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        Histoire des peintres impressionistes .

      1919. Ed. H. Floury Éditeur. 1919 - . . . 1 Vol. . 149 pp. Cuarto. Media Piel con Puntas. . Buen estado de conservación. Reencuadernado en media piel con puntas. Presenta 4 grabados originales e ilustraciones de diversos artistas. .

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        La France et ses morts. Poeme. Orne de Bois Graves par Francois-Louis Schmied

      Societe Litteraire de France, Paris 1919 - A poem mourning the devastation of life during the First World War. This work is the second that was illustrated by master Art Deco book artist Francois-Louis Schmied - his first was only published in five copies. This edition is limited to 270 copies of which the first 52 are printed on Japon paper (some of which include a duplicate on Japon of Schmied's illustrations - including the copy offered here). This copy is numbered 33 and is one of the very rare Japon copies. Loose uncut signatures as issued, housed in wrappers. A couple light blemishes to interior. The wrappers are splitting at spine. 4to, (33 x 25cm), 47pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Some British Ballads

      London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1919. "Never did Old Poems Appear so Gayly Bedecked than Some British Ballads…"RACKHAM, Arthur. Some British Ballads. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Constable & Co. Ltd, n.d. [1919]. Limited to 575 numbered and signed copies by the artist, this being copy no. 482. Quarto (11 1/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 281 x 226 mm.). x, 170, [1, imprint], [1, blank] pp. Sixteen full color tipped-in plates with tissue guards lettered in red, twenty-four black and white drawings. Bound ca. 1992 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full dark blue crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1919 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled end-papers. A fine copy."Several of the Ballads in this book are based on the great work of Francis James Child…" (Note)"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).Haskell and Latimore p. 50; Riall, p. 137.

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        My Man Jeeves

      UK: George Newnes, 1919. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. My Man Jeeves by PG Wodehouse First Edition George Newnes 1919. No inscriptions, no browning or foxing. Unmarked and unblemished throughout. A near fine copy.

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        On the Makaloa Mat

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1919. First Edition 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 7 5/8" Tall. [Vi], 229 Pp. One Of 4972 Copies Printed. 1919 Date On Copyright And Title Pages. Blue Cloth Stamped In Yellow-Orange And Darker Blue. First Printing. Near Fine: Cloth Clean And Unfaded, Color Bright, Rubbing Only At Corners.

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        Great War manuscript diarymemoir detailing events in 1916 including the Battle of the Somme and attacks on Longueval village

      Autograph(?) manuscript diary, written in blue and navy ink on rectos; versos used for notes, additions, etc.; a handful of ms. annotations and amendments (such as missing names filled in) to rectos, seemingly in the same hand; pencil drawing of church(?) at "Auxi-le-Chateau, Dec 1916" pasted in. Original limp brown cloth, slightly worn, some staining (white paint) to top right corner of upper cover, otherwise very good. Approx. 60 pages, not incl. ms. on versos. N.p., n.d.,

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        Autograph letter signed. [Paris], 6. II. 1919.

      1919. Oblong 4to. 1 page. To the influential French art critic Louis Vauxcelles about an official distinction.

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        The Arrow of Gold A Story between Two Notes

      Doubleday, Page, New York., 1919. First edition. First issue with ''credentials and apparently'' at page 5, line 16. This American edition was published on 12 April 1919, four months before its appearance in the U.K. Octavo. pp [vi], 385. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. From the library of noted Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger with his small bookplate on front pastedown.Near fine in the scarce dustwrapper which is very good, chipped, slightly marked, rubbed and nicked.

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        Contemplazione della morte

      MELBOURNE: FRATELLI TREVES, 1919. Brossura. BUONO. 11 17. USATO

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      Bok. Rare and attractive catalogue-poster published 1919 by AB Svenska Möbelindustrierna. Each photograph or drawing displays an entire room furnishing, with captions providing descriptions of each piece and prices. Sällsynt och attraktiv möbelkatalog från AB Svenska Möbelindustrierna 1919 utvisande 102 olika rumsinteriörer med full uppsättning möbler i olika stilar, alla möbler beskrivna, inklusive mått och priskolumn. Svenska Möbelindustrierna var vid denna tid Nordens största möbelindustri. Tillverkar möbler och inredningar för våningar, villor, banker, kontor, apotek, hotell, restauranger, biografer m m. AB Hasse W Tullbergs boktryckeri, Stockholm 1919. 102 planscher interiörer av stilmöblemang, numrerade från 1-702, indelade i herrumsmöbler, matsalsmöbler, sovrumsmöbler, salongsmöbler, damrumsmöbler, barnkammarmöbler, vardagsrumsmöbler, klubbrumsmöbler, hallmöbler och trädgårdsmöbler. Var och en möbel beskriven efter typ av möbel, trädslag (med eller utan intarsia, inläggningar etc), mått och en kolumn för pris (dock är priser angivna i bara ett fall). Tvär 8:o. 230x305x15 mm. 800 g. Häftad. Omslaget med nötta kanter, fläckar, inlagan någon sida med vattenros, anteckning "pappas" på titelblad. I övrigt gott antikvariskt skick. AB Svenska Möbelfabrikanternas fabriksinnehav 1919: Arvika Möbelfabrik, Blomstermåla Möbelfabrik, Bodafors Möbelfabrik, Eksjö Möbelfabrik, Katrineholms Snickerifabrik (C. Fredrikssons), Möbelfabriken Solid, Möbelfabriken Varia, Odahls Snickerifabrik, Värnamo Möbelfabrik & Mekanisk Verkstad. Utställning på Birger Jarlsgatan 24 i Stockholm.

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        Les psychoses cocaïniques

      1919 - (4), 272pp., 9pl. Paris, A. Maloine, 1919, in-8, (4), 272pp, 9pl, broché, couverture imprimée, Rare première édition de cette étude consacrée à la dépendance à la cocaïne et aux psychoses cocaïniques. Etude pionnière sur le sujet, fondée sur l'observation de cas cliniques, et expliquant de manière scientifique les délires et psychoses que la consommation de cocaïne provoque ; étude illustrée de 9 planches hors texte montrant des extraits de lettres manuscrites écrites pas des "malades" à divers moments. Cet ouvrage était destiné aux médecins ayant à traiter des troubles mentaux d'origine cocaïnique, que l'auteur considère comme étant essentiellement transitoires et curables. État. moyen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Royal Regiment of Artillery at Le Cateau, Wednesday, 26th August 1914.

      Woolwich: Printed at the Royal Artillery Institution Printing House, January, 1919 - Octavo. Original red cloth-backed printed boards. Corners rubbed, small patch of tape residue around spine tail, internally sound and clean, a very good copy. 5 folding maps and 4 folding sketches in an end-pocket. First edition, and a highly important copy, of this invaluable, extremely detailed, stage-by-stage account of the conduct of this pivotal battle. This copy has the blue-pencilled ownership inscription of Gen. H.L. Smith-Dorrien to the upper board, and his annotations to some 20 pages. On the death of Grierson, Smith-Dorrien had been given command of 2nd Corps by Kitchener, despite French's clear preference for Plumer, and despite the BEF commander's running feud with Smith-Dorrien. For his part Smith-Dorrien "stepped voluntarily into the confrontation" (ODNB). Smith-Dorrien took over 2nd Corps on 20 August, and three days later the BEF was heavily engaged in the battle of Mons, followed by a retreat closely pursued by considerably superior German forces. "In the early hours of 26 August Smith-Dorrien was advised by Allenby, commanding the cavalry division, that for once his cavalry were too dispersed to cover the 2nd Corps retreat. Fearing that the Germans would overwhelm his troops on the road, Smith-Dorrien accepted that his only choice was to stand and fight, delivering a 'stopping blow' to the enemy. Strictly, this was against French's orders to continue the retreat, but it was a situation well understood in military regulations. Smith-Dorrien's decision was supported by others on the spot who agreed to serve under him, including Allenby, and permission to fight was received from French shortly before dawn. However, French, whose conduct of the campaign was becoming increasingly erratic, let 1st corps continue its retreat rather than moving to support 2nd corps. The resulting battle of Le Cateau was a demonstration of one of the most difficult of all military manoeuvres, a delaying operation and retreat from contact. Smith-Dorrien's troops, with both their flanks in the air, fought a German attack of about twice their own strength to a standstill, and then marched away in broad daylight. Casualties for the battle were heavy but it enabled 2nd Corps to break contact, and the Germans did not locate the BEF again until 1 September. The destruction of half the BEF had Smith-Dorrien mishandled 2nd corps at Le Cateau would have had incalculable results, and his military reputation has come to rest heavily on this small but important battle." Subsequently French dismissed Smith-Dorrien in favour of his original choice for the command, Lieutenant-General Sir Herbert Plumer, and a combination of military-political machinations and ill-health meant that this command was Smith-Dorrien's last active service role. Further, in 1919 when French's memoir of 1914 began to be published in instalments, it became clear that it "contained an account of Le Cateau and Smith-Dorrien's conduct so inaccurate as to verge on the defamatory, as well as contradicting the version in French's own official dispatches. Although now Viscount Ypres and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, French was, like Smith-Dorrien, still on the active list, and the publication itself was of doubtful legality." Smith-Dorrien's request for a Royal Commission to examine the matter was refused by the Machiavellian Sir Henry Wilson, now CIGS, and he had to satisfy himself with stating his version of events in a privately circulated memoir. "Smith-Dorrien's final triumph came when the first volume of the official history of the First World War appeared in 1922, citing official documents supporting his position. Although largely forced upon him, Smith-Dorrien's dignified public silence won him much sympathy and credence for his own memoirs which appeared in 1925 after French's death." The present work was compiled by a notable military historian and gunner officer who was attached to the Historical Section (Military Branch) of the Committee of Imperial Defence, who ther [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Macao et Cosmage; ou L'Experience du Bonheur

      Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1919. Dynamic and engaging French children's book, possibly the first example of what we now know as the graphic novel, with art deco pochoir illustrations hand-coloured by the famed Parisian printer, J. Saude. Author and illustrator, Edy LeGrand was only 18 when Nouvelle Revue Francaise (NRF) decided to publish Macao et Cosmage, their first title for children. Square folio, 54 pages of vibrant colour pochoir plates (including endpapers), bindings rubbed, front cover is waterstained, leaves loose within the binding, one plate has browned and offsetting affects another yet the internal contents remain in very good order.

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        The Builders

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Owner's small name stamp front fly, small indentation on front board, near fine in near fine price-clipped dustwrapper that is about 1/16 shorter than the book. A novel set in Virginia. A nice example of the fragile and scarce dustwrapper.

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        Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life. With Introduction by Ernest Boyd

      New York: Modern Library, 1919 (ca. 1930). Later edition. Flexible boards. Good -. 16mo, 303pp. This is a Modern Library reprint, in bindng style 5.1 (per Toledano), which dates the printing to about 1930, although the only date on the copyright page states 1919. Overall good at best in the publisher's brown cloth flexible boards stamped in gilt. The last few leaves are torn with old tape repairs, affecting text. The front hinge is thinly cracked and the half-title page has an old tape repair, as well. With these unfortunate flaws and the missing dust jacket, this would be essentially a worthless book, however this one is boldly and wonderfully SIGNED by Anderson on the half-title page. As noted above, there are tape repairs around that leaf, but the signature is completely unaffected. There is an old bookseller ticket, partially torn, on the rear paste-down, and a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. An entirely unsophisticated and rather worn example, but this work remains Anderson's great literary triumph, and signed copies of this title are uncommon, regardless of edition.

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        Iraq in War Time

      First edition. English and Arabic text. Numerous half-tone photographic plates, the majority with multiple images. Small folio. Original green pictorial cloth, gilt; a few small scuffs and stains, corners bumped. A very good copy of a book usually found in poor condition. [104] pp. Basrah, Government Press.  

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        The Voyage Out

      London: Duckworth, 1919 - First Edition; 2000 copies printed. A very good copy of the authorÕs first book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      Hoppegarten bei Berlin, "Vereinslazarett" 4.II.1919. 3 2/3 Seiten 4. Auf hellgrauem, gehämmertem Papier. Gelocht (minimaler Buchstabenverlust). Edmund Forster (1878-1933 durch Suizid), Psychiater und Neurologe, Professor in Greifswald und Direktor der dortigen Nervenklinik umstritten ist seine Behandlung Adolf Hitlers im Lazarett Pasewalk im Oktober 1918 nach dessen psychogener Erblindung als Folge einer Senfgasvergiftung. - An seinen Freund und Kollegen Karl Kleist (1879-1960), damals Professor für Neurologie und Psychiatrie in Rostock."... Mir geht es ziemlich übel. Statt des Ordinariates in Gent, das nun nach allen Intrigen endlich in Ordnung gekommen war, habe ich, durch den Zusammenbruch, nun nichts.Vorläufig, da ich an der Charité, falls ich gleich demobilisiert worden wäre, meinen Lebensunterhalt nicht hätte bestreiten können, habe ich darein eingewilligt als Stabsarzt die Leitung des Vereins-Laz. Hoppegarten zu übernehmen, wo ich auch die Privat-Patienten mit behandele und mit meiner Frau wohnen kann. Was aber werden soll, wenn ich demobilisiert werde ist gänzlich unklar. Von den 30 Mk monatl. Gehalt kann ich nicht leben ... Und kein Mensch berücksichtigt, dass ich '14 mitten aus erfolgversprechenden Wissenschaftl. Arbeiten herausgerissen wurde und den ganzen Krieg draussen war, während die anderen hier ihre Stellung befestigten.Bonh." (Karl Bonhoeffer, Direktor der neurologischen Klinik an der Charité) "erzählte mir, dass nächstens 3 Ordinariate frei werden würden, Jena, Leipzig, Frankfurt, und riet mir, mich ... auch selbst darum zu kümmern. Wer bleibt mir da anders über als Du? ..."siehe - Jan Armbruster: Edmund Robert Forster (1878-1933). Lebensweg und Werk eines deutschen Neuropsychiaters (2005). Bernhard Horstmann: Hitler in Pasewalk (2004). David Lewis: The Man who invented Hitler. New edition (2004). Varlos Haag: The day on which Hitler cried, The terrible consequences of the dictator's hysterical blindness during the First World War In: Pesquisa FAPESP - Print edition 133 - Mars 2007.Autographen von Edmund Forster sind sehr selten im Handel.

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        Mushrooms and toadstools

      , 1919. 1919. Kelly, Howard A. (1858-1943). Mushrooms and toadstools. Offprint from The Therapeutic Gazette (July 1919). 14pp. Illustrated. 272 x 193 mm. Original printed wrappers, slightly dust-soiled, one corner creased. Very good copy, inscribed by Kelly on the front wrapper: "For the Library Howard A. Kelly." First Edition, Offprint Issue. One of Kelly's many interests was mycology; he amassed an extensive library on the subject, a catalogue of which was published in 1924 (reprinted 1999). Kelly dedicated the present paper to Sir William Osler "on the occasion of his seventieth birthday . . . when he is proving himself the best refutation of his jesting computation of the years of a man's usefulness." Dictionary of American Medical Biography.

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        Trench diaries and ephemera

      Manuscript in ink. Two vols. 16mo. Blue and red publisher's cloth. About 125pp in total. 16 July 1918 - 12 April 1919. [With] A group of post-war ephemera including medical records, marriage announcement his will, his obituary

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        New England Aviators: 1914-1918: Their Portraits and Their Records: In Two Volumes

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1919. Very Good. First edition, one of one thousand copies printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the publishing committee of the New England aviators. Two volume set, 472pp., 480pp. Gray cloth stamped in blue and silver gilt. Illustrated from black and white portraits. Volume one has a small dampstain on bottom corners of a few pages, small dampstains on cloth, spine cocked, volume two has rear hinge cracked, spine darkened, a very good set. A representative group of World War I New England aviators are featured in this two volume set.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Geographical Journal 1919-1933, [ Run of 30 Volumes ]

      London: The Royal Geographical Society , 1919. A run of 30 volumes, from January 1919 to December 1933. Books measures 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Many folding plates. Bound in library cloth. Cloth dust/dirt marked, All binding in good solid condition. Internally, library stamps, [ about 20 per volume ], a few plates have minor wear, or tears. Pages and plates in good clean condition throughout. A nice run. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        World War I mail from a German Prisoner of War held at the American prison camp at Krasnaya-Retchka, Siberia during the Allied intervention in Russia following the Bolshevik Revolution

      Vladivostok, Siberia, 1919. Unbound. Very good. Envelope only, no letter. The envelope is addressed to Anna Raumgarten, Altona-Elbe, Germany. The return address reads, "Prisoner of war Mail / Vladivostok / Siberia / American prison camp / Martin Prigge / No. 326." It bears a small steel circular postmark that reads, "U.S. Postal Agency Siberia, Oct 2 10 AM 1919," and a type C-5 Unit Censor handstamp that reads, "A. E. F. Siberia / Censored / Sig …………." The censor stamp has been initialed in red ink. The envelope is in very nice shape. In November 1918, a company of the U.S. 27th Infantry Regiment assumed control of the Russian prison camp at Krashnaya-Retchka (Red River) which was located about 10 miles southeast of Khabarovs. The company was augmented by command and medical personnel, with Lieutenant Colonel Morrow serving as the camp commandant. Morrow found camp conditions to be abysmal and camp records nearly non-existent. Two-thirds of the 2,000 Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians held in the camp were officers. 1,800 of them were incapacitated to varying degrees by influenza, about 450 badly so. The Americans immediately began to reorganize the camp and set the prisoners to work using Russian supplies and equipment to build barracks, establish a boiler plant, install water and electrical systems, create a mess hall and hospital, begin barber and laundry operations, organize an orchestra and athletic teams, and much more. Almost needless to say, the prisoners were overjoyed to be treated humanely. Later during the intervention when the 27th Infantry was reassigned to Verkhne-Udinsk, one thousand prisoners volunteered to fight alongside the unit against any and all forces without pay. Not much is known about Prigge, however other cards and envelopes he sent from various Russian prisoner of war camps exist dating back to 1915. While the Allied intervention in Russia was all but forgotten in the West, it remained an open wound in the mind of Soviet leadership throughout the Cold War. This remarkable envelope documents one of the least known facets of that conflict. All mail related to the American intervention in Siberia is scarce. Mail from the prison camp at Krashnaya-Retchka is rare as are signed examples of the C-5 censor stamp. Van Dam's Postal History of the A.E.F. notes only eight extant examples of American prison camp mail from Siberia, all of which are preprinted official POW cards. For more information about the American prisoner of war camp see Wolfhounds and Polar Bears in Siberia by John M. House.

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        H. Gaudier-Brzeska - 1891-1915.

      The Ovid Press, London., [1919]. First edition. Folio. One of 250 numbered copies. Title page and 19 plates,18 of them lithographed (one in blue, one in green, the others in black-and-white) and a half-tone reproducing two drawings which the artist made in his copy of Ezra Pound's Ripostes. The sheets are loosely inserted in the publisher's folder of Japon vellum with one of Gaudier-Brzeska's drawings repeated on the upper cover. Title-page wood engraving by Edward Wadsworth. The works reproduced here are all, bar one, from the artist's notebooks in the possession of Ezra Pound; the dancing figure is from the collection of Nina Hamnett. Rare.The folder is a little grubby and lacks the two ties. Very good, with the contents in excellent condition although the title-page is just a little creased at the corners.

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      B. W. Huebsch, New York 1919 - Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Gilt lettering and gilt spine lettering faded. Hinges started. One page with rough paper and affecting the contents - apparently from an attempt to separate two pages that were stuck together. ; Darrow's autobiographical novel, a fictionalized account of his boyhood. Presentation copy: Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "Inscribed to Mary Hoover with the regards of Clarence Darrow, March 4th 1927". Additionally laid in is Ms. Hoover's contemporaneous account of a talk given by Darrow at the Negro Industrial Schho, Daphne, Alabama on February 10, 1927: "I can't help you, you will have to help yourselves, but I advise always an attitude of defiance toward the white man who calls himself your friend. How has he manifested this friendship? By hanging and burning you; by making you do his work and use his back door." In blue linen custom box; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 220, 2 pages [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Coterie - numbers 1-7 (in 6 issues).

      Hendersons, The Bomb Shop., 1919-1921. First edition. Complete set. Royal octavo. Wrappers, each with a striking cover design that is repeated on the title-page. Pages unopened.Contributors include Edmund Blunden, F.S. Flint, T.S. Eliot, A.E. Coppard, Aldous Huxley, Conrad Aiken, Richard Aldington, Herbert Read, John Gould Fletcher, Harold Monro, Wilfred Owen, Edgell Rickword, William Roberts, Edith Sitwell, Sacheverell Sitwell, H.D., André Breton, Iris Tree, Roy Campbell, Anne G. Keown, Oscar Wilde, Frederic Manning, Helen Rootham's translations from Rimbaud etc; illustrations by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Nina Hamnett, Edward Wadsworth, Zadkine, Modigliani, Walter Sickert, André Derain, et al.As is so often the case the fragile cover of issue 1 is chipped otherwise an excellent, near fine, set of this elusive and important periodical.

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        Haunts and By-Paths

      FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY 1919 - Sun-faded spine. sun-faded around the edges of front cover. writing on title page, small previous owner bookplate on inner front cover, hinge slightly cracked, foxing to endpages, general shelf wear. DATE PUBLISHED: 1919 EDITION: 139 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        At All Costs

      Originally published by Australiasian Authors' Agency - This is a seriously limited facsimile edition by 'alter idem'. THIS COPY IS NUMBER 11 OF ONLY 12 HANDMADE COPIES. (See scans) Undated, the volume is an exact replica of the original published in 1919. Made with archival quality paper using archival ink, acid-free glue. Handmade at every stage of production. (See scans) Captain Cull's record of his experiences with the 22 Battalion in World War 1. There are a couple of very light scuff marks on front cover. A BEAUTIFUL COPY. EXTREMELY RARE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Herrn Geheimrat Henri Hinrichsen. Stimmen der Freunde, Komponisten und Mitarbeiter zum 1. Januar 1919.

      Leipzig a. o. places, 1918/1919. - Small 4to. (4), 105 ff. Vellum, signed by book binder E. A. Anders, Leipzig. Dedication sheets from 80 friends, composers, or collaborators of Henri Hinrichsen (1868-1942), who headed the classical music publisher Edition Peters, including composers such as Max Bruch (full page quotation from Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26), Friedrich Klose, Walter Niemann, Siegfried Ochs, Hans Pfitzner, Emil von Sauer, Xaver Scharwenka, Arnold Schönberg (from his unfinished oratory "Die Jakobsleiter"), Christian Sinding, Hans Sitt and Karl Straube; and musicologists such as Max Friedlaender, Georg Göhler, Hermann Kretzschmar, Andreas Moser and his son Hans Joachim, Hugo Riemann, Max Seiffert and Fritz Stein. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        SOME BRITISH BALLADS. Signed by Rackham.

      London, Constable, (1919). FIRST EDITION (1919), LIMITED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. 4to, 292 x 230 mm, 11½ x 9 inches, vellum backed cream boards, different gilt vignettes to upper and lower boards, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, top edges gilt, the rest uncut, pages: (12), 170. 16 beautiful colour plates mounted on white paper, captioned tissue guards, 24 line drawings in the text. Spine slightly rubbed and slightly discoloured, tiny crease at head of spine, boards just very slightly darkened along the edges, front endpaper lightly browned, contents very nice, no inscriptions. A very good plus copy. No. 82 of 575 de luxe copies signed by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Haunts and By-Paths and Other Poems

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1919. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in about very good dustwrapper with several modest chips. Author's second book, a volume of poetry by a longtime sailor, who went on to write Topper and other humorous novels. Exceptionally uncommon in jacket.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Omstandig en waaragtig verhaal van veele gepleegde en nooit gehoorde diefstallen: als voornamentlyk aan de zeer beruchte goude tafel, nevens veele hoog-gewaardeerde oudheden en dierbaare sieraaden, van aloude tyden af in 't Hooge Autaar van St. Michiels kerke te Lunenburg geplaatst en bewaart, als mede aan veele andere der voornaamste kerken te Hamburg, Bronswyk enz. en een groot aantal huisbraaken, listige en behendige ontsluiting van welgesloote huizen en gewelfde kelders, allerwegen in Duitsl.

      4°, (8)+377+(17) pag., Geillustreerd met frontispice en 17 prenten waaronder 3 uitslaand. Originele half leren band. Goed exemplaar. C0019."Buijnsters pag. 15-16 en 35 (noemt per abuis 20 prenten); Heinrich Conrad, Das Juden-Buch des Magisters Hosmann, Stuttgart 1919; Buisman 1677 (noemt per abuis 20 prenten); Scheepers 902; Waller 1242. Hosmann was predikant (Consistorial- und Stadt-prediker) in Zell, de residentie van de hertogen van Brunswijk-Lüneburg. Centraal in zijn boek staat de brutale kerkroof uit maart 1698 waarbij de gouden tafel (het gouden hoogaltaar) in de Michaelskerk te Lüneburg werd gekraakt. Het was de meestercoup van een stel boeven onder leiding van Nickel List alias jonker Johann von der Mosel die al lang Neder-Saksen onveilig gemaakt hadden. In zijn in 1700 te Braunschweig en Hamburg verschenen 'Fürtreffliches Denck-mahl der Göttlichen Regierung bewiesen an den uhralten höchstberühmten Antiquität des Klosters zu S.Michaelis in Lüneburg' beschrijft Hosmann de speurtocht naar de dieven, hun arrestatie, proces en berechting. Als predikant was hij belast met de stervensbegeleiding van de gevangenen en behalve als een detective roman leest het verhaal ook als een getuigenis van Gods wrekende almacht. Een aantal bendeleden was joods ( een van hen Jonas Meyer ) en als zwarte draad loopt de jodenhaat van Hosmann door het verhaal. In deze Nederlandse vertaling zijn de versjes onder de portretten getekend D. Schelte, Amsterdams dichter en juwelier (1639-1715). Buisman suggereert dat hij wellicht ook de vertaler is. Het boek is een van de vroegste Nederlandstalige misdaadverhalen in proza. Herdrukken zijn niet verschenen. De illustraties betreffen vooral portretten van de dieven (waaronder meerdere joden), maar ook een grote prent van het galgenveld van Zell met de restanten van 14 terechtgestelden en 2 platen van de zogenaamde gouden tafel. In het voorwoord deelt de uitgever Hendrik Schelte nog mee dat hij een register aan het boek heeft toegevoegd met de namen en ontdekte echte namen van de misdadigers zodat rechters in Nederland in de toekomst konden nazien wat bepaalde booswichten die hun in handen vielen, voor die tijd al hadden misdaan."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        The Chenxi Jun sculpture paintings set(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) CHEN XI JUN DIAO SU HUI HUA ZUO PIN JI

      paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback Pages Number: 169 Language: Chinese. Chenxi Jun is the first generation of Chinese sculptor. 1919. went to Canada to study English and medicine. and later learning watercolor painting art and design. specializing in sculpture and more minority students in North America and France Chinese sculptor. an important figure. Through a better appreciation Chenxi Jun's works. we can see the development of contemporary sculpture. Chen Xijun since returning in 1931. two decades until his death... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

      [Bookseller: cninternationalseller]
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        Iraq in War Time. Second Edition.


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        Land. Eine Folge von acht Stichen

      Buchgewerbe 1919 Buchgewerbe, Lpz., 1919. 4 Bl. und 8 original Kaltnadel-Radierungen, original Leinen-Flügelmappe mit aufgezogenem Titel, Imperial-Folio (48,5 cm x 58,5 cm), (Mappe etwas berieben und fleckig) - 1 Porträtfrontispiz auf Titel. 3 Seiten Text von Julius Zeitler mit 2 Textabbildungen. - Die Tafeln sauber und breitrandig. Reihenfolge der Blätter: 1. Liebespaar / 2. Frühling / 3. Sommer / 4. Herbst / 5. Hirtin / 6. Morgen / 7. Mittag / 8. Abend - Versand D: 5,90 EUR originale Kunst/ Graphik/ Plakate,Kunst und Kunstwissenschaften

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        Poems about God

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1919 - First edition of the poet's first book. xii, 76, [8] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Scarce First Book. Ransom was a First Lieutenant Field. Artillery, A.E.F. when he wrote these poems, dedicated to Kit Morley. Original brown boards, paper title labels. Spine and label very slightly chipped. Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Brief mit Original-Unterschrift von Gustav Mahler + Programmzettel der Staatsoper in Wien aus den Jahren 1903 bis 1919

      - Kurzer Brief, diktiert, mit Original-Signatur von Gustav Mahler in seiner Funktion als k.k. Hofoperndirektor. Datiert auf den 12. Juni 1907. - Original-Kuvert liegt bei. (Herkunft genau bekannt.) . Exemplar stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R. (ein Urgroßvater war Kabinetts-Sekretär in der Kabinetts-Kanzlei seiner Majestät Kaiser Franz Joseph, Baron . usw.) --- Gustav Mahler (1860 in Kalischt, Böhmen - 1911 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Komponist im Übergang von der Spätromantik zur Moderne. Er war nicht nur einer der bedeutendsten Komponisten der Spätromantik, sondern auch einer der berühmtesten Dirigenten seiner Zeit und als Operndirektor ein bedeutender Reformer des Musiktheaters. -- Im April 1897 konnte er den Vertrag mit der Hofoper in Wien unterzeichnen. Von 1897 bis 1907 hatte Mahler die in Europa herausragende Stellung des ersten Kapellmeisters und Direktors des Wiener Opernhauses inne. -- Desweiteren 310 Programmzettel / Handzettel k.k. Hof-Operntheater in Wien (also tlw aus der Zeit von Gustav Mahler als Direktor der Wiener Oper), ca. A4+, desweiteren 3 Faltkarten / Einladungskarten Theatre Pare 2. Dezember 1908 mit div. Platzkarten usw. (Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland) - Weitere Fotos gerne per Mail!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Birgit Gerl]
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        The Decoration of Houses.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York., 1919. First edition. Octavo. pp xxii, 204. 56 plates from photographs. Contemporary binding of quarter blue morocco with raised bands, gilt decoration to spine, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt.A bit of faint foxing to prelims. Spine faded. Very good indeed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        The Economic Consequences of the Peace.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1919 - Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spine lettered and double-ruled in gilt, double ruling continued along boards in blind. With a newspaper article about the significance of Keynes's book from the suffragette journal The Common Cause, dated 16 January 1920, tipped-in to the front pastedown. Spine rolled and faded, ends bumped, extremities gently rubbed with a faint few marks to boards, endpapers lightly tanned, overall a very good copy. Contemporary gift inscription, "M.D.S. from J.L.S. Xmas 1919", to front free endpaper. First edition, first impression, of Keynes's second book which established his reputation as a political economist, inscribed from John Leofric Stocks to his wife, the British social reformer and economics lecturer Mary Danvers Stocks. Keynes resigned from his position as principal representative of the British Treasury at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, in protest of the heavy reparations demanded from Germany. The Economic Consequences of the Peace was written directly afterwards as a condemnation of Allied policy: Keynes would continue arguing against the reparations in his 1922 book, A Revision of the Treaty. The newspaper article laid-in was written for The Common Cause one month after The Economic Consequences of the Peace was published, and its title, "All You Can Squeeze Out of a Lemon and a Bit More", refers to Sir Eric Geddes's promise to his Cambridge electorate to extract the harshest possible reparations from Germany. The piece provides a detailed account of each chapter of Keynes's book before asking, "what has all this to do with a feminist paper? In reply to such a question we would refer our questioners to p. 127 of Mr. Keynes's book, where they will find a graphic account of the last General Election. It was the election at which women voted for the first time; and it was the election at which the citizens of this country with no uncertain voice gave Mr. Lloyd George his mandate for the Peace Conference it is clear that we who voted in the general election of 1918 gave our representatives an impossible task. The destinies of Europe were, for the moment, in our hands, and we failed Europe because we knew next to nothing about her economic capacities, next to nothing about her economic needs Mr. Keynes' book has taught us something at last, and the moral of our dissertation upon it is this: where two or three women voters are gathered together that book should be in their midst. It will teach us to think internationally, and it will teach us to think in thousands of millions". There is no accredited author, but it is possible that it was written by Stocks herself, as her name, "M. Stocks", is written in pencil at the end of the article. Baroness Stocks (1891–1975) graduated with a First Class degree from the London School of Economics, campaigned vigourously for women's rights, and was a member of Millicent Fawcett's National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS). She lectured at her alma mater from 1916 to 1919 and at King's College for Women from 1918 to 1919, and she also taught economic history at Oxford. Her husband, John Leofric Stocks, was a British philosopher who held academic posts at the universities of Manchester and Liverpool. Fundaburk 9981; Mattioli 1807; Moggridge A 2.1.1. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Photograph album documenting life in the Los Angeles area

      Mostly Los Angeles County 1919 - This 72-page 9" x 8" album contains approximately 200 photographs ranging in size from 3" x 2" to 5" x 7". The cover of the suede album features a photograph of a small sailboat. The glue-mounted photos are in nice shape; a few have tape on a corner or two. There is light wear to the cover. A few photos have be lost or removed. The photographs in this album are all related to well-to-do an extended family apparently living in Los Angeles County and probably affiliated with the Long Beach shipbuilding industry. Images include: 12 shipyard, ship construction, and launching photos (the Craig Ship Building Company at Long Beach, the Long Beach Ship Company, and possibly the Southwestern Ship Building Company on Terminal Island), 7 Naval base and warship photos from San Pedro, Long Beach, or both, 7 photos of what looks like the Santa Fe Railyard at Long Beach, 6 Rose Parade photos (Long Beach float, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Float, etc.), 6 photos of The Pike at Long Beach (Jack Rabbit Coaster, Bath House, Goat Cart, etc.), 5 photos of San Juan Capistrano including the Junípero Sera statue with the old large cross, 2 photos of an apple orchards and souvenir stand probably at Apple Valley, 2 photos of a military parade including one with a mock-up tank, A number of street city and town scenes, some with street cars, and Many family photos including automobiles, camping on the beach, children, meals, bicycles, a gramophone, pets, a house with snow, etc. All in all, a very nice visual record of life in Los Angeles County during World War One.

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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      The Globe Encyclopedia Company, London 1919 - A sumptuous production, bound in red morocco with beveled edges ruled in blind and gilt with a rondel of the Eastern hemisphere stamped to the front board. The spine had raised bands with dentelles in compartments. The front board has been discreetly reinforced with japanese tissue. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, color maps and several color plates. Very Good+ binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Desert Trail. With the Light Horse through Sinai to Palestine. By Scotty's Brother

      Department of Repatriation, Adelaide 1919 - 1919 (second edition)/ 1919. Octavo, viii (last blank), 90 (last blank) pages with 26 illustrations (after photographs, on 14 leaves, versos blank) plus a double-page folding map. Original wrappers with a vignette silhouette of a Light Horseman on the front cover; bottom corner lightly bumped throughout; trifling signs of handling; essentially a fine copy with a contemporary ink signature (M.T.B. Tapp?) on the inside front offsetting slightly onto a blank portion of the title page. A cross-check of the signatures of all First World War Australian servicemen (and one female nurse) with the surname Tapp produced no match. Charles Duguid (1884-1986), a Scottish-born doctor, was appointed captain in the Australian Army Medical Corps, Australian Imperial Force, in February 1917. 'He treated casualties in the Middle East (March-July) before returning to Australia in a hospital ship. His AIF appointment terminated on 5 October' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). The book was written in honour of 'Scotty', his brother William George Duguid. He was an original member of the 8th Light Horse Regiment, and served in Gallipoli, but had transferred to the 3rd Light Horse when he was killed in action on 19 April 1917, near Aseifiyeh. The author's foreword recounts in pathetic detail the circumstances of his death. This classic war memoir went through four editions in less than six months; in spite of that, this title is elusive, and fine copies of the true first edition are utterly rare. In forty years, we have not had a copy of the third edition (and the State Library of South Australia does not have that edition either), but the following information, not at all well-known, has been gleaned from copies of the other editions we have handled. The second and fourth editions are identified as such on the front cover (which also states 'Proceeds in Aid of Light Horse Memorial', replacing a small printer's device on the first edition cover). The first edition has the acknowledgements on page iii, and no testimonials; the second edition has a testimonial from Blackburn VC on page iii, with the acknowledgements on the verso; the fourth edition has testimonials from Blackburn VC and 'A Permanently Incapacitated Light Horseman' on page iii, with the acknowledgements on the verso. The fourth edition has approximately 40 more pages than the first two editions merely because it has been set in larger type. Some idea of the rapidity with which these editions appeared may be appreciated from the following: the Blackburn testimonial is dated 10 February 1919, the other testimonial is dated 6 March 1919, the State Library of SA has a copy of the fourth edition signed and dated by the author on 2 June 1919, and the processing date of the State Library's first edition is 29 April 1919. Read it and you'll understand why it struck a chord. Dornbusch 387; not in Fielding and O'Neill; Trigellis-Smith 263. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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