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        Der Mord im Kastanienwäldchen oder Die ereignislose Hochzeitsnacht. Original-Lithographien von Franz Christophe.

      F. Gurlitt,, Berlin, 1919 - Berlin, F. Gurlitt, 1919. 51 + 3 S. OHpgm. EA. Nr. 169 von 700 Expl. mit der eighd. Signatur des Künstlers. Mit sieben Tafeln, davon sechs koloriert. - Der Venuswagen. Privatdrucke der Gurlitt-Presse. Erste Folge, Band V, - Kl. Exlibris-St. a. V., geringfügig stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. Die beiden Schließen sind vorhanden. Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        The Escape of Alice A Christmas Fantasy. Together with Snow for Christmas - All Variants. Together with Christmas Cards from Starrett

      Cedar Rapids, IO: Torch Press. 1919. First Edition, one of 200 copies only, inscribed by Starrett, to fellow Sherlockian Charles Honce. "This strange ghost out of / my sentimental youth/I wish it were better / worth his while / Vincent Starrett / Chicago: 19 January, 1941", and also signed by Starrett on the front blank. 8vo; 28pp; brown wrappers with title in black on front panel, silk ties, spine split, brown wrappers rumpled at edges, small black dot at lower left front corner, near fine. Starrett starts his parody, "The red linen covers opened slightly, and a little girl slipped out, leaving behind her a curious vacancy in one of the familiar pictures signed with Mr. Tenniel&#39;s initials." He ends with, "&#39;What have you there?&#39; asked the stranger, looking at the book in the old man&#39;s hand. &#39;Alice in Wonderland?&#39; Charming thing! What do you ask for it?&#39; &#39;Not this copy,&#39; said the old man, firmly. &#39;This is my personal copy. This is one book you cannot buy.&#39;" (1)& with & (2)SNOW FOR CHRISTMAS. [Glencoe:] Baskerville, 1935. First Edition, #111 of 125 copies only, signed by the printer, Henry Dierkes. 8vo; vegetable parchment over boards, title printed in gold italic along with author&#39;s name, wrappers a bit brittle with some closed tears, about fine.& with& (3)SNOW FOR CHRISTMAS. Another copy, variant binding, vegetable parchment paper wrappers, spine printed in red with author and title, #19, hand-numbered but not signed, in red publisher&#39;s slipcase, spine chipped with loss of title, slipcase a little rumpled, very good.& with& (4)SNOW FOR CHRISTMAS. Another copy, variant binding, copy hand-numbered #18, but not signed, vegetable vellum wrappers with glue stains on inside front turn-ins and offsetting to front and rear free endpapers where vegetable vellum is folded over, red publisher&#39;s wrapper with label printed in red with title and author, wrapper with edges chipped and rumpled, very good.& with& (5)SNOW FOR CHRISTMAS. Another copy, variant binding, vegetable vellum wrappers, front cover with paper label printed in red with author and title, hand-numbered #45 but not signed, spine chipped in four places, very good.& with& (6)SNOW FOR CHRISTMAS. Page proofs, loose, signed by Starrett on the verso of the last page before the colophon, page size: 6 1/4 x 9 1/2" while the book&#39;s trim size is 5 3/8 x 7 7/8".& (7)SNOW FOR CHRISTMAS. Another set of Page Proofs, as above but the signature of Starrett occurs on the colophon. & with& (8)Christmas Card, "After Much Striving for Fame" by Starrett Christmas: 1933, signed with a message by Starrett, fine in original envelope. & with& (9)Christmas Greeting with passage from "Autobiography" by Starrett, signed by the author below his printed name, in which Starrett says, "Now, an obscure monger of dreads and drolls, I ride a larger hobby--the collecting of other men&#39;s books. True happiness and true humility. Well, Merry Christmas!" fine in original envelope. & with& (10) Christmas Greeting, inscribed by Starrett and dated 1931, to T. F. Craggs, Jr. , printing a portion of his Autobiography starting, "Once a newspaper man always a whore..." fine in original envelope. & An extraordinary lot of material from Vincent Starrett, noted bibliophile, journalist, essayist, poet, novelist and distinguished scholar of detective fiction and Sherlock Holmes, considered one of the finest writers about books and bookmen. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/3354.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Introduction To Mathematical Philosophy

      London; Allen & Unwin; 1919; - 1st ed.; VG, own. inscr., spine slightly faded & slt wear to h/t of spine; approximately 1100 copies of the 1st ed. were printed, an important & very scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Walt Barrie Rare Books]
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        THE COLLECTED POEMS OF RUPERT BROOKE

      Philip Lee Warner,Publishers to the Medici Society,Ltd.,1919. LIMITED EDITION.4to.One of 1000 copies printed in the Riccardi fount on handmade Riccardi paper.This copy 767.Frontis portrait and engraved title page cut on wood by Gwen Raverat.Top edge gilt,other edges untrimmed.Fine leather binding of recent full blue morocco,raised bands,gilt.Single gilt ruled border on boards.A lovely copy of this beautifully produced volume.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        My Man Jeeves

      Newnes 1919 - London F/F This is the first issue with wine red cloth .There are two states one with salmon cloth and one with wine red with no precedence .I have handled at least 20 copies of this title and some have had fade but the wine red cannot fade to salmon and I have 3 fine copies of the latter.This copy is fine with no defect which includes inscriptions rubbing tears stains or foxing .The wrapper is 70% original and has been blended with a facsimile ., a wonderful copy .The first issue wrapper which appears in Mcilvaine is extremely rare and it maybe that there is some connection with the two different cloth states .Mcilvaine describes the colour as red and that presumably would have been from the copy with the first issue wrapper but who knows all part of the fun . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        MY MAN JEEVES.

      George Newnes Limited. London. ND. 1919 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 251pp, 2pp publishers adverts. McIlvaines correct first issue with Butler & Tanner listed as printers and book measuring 11.1 x 17.5 cms. (the Newnes reissue of 1920 is also undated and looks very similar but lists the printers as Hazell, Watson and Viney and the book is larger, measuring 12 x 18.4 cms). Indentation to the front blank free endpaper where some pencil writing has been erased otherwise a fine copy in the original salmon pink cloth with blind stamped decorations to the front board. The spine lettered and decorated in black. A superior copy with sharp corners and the cloth still bright and clean. McIlvaine A22a.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        My Man Jeeves

      George Newnes, Limited, London 1919 - 251pp, [3]. Rebound in modern full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, calf title label to second panel, author to fourth, covers with gilt single fillet border, a.e.g. Externally fine, internally one or two spots of foxing to margins, but generally clean. Only four of the eight stories are about Jeeves. Jasen 23 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Richard Cumberland Critic and Friend of the Jews With an edition of THE JEW abridged by Ernestine P. Franklin [editor].

      Bloch publishing Co, New York, N.Y. 1919 - XV + 124 pages. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS) to "Dear Klarkash-Ton" [Clark Ashton Smith] written on both sides of a single sheet of plain 5 1/2" x 9 inch paper, signed "E'ch-Pi-El." The letter is not dated, but is accompanied by an envelope addressed to Smith in Lovecraft's hand which is postmarked 21 March 1932. The envelope has Lovecraft's full signature and 10 Barnes Street return address in his hand on the verso.

      - A chatty letter, relating literary news about himself and their fellow writers of weird fiction: the demise of Swanson's GALAXY magazine, which "died a-borning!," the purchase of a new fountain pen at Woolworth's, his aversion to "composing" on the typewriter ("the very sight of the damn thing empties my mind of all connected ideas and images"), typing a circulation copy of "Witch House" (when he "can get the nerve" to do so), his plan to "fix up a new note book of daemonic plots" as "I've lent my old one -- used since 1919 -- to various brother fantaseers from time to time, & it's just about worn to pieces," and the progress of stories by various mutual acquaintances. "Tucked into this letter, is one of those fragments of weird fiction that emerge spontaneously in some of Lovecraft's letters (though usually during the critique of some work by the recipient). Here, Lovecraft mentions that during a visit to a local museum he 'came upon a black, gleaming specimen which certainly cannot be other than an eikon of Tsuthoggna! It was a semi-shapeless congeries of nighted curves -- squat & swollen, & with a curious suggestion of flabby viscosity despite the superficially petrific composition. [and it] left little room for doubt that it once stood in some curtained niche. of some such arcane delver as Athlaphoros, who dwelt in the Street of the Alembics & vanished suddenly shortly before the desertion of the city.' All pretty juvenile, no doubt, but the boyish exuberance is hard to resist." - Robert Eldridge. Faint fold creases, else fine, with "Mar 21, 1932" later added in pencil at top of first page. Good content. (#114496) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        LA CATALUNYA PINTORESCA

      Salvat-Papasseit Llibreters. Impressor Altés. - Barcelona. 1919. 3f+50Pág+3f. 33X26. Tela. 5 fascicles de 10 gravats cada un amb text de Francesc Pujols i pròleg d'en Joan Sacs. Bon estat. Magnífic. Ref 7.2 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Despair-----a Holograph --- ( Handwritten By HPL ) --- Copy Signed By the Author, H P Lovecraft ( Published in Collected Poems, The Ancient Track, and Beyond the Wall of Sleep)

      No Place: No Publisher, 1st Edition, 1919 ( Arkham house Association ) - ----------holographic (COMPLETELY hand written by LOVECRAFT) manuscript for the poem, Despair, with a nice clear signature and date at the end by the master himself, purchased from the granddaughter of the publisher ( Horace L Lawson ) of the Wolverine magazine, a periodical which published at least 5 H P Lovecraft pieces, the Wolverine published Arthur Jermyn in March 1921 ( Joshi 1-B-i-2 1), The Nameless City in November 1921 ( Joshi 1-B-i-37 ), The Street in December 1920 (Joshi 1-B-i-45), The Vivisector in June 1921 (Joshi 1-B-ii-238) and On the Return of Maurice Winter Moe, Esq. in June 1921 ( Joshi 1-B-iii-137 ). there is no record of Despair having been published by The Wolverine, this 2 page poem is completely holographic (in Lovecraft's hand), written on brown paper (the reverse is actually an order form for a Book Club) and has the date 192__, Lovecraft has signed this as H P Lovecraft and dated the piece February 1919, as well he has written a note in the corner stating that this poem appeared in Pine Cones June 1919, this is certainly from 1919, or at least 1920 when The Wolverine was publishing HPL pieces, the poem is completely legible although some of the letters are a bit faded, the 2 pages have been paper taped on the verso as this was framed by Lawson, there is no bleeding or show through from the tape, the handwriting is undeniably Lovecrafts, the condition overall is VERY GOOD-----, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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        The Arrow of Gold

      London, T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd.,, 1919. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First English edition and first revised edition with corrections not incorporated in the American first edition. Signed "from Joseph Conrad 1919" on the half-title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE ARROW OF GOLD

      1919 - A Story Between Two Notes. London: T. Fisher Unwin, (1919). Original dark green cloth, with dust jacket. First English Edition, published four months after (and including corrections made by Conrad too late for) the American edition. Unwin published three of Conrad's first four books (1895-98), but then no others until this one.~This copy does have the "A" in the p. 67 headline (other copies have the "A" slipping or absent). This volume is near-fine (a few tiny nicks in the spine-head); the very uncommon dust jacket is very good, with some deft restoration mainly at the ends of the spine. Cagle A38.b.1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        The Book of Modern British Verse

      Boston: Small, Maynard 1919 - 12mo., dark blue cloth stamped in gilt; top edge gilt; lightly soiled. First edition. Porter p. 16. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To Sara Teasdale Filsinger - English contemporaries who might do well to emulate her - from William Stanley Braithwaite, Christmas 1919, Arlington Heights, Massachusetts," on the front free endpaper. (Prints poetry by James Joyce, Robert Graves, and others.) ---- To biographer Margaret Carpenter, Boston-born belletrist Braithwaite mused at length about Sara Teasdale, the "dear poet," whose work he had anthologized and generously reviewed for some twenty years. His own verse rooted in the same "exquisite sensibility," Braithwaite saw that "beauty and magic, springtime and stars, sunlight and shadow, the human dream and urgency - were in Sara Teasdale's heart from the beginning, which her mind, like a sun, drew up and there shaped into those images vibrant with music, and then showered forth as a balm for human aches and joys." The year before "The Book of Modern British Verse" appeared, Teasdale was awarded the first (unofficial) Pulitzer Prize for poetry ("Love Songs," 1917) and Braithwaite garnered the Spingarn Medal for "the highest and noblest achievement of an American Negro." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        The Arrow of Gold

      T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd, 1919 - Upper corners slightly bumped and free end-papers slightly browned, but a very nice, bright copy in slightly chipped and soiled dust-wrapper (Cagle b)

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Le manuscrit trouvé dans un chapeau - Illustrated with 35 drawings by PICASSO

      Société Littéraire De France, Paris 1919 - - PRESENTATION : in-8 bound in a red tissue hardcover (original covers conserved). - ILLUSTRATED : with 35 drawings by Picasso, including 9 full page drawings. - LIMITED : only 750 copies, this one n° 244. - PAPER : Velin Lafuma. - EDITION : First/Original edition. - SIZE : 8 x 11" (21x27cm). - CONDITION : Excellent. ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artfever]
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        Deep Waters

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, [1919]. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt on black ground, titles and pictorial decoration to upper board in blue and black. Frontispiece, vignette title page, and three plates. Very lightly rubbed, spotting to edges of contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication leaf. The printed dedication reads, "To my friend Arthur Waugh" and the inscription continues "with affectionate regards, W. W. Jacobs. 29 Aug 1919". With Arthur Waugh&#39;s bookplate to the front pastedown. Waugh was a prominent author and literary critic, and the father of Evelyn Waugh. His elder son Alec married Jacobs&#39; daughter Barbara in the same year that this copy was presented.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mont de piété.

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1919. - In-8°, non paginé. Edition originale numérotée 1/115 exemplaires sur Hollande van Gelder (après 10 ex. de tête s/Japon) représentant le tirage total. Premier ouvrage de Breton et deuxième livre édité par les éditions du Sans Pareil. Illustré de 2 dessins inédits d'André Derain. De la plus grande rareté, bien évidemment. Tampon ex-libris sur la page de justification. Exemplaire en parfaite condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        GRAN CRUZ AL MERITO NAVAL A DON MANUEL ALLENDE RIVEROS

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura Firmado por el Autor(es). Barcelona. 1919. Homenaje tributado a Don Manuel Allende Riveros, concedido por S.M. el Rey de Espana. Encuadernacion artistica plena piel elaborado totalmente a mano, firmado por H. Alsina Munne. 48X36. Bella Obra Arte. Ref 2.8 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Warlord of Mars

      McClurg 1919 - Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1919. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-296 [297-303: ads] [304: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], inserted frontispiece with illustration by J. Allen St. John, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition, first printing with W. F. Hall imprint on verso of title leaf and "A. C. / McCLURG / & CO." set on three lines at base of spine panel. Total of 20,000 copies printed. There were multiple printings, at least two. Third book of the Mars series. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 306. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 129. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02342. Heins WM-1. Very good in a very good restored dust jacket. Rare in jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector&#146;s slipcase. $9,000. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        THE WORKS OF THOMAS HARDY: The Mellstock Edition

      London: MacMillan & Company, Ltd., 1919-20. First Edition. Hardcover. Light, occasional wear to covers; a few volumes slightly shaken. Contents generally clean. Very Good to Near Fine set. The Mellstock Edition consisting of 37 volumes bound in the publisher&#39;s blue cloth with gilt medallions on the front covers and heavily gilt-decorated spines. Limited to 500 unnumbered copies SIGNED by the author on the limitation page in the first volume. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of Hardy by William Strang in the first volume. The most sought-after edition of Hardy&#39;s complete works.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Les amies.

      A l'enseigne de la guirlande 1919 - - A l'enseigne de la guirlande, Bayonne 1919, 19,5x27,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition illustrée de culs-de-lampe et de vignettes originaux de Jean-Gabriel Daragnès gravés sur bois, un des 250 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, seul tirage avec 30 divers Japon. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage souple recouvert de papier moiré, vignette de titre encollée sur le premier plat. Précieux et bel envoi autographe de J.-G. Daragnès à André Gide qui a signé deux fois (à l'encre noire puis au stylo bille bleu). Un minuscule manque en pied d'un mors, bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Monogrammierte u. dat. Orig.-Rohrfederzeichnung.

      [Moskau], 1919. - 21 x 12 cm. Sprache: Russisch, Vadim Ryndin (1902-1974) besuchte 1918 die Kunstschule seiner Heimatstadt Voronzh und begann dann 1919 mit dem Studium an der Ryazan Kunstschule. 1922 wechselte er an die WChUTEMAS und wurde noch im gleichen Jahr der leitende Bühnenbildner am berühmten Kammertheater und zeitweise am Bolschoi Theater, 1941 wechselte er an das Wachtangow Theater und kehrte 1953 an das Bolschoi-Theater zurück, wo er bis zu seinem Tode 1974 arbeitete. Seine Arbeiten finden sich heute in der Staatlichen Galerie und dem Staatlichen Russischen Museum in Leningrad, dem Theater und dem Literaturmuseum in Moskau und selbst im Prager Nationalmuseum. So frühe Arbeiten Ryndins sind sehr selten. - Vgl. ausführl. Berlin-Moskau-Kat.-Bln. 604, Kunst und Revolution-Kat.-Wien 285 sowie Vronskaya-C. 362. - Rechts unten von Ryndin monogrammiert und verso mit Bleistift noch einmal voll bezeichnet und signiert. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        A Midsummer Night?s Dream. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

      London, William Heinemann, 1919 - 4°, 134 S. Text u. 40 farb. montierte Taf., zahlr. Textabb., OLwd. m. Goldpräg., Kapitale berieben (Rückenkante am Kopf 2 cm gerissen), Kanten berieben, ob. Ecken min. bestossen, Tafelträger gebräunt, innen sonst tadellos. 6. Auflage. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Harold Gilman An Appreciation By Wyndham Lewis & Louis F. Fergusson. Illustrated.

      London: Chatto & Windus 1919. Printed at The Complete Press West Norwood London. - 9 1/4" x 11 5/8", 95pp. (pp. 11-32 are the two essays by Lewis & Fergusson; pp. 33-95 are the 32 black & white photo plates of drawings & paintings). Color frontispice of a painting: "An Interior", black & white photo portrait of Harold Gilman (Beresford). Maroon cloth with title gilt on spine & front cover. Cloth edges show some age-related fading, small bumps to upper edges of the covers, small spot; some tanning to endpapers, and to tissue guard to frontispiece. Ink inscription to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania art dealer at top of front paste-down: To Charles Wunderly, With kind regards, Samuel G. Wagner 8/29/29. This book was from C. A. Wunderly's personal collection. Early Wyndham Lewis title, of which only 500 copies were printed. Contains Gilman's drawing of Halifax, Nova Scotia harbor front (p. 55). A scarce and rather fragile type of book. Scan shows the front cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        POEMS

      Printed and published by L. & V. Woolf at The Hogarth Press, Hogarth House, Richmond. 1919. FIRST EDITION. First state text with the 2 missprints on page 13. These were corrected in later copies. 8vo. (9.2 x 6.1 inches). -- An Eliot family copy with the ownership signature of Eliot&#39;s cousin Abigail A(dams) Eliot on the front blank endpaper. Abigail Eliot (1892-1992) was a well known authority on Nursery Education in America and is known to have visited England during 1919-1920 to study at Oxford. -- Sewn in original blue and white marbled paper wraps with the earliest issue title label, printed in red, to the front panel. One of fewer than 250 copies (probably circa 200) hand printed and bound by the Woolfs. The Hogarth Press accounts book shows that 180 copies were sold and twelve presentation or review copies were distributed within a year of publication. Both J. Howard Woolmer and Donald Gallup, in their respective bibliographies of Eliot and The Hogarth Press state that the earliest copies were bound up in paper wrappers of varying texture and design with a red lettered label, and that later copies were bound up in marbled paper wrappers, the majority with a label lettered in black. The fact that this copy has the earliest state, uncorrected text and the earliest state label throws some doubt on this assertion. The wrappers edges are a little chipped and show some minor fading, and there has been a neat, professional repair to a split in the fold of the wrapper but this is still overall a very good example of this fragile booklet. One of the rarest of Eliot&#39;s works, copies with the early state text and label seldom come onto the market, the addition of a family association attached to this copy, adding the strong possibilty of it being one of the 12 presentation copies, makes it rarer still. --- Gallup; A3.--- Woolmer; 4. --- Willis. L.eonard & Virginia Woolf as publishers: The Hogarth Press; page 30.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Problem Letter

      Gothenburg 1919 - 3 page letter, written on both sides, with diagrams. (10" x * 1/4") Written in Robert Braune's hand and signed by him from Gothenburg, to Swedish chess editor Joel Fridlizius for publication. Robert Braune is best known for Alain White's editorship of Robert Braune: Apotre de la Symetrie originally published in 1914 and reprinted in a limited edition of 250 copies in 1988. Condition: Folds for mailing, some edge wear else very good. Early original Braune material is becoming very difficult to obtain. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Boni and Liveright, New York 1919 - A wonderful First Edition/First Printing in about Fine condition. Rough yellow paper boards sides with white cloth shelfback; black lettering and border design, BAL 3527. The Very Good+, slightly spine-faded dustjacket shows some chipping with a few small tears. Scarce to find with acceptable wrapper; A collection of sketches, most of which were taken from a series the author wrote for The Galaxy from May 1870, to April 1871. The rest appeared in The Buffalo Express [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Apollinaire, Guillaume. LE BESTIAIRE ou Cortége d'Orphée.

      Editions de La Sirene,, Paris 1919 - Apollinaire, Guillaume. LE BESTIAIRE ou Cortége d'Orphée. Paris: Editions de La Sirene, 1919. Second edition of the text with the same great Dufy woodcuts that appeared in the rarely seen original 1911 first edition but in a slightly smaller format. 8vo., unpaginated. Red snake skin, red gilt stamped leather title piece, patterned red, blue & orange decorative endpapers. Original yellow card covers bound in. A few light bits of foxing otherwise a very nice near fine example of this handsome work illustrated by Raoul Dufy with 30 stunning woodcuts & 5 woodcut ornaments printed in black. His first published & most important book illustrations for this monumental first French illustrated book of the 20th century. Short note by Dufy as preface. One of 1200 numbered copies [of a total of 1250] on bouffant. A very important work especially so due to the extreme rarity of the 1911 edition. CARTERET IV, 45; THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK no 91 Note. $1175 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Song of Arthur,

      n.p. n.d., n.p. - Four volume typescript, approximately 8 inches by 10 inches. Individual original typewritten or carbon copy pages are bound with string into cloth and printed paper boards, with typewritten labels. Unpaginated; the four volumes are a little over 6 inches thick. Nearly every page has additions, corrections and strike-outs in either the author's hand, that of his daughter, or an unknown hand. Two copies of Fowler's 1919 forerunner work, 'Scenes from the Morte d'Arthur', written under his pseudonym Alan Seymour, have been cut up and incorporated into the typescript and also bear manuscript corrections. We understand that this set is one of a very small number--probably no more than five--of copies made up for submission to publishers, and may very well be one of only a couple of copies surviving. According to his biographer, Brian Stableford, 'The Song of Arthur' was his life's work. It was just finished when a bomb destroyed the manuscript in 1941. Wright spent much of the rest of his life recreating it. It was unpublished at his death in 1965. In 'The Song of Arthur', Wright intended to incorporate the whole body of Arthuriana into a single work of blank verse. Volume one commences with Book One, 'Merlin', and volume four concludes with Book XXIV, 'The Death of Arthur'. Some of the books are bound out of order, e.g., 'The Riding of Lancelot' (Book VIII) follows Book IX ('Tristam'). Light wear else in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        The Mask

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1919. Octavo. Original blue cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and sine in black and orange. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the dust jacket with a single tiny chip. First edition, first impression. With the author&#39;s contemporary signed presentation inscription to the writer Sydney Schiff and the later bookplate of Dennis Wheatley from whose library this book comes. A novel about the fantastical experiences of an innocent Russian boy transplanted alone in America. Rare in this state.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Frank Wild will tell the Story of his Adventures with Sir Ernest Shackleton's Expedition, 1914/17, and illustrate it with a magnificent series of Lantern Slides.

      Gerald Christy, The Lecture Agency, Ca 1919, London: - Broadside, printed in brown on off white stock, not dated. Three text paragraphs tell the Antarctic story of Frank Wild; the first one begins, "Frank Wild is a plain sailor-man"; the second paragraph: "Frank Wild has ventured into the Antarctic Region with four expeditions, and altogether has given eleven years of his life to exploration in that vast area with its blizzards, ice, silence, and intense cold. . He sailed with Captain Robert F. Scott, of immortal memory; he was with Sir Ernest Shackleton, Sir Douglas Mawson and Captain E. R. G. Evans, DSO, RN. On his last journey into the frozen South he was Sir Ernest Shackleton's second-in- command, and we already know something of the deadly perils that were met and overcome." 5 x 12" One horizontal fold, with paper clip rust mark on verso only.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Tatters the Puppy

      , 1919 1919. first edition. A Remarkable SurvivalWAIN, Louis. [SHAPE BOOK]. Tatters the Puppy. Designed by Louis Wain. Dundee: London: Montreal: Valentine & Sons Ltd., [1919]. Valentine&#39;s Book Toys, B355.First edition. Tall octavo (11 5/16 x 6 1/4 inches; 289 x 159 mm.). [16] pp. Seven full-page drawings in black, red and white. Publishers stiff card color pictorial wrappers, die-cut in the form of a black and white, big-eyed puppy with a blue bow round its neck. The back cover shows the back of the puppy. Slight wear to board extremities, otherwise near fine. A remarkable survival.Louis Wain, &#39;The man who drew cats&#39; also drew dogs - at one point in his life he had hoped to make a living by drawing dog portraits. Here is a nice example of a Louis Wain puppy - "Tatters". here we can see the adventures of Tatters from hiding in a hamper, biting slippers, pulling the tablecloth down, barking at a cat in a tree, playing with another puppy, rescuing a bunny from a trap, and rescuing a &#39;dolly&#39; from a pond.Dale, 198.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        In Wain Land

      John F Shaw & Co. Ltd, London 1919 - 8vo, un-paginated, 35pp. Publisher's original soft covers with a circular pictorial disc of pairs of black kittens laid on. Slight creasing to spine. 4 full page colour illustrations and many black and white illustrations throughout. Internally the pages are very clean with only occasional light finger marks. A very scarce Wain book in very good+ condition. Please do not hesitate to request further images or information. Please do not hesitate to request further images or information. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookshelf Online]
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        Regular Fellows I Have Met

      Chicago: (Privately Printed by Carbery & Reed). 1919. First. First edition. Thick quarto. Stiff green suede wrappers tied with silk cord as issued. A small dampstain on the front fly and a somewhat larger dampstain affecting the edges of the last several pages, spine slightly faded, a couple of minor tears to the yapped edges, else a handsome, very good or better copy, housed in a custom cloth clamshell case. 200 leaves printed on deckle-edged thick paper interleaved with tissue page guards, each page contains a caricature of a Lardner friend, many or perhaps most either in sporting garb or engaged in one or another sporting activity, with a small caricature of Lardner observing each of them, and a limerick about each person. Among the notables are Ban Johnson, Charles Comiskey, golfer Chick Evans, Kid Gleason (manager of the White Sox), and August Herrman (owner of the Reds). Aside from a handful of other baseball executives, the vast majority of the individuals included are Chicago businessmen, professionals, and politicians, with a smattering of actors and journalists thrown in. According to Bruccoli and Layman in their Ring W. Lardner: A Descriptive Bibliography, where this appears as item number A10 this "was a subscription (or mug book) sold to the men included in the text. Unknown number of copies." Exceptionally scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Real Dope Illustrated by May Wilson Preston & M.L. Blumenthal.

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1919]. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Minor wear to head and tail of book. Minor foxing to top edges. Very good to near fine otherwise in the rare dust jacket. The jacket has been restored at extremities, primarily along top edge (but not affecting any lettering). A highly uncommon book in jacket. The third volume of Busher&#39;s letters (the first was You Know Me Al), originally published in The Saturday Evening Post.First Edition

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books]
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        La Nouvelle Revue Française. Revue mensuelle de littérature et de critique. Tomes 13 à 20 - Années 1919 à 1923 (7 Tomes) [ édition originale ]

      La Nouvelle Revue Française 1919 - E.O., Tome 13 : 1919 ; Tomes 14 et 15 : 1920 ; Tomes 16 et 17 : 1921 ; Tomes 18 et 19 : 1922 ; Tome 23 : 1923 (1er semestre) ; 8 vol. fort in-8 rel. demi-percaline rose, La Nouvelle Revue Française, Paris, 1123 ; 940 ; 977 ; 768 ; 768 ; 770 ; 768 ; 980 pp. Edition originale. Rare ensemble de 5 années suivies, parmi les plus extraordinaires, de la Nouvelle Revue Française. On y retrouve une multitude de titres ou d'extraits en édition pré-originale, par les plus grands auteurs : Proust, Gide, Larbaud, Montherlant, Valéry, Drieu La Rochelle, Jules Romains. On n'en finirait pas d'énumérer la fabuleuse richesse de cette revue mythique. Notre série contient notamment le long hommage (plus de 339 pp.), illustré, consacré par la Revue à Marcel Proust, au premier semestre 1923. Etat très satisfaisant (dos frottés avec très petits manques en dos et mors, bon état par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Obras de. Piedra y Cielo. (Verso, 1917-1918)

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid: Tip. de Fortanet, 1919.- 175 p.; 8° (19 cm.); Plena Piel Chagrén roja, estuche, conserva la cubierta anterior original algo sucia.- EN EXCELENTE ESTADO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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