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        Kastrup Havn.

      1916 1916 - Maleri. Sign. Axel Johansen 1916. Lysmål 37,5x47 cm. Indrammet i guldramme.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        POLAND - STATISTICAL ATLAS:GEOGRAFICZNO-STATYSTYCZNY ATLAS POLSKI. GEOGRAPHISCH-STATISTISCHER ATLAS VON POLEN. ATLAS DE LA POLOGNE (GEOGRAPHIE ET STATISTIQUE).

      Small Folio (34 x 36,5 cm / 13.4 x 14.3 inches). [36] printed text on loose leaves, 32 interleaved loose maps lithographed in colour, inserted original advertisement in three language, printed on blue paper, inserted in original grey linen folder with black printed title and printed endpapers mounted on the inner side (Very Good, binding slightly stained with small tears in folds). - Warsaw & Krakow: Gebethner & Wolff. 1916. Maps by: Cartographic Institute of Freytag & Bernd, Vienna. Printed by: A. Holzhausen. An uncommon first edition of the Great Statistical and Geographical Atlas of Poland, with 32 thematic maps, by a Polish cartographer Eugeniusz Romer was crucial to establishing borders of the Second Polish Republic in 1918. - This is the first edition of the Polish Statistical and Geographical Atlas, published during WWI by a Polish cartographer Eugeniusz Romer (1917-1954). The atlas was a first modern statistical survey of the country and it played a crucial role in establishing new Polish borders after WWI, in 1918. A Polish geographer, cartographer and geopolitician Eugeniusz Miko?aj Romer (1871 - 1954) was born in Lwów (today Lviv, Ukranie) and studied history, geology, geography and meteorology at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Lwów and Halle (Saale). In 1894, Romer finished a doctorate in philosophy at Lwów University, where he became a professor in 1911. In that time he was also a president of Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists. Before WWI Eugeniusz Romer traveled to Switzerland, to study Alpine glaciers, to Asia, and in 1913 to Alaska, to the Saint Elias Mountains. In 1916, during WWI, while staying in Vienna he started working on the Great Statistical and Geographical Atlas of Poland, which was published the same year. After the war Romer became a member of the Polish delegation at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919, helping to draw the western border of Poland. Two year later, in 1921, he published the second edition of the atlas with new boundaries. Thematic maps, embracing the area of Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic States, illustrate the following subjects: 1. Hypsometry, 2. Geology, 3. Climate, 4. Flora, 5. History, 6. Administration, 7. Population density, 8. Yearly growth of Population, 9. Polish population, 10. Roman-Catholic religion, 11. Jewish population (4 maps on one sheet showing different areas between 1870-1910) 12. Polish population in border areas (4 maps on one sheet), 13. Polish population in Latvia and Little Russia (2 maps on one sheet), 14. Churches, 15. Education (3 maps and a chart on one sheet), 16. Polish printing (4 maps on one sheet, showcasing the development of Polish printing between 1794-1913). 17. Large proprietors, 18. Use of land, 19. Wheat and corn, 20. Rye and buckwheat, 21. Barley and beet, 22. Oats and flax, 23. Potatoes and millet, 24. Breadstuffs, 25. Animal breeding: Horses & cattle, 26. Animal breeding: Pigs, sheep and goats, 27. Animal breeding per inhabitant, 28. Mineralogical map, 29. Industrial population, 30. Classes of industry, 31. Savings of population, 32. Transportation. References: Urszula Kossowska-Cezak. Eugeniusz Romer – w 140. rocznic? urodzin. „Przegl?d Geofizyczny". 1-2, 2011

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        Broadside): German Colonial Possessions Surrendered to the Allies Since August, 1914

      Johnson, Riddle & Co, London 1916 - Printed in black and red. Approximately 20.5" x 27". Undated but the latest possession listed is dated February, 1916. Old folds, small chips and tears confined to the margin, except one 3" tear on the right affecting no printing, very good. A list of possessions captured by the British either alone, in concert with allies, or by allies alone (notably Japan).

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        (Broadside): German Colonial Possessions Surrendered to the Allies Since August, 1914

      London: Johnson, Riddle & Co, 1916. Very Good. Printed in black and red. Approximately 20.5" x 27". Undated but the latest possession listed is dated February, 1916. Old folds, small chips and tears confined to the margin, except one 3" tear on the right affecting no printing, very good. A list of possessions captured by the British either alone, in concert with allies, or by allies alone (notably Japan).

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        The Clan Of Munes

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Color Plates, B/W Illustrations. (57) Pp. Light Blue Cloth, Lettered In White, Grey Background, Red And Black Illustration. 12 3/4 X 9 1/2". First (And Only) Printing. A Clean, Bright Example, Pages Immaculate And Square, Endpaperssliugtly Age-Toned, Covers With Light Rubbing At Corners, No Fraying, Hinges Tight, Some Rubbing To Cover Lettering, Background, And Illustration With Small Losses (See Photo). No Names Or Marks Or Stains.

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        Moses - a play.

      Printed by The Paragon, Stepney Green, London., 1916. First edition. 12mo. 26 pages. Original wrappers.Stain to top edge affecting upper margins of a few pages and top of rear cover. Spine splitting. Covers a bit dusty. A good, presentable copy of a scarce item.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Photolitography of First Printing in America - Only 72 copies

      1916 - Photolitography of First Printing in America - Only 72 copies La Primera Muestra Tipográfica salida de las prensas de la América del Sur reimpresión Fotolitográfica con un breve prólogo de J.T. Medina. Santiago de Chile, Imprenta Elzeviriana. 1916. Folio, rústica, tela. 4 hs. descripción + 2 hs., facsímil. Limit 72 prints. Containing 4 pages of facsimiles of the first printing done by Antonio Ricardo, the first printer in South America (at Lima), with an Introductory Essay by J. T. Medina. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elena Gallego - Rare Books]
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        THE BOOK OF THE HOMELESS [Large Paper Copy]

      1916 - (Le Livre des Sans-Foyer). Original Articles in Verse and Prose / Illustrations reproduced from Original Paintings & Drawings. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. Original blue-grey paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. First (and only) Edition, of which this is Copy No. 70 of the 125 numbered large-paper copies printed on Van Gelder paper, signed by D.B. Updike of The Merrymount Press. (In addition to 2000 trade copies, there were 175 large-paper copies -- #s 1-50 on French hand-made paper, and #s 51-175 on Van Gelder paper.)~Edited and organized by Edith Wharton, this book's proceeds went to the people of Belgium and France made homeless by the Great War -- especially the child refugees from Flanders. Following an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt, the literary contributors include Sarah Bernhardt, Laurence Binyon, Rupert Brooke, Jean Cocteau, Joseph Conrad ("Poland Revisited"), John Galsworthy, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Alice Meynell, George Santayana, Igor Stravinsky, Edith Wharton and W. B. Yeats; the artistic contributors include Max Beerbohm, Charles Dana Gibson, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Auguste Rodin and John Singer Sargent.~Condition is very good (rear cover soiled, endpapers cracked, a few leaves' lower margin eroded and repaired toward the rear); this is a hefty, sizable volume (13 by 10 inches). Garrison D1 (Wharton); Edel & Laurence B35a (James). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Die Kategorien- und Bedeutungslehre des Duns Scotus. Tübingen. J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck) 1916. 23,4 x 15 cm. 4 Bll., 245 Seiten. Originalbroschur.

      J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1916. Erstausgabe. Zweite Buchveröffentlichung Heideggers, zugleich seine Habilitationsschrift. Mit der gedruckten Widmung: "Heinrich Rickert in dankbarster Verehrung". Sehr schönes Exemplar in der Originalbroschur. Referenz: Saß 16.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        Die Verwandlung.4to. 28 S., 2 Bl. Schwarze Orig.-Broschur mit blauem Titelschildchen.

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff Verlag 1916 - Exemplar in einem guten Gesamtzustand, geringe Mängel und Gebrauchsspuren möglich.Erstausgabe. Der Jüngste Tag, Band 34. Der Text erschien erstmals 1913 im Jahrbuch Arkadia. Eines der wenigen von Kafka selbst geschätzten Werke.Schönes und vollständiges Exemplar. Original Einleger des Verlages im Buch. 295 Deutsch 58g [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wall Street.

      New York 1916 - Photogravure on japan paper, from Camera Work No. 48, annotated on the reverse, image size 13.4 x 16.6 cm., sheet 28.1 x 20 cm, mounted and framed. An iconic image of Wall Street and a turning point in modern photography. Wall Street depicts a scene of everyday life in Manhattan's Financial District. Workers are seen walking past the J.P. Morgan building in New York City on the famous Wall Street, of which the photograph takes its name. The photograph is famous for its reliance on the sharpness and contrast of the shapes and angles, created by the building and the workers, that lead to its abstraction. This photograph is considered to be one of Strand's most famous works and an example of his change from pictorialism to straight photography. Strand moved from the posed to portraying the purity of the subjects. There is no focal point, with the lines converging off of the frame of the image. The financial building take majority of the frame. Emphasis is placed on the strong shapes created by the architecture of the building. The workers are included in the image, but are faceless and are trumped in size by the massive square shapes from the building they walk past. Also, the workers are captured in motion which on film makes them appear blurry. This aesthetic that Strand creates in Wall Street is his break toward the modern. Social change was important to Strand. With Wall Street, he sought to portray a social message. He captured the faceless people next to the looming financial building in order to give a warning. Strand shows "the recently built J.P. Morgan Co. building, whose huge, dark recesses dwarf the passers-by with the imposing powers of uniformity and anonymity."(Ollman, "Art Review: Paul Strand: A Transition, Caught on Film.) The people cannot escape the overwhelming power that this modern establishment will have on their future and the future of America. He warns us to not be the small people that look almost ant-like next to this building that has a massive amount of control over the American economy. The photo, now simply titled "Wall Street", was one of six Paul Strand pictures Stieglitz published in Camera Work. In three of the six pictures, humanity strides out from abstract ideas, and each figure was a study in itself — an irregular item complimented by modular formats that surround it. Another set of eleven Strand photos were published in the magazine's final issue in 1917, and those pictures, overwhelmingly endorsed by Stieglitz as 'brutally direct' made Strand's reputation. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Alruner.

      1916 1916 - Trykt hos Kr. Kongstad. Kbhvn.: Gyldendalske, Nordisk 1916. Med orig. fotogravure af Edvard Munch. 52 s. Oplag 350 numr. eksemplarer. Helt rent ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet med de orig. omslag i smukt privat helskind med guldtryk på ryggen. Bindet signeret Ole Olsen 1978 Co'libri.With orig. photogravure by Edvard Munch. Limited to 350 numbered copies. Mint uncut copy bound in nice full black leather with goldprint on spine. Binding signed Ole Olsen 1978 Co'libri. * Eksemplar nr. 146 med dedikation fra forfatteren til Kai Friis Møller.Copy no. 146 inscribed by the author to the Danish author Kai Friis Møller. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A fine collection of variant editions of the Anzac Memorial - comprehensive without being exhaustive. All were published in Sydney by the Returned Soldiers Association of New South Wales (except the last one, published by the New South Wales Branch, Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League of Australia, and edited by Henry Pearce)

      All but one are octavo; for these copies, basic distinguishing details only are here provided - date of publication, edition, binding; please contact us if more information is required, and we will supply very full particulars. The condition of two of the volumes is very good, and for the other four, it is excellent. The superb quarto Royal Edition is described in detail below. (1) 25 April 1916 [first edition, ('Superior Edition'), first state]; original khaki cloth printed in red and blue, retaining the original colour wrappers. (2) 25 April 1916 [first edition, ('Superior Edition'), second state]; original brick-red buckram printed in gilt, retaining the original colour wrappers. (3) 25 April 1916 [first edition, ('Subscribers' Edition')]; original padded full red morocco printed in gilt, retaining the original colour wrappers. (4) 25 April 1916 [first quarto edition]; see below. (5) 25 April 1917 (second edition)/ 1916; flush-cut colour pictorial cream papered boards. (6) September 1919 (Peace Edition)/ 1916; original padded gilt-decorated purple suede, all edges gilt. The quarto edition comprises 242 (first blank) pages printed on Whatman paper with decorative gilt borders throughout, with 3 illustrations, 22 pages of plates (from photographs) and an original full-page watercolour by Will Donald on page 114 (a head-and-shoulders portrait, captioned 'Anzac', different in every copy). Original padded full red morocco with the title printed in gilt on the front cover, all edges gilt; leather sunned on the spine, rubbed at the extremities, and a little scuffed and marked; foxing to the inside surfaces of the (lined) flyleaves, the binder's blank leaf at each end, and some of the plates; an excellent copy. The 'Royal Edition', albeit an out-of-series copy. Printed at the head of the second page is 'This Edition is limited to Fifty copies'; this copy is unnumbered. In copies where the number is inserted, it is done so in (purple) ink by the editor, and initialled by him. Interestingly, this copy is inscribed on the initial binder's blank 'With Compliments of Manager, Henry W. Pearce', the editor of the 1919 (and last) edition. This copy is in a full padded morocco binding, similar to that used on the leather-bound octavo 1916 edition, but considerably plainer than the ornate hand-tooled polished calf one-off designer bindings of the numbered copies of this edition. Not in Dornbusch (but see 204-207 for other editions); Fielding and O'Neill, page 239 (1917 edition only).

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        World War One: SMYTHE, Barbara (editor)

      Original home made book, decorated card over canvas, tape pockets to inside of rear board; 8vo. 183 pages. A collection of 15 original items, illustrated with 12 watercolours. Written by A group of seven young women relatives to raise money for the War effort and rented out at a few pence a day to neighbours, friends and relatives. A note on the contents page reads "No reader must keep the Cavalier longer than two days. If kept longer 1/2d must be paid for every extra day. Please put six penny stamps in the pocket under given name, & send it onto the next address. The money thus made goes to War Funds & the Queens Hospital for Children. B.E. Smythe (editor)". Much of the content is overshadowed by the War, such as the poems "The Fair City" (Dedicated to P-r on his return by a Perthshire Beaden" and"The Ballad of a Diable Bleu a true story by a Chasseur home on leave, & put into verse." The first story, which is the longest at 67 pages is called Robin's Wish, concerns the long awaited Christmas visit of cousin Paul. The story ends "We never saw Cousin Paul again. A year later he was killed in the Great War fighting on the Russian front (I can't spell the name of the place he was killed at)." The rear board has 15 addressed pockets for the stamps. The addresses stretch across Scotland and England, the last addressee being Lady Betty Hay, 74 Eaton Place in London. Also included is a fine album of family photographs for the 1920's onwards. The Smythes were a prosperous Perthshire family. Barbara Smythe remained unmarried and lived on the family estate until the late 1980's.

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        THE TEXTILE MANUFACTURER. A Practical Journal For Millowners, Machinists, Bleachers, Dyers, Calico Printers, etc. A Fine Run of 9 volumes. complete with Samples.

      London ;- Emmott & Co. Ltd. - 1924 1916 - 9 Folios. Hardback. Contemporary navy buckram (lightly rubbed) Internally tight and fresh. An important run of 9 consecutive volumes from volume XLII to volume L. Each adorned with most attractive original mounted textile samples. Scarce in this excellent condition ! (extra postage required) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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        1916 to 1919 Wisden Hardbacks - Set of 4 rare WW1 Wisdens.

      This lot is a Set of 4 WW1 Hardback Wisdens - 1916 ,1917,1918, 1919 some of the rarest Wisden Hardbacks. In Good to Very Good Condition. The 1916 has new spine gilt some wear to the spine cloth but very nice internally. The 1917 has strong wear to the front board and page 3 , otherwise a steady book.The 1918 is exceptional, just some wear to page 3 and a couple of marks to the rear board, the 1919 has a read feel with some internal markings, all 4 books have great original hinges. 1918 and 1919 have their photoplates and they are very good, 1916 and 1917 were not issued with photoplates.

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        The Watchman and Other Poems

      Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Blue cloth printed in black. Very Good. Spine toned, cloth lightly soiled and with a water spot to the rear cover, light wear to spine ends. Gilt stamping to front cover has almost all but tarnished to black, as is very common with this title. Top edge of page block shows a stain, foxing and a patch of wear. Previous owner initials in ink and small bookseller ticket to front free end paper. Pages foxed heavily throughout. The first of Canadian-born author L. M. Montgomery's books to be published by a Canadian publisher. The poem "The Watchman" was recited at the author's funeral.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit math. Berechnungen u. U.

      Leiden, [12. II. 1916]. - 2 SS. (Qu.-)8vo. Mit eh. Adresse und wiederholtem Namenszug im Absender. An den Mathematiker David Hilbert in Göttingen: "Empfangen Sie meinen innigen Dank für die Übersendung Ihrer Abhandlung. - Herr Lorentz und wir alle anderen hab[en] uns in der letzten Zeit hier sehr mit der neuesten Einsteinschen Theorie beschäftigt. Dadurch bin ich darauf vorbereitet um mit wahrer Ergriffenheit Ihre Arbeit zu lesen. - Momentan bin ich äußerst ungeduldig Ihren Beweis für Theorem I kennen zu lernen. Denn ich habe mich wochenlang vergeblich bemüht festzustellen ob die 'Erhaltungsgleichungen des materiellen Tensors' [folgt die Gleichung] aus den (neuen) Einstein'schen Gravitationsgleich. [folgen diese] folgen oder nicht. Ihr Theorem I beantwortet nun die Frage bejahend [.]". - Gelocht, geringf. Buchstabenverlust wie oben ergänzt, sonst tadellos.

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        Plakat. Kriegsanleihe Zeichnen. Original-Lithographie.

      Dresden, Kunstanstalten May AG. Um 1916. - 80 x 20 und 75 x 20 cm. Banderole, 2 Teilplakate zum zusammensetzen, so vollständig. Gefaltet. Hervorragend erhalten. Aufruf zur Zeichnung der Kriegsanleihen. 1. Weltkrieg

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        Catalogue of the Library at Broomhill, Tunbridge Wells. The Property of Sir David Lionel Salomons, Bt

      Three photographs (two of the library room & one of the collector). 1 p.l., xiii, 948, [2], 949-52, 51 pp. Thick small folio, orig. half-morocco & cloth (lower joint cracked but strong, short crack at head of upper joint), a.e.g. N.p.: 1916. Limited to 37 copies only of this magnificent catalogue; this is copy number 32 printed on Esparto paper, signed by the collector. Born into a family of considerable wealth, Salomons (1851-1925), was a most fascinating man: "From the earliest age Salomons played with clockwork engines, building blocks, and tools. In adolescence he wandered around Clerkenwell and Soho looking into tool shops. At the age of fourteen he befriended a working watchmaker who taught him practical mechanics: he retained a lifelong interest in watchmaking, became a member of the Clockmakers' Company, and published a monograph in 1921 on the French watchmaker Breguet, of whose work he amassed a large collection. After his succession to the baronetcy he installed private workshops, laboratories, and electricity at Broomhill in 1874, and investigated electromotive force and electric conductors in association with Sir Charles Wheatstone. In 1876 he built a waterworks at Broomhill and fitted a telescope to its water-tower. Within a few years he had thousands of tools in his workshop and was constantly devising experiments. He took out patents for railway signalling, electric lamps, current meters, electric circuits, electric magnets, pressure gauges, vacuum tubes, electric torches, and electromotor apparatus. He was one of the founders of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, serving as vice-president and treasurer, but, as a non-professional electrical engineer, he was judged ineligible for its presidency. His textbook, Electric Light Installations, passed through eleven editions during the 1880s and 1890s. Salomons was first chairman of the City of London Electric Lighting Company established in 1891 with an electric-lighting franchise for the City of London and the St Saviour's district of Southwark."-ODNB. He also had an early interest in horseless carriages, the uses of radium in medicine, and aviation. Salomons was also a considerable book collector. He purchased many of the finest illustrated French books from the library of the Earl of Carnarvon (see De Ricci, p. 174). His library was rich in French and English illustrated books and scientific works, especially locomotion (ballooning, railways, automobiles, etc.). This is described as the fourth edition on the limitation page. We know of two earlier catalogues, issued in 1903 and 1909, and one later one, issued in 1919-20. Fresh copy.

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        British Birds With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species In Four Volumes Second Edition

      London, Longmans, Green & Co. 1916 2nd. 4 vols. Large hardbacks, approx 12.5 x 10.5 inches. Red cloths lettered in gilt on spines with gilt line paneled boards. Top edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines and cloths faded, rubbing to boards and edges, corners bumped and rubbed. Nicks to corners and ends of spine. Darkening to endpapers and neat inscription to front. Some slight darkening and handling marks to page edges else very clean and tight copies. Profusely illustrated with colour plates throughout.

      [Bookseller: The Antique Map & Bookshop]
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        British Birds. With Eighty Plates in Colour, Showing Over Four Hundred Species. In Four Volumes. Second Edition.

      London, Longmans, Green & Co. 1916 2nd - 4 vols. Large hardbacks, approx 12.5 x 10.5 inches. Red cloths lettered in gilt on spines with gilt line paneled boards. Top edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines and cloths faded, rubbing to boards and edges, corners bumped and rubbed. Nicks to corners and ends of spine. Darkening to endpapers and neat inscription to front. Some slight darkening and handling marks to page edges else very clean and tight copies. Profusely illustrated with colour plates throughout.

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        Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book. Fairy Tales of The Allied Nations.

      Hodder and Stoughton 1916 - FIRST EDITION, 275/350 COPIES signed by the artist, frontispiece and 14 further tipped-in plates by Dulac, all captioned and within a gilt border, pp. [x], 170, 4to, original white cloth with elaborate design to upper board and backstrip stamped in blue and gilt, just a hint of browning around the edges, untrimmed edges and endpapers a little browned, bookplate of Kathleen Vaughan Craddock to front pastedown with near-contemporary gift inscription to facing flyleaf, very good.

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        Hebrew education in Palestine

      The Zionist, 4, King's Bench Walk, Temple, London, E. C., England 1916 - [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        World War One. Front de d'Aisne. French Tanks.

      ca. 1916. Original photograph, silverprint, 22,2 x 28,2 cm. KEYWORDS:world war one/france/aisne/photo

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        Big Game Fields of America, North and South [SIGNED, WITH DUST JACKET]

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1916. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Bull, Charles Livingston. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 368 pp. Inscribed by Author(s). First British edition, in the scarce dust jacket, inscribed by the author. An account of big game hunting in both North and South America a century ago, illustrated throughout by vintage black and white photographs. Inscribed by the author to Jack Hegeman, likely John Rogers Hegeman, Sr., President of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company from 1891 until his retirement. It is possible the inscribee was his son, John Rogers Hegeman, Jr. - we acquired the book from the great-grandson of Mr. Hegeman, Jr., so the book has been in the family since it was inscribed allowing the dust jacket to survive all these years. ***DESCRIPTION: Light brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine, brown lettering on the front, a vignette on the front board of the head of a leopard in ivory and brown, the inscription referred to above on the front free endpaper which reads: "To my good friend / Jack Hegeman, / With the compliments / of the author / Daniel J. Singer / July 11 / 18"; frontispiece (in full color) and two other drawings (in black and white) by Charles Livingston Bull, replete with vintage black and white photographs; octavo size (just over 8.5" tall), pagination: (1)-368. The dust jacket is not price-clipped, although the price is not printed on it (it sold for $2.25 when new) is ivory with black lettering on front and spine, the color frontispiece serving also on the front of the jacket as a pastedown in full color, back panel and both flaps are blank. ***CONDITION: Volume is overall in fine condition, with the gilt and the vignette on the front board bright and true, a strong, square text block, solid hinges, perfectly straight corners with no rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and other than the inscription referred to above it is entirely free of prior owner markings; there is some dustiness to the text block edges and a stray mark or two of foxing, else fine. The scarce dust jacket, unclipped, is near fine with the front pastedown being in perfect condition; there are a few short, closed tears, some sunning to the spine, and minor overall edgewear. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Memorials of Old Bridgehampton

      Privately Printed, Bridgehampton, Long Island 1916 - First Edition. Tall Octavo. Original green cloth. Very scarce. No copies on WorldCat. Partial history of Bridgehampton, Long Island, New York, as told through memorials. List of gravestones and index at rear. Clipping of deceased war veterans list pasted in at rear free endpaper. Very good, general wear to spine ends and edges; some mildly sprung page signatures. Two prior owners' signatures on front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Diary account of the Dardanelles campaign

      Army Book 136. Manuscript in pencil. 8vo. Original linen covered printed boards. 23 September 1915 - 1 April

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        ACROSS THE PLAINS IN '62.

      [Denver]: Privately printed, [1916]., 1916. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Author's inked generic inscription, signed and dated in the year of publication on the half title page. Boards, with cloth spine, 56 pp., frontispiece, map, and 4 additional plates. This rare account was privately printed for family members and was identified by Edward Eberstadt to be "one of 50 copies." William Smedley spent 5 months traveling the Oregon Trail, by ox-team, from Council Bluffs to Salem, Oregon, in the summer of 1862. Smedley's day-by-day diary is recorded here, with considerable detail. An interesting and rare work. Mintz 427 says "Smedley's interesting day-by-day diary tells of still another instance where the author, quite sickly during his lifetime, develops into a robust pioneer once on the trail. His story of traveling overland to Oregon with a wagon, and usually only one companion, is a strong argument for those who lean toward the belief that small parties fared the best. His two worst enemies were mosquitoes and Indians." Very good copy.

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        Mushrooms; A Book of Free Froms

      New York: John Marshall Co., Ltd, 1916. First edition. Very slight lean; boards rubbed at edges and with a bit of heavy abrasion to lower corners; bookplate on front pastedown. 8vo, 142pp; pictorial boards. Key book of experimental poems by the poet and editor of "Others" with a bold cover illustration by William Zorach. This is a notable association copy, inscribed on the front flyleaf: "To Alfred A. Knopf, From Alfred Kreymborg, 7/18/19"; with Knopf's bookplate. One of the great literary publishers of the twentieth century, Knopf published, among other important poetry, Kreymborg's "Others" anthologies.

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        THE JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF AMERICA REGISTER 1903-16, 1916-24, 1920-26 [24 ANNUAL VOLUMES, COMPLETE FOR 1903-1926]

      New York, The Seminary. 1916, 1924, 1926. Hardcover. 1st edition. Later boards with original wrappers bound in, in three large volumes. Large 8vo, About 30 pages per volume; 23 cm. The first 24 annual volumes of this yearly schedule of courses, academic calendars, and information on professors, tracing the year-to-year development of the Seminary from its beginnings to its place as one of the very centers of Jewish scholarship in America. Some annuals include photographs, facsimiles, and essays. The Jewish Theological Seminary “is one of the academic and spiritual centers of Conservative Judaism, and a major center for academic scholarship in Jewish studies” (Wikipedia 2017) . SUBJECT(S) : Rabbinical seminaries, Directories, JTS. Ex-library markings. Very minimal edgewear. Slight toning. Very minimal markings. Very good condition. (AMR-53-15) .

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        Mohammedan "Narratives of the Prophets" Covering the Period from Zacharias to Paul. Turki Text with English Translation.

      [Tihwafu, Sinkiang: the editor], [1916]. 4to. Original stab-sewn Chinese-style wrappers; pp. [iv (i: blank; ii: title; iii-iv: introduction)], [1-4], 5-65, [1 (blank)], parallel Turki and English text mimeographed on the rectos only of concertina-folded sheets; wrappers slightly rubbed and chipped at edges, very light even browning, but a very good copy of a rare and fragile work. First and only edition, one of 100 copies. The traveller-missionary George Hunter travelled to China in 1889 under the auspices of the China Inland Mission, remaining there (with the exception of one visit to his native Scotland) until his death. During this time he travelled widely throughout China and Central Asia, becoming well-versed in many of the languages of the region. The present work was undertaken in the course of his studies of Turki, and is a translation of a Turki manuscript of the Qissas al-anbiya, which 'contained seventy-one articles dealing with the creation, the lives of the prophets, and ended with an account of the death of Mohammet and incidents regarding his disciples' (M. Cable and F. French George Hunter (London: 1948), p. 58). From this, Hunter 'selected for our translation the New Testament period as we thought this would be the most interesting and useful for our readers' (p. [iii]). Hunter states in his introduction, 'As to the binding and printing it was my desire to see the book in a more presentable form, but being in a very remote part of the earth, and without a printing press, the best we could do was to take 100 copies off a small mimeograph, and use the Chinese style of binding. We ask our readers to bear with us if a little difficult to decipher under the circumstances it is the best we can do' (p. [iv]). The work was printed on 'coarse paper [which] was made from local material, often from the leaves of the desert iris' (Cable and French, p. 59), and it seems likely that only a small portion of the 100 copies survive, given the fragile nature of the volume and the circumstances of its production and publication. Of those that survive, 14 can be located in institutional libraries (BL, NLS, SOAS, Durham, Oxford, and Cambridge (3), BSB, LOC, Cleveland Public Library, Mount Holyoke College, University of California, Berkeley, and University of Washington), and the work is rare on the market; Anglo-American auction records only record two copies at auction since 1975. Cordier, Sinica, col. 4272.

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

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

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        Lombardia. BESANA BRIANZA, Milano. La Chiesa e Viale Alighieri.

      Lombardia. BESANA BRIANZA, Milano. La Chiesa e Viale Alighieri. Cartolina d'epoca viaggiata nel 1916. Ottima conservazione. (Rif.D2461)

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        With the British Army on the Western Front. A Series of Twelve Artist's Proofs from Sphere Pictures. [cover title].

      London, Sphere Pictures, September 30th, 1916. Oblong large folio (40 x 54 cm). Original illustrated cloth-backed illustrated boards; 12 mounted photogravures with captioned tissue guards; light wear to portfolio, front cover a little spotted; internally very good. First edition of this pictorial record of the battle of the Somme, after watercolours by Fortunino Matania, the Italian artist famous for the realistic depictions of the First World War. At the beginning of his Britsh career he worked mainly for the Sphere, a periodical rivalling the Illustrated London News. - A few copies contain as well a portrait and one preliminary leaf. Both COPAC and OCLC locate three copies altogether, at Birmingham University, Brown University, and Free Library of Philadelphia.

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        Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book. Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations.

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1916 - Limited edition, number 25 or 250 copies signed by the Artist, 4to., 15 tipped-in colour plates by Dulac, publisher's highly decorative cloth gilt, slight browning towards page edges and to endpapers, binding slightly toned otherwise near fine. Fourteen international fairy tales, including Snegorotchka, Russia; The Buried Moon, England; Bashtchelik, Serbia; The Serpent Prince, Italy; The Hind of the Wood, France; The Fire Bird, Russia; Urashima Taro, Japan; The Story of the Bird Feng, China, etc. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

      New York B. W. Huebsch 1916 - First Edition, first issue with date in Roman numerals on title-page and 1916 on Copyright page, small contemporary bookseller's label to rear inner board, small ownership name to front free endpaper, publisher's blue cloth, title blind-stamped to front cover, gilt to spine, a little rubbed on spine ends and corners, otherwise an near-fine example, preserved in leather-entry slip-case. Following the novel's serialisation in The Egoist in the preceding year, British publishers were hesitant to take it on for fear of prosecution under the obscenity laws therefore this edition precedes the first English one by two months and even then, the latter was published using the American sheets in February 1917. "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'." [and] ' 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, p. 33 Slocum and Cahoon A12; Connolly 26. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SOCCORSI D'URGENZA

      ULRICO HOEPLI, 1916. ITALIANO 0,34 IX ed. riveduta ed ampliata a cura del Dott. B.Anglesio, opera premiata dal Ministero dell'Interno Sezione di Sanità Pubblica, foto in nero dell'A. all'antiporta, pagine lievemente brunite e con lieve fioritura che diventa discreta ai tagli, con 135 incisioni, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela bianca, con titoli rossi e neri, leggermente ingiallita, con alcuni aloni e lieve fioritura, usura al piede ed alla cima USATO

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        Ekstrennyi poeszd Lit. A.

      [Kiev?, Lithographer of the South Western Railway], 1916. Bifolium (c. 31 x 19.5 cm), pp. [4], i.e. title, lithographic map in colour, colour-lithographic illustration with coat-of arms including printing in gold, and additional hand-colouring, last page blank; very well preserved. The South Western Railway connected Kiev with the Russo-Habsburg border at Gretsan. Eastern Ukraine had been rather stable and under Russian control during the First World War, until 1917. This beautiful and ephemeral publication celebrates the emergency train, a tram with the red cross symbol at the front. The lithograph shows this train approaching military personnel and civilians gathering at the evakuatsionnyi punkt (evacuation point) outside a train station. We were not able to find out what exact event was commemorated with this lavish and beautifully designed ephemeral publication.

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        Album documenting Jewish life in Vilnius

      Oblong 8vo album, containing 105 postcards (76 of Vilnius and 29 of other towns and cities in Eastern Europe incl. Grodno and Minsk), each measuring approximately 90 by 140mm. 74 of the Vilnius postcards are gelatin silver print photographs, the majority of which are in excellent condition (a few bear marginal creases and some light stains). A handful have ms. annotations to the images; almost all have ms. messages in black ink on the verso, along with postage stamps. 50ll.   

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        Ausblick". Zwei junge Frauen im Vordergrund rechts blicken von erhöhtem Standpunkt über eine von bewachsenen Berghängen gesäumte Flußschleife, von links ragt ein großer Baum in Bild.

      - Farbholzschnitt in Schwarz, Grün, Blau und Rosa, 1916, auf Japan-Bütten, signiert, betitelt und als „Original-Holzschnitt Handdruck" bezeichnet. Darstellungsgröße 37,3:34 cm, Blattgröße 41,5:37,7 cm. – Verso an den Ecken Papierreste alter Montierung, sonst tadellos und frisch. Literatur: Merx 271F.- Selten! Thiemann war zunächst nach einer entsprechenden Ausbildung als Kaufmann tätig. Doch nach zehn Jahren wechselte er an die Prager Kunstakademie und studierte bei Franz Thiele (1868-1945), der seine Begabung für die Landschaftsmalerei erkannte. Durch seinen Studienfreund Walter Klemm (1883-1957), der wie er aus Karlsbad stammte, wurde er 1905-06 in der Technik des Farbholzschnitts angeleitet und entwickelte schnell seinen eigenen Stil. Beide Künstler zogen 1908 nach Dachau, wo Thiemann viele Motive für den Farbholzschnitt fand. Nach Auflösung der Ateliergemeinschaft kam es bald zum Abbruch der Verbindung. Thiemann wurde 1910 Mitglied der Wiener Sezession und des Deutschen Künstlerbundes Weimar und war Mitbegründer und langjähriges Vorstandsmitglied der Künstlervereinigung Dachau. Das Holzschneiden behielt er bis zu seinem Tode bei und hinterließ ein umfangreiches künstlerisches Werk. Seine größte Leistung sind jedoch seine Holz- und Farbholzschnitte.

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        Alruner.

      Gyldendalske Boghandel Nordisk Verlag., Copenhagen. 1916 - With the ÔMelancholyÕ collotype frontispiece after a drawing by Edvard Munch, signed in the plate. Published in an edition of 350 copies, with this one of 55 hand-numbered copies printed on Japan paper. [Ref. Gerd Woll - Edvard Munch. The Complete Graphic Works, p. 476]. (20.5 x 15.5 cm). pp. 45, (4). PublisherÕs grey wrappers with yapp edges; titles printed in black. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Serbs in December 1915 [cover title]

      [London: Royal Institute Galleries, n.d., 1916. Oblong 8vo, 23 leaves, each with a photographic image and caption; original pictorial wrappers, yapp edges, post-bound; ex-St. Paul Academy Library with a pocket inside the back wrapper, a bookplate, and 2 small rubberstamps; some light chipping at the extremities of the wrappers, otherwise very good. The blank flyleaf with a presentation from the photographer: "Hezadbennomy Achepukanekucuy Forbusebury Lilah Talbott. S. Tchernoff." "The pictures contained in this album were taken by M. Sampson Tchernoff, who has been with the Serbian Army since 1912." On the back cover: "Exhibition of Serbian war pictures by Sampson Tchernoff, Royal Institute Galleries." San Diego, Kansas, Toronto, and LC only in OCLC as of 6/17.

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        Examinations of Rivers and Harbors, 1915-1916 (Volumes 1-4)

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1916. Very Good. First edition. Four volumes. Multiple House Documents (64tn Congress, 1st Session, 1915-1916) bound in a four volume set. Thick octavos. Each volume contains numerous folding maps and charts. Complete as issued in the original publisher's cloth. Moderate soiling to the boards, very good. Contains extensive surveys of rivers and harbors throughout the country, including the Connecticut River between Hartford and Holyoke, Mass. (with 9 folding maps and charts), Brunswick Harbor, GA. (with 5 folding maps), the Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors, California (multiple House documents with folding maps and charts), the Missouri River from Kansas City to the mouth (with 17 folding maps and charts, and many black and white halftone photographs), San Diego Harbor (1 folding map), and many other rivers, harbors, and waterways. Prepared under the direction of the Secretary of War by the US Army Corps of Engineers. A scarce complete set with the many folding maps in fine condition.

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        OLD JUDGE PRIEST

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1916]., 1916. First edition. First edition, first issue with Doran insignia on the title page. The first Judge Priest book. A fine, bright copy in a lightly soiled dust jacket with some light chipping to the edges. The first Judge Priest volume and a difficult title, especially in the elusive dust jacket.

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