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        Originele perskaart. 14,7 x 19,2 cm.

      Geschept papier van Van Gelder. Met in de rechterbovenhoek een originele zwart-witpasfoto van De Haan. 1918. Verticale vouw. Vage afdruk van stempel 'Algemeen Handelsblad' over onderste helft van foto.* Gedrukte perskaart van het Algemeen Handelsblad, met typemachine ingevuld voor De Haan en gesigneerd door hoofdredacteur J. Kalff Jr. en directeur Charles Boissevain. 'Les soussignés, directeur et rédacteur en chef du "Algemeen Handelsblad", déclarent que Monsieur JACOB ISRAËL DE HAAN, docteur en droit, est nommé correspondent de ce journal pour la Palestine. Amsterdam, le 25 novembre 1918'.Bijzonder document, dat de laatste episode van De Haans leven inluidt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Two early Army Air Service relics, owned by Douglas MacArthur's closest aide, Courtney Whitney

      [Washington, D.C.], c. 1918 - 1925. various. "A most unusual pair of artifacts related to the early career of Courtney Whitney (1897-1969) who is best known today as Douglas MacArthur's closest and most loyal aide, and one of the authors of the postwar Japanese Constitution. The first piece is the core of an early airplane's wooden propeller, 19"" x 7.5"" x 4"", with the center rotor plate adorned with the Army Air Service's 'Prop and Wings' emblem and the initials ""U.S."" Offered together with a pair of aviator's goggles which have been adhered to a cloth flight 'helmet' due to an accident involving Lieutenant Courtney Whitney. Both pieces bear the expected wear associated with age, but are in surprisingly good condition.Whitney's early military experience was with the Army Air Service at Bolling Field in Washington, one of the earliest military aviation facilities in the United States serving the Army Air Service—the predecessor of the Army Air Corps. Whitney, who served as a pursuit pilot at the base, was involved in an accident involving his plane which apparently caught on fire. Safely exiting the plane, Whitney pulled off his goggles, the rubber lining of which melted in the heat of the fire. Offered with a letter of provenance from a Whitney family member. "

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        Arab Types". Album of Arabian portrait photographs.

      Syria, c. 1918. - 8vo. 15 black and white photographs captioned in white, plus one repeat in a smaller print. Original board album, acquired from "M. Arthur, Beyrouth". Paper label to upper cover: "Arab Types. Syria". Small but fascinating collection of portrait photographs showing Arabian nobles as well as commoners, all captioned and the subject often identified by name and tribe. The photos, many of which are executed as highly expressive profile studies, were taken and assembled by Lt. Col. Walter Francis Stirling (1880-1958), Chief of Staff to T. E. Lawrence. While the present photographs were taken during his time with Lawrence, whom Stirling revered, it is not his British comrades but rather the striking features of the sheikhs and bedouins on which this collection is focused. Among the images are "Sheik Gawaileh of Nejd, one of Lawrence's Bodyguard", and "Sheikh Hamondi, Friend of Lawrence"; others are more ominously identified as "Yezidi Shepherd, Devil worshipper" or "Bad type of Hadadiyim Tribesman". Of many noble tribesmen here depicted, such as Fauraz ibn Sha'laan, Emir of the Ruwalla, or Sheikh Daham al-Hadi, Paramount Sheikh of the Shammar tribe, these probably constitute the only photographic record. - Stirling was trained at Sandhurst and served in the Transvaal operation during the Boer War before being seconded to the Egyptian Army in 1906. He spent five years patrolling with an Arab battalion on the Eritrean and Abyssinian borders. Throughout WWI he served at Gallipoli and the Palastinian campaign until he was appointed chief staff officer to Lawrence of Arabia, who called him "Stirling the imperturbable". In 1937, Stirling would reflect on his famous wartime comrade: "From then [early 1918] throughout the final phase of the Arab revolt on till the capture of Damascus, I worked, travelled, and fought alongside Lawrence [.] We sensed that we were serving with a man immeasurably our superior [.] In my considered opinion, Lawrence was the greatest genius whom England has produced in the last two centuries [.] If ever a genius, a scholar, an artist, and an imp of Shaitan were rolled into one personality, it was Lawrence." In 1919 Stirling became advisor to Emir Feisal and Deputy Political Officer in Cairo, then acting governor of Sinai and Governor of the Jaffa district in Palestine before moving to Albania in 1923 to take up a position advising and assisting in the reorganisation of the Albanian Ministry of the Interior.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Muscat Mas'alasi (the question of Muscat) published by the Ottoman sublim port for the official use

      Istanbul: al 'Amira press, 1918 Book. As New. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. 6 p. Ottoman Turkish text in original printer wrappers. Printed in the government press of 'Amira for the official use (possibly 100 copies or less) of the ministry of the foreign affairs. Official report prepared in the sublime port by the Ottoman ampassadors, Muhammad Nabi and Rum bey Oglu Fahreddin in 27 Nov. 1916 and printed in 1334 (1918)..

      [Bookseller: Archive]
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        Wolf", 1918.

      - Kohlezeichnung, 25 x 33 cm, signiert u. datiert. (Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, Wunsiedel/Franken 1881 – 1965 Wien) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Galerie Magnet GmbH]
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        Herr von Pepinster und sein Popanz. Geschichten vom Doppelleben. Mit vierzehn Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin.

      Georg Müller, Müller 1918 - Müller, Georg Müller, 1918. (4) Bl., 270 S., (2) Bl. Orig. Lederbd. rotes Rückenschild, Rückenvergopldung, Goldfilieten und Kopfgoldschnitt (Hübel und Denck, Leipzig). Horodisch A 19. - Nr. 50 von 75 Exemplaren in Ganzleder, aus einer Auflage von 200 Exemplaren auf Bütten, von Kubin und vom Autor im Impressum signiert. Enthält neben der Titelgeschichte folgende Erzählungen: Der Schlafhändler, Der Sieg der Aufklärung, Der Mann ohne Kopf, Das Verhängnis, Morgenröte, Johannes der Gottselige, Die Pächter des Himmels, Abraham der Einsiedler, Der gläserne Gott, Die Begegnung der Götter und Der König. - Erste und letzte Seiten ganz gering fleckig. Einband etwas berieben. Sprache: Deutsch / German Orig. Lederbd. rotes Rückenschild, Rückenvergopldung, Goldfilieten und Kopfgoldschnitt (Hübel und Denck, Leipzig). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        Woodwork in Principle and Practice.

      Ditchling, Sussex: Douglas Pepler,, 1918. Vol. I [all published]. Octavo. Original grey wrappers, title to front cover black, edges uncut. With 21 engravings of tools by Eric Gill and 10 by R. John Beedham. Small tear to foot of spine, faint foxing to endleaves. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, one of 240 copies. Though entitled volume I, no further volumes were published. Green (1872-1945) exhibited in the Summer Exhibition of 1928 with woodcarvings and was known as a designer of furniture in the Arts and Crafts tradition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Les Monuments Chrétiens de Salonique.

      1918. 2 vols.: XI, 261 pp. text volume with an introduction on the role of Thessaloniki in Byzantine history and information on the early churches, mosaics, and frescoes of the city, also known as Salonika, including the Rotunda of St. George, the Basilica of Eski Djouma, the Church of St. Demetrius (Hagios Demetrios), the Hagia Sophia, and the Panagia Chalkeon, scholarly notes including bibliographic information, bibliography, indices, and 108 text illustrations from photographs; followed by a volume of 68 fine plates (13 in color), including mosaics, floor plans, architectural elevations, inlay, sketches, and other architectural and decorative details. Text vol. good, plate vol. with some minor soiling and scattered minor foxing, plate XL with repaired tears. Sml. folio. Text vol. newer half-leather with marbled boards and raised spine, original wrpps. bound in; plate vol. orig. half-cloth printed boards portfolio, contents loose as issued. Some minor soiling and age-darkening to boards of plate vol. Paris (Leroux) 1918. (Monuments de l'Art Byzantin IV). Chamberlin 535.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Ranglisten des kaiserlichen und königlichen Heeres 1918. Abgeschlossen mit Personalverordnungsblatt Nr 40/18 teilweise bis Personalverordnungsblatt Nr 77 berichtigt.

      Wien, k.k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1918. 1.Auflage, VIII, 2286 Seiten Gr.-8°, Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, Einband berieben und bestossen, Kanten geöffnet und Rücken rep., Titelblatt mit geklebten Einrissen, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- beinhaltend alle Offiziere, Fähnriche und Reserveoffiziere des k. u. k. Heer mit Ernennungsdatum, Rangnummer, Einteilung und verliehenen Auszeichnungen, Orden, Allerhöchster Oberbefehl, Militär Maria Theresien Orden, Generale, Obersten, Generalstab, Artilleriestab, Geniestab, Rangliste der Oberstleutnants Majore, Hauptleute Rittmeister, Oberleutnants und Fähnriche der Infanterie, der Jäger und Sappeurtruppe, dann das Eisenbahn und Telegraphenregiments, Die Infanterieregimeter, Tiroler Kaiserjägerregimenter, Feldjägerbataillone, Bosnisch-hercegovinische Truppe, Kavallerie Dragonerregimenter, Husarenregimenter, Ulanenregimeter, Artillerie: Feldartillerieregimenter, Schwere Feldartillerieregimenter, Gebirgsartillerieregimenter, Festungsartillerieregimenter, Festungsartilleriebataillone, Sappeurbataillone, Brückenbataillone, Sappeurzeugsdepot, Eisenbahnregiment, Telegraphenregiment, Luftfahrttruppen Flieger, Autotruppe, Traintruppe Sanitätstruppe, Gendarmeriekorps für Bosnien und die Hercogivina, Militär-Polizeiwachkorps, Monturverwaltung, Militär Polizeiwachkorps für die Zivilgerichte in Wien, Ingeneuroffizierskorps, Fortifikationsoffiziere ( Fähnriche ) in der Reserve, Gestüte für die Pferdezuchtanstalten, Militärgeistlichkeit: Römisch- katholisch, Griechisch- orientalisch, Evangelisch, Israelitisch, Islamistisch, Militärärztliches Offizierskorps, Offizierskorps für die Justiz, Auditor, Truppenrechnungsführer, Militärbeamte, Militärfechtmeister, Landwirtschaftliche Beamte Forstwirtschaftliche Beamte der Heeresverwaltung, Fohlenhof, Monturdepot, Arsenal, Forsten, Truppenübungsplätze, Beamte usw. Alphabetisches Namensverzeichnis, Offizierststellen von jedem Regiment, bzw. Baon Bataillon, Offiziersrangliste, Reiterei, Artillerie, Infanterie Pioniere Gerichte Seelsorge Train, Eisenbahner, Tank Panzer, Fliegertruppe, Festung, usw. Ulanen, Husaren, Dragoner, Honved, Jäger, Feldjägerbaon, Baon, Kompanie, Standschützen, Kriegsrangliste Rangliste Kriesgranglisten Offizierskorps sämmtlicher Regimenter nach Nr. Kaiserjäger

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        Garden Ornament.

      Country Life, George Newnes and Charles Scribner 1918 Folio, First Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, title in red and black, title - vignette, and many hundreds of fine photographs (many full - page), frontispiece very lightly spotted at blank margins; original blue buckram, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, gilt edges, joints and extremities mildly rubbed as usual, covers lightly age - marked amd faded else very good, clean copy. This magnificent standard reference comprises introductory text and a superb assembly of photographs of garden ornaments of every kind, including wood and iron gates, steps, balustrades, urns, vases, courts, paved ways, seats, loggias, orangeries, dovecotes, parterres, sundials, topiary, pergolas, treillage, canals, ponds, water gardens, bridges, fountains, dipping wells, borders, wall gardens, Japanese gardens and many more. The examples are chosen primarily from England, with a few from Italy. One of the finest garden books of the twentieth century. Scarce, especially in this condition.

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        Winged Warfare [Signed]

      Published by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, Toronto, Ontario, and George H. Doran Company First Edition 1918. 1918. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light blue cloth covers, black title, author and publisher lettering [Doran] to the spine, over printed bi-plane on a black ground and gilt lettering to the front cover, illustrated end papers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [xi] 272 printed pages of text with 12 monochrome photographs throughout on coated paper. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small chips to the spine ends and corners, priced $1.50 to the spine. SIGNED by the author 'W. A. Bishop' on verso of second frontispiece. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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      Boston, MA: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1918. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, top edge gilt, dust jacket. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, top edge gilt, dust jacket. xxi, 355+(1) pages. First edition, with errata slip tipped-in at page 268 (Fleck A. 4.A.1a.1). The jacket appears in two states; the first has no printing on the covers except for the spine while the second has printing on the front cover. This is a copy of the first state. This was the first book in a series of books written by Newton on book-collecting and remains a classic book in its field. A.L.s. from the author to Mr. H.N. Bartlett of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, laid in. Bookplate of William Targ on front pastedown. Enclosed in quarter leather, cloth slipcase with inner cloth sleeve. Jacket chipped at edges and lightly soiled. Slipcase and sleeve scuffed at corners. Extremely scarce in this first state jacket.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        FAMILIEN-MÜNCHENER HAUSBUCH : Die Huterer. 16. Febr. 1918. Freuet Euch des Lebens aber langsam & anstaendig !

      PRIVAT, 1918 bis Dez. 1929. - 2 Bll. + farb. handkolor. Titelblatt (Zeichn.) + 12 S. (6 Orig.-ganzseit.-Bleistiftzeichnungen, sign. v. H. Wirsing) + 396 handgeschr.-Seiten, mit 1 Or- ZEICHNUNG (Mann im Lederhose) der Biedermeierzeit, 45 Bleistiftzeichnungen, 20 teils kolor.-Bleistiftzeichnungen, 7 gekl.-Fotos, 4 Extra-Seiten, 4 Collages u. Notenabbildungen + ca 112 (leere) Seiten, im Schweinsleder-Einband (22 x 19 cm) der Barockzeit (auf Holz) mitgebunden, mit Blindpressung u. mit Deckelornamente u. Schliesse (nur z. teil erhalten). Büttenpapier ! Sehr gut erhalten, nur minimale Alters-u. Gebrauchsspuren. * ORIGINAL "HAUS"-BUCH vom Architekt JOSEPH von SCHMÄDEL (1847-1923, Kreis um Emanuel von Seidl.) u. s. Sohn Wolfgang von Schmädel (Schwiegervater war der Künstler Ludwig Scheuermann) in zusammenarbeit mit Freundeskreis ("Huterer", Hüte im Stil Erzherzog Johann v. Österr., gegründet Febr. 1918), dazu gehören der Maler Heinrich Wirsing (meist. Illustrationen !), Adolf u. Else von Klingel, Gurgerzer, Schwarzling, von Kramer u.a., mit Gedichte u. Eintragungen, zu versch. Einlässe u. Treffen (Geburtstag, Hochzeitstag, Kinder, Feiertage, Kirka, Fasching u.a.), also GÄSTEBUCH u. JOURNAL. Äußerst Selten ! EIN STÜCK MÜNCHEN ! +++++WIR VERSENDEN BÜCHER AB 15 € NUR MIT EINSCHREIBEN ODER PER DHL MIT SENDUNGSVERFOLGUNG+++++ Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1405 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Ungererbad]
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        U.P. TRAIL

      1918. GREY, Zane. THE U.P. TRAIL. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1918). First edition. Inscribed by Grey on the dedication page; although we cannot read the recipient's name. Frontispiece illustration by A. Farrington Elwell. Octavo, gilt-stamped dark green cloth. This is a worn and tired copy, in as-is condition (the binding is rubbed, solied and stained along the fore-edge; there is some ink-stamping of 1918 dates on the front pastedown and half-title) but inscribed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Two Signed Documents on Navy Department Letterhead (c.1918)

      1918. Very Good +. Two filled-in/typed documents on Navy Department letterhead signed (with full name) by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both letters are addressed to Frank T. Middleton, U.S.N. stationed on the U.S.S. Bradford concerning his appointment as an ensign. Both letters have two hole punches along top edge, lightly folded, light age toning. Very Good+. Both signed in full.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Frühling im Riesengebirge. Zehn Radierungen.

      Anton Schroll,, Wien, 1918 - Kl.-Folio. 2 Blätter Titelei und 10 Or.-Radierungen unter Passepartouts. Zusammen in der Orignal-Halbleinenmappe. - Nr. 6 von nur 50 Exemplaren. Alle Radierungen vom Künstler eigenhändig nummeriert und signiert. - Die wohl bekannteste und schönste Folge von Radierungen aus dem Werk des böhmischen Künstlers. - Über den KVK nur ein Expl. in der Österr. Nationalbibliothek nachweisbar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Winfried Scholl (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Hovet i Ferrara.

      - Översättning E. Weer. Hugo Gebers Förlag, Stockholm 1918. 8:o. viii, 480 s. + stamtavla. 36 helsidesplanscher. Bandkomposition av Eva Sparre, född Mannerheim. Ljusbrun marokäng, läderplastik med portal i orientalisk stil på främre pärm i milt fördrivna färger. Rygg med liljor. Bakre pärm med ramdekor. Helt guldsnitt. Förgyllda inre denteller. Omslag medbundna. Stämpelsignerad E. Sparre inom ramen i nedre kant på bakre pärm. Blyertstillskrift Eva Sparre 3/11 1927 på bakre omslag. Nött rygg och nötta kanter. Repor på bakre pärm. 26 x 17 cm.*Marketta Tamminen. Bokband. Eva Mannerheim Sparre 1870-1957. Sidan 88 anger år 1928. Okänd ägare. [#\129296]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        A large period map detailing the American advance into the Rhineland as the Allied occupation began, only weeks after the November 11 armistice, and used by a member of Pershing's staff

      Various, 1918-1919. 32" x 50". "Printed map in two sheets, with ink and colored pencil annotations, 32"" x 50"", c. 1918. An untitled map encompassing Luxembourg and the central Rhine Valley, printed in German. Folds, minor losses reinforced with paper, creases, some tears and chips at margins, else very good.The present map depicts the phased advance of the American Army of Occupation into the Rhineland from December 1 to December 11, 1918 as it marched from Luxembourg to its headquarters at the bridgehead at Koblenz. United States forces consisted of 240,000 men in 9 divisions and remained in Germany until January 1923. French forces remained in the Rhineland until 1930 (and did not relinquish the Saar region until a plebiscite in 1935). The present map was part of a collection kept by General Robert C. Richardson (1882-1954). By the time the United States entered the First World War, Richardson, a captain, assisted in the rapid buildup of training of the American Expeditionary Force (A.E.F.) bound for France. Fluent in French, Richardson served as an aide and observer with foreign armies before being assigned to the Operations Division, General Staff, A.E.F. as a liaison officer in June 1918. In that capacity he was involved in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Following the Armistice of November 11, 1918, Richardson served on the Reparations Board of the Peace Commission in Paris and then as part of U.S. Army occupation forces in Germany stationed at Coblenz and later at Mainz. Richardson, a career Army officer was a member of the West Point Class of 1904, serving in the Philippines and as an instructor of modern languages at the United States Military Academy. During the Second World War, Richardson served as Commanding General of the Hawaiian Department, and was instrumental in training American troops in the fundamentals of jungle warfare and amphibious assaults. "

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        A dramatic official map of the situation on Western Front on November 11, 1918 when the armistice went into force—owned by a liaison officer on Pershing's staff


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        Five Years in the Royal Flying Corps

      Published by The Aeroplane & General Publishing Co., Ltd., 61 Cary Street, Chancery Lane, London First Edition 1918. 1918. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original RAF blue cloth covers, navy title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [xvi] 348 [1 page advertisements] printed pages of text with monochrome photographs on coated paper throughout. Ink message to the front free end paper 'To Arch, For his 18th Birthday, With the best of wishes from Percy, 7th December 1920.' Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with age tanning of the paper down the spine and with small losses of paper across the spine ends and front gutter, priced 7/6. The only known dust wrapper left in existence. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        The F-5L Flying Boat Handbook

      Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington 1918 - 47 p., photos, tables, figures (10 multi-gate fold-outs), 12mo, 'the text contained herein is designed to give the most satisfactory method of unpacking and assembling the model F- 5L flying boat, together with information and suggestions, etc.'; VG/no dust jacket (as issued), light wear to covers, corners bumped, interior clean/tight [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Typed Letters, Signed, Addressed to Louise Bryant and George Bernard Shaw [with] Original photograph of Bryant

      New York, 1918. Letter addressed to the journalist Louise Bryant, wife of John Reed, concerning the accompanying letter of introduction addressed to "My dear Shaw" (George Bernard). Apparently Harris had offered several letters of introduction to Bryant, though here he writes "On second thoughts [sic] I do not think my letters to the other people would help you much. They are prejudiced against me; but I hope you will have a good time and come back in the two months you fixed." To Shaw, Harris writes "This is to introduce you to Mrs. Reed, the wife of John Reed who has done such good work for us here in telling the truth about the Russian revolutionaries [...] She is now going to England and Ireland as I understand, to get the true view of things [...] She is fairminded, eager, sympathetic, and I am sure you will be glad to help her on her way." These letters were composed two months prior to the publication of Bryant's collected journalistic pieces Six Red Months in Russia, and we have been unable to unearth any evidence that Bryant's trip to England and Ireland ever took place, this period coinciding with the Reeds's taking up residence at Patchin Place in Greenwich Village. Two typed letters signed by Harris (that to Shaw signed twice) on Pearson's Magazine letterhead, both dated Aug. 24, 1918; with original envelope addressed to Miss Louis Bryant. Letter to Bryant with two manuscript annotations; letter to Shaw with manuscript postscript, "Why don't you write? Pearson's Magazine now is mine--Do you get it regularly? Ever, Fr. H." Mail folds as usual, envelope with a few tears, else Very Good or better. With original photograph of Bryant, possibly intended for a passport.

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        The Kultur-Bearers. Five Etchings.

      - New York 1918. 43,5 : 30,8 cm. 16 Bl. Japanpapier. Mit radiertem Vortitel, Titelblatt mit Vignette, radiertem Inhaltsblatt und 5 grossen signierten u. datierten Radierungen. Orig.-Halbpergamentband mit schwarzem Leinenbezug und radierter auf Vorderdeckel montierter Titelzeile. „Printed by the artist in an edition limited to twenty-five sets". - Die im Angesicht des 1. Weltkrieges 1917-18 entstandenen Radierungen, sind eine Anklage gegen die Deutschen. - Die Titel der einzelnen Blätter, die mit ironisch zu verstehenden Kommentaren unterlegt sind, lauten: „Preservation of Art" – „The Submarine" - „The Zeppelin" - „Belgium" - „Serbia ?". - Ein 1931 in Tschechisch gedrucktes Textblatt liegt lose bei. - Mit vierzeiliger handschriftlicher Widmung des Künstlers an seinen Künstlerfreund T. Frantisek Simon vom 5.10.1931. - Sehr seltene und beeindruckende Graphikfolge. - Jan (John) Vondrous (*1884 Chotusice, Böhmen) studierte bis 1904 an der National Academy of Design in New York. - Benezit (1999), Bd. 14, S. 339. - Vollmer V, 52.

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      1918. first edition. Édition De Luxe - One of Sixty Copies With an Original Edgar Degas LithographLAFOND, Paul. Degas. Paris: H. Floury, Éditeur, 1918-19. Édition De Luxe. One of 60 copies printed on Papier du Japon, with an original lithograph by Degas. Two quarto volumes (10 1/16 x 7 7/8 inches; 255 x 200 mm.). [iv, blank], 158, [1, imprint], [1, blank]; [iv, blank], [4], 75, [76], [77-79, Table des Gravures], [80, blank], [81, Table des Matieres], [5, blank], [1, imprint], [1, blank] pp. Both volumes with the original colored lithographed wrappers bound in at front. With 177 illustrations including the two lithographed covers, heliogravure frontispiece in vol. 1, colored and plain plates (many tipped-in), a facsimile letter, and two an original Degas lithograph in vol. 2 - "Dans les Coulisses" (facing p. 36).Publishers half red morocco over green patterned boards ruled in gilt, by M. Hochmann (stamp-signed in gilt on rear turn-in "M. Hochmann (Die Buchkunst) Chemnitz"). Smooth spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, matching green end-papers, top edge gilt. Some minor rubbing and light wear to hinges, otherwise a near fine example in the original matching (slightly worn) cardboard slipcases.Edgar Degas: born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas (19 July 1834 - 27 September 1917) was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist. He was a superb draftsman, and particularly masterly in depicting movement, as can be seen in his renditions of dancers, racecourse subjects and female nudes. His portraits are notable for their psychological complexity and for their portrayal of human isolation.At the beginning of his career, Degas wanted to be a historical painter, a calling for which he was well prepared by his rigorous academic training and close study of classic art. In his early thirties, he changed course, and by bringing the traditional methods of a history painter to bear on contemporary subject matter, he became a classical painter of modern life.

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        Cost’alta - Italien (1918).

      1918 - 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. \rSono 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.\r Formato: Album da disegno composto da 54 p. di 25,5x19,8 cm. cart., sovr., cofanetto. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 1100.00 euro.

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      1918 - Pochoir signé et daté en bas à droite, 1918, 37.7 x 28.5 cm, signé sous la plaque. Artiste danoise, Gerda WEGENER (1885-1940), après des études à l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Copenhague, s'installe à Paris en 1912 et participe aux Salons d'Automne, des Humoristes et des Indépendants. Elle illustra de nombreux livres et revues (Vogue, Journal des Dames et des Modes, La Vie Parisienne, La Baïonnette, Le Rire.) et remporta un grand succès grâce à ses dessins teintés d'humour et de sensualité. Son mari Einar Wegener, premier transsexuel, sous le nom de Lili Elbe, est son modèle favori. (Benezit, 669). Pochoir représentant, dans le goût du XVIIIè siècle, deux femmes à demi-nues se rafraîchissant dans une fontaine, sous le ragard "approbateur et connaisseur" de Léda. Ce pochoir dégage une sensualité proche de celle issue de "Douze Sonnets Lascifs". Très légères pliures et rousseurs n'atteignant pas le dessin. Ce pochoir fut offer par Gerda WEGENER à Joseph HEMARD. Oeuvre originale

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        [An original watercolour illustration from Josephine Is Busy].

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

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        Codorniu Spanish Champagne Advertising Fan.

      Folding fan, paper with wooden slats. A little damage to one slat otherwise in very good condition. Mounted in a glazed box. An interesting advertising piece. The fan has a drawing by José Navarro y Llorens of a bottle of Raventos Codorniu as the body for a car with added wheels and steering wheel, and with a driver and passender astride the bottle. The fan was clearly meant for the British market with the text on the reverse reading "Codorniu Spanish Champagne. The Favourite Wine of H.M. King and Queen of Spain. First Prizes in all Expositions. Ask for it." In 1872, Josep Raventós produced cava for the first time in Spain using the ?Traditional Method? and established a completely new industry in the Alt Penedès region. The Codorníu cellars at Sant Sadurní d'Anoia were built on the orders of Manuel Raventós between the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century (1895-1915). He chose the renowned Catalán architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, to design the facility. At that time Codorníu was producing about 100,000 bottles of cava per year. Born in Valencia in 1867, José Navarro Lloréns was influenced by several of Spain's greatest Romantic and Impressionist masters, including Mariano Fortuny and Joaquín Sorolla. With an innate talent for capturing the effects of light and colour, Navarro Llorens travelled to Morocco where he was able to exercise this aptitude to its fullest extent. The bright North African sun illuminated his palette, offering new patterns of clarity, colour and shadow. Navarro Llorens also discovered in Morocco a fresh subject matter. While he had always had a proclivity for depicting scenes of everyday life, the new themes he found in Morocco gave the artist the inspiration to compose some of his most beautiful and jewel-like canvases.

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        „Les enchanteurs. Médée, Merlin, Bulbul, les Rois Mages. Suivis des ‚Heures de guerre‘“. Eigenh. Manuskript.

      Ohne Ort, 1918. Fol. (35,5 x 26 cm). 1 weißes Bl., 5 Bll., 250 auf Bütten montierte Seiten (125 gespaltene Blatt), 1 weißes Bl., Grüner Maroquin-Bd. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden m. goldgepr. Rückentitel sowie Steh- u. Innenkantenverg. in Pp.-Schuber d. Zt. Eigenhändiges, stellenweise redigiertes Manuskript in sauberer, gut lesbarer Handschrift. - Fort zählt neben Paul Verlaine und Stéphane Mallarmé zu den bedeutendsten französischen Dichtern des Symbolismus. „In deren Nachfolge wurde er 1912 zum ‚Prince des poètes‘ ernannt“ (Wikipedia). Forts Gedichte wurden u.a. von Arthur Honegger (1916), Jean Absil (1935), Henri Dutilleux (1938) und später Georges Brassens vertont. - Das vorliegende Manuskript war wohl ein Geschenk des Dichters an den Dramatiker, Übersetzer und Kritiker Léon Guillot de Saix (1885-1964). Das erste Blatt mit einer montierten Dedikation von Forts Hand „Guillot de Saix. Poète et Dramaturge. Auteur de ‚Marius Manfouty‘“. Es folgt eine ganzseitige handschriftliche Doppel-Briefkarte von Guillot de Saix an Paul Fort. Auf dem nächsten Blatt ein 10-zeiliger handschriftl. Brief des Dramatikers André de Lorde (1871-1942), weiter ein Verlagsprospekt mit der Einladung zur Subskription und schließlich der handschriftliche Vortitel von Fort. - Beiliegend: Fort, Paul. Les enchanteurs. Médée, Merlin, Bulbul, les Rois Mages. (= Ballades francaises). Paris, Mercure de France, 1919. 8°. 285 S., HPgmt. d. Zt. m. Rückenschild, Kopfgoldschnitt, marmor. Deckelbezügen sowie dem eingeb. Orig.-Umschlag. - Erstausgabe. - Eines von 123 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf „papier de Hollande“. - Mit einer eigenh. Widmung für den großen Bibliophilen und „Censeur de la Banque de France“ Charles Freund-Deschamps. - Schuber beschabt, etw. bestoßen u. an den Kanten tlw. etw. eingerissen. Innendeckel mit dem Exlibris des Vicomte Clair. Einband u. Rückenschild der gedruckten Ausgabe etw. berieben. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Fort, „Les enchanteurs. Médée, Merlin, Bulbul, les Rois Mages. Suivis des ‚Heures de guerre‘“, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        THEIR HOME! Belgium 1918 Buy National War Bonds and protect YOUR HOME

      London: Dangerfield Printing Co. Ltd., 1918. Original poster. Color lithograph. 40 x 25 inches. This British World War I poster highlights the destruction wrought on Belgian homes and urges the viewer to buy National War Bonds so as to protect their own. The striking central image features a weeping mother with two children amid the ruins of Ypres. The colors are unusually vibrant for a poster of this kind, with oranges, yellows, pinks, and blues. This poster is in good condition with repairs to bottom margin. Some scuffing to side margins. F Gregory Brown (1887-1941) was a British artist and designer notable for his transport posters for London Underground.

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

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

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        Platons Ausgewählte Werke. Deutsch von Schleiermacher. In fünf Bänden. 5 Bände.

      Georg Müller, München 1918 - 8vo. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 3 Bl., 404 S., 1; 3 Bl., 413 S.; 1; 3 Bl., 384 S., 1; 3, 430 S., 1; 3, 376 S., 1 Bl. Weinrotes OLdr. m. goldgeprägt. Deckel u. Rücken u. Innenkantenfileten. Kopfgoldschnitt, sonst unbeschnittene Büttenkanten. Klassiker des Altertums. Erste Reihe. Ausgew. u. hsrg. v. Heinrich Conrad Bd. 23-27. - Eines von 150 numer. Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten in Ganzleder (dieselbe Nummer in allen 5 Bänden). - Buchausstattung v. Paul Renner. - Bünde u. Kanten teils etw. berieben, sonst sehr schöne Bände von bester Erhaltung. Bd. 3 farblich ein wenig variierend heller ausgefallen. gr.

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        World War One hand-drawn Certificate of Appreciation from the inhabitants of 40 Rue de l'Universite, Paris 7ieme, thanking Lt. Credo Harris [with] photo of Harris at Armenian Catholic Monastery at San Lazzaro.

      1918 - A wonderful pair of commemorative items; of World War 1 Paris; a hand- drawn certificate thanking Lt. Credo Harris, who oversaw a Red Cross shelter in the 7ieme; then an American soldier in Paris, later a Kentucky newspaperman and promoter of radio (and) a photo of Harris at Lord Byron's table at the Armenian Catholic Monastery on San Lazzaro, Venice in 1911.Titled "Immeuble du 40 Rue de L'Universite. Offert par Pierre Braun au Lieutenant Credo Harris. en Reconnaissance de. Vigilance pendant les Nuits de Bombardements." Decorated and illustrated by Braun, this hand drawn, lettered and colored certificate lists the names of 45 locals who stayed in the Red Cross shelter overseen by Harris, thanking him for the work he has done. The certificate is decorated with colored French, American, English & Belgian flags. At the head, it shows a rooster crowing "Viva les Allies". Besides the Braun family, it lists the families Badosa, Carraud, Cloise, Coussier, Frenay, Garnault, Leprince, Lemaire, Mabille, Hermann, Foly, Lecorgne, Peron, Pepin, Rocle, Sordello, Pajot and Verger.The Armenian Catholic Monastery at San Lazzaro in the Venetian Lagoon continues to be an important cultural institution for Armenians around the world. Lord Byron studied the Armenian language there, hence the silver print photograph of Harris with the priest Nerses Diratzouyan at Byron's table at the monastery, dated October 14, 1911. "Newspaperman, book author, radio announcer and managing director of Louisville station WHAS. Harris tirelessly advocated for the commercial development of radio, traveling to Washington D.C., sitting in on Department of Commerce meetings, pulling at the sleeve of then department head and future President of the United States, Herbert Hoover. Harris spoke the first words ever heard over the public airwaves of Kentucky, July 18, 1922 saying, "This is WHAS, the radiotelephone broadcast station of the Courier-Journal and Louisville Times in Louisville, Kentucky." If that wasn't enough, he also helped design the modern state Kentucky flag that today flies over the capitol dome in Frankfurt.'" (Lewis, John. Radio Master: The Life and Times of Sports Broadcasting Great Ted Husing. Langdon Street Press 2010.) Harris was the author of "Microphone Memoirs of the horse and buggy days of radio", Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, Indiana (1937). Certificate 8.5 x 13"; photograph 3.25 x 4.25". Certificate a little browned at edges with a couple sml marginal closed tears repaired but very good overall, as is the photograph. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Westgalizischen Heldengräber. Aus den Jahren des Weltkrieges 1914 -1915 + Landkarte mit Nummern der Grabstätten als Beilage // Das Buch beinhaltet sehr detaillierte Informationen über die 10 Gräberbezirke im Westgalizischen Kampfgebiet, mit Abbildungen, Plänen, Verzeichnissen der einzelnen Friedhöfe. Seite 27-407 // Die 22 Kriegergrabstätten im Bereiche der ehemaligen Festung Krakau. Seite 411 - 414// Alpabetisches Verzeichnis der Orte 437-448 // Verzeichnis der Förderer 449-468 // Verzeichnis der Truppenkörper 471-486 // Inhaltsvereichnis Mit 8 Kunstbeilagen in Vierfarbendruck, 404 Textbildern, Buchschmuck und vielen Karten

      Wien : Druck der Ges. für graphische Industrie, 1918 - 488 S. Buch in einem guten Zustand, Schnitte gering fleckig, Mit einer Widmung vom Schwarzen Kreuz an einen Förder, Unterzeichnet vom Präsidenten und dem Generalsekrätär(Rudolf Broch, Oberst) am 29.07.1923 L029 *.* Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2580 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Verordnungen und Bestimmungen fu?r das Schutzgebiet Deutsch-Su?dwestafrika, aus der Zeit der Okkupation des Landes durch die Truppen der Su?dafrikanischen Union : auf Grund der Amtsbla?tter, der Bekanntmachungen und sonstigen Materials systematisch geordnet und zusammengestellt. Anhang. Zum ersten Band gehörig.

      Windhuk : H. Richter, [1918]. - Original-Kartoneinband mit dünnem Leinenrücken, 8°, 114 Seiten, 6 Blatt Verlagsanzeigen. Der dünnen Leinenrücken abgerieben, dadruch der vorderer Deckel und die ersten Seiten zu ca. zwei Dritteln vom Rücken gelöst, nicht weiter auffällig, sollte aber repariert werden, innen gutes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Judaica-- Goldschmidt, Lazarus- One of Only Six Copies, Author's Own Book] Reden, Berichte und Weissagungen Jejajas ("Speeches, Accounts and Prophesies of Isaiah")

      Max Perl, Berlin 1918 - Folio. Bound in full, rich black crusched morocco with gilt ruled lines on both covers and spine, by Rud Schmid of Berlin. ONE OF ONLY SIX COPIES; Goldschmidt's Own Copy, with his superb bookplate on front pastedown (woodcut, Hebrew lettering at top. Translated by Lazarus Goldschmidt, number 5 of only 6 copies on thick paper and illuminated in gold , from an edition limited to 200, frontispiece, borders and decorations printed in green and brown with initials supplied by hand in gold and red, prospectus loosely inserted (frayed at edges), the translator's own copy with his bookplate. Lazarus Goldschmidt (1871-1950) was a widely acclaimed German Jewish writer and translator who was the first to translate the entire Babylonian Talmud into German, a hitherto supreme obstacle for scholars. A gorgeous and lofty production, printed on very thick handmade paper with superb flowing border design motifs throughout in many colors and highlighted in gold. Spine a little rubbed and faded, slightly chipped at head and foot, joints repaired, slip-case. A most scarce and desirable item of Judaica. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Photograph Album Documenting American Espionage in Siberia, 1918

      Siberia, Russia, 1918. Photograph Album. Very Good. The album appears to have been prepared by a YMCA worker and contains 20 pages of 81 3"x4" black and white photographs, all captioned and in very nice shape. Thd photographs include: Colonel Preston, the leader of the "American Mission" and his staf;, soldiers of the Czech Legion and the New Siberian Army; stations, facilities, and bridges along the Trans-Siberian Railway; the relief train; a Czech Legion armored train; Bolshevik prisoners; a pet brown bear;refugees and peasants; the house where Czar Nicholas and his family were executed; and much more. Bound with a leather thong, no cover. Very little wear to the album pages. Certainly unique and exceptionally scarce. Following the Bolshevik revolution during World War One and Russia's subsequent peace treaty with the Central Powers, America's access to its only significant source of platinum, a metal urgently needed for the production of airplane engines and "liberty" motors, was cut off. The Soviets confiscated all of the known platinum stocks within the country and major black market supplies soon became prohibitively expensive. To fill the shortfall, the Commerce Department arranged for a somewhat shadowy American fur trader operating from a business office in Riga, George L. Preston, to receive a "commission" as a Colonel in the Red Cross and lead a humanitarian mission to provide YMCA supplies to members of the Czech Legion who were moving east along the Trans-Siberian Railway. In actuality, Preston had heard of the platinum requirement and suggested to the government that he would be able to obtain what was needed from as yet unconfiscated stocks from small mines in the Ural Mountains as well as a secret stock-pile at Ekaterinberg (now Sverdlosk) that were in areas controlled by the anti-Bolshevik New Siberian Army. Preston assumed control of the relief train in Vladivostok and traveled west along the railroad avoiding both Soviet and German agents while exchanging either cash or cans of Boston baked beans for the precious metal. When the train reached Ekaterinberg, Preston was able to make his final surreptitious purchase from a local banker. Throughout the trip, Preston was hailed for his humanitarian work and treated as an important dignitary. He served as the reviewing officer for Czech and Siberian parades, and at Ekaterinberg, he was one of the first westerners to be shown the house where Czar Nicholas and his family had been executed. While at Ekaterinberg, Preston was secretly informed his real mission had been discovered and that the Soviets were planning traps to capture the train. Hurriedly, the train returned to Vladivostok where Preston turned over the platinum to the Consul General who in turn transferred it to the Admiral in charge of the U.S. fleet in the port. Preston booked passage on another vessel to the United States and upon arriving, traveled to Washington where he filed his official report. Immediately after, he traveled to his home in Campello, Massachusetts to visit his family. Within 3 hours of his arrival there, Preston mysteriously died, purportedly of exhaustion and stress. Photographs include: Colonel Preston and the staff of the "American Mission; Soldiers of the Czech Legion and the New Siberian Army; Stations, facilities, and bridges along the Trans-Siberian Railway; The relief train; "A Czech Legion armored train; Bolshevik prisoners; A pet brown bear; Refugees and peasants; The house where Czar Nicholas and his family were executed; and much more. Certainly unique and exceptionally scarce.

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        Kunst- und Gewerbe-Ausstellung 1918.

      Kurume, Japan, [1918]. - Illustrierte Original-Broschur, 8°, 34 Seiten, zahlreiche Illustrationen, darunter 5 ganzseitige Holzschnitte, Liste der Ausstellungsgegenstände, namentliches Verzeichnis von 118 Ausstellern.Nur leicht gebräuntes und vereinzelt fleckiges, insgesamt schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pair of Watercolours showing the Arrival of Ships of the German Fleets at Scapa Flow November 1918


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        Das komplette Leben des Lübecker Bürogehilfen und Soldaten Ludolf Müter (1894-1918)].

      [um 1917-1918] - Dünnes braunes Lederetui, ca. 12 x 19 cm (quer) mit Spuren eines Granatsplitterdurchschlags (?), darin verschiedene Papiere. Dazu eine Kart.-Mappe mit Kordelbindung, 35.5 cm mit weiteren Beilagen. Konvolut von hinterlassenen Papieren des Lübecker Kataster-Eleven und Soldaten Ludolf Müter (13. Oktober 1894 - 16. Mai 1918). Müter war 1909 als Lehrling zum Lübecker Katasteramt gekommen und arbeitete dort bis zu seiner Einberufung zum Militärdienst 1914 als Bürogehilfe und Hilfszeichner. Nach Stationen bei verschiedenen Regimentern wurde er Teil eines Artillerie-Meßtrupps (später Licht-Meßtrupp) und war unter anderem im Osten stationiert, wo er 1917 im Rang eines Gefreiten die Kämpfe um Riga miterlebte. Die Aufgabe der Lichtmeßtrupps war die Artillerieaufklärung. Die Position feindlicher Geschütze wurde dabei anhand ihrer Mündungsfeuer kartiert. Von März 1918 an war Müter in Frankreich, im Raum St. Quentin stationiert, wo er am 16. Mai 1918 starb. Mutmaßlich - so die tradierte Familienüberlieferung - an Verletzungen durch Granatsplitter - den selben Granatsplittern, die auch seine Lederetui, das er bei sich trug, durchschlugen. In dem Etui befinden sich Müters Tagebuch vom 16. Februar bis 31. August 1917 (42 beschriebene Seiten, OKLdr.-Umschlag, farbiger Blattschnitt, 14,5 x 8,5 cm) und Müters Tagebuch vom 1. September 1917 bis zum 14. Mai 1918 (32 beschriebene, zahlreiche nicht beschriebene Seiten, schwarzer Umschlag, Fadenheftung, 16,5 x 10,5 cm). Dazu eine Porträt-Postkarte von sich in Uniform und zwei Bilder seiner Verlobten (?) Erna Welz. Und eine halbzerfetzte Feldpostkarte, rückseitig in Bleistift beschrieben: ".doch ich bleibe bei meinem Wort: 'Der Teufel hol' sie allesamt'!". Dazu einige Papierfragmente und Fragmente zweier Ordensbänder (Müter war Träger des eisernen Kreuzes II. Klasse und des Lübeckischen Hanseatenkreuzes). Bis auf das erste Tagebuch tragen alle Papiere massive Zeichen von Geschosseinwirkung (beschädigt sind meist nur die Randbereiche - das jüngere Tagebuch wurde am unteren Rand getroffen. Die Fotos oben. Das Tagebuch mit Textverlust). - Die Tagebücher enthalten Adressen von Freunden, Listen gefallener Freunde, Angaben über empfangene oder abgeschickte Pakete und tägliche, meist knappe Notizen: Angaben zu seinem Dienst, zum Alltag in Stahlgewittern ("tägl. Trommelfeuer") und zum Wetter ("außergewöhnliches Abendrot", "starke Kälte und Schnee"). Auch Ausflüge während eines Heimaturlaubs sind notiert - so etwa ein Cafébesuch in Stockelsdorf im September 1917. Mit Wetterbeobachtungen enden die Eintragungen am 14. Mai 1918: "Naßkaltes Maiwetter". ----- Beiliegend 1.: Mappe mit Übungsarbeiten des Kataster-Eleven Ludolf Müter. Die Mappe enthält sehr saubere Entwürfe von Zeichnungen für das Lübecker Katasteramt, Katasterbuchauszüge, Planabschriften, Handzeichnungen, ein Zeugnis, etc. Als "Als Hülfszeichner wurde er mit der Anfertigung von Handzeichnungen und Plänen, einschl. deren Kolorierung und Beschreibung, mit kleineren Kartierungen [.] vertraut; er ist Stenograph und tüchtiger Maschinenschreiber und verfügt neben einer guten Handschrift und Rundschrift über eine besonders schöne Kunstschrift", so das Zeugnis vom 16. Dezember 1914. Die Zeichnungen tragen zum Teil Stempel oder Prägestempel des Lübecker Katasteramts. Zu den Plänen zählt u.a. "Projekt zur Anlage einer Verbindungsstraße zwischen der Klappen- und Wickedestraße" (1910 - mit farbigem Planausschnitt - ohne die noch nicht vorhandene Segebergstraße). Die Mappe enthält außerdem eine Bildpostkarte des Stenographen-Vereins Stolze-Schrey zu Lübeck von 1908. - Beiliegend 2.: Die Todesanzeige vom 23. Mai 1918 ("Den Heldentod für das Vaterland fand [.] der Zeichner und Bürogehilfe Ludolf Müter"). --- Das Konvolut war 2014 als Leihgabe Teil der Ausstellung "100 Jahre Erster Weltkrieg in Lübeck" im lübeckischen St. Annen-Museum. --- Alle Dokumente mit teils deutlichen Spuren der Benutzung und des Kampfes, jedoch insgesamt von sehr guter Erhaltung. 602 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Joan of Arc saved France: save your country; buy War Savings Stamps (poster)

      [Washington, D.C.]: United States Treasury Department, 1918 Poster. Color lithograph. 30.3 x 20.25 in. / 77 x 51.4 cm. A glamorous treatment. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue. Repairs and inpainting. Very fresh color.

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        [Judaica-- Goldschmidt, Lazarus- One of Only Six Copies, Author's Own Book] Reden, Berichte und Weissagungen Jejajas ("Speeches, Accounts and Prophesies of Isaiah")

      Berlin: Max Perl, 1918. First edition. Folio. Bound in full, rich black crusched morocco with gilt ruled lines on both covers and spine, by Rud Schmid of Berlin. ONE OF ONLY SIX COPIES; Goldschmidt's Own Copy, with his superb bookplate on front pastedown (woodcut, Hebrew lettering at top. Translated by Lazarus Goldschmidt, number 5 of only 6 copies on thick paper and illuminated in gold , from an edition limited to 200, frontispiece, borders and decorations printed in green and brown with initials supplied by hand in gold and red, prospectus loosely inserted (frayed at edges), the translator's own copy with his bookplate. Lazarus Goldschmidt (1871-1950) was a widely acclaimed German Jewish writer and translator who was the first to translate the entire Babylonian Talmud into German, a hitherto supreme obstacle for scholars. A gorgeous and lofty production, printed on very thick handmade paper with superb flowing border design motifs throughout in many colors and highlighted in gold. Spine a little rubbed and faded, slightly chipped at head and foot, joints repaired, slip-case. A most scarce and desirable item of Judaica.

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        Edición Económica de Textos Modernos para la Escuela Primaria. Introducción a la Física

      Seix & Barral Herms 1918 - 32 p. 22 x 17,5 cm. Buen estado. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Hand of the Potter

      Boni and Liveright, 1918. Hardcover. Very Good. Boni and Liveright, New York 1918. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1918 with no additional printings. Cloth boards. Signed by Theodore Dreiser on the half title page. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, shelf wear. Light spots, light age toning. Dust jacket is not present.

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