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        Entremeses. Anotados por Adolfo Bonilla y Sanmartín

      Asoc. de la Librería de España, Madrid 1916 - 8º, XL p., 257 p. Impresión a dos tintas. Ejemplar nº 703 de una tirada de 1000. Papel verjurado de hilo. Medio pergamino, tejuelo, florones, ruedas doradas. Corte superior dorado. Cubierta original. Cuidada edición, con el texto cervantino dentro de un recuadro en rojo. Incluye los ocho entremeses auténticos, según la edición príncipe de 1615, e inserta como complemento el de "Los habladores", de dudosa autenticidad. Muy buen ejemplar. Cervantismo. Literatura española. Teatro español. Cervantes, Miguel de. Spanish literature. Spanish theatre.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        XINGU AND OTHER STORIES

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,. 1916. 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.. 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). 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.

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        Himes udvar

      Budapest: Taltos-kiadasa 1916 - Quarto 26.3 x 21.4 cm, wrappers, xvii, 105 plates, cover and book design by author. Ede Toroczkai-Wigand (Hungarian, 1869-1945) was an architect, builder and author of a number of books on architecture and the design traditions of Transylvania. He designed and built a number of projects in a Hungarian secessionist, arts-&-crafts style which has been termed National Romanticism, a style found chiefly in Transylvania. This was developed most notably by Toroczkai-Wigand, Karoly Kos and Marcell Komor. His books, such as the present one, celebrate this style with drawings, photos and paintings of his projects, with settings in the landscape and interior work. This copy very good with owner inscription. Six copies found in North American libraries. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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        TERTIUM ORGANUM. 1916

      Petrograd: Taberio, 1916. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Text in Rus.. Small 4to (9-7/8 x 7) Softcover. Foldout ("Table of Four Forms"). Fair to Good only, rear cover missing. [Very Rare in any condition] Please see the picture..

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        'Mr Britling Sees It Through' First UK Edition 1916

      A first edition, first printing, published by Cassell in 1916. A very good+ book without inscriptions (?Presentation Copy? blind-stamp to title page), with some light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and some spotting to the fore-edge. In the excessively scarce dust wrapper which is a little nicked with a closed tear to the bottom of the front panel and one small tear to the top of the spine.

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        What is Coming?

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1916 First edition, first printing. Fine book in a very good or better dust jacket with some light edge wear and creasing, a couple small closed tears, and light soiling.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY

      Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1916. All quite fine and elegant. First edition xlix, 354p. Illustrated. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full black crushed morocco with silk flyleaves, a.e.g., the edges are gauffered at their borders and colored, the spine with gilt titles and dense panel ornaments, the upper cover with Greek key borders, title, and central ornament of a Roman bust in onlaid leather with a decorative gilt surround with the letters "D'ANCONA", apparently the finisher, the lower cover with wreath and ribbon in gilt with green and maroon onlays, the doblures of tan morocco From the series The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray which was eventually completed in 13 volumes over several years

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        ZAMETKI O RUSSKIKH ILLUSTRIROVANNYKH IZDANIYAKH. ("Notes on Russian Illustrated Publications. Children's Games"). First Edition. 200 copies

      Moscow: Typography of Mamontov, 1916. Text in Russian. 4to (10-7/8 x 8-1/2) Softcover. . Illustrated. 200 copies only. [Very Rare]. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        Essays And Literary Studies [SIGNED]

      John Lane Company, New York 1916 - A very good plus copy with light foxing on ffep and some wear to spine. Third edition so stated. INSCRIBED BY LEACOCK ON FFEP " BEST REGARDS FROM STEPHEN LEACOCK JAN 12 1920." A very rare inscribed/signed copy of one of the great Canadian humourist's early works. Tight copy Tight, very lightly read copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bag-End Books]
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        Reineke Fuchs.

      Weimar: Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag 1916. With orig. woodcuts by Walther Klemm. Fol. 172 pp. Limited to 650 numbered copies. Publisher's full leather with illustration on frontboard. Binding a little marked of use.. Copy no. 30 of 150 bound in full leather

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914 - 1918 - 12 Volume Set

      Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson Full set rebound in maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine. Comprises of Volume I & II, The story of Anzac - Volume III, The A.I.F. in France 1916 - Volume IV, The A.I.F. in France 1917 - Volume V & VI, The A.I.F. in France 1918 - Volume VII, The A.I.F. in Sinai and Palestine - Volume VIII, The Australian Flying Corps - Volume IX, The Royal Australian Navy - Volume X, The Australians at Rabaul - Volume XI, Australia during the War - Volume XII, Photographic record of the War. Various editions. Volume 3 has a library stamp to the title and minor title pages. Heavy set, (approx 17kg) please ask for postage quote. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        XINGU AND OTHER STORIES

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,. 1916. 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.. 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). 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.

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book. Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations.

      2nd edit. London: Hodder & Stoughton [1916]. With 16 coloured tipped-in plates with tissue guards. 4to. 173 pp. Publisher's gilt decorated cloth, corners slightly bumped

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Vignetter til Blichers Trækfuglene. Yderst sjælden komplet samling af 76 løse originale træsnit

      trykt på kinapapir i et oplag af ca. 75 ekspl., her smukt monteret på 10 stykker karton og med håndskrevet titelblad. Samlingen, der er komplet, er monteret af Johannes Larsen, der også har håndskrevet titelbladet, dedikeret samlingen til er person ved navn Mie 21. August 1916. Arkene svagt plettet og med limspor i margin af træsnittene.. De enkelte træsnit dukker fra tid til anden op i handelen, men at finde en komplet samling må betragtets som værende yderst sjældent. I årene 1911-1913 arbejder Johannes Larsen, på opfordring af Raderforeningen, med træsnittene til St. St. Blichers "Trækfuglene", som bliver et af højdepunkterne i hans grafiske produktion. Johannes Larsen havde lært træsnitkunsten af xylograf F. Hendriksen og han lavede 82 træsnit til bogen, hvoraf 76 blev anvendt. Bogen blev trykt af Kristian Kongstad i Helsingør og udkom i 1914 i et oplag på 800 eksemplarer. Holger Rasmussens bibliografi over Johannes Larsens grafiske arbejder nr. 47 - 128 incl. de ikke anvendte 6 træsnit

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        With Scott : The Silver Lining

      London: Smith Elder & Co, 1916. First Issue : Bound without the preface. Original green cloth with Penguin to front, title to front and spine.Mudie's Library label to front top edge and part of label to fep. No stamps. Wear to edges of boards, gutter partly cracked at fep but binding firm. 646pp with nearly 200 illustrations and 7 maps one folding. Light foxing throughout. . First Edition. Hardback. Good +/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: GOLDSWORTH BOOKS & PRINTS LTD]
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        THE GREAT WAR

      Published by The Fine Art Society Ltd., 1916. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Raemaekers, Louis. Very good condition with no wrapper. Three volumes. Very large format, 18 x 14 inches. Three-quarters white cloth, marbled boards, gilt titles to spines. First volume: A Neutral's Indictment. 100 mounted colour plates. Limited edition of 1050 copies. First published 1916. Volume Two: A Neutral's Indictment. 60 mounted colour plates. Limited to 1050 copies. First published 1917. Volume Three: The Victory Volume. 92 mounted colour plates. Limited to 1030 copies. First published 1919. All three volumes Edition Deluxe SIGNED by illustrator. All plates present. Spines browned. Top and tail of spines are bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. Surface paper of Volume Three is rubbed with some loss to front. Overall a handsome set. [S]

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        TEXT FROM NUMBERS 33-36 AND THE OPENING OF DEUTERONOMY

      Northern France [perhaps Arras], ca, 1230. Hardcover. A Leaf from the Chudleigh Bible,Exhibiting Fine Historiation from Arras. 286 x 197 mm (11 1/4 x 7 3/4"). Double column, 53 lines of text in a lovely regular gothic book hand. Attractively matted. Rubrics in red, capitals touched in red, textual corrections in red cartouches in the margins, running titles and chapter numbers in alternating red and blue letters, three two-line initials in red or blue with contrasting penwork, and A LARGE NINE-LINE HISTORIATED "H" SHOWING A SEATED MOSES, the initial in blue and pink with white tracery on a highly burnished gold ground and featuring a 20-line ascender in blue and pink, as well as two blue, pink, and gray descenders extending into the tail margin (the pictorial part of the initial measuring approximately 30 x 30 mm., and the letter in its entirety about 127 x 40 mm.), the whole outlined with burnished gold, Moses wearing blue and pink robes and a white skull cap, handing a long scroll containing laws to two men, the second, a smile on his face, peering over the shoulder of the first. Arabic numerals (from 69 to 74) in a 14th or 15th century hand neatly written in the margin. One corner a little wrinkled, three small light brown stains at edges from earlier mounting, otherwise A VERY FINE LEAF, clean, fresh, and bright, with rich colors and glistening gold entirely intact. Containing a very impressive initial marking the opening of Deuteronomy ("These are the words that Moses spoke to all Israel beyond the Jordan"), this is a beautiful leaf from a celebrated Bible. Known as the Chudleigh Bible, the manuscript from which our leaf comes was clearly in England by an early date; the Arabic numerals added in margins were perhaps put there by an English hand. In any case, the Bible was sold by Lord Clifford of Chudleigh (1916-88), 13th baron of Chudleigh in Devon, at Sotheby's in July of 1953, after which it passed into the collection of George Goyder (1908-97), appearing in his sale at Sotheby's in July 1970. The book was broken up shortly after selling at Christie's in July of 1974. A detail from the present Bible is reproduced in Christopher de Hamel's "Scribes and Illuminators" (p. 43, pl. 36), where scribal errors are discussed: "All scribes make mistakes from time to time in copying texts. In Bibles in particular any corrections were sometimes proudly enclosed in red frames in the margins in order to proclaim that the transcription had been systematically checked for accuracy." Branner, in "Manuscript Painting in Paris during the Reign of Saint Louis," tentatively attributes the Chudleigh Bible to Arras, and says that it was "indubitably produced in the same workshop" as another manuscript (now Walters Art Museum, W. 61: cf. L. Randall, "Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Walters Art Gallery," I, 43). The Walters Bible--and by extension the one from which the present leaf comes--is "richly illustrated" with historiated initials that show "a predilection for narrative detail" and noticeable "flair" (Randall). Although Paris has always been considered the chief location for the production of Medieval Bibles, Arras established an early reputation for manuscripts of very high quality. A Bible made at and for the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Vaast in Arras in the 11th century was one of the most arresting books produced during this period, and Arras continued to be an important provincial center of notable French manuscript illumination into the 13th century. The historiation here is skillfully done, and our initial is happily in a very fine state of preservation.

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        The Turtles of Tasman

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. First Edition. Collection of eight short stories, originally published in various periodicals and collected here for the first time. Scarce in dustjacket, as London titles of this vintage usually are. BAL 11968. First Printing. Octavo; publisher's mauve 'V' cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt, blue, orange, and tan on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 268, [7pp] ads. Light rubbing to spine ends, some trivial offset to endpapers, and faint foxing to top edge and preliminary pages; a Near Fine, well-preserved example, with the decorations to spine and front panel completely unrubbed. Dustjacket is lightly dust-soiled overall, with small chips at corners and crown, affecting the 'E' in 'THE' and in 'TURTLES;' edgewear, with short tears to extremities and a few faint stains; Very Good.

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        BUBEN ("Tambourine"). Poetry. Illustrated

      Moscow: Liren', 1916. Softcover. Text in Russian. Frontispiece and illustrations by Maria Siniakova. (MOMA Collection No. 137. A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 55) [The famous 2nd (illustrated) edition (1st edition was not illustrated). Bozhidar or Bogdan Gordeev (1894-1914): well-known Futurist poet. Maria Siniakova: well-known Futurist artist. Both lived in Ukraine and Russia.- Very Rare.] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website..

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        The Argus. Appleby School, Oakville, Ontario

      S.n. [Self-published?], S.L. [Oakville, Ontario] 1916 - School Yearbook/newsletter of Appleby School, Oakville, Ontario. Published three times a Year. The first 40 issues in three volumes, from #1 (March 1916) to #40 (June 1931). Sewn into three large blue buckram volumes with gilt lettered spines, keeping the original wrappers. Also bound-in are #46 (March 1938) and #61 (June 1953 ). Issue 9 , Dec. 1918 with large piece missing from lower front wrapper without loss to text, otherwise all issues in very good condition. Vol. I, No. 4- March 1917 contains, on three unnumbered pages, Are School Boys Happy? by Stephen Leacock. Previous owner's signature in vols. 1&2, buckram covers very lightly scuffed and soiled, otherwise a very nice set. From the library of David G. Guest, son of the first Headmaster.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books]
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        Trine italiane. Sei fascicoli : Modano. Modano fili tirati e buratto. Reticello (2). Trine a fuselli (2).

      Subject: (Pizzi & merletti, ricami). Bergamo, Ist. It. Arti Grafiche, 1916/1918, sei cartelle in cartoncino con legacci, ciascuna con 24 tavole.

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        The World Crisis: 1916-1918, Volumes I & II

      Here is a jacketed U.S. first edition, first printing set of the two 1916-1918 volumes of Churchill's The World Crisis.  This is Churchill's history of the First World War, in which he played such a critical, controversial, and varied role. Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose, containing what is regarded as some of Churchill's finest writing.  The U.S. edition of The World Crisis is the true first, as U.S. publication preceded the British. Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual books between 1923 and 1931. Today, jacketed first editions are quite scarce - jacketed U.S. first editions even more so than their British counterparts.  These two volumes - the third and fourth of the full six-volume set - include Churchill's time commanding a battalion at the front and his political rehabilitation and return to the Cabinet.  Both books are very good plus in very good dust jackets, that by virtue of matching condition give every appearance of being an original pairing.  The bindings are extremely clean, marked only by slight dulling to the bottom edges of the spines.  The contents are clean and tight with no ownership marks.  The untrimmed fore edges show the usual age-toning and the top edge shows some soiling and light spotting.  Both dust jackets are unclipped, still bearing the "$10.00 Two Volumes" price on the front flaps.  The front and rear faces of the Volume I jacket are clean and complete with just light age toning and minor wear at the corners.  The Volume I jacket spine is toned with fractional chipping at the spine head and chipping to a maximum 3/8 inch depth at the tail.  The Volume II dust jacket rear face is clean and complete with just a hint of age toning and minor wear at the corners.  The front face of the dust jacket is slightly more toned (likely due to transfer browning from the slipcase in which it was originally issued), bears a few tiny dark spots, and has three 1/8 inch chips along the top edge (likely where the jacket long ago caught on the aforementioned slipcase).  The Volume II jacket spine is toned with a 1/8 inch loss at the head of the spine, a 1/16 inch loss at the spine tail, and a 1/8 inch hole along the lower third of the rear hinge.  Of note, the spine losses are small enough that the black rules at the head and tail remain intact.  Both dust jackets are fitted with removable, archival quality clear covers.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(III-1&2).a, Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.103

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        History of the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry 1861-1864

      Stillwater, MN: Easton & Masterman, 1916. Gilt titling to spine. Previous owner's penciled gift inscription on ffep, a few words underlined in ink on p.441., lightly creased corners of front free end papers through p.5 and p. 395-418, large chip on upper corner of p.7/8, p.7-10 loose at hinge, yet still attached. Very light age staining to endpapers. Otherwise, textblock very clean and tight. Light character soiling to front cover of binding, bumped corners, light fraying to corners, edges, and spine. Front and rear hinge appear to have been reattached and repaired. Binding is tight. 508pp., including Appendices and Index.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Plates/Maps/Illustrations. 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall. Hardcover.

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      B. W. Huebsch, New York 1916 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The World Crisis: 1916-1918, Volumes I & II

      Here is a jacketed U.S. first edition, first printing set of the two 1916-1918 volumes of Churchill's The World Crisis.  This is Churchill's history of the First World War, in which he played such a critical, controversial, and varied role. Churchill was in a special position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the Front. First Lord of the Admiralty from 1911 until 1915, after the failure in the Dardanelles and the slaughter at Gallipoli, Churchill was scapegoated and forced to resign. He spent political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Before war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, but the stigma would linger. Churchill may have meant for his history of the First World War to clear his name, but his six volume masterwork far exceeds this purpose, containing what is regarded as some of Churchill's finest writing.  The U.S. edition of The World Crisis is the true first, as U.S. publication preceded the British. Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual books between 1923 and 1931. Today, jacketed first editions are quite scarce - jacketed U.S. first editions even more so than their British counterparts.  These two volumes - the third and fourth of the full six-volume set - include Churchill's time commanding a battalion at the front and his political rehabilitation and return to the Cabinet.  Both books are very good plus in very good dust jackets, that by virtue of matching condition give every appearance of being an original pairing.  The bindings are extremely clean, marked only by slight dulling to the bottom edges of the spines.  The contents are clean and tight with no ownership marks.  The untrimmed fore edges show the usual age-toning and the top edge shows some soiling and light spotting.  Both dust jackets are unclipped, still bearing the "$10.00 Two Volumes" price on the front flaps.  The front and rear faces of the Volume I jacket are clean and complete with just light age toning and minor wear at the corners.  The Volume I jacket spine is toned with fractional chipping at the spine head and chipping to a maximum 3/8 inch depth at the tail.  The Volume II dust jacket rear face is clean and complete with just a hint of age toning and minor wear at the corners.  The front face of the dust jacket is slightly more toned (likely due to transfer browning from the slipcase in which it was originally issued), bears a few tiny dark spots, and has three 1/8 inch chips along the top edge (likely where the jacket long ago caught on the aforementioned slipcase).  The Volume II jacket spine is toned with a 1/8 inch loss at the head of the spine, a 1/16 inch loss at the spine tail, and a 1/8 inch hole along the lower third of the rear hinge.  Of note, the spine losses are small enough that the black rules at the head and tail remain intact.  Both dust jackets are fitted with removable, archival quality clear covers.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.1(III-1&2).a, Woods/ICS A31(aa), Langworth p.103

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        Process (Processes) of Wood-Cut [Woodcut] Printing Explained. [?On a Boat? / ?Ferry over the Sumida?]. [Mokuhan junjozuri]

      Tokyo, The Shimbi Shoin Ltd., (1916).. Duodecimo. Pp. 4 (Introduction in English), and 20 (i.e. 40) double leaves, folded once in Japanese style, comprising of 20 progressive plates, numbered 1-20, printed from wood blocks. Captioned in English and Japanese. Letterpress tail-piece. Bound in traditional oriental format, tied with red silken threads, upper wrapper hand-printed in full colour from 20 blocks. In a very good condition (minute chip to blank corner-tip of one leaf, well away from image). A lovely book, beautifully preserved. ~ First edition. A second edition apparently appeared in 1938. ?The prints made by the process of woodcut printing reproduce the slightest touch of the brush and the most delicate shades of colours in the original, the result being such as can hardly be attained by lithographs.? (From the Introduction.) Through 20 progressive colour spreads, each showing separately the added colour and the result on the print itself, the book creates, step by step, a charming, full-colour reproduction, made from 20 different blocks, apparently reproducing Kiyonaga?s ?Ferry over the Sumida?. Very rare.

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        TALES OF THE PAMPAS

      New York: Knopf, 1916.. Green cloth, lettered in pale red. Lightly worn at tips, small faint spot on upper board, otherwise a very good copy. First edition thus, being the text of EL OMBÚ amplified by two additional pieces published for the first time in book form. Inscribed presentation copy from the author: "Ethelind Gardiner from W.H. Hudson Nov. 4. 1916." The recipient, a.k.a. Linda Gardiner, served as Secretary of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, of which Hudson was a founding member and officer. Their friendship was extended and close, and she edited Hudson's RARE, VANISHING & LOST BRITISH BIRDS for publication in 1923. Formal publication took place on 13 October, and because of geography, not a book commonly found inscribed by Hudson. PAYNE A33a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Bullets and Billets. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      Grant Richards, [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. . Catalogs: military: ww1.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Alruner. Trykt hos Kr. Kongstad.

      Copenhagen 1916. 45 pp. With orig. etching by Edvard Munch. One of 350 numb. copies. Bound in half calf. Top broken. Name on titlepage. Rest of glue on inner board after removed bookplate

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Eight Poems. Limited Edition

      G : in good condition without dust jacket in modern red cloth folding case. Covers browned and lightly foxed - some edge tears. Page edges uncut. Ink addtion to the text of the limitation details (front pastedown) Limited Edition [13/200] Card covers 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). [26pp.]. Printed on Italian hand-made paper. With printed errata slip laid on to the title page (variant slip omitting the word 'exact' and with a capital letter to the word 'Proprietors') Eight poems comprise: 'The Dawn'; 'On Woman'; 'The Fisherman'; 'The Hawk; Memory'; 'The Thorn Tree'; 'The Phoenix' and 'There is a Queen in China'. This edition is a facsimile of 'certain pages' from the quarterly periodical, 'Form' (Morland Press).

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

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

      [Bookseller: Alpha 2 Omega Books]
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        SPECTRA: New Poems, A Book of Poetic Experiments

      New York: Mitchell Kennerly, 1916. First Edition. Small 8vo. Original printed boards. Covers rubbed with some damping. Internally near fine with damping only faintly continuing to first few leaves. Good overall. INSCRIBED by Witter Bynner to Karl Shapiro: "Emanuel Morgan / has asked me to / send Karl Shapiro / this stray copy / of Spectra which / has turned up / in my house. / So here it goes, / with greetings / from / Witter Bynner / Santa Fe / March 11 / 1953. An excellent association of this infamous poetic hoax, inscribed by Witter Bynner to Karl Shapiro. Shapiro served as Poet Laureate at the Library of Congress, the same entity which administers the Witter Bynner Prize, given each year to two poets selected by the current Poet Laureate. A satire directed at the experimental "isms" invented and championed by Ezra Pound from 1912-1915, Imagism & Vorticism, SPECTRA instead was mistaken as that which is was attempting to mock: a new verse movement.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        The Border Legion

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1916. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Inscribed by the author, "To Ellwroth Grey from his brother Zane Grey" at fly leaf. 1916, First edition. 365 pp. Hardcover, green cloth, 8vo., gilt title and illustrations. Tissue-covered color frontis + 3 b&w plates. Very Good copy, no dust jacket. Small puncture to spine and front hinge. Else, covers show light edgewear; fading at spine. Light foxing to tissue, else, contents clean with unmarked text. Book protected in mylar sleeve. Laid-in bookmark from the publisher of a portrait of Grey with advertisements for books by Tarkington and Turnbull on back. Also laid-in is a small card signed by what appears to be a third member of the Grey family. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Bullets and Billets. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      Grant Richards 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Pleasant Hours; Onward. [Methodist and United Church youth periodicals]

      Methodist Book and Publishing House [later United Church Publishing], Toronto, ON, Canada - This offering consists of a cache of issues of two early 20th Century Canadian Methodist / United Church weekly periodicals featuring fact & fiction for young people, numerous photos and illustrations, much news from mission fields (especially Japan and China). The pages measure 16 x 12 inches. The stack of bound volumes is 14 inches high. Roughly 1000 issues in all. Pleasant Hours issues are bound in one lot; Onward in ten. Pleasant Hours [1916-17: A weekly paper for Intermediate Scholars, Toronto: William Briggs, A.C. Crews editor, Wesley Buildings, Toronto] , AND: Onward [1918-1933: A Paper for Young People "authorized in 1890 specifically for the Epworth League, the new youth organization in the church" under the editorship of William Henry Withrow {G. S. French, "WITHROW, WILLIAM HENRY," in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 13}. By 1918: A Weekly Illustrated Paper For Young People, Toronto: William Briggs [later F.W. Fallis,], Methodist Book and Publishing House [later United Church Publishing], A.C. Crews editor [later George A. Little]. Our run of Pleasant Hours is Vol. XXXVI No. 1 [Jan. 1, 1916] through to Vol. XXXVIII No. 4 [Jan. 27, 1918]. We are lacking five of the 109 issues: Vol. XXXVI Nos. 14, 24, 26, 38 and Vol. XXVII No. 26. All 104 issues bound in order in one volume with paper wraps. The weekly issues are 4 pages folio. Our run of Onward is Vol. XXVIII No. 6 [Feb. 9, 1918] through Vol.XXXVI No.13 [March 27, 1926] - from June 13, 1925 the paper is marked as published by the United Church of Canada. Immediately following the No. 13, 1926 the paper is Onward: A Paper For Young Canadians, New Series. Our run of that is Vol. I No. 1 [April 3, 1926] through Vol. II, No. 52. [Dec. 24, 1927]. I do not know if the New Series was continued after that. We have Volume XLI, No. 1 [Jan. 3, 1931] through Vol. XLIII, No. 52 [Dec. 30, 1933].The following Numbers are missing from our collection: XXIX lacks No. 9 (22 lacks top edge. XXX lacks No. 6, 12, 13. XXXI lacks No. 14-26. XXXIII lacks No. 5, 14-26, 39, 40. XXXIV lacks No. 1, 2. XXXV lacks No. 7, 12, 14-17 (chipping to fore-edge of 48). New Series II lacks No. 10 (last leaf of 41 lacks bottom edge). XLI lacks No. 6, 7, 10. XLII lacks No. 41. XLIII lacks No. 28-30, 34, 47. In all, roughly 900 issues of Onward. The weekly issues are generally 8 pages, a few have 10pp. Charles G. D. Roberts contributed many stories some long serialized and many 1-issue [he was a friend of the original editor, William Henry Withrow. Wilfred Grenfell's Labrador Doctor is printed in 22 consecutive numbers in XXX (but we are lacking chapters 6 and 7). Generally bound in order but in three instances one or two issues are misbound. A few issues are detached from the sewn binding, and a few issues have closed tears. Please note that bundled together these weigh 30 kilos, so shipping at cost will be determied by destination. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Odd Book]
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        Eight Great Factors of Literary Success

      n.d. [1916] - Broadside. 21.5 x 15 cm. n.d., [1916]. Extremely rare broadside laying out London's views on the reasons for his success, with facsimile signature. Later published posthumously in The Silhouette (Oakland, February 1917); another broadside was printed with the attribution to that journal, lacking the facsimile signature. Folded three times, slight edgewear. Woodbridge 1059. See BAL 11975 for the later version. WorldCat locates only four copies (Huntington, UCB, USC, UVA). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Triolet Rare Books]
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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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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

      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..

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        MR. BRITLING SEES IT THROUGH

      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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