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        Plakat - Proletarok! Testverek! [Proletarier ! Geschwister ( Brüder und Schwestern)!]. Közotatasi Nepbiztossag VII/3 Ügyosztaly [VII/3 Amtsstelle(Abteilung) für die Volkssicherheit der Gemeinschafts-Erziehung].

      Budapest, 1919 - 95 x 63 cm, Zustand A. Die Ungarische Räterepublik (ungarisch: Magyarországi Tanácsköztársaság) unter Béla Kun wurde am 21. März 1919 ausgerufen und bestand bis zum 1. August 1919. Nach der Oktoberrevolution 1917, als die Bolschewiki in Russland die Macht übernahmen, war dies weltweit die zweite kommunistisch ausgerichtete Regierung.Am 25. Juni 1919 verkündete Kuns Regierung eine ?Diktatur des Proletariats?, worauf Banken, Großindustrie, Mietshäuser und Betriebe mit mehr als zwanzig Angestellten verstaatlicht wurden. Grundbesitz über 100 Joch wurde enteignet und in landwirtschaftlichen Produktionsgenossenschaften organisiert. Etwa 590 Personen wurden von Revolutionstribunalen hingerichtet.Die Räterepublik brach zusammen, als rumänische Truppen im Ungarisch-Rumänischen Krieg die ungarische Hauptstadt Budapest besetzten. Nachfolgestaat wurde das Königreich Ungarn unter Reichsverweser Miklós Horthy. 1200 gr.

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        SIMPLE JAGGAJAY

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

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        Poissons provenant des Campagnes du yacht Princesse-Alice (1891-1913) et du yacht Hirondelle II (1914). Fasc. LII.

      Subject: (Ittiologia). Monaco, 1919, in-folio brossura originale, carta uso mano (intonso) pp. 190 + 7 (bellissime) tavole doppie cromolitografiche f.t. (Soft Cover)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Famous Horses of the British Turf - 10 vols

      London: Welbecson 10 sm. folio volumes filled with biographies and fine photogravures of famous horses. In uniform bindings of brown cloth w/ white cloth spines & teg. All have lightly sunned spines and moderately foxed text & plates. The 1st volume (1919-1923), #198/600 copies, has a soiled and spotted spine, fraying at top. The 1924 volume is called volume 1, and the rest are numbered successively. #716/1000. 1925: 583/1000. Spots on spine, a little bowing to boards. 1926: spots on spine, covers soiled, and the brown cloth is separating from the white in the rear. #423/1000. 1927: spots on spine. #156/1000. 1928: both coveras bowed, spots on front cover. #371/1000. 1929: #124/1000. Spots on spine, soiled covers, more foxing than others. 1930: #274/1000. Soiled front cover. 1931: #104/1000. Bottom corners bumped (pages too). 1932: #90/1000. The best-looking book, though bumped at upper corners. Good plus overall. In spite of the numerous small flaws, the set looks handsome; the worst deficit is the foxing, which affects every plate at least somewhat. The photography, and the printing of the photos, is quite excellent. Each photo-plate has an onionskin interleaf.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by W.A. Rouch photos.

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        Trench Fever: A Louse-Borne Disease

      Oxford Medical Publications 1919 - Clean, unmarked pages. Book plate on first page. Good binding and cover. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Many fold outs. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Some British Ballads

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1919. - "A Series of Fascinating and Delightful Pictures"This Magnificent Work Should Appeal To All"RACKHAM, Arthur. Some British Ballads. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Constable & Co. Ltd, n.d. [1919].First trade edition, later issue. Quarto (10 x 7 3/8 in; 257 x 187 mm). 170, [2] pp. Sixteen full color plates mounted on gray paper with tissue guards, twenty-four black and white drawings. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettered. Top edge blue. Gray pictorial endpapers. Dust jacket. The mildest of wear to spine foot, otherwise a fine copy in very good dust jacket. Loosely inserted between two of the preliminary leaves is the original Constable & Co., request card which has left a small rectangular mark on the two facing pages."Few of Mr Rackham's work have been more consistently impressed with charm and beauty than his illustrations in colour to Some British Ballads. In them he pictures a succession of fascinating heroines habited in quaint and picturesque costumes, amid surroundings which, though belonging to no definite place or period, are always appropriate and congruous. His heroes are hardly less charming than his heroines, and the scenes in which they are represented constitute a series of fascinating and delightful pictures . one must feel grateful to Mr Rackham for giving us the prettiest picture book of the season" (The Connoisseur, Vol. LVI, 1920)."Never did old poems appear so gayly bedecked than Some British Ballads, which Arthur Rackham has gorgeously illustrated with 16 paintings It is hard to decide which the more attractive feature of this book—Mr. Rackham’s paintings or the ballads themselves" (New York Times)."No more effective inspiration for the gifted brush of Arthur Rackham could be found than these popular old ballads. Handsomely printed and bound, this magnificent work should appeal to all" (The Atlantic Monthly, Dec. 1920).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Have Faith In Massachusetts

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1919. Signed presentation on the front free endpaper.. Inscribed By Author. Second Edition Enlarged. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Lucidor. Figuren zu einer ungeschriebenen Komödie

      Bln., E. Reiss (1919).. 4°. 22 Bll. Mit 6 ganzseit. Orig.-Radierungen v. Karl WALSER OHLdr. m. goldgeprägt. Einbandtit. Rü. leicht berieb. EA. Rodenberg 461, 6; Jacoby 66; Badorrek-Hoguth A 15 - Als 5. Prospero-Druck in einer Aufl. v. 240 num. Expl. auf Zanders-Bütten. Die erste Radierung gegenüber d. Titel ist v. Künstler eh. signiert.

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        Mr. Sterling Sticks It Out

      Headley Bros, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1919. First Edition. 324 pages. No dust jacket. Blue boards with black lettering. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Heavy foxing and tanning to the endpapers, paste downs and fore-edge. Torn edge opposite contents page. Blue boards are lightly tanned, heavily scuffed, brown speckled, bubbled and rub worn with noticeable scratches and areas of fading. There is a fingertip sized black mark to the top left of the front board. The back board has three small dark, fading marks. The boards have a slight bend. Spine is yellowed, splitting at base and bumped but text remains clear.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        HISTORISCHER ATLAS DES WIENER STADTBILDES. [HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE VIENNESE CITYSCAPE. ] [LBC]

      Vienna, Austria: Vienna State Printing Office,. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Maps; German Language; Maps, color, b/w; Elephant Folio 23" ; 34 pages; 50 double-page plates along with some textural illustrations. All 50 double-page plates counted and present in Near Fine condiiton. Binding folder with tape reinforcement to part of spine. Cloth ties intact. Contents loose in binding as issued. Text with light toning to margin edges. .

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        Exposition du Systême du Monde.Paris: De l'Imprimerie du Cercle-Social, l'An IV [1796]. First edition.

      A very copy, with the very rare errata leaves, of Laplace's classic work on the origin and formation of the solar system in which he first stated his celebrated 'nebular hypothesis.' <br/><br/>&#10087;Sparrow, Milestones of Science 123; Honeyman 1919.<br/><br/> "One of the most successful popularizations of science ever composed." (DSB). "An elegant, non-mathematical classic on astronomy. It is in this work that Laplace introduced one of his most notable contributions (although he himself did not take it very seriously at first) -- the so-called nebular hypothesis, which provided a conjectural account of the origin of the solar system. This remained through the 19th century the most widely accepted view on the subject" (PMM 252). <br/><br/> "The two-volume work consists of five books. Book I begins with what any attentive observer may see if he will open his eyes to the spectacle of the heavens on a clear night with a view of the whole horizon. Book II (...) sets out the 'real' motions of planets, satellites, and comets and gives the dimensions of the solar system. Book III is a verbal précis of the laws of motion as understood in eighteenth-century rational mechanics, with special reference to astronomy and hydrostatics. In Book IV, Laplace in effect summarized his own work in gravitational mechanics. (...) Only Book V contains material that Laplace had not written up in technical form or presupposed. It gives an overview of the history of astronomy and concludes with the speculation since called the nebular hypothesis and another on the nature of the universe in outer space". (DSB). <br/><br/> As mentioned in the 2004 Christie's sale of the library of Jean-Louis Mosès: "A pair of errata leaves was added to very few copies [not present in the Mosès-Barrillot copy]". Both of these errata leaves are present in our copy. We can find no copy in the auction records having the errata leaves.. 8vo (203 x 125 mm), two volumes bound together in one contemporary French half calf with gilt spine, red and black morocco labels, and vellum corners, initials to title and old/contemporary inscription to verso, a fine copy, pp. [1-7] 8-314, [4:index], [2:errata]; [1-5] 6-312, [4:index], [2:errata]

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        LE CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES

      Paris, éditions de la sirène, 1919.** . Roux, Marcel. Relie en cuir, plats de papier marbré, dos doré, 26x33cm, 56pp, plat supérieur pique, illustré. Orné de bon gravures sur bois de Marcel Roux. N° 214 de 375 exemplaires nummeroté sur papier vélin d&#39; Arches.

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        The Russian Committee for Escaped Military Officers in Rotterdam. 1918-1919

      Rotterdam: , 1919. Landscape quarto. Cord-tied in the original letter-press card wraps. 41 mounted original photographs, neat calligraphic captions in Cyrillic. Wraps a little rubbed, soiled and spotted but sound, photographs with some marginal fade or oxidation, but overall very good. No other copy traced, the letter-press cover-title suggests a published item, the manuscript captioning a very small-scale issue. Fascinating visual record of relief services for Russian officer refugees in Holland. By the end of the First World War thousands of Russian prisoner-of-war escapees and deserters were scattered in cheap lodging-houses throughout Rotterdam and Schiedam, many with very little desire to be repatriated. The images collected here show a well-organized attempt to provide comprehensive assistance for them. Group portraits show two of the committees for the assessment of cases, with a number of individuals identified in the captioning; there are also individual portraits of the head of the committee, the secretary, the heads of the Economic and Accommodation Departments. Other images show the processing of new arrivals, undergoing interview and receiving an issue of civilian clothing; there are views of the boot and clothing workshops, the dentist&#39;s surgery, the doctor&#39;s office and emergency room, the dining room, temporary church, the classrooms of the secondary school, the blacksmith&#39;s shop and the carpentry, electronics and mechanical engineering facilities. An extremely intriguing glimpse into relief efforts in the aftermath of WWI.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE ARROW OF GOLD

      1919. A Story Between Two Notes. Garden City NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1919. Original blue cloth, with dust jacket. First Edition, first state. Because no American periodical would serialize it, THE ARROW OF GOLD was published there about four months before (and lacking many of Conrad&#39;s last-minute changes made in time for) the London edition. This copy is in the first state (actually comprised of the identical first and second printings), with only 20 books listed opposite the title page -- THE SHADOW LINE having been omitted; the second state (comprised of the identical third and fourth printings) lists all 21 and also has several minor alterations in the text.~Included is the very scarce dust jacket (scarcer, in our opinion, than the jackets for several earlier American Conrad titles such as VICTORY and WITHIN THE TIDES). The jacket is unusual on two counts: it is pictorial (well... a picture of a red arrow), unlike all but one of the other DP&Co Conrad jackets; and it includes on its verso a biographical sketch of Conrad (including a full-length portrait).~The volume is in near-fine condition, with the merest hint of shelf-wear. The jacket is good-to-very good (chipped at top and bottom of the spine, affecting "TH AR" at the top and with a few internal reinforcements; the top edge of the jacket intrudes into the author&#39;s name on the front panel, as we have seen on other examples. Cagle A38a(1).

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Der Erste Beernhäuter.

      Brandus, Berlin 1919 - 8vo. Mit radierter Initiale in Rotdruck und 5 ganzseitigen Orig.-Radierungen von Marcus Behmer. 28 S., 2 Bl. OHldr. Rodenberg 445, 7. - Siebenter Nibelungendruck. - Eines von 300 numer. Ex. - Ecken und Kanten minimal berieben, insgesamt ein schönes Exemplar. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dada 4-5. [In cop.: Anthologie Dada. Paruit sous la direction de Tristan Tzara.]

      Mouvement Dada (chez J. Heuberger) 1919 (15 Mai) Straordinario numero doppio dell?«Anthologie Dada», vede protagonisti tutti i maggiori esponenti del movimento. Raccoglie notevoli opere artistiche e poetiche d?avanguardia di Picabia, Tzara, Cocteau, Reverdy, Giacometti, Eggeling, Soupault, Aragon, Richter, Breton, Radiguet, Arp, Ribemont Dessaignes, Buffet, Klee, Perez-Jorba, Albert-Birot, Hausmann. Edizione con testi in lingua francese (esiste anche una tiratura con testo bilingue tedesco-francese). Fragile documento in stato di conservazione molto buono. Raro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontremoli]
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        A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes

      Washington, DC: The Smithsonian Institution, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, vol. 71, number 2. 4to (228x146 mm). [4], 69 pp., including separate title, printed self-wrapper, 10 pages of photographs on 5 leaves; some marginal thumbing and soiling, little browning. Dark-green buckram, gold-stamped title label on spine (extemities rubbed, edges bumped), bound with other publications of vol. 71, nos. 1 and 2. Provenance: Gerald F. Fitzgerald; New York University, General library (old bookplate to inner cover, small ink stamp to general title of vol. 71). A good ex-library copy, without library stamps to Goddard&#39;s publication. ---- <br><br> DSB V, 433; Honeyman sale 1521; Van Riper, Rockets and Missiles, 29. - First edition. "Goddard published his first major work in 1919. A sixty-nine-page treatise titled &#39;On a Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes.&#39; It was a serious technical study of how two-stage, solid-propellant rockets could be used to lift scientific instruments high into Earth&#39;s atmosphere, and ended with brief discussions of liquid-propellant rockets and the possibility of sending a rocket to the moon. Funded and published by the Smithsonian Institution, Goddard&#39;s pamphlet-sized work oozed respectability. The argument was dense, the writing dry, and the pages studded with equations and tables of data. It was, in other words, a model of respectable scientific writing, and it addressed an important scientific problem: how to gather atmospheric data from altitudes higher than the seven miles balloons could reach" (Van Riper)..

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        The Shaw Banking Series (Complete Six -6- Volume Set)

      A. W. Shaw Company 1919 - No Jacket as Issued. Series consists of six (6) volumes: "Advertising and Service"; "Accounting and Costs"; "Loans and Discounts"; "Management and Executive Control"; "Buildings, Equipment and Supplies"; and "Credits and Collections". All books have black cloth boards, with bright gold gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Some corners are bumped; most are sharp, with slightly worn edges. All pages of each volume appear to be clean, complete and tight, unless otherwise indicated. Many have several fold-out maps and layout charts. "Advertising and Service" volume has 312 pages + index. "Accounting and Costs" volume has 225 pages + index. "Loans and Discounts" volume has 264 pages + index; two pages (Part 1 and pp. 2-3) are torn, with a 1" square piece torn out, but included. "Management and Executive Control" has 328 pages + index. "Buildings, Equipment and Supplies" has 193 pages + index. "Credits and Collections" has 267 pages + index. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keener Books & Collectibles]
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        Robinhood Cove, Maine

      Robinhood, Me., ca. late 1940s. Watercolor. Matted. 14.5 x 21 inches. Matted. Signed. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919, Jason Schoener came from a family of distinguished American artists. He was the nephew of sculptor/painter William Zorach and his wife, painter Marguerite Zorach. Beginning in 1939, Schoener spent his summers at the Zorach family farm in Georgetown, Me., where he studied art with his Uncle William. After service in the Pacific during WWII, Schoener served as an instructor, department chairman, and dean at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, CA. Schoener&#39;s other teaching assignments included Mills College in Oakland, California, and the Athens Technological Institute in Greece. Meanwhile, Schoener continued to use his Georgetown and then Robinhood homes Me. as a summer studio. Over the span of almost two decades, Schoener had several solo exhibitions at the Midtown Gallery on East 57th Street in New York City. His works are in many museum and private collections, including the Oakland Museum and the Whitney Museum in New York. He died in 1997.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Die Altertumer Von Benin: Textband (TEXT VOLUME ONLY)

      Berlin/Leipzig: Walter der Gruyter & Co, 1919. Hardcover. Very Good. Text volume only. Berlin/Leipzig: Walter der Gruyter & Co., 1919. Green folio bound in original 3/4 green cloth. Light wear to cover, edges worn. Incomplete removal of seminary labels from front pastedown. Seminary's rubber stamps below printed portion of dedication leaf, overlapping upper border of last page, and on endpapers. Light fading to page edges. Pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Text includes 889 photos and illustrations. Felix Ritter von Luschan was an Austrian doctor, anthropologist, explorer, archaeologist and ethnographer. In 1905 he became Director of the Africa and Oceania Department at the Königliches Museum für Völkerkunde in Berlin (the present-day Ethnological Museum). In this capacity he acquired one of the most important artistic collections of the highest quality of west Africa, including ivory carvings and bronze figures presented in his opus magnum â??Die Altertümer von Beninâ?? (The Antiquities of Benin).

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        Mon village *

      Georg / Crès, Genève / Paris 1919. - Broché 23 x 16, couverture décorée rempliée, légèrement marquée en bord. L'un des 60 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Japon. Introduction de Paul Seippel à ce livre bien de chez nous.Bel et rare exemplaire de luxe, seul tirage en grand papier.

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        Fifty Years Of Golf

      "Country Life" 1919 - One of the best overviews of the development of golf as seen through the author's extensive experience in the game. First Edition. 8vo. 229pp + [16] catalogue to the rear. Green cloth, head and tail of spine sl rubbed, gilt title to spine. A good copy.

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        Ten Days That Shook the World

      Boni and Liveright, New York 1919 - Reed's classic first-hand account of the October, 1917 Russian revolution, written while on assignment for The Masses. A problematic title in the First edition, as nearly every copy we have encountered has been split at the hinges. A lovely, unworn copy with the hinges still tight. ADAMS p.61. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); green cloth lettered in orange on spine and front panel; pictorial endpapers; 371pp; illus. Contemporary owners name (in ink) on Contents page, a one inch hairline split at upper front hinge, with a few barely discernable spots of soil to text edges; Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke.

      Medici Society, London 1919 - One of 1000 hand numbered copies. A Riccardi Press Book. Title page and frontispiece portrait by G. Raverat. 156 pages, slim 8vo, full brown morocco, inlaid pattern on covers, inner dentelles, t.e.g. London: Chiswick Press, The Medici Society, 1919. Limited Edition. Near Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The RED MARK And Other Stories

      New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,. 1919.. Crown 8vo. 1st edition (Hubin I, p. 708; QQ #62; Smith R-615). A 1922 photograph of Russell laid-in. 397 pp.. Grey cloth binding with red stamping. Red topstain. Yellow & black dust jacket.. A square & tight VG+ book in a VG jacket, which has a sunned spine,. chipping at the spine panel ends & &#39;ambergris&#39; written on the front. flap.. "the best book of short tales by any debutant since Kipling&#39;s Plain Tales." per Conan Doyle, as quoted in Queen&#39;s Quorum.

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        TRAITÉ DE PAIX entre Les Puissance Alliées et Associées et L'Autriche, Protocole et Declarations, Signés a Saint-Germain-en-Laye le 10 Septembre 1919. (Textes Francais, Anglais et Italien).

      Versailles: League of Nations 1919 - Small folio (13 inches x 8 3/4 inches or 33 cm x 22.2 cm) half red leather library binding, red cloth, light wear, some dust staining to title page, light tanning to margins of all pages. Stamp of Supreme War Council British Section on title page and dated 25th September 1919, text in French, English and Italian, contains: The Covenant of the League of Nations; Frontiers of Austria; Poliitical Clauses For Europe; Austrian Intrests Outside Europe; Military, Naval and Air Clauses; Prisoners of War and War Graves; Penalties; Reparation; Financial Clauses; Economic Clauses; Aerial Navigation; Ports, Waterways and Railways; Labour; Miscellaneous Provisions, Map in pocket on rear blank, 536 pages plus protocol (4 pages), Declaration (3 pages), Special Declaration (2 pages). [HEAVY ITEM] [General information: Photographs available - please specify views wanted. Postage and packaging at cost based on average size book and surface post outside UK: multi-volumes and heavy items and air mail may require additional charges]

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        A l'Est du Soleil et a l'Ouest de la Lune: Contes Anciens du Nord

      H. Piazza Paris: H. Piazza. Limited. hardcover. fine. Recueillis par Edmond Pilon. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen with 24 mounted color plates, protected with lettered tissue; numerous b/w figures in the text. 125pp. Tall 4to, handsomely rebound in full red morocco; gilt-decorated spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Paris: H. Piazza, (1919). A fine copy. Limited Edition, one of 1500 numbered copies.

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        Iglesias Mozárabes. Arte español de los siglos IX a XI.

      Madrid, Centro de Estudios Históricos, 1919. - Dos volúmenes en 4to mayor; XXIV pp., 407 pp. Con 220 ilustraciones y planos entre el texto, tres láminas plegadas con perspectivas isométricas y un mapa plegado + 151 láminas fotográficas. Algunos subrayados en el volúmen de texto. Cubiertas originales salvadas en encuadernación en piel, con lomeras ornadas y tejuelos. Ligeramente fatigada. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke

      London: Medici Society, 1919. Limited. hardcover. near fine. Title page and frontispiece portrait by G. Raverat. 156 pages, slim 8vo, full brown morocco, inlaid pattern on covers, inner dentelles, t.e.g. London: Chiswick Press, The Medici Society, 1919. Limited Edition. Near Fine. One of 1000 hand numbered copies. A Riccardi Press Book.

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        A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes

      Washington: The Smithsonian Institution. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION of Robert Goddard&#39;s famous explanation of the powerful potential of rocketry and, specifically, on the possibility of projecting an object beyond the atmosphere of the Earth. "Goddard, a physics professor at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., had published an arid little paper on an outrageous topic, rocket travel. Unlike most of his colleagues, Goddard believed rocketry was a viable technology, and his paper, primly titled "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes," was designed to prove it. For the lay reader, there wasn&#39;t much in the writing to excite interest, but at the end, the buttoned-up professor unbuttoned a bit. If you used his technology to build a rocket big enough, he argued, and if you primed it with fuel that was powerful enough, you just might be able to reach the moon with it." (Time 100). At the time of publication, Goddard was widely ridiculed as a hopeless dreamer; his work would, of course, later be recognized as providing the foundation for the modern space age. With 25 photographic plates on 10 pages. IN: Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 71, No. 2 (pp. 1-69, plus 10 pages of plates). Washington: The Smithsonian Institution, 1919. Octavo, contemporary drab boards with volume number and call number in ink on spine. Interior fine. Rare.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Car Builders&#39; Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Ninth Edition, 1919: Definitions and Illustrations of American Railway Cars, Their Parts and Equipment (Master Car Builders&#39; Association)

      New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co. , 1919. Revised & enlarged edition.. Oversized hardback: original black cloth with blind-stamped borders and gilt spine title. Pages edged in red. . Very good condition./No dust jacket, as issued.. B&W photographs and illustrations.. Massive compilation of all facets of railway cars and their construction in the early 20th-century. Included are freight and passenger car designs, special use cars (loggers, plows, cranes, etc.), and detailed specifications. Lavishly illustrated with black and white photographs, plans, and scale drawings. Also included is a page with 22 color samples of passenger car body enamel by B.P.S. Railine Products. Some of the samples are rubbed, but still retain much of their vibrancy. Of special note are transport, railway gun carriage, and hospital cars used by the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. Book in remarkable condition, with only some light edgewear and rubbing to boards. Hinges firm. Slight crease to title page. Contents clean and bright with exception of minor bleeding of red stain applied by publisher to page edges on margins of pages 1234-37. A superb copy of a scarce and important work chronicling an important era of railroad history.

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        LAS ROSAS DE HERCULES. Libro I y II. Viñetas de Nestor y Miguel M. F. de la Torre. Guardas de José Hurtado de Mendoza. Retrato de Nicolás Massieu.

      1919 - Madrid, Imprenta Clásica Española. 1919-1922. 2 vols. Primera edición. rústica cartoné original, 194 p. + 1 h. 169 p., + 1 h. Obra de gran belleza por sus ilustraciones modernistas en cubiertas, guardas, iniciales, texto enmarcado, impresión a dos tintas. Sellos de tampón antiguo propietario. Las viñetas son del afamado pintor canario Néstor. Morales, poeta modernista, también canario (1885 ? 1921). El libro segundo se publica 3 años antes del primero (que sale después de la muerte del poeta.). Obra completa, sin desbarbar, MODERNISMO CANARIO, MODERNISMO, MODERNISME, VANGUARDIAS, Canarias, Canaries, avant-gard, Nestor,

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        A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes

      Washington: The Smithsonian Institution, 1919. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Ex-Library. [4], 69, [1-blank], [10-plates containing 25 figures] pages. Extracted from Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 71, and nicely rebound with simple leather spine and reproduced title page printed on front cover. Ciancone in his Literary Legacy of the Space Race (#84) notes this is the &#39;First monograph in English on the use of rockets for space travel. In the final section, Goddard suggested using a small portion of flash powder in a rocket directed at the moon in an attempt to visually verify a successful impact. Despite the scientific nature of the bulk of the monograph, this brief proposal captured the attention of the press, which derided Goddard&#39;s work with great skepticism and provided little comfort to the reserved Goddard." Ciancone also notes but we have been unable to verify that this work was actually published in 1920 &#39;despite stated publication date of 1919.&#39;.

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        Tales of Fishes

      New York: Harper, 1919. First. hardcover. fine. Photographic illustrations. Tall 8vo, re-bound in full black morocco, blue & green spine labels. raised bands, marbled end-papers. N.Y. : Harper, 1919. First Edition. Presentation copy, Hollywood, Calif. - Dec. 10, 1919.

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        The American Language

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919 - First edition, no. 544 of 1500 copies printed and type distributed. Royal 8vo. 374 pp. Original black cloth. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DOPE

      New York: Robert M. McBride & Co.,. 1919. original green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold.. Cloth rubbed at edges, wear to lower spine end, some fading to gold. lettering on spine panel, inner rear hinge partially cracked, a. sound, very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light. edge wear, closed tear at lower edge of front panel with associated. crease, light wear and minor loss to spine ends, and closed tear at. upper edge of rear panel. Scarce in jacket. (#140569). First U.S. edition. Mystery involving the opium dens of Limehouse, murder and London society. A bestseller of the time; "... [Rohmer] saw both the opportunity and the need for another book to focus public attention on the [drug] traffickers." - Cay Van Ash, Master of Villainy: A Biography of Sax Rohmer, p. 111.

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        The Caliph&#39;s Design. Architects! Where Is Your Vortex? SIGNED

      London: The Egoist Ltd., 1919. 1st ed., 1919. 8vo. 71 pp. + [1] page ads. Original stiff marbled covers with printed paper label front cover. Wyndham Lewis&#39; brilliant aesthetic analysis of architecture. SIGNED by Lewis on the title page. This is an especially nice example of a fragile production: other than light spinal sunning this is a bright, fine book. Rare signed.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Maine Fishermen in the Harbor

      Robinhood, Me., ca. late 1940s. Watercolor. Matted. 20 x 27 inches. Signed.& Provenance: Estate of the artist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919, Jason Schoener came from a family of distinguished American artists. He was the nephew of sculptor/painter William Zorach and his wife, painter Marguerite Zorach. Beginning in 1939, Schoener spent his summers at the Zorach family farm in Georgetown, Me., where he studied art with his Uncle William. After service in the Pacific during WWII, Schoener served as an instructor, department chairman, and dean at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, CA. Schoener&#39;s other teaching assignments included Mills College in Oakland, California, and the Athens Technological Institute in Greece. Meanwhile, Schoener continued to use his Georgetown and then Robinhood homes Me. as a summer studio. Over the span of almost two decades, Schoener had several solo exhibitions at the Midtown Gallery on East 57th Street in New York City. His works are in many museum and private collections, including the Oakland Museum and the Whitney Museum in New York. He died in 1997.

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        Essays on the Surgery of the Temporal Bone. 2 volume set

      London: Macmillan & Co Ltd. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Library. Some foxing. 1919. First Edition. Dark green hardback cloth cover. xxiv, 253pp; xiii, 358pp + plates :: 125 coloured plates :: 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9") .

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        Surgery Of The Temporal Bone Vol. 2, Essays On The

      London: Macmillan And Co., 1919. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Volume 2 Of A Two Volume Set. Includes 612 Total Pages, 125 Plates And 120 Figures. Sold Only In Two Volume Set. Navy Blue Cloth Cover, Rear Cover Shows Fading And Aging And Discolorations. Color Plates In Excellent Shape As Are The Pages Only Slightly Yellowed. Previous Owner Name Written In Pencil On Inside Endleaf..

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