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      London: William Heinemann,, 1919. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914–1917. Octavo. Original midnight-blue cloth, title in silver to the spine and to the upper board together with a large block of Endurance stuck in the ice, publisher's device in blind to lower board, traces of blue top-stain still visible. Colour frontispiece and 87 half-tone plates, folding map at the rear. Head and tail of the spine slightly crumpled, spine lettering a touch flaked, small patch of bubbling of the cloth on the lower board, contemporary gift inscription to the front free endpaper, evenly browned as usual, short tear into the stub of the map as often, but a far better copy than is usually encountered, the cloth bright, hinges and text-block remaining tight, a highly desirable copy. First edition, first impression. "The failure of Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition to even reach the Antarctic continent, much less to cross it via the South Pole, has become the great polar success story of the twentieth century" (Books on Ice). Shackleton embarked in 1914 on the Endurance to make the first traverse of the Antarctic continent; a journey of some 1800 miles from sea to sea. But 1915 turned into an unusually icy year in Antarctica; after drifting trapped in the ice for nine months, the Endurance was crushed in the ice on October 27. "Shackleton now showed his supreme qualities of leadership. With five companions he made a voyage of 800 miles in a 22-foot boat through some of the stormiest seas in the world, crossed the unknown lofty interior of South Georgia, and reached a Norwegian whaling station on the north coast. After three attempts. Shackleton succeeded (30 August 1916) in rescuing the rest of the Endurance party and bringing them to South America" (DNB). Amazingly, all members of the Endurance party survived the ordeal, attributing their survival to Shackleton's exceptional leadership qualities. In recent years, this factor has led to the re-interpretation of the book in terms of a leadership and man-management manual, and several influential attempts have been made to distil from the narrative the underlying principles of Shackleton's command in order that they might be applied more widely. As Apsley Cherry-Garrard remarked in Worst Journey in the World; "For a joint scientific and geographical piece of organization, give me Scott; for a Winter Journey, Wilson; for a dash to the Pole and nothing else, Amundsen; and if I am in the devil of a hole and want to get out of it, give me Shackleton every time.

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        South The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

      VG+. London, Heinemann, 1919. First Edition, First Impression. 8vo., [xxi], 358 pp., errata slip tipped in at title page, colour frontispiece, 5 maps (1 folding), 87 photographic plates (1 double-page) by Frank Hurley, 2 sketch plans in text, usual brown toning to paper owing to poor paper stock, original black cloth lettered and decorated in silver. No prior ownership markings, strong uncracked hinges. Silver tarnished on front cover and spine. A complete copy in near fine and complete condition. „Taurus 105; Conrad p224; Rosove 308.A1.& & The amazing story of Ernest Shackleton's famous Endurance Expedition, and probably the most evocative narrative of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, telling of the survival of Shackleton and his crew under the most extreme circumstances. &

      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books]
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        Frank Wild will tell the Story of his Adventures with Sir Ernest Shackleton's Expedition, 1914/17, and illustrate it with a magnificent series of Lantern Slides

      London:: Gerald Christy, The Lecture Agency,. Ca. 1919.. Very good overall. Broadside, printed in brown on off white stock, not dated. Three text paragraphs tell the Antarctic story of Frank Wild; the first one begins, "Frank Wild is a plain sailor-man"; the second paragraph: "Frank Wild has ventured into the Antarctic Region with four expeditions, and altogether has given eleven years of his life to exploration in that vast area with its blizzards, ice, silence, and intense cold. ... He sailed with Captain Robert F. Scott, of immortal memory; he was with Sir Ernest Shackleton, Sir Douglas Mawson and Captain E. R. G. Evans, DSO, RN. On his last journey into the frozen South he was Sir Ernest Shackleton's second-in- command, and we already know something of the deadly perils that were met and overcome." 5 x 12" One horizontal fold, with paper clip rust mark on verso only.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        The Works

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1919. [Including Far from the Madding Crowd; The Mayor of Casterbridge; Jude the Obscure; Tess of the D'Urbervilles; The Trumpet-Major; Two on a Tower; The Well-Beloved.] 37 volumes, octavo (226 × 152 mm). Finely bound by The Atelier Bindery in contemporary blue half crushed morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines, raised bands, blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With etched frontispiece by William Strang in Volume I. Spines just a touch faded, overall a particularly handsome set in excellent condition. The Mellstock edition. This edition consists of 500 copies signed by the author on the limitation page of volume 1. This collected edition is named after the mythical "Mellstock" of Hardy's fiction, a combination of the tiny Dorset hamlet Stinsford with the Higher and Lower Bockhamptons. At Stinsford his grandfather was a founder of the church "quire," the group of musicians who played for services; the churchyard contains the remains of both Hardy's wives, Emma Gifford Hardy and Florence Dugdale Hardy, as well as Hardy's heart, the rest of his body having been interred in the Poets' Corner at Westminster Abbey.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mémoires concernant l'Asie Orientale. Inde, Asie Centrale, Extrême-Orient, 3 volumes (complet),

      P., Leroux 1913-1916-1919, - 3 volumes in-folio (28 x 35,5 cm). Tome premier: 138 pp. et 63 planches gravées sur papier fort; tome second: 177 pp. et 26 planches sur papier couché; Tome troisième: 220 pp., 28 figures dans le texte et 15 planches sur papier couché dont 6 dépliantes, brochés. Tome premier: Les conquêtes de l'empereur de la Chine (H. Cordier), L'instruction d'un futur empereur de Chine en 1193 (E. Chavannes), A propos du Kung tche t'ou (P. Pelliot), Les images indiennes de la Fortune (A. Foucher). Tome second: Les scènes figurées de la vie du Buddha d'après les peintures tibétaines (J. Hackin), A propos d'une stèle sculptée d'Angkor-Vat (G. Coedès), Le Chou King en caractères anciens et le Chang chou wen (P. Pelliot). Tome troisième: Les représentations de Jataka dans l'art bouddhique (Foucher), Le jet des dragons (E. Chavannes). Ce dernier texte est le dernier travail réalisé par Edouard Chavannes avant sa mort. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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      Privately Printed by Clement Shorter. London.,1919. LIMITED EDITION. One of just 25 copies printed. 20pp. Unopened copy, sewn in wraps. (10.1 x 7.8 inches). Printed on hand made Aldwich paper. Red paper wraps, sewn with original red cord. Printed in black to front panel. Edges a little rubbed but essentially a fine copy of this Rare booklet.:.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      1919. London: T. Fisher Unwin, (1919). Original dark green cloth, with dust jacket. First English Edition, published four months after (and including corrections made by Conrad too late for) the American edition. Unwin published three of Conrad's first four books (1895-98), but then no others until this one.~This copy does have the "A" in the p. 67 headline (other copies have the "A" slipping or absent). This volume is near-fine (a few tiny nicks in the spine-head); the very uncommon dust jacket is very good, with some deft restoration mainly at the ends of the spine. Cagle A38.b.1.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Pirates of the Spring

      Dublin: The Tablot Press Ltd.; London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.,, 1919. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind. With the dust jacket. Corners bumped, spine a little dulled, mild partial tanning to endpapers. A very good copy in the lightly soiled and spine-tanned jacket with chips to the corners, small tears to the edges and some loss to the head. First edition, first edition. Rare in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Collected Separate Publications of Robert W. Krepps: The Field of Night (1948), Mistress of the Djinn (1950), The Courts of the Lion (1950), The Giants from Outer Space (1954), The Enormous Room (with H. L. Gold, 1954), Tell It On The Drums (1955), The Cosmic Bunglers (1956), Earthshaker (1958), Gamble My Last Game (1958), Baboon Rock (1959), El Cid (1961), Taras Bulba (1962), Boys' Night Out (1962), The Big Gamble (1963), Send Me No Flowers (1964), Stagecoach (1966), Hour of the Gun (1967), Fancy (1969), The Cliffs of Night (1974), The Court of the Silver Shadows (1980), The Buttoned Sky/The Cosmic Bunglers (2012)

      Hardcover. Very Good. A complete collection of this adventure and fantasy novelist from Pittsburgh (1919 - 1980); he grew up in the West End / Sheraden area, attended Langley High School, and worked for a time in Monroeville. Many of his works are set in South Africa; only 'Fancy' has a distinctly Pittsburgh theme. Many of these books are warmly inscribed to very close friends from his Pittsburgh childhood. Several of his novels are paperback originals. Krepps also wrote under a variety of pseudonyms and we have tried to assemble as many of these as we could find, and we believe we have a complete set of his separately published works. All of the books are in very good condition and the hardbacks all have their dust jackets. There are duplicate copies (also inscribed) of his first book, The Field of Night, and his second book, Courts of the Lion. To repeat the titles this collection contains: The Field of Night (1948), Mistress of the Djinn (1950), The Courts of the Lion (1950), The Giants from Outer Space (1954), The Enormous Room (with H. L. Gold, 1954), Tell It On The Drums (1955), The Cosmic Bunglers (1956), Earthshaker (1958), Gamble My Last Game (1958), Baboon Rock (1959), El Cid (1961), Taras Bulba (1962), Boys' Night Out (1962), The Big Gamble (1963), Send Me No Flowers (1964), Stagecoach (1966), Hour of the Gun (1967), Fancy (1969), The Cliffs of Night (1974), The Court of the Silver Shadows (1980), The Buttoned Sky/The Cosmic Bunglers (2012).

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Fifty Years of Golf

      London: Country Life and George Newnes,, 1919. Octavo. Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, golf motif to front board within single rule, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece and twenty-five illustrations. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Untamed

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1919. Price of "$1.50 Net" on spine of dustjacket. Stamped on front of dustjacket under title is "Published Mar. 15". Dustjacket art by Modest Stein. Title page and copyright page have same dates of 1919. 374 pages followed by 4 pages of ads for Putnam's titles. Dustjacket adhered at spine by publisher. Dustjacket has a one inch tear at base of spine and a couple of 1/4" tears at head of spine. Front flap has a 4" tear ar crease ( creases are sharp and fragile, as they are folded over thin end page.) Back flap has a 1" by 1/4" paper loss at bottom edge of flap fold. Top edge of page block lightly foxed and soiled, otherwise book is clean, square and tight. Dustjacket is also clean and bright. The first Max Brand book, filmed in 1920, starring Tom Mix.. An Advance Copy of this book is a truly RARE.. First Edition. Plain White Wrappers. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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      1919. Paperback. 1. (HELLE,ANDRE)illus. LE LIVRE DES HEURES: heroiques & douloureuses des annees 1914 - 1915 - 1916 - 1917 - 1918. Paris: Berger - Levrault, 1919. 4to (7 1/2 x 11"), pictorial wraps, small repair at base of spine with some creasing of spine as usual else near Fine and partially unopened. This very scarce Helle work was done so that children should never forget the toll that war takes on people and a country. There are more than 140 half page, vibrant POCHOIR illustrations (hand-colored through a stencil) depicting the effect of war on all parts of society. There are also a few smaller illustrations and stunning flag motif endpapers.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Simplicissimus. Begründet von Albert Langen und Th. Th. Heine. XXIV. Jahrgang. 2 Bände. April 1919 - März 1920

      München, 1919 - 1920.. Mit vielen teils farbigen Abbildungen. VI, 348 S.; VI, SS. 349-752. Illustr. OLwd. mit farbiger Deckelillustration (Bulldogge) von Th. Th. Heine. Folio. Die Münchner satirische Zeitschrift hatte nach ihrer unrühmlichen Parteinahme im Ersten Weltkrieg und durch den veränderten Geschmack des Publikums in den 1920er Jahren mit niedrigeren Auflagen zu kämpfen. - Berieben. Rücken etwas lädiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        [Complete set of Jeeves and Wooster titles.]

      London: George Newnes / Herbert Jenkins,, 1919–74. 17 separately published works, octavo (slightly varying sizes: 164 × 100 mm to 192 × 121 mm). Uniformly bound in recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Some occasional light foxing and browning to some leaves, an excellent set. First editions, first impressions, of the complete set of Jeeves and Wooster titles from the first collection, My Man Jeeves (1919), to the last story, Aunts Aren't Gentlemen (1974), and including the short story collections in which Jeeves and Wooster appear alongside other characters, all in their first London editions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        My Man Jeeves

      London: George Newnes, Limited, 1919. 251pp, [3]. Rebound in modern full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, calf title label to second panel, author to fourth, covers with gilt single fillet border, a.e.g. Externally fine, internally one or two spots of foxing to margins, but generally clean. Only four of the eight stories are about Jeeves. Jasen 23. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        DESPATCHES. (December 1915 - April 1919). Edited by Lieut Colonel J.H. Boraston OBE (Private Secretary to Earl Haig).

      First Edition. 2 Volumes. Dent. 1919.. pp378. Fold-out map at end, 24 maps on plates or in text, and 8 portraits. Volume II is the box of maps and has 10 large fold-out coloured maps. 4to. gilt decoration. The original cloth has a barely distinguishable uneven fading, really a VG presentable set. An inscription on the half title reads `To Major Guy Straker, 15th Hussars in grateful remembrance for his help throughout the great war, from the time he joined my personal staff as A.D.C. at Cassel in October 1914 until the end April 1919. `Douglas Haig, F.M.' Field Marshall Haig was Supreme Commander of British Forces on the Western Front from 1915 to 1919. CCJS02 US$0

      [Bookseller: John Shotton]
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        Sous les Cocardes (Signed First Edition)

      Paris: Hachette, 1919. First Edition. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the first blank. Very Good in illustrated boards. Hinges cracked, binding loose, with mild soil to the boards and rubbing at the extremities. & & A humorous cartoon book, based on World War I aviation adventures and stories, told from JeanJean's unique perspective. Text in French.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Leaves of Grass. Facsimile edition of the 1855 text

      Portland, Maine:: Thomas Bird Mosher & William Francis Gable,. 1919.. Very good condition. 4to, frontispiece, xii, 95pp. One of 250 copies. Green gilt blind stamped cloth, with gilt title at front cover, and gilt title and gilt floral motifs at spine. With pale blue facsimile wrappers bound in, and Whitman memorabilia loosely inserted at title page, including newspaper clipping dated 1931 concerning Whitman's print shop in Brooklyn; three catalogue listings.& & There is an intriguing portrait of an older Whitman in an open neck white shirt loosely inserted. It is an 1888 photoprint portrait by Gutenkunst (Saunders 102), printed in oval, with a hand written caption erroneously dating it as 1855. [LOC, Feinberg/Whitman Collection 2002710174.] & & Corners lightly bumped, gilt at spine slt dulled, two slight ripples to front cover. Internally, slight toning at title page, from catalogue listings loosely inserted, o/w very good.

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      Braunschweig:: Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn, 1919 Vierte Auflage; iv, 83 pp., issued as Sammlung Vieweg, Heft 38; Thick wrappers printed in red & black. Neatly signed at the top of the title page: "A. Einstein" in black fountain pen. A very good copy showing moderate wear, neat contemporary name also on the title page [5.5.1919] the front cover hinge / spine mended with [reversible] Japanese paper & Methyl Cellulose. A nice copy rarely available signed. Einstein's General Theory on Relativity was first published in the periodical Annalen der Physik in 1916; Printing and the Mind of Man 408, Weil No. 90, 4th to 9th edition [1919-1920] of this title. Custom ¼ leather clamshell case in fine condition. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition, 4th Printing.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination

      London: Harrap, 1919. Quarto. (384)pp. One of 170 copies signed by the artist. Frontispiece, twenty-three full-page illustrations, and ten tailpieces from line drawings by Harry Clarke. This is the second published book illustrated by Clarke, and it was this book that solidified his reputation as a major book artist during this fecund period for book illustration. Reviewers at the time, such as AE, felt that Clarke was "probably the ideal interpreter of Edgar Allan Poe" (Bowe, 53), as he was able to convey at once the horror and the beauty of Poe's tales. A bit of glue offsetting to endpapers, else a very fine, unopened copy of the desirable deluxe edition, bound in publisher's gilt-stamped full vellum. T.e.g.

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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.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        SOUTH. The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917

      William Heinemann. London. 1919. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (10.1 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with colour photo frontis, five maps-including one large folding, and 87 mono photographic plates. Generally a very good copy but one of the plates has pink paint to the top margin that just encrouches onto the edge of the image, some of the pink has transfered to the top of the text page opposite. There are three other paint marks on text pages, one is just a couple of small light blue brush marks over opposite pages, another is bigger blue brush marks over opposite pages and the third is a couple of small yellow and pink brush strokes to the margin of another pair of leaves. (Please ask for photographs of the affected areas). Aside from these four areas with paint marks the pages are in slightly better condition than usually found with this edition. This first impression was printed on poor quality paper and is prone to browning but, on the whole, this copy is in better condition than usually encountered although the page edges do inevitably still show some level of darkening. 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. Minor rubbing to the extremities and very small split(about 0.3 inch), without loss, to the top front hinge. Apart from the paint marks listed this is overall a very good, tight and bright copy of this classic book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        South - The Story Of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914 - 1917

      William Heinemann , 1919 . 1st edition. . 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.

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        Art of Origami

      An exceptional copy of this classic of the literature, the first book to use the standard international origami fold symbols, and procedure and base names, the latter-a contribution of Sam Randlett, gifted by him about a month prior to general release to Jay Marshall, the prominent American magician and publisher of origami literature, and with 4 pieces of related ephemera (formerly laid-in) that touch on the association between them, an excellent content 25-lines typed letter, signed Sam, that refers to sending the copy, an addressed, signed gift card inside a folded Origami Center of NY stationary sheet and a 202 x 271 mm b/w formal portrait photograph of Randlett posed for a piano recital at Fisk University. ORIGAMI DESIGN NOTATION: Developed by collaboration, principally between Robert Harbin and Sam Randlett, incorporating Akira Yoshizawa's dotted line and arrow fold symbols, Harbin's procedure folds, and Randlett's names for base folds, techniques and model designs. JAY MARSHALL (1919-2005), specialties in sleight of hand, conjuring and ventriloquism, stage magic historian and author, Dean of Society of American Magicians, frequent guest on Ed Sullivan, opened for Frank Sinatra's first Las Vegas show, moved in 50's to Chicago and married in 1955 magician, Frances Ireland Marshall (1910-2002), together to her death, jointly proprietors of L.L. Ireland Magic Co., renamed Magic, Inc. in 1963, shop used as meeting place for the Chicago Area Origami Society. Marshall, like several noted magicians including Houdini had a strong interest in origami and used it in his stage act. He was one of 35 honorary members of the Origamian, the magazine of the Origami Center of NY. Marshall and Randlett had a sustained friendship and working relationship: Marshall published the Randlett's book, "Basic Paper Folding" (1968) and "The Flapping Bird", the monthly origami magazine (1968-1976) edited by Randlett. EPHEMERA: Near Fine-Good (request detail). 1) Letter: 11 x 8.5 inches white sheet, typed original (no envelope), 25 lines, 4 paragraphs, recto side, addressed-Dear Jay, closing-best, signed-Sam in red ink, heading date-May 16, 1961, Randlett's Fisk University address stamped at foot. Paragraph 1: on NBC TV appearance on Today Show with Dave Garroway, May 4, 1961 to promote Art of Origami and promotion at the Marshall's Chicago magic shop. Paragraph 2: reply to previous Marshall inquiry, recommends new flapping bird design of John M. Nordquist for demonstrations in the shop, (the original kinetic design was brought to Europe by Meiji period Japanese magicians ca. 1880 [David Lister] (designs in Art of Origami, pp. 126-128 and pp. 166-169)), and a large rabbit model for window displays. Paragraph 3: acknowledges solicited Marshall quote for Art of Origami book-jacket wasn't used: documents gifting of Marshall's copy at authors' behest by publisher prior to May 16 (possibly first week in May). Paragraph 4: on Randlett's acceptance of assistant professor of music position at University of Illinois, Urbana and the Randlett's imminent June 1961 move. 2) Gift Card: manila, center-fold for holding open and margin hole for attaching with ribbon, blank except for inscription in Sam Randlett's hand, 4 short lines in black ink with a ball point pen, For Jay and Frances on the upper card and from Sam and Jean on inside, sleeved in 1 folded sheet of light blue correspondence paper from The Origami Center of NY, their address with phone number at heading. 3) Portrait Photograph: Samuel Randlett in formal wear, sitting at piano in ¾ pose, name and position at Fisk University in white letters with his CV on verso. BOOK FORMAT: Publisher's ivory cloth boards sewn with gray endpapers illustrated with 5 origami base designs, spine with orange letters. CONDITION DETAIL: Lacks Jacket. Pages: most with trace top edge toning, endpapers with edge toning, pp. 1-20 with slight top tip wear, p. 61 with slight bottom corner soiling, p. 62 with small fore-edge margin soil-spot, pp. 71-76 with top corner fold-line, pp. 101-161 with light bottom tip bends and pp. 161-192 with slight bottom tip wear. Covers: soiled and spine toned: 2 corners slightly bumped; 1 corner bumped with board of tip exposed. Binding: spine slant and slight loosening but solid: joints and hinges are very good. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete; 192 pages with intro to history of origami, note on symbols, 76 procedure, base, and model design folds, annotated bibliography and folds index, profusely illustrated with captioned b/w line drawings showing fold steps and with 28 pages of captioned b/w origami model photos including parrot frontispiece. SIZE: 10.2 x 7.2 inches. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        The Moon and Sixpence

      London: Heinemann. (1919). One of Maugham's most successful and influential novels, loosely based on the life of the artist Paul Gauguin but with autobiographical elements as well: a respected professional leaves his conventional life, and his family, to pursue the life of an artist -- a path that Maugham himself took shortly after writing this book. It was the first novel he published after the success of Of Human Bondage, an autobiographical novel that is still considered one of the high spots of 20th century literature, which established Maugham as a major writer of his generation. This follow-up, also a 20th century high spot, confirmed that place. The Moon and Sixpence has been filmed several times, including a 1959 television movie with Laurence Olivier in the lead role, his first American television appearance, for which he won an Emmy Award. First issue, with four pages of ads at the rear integral, not inserted. Pages browned with age, as is usual with this title. Cloth a bit edge-darkened with trace rubbing to the extremities; near fine in a very good, spine-darkened dust jacket with a few slivers of loss to the spine fold and the front flap fold. A very nice copy of an early Maugham book, which almost never turns up in dust jacket. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      George H. Doran Company, New York 1919 - First edition. A little light soiling on the fragile, white papercovered boards still about fine in a slightly soiled else fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. A nice copy of this poetry collection, the author's first book. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Americans All! : Victory Liberty Roll : Du Bois, Smith ... Et Al. (poster)

      Boston, Forbes, 1919. . World War I bond poster conservation mounted on paper and linen. Columbia hangs a wreath above a list of ethnic European surnames united in generous sacrifice. Printed in full color. Poster measures 40 x 27 inches (101.6 x 68.6 cm). Book condition: Near fine condition

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        A collection of 19 pamphlets of Irish Interest bound in One Volume

      - The collection comprises: (1) M. O' Mullane. Finn MacCoole His Life and Times. 32pp. Undated; (2) Joseph B. Cullen. The Danes in Ireland. 3rd ed. twentieth thousand. Irish Messenger, Dublin, 1919. 28pp; (3) Anonymous. The Life and Labours of St. Columba. 32pp. Undated; (4) Anonymous. Art MacMurrough Kavanagh, King of Leinster. Undated. 20pp; (5) Anonymous. Shane O'Neill. Undated. 19pp. + adverts; (6) E. Leahy. The Last Years of Hugh O'Neill. 4th ed. twenty fifth thousand. Irish Messenger, Dublin, 1919. 23pp + adverts; (7) Anonymous. The Retreat of Donal O'Sullivan Beare. Undated. 20pp; (8) M. J. O'Mullane. Rory O'Moore. Catholic Truth Society (CTSI), Dublin, 1914. Pp. 36; (9) Duggan, Michael T. Ven. Oliver Plunket Martyred Archbishop of Armagh. CTSI, Dublin. Undated. 36pp; (10) William Moran. Life of Patrick Sarsfield, Earl of Lucan. CTSI, Dublin, 1909. 44pp; (11) John G. Rowe. The Hero of Cremona. Count Daniel O'Mahony. Undated. 15pp + adverts; (12) J. A. Glynn. The Irish Brigade. CTSI, Dublin. Undated. 32pp; (13) Anonymous. Father Thomas Burke, o.p. (1830-1833). Undated. 32pp; (14) Anonymous. Gerald Griffin as a Christian Brother. CTSI, Dublin. Undated. 20pp; (15) Rev. John Curry. Daniel O'Connell A Survey of his Career. CTSI, Dublin, Undated. 20pp; (16) Susan Gavan Duffy. A Modern Apostle Father Theobald Mathew. Undated. 32pp; (17) M.J. O'Mullane. The Cruise of the "Erin's Hope;" or "Gun-running in '67." CTSI, Dublin. Undated. 32pp; (18) Anonymous. Life of Matt Talbot (1857-1925) A Dublin Labourer.Dublin, 1925. 20pp; (19) James D. Harnett. A Sketch of the life of Rev. Wm. Casey, P.P. of Abbeyfeale. Quennell, Tralee, 1908. 26pp. 3 photographic illustrations. Spine worn and faded. Occasional staple rust. Good overall.

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        Spezielle Pathologie und Therapie Innerer Krankheiten. 16 Volumes.

      Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg 1919 - Set of 16 Vols, brown cloth with darkened spines, boards sunned, ex lib with each 3 small labels on spine and stamps on ffep, halftitle and title page, some volumes with faint ink marks to few pages, with many b&w and coloured plates, binding firm, Volumes: 1; 2, 2.2, 2.3; 3; 5.1; 6.1.2, 6.2.3; 7; 8; 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 9.2; 10.1, 10.2, 10.3.3 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historischer Atlas des Wiener Stadtbildes.,

      Wien, Vlg. d. Deutschösterr. Staatsdruckerei 1919. - 2°. 34 S., 47 (v. 50) doppelbl. gr. Taf. (dav. 3 farb.). in Photolithogr., 18 Textabb. OHLn.-Mappe. Berieb. - (Arbeiten d. kunsthistor. Instituts d. Univers. Wien, Lehrkanzel Strzygowski, Bd. XVI) pp. Gugitz 12187 - Es fehlen die Taf. 2, 9, 12. - Buchschmuck v. Rud. Junk. Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Vienna State Printing Office,, Vienna, Austria 1919 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rewolucja w Niemczech [Revolution in Germany]

      Lodz—Warsaw: Ksiazka i Sztuka, 1919. Original Wraps. Near Fine. SZYK, Arthur. SZYK, Arthur. Rewolucja W. Niemczech [Revolution in Germany]. Text by Julian Tuwim, in Polish. Lodz—Warsaw: Ksiazka i Sztuka, 1919. 30 pp. Original wrappers with illustrations on both covers, bound with original burgundy cord. Top right corner of front cover shows evidence of prior folding, small adhesion mark to back wrapper, otherwise, Near Fine Condition.& & FIRST EDITION of Szyk's first published book of political satire, mocking the German nation in the aftermath of World War I.& & Arthur Szyk, together with the poet Julian Tuwim, presents an illustrated story of a mentally and spiritually skewed German nation lunging towards a nonsensical revolution. The Schlegel quote on the first page sets the tone— “Deutsch sein heisst charakter haben” [To be German means to have [special quality] character]. This is surely a cutting reference to the absurdity of German arrogance and characters such as Otto Gotlieb Schmock (pun is obvious), Schweinwanz (compound of “pig” and “bedbug”), Germainer (“uncouth”) and Schwanzenhund (“tail of dog”) continue the irreverent mockery. References to the German imperial superiority and status as a god-favored nation are presented with such tongue in cheek observations as “The German God is a sturdy castle”. By the end of the book, even God has become a good German; for inspiring Schmock, He is presented a high rank as well as a black, white, and red ribbon reading “The royal Prussian God of the royal chamber”.& & Szyk's armed forces services. Szyk joined the Russian Army and served in the Battle of Lodz in the autumn of 1914. When the city was captured by Germans, he returned to his hometown and, surprisingly enough, was allowed to live normally and work as an artist. After the war, he directed his vibrant patriotic passions towards serving in the newly created Polish state. During the Polish-Soviet War of 1919—20, he was made artistic director of the Department of Propaganda for the Polish Army and was later decorated for his contributions to the war effort. It was during this tenure that he drew the illustrations for Revolution in Germany.& & Julian Tuwim (1894—1953) was born in Lodz and is considered to have been one of the outstanding Polish poets of the first half of the 20th century. From a strong Jewish background, he was also politically well educated and possessed a vibrant Polish spirit. Like Szyk, he was enthralled with Poland's liberation and his books of poetry were filled with idealism and awe. Soon enough the harsh realities of life changed his outlook and his works became sharper, more angry and full of the dark comic sarcasm so evident in Revolution in Germany.& & Extreme rarity. The scarcity of this work cannot be underscored. At the age of 25, Szyk was only just becoming known, a fact—when coupled with the delicacy of the binding—that makes this item precious indeed. OCLC lists only two institutional copies: Hoover Institution and UC Berkeley.

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        Das Aldegrever-Madchen [The Aldegrever Girl]

      Fritz Gurlitt Berlin: Fritz Gurlitt. 1919. First. 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. .

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        Vaudeville Trails Thru the West "By One Who Knows"

      Herbert Lloyd (Philadelphia): Herbert Lloyd. 1919. First. First edition. Octavo. 220pp. Light brown cloth printed in dark brown and red. Endpapers a little foxed, and modest wear on the binding, near fine. A gift inscription from vaudevillians Flo and Ollie Walters on the title page. Superb and uncommon guidebook for performers with maps, city grids, detailed theater and hotel recommendations, etc. .

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        Le retour de l'enfant prodigue

      NRF 1919 Premier livre illustré publié par la NRF. Tirage limité à 516 ex. Celui-ci un des 10 ex h.-c. marqués A à J sur vergé d'Arches. Non coupé. Broché sous couverture rempliée. Imprimé sur la presse à bras de Féquet. Bois en noir et en rouge par L. Jou avec page de titre, triple frontisp., 5 grav. à pleine page, bandeaux et lettrines.

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        Allegria di naufragi

      Vallecchi 1919 Secondo libro del poeta dopo Il Porto sepolto. 16mo pp. 245 (11) broch Molto buono (Very Good) [Gambetti, 2007: "non raro, ma abbastanza ricercato"]

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        Le Faune Noir. (Poème) [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Imprimé chez Lhen 1919 Un des 200 exemplaires numérotés, avec un joli envoi de l?auteur, 1 vol. in-12 br., Imprimé chez Lhen, Paris, 1919, 36 pp. Rare exemplaire du Faune noir, tiré à 200 exemplaires numérotés, et enrichi d?un charmant envoi de Roger Vitrac. Etat très satisfaisant (couv. frottée en marges, bon état par ailleurs) pour cet exemplaire rare. Français

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        FEU PIERROT. 1857 - 19 ?

      Paris, H. Floury, 1919 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.

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        La Nouvelle Revue Française. Revue mensuelle de littérature et de critique. Tomes 13 à 20 - Années 1919 à 1923 (7 Tomes) [ édition originale ]

      La Nouvelle Revue Française 1919 E.O., Tome 13 : 1919 ; Tomes 14 et 15 : 1920 ; Tomes 16 et 17 : 1921 ; Tomes 18 et 19 : 1922 ; Tome 23 : 1923 (1er semestre) ; 8 vol. fort in-8 rel. demi-percaline rose, La Nouvelle Revue Française, Paris, 1123 ; 940 ; 977 ; 768 ; 768 ; 770 ; 768 ; 980 pp. Edition originale. Rare ensemble de 5 années suivies, parmi les plus extraordinaires, de la Nouvelle Revue Française. On y retrouve une multitude de titres ou d'extraits en édition pré-originale, par les plus grands auteurs : Proust, Gide, Larbaud, Montherlant, Valéry, Drieu La Rochelle, Jules Romains... On n'en finirait pas d'énumérer la fabuleuse richesse de cette revue mythique. Notre série contient notamment le long hommage (plus de 339 pp.), illustré, consacré par la Revue à Marcel Proust, au premier semestre 1923. Etat très satisfaisant (dos frottés avec très petits manques en dos et mors, bon état par ailleurs). Français

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        Les mots en liberté futuristes

      Milano; Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" 1919 in 16°; pp. 116 + 4 tavv. di "parole libere" ripiegate più volte; br. orig. con titolo nero e rosso; 1^ ed. Raro esemplare in ottime condizioni, ancora intonso (segnalo: taglio in corrispondenza di una piega nell'ultima tav.)

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        BIF§ZF + 18 Simultaneità - Chimismi lirici

      Vallecchi Editore 1919 Seconda edizione accresciuta con fotoritratto dell'autore.

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        Il tempio dei Dioscuri (1918-1919).

      Acquaforte e bulino, mm. 318 x 158 (inc.), mm. 348 x 180 (las.). Unico stato, fuori dall?inciso: ?B. Disertori? con firma autografa a penna dell?artista. L?acquaforte, che risulta citata per la prima volta nell?autunno del 1919, è databile agli anni 1918-1919, anche sulla base di una certa analogia stilistica con la stampa ?L?Arco di Tito?. Disertori aveva programmato per questa lastra una tiratura di 50 esemplari. Con certezza sono stati stampati almeno 17 esemplari, come prova la numerazione manoscritta del nostro esemplare. Scheda bibliografica tratta da ?Benvenuto Disertori? di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti, scheda n. 33 p. 47. Esemplare n. 50/17.

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        KLINGEN, 2. årgang.

      København 1919. 4°. 1-12 i 10 numre (årgang 2, hæfte 10-12 er 1 nummer). Med indsatte orig. grafiske tryk (litografier & raderinger). Indbundet ubeskåret med samtlige orig. omslag i et orig. papbind med litograferet forsideillustration af Axel Salto. Kapitælerne lidt slidt. Exlibris (Hans Hartvig Seedorff Pedersen).. De to første årgange af dette legendariske tidsskrift, der med fynd og klem, i tekster og billeder lancerede den modernistiske kunst i Danmark.** Indeholder original grafik af bl.a. Axel Salto, Olaf Rude, Oluf Høst, Harald Giersing, Oluf Høst og Vilhelm Lundstrøm.*** Med dedikation fra Axel Salto til Hans Hartvig Seedorff, dateret 18. november 1919

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      Braunschweig:: Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn, 1919 Vierte Auflage; iv, 83 pp., issued as Sammlung Vieweg, Heft 38; Thick wrappers printed in red & black. Neatly signed at the top of the title page: "A. Einstein" in black fountain pen. A very good copy showing moderate wear, neat contemporary name also on the title page [5.5.1919] the front cover hinge / spine mended with [reversible] Japanese paper & Methyl Cellulose. A nice copy rarely available signed. Einstein's General Theory on Relativity was first published in the periodical Annalen der Physik in 1916; Printing and the Mind of Man 408, Weil No. 90, 4th to 9th edition [1919-1920] of this title. Custom ¼ leather clamshell case in fine condition. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition, 4th Printing.

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        Divisions Of The Evidence

      Akron, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, 1919. First Edition. Quarto. This is an expandable promotional folder put out by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for their salesmen in 1919. The pages are fastened into the three part folder with four brass brads designed to be expandable with new material as it comes out. The page size is 12 x 15 inches (30.48 x 38.10 cm). Most pages fold out to double size. For this description a fold out page will be considered four pages. There are 156 pages in all. The title page divides the topics into four sections on hauling: 1). City, 2). InterCity, 3). Farm, and 4). Long Distance. The twelve tab dividers within the work additionally discuss traction, cusioning, increased earning power and general economy. The text is profusely illustrated with photographs. A few pages have mild creases and one brass brad is missing. The corners are slightly worn, but the cover is still bright and the ties are still intact. This edition is numbered, so the quantities were limited. Book condition: Very Good

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        Americans All! : Victory Liberty Roll : Du Bois, Smith ... Et Al. (poster)

      . World War I bond poster conservation mounted on paper and linen. Columbia hangs a wreath above a list of ethnic European surnames united in generous sacrifice. Printed in full color. Poster measures 40 x 27 inches (101.6 x 68.6 cm). Book condition: Near fine condition

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        A l'Est du Soleil et a l'Ouest de la Lune. Contes Anciens du Nord. [By Asbjørnsen and Moe].

      Recueillis par Edmond Pilon. Paris: H. Piazza 1919. With textual illustr. in black/white and 24 colourplates pasted in by Kay Nielsen. 4to. (7) + 126 pp. Limited to 1500 copies. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in contp. French halfleather. Binding a little worn.. Copy no. 1. Inscribed to Bertha Mahony Miller by the illustrator

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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 & 'ambergris' written on the front. flap.. "the best book of short tales by any debutant since Kipling's Plain Tales." per Conan Doyle, as quoted in Queen's Quorum.

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