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        Lateinamerika (A). Mitteilungen über Argentinien, Uruguay, Paraguay. Herausgegeber: Deutsch-Argentinischer Centralverband / Deutscher Überseedienst G.m.b.H. / Deutscher Wirtschaftsverband für Süd- und Mittelamerika. Jahrgänge 1920 - 1923.

      Berlin 1919 - Sammelband von Nummer A-1, Oktober 1919 bis hin zu Nr. A-50/52 vom April 1924. Mit zusammen 1183 Seiten sowie zahlreichen Seiten mit Anzeigen und Inseraten. Goldgeprägter Oln, 4° ( 29 x 22,5 cm ). Mit den verschiedensten Artikeln, Statistiken und Tabellen über Argentinien, Uruguay und Paraguay insbesondere Politik, Wirtschaft, Handel, Bevölkerung, Außenhandel etc. betreffend. Einband etwas fleckig, letzte Seite mit Einriß, ansonsten guter Zustand. - selten - ( Gewicht 4000 Gramm ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Erotische Märchen. 10 Radierungen.

      Ohne Ort, Privatdruck, 1919. - Motiv 14x11,5 cm. Tafel 24x21 cm. 1 Titelblatt und 10 Tafeln. Orig.-Pappmappe mit Deckeltitelschild. Eins von 200 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 250). "Die Platten wurden vernichtet" (Impressum). Keller schuf mit dieser Folge wohl die reizendste erotische Umdeutung klassischer deutscher Märchen, voll Phantasie und starkem künstlerischen Ausdruck. Die Radierungen in Braundruck und in der Platte signiert. Mappe leicht berieben und aufgehellt. Tafeln am Rand mit kleinen Läsuren und leicht fleckig. Bilder-Lex. II, 570. Polunbi 136 ("unbrauchbar zu machen"). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eros Parisian Girls

      Librarie De L`Estampe, Paris 1919 - 16 beautiful coloured watercolour drawings by Leo Fontan (coloured offset printing). In original portfolio with half cloth binding, with tie at the fore-edge. Minor browning to the margins of some plates. Some stains and browning to the covers. Contents in nice and clean condition. Text in French and English. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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        Der Mantel. (Deutsch von F. Gaber).

      Potsdam und Berlin. Kiepenheuer, 1919. Mit 12 Lithographien von W. Gramatté. Gr.-8°, Handgeb. OHalbpergamentbd. mit Buntpapiergezug und Pergamentecken. Eckhardt 55 - 66. - Jentsch 90. - Lang, Expressionismus, 92. - Erste Ausgabe mit diesen Illustrationen. Eins von 100 Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe auf Zanders-Bütten. Die erste Lith. vom Künstler sign., die übrigen monogr. Die graphischen Bücher Bd. III. Druck des Textes von W. Drugulin, der Lith. auf der Pan-Presse. 1 Lith. mit 2 Knickspuren. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Les mots en liberté futuristes. Mit 4 gefalt. Tafeln.

      "Edizioni futuriste di 'Poesia'" . -, Mailand 1919 - Typogr. illustr. OBrosch. 19 : 13 cm. - Erste Ausgabe dieser wichtigen Publikation zur Typographie des Futurismus. "A kind of futurist grammar which expounds the abolition of adjectives, tenses and punctuation. Illustrations of practice are given and at the end of the book are 4 folding plates of arrangements of lettering, drawings and words, somewhat similar to Apollinaire's Caligrammes. These plates are from collages reproduced in linecut." (H. Edwards, M. Reynolds Coll.) - "Das 1919 in Mailand erschienene Buch Les mots en liberté futuriste enthält wichtige theoretische Texte zur futuristischen Dichtung und zur typographischen Revolution des Futurismus." (Carter/Muir 400, mit Abb. des Umschlags) - Vord. flieg. Vorsatz mit eigh. Widmung m. U. für den Schweizer Bildhauer James Vibert (1872-1942): "à mon cher ami James Vibert avec une forte poignée de main ." - Unaufgeschnitten und breitrandig. Papierbedingt gleichmäßig etw. gebräunt. Bindung angebrochen, ob. Rücken mit kl. Läsur, Brosch. tls. minim. fleckig. Insges. gut erhaltenes Exemplar.Dok.-Bibl. I, 269. - M. Reynolds Coll. 152. 200 g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst Hamburg GmbH]
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        South. The story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1927

      London: William Heinemann, 1919. First edition. Frontispiece, 87 photographic images on 45 plates and a large colored folding map. xxii, 376 pp. 8vo. A fine copy in original blue pictorial cloth, silver blocked image of the Endurance to upper board and silvered title to spine, bookplate of Nora Kilmorey to front pastedown, errata slip tipped in to p1. First edition. Frontispiece, 87 photographic images on 45 plates and a large colored folding map. xxii, 376 pp. 8vo. A classic from the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Having watched Amundsen claim the Pole for Norway in 1911, Shackleton reckoned there was a final great expedition to be undertaken, a crossing of the continent. The Endurance departed on schedule on 8 August 1914. On the face of things, the expedition was a disaster. Shackleton not only failed to cross the continent, he didn't reach the Pole. In fact, he didn't even reach the mainland. Instead, the party watched helplessly as their ship was crushed by the ice. It was here that Shackleton "showed his supreme qualities of leadership. With five companions he made a voyage of 800 miles in a 22-foot boat through some of the stormiest seas in the world, crossed the unknown lofty interior of South Georgia, and reached a Norwegian whaling station on the north coast. After three attempts Shackleton succeeded (30 August 1916) in rescuing the rest of the Endurance party and bringing them to South America" (ODNB). Not a single man was lost. Owing to paper shortages at the close of the First World War, this first edition was printed on poor quality paper and is thus browned as usual. Conrad p. 224; Rosove 308 A1; Spence 1107; Taurus 105

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        12 Echtholz-Mustertafeln der Fa. Georg Heider, Fürth i. B. [120 Muster]

      Selbstverlag Fürth in Bayern 17x26 cm Box mit Karten o. J. (1919 - 1930?) # Schuber am unteren Rand in einem Gelenk auf einer Länge von 4 cm aufgeplatzt # Die Tafeln zeigen: Tanne - Fichte - Kiefer - Lärche - Pinie - Oregon pine - Pitch pine - Parana pine - Redwood - Zeder - Pappel - Pappelmaser - Weide - Linde - Erle - Roßkastanie - Elsbeere - Abachi - Limba - Kennia - Sommereiche - Traubeneiche - Wassereiche - Japaneiche - Silky oak - Korkeiche - Kastanie - Akazie - Teakholz - Cambala - Esche - Bunte Esche - Eschemaser - Senholz - Tamo - Birnbaum - Schweizer Birnbaum - Kirschbaum - Pflaume - Apfelbaum - Ahorn - Riegelahorn - Vogelaugenahorn - Maple - Maplemaser - Weißbirke - Nordische Birke - Birke, kanadisch - Birkemaser - Avodiré - Nußholz, deutsch - Nußholz, französisch - Nußholz, türkisch - Nußmaser - Blaknuß - Nußholz, amerikanisch - Mansonia - Satin- Nuß (Amberbaum) - Nuß, brasilianisch - Rotbuche - Hainbuche - Ulme (Rüster) - Rüster, slavonisch - Ulme- oder Rüstermaser - Hikory - Zebrano - Eukalyptusholz - Peroba - Platane - Gabunholz (Okumé) - Mahagoni, afrikanisch - Sapeli-Mahagoni - Mahagoni Tabasco - Cuba Mahagoni - Yang - Blumenmahagoni - Mahagoni (drapé) - Afrik. Birnbaum - Makoré - Padouk, afrikanisch - Padouk, ostindisch - Rotholz - Amaranthholz - Satiné - Blutholzbaum - Bubinga - Maidou - Brasil. Rosenholz - Rosenholz, echt - Primaveraholz - Zitronier - Gelbes Atlasholz - Movingue - Gelbholz, afrikanisch - Satinholz - Fustik, bras. Gelbsholz - Palisander, hell - Palisander, dunkel - Rio-Palisander (Jakaranda) - Buchsbaum - Olivenholz - Courbaril - Viquado - St. Martinspalme - Macassar Ebenholz - Ebenholz, marmoriert - Ebenholz, echt - Greenheart (Grünherzbaum) - Pockholz - Königsholz - Veilchenholz - Palmyra - Imbujamaser - Myrthenmaser - Madronamaser - Vavona (Sequioamaser) - Maidoumaser - Thujamaser - Amboinamaser # Sehr gut Versand D: 1,90 EUR dendrologie gehölzkunde

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        Mr Standfast

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1919., 1919. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Pp 412. Publisher's clean, bright mid-blue cloth, titled and ruled in dark blue. Minor edge spotting and some spots of sunning to front board, a very good copy indeed. In bright pictorial wrapper, with rubbing to extremities, some creasing and chipping to edges,a couple of closed tears some inoffensive soiling to the rear panel. Internally clean, ink ownership stamp to front flyleaf (there is very faded evidence of the same name stamp on the front panel of the wrapper, scarcely to be seen). Now a very scarce book in original dustwrapper. An attractive copy of the third Richard Hannay adventure (following The Thirty Nine Steps and Greenmantle), this installment taking place among the highlands of Scotland, Switzerland, possibly the first literary face-off on an underground platform, and finally winding up in the delightful environs of the Western Front for its spy hunting climax. Hannay's third show also throws in some beastly submarine skullduggery, the war in the air and a spot of love interest in the trim form of Miss Lamington, soon we surmise to become Mrs. Hannay. For a writer of 'shockers' Buchan is at times crisp and terse and at others rather sentimental, especially in his depictions of fighting men adrift in the ugliness of war. There's also lashings of positively rigid upper lips, and that splendid (now rather unfashionable) bit of Late Colonial Zen; the uncluttered conviction that the very least a chap can do when faced with evil is go down swinging. Buchan's famous adventurer was one of the fore-runners to James Bond; [author Ian Fleming] "was certainly influenced by no-nonsense British fictional characters such as Richard Hannay" [Gilbert, p.616]. Blanchard A46. See also Haining; Crime Fiction p193-4.

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        The Arrow of Gold

      T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd, London 1919 - First Edition, First Printing authentically SIGNED by Joseph Conrad on a laid in signature. A wonderful copy. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth with light wear to the edges. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Bay: A Book of Poems

      Westminster: The Beaumont Press, 1919 Illustrated with hand colored woodcuts by Anne Estelle Rice. First edition, limited issue of 200 numbered copies, this being one of 50 copies printed on cartridge paper. Publisher's green cloth and yellow patterned boards, lettered in gilt. About fine, corners very lightly bumped, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, fresh interior. A beautiful copy. Roberts A12.b. An exceedingly rare publication, Bay was first published in several short print runs. This first edition is one of 200 copies, and only 50 copies, like this copy, are printed on cartridge paper with hand colored illustrations. According to the publisher, roughly 25 of the 50 cartridge paper copies were not sold due to an accident, lowering the total number of obtainable copies of Bay to 175 (63 of which are housed in institutional libraries' special collections) and making these copies the scarcest of the three variants. The remaining 150 copies are comprised of 120 copies printed on handmade paper (A12.a) and 30 printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the author and illustrator (A12.c). Bay is a collection of eighteen of Lawrence's poems, including "The Little Town at Evening," "After the Opera," "Bombardment," "Bread Upon the Waters," "Tommies in the Train," "War-Baby," and "Nostalgia," among others. As Roberts explains in his bibliography, these poems "comprise the greater part of Lawrence's literary reaction to the war." Notably, Bay was the first of Lawrence's books to be "issued in an expensive format from a private press," a practice he would continue with many of his subsequent works.. Illus. by Rice, Anne Estelle. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine.

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        Caffe Concerto alfabeto a sorpresa

      Milan: Edizioni futuriste di "Poesia", , [1919?]. Octavo. Original pictorial wrapper, stapled as issued. Illustrated throughout. Very light general toning to periphery of wrappers, small portion torn from margin of one leaf. An excellent copy. First edition, decidedly scarce: Copac locates only copies of the Italian 1970s reprint in British and Irish institutional libraries, and apparently not in OCLC. Francesco Cangiullo (1884-1977), writer, poet and painter, met Marinetti in 1910 and participated in the Esposizione Libera Futurista Internazionale in Rome in 1914. This is his best-known work and is a wonderful example of Futurist playfulness: "drawn in 1915 but published four years later, Cangiullo whimsically depicts a lively evening at the variety theater in his hometown of Naples in which the dancers, singers, acrobats, and comedians are composed of letters, numbers, and mathematical signs" (MoMA online). .

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        Album of Old Japanese Prints of the Ukiyo-ye School. Reproduced from the collection of Ken-ichi Kawaura. (Foreword by J. S. Happer).

      Tokyo, Yoshizawa, 1919. - Folio. (10)pp, 120 double-leaves with 425 b/w illustrations, 6 (5 col.) woodblock-prints, 15pp, (2)pp. Orig. stitched silk binding with label to front cover in orig. folding cloth case. One of 150 numbered copies. - Hinges of cloth case partly torn, one part detached. Otherwise a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbuesch Berlin]
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        OEuvres par Gino Severini, exposées du 5 au 31 mai 1919. Invitation pour deux personnes. Galerie L'Effort Moderne, Léonce Rosenberg, 19, Rue de la Baume, Paris.

      Galerie L'Effort Moderne,, Paris 1919 - Oblong 24mo. Single sheet private view invitation. With pochoir decoration. Lightly stained and creased. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        New England Aviators 1914-1918: Their Portraits and their Records Volumes I and II [2 Volumes] Signed + Letters

      Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge First Edition 1919 and 1920 Respectively. 1919-1920. A two volume set limited to 1000 copies. Uniform matching first edition hard back binding in publisher's original grey cloth covers, silver title lettering to the spines, silver lettering and US wings on a blue ground to the front covers. 8vo. 9'' x 6¼''. Contains [xviii] 472; [xi] 480 printed pages of text with splendid full-page monochrome photographs throughout. Volume I has small brown surface marks to the bottom edge of the front cover, spines not faded, without any foxing or marks internally and in very near Fine condition, protected in clear acetate. Included is a two page letter, dated May 20th, on 'New England Aviator' headed paper, handwritten and SIGNED by the compiler and editor 'Miss Caroline Ticknor', the subject being to the parents of the 4 Loomis sons who served during the First World War, 2 of whom feature in these books, and thanking them for the material. Also included is a Navy Department headed letter dated September 23, 1918, to Ralph L. Loomis concerning his Naval Aviator Certificate. From the private library and estate of Augustus Peabody Loring with his elaborate bookplate inside each volume, whose papers and notes from 1896-1926 are housed in Harvard Library's Special Collections. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        En Ny Bilderbok. Rim och Bilder (Ein neues Bilderbuch. Reime und Bilder) (A New Picture Book. Rhyme and Pictures)

      Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag, 1919. First Swedish Edition. Cloth-backed Pictorial Cover. Good to Very Good/Good to Very Good. [Seidmann-Freud, Tom (Marta Gertrud)]. 4to. Complete. Sound binding; hinges pulling at the binding staples. Clean pages. Toned endpapers; front with a chip and closed tear. Ding to the top of the front board and a corresponding tear on the rear board. The dust jacket has a faint dampstain, minor soiling, and chips at the spine ends and top of front panel. The Swedish edition of Ein Neu Bilderbuch. Although uncredited, the book was illustrated by Sigmund Freud's niece. Tom Freud was named Marta Gertrud at birth but assumed but a masculine first name as a teenager in hope that it would open doors in the art world. Tom became part of the avant-garde community in Berlin and was a member of the city's academic, artistic, and Zionist circles. In 1921, she married a journalist Jakop (Yankel) Seidmann and a year later gave birth to a daughter they named Angela. At about the same time the couple became friends with the poet Chaim Nachman Bialik and partnered with him to establish a publishing firm, Ophir, to produce Hebrew children's books. While Tom's book illustrations (usually folk-art style ink outlines filled in with watercolor) received critical praise, the firm never became financially successful, and in 1924 Bialik left Germany for Tel Aviv without completing several agreed upon books and refusing to reimburse the Siedmann-Freud's for his share of the partnership's liabilities. Ophir struggled on for several years before completely collapsing in 1929, leaving the Seidmann-Freuds destitute. Utterly ruined financially, Jakob committed suicide, and Tom became near catatonic. She was institutionalized and despite treatment from her famous uncle, Tom never recovered. She refused to eat and died of starvation (some say a drug overdose) the next year, after which Angela was adopted by an aunt. When the Nazis came to power in the 1930s, Tom's illustrated books were declared to be Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art), and almost all copies were destroyed.

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        Allerhand Voagels und Uezepoggen. Zwölf bunte Bilder.

      Darmstadt ( Ratio-Presse ) . 1919 - 4°-quadratisch ( 27 x 26,5 cm). Originalhalbpergament mit montiertem Deckelschild in einfachem Pappschuber (nur dieser gering lädiert). Der Vorderdeckel mit einem 1cm Fleck am Deckelschild unten links. Mit lithographiertem und kolorierten Titel sowie 12 vom Künstler handkolorierten, lithografierten Tafeln, alle signiert. 1 weisses Blatt zwischen Titel und Tafeln, 1 Blatt Impressum. Im vorderen Innendeckel unten gering angeschmutzt. Tafeln 2 und 3 mit kleinem Fleck unten rechts. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Vorliegend Nr. 52 von 110 Ex. (GA 120). Rodenberg 121. -- Seltene Arbeit des bedeutenden Schriftkünstlers und Graphikers. Erschien als erster, noch nicht gezählter Druck in der von ihm gegründeten Ratio-Presse. M10208 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Sindbad le marin et d'autres contes de Milleet Une Nuits. (Sindbad le Marin. Aladin et la lampe merveilleuse. Le Dormeur éveillé. Histoire des trois calenders).

      Edition d'Art H. Piazza, Paris 1919 - Paris, Edition d'Art, H. Piazza, 1919. 4°. 145 (3) S. Mit 27 mont. Farbtafeln von Edmond Dulac. Pergamentband der Zeit mit Aussenkantenvergoldung, goldgepr. Rückenschild u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Monod 8164. - Nr. 875 von 1'500 Exemplaren. Der Einband signiert von Otto Gyfax, Zürich. Die Originalumschläge miteingebunden. - Das Pergament etwas fleckig und verzogen. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Pergamentband der Zeit mit Aussenkantenvergoldung, goldgepr. Rückenschild u. Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Verzeichnis der Vorlesungen. Winterhalbjahr 1912/13 - Sommerhalbjahr 1919. Zusammen 15 Bände.

      Hamburg, gedr. bei Lütcke & Wulff, E. H. Senats Buchdruckern, 19112 - 1919. - Original-Kartoneinbände, 12 x 22 cm, jeweils um die 60 bis 80 Seiten. Minimal nachgedunkelt, zwei Bände mit Stempel "Deutscher Forstverein" auf Deckel, sehr schöne, frische Exemplare. Mit dazu: Kolonial-Institut der Hansischen Universität: Verzeichnis der Vorträge, Vorlesungen und Kurse für das Wintersemester 1939/40. Gutes Exemplar. Titel gestempelt mit: Die Vorlesungen finden vorläufig nicht statt. Wiederbeginn wird später bekanntgegeben."

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        IM GOLDENEN GARTEN. - Bilder von Prof. H. von Volkmann, Franz Jüttner und Reinhold Hansche..

      - Hannover.: A. Molling & Comp.., 1919. 95 Gebundene Ausgabe Exemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren, s-118a-0515* Versand D: 1,00 EUR

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        Plakat - Eljen a Proletar uralom! [ung. Es lebe die proletarische Macht / Herrschaft].

      Budapest, Rado, 1919 63 x 95 cm, Zustand A. (Etwas fleckig) Herausgeber: Orszagos Propaganda Bizottsag. Die Ungarische Räterepublik (ungarisch: Magyarországi Tanácsköztársaság) unter Béla Kun wurde am 21. März 1919 ausgerufen und bestand bis zum 1. August 1919. Nach der Oktoberrevolution 1917. als die Bolschewiki in Russland die Macht übernahmen. war dies weltweit die zweite kommunistisch ausgerichtete Regierung. Am 25. Juni 1919 verkündete Kuns Regierung eine \"Diktatur des Proletariats\". worauf Banken. Großindustrie. Mietshäuser und Betriebe mit mehr als zwanzig Angestellten verstaatlicht wurden. Grundbesitz über 100 Joch wurde enteignet und in landwirtschaftlichen Produktionsgenossenschaften organisiert. Etwa 590 Personen wurden von Revolutionstribunalen hingerichtet. Die Räterepublik brach zusammen. als rumänische Truppen im Ungarisch-Rumänischen Krieg die ungarische Hauptstadt Budapest besetzten. Nachfolgestaat wurde das Königreich Ungarn unter Reichsverweser Miklós Horthy. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Politik

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        World War One Photograph Album - Navy Band Member aboard the U.S.S. Iowa and in France

      Philadelphia, Norfolk, Atlantic Ocean, and France, 1919. Photograph Album. Very Good. The album is approximately 11.5" x 7.5" and contains almost 120 photographs ranging in size from approximately 2" x 3" to 6.5" x 10". The photographs document the daily life of a Navy tuba player during World War I as a member of U.S.S. Iowa band and also during a deployment to France, probably during 1919. A few of the images are Real Photo Post Cards taken by one of the band members. The photographs are in nice shape; many are captioned on the front and some (probably most) are captioned on the reverse. (Several have loosened, and their captions are visible.) A band program and two printed poems by W. E. Wing about naval life in Tidewater are laid in. One of the poems has a manuscript explanation of the naval terms used in the verse. The Iowa, an old battleship that had be decommissioned in 1914, was brought out of mothballs and re-commissioned in 1917 when the U. S. entered the war. She was initially berthed at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and served as a receiving ship, but by November she had relocated to Norfolk, Virginia where she patrolled the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and also served as a training ship for the Atlantic Fleet. Photos include one of John Philip Sousa (he came out of retirement to serve in the Navy during war), formal shots of the band posed in front of the Iowa's main guns, many of the band in concert and on parade (both afloat and ashore), other U. S. and foreign vessels, life aboard ship (mess time, scrubbing decks), recreation (baseball and football games, swimming), a Navy band playing on board a troopship headed for France, a Navy band in France (visiting Reims, a destroyed tank, and American graves), and the Navy's NC-4 seaplane that was the first aircraft to successfully fly non-stop across the Atlantic in the spring of 1919. Overall, this is an attractive collection of photographs documenting WWI wartime service in the U.S. from a seldom seen perspective. No doubt, quite scarce.

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        Échos de mon atelier.

      Paris: imprimé à la main par Raymond Duncan, 1919 - Octavo, 24 pp. Single quire sewn in original buff card wraps printed in black. Wraps faintly toned and a little creased at extremities. An excellent copy. One woodcut illustration in the text, vignette to rear wrap and prelim leaf. First edition and only edition. This pamphlet, a manifesto in effect of the author's philosophy of "actionalism", was hand-printed by him, using a typeface of his design. At the time it came off the press, Raymond Duncan, elder brother Isadora Duncan, was running the Akademia with his wife Penelope in Paris. They had previously lived in Greece in the manner of the Ancient Greeks, in a villa outside Athens. Their Akademia, based on the model of Plato's Academy, offered free courses which reflected Duncan's multi-disciplinary creative output; like his sister he was a dancer, but he was also a poet, a philosopher and an artist. In 1955 Duncan featured in Orson Welles's documentary on Saint-Germain-des-Prés, as part of the series "Around the World with Orson Welles". A scarce title, OCLC lists only three copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE WATER BABIES. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.

      ix, [1 blank], 240 pages. Illustrated with 12 tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards, plus line drawings within the text. Original pictorial cloth gilt. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. 28.6 x 23cm. First U.K. edition. Wrapper a little worn at edges; else an excellent, clean copy.

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        Photographs of the North Russian Relief Force. April 1919 to October 1919. General H. deV. Sadleir-Jackson's Brigade." Approximately 100 snapshots, mounted and captioned in ink. Typed order bearing the ink stamp "Russian Relief Force" dated 9 September 1919 laid down

      1919 - Photographs measuring 6 x 4 inches and smaller. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches). RARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NORTH RUSSIAN RELIEF FORCE 1919. A rare survival from a distinguished World War One veteran. Born in India, Nightingale was educated at Rugby and Sandhurst and joined the Royal Fusiliers in 1910. He survived the landing on V beach (Cape Helles, Gallipoli) April 25th, 1915, and the following year he was awarded both the Military Cross and the Legion D'Honneur for his services. Nightingale subsequently served with the 46th Battalion Royal Fusiliers in the North Russian Relief Force, part of the invasion of Russia by the English, Irish and the Americans. The operation was conducted under the command of General H. de V. Sadleir-Jackson.Arriving in Archangel on 5 June 1919, the 46th proceeded along the Dvina River to Osinova where preparations were made for an attack on rail and river transport. The objective was to repel the Red Army from their established positions and generally improve the position of the White Russian forces. The hope was that the NRRF would be able to subsequently withdraw without significant casualties. In addition, smaller raids on Red Army positions were carried out to the south, partly to destabilize them, partly as reconnaissance. Nightingale was in command of the Borok Column on the right bank of the Dvina River for the August 10 offensive.The first photos are of the H.M.T. "War Summit" & H.M.T. "Pretorian" chugging through the Arctic Ocean and White Sea in Midsummer, June 1919 on its way to Archangel. They were billeted at Troitsa and among the many images of the town and its surroundings is one of where the mutiny of Dyer's Battalion took place. Equally, there are shots of Russian batteries, Allied defenses, company headquarters and regimental aid posts, as well as images of the Dvina River, Yaroslovskoe and Selso. A page is devoted to "Col. Davies Headquarters at Commencement of Action Aug 10th" and shows how the British troops organized themselves in the Selmenga Forest, namely with three shots of "Piccadilly Circus (Selmenga Forest) with Shaftesbury Avenue and Regent Street."The attack commenced at noon and, despite the difficulty of the terrain, was successful. We know that Borok (Nightingale's objective) was reported captured, along with 80 POWs, by eleven o'clock that evening. Nightingale was evacuated in late September.This is not only a record of the battle but includes many poignant personal touches too. Namely, there are several shots of men with whom he served and the Russians with whom he stayed. The captions not only name the men in each photograph, but in many cases reveal their fate: "Lt Taylor (killed Aug 10th) Lt Grant (wounded Aug 1st) Capt. Driver (killed Aug 10th)."The album also includes a typed order - dated September 9, 1919 - which is a reminder that, despite the success of the August attack, the Russian Civil War was ongoing and would ultimately be won by the Bolsheviks. "You will send one platoon to SELMENGA to hold the SELMENGA BRIDGE and the beach road to GORODOK. The enemy are known to be in force in the vicinity of BOROK and GORODOK and may attempt an outflanking movement ? The platoon remain in position there, and will withdraw when Captain de Miremont with the GORODOK Infantry comes through there tonight ? The Platoon should form a right flank guard to Captain de Miremont from SALMENGA to PLESS."The photographs of Russia occupy the first half of the album, the rest is devoted to Nightingale's time in Ireland with the 7th Cadet Battalion. Despite his distinguished service in the military, Nightingale's fate was a melancholy one. He died in 1935, reportedly either by suicide (using his own revolver) of from alcoholism. Contemporary gray cloth, ms. title to upper board, upper joint wearing but holding nicely Photographs measuring 6 x 4 inches and smaller. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches)

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        "Photographs of the North Russian Relief Force. April 1919 to October 1919. General H. deV. Sadleir-Jackson's Brigade." Approximately 100 snapshots, mounted and captioned in ink. Typed order bearing the ink stamp "Russian Relief Force" dated 9 September 1919 laid down

      , 1919 1919. Photographs measuring 6 x 4 inches and smaller. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches). Contemporary gray cloth, ms. title to upper board, upper joint wearing but holding nicely. Photographs measuring 6 x 4 inches and smaller. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches). RARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE NORTH RUSSIAN RELIEF FORCE 1919. A rare survival from a distinguished World War One veteran. Born in India, Nightingale was educated at Rugby and Sandhurst and joined the Royal Fusiliers in 1910. He survived the landing on V beach (Cape Helles, Gallipoli) April 25th, 1915, and the following year he was awarded both the Military Cross and the Legion D'Honneur for his services. Nightingale subsequently served with the 46th Battalion Royal Fusiliers in the North Russian Relief Force, part of the invasion of Russia by the English, Irish and the Americans. The operation was conducted under the command of General H. de V. Sadleir-Jackson. Arriving in Archangel on 5 June 1919, the 46th proceeded along the Dvina River to Osinova where preparations were made for an attack on rail and river transport. The objective was to repel the Red Army from their established positions and generally improve the position of the White Russian forces. The hope was that the NRRF would be able to subsequently withdraw without significant casualties. In addition, smaller raids on Red Army positions were carried out to the south, partly to destabilize them, partly as reconnaissance. Nightingale was in command of the Borok Column on the right bank of the Dvina River for the August 10 offensive. The first photos are of the H.M.T. "War Summit" & H.M.T. "Pretorian" chugging through the Arctic Ocean and White Sea in Midsummer, June 1919 on its way to Archangel. They were billeted at Troitsa and among the many images of the town and its surroundings is one of where the mutiny of Dyer's Battalion took place. Equally, there are shots of Russian batteries, Allied defenses, company headquarters and regimental aid posts, as well as images of the Dvina River, Yaroslovskoe and Selso. A page is devoted to "Col. Davies Headquarters at Commencement of Action Aug 10th" and shows how the British troops organized themselves in the Selmenga Forest, namely with three shots of "Piccadilly Circus (Selmenga Forest) with Shaftesbury Avenue and Regent Street." The attack commenced at noon and, despite the difficulty of the terrain, was successful. We know that Borok (Nightingale's objective) was reported captured, along with 80 POWs, by eleven o'clock that evening. Nightingale was evacuated in late September. This is not only a record of the battle but includes many poignant personal touches too. Namely, there are several shots of men with whom he served and the Russians with whom he stayed. The captions not only name the men in each photograph, but in many cases reveal their fate: "Lt Taylor (killed Aug 10th) Lt Grant (wounded Aug 1st) Capt. Driver (killed Aug 10th)." The album also includes a typed order - dated September 9, 1919 - which is a reminder that, despite the success of the August attack, the Russian Civil War was ongoing and would ultimately be won by the Bolsheviks. "You will send one platoon to SELMENGA to hold the SELMENGA BRIDGE and the beach road to GORODOK. The enemy are known to be in force in the vicinity of BOROK and GORODOK and may attempt an outflanking movement … The platoon remain in position there, and will withdraw when Captain de Miremont with the GORODOK Infantry comes through there tonight … The Platoon should form a right flank guard to Captain de Miremont from SALMENGA to PLESS." The photographs of Russia occupy the first half of the album, the rest is devoted to Nightingale's time in Ireland with the 7th Cadet Battalion. Despite his distinguished service in the military, Nightingale's fate was a melancholy one. He died in 1935, reportedly either by suicide (using his own revolver) of from alcoholism.

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        [Photo Album]: Two Photo Albums: New England Family, Boating, and the U.S.S. Shenandoah

      Providence, Rhode Island. 1919-1926; 1926-1929. Two photo albums. Oblong quartos. Measuring 7" x 11". String-tied black textured leather over flexible paper boards with "Photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 778 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs between the two albums, measuring between 2.5" x 3" and 5.5" x 8", some with captions. Both albums are very good with rips and tears on the boards; the later album's rear board is detached but present, with near fine photographs.Two photo albums kept by a member of the Parsons' family in New England between 1919 and 1929 mostly in Rhode Island and Connecticut. The albums contain a massive amount of photos, nearly 800, all capturing the upper middle class family, who made their money in the brass industry, through the decade of the 1920s. The family were avid boating enthusiasts and the album is full of photos of a variety of boats and small ships, as well as of people posing on and around them. Most of the vessels are named in the album including sailboats named Swift Wind and Resolute, as well as Mischief and the H.M.S. Wraith. These photos also show men in the rigging of the ships repairing and working on them as well as ships on land being built and painted. A variety of family members of all ages can be seen enjoying the excursions from grandma to the (obviously well-beloved) family dog. One group of photos shows the family on a trip to Quebec and includes the family boat, Nada, as well as photos of the various waterways. There is also a sketch of a sailboat laid-in, drawn on letterhead, which reads, "on board the Pontiac." Also documented throughout the album are a number of births in the family with photos of chubby newborns with their nurses, mothers, and fathers. Later in the album there are a number of photos of the USS Shenandoah which was the first of four U.S. Navy rigid airships. The 14 photos show the Shenandoah "tied up to the USS Patoka" docked in Newport in August of 1924. Patoka was the first ship used as an "airship tender" and in 1924 an "experimental mooring mast" was added to the oiler as well as a variety of accommodations for the crew of both the oiler and the airship. These photos show the Shenandoah moored in Newport shortly after the mast was erected. To test the mast and airship the Shenandoah flew from New Jersey to California and then continued on to Washington State, making it the first airship to fly across North America. A little over a year after it was constructed the airship was caught in a storm over Ohio and crashed.Also included in the album are obituaries for Phineas F. Parsons and Edmund Hayden (E.H.) Parsons, who appear to be the patriarchs of the family. Both men had ties with the brass industry. Phineas, the elder Parsons, who died at age 91 was a well-regarded member of the jewelry community with a career spanning over 60 years. E.H. died around the same time as his father after being "suddenly stricken" with an illness at 73. He spent 30 years in the brass trade before retiring to take over Locust Farms in Warwick. One photo shows the family on "Gramp's Birthday" on the farm in 1922.An interesting look at a New England family in the 1920s with an emphasis on the boating culture of a Rhode Island. .

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        The Sun Calendar 1920

      London: Sun Engraving Company Ltd, 1919. Nash, Paul. Small quarto. (28)pp. Arranged by Paul Nash, with illustrations by Paul Nash, John Nash, and Rupert Lee. A poem and an illustration in black on a solid colored background for each month. The poems chosen by Nash, by poets such as William Blake, Edith Sitwell, and Aldous Huxley, reflect the nature of the season. Paul Nash contributed the two cover illustrations, as well as the images for January, March, May, July, October, and November. Following Nash's return from World War I, he took up wood engraving, and his art began to change to the harsh, angular style for which he is known. This calendar was the third book illustrated by Nash, and the first with wood engravings. Bound in printed yellow wrappers. Some soiling to wrappers, and small ink smudge to January poem, else a near fine copy of a rare item. (Graham, Rigby. "A Note on the Book Illustrations of Paul Nash").

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        Wild sports & natural history of the highlands . Introduction and notes by the Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell . & fifty illustrations, thirty being reproduced in colour, from pictures by G. Denholm Armour & Edwin Alexander.

      T. N. Foulis, London & Edinburgh 1919 - First edition, the deluxe issue printed on handmade paper and in the publisher's gilt-stamped vellum binding; large 8vo, pp. xxix, [1], 471, [1], [4] ads; 39 plates, 28 of them in color and mounted, plus other vignette illustrations in the text; vellum slightly soiled, else very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Collected Poems.

      London: Philip Lee Warner,, 1919. The title-page and portrait cut on the wood by G. Raverat. Octavo (158 × 224 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun in near-contemporary dark blue crushed morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, decoration and cameo to front board gilt, turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated by Gwen Raverat. Spine a touch faded, boards a little bowed; an excellent copy. Limited edition, number 86 of of 1,000 copies printed on Riccardi Paper; an additional 13 were printed on vellum. It was first published the preceding year.

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        One Who Served

      Published by A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., First Edition 1919. 1919. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original burgundy cloth covers, gilt title lettering to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 7'' x 4½''. Contains [x] 215 printed pages of text with monochrome frontispiece photograph of Second Lieutenant Dinsmore Ely 1894-1918, another black and white photograph to the rear of the book shows Dinsmore Ely's grave in Des Gonard's Cemetery, at Versailles, France. The text is made up of letters from Second Lieutenant Dinsmore Ely to his family back in Winnetka, Illinois during World War I. Some surface rubbing of the cloth to both front and rear board spine gutters, contents in very near Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Du monde entier.

      - Paris, Editions de la Nouvelle Revue française NRF, 1919. In-8 carré, 129-(3) pp., broché (deux petits manques de papier à la couverture, dos bruni et taché ; sinon de toute fraîcheur). Edition originale, UN DES 123 exemplaires de tête numérotés, réimposés sur Lafuma de Voiron. ENVOI autographe signé de Cendrars au Dr Thévance. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Fighting the Flying Circus [Signed]

      Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York First Edition 1919. 1919. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue ribbed cloth covers, orange title and author lettering to the spine, in rare 'Notable cover in full colour', advertised on the rear of the dust wrapper at $1.50, being that the front board has a duplicate illustration of that which is on the front of the dust wrapper, the rear of the book has a colour illustration of 'Hat-in-the-Ring', which does not appear on the rear of the dust wrapper. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [viii] 371 printed pages of text with monochrome photographic frontispiece, one illustration showing bi-plane manoeuvres. SIGNED by the author to the reverse of the half-title page 'With every best wish, Captain Eddie Rickenbaker', this is an early signature of his, circa 1919. Fine condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with the lower part of the jacket spine missing. 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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        Histoire de Minoutchehr selon Le Livre des Rois.

      1919 - Illustrée par Michel SIMONIDY. Paris, Piazza, 1919, in-8, plein maroquin bleu, plats encadrés d'un décor mosaïqué géométrique orientaliste, dos orné et titré à 4 nerfs, gardes plein maroquin bordé de cinq filets dorés et d'un décor géométrique orientaliste, contregarde tissé de motifs géométriques, tranches dorées, sous étuit papier reliure bordé de maroquin bleu signé, 184 pages complétées d'une double suite. (E. Maylander). Exemplaire nominatif (Jean Lindet numéro J), un des 25 exemplaires sur Japon avec deux états des illustrations. L'histoire du roi Minoutchehr constitue le septième chapitre du Shahnameh, Le Livre des Rois écrit par le poète Firdousi vers l'an 387 de l'hégire. Première grande œuvre de la littérature persane, ce fameux poème épique est considéré en Iran comme le livre national par excellence, au même titre que L'Illiade peut l'être en Grèce. La traduction en français, due à Jules Mohl (1838-1878), membre de l'Institut et professeur au Collège de France, est la meilleure de celles qui ont été faites dès le XIXe siècle, époque où Le Livre des Rois commença à être apprécié en Europe. Cet ouvrage est illustré de 49 compositions en couleurs rehaussées d'or et d'argent de Michel Simonidy : 1 frontispice, 10 hors texte, encadrements, en-têtes, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Élève du célèbre maître pompier Léon Bonnat, ce peintre orientaliste d'origine roumaine (1870-1933), fait ici la preuve de ses talents de paysagiste, d'animalier et de peintre de nus. Ses compositions dépeignent tour à tour danses enfièvrées, langueurs des harems, caravanes, paysages nocturnes, combats d'animaux, charme sauvage des femmes et grandeur des princes. Cet exemplaire est enrichi d'une aquarelle à pleine page (22.4 x 16 cm) représentant une magnifique odalisque dansant à demi-nue ceinte aux hanches d'un saro, elle reléve son voile lumineux et laisse apparaître une magnifique chevelure noire ébéne. Ex-libris de Lalau pour H. Mareus. La préciosité du style orientaliste et le raffinement extrême de la reliure du maître E. Maylander constitue pour ce livre un écrin merveilleux. Livres

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        Das Tagebuch von Goethe 1810. Mit Steindrucken von Rudolf Großmann * G A N Z L E D E R - H a n d e i n b a n d / GANZFRANZBAND von F r i e d a T h i e r s c h

      München, Phantasus Verlag, 1919. Vollständige Ausgabe im Ganzfranz-Handeinband der Zeit: Ganzleder / Leder / Gldr / Ldr im Format 18 x 24,5 cm mit Ganzgoldschnitt, dekorierter Rückentitel in Goldprägung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, handgestochenem Kopfband sowie Liniendekoration der Deckel. Etwa 100 Seiten, ohne Zählung, mit sehr vielen farbigen Abbildungen und einem Druckvermerk am Ende des Buches: \"Goethes Tagebuch 1810 mit Steinzeichnungen von Rudolf Großmann wurde im Auftrag des Phantasus-Verlags 1919 in der Offizin von Dr C. Wolf & Sohn zu München in einer einmaligen numerierten Auflage von 220 Exemplaren gedruckt. Die Herausgabe wurde besorgt von Georg Martin Richter und Curt Moreck. Dieses Exemplar erhielt die Nummer III\", signiert von Rudolf Grossmann. - Mit dabei die Original-Flügelmappe, enthaltend eine signierte Original-Bleistiftzeichnung, Titelblatt und 25 ebenfalls signierte Blätter von Rudolf Grossmann - \"Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können.\" Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Lederhandband, Lederausgabe, Lederband, Bibliophilie, Handeinband, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei / Buchkunst im 20.Jahrhundert, illustrierte Bücher, Weimarer Klassik. - Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung; weitere Fotos s.Nr.21168! Versand D: 5,90 EUR Lederhandband, Lederausgabe, Lederband, Bibliophilie, Handeinband, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei / Buchkunst im 20.Jahrhundert, illustrierte Bücher, Weimarer Klassik

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        Schutzhaft. Erlebnisse vom 7. bis 20. März 1919 bei den Berliner Ordnungstruppen. Mit Umschlagzeichnung von George Grosz.

      Berlin im Malik Verlag . Erste Ausgabe. 1919 - 8° ( 21,5 x 14,2 cm). Illustrierte Originalbroschur mit 16 Seiten und einer Titelillustration von G. Grosz (diese auf dem Umschlag wiederholt). Der Umschlag sehr schön kräftig. Im unteren Falz ca. 8 cm, im unteren ca. 3cm eingerissen. Nur das Titelblatt und das erste Textblatt mit kleinen Fleckchen, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. Gutes Exemplar. Raabe 120, 2. -- Auf der Titelrückseite mit dem gedrucktem Vermerk: Diese Broschüre erscheint statt Nr. 2 der Halbmonatsschrift "Die Pleite" deren Redaktion infolge meiner Schutzhaft nicht abgeschlossen werden konnte. Am Textende eine Nachschrift von Wieland Herzfelde. M12254 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carrousels et Baraques.

      4to. Original cream buckram-backed pictorial white boards with original crimson ribbon to fore-edge; containing 3 unstitched quires (pp. 4; 12; 8, as issued), printed on handmade paper, with engraved text and illustration printed in grey together with 6 fine wood-engravings printed in colour on China paper, each mounted-at-large on cream card, and housed within a folder at the rear; an exceptionally fresh copy, both internally and externally, with all the plates in immaculate condition. First edition, limited edition. One of only 110 numbered copies on papier de Chine, of which this is example number 87. Forty additional copies were issued with the text vignettes coloured by hand. Edgard Tytgat (1879-1957) was a Belgian painter, printmaker, etcher and watercolorist who illustrated many books including Little Red Riding Hood and The Magic Flute. He studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels where he forged friendships with other future artists including Rik Wouters and Fernand Verhaegen. His style is impressionist, often described as naïve, and is imbued with a gentle poetry. In his preface to this work Tytgat recalls his fond memories of local village fairs in his homeland: "Pour mieux sentir les charmes dans les moeurs et les coutumes de son pays, il faut en être exilé. Ainsi mes quatre années véçues à Londres, me font miroiter en souvenirs, toutes les étincelles des perles sur le velour noir et des petites glaces aux mille et un reflets ornant les carrousels et baraques de mon village...".

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        Die [anderen unbekannten] Venezianischen Epigrammen.

      8vo., (210 ? 138 mm), pp. 57, [1]; printed in red and blue; uncut in the original publisher?s boards.Limited edition (500 copies printed, this being no. 3), designed by Leopold Fuchs, after which the types were destroyed. This copy contains 53 original colour illustrations, (finished to varying degrees), some of them erotic, one below each epigram, by the Expressionist artist Erich Büttner, who has also removed the title-page (noting on the stub: ?Was einst der Herr von Goethe bewitzelt hat nun ein Maler ausgekritzelt?, quasi ?What once Goethe poked fun at a painter has now scribbled out?), decorated the endpapers and painted over the covers. A pencil note, by Büttner, below the colophon reveals that this copy was made as a Christmas present for the bibliophile Emil Tuchmann in 1927. Büttner (1889-1936) was a member of the Berlin Secession, producing portraits of fellow artists George Grosz, Lovis Corinth, Arno Holz, and Heinrich Zille. He also designed book plates, notably Albert Einstein?s in 1917. Rodenberg, Deutsche Pressen, p. 408 (the first of Banas & Dette?s ?Hölderlin-Drucke?, 1919-22).

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        British Economic Mission to Serbia. Technological Section. General Report.

      Foolscap folio. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt ('Confidential - Advance Copy'); many parts of typed carbon-copied reports, several with signature of the Llewellyn at the end, others signed by other members of the mission, with one ink and wash plate of locomotives, three large folding maps in ink and watercolour, one large folding colour-printed lithographic map of the of mining activities in Yugoslavia, two statistical folding tables, photographic illustrations of agricultural machinery of three leaves, one plate of sections of sewage drains, 6 plates of river ports and depictions of the rail-river transport interface and a large folding plan of Split and surroundings; only light wear to binding, endpapers a bit browned, a few short marginal tears to folds of the maps, otherwise in very good condition. This unique, impressive tome was compiled after the First World War in order to assess the damage and explore the possibilities of the reconstruction and development of Serbia and its neighbouring countries, which were to form Yugoslavia. 'The Mission was sent in two contingents, of which the first had already returned, the object of the Mission being to investigate commercial conditions generally in Serbia and also reconstruction problems in engineering and public works, transportation, agriculture, timber, mining, town-planning, and sanitation. The official members of the Mission included no direct representative of any specific business interest. The first contingent of the Mission was, however, accompanied in an unofficial capacity by a representative of the Levant Company and a representative of the Associated British Manufacturers. The Mission was not intended to take the place of private initiative, but it is affording any facilities in its power to representatives in Serbia of British firms ... The Economic Mission to Serbia was sent out in two contingents. The first contingent consisted of (1) Mr. E. C. D. Rawlins, Commercial Secretary for Serbia and Greece; (2) Lieutenant-Colonel C. E. Jordan Bell, R.E., War Office; (3) Mr. F. A. Llewellyn, Office of Works; (4) Mr. W. Trask, nominated by the Federation of British Industries. This contingent was accompanied in an unofficial capacity by ... Mr. A. E. Tabor, of the Levant Company, and Captain T. G. Mapplebeck, of the Associated British Manufacturers. The second contingent consists of (1) Mr. F. A. Llewellyn, Office of Works; (2) Captain E. C. Foot, Forestry Corps of Canadian Army; (3) Mr. G. E. Farrar, Office of Works; (4) Mr. C. L. K. Foot, ex-Manager of Government Stock Farm at Alington; (5) Mr. F. H. Cerrito, Office of Works; and (6) Mr. G. W. Tully, Office of Works (Scottish Branch). Mr. Rawlins was in charge of the Mission attached to it. Mr. F. A. Llewellyn has since been in charge' (Sir H. Greenwood in Hansard, 15 July 1919 vol. 118 cc186-8). Not much else is recorded about that British mission, apart from the cornucopia of information presented here on the economics, infrastructure, ethnic mix, as well as spas, nutrition and food production, topography, navigability of rivers, the increased responsibility of women in the workplace and a British assessment of the psyche ('temperament') of the inhabitants. .

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        România Cu Noile Frontiere Admise De Congresul De La Paris Si Numirele Românesti Ale Tuturor Localitatilor La Scara 1:1.000.000 De General Ctin Teodorescu si Dr. Yasile Merutiu Profesor. 1919.':.

      - Farblithographie v. Constantin Teodorescu u. Yasile Merutiu b. Institutul De Arte Grafice "Luceafarul" Bucuresti, dat. 1919, 85 x 63 Zeigt Rümanien in den Grenzen nach der Pariser Friedenskonferenz 1919. - Oben links Titelkartusche mit dem rumänischen Wappen und der rumänischen Flagge. - Am Kartenrand Stadtpläne von Bukarest (Bucuresti), Hermannstadt (Sibiu), Klausenburg (Cluj Napoca), Kronstadt (Brasov), Cern?u?i (Czernowitz) und Chisinau (Moldawien). - Unten links Legende.

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        BUNNYBOROUGH

      - ALDIN,CECIL. BUNNYBOROUGH. London: Humphrey Milford [1919]. Large 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, rear cover faded else VG+. This is a most fabulous large format picture book about a family of humanized rabbits and their animal friends. Featuring 16 rich color plates on heavy stock, pictorial title and pictorial endpapers. A great picture book, extremely scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anne of Green Gables

      viii, 429, 4, 4 pp. 8vo. Sea foam green cloth, gilt titles, portrait of Anne mounted on front board. Frontispiece & 7 plates by M.A. & W.A.J. Claus. The first book in what has become one of the most popular series for young readers. It inspired a 1919 silent movie adaptation (though this is now considered a lost film), and numerous adaptations since.Keywords: FICTION ANNE OF GREEN GABLES CHILDREN CLASSICS NOVEL 6th printing of the first American edition, printed just five months after the first printing. Not to be confused with the (much later) deluxe edition which shares the same binding design, but includes illustrations by Elizabeth R. Withington. Boards lightly soiled, front hinge loosening, frontispiece loose. We have left these flaws untreated so that repairs may be made at the discretion of the buyer, but this volume can easily be restored to near fine condition. Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1908. 6th Printing. Very Good/No Jacket. Claus, M.A. & W.A.J..

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        The Turtles of New England.

      Boston: Society of Natural History, . First edition. 1919 - Pp. (2), 325-431; 16 full page plates (14 of which are fine chromolithographs finished by hand-coloring, 2 black-and-white photo plates). Recent one-half green goat-skin morocco leather with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in two panels on the spine, over light green English marbled boards, and with matching marbled endpapers with the original pale green printed wrappers bound in at the rear, lg 4to (12 x 9 3/4 inches). Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History, volume 8, no. 3. A very rare work issued in a limited edition of only a few hundred copies subsidized by a grant from the Gurdon Saltonstall Fund. Most copies of the original printing were sold by subscription to libraries, museums, or government institutions. Very few copies were made available to the general public. From the private research library of Kraig Adler with his pencil annotation on the front endpaper, small number on the title page, and ink signature on the front wrapper. The original printed wrappers bound in at the rear show light browning, the blank side of the final color plate is soiled, the entire text and all fine color plates are very bright and clean; a near fine copy in a very attractive period one-half leather binding.

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        Mountain Warfare. Memoria Technica. Derajat, October 1919.

      Lahore: Civil & Military Gazette, 1919 - Duodecimo. Wire-stitched in the original printed grey card wraps. 26 pages. Wraps just a little rubbed, touch of foxing at the fore-edge, very good. First and only edition, apparently unrecorded. Remarkable pocket aide memoire for officers covering all aspects of campaigning on the frontiers; on the march, in camp, foraging, "Destruction of Villages", "Intercommunication between O.P. and Artillery", "Aeroplane Co-operation". Ownership inscription inked to the upper panel of the wraps; "Please return to Hector Campbell, Guides". Hector Campbell was educated at Haileybury College and Sandhurst. His entry in Who Was Who sketches out his career: 'Entered Army, 1897; Captain, 1906; Major, 1915; Lieut-Colonel, 1921; Colonel, 1925; Brigadier, 1931; with 1st Gordon Highlanders during Tirah Expedition, 1897–98, present at action of Dargai (medal and 2 clasps); China Expeditionary Force, 1900 (medal); European War, 1914–18, Egypt, Gallipoli, Egypt and Palestine (despatches twice, 1914–15 Star, two medals, DSO); Military Adviser-in-Chief, Indian States Forces, 1931–34; retired 1934'. [This borrowed from Richard Ford, revise]. Some corrections, and annotations to the text, particularly in the section on the destruction of villages. Small snap-shot photograph of ?Campbell loosely inserted. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Some Reflexions Seamanlike and Otherwise on the Loss of the Titanic

      London: printed for Private Circulation Only, 1919. First Edition, #8 of 25 copies. 34, [1]pp. Blue wrapppers, split at inner margin of the upper wrapper. Laid into a quarter brown morocco slipcase and chemise. First Edition, #8 of 25 copies. 34, [1]pp. The text for this, one of T.J. Wise's privately printed pamphlets, is from the English Review for May,1912. Conrad attacks the U.S. Senate inquiry into the Titanic disaster. Cagle A28; Keating 173; Wise 38

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        La Montre "Chinoise". Introduction sur L'Horometrie et le Systeme cosmologique des Chinois par Leopold de Saussure. Puvrage orne de 33 planches hors texte en noir et en couleurs et de 245 figures dans le texte. [Relations de l'Horologerie suisse avec la Chine]

      Neuchatel: Attinger Freres, - n.d. [1919.] xiii,272pp. With a colour frontis. & many illus. Printed wrappers. Front & rear cover sunned & stained. Edge of covers splited. Joint of front cover sl.torn & rubbed. Sl.spoted on spine. All edges sunned. Book shop label on front ep. All pages unopened. Some pages sunned. 29.5x23cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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