Washington: Government Printing Office, 1918. 141pp. 8vo, pr. wrs., bottom of spine lightly worn. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1918. Pages 67 to 83 is an appendix by General John J. Pershing on the organization and operations of the American Expeditionary Force from May 26, 1917 to November 11, 1918.
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New York: Scribner, 1946. Illus. 7 volumes. Thick 8vo, blue cloth, spine sunned on all volumes, most volumes with very light wear or rubbing to spine ends. New York: Scribners, (1946). The Potomac Edition. Biography of Woodrow Wilson from his youth through the Armistice of World War I on November 11, 1918. Volume VI has several pages with foxing and page 429 is creased. There is a previous owner's inscription on the last blank page of volume VI...
Robert Gair Company, 1918. Poster. Original lithograph. Unmounted. 30 x 20 inches. American Expeditionary Force promoted the war effort through their publication called "The Stars and Stripes", and through posters like this. Repairs to lower right margin. Straight from the trenches. Originated and produced for the Liberty Loan Committee entirely by members of the American Expeditionary Force."
Montreal: Dodd-Simpson, 1915. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographic reproductions. 3 volumes. Short slim 4tos, original beige cloth with decorative pictorial covers; one volume stained on cover and all are well-worn at corners with spines darkened and a bit rippled. Montreal: Dodd-Simpson, 1915. Overall a very good(-) set. A Complete History of the opening period of the Great European Conflagration from the Servian incident to the turning back of the German invaders from the Gates of paris.
Paris: Association Nationale des Croix de Guerre, 1957. Many Illus. Thin 4to, pr. wrs., spine repaired, bottom of spine worn, many pages lightly creased in lower right corner margins. Paris: Association Nationale des Croix de Guerre, (1957). Some of the plates are reproductions of Verdun in 1918 after the battle.
Paris: Pichot Imprimerie. Color lithograph. 48" x 32.5". Paper backed with linen. In very good condition. Inter war poster titled 'The Great Peace', shows three women dance joyfully in a circle, patterns on their dresses indicate their nationalities as American, French, and British. Bernard Becan (1890-1943) was a French painter.
1918. Original poster. Color lithograph. 28" x 19" This World War I Red Cross poster features a nurse holding a scroll that reads 'Where Columbia Sets Her Name Let Every One of You Follow Her', standing next to a figure of Columbia holding a pen and wearing an American flag around her waist. There is some toning to top margin, but the image is unaffected and the poster is otherwise in very good condition.
1917. Poster mounted on linen. Original lithograph. 39 x 59 1/2 inches. Top and bottom margins trimmed, with chips to margins. Dynamic large WWI poster by Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) was born in Belgium but based in London as an artist and illustrator. This image was used in Great-Britain Daily Mail & Evening News Red Cross War Fund Cinderella stamp set. Hard to find.
New York: American Lithographic Company, 1918. Poster. Lithograph mounted on linen (two sheets have been joined). Image measures 60" x 77". Dramatic wall sized World War I recruitment poster featuring a lifeboat of sailors crashing through the waves after a U-boat attack. Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) was born in Belgium but based in London as an artist and illustrator. His loose and lively style lends itself well to such a riveting scene. One of two war posters Brangwyn made in.....