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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,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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Varia Tjälvesta]
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        Twenty Years At Hull-House [Limited Signed Edition]

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1916 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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      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.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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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

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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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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        Mountain Interval

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1916 First edition, first state, with line 8 in duplicate on page 88 and "Come" for "Gone" on page 93 line 16. Publisher's dark blue cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt. Near fine, with a hint of rubbing to the spine ends and corners, just a touch of faint toning to the spine, former owner's 1916 inscription to the front free endpaper, otherwise clean interior. A very bright and attractive copy. Crane A4. Mountain Interval is Frost's third published collection of poetry, and is the first appearance of "The Road Not Taken." It also includes the poems "Christmas Trees," "In the Home Stretch," "Birches," "Snow," and "The Bonfire," among others. Throughout the volume, Frost grapples with how the choices of the past ultimately shape the future. "The Road Not Taken," the first and most famous poem of the collection, sets up this paradigm with the narrator's decision of which direction to take after reaching a fork in the road - a metaphor for decisions made along the road of life. While he had previously established his talent for verse with his first two poetry collections, Mountain Interval solidified Frost's status as a master poet.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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      FEDERICO SANGIOVANNI & FIGLIO, 1916. ITALIANO 0,04 Estratto dal vol. XLV degli Atti della R.Accademia di Scienze Morali e Politiche di Napoli, pagine leggermente ingiallite e con lieve fioritura, copertina morbida, ingiallita ai bordi, con fioritura e con piccola traccia di umidità USATO

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        Ex Libris

      Self published, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. This is an incredible little book from one of the most well-respected Czech artists in history. It consists of a short introduction, followed by 17 paste-in bookplates that Ales designed for either himself or others (please emal for list). In addition, there are 11 more loose bookplates at the beginning of the book that are part of this listing as well. Everything inside is in Fine condition. Text entirely in Czech. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. Corners are bumped and rounded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001020. . Additional shipping charges may apply.

      [Bookseller: Lotzabooks]
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        Lustra . . .

      London: Elkin Mathews, 1916. 8vo, original tan buckram lettered in dark blue. Frontis portrait after a photograph by Alvin Langdon Coburn. ¶ The abridged text of Pound's Lustra, issued simultaneously with the privately printed issue. Bookplate of San Francisco poet Frederick W. Reid, designed by Jack Yeats, on the front paste-down. Buckram a little soiled; endpapers lightly foxed; very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop]
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      1916. BOOTH, FRANKLIN. DREISER, Theodore. A HOOSIER HOLIDAY. Illustrated by Franklin Booth. NY: John Lane, 1916. Thick 8vo., cloth & decorative boards in dust jacket. First Edition, first state, with "The war! The war! They were chasing" in the last paragraph on p. 173. In the first issue binding with a green buckram spine. Signed by Dreiser on the title page and dated by him 1919. Very Good (corners of boards worn- which is not unusual with this title; little darkening or bit of soil boards; binding & text tight & clean); little edgewear (few small chips but pretty nice) d/j. Uncommon to locate a nice, signed copy in the dust jacket! $500.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen. Mit 2 Originalgummischnitten: Männerkopf / Mutter und Kind (beide um 1916).

      Standort: Illu 31 x 30,5 cm. Schwarzer Original-Ledereinband mit rotgeprägten Einbandtiteln, minimal berieben. Im Original-Pappschuber, daher sind auch die Schnitte sauber. Der Schuber ist am Rand leicht lichtgehellt. 696 (4) Seiten mit zahlreichen farbigen und einfarbigen Text- und Tafelabbildungen. Zwischen Frontispiz (Porträtfoto Schieles) und Titelblatt ist eine Tafel mit 2 Originalgummischnitten eingebunden, am unteren Rand mit handschriftlichem Vermerk 39 /200. Vortitel ebenfalls mit handschriftlicher Nummer 39 (von 200 der Vorzugsausgabe). Offenbar unbenutztes, sauberes Exemplar. Sehr guter Gesamtzustand. Die Exemplare 1 - 200 sind Luxusausgaben mit 2 Original-Gummischnitten Egon Schieles auf handgeschöpftem Büttenpapier, in Leder gebunden und numeriert. --- Aus dem Inhalt: Lebenslauf / Das Werk / Verschiedene Entwürfe und Studien Briefe / Kritisches Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde / Verzeichnis der Bilder bzw. sämtlicher Bildtitel in alphabetischer Reihenfolge / Standortverzeichnis / Vergleichstabellen / Freunde und Gegner / Nachträge. --- Lose beiliegend: 1 Doppelblatt mit 2 Neudruck der Tafeln 95 und 218, da der Auflagendruck dem Original nicht entsprach. Illustrierte Bücher , Kunst, Ganzleder, original leather, leather

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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        Diary of a Journey through the Sinai Peninsula and Arabia in 1914.

      London: [for the author,] 1916 - Octavo. Original red buckram, title gilt to the front board. Just a little rubbed, spine mildly sunned, endpapers lightly browned, pale toning to the text, couple of short tears – no loss – to the map, a very good copy. With 16 plates, folding map. First and only edition, uncommon, just eight copies on OCLC. Brockbank was born into a wealthy Mancunian Quaker steel family in 1870, and was educated at Cambridge. He made several trips to the Middle East in search of the "Holy Land" of the scriptures, on this occasion spending "exactly five weeks and a day under canvas in the Desert of the Exodus and Arabia, and during the time covered 400 miles on camel and 700 miles on horseback", from Port Said to Jerusalem. Despite Brockbank's evangelicalism – he founded a working-class chapel, Ivy Cottage, at Didsbury in 1893 which still thrives today – his diary-form narrative is more chattily descriptive than preachy, and is much enhanced by the plates from the author's own photographs. An interesting and well-produced privately-published travel journal. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A collection of ink, wash and pencil designs on 56 sheets, with some additional fabric and print samples.

      England, 1916-1926. - A design portfolio, mostly dating from the last years of the Great War, made by one W. How, who otherwise unknown, but presumably a young woman studying commercial design at a British college of art and design. The formal and informal elements of the collection, which includes many superb pencil and wash designs together with fabric and wallpaper samples, bridge the Arts and Crafts movement of the early century and a striking emergent modernism.These spectacular designs are mostly formal exercises in pattern design, with an emphasis on the construction of repeating patterns, interchange, and counterchange (designs in which a certain colour of a motif and its ground are reversed in another part of the design). Also included are a number of more experimental designs, strikingly modernist, usually single panels, some elements of which are incorporated into the formal exercises. In several cases the time taken to make each sheet is noted (usually several hours), reflecting the commercial background of this formal training. The manuscript captions provide a key to each assignment, and some of the designs are marked with tutor's comments ('good', 'beautiful', excellent', 'all units too separate', 'good set but panel decoration has a sense of dropping at the centre', 'you want to try and get your units to unite' etc).Indian, geometric, floral, animals, cretonne, One rough pencil sketch in on the verso of a letterpress flyer for a benefit exhibition at Welwyn Garden City for the Women's Committee for the Relief of Miner's Wives & Children, at which pictures by Brangwyn, Nash, Rothenstein, Spencer and Fry were on sale, inadvertently providing a neat context for our designer's work. Ink, wash and pencil designs on 56 sheets, with some additional fabric and print samples. The sheets of varying sizes (the largest c. 550 × 380 mm). Manuscript captions and annotations in pencil. A few sheets folded, most with pinholes at each corner. Loose in a folder.

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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      Wien 1916 - Unsignierter Farbholzschnitt mit typographischer Beschriftung aus "Die Graphischen Künste" Jg. 39, Bildformat 15 x 14 cm, Blattgröße 40 x 30 cm. Der deutsch-österreichische Maler und Illustrator L. H. Jungnickel gehörte zum Kreis um Josef Hoffmann, Alfred Roller und Gustav Klimt und wurde vor allem durch seine ausdrucksstarken Tierbilder bekannt.

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        Windmill Land. Rambles in a Rural, Old-fashioned Country, with Chat about It's History and Romance.

      J. M. Dent & Sons 1916 - J. M. Dent & Sons 1916 1st book-form September 1916 edition. (Published serially in "Blackpool Gazette-News" February-June 1916 with chapters in "Liverpool weekly Post" and " My Magazine" (London) 1916. A journey around "The Fylde" and "Over Wyre" in Lancashire. Pictorial boards have light wear to extremities, bumping to top and tail of spine, toning to backstrip and one or two tiny marks. Spotting to page-block. Small date stamp to blank end paper and owners name has been tippexed out. (see image). Binding is solid with no cracks. Book has slight musty odour. There is foxing to text pages throughout, quite heavy in places. Plates are generally clean. i-xi, pp287, advertisement page. There is a total of 33 plates including tissue-guarded frontis and fold-out map opposite page 1, all as called-for. Overall good. No jacket. Seldom seen for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wylie Books]
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      GRUELLE, JOHNNY. (GRUELLE,JOHNNY)illus. MOTHER GOOSE GIFT BOX: THREE "ALL ABOUT" BOOKS BY GRUELLE. NY: Cupples & Leon (1916). The box has a pictorial label and measures 4 1/2 x 6" and except for slight soil is in near Fine condition. Inside the box are 3 titles in the All About series bound in pictorial boards with color labels. They are in fine condition, each featuring 8 color plates and pen and ink drawings in text. Titles include All About Old Mother Goose, All About Cinderella and All About Little Red Riding Hood. A wonderful item.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        THE LOG BOOK OF WILLIAM ADAMS, 1614-1619 With the Journal of Edward Saris, and Other Documents Relating to Japan, Cochin China, etc

      London, printed by the Eastern Press, 1916.. Reprinted from The Transactions of the Japan Society of London Vol XIII, edited by C. J. Purnell, 1916. 8vo, approximately 245 x 165 mm, 9½ x 6½ inches, frontispiece and 2 illustrations, pages: title page and Contents page, 155-302 plus 9 pages of index, from page186 the pages have 2 numbers so page 187 is also numbered page 1 and so on to page 116 which is also numbered page 302, making a total of 150 pages. Bound in ochre coloured cloth with gilt lettering to spine and upper cover. Slight rubbing to cloth, title page has a small pale stain, endpapers age-browned, small worm hole in outer margins from page 263 to last blank page getting a little larger, and also affecting the inside of the back cover, not affecting any text, bookseller's small label on bottom of last pastedown "Sam Ying Company, Bookbinders & Stationers, 33 Second St..West Point, Hong Kong", ink name on first pastedown. Otherwise a good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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