A Human Fragment of Contemporary History, (1906-1919). 8vo, cloth; (a few pencil marks in margins, corners bumped, otherwise very good). London: George Routledge, 1920.
WORLD WAR I
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Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1988. 8vo, white cloth. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, (1988). Fine.
London: Daily Telegraph, 1914. Mounted plates, most in color. 4to, white cloth, cloth soiled, corners lightly bumped, front flyleaf and last blank page foxed. (London): Daily Telegraph, (1914).
Paris: Hours Press, 1930. Thin 4to, green suede cloth which has rubbed significantly, as usual; bookplate. Paris; Hours Press, 1930. Limited First Edition. One of 200 copies, (of an edition of 700) which has been signed by Aldington. This copy, however, is unnumbered.
Illustrated. 448pp. 8vo. Black cloth, d.w. London: Collins, 1955. Very Good.
Paris: Berger-Levrault, 1916. Over 100 black & white illustrations, 22pp. of text, first few pages heavily foxed, 8vo, rebound in dark green cloth with the original brown pictorial wrappers bound in (front wrapper loose). Paris: Berger-Levrault, 1916. First Edition. Very Good. Illustrations by Forain, Iribe, Morin, Poulbot, Roubille, Sem, Steinlin, Valloton and others. Ownership bookplate.
Philadelphia: Berrie, 1915. 5 volumes. Many black & white illustrations and some folding color maps. Very thick tall 8vos, blue cloth (bindings are shaken and spines are quite rubbed; small tear on cover of volume 3, which also has some dampstain on pages). Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1915-1921. A good usable copy. Vol. I: Causes of and Motives for. Vol. II: The Mobilization of the Moral and Physical Forces. Vol. III: The Original German Plan and Its Culmination. Vol. IV: The...
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1944. Foreword by John J. Pershing. One large folding map in front pocket, one map in text, lacks one large folding map. 62pp. 8vo, original brown vinyl, browning to margins of title-page and last page, corner margin of folding map expertly repaired. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1944. Very good Large folding map is a battle map of the St. Mihiel Offensive, September 12-16, 1918 and the Limey Sector, September 17-October 6, 1918...
Map. Lithograph. 16.75 x 16.75 inches. In very good condition. Some wear along original fold lines. Some light staining at top right. Printed circa 1915. A Turkish (Ottoman) map of the North Sea that illustrates the Battle of Dogger Bank, a significant early battle between the British and German navies. After a difficult defeat the month prior, British spies intercepted and decoded German wireless transmissions leading to an important victory.
U.S. Government, 1917. Original poster. Color lithograph. 30 x 20 inches. This rare bond poster features a portrait of President Woodrow Wilson flanked by American flags. The background imitates an embossed brass plaque. Below is a quotation of Wilson's: "The time has come to conquer or submit...for us there is but one choice. We have made it." This patriotic call to duty is accompanied by an appeal for the public to buy bonds of Second Liberty Loan, subscriptions of which...
New York: Carey Show Print. Poster. Page measures 85 1/2" x 40". This large scale World War I poster features patriotic red, white, and blue fonts to underscore its message. The Friars and the Lambs, two organizations operating at the time of the War (and still today), participated in fundraising contests for the United War Work Campaign or UWWR. That 1918 campaign was charged with raising $170,000,000 to help demobilize the army and maintain morale in the final few years...
American Lithographic Co., 1918. Poster. Original lithograph. Unmounted. 30 x 20 inches. Endearing image for the War Saving Stamps effort.
New York: Wendell P. Colton Co. Poster. Color lithograph. Page measures 36.75" x 24". A unique poster from the interwar and prohibition period in 20th century US history. This poster advertisement is for the Ward Line, also known as the New York and Cuba Mail Steamship Company which operated passenger and cargo service out of New York City from 1841 to 1954. The two steamship featured on this poster are S.S. Orizaba and SS. Siboney. During World War I, the...
Original poster. Color lithograph. 25 x 18.5 inches. This WWI poster is textual and features navy blue lettering over a tan background. Text only, and with a decorative initial 'T'. Manuscript addition 'Lewis 699 - 699' to bottom right corner. Mounted on linen and in excellent condition.
Poster. 30.25 x 20.25 inches. This poster features a gold, red, white, and blue color scheme. It is mainly textual, with bold red and blue lettering describing the efforts made in the name of the war on the part of various American organizations. This poster is in very good condition and makes for a wonderful document for anyone interested in American history or World War I.
1919. Poster. 42 x 27.5 inches. This World War I poster features a stenciled black and white Red Cross volunteer flanked by an injured soldier and a mother with two children, superimposed on a bright red cross. Underneath, the lettering is bold and convincing. This poster shows a lot of wear, but a very dynamic image. Repaired tears along the top and bottom. Several creases along the left margins. Original linen backing.
London: Faber & Faber, 1956. Frontis. 318pp. 8vo, red cloth, d.w. and top of cloth spine with small chip. London: Faber and Faber, (1956).
New York: William Morrow, 1991. Illus. 558pp. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: William Morrow, (1991). Fine.
New York: Stokes, 1918. A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime. Frontispiece. photo by Arnold Genthe. 8vo, brown cloth, photographic label inset on front cover. N.Y.: Stokes, (1918). First Edition. Atherton has autographed the tissue guard to the frontispiece.
New York: Dodge Publishing, 1935. Illus. by the author. 8vo, orange cloth, d.w. torn and chipped, d.w. and cloth spine soiled, endpapers browned. New York: Dodge Publishing, (1935).
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.
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.
New York: Warner Books, 1995. Many color and b/w Illus. 4to, green cloth, d.w., pages throughout are slightly wavy, otherwise very good. (New York): Warner Books, (1995). Presentation copy from Robert Ballard.
New York: Dutton, 1995. 278 pages, 8vo, black boards with a black cloth spine, dust wrapper. New York: Dutton, (1995). First Edition. Near fine. Signed in full by the author on the title page.