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        Auguries of Innocence.

      Flansham [Sussex]: The Pear Tree Press, Spring 1914 - Small (12mo sized) quarto. Original blue paper-covered card boards, intaglio-printed title label to front cover, pages uncut as intended (each leaf bears a plate impression). Printed on Arches handmade paper. Housed in a custom made white cloth folding case. Wrapper slightly ruffled at the edges, and with a few minors marks to wrappers and a very few internally. An excellent copy of a fragile production. Intalgio printed in blue and silver to a design by James Guthrie, the calligraphy by Lilian Frost, with 16 plates including half-title, title-page, 11 page of text, colophon, and 2 plates of Guthrie's illustrations. First Pear Tree Press edition; number 7 of just 25 copies (the limitation calligraphically inscribed on the leaf following the colophon), a much smaller limitation than the 1/100 more usually met with, and produced using more delicately coloured inks. This limitation is not recorded in the bibliographies. This beautiful production around some of Blake's best-loved lines is generally regarded as Guthrie's first really competent plate book. This copy bears the bookplate of the author (of Quest for Corvo fame), bibliographer (of Yeats), and latter-day celebrant of the fin-de-siècle decadents, A. J. A. Symons (1900-1941), who in 1922 founded the First Editions Club. A nice association to a rare production, printed moreover at a poignant date in the Spring of 1914, with such proleptic lines as: "Nought can deform the human race / Like to the armourer's iron brace; / The soldier armed with sword and gun / Palsied strikes the summer's sun." Or, to use the later words of Philip Larkin, in a poem meditating on that same year: "Never such Innocence again". Bentley 221; Tomkinson 144 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        British flowering plants / illustrated by three hundred full-page coloured plates reproduced from drawings by Mrs. Henry Perrin, with detailed descriptive notes and an introduction by Professor Boulger in 4 volumes

      London : B. Quaritch 1914 - Physical description; 4 v. : ill., 300 col. plates ; 32 cm. Notes; This edition is limited to one thousand copies; this is number 940. Includes an index and glossary. Subjects; Botany - Great Britain. Botanical illustration. Other names; Perrin, Ida Southwell Robins b. 1860. Fine copies all in the original gilt-blocked, fine-ribbed cloth over bevelled boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains a surprisingly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 10 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Almost Fairyland : Personal Notes Concerning The Isle Of Wight : John Morgan Richards (American Visitor And Resident For More Than 40 Years 1872-1913) [FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED 1914]

      John Hogg, London, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Book - in Near Very Good red boards with gilt lettering - light marking to the boards and some sunning to the spine but the lettering remains bright and distinct, light wear to the extreme top of the spine, light bumping to the extreme bottom of the spine and light bumping to the extreme corners. Contents, light browning to the front and rear free end paper, some scattered browning/spotting to some pages most noticeably the first couple of leaves then just very occasional as is so typical with this type of paper,careless opening of page 63/64 causing minor loss to the extreme page edge NOT affecting the text SEE SCAN otherwise clean and tightly bound. A Scarce Title, complete with 'Errata' slip. A Must for Any Collector of books on the Isle of Wight. EMAIL FOR FULL CONTENTS AND ILLUSTRATION DETAILS. Size: 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches. xvi, 184 pages. Illustrated black and white portrait frontispiece and 50 other plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 7025..

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Orville Wright Signed Christmas card, sent two weeks after Pearl Harbor, to a pioneer in aeronautical engineering ? in 1917, Wright had written that after he and his brother ?built and flew the first man-carrying flying machine we thought governments would realize the impossibility of winning by surprise attacks ??

      Christmas Card signed ?Orville Wright? inside, beneath printed greeting, 5.25? x 4.25? (closed). Glue stain on front and on page opposite signature from mounting 4? x 2.25? black and white photograph of Hawthorn Hill, Orville's home from 1914 to his death in 1948, visible through cut out on cover. With original 5.5? by 4.5? envelope addressed by Wright to ?Dr. and Mrs. Porter Adams / 512 Beacon St. / Boston / Mass.? 3¢ ?For Defense? postage stamp affixed, postmarked Dayton, Ohio, December 20, 1941. Two weeks earlier, a surprise attack by Japan at Pearl Harbor led to the United States declaring war on Japan and her allies, Germany and Italy. ?We thought governments would realize the impossibility of winning by surprise attacks,? wrote Orville Wright on June 21, 1917, two months after the United States declared war on Germany, in response to an aircraft program laid out by the Aircraft Production Board. ?When my brother and I built and flew the first man-carrying flying machine, we thought we were introducing into the world an invention which would make further wars practically impossible ... We thought governments would realize the impossibility of winning by surprise attacks, and that no country would enter into war with another of equal size when it knew that it would have to win by simply wearing out the enemy.? A pioneering student of aeronautical engineering at MIT who pursued this interest throughout his life, Dr. Porter Adams (1894-1945) was President of Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont, from 1934-1939. Adams was Chairman of the Executive Committee (1922-1926) and President (1926-1928) of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA), an organization devoted to furthering the general use of planes in the United States. In 1928, he was technical adviser to the American delegation at the International Civil Aeronautics Conference held in Washington. Orville Wright was an Honorary Guest.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Album dedie a Tamar Karsavina

      1914. BARBIER, George and Jean-Louis Vaudoyer. Album dedie a Tamar Karsavina. Illustrated with 12 pochoir plates by Barbier. Original illustrated wrappers, in a new cloth folding box. Paris: Collections Pierre Corrard, 1914. |~||~||~||~| A superb copy of this celebrated homage to one of the legendary ballet dancers of the twentieth century. Barbier created this work after Karsavina had begun working with Diaghilev's Ballet Russes, and had danced the title role in Stravinsky's Firebird. Gordon Ray refers to this work as "Barbier's early masterpiece". One of an edition of 500 copies. Gordon Ray, The Art Deco Book p.31.

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        Oldenburgisches Urkundenbuch Bände 1 bis 8 (I-VIII). Band I Dietrich Kohl, Bände II bis VIII Gustav Rüthning.

      Oldenburg Stalling 1914-1935. Komplette Folge des Werkes für Oldenburg (Stadt und Land). Im Auftrage des Staates herausgegeben vom Oldenburger Verein für Altertumskunde und Landesgeschichte. Erster Band: Urkundenbuch der Stadt Oldenburg. 332 S. m. 3 Abbildungstafeln. Zweiter Band: Urkundenbuch der Grafschaft Oldenburg bis 1482. 513 S. Dritter Band: Urkundenbuch der Grafschaft Oldenburg von 1482 bis 1550. 538 S. Vierter Band: Urkundenbuch der Grafschaft Oldenburg. Klöster und Kollegiatkirchen. 589 S. Fünfter Band: Urkundenbuch von Süd-Oldenburg. 551 S. Sechster Band: Urkundenbuch von Jever und Kniphausen- 567 S. u. 2 ausfaltbare Stammtafeln. Siebenter Band: Urkundenbuch der Kirchen und Ortschaften der Grafschaft Oldenburg. 126 S. Achter Band: Urkundenbuch der Kirchen und Ortschaften von Südoldenburg. 359 S. Alle Bände identisch PrivHLn in professioneller Bindung mit Leinenecken. Kopfschnitt gefärbt. Handgeschr. Rückenschilder mont. In dem Band im Einband ein Exlibris (identisch, d. h. alle Bände aus einer privaten Bibliothek). Bis auf Band 8 (ca. 25 Bll. im Bereich des Schnittes Spuren von Flüssigkeitseinfluss ca. 15 cm lang und 1 cm breit - ohne Auswirkung auf den Text -) sehr guter Zustand, nahezu neuwertig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat K. Heindl]
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        Life-Histories of African Game Animals Vol. I-II

      CHARLES SCRIBNERS, NY 1914 - General shelf wear, ex-library with usual markings including pocket on inner front boards, page 177 of Vol. I is detached but present & torn edges, slightly age-toned pages, rubbed covers & extremities, bumped corners.title page of Vol. I has three pieces of tape on it from a tear, and frontispeice of Vol. II was detached but was repaired. DATE PUBLISHED: 1914 EDITION: 798+420 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        "Beduinenmädchen", 1917.

      . Radierung ca. 24 x 18 cm.. Anfang Mai 1914 brach Wiegele mit Freunden zu einer Studienreise nach Nordafrika auf. Er besuchte Marokko und ließ sich für ca. drei Monate in Tlemcen, Ailgerien, nieder, von wo er mehrere Ausflüge ins Landesinnere machte.. Trotz Begeisterung für die Landschaft, die einheimische Architektur und für die Menschen dort, war die künstlerische Ausbeute mager: erst drei Jahre später, nach Internierung durch französische Truppen (der I. Weltkrieg war gerade ausgebrochen) und längerer Krankheit, entstanden in seinem damaligen Aufenthaltsort Zürich ein paar graphische Kostbarkeiten in Erinnerung an Afrika. - Späterer Abzug. Klebstreifenspur auf der Rückseite, sonst gut erhaltenes Blatt. (Franz Wiegele, Nötsch im Gailtal / Kärnten 1877 - 1944)

      [Bookseller: Galerie Magnet GmbH]
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        Children of the Dear End. The autobiography of a navvy.

      Herbert Jenkins, London 1914 - 8vo. Pp x, 305. 2,32 page publisher's list. Original pictorial cloth, rather grubby and with wear to head and foot of spine. Seldom seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        As the youngest bank president in America, in his late 20s, Joe Kennedy amiably berates a friend telling him that becoming a bank president ?required only to put over that energetic, capable, pleasing young man Joe Kennedy ? you suffer by comparison??

      Rare Autograph Letter Signed ?Joe? and ?Joe Kennedy? in text, 4p, 6? x 9?, two sheets, front & verso. On letterhead of the Columbia Trusty Company listing Kennedy as President. Boston, Mass., [1914-1917]. Unknown recipient (begins ?Well you Big Bum?). Fine condition.In full, ?Well you Big Bum, The nerve and arrogance of you to address me in the manner you did. I see you mention the ?HC? as a ?simple matter? (why a ton of iron tied around a drowning man?s leg is as a feather compared to putting you into the HC when you can?t furnish me one man in N.Y. to sign your application.?The ?H.C.? most probably is the Harvard Club in New York.Kennedy continues, ?Why you big fakir do you think I enjoy stalling along over a period of years with this thing. The reason I have done so is because to have done otherwise would have met an inglorious defeat. To attain bank presidencies, affections of H.L. & M.K. etc (with due modesty) required only to put over that energetic, capable, pleasing young man Joe Kennedy and to compare him with you, (why even your thick squash can see the way you suffer by comparison). However I have given up the battle at different times because I have been told you could not be put over and to wait.?If you think I enjoy being turned down you are much mistaken and if you weren?t such a darn good scout ?" I would tell them and you to go to Hell. However, I am still on the job and doing my damdest. I know its hard to be patient but you?ll just have to be. Well this will hold you for a while, take it out of D.P. (whoever that is). As ever Joe?In 1895, Patrick Joseph (?P.J.?) Kennedy helped organize the Columbia Trust Company in Boston. On January 20, 1914, two years after his graduation from Harvard, his son Joseph Patrick Kennedy accepted a job as President of Columbia Trust Company Bank. At 25, he was the youngest bank president in the United States. On October 7, 1914, Joe Kennedy married Rose Fitzgerald, daughter of Boston's mayor. He left Columbia Trust in early 1917 to become assistant general manager of Bethlehem Steel?s Fore River Shipyard. On May 29, 1917, his second child and second son, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was born.

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        Historique des courses de chevaux de l'Antiquité à ce jour

      First Edition. Binding to bradel in full green cloth, smooth back, as part of green sheepskin, quilts and spine preserved, modern binding. Book decorated with 22 plates hors-texte and 63 engravings. Some small foxing. Rare. Charpentier & Fasquelle Paris 1914 14x20,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Neue und wenig bekannte Pflanzen Deutsch-Südwest-Afrikas unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Succulenten.

      Okahandja, Selbstverl, 1914.. 24 cm. 63 S., 64 Simplextafeln mit Lichtdruckbildern in natürlicher Grösse auf festem Karton. Originalkarton (Softcover). Gut. Einband, Schnitt und Textseiten schwach braunfleckig, Tafeln sauber. Rücken an den Kapitalen leicht ausgefranst. Deckpapier an den Kanten durchgeschabt und m. kl. Fehlteilen. Auf Titel: Handschr. Widmung (datiert) des Verfassers an Dr. Wilhelm Jungmann und übermalter Besitzereintrag.. [Widmungsexemplar Kolonien]

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        Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application

      New York and London: Luther Burbank Press. (1914). First. First edition. Twelve volumes. Tall octavos. Illustrated with 105 direct color photograph prints. Full leather embossed with tree design and gilt. Modest rubbing, and spines uniformly a bit faded, else near fine. One of an unspecified number of copies of the first edition prepared for the Luther Burbank Society with a bound-in page designed by Tiffany and Company, and Signed by Luther Burbank; the recipient of this copy was Frank R. Wehe. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Miracle Man

      NY: George H. Doran, 1914. First Edition. Very minor bumps to upper corners and light foxing to edges, else a fine copy in a VG example of the rare Dust Jacket which is missing several small chips The author's second novel and his first mystery listed in Hubin. Set in Maine and filmed by Paramount twice, as a silent film in 1919 and as a talkie in 1932. Rare in dust jacket

      [Bookseller: Mystery Cove Book Shop]
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        Max Klinger

      Franz Hanfstaengl 1914 - Limited to 100 copies, this is #60, SIGNED by Max Klinger on the limitation page. 97 plates with tissue guards. The front board is lightly bowed and there is soiling and scraping, especially to the rear panel and edges. The endpapers and pastedowns are toned. Still, overall very good. Text in German. This is an oversized book; priority and international mailings will require additional postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Print of a woman in high heels, viewed from the rear

      Wood engraving. 4.5" x 6.25", image size approximately 2.5" x 5". Tipped onto a matte, else just about fine. Signed in pencil in the lower right. Brussel-Smith, who was born in Greenwich Village in 1914, became one of America's foremost wood engravers. His work is held in numerous permanent international collections and museums. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Russia, with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Handbook for Travellers. With 40 Maps and 78 Plans

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, Germany 1914 - First edition, 1914. All maps and plans present, with some small tears closed tears to the large frontis map of Russia where it connects to the book, 3" closed tear along fold line of South Siberia & Turkestan map, no paper loss to either. Red cloth lettered in gilt, marbled edges, ribbon bookmark. Some scuffing to the spine, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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        On the Congo Frontier. Exploration and Sport. With 44 illustrations and a map.

      London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1914. 309 + (1) s. Billedplansjer. Stort foldet kart. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd.. Fint eks

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        ChanceA Tale In Two Parts

      nbsp;London -Methuen & Co., 1914 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A classic work of fiction by Polish novelist, Joseph Conrad. First edition. With the publishers' catalogue dated Autumn 1913,as well asthe 32-page Methuen's Popular Novels catalogue,andMethven (instead of Methuen) on the spine. However, the verso of the title page isprinted1914 (instead of 1913, and not on the cancel title page of the first state), indicating second state of the first edition. Joseph Conrad was regarded by many critics as one of the greatest novelists in the English language. Condition: In original green cloth binding, with gilt detailing to the spine. Externally, lightly rubbed, with a little wear and chipping to the spine. Both joints are slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound and bright, although with scattered instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Im Kampfe um Ehre und Leben. Tagebuch des Unteroffiziers Joh. Ferd. Mohr aus dem Hottentotten-Kriege von Friedr. Wilh. Brepohl.

      Winnenden-Stuttgart, Lämmle & Müllerschön, [1914].. Rote Original-Leinwand mit aufmontiertem Deckelbild, 8°, 157 Seiten, mit Frontispiz und 14 ganzseitigen photographischen Abbildungen. Schönes, sauberes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Sports & Divertissements. Musique d'Erik Satie. Dessins de Charles Martin.

      Paris, Lucien Vogel (1914). - Folio (40 x 45cm). 3 Bll. (Titel, Farbtafel, Inhaltsverzeichnis) und 20 nn.Bll. (Noten, Text). Lose in ill. Orig.-Pappmappe mit Leinenschliessband (Kanten etwas berieben und mit kleinen Einrissen). Eines von 675 Ex. (Ges.aufl. 900 Ex.). - Nach der Absage Strawinskys an den Verlag hatte Satie es Ÿbernommen, zu 20 BlŠttern des KŸnstlers Charles Martin (1884-1934), Mitarbeiter der Zeitschriften "Sourire" und "Vie parisienne", jeweils Text und Musik hinzuzufŸgen. Vorliegende Mappe enthŠlt eine farbenprŠchtige, von Jules SaudŽ kol. Art-DŽco-Tafel von Martin. 20 BlŠtter mit Titel und Vignette (ebenfalls von Martin) und verso jeweils das Faksimile der kalligraphischen Noten und Texte Saties (schwarze Noten auf roten Linien). Interessantes und seltenes Beispiel zum Art DŽco auf dem Gebiet der Musik. Lang fr

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        Manuscript Account of 1914 Lima Military Coup,

      n.p., var. 1914 - The author took with him in 1914 a copy of the first edition of Ernest Peixotto's "Pacific Shores from Panama" on a trip to South America. In it he recorded a diary of his trip, and inserted photographs he took along the way. Then, in Lima, he writes: "7 A.M. Feb. 4th. . The revolution broke at 4a.m. this morning. The Palace across the Plaza was taken after an hour and a half of rifle and Gatlin gun fire. and so he fills a page with his impressions of the scene. Guillermo Billinghurst was overthrown on February 4, 1914, in a military coup headed by colonel Oscar R. Benavides, Javier and Manuel Prado, and conservatives members of the Civilista Party. "Feb. 5th . The President was seized + thrown into prison, his only loyal officer the Minister of War was killed." Nearly all of the photographs are filled on their backs with descriptions; most are of a travelogue type, but some are of the coup. On one of a soldier standing before dead bodies, "The soldier . was undecided whether to chase me or have his 'picture tuk'. Vanity won." Book is worn and shaken; sold for the diary and photographs, many of which were tipped to the pages of the book. The name is taken from the owner's signature on the first page of the Preface; but the last name is a trifle indistinct and may be Cockran or something similar. All photographs are signed with "W.S.C." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Whitechapel: (privately printed), 1914. First edition. 8vo. One of 50 numbered copies in boards self-published by Rodker. Signed and numbered by Rodker on the front free endpage. Copy #39. Also inscribed by Rodker on the title page. "Caroline Hayland John Rodker. Jan/'15." Illustrated paper-covered boards. Pages lightly toned; spine paper worn and a two inch section along lower spine missing, shelf and edgewear and minor rubbing on back cover. Good+ condition.Inscribed and Dated by Author. The image is of the actual book described and not a stock photo.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application...

      New York and London: Luther Burbank Press (1914). First edition. Twelve volumes. Tall octavos. Illustrated with 105 direct color photograph prints. Full leather embossed with tree design and gilt. Modest rubbing, and spines uniformly a bit faded, else near fine. One of an unspecified number of copies of the first edition prepared for the Luther Burbank Society with a bound-in page designed by Tiffany and Company, and Signed by Luther Burbank; the recipient of this copy was Frank R. Wehe. ...

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        Five Photographs Taken During WWI in Rabaul - Papa New Guinea

      Rabaul (New Britain, Papua New Guinea), circa 1914. Set of five (5) photographs taken in Rabaul during the First World War by a gentleman serving with the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF), possibly an early member of the Australian Light Horse Brigades. Photographs measure approximately 8,5 x 13,5 cm, with placename inscription, mounted individually with transparent corners onto cardstock leaves. Very Good Condition. Especially striking are the two photographs of a young mother and an elder woman, native to Rabaul, possibly of the Baining tribe, both gathering firewood, coconut, and root vegetables along a river bank. The Australian soldier is seen in uniform in three images whilst in Papua New Guinea's capital. In one of these, an inquisitive and barefoot boy invites himself into the scene, creating a most endearing moment.The Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF) was a small volunteer force of approximately 2,000 men, raised in Australia shortly after the outbreak of the First World War to seize and destroy German wireless stations in German New Guinea in the south - west Pacific. The AN&MEF began forming following a request by the British government on 6 August 1914. The force was assembled under the guidance of Colonel James Legge, and was separate from the Australian Imperial Force. Under the command of Colonel William Holmes, the AN&MEF departed Sydney aboard HMAS Berrima, meeting with with battle cruiser HMAS Australia and light cruiser HMAS Sydney plus some destroyers at the eastern tip of New Guinea, arriving at Rabaul on 11 September. Following the capture of German possessions in the region on 17 September, ending the Siege of Toma, the AN&MEF provided occupation forces for the duration of the war. A military government was subsequently set up by Holmes and continued until 1921 when Australia received a mandate from the League of Nations to govern the territory. Australian Light Horse were mounted troops with characteristics of both cavalry and mounted infantry. They served in the Second Boer War and World War I. While Australian forces fought against the Boers in South Africa, the Boer methodology of conducting war was observed and considered to be the answer for Australian defence. Volunteer Light Horse Regiments were subsequently established around Australia, supported by the Rifle Club movement which provided semi - trained reinforcements for the various formations. The raising of the famous 1st Australian Horse Regiment was due to the vision and efforts of Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Mackay who, as a Captain, obtained permission from the New South Wales Government to travel the country districts with a view of enlisting the best horsemen in the colony. The first enrolments took place at Murrumburrah on 28 August 1897 and by 20th November, recruiting throughout the country districts was completed with 3,000 eager applicants ready and willing to join the Regiment. Detachments were formed at Murrumburrah, Gunnedah, Gundagai, Quirinidi, Mudgee, Scone, Michelago, Boggabri, Cootamundra, Braidwood, Lue, Wallendbeen and Bungendore. From 1903, now part of the Commonwealth Military Forces, all Light Horse Regiments throughout the Commonwealth were to be armed and trained as mounted riflemen and not as cavalry who carry a sword for mounted shock action. The mounted infantry remained the key to the Australian defence posture until the Kitchener Report of 1910 which envisaged formations that could be slotted directly into an Imperial expeditionary force. By the outbreak of World War I, there were 23 light horse regiments within Australia's part - time military force, consisting of 9,000 personnel. During the inter - war years, a number of regiments were raised as part of Australia's part - time military force. A number of Australian light horse units are still in existence today.

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        The First Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island: Memoir No. 1 - Archives of British Columbia *Signed and Inscribed By E.O.S. Scholefield, Provincial Archivist*

      Government of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, 1914, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 69 pages. Complete with 8 protected map plates. Signed and inscribed by E.O.S. Scholefield, Archivist of British Columbia, to Mrs. Beanen (?) atop front cover. Pages 3-4 constitute a letter of submittal by Mr. Scholefield to the Honourable Henry Esson Young, Provincial Secretary. This work "represents the first bulletin of the British Columbia Provincial Archives Department." - from page 3. "Vindicates the contention of Captain Vancouver that his ships were the first to complete the navigation of the inner channels which separate Vancouver Island from the British Columbia mainland." - M. Menzies. Errata neatly affixed to verso of Map List. Map plate V loose but present. Rough cut pages.Contents clean, unmarked and lightly yellowed. Small tears to bottom edges of beige card covers. A rare and significant contribution to British Columbia history, Association Copy

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        The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

      London: Duckworth & Co.,, 1914. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to both spine and front board gilt. Housed in a dark blue quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Faint creasing to cloth at spine, extremely minor rubbing to cloth extremities, very faint toning to edges and endpapers, an excellent copy in a truly superb jacket with only very small chips to corners and small tape repair to verso. First edition, first impression, in a stunning example of the rare dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Published by Karl Baedeker, 1914. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Red cloth, gilt titles. Small format. 40 maps and 78 plans. With Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Spine is faded, with wear; some nicks; a little fraying to cloth. Bumping along other cover edges. Some grubby marks. Maps are ALL present. One as frontis and one to rear are both torn. Some page browning. [S]

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        The Adventures of Peter Cottontail

      Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Co., 1914. "The Bedtime Story-Books" displayed on roadside sign in front cover illustration. Gray cloth, black lettering on spine, black- and red-stamped lettering & cover art within red border, frontis. ill., viii, 120pp, plus five b&w ill. plates on glossy paper tipped in. Spine square, slightly darkened but very legible, ends lightly bumped with top lightly rubbed, front corners sharp with just a hint of rub to bottom corner tip, back corners lightly bumped, edges faded, name & date (Dec 25 1914) inked on front free endpaper, text very lightly agetoned, crisp & clean throughout, protected in a new archival glassine dust jacket. Timeless stories enjoyed by children of every era, created by an author whose love for nature's creatures is displayed on every page.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Harrison Cady. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Gene's Books, IOBA]
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        Theatre Royal, Manchester Programe with Captain Scott in the Antarctic and Bird Life in the South Polar Regions the Complete Cinematograph Diary of Captain Scott's Memorable Journey and Personal Narrative of the Greatest Adventure of Modern Times

      Manchester: John Hart [circa 1914], 1st printing thus. (Wrappers) 12pp. Very good. Octavo. Original printed wrappers with original red paper seal. The middle four pages are much smaller than the outer leaves with the Synopsis of the presentation being printed on them. This being part of the design of the brochure. Pages a bit brown but not at all brittle. See Renard 1234 / 35 for a similar item. Certainly part of the Ponting travelling show. Ponting is also advertising his photos from sale in London as part of the brochure. Rare..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Old tales from the North. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.

      (London), Hodder & Stoughton, (1914). 4to. (2) + 206 s. 25 innklebede fargeplansjer. Illustrasjoner i teksten. Eleg. dekorert blått helmaroquinbd. med 5 opphøyde bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Helt gullsnitt. (Sign. Sangorski & Sutcliffe). Eleg. pictorial blue morocco with 5 raised bands. Spine gilt. All edges gilt. (Sangorski & Sutcliffe). 25 mounted colour-plates. Illustrations in text

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      verlag reclam Leipzig, 1914-15.. 1048 S. gebundene Ausgabe, , Halbleder. GUT ERHALTEN

      [Bookseller: Buch & Antikversand]
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        Okambo kokurihonga okulesa.

      Gütersloh, C. Bertelsmann, 1914.. Herero-Schulfibel der Rheinischen Mission, Halbleinen, 8°, 51 Seiten. Schönes, sauberes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        The Other Kind of Girl

      New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1914. First Edition of this purported autobiography of a prostitute. The introduction is strongly feminist, ?A new era has come. The Sisterhood of Woman is the new cry. When women come into their own they will stand shoulder to shoulder and refuse to let their sisters be exploited by men.? Women did not achieve universal suffrage in this country until six years later. Whether this book was written by a woman is unknown; a late, scholarly friend of ours suggested that the publisher may have utilized Louis Untermeyer to write this. Huebsch was a remarkable publisher who embraced controversial subjects and authors (most prominently, James Joyce). Minor cloth staining; near fine in a very good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Das Schulwesen in Deutsch-Südwestafrika.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1914.. Erstausgabe. Original-Kartoneinband, 8°, XI, 240 Seiten, teilweise noch unaufgeschnitten, mit einer zweifarbigen Ausklappkarte und einer Ausklapptafeln mit Statistiken. Rücken etwas aufgehellt, Stempel einer Lehrerbibliothek eines Gymnasiums auf Vorsatzseite, auf der Titelseite noch ein alter Stempel desselben Gymnasiums um 1900, schönes, sauberes, unbenutzes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        A Mid-Summer Night's Dream

      New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1914. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. W. Heath Robinson. Covers are soiled and faded. The spine is bumped and torn about 3/4" down from the top however the torn piece is still attached. The contents have quite a bit of foxing however the 12 tipped-in color illustrations seem to be in perfect condition. Binding is starting to loosen.

      [Bookseller: West of Denver Books]
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        The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N

      Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1914. Octavo, portraits, maps and facsimiles; fine in publisher's blue cloth. The long-established life of Flinders. Detailed and scholarly biography of the great mariner and master cartographer Matthew Flinders by Sir Ernest Scott, a pioneering scholar of Australian history.This biography encompasses the entirety of Flinder's naval career, from the second breadfruit expedition under Captain Bligh to his detention on Mauritius and early death. Numerous plates and charts enliven the text.Renowned for his diligence and careful reliance upon original source material, Scott was an important figure in elevating Australian history to a serious academic pursuit. The Australian Dictionary of Biography notes 'the field of Australian history was uncleared scrub when Scott began to work in it...The marvel is the high standard of his work; his Flinders biography, at least, is likely to withstand the ravages of time and scholarly criticism'.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Small Collection of Bromo-Seltzer Advertising Display Material

      Bromo-Seltzer. [no date - circa 1914]. Small collection of seven Bromo-Seltzer advertising signs and display pieces, plus a promotional fez! Most have been removed from an album or scrapbook and have glue remnants on verso but very minor wear, near fine. Bromo-Seltzer is an antacid used to relieve upset stomach and headache pain, perhaps best-known for it's treatment of hangovers. It was first produced by the inventor Isaac Emerson's drug company in Baltimore in 1888. A colorful little collection of American advertising for this hangover remedy. A detailed list is available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families

      Horncastle Lincolnshire: Author, 1914 With their collateral branches in Denbighshire, Merionethshire and other parts. In original brown paper boards lightly worn, titles in red and black ink. Spine has title in black ink to a newer white paper label, joints have been professionally strengthened. Internally, NO inscriptions, minimal foxing to endpapers, title page text in red and black ink, 2 small tears at margin to rear, [7], 410 pp. THE corner piece to any Welsh collection and very scarce in any form. Rarely found in such lovely condition. GRIFFITH, naturalist and antiquary; took an early interest in archeology and natural history which in time accounted for his volumes on the Flora of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire, published in 1894, and his Portfolio of Photographs of Cromlechs in the same two counties, published in 1900; however it was his truly monumental Pedigrees of Caernarvonshire and Anglesey Families, with their branches in other counties of North Wales, published in 1914, a work of outstanding merit, a godsend to researchers, that he will be best remembered. No such work could be perfect, and the great influx of family papers to library repositories has exposed many errors both of commission and omission. But the piling up of such errata by fortunate acquirers of the latest information can never impair the basic importance of this great work. See NLW WBO for a full Bio.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Taschenbuch für Südwest-Afrika, 1914.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1914.. Hier der 7. und letzte Jahrgang des 1908 gegründeten Taschenbuchs. Mit besonderem Reichsadler-Stempel "Rudolf Kohler, Kais. Notar im Schutzgebiet D.-S.-W.-Afrika." Nahezu neuwertiges Exemplar ohne nennenswerte Mängel..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        GOAD Insurance Plan of City of Montreal Goad Vol. 1 (5 pages only) Fire Insurance Plan (FIP) maps

      1914. No binding. Good. Goad (Charles E.) Insurance Plan (FIP) of City of Montreal, fire insurance plans, on a scale of 50ft to 1 inch, detailing street names, building numbers, stories and usages, 5 plans only;#4 (Victoria Square, Craig West, St. James, Notre Dame West, St. Antoine)#8 (St. James, Notre Dame West, De Bresoles, Leroyer, St. Paul, Commissioners)#19 (Clarke, Ontario East, Montreal East, St. Catherines East, Ave de Hotel de Ville)#40 (Lachine Canal, St. Patrick, Manufactures Lane, Richardson)#47 (Wellington Basin, Mill, Bridge, Riverside)with sheets of title and index, lithographed maps in original hand-colouring, each sheet c.635 x 530mm., right sheet edges affected by wormholes and dampstaining, with some loss, particularly to title and index sheets, loose as issued, London, Montreal & Toronto, 1914. Scarce: The circulation of these plans amongst insurance companies, fire brigades and other interested parties was strictly controlled by Goad on a rental basis, and apparently never sold. This had the benefit to both supplier and recipient, though possibly for different reasons, of retaining interest in updates and revisions.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        MIL Y UNA NOCHES (Las). Cuentos árabes. Traducidos del alemán por Gustavo Weil. La traducción española ha sido confiada a reputados escritores. Nueva edición ilustrada con grabados intercalados en el texto y profusión de láminas del artista alemán Fernando Schultz Wettel.

      Barcelona, Montaner y Simón, Editores, 1914 - En 2 tomos de -21 x 30-. T. I: 606 págs. + 1 h. T. II: 522 págs. + 1 h. Ilustrados con cientos de grabados en el texto y profusión de láminas en negro y color. Enc. en holandesa, firmada por Miralles, lomo de piel y planos dorados y una tinta. (Ejemplar muy limpio con clara tipografía.) (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - This is a volume of 10 (plus 5 loose) hand written arrangements of songs belonging to the famous tenor Redferne Hollinshead. Hollinshead recorded for Thomas Edison as early as 1914 and later as part of a "pop quartet". Born in England in 1885, moved to Canada later moved to New York where he became very successful where he later died. Loosely slipped in is an additional 2 sheet arrangement of "OLD PLANTATION SONG" inscribed to him. A few of the songs presumably by the hand of Hollinshead are: Auld Joe Nicholson's Bonnie Ninnie, The Piper o'Dundee, Stay, My Charmer, Turn Ye To Me, Crookit Bawbee, Maiden of Morven, My Nannie's Awa'l, Duncan Gray and others. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Thomas Bookseller]
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        Into the Dead Heart. An Ornithological Trip Through Central Australia

      Adelaide, W.K. Thomas & Co., Printers, Grenfell Street, 1914.. First Edition; Sm. 8vo; pp. 154, [2]: plus 27 leaves of plates; original printed wrappers, previous owner's name to front of wrapper, otherwise a very good copy. An account of a tour of the country between Oodnadatta and the Macdonnell Ranges, with much on the Aborigines, reprinted from the Adelaide Register newspaper. McLaren 16760 (miscollated)

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        GOAD Insurance Plan of City of Montreal Goad Vol. 1 (5 pages only) Fire Insurance Plan (FIP) maps

      1914. No binding. Good. Goad (Charles E.) Insurance Plan (FIP) of City of Montreal, fire insurance plans, on a scale of 50ft to 1 inch, detailing street names, building numbers, stories and usages, 5 plans only;#4 (Victoria Square, Craig West, St. James, Notre Dame West, St. Antoine)#8 (St. James, Notre Dame West, De Bresoles, Leroyer, St. Paul, Commissioners)#19 (Clarke, Ontario East, Montreal East, St. Catherines East, Ave de Hotel de Ville)#40 (Lachine Canal, St. Patrick, Manufactures Lane, Richardson)#47 (Wellington Basin, Mill, Bridge, Riverside)with sheets of title and index, lithographed maps in original hand-colouring, each sheet c.635 x 530mm., right sheet edges affected by wormholes and dampstaining, with some loss, particularly to title and index sheets, loose as issued, London, Montreal & Toronto, 1914. Scarce: The circulation of these plans amongst insurance companies, fire brigades and other interested parties was strictly controlled by Goad on a rental basis, and apparently never sold. This had the benefit to both supplier and recipient, though possibly for different reasons, of retaining interest in updates and revisions.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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