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        ENGLISH FAIRY TALES Retold by F.A. Steel

      New York The Macmillan Co 1918 - First American edition, illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt lettering and vignettes. An original sketch of a charming pixie on the half title, and inscribed to Rackham's brother and sister in law, "To Robert + Awdry / with love / from Edyth / + / Arthur Rackham / Xmas/18". A very good copy, front hinge cracking, but still a nice bright copy. Endpapers illustrated with line drawings printed in green. Sixteen colour plates, each protected by a tissue guard with printed caption. 41 black and white drawings in the text. Every year the Rackhams presented a copy of Arthur Rackham's latest gift book to members of Edyth Rackham's large family. Stories include: St. George of Merrie England; The Story of the Three Bears; Jack the Giant-Killer; Jack and the Beanstalk; Dick Whittington and The Three Little Pigs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Santiago de Chile: Imprenta Elzeviriana, 1918. Centennial edition (First edition thus). Original publisher's paper wrappers. 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.. 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.

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        The giant Cormoran was the terror of all the country-side

      1918. Jack the Giant Killer"RACKHAM, Arthur, artist. "The giant Cormoran was the terror of all the country-side" [London, 1918]. Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing, signed "Arthur Rackham" on lower left-hand corner, for the color plate facing page 76, in the Rackham-illustrated edition of English Fairy Tales. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1918. Image size: 10 x 7 5/8 inches: 254 x 194 mm. (board size: 11 1/4 x 7 15/16 inches: 286 x 202 mm.). Matted, framed and glazed. Written on the back of the watercolor in black ink, in Arthur Rackham's hand "A. Rackham/English Fairy Tales./No. 1 (Jack the Giant Killer)"."In those days, the Mount of St. Michael in Cornwall was the fastness of a hugeous giant whose name was Cormoran. He was full eighteen feet in height, some three yards about the middle, of a grim face, and was the terror of all the country-side. He lived in a cave amidst the rocky Mount, and when he desired victuals he would wade across the tides to the mainland and furnish himself forth with all that came in his way. The poor folk and the rich folk alike ran out of their houses and hid themselves when they heard the swish-swash of his big feet in the water; for if he saw them, he would think nothing of broiling half-a-dozen or so of them for breakfast. As it was, he seized their cattle by the score, carrying off half-a-dozen fat oxen on his back at a time, and hanging sheep and pigs to his waistbelt like bunches of dip-candles." (Jack the Giant Killer).In this stupendous watercolor, Cormoran is scouting for victims in the middle of a village. He has at least two oxen slung over his shoulder and four pigs tied to his waistband. His face is exactly what a giant's face should look like - really ugly with crossed-eyes and an underbite like a bulldog. In the background, villagers are scurrying away over the fields and low stone walls outside the village and in the foreground we see a small dog running towards two villagers and their child who are hiding the other side of a pigsty.Another woman villager is ducking out of Cormoran's way and in the house to his right is a little boy peeping out of an upstairs window. The feeling of fear is overwhelming in this incredible watercolor - Rackham manages to depict the sheer terror of these poor people and the feeling of total domination that Cormoran has over them which is clearly established in the stance and demeanor of the giant.Provenance: Sessler's Bookshop, Philadelphia with their typed description on back of frame.

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        LE CANADA FRANCAIS, 2e SERIE DU PARLER FRANCAIS, 1918-1946

      1918. Université de Laval, Québec. 1918-1946. In-8.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Intérieur bon état. 7 volumes reliés, 1 volume à couverture rigide, et env. 220 volumes brochés. Reliures signées (Institut Catholique de Toulouse). Etiquettes annotées sur les dos des volumes reliés, et tampons et annotations sur les 1er plats des volumes brochés. Quelques volumes brochés légèrement abîmés (couverture). Couronné par l'Académie française. 1918, vol. I, n°1-3. 1919, vol. II, n°2-5, vol. III, n°1 (+ vol. I, n°5). 1920, vol. V, n°3-4 (+ vol. III, n°5). 1921, vol. V, n°5, vol. VI, n°1-5, vol. VII, n°1-4. 1922, vol. VII, n°5, vol. IX, n°1-4. 1922, vol. VIII, n°1-5. 1923, vol. IX, n°5, vol. X (relié), fév.-juin, vol. XI, n°1-4. 1924, vol. XI, n°5-10, vol. XII, n°1-4. 1925, vol. XII, n°5-10, vol. XIII, n°1-4. 1926, vol. XIII, n°5-10, vol. XIV, n°1-4. 1927, vol. XIV, n°5-9, vol. XV, n°1-4. 1928, vol. XV, n°5-10, vol. XVI, n°1-3. 1929, vol. XVI, n°5-10, vol. XVII, n°1-4. 1930, vol. XVII, n°5-7, 9-10, vol. XVIII, n°1-4. 1931, vol. XVIII, n°5-7, 9-10, vol. XIX, n°1-4. 1932, vol. XIX, n°5-10, vol. XX, n°1-4. 1933, vol. XX, n° 5-10, vol. XXI, n°1-4. 1934, vol. XXI, n°5-10, vol. XXII, n°1-4. 1935, vol. XXII, n°5-10, vol. XXIII, n°1-4. 1936, vol. XXIII, n°5-10, vol. XXIV, n°1-4. 1937, vol. XXIV, n°5-10, vol. XXV, n°1-4. 1938, vol. XXV, n°5-10, vol. XXVI, n°1-4. 1939, vol. XXVI, n°5-10. Volumes reliés: vol. XXVII, sept. 1939-sept. 1940; vol. XXVIII, sept. 1940-sept. 1941; vol. XXIX, sept. 1941-sept. 1942; vol. XXX, sept. 1942-sept. 1943; vol. XXXI, sept. 1943-sept. 1944; vol. XXXII, sept. 1944-sept. 1945; vol. XXXIII, sept. 1945-sept. 1946.

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        Poèmes et dessins de la fille née sans mère. 18 dessins - 51 poèmes.

      Lausanne, Imprimeries réunies, 1918. In-8, broché (couverture légèrement passée). Edition originale, bel exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        "Vendanges sur des airs glorieux".

      1918 1Aquarelle et gouache signée en bas à droite et titrée, (1918), 30 x 20 cm. Armand VALLEE (Paris 1884-1960 Paris), membre des Humoristes, décorateur à l'Opéra de Paris, dessinateur de mode, de livres, de publicités et d'affiches... Il collabora à de nombreuses revues "Le Témoin", "Le Sourire", "Le Journal des Dames des Modes", "L'Image", "La Gazette du Bon Ton", "La Vie Parisienne", "Le Rire"... Il réalise ce dessin, vraisemblablement pour "La Vie Parisienne", où la victoire des alliés se fête au jus de la treille. Légende manuscrite à la mine de plomb dans la partie inférieure. Petites taches marginales et plis extérieurs.

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        KLEIN - RANIERS WELTREISE

      HILDEBRANDT, LILY. GERMAN. (HILDEBRANDT,LILY) KLEIN - RANIERS WELTREISE. Munchen: Georg W. Dietrich, 1918. Large oblong 4to (12 3/4 x 10 1/4"), pictorial boards, [32]p., a Fine nearly as new copy in the original plain dust wrapper (dw with some fraying but VG+). 1st edition. THIS COPY HAS A WARM INSCRIPTION FROM LILY TO ARTIST KURT WEINHOLD (AN ARTIST OF THE NEUE SACHLICHKEIT MOVEMENT) BELOW WHICH IS A CIRCA 1914 MOUNTED PHOTO OF LILY, HER HUSBAND HANS AND THEIR BABY SON RANIER FOR WHOM THIS BOOK WAS WRITTEN. Featuring 14 fabulous, stylized color lithographs by Hildbrandt with bold geometric shaped pictures, and with pictorial endpapers as well. Written for her son Ranier, each illustration faces verse printed in a large font. Lily was experimenting using abstract design and modern art in children's books and the result is breathtaking. Lily Hildebrandt studied art with Adolf Holzel, first in Stuttgart and then in Munich where she met her husband Hans. Hans was a highly educated, leading figure in the German art and architecture world, writing, teaching and lecturing. He and Lily were close friends with Walter Gropius (with whom she had an affair), Wassily Kandinsky, Willi Baumeister, Adolf Holzel and others. In 1935 Lily's work was labeled degenerate and banned by the Nazi's because she was Jewish. Hans's work was also terminated because he was married to a Jewish woman. For years they lived in fear, especially because their son had been arrested by the Gestapo for being a conscientious objector. They all survived the war. This is a special copy of a striking book, rare in this remarkable condition. See Bilderwelt 60.

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        World War One America Soldier's Trench Diaries and Papers

      France, 1918. Diary. Very Good. Exceptional two-volume journal (about 125 pages) kept by an Infantry Officer in the 7th Division during World War One. The diaries are in nice shape. Collection also has other post-war related items including a calling card engraving plate showing, medical records, will, obituary, etc. The 7th Division, the last Regular Army division to arrive in France, was rushed through in-country training to the trenches near Villers-en-haye in October, 1918 where it conducted a reconnaissance-in-force and prepared for the massive 2nd Army Offensive, which was cancelled with the signing of the Armistice at 11 o'clock on 11 November just as the doughboys were to "go over" the top. Unlike most World War One diaries or letter collections, Van Pelt notebooks provide a detailed description of life in the trenches. Some of the entries include: - "Terrific bombardment kept us awake practically all night. . . . Trenches muddy as the devil. . . . Enemy plane flying around and 'Archies' (anti-aircraft guns) got busy. Shrapnel dropped around us in trench and in front of dugout." - "About 9 o'clock . . . everything opened up until about 1:30 am we get our first gas alarm." - "Hear that Evans and Yeager were killed . . . Capt. Johnson gave me Evans ring which I will take to his mother after the war." - "Had a devil of a bombardment during the night and early the next morning the enemy opens up. . . . rifle and machine gun fire kept up at front for two hours." - "Quite a bit of small arms fire during early morning. Shelling continued . . . about 300 yards to our right. . . . Went over to outpost . . . Capt and I get sniped at by a machine gun." - "They dropped a devil of a fire all around us . . . ending about 6am. . . firing continues . . . artillery cuts loose." - "Making final setting to go over. Get everything set to pull out for jumping off place on a minutes notice. . . . Artillery continues to raise the devil. . . . About 11 a.m. we hear that all hostilities and firing ceases at 11 a. m." - "Hear I was reported Dead for several days." Van Pelt continued on active duty after the war until 1925 and died in 1928. Although his obituary stated that he died as the result of complications from a gas attack injury, Van Pelt actually died from testicular tuberculosis which he contracted while in France. The diaries are in nice shape. Collection also has other post-war related items including a calling card engraving plate showing, medical records, will, obituary, etc. As of 2016, the Rare Book Hub shows no auction records for similar American trench diaries and only three records for similar British trench diaries.

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        Poèmes et dessins de la fille née sans mère - 18 dessins - 51 poèmes

      Imprimeries réunies S. A.Lausanne Ed. originale 1918 In-8° (24 x 16 cm), broché. RARE EDITION ORIGINALE dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Dos et bords des plats passés, comme très souvent. Bon exemplaire en très grande partie non coupé.

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        Freedom -- or Comfort. Original watercolor on paper from "After They Came Out of the Ark."

      New York:: G. P. Putnam's Sons,, [1918]. matted and framed to outside dimensions of 17-1/2 x 19-1/2 inches. Very fine original condition (watercolor). 8-1/8 x 10-7/8 inches (image),.

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        Etudes de lépidoptérologie comparée, fasc. XVI

      Rennes, Oberthür, 1918 ; in-8, relié381 pp., 1 ff.n.ch. (table des matières), 8 planches N&B (A à H), 18 planches couleurs (CDLXXXII à CDLXXXVII et XD à DI), les 2 planches couleurs CDLXXXVIII et CDLXXXIX sont dans le fasc. XVIII (2° partie), pleine toile beige, dos muet, la page de faux-titre a été découpée. Le volume est bien complet et fait partie d'un ensemble de 23 volumes édités entre 1904 et 1925, la série complète est rarissime ! Très bon état, intérieur frais.

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        Petit Pierre (Le).

      Paris, Calmann-Lévy, (1918) ; in 12, maroquin acajou, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés d'une succession de cinq rectangles dorés, titre doré, double filet doré sur les coupes, triple filet doré d'encadrement des plats, quintuple encadrement d'intérieur, gardes de soie moire bleue, tranches dorées sur témoins, couverture et dos orange conservés (Canape) ; (4) ff, le premier blanc, 338 pp. ; (1) f. EDITION ORIGINALE, exemplaire n°50 des deux-cents sur Hollande. Dos très légèrement éclairci, sinon superbe exemplaire dans une reliure décorative et bien établie. Souvenirs d'enfance d'Anatole France à peine mêlés de fiction.

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        Ernst Haeckel. Foto-Porträt mit seiner Familie

      Berlin 1918 - Die Originalfotografie zeigt den berühmten deutschen Naturforscher und Philosophen Ernst Haeckel im Alter von 84 Jahren im Kreis seiner Töchter und Enkeltöcher. - Vorderseitig u. rückseitig eigenhändig von Ernst Haeckel signiert und bezeichnet: Ernst Haeckel - (Jena, Villa Medura, September 1918) 1. Der Patriarch E.H., 84. Jahr - 2. Seine Tochter Lisbeth Mayer (Leipzig) - 47. Jahr - 3. deren Tochter Else Hantzsch (Frau Oberleutnant) 24 Jahre - 4. Deren Tochter Bettina - 1 Jahr - 4 Generationen: 1834-1918 - Photogr. Aufnahme durch Carl Grimsehl - Berlin . - Tadelloser Zustand Original-Gelatin-Silber-Abzug von Carl Grimsehl [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Douze nuits.

      Genève, Editions de l'Eventail, revue de littérature et d'art, 1918.In-8 broché de 60-[22] pages, couverture illustrée rempliées. Nom de possesseur sur garde, quelques petits accrocs en bord de couverture. Première publication de L'Eventail, joliment illustrée de 8 dessins inédits de Gustave Buchet. Edition originale tirée à 150 ex., celui-ci un des 140 sur Ingres teinté (28). Délicatement érotique. De toute rareté.

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        "Le Pilote François de Lagerie à Fez".

      1Mine de plomb signée en bas à droite, titrée et datée en bas à gauche, 1918, 38 X 30,5 cm., encadrée. L'officier d'aviation François de Lagerie (Angers 1895- Casablanca 1921) est représenté sur la terrase du palais de Dar Batha dominant la ville de Fez au Maroc. Bernard Boutet de Monvel réalise le portrait en pied de son ami, pilote comme lui dans la 551ème escadrille commandée par le Comte de Montjou. Pendant cette période de guerre, Bernard BOUTET DE MONVEL se refusait à faire des portraits à l'huile. Il s'agit d'un dessin très abouti où la ville de Fez apparait en prolongement du portrait dans une architecture très géométrique dont l'artiste a le secret.

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        Paysages: Suite de dix images inédites dessinées et gravée sur bois par monsieur Eug. Corneau.

      Paris: A la belle édition [François Bernouard], 1918. First Edition. Rare portfolio of beautiful color woodblock prints by the French landscape painter and engraver Eugène Corneau (1894-1974). Published in an edition of 416, this is one of 300 on Arches (no. 178). Square 8vo, [4], [9] pages, with 4 pages consisting of the title and edition limitation, and 9 loose pages of color woodblocks, beautifully heightened with watercolor and laid inside a paper folder. All inside an illustrated chemise that has been cut along the two folds and shows the 10th woodblock on the cover. The woodblocks are in Near Fine condition, with some showing a bit of fading. Chemise slightly soiled and water-stained at bottom of the front panel, not affecting the cover woodblock. Folder protecting the woodblocks has a split on one of the two folds. OCLC WorldCat lists only one institutional holding, at the Art Institute of Chicago. A gorgeous production and rarely seen in the market. RARE. The riotous colors of these prints indicate that the artist, Eugène Corneau, had been influenced by the Fauves. And the publisher, François Bernouard, was a key figure in the Paris literary world during the first half of the 20th century. Among many works, he published Blaise Cendrars' J'ai tué, an important livre d'artiste illustrated by Fernand Léger.

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        Paysages: Suite de dix images inédites dessinées et gravée sur bois par monsieur Eug. Corneau.

      Paris: A la belle édition [François Bernouard], 1918. First Edition. Rare portfolio of beautiful color woodblock prints by the French landscape painter and engraver Eugène Corneau (1894-1974). Published in an edition of 416, this is one of 300 on Arches (no. 178). Square 8vo, [4], [9] pages, with 4 pages consisting of the title and edition limitation, and 9 loose pages of color woodblocks, beautifully heightened with watercolor and laid inside a paper folder. All inside an illustrated chemise that has been cut along the two folds and shows the 10th woodblock on the cover. The woodblocks are in Near Fine condition, with some showing a bit of fading. Chemise slightly soiled and water-stained at bottom of the front panel, not affecting the cover woodblock. Folder protecting the woodblocks has a split on one of the two folds. OCLC WorldCat lists only one institutional holding, at the Art Institute of Chicago. A gorgeous production and rarely seen in the market. RARE. The riotous colors of these prints indicate that the artist, Eugène Corneau, had been influenced by the Fauves. And the publisher, François Bernouard, was a key figure in the Paris literary world during the first half of the 20th century. Among many works, he published Blaise Cendrars' J'ai tué, an important livre d'artiste illustrated by Fernand Léger.

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        Ballade de la geole de Reading par C.3.3. Traduite et préfacée par H.-D. Davray et ornée de bois originaux de Daragnès.

      P., Pichon, 1918. In-4, 74 pp., en feuilles sous couverture imprimée. Vignette de titre sur fond rouge et 25 vignettes dans le texte, bois gravés en noir et bistre. Tiré à 395 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 100 sur Japon de la Manufacture Impériale.

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        "Livres Russes et Français"

      1918Paris, affiche lithographiée pour les Éditions Jacques Povolozky, (1918), 65 x 50 cm, 50 x 40 cm (format à vue), signée dans la planche. Les Éditions Jacques Povolozky, doublées de la Galerie La Cible, tirent sa notoriété de sa spécialité dans la Bibliophilie d'Art et ses travaux avec les cubistes, les Dadaïstes et plus particulièrement Nicolas Beauduin, André Lhote, Léonce Rosenberg, Albert Gleize, Marie de La Hire mais aussi Drieu La Rochelle, Fernand Léger, Ivan Goll, Philippe Soupault, et Francis Picabia. Ces travaux avec les Russes, dont Gontcharova, furent remarqués dès 1917. Natalia GONTCHAROVA (Negaevo 1881- Paris 1962) est dessinatrice et décoratrice de théâtre. Elle travaille dès 1906 avec Serge DIAGHILEV, puis avec Ida RUBINSTEIN, RIMSKI-KORSAKOV, pour les Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo. Epouse de Mikhaïl LARIONOV, ses thèmes s'inspirent de l'icône, la paysannerie et l'image populaire russe avant de s'orienter vers l'abstraction avec le rayonnisme. L'affiche est un tirage original avant la lettre, cubisant, aux cinq couleurs et aux formes géométriques. Cette affiche de librairie, réalisée par Natalia GONTCHAROVA, représente deux lectrices en costume traditionnel Russe, dont les lectures propagent la culture Franco-Russe de l'éditeur.Infimes déchirures et plis, deux perforations en bordure hors des repères de découpes et très légères salissures.

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        Le flâneur des deux rives

      - Editions de la Sirène, Paris 1918, 10,5x18cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 50 esemplari numerati in Olanda, solo cinque grandi giornali dopo la Cina. Libro Illustrato di un ritratto fotografico dell'autore come frontespizio. Guardia leggermente e leggermente ombreggiato minore. Bellissimo esemplare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 5 Chine. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait photographique de l'auteur en frontispice. Gardes très légèrement et marginalement ombrées sans gravité. Bel exemplaire.

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        THE FIRST NEWS

      1918. [1 of 25 copies] London: Privately printed by Clement Shorter, August 1918. Original grey wrappers. First Edition, being one of only 25 copies. This piece appeared that same month (August 1918) in the periodical Reveille. In it Conrad recalls what it was like, exactly four years earlier, when "the first news" of the outbreak of war reached his home town of Cracow, Poland.~This was the second of the six very-limited issues that Shorter produced for Conrad (the first had been ONE DAY MORE). Though the title page says "for private distribution among my friends," these instant-collectibles were actually money-making efforts by the perennially-short-of-cash Conrad. The limitation page of this copy bears only the limitation statement; over the years we have had three other copies -- another like this, one bearing a Roman numeral (copy number?) and Shorter's initials, and one with no number but inscribed by Shorter to someone.~This is a fine copy. Cagle A23. Housed in folding cloth case -- which bears the bookplate of the notable collector Lord Esher (Oliver Brett, Third Viscount Esher, 1881-1963).

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        Report of the Director of the National Parks Service to the Secretary of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1918

      Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1918. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Emerson Hough (1857-1923) was an author who specialized in stories of the American West. In the 1890s he made his first trip to Yellowstone and advocated for anti-poaching laws that applied to National Parks. A longtime supporter of National Parks, and a very vocal proponent of the establishment of the National Park Service in 1916, it is likely that this was presented to Emerson by National Park Service Director Stephen Mather in appreciation for his ongoing National Park Service Support. 284 pp. 8vo. Pebbled brown leather cover with gold embossed titling to cover and "Mr. Emerson Hough" embossed at lower right corner of front cover, light scuffing overall. Marbled endpapers. Quite clean within.

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        A la recherche du temps perdu.

      Paris, Editions de la Nouvelle Revue française, 1918-1927,13 vol. in-8, demi-maroquin grenat à coins, dos à nerfs, couvertures et dos conservés, têtes dorées, non rognés (Yseux, successeur de Simier). Edition originale de la série, sauf pour Du côté de chez Swann (qui était paru en 1913 chez Grasset). Tous les volumes sont numérotés sur vélin pur fil, exceptés "Du Côté de chez Swann" et "A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs" pour lesquels il n'a été tiré que 70 grands papiers. Quelques accrocs et infimes traces d'usure, sinon bon exemplaire, bien établi en reliure uniforme de l'époque.

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        Le mystère de Jésus

      Editions de la Sirène. Edition illustrated with 17 original wood Louis Bouquet, one of the 15 best scholars of old Japan in the tank, not ours scholar, head of draw.Signature Louis Bouquet to the justification of the draw.Our copy, as all copies of old Japan on head and pulling as he stipulated to the justification of the draw is full of his suite printed in sepia on China and signed by Louis Bouquet.In addition, our copy is enhanced with a suite wood signed by Louis Bouquet and printed in sepia on wove without adhesive usually accompanying the 20 numbered copies on Imperial Japan.Some very light bites are not serious, back of the slotted Length shirt indications bibliophile pen topped the first board of the shirt.Note that the shirt bears a different title and name of the author; namely, Combet-Descombes "Images for Baudelaire" all the striped in blue pencil.Rare.  Editions de la Sirène Paris 1918 26x33,5cm en feuilles sous chemise

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        Truth About Lynching and the Negro in the South: In Which the Author Pleads That the South Be Made Safe for the White Race

      NY:: Neale Publishing Company,. Very Good. 1918. Hardcover. B003OGDXII . First edition. Small octavo, bound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering. Fading to lettering along spine and on front board, moderate shelf wear and aging, else very good. No dust jacket. Binding is solid.; 163 pages .

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        Varia.

      In-8, demi-veau raciné, dos à nerfs décoré (reliure des années 30), 179 ff. recto de papier quadrillé, écriture de Louis Maynard ; chaque texte est signé ou paraphé, séparé par un feuillet blanc.- Confidences à l'Inconnue. S.d., (13) ff., signé L.M.- Les murs de Byzance. S.d., (7) ff., signé L.M.- La musique et la Renaissance. 1918, (22) ff., signé L.M.- L'exil et le génie de Dante. 1920, (5) ff., signé L.M.- La poésie et le lyrisme grec. 1911, (12) ff., signé L.M.- Réflexions amères. 1919, (13) ff., signé L.M.- Allo ! allo ! l'antenne des Confidences à l'Inconnue ? Juillet 1927, (1) f., non signé.- Ma chère inconnue. Juillet 1927, (7) ff., signé L.M.- Les gueules noires. 25 juillet 1916, (2) ff., non signé.- A Torquato Tasso (vers). Octobre 1919, (3) ff., signé L.M.- Conférence faite le 4 mars 1928 à "Chema Israël", présidence de M. R. Lehmann, palais de la Bourse à Lyon. (49) ff., signé Louis Maynard.- Amie inconnue. Conté à l'Amitié Civique. Mars 1927, (10) ff., non signé.- Salle Rameau (Lyon) 17 mars 1928. (Concert organisé par G. Billiet avec le concours du ténor Rogalchewsky et du violoniste Wagemans, je fus chargé d'un commentaire à propos du programme). (23) ff., signé Louis Maynard.- La reconnaissance de Sakountala. 1919, (12) ff., signé L.M.- 8 pp. d'une autre écriture, transcription des notices nécrologiques de Louis Maynard (décédé le 26 août 1940) parues dans La Vie Lyonnaise (7 septembre), Guignol (13 septembre), Lyon-Soir (21 septembre). A notre connaissance, la plupart de ces textes sont restés inédits. Ecriture très lisible, ensemble en bon état.

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        THE TALE OF JOHNNY TOWN-MOUSE. In glassine wrapper.

      London Warne & Co 1918 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (1918), IN RARE WRAP-AROUND PRINTED GLASSINE BAND. 12mo, 142 x 107 mm, 5 5/8 x 4¼ inches, grey boards, colour plate onlaid, lettered white on upper cover and spine, 85 pages, frontispiece and 26 coloured plates printed 1 side only. Tiny split at top of both hinges, maximum 5 mm, (¼"), 10 mm closed tear on upper hinge with 2 mm (1/10") chip to paper on spine, 25 mm, (1") split at tail of lower hinge, corners very slightly worn. Neat ink inscription on verso front endpaper dated Xmas 1918, a few very minor marks to margins, contents very nice. A very good copy in the ORIGINAL PRINTED GLASSINE ADVERTISING RUNNER, 420 x 85 mm (16½" x 3 1/3") unfolded size, strip missing at top of rear inner flap with loss of 'Ideal Little Books' and part of 'Shelf' (should read: ‘The Ideal Case For Ideal Little Books/Peter Rabbit’s Book Shelf’), part of 1 line address of Warne missing also at lower edge of front flap, two 10 mm pieces missing on spine which is unprinted, few tiny chips and short closed tear to top edge, narrow strip missing at lower edge of upper panel, just affecting last line of text but still easily readable. Quinby (page 90) describes a ‘Glazed paper advertising runner’ which is the same size as ours and whose text is identical to ours except for the front panel which reads ‘New Volume For 1918’/The Tale of Johnny Townmouse’, whereas ours announces: 'The Latest Volume/The Tale of Johnny Townmouse'. The runner is very scarce, (no copy with the ‘advertising runner’ in the Frohnsdorff collection). The front flap lists 3 Potter titles and 2 Painting Books, the rear flap lists the Bookshelf and Peter Rabbit's Slippers. 30,000 copies of the first printing of this title were published and the first copies off the press lack the ‘N’ on London on the title page, in this copy the ‘N’ is present but the inscription ‘Xmas 1918’ indicates a first printing as the second printing did not appear until June 1919. (see Linder page 430). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA VIE DE MOHAMMED PROPHETE D'ALLAH.

      Paris, H. Piazza, 1918. 180 pp. 25,5x32 cm. Ouvrage illustré par E. Dinet (38 hors-textes en couleurs) et décoré par Mohammed Racim. Broché, sous couverture repliée illustrée. Ouvrage superbe. Un des 800 exemplaires sur vélin (n° 754). Ouvrage dédié à la mémoire des Musulmans morts pour la France durant la première guerre mondiale. ex-libris. Condition livre perfect.

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        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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        Over the Top for You Buy U.S. Gov't Bonds, Third Liberty Loan

      Ketterlinus, Philadelphia 1918 - 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. Original Poster. Color lithograph. 30 x 20 inches.

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        Portrait of Alexander Pushkin.

      Yalta 1918 - Pencil and gouache on brown paper pasted on cardboard (30.5 ? 21.8 cm), signed and dated by the artist in the bottom margin, presentation inscription by the artist in pencil in the upper margin: "???????? ?????? [.] ????? ????????????? ?????? ?? ???????? ??? ??????????? ???????? ???????? ??? ? ???????? 16 IV 1951, ?????" [To my dear and gentle [.] Gleb Vladimirovich Chizhov towards the enriching of his Pushkin collection. Sincerely yours, N.Zaretskiy. 16 IV 1951, Paris]; traces of glue and paper on reverse, margins slightly chipped without affecting drawing, small marginal waterstain in right margin. A lively portrait of the great Russian poet, presented by the artist to an important bibliophile and collector. The drawing was competed by Zaretskiy (born in 1876 in Ukraine–1959 in Paris) in 1918 in Yalta, just at the start of his émigré journey through Constantinople to Western Europe. Once settled in Paris in 1951, he presented it to the Russian émigré and bibliophile Gleb Chizhov, whom he had met in the French capital. Having started his career as a military, Zaretskiy later received training as a professional artist. He first emigrated to Berlin, where he was a chairman of the Berlin Union of Russian painters, sculptors and architects [Soyuz russkikh zhivopistsev, vayateley i zodchikh]. There he started developing his interest in Alexander Pushkin's oeuvre. He designed covers and illustrations for many émigré editions of Pushkin's works, including "Domik v Kolomne" [The Little House in Kolomna] (1920), "Grobovshchik" [The Undertaker] (1923), "Arap Petra Velikogo" [The Negro of Peter the Great] (1923), "Pikovaya Dama" [The Queen of Spades] (1924) and "Eugene Onegin" (1930). Having moved to Prague in 1931, the artist organised the exhibition "Russkoe obshchestvo epokhi Pushkina" [The Russian Society at the Time of Pushkin]. The exhibits were subsequently purchased all together by the President of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Masaryk for his personal library. Two years later Zaretskiy organised another exhibition - "Risunki russkikh pisateley" [Drawings by Russian Writers], which produced a huge resonance among the Russian diaspora. Never before were drawings of writers explored as an essential part of their creative process. A unique manuscript copy of the exhibition catalogue, which included 30 reproduced Pushkin's drawings, is now part of the collection of the Columbia University. The drawing was presented to Gleb Chizhov (1892-1986). He was a singer and composer of romances, which he performed under the pseudonym of Kholmskiy. Like a few of his emigre compatriots, he was combining this activity with a job as taxi driver in Paris. He was actively collecting books, ephemera and paintings, while keeping close links with some of the best representatives of the Russian avant-garde movement, such as Remizov. Interestingly, it was an accidental encounter with Chizhov that determined the future of another prominent collector of Russian art and books, René Guerra (b. 1946). Chizhov happened to be a driver of the taxi that Guerra took in Paris as a student. A conversation with the passionate collector provided Guerra with inspiration for many years ahead. Today his collection of Russian art is one of the best in Western Europe. He has also founded the Association for the Safeguard of Russian Cultural Patrimony in France, and compiled over 300 publications on Russian émigré culture. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Siberia and Eastern Russia, Part I General Description and Introductory Information. Part II Pacific Coast to Irkutsk. Part III Central Siberia. Part IV Western Siberia and Eastern Russia.

      Governemnt Printing Office, Washington - 1918, 1st Edition. () Very good. 103,xv; 180,xv; 121,xv; 162,xv. Four volumes. 16mo. Original green cloth with fold over right hand board and button snap. Title imprinted on spine and front board. Minor wear and soiling to exterior. Russian alphabet tipped onto pastedown in each volume. 33 Figures in Vol. 1; 106 figures in Vol. 2; 49 figures in Vol. 3 and 24 figures in Vol. 4. The figures consist of black and white illustrations and maps, many folding. Each volume has a section of blanck pages for notes with a number of the pages filled at an early date. Limitation page, unused on the reverse of the title page. A very interesting publication marked "Confidential for Official Use Only" on the top of the title page. The limitation page states there wer 3000 copies printed and each were assigned to a specific individual of which this set seems not to have been named. The general use would have been intended for military purposes and thus many were probably destroyed after the First World War. Each volume was given a copy no. On the front board with this being a mixed set with the numbers 429, 211, 143 and 143. A great set filled with information about Russia before World War I. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. . No Edition Stated. Softcover. Good. Map.

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        English Fairy Tales

      1918. Edition De LuxeOne of 500 Signed Copies [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. STEEL, Flora Annie. English Fairy Tales. Retold by Flora Annie Steel. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Macmillan & Co., 1918.Edition de Luxe. Limited to 500 numbered copies, (this copy being no. 262), signed by the artist. Large quarto (11 3/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 284 x 22 mm.). [2, limitation leaf], ix, [1, blank], 341, [3, blank] pp. Sixteen color plates mounted on textured white paper, with captioned tissue guards, and forty-one drawings in black and white.Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine, top edge gilt, others uncut. Pictorial end-papers in green and white. Vellum very slightly dust soiled otherwise a near fine copy."Rackham's books for the English market in the early post-war years included Flora Annie Steel's English Fairy Tales Retold (1918), with its 57 illustrations?" (Hamilton, p. 128)Amongst many others, the fairy tales include:St. George of Merrie EnglandThe Story of the Three BearsJack the Giant-KillerThe Golden BallJack and the BeanstalkThe Three Little PigsMr. FoxThe Old Woman and her PigLittle Red Riding-HoodThe Babes in the WoodThe Ass, the Table, and the StickThe Rose TreeLatimore and Haskell, p. 48. Riall, p. 132.

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        Le mystère de Jésus

      1918. Editions de la Sirène, Paris 1918, 26x33,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise. - Editions de la Sirène, Paris 1918, 26x33,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise. - Edizione illustrata con 17 originali in legno Louis Bouquet, uno dei 15 migliori studiosi del vecchio Giappone nel serbatoio, non il nostro studioso, capo del pareggio. Firma Louis Bouquet alla giustificazione del sorteggio. La nostra copia, come tutte le copie del vecchio Giappone sulla testa e tirando come ha stipulato alla giustificazione del sorteggio è piena della sua suite di stampata in seppia sulla Cina e firmato da Louis Bouquet. Inoltre, la nostra copia è arricchita con un bosco privato firmato da Louis Bouquet e stampata in seppia su tessevano senza adesivo di solito accompagna le 20 copie numerate Giappone imperiale. Alcuni morsi molto leggeri non sono gravi, posteriore delle intaglio indicazioni Lunghezza della camicia penna bibliofilo superato il primo piatto della camicia. Si noti che la camicia porta un titolo diverso e il nome dell'autore; vale a dire, Combet-Descombes "Immagini per Baudelaire" tutte le righe in matita blu. Rare.   [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrée de 17 bois originaux de Louis Bouquet, un des 15 exemplaires lettrés sur vieux Japon à la cuve, le nôtre non lettré, tirage de tête. Signature de Louis Bouquet à la justification du tirage. Notre exemplaire, à l'instar de tous les exemplaires du tirage de tête sur vieux Japon et ainsi qu'il l'est stipulé à la justification du tirage, est bien complet de sa suite imprimée en bistre sur Chine et signée par Louis Bouquet. En outre, notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une suite des bois signée par Louis Bouquet et imprimés en bistre sur vélin sans colle accompagnant habituellement les 20 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon impérial. Quelques très légères piqûres sans gravité, dos de la chemise fendu en pied, indications bibliophiliques à la plume en tête du premier plat de la chemise. Il est à noter que la chemise porte un tout autre titre et nom de l'auteur ; à savoir, Combet-Descombes "Images pour un Baudelaire" le tout rayé au crayon de couleur bleu. Rare.  

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        La Guerre, Madame ... Illustrée de trente dessins originaux de Bernard Naudin.

      Paris: René Helleu, typographie de Draeger, 1918. In-4; première édition illustrée, l'un des 25 exemplaires sur Hollande (n° 3) avec suite sur Japon; [iv: justification, faux-titre], titre illustré imprimé en rouge et noir, 97p., [2p.]; 30 dessins de Bernard Naudin, la plupart à pleine page. Reliure de H. Blanchetière en plein maroquin orange, doublée de maroquin vert mosaïqué d'un motif de drapeaux, casque et musette au premier contreplat, d'une croix rouge et d'une coiffe d'infirmière au second contreplat, avec branches de laurier. Doubles gardes de soie dominotée et papier marbré. Dos à 5 nerfs, tranches dorées sur témoins, coupes ornées de deux filets dorés, couvertures conservées. Sous étui bordé assorti (légèrement frotté). Très bel exemplaire. Une très belle édition de ce texte bouleversant, d'une grande pudeur, chef d'œuvre de Paul Géraldy.

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        Springtide of Life, The

      1918. Signed Limited Edition[RACKHAM, Arthur, Illustrator]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles. The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by Algernon Charles Swinburne. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse. London: William Heinemann, [1918]. Edition Deluxe limited to 765 numbered copies signed by Arthur Rackham (this copy being no. 558). Large quarto (11 3/16 x 9 1/8 inches; 284 x 230 mm.). ix, [1], 132, [2] pp. Nine full color tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards and fifty-two black and white text illustrations. Publisher's quarter vellum over parchment boards. Front cover and spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Neat ink signature dated 1918 on front endpaper, some minor dust soiling and very light rubbing to front board. An excellent copy housed in a fleece-lined, tan cloth slipcase.The signed limited edition contains one extra colored plate that is not found in the trade edition - the frontispiece."[Rackham's] drawings for Swinburne's poems of childhood, The Springtide of Life?attracted the admiration of Edmund Gosse, who expressed his appreciation in a preface and told Rackham personally (18th October 1918: 'This volume will not merely be he best book of the present art-season, but a joy to all sensitive people for years and years to come'" (Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, p. 108)."As the close of his life approached, Swinburne frequently expressed his intention to extract from his various volumes those poems which were addressed to children, or were descriptive of child-life, and to publish them in a separate collection. He died without having found occasion to carry out this plan, and he left no directions with regard to the way in which it ought to be done? One reason why Swinburne never brought out such a collection was his failure to find an artist who could interpret to his satisfaction the simplicity and freshness of his verses. We are fortunate in having secured, in Mr. Arthur Rackham, one whose delicate and romantic fancy is in sensitive harmony with Swinburne's, and who understands, no less than he did, how "Heaven lies about us in our infancy." (Edmund Gosse),Latimore and Haskell, p. 48. Riall, p. 133.

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        THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE

      William Heinemann 1918 - 1st 1918. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Limited Deluxe edition of 765 numbered, signed copies. Vellum-style boards and vellum spine. Gilt titles and vignette. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 133 pages. 11.5 x 9.25". 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper with captioned tissue-guards. 52 drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Contains extra colour plate not in trade edition. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 76. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some foxing/browning/spotting to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents and a couple of light marks to page margins. Two of the plates have corner creases. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Comment le Docteur Boche pour justifier à l'avance les infamies allemandes accusait de sadisme sanglant les Français en général et les Parisiens en particulier. Dix dessins de l'auteur.

      P., Charles Bosse, 1918, In-12, demi-maroquin brun à coins, dos à nerfs, couverture et dos conservés, non paginé. Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, seul grand papier.Enrichie d'une belle aquarelle à pleine page de Louis Morin.Reliure signée Yseux successuer Thierry Simier.

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        Annuaire des ventes de livres Guide du bibliophile et du libraire

      Publié par Léo Delteil 12ème volume continué par Maurice Lang avec une préface de Seymour De Ricci Ensemble complet en 12 volumes. D' octobre 1918 à juillet 1931. Édition originale Vente exclusive Agence générale de librairie et de publications. 12ème volume : Librairie Paul Catin, Paris 12 volumes 24,5 cm x 17 cm. Complet Reliure demi-chagrin rouge pour les 11 premiers volumes. 12ème et dernier volume reliure à coins en demi-maroquin rouge. Quelques frottements notamment sur les nerfs, Exemplaire en très bon état. Couverture d'origine conservée. Ouvrage de référence pour bibliophiles, prix des ventes manuscrits, reliures armoriées, livres rares, éditions originales, tirage de luxe, etc.

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        YOU SAVED THEM IN 1917. WILL YOU LET THEM STARVE NOW? LOOK?.READ?ACT?

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

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        [Manuscrit]. La Guerre Totale.

      1918 Manuscrit in-folio à 32 lignes sur belle page d'1 feuillet de titre et 170 ff. maroquin bleu janséniste, doublures en maroquin rouge encadrés d'un triple filet doré, gardes moirées et dominotées, dos à nerfs, non rogné, étui (Semet & Plumelle). Manuscrit autographe daté 27 mars 1918 signé Léon Daudet. Première apparition de l'expression "Guerre totale" qui fera florès au XXe siècle, définie ainsi par l'auteur dans son essai éponyme publié en 1918 : « C'est l'extension de la lutte, dans ses phases aiguës comme dans ses phases chroniques, aux domaines politique, économique, commercial, industriel, intellectuel, juridique et financier. Ce ne sont pas seulement les armées qui se battent, ce sont aussi les traditions, les institutions, les coutumes, les codes, les esprits et surtout les banques. L'Allemagne a mobilisé dans tous ces plans, sur tous ces points. Elle s'est livrée à un débordement de propagande, toujours acharnée, parfois intelligente, parfois stupide, rarement inutile. Elle a constamment cherché, au-delà du front militaire, la désorganisation matérielle et morale du peuple qu'elle attaquait. Elle a poursuivi, pendant les hostilités, en l'intensifiant son programme d'exploitation de l'espionnage et de la trahison, qui était celui de l'avant-guerre. » En 1918, Léon Daudet, 51 ans, est rédacteur en chef de l'Action Française journal qu'il a fondé avec Charles Maurras dix ans auparavant ; depuis 1912, le violent polémiste anti-dreyfusard, royaliste et antisémite organise le procès du "défaitisme et de la trahison" par voie de presse dénonçant une prétendue infiltration des milieux des affaires et de la politique par des agents à la solde de l'Allemagne. Il est condamné pour diffamation en 1913 mais poursuit sa campagne à la Nouvelle Edition Française : L'Avant-guerre études et documents sur l'espionnage juif-allemand en France depuis l'affaire Dreyfus (1914), Hors du joug allemand, mesures d'après guerre (1915). La Guerre totale, écrit et publié la dernière année du conflit conceptualise la vision de l'éditorialiste sous un titre destiné à marquer les esprits ; Daudet y raconte l'affaire « Bonnet rouge », soutenu par l'or allemand, produisant preuves et témoignages puisés dans les colonnes de l'Action Française. [Organe d'extrême gauche, le Bonnet Rouge a défendu le rapprochement franco-allemand avant le premier conflit mondial. En 1914, à la demande du ministre Joseph Caillaux, le journal a publié des articles prenant la défense de sa femme, Henriette Caillaux, accusée du meurtre de Gaston Calmette, le directeur du Figaro. Pendant la guerre, le directeur du Bonnet Rouge, Vigo, dit Almereyda, laisse la direction de son journal à un dénommé Duval, qui reçoit de l'argent de l'étranger pour infléchir la ligne éditoriale : de pacifiste qu'il était, le journal devient franchement antimilitariste, provoquant l'intervention fréquente de la censure. Lorsqu'il enquête sur l'origine des fonds versés au Bonnet Rouge, le magistrat Bouchardon, découvre un échange de correspondances aimables entre Almereyda et Caillaux, qui devra s'expliquer sur ses relations entretenues avec les dirigeants de ce journal. (Sénat.fr)]. En 1919, Léon Daudet publiera dans la même veine Le poignard dans le dos sur l'affaire Malvy tandis que L'Offensive morale des Allemands en France pendant la guerre - L'Assaut de l'âme française de Louis Marchand paraîtra en 1920. Dernière copie manuscrite encore retouchée par l'auteur, Léon Daudet a disposé dans son texte de nombreuses coupures de presse et des passages tapuscrits que l'éditeur a intégralement reproduits dans la publication de 1918 (pagination et notes éditoriales au crayon bleu) ; en revanche, trois passages furent censurés (pages 118, 123 et 129 de l'imprimé) relatifs à l'ambassade d'Allemagne, "aux services de Mr. Malvy à la Sureté Générale et à la Préfecture de police" (feuillets manuscrits 82, 85 et 88). Joints : 2 bustes de Léon Daudet sur feuilles volantes 1. daté 1926, gravé par André de Székély de Doba (peintre hongrois, 1877-1945) 2. au crayon, signé Pazzi (22 x 28 cm, Ruggero Pazzi 1927-2010), peintre, sculpteur et graveur italien. Dos très légèrement passé. Voir : Jean-Yves Guiomar, L'Invention de la guerre totale (Éditions du Félin, 2004).

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        Das Trottelbuch.

      Berlin - Wilmersdorf, Verlag der Wochenschrift Die Aktion (Franz Pfemfert) 1918 (eigentlich Leipzig, Gerstenberg 1912). 122 S. Orig.-Leinen mit farbiger Einbandzeichnung von Franz Henseler. Erste Ausgabe des Erstlingswerkes von Franz Jung mit einem neuen Titelblatt des Verlags Die Aktion.- Raabe/Hannich-Bode 145.1.- Einband etwas angestaubt und gering fleckig, Name auf Titel. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Literatur

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        Een boecxken gemaket van suster bertken die lvii jaren besloten heeft gheseten tot Utrecht in dye buerkercke.

      - [Den Haag], (De Zilverdistel, 1918). Original gilt full vellum. In paper slipcase with gilt vignette of the (Phoenix Binderij). (40) p. Set by hand from the Disteltype and printed by J.F. van Royen in red and black in 70 copies, numbered on the press. Bookplate removed from inside upper cover.* Probably the most beautiful publication of the bibliophile publisher-printing house De Zilverdistel. First application of Lucien Pissarro's Disteltype. Van Royen 1964, 12. De Zilverdistel 16. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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