R.M. Smythe & Co. to hold Internet auction of historical materials including autographs and more.. On October 1, 2007, R.M. Smythe & Co. will hold an Internet auction on eBay live of an eclectic collections of historical materials including autographs, photographs, ephemera, books and Americana.
and Wounded Soldiers...”1916. Legal folio, staple bound. Lists all hospitals in England, with breakdowns of how many beds in each and which are already filled. Minor stains and wear, overall very good.
796 WORLD WAR I: THE FRENCH SOLDIER ($10-Up)
Pamphlet, “Le Fantassin Francais / The French Soldier.” In English and French. Paris, G. de Malherbe et Cie., . Narrow oblong 8vo, brown paper. A celebration of the resolve and history of French arms, for her English-speaking allies in the Great War. Toned, some soiling, overall good/very good.
797 WORLD WAR I: INJURIES AND DISEASES OF WAR 1918 ($5-Up)
“Injuries and Diseases of War. A Manual Based on Experience of the Present Campaign in France.”London, His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1918. Small 12mo, no cover. First [title] page detached but present, else good/very good.
798 WORLD WAR I: KODAK ADVERTISEMENT “At the Front” ($10-Up)
Advertisement for the Eastman Kodak Company, from Leslie’s Weekly , touting the new “autographic” feature that shows when a photo was taken. Edge defects, overall very good.
799 WORLD WAR I: LONDON HOSPITAL GAZETTE 1916 ($10-Up)
“The Gazette of the 3rd London General Hospital Wandsworth,” vol. I, no. 9, 6/1916. Small 8vo, orange paper with coat of arms on cover. Excellent war effort content, numerous illustrations. Fine.
800 WORLD WAR I: MEDICAL OFFICER’S NOTES  ($10-Up)
Two Note Pad booklets from the US Army Expeditionary Force Medical Dept., both used by Lt. Col. [later General] A.E. Bradley, each filled out, one on a trip to Edinburgh. With two check books, partly used. All very good.
801 WORLD WAR I: WAR WOUNDS  ($75-Up)
including 36 Photographs, 11 of drawings showing medical procedures, three or four of medical personnel, but the majority showing war wounds, definitely not for the faint of heart! With a related drawing and TLS.
802 WORLD WAR I: MEDICAL PAMPHLET ($10-Up)
“The International Conference Paris 14th May 1917 Catalogue, A Collection of Fracture Apparatus Used in the British Army.”8vo, green paper. Shows new methods for setting and holding fractured limbs. Good condition.
803 WORLD WAR I: MEDICAL PAMPHLETS  ($50-Up)
Excellent group of items on for the soldier and surgeon in the field. Includes six General Orders and memoranda, five of them concerning the threat of venereal disease. With two pamphlets giving information to patients at the Eastbourne Convalescent Hospital. Also with a Red Cross pamphlet and a fascinating “confidential” card with instructions for soldiers to prevent the spread of venereal disease. All very good. Fascinating!
804 WORLD WAR I: THE MILITARY SURGEON  ($20-Up)
Two volumes of the 4to publication “The Military Surgeon,” vol. XL no. 5, 5/1917, and vol. XLII, no. 3, 3/1918. Pencil owner’s signature on 1918 volume. Both in very good condition.
805 WORLD WAR I: MILITARY SURGERY, 1918 ($30-Up)
Book “Military Surgery.”Dunlap Pearce Penhallow, London, Oxford Medical Publications, 1918. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering, gilt spine. No jacket. Author’s presentation card clipped to front pastedown. Lightly shaken. Pinholes, soiling, and bumping of cover. Paper clip rust and impression.