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        Cabinet photograph

      New York / Princeton / West Point: McManus. [circa 1915]. Contemporary cabinet photograph. Image size 3.25" x 6.25" mounted on 6" x 8" with McManus mark on bottom right. Corners of the card rubbed else near fine, slight rubbing on the image, very near fine. Baker was a gentleman football and hockey star at St. Paul's and Princeton, and later a flying ace who was killed in France during the First World War at the age of 26. He was a romantic figure, a character in F. Scott Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise, and was one of the initial dozen inductees (and the only American) into the Hockey Hall of Fame. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Songs and Sonnets

      Philadelphia: David McKay,, [1915]. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine gilt and to upper board in blind, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket with colour paste-on. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 11 plates with printed tissue-guards. Bookplate to verso of front free endpaper. Edges of boards rubbed, bumped, and faded, a few tiny spots to cloth, a very few light spots scattered through contents. A very good copy in the rubbed, dulled, and tanned jacket with a chip from the head of the spine panel affecting the title, smaller chips at the corners, a small chip from the lower corner of the colour paste-on, and a nick to the lower panel. First US Robinson edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the same year. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Carciologists. - Archive of 32 letters from American cardiologists, addressed to the renown German pathologist Klaus Goerttler at Heidelberg, dating between 1960 and 1970.

      . All letters with filing holes, otherwise good / very good condition.. Robert P. Grant (1915-1966), 5th Director of the National Health Institute. - 1 ALS + 10LSS, Bethesda and Paris, 1960-1966, and,16 pages 4to, 2 pages 8vo, except of 1 all with printed letter head "Department of Health, Education, and Welfare". Good academic and scientific contents, 2 letters in German. Large photo added. Small tear to one letter, otherwise in very good condition. - - Maurice Lev (1908-1994), made pioneering contributions in pathology of congenital heart disease. - 8 LSS, Chicago 1963-1967, 8 pages 4to, with printed letter head "Congenital Heart Disease Research and Training Center". Re: exchange of papers, invitations ("We do not have a top-ranking cardiac embryologist of your stature"), etc. Some light toning. - - Alexander Sandor Nadas (1913-2000), a founding father of American Pediatric Cardiology. - 1 LS, Boston 1965, 1 page 4to, with printed letter head "The Children's Hospital". Invitation to "give us a seminar". - - Simon Rodbard (1911-1975), developed the procedure of "Negative Plastic Cast". - 4 LSS + 1 secretarial signed letter, Buffalo, N.Y. and Duarte, CA 1961-1965, 5 pages 4to, with printed letter head "The University of Buffalo Chronic Disease Research Institute" and "City of Hope Medical Center". Discussing a meeting and the "bringing you to the Institute". - - Norman J. Sissman (19 - ), Pediatric Cardiologist. - 2 LSS, Palo Alto 1967, 2 pages 4to, with printed letter head "Stanford University School of Medicine". Offers to arrange a lecture - "we are particularly interested in your discussion of cardiac embryology and the movie of your glass-model perfusion experiments". - - Richard Van Praagh (1930- ), founder and Director (until 1002) of the Cardiac Registry. - 1 ALS + 4 LSS, Boston 1965-1970, 8 pages 4to, with printed letter head "The Children's Hospital Medical Center". Re: Goerttler's seminar at Boston, etc.; mentioning Nadas.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Uniformes Militaires; Nos Soldats (original 1915 ed.)

      Ministere de la Guerre, Paris 1915 - Very scarce, original edition. Fourteen (14) color plates; French army; August 1914 uniforms; laid in, some loosened. Accompanying text pages age toned and fragile; Rebound in appropriate boards. Plate 1. French army uniforms of monarchy, First and Second Empire. Plate 2. Infantry. Horizon blue uniforms Plate 3. Light Infantry and Alpine. Plate 4. Artillery and Engineering. Plate 5. Cuirassiers. Plate 6. Dragons. Plate 7. Infantry and colonial troops. Plate 8. Navy and Marines. Plate 9. Light Cavalry. Plate 10. Army of Africa. Plate 11. Train Crews military. Plate 12. Administration, Health Services, Veterinarians, horses, etc. Plate 13. Customs, Forestry Plate 14. Troops Aeronautiques [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J.M. Brown]
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        The Development of the Dictionary of the English Language with Special Reference to the Funk & Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary

      Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1915 - Eminent researcher, called the "Father of American Lexicography" Dr. Vizetelly¿s works include an extensive array of uniligual and bilingual dictionaries, works related to the making of dictionaries and to the preparation of manuscripts, encyclopedias. Includes many pictures of the machinery and printing pressed used, and several pages on the Progress of the Standard dictionary through its various stages of completion. Book is overall in very good condition, but although there is no signs of dampness, a three pairs pages are stuck together, Most others separated easily. There is one small half inch tear. Scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Limebay Books]
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        UNIVERSITY Of NORTH DAKOTA, 1915 - 1919

      [Grand Forks]:. 1915 - 1918.. Album: 11-1/4" x 15". 59 leaves of black mounting paper.. Commercial faux-leather, screw-post photograph album.. Album - VG. Most images Very Good or better.. The album compiler, Ms Stumpf, after graduation would go on to be a Chemistry teacher at Spearfish State Normal Training School. Later, she would marry Chester Paterson, and move to Reno, Nevada. Herein she [primarily] documents her life at the University of North Dakota... while, as might be expected, many are images of friends & colleagues, also pictured a campus buildings, football games, the wireless lab, dorm life at Davis Hall, the State Oil Lab [in the Chemistry Building], the 1916 Coulee flood, the Girls Freshman Basketball team, Great Northern train wreck [October 2, 1915], the annual May Fete celebrations & the 1918 Flu epidemic. & & This photograph album a wonderful primary source, offering a unique visual documentary glimpse into the WWI era at this University. . 625 b/w corner mounted photographs, mostly of a 'snapshot' variety; sizes range from 1-3/4" x 2-1/2' to 3-1/4" x 4-3/8" to 3-1/2" x 5/1/4" to 8" x 10". Most are of the first two sizes. Many are captioned, with a goodly number of people identified. Evidence of 3 removed photographs. One RPPC & a later [1956] snapshot laid-in.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Guerra pittura. Futurismo politico, Dinamismo Plastico, 12 disegni guerreschi, Parole in Liberta.

      Milano, Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" 1915.. 19,5 x 26 cm. 33 S., 1 Bl. 104 S., 2 n.n. Doppelblätter, 3 n.n. Bl. mit einem Fotoporträt, 11 (1 doppelseitige) Reproduktionen mit Werken von Carra. Illustrierte Originalbroschur.. Kornfeld Dokumentations-Bibliothek 6, 317. - Originalausgabe. Futuristische Kriegskunstansage mit dem Abdruck von 2 doppelseitigen Programmen "Programma politico futurista" und "Sintesi futurista della guerra". - Das letzte Blatt mit kleinem Papierdurchbruch und minimalem Textverlust. Umschlag mit zwei schwachen Zensur (?)-Stempeln. - Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Entwurf "Deutsche Kriegslieder in 20 Bildern".

      0 - Aquarell und Tuschfeder auf Papier. 211 x 135 mm. EK 04-062 bis 068. - Auf dem Umschlag zwei Soldaten mit Gewehr, eine junge Frau mit einem Baby auf dem Arm gibt einem von ihnen die Hand, daneben ein kleines Mädchen und ein alter Mann im Gehrock mit Stock. In roter Schrift: "Deutsche Kriegslieder in 20 Bildern von Ernst Kutzer. – 1915." In schwarzer Tuschfeder: "Verlag: Levy & Müller in Stuttgart". Eingelegt zwei Doppelbogen, Titelblatt des ersten: "Deutsche Kriegslieder in 20 Bildern von Ernst Kutzer. Verlag: Levy & Müller Stuttgart"; auf dem zweiten Blatt: "Ich hatt' einen Kameraden!" Titelblatt des zweiten Bogens: "Deutschland Deutschland über Alles!" Auf dem zweiten Blatt Bleistiftskizze zu "Da ich dich so treu geliebt über alle Maßen, muß ich dich verlassen." Anstelle weiterer Bogen ein Aquarell mit Tuschfeder auf Karton: "Steh ich in finstrer Mitternacht [.]" Auf der Rückseite vermerkt: "Mitternacht". Auf der hinteren Innenseite des Umschlags ein Inhaltsverzeichnis über insgesamt zehn Lieder, darunter handschriftlicher Vermerk. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Interior of a Roman Church (del Gesù).

      Rome. 1915 - Etching. Signed, dated and annotated "Trial proof, Rome." 47 x 59 cm. Several tears in upper blank margin extending 1 inch into the 2 inch margin. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Of Human Bondage

      London: William Heinemann,, 1915. Octavo (175 x 120 mm). Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, cream endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First UK edition, first impression. First published in the US in the same year. Printed "from stereotype plates made from the American type" (Raymond Toole-Stott) and reproducing its first issue point: the word "helped" misprinted "help" on p. 257, line 4.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Washington D. C.: National Capital Press. 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Signed by author. A little book of suitable work and social work for women including Junior Leagues, Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, YWCA's and more. ; 137 pages; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Gibson's Books]
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        Selbstporträt mit Hut und Brisago. Öl auf Leinwand. Um 1915.

      . 41 : 33,5 cm. Auf dem Orig.-Keilrahmen. - Gerahmt..

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Zilverdistelboeken uitgegeven en in bewerking MCMX-MCMXIV.

      (Den Haag, De Zilverdistel), januari 1915. Ingenaaid. (8) p. Met de hand gedrukt in een zeer beperkte oplage.* Zeer zeldzame catalogus van De Zilverdistel, met de hand gezet en gedrukt door J.F. van Royen met S.H. de Roos' Hollandsche Mediaeval. Twaalfde uitgave van De Zilverdistel en het EERSTE WERK dat J.F. van Royen op zijn EIGEN PERS drukte! Aangezien de eerdere uitgaven van De Zilverdistel allemaal werden gedrukt door of bij officiële drukkerijen, kan deze catalogus worden beschouwd als de EERSTE PRIVATE PRESS-UITGAVE in Nederland. De Zilverdistel 12 (deze uitgave wordt beschouwd als een volwaardige uitgave binnen de reeks). Van Royen 1964, 8.

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        REPORT Of The PUBLIC DINNER GIVEN To CHARLES DICKENS At the Waterloo Rooms Edinburgh on Friday June 25, 1841.

      Privately Printed [for William Glyde Wilkins by the Torch Press],, [Cedar Rapids]: 1915 - Frontispiece reproducing a caricature sketch of Boz & Christopher North [first caricature ever published of Dickens], plus 5 internal plates [which are included in the pagination]. A separately printed edition of the June 29th 1841 Edinburgh Advertiser report of this significant event in Dickens' life, i.e., the first public dinner given in his honor. Also includes a portion of the report from the Edinburgh Evening Courant, Saturday, June 26, 1841, as well as Dickens' own personal account. WGW introduces the entire with 4 pages of prefatory remarks. OCLC locates 19 institutional holdings. Not in Gimbel, nor VanderPoel. ABPC records one copy at auction these past 30+ years [2000]. Scarce in the trade. Some minor edgewear to wrappers. Unobtrusive dampstain to lower portion of front wrapper. A VG copy in a similar case. Printed blue paper wrappers. Custom blue cloth clamshell case. 8vo. 9-3/4" x 6-1/2". 1st separate edition. #48 / 63 cc. xii, [2], 57, [5] pp. Partially unopened. Untrimmed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Feldpostkarte mit U. (&quote;Dein Otto&quote;).

      Brüssel &quote;im Zuge nach Lille&quote;, 25. April o. J. [1915]. 1 S. 8vo. Mit eh. Absenderangabe &quote;Leutnant Hahn&quote;. Bleistift.. An seine Frau Edith in Stettin: &quote;[ ] gerade sitze ich wieder im Zuge, um nach Chelure zurückzufahren. Es ist gleich Abfahrtszeit, Schiler soll die Karte noch mitnehmen. Vor Ostern gings doch ganz gut. Bin neugierig, Einzelheiten zu hören [ ]&quote;. - Mitunterzeichnet auf der Adreßseite von dem Chemiker u. Nobelpreisträger Richard Willstätter (1872-1942) u. Jakob Meisenheimer (1876-1934). - Mit dem Vermerk &quote;Adr. Geheimrat Haber&quote;, weil er als Chemiker dem den Gaskrieg vorbereitenden Fritz Haber zugeteilt wurde.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Sketches of Vassar College, 1915

      1915 - Folio, 12pp., Original case is split along the spine. Contains 12 colored woodcuts by Rudolph Ruzicka. Amongs his earliest work Rudolph Ruzicka (1883-1978) prominent Czech-born American wood engraver, etcher, illustrator, typeface designer, and book designer. Ruzicka designed typefaces and wood engraving illustrations for Daniel Berkeley Updike's Merrymount Press, and was a designer for, and consultant to, the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for fifty years. He designed a number of seals and medals, including the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and the Dartmouth Medal of the American Library Association. Ruzicka emigrated to the United States from Bohemia at age ten, living first in Chicago where he took drawing lessons at the Hull House School before becoming an apprentice wood engraver. From 1900 to 1902 he attended further classes at the Chicago Art Institute. In 1903, he moved to New York to work as an engraver at the American Bank Note Company. In subsequent years he attended classes at both the Art Students League of New York and the New York School of Art. In 1910, Ruzicka received his first major art commission from System magazine. Many exhibitions followed,including such venues as the Societe de la Gravure, Paris, the Grolier Club, and the Century Association, New York. In 1935 Ruzicka was awarded the Gold Medal from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and in that same year began work with the Typographic Development staff at Mergenthaler Linotype Company, for which he was to produce typeface families. He moved to Massachusetts in 1948 and eventually settled in Vermont. Vassar holds a major collection of his work and ephemera [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sean Fagan, Rare Books]
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        Sam Steele. Original Signed Studio Portrait

      Winnipeg: Campbell's Winnipeg: Campbell's 1915. (Photograph) Very good. Original Photograph tipped into studio folder glassine guard. Folder: 10 7 / 8" X 6 1 / 4" Image: 6 9 / 16" X 3 3 / 8". Original Signed Studio Portrait Col. Sam Steele. Signed: S B Steele 5th Jan 1915 Samuel Benfield Steele 1851 - 1919. Handwritten on reverse by Harwood Steele, Son of Sam Steele: "17" Col. S B Steele 'Staff in Blue' Winnipeg 1914" Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO (January 5, 1851 – January 30, 1919) was a famous member of the North West Mounted Police.He joined the local militia as a teenager and fought against the Fenians at the Battle of Ridgeway. He was sent west first to fight the Red River Rebellion of Louis Riel, but arrived after the Métis had surrendered. Steele had long been fascinated by the west, devouring the works of James Fenimore Cooper in his youth. He was especially interested in the First Nations, and spent his time in the west learning from them and the Metis. However he was recalled from Manitoba and based in Fort Henry in Kingston for the next few years.He was chosen to be one of the first members of the NWMP, being only the third officer sworn in. In 1873 he returned to Fort Garry with the new force and was put in charge of drilling the new recruits. Over the next few years he crisscrossed the prairies, before being assigned to NWMP headquarters to train new recruits.In 1881 he was assigned to meet with Sitting Bull, who fresh from defeating General Custer had moved into Canada and was demanding land for his people. Steele and a few officers met them and reached a peaceful agreement. This action won Steele great acclaim in the newspapers of the United States and was the beginning of his role as a public figure.In the North-West Rebellion Steele was dispatched with a small force. Missing the Battle of Batoche Steele and his force were sent to move against the last rebel force lead by Chief Big Bear. Steele and his two dozen Mounties defeated Big Bear's force at Loon Lake in the last battle ever fought on Canadian territory. The contributions of the NWMP to putting down the rebellion went largely ignored and unrewarded, to Steele's great annoyance. Steele spent the next ten years assigned to Fort McLeod, and at age 41 married Maria Harwood, eventually the couple had three children.In 1898 he was sent north to the Yukon to succeed Charles Constantine with policing during the Klondike Gold Rush. Initially, he was in charge of the customs posts at the Chilkoot Pass and White Pass, where he created the rule that no one would be allowed to enter without a ton of goods. Steele and his force made the Klondike Gold Rush into one of the most orderly events of its kind in history and made the police force famous around the world, which ensured its survival at a critical time when the force's dissolution was being debated in parliament.In 1900 he was second in command in Lord Strathcona's Horse, a Canadian light cavalry unit sent to South Africa during the Boer war and did so with distinction. Steele, however, disliked greatly what he was ordered to do by the British, which included burning towns and moving the populace to concentration camps.Steele was knighted in 1918 and was made a Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, and Member of the Royal Victorian Order.Canada's fifth tallest mountain, Mount Steele, is named after him..

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        [Manuscript]: "The Twilight of the Manikins: Verses Written during the Great War"

      New York. Feb. 1915- Feb. 1919 [with later corrections and manuscript emendations]. Octavo. Red cloth. Over 200 pages of manuscript war poetry written in a publisher's "dummy" volume (that is, a bound volume issued with only blank pages, the book title "The Long Gallery" by Eva Lathbury and publisher Henry Holt stamped on the cloth). Trent hand-numbered the 208 pages of poetry, the verses almost entirely in holograph (a few printed pieces pasted in and amended). The volume shows a great deal of work with portions cut and pasted in later holograph (and occasionally dated) corrections and edits, etc.Trent was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1862, the son of a surgeon in the Confederate Army of distinguished Virginia ancestry. In 1880 he began studying at the University of Virginia where he became the editor of the Virginia University Magazine. He did post-graduate study at Johns Hopkins University, after which he accepted an offer to teach at Sewanee, The University of the South where he became a professor of English and the acting professor of history from 1888 until 1900, and from 1893 was dean of the academic department. He founded and edited The Sewanee Review (now the longest continuously published literary quarterly in the U.S.). He also created the Sewanee Historical Society at the University of the South. In 1900, he became professor of English literature at Columbia University where he devoted himself to the study of Daniel Defoe. He edited the Cambridge History of American Literature, and published many books on literary historical subjects, many Southern, including William Gilmore Simms and Robert E. Lee.Trent published five of the earliest poems represented here from 1915 in The Fatherland and The Texas Review, but this voluminous collection of intelligent literary poetry devoted to the cataclysmic conflict appears to be largely unpublished. .

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        We're both needed to serve the Guns! Fill up the ranks! Pile up the munitions!. First World War recruiting poster No. 85c.

      London: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, [1915] - Offset process colour lithograph on paper, 750 × 510 mm. Presented in an oak frame. One horizontal and three vertical folds, a tiny hole where the folds cross, one edge lightly nicked. Overall very good. Lithograph in five colours on pale blue wove paper. The image covers the main, set against a khaki-coloured background. The title is positioned above the image, in white. A subtitle placed along the bottom edge in black.image: a full-length British infantryman and industrial worker shake hands. In the background left is a British howitzer and team and background right a factory and steam engine. IWM PST 5112

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Log of the Snark

      Macmillan Company, New York 1915 - 487+[5 ad] pages with 20 photo plates, including frontispiece. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 3/4")issued in light blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Advance review copy with circular perforated stamp stating such on title page. First Edition. Charmian Kittredge London (November 27, 1871-January 14, 1955) was Jack London's second wife. After divorcing Bess Maddern London in 1904, London married Charmian Kittredge the following year. Biographer Russ Kingman called Charmian "Jack's soul-mate, always at his side, and a perfect match." She was the author of several books about her life with Jack London: The Log of the Snark, Our Hawaii and The Book of Jack London. The last is considered by scholars to be an important but flawed source of biographical information on London: Clarice Stasz calls it "an uneven account that omits Jack's illegitimacy, yet has surprisingly frank information nonetheless concerning his personality." Their relationship became the subject of a book, Clarice Stasz' American Dreamers. The couple had no children who survived them. One died soon after being born, and another pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. Shortly after the death of Jack London, Charmian had an affair with Harry Houdini. A PBS source cites an Houdini biographer, saying: Most of the evidence of their affair, convincingly reconstructed by Houdini biographer Kenneth Silverman, comes from brief entries in Charmian’s diaries. They saw each other over several weeks early in 1918 while Charmian was living in New York, where Houdini was starring in the patriotic World War I extravaganza, "Cheer Up." Charmian wrote that after they saw each other a few times, Houdini made a "declaration" that "rather shakes me up." They became intimate a short time later. She wrote that one visit by Houdini had "stirred me to the deep," and that he apparently felt the same, declaring, "I’m mad about you," and "I give all of myself to you." Throughout, she refers to him alternately as "Magic," her "Magic Man," or "Magic Lover." As intense as it apparently was, their attachment did not last long. Charmian, the "New Woman" whose marriage to London had included open sexual experimentation, never stopped seeing other men. Condition: Minor wear at extremities, Embossed ownership stamp also on title page, small number and letter 4A at front end paper corner; else near fine without jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      The Education Committee, Ruhleben 1915 - 1915:- Nos. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 [all complete fine. odd blemish, rusty staples] Xmas 1915 [no cover], Election issue July [fine]. 1916:-1,2,3,4,5, [covers tatty and loose otherwise v.g.] Xmas issue [p5-60 only, no cover]. 1917 No 5 [vg. a little browned on cover. The early issues have quality covers and have survived in remarkable condition. The later issues only have paper covers and have worn externally. 18 EDITIONS IN TOTAL. ALL ORIGINAL. Published by The Education Committee in the Ist World War Concentration camp of Ruhleben. [Printed on the camp printing press, Grand Stand No.1 between the library and the Post Office.] Full of cartoons, photographs [from no 7], adverts, poems, gossip and stories. A remarkable set of pamplets. SCARCE 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        1914 and Other Poems.

      Sidgwick and Jackson Limited.London.,1915 - FIRST EDITION.8vo.(7.7 x 5.4 inches).Portrait frontis from a photograph taken by Sherril Schell in 1913.A near fine copy in the publishers dark blue cloth with printed paper label on the spine which is a little darkened.A spare label is tipped in at the back of the book.Only 1000 copies were printed,published on 16th June 1915.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        America and the New World-State: A Plea for American Leadership in International Organization [ Signed By Norman Angell, with Gift Inscription to Tom Lamont ( Thomas William Lamont ) from Julia Ellsworth Ford ]

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1915 - A very good copy of the first hard cover edition, lacking a dust-jacket, signed by Norman Angell on the front free endpaper, with signed gift inscription on following blank endsheet from Julia Ellsworth Ford to Tom Lamont (probably the American banker and diplomat Thomas Williams Lamont): "To Tom Lamont / With affectionate regards from / Julia Ellsworth Ford." Very faint brush-stain to upper-right corner of title page, else the text is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the binding still quite bright and fresh in appearance. Small faint damp-stain to bottom corner of pages, though the text-block is in no way affected. There is no mustiness to the volume. Gilt lettering on the spine is rather faded, while the lettering on front board is quite bright. From the library of a late local historian of the early world peace movement. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Broadside. Published Monthly - [Cuala Press Broadsides. First Series]

      Churchtown & Dublin: Dun Emer and Cuala Press, 1908-1915 - The beautiful periodical of verse and images produced by the Cuala Press, each number with three illustrations by Jack B. Yeats, who also contributed many of the poems under pseudonyms R.E. McGowan and W.T. MacGowan. The present set lacks one number. The second and third series date from 1935-1937. Extensive runs are uncommon (CUALA PRESS) One of 300 copies. 83 [of 84] parts vols., Small folio (11 x 7-1/2 inches). Illustrations after drawings by Jack B. Yeats. Printed on cartridge paper made at Saggart Mill in County Dublin, text in handset Caslon type. Lacking No. 10, Second Year, for March 1910. Condition generally fine. A few numbers with repairs to margins on blank verso (one part with a corner supplied, not touching image). Cloth portfolio, upper cover with pictorial label after design by Jack B. Yeats, recent black morocco spine, to house the entire series. In half blue morocco slipcase. Miller pp. 120-121 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Tommy Alphabet Valentine Toy Books. Dolly Series.

      Dundee, London and Montreal: Valentine & Sons Ltd., 1915. First Edition. Wraps. Good Plus. Scarce shaped-book with three-dimensional plaster head of General Haig on the cover. 24 by 8.5 cm (at its widest). Unpaginated, twelve leaves, plus card binding. No copies found on either OCLC FirstServe or COPAC, nor in the British Library catalogues! The text is an ABC, with several lines of rhymed couplets for an item designated by the letter. All the items relate in some way to the war-effort, and everything is intended to strike a patriotic chord. There are two letters per page. On the verso are the poems, and the facing rectos illustrate the particular object, two per page. These illustrations are black, white and red. Above all else, it is Haig's plaster head, sitting atop a chromolithograph of the rest of his body in uniform, that distinguishes this toy book, though. The rear cover shows the back of Haig in uniform. The plaster has some minor abrasions and loss, as typical of plaster. Scattered light foxing within. The last three leaves are limp by the head, with some minor loss of the paper, and the rear cover appears to have been repaired and reinforced inside by the head.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Libre de Sancta Maria. Hores de Sancta Maria. Libre de Benedicta tu in mulieribus. Transcripcion directa con un facsimil, introduccion, variantes y muestras de escritura de los mas viejos manuscritos por Moss. Salvador Galmes

      Comisio Editora Lulliana, Palma de Mallorca 1915 - holandesa bien conservada con nervios, conserva cubierta original texto en valenciano, intonso, lámina. . 400 págs.

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        "Die Judengemeinde von Novy Poczajew beim Empfang des Thronfolgers".

      . Gouache und Bleistift auf hellgrauem Papier. 282 x 193 mm.. EK 04-132. - Rechts unten signiert: "E. Kutzer". Eine Gruppe von Juden, einer mit Thora und Krone, ein anderer mit einem roten Wimpel an einer Prangstange, stehen wartend unter einem angedeuteten Torbogen. Rechts unten bezeichnet: "Die Judengemeinde von Novy Poczajew beim Empfang des Thronfolgers. 15. X. 1915."

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        Polo at Home and Abroad

      The London & Counties Press Association Ltd., London 1915 - Large 4to. Pp xii, 346. Frontis and 52 plates, of which 6 are tipped-in colour plates by G.D.Armour, 7 photogravures, and 40 are half tone. Full vellum, beveled edges. Teg. No.80/100 copies, Edition de Luxe. Binding a little rubbed and marked. No inscriptions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FLUGSPORT 1915

      1915. The book consists of bound issues ( band zeitschrift ), January to December 1915, of the magazine previously named "Flugwesen" (illustrirte technische Zeitschrift und Anzeiger fur das gesamte.) Much info on WW I aircraft ( Weltkreig luftfahrzeuge) and model aircraft. Loaded with illustrations, photos etc., plus all the original ads and many copies with their original covers. Ex-Smithsonian duplicate. 820pp . Shipping overseas will require insurance. . Nr. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Anne of the Island

      Boston: L. C. Page Company, 1915: First Edition, First Printing. In good+ condition with wear commensurate to age. Cloth soiled and worn, with areas of discoloration and rubbing. Previous owner name in ink on title page, and a few tiny sporadic ink spots to the front paste down. Clean text, though pages show light signs of use and a a few age related spots. A nice copy overall. First Edition, First Printing.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Chinese Social and Political Science Review .1916-1941(Chinese Edition) ZHONG GUO SHE HUI ZHENG ZHI XUE BAO QUAN 22 CE

      National Library Press. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: National Library Press. China s social Political Science Association is China s first national social science professional associations. was established in Beijing in 1915. 1916 The Society published the journal Journal of Chinese social and political (Chinese Social and Political Scienc Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        The Voyage Out

      London, Duckworth & Co.,, 1915. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Duckworth & Co. London. 1915. FIRST EDITION. The Authors first book. A very good bright clean copy. Endpapers browned and light foxing to first and last few pages otherwise Pages crisp and clean. Original publishers green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black lettering on front board. Miminal rubbing to edges and small bump to bottom outer corners, otherwise clean and bright. 16pp of publishers adverts at end. A very good copy of this scarce title. Only 2000 copies were published on March 26th 1915. This book was not published in America until 1920. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Voyage Out

      London: Duckworth & Co 1915. . First edition, 8vo, (vi), 458, (4), 16 advertisement pp. A few light spots to the preliminaries. Recently rebound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, gilt titled spine, a.e.g., a lovely copy. Kirkpatrick A1a.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Within the Tides

      J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1915 - Sides faded as usual, spine bright and fresh, browning to free end-papers and a little foxing, but a very nice copy in dust-wrapper which has been professionally restored at the hinges and is a little browned at the spine panel Original green cloth, spine gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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      Dent 1915 - First edition. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, decoration to upper board blind stamped, in printed dustwrapper. A near fine copy, in a very good dustwrapper, with some tanning to the spine and minor loss to head and tail. Short tear to rear joint. Uncommon in an unrepaired dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Cartes Larousse: Atlas de la Guerre. With Directions in English, I-XLI [41 ISSUES WITH 206 PLATES. COMPLETE]

      Paris, Librairie Larousse, (1915-19).. 41 issues bound in one volume. Thick royal quarto. Unpaginated. With hundreds of letterpress maps, many of which are in colour, printed on recto only on 246 leaves of plates. Some photo-plates. Explanatory text to each map. Introductions. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter cloth, bit rubbed and scuffed in places, paper-covered boards, cloth inner hinges, spine gilt. All 41 original yellow card wrappers, printed in red, are preserved and bound-in, few with old institutional stamp; expert paper repair to one leaf with minor loss. In about fine condition. Excellent copy, very well preserved. ~ First edition. Rare. KVK lists just 2 copies worldwide: a run in the Library of Congress and a run in the Library Network of Western Switzerland, both of unspecified completeness. French Union Catalog locates 3 complete copies, estimating the publication date at 1914-1918. Not a single copy worldwide in OCLC. No copy in OLIS, Bodleian, British Union Catalogue, nor National Library of France.

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        Set of four engraved championship dog medals, awarded by the American Kennel Club and the National Beagle Club of America, ca. 1915

      Philadelphia, ca. 1915 - The medals are: a) American Kennel Club, silver, "Awarded to Champion Relray Chancellor"; b) AKC, silver, "Awarded to Champion Relray Cora"; National Beagle Club of America, silver, "Phila 1915 / Cora / Field Trial Class"; NBCA, silvered bronze, "Phila 1915 / Cora / 2nd Best Beagle". The two NBCA medals are signed Tiffany & Co., N.Y. A highly uncommon set of vintage sporting dog awards (DOG MEDALS) Each 2 inches in diameter. . One medal showing slight discoloration, the others fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, July 7th, 1915 - The War of 1920 - How the Ring of Iron Will Strangle America - First Instalment

      The International Monthly, New York 1915 - 16 pages. Features: The War of 1920, being the fictional diary of Gustav Bauerfeldt, War Correspondent of the Berliner Rundschau - Part 1; What we Demand of President Wilson In the Spirit of 'Seventy-Six'; Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany with Edward Lyell Fox; The Eliots and the Parkhursts, a poem by Stephen Oland; "To See Ourselves as Others See Us", by Dr. Edmund von Mach; Mr. Bryan and the German-Americans; The Worm Turns - at last American manufacturers are making an energetic protest to President Wilson against England's strangulation of American commerce; Why Franklin Knight Lane, Secretary of the Interior, and William Bauchop Wilson, head of the Department of Labor, Should Resign; Why They Are Against Peace - one of the most virulent pro-Ally newspapers in New England is owned by interests manufacturing war supplies for the Allies; Swiss View on our "Neutrality"; News from Germany; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Three-inch opening to bottom of coverfold otherwise a sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Group of 24 snapshot, silver prints, probably taken by the Prince of Wales

      [Windsor, august, 1915]. Folio. 24 gelatin silver prints, many being enlarged duplicates, some later; captioned in type, some captioned on rear in Edward's hand. . Includes: Princess Mary (4); the Hon. Sybil "Portia" Cadogan (2); Prince Henry with the same; Princess Mary with the Hon. Sybil Cadogan and others (2); George V with the Hon. Harry Stonor and Lord Milner, Frogmore Gardens; Princess Mary with Mrs. Sneyd and the Hon. Harry Stoner; George V, Queen Mary, and Princess Mary, inscribed by the Prince of Wales, "Mama Papa Mary"; Princess Mary and Queen Mary, inscribed by the Prince of Wales, "Mary, Mama," and on the reverse, "Windsor Aug 1915 on the castle terrace"

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        The Silver Chord

      Philadelphia: (The Author). [no date - circa 1915]. First. First edition. 48pp., frontispiece portrait. Hinges reinforced, front board stained, a fair only copy. Signed by the author beneath the frontispiece. Laid in is a brief two-page autograph note Signed ("Adolphus Johnson") dated 23 August 1921 from a hotel in Long Branch, NJ to a female correspondent in Point Pleasant, NJ excusing himself from not visiting her, but asking her to write, "because I want to be with you." Little is known about the author; this is his only volume of poetry. Exceptionally uncommon. OCLC lists only eight copies of this title in American libraries. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, August 4th, 1915 - Cover Photo of Dr. C.J. Hexamer - President of the German American Alliance - An Organization of Over 2,000,000 Americans - The War of 1920 (continued)

      The International Monthly, New York 1915 - 20 pages. Features: The Next Step of President Wilson; Friends of Peace, Organize! Organize!; The Trust of the Red Death - Article III - Premonitions of the Future - George Sylvester Viereck discusses how capital is diverted from peaceful employment to the establishment of a trust that will ean the fomenting and making of wars for profit; News from Austria-Hungary, by Dr. Ervin Acel-Starhemberg; German Week at the San Francisco Exposition; Famous English Preacher Pleads for Arms Embargo - Rev. Dr. Aked and Prof. Rauschenbusch Protest Against National Dishonor; The War of 1920 (continued); Russia as a Publisher Duplicates her Failure in Military Affairs; The London Morning Post Fears the Fatherland; Mr. Ochs's (of the New York Times) Fate?; Chip in for the Dernburg Fund; Henry James has done something; Full-page fascimile of letter to George Sylvester Viereck from Mrs. Carl L. Schurz asking him to be Editor of the English edition of "Weltkrieg" called World-War; A hint for the "American Machinist" - a publication which promotes the sale of poison shrapnel; Poultney Bigelow Again - an amusing clown; If The Fatherland were published in Germany - an interesting quotation from the Cedar Rapids Republican; Prof. Burgess's Book "The War of 1914" Boycotted by some of the leading book stores in New York; Facsimile of Mr. Viereck's reply to Mrs. Schurz - in the affirmative; The German Aims of Peace; - and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Openings/creases to upper corner of back cover at backstrip. This issue noteworthy in that for the first time we find a full-page back cover ad for Budweiser -with a George Washington theme. Until this issue, most advertisers in this publication had been of the smaller, local (New York City) variety. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      . Aquarellierte Lithographie, auf feinem Japan, auf Untersatz montiert, dort signiert, betitelt und als "Orig. Litho. Handkoloriert" bezeichnet. 29,3:20,7 cm. Etwas verbräunt und im unteren Bereich minimal knitterig. - Sehr selten! Die Signatur "N. Wächtler" bezieht sich auf das frühe Pseudonym der Künstlerin.. Trotz großer Widerstände seitens ihres Elternhauses, das sie schon im Alter von 16 Jahren verließ, absolvierte die Künstlerin 1915-1918 ein Studium an der Dresdener Kunstgewerbeschule, parallel ab 1916-1919 Mal- und Zeichenkurse an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. Ihr Interesse galt schon zu Beginn den avantgardistischen Kunstströmungen, Dadaismus und Expressionismus. Nach der schwierigen Ehe mit dem Maler und Opernsänger Kurt Lohse, der ein liederlich ausschweifendes Leben führte, so daß sie in permanenter Armut lebte, und mehrfacher Trennungen wurde sie zeitweise obdachlos. Ein dadurch bewirkter seelischer und körperlicher Zusammenbruch führte 1929 zu einem mehrwöchigen Aufenthalt in einer Nervenheilanstalt. Hier entstanden die berühmten "Friedrichsberger Köpfe", Porträts ihrer Mitpatientinnen, die ihr große Anerkennung in der Kunstwelt, aber kaum Verkäufe einbrachten. Anschließend schaffte sie die endgültige Trennung von ihrem Ehemann. Es entstanden nachfolgend Bilder des Hamburger Hafens, des Arbeiter- und Prostituiertenmilieus sowie Selbstbildnisse. Finanzieller Erfolg stellte sich allerdings noch immer nicht ein, so daß sie weiterhin in wirtschaftlicher Not lebte. Nach der Rückkehr in ihr Elternhaus nach Dresden und zunehmender seelischer und körperlicher Zerrüttung ließ ihr Vater sie 1932 aus Unverständnis und Hilflosigkeit in die Landes-Heil- und Pfleganstalt Arnsdorf bei Dresden einweisen. "Schizophrenie" wurde kurzerhand diagnostisiert. 1935 wurde sie in der Frauenklinik Dresden im Rahmen der nationalsozialistischen Eugenik, des "Erbgesundheitsgesetzes", zwangssterilisiert. Völlig gebrochen erlischt nahezu vollständig ihre Schaffenskraft. 1940 wurde sie im Zuge des nationalsozialistischen Programms "lebensunwertes Leben" in die Landes-Heil- und Pflegeanstalt Pirna-Sonnenstein deportiert und ermordet.

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        Old Readymoney's Daughter

      Published by S. W. Partridge & Co. Ltd., Old Bailey, London circa . 1915. - Hard back binding in publisher's original deco designed bottle green cloth covers, black and green title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 342 printed pages of text with 12 single-sided monochrome illustrations throughout, some of these are very much in the style of Sydney Paget. Prize plate to the front free end paper, small worm hole evidence to the gutters, light rubbing to the covers and in Very Good condition and without any age toning or foxing to the paper. We currently hold in stock 7 other titles by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A. STORIES FOR GIRLS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        INTORNO AL CASTELLO DI BRENO. Storia di Valle Camonica, Lago d’Iseo e vicinanze da Federico Barbarossa a S. Carlo Borromeo. Studio critico -su 1400 nuove fonti documentarie- giudicato dalla R. Accademia dei Lincei pel Concorso al Premio Reale.

      Associazione "Pro Valle Camonica" 1915 - gr. vol. in-8, pp. XIV, (2), 624, elegante rileg. mod. m. pelle con tit. oro al d., angoli, piatti in carta dec., con cop. orig. fig. conservata all'interno. Con molte tavv. raffiguranti antichi documenti e vedute della Val Camonica. Belliss. esempl. su carta forte. [391] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol

      Heinemann, London 1915 - Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full purple morocco, gilt titles and box design to spine, raised bands, gilt rule to boards, beautifully decorated gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with twelve color prints and eighteeen black and white. A truly beautiful and fine copy of this classic in a very handsome full leather binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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