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        The Sword [The Call of the Sword]

      London: Privately Published, 1916 Book. Very Good. Leather Bound. Signed by Author(s). [10] pp 1-58 A privately produced typescript of John Henry Clarke's anti-semitic tract, The Sword, later published as The Call of the Sword, and inscribed to the author's wife. The book is bound in soft, blue leather with 'Sword' on the upper board and gilt decoration and some scuffing to extremities. There are floral endpapers with the typescript on one side of the paper only. The author has inscribed the book in black ink on a preliminary blank: 'To his First and Dearest Auditor this Copy of "The Sword" is inscribed by The Author.' In turn Mrs Clarke's ownership signature appears on another blank: 'Helen Clarke August 1916'. Laid in is a letter from the book's subsequent publisher, The Financial News, about arrangements for self-publishing the work in 1917. Clarke was a noted homeopathic doctor and has been described as the most significant anti-Semite of his generation in the United Kingdom. He was a leading figure in 'The Britons'. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book.

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        Cours de linguistique générale. Publié par Charles Bally et Albert Sechehaye. Avec la collaboration de Albert Riedlinger.

      Lausanne & Paris, 1916. Lex 8vo. Uncut in the orig. printed wrappers. A bit of wear, especially to back hinge, which is a bit torn and weak. Small lack of paper to margin of front wrapper and front free end-paper. Capitals a bit worn. Internally very nice and clean. Text-illustrations. 336, (1, -errata) pp.. The first edition of Saussure's seminal main work, which marks a turning point in the history of linguistics and had a monumental impact on related fields such as philosophy, logic, sociology, literary theory, etc. Because of this work, Saussure is considered the father of 20th century linguistics, and the influence of his ideas on the development of linguistic theory in the first half of the 20th century can hardly be overstated.After having published his "Mémoire sur le système primitif des voyelles dans les langues indo-européenes" in 1878, Saussure did not publish another full-length work in his life-time, and his "Course in General Linguistics" is a summary of the three lecture-courses he gave on linguistics at the University of Geneva in 1906-07, 1908-09 and 1910-11. The work was published posthumously by two of his former students and based on lecture notes. In this monumental work, based on his lectures, Saussure sets out to examine the relationship between language (langue) and speaking (parole), both as the relation of a social phenomenon to an individual phenomenon, and as the relation of a system to the concrete use of this system. He determines that there is a structured system of common signs between the users of a language, and that language can be analyzed as a formal system of elements. These elements are signs, signs that again can be divided into expression (signifiant) and content (signifié). This theory of language has deeply influenced all later theories of language.With this work, Ferdinand Saussure (1857-1913) thus came to occupy a seminal place in the history of language theory. In this work he is strongly focused on creating a science of language, free of its former embedment in archaeology, psychology, and also -or perhaps especially- the history of language. And he succeeds. Before his work, linguistics had had been dominated by a historical, though also partly structural, understanding of language, but now, Saussure introduced and determined the purpose and meaning of linguistics, the universal science of language. With Sausurre, linguistics now became, not only the study of the history of languages and of the influences that determine the development of it, but also, and primarily, the study of language and the study of the manifestations of human speech, of what makes human speech possible.Thus, there is no doubt as to the monumental impact of this groundbreaking work, and almost all language theoreticians ever since have been deeply influenced by it. In Europe, the Prague School with e.g. Roman Jakobson and the Copenhagen School with e.g. Louis Hjelmslev, and in America, Leonard Bloomfield and his followers (later Noam Chomsky), were all influenced by Saussure's theories and based their formings of structural linguistics on his basic notions.Saussure's work reached much farther, though, and the principles of structuralism came to deeply influence thinkers such as Jacques Lacan, Claude Lévi-Strauss etc., etc

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        Untitled holograph sonnet

      Marblehead, MA, 1916. Single sheet measuring 7 1/2 by 9 1/4 inches, likely torn from the guest book belonging to Cummings's Harvard classmate, lifelong friend, and eventual Dial publisher, James Sibley Watson, Jr.. Both Watson and his future wife, Hildegard Lasell have signed the page toward the top, and another guest has signed in between, filling in the year. Signed with the initial "E" and dated August 30, Cummings has composed what at first glance appears to be a conventional fourteen-line sonnet, following an abbaabba rhyme structure in the first stanza: "As if the momentarily incautious reed/ Whence trembled a world's doubtful soul and dim/ Should once again remember the swift sylvan whim/ Of the first poet, -- her spirit doth proceed/ From impertinent original deed/ Of the old maker, ocean; to whose slim/ Smooth body dawn uplifts a golden hymn,/ The younger stars recite their beckoning creed." In the second stanza, though, instead of adhering to the traditional Petrarchian cdecde structure, Cummings inverts the rhyme of the last three lines so that they mirror the first: "This is her very self; wherefrom now springs/ The precise epic of amazing sun/ Now the white lyric of the waking storm;/ Upon whose symmetry fleet hours perform/ Continuing miracle; her soul being one/ With beauty of all unbelievéd things." Although best-known for his calligrammatic poems seemingly bound by neither rhyme nor structure, Cummings employed the sonnet quite often among his body of over 2900 poems. This very early example, which appears to have been composed for an occasion, has never been published. Despite the constraints of form, one can see in this poem some of the sparkling wordplay that is characteristic of Cummings's best work, especially in the second stanza. Cummings manuscripts are rare on the market: the last example to appear at auction was in 1981. Slight toning to margins, else fine.

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      New York: B. W. Huebsch,, 1916. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown, bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown. Spine gently rolled, spine ends frayed, inner hinge of the front board tender, paste traces to the front pastedown. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. Due at least in part to the adverse reception of the Egoist serialisation of A Portrait, no English printer would print the book for fear of prosecution under the obscenity laws. It was Huebsch who undertook the true first publication in book form, first published on 29 December 1916. He sent from this print run about 750 sets of sheets for issue in the UK the following February. Although the number of copies issued in America is unknown, it is unlikely to have been large since Huebsch had sold out by March and called for a second printing by April.

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        Seven Log-Books concerning the Arctic Voyages of Captain William Scoresby, Senior, of Whitby, England

      New York: The Explorers Club. (1916-1917). First edition. Eight volume set. Folios. Copy number 42 of 300 copies of this first printing of Scoresby's log books. Seven volumes are facsimiles of the original logs, with an eighth, introductory volume edited by Frederick Dellenbaugh and illustrated with folding maps, plates, additional facsimiles, and color portrait plates. Marbled papercovered boards, housed in the original slipcase. Ex-library copy, spine labels, bookplates, and perforated stamps to the title, maps, and color plates, else near fine in good slipcase with moderate soiling and scattered tears at the edges. A handsome, clean set. .

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, March 15th, 1916 - Lifting the Mask from England, By Aleister Crowley

      The International Monthly, New York, 1916, Stapled, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, Pages 81-96 (16 pages in this issue). Features: What War Teaches Peace, by Frank Koester; India and Ireland - by Ernest P. Horrwitz of Dublin University; Lifting the Mask From England, by Aleister Crowley; Wilson Wants War - Why Henry Ford was Snubbed by the President, by George E. Miller of the Detroit News; Russian Corruption, by Louis Viereck; Behind the Scenes at the Capital; Stupifying the People - A Random Example of How a Harvard Professor Disseminates the Poison of Ignorance and Slander; Thoughts of a "Gently Hazed" American; Various editorial topics; War bond ads; List of contributors to the Emma Duensing Fund; Many interesting ads; and more. Opening along coverfold. Unmarked. Average wear. A worthy copy, Magazine

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        HISTORIA DE LAS LEYES DE LA NACIÓN ARGENTINA ( DIGESTO ANOTADO Y CONCORDADO EN ORDEN CRONOLÓGICO, ALFABÉTICO Y POR MATERIAS, DE 1816 A 1916) - 2 VOLUMENES

      0 - Lang: Español 0 0 pages. Publicados En Buenos Aires, Por Ateneo Nacional, 1916. >>Primera Edición<<. Media Piel Y Tela Editorial, Con Punteras. Lomos Estampados, Con Letras Al Oro. Con Laminas Y Fotografias Fuera Del Texto, Algunas Desplegables A Doble Folio. Tomo I, 605 Pp. Tomo Ii, 777 Pp. En Formato 4º Mayor. Excelente Estado. 4300G. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alruner. Trykt hos Kr. Kongstad.

      Copenhagen 1916. 45 pp. With orig. etching by Edvard Munch. One of 350 numb. copies. Bound uncut with top edge gilt and orig. wrappers in nice contemporary halfleather with goldprint on spine. Binding signed Anker Kyster

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        Catalogue of Antique Oriental Rugs: Collection of James F. Ballard, Saint Louis, U.S.A, Comprising the Following Types: Persian, Indian, Caucasian, Chinese, Asia Minor, Turkoman, Hispano-Moresque

      (St. Louis): Archetype Publications. Good; 8.5 x 11 Half-leather Hardback in Good condition. Missing 5-1/2 . inches at head and foot of spine. Corners worn and bumped. Textblock is . tight.. [1916]. Hardcover. Illustrated by 57 halftone plates; Probably a prototype for what would become the seminal "Illustrated Catalogue and Descriptions of Ghiordes Rugs of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries from the Collection of James F. Ballard". Halftone plates include 33 Ghiordes, 12 Ushak, 8 Persian, 2 Caucasian and 1 Turkmen. Also included in this lot is the four page prospectus with one halftone plate. Not in O&#39;Bannon&#39;s bibliography. ; 3; 126 pp. .

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        Palazzo della Signoria a Firenze (1916).

      1916 - Unico stato: nessuna scritta incisa, con firma autografa a penna dell&#146;artista. L&#146;esecuzione di quest&#146;opera è tradizionalmente collocata nel 1916. La tiratura globale programmata da Disertori per questa lastra era di 30 esemplari. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Benvenuto Disertori" di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti n. 19 p. 32. Esemplare n. 30/17. Disponibile in cornice. Formato: Acquaforte, mm. 241x242 (inc.), mm. 247x247 (las.). Buono. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 600.00 euro.

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        Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale des Sciences [75 issues, 1912-1916]

      [St. Petersburg - Petrograd : l'Academie Imperiale des Sciences de St.-Petersbourg], 1916, 1916, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good paperback copies; edges somewhat dust-dulled and nicked. Condition varies slightly, with a small number of issues having torn front covers with loss. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Minor library marks remain. Some issues are unread copies with unopened pages. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 75v., illus. ; 28cm. Summary: a collection of 75 issues of 'Bulletin de l'Academie imperiale des sciences', published between 1912 - 1916. Includes 1 issue published in 1909, and 1 issue of 'Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale des Sciences de l'Union de Republiqiues Sovietiques Socialistes', published in 1926. Subjects: Periodicals -- Science -- Societies -- Russia -- Soviet Union. Notes: Cover titles in Russian and French. Text in Russian. Language: Russian.

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        An art collector's treasures. Illustrated and described by himself : being a record historical and descriptive of the art collection formed by James Ward Usher (of Lincoln) 1886-1914

      London : Privately printed at the Chiswick Press, 1916, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Limited EditionLimited edition: "Only three hundred copies printed of this work." Good copy bound in gilt-blocked full leather. Gilt-decorated title on front cover. Some wear to spine and hinges, with dulling and rubbing to panel edges. Surface wear and scuffs to boards as with use and age. Marbled endpapers. Marginal dust marks evident in places. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description: xiv, 223, p. , frontis. , 74 col. Plates : ill.. ; folio. 37cm. Subjects: Art objects - Private collections. Museums - Lincolnshire - Lincoln. Art galleries - Lincolnshire - Lincoln

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        SONNETS AND POEMS; GOOD FRIDAY, A PLAY IN VERSE THE LOCKED CHEST AND THE SWEEPS OF NINETY-EIGHT, TWO PLAYS IN PROSE; DESCRIPTIONAND JOHN M. SYNGE, A FEW PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS WITH BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES.[ IN CUSTOM MOROCCO CASE]

      Garden City Press, NY 1916 - 32, 51,77, 100 pages; Sonnets and Poems; Good Friday, a play in verse The Locked Chest and The Sweeps of Ninety-eight, two plays in prose; and John M. Synge, a few personal recollections with biographical notes, FIRST EDITIONS, together 4 vols, 8vo, original wrappers, uncut. All produced in limited editions of 200 copies. Beautifully intact books in mint condition bound in gray printed wraps with three promotional broadsides laid in. In blue cloth folder which fits into a Mrocco spined blue cloth sljp case. Some wear to morocco spine. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The acorn-planter: A California forest play,

      The Macmillan Company 1916 - First printing with published February 1916 on copyright page. Maroon cloth with white cloth spine. Embossed white lettering and border on front cover, embossed black lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. The white on the front panel is mildly rubbed (common for this title) and there is very light soiling on the spine. There is a bookplate "The Abbey" on the front pastedown and a small bookseller's label on the rear pastedown. There is very light wear to the covers and the interior, except for the bookplate and label, is clean. The binding is "as new" tight. This is a lovely copy of this scarce work. Only 1350 copies printed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annuals & Biennials

      London: Country Life & George Newnes Ltd.,, 1916. The best annual and biennial plants and their uses in the garden. With cultural notes by E. H. Jenkins. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, title block to spine and front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. With 3 colour plate illustrations and numerous black and white photographs. Some minor foxing to a few leaves otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

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        THE LIFE RECORD OF H. W. GRABER. A TERRY TEXAS RANGER 1861-1865. SIXTY-TWO YEARS IN TEXAS

      Privately printed by H. W. Graber, 1916., 1916. First edition. 8vo. Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. One of the finest narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War were both numerous and varied in nature, as he was wounded in Tennessee and captured, tried to escape, and was imprisoned. Eventually he was paroled and rejoined his command in time to take part in the middle Tennessee Campaign. Eventually, at the end of the war, he returned to Texas after declining parole and requesting to be sent home. One of the rarest and desirable of the Texas Confederate regimentals. Howes G279, "printed in a small edition." Original spine professionally replaced, new front and rear endpapers, typed note dated 1911 to Mrs. Graber and newspaper review from 1916 laid-in, else a very good, tight, square copy of a rare book. HOWES G279.

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        The Life Record of H. W. Graber: A Terry Texas Ranger 1861-1865

      Texas: H. W. Graber , 1916 Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. An extensive narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War include his being wounded in Tennessee and captured, he tried to escape, and was imprisoned. Eventually he was paroled and rejoined his command in time to take part in the middle Tennessee Campaign. He returned to Texas at the end of the war after declining parole and requesting to be sent home. One of the rarest and desirable of the Texas Confederate regimentals. Howes G279, "printed in a small edition." Original spine professionally laid down, new front and rear endpapers, else a very good, tight, square copy of a rare book. HOWES G279.

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        Saiga Shokunin Burui (In English: Various Classes of Artisans in Colored Pictures)

      Tokyo: Fuzoku Emaki Zuga Kankokai, 1916. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Reprint of the 1770 edition. 2 volumes. Double-page color woodblock prints on double leaves. Complete with 15 woodcuts in Vol 1, and 13 in Vol 2. Approximately 12 x 8 1/2 inches. Decorative paper covers; thread binding with title labels. Sound binding; two thread sections missing in first volume. Usual rubbing/scuffing to covers. Prints in nice shape. The most important reference on artisans of the Edo period. Beautiful color illustrations depict 28 different craftsmen including swordsmith, blacksmith, potter, weaver, carpenter, hat maker, rope maker, mirror maker, and paper maker.

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        SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY (Inscribed; in Original 1916 Dust Jacket)

      New York: Macmillan, 1916. Masters, Edgar Lee. SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. Reprint Edition, published one year after the first edition. A FINE copy in original publisher&#39;s deep blue cloth in a slightly sunned but complete VERY GOOD TO NEAR FINE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET (light tape reinforcement on verso, front flap unclipped, priced $2.25). SIGNED AND DATED July, 1926 on the title page and INSCRIBED AT LENGTH on the half-title, dated June, 1926. We&#39;ve not seen a 1915 inscribed first edition in original dust jacket for many years. This is a compelling alternative: great inscription, fine copy, complete original DJ, published within a year of the original, and far more affordable to the collector. Spoon River Anthology, by Edgar Lee Masters, is a collection of short free-form poems that collectively narrate the epitaphs of the residents of the fictional town of Spoon River; this work has critically been called THE masterpiece of American small town regional poetry (contemporary reviewers compared it favorably with the lyrical quality of Walt Whitman&#39;s Leaves Of Grass). A "Johnson High Spot Of American Literature" and justly celebrated for the last 100 years. . Signed. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good to Near Fine.

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        Watercolor of a professor and comely young woman student standing in a classroom doorway

      New York ?: Possibly for the St. Nicholas Magazine, 1916. On paper, mounted on board. Captioned, "The professor's piercing eye took in the room with a sharper glance than usual. (Surprises) " Signed lower right "Tony Sarg 16". Fine. Reed, The Illustrator in America, p. 141 . An attractive illustration, presumably for the story "Surprises", and a nice contrast between youth and age. Tony Sarg (1882-1942) was born in Guatemala, studied in Germany, and began his career doing illustrations and advertisements in London. Coming to America in 1914, he became a noted illustrator, working for a large number of publishers and advertisers and writing and illustrating several children's books of his own. In addition, he designed textiles, wallpaper, boxes, rugs, glass and pottery, and indulged his particular fancy for marionettes. He experimented with early animated cartoons, and designed some of the gigantic balloons for the annual Macy Thanksgiving parades in New York City

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        Die willkürlich bewegbare künstliche Hand. Eine Anleitung für Chirurgen und Techniker. Mit anatomischen Beiträgen von G.Ruge und W. Felix und unter Mitwirkung von A.Stadler.

      - Berlin, Julius Springer, 1916, 8°, VI, 143, (1)pp., 104 Textfiguren, original Leinenband; frisches Exemplar. DIE WILLKÜRLICH BEWEGBARE HANDPROTHESE! - ERSTE AUSGABE der berühmten, bahnbrechenden Arbeit. Angeregt durch Kriegsinvalidität forschte Sauerbruch gemeinsam mit dem Züricher Prof. Stodola an Handprothesen. 1915 unternahm Sauerbruch in Greifswald die erste Operation, in der die am Stumpf verbliebenen Muskeln des Patienten nach dem Eingriff mit einer bereits konstruierten Hand verband. Diese Operation erbrachte den Beweis, daß aus dem vorhandenen Muskeln gebildete Kraftquelle die Bewegung der Prothesenfinger ermöglichte. Infolge der damalingen Kriegsereignisse hatte diese Schrift nicht die nötige, ihr zukommende Beachtung gefunden und ist deshalb so selten. Von besonderem Interesse ist die kurze Einführung in die Geschichte der künstlichen Hand. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Western Electirc , Electrical Supply Year Book, 1916 Dynamos Motors, Cable, Telephones, Supplies.Save Time and Freight

      WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY, NEW YORK 1916 - Quarter binding. Foxing paste down pages. Frontispiece. Corners worn and bending. Pages browning. Some pages foxing along the spine. Hinges cracked. Figures in the book. Dynamos Motors, Cable, Telephones, Supplies.Save Time and Freight Western Electric Co. DATE PUBLISHED: 1916 EDITION: 1504 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brook and River Trouting. A Manual of Modern North Country methods

      Bradford: Published by the Authors. 23 Bank Street, [1916] - First trade edition. Small 4to. Frontispiece and 10 hand-colored engraved plates of flies. 106 pp. Original tan buckram. About fine, spine slightly darkened and minor rubbing at joints. Robb, "Notable Angling Literature", p. 216 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brook and River Trouting. A Manual of Modern North Country Methods with Coloured Illustrations of Flies and Fly Dressing Materials

      Bradford: Published by the Authors [circa 1916], 1st Edition. () 106pp. Very good. Octavo with brown cloth boards and gilt lettering on front and spine.Ilustrated with sepia frontispiece and coloured plates. Textblock slightly loose but clean. Boards have minor rubbing and shelfwear. A classic, considered one of the most important books on angling in the North Country. The sepia and coloured plates included make the book scarce and a welcome addition to the fisherman&#39;s library. Robb, "Notable Angling Literature", pg. 216..

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        A BOOK Of BURLESQUES.

      John Lane,, New York: 1916 - A fairly scarce Mencken title in first edition- Schrader notes that the book was published 17 November 1916, yet 7 months later only 789 cc were reported as sold. Last copy to auction was 1984. Tipped-in to front paste down, on card stock, is the following: "A Book of Burlesques [underscore] / To Frank Curtin [under score] / with the [indecipherable word] /of the humble / servant of God, / 1921 HLMencken [underscore]". Maroon cloth with gilt lettering (Binding Format A). Lacking the rare dust wrapper. Crown 8vo. 1st edition (Schrader A14.1.a). Author's presentation Inscription tipped-in. 253 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Herbarium.

      - 7 ark om 40x24 cm i ett enkelt omslag av brunt papper med påskriften "Rosacae". Omslaget revigt; det främre omslaget med skadedjursangrepp. Växterna har gjorts fast med små klisterremsor, en av växterna har lossnat. Med ett klassificeringsformulär längst ned till höger på varje ark med Mobergs namnteckning (han stavade fortfarande sitt förnamn "Wilhelm") samt angivelse av datum och plats där växten hittats. Herbariet innehåller 1: Kvast-spirea; 2: Kråkklöver; 3: Småborre; 4: Nejlikkummer; 5: Revig fingerört; 6: Vildtörne; 7: Blodrotsört. Växterna har plockats i Moshult åren 1916 och 1918, med undantag för blodrotsörten som hittats i Katrineholm 1918; denna förekommer för övrigt i "Rid i natt!" på s. 205: "Ygge satte kruset till hans läppar: han hade här en dryck kokt på blodrotsört. Av blodrotens saft skulle Svedje strax bli hälsosam igen, ty den gav bot för skälva och bröstvärk." och troligen hittar man fler exempel på att växterna senare använts i Mobergs författarskap.

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        A (MOSTLY BLANK) COMMONPLACE BOOK

      London, 1916. n. Hardcover. Designed for and Inscribed by Queen Mary as a Christmas Gift to a Great War Volunteer. 213 x 146 mm (8 3/8 x 5 3/4"). [14] leaves with handwritten entries. QUITE PRETTY PAINTED VELLUM BY THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF ART NEEDLEWORK (their ticket on front pastedown), front cover with elaborate design of flowers, flourishes, strapwork, and olive branches, central mandorla with the monogram "A E D" (for Aimée Evelyn Pirie, Lady Dawson) the decoration in various colors and brushed gold, flat spine painted with gilt strapwork, flowers, and foliage, rear cover framed in blue and green, with a small blue palmette in the lower left corner, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Verso of front free endpaper INSCRIBED BY QUEEN MARY to "Dear Lady Dawson" (see below) and dated "Xmas 1916." Two-inch closed tear to vellum at top of front joint, minor soiling to boards, paint a little rubbed in spots, two small water stains to front cover, but the animated binding solid and generally well preserved, and the mostly unused interior completely clean and fresh. Bearing the initials of the recipient, this binding, elaborately painted to resemble needlework, was apparently created for Mary of Teck, British Queen Consort during the reign of George V and the patroness of the Royal School of Art Needlework, as a gift to present to one of the aristocratic women who took up the queen&#39;s call for wartime volunteers. It is also an historically important binding, examples of which appear on the market only infrequently. The person receiving the volume from the queen was Aimée Evelyn Pirie, Lady Dawson (1864-1946), wife of Brigadier-General Sir Douglas Frederick Rawdon Dawson (1854-1933), who had served as Master of Ceremonies to Queen Mary&#39;s father-in-law, Edward VII. Lady Dawson worked tirelessly for the war effort, establishing hospitals for soldiers in her native France. In recognition of her valuable contributions, she was named a Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (the highest class of O.B.E.) in the 1918 New Year&#39;s honors. According to its own literature, the Royal School of Art Needlework (now Royal School of Needlework) was founded in 1872, with the expressed purpose "first, to revive a beautiful art which had fallen into decay . . . and, secondly, through its revival, to provide employment for educated women who were without the means of a suitable livelihood and who would otherwise find themselves compelled to live in poverty, or be reduced to absolute destitution." From the beginning, it had a strong Arts and Crafts connection. "It commissioned designs from leading figures in the Aesthetics and Arts and Crafts Movement including . . . William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, Walter and Thomas Crane, G. F. Bodley, Fairfax Wade, Selwyn Image, Gertrude Jekyll, and others." Our vellum binding obviously does not involve any needlework, but volumes like the present one were bound by members of the school for about a decade, beginning in 1888, and this work was both exhibited and commented on in important contexts. In her "Women Bookbinders," Tidcombe says that the bindings&#39; designs were "very attractive, but the books will not take much handling, and many examples show signs of some of the paint, especially the gold, wearing off. This vulnerability is almost certainly the reason why painted vellum bindings virtually ceased to be produced about 1898." Tidcombe mentions the exhibition of such bindings at the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society events in 1889 and 1890, bookbinding exhibitions in London in 1897 and 1898, and even in America, at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. In the words of DNB, Queen Mary made significant contributions during World War I "to national unity and well-being. With strong ideas of female responsibility and women&#39;s sphere of usefulness, she seized every opportunity to be of service. . . . The Needlework Guild, now called Queen Mary&#39;s Needlework Guild, took up the cause with frenzied determination, and the state apartments of St James&#39;s Palace soon turned into a warehouse piled high with gifts for distribution to needy cases." Lady Dawson used our album as a commonplace book, recording favorite poems that brought her comfort. The first entry is Kipling&#39;s patriotic poem "The Glory of the Garden," followed by "The Supreme Sacrifice," honoring those who died in the Great War, the latter dated August of 1918. Other poems bear dates of 1927 and 1938, and the final entry, dated 3 August 1941, is a voice from another war: "England to France," the bitter denunciation of Vichy France by poet and diplomat Robert Vansittart.

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        [Photo Album]: Huntsmoor Park

      London, England. 1916-1917. Oblong octavo. Green paper covered boards measuring 5.5" x 7.5". Contained within are 105 sepia toned photographs affixed to stiff tan paper and 7 loose photos laid in, most pages are captioned. Photos measure 2.5" x 4.5" to 2.5" x 2.5". A slightly cocked spine, toning, and some spotting on the boards else very good. An album of photographs taken at the end of World War I between 1916 and 1917 at Huntsmoor Park located on the outskirts of London. Featured throughout the album are people working, swimming, and playing on the grounds of the estate. There are photographs of carefree women in bathing costumes in the canal, dancing and performing in the water and hanging off the bridge over a tiny waterfall. There are group pictures from a fancy dress ball as well as workers taking care of a swarm of bees and other necessary tasks around the park such as milking the cows. The stately home is pictured from all angles, including the gardens. The final pages of the album show a solider dressed in uniform named Alan posing around the estate with various women from before, presumably visiting while on leave. An interesting look at women taking over the care of a manor while the Great War was in progress. .

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        Religiozne Slike Ljube Babica)

      Zagreb 1916 - Dr. Artur Schneider (Zagreb, 1879. - Zagreb, 1946.), a Croatian art historian, music theoretician and fine arts critic. He graduated Art History in Vienna. Famous Croatian painter Ljubo Babic (Jastrebarsko 1890 - Zagreb 1974), worked as an Avant-garde author for theatre. In 1925, in Paris, he won Grand Prix for his stage design. A year later, in 1926, as a Paris discovery he participated in the International Theatre Exhibition in New York. Djurjda Kovacic in 'Prisutnost i odjeci ruske scenografije na zagrebackoj glazbenoj sceni 1918-1940', Zagreb 1991, says that Babic created under the influence of eminent Russian artist of the time. 3 pages of introduction by Artur Schneider and 6 pages with reproductions of Ljubo Babic's works. No page numbers, no title, title taken form the catalogization of National University Library. Cover page has original woodcut or linocut by Ljubo Babic with added couloring with which graphic was printed, with his signature (initials), in same style. One copy in National University library (NSK), one in Art Archive of Croatian Academy of Science and Art (HAZU), and maybe a few in private collections. Important work by Ljubo Babic from period of Expresionism. This one is UNIQUE by this post-cut colouring - the only copy of this kind. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Adventures of Mabel,

      Dodd, Mead and Co, 1916. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; Dodd, Mead 1909 edition, endpapers replaced hence a firm reading copy, no dust jacket. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Large Hardcover Bound Collection of Calgary Periodicals from 1916-1920 Including: The Nutcracker, The Alberta Non-Partisan, The Western Independent - the Official Organ of the U.F.A. Political Association

      Calgary, Alberta: The Nutcracker, The Alberta Non-Partisan, The Western Independent Publishing Company. Hardcover. A most unusual and wonderful item. Appears to be a privately bound collection of early Calgary periodicals dated November 17th, 1916 through April 14th, 1920. Sturdily bound in red cloth with no external markings of any kind. Measures just over 2" thick, 11.5" high and 9" wide. Many issues included although we are not sure if a full run is contained. No table of contents or index. Contents yellowed with age, otherwise sound. Captures an exceptional and vintage slice of early Calgary and Alberta history. Replete with contemporary advertisements. . Very Good. 1916. First Edition.

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        A Portrait of The Artist as a Young Man

      London: The Egoist Ltd.,, 1916. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, English issue from American sheets. Joyce&#39;s first novel was published in America by Huebsch from whom Harriet Shaw Weaver, the proprietor of the Egoist Press, purchased "not more than 750" sets of sheets, issuing them here a year before her own UK printing of 1917.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Peacock Pie

      London: Constable & Co,, [1916]. A Book of Rhymes. With illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, vignette to font board gilt on white ground, ruling to front board in blind. In the pictorial dust jacket. Colour frontispiece with tissue guard and black and white illustrations in the text. Endpapers a little tanned, some spotting to edges of text block and occasionally to contents. An excellent copy in a slightly worn jacket with a few small chips and creases. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Watercolor of a professor and comely young woman student standing in a classroom doorway

      New York ?: Possibly for the St. Nicholas Magazine, 1916 - An attractive illustration, presumably for the story "Surprises", and a nice contrast between youth and age. Tony Sarg (1882-1942) was born in Guatemala, studied in Germany, and began his career doing illustrations and advertisements in London. Coming to America in 1914, he became a noted illustrator, working for a large number of publishers and advertisers and writing and illustrating several children's books of his own. In addition, he designed textiles, wallpaper, boxes, rugs, glass and pottery, and indulged his particular fancy for marionettes. He experimented with early animated cartoons, and designed some of the gigantic balloons for the annual Macy Thanksgiving parades in New York City On paper, mounted on board. Captioned, "The professor's piercing eye took in the room with a sharper glance than usual. (Surprises) " Signed lower right "Tony Sarg 16". Fine. Reed, The Illustrator in America, p. 141

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Henry Callender Esq

      - [circa 1916]. () Very good. Colour Litho print. 51 X 38 CM (20 X 15 inches). In black painted frame measuring 84 X 71 CM (33 X 28 inches) with green-grey matting. Frame is somewhat worn. Golfer Henry Callender, one of the pioneers of golf in England, is depicted in the Field Marshall's uniform of the Blackheath Society of Golfers. This style of uniform is still worn by the present holder of the post on formal occasions. It is thought that the term Field Marshall was used at Royal Blackheath before the military use in the British army. The two golf clubs illustrated are still in the collection of Royal Blackheath Golf Club. Engraved by Walter Alfred Cox (1862-p.1894) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Who's who in Jamaica. - A Biennial Biographical record containing the careers of principal public men and women of Jamaica.

      Kingston, 1916 - 255pp + plates and advertisments. 1st ed., clean in very worn original card covers. First few pages of adverts damaged at edge. A valuable resource and a very scarce book on Jamaica. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA]
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        Canada in Flanders- The Official Story of The Canadian Expeditionary Force (Vol I,II,III)

      Hodder and Stoughton 1916 and 1917. Hardcover Book Condition: Good Jacket Condition: No Dj cover as issued GC plus.Hodder and Stoughton,1916 and 1917.Three volume set.Volume I published in 1916(12th edition,1916), volume II and III published 1917(probably first editions).Red hardbacks(illustration on the front covers,gilt lettering to the spines,some marks on the front cover of vol I,nicks dents,ink marks on the cover and spines of all volumes) in good condition plus, no Dj covers.Illustrated with b/w maps,including a folded map inside the back cover of vol III.Clean pages with some foxing marks,aged and tainted on the outer edges,some creases,nicks and small foxing marks on the edges of the pages.The books are in GC for its age with some shelf wear.693pp (total) including appendices,Author's note,tables.A collectable and scarce 3 volume set.. First edition-later impression

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        Scarce and early Calvin Coolidge autograph letter signed on the Church "... it is founded on the Rock of Ages"

      Fine Autograph letter signed "Calvin Coolidge", as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, two pages, 7" x 8½", on letterhead of the State House, Boston, June 17, 1916, to Rev. James Sherwin. Accompanied by the original envelope addressed in Coolidge's hand. "I am very sorry I have to be at the Smith College Commencement Tuesday A. M. 105 miles away so I cannot reach you Tues. evening. Please give my warmest regards and congratulations to your church - may it prosper - the realization that it is founded on The Rock of Ages... " Fine.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        STURTEVANT AERONAUTICAL MOTORS. Model 5A. Type 8. 140 H. P. Sturtevant Engineering Series. Bulletin No. 229. August, 1916.

      B. F. Sturtevant Company,, Hyde Park, Boston, Mass.: 1916 - Illustrated with 28 b/w images from photographs + one schematic. "The B.F. Sturtevant Co. of Hyde park, Boston, Mass. was a big engineering firm even before the advent of the new science of aeronautics. Whilst the First World War was raging in Europe, The Sturtevant Aeroplane Co. (1915- 1918) was formed by the parent company to develop military aircraft. . They produced a number of aircraft for both the army and the navy, in particular the "Battle" S4 aeroplane of naval type, and the USN bought 12 of those machines whose inner structure was all metal, a rather innovative approach for the time applied by Mr. Grover Loening, Sturtevant's chief designer. . [however], it wasn't an elegant nor fast nor agile aircraft."The company also "designed, developed and produced a number of high quality, high performance aero engines. The 5A, here advertised, was only produced through 1917. It was "was installed in the Sturtevant S- 4 and some L.W.F. V-1 training airplanes used by the Signal Corps at North Island, Calif., and Mineola, New York. Neither of these airplanes was too successful . Part of their difficulty resulted from the 5A engine which weighed more than 3.5 pounds per horsepower." [sturtivant.org]. Given it's short production life, this Sturtevant Model 5A trade catalogue a rare survivor from the early days of US aviation- OCLC locates 2 cc, though surprisingly, neither are on the East Coast. Age toning to wrappers. A VG+ copy. 11" x 8-3/8". 1st printing. 23, [1 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ednund Dulac's Fairy Book

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1916 - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION number 190 of 350 copies of the de-luxe edition. 15 tipped-in colour plates. Endpapers a little browned and covers a little marked. Else a VG copy of this lovely book. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        THE LIFE RECORD OF H. W. GRABER. A TERRY TEXAS RANGER 1861-1865. SIXTY-TWO YEARS IN TEXAS.

      N.P.: Privately printed by H. W. Graber, 1916. - First edition. 8vo. Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. One of the finest narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War were both numerous and varied in nature, as he was wounded in Tennessee and captured, tried to escape, and was imprisoned. Eventually he was paroled and rejoined his command in time to take part in the middle Tennessee Campaign. Eventually, at the end of the war, he returned to Texas after declining parole and requesting to be sent home. One of the rarest and desirable of the Texas Confederate regimentals. Howes G279, "printed in a small edition." Original spine professionally laid down, new front and rear endpapers, else a very good, tight, square copy of a rare book. HOWES G279. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        TE Ranch Brochure

      Self Published, Ishawooa, WY 1916 - 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. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Entwurf für ein Bühnenbild.

      . Pinsel in Schwarz, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf festem gelblichem Karton, rechts unten signiert und datiert "Anneliese Wildeman 13.". 28,4:25,6 cm. Insgesamt nicht ganz frisch. Provenienz: Hans-Franck-Archiv, Berlin.. Der dekorativ-phantasievolle Entwurf dokumentiert, daß diese Künstlerin, über die weiter nichts bekannt ist, mit dem Pinsel gekonnt umzugehen wußte. Sie fand u.a. Erwähnung in einem Artikel der Monatshefte für Kunstwissenschaft, IX. Jahrgang 1916 (liegt nicht vor). Die Herkunft des Blattes läßt vermuten, daß Anneliese Wildemann ein Bühnenbild für ein Stück von Hans Franck entwarf, der 1914-1921 als Dramaturg für das Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus und als Leiter der angegliederten Düsseldorfer Theater-Akademie, später Hochschule für Bühnenkunst, tätig war.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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