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        FLORA: A BOOK OF DRAWINGS

      1919. Very Good. BIANCO, Pamela. FLORA: A BOOK OF DRAWINGS. With Illustrative Poems by Walter de la Mare. London: William Heinemann, (1919). First edition of Bianco's first book; it is inscribed by her on the ffep.: "For Harriet Sprague, with love from Pamela Bianco." Illustrated with 8 color plates and many line illustrations. [8],43 pp. Quarto, illustrated paper boards. A little minor wear to boards, else a fine copy in a very good illustrated dust-wrapper, which has some occasional light soiling, is starting at spine folds, and has shallow loss at heel and crown. Pamela Bianco, born in 1906, was a drawing prodigy; and this book is a result of her first exhibition at the Leicester Galleries, in 1919, when she was thirteen. Walter de la Mare, a visitor to the show, was moved by her exquisite drawings to write the poems that accompany them in this volume. Bianco went on to illustrated books written by others, including her mother, Margery Williams Bianco, as well as books that she wrote. (National Book League, Walter de la Mare: A Checklist, A36 mentions that there are at least five variants to this edition, due to binding errors, causing misplacement of poems and drawings; but it does not list them. In this copy, the last poem, "Sephina," finishes on p.43 with a small illustration at the bottom.)

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        Collision of alpha Particles with Light Atoms. I: Hydrogen; II: Velocity of the Hydrogen Atom; III: Nitrogen and Oxygen Atoms; IV: An Anomalous Effect in Nitrogen. [Complete set].

      London, Francis and Taylor, 1919. 8to. (210x130mm). Pages 537-87 of volume 37 of 'The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine, and Journal of Science'. Bound together (with title page and contents) in recent attractive marbled boards (Hanne Jensen). Leather title with gilt lettering on front board. A fine and clean copy.. First printing of the first announcement of artificial transmutation and the discovery of the proton. By bombarding Nitrogen atoms with alpha particles Rutherford produced Hydrogen nucleus and Oxygen 17 - the first man made nuclear reaction. PMM 411, Norman 1873

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        Night and Day.

      London: Duckworth and Company (1919).. First edition, 8vo, (iv), 538, (2 advertisement) pp. Marbled endpapers. Recently bound in full black morocco, gilt spine, t.e.g., held in a black cloth slipcase, a lovely copy. Kirkpatrick A4a.

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        HEARTBREAK HOUSE, GREAT CATHERINE, AND PLAYLETS OF THE WAR

      Constable and Company Ltd. London: Constable and Company Ltd., 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Scattered light foxing, typical for this title. In the scarce dustwrapper which is complete with a slightly darkened spine and virtually no wear. Close to Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. Original green cloth. Laurence A149b: published a week earlier in America. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half title page "To Henriette & Augustin Hamon/from Bernard Shaw./10th Oct. 1919." The Hamons were French socialists and the translators of Shaw's works into French.

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

      Joseph Charles 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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        ORA E SEMPRE, O ITALIA, DI TE SOLA, PER TE SOLA, IN TE SOLA. ROMANI, ITALIANI, SE OGGI LA VOLONTA' DI TUTTI GLI UOMINI LIBERI DELLA NAZIONE INGANNATA E SOPRAFFATTA DEVE PARLARE PER BOCCA DI UNO SOLO, RITORNI NEL NOSTRO CUORE IL SILENZIO SUBLIME DELLA NOTTE

      Raro manifesto con il discorso che D'Annunzio avrebbe dovuto tenere a Roma il 24 maggio 1919, giorno del quarto anniversario dell'entrata in guerra dell'Italia ma che il capo del governo Orlando aveva vietato. Importante documento premonitore dell'impresa

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        The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Boni and Liveright New York: Boni and Liveright. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1919. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A wonderful First Edition/First Printing in about Fine condition. Rough yellow paper boards sides with white cloth shelfback; black lettering and border design, BAL 3527. The Very Good+, slightly spine-faded dustjacket shows some chipping with a few small tears. Scarce to find with acceptable wrapper; A collection of sketches, most of which were taken from a series the author wrote for The Galaxy from May 1870, to April 1871. The rest appeared in The Buffalo Express .

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        The Wild Swans at Coole

      Macmillan New York: Macmillan. 1919. First. First American edition, with new material added. Papercovered boards and jacket, both with a design by Sturge Moore. Neat, contemporary owner name on the front fly, corners very slightly bumped, else about fine in a lightly soiled, else near fine dustwrapper with a very short tear. Signed by the author on the title-page, and dated by him in 1920. A very attractive copy of this important volume of poetry. .

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        Misteriya-Buff. Geroicheskoe epicheskoe i satiricheskoe izobrazhenie nashei epokhi sdelannoe Vladimirom Mayakovskim. Vtoroye izdanye.

      IMO, Moscow & Petrograd (St. Petersburg) c. 1919. 71 pages. Original printed wrappers. Front wrapper loosened and with old tape repair at hinge. In protective mylar wrappers.. Second edition, probably printed 1919, still with the original text from the first edition (1918). ** Mayakovsky's most famous play, written for the festivities marking the anniversary of the October revolution in 1918. The play was directed by Vsevolod Meyerhold, whereas the art was done by Kazimir Malevich. In 1921, Mayakovsky rewrote the the play, and the new text was published in June 1921, a month after the premiere of the play on May 1st

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        The Mark on the Wall

      Richmond: Hogarth Press June 1919 Richmond: Hogarth Press, [June] 1919. "Second Edition". First separate edition, originally published in Two Stories, July 1917. 8vo. 10 pp. Printed wrappers. Short tear at head of spine fold, some browning on upper cover, a bit of foxing throughout. Very good. Kirkpatrick A2b; Woolmer 8

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        [Original pen and ink drawing]: Frontiersman and his horse in the Forest, with an Indian in the background

      Large pen and watercolor drawing. 24.5" x 16". Contemporary oak frame and glazing. Unexamined out of the frame, but appears just about fine. Signed in lower right-hand corner: "Dan Beard 1919." A frontiersman leads a packed horse, while an Indian with a musket is in the background. Beard was a popular illustrator, particularly of adventure stories, including several by Mark Twain (A Yankee in King Arthur's Court , Tom Sawyer Abroad, etc.) as well as one of the pioneer organizers of the Boy Scouts of America. An especially large image presumably intended as a magazine or book illustration. .

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        Tafeln zur Geschichte der M?belformen

      Karl W. Hiersemann Leipzig Karl W. Hiersemann 1919g 3 volumes. Text volume: 8vo. with illustrations of b/w photographs and drawings. Serie I - XII. Minor foxing to some pages. Plates volumes: Folio. Serie I-VII & VIII-XII. Both volumes profusely illustrated with hundreds of drawings in b/w of furniture from many periods and cultures. All volumes are bound in three-quarter leather over marbled boards with gold lettering on spine. Some age wear to binding. Small abrasion on front board of VIII-XII. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Sporadic foxing to title-pages. Text in German. Tight copies of this important work with binding in good, interior in very good condition.

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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

      Gerald Christy The Lecture Agency 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.

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        Über die Hypothesen, welche der Geometrie zu Grunde liegen. Neu herausgegeben und erläutert von H. Weyl.

      Berlin, Verlag von Julius Springer, 1919. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. A little spotting and smudging to the front wrapper. Some small tears to back strip and corners. V,(1),47,(3) pp.. First printing of the second edition, which was issued and augmented by Hermann Weyl. Originally published in 1867 as Riemann's 'Habilitationsvortrag' - without doubt one of the most important contributions to geometry ever. The first edition is of almost legendary scarcity

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        Tyskland en vintersaga.

      På svensk vers av Hjalmar Söderberg. Stockholm, A. Bonniers boktryckeri, 1919. 165 s. Häftad och ganska nött. Revor och små pappersförluster överst och nederst på ryggen. Några småfläckar och ljusränder på omslaget. Något snedläst. Dedikation till "Marika Stiernstedt från vännen Hj. S." Enstaka blyertsmarkeringar i marginalerna. Ur Carl Olov Sommars bibliotek.. Hjalmar Söderberg och Marika Stiernstedt umgicks i kretsen kring makarna Thiel. I kapitlet "Hjalle" i hennes bok "Mest sanning" skriver Stiernstedt: "ingen som kände Hjalmar Söderberg kunde annat än tycka om honom och vilja honom väl"

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        Le manuscript trouvé dans un chapeau.

      Orné de dessins a la plume par Pablo Picasso. Paris. Société littéraire de France 1919. 8:o. 114,(6 last three blank) pp. No. 185 of 750 numbered copies sur vélin. Publisher`s printed wrappers. Sewn as issued. Piece missing at foot of spine into front wrapper. 26,5 x 20 cm.. A nice copy of a fragile book

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        Twinkle Toes and his Magic Mittens

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

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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.

      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.

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        Sindbad le marin et d'autres contes de Mille et Une Nuits.

      4°. 145 (3) S. Mit 27 mont. farb. Illustr. auf Tafeln nach Arthur Rackham. Pergamentband d. 20. Jahrhunderts mit Aussenkantenvergoldung, goldgepr. Rückenschild u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Nicht bei Riall. - Nicht bei Briggs. - Nr. 875 v. 1'500 Ex. Der Einband signiert von Otto Gyfax, Zürich. Die Orig.-Umschläge miteingebunden. - Das Pergament etwas fleckig und verzogen.

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        Two page Autograph Letter Signed ("John Sloan")

      First. Written on both sides of a single quarto leaf. Dated 30 May 1919 to Gus Mager. Folded as mailed, with some rubbing to the folds, and an ink blot (made by Sloan in the writing), but still very good or better. Written on brown, butcher-type paper, Sloan gives very detailed instructions for stretching, sizing, and preparing canvas for painting, with a brief note to Mager that "The above is about all I know, but I think it is reliable." Mager was the creator of several successful newspaper cartoons including Hawkshaw the Detective, as well as a member of the Ash Can school of fine art painting, and an exhibitor in the landmark first Armory Show. .

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        Geologie der Schweiz

      -1922. 2 Bände in 3, mit vielen Tabellen, Abbildungen im Text und auf z.T. farbigen Tafeln. Register. Halbpergamentbände mit Farbkopfschnitt und Rückenprägung. 4to. * 1: Molasseland und Juragebirge. - 1919. - XX, 704 S.; 2: Die Schweizer Alpen. 2 Halbbände. 2,1: 1921. XI, 476 S.; 2,2: 1922. XXVI, S. 477-1018. - Schwache Gebrauchsspuren, untere Ecken leicht bestossen, Stempel auf den Titelblättern und einigen Innendeckeln, sehr wenige und schwache Bleistiftanstreichungen. Band 2,1: Tafel XIX verfaltet und mit Randläsuren.

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        SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

      London: William Heinemann, 1919.. 1st Edition; xxi, 376pp, errata slip tipped in before page 1, colour photographic frontispiece of the "Endurance", 87 b/w photographs, 1 folding map, probably rebound in the 1930's, Times Book Club ticket on the rear pastedown, map badly torn but complete, Rebound (badly)dark blue cloth, top and bottom of spine split, hinges loosening, splitting. Spine ruled and titled in gilt. Damp stain on top of page edges with staining on many pages. Printed on wartime paper, so browning of pages as usual. 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. Taurus 105; Books on Ice, 7.8; Conrad p224; Rosove 308.A1. Good.

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        Who's Who" revisions to FDR's biographical sketch made by FDR in his own hand in 1919, including the excising of one word "Democrat" .

      Autograph Document [Note] Signed, "Franklin D. Roosevelt", Who's Who in America revision form, September 26, 1919, one page, 8.5" x 11". An update form from Who's Who in America from 1919, with the biography of FDR from a prior edition pasted on the form for revision purposes. FDR makes several updates and pens in some other accomplishments in his own hand, such as being "in charge of inspection of U.S. naval forces in European waters, July-Sept. 1918 and of demobilization in Europe-Jan-Feb, 1919." Interestingly enough, FDR seems to overemphasize the significance of his executive duties vis-a-vis American demobilization in his 1919 Who's Who revision in his own hand. FDR also adds that he is an "Overseer of Harvard" (a position he held until 1924). Some inked editorial changes include excision of one word ("Democrat"- an interesting word to excise on a document of this type, given the fact that FDR would forever transform the Democratic Party in the United States) in FDR's own hand, plus full signature. Original folds with tear along horizontal fold and edge wear; overall very good condition.

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        Die Kunst des Radierens. Ein handbuch von Hermann Struck. Dritte vermehrte und verbesserte auflage.

      Berlin, Verlag bei Paul Cassirer, 1919. Leks. 8vo. 275 s. Originalraderinger av Edvard Munch, Max Liebermann, Hermann Struck, Hans Meid, Paul Baum, og et originallitografi av Max Slevogt. Orig. dekorert kartonert bd. Mangler deler av ryggen.. *Originalraderingen "Landschaft" av Edvard Munch

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        The Magic Of Oz - 1st Edition/1st State

      The Reilly and Lee Company 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 .

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