitsy! No place, circa 1919. Pamphlet (7-3/4 by 4-3/4 inches), self wrappers, uncut and unopened; 32 pages. $2200.Rare original pamphlet issued by the anti-Bolshevik General Anton Ivanovich Denikin.From 1918 to 1920, Denikin was the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of South Russia and was responsible for civil administration in the areas occupied by his armies. He led successful campaigns in the Caucasus and the Ukraine and came within 250 miles of Moscow before being repelled by the Bolshevik forces. Denikin himself is not thought to have favored a return to a monarchy but instead advocated a unified Russian state whose form would be determined at a Constituent Assembly following the "White" victory. This brought him into conflict with the nationalist independence movements in southern Russia, and he wasted resources fighting such movements in Azerbaijan and Georgia. This extremely rare pamphlet includes a short biography of General Denikin and outlines his political program; in addition, it contains promises to the soldiers of the Red army of agrarian reform and the convocation of a Constituent Assembly. Text in Russian in Cyrillic. Postnikov 5279. Fine condition. Scarce. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Moon of Israel.

      London: John Murray,, 1918. A Tale of the Exodus. Octavo. Original pale blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in dark blue. With the pictorial dust jacket. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper and bookseller's ticket to rear free endpaper. Spine a little rolled and toned, bottom corner of rear board bumped, edges of text block and endpapers foxed, rear inner hinge starting. A very good copy in a slightly chipped and toned jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MILANO: FOTOGRAFIE ORIGINALI DEL 1918. Realizzate dallo Studio Fotografico Varischi / Artico di Milano.

      (1918). Raccolta di 10 interessantissime fotografie originali (mm. 362 x 486 - al vivo) scattate dopo l'incendio scoppiato nei Magazzini della Rinascente di Milano il giorno di Natale 1818. Queste immagini sono state realizzate dallo Studio Fotografico di Arturo Varischi e Giovanni Artico, situato in Corso Vittorio Emanuale 22 - studio molto noto nella Milano dell'epoca. Ogni foto è applicata su cartoncino, con timbro a secco dello Studio Fotografico. Tutta la raccolta è ben conservata (solo 1 foto con 2 mancanze).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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      - GIBBS,MAY. SNUGGLEPOT AND CUDDLEPIE THEIR ADVENTURES WONDERFUL [TALES OF SNUGGLEPOT AND CUDDLEPIE ON COVER]. Sydney: Angus Robertson, no date [1918]. 4to (7 x 9 3/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, 87p., color paste- on on front cover, rear cover blank. Light rubbing on cover and margin of one plate very slightly creased, clean, tight VG++. 1st edition, second printing ( Penfield address 88, illustration on p.32 (Hat Shop) and p.42 (Fight.) indicating the earliest copies. Printed in sepia throughout. Featuring full color frontis, 22 full page sepia illustrations, several in- text illustrations and pictorial endpapers by Gibbs. The picture are full of the charm and humor that made her so famous. See Muir 2744 and also her History of Australian Children's Books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Emporium. Rivista mensile d'arte e di cultura.

      Bergamo, Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche, 1918/1938 (Vol. 47/85) ventuno annate dal n. 277 al n. 517 per 235 fascicoli, copertine originali e tutti in buono ottimo stato di conservazione. Mancano i soli n. 421 (genn. 1930), 483 (mar. 1935), 490 (ott. 1935), 496 (apr. 1936), 501 (sett. 1936), 515 (nov. 1936). Tutti :

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Poèmes et dessins de la fille née sans mère *

      Imprimeries Réunies, Lausanne 1918. - Broché, couverture imprimée. Plutôt frais vu la fragilité de la chose, en particulier de l'habit en faible papier et, comme d'hab, jauni en bords avec décharge du papier acide sur gardes. 18 dessins et. 51 poèmes, imprégnés de jeux de mots dans la manière de l'auteur-artiste. Rare livre entre surréalisme et dada publié au petit pays, dédié à trois médecins neurologues dont il portraitisa la femme du dernier (un beau dessin académique peu connu), Brunnschweiler, à l'époque en traitement chez lui en exil lausannois. Ce recueil est daté de Gstaad, 5 avril 1918.

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        LA BAIONNETTE. ALBUM de l'annee 1918 (Complet - 52 numeros).

      Paris, 1918. Reliure in-4°, 846 pages, tres nombreuses illustrations et dessins satiriques en couleurs pleine et double-pages, couvertures originales en couleurs conservees, reliure demi-toile à coins d'epoque, titre dore. Textes de (e.a.): APOLLINAIRE - COLETTE - CARCO - MARC ORLAN - TAILHADE Illustrations de (e.a.): BOFA - IRIBE - LEONNEC - LEANDRE - LE RALLIC - POULBOT - ROUBILLE - STEINLEN - WILLETTE Plats frottes, coiffes et coins us., interieur en fort bon etat. [BU-1]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pique-Puces]
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      W. F. Powers, 1918. First Edition. Fine. Original vintage World War One poster. Expertly linenbacked with some restoration by the well-known Studio C of Vista, California. 29" x 39" plus the linen perimeter border (approximately 1"). Artist L. A. Shafer, born in Geneseo, Illinois, whose work includes cover designs for the American Legion Monthly and the literary Digest as well as posters of the Great War. One of the most dramatic and beautifuld posters of World War One, it pictures a German U-Boat attacked and brought to the surface by an American Navy destroyer, while a large troop ship passes safely by in the background. Backed with archival linen, colectible and ready for framing

      [Bookseller: Hardy Books]
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        Over the Top for You Buy U.S. Gov't Bonds, Third Liberty Loan

      Philadelphia: Ketterlinus, 1918. Original Poster. Color lithograph. 30 x 20 inches. This poster features a young 'doughboy' advancing out of his trench, clutching a billowing American flag. His pale face and the bright colors of the flag stand out prominently against the dark background. Sidney H. Riesenberg (1885-1971) was an illustrator from Chicago who lived in Yonkers, NY. He was one of be best know illustrators of the WW1 era, creating numerous posters for the war effort, including those for the Marines and the US Navy. This poster, for the Third Liberty Loan, is his most celebrated work. A small tear at bottom, left and top margins but otherwise in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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      [Tokyo 1918, Maruzen]. Green cloth, oblong album, very good,. 173p., full text in Japanese, 65 full-page b.w. photo plates. with a few in color, top gilt, 22 x 30 cm. QUITE RARE. Important early study of the first Japanese to visit America in 1968, the record of the Embassy. They arrived in San Fra- ncisco, and then travelled across the country to Washington where they stayed at Willard's Hotel, and to New York. This work illustrates and describes the event, utilizing old U.S. newspapers. Of special interest, the Japanese all carried their two swords throughtout the whole trip.Valuable primary record of this historic visit and first to the United States by Japan's first Ambassadors. Color scans can be sent by email. . *** Color scans of this and most other items are posted to our website. Book description text protected by Copyright. .

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        British Birds. London. Longmans, Green and Co.1918. (Fourth edition).

      1918. 4 voll., in 4°, leg. edit. in t. tela rossa, molto scolorita per effetto dei raggi solari, scritte e fregi in oro sui dorsi e sui piatti   ant. , inquadrati da una filettatura in oro, pp. VIII - 142 - (2), pp.VI - 71 - (1), pp. VI - 86 - (2), pp. VIII - 115 - (1), tagli sup. dorati; 82 bellissime tavv. a colori da acquarelli dell'autore, riprodotte su cartoncino pesante.Tutte le tavv. sono protette da veline. Forti bruniture nel testo e gore nelle prime carte del 1° vol., ottimo invece lo stato di conservazione delle tavv. Nel complesso un buon esemplare, non comune, ad ampi margini e su carta greve.Anker, 508. Casey Wood p. 597. Nissen IVB, 938. Ripley / Scribner, p.289. Zimmer II. p. 634.Superba opera di ornitologia inglese, giustamente famosa per le tavole del grande pittore - naturalista scozzese A. Thorburn (1860 - 1935) che raffigurano oltre 400 specie di uccelli.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Naturalia]
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        Collection of Photographs and Ephemera Relating to a Soldiers and Sailors Carnival and Field Day. Los Angeles, 1918.

      1918. 15 loose black leaves with b/w photographs (mostly 8" x 10") and ephemera (letters, small advertising posters, telegrams, ticket stubs) adhered to rectos and versos; 20 photographs in all. Leaves quite brittle and chipped at the edges; some photographs a little wavy (from the adhesive) or creased, but for the most part clean, and always intelligible; large tear across one of the posters, fragile, but with no loss. Centered around a Carnival and Field Day, this collection features photographs of, or correspondence from, some famous characters: Tom Mix (an actor in early Western movies, who performed at the event), F. W. Blanchard (an early Los Angeles developer, first president of the Hollywood Bowl, and director of the event), Miss Hessie Hallett and her horse Arabjay (performers), James D. Phelan (politician, civic leader, and banker, who contributed personnel to the event), Kaiser Wilhelm II (photographed in the form of an effigy hung at the event), and William Taft (who, via telegram, regrets that he cannot attend). Offers a cursory glance at the event's inner workings, with telegrams, special ticket stubs and lunch coupons for participants (offered by The Patriotic Mothers of Sons in Service), a copy of the program and list of organizers, and a typed financial statement. But the highlight - and focus - of the collection are the photographs of the beautiful horses that were featured in the rodeo events, races, and fancy mounts. A day-long extravaganza that included marching bands, military maneuvers, wrestling, boxing, tug-of-war, and more, this glimpse at a moment of grandstanding captures more than a singular event in California's (and America's) history, as whispers of the tumultuous time are discernable throughout.

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      - (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. THE LITTLE MOTHER GOOSE. NY: Dodd Mead (1918). Oblong 8vo (8 x 5 7/8"), black cloth, pictorial paste-on with gold background, 176p., FINE IN DUST WRAPPER (dw with a few tiny edge tears else VG+). 1st edition of the Little Mother Goose, with more than 200 nursery rhymes. Illustrated by Smith with cover plate plus 12 color plates in text and many charming black and white line illustrations. This is a magnificent copy. Scarce in any condition but especially so in wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Portraits et paysages

      - S.n., S.l. 1918, 23,5x32cm, agrafé. - Manoscritto finale e completo di 24 pagine, scritto dall'autore in un libro di 48 pagine e dovrebbe offrire a uno dei suoi amici. Autograph datata 29 Gennaio 1919 e firmato dall'autore sulla copertina come regalo per l'amico. Questa collezione è apparso in precedenza in Rieder & Cie nel 1918 abbiamo aderito i ritagli di stampa e 4 lettere autografe firmate dall'autore e inviati allo stesso, 2 mentre il dedicatario era in trincea. Bellissimo set. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe, de 24 pages, définitif et complet rédigé par l'auteur sur un cahier de 48 pages et qu'il offrît à l'un de ses amis. Envoi autographe daté du 29 Janvier 1919 et signé de l'auteur sur le premier plat en guise de présent à cet ami. Ce recueil parût précédemment chez Rieder & Cie en 1918. L'on joint des coupures de presse ainsi que 4 lettres autographes signées de l'auteur et adressées au même dont 2 alors que le dédicataire était dans les tranchées. Bel ensemble.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La boîte à Joujoux. Sans lieu. Sans date.

      10 dessins sur papier fort 18 x 14 cm sous chemise illustrée d'un dessin original représentant un poilu ouvrant la boîte à joujoux (dos de la chemise fissuré). 1 feuille titre à l'encre. 1 feuille Aisne 1918.1 feuille : Le Cuistot. 1 feuille : Le Major de cantonnement. 1 feuille : L'chauffeux. 1 feuille : L'Ange gardien. 1 feuille : Sous l'barda. 1 feuille : Le Kam'Rad indésirable. 1 feuille : Le Pépère. 1 feuille : L'Artiflo. 1 feuille : L'As. 1 feuille : La Borne. Jean Virolle est né à Limoges en 1890. Brancardier au cours du premier conflit mondial, il a été profondément marqué par ce long et douloureux épisode où il côtoyait chaque jour la souffrance et la mort de ses camarades de tranchées. Il perdra son frère au nord de Chauny en 1918. Il s'illustre plusieurs fois, souvent cité à l'ordre de son régiment, pour des missions périlleuses qu'il exécute au péril de sa vie. Jean Virolle a traversé la grande guerre de l'Argonne à l'Aisne, avec ses crayons et ses feuillets (---). Professeur à l'école des Beaux-Arts de Limoges Jean Virolle reste un artiste méconnu du grand public. S'il fût surtout un dessinateur, il s'essaya avec succès à l'art du vitrail et à la gravure sur bois et cuivre. Une seule de ses suites d'eaux-fortes a été publiée pour l'ouvrage de Pierre Loüys : La Femme et le Pantin (Kra 1930 - Tirage à 3300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin du marais). Virolle n'aimait pas exposer son art, il a lui-même beaucoup détruit de ses dessins et n'a exposé qu'une seule fois. Son

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        The Motor Corps of America

      1918. Original poster. Color lithograph. 40 x 30 inches. This beautiful 1918 World War I promotional poster for The Motor Corps of America was created by artist Helene Jones. It features two women nurses and a dog. One of the nurses is holding the American flag. An ambulance can be viewed in the background. The whole is enclosed in a circle with the emblem of the Motor Corps on the top and the title below.<br><br>During the World War I, the Red Cross trained women to primarily give supplementary aid to the army and navy in transportation and care for the sick and wounded. This resulted in the formation of the Motor Corps of America.<br><br>The poster is in good condition with minor foxing. Lined with canvas.

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        My Antonia

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, first state with illustrations on coated plates. Near Fine with light rubbing to cloth at extremities, slight darkening to spine and small, faint stain on rear cover, previous owner details to front free end paper and front inner hinge slightly tender, vintage bookseller ticket to rear paste down. A very lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        2 Letters: to Mr. John M. Harlan of Chicago, Dated June 23rd, 1910 & Hon. Edward N. Hurley, Dated September 9th, 1918

      1918 - One letter, typed on Princeton University stationery and addressed to a Mr. John M. Harlan, wherein Princeton University President Wilson expresses doubt over the possibility of a bid for the Governor's office. That letter is dated June 23rd, 1910. In the second letter, typed on White House stationery, the standing US President writes the Hon. Edward N. Hurley and discusses post-war policy. This letter is dated 9 September, 1918. The letters have been annotated for their association to a biography, in two short notes typewritten in the upper left hand corner. They are otherwise bright, clean copies. The signatures were stamped by a member of Wilson's staff. Photographs available upon request. ; 4to ; 2 pages; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Maia. A Sonnet Sequence

      Portland, OR: F. W. Baltes, 1918. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Kitty Beck, et al.. This is the Author's Edition and has a superb leather binding by James Rigg. This was a gift from Wood to Caro Weir Ely and he inscribed a front blank flyleaf: "To my dear Caro Weir Ely. Daughter of my friend Julian Alden Weir and whom for her own sake I have loved since she was a child Charles Erskine Scott Wood San Francisco June - 1919". The surface has a couple of minimal rubs and one blank flyleaf has some mino foxing otherwise the book is flawless. It has gray marbled end papers and gilt edged paste downs and the rough cut pages are illustrated with black & white drawings and bound in brown leather covered boards. the gilt titles are embossed on the spine and front where there are gilt lines and designs of birds and fish.

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        Joan And Peter ( Association Copy : Signed By The Author )

      The First UK Printing published by Cassell and Co. in 1918. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Correct first issue blind-stamped green boards with gilt titling to the spine. The latter is slightly dulled. Mild pushing at the spine ends. Light spotting to the prelims and text block. The usual mild offsetting to the end papers. The pages remain clean and fresh. Free from erasures and inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. It is the correct first issue bearing the price of 9/- net to the spine. Moderate toning to the spine and flap edges with some light edge -wear to the spine ends. It remains very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been Inscribed and Signed by the author to the half-title: 'A.T.S, with love from, H G'. The recipient is Arthur Thomas (Tommy) Simmons: "Wells met Simmons at South Kensington in London whilst they were students and they became close friends, taking an active role in the Debating Society and Socialist meetings. The two became regular correspondents with Simmons taking a keen interest in Wells' writings. He was the author of numerous textbooks and was for many years the editor of 'The School world'. The description of Barnstaple's old friend in "Men Like Gods' (chapter 7, section 3) reflects the reaction of H.G. Wells to the death of Simmons." {A H.G. Wells Chronology : J.R. Hammond : Macmillan Press 1999}. Joan and Peter is a satirical portrait of late-Victorian and Edwardian England, a critique of the English educational system on the eve of World War I, a study of the impact of that war on English society, and a general reflection on the purposes of education. Wells regarded it as "one of the most ambitious" of his novels. A wonderful association copy as evidenced by the warmth of the inscription 'with love...'. Scarce with such attributes.

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        L’Hangar. Primo volume (1913-1918)

      Casa editrice della Rassegna ‘Satura’, 1918. 4to (cm. 23,5), 111 pp. con 16 xilografie n.t. a piena pagina. Cartoncino ed. (sciolto). Prima edizione stampata in soli 400 esemplari su carta a mano di questa raccolta di brevi racconti del drammaturgo napoletano Alessandro Montanarella. I 15 poemetti propongono in un tono lirico che ‘attanaglia, conquista e trasporta il lettore’ (Sibilla) alcune considerazioni sulla vita, sull’amore e sui sogni; come dice l’A. stesso ‘L’Hangar è il ricettacolo dei mie sogni, è una lacrima, un sorriso, un ghigno, un singhiozzo, un giacinto, un crisantemo’. Le 16 splendide xilografie color rosso sanguigno sono opera originale del pittore Amerigo Bartoli. Il presente esemplare non è numerato ma reca una dedica dell’A. al collega e combattente Oreste Camillo Mandalari. Al libro è aggiunto un opuscolo contenente un saggio critico di Salvatore Sibilla sul Montanarella.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Il convegno dei sogni (con 14 xilografie originali di Ferruccio Pizzanelli).

      1918. Empoli, Ditta Editrice R. Noccioli, 1918, in-8 piccolo, br. edit. con 2 xilografie originali sulle copertine, pp. 157, [11]. Con 12 belle xilografie originali di Pizzanelli a piena pagina. Invio autografo del Checchi sull'occhietto. Se non fosse che la parte superiore dell'occhietto è stata asportata per cancellare il dedicatario dell'invio (la mancanza è stata ben restaurata con carta bianca), l'esemplare potrebbe essere descritto allo stato di nuovo, ancora con le pagine da tagliare. Prima edizione, rarissima, non censita in ICCU. Nicola Micieli "Incisione Pisana del 900, eventi e protagonisti". Pisa, 1998: "[...] dobbiamo proprio a Pizzanelli uno dei pochi documenti reperibili d'incisione pisana dei primi decenni. E' una serie di xilografie di filo che illustrano un libro di poesie con uno spirito tra esotico e sognante di gusto più gauguiniano che liberty, ma mantenendo una certa scioltezza anche immediata d'intaglio, che rende le piccole tavole assai fresche e spontanee".

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        The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1918 - Sextodecimo. Original brown boards, titles to front cover and spine in white, pictorial label to front cover. Housed in a custom red cloth folding case. A superb copy. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. First edition, first impression, with the dropped "N" from London on the imprint. Linder p. 430; Quinby 25. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fairies And Fusiliers

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1918. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. 12mo. 94 pages. Bound in original blue boards, light green wrap-around label, printed in blue. Light fading at spine, very light wear at extremities; small bookplate on front pastedown. Internally very clean and bright, with no markings of any kind. An exceptional copy.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        From the Heart of a Folk: A Book of Songs

      Boston: The Cornhill Company. 1918. First. First edition. Introduction by James Holly Hanford. Octavo. 60pp. Quarter cloth gilt and paper covered boards. A few spots of foxing, spine gilt faded, overall very good or better. Poetry by an Alabama-born African-American student at Harvard, clearly influenced by Paul Laurence Dunbar. He served with the 92nd Infantry in WWI, and later became a postal clerk in Boston, never publishing another volume. Scarce. .

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        Jockeys (Les) camouflés et période hors-texte. Edition ornée de cinq dessins inédits de Henri Matisse.

      Paris, sans nom (Paul Birault), 1918 (30 décembre) ; in-4, broché ; (40) pp. non paginées, 5 dessins à pleine page hors-texte et couverture crème imprimée, dos muet. Le papier vergé des dessins est plus fin que celui du texte, relativement épais.Edition originale et la seule approuvée par les auteurs, tirée à 105 exemplaires, tous numérotés (celui-ci N°48) et avec justification manuscrite du tirage inscrite dans un ovale à l'encre.Cette édition est bien l'originale ; en effet, une édition est parue chez Bernouard quelques temps auparavant mais elle n'avait pas obtenu l'accord de Pierre Reverdy et de Henri Matisse qui la désavouèrent totalement, la ramenant au rang de "contrefaçon" ou de pré-originale. Imprimée en rouge, vert et bleu pastel, cette "première" édition, tirée à 343 exemplaires, ne respectait pas l'esprit du texte et des illustrations et fut donc rejetée par les deux auteurs.Malgré quelques toute petites taches et traces de gommage à la couverture, l'exemplaire est en bel état général.

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        Die Fischreise. Ein Bilderbuch. Berlin, Peregrin-Verlag (Druck: Offizin H. Birkholz, Berlin), 1923. Quer-4to. (23 : 29,5 cm). 14 nn. Blatt mit 12 ganzseitigen, handkolorierten Illustrationen von Tom Seidmann-Freud. Or.-Hlwd. mit handkolorierter Deckelillustration; etw. bestoßen u. abgegriffen, Deckel stärker braunfleckig, Kolorit verblasst.

      - Murken, Seidmann-Freud 6; Stuck-Villa II, 304; Hoffmann/Thiele, "Künstler illustrieren Bilderbücher" 193; Valentin Merkelbach in: Das Bilderbuch, S. 301ff. - Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe dieses Meilensteins der modernen Bilderbuchillustration. "Mit kubistischen Mitteln der Abstraktion, die an Klee und Feininger erinnern, werden aus wenigen Elementen die Bilder konstruiert und auf den jeweils zentralen Bildgedanken hin konzentriert. (.) Wenn man diese Illustrationen mit der ornamentalen Ruhe der Bildtafeln des "Neuen Bilderbuchs" von Tom Seidmann-Freud aus dem Jahre 1918 vergleicht, so zeigt sich, wie das bereits abstrahierende und stark stilisierende Malverfahren des Jugendstils dort in der "Fischreise" um im eigentlichen Sinne expressionistische Stilmittel erweitert ist" (Doderer/Müller S. 303). - Exemplar mit stärkeren Mängeln und Gebrauchsspuren: durchgängig im Unterrand u. der rechten unteren Ecke (außerhalb der Darstellung) finger- bzw. braunfleckig. 2 Blatt je ca. 8 cm seitlich vom Falz her eingerissen (bei einem Blatt bis ca. 2 cm in die Illustration). Bei sieben Seiten etwas Farbabklatsch auf den Text, aber lediglich bei einer Tafel Kolorit in der unteren Ecke leicht verschmiert. Die letzte Illustration mit kleinem, kindlichen Bleistifteintrag "Ende". Buchblock fast lose und das vord. fliegende Blatt geknittert u. mit Randeinrissen im (durchtrennten) Falz. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eine Routenaufnahme durch Ostpersien / von Sven Hedin - Complete in 3 volumes

      Stockholm : Generalstabens Litografiska Anstalt [1918-1927], 1918. 1st edition. Very good copies all in the original paper-labeled, fine-ribbed cloth. Panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.

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        Typed letter signed. Whitehall, 25. I. 1918.

      1918. 4to. 1½ pp. on double leaf. As Minister of Munitions, a stern wartime letter to his recalcitrant colleague Joseph Paton Maclay, 1st Baron Maclay (1857-1951), on gaining essential military raw material from Spain and Narvik (Norway): "Your letter of the 22nd inst. does nothing to relieve my anxiety. Whether importations of Ore from Northern Spain or from Narvick are considered, it is perfectly clear that shipments are now proceeding at a rate which must lead to a complete breakdown in the Iron and Steel production and so affect every industry concerned in the prosecution of the war. The Nitrate position is even more serious than the iron and steel, because in this case the whole supply is seaborne, and the entire process of ammunition filling will come to an abrupt arrest. It is, further, very difficult for me to proceed without any idea of what the future has in store. I failed entirely to obtain any answer on this point from your Department. I have to make an enormous series of arrangements for the supply of the Army which depend absolutely upon Raw Material, and we cannot be told even generally within what limits we may expect to be supplied. I have been pressing for information on this vital point for more than three months without receiving anything in return except your invariable courtesy. I really do not know what to do [...] As it is we weem to be moving forward to a complete administrative breakdown [...]". - On stationery with printed letterhead of the Ministry of Munitions; punched holes at top left corner.

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      Victoriano Suárez, Madrid 1918 - 354 pp. 12,5 x 18,5 cm. Lomo en piel con dorados. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1918 - 1918 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good Condition. 9/10

      Hi, Here we have a very rare 1918 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. This is a fabulous book, the only downside and this is being very picky is a bookplate has been removed from the front left page. You probably wouldn't notice but I have to point it out. The front board is superb, hardly a mark and bright gilt,the spine cloth is excellent with bright gilt, it really is a top book. Super rear board too. Excellent, original hinges, and very clean inside just an ex owners name to the front right pastedown. If being picky there is a slight bobbling to front board cloth and inside a sort of corrigated iron appearance for a couple of pages. A wisden to own and brag about. Average 1918s are appearing on line at 5k , no need to pay that much.

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        Fermes - Types et Constructions Rurales en West-Flandre. En deux tomes.

      Bruges, Beyaert, 1918 - Tome premier: XVI,270p., Tome deuxième: XI,307p. Les deux avec plans, reproductions photographiques, hors-texte, planches en couleurs. Avec des planches en bistre par Flori van Acker. De l'avant-propos: "L'ouvrage a pour l'objet de fournir aux propriétaires des campagnes westflamands quelques modèles de construction et de reconstruction qui s'inspirent avant tout des types antérieurs et du caractère régional." Les auteurs ont voulu reproduire et conserver les informations concernant l'architecture des constructions rurales, principalement en face des destructions pendant la Première Guerre mondiale. Les livres ne sont pas coupés, c'est pourquoi ils sont fêlés au rand. La reliure est broyée. Le rand des pages est bronzé et avec des petites taches de moissisure. Les dos sont au-dessous un peu déchirés. Sur demande, les livres peuvent être cartonner de nouveau sous l'utilisation des pièces originales. Unbe- und unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar, daher ist der Rand rissig. Außerdem am Rand etwas angebräunt und mit kleinen Stockflecken. Die Rücken sind unten rissig. Auf Wunsch können die Bücher unter Verwendung der Originalteile neu gebunden werden. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ordbog over det Danske Sprog (27 vols. cpl./ 27 Bände KOMPLETT)

      Gyldendalske Boghandel - Nordisk Forlag Trykt Hos H.H. Thiele; 1918 - 1954. je Band über 1000 Spalten; zweireihig; Gebundene Ausgabe Das hier angebotene Werk stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; Orig.Halbleder; KOMPLETTPREIS für 27 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; in DÄNISCHER Sprache!! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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      London: A. L. Humphreys, 1918. Quarto. Contemporary three quarter navy blue crushed levant and paper boards, t.e.g., original wrappers bound in, by Riviere. Joints a bit rubbed and strained, but a very good copy. First edition of the author's second (or possibly first) separate publication, published in the same year, and in the same format, as her appreciation of Amy Lowell. This is one of a very few copies specially printed on handmade paper, and specially bound, for the author's use. Very scarce.

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        Autograph letter signed. Mülheim/Ruhr, 25. IX. 1918.

      1918. Large 8vo. 2 pp. on double leaf. To Herr von Levetzow, regarding matters of personnel: "[...] Der Eindruck, daß Admiral v. Behnke der ihm gestellten Aufgabe nicht gewachsen war, herrschte auch bei mir auf Grund der zwei stattgehabten Verhandlungen. Wenn die Kölner Besprechung nachmittags ist, wie mir Herr Kapitän Geyer mitteilte, kann ich teilnehmen + werde gerne kommen. Ich hoffe dann Gelegenheit zu haben, über einige Personenfragen mit Ihnen sprechen zu können. Besonders wichtig erscheint mir die sofortige Klarstellung, wer die deutsche

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        Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Now first published, edited with Notes by Robert Bridges, Poet Laureate

      London: Humphrey Milford 1918 - *Price HAS BEEN reduced this weekend as part of our ABEBOOKS November Sale. Order now for BEST SAVINGS!* first edition, first impression, of which 750 copies were issued; [viii], 124 pp., 2 portrait plates, 2 double-page facsimiles, 2 facsimiles of signatures within the text; original blue boards & white linen backstrip, covers moderately soiled, spine label rubbed, corners worn, however overall good+; housed in a fine custom leather & cloth clamshell box; printed at the Oxford University Press. Photos available upon request.

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