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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Patzer & Trenkle]
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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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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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        AÑOS DE JUVENTUD DEL DOCTOR ANGÉLICO

      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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Schloss]
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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

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        THE LAMENT FOR ADONIS BION THE SMYRNAEAN TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL GREEK

      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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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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        ARABISH-IDISHER LEHRER: VEG VAYZER FAR DI IDISHE LEGYONEREN IN TSIEN

      Nyu York; Aroysgegeben Fun Idishen Togeblat, 1918. Original illustrated publisher

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        Cost'alta - Italien (1918).

      AA.VV, 1918. Album da disegno composto da 54 p. di 255x198 cm. cart. sovr. cofanetto. Album originale contenente n. 51 chine acquerelli e disegni anche sotto forma di vignetta riferite alla zona di Luserna e cima Cost'Alta. Riportiamo i titoli delle singole chine e degli acquarelli: Deckung für die Pferde bei Cost Alta -Schnellangelegter Graben auf Costalta 12.7.18 - Skizze bei Monte Rovere 7.7.18 China di Vezenna - -Motiv eines Teilstückes von der Brenta Gruppe gezeichnet von Costalta 26.7.18 - Station 58 17.8.18 - Mehrbildskizze "Erinnerungen an Türnitz" 19.8.18 - Heldenfriedhof auf Costalta 31.8.18 - Unterstand auf der Straße gegen Lusern 21.8.18 - Unterstand a. Costalta 5.9.18 - Unterstand auf der Straße nach Lusern 12.9.18 - Pferde-Deckung auf Cost Alta 19.9.18 - Rechnungskanzlei der Radio-Gruppe 3 auf Cost Alta 20.9.18 - Mannschaftsküche auf Cost Alta d. Radio-Gruppe 3 - Skizze von Lusern im zerstörten Zustand 8.10.18 - Unterstand auf Cost Alta 21.10.18 - Taverne auf Cost Alta 28.10.18 - Zentrale der Radio-Gruppe 3 Cost Alta 23.10.18. Sono presenti inoltre le seguenti vignette che riportano i seguenti titoli: Zug mit Titel: "26. Juni - 28. Juni 1918 Wien-Caldonazzo Südtirol - Emblem "Radio No. 3 Cost'-Alta" - Embleme "Nachtübung" "5. Kriegsjahr" "Telefon-Dienst" "Inspektions-Dienst k.k. Radio-Gruppe No. 3" "Rüstung und Freiheit Wien 11.11.18 - Firmenembleme "Waagner Biro Kurz Stadlau Erzherzog Karlstr. 4" - Weiteres Emblem datiert 25.11.18 - Heldengräber - Getrocknete Herbstzeitlose gepflückt am 8.10.18 bei Lusern Südtirol - Naturstudie (lose einliegend) - Soldat (darunter: "Fortsetzung in Buch No. 4. Sono presenti anche n. 3 fotografie originali del Gruppenaufnahme von der Radio-Gruppe No. 3. Da vedersi. UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: 1918. 31 ...

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        COLORADO STATE FIREMENS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION 1918, GEORGETOWN, COLORADO

      The Citizens of Georgetown and The Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department, Georgetown, Colorado 1918 - COLORADO STATE FIREMENS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION 1918, GEORGETOWN, COLORADO. Second Annual Convention. Colorado State Firemen's Association. Held at Georgetown, Colorado. August 22, 23 and 24, 1918. Compiled and published under the auspices of The Citizens of Georgetown and The Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department, celebrating its Fiftieth Anniversary. Illustrations and design, half-tone engravings and zinc etchings by The Cocks-Clark Engraving Co., Denver, Colorado, 1918. Original illustrated gray wrappers; 64 enamel-coated pages. Illustrated with photographs of Colorado locations, buildings, towns, mines, fire department buildings and equipment, fire department personnel, and scenery. Dimensions: 12-1/4 inches in width by 9-1/2 inches in height. Condition: fine. Some of the descriptive articles contained in this publication include: The Fire Fighter; Roster of Denver Membership; Roster of Georgetown Fire Department, 1918; History of The Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department by W. E. Swanton; A Brief History of Georgetown by Father M. P. Boyle. Numerous local and regional advertisements. Only 1 listed in OCLC. Not in Wynar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Chansons du Marin Français au temps de la Marine en Bois, recueillis et illustrées par Guy Arnoux.

      Paris, Devambez Editeur, 1918, 1 volume de 320x250 mm environ, non paginé (24 feuillets), chansons extraites du "Gaillard d'Avant" , chansons maritimes par G. de La Landelle (E. Dentu, Editeur), broché sous couverture rempliée illustrée. Exemplaire N° 899/1125, un des 1000 exemplaires sur Vergé, avec une dédicace et un dessin original de Guy Arnoux sur la première garde. Couverture très légèrement salie avec petites rousseurs sur les bordures, sinon 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 Entre 1912 et 1925 il collabore à la célèbre revue de mode la Gazette du Bon Ton. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        La gynecologie. L'anatomie morphologique de la femme.

      Masson Helleu Paris 1918 Fort in-4 ( 290 X 200 mm ) broché de 536 pages sous couverture rempliée. Tome 1 seul ( le tome 2 n'a jamais été publié ). 530 dessins et 308 figures par Henry BELLERY-DESFONTAINES, Henri RAPIN et Gabriel REIGNIER. Trés bel exemplaire en parfait état. Un des trés rares exemplaires tiré sur Japon ( 1/25 ). D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Le Phanerogramme

      1918Paris, [Chez l'auteur], 1918. Broché, 155 x 200 mm, 190 pp. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES 30 EXEMPLAIRES sur vergé d'Arches (seul tirage en grand papier après 20 ex. sur Japon comportant l'eau-forte signée de Picasso Pierrot). "Avis Important : Malgré les marques du temps sur le manuscrit, portrait d'après nature du dilettantisme des époques 1900-1905, nous n'avons, pour ne point enlever à la ressemblance, pas voulu toucher à son intégrité native. Un portrait est l'art impersonnel : Nulle part ce livre ne relate les opinions de son auteur. On appréciera celles de ses héros."

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        Les Mamelles de Tirésias Drame Surréaliste en deux actes et un prologue. Avec la musique de Germaine Albert-Birot et 7 dessins hors-texte de Serge Férat.

      Paris, Editions SIC, 1918 19,2 x 14,7 cm, broché, couverture illustrée, 108 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Edition originale de cette pièce mythique à laquelle on associe la première utilisation du mot "Surréaliste". L'un des ex. du tirage courant (après 6 ex. sur Hollande, 5 ex. sur Chine, 4 ex. sur Japon et 2 ex. sur vieux Japon). Habile restauration à la couverture, dos doublé. Bel exemplaire néanmoins. .

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        ENGAGEMENT DE MARC ALLEGRET DANS L'ARMEE ANGLAISE EN 1918

      Formulaire contenant l'autorisation de Gide en sa qualité de tuteur de Marc Allégret à son engagement dans l'armée de Sa Majesté pour la durée de la guerre. Il se présente comme un feuillet dactylographié de papier mince, 185 X 205 mm, à compléter à la main par les parents ou tuteurs du volontaire. Les mentions manuscrites ne sont pas de la main de Gide mais la signature autographe de Gide en tant que " guardian " ne fait pas de doute. Le formulaire exigeant de mentionner le nom d'un " witness ", c'est celui de Lady Jane Strachey, qui est indiqué avec son adresse d'Hampstead et sa qualité d' " householder ". Dans son étude très complète sur " Gide à Cambridge, 1918 " (BAAG n° 125 de janvier 2000), David Steel raconte que la famille Allégret décide au printemps 18 d'orienter Marc (18 ans) vers un bac latin-langues. Un séjour en Angleterre est jugé nécessaire. Gide s'offre aussitôt à accompagner Marc et les deux voyageurs quittent la France le 19 juin. Ils feront rapidement la connaissance de la famille Strachey dont la matriarche Lady Jane était une grande figure du mouvement des suffragettes. Selon Steel, cette rencontre ouvrira à Gide les portes d'un des centres les plus avant-gardistes et créatifs de la vie intellectuelle anglaise. Gide rencontrera ainsi Dorothy Bussy (née Strachey) qui deviendra sa traductrice attitrée en langue anglaise avant de connaître la gloire avec son roman " Olivia ".Dans une lettre (reproduite par Steel) du 10 août aux Rothenstein, Gide évoquera ainsi le projet d'enrôlement de Marc : " .... Hélas, l'appel de la classe de Marc va mettre un terme à ces joies. Il fait un dernier effort pour s'engager dans l'armée anglaise - mais sans grand espoir d'y réussir. " [Notre formulaire est daté du 18 août]Steel ajoute : " L'idée de faire son service militaire en Angleterre, agréée par sa mère, faisait l'objet de sérieuses demandes. En principe du moins, les services de recrutement de Cambridge n'y étaient pas opposés. On faisait appel aux bons offices de Sir Maurice Bonham-Carter ainsi qu'à ceux de Gosse. "Ces parrainages se révélèrent infructueux puisque les deux voyageurs reprirent le chemin du retour en septembre 18.L'escapade se termina tragiquement pour Gide qui apprendra de Madeleine, le 21 novembre, que sitôt son départ pour l'Angleterre, elle a détruit toutes les lettres qu'il lui avait écrites depuis leur jeunesse : " Je souffre comme si elle avait tué notre enfant... Peut-être n'y eut-il jamais plus belle correspondance ... "Document unique.

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        The Red Battle Flyer

      Robert M. McBride & Co., New York 1918 - First English language edition. Fine condition in black cloth with red lettering. Frontis photo of Captain Baron von Richthofen. This very scarce original dust jacket has the $1.25 printed price present on the spine with light wear and chipping to the edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHAMBER MUSIC.

      FIRST AUTHORISED AMERICAN EDITION. 1st printing. Small 8vo. (7.2 x 5 inches). Previous owners neat name and date (Jan. 16, 1919) on the front blank endpaper otherwise a very clean and bright copy throughout. In the publishers brown cloth binding with blind stamped lettering to the spine, the front board lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. With the scarce original printed dustwrapper with a portrait photo of Joyce to the front panel. The spine is priced at $1.00. Some minor loss to the top and bottom of the spine, not affecting the lettering, and some minor rubbing to the extremities, otherwise a very good example of this uncommon wrapper. This authorised edition was published in New York in september 1918, some three months after a pirated edition appeared, issued by Alfred Bartlett of the Cornhill Company in Boston. Copies in the original dustwrapper are scarce.

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        Autograph letter signed ("[...] Child"). Tárgul Neamt (Târgu Neamt), 3. VI. 1918.

      1918. Large 8vo. 3½ pp. on double leaf. With autogr. envelope. To his mistress "Madmoiselle Zizi Lambrino", i.e. Ioana Maria Marie Valentina Lambrino, known as "Zizi" (1898-1953): [...] My love dear why is our poor life so awful[l]y sad. We do love each other so madly more than wey can say [...]". - Green ink on very thin paper; somewhat browned.

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        1) Le petit Pierre.

      1918 2 demi-maroquin de l'époque, à coins, couv. conservée (Solignac-Mazet). soit 2 ouvrages en 2 volumes in-16 ; Paris, Calmann-Lévy, s.d. [1918],(6)-338 pp. ; (suivi de). -2) La vie en fleur. Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1922, (4)-II-352 pp. ; 1) Edition originale. Un des 200 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande.2) Edition original*. Un des 200 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande. Format lég. supérieur au précédent."Ce livre fait suite au Petit Pierre, publié il y a deux ans. La vie en fleur conduit mon ami jusqu'à son entrée dans le monde. Ces deux tomes, auxquels on peut joindre le Livre de mon ami et Pierre Nozière, contiennent, sous des noms empruntés et avec quelques circonstances feintes, les souvenirs de mes premières années." (Anatole France, préface).

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        LEND THE WAY THEY FIGHT BUY BONDS TO YOUR UTMOST

      New-York Rhe W.F. powers CO. Litho 1918. Une affiche lithographique originale et entoilée. Dimension: 1,04mx0,67m. Très bel état.

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      London: The Egoist Ltd., (1917) [but 1918] - First English edition from English sheets, 8vo, (vi), 299, (1) pp. Marginal browning throughout, inscription neatly erased from the fly leaf. Original cloth, spine browned with slight loss to ends. Preceded by the first edition published in America in 1916 and an English edition from those American sheets which appeared in 1917. Slocum & Cahoon A13.

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

      Stockholm : Generalstabens Litografiska Anstalt [1918-1927] - 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. Physical description; 3 v. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 29-38 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Contents; Erster Band -- Zweiter Band -- [Dritter Band], Karten.Subjects; Iran - Description and travel. 10 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Album and Sketch Book created by Employees of the Ministry of Munitions, Drawing Office, includes Women's Advancement, Fine Watercolors and Sketches - some Chinese Characters.

      Town Hall Anerley, S. E. London 1918 - Town Hall Anerley, S. E. London.1918. An autograph album with sentiments and sketches created by various employees of of the Ministry of Munitions, Drawing Office. Predominantly populated by women, as it was the type of work women did in wartime. Includes sentiments such as "Nature, impartial in her ends, When she made Man the strongest; In justice too to make amends, Made Woman's tongue the longest". Also another titled "Woman" discussing woman's skills, etc. It also includes a hand penned "Each in His Own Tongue" originally by William Hubert Carmuth. A French and English translation on Friendship. Also comments about working in the Drawing Office. Also includes fine watercolors and pencil drawings. (

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        [BOLSHEVIK CIVIL WAR PROPAGANDA FOR CHILDREN] Skaz dyadyushki Pakhoma o tom, kak bednota pomogla Moskve [i.e. Tale by Uncle Pakhom how Poor Folk Helped Moscow]

      Moscow: Izd. Krestianskogo otd. VTSIK, 1918. 16 pp. 23,5x15 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Small tears of the covers and spine, last page separated, Soviet bookshop's stamps, general wear. Otherwise good copy. Extremely rare. Agitation to send food to Moscow for peasants in a form of folk poem. This is a historical evidence of a famine in 1918-1924, future Dekulakization and collectivization. Moscow was dying from food shortage in that period of time. This is also the time of prodrazvyorstka (a Bolshevik policy and campaign of confiscation of grain and other agricultural produce from the peasants for a nominal fixed price according to specified quotas). Due to the low intake of bread on the state procurement the Provisional Government introduced a 'grain monopoly' - the transfer of the entire volume of produced bread minus the established norms of consumption for personal and household needs. The 'grain monopoly' was confirmed by the Council of People's Commissars decree authority from 9 May 1918.

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        The Life of Mohammad the Prophet of Allah. Illustré par E. Dinet.

      Paris, The Paris Book Club, 1918. 250 X 330 mm. relié plein chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné à chaud avec pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, encodrement doré sur les plats, filet sur coupe et dentelle intérieure, tête dorée, non rogné. 177 pp. Illustré de 34 vignettes contrecollées en couleurs de E. Dinet , de décors orientaux par Mohammad Racim et d'une carte. Edition imprimée en deux couleurs, tirée à 1000 ex. num. 1/875 ex. sur papier fait à la main, dans une très belle reliure. Rares piqûres.

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens et moderne]
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        Aerial Photographic Mosaic: Washington D.C.

      School of Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance 1918 - An aerial photographic mosaic is a photographic reproduction usually made by carefully fitting together separate photos of an area so that the detail of one photograph matches the detail of all adjacent photographs. That said, this is an aerial photographic map of the city of Washington C.D. made by The School of Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance at Langley Field in Hampton, Virginia on August 17, 1918. The scale is 1 inch equaling a quarter mile. The map measures approximately 28 by 34 inches. There are a couple of repaired or reinforced tears - the largest being eight inches - all repairs are on the verso. Map does show some light creases form being rolled. Surrounding the main image of the city can be seen a thin border of the fabric/backing on which the different photos were assembled. Map will be shipped rolled. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La Araucana de D. Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga. Edición del centenario. Ilustrada con grabados, documentos, notas históricas y bibliográficas y una biografía del autor. [Five Volumes]

      Imprenta Elzeviriana, Santiago de Chile 1918 - Illus. with b/w plates, photos, drawings, facsimiles, and map. One of 600 copies. Medina's fabulous edition of Chile's national epic. Volume I: Texto (1910). II: Vida de Ercilla (1917). III & IV: Ilustraciones (1917). V: Documentos (1918). Uncommon in the trade and even more so in unopenned condition. ABPC and American Exchange show only one sold at auction in the last half century. Palau 80441. Aquila: Aa53. In original wrappers, untrimmed and unopened but for the first few leaves in one volume. They all have their original wrappers, but on three volumes they are detached, one of which is repaired with cello tape and a few are quite ragged as expected. The spines on a few are chipped or fragile, and all have foxing across the top edge of the wrappers. Contents fine and very wide margined. Original publisher's paper wrappers [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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. Very Good, cloth rubbed at extremities, bruised at crown, lightly marked. Inner hinges repaired, previous owner name and bookseller stamp to front free end paper, pages show a bit of use with a bit of staining to several pages and two page corners missing.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Moon of Israel. A Tale of the Exodus.

      London: John Murray, 1918 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Verein Sturmbühne. Sturmklub. Vorsitzender: Dr. John Schikowski, Geschäftsstelle Charlottenburg, Scharrenstraße 11. Aufruf zur Vereinsgründung, Satzungen des Vereins der Sturmbühne.

      Berlin 1918 - Berlin, [1918 bzw. 1919 ?], 20,7 x 15,5 cm, (4) Seiten, Doppelblatt, mittig gefaltet, einliegend die gedruckten Satzungen >Verein SturmbühneSturmklubWir wollen einen gewählten Kreis von Menschen vereinen, die für das Wissen um die Kunst wirken, die für die Kunst als geistiges Erlebnis wirken.[.] Wir haben den Verein Sturmbühne gegründet, weil er nötig ist [.] Wir wollen für die Bühnenkunst der Gegenwart wirken. Wir wollen unsere Mitglieder die ersten Gestaltungen des Bühnenkunstwerkes erleben lassen [.]; Der Ausschuß: Dr. John Schikowski, Rudolf Bauer, Rudolf Blümner, Lothar Schreyer, Herwarth Walden.< Sprache: Deutsch Leicht gebräunt, Mittelfalz fleckig, auf Maschinenbütten gedruckt.

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        Der Prophet Daniel. Eine Folge mit zwölf Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin.

      München, Georg Müller, ohne Jahr (1918). - Ca. 37,5 x 26,5 cm. 2 Blätter, 35 (1) Seiten, mit 12 montierten Federzeichnungen (auf ungezählten Blättern) und 12 rot gedruckten Initialen. Eines von 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe (Gesamtauflage 450 Exemplare), von Alfred Kubin handschriftlich signiert und numeriert. Raabe 98. "Franz Marc machte den einladenden Vorschlag zu einer modern repräsentativen Bibelausgabe. Jeder konnte sich sein Kapitel aussuchen. Ich [Kubin] tat gleich mit und übernahm den Propheten Daniel. Es ist seit 1913 vollendet" (Raabe). Einband leicht stockfleckig, Exlibris, vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar. Illustrierter Original-Halbpergamentband. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Flottenatmer Dräger : Marine-S-Type : Gebrauchsvorschrift

      Lübeck : Drägerwerk 1. Juli 1918. - 32 S., m. Abb. i. Txt mit vorgeheftetem Hinweisblatt "Bei Heisswerden der Patrone" Juli 1915; Einband fleckig u. m. Knickspur, S.1-4 oben m. kl. Einriss, Klammerheftung rostig, S. 15 - 18 deshalb nur lose beiliegend; nirgendwo nachweisbar; in Anbetracht der Seltenheit - insgesamt akzeptabler Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 10 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Letters of Cyrus Foss Chamberlain. A Member of the Lafayette Flying Corps.

      Privately Printed for Private Distribution Minneapolis First Edition 1918. 1918. First edition hard back binding in original teal blue covers, small black and gilt title label to the beige spine, gilt lettering to the front cover. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 118 printed pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Chamberlain and single-sided monochrome photographs. Off-setting to the end papers, spine very slightly age darkened and in very near Fine condition, acetate dust wrapper. A native of Minneapolis, Chamberlain joined the French Lafayette Flying Corps in June of 1917. He attended French school and was posted to Escadrille Spad 98. Slightly older than his squadron mates, he was often more reckless than the rest. During the German offensive in the spring of 1918, his squadron flew air superiority missions over the front lines and on 13 June, his group dove from 12,000 feet on some German aircraft. They had been lured into a trap and other German fighters attacked, Chamberlain was killed in his seat by an unlucky burst of machine gun fire from an enemy aircraft. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Legislation of Palestine 1918-1925. Including the Orders-in-Council, Ordinances, Public Notices, Proclamations, Regulations, etc. Alexandria, Whitehead Morris Ltd., 1926.

      1918. Large 4to (194 x 257 mm). 2 vols. XXII, 668, XXIII-XXXII pp. (2), VIII, 536, IX-XIV pp. Contemp. half calf with cloth covers. Collection of all legislation issued in British Palestine since December 1917 which was still valid and in force in 1926. "The collection does not represent the whole of the Palestine Law, because the Ottoman Law which was in force at the outbreak of the War remains the basis of the legal system of the country" (vol. I, p. iv). The laws governing the administration of the Palestine Mandate which followed the Balfour Declaration constitute crucial documents for understanding the transfer of power and the gradual replacement of Ottoman, Islamic, customary law by British and eventually Israeli law. Bentwich (1883-1971), the British-appointed attorney-general of Mandatory Palestine, was a prominent Zionist and wrote widely on the establishment of a Jewish Homeland. - Slight foxing to endpapers; ownership stamp "M. Fitzgerald". A scarce work in a good set. OCLC 22644076.

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        SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE: POEMS OF CHILDHOOD

      RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE: POEMS OF CHILDHOOD by Algernon Swinburne. London: Heinemann (1918). 4to, green gilt cloth, near Fine. 1st edition. Featuring 8 beautiful color plates and 52 black & whitess by Rackham. Laid in is a 2 page handwritten signed letter dated February 5, 1930 from Rackham to a Mr. Taylor reading: "Here are the remaining drawings for Mr. Scheuer. You will see there are 23 of them. This number is reached (instead of 16) because in several cases there was more than one drawing on the same sheet of paper and they are now separated. In two cases there were two drawings: and in one, six. The above is now my permanent home address to which all communication had better be addressed as I shall be there much more than at my London studio (where I can be, at any time, by appointment). I wish I had been able to get these drawings to you before this and I very much hope Mr. Scheuer has not been inconvenienced. I need hardly say it has not been possible to do otherwise but I am now back at work again and completely recovered from my operation.

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        The Son of Tarzan

      A. L. Burt, 1918 The Son of Tarzan, inscribed by the author to his daughter. A very early printing, inscribed by Burroughs to his daughter Joan "With love to Joan from Papa, Tarzana Ranch, January, 1923." Famously, Burroughs did not have a first edition of Son of Tarzan, because supposedly it was stolen from him by a young relative who needed the money to support a sad habit. Joan was involved in producing the Tarzan movies, and in fact at one point was assigned to find someone who could play Tarzan in one of the movies. She selected a prominent actor named James Pierce, and later they were married. Very good in a very good dust jacket, housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        WILD FLOWER CHILDREN

      - VOLLAND. WILD FLOWER CHILDREN: the little playmates of the fairies by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago: Volland (1918, no additonal printings). 4to, green pictorial boards, slight tip wear else near fine in original box (flaps repaired). A Volland Nature Children Book and companion to Mother Earth's Children etc. This is illustrated by JANET LAURA SCOTT with pictorial endpapers plus color illustrations on every page depicting wonderful humanized wild flowers. This is an excellent copy of an extremely scarce Volland title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stilleben mit Paprika".

      1918 1918 - Farbholzschnitt, auf Japan-Bütten, signiert, datiert und betitelt. Darstellungsgröße 21,5:21,6 cm, Blattgröße 30,5:27,4 cm. Prachtvoller Abdruck! Kleiner Enriß im breiten oberen Rand sauber restauriert. Philipp war Meisterschüler von G. Kuehl (1850-1915) und R. Müller (1874-1930) an der Dresdener Akademie. Studienaufenthalte verbrachte er in Paris, Italien und in der Schweiz. Er war als Maler und Graphiker tätig.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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