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        Over the Brazier.

      London: The Poetry Bookshop,, 1916. Octavo. Original wrappers, hand-coloured woodcut illustration by Claude Lovat Fraser to front wrapper, titles in black, adverts on inner wrappers. Tanning to spine, small chip to tail, edges a little creased, some ink flecks to upper outer corner of front wrapper, foxed within, still a very good copy. First edition, first impression, of Graves's first book, published when he was serving as a subaltern in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers during the First World War, shortly after his first meeting with fellow poet and Fusilier Siegfried Sassoon. This first impression was published on 1 May 1916. There was a second impression in 1917, and a second edition in 1920. Very scarce in such nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le Feu. (Journal d'une Escouade).

      Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Tirage Spécial pour "Les XX",, 1916. Octavo (249 × 158 mm). 20th-century dark brown half morocco signed by Semet & Plumelle, titles gilt to spine with raised bands, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. With both the outside wrappers, and the special "XX" issue marbled wrappers, bound in. Fine. First edition, tête de tirage presentation copy, number I of 20 special copies signed by Barbusse for the bibliophiles of "Les XX", this copy presented to the society's president Henri Lenseigne, with an autograph letter from Barbusse dated 6 October 1917, and the hand-addressed envelope, here bound in. In the letter Barbusse remarks how thankful he is to be included in the "beautiful and precious" editions produced for Les XX, and saying that he would be happy to sign the limitation leaves for the society. The twenty special copies for Les XX were printed on papier vélin de cuve des Usine d'Arches, in large paper format. Les XX were founded in 1897 to encourage the production of fine editions of works specially chosen to offer "an appeal of curiosity, novelty, originality, and intellectual value". Entirely unconcerned with commercial considerations, there was just a single copy for each member. Les XX distinguished themselves by publishing only the most recent contemporary works, "newborn works, which seem to possess a literary value that will make them famous tomorrow, perhaps" (from the statutes of Les XX quoted in Silverman, The New Bibliopolis). Their choice to support a special issue of Barbusse's Le Feu was very much in keeping with these standards. It was one of the earliest novels of the war to be published, directly based on Barbusse's experiences at the front, and purportedly begun in the trenches. Wounded and invalided out of active service, Barbusse finished its composition while working at the War Office. On publication it inevitably met with mixed responses, in his analysis of the French literature of the War, Jean Norton Cru described it as "a concoction of truth, half-truth, and total falsehood" (Témoins; essai d'analyse et critique des souvenirs de combattants édités en français de 1915 à 1928), and Falls identifies Barbusse as "an able and forceful writer of the school of Zola [with] even more than his master's brutality and distortion", while awarding the novel a hard-won *; however Jacques Bertillon, the French medical statistician of the war, praised him as a "moral witness … with a story to tell and re-tell", and the novel was awarded the Prix Goncourt for 1916. This copy has the bookplates of subsequent bibliophiles: Jules Exbayrat, president of 'Les Bibliophiles Franco-Suisses', and Venezuelan novelist José Fabbiani Ruiz.

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        De wandelaar. Verzen.

      [Den Haag], "Per le nozze" [= eigen beheer, 1916]. 22,4 x 16,1 cm. Origineel licht gewolkt beige karton. (4), 28 p. Niet afgesneden. Gezet [naar aanwijzingen van J. van Krimpen] en gedrukt [bij Mouton & Co.] op Hollandsch papier van Van Gelder en Zonen in een oplage van 50 ongenummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Rug beschadigd en incompleet, hoeken gedeukt. Uit de bibliotheek van M. en A.H. Nijhoff. In handschrift van de auteur, onder het laatste vers, op p. 22: 'Alzoo mijn kind, laat ons vroolijk/ spelen/ G.' verbeterd in: 'Alzo mijn bruid, laat ons vroolijk spelen/ G.'.

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        Mountain Interval

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1916. Cloth. Near Fine. SIGNED BY ROBERT FROST IN A STRONG BLUE INK on the half-title page. A very solid copy to boot of the November 1916 1st issue of the 1st edition (with the repeated lines on pg. 88 and with 'Come' for 'Gone' on pg. 93, line 16). Solid and Near Fine in its navy-blue cloth, with crisp, unflecked gilt-titling and bordering along the front panel and spine. Just a touch of very light wear at the spine base (with miniscule bumping) and one tiny, barely-detectable bump at the front panel's upper tip. Internally, clean as could be, with no writing of any kind. 12mo, the poet's celebrated 3rd published collection --and first to be published originally in the United States.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Die Werke Friedrichs des Großen. In deutscher Übersetzung. Mit Illustrationen von Adolph von Menzel, 10 + 3 Bände, Ganzleinen-Ausgabe.

      Berlin, Verlag von Reimar Hobbing, 1912 - 1916. - Vollständiges Werk in 10 Bänden sowie Briefe Friedrichs des Großen 2 Bände) sowie die Biographie von Max Hein: Friedrich der Große. Ein Bild seines Lebens (2. Aufl., 1916), insgesamt somit 13 Bände. Königsblaue Original-Ganzleinenbände im Großformat 29 x 21 cm mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Kronensymbol sowie reichen floralen und ornamentalen Goldprägungen, Vorderdeckel mit goldener Medaillonprägung; illustrierte Vorsätze in floralem Design. Opulent ausgestatte und reich illustrierte Werkausgabe Friedrichs. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 3.000 Seiten. Alle Bände mit zahlreichen ganzseitigen Illustrationstafeln in Kupfertiefdruck Adolph von Menzels. Bd. I: Denkwürdigkeiten zur Geschichte des Hauses Brandenburg, XV, 244 S., 2 Bl. Bd. II: Geschichte meiner Zeit, VIII, 277 S., 2 Bl. Bd. III: Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges. Erster Teil, VII 238 S., 3 Bl. Bd. IV: Geschichte des Siebenjährigen Krieges. Zweiter Teil, VII 209 S., 2 Bl. sowie 18 ganzseitige farbige Schlachtenskizzen und 2 ausfaltbare Übersichtsskizzen über den Kriegsschauplatz. Bd. V: Altersgeschichte. Staats- und Flugschriften, VII, 248 S., 2 Bl. sowie 3 ausfaltbare farbige Kartenskizzen. Bd. VI: Militärische Schriften, VIII, 433 S., 4 Bl. Bd. VII: Antimachiavell und Testamente, X, 291 S., 4 Bl. Mit Abbildung der Totenmaske Friedrichs. Bd. VIII: Philosophische Schriften, VII, 318 S., 2 Bl. Bd. IX: Dichtungen. Erster Teil, IX, 316 S., 2 Bl. Bd. X: Dichtungen. Zweiter Teil, VI, 285. Briefe Friedrichs des Großen. Erster Band, 319 S. Briefer. Zweiter Band, 285 S. Max Hein: Friedrich der Große. Ein Bild seines Lebens, 2. Aufl. (1916), 408 S. Einige Buchrücken geringfügig aufgehellt; Deckelbezüge partiell leicht berieben, einige Schnittkanten sowie einige (leere) Vortitelseiten leicht fleckig; Seiten sonst sauber und weitestgehend fleckenfrei (wenige einzelne Seiten mit leichter Randfleckigkeit). Gutes, harmonisches Exemplar dieser großformatigen, aufwendig gestalteten royalen Werkausgabe. Als vollständiges Ensemble mit den beiden Brief-Bänden sowie der Biographie von Hein sehr selten. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        Reichs-Gesetzblatt, 1916, Nr 141-292 *Exemplar der Reichspräsidenten Ebert, Hindenburg und Hitler*

      Berlin Reichsministerium des Innern, 1916. xxvi, 1433, 168Seiten Halbleder Interessante Provenienz! Stempel (mit Reichsadler) \"Büro des Reichspräsidenten\", dieses Buch stand also bei Friedrich Ebert, Paul von Hindenburg und Adolf Hitler im Regal, und lag wer weiss wie oft auf dem Schreibtisch.- Angestaubt, Kanten etwas berieben / bestossen, etwas muffig, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung, handschriftlicher Eintrag \"Herrn Minister\"/// Standort Wimregal ESA-6366 Versand D: 4,99 EUR

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        JOHN THORNDYKE'S CASES (the correct first wrappers edition)

      London: Chatto & Windus 1916 - First paperback edition, the first of two printings, unknown issue (impossible to tell). The first printing, by 'Billing', comprised 25,000 copies which were bound and issued in fourteen batches between January 1914 and May 1919; the second printing, by 'Cahill' was of 10,000 copies, all bound in November 1919. Both, despite the large print runs, are truly rare and must survive in only tiny numbers. Our copy is from the first, 'Billing', printing, dated 1914 to the title page and priced '6d' to the upper wrapper, as called for in The English Catalogue (the printer, 'Billing', is identified at the foot of page 106). Complete, save for the lower wrapper, which is supplied in facsimile, taken from the lower wrapper of the 'Cahill' printing. Good plus to near very good (spine chipped, losing 'FREEMAN' and 'JOH' of the title, which has been replaced in facsimile; upper cover with creasing and tears and one old piece of clear tape to the verso; faint trace of removed label over price; name to title page. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mark Sutcliffe, Ltd., P.B.F.A.]
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        SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE

      New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1916. Limited Edition, #A/D. 4to., unpaginated; VG; paneled brown leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling; in custom binding from Macdonald, with binder stamp on interior of rear board; bound in full brown leather, spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, titles direct to second and third compartments; covers elaborately stamped in gilt and red in a repeating pattern, reminiscent of the Crown of João VI, also known as the Portuguese Royal Crown. Each of the four corners has a similar, but distinct stamp rotated 45 degrees; board edges have a single gilt line edge-roll; inside of boards have a rim of leather, each edge of rim double-ruled in gilt, with single gilt roll running between. and a small gilt flower in corners, inside of the gilt rim in a large panel of silk, matching the ffep and rfep; silk on interior of boards beginning to detach; mild wear to hinges; rubbing to corners, slight peeling to lower corners; tail of spine has a small chip missing; top edge of text block gilt; limitation page reads: "Of this edition four copies have been specially bound and decorated with hand painted watercolors. No two are alike. Copy A."; profusely illustrated and hand-colored; consignment; shelved case 0. Dupont.

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        The Harbingers. Poems.

      Framfield, Uckfield: privately printed for G. A. Blunden,, 1916. Duodecimo. Original purple wrappers printed in black. Spine a little sunned but otherwise a fine copy. First edition thus, second overall, Kirkpatrick's "first edition, second impression". Among the author's earliest efforts The Harbingers, published in May 1916, is a reprint of The Barn, and Three Poems, both published in runs of 50 copies in March and April 1916 respectively. These three pamphlets were arranged by Blunden's brother to be printed when Blunden enlisted in the army. One of only 200 copies printed, this fragile privately printed production is necessarily very scarce, and copies surviving in this exceptional condition are rare.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Direct Photoelectric Determination of Plank's "h"

      Lancaster and New York: American Physcal Society, 1916. First edition offprint. Original wrappers. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, EXTREMELY SCARCE OFFPRINT, OF MILLIKAN'S EXPERIMENTAL CONFIRMATION OF EINSTEIN'S EQUATION FOR THE PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT. Einstein was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the photoelectric effect and Millikan was awarded the 1923 Physics Nobel Prize "for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photoelectric effect". "In 1915, Millikan experimentally verified Einstein's all-important photoelectric equation, and made the first direct photoelectric determination of Planck's constant h. Einstein's 1905 paper proposed the simple description of 'light quanta,' or photons, and showed how they explained the photoelectric effect. By assuming that light actually consisted of discrete energy packets, Einstein proposed a linear relationship between the maximum energy of electrons ejected from a surface, and the frequency of the incident light. The slope of the line was Planck's constant, introduced 5 years earlier by Planck. Millikan was convinced that the equation had to be wrong, because of the vast body of evidence that had already shown that light was a wave. If Einstein was correct, his equation for the photoelectric effect suggested a completely different way to measure Planck's constant. "Millikan undertook a decade-long experimental program to test Einstein's theory by careful measurement of the photoelectric effect, and even devised techniques for scraping clean the metal surfaces inside the vacuum tube needed for an uncontaminated experiment. "For all his efforts Millikan found what to him were disappointing results: he confirmed Einstein's predictions in every detail, measuring Planck's constant to within 0.5% by his method. But Millikan was not convinced of Einstein's radical interpretation, and as late as 1916 he wrote, 'Einstein's photoelectric equation... cannot in my judgment be looked upon at present as resting upon any sort of a satisfactory theoretical foundation,' even though 'it actually represents very accurately the behavior' of the photoelectric effect. He received the Nobel Prize in part for this discovery nonetheless" (American Physical Society). OFFPRINT FROM: The Physical Review, vol. 7, no. 3, 3 March, 1916, pp. 355-388. Lancaster: American Physical Society, 1916. Octavo (255 x 182 mm), original green printed wrappers. Extremities with some chipping, spine strip with wear, margins with light smudging. SCARCE: OCLC lists one copy (Princeton). No copies in auction records.

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        Alruner.

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

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1916 - 1916 Original Hardback Wisden. Very Good

      1916. Hi, Here we have a rare 1916 Original Hardback Wisden, in Very Good Condition. The 21st Wisden Hardback and the most expensive of the 20th Century. The rarest or second rarest since 1900. I have been agornising over which of two 1916s to keep as they are both in such amazing condition but to sum up this Wisden is as nice as the one I own in my master set. The lettering is always an issue (if you like shiny gold leaf) on 1916s , i guess they were rationed on the gold leaf in 1916, however the front board has very good gilt for a 1916. The spine is faded and no dot after the year which is correct. Small name to first page corner. The boards are very good , small line mark to the corner at the top of the front board but other than that , nice clean boards. Inside the hinges are very good, both are springy! Amazingly clean inside including the yellow pastedowns. Minimal foxing. No restoration. A lovely book. Rare,

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        A Direct Photoelectric Determination of Plank's "h"

      Lancaster and New York: American Physcal Society, 1916. FIRST EDITION, EXTREMELY SCARCE OFFPRINT, OF MILLIKAN'S EXPERIMENTAL CONFIRMATION OF EINSTEIN'S EQUATION FOR THE PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT. Einstein was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the photoelectric effect and Millikan was awarded the 1923 Physics Nobel Prize "for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photoelectric effect"."In 1915, Millikan experimentally verified Einstein's all-important photoelectric equation, and made the first direct photoelectric determination of Planck's constant h. Einstein's 1905 paper proposed the simple description of 'light quanta,' or photons, and showed how they explained the photoelectric effect. By assuming that light actually consisted of discrete energy packets, Einstein proposed a linear relationship between the maximum energy of electrons ejected from a surface, and the frequency of the incident light. The slope of the line was Planck's constant, introduced 5 years earlier by Planck. Millikan was convinced that the equation had to be wrong, because of the vast body of evidence that had already shown that light was a wave. If Einstein was correct, his equation for the photoelectric effect suggested a completely different way to measure Planck's constant."Millikan undertook a decade-long experimental program to test Einstein's theory by careful measurement of the photoelectric effect, and even devised techniques for scraping clean the metal surfaces inside the vacuum tube needed for an uncontaminated experiment."For all his efforts Millikan found what to him were disappointing results: he confirmed Einstein's predictions in every detail, measuring Planck's constant to within 0.5% by his method. But Millikan was not convinced of Einstein's radical interpretation, and as late as 1916 he wrote, 'Einstein's photoelectric equation... cannot in my judgment be looked upon at present as resting upon any sort of a satisfactory theoretical foundation,' even though 'it actually represents very accurately the behavior' of the photoelectric effect. He received the Nobel Prize in part for this discovery nonetheless" (American Physical Society).OFFPRINT FROM: The Physical Review, vol. 7, no. 3, 3 March, 1916, pp. 355-388. Lancaster: American Physical Society, 1916. Octavo (255 x 182 mm), original green printed wrappers. Extremities with some chipping, spine strip with wear, margins with light smudging. SCARCE: OCLC lists one copy (Princeton). No copies in auction records. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        The Harbingers. Poems.

      Framfield, Uckfield: privately printed for G. A. Blunden, 1916 - Duodecimo. Original purple wrappers printed in black. Spine a little sunned but otherwise a fine copy. First edition thus, second overall, Kirkpatrick's "first edition, second impression". Among the author's earliest efforts The Harbingers, published in May 1916, is a reprint of The Barn, and Three Poems, both published in runs of 50 copies in March and April 1916 respectively. These three pamphlets were arranged by Blunden's brother to be printed when Blunden enlisted in the army. One of only 200 copies printed, this fragile privately printed production is necessarily very scarce, and copies surviving in this exceptional condition are rare. Kirkpatrick A6. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Sitzender alter Jude, nach rechts.

      - Weichgrundradierung, auf cremefarbenem Japan, signiert.27,5:18 cm. Nr. 30 von 100 Exx. Vorzüglicher Abdruck mit vollem Rand. Seit 1916 an der Lehranstalt des Kunstgewerbemuseums Berlin tätig, wurde Wolfsfeld 1920 zum Professor für Malerei und Radierkunst ernannt. 1936 wurde er wegen seiner jüdischen Herkunft entlassen, konnte jedoch 1939 nach England emigrieren.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        1916 to 1919 Wisden Hardbacks

      1916. 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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        The Emigrant. With an introduction by Stephen Graham. Translated by Vera Margolies.

      London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1916 - Octavo. Original green half cloth, spine lettered in gilt, green paper-backed sides, top edge green, others uncut. With the dust jacket. Spine ends slightly bumped, top edge faded, very light foxing to initial leaves, some pages unopened. A very good copy in the dust jacket, spine panel darkened and nicked at head, splits to folds of spine panel taped on the interior, interior marked. First edition in English, first impression. Written by the daughter of Fyodor Dostoevsky and originally published in Russia in 1913, The Emigrant portrays a Russian girl seeking fulfilment in the West due to her disillusionment with Russia's backwards traditions and culture. The introduction is by Stephen Graham, who published With Poor Immigrants to America in 1914. Rare in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Plakat. In der Heimat stark sein. Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe. Stahl und Federer Aktien-Gesellschaft.

      Stuttgart, Buch- und Steindrucherei Emil Hochdanz. ca. 1916. - 81 x 59 cm. Gefaltet. Original-Farblithografie. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Biblio Industries Alain Haezeleer]
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        Kunstkritiker und Kunstmaler. (= Gesammelte Schriften. Erster Band.)

      Verlag Der Sturm,., Berlin, 1916 - 154 (6) Seiten, Orig.-Broschur, Groß-8°. - Einband leicht 'beschmutzt' und am Rücken dilettantisch überklebt, Buchblock lose; innen gut erhaltenes, unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar. Kommentar: *Erste Ausgabe. - Alma/Steinmetz 276. - Pirsich 666. - Raabe, Autoren des literarischen Expressionismus 322, 35. - Mit mehrzeiliger, signierter Widmung des Verfassers an den dänischen Kunsthistoriker Rudolf Broby-Johansen, datiert 24.06.1923. - Beiliegend: 6-seitiges Original-Typoskript "Blinde Ehe" von H.Walden. - [WIDMUNGSEXEMPLAR]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bibliomania]
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        These Twain.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1916. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, blind-stamped title within wreath to front cover. With the dust jacket. Publisher's catalogue from autumn 1915 at rear. Spine ends and corners slightly bumped, light marking to front cover, light foxing to initial leaves. A very good copy in the dust jacket, soiled and worn, spine panel heavily chipped affecting title, short closed tears to panels, foxed on the interior. First UK edition, first impression, cancel title page. This, the third novel in Bennett's Clayhanger Family series, was first published in the US the previous year.

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        IJslandsche visscher. Vertaald door Th.A. Quanjer.

      Rijswijk (Z.-H.), Blankwaardt & Schoonhoven, [1916]. Linnen. 228 p. 1e druk. Rug deels ingescheurd. Vochtvlek op voorplat. Scheefgelezen. Naam 'A C Slauerhoff' op schutblad.l Exemplaar met handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van Slauerhoff op het schutblad: 'Aan/ de verhevene/ Augusta/ aan de vooravond/ van een afscheid/ waarvan we hopen/ dat het niet voor/ eeuwig zij./ In Godsnaam - neen!/ Jan Slauerhoff/ 10 September [1916]'. Augusta Cornelia (Guusje) Slauerhoff (1900-1995) was het twee jaar jongere Zusje van de dichter, op wie hij zeer gesteld was, met wie hij altijd contact zou houden. In september 1916 zou Slauerhoff zijn geboortestad Leeuwarden verruilen voor Amsterdam, waar hij medicijnen ging studeren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Quacky Doodles' & Danny Daddles' Book

      Volland, Chicago 1916 - ****IMPORTANT NOTES on VOLLAND BOOKS: 1. Volland is a FIRST EDITION PUBLISHER -- unlike Donohue or Wise-Perslow. 2. Volland indicates ADDITIONAL "numbered PRINTINGS" as "numbered EDITIONS" under the copyright, usually in red lettering (They are NOT different Editions, as they are identical to First Printing other than the number). 3. Volland indicates FIRST PRINTINGS by placing NO "Edition" Number under the copyright! 4. With Rare later (1930) exceptions, Volland Books were NOT ISSUED in DUST JACKETS. They originally came BOXED! ___________________________________________ Keeping that in mind, this is the RARE FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING of a WONDERFULLY COLOR ILLUSTRATED JOHNNY GRUELLE VOLLAND TITLE -- SCARCE SCHOENHUT CLOWN BOOK -- Led To WOODEN TOYS MODELED AFTER THE Characters !! ORIGINAL FIRST & ONLY EDITION of One of the most Rare & Sought After of Johnny Gruelle's Earliest Illustrated works! And why not? It's 75 Pages of Great Full Color Illustrations, with Color silhouette end papers and great illustrated Boards. All are Animated Toys, with Great Children characters!! CAME WITH A FEW PAGE PAMPHLET ADVERTISING THE BOOK AND THE CHARACTERS. INCLUDED HERE WITH BOOK!! It is actually 6 separate tales written by Rose Strong Hubbell, done in conjunction with the SCHOENHUT WOODEN TOYS of the Same Characters: Stories are Quacky Doodles and her Frolicsome Friends, Quacky Doodles Meets Danny Daddles, Quacky Doodles, Danny Daddles and Old Teddy Bear, .and Cleety the Clown, . and the Fifty lead soldiers, & .and the Big Lion. Book is Complete, in VERY GOOD+ CONDITION, with the center portion of the spine intact (usually totally missing), with some corner wear through and rounding, Binder tight, hinges strong, end papers really nice, as shown. Somewhat dusted covers overall, Interior slightly tanned and some very faint smudging here and there. NO LOOSE OR DAMAGED PAGES, NO MARKS, NAMES OR COLORING IN!! TRULY RARE in FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING in COLLECTIBLE CONDITION! ___________________________ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kalckreuth, Leopold Graf von. - "Bildnis Fritz Schumacher".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung, in Schwarz, auf gelblichem Kupferdruckkarton, 1916. Von Leopold Graf von Kalckreuth. 19,8 x 18,1 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 45 x 31 cm (Blatt). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert: "Kalckreuth d.J." In der Platte rechts unten Monogramm und Jahr. Am unteren Blattrand von fremder Hand bezeichnet, - Fritz Schumacher (1869 Bremen - 1947 Hamburg) war Architekt, Stadtplaner, Baubeamter und Hochschullehrer, der viele Jahre als Oberbaudirektor in Hamburg wirkte und an der Gründung des Deutschen Werkbundes beteiligt war. - Originalrandiges Eyxemplar. Im Rand leichte Lagerspuren. Guter Zustand Leopold Graf von Kalckreuth (1855 Düsseldorf - 1928 Hittfeld bei Hamburg). Auch Leopold von Kalckreuth. Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Studium an der Kunsthochschule Weimar bei seinem Vater Stanislaus Graf von Kalckreuth. Ab 1878 an der Kunsthochschule München. Ging 1985 zurück nach Weimar als Lehrer der Kunsthochschule. 1895-99 unterrichtete er u.a. Karl Hofer an der Kunsthochschule in Karlsruhe, an der er sich aber nicht gegen Ferdinand Keller durchsetzen konnte. Nach längeren Aufenthalten in Stuttgart und Hamburg blieb er schließlich an der Akademie in Stuttgart. 1898 Mitbegründer des Stuttgarter Künstlerbundes. Ging 1908 nach Breslau. Dort Mitbegründer des Schlesischen Künstlerbundes. Seine realistische und naturalistische Malerei beschäftigt sich hauptsächlich mit Landschaft, Porträt und Genre, die in für ihn typischer poetischer Art und Weise wiedergegeben werden. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        El Koran, das heißt Die Lesung.

      Alle Seiten mit zweifarbigem Rahmen, zweispaltiger Druck, 2. 37,3 x 27,0 cm. 214 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. Einband in den Rändern etwas berieben und retuschiert, Buchblock unbeschnitten, die Lagen am Kopf nicht aufgeschnitten Vorsätze etwas stockig, hinterer Spiegel mit Resten eines kleinen montierten Zettels, einige Seiten in den Rändern gering braunfleckig. Vollständiger Titel: "El Koran, das heißt Die Lesung Die Offenbarungen des Mohammed ibn Abdallah, des Propheten Gottes, zu Schrift gebracht durch Abdelkaaba Abu-Bekr, übertragen durch Lazarus Goldschmidt, im Jahre der Flucht 1334 oder 1916 der Fleischwerdung". 'Wortgetreue Übertragung aus dem Urtext nach der Flügelschen Ausgabe, Aussatttung im Gepräge der älteren Handschriften. Die Entwürfe der Titel, Zierleisten und der für dieses Werk geschnittenen Lettern zur Delitsch-Antiqua, die Einteilung und Überwachung des Satzes, sowie die gesamte Ausstattung sind vom Übersetzer. Gedruckt im Auftrag der Brandusschen Verlagsbuchhandlung in Berlin bei Julius Klinckhardt in Leipzig in einer allgemeinen Ausgabe von zehn Abzügen auf Pergament und 200 Abzügen auf Van Gelder-Bütten und einer Fürstenausgabe von einem Abzug auf Kalbpergament (für den Übersetzer) und 29 Abzügen auf Japanvelin, von denen dieses ist Exemplar Nr. 116 der allgemeinen Ausgabe'.

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        Strahlungs-Emission und -Absorption nach der Quantentheorie. SS. 318-323. In: Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft. Jg. 18, Nr. 13/14.

      (Braunschweig Vieweg) 1916 - (21,5 x 14,5 cm). SS. (315)-332. Mit Abbildungen. Rückenbroschur. Erste Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden, von Weil mit einem Stern versehenen Arbeit. - "When Einstein returned to the radiation problem in 1916, the quantum theory had undergone a major change. Niels Bohr's papers had opened a new and fertile domain for the application of quantum concepts - the explanation of atomic structure and atomic spectra. In addition Bohr's work and its generalizations by Arnold Sommerfeld and others constituted a fresh approach to the foundations of the quantum theory of matter. Einstein's new work showed the influence of these ideas. He had found still another derivation of Planck's black-body radiation law, an 'astonishingly simple and general' one which, he thought, might properly be called 'the derivation' of this important law. It was based on statistical assumptions about the processes of absorption and emission of radiation and on Bohr's basic quantum hypothesis that atomic systems have a discrete set of possible stationary states. The proof turned on the requirement that absorption and emission of radiation, both spontaneous and stimulated, suffice to keep a gas of atoms in thermodynamic equilibrium. (This paper introduced the concept of stimulated emission into the quantum theory and is therefore often described as the basis of laser physics). Einstein himself considered the most important contribution of this work to be not the new derivation of the distribution law but rather the arguments he presented for the directional character of energy quanta. Each quantum of frequency Ny emitted by an atom must carry away momentum h x Ny/c in a definite direction; spherical waves would simply not exist. Although Einstein put particular emphasis on the directionality of light quanta, there was no direct evidence for it until 1923 when Arthur Compton explained his experiments on the increase in X-ray wavelength after scattering from free electrons. Compton simply treated the process as a collision, obeying the conservation laws, between the electron and a quantum of energy h x Ny and momentum h x Ny/c in the direction of the incident X-ray beam" (DSB). - Sauber und wohlerhalten. - DSB 4, 317; Weil 85*; Alicke, Einstein 76a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MANUSCRIT DE JEAN BAFFIER ADRESSE A HENRI PONROY ET AU MAIRE DE BOURGES A PROPOS D'UN MONUMENT A ELEVER ET DEDIE AUX ENFANTS DE BOURGES MORT EN 1914,15,16

      MANUSCRIT 1916 - baffier 2 DOCUMENTS MANUSCRITS A PROPOS D'UN : PROJET de Monument dédié aux enfants de Bourges qui semble n'avoir jamais été terminé à sa mort en 1920, (ni semble-t-il livré à la Ville de Bourges puisque le projet n'aurait pas été retenu par la municipalité). Cet ouvrage est à distinguer du Monument de la Guerre de 1870 réalisé par lui. Sculpteur atypique ayant travaillé pour Rodin, ayant marqué la vie Berrichonne, Nivernaise et sa bonne ville de Neuvy le Barrois et Sancoins) Pour une biographie voir celle du dossier de Presse de l'Exposition de Bourges du 16 octobre) JEAN BAFFIER (1851-1921) D’UN MONUMENT EN L’HONNEUR DES ENFANTS DE BOURGES MORTS EN 1914-15-15 Sous l'Escalier d'Honneur de la Mairie de Bourges. LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNEE sur papier cahier d'école in-quarto de 2 pp. adressée à M. PONROY, il y joint la copie manuscrite sur même papier de la Lettre écrite de 7 pages au Maire de Bourges à l'époque M. Paul COMMENGE et qu'il appelle dans sa lettre à Ponroy "Monographie avant la lettre". Il propose d'ailleurs de prendre la tête d'un "Conseil de Famille pour soutenir l’œuvre en cours d’exécution et aussi pour ce que sera ces jours ci le choix du projet qu’il faudra élire entre les cinq mentionnés sur la lettre à Monsieur le Maire ce que je vais envoyer ou plutôt emporter avec moi, s’il plait à Dieu lundi prochain au plus tard. Le Conseil de famille pour le monument «aux enfants de la commune de Bourges morts aux Champs d’Honneur pour la France » ne pourrait il pas devenir l’association des Amis de Bourges dont vous seriez le Président ?" 1/ 1 f. in-quarto daté de la Lettre à PONROY "Paris le 18 février 1916 6 rue Lebouis XIV Cher Monsieur Ponroy J’adresse à Monsieur le Maire de Bourges une monographie avant la lettre du monument à nos morts de l’horrible guerre qui doit être érigé sous la montée de l’escalier d’honneur de la Mairie. Je ne me dissimule pas que c’est affaire d’importance à un grand nombre de point de vue et qu’il ne faudrait pas manquer comme on a vu pour la fontaine des quatre piliers, comme on voit encore la à l’Esplanade Marceau pour l’Homme Taureau, mon bon Géant Gargantua, le grand bâtisseur de nos villes de bourges, de nos hameaux, de nos petites maisons champêtres, de nos petites maisons champêtres bien ménagées . de n. belle . redresseur de torts au besoin en battant le Di. pour l’amour de Dieu. Mon bounhoume du pays, mon bon hercule gaulois qui n’est pas terminé en a-t-il eu du malheur lui aussi. Pourtant malgré peut-être à cause de son front têtu chargé de soucis avec sa charrue brisée symbole de la terre spoliée, dévor. s’il tenais son véritable piedestal ébauché seulement dans ses grandes lignes. Tout résonne le bounhoume de bronze serait tout de même la réponse véritable du Berger à la Bergère, l’hercule Gaulois de Bourges à la Germania de Leipzig. En adressant la monographie à Monsieur le Maire de Bourges et en vous en faisant tenir copie, j’espère que cette tentative aura de vous intéresser. Mon collègue ami et associé Jossant ainsi que l’excellant ami Martial auxquels j’envoie à chacun une copie vous verront je l’espère et peut être pourrez vous constituer une manière de Conseil de Famille pour soutenir l’œuvre en cours d’exécution et aussi pour ce que sera ces jours ci le choix du projet qu’il faudra élire entre les cinq mentionnés sur la lettre à Monsieur le Maire ce que je vais envoyer ou plutôt emporter avec moi, s’il plait à Dieu lundi prochain au plus tard. Le Conseil de famille pour le monument «aux enfant de la commune de Bourges morts aux Champs d’Honneur pour la France » ne pourrait il pas devenir l’association des Amis de Bourges dont vous seriez le Président ? Ce serait temps vraiment de nous unir pour sauver ce qui reste le . qui a échappé de nos immenses richesses, cris dévastateurs de nos monuments naturels et façonner aux destructeurs de notre race. Veuillez donc penser à toutes ces sollicitations que je viens vous soumettre à nouveau, Chez Monsieur Ponroy. Si vous le p [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Rainbow

      B. W. Huebsch, New York 1916 - First American Edition of the title "universally considered by dealers and collectors alike Mr. Lawrence's scarcest book." (MacDonald) 8vo: [8],467,[1]pp. Publisher's original dark tan coarsely woven cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in black; lacking the scarce dust jacket. Near Fine or better (dust-soiled and spotted top edge, a touch shelf-worn). Neither Roberts nor MacDonald gives a separate entry for the New York edition, but both note its appearance under the entry for the London edition.) Roberts A7. MacDonald 7. ML 100, 48. The Observer's 100. Although the title page bears the date 1916, this edition was first published November 30, 1915, in order to establish the legitimacy of the American copyright date. "The Rainbow and Women in Love were originally intended to form one novel entitled The Sisters, which was begun in 1913 when Lawrence was living in Italy, but as the novel developed across 1913-14-whilst Lawrence and [his wife] Frieda moved from Italy to Germany to England and back to Italy again-its scope grew so much that in the autumn of 1914 Lawrence decided to create two novels. The Rainbow . . . is one of his major achievements, radical in both form and content." (Literary Encyclopedia) "Pronounced obscene when it was first published in 1915, The Rainbow is the epic story of three generations of the Brangwens, a Midlands family. A visionary novel, considered to be one of Lawrence's finest, it explores the complex sexual and psychological relationships between men and women in an increasingly industrialized world." (ML 100) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Los Cuatro Jinetes del Apocalipsis [The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse]

      Valencia: Prometeo, 1916. First Edition. Cloth. Very good. 1st edition (Valencia, 6,000), 396pp, in Spanish). Original cloth, ripples to the front, a tear and a split along 1 joint strengthened, wear to edges, else very good (also issued in wrappers with no known priority). Paris is the setting, and WWI is the time, for this novel contrasting events that engulf 2 families divided by the conflict. It was a huge success world wide (200 editions in almost every language), a 1919 American edition was the Publishers Weekly number 1 bestseller for that year. Films were made and released in 1921 (Valentino) and in 1962 (reset in the '40s). We sold a copy 8 years ago with 8,000 on the title page (our catalog 42). This one's earlier with 6,000 on the title page. My quickie census of copies held by Institutions could not find one with a number lower than 10,000, including copies in wrappers or even rebound ones. That doesn't mean they're not out there. It just may mean they are not findable by me.

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        The Emigrant.

      London: Constable and Company Ltd,, 1916. With an introduction by Stephen Graham. Translated by Vera Margolies. Octavo. Original green half cloth, spine lettered in gilt, green paper-backed sides, top edge green, others uncut. With the dust jacket. Spine ends slightly bumped, top edge faded, very light foxing to initial leaves, some pages unopened. A very good copy in the dust jacket, spine panel darkened and nicked at head, splits to folds of spine panel taped on the interior, interior marked. First edition in English. Written by the daughter of Fyodor Dostoevsky and originally published in Russia in 1913, The Emigrant portrays a Russian girl seeking fulfilment in the West due to her disillusionment with Russia's backwards traditions and culture. The introduction is by Stephen Graham, who published With Poor Immigrants to America in 1914. Rare in the dust jacket.

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        Geological Ancestors of the Brook Trout

      Anglers' Club of New York, 1916. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. No Dustjacket -- NOTE: Does NOT include dust jacket. -- limited edition, #225 of 300 signed copies; inscription on FFL by author's daughter "In my father's stead. And at the request of our mutual friends the dear gardeners of Springfield. For Dr. Edwin P. Stickney I inscribe this little book. [signed] Caroline Duncan Quackenbos June 26, 1933"; paste down landscape photograph on cover missing bottom central portion 1/4" x 1/2"; shelf wear and minor scuffing to edges of original green morocco calf; original red silk ribbon bookmark present; tissue protecting frontispiece present with small closed tear near binding; text block clean and tight

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        Unsigned Russian postcard photo (Grigoriy, 1871-1916, Russian Peasant and Mystic, asassinated by a group of noblemen led by Yussopov due to his overwhelming influence over Alexandra Feodrovna and Nicholas II)]

      1916 - showing him surrounded by the entourage of Her Majesty's ladies in waiting, including her best friend Anna Vyruvora, (1884-1964), 5½" x 3½", no place, no date, Posted the year after his death.

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        A Direct Photoelectric Determination of Plank's "h".

      [Lancaster: American Physical Society], 1916. First edition, rare offprint issue, of Millikan's dramatic experimental confirmation of Einstein's quantum theory of the photoelectric effect, for which Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1921. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1923 was awarded to Robert A. Millikan "for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photoelectric effect". "While it had been known for a long time that light falling on metal surfaces may eject electrons from them (the photoelectric effect), Millikan was the first to determine with great accuracy that the maximum kinetic energy of the ejected electrons obey the equation Einstein had proposed in 1905: namely, ½mv2 = hf − P, where h is Planck's constant, f the frequency of the incident light, and P is, in Millikan's words, "the work necessary to get the electron out of the metal." Millikan determined h to have the value 6.57x10−27 erg-sec to "a precision of about 0.5 per cent," a value far better than had been obtained in any previous attempt" (Gerald Holton, APS Focus, April 22, 1999). Ironically, Millikan did not believe in the hypothesis that was the basis of Einstein's equation, namely, the photon theory of light, in which electromagnetic radiation came in corpuscles or quanta. "This hypothesis may well be called reckless first because an electromagnetic disturbance which remains localized in space seems a violation of the very conception of an electromagnetic disturbance, and second because it flies in the face of the thoroughly established facts of interference ... We are confronted, however, by the astonishing situation that these facts [the observations on the photoelectric effect] were correctly and exactly predicted nine years ago by a form of quantum theory [the photon hypothesis] which has now pretty generally been abandoned (p. 355)." Only later did Millikan come to accept the quantum hypothesis. OCLC list one copy (Princeton). No copies in auction records. "About 1912, now aware of Einstein's interpretation of [the photoelectric effect, Millikan] began an intensive experimental study of the phenomenon, with the aim of testing the formula relating the frequency of the incident light to the retarding potential which cut off the photocurrent. No experimentalist had yet succeeded in proving or disproving the validity of the equation. Millikan took great care to avoid the mistakes that he and other physicists had previously made. Since a spark source of ultraviolet light induced spurious voltages in the apparatus, he used a high-pressure mercury-quartz lamp arranged to suppress stray light, especially on the short wavelength side. To extend the range of test well into the visible region, he made targets of alkali metals which were photosensitive up to 6,000 Å. Where others had adulterated their results by using photosensitive materials as the reference for the cut-off voltage, Millikan employed a Faraday cage of well-oxidized copper netting which was not photosensitive in the range of his incident radiation. Finally, he sought to reduce the inaccuracies introduced when the photocurrent near the cut-off point was too low to measure with precision. Having noticed that this current was highest when the metal was fresh, he fashioned his targets into thick cylinders and rigged up an electromagnetically operated knife to shave off the ends of the blocks. "By 1915, as the result of these meticulous investigations, Millikan had confirmed the validity of Einstein's equation in every detail. He not only demonstrated the linear relationship between the cut-off potential and the frequency of the incident light but also showed that the intercept of the graphed data on the voltage axis equaled the contact electromotive force, or work potential, of the target metal, a quantity which he had measured independently, to within 0.5 percent. In addition Millikan proved that the slope of the line equaled the ratio of Planck's constant to the electronic charge, and his work provided the best measure of h then available. Despite the conclusiveness of these results, Millikan did not believe that he had confirmed Einstein's theory of light quanta but only his equation for the photoelectric effect. In the face of all the evidence for the wave nature of light, he was convinced, as were most other physicists of the day, that the equation had to be based on a false, albeit evidently quite fruitful, hypothesis" (DSB). "Millikan's success was above all attributable to an ingenious device he termed "a machine shop in vacuo." A rotating sharp knife, controlled from outside the evacuated glass container by electromagnetic means, would clean off the surface of the metal used before exposing it to the beam of monochromatic light. The kinetic energy of the photoelectrons were found by measuring the potential energy of the electric field needed to stop them-here Millikan was able to confidently use the uniquely accurate value for the charge e of the electron he had established with his oil drop experiment in 1913. "Shining through it all are Millikan's typical characteristics as experimenter and person: his penchant for experimenting in an area involving the hottest question of the day, his energetic persistence (this paper was the culmination of work he had begun in 1905), and his passion for obtaining results of great precision. In short, Millikan's experiment was a triumphant work, of highest importance in its day, and richly deserving to be cited as part of his Nobel Prize award in 1923, given "for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and the photoelectric effect." "To the historian, the volume in which Millikan's paper appeared shows that physics in America was still a mixed bag. Other papers show that the main attention at that time is the experimental part of science, in which Americans were long regarded as most interested and most competent. But the volume as a whole indicates that a good deal of the work going on in physics in this country in the early years of this century was still narrow and unambitious, even tending, for example, to descend to lengthy descriptions of improvements in basic equipment. "In an earlier paper (January 1916) in the same volume, Millikan writes in the very first sentence that "Einstein's photoelectric equation...cannot in my judgment be looked upon at present as resting upon any sort of a satisfactory theoretical foundation," even though "it actually represents very accurately the behavior" of photoelectricity. Indeed, Millikan's paper on Planck's constant shows clearly that he is emphatically distancing himself throughout from Einstein's 1905 attempt to couple photo effects with a form of quantum theory. What we now call the photon was, in Millikan's view, "[the] bold, not to say the reckless, hypothesis"-reckless because it was contrary to such classical concepts as light being a wave propagation phenomenon. So Millikan's paper is not at all, as we would now expect, an experimental proof of the quantum theory of light. "In 1912 Millikan gave a lecture at the Cleveland meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, meeting jointly with the American Physical Society, in which he clearly regarded himself as the proper presenter of Planck's theory of radiation. With his usual self-confidence, Millikan confessed that a corpuscular theory of light was for him "quite unthinkable," unreconcilable, as he saw it, with the phenomena of diffraction and interference. In short, Millikan's classic 1916 paper was purely intended to be the verification of Einstein's equation for the photoelectric effect and the determination of h, without accepting any of the "radical" implications which today seem so natural. "When Millikan's Nobel Prize came to pass, his Nobel address contained passages that showed his continuing struggle with the meaning of his own achievement: "This work resulted, contrary to my own expectation, in the first direct experimental proof...of the Einstein equation and the first direct photo-electric determination of Planck's h." "Yet it is difficult to find any published basis in Millikan's experimental papers of that struggle with his own expectations. His internal conflict was of a somewhat different sort; while Millikan conceded that Einstein's photoelectric equation was "experimentally established...the conception of localized light-quanta out of which Einstein got his equation must still be regarded as far from being established." Ironically, it had been Millikan's experiment which convinced the experimentalist-inclined committee in Stockholm to admit Einstein to that select circle in 1922. "One final irony: In 1950, at age 82, Millikan published his Autobiography, with Chapter 9 entitled simply "The Experimental Proof of the Existence of the Photon-Einstein's Photoelectric Equation." By then, Millikan had of course come to terms with the photon. Moreover, he had evidently changed his mind about what he had done around 1916, for now he wrote that as the experimental data became clear in his lab, they "proved simply and irrefutably, I thought, that the emitted electron that escapes with the energy hf gets that energy by the direct transfer of hf units of energy from the light to the electron, and hence scarcely permits of any other interpretation than that which Einstein had originally suggested, namely that of the semi-corpuscular or photon theory of light itself." "In the end, Millikan re-imagined the complex personal history of his splendid experiment to fit the simple story told in so many of our physics textbooks" (Holton). Offprint from: The Physical Review, vol. 7, no. 3, 3 March, 1916, 8vo (255 x 182 mm), pp. 355-388, original green printed wrappers (extremeties with some chipping, spine strip with wear, margins with light smudging), in all a very fine copy of the rare offprint issue in its original state.

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        Rinkitink in Oz

      The Reilly & Britton Co., 1916 First edition, first state, with no list of titles to verso of ownership page and 12 full color plates by John R. Neill. Publisher's green cloth, stamped in black to spine, with John R. Neill's mounted pictorial panel to front board, lacking dust jacket as usual. A very good copy with some wear to extremities and a slight lean to spine, both hinges slightly starting, small 1.5 inch tear to p.250, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, overall a pleasing copy. Rinkitink in Oz, the tenth in Baum's Oz series, is taken largely from a non-Oz related story written by the author ten years earlier, and it was only upon pressure from Baum's publisher that the author incorporated the book into the Oz series. The story takes place on the island of Pingaree as a neighboring country invades and takes the king hostage before he can make use of the magic pearls that had protected the country from invasion in the past. The king's son and his friend King Rinkitink of another island are the only ones left on the island and must find and use the magic pearls to regain control of their country.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Neill, John R..

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        United States War Medals.

      New York, The American Numismatic Society, 1916.. Crown quarto. Pp. 72. Plus 10 plates, one coloured, with multiple images to each. Original printed wrappers split along spine, edge frayed, spine worn. With fine, crisp interior. Neatly preserved in handsome custom made buckram threefold and matching slipcase, black morocco lettering-piece in gilt on spine panel. In fine condition. ~ First edition thus. Printed in a limited edition of 125 copies, reprinted from the American Journal of Numismatics, XLIX. Extremely rare. The handsome plates depict 58 monochromatic illustrations of medals and campaign badges; and 25 coloured illustrations of ribbons. The last are particularly handsome, being first printed in halftone with the colours later superimposed from different blocks.

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        Every Soul Hath Its Song

      Harpers 1916 - Laid in is as irregularly clipped slip of paper SIGNED by Fannie Hurst. Also laid in is a chipped Harper & Brothers bookmarker with a picture of Fannie Hurst, and, finally, an early clipped picture of Fannie from a magazine article is also laid in. The book: it is lightly edge rubbed with gently bumped spine ends and corners, has a toned spine, and there is perimeter lightening along the top edges. The dust jacket is uniformly corner clipped (price of $1.30 is on the spine), sporadically edge chipped (to a maximum depth of 3/16" on the spine crown), has some soiling, a gently sun washed spine, and a closed tear on the rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Uhebladet Storm 1. Aargang no. 1-27. Alt der udkom

      A/S Ugebladet Storm, København 1915-1916 - 8 sider pr. Hefte p. Illustreret i sort/hvid af blandt andre Robert Storm Petersen. Heftet med originalt omslag, med hefteklammer, pænt eksemplar

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        Kriegsalbum Des kuk Infanterie regiment no 23 ein gedenkbuch in wort u bild unter mitabeit von regimentsangehorigen redigiert von Josef Eugen Kun

      Budapest: Franklin-Tarsulat Nyomdaja, 1916 Kriegs album Hadi Albuma,very rare book No23,many illustration and war photos,with autographs of officers and soldiers.397 pages,on some pages visible possible water stanes and pen writtings.Binding not very good..see photos .

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        Altona's Opfertag 18 January 1916. (German World War 1 poster)

      Altona: Langenbartels & Jürgens, 1916. Color lithograph. 82 x 57 cm. (German World War 1 poster).

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