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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.

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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.

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        Lustra.

      [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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        THE BOOK OF THE DANCE

      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]

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        Gallipoli

      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 ffepThe 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)

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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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        DAVID THOMPSON'S NARRATIVE OF HIS EXPLORATIONS IN WESTERN AMERICA, 1784-1812.

      Champlain Society, Toronto 1916 - Toronto: Champlain Society, 1916. 1st edition. Thick 8vo. Limited edition, #180 of 500 crested copies. xciii + 582pp + viii. B/w plates (photographs by J.B. Tyrrell); folded map in text; 3 large colour folded profiles; very large map in 4 sheets (in pocket). Fine. One of the Greatest Surveyors in the World. After joining the Northwest Company as a Wintering Partner in 1797, Thompson single-handedly mapped most of Western Canada from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean, along with parts of the American Pacific Northwest. At the same time he extended the fur trade into new regions. His work in the Canadian Rockies and the Athabasca River region is legendary, as is his survey of the entire length of the Columbia River, the first ever done. Part I narrates Thompson's experiences and travels in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company and Northwest Company in the country east of the Rockies between 1784 and 1807. Part II details the years 1807 to 1812. A ninety-three page historical introduction by Tyrrell provides a biography and a detailed itinerary of Thompson's explorations. Thompson completed the manuscript in 1847 hoping to publish it but never did. The manuscript was later purchased by Tyrrell, and ultimately transferred to the Ontario Archives. Tyrrell, recognizing Thompson's outstanding contributions, made it his mission to save Thompson's work from obscurity: the results are David Thompson's Narrative and his magnificent map of western America. Tyrrell comments in the enclosed letter: "First I sent it to several publishers in the U.S.A. and Canada, but they all refused to publish it as it was "not interesting enough." During his lifetime, his achievements were eclipsed by the published accounts of other explorers, undeserved obscurity, poverty, and blindness. Had his journals and maps been transformed into a book during his lifetime, and had his work been published in a large quarto on fine paper, with engravings, illustrations, and folding maps, his rightful, commanding place would have been assured among great explorers such as Henry Kelsey, Anthony Henday, Samuel Hearne, Alexander Mackenzie, and Capt. John Palliser. The first edition of David Thompson's Narrative. is one of the most coveted of all Canadian books. [Smith 66] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El Koran das heißt Die Lesung. Die Offenbarungen des Mohammed ibn Abdallah, des Propheten Gottes. Zu Schrift gebracht durch Abdelkaaba Abdallah Abu-Bekr übertragen durch Lazarus Goldschmidt im Jahre der Flucht 1334 oder 1916 der Fleischwerdung.

      Berlin Brandus 1916 - Gr.-4° (37 x 28 cm). 214 S., 1 Bl. auf van Geldern-Bütten. Mit farbig illustriertem Doppeltitel. Grüner Orig.-Pergamentbd mit reicher Goldprägung auf beiden Deckeln u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Rodenberg 445. - Eines von 200 (gesamt 240) Exemplaren. - Wortgetreue Übertragung nach der Flügelschen Ausgabe. Die Ausstattung (farbiger Titel u. farbige Zierleisten) im Gepräge der älteren Handschriften sowie die Lettern zur verwendeten Delitsch-Antiqua stammen von Goldschmidt, gedruckt bei Julius Klinkhardt in Leipzig. - Einband gering berieben, Rücken etwas verblaßt, oberes Kapital im hinteren Außengelenk ganz leicht eingerissen, die ersten 4 Blatt leicht stockfleckig. - Schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ou Suitte du cabinet des vers Satyriques de ce Temps

      XVI, 160 pp., (1) f. blanc Paris, H. d'Arthez, 1916, in-12, XVI, 160 pp, (1) f. blanc, broché, couverture illustrée rempliée, Élégante réimpression de la rarissime édition originale de 1620 de ce recueil de poésies badines des meilleurs poètes des XVIe et XVIIe siècles : Rémy Belleau, Malherbe, Clément Marot, Mathurin Régnier, Tabourot, Théophile de Viau etc. Bertrand Guégan rappelle dans sa préface que "le plus grand poète du XVIe siècle, Ronsard, qui fut prêtre, écrivit un livret de Folasteries, et que Malherbe lui-même, dont les étudiants de licence apprennent à admirer la sévérité, composa pour notre recueil un très beau sonnet licencieux, si plein et si harmonieux qu'un poète de nos amis s'y refusait à voir une oeuvre du dix-septième siècle". Jolie impression ornée de bandeaux et d'ornements typographiques, tirée à 500 exemplaires, celui-ci sur papier vergé d'Arches.

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        THE SHADOW-LINE [complete in seven issues of The English Review]

      1916. London: The English Review, September 1916 - March 1917. Seven consecutive issues, in original blue-grey printed wrappers. First Appearance of this novel about a young man taking over the captaincy of a ship in the Far East -- Conrad's third autobiographical work, following THE MIRROR OF THE SEA and SOME REMINISCENCES. (Actually, an American appearance was completed first -- complete in the September and October 1916 issues of Metropolitan Magazine.) Dent's UK edition came out in March 1917 (substantially altered from this English Review version), followed a month later by Doubleday Page's US edition (from Dent's early proofs, which did NOT have those substantial changes).~The March 1917 issue also includes the first appearance of D.H. Lawrence's short story "Samson and Delilah"; this would not appear in book form until 1922, in his book ENGLAND, MY ENGLAND.~The seven issues are in very good-plus to fine condition: the December issue has minor edge-wear of the rear cover, the January issue has some wear of the spine, the March issue has a 5-cm closed tear at the bottom of the front cover (nothing missing), but the other issues are close to fine. Quite uncommon as a complete set. See Cagle A21a and Roberts (Lawrence) A23.

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        DIE GRAPHISCHEN KÜNSTE. Jahrgang 39, Heft 2

      Wien, Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst, 1916. 52 S. m. einigen Abb., 4°, Softcover/Paperback Gut erhaltenes Exemplar., Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren. K3777 Art History; Kunstwissenschaft, Graphik; , Antike; Manierismus; Impressionismus; Expressionismus; Botticelli; Michelangelo; Brueghel; Rubens; Monet; Gaugin; van Gogh; Matisse; Picasso; Dalí, Warhol; Lichtenstein; Pop Art; Renoir; Turner; Malerei; Bildhauerei; Skulpturen;

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        [A Small But Highly Significant File of Correspondence Relating to the Film Version of His Novel, THE DEEMSTER]

      Heath Brow, Hampstead Heath, 1916. Comprised of one typed letter, signed (13 pages), two autograph letters, signed (3 and 7 pages), an autograph note, signed, and two related items, three with envelopes. Quarto, octavo, and 12mo, all but one item (a related retained carbon), very good or better. In 1916, the American company, Arrow Film Corporation, undertook an adaptation to the screen of Caine's highly popular 1887 novel, THE DEEMSTER. Of special import is the fact that Caine's son, Derwent Hall Caine, then in the US, was actively involved in the project, and played the lead role of Daniel Mylrea - Derwent appeared in at least seven films prior to embarking on his career as publisher and Labour Party politician. Howell Hansel directed the film, which is formally credited to screenwriters Edfrid A. Bingham and Charles A. Taylor (but was, in large part, by A. D. Levino). The present archive records of correspondence records in detail the degree of Hall Caine's own participation in the adaptation, and includes: a) a remarkable typed letter, signed, from Hall Caine, 13 pages, quarto, with extensive manuscripts corrections and additions, to his son Derwent, c/o The Arrow Film Corporation, New York City, dissecting the scenario of THE DEEMSTER, scene by scene, in reference to "General Plotting of the Story," "Motive of the Quarrel," "The Love Interest," and "Minor Suggestions," etc, and offering "suggestions for the consideration of the Company as far as they are still practicable...." This letter is accompanied by a clean carbon of a retyping of the letter, likely intended to circulate within the company; b) an autograph letter, signed, from Caine to A. D. Le Vino, of the Arrow Film Corporation, Hampstead Heath, 28 August 1916, 3pp, octavo, referencing the above letter and congratulating him "...on the Scenario of THE DEEMSTER. It is good indeed. I thought it short. I wrote a long letter making suggestions (addressed to my son care of your Company) & I have since cabled suggesting a few bright, winsome scenes at the beginning to develop Dan's charm & make the people love him before he is plunged in the tragedy. I trust the end as in the book can be followed. But an alternative happy end might be also be taken in case of absolute need..."; c) an autograph letter, signed, from Caine to A. D. Le Vino, of the Arrow Film Corporation, Hampstead Heath, 29 August 1916, 7pp, octavo, dealing extensively with the theme and the details of the story and the production, reading in small part: "It was very good of your President to promise to take again any scene that seemed to require altering. There are a few ... that seem to me to do that, but I feel that some might be added to give depth of emotion to the greater scenes. In my long letter to my son I have indicated these scenes -- the greater scenes, particularly, between Dan & Mona, & Dan & the Bishop. Anything you can do to deepen & heighten the emotion in these scenes will add greatly to the effect of the film. If you can indicate, without offence, that the story of the Deemster is, in effect, the story of the parable of the Prodigal Son, I think it will help the public to follow & sympathise with it. … I should like you to do all you can to develop the death end & to bring it to a high level of spiritual exaltation. It seems to me a little hurried in the scenario. … On secondary points -- could you by any mechanical manipulation of cut film convey the sense of the phantom ship in the scenes of Dan's isolation when he passes through the fishing fleet? Could you introduce the collie dog (if he is a good actor) in the scenes of plague. ... Could you have the dog in the last scene expressing its dumb sympathy with Dan? And Dan (who has Mona beside him) touching the dog's head with a grateful hand? ... Pray grant me your indulgence in making these suggestions. I am very anxious that both your company, you yourself & my son should have a great[?] success with this film." Finally by way of a lengthy postscript Caine adds: "... Do you remember Rossetti's poem & picture of the Blessed Damozel, which shews the girl in heaven looking down on her lover on earth? Do you also remember Mr. Belasco's last scene in the Darling of the Gods where the lovers are seen united on their way to heaven? If so, you will grasp my meaning..."; d) an autograph note, signed, one page, 12mo, Hampstead Heath, 17 August 1916, with envelope, from Caine to the war- time Postal censor, asking for rapid clearance of his mail as it "consists of nothing but instructions for the making of a cinema film ..." - the envelopes that are present each bear censor inspection labels; d) a retained carbon typescript letter, 2pp., from Derwent Caine to "Dear Father," 31 July 1916, quarto, on poor pulp paper stock and thus somewhat chipped and delicate, forwarding LeVino's scenario, asking for Caine's specific reactions and advice about details and the overall interest and success of the adaptation, etc. He notes: "However, I must tell you that we are starting work this afternoon, and naturally a great many scenes will be taken before you will have a chance to see it [the scenario]. But Dr. Shallenberger, the president of the company, says that if you suggest a new beginning to the story, which to us seems at present a little weak, he would take whatever number of scenes required fresh, in order to get Dan placed as more of a gentleman coming down a little more gradually to the fisher life than at present is in the scenario." He indicates the scenario ("only finished a couple of days ago") is being rushed by the first steamer, and the pencil postscript notes that he also included some promotional material for the company's last film (not present); and e) an autograph note, 1 1/2pp., octavo, on letterhead, from Mary Hall Caine, evidently to Arrow Films, enclosing a photograph [not present] of Caine to be used for promotional purposes. The correspondence affords a detailed glimpse into the intimate involvement of a novelist in the film adaptation of one of his books, material the nature of which, for this period, is highly uncommon.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book 16 Tipped-in Plates Limited Edition Signed by Dulac

      Hodder and Stoughton 1916 - This book is in good condition. It has been rebound in blue three quarter leather binding. The original binding has been bound in the rear of the book. There is some wear and rubbing to the outside boards. The hinges are loose. There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind. Top edge gilt, marbles endpapers. This book contains all 16 of Dulac's original tipped-in color plates. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. This is the Limited edition, one of only 350 copies Signed by Edmund Dulac. A rare find in any condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Jakobsleiter. Oratorium. Universal-Edition Nr. 6061.

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

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        3 Ernennungsurkunden für den U-Boot Kommandanten Helmut Vogler - signiert von Erich Raeder].

      Konvolut von drei Ernennungsurkunden für den U-Bootfahrer Helmut Vogler (Bad Oldesloe 23. September 1916 - Englischer Kanal 21. Juli 1944). Jede der drei Urkunden trägt das blindgeprägte Dienstsiegel des Oberbefehlshabers der Kriegsmarine und die eigenhändige Signatur von Admiral Erich Raeder. - Die erste Urkunde vom 1. April 1938 ("Im Namen des Führers und Reichskanzlers") bestätigt die Beförderung des Oberfähnrichs zur See Heinrich Vogler zum Leutnant zur See. Die zweite Urkunde stammt vom 1. Oktober 1939 (Beförderung zum Oberleutnant zur See) die dritte Urkunde stammt vom 1. Juli 1942 (Beförderung zum Kapitänleutnant). - Vogler gehörte der Crew 35 an und erlangte sein eigenes Kommando (U-212) am 25. April 1942. Er starb beim Untergang von U-212 südlich Brighton (Wasserbombenangriff durch die englischen Fregatten Curzon und Ekins). - Die Urkunde von 1942 mit Rostspuren einer entfernten Büroklammer. Sonst und insgesamt gute, gepflegte Exemplare. --- Lot of three promotion certificates, each bearing the relief print seal of the German Supreme Command of the Navy and the signature by the hand of Supreme Commander Admiral Erich Raeder (1876-1960). The certificates mark the promotions of Helmut Vogler (1916-1942). Vogler was member of crew 35 and promoted to Leutnant zur See (April 1st 1938) Oberleutnant zur See (October 1st 1939) and Kapitänleutnant (July 1st. 1942). As commander of U-212 (which he became on April 25 1942) he died on July 21st 1942 - his boat being hit and sunk by depht charges from HMS Curzon and HMS Ekins in the English Channel, south of Brighton. - Mint condition apart from a small paper clip mark and stain on the 1942 certificate.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        BROOK AND RIVER TROUTING: A MANUAL OF MODERN NORTH COUNTRY METHODS. By Harfield H. Edmonds and Norman N. Lee. Smith Settle De luxe edition.

      Smith Settle. Otley, West Yorkshire. - (1916) 2003 4th edition. Edition limited to 60 sets. Ppxiv,106. Colour plates of flies, tipped-in b/w photographs. Full goatskin, matching slipcase. A couple of very small glue spots to some of the flies o/w a fine set. Two volumes, one of text and one containing flies, presented together in one slipcase. One of a de luxe edition limited to 60 sets, 50 numbered and 10 lettered. This is one of the numbered copies. The volume of text is a new printing of the 1997 Smith Settle facsimile edition, on high quality paper and with the sepia photographs tipped-in rather than printed. It has a subscribers list and a limitation page, and contains the new introduction by Leslie Magee. The second volume contains 36 specimen flies together with examples of the materials required to tie them, displayed in ten mounts. The flies were tied by Stuart Bowdin of Nelson, who has signed the limitation page. Both volumes are handsomely bound in full dark-brown goatskin, gilt-lettered and with raised bands, and presented in a buckram and leather slipcase. The 1997 edition mentions this de luxe edition as though it was produced in that year. However the flies were five years in the tying; hence the later date of this edition. The whole edition sold out before publication and is now very hard to find. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd]
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        THE BOOK OF THE DANCE

      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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Le poète assassiné.

      Bibliotheque des Curieux, Paris 1916 - Cm 11,5X18,00, pp. 316. Rilegat. t. tela, tassello e oro. Firma di appart di Massimo Bontempelli al foglio di guardia. Disegno del poeta in antiporta. Le prime e le ultime carte con fioriture.

      [Bookseller: Nuovi Quaderni di Capestrano S.R.L.]
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        Sturm-Postkarte. Bildpostkarte, Motiv von Jacoba van Heemskerck: "Bild 2". Karte an Rentmeister Muche in Ramholz [der Vater von Georg Muche].

      Verlag DER STURM, Berlin 1916 - Berlin, Verlag DER STURM, Poststempel 2.1.1916, 14,3 x 9,4 cm, gelaufene Postkarte mit dem handschriftlichen Text "Es war ein Erfolg! Herzl. Gruss Nell Walden" [und] "Nach der Eröffnung herzl. Grüße aus dem schönen Berlin Euch allen Felix [Salten]." Ferner die Unterschriften von Georg [Muche], Sophie van Leer, Herwarth Walden, Adolf Behne, Elfriede Behne und Nell Walden. Gutes Exemplar. Im Januar 1916 hatte Georg Muche zusammen mit Max Ernst eine Ausstellung im STURM [Ausstellung Nummer 37; vgl. Alms/Steinmetz]. - Sophie van Leer (1892-1953) war die Sekretärin Waldens und veröffentlichte im STURM zwischen 1915 und 1917 Gedichte. Felix Salten (1869-1945) war österreichisch-ungarischer Schriftsteller [eigentlich Siegmund Salzmann]. Adolf Behne (1885-1948) war Kunsthistoriker. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        The American Annual Golf Guide and Year Book 1916

      NY: The Angus Company 1916 - the first issue; 321 pp., folding map; original white-stamped maroon cloth, spine rubbed as are a few of the title letters to the front cover, else very good. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal-Books]
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        Souvenir Serge De Diaghileff's Ballet Russe: With Originals by Leon Bakst and Others. - 1916 American Tour Programme.

      New York: Metropolitan Ballet Company Inc.,, 1916. Quarto (300 × 230 mm). Original mottled brown, hammer-finish card wraps, green silk cord tie, cover image of Nijinsky in Scheherezade by Robert Montenegro in brown with embossed gilt work, title lettering similarly embossed. Sepia frontispiece from a photograph - Nijinsky in Spectre de la Rose - and 8 other similar full-page illustrations including one of Lydia Lopokova, 15 full-page colour illustrations, one of them double-page, the majority costume designs by Bakst, amopng them the famous image of Nijinsky as the Faun in L'Après Midi ?. A little rubbed, particularly at the spine, and with a small - 10 mm square - skinned patch to the cover, unfortunately to the face of the figure, overall very good. An important piece of ballet history, an original souvenir programme from the first American tour of the Ballet Russe, with full-colour illustrations of the sumptuous costumes designs of Leon Bakst. Programme includes brief ballet synopses, an itinerary, and two pages of illustrated advertisements. This is an unusual and highly desirable variant in that it features the superb Nijinsky illustration of on the cover. The more commonly encountered version has an illustration of a seated Bodhisatva. Attractive and highly desirable/.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le poète assassiné.

      Bibliotheque des Curieux, 1916. Cm 11,5X18,00, pp. 316. Rilegat. t. tela, tassello e oro. Firma di appart di Massimo Bontempelli al foglio di guardia. Disegno del poeta in antiporta. Le prime e le ultime carte con fioriture.

      [Bookseller: Nuovi Quaderni di Capestrano]
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        Äthiopische Liturgie.

      Manuskript. 8. (15, 7 x 9, 3 cm.). 122 Bll. Mit 2 Textillustr. u. 1 gr. Diagramm. Durchgeh. beidseit. beschrieb. bzw. illustriert. Holzdeckelband d. Zt. 17-zeilige Handschrift in schwarzer u. roter Tusche auf Ziegenpergament. 2 Bll. m. kreisrunden Löchern. - Kreisrundes Diagramm, darin 13 Quadrate, die jeweils in 2 Diagonalen geteilt sind. Auf Seite 2 befindet sich eine Historie über König Haile Selassie und seiner Ernennung zum Regenten im Jahr 1916.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1916 - 1916 Wisden Original Publisher's Hardback

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

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Little Lady of the Big House

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Signed by Jack London in blue ink at the base of the title page. Very Good, with noticable bubbling to the cloth along edges of front cover, rear near spine and spine, else Near Fine. Light soiling to cloth, light rubbing to pictorial stamping, light strip of fading to top edge of front cover, boards lightly softened at corners. Hinge at last page of text lightly over-opened. An attractive copy, signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        FAIRY TALES

      CLARKE, HARRY. (CLARKE,HARRY)illus. FAIRY TALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN. NY: Brentanos, (printed at Complete Press in England), no date [1916]. Tall thick 4to, grey cloth with black and white oval paste-on surrounded by intricate cloth decoration in black, top edge gilt, 320p., spine slightly sunned else Fine. 1st American edition of Clarke's first illustrated book (identical to British edition except for substitution of Brentano's name on title). It is lavishly illustrated with 16 color plates mounted on heavy stock, with lettered tissue guards, 24 full page black and white plates plus many decorative tailpieces. The illustrations are magnificent. An increasingly scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Studien zur Kriegsgeschichte und Taktik Begegnungsgefechte

      Mit einer Bildbeilage in der Größe vo 92 cm x 54 cm mit dem Titel: Die 11. bayer.Inf.Div. in der Schlacht am Argesul am 2.und.3.Dezember 1916. sowie Die 9.Inf.Div in dem Gefecht bei Virton am 22.August 1914 und Das 1. Res Korps in dem Gefecht bei Gawaiten am 20. August 1914. und 24 Karten.Bildbeilage und Karten in Top Zustand.Dieser Band stand nur im Bücherschrank und hat eben dem alter entsprechend wenige Standschäden.Buchrücken leicht verblasst. Eigentlich wie Neu !!

      [Bookseller: Baumert & Ronge Verlag]
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        BROOK AND RIVER TROUTING: A MANUAL OF MODERN NORTH COUNTRY METHODS. By Harfield H. Edmonds and Norman N. Lee. Smith Settle De luxe edition.

      Smith Settle. Otley, West Yorkshire. - (1916) 2003 4th edition. Edition limited to 60 sets. Ppxiv,106. Colour plates of flies, tipped-in b/w photographs. Full goatskin, matching slipcase. Two volumes, one of text and one containing flies, presented together in one slipcase. A very fine set with slight marks to the slipcase. Leslie Magee's copy. One of a de luxe edition limited to 60 sets, 50 numbered, for sale, and 10 lettered, hors commerce. This is lettered copy G, originally belonging to Leslie Magee who contributed the introduction to this edition. The publisher's note on how to care for the book, originally loosely laid in, has been taped to the first blank end-paper and signed "Leslie Magee, July 2003." The volume of text is a new printing of the 1997 Smith Settle facsimile edition, on high quality paper and with the sepia photographs tipped-in rather than printed. It has a subscribers list and a limitation page, and contains the new introduction by Leslie Magee. The second volume contains 36 specimen flies together with examples of the materials required to tie them, displayed in ten mounts. The flies were tied by Stuart Bowdin of Nelson, who has signed the limitation page. Both volumes are handsomely bound in full dark-brown goatskin, gilt-lettered and with raised bands, and presented in a buckram and leather slipcase. The 1997 edition mentions this de luxe edition as though it was produced in that year. However the flies were five years in the tying; hence the later date of this edition. The whole edition sold out before publication and is now very hard to find. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd]
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        Meyers physikalischer Handatlas. 51 Karten zur Ozeanographie, Morphologie, Geologie, Klimatologie, Pflanzen- und Tiergeographie und Völkerkunde.

      8, IV Seiten und 51 meist faltbare farbige Karten, betitelter OHalbleinen - Einband leicht ber. sonst sehr guter Zustand - 1916. b65641

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1916. First edition. Very Good +. A Very Good+ to Near Fine copy with very slight rubbing at the spine ends and a few spots of soiling to the final pages, but unrepaired and otherwise in very attractive condition. The author's first novel, a semi-autobiographical work, that laid the groundwork for his masterpiece, "Ulysses." This novel is more accessible than some of his later work. It tracks the physical, emotional and psychological growth of a young Joyce as he searches for his voice and his path in life, culminating with the decision to pursue his art abroad: "I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race." "It is a mosaic of jagged fragments that does altogether render with extreme completeness the growth of a rather secretive, imaginative boy in Dublin. The technique is startling, but on the whole it succeeds." -- H. G. Wells. Very Good +.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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