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        Thomas Hardy's Wessex Scenes from "The Dynasts," Performances at the Corn Exchange, Dorchester, on December 6th and 7th, 1916, in aid of the Dorset Red Cross Hospital Supply Depot and the Dorchester and Union Branch of the Dorset Guild of Workers.

      (Dorchester: Henry Ling, Printer, 1916.), 4to, original printed wrappers, [14] pages. Portrait and illustrations. ¶ A souvenir program for the stage performance of scenes from The Dynasts. Bookplate of George Barr McCutcheon on the verso of the front wrapper. Bookplate of Harry Glemby on the paste-down of the chemise. Wrappers a little smudged; fine copy, enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop]
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        Selected Poems


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        Poème contre le grand crime 1916

      First edition printed on vergé paper, there were only 3 Hollande large paper copies.Illustrated cover by Edmond Bille.Three small marginal tears to the spine and the covers, small spots to head of lower cover, internally good. Edition de la revue "Demain" Genève 1916 15x21cm broché

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        La gravure sur bois et d'épargne sur metal du XIVe au XXe siecle (with an original woodcut by PAUL GAUGUIN)

      R. Roger et F. Chernoviz, Paris 1916 - ONE OF ONLY 20 COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL WOODCUT BY PAUL GAUGUIN. First and only edition of this excellent history of woodcuts in particular and relief printing in general. 300 pp. 184 illustrations, many printed from original woodblocks cut from the 15th to the 20th centuries. From a total edition of 620 copies, this is ONE OF 20 NUMBERED COPIES ON CHINESE PAPER, WITH A SPECIAL SUITE OF NINE ORIGINAL WOODCUTS BY GAUGUIN, HIROSHIGE, PAPILLON, LEPERE, PAILLARD (2), FLORIAN, COLIN, AND GUSMAN HIMSELF. These 9 woodcuts are not in the 600 copies of the regular edition. 4to, original wraps elaborately decorated in pochoir and gold ink. Entirely uncut. FINE AND BRIGHT, IN PERFECT CONDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        Gli avvenimenti.

      Milano, Istituto Editoriale Italiano, 1916, n. 6/16, 25, 26, 28/42, 44, 46, 49/52. Il n° 6 un pò sciupato, ottimi tutti gli altri. Da 11 a 16 + il 6 sono con copertine di Sironi, 7/10 di Cambellotti, da 25 in poi fotografiche. Tutti (34) di questa splendida e rara rivista.

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        Dantons Tod.

      München, Hans von Weber 1916 - 4°. 106 S., 1 nn. Bl., mit 33 teils ganzseitigen Originallithographien von Walo von May. Originalpergament mit 5 durchgezogenen Bünden und Rückenschild, Verlagssignet auf Vorderdeckel in Schwarz, Kopfgoldschnitt, (minimal fleckig). Erste Ausgabe mit diesen Illustrationen. - Dritter Dreiangeldruck. - Rodenberg 416, 3. - Eins von nur 25 römisch nummerierten (insgesamt 625) Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Van-Geldern-Japan. Vom Künstler im Impressum signiert. - Der Schweizer Walo von May (1879-1928) gehört neben Kubin und Preetorius zu den in der Zeit am meisten besprochenen Künstlern. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Fighting Line Two Speeches on the Army Delivered in the House of Commons on May 23rd and May 31st, 1916

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1916. First edition. Pamphlet. This is the rare first edition, only printing of two Churchill speeches on the Army in the House of Commons delivered on 23 May and 31 May 1916. This is the only copy we have offered for sale or seen offered in many years. This was a tumultuous and uncertain time for Churchill. In May 1915, Churchill had been forced from the Cabinet after being scapegoated for the Dardanelles disaster. He chose to spend his political exile as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches, and by November 1915, Churchill was serving at the Front. On 6 May 1916, Churchill formally left his Battalion in order "to attend to my Parliamentary & public duties which have become urgent." Nonetheless, his return to London in May 1916 was marked by "no upsurge in his political fortunes." Churchill's speeches to Parliament in May saw him blamed, mocked, and dismissed by his peers, to which Churchill characteristically responded by redoubling his arguments and rhetorical efforts, even as he spoke from an unaccustomed "position of political weakness and personal isolation." With passion likely further spurred by his recent time at the Front, on 23 May Churchill appealed for a policy enabling all able-bodied men to take their place in the fighting line, which would end discrimination that sent some to the Front while sparing others, about untapped reserves of manpower, and about the human cost of futile offensives. Churchill spoke again in the House of Commons on 31 May "at length and in great detail" attacking the Government's policy in lone opposition. "The force which we have exerted in this war is far greater than any Ally had a right to expect of, than any enemy had a right to take into its calculation; but the fact remains that full use has not yet been made and is not now being made of the nation's strength". (Gilbert, Volume III, pages 759-775 and speech of 31 May) Churchill's painful exile and lone voice of opposition at this time is a harbinger and echo of his better known "wilderness years" in the 1930s. His speeches at this time presage his opposition to the Government's policies two decades hence, on the eve of the Second World War. Given Churchill's political fortunes at the time of publication, there appears to be good reason for the extreme scarcity of this pamphlet. Publication records confirm this assessment. According to Bibliographer Ron Cohen, "the pamphlet does not appear to have sold well" and "most, if not all, unsold copies were, in fact, destroyed in 1918." (Cohen, Volume I, A46, p.196) It is interesting to note that only one copy noted in Cohen is privately owned, and that copy is credited to the collection of the Marquess of Bath. The pamphlet is printed on inexpensive paper with self-wraps and a string binding, measures 8.375 x 5.5 inches, and is 32 pages in length. Condition is very good, particularly given the age and inherent fragility and perishable nature of the publication. The pamphlet is complete, with the string binding intact and both covers remaining intact. The paper covers are a bit soiled as might be expected, with spotting to the cover edges. Nonetheless, the covers are complete, with only minor wear at the corners and spine. We note an inked "P.264" at the upper left front cover corner and the number "4" inked at the lower left rear cover corner. We note no other previous ownership marks of any kind. The contents are clean and comparatively bright. The two speeches appear in Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, Volume III, at pages 2429-2441 and 2443-2456 under the titles "The Army" and "Army Organization". Bibliographic reference: Cohen A46, Woods A25.

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        Saiga Shokunin Burui. ?????? [Occupations of Workmen].

      Taisho 5. 1916. Reprint edition. TWO VOLUMES, two-page color woodblock prints throughout (15 in first volume, 13 in second volume) on double leaves, oriental style, 12 x 8 1/2 inches, decorative paper covers (Japanese thread binding fukurokuji) with title labels. Light abrasion to cover extremities, threads of second volume have broken, interiors very clean and bright. This is a reprint edition, with color woodblock print illustrations, of the original 18th century publication. The images of artisans of the Edo period are informative and beautifully rendered, combining illustrations of craftsmen at work with evocative social detail eg in one image a young child competes for the attention of a woman working.

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        In the Far North-West. An Expedition to the Musgrave and Everard Ranges.

      Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co. 1916. Square duodecimo, 200 pp., 31 photographic plates, 2 small folding maps, original pink printed wrappers bound in, early presentation inscription on title-page; in attractive light tan half calf by Sangorski. An excellent copy of an important twentieth-century work of inland exploration, with an important account of the Aboriginal tribes met by the author on a visit to the Musgrave and Everard Ranges, in the Pitjantjatjata lands of the Central Australian desert. The account includes a series of important photographs.The work also includes a supplementary chapter "Among the Birds. Ornithologists at Mallacoota Inlet", a charming account of the joys of bird-watching in Gippsland.Inscribed on the title-page 'To Our dear old Friend Miss Doswell with much love upon this your birthday. From the writer & his wife "Weetunga" 19-4-17.'.

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        The Voyages of the Morning


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        Prinz Friedrich von Homburg

      1916 - Prinz Friedrich von Homburg. Ein Schauspiel / von Heinrich von Kleist. Mit Lithographien von Karl Walser. - Berlin : Cassirer, 1916. - 3 Bl., 166 S., 1 Bl. 31,5 x 24 cm. OGanzpergamentband mit lithogr. Deckelbild. - Nr. 94 von 250 Exemplaren, die Handdrucke der Lithographien von Karl Walser besorgte M. W. Lasally in Berlin. Im Druckvermerk vom Künstler nummeriert und signiert. /Einband leicht fleckig und angeschmutzt, unbeschnittene Seitenränder gebräunt/ [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Diary of a Journey through the Sinai Peninsula and Arabia in 1914.

      London, Private, 1916, 21 cm x 14 cm. 78 pages. Original Hardcover. With 16 plates and external fold-out map. Good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Only slightly foxed. Probably the author's own copy with underlining and annotations with penciled, manuscript corrections throughout the book 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

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        [SCRAPBOOK: Pancho Villa Expedition].

      Private compilation, n.d., [c.1916]. MEXICAN EXPEDITION SCRAPBOOK. Crown Quarto. Unpaginated. Containing newspaper clippings, personal letters, postcards and photographs relating to Horace L. Hevenor's involvement as a National Guardsman in the Pancho Villa Expedition during the Mexican Border War of 1910-1919. Lined paper notebook in quarter black leather-effect cloth with marbled card boards. Clippings, cards and letter envelopes pasted in; photographs and some letters loose to rear. Also including cut-out arm badge and Private's chevron from the 27th Infantry Division, formed from the 6th Division to fight on the Western Front in 1917.Clippings heavily browned and fragile, especially to folded edges. Letters mainly protected in envelopes; good condition. Some photographs pasted in, with occasional black ink annotation. One third of book pages used; text block bulging. One leaf partially detached. Heavy external wear. A battered but robust scrapbook in fair condition.'Hunk' Hevenor left his family home in Albany, NY, in June 1916 to take part in the Pancho Villa Expedition, which was sent out by President Woodrow Wilson in response to the Mexican revolutionary's attack on the border town of Columbus, New Mexico, in March 1916. This scrapbook seems to have been compiled by his family. Letters are addressed to his sisters Edna and Margaret, and his father, 'Benj'. There are also two letters from 1917 and 1918, when Hunk was fighting on the Western Front, and his discharge papers, dated 2nd May 1921. Hunk is listed as being wounded in July 1918 during an air-raid, but left the army in good health, returning to his regular employment as an advertising writer.

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        The Cruise of the Avocet In Search of Skuas and other things.

      Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co., no date but, 1916. Square duodecimo, 68 pp., 15 photographic plates, original grey printed wrappers bound in; in attractive light tan half calf by Sangorski. An excellent copy of this memoir of a glorious expedition in January 1916 as a guest of the Rymill family on their "beautiful little motor yacht" the Avocet. White and his friends sailed to the islands at the mouth of the Gulfs of St. Vincent and St. Spencer, where they made their ornithological researches, White taking stock of the voyage of Matthew Flinders and some local Aboriginal myths in the process. The photographs are chiefly of birds and their habitats, but also include for example the motor yacht and several of their party.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald.

      8vo., pp. 20 in unbound gatherings, loose in cloth backed marbled paper covered boards. First leaf with wood engraved ornamental border printed in green illuminated in gold. Title page and pp.2 - 5 a little browned, otherwise a very good copy. First Leonard Jay edition, limited to 100 numbered copies initialled by Jay. The production of thie edition was disrupted by WW1. "Owing to the War the artist was unable to complete the full number of copies, with the first word in burnished gold. Some copies were done in other colours, but the full issue was not completed" (Potter 150). This copy is one of those with the fine wood engraved border printed in green and with the word "Wake" illuminated in burnished gold. The sheets come loose in a cloth backed marbled paper covered boards, possibly the original binding although without the gatherings having been sewn in. Potter in his bibliography describes the binding as ""decorative paper boards, label on side". These boards do not have the label but do also match the dimensions given in Potter. Leonard Jay taught at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and was later the head of the Birmingham School of Printing.

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        Poème contre le grand crime 1916

      - Edition de la revue "Demain", Genève 1916, 15x21cm, broché. - Edizione stampata su cui, è stato licenziato come 3 Olanda nei principali giornali. Copertina di Edmond Bille. Tre piccolo strappo marginale sul dorso e piatta, testa piccola macchia del secondo, piacevole stato interiore piatta. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée sur vergé, il n'a été tiré que 3 Hollande en grands papiers. Couverture illustrée par Edmond Bille. Trois légères déchirures marginales sur le dos et les plats, petites tache en  tête du second plat, agréable état intérieur.

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        Quand les français ne s'aimaient pas

      First edition on ordinary paper.Half red morocco over marbled paper boards, spine lightly sunned in six compartments, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers and spine preserved, top edge gilt.Handsome autograph inscription by Charles Maurras : "A madame Colette Willy, en souvenir de la cocarde."One top corner very slightly rubbed.  Nouvelle librairie nationale Paris 1916 12x19cm relié

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        Cyrano de Bergerac

      1916. Charpentier et Fasquelle, Paris 1916, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Charpentier et Fasquelle, Paris 1916, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Nuova edizione con menzione della 425a mille. Prezioso citazione autografo firmato da Edmond Rostand e datato dicembre 1916: "In breve disdegnando di essere l'edera parassitaria Anche questo non è di rovere o di tiglio Non salire in alto, ma forse solo " Incollato piccolo strappo in piedi della schiena, bella copia. Le dediche sul testo sono molto ricercati. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition avec mention de 425ème mille. Précieuse citation autographe signée d'Edmond Rostand sur la page de faux-titre et datée de décembre 1916 : "Bref dédaignant d'être le lierre parasite  Alors même qu'on est pas le chêne ou le tilleul  Ne pas monter bien haut peut-être mais tout seul" Petite déchirure recollée en pied du dos, agréable exemplaire. Les dédicaces sur ce texte sont très rares et recherchée.

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        Mr Britling Sees It Through

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

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        Le poète assassiné

      First edition for which there were no large paper copies. Contemporary half brown sheep over marbled paper boards, spine in five compartments (slightly sunned), marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Handsome autograph inscription by Guillaume Apollinaire.Light spotting, principally to edges. % Bibliothèque des curieux Paris 1916 11,5x18cm relié

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        Tales of Duck and Goose Shooting; Being Duck and Goose Hunting Narratives

      Chicago, IL: The editor, 1916. First edition. Small 4to. (10), 166, (1) pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, line drawings, vignettes. Includes sketches of waterfowling on Currituck and Pamlico Sounds in North Carolina, others from Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee ; in an early appearance in print, Horatio Bigelow contributed two of the 19 stories presented here, both involving duck hunting on the Currituck Sound. Phillips, pp. 165-166: "An excellent book from the point of view of recording a wide field of hunting." Very good. Original gilt-stamped decorated plum cloth (rubbed, faded around the edges). (#4969).

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        The Crescent Moon. Child-poems. Translated from the original Bengali by the author

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. 8vo, xii, (ii), 82, (2, 6 advertisement) pp. 8 coloured plates. Signed by the author on a front blank below the signature of the owner of the book, Helen Augusta Brooks, with a note in a third hand that this copy was used by the author for a reading in Los Angeles in 1916, and that the poems read on that occasion had been chosen by Brook's aunt. Rebound in light blue cloth, retaining the original upper cover with designs in gilt by T. Sturge Moore. Brooks was the director of the Cumnock School for Expression in Los Angeles.

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        The Adventures of Judith Lee.

      London, Methuen. 1916. First edition. 8vo. 314pp32pp ads. Publisher's light blue cloth titled in black to spine. Near fine copy with minor edgewear and bumping to spine ends. Internally clean, light offsetting to endpapers, very minor spotting to page edges.A remarkably handsome copy of a scarce collection of short stories featuring the lip reading crime fighter.

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        Map of the Public Lands Under Federal Jurisdiction in the District of Columbia ... from Information obtained by the Commission to Investigate Title of United States Lands in the District of Columbia 1915.

      Washington, D.C. War Department, Corps of Engineers. 1916. 64th Congress, 1st Sess. 41 large color plat maps, black and white street map, 24 x 32 inches, card wrappers with cloth spine (softbound). The atlas of maps has been folded vertically in two and that crease has cracked resulting in a long separation in the front cover crease; the back cover (which was exposed when folded) is in poor condition with paper loss along the central area and extensive taping. There is occasional soiling to the sheets, and light wear to the corners of the sheets in the margins only. Sheets 36 to 41 all have a long (19 inch) slanting vertical tear across the map. The remainder of the maps are very clean with no tears. Cover title is "Title of the United States Lands in the District of Columbia. Letter from the Secretary of War Transmitting Final Report of the Commission to Investigate the Title of the United States to Lands in the District of Columbia, Created By the Act Approved May 30, 1908 (35 Stat. L., 543). Extraordinarily interesting documentation of central Washington DC, showing D.C. Dedicated Alleys and Streets, D.C. Purchased and Condemned Alleys and Streets and D.C. Lots, along with U.S. Alleys, Reservations, Streets and Lots.

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        Sammlung der Drucksachen des Preussischen Hauses der Abgeordneten. 22. Legislaturperiode, III. Session 1916-1917 ( später 1619 - 1918 ) Bd. I - XI ( ohne Band IX )

      Preussische Verlagsanstalt Berlin Band I - VIII, Band X-XI von offenbar XI erschienenen Bänden zu den Drucksachen der Jahre 1916 - 1918 ( Band XI gibt als Erscheinungsjahr 1919 an ). Mit den Drucksachen 1 - 737b = Seiten 1 - 4760 ( Drucksache 737b die dann anschließt ist die Übersicht von den Staatseinnahmen und - ausgaben des Jahres 1916 mit XXXII, 810 Seiten. Hiernach fehlt der Band IX, die mir vorliegenden Bände X-XI beinhalten die Drucksachen 832 - 1298 = Seiten 5401 - 6803. Ob hiernach noch Bände erschienen sind zur III. Session bzw. III. Tagung ist mir nicht bekannt aber bedingt durch das Erscheinungsjahr des letzten Bandes von 1919 eher unwahrscheinlich. Mit zahlreichen Tabellen, einigen farbigen Karten. ( Drucksache Nr. 224b:\" Übersichtskarten über den Russeneinfall in Ostpreußen \" mit 1 großen Plan - Drucksache Nr. 250: \" Denkschrift, betreffend Versuche zur Prüfung der Luftdurchlässigkeit und der Feuerbeständigkeit weicher Bedachungsarten \" mit 16 Abbildungen auf 4 Tafeln - Drucksache 270e: \" Karte von Groß-Berlin \" Maßstab 1:25000 mit Angabe der Geschosse der Bebauung - Drucksache Nr.576 \" Entwurf eines Gesetzes, betreffend die Bereitstellung weiterer Staatsmittel für die durch Gesetz vom 1. April 1905 angeordneten Wasserstraßenbauten \" mit einer Karte des Entwurfs Rhein-Herne-Kanal sowie einer Graphik des Durchgangverkehrs der Schleuse I Duisburg-Neiderich in den einzelnen Monaten der Jahre 1914 - 1916. ). Goldgeprägte Ohln, 4°. Einbände leicht berieben, innen Exlibris und Bibliotheksvermerke. Papier der letzten Bände stärker gebräunt. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 32000 Gramm ) ( Lagerort LG ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Preussen, Deutsches Reich, Abgeordnetenhaus, Erster Weltkrieg, Russeneinfall, Ostpreußen, Bedachung, Berlin, Großberlin, Rhein-Herne-Kanal

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        Retour d'Alsace

      Emile-Paul frères. First edition on ordinary paper.Handsome autograph inscription signed by Jean Giraudoux to André Gide : "... avec gratitude..."A small tear on the spine slightly cracked on foot. Emile-Paul frères Paris 1916 12x18,5cm broché

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        Dance of Death by Hans Holbein Enlarged Facsimiles of the original wood engravings by Hans Lutzelberger in the first complete edition: Lyons 1547.

      8vo., original blue paper covered boards with paper spine label. A little rubbing and soiling to boards, otherwise a very good, partially unopened copy. Limited edition of 250 copies. With a Preface by Frederick Evans.

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        Glass Photographic Slides Depicting the Devastation of World War I

      A collection of 56 black and white glass slides showing the devastation brought by World War I including damaged and destroyed buildings, grave yards, and individuals in the area thereof, as well as of Soldiers. (We believe that some or all of the images were taken in France and/or Belgium.) While developed photographs of World War I and the damage wrought by it are not difficult to locate, we have never seen a set of glass slides showing such images. Each slide measures approximately 2 inches across by 2 inches high and is approximately 1/16th of an inch thick. The slides are in Very Good condition with cracks near the corner on 6 slides, a crack across the image on two slides, and a chip to the upper right corner of one slide. Each slide has been taped or otherwise blackened along the edges to frame the image as was the custom in that day. As best we have been able to determine, the slides are unique and have not themselves been published. The noted historian John Keegan, has remarked that "there are almost no private photographs of any episode of the First World War from any front. An event of the greatest historical importance, involving perhaps twenty-five million young men, many of whom owned cameras in private life and took 'snaps' of holiday family and everyday life as a matter of course, yielded no photographic record at all except that captured by the official photographers." Professor Stephen Badsey has written that: "There were obvious security risks for any country that photographs taken in a war zone could give information to the enemy. A small number of amateur photographers, usually officers, took their cameras with them to war, using them to make a private record.... the possession or use of a camera by a fighting soldier in the early part of the war depended on the tolerance of his superiors. On the Western Front, press photographers were excluded by all sides early in the war, although some found a way round this....From 1916 onwards official restrictions on taking private photographs were increasingly enforced, and a few soldiers were court-martialled for owning cameras in a war zone.... On the Western Front, from early 1916 the British, French and German armies all employed official photographers subject to military control, to take photographs for release to the newspapers and for other propaganda purposes including photographic exhibitions, and to provide a historical record of the war." Consequently, we speculate (and we think reasonably so), that the images shown on these slides, many clearly of the War Front, are quite early and are likely rather uncommon survivals. An excellent collection of images showing the devastation brought to Europe by World War I.

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        Poème contre le grand crime 1916

      First edition printed on vergé paper, there were only 3 Hollande large paper copies.Illustrated cover by Edmond Bille.Three small marginal tears to the spine and the covers, small spots to head of lower cover, internally good. Edition de la revue "Demain" Genève 1916 15x21cm broché

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        Palestrina - Klavierauszug mit Text

      Copyright including right of Performance 1916 by Adolph Fürstner Ein sehr alter Klavierauszug mit Text von Felix Wolfes - Namenseintrag auf Vorblatt und auf Seite 5: Berlin, Mai 1935 Handschriftliche Zusätze zur Besetzung der Rollen in Bleistift, Rücken geklebt, Klammerheftung verfärbt, Seiten teilw. fleckig. RARITÄT!

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        La Guerre au Luxembourg 1916 Six dessins de Kisling

      Dan Niestlé éditeur, 1916. maroquin vert, carrés de lièges et pièce de titre de maroquin incrustés sur les plats, dos lisse, tête or, non rogné, couverture Édition originale du premier livre de Cendrars composé après l'amputation de son bras droit et d'un des très rares livres illustrés par Kisling. Envoi a. s. : à Madame et Monsieur Gance / Ventre - éternellement de Kaplan - lumineux / Blaise Cendrars 15 avril 1917. Cendrars fait-il allusion à la turbine hydraulique à pales orientables Kaplan - du nom de son inventeur, l'ingénieur autrichien Victor Kaplan, en 1912 - célèbre turbine qui permit la production d'énergie électrique et lumineuse ? En tout cas, cette dédicace paraît bien surprenante aujourd'hui : Abel Gance, le dédicataire, rencontrera une certaine Nelly Kaplan en 1954 lors d'un hommage de la Cinémathèque à Georges Méliès - subjugué, le ventre soudainement chambardé, le cinéaste initia aussitôt la fiancée du Pirate aux trésors de la polyvision. Kaplan devint son assistante sur Magirama et Austerlitz. Gance lui donna également son premier rôle dans sa Tour de Niestle - certes, ce fut une brève apparition, mais Kaplan, juché haut dans ce phare de gélatine, devait embraser les derniers feux d'amour du surréalisme... ô chants magnétiques, éternellement de Kaplan, lumineux, éblouis. Bel exemplaire prophétique.

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        Dans les Flandres britanniques. British Expeditionary Force, Mai 1915 - Janvier 1916

      Dorbon ainé. First edition, one of 300 numbered copies on vélin, the only printing along with 50 Hollande. Illustrated with 24 dessins de Jean-Emile Laboureur. A rare and good copy. Dorbon ainé Paris s.d. (1916) 25,5x33,5cm broché

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        L'Arte dei Rumori

      Milan: Edizioni Futuriste, 1916. Paperback. First Edition. 92pp index, [2] ads. Wraps foxed as usual with a small spot of loss at the foot of the spine, light tidemark to a few edges, else a very good copy of this Futurist text, a foundational work on modern music. Published in 1916, The Art of Noises expands on the theories Russolo presented in his 1913 manifesto of the same name on the use of noise in a musical context. Russolo' and Ugo Piatti's "intonarumori", spectacular sound machines conceived to create and modify (in dynamic pitch) specific types of noise, anticipating the experimentation which, after the Second World War, produced Pierre Schaffer's concrete and electronic music. page 558 Ref: Pontus Hulten. Futurism and Futurisms, pp. 525-6; 558. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory, ABAA]
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        Camera Work: Issue Number 48...

      New York: Alfred Stieglitz, 1916. FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ISSUES OF CAMERA WORK: Issue number 48, introducing the work of Paul Strand. Complete with 9 original photogravures, including 1 by Frank Eugene, 6 by Paul Strand, 1 by Arthur Allen Lewis, and 1 by Francis Bruguière as well as 6 half-tone reproductions after photographs of '291' by Alfred Stieglitz. With original texts by Marius De Zayas and Marsden Hartley."When in 1915 Stieglitz saw Strand's radically new approach to photography, which embraced the inherent characteristics of the medium and its materials together with the ideas of the artistic avant-garde, he felt committed, once again, to communicate in Camera Work the importance of photography as a vital art form. Stieglitz had been striving for precisely this synthesis of formal abstraction and poetic expressiveness, a synthesis which embodied an American aesthetic and syntax. In his October 1916 issue of Camera Work, Stieglitz wrote of Strand:'His work is rooted in the best traditions of photography. His vision is potential. His work is pure. It is direct. It does not rely upon tricks of process. In whatever he does there is applied intelligence. In the history of photography there are but few photographers who, from the point of view of expression, have really done work of any importance. And by importance we mean work that has some relatively lasting quality, that element which gives all art its real significance'" (Kaspar M. Fleischmann in American Photography: Local and Global Contexts).Photogravures entitled (in the order they appear) The Cat by Frank Eugene, New York [Wall Street], Telegraph Poles, New York [Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street], New York [Rooftops], New York [Washington Heights, New York], and New York [City Hall Park] by Paul Strand; Winter by Arthur Allen Lewis; and A Portrait by Francis Bruguière.Containing original articles entitled "From '291'--July-August Number, 1915" by Marius De Zayas and "Epitaph for Alfred Stieglitz" by Marsden Hartley.New York: Alfred Stieglitz, October 1916. Quarto (23 cm x 35 cm, approx. 9" x 12"), original gray wrappers. General edgewear to fragile wrappers with upper hinge split. RARE. Very Good....

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        Arbeiterpolitik. Wochenschrift für wissenschaftlichen Sozialismus.

      (Knief, Johann) (Hrsg.) : Arbeiterpolitik. Wochenschrift für wissenschaftlichen Sozialismus. 1. Jg. (1916) - 4. Jg (1919) Nr. 1-10. Bremen 24. Juni 1916 bis 8. März 1919. 220, 396, 376 S. In zwei Leinwandbänden gebunden. Drei Hefte in beidseitiger Xerokopie ergänzt. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. Originaldruck von größter Seltenheit. Als charakteristische Quelle für die deutschen Linken während des 1. Weltkrieges - mit den authentischen Berichten zur russischen Revolution ! Eberlein 852. Neben der " Spartakusgruppe " war die Gruppe der Bremer Linksradikalen wohl die bedeutendste ( und als Wochenschrift die " Einzige ", da die " Internationale " von Rosa Luxemburg nach Erscheinen des ersten Heftes im April 1915 erst wieder am 30. Mai 1919 erscheinen durfte !).

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        John Wisden's Cricketer's Almanack for 1916: W. G. Grace. A Tribute by Lord Harris. Full Statistics of Mr. Grace's Career in the Cricket Field. Public School Cricket by E. B. Noel.

      London: John Wisden, 1916. RARE ORIGINAL ALMANACK. Duodecimo, pp.300. Recently rebound in brown cloth with gilt titles and library class-mark to spine. With original browned paper covers pasted in to prelims and at rear.Large purple library stamp to title-page. Occasional smaller purple stamps elsewhere. Good overall. The rarest Wisden almanack of the twentieth century. Due to the First World War, taking pains over the matches of the 1915 season may have seemed somewhat over-indulgent, even for the sport's most ardent enthusiasts, but the long-established tradition of the almanack, as well as the death W. G. Grace made publication almost obligatory. Pardon's preface states: '... a twelvemonth back I wrote that the 'Almanack' might in its next issue have to return to the slender proportions of fifty years ago. Though not reduced to quite such an extent it is, in comparison with its normal self, a very small volume. The question of coming out at all was seriously considered, but the proprietors decided not to break the continuity of over half-a-century.'.

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        Shakespeare's England

      Oxford - The Clarendon Press, 1916 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. A fascinating collection of essays by various Shakespearean scholars. Two volumes bound as four volumes. With 195 illustrations across all volumes ranging from portraits to facsimile title pages of contemporary works. In a Bickers and Son fine binding. Collated, complete. This work was published in commemoration of the tercentenary of Shakespeare's death. The essays regard the Elizabethan era and England during Shakespeare's lifetime. There are essays on the court, political matters, land travel,heraldry, costume, masque, actors and acting, the home and the Shakespearean language. Notable contributors includeSir Walter Raleigh, E K Chambers, J W Fortescue and Sir John Edwin Sandys. Condition: In half morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, excellent with very minor shelfwear to the raised bands and extremities. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with light scattered spots throughout, heavier to the first and last few pages. Faint aroma of cigar smoke to all volumes. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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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.* 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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      [London: Elkin Mathews,, 1916]. Octavo. Original beige buckram, titles to spine and front board in dark blue. Photographic portrait frontispiece by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Spine slightly rolled, only very faint dust soiling to cloth, very minor spotting to endpapers and edges and the occasional other leaves, but a very nice copy in excellent condition. First edition, first impression, one of 200 unabridged copies, signed in orange ink by Pound using his chop designed by Edmund Dulac. "These copies, although technically not published, were in fact sold by Elkin Mathews to those who requested the unabridged text when ordering the book" (Gallup). The second impression issued the following month omitted nine poems and altered one title.

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      1916. GENTHE, Arnold. THE BOOK OF THE DANCE. NY: Mitchell Kennerley, [1916]. Small quarto: brown buckram cloth; 227 pages, plus two-page index. With more than 100 photographic plates, with six in color. First Edition. Photographs in which Genthe chronicles all schools of dance and well-known artists. Signed by Genthe in New York at the bottom of a front blank page. Uncommon to find a signed copy! Good (some edgewear cover with spine replaced in similar brown buckram cloth, long shallow stain along rear cover near spine; contents clean & tight). $750.00.

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        Memorials of Rugbeians who fell in the Great War Volumes I, II, III, IV, V, VI and VII & Index [7 Volumes]

      Printed for Rugby School by Philip Lee Warner (O.R.), of The Medici Society, Ltd. 1916-1923, [London] - 7 volume set. In summary this is a very good set with soiling to the cloth and modest soiling and staining to the boards, but very well bound and in very good clean internal condition. The light blue boards of volume I have soiling and there is also soiling to the cloth spine which is worn around its tip. TEG and others untrimmed. The contents including the large number of tipped in portraits are in very good clean condition. Volume II is not worn to the spine but has bumped top right corners. Volume III has some staining and soiling plus slightly worn corners. Volume IV has staining and some raising to the blue boards and most of the paper title to the spine is missing. Volume V has worn corners. Volume VI has a small amount of staining to spine and lower board as well as the typical soiling. Volume VII has some staining to the upper board. A very heavy set for overseas shipping purposes. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reveries Over Childhood and Youth; [together with] Plates to Accompany Reveries Over Childhood and Youth.

      Churchtown, Dundrum: The Cuala Press, 1915 & 1916 - 2 works, octavo (210 x 145 mm). Reveries: original quarter linen, grey paper boards, front board lettered in black, grey endpapers. Plates: portfolio in original quarter linen, blue paper boards, front board lettered in black. Binder's ticket to front pastedown. Staining to linen backstrips, some marks to boards, a little wear to tips, a very good set. Title page woodcut by Sturge Moore; 2 engraved captioned portraits and 1 colour plate on captioned black mount, loose in portfolio with tissue guards, by John Butler Yeats. First and limited edition, number 49 of 425 copies. The first US and UK editions were published a year later in 1916. The limited edition is dedicated "to those few people, mainly personal friends, who have read all that I have written". The Plates portfolio also contains a loose printed note from Yeats explaining the subject matter of his brother's painting, Memory Harbour, which is included as a colour print. The Cuala Press, established in 1908 by Yeats's sisters and emerging from the earlier Dun Emer Press, privately printed the limited edition in October 1915, though it was not published until March 1916. Wade 111. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      London: William Heinemann, 1916. First edition. Frontispiece map and two other, 18 b/w photographic illustrations. viii, 183pp. 8vo. Full brown crushed morocco, with onlaid warship on front cover, spine titled in gilt, raised bands, gilt turn-ins, t.e.g., by The French Binders, Garden City, NY. Some sporadic light foxing, with publisher's red cloth covers and original red printed dust-jacket bound in at rear. First edition. Frontispiece map and two other, 18 b/w photographic illustrations. viii, 183pp. 8vo. Presentation copy, inscribed to Nelson Doubleday by Masefield on the ffep The French Binders traces its lineage back to The Club Bindery, founded in 1895 by members of the Grolier Club to provide exceptionally fine binding for American collectors. The Club Bindery moved to Cleveland, where it was successively renamed the Rowfant Bindery (1909-1913), the Booklover's Shop (1914-1917), and finally, The French Binders (1918-1920s), as in-house bindery to Doubelday in Garden City, New York. Provenance: Nelson Doubleday (presentation from author, bookplate)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Waldnacht. Text von Gertrud J. Klett.

      Eßlinger - München, J. Fr. Schreiber, o. J. [1916]. o. Pag. [15 Bll.] OHlwd. Verlagsnr. 25. - Fachmännisch erneuert (R.), stark fleckig, Läsuren, Gbrsp., einige Rückseiten mit Graffitti. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kinderbuch

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        Max Seliger. Maler u. Zeichner. Original-Skizzenbücher. 1. Soldatenstudien, meist 1915/16; 2. Kriegspostkarten u. Kriegsmarken 1915/16. Entwürfe und Drucke. 2 Bände.

      1915-1916. - 10 Original-Zeichnungen, 17 Drucke, 12 aufmontierte Kriegsverschlussmarken sowie 2 gestochene Exlibris von Max Seliger auf 19 Tafelblättern. Groß Folio (ca. 47x36 cm). Original-Halbleinenbände, Fadenbindung, die Deckel mit schön marmorierten Buntpapieren bezogen, mit gestochenen Einband-Titelschildern. Entwürfe und Drucke zum Thema Erster Weltkrieg, alle in der Zeit 1915-1916 entstanden. Die Zeichnungen handsigniert- und betitelt. Band 1 mit großformatigen Original-Bleistiftstudien aus dem Alltagsleben des Frontsoldaten (Beim Essenkochen, bei Handwerksarbeiten etc.) sowie 2 großformatige, teils mit Buntstift ausgemalte Vorlagen für Postkarten). Der 2. Band mit Skizzen auf Pauspapier für Buchillustrationen, Feldpostkarten und Kriegsverschlussmarken, deren Drucke hinter den Zeichnungen sauber einmontiert wurden. Äußerst geschmackvoll gestaltete Künstlerbücher des Kunstmalers, Kunstgewerblers und Direktoren der Königlichen Akademie für graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig, Max Seliger (geb. 1865 in Bublitz; gest. 1920 in Leipzig). Alle Zeichnungen und Druckvorlagen hinter Passepartout, diese mit dem Initial Prägestempel von Seliger. Max Seliger war Mitglied im Deutschen Künstlerbund. Thieme-Becker (S. 273). Die Einbände leichter beschabt, die Ecken etwas gestaucht, die aufmontierten Rückenschilder etwas randrissig, sonst gut, innen sehr gut erhalten! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Historic English Interiors, 40 Plates Gem Series of Coloured Plates Series 1

      New York: Bruno Hessling Company Undated printing (New York Public Library dates it as 1916? - inscription on title page says 1917.) Title page has rubbing wear, plates are in great condition with a little wear to corners, cover has heavy edge wear and light soiling, ribbon ties are a little frayed at the ends, no dust jacket. Note: Plates are not bound.

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        The Writings of John Muir, Sierra Edition (10 volumes)

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916 - 1924. Complete set of Sierra Edition, all 10 volumes as issued, including very scarce dustjackets in various conditions ranging from good to very good . Green cloth boards with gilt poppy design on cover and gilt title on spine, black and white drawings and photographs, top edges gilt with minimal edge wear, otherwise in near fine condition. (Kimes 363) Published posthumously in 1924 as a uniform edition of John Muir's works, this is a wonderful set of writings from the founder of the Sierra Club. Included in the 10 volume set: Volume I: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth & A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf; Volume II: My First Summer in the Sierra; Volume III: Travels in Alaska; Volume IV: The Mountains of California I; Volume V: The Mountains of California II; Volume VI: Our National Parks; Volume VII: The Cruise of the Corwin; Volume VIII: Steep Trails; Volume IX: The Life and Letters of John Muir I; Volume X: The Life and Letters of John Muir II

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