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        Mr. Britling Sees It Through - in the original dust wrapper

      London: Cassell, 1916. A first edition, first printing published by Cassell in 1916. A very good+ book without inscriptions. Some spotting to the page edges. In a very good dust wrapper with a restorative repair to the foot of the DJ and smaller one to the head of the spine. Some browning to the spine. Wear and rubbing to the edges and corners. A rare book in the original wrapper, produced during the First World War.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      New Haven, Conn.: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor. Very Good+. 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean green buckram cloth with bright gilt title on spine. Decorated endpaper. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact.. (viii) 511pp. Town of Windham Map and the Abbe Country Map, Eastern Massachusetts showing many traveled highways. John Abbe of Salem and Wenham. Second to Ninth generations . Portrait photographs of family members. A few lightly foxed pages. Genealogy; B/W Photograph; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 511 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Endpaper illustration from the publication English Nursery Rhymes, 1916

      Ink and watercolour, 155 by 580mm., signed lower right, mounted, framed and glazed "In 1916 A. & C. Black published a music book of English Nursery Rhymes, selected and edited by L. Edna Walter. Harmonies were by Lucy E. Broadwood and the illustrations were by Dorothy M. Wheeler. Wheeler (1891-1966) was a fine watercolourist who started her career in the style of Kate Greenaway. She later became one of the main illustrators of Enid Blyton's books. This fine watercolour was reproduced across the endpapers of the volume, although not in colour." - Sotheby's catalogue Provenance : Sotheby's London, English Literature, History Children's Books & Illustrations, 14 July 2015, lot 263

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1916 : 1916 Wisden Original Publisher's Hardback

      1916. For sale here is a very rare 1916 Wisden original Publisher's hardback in near very good condition. The front and rear boards are in very good unmarked condition. The gilt has faded to the front board and also, as almost always is the case, the gilt has faded to the spine which is otherwise in very good condition. Internally, the book is in fine condition. The front and rear paste downs are bright and unmarked and the front and rear hinges are strong and the other contents are complete, original, unmarked and in excellent condition. A nice copy.

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        The Burning Wheel

      Oxford: B H Blackwell, 1916. 51 pages + ad.. "Adventures All Series No. 7". Printed paper label to cover and spine of original cream wrappers. Some edgewear, soiling to wrappers, spine label lifting to lower edge, previous owner's name to half title, small bookseller label to verso of front cover. The Author's first book. Size 195mm. x 145mm.. [12916/471]. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. 195mm. x 145mm.. Book.

      [Bookseller: William Glynn]
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      Petro Grad: Iz. N.P. Taberio, 1916. Second edition. Cloth bound in fine condition; Contents very good .. Original Russian edition of Tertium Organum: A Key to the Enigmas of the World; Originally paperbound, newly rebound in black cloth with copy of the original cover set into the cloth cover; 322 pages. Text in Russian.

      [Bookseller: By The Way Books]
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        Reports on the collections made by the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition and the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea, 1910-13.

      London : Francis Edwards, 1916. Limited edition of 150 copies (no. 110), printed on large paper. Two volumes, large quarto, in original printed blue wrappers (one corner slightly bumped), illustrated with 28 black and white and 13 colour plates, and line drawings in the text, 2 folding colour maps, pages unopened, a fine set. A substantial, landmark contribution to the study of the natural history of the island of New Guinea which, in addition to ornithology, covers lepidoptera, arachnida, coleoptera, mollusca, reptiles, fishes and botanical specimens. There are also sections on the physical anthropology of the indigenous peoples of the Torres Strait and western New Guinea.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Charming photograph portraits, unsigned, by Resines, (1909-2002) and MARIA CRISTINA (1911-1996), Infantas, the daughters of Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenia]

      1916 - showing them seated together on a studio garden bench, Maria Cristina with a sheaf of flowers, a little solemn in short white dresses, 8" x 5½" oval on mount 12¼" x 9", no place, From Queen Ena's private collection.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Kallischematik, oder Anleitung zu einem edlen Anstande und zur schönen, gefälligen Haltung des Körpers, sowohl im gesellschaftlichen Umgange als beim Tanze, für alle Stände, besonders für die Jugend.München, George Jaquet, 1834. 8vo. With illustration of a medical apparatus to straighten a child's legs on plate A and illustrations of elegantly dressed men and women standing in various positions on 31 plates, all full-page and lithographed. Contemporary full-grained gold-tooled red morocco.

      Derra de Moroda, Dance Library 1916; Eames, Fonaroli Coll., p. 13; Lipperheide 3101; not in Magriel. First edition of a richly illustrated physical courtesy book teaching a correct and elegant bearing of the body, especially intended for youth and written by the dancing master of the Bavarian court. The book is dedicated to Friderike Wilhelmine Karoline, Queen Widow of Bavaria. The preface says a good bearing of the body is indispensable in good society. It teaches not only standing, but also walking, sitting, bowing, dancing, etc., and discusses correcting poor posture and preventing or curing limb malformation. It explains choreography and describes each the fashionable dances: Menuet, Waltz, Galop, Mazurka, Cotillon, etc.With a small crowned monogram stamped on verso of title-page. A few slight stains on front cover. Very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Werke. Großherzog-Wilhelm-Ernst-Ausgabe. Herausgegeben im Auftrag von Alfred Walter Heymel unter dem Beirat von Bernhard Suphan (u.a.).

      Leipzig, Insel 1905 - 1916. - 15 (von 16) Bänden. 17 : 10 cm. Flexible rote Original-Lederbände mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Gold, Rückenfileten, Kopfgoldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe der gesuchten Dünndruckausgabe von Goethes Werken, hier in der seltenen, in Leder gebundenen Ausgabe vorliegend. Ausstattung von E. Walker unter Oberleitung von Harry Graf Kessler. Buchtitel und Überschriften von Eric Gill. Umfaßt: Romane und Novellen (2 Bände), Autobiographische Schriften (3 Bde.), Dramatische Dichtungen (3 Bde.), Kunstschriften (2 Bde.), Übersetzungen und Bearbeitungen fremder Dichtungen, Aufsätze zur Kultur-, Theater- und Literaturgeschichte, Maximen und Reflexionen (2 Bde.), Lyrische und epische Dichtungen (2 Bde.). - Ohne den letzten Band, Naturwissenschaftliche Schriften, der leider oft fehlt. Die sehr empfindlichen Einbände in sehr guter Erhaltung nur wenige Rücken minimal ausgeblichen. Schöne Reihe und in dieser Form, alles Erstausgaben und in Leder gebunden, selten. - Sarkowski 540, 1 - 15, mit Abbildungen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Steinbach Rare Books]
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        Lir 21. Weihnachten am Vrsic 1915.

      o.O.,Vlg. u. J. (1916). gr.4°. Photoalbum mit 12 nn. Bl. mit 26 mont. Orig.-Photogr. Okart. mit Kordelbindung, goldgepr. Deckeltitel u. mont. Kärntner Landeswappen in Rosette, min. berieben u. bestoßen, schönes Expl. - Mit den eh. Unterschriften der Offiziere u. Kadetten des - Regiments a.d. Rückseite des Widmungsblattes Unikat. Von den Offizieren u. Kadetten des Lir 21 ihrem Kommandanten, Obst. Emil Rosmus zur Erinnerung gewidmet. Die Photos zeigen die Angehörigen des Regiments beim Dienst in der Stellung, die Umgebung am Vrsic etc. Der Vrsic liegt in einer Bergkette in Versand D: 5,00 EUR Militaria, Geschichte, Photographie, Zeitgeschichte, 1900-Ende 1.WK, Österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie, Europa, Widmungsexemplare, Regimentsgeschichten, Originalphotos, Photoalben, Alpenkrieg, 1.Weltkrieg

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Andreas Krikl]
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        Franz Marc Gedächtnis-Ausstellung November 1916. Gemälde und Aquarelle / Holzschnitte. Mit dem Original-Holzschnitt "Wildpferde" und 7 Abbildungen nach Gemälden auf Tafeln (= Der Sturm, 46. Ausstellung).

      Verlag Der Sturm, Berlin 1916 - 3 Blatt, 7 Tafeln, 6 Blatt Anzeigen. Orig.-Broschur. Der kleinformatige Holzschnitt (ca. 8 x 6 cm) auf der Innenseite des Vorderumschlags. Dieser erste Ausstellungskatalog nach dem Tod des Malers 1916 bei Verdun enthält den berühmten Nachruf von Herwarth Walden: "Nun ist ein Künstler gefallen, der nicht fallen kann. Sein Reich ist nicht von dieser Welt. Aber die Erde war ihm heimisch. Die Erde, die Lebendiges erzeugt und Lebendiges trägt. Ihm schien die Erde, ihm redeten die Tiere, die Wälder und die Felsen." Dem Text folgt eine Liste der 53 ausgestellten Werke (27 Gemälde, 8 Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, 13 Holzschnitte bzw. Handdrucke sowie 5 Arbeiten aus dem Nachlaß) sowie eine Auflistung der 35 von der Galerie Der Sturm 1912-16 veranstalteten Ausstellungen der Werke von Franz Marc. Gedruckt in der Druckerei für Bibliophilen, Berlin. Der Umschlag gering angestaubt, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        The Vulgate Version of the Arthurian Romances Edited from Manuscripts in the British Museum

      Washington: The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1909-1916. Eight folio volumes bound in stiff textured and printed wraps as issued. One volume has an unsightly dampstain on the upper left corner of the upper board (not affecting the text), else this is a fine set, and largely unopened. Volume VII still has the laid in notice, dated 1913, apologizing for a lack of index due to Sommer's poor health. The index was indeed issued at a later date (1916) and is included. In spite of the one fault with volume IV, this is a splendid set and seldom found in such nice condition. Contents include: I. Lestoire del Saint Graal; II: Lestoire de Merlin; III, IV, V: Le Livre de Lancelot del Lac; VI: Les Aventures ou La Queste del Saint Graal; Le Mort de Le Roi Artus; VII: Supplement" Le Livre d'Artus, with Glossary; VIII: Index to Volumes I-VII. A monumental undertaking, in Arthuriana. In the language of the original manuscripts (mainly French) with notes and comentary in English. The 13th century Vulgate Cycle (also called the Lancelot-Grail Cycle and the Pseudo-Map Cycle) is considered a major literature watershed marking the abandonment of verse for prose in the evolution of Arthurian material. (Note: Extra shipping will be necessary for this set owing to its size and weight.). Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        The Poems.

      Dublin: The Talbot Press, 1916 - Octavo. Original tan cloth-backed grey paper boards, titles to front cover and paper label to spine in red, top edge green, brown coated endpapers. Slight wear to tips of bottom fore corners of boards, occasional faint foxing; an excellent copy. Portrait frontispiece from memory by Grace Plunkett. First edition, first impression, published posthumously by Plunkett's sister Geraldine in June 1916. The collection proved so popular it ran to three editions within the year. Joseph Plunkett was executed by firing squad on 4 May 1916 for his role in the 1916 Easter Rising; he married his fiancée, artist and fellow nationalist Grace Gifford, the evening before his execution in the jail chapel, "which did much to ignite public sympathy for the rising". This collection of devoutly Catholic poems includes "I see his blood upon the rose", which has become a standard text in Irish schools. This addition with a Gaelic inscription on the front free endpaper, and a Catholic prayer inscribed to"Pappy" laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Die Jakobsleiter. Oratorium. Universal-Edition Nr. 6061.

      Quer-Gr.-8. 32 S. (einschl. Titel). Reataurierter, stummer HLnbd. D. Zt. m. Deckelbezug aus grauem Kleisterpapier. Rücken und Vorsätze erneuert, Deckelkanten z. Tl. stärker berieben, papierbed. durchgeh. stärker gebräunt, ges. Buchblock eselsohrig, letztes Bl. Mit unterlegtem Einriss. Erste Ausgabe Titelblatt von Arnold Schönberg sowie Wilhelm Klitsch eh. signiert. S. schuf das (unvollendet gebliebene) Oratorium für Soli, Chöre und Orchester in den Jahren 1916 bis 1917 nach einer eigenen Dichtung. - Die Signaturen entstanden wahrscheinlich nach einer Lesung des Jakobsleiter-Textes durch Wilhelm Klitsch am 21. Mai 1921, einer der letzten Veranstaltungen des Vereins für musikalische Privataufführungen (den Schönberg im November 1918 gegründet hatte, der seine Konzerttätigkeit aber aufgrund finanzieller Schwierigkeiten 1921 wieder einstellen musste). Alban Berg schrieb nach der Aufführung: "Jakobsleiter war herrlich. Klitsch hat wirklich unerhörtes geleistet und Fähigkeiten gezeigt, deren ich ihn nie für fähig hielt. ...Besuch war sehr schlecht, und Schönberg sehr deprimiert darüber."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Archive of Arthur Evanson Glanville, a Young Irish Man Who Served with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the Great War, Who Reached the Rank of Captain, Was captured by the Germans in Paris During the Spring Offensive Campaign and Held in Rastatt as Prisoner.

      England, Belgium, France, Germany, 1916-1919, 1916. POW archive of Arthur Evanson Glanville, comprising manuscript wartime letters, a pencil drawing of an underground shelter, two original telegraphs, a manuscript fair journal describing his time in captivity, three newspaper clippings in which he is mentioned, original photographs, and army documents pertaining to POW rations sent to Germany. Manuscript journal: 8vo. 62 pages in manuscript, titled "Account of My Capture Time in Germany," signature to front endpaper, maroon over blue cloth boards, volume made by Browne & Nolan Ltd, with ruled Dublin watermarked leafs by the same. Photographs, letters, and documents range in size and format. Together with seven pencil and ink drawings made in previous years by Glanville, unrelated to the war. The lot in very good condition. Glanville was captured by the Germans on the first day of fighting, 27 May 1918, of the Third Battle of the Aisne, and spent the remaining six months of the war as a POW. [The Third Battle of the Aisne came as a complete surprise to the allies, including British troops who had been sent there to rest in a quiet sector - Glanville being one of these men. It was the first full-scale German offensive following the Lys Offensive in Flanders in April. A German breakthrough was aided by orders of a French general to mass troops in the front line - a tactic by this date discredited. The penetration broke into open country and fighting began on 27 May. The Germans captured just over 50,000 Allied soldiers and over 800 guns by 30 May 1918. Fighting continued until 6 June.] The Dublin Officer's correspondence and memoire, together with his family's papers from trying to provide for him whilst in a prison camp in Germany, altogether form a seldom seen comprehensive exposition of the Great War - from the various standpoints of those who lived it. In the form of early wartime letters and a decidedly revealing manuscript fair journal penned when it was safe to do so, Glanville shares his firsthand participation and observations. At first in training, then capturing German soldiers as prisoners of war - and quite excited for it - then rising in the ranks and moving to increasingly dangerous theatres, alas, he became a prisoner of war himself. All aspects of captivity, including the treatment of, and conditions under which an Allied POW survived the Great War after being forcibly removed from the battle zone, are manifestly conveyed in this most uncommon and comprehensive archive of correspondence, ephemeral documents, and one highly detailed manuscript journal. Those letters written prior to his captivity feature a vivid frontline account of the Battle of Messines in Belgium penned the day after participating in the bombardment. The writer remarks on other decisive battles on the Western Front including Mount Kemmel, on the Russian Revolution, and on events of his personal experiences, leading up to the Third Battle of the Aisne during which he was captured. The most intolerable month was spent immediately after his capture, being shuffled about as a prisoner under German surveillance, overnighting in the most deplorable conditions and having little nourishment, until finally being made to settle in a somewhat civilized permanent prison camp called Rastatt in Baden. He also witnessed various forms of cruelty and deprivation at the hands of German officers. No letters could be written in this time of conveyance however, and thus he was considered to be a 'missing' person. His letters resume at Rastatt, cautiously avoiding issues of censorship by providing comforting news of an almost pleasurable situation, whilst making requests for some basic necessities such as food, clothing, and soap. Additional correspondence from this period include friends seeking information and offering comfort to his family. From Ireland, his mother earnestly prepared care packages for him, hoping they would reach him at the prison camp. Her efforts add another dimension to the archive, well illustrating the ordeal of loved ones during a war, especially in the case of a POW. Forms, letters, and POW parcel labels, detailing the contents and procedures for shipments of food rations and other provisions to a captive held in an enemy prison camp. Mrs. Glanville, Arthur's mother, was the one to supply for and co-ordinate the parcels, doing so through the Irish Women's Association, a beneficent organization formed in London in the spring of 1915, "to aid Irish Regiments and Prisoners of War". Its membership was composed mainly of women of Ireland's upper society, and for its first year was funded solely from private subscriptions. Finally, when Glanville was safely returned home, in a manuscript journal he divulged previously undisclosed truths, as well as a thorough account of his apprehension, the distressing conditions of his month in transport, and his time in captivity. Further contemporary documentation regarding his captivity includes two original telegraphs - the first announcing Glanville as wounded and missing on 30 May 1918, the other informing of his arrival back in England on 9 December 1918. A manuscript pencil drawing made on the spot by Glanville, illustrates a sleeping dugout carved in a hillside, and equipped with a bench at its entrance for a guard to watch over British officers such as himself resting inside. [Dugouts were typically formed out of the sides of trenches. The size of dugouts varied, originally housing 2 to 10 men. As the war progressed, they grew in size. By 1917 dugouts at Messines could hold two battalions of soldiers at a time. Large dugouts were also built into the side of communication trenches so that they were not directly in line of enemy fire, often serving as the battalion headquarters and sleeping accommodation for the officers.]. Manuscript.

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        A Seattle Flapper's Jazz Age Scrapbook

      Overview Details & Condition A wonderful scrapbook compiled by a young Seattle flapper named Lillian during the late teens, 1920s, and later, with nearly 400 photographs, many depicting adventures around the northwest coast. Lillian appears often in the album, a striking young woman with a boyish elegance, always impeccably dressed in up-to-date styles. In one of the earlier photos she appears in a late-Edwardian outfit with her hair up, but she apparently transitioned quickly to the flapper style, and appears in most of the images wearing classic 1920s fashions with her hair charmingly bobbed. In one small photo she is seen in an attractive Deco-style bathing suit and in others, on cruises and at the Queen City Yacht Club, she appears in yachting whites and sailor-style outfits. In the ukulele photo and some of the sailing shots she is even wearing trousers. Lillian and her friends appear to have been an outgoing bunch; included are photographs of musical events where Lillian plays the accordion, with a newspaper clipping showing their group performing at the yacht club. Friends appear in their nursing and Red Cross uniforms, with some photos taken on a children's ward. There are social gatherings; car trips along the Columbia River Highway, a cruise on the Princess Marguerite Steamship to Victoria, British Columbia (Lillian seems to have been fascinated by the icebergs); and numerous camping and fishing trips. A number of the photos were taken at what appears to be the family home in Seattle, a brand new Craftsman-style house, which would have been an important symbol of the family's upward mobility. Lillian and her family seem to have been animal lovers, as there are numerous photos of pets, including a boxer dog, a terrier, and cats with kittens - Lillian appears with the terrier in a series of images. There are also shots from around Seattle, including a series depicting huge drifts of snow, which may have been taken during the snowstorms of 1916, which left drifts of up to five feet, or 1920, when a storm deposited more than 18 inches. Some photos identify apartment buildings in Seattle and Los Angeles that are still standing today (220 Belmont Ave. in Seattle and 1616-1618 Main Street in LA), and there is a large, evocative photograph of a 1920s hardware store with stylish counter displays. Finally, the scrapbook continues into the 1930s and early 40s with a handful of photographs from that period scattered in amongst the other material. We have been unable to conclusively determine Lillian's last name, but it is possible that she was Lillian Christoffersen, a child of Norwegian immigrants who became a schoolteacher and was known to enjoy playing the accordion (source 1, source 2). Overall, this a fantastic photographic record of the life of a young woman and the changing fashions of one of the most exciting periods in American history. Seattle, WA, 1920. Oblong quarto (175 x 270 mm), 100 thick black pages. Contemporary purpose-made cloth scrapbook bound with a silk tie, title "photographs" in gilt to upper cover. Containing approximately 384 mounted original silver gelatin photographs (sized between 25 x 25 mm and 127 x 178 mm), a few with annotations indicating places, dates, and people; 9 real photo postcards; several newspaper clippings; and a greeting card. Some wear and bumping of the corners, a few photographs removed, occasional creases, splits, and chips to page edges, occasional damage to photographs. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Alembic Rare Books]
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        [Photo Album]: Czech Soldier in World War I

      1916-1917. Quarto. Measuring 9" x 10". String-tied paper boards. Contains 125 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 2" x 3" and 3.5" x 5.5", with captions in Czech. Album is very good with creasing and edgewear with near fine photographs; additionally present are 46 real photo post cards on similar subject matter. A wonderful collection of battlefield and encampment photographs taken by a Czech-Slav soldier while stationed in Prague during the First World War. Many of the images capture Czech troops in group photos, on horseback, and in their camps around Prague, and on the Russian and Italian Fronts. The Czechs are frequently seen in trenches and on lookout duty peering over the stone walls and ancient ruins used for fortifications. Religious ceremonies were a big part of their camp and makeshift outdoor churches were constructed with alters for worship. One photo shows rows of troops facing an altar with their guns set up behind them. There are also photos of funerals and burial sites throughout the album. The landscape of the countries the soldiers traveled is displayed in snapshots of monuments, religious sites, historic homes, and the nature and flora of the area. He also captured images of the local people, usually on the road while fleeing towns or returning to their homes. A small panoramic photo shows the troops on a field looking out in the distance, presumably awaiting the enemy. One photo shows two men practicing hand-to-hand combat with swords drawn and another shows a man looking over a trench wall with his gun drawn. The Czech soldiers formed their legions voluntarily in hopes that helping the Allies would ensure independence for Bohemia, Moravia, and Hungary. A fascinating collection of well-composed amateur photography from an often forgotten front, detailing a soldier's service during World War One. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      New York, The Seminary, 1916. 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

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Illustrated Catalogue of a Remarkable Collection of Antique Chinese Porcelains, Pottery, Jades, Screens, Paintings on Glass, Rugs, Carpets and Many Other Objects of Art and Antiquity Formed by Mr. A.W. Bahr, the Well-Known Connoisseur and Authority on the Ancient Arts of China

      New York: American Art Association, 1916. Softcover. VG, clean, tight interior, but front cover has detached, and back cover is loose. Soiling to dj; art school ex-lib. stamps on title pages.. Plain flexible card boards; cream dj with black lettering. Unpaginated [200] with bw illus. throughout, including one folding plate. Text in English. Catalogue from the auction held January 17, 18, and 19, 1916. Included are a Prefatory Note and Conditions of Sale, a dynastic Chronology, and the well-annotated, illustrated catalogue of 597 items. Jades, mirror paintings on glass, miniature bottles, celadon, bird cages, Fukien porcelain, panels, screens, carpets, and more. No color plates are included, as in other catalogues of this ilk, but nothing appears to be missing. This remarkable Collection of Chinese Art Objects has been made by Mr. A. W. Bahr, formerly of Shanghai, who is well known as a connoisseur and authority on Chinese Art. It rep­resents the result of many years patient accumulation and selec­tion, almost every piece having some distinctive merit whether it be form, color or design. Quite rare.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Et j'ai voulu la paix

      London: The Egoist,, 1916. Octavo. Single quire wire stitched, self wrappers printed in black. Housed in a red cloth slipcase with chemise by the Chelsea Bindery. Staple a touch rusty, wrappers somewhat dusty but an excellent copy. With the publisher's emendation to his address printed inside the rear wrap. First edition, sole printing. A book of war poetry of pacifist tendency by a minor but fascinating member of the modernist set. Spire - a French Jew - was an intimate of Pound, at whose suggestion and at whose apartments the party was held where James Joyce and Sylvia Beach first met. In his editorial capacity at The Egoist, Pound would have been instrumental in its publication.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mr Britling Sees It Through

      Cassell, 1916. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Cassell in 1916. A very good+ book with a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. Some light scratching to the front board. No inscriptions. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some browning to the spine and some light chipping to the spine tips and corners. Price sticker to the spine. Rare in the original dust wrapper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      GRUELLE. (GRUELLE,JOHNNY)illus. RHYMES FOR KINDLY CHILDREN by Ethel Fairmont. Chicago: Volland (1916, 18th edition). 8vo, pictorial boards, Fine in pictorial box. Illustrated by Gruelle with pictorial endpapers plus many, many full page and in-text color illustrations to accompany simple poems. Very scarce and a beautiful copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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      NY: Garden City Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1916. First Edition. Softcover. 32, 51,77, 100 pages; Sonnets and Poems; Good Friday, a play in verse The Locked Chest and The Sweeps of Ninety-eight, two plays in prose; and John M. Synge, a few personal recollections with biographical notes, FIRST EDITIONS, together 4 vols, 8vo, original wrappers, uncut. All produced in limited editions of 200 copies. Beautifully intact books in mint condition bound in gray printed wraps with three promotional broadsides laid in. In blue cloth folder which fits into a Mrocco spined blue cloth sljp case. Some wear to morocco spine. ; 0 .

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      Gyldendal, Copenhagen 1916. 8vo (20x14,5 cm). 45 pages. With frontispiece litography after drawing by Edvard Much; signed in the plate. Size of plate:14,3x7,4 cm. Bound untrimmed with orig. soft cover in a fine binding with spine and corner of black goatskin and with contemporary matching black-on-green paper on boards (Ole Olsen). Fine copy of this attractive book. One of 350 numbered copies. Printed by Danish master-printer Kristian Kongstad. Emanuel Goldstein (1862-1921) had earlier - in 1886, under the pseudonym Hugo Falck - published these "psychological" poems under the title "Vekselspillet". They were reissued in 1892 under Goldstein's real name. Munch and Goldstein were friends, and Munch agreed to illustrate this edition, which were issued in only 350 copies, with a motive catching the emotional atmosphere of Goldstein's symbolistic poetry.** The printed frontispiece is sometimes erraticaly taken for an etching, which it is not, unfortunately. However, it is a strong image indeed, with a genuine expression of spleen the Munch way.

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        The Irish At The Front.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1916. First edition. Octavo. pp. xiii, 158 [2]. In publisher's pale green cloth titled in black to spine and front board.Clean and bright, very good indeed save for slight bumping and sunning to spine ends. In a strong, clean dustwrapper with minor chipping and creasing to extremities, a couple of small closed tears and shallow chipping to spine ends. Shows very well. Internally clean and fresh. A very good copy of a stirring and rather horrifying account of the heroism of the Irish regiments at the front, published while the Great War still had two years left to run.

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        Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie

      Häftad bok. Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig . Första upplagan uppl. 1916. 64 s. Häftad. Omslaget skadat i kanterna och ryggen med liten skada i övre och nedre kant. Pappersskada på nedre kanten t.o.m. sid 34. Inlagan i övrigt i mycket gott skick.. 23,5x15,5cm. 91 gram. Gott skick. Proveniens Berit Spong Malmrot och dr. Bertil Malmrot, Tjälvesta säteri.

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      San Francisco, CA: Complete Map Works, 1916 62 inch by 41 inch folded linen back map of California showing roads, railroads, proposed railroads and interurban lines in 1916. Insets of the San Francisco Bay area and the Los Angeles area. Lists counties, cities and towns. The map is folded into an unlettered and undecorated brown pebbled cloth covers. Name stamp on the linen after each fold. Very good condition.. Map.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Twenty Years At Hull-House [Limited Signed Edition]

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Photographs, Illustrations By Norah Hamilton. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing Xvii, 462 Pp. #107 Of 210 Copies Of The Signed, Limited First Edition, Large Paper 9 5/8" Tall. Vellum Spine Over Brown Paper Covered Boards. A Very Nice Copy, Clean, Hinges Tight, Spine And Cover Gilt Lettering All Brilliant, Small Losses Of Paper On Edges At Tops, A Few Tiny Losses Of Paper At Edges Of Front Cover, No Damage To Vellum, Hinges Tight, No Names Or Marks Or Bookplates.

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        Saiga Shokunin Burui (Various Classes of Craftsmen)

      Tokyo 1916 - Two volumes, Tall 8vo, paper covers with geometric decoration and printed paper label. Rubbed but sound; some binding threads missing from first volume; one page with clean tear. Reprint of the original 1771 edition. A delightful book of trades of the artisan class in the Edo period with 28 double-page color woodcut illustrations of craftsmen, each with an identifying description and commentary. Included are a mirror-polisher, papermaker, mounter of Kakemono, potter, weaver, swordsmith, etch. Some of the workers are accompanied by cats, small children goldfish or other features of their work lives. Hillier, Art of the Japanese Book (the original edition) Size: Tall 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        America's Gibraltar, Muscle Shoals: A Brief for the establishment of our National Nitrate Plant at Muscle Shoals on the Tennessee River

      Nashville, Tennessee: Muscle Shoals Association, 1916. 1st. Hardcover. Very good. The uncommon 1916 true 1st edition of this wonderful study of the Nitrate Plant at Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Solid and VG in its dark-brown leatherette, with light flaking to the panel edges. Bright gilt-lettering and insignia to the front panel, internally very clean, with no writing or markings to the text. Tall quarto, beautiful chromolithographed plates thruout. Massive fold-out "Resource Map of the United States" at the rear.

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      McClurg 1916 - The Beasts of Tarzan. Edgar Rice Burroughs hard back First Edition, W F Hall. 336 pages, green binding, J Allen St John illustrations. This is the third Tarzan book with a print run of only 19,500 copies that hit the book stores before WW I. No dust jacket. Condition: FN/VF

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        Association des Dames Francaises: Croix Rouge Francaise

      1916. Poster. Color Lithgraph. 47.75 x 31 inches. This World War I poster features bold red lettering and an illustration of a wounded soldier being aided by volunteers from the Red Cross. This poster is in good condition. Some creases and edge wear. Original linen backing.

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        Tidskrift för Schack, Volume 22

      Nordic Chess Federation 1916 - iv+362 pages with index, diagrams, plates and tables. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") issued in wrappers. Includes numbers 8 & 9 Nordiska Schackforbundets Sjunde Kongress Med Turneringar Kipenhamn 2-16 Juli 1946. Volume XXII(22), 12 issues. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6345). First edition. This is one of the world's oldest chess magazines still published. Official organ of the Nordic Chess Federation from 1895 to 1922; since 1923 of the Swedish Chess Federation. No index was published for the volumes 1926 to 1934. Ludvig was President of the Swedish Chess Association from 1917 to 1939. The Master Class Tournament was won by Paul F Johner with a clear 5 points, followed with a tie for two through four by Max Marchand, Orla Hermann Kraus and Otto Loewenborg just half point behind with 4.5. In sole fifth place was Sven O Svensson. Tied for six and seventh place was Johannes Giersing and Hjalmar Gustaf Nyholm with 2.5 points each. The eighth spot was regulated to Ernst Jacobson with 1.5 points. Condition: Some edge wear with age darkening to edges else a very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc. ABAA,IOBA,TxBA]
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      1916. Buona ril. editoriale, angoli e dorso in pelle, caratteri in oro, cm 39x30, pp non numer., 50 litografie originali con firma a matita dell'Autore, copia n° 44 di 100. Qualche spellatura al dorso, peraltro ottimo esemplare.

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        Graf Eduard Paar - Korrespondenzkarte im Original-Kuvert mit Original-Signatur von Paar

       Eduard Graf von Paar war ein österreich-ungarischer Offizier und lange Zeit Generaladjutant von Kaiser Franz Joseph I. -- Dankeskarte von 1916 (für die Glückwünsche zur Ernennung zum Generalobersten), mit Original-Signatur, + Original-Umschlag, von Hand adressiert (allerdings wurde die Marke einfach weggeschnitten), Format 14,2 x 9 cm. -- Stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R. (Ein Vorfahr war Kabinetts-Sekretär in der Kabinetts-Kanzlei seiner Majestät Kaiser Franz Josef.) --- Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland. Versand D: 12,00 EUR signiert Signatur Widmung signed signature

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        Green Branches

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916 - 'JS' Bound by 'AS'[BINDING]. STEPHENS, James. Green Branches. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. First American Edition. Limited to 500 copies. Octavo (8 3/16 x 5 11/16 inches; 208 x 145 mm.). 32 unnumbered leaves printed on one side only.Bound in 1922, stamp-signed "A - S 1922" in gilt on rear turn-in. Full dark green levant morocco, covers decoratively tooled in gilt with a framework of flowers and stems surrounding a gilt ruled border which in turn surrounds another gilt border with similar floral tools in the corners and top and lower edges. Spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled with the same floral design in compartments. Gilt ruled board edges, and wide turn-ins with triple gilt rules and the same gilt flower ornaments in the corners, all edges gilt. Minimal darkening to spine. A very fine example.Although we have been unable to ascertain the identity of "A - S" this binding is most likely by a student of one of the great binders of the early twentieth century. It is unusual inasmuch as all of the six spine panels have been decoratively tooled in gilt - but with no lettering.James Stephens (1880-1950) was an Irish novelist and poet. By the early 1900s James was increasingly inclined to socialism and the Irish language and by 1912 was a dedicated Irish Republican. He was a close friend of the 1916 leader Thomas MacDonagh, who was then editor of "The Irish Review" and deputy headmaster in St Enda's, the radical bilingual school run by P.H. Pearse and would be manager of the Irish Theatre, and spent much time with MacDonagh in 1911. He produced many retellings of Irish myths and fairy tales. His retellings are marked by a rare combination of humor and lyricism -Deirdre (1923) and Irish Fairy Tales (1920) are often especially praised. He also wrote several original novels including The Crock of Gold, Etched in Moonlight, and Demi-Gods based loosely on Irish fairy tales. The Crock of Gold in particular has achieved enduring popularity. Stephens began his career as a poet under the tutelage of George William Russell, 1867-1935, the Irish writer, editor, critic and poet who wrote with the pseudonym "Æ". His first book of poems, Insurrections, was published in 1909. Green Branches contains three poems (The Autumn in Ireland: 1915; The Spring in Ireland: 1916 and Joy be with us) was written just before The Easter Rising (also know as the Easter Rebellion), an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter week. Stephens's influential account of the 1916 Easter Rising, The Insurrection in Dublin, describes the effect of the deaths by execution of his friend Thomas MacDonagh and others. Stephens lived between Paris, London and Dublin. During the 1930s he was a friend of James Joyce, and they mistakenly believed that they shared a birthday. Joyce, who was concerned about his ability to finish what later became Finnegans Wake, proposed that Stephens assist him, with the authorship credited to JJ & S (for "Jameses Joyce & Stephens", but also a pun on the popular Irish whiskey made by John Jameson & Sons). The plan was never implemented, as Joyce was able to complete the work on his own. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1916 - 1916 to 1919 Wisden Hardbacks

      Hi and Welcome to our Store. We are selling our HBs off in chunks, happy to split the sets or to send more details and pictures, please just ask us or the admin team here. 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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