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      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1918 - Very good first edition, first state book in very good dust jacket. Board panels and clean, text on front panel and spine is sharp. Upper and lower edges on head and tail of board spine are creased. Back corner at head of board spine is bumped. Two stains on bottom of page edges close to spine. Small book store label on back paste down. Previous owner's inscription on front free end paper, else book is internally clean. Page 3 is numbered and "Chicago Poems" is referenced on the page facing the title page. Text block is sound. Dust jacket is fragile. Soiled overall. Spine is sunned and rubbed. Spine and fore-edge folds are creased. Loss across width at head and tail of spine up to 1/4". Lower right corner on front panel has loss of 1 1/8" by up to 5/16". Upper left corner on front panel has "L-shaped closed tear of approx. 1 1/2". Fore-edge corners are rubbed. Shallow creasing along upper edges including inside flap edges. All inside flaps are clipped, the largest being the lower corner on the back flap of 2 1/4" by 1 5/8". Please use close-up options for best inspection. Additional photos available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: R & G Bliss Books]
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        Kernel Cob and Little Miss Sweetclover

      1918 - MITCHEL, George. Kernel Cob and Little Miss Sweetclover. Illustrated by Tony Sarg. New York, Chicago and Toronto: P.F. Volland, (1918). Octavo, original stiff paper pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, original cardboard box. $1800.First edition, a lovely copy in the original illustrated box.Part of Volland's "Happy Children Books" series-to which Johnny Gruelle's Raggedy Ann and Andy books also belonged-Mitchel's toy fantasy chronicles the adventures of a doll made from flowers and a soldier fashioned from an ear of corn. Guatemalan-born Sarg is remembered for not only illustrating children's books but also reviving marionette theater in America. He also developed helium-filled character balloons for Macy's Thanksgiving Day parades. Cotsen 7362. Book exceptionally fine, scarce original box in extraordinary condition, with one closed tear. A beautiful copy in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Signed Letter on Navy Department Letterhead (April 12, 1918)

      1918. Very Good +. 1 page, two paragraphs. Typed letter on Navy Department letterhead signed F. D. Roosevelt. This letter is addressed to Mr. Karl F. Stremel of Johnstown PA thanking him for donating his binoculars, telescopes, and spy-glasses to the war effort. Roosevelt promises that every effort will be made to return the items upon the conclusion of the war. Letter is folded twice, lightly age toned. "you have supplied 'Eyes for the NAVY' during a very trying period.' Very Good+.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Tambours et Trompettes, Images de Guy Arnoux.

      Edité par Devambez, à Paris, sans date (1918), grand in-folio de 485x330 mm environ, une chemise cartonnée illustrée avec dos toilé, fermée par un ruban tricolore, contenant 10 illustrations légendées pleine page couleurs de Guy Arnoux. Exemplaire N°64/500, un des 475 exemplaires numérotés de 26 à 500, sur papier Ingres avec un dessin original sur le premier contreplat. Couverture un peu salie avec petites rousseurs, intérieur bon état. Guy Arnoux, né le 26 août 1886 à Paris 7e et mort le 5 août 1951 à Ardon (Loiret), est un artiste, illustrateur et graphiste français. Il a illustré près de quatre-vingts livres dont plusieurs grands formats d'une remarquable qualité d'impression chez Devambez (1917 : Quelques drapeaux français ; 1918 : Tambours et trompettes). À l'issue de la Guerre de 1914-18, il participe à de charmants petits livres pour les enfants : Le bon Anglais, Carnet d'un permissionnaire, Nos frères d'Amérique... Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Hand-drawn cartoon book, What the Navy Did to Me by Swabo Sam, satirizing World War One Navy life.

      circa 1918. Unbound. 80 unbound leaves with original cartoon drawings on one side. Each leaf is approximately 5.5” x 9”. Generally clean pages with some marginal soiling and wear. The cover is worn at the top edge with archival tape reinforcement on the reverse. Each of the leaves has a pinhole in the upper left corner suggesting the leaves may have been displayed one-at-a-time on a bulletin board. The cartoons are very well done and many are quite funny. The first 34 leaves cover the period from Swabo Sam’s enlistment through his completion of boot camp and include humorous observations about in-processing, showers, haircuts, the dentist, shots, his first night sleeping in a Navy hammock, uniforms, medical care, drill, physical training, and more. The remaining leaves feature shipboard life including Sam’s first squall, first trip aloft, first trip along the boom, first general quarters, spud alley, painting, polishing, chipping, swabbing, fire call, transporting doughboys, liberty, tattooing, gun drills, and more.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Geografia General de Catalunya. I: Catalunya. Per Francesc Carreras i Candi i la col laboració de Lluís Marià Vidal i Carreras, Norbert Font i Sagué, Joan Cadevall i Diars, Emili Tarré i Tarré, Felip Ferrer i Vert, Josep Maria Bofill i Pichot, Eugeni Ferrer i Dalmau, Salvador Maluquer i Nicolau, Joan Baptista Aguilar-Amat i Banús, Baltasar Serradell i Planella, Marià Faura i Sans, Salvador Sanpere i Miquel, Frederic Rahola i Trèmols, Jaume Maspons i Camarasa, Ernest Moliné i Brasés, i Pere Estasen i Cortada; II: Província de Barcelona. Per Cels Gomis i Mestres; III: Província de Tarragona. Per Emili Morera i Llauradó; IV: Província de Lleida. Per Ceferí Rocafort i Sansó; V: Província de Girona. Per Joaquim Botet i Sisó, i VI: Ciutat de Barc

      Barcelona, Casa Editorial Alberto Martín, 1908-1918. - Seis volúmenes em 1297 pp. + 703 pp. + 1058 pp. + 1070 pp. + 1154 pp. + 1138 pp. Ilustraciones y fotografías. Texto en catalán. Bella encuadernación original en media piel y tela estampada con diseño de corte modernista de Antonio Saló. Liberos daños en cofia y pie de lomeras de dos volúmenes.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Eigenhändiger Entwurf für das Titelblatt von "Hans Thoma. Seeligkeit nach Wirrwahns Zeit. Der zwischen Zeit und Ewigkeit unsicher flatternden Seele zweiter Theil".

      Federzeichnung und Bleistift. 1918. - Schrift mit Titelvignette; zusätzlich von Thoma beschrieben: "So denke ich mir etwa das Titelblatt". - Rückseitig mit Sammlerstempel. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Hey Fellows!" Your Money Brings the Book We Need When We Want it.

      New York: American Lithographic Co. 1918 - 20 in. x 30 in. American Library Association. United War Work Campaign. A poster prepared for the Committee on Public Information, Division of Pictorial Publicity, United War Work Campaign, Week of November 11, 1918. Original lithograph. A small crease at top right corner, otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Ozeanographie und Klimatologie des Persischen Golfes und des Golfes von Oman. In amtlichem Auftrag bearbeitet. Berlin, E. S. Mittler & Sohn, 1918.

      1918. 46 pp. With 7 folding plates. (Bound with:) Annalen der Hydrographie und Maritimen Meteorologie. Zeitschrift für Seefahrt- und Meereskunde. 46. Jg. Ibid., 1918. VII, (1), 392 pp. With 7 folding plates. Modern half cloth. Scientific, in-depth study of the oceanography and climate of the Arabian Gulf. - Well-preserved. Rare. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2030. Wilson 204. OCLC 30025495.

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        May 1918 Letter on Ministry of Munitions stationery from Churchill to Miss Etheldreda Morris regarding her recommendation for MBE by Churchill, along with her MBE medal, accompanying ribbon, and original presentation box

      London 1918 - This unique First World War item is the original M.B.E. medal, with accompanying ribbon and presentation case, awarded to Miss Etheldreda Morris in 1918 for contributions to munitions manufacturing efforts, along with a typed letter to Morris from Winston Churchill dated May 1918 informing her that she would receive the honor as a result of his recommendation. It is noteworthy that this award to a British woman for her wartime work dates from the year that British women first gained the right to vote, partly on the political strength of their First World War contributions. The letter is typed on embossed Ministry of Munitions stationery, dated "May, 1918" and reads: "I have had much pleasure in recommending to the Prime Minister that you should be appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, and I am glad to learn that the King has approved the recommendation. Pray accept my hearty congratulations on this recognition of the valuable services rendered by you to the State." The typed valediction is "Yours very faithfully" followed by Churchill’s signature in black ink. The letter bears a single vertical and single horizontal fold, consonant with original mailing, as well as mild spotting, wrinkling, and a .25 inch closed tear from having spent life stored atop the MBE medal within the presentation case. The original, leather-covered Garrard & Co. leather presentation case is scuffed but fully intact. Within is the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire M.B.E. medal, with purple bow ribbon. The printed personal calling card of Miss Etheldreda Morris is also laid in the case, along with the letter from Churchill. Etheldreda Morris was born in the Welsh town of Penbryn, the daughter of Welsh poet Lewis Morris. During World War I she was Chief Lady Welfare Superintendent at NEF (National Explosives Factory) Pembrey, also in Wales. Pembrey had been the site of a Nobel dynamite factory since the 1880s, but during the war it was upgraded to manufacture the more powerful TNT. Situated near sand dunes, the factory was ideally placed to minimize the damage that would have been caused during an explosion. Churchill was Minister for Munitions from 1917 to 1919, and was thus the head of the department for which Morris worked in 1918. The M.B.E. she received was part of King George V's 1918 Birthday Honours, published in the London Gazette in early June 1918. Churchill took a tortuous path to his position as Minister of Munitions, where he served from July 1917 to January 1919. He began the First World War as the powerful First Lord of the Admiralty, but was scapegoated for the Dardanelles disaster and forced out in May 1915. By November 1915, Churchill was serving at the Front, spending part of his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. His May 1916 return to London saw "no upsurge in his political fortunes" and left him criticizing the war effort from an unaccustomed "position of political weakness and personal isolation" much as he would two decades later on the eve of the Second World War. (Gilbert, Vol. III) By May 1917 there was growing parliamentary opposition to the Government. "Lloyd George knew that Churchill's aim was to return to a position of authority, but that if no place were found for him, he would continue to attack the Government's war policy." (Gilbert, Vol. IV, p.15) Whether for Churchill's talents, desire to silence him, or both, Lloyd George invited Churchill to return to the Cabinet as Minister of Munitions. True to form, Churchill proved "eager to involve himself in as wide a range of discussions as possible" (Gilbert, Vol. IV, p.32) and implemented major reorganization of his Ministry, optimizing production and asserting exactly the sort of influence his detractors resented. Churchill would prevail in his difficult return to power, assuming control of the War Office as Secretary of State for War and Air by January 1919.

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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'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 'The Gem'.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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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

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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]

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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]

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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 :

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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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        FREE And Other Stories.

      Boni & Liveright 1918 - 8vo. Poet E.E. Cummings's copy with his 1918 ownership signature on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A double delight -- exemplary condition and an association copy linking two major Americans authors [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lee G. Campbell]
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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]

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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

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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