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        RIVISTA INDO-GRECO-ITALICA DI FILOLOGIA, LINGUA, ANTICHITA' PERIODICO TRIMESTRALE

      S.MORANO 1919 20, NAPOLI - INTERLINGUE Due annualità complete composte da 4 fascicoli trimestrali (ma probabilmente 2+2 semestrali) rilegati in un unico volume, con coperta rigida in tutta similpelle verde con titoli d'oro al dorso e con lievissimi segni del tempo, pagine leggermente ed inevitabilmente brunite dal tempo, alcune molto più brunite di altre, in italiano con alcuni testi o parte di essi in latino, greco ed in Codice Fiorentino Inedito di Canakya, presente anche il più antico testo di Lingua Albanese , illustrazioni in nero nei testi e tavole fuori testo, rari segni a matita La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Die Auflösung der Städte oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur in 30 Zeichnungen. Es ist natürlich nur eine Utopie und eine kleine Unterhaltung, - wenn auch mit 'Beweisen' versehen im Litteratur-Anhang, - dem sehr geneigtem Betrachter ein Gleichnis - oder eine ('doch etwas vorreilige') Paraphrase auf das 3. Jahrtausend post Chr. nat. ('Aber es dürfte doch gut sein, sich auf alle Möglichkeiten der Wiedergeburt gefasst zu machen, wenn man noch nicht reif zum Eingehen ist').

      4. 31 Bll. + 81 + 2 S. OPp. EA. Mit allen 30 Tafel auf verschiedenfarbigen Papier und dem Inhaltsverzeichnis. - Stockfleckig, R. fachmännisch angesetzt, Besitzsign. a. V., Deckel etw. gewölbt, Gbrsp. Ein gutes Exemplar trotz der Papierqualität. - Wie schon in dem Band "Alpine Architektur" von 1919, entwirft Taut hier eine radikale, utopische Urbanistik. Der Einfluß Scheerbarts und befreundeter Architekten aus der Vereinigung "Die gläserne Kette" sind spürbar. Die vorgestellten Zeichnungen werden durch die Textauswahls Tauts aus Architektur, Philosophie und Anarchismus ergänzt: Peter Kropotkin, Walter Landauer, H.G.Wells, J.J. Rousseau, Walt Whitman, Paul Scheerbart, Nietzsche, Friedrich Engels sowie ein Zitat von Jules Meline: "Das ist nicht allein tatsächlich, sondern auch im übertragenen Sinne wahr. Die Städte sind der Abgrund der Menschheit". (Zitat).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        The art of Arthur Streeton (With an 1890 Streeton exhibition invitation and Streeton cut signature)

      Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd, 1919. Special number of Art in Australia. Limited edition of 1500 copies; a fair copy, but theverso of the half title has two important ephemeral items laid in: 1. an extremely early and rare Streeton exhibition invitation on thick paper, 84 x 110 mm, with photolithographed illustrated design and text, 'The honor of Mr. Walter J. Anderson's [in MS] company is requested at a private view of pictures by Mr. Arthur Streeton, Mr. C. Douglas Richardson, Mr. Charles Conder at their studios, Gordon Bdgs., Flinders Lane [between Queen and Market Streets] on Thursday, Friday and Saturday the 13, 14, 15 of March, 1890. 11 a.m - 5 p.m.' (small section of surface loss towards the left edge, otherwise in good condition. 2. a cut signature of Streeton with his 49 Murphy St. South Yarra address (the Streetons' home after their return from London in 1921), ink on thick paper, 33 x 65 mm, a few spots of foxing but clean and legible. The invitation to the viewing of Streeton's, Conder's and Richardson's pictures is unrecorded in Australian collections. A brief review of the exhibition appeared in the ArgusonMarch 14 1890: 'Local artists are beginning to prepare fortheir autumnal exhibition, and MessrsCharles Conder, Arthur Streeton, and C.Douglas Richardson have conjointly issuedinvitations to a private view of their pictures in Gordon Chambers. Heidelbergseems to have furnished some attractivelandscape subjects to the two first, und MrStreeton's large canvas, upon whichhe has depicted a somewhat strikingscene, shows a distinct advance upon hisformer work. It has gained indefinition without any loss of strength,and is truer to nature than the pictures, orsketches, which used to leave one in doubtas to what was the specific object intendedto be represented. Mr Conder remainsfaithful to his impressionist methods, whichare least objectionable, because they are no tooclosely followed, in a pleasing picture of astretch of sandy sea beach on a hot summerday. Mr Richardson introduces us to abit of bush life, the interior of ashepherd's hut, the aged occupant of whichis stretched on a bed of sickness, and isvisited by the daughter of his employer...'

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        Das Graphische Jahrbuch.

      Darmstadt, Karl Lang-Verlag (1919). - 8°, 55 S., 4 Bl. u. 32 Tafeln Tafeln, 4 Bll. sowie drei ganzseitige Originalgraphiken, Orig.-Pappbd. mit vergold Rücken- und. Deckeltitel, unteres Kapital leicht beschädigt, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Erste Ausgabe. Raabe 142, 3; Söhn 121. - Mit dem ganzseitigen Holzschnitt von Karl Schmidt-Rottluff: "Kleine Prophetin" (Schapire 253), als Frontispiz, Druck auf Velin; 1 Orig.-Holzschnitt von Gottfried Graf, 1 Or.-Lithographie von Walter Ruttmann sowie den Illustrationen im Text: Ernst Barlach, Christian Rohlfs, Oskar Kokoschka, Max Unold, Conrad Felixmüller, Richard Seewald u.a.; Textbeiträge von Hans Theodor Joel, Julius Meier-Graefe, Paul Westheim, Rosa Schapire, Theodor Däubler, Kurt Pfister u.a., [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Kestnerbuch. Erste Ausgabe.Mit Beiträgen von Th. Mann, Döblin, Lasker-Schüler u. a.

      Böhme,Hannover 1919 - Herausgegeben von Paul Erich Küppers. Hannover, Böhme 1919. Mit 12 Original-Graphiken. 4°. 158 S., 1 Bl. Orig.-Halbleinen. Erste Ausgabe. - Raabe 139. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 174.3. - Söhn HDO I, 130. - Mit Holzschnitten und Lithographien von Heckel (Dube 319 IIb), Plünnecke, Unold, Seewald (Jentsch L 91), Viegener, Felixmüller (Söhn 177), Gleichmann, Barlach (Schult 163), Klee (Kornfeld 75b), Burchartz, Feininger (Prasse 46 II) und Schwitters. - Literarische Beiträge u.a. von Th. Mann, A. Döblin, E. Lasker-Schüler, Th. Däubler. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Views of Baroda.

      - Bombay, Devare & Co., [c. 1919]. Oblong folio. Original red crushed morocco, spine with raised bands, compartments ornamented in gilt, front cover decorated and lettered in gilt, inner dentelles gilt, red endpapers, gilt-stamped red morocco label listing the appointments of the Devare & Co to several Maharajas inside front cover, all edges gilt; 34 original photographs (c. 190 x 130 mm) mounted on strong card; hinges restored, one margin of mounting board a bit brittle, the final 7 mouting boards with marginal faint trace of humidity, otherwise fine. This splendid photo album by one of the leading Indian photographers of the Raj opens with a full-length portrait of the Maharadja of Baroda, His Highness Sir Sayadji Rao Gaekwar, followed by his wife, the Maharanee, and several external and internal views of their residence, Laxmi Vilas Palace, one of the largest private dwellings of the time, four times the size of Buckingham Palace. Other photos depict palaces, Baroda High School, public buildings (some not quite finished yet), an equestrian statue of the Maharadja, a bird's eye view of the city, the main street, ancient monuments and temples. Maharaja Sayaji Rao III, who took the throne in 1875, modernized and developed Baroda, establishing compulsory primary education, a library system and the University of Baroda. Vadodara, as the capital is correctly called now, was thriving under his reign which is considered the golden age of Maratha rule in the state. Gopinath K. Devare, whose son became the first and an importat cinematographer was the foremost Indian photographer. He commissioned a landmark in Mumbai in 1930, Devare Tower. Gopinath became the first Indian to be awarded Fellowship of Royal Society of Photograpy. - Binding photographed before restoration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        To Poland in War-TIme

      Printed for Private Circulation (for Thomas J. Wise) 1919 - First Edition. One of Thomas J. Wise's 20 very limited Conrad titles issued between 1919 and 1920, printed with an excessively small run of just 25 copies. Publishers red printed wraps have been bound into later paper covered boards over green cloth spine, with gilt-stamped leather title label to front cover. Evidence of bookplate removal to inside front board, several small black spots to front board. Contents are lightly toned. This text originally appeared in the Daily News and Leader on March, 31 1915 and was later reprinted in Conrad's Notes on Life and Letters, published in 1921. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        [Photo Album]: Michigan Family 1917-1970

      Michigan. 1919. Oblong small quarto. Measuring 7" x 10". String-tied red leatherette album. Contains 211 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs as well as some color photographs measuring between 1.5" x 2.5" and 4" x 6", with captions. Very good album with some edgewear with near fine photographs.A photo album compiled by Michigan family depicting their family history beginning with Edna Lang and Lee Jurzek in 1917. The album appears to have been compiled by a grandchild in the 1970s and follows the Lang-Jurzek family from 1917 until 1971. The first page is captioned "government assignment in World War I" and shows the headquarters of the aviation department of the American Expeditionary Forces as well as a man posed by a plane and a view from a ship. The next page is captioned "L.J. Jurzek on assignment in Paris, France World War I" and shows men in an office huddled around piles of books and paper. Following this is a section entitled "Edna Lang and Lee Jurzek courtship 1918" and shows the young couple and their friends swimming, hiking, and going to parties. They are seen visiting family between 1919 and 1920 including Edna's father Jacob Lang and her stepmother Minnie Lang. Shortly after Edna and Lee moved into their own home in Ferndale, Michigan with their 16 -month-old daughter, Marjorie and four-month-old daughter Loretta. Later they have a son named Richard and the two children are photographed around their family homes and on visits around Michigan. Photos from a 1930 fishing trip are seen here with images of Lee holding his catch and men on a small boat. The family visited Washington DC and is photographed by government buildings and in Arlington Cemetery. The 1930s see the children growing up and more family parties with many picnics and outdoor summer get-togethers. One section of photos shows Lee's brother, Julian and his daughter June Pike who was the Tournament of Roses Queen and is photographed on her float.The album jumps forward to 1958 and follows Marjorie, referred to as Marge, and her husband Dean Lenheiser with their children. Marge and Dean took a trip to Hawaii in 1966 and are photographed at a luau and on the beach. Their family is photographed at a father's day picnic, swimming, and spending time at their Michigan home. One section shows color photographs of the Lenheisers and their friends vacationing on Lake Erie. Following these are photos of Marge, her mother Edna, and her son Reese posed around their family home. The final page is from a trip to Mexico City in 1971.An interesting collection following generations of a Michigan family. .

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

      Heinemann, London 1919 - 1919 [first edition, first impression]. Royal octavo (255 x 165 mm), [ii] (blank), xxii, 376 pages with 6 sketch maps (one full-page) plus a colour frontispiece with a captioned tissue-guard, a double-page panorama and 86 full-page plates, a large folding map, and an errata slip (tipped in at page 1). Original silver-pictorial dark blue cloth lightly rubbed and bumped at the extremities; front cover lightly marked near the leading edge; endpapers foxed; acidic paper uniformly discoloured as ever with this first impression; a few tiny edge tears, and a short tear to the map near the stub, expertly sealed; an excellent copy. Provenance: from the personal collection of Richard Walter Richards, one of the Ross Sea Shore Party, with his contemporary ownership details on the front flyleaf: 'R W Richards ITAE 1914-17'. The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-17 comprised two teams, the Weddell Sea party in the 'Endurance' and the Ross Sea party in the 'Aurora'. 'An essential aspect of Shackleton's scheme for crossing the Antarctic was that a second and quite separate expedition should establish a base on the Ross Sea to provide support for the transantarctic party and establish forward depots'. Things went horribly wrong for both parties, with the 'Endurance' fragmenting under the pressure of being locked in the ice of the Weddell Sea, resulting in the famous journey of survival that culminated in the epic voyage of the 22-foot boat 'James Caird' to South Georgia Island. Shackleton then learned that the men of the Ross Sea party were stranded on Ross Island, 'Aurora' having been torn from its moorings during a severe storm at the onset of the previous winter and being unable to return. When the relief expedition finally reached them, three members of the party had perished. Shackleton returned 'to England in May 1917 and dictated the text of the popular account of the expedition to Edward Saunders, largely from recollection. Final editing was carried out by Leonard Hussey, with personal accounts by Mackintosh, Stenhouse and others, and the book was finally published in 1919' (Howgego, Volume 3). 'This exploit, which has captured the modern imagination, certainly struck the world differently in 1919; in the aftermath of the First World War feats of extraordinary heroism were thick on the ground, and so Shackleton's truly remarkable tale of survival at the extremes of human endurance largely fell flat. This is emphasised in the book's production: the first issue contained cheap paper prone to severe browning, a poorly crafted binding likely to split at the joints with normal usage and silver printing on the binding subject to oxidizing' (The Taurus Collection, 2001). The Ross Sea party remained stranded until January 1917, when 'Aurora', which had been repaired and refitted in New Zealand, arrived to rescue them. Public recognition of their efforts was slow in coming, but in due course four Albert Medals were awarded to members of the party, two posthumously. Richard Walter Richards (1893-1985) was one of those awarded the Albert Medal in 1923 for his efforts on the ice to save the lives of two of his comrades; this award was converted in 1971 to the George Cross. He outlived all other members of the expedition, and became the last survivor of the 'Heroic Age' of Antarctic exploration. A contemporary review by Peter Schledermann in the journal 'Arctic' of the 2003 reprint of Richards' personal account, 'The Ross Sea Shore Party, 1914-17' (first published in 1962), is less sanguine: 'The account of the Ross Sea Party remains vastly overshadowed by Shackleton's "Endurance" calamity. The fact that three men, and very nearly the entire party, died while carrying out their part of Shackleton's lofty trans-Antarctic plans may further explain the relative obscurity of this episode, as it somewhat tarnishes the heroic shine of Shackleton's efforts'. Conrad, page 224; Spence 1107; Renard 1460; Taurus 105; Rosove 308.A1. Please use the ' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Heartbreak House, Great Catherine, and Playlets of the War

      London: Constable and Company, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Inscribed by Shaw (reading: "to H.S.S. from G.B.S. 20th Oct. 1919"), first edition, 1919, hardcover with green cloth boards in protective mylar wrap and chemise and quarter morocco slipcase, octavo, 266pp., not illustrated. Book VG with mild bunching to cloth at outer gutters along spine, binding tight, endpapers off-set, otherwise text clean and unmarked. No DJ. Possibly inscribed to Shaw's friend Henry S. Salt (1853-1939), an animal rights activist and early promoter of vegetarianism.

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        To Poland in War-Time

      London: Printed for Private Circulation (for Thomas J. Wise), 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. One of Thomas J. Wise's 20 very limited Conrad titles issued between 1919 and 1920, printed with an excessively small run of just 25 copies. Publishers red printed wraps have been bound into later paper covered boards over green cloth spine, with gilt-stamped leather title label to front cover. Evidence of bookplate removal to inside front board, several small black spots to front board. Contents are lightly toned. This text originally appeared in the Daily News and Leader on March, 31 1915 and was later reprinted in Conrad's Notes on Life and Letters, published in 1921.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Münchner Blätter für Dichtung und Graphik.

      München, Georg Müller 1919. 12 Hefte in einem Band. 28,4 x 23 cm. 2 Bl., 191, (1) Seiten. Pappband der Zeit mit goldenem Rückentitel auf schwarzem Schildchen, auf dem Vorderdeckel Fragment eines Original-Umschlages (Original-Holzschnitt von Max Unold) aufgezogen. Einband angestaubt, gebräunt und berieben und am Rücken verblasst, Schnitt etwas angestaubt und stockfleckig. Vorsätze und die beiden ersten Blätter gebräunt. Bei den meisten Graphiken wurden Name des Künstlers und Titel handschriftlich in Bleistift hinzugefügt, sonst innen gut und sauber. Die Umschläge der einzelnen Hefte (alle mit identischer Vignette von Unold) wurden nicht mit eingebunden. Die Graphikerzeichnisse wurden aus den Originalumschlägen ausgeschnitten und zu einem Blatt zusammenmontiert, welches gefaltet lose beiliegt. Mit 53 Original-Lithographien und Original-Holzschnitten von Richard Seewald, René Beeh, Karl Caspar, Paul Klee, Adolf Schinnerer, Walter Teutsch, Heinrich Campendonk, Edwin Scharff, Max Unold, Rudolf Grossmann, Alfred Kubin, Josef Eberz und Hans Gött sowie 3 Abbildungen nach Zeichnungen. Jentsch Nr. 67. Söhn, HDO Bd. II, Nr. 339. Söhn nennt in der Beschreibung 54 Graphiken, erwähnt jedoch bei zweien der 55 Abbildungen, daß es Reproduktionen nach Zeichnungen sind, so daß es sich tatsächlich um 53 Original-Graphiken handelt, die hier alle vorhanden sind. Die Reproduktion der Zeichnung \"Rimbaud\" von Verlaine auf Seite 166 bei Söhn nicht abgebildet. Expressionismus, Illustration 20. Jh, Original-Graphik, Zeitschriften Kalender Jahrbücher

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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1919. The First Harry Clarke Edition of Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" [CLARKE, Harry, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Illustrated by Harry Clarke. London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1919. First Harry Clarke trade edition. Quarto (10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches; 268 x 206 mm.). 381, [2], [1, blank] pp. With twenty-four black and white plates and ten decorative tail-pieces and vignettes repeated throughout the text (two of which were used several times in Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen). Original sage-green buckram over boards. Front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in black, spine pictorially stamped in black and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Extremities very slightly rubbed otherwise a fine copy. "Mr. Harry Clarke has allowed himself full liberty in attempting to express the features of Poe's Tales which differentiate them from others. In his drawings, the morbid imaginings of Poe's extraordinary genius are depicted without any attempt to soften their weird effects upon most readers. At the same time the drawings are extremely beautiful. They exhibit a wealth of delicate and intricate design such as few other, if any, living artists can command" (Harrap's advertising feature in the Bookman's Christmas Supplement, quoted in Bowe, p. 52). Bowe, p. 149, no. 3. Steenson A2.b.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Seeland, Mit 5 Radierungen von Karl Walser,

      Rascher, Zürich 1919 - Zürich, Rascher 1919, 247 S., HLdr. m. Goldpräg. & -kopfschnitt i. Schu., EA, WG 2,15, Nr. 120/600 nummerierten Ex., von Karl Walser signiert, nachgebunden von R. Meuter in Ascona in signiertem Meistereinband, mit goldgeprägtem Lederrückenschild und schönem Marmorbezugspapier [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Rüger]
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        Edith von Schrenck Mappe. Lithographien nach dem "Kriegertanz", "Policinell" und "Gefesselt".

      München, Kunstanstalt Hubert Köhler 1919. - 20 sign. Orig.-Lithographien und 1 Blatt mit Impressum lose in Orig.-Kartonmappe. 23 x 19 cm. Nr. 18 von 50 Exemplaren. - Die ausdruckstarken Lithographien mit Darstellungen der Tänzerin und Tanzpädagogin Edith von Schrenck (1891-1971); laut Impressum können die Tafeln in einer bestimmten Abfolge zu zwei Tanzfriesen angeordnet werden. - Otto Heinrich Strohmeyer (1895–1967) studiert auf Geheiß seines Vaters Architektur in München. Seinem eigentlichen Interesse nach zeichnete, malte, komponierte und musizierte er aber daneben unbeirrt weiter. Als Architekt und Städteplaner war Strohmeyer nach dem Krieg maßgeblich am Wiederaufbau Hamburgs beteiligt. Dargestellt auf seinen hier angebotenen Lithographien sind Tanzszenen der aus Sankt Petersburg stammenden Ausdruckstänzerin, Choreographin und Tanzpädagogin Edith von Schrenck. Im Zuge der Oktoberrevolution 1917 verließ sie mit ihrer Familie Russland und startete von München aus, wo sie vermutlich auch Otto Heinrich Strohmeyer kennen lernte, ihre Tanzkarriere. Sie debütiert nach etwa einem Jahr intensiver eigener Tanzstudien in den Kammerspielen, um anschließend mit ihren Solotänzen auf Tournee durch ganz Europa zu gehen. Im Mai 1919 traf sie während eines Gastspiels in Frankfurt am Main auf den Schriftsteller Waldemar Bonsels, der für sie zur großen Liebe und zum Mentor wurde. - Die Mappe leicht gebrauchsspurig, die Tafeln sauber und frisch!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1919 : 1919 Original Hardback Wisden

      1919. Hi, Here we have a rare 1919 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. In my opinion the rarest 20th Century Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to both the front and the spine. The boards are excellent, the bok seems a bit warped but a heavy book on top should cure that , a bobbling line to the front cover to the right with a slight knock to the right of the front board. Inside the hinges are very good, very tightly bound. The yellow pastedowns are good, it looks like a bookplate has been removed from the first page, you need to look close but I would say it has been. HD Swan to the right yellow page. Internally very good, Minimal foxing. Nice photoplate. Couple of pages have dog ears. A lovely book, a few niggles but still fabulous. Rare,

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        Siuru I, II, and III (complete series)

      Kirjanikkude Ühingu, Tallinn and Tartu 1919 - Quartos (27 × 19.2 cm). Later buckram bindings, preserving original pictorial wrappers by Nikolai Triik and Ado Vabbe (front and back); 148, [2]; 115, [4]; and 134 pp. Three full-page illustrations by Triik (volume I), six full-page drawings, of which one in red and black, and one vignette by Vabbe, as well as his publisher's and series device (volume II); Vabbe's wrapper design once reproduced within (volume III). Resized to bindings; one volume with owner signature and some foxing to wrappers; else very good, clean copies. Complete run of this short-lived expressionist-influenced anthology by the eponymous Estonian literary group, published from 1917-19. Centered around the leading modernist poet Marie Under, the "Siuru" group consisted of bohemian spirits whose work emphasized sensual experience and joyous optimism. Among its members were Friedebert Tuglas, Arthur Adson, August Gailit, Henrik Visnapuu and Johannes Semper. In addition to these writers' works, the anthology also contains poetry by Johannes Barbarus, Rudolf Reimann, Arthur Valdes, Jaan Oks, Aleksander Tassa, Richard Roht and Johannes Aavik. Work in translation includes writing by Georg Heym, Franz Werfel, and Paul Boldt, Aubrey Beardsley, Zigmunt Krasinski, and Emile Verhaeren The group took its name from the mythological fire bird "Siuru" that appears in the Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg". Its members were very visible in Tallinn, meeting not only in Under's salon, but also in Tallinn's coffee houses, and some members had a reputation for rebellious behavior. Wrappers by Nikolai Triik in an expressionist style that corresponds to the aesthetics of some of the "Siuru" writers: "Es wäre falsch, die Siuru-Gruppe in eine ästhetisierende Ecke abzudrängen, die sich nicht darum kümmerte, was in der Welt um sie herum geschah. Schon die Illustrationen von Nikolai Triik im ersten Album wiesen in die Richtung eines Expressionismus im Sinne einer Anklage gegen die Unmenschlichkeit der Welt" (Hasselblatt 418). The first issue was printed in 780 copies, of which 40 copies were printed on Alexandria paper, numbered (these copies all unnumbered). No papier copies in North America: KVK, OCLC show a copy of the first volume at Munich, a complete run at the Finish National Library and a microfilm at New York Public Library. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        48 views of the Concentration Camp, Berrima, New South Wales, Australia, 1914-1919.

      Sydney : Epworth Press, [c.1919]. First (and only) edition. Oblong octavo, publisher's printed grey wrappers. 48 pp, all half tone black and white photographic plates, internally clean and sound. Scarce. These photographs of the Berrima Internment Camp were taken by D. Speer, a Bowral photographer. Among the images are numerous shots of the internees on the Wingecarribee River with their wonderful home-made, large-scale model boats. During World War One numerous internment camps for enemy aliens were established around Australia. The internees were citizens of Germany or the various states of the Austro-Hungarian empire who were domiciled or working in Australia at the outbreak of the war. Some were employees of the German colonial administration or German commercial enterprises in New Guinea and the Pacific, captured by Austraian forces towards the beginning of hostilities. There were several camps in New South Wales, the largest being at Holsworthy, near Liverpool, west of Sydney, where almost 7000 men were confined. Other camps were located at Berrima, Trial Bay, Bourke and Molonglo. The first internees arrived at the Berrima Camp (the old Berrima Gaol) in March 1915. Between late 1915 and 1918 the number of prisoners at Berrima gradually increased from 200 to around 300. The freedoms granted to internees at Berrima were, generally speaking, generous, especially in comparison with conditions at Holsworthy. The internees were given as much independence as possible, and the camp resembled more a German-speaking township than a prison, with a constant programme of recreational activities conducted both within the camp and in the local area. Prisoners were allowed to roam free within a two-mile radius in daylight hours, but were confined to the gaol at night. They shopped with local retailers and established a cordial rapport with the community; their industry in building canoes, a bridge, huts and a garden for picnics attracted tourists. Ironically, an exclusive section for the internees had to be created near the river, surrounded by a barbed wire fence - not to prevent prisoners from escaping, but to protect them from a small number of hostile Australian citizens.

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        Bibergeil. Pedantische Liebeslieder. Berlin. Alfred Richard Meyer 1919. 20,5 x 15,8 cm. 8 nicht nummerierte Blätter mit einer Titelzeichnung von George Grosz. Originalbroschur (= Lyrische Flugblätter, 58).

      Alfred Richard Meyer, 1919. Erstausgabe. Gutes Exemplar mit der eindrucksvollen Titelillustration von George Grosz. Referenz: Raabe, Zeitschriften 144.58 -- Lang, Grosz 5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        La Guirlande d'Aphrodite.

      Paris, Piazza 1919 - In-8°, 194pp, demi-maroquin mandarine à coins et filets dorés, dos lisse encadré d'un double filet et de grecques dorés, guirlande de fleurettes vertes mosaïquées et dorées, titre et tête dorés (Stroobants). Illustré par Paul Regnard (pseudonyme de Frantizek Kupka) de 20 bois gravés (10 h.t., 1 frontispice et 9 bandeaux). Tirage limité à 600 ex. Celui-ci 1/500 annoncé sur vélin ( en fait sur vergé) et finement rehaussé en couleurs (jaune, vert, rouge) alors que seuls les 50 sur japon présentent un état en couleurs, tous les autres exemplaires offrant les illustrations en camaïeu. Exemplaire parfaitement relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA VRAIE ITALIE année I n. 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 ORGANE DE LIAISON INTELLECTUELLE ENTRE L'ITALIE ET LES AUTRE PAYS

      SOCIETA' DELLE MESSAGGERIE ITALIANE, BOLOGNA 1919 - Francese 7 numeri rilegati assieme del mensile in lingua francese a cura di G.Papini, in carta dell'epoca, con bruniture attorno ai testi e fioritura, bordi con alcuni strappetti ed angoli con orecchie, piccola sottolineatura a matita alla prima pagine, volume privo di coperta, numerazione a colonna La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        La Guirlande. Album d'Art et de Litérature. 7e. Fascicule (of a total of 11) . Exemplaire spécial de Noël

      Paris: 3, Rue de Chaillot, 1919. Number 256 of 800. 10 Full-page Pochoir plates and many pochoir textual plates. Sous le direction artistique de Monsieur Brunelleschi. La Guirlande. Album d'Art et de Litérature. 1 vols. 8vo. Wrappers worn with some staining, plates fine. Brunnellschi, Umberto. Number 256 of 800. 10 Full-page Pochoir plates and many pochoir textual plates. Sous le direction artistique de Monsieur Brunelleschi. La Guirlande. Album d'Art et de Litérature. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        The Etched Work of Norman Lindsay. (1919) (signed copy)

      Sydney: Gayfield Shaw's Gallery, 1919. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, 8pp., two tipped-in black and white plates. Includes a two page appreciation of Lindsay's work and catalogue. The book 'The Isle of San' was launched for sale at this exhibition, and is listed for sale. Rare. This example signed on the front panel in pencil by Norman Lindsay.

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        Der Blaugetupfte Sperling [The Blue-Speckled Sparrow]

      Munich: Der Ziegelbrenner Verlag, 1919. 95pp. Original wrappers; protective outer acetate jacket. Front panel is detached from binding. Edge tears to front and back panels. Owner's bookplate. In custom clamshell case. Text in German. A very early work, in German, by the mysterious B. Traven. Treverton 1195.

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

      London, William Heineman 1919 1st edition - Tall 8vo; approx 6 x 10 inches. In dark blue cloth with silver tall-ship design to front and lettering to front and spine. Embossed monogram to rear. In good condition. Re-backed in original boards. Edges and corners heavily rubbed. Lettering and gilt has faded on spine and front. Hinges cracked between endpapers. Neat inscription to front ?A.Staveidi, 1919? ?.given to me by Margaret Staveidi after Alick?s death.? Inside pages heavily darkened/tanned. Pages a little brittle and slightly chipped at edges. Some minor darkening to plates. A couple of minor handling marks else pages clean and tight. 376pp. Illustrated. Over 100 b&w photographic plates. Coloured frontis. Numerous maps. Large folding map at rear.

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        Mitsou ou Comment l'esprit vient aux filles. Suivi de : En camarades. Comédie en deux actes.

      Paris, Arthème Fayard & Cie, 1919. - In-8; [2] ff bl-251-[3] pp. Demi-maroquin lavallière, dos à nerfs, tête dorée sur témoins, couvertures et dos conservés (Reliure Signée Yseux sr de Thierry-Simier), étui. EDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pur il Lafuma, seul tirage en grand papier après 25 ex sur Japon. Imprimée à la suite, La comédie en deux actes de Colette : En Camarades. Reliée en tête, la critique élogieuse de l'ouvrage publiée par Abel HERMANT dans le Figaro du 23 mars 1919 (montage recto-verso) sur 4 feuillets de papier fort). BEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Gods Of Pegana [Third Edition, Signed, In Dust Jacket]

      Elkin Mathews, London 1919 - 94 Pp.Beige Cloth Over Tan Boards, Lettered In Brown. Stated Third Edition, Actually A Third Printing In Modern Terminology. A Near Fine Book, Trace Of Rubbing At Tips, Pages Partly Unopened [Still Attached Along Top Edge.] Full Page Inscription " For --- Since First I Brought To Birth These Dreams Of A Strange God Have We Not Seen Our Earth Grow Near As Odd? Dunsany May 17, 1948." . Foxing To Front And Rear Free Endpapers, From Chemical Reaction With Binder's Glue1" Crack Near Center Of Gutter Between Endpapers. Pink Dj With Light Wear At Corners, 1/8" Loss At Lower Right Corner Of Spine, 1/2" Almost Closed Tear At Lower Left Corner Of Spine With Minute Loss, Spine And Edges Slightly Browned To Pinkish-Beige, Black Lettering All Strong, No Creases. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le Bestiarie ou Cortege Orphee

      Paris, Edition de la Sirene 1919 - 19.5x1x14.5 cm One of 50 copies on Japon ancient. Very important and rare book illustrated by Raoul Dufy. Perfect conditions, hard binding. Reduced edition of the original "Bestiaire".Il s'agit de l'un des 50 exemplaires imprimé sur papier Japon ancien. C'est un ouvrage important et rare illustré par Raoul Dufy. Dans de parfaites conditions, avec une reliure rigide. Edition réduite de l'édition originale "Bestiaire". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications Volumes II thru XXVII, [1888 - 1919]. Volume I has, lamentably been lost. AS NEW.

      The Ohio State Arcaheological & Historical Society, Columbus 1919 - Demy octavo, [ 23cm/9inches], full gilt-embossed Savannah green cloth, Illustrated with photgravures. b-w halftones, &tc. The set weighs about 60 lbs. Please feel free to inquire as to particulars and/or additional snapshots. In exceptionally good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Lewis Best Booksellers]
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        Quia Pauper Amavi

      London: The Egoist Ltd, 1919. First Trade edition, one of 500 copies of a total edition of 600. 1 vols. 8vo. Grey paper board with olive green cloth spine, printed paper label . Spine a little faded and label darkened, light foxing throughout text, but overall very good. First Trade edition, one of 500 copies of a total edition of 600. 1 vols. 8vo. This copy has the word "wherefore" corrected in Pound's hand to "wherefrom" on page 34. Gallup A17a

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        The Wild Swans at Coole

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Grey paper boards, stamped in black with design by Sturge Moore, in dust jacket repeating the same design. Near Fine, with light edge wear and toning to edges of boards, pages toned and lightly foxed. Dust jacket is slightly shorter than the book, with toning to spine, light wear at corners and spine ends with shallow chipping at crown. Revised price sticker of $1.25 adhered to base of spine. Wade 125.

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        To Poland in War-Time

      London: Printed for Private Circulation (for Thomas J. Wise), 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. One of Thomas J. Wise's 20 very limited Conrad titles issued between 1919 and 1920, printed with an excessively small run of just 25 copies. Publishers red printed wraps have been bound into later paper covered boards over green cloth spine, with gilt-stamped leather title label to front cover. Evidence of bookplate removal to inside front board, several small black spots to front board. Contents are lightly toned. This text originally appeared in the Daily News and Leader on March, 31 1915 and was later reprinted in Conrad's Notes on Life and Letters, published in 1921.

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        Tales of Secret Egypt

      NY. McBride & Co. 1919. Book in very good condition. Very clean and crisp. First edition. Collection of twelve short stories.

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        Rewolucja w Niemczech. [Revolution in Germany.]

      Ksi??ka i sztuka, Lodz - Warsaw 1919 - Illustrated throughout by Arthur Szyk. First edition. In publisher's illustrated brown wrappers, printed in red. Bound with red string. (16) leaves. Szyk's first published completely illustrated book, an extremely scarce, satirical anti-German illustrated work. Arthur Szyk, together with the poet Julian Tuwim, created this book, a fully illustrated political satire, mocking the authoritarian German nation, their irrational fascination with revolution and Norse mythology. Arthur Szyk (1894-1951) was a Polish-Jewish graphic artist, book illustrator, and political artist. This, his very first book of political illustrations published with the poem written by the satirical, experimental poet of Jewish descent, Julian Tuwim (1894-1953). Wrappers chipped, some leaves with crumple, spine somewhat worn. Otherwise firm and clean. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's illustrated brown wrappers, printed in red. Bound with red string [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Geologie der Schweiz. 2 Bände in 21 Lieferungen.

      Leipzig, Tauchnitz 1916 - 1919, - in-4to, Mit 76 tls. farb. u. gefalt. Taf., zahlr. Textabb. u. zahlr. gefalt. Tab. Original Umschl. (Tls. Gebrauchsspuren). Erste Ausgabe des Standardwerkes. Seltene Lieferungsausgabe. Sauberes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Illustrierte Lieferung-Umschläge miteingebunden. Sehr selten in der Ausgabe von 1916. Band I: Molasse & Diluvium. / Band II: Jura / Band III: Alpes I. / Band IV: Alpes II.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London, William Heineman 1919 1st edition. Tall 8vo; approx 6 x 10 inches. In dark blue cloth with silver tall-ship design to front and lettering to front and spine. Embossed monogram to rear. In good condition. Re-backed in original boards. Edges and corners heavily rubbed. Lettering and gilt has faded on spine and front. Hinges cracked between endpapers. Neat inscription to front “A.Staveidi, 1919” “...given to me by Margaret Staveidi after Alick’s death.” Inside pages heavily darkened/tanned. Pages a little brittle and slightly chipped at edges. Some minor darkening to plates. A couple of minor handling marks else pages clean and tight. 376pp. Illustrated. Over 100 b&w photographic plates. Coloured frontis. Numerous maps. Large folding map at rear.

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        Du Côté de Chez Swann

      Paris, Gallimard 1919 - 21.5x4x17.2 cm Edition of 128 copies on Lafume de Voiron paper. One of 100 copies reserved to the Bibliophiles de la Nouvelle Revue Française. Though the first edition of this first part of the famousÀ la recherche du temps perduwas issued in 1913, this is the first official and revised edition of the first part of the masterpiece, then edited in the complete "Recherche" by Gallimard. Includes: " Combray ", " Un amour de Swann " et " Noms de pays : le Nom ". Language: french. Half leather Hard cover. Very refined edition, including nerves and golden letters and decoration. Edgeworn.Inside perfect conditions with incredibly fresh ink. Partially uncut.Edition tirée à 128 exemplaires sur papier Lafuma de Voiron. Il s'agit de l'un des 100 exemplaires reservés aux Bibliophiles de la Nouvelle Revue Française. Il s'agit de la première édition de la première partie de la fameuse série "A la Recherche du Temps Perdu", qui est sorti en 1913, la première édition officielle et révisée de la première partie de ce chef d'oeuvre qui fut ensuite édité dans l'oeuvre "Du Cote de chez Swann" complète de Gallimard. Qui comprend : "Combray", "Un Amour de Swann" et "Noms de Pays: le Nom". Le livre est en Français. La couverture rigide est a moitié en cuir. Une édition très raffinée, comprenant des nerfs sur le dos et des lettres et décorations dorées. A l'intérieur parfaites conditions avec une très belle encre. Les bords sont usés. Partiellement non-coupé. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book

      The Hotel Monthly Press, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 1919 - This book is bound in a medium green cloth over beveled boards, gilt lettering of spine and front cover. There is edge wear and corner bumping with board showing and frayed cloth. Front hinge covering is quite worn and seperated from lower edge to just above middle, spine section is worn at head and foot. Possible glue repair, frayed cloth. Small stain spots of front cover. Textblock edges have darkened with age, small spot on fore-edge near center of back cover. Both endpapers are solid, light shadowing. Ffep signed has follows: "To Roy Reed - With Best Wishes from the author {signature - Victor Hirtzler} Nov. 8th, 1921. Verso is another signature with the following inscription: "Best Wishes, To my friend & scholar. Roy Read {sic} {signature - Chas Strandh{?}y, Pastry Chef, St. Francis Hotel". Only illustration is a black and white photographic Frontisportrait of Chef Hirtzler opposite Title page. Interior text is clean and tight in binding, no other markings. Pastedown endpaper of back cover contains a newspaper clipping about Chef Roy Reed and a black and white photography of the hotel staff. An interesting copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lowry's Books]
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        Typed Letter, signed, to E.C. Barney of Milwaukee, Wisconson, about Stephen Crane

      New York, 1919. One page, on letterhead of "Pearson's Magazine". 4to. Some splitting at folds, one closed tear into text. With envelope. One page, on letterhead of "Pearson's Magazine". 4to. "Yes I met Stephen Crane …". Harris, writes to a fan of his magazine (PEARSON'S):"…Yes I met Stephen Crane in London when I was doing the 'Saturday Review.' Harold Fredericks brought him to me. I had already read 'The Red Badge of Courage.' and thought highly of it. We got to know each other pretty well till he married and went into the country."You ask me why I have not written abut him. Because I have not yet finished writing about men of the first cclass whom I have met. Those of the second and third class must wait for my autibiography."I don't know who publishes 'The Open Boat' and 'The Black Riders.' Perhaps I can get Hamlin Garland to write something on him for the magazine …"Never one to miss a chance, Harris adds: "I wonder if you could get us some subscribers in you community …".

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