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        The Voyages of the 'Morning'.

      1916 - First edition. Folding map, 16 photographic plates & 4ll. music. Small 8vo. Original pale blue pictorial cloth, with very handsome stamp of a penguin and her chick to upper board. Spine very slightly sunned and one small dark stain to back board. A near fine copy. Blind stamp to upper margin of title: ?PRESENTATION COPY? Library stamps of R. N. Rudmose-Brown and Royal Geographical Society to recto of front-free endpaper. xx, 224pp. London: Smith, Elder & Co., Very attractive copy of this rare book, the binding of which is very often badly faded and rubbed. With the characteristic ex-libris stamp of the noted polar veteran R.N. Rudmose-Brown on the front free endpaper, along with that of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Robert Neal Rudmose-Brown (1879-1957), trained in biology before taking a post as assistant to the Professor of Botany at University College, Dundee. In 1902 he sailed as naturalist on board the Scotia, a converted Norwegian whaler, with the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, which surveyed the unexplored Antarctic seas. Doorly joined the crew of the Morning as third officer following the intervention of Edward Evans with whom he had gone to sea as a cadet on the training ship Worcester. The Morning under the command of Capt. Colbeck, carried out the successful Relief Expedition to Scott's 1902-1904 Discovery Expedition. On their return Evans was encouraged by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to publish an account of the voyage, however having asked Doorly to join him in this venture other commitments prevented him from beginning the project, leaving Doorly to publish his own work some ten years later. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Das Kälbchen. Novellen.

      München Langen 1916 - O Broschur, 8°, 207 (1) S. Geklebter Einriss im Vorderumschlag, großes Exlibris, Vortitel etwas berieben. Sonst gut. 1. Ausgabe. WGü 53. Die Umschlagillustration von Olaf Gulbransson. Sprache: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Alraune]
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        Fairy Tales (Illustrated by Harry Clarke)

      The First UK Printing published by George Harrap & Co. in 1916 (nd). This title was issued in three editions: The standard grey cloth ( priced at 20 shillings), full leather edition (priced at 30 shillings) and a limited signed edition of 125 copies bound in vellum ( priced at 3 guineas). The BOOK is the standard edition and is in Very Good++ condition. Grey cloth with black and white oval paste-on surrounded by intricate cloth decoration in black, top edge gilt, 320p. The spine and board edges are slightly sunned and spotted. Light markings to the covers. Light spotting to the prelims and occasional pages. Free from inscriptions. It is lavishly illustrated with 16 colour plates mounted on heavy stock, with lettered tissue guards, 24 full page black and white plates plus many decorative tailpieces. All plates and guards are present (the plates are in Fine condition. Some of the tissue guards are a little age toned and creased in places). The illustrations are striking. Harry Clarke first illustrated book. Clarke was an Irish stained-glass artist and book illustrator who was born in Dublin and was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. Clarke's work can be compared to that of Aubrey Beardsley, Kay Nielsen, and Edmund Dulac. Clarke's stained glass work includes many windows. Highlights include the windows of the Honan Chapel in University College Cork; of the latter, a window illustrating John Keats' The Eve of St. Agnes (now in the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery in Dublin) and the Geneva Window, (now in the Wolfsonian Museum, Miami, Florida, USA). Perhaps his most seen works were the windows he made for Bewley's Café on Dublin's Grafton Street. Clarke tragically died of TB at the early age of 42yrs. At the time of listing the only available copy on the market. Collectible.

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks]
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        Photo Album of over 350 mounted photographs

      Lakewood, Ohio, 1916. 1 vols. Oblong folio. Flexible black boards. 1 vols. Oblong folio. Including about 18 photographs of the Lakewood (Ohio) Fire Department Baseball team of 1916, including Eernest And Dooles with the mascot; 42 photos of the Lakewood Masonic Baseball team and about 60 photos of an automobile trip from Cleveland to St. Paul in 1915; With the circus (6 photos) 1915; Cleveland to Duluth with Al Sirat June 18-28-1916 (67 photos), about 44 photos documenting the building of the Lakewood Masonic Lodge (36 photos); , a hunting trip of the Road Gang in Canada, 1915 (aprox. 16 plates) ; , a vacation to Chetek, Wisconsin, etc., with tennis court.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The book of the homeless = Le livre des sans-foyer

      Charles Scribner's Sons. Hardcover. B00085VMPY Scribners; NY, 1916[Printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press]. Hardcover. Limited Deluxe Larger First Ed[#129 of 175 copies, signed by D B Updike]. A Fine copy, missing glassine Dustwrapper, but in a slightly damaged custom folding clamshell box. 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. Fo[folio or approx. 12 x 14 inches], 154pp.[some uncut], colour and b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Fine.

      [Bookseller: Mark Lavendier, Bookseller]
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        CROQUIS D'AVIATION EN MACÉDOINE. Dessins, Croquis & Aquarelles par.

      Paris, Devambez. - S.d., in-f° oblong (41 x 32 cm), 4ff, 28 planches, sous porte-f° pleine percaline verte d'éditeur, titré et orné, à rabats et à liens. Album de 32 dessins en couleurs (présentés sur 28 planches) tirés en lithographie. Tirage limité à 285 ex. Celui-ci 1/250 sur vélin numéroté et signé. Il est ENRICHI d'UN GRAND DESSIN ORIGINAL au crayon, à l'encre et à l'aquarelle, correspondant à la planche légendée « Le vent du Vardar », monogrammé et placé sous passe-partout de papier japon. On joint une épreuve supplémentaire de la page de titre, tirée sur japon. Scènes de la vie d'une escadrille de l'Armée d'Orient à Samli pendant la Première Guerre mondiale. La plupart de ces dessins sont datés de 1916, avec le plus souvent l'indication de lieu Samli ou Thasos. L'artiste a saisi la vie ordinaire de l'escadrille, installant son campement, observant l'ennemi, au décollage (« essence. contact ! »), préparant le terrain d'atterrissage, « dans le coton » (un bombardement), observant le départ d'un aéroplane, son atterrissage, ses vols en rase-mottes ou son capotage, décrivant le quotidien des militaires (entre cafard et culture de salades) et aussi la population locale, tantôt indifférente, tantôt étonnée. L'artiste traite tout cela d'un ton souvent léger et parfois drôle. Dessinateur humoristique, René Préjelan (1877-1968), fut un des créateurs de l'image de la « petite femme de Paris ». Il a d'ailleurs été redécouvert récemment à la faveur de la « pinupmania », car « il croquait avec talent les femmes des Années Folles. » Il collabora à La Caricature, Fantasio, Le Rire, La Baîonnette, Fémina et La Vie parisienne. En 1905, il créa une B.D., « Jo et Josette », publiée par Qui lit rit. Il exposa au Salon des Humoristes et Les Maîtres humoristes lui consacrèrent leur numéro (2e série, n°3) en 1908. Il est l'auteur de La Légende de Béquinette (1902), de L'Amour en dentelles (1903), de Souvenirs d'un fusil de chasse (1949) et de Tableaux de chasse (1952). S'il avait le trait et l'esprit vifs, il avait aussi la réputation d'être un « fusil fameux » (L'Officiel de la mode, 1952) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fata Libelli]
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        Le Poète assassiné.

      Paris, l'Edition " Bibliothèque des Curieux ", 1916. - In-12, broché, 316 pp. Portrait de l'auteur en frontispice par Rouveyre. Belle couverture illustrée par CAPIELLO. Edition originale sur vélin d'édition (pas de grand papier). " Le Poète assassiné est un recueil de seize contes paru durant la convalescence d'Apollinaire, à la suite de sa blessure à la tempe reçue dans une tranchée en mars 1916. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres de A à Z]
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        Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book: Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1916. Signed limited edition of Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book. One of 350 numbered copies, out-of-series. Quarto, original creme cloth, gilt-pictorial, decorated and lettered. With 15 plates tipped in bordered gold. In very good condition with light rubbing and wear. Edmund Dulac was a French-born, British naturalized magazine illustrator and book illustrator. Born in Toulouse he studied law but later turned to the study of art the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He moved to London early in the 20th century and in 1905 received his first commission to illustrate the novels of the Bronte Sisters. During World War I, Dulac produced relief books and when after the war the deluxe children's book market shrank he turned to magazine illustrations among other ventures. He designed banknotes during World War II and postage stamps, most notably those that heralded the beginning of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        CYNARA: A LITTLE BOOK OF VERSE

      Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1916. Third Edition. ONE OF 950 COPIES n. This is a pleasing private press edition of the most famous poem of the English Decadents, offered here in a fetching contemporary binding. Dowson (1867-1900) was writing about his unrequited love for a waitress with the far more prosaic name Adelaide (Missie) Foltinowicz. He chose a name from Horace's "Odes" and titled the work "Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae" ("I am not such as I was under the spell of sweet Cynara"). As Day notes, "To multitudes of the young, the refrain 'I have been faithful to thee, Cynara! in my fashion' was a catchphrase of cynical nonchalance; but the work is really a lament on the incapacity to love truly." Blumenthal says that Thomas Bird Mosher (1852-1923) "is the first American to have established and sustained a program . . . of splendid literary output in consistently felicitous typographic form." The books he produced between 1891 and 1923 "were bought by thousands of literate men and women whose pleasure in reading was enhanced by fine paper, good workmanship, and an unassuming and quiet typographic elegance." A. Edward Newton said that Mosher "has produced not a few, but hundreds of books which are as nearly faultless as books can be." Mosher was also a flagrant pirate of the work of European (especially British) authors unprotected by copyright laws, though a number of his victims were grateful for the exposure to American audiences that his editions created. The charming binding--signed by the unknown "Gaz"--makes a lovely package for this fine press item.. 181 x 111 mm. (7 1/8 x 4 3/8"). vii, [i], 36 pp., [2] leaves. Third Edition. ONE OF 950 COPIES. Attractive contemporary dark brown morocco by "G A Z" (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in), covers diapered with a plain rule, each diamond-shaped compartment with a central fleur-de-lys and gilt dots at the corners, raised bands, spine panels with small floral sprig in gilt and onlaid red morocco, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Printer's device in red on title page and in colophon, woodcut headpieces and foliated initials. Front flyleaf with ink inscription "From Murray to Aimee[?]" and with ink ownership signature of Georgia Lester Hexter. Bishop 78.2. Spine a richer brown than boards, a hint of fading to covers, occasional trivial foxing, but an excellent copy, the text clean and fresh, and the binding lustrous and unworn. This is a pleasing private press edition of the most famous poem of the English Decadents, offered here in a fetching contemporary binding. Dowson (1867-1900) was writing about his unrequited love for a waitress with the far more prosaic name Adelaide (Missie) Foltinowicz. He chose a name from Horace's "Odes" and titled the work "Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae" ("I am not such as I was under the spell of sweet Cynara"). As Day notes, "To multitudes of the young, the refrain 'I have been faithful to thee, Cynara! in my fashion' was a catchphrase of cynical nonchalance; but the work is really a lament on the incapacity to love truly." Blumenthal says that Thomas Bird Mosher (1852-1923) "is the first American to have established and sustained a program . . . of splendid literary output in consistently felicitous typographic form." The books he produced between 1891 and 1923 "were bought by thousands of literate men and women whose pleasure in reading was enhanced by fine paper, good workmanship, and an unassuming and quiet typographic elegance." A. Edward Newton said that Mosher "has produced not a few, but hundreds of books which are as nearly faultless as books can be." Mosher was also a flagrant pirate of the work of European (especially British) authors unprotected by copyright laws, though a number of his victims were grateful for the exposure to American audiences that his editions created. The charming binding--signed by the unknown "Gaz"--makes a lovely package for this fine press item.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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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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        ABBE-ABBEY GENEALOGY IN MEMORY OF JOHN ABBE AND HIS DESCENDANTS

      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.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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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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        TERTIUM ORGANUM: KLIUCH K ZAGADKAM MIRA

      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.

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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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        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. 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

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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.

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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.

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        RHYMES FOR KINDLY CHILDREN

      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.

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        SONNETS AND POEMS; GOOD FRIDAY, A PLAY IN VERSE THE LOCKED CHEST AND THE SWEEPS OF NINETY-EIGHT, TWO PLAYS IN PROSE; DESCRIPTIONAND JOHN M. SYNGE, A FEW PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS WITH BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES.[ IN CUSTOM MOROCCO CASE]

      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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        Alruner.

      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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        WAGON ROAD MAP OF CALIFORNIA

      Complete Map Works, San Francisco, CA 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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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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        BEASTS OF TARZAN-EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS-HARD BACK-1916 FN/VF

      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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