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        Ce que disent nos morts.

      Parix, R. Helleu, 1916.Plein maroquin noir janséniste, dos à nerfs, titre, auteur, date et lieu dorés, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, large bande d'encadrement de maroquin noir ornée d'une frise de fleurs dorée entre un double filet doré sur les contreplats, contreplats et gardes de tabis noir, doubles gardes marbrées, couvertures et dos conservés. Sous étui bordé. [LORTIC]. Infimes frottements aux nerfs et aux mors. [10]ff. Exemplaire n°XLI. Tirage à 4000 exemplaires.Deux illustrations à pleine page et illustrations in-texte à chaque page.Exemplaire enrichi d'un dessin à l'encre de chine de Bernard Naudin au feuillet de justification, avec un envoi signé de l'illustrateur : "Pour l'

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        ANDROCLES AND THE LION, OVERRULED and PYGMALION

      First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without inscriptions or stamps and clean and bright throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has a few short closed tears to the extremities but is without loss or repair. Loosely laid in is an original playbill for "Pygmalion - A Romance", the first production of Bolton Little Theatre in October 1932. The playbill is in very good condition although folded in four. An excellent example. scarce in this condition.This volume contains the first printing of Pygmalion. The play was the later filmed twice, the first in 1938 starring and directed by Leslie Howard and more famously in 1964 under the title My Fair Lady starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison, directed by George Cukor.

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        Hawdoloh und Zapfenstreich. Erinnerungen an die ostjüdische Etappe 1916-18

      - - Erste Auflage/Lexikon deutsch-jüdischer Autoren/Bibliographica Judaica/stern, Werke jüdischer Autoren, 167-168/Mit einer handsignierten original Widmung von Sammy Gronemann an den expressionistischen deutschen Schriftsteller Robert Seitz ,Robert Seitz in Freundschaft, Berlin am 22.X.(19)31. Sammy Gronemann/Sammy Gronemann (1875 in Strasburg, Westpreußen - 1952 Tel Aviv) war jüdischer Schriftsteller. Dramatiker und Zionist. Er zählt zu den bedeutendsten Humoristen und Satirikern im Judentum/sehr gutes Exemplar - Gewicht in Gramm: 298 Jüdischer Verlag, Bln., 1925. 247 S. mit zahlr. Zeichnungen von Magnus Zeller im Text und auf 16 Tafeln, Halbleinen (Einband etwas stockfleckig) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEN, WOMEN AND GUNS

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1916]., 1916. First edition. First U. S. edition. Cloth a bit darkened on the spine, else near fine, in dust jacket with light wear to head of spine, corners and a small chip at the bottom of the front panel. "World War I stories, as told through the eyes of someone who was there, but leavened with humour and an eye for the ridiculous side of human nature. This is a collection of McNeile's early short stories, drawing on his experiences with the Royal Engineers Corps. These are the memoirs which describe the experiences that made him who he was, and gave him his famous name 'Sapper.' The first half is made up of separate stories, the second half is selected accounts from the life of 'Jim Denver' in Ypres and France." A handsome copy and scarce in dust jacket.

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      B. W. Huebsch, New York 1916 - Very good or better, in the publisher's original blue cloth, blind stamped in the cover and in gilt on the spine. Bookplate and gift inscription on front paste down, evidence of another book plate removal on the front end paper. Slightly cocked, corner bumped, shelf wear to edges. gilt somewhat faded on spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elves & Fairies. Verses by Annie R. Rentoul; Edited by Grenbry Outhwaite.

      Folio. 1st Edition. Original cloth, a little shaken and rubbed. 15 large tipped in colour plates; 30 large tipped in black and white plates plus other illustrations in the text. First Edition, Limited to 1500 copies, THIS COPY SIGNED ON THE REVERSE OF THE TITLE PAGE BY THE ARTIST IDA RENTOUL OUTHWAITE. With the original card slip case which is worn and split and lacking one of the bottom turn ins. Enclosed in a custom made cloth solander box. Very Scarce in any case but especially signed. I have been unable to trace another copy in the slip case.

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        The Callender scrap book. England, USA, Austria, Germany, Bermuda, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Malaya, Bombay, Aden, 1916-1950s.

      1916. 382 photographs (various sizes), mostly tipped in to album. Captioned throughout. Includes two exit visas dated 1949, issued by the new Communist Regime. Scrap book documenting the journeys and diplomatic stations of longtime British First Secretary R. T. Callender and his wife Cécile, mainly during the 1930s and 1940s. Shows family life in Britain, Berlin under National Socialist rule, the Rhine Valley, holidays in Tyrol, stations in Bermuda and Shanghai, (some 75 images of the siege of the city and Mao's Communist invasion), Bombay, and, finally, Aden in Oman (the harbour, a military encampment, and the famous wells) and the Suez canal. Several photos have been removed without much care, leaving the album sheets torn in places.

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        Le poŠte assassin‚.

      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.

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        From a vanished German colony : a collection of folklore, folk tales and proverbs from South-West Africa : with an introduction / Odette Saint Lys [Vorr.].

      London ; Dublin : Gypsy Pr., [1916]. - Original-Leinwand, Original-Broschurdeckel miteingebunden, 8°, 195 Seiten, Ex-Libris auf Innendeckel, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt, gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry 1861-1864

      Stillwater, Minnesota: Easton & Masterman Printers, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. [8], 508 pages. Illustrated with 3 folding maps, one map in text, and 11 illustrations including the frontispiece photograph of Gov. Ramsey. Blue cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine. Cloth is split down the rear joint and chipped head and base of spine. Light shelf wear to cloth covers. Front hinge cracked. Some light soiling to the gutter of the first 40 pages. A couple of small repairs to the first 30 pages. Faded W.S.A. initials written on top and bottom text block edges. Previous owner's signature "We??? Stevens Abbott" written vertically on front paste down. This copy has two added orders and a bookplate on the right front flyleaf (see description below). Scattered pencil underlining and marginalia on front end sheets, inside text and on the roster section. Old news clipping regarding Lincoln's 125 Birthday and New England Cavalry facsimile advertisement laid in between pages 190-191 resulted in a brown shadow stain. Cloth binding protected by mylar jacket. Dornbusch I MN. This copy, owned by a relative of soldier(s) from the 1st Regiment, contains several short personal hand written notes in text and roster section. Two added "Orders" were placed inside the book. On the front paste down is a printed copy of Gen. Washington's General Order, Aug. 3, 1776 & Gen. McClellan's General Order, September 6, 1861. Written underneath the order in pencil - "This was in John Hoblitt's Knapsack." Next to the note is a question in pencil - "Who had it?". W. Stevens Abbott name is written in pen on the front paste down next to the order. On the right front flyleaf is the bookplate of Sydney C. Kerkis. A pencil inscription written underneath the bookplate reads, "John Hoblitt, Corporal, Co. "D" 21 years old. Died of Disease 11/20/1861 - There were Three Stevens, Four Abbotts and Two Hoblitts in the Regiment." The second added "Order" is located before page 1. This is a two page printed copy of "Lieut. Col. C. P. Adams' Last Order." Adam's order is loose and contains some pencil underlining and a hard to transcribe note - "I ga??? McClellans f??? at Beverly Post gar." An interesting note on the last page of Chapter 30 - "The First Minnesota at Fredericksburg" (page 275) reads: "Soon after this time Papa was mustered out transferred to Washington D.C. to take charge of Secy. Stanton's private printing - enlisting (for that purpose) in regular army as U.S. Hospital Steward." The "Roster" section contains several notes, check marks, underlining, etc. Some of the notes refer to relatives in the 1st Regiment. The 1st Minnesota Regiment was one of the first to volunteer for service. Governor Ramsey is credited for being the first Governor to volunteer troops for the Union. He happened to be in Washington D.C. at the time of the outbreak of the War. The 1st Minnesota Regiment suffered heavy causalities during its three year service.

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        Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1916. 8vo (23.2 x 15.8 cm). 64 pp. Contemporary quarter crimson calf over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine. Original printed wrappers bound in.l The first description of Einstein's "general theory of relativity"and the first dealing with gravity, not to be confused with his 1905 introduction of the more limited "special relativity". This is the official "Sonderdruck" (offprint) from the "Annalen der Physik", Band 49, printed by Metzger & Wittig in Leipzig, with their number 314 on the title page verso (i.e. the true first edition with the pages numbered [1]-64). It includes a preface and an index that are not present in the Annalen-version. According to Weil, "This separate edition is printed on good, strong paper, the wrappers are of strong material too (163 x 243 mm) and it is described now as "t h e o r i g i n a l e d i t i o n" of this classic paper. ... There are several anastatic reprints of it". The rear wrapper lists seven other Barth publications, nearly all on physics and written by Wien, Planck, and Wiener, ending with Wiener, 1909, and Ziehen, 1916. There is also a little known later (1919) reprint, not listed in Weil, which is also dated "1916". However, in that edition the rear wrapper publication list ends with Lorentz (1919), and Wien (1919)! A clean copy, very slightly trimmed, otherwise unaltered. It is rare to see a copy with the contents and wrappers in such a good state. Horblit, 26c; Weil, 80a; PMM, 408.

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        "O du mein Deutschland". Autograph poem manuscript. N. p., c. 1916/19.

      1916. Large 8vo. 4 lines on 2 pp. "O, du mein Deutschland, so fern, so weit, | O, du mein Heimatland, ich muß dich meiden, | In meinem Herzen muß ich drob leiden, | O, du mein Deutschland". - The reverse with another poem (3 lines, crossed out repeatedly) and 13 exercises in writing "Goebbels" fluently. - Edges slightly frayed.

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        Rendalen. Dens historie og bebyggelse. Skildret av ... Første og Anden del. - Øvre Rendalen. Gårdenes og slektenes historie. Av ... Avsluttet av Hjalmar Bull. 3 bind.

      Kristiania/Oslo 1916-19/1940. 4to. 300; 190, 41; 367 s. Illustr., enkelte i farger, plansjer i farger og s/h. Nyere, solide, skb. med de originale for- og bakomslagene medbundet. Bindenes ytterkanter med noen små sår. Første og annet bind er trykt i 300 nummererte eksemplarer "paa kunsttrykpapir og forøket med otte billeder utført i farvetryk og gravure", hvorav dette er nummer 296.

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        La Religieuse.

      Paris Chevrel 1916In-8 (24 x 16,5 cm.), (8)-311-(10) pp., demi-maroquin bleu, dos à nerfs mosaïqué en trois teintes représentant des grappes de raisin sur un sarment de vigne, filets dorés en encadrement (Vermorel), dos très légèrement passé avec une épidermure à un nerf. Edition avec une préface et des notes de Maurice Tourneux et illustrée de compositions originales à l'eau-forte par Martin Van Maele. En-tête et ornements gravés sur bois par Eugène Dété. Tirage à 250 exemplaires, celui-ci sur vergé d'Arches. Ex-libris du Dr Árpád Plesch (1889-1974), financier international, banquier et avocat hongrois, et propriétaire d'une célèbre collection de livres rares de botanique et de dessins précieux pornographiques. Bel exemplaire finement illustré dans une reliure mosaïquée photographies et détails à la demande.

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        La Religieuse ( illus. van Maele )

      Paris. J. Chevrel, 1916. In-8. 330pp. 10 gravures hors-texte de Martin Van Maele et plusieurs en-têtes et ornaments de Eugene Dete. Tirage à 250 exemplaires - celui-ci l'un des 200 sur papier vergé d'Arches avec les eaux-fortes en état terminé. Très belle reliure (non-signée) en demi-chagrin rouge, le dos joliment mosaiqué. A l'intérieur quelques rousseurs très éparses; mais l'ensemble en très bon état. Peu courant.

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        Mr Britling Sees It Through

      Cassell and Co. Ltd 1916 - The First UK Printing published by Cassell and Co in 1916. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. The correct first issue with blind-stamped olive green boards and gilt titling to the spine. The titling has dulled to the spine. Mild offsetting to the end papers with light spotting to the prelims and to the page edges in a few places. Text block lightly toned and spotted. Free from inscriptions, erasures and markings. Blind-stamp 'Presentation Copy" to the title page. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. It is the correct first issue with no price sticker to the spine. Light markings and edge-wear in places. Mild rubbing and creasing to the upper spine with a small closed tear not affecting the lettering. The wrapper presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. First Printings are virtually never seen in the correct first issue wrapper. The novel enjoyed immense popularity during World War One with its vivid portrayal of life on the home front. Only the second copy we have handled to date. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Spectra; A Book of Poetic Experiments (INSCRIBED to Edward Weston)

      New York: Mitchell Kennerly, 1916. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition; Limited to a small printing said to be 660 copies. INSCRIBED "To Edward Weston/a signal of/amusement/(with seriousness/thrown in)from/Witter Bynner." Small 8vo. 66 pp. Previous bookseller notes and clippings laid in. Original pale grey printed boards, without dustjacket as issued. Light staining to rear board; slight darkening to spine; a near fine copy with a special association. Published by the American poets Arthur Davidson Ficke and Witter Bynner under the pseudonyms of Anne Knish and Emanuel Morgan. They set out to satirize the high seriousness of Imagism and the pretensions of literary movements in general but the hoax was taken seriously by the publish, the press and more than a few poets.

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        You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters

      George H. Doran, 1916 First edition first issue (in rust colored cloth), fine condition, rare in this condition. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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        Thirty Seven Official Photographs Taken on the Western Front During World War One

      Thirty Seven Official Photographs Taken on the Western Front During the Great War, large format black and white images taken by official photographers during the conflict. Reverse of each photograph has typed description and official stamps. Good clear images of trench life, Artillery positions, machine gun troops, tanks, troops resting, captured German troops, various weapons etc. All generally in good condition, some with wear to the corners.

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        THE LUCK OF THE STRONG

      THE LUCK OF THE STRONG London - Eveleigh Nash Company Limited 1916 1st ed. v, vi-vii, (i), [9]-[315], (i), 2pp ads., 8pp catalogue (dated Spring, 1916). Wine red cloth lettered in black on spine and upper board. Spine slightly dulled, minor rubbing, some light foxing else pages clean and tight. About very good. A further collection of sea stories by this cult author, including some notable weird fantasies. Contains eight stories : "Capt. Gunbolt Charity and the Painted Lady;" "Capt. Jat--The Island of the Ud;" "Capt. Jat--The Adventure of the Headland;" "The Getting Even of "Parson" Guyles;" "D.C.O. Cargunka--The Adventure with the Claim Jumpers;" "D.C.O. Cargunka--The Bells of the "Laughing Sally";" "We Too and Bully Dunkan;" "The Stone Ship," and two poems "The Pirates;" "The Stone Ship."

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        Gesammelte Schriften. Erster Band. Kunstkritiker und Kunstmaler. [Mehr ist nicht erschienen]. Mit dem auf dem leeren Vorsatzblatt montierten Original-Fotoporträt von Herwarth Walden (aufgenommen von Marta Wollf, 1914). Hier vom Unterlagekarton gelöste Fotografie.

      Verlag DER STURM., Berlin 1916 - Berlin, Verlag DER STURM. 1916, 24 x 16,5 cm, 154 (6) Seiten, Original-Broschur (aufgehellt), untere Ecke bestossen; unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Rarität! Alma/Steinmetz 276. - Pirsich 666. - Raabe, Autoren des literarischen Expressionismus 322, 35. - Abbildung des Fotoporträts in: Alms/Steinmetz siehe Seite 11. - Auktion 721 Lempertz Köln am 17. November 1995, Los 318 (identischer Abzug, dort auf dem originalen Unterlagekarton mit Aufkleber der Fotografin und mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Walden; Zuschlag umgerechnet EUR 3717); der Auktionskatalog beiliegend. Sprache: Deutsch Original-Broschur (aufgehellt), untere Ecke bestossen; unbeschnittenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Judex

      Publié par "Le Petit Parisien", 1916. Album in8 a l'italienne ficelé, couverture illustée, complet des 24 photographies noir et blanc du film de FUEILLADE produit par la Gaumont. Un petit manque sur la pastille de la couverture, celle-ci salie et brunie mais complete. Album distribué aux exploitants afin qu'ils affichent les photos pour faire la promotion du film. Cet album est resté complet ce qui est d'une extreme rareté.

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        Majoliche e Vetri Arabi. Cairo, 1916.

      1916. Folio (330 x 250 mm). Autograph manuscript with 108 original watercolours. Contemp. blue cloth with gilt stamped label to title. The present manuscript, assembled during the author's visit to Egypt in 1916, documents Islamic ceramics of all kinds (vases, lamps, figurines, plates, glasses, etc.), mostly from archaeological excavations in Fostat near Cairo. Antonio Alisi was a renowed expert on Islamic art, director of the Capodistria Museum and later appointed head of the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza. - Title and most watercolours signed by Alisi. Includes somes correspondence and manuscript material by the author. - Well preserved.

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        Autograph statement (postscript) signed. Vienna, 24. IV. 1916.

      1916. 4to. 2 pp. on bifolium. Regarding the exchange of prisoners between Russia and Austria. The typescript is drafted and signed by Prince Zdenko Lobkowitz (chamberlain to Archduke Charles, soon to be Charles I of Austria). In her note to her husband Charles, Zita discusses the matter, which involves the Spanish embassy, in some detail and requests his decision. Written but a few months before her husband's accession to the throne.

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        "Der Tag". Original typescript poem, signed and dated by Becher. Berlin, 17. VII. 1916.

      1916. 4to. 4 pp. on watermarked Albert Mühle paper, small corrections in ink throughout. Manuscript of a poem written for Rose Thesing, who would become better known under her second married name, Hilferding, as wife and partner of the prominent socialist theorist and anti-Nazi activist Rudolf Hilferding. Dated by Becher in 1916, the poem consists of two sections "Abend" and "Morgen". The ink corrections throughout are small changes to insert capital letters or line breaks where needed, with a couple of small deletions and one word change. - A expressionist poet in his younger years, Becher would later embrace communism and Socialist Realism; following his years in exile during the Nazi period, he settled in East Germany where he became Minister of Culture. - Folded, as for mailing, and with some rumpling and a few creases.

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        In Time of 'The Breaking of Nations'.

      First separate edition; 8vo; original purple wrappers printed in black, sewn with a purple woven thread. One of 25 copies printed, numbered and signed by Clement Shorter, this one being number 12. This poem was written in 1915 and first published in the Saturday Review, 29th January 1916. Very good, covers slightly faded.

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        A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

      B.W. Huebsch, New York 1916 - 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. 299 pages. First printing with MCMXVI on title page and 1916 on copyright page. Condition is Very Good; A very clean, fresh copy, spine not at all faded, very light wear to spine ends, very faint whiteish areas under 'James' on front cover, top edge of text block a uniform light grey (as issued?), endpapers and text are very clean and unmarked with no toning, stains etc. to pages, binding is tight. Scarce in this condition. RGRR [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      The Egoist Ltd, London 1916 - Octavo. 299pp Front inner hinge cracked, chipped at the top of the spine Wear to one of the top corners, otherwise a good sound copy in green cloth. Scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Choko Taikan [The Yangtse Sights].

      Tokyo 1916. 136 full-page b/w photograph plates, including 6 folding panoramas, each with descriptive leaf in English and Japanese languages. Oblong folio. Well-preserved copy bound in publisher's hand-painted silk boards, all edges gilt and in handpainted buckram portfolio by Kohgyo Terazaki. Portfolio weakly marked of use, the book itself near mint. '... fruit of my travels, extending for some ten years, in Central China, during which I took more than one thousand photographs of important cities, towns, commercial and industrial centres, noted historical places and sights, ancient monuments and architectures, and what not that may be found in the Yangtse Valley...In this book are arranged, one after another, the grand and majestic sights and scenes of the Yangtse basin from its upper district of Passhu down to Chingchow and Nanking, in such an order and fashion as to equally appeal to the profound interest of those who are already acquainted with China and of those who are not. Furthermore it has been my effort and hope to give thorough knowledge of geography, history and economic conditions of Central China, that is watered by one of the largest rivers of the world, and where a civilization entirely inherent to the Chinese people has been developed since time immemorial.I wish to invite special attention to the cover design of this album. It is from the brush of Mr. Kohgyo Terazaki, a Japanese artist of great distinction, he himself being a great scholar of things Chinese and an extensive traveler in the great continent which has so many things of interest and import yet to be exploited' [from the preface].

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. ("Kolo"). Salzburg, 30. I. 1916.

      1916. 1½ SS. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An seine Frau Dit(h)a (1883-1968), geb. Mautner v. Markhof: "Gestern waren wir lang aus, daher Ditzi nicht mehr Zeit gehabt hat einen Brief zu dictiren. Vormittags waren wir am Nonnberg und Mönchsberg. Nachmittag in der Stadt, bei Tomaselli jausnen und dann im Kino [...]". - Mit winzigen Randläsuren.

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        "Drama". Eigenh. Manuskript. Wien, vor 1916.

      1916. 1 S. 4to. Veröffentlicht in Altenbergs "Nachfechsung", erschienen 1916 bei S. Fischer in Berlin. - "Ich habe ihn also ›betrogen‹ mit seinem ›besten‹ Freunde. | Eines Sonntag Vormittags, mein Töchterchen und ich ›rüsteten‹ gerade zu einer Landpartie, da erschaute ich ihn, in seinem Büro nebenan sitzend, für uns arbeitend. Plötzlich legte er den Kopf in die Hände und weinte. | Ich sagte zu meinem 9-jährigen heiß geliebten Töchterchen: | Es wird ein Gewitter kommen, wir bleiben heute zu Hause, die neuen Frühlingshüte, die uns der liebe Papa gekauft hat, sollen nicht ruiniert werden wegen nichts und wieder nichts!" - In der gedruckten Fassung erschaut die Erzählerin nicht "ihn" sondern "meinen Gatten". - Das Motiv bzw. die Figur des "Töchterchens" spielte im Werk von Peter Altenberg eine zentrale Rolle. - Auf Briefpapier des Wiener Graben-Hotels. - Horizontale Faltspur. - Ehemals gerahmt und im Passepartoutausschnitt etwas gebräunt.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Marguerite Zelle McLeod"). [Paris], 20. VIII. 1916.

      1916. 8vo. 8 pp. on 4 ff. (conjoined leaves). With a contemporary photograph of her in costume. To "Monsieur Petitpied". A wartime letter by Mata Hari in which she tells him about her life, her friends, and about Paris: "Me voilà déjà presque deux mois en voyage et il est vrai je ne vous ai pas encore donné de mes nouvelles. C'était un peu de votre faute parceque un jour que j'étais venue du consulat pour ces papiers inévitables, vous m'aviez reçu un peu brusquement. Peut-être étiez vous énervé ; ou ennuyé, soit - j'ai cru qu'il serait plus sage de ma part de ne pas venir inutilement vous déranger et voilà la raison pour laquelle je suis partie sans vous dire adieu. Tant mieux si je me suis trompée et si vous le désirez je serai toujours heureuse de vous écrire de temps en temps. Me voilà à Paris et comme vous voyez descendue au Gd. Hôtel. Ce n'est pas ce qu'il y a de mieux mais c'est central et j'ai trop d'essayages à faire pour ce que je habiterais plus loin. J'ai le grand bonheur jusque ici d'avoir mes amis en vie malgré qu'ils sont au front depuis le premier jour de la guerre et en première ligne. Quand ils sont en congé je leur suis tout ce que je puisse être, comme femme, et quand ils n'y sont pas, je suis la "marraine". D'abord je me suis amusée des marraines parceque il y a des ridicules, mais au fond il y a quelquechose de bien gentil, de bien Français, et voilà, que moi aussi je le suis devenue. [...] L'atmosphère de Paris est toujours Parisienne, il y a l'imprévu et on a le sourire, sans savoir pourquoi. On a envie d'être gracieuse, aimable, parceque on l'est envers vous. Je pense sérieusement à revenir vivre ici, mais je n'ose en parler encore au Baron v d C. [Cappelen, one of her lovers] Je sais que je lui ferai beaucoup de chagrin et alors j'attends". - Her border-crossing and powerful connections would see her executed as a spy the following year. - On Grand Hotel stationery; light toning; together with a period photograph of her in costume.

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        MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER

      - FRYER,JANE EAYRE. THE MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER: ADVENTURES AMONG THE DOLL PEOPLE. Phil: Winston (1916). 4to (7 x 9 1/4"), cloth, pictorial paste- on, fine. One of the nicest volumes in Fryer's series and the rarest in complete condition. This teaches good little girls how to grow up to be good little house- keepers, told through the lives of a family of dolls. Illustrated with silhouettes by JULIA GREENE, and in color with the frontispiece plus all furniture by ALBERT MOWITZ. This copy is COMPLETE WITH ALL FURNITURE AND THE 9 PAPER DOLLS (including Lucinda a Black doll). Presented in the form of a fantasy narrative, all aspects of housekeeping are covered here, from sweeping and dusting to afternoon tea - lovingly told without preaching, and charmingly illustrated. Copies like this are rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Ein Traum". Typed manuscript signed ("Franz Kafka"). [Prague, 1916].

      1916. Folio (338 x 211 mm). 2½ pp. on rectos only of a bifolium and a single sheet. With six autograph emendations (including the insertion of the word "und"). Signed typescript of Kafka's short story "Ein Traum" ("A Dream"). "Josef K. träumte...": Kafka's eerie evocation of a dream, in which Josef K. walks on a beautiful day in a cemetery, only to be confronted by his own freshly-dug grave. Although the use of the character "Josef K." suggests a connection with Kafka's novel "The Trial", "Ein Traum" does not obviously conform to the structure and narrative viewpoint of the novel, and seems always to have been a distinct work. The piece first appeared in the collection "Das jüdische Prag", published in Prague by the editors of the Zionist journal "Selbstwehr" early in 1917. It is apparent that the present, previously untraced typescript is the one sent in by Kafka for this purpose: not only does the recorded provenance go back to the editor of "Selbstwehr", Siegmund Kaznelson, but the text of the typescript conforms precisely with the variants of the "Das jüdische Prag" version (notably "anderen" for "andern" on f. 2, lines 22f.). Two other typescripts of the story, one known only from a photocopy, are recorded by the editors of the "Schriften" (Drucke zu Lebzeiten, Apparatband, S. Fischer, 1992, pp. 356ff.): as those, the present version bears minor typographical corrections in Kafka's hand; the paper size of the present typescript is very close to that of their T1. - With printer's annotations ("½ fett Petit", corrected to "Einfache Petit") and number "3" in pencil at upper margin of p.1, as well as a note of publication in "Selbstwehr. Das jüd[ische] Prag". Provenance: Submitted by Kafka to the Zionist periodical "Selbstwehr", at the time edited by Siegmund Kaznelson (1893-1959). Kaznelson was married to Lisa Weltsch, whose cousin Felix was a close friend of Kafka's and was to serve as editor of the "Selbstwehr" from 1919 to 1938. Presented to an unidentified collector by Kaznelson in Berlin, March/April 1936 (note in Hebrew at foot of manuscript); last in a distinguished Israeli collection. Extremely rare: no comparable Kafka typescript is recorded in international auction records of the past four decades.

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        El Koran. Das heißt Die Lesung. Übertragen durch Lazarus Goldschmidt. Berlin, Brandus, 1916.

      1916. Folio (285 x 392 mm). 214, (2) pp. With illustrated double title page and decorations after old manuscripts by Lazarus Goldschmidt. Original giltstamped morocco with two clasps. All edges gilt. No. 7 of 29 de luxe copies on Japanese vellum (total issue: 240 copies). "The finest German Qur'an produced in the 20th century" (Enay). Lavishly designed in the style of the old oriental manuscripts and printed in Delitsch's Roman type, specially cut for this work. Goldschmidt's literal transcription follows the text of the Flügel edition. The magnificent binding is well preserved with only occasional minor rubbing. Formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. Rodenberg 445. Enay 121.

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        JOHN WISDEN'S CRICKETERS' ALMANACK FOR 1916

      John Wisden & Co. Ltd 1916 - Original publisher's paper wrappers. A fine copy, free from wear and remarkably bright and crisp. An exceptional copy. The rarest Wisden of the twentieth century, containing the obituary of W.G. Grace. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Strelets: sbornik vtoroi. With contributions by Burliuk, Mayakovsky and others in the Hylea group. Russian Futurist journal: The Archer Second Collection.

      Petrograd: Strelets. Very Good+. 1916. First Edition. Hardback. Important anthology with contributions from the radical Cubo-Futurists "Hylea" and early Symbolists. Complete and in excellent condition. Bound in later cloth-backed boards with original wrappers designed by Kulbin neatly bound in. 26.5x20cm. Pages unopened (uncut). One colour tipped-in plate by N Kulbin. Publisher's mark (an archer) by David Burliuk. The paper of this second collection is noticably different from that of the first. ; Hellyer 493. With contributions by Evreinov, Kamensky, Khlebnikov, Kulbin, Kuzmin, Mayakovsky, Rozanova, Sologub. .

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        A Handbook of Arabia. Volume I: General. Volume II: Routes. London, H. M. Stationery Office (Frederick Hall, Oxford) and (vol. 2) Admiralty War Staff, Intelligence Division, [1916]-May 1917.

      1916. 8vo. (3)-708, (2) pp., XV pp. of plates. With four folding maps within pouch inside lower cover. 519, (3) pp., IX pp. of plates. Lacks the map, but with a different, supernumerary map within pouch inside lower cover. Modern (vol. 1) and original (vol. 2) blue cloth with giltstamped cover and spine titles (vol. 2 with closing fore-edge flap). Only edition of this rare, secret Naval Intelligence Handbook, compiled by D. G. Hogarth, Keeper of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (and close friend of T. E. Lawrence) for the British Admiralty's new Naval Intelligence Division, intended for the exclusive use of British officers operating on the Arabian Peninsula during the Great War. Although the information contained was classified as confidential, it could "in certain cases be communicated to persons in H.M. Service below the rank of commissioned officer", though officers exercising this power were warned to impart such data only with "due caution and reserve". As the introductory "Note" informs the reader, "The sources from which this work has been compiled include native information obtained since the outbreak of the war [...] Separate chapters are devoted to each of the great districts of Arabia [...] After the area of the territory under review has been defined, its physical character is described unter the subsections of Relief and Climate. Then follow social and political surveys of the district, the former usually arranged under the sub-headings of Population, Life and Appliances, Products and Trade, Currency, and Weights and Measurements, the latter describing the system of Government, Recent History, and Present Politics. The last section of such a chapter is purely geographical and is devoted to the Districts of the territory [...] In a composite chapter, such as that on the Gulf Coast, dealing with several independent territories, the same general arrangement, when practicable, has been followed for each area [...] The plates at the end of each volume have been chosen to illustrate the varieties of country which are characteristic of Arabia". The second volume is devoted "mainly to detailed routes, preceded by two chapters on methods of transport and lines of communication [...] Chapters have been incorporated on Meteorological Observations, Hygiene and Disease, and Vocabularies". All four maps of the first volume (Districts and Town; Orographical Features; Land Surface Features; Tribal Map) are present as called for; the "Key Map of Routes" in the second volume has been replaced by an orographical map of Palestine and Trans-Jordan (1933). While the first volume (I. D. 1128) has been rebound to style (lacking the half-title noting the confidential character of all information contained), the second volume (C. B. 405) is preserved in its original binding as issued, bearing also the copy number "Copy 117" in gilt on the upper cover. A Note of Confidentiality calls attention to "the penalties attaching to any infraction of the Offical Secrets Act". Stamps on flyleaf and pastedown trace its provenance to the Royal Central Asian Society, founded in 1901, and the book remained on the shelf of that Society's secretary when it was renamed the "Royal Society for Asian Affairs" in 1975. This ownership is cancelled in ballpoint, with a note "Sold to Mr. M. Graham" (i.e., Murray Graham, British collector and exploration agent in Arabia, d. 2008). Acquired from UK trade. OCLC 29922535, 775016994. Not in Macro.

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        Two photograph albums of a British WWI soldier in the Palestine Campaign. Palestine and Egypt, 1916-1918.

      1916. Two albums: 116 and 116 (together 232) black-and-white photographs (vintage prints), mostly c. 8 x 6 cm, set in window pages (square and round windows). Meticulously captioned throughout in white and yellow paint. Two photograph albums belonging to a British medical officer serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign during the latter part of the First World War. While a few of the images show the fading typical of private photo collections of the type, the majority has retained surprisingly crisp contrast, and many contain fine, well-differentiated detail in spite of the extreme lighting conditions under which they were taken, indicating an unusual proficiency of the photographer in exposing and developing his films. Edward Guest, who has signed his name to both inside front covers, served in the 2/1st East Anglian Field Ambulance, part of the 54th Division's Royal Army Medical Corps in the Territorial Force. The first album offers "photographs of the Suez Canal Zone. Ap[ri]l 1916 to Xmas 1916"; the second "contains views of the advance made by the British across the Sin[ai] desert into Palestine 1917-18". The albums are inscribed "Book 2" and "Book 3", respectively; a former "Book 1", which probably contained photographs of army training in Britain, is not preserved with the set. Among the diverse subjects are the Canal and its environs, the officers and men of the Field Ambulance, "light railways running to outposts", trenches, fortifications, and tent camps (with scenes of camp life), an Indian camel corps and transport camels used as ambulances, fishing from pontoon bridges, as well as views of the desert, an expedition into Sinai, shell-shocked men in Gaza, the ruins of shelled buildings, "Turks amo' train after naval gunnery", camping in a dried-up wadi, soldiers' graves in the desert, "laying telegraph wires" (by camel), "making a railway cutting", a railway accident, a cannon captured from the Turkish army, irrigation pumps and vegetation in Palestine, a "Beduin of Palestine", "Arab girls of P[alestine]", humongous desert insects, market scenes and merchants, grilling camel flesh, and ultimately, street scenes in Jerusalem, views of the city, the Mosque of Omar, and Jericho. - The 54th division was moved to the Egyptian Expeditionary Force under General Murray in 1916 and garrisoned the southern part of the Suez Canal. It later joined in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, suffering heavy losses in the Second Battle of Gaza and fighting in the successful Third Battle of Gaza under General Bulfin. By the end of 1917 General Allenby's forces had taken Jerusalem.

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        Bilder aus Palästina, Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai. 100 Bilder nach Photographien mit erläuterndem Text. Berlin, Reimer, 1916.

      1916. Oblong folio. 106 illustrations on 50 plates, each with separate title, in various sizes. With text booklet (2 ff., 16 pp.). Original half cloth portfolio. Rare photographic work documenting important cities and parts of the countryside in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Egypt, and Palestine. Most of the photos were taken by the author during his travels between 1905 and 1915. The images of northern Hejaz, Mecca, and Medina, which Moritz was unable to visit, were taken by Turkish friends. The images also show the construction of the Hejaz Railway between Damascus and the holy sites of Mecca and Medina, as well as views of Medina, Mecca, Jeddah, Petra, and Jerusalem. - Plates and text are well preserved; portfolio shows slight traces of repairs.

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        THREE YEARS AMONG THE INDIANS AND MEXICANS

      Missouri Historical Society, 1916., St. Louis - First edition thus. 8vo. Limited to 365 copies, of which this is copy 61. Originally printed in 1846. Two-tone quarter cloth and boards, 316 [1] pp., preface, teg, introduction, frontispiece [portrait of Thomas James], illustrated, plates, portraits, appendix, bibliography, index. Wagner/Camp/Becker 121 says "The first copy to become known in recent years was that of the Missouri Historical Society, which issued a reprint in 1916, edited by Walter B. Douglas." "Not only did General James participate in the beginning of the American Fur trade, but also he was one of the first to venture into New Mexico and to begin trade with Santa Fe, the story of which takes up much of his reminiscence." This copy is signed in pencil on the front fly leaf as "Property of Stella Drumm, St. Louis." Stella Drumm was archivist at the Missouri Historical Society and edited Susan Magoffin's Down The Santa Fe Trail. Additionally there is a typed note laid-in and dated 4/13/77 to Dear Mr. Mintz over the signature of Elizabeth F. Dunlap. Mintz was Lannon W. Mintz who authored the bibliography The Trail which was of publications of the travelers on the Overland Trail to California, etc. during the years 1841-1864. Front pastedown sheet lightly cracked at the spine and minor wear to spine ends and corners, else a near fine, clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cours de linguistique générale. Publié par Charles Bally et Albert Sechehaye. Avec la collaboration de Albert Riedlinger.

      1916 1 broché, couv. imp., bas du dos lég. déchiré avec petit manque de papier, ex-libris dans la marge sup. du premier plat. in-8 de 336 pp. + 1 f. d'errata ; Lausanne et Paris, Payot & Cie, 1916, Edition originale. Très rare.En français dans le texte 346.

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        A Book of Burlesques

      New York: John Lane, 1916. First edition. Red cloth, fine in dust jacket. Schrader's binding "a". One of the rarest of Mencken dust jackets. The Frederick Schiff copy, with bookplate. Only 789 copies of the edition were sold. Schrader A 14.1.a.

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        Le Canard enchainé, 1916-1919. Première année : N° 2 à 26 de Juillet à Décembre 1916 - Deuxième année : N° 27 à 78, du 3 Janvier 1917 au 26 décembre 1917 - Troisième année : N° 79 à 130, du 2 Janvier 1918 au 25 décembre 1918 - Quatrième année : N° 131 à 150, du 2 Janvier 1919 au 14 Mai 1919.

      Du N°2 (12 juillet 1916) au N° 150 (14 mai 1919). On ajoute la photocopie du N° 1. Reliure d'attente (demi-toile abimée, papiers des plats déchirés), papier jauni, bordures fendillées par endroits, manque de papier sur le N° 110 du 7 Août 1918 (manque la partie inférieure des pages), le N° 131 du 1er Janvier 1919 (manque la partie latérale du premier feuillet), et le N° 132 du 8 Janvier 1919 (manque la partie inférieure du premier feuillet), notes manuscrites sur le dernier feuillet du N° 62 du 5 septembre 1917, déchirure sans manque sur le dernier numéro. Ouvrage rare.Le Canard enchaîné est un hebdomadaire satirique français, paraissant le mercredi. Fondé le 10 septembre 1915 par Maurice Maréchal, Jeanne Maréchal aidés par Henri-Paul Deyvaux-Gassier , cest lun des plus anciens titres de la presse française actuelle, notamment le plus ancien titre de presse satirique encore actif. Depuis les années 1960, c'est aussi un journal d'investigation qui révèle nombre d'affaires scandaleuses.Pour lhistorien Laurent Martin, ce journal très attaché à la protection des sources d'information des journalistes représente « une forme alternative de presse qui na guère déquivalents en France et dans le monde »Son nom fait malicieusement allusion au quotidien L'Homme libre édité par Georges Clemenceau, qui critiquait ouvertement le gouvernement de lépoque. Ce journal (en français familier, ce « canard ») dut alors subir la censure, et son nom fut changé en LHomme enchaîné. Sinspirant de ce titre, Maurice et Jeanne Maréchal décidèrent dappeler leur propre journal Le Canard enchaîné.La première série, faite avec des moyens limités, se termine au cinquième numéro. Le journal renaît cependant le 5 juillet 1916, point de départ de la série actuelle. Le titre du journal a connu une variante : Le Canard déchaîné, du 15 octobre 1918 au 28 avril 1920.Le canard qui orne la couverture et la manchette du journal chaque semaine a été dessiné par Henri Guilac. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Etudes de lépidoptérologie comparée, fasc. XI, 1° et 2° partie

      Rennes, Oberthür, 1916 ; in-8, brochétexte et portraits : 288 pp., 7 planches de dessins in-texte (A à G), 28 figures in-texte, 1 planche N&B (H) + 14 portraits N&B, 1 ff.n.ch. (Table des matières) ; planches : 43 pp., 59 planches couleurs (CCCXVI à CCCLXXII, + CCCXXIIbis et CCCLXXIIbis). Contient : la réalité de l'idée de genre est démontré par les Catagrammidés, lépidoptères de Madagascar, observations biologiques sur les insectes de la Côte d'Ivoire, portraits de lépidoptéristes (3° série) ; le volume est bien complet et fait partie d'un ensemble de 23 volumes édités entre 1904 et 1925, la série complète est rarissime ! Bon état, dos fendu et dérelié, convertures légèrement défraichies, mais intérieur bien frais et non coupé pour la partie texte et portraits, et quelques rousseurs dans le texte de la partie planches, mais les planches sont bien fraiches.

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        Poème contre le grand crime 1916.

      Edition de le Revue "Demain". Genève 1916, in-8° broché. 51 pages. Couverture illustrée. Edition originale dont il n'est annoncé que trois exemplaires sur Hollande. Celui-ci sur papier vergé. Très bel état.

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        Catalogue Raisonné of Books printed and published at The Doves Press, 1900-1916.

      Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1916. Frontispiece silverpoint portrait of Cobden-Sanderson by Auguste Legos tipped in. One of 150 copies on paper, printed in red and black. Pp. 96. Sm. 4to., spectacularly bound by Lester Capon in 1992, signed and dated on lower turn-in, full green morocco with recessed vellum panel on upper cover, tan morocco label lettered in gilt with onlaid strips of red, green, burgundy and tan morocco which are continued as painted lines across the vellum panel, all edges gilt. Housed in the original grey felt-lined clam shell box with black morocco spine label. Booklabel of Sir Theodore Brinkman inside the box. Inserted loose are letters between Lester Capon and Sir Theodore Brinkman who commissioned the binding in 1991. Capon writes about the design which "is based on an architectural canon which is used in printing to divide up the page, producing the area for the text". Brinkman was thrilled with the extremely pleasing result.

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