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        Quia Pauper Amavi

      London: The Egoist Ltd,, [1919]. Tall octavo. Original holland boards, white paper title label to spine, fore-edge and bottom edge untrimmed. Some marks and rubbing to boards, title label rubbed, leaves toned with some a little loose. Withal a good copy. First edition, first impression, one of a limited edition of 100 copies signed by the author on the title page, and one of the germinal texts for what would become Pound's Cantos.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Braunschweig:: Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn, 1919 Vierte Auflage; iv, 83 pp., issued as Sammlung Vieweg, Heft 38; Thick wrappers printed in red & black. Neatly signed at the top of the title page: "A. Einstein" in black fountain pen. A very good copy showing light wear, neat contemporary name also on the title page [5.5.1919] the front cover detached but present. A nice copy rarely available signed. Einstein's General Theory on Relativity was first published in the periodical Annalen der Physik in 1916; Printing and the Mind of Man 408, Weil No. 90, 4th to 9th edition [1919-1920] of this title. Custom ¼ leather clamshell case.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition, 4th Printing.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        LA MONTEE AUX ENFERS: POESIES. Illustrée de douze eaux-fortes et vingt-trois dessins par Edouard Chimot.

      In-4 p., bross. orig., custodia in mz. pelle con ang., astuccio con cuffia in pelle, pp. (8),166,(2), illustrato da 13 affascinanti composizioni di Chimot, in tavv. f.t.: sono 13 acqueforti originali incise dall?artista, qui presenti in due stati (a colori e in b.n.). Il vol. è ornato anche da 23 bellissimi finali, disegnati da Chimot. Il ns. esempl. contiene 1 tav. in più (in due stati) e 1 tav. in tre stati. Cfr. Carteret,IV, p. 259: ?Edition recherchée? - Benezit,III, p. 593. Bella edizione di 590 esempl. numer. Il ns., 64, ?sur Hollande van Gelder Zonen?, fa parte della tiratura di 70 (num. 21 a 90), firmati dall?A. e dall?artista e ?contenant deux états des eaux-fortes?. Esemplare ben conservato. .

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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      1919. Very Good. BIANCO, Pamela. FLORA: A BOOK OF DRAWINGS. With Illustrative Poems by Walter de la Mare. London: William Heinemann, (1919). First edition of Bianco's first book; it is inscribed by her on the ffep.: "For Harriet Sprague, with love from Pamela Bianco." Illustrated with 8 color plates and many line illustrations. [8],43 pp. Quarto, illustrated paper boards. A little minor wear to boards, else a fine copy in a very good illustrated dust-wrapper, which has some occasional light soiling, is starting at spine folds, and has shallow loss at heel and crown. Pamela Bianco, born in 1906, was a drawing prodigy; and this book is a result of her first exhibition at the Leicester Galleries, in 1919, when she was thirteen. Walter de la Mare, a visitor to the show, was moved by her exquisite drawings to write the poems that accompany them in this volume. Bianco went on to illustrated books written by others, including her mother, Margery Williams Bianco, as well as books that she wrote. (National Book League, Walter de la Mare: A Checklist, A36 mentions that there are at least five variants to this edition, due to binding errors, causing misplacement of poems and drawings; but it does not list them. In this copy, the last poem, "Sephina," finishes on p.43 with a small illustration at the bottom.)

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company ]
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        Collision of alpha Particles with Light Atoms. I: Hydrogen; II: Velocity of the Hydrogen Atom; III: Nitrogen and Oxygen Atoms; IV: An Anomalous Effect in Nitrogen. [Complete set].

      London, Francis and Taylor, 1919. 8to. (210x130mm). Pages 537-87 of volume 37 of 'The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine, and Journal of Science'. Bound together (with title page and contents) in recent attractive marbled boards (Hanne Jensen). Leather title with gilt lettering on front board. A fine and clean copy.. First printing of the first announcement of artificial transmutation and the discovery of the proton. By bombarding Nitrogen atoms with alpha particles Rutherford produced Hydrogen nucleus and Oxygen 17 - the first man made nuclear reaction. PMM 411, Norman 1873

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Night and Day.

      London: Duckworth and Company (1919).. First edition, 8vo, (iv), 538, (2 advertisement) pp. Marbled endpapers. Recently bound in full black morocco, gilt spine, t.e.g., held in a black cloth slipcase, a lovely copy. Kirkpatrick A4a.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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      Raro manifesto con il discorso che D'Annunzio avrebbe dovuto tenere a Roma il 24 maggio 1919, giorno del quarto anniversario dell'entrata in guerra dell'Italia ma che il capo del governo Orlando aveva vietato. Importante documento premonitore dell'impresa

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        Misteriya-Buff. Geroicheskoe epicheskoe i satiricheskoe izobrazhenie nashei epokhi sdelannoe Vladimirom Mayakovskim. Vtoroye izdanye.

      IMO, Moscow & Petrograd (St. Petersburg) c. 1919. 71 pages. Original printed wrappers. Front wrapper loosened and with old tape repair at hinge. In protective mylar wrappers.. Second edition, probably printed 1919, still with the original text from the first edition (1918). ** Mayakovsky's most famous play, written for the festivities marking the anniversary of the October revolution in 1918. The play was directed by Vsevolod Meyerhold, whereas the art was done by Kazimir Malevich. In 1921, Mayakovsky rewrote the the play, and the new text was published in June 1921, a month after the premiere of the play on May 1st

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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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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        Über die Hypothesen, welche der Geometrie zu Grunde liegen. Neu herausgegeben und erläutert von H. Weyl.

      Berlin, Verlag von Julius Springer, 1919. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. A little spotting and smudging to the front wrapper. Some small tears to back strip and corners. V,(1),47,(3) pp.. First printing of the second edition, which was issued and augmented by Hermann Weyl. Originally published in 1867 as Riemann's 'Habilitationsvortrag' - without doubt one of the most important contributions to geometry ever. The first edition is of almost legendary scarcity

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Tyskland en vintersaga.

      På svensk vers av Hjalmar Söderberg. Stockholm, A. Bonniers boktryckeri, 1919. 165 s. Häftad och ganska nött. Revor och små pappersförluster överst och nederst på ryggen. Några småfläckar och ljusränder på omslaget. Något snedläst. Dedikation till "Marika Stiernstedt från vännen Hj. S." Enstaka blyertsmarkeringar i marginalerna. Ur Carl Olov Sommars bibliotek.. Hjalmar Söderberg och Marika Stiernstedt umgicks i kretsen kring makarna Thiel. I kapitlet "Hjalle" i hennes bok "Mest sanning" skriver Stiernstedt: "ingen som kände Hjalmar Söderberg kunde annat än tycka om honom och vilja honom väl"

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Le manuscript trouvé dans un chapeau.

      Orné de dessins a la plume par Pablo Picasso. Paris. Société littéraire de France 1919. 8:o. 114,(6 last three blank) pp. No. 185 of 750 numbered copies sur vélin. Publisher`s printed wrappers. Sewn as issued. Piece missing at foot of spine into front wrapper. 26,5 x 20 cm.. A nice copy of a fragile book

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria]
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        The chronicles of America series. Edited by Allen Johnson, Gerhard R. Lomer und Charles W. Jeffreys. 50 Bände und Supplement-Band, zusammen 51 Bände.

      Ca. 200 bis 300 S. je Band. Mit zahlreichen Tafeln und Karten. 8° (21 x 14 cm). Rotes Maroquin der Zeit mit Rückentitel, reicher Vergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt ("Bound by James MacDonald Co. New York City"). George Washington Edition. - Komplette, illustrierte Folge der überaus erfolgreichen Reihe. In abgeschlossenen Themenbänden ausgewiesener Fachleute wird die Geschichte Amerikas von den Ureinwohnern bis zum Ende des Ersten Weltkriegs dargestellt, die beiden Schlußbände befassen sich mit Kanada und den "Hispanic nations of the New World". In der vorliegenden Reihe zuätzlich noch mit dem Ergänzungsband von Ralph H. Gabriel und Arthur B. Darling "The Yale course of home study based on The chronicles of America". Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg wurde die Reihe noch mit sechs weiteren Bänden fortgesetzt, die hier aber nicht mehr beigegeben sind. - Seitlich und unten unbeschnitten, teils etwas gebräunt. Die Einbände teils an Kanten und Gelenken berieben, einige Kapitale auch etwas deutlicher beschabt, die Rücken nachgedunkelt, insgesamt aber schön erhalten. - Außergewöhnlich aufwendig und bibliophil gebundene Reihe, die Buchbinderei von James MaDonald war 1880 gegründet worden und bestand für ein Jahrhundert in New York. Die Werkstatt gilt als eine der bedeutendsten Firmen in den USA, 1909 hatte McDonald einen großen Teil der Werkzeuge der "Club Bindery" des Grolier Club übernommen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel]
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        Sindbad le marin et d'autres contes de Mille et Une Nuits.

      4°. 145 (3) S. Mit 27 mont. farb. Illustr. auf Tafeln nach Arthur Rackham. Pergamentband d. 20. Jahrhunderts mit Aussenkantenvergoldung, goldgepr. Rückenschild u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Nicht bei Riall. - Nicht bei Briggs. - Nr. 875 v. 1'500 Ex. Der Einband signiert von Otto Gyfax, Zürich. Die Orig.-Umschläge miteingebunden. - Das Pergament etwas fleckig und verzogen.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Two page Autograph Letter Signed ("John Sloan")

      First. Written on both sides of a single quarto leaf. Dated 30 May 1919 to Gus Mager. Folded as mailed, with some rubbing to the folds, and an ink blot (made by Sloan in the writing), but still very good or better. Written on brown, butcher-type paper, Sloan gives very detailed instructions for stretching, sizing, and preparing canvas for painting, with a brief note to Mager that "The above is about all I know, but I think it is reliable." Mager was the creator of several successful newspaper cartoons including Hawkshaw the Detective, as well as a member of the Ash Can school of fine art painting, and an exhibitor in the landmark first Armory Show. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Geologie der Schweiz

      -1922. 2 Bände in 3, mit vielen Tabellen, Abbildungen im Text und auf z.T. farbigen Tafeln. Register. Halbpergamentbände mit Farbkopfschnitt und Rückenprägung. 4to. * 1: Molasseland und Juragebirge. - 1919. - XX, 704 S.; 2: Die Schweizer Alpen. 2 Halbbände. 2,1: 1921. XI, 476 S.; 2,2: 1922. XXVI, S. 477-1018. - Schwache Gebrauchsspuren, untere Ecken leicht bestossen, Stempel auf den Titelblättern und einigen Innendeckeln, sehr wenige und schwache Bleistiftanstreichungen. Band 2,1: Tafel XIX verfaltet und mit Randläsuren.

      [Bookseller: Comenius-Antiquariat]
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        SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

      London: William Heinemann, 1919.. 1st Edition; xxi, 376pp, errata slip tipped in before page 1, colour photographic frontispiece of the "Endurance", 87 b/w photographs, 1 folding map, probably rebound in the 1930's, Times Book Club ticket on the rear pastedown, map badly torn but complete, Rebound (badly)dark blue cloth, top and bottom of spine split, hinges loosening, splitting. Spine ruled and titled in gilt. Damp stain on top of page edges with staining on many pages. Printed on wartime paper, so browning of pages as usual. Probably the most evocative narrative of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, telling of the survival of Shackleton and his crew under the most extreme circumstances. Taurus 105; Books on Ice, 7.8; Conrad p224; Rosove 308.A1. Good.

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        Die Kunst des Radierens. Ein handbuch von Hermann Struck. Dritte vermehrte und verbesserte auflage.

      Berlin, Verlag bei Paul Cassirer, 1919. Leks. 8vo. 275 s. Originalraderinger av Edvard Munch, Max Liebermann, Hermann Struck, Hans Meid, Paul Baum, og et originallitografi av Max Slevogt. Orig. dekorert kartonert bd. Mangler deler av ryggen.. *Originalraderingen "Landschaft" av Edvard Munch

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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