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Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
CHARLES BUCKLES FALLS (1874-1960)
BOOKS WANTED FOR OUR MEN IN CAMP AND "OVER THERE." Circa 1918.
41 1/4x28 inches, 104 3/4x71 cm. The Gill Engraving Company, New York. Condition B: extensive repaired tears, creases and restoration in margins and image; replaced losses in margins; colors attenuated.
One of several effective images created during World War I, mostly published by the American Library Association, to promote the donation of books to service men. This poster "succeeded in its object, and gained a considerable reputation for Falls, who prepared the design in twenty-four hours" (Darracott p. xviii). Rawls 158, Theofiles 277, Borkan p. 182, Darracott 12, Rickards 200..