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        Camera Work: Issue Number 48

      Alfred Stieglitz, New York 1916 - FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ISSUES OF CAMERA WORK: Issue number 48, introducing the work of Paul Strand. Complete with 9 original photogravures, including 1 by Frank Eugene, 6 by Paul Strand, 1 by Arthur Allen Lewis, and 1 by Francis Bruguière as well as 6 half-tone reproductions after photographs of '291' by Alfred Stieglitz. With original texts by Marius De Zayas and Marsden Hartley. "When in 1915 Stieglitz saw Strand's radically new approach to photography, which embraced the inherent characteristics of the medium and its materials together with the ideas of the artistic avant-garde, he felt committed, once again, to communicate in Camera Work the importance of photography as a vital art form. Stieglitz had been striving for precisely this synthesis of formal abstraction and poetic expressiveness, a synthesis which embodied an American aesthetic and syntax. In his October 1916 issue of Camera Work, Stieglitz wrote of Strand: 'His work is rooted in the best traditions of photography. His vision is potential. His work is pure. It is direct. It does not rely upon tricks of process. In whatever he does there is applied intelligence. In the history of photography there are but few photographers who, from the point of view of expression, have really done work of any importance. And by importance we mean work that has some relatively lasting quality, that element which gives all art its real significance'" (Kaspar M. Fleischmann in American Photography: Local and Global Contexts). Photogravures entitled (in the order they appear) The Cat by Frank Eugene, New York [Wall Street], Telegraph Poles, New York [Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street], New York [Rooftops], New York [Washington Heights, New York], and New York [City Hall Park] by Paul Strand; Winter by Arthur Allen Lewis; and A Portrait by Francis Bruguière. Containing original articles entitled "From '291'-July-August Number, 1915" by Marius De Zayas and "Epitaph for Alfred Stieglitz" by Marsden Hartley. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, October 1916. Quarto (23 cm x 35 cm, approx. 9" x 12"), original gray wrappers. General edgewear to fragile wrappers with splitting to upper joint of spine. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Gitanjali: Song Offerings

      New York: The Macmillan Company 1916 - 8vo., dark green cloth lettered in gilt with an ornate cover design in black; slightly soiled. Bolpur edition, published in October 1916, with a 15-page introduction by W. B. Yeats (not recorded in Wade). This copy signed by Tagore on the front free endpaper. A gorgeous copy rarely found signed. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Heidelberg, 24. VIII. 1916.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An eine Dame: "Leider ist es mir nicht möglich in der Ferne den Fall zu beurteilen. Wenn die Kur in Joachimsthal beendet ist, oder keinen genügenden Erfolg hatte, könnte die Patientin vielleicht in unser hiesiges Samariterhaus kommen, wo alle rationellen Mittel zur Heilung der Krankheit versucht werden [...]".

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        Japanese Art and Handicraft, an Illustrated Record of the Loan Exhibition Held in Aid of the British Red Cross in October-November 1915

      London, England: Yamanaka, 1916. This is copy no. 86 of a limited edition of 175 copies only. Two parts bound in one. NOT ex-library. Finished printing on February 22, 1915. Printed by Riddle, Smith & Duffus, collotypes by the Photophane Company, and color plates by the Mempes Engraving Company. Approximately 12.5 x 10 inches. Bound in contemporary [?] oxblood-colored half morocco, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and rules to the spine, and with olive drab buckram boards. Hubbed spine to a handsome effect. Unbumped spine head and tail, with very gently bumped and abraded corners. The lower rear corner with abrading to the center, minor. Binding generally unsoiled and well-preserved. A most attractive binding. T.E.G. Marbled paper pastedowns and FEPs and with strong hinges. Text block firmly bound in. With 213 numbered pages of text plus CLXX full-page plates, a few of which are in color, the remainder in collotype, and all on heavy coated stock. Most of the plates with pristine tissue guards. An immensely clean copy. A hint of age toning to all pages, quite minor. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. It seems unlikely that a finer copy exists. Scarce in any condition.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

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        Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot

      Washington: Published by the Hydrographic Office under the Authority of the Secretary of the Navy, Government Printing Office,, 1916. Comprising the Suez Canal, the Gulfs of Suez and Akaba, the Red Sea and Strait of Bab el Mandeb, the Gulf of Aden with Sokotra and adjacent Islands, and the Southeast Coast of Arabia to Ras al Hadd. Octavo. Original red-brown cloth, title gilt to spine and front board. Folding colour map frontispiece. Bookplate to front free endpaper. A little rubbed and spotted, spine marked and with minor damage at the head, corners slightly bumped, light toning, but a very good copy. First edition of this naval almanac, to be distinguished from the British title of the same name, first published in 1863, though deriving most of its information from the sixth edition (1909) of that publication. Uncommon: only one copy in British libraries (Oxford), though more prevalent in American institutions, and seldom encountered in commerce. Beyond the specifically maritime aspects, including coastal geography, these handbooks did provide basic background on local conditions, climate, items of trade and so forth. Of particular interest is their account of settlements unrecognisable today: Jeddah "is ½ mile square, and inclosed [sic] by a wall, with small towers at intervals, the angles toward the sea being commanded by two forts" (p. 311), whereas Aqaba "is a small Arab village, in an extensive date grove … Close to the village is a small square fort, garrisoned by Turkish soldiers" (p. 278).

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        Stilleben mit gerupftem Hahn" originales Ölgemälde auf Malpappe ca.48x67cm; rechts unten signiert und datiert 1916

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        Saiga Shokunin Burui. ?????? [Occupations of Workmen]

      Reprint edition.. Taisho 5. 1916.. TWO VOLUMES, two-page color woodblock prints throughout (15 in first volume, 13 in second volume) on double leaves, oriental style, 12 x 8 1/2 inches, decorative paper covers (Japanese thread binding fukurokuji) with title labels. Light abrasion to cover extremities, threads of second volume have broken, interiors very clean and bright. This is a reprint edition, with color woodblock print illustrations, of the original 18th century publication. The images of artisans of the Edo period are informative and beautifully rendered, combining illustrations of craftsmen at work with evocative social detail eg in one image a young child competes for the attention of a woman working. .

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        The Works of Gilbert Parker. Imperial Edition. [23 Volumes, Finely Bound]

      Charles Scribner. Hardcover. New York, 1916-1923. Complete in 23 volumes. An attractive finely bound set in near fine condition with a few stray scuffs to bindings and some normal fading to spines. Half red crushed morocco over orange cloth. Spines in six compartments with raised bands and gilt decorative inlays. This set was sold by subscription only and is difficult to find complete and in such nice shape. An attractive set. . Very Good. First Edition.

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        Map of Mining Claims, Butte and Vicinity, Montana

      Butte, MT: Harper, MacDonald, & Co.. Very Good. 1916. Hardcover. Pocket map of mining claims near Butte, MT. Map measures 37" x 49" fully opened, glued onto linen and sewn into dark red cloth hard cover with gilt text. Cover is rubbed on edges, corners are bumped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Rast auf der Flucht nach Ägypten. Lithographie.

      1916.. Signiert, datiert und gewidmet "am 16.4. seid Ihr beide, meine lieben Horstmanns, / wieder in Villeneuve erschienen, immer ist es ein Fest / für [...] Euren OKokoschka 1960". Im Stein monogrammiert. Auf Werkdruckpapier. - Obere Ecken verso mit Montierungsresten, partiell leicht durchschlagend. Ränder teils mit schwachen Gebrauchsspuren, untere linke Ecke mit mehreren Knickspuren. 22,5 x 29 cm. Papier: 27,8 x 35 cm.. Wingler / Welz 84. Söhn HDO 10618-4. Erschienen bei Paul Cassirer, Berlin 1916 in "Der Bildermann". - Die Komposition dieser Lithographie basiert auf dem 1530 entstandenen Gemälde "Apollo und Diana" von Lukas Cranach d.Ä.. Ein Probeabzug trägt Kokoschkas handschriftlichen Zusatz "Kranach ist mein Meister OKokoschka". (W./W. S. 101). - Winzige Braunfleckchen, teilweise mit montierungsbedingten Flecken in der oberen Ecke. Untere rechte Ecke mit etwas stärkeren Knicken, Oberrand mit minimalen Griffknicken. - Verso: Max Slevogt. Symbole der Zeit X - Mit Waffen fuchtelnde Menschenmassen, Lithographie. Im Stein signiert und betitelt. Söhn HDO 10618-3.

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        An illuminated address (visible image 390 x 260 mm) presented 'To H. Basford Esq. On behalf of the Presbyterian Church of Murray Bridge and Monarto', December 1916.

      - An attractive calligraphic testimonial to the outgoing Honorary Secretary, in blue ink on a two-tone blue background within a decorative gilt border, signed by nine senior members of the congregation. It is surmounted by a large ornamental scroll, a mass of wattle blossom and a large vignette illustration of a paddle steamer towing a heavily-laden barge on the River Murray. The copious amounts of dirty smoke belching forth are starkly realistic - an unexpected bonus on an otherwise routine production. The work is signed 'Niehuus & Lucy, Adelaide'; we are unsure when they commenced work together, but the partnership was dissolved four months after this commission was completed. Minimal foxing and light surface blemishes do not detract from this charming period piece, recently archivally mounted. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Kriegstagebuch I./II. (Dezember 1915 bis August 1916 / September 1916 bis August 1917 - 2 Bände).

      wohl Berlin, 1916/17.. Mit 119 montierten Original-Photographien im Format ca. 9 x 14 cm, 77 Anlagen (75 gefalteten Karten, Tabellen und Diagrammen), drei separate Hefte in Leinentasche, 166 Seiten, 237 Seiten, Typoskript, Originalleinen, 32 x 22 cm,. Einband teils angestaubt und etwas lichtrandig, innen sauber. Mit dem Kriegseintritt Bulgariens im Oktober 1915 ergab sich für die deutsche Militärführung die Möglichkeit ein umfassendes militärischen Anforderungen genügendes Telegraphennetz nach Konstantinopel und darüber hinaus aufzubauen. Die vorliegenden Bände dokumentieren die Aufstellung und Tätigkeit der "Telegraphenabteilung Balkan" (bis Dezember 1915 unter dem Namen "Telegraphenabteilung Sofia") mit Beschreibungen der örtlichen Verhältnisse. Bibliographisch für mich nicht nachweisbar.

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        Kriegsgefangene. Hundert Steinzeichnungen von Hermann Struck. Mit Begleitworten von F. von Luschan. Ein Beitrag zur Völkerkunde im Weltkriege. Mit 60 Textabbildungen und 100 Original-Lithographien von Hermann Struck.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer ( Ernst Vohsen ), 1916. - FLUR Folio ( 38,5 x 28 cm). Originalleinwandband mit goldgeprägtem Reckentitel und Verlagsvignette. Der Einband unschön fleckig, Ecken und Kapitale etwas bestoßen. 3 Blätter Titelei mit Verzeichnis der Textbilder und Steinzeichnungen, 27 (+1) Seiten Vorwort mit den 60 Textabbildungen, 1 Blatt Zwischentitel, 50 Blätter mit den 100 ganzseitigen Lithos. Die Lithographien mit Legende, teilweise vorsichtig in Bleistift um die Standorte ergänzt. Im Innenbereich richtig schönes und schön sauberes Exemplar. Seltene erste Ausgabe. -- Handschriftlicher Vorbesitzernamenszug Hans v. Mechel. Basel, Weihnachten 1917 am oberen Rand des Titelblattes. Kleiner roter Zensurstempel auf der Titelblattmitte. 1800

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        Weisheits Perlen eines Wahnsinnigen. Gesammelte Dichtungen des Verfasser's mit etwa 23 Originalbildern Erste und letzte Auflage

      Chicago 1916 - A handmade illustrated book written in German of uncommon merit both in its cartoonish illustrations and verse. Indeed, the quality of the production begs the question why the author/artist did not attempt to have this published, although the German text, especially in 1916 America, might have not been helpful to such an undertaking. We can infer from his calling this the first and last edition that he did not hold hope or ambition for further dissemination.

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        Armenian Legends and Poems. Illustrated and Compiled by Zabelle C. Boyajan. With an Introduction by the Right Hon. Viscount Bryce, and a Contribution on "Armenia: Its Epics, Folk-Songs, and Medieval Poetry", by Aram Raffi.

      London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., n.d. (1916). - Folklore / Mythology / Medievalism. First Edition. Large 4to. Publisher's green cloth, gilt, in original dustwrapper. Embellished with 12 colour plate illustrations Corners bumped, light foxing, gilt to spine a little dull. Jacket is rubbed and frayed to extremities with small chips to corners and foot of spine, larger one to head of spine. Illustrations are clean and sharp. A lovely copy, unusual in its dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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        Aus einem neuzeitlichen Totentanz". Ein riesiger Mann (Donnergott Thor?) schlägt mit einem Hammer auf den am Boden liegenden Tod ein, dieser mit Stundenglas.

      - Lithographie, mit Bleistift sign. "EBarlach", 1916, 29 x 21 cm. Schult 78. - Mit sehr breitem Rand. Tadellos.

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        Mountain Interval

      New York: Holt, 1916. First. hardcover. near fine. Thin 8vo, blue cloth; bookplate. New York: Holt, (1916). First Edition. Pages 84/85 are toned from previous insertion of a paper, but otherwise the text is in clean, a small closed tear in the margin of page 51 not affecting text. The first of Frost's books issued under American copyright. Inscribed on the front fly-leaf: "With the pleasantest recollections of your visit on these mountains last summer/ Robert Frost/ December 1916". First issue, with line 6 on p. 88 omitted. Frost has crossed out the repeated line, and written the missing line in the margin. He has also crossed out the word "Come" on p. 93, and substituted "Gone".

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        FEAR GOD AND TAKE YOUR OWN PART

      New York: George H. Doran Company, (1916). First Edition. Hardcover. Spine and covers lightly soiled, more so to the spine which is faded. Some pencil notations in text, including the pages Roosevelt points out; an old bookseller's description tipped-in to the front pastedown. Otherwise unmarked, tight, and square. Very Good. Second state binding of tan cloth with black lettering. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "Inscribed for/Roger S. Lewis/with the best wishes/of/Theodore Roosevelt/Thanksgiving Day 1917/pp 103-109." In the pages Roosevelt cites he advocates universal service with mandatory military training as part of high school, the results being especially beneficial to immigrants in an effort to integrate them into a national identity. "The fundamental evil in this country is the lack of sufficiently general appreciation of the responsibility of citizenship.

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        Japanese Art and Handicraft, an Illustrated Record of the Loan Exhibition Held in Aid of the British Red Cross in October-November 1915

      London, England: Yamanaka, 1916. This is copy no. 86 of a limited edition of 175 copies only. Two parts bound in one. NOT ex-library. Finished printing on February 22, 1915. Printed by Riddle, Smith & Duffus, collotypes by the Photophane Company, and color plates by the Mempes Engraving Company. Approximately 12.5 x 10 inches. Bound in contemporary [?] oxblood-colored half morocco, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and rules to the spine, and with olive drab buckram boards. Hubbed spine to a handsome effect. Unbumped spine head and tail, with very gently bumped and abraded corners. The lower rear corner with abrading to the center, minor. Binding generally unsoiled and well-preserved. A most attractive binding. T.E.G. Marbled paper pastedowns and FEPs and with strong hinges. Text block firmly bound in. With 213 numbered pages of text plus CLXX full-page plates, a few of which are in color, the remainder in collotype, and all on heavy coated stock. Most of the plates with pristine tissue guards. An immensely clean copy. A hint of age toning to all pages, quite minor. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. It seems unlikely that a finer copy exists. Scarce in any condition.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Storhetstidens litterära krigsbyten. En kulturhistorisk-bibliografisk studie [The war booty of the era of the [Swedish] Empire. A culture-historical-bibliographical study]. A.a. I-II.

      1916 - Uppsala, 1916-20. (6),367,(2) + (6),510,(1) pp. & plates. Two volumes in cloth, sprinkled top edges, all other edges trimmed. Front wrappers preserved. First volume slightly well-read. Slight soiling to covers and spines. A good copy with dedication to Erik Scavenius and his bookplate.The bibliophile edition printed i 200 numbered copies, of which this is number 179. The work was also published as a dissertation, which lacks plates. A standard reference on the systematic plundering of libraries by the Swedes during the wars in the 17th century, when Sweden emerged as a Great Power. Among the affected regions and countries were the Baltic States, Bohemia, Denmark, Poland och Germany. Erik Scavenius (1877-1962) was a politician for the Radikale venstre party in Denmark. He eventuelly became the country's foreign minister and later served as its prime minister in 1942-45. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Montenegro. [Photoalbum].

      1916/1917.. gr.-4°. 27 Bll. Mit 106 mont. Orig.-Photographien (11,5 x 16,5 cm.). Ln. d. Zt. Berieb.. Orig.-Photos u. a. in Silbergelatine zeigen Ansichten v. Landschaften, Städten, militär. u. kommunalen Einrichtungen während des Ersten Weltkrieges in den Jahren 1916 und 1917. Mit Ansichten von Cetinje, Rijeka, Virpazar, Bar, Ulcini, Njegusi, Deutsche U-Boot-Offiziere, Podgorica, Souz, Danilovgrad, Plav, Ipek, Djakova, Decani, Cattaro...

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        Capriccio.

      1916 - Nudo femminile e pianta di pesco, forse la personificazione dell’estate. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Benvenuto Disertori" di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti, scheda n. 20 p. 33. Firma autografa dell’artista. Unico stato, senza alcuna scritta incisa. Formato: Acquaforte e bulino e puntasecca, mm. 181x281 (inc.), mm. 233x296 (las.). Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        Dans les Flandres britanniques. British Expeditionary Force, Mai 1915 - Janvier 1916

      Original, one of 300 ex numbered on vellum, one draw with 50 Holland Edition. Illustrated book of 24 drawings by Jean-Emile Ploughman. Rare and nice copy. Dorbon ainé Paris s.d. (1916) 25,5x33,5cm broché

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        El Dschihad. Zeitung für die muhammedanischen Kriegsgefangenen. Nr. 46. Turkotatarische Ausgabe.

      Berlin, 14. XI. 1916. - Folio (469 × 314 mm). 3, (1) pp. Promoting jihad: official policy. The diplomat, orientalist, and historian Max von Oppenheim (1860-1946) had published a memorandum as early as 1914 on "revolutionizing the Islamic territories of our enemies", i.e. trying to persuade religious leaders in the Muslim world to call for a Holy War against colonial powers such as Britain and France. Allied to this was a campaign to try and radicalize Muslim prisoners of war (a mosque was even erected in one camp, Wünsdorf - the first ever built in Germany) through printed matter, such as the camp newspaper "El Dschihad". Circulation began on 5 March 1915, with editions produced in Arabic, Russian, and - the largest print-run - Tartar (reaching 91 issues, the last published on 22 October 1918). Similar newspapers, under different names, were also issued in Georgian, Hindi, and Urdu. The only holdings outside Germany located by WorldCat are at the Hoover Institution (Arabic, Russian, and Tartar editions) and the Library of Congress (Russian edition). Not in COPAC. - Toned due to paper stock; two small wormholes at head; creased where previously folded. ZDB-ID 2079196-3. OCLC 643380726.

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        Drawings of the Flags in Use at the Present Time by Various Nations

      London: [Eyre & Spottiswoode]. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and bumped with slight wear along edges and corners. Light scattered foxing. Details of previous owner on fep. Plates bright. [1916]. Reprint. Black/gilt hardback cloth cover with gilt motif. 280mm x 190mm (11" x 7"). 39pp+plates. 200 coloured lithographed plates by H. & C. Graham. .

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        Hamlet. Deutsch von Wilhelm Schlegel und Ludwig Tieck.

      Jena, Diederichs 1916.. 4°. 3 Bl., 213 S., 1 Bl. Rotes OSaffianleder. mit Rückenschild und Vergoldung. Entwurf von E.R. Weiß.. Vorzugsausgabe in 150 numerierten Exemplaren auf Strathmore-Japan. Unser Exemplar trägt die Nummer 98.

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        The Luck of The Strong

      London, Eveleigh Nash. 1916, 1916. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's original burgundy cloth, titled in black to spine and front board, sharp and clean with the a slight hint of darkening to the spine. 316pp + 100pp ads dated Spring 1916. Corners sharp. An excellent copy, with none of the usual bumping and scuffing. Internally slightly spotted with foxing to prelims. A scarce collection of Hodgson's 'straight from the horse's mouth' tales of seagoing courage and knavery. William Hope Hodgson was, for the duration of his short life, an amazing man. He ran away to sea, travelled the world, was one of the first men to photograph stalk lightning on the open ocean, ( he was an accomplished self taught photographer), taught self defense to the police force, fought for the rights of cabin boys, annoyed Houdini, founded his own school of fitness, wrote a large body of wierd and macabre fiction (much of which, unsurprisingly deals with the sea), tried very hard at everything he attempted and finally got killed in 1918 as part of an army of young men sent into battle by a Field Marshall whose contribution to history (other than to get them all killed) was to firmly believe that machine guns were overrated and that cavalry were to be the deciding factor on a battlefield which consisted of one giant, flooded pothole. Hurrah for the Empire.

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        A Gift to the State: the National Stud [presented to the nation by Col. W. Hall Walker]. A memorial of it, compiled, edited and decorated by G. A. Fothergill. With portraits by Lynwood Palmer & the editor

      [Edinburgh : Printed by T. & A. Constable] 1916 - Physical description; xv, 235 p. : ill. ; 37 cm. Subjects; Horses - Pictorial works. Horses - Pedigrees - Breeding. Physical descriptionxvi,235p : ill., 18 col.plates, 3 collotype reprod.in monochrome, 27 line drawings ; 36 cm. Notes; The National Stud was presented to the nation by Col. W. Hall Walker in Jan. 1916. 625 copies printed: 325 form the "edition de luxe" and 300 for this, the "ordinary edition". Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked, decorated cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 235 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE WRITINGS OF JOHN MUIR: THE MANUSCRIPT EDITION. TEN VOLUMES

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916-24. First edition, 1/750 sets, with a page of manuscript from Muir's writings bound in. 8vo. 10 volumes: xvi, (2), 427, (1); x (2), 271, (1); xiii, (1), 398, (1); ix, (1), 300, (1); vii, (1), 308, (1); xi, (1), 399, (1); xxxii, (2), 303, (1); ix, (3), 390, (1); vi, (6), 308, (1); (6), 453, (1) pp. Illustrated from photographs by Herbert W. Gleason, "who has tramped with Mr. Muir in the Sierra and has visited many other places described in these volumes," Charles S. Olcott, and E.S. Curtis, frontispiece portrait of the author in volume one, plates, maps, several folding. In this set, the leaf of manuscript is from chapter eight of Muir's Mountains of California (New York, 1894), describing the Nut Pine tree.BAL 14775. Spines a little sunned, though uniformly, but a very good partially unopened, untrimmed set. Original green cloth, leather spine labels (some rubbing). (#6182)

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        Zeppelin Nights A London Entertainment

      London, John Lane at The Bodley Head. 1916, 1916. FIRST EDITION. 8vo.; pp. 307+ 4 ads. Publisher's green decorated cloth, titles in yellow to front boards, gilt to spine, page edges untrimmed. Discreet Blackwell's label to pastedown, minor bumping to extremities, gilt dulled, otherwise a very clean and tight copy of a lesser known work dealing with Zeppelin paranoia in WWI London, and possibly one of the few places one could encounter a line like; "Her horror slowly upspreads from its nodus on the panting human breast where she squats and crouches." Arguably one of the earliest works of fiction to depict the possible social and psychological effects of an air raid. In addition to this the whole thing is as mad as a sack of ferrets; who christens their child 'Serapion', for crying out loud? Written during his time at the War Propoganda Bureau, shortly after publication of 'The Good Soldier' (1915), and just before Ford, at the age of 41, enlisted to serve with the Welsh Infantry on the Western Front, his experiences inspiring the acclaimed tetralogy 'Parade's End' (1924–1928).

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        Le Potomak 1913-1914 précédé d'un Prospectus 1916

      New edition.Signed autograph of the author Odile Lespinasse enriched with a drawing representing the face of a young man in profile.Book illustrated with drawings of the author Text-out.Dos discolored as usual. Stock Paris 1931 12x19cm broché

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        The Circus and Other Essays

      New York: Laurence J. Gomme, 1916. First edition, first issue. [viii], 79, [1] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Publisher's half brown cloth and boards. Near fine, in orange pictorial dust-jacket with clown holding flaming circus hoop, jacket toned at spine panel, with some chipping to extremities of jacket. With obituary and other contemporary notices and poem pasted in to preliminaries and final leaf, and with manuscript poem, "Joyce Kilmer" by George Steele Seymour, on half-title. With Kilmer ALS from the Front with Mention of His War Poem "Rogue Bouquet" With a fine Autograph Letter, signed ("Joyce Kilmer"), to Miss Olson, written from the front. Headquarters Co., 165th Infantry A.E.F. France, n.d., but after Nov. 1917. 1-1/2 pages, tipped in after title-page. "It was kind of you to send me the book of tickets, and I am honored by thus becoming the guest of the Chicago Woman's Club ... I'm more homesick for [Chicago] than for any other city in America (you see, Larchmont Manor isn't a city) ... I think you will like my poem 'Rogue Bouquet.' I am a sergeant now, and never expect to go any higher. For, to get a commission I'd be obliged to go to school away from the Regiment for some months and when school was over I'd be sent - whether or not I had gained a commission - not back to this Regiment but to some strange outfit. And I'd rather be a sergeant in the 69th than an officer in any other Regiment ..." Kilmer was proud of his position in the "Fighting Sixty-ninth" (though by his time known as the 165th Infantry) and had requested permission to join its ranks. Kilmer was killed in action 30 July 1918 while scouting German machine-gun positions near the Ourcq River.

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        Hausbau und dergleichen; mit 107 Zeichnungen und Photographien eigener Arbeiten.

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1916. 8vo. Original, worn, but solid hardcover boards. Spine very worn, but still solid. 146 pages. Inside clean.. 1. edition. Very scarce first printing of the most famous of Tessenow's writings, Hausbau und dergleichen ("House-Building and Such Things".). Tessenow (1876-1950) is considered together with Bruno Taut, Erich Mendelsohn, Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe one of the most important personalities of German architecture."Tessenow's basic ideas were expressed in his text Hausbau und Dergleichen, a very didactic book in which he goes over the basic and permanent issues of architecture, as well as presenting his projected work until 1916. One of the basic ideas is not to subtract from architecture the dignity that it has gained over the years. This argument was shared by the Italian architects who, during the fifties and after, defended the primordial importance of tradition in architecture, of the effort accumulated during centuries of experience and the distrust versus the experimentalist rhetorics who seek the formal renewal of architecture. Another basic idea is that of identifying craftwork with traditional bourgeois values. This leads him to give importance to the aspiration for order, loyalty and rigour as fundamental bourgeois values. Order, simplicity and clarity are also related to repetition as instruments used by simple people. This makes him tend towards a sort of primitive functionalism, a minimalist architecture that seeks to produce a strong and rich impression by means of repetition. In his books and his work, Tessenow always defended a rigorous research task of the essential forms: "The simplicity to which we aspire can represent the greatest richness, just as the formal variety that we have at our disposal can reveal itself as very poor". (JOSEP MARIA MONTANER)

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        La Parisienne et la Guerre. 5e édition.

      - Collection "Bellum". Paris, Georges Crès et Cie, 1916. Petit in-16 (10 x 15,5 cm), relié plein cartonnage bordeaux moderne façon lézard, pièce de titre en papier contre-collée au dos, gardes marbrées, 2 feuillets blancs ajoutés + plat supérieur d'origine conservé + 2 feuillets (blanc liminaire et faux-titre) + portrait photographique en frontispice, conservé sous serpente, représentant l'auteur accoudé à sa table de travail + titre à l'emblème de l'éditeur (par VIBERT) + 162 pages (texte) + 1 feuillet (table) + extrait du catalogue de l'éditeur formant 8 feuillets + plat inférieur et dos d'origine conservés + 2 feuillets blancs ajoutés. (Plats d'origine légèrement salis, rousseurs éparses sur les tranches et la plupart des pages). Frontispice bien préservé. 5e édition publiée la même année que l'originale (cf. Talvart et Place; tome IV, page 263, colonne 1, numéro 30, et Thieme, page 601, colonne 1). Réunion de trois conférences prononcées au cours de l'année 1915 (à la Société des Conférences, à l'Université des Annales et au "His-Majesty's Theatre" de Londres) : La Parisienne et la Guerre. Un voyage en Allemagne. France et Angleterre.

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        Florilège des poèmes de Théophile de Viau. Précédé du Tombeau de Théophile par de Scudéry

      In - 4 (280 x 232 mm), (87) pp., bradel demi - maroquin aubergine, coins, dos lisse orné d'un motif mosaïqué, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture illustrée et dos conservés (reliure signée Trinckvel). Illustré par Charles de Fontenay de 39 compositions dessinées et gravées sur bois, dont la couverture, 19 grandes vignettes, et 19 culs - de - lampe. Tirage limité à 351 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 300 sur vergé Canson & Montgolfier (N°195). Premier tirage d'un des rares livres illustrés par cet artiste tué le 10 janvier 1916 au champ d'honneur au combat de la Main - de - Massiges. Ex - libris Olivier Sainsere. (dos légèrement passé, quelques menus frottements). / / Quarto (280 x 232 mm), (87) pp., bradel three - quarter aubergine morocco, smooth spine tooled with an inlaid pattern, top edge gilt, uncut, illustrated cover and spine preserved (binding signed Trinckvel). Illustrated by Charles de Fontenay with 39 compositions, drawn and engraved on wood, including the cover, 19 large vignettes, and 19 culs - de - lampe. Limited printing of 351 numbered copies ; one of the 300 on " vergé Canson & Montgolfier " (N°195). First printing of one of the rare books illustrated by this artist, killed on January, 10th, 1916 on the field of honour during the fight of La Main - de - Massiges. Bookplate Olivier Sainsere. (spine lightly faded, some minor rubbings).

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        Hamster, auf den Hinterbeinen stehend mit Ähre im Maul.

      1916 1916 - Lithographie, 1916, auf Bütten, signiert. 26,5:39,5 cm. – Wenig fleckig. sonst tadellos. Selten! Vorzugsdruck außerhalb der Auflage, ohne die Signatur im Stein sowie ohne die Titelzeile unter der Darstellung „Der Hamster (Cricetus frennentarius)", erschienen in: „Der Bildermann", 1. Jg., Nr. 12 (20.09.1916), bei P. Cassirer, Berlin. Literatur: Ausst. Katalog: Der Tierbildhauer August Gaul. Hrsg. von Ursel Berger. Berlin/Hamburg/Hanau, 1999/2000, Nr. 113.

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        Album with 20 Original Photographs, Titled on the Front Cover:] Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918). Photo Album.

      1916 - Ca. 1916 - early 1918. Oblong Folio (ca. 24,5x32 cm), 7 card leaves. 20 mounted gelatin silver prints of various size, including two large aerial panoramas ca. 15,5x27,5 cm (6 ¼ x 10 ¾ in) or slightly smaller, and nine large photos ca. 12,5x16,5 cm (4 ¾ x 6 ½ in), the rest of images are ca. 9x13 cm (3 ½ x 5 ¼ in) and smaller. Three images numbered in negative. Handsome recent red full morocco album with gilt tooled decorative frame (with the Iron Cross) and title on the front board, and blind stamped decorative border on the rear border; white moiré endpapers. Two panoramas consist of two parts neatly stuck together, several images with minor silvering, but overall a near fine album. Rare collection of original photographs dedicated to the German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I, including some of the last portraits of Manfred von Richthofen. The album opens with two views of Heidelberg and six aerial views of an airfield and a hangar constructed near a West European city, apparently one of the German airbases at the time, in Belgium or France. The photos include two large two-part panoramas and show the aircraft hangar, a small plane on the landing strip, surrounding infrastructure (service buildings, a railway leading to the hangar), and a small European city within medieval star like defensive walls. A series of six photos portray an inspection of a German air force base by the German High Command headed by Paul von Hindenburg, Germany's Chief of General Staff since 1916. There is also a picture of the German mechanics servicing a biplane fighter which is decorated with the iron crosses painted on the tail and wings (late insignia with a simple rectangular cross which was used in March/April - November 1918). The album closes with three important photograph portraits of several of Germany¿s top pilots gathered for the flying contest at the Adlershof aviation testing center outside Berlin in mid-January 1918. The photos depict exactly the same moment as the "Richthofen Film" (part 2) made by A.F.G. Fokker in 1918 (see the original video at Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive online; copyright by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum). The first photo shows famous German ace Manfred von Richthofen or "Red Baron" (1892-1918; the top ace of the war, credited with 80 air combat victories) talking to Hans Klein (1891-1944), a German fighter ace credited with 22 aerial victories, awarded with the Iron Cross and the Pour le Merite order, or "Blue Max" in October 1917. The second photo portrays Adolf von Tutscheck (1891-1918), Commander of Jagdgeschwader 2 since February 1918, awarded with the Blue Max in August 1917. On the photo he is shown in a flight hat and wearing his Blue Max. The third photo is a group portrait of six of German fighter pilots (from left to right): Lt. Erich Löwenhardt (1897-1918; the third highest German flying ace with 54 victories, awarded with the Blue Max in May 1918); Oberlt. Bruno Loerzer (1891-1960; commander of Jasta 26, later of Jasta III, the third of the German famous "flying circuses," awarded with the Blue Max in February 1918); Manfred von Richthofen, Lt. Kurt Schwarzenberger (chief test pilot for the experimental fighter division of Idflieg); Hans Klein; Albert Mühlig-Hofmann (1886-1980, commander of the Field Equipment Service of Idflieg). Note that Hans Klein is shown wearing his Blue Max and still possesses his right index finger (shot off in combat on 19 February 1918). These portraits are one of the last depictions of Adolf von Tutscheck (killed in action on March 15, 1918), Manfred von Richthofen (killed in action on April 21, 1918), and Erich Löwenhardt (killed in action on August 10, 1918). Overall a very interesting historically significant photograph collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CATALOGUE OF THE FIRST EXHIBITION. With THIRD EXHIBITION. With SIXTH EXHIBITION. With NINTH EXHIBITION. With ELEVENTH EXHIBITION

      London: Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society, 1916. original paper wrappers. Bookbinding. small 8vo. original paper wrappers. 180,(2); 281,(3); 150,(2); 188,(2); 309,(3) pages. Five of the catalogues issued in conjunction with the Exhibitions. A descriptive catalogue on different methods of creating art. The first catalogue contains a six page preface by Walter Crane. T.J. Cobden-Sanderson has provided a two page description of accompanying lectures by William Morris, Emery Walker and Cobden-Sanderson, and two others. Introductory notes accompany each of the 11 sections and include text by William Morris on textiles, Emery Walker on printing and T.J. Cobden-Sanderson on bookbinding. These notes are followed by the descriptions of all the items in the exhibition and an index of participants. Beautifully printed at the Chiswick Press, Charles Whittingham and Company. The Third catalogue contains a five page preface by Walter Crane followed by numerous essays on furniture and its design by various authors. The Sixth catalogue contains an essay by Walter Crane on "The Late President of the Society, William Morris." The Ninth catalogue contains a six page foreword by Walter Crane. The Eleventh catalogue contains a 12 page foreword by H. Wilson.The First, Third and Sixth catalogues have "Under Revision" printed in corner of front cover. Chip out of bottom edge of the front wrapper of the Sixth catalogue is the only defect in this well preserved group.

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        The World Crisis 1916 - 1918. [Parts I and II, complete]

      2 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, with 2 folding facsimiles, 16 maps and charts (11 folding and a number coloured in outline), 2 folding tables and 18 maps and charts in the text, free endpapers moderately browned as usual, some light and scattered spotting; original navy blue cloth, upper boards blocked in blind, gilt backs, an unusually bright, clean, crisp copy. Complete with the errata slips at p.52 (part I) and at half - title (part II). This is volume three, parts of I and II of Churchill's masterly history of the Great War. As an account of the years 1916 - 1918 the two parts are complete in themselves. Very scarce in anything like this condition. Woods, A(31)a.

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        Akt Anni.

      1916 1916 - 8 Kaltnadelradierungen mit leichtem Plattenton, 1916, gedruckt in Schwarzbraun, in 8 verschiedenen Druckzuständen, sämtlich signiert und von anderer Hand jeweils mit dem Zustand bezeichnet. Je 24,7:19,5 cm. Vorzügliche und breitrandige Abdrucke auf kräftigem chamoisfarbenem Japan (3), Kupferdruckpapier (4), oder Bütten (1), sämtlich in ältere Passepartouts montiert sowie mit Sammlerstempel: PK im Queroval (blau) versehen. Kalckreuth studierte an der Kunstschule von Weimar und ab 1878 an der Akademie in München. Ab 1885 arbeitete er als Kunstmaler und -lehrer in Weimar. Von 1895 bis 1899 war er Professor an der Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Karlsruhe, von 1899 bis 1906 an der Stuttgarter Akademie. 1898 war er Gründunsmitglied des Stuttgarter Künstlerbundes, 1908 Mitbegründer des Künstlerbundes Schlesien. Ab 1906 lebte und arbeitete Kalckreuth bei Hamburg. Seine Porträt-, Genre- und Landschaftsbilder sind einem naturalistischen Realismus zuzuordnen, nähern sich jedoch mitunter dem Impressionismus.

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        Atlas of a Part of Suffolk County Long Island, New York. South Side-Ocean Shore: Volume Two: Including Townships of Southampton and Easthampton, Shelter Island

      Brooklyn New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1916. List of Maps collated complete; all are hand colored; 29 double page maps + 2 index maps at front; approximately 16 1/2" x 26" size opened; locations shown include all of the South Fork of Long Island's East End: Amagansett Art Village, Bridgehampton, Buena Vista, Canoe Place, Cobb, Divinity Hill, Deerfield, Dering Harbor, Eastport, East Quogue, Easthampton, Eastside Flanders, Freetown, Fireplace, Flying Point, Good Ground, Grassy Hollow, Georgica, Hay Ground, Hampton Park, Hardscrabble, Harbor View, Hither Woods, Jericho, Kingston, Long Springs, Lazy Point, Montauk, Maidstone Park, Montauk Association, Mecox, Montauk Point, Montauk Lawns, Newtown, North Sea, Noyack, North Haven, Napeague Beach, O'Neck Point, Oakville, Olympic Heights, Ponquogue, Promised Land, Pine Neck, Pantigo, Quogue, Quiogue, Riverhead, Remsenberg, Rose Grove, Riverhead Estates, Rampasture, Southampton, Southampton Extension, Speonk, Shinnecock Hills, Shelter Island, Sag Harbor, Squiretown, Scuttle Hole, The Springs, Sagaponack, Shelter Island Heights, Six Roads, Springville, South Bar, Tiana Beach, Tuckahoe, Tiana, Vanderbilt Park, Westhampton, Westhampton Beach, Water Mill, Wainscott, Wickapogue, West Tiana; green polished buckram cloth boards, black leather spine and corners, gilt titles and decorative rules; endpapers renewed with marbled papers; with a custom-made protective slipcase for the atlas, marbled-paper covered box sides, dark blue calf leather spine, red and green title-labels, gilt; little wear and rubbing to the slipcase, very good condition and very good protection for the atlas; binding with light wear, rubbing; maps with a few marginal markings, in very good condition overall and clean, colors bright; a very good Long Island historical map atlas reference for genealogy, land ownership and development.. First Edition. Hard Cover in Custom Slipcase. Very Good.

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        Myths and Legends of the Sioux

      Bismarck, N.D.: Bismarck Tribune Company. 1916. First. First edition. Octavo. 200pp. Frontispiece portrait, illustrations. Neat owner's name on the front fly, a little bumping at the extremities of the rear board, else very near fine in very good or better dustwrapper with modest dampstaining along the rear spine fold. A handsome copy and uncommon in jacket. The author was one-quarter Sioux. .

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        DSWA Farbak=Staudamm Farm Hoffnung aus dem Kriegsgefangenenlager Aus 28.10.1916 ins japanische Kgflager Fukuoka an deutschen Obermatrosen der bei der Verteidigung von Tsingtau gefangen genommen wurde, umgeleitet n. Oita Lagersiegel, 3x Zensur,1x dt.Zensur

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        TE Ranch Brochure

      Ishawooa, WY: Self Published, 1916. Brochure. Illus. by with Photos. Very Good. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Housed in a custom made clamshell case. An American frontiersman and entertainer [1846-1917]. By the age of 15, Cody had already been a horse wrangler, Pony Express rider, and unsuccessful prospector. He became a scout for the Union army and after the war took a job for a company that supplied meat for railroad construction crews, killing 4,280 buffalo during 1867-68. Dubbed 'Buffalo Bill' by writer Ned Buntline, Cody organized his famous Wild West Show in 1883 and met with great success during national and worldwide tours in the following decades. Illustrated promotional booklet from Buffalo Bill's TE Ranch in Ishawooa, WY, signed on the title page "W.F. Cody / Buffalo Bill / 1916" The pictorial covers are detached and worn; the booklet itself, including the signed page, is tight and generally very good, with just a touch of mild handling wear..

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        Sebstbildnis en face.

      1916 1916 - Radierung, Rom 1916, signierrt. 13,2:10,3 cm. Am oberen Rand bezeichnet „Negli anni de’ll aspravigilia". Auf festem Japan.

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