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        Mugello. Terremoto del 29 giugno 1919

      1919. Lotto di 62 fotografie originali in b/n , 50 di cm. 12x17 e 12 di cm. 8,5x14. Le foto del disastro, oltre a Vicchio, riguardano i paesi vicini Rostolena, Pilarciano, Casole, Mirandola, Rupe Canina, Corella, Piazzano, Vespignano, Pesciola, Rabatta, Borgo S. Lorenzo, Razzolo, Sagginale, Rostolena, S. Cassiano in Padule, Competri. Ogni foto, sempre animata, presenta una chiara didascalia coeva scritta a lapis. Nella mattinata di questo giorno d'estate del primo dopoguerra con epicentro nel paese di Vicchio; la scossa maggiore, di grado IX della scala Mercalli, con profondità ipocentrale tra 5 e 10 km, fu avvertita poco dopo le tre del pomeriggio. Il bilancio fu drammatico; si contarono oltre cento morti, quattrocento feriti e migliaia di senzatetto. 8 fotografie riguardano la colonia della Croce Rossa dopo il sisma, istituita per i bambini terremotati (gita con carro, esercizi ginnici, bagni di sole, passeggiata mattutina, visita delle autorità, personale direttivo e amministrativo). Eccezionale e raro insieme. Ottima conservaz.

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        CAFFÉ-CONCERTO: Alfabeto a sorpresa.

      Edizioni futuriste di "Poesia,", Milano 1919 - 17.5x25. sin pag. (52pp.). Impreso en papeles de colores (rosa, azul y verde). Algo de óxido en la parte inferor de la cubierta que no afecta la ilustración, también del autor. Faltan 2 pequeños trocitos del margen de la cub. post. Muy buen interior. (Napoles 1884 – Livorno 1977) Cangiullo realizó esta obra en 1915, pero los publicó cuatro años después, pero las ilustraciones originales fueron expuestas en 1918 en Roma durante la "Prima esposizione dell'Alfabeto a Sorpresa creazione dei futuristi Cangiullo e Pasqualino". Cangiullo representa caprichosamente una animada velada en el teatro de variedades en su ciudad natal de Nápoles, en la que los bailarines, cantantes, acróbatas, comediantes y se componen de letras, números y signos matemáticos. En esta narración lírica es una interpretación pictórica de las palabras-en-libertad de Marinetti. Obra futurista fundamental. (Naples 1884-Livorno 1977) Cangiullo IL avait fait cet oeuvre á 1915, mais l’ avait Publio quatre ans après , mais les illustrations originaux ont été expose en 1916 ,á Rome, pendan 'Prima esposizione dell'Alfabeto a Sorpresa creazione dei futuristi Cangiullo e Pasqualin' Cangiullo représente capricieusement une anime soirée dans le theatre des varietes de sa ville natale á Nápoles , dans la quel les danseurs,les chanteurs, les acróbatas, les comédiens se composent des lettres, chiffres et signes matematiques. Dans cette narration lyrique, ont trouve une interprétation pictorique de les paroles -liberté de Marinetti. Oeuvre futuriste fondamentale. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Zehn Radierungen.

      Wien, Gilhofer & Ranschburg 1919. - 46,5 x 35,5 cm, 2 Bl., 10 Tafeln, Orig. Papp-Flügelmappe, Einband etwas berieben, Ecken bestoßen, erste zwei Blatt leicht braunfleckig, sonst sauber und gut erhalten, Nr. 86 von 100 Exemplaren auf französischem Handbütten (insges. 120 Exple.). Alle zehn Radierungen vom Künstler eig. signiert ("Bäumende Pferde", "Bauplatz", "Kinderspielplatz", "Im Park", "Kaffeehaus", "Konzert-Kaffee", "Im Prater", "Tanzlokal", "Lazarus", "Auferstehung"), [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        SOUTH. THE STORY OF SHACKLETON'S LAST EXPEDITION 1914-1917.

      London, William Heinemann, 1919.. SECOND PRINTING 1919, the first edition was printed in November 1919 and this new impression in December 1919. 8vo, 255 x 155 mm, 10 x 6 inches, colour frontispiece photographed by F. Hurley, 87 black and white photographic illustrations, many photographed by Hurley, 1 double page, 1 folding map at rear, 6 sketch maps in the text, pages: [xxi], half-title, title page, Preface, Contents and list of illustrations, 1-376, including index, original publisher's navy blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, silver picture of ship and silver lettering to upper cover, small central publisher's blind stamped device to lower board. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped, very slight rubbing to extremities, pale age-browning and foxing to endpapers, occasional pale foxing mostly to margins, pale foxing to fore-edges, short closed tear to inner blank margin of folding map, neatly repaired, nowhere near image, old ink name to top of first free endpaper, otherwise a bright tight clean copy. The first issue of this book which appeared one month earlier, was printed on cheap paper prone to severe browning and had a poorly crafted binding likely to split at the joints. These defects were corrected in the second and subsequent printings. See Mackenzie, The Taurus Collection, page 138. Shackleton's most famous expedition was planned to be an attempt to cross Antarctica from the Weddell Sea south of the Atlantic, to the Ross Sea south of the Pacific, by way of the Pole. It set out from London on 1 August 1914, and reached the Weddell Sea on January 10, 1915, where the pack ice closed in on the Endurance. The ship was broken by the ice on 27 October 1915. The 28 crew members managed to flee to Elephant Island, bringing three small boats with them. All of them survived after Shackleton and five other men managed to reach the southern coast of South Georgia in one of the small boats, from where Shackleton organized a rescue operation to bring home the remaining men. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        SWATCH BOOK (Spring & Summer, 1920) SELIG BROTHERS, San Francisco's Leading Wholesale Tailors

      (U.S. Fashion Plate Co.Philadelphia, 1919) - Large Folio. Men's fashion swatch book for Spring & Summer of 1920 , includes a selection of suits, trousers, vest, jackets and coats. (24) unnumbered leaves on heavy stock, front paste down is a reference guide for correct measuring and the details needed for taking measures, containing 192 swatches of material for use in the making of suites for the Spring & Summer season and includes 6 corduroy swatches located on rear pastedown, with illustrations of men wearing the various suites with pictorial backgrounds, some decorative color borders, head pieces; bound in 3/4 black pebble grained cloth over green cloth lettered in gilt. Light wear at extremities. A massive catalog from a leading San Francisco men's clothier. The Selig firm offered a complete selection of "clothes that reflect character." Very scarce, especially so with all of the fabric intact. Melvyl lists a 1915 Selig catalog in the collection of the California State library, no copies of this 1920 publication. OCLC list one copy of Selig's catalog for the Fall and Winter collection dated 1915. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        World War One photograph album documenting life in the 13th Infantry Regiment Band

      Camp Merritt, New Jersey, 1919. Album. Very good. This 11" x 7" album contains over 265 photographs documenting life in the 13th Infantry Regiment Band while stationed at Camp Merritt after the armistice. The photos, range in size from 2" x 3" to 7" x 10". Some of the pages are captioned, and many band member photos are identified by last names. The album, leaves and photographs are all in very nice shape. The album includes a group photograph of the band members with their instruments posing in front of two barracks buildings and a second group photograph titled, "13th Infantry, Camp Merritt N.J. May 1919" show about 160 men seated and standing on bleachers. There are about 110 posed photographs of individual solders; in about 65 of the men are holding their instrument. Other photographs show the men relaxing in camp and visiting with women. One interesting image show a soldier using a giant megaphone to make an announcement, and another shows two soldiers standing in the doorway of a Cresskill, New Jersey diner. Three photographs are of "Warships on the Hudson," and there are a number taken while on leave including one of a baseball game at the Polo Grounds. The 13th Infantry Regiment was assigned to the 8th Division, one of the last Regular Army divisions to activate, during World War One. Only several of the division's units had arrived in France prior to the Armistice, which was signed while the 13th was still at sea. It never landed in France, but instead was recalled to the States and garrisoned at Fort Merritt, New Jersey. Military band photograph collections from World War One are very scarce. As of 2017, OCLC show none being held by institutions, and none are for sale in the trade. There are no auction records listed at ABPC, the Rare Book Hub, or Worthpoint.

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        Hadassah, The Star of the Persian Court

      The Stratford Co., Boston 1919 - Rare Book. I was not able to find this copy, only newer versions by this author and this edition, first. HB tan boards Very Rare copy. Solid Binding. Wear to the boards and some spine over cover loss and tears along spine edge to front bottom of the board. It does have two loose pages that are in the book, they just need to be glued or otherwise mended. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Thoma, Hans. - "Schnitter Tod".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung & Kaltnadel, in Schwarzbraun, auf hellgelbem Kupferdruckbütten, 1919. Von Hans Thoma. 17,4 x 15,9 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 18,4 x 16,7 cm (Platte) / 36 x 26,5 cm (Blatt). Beringer 236 1 (von 4). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert: "Hans Thoma". In der Platte links unten spiegelschriftlich Monogramm und Jahr: "HTh / 1919". - Früher Zustand. Gratiger Abzug von der frischen Platte. - Selten. - Originalrandiges Blatt. Rückseitig kaum merkliche Montagespuren. Sehr guter Zustand. Hans Thoma (1839 Oberlehen/Bernau im Schwarzwald - 1924 Karlsruhe). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Beginnt 1853 in Basel zunächst eine Lithografen-, später eine Malerlehre. Ab 1855 Lehre bei einem Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen. Rückkehr nach Bernau und Verkauf von kleinen Landschaftsbildern. 1859 Aufnahme in die Karlsruher Kunstschule bei Johann Wilhelm Schirmer und Hans Canon. 1866 Umzug nach Düsseldorf. 1868 Reise nach Paris. Einfluss Gustave Courbets und der Schule von Barbizon. 1870 Umzug nach München, lernt dort Victor Müller, Wilhelm Leibl und Arnold Böcklin kennen. 1874 Italienreise und Bekanntschaft mit Hans von Marées. 1874-99 in Frankfurt. 1890 Sonderausstellung im Münchener Kunstverein, schließt sich der Münchener Sezession an. 1899 Berufung als Galeriedirektor in Karlsruhe und Professur in der dortigen Akademie. 1899-1917 erfolgreichste Jahre, Verleihung der Ehrendoktorwürde der Heidelberger Universität und des Ordens "Pour le Mérite". Später Leiter der Karlsruher Kunsthalle, die zu seinem 70. Geburtstag das Hans-Thoma-Museum im Anbau eröffnet. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Anna Blume. Dichtungen (= Die Silbergäule, Band 39-40).

      Paul Steegemann, Hannover 1919 - 37 S., 1 Blatt. Orig.-Broschur mit Umschlagzeichnung in zwei Farben von Kurt Schwitters. Beiliegend ein doppelt gefaltetes Werbeblatt des Steegemann Verlags aus dem Börsenblatt für den Deutschen Buchhandel vom 14. Januar 1920, das Friedrich Wulles Besprechung der "Anna Blume" aus der Berliner Volkszeitung nachdruckt. Das Titelblatt mit kleinem, zeitgenössischem Namenszug. Der Rücken ist oben und an der oberen Heftklammer je ca. 2 cm eingerissen, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein noch gut erhaltenes Exemplar der ersten Buchveröffentlichung von Kurt Schwitters mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Quia Pauper Amavi

      The Egoist Ltd, London 1919 - Small 4to, 51pp; original cloth-backed olive green boards with printed spine label. One of 500 copies in the regular issue, with the usual correction in Pound's hand to page 34 changing "Wherefore" to "Wherefrom." In this copy, Pound began to write "Wherefore" again in the margin, getting as far as the penultimate letter before realizing his error, crossing it out, and writing in the correct word. This copy was withdrawn from the library of University of Texas, with stamped bookplate on the front pastedown. Gallup A17a. Label rubbed; bookplate, two tiny bookseller labels, trifle shelf-wear, else clean and fresh [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WHEN THE WORLD SHOOK: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE GREAT ADVENTURE OF BASTIN, BICKLEY AND ARBUTHNOT

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd, [1919].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-347 [348: printer's imprint], original tan cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Briefly inscribed by Haggard and signed with his initials on half title page. A fantasy novel of the discovery and awakening of two Atlanteans who have been in a state of suspended animation for 250,000 years. "On a small island the 'Sons of Wisdom' have discovered all the mechanical knowledge long ago, but were defeated by barbarism. Satirical allegory." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), P. 147. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-47. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 373. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 977. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 385. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 102. Teitler (2013) 555. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06575. Wolff 2891. Scott 72. Whatmore F47. Very faint damp ring on front cover, else a very good copy. (#149882)

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        These 13 Stories [1st Ed]

      NY: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. N.D.. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 358 pages; William Cuthbert Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner worked in a variety of media; he wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays during his career. He is primarily known and acclaimed for his novels and short stories, many of which are set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, a setting Faulkner created based on Lafayette County, where he spent most of his childhood. Faulkner is considered one of the most important writers of the Southern literature of the United States, along with Mark Twain, Robert Penn Warren, Flannery O'Connor, Truman Capote, Eudora Welty, Thomas Wolfe, Harper Lee and Tennessee Williams. Though his work was published as early as 1919, and largely during the 1920s and 1930s, Faulkner was relatively unknown until receiving the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature. Two of his works, "A Fable" (1954) and his last novel "The Reivers" (1962) , both won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Width: 5.25" Height: 8" "The reputation of William Faulkner has been growing so steadily for the last five years that the publication of a new book by him becomes an event of importance in contemporary American literature. Some of the longer stories in 'These Thirteen' have never before been published, and Faulkner enthusiasts should turn immediately to 'All the Dead Pilots' and 'Victory' if they wish to trace the latest development of his work. Others of the stories have been published in 'Scribner's Magazine,' 'The Forum,' 'The American Mercury,' and one in the 'Saturday Evening Post.' The stories may be taken to represent various moods of the author over a period of the last two years. There is the macabre quality of 'A Rose for Emily'; a return to the mood of 'The Sound and the Fury' in 'The Evening Sun'; the gift for straight narrative in 'Red Leaves.' "This is the first collection of William Faulkner's stories to be published." (From the front flap of the dust jacket). Stated first edition of this work. This volume is bound in blue and gray cloth, with red lettering on the spine. There is some sunning to the covers, as well as minor bumping to the corners. The binding is sound. The text block is adorned with blue and white pictorial endpapers. The pages exhibit light age toning, concentrated at the extremities. Original blue cloth with white cloth spineThis work is preserved in an intact dust jacket, illustrated by Arthur Hawkins. The jacket displays light age toning with darkened fully legible spine and shallow [1/16-1/4"] chips at head and foot of spine. A price of $2.50 is printed in the lower right corner of the front flap. The jacket is protected by a paper-backed mylar cover. This volume has been collated and is complete. The dedication, acknowledgement, and table of contents pages are uncut at the bottom edge. A very small spot of foxing shows at the bottom margin of pages 258-59, otherwise the text is Fine. First Edition Vintage Short Story Collection American Literature Hawkins Illustrated Dust Jacket; 0 .

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        Picture Show.

      Cambridge: Printed for the author by J. B. Pearce at the University Press, June 1919 - Octavo. Original brown boards, title label to upper board and spine. Covers generallly a little rubbed, a few minor marks, spine chipping at the head, internally sound and clean, very good condition. First edition, first impression, very scarce, one of 200 copies of this privately printed selection of war poems, including the first appearance of the stirring Armistice poem "Everyone Sang". This is the copy of collector Charles Lambert Rutherston (1866-1927), who was elder brother of the artist Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945 - champion of many notable Modernist artists such as Augustus John, Paul Nash, Wyndham Lewis and Henry Moore). Rothenstein had been an official War Artist, and indeed executed a portrait of Siegfried Sasooon in 1921. This copy has Rutherston's later collector's bookplate, but was originally inscribed to him as a Christmas gift in the year of publication by his partents, "To our very dear Charles, Marion & Albert, Xmas 1919 with their love". Much of Rutherston's collection was donated to the National Gallery and British Museum. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Exlibris.

      (München, Wetteroth, 1919) Gr.-8°. Mit 25 vom Künstler eigenhändig sign. und num. sowie mit Blindstempel der Stern-Presse versehene Original-Radierungen. Hektographiertes Doppelblatt (4 S. Inhaltsverzeichnis und Vorwort). OHlwd.-Kassette (leicht braunfleckig). - (Stern-Presse-Drucke 1). Nr. 71 von 80 num. Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage ?). - Bibliographisch und laut KVK/WorldCat in keiner Bibliothek weltweit nachweisbare Folge des an der Münchner Akademie ausgebildeten Hans Volkert (1878 Erlangen - 1945 Puchkirchen). - \"Hier sind 25 Exlibris-Radierungen, in losem Reigen vereinigt, aus der Reihe der von mir entstandenen Exlibris. (…) So schicke ich denn heute zu meinem 40. Geburtsjahre nichts freudiger in die Ferne, um ein kleines Zeugnis abzulegen, als die Exlibris-Folge; mögen sie sagen, wie ich die Kunst liebte und liebend ihr diene. (…) Diese Ausgabe soll zugleich die Erstlingsausgabe der ‚Stern-Presse-Drucke\' sein und das Zeichen mit dem ‚Stern\' tragen\" (Vorwort). - Vgl. zu Einzelblättern Kat. Gutenberg-Museum (passim) sowie zum Künstler Thieme/Becker XXXIV, 521. - Ein Blatt mit Nummer 70 statt 71 nummeriert. Inhaltsverzeichnis leicht braunfleckig, die Tafeln weitgehend sauber. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        The Guards Came Through And Other Poems.

      McClelland and Stewart, Toronto 1919 - First Canadian edition. Sm.8vo., orig. thick red wrappers printed in black, 78pp. A fine copy. This is the only copy of the Canadian edition we have ever seen. Green & Gibson A42 notes that "260/250 sheets of the first English edition were issued in Canada by McClelland and Stewart." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Brief Record of The Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force under the Command of General Sir Edmund H. H. Allenby. July 1917 to October 1918. Compiled from Official Sources and Published by The Palestine News.

      Cairo: produced by the Government Press and Survey of Egypt, 1919 - Quarto. Original sand-coloured cloth, spine lettered and decorated in black, front cover lettered in black, drab grey-green endpapers. A little rubbed and bumped, some foxing front and back, text pages a touch toned, internal binding as touch open between the text section and maps, but overall a very good copy. Linen-mounted photographic portrait frontispiece of Allenby (with facsimile signature), 56 coloured plates (complete: plate 1 explanation of symbols used and 55 campaign and operational maps). First edition, cloth-bound issue, more commonly found in buff paper wrappers, O'Brien commenting that only "a few copies" were bound in cloth. A "collaborator's copy" bearing the name of Lieutenant-Colonel G. E. Badcock on the official compliments slip pasted to the front free endpaper, which is signed by the editor Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Pirie-Gordon. Badcock was assistant director of transportation to the EEF and has signed his name to this effect on the front free endpaper; he has also taped in and annotated a brief obituary of Sir George Barrow. A Brief Record is a thorough account of the advance of the EEF from July 1917 and the end of October 1918, containing many articles, two of which (the explanatory sections on the verso of the plates facing 49–50, "Sherifian Co-operation in September", and 51–53, "Story of the Arab Movement") are by T. E. Lawrence, though unattributed. These were compiled from his notes written originally for the Arab Bureau, which, along with the reports in the Arab Bulletin and The Times, are Lawrence's First published accounts of the Arab campaign. The Preface states that this record was created so that "members of that Force may be able to take home with them an acceptable account of the great advance in which they played a part". O'Brien A011. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Allegria di naufragi.

      Vallecchi, 1919. In-8°, pp. 245,(3 bianche), brossura editoriale. Manca presumibilmente il primo foglio bianco anteriore al frontespizio, lievissime usure alla brossura ma nel complesso buon esemplare. Edizione originale. Prima pubblicazione dell'autore dopo le rarissime plaquette «Porto Sepolto» (Paris 1916) e «La Guerre» (Paris 1919). Il primo nucleo di poesie fu stampato ad Udine nel 1916, durante la prima guerra mondiale, ed era intitolato Il Porto sepolto. Una seconda edizione, battezzata appunto Allegria di naufragi, viene pubblicata nel 1919. In questa seconda edizione vengono aggiunte alcune nuove poesie, fra cui quella che dà il titolo alla raccolta. La raccolta contiene poesie scritte a partire dal 1914. Al centro della raccolta è l'esperienza della Grande Guerra combattuta dal poeta in trincea come interventista e volontario.

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        The Magic of Oz

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee (1923 To 1930), 1919. Reprint. Green Cloth. Fine/Very Good DJ. 9 3/16" x 7" x 1 1/2". 12 Color Plates, Also Black and White Illustrations Throughout. 5th or later Printing 266 Pp. First Edition, Later 1923-1930 Issue Per Bienvenue, No Advertisements On Verso Of Title Page, No Price On Dust Jacket, All 12 Full-Color Plates Complete. Publisher's Name "Reilly" On Spine Is 1 1/4" Long, Covers Grey Green, And Book Bulks 1 3/8" Thick. Covers And Dj Nearly Identical To 1919 First Printing, But Background Color To Cover Illustrations Is Light Green, While The First Dj Is Smoky Dark-Green This Book Is Fine, Only A Faint Trace Of Rubbing At Corners, No Tears Or Fraying, Front Cover Paste-On Illustration Bright And Complete. Book Has No Names Or Writing. Dust Jacket Is Nearly Identical To 1919 First Issue Dj, With Illustration On Front And Back Reproducing The Paste-On Cover Illustration, Background At Top Light Green And Much Lighter Than On First Printing, Border A Lighter Bluish-Green Than On First Printing. Spine Panel Reproduces Spine Of Book Without A Price, Front Flap Summarizes The Story, Back Flap Is Blank. Dj Clean, Nearly Complete, Slight Wear, Minute Losses, A Few Short Edge Tears, With A 2" V-Chip At Top Of Rear Panel Which Is 1/2" Wide At Its Widest Point, At Top Edge, Trace Of Faint "12" Written On Spine Of Dj.

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        Manuscript Signed Letter and Three Original Photographs of a Scottish Officer Who Served with the Royal Field Artillery in the then Briefly Independent Republic of Georgia in the Caucasus Region, Shortly After the Collapse of the Russian Empire.

      Tiflis [Tbilisi], 13-16 April 1919. - Letter: 3 pages, folio, the first leaf being War Office stationery blind stamped with the Royal coat of arms. Three leafs written recto only, two of which measure approximately 20 x 32 cm, the other slightly larger. Photographs: 3 sepia views on thick photographic paper, one military portrait measuring 5 x 8 cm, and two snapshot scenes measuring approximately 13,5 x 8,5 cm. Recent reinforcements to verso of letters at folds, otherwise in very good condition, a rare firsthand account of British operations in the short-lived Democratic Republic of Georgia, a state which existed for less than three years before being invaded by Soviet Russia in 1921. The present correspondence and photographs are those of a Scottish officer who served with the Royal Field Artillery in the then independent Democratic Republic of Georgia, immediately after the Georgian-Armenian War of December of 1918 and shortly after the Russian Revolution of 1917. Identified only as J.D., the officer was from Glasgow, and posted to the 'Deputy Director General Transportation Office' at Tiflis. The British Army had established its headquarters for the Royal Field Artillery at Tbilisi only 3 months prior to this correspondence, in January 1919, this force being part of the 27th Division of the Army. Only months later, on 7 September 1919, Divisional headquarters would be moved to Batum, and just few days after the move, 24 September 1919, the 27th Division was disbanded at Batum, the divisional commander and general staff departing for Constantinople. This force was withdrawn from Batum altogether by the 14th July, 1920. Georgia was under British protection from 1918-1920. Any items from its brief period of independence and surviving Russian annexation by the Bolshevik regime in 1921 are scarce today. Officer J.D. left his Scotland home on 9 February 1919 for army duty in the Caucasus region, only two months after the Georgian-Armenian War of December 1918. He stayed one week at a military tent camp in Salonika, where five months earlier the 27th Division captured the Roche Noire Salient. Here experiences gale force winds causing some destruction to the camp. From Greece he was sent to Constantinople, which he finds particularly attractive, and then to Batoum [Batumi - the second largest city of Georgia] where he spent two days. From Batumi, two days by rail through the Caucasus Mountains brought him to Tiflis. Working at the Transportation Office, he remarks on the frequent movement of British troops and the uncertainty of his own future posts. He also imparts his impressions of Tiflis and Batumi, and some local customs. The photographs were most likely taken on the steamship voyage on the Black Sea from Istanbul to Batumi, early April 1919, which is described in the accompanying letter. A total of five men are seen in the photographs, including officer J.D. himself. Ringing true to this, in his letter, he explains that only had five passengers including the captain were on board the vessel for this passage. Additionally, a partial view of a notice board mounted on the ship's deck addresses 'Troops' and thus reveals that this was a military steamship. Again corresponding to his letter, British troops were forbidden from using local transportation for fear of contracting the fatal typhus disease, as such relied strictly on their own means of conveyance. The letter, which begins on 13 April 1919, was written at the Deputy Director General Transportation Office at Tiflis, part of the Headquarters that had recently been established, shortly after its author arrived there by rail from Batumi. It provides a rare firsthand account of British operations in Georgia during its first yet short-lived status as an independent Democratic Republic following the collapse of the Russian Empire in 1917 and before being invaded by Soviet Russia in 1921. [Georgia would not regain full autonomy until 1991]. Between tasks, J.D. writes over four days, with dates in the left margins. Th

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        Over the Top with the 18th Co. 5th Regt. U.S. Marines: A History [with broadsheet]: Secretary Daniels and party dine Easter Sunday with the 18th Co. Marines

      (Neuweid a. Rh.: Louis Heusersche Buchdruckerei). [1919]. First. First edition. Octavo. 43, [3]pp., 12 unnumbered inserted photographic plates. Illustrated tan wrappers. Modest age-toning on the cheap paper, small stain on front wrap, still very good or better. A rare history of a Marine unit. Laid in is a small double-sided broadsheet caption titled: "Secretary Daniels and party dine Easter Sunday with the 18th Co. Marines" written by Cpl. Field. OCLC locates five copies of the pamphlet over two entries: four in America (three at military institutions) and one in Germany; and no copies of the broadsheet. .

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        TEDIOUS BRIEF TALES OF GRANTA AND GRAMARYE by "Ingulphus"...

      Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.,. [1919]. original pictorial gray boards, front panel stamped in black and yellow, spine panel stamped in black.. 1919 Christmas gift inscription at top edge of front free endpaper.. Boards warped at top and bottom edges(a fault common to this book),. narrow, mild stain along upper edge of rear free endpaper, a very. good copy in good pictorial dust jacket (design matches that of the. cover) with closed tears and chips at edges. A scarce book in jacket.. (#152571). First edition. Collects nine stories and a poem. "Antiquarian ghost stories, by no means tedious, deftly balancing a light tone with darker terrors. One of the more notable successors to M. R. James." - Robert Knowlton. "A beautifully illustrated and highly sought after collection of Gray's supernatural tales which is a classic of the antiquarian ghost genre ... Although the stories are firmly in the antiquarian tradition of Gray's Cambridge contemporary M. R. James, they are strong enough to stand on their own merits, combining ghostly atmosphere with wit and erudition in a highly entertaining and original manner." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 237. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-74. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 121. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 186. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-87. Reginald 07712. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978).

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        Photograph album documenting life in the Los Angeles area

      Mostly Los Angeles County, 1919. Album. Very good. 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.

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        The Mark on the Wall

      Richmond, Hogarth Press 1919 - First separate edition. Thin off-white paper wrappers - some foxing else a near fine copy. Kirkpatrick erroneously lists this as A2b - her A2a is the appearance of this story in "Two Stories" (the first publication of the Hogarth Press in 1917) which should, of course, be listed as a 'B' item. Woolmer 8. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        EXAMPLES OF MODERN BOOKBINDING DESIGNED AND EXECUTED BY ROBT. RIVIERE & SON

      Bernard Quaritch, Lonndon 1919 - Red leather spine label. One of only 200 copies printed. An exquisite group of illustrations of front covers and spines of finely-bound books by the renowned English bookbinder.A total of sixty-nine full-page examples, many in full-color or in half-tone. Robert Riviere (1808-1882) was an English bookbinder of French descent. He started business in Bath in 1829, moved to London in 1840. The firm's bindings can be dated as follows: "Bound by R. Riviere, Bath" means 1829-32; "Bound by R. Riviere" means 1832-40; "Bound by Riviere" means 1840-c.1880; "Bound by Riviere and Son" means after 1880. The firm was purchased by the heirs of George Bayntun, returned b to Bath, where it remains to this day producung fine bindings on Manvers Street. Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript Signed Letter and Three Original Photographs of a Scottish Officer Who Served with the Royal Field Artillery in the then Briefly Independent Republic of Georgia in the Caucasus Region, Shortly After the Collapse of the Russian Empire.

      Tiflis [Tbilisi], 13-16 April 1919., 1919. Letter: 3 pages, folio, the first leaf being War Office stationery blind stamped with the Royal coat of arms. Three leafs written recto only, two of which measure approximately 20 x 32 cm, the other slightly larger. Photographs: 3 sepia views on thick photographic paper, one military portrait measuring 5 x 8 cm, and two snapshot scenes measuring approximately 13,5 x 8,5 cm. Recent reinforcements to verso of letters at folds, otherwise in very good condition, a rare firsthand account of British operations in the short-lived Democratic Republic of Georgia, a state which existed for less than three years before being invaded by Soviet Russia in 1921. The present correspondence and photographs are those of a Scottish officer who served with the Royal Field Artillery in the then independent Democratic Republic of Georgia, immediately after the Georgian-Armenian War of December of 1918 and shortly after the Russian Revolution of 1917. Identified only as J.D., the officer was from Glasgow, and posted to the 'Deputy Director General Transportation Office' at Tiflis. The British Army had established its headquarters for the Royal Field Artillery at Tbilisi only 3 months prior to this correspondence, in January 1919, this force being part of the 27th Division of the Army. Only months later, on 7 September 1919, Divisional headquarters would be moved to Batum, and just few days after the move, 24 September 1919, the 27th Division was disbanded at Batum, the divisional commander and general staff departing for Constantinople. This force was withdrawn from Batum altogether by the 14th July, 1920. Georgia was under British protection from 1918-1920. Any items from its brief period of independence and surviving Russian annexation by the Bolshevik regime in 1921 are scarce today. Officer J.D. left his Scotland home on 9 February 1919 for army duty in the Caucasus region, only two months after the Georgian-Armenian War of December 1918. He stayed one week at a military tent camp in Salonika, where five months earlier the 27th Division captured the Roche Noire Salient. Here experiences gale force winds causing some destruction to the camp. From Greece he was sent to Constantinople, which he finds particularly attractive, and then to Batoum [Batumi - the second largest city of Georgia] where he spent two days. From Batumi, two days by rail through the Caucasus Mountains brought him to Tiflis. Working at the Transportation Office, he remarks on the frequent movement of British troops and the uncertainty of his own future posts. He also imparts his impressions of Tiflis and Batumi, and some local customs. The photographs were most likely taken on the steamship voyage on the Black Sea from Istanbul to Batumi, early April 1919, which is described in the accompanying letter. A total of five men are seen in the photographs, including officer J.D. himself. Ringing true to this, in his letter, he explains that only had five passengers including the captain were on board the vessel for this passage. Additionally, a partial view of a notice board mounted on the ship's deck addresses 'Troops' and thus reveals that this was a military steamship. Again corresponding to his letter, British troops were forbidden from using local transportation for fear of contracting the fatal typhus disease, as such relied strictly on their own means of conveyance. The letter, which begins on 13 April 1919, was written at the Deputy Director General Transportation Office at Tiflis, part of the Headquarters that had recently been established, shortly after its author arrived there by rail from Batumi. It provides a rare firsthand account of British operations in Georgia during its first yet short-lived status as an independent Democratic Republic following the collapse of the Russian Empire in 1917 and before being invaded by Soviet Russia in 1921. [Georgia would not regain full autonomy until 1991]. Between tasks, J.D. writes over four days, with dates in the left margins. The letter describes, among other things, the officer's voyage from Istanbul to Batumi, which was contemporary to a pivotal strategy meeting held in Batum on 2-3 April 1919, between Brigadier General John Samuel Jocelyn Percy (1871-1952) who was Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Black Sea, and the leader of forces in the Caucasus General George Francis Milne (1866-1948). [The Georgian-Armenian War had transpired only four months earlier. It was a short border dispute fought in December 1918 between the newly-independent Democratic Republic of Georgia and the First Republic of Armenia. The conflict centered on parts of Georgian provinces populated mostly by Armenians, and ended because of British intervention. As a result of the conference between Percy and Milne, on 6 April it was decided that the military governorship over the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic would be ceded to the Armenian government. As such, British troops were withdrawn from the region, and on 6 June the change became official. Together, Britain, the United States, France, and Italy decided to appoint American national Edmund L. Daily as Governor-General for the region, which was approved by the governments of Armenia and Azerbaijan. The brief period of independence in Caucasia was unsettled, as the three principle states of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, attempted to establish boundaries and their own governments. For some 5 weeks they were united as the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic, which also included parts of Eastern Turkey.] Excerpts from the letter: "Now, a little account of my journey from Galsgow to Tiflis..." "Constantinople is a place never to be forgotten, the lovely Bosphorus, mosques, palaces... all males with red fez, married ladies veil over face excepting eyes... ten days... out each day lounging about bazaars - over bridge to Stamboul..." "...on board steamer for Batoum ... beautiful villas, palaces etc etc on each side ... on board for five nights. Only five passengers including Capt. Humble. Tramp steamer - no accommodation." "Batum 2 days like other Eastern towns, some nice streets but majority otherwise." " Tiflis after another two days and one night in train, splendid mountain scenery on way - Caucasus Mts (all snow-capped)..." "Tiflis has two main streets, boulevard style, trees all along... Two sets of tramways (electric ones), open sides no two deckers... not allowed to travel on them, nor vehicle of any description, only our own military motor cars - reason given - vermin - afterwards typhus - funerals." "Passed three funerals today... Head of procession seven or eight singing hymns, then the priests, dressed in most gorgeous cloaks or vestments... the deceased could be seen... mourning coach very ornamental, all white paint. Two of the funerals (better class) had brass bands playing...each case face shown to public view..." "...Things are very unsettled, there I cannot say more... Might be in Persia shortly. Don't know exactly. Strange doing just now - moving men every day." End Excerpts. The Democratic Republic of Georgia existed from May 1918 to February 1921 and was the first modern establishment of a Republic of Georgia. Tbilisi, or Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia. Between 1801 and 1917, then being under the rule of the former Russian Empire, Tbilisi was the seat of the Imperial Viceroy, governing both Southern and Northern Caucasus. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, the city served as a location of the Transcaucasus interim government which established, in the spring of 1918, the short-lived independent Transcaucasian Federation with the capital in Tbilisi. At this time, Tbilisi had roughly the same number of Armenians as Georgians, with Russians being the third largest ethnic group. It was here, in the former Caucasus Vice royal Palace, where the independence of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan were declared on 26 to 28 May 1918. After this, Tbilisi functioned as the capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia until 25 February 1921. From 1918 to 1919 the city was also consecutively home to a German and British military headquarters. In September 1918, Field Marshal George Francis Milne became responsible for the military administration of a vast area around the Black Sea at a time of considerable internal disorder following the Russian Revolution and the start of the Turkish War of Independence. Small British forces had twice occupied Baku on the Caspian, while an entire British division had occupied Batum on the Black Sea, supervising German and Turkish withdrawal. British (including Indian and some Arab) troops were in Persia (partly to protect the oilfields at Abadan) and larger British forces were also deployed in Mesopotamia and Syria. In December 1918, Royal Army troops of the 27th Division embarked for operations on the Black Sea, reaching Constantinople on the 19th and arriving at Tiflis in January 1919, setting up divisional headquarters there. Milne toured the Caucasus in early 1919 and assessed that British withdrawal "would probably lead to anarchy." By May, 1919, detachments had arrived at Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia, including the following cities: Baku, Krasnovodsk (in Trans-Caspia), Petrovsk, Shusha, Julfa, Erivan, Kars, Tiflis, Batum, and Gagri. In spite of Milne's prediction, on 15 August 1919, the withdrawal of British troops from Trans-Caucasia began. At the end of the month the British withdrew from Baku (the small British naval presence was also withdrawn from the Caspian Sea), leaving only 3 battalions at Batum. Foreign Secretary Lord Curzon, wanted a British presence in the region, however, Milne was granted permission to withdraw if more prudent. On 7 September, a new Divisional Headquarters opened at Batum. On the 14th and 15th September, the 81st and 82nd Brigades were disbanded. The division was disbanded on 24 September 1919, and the divisional commander and the general staff left for Constantinople, after handing over to the military governor of Batum (Brigadier-General W. J. N. Cooke-Collis, comanding the 80th Infantry Brigade). On 4 March 1920, Cooke-Collis was appointed to command the Inter-Allied Force at Batum. After a British garrison at Enzeli (on the Persian Caspian coast) was taken prisoner by Bolshevik forces on 19 May 1920, Lloyd George finally insisted on a withdrawal from Batum early in June 1920. The force was withdrawn from Batum by the 14th July, 1920. The 27th Division was disbanded on 24 September 1919 at Batum. Financial retrenchment forced a British withdrawal from Persia in the spring of 1921..

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        DER ERSTE BEERNHÄUTER (THE FIRST BEAR SKINNER)

      Berlin 1919 - Berlin: Brandus’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1919. 12mo, gilt-lettered half calf and batik paper-covered boards and endpapers. Fine copy of the seventh Nibelungen imprint, printed by Otto von Holten; a story by Von Grimmelshausen from the Nuremberg edition of 1684, the third part of the Simplicissimus writings. Of 320 copies, this is one of 200 bound in half- leather.Marcus Behmer designed the typography, ornamental initial, title woodcut and five etchings. A tiny bear device acts as a sentence separator. Size: 12mo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Marvellous Autograph Letter in pencil signed with his intimate family name 'David' to his brother "My dear old Harry" HENRY, Duke of Gloucester (1894-1972, King of Great Britain, Later the Duke of Windsor)

      1919 - (1900-1974, Uncle of Elizabeth II), saying he would "have loved to have been able to come down & inspect you . but there is a bloody memorial service for overseas troops at Noon so I'm afraid I cant manage it tho I promise to one day ." he continues "Now as regards the pony; yes I'll give him to you as I see you are very keen on polo & I know its quite impossible to play with one pony & that Papa wont give you a 2nd one!! So you can clinch with Thompson . I'll let you have the £100 . Bertie & I will fix up a theatre party for you that night . Not a word that I'm giving you the pony!! Love from your devoted brother David" 2 sides 8vo., "Buckhouse, S.W." 19th May slight duststaining on the second side An extraordinary letter from the future king

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        Omacha-e shu (Toy pictorial collection). Five volumes. Osaka 1919.

      1919 1919 - Folio. Size: 23.5 x 35.5 cm. A complete set comprising twenty parts bound in five volumes. Pp. 22 with Japanese text and 122 plates with woodcut images, all printed in bright, fresh colours some heightened with silver or gold. Double page leaves folded in the Japanese fashion. Publisher's decorated paper covers, title labels, some staining along the edges. Housed in original brown cloth slip case, somewhat worn. First edition of this monumental and fascinating work devoted to traditional Japanese toys and antique folk crafts.The illustrator is Kawasaki Koysen (1877-1942) who worked during the Meiji and Showa periods specializing in pictures of traditional Japanese toys and antique folk crafts, also including good-luck charms which he found during his travels around Japan. During his career he produced 52 Gangucho sketchbooks containing about 5000 different images. A rare and impressive work in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two libri amicorum belonging to the Russian violinists Nikolai and Aleksandr Konstantinovich Bogdanov, containing numerous entries by the Russian composer and pianist brothers Anton and Nikolai Rubinstein, along with other representatives of the musical and dance world (Marius Petipa and Jules Perrot)

      Various places 1919 - Oblong small folios (10 × 7.5 cm). Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, one album in cloth slipcase with blind-embossed illustration and gilt initials A.B. Approximately 86 autograph entries, 17 ink and pencil drawings, ten mounted printed images and silhouettes, and sixteen photographs. Bindings lightly rubbed and scuffed; one album rebacked; occasional light soil and fraying; one leaf loose; still about very good. Two libri amicorum, or Stammbücher, belonging to the brothers Nikolai and Aleksandr Konstantinovich Bogdanov. The liber amicorum was a form of autograph album extremely popular in the nineteenth century. Albums such as these contain signatures, verses, inscriptions, mementos, drawings and photographs from friends, family, guests, and famous people. As a whole, in addition to featuring inscriptions by numerous prominent individuals, the Bogdanov brothers' autograph albums are notable for reflecting a varied international musical and theatrical milieu of the second half of the nineteenth century.Little is known about the Bogdanov brothers themselves, but it appears they were musicians (violinists) who had occasion to meet a number of important cultural figures, including Anton and Nikolai Rubinstein, and the choreographers Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa. Many entries offer friendly greetings and compliments to the Bogdanovs and are accompanied by quotations, poetic verses, and small musical pieces, caprices and ditties. Photographs, drawings (particularly landscapes) and silhouette portraits are also included. The entries are in French, Russian and German and from locations including Paris, Moscow, Nizhnii Novgorod, Pregny near Geneva, Vienna, Berlin, Lausanne and Kiev, among others. Many are by musicians, choreographers, and composers, including violinist and composer Rudolf Slavik, choreographer Marius Petipa, Italian conductor Giulio Sarmiento, the choreographer Jules Perrot, the famous pianists and composers Anton and Nikolai Rubinstein (both of whom add musical entries), as well as F. M. Pupunat, A. Delcourt, Nicolas Babinsky, Maria Campagny, Racon, Sofie Raevsky, Stremouchoff, C. Bricon, G. A. Koella, Aline Bartelsen, Jean Mazuch, de Vallin, Barbe and Michel Kazarinoff, Vera Panteleeva, V. A. de Charrier, Ernest Schmidt, and others. Nikolai Bogdanov's autograph album begins in the 1840s and runs as late as 1919. It contains a delightful hand-drawn portrait of Anton Rubinstein, labeled "genius" (in Russian). His album also features an entry by Jules Perrot, the French dancer and ballet master, who worked in Europe and Russia, and is famous for creating a number of Romantic era ballets. It also features an autograph by Nikolai Rubinstein, dated 1 October 1848, accompanied by a musical entry (4 bars, marked allegro). Aleksandr Bogdanov's album contains more entries from individuals in the the music and theater worlds. It has a signature and musical entry (4 bars, marked moderato) from Anton Rubinstein, dated 1 October 1848, as well as the imperial calling card (in French and Russian) of choreographer Marius Petipa, upon which Petipa thanks Bogdanov for a card he had sent him. Marius Petipa was employed at the Russian Imperial Theater from 1847 until 1903, where he created what is thought of today as the classical ballet canon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Damn -- Vol. 1., No. 1, September 1919

      New York: Ev Elyn. 1919. Magazine. Cover by Ev Elyn. 12mo. 16pp. Stapled illustrated cream-colored wrappers. Very good or better with a subtle vertical crease, light wear at the edges with a few spots and touch of staple oxidation. The first and only issue of this left-leaning theater and literary magazine which was created as one solicitation for the magazine said "to wage war on the stupid, the hidebound, and the timid." Contributors from playwrights, journalists, socialists and radicals including Robert Blatchford, Gorham B. Munson, Ralph Cheyney, Paul Eldridge, Edward E. Knight, Hode Basshe, Leland C. Morris, and John Nicholas Beffel. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL, VOLS 1-4 COMPLETE

      Houghton Mifflin Co, 1919-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. 4 volume set. Autographed by author. Autograph edition, one of 500. Bound in publisher's green cloth. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. I. Frontiersman, soldier, lawmaker, 1755-1788 --II. Politician, diplomatist, statesman, 1789-1801 --III. Conflict and construction, 1800-1815 --IV. The building of the nation, 1815-1835. <br> Inscribed to W. Lowell Putnam (from his granny). (W.L. Putnam III, noted mountain climber, Harvard man, 1924 – 2014) This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Wild sports & natural history of the highlands ... Introduction and notes by the Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell ... & fifty illustrations, thirty being reproduced in colour, from pictures by G. Denholm Armour & Edwin Alexander..

      London & Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis, 1919. First edition, the deluxe issue printed on handmade paper and in the publisher's gilt-stamped vellum binding; large 8vo, pp. xxix, [1], 471, [1], [4] ads; 39 plates, 28 of them in color and mounted, plus other vignette illustrations in the text; vellum slightly soiled, else very good.

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        British Army in the Democratic Republic of Georgia

      Tiflis [Tbilisi], 13-16 April 1919. Manuscript signed letter and three original photographs of a Scottish officer who served with the Royal Field Artillery in the then briefly independent Republic of Georgia in the Caucasus region, shortly after the collapse of the Russian Empire. Letter: 3 pages, folio, the first leaf being War Office stationery blind stamped with the Royal coat of arms. Three leafs written recto only, two of which measure approximately 20 x 32 cm, the other slightly larger. Photographs: 3 sepia views on thick photographic paper, one military portrait measuring 5 x 8 cm, and two snapshot scenes measuring approximately 13,5 x 8,5 cm. A rare firsthand account of British operations in the short-lived Democratic Republic of Georgia, a state which existed for less than three years before being invaded by Soviet Russia in 1921. The present correspondence and photographs are those of a Scottish officer who served with the Royal Field Artillery in the then independent Democratic Republic of Georgia, immediately after the Georgian-Armenian War of December of 1918 and shortly after the Russian Revolution of 1917. Identified only as J.D., the officer was from Glasgow, and posted to the 'Deputy Director General Transportation Office' at Tiflis. The British Army had established its headquarters for the Royal Field Artillery at Tbilisi only 3 months prior to this correspondence, in January 1919, this force being part of the 27th Division of the Army. Only months later, on 7 September 1919, Divisional headquarters would be moved to Batum, and just few days after the move, 24 September 1919, the 27th Division was disbanded at Batum, the divisional commander and general staff departing for Constantinople. This force was withdrawn from Batum altogether by the 14th July, 1920. Georgia was under British protection from 1918-1920. Any items from its brief period of independence and surviving Russian annexation by the Bolshevik regime in 1921 are scarce today. Officer J.D. left his Scotland home on 9 February 1919 for army duty in the Caucasus region, only two months after the Georgian-Armenian War of December 1918. He stayed one week at a military tent camp in Salonika, where five months earlier the 27th Division captured the Roche Noire Salient. Here experiences gale force winds causing some destruction to the camp. From Greece he was sent to Constantinople, which he finds particularly attractive, and then to Batoum [Batumi - the second largest city of Georgia] where he spent two days. From Batumi, two days by rail through the Caucasus Mountains brought him to Tiflis. Working at the Transportation Office, he remarks on the frequent movement of British troops and the uncertainty of his own future posts. He also imparts his impressions of Tiflis and Batumi, and some local customs. The photographs were most likely taken on the steamship voyage on the Black Sea from Istanbul to Batumi, early April 1919, which is described in the accompanying letter. A total of five men are seen in the photographs, including officer J.D. himself. Ringing true to this, in his letter, he explains that only had five passengers including the captain were on board the vessel for this passage. Additionally, a partial view of a notice board mounted on the ship's deck addresses 'Troops' and thus reveals that this was a military steamship. Again corresponding to his letter, British troops were forbidden from using local transportation for fear of contracting the fatal typhus disease, as such relied strictly on their own means of conveyance. The letter, which begins on 13 April 1919, was written at the Deputy Director General Transportation Office at Tiflis, part of the Headquarters that had recently been established, shortly after its author arrived there by rail from Batumi. It provides a rare firsthand account of British operations in Georgia during its first yet short-lived status as an independent Democratic Republic following the collapse of the Russian Empire in 1917 and before being invaded by Soviet Russia in 1921. [Georgia would not regain full autonomy until 1991]. Between tasks, J.D. writes over four days, with dates in the left margins. The letter describes, among other things, the officer's voyage from Istanbul to Batumi, which was contemporary to a pivotal strategy meeting held in Batum on 2-3 April 1919, between Brigadier General John Samuel Jocelyn Percy (1871-1952) who was Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Black Sea, and the leader of forces in the Caucasus General George Francis Milne (1866-1948). [The Georgian-Armenian War had transpired only four months earlier. It was a short border dispute fought in December 1918 between the newly-independent Democratic Republic of Georgia and the First Republic of Armenia. The conflict centered on parts of Georgian provinces populated mostly by Armenians, and ended because of British intervention. As a result of the conference between Percy and Milne, on 6 April it was decided that the military governorship over the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic would be ceded to the Armenian government. As such, British troops were withdrawn from the region, and on 6 June the change became official. Together, Britain, the United States, France, and Italy decided to appoint American national Edmund L. Daily as Governor-General for the region, which was approved by the governments of Armenia and Azerbaijan. The brief period of independence in Caucasia was unsettled, as the three principle states of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, attempted to establish boundaries and their own governments. For some 5 weeks they were united as the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic, which also included parts of Eastern Turkey.] Excerpts from the letter: "Now, a little account of my journey from Galsgow to Tiflis..." "Constantinople is a place never to be forgotten, the lovely Bosphorus, mosques, palaces... all males with red fez, married ladies veil over face excepting eyes... ten days... out each day lounging about bazaars - over bridge to Stamboul..." "...on board steamer for Batoum ... beautiful villas, palaces etc etc on each side ... on board for five nights. Only five passengers including Capt. Humble. Tramp steamer - no accommodation." "Batum 2 days like other Eastern towns, some nice streets but majority otherwise." " Tiflis after another two days and one night in train, splendid mountain scenery on way - Caucasus Mts (all snow-capped)..." "Tiflis has two main streets, boulevard style, trees all along... Two sets of tramways (electric ones), open sides no two deckers... not allowed to travel on them, nor vehicle of any description, only our own military motor cars - reason given - vermin - afterwards typhus - funerals." "Passed three funerals today... Head of procession seven or eight singing hymns, then the priests, dressed in most gorgeous cloaks or vestments... the deceased could be seen... mourning coach very ornamental, all white paint. Two of the funerals (better class) had brass bands playing...each case face shown to public view..." "...Things are very unsettled, there I cannot say more... Might be in Persia shortly. Don't know exactly. Strange doing just now - moving men every day." End Excerpts. The Democratic Republic of Georgia existed from May 1918 to February 1921 and was the first modern establishment of a Republic of Georgia. Tbilisi, or Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia. Between 1801 and 1917, then being under the rule of the former Russian Empire, Tbilisi was the seat of the Imperial Viceroy, governing both Southern and Northern Caucasus. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, the city served as a location of the Transcaucasus interim government which established, in the spring of 1918, the short-lived independent Transcaucasian Federation with the capital in Tbilisi. At this time, Tbilisi had roughly the same number of Armenians as Georgians, with Russians being the third largest ethnic group. It was here, in the former Caucasus Vice royal Palace, where the independence of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan were declared on 26 to 28 May 1918. After this, Tbilisi functioned as the capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia until 25 February 1921. From 1918 to 1919 the city was also consecutively home to a German and British military headquarters. In September 1918, Field Marshal George Francis Milne became responsible for the military administration of a vast area around the Black Sea at a time of considerable internal disorder following the Russian Revolution and the start of the Turkish War of Independence. Small British forces had twice occupied Baku on the Caspian, while an entire British division had occupied Batum on the Black Sea, supervising German and Turkish withdrawal. British (including Indian and some Arab) troops were in Persia (partly to protect the oilfields at Abadan) and larger British forces were also deployed in Mesopotamia and Syria. In December 1918, Royal Army troops of the 27th Division embarked for operations on the Black Sea, reaching Constantinople on the 19th and arriving at Tiflis in January 1919, setting up divisional headquarters there. Milne toured the Caucasus in early 1919 and assessed that British withdrawal "would probably lead to anarchy." By May, 1919, detachments had arrived at Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia, including the following cities: Baku, Krasnovodsk (in Trans-Caspia), Petrovsk, Shusha, Julfa, Erivan, Kars, Tiflis, Batum, and Gagri. In spite of Milne's prediction, on 15 August 1919, the withdrawal of British troops from Trans-Caucasia began. At the end of the month the British withdrew from Baku (the small British naval presence was also withdrawn from the Caspian Sea), leaving only 3 battalions at Batum. Foreign Secretary Lord Curzon, wanted a British presence in the region, however, Milne was granted permission to withdraw if more prudent. On 7 September, a new Divisional Headquarters opened at Batum. On the 14th and 15th September, the 81st and 82nd Brigades were disbanded. The division was disbanded on 24 September 1919, and the divisional commander and the general staff left for Constantinople, after handing over to the military governor of Batum (Brigadier-General W. J. N. Cooke-Collis, comanding the 80th Infantry Brigade). On 4 March 1920, Cooke-Collis was appointed to command the Inter-Allied Force at Batum. After a British garrison at Enzeli (on the Persian Caspian coast) was taken prisoner by Bolshevik forces on 19 May 1920, Lloyd George finally insisted on a withdrawal from Batum early in June 1920. The force was withdrawn from Batum by the 14th July, 1920. The 27th Division was disbanded on 24 September 1919 at Batum. Financial retrenchment forced a British withdrawal from Persia in the spring of 1921.

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        Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life

      New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first issue with "lay" for "lie" on page 86, line 6; broken type of the word "the" on page 251 line 3, unbroken title page rule. ix, 303pp. Original yellow cloth with paper spine label, yellow top stain. Very Good, lacking dust jacket. Spine label well-rubbed and a little stained, cloth a bit mottled, spine slightly darkened, owners inscriptions on ffep (one from year of publication, one recent). The first appearance of the acclaimed collection of modernist short stories centered around a small Ohio town.

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        Night and Day

      London, Duckworth and Company 1919 - First edition. Dark grey cloth boards, first issue with error on page 89, line 6. An excellent copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. Kirkpatrick A4a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Playboy: A Portfolio of Art and Satire. No. 2

      New York: Egmont Arens, 1919. Periodical. 9-3/4 x 12-1/2 inches. Published at 40 pp. This copy missing the cover and first two sheets. Pages begin at page [5] and end at page 36. Masthead is missing, but issue dated by position of art (for ex., Marguerite Zorach's painting is listed as appearing on page 5 of Vol. 1, No. 2). Playboy was an important little magazine that published many artists and writers of American Modernism. In this issue: photo of painting by Marguerite Zorach, well known for her linoleum cuts and paintings; photo of a woodcut by William Zorach, now best known as a sculptor; photo of an etching by John Sloan, well known as a painter of the "Ashcan School"; portrait of Ezra Pound by Australian artist Horace Brodsky, associate of the Vorticists in England; drawings by Walt Kuhn and William Gropper; photographs of artworks by Arnold Genthe, known for his work in San Francisco's Chinatown before the 1906 earthquake, and for his photos of the city immediately after the quake. All of these (except the Gropper) are full-page. Writing includes an article by Chicago journalist and playwright Ben Hecht; a poem by Max Weber (better known as an American Modernist painter); a poem by Alfred Kryemborg. Cover and first two sheets missing; remaining pages slightly age-toned with minor chipping at edges here and there, but at least Very Good.

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        The Land of the Blue Poppy Travels of a Naturalist in Eastern Tibet

      pp.xii, 283 with b/w. photo. plates and fold-out map. Royal 8vo. Signature dated 1919 to ffep. Some scattered foxing to contents, o/w. in thor. very good condition. Original green cloth hdbk. binding showing a minor shelf-wear along edges. A vg. copy of Kingdon WardÂ’s most sought after book.

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        Junge Berliner Kunst (Heft 6, Wasmuths Kunsthefte)

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1919. First edition. Softcover. f to g+. Sm. folio. Tan wraps illustrated with original green & black lithograph by Adolph Köglsperger. No. 6 of Wasmuth's Kunsthefte, illustrated with 13 original full-page b/w lithographs by Berlin artists Kurt Badt, Ernst Fritsch, Arthur Grunenburg, Franz Heckendorf, Willy Jäckel, Adolph Köglsperger, Wilhelm Kohlhoff, Bruno Krauskopf, Erika M. Künzig, Ludwig Meidner, Max Pechstein, Martel Schwichtenberg, and Erich Waske. Includes two-page foreword and two-pages with short biographies of artists. Waske, Heckendorf, Kohlhoff, Krauskopf, and Jäckel were members of the famous "Berliner Secession" (Berlin Secession). Text in German. Originally wraps were bound with two strings, of which one is broken and the other missing. Age wear, staining, creasing and sunning on wraps. Majority of spine torn and chipped, tiny closed tear on top edge of front wrapper. Bottom corner bumped slightly affecting pages throughout. Some age toning to outer edges of lithographs. Wraps in fair, interior in overall good+ condition. Captivating lithographs by some of the leading artists of German expressionism. List of lithographs:&#11;1) Kurt Badt, Selbsbildnis&#11;2) Ernst Fritsch, Haus vor der Sonne&#11;3) Arthur Grunenberg, Scheherazade&#11;4) Franz Heckendorf, Orientalische Landschaft&#11;5) Willy Jäckel, Weiblicher Akt&#11;6) Adolph Köglsperger, Hohe Stunde&#11;7) Wilhelm Kohlhoff, Der Blinde&#11;8) Bruno Krauskopf, Portraitstudie&#11;9) Erika M. Künzig, Die Muttergottes mit den Rehen&#11;10) Ludwig Meidner, Vision des Apostel Paulus&#11;11) Max Pechstein, Fischer an der Ostsee&#11;12) Martel Schwichtenberg, Nachtphantasie&#11;13) Erich Waske, Rheinlandschaft bei Godesberg.

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        Some British Ballads.

      London Constable and Co 1919 - Limited edition, number 547 of 575 copies, signed by Rackham, 4to., illustrated with 16 tipped-in colour plates vignette line drawings by Rackham, publisher's quarter vellum over pictorial paper boards gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, a age-toning and a few spots to plain endpapers, neat ink ownership to front free one, binding with usual toning, dent to upper edge of upper board, else very-good plus. Riall p. 137. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tales of Secret Egypt

      New York: McKinlay, Stone & MacKenzie, 1919 313 pp. A series of short stories on a Near Eastern theme. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Page edges dusty . Front hinge tender. Blue cloth boards with dulled gold-stamped title and Egyptian motif along spine are lightly bumped at extremities with several splash marks on front board. Signed in red pencil by author on first free page, "To Sidney Webb with love from Sax Rohmner." Sidney Webb ( 1859 -1947) was a British socialist, economist, reformer and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. He was one of the early members of the Fabian Society along with George Bernard Shaw Along with his wife Beatrice, he and Shaw turned the Fabian Society into the pre-eminent English political-intellectual society during the Edwardian era.. Dedication By Author. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Cinderella.

      London Heinemann 1919 - Limited edition, number 109 of 850 copies signed by Rackham, 4to., (29.5 x 23,5cm), 110pp., tipped-in colour plate frontispiece, illustrated throughout with silhouettes, some full-page, some double page, some coloured, green and white pictorial end-papers, usual age-toning, otherwise fine, publishers quarter vellum over cream paper-covered boards gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, toned, paper a little cockled, bumped on corners and lower edge of rear board, else very good. This was one of only two works Rackham illustrated in silhouette. There is an extra coloured plate in this edition that is not in the trade edition. Latimore & Haskell pp49-50. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Prisoners of Mainz.

      London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd. 1919. - First Edition. Octavo. pp. ix, 274 [2]. With 12 illustrations including frontispiece by Capt. R.T. Roussel. In publisher's oatmeal cloth lightly bumped to extremities otherwise clean and bright, with red and white paper title label to spine. Lower edge untrimmed, some light inoffensive spotting to page edges. Dustwrapper clean and strong with some chipping and loss to edges, most notably a 1cm triangular chip from the upper left of the front panel, not affecting any text. A clean and handsome copy of a compelling and detailed account of being a British prisoner during the First World War. Penned by the brother of the better-known Evelyn, Waugh was also a notable soldier, member of the SAS and one of the select group of people parachuted in to liase with Tito and the Yugoslav partisans during the Second World War - all this despite a capacity for upper crust campery (or indeed perhaps because of it). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flora

      William Heinemann,, 1919, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, first Edition, Illustrated By: Pamela Bianco. Size: 4to - over 9" x 12" Tall, Copyright date is 1919, First edition, first printing. With color and black-and-white illustrations by Bianco. Was born in 1909 and her first a result of her first exhibition at the Leicester Galleries in 1919. Publisher's printed paper boards. In the rare dust jacket. With color and black-and-white illustrations by Bianco. Publisher's printed paper boards. In the rare dust jacket. Jacket spine toned and creased, some edgewear and a few short tears to jacket, spine of binding toned, some rubbing and mild edgewear to binding, a few gutters over-opened. Several pages unopened. Still, a fine copy of this beautifully illustrated book of verses (De La Mare was inspired by Bianco's artwork, and wrote these verses to accompany them). Chemised in slipcase. Text and illustrations are bright and clean, secure binding, a solid collectible book, Collectible

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