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        Pantschatantra. Fabeln aus dem indischen Liebesleben. Lithographien von R. Janthur.

      Gurlitt,, Berlin, 1919 - Berlin, Gurlitt, 1919. 47 + 1 S. OHpgm. EA. Nr. 169 von 700 Expl. Mit 10 kolor. Tafeln. Mit der eighd. Signatur des Künstlers. - Der Venuswagen. Erste Folge, Band III. - Kl. Exlibris-St. a. V., die fragile Seide des Einbandes m. großflächigen Fehlstellen a. Vorderseite, ansonsten leichte Gbrsp. Die beiden Schließen sind vorhanden. Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        In Flanders Fields and Other Poems

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1919. First. First American edition, issued simultaneously with the Canadian. A little foxing to the endpapers and very light wear to the boards, near fine in very good, age-toned dustwrapper with internal (and unnecessary) brown tape repair. Important collection of WWI poems. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        FEU PIERROT. 1857 - 19 ?

      Paris H. Floury 1919 - 19.7x26.4 cm., 183 pp., édition avec portrait en couleurs en frontispice, de nombreuses illustrations hors et dans le texte, 16 planches en n/b (dont 2 à double-page) et 15 planches en couleurs (dont 1 à double-page) par A. Willette, relié demi-maroquin havane à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos à 5 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. 1790 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le Testament. Nouvelle en prose par monsieur Paul Bourget de l'Academie Francaise. Illustrations de monsieur Garcia Benito.

      Paris: printed by Francois Bernouard for Edition de La Guirlande, 1919 - ONE OF THE EARLIEST AND ONE OF THE BEST ART DECO ILLUSTRATED BOOKS. First edition of this novella by Bourget, illustrated with 22 beautifully hand-colored pochoir plates by Garcia Benito, of which three are loose, full-page hors-texte plates. Edition limited to only 154 numbered copies, of which this is one of 150 printed on fine, thick Arches wove paper. Folio. Original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH NO DEFECTS. Extremely rare, especially in such pristine, fresh condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        Manuscript]: "The Twilight of the Manikins: Verses Written during the Great War"

      New York 1919 - Octavo. Red cloth. Over 200 pages of manuscript war poetry written in a publisher's "dummy" volume (that is, a bound volume issued with only blank pages, the book title "The Long Gallery" by Eva Lathbury and publisher Henry Holt stamped on the cloth). Trent hand-numbered the 208 pages of poetry, the verses almost entirely in holograph (a few printed pieces pasted in and amended). The volume shows a great deal of work with portions cut and pasted in later holograph (and occasionally dated) corrections and edits, etc.Trent was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1862, the son of a surgeon in the Confederate Army of distinguished Virginia ancestry. In 1880 he began studying at the University of Virginia where he became the editor of the Virginia University Magazine. He did post-graduate study at Johns Hopkins University, after which he accepted an offer to teach at Sewanee, The University of the South where he became a professor of English and the acting professor of history from 1888 until 1900, and from 1893 was dean of the academic department. He founded and edited *The Sewanee Review* (now the longest continuously published literary quarterly in the U.S.). He also created the Sewanee Historical Society at the University of the South. In 1900, he became professor of English literature at Columbia University where he devoted himself to the study of Daniel Defoe. He edited the Cambridge History of American Literature, and published many books on literary historical subjects, many Southern, including William Gilmore Simms and Robert E. Lee.Trent published five of the earliest poems represented here from 1915 in *The Fatherland* and *The Texas Review*, but this voluminous collection of intelligent literary poetry devoted to the cataclysmic conflict appears to be largely unpublished. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Texas and Oklahoma Official Railway & Hotel Guide Map, WITH THE RARE BOOKLET

      The Texas Railway Guide Company, St. Louis, MO 1919 - 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Zehn Radierungen.

      Gilhofer & Ranschburg,, Wien, 1919 - Wien, Gilhofer & Ranschburg, 1919. 37 x 47 cm. o. Pag. [12 Bll.] Lose Blattsammlung in OHlw.Mappe. Nr. 90 von 120 num. Expl. Mit den zehn, eighd. sign. Radierungen. - Mappe etw. berieben, vereinzelt etw. stockfleckig. - Martin, (1890 - 1967), war Professor an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien. Deutsch Lose Blattsammlung in OHlw.Mappe.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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      Ed. América, Madrid 1919 - 1ª ed. 12.2x16.8. 239pp. Fotos. Rústica. Algunas huellas de óxido pero muy buen ejemplar. Este es la última publicación del Lasso modernista, o quizás postmodernista como describe este libro Bonet, antes de su reinvención como poeta ultraista, vanguardista. Realmente es uno de los poetas más fascinantes de esas décadas tan llenas de vida y novedad poética. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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      [Glastonbury, October 9th, 1919 - A contemporary sketch of the dedicatee of The Lark Ascending, signed by her at the Glastonbury Festival, 1919. Marie Hall (1884-1956) was the outstanding violinist of her generation and it was for her that Vaughan Williams wrote this most popular piece of English music. First written in 1914, performance of The Lark was delayed by Williams' service in the Great War. He and Hall revised it together in 1920 for a piano and violin performance that year, before she performed it for the first time in a full orchestral version (under Sir Adrian Boult) later that year. Hill played a famous Stradivarius which later took her name. Watercolour portrait (194 × 116 mm), full length with violin, signed [?] 'PCMH-G' and dated, neatly mounted on card, which is signed 'Yours very sincerely / Marie Hall', framed and glazed, the verso with old manuscript note 'original drawing of Miss Marie Hall at the Glastonbury Festival Oct 9. 1919 & autographed by her.' [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        [Small Archive]: United Mine Workers of America Commission Signed by John L. Lewis to W.A. "Tony" Boyle, future president of the UMWA and convicted murderer of Joseph Yablonski, with related material

      A small archive of documents pertaining to the organized labor career of W.A. Boyle. One of America's great power-brokers during his long life, John L. Lewis became acting president of The United Mine Workers of America in 1919. He finally retired in 1960 and was succeeded by Thomas Anderson, himself quite elderly and in failing health. When Anderson died three years later William Anthony Boyle took over the UMWA. "Tough Tony" Boyle consolidated the powers of the union president and was involved in widespread corruption. In 1969 Pennsylvania union leader Joseph Yablonski created a credible challenge to Boyle but ultimately lost, and was murdered with his wife and daughter a few days after the election. Boyle was convicted of ordering the murder and died in prison in 1985. Hollywood revisited the crime in the 1986 HBO film Act of Vengeance with Wilford Brimley portraying Boyle and Charles Bronson as Yablonski. Further details available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Beautés de 1918. (Op. 4.) Illustré de quatre dessins de Juan Gris

      Paris (Éditions de l?'Esprit Nouveau), 1919.. (30)pp. 4 illus. after drawings by Gris. 4to. Dec. wraps., repeating the design on the title-page. One of 200 copies on papier bouffant, signed and numbered in pen by Gris and Dermée in the justification, from the limited edition of 216 in all. In a letter to Dermée of September 1918, full of poetic uncertainties (?"I?'m immersed in a dream about such important work that I think of nothing else. Time and space only exist in my life as ideas or elements of my work?"), Gris wrote happily, and whimsically, to accept the commission of these illustrations. ?"With great pleasure will I give the hand of my daughter (a daughter whom I shall create specially) to your newest-born, always provided that my daughter?'s guardian has no objections?" (the guardian in this case being his dealer, Léonce Rosenberg). The four vignettes are Cubist still-lifes, a bit reminiscent in format of Braque?'s woodcuts for Satie?'s ?"Le Piège de Méduse.?" A beautiful copy, very fresh and clean.

      [Bookseller: Ars Libri Ltd]
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        The chronicles of America series. Edited by Allen Johnson, Gerhard R. Lomer und Charles W. Jeffreys. 50 Bände und Supplement-Band, zusammen 51 Bände.

      New Haven Yale University Press -24 1919 - Ca. 200 bis 300 S. je Band. Mit zahlreichen Tafeln und Karten. 8° (21 x 14 cm). Rotes Maroquin der Zeit mit Rückentitel, reicher Vergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt ("Bound by James MacDonald Co. New York City"). George Washington Edition. - Komplette, illustrierte Folge der überaus erfolgreichen Reihe. In abgeschlossenen Themenbänden ausgewiesener Fachleute wird die Geschichte Amerikas von den Ureinwohnern bis zum Ende des Ersten Weltkriegs dargestellt, die beiden Schlußbände befassen sich mit Kanada und den "Hispanic nations of the New World". In der vorliegenden Reihe zuätzlich noch mit dem Ergänzungsband von Ralph H. Gabriel und Arthur B. Darling "The Yale course of home study based on The chronicles of America". Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg wurde die Reihe noch mit sechs weiteren Bänden fortgesetzt, die hier aber nicht mehr beigegeben sind. - Seitlich und unten unbeschnitten, teils etwas gebräunt. Die Einbände teils an Kanten und Gelenken berieben, einige Kapitale auch etwas deutlicher beschabt, die Rücken nachgedunkelt, insgesamt aber schön erhalten. - Außergewöhnlich aufwendig und bibliophil gebundene Reihe, die Buchbinderei von James MaDonald war 1880 gegründet worden und bestand für ein Jahrhundert in New York. Die Werkstatt gilt als eine der bedeutendsten Firmen in den USA, 1909 hatte McDonald einen großen Teil der Werkzeuge der "Club Bindery" des Grolier Club übernommen. 28000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        The (London) Times Weekly (Newspaper) Edition: Bound Original Issues from 18 October, 1918 Through 25 July 1919 (No. 42. Vol. XLII Through No. 30 Vol. XLIII)

      London: The Times (of London). Hardcover. Approximately 1,000 pages. Very large volume measures over 18" high by over 12" wide and approximately 1.5" thick. Extensive coverage of the final weeks of World War I, its conclusion, and aftermath, plus other news of the day and contemporary advertisements. Each page very densely packed with small type-faced print and occasional maps. Contents appear to be bound original issues rather than reprints. Includes an 8 page illustrated section devoted to "London's Great Peace Celebration Procession" in July, 1919. Small original bookseller's sticker inside front board at bottom. Binding sound. Moderate wear and soiling externally. Partially rubbed gilt lettering upon front board and backstrip. Contents yellowing at edges. Please note: the April 11, 1919 issue was not bound in this volume. A sound copy of this most enthralling, comprehensive and unique reference. . Good. 1919. First Edition.

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        Banque de l'Union Parisienne Emprunt National: et Travail!

      Paris: Joseph-Charles, 1919. unbound. very good. Poster. Color lithograph mounted on linen. Page measures 45.75" x 30.75". French World War I poster. Minor overall wear, top edge has been cropped.

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      London: William Heinemann,, 1919. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914–1917. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine in silver, single rule to boards in silver, pictorial block of The Endurance copied from the original cover in silver, twin rule to turn-ins in silver, burgundy endpapers, all edges silver. Colour frontispiece, folding map and 87 plates. Some light browning to pages, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression. Shackleton embarked in 1914 on the Endurance to make the first traverse of the Antarctic continent; a journey of some 1800 miles from sea to sea. But 1915 turned into an unusually icy year in Antarctica; after drifting trapped in the ice for nine months, the Endurance was crushed in the ice on October 27. "Shackleton now showed his supreme qualities of leadership. With five companions he made a voyage of 800 miles in a 22-foot boat through some of the stormiest seas in the world, crossed the unknown lofty interior of South Georgia, and reached a Norwegian whaling station on the north coast. After three attempts. Shackleton succeeded (30 August 1916) in rescuing the rest of the Endurance party and bringing them to South America" (DNB). Amazingly, all members of the Endurance party survived the ordeal.

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        Night and Day.

      Duckworth, London, 1919 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, title and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, triple rule to turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        NIGHT AND DAY.

      Duckworth, London 1919 - Woolf, Virginia. NIGHT AND DAY. London: Duckworth & Co., (1919). First Edition of Virginia Woolf's second novel. 8vo. 538 pp. + 2 pp. of publisher's adverts. Dark grey cloth boards, lettered in pale blue to the spine and upper front cover. Dedicating the book to Vanessa Bell, 'But, Looking For A Phrase, I Found None To Stand Beside Your Name', Woolf wrote in a letter of 1916 to Vanessa, "I am very interested in your life, which I think of writing another novel about". Kirkpatrick And Clarke A4a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      [London: The Beaumont Press, 1919].. Quarter gilt vellum and decorated boards, printed label. Very light rubbing to corners and light soiling to boards, otherwise a very nice copy. First public edition, deluxe issue, limited to twenty-four copies printed on Japanese vellum, and signed by Conrad, in addition to two hundred and fifty unsigned copies on paper. This edition was preceded by Clement Shorter's 1917 private printing of twenty- five copies. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Magic Of Oz - 1st Edition/1st State

      Chicago: The Reilly and Lee Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1919. First Edition; First Printing. Card Covers. An attractive First Edition/First State in Near Fine condition, slight rubbing and wear to cloth and pastedown, a small closed tear on back free-endpaper. Original green cloth with very bright color pictorial label on front board. 12 color and many black/ white illustrations by John R. Neill throughout. Scarce in this condition; L. Frank Baum continues the adventures of Dorothy and all the well-known characters of Oz in this children's classic. Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz himself are out to search for the perfect birthday present for the beautiful Princess Ozma of Oz .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        Quia Pauper Amavi

      London: The Egoist Ltd, [1919]. First edition, one of 500 copies printed. 8vo. 51, [1] pp. Gray paper board with olive green cloth spine, printed paper label . Spine a little faded and label very slightly darkened, light foxing throughout text, but overall, a near fine copy. Bookplate and chop. Gallup A17a . This copy has the word "wherefore" corrected to "wherefrom" on page 34, as in most copies

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Das Aldegrever-Madchen [The Aldegrever Girl]

      Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin 1919 - Limited edition. Number 95 of 700 copies on laid paper. 39, [3] pp. With 8 original hand-colored lithographic plates by Georg Walter Rossner. 31 cm. Singed by the author. Volume 4 of the series: Der Venuswagen; Eine Sammlung Erotischer Privatdrucke mit Original-graphik. In quarter vellum and light red cloth, gilt spine title and centerpiece on the front board, vellum fastening ties with ivory clasps. With rubbing and some chipping to the cloth along the fore edges of both boards, light age-toning to the endpapers, lacking one ivory clasp, else very good in a fair slipcase. The text pages and plates are very clean and tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Das Aldegrever-Mädchen. Eine Novelle. Mit handkolorierten Original-Lithographien von Georg Walter Rössner.

      F. Gurlitt,, Berlin, 1919 - Berlin, F. Gurlitt, 1919. 39 + 2 S. OHpgm. EA. Nr. 169 von 700 Expl. mit der eighd. Signatur des Autoren. Mit acht kolor. Tafeln. - Der Venuswagen. Privatdrucke der Gurlitt-Presse. Erste Folge, Band IV. - Kl. Exlibris-St. a. V., die fragile Seide des Einbandes m. Fehlstellen, ansonsten leichte Gbrsp. Die beiden Schließen sind vorhanden. Deutsch

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        Autograph postcard signed ("Tzara").

      Zurich, 30. VII. [1919]. - 8vo. 1 p. With autograph address. To the German lyricist Alfred Vagts (1892-1986), telling him that the two poems he had sent will be published separately in "Zeltweg" and "Dada": "[.] Perhaps you will send us some other ones [.]" (translated from the German original).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Hill's Golden Rule Magazine May-June 1919

      Hill's Golden Rule Magazine. Book Condition: Softcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Hill's Golden Rule NAPOLEON HILL 1919 FIRST EDITION Very Rare Business Magazine

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        A Slave's Adventures Toward Freedom: Not Fiction, but the True Story of a Struggle

      Oxford, Ohio: The Author. [1919]. First. First edition. Small octavo. 54pp., frontispiece portrait, plus 3 plates. Blue lettered cloth. Pencil notes on the titlepage, a little worn at the extremities, near fine. Signed by the author beneath his portrait. Self-published autobiography of a freed slave. Bruner, whose fair was a slavemaster and his mother a slave, was born in Winchester, Kentucky. He ran away and was caught and severally beaten on several occasions, he was eventually freed by Union forces and eventually joined the Union Army. After he was mustered out he joined relatives in Ohio, and who served for many years as a janitor at Miami University in Ohio. Includes a long poem about Bruner by his granddaughter, Edna Bradley. Uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Pierrot Wounded and Other Poems

      New York: Britton Publishing Company. 1919. First. First edition. Black boards titled in gilt (also issued in wrappers, no priority). Bookplate of Kevah Griffis (a pseudonym of Lillian Fassett), and a different ownership name, some scuffing to the boards, a very good copy. Number 84 of 550 numbered copies. Inscribed by the author: "For Lillian Fassett with the author's homage. Walter Adolphe Roberts. September 27, 1919." The author's rare first book, a volume of poetry, accompanied by a few translations into English of poems by European poets. .

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        Autograph Letter Signed.

      - British airship commander, the first to use a British airship on patrol in World War One and the first to make a transatlantic airship flight in 1919. ALS, 2pp (single leaf), 4½" X 7½", Cardington, England, 1930 February 25. Addressed to the librarian of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Near fine. Single original mailing fold. Blind-embossed crest. Boldly penned in blue fountain pen from the "Royal Airship Works," Scott transmits "the 'Royal Aeronautical Society' Journal, of November 1929 [not present], which include a copy of the lecture I gave before the Society, on the subject of 'Handling & Mooring of Airships'." Handsomely signed in full. Scott was killed eight months later in the spectacular crash of the airship R 101 in northern France -- which signaled the end of Britain's interest in dirigibles. Extremely scarce in this form, especially with dirigible content. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Ein Liederbuch.

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, [1919]. - One of 100 numbered copes. With 34 lithographs on China. First lithograph signed in pencil. Oblong 4to. Quarter white leather and boards. In original slipcase, somewhat worn. Rümann 61b. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Palestine, the Land of Promise and Adventure: An Account, Descriptive & Historical, of Famous Cities & Places in the Holy Land, Visited on Active Service with the E. E. F

      Cairo, The Nile Mission Press, (1919).. Small octavo. Pp. 54. Plus 34 halftone photographic plates, printed on different paper, bound in. Original pictorial grey card wrappers, bit rubbed, corner creased, upper wrapper with tape repair for short tear. Else, a fine copy. ~ A fascinating small book, written and photographed by the Senior Chaplain to the Forces, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, with the intention to provide His Majesty's soldiers with a handy book of reference to Palestine and the Holy Land. The book contains a relatively large number of plates, depicting ancient and new towns and villages, holy shrines, landscapes, historical monuments and sites, and some inhabitants. Most fascinating are the images of pure military interest: a derelict tank; a cannon named ?Jericho Jane?; and a mobile gun, nicknamed the ?Finish Turk?. Reverend Payne's text is a wonderful combination of historical background, actual information, traveller's notations, and Biblical contemplations. He previously wrote ?Jerusalem, the City of the Great King? which was meant to serve as a guide book to Jerusalem. Both these books were sold in army canteen huts. In his Foreword, Philip W. Chetwode, Late Commanding 20th Army Corps, Palestine, writes: ?I feel sure that all soldiers who find themselves, now or in the future, serving in Palestine, will be grateful to him for having provided them with such a useful book which cannot fail to add to the interest of the time they spend in the Holy Land.?

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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      Johannesburg, South Africa; South African Jewish Board Of Deputies.. 1919-1962. Pamphlet. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 23cm. 19 consecutive reports submitted to the Fourth through Twenty-third national congresses of the Jewish Board of Deputies. “Today the SAJBD [South African Jewish Board of Deputies] represents nearly all of the Jewish community institutions and synagogues, works as a watchdog against anti-Semitic articles in the media, examines legislation concerning the Jewish community and maintains contact with Diaspora communities world-wide, as well other political and religious organizations in South Africa. ” ( Descriptions of the Jewish Board of Deputies positions on Zionism, persecution and violence against Jews in Europe and the resettlement and emigration of European Jews. OCLC lists only 3 runs worldwide (NYPL. Brandeis, NLI) , and a few libraries list single issues. All spines rebacked. Some shelf wear, showing on certain volumes more than others. Text is clean and fresh. Overall good+ condition. (AJCONG-31) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Girl's Autograph Album

      [no place]. 1919-1946. Oblong octavo. Full vellum album with gilt titles, decorations, and page edges measuring 7" x 8". Illustrated. Slightly bowed with rubbing on the board, near fine. A beautifully bound and extensively illustrated autograph album of a girl identified only as "Clarice" with most of the entries dated between 1919 and 1920 and a few marked 1946. Throughout the nearly completed album are handwritten poems and elaborate illustrations, most are signed and dated, along with some items pasted in from cards and magazines to Clarice from her various acquaintances. The artwork, mostly pen and ink and watercolors, range in skill with most being quite good, depict detailed images of butterflies, women, and even Christchurch Priory in England. Poetry is also written out, a lot of it about war including the famous WWI poem, "In Flander's Field;" memories, "the past is a closed volume, the present an open book the future endless pages;" and of course the comedians, "I cannot paint, I cannot draw, and I am not a poet. So all that I can say in here is "thank the Lord I know it." There are also humorous cartoon drawings of animals and silly looking men and caricatures as well as fairy tale characters such as the goose girl and Repunzel. A beautifully illustrated and intriguing representations of friendships and life in 1920s England. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        South - The Story Of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914 - 1917

      William Heinemann 1919 - Cloth, G. xxii+376pp, colour frontis, 87 b/w plates [ inc one panorama ], folding map, 6 maps in the text & 2 b/w figs, index, a fair copy - the wartime paper browned at the edges as usual, this copy in plain red cloth probably rebound in the 1930's, Times Book Club ticket on the rear pastedown, map badly torn but complete, the index pages very yellowed whereas the main text is only yellowed around the margins - more of a cream colour to the text. A copy in need of restoration. The true first edition [ printed on poor quality paper stocks due to the First World War ] of one of the most, if not the the most, famous Expedition accounts of all time. In 1914 the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition set sail in the Endurance under the command of Shackleton. He had had sucess on two previous expeditions and this expedition had high hopes of sucess. But the Endurance became Ice-bound & was crushed leading to one of the greatest feats of endevour in the annals of exploration. Shackelton managed to rescue all of his men and considering the difficulties, in good time. 1250 grams. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A not quite Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing with a number of the page edges uncut/unopened at their bottom edges (rubbing through to the bottom edge of each board as well as part of the other edges, rubbing to the spine ends and board corners, some chipping to the spine label --- lacking the scarce dust jacket), SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM on the title page. 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.) As noted above, a number of leaf-pairs remain uncut at the bottom, indicating that the book likely has not been read -- certainly not in its entirety. Signed copies of von Heidenstam's work in any language, in any edition, and in any condition 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, SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM. EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE TO RARE.

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        Fromme Gesänge von Theobald Tiger. Mit einer Vorrede von Ignaz Wrobel.

      Berlin-Charlottenburg, Felix Lehmann Verlag, 1919. - 8vo. IX, 117 pp. Original printed wrappers. First edition. - Author's autograph inscription signed on inside of front cover: "Dem großen Schweiger widmet dieses beschädigte Remittendenexemplar Tiger. Wrobel. Panter. Hauser und ick! 1919." - Cover slightly chafed, otherwise fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Limited, 1919. Very scarce, first edition DELUXE ISSUE ON FINE HANDMADE PAPER. Limited issue of only 170 copies SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY HARRY CLARKE. With 24 stunning full page black and white plates by Harry Clarke and with a profusion of very fine Clarke designed head and tail-pieces throughout. Large, thick 4to, in the publisher&#39;s best deluxe binding of full vellum, the upper board decorated in gilt from designs by Harry Clarke, the spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 383 pp. A very fine and beautiful copy, still partially unopened, the text bright and the vellum unusually fresh and clean. THE RARE DELUXE EDITION OF ONLY 170 SIGNED AND NUMBERED COPIES. Perhaps the most perfect edition of Edgar Allen Poe&#39;s TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION. Clarke&#39;s stunning black and white plates utilize dramatic wide areas of black with intricate areas of white appearing nearly scratched out. The effect at once conveys both the beauty and horror unique to Poe&#39;s writing and evokes the dense spiritual qualities of the exquisite text. A wonderful marriage of artist and writer and "probably the ideal interpreter of Edgar Allan Poe." (Bowe, 53)<br> There are twenty-nine tales including "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Fall of the House of Usher", and "The Descent into the Maelstrom.

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        La Vie et l??uvre de Pierre-Auguste Renoir. DELUXE Edition + Tableaux, Pastels & Dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

      La Vie et l??'uvre de Pierre-Auguste Renoir. DELUXE Edition. Illustrated by Renoir. Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1919. Deluxe Edition limited in 100 copies on Japon Imperial. Bound in red leather with the original soft cover and spine well preserved. Folio. With 2 sets of prints one in Japon and one in Arches wove; each set contains: one Original Etching of Renoir : 'Baigneuse assise', (Delteil 11) , with the Renoir stamped signature, 50 heliogravures, and one lithograph in color after Renoir. Ref: Monod 9641. Together with: Tableaux, Pastels & Dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Illustrated by Renoir. Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1918. Two Volumes. Very rare copy, almost unique, because the book was destroied before the publication. Bound in red leather with the original soft cover and spine well preserved. The book contain two etchings: Etude pour une Baigneuse with stamped signature (Stella 16) and Femme nue couchee (Tournee a droite) (Deltail 13). 700 reproductions. Printed in beau papier teinte'

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        La Vie et l'Oeuvre de Pierre-Auguste RENOIR (D.11).

      Paris. Ambroise Vollard, 1919 - Paris. Ambroise Vollard, 1919, first edition, one of 525 numbered copies on "beau papier teinté" (total edition 1000). The complete book with 280 pages, 51 full-page engraved plates after Pierre-Auguste Renoir with the imprinted tissue guards; + an original etching by Renoir "Femme Nue" (also titled "Baigneuse Assise", (Delteil / Stella 11), with Renoir's stamped signature; + full-page color lithograph "Les Sirènes" by Auguste Clot after Renoir. There also are numerous reproductions of artist's works. Text in French. Bound in period 1/2 cream morocco over boards with leather label; both original wrappers bound in; top edge gilt (now slightly dull, as usual); a very short expertly repaired tear on the bottom margin of one page, but overall a superb copy in a period decorative slipcase; 13 x 10 in. References: Monod 9641; Mahé III, 697-8; Delteil 11. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La vie et l'oeuvre de Pierre-Auguste Renoir

      Ambroise Vollard 1919 - Vollard, A.: La vie et oeuvre de P. A. Renoir. With 1 Original Etching of Renoir, 51 heliogravures (1 in color) and 162 illustrations. Paris, A. Vollard 1919. 4to. As Frontispice the etching of 'Baigneuse assise', (Delteil 11) , with the Renoir stamped signature. One of 525 copies on "Papier teinte`", in original cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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