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      London: William Heinemann,, 1919. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914?-1917. Octavo. Original midnight-blue cloth, title in silver to the spine and to the front board together with a large block of Endurance stuck in the ice, publisher's device in blind to lower board. Colour frontispiece and 87 half-tone plates, folding map at the rear. Head and tail of the spine slightly crumpled, a little whitened on the spine edges and joints, corners a touch bumped, later ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, evenly browned as usual, the oft-encountered tear to the map-stub professionally repaired , but a far better copy than is usual, the cloth bright, hinges and text-block remaining tight, a highly desirable copy. First edition, first impression. "The failure of Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition to even reach the Antarctic continent, much less to cross it via the South Pole, has become the great polar success story of the twentieth century" (Books on Ice). Shackleton embarked in 1914 on the Endurance to make the first traverse of the Antarctic continent; a journey of some 1800 miles from sea to sea. But 1915 turned into an unusually icy year in Antarctica; after drifting trapped in the ice for nine months, the Endurance was crushed in the ice on October 27. "Shackleton now 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" (DNB). Amazingly, all members of the Endurance party survived the ordeal, attributing their survival to Shackleton's exceptional leadership qualities. In recent years, this factor has led to the re-interpretation of the book in terms of a leadership and man-management manual, and several influential attempts have been made to distil from the narrative the underlying principles of Shackleton's command in order that they might be applied more widely. As Apsley Cherry-Garrard remarked in Worst Journey in the World; "For a joint scientific and geographical piece of organization, give me Scott; for a Winter Journey, Wilson; for a dash to the Pole and nothing else, Amundsen; and if I am in the devil of a hole and want to get out of it, give me Shackleton every time.

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        Manuscrit autographe complet de la partition de l'adaptation musicale de Ja EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Chinon - Ruhr: S.n., 1919. Fine. S.n., Chinon - Ruhr 1919-1923, 35x27,5cm, relié. - Autograph manuscript signed and dated 31 pages, complete with further manuscript score indications of the hand of Jacques Benoist-Méchin related to music and the way the author intends his work to be performed. Bound in full carton Italian mouse, smooth spine silent cardboard cream, integrated with contreplats laces, contemporary binding. Rare manuscript in good condition. Provenance: the archives of Jacques Benoist-Méchin. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe signé et daté de 31 pages, complet, comportant outre la partition manuscrite des indications de la main de Jacques Benoist-Méchin se rapportant à la musique et la manière dont l'auteur entend que son oeuvre soit interprétée. Reliure en plein cartonnage à l'italienne souris, dos lisse muet de cartonnage crème, lacets intégrés aux contreplats, reliure de l'époque. Rare manuscrit en bon état de conservation. Provenance : archives de Jacques Benoist-Méchin.

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        Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography

      Boston and New York; Houghton Mifflin Company 1919 - 8vo., green cloth lettered in gilt. First edition, first printing. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To Senator Elihu Root, with many thanks for his kindness, from William Roscoe Thayer, Cambridge: September 30, 1919," on the half-title page; Thayer acknowledged Root in the preface and discussed his relationship with Roosevelt throughout the volume. ---- The recipient, Elihu Root, who served as secretary of war and secretary of state under McKinley and Roosevelt, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1912. Roosevelt told his Harvard classmate and intimate friend Thayer that "Root is the greatest intellectual force in American life since Lincoln." A compelling presentation copy. A wonderful association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Boîte à Joujoux ballet pour enfants

      Éditions Durand & Fils 1919 - Paris, Éditions Durand & Fils, 1919, e. o. - Broché, format à l’italienne, 23,5 cm x 31,5 cm, 49 pages – Texte et ills couleur au pochoir de André Hellé, musique de Claude Debussy – Dos restauré ; il manque un rabat sur la quatrième de couv. sinon très bon état – Le premier livre d’André Hellé ; chef d’œuvre ! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Applied Art

      - A collection of designs showing the tendencies of american industrial art. Volume one. Fifty plates.New York, F. K. Ferenz, 1919.Folio mayor, 350 x 275 mm. Ejemplar en rama con carpeta de protección. 50 láminas.Perfecto estado de conservación. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      Hermann A. Wiechmann Verlag München,, 1919,. - 7 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 sogenannt 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. Sollten S Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        26 Bände. Mitteilungen der [später "aus der"] Staatsforstverwaltung Bayerns. Herausgegeben vom Königlichen Staatsministerium der Finanzen, Ministerial-Forstabteilung

      (ab 1919 vom Bayerischen Staatsministerium der Finanzen, ab 1937 vom Bayerischen Ministerpräsidenten Landesforstverwaltung, ab 1951 vom Bayer. Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten, Ministerialabteilung), München.. . 26 Bände. Mitteilungen der [später "aus der"] Staatsforstverwaltung Bayerns. Herausgegeben vom Königlichen Staatsministerium der Finanzen, Ministerial-Forstabteilung (ab 1919 vom Bayerischen Staatsministerium der Finanzen, ab 1937 vom Bayerischen Ministerpräsidenten Landesforstverwaltung, ab 1951 vom Bayer. Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten, Ministerialabteilung), München. Jahrgänge Heft 2 bis 27 komplett (1901 bis 1952), mit Heft 11, der bei CH Beck erschienene Sondernummer "Forsteinrichtungs-Anweisung". 1913 wurde die Reihe umbenannt in "Forststatistische Jahresberichte der bayer. Staatsforstverwaltung". Von den Bänden bis 1913 enthalten lediglich 2 der vorhandenen Jahrgängen längere Texte, Bd. 3 (Instruktion zur Ermittlung der Entschädigung für Staatswaldgrund zum Eisenbahnbau) und 10 (Forstarbeiter-Statistik), heißt es im Vorwort von Bd. 16. Bis Heft 19 im Selbstverlag der Behörde, Heft 20 bei Veduka AG, München, Heft 21 Manz Vlg., ab Heft 22 nur mehr ein Druckvermerk (Universitätsbuchdruckerei Wolf, München). Je 8°, bis Heft 17 (1926) in Halbleinwand mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung gebunden, dann kartoniert, bis Heft 15 (1913) statistisches Material auf teils aufklappbaren Tafeln bzw. normalen Seiten, danach Text. Zustand: Einbände berieben, staubig und teils fleckig, Blöcke und Schnitte partiell stockfleckig (obere Schnitte immer), partiell mit Abreibungen der obrsten Papierschicht am Einband (unten angegeben) Stempel auf Titeleien oder Vorsätzen oder Einbänden, kartonierte Ausgaben lichtrandig, sonst, wenn nicht unten anders angegeben, in gutem Zustande. Die Einbände partiell mit leichten Lagerschäden, die Blöcke schön. Jahrgang 1901 (Heft 2, 164 Seiten, eine schöne ausklappbare Karte, hier der Einband mit montiertem Rückenschildchen), 1903 (Heft 3, 112 Seiten), 1904 (4. Heft, 138 Seiten), 1905 (5. Heft, 130 Seiten), 1906 (6. Heft, 139 Seiten, bestossen), 1907 (7. Heft, 122 Seiten, Einband mit Abreibung), 1908 (8. Heft, 193 Seiten, Einband mit Abreibungen), 1909 (9. Heft, 207, Zustand wie vor), 1910 (Heft 10, Forstarbeiter-Statistik, 157 Seiten und 5 Tafeln), 1910 (Heft 11, Sondernummer bei CH Beck erschienen, Forsteinrichtungs-Anweisung, 141 Seiten, eine Tafel, hier in Halbleinen mit Rückenschild, Einband stärker fleckig und mit Abreibung, kleine Läsur am Rücken oben), 1910 (Heft 12, 215 Seiten), 1911 (Heft 13, 235 Seiten), 1912 (Heft 14, 273 Seiten), 1913 (Heft 15, 164 Seiten), 1925 (Heft 16, 209 Seiten, enthält die Texte "Waldbauliche Grundsätze und Vorschriften für den Pfälzerwald" und "Die Douglasfichte in Bayern" von Dr. Harrer), 1926 (Heft 17, 142 Seiten, Tafeln, enthält Texte zum Thema "Aus dem forstlichen Versuchswesen Bayerns", hervorzuheben der Text "Standortbedingungen der Durchforstungsversuche im Sachsenriederforst" eines Gustav Krauss), 1926 (Heft 18, 114 Seiten, enthält "Die Bedeutung der Gesamtwuchsleistung an Baumholzmasse für die Beurteilung der Standorts- und Bestandsgüte"), 1928 (Heft 19, 99 Seiten, s-w-Tafeln, enthält 2 Texte), 1929 (Heft 20, 89 Seiten, enthält einen Text zum Betriebsverband Unterhausen und einen Text zum Frankenwald), 1930 (Heft 21, 105 Seiten, Tafeln, 2 Texte: "Der Windwurf 1920 im Forstamt Breitenthal und die Wiederaufforstung" von Wopfner und "Geschichte des Ebersberger Forstes" von K. Mantel), 1937 (Heft 22, 118 Seiten, Tafeln, ein Text über "Das Auftreten der Fohleneule in Mittelfranken 1928-1931"), 1937 (Heft 23, 166 Seiten, Text "Die Stammsäule der Fichtenbestockung" von Rohmeder), 1939 (Heft 24, 153 Seiten, Tafeln, beiliegende Schaubilder und Karten, enthält "Auszug aus dem Betriebswerk für die staatlichen Rheinauwaldungen der Pfalz nach dem Stand von 1935, bearbeitet im Forsteinrichtungsreferat des Regierungsforstamtes Pfalz"), 1939 (Heft 25, 137 Seiten, Tafeln, enthält "Der ländliche Kleinwaldbesitz in der Haus- und Dorfwirtschaft des Oberpfälzer Grenzgebirges" von G. Ferst), 1951 (Heft 26, 194 Seiten, enthält 4 Texte, hervorzuheben die 67seitige Arbeit: "Aus der Waldgeschichte der schlechtwüchsigen Kieferngebiete der Bayerischen Oberpfalz und Oberfrankens vom ausgehenden Mittelalter bis zum Dreißigjährigen Krieg" eines Dr. Ernst), 1952 (Heft 27, 169 Seiten, Tafeln, enthält 2 Texte zum Bayerischen Wald und "Das forstlich-pflanzengeographische Waldbild des Nürnberger Reichswaldes jetzt und in der Vergangenheit").

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        L’esercito per la rinascita delle terre liberate: il ripristino delle arginature dei fiumi del Veneto: dalla Piave al Tagliamento: dicembre 1918-aprile 1919; L’esercito per la rinascita delle terre liberate: il ripristino della viabilità, ponti e strade: novembre 1918-giugno 1919.

      Stabilimento tipo-litografico militare, Bologna. 1919 - Ottimi esemplari con dedica (fatata e firmata) dell’autore ad entrambe i volumi. Quello del rifacimento degli argini era un compito vasto e complesso perché implicava altre attività inevitabilmente connesse: sgombero e risanamento dei campi di battaglia, sistemazione dei ponti e delle strade, ripristino dei fabbricati di carattere pubblico (municipi, chiese), costruzione e messa in opera di baracche per servizi pubblici, riattivazione di opifici ed officine, di fornaci e segherie, di magazzini idraulici per il rifornimento di acqua potabile. Tutte le opere sono largamente rappresentate nel ricco apparato iconografico e compaiono sul teatro dei lavori i superiori, che sia il generale Traniello capo del 3° Ufficio Lavori, o il Presidente del Magistrato alle Acque una cui visita sul Piave, nel marzo ‘19, viene testimoniata da un paio di immagini. Il secondo volume tratta del Triveneto e spesso sono ritratti paesi e valli raramente rappresentate ( Val Cortella e Val Cismon, ecc.). Ottima qualità tipografica con ricchezza carte ripiegate ed eccellente conservazione. Rara da trovarsi completa dei due volumi. Formato: 2 v. (157 p., [10] c. di tav. ripieg., [74] c. di tav.; 395 p., [14] c. di tav. ripieg.), 32 cm, tela. Ottimo.

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        Le paquebot Tenacity.

      - Trois actes. Avec 12 bois hors-texte dessinés et gravés par Frans Masereel. Genf, Éditions du Sablier 1919. Mit 12 ganzseitigen Orig.-Holzschnitten. Kl.-8°. 148 S., 3 Bl. Orig.-Broschur. Umschlagentwurf von F. Masereel. Erste Ausgabe. - Eins von 35 römisch nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf »Papier Vergé Ingres d'Arches« (Gesamt: 806 Expl.). - Mit eigenhändiger Signatur des Verfassers und eigenhändiger Widmung des Künstlers. - Vorms C 12. - v. d. Gabelentz C 21. - Ritter C a) 12. - Ganz vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Rudyard Kipling's Verse

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1919. Inclusive Edition 1885-1918. 3 volumes, octavo. Original vellum, gilt lettered spines, two-line gilt border on sides, Kipling's monogram within a floriate oval in centre of each front cover, top edges gilt, untrimmed. Housed in custom-made red cloth chemises and red quarter morocco slipcases. Title pages printed in red and black. A few chemises split at seams. An excellent set. First UK edition, first impression, de luxe limited issue of 100 sets numbered and signed by Kipling. "[This edition] was brought together at [the publisher, Frank N. Doubleday's] suggestion after much talk. It was to be tried out in the USA and if successful republished in England... The idea of the book was born at Brown's Hotel in February 1919. [Doubleday] argued that it must be complete 'W.D.T.', [Kipling] said what do you mean by W.D.T. to which [Doubleday] replied 'The Whole Damn Thing'. The edition was always called after that The W.D.T." (Richards). This London edition followed the American by one month but includes an extra poem: "Mowgli's Song".

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      - GAZE,HAROLD. THE CHEWG-UM-BLEWG-UM. Melbourne, Aukland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington and London: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, [1919]. 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), [30]p., wraps, color plate on cover, string tie, faint corner stain on cover else near Fine. Illustrated by Gaze with 2 tipped-in color plates (plus color plate on cover repeated in-text), 1 tipped-in black and white plate and 8 pen and ink drawings in-text all featuring a koala, a fairy and a strange animal with the body of an emu and a camel's head. The story is told in verse. This is one of 3 titles in the Mite Merry Series. Gaze was born in New Zealand and except for a short stint at art school in London, he was largely self-taught. He eventually moved to Pasadena where he did some work for the Disney Studio. Although he didn't illustrate a large number of books his work is distinctive and wonderful. Holden in Golden Age p. 80 notes about the books in this series that "by Australian standards these titles were milestones in the history of children's book production. Their large quarto format and pleasing typography and layout were indicative of the publisher's understandable enthusiasm and belief that a major new talent had arrived." Marcie Muir notes that "After Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, the artist who dominated the fairy genre in Australian children's books was Harold Gaze " (Hist. Aust. Child. Bks. p77). See Muir Bib. 2699 This is a great copy of a rare book. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Collected Poems of?

      London: Martin Secker, 1919. First edition, number 135 of 200 copies, signed by the author. Printed on Japon vellum. 126 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's blue boards, paper spine label. Fine. First edition, number 135 of 200 copies, signed by the author. Printed on Japon vellum. 126 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        La Vie et l??uvre de Pierre-Auguste Renoir. DELUXE Edition

      Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1919 Deluxe Edition limited in 100 copies on Japon Imperial. Bound in red leather with the original soft cover and spine well preserved. With 2 sets of prints one in Japon and one in Arches wove; each set contains: one Original Etching of Renoir : 'Baigneuse assise', (Delteil 11) , with the Renoir stamped signature, 50 heliogravures, and one lithograph in color after Renoir. Very Good. Pictures on request. Ref: Monod 9641.

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        79th Division Headquarters Troop: A Record

      [N.p.] Privately printed,, [1919]. Tall quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to front board gilt, edges uncut. Frontispiece with vignettes in the text by Frank E. Horn. Tips slightly bumped and extremities a little rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. The authors served in the 79th Division during the First World War (a unit of the US Army, created in 1917). After combat in France during the First World War, it earned the nickname "Cross of Lorraine", and for several months in 1919 the authors co-edited a troop newspaper called The Lorraine Cross. Laid-in is a typed letter signed from Cain to a fellow American, who had served in the Red Cross in France in 1919; it is dated 18 April 1976. Cain mentions The Lorraine Cross and the 79th Division, and he concludes: "I don't drive a car any more, it being unanimously agreed I could not only break my own neck but perhaps 25 others, on account of a tricky heart, but if you do, we can go to lunch and reminisce." This book precedes what is generally regarded as Cain's first book, Our Government, by 11 years. Scarce.

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        Mr. Standfast

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1919, 1919. Advance proof copy. 8vo. Publisher's original plain brown wraps, slightly spotted with minor edgewear. Internally clean, unifom light toning to page block. A most unusual and scarce advance proof copy of Mr. Standfast, one of Buchan's scarcer Richard Hannay stories. Protected by a tailor-made brown cloth clamshell case. The secret agent Hannay has also been acknowledged by author Ian Fleming as an inspiration for his own spy Commander James Bond [Gilbert, page 616].

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        The Sleeping Beauty Together with Cinderella Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London: William Heinemann, 1919 and 1920., 1919. FIRST RACKHAM ILLUSTRATED EDITIONS. 2 volumes, large octavo. Tipped-in colour frontispiece to each volume and numerous black and white silhouettes and three-toned illustrations. Elegantly bound in full red and green oasis morocco with gilt decoration to the spine, five raised bands, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. A little spotting to the half-title of Sleeping Beauty else clean, fine copies without creases to the vulnerable colour plates. The pair are held in a protective cloth slipcase with fleece lining. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Cinderella Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London, William Heinemann, 1919., 1919. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Slim quarto with mounted colour plate, and numerous silhouettes and three tone illustrations. Elegantly bound in full mid-green oasis morocco with gilt panelled spine, tooled raised bands, gilt borders with cornerpoints, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed; with publisher's original pictorial endpapers and upper board and spine bound in. A near fine copy in a handsome recent binding.

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        The Sleeping Beauty Together with Cinderella Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London: William Heinemann, 1919 and 1920., 1919. FIRST RACKHAM ILLUSTRATED EDITIONS. 2 volumes, large octavo. Tipped-in colour frontispiece to each volume and numerous black and white silhouettes and three-toned illustrations. Elegantly bound in full red and green oasis morocco with gilt decoration to the spine, five raised bands, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. A little spotting to the half-title of Sleeping Beauty else clean, fine copies without creases to the vulnerable colour plates. The pair are held in a protective cloth slipcase with fleece lining. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        1919 China Photo Album - HONG KONG - RACE TRACK - Wharf Market - Customs and WWI Celebrations

      Hong Kong 1919 - China Photograph Album - Hong Kong Wharf Market and Race Track - Custom and Celebration - also Capturing an Historic Moment - End of World War I in 1919. Hong Kong, 1919. Album of 75 original photographs immediately following the First World War, taken by an officer of the British Armed Forces in Hong Kong. Photographs vary in size, the smallest being 1.75 x 2.5 cm, and the largest being 4.25 x 6 inches. Oblong octavo album, brown cloth boards, 6.5 x 10 inches, vivid blue cardstock leaves. Exterior wear and minor aging, otherwise in Very Good Condition, a pleasing album of unusual scenes. Chinese custom is captured in photographs of a wharf market, women feeding their infants, a small sampan or canopied boat, civilians resuming their normal routine, and many celebrating peace. Officers of the regiment are seen in a parade, at a funeral, and enjoying the Chinese horse racing tradition at a large race track, and finally enjoying some leisure time. One of the barracks consists of straw thatched huts. Photographs of the city's post war celebrations serve to date the album. In particular, a banner reads "28th June 1919" in recognition of the Treaty of Versailles is mounted on a colonial building which also bears the insignia of the League of Nations, having just been founded at the Paris Peace Conference. Compiled by an officer of the Royal Scots Infantry Regiment, stationed in Hong Kong, this album contains some unique scenes, beginning with a view of Queen Street where flags of America, Japan, France, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and others, celebrate collaboration, and the phrase "VICTORY AND PEACE" flank the adjacent hillside for all to see.

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        Aujourd'hui. Musique, poemes, dessins, proses. Revue des Valeurs nouvelles paraissant quatre fois l'an

      Paris: A La Belle Edition 1919 - Erstausgabe; OBrosch. mit Silberprägung, nummeriertes Exemplar (Nr. 31 von insgesamt 399 St.), 22,5 x 29 cm, etwa 46 Seiten mit weiteren Zeichnungen von A. Lhote, R. Duffy, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Van Dongen, André Derain, 1 eingelegter Farbdruck, Texte von Louis Aragon, Andre Breton, Jean Cocteau, Max C. Jakob, Jules Romains, Raymond Radiguet, Pierre Reverdy u.a. Musik von Georges Auric und Louis Durey. Vorderdeckel mit Verlust eingerissen, Hinterdeckel fehlt, Beilage mit Farbdruck an den Rändern abgerieben, sonst sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in a warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Salome mit dem Haupt Johannes des Täufers" originale Kohlezeichnung ca.58x39cm rechts unten signiert und datiert "1919 / XII"

      - Das ausdrucksstarke Blatt an den Rändern mit kleineren Läsuren und im dekorativen und blattvergoldeten Rahmen (80x59cm) hinter Glas gerahmt. [Wohl unter dem Einfluß der Oper Salome von Richard Strauß entstandene Zeichnung, die später auch noch als Gemälde ausgeführt wurde. Die junge Tochter des Herodes mit einem Pfauenfederschurz bekleidet und reich mit Schmuck behängt kniet in tänzerischer Pose in ekstatisch gesteigerter Mimik vor dersilbernen Schüssel mit dem Haupt des Johannes. Theatralisch beleuchtet, mit weit geöffneten Augen, entrücktem Blick und verzerrt geöffnetem Mund. ]

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      Friedrich Dehne Verlag 1919 - Grafikmappe "Rhythmen" mit 10 (von 10) jeweils hansignierte Lithographien, in grauer dekorierter Faltmappe (47,5 x 39 cm), Friedrich Dehne Verlag, Leipzig 1919. Mappe beidseitig etwas fleckig, Blätter durchweg sauber und von guter Erhaltung. zum Werk Mit seinem zweiten Mappenwerk "Rhythmen" greift Ludwig von Hofmann erneut das bereits für die vierzehn Jahre zuvor erschienene Mappe "Tänze" maßgebliche Thema des bewegten Körpers auf, um es durch die inzwischen entwickelten künstlerischen Mittel zu vertiefen. Auf den zehn Blättern entfaltet Hofmann figurative Gefüge, die in ihren übergreifenden Strukturen den einzelnen Körper übersteigen, durch den sie zugleich getragen werden. Vor dem Hintergrund der Eurhythmie fungiert der Körper hier nicht als Mittel eines subjektiven Ausdruckstanzes, sondern tritt - dem namensgebenden Titel der Mappe entsprechend - als Medium einer übergeordneten, daseinsbestimmenden Rhythmik in Erscheinung, wodurch dem bewegten menschlichen Körper eine symbolische, auf den geheimnisvollen Sinn des Daseins bezogene Dimension verleihen wird. Daher ist der menschliche Körper bei Hofmann auch nicht - wie dies für den Expressionismus charakteristisch ist - dezentriert oder in Fragmente aufgelöst, sondern er bleibt - der Kunst Hans von Marées' vergleichbar - intakt und wird aufgrund eines neuen metaphysischen Menschenverständnisses gerade in seiner Anthropomorphizität aktiviert. Dies macht den inmitten des Stromes der Moderne als Einzelgänger agierenden Hofmann zu einem klassischen Künstler. "Das Expressive hat mich interessiert, nicht das Expressionistische. Ich fühle mich der Natur gegenüber demütig, will sie nicht vergewaltigen". Ludwig von Hofmann

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        Schlemiel. Jüdische Blätter für Humor und Kunst

      Bln., Welt-Vlg. Alwin Loewenthal 1919/1920.. Jg. 1919/1920. Nr. 1-24. (Komplett!) gr.-8°. (24 x 19 cm.). 322 S. u. Anzeigenbll. Mit zahlr. (tlw. ganzs.) farb. Illustr. v. Menachem u. Uriek Birnbaum, Kurt Pick, L. Meerson, Ludwig Wronkow, Fritz Julin Levi, G. König, E. E. Joel, Julius Kroll, John Höxter, Fritz Kornberg, Jakob Steinhardt, Joseph Schames, Rahel Szalit, Abraham Palukst, David Friedmann, Riwka Strauß. HLn. d. Zt. Einbd. stärker berieben, beschabt und bestoßen, Heft 2 mit großem, geklebten Durchriß (etwas Blattverlust), sonst vor allem im Rand gebräunt und etwas braun- oder fingerfleckig (Titel von Jg 1919, Heft I etwas stärker betroffen). EA Mit literarischen Beitragen u. a. von E. Lasker-Schuler, A. Scholem und A. Silbergleit,

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      1919 - RICKENBACKER, Edward V. FIGHTING THE FLYING CIRCUS. America's Greatest Ace Tells A Wonderful Story. With Maps And A Foreword by Laurence La Tourette Driggs. NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, [1919]. Small 8vo., blue ribbed-cloth, stamped in orage, in the scarce, original dust jacket. First Edition. Author's first book. The story of American World War I Ace fighter pilot, Eddie Rickenbacker and his "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron (#94 U.S. Air Services) putting an end to German von Richthofen's (the Red Baron) Flying Circus squadron. Rickenbacker is America's premier World War I Flying Services ace, with 26 German aircraft shot down and is a Medal of Honor recipient. He was also a race car driver, an automotive designer, and a pioneer in air transportation. Rickenbacker, the long-time head of Eastern Air Lines, died in 1972 at age 82. He was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1967. Signed presentation from Rickenbacker to New York Congressman Daniel Alden Reed, one-time chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee: "With my every best wish, To Hon. Daniel A. Reed, In appreciation of your interest in National defenses and the Air Transport Ind., Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, 1940." Reed was elected to Congress in 1919 and served until his death in 1959. He was the chairman of several influential government committees and agencies. A nice association copy!! Very Good condition (covers nice & bright; contents clean & tight; minor bumping top of spine); few short tears & small nicks & chips along edges & two narrow chips to one edge of the spine (largest chip is a little over 1/2-inch deep) d/j. Copies in the fragile dust jacket are uncommon and, when encountered, are seldom found in nice condition. $1,750.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von 4 Heften und 3 Separater. Zusammen 7 Hefte

      . Verschiedene Auflagen, Verschiedene Verlage und Orte, 1919-1948. Zusammen 184 S., original kartonierte oder broschierte Einbände, (einige Bleistift-Anstreichungen/geringe Gebrauchsspuren). - sonst gute Exemplare / Enthalten: Sonderabdruck "Deutsche Rundschau", herausgegeben von Julius Rodenberg - 40. Jahrgang; Heft 3, Dezember 1913: Neue Bahnen der physikalischen Erkenntnis. Reden zum Antritt des Rektorats an der Friedrich Wilhelm-Universität zu Berlin am 15. Oktober 1913, gehalten von Max Planck (S. 352-361) / Sitzungsberichte der preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften; XXXIII 1919. Öffentliche Sitzung zur Feier des Leibnizischen Jahrestages vom 3. Juli. Ansprache von Max Planck (8 Seiten) / Positivismus und reale Aussenwelt von Max Planck. Vortrag, gehalten am 12. November 1930 im Harnack-Haus der Kaiser Wilhelm-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften (35 Seiten) / Vom Wesen der Willensfreiheit von Dr. Max Planck. Zweite, mit Zusätzen versehene Auflage. Nach einem Vortrag in der Ortsgruppe Leipzig der deutschen Philosophischen Gesellschaft, am 27. November 1936 (34 Seiten) / Die Physik im Kampf um die Weltanschauung. Vortrag , gehalten am 6. März 1935 im Harnack-Haus, Berlin-Dahlem von Dr. Max Planck (32 Seiten) / Religion und Naturwissenschaft. Vortrag, gehalten im Baltikum (mai 1937) von Dr. Max Planck (32 Seiten) / Max Planck "Wissenschaftliche Selbstbiographie", mit einem Bildnis und der von Max von Laue gehaltenen Traueransprache, gehalten am 7. Oktober 1947 (33 Seiten) / 3 Ausgaben mit handschriftlicher Original-Widmung des Verfassers (Max Planck) 1913, 1937 und 1938 / Beiliegen: 2 kleine Papp-Ordner im Schuber mit handschriftlichen Vorlesungsmitschriften aus 1948 bis 1952 zur Naturwissenschaft und Philosophie -

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        Litanies de la rose. Ouvrage illustré et décoré par André Domin.

      Editions René Kieffer, Paris 1919 - in 16 Broché-jaquette rempliée rose. 128 p. Un des 500 ex. sur vélin, après 10 ex. sur Japon et 50 ex. sur Japon avec suite. Chaque page de texte et des 59 sublimes compositions au pochoir d'André Domin sont encadrés d'un entrelacs floral Art Déco gravé sur bois, tirés en or et un ton. La couverture présente une tache ainsi qu'une altération du rose par insolation. Le dos est légèrement gauchi. L'intérieur en parfait état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aphrodite (Ancient Manners), Translated Into English From the French of Pierre Louÿs - Limited Edition of 26 Copies on Japan Vellum, Lettered from A to Z

      Privately Printed (Mitchell Starrett Buck). LEATHER BOUND. B00ZM136FS 1919 limited edition (26 copies) 'Privately Printed' by the translator, Mitchell S. Buck / Nicholas L. Brown (New York), 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches tall red full leather signed Stikeman & Co. bound, ornate gilt ruling to covers and lettering to spine, top page edges gilt, fore and bottom page edges untrimmed, green and red leather front and rear pastedowns ornately tooled in gilt (with Stikeman and Co. in gilt to the bottom of the rear leather pastedown), beige moire endpapers, printed on fine Japan vellum paper, 30 full-page engravings (10 hand-colored) with tissue guards, xx, 269 pp. Bumping to lower tip of front board and upper tip of rear board. Slight rubbing to covers, and moderate edgewear, with a couple of nicks to the fore edge of the front board and wear visible along the spine. A couple of unopened signatures (easily remedied with a playing card). Occasional very slight marginal foxing. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - of this scarce limited edition issue, magnificently bound by the legendary Stikeman and Co. of New York. Identified on the limitations page as Copy I of 26 copies (A - Z) produced on Japan vellum (a fine, thick, glossy paper, made in imitation of vellum, generally, as here, a light tan color, produced in Japan from native fibers that are of relatively great length). The sensuous frontispiece and nine other full-page art nouveau engravings are in this limited edition presented in three versions - in black ink (as given in all other editions), in red ink and hand colored - for a total of 30 engravings, each with tissue guard. Note that this is a heavy and oversized book, so additional postage will be required for international or priority orders. Contact us for links to more than a dozen high-resolution images of this handsome volume, a rarity among early American erotica, especially in such a distinctive binding by the renowned New York firm of Stikeman and Co., founded by Henry Stikeman (d. 1932), and rising to American preeminence as ornate binders in the late nineteenth century. ~DD~ Aphrodite is the first book published by American poet, translator and classical scholar Mitchell S. Buck (1887 - 1959), a translation of the 1896 first novel of the French decadent Pierre Louys, Aphrodite: Moeurs Antiques. The best-selling work of French fiction of its day, Aphrodite is a voluptuous look at courtesan life in ancient Alexandria, telling the story of Chrysis, a courtesan, and the sculptor Demetrios. Buck's translation first appeared in 1913, as here 'privately printed,' probably at the translator's expense. According to Buck's introduction, in this 1919 issue errors were corrected, 'the entire translation carefully revised, and the illustrations added.' It most likely was arranged through former Philadelphia bookseller Nicholas L. Brown, who officially became a publisher in 1916, and thereafter issued most of Buck's output, moving to New York in 1918. Between 1916 and 1932, Brown published small editions of poetry, belles lettres and translations, sometimes without his imprint but stating that the title has been 'issued privately for subscribers' (in order to evade prosecution for dealing in obscene materials). Such classical erotica is very tame by modern standards, but in the teens and twenties such material was policed by self-appointed authorities such as John S. Sumner of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. Sumner and his ilk had success in getting various literary works banned, such as Theodore Dreiser's The Genius (1915) and James Branch Cabell's Jurgen (1919). Pierre Louys (1870 - 1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to 'express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection.' Aphrodite, his first novel, is considered a mixture of both literary excess and refinement, and, numbering at 350,000 copies, was the best selling work by any living French author in his day. Many erotic artists have illustrated Louys's writings, but we have been unable to identify the artist here, who signed the work with a distinctive script 'L.' In his Foreword to Louys's 1932 Collected Works, Buck noted how the times had already changed: 'Unless we are professional reformers, we are no longer shocked, except at tragedy. ... we can, in the main, observe public semi-nudity without rioting. Even the sinister manifestations of sex are known to all who care to read about them. And our physical health and perfection now receive as much, if not more, attention than the ultimate destination of our soul. All of which is a rather encouraging development.' . Good. 1919. First Edition.

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        PORTFOLIO OF 93 LARGE, SILVER-GELATIN-PRINT PHOTOGRAPHS OF PEKING AND THE GOBI DESERT, TAKEN BY AN AMERICAN MARINE SERVING IN CHINA, 1919.; The photographer was one of the famous "Horse Marines" serving under Major E.L. Bigler

      1919. Original photograph album. Portfolio. Very Good. The 93 photographs measure 5.5" x 3.25", except for two smaller ones at 4.5" x 2.5" and two panoramic views measuring 11.5" x 3.5". All are mounted to black cardstock leaves with handwritten captions. The leaves are tattered and chipped, while the photographs are in very good condition. Laid into a cardstock portfolio with printed cover label and ribbon ties. Highlights of Peking include two exceptional, wide-angle, landscape views, along with dozens of closer shots of ancient structures and icons as well as indigenous residents and their activities in 1919. Rare scenes captured deep in the Gobi Desert include nomadic Mongolians and their yurt encampment. Five graphic photographs show capital punishment for petty crimes, including a decapitated head hanging in a tree, and an unsettling war scene of an executed soldier who has been scalped. ~~ The images in this portfolio include: a spectacular and lively funeral procession; statuary on the road to the Ming Tombs; Marco Polo Bridge, built in the Jin Dynasty; views of the Summer Palace; ruins of the old Summer Palace; Temple of Heaven; a caravan of white mourning carts struggling on a muddy road; The Great Wall; Five Pagoda Temple in the Western hills; locals on Hatamen Street; statues of pagan deities; the tomb of a Tibetan Buddhist Lama; Austrian Legation Headquarters; a winter scene in the northern hills; &c.

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        Rütli / Urirotstock. Original Plaket - / Affiche. Farb-Lithographie.

      1919,. 57x76 cm, Farb-Lithographie. Künstler: Colombi. Gerahmt.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        La Danse Macabre

      Chez l'Imprimeur Léon Pichon 5, rue Christine, à Paris, Paris 1919 - [Danse macabre]. Édition originale (Éo). 1/420 exemplaires sur vergé à la cuve, numérotés de 71 à 490. [351]. Vingt gravures sur bois par Hermann-Paul [Le tirage de cet album a été achevé le vingt-cinq Novembre Mil neuf cent dix-neuf, sur les presses de l'Imprimeur Léon Pichon, et limité à Quatre cent quatre-vingt-dix exemplaires numérotés] broché, couverture rempliée illustrée en noir [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Wild Swans at Coole

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1919. Octavo. Original pale blue boards, titles and decoration designed by Sturge Moore to spine and front. With the dust jacket. Paper slightly tanned and crinkled at spine and extremities, tiny rubbing to corners, faint tanning and cockling internally, but a very good copy in jacket that is tanned to spine and extremities, and with very small chips to ends and corners. First US edition, first printing, in the very scarce jacket, of one of Yeats's major poetry collections, the title first printed by the Cuala Press in 1917, then expanded two years later and published thus in the same year in England and the US. In addition to incorporating the twenty-nine poems first published in the Cuala Press edition of the same name, this edition of Wild Swans At Coole includes the first book appearances of "In Memory of Major Robert Gregory" and "An Irish Airman foresees his Death", two of Yeats's most important poems, both concerning the the death of the son of Lady Augusta Gregory, Yeats's patroness and the owner of Coole Park. The collection also includes the title poem, "The Collar Bone of a Hare", "Upon a Dying Lady", "Phases of the Moon", "The Scholars" and "To A Young Beauty".

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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*

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        LILULI - Illustrations d'apres les bois de Frans Masereel

      Paris: Librairie Ollendorff. Exemplaires No. 40 / 100 sur papier de Chine numerotes.. Very good condition with small lesions to the brochure. One corner cut. / Interieur tres fraiche. Exlibris Maurice Darantiere. With the wonderful woodcuts by Frans Masereel !Very Rare !. Exemplaires No. 40 / 100 sur papier de Chine numerotes. Paris, Librairie Ollendorff, 1919. Octavo. 158 pages. Original Softcover (Broche interime) in Mylar. Very good condition with small lesions to the brochure. One corner cut. / Interieur tres fraiche. Exlibris Maurice Darantiere. With the wonderful woodcuts by Frans Masereel !Very Rare !

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        Der Venuswagen. Eine Sammlung erotischer Privatdrucke mit Original-Graphik. Erste Folge, Bände 1-9 (=Alles Erschienene).

      Berlin, Gurlitt, 1919-20.. 4to. Mit 74 (32 farbigen) Orig.-Graphiken. Orig.-Halbpergamentbände mit geprägtem Rückentitel, rosafarbenem Seidenbezug, goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, 2 Elfenbeinschliessen, Kopfgoldschnitt. In den grünen Orig.-Pappkassetten mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel sowie goldgeprägter Deckelvignette.. Eins von 700 num. Exemplaren. Alle Bände bis auf Band 4 im Colophon vom jeweiligen Künstler handschriftlich signiert. - Dabei: Das Prospektbuch. Herbst 1919. 47 S., 1 Bl. Mit 8 Orig.-Lithographien von Lovis Corinth. Orig.-Halbpergament mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, gedrucktem Deckeltitel und Deckelvignette. - Band 1: Schiller, Friedrich. Der Venuswagen. Ein Gedicht. 1781. Berlin 1919. 33 S., 1 Bl. Mit 8 farbigen Orig.-Lithographien von Lovis Corinth. Exemplar Nr. 48. Hier ohne Deckeltitel und -vignette. - Band 2: Jouy, E. Sappho oder die Lesbierinnen. Berlin 1920. 24 S., 2 Bll. Mit 6 Orig.-Radierungen von Otto Schoff. Exemplar Nr. 208. - Band 3: Pantschatantra. Fabeln aus dem indischen Liebesleben. Berlin 1919. 47 S., 1 Bl. Mit 10 farbigen Orig.-Lithographien von Richard Janthur. Exemplar Nr. 208. - Band 4: Meyer, A. R. Das Aldegrever-Mädchen. Eine Novelle. Berlin 1919. 39 S., 1 Bl. Mit 8 handkolorierten Orig.-Lithographien von Georg Walter Rössner. Exemplar Nr. 208. Im colophon vom Verfasser hs. signiert. - Band 5: De Kock, Henry. Der Mord im Kastanienwäldchen oder Die ereignislose Hochzeitsnacht. Berlin 1919. 51 S., 1 Bl. Mit illustr. Titel und 6 farbigen Orig.-Lithographien von Franz Christophe. Exemplar Nr. 208. - Band 6: Lautensack, Heinrich. Erotische Votivtafeln. Berlin 1919. 32 S., 1 Bl. Mit 7 Orig.-Lithographien von Willy Jaeckel. Exemplar Nr. 208. - Band 7: Die Königliche Orgie oder Die Österreicherin bei Laune. Eine Oper. Von einem Leibgardisten veröffentlicht am Tage der Pressefreiheit. In Musik gesetzt von der Königin. 1789. Berlin 1919. 37 S., 1 Bl. Mit 6 Orig.-Lithographien von Paul Scheurich. Exemplar Nr. 208. - Band 8: Heinse, Wilhelm. Die Kirschen. Berlin 1920. 45 S., 1 Bl. Mit 7 Orig.-Lithographien von Wilhelm Wagner. Exemplar 208. - Band 9: Huysmans, J.-K. Gilles de Rais. Berlin 1919. 39 S., 1 Bl. Mit 16 Orig.-Lithographien (davon 1 hs. signiert) von Willy Geiger. Exemplar Nr. 208. - Orig.-Kassetten: Rücken aufgehellt, Kanten teils stärker beschabt und teils mit kleinen Einrissen. - Bei einigen Bände kleine Beschädigungen des Seidenbezugs im Schließenbereich. Sonst durchgehend von makelloser, nahezu neuwertiger Erhaltung. Innen frisch und sauber. - Sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        Collected Works - Collection of nine important works by Somerville and Ross in Magnificent Shamrock Bindings of the early 20th century. - The collection includes: 1. Wheel - Tracks (With 31 illustrations from Drawings by E. Oe. Somerville and Photographs - 1924) / 2. An Irish Cousin (New and Revised Edition - 1922) / 3. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. - with illustrations by Edith Somerville (1929) / 4. Some Irish Yesterdays - Illustrated by Edith Somerville (New Impression - 1928) / 5. Mount Music (1920) / 6. The Real Charlotte (New Impression - 1928) / 7. Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. (With 35 illustrations by Edith Somerville - New Impression - 1929) / 8. An Enthusiast (1921) / 9. In Mr.Knox's Country - With 8 Illustrations by Edith Somerville - (New Impression 1919) //

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. The bindings a little rubbed but still a very unusual and magnificent binding - job. A very rare set !. 9 Volumes. London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1919-1929. 8°. (One Volume in Large Octavo). More than 1800 pages. Hardcover. Green quarter morocco (Maroquin) with gilt lettering and ornaments on spine. Marbled paper covered boards. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. The bindings a little rubbed but still a very unusual and magnificent binding - job. A very rare set ! Edith Anna Œnone Somerville (2 May 1858 ?- 8 October 1949) was an Irish novelist who habitually signed herself as "E. Œ. Somerville". She wrote in collaboration with her cousin "Martin Ross" (Violet Martin) under the pseudonym "Somerville and Ross". Together they published a series of fourteen stories and novels, the most popular of which were The Real Charlotte, and The Experiences of an Irish R. M., published in 1899. The eldest of eight children, Somerville was born on the island of Corfu, then part of the United States of the Ionian Islands, a British protectorate where her father was stationed. A year later, her father retired to Drishane, Castletownshend, County Cork, where Somerville grew up. She received her primary education at home, and then attended Alexandra College in Dublin. In 1884 she studied art in Paris, and then spent a term at the Westminster School of Art in Dean's Yard, Westminster. At home, riding and painting were her absorbing interests. In January 1886 she met her cousin Violet Martin, and their literary partnership began the following year. Their first book, An Irish Cousin, appeared in 1889. In 1898 Edith Somerville went to paint at the Etaples art colony, accompanied by Violet. There they profited from their stay by conceiving together the stories later gathered in Some Experiences of an Irish R. M., completed the following year. By the time Violet died in 1915, they had published fourteen books together. Her cousin's death stunned Edith, who continued to write as "Somerville and Ross", claiming that they kept in contact through spiritualist séances. Somerville was a devoted sportswoman who in 1903 had become master of the West Carbery Foxhounds. She was also active in the suffragist movement, corresponding with Dame Ethel Smyth. She was in London still recovering from the shock of Violet's death when the Easter Rising of 1916 broke out. On 9 May she wrote a letter to the Times, blaming the British government for the state of affairs in Ireland. After that she tended towards Nationalism, and as an adept musician at parties she specialized in Irish tunes and Nationalist songs. She had exhibitions of her pictures in Dublin and in London between 1920 and 1938 and was active as an illustrator of children's picture books and sporting picture books. In 1936 her brother Henry Boyle Townsend Somerville, a retired Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy, was killed by the I.R.A. at the family home of Castletownshend. She finished his book "Will Mariner" after his death. She died at Castletownshend in October 1949, aged 91. (Wikipedia)

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        München, Bremer Presse 1929. Folio. 72 S. Blauer Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit Rückentitel, Filten, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt. In Orig.-Schuber. (Signiert Frieda Thiersch)

      . . 28. Druck der Bremer Presse und eines von 24 Exemplaren der Luxusausgabe auf Pergament. Gebunden von Frieda Thiersch in blaues Maroquin. Die Weimarer Verfassung vom 11. August 1919 war die erste republikanische und demokratische Verfassung in Deutschland. Sehr schönes Exemplar. - Lehnacker 28. - Rodenberg 486. - Schauer, Bd. II,69.

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        I Jaillit Une Larme" [Yiddish title] ("Noteif Notfoh") pour chant et piano. Op. 23, No 3. [No. 47] [FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF CANTOR T. VAINSTEIN]

      Obshchestvo Evreiskoi Muzyki - Société de la Musique Hébraïque, Moscow 1919 - Folio. 6pp. Original wrappers splendidly illustrated by Russian Avant Garde artist El Lissitzky, who helped develop suprematism with his mentor, Kazimir Malevich, and designed numerous exhibition displays and propaganda works for the Soviet Union. His work greatly influenced the Bauhaus and constructivist movements, and he experimented with production techniques and stylistic devices that would go on to dominate 20th-century graphic design. Complete musical score of "I Jaillit Une Larme" ("Noteif Notfoh"), a music composed and arranged for voice and piano by Russian Jewish composer Aleksandr Abramovich Kre n* (1883-1951). Sporadic and minor foxing, creasing and tiny closed tears along edges of wrappers. Previous owner's stamp (Cantor T. Vainstein) at upper margin of front cover. Upper margin of page 2, partly taped. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in Yiddish, Russian, French, and transliterated Yiddish. Wrappers and interior in overall good+ condition. * Krein's pioneering spirit had led him to incorporate the intonations and styles of both sacred and secular Jewish music into a relatively advanced idiom that was as influended by French impressionism as it was by the music of his friend Alexander Scriabin. Krein's own Jewish heritage was a constant source of inspiration; there are a number of instrumental works whose titles bear quite obvious witness to this, such as the "Caprice Hebraique," Op. 24, and the "Jewish Sketches" for clarinet and string quartet. In 1921, he composed "Kaddish" for tenor soloist, choir, and orchestra. From the mid-'20s on, he also wrote music for plays given by Moscow's Jewish Drama Theater. There is also a large amount of music that is either purely classical in design or Soviet in nature. In the latter category are works like the revolutionary opera Zagmuk (1930), the Threnody in Memory of Lenin (1925), and the somewhat amusingly titled U.S.S.R., Shock Brigade of the World Proletariat (1925). (From Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Leon Trotsky appoints Alexander Kerensky's former military aide and brother-in-law to an important military post in Moscow at the height of the Russian Civil War

      Moscow, September 26, 1919. 8.75" x 12.5". "Typed Document Signed, ""L Trotsky"", in blue grease pencil, as People's Commissar of Military and Naval Affairs of the Soviet Union, 1 page, 8.75"" x 12.5"", Moscow, September 26, 1919, in Russian, ordering the appointment of V. L. Baranovskiy as Chief of Staff to the commander of Red Army forces in Moscow. Additionally signed in pencil by Sergey Kamenev (1881-1936) as Commander-in-Chief of the Red Army. Minor losses at reinforced left margin not affecting text, light creases, else very good condition. Accompanied by a complete translation. The document reads (translated) in most part: ""Deputy Chief of the General Staff's Central Office of General Military Training V.L. BARANOVSKIY is hereby appointed Chief of Staff of the Commander of Troops of the Moscow Sector, in line with which he shall keep the position he currently holds."" A superb document from the apex of Trotsky's short career as founder and leader of the Red Army. Signed in the midst of the Russian Civil War, at a critical juncture when anti-Soviet forces were approaching both Moscow and Petrograd. Here Trotsky appoints Colonel V. L. Baranovskiy as Chief of Staff to the Chief of the military district of Moscow. Although Trotsky took enormous pains to enforce political loyalty, he was not above appointing officers who might have questionable credentials. Colonel Baranovskiy was both a key aid to Alexander Kerensky, whose short-lived provisional government had been overthrown by the Bolsheviks in October 1917, and the deposed leader's brother-in-law (Brian D. Taylor, Politics and the Russian Army, 2003, p. 104)."

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        Fêtes galantes. Avec trente et une lithographies de Charles Guérin.

      Paris, R. Helleu, 1919. - Ca. 25 x 19 cm. 5 weiße Blätter, 82 (1) Seiten, 6 weiße Blätter, mit 31 Original-Lithographien von Charles Guérin. Monod 11091. Eins von 310 Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 335), auf dem Vortitel handschriftlich numeriert und monogrammiert, das erste Litho von Guérin signiert. Im meisterhaften signierten René Kieffer-Einband, illustriert mit 31 Originallithographien von Charles Guérin. Das Exemplar dürfte aus der Bibliothek von Erich Steinthal (seit 1911 Mitglied der Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen) stammen. Seine Sammlung gilt als verschollen, Teile gelangten aber offenbar mit anderen Sammlungen der Familie Steinthal nach Dresden, wo die erhaltenen Bücher ab 1971 von der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek als Sonderbestand vereinnahmt, jüngst aber wieder restituiert wurden. Das signierte Litho verso mit Dresdener Stempel, Dresdener Bibliotheks-Zettel auf dem hinteren Vorsatz. Der ledergefasste Schuber gering bestoßen und partiell ausgeblichen, Rücken des Bandes etwas aufgehellt bzw. verfärbt, im Bereich des Fußkapitals leicht verfärbt und mit abgegriffener Vergoldung auf 5 x 12 mm (wohl durch entferntes Bilbliotheksschild). Innen sauber, insgesamt gut. Reich vergoldeter und intarsierter violetter Lederband mit Goldschnitt und Lesebändchen im Original-Schuber. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The South and East African Year Book & Guide with Atlas and Diagrams 1919

      Sampson Low, Marston, 1919, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket25th edition. the grey boards are shelf rubbed and worn. no inscriptions but there is some browning of the early and latter pages. the hinges have been repaired and the binding is strong. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: xx63.

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        The South & East African Year Book & Guide 1919

      Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd, 1919, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe boards are worn and marked.Tanning.Excellent binding.Good copy with cloured maps,plans and diagrams.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: rf95.

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        The Rise Of South Africa-Vol.3, 1834-1840- A History Of the Origin Of South African Colonisation & Of Its Development Towards The East From The Earliest Times To 1857

      Longmans, 1919, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe boards are worn and marked.Some tanning.Excellent binding.Good copy with maps,plans and illustrations.Vol.3 only.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Inventory No: vf57.

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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 "Clarte" 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; hinged at upper edge with archival tape.. 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 "Clarte" movement in 1919 together with Romain Rolland.

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