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        FIGHTING THE FLYING CIRCUS

      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 Exemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren, s-118a-0515* Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 396

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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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        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, Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919. First Edition. First-hand narrative of a gilded-age prostitute. The author fell into the Life in the 1890s and went on to ply her trade in the mining camps of Butte, Montana and later as a madame in San Fracisco's Tenderloin district. A contemporary clipping (dated December, 1919) tipped on to the front endpaper identifies the author as one "Dolly Ogden," and notes that the book had been recently suppressed by New York's Society for the Suppression of Vice. NOTE: Over the years (as of 2012) we have handled five copies of the first edition of this work. In three copies, the introduction by Judge Ben B. Lindsey (juvenile court judge of Denver) had been neatly excised; in two (and as in the present example) the introduction was intact. Though we have yet to conduct a census of institutional copies, we now feel fairly confident in surmising that this excision represents a point of issue - our theory being that portions of Lindsey's introduction (perhaps the part where he suggests that the book would make good reading for "girls having reached a reasonable maturity...[to learn] what evil is") were thought by the publisher to be injudicious, especially after the Comstock Committee's characterization of the book as "obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, indecent, and disgusting;" and that, rather than face prosecution for advocating the sale of smut to children, the publishers instead decided to remove the offending passage. An extremely uncommon work, especially in dustwrapper. First issue (see note below). Octavo. Linen-backed boards, dustjacket; 329pp. Contemporary ownership signature ("J.J. Stephens") to front endpaper; newspaper article tipped on to fixed endpaper. Spine gilt slightly oxidized; faint foxing to linen spine and text block edges; binding slightly pulled but still a firm, about VG copy in the extremely uncommon printed dustwrapper, rubbed, worn, and with a few chips along extremities; just Very Good.

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        My Man Jeeves

      UK: Newnes, 1919. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+. My Man Jeeves by PG Wodehouse First Edition First Impression Newnes 1919 Butler & Tanner. Printed by Butler and Tanner. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Very light marks to boards, no toning or fading to spine. A VG+ copy (with two pages of advertisements).

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        THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS

      George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London 1919 - RARE. Authorized translation of the third edition with introduction by A.A. Brill. Fifth printing of the original, first published in 1913. Professor Freud's first book, arguably one of the most influential books of the 20th century. In blue patterned boards with gilt lettering, partially rubbed away at spine, bright on the front cover. Binding tight, book is internally unmarked, endpapers are age-toned. A terrific copy of this seminal masterpiece. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Night and Day

      UK: Duckworth. London, Duckworth, 1919. Hardback first edition and first impression. A very good copy with some bumping and rubbing to the boards. Dustiness to the top edge, some signs of age and looseness to the page block. Spine is splitting along the upper edge. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1919.

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        Ferdinand Hodler

      Zürich, Rascher & Cie. 1919-1920.. 2°. (45 x 36, 5 cm.). 275 (v. 276) Taf. in Lichtdruck u. XX (v. XXVIII?) farb. lithogr. Taf. OKart.-Mappen. Lieferungs.-Mappen (Num. 1-16). Rücken meist rissig. Staubfleckig. Ohne Umschlag-Mappe Nr. 15. EA Ausgabe "A" Nr. V. - Enthält 117 Tafeln mit 141 Abb. nach Zeichnungen, 159 Reproduktionen nach Gemälden und Plastiken (2) in Lichtdruck u. 28 Faksimile nach Gemälden in Farblithographie. - In unserem Exemplar fehlt Tafel Nr. 13 ("Sumpflandschaft"). - Beigaben: Ders. Ferdinand Hodler. Beiträge zur Erkenntnis seiner Persönlichkeit und seines Schaffens. Vorzugsausgabe "A" Nr. V. Ebda. 1918. 2°. VIII, 9 S., 2 farblithogr. Taf., 2 schw.-w. Taf. in Lichtdruck sowie 10 mont. schw.-w. Taf. OKart. Mappe. Mappe staubfleckig, gelöst u. randrissig. - Dazu: Ders. (Hrsg.). Vierundzwanzig Handzeichnungen Ferdinand Hodlers mit begleitendem Text. Ebda. 1919. 2°. 2 Bll., 5 (1) S., 1 Bl., 24 Taf. in Lichtdruck. OKart.-Mappe. Mappe stark randrissig, unt. Flügel fehlt. Kl. Fleck a. d. Titelbl. - Keine portofreie Lieferung möglich!

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        SINDICAT VITICOLA COMARCAL DE MARTORELL, 19 FOTOGRAFIES ORIGINALS 1919

      1919 - Martorell. Cartoné. 23X14. 19 fotografies originals de tot el proces de residus vínics del 1919 del Historic Sindicat Viticola Comarcal de Martorell. Impulsat i presidit per Francesc Santacana, el Sindicat Vitícola Comarcal de Martorell va ser fundat l'any 1917. Inicialment, la seva activitat es va centrar en el tractament de residus vínics: brises i mares, per a la producció d'alcohol. Amb els anys va anar assolint gran importància i el 1932 comptava amb 3775 afiliats. L'edifici, de planta baixa i tres pisos, està decorat amb pintures al·lusives a la verema. Raríssim exemplar. Ref A 17 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        2 Books on Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate in the Hudson Valley--The Altoviti Aphrodite & The Gardens of Kijkuit

      Privately Printed. 1919/1920. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Two books. First editions from 1919 & 1920. Both hardcovers, illustrated, clean unmarked text, both Very Good copies, soiling or discoloration to some pages, some soiling or discoloration to the covers, rubbing and minor wear to the edges of the covers of both books. We've housed both books in protective mylar. Both of these volumes are rare books!

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        A Boy's Absence by a Schoolmaster

      London: George Allen & Unwin. (1919). First edition. 24mo. 24pp. Printed brown wrappers. Label of Francis E. Murray, who presumably distributed the book, on the front wrap. Near fine. Anonymously authored long and well-written poem by a schoolmaster pining away for one of his male students after the term ends. The author taught at Battersea Polytechnic School. Young 3545 P. OCLC locates seven copies. .

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        Les Jardins Precieux

      , 1919 1919. CHARMAISON, Raymond. Les Jardins Précieux. Preface by Henri de Régnier. [vi], [8] pp. Illustrated with 8 full-page colour pochoir plates by Charmaison, plus coloured cover illustration and one black and white title illustration. Folio, 490 x 335 mm, bound in original publisher's printed paper folding chemise, preserved in new cloth folding box. Paris: Chez Meynial, 5 November 1919. |~||~||~||~| First Edition. One of 8 copies accompanied by an original watercolour, this "La Treille Rose." A colourful example of Deco luxuriousness, which only pochoir printing under the guidance of Jean Saudé could achieve. One of the premier books of Art Deco illustration. These imaginary "Precious Gardens" are a testament to the power of the printed book as a vehicle for transporting the viewer/reader into the garden and a world of dreams. As Henri Régnier observes in the book's gold-printed preface: "Il contient quelques feuilles avec des lignes et des couleurs, à peine les aurez vous considerées que vous serez transporté dans un pays de lumière et de soleil..." The exquisite coloured plates offer garden views centered on a special garden feature. For example, the cover illustrates an idyllic forest stream; plate 1, "La Salle Verte" shows a Roman garden with pool, bright flowers, and marble columns; plate 2, "Les Flo" captures a yew-covered walk along the seashore; plate 3, "La Jarre" a terracotta pot is the focus of a brightly-flowered Mediterranean garden; plate 4, "L'Allée Rouge" evokes an Oriental garden with iris, red walkway, Japanese bridge and exotic trees; plate 5, "L'Atrium" an interior garden with fountain, potted trees and lounging cushions; plate 6, "Le Berceau" a lush covered berceau with tropical fruit; plate 7, "La Charmille" a verdant gateway into a hortus inclusis; and plate 8, "La Creille Rose" a night-time view of wisteria and roses on a trellis under the stars etc. -- each one rendered in the richest colours of the pochoir technique. Pierre Corrard, novelist and poet, established his publishing house in 1912 and began working with such noted illustrators of the day as Georges Barbier, Charles Martin and A.E. Marty. After his death his wife, Nicole Corrard, resumed his publishing efforts under the name "Collection Pierre Corrard." The luxurious pochoir renderings of fashion designs issued by Corrard conveyed the artistry of French haute couture during this period; the same is true of his stunning plates for Les Jardins Précieux, which provided a fresh expression of the new artistic visions of the "jardin d'artiste." Lacking ribbon tie, else, a very fine copy.

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        Pictorial Album of the First Over There: "Album de la Guerre." Five Hundred [Cleveland Clinic] Photographs, Seventy Drawings, and Thirteen Articles by Members of Base Hospital No. 4, U.S.A. serving with the British Forces on the Somme Front. and Mobile Hospital No. 5, U.S.A. Serving in the Meuse - Argonne Sector. Number 32 of only 50 copies.

      Scientific Illustrating Studios, Cleveland, Ohio 1919 - 117 pages, numerous photographs & drawings. Limited to one thousand copies of which this is number 926 but further limited to one of only fifty copies (this being # 32) with pencil-signed copy of a Caroline Armington frontispiece etching of "The First American Flag Hoisted by the First AEF Military Contingent." Recounts history of Base Hospital Number 4 & the beginnings of the famous Cleveland Clinic. The copy of William Jackson Brownlow who was the resident artist at the Cleveland Clinic. ; Oblong Folio; Additional images and further information provided upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hamburger Adressbuch 1919, Band 1 und 2, Jahrgang 133 Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg mit Landgebiet. Bergedorf und Cuxhaven im ersten Band. Altona,Wandsbek,Blankenese und Umgebung im zweiten Band

      Hermanns Erben, Hamburg Speersort( Hamburger Adressbuch), H.W.Köbner,Altona, Breite Straße (Altonaer Adressbuch), 1919.. Band 1: Inh.verzeichnis 24 S. Abschnitt I. mit 92 Seiten.Abschnitt II. mit Nachträgen = 20 Seiten.Abschnitt II. = alphabetisches Personenverzeichnis mit 1055 Seiten. Abschnitt III.(Handel,Schiffahrt,Industrie und Gewerbe mit 463 Seiten. Abschnitt III 2 (Exportgeschäfte,Importgeschäfte,Agenturen und Musterlager für Export und Bezugsquellen für Export) mit 112 Seiten sowie eine Seite Ortschafts-Verzeichnis. Band 2 Abschnitt IV. (Alph. Verz. der Strassen, Plätze und Brücken der Stadt Hamburg, sowie der Ortschaften des Landgebietes mit 738 Seiten, sowie ein einseitiger Kalender auf das Jahr 1919. Abschnitt V. mit 120 Seiten. Abschnitt VI. Verz. d. Behörden Einwohner und Firmen von Wandsbek, Bramfeld-Hellbrook, Tonndorf-Lohe, Altrahlstedt, Neurahlstedt, Reinbek,Wohltorf,Aumühle,Sachsenwald-Hofriede,Friedrichsruh,Wentorf,Sande,Schiffbek und Wilhelmsburg einschließlich Neuhof mit 68 Seiten. Abschnitt VII: Altona = Altonaer Adressbuch von 1919, einschließlich Ottensen,Bahrenfeld,Oevelgönne und Othmarschen mit näherer Umgebung Blankenese, Dockenhuden, Groß-und Klein-Flottbek,Lokstedt,Stellingen-Langenfelde,Wedel usw. hier Abschnitt 1 mit 32 Seiten, Abschnitt 2 mit 168 Seiten Abschnitt 3 mit 47 Seiten. Abschnitt Vier entfällt wegen vorgeschriebener Papierersparnis und konnte nur zum Bezugspreis von Mk. 1,50 gesondert bestellt werden. Abschnitt 5 mit 24 Seiten. Abschnitt 6 mit 83 Seiten. Halbgewebe. Dieses umfangreiche und seltene Werk beeinhaltet auch das Altonaer Adressbuch von 1919. Die Seiten sind durchgehend papierbedingt gebräunt (Typische Nachkriegsqualität) Teilweise wurde mit Buntstiften reingekritzelt, Text doert aber meistens lesbar. Der Rücken von Band 2 ist aufgebrochen und auch Band 1 weist am Rücken Öffnungen am Rücken auf. Stempel auf den Schnitten. Bis auf den genannten fehlenden einen Abschnitt, der aufgrund von Papiermangel nur gesondert bestellt werden konnte scheint diese Ausgabe vollständig zu sein. Die Ausgabe von 1919 ist wirklich extrem selten und trotz der Erhaltung absolut sammelwürdig. B3/31

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        Statistisches Jahrbuch für das Königreich [ab 1919 "für den Freistaat"] Bayern. Jahrgänge 1-17 (1894-1926) komplett.

      . . Statistisches Jahrbuch für das Königreich [ab 1919 "für den Freistaat"] Bayern. Herausgegeben vom k. Statistischen Bureau (ab 1909 vom Statistischen Landesamt). Jahrgänge 1-17 (1894-1926) komplett. Vlg. Lindauer'sche Buchhandlung, München. 1-3 in festerm Kartoneinband, 4-9 in dunkelblauem Leinwandeinband, 10-17 in festem Kartoneinband. Je gr.8°, bis Jgg. 4 immer hinten mit Tafeln (teils farbig, teils aufklappbar), später nur mehr sporadisch. Allesamt mit Gebrauchsspuren (staubig, Blöcke partiell stockfleckig, Einbände und Schnitte partiell stark fleckig und stockfleckig, Rückenwapperl bei 1-3 abblätternd, 4-9 etwas schiefgelegen, partiell mit Stempel in den Blöcken) sonst, wenn nicht unten anders angegeben, guter Zustand. Die Blöcke scheinen unbenutzt, die Schäden durch Lagerung entstanden zu sein. Kein Konvolut für bibliophile Sammler wegen des mittelmässigen Zustandes - für Historiker jedoch von unschätzbarem Wert! Jahrgang 1 (1894, 284 Seiten, Tafeln), Jgg. 2 (1895, 298 Seiten, Tafeln, oberste Papierschicht des Einbandes teils abgerieben), Jgg. 3 (1897, 324 Seiten, Tafeln, Bindung etwas gelockert, Papierschicht teils abgerieben), Jgg. 4 (1898, 320 Seiten, Tafeln, die Tafeln halb vom Block getrennt), Jgg. 5 (1899, 295 Seiten), Jgg. 6 (1901, 304 Seiten), Jgg. 7 (1903, 315 Seiten, 1 Tafel), Jgg. 8 (1905, 336 Seiten), Jgg. 9 (1907, 330 Seiten), Jgg. 10 (1909, 418 Seiten, Tafeln, Einbandrücken mit Läsuren), Jgg. 11 (1911, 420 und 86 Seiten, Tafeln, Einbanddeckel hinten mit Abreibungsstelle), Jgg. 12 (1913, 469 und 112 Seiten, Tafeln, etwas bestossen), Jgg. 13 (1915, 471 und 113 Seiten, eine Tafel), Jgg. 14 (1919, 604 und 85 Seiten, eine Tafel), Jgg. 15 (1921, 568 und 93 Seiten, vorderer Einbanddeckel und erste Seiten mit schwärzlichem Wasserfleck, Einbanddeckel daslbst mit Bereibung), Jgg. 16 (1924, 500 und 83 Seiten, obrste Papierschicht der Einbände löst sich vom Karton der Einbände, Vorsatz mit Läsur, erste Seiten mit schwärzlichem Wasserfleck), Jgg. 17 (1926, 658 und 129 Seiten, Zustand wie vor nur etwas stärker).

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        Descriptive and Historical Album of Old Japanese Prints of the Ukiyo-ye School

      Yoshizawa Shoten, 1919, Japanese Cord-sewn, Book Condition: Very Good Plus, First EditionSize: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall, 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."

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        Pajer-Gartegen, Robert. - "Adam und Eva".

      . Holzschnitt, 1919/1920. Von Robert Pajer-Gartegen. auf gelblichem Papier. 14,9 x 15,0 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 23,5 x 20 cm (Blatt). Im Druckstock rechts unten Monogram. Darunter in Bleistift signiert. - Tadelloser Zustand. Robert Pajer-Gartegen (1886 Wien - 1944 Wien). Österreichischer Landschafts-, Genremaler und Grafiker. Studium an der Universität Wien mit Promotion 1912. Besuch einer Malschule. Kontakt mit den Künstlern der Kunstschau um Gustav Klimt. 1907/08 Anschluss an den Kreis um Max Oppenheimer und Oskar Kokoschka. 1922-38 Mitglied und Vizepräsident des Hagenbunds. 1929 Kunstpreis der Stadt Wien..

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        Sechzehn Radierungen zur Erbsünde. Eine erotische Schöpfungsgeschichte.

      Bruno Wollbruck, Weimar 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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        Sindbad Le Marin Et D'Autres Contes Des Mille Et Une Nuits

      H. Piazza, Paris 1919 - 147 pages. 31 x 24 cm. Twenty-seven color plates, mounted and framed with yellow border design of the title page, tissue guards caption printed in black ink, and with text also enclosed in aforementioned design frame. Limited edition, copy 122 OF 1500. HUGHEY 35h. "Four plates included here, but not in the English editions." Clean, fresh copy, slight nicks to apine extremities. Orig. delft blue decorated stiff wrappers. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SOUTH The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917

      William Heinemann. London. 1919. FIRST EDITION. 1st impression. Large 8vo. (10.1 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with colour photo frontis, five maps-including one large folding, and 87 mono photographic plates. A near very good copy with the page edges browned, as usual with this book. This first impression was printed on poor quality paper and is prone to browning. Original publishers dark blue cloth with silver illustration of The Endurance to front board. Spine and front board lettered in silver. Publishers blind stamped device to back board. Inner front hinge cracked but firm. Some rubbing to the extremities and remains of a repair to a split, about 1.5 inch long, to the lower rear outer hinge where a previous owner had placed a matching blue cloth patch which covered the first few letters of the Publishers name on the spine. This patch has mostly been removed so that the spine lettering is now readable. Overall an acceptable copy of this classic and fragile book.

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        South. The Story of Shackleton`s last Expedition 1914-1917.

      London, William Heinemann, 1919. Stor 8vo. XXI + (1) + 368 s. Frontispiece i farger. 87 illustrasjoner. 1 foldet kart. Orig. blått helsjirtingbd. dekorert med "The Endurance" i sølv på fordekkel. Navn på forsatsbl. og bakre forsats.. Et bra eks. Publisher`s blue full cloth decorated with "The Endurance" in silver on front board. Frontispiece in colour. 87 illustrations. 1 folding map. Name on front endpaper and rear pastedown. A good copy

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        SOUTH The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917

      William Heinemann. London. 1919. FIRST EDITION. 1st impression. Large 8vo. (10.1 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with colour photo frontis, 5 maps, including one large folding, and 87 mono photographic plates. A very good copy with the page edges browned, as usual with this book. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, the spine with five raised bands, ruled, lettered and decorated with an illustration of the Endurance, all in gilt. Single gilt dot and chain border on boards. Top edge gilt. The large folding map is inserted into a specially made pocket inside the rear board. Original publishers dark blue cloth front board, with silver illustration of the Endurance, and the spine, both lettered in silver, are bound in at the rear. This first impression was printed on poor quality paper and is prone to browning. Overall a very good copy of this classic and fragile book in an attractive leather binding.

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        Twinkle Toes and his Magic Mittens

      Racine. Whitman Publishing Co. 1919. - First Edition. Illustrated with full page plates in colour by F. R. Morgan. Thin 8vo. Pictorial cloth. Decorated endsheets. From the elusive " For All Children from 5 to 10 " series. An exceptionally rare title in the peak of pristine condition. An unmarred, Very Fine bright copy in an extremely rare, Fine and crisp 6 colour printed dustwrapper. Featured Children. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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