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        Plantation de Rubber "Pasir Oetjing" (Java). Compte-rendu général de la plantation pour l'exercice 1915. [Pasir Ucing]

      Batavia [Jakarta]: G. Kolff & Co, 1916. Livre. Très bon. Demi-toile. Ed. originale. In-4. Batavia - Weltevreden, G. Kolff & Co, 1916. 29 x 23 cm (R), in-4°, 35 [1] pp. + 1 planche en couleurs dépliante hors texte + 6 graphiques réhaussés de rouge hors texte dont un dépliant + 4 grands tableaux dépliants imprimés en noir et rouge, avec 18 PHOTOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES (tirages argentiques, format : env. 15 x 11 cm) contrecollées dans le texte, coupons de contrôle originaux contrecollés dans le texte, reliure en demi percaline verte muette. Présentation extensive de cette plantation d'hevea brasilliensis, située dans les environs de Bandung (Java Ouest), fondée onze ans auparavant et dirigée par un Français. L'organisation de la plantation, les méthodes de culture, le processus de fabrication et de conditionnement du caoutchouc, les divers aménagements de la plantation, la construction de villages (kampung) indigènes, les diverses expérimentations dans la culture de l'hévéa menées sur la plantation et les rendements obtenus sont présentés avec la plus grande rigueur. Les photographies originales qui ornent ce rapport - curieusement édité mais sans doute tiré à très petit nombre - constituent une sorte de reportage sur la vie d'une plantation dans les Indes néerlandaises du début du XXe siècle. Quelques corrections et ajouts manuscrits, fort probablement de la main de l'auteur, tout au long du texte. Très bel exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Die Dolomiten im Kriege.

      1916 - Incisione firmata a matita in basso a destra. Esemplare n. 32/100. Formato: Acquaforte a colori di dimensioni 31x27 cm. Buono, ordinari segni del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Storhetstidens litterära krigsbyten.

      En kulturhistorisk-bibliografisk studie. A.a. I-II. Uppsala, 1916-20. (6),367,(2) + (6),510,(1) s. & plr. Två lätt nötta klbd med stänkta övre snitt, övriga snitt endast putsade. De främre omslagen medbundna. Den första volymen lätt snedläst. Lätt solkade pärmar och ryggar. Bra exemplar med dedikation till Erik Scavenius och dennes exlibris.. Bibliofilupplagan tryckt i 200 numrerade exemplar, varav dessa är nummer 179. Den enklare avhandlingsupplagan saknar planscher. Ett bokhistoriskt standardverk om det systematiska tagandet av böcker och bibliotek som krigsbyten i Sveriges krig under stormaktstiden. Områden som drabbades var Baltikum, Böhmen, Danmark, Polen och Tyskland. Erik Scavenius (1877-1962) var politiker för Radikale venstre och dansk utrikesminister och statsminister, den senare posten 1942-45

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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      Photograph. Fine and uncommon. An 8" x 10" photograph of perhaps New York City's most popular mayor, often referred to as "Little Flower" or "The Napoleon of New York" due to his height of 5'2". Born of Jewish and Italian parents, LaGuardia was elected to Congress in 1916 on the Republican ticket, interrupting his term to serve as a decorated pilot on the Italian front in World War I. He led the city as a Republican mayor from 1933 to 1945 working closely with the New Deal administration of Democratic President Franklin Roosevelt to secure federal subsidies enabling New York City to build parks, low-income housing, bridges, schools, and hospitals and to create a rapid transit system that was one of the finest in the world. The first three-term New York City mayor decided not to seek a fourth term in 1945 and died of cancer in 1947. This photograph shows a serious LaGuardia and is INSCRIBED "To the Program/America Speaks to Poland" and SIGNED by the mayor. Slight defect in the image on the opposite side of the inscription created in the process of developing.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Mr. Britling Sees It Through

      London, New York, Toronto ...: Cassell and Company, Ltd 1916, 1st Edition. () 433pp. Good to very good in near fine dust jacket. Octavo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Blind stamped decoration on spine and front (and blind stamped lettering to front). Some small whitish stains to boards. Fading to spine. Some light edge wear with corners bumped. Splattered foxing to preliminaries and outer edges. Upon a few pages the foxing from the outer edge has entered the margins. Very slight soiling to endpapers. Top edge of text block darkened due to dust and bottom untrimmed. Slight cracking between rear endpapers at gutter. In brown dust jacket, not price clipped. Feather decoration on front cover. A small amount of creasing to edges and darkening to spine, else the jacket is in wonderful condition. A nice copy, in jacket, with a interesting and personal inscription in black ink on fly leaf. Fly lead inscription reads "AE from H. G. See PG 44". Upon inspection of page 44 it is unclear what it is that Wells wants the recipient to see. A mysterious and intreguing note. G. H. Wells (60) notes that "many of the characters are drawn fron actual people and are easily recognizable" suggesting that perhaps a character or event on page 44 would be recognized by, or based upon, AE. 61 in Wells Society "An account of the impact of the first World War on a sensitive mind. In this novel Easton Glebe, near Dunmow, in Essex, appears thinly disguised as Matching's Easy". Signed and inscribed by H. G. Wells..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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      London: Cassell, 1916. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. A more than presentable copy of the First British Edition of Well';s "masterpiece of the wartime experience in England" [Davdi C. Smith, H. G. Wells: Desperately Mortal: A Biography, p. 222). There are the "ghosts" of tape marks on the endpapers, and a bookplate on the front pastedown, as well as a small leather plate on the front free endpaper. The green cloth binding stamped in blind, and with gilt titling to the spine, is sharp with no rubbing. The dustjacket is clean, with no closed tears at all, and just a trace of "softening" to the bottom of the spine. Very Good+ binding / Very Good+ dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Zeppelin Nights. A London Entertainment

      London, John Lane at The Bodley Head. 1916 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo.; pp. 307+ 4 ads. Publisher's green decorated cloth, titles in yellow to front boards, gilt to spine, page edges untrimmed. Discreet Blackwell's label to pastedown, minor bumping to extremities, gilt dulled, otherwise a very clean and tight copy of a lesser known work dealing with zeppelin paranoia in WWI London, and possibly one of the few places one could encounter a line like; "Her horror slowly upspreads from its nodus on the panting human breast where she squats and crouches." Arguably one of the earliest works of fiction to depict the possible social and psychological effects of an air raid. In addition to this the whole thing is as mad as a sack of ferrets; who christens their child 'Serapion', for crying out loud? [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Bullets and Billets. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      Grant Richards, [1916] 1916 8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece (original tissue guard present), illustrated title, 17 plates and numerous illustrations, all by the author, in the text, some mild spotting to text and fore-edges (rather heavier on half-title and a few leaves); original red pictorial cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in black, upper hinge starting (exposing webbing but binding wholly sound), a good copy. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE. Bairnsfather's first book, and the only one written and illustrated by him and published during the Great War, provides a light-hearted account of his experiences as an 'Old Contemptible'. It covers arrival France in 1914, life in the trenches in 'Plugstreet Wood' (including the notorious Christmas Truce'), the birth of 'Old Bill' and 'Fragments', and his blighty one received during the first gas attack at Second Ypres (April 1915). The sequel 'From Mud to Mufti' appeared in 1919. This is arguably Bairnsfather's most iconic title, containing several of his best-known cartoons including 'Chuck us the Biscuits', 'Shut that blinkin' Door' and, of course, 'Old Bill' himself. Signed copies are scarce. Holt, p.244.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        Finding the Way by the Sun, Moon and Stars in the Northern Hemisphere Without the Aid of Plans or Tables

      Woolwich, Royal Artillery Institution, 1916.. Octavo. Pp. 24. With text figures, diagrams and tables. Plus revolving chart with overlay sewn to binding, and a folding plan tipped-in at end. Bound in the original stiff blue wrappers, bit discoloured and marked, name label to cover. In fine condition. Excellent interior. ~ First edition. Very rare. Both OCLC and KVK locates two copies worldwide, one at British Library; one at Clark University. It includes a 2-leaf ?Stars of the Northern Hemisphere on a Revolving Chart? printed in blue and white, with the disc revolving on a metal axis. The folding plan shows the principle constellations visible in latitude 50 degrees N. Royal Artillery Major George Nevile Wyatt was the Chief Instructor in map reading and field sketching at the Royal Military Academy. - - Provenance: R. B. Eastwood's, British military analyst, copy, with a name label to that effect on cover.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Après la Victoire" par HANSI.

      1916 - 4 menus ill. en coul. d'une série de 6 menus en trois sujets, in-8, 1916. 4 menus (dont trois différents), gravés et rehaussés au pochoir, mettant en scène une fillette aux accents cocardiers : pour l'un, elle observe ses poupées aux tenues bleu horizon et d'Alsacienne, pour l'autre un bouquet tricolore avec des chardons de Lorraine par une petite Alsacienne devant une tombe anonyme à la croix de Lorraine. Pour le dernier la fillette revient du marché et porte dans ses bras un militaire modèle réduit. Rare dans sa pochette de livraison imprimée de deux fillettes alsaciennes. Livres

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        Reports on the collections made by the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition and the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea 1910-1913.

      London: Francis Edwards, 1916. - Quarto,two volumes,ten chromolithographs (including eight of birds by Gronvold, two of insects) and 27 uncoloured plates (including four of reptiles and one of fish). Publisher's blue wrappers, uncut and partly unopenend, limited to 150 numbered copies (this copy is number 112), a fine set with both volumes in matching blue cloth boxes with leather and gilt title labels. The British Ornithologists' Union was established in 1858 and to celebrate its jubilee it was decided to sponsor a major expedition to the Snow Mountains of Dutch New Guinea, now Irian Jaya. 9,000 pounds was raised by private donation and Government grants and the first of two expeditions, led by Walter Goodfellow, set sail from England in September 1909. This expedition encountered great difficulties and it was not until February 1913 that a second expedition, led by A. F. R. Wollaston, managed to climb over 15,000 feet to get near the summit of Carstenz Peak, the highest point in the Snow Mountains. "As Mr Wollaston's book [Pygmies and Papuans, 1912], the official account of the expedition, explains the great physical difficulties of this hitherto unexplored part of New Guinea and other unforseen circumstances rendered the work of the B. O. U. Expedition quite exceptionally arduous; and if there results of their exploration were not all that had been hoped, it must be remembered that they did all that was humanly possible to carry out the dangerous task with which they had been entrusted. Their work has added vastly to our knowledge of this part of New Guinea ." (Ogilvie-Grant, W. R. Introduction p. iii). Both expeditions made important contributions to the zoology of New Guinea, and the paper on birds has some significance. It was also reproduced in octavo form as an Ibis supplement. Wood p. 262; Zimmer p. 100. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Arrangement of the Chinese Characters according to an Alphabetical System with Japanese Dictionary of 8000 Characters and List of 22000 Charakters.

      Tokyo, Kobunsha, 1916. - Famous study of Russian Orientalist, Sinologist and scholar of Japanese Studies Otto Julius Rosenberg (1888 - 1919) on a system of classification of Chinese characters. Rosenberg studied from 1906 to 1911 at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the University of St. Petersburg, lectured by, among others, the founder of the Russian school of Indology, Sergei Oldenburg (1863 - 1934). During a study stay in Bonn in 1909, Rosenberg befriended Hermann Jacobi (1850-1937), the greatest Indologist and Sanskrit scholar of that time. As part of an internship at the Department of Oriental Languages (SOS) at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität two years later, he also befriended the German linguist and scholar of Japanese studies, Rudolf Lange (1850 - 1933). From 1912 to 1916 he studied Buddhist Literature and Tradition at the University of Tokyo. Here Rosenberg became acquainted with the then leading Buddhist Scholars of Japan. In the course of this stay, he explored the school of Zen Buddhism as one of the first Western scientists and also became an expert for Japanese and Chinese characters used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese. In 1924, his work "The problems of Buddhist philosophy" was published in German. Based on ideas of Russian Sinologist and Buddhologist Vasily Vasilyev (1818 - 1900), Rosenberg developed a method of classification of Chinese and Japanese characters. He published the results of his research in a dictionary which was published in English and Japanese and which formed the basis of the so-called "Four Corner Method", which is still employed today in the creation of Chinese and Japanese dictionaries. This volume is extremely rare and, according to the world's largest bibliographic database, WorldCat, it is only found in six libraries worldwide. The copy offered here was purchased from a Japanese private collection. de 2000 Boards slightly stained (esp. back cover), otherwise good copy of an extremely rare and fragile item of considerable scientific work with regards to the disclosure of far-eastern language systems. More photos on the homepage of the Antiquarian (please enter order number on the supply side in the search field). There fall 20 percent discount on all offers until 15 October 2013. 15, (546) pp. Green clothbound (original) volume with gold-embossed title along spine and blind-tooled publisher's mark on front. Illustrated endpaper with floral ornamentation.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        Drawings of the Flags in use at the Present Time by Various Nations

      London: HMSO for the Admiralty, , 1916. Large octavo. Original dark blue buckram with title gilt to spine and to the upper board together with the Royal Arms. Chromolithographic half-title, dated 1915 and 207 similar plates, one with overlay demonstrating the form and construction of the Union Flag. Just a little rubbed, small piece torn from the corner of one leaf, no loss of text, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy. These official vexillological reference manuals are uncommon, particularly so in such pristine condition. They were almost invariably placed in a context where they would have been frequently consulted, coming in for considerably rough handling, and the heavy paper-stock on which the plates are printed, and the through-sewing - which comes close to perforating at the gutter - mean that the binding often cracked, and the plates came loose. Furthermore, until a new edition was called for, updates were made on printed overslips to the plates and text both, or copied over in manuscript, so most examples have accrued a considerable accretion of addenda, often not that elegantly attached. Unusually, this copy shows no sign of provenance, and is entirely unaltered from issue. Print-run of 1500 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Forum Exhibition of Modern American Painters

      Mitchell Kennerley. Collectible - Good. Octavo. Paper Covered Boards Hardcover, 1916. First Edition. Ex-library with the usual treatments. 78pp. Bound in white paper covered boards with black cloth tape on spine. Cover surfaces show considerable wear and soiling, rubbing of all edges with mild peeling and chipping. Binding is sturdy and textblock is intact. Text pages are clean with minimal toning. Plates have been stamped in ink, not over the image itself. Each plate has tissue guard. Includes 16 monochrome plates reproducing a work of each of the modernist artists displayed at the exhibition, including Man Ray, William Zorach and Marsden Heartley. This is a very scarce original edition of this text. Includes protective black slipcase from library. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Windy McPherson's Son

      New York: John Lane, 1916 - Anderson's first book, dedicated "To the living men and women of my own Middle Western home town" First Edition. 8vo. . Original orange cloth, blocked in black and gold, slight fading to spine, small stain on upper cover, else fine. SIGNED BY ALICE CORBIN HENDERSON, ANDERSON'S EDITOR AT POETRY MAGAZINE on front pastedown. Sheehy & Loft 1 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Jeunes Ruines, poèmes de Guerre. Manuscrit exécuté aux armées par André Selthic & Mathurin Meheut. Préfacé par Henri Lavedan de l'académie Française.

      - L'original de ce livrea été exécuté aux armées, reproduit dans son intégrité et établi par les soins de Jules Meyniallibraire à Paris. Ouvrage vendu au bébéfice de la société française de secours aux blessés militaires. RARE AUTEUR: André Selthic / illustre? par Mathurin Me?heut ; pre?sente? par M. Henri Lavedan, TITRE:Jeunes Ruines, poèmes de Guerre. Manuscrit exécuté aux armées par André Selthic & Mathurin Meheut. Préfacé par Henri Lavedan de l'académie Française. LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Paris : [s.e.] 1916 Tirage à 500 exemplaires numérotés et paraphés parles auteurs. édition vendue au bénéfice de la société française de secours aux blessés militaires .Exemplaire N 115 COLLATION:15 ff. : frontisp., FORMAT: Grand in -8 de 28 x 19 cm RELIURE: En feuilles sous une chemise cartonnée à rabats souples. Manquent les rubans desfermetures. ILLUSTRATIONS:illustre? par Mathurin Me?heut ETAT: Chemise cartonnée, papier un peu jauni avec quelques légères traces. Intérieur entrès bon état, quelques traces de doigts ( sans gravité). BIOGRAPHIE & THEME:Jeunes Ruines. Poëmes de Guerre illustrés par. Paris, Meunial,1914-1916; gr. in-8 en ff., sous chemise d'éditeur.PREMIÈRE ÉDITION, vendue au bénéfice de laSociété Française de secours aux blessés militaires. Exemplaire sur Vergé, SIGNÉ PAR L'AUTEUR ETL'ARTISTE POIDS: 800 g NOUVEAU ! Indiquez-nous vos desiderata pourêtre averti par email de la mise en vente de nouveaux ouvrages qui vous interessent ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gribaudo Vandamme]
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        The Water-Babies

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1916. hardcover. near fine. Smith, Jessie Willcox.. Color frontispiece, 11 color plates, and many other illustrations throughout by Jessie Willcox Smith. 362pp. Large 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/4 dark green morocco. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1916). A near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Report On The Proposed Electric Railways For The City Of Sydney

      Sydney. William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer. 1916. First Edition; Med. 4to; pp. ii, 78, 86 plates many of which are large folding plans, diagrams, maps, architectural designs and photographs, original printed boards, black cloth spine, front hinge a little weak, spine chipped, otherwise a very good copy. Scarce The work recommended in this Report, viz., the electrification of the inner zone suburban railways to Parramatta, Honsby, Sutherland, and Bankstown: the construction of the City Electric railway, and Electric Railways to the Eastern, Western, and Northern Suburbs; the construction of two long span cantilever bridges across the harbour of 1,600 feet and 1,350 feet centre spans respectively; the electrification of the outer zone suburban railways to Penrith, Campbelltown, Waterfall, the Hawkesbury river, and various other small branches in the suburban area: and the construction of underground tramways, amounting to approximately 20 million pounds sterling, exclusive of land resumption, has been approved, and will be carried out in the order indicated above." Unfortunately much of Bradfields plans were never carried out.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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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. Limited Edition. Physical description: xiv, 223, p. , frontis. , 74 col. Plates : ill.. ; folio. 37cm. Subjects: Art objects - Private collections. Museums - Lincolnshire - Lincoln. Art galleries - Lincolnshire - Lincoln Limited 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        [Huxley, Aldous] The Palatine Review, Numbers 1 - 5 (all published)

      Oxford, 1916-1917. Two 12mo volumes + three tall octavo volumes. (54), (ii); (52), (iv); (28), (iv); (24), (vi); (30), (ii)pp. Complete run of the literary periodical established by Aldous Huxley, along with fellow Oxonians T.W. Earp (later an art critic for The Daily Telegraph) and Grattan Esmonde. Huxley published a number of early writings here, including several prose pieces that were not reprinted elsewhere: "The Chimney," "The Death of Pellenore," and "From a Lyrical Notebook." First two issues bound in green printed wrappers and saddle-stitched with a single staple. Consequently, the text block has become detached in the first issue. The latter three numbers are in dark blue printed wrappers. Housed in a slipcase. Overall, a fine set of an uncommon periodical, rarely encountered in a complete run.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      1916. 1. NOVELTY. BOOK OF SOMETHING TO DO * RHYMES & STORIES. NY: United Art Pub. Co. (1916). Oblong FOLIO (14 X 11 1/4"), cloth backed pictORIAL boards, FINE AND UNUSED AND COMPLETE WITH 72 PICTORIAL STAMPS IN THE UNOPENED GLASSENE ENVELOPES! (because the envelopes has never been unsealed, it is possible that the stamps may adhere to each other). The stories include Puss In Boots, Mother Goose Rhymes, Three Bears, Farmyard Friends, Three Little Pigs, Twelve Wild Animals, Peter Rabbit, Jack & The Bean Stalk, Cinderella, Robinson Crusoe and Rip Van Winkle. Interspersed throughout the text are blank rectangles in the center of which the reader is to affix the corresponding 72 color pictorial stamps. It is also wonderfully illustrated by an unknown hand with the black and whites throughout the text. Very rare in any condition but especially so in such nice unused condition.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Augustus Does His Bit:

      [London: Constable & Company,, 1916]. an Unofficial Dramatic Tract on War Saving and Cognate Topics. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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'Bannon's bibliography. ; 3; 126 pp. .

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        Storhetstidens litterära krigsbyten.

      En kulturhistorisk-bibliografisk studie. A.a. I-II. Uppsala, 1916-20. (6),367,(2) + (6),510,(1) s. & plr. Två nötta hfrbd med upphöjda bind och stänkta snitt (Refsum). Omslagen medbundna. Ryggarna solkiga och med repor. Med Wilhelm Munthes namnteckning i den första delen och dedikation till densamme i den senare delen.. Bibliofilupplagan tryckt i 200 numrerade exemplar, detta är nummer 177. Den enklare avhandlingsupplagan saknar planscher. Ett bokhistoriskt standardverk om det systematiska tagandet av böcker och bibliotek som krigsbyten i Sveriges krig under stormaktstiden

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Embryology, Anatomy, and Diseases of the Umbilicus Together with Diseases of the Urachus

      W. B. Saunders & Co, 1916. Hard cover with dust jacket bound in dark green cloth with gilt stamping, illustrated with b/w photos and drawings, 680 pages. Binding shows scuffing along, wear with light fraying at heel of spine, panels a little scuffed, previous owner's name and bookplate on front paste-down, page edges age toned, occasional light soiling or smudge on text pages. A solid copy of this scarce work. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket as Published.

      [Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books]
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        Corriere della Sera.

      Subject: (Giornali - 1a guerra mondiale). Milano, 1916, A. 41, annata completa, dal 1 gennaio al 31 dicembre, fasc. di 4 pag. cad. rilegati in sei volumi m.tela nera.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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      1916. Fine. [SKETCHTOUR GENRE] Kanao Bun'endo, publisher. HANSHIN MEISHO-ZUE A folding album of 24 (of 30) prints - oban size color woodcut, printed by Nishimura Kumakichi and published by Kanao Bun'endo in 1916,17. The finest of all of Bun'endo's remarkable porfolio productions, The HANSHIN MEISHO ZUE is a great rarity, even individual prints from the series of 30 are by no means common. We are missing only prints #7, 21-25 (6 in all). There are two prefatory pages, one is a map of the trip around western Japan depicted herein, the other a table of contents. Also, one of the Akamatsu Rinsaku designed portfolio cover prints has been mounted as preface to the whole series, while four others have been trimmed and mounted on two pages at the end. The artists who designed the prints were Akamatsu Rinsaku (1878- 1953), Noda Kyuho (1879-1971), Hata Tsuneharu(1883-? ), Mizushima Nihou (or Nihofu) (1884-1958) and Nagai Hyosai (1882-1945). For more on this remarkable work, see Charles Mitchell's article in ESSAYS ON JAPANESE ART PRESENTED TO JACK HILLIER. Our copy is very clean in a new brocade over stiff paper covers with a hand-brushed title label. There is a bit of foxing, but it is confined to the stubs upon which the prints are mounted. The images themselves are lovely and extrememly well-printed.

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        The Democratic Party represents a larger part of the progressive power and thought of the country than any other party

      The Democratic Party represents a larger part of the progressive power & and thought of the country than any other party"& & "For myself, I sincerely desire and have tried to deserve the & support of all progressive, forward-looking men."~& & Wilson's progressive policies brought the Democratic Party back from the wilderness where it had languished since the Civil War, and resulted in establishment of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Trade Commission, as well as passage of the Clayton Anti-trust Act and the Farm Loan Act. The nation's leader during World War I, his idealism had a permanent effect on the goals of American foreign policy, and his internationalist outlook favoring U.S. involvement abroad came after World War II to be seen as prophetic.& & The 1916 Democratic Convention was held from June 14 to 16 and renominated Wilson. The Republicans had met a few days earlier, and in a move to reunite with their Progressive faction that had split off in 1912, nominated Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes, who was acceptable to all. Then the Republicans ran their campaign on the premise that Hughes had inherited the Progressive mantle of Theodore Roosevelt. Hughes was a moderate & & & candidate and by no means the conservative that Taft had been. However, to President Wilson, the idea that the Republicans were the Progressives in the 1916 election was wrong, and he went about setting the record straight. In doing so, he explained what the Democratic Party stood for, and reflected on why he was "proud to be its nominee."& & Typed Letter Signed on White House letterhead, two pages, July 14, 1916, during his reelection campaign, to J. C. Parker, Editor of Lefax Magazine in Philadelphia. "I have read your letter of July tenth with a great deal of attention and with very serious interest, and realize as keenly as you do the anomalous conditions by which many of the Progressive voters of the country are being confused and misled, as well as the old, inveterate attractions which seem to control the choice of many of them in matters political. In answer to the questions contained in your letter, I will say that, for my own part, I have no jealousy whatever of independent organizations intended to keep the independent voters of the country reminded of their obligations and fully informed as to parties and the conditions under which their votes are being solicited. For myself, I sincerely desire and have tried to deserve the support of all progressive, forward-looking men. I believe, and I think that recent experience has confirmed the belief, that the Democratic Party represents a larger part of the progressive power and thought of the country than any other party, and that it can be made the instrument, and is being made the instrument, of leadership in the direction which all men who love justice and progress must wish to take. It is for that reason that I am proud to be its nominee and to have the opportunity to lead it." The magazine marked up page two of this letter for publication. &

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        International Government. Two Reports

      New York: Brentano's,, 1916. With an Introduction by Bernard Shaw. Octavo. Blue stiff wrappers. Some toning to wrappers, small closed tear to upper wrapper and title page. An excellent copy. A pre-publication separatum of Shaw's introduction to Leonard Woolf's International Government, printed to secure copyright. Laurence located only 5 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Army Regulations 1915

      Cairo: Government Press,, 1916. Octavo. Punched and cord-tied into mustard boards with title in black to the upper board, as issued. [i], viii, 495 leaves,printed rectos only, tables to the text. A little rubbed, contents lightly browned, but overall very good. First edition, print-run of 2,000 copies. Extremely uncommon, just one copy traced institutionally world-wide, that at the United Nations in Geneva. Comprehensive regulations and orders for the Egyptian Army covering precedence of corps; cavalry and drums; command and rank; honours and salutes; duties; inspections, Discipline, interior economy including training; dress and equipment; animals; service rules covering enlistment, transfers, &c.; record keeping; rules governing civilian employees; military discipline including prisons. Seven amendment pamphlets issued between Oct. 1916 - Sept. 1919 with Egyptian Army Orders loosely inserted. A major documentary source for the organisation of the Egyptian Army at the time of the First World War, issued under the aegis of Reginald Wingate as Sirdar. With pencilled ownership inscription of Bimbashi J.B. Breacher, 1st Battalion E.A., Khartoum North, Sudan. Lieutenant John Binstead Breacher was on secondment from the Hampshire Regiment, he was gazetted as an acting major in November 1918 (Bimbashi is essentially the equivalent rank to major), and made major in 19327, two years before his death. Two of Breacher's EA fezes, and a Wolseley helmet are in the collection of the National Army Museum.

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        Mr. Britling Sees It Through

      Cassell and Company, Ltd, London, New York, Toronto . - 1916, 1st Edition. () Good to very good in near fine dust jacket. 433pp. Octavo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Blind stamped decoration on spine and front (and blind stamped lettering to front). Some small whitish stains to boards. Fading to spine. Some light edge wear with corners bumped. Splattered foxing to preliminaries and outer edges. Upon a few pages the foxing from the outer edge has entered the margins. Very slight soiling to endpapers. Top edge of text block darkened due to dust and bottom untrimmed. Slight cracking between rear endpapers at gutter. In brown dust jacket, not price clipped. Feather decoration on front cover. A small amount of creasing to edges and darkening to spine, else the jacket is in wonderful condition. A nice copy, in jacket, with a interesting and personal inscription in black ink on fly leaf. Fly lead inscription reads "AE from H. G. See PG 44". Upon inspection of page 44 it is unclear what it is that Wells wants the recipient to see. A mysterious and intreguing note. G. H. Wells (60) notes that "many of the characters are drawn fron actual people and are easily recognizable" suggesting that perhaps a character or event on page 44 would be recognized by, or based upon, AE. 61 in Wells Society "An account of the impact of the first World War on a sensitive mind. In this novel Easton Glebe, near Dunmow, in Essex, appears thinly disguised as Matching's Easy". Signed and inscribed by H. G. Wells. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mr Britling

      UK: Cassell. London, Cassell, 1916. First Edition and First Impression. Hardback in Dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, presented in the original green boards. There's some bumping to the spine tips, and a slight split along the front crease. Otherwise just the expected ageing. The jacket has been restored to the spine, noticeable primarily on the inside. The outside looks very nice having very little wear, save a few area of ageing and darkening to the lower tip. A couple of closed tears, the longest being around 18mm, but quite indisinct. A presentable copy. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1916.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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      New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1916. First Edition. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. 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.

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        Dr. J. B. Cranfill's Chronicle a Story of Life in Texas

      Fleming H. Revell Company 1916 - Ex-library copy. Owner inscription on front endpaper and presentation bookplate on inside front cover. No owner marks in text. Front hinge is firm, rear hinge is cracked internally. Ex-church library with a libray pocket on inside rear cover. Bright lettering on front, lettering fading on spine. All 37 plates present on 35 pages. Cover has some light wear but in remarkable good condition for this rare title. texas history [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, [1916]. With Pictures by René Bull. Quarto. Original gilt decorated full vellum, illustrated endpapers, all edges gilt. With 16 colour plates, captioned tissues, black and white illustrations in the text. Some slight wear to cover, endpapers toned, otherwise internally fresh and in very good condition. Signed limited edition. One of 100 copies signed by the illustrator.

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      1916. Very Good. [EHON] GENDAI HAIGA SHU [A COLLECTION OF MODERN HAIGA] 1 volume [of 4] Summer. Summer has 30 full page color woodcuts, complete as called for. String-bound Japanese style in printed paper covers. Dated Taisho 5 [1916], first printing. Compiled by Shimada Yukichi; printed by Kishi Kageyoshi and published by Haigado, Tokyo. The GENDAI HAIGA SHU is a work of considerable skill and scarcity. The list of artists involved is a long one, including Nakamura Fusetsu, Tomita Keisen, Ishii Hakutei, Hirafuku Hyakusui, Ota Saburo, Kosugi Misei, Shimomura Izan and many other important figures in Western-style painting, here working in their literati "haiga" mode. Mitchell had but one volume of the four, the British Library only procured its own complete set within the last ten or fifteen years. Hillier seems to have missed the existence of the book completely. Our "Summer" volume is clean and fresh throughout and the overall condition of the book is very good, with the original covers. The work seems to have escaped the foxing so prevalent in other Taisho era productions. One volume.

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        The Girl and the Faun Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn

      London: Cecil Palmer & Hayward, 1916.. Large 4to. (13 x 10 inches). pp.115. Four tipped in colour plates, five full-page monochrome illusts (including half-title and title), and monochrome decorative borders throughout. Original quarter parchment over grey paper. Front cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Grey endpapers. T.e.g. Other edges uncut. Light marks or rubs to parchment. Book plate of Nigel Temple to front free endpaper, pencil remarks to pastedown and old price in pencil to flyleaf. No. 176 of the de luxe edition limited to 350 copies. Signed by the author, the illustrator and the publisher. A handsome book. Oversize or heavy book, requiring extra postage. Edition de luxe. Limited. Signed.

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        Danseuse *

      1916. 1916 - Pointe sèche originale 22 x 18 (procédé Barraud), feuille 37 x 30, signée à la mine de plomb en bas à droite, tirée par l'artiste à 17 exemplaires, dont 5 états uniques et 12 numérotés, sous cadre à baguette de bois teinté 48 x 35. Etat très léger de rehauts qui souligne à la fois la maître du trait délicat de la composition de l'artiste, loin des figures parfois empâtées ou hésitantes des débuts, et la grâce du sujet. Une très belle estampe, versant Degas.Rare encore et toujours.[Cailler & Darel 63]

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      1916. Tales. Garden City NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916. Original dark blue cloth, with dust jacket. First American Edition of these four Conrad tales -- "The Planter of Malata," "The Partner," "The Inn of the Two Witches" and "Because of the Dollars" -- published almost a full year after the London edition. The last story is probably better known under its dramatized version's title, "Laughing Anne" -- though none of these tales is particularly well-known.~This volume is in fine condition; the dust jacket, which has become quite uncommon, is in good-to-very good condition (hair-line separation along rear joint, other minor edge-wear not affecting print, partial discoloration from blue-grey to tan as usual with these DP&Co jackets). The front endpaper bears the penciled signature of Conrad bibliographer Walter E. Smith. Cagle A18b(1); Keating 110.

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        ELEVEN TYPED LETTERS SIGNED (TLsS) to T. Everett Harre, mostly short and to the point, dealing with editorial matters involving one or the other or both men, written over a period from 1916 to 1941, mostly after 1935. Plus one TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS) to Harre from Jim Niles, a colleague of Merritt's

      The letters have usual fold creases and some light rumpling, but,. except 24 May 1916 letter which has marginal loss at upper left. corner, all are in very good to fine condition. A detailed calendar. is available upon request. (#111986). A revealing look at Merritt as he went about his day job as newspaper editor for a major national weekly. Merritt's newspaper career began when he was 18 as a cub reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He wound up as assistant editor, then editor, of THE AMERICAN WEEKLY, a sensationalistic Sunday supplement for the Hearst newspapers. It had a circulation of about 7,500,000 copies while Merritt worked there, a hugely successful figure for that time (or this), which was touted on the paper's letterhead as the "Greatest Circulation in the World." His writing style in these brief business letters is breezy, slangy and hard as nails, the voice of the typical American newspaperman of this period, when the city newspaper was a glamorous thing, mythologized in countless Hollywood movies. (Among other heroes who worked for a newspaper in this period was Clark Kent.) In his spare time, Merritt managed to write and publish half a dozen novels that won him a reputation as "the greatest fantasy writer of modern times" (Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, p. 836). Since then, "in the fields of science fiction and fantasy there is probably no other great reputation of the past that has suffered as much as that of A. Merritt" (ibid.). Harre also worked as a journalist off and on, in between writing a handful of novels (including two that were listed in the first edition of the Bleiler Checklist, but omitted from the second; one of them is listed in Reginald). He is perhaps best known in genre studies as the editor of an anthology, BEWARE AFTER DARK! (1929), that included Lovecraft's "The Call of Cthulhu," only the second of his stories to be published in a hardcover book. Harre appears in these letters to be a bit obtuse about the kind of publication Merritt was editing, failing on at least two occasions to observe basic guidelines about length, style and deadline. For Merritt to be as patient with him as he appears in these letters (at the same time that he enforced strict rules about the content of the paper) says something complimentary about his basic humanity as well as his editorial finesse.

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        Recollections of Travel (Tabi No Kaisô)

      In Japanese and English, the artist's book, complete as issued with book, folder and case, limited to 300 numbered signed copies but believed issued in a much smaller printing, distinguished by its 19 artist carved monochrome woodblock prints of exceptional quality, a high point of Hiratsuka's printmaking, exemplifying his mature personal integration of traditional Japanese culture with the innovations of modern Western art, especially those of Die Brücke. 12 Japanese places have inspired a tanka poem with accompanying sumi print on its own leaf stamped with his Hiratsuka Seal C and there are 7 decorative woodcuts, double-page and full-page landscapes distinguished by their volumetric treatment of ukiyo-e themes, an eddy print, and 4 vignettes that approach the abstract. HIRATSUKA: became known for his mastery of wood carving techniques and is credited with developing tsukibori (poking strokes) technique, in which an aisuki chisel blade (small with a square-end) is rocked side-to-side in short strokes, producing uneven edges, imparting an energy to the line and a volumetric quality to the relief not otherwise possible. He studied with Ishii Hakutei and Okada Saburosuke and trained in wood carving with master carver, Igami Bonkotsu, later learning to carve picture frames. The making of traditional Japanese woodcuts involved many artisans in the process of cutting and printing. Hiratsuka made his own prints. A leader of the early 20th century Sosaku Hanga printmaking movement, he first exhibited in 1916 and is believed to have influenced nearly every important Sosaku Hanga artist. AVAILABILITY: Rare: a worldwide search finds examples in the institutional collections of Mt. Holyoke College and the University of Pittsburgh, and in the private Van Zelst Family Collection. 2 complete copies are known to have been sold in the last decade. PRINT LEAVES: The decorated folder with brown, white and black Japanese characters contains the 12 folded, 459 x 330 mm (18.07 x 12.99 inches) numbered print leaves, loose as issued, block printed in fine, sharp, well-inked impressions, each print with corresponding self-carved tanka poem; format-poem on right (229 x 330 mm)-sumi print on left (229 x 330 mm) with stamped in red artist seal. Condition: bright and clean: a few leaves with a light offset spot from the seal to facing text side (no text affected): some leaves with top and bottom edge bends, some with slight edge creasing (intrinsic faults because of folder size): leaf 1 with a touch of top edge spotting on its outer blank side and slight soiling at top edge of text side. Hiratsuka was a prolific creator of designs but customarily produced few print examples. He came to prefer working in sumi, stating; "the most beautiful range of color is black and white". His technique book, "Hanga no giho" was published in 1928 and he was the first block printing instructor at Tokyo University. From 1962, he lived in the U.S., returning in 1994 to Japan. He was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit in 1970, (never previously awarded to a print artist), and in 1977 became the first artist awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure. The Hiratsuka Unichi Print Museum was opened in 1991 in Suzaka-shi, Nagano-ken, Japan near the artist's birthplace of Matsue. FORMAT: The 320 x 228 mm book in decorated deep azure & white hoshi wrappers is in 2 parts, a primarily English text side and a Japanese text side, both opening as customary, the 44 folded leaves bound in a 4-stab holes fukuro-toji binding with cerulean cord and beige corner caps; English side wrapper with a panoramic sea coast view print, English title in white letters; Japanese side wrapper with an eddy pattern print and mounted cream title slip with blue Japanese characters and border, Japanese text with separate pagination and title page stamped in red with his Hiratsuka Un'ichi Seal B, protected by its laid-in guard sheet; both texts decorated with a different vignette. The 330 x 233 mm vanilla paper folder, upper and lower sides decorated with a different sumi botanical vignette, has his carved Hiratsuka Un'ichi Seal A at rear. The 332 x 239 mm maize cloth wrap-around case is decorated with a monochrome print over its full extent, done in a flowing sculptural style, with large wave roller in the foreground, as if seen from a low-lying boat and background coastal view of sharply eroded cliffs. It has carrot Japanese characters and silver English letters, inner panels with mounted cloth and paper linings with mounted justification and publishing paper labels and is fastened with 2 bone clasps. CONDITION DETAIL: Wrappers: corner rubs and light edgewear: clean and bright, except corner caps soiled and title panel with some spotting and soiling. Title Slip: fine. Pages: fine. Binding: fine. Folder: top and bottom bands of soiling, otherwise, scattered soiling. Case: soiled: light corner bumps: some edgewear: inner sides soiled with scattered spotting: publishing slip with some spotting. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, 88 pages, English side; [3] pages including blank, 70 pages with introduction and artist preface, tanka section with 12 poems, pp. 7-54, each poem with own division sheet, notes section with separate division sheet and map of sites, pp. 55-69, and 1 ending vignette of an iris in sumi, separate on its own page with his carved in the block UN seal; Japanese side, 1 blank sheet and 15 pages numbered in Japanese style, text ends with vignette of a temple roof ornament in sumi, separate on its own page with his carved in the block UN seal. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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