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        English=Tibetan Colloquial Dictionary

      

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        Two plays for Dancers

      

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        The War Poems

      

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        Herr und Hund Gesang vom Kindchen Zwei Idyllen

      

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        The Caliphs Design Architects! Where is Your Vortex

      

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        Cinderella. Retold by... and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London: William Heinemann, (1919). Limited edition, no. 30 of 325 copies on Japanese vellum, signed by the author, 4to, 110 pp. Coloured frontispiece tipped in plus silhouette illustrations in the text. Original quarter vellum, t.e.g., soiled with some mostly light scuffing. The total limitation was 850, the other 525 copies being printed on handmade paper.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Le Film (33 Issues)

      Paris: Pathe Freres, 1919. Original wraps. Very Good +. Hebdomadaire. An impressive crop of 33 issues of this early, very uncommon Parisian trade magazine, issued by "Pathe Freres", one of France's (and the world's) leading film production companies at the time. Spanning 1918 and 1919 (the magazine's 5th and 6th years in existence), this weekly (and sometimes bi-weekly) offers a detailed, very sophsiticated look at mostly the world of French film and cinematography but also covers the world of French theatre, concert-going and music halls. Crisp black-and-white photos run thru each issue, as does wonderful multi-colored typography and design. Magazine-formatted, uniform, tall quartos in their stapled, pictorial wrappers. A razor-thin, innocuous crease running vertically along all of the front covers; otherwise, each issue is clean and crisp and easily VG+ to Near Fine. Internally immaculate as well, with no writing or markings to any of the issues. One of the great undertakings in early French (and international) cinema.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Jungle Tales of Tarzan

      A.C. McClurg and Co.. Hardcover. Chicago, 1919. 8vo, cloth with jacket, 319 pp. First edition, first printing, March, 1919. An excellent copy with some light shelfwear and some dust dulling to tops of pages, contents bright and binding sound. Jacket is good only with chips to head and heel of spine. Front panel remains intact with some edgewear. Attractive overall despite the chips. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1919. First Edition.

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        Le mots en liberté futuristes

      Edizioni futuriste di Poesia 1919 8vo (cm. 19,4), 107 pp. con 4 tavv. ripiegate f.t., 3 cc.nn. Brossura editoriale. Esemplare intonso in perfetto stato di conservazione salvo un taglio, senza alcuna perdita, sulla penultima tavola.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Fighting the Flying Circus

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. Near Fine. 1919. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Maps; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed, with a short inscription, by the author, Edward Rickenbacker, on the reverse of the half title page. This copy has also been signed and inscribed by George A. Zabriski "President of the NY Historical Society from 1939 to 1947" and an amateur hand-tooler / binder of note. This copy of Rickenbacker's famous book has been rebound in 1/4 leather with marbled paper covered boards, and has gilt lettering and decorations and raised bands on the spine. The book is in Near Fine condition - with some wear to the edges of the marbled paper on the front board, along with some light bowing to the front boards. The text pages are clean and bright. The front and rear panels of the dust jacket have been bound in at the rear of the book. From Wikipedia: "Most men chosen for pilot training had college degrees and Rickenbacker had to struggle to gain permission to fly because of his perceived lack of academic qualifications. Because of his mechanical abilities, Rickenbacker was assigned as engineering officer at the 3rd Aviation Instruction Center at Issoudun, the US Air Service's pursuit training facility,where he practiced flying during his free time. He learned to fly well, but because his skills were so highly valued, Rickenbacker's superiors tried to prevent him from attaining his wings with the other pilots. Rickenbacker demonstrated that he had a qualified replacement, and the military awarded him a place in one of America's air combat units, the 94th Aero Squadron, informally known as the "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron after its insignia. Originally he flew the Nieuport 28, at first without armament. On April 29, 1918, Rickenbacker shot down his first plane. On May 28, he claimed his fifth to become an ace. Rickenbacker was awarded the French Croix de Guerre that month for his five victories." Rickenbacker went on to amass 26 reported (and confirmed) kills during World War I, setting a record that was not broken until World War II. He also logged a total of 300 combat hours, reportedly the most of an US pilot during the war. ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books]
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        The Warlord of Mars

      

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        SOME BRITISH BALLADS

      London: Constable and Co. LTD., [1919]. First Edition, LIMITED EDITION DE LUXE, one of 575 numbered copies SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM, this being a very early signed copy, signified number 5. This limited edition is also printed on significantly larger paper then the trade issue. With 16 very fine tipped-in color plates with captioned tissue-guards, andhead and tail pieces throughout by Arthur Rackham. 4to, in the original de luxe binding of vellum backed parchment boards, lettered and with Rackham pictorial vignette in gilt on the upper cover, the spine gilt decorated and lettered, t.e.g. Now protected in a custom designed morocco backed slipcase backed featuring raised bands and fine gilt lettering and tooling. 170 pp. A pristine and perfect copy, a joy to behold inside and out, one of the best we have seen, both the parchment and vellum in unusually fine condition. AN EXCEPTIONAL COPY OF THE DE LUXE LIMITED FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY ARTIST ARTHUR RACKHAM. The work is a collection of early English ballads, perhaps inspired by wartime patriotism. Here we find a generous sampling of Rackham’s famous styles, subjects and atmospheres. We encounter mythic gnomes and lithe damsels, brooding dark birds perched and overlooking stark plains, slender maidens greeting their princes, and sinister scenes lit by dim starlight. The graceful line drawings introducing each ballad conjure fanciful creatures and lively human encounters. The color plates vividly depict the subject of the ballads and act to translate the now archaic verse into the timeless language of Rackham’s articulate illustration. We find Rackham’s eloquent brush again and again creating irresistible sentiment and emotional texture . This sentimental rendering of traditional English Ballads is sure to be a treasured addition to any serious Arthur Rackham collection.

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        Keramisk Haandbog. 2 bind i 3.

      Henrik Koppels Forlag, København, 1919-24. VI+574; (6)+286; 586 sider. Halvlæder bind, sign. Anker Kyster. Velholdt sæt. Illustreret sort/hvid. Første bind. Fayence-maiolika-stentøj. Andet bind/1: Kina-Korea-Japan. Andet bind/2:Europæist porcellæn. Sætter er trykt i 650 nummererede eksemplarer, hvor af dette er nr. 177.. Dansk

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        Keramisk haandbok. Bind I-II i 3 vol.

      Stockholm 1919-24. Leks. 8vo. VI + 574 + IX + 286 + 587 s. Rikt illustrert. 7 fargeplansjer. Eleg. håndbundne skinnbd. (G. Hedberg) med 5 opphøyde bind. Topp gullsnitt, ellers ubeskåret. Ex libris på forsats. Rik gulldekor på ryggene og orig. omsl. medbundet.. Nr. 412 av 650 numm. eks

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        Macao et Cosmage Ou L'Experience Du Bonheur

      Paris: Aux Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1919. First edition.. Cardboard Covers. Very good +. Large square folio. (13.5 x 13.25 inches or 34 x 33 cm). Unpaginated (26). Each of these 26 pages is illustrated to both sides in colour (pochoir), and in addition there is a double-page illusts inside front cover and a single page illusts inside rear cover. Publisher's original pictorial boards, a little creased and rubbed, the whole book resewn and rebacked in grey buckram, and pages mended with japanese tissue paper. Covers a little soiled. A few signs of handling inside, such as dog-ear crease, or a few handling marks, trifle rubbing to edges. O/w contents clean and bright, Binding firm and square. A better than Very Good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        The Drama: A Monthly Review Published for the Drama League of America Vols 10-21

      Chicago and New York: The Drama Corporation 1919-1931. 4to. 13 years, uniformly bound in 8 blue buckram volumes. Part of a word is missing due to tight binding. Very good condition.

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        Album des Douze Lithographies Originale. Complete set of 12 lithographs by Renoir between 1904 – 1919.

      

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        Autograph letter signed in full to the noted Czech-born Austrian architect Adolf Loos

      - 1/2 page text to recto with floor plan (by Loos?) in pencil to verso. Small octavo, 215 x 132 mm. Dated Mödling, near Vienna, February 7, 1919. Schoenberg's name and address handstamped in purple ink to upper left corner. In German (with translation).Schoenberg suggests an answer to the "call" of the French writer Henri Barbusse for his pacifist "Clarté" movement. He suggests times that he would be available for a possible meeting:"Dear Herr Loos, in my opinion we should react to Henri Barbusse's call that was in the papers of February 5. Ideally, the three of us: you, Kraus, and I. Would you like to discuss that with me?."Creased at folds and overall; minor remnants of archival paper mounting tape to verso. Unpublished (except for the incipit on the website of Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna). Adolf Loos (1870-1933) was a famous early modern architect. "Kraus" is probably a reference to the writer and journalist Karl Kraus (1874-1936), a friend of both Loos and Schoenberg. Henri Barbusse (1873-1935) was a French writer, quite famous in his time; he founded the "Clarté" movement in 1919 together with Romain Rolland.

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        La Chirurgie Esthétique des Rides du Visage. [In: La Presse Médicale. No 27. Lundi, 12 Mai 1919].

      (Paris), 1919. Folio. Entire issue 27, 1919 of La Presse Médicale present (pp. 353- 360). Passot's article: 7 columns on pp. 258-261. With one illustration, depicting the ways to reduce wrinkles on a face. Well preserved.. The very rare first printing of this pioneering work of plastic surgery - one of the very first - most likely THE first - publication on face lifting, consisting mainly in the elevating and redraping of the facial skin. The first facelift was reportedly done in either 1901 or 1907, but "[n]ot all writers of rhytidectomy spread their innovations through publication; some were teachers instead of writers. Sooner or later, however, those they taught began to write. Giving credit to his masters, Pozzi and Morestin, as well as Mlle. Pertat, Raymond Passot in 1919 described the following technique for eliminating cheek wrinkles and the buccolabial sulcus: First, he began the operation by "withdrawing miniscule amounts of tegument in the preauricular region, using as a limit the lower part of the male's sideburns and the region onto which the mass of the female feair falls...." (Gonzales-Ulloa, The Creation of Aesthetic Surgery, p. 43). The paper is extremely famous, not only due to its great influence, but also because it has come to be regarded as a milestone publication in the history of face lifting, being perhaps the very first publication to describe this now so popular method of rejuvenation. "There is still doubt as to who performed the first facelift, but most sources date it to the first decade of the 20th century.... Hollander... in 1932 stated that his original procedure had been preformed in 1901 for a Polish aristocrat. Lexer, however, reported in 1931 that he had preformed a facelift for and acr´tress in 1906 and that he was unaware of any such operation before that date. Joseph reported in 1921 that he had preformed an operation in 1912 for cerrection of aging cheek tissues in a 48-year-old woman. By the time Hollander, lexer, and Joseph reported their first procedures, a number of other prominent surgeons in Europe, such as Noel, Passot, Morseting... were busy performing cosmetic surgical procedures.... Passot in 1919 published an illustrated article showing sites of elliptic skin excision of the hairline, the forehead, and the temporal and preauricular areas to tighten the skin and an elliptic excision of skin and fat to reduce submental fat deposits." (Neligan, Plastic Surgery, vol. 6, p. 184). "In France, Passot was the first surgeon to describe the submental excision to correct a double chin and multiple facial direct excisions in 1919 in his article "La chirurgie esthétiques des rides du visage". (Panfilov, Aesthetic Surgery of the Facial Mosic, p. 5)

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        STAMPKRAFT MOTHER GOOSE AND OTHER RHYMES

      - MOTHER GOOSE. (STAMPS) STAMPKRAFT MOTHER GOOSE AND OTHER RHYMES. NY: Barse Hopkins (1919). Oblong 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, covers a little spotted else FINE. Interspersed throughout the text are blank rectangles in t center of which the reader is to affix the corresponding stamp. Some of the stamps have been affixed, 28 are in the envelope ready to use. Wonderfully illustrated by an unknown hand with the b&w's in text. Quite scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bell'assieme di cartoline, foto e scritti.

      Primi decenni del Novecento - L'assime comprende: -1 cartolina datata 31 dic 1919 con veduta di Roma dal Palatino in cui la scrittrice scrive a ''Caro Confratello'' (nell'invio nome abraso); -1 foglio autografo con testo del sonetto ''Il Convento'' (tratto dalla raccolta ''Le Vergini folli'' rievoca il periodo infelice vissuto presso le suore); -1 foglio autografo manoscritto con alcuniversi de ''Il gioco del silenzio'' della Guglielminetti e del ''Buon Compagno'' di Gozzano a lei dedicato. In calce firma autografa della scrittrice. -1 fotografia della scrittrice e lettera ad un amante manoscritta al verso -1 lettera con busta indirizzata alla Guglielminetti su carta intestata ''La Lettura, Rivista Mensile del Corriere della Sera.'' - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wiedereröffnung - Ostern 1919, I. Ausstellung Expressionisten. Düsseldorf Königsallee 34. Herausgegeben anlässlich der Wiedereröffnung der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim in Düsseldorf, mit einem Vorspruch von Herbert Eulenberg und Beiträgen von Walter Cohen, Wilhelm Hausenstein, Hans Müller-Schlösser, Wilhelm Uhde, Hermann von Wedderkop und Paul Westheim. Mit zwei Original-Holzschnitten von [Eberhard] Viegener und [Richard] Schwarzkopf und über 60 Abbildungen.

      Düsseldorf, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, 1919. Groß-8°. 23,5 cm. 88 Seiten. Original-Karton. Erste Ausgabe. Der Holzschnitt von Eberhard Viegener fehlt. Einband wenig berieben, Holzschnitt von Richard Schwarzkopf mit winzigen Einrissen. Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Ausstellungskatalog / exhibition catalogue; Avantgarde / avant-garde, vanguard; Expressionismus / expressionism

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        History of the 6th Cavalry Brigade 1914-1919.

      London: The Baynard Press (Sanders Phillips & Co., Limited),, [1919]. With Foreword by Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig. Square octavo. Original dark blue cloth spine, pale blue cloth covers, paper labels on spine and front cover. blue endpapers. 5 photogravure portraits of Brigade commanders, 15 coloured folding operational maps. Labels a little rubbed, binding a little shaken (front inner hinge partially split but sound), some light creasing internally. A good copy, with the errata slip. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on a preliminary blank: "From the Author, 14 Jan: 20". Also present: the signed ("D. Haig") original typescript of Haig's Foreword (2 leaves, dated 15th August 1919, on GHQ letterhead); an autograph letter signed from Haig's private secretary Lieutenant-Colonel J. H. Boraston to the author, enclosing the Foreword "from the Chief, & I am glad to say that he has spread himself rather more than I expected him to" (two pages, same date, same letterhead); a warm autograph letter signed from Colonel Sir Francis Whitmore to the author, addressed as "My dear Bishop, This is what you were called in the 6th Cav Brigade" (Bickersteth had been a lay missionary in western Canada before the war), thanking him for getting in touch and hoping he will "come here to lunch" (2 pages, dated 4th May 1962, Orsett Hall, Essex, letterhead). In August 1918 Whitmore became co-commander of the brigade (page 104 and following of the present work). "On the outbreak of war Bickersteth joined the Royal Dragoons, and served with them in France until demobilization; during long periods of cavalry inactivity he wrote and completed A History of the 6th Cavalry Brigade (1919); but he was also frequently in heavy fighting, and twice won the Military Cross" (ODNB).

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        Locomotive Dictionary and Cyclopedia. Fifth Edition 1919

      New York Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co 1919. Worn condition. Cover rubbed with split to back hinge and loss to spine. Stamped LNER drawing office, Darlington. Ink mark to front edge. Content in overall good condition 5th Edition Black hardback cloth cover 300mm x 210mm (12" x 8"). 1284pp. Several hundred b/w drawings, plans and photographs, some fold-out. Definitions and Illustrations of American Locomotives, their Parts and Equipment, Together with Typical Illustrations of Machine Tools and Devices Used in their Construction and Repair.

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        To Poland in War-Time, A Journey into the East

      London: printed for Thomas J. Wise, 1919. First edition, one of 25 copies. 20pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original dark red wrappers. Lid into a quarter brown morocco slipcase with chemise. First edition, one of 25 copies. 20pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cagle A37

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        Das Kestnerbuch

      Heinrich Böhme Verlag, Hannover 1919 - Das Kestnerbuch. Herausgeber: Dr. Paul Erich Küppers. Heinrich Böhme Verlag, Hannover 1919. Gedruckt im Winter 1919 bei Edler & Krische ineiner einmaligen Auflage. Gebunden mit Leinenrücken, Format 23 x 29 cm, 158 Seiten mit 12 Graphiken (6 Holzschnitte und 6 Steinzeichnungen), Einband/Rücken etw. angestoßen/berieben, Ecken angestoßen, handschriftlicher Besitz- und Datumsvermerk, innen aber sauberer, guter Zustand. - Abbildungen von Erich Heckel, Wilhelm Plünnecke, Max Unold, Richard Seewald, Eberhard Viegener, Felixmüller, Otto Gleichmann, Ernst Barlach, Paul Klee, Max Burchartz, Lyonel Feininger und Kurt Schwitters. - Scans auf Anfrage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paderbuch e.Kfm. Inh. Ralf R. Eichmann]
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        DE LA CONDUITE DE LA GUERRE. LA MANOEUVRE POUR LA BATAILLE

      Berger-Levrault, Nancy - Paris - Strasbourg 1919 - Original wraps bound into cloth at an early date. Illustrated with thirteen maps and charts. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Below Foch's signature is this handwritten SIGNED statement: "This volume was signed as a [?] by/Ferdinand Foch, Marichal de France, at/Columbia University, 19 Nov. 1921, immediately/after receiving the degree of Doctor of Laws,/for which degree, I, as Chairman of the/Bd. of Trustees had proposed him./Wm. Barclay Parsons." Parsons, an engineer who designed the Cape Cod Canal, was also Chief Engineer of the New York Rapid Transit Commission, and as such responsible for the construction of the New York Subway system. Foch served as general in the French Army during World War I and was made Marshal of France in its final year, 1918. Shortly after the start of the Spring Offensive, Germany's final attempt to win the war, Foch was chosen as Supreme Commander of the Allied Armies, a position that he held until 11 November 1918, when he accepted the German Surrender. Parson's bookplate on the front pastedown. Aging of cheap paper, but otherwise close to Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Guy de Maupassant

      London: printed for Private Circulation [for Thomas J. Wise], 1919. First edition, one of 25 copies. 18, [1]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Green wrappers. In quarter brown morocco slipcase and chemise. Bookplate. First edition, one of 25 copies. 18, [1]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. SIGNED BY CONRAD. Signed by Conrad on the half-title 6th of T.J. Wise's 20 limited edition Conrad titles, all done between Feb. 1919 and Jan. 1920. This was the Introduction written for de Maupassant's Yvette and Other Stories (London, 1904) translated by Ada Galsworthy. Cagle A 32

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        The Arrow of Gold. A Story between two Notes.

      London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, 1919 - X, 336 Seiten, Farb-Kopfschnitt. Auf dem Titelblatt von Conrad voll signiert. Text in Englisch. (Deutscher Titel: Der goldene Pfeil). Anflug von Stockflecken. Gutes Exemplar. Sehr selten. Very rare. Signed by the author. Good copy. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        August Stramm - Tropfblut ( Gedichte , Verlag der Sturm)

      Berlin, Verlag der Sturm, 1919. 43 Seiten 4°, Hardcover/Pappeinband August Stramm , Tropfblut , Verlag der Sturm , ohne Jahr, 1919 . (Druckvermerk der Druckerei für Bibliophilen) Gutes Exemplar, Pappband leicht bestossen ( die Buchecken leicht. , an beiden Kap. leicht, eine ca. Linsengroße öberflächliche Läsion am Rücken) , Deckel mit üblichen Schiebespuren. Im inneren Deckel und im Vorsatz jeweils ein sehr kleiner verblasster Vorbesitzvermerk ( Stempel Vor. u. Zuname) - desweiteren ein kleiner Holzschnitt - augenscheinlich der Zeit, evtl. als Stempelexlibris (?). Das vordere Gelenk leicht bis etwas angelockert. Textsauber, leichte Lesespuren ( schwache Leseknickspur an einer Ecke) Teils schwache Griffspur, am untersten Blattrand auf wenigen cm. etwas fleckig. Im hinteren Vorsatz und im hinteren Deckel ist dieser schwache Fleck ca. Pflaumengroß ( dezent) . Der innere hintere Deckel ist minimalst stockfleckig. x1 Versand D: 5,00 EUR D

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        My Man Jeeves

      London: George Newnes,, [1919]. Small octavo. Original light red cloth, spine lettered black, decorations to front board in blind. Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box for Asprey. Spine toned and slightly worn at extremities, spotting to boards, slight cockling to rear boards, mild tanning to endleaves but else contents unusually bright. An excellent copy of this poorly produced book. First edition, first impression, not to be confused with the later impression which is only distinguishable by the much redder colour of its binding. Half of the stories in this collection of eight feature Jeeves, the other half Reggie Pepper, an early prototype for Bertie Wooster.

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        Original large three-quarter length portrait photograph signed in full, dated New York 1920, and inscribed to the American writer on music and librettist Frederick H. Martens (1874-1932)

      - From the studios of Strauss Peyton, Kansas City, 1919. Ca. 327 x 228 mm. Laid down to cardboard mount.Slightly worn; occasional cracking; remnants of adhesive to mount. "The winning quality of the sound, the tender mezza voce (particularly in the early years), and his phrasing, based on a rare mastery of legato and portamento, enabled Caruso to sing the French and Italian lyric repertory as well as lighter operas. In addition, his noble, incisive declamation, his broad, generous phrasing, and his vigor in dramatic outbursts made him a notable interpreter of Verdi as well as of French grand opéra. In this repertory his performances were characterized by the irresistible erotic appeal of his timbre allied to a temperament as warm and vehement as his voice. His numerous recordings, now faithfully remastered on CD, not only made him universally famous, they also did much to encourage the acceptance of recording as a medium for opera." Rodolfo Celletti and Alan Blyth in Grove online.Martens' books include The Art of the Prima Donna and Concert Singer (New York, 1923), The Book of the Opera and the Ballet, History of the Opera (New York, 1925) and A Thousand and One Nights of Opera (New York, 1926).

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        Rewolucja w Niemczech [Revolution in Germany]

      Ksiazka i Sztuka, Lodz—Warsaw 1919 - SZYK, Arthur. Rewolucja W. Niemczech [Revolution in Germany]. Text by Julian Tuwim, in Polish. Lodz—Warsaw: Ksiazka i Sztuka, 1919. 30 pp. Original wrappers with illustrations on both covers, bound with original burgundy cord. Top right corner of front cover shows evidence of prior folding, small adhesion mark to back wrapper, otherwise, Near Fine Condition.FIRST EDITION of Szyk's first published book of political satire, mocking the German nation in the aftermath of World War I.Arthur Szyk, together with the poet Julian Tuwim, presents an illustrated story of a mentally and spiritually skewed German nation lunging towards a nonsensical revolution. The Schlegel quote on the first page sets the tone— "Deutsch sein heisst charakter haben" [To be German means to have [special quality] character]. This is surely a cutting reference to the absurdity of German arrogance and characters such as Otto Gotlieb Schmock (pun is obvious), Schweinwanz (compound of "pig" and "bedbug"), Germainer ("uncouth") and Schwanzenhund ("tail of dog") continue the irreverent mockery. References to the German imperial superiority and status as a god-favored nation are presented with such tongue in cheek observations as "The German God is a sturdy castle". By the end of the book, even God has become a good German; for inspiring Schmock, He is presented a high rank as well as a black, white, and red ribbon reading "The royal Prussian God of the royal chamber".Szyk's armed forces services. Szyk joined the Russian Army and served in the Battle of Lodz in the autumn of 1914. When the city was captured by Germans, he returned to his hometown and, surprisingly enough, was allowed to live normally and work as an artist. After the war, he directed his vibrant patriotic passions towards serving in the newly created Polish state. During the Polish-Soviet War of 1919—20, he was made artistic director of the Department of Propaganda for the Polish Army and was later decorated for his contributions to the war effort. It was during this tenure that he drew the illustrations for Revolution in Germany.Julian Tuwim (1894—1953) was born in Lodz and is considered to have been one of the outstanding Polish poets of the first half of the 20th century. From a strong Jewish background, he was also politically well educated and possessed a vibrant Polish spirit. Like Szyk, he was enthralled with Poland's liberation and his books of poetry were filled with idealism and awe. Soon enough the harsh realities of life changed his outlook and his works became sharper, more angry and full of the dark comic sarcasm so evident in Revolution in Germany.Extreme rarity. The scarcity of this work cannot be underscored. At the age of 25, Szyk was only just becoming known, a fact—when coupled with the delicacy of the binding—that makes this item precious indeed. OCLC lists only two institutional copies: Hoover Institution and UC Berkeley. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Testament Nouvelle en prose

      Paris: Edition de La Guirlande, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good. Garcia Benito. Bound in 1/4 red leather over marbled boards, recently respined in burgundy leather with a new spine label, over original wraps. 56 of 154, this on Arches paper. Mild foxing throughout, heavier in a few spots, but still an attractive copy of this scarce work. 19 pages, each with a color illustration, 1 full page. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrator: Garcia Benito. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 036278.

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        Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts. Mit 7 (davon 6 signierten) Kupfern von Ferdinand Staeger.

      München, Hermann A. Wiechmann Verlag, 1919,. 1. Auflage7 Original-Radierungen auf Japan-Papier hinter Passepartout in Mappe (diese mit gedruckter, farbiger Blüte). Die Original-Radierungen mit Remarquen. Die Mappe in Folio, die Graphiken ca 20x15 cm (HxB). Diese vorliegenden Blätter werden auch als sogenannte \'Grosse Ausgabe\' bezeichnet. Die nicht genannte Auflage betrug 100 Exemplare. Das Passepartout und die Mappe gegilbt, die Mappe mit Läsuren am Rücken und an den Kanten. Insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar, die Graphiken einwandfrei. Limited edition for about 100 pieces with 7 (6 handsigned) etchings. Das Foto zeigt eine Graphik. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Vorzugsausgabe, Bibliophil, Originalgraphik, signiert, signed, etchings, Ferdinand Staeger (1880-1976)

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        The Design & Construction of Aero Engines

      Aeroplane & General Publishing, 1919, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Aviation; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17374.

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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination Illustrated by Harry Clarke

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1919. Limited edition, no. 163 of 170 copies signed by Clarke. 4to. 382, (2) pp. Publisher's full vellum, gilt lettered to the spine and decorated to the upper board, top edge gilt , the other edges untrimmed and the many of the leaves unopened. 24 monochrome plates plus the title vignette and illustrations in the text throughout. A delightful copy. Steenson, A2.a.

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        Exlibris.

      (München, Wetteroth, 1919) - Gr.-8°. Mit 25 vom Künstler eigenhändig sign. und num. sowie mit Blindstempel der Stern-Presse versehene Original-Radierungen. Hektographiertes Doppelblatt (4 S. Inhaltsverzeichnis und Vorwort). Nr. 71 von 80 num. Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage ?). - Bibliographisch und laut KVK/WorldCat in keiner Bibliothek weltweit nachweisbare Folge des an der Münchner Akademie ausgebildeten Hans Volkert (1878 Erlangen - 1945 Puchkirchen). - "Hier sind 25 Exlibris-Radierungen, in losem Reigen vereinigt, aus der Reihe der von mir entstandenen Exlibris. ( ) So schicke ich denn heute zu meinem 40. Geburtsjahre nichts freudiger in die Ferne, um ein kleines Zeugnis abzulegen, als die Exlibris-Folge; mögen sie sagen, wie ich die Kunst liebte und liebend ihr diene. ( ) Diese Ausgabe soll zugleich die Erstlingsausgabe der ‚Stern-Presse-Drucke' sein und das Zeichen mit dem ‚Stern' tragen" (Vorwort). - Vgl. zu Einzelblättern Kat. Gutenberg-Museum (passim) sowie zum Künstler Thieme/Becker XXXIV, 521. - Ein Blatt mit Nummer 70 statt 71 nummeriert. Inhaltsverzeichnis leicht braunfleckig, die Tafeln weitgehend sauber. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 900 OHlwd.-Kassette (leicht braunfleckig). - (Stern-Presse-Drucke 1).

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        Oberon: Ein Romantisches Heldengedicht in 12 Gesangen. Unique Copy, Specially Bound with 18 Original Drawings in Color

      Hesperos, Munich 1919 - A UNIQUE COPY SPECIALLY PRINTED AND BOUND, with each etching signed by Rabus, and having inserted the 18 ORIGINAL HAND-COLORED PENCIL DRAWINGS BY RABUS, from which he created the etchings. The very special binding was also designed by Rabus, and executed by A. Koellner of Leipzig. MUST BE SEEN. The epic romantic poem first appeared in 1780 and went through seven rewrites before its final form was published in 1796. Legend has it that Goethe read the entire epic in one sitting, and is known to have commented "as long as poetry remains poetry, gold remains gold, and crystal remains crystal, Oberon will be loved and admired as a masterpiece of poetic art." Illustrated with 18 etched plates and also 18 original color drawings. Afterword by Curt Moreck. 243 pages.Thick 4to, magnificently bound by Koellner in full tan pigskin with ornate blind-tooled floral and geometrical designs on covers; inner and outer denteles; and doublures of fuschia satin, top edge gilt. Preserved in a simple cloth clamshell case with padded linen interior. Munchen: Hesperos Verlag, no date [1919]. A very fine copy of a unique book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Caffeconcerto. Alfabeto a sorpresa

      - Milano, Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" (1919). In -8 (mm. 250x170), pp. 48 non numerate illustrate e stampate in diversi colori. Brossura editoriale illustrata. Prima edizione. Ottimo esemplare. Salaris p. 27. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CINDERELLA, Retold by C S Evans

      London: William Heinemann, 1919. First edition, LIMITED EDITION DE LUXE, one of 525 numbered copies SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM and printed on English handmade paper. This limited edition is also printed on significantly larger paper then the trade issue. THIS COPY WITH THE VERY RARE DUSTJACKET, SELDOM IF EVER ENCOUNTERED. THE LIMITED ISSUE CONTAINS A COLOUR SILHOUETTE NOT INCLUDED IN THE TRADE EDITION, and with the tipped-in colour frontispiece on decorated mounting, decorated titlepage, 3 coloured double-page silhouettes, 14 single page silhouettes, and over 30 silhouette drawings throughout the text, all by Arthur Rackham. 4to, publisher’s original pictorially decorated paper-covered boards backed in tan buckram, the spine lettered and decorated in black, with green endpapers decorated in white by Rackham. In the very RARE original green paper dustjacket lettered and decorated in black. Now protected in a fine morocco backed custom slipcase backed featuring raised bands and fine gilt lettering and tooling. ix, 110 pp. A very fine copy of this elusive title in the limited format, internally uncommonly bright with only very mild hints of the offsetting of which the title was unfortunately prone, the foxing to which the handmade paper was prone is thankfully nonexistent in this copy, the binding near pristine with just a little shelving along the bottom edge, even the rare jacket clean and fresh with only a few tiny chips. LIMITED FIRST EDITION AND ONE OF THE MORE ELUSIVE TITLES IN RACKHAM’S OEUVRE, SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE ARTIST AND WITH A COLOUR ILLUSTRATION WHICH WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TRADE ISSUE. THIS COPY WITH THE RARE DUSTJACKET PRESERVED. The classic tale of Cinderella is here retold with fascinating detail and elaboration by Arthur Rackham artwork. For this title Rackham employees delightful silhouette pictures that are quite a departure from the colourplate style of his more familiar works such as PETER PAN or RIP VAN WINKLE. CINDERELLA is especially difficult to find in nice condition, and this copy is especially well-preserved.

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        Macao et Cosmage Ou L'Experience Du Bonheur

      Paris: Aux Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1919. First edition.. Cardboard Covers. Very good +. Large square folio. (13.5 x 13.25 inches or 34 x 33 cm). Unpaginated (26). Each of these 26 pages is illustrated to both sides in colour (pochoir), and in addition there is a double-page illusts inside front cover and a single page illusts inside rear cover. Publisher's original pictorial boards, a little creased and rubbed, the whole book resewn and rebacked in grey buckram, and pages mended with japanese tissue paper. Covers a little soiled. A few signs of handling inside, such as dog-ear crease, or a few handling marks, trifle rubbing to edges. O/w contents clean and bright, Binding firm and square. A better than Very Good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Izobrazitelnoe iskusstvo [Visual Art]. No.1 (all published),

      Narkompros, Petersburg. 1919 - Folio. Illustrations, original decorative wrappers designed by Shterenberg and Natan Altman, worn with some loss, some marking, folio,An important art journal published by the Department of Visual Arts of Narkompros [People's Commissariat for Enlightenment], including contributions by Osip Brik, Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Nikolai Punin and Vladimir Solovev, with reproductions of works by David Shterenberg, Natan Altman, Olga Rozanova, K. Malevich, and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Book of Princeton Verse II (Fitzgerald's First Appearance in Book Form)

      Princeton University Press 1919 - The 1919 1st appearance in book form by F. Scott Fitzgerald, whose 3 poems ("Marching Streets", "The Pope at Confession" and "My First Love") were --famously-- attributed to "T." Scott Fitzgerald. Solid and VG (with bright gilt-lettering at the front panel and spine) in a clean, G+ example of the fragile dustjacket, with a 1 3/4" loss at the spine crown, light chipping as well at the spine base and panel edges --and an inconspicuous, even split at the front hinge, separating the front panel and front flap fold from the rest of the dj. A piece of plastic covering however nicely masks this and renders the entire jacket quite presentable and attractive. 12mo, 179 pgs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Plakat. Zeitschrift des Vereins der Plakatfreunde e. V. Zehnter Jahrgang. 1919. Hefte 1-6 gebunden. 6 Hefte (komplett).

      Berlin-Charlottenburg, Verlag \"Das Plakat\", 1919. 4°. 29 cm. XLIV, XVI, XVI, XVIII, XVI, XX, 448 Seiten, 2 Blatt Inhaltsverzeichnis. Original-Leinenband. 1. Auflage. Umfast die 6 Hefte des 10. Jahrgangs 1919: Januar; März, Maiheft (Sonderheft Satzkunst), Juli (Mit dem Beiblatt `Die Kultur der Reklame`), September (Mit dem Beiblatt `Die Kultur der Reklame`) und November. Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen und Beilagen in Schwarzweiß und Farbe. Einband fleckig. Gutes innen gutes bis sehr gutes, komplettes Exemplar. First edition. With many illustrations in b/w and color. Original cloth binding. Cover spotted. Good, inside nearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Plakatkunst / poster art; Werbegrafik, Werbegraphik / advertising art; Werbung / Reklame / advertisement / advertising

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