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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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        LES MAINS DE JEANNE-MARIE.

      - Paris, Au sans pareil, 1919, 14x20. Broché, sous couverture imprimée illustrée. Non coupé. Précédé d'une notice par Berrichon. Premier livre publié Au sans pareil. Édition originale. Bel exemplaire, envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        LA RONDA LETTERARIA MENSILE (1919-1923) TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO IN 34 FASCICOLI., Roma, Off. tipografica Bodoni, 1919

      - 17 X 24, BROSSURA ARANCIONE CON TITOLO LA RONDA in rosso. Pagine 80-100 per ogni fascicolo. RIVISTA FONDAMENTALE PER LA CULTURA ITALIANA DEL NOVECENTO. Essa ha impersonato la tradizione e la conservazione, rifiutando il moderno ed ogni apertura alle avanguardie. Interpreto' questo ruolo negli anni incerti del dopoguerra successivi al 1918, con una ricerca costante dello stile, avendo a modello GIACOMO LEOPARDI. Il comitato direttivo (Bacchelli, Cardarelli, Cecchi, Barilli, Baldini, Montano), ed importanti collaboratori tra cui Ungaretti, De Chirico, Savinio, Carr? , Savarese, Soffici, Linati, Tigler, Raimondi, Gargiulo, ecc. diedero un contributo "assoluto" allo sviluppo della letteratura italiana . La direzione, dall'aprile del 1920 , venne affidata a Cardarelli affiancato da Saffi, fino alla conclusione. ANNO PRIMO 1919 : fasc. n. 1 (aprile), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, ANNO SECONDO 1920 : fasc. n. 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 7, 8,/9, 10/11, 12. ANNO TERZO 1921 : fasc. n. 1/2, 3-4-5 (il testamento letterario di Leopardi), 6, 7, 8/9, 10, 11/12. ANNO QUARTO 1922 - fasc. n. 1, 2, 3/4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9/10, 11, 12. (quest'ultimo numero straordinario è datato dicembre 1923). La collezione completa di tutto il pubblicato,a fascicoli sciolti in buone condizioni. VIENE OFFERTA A.

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Album of original photographs

      1919. Blank book. Oblong octavo. Floral cloth covers, bound Japanese-style. A photo album containing 53 tipped-in black and white, and sepia photographs and silverprints (each between 2 x 2.5 inches and 3.5 x 2.5 inches). Photo album somewhat worn, but the photographs are in fine condition, with one loose. There are a few handwritten captions and the date "1919" written on the first page. These photographs seem to be of one family. There are various portraits of both individuals and group portraits in both formal and casual poses; some of the men are in military uniforms. The latter half is mostly of scenes of country life, and hunting with images of dogs, horses, and the resultant catch of kangaroos. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dinsmore Ely: One Who Served

      A. C. McClurg & Company, Chicago 1919 - Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. A heartfelt memorial, this is a collection of letters and poems of Second Lieutenant Dinsmore Ely, written to his family in Winnetka, Illinois, during World War I. At the outbreak of the war, he volunteered in the American Ambulance Field Service so that he might secure immediate passage to France and go at once into active service. Arriving there on the fourth of July, 1917, on the sixth he volunteered and was accepted the same day, in the Lafayette Flying Corps. Shot down while flying in his Spad over France (near Villacoublay) on April 21, 1918, he died in a Paris hospital and was buried in Des Gonard's Cemetery, at Versailles. He was 24 years old, and had already been decorated for valor. Includes a "Prelude" by Dr. James O. Ely, his father. The Lafayette Flying Corps is a name given to the American volunteer pilots who flew for the French during World War I. Extremely scarce. Former owner's signature (Robert Walpole, Jr.) and gift inscription (Christmas, 1919 from Emma Williams, a teacher of Dinsmore Ely) on ffep; gilt on spine faded, covers lightly rubbed; otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. Photographic Frontispiece. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. x, 215 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        The Works. [The Little Minister; A Window in Thrums; Half Hours; Better Dead; The Young Visitors; Der Tag; Peter and Wendy; When a Man's Single; What Every Woman Knows; An Edinburgh Eleven; Echoes of the War; Tommy and Grizel; Auld Licht Idylls; Alice Sit-by-the Fire; Sentimental Tommy; My Lady Nicotine; The Little White Bird; Margaret Ogilvy.]

      [Various places, various publishers,] 1888–1919 - 20 volumes, octavo, but assorted sizes. Finely bound uniformly by Bickers and Sons in blue half morocco, gilt title and decoration to spines, raised bands, cloth boards, Ex Libris, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the Publisher's cloth spine/board bound in at back of some volumes. Included in the collection is "Young Visiters" by Daisy Ashford, with a preface by Barrie, in original grey paper boards with protective box uniform with the rest of of the set. A very good, clean set. Frontispieces to several volumes. "Der Tag" is a Second Edition. All other titles are First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        War Surgery of the Face; A Treatise on Plastic Restoration After Facial Injury

      New York: William Wood and Company 1919 - First edition. Octavo (24 cm); viii, 442 pp; ill. Maroon cloth; blind-stamped emblem to front board; gilt-stamped spine; beveled edges. Some rubbing to boards and soiling to front board; slight damp-staining along the last fifty or so top page edges, barely noticeable and certainly not affecting text or illustrations. Hinges solid, which is rare for the heavy text block, pages all clean. Easily Very Good. Illustrated with 256 figures. A scarce book in the trade, although still found institutionally. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Andalusia Bookman]
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        Histoires incertaines.

      Mercure de France 1919 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1919, 12,5x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 470 ex numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers avec 59 Chine. Reliure à la bradel en plein maroquin sapin, dos lisse, date en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, poinçons dorés en angles des coupes, encadrements de quintuples filets dorés et de maroquin sapin sur les gardes, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque signée de Creuzevault. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Verbannte

      Zurich: Rascher & Cie.,, 1919. Octavo. Original green wrappers printed in blue. Unopened; errata slip tipped in, lightly discolored at edges. First German edition. With the author's signed presentation inscription, "To Scofield Thayer with grateful regards James Joyce Zurich Switzerland 8.ix.919". Published in Switzerland at Joyce's own expense in an edition of 600 copies; the first of any of Joyce's works to be translated. A presentation copy, inscribed on the first leaf: To Scofield Thayer with grateful regards James Joyce Zurich Switzerland 8.ix.919. The "grateful regards" are for a $700 gift Thayer made earlier in the year to the Joyces. Thayer, the wealthy co-founding editor of the third and final incarnation of the Dial, was one of Joyce's most ardent supporters during the 1921 New York censorship trial over the serialization of Ulysses in the Little Review, during which he took the witness stand as a supporter. The translation into German is by Hannah von Mettal. Slocum and Cahoon D44. Ezra Pound offered what is perhaps the most illuminating assessment of Exiles, Joyce's only play. After reading the manuscript in September 1915, he wrote to Joyce: I have just finished the play. Having begun it (cliché) I could not (cliché) leave off until (cliché). Yes, it is interesting. It won't do for the stage. (No, it is unsuitable for the "Abbey," as mebbe ye might kno'aw fer yourself, Mr J'ice). It is exciting. But even read it takes very close concentration of attention. I don't believe an audience could follow it or take it in, even if some damd impracticable manager were to stage it. Not that I believe any manager would stage it in our chaste and castrated english speaking world. Roughly speaking, it takes about all the brains I've got to take in the thing, reading, and I suppose I've more intelligence than the normal theatre goer (god save us). I may be wrong, the actual people moving on stage might underline and emphasise the meaning and the changes of mood... Of course your play is emotional. It works up quite a whirl of emotion, and it has, undoubtedly, form. I don't think it is nearly as intense as "The Portrait," at least I don't feel it as much. My resultant impression is one of a tired head... It will form an interesting 1/4 volume when you bring out your collected works. When you are a recognized classic people will read it because you wrote it and be duly interested and duly instructed, but until then I'm hang'd if I see what's to be done with it (Pound/Joyce pp.45-7). Nevertheless, Pound promised "I will see that your play is read by the agent of one very practical American dramatic company, which does big business," and he convinced John Quinn to contact a New York theatrical agent whose name, to Joyce's delight, was L. Bloom (Carpenter p.278). After the publication of Exiles, Pound reviewed it for The Future: "Exiles," by James Joyce, is a play perhaps unstageable, but infinitely more worth staging than the inanities which the once active Stage Society now indulges in. We find the most brilliant of our novelists here trying the inferior form... As chamber drama, Mr. Joyce writes with all the talent he had as a novelist. He adds a sense of possible stage comedy in a scene furnished with a perfume sprayer... (The Future, November 1918, p.287). Exiles opened in New York on February 19, 1925 and ran for forty-one performances.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sous les Cocardes (Signed First Edition)

      Hachette, Paris 1919 - First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the first blank. Very Good in illustrated boards. Hinges cracked, binding loose, with mild soil to the boards and rubbing at the extremities. A humorous cartoon book, based on World War I aviation adventures and stories, told from JeanJean's unique perspective. Text in French. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        [Original pen and ink drawing]: Frontiersman and his horse in the Forest, with an Indian in the background

      Large pen and watercolor drawing. 24.5" x 16". Contemporary oak frame and glazing. Unexamined out of the frame, but appears just about fine. Signed in lower right-hand corner: "Dan Beard 1919." A frontiersman leads a packed horse, while an Indian with a musket is in the background. Beard was a popular illustrator, particularly of adventure stories, including several by Mark Twain (A Yankee in King Arthur's Court , Tom Sawyer Abroad, etc.) as well as one of the pioneer organizers of the Boy Scouts of America. An especially large image presumably intended as a magazine or book illustration. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Rodin devant la femme.

      Maison du livre 1919 - - Maison du livre, Paris 1919, 12,5x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Dithyrambique envoi autographe signé pleine page de l'auteur à Robert Desnos qui, laconiquement, surchargea l'envoi d' un "Merde / Robert Desnos". Dos défraîchi restauré, premier plat doublé comportant de petites restaurations marginales, deuxième plat absent. Précieuse relique. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Harlot's House

      E.P. Dutton, New York 1919 - One quarter black cloth with gilt lettering to spine; green paper to boards with gilt/black decoration to front board. Illustrated throughout with black and white prints. The signatures are unopened. Some wear to the paper along the upper and lower edges. Dustjacket shows wear to the outer edges, and there is an abrasion to the upper right front panel where a price sticker was removed. Signed by Vassos on the half-title in New York City, July 29, 1932. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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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. Signed by Author. First Edition. Manuscript. Very Good. Illus. by .........

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        c.1915 - 1919 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT STUDY OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN OCCULT PRACTICES, AMULETS, FOLK REMEDIES AND CURES

      EGYPT NORTH AFRICA SUEZ ISMAILIA 1919 - On offer are two super, original, handwritten notebooks by what appears to be an unidentified British Army Officer who states that he has lived in the Near East for 4 years and was on leave in 1919.One gets the impression the officer intended write a book and lecture on the subjects contained: Book 1 deals with Egyptian occult practices and amulets in great detail. The author of this manuscript affects a very skeptical tone, overtly Christian, and may be writing as a counterpoint to Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge who wrote extensively on Egyptian occult amulets and who translated the Egyptian Book Of The Dead which helped increase the public appetite for the subject. Skeptical he may be but clearly he is fascinated by the occult beliefs of the mass of the people he has met in his travels. The text covers: evil spirits - ginns, amulets - ornamental, charms - paper, tin, lead, wood, magic powders, plants, curses, the healing cup, the black magic trembling cup, good and bad angels, six pages on the evil eye and cures, rabies, beads, etc., etc. The second book is the text to accompany a slide show: "Up the Nile to Assouan and a glimpse of Abu Simbel". 100 pages with an index, no slides, but very erudite. This is not tourist stuff but scientific discourse. The books are in very good condition and measure 9" x 7" and 44 and 100 pages respectively. Handwriting is very clear. Overall G+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
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        With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic 1911-1914

      - [1919] Melrose, London, 1st edition, 4to, pp.xxi, 183, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 83 bw photos, 68 sketches, 1 color folding & 7 bw maps, gilt-lettered spine, black decorated orange cloth; cloth w/ few external marks, spine w/ usual light fading, miss front free ep, tight, very good+, map fine. Davis had an illustrious career in the Antarctic, serving on seven voyages from 1907 to 1930; particularly as Chief Officer "Nimrod" British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, Master "Aurora" Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, and Commander "Ross Sea" Relief Expedition, 1916. This is Davis’ personal account of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, the official account of which was Mawson’s ‘The Home of the Blizzard’. Davis provides the details of the voyages of the ship which were not included in Mawson’s work. Scarce, particularly so with this binding. Rosove 87.A1.b, Spence 354. Ref 22503 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Top of the World Books, LLC]
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        Responsibilities: Poems and a Play

      The Cuala Press. First edition, one of 400 numbered copies.. Spine slightly darkened; some minor spotting in the rear gutter; very good copy.. Wade 110; Miller, Cuala Press, 20; NCBEL III, 1919. 8vo, original quarter linen and gray boards lettered in black on the upper board.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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        Two Plays for Dancers

      Cuala Press, Churchtown, Dundrum, 1919 - One of 400 copies Upper and lover covers slightly rubbed, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        The Mellstock Edition of the Works of Thomas Hardy. [set of writings/novels including Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure, Far From The Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Woodlanders, Return of the Native, Wessex Poems, Under the Greenwood Tree, Desperate Remedies, etc.]

      MacMillan and Co., Limited, London, 1919-20., 1919. THE MELLSTOCK EDITION. 37 vols., 8vo. Limited to 500 copies, SIGNED by the author on the limitation page of volume I. Portrait frontispiece of Hardy, by William Strang, in Volume 1. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with extra gilt to spine and gilt medallions to upper, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Generally a clean, bright set with just light occasional wear and some minor foxing to note; near fine. The paper bears the watermark of Hardy's initials, title pages and colophons printed in black and red. An attractive example of the definitive set of Hardy's works.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Des Capitain Lemuel Gullivers Reise in das Land derer Houyhnhnms. Lithographien von Richard Janthur (signiert)

      Gurlitt-Presse, Berlin 1919 - (393. Druck der Gurlitt-Presse - Die neuen Bilderbücher, 2. Folge/Reihe); (2 Bl.), 62 S., (2 Bl.); mit 12 Originallithographien, 12 Kopfill. u. 12 Initialen von Richard Janthur; römisch numeriertes Expl. (von 50) der Vorzugsausgabe in Halbpergament (Gesamtauflage 150 Expl.), gedruckt auf handgeschöpftem Büttenkarton; alle 12 Lithographien, sowie der Druckvermerk von Janthur eigenhändig signiert; Rodenberg 393, 4; rundum unbeschnitten; Einband stark fleckig u. gebräunt, Vorsätze professionell erneuert, Papier etwas lichtrandig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        Sindbad Le Marin Et D'Autres Contes Des Mille Et Une Nuits

      Paris: H. Piazza, 1919. First Dulac edition. leather_bound. Full crushed russet morocco. Teg. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 147 pages. 31 x 24 cm. Twenty-seven color plates, mounted and framed with yellow border design of the title page, tissue guards caption printed in black ink, and with text also enclosed in aforementioned design frame. Limited edition, copy 340 OF 1500. HUGHEY 35h. "Four plates included here, but not in the English editions......" Original dark blue printed and decorated wrappers bound-in. Raised bands, gilt florets decorate spine panels, border panels and inner dentelles also in gilt. A brilliant copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Sindbad Le Marin et d'Autres Contes Des Mille et Une Nuits

      L'Edition D'Art H. Piazza, Paris 1919 - No 1440 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Beautiful colour plates and French text in decorated blocks. 145pp plus table of contents and list of illustrations at rear. Red leather spine has 5 raised bands and gilt lettering. Spine is faded and there is some rubbing of the ends and bands. Blue boards have bumped and rubbed corners and red leather is exposed on all corners. Contents tight and clean. A beautiful book. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arty Bees Books]
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        Sindbad le Marin

      Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, 1919. - With Plates and Designs Not Found In The English Edition[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. Sindbad le Marin et d'autres contes des Mille et Une Nuits. Illustrés par Edmond Dulac. Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, (1919). First edition in French, limited to 1500 numbered copies, this being copy no. 1055. Quarto (11 7/8 x 9 1/8 in; 302 x 233 mm). 145, [3] pp. with decorative borders. Twenty-seven mounted color plates with wide decorative borders, and captioned tissue guards. Title-page features Dulac's elaborate yellow border design of flowing vines, scrolls, extending spikes; the limitation page features a Dulac-designed decorative frame enclosing the limitation statement. Both designs are exclusive to this edition.Publisher's original printed blue wrappers with black lettering and decorative pale gray panel and lozenge. A fine copy.Contains four color plates not found in the English edition of 1914: Une lettre d'amour, etc.; La princesse Badroulboudour; Il se plaisait a converser avec les femmes; La Princesse Bouquet de Perles. These plates were previously published in various other Dulac illustrated books under different captions."In some of the pictures for this book Dulac continues with the Chinese style developed for Princess Badoura the year before. In others, he reduces the scale and adds a richness of detail to create an effect similar to that seen in Persian and Indian miniature art. The pictures are generally serious but Dulac's ever-present humor creeps in.And always there is the Oriental inspiration" (Hughey)."Mr. Dulac has provided pictures which preserve to a marvel the Persian feeling" (Times Literary Supplement, Dec. 10, 1914)."It may have been his friendship with the celebrated connoisseurs, Ricketts and Shannon, that led Dulac to a renewed and closer acquaintance with those Oriental and Greek primitives, which he had already learned to love in his youth.Persian miniatures especially have fascinated him.the fantasies which Scheherazade wove.need a jeweled commentator, and Dulac alone possesses the necessary gifts" (Art critic, Martin Birnbaum, Introduction, Catalog of Dulac exhibition, Scott & Fowles Gallery, NY, December 1916).Hughey 35h.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Sindbad le marin et d'autres contes des Mille et une nuits. Illustrés par Edmond Dulac.

      H. Piazza,, Paris, 1919 - Paris, H. Piazza, 1919 30x23,5 cm. 2 Bl., 145 S., 2 S. Mit 27 farbigen montierten Abbildungen. Grüner Lederband mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, reicher Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, marmor. Vorsätzen und Ganzgoldschnitt. Eines von 1500 numerierten Exemplaren. - Sindbad le marin. - Aladin ou la lampe merveilleuse. - Histoires des trois calenders. - Le dormeur éveillé. - (Rücken verblasst. Einband schwach berieben). - Sauberes Exemplar. Sprache: Französisch Grüner Lederband mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, reicher Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, marmor. Vorsätzen und Ganzgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Sindbad le Marin (Sinbad the Sailor) et d'Autres Contes des Mille et Une Nuits.

      Paris H. Piazza (1919) - Quarto. 148pp., + (27)ff. plates. French edition. One of 1,500 copies. The twenty-seven color plates by Edmund Dulac are tipped-in with tissue guards. Floral and foliate borders in yellow surround the text and plates, referencing Eastern illuminated manuscripts. According to White, the "bright, enamel-like" colors of Persian miniatures influenced Dulac's color palette for this book, which includes bold tangerine and carmine red. Many of Dulac's illustrations also have a rich, Far-Eastern sensibility: the plates for the story of Aladdin evoke Chinese and Japanese brush paintings. This handsome edition contains four more plates than the English edition. Slightest chipping to spine ends, else a very fine copy in the original blue printed wrappers. (White, pp. 69-72; Hughey 35h). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        SINDBAD LE MARIN et d'autres contes des mille et une nuits.

      - Paris, H. Piazza, 1919. 24x31 cm. Ouvrage magnifiquement illustré par Edmond DULAC. Reliure moderne en pleine toile bleu roi. Pièce de titre bleu clair sur le dos et plat supérieur recouvert d'un papier illustré. L'un des 1500 exemplaires (n° 966). Ouvrage en très bon état et de jolie présentation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        NOS LOISIRS. REVUE LITTERAIRE MODERNE. Three Original Pen & Ink Daragnes Illustrations. Nouvelle série. N° 3, Paris: 15/08/1919.

      Nos Loisir, Paris 1919 - [Daragnès, Jean-Gabriel] NOS LOISIRS. REVUE LITTERAIRE MODERNE. Three Original Pen & Ink Daragnes Illustrations. Nouvelle série. N° 3, Paris: 15/08/1919. 4to.,/ in-4, pp. 66 à 96. Broché/wrappers. Illustrated/illustrée. Numéro de cette revue contenant la nouvelle "La Poste ensorcelé" de Charles Wadsworth Camp [p81-88]. Cette nouvelle traduit de l'englais par Charles Torquet est illustreé de 6 dessins dans le texte par jean-Gabriel Daragnès. This issue/exemplaire contenant 3 dessins originaux rehaussés à l'encre de Daragnès qui ont servi a l'illustration. Formats 23.5 cm x 13 cm; 10 cm x 15.15 cm; 13 cm x 19 cm. Charles W. Camp [1879 -1936] journalist et auteur dramatique américain s'est specialisé dans la description des cheminots et était un ancien employé du Canadian Pacific Railway. Rares dessins originaux à l'encre datant du début de la carrière de Daragnès. Jean-Gabriel Daragnès (1886-1950) était un peintre, un éditeur et un illustrateur de livres, et notamment d'ouvrages que l'on désigne désormais communément sous le vocable d'illustrés modernes. Au premier chef de ses réalisations, figurent entre autres une édition remarquée de Suzanne et le Pacifique de Jean Giraudoux, ou encore Les Ballades de la Geôle de Reading d'Oscar Wilde (gravures "à la manière noire", 1917). Bien d'autres ouvrages illustrent sa carrière. Il a collaboré, en tant que directeur artistique, à la maison d'édition Emile-Paul Frères, qui lui doit nombre de ses plus belles réussites. Il a été peintre de la Marine de 1933 jusqu'en 1942. A rare find with 3 original Daragnès works, each an apparent preliminary drawing used in Nos Loisirs. The comparisons are interesting as they reflect on the artist's working methodology; the final illustration slightly revised for publication. Nos Loisir in fine condition in the original glassine. The original Daragnes illustration in near fine condition - one small tear, neatly repaired. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Mr. Standfast.

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1919 - Advance proof copy. 8vo. Publisher's original plain brown wraps, slightly spotted with minor edgewear. Internally clean, unifom light toning to page block. A most unusual and scarce advance proof copy of Mr. Standfast, one of Buchan's scarcer Richard Hannay stories. Protected by a tailor made brown cloth clamshell case. The secret agent Hannay has also been acknowledged by author Ian Fleming as an inspiration for his own spy Commander James Bond [Gilbert, page 616]. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        North of Boston

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1919 - A beautiful, unread (.yes, really) limited edition (500) copy with illustrations by James Chapin; mild foxing at edges and end papers, gold title plate (on cover) slightly tarnished, crisp corners; otherwise, faint shelf wear only. DJ in mylar cover; light edge wear--more pronounced at extremities (several small chips, tears)--and faintly rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA DEFENSE DE TARTUFE. Extases, remords, visions, prières, poèmes et méditations d`un juif converti

      Société Littéraire de France, Paris 1919. 830 exemplaires numérotés; Exemplaire Nº 434 sur bulle. - 1a Edición/////Dedicatoria autógrafa (se ha recortado el nombre de la persona a la que ésta va dirigida). Por lo demás buen estado. Muy buen ejemplar.///16x12,5. 213 págs.//Poesía, Libros Firmados, Vanguardias

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        L'APPARTEMENT DES JEUNES FILLES. Orné de gravures au burin par J.-E. LABOUREUR.

      1919 - Paris, Camille Bloch, 1919. Grand in-12 étroit (119 X 199) broché, couverture rempliée mauve ; (2) ff. blancs, 70 pages, (4) ff. Dos éclairci, bande claire en tête du premier plat. EDITION ORIGINALE du texte et PREMIER TIRAGE des SIX GRAVURES au burin de Jean-Emile LABOUREUR, dont un frontispice et cinq hors-texte. Tirage limité à 541 exemplaires, celui-ci UN des 500 numérotés sur vergé ROSE à la forme. La fragile couverture de papier glacé mauve demeure en bon état. BEL EXEMPLAIRE. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gottfried Keller Bilderbuch. Elf Steinzeichnungen von René Beeh.

      Erlenbach, Rentsch, o. J. [1919] - 2° (36.5 x 32.5 cm), 13 Bl., 11 Orig.-Lithogr., OHLwd. m. OU in Schuber, OU am Rücken beschienen u. etw. rissig. Vorsatz min. stockfleckig. Schuber lichtrandig u. losen Fussteil. Ex. XVII/XX der vom Künstler signierten Vorzugsausgabe. René Beeh (1886 - 1922), bedeutender Elsässer Expressionist, war 1913 Gündungsmitglied der zweiten Münchner Sezession und gehörte zum engsten Freundeskreis von Kubin, Scharff und Unold. Er stellte regelmässig im Umfeld des Blauen Reiters in der bedeutendsten deutschen Avantgarde-Galerie Hans Goltz aus (Frühlingsausstellung 1915, Jubiläumsausstellung 1922). 2500 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gottfried Keller Bilderbuch. Zehn Steinzeichnungen von Rene Beeh.

      Eugen Rentsch Verlag. Erlenbach=Zurich. (1919)., Erlenbach-Zurich. - Folio. Cloth-backed boards with lithograph design by Beeh. 10 full-page monchrome colour llithographs by Beeh. Covers a little worn and marked, hinges weak and paper lightly uniformly browned. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Winesburg Ohio

      Huebsch 1919 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper. This ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET is in nice shape considering the age and weakness of the paper. There is light chipping to the extremeties and one small chip to the top spine. Besides some wear to the panels, and minor discolorization along the edges, this dustjacket is attractive. The book is in excellent condition. The yellow cloth is bright, and the labels have minimal rubbing. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean with slight wear to the edges. Overall, a collectable copy of this rare first edition with the ORIGINAL dustjacket, SIGNED BY SHERWOOD ANDERSON. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        untitled (Pagan Fertility Altar).

      NP 1919 - 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches. SIGNED and DATED in pencil on recto. Charcoal on brown paper. Fine hand-carved and gilded wood and composition frame with silk fillet (Richard Tobey Fine Frames, Los Angeles). Provenance: Estate of the artist, Prague; Vladimir Birgus, Prague; Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY 1992. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        CINDERELLA

      William Heinemann and J. B. Lippincott Co., London and Philadelphia 1919 - (Rackham, Arthur) CINDERELLA retold by C. S. Evans. London: William Heinemann and Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., (1919). First edition. 4to - 9-1/4" x 11-3/8". Fully bound in honey colored Morocco by Asprey with gilt titles and front board decoration replicated from the original binding. The book is fully gilt with decoration to the spine and covers involving decorative corners, panels and rolls. Inside the covers, the borders of leather surrounding the silk-moire endpapers are also tooled to match. The book is in pristine condition, appearing not to have been handled since it was re-bound. Top edge gilt. One hundred and ten numbered pages. Frontispiece in color mounted on cream paper, three double-page illustrations that are silhouette drawings with color, one single page silhouette drawing with color, thirteen full-page sillouette drawings without color and thirty-six silhouette drawings in the text. There is an extra colored plate in this edition that is not in the trade editions. Limited to 850 copies, numbered and signed by the artist, of which 525 (500 for sale) are printed on English hand-made paper and 325 (300 for sale) on Japanese vellum. This being copy number 624 being one of the 525 printed on English hand-made paper. Signed by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. Some offsetting to illustrations as usual for this title for what is otherwise an absolutely beautiful copy, sumptuously bound by Asprey. The book comes in an Asprey box along with a copy of the original bill of sale from Asprey dated 1997. The condition of the book is FINE. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DIX-NEUF POEMES ELASTIQUES

      1919 - reliure demi-chagrin noir (binding half shagreen) in-octavo (13,5x20cm), dos long (spine without raised band) nerfs (spine with raised bands) décoré or (gilt decoration) - titre frappé or (gilt title) -, plats transparents en plexiglass, toutes tranches lisses (all edges smooth) , couverture conservée ( cover preserved), justification du tirage : un des 1050 exemplaires in-16 double écu numérotés sur Vélin d'Alfa, seul tirage après 10 Japon et 40 Hollande. orné d'un portrait de l'auteur par Modigliani , Non paginé, 1919 Paris "Au Sans Pareil" Editeur, Edition originale, "Collection de littérature", en très bel état (fine condition). . La Librairie Guimard offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 650 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Manuscrit trouve dans un chapeau. Orne de dessins a la plume par Pablo Picasso. [In a J. Rabaud bookbinding].

      Paris Societe Litteraire de France 10, Rue de l'Odeon, 10. 1919. Number 674 of 750 numbered copies. - [Colophon]: Cette edition la primiere du "Manuscrit trove dans un chapeau" comprend sept-cent cinquante [750] exemplaires numerotes sur velin des papeteries Lafuma, dont les cinquante [50] premiers comprennent une suite des dessins de Pablo Picasso imprimee sur velin bleu. Elle a ete acheve d'imprimer le 25 Aout 1919, par Durand, 18, rue Seguier, a Paris. Les dessins ont ete reproduits en cliches aux traits avec la collaboration de Reymond. Exemplaire Numero 674 [of the 700 copies, without the suite on blue paper]. Size of binding: 7 7/8 x 10 5/8", (115)pp. + colophon; original, printed, brown paper wrappers & spine, bound in. Illustrated with 38 black & white drawings printed from line blocks. "Picasso as a Book Artist" by Abraham Horodisch (World, 1962), pp. 27-28. Bound by J. Rabaud (with his binder's stamp/name on lower, front leather turn-in) in full light-brown (natural toned), polished calf; the spine features an inlaid, vertical title, with LE MANUSCRIT . in red-brown morocco leather capital letter, running the length & both author's names (Salmon, Picasso) gilt at top & bottom of spine. Front cover features a black-filled, blind-tooled, 6 1/4" Picasso standing figure, from an illustration facing p. 101; "L'Enfant de la Boulange", the details of this figure's hat, hair, eyes, shoes & item carried under arm are also filled in with black pigment. Top edge gilt, sewn headbands; brown & yellowed-striped, marbled paper endpapers. Preserved in a matching, marbled paper-covered slipcase with calf leather facing to front edges. Book & bookbinding are in fine condition; edges of slipcase show slight, age-related rubbing. Simple but very effective binding; Rabaud bindings are rare. (French text). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Verbannte.

      Zurich: Rascher & Cie., 1919 - Octavo. Original green wrappers printed in blue. Unopened; errata slip tipped in, lightly discolored at edges. First German edition. With the author's signed presentation inscription, "To Scofield Thayer with grateful regards James Joyce Zurich Switzerland 8.ix.919". Published in Switzerland at Joyce's own expense in an edition of 600 copies; the first of any of Joyce's works to be translated. A presentation copy, inscribed on the first leaf: To Scofield Thayer with grateful regards James Joyce Zurich Switzerland 8.ix.919. The "grateful regards" are for a $700 gift Thayer made earlier in the year to the Joyces. Thayer, the wealthy co-founding editor of the third and final incarnation of the Dial, was one of Joyce's most ardent supporters during the 1921 New York censorship trial over the serialization of Ulysses in the Little Review, during which he took the witness stand as a supporter. The translation into German is by Hannah von Mettal. Slocum and Cahoon D44. Ezra Pound offered what is perhaps the most illuminating assessment of Exiles, Joyce's only play. After reading the manuscript in September 1915, he wrote to Joyce: I have just finished the play. Having begun it (cliché) I could not (cliché) leave off until (cliché). Yes, it is interesting. It won't do for the stage. (No, it is unsuitable for the "Abbey," as mebbe ye might kno'aw fer yourself, Mr J'ice). It is exciting. But even read it takes very close concentration of attention. I don't believe an audience could follow it or take it in, even if some damd impracticable manager were to stage it. Not that I believe any manager would stage it in our chaste and castrated english speaking world. Roughly speaking, it takes about all the brains I've got to take in the thing, reading, and I suppose I've more intelligence than the normal theatre goer (god save us). I may be wrong, the actual people moving on stage might underline and emphasise the meaning and the changes of mood. Of course your play is emotional. It works up quite a whirl of emotion, and it has, undoubtedly, form. I don't think it is nearly as intense as "The Portrait," at least I don't feel it as much. My resultant impression is one of a tired head. It will form an interesting 1/4 volume when you bring out your collected works. When you are a recognized classic people will read it because you wrote it and be duly interested and duly instructed, but until then I'm hang'd if I see what's to be done with it (Pound/Joyce pp.45-7). Nevertheless, Pound promised "I will see that your play is read by the agent of one very practical American dramatic company, which does big business," and he convinced John Quinn to contact a New York theatrical agent whose name, to Joyce's delight, was L. Bloom (Carpenter p.278). After the publication of Exiles, Pound reviewed it for The Future: "Exiles," by James Joyce, is a play perhaps unstageable, but infinitely more worth staging than the inanities which the once active Stage Society now indulges in. We find the most brilliant of our novelists here trying the inferior form. As chamber drama, Mr. Joyce writes with all the talent he had as a novelist. He adds a sense of possible stage comedy in a scene furnished with a perfume sprayer. (The Future, November 1918, p.287). Exiles opened in New York on February 19, 1925 and ran for forty-one performances. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        California- A History of the Upper and Lower California from their First Discovery to the Present Time. Comprising an Account of the Climate, Soil, Natural Production, Agriculture, Commerce, Etc. A Full View of the Missionary Establishments and Condition of the Free and Domesticated Indians. With an Appendix relating to steam-navagation in the Pacific.

      San Francisco. Thomas C. Russell. 1919. - This Edition limited 250 numbered copies of which this in #208. Signed by the publisher, Thomas C. Russell to the limitation page. This issue reprinted Page for Page, and approximately Line for Line from the original Edition published by Smith, Elder and Company., London 1839, to which is added a new index. Illustrated with 10 colour lithographs and a folding map- complete as issued. 338 pp. Royal 8vo. 7.0 x 10.25". Spectacularly bound in 3/4 gilt ruled crimson crush grain morocco and linen covered boards.Gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled pictorial vignettes depicting historical California characters. Ornate gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. Top edge gilded. This is a Presentation Copy from San Francisco tycoon William Sproule (Wells Fargo and Southern Pacific) to his son-in-law Eugene Kelly - owner of Kelly Donohue Bank of San Francisco. Sproule's gift inscription written in ink to flyleaf. A most rare issue. Short bump to top edge of front cover. Headpiece mildly rubbed. Several corners bumped. Mild foxing to prelims. Generally, a Fine bright crisp copy in a sumptuous binding. Howes.F-242. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Kunst des Radierens. Ein Handbuch

      . 3. vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. Cassirer, Bln., 1919. 3 Blatt, 275 S. mit zahlr. Textabbildungen und Tafeln, sowie 5 Original-Radierungen mit je einem Seidenhemdchen, original Pappband mit reichen Goldprägungen. - sehr gutes Exemplar - Die Radierungen sind von Max Liebermann "Amsterdamer Judengasse" / Edvard Munch "Landschaft" / Hermann Struck "Alter Jude aus Jaffa" / Hans Meid "Der Maler in der Landschaft " / Paul Baum "Aus Sluis" / Max Slevogt "Der Bildermann" -

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        Der Orchideengarten. Phantastische Blätter. Schriftleiter Alf von Czibulka. Erster Jahrgang, erstes Heft bis dritter Jahrgang, Heft 9/10.

      Dreiländerverlag,, München u.a., 1919 - 2 Bde. München u.a., Dreiländerverlag, 1919 - 1921. Pag. (pro Heft ca. 24 S.) Priv. HLwd. der Zeit, mit den eingebundenen Titel-OBrosch. Dietzel-Hügel 2334. Es fehlt das letzte Doppelheft des 3. Jahrgangs. Das zweite Heft des 2. Jahrgangs liegt als Heft bei. - Läsuren, leichte Gbrsp., leichte papierbedingte Oxidation, Gelenke etw. gelockert, Ebd. etw. berieben, Bleistift-Nr. a. T., ein Heft mit kl. Eckabriss a. T. (2. Jg., Heft 19). - Mit Beiträge sowie Illustrationen von A. M. Frey, Oskar Maria Graf, Emil Lucka, E. A. Poe, Max Urell, Fjodor Ssologub, Hans Reiser, Leopold Plaichinger, Karl Hans Strobl, Toni Schwabe, Klabund, Curt mOreck, Alfons von Czibulka, Walter Theiner, L. W. Rochowanski, Otto Pick, Wilhelm Nhil, Paul Altherr, Wladimir Arstow, Rudyard Kipling, Max Leidlein, Gustav Doré, Richard Klein, Alfons Wölfle, Carl Rabus, Max Schenke, Hermann Kley, Sascha Kronburg, Karl Ritter, Paul Humpoletz, Grazia Deledda, Ernst Penzoldt, Frank Heller, Egid Filek, Felix Braun, Max Hayek, W. Odojelsskij, Franz Dorovin, Hans Hofmann-Montana, F. K. Ginzkey, Kubin, Rolf v. Hochschelmann, Otto Nückel, Paul Neu, Otto Linnekogel, Tom Seidmann-Freud, Paul Erkens, Elfriede Plaichinger-Coltelli, Otto Muck, Aubrey Beardsley, Erich Godel, Adolf Vogel, Flora Palyi, Koro Otei, Anna May. - Die erste Zeitschrift, die sich mit der fantastischen Literatur beschäftigte. Hier in fast vollständiger Zusammenstellung. Deutsch Priv. HLwd. der Zeit, mit den eingebundenen Titel-OBrosch. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        JURGEN A COMEDY OF JUSTICE

      New York: McBride & Co., 1919.. Gilt cloth. Spine stamping a bit dull, a few small smudges to cloth, but a very good copy. First edition, first printing, of the author's chef d'oeuvre. The first printing consisted of fifteen hundred copies, according to Brussell. An attractive association copy, signed by the dedicatee, Burton Rascoe, and inscribed by Cabell over Rascoe's signature: "For John Stahl through the good offices of Burton Rascoe James Branch Cabell." It bears a further inscription in an early hand: "Here's How John Jan 5 Roy." The recipient, in all probability, was film director and producer, John M Stahl (1886 - 1950), part of the team in the organization of MGM, as well as a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. BRUSSELL 15. BLEILER (SUPERNATURAL) 322. HOLT 15. SMITH C-12 JOHNSON HIGH SPOTS, p.21.

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        Some British Ballads

      , 1919 1919. first edition. First American Trade Edition in the Publishers Glassine and Color Pictorial BoxRACKHAM, Arthur. Some British Ballads. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. New York: Dodd Mead & Co. n.d. [1919]. First American trade edition. Quarto (10 x 7 1/2 inches; 254 x 190 mm.). Sixteen full color tipped-in plates and twenty-four black and white drawings. Publisher's dark blue cloth, covers and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Gray pictorial endpapers. Some minor foxing to edges. A fine copy in the original (slightly worn) glassine and color pictorial box.The top of the box is lettered in black "Some British Ballads / Illustrated by Arthur Rackham / Publishers : Dodd, Mead & Company : New York" and has a copy of the color plate "O Waken, Waken Burd Isbel" (facing page 12) pasted-on.This is the only copy that I have ever seen with the original glassine and color pictorial box (DJB)."Several of the Ballads in this book are based on the great work of Francis James Child…" (Note)"Few of Mr Rackham's work have been more consistently impressed with charm and beauty than his illustrations in colour to Some British Ballads. In them he pictures a succession of fascinating heroines habited in quaint and picturesque costumes, amid surroundings which, though belonging to no definite place or period, are always appropriate and congruous. His heroes are hardly less charming than his heroines, and the scenes in which they are represented constitute a series of fascinating and delightful pictures ... one must feel grateful to Mr Rackham for giving us the prettiest picture book of the season" (The Connoisseur, Vol. LVI, 1920).“Never did old poems appear so gayly bedecked than Some British Ballads, which Arthur Rackham has gorgeously illustrated with 16 paintings… It is hard to decide which the more attractive feature of this book—Mr. Rackham’s paintings or the ballads themselves” (New York Times)."No more effective inspiration for the gifted brush of Arthur Rackham could be found than these popular old ballads. Handsomely printed and bound, this magnificent work should appeal to all" (The Atlantic Monthly, Dec. 1920).

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