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A.G.R. (DATES UNKNOWN). CANADIENS FRANCAIS / VENEZ AVEC NOUS DANS LE 150IÈME BATAILLON C.M.R. 1915. 41x27 inches, 104x69 cm. Consolidat

Lot 1: A.G.R. (DATES UNKNOWN). CANADIENS FRANCAIS / VENEZ AVEC NOUS DANS LE 150IÈME BATAILLON C.M.R. 1915. 41x27 inches, 104x69 cm. Consolidat

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Description: A.G.R. (DATES UNKNOWN) CANADIENS FRANCAIS / VENEZ AVEC NOUS DANS LE 150IÈME BATAILLON C.M.R. 1915. 41x27 1/4 inches, 104x69 cm. Consolidated Lithographing & Mfg. Co. Limited, Montreal. Condition B+: repaired tears, creases and minor losses at edges; minor abrasions, restoration and discoloration along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. HERE'S YOUR CHANCE / IT'S MEN WE WANT. Circa 1915. 37x24 inches, 96x62 cm. Stone Ltd., [Toronto.]

Lot 2: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. HERE'S YOUR CHANCE / IT'S MEN WE WANT. Circa 1915. 37x24 inches, 96x62 cm. Stone Ltd., [Toronto.]

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN HERE'S YOUR CHANCE / IT'S MEN WE WANT. Circa 1915. 37 3/4x24 1/2 inches, 96x62 cm. Stone Ltd., [Toronto.] Condition B+: minor repaired tears and restoration at edges; minor creases, abrasions and light staining in margins and image; vertical and horizontal folds; pencil notation in lower right corner.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. THERE IS STILL A PLACE IN THE LINE FOR YOU / WILL YOU FILL IT? 1915. 30x19 inches, 76x50 cm. The Haycock-Cadle Co., L

Lot 3: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. THERE IS STILL A PLACE IN THE LINE FOR YOU / WILL YOU FILL IT? 1915. 30x19 inches, 76x50 cm. The Haycock-Cadle Co., L

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN THERE IS STILL A PLACE IN THE LINE FOR YOU / WILL YOU FILL IT? 1915. 30 1/4x19 3/4 inches, 76 3/4x50 1/4 cm. The Haycock-Cadle Co., London. Condition A: minor restoration at edges.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. PUBLIC WARNING. 1915. 34x22 inches, 86x57 cm. Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Limited, [London.]

Lot 5: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. PUBLIC WARNING. 1915. 34x22 inches, 86x57 cm. Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Limited, [London.]

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN PUBLIC WARNING. 1915. 34x22 1/2 inches, 86 1/2x57 1/4 cm. Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Limited, [London.] Condition A: minor creases in image. Silhouettes of German and British airships and planes to help the British public "familiarise themselves with the appearance [of the aircraft] . . . so that they may not be alarmed by British aircraft, and may take shelter if German aircraft appear." Rawls p. 34.

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E.V. KEALEY (DATES UNKNOWN). WOMEN OF BRITAIN SAY -

Lot 8: E.V. KEALEY (DATES UNKNOWN). WOMEN OF BRITAIN SAY - "GO!" 1915. 29x19 inches, 73x49 cm. Hill, Siffken & Co., London.

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Description: E.V. KEALEY (DATES UNKNOWN) WOMEN OF BRITAIN SAY - "GO!" 1915. 29x19 1/4 inches, 73 1/2x49 cm. Hill, Siffken & Co., London. Condition B+: creases, abrasions and minor restoration in margins and image. Framed within the window of their home, two women watch as their men march off to war. "The double message of the text--directed simultaneously at women and by women at their men--manipulated the image of mother, wife and child within the home into a noble motivation for enlisting, but also assigned women the responsibility for ordering men into war" (Paret p. 52). "The role of the female as government spokesman, whether as wife, sweetheart, mother, daughter, or battlefield guardian angel, was common to the war effort . . . [but] it was in Britain in the first 18 months that it had the longest and hardest run" (Rickards p. 11). Rawls p. 32, Rickards 40, Gallo p. 189, Paret 68, War Posters 102, Picture This fig. 49.

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J.H. BALL (DATES UNKNOWN). SAVE YOUR HOSPITALS! Circa 1920s. 116x77 inches, 294x195 cm. David Allen & Sons, London.

Lot 11: J.H. BALL (DATES UNKNOWN). SAVE YOUR HOSPITALS! Circa 1920s. 116x77 inches, 294x195 cm. David Allen & Sons, London.

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Description: J.H. BALL (DATES UNKNOWN) SAVE YOUR HOSPITALS! Circa 1920s. 116x77 inches, 294 1/2x195 1/2 cm. David Allen & Sons, London. Condition B+: minor losses and restored losses in margins; repaired tears, creases and abrasions in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds; staining in left image; wooden rods affixed at top and bottom. Two-sheets.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. PEACE / THE EVENING NEWS. 1919. 29x19 inches, 74x50 cm. B.D. & S. Ltd, London.

Lot 12: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. PEACE / THE EVENING NEWS. 1919. 29x19 inches, 74x50 cm. B.D. & S. Ltd, London.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN PEACE / THE EVENING NEWS. 1919. 29 1/4x19 3/4 inches, 74 1/4x50 1/4 cm. B.D. & S. Ltd, London. Condition A: minor creases and restoration at edges.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN.

Lot 14: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. "WELL BOY - YOU'VE DONE YOUR BIT" / WHAT WILL AUSTRALIA DO FOR YOU? / BUY PEACE BONDS. 29x19 inches, 75x49 cm. E.B. S

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN "WELL BOY - YOU'VE DONE YOUR BIT" / WHAT WILL AUSTRALIA DO FOR YOU? / BUY PEACE BONDS. 29 1/2x19 1/2 inches, 75x49 1/2 cm. E.B. Studios, Sydney. Condition A-: minor abrasions and restoration in margins and image; light offsetting in upper image.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. THE PEACE LOAN. Circa 1918. 25x20 inches, 65x50 cm. E.B. Studios, Sydney.

Lot 15: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. THE PEACE LOAN. Circa 1918. 25x20 inches, 65x50 cm. E.B. Studios, Sydney.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN THE PEACE LOAN. Circa 1918. 25 3/4x20 inches, 65 1/2x50 3/4 cm. E.B. Studios, Sydney. Condition B+: restored losses, repaired tears and overpainting in margins; creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds.

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FIRMIN BOUISSET (1859-1925). EMPRUNT NATIONAL. Gouache maquette. Circa 1920. 12x9 inches, 31x23 cm.

Lot 20: FIRMIN BOUISSET (1859-1925). EMPRUNT NATIONAL. Gouache maquette. Circa 1920. 12x9 inches, 31x23 cm.

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Description: FIRMIN BOUISSET (1859-1925) EMPRUNT NATIONAL. Gouache maquette. Circa 1920. 12 1/4x9 inches, 31x23 cm. Condition A: minor foxing. Thick paper. Bouisset, best know for the charming children with which he populated his commercial posters, also designed several posters for France during the First World War, calling on the citizenry to invest in government bonds. This image was never realized as a poster.

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FERDINAND JEAN BARBIER (DATES UNKNOWN). COMITÉ DE L'OR DU DÉPARTEMENT DU RHÔNE / POUR LA PATRIE VERSEZ VOTRE OR. 1915. 45x32 inches, 11

Lot 22: FERDINAND JEAN BARBIER (DATES UNKNOWN). COMITÉ DE L'OR DU DÉPARTEMENT DU RHÔNE / POUR LA PATRIE VERSEZ VOTRE OR. 1915. 45x32 inches, 11

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Description: FERDINAND JEAN BARBIER (DATES UNKNOWN) COMITÉ DE L'OR DU DÉPARTEMENT DU RHÔNE / POUR LA PATRIE VERSEZ VOTRE OR. 1915. 45 1/2x32 1/2 inches, 115 1/2x82 1/2 cm. E. Rousseau-Dole, Jura. Condition A-: creases, abrasions and minor restoration in margins and image; vertical and horizontal folds. Matted and framed. Eybl p. 117.

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MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN). MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39x28 inches, 100x72 cm.

Lot 29: MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN). MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39x28 inches, 100x72 cm.

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Description: MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN) MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39 1/2x28 1/2 inches, 100 1/4x72 1/2 cm. Condition B+: repaired tears at edges, some affecting image; creases, abrasions and restoration in margins and image; overpainted margins. One in a series of evocative pre-World War I recruiting posters that unintentionally depicts a military way of life that would all but disappear with the onset of the First World War. Rawls p. 54, Theofiles 1, p. 16, Borkan p. 13.

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MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN). MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39x27 inches, 100x68 cm.

Lot 30: MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN). MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39x27 inches, 100x68 cm.

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Description: MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN) MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39 1/2x27 inches, 100 1/4x68 1/2 cm. Condition A-: repaired tears, minor losses and restoration in margins; light creasing in margins and image. Matted and framed. Rawls p. 54, Theofiles 2, page 17.

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MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN). MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39x28 inches, 101x72 cm.

Lot 31: MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN). MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39x28 inches, 101x72 cm.

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Description: MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN) MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910. 39 3/4x28 1/2 inches, 101x72 1/2 cm. Condition A-: creases, abrasions and minor restoration in margins and image; U.S. Recruiting Station ink stamp in bottom margin. Matted and framed. Rawls p. 55, Theofiles 3, p. 17.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. THE U.S. MARINES WANT YOU. 27x20 inches, 70x52 cm.

Lot 32: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. THE U.S. MARINES WANT YOU. 27x20 inches, 70x52 cm.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN THE U.S. MARINES WANT YOU. 27 1/2x20 1/2 inches, 70x52 cm. Condition B+ / B: sharp crease through upper left corner; creases and abrasions in margins and image; minor repaired tears at edges. Paper. Matted and framed. Rickards 171, Judd 1.6 (var).

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CHARLES STAFFORD DUNCAN (1892-1952). IT TAKES A MAN TO FILL IT. 1918. 42x27 inches, 106x70 cm. Schmidt Litho., San Francisco.

Lot 36: CHARLES STAFFORD DUNCAN (1892-1952). IT TAKES A MAN TO FILL IT. 1918. 42x27 inches, 106x70 cm. Schmidt Litho., San Francisco.

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Description: CHARLES STAFFORD DUNCAN (1892-1952) IT TAKES A MAN TO FILL IT. 1918. 42x27 1/2 inches, 106 1/2x70 cm. Schmidt Litho., San Francisco. Condition A-: repaired tears at edges; minor abrasions and restoration in margins and image. A rare World War I poster printed and distributed only on the West Coast. "This strong design continues the concentration on essentials of the best pre-war posters by combining a simple image with a brief text into the definition of military service as a proof of virility" (Paret p. 54). Paret 73, War Posters p. 85, not in Borkan, not in Rawls.

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EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925). YES SIR - I AM HERE! / MOTOR CORPS OF AMERICA. 1918. 39x26 inches, 99x68 cm. Carey Print Lith., New York.

Lot 40: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925). YES SIR - I AM HERE! / MOTOR CORPS OF AMERICA. 1918. 39x26 inches, 99x68 cm. Carey Print Lith., New York.

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Description: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) YES SIR - I AM HERE! / MOTOR CORPS OF AMERICA. 1918. 39x26 3/4 inches, 99x68 cm. Carey Print Lith., New York. Condition B+: repaired tears, creases, abrasions and restoration along horizontal folds and in margins and image; restored loss in upper right corner; skinning at edges. The Motor Corps was a volunteer organization that worked with the Red Cross providing rescue and emergency medical treatment. Of the handful of posters Penfield designed during World War I, this is the rarest. Rawls 25, Borkan p. 50, Paret 88.

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LAURA BREY (DATES UNKNOWN). ENLIST / ON WHICH SIDE OF THE WINDOW ARE YOU? 1917. 39x26 inches, 99x66 cm. National Printing & Eng. Co., C

Lot 41: LAURA BREY (DATES UNKNOWN). ENLIST / ON WHICH SIDE OF THE WINDOW ARE YOU? 1917. 39x26 inches, 99x66 cm. National Printing & Eng. Co., C

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Description: LAURA BREY (DATES UNKNOWN) ENLIST / ON WHICH SIDE OF THE WINDOW ARE YOU? 1917. 39x26 inches, 99x66 cm. National Printing & Eng. Co., Chicago. Condition B+: minor loss in top margin; tears, repaired tears and abrasion in margins; creases in margins and image; tape on verso. Paper. A young man in a suit (perhaps a student) is watching a column of soldiers marching past his window. "The window--a poster within the poster--separates the bright male world of waving flags and marching columns from the darkened interior feminine space . . . [exploiting] men's anxiety over their masculinity by suggesting the effeminacy of the man who does not enlist" (Paret p. 56). Paret 75, Rawls p. 82, Theofiles 10, Borkan p. 44, Picture This fig. 48.

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R.H. SOMMER (DATES UNKNOWN). BE A

Lot 46: R.H. SOMMER (DATES UNKNOWN). BE A "PERSHING PATRIOT!" 1918. 39x27 inches, 100x69 cm. Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago.

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Description: R.H. SOMMER (DATES UNKNOWN) BE A "PERSHING PATRIOT!" 1918. 39 1/2x27 1/4 inches, 100 1/4x69 cm. Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago. Condition A- / B+: staining in upper corners and in image; minor abrasions in margins and image; vertical and horizontal folds; trimmed.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. LEND YOUR MONEY TO YOUR GOVERNMENT / SECOND LIBERTY LOAN OF 1917. 33x45 inches, 85x115 cm. [American Lithographing Co

Lot 50: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. LEND YOUR MONEY TO YOUR GOVERNMENT / SECOND LIBERTY LOAN OF 1917. 33x45 inches, 85x115 cm. [American Lithographing Co

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN LEND YOUR MONEY TO YOUR GOVERNMENT / SECOND LIBERTY LOAN OF 1917. 33 3/4x45 1/4 inches, 85 3/4x115 cm. [American Lithographing Co., New York.] Condition B+: repaired tears at edges, some affecting image; creases and abrasions along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; trimmed. An exceptional rendering of the Treasury building in Washington D.C., which in 1917 was still surrounded by unpaved roads. Unlike other bond posters, this image makes the clear explanation that the "U.S. Treasury will pay you interest every six months." Rawls attributes this as an attempt to educate the American public, most of whom were innocent in the ways of high finance and to whom "bonds were something quite new" and who would often ask when they had to make interest payments! (Rawls p. 196). Theofiles 130.

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JONAS LIE (1880-1940). ON THE JOB FOR VICTORY. Circa 1918. 39x55 inches, 99x139 cm. W.F. Powers Co. Lith, New York.

Lot 51: JONAS LIE (1880-1940). ON THE JOB FOR VICTORY. Circa 1918. 39x55 inches, 99x139 cm. W.F. Powers Co. Lith, New York.

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Description: JONAS LIE (1880-1940) ON THE JOB FOR VICTORY. Circa 1918. 39x55 inches, 99x139 3/4 cm. W.F. Powers Co. Lith, New York. Condition B+ / A-: repaired tears at edges, some affecting image; minor restoration along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image. With the Emergency Fleet Coorporation rushing to put as many ships into the water as possible at the outset of the war, this image, with its impressive display of technology, might must have struck pride in the hearts of American workingmen. This is the larger of two formats. Rawls pp. 186-187, Theofiles 270, Borkan p. 57, Paret fig. 115, p. 80.

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JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (1870-1960). WAKE UP AMERICA DAY. 1917. 41x27 inches, 104x70 cm.

Lot 53: JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (1870-1960). WAKE UP AMERICA DAY. 1917. 41x27 inches, 104x70 cm.

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Description: JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (1870-1960) WAKE UP AMERICA DAY. 1917. 41x27 3/4 inches, 104x70 1/2 cm. Condition B+: abrasions in image; repaired tears and overpainting in margins; vertical and horizontal folds. On April 6, 1917, the United States Congress declared war on Germany. Over the next two weeks, the Recruiting Committee of the Mayor's Committee on National Defense organized one of New York's largest public recruiting campaigns in history (a campaign that was also nationwide). The day chosen to "Wake Up America" was April 19, the anniversary of the Revolutionary War battles of Lexington and Concord. It was on the night prior to these two historic battles that Paul Revere took to his horse and made his famous ride announcing to American colonists that the British were coming. The event, to be held on the 142nd anniversary of Revere's ride, was a giant parade down 5th Avenue, which attracted over 60,000 spectators. Airplanes, "the Paul Reveres of the skies," dropped appeals for recruits all over the city. Flagg supervised the construction of ten floats for the parade, several of which he actually designed himself. Given the short time between the declaration of war and the massive event, Flagg had to design this poster very quickly, which likely explains why it is composed of fewer colors than his normal lithographic work. The image, evoking a female Paul Revere emerging from the darkness, was not just a graphic flight of fancy. The "Wake Up America Day" celebrations began at midnight with a reenactment of Paul Revere's ride made by a young woman. Jean Earle Mohle, dressed as a Continental soldier, rode south through the streets of Manhattan "summoning the men of America to respond to their country's call" (New York Times, April 19, 1917). This is an image which Flagg, in his "only attempt at modernity" (Meehan 20), captures magnificently. Flagg 69, Modern American 25, Rawls 136, Borkan p. 178.

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JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (1870-1960). WAKE UP, AMERICA! 1917. 41x28 inches, 105x71 cm. The Hegeman Print, New York.

Lot 54: JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (1870-1960). WAKE UP, AMERICA! 1917. 41x28 inches, 105x71 cm. The Hegeman Print, New York.

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Description: JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (1870-1960) WAKE UP, AMERICA! 1917. 41 1/2x28 inches, 105 1/2x71 cm. The Hegeman Print, New York. Condition B+: repaired tears and overpainting in margins and text; minor creases in margins and image. Framed. America remained removed, both psychologically and physically, from the widening horror of the war in Europe through 1917. Yet, as distant and isolated as America was, the winds of war were not ignored by all. Before the United States officially entered the war, private groups of concerned citizens and businessmen took it upon themselves to begin preparing America for the upcoming conflict. 1915 saw the foundation of the Mayor's Committee on National Defense, a New York Committee of concerned business and lay-people, who, in turn, helped establish similar organizations across the country. Their work was a combination of raising awareness and retooling American industry to handle the needs of a war. Here, in a potent allegory of a country unaware of any danger, Columbia is rendered peacefully sleeping on her front porch. Behind her, the flames and smoke of war can be seen in the distance. This poster epitomizes the "key historic process . . . the New World turnaround from innocent neutrality to innocent all out war" (Rawls p. 9). Printed and distributed in New York City, this poster is substantially rarer than most other World War I images, which were printed in numbers intended for national distribution. Given the care and attention Flagg paid to the design and printing of this image, he clearly had more time to work on it than his other Wake Up America Day poster (see previous lot), indicating that this poster would have been printed in the months following April 1917. Flagg p. 68, Rawls, cover and frontispiece, Theofiles 7.

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MILDRED FLOYD (DATES UNKNOWN). LIBERTY FAIR / MOTOR SQUARE GARDEN. Circa 1918. 30x20 inches, 76x50 cm. Republic Bank Note Co., Pittsbur

Lot 60: MILDRED FLOYD (DATES UNKNOWN). LIBERTY FAIR / MOTOR SQUARE GARDEN. Circa 1918. 30x20 inches, 76x50 cm. Republic Bank Note Co., Pittsbur

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Description: MILDRED FLOYD (DATES UNKNOWN) LIBERTY FAIR / MOTOR SQUARE GARDEN. Circa 1918. 30 1/4x20 inches, 76 3/4x50 3/4 cm. Republic Bank Note Co., Pittsburgh. Condition B+: repaired tear at bottom edge into image; minor repaired tears and restoration n margins, creases in image.

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SCOTT ETHRIDGE (DATES UNKNOWN). THE SALVATION ARMY / HELP THEM TO HELP OUR BOYS. Circa 1918. 40x27x101 inches, 101x69 cm. Illinois Lith

Lot 63: SCOTT ETHRIDGE (DATES UNKNOWN). THE SALVATION ARMY / HELP THEM TO HELP OUR BOYS. Circa 1918. 40x27x101 inches, 101x69 cm. Illinois Lith

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Description: SCOTT ETHRIDGE (DATES UNKNOWN) THE SALVATION ARMY / HELP THEM TO HELP OUR BOYS. Circa 1918. 40x27 1/4x101 1/2 inches, 101 1/2x69 cm. Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago. Condition B+: minor restoration at edges; loss at intersection of vertical and horizontal folds; creases and minor abrasions in margins and image; pencil notation in lower left corner.

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VOJTECH PREISSIG (1873-1944). CZECHOSLOVAKS! JOIN OUR FREE COLORS! 1918. 35x25 inches, 90x63 cm. Wentworth Institute, Boston.

Lot 64: VOJTECH PREISSIG (1873-1944). CZECHOSLOVAKS! JOIN OUR FREE COLORS! 1918. 35x25 inches, 90x63 cm. Wentworth Institute, Boston.

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Description: VOJTECH PREISSIG (1873-1944) CZECHOSLOVAKS! JOIN OUR FREE COLORS! 1918. 35 3/4x25 inches, 90 3/4x63 1/2 cm. Wentworth Institute, Boston. Condition A- / B+: tears and minor stains at edges and in corners. Paper. The most famous in a series of 16 color linoleum cuts produced by Preissig for the Wentworth Institute during the war, calling on Czechoslovaks living abroad to join the Czech legion fighting in Europe. The posters exist in different languages (Czech, Slovak and English) and formats (the images also appear on postcards). A Czech artist, Preissig studied at the School of Applied Arts in Prague and worked with Alphonse Mucha in Paris between 1898 and 1903. In 1910, he came to America, where he taught at Columbia University and was the director of the School of Printing and Graphic Arts at the Wentworth Institute in Boston (whose initials are printed on the poster). The flags depicted in this poster represent the four regions which would, in 1918, comprise Czechoslovakia: Bohemia (the red lion); Moravia (the red and white checked eagle); Silesia (the black eagle); and Slovakia (with the Slovak double cross, similar to the French cross of Loraine). The red, white and blue flag, with the stars in the middle, was the Resistance flag of the Czechoslovak Independence movement which Preissig had designed for the Czech Government while in Exile. It was supposed to have become the Czech national flag, but was somehow overlooked in 1918 when Czechoslovakia was officially formed. Rawls p. 65, Darracott 38, Theofiles 19, Rickards 78, Preissig p. 155 and 159 (both var).

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BELA MOLDOVAN (DATES UNKNOWN). HADIREPÜLOGEP KIÁLLÍTÁS. 1917. 49x37 inches, 125x94 cm. Globus, Budapest.

Lot 71: BELA MOLDOVAN (DATES UNKNOWN). HADIREPÜLOGEP KIÁLLÍTÁS. 1917. 49x37 inches, 125x94 cm. Globus, Budapest.

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Description: BELA MOLDOVAN (DATES UNKNOWN) HADIREPÜLOGEP KIÁLLÍTÁS. 1917. 49 1/2x37 inches, 125 3/4x94 cm. Globus, Budapest. Condition B+: tears and repaired tears at edges; creases in margins and image; ink notation on verso showing through; tape on verso; vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. For a large, prominent exhibition on military aircraft in Budapest.

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A.O. MAKSIMOV (DATES UNKNOWN). [WAR LOAN / FORWARD FOR THE MOTHERLAND!] 1916. 38x26 inches, 97x67 cm.

Lot 76: A.O. MAKSIMOV (DATES UNKNOWN). [WAR LOAN / FORWARD FOR THE MOTHERLAND!] 1916. 38x26 inches, 97x67 cm.

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Description: A.O. MAKSIMOV (DATES UNKNOWN) [WAR LOAN / FORWARD FOR THE MOTHERLAND!] 1916. 38 1/2x26 1/2 inches, 97 3/4x67 1/4 cm. Condition A-: restored loss in lower left edge; minor abrasions and restoration in margins and image; light staining in lower right corner. A medieval Russian knight is galloping off to battle carrying a flag bearing the Romanov coat of arms. As one of the last attempts of Tsarist Russia to raise funds for their doomed involvement in World War I, Tsar Nicholas II abdicated in March 1917. As a result, the Bolsheviks took power. Whether the Russian aristocracy rose to the occasion and contributed to this loan is unclear, but what is certain is that the loan was never paid back. In March 1918, Russia signed a peace treaty with Germany, left the war and repudiated all Allied war loans. Copies of this poster were sent to America from Russia and used (with English text banners) "in conjunction with a film to benefit the work of an American medical relief group" (Theofiles p. 143). Theofiles 194 (var).

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. A TOUS LE FRANÇAIS. 1940. 29x19 inches, 75x50 cm. J. Weiner, London.

Lot 79: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. A TOUS LE FRANÇAIS. 1940. 29x19 inches, 75x50 cm. J. Weiner, London.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN A TOUS LE FRANÇAIS. 1940. 29 3/4x19 3/4 inches, 75 1/2x50 1/4 cm. J. Weiner, London. Condition A-: sharp vertical and horizontal folds; creases in corners. This, the second printing of this poster, is discernable from the first, not only by the addition of the English translation inset at bottom left, but also because the color bands are reversed. On the original the red band was on the outside.

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ESCHEN (DATES UNKNOWN). PRISONNIERS. 1941. 44x30 inches, 113x76 cm. B. Arnaud, Lyon-Paris.

Lot 81: ESCHEN (DATES UNKNOWN). PRISONNIERS. 1941. 44x30 inches, 113x76 cm. B. Arnaud, Lyon-Paris.

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Description: ESCHEN (DATES UNKNOWN) PRISONNIERS. 1941. 44 1/2x30 1/4 inches, 113x76 3/4 cm. B. Arnaud, Lyon-Paris. Condition B+: staining, restoration and minor repaired tears at edges; minor abrasions along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. [GENERAL GIRAUD / THE FRENCH MILITARY HIGH COMMANDER.] Circa 1943. 22x15 inches, 56x38 cm. Baconnier, Alger.

Lot 82: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. [GENERAL GIRAUD / THE FRENCH MILITARY HIGH COMMANDER.] Circa 1943. 22x15 inches, 56x38 cm. Baconnier, Alger.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN [GENERAL GIRAUD / THE FRENCH MILITARY HIGH COMMANDER.] Circa 1943. 22 1/4x15 inches, 56 1/2x38 cm. Baconnier, Alger. Condition B+: losses, tears and light foxing in margins; creases in margins and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. A detailed pictographic depiction of the military life of General Henri Giraud from his early years, service during the First World War, post-war activities in Morocco, capture by Germans in World War II, subsequent escape and return to North Africa on a submarine. Culminating at the bottom with the General (at the request of Eisenhower) leading "all the French and Islamic forces directing them once again with the help of the Allies to chase the brute German and Italian forces out of the North African Nation . . . Supplications for his and his Allies victory."

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GINO BOCCASILE (1901-1952). I DELITTI INHUMANI DEI

Lot 83: GINO BOCCASILE (1901-1952). I DELITTI INHUMANI DEI "GANGSTERS PILOTI." Circa 1940s. 38x27 inches, 97x68 cm. Grafico Ripalta, Milan.

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Description: GINO BOCCASILE (1901-1952) I DELITTI INHUMANI DEI "GANGSTERS PILOTI." Circa 1940s. 38 1/2x27 inches, 97 3/4x68 1/2 cm. Grafico Ripalta, Milan. Condition B: expert extensive overpainting in margins and image; repaired tears, restored losses, sharp creases and abrasions in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Framed. One in a powerful series of anti-American propaganda images designed by Boccasile during World War II. Zeman p. 114.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. WHILE THERE'S A NAZI BOMBER IN THE SKY - / AUSTRALIA NEEDS YOUR HELP. Circa 1940. 40x30 inches, 101x77 cm.

Lot 86: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. WHILE THERE'S A NAZI BOMBER IN THE SKY - / AUSTRALIA NEEDS YOUR HELP. Circa 1940. 40x30 inches, 101x77 cm.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN WHILE THERE'S A NAZI BOMBER IN THE SKY - / AUSTRALIA NEEDS YOUR HELP. Circa 1940. 40x30 1/2 inches, 101 1/2x77 1/2 cm. Condition B+: extensive overpainting in upper right corner; staining and restoration in image; restored losses and creases in margins.

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IAN MCCOWAN (DATES UNKNOWN). JOIN THE WOMENS ARMY / A.W.A.S. Circa 1940. 23x18 inches, 60x47 cm. Second Australian Army Survey Mobile R

Lot 87: IAN MCCOWAN (DATES UNKNOWN). JOIN THE WOMENS ARMY / A.W.A.S. Circa 1940. 23x18 inches, 60x47 cm. Second Australian Army Survey Mobile R

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Description: IAN MCCOWAN (DATES UNKNOWN) JOIN THE WOMENS ARMY / A.W.A.S. Circa 1940. 23 3/4x18 3/4 inches, 60 1/4x47 1/2 cm. Second Australian Army Survey Mobile Reproduction Section, [Melbourne.] Condition A-: minor repaired tears at edges; minor creases in margins; unobtrusive vertical and horizontal folds.

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VARIOUS ARTISTS. THE EMPIRE'S STRENGTH / THESE ARE THE SINEWS OF WAR. Group of 7 posters. Circa 1940. Each approximately 39x24 inches,

Lot 90: VARIOUS ARTISTS. THE EMPIRE'S STRENGTH / THESE ARE THE SINEWS OF WAR. Group of 7 posters. Circa 1940. Each approximately 39x24 inches,

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Description: VARIOUS ARTISTS THE EMPIRE'S STRENGTH / THESE ARE THE SINEWS OF WAR. Group of 7 posters. Circa 1940. Each approximately 39 1/4x24 3/4 inches, 99 3/4x63 cm. Condition varies, generally A- / B+: sharp vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. A rare set of posters from the early days of World War II, highlighting the contributions of Britain's colonies to the war effort. In many ways an extension of the campaign run by the Empire Marketing Board in the late 1920s and early 1930s, these posters were designed by some of Britain's best known and most recognized poster artists. This group contains works by Frederick Herrick, Dora Batty, Kurt Henderson, C.W. Bacon, Fred Taylor, Clive Gardiner and H.S. Williamson.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. WE SHALL NOT FLAG OR FAIL, WE SHALL GO ON TO THE END. Circa 1940. 19x13 inches, 50x33 cm.

Lot 91: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. WE SHALL NOT FLAG OR FAIL, WE SHALL GO ON TO THE END. Circa 1940. 19x13 inches, 50x33 cm.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN WE SHALL NOT FLAG OR FAIL, WE SHALL GO ON TO THE END. Circa 1940. 19 3/4x13 1/4 inches, 50 1/4x33 3/4 cm. Condition B+ / A-: creases in margins and image; horizontal fold; light offsetting in text. Paper. Paret 210 (var).

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN.

Lot 92: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. "LET US GO FORWARD TOGETHER." 1940. 29x20 inches, 75x50 cm. J. Weiner, Ltd., London.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN "LET US GO FORWARD TOGETHER." 1940. 29 3/4x20 inches, 75 1/2x50 3/4 cm. J. Weiner, Ltd., London. Condition B+: minor creases and abrasions at edges; creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds; light foxing in image. Paper. "The caption for this poster is taken from Winston Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister to the House of Commons on 13 May 1940, which was later known as 'Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat'" (War Posters p. 184). War Posters 233, IWM II p. 70, Judd 2.2.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN.

Lot 93: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. "NEVER WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW." Circa 1940. 30x20 inches, 76x50 cm. Lowe & Brydone, Ltd., London.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN "NEVER WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW." Circa 1940. 30x20 inches, 76 1/4x50 3/4 cm. Lowe & Brydone, Ltd., London. Condition B+ / A-: minor creases and abrasions in margins and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. "The movie-like image shows undecorated sergeant-pilots, rather than commissioned officers, to suggest that the country was saved not by social elites, but by representatives of the enitre population" (Paret p. 153). Paret 217.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. 1939. 29x20 inches, 75x50 cm.

Lot 93A: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. 1939. 29x20 inches, 75x50 cm.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. 1939. 29 3/4x20 inches, 75 1/2x50 3/4 cm. Condition A-: light creases at edges and in image; minor tears at edges. Paper. With Britain formally declaring war on Germany on September 3, 1939, the newly re-formed British Ministry of Information immediately began working on a giant poster publicity campaign to prepare the British populace for what the ministry feared would be an "appalling series of shocks, resulting in shattered nerves, a lack of confidence in ultimate success, and therefore a lack of will to work for victory" (Lewis, Rebecca. Keep Calm and Carry On and Other Second World War Posters. PhD dissertation. http://ww2poster.co.uk/2009/04/1939-3-posters/, 2004). The posters were intended as "general reassurance material" (ibid.). Three slogans were chosen and put into production on broadsides with white text against boldly colored backgrounds. Instead of a photograph or an illustration, each poster bore a depiction of the crown of King George VI at the top as an indication that the messages came from the King himself. The first two of these posters, Freedom is in Peril / Defend it With All Your Might, and Your Courage Your Cheerfulness Your Resolution Will Bring Us Victory, were distributed and posted around Britain during the end of September and October, 1939. The third, and now most famous of these slogans was kept back in anticipation of a truly horrific incident, such as the invasion of Britain by German forces or a severe air raid. As it turned out, the first eight months after the British and French declared war on Germany (September 1939 - May 1940) proved to be largely uneventful for both the military and civilians. This time, now referred to as the "Phoney War," was a period in which none of the Allied forces engaged the enemy in any serious land offensive. To paper the country with posters encouraging the populace to defend freedom and to project optimism, while keeping their stiff upper lips firmly in place when nothing was happening, turned out to be something of a public relations disaster. The public did not respond well to the first two posters. "The wording of 'Your Courage… will bring us victory' was criticised. There was some evidence the combination of 'your' and 'us' 'suggested to many people that they were being encouraged to work for someone else,' with the 'your' referring to the civilian, the 'us' to the Government. 'Freedom is in Peril' was also deemed ineffective, blamed on 'the abstractness of the words, not one of which had any popular appeal'" (ibid.). The Times had described the posters as 'egregious and unnecessary exhortations', 'insipid and patronising invocations,' which were unneeded and wasteful of funds (ibid.). Since the expected, immediate German attack never materialized, and because the earlier posters had been met with such derision, Keep Calm and Carry On was never posted and was kept in storage for years. After the war the remainders were scrapped for their pulp. Contemporary reports cite that almost two and half million copies of the poster were printed. An HMSO (His Majesty's Stationary Office) printing slip order form for the job breaks down that number, showing that the poster was printed in 12 different sizes, and that in this 30x20 inch format, only 496,500 were printed (http://ww2poster.wordpress.com/2009/06/23/keep-calm-and-carry-on-production-numbers/). Several versions of the poster have come up for auction recently, including one large 40x60 inch horizontal format version. All but one of them were a much smaller 5x9 inch version. This is only the second copy in this size to come up for public sale.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. GIVE THANKS TO THE EVERYDAY HEROES OF BRITAIN'S MERCHANT NAVY. Circa 1942. 40x60 inches, 101x152 cm. J. Weiner Ltd.,

Lot 94: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. GIVE THANKS TO THE EVERYDAY HEROES OF BRITAIN'S MERCHANT NAVY. Circa 1942. 40x60 inches, 101x152 cm. J. Weiner Ltd.,

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN GIVE THANKS TO THE EVERYDAY HEROES OF BRITAIN'S MERCHANT NAVY. Circa 1942. 40x60 inches, 101 1/2x152 1/2 cm. J. Weiner Ltd., London. Condition A-: minor tears at edges; creases in margins and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. BETWEEN US AND HITLER STANDS THE BRITISH FLEET! Circa 1940. 40x29 inches, 101x75 cm.

Lot 96: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. BETWEEN US AND HITLER STANDS THE BRITISH FLEET! Circa 1940. 40x29 inches, 101x75 cm.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN BETWEEN US AND HITLER STANDS THE BRITISH FLEET! Circa 1940. 40x29 3/4 inches, 101 1/2x75 1/2 cm. Condition B+ / A-: foxing and creases in margins and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper.

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GOBHAI (DATES UNKNOWN). STRENGTH. Group of 3 posters. Circa 1942. Each approximately 40x26 inches, 101x68 cm.

Lot 97: GOBHAI (DATES UNKNOWN). STRENGTH. Group of 3 posters. Circa 1942. Each approximately 40x26 inches, 101x68 cm.

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Description: GOBHAI (DATES UNKNOWN) STRENGTH. Group of 3 posters. Circa 1942. Each approximately 40x26 3/4 inches, 101 1/2x68 cm. Condition varies, generally B+ / A-: folded as issued. Paper.

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NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN). WE SHALL NOT FLAG OR FAIL . . . Circa 1941. 29x20 inches, 75x50 cm.

Lot 98: NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN). WE SHALL NOT FLAG OR FAIL . . . Circa 1941. 29x20 inches, 75x50 cm.

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Description: NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN) WE SHALL NOT FLAG OR FAIL . . . Circa 1941. 29 3/4x20 inches, 75 1/2x50 3/4 cm. Condition A-: sharp vertical and horizontal folds. Paper.

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NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN). VICTORY IS SURE / BUT YOU MUST HELP CRUSH THE WAR DOGS. Circa 1941. 29x20 inches, 75x50 cm.

Lot 99: NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN). VICTORY IS SURE / BUT YOU MUST HELP CRUSH THE WAR DOGS. Circa 1941. 29x20 inches, 75x50 cm.

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Description: NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN) VICTORY IS SURE / BUT YOU MUST HELP CRUSH THE WAR DOGS. Circa 1941. 29 3/4x20 inches, 75 1/2x50 3/4 cm. Condition A-: sharp vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. A rare World War II poster from an unrecorded Indian artist.

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NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN). FREEDOM'S ANSWER. Circa 1942. 26x19 inches, 66x49 cm.

Lot 100: NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN). FREEDOM'S ANSWER. Circa 1942. 26x19 inches, 66x49 cm.

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Description: NALINI CHAUBAL (DATES UNKNOWN) FREEDOM'S ANSWER. Circa 1942. 26x19 1/2 inches, 66x49 1/2 cm. Condition A-: sharp vertical and horizontal folds. Paper.

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JEAN CARLU (1900-1997). AMERICA'S ANSWER! / PRODUCTION. 1942. 29x39 inches, 75x101 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C

Lot 105: JEAN CARLU (1900-1997). AMERICA'S ANSWER! / PRODUCTION. 1942. 29x39 inches, 75x101 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C

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Description: JEAN CARLU (1900-1997) AMERICA'S ANSWER! / PRODUCTION. 1942. 29 3/4x39 3/4 inches, 75 1/2x101 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Condition A- / B+: slight discoloration, creases and minor tears along sharp vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. Designed and issued six months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. Government later reissued this poster on a larger scale the following year, when the war machine was heavily reliant on the mighty output from American factories. Here, power, technology and strength are combined in a modern, almost mechanical style. This is certainly one of the most spectacular American posters produced during World War II. Aside from the date, the only difference between the two printings is that the latter was always folded for distribution. Carlu 49, Word & Image p. 93, Modern American 45, Modern Poster 197, Design for Victory p. 24, Zeman p. 69, The Poster 312.

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ROBERT RIGGS (1896-1970). SHE'S A SWELL PLANE - GIVE US MORE! / MORE PRODUCTION. 1942. 40x28 inches, 101x71 cm. U.S. Government Printin

Lot 106: ROBERT RIGGS (1896-1970). SHE'S A SWELL PLANE - GIVE US MORE! / MORE PRODUCTION. 1942. 40x28 inches, 101x71 cm. U.S. Government Printin

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Description: ROBERT RIGGS (1896-1970) SHE'S A SWELL PLANE - GIVE US MORE! / MORE PRODUCTION. 1942. 40x28 inches, 101 1/2x71 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, [Washington, D.C.] Condition A-: creases in image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. Design for Victory p. 65.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. LET'S KEEP THE OFFENSIVE ROLLING! / KEEP AMERICA FREE! 40x31 inches, 103x79 cm. Fisher Body Division, General Motors

Lot 112: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. LET'S KEEP THE OFFENSIVE ROLLING! / KEEP AMERICA FREE! 40x31 inches, 103x79 cm. Fisher Body Division, General Motors

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN LET'S KEEP THE OFFENSIVE ROLLING! / KEEP AMERICA FREE! 40 1/2x31 inches, 103x79 cm. Fisher Body Division, General Motors Corporation, [Detroit.] Condition B: overpainting, restoration and minor losses in margins, some affecting image.

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NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978). LET'S GIVE HIM ENOUGH AND ON TIME. 1943. 28x39 inches, 74x99 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washingt

Lot 113: NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978). LET'S GIVE HIM ENOUGH AND ON TIME. 1943. 28x39 inches, 74x99 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washingt

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Description: NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978) LET'S GIVE HIM ENOUGH AND ON TIME. 1943. 28 1/4x39 1/4 inches, 74 1/4x99 3/4 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Condition A-: sharp vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. "Designed for display in munitions factories, this striking image demonstrated the importance of their task to munitions workers far removed from the front's deadly dangers" (Meehan Military Posters cat. 17). A far cry from Rockwell's pleasant front porch and ice cream parlor scenes, but equally as moving. Posters for Victory p. 72, Judd C. 10, Rhodes p. 173.

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CHARLES COINER (1898-1989). GIVE IT YOUR BEST! 1942. 20x28 inches, 50x72 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

Lot 120: CHARLES COINER (1898-1989). GIVE IT YOUR BEST! 1942. 20x28 inches, 50x72 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

by Swann Auction Galleries

August 6, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: CHARLES COINER (1898-1989) GIVE IT YOUR BEST! 1942. 20x28 1/2 inches, 50 3/4x72 1/2 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Condition A-: creases and light time-staining along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. The Stars and Stripes in red, white and blue splendor, and powerful in their simple and bold presentation, this poster is, by some accounts, a forerunner of the series of paintings by Jasper Johns. "The best American designs utilize the vernacular tradition, the style of the carnival or the parade" (Judd p. 38). This is the smallest of three formats. Word & Image p. 91, Berman 43, Design for Victory p. 13, Posters for Victory p. 10, Judd 2.12.

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