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        Kew Gardens

      Richmond: Hogarth Press, 1919.. Second edition, one of 500 copies, 8vo, 13, (1) pp. Two woodcut illustrations by Vanessa Bell, light foxing to the title page and the final blank. Original hand painted wrappers, mostly brown with blue, orange and dark red patches, printed label to upper wrapper, edges with recent restoration and repair to all corners. Kirkpatrick A3b. First published in May 1919 in an edition of only 150 copies, this second edition appeared a month later.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Menschen ohne Lachen. Eine Philistergeschichte aus stillen Tagen.

      Lothar Joachims 1919. 173 S. kl. 8° - Kleinoktav (entspricht 15 - 18,5 cm) Leinen o. Schutzumschlag - Gebundenes Exemplar im OGanzleineneinband mit Goldprägung auf Deckel und Rücken altersgemäß gut erhalten. Einband leicht berieben und etwas kratzspurig, Rücken leicht abgeblaßt, gering fleckig.Kopffarbschnitt grün. Falz vom Einbandinnendeckel gering aufgeplatzt an zwei Stellen. Seiten leicht nachgedunkelt..

      [Bookseller: Guthschrift Antiquariat]
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        The American Language

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919. First edition, no. 544 of 1500 copies printed and type distributed. 374 pp. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. Original black cloth. Fine.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Arrow of Gold

      London, T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd., 1919, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Subtitled A Story Between Two Notes, original green cloth, issued four months after the American true first edition, this issue missing the "A" in The Arrow of Gold running head on page 67. Very good indeed.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        The Works

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, , 1919-20. 37 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, gilt roundel to front board. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard by William Strang and a Map of the Wessex of the Novels and Poems. Spines gently rolled, extremities slightly rubbed, occasional minor foxing. A very good set. The Mellstock edition, consisting of 500 unnumbered copies, with the first volume signed by Hardy. With the bookplate of James MacLehose (1857-1943) to the front pastedown, engraved by David Young Cameron, a fellow Glaswegian. MacLehose, a publisher and printer himself, was also the son-in-law of Alexander Macmillan, one of the founders of the firm which published this edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Descriptive and Historical Album of Old Japanese Prints of the Ukiyo-ye School

      Tokyo, Japan: Yoshizawa Shoten, 1919. This is a bilingual edition with principal text in Japanese and an author's preface in English. Author's preface dated May 1918. Album of Old Japanese Prints of the Ukiyo-ye School, reproduced from the Collection of Ken-Ichi Kawaura. Believe to be from a limited edition of 150 copies. 15.5 x 10.5 inches. Consists of two cord-sewn volumes and a folder. The first volume contains text and six full page reproductions of ukiyo-e prints, five of which are in color. The second and larger volume contains text and approximately 120 pages with single or multiple B&W images of ukiyo-e prints. Original silk-covered boards of gold brocade to the larger volume, purple cords, paper label on front cover. The pages and covers of both volumes are immensely clean, with scarcely a fingering mark to be found. Original patterned cloth folder, with bone [?] toggles. Very moderate wear and slight fading to the folder. A Very Good Plus set of books in a Very Good Plus folder. Scarce in any condition and perhaps the rarest title by John Stewart Happer. From the author's preface: "The collection belonging to Mr. K. Kawaura has long been known to collectors of Nishiki-ye... here one may study prints which are rarely offered for sale. Besides the many fine examples of famous prints, there are many which have never previously come under my observation -- a fact which in a measure attests to their rarity.". First Edition. Japanese Cord-sewn. Very Good Plus. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        The American Language

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919. First edition, no. 544 of 1500 copies printed and type distributed. 374 pp. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. Original black cloth. Fine.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Rauchender Herr im Café III.

      - Lithographie 1919, auf beigem Velin, signiert. 31,2:22,3 cm. Nr. 10 von 30 Exx.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Rauchender Herr im Cafe III.

      . Lithographie 1919, auf beigem Velin, signiert. 31,2:22,3 cm. Nr. 10 von 30 Exx..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic 1911-1914

      London: Andrew Melrose, Ltd. [no date circa 1919], 1st Edition. () xxi,[1],183pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Original Blue gilt decorated cloth. Many illustrations in text from photos. Maps, plus folding map at end. Edges a bit foxed otherwise a clean copy. Spine and front board lettering a bit dull as usual. A far better copy than normal, without the usual bubbling of the cloth. Original dust wrapper which is a bit soiled and has a bit of professional restoration at the totp of the spine and the rear wrapper. Rosove 87.A1.9; Spence 384. "As captain of the Aurora during Mawson's 1911-14 expedition, Davis was able to produce one of the few first-hand accounts available in print. His publishers, however, clearly had wartime difficulties with the book, most often seen today with its gilt lettering and decoration badly faded" (Taurus). A very very scarce account especially so in the wrapper..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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      (Mm. 150 x 205) bella foto montata su cartoncino con dedica autografa dell?'illustre compositore, da ?"Torre del Lago 18 febb: 1919?": ?"All?'Amico Sen: Boggiano Pico, affettuosamente G. Pccini?". Il cartoncino è a sua volta incollato su base in cartone (dimensioni complessive mm. 200 x 255). Ben conservata.

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

      Potsdam/Berlin, Gust.[av] Kiepenheuer Verlag, Druck von A. Bagel, Düsseldorf, 1919,. Umschlag und Satzanordnung von Richard Schwarzkopf, 23,4 x 15,8 cm [bei Söhn mit abweichenden Maßen], 88 Seiten, 72 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, mit dem Signet AF illustrierte Original-Broschur (Mittelknick, bestossen), Rücken mit kleineren Flecken von der Bindung herrührend, sonst ein gutes Exemplar in fester Bindung.. Dokumentations-Bibliothek VI, 527.3. - Bolliger 1, 332; 6, 510.2. - Dascher (2011) Seite 121ff., mit Abbildung. - Söhn, HDO VII, 705-1 und 705-2. - Perkins 131a. - Spalek 13. - Holzschnitt Viegener WVZ Kerber Nr. 97. - Flechtheim-Katalog, Düssseldorf 1987, siehe Seite 144 (Bibliographie) und Seite 134 mit der ganzseitigen Abbildung des Umschlags. - Katalog Rifkind Collection, Volume II, Seite 707 Nummer 2659: "Schwarzkopf (1893 Bonn - 1963 ?), Mitglied in der Künstlervereinigung >Das Junge Rheinland<, untitled (head of a woman) ca. 1919, woodcut on yellow japan paper, black/white illustration; Cat. Rifkind Collection, Volume II, Seite 797, Nummer 3046: Viegener (1890 Soest - 1967 Soest), Mitglied in der Künstlervereinigung >Das Junge Rheinland<, black/white illustration. - Katalog Orrel P. Reed jr. German Expressionist Art, 1977, siehe Seite 256 (Abbildung), Zitat: "This is more than an exhibition catalogue, it is a manifesto about the new politics, and especially revolution in Germany (...)". - Rifkind Library, Boston, 1990 Seite 88. - Imprimatur, Band V (1967): Vömel siehe Seite 112 Verzeichnis weiterer Veröffentlichungen. - Imprimatur, NF Band XII (1987): Rudolf Schmitt: >Illustrierte Bücher und Mappenwerke des Jungen Rheinland< siehe Seite 147ff., mit Abbildung des Umschlags (Abbildung 2).- Zu Alfred Flechtheim: (1878 Münster - 1937 London), 1913 Gründung der Galerie in Düsseldorf, 1917 Auflösung der Galerie und Versteigerung des Bestandes, 1919 Wiedereröffnung, 1921 Vertrag mit Kahnweiler, Eröffnung der Berliner und 1922 der Frankfurter Filiale, 1923 Wiener Filiale unter >Würthle & Sohn<, 1933 Flucht aus Deutschland, 1934 London, 1937 Tod London.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Photograph Album Documenting American Industrial Espionage in Siberia, 1918-1919

      Siberia, Russia, 1919. Photograph Album. Very Good. The album appears to have been prepared by a YMCA worker and contains 20 pages of 81 3"x4" black and white photographs. All are captioned. Bound with a leather thong, no cover. Very little wear to the album pages. All of the photographs are in very nice shape. Following the Bolshevik revolution during World War One and Russia's subsequent peace treaty with the Central Powers, America's access to its only significant source of platinum, a metal urgently needed for the production of airplane engines and "liberty" motors, was cut off. The Soviets confiscated all of the known platinum stocks within the country and major black market supplies soon became prohibitively expensive. To fill the shortfall, the Commerce Department arranged for a somewhat shadowy American fur trader operating from a business office in Riga, George L. Preston, to receive a "commission" as a Colonel in the Red Cross and lead a humanitarian mission to provide YMCA supplies to members of the Czech Legion who were moving west along the Trans-Siberian Railway. In actuality, Preston had heard of the platinum requirement and suggested to the government that he would be able to obtain what was needed from as yet unconfiscated stocks from small mines in the Ural Mountains as well as a secret stock-pile at Ekaterinberg (now Sverdlosk) that were in areas controlled by the anti-Bolshevik New Siberian Army. Preston assumed control of the relief train in Vladivostok and traveled west along the railroad avoiding both Soviet and German agents while exchanging either cash or cans of Boston baked beans for the precious metal. When the train reached Ekaterinberg, Preston was able to make his final surreptitious purchase from a local banker. Throughout the trip, Preston was hailed for his humanitarian work and treated as an important dignitary. He served as the reviewing officer for Czech and Siberian parades, and at Ekaterinberg, he was one of the first westerners to be shown the house where Czar Nicholas and his family had been executed. While at Ekaterinberg, Preston was secretly informed his real mission had been discovered and that the Soviets were planning traps to capture the train. Hurriedly, the train returned to Vladivostok where Preston turned over the platinum to the Consul General who in turn transferred it to the Admiral in charge of the U.S. fleet in the port. Preston booked passage on another vessel to the United States and upon arriving, traveled to Washington where he filed his official report. Immediately after, he traveled to his home in Campello, Massachusetts to visit his family. Within 3 hours of his arrival there, Preston mysteriously died, purportedly of exhaustion and stress. Photographs include: Colonel Preston and the staff of the "American Mission; Soldiers of the Czech Legion and the New Siberian Army; Stations, facilities, and bridges along the Trans-Siberian Railway; The relief train; " A Czech Legion armored train; Bolshevik prisoners; A pet brown bear; Refugees and peasants; The house where Czar Nicholas and his family were executed; and much more. Certainly unique and exceptionally scarce.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Treasure Box

      [London: for the author,, 1919]. Octavo. Original plain blue wrappers. Housed in a rounded spine black cloth solander box with chemise. Illustrations by Nancy Nicholson. A little tanned and very lightly marked but an excellent copy. First and only edition. One of about 200 copies printed for the author. With the author and artist's joint signed presentation inscription to the inside of the front wrapper, "Mary Blunden from Nancy Nicholson & Robert Graves". The recipient was the wife of Graves's friend and fellow war poet Edmund Blunden.v

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      1919 - A Story Between Two Notes. London: T. Fisher Unwin, (1919). Original dark green cloth, with dust jacket. First English Edition of this novel set in 1870s Marseille, a port Conrad knew well from his earliest days as a seaman (in France 1874-1879) -- thus English was not his second language but his third. The English edition of this tale was published four months after (and including corrections made by Conrad too late for) the American edition. Unwin published three of Conrad's first four books (1895-98), but then no others until this one -- which explains why only those four works are cited on the rear panel of the ARROW jacket.~This copy does not have the "A" in the p. 67 headline (other copies have the "A" present or slipping). This volume is just about fine (a hint of wear at the spine-head); the quite uncommon dust jacket is very good, with some edge-wear at the extremities and some browning of the spine, but with NO restoration of any kind. Cagle A38.b.1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Tales of Mystery & Imagination

      London: George G. Harrap & Co.,, 1919. Quarto (285 × 200 mm). Original full vellum with titles and illustrations to front board and spine gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 23 plates in black and white by Harry Clarke. Bookplate to front pastedown. Boards and spine lightly soiled, boards slightly bowed, and a little minor spotting to contents; an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 71 of 170 copies signed by Harry Clarke.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Robert M. McBride & Company, New York 1919 - Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 1-313 [314: blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark blue. A collection of twelve short stories, six of which feature Abu-Tabah, a Egyptian investigator. "The Valley of the Sorceress" is a supernatural story. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1405. Edges show mild dust soiling, a fine copy in a bright fine dust jacket with two small closed tears to the rear panel. A stunning copy. (14185) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Das Peter Hille-Buch.

      . Bln., P.Cassirer 1919, 4°, Or.-Halbwildlederband m.RVerg.u.Buntpapierüberzug.109 S., 1 zweifarbige Porträtzeichnung d.Verf.2.Aufl.dieser erstmals 1906 zum Andenken Peter Hilles veröffentl.Prosastücke.Raabe 182,12; Feilchenfeldt/Br.119.1 von 100 num.Expl.d.Vorzugsausgabe in größerem Format a.unbeschnittenem Zandersbütten, Druckvermerk v.d.Verfasserin signiert.Deckelränder u.Schnitt gering gebräunt, Rücken leicht bestoßen (oben mit kl.Gelenkfehlstelle), sonst schönes Expl..

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        Sweden's Laureate: Selected Poems of Verner Von Heidenstam [Signed / Ingraverat]

      Yale University Press, 1919, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: very good, First editionA Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing (some surface rubbing to the boards, rubbing to the board corners, bump and minor wrinkling to the upper leading corner of each board), in a Very Good example of the scarce dust jacket (modest edge wear and a few small edge tears, fold line at the bottom of each panel and the spine tail, tiny closed concertina tear and nearby tiny indent, light sunning to the spine, some foxing), SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM on the title page and ALSO SIGNED BY CLARE BOOTHE LUCE on the front free endpaper. Swedish Poet and Novelist Verner Von Heidenstam, known for the joy of life shown in his prose and poetry, won the 1916 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature". The leader of his generation of Swedish Poets, and ranked among the masters of Swedish Literature, von Heidenstam regenerated Swedish Poetry, abandoning the then-prevalent realistic school of Swedish Poetry and its gloomy works, and introducing imagination and the value of appreciating beauty for its own sake. Thus, at the ceremony held to present the Prize to von Heidenstam, the noted Swedish critic Sven Söderman stated: "In the constellation of original artists who regenerated Swedish poetry at the end of the last century, Verner von Heidenstam was the most brilliant star. He was the leader of the generation of poets of 1890; he was the first to set forth in theory and also to realize in his works the ideal of new Swedish generations."Söderman also noted that von Heidenstam's first poetic work, "Vallfart och vandringsÃ¥r" (1888) ["Pilgrimage: The Wander Years"], "...marked an epoch in the modern literature of Sweden. In truth it gave the final blow to the realistic school, enemy of all imagination, which was then dominant in Sweden and which since 1880 had darkened literature with its sadness and its gloom. This was the first manifestation of a new poetry in which free individuals, led only by the logic of their imagination, worshipped beauty for its own sake. " (The book herein described includes work from "Vallfart och vandringsÃ¥r" (1888) as well as from "Dikter" (1895) [Poems] and from "Nya Dikter" (1915) [New Poems], presenting approximately one-fourth of the work presented in those three volumes.) The interior of the book is in superior condition with the leaves being quite clean and bright. A number of leaf-pairs remain uncut at the bottom, indicating that the book likely has not been read -- certainly not in its entirety. Having a notable Provenance, this copy belonged to editor, playwright, journalist, ambassador, socialite, and U.S. Congresswoman (representing Connecticut) Clare Boothe Luce and carries her elegant possession signature to the front free endpaper. Signed copies of von Heidenstam's work in any language and in any edition are extraordinarily scarce. In our experience, his signed books are among the scarcest of all those of the Nobel Prize in Literature winners. On our most recent check, the auction records revealed no signed copies of Verner von Heidenstam's works in any language appearing at auction in the past 39 years, beyond which the records do not go. A Very Good copy of this quite scarce assemblage of Verner von Heidenstam's works, being only the second book of von Heidenstam's work to be published in English translation, having an excellent Provenance, and having been SIGNED BY THE PRIOR OWNER, CLARE BOOTHE LUCE and, most notably, SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM. EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE TO RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Texas and Oklahoma Official Railway & Hotel Guide Map, WITH THE RARE BOOKLET

      St. Louis, MO: The Texas Railway Guide Company, 1919. GOOD. Published by The Texas Railway Guide Company of St. Louis, Missouri, the map measures 23" x 23" (570 x 570 mm). Staining and tears along the folds, else near very good. Professionally matted and framed. WITH THE RARE BOOKLET: 8vo. 136 pp. Original self-wrappers (chipped, lower cover chipped with significant loss; textblock browned and brittle, but SUITABLE FOR EXHIBITION AND STUDY. Very scarce railroad map of Texas, which also includes parts of Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, and Mexico. Delineated are counties, major cities, and also small cities that held a prominent place along certain railroads. The scale of the map is approximately 10 miles to 1/4 in. * OUR COPY CONTAINS THE RARE BOOKLET, the full title of which is: "Texas and Oklahoma railway and hotel official guide: containing the official time tables of all railway lines operating in Texas and Oklahoma, also useful and valuable information for the traveling public, for shippers and for railway men generally." This excellent guide is of further interest in the abundance of woodcut illustrations of actual hotels, many (most?) of which have been destroyed.

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        History of Fresno County, California with Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men and Women of the County Who have been Identified with its Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present

      Historic Record Company 1919 - 2vol.set: 2603pp.incl.index; HB half-bound blk.leather&blk.w/gilt&raised bands on spine; slight rub w/some shelfwear; slight fox,title,vol.1; red spotted trim; dk.brass abstract endpapers w/clean,tight pgs. Rare history in fantastic condition! "The editor and publishers of these volumes present them confidently as a verified and authoritative history of the county"---Paul. E. Vandor. Illustrated. Complete in Two Volumes. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Une danse macabre. 20 gravures en couleurs par Edmond Bille. (Avec une preface de William Ritter).

      Lausanne, (Säuberlin und Pfeiffer a Vevey pour) Spes, 1919,. in-folio, 4 p. (titre, suite des planches et preface avec 5 bois en noir et en rouge) + 20 gravures sur bois en couleurs, avec feuilles minces intercalees avec texte, papier legerement bruni, cartable ill. original de l'editeur, illustre de trois bois en rouge et en noir, 2 lanieres, dos legerement use, bon exemplaire.. Exemplaire numerote a la presse (n° 130), complet de ses 20 splendides gravures sur bois en couleurs et avec les feuilles 'pelure d'oignon' avec texte, d'une version moderne du theme traditionnel de la danse des morts, transposee au lendemain de la Grande Guerre de 1914-1918, et fortement influencee par les traumatismes de cette epoque sombre. Ne en 1878 a Valangin (NE) et etabli en Valais depuis 1904, pere de la fameuse romanciere Corinna Bille, Edmond Bille est un artiste peintre polyvalent qui a realise de remarquables illustrations d'ouvrages bibliophiliques, ainsi que des vitraux. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Benezit II/36; Brun SKL I/131; KLS XX. Jh. I/92.

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        My Man Jeeves

      London: George Newnes,, [1919]. Small octavo. Original light red cloth, spine lettered black, decorations to front board in blind. Spine starting, rolled and slightly faded, contents a little toned. An excellent copy of this poorly produced book. First edition, first impression. A certain candidate for least auspicious piece of book production relative to its content, and not to be confused with the later impression which is only distinguishable by the much redder colour of its binding.

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        The Works.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1919-20 - 37 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, gilt roundel to front board. Spines gently rolled, extremities slightly rubbed, occasional minor foxing. A very good set. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard by William Strang and a Map of the Wessex of the Novels and Poems. The Mellstock edition, consisting of 500 unnumbered copies, with the first volume signed by Hardy. With the bookplate of James MacLehose (1857-1943) to the front pastedown, engraved by David Young Cameron, a fellow Glaswegian. MacLehose, a publisher and printer himself, was also the son-in-law of Alexander Macmillan, one of the founders of the firm which published this edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Paris: n.p., 1919. quarter leather with five raised bands, marbled paper-covered boards, with original paper wrappers bound in. large 8vo. quarter leather with five raised bands, marbled paper-covered boards, with original paper wrappers bound in. variously paginated. 19 volumes bound in 18. A complete run of this bimonthly periodical until 1919. The periodical continued to 1931 and superseded Revue internationale des archives, des bibliothèques et des musées. Merged into Revue des bibliothèques. Journal of bibliography, archives, libraries and library sciences. Ex-libris of Paul Lacombe, the French book collector and author. Minor wear to extremities. Loosely inserted is a commemorative book label which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale.

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        The League of Youth and Social Progress 1919 - 1921 [collection of booklets, pamphlets, essays and articles in 1 volume]

      League of Youth, 1919-1921, 1919, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copy bound in contemporary gilt-titled navy cloth. Some minor dulling around the edges. Internally, some scattered dust-toning and marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of J. Aubrey Rees, Hon. Secretary, with his signature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; A collection of booklets, pamphlets, essays and articles relating to the League of Youth bound in one volume. Some contents are tipped-in. Contents include: Report of inauguration dinner, May 22nd, 1919 -- First annual report 1919 -- The League of Youth and modern problems : address delivered by the Right Hon. H. A. L. Fisher, M.P. -- Second annual report 1920 -- Transition : an address by Sir Auckland Geddes, M.P., 6th January 1920 -- Youth's turn now : a new spirit and a new hope for Britain, by Harold Begbie -- The opportunity of youth, by Rev. Dr. Purves. There a number of related documents loosely inserted including: typed letter signed by J. Aubrey Rees explaining the reasons behind the dissolution of the League in 1922 -- a breakfast invitation from 10 Downing Street on embossed notepaper, dated 19 August, 1919 -- table plan the for the inauguration dinner -- newspaper clippings (some tipped-in). Colour League of Youth bookplate to front pastedown. Various paginations, 20cm.

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        Socrate. Drame symphonique en trois parties avec voix sur des dialogues de Platon traduits par Victor Cousin. Ouvrage compose pour les representations de la princesse Edmond de Polignac.

      Paris, Ed. de la Sirene 1919.. 4°. Titelblatt, 1 Bl. Text und 71 S. Noten. Orig.-Brosch. (Rücken mit Fehlstellen, Buchblock lose).,. E.D.2 L.S. - Erstausgabe eines der wichtigsten Werke Saties. - 'Socrate' entstand im Auftrag der Prinzessin de Polignac, eine Dame amerikanischer Herkunft, die sich in Paris als eine wahre Beschützerin moderner Kunst aufwarf. Sie erteilte diesen Auftrag auf Wunsch der Sopranistin Jane Bathori, für welche Satie früher bereits die 'Trois Melodies de 1916' komponiert hatte. Seine - inoffizielle -Premiere erlebte das Werk am 24. Juni 1918 im Salon der Prinzessin de Polignac. Dabei begleitete Satie die Sopranistin selber am Klavier. Die spätere, definitive Podiumsversion des Stückes für vier Soprane, Flöte, Oboe, Englischhorn, Klarinette, Fagott, Horn, Trompete, Harfe, Pauken und Streicher erlebte seine Uraufführung erst am 7. Juni 1920. - Ränder leicht gebräunt. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1919. First edition. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A good copy with some darkening and fraying of the spine. The contents are complete although the hinges are splitting but holding. The front free endpaper is inscribed in black ink ?"with kind regards of John Buchan. May 1919?". Complete with original very good supplied first issue dustwrapper which has small chips to the spine tips and fold corners. The reverse of the dustwrapper has been backed at the spine and folds with archival tissue paper (which could be easily removed). The third Richard Hannay novel, the book considerably scarcer in inscribed state than it is in dustwrapper, offered here with the benefit of both. (Blanchard A46). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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      Published by Leo Cooper. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Red covers with gilt titles to spines. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Volume 8 also includes an Epilogue, 1919-1939. Bump to bottom edge of front cover of volume 8. Volumes 1-4 are SIGNED by author to title page, with bookplates to front pastedowns. Volumes 5-8 have bookplates to verso of front endpapers. All volumes are 1st editions. Wrapper spines are a bit faded; some light edge-creasing to wrappers. [S]

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        Hrsg. von Paul Westheim. 3. Jahrgang. Potsdam, Kiepenheuer, 1919. 4to. Mit 11 Graphiken u. zahlreichen Abbildungen. 383 S., 2 Bl. Orig.-Halbleinenbd.; gebräunt u. etw. angestaubt, Gelenke stockfleckig.

      . . Früher Jahrgang des "bedeutendste(n) Organ(s) des künstlerischen Expressionismus" (Schlawe 35);selten. - Enthält Originalgraphiken von: Otto Müller ("Strand". Orig.-Lithographie); Lyonel Feininger ("Schiffe am Hafenquai". Orig.-Holzschnitt); Conrad Felixmüller, hier noch als "Felix Müller" ("Mutter". Orig.-Holzschnitt); Werner Gothein ("Raucher". Orig.-Holzschnitt); Heinrich Campendonk ("Sitzender Mann". Orig.-Holzschnitt); Otto Gleichmann (ohne Titel. Orig.-Lithographie); Max Burchartz ("Zwei Männer". Orig.-Lithographie); Anton Kerschbaumer ("Schleuse". Orig.-Lithographie); Andre Derain ("Stilleben". Holzschnitt. Rückseitig mit kl., ca. 1-Cent-Stück großem, etw. durchschlagendem Stockfleck; Willy Zierath (ohne Titel. Orig.-Holzschnitt. Mit 10 Stockflecken im Bild); Christian Rohlfs. ("Elias in der Wüste". Orig-Holzschnitt. Am Rand gering gebräunt, 1 rückseitiger, kl. Stockfleck schlägt etw. durch). - Es fehlt der Jahrgangstitel (war nie beigebunden). ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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        All-Australia Memorial (New South Wales edition) : a historical record of the national effort during the Great War. Australia's Roll of Honour : history, heroes and helpers

      Melbourne: British-Australian Publishing Service. 1919. With over 1,000 double-tone illustrations from original photographs, drawings, maps, portraits, etc. Fully indexed. Foreword by Senator the Hon. George Foster Pearce, Minister of State for Defence. 4to. 252pp, 144pp, 1c-16c, 1d-16d (last publisher's device only). Large folding frontis, 9 other folding illustrations (one is a map, two are large) and 20 single-page tipped-in illustrations; all these are tipped to heavy card leaves not counted in the pagination. The single-page illus are mounted within a printed border; two of these card leaves have a border on the verso also but there are no plates missing. A 4pp section of coloured paper between pp8&9 has a Dedication poem (to the Immortal Anzacs), a tipped-in image of the Governor General - but lacks another, of King George V, although this does not appear to have ever been present (and there is a small scuff near foot of this page and the one facing where there has been some adhesion) - and an image of the NSW Governor printed on the page. The recto of the first leaf (of heavy card) - which carries the large folding frontis on its verso - has a 4pp card (145x118mm) mounted within a decorative border; the Australian military forces badge is on the front, inside is a mounted (real) photograph (125x75mm) with the soldier's printed service record mounted on the facing page. The soldier is Pte D. Clark, 35th Battalion, a carpenter of Stockton NSW, who enlisted in February 1916, was wounded and gassed at Messines in June 1917, invalided to Britain and returned home in November 1918 and discharged. The frontis and two other large folding illustrations have all been repaired with clear archival tape; one is very minor, the other a little more, the frontis quite a bit. Original purple cloth over bevelled boards, the spine faded, the extremities rubbed with corners a little frayed. All edges gilt. The half-title is a little silverfished along its fore and head edges. The signature where the two folding plates are placed is slightly proud of the block but the sewing only slightly strained. Very clean inside. A good+ copy. ***The date 1917 is printed on the spine, but 1919 appears on the title-page. Part I: Exploits of the Anzacs & Part II: Australia's Fighting Families. The first section covers the entire war, although great prominence is given to the Gallipoli campaign. The second section consists of the service records of NSW men, and photographs of many of them. A publishers note reads: 'With over 300,000 men enlisted in the AIF it is clearly impossible to include a Record of Service of every man in a single volume...' but encourages more biographical details and photos to be sent in for inclusion of future compilations. The listing are alphabetical to a point; that is, after an initial alphabetical list, other names follow, in another alphabetical sequence and the pattern is repeated, but out-of-order names are not uncommon. .

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        Second to None the Royal Scots Greys - 1919-1945

      Privately printed for the Regiment - No date or place. c.1954. 8vo. Pp, xvi, 210. 18 plates and 20 maps, as called for. Original cloth, gilt. Binding a little marked, corners rubbed. A sound and acceptable copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Postcard of "Salle du Chateau de St-Germain-en-Laye ? The Hall where the Austrian Peace Preliminary was delivered " Signed by Georges Clemenceau, Edvard Benes, Ignacy Jan Paderweski, Henry White, André Tardieu, Tasker H Bliss

      [Paris, 1919. Near fine. Postcard signed by some of the attendants to the Paris Peace Conference at the end of World War I.

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        Dekorative Vorbilder. Jahrgang XXIX.

      Verlag Julius Hoffmann,, Stuttgart, 1919 - Cartella di cm. 35, pp. (12) di testo esplicativo + 80 splendide tavole a colori a fogli sciolti entro cartella editoriale in tela rossa. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara annata di questa rivista d'arte decorativa pubblicata in anni mitici per lo sviluppo artistico europeo ed illustrata da grandi nomi del tempo.

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      The Arthur H. CLARK Company, 1919. - First editions. 8vo. VOLUME I: Original maroon cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, 379 pp., frontispiece, top edge gold gilt, preface, introduction, illustrated, three maps. VOLUME II: Original maroon cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, 329 pp., frontispiece, illustrated, map, top edge gold gilt, bibliography, index. These are the second two volumes of a projected multi-volume series on Spanish Borderlands history to be prepared and edited by Bolton. The SPAIN IN THE WEST series is a total of 15 volumes but only the first six volumes carry the series name on the spine. Kino's Historical Memoir of Pimeria Alta are actually volumes 3 and 4 in the series. Kino came to New Spain (lower California) as a missionary in 1681, and eventually left to go to Pimeria Alta (northern Sonora and southern Arizona), where he remained until his death in 1711. He established agriculture as a way of life at the missions he founded, and brought in cattle, horses, and sheep which helped to develop ranching for the natives. He also made two expeditions down the Colorado River in 1701-02, and his maps of Pimeria Alta were the basis for maps of the region until the 19th century. Both volumes lightly rubbed at the spine ends, else a fine, clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Snickerty Nick

      , 1919 1919. first edition. One of the Rarest of all the Books Illustrated by Arthur RackhamInscribed by the Author and the 'Rhymster'[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. Snickerty Nick. By Julia Ellsworth Ford. Rhymes by Witter Bynner. New York: Moffat, Yard & Co., 1919.First edition. Inscribed by Julia Ellsworth Ford on the half-title "To / Hollis wishing him a / happy Xmas. From / Aunt Julia./ Dec 1919." Additionally this copy is signed on the title-page by Witter Bynner. Quarto 9 1/2 x 7 5/16 inches; 241 x 186 mm.). viii, 9 -78 pp. Three full-page color plates and ten full-page black and white drawings. Original light blue cloth with pictorial stamping on the front cover in black, spine lettered in black. Bookplate on front paste-down. Spine slightly faded otherwise a near fine copy housed in a light tan cloth slipcase."The idea of the Selfish Giant in this play has been taken from the story of Oscar Wilde's Selfish Giant. Spring would not come to his garden because he would not let the children play in it. It was always winter there. One morning he woke up hearing the music of a linnet singing in his garden. He jumped out of bed and saw a most wonderful sight, "flowers were looking up through the green grass and laughing," and in every tree was a little child; but one little boy was too tiny to climb the tree and the Giant's heart melted and he helped the little child into the tree. The little child kissed him and forever after the children played in the Giant's garden, because his heart had softened through love of the little child. The children never saw the child again. But one day he came to the Giant, who saw on the palms of the child's hands "the prince of two nails and the prince of two nails were on the little feet". The little child had come to take the Giant to play in his garden, "which is Paradise." My indebtedness to this story is the character of the Selfish Giant. The little play of Snickerty Nick is not a dramatization of The Selfish Giant. The character of Snickerty Nick is an original character and the play centers around him. The little boy is only a loving and beloved child, and Spring and Winter are personified by faeries and gnomes. To Arthur Rackham I tender my most sincere thanks whose magic touch, as in Peter Pan, Grimm's Faery Tales and Undine, making real all faeries and gnomes, endears all child life to grown-ups as well as to children." (Forward by Julia Ellsworth Ford).Riall, p. 136.

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        Sechzehn Radierungen zur Erbsünde. Eine erotische Schöpfungsgeschichte

      Weimar: Bruno Wollbruck. Very Good. 1919. Quarter vellum; batik covered boards. Sixteen pencil-signed explicit etchings of a zoophilic young lady and her numerous quadruped consorts. ; Folio ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

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        La Boite ê Joujoux. Ballet pour Enfants par André Helle. Musique de Claude Debussy

      Paris: Durand & Fils, 1919. First edition. Hand-colored title page + 4 preliminary leaves with hand-colored illustrations, 5 divisional titles hand-lettered and illustrated in color, and 13 full-page color pochoir plates, after Andre Helle. 1 vols. 10 x 13 inches. Original cream boards as issued, lettered by hand, in the original glassine. Loose in binding, flyleaves detached and chipping, but the text itself and the boards are very good. Music by Debussy, Illustrations and Text by Andre Hellé First edition of this thoroughly delightful yet fragile book, reproducing the children's ballet which debuted in 1919 with sets and costumes designed by Hellé, the great children's illustrator (Debussy had composed the music in 1913). The story - what else but of love and war? - takes place in a toy-box, toy-boxes being, as Hellé has it "really just like towns in which toys live like people - or maybe towns are really just toy-boxes in which people live like toys ... " Hellé's ingenious illustrations have all the irresistible charm of childhood, and the book is a delight. It was issued in two bindings: wrappers, at 12 francs, boards, as here, at 15 france. Both are very scarce.

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        The Chicago Race Riots: July, 1919 ? With an Introductory Note by Walter Lippmann

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1919. First edition, wrappered issue. iv, [ii], 71 pp. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, very good with spine rubbed, front hinge weak, front cover thumbed, foxing to edges of text block. INSCRIBED to friend and Lincoln collector Oliver Barrett, "This casual memorandum on a terrible layout. Carl Sandburg"

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      Public Archives Commission of Delaware, N.P. 1919 - thick 4to. cloth. (vi),628; (vi),629-1044; (ii),1045-1484,(2),lxxix; (vi),522; (ii),523-970,xcviii pages. 5 volumes. The first three volumes contain reprints of known information concerning Delaware's members of the military and naval services starting in 1744 and continuing through the Revolution. Contains reprints of important letters, rosters of troops and indices to the whole. The first two volumes were printed by the Mercantile Printing Co. of Wilmington and the third by Chas. L. Story Company, also of Wilmington. Volumes four and five continue the military history from 1795 to 1827 with most of the information covering the War of 1812. These two volumes were printed by Star Publishing. Front cover of volume 1 is spotted and back inside hinge is cracked. Volumes 2 and 3 are in fine condition. Volume 4 has cracked inside hinges. Volume 5 has cracked inside hinges with cover loose from text block in the front. Much better condition than usually found for the set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Some Records of Walter Savage Landor / by Robert Browning

      London : Printed for private circulation 1919 - Limited edition of 30 copies printed for Thomas J. Wise for his private circulation by Richard Clay & sons. One of an edition of thirty copies only. Wise. In three letters to Isa Blagden. 13 p ; 22 cm. Subjects: Landor, Walter Savage -- English literature -- 1789-1919 -- Criticism. Thomas Wise - Forgers - Nineteenth Century. Very good copy in the original paper wrappers; edges somewhat nicked and dust-dulled as with age. Remains particulalry well-preserved overall. Signed and dated on the front cover by Arthur Hutchinson. Jan. 24, 1920. 1 Kg. 13 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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