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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und eh. Portraitpostkarte mit U.

      O. O., 1916 und 1917.. Zusammen 4½ SS. auf 3 Bll. (Qu.-)8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Professor, wohl der Philologe und Religionshistoriker Otto Kern (1863-1942). I: &quote;Nur durch Karte antworte ich auf Ihren gütigen Brief. Ich stehe seit 4 Monaten im Gefecht und habe wenig Zeit. Es freut mich, daß das Buch über meinen Kriegsschauplatz Ihnen Freude gemacht hat. Auch ich hoffe Ihnen einst in Halle noch die Hand drücken zu können und die Mitglieder der Fakultät, die mich zu ihrem Ehrendoktor ernannt hat, zu begrüßen [...]&quote; (Portraitpostkarte v. 18. Oktober 1916; die Bildseite mit einem halbfigürlichen Portrait des Militärs in Farbe und faks. Namenszug). - II: &quote;Sie sind so gütig, meines Aufenthaltes in Ihrem gastlichen Hause so freundlich zu gedenken. Ich komme mir meist sehr merkwürdig vor, eine Rolle im öffentlichen Leben zu spielen und Beachtung zu finden. Aus den Reichstagsverhandlungen der letzten Tage werden Sie ersehn, daß das auch seine Dornen hat. Aber daraus mache ich mir ebenfalls wenig. Aber die Ereignisse dieser Tage lassen es nicht gut erscheinen, daß mein Sohn bei Ihrem Verein jetzt mitwirkt. Ich scheue mich für meine Person nicht davor. Aber um die Vaterlandspartei tobt hier jetzt der Kampf und man braucht die ganze Angelegenheit gegen den Kanzler und seine Regierung. Wir fürchten einen Konflikt nicht, aber jetzt ist er nicht angebracht. Wir brauchen inneren Frieden gerade in dieser Zeit, um unser Werk zum Abschluß zu bringen. Da ich dafür eintreten muß, daß die Politik nicht in das Heer kommt oder jetzt vielmehr, daß sie wieder herauskommt, so möchte ich meinen Sohn nicht in diese Dinge verwickeln, so gerne ich ihn sonst zur Verfügung stellen würde. Da er noch im Heeresdienst steht, so muß er auch den Grundsätzen für das Heer folgen. Ist er nicht mehr im Heere, so kann er handeln wie er es für richtig hält [...]&quote; (Br. v. 9. Oktober 1917). - Frh. von Stein war Generalquartiermeister bei der OHL, Kommandierender General des XIV. Reservekorps und von Oktober 1916 bis Oktober 1918 preußischer Kriegsminister. - Kern habilitierte sich 1894 für klassische Philologie in Berlin und ging 1897 als a.o.Prof. nach Rostock, wo er seit 1900 als Ordinarius lehrte. Von 1907 bis zu seiner Emeritierung 1931 wirkte er in Halle/Saale. Neben Arbeiten zur Epigraphik arbeitete er vor allem über die Orphik und verfaßte biographische Skizzen zur Altertumswissenschaft.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Reife Früchte. Farblithographie. 1916. Unten rechts im Stein monogrammiert.

      - 41,8 : 31,5 auf 55,3 : 43,7 cm auf getöntem Bütten. Söhn V, 51004-4. - Erschienen in : "IV. Jahresgabe der Freunde graphischer Kunst", Leipzig 1916. Wahrscheinlich in einer Auflage von 250 Exemplaren.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1916. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. VG+ handsome copy and true first edition/first printing. Original blue cloth w blind stamped title/author on cover and gilt font on spine.299 pps. Spine is slightly rolled, cloth rubbed at extremities. Cover corners very lightly bumped. Front and back hinge partial and light crack, 1/4" ripple of cloth on back cover. No markings, paste downs, stamps, nor writing/markings of any sort within interior pages which are completely clean, tight and bright... albeit lightly age toned."Huebsch undertook the true first publication. He would send from this print run about 750 sets of sheets for issue in the UK in February 1917. Whilst the number of copies issued in America is undetermined the number could not have been large..." "Stephen Dedalus describes his spiritual journey through his Jesuit education and petty bourgeois Dublin to forge through 'silence, exile and cunning' the 'uncreated conscience of his race.' Following close on 'Dubliner's' (for it appeared through 1915 as a serial in 'The Egoist') The Portrait can be read either as an autobiography or a novel. A landmark in sensibility, the prose moves forward in complexity from the child's sensations at the beginning to the adolescent subtleties at the end" (Connolly). This is the first edition of the book published in New York in 1916..

      [Bookseller: BohemianBookworm]
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        The Night After Christmas

      Stecher Lith Co., Rochester, Ny 1916 - Folio, Nice clean crisp book. Minor wear. Extremely scarce book. Illustrator Margaret Evans Price (March 20, 1888 - November 20, 1973) was a U.S. toy manufacturer. With her husband, Irving Price, and Herman Fisher,she co-founded Fisher-Price Toys in 1930. Margaret Evans was a children's book illustrator and artist. She became the first Art Director of Fisher- Price and designed push-pull toys for the opening line, based on characters from her children's books. Cute story about a little boy named Teddy that goes on grand adventures in his dreams at night. On this night he goes in his flying machine [airplane] to visit Santa Claus and thank him for his toys. While there he sees the reindeer eating voraciously after their arduous journey around the world delivering toys. Teddy has the idea to tell Santa that he should use an airplane for his Christmas Eve journey to spare the reindeer. Santa tells Teddy that the reindeer love the trip and the best way to alleviate the burden of the load they deliver would be for children to share their toys and leave holly branches that can be loaded on the sleigh and hauled home. Really a darling little story that blends the budding fascination with modern aviation and the popular Santa themes. Very unique. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Sean Fagan, Rare Books]
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        OBRAS DE LOPE DE VEGA. (13 VOLUMENES)

      TIPOGRAFIA DE LA REVISTA ARCHIVO,BIBLIOTECA Y MUSEOS, MADRID 1916 - RÚSTICA. (1916-1930). APROXIMADAMENTE ENTRE 600 Y 700 PÁGINAS POR TOMO. OBRA COMPLETA DE LOPE DE VEGA. Size: 27 X 18

      [Bookseller: Librería Tormos]
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        Collected Poems

      Martin Secker, 1916 - Cloth just a little soiled and label slightly foxed and chipped, free end-papers browned and a little foxing in places, else a nice copy. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the front free end-paper: "Mr & Mrs Reyher from Ford Madox Hueffer New York June mcmxxiv" Harvey A43b Harvey, who describes this as "Second ‘edition’ " quotes a letter from Secker: "Secker acquired the rights and 500 copies in sheets and 226 bound copies from Goschen in May 1915 and appears to have begun selling the bound copies immediately. 500 cancel titles and 500 labels for the bindings were printed and 105 copies (presumably of the Goschen-bound copies) were sold to America (name of publisher not given) in August 1915. Total sales including the American sale had reached 222 copies by December 1920, so presumably it was about then that the Goschen copies were exhausted. I see, however, that Secker bound 100 copies, presumably including the cancel titles, as early as April 1916. The last sale recorded was in October 1935, when the sales had reached 304 copies. 238 copies in sheets were destroyed by bombing in the war." Original grey cloth (Secker binding), spine with printed label, uncut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Illustrated Catalogue of the Exceedingly Rare and Valuable Art Treasures and Antiquities Formerly Contained in The Famous Davanzati Palace, Florence, Italy. Which, Together with the Contents of His Villa Pia Were Brought To America By Elia Volpi

      American Art Galleries, New York 1916 - Unpaginated, with illustrations throughout, bound in red cloth, with elements of the original paper covers mounted on. Covers in Good Condition, showing edge wear/tears, bumped corners. With floral endpapers, with gilt highlights, binding and hinges tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        Lustra [Signed]

      London: Elkin, Matthews, 1916. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first UK trade edition, second impression, bound in the Publisher's original buckram with blue lettering to the spine and front board (rather modest soiling to the boards, some rubbing to the spine, foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns tissue guard to frontis portrait of Pound a bit out of line, some pages roughly opened -- no dust jacket), SIGNED BY EZRA POUND on the title page. The book was first issued in a limited edition of 200 copies stamped by Pound on the title page with his orange chop device and containing the unabridged text of nine poems that were omitted from this second impression of the first edition, of which approximately 800 copies were issued simultaneously with the first impression. (This copy is a remainder binding of the second issue with the rear board of this copy is stamped in blind.) While the first impression of 200 copies was stamped Pound but not actually signed by him, and the second impression copies were not called to be either stamped or signed, this copy was actually signed by Ezra Pound on the title page making it quite a bit scarcer than even the first impression. Gallup, in explaining the abridgment of the second impression stated: "The manuscript as submitted had been set in type. . and Ezra Pound had received page-proof, when printer and publisher (apparently frightened by the suppression in the previous year of D. H. Lawrence's The Rainbow) refused, on grounds of the indecorum of certain poems, to continue with the book as set. It was eventually agreed that 200 copies would be printed 'almost unabridged'. [Elkin Matthews referred to the expurgated Poems as "very nasty".] These copies, although technically not published, were in fact sold by Elkin Mathews to those who requested the unabridged text when ordering the book. For the second impression, nine additional poems were omitted and one title altered." A notable work, Cyril Connolly included this book in his "The Modern Movement, 100 Key Books from England, France and America, 1880-1950", which work presents a list of novels, plays and poetry which were influential in the creation of Modernism. Per Connolly, the 100 books listed, best illustrate the spirit of the modern movement which "dawned with Flaubert and Baudelaire, reached its zenith early in the century and only became past history in the fifties - if it has become past history." [The list is limited to French , English and American literature because, as Connolly stated, "without knowing German or Russian, I cannot absolutely judge a book from translation, however perfect...".] While Pound was indeed controversial, T. S. Eliot stated that Pound "is more responsible for the twentieth-century revolution in poetry than is any other individual." Agreeing with Eliot decades later, Donald Hall stated "Ezra Pound is the poet who, a thousand times more than any other man, has made modern poetry possible in English." An early Pound title, SIGNED BY EZRA POUND. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Philipp, Martin Erich. - MEPH. - "Silberfasane".

      . Farbholzschnitt, auf Japan, 1916. Von Martin Erich Philipp. 22,0 x 30,0 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 31 x 38,5 cm (Blatt). Götze D 9. In der Platte monogrammiert und datiert links oben. Außerhalb der Platte rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und links betitelt. - Ecke oben links minimal knickspurig. Insgesamt noch sehr gut erhalten. Martin Erich Philipp (1887 Zwickau ? 1978 Dresden). Nach seinem Monogramm kurz genannt MEPH. Deutscher Grafiker in Dresden. Studierte 1904?08 an der Kunstgewerbeschule Dresden sowie 1908?13 an der Kunstakademie Dresden, unter anderem bei Oskar Zwintscher, Gotthard Kuehl, Richard Müller und Oskar Schindler. Ab 1913 war er freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Bis 1933 und nach 1945 auf zahlreichen Grafikausstellungen vertreten. Schuf in Anlehnung an den Wiener Japonismus meist ornithologische Blätter im Farbholzschnitt. Daneben entstanden zahlreiche Radierungen vorwiegend erotischen Genres aber auch Landschaften..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        LES CARESSES. Avec deux composistions de Maurice Héliot gravées à l'eau-forte par F. Desmoulin. Petite Bibliothèque Charpentier.

      G Charpentier et E Fasqu, Paris 1916 - 12x8'5, hoja de respeto (firma anterior propietario) anteport. (sello de lacre), frontis grab, 306p, 1 grab. Enc. artística en pergamino con dibs. en ambos planos de Manuel Redondo, también en lomo, leve rozadura en plano post, corte sup. pintado. - Libro de poemas de Jean Richepin (1849-1926), de lenguaje crudo y popular, de una sensualidad a veces grotesca y vulgar. El dibujante Manuel Redondo fue autor de célebres historietas en las revistas Don Quijote y Caras y caretas. Muy bonita enc. 1916

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        Zeppelin Nights; a London entertainment

      John Lane, The Bodley Head, London and New York, 1916 - Spine lettering dulled, cloth somewhat marked and corners bumped, a little foxing and browning to end-papers, nevertheless a very good copy. Very scarce Harvey A49 Harvey suggests that this was actually published towards the end of 1915 and post-dated. Original green cloth, upper cover lettered in yellow [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        ROYAL HIGHNESS: A NOVEL OF GERMAN COURT LIFE

      NEW YORK NY: ALFRED A KNOPF CO. VG/NONE. PUB 1916. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK TRANSLATED, BY A. CECIL CURTIS, INTO ENGLISH. ISBN: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1909 TITLED "KONIGLICHE HOHEIT". PURPLE CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH VERY DULLED BUT STILL READABLE GILTTITLES ON DARKENED SPINE, A SMALL BIT OF WEAR AT THE SPINE ENDS, AND ANEAT OWNER'S NAME ON THE TITLE PAGE. A NICE CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY OF ARARE BOOK. ALTHOUGH THIS WAS THE AUTHOR'S 5TH PUBLISHED WORK IN GERMANIT WAS HIS FIRST WORK TO BE TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH. IT WOULD BE ANOTHER8 YEARS IN 1924 BEFORE ANOTHER OF HIS BOOKS WOULD BE DONE INTO ENGLISH.THIS WAS "BUDDENBROOKS" WHICH WAS HIS SECOND BOOK ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED INGERMAN IN 1901. AFTER THE LATTER PUBLICATION THERE WOULD BE A NEW THOMASMANN PUBLICATION IN ENGLISH ALMOST EVERY YEAR OR SOMETIMES TWO FOR THENEXT 25 YEARS.. Keywords: NOVEL, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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        Seven Log-Books Concerning the Arctic Voyages of Captain William Scoresby, Senior of Whitby, England. Introductory Brochure + Log Books Numbers One-Seven [Total 8 Volumes]

      Explorers Club, The, New York - 1916-1917, 1st printing Facsimile Edition. () Very good. Eight Folio volumes in original marbled paper covered boards with tipped-in colour and b&w plates, maps, facsimiles, etc., and illustrations in text in Introductory Brochure. Institutional hand stamps on front and inside front covers and title page, else a generally clean copy. Very scarce. Not in Arctic Bibl. Issued in fac-simile by the Explorers Club of New York, with reproductions in color of portraits in oils of Captain William Scoresby, Senior and of Captain William Scoresby, Junior, D.D. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        The Caged Eagle and Other Poems

      San Francisco: A.M. Robertson 1916 - SIGNED by George Sterling on first free endpage, inscribed "For ------- -----,from George Sterling, San Francisco, Apr. 29, 1918." Also tipped-in at front endpaper is 2-page note on blind-stamped "Bohemian Club" stationery, also signed by Sterling; full-bound in medium green cloth with gilt title and spine lettering as well as rectangular gilt decoration of a sea bird; DJ has only mild wear at the spine ends and corners and is darkened somewhat at the edges; all 4 corners of flap clipped; covers clean and square,endpaper cracked at front hinge but binding holding very strong, interior pages clean and quite bright,a very interesting copy of this scarce Sterling work and more so with Dust Wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Spectra. A Book of Poetic Experiments

      New York: Mitchell Kennerley,, 1916. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles and decoration to spine and covers in black. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Short ink note to final page, spine browned, upper edges of boards lightly tanned, boards a little bowed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of the anti-Modernist hoax by American poets Witter Bynner and Arthur Davison Ficke.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        GAUDIER-BRZESKA A MEMOIR...INCLUDING THE PUBLISHED WRITINGS OF THE SCULPTOR, AND A SELECTION FROM HIS LETTERS

      London & New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1916.. Quarto. Gray-green cloth with raised design, lettered in gilt. Portrait and plates. Bookplate, usual tanning of endsheets, small nick at corner of portrait, rear inner hinge cracking, spine ends frayed, but a good, sound copy. First edition, first binding. From a total first printing of one thousand sets of sheets, this is one about 450 copies to appear in the primary U.K. binding. GALLUP A10a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        DR. J. B. CRANFILL';S CHRONICLE: A STORY OF LIFE IN TEXAS

      Fleming H. Revell, New York 1916 - Octavo. Publishers blue cloth binding titled in white on the front cover and gold on the spine; shelfworn at the extremities including some fraying at the spine ends and corners; spine was unevenly faded and has been gently toned to match; 37 illustrations on 35 plates, all present as called for; 2 previous owner stamps and one previous owner name on the front free endpaper; digital images can be made available upon request. (Howes C864a). near Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        AMORES Poems

      Duckworth 1916 - First edition, Roberts' earliest issue with untrimmed pages and a sixteen page catalogue of adverts to rear. Original blue cloth with gilt titles, in printed dustwrapper. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper indeed, which just shows minor wear to the head of the spine and a couple of small closed tears. The author's second collection of poetry, published in an edition of 900 copies about half of which were remaindered and issued significantly later without adverts. Roberts A9.a.(I) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Augustus Does His Bit: an Unofficial Dramatic Tract on War Saving and Cognate Topics.

      [London: Constable & Company, 1916] - Original printed wrappers. Housed in a green quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Lightly worn and marked. Shaw's copy of the second rough proof copy, with two small ink corrections in his hand. Laurence AA11b. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Armenian legends and poems / compiled & illustrated by Zabelle C. Boyajian ; With an introduction by Viscount Bryce, and a contribution on "Armenia: its epics, folk-songs and mediaevel poetry" by Aram Raffi

      London : J. M. Dent ; New York : E. P. Dutton 1916 - Physical desc. : xvi, 196 p. : col. Frontis. , col. Plates. ; 32 x 25 cm. Subjects: Armenian literature - History and criticism. Armenian literature - Armenian poetry (Selections: Extracts, etc. ). Notes: Introduction by Viscount Bryce dated July, 1916. 12 colour plates (incl. Frontis. ) mounted on grey stiff card. Title page in red and black with an illustration of "Tigranes the Great King if Armenia". Includes index of first lines and authors. Near fine copy in the original title-blocked, gilt-decorated green cloth. Gilt illustrations and title to front panel. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Some fading to spine. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Previous owner's letter mounted to verso half-title. Further scans, etc. available on request. 2 Kg. 195 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Backwash Of War : The Human Wreckage of the Battlefield as Witnessed by an American Hospital Nurse

      New York: G P Putnam's Sons. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1916. 1st Ed 1st Pr. Hardcover. Fr hinge repaired, cocked, sp creasing, o/w lt wear. Solid copy. Unsparing account of the brutal and heart-rending choices made in battlefield medicine. Banned after US entered the Great War. Listed in Enser, A Subject Bibliography of The First World War in both Hospitals and Medical categories. This classic begins: "When he could stand it no longer, he fired a revolver up through the roof of his mouth, but he made a mess of it. ... He was a deserter, and discipline must be maintained. Since he failed to do the job, his life must be saved, he must be nursed back to health, until he was well enough to be stood up against a wall and shot. This is War. Things like this also happen in peace time, but not so obviously." A worn but solid copy of the scarce first printing of this moving account of the horrors of war.; 186+5ad pages .

      [Bookseller: Mike's Library]
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        The Works of Gilbert Parker. Imperial Edition. [23 Volumes, Finely Bound]

      Charles Scribner - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Illustrations by Hansi and Poulbot Tetes de Boches, etc.

      Half Morocco. Very Good Minus. Ten mounted caricature postcards by Hansi from the 1916 series, Tetes de Boches (this is the complete series), nine, by Poulbot, all relating to World War One. Hansi, the pen name of Jean-Jacques Waltz (1873 - 1951), was famous both as an illustrator and French patriot, the latter for his unflagging contribution to the French revanchist movement to reclaim the Alsace, lost as a result of the Franco-Prussian War, and returned to France after the First World War. Poulbot (1879 - 1946) was a well-known affichiste celebrated for both his World War One posters and postcards and for his illustrations of Parisian street kids. The Hansi pictures are simple, humorous character portraits rendered in color, while the Poulbot drawings, all black and white line drawings, depict scenes in which the amusing caption explains what is going on. Children figure prominently in the Poulbot scenes; all of them, though, touch on the ongoing war in one way or another. The cards are all attractively mounted onto heavy card stock leaves within rectangular borders. There is no title page as such, but there is a presentation page. This copy was given to Abbe Jean Borde d'Arrere, Aumonier Militaire and Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur, whose name and title is actually mounted onto the page, suggesting that the same album may have been given to a number of honorees. Nonetheless, this is a scarce item, with no copies to be found on OCLC. Poulbot is mispelled on the spine as "Roulbot". Cover substantially edgeworn and rubbed, with cloth mottled and soiled. The interior is tight and clean. Former owner's pencil inscription on ffep.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        B. and M. Gratz, Merchants in Philadelphia 1754-1903

      Jefferson City, MO: Hugh Stephens Company, 1916. Full Calf. Very Good/very good. The Gratz Family Papers& & GRATZ, Bernard and Michael. B. and M. Gratz, Merchants in Philadelphia 1754-1903. Jefferson City, MO: Hugh Stephens Company, 1916. 386pp. Original calf, raised spine bands, gilt lettering. With dustjacket. & & LIMITED TO 250 COPIES. These Papers, were prepared for the Gratz family descendants and include documents of the Gratz Family patriarchs from the period of the French and Indian War to the administration of John Adams. The Gratz Family represented one of America’s most philanthropic, civic minded Jewish families. The book reproduces principally the letters of the founding brothers Bernard and Michael but also presents the enlightened and chatty writings of Michael’s famed daughter Rebecca.

      [Bookseller: Historicana]
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        In the Far North-West. An Expedition to the Musgrave and Everard Ranges

      Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co, 1916. Square duodecimo, 200 pp., 31 photographic plates, 2 small folding maps, original pink printed wrappers bound in, early presentation inscription on title-page; in attractive light tan half calf by Sangorski. In north-west South Australia. An excellent copy of an important twentieth-century work of inland exploration, with an important account of the Aboriginal tribes met by the author on a visit to the Musgrave and Everard Ranges, in the Pitjantjatjata lands of the Central Australian desert. The account includes a series of important photographs. The work also includes a supplementary chapter "Among the Birds. Ornithologists at Mallacoota Inlet", a charming account of the joys of bird-watching in Gippsland. Inscribed on the title-page 'To Our dear old Friend Miss Doswell with much love upon this your birthday. From the writer & his wife "Weetunga" 19-4-17.'.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        FORM. A Quarterly Journal Containing Poetry, Sketches, Articles of Literary and Critical Interest Combined with Prints, Woodcuts, Lithographs, Calligraphy, Decorations and Initials. Edited by Austin O. Spare and Francis Marsden. [Cover Title: FORM. A Quarterly Of The Arts].

      - London & NY: John Lane, April,1916. Vol. 1, No. 1. The first issue of this short-lived periodical. Folio: 29 X 47.5 cm. 58 pages. Pictorial wrappers. This copy is disbound, with some wear to the spine. There is some moderate soiling and edge wear to the outer wrappers, and a closed tear partway across the front wrapper (not touching text or illustration); basically very good otherwise. Internally the sheets are all clean, with no stains or blemishes. Sensational grotesques by Austin Spare, several double-page; also art by Charles Ricketts, Frederick Carter, Frank Brangwyn, and others. Literary contributors include De la Mare & Yeats. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Matthews, Bookseller]
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        Over the Brazier

      The Poetry Bookshop, London 1916 - First Edition. Original wraps. Paper wrappers. Edges chipped and creased, spine rubbed through at head and tail, stains to rear wrapper. Very slight foxing on title page. 32pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        Original Platinum Print photograph by Elizabeth "Bessie" Buehrmann, 1916

      1916 - Original Platinum Print photograph by Elizabeth "Bessie" Buehrmann, 1916. 9 x 7 inches with border and frame to measure 14 x 10.5 inches. A wonderful photo of a boy in a sailor outfit transfixed by a sunroom aquarium. The photograph is signed and dated in pencil below the print, which is on a textured canvas-like surface. A shadow around the print appears to be original, forming a sort of border or mat around the photograph. Original frame "from the Shops of the Purnell Art Company. Baltimore". Some wear to the verso but photograph is excellent. Elizabeth "Bessie" Buehrmann (c1886 - c1963) was an American photographer and artist who was one of the pioneers of taking formal portraits of people in their own homes rather than in a studio. Successful at a young age, she was accepted as an Associate Member in Alfred Stieglitz's important Photo-Secession at just 18 years old. In 1909 Stieglitz included three of her prints in the prominent National Arts Club exhibition which he organized. Another famous photographer, Robert Demachy, insisted her prints be included in an important show he was organizing in Paris the next year. A major show of hers opened at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1908, and 73 of her photographs are in the permanent collection of the Met. An excellent print by this major photographer. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        SIGNED LETTER TO SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY MCADOO, 1916

      1916. Very Good. TARBELL, Ida M. SIGNED LETTER TO SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY MCADOO, 1916, REFUSING A POSITION ON THE TARIFF COMISSION. One page, one side, 8 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches, blue personal stationery with Tarbell's address. Typed. Letter creased horizontally and vertically, two corners slightly creased. Overall very good condition. In this letter, dated December 30, 1916, Tarbell graciously declines the Secretary's proposal (via Wilson) that she serve on the Tariff Commission: "...I hope that you know that I do consider it a privilege and an honor ... I am not physically fit to undertake the work. I have held very confining positions for years, and recently have had to vary my work ... It only means, however, that I have had to seek a change of work, not that I am retired. As a matter of fact I was never working harder." Tarbell proposes that she might aid the Commission by "interpreting it to the public ... through my professional channels." She makes reference to her tariff work of a few years past, which left her "in a rather anarchist mood on the subject ... Still, if I do attempt to write or talk again on the subject, I shall, for the sake of the cause, sink my anarchism and be wise as a serpent." Tarbell's THE TARIFF IN OUR TIMES was published in 1911, and made investigation of how the tariff system benefited businesses rather than the public.

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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 Black Arrow

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. True First Illustrated Edition with MCMXVI on title page and "Published October, 1916" along with Scribner's seal on copyright page. x, 328 pp. 14 color plates plus color title page by N.C. Wyeth. Original black cloth with pasted color plate on upper cover. HAS GILT top leaves. Ilustrated endpapers of men hunting in the woods. Pastedown is completely intact, small rubbings, slightly faded. Bright gold gilt lettering on spine. On the back endpaper at bottom a child has drawn a man with a bow & arrow in ink. Hinges starting a bit. Owner's inscription. Pages very white and clean. Wonderful copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Illus. by WYETH. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Alphabet de la Grande Guerre 1914-1916 Pour les enfants de nos soldats

      Paris: Berger-Levraut, 1916. Paper pastedown onto boards. Cloth spine.. Very Good. N.d., but surely 1916 -- the book was intended as a morale booster aimed at children. 4to. 32 by 25 cm. 29 pp., including title. An illustration per letter and page, with an explanation of the various martial and war-pertinent terminology or personalities. A hard-to-find title. Clean within, with some bowing of the boards, light soiling of boards, and small joint tear in rear.

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        Typed letter signed to Gilman D'Arcy Paul

      Baltimore 1916 - Mencken, Henry Louis (1880-1956). Typed letter signed to J. Gilman D'Arcy Paul (1893-1960). 2 pages. Baltimore, n.d. [1917]. 152 x 217 mm. Light soiling and creasing, lower edges a bit frayed, but very good.Excellent and characteristically acerbic letter from satirist and critic H. L. Mencken, regarded as one of the most influential American writers of the first half of the 20th century. His correspondent was Gilman D'Arcy Paul, a journalist, diplomat and civic leader in Baltimore.The letter opens with a brief discussion of the merits of Mencken's great friend Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945), whom Mencken championed despite acknowledging Dreiser's faults as a novelist:". . . You tell the horrible truth about Dreiser with surgical accuracy, but he still remains the best of the corn-fed herd. There is something Mary MacLaneish about him: his self-revelations are immense. Howells is too discreet and shallow. James is merely a fifth-rate Englishman. Dreiser really belongs to our fair republic, and shows the Knight of Pythias complex. I wish you knew him. He is more fun than a massacre."The other authors referred to here are William Dean Howells (1837-1920), Henry James (1843-1916) and Canadian writer Mary MacLane (1881-1929), author of several scandalous "confessional" memoirs. The Knights of Pythias is an American fraternal organization devoted to the ideals of loyalty, honor and friendship. The letter goes on to mention one of Mencken's forthcoming books (not named here, but probably the first series of his Prejudices) and touches on his pacifist politics:"My book will not appear until after the war. If I printed it now it would have to be expurgated to the point of inanity . . . I shall hold it, insert the ghastly truth, and then throw it overboard while the coroner's jury is still sitting. "I am 36, overweight, suffer from diabetes, chilblains and malaria, and am conscientiously opposed to war, Woodrow [Wilson] and capital punishment. Let the storm rage!"Mencken ends by recommending Willard H. Wright's Misinforming a Nation (1917), a diatribe against the Anglophilia of the Encyclopaedia Britannica; Wright's views would have meshed well with Mencken's own distrust of British "propaganda." Mencken was Wright's patron and mentor, and had helped the younger author obtain a position as culture columnist for the New York Evening Mail. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Poems of Joseph Mary Plunkett

      London: T. Fisher Unwin. 1916. First. First edition. Quarter cloth and printed paper over boards. Frontispiece engraved portrait by Mrs. Joseph Plunkett. Attractive contemporary bookplate ("Green-Armytage") on the front pastedown, else about fine in fine dustwrapper. Plunkett was an Irish nationalist and poet, and a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. He was executed after his capture at the Dublin General Post Office. Rare in jacket. .

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        XINGU AND OTHER STORIES.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-436 [437-440: ads], title page printed in red and black, original reddish brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. First printing with "Published October, 1916" and Scribner device on copyright page. This mixed collection of short fiction by one of America's finest writers of ghost stories includes "Kerfol" and "The Triumph of Night," two of Wharton's best supernatural stories. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 181. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-208. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1686. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 460-61. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-254. Bleiler (1978), p. 207. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 W-423. Garrison A24.1.a. Neat contemporary owner's signature dated 1917 on front free endpaper and attractive bookplate on front paste-down, a bright, fine copy. A beautiful copy. An uncommon book, especially in nice condition. (#96051) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRATADO COMPLETO DE ARQUITECTURA Y CONSTRUCCION,

      . Zustand: Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1916. Holandesa piel editorial. 35x25. Tomo I (480+198+30 texto), Tomo II (153 Laminas), Tomo III (39+93 Laminas). Magnifico Tratado de Arquitectura y Construccion con el texto y sus correspondientes laminas, Bella Obra. Ref 2.7 Biblioteca AD.

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        The Book of the Homeless

      New York: Scribner's. 1916. First. First edition, deluxe issue. Folio. Cloth and papercovered boards. Printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press. Decorations by Rudolph Ruzicka. Preface by Edith Wharton. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Contributions by Sarah Bernhardt, Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, and others. Illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson, Monet, Renoir, and others. Copy number 66 of 125 copies printed in a larger format (additionally 50 others were printed with an additional suite of plates) Signed by the printer D.B. Updike. Fine in original unprinted glassine dustwrapper with modest wear at the extremities, in original cardboard slipcase with wear and slight loss at the corners. Rare. .

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        PETERBURG. Roman v vos'moi glavakh. (Petersburg. A novel in eight chapters with a prologue and epilogue.)

      Petrograd, Stasiulevicha, 1916. - 3 vols in one. 8vo. (II) + 148 pp.; 3-209; 3-276. Fine internally. Repairs to spine. Contemporary cloth. First edition in book form of Belyi's masterpiece, Petersburg.KILGOUR 183. ( Russian ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EXPOSICIO ALBERT GLEIZES - Galeries DALMAU - Art Moderne, Cubisme.

      1916 - Barcelona, 1916. Un carton au format 90X137mm. Imprimé au recto. Rarissime carton d'invitation à l'exposition d'Albert Gleizes aux Galeries Dalmau en novembre 1916. Trace de colle au verso (voir photos). Cubisme, Cubism, Cubismo, art moderne. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Great War: A Neutral's Indictment.

      The Fine Art Society, Ltd.:, London 1916 - First edition. Folio, original cloth backed marbled boards. Leather spine labels, top edge gilt. 100 tipped in plates. Limited to 1,050 copies, of which 1,000 were for sale. Signed by the author, Louis Raemaekers. In near fine condition with some light rubbing. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ESTIO (1915)

      Casa Editorial Calleja, Madrid 1916. Edición especial numerada de 100 ejemplares en papel de hilo; Ejemplar Nº 2. - 1a Edición/Biblioteca Calleja./////Ex-libris de Gustavo Gili./Holandesa piel con puntas (con el sello de Brugalla, 1937). Conserva cubiertas originales./19x12,5. 178 págs.//Poesía, Vanguardias [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cherz 10 X 1916.

      1916 - Incisione firmata a matita in basso a destra. esemplare n. 32/100. Attualmente la frazione di Cherz appartiene al comune di Livinallongo del Col di Lana, in provincia di Belluno, nella regione Veneto. Formato: Acquaforte a colori di cm 33x25. Buono, ordinari segni del tempo.

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        Dominicos (Los) en el Extremo Oriente. Provincia del Santísimo Rosario de Filipinas. Relaciones publicadas con motivo del séptimo Centenario de la Confirmación de la Sagrada Orden de los Predicadores

      Seix & Barral, Barcelona 1916 - 4º mayor, 1 retrato, 391 p. profusamente ilustradas. Papel couché. Plena piel, lomo cuajado, escudo y ruedas doradas en plano de delante, imagen religiosa y ruedas doradas en plano de detrás. Cortes dorados. Bella edición, ilustrada con gran cantidad de fotograbados, con el texto recuadrado por orlas, y muy bien encuadernado. El libro, redactado por tres dominicos, explica la obra realizada en Filipinas, España, y otros países. Órdenes religiosas. Filipinas. Religious orders. Philippines.

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        The History of Sinai and Arabs with a Résumé of The History of Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia and Arabia, etc. [Egyptian Desert]. This Work on Sinai and Arabs is Dedicated to the Great and Illustrious Friend of the Arabs and Promoter of Reform in Sinai and the Sudan, His Excellency General, El-Ferik Sir Francis Reginald Wingate Pasha, Sirdar of the Egyptian Army and Governor General of the Sudan.

      Published First Edition . 1916. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original emerald green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. Quarto 10'' x 7''. Contains printed pages of Arabic text with monochrome photographs, large fold-out colour map to the rear dated 1913. Damp soiling to the cloth covered boards not affecting the inside of the book, worn gilt lettering, cheap paper browning and in Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. NORTH AFRICA [Sudan] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        World War One Tabernacle with Intricate Inlay and Marquetry Work: Wereld Oorlog's Gedenkenis 1914-15-16

      Belgium presumed, 1916 or 1917. Very Good. A highly unusual piece, probably one-of-a-kind, and as a memorial to those who sacrificed up to then in the First World War, uncommon in its general conception -- one will not find a lot of examples of artwork that is somewhat similar to this piece either. Large, measuring closed 81 by 54 cm. Each of two panels or doors is 69 by 27 cm and these open to reveal additional decoration. The doors on the outside have ten place names written with inlay running in diagonal zigzags: Vlaanderen, Antwerpen, Mechelen, Leuven, Namen, Zaleszoziki, Dunaburc, Salonika, Kaukasus and Yolmein. In between these place names, which represent battlefronts, places of contention or towns somehow suffering from the attacks by the Central Powers, there are playful inlays, that capture various instruments of warfare, or somehow loosely allude to such, such as a plane, a cannon, a ship. These are rendered with a child-like simplicity. On the inside of the doors the scheme is continued, but here the ten names are of the larger regions that these places are associated with, such as Lotharingen and the Dardanelles. The inlay motives here include a balloon, a red cross cart, a row boat. On the back panel, now also revealed, are the names of the combattants, and this includes both the Allies and Central Powers. Twelve countries are listed, including Japan, Montenegro, Bulgaria, and of course all of the main combatants at that time: England, Germany, Austria, Italy, Russia, Turkey, etc. The dating of this tabernacle, in fact, can be very confidently placed as 1916 or 1917 because of the conspicuous absence of the United States, which was still neutral and didn't enter the war until on April 6, 1917. Beside each of the twelve country names are inlays of tools and weapons of warfare -- a kind of military iconology. Included are things such as an anchor and a trumpet and bugle, however. Among the things making this a highly uncommon piece is that while it was clearly done by a citizen on the Allied side, it seems to express some sympathy for the casualties and suffering in the Central Powers as well. Minor losses of inlay pieces -- none of this is conspicuous or seriously affect the beauty and integrity of the piece. The door panels do not shut completely, as they probably did when the piece was created.

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