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        Mitschiffs recht so ! ,- Zeitschrift für Aufbau und Tradition. Verlag Mittler u.Sohn Berlin, Dritter Jahrgang , Heft 1 April 1921 bis Heft 12 , 3 Jahrgang März 1922 . Letzte Zeitschrift dieser Reihe

      Mittler und Sohn , Berlin, 1921/1922. Ges. 240 Seiten Orig. Pappband Papier altersgebräunt, sonst sauber, einige kleine Bleistiftanstriche, Pappband in gutem Zustand R20A Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Castles In The Air. Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon.

      London Cassell 1921 - First edition. 8vo., original cloth, a very good copy, dust-jacket, slightly chipped at corners and spine ends, otherwise an unusually well-preserved copy. More revolutionary tales from the author of The Scarlet Pimpernel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        [Photo Album]: Navy World War I.

      Maryland, 1921. Very Good. Oblong folio. Measuring 12" x 16". String-bound black paper album. Contains 333 sepia-toned or black and white silver gelatin photographs measuring between 1" x 1" and 3" x 12", with captions. Very good album lacking the boards with tiny tiny on the page edges with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a young American Navy seaman during World War I. The album is not completely in chronological order and jumps between 1917 and 1919 throughout it. It appears that the compiler was going to Annapolis as some of the early photographs show buildings on their campus and men in participating in "June Week." He captions the first page, "My First Port" which details the town surrounding West Point showing his family, friends, and fellow cadets as well as a Boy Scout troop he was involved with. One of these photos is a combination of three images to make a panorama of the town. Images from the early pages show men on the rifle range, military ships off the coast of Maryland including some with dazzle camouflage, and a photo of a young cadet with the caption, defenders of our nation." Men are also photographed in their formal white uniforms walking on a dock and posed for a portrait. After he was officially in the Navy the seaman went to Guantanamo and the Virgin Islands. Here he photographed the U.S.S. Craven, the U.S.S. New York, and the U.S.S. Hancock as well as fellow seaman on the deck of a ship and local people in the ports they stopped in. St. Thomas is the first large section of photos from this time. Here he captures Horseshoe Beach, children he captions, "cha-chas," and men firing a canon. Many of the photos show men working on a ship scrubbing the deck and procuring coal for the ship. The next section of photos shows the men going through Panama with images of the lock mechanisms used in the canal and the ship docked in Balboa. Following these images are photos from Moana and Waikiki in Hawaii which include a grass skirt clad woman named "Gertrude." Photos from Hawaii also include surfers, spear fisherman, and well-to-do visitors to the islands. One photo is captioned "Hawaiian Chink" and shows a local man walking down a road. After Hawaii the man was sent to California and photographed Alcatraz and location around Oakland and Berkeley while on leave. They traveled south to San Diego where they visited the Panama--California Exposition and photographed the buildings from the exhibit. After California the seaman was sent again to Panama followed again by Hawaii where he continued photographing Navy ship as well as local people and scenes. One photo from this time is captioned "at sea" and shows a line of navy cruisers sailing with coal smoke billowing from their smoke stacks. He captured a bull fight in Panama and a military parade at a stop in Seattle. He also includes group photographs of his unit as well as images of himself posed with women "week-ending." He was then sent on a "First Class Cruise" to Norway where he photographed the Fjord, the Norway-Sweden Navy men he encountered, and local women and children. This was followed by a trip to Gibraltar where he spent time with "Tommies." One photo shows a group of men on a ship with cameras pointed at the photographer. The seaman stayed with the Navy through the war and into the early 1920s.A wonderful collection of well-composed military photography encompassing years of a Navy seaman's service through World War I and after.

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      WALSH'S CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, 1921 CITY DIRECTORY. This Directory puts its Residents in Two Sections, White Residents in the "WHITE DEPARTMENT" and Black Residents in the "COLORED DEPARTMENT". Makes this Charleston Directory a True Document of the JIM CROW SOUTH that tried to completely separate the races. Published by the Walsh Directory Company, Charleston, South Carolina, 1921. This is the Original, Vintage Directory published in 1921, in the midst of the JIM CROW YEARS. Original hardcovers, printed blue cloth covered boards and red cloth spine, 6x9.5 inches, thick volume, 885 pages. The WHITE residents section is 443 pages (numbered 183 to 625), the COLORED residents section is 203 pages (numbered 627 to 830). The Directory also has a Street Directory and a Classified Section. Contains numerous advertisements of the day. These directories were published as advertising vehicles so ads are everywhere, including the covers and stamped on the page edges. This volume was part of the amazing SUTRO GENEALOGICAL LIBRARY of SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. There is a Sutro Library bookplate on the front pastedown, and Sutro Library ink stamps and associated library marks and stamps here and there throughout. The Sutro Library was (and to a large part still is) a treasure trove of genealogical books collected by Adolph Sutro and donated to the City of San Francisco. The collection was pretty much neglected by the City until, in 2012 the City gave the collection to the library of San Francisco State University. Before and after the move to SFSU, quite a few volumes from the Sutro genealogical library were, sadly, deaccessioned, so that the collection would fit it into its new space. In its new home the Sutro Library is still considered to have the best genealogical collection west of Salt Lake City, and is now much better cared for, it's just not as large as it was. Once these wonderful deaccessioned Sutro genealogy books find new homes they will likely not be seen again for some time. CONDITION: The spine covering is worn and fraying at its ends and its gilt lettering has mostly faded away, the boards have some edge and corner tip wear but remain bright and attractive; internally, the front and rear inner hinges are split but holding, the first and last few pages have some edge wear including some closed tears and small edge chips, there are a few small previous owner's marks here and there, otherwise just lightly used and still tight, bright, clean and clear. Overall a solid, nice copy of this ORIGINAL 1921 CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA DIRECTORY from the Jim Crow South. About the SUTRO LIBRARY (from where this book was deaccessioned): ******The Sutro Library holds the original collection of Adolph Sutro (1830-1898), California businessman and San Francisco mayor. The library has a large collection of publications and items dating from the 13th to the 21st centuries. It also has one of the largest genealogy collections in the U.S. Adolph Sutro's heirs donated his collection to the California State Library in 1913 with the requirement that the collection stay within the city of San Francisco. After operating in various locations in the city for almost 100 years, the Sutro Library moved to a permanent home at San Francisco State University in 2012.****** INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This book is thick and heavy and will require additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks. Good.

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        Heemse. Hof- bosch- en veldzang. In vier zangen. Utrecht, Wed. J. van Schoonhoven, 1783.

      8º (22,3x14cm): pi1 * 4 A-H 8 I 4.Pagination: [2] + 8 + 134 + [2] pp.Cardboard binding. Spine damaged on top and bottom. Placed within decorated slipcase, clad with red leather. Engraved title page with vignette by J. de Wit Jansz. and four headpiece vignettes after drawing by D.S. v/d Laan with images of the 'Huis te Heemse' and its environment. Lit: Anema, Een vergeten dichteres uit de achttiende eeuw (Clara Feyona van Sytzama) (Amsterdam 1921); Van Raesfelt van Sytzama, Heemse. Hof- bosch- en veldzang. Heruitgave met inleiding en aantekeningen door K. Oosterkamp (Hardenberg 1990); Van Veen, De soeticheydt des buyten-levens, vergheselschapt met de boucken. Het hofdicht als tak van een georgische literatuur (Den Haag 1960).

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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        One Thousand Sport Stories

      (The Spink Sport Stories Co.), (Chicago) 1921 - First edition. Three volumes. Red cloth gilt. Binding error has left one page corner a bit oversized, light soiling to the boards, an otherwise fine, tight set. Stories about a number of sports by Spink, one of the leading sportswriters of his day and after whom the sportswriters' wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame is named. Complete sets are scarce, especially in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Original 1921 Program

      - Original program from a May 17, 1921 performance of the Ballets Russes at the Gaite Lyrique, Paris. The evening's program featured Stravinsky's L'Oiseau de Feu, the new ballet Chout (Le Bouffon) with music by Prokofiev and decor by Michel Larionov, a suite of traditional Spanish dances titled Cuadro Flamenco with decor and costumes by Picasso, and the company favorite Danses Polovtsiennes. The color cover features a group of female nudes by Picasso; the contents also include portraits of Stravinsky and Prokofiev by Picasso and Henri Matisse, as well as a two-page color spread of designs by Larionov for Chout, and portrait drawings by Juan Gris. [28] pp. Bound with staples and yellow cord. Some fading and wrinkling to the covers, with staples rusting and some internal smudging; overall in very good condition. 9.5 x 12.5 inches (24.5 x 32 cm)."Two new ballets were premiered during the Ballets Russes's May [1921] season at the Théâtre Gaîté-Lyrique, Paris: Chout and Cuadro Flamenco. Cuadro Flamenco was not performed by dancers from the Ballets Russes but by traditional Spanish dancers." (Library of Congress, "Timeline of Ballets Russes,", written in two versions between 1915 and 1921, was Prokofiev's first completed ballet score for Sergei Diaghilev. Diaghilev had first commissioned Ala and Lolli, but rejected the score submitted by Prokofiev. Although the composer recast some of the music as the Scythian Suite, the projected ballet never saw the light of day. Instead, Diaghilev now asked Prokofiev to write a ballet based on a folk tale recorded by Alexander Afanasyev. The story had been previously suggested to Diaghilev by Igor Stravinsky as a possible subject for a ballet, and Diaghilev and his choreographer Léonide Massine helped Prokofiev to shape this into a ballet scenario.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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        Die Klagelieder Jeremias des Sohnes Hilkias aus Anathoth. Mit Holzschnitten von Wilhelm Schocken

      Berlin: Verlag Otto von Holten, 1921. Übertragung aus dem masoretischen Text und Druckleitung von Lazarus Goldschmidt. Mit 17 Holzschnitten von Wilhelm Schocken, davon sechs Stück ganzseitig und von Schocken mit Bleistift signiert. Erschienen in einer numerierten Auflage von nur 105 Exemplaren, von denen 90 für den Handel bestimmt waren, hier vorliegend das Exemplar Nr. 14. Großformatiger geprägter Lederband, Buchrücken mit Golddruck und fünf Bünden, 13 Blatt mit Goldkopfschnitt und Lesebändchen. Einband etwas berieben. Gutes sowie in Text und Bild sauberes Exemplar dieser überaus seltenen Ausgabe.

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT WEBER GbR]
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        The Works of Joseph Conrad

      20 volumes, set. Signed, limited edition. #214 of 780 sets (750 for sale and 30 for presentation). Original beige cloth with paper boards. Fore edges untrimmed. Partially unopened. Signed by the author on the limitation page of volume 1. No dust-wrappers. Otherwise a near fine, complete set.18 volumes were published in 1921. After Conrad's death in 1924, volume 19 was issued in 1926 and volume 20 in 1927. This is the complete edition.

      [Bookseller: Anthony Smith Books]
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        Gesammelte Werke in sieben Bänden. Vorzugsausgabe.

      Band 1 700 Seiten Band 2 814 Seiten Band 3 669 Seiten Band 4 801 (3) Band 5 552 Seiten Band 6 739 (2) Seiten Band 7 711 Seiten sowie Broschüre mit 64 Seiten. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Original weinroter Ganzledereinband mit schwarzem Rückenschildchen in Leder und goldgeprägtem Titel im lederbespannten Schuber. mit Lesebändchen, auf dem Vorsatz stets Exlibris des Vorbesitzers, die Bände sauber und frisch. Band 1 im Druckvermerk von Dürrenmatt signiert und mit der Nummer 325 (von 333 Exemplaren) nummeriert sowie eine 64seitige Broschüre. Erste Auflage dieser Werkausgabe: WG 82 Inhalt: Band 1 und Band 2: Stücke Band 3: Stücke und Hörspiele Band 4: Romane Band 5: Erzählungen Band 6: Stoffe, Zusammenhänge, Essays und Gedichte Band 7: Essays und Gedichte. Die dazugehörige 64seitige Broschüre fehlt. Friedrich Reinhold Dürrenmatt (* 5. Januar 1921 in Konolfingen/Schweiz - + 14. Dezember 1990 in Neuenburg/Schweiz) war ein bekannter und bedeutender Schweizer Schriftsteller, Dramatiker und Maler.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Dürrenmatt Bilder und Zeichnungen. Mit einer Einleitung von Manuel Gasser und Kommentaren von Friedrich Dürrenmatt. 59. Werk im Klub der Bibliomanen.

      120 bedruckte Seiten, 62 Bildtafeln. 4, gebundene Ausgabe, Original-Halbpergament-Einband mit Goldprägung am Buchrücken in Orignalschuber. der Schuber minimal lichtschattig und berieben sowie am Einschub ca. 2,5 cm eingerissen, das Buch wie neu, diese einmalige Luxusausgabe ist in einer Auflage von 200 in Halbpergament gebundenen Exemplaren erschienen. Diese Buch trägt die Nummer 17. Friedrich Josef Dürrenmatt (* 5. Januar 1921 in Konolfingen + 14. Dezember 1990 in Neuenburg) war ein Schweizer Schriftsteller, Dramatiker und Maler. Weltruhm erzielte er 1956 mit der Komödie "Der Besuch der alten Dame".

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        Krastyo Sarafov. Sbornikŭ po sluchaĭ 30-godishninata mu stsenichna deĭnost ([Text-]Sammlung anlässlich seines 30-jährigen Bühnenjubiläums). Mit 20 Fototafeln. Umschlag und 9 Vignetten im Text nach Gouache- oder Tuschezeichnungen von Sirak Skitnik

      SIRAK SKITNIK, Gestaltung; Khrastyo Petrov SARAFOV: Krastyo Sarafov. Sbornikŭ po sluchaĭ 30-godishninata mu stsenichna deĭnost ([Text-]Sammlung anlässlich seines 30-jährigen Bühnenjubiläums). Hg. unter der Leitung von Stilyan H. Chilingirov. Mit 20 Fototafeln. Umschlag und 9 Vignetten im Text nach Gouache- oder Tuschezeichnungen von Sirak Skitnik. Sofia: (Dŭrzhavna pechatnitsa (Staatsdruckerei) 1921. Lex-4°. 116 [4 (Inhaltsverz.) S., 20 Taf. Originale, mit 2 Klammern geheftete Broschur aus gelbem, dünnem Papier, mit schwarz illustriertem Umschlagtitel. Erstausgabe dieser Festschrift mit 25 Texten verschiedener Autoren (u.a. von Hg. Chilingirov) zu Ehren des 30jährigen Bühnenjubiläums des Schauspielers Krastyo Petrov Sarafov (1876-1952). Sarafov zählt zu den bedeutendsten bulgarischen Mimen in der 1. Hälfte des 20. Jh. und war langjähriges Ensemble-Mitglied des Nationaltheaters. Als solches stand er auch in regem künstlerischem Austausch mit Vertretern der bulgarischen Kunst- und Literaturavantgarde, z.B. mit Dechko Uzunov, der als Bühnen- und Kostümbildner am Nationaltheater wirkte. Auch mit Sirak Skitnik, dem Gestalter dieses Bandes und zwischen 1922 und 1924 auch Dramaturg am Nationaltheater, arbeitete Sarafov zusammen, darüber hinaus waren die beiden seit der gemeinsamen Petersburger Studienjahre auch befreundet. Vorliegende opulente Hommage an Sarafov besticht nun vor allem durch Sirak Skitniks Umschlagillustration, die in der besten expressionistischen Manier dieser frühen Jahre seines avantgardistischen Schaffens gehalten ist. Der in ein strahlendes Arrangement von Linien und geometrischen Elementen gebettete Kopf einer Frau mit Augenmaske erinnert in seinem expressionistischem Gestus an zwei von Sirak Skitniks Schlüsselwerken der ersten Sofioter Avantgarde, die farbigen Linolschnitte zu Mutafovs »Marionetki« (1920) und die Gouachen zu Trayanovs »Bulgarische Balladen« (1920). Die 9 Vignetten im Text schließen an diesen markanten Stil an. Umschlag an Kopf- und Fußende des Rückens mit minimalen Fehlstellen und leicht eingerissen, ebenso an der vorderen Seitenkante, insgesamt etwas fleckig und geringfügig berieben, innen stellenweise gering fingerfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes, großteils unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar dieser elegant breitrandig auf Dünndruckpapier gedruckten Publikation, wie die meisten von Sirak Skitnik illustrierten Titel selten angeboten und gesucht. Jacono 4 (Marionetki), 5 (Bulg. Balladen); Plamen V. Petrov et al.: The Visual Artists of The National Theatre of Bulgaria 1904-1954. Catalogue of the exhibition. Sofia: 2014, P. 213.

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        Romances sans paroles -

      Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud 1921 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 59 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin vert à coins. Dos à nerfs richement orné de caissons dorés et date dorée au talon. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Illustrations couleurs aquarellées in et hors-texte par Léon LEBEGUE. Reliure signée CANAPE. Très belles illustrations. Cette édition comporte un triple frontispice, et trois suites, une en couleurs sur japon, une en bleu sur vélin et une en noir et blanc sur Japon ancien. Tirage limité non précisé, exemplaire n° 5 avec les initiales de F. Ferroud. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [Guillermo Agaya], 1921., Mexico - First edition. 16 mo. Original three quarter clot an marbled boards, [1], 186 [1] pp., including portrait, plus printed notice affixed to the front pastedown sheet. Occasional manuscript corrections. A strange - and rare - socio-political manifesto from a writer who introduces himself as "a Citizen of the [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pro Lisu i Kolobok. Russkaia skazka [About the Fox and the Runaway Bun: A Russian Fairy Tale]. Five copies, in variant pochoir wrappers.; Detskaia biblioteka [Children's Library]

      Paris: J. Povolozky, 1921. Octavos (18.5 × 13.5 cm). Original decorative wrappers pasted over blind self-wrappers (as issued); 8 pp. Wrappers illustrated with five variant pochoir patterns. Numerous small vignettes in the text. Very good. Russian fairy tale printed for children of Russian émigrés in France, with illustrations by the ten-year-old Zhenya Kovarskaya, the daughter of Ilya Kovarskii and Lidiia Kovarskaia, an editor-and-publisher duo which had left Soviet Russia in 1919. Each of the five copies features a variant wrapper, decorated by hand using different patterns, most likely using the pochoir technique. Given small irregularities, it appears likely that this work was also carried out by children. The publisher, J. Povolozky, ran a gallery in Paris in the 1920s and was known for his collaboration with Russian avant-garde artists Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. KVK, OCLC show copies (one each) at NYPL, Princeton, Stanford, and UNC Chapel Hill, without specifying which of the wrapper variants are held. Not at the Russian State or National Library. Not in Savine.

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        Le pays a mon gout.

      Paris, 1921. - 1 vol., portfolio, 11-3/4" x 9-1/4", limited to 550 copies , this copy unnumbered, 12 etched plates by Vertes, printed title with contents and limitation statement on verso, loose as issued in original boards, some loss of gilt on upper cover, rebacked, plates clean and bright. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Weg zur Macht. Drama in drei Akten.

      142 (1) Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Hardcover/Pappeinband das Buch völlig neu gebunden, einschließlich Vorsatz, der Vortitel stockfleckig, auf dem fliegenden stockfleckigen Vorsatz zweizeilige Widmung des Autors, signiert und datiert (4. Febr. 1921). Signaturen Heinrich Manns sind um ein Vielfaches seltener als die seines Bruders Thomas. Luiz Heinrich Mann (* 27. März 1871 in Lübeck - + 11. März 1950 in Santa Monica, Kalifornien) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller und der ältere Bruder von Thomas Mann.

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        Catalogue of the principal English books in circulation at Library

      Mudie's Select Library 1921 - xvi, 1320 p. 1 vol. Established 1842. Catalogue of English books 1927-28 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Revista mensual nº 1, 2 y 3

      Imprenta Maroto, Madrid 1921 - Rústica 64 pags. Números 1, 2 y 3. Revista dirigida por Juan Ramón Jiménez. Muy bien conservada. La Rosa de Papel, suplemento del nº 1. El lorito real, suplemento del nº 2 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERÍA GULLIVER]
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        China: Das Land der Mitte/Der Tempelbau Band 1

      Hagen , 1921. Paperback. UsedGood. China: Das Land der Mitte/Der Tempelbau Band 1. Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        Monday or Tuesday With Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell

      First edition. 8vo., original decorated boards, brown cloth spine. Richmond, The Hogarth Press.

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        How Plants Are Trained To Work For Man Complete In 8 Volumes

      New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company(1921). All eight volumes in this set are bound in brown cloth with gilt printing. All have gilt top edges, illustrated endpapers and intact tissue guards between the frontis and title page.Near fine set with some light shelf-wear to spine edges and corners and a couple of tiny marks to boards of a couple of volumes--really excellent condition for the whole set. Volume I is entitled Plant Breeding, 352 pages; Volume II is Grafting and Budding, 352 pages; Volume III is Fruit Improvement, 352 pages; Volume IV is entitled Small Fruits, 384 pages; Volume V is Gardening and has 352 pages; Volume IV entitled Useful Plants, 352 pages; Volume VII is Flowers and has 384 pages and Volume VIII is entitled Trees and also includes a Biography and Index. There are many color plates throughout all the volumes. "These eight volumes are not a compilation from the works or words of others, but a description of some of the results of actual work for the past fifty years among millions of living plants, including almost every one known to growers and many thousand species never seen in cultivation -- from the prefatory note.Very hard to find the whole set in this extremely nice condition!; Vol. 8; Color Illustration s; 8" x5 1/2", 42, 47, 49, 60, NF/NONE

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        En marge des marées

      - Nrf, Paris 1921, 16,5x21,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese, una delle 108 copie numerate sul filo puro Lafuma posato Navarra e reimposto a Quarto carta protocollo, edizione deluxe. Associazione a bradel completo blu carta decorazione astratta, schiena liscia, bordeaux marocco pezzo titolo pressare le coperture e le parti posteriori palladio conservato (piccoli morsi, senza gravità sulla schiena), elegante moderno vincolante firmato T. Boichot. Nizza copia ben stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 108 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier bleu à décor abstrait, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux sertie de palladium, couvertures et dos conservés (infimes piqûres sans gravité sur le dos), élegante reliure moderne signé de T. Boichot. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi.  

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        Rays Of Positive Electricity, And Their Application To Chemical Analysis (Second Edition)

      Longmans, Green And Co, London 1921 - X, 237 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Second Edition With "Considerable" New Matter And Plates. "I Have Paid Special Attention To Those Properties Of The Positive Rays Which Seem To Throw Light On The Problems Of The Structure Of Molecules And Atoms And The Question Of Chemical Combination". Blue Cloth, Spine Lettered In Gilt, Front Cover Lettered In Black. Recased With Original Covers, And Minor Cosmetic Repairs. Browning To Endpapers. Pages Clean And Bright, No Foxing. Ownership Name Dated In 1922 On Front Endpper. This Second Edition Is Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Works of Robert Louis Stevenson--Vailima Edition, 26 Volumes

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1921. Limited Edition. Hardcover. The collected works of Robert Louis Stevenson in 26 volumes, the "Vailima Edition," limited to 1030 sets in the United States, this being numbered 541. All volumes have bindings of blue buckrum with title on white pastedown on spine and deckled edges, are covered in original glassine wrappers, and are slipcased (except for Vol. 13, missing slipcase) ; also, 16 volumes are in original shipping boxes and the other 10 volumes are in brown publisher's wrap. All volumes are in very good condition; text blocks are clean and bindings are tight in all volumes, some volumes have uncut leaves and some have light wear to bottom and top edges; most glassine wrappers have small tears at edges. This beautiful edition contains Stevenson's writings from his most famous works such as "Treasure Island," "Kidnapped," "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, more personal titles such as "Memories and Portraits" and his travel writings such as "An Inland Voyage" and "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes." This set is a fine tribute to an author with a remarkable number of works and range of genres. Shipping may cost extra due to weight of item. Please call for more images. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

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        Catalogue of the John Story Jenks Collection of Coins, Ancient Greek, Roman, and the Entire World. early American, Colonial, and State Issues. Also United States Patterns and the Regular Issues

      Philadelphia 1921 - xii, 653 pages, 7302 lots, 42 superb photographic plates, maroon half Morocco, cloth sides, prices realized list bound in. A strictly fine example. One of the great desirata of American numismatic literature - a plated Jenks. Davis 210. Adams 40 with his ¿A+¿ rating. ¿Superb coins of the world plus U.S., all expertly described.¿ One of 60 copies issued with plates, this being the pre sale edition with the price list added. . The largest and the last of the large format Chapman sales, and without a doubt Henry¿s signature piece which was used for years as a standard reference in all series of U.S. and world coinage. A massive work, issued, even without the plates, in cloth only, it represented the end of a 39 year era of superbly illustrated quarto sized catalogues. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Circle: A Comedy in Three Acts

      George H. Doran, New York 1921 - First American edition. Fine in gray papercovered boards with paper spine labels, in a good, first issue dustwrapper (with brown lettering) with overall toning, several small chips, and a long tear along the rear spine fold. Basis for two films, the 1925 Frank Borzage version, and David Burton's 1930 film, Strictly Unconventional. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Problème Islamique. Conférence de M. Massignon [ Présidence de M. le général Malleterre - Séance du Lundi 9 Mai 1921. Comité National d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques ] [ Edition originale ]

      Imprimerie d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques 1921 - 1 brochure in-8, Imprimerie d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques, s.d. [ 1921 ], 34 pp. Très rare exemplaire de cette conférence de Louis Massignon (1883-1982). Suite à la conférence de Massignon, un débat est ouvert avec divers intervenants, dont Mahmoud Bey Salem et M. Maksoudof. Etat très satisfaisant (couv. lég. frottée) Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Die göttliche Komödie, 3 Bände komplett. Deutsch von O. Gildemeister, hg. von K. Toth. Farbenphantasie von Franz von Bayros. Erster Band: Hölle. Zweiter Band: Fegefeuer. Dritter Band Paradies. Deutsch-Italienisch. La Divina Commedia.

      Amalthea Verlag, Zürich und Leipzig 1921 - "kl.4°, O- Halbpergamenteinband. Pergamentrücken mit goldener Beschriftung, 4 unechte Bünde. Goldene Titelvignette. Kopfgoldschnitt. Lesebändchen. XLII + 428; 434; 443 Seiten. "Dieses Buch wurde auf Anregung von Bayros im Auftrag von .einmaligen numerierten . 1100 Exemplare. Dieses Exemplat trägt die Nummer: 255". Je ein Exlibris am Buchdeckel innen. Gute und saubere Exemplare." 0 S.

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        Traite de la cataracte et du glaucoma / 1921 / 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV.

      Anvers / Antwerp, Buschmann uitgever, 1921. In-12, (10) 260 (6) pages, 4 planches dépliantes. Original Reliure d'édition. Tiré à 215 ex. num.15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV.Reprint of Paris, Laurent d'Houry, 1709.

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        Pro Lisu i Kolobok. Russkaia skazka [About the Fox and the Runaway Bun: A Russian Fairy Tale]. Five copies, in variant pochoir wrappers.; Detskaia biblioteka [Children's Library]

      Paris: J. Povolozky, 1921. Octavos (18.5 × 13.5 cm). Original decorative wrappers pasted over blind self-wrappers (as issued); 8 pp. Wrappers illustrated with five variant pochoir patterns. Numerous small vignettes in the text. Very good. Russian fairy tale printed for children of Russian émigrés in France, with illustrations by the ten-year-old Zhenya Kovarskaya, the daughter of Ilya Kovarskii and Lidiia Kovarskaia, an editor-and-publisher duo which had left Soviet Russia in 1919. Each of the five copies features a variant wrapper, decorated by hand using different patterns, most likely using the pochoir technique. Given small irregularities, it appears likely that this work was also carried out by children. The publisher, J. Povolozky, ran a gallery in Paris in the 1920s and was known for his collaboration with Russian avant-garde artists Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. KVK, OCLC show copies (one each) at NYPL, Princeton, Stanford, and UNC Chapel Hill, without specifying which of the wrapper variants are held. Not at the Russian State or National Library. Not in Savine.

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        Jewish Family at the table. Jüdische Familie am Tisch.

      1921.(). Drypoint. 5 3/4 in x 7 3/4 in (14.6 cm x 19.6 cm) .

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        Le Chariot de terre cuite: D'après la pièce du Théatre Indien attribuée au Roi Soudraka.

      Paris: Piazza, 1921.(). Illustrated by Leon Carré. One of 910 numbered copies with 20 pochoirs by Carré. Carteret, IV, p. 60. Good in original wrappers, spine has some splitting and chipping, pages coming loose, original glassine wrapper present with numerous tears and missing pieces notably along spine; interior text and plates lovely and crisp.

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        Schreitender Tiger, den Kopf nach links gewendet.

      - Kaltnadelradierung, 1921, rechts unten signiert „Wilh. Kuhnert", links unten nummeriert „64-100" sowie mit dem Künstlerstempel (Schreitender Elefant), auf chamoisfarbenem Bütten. 14,3:17,8 cm, Blattgröße 28,8 x 36 cm.- Insgesamt gebräunt, recto Verfärbungen von Tesafilmspuren durch alte Folienmontage im Passepartoutauschnitt. Hirzel 75. – Prachtvoller, differenzierter, wunderbar gratiger Druck mit breitem Rand. Kuhnert, der als Maler, Illustrator und Autor tätig war, zählt zu den bedeutendsten deutschen Tiermalern seiner Zeit. Nach einem Studium 1883-1887 an der Kunstakademie in Berlin als Schüler von F. Bellermann (1814-1889) und P. Meyerheim (1842-1915) unternahm er von dort aus Reisen nach Ägypten, Ostafrika und Indien, um vor Ort Tier- und Landschaftsstudien zu betreiben. Er schuf ein umfangreiches graphisches Werk.

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        Resting Lion

      Germany: np, 1921. #52 of 100. No Binding. Fine. Kuhnert, Wilhelm. Wilhelm Kuhnert, who painted during the late 1800s and early 1900s, is considered one of the greatest animal painters ever. He produced a number of etchings, virtually all of which are highly sought after to this date. One of Kuhnert's largest images. # 52 of 100 etchings. Signed and numbered, no stamp. Ref. plate 83 page 128 in The Animal Art of Wilhelm Kuhnert. Image size 3 7/8 x 6 6/7 Plate size 4 1/4 x 7. Single mat. 12 3/8 x 14 3/4. Elaborate wooden gilt frame. 16 1/2 x 9. Additional postage required (especially for outside the US).

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      LIBRERIA EDITRICE POPOLARE ITALIANA, MILANO 1921 - ITALIANO Prefazione di sua Eccell.Mons.Giovanni Cazzani e di Johannes Joergensen, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi, con fioriture sparse e bordi non rifilati, legatura lenta, con tavole in nero fuori testo e piccole testatine, brossura editoriale illustrata con ritratto della Santa a firma di Giotto, con bruniture del tempo, fioritura e strappi al dorso

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        The circle. A comedy in three acts

      London: William Heineman, 1921. FIRST EDITION. including half-title. Original printed wrappers, brown lettering to covers and spine, with publisher's advertisements to verso of top wrapper and both sides of bottom wrapper; without the binder's leaf before the first blank. Small slip tipped onto verso of title, from the Samuel French company, regarding representation fees. First few gatherings slightly loose, else fine. First edition, first binding state. The Circle, with its heroine leaving her husband and running off with her lover, is considered by far to be Maugham's best play. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 106; Stott, A24a; NCBEL, 4, 664.

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        Eight ALS by Lev L'vovich Tolstoy (1869-1945), the son of Lev Tolstoy, to Jacques Patin (1883-1948), the editor of Figaro

      Paris and Wiesbaden, 1921. Eight single leaves, some folded. Very good, with exception of one letter, with tear and some loss to text. The son of Lev Tolstoy, Lev L'vovich Tolstoy was a firm believer in his father's ideals in his youth, but later became increasingly opposed to his philosophical and ethical ideas. He studied sculpture with Rodin and tried, without success, to become a published writer, as well as writing about his childhood and impressions of his father. In 1918 he emigrated, living in Paris before eventually settling in Sweden. The letters included here date to a period when he wrote articles on his father and was making a difficult living as a journalist. Among other things, they contain his negative reaction to his mother's memoirs, discuss his own writing and plans to publish his recollections, and detail his financial woes. "Je prends la liberté de vous envoyer pour le Figaro un article littéraire, souvenirs personnels sur mon père et deux de ses nouvelles. Vous me rendriez un grand service en les publiant le plus tôt possible, car hélas je dois exister du journalisme." - "Je me permets de vous envoyer ci-jointes quelques pages sur la nouvelle posthume de mon père Le Diable. Je parlais de cette ?uvre dans un article sur la Sonate à Kreutzer, qui a été publié dans le Journal, mais la rédaction n'a pas voulu publier ces pages qui sont pourtant intéressantes. Peut-être pourrez-vous en faire usage en les publiant dans le Figaro ensemble avec le chapitre qui parle des ouvrages de Tolstoï pour le théâtre [...] Je vous suis très obligé pour l'aide que vous m'avez donnée pour la publication de mes souvenirs ainsi que je remercie Monsieur Robert de Flers pour l'article qu'il a publié dans le Figaro. [...] Maintenant, comme je suis sans argent à ce moment et le change est très déplorable pour notre séjour ici, je vous prierais d'avoir l'extrême obligeance de me faire envoyer ici 300-400 francs avec le premier courrier." - "Ma Vie c'est une ignoble escroquerie littéraire et il faut le dire carrément. Le publique est dupé. On achète ce petit livre croyant lire quelque chose de Tolstoï, sa vie, tandis que cela n'est qu'un récit d'une baba russe, un récit d'une langue russe magnifique, mais un rien comme intérêt [...] littéraire.".

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        C. Sallustio Crispo - La guerra di Giugurta recata in italiano col testo a fronte ed annotata da Vincenzo D'Addozio

      G. C. Sansoni Edotore - Firenze, PRATO 1921 - Piccola biblioteca per la diffusione degli studi classici INTERLINGUE Tascabile degli anni '20 in stato discreto, coperta in cartoncino, bordo e punte consumati con strappetti, lacerazione sul dorso, fioritura sparsa, cerniera appena allentata, tagli leggermente bruniti con barbe, macchia su quello concavo, margine concavo di diverse pagine macchiato, presenza di marginalia. Fa parte della collana Piccola biblioteca per la diffusione degli studi classici. Nuova tiratura. Solo Tomo I. Lingue: Italiano, Latino a fronte.

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        L'homme qui assassina.

      Paris, Cres, 1921. - circa 25 x 20 cm. 2 ff., 231 pp., 2 ff., with 47 compositions dessinees et gravees sur bois par Gerard Cochet Contemporary red morocco with green inlays and decorations, in a decorated leather jacket (original covers bound in) "Number 727 printed on "velin pur fil Lafuma" - here in a very elegant and sumptuous binding signed A. N. P. - Front cover with a star and half moon under ribands, like an order. Wrapper in red leather with green decorated papers on covers. - Half-title with a long and fully signed dedication by the author who confesses that he has never seen such a nice copy of his own book. " "- Just minor browning, original wrappers fine, crisp and very beautiful. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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