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        Complete Works of ? Edited by Robert Ross

      New York: Bigelow, Brown & Co, 1921. Authorized edition. Frontispiece to each volume. 10 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters red morocco and cloth sides. Some toning to spines, else VG. Authorized edition. Frontispiece to each volume. 10 vols. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Brev til Bertam Dybwad,Kristiania 27. mars 1921. Signert.

      A5 1 s. beskrevet på dobbelt ark. Pent.. " ... Deres Leonardo - verk er enestående. ..." Om Quaderni d'Anatomia

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        Norman and Plantagenet 1066-1485†by H Avray Tipping (1921)

      VG+ with no dj. rare. assumed 1st. Country Life 1921. Folio hardcover. Heavy. Book is tight, clean, unmarked with very light shelf ware

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        The Palace of Minos: A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries at Knossos

      London: Macmillan, 1921. Ex-Library. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Six volumes complete (but no index volume which came much later), 1921-1935, TEG, 12 plates and maps in rear pockets, ex library condition which shows edge wear and has usual defacements with library name blackened out on fore-edges and bottom, white spine numbers exist, a most gorgeous set showing meticulous historical and archaeological care, well illustrated (some chromoliths), a classic set of great book publishing with gilt designs, emblems, trim. Quite heavy so expect additional costs..

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        Liebeshändel nach alten Erzählungen

      . . 4 Radierungen, handkoloriert, davon 3 in Hochformat (ca. 10 x 15 cm) und 1 in Querformat (9,5 x 15 cm). 1921. " ... erschienen ... in einer nummerierten Auflage von 30 Exemplaren, wovon 20 als Mappe zur Ausgabe gelangen. Die Radierungen wurden in der Reiher-Presse zu Weimar gedruckt, handkoloriert und vom Künstler signiert. Die Mappe fertigte die Buchbinderei Otto Dorfner, Weimar. Diese Mappe trägt die Nr. 8" - Türkisfarbene OHalbpergamentmappe mit goldgeprägter Illustration von Walter Klemm auf Deckel, 33 x 25 cm. - Radierungen im beschnittenen Rand leicht fleckig, in Passepartouts montiert. - Mappe oben mit 3 cm breitem Lichtrand, etwas kratzspurig, bestoßen und fleckig.

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        LA VITA NUOVA Nel sesto centenario della morte di Dante Alighieri.

      Bergamo, Istituto Italiano d?'Arti Grafiche 1921. In-4 gr., bella legatura in velluto editoriale (fregi al piatto anteriore leggemente sbiaditi), ricche decorazioni in oro ai piatti e filetti al dorso, taglio sup. dorato, pp. (10),XCIII,(11), tutte a fogli chiusi; ornato ai margini di ogni pag. da delicati fregi in oro e a colori di Nestore Leoni, con le bellissime illustrazioni e allegorie a colori di Vittorio Grassi. Riproduzione in fac-simile dell'ediz. originale del 1907 (illustrata e miniata su pergamena da Leoni e Grassi), ?"testo raffermato da Michele Barbi per la Societa?' Dantesca Italiana?". Cfr. Mambelli,782. Pregevole ediz. di lusso, in tirat. di 1321 esempl. numerati e firmati dagli artisti, su carta avoriata con speciale sigla in filigrana, appositam. fabbricata dalle Cartiere Miliani. Il ns., 1197, è ben conservato.

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        Lehrbuch der Liebe.

      - Deutsch von Ernst Hohenemser. Berlin, Paul Cassirer 1921. Mit illustr. Titel und 8 Textillustrationen (teils Vignetten) in Original-Lithographie von Max Slevogt. Gr.-4°. 90 S., 3 Bl. uf festem Zanders-Bütten. Handgebundener cremefarbener Orig.-Schweinslederbd auf 5 Bünden mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette von Slevogt, Rückentitel in Gold, vergoldeter Innenkantenbordüre und Kopfgoldschnitt. Erste dieser illustrierten Ausgabe, bereits 1920 erschienen. - XVIII. Werk der Pan-Presse. - Eins von 100 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, hier ohne die Extrasuite der Lithographien und ohne die Signatur des Künstlers in Druckvermerk. - Rümann 69 a. - Söhn 473. - Rodenberg I, 454. - Feilchenfeldt/Brandis 152.A. - Gutes Exemplar.

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        Architectures Recueil Publie Sous la Direction de

      1921. |~| SÜE, Louis and André MARE. Architectures Recueil 1921. 148, [2] pp. Illustrated with numerous full-page coloured plates of interior decoration, plus attractive lithographic head- and tailpieces throughout. Large folio, 520 x 370 mm, bound in half morocco by Devauchelle. Paris: Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1921. |~||~||~||~| One of the most spectacular books printed during the height of the Art Deco movement about Art Deco. André Mare and Louis Süe were both trained painters who turned to interior design as early as 1905. Due to their lack of design or craft training, both Süe and Mare were grouped with the Coloristes in Paris before the First World War. Their association in La Compagnie des Arts Francais helped give birth to the Art Deco movement. Illustrated with a frontispiece and ornaments throughout by Paul Vera. Original wood engravings and etchings in colour and black and white by Roger de la Fresnaye, Laurençin, Laboureur, Segonzac, and Boussingault. Also with thirty-four large handsome plates, several in colour, of plans, façades, interiors, and furniture by Süe and Mare for clients in Madrid and Paris, etched by Jacques Villon. One of 500 numbered copies. Now a rare book, since the majority of copies have been dismembered for the plates. Jacques Villon, Les Estampes et les Illustrations, Catalogue Raisonne, E.291 and E.600-632.

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        Elus et Appelés, études et essais

      first edition. Third copy of the deluxe edition on Holland paper paper, numbered 1 to 20. Emile Paul frères Paris 1921 14x19cm broché

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        Ohne Titel. Öl auf Hartfaser 1973. 72 x 53 cm, in Künstlerrahmung, unten rechts monogrammiert und datiert.

      . . * Günter Albert Schulz 1921 in Stettin geboren, 1942-44 Studium an der, Staatlichen Akademie für Buchgewerbe und grafische Künste Leipzig bei Hans Soltmann und Bruno Heroux, 1959-76 Lehrtätigkeit im Fachbereich Kunsterziehung der Universität Leipzig, 2004 in Leipzig verstorben. Rahmen mit wenigen Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, sonst guter Erhaltungszustand.

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        21 autograph letters (17), lettercards (1) and postcards (3), mostly signed.

      Various places, 1921 and 1922.. 4to and 8vo. Altogether 37 pp.. Very comprehensive collection of private letters written to his last love, Rose Ader (1890-1955). "Between 1921 and 1923, Puccini enjoyed what was likely his last romantic fling when he fell passionately in love with a young German soprano, Rose Ader, for whom he created the part of Liu in his final work, Turandot'" (The New Grove Dictionary). "My good and sweet Rosa", Puccini wrote on April 17, 1921, on one of his earliest letters to Rose, "I am deeply moved as I write you. I would wish to be able to tell you what I have in my heart - if only you could understand! Besides the distance which separates us there is the matter of the language which prevents us from saying all that we have in our hearts - what good fortune that I should have met you and what misfortune not to be able to speak together! I would have such riches in expression with which to express my great love! A love which will be with me all my life - you cannot imagine what an impression you made on me! Your languid eyes which when they looked at me strike my heart as though to seek an echo of an immense affection. I shall never be able to forge you - my Rosa what will happen to me. How can I bear being so far away. Yet it is necessary to suffer and to wait. Life is all one waiting and one suffering! Study, study, I beg you on my knees. Study with ardor and feverishly a little of my language. I believe that guided by the love that you have for me you will soon succeed in understanding me. That day will be one of the most beautiful ones of our life. Write to me even in German. I shall have your letter translated. If with the help of Mrs. S... you wish to write in French I shall not let the eyes of a stranger see your letter. I shall write you every week and even more often than that. How clearly I write! Never have I written in this manner - for you, my joy, I do everything [...]" (transl. from the Italian original).

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      - (DETMOLD,EDWARD)illus. FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS retold by Mrs. Randolph Stawell. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date [1921]. Thick 4to, (9 x 11"), white cloth pictorially stamped in gold, Fine condition in dust wrapper with mounted color plate (dw is frayed on spine ends). First edition. Illustrated by Detmold with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards. This is beautiful copy, scarce in the dw. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Selbstmörderwettbewerb.

      Berlin, Otto v. Holten (Privatdruck), 1921.. Kl.-8°. (2),29,(9) S. Orig.-Pappband.. Rodenberg 244; Schauer II,44. - Kolophon: 'Hier endet: Der Selbstmörderwettbewerb von Johannes Auerbach. Einband, satzanordnung, frontispice- und titelradierung von Marcus Behmer. Buchdruck von Otto v. Holten; kupferdruck von Willy Braun. Einhundertundfünfzig abzüge; davon fünfzig nicht für den Handel. Die Radierungen in nummer 1-12 von den unverstählten platten. Nr. 20'. - Mit radiertem Doppeltitel von der verstählten Platte, von Marcus Behmer signiert. - Gesetzt aus Petit Tiemann-Kursiv (ohne Versalien). - Einband gering fleckig; fliegendes Vorsatz sowie wenige Seiten schwach stockfleckig; ansonsten schönes und sauberes Exemplar.

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        LA VITA NUOVA. Nel sesto centenario della morte di Dante Alighieri.

      Istituto Italiano d?Arti Grafiche 1921 In - 4 gr., bella legatura in velluto editoriale (fregi al piatto anteriore leggemente sbiaditi), ricche decorazioni in oro ai piatti e filetti al dorso, taglio sup. dorato, pp. (10),XCIII,(11), tutte a fogli chiusi; ornato ai margini di ogni pag. da delicati fregi in oro e a colori di Nestore Leoni, con le bellissime illustrazioni e allegorie a colori di Vittorio Grassi. Riproduzione in fac - simile dell'ediz. originale del 1907 (illustrata e miniata su pergamena da Leoni e Grassi), ?testo raffermato da Michele Barbi per la Societa? Dantesca Italiana?. Cfr. Mambelli,782. Pregevole ediz. di lusso, in tirat. di 1321 esempl. numerati e firmati dagli artisti, su carta avoriata con speciale sigla in filigrana, appositam. fabbricata dalle Cartiere Miliani. Il ns., 1197, è ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Kunstgeschichtliche Grundbegriffe. Das Problem der Stilentwicklung in der neueren Kunst.

      München, Hugo Bruckmann, 1921.. 5. Auflage div. Abb., 260 Seiten 25,5 x 18 cm. , Halbleinen. Sofortversand. Der Einband ist bestossen und zerkratzt, die Seiten sind etwas angedunkelt und leicht fleckig. Hier handelt es sich um ein Standardwerk der Kunstrezeption. Keine Frakturschrift. 130418bm10

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        Jedermann. Das Spiel vom Sterben des reichen Mannes.

      -,, Salzburg, 1921 - Salzburg, -, 1921. OProgrammzettel. Jaklitsch III 1. - Regie: Max Reinhardt. Kostüme: Alfred Roller. Darsteller: Werner Krauß, Alexander Moissi, Frieda Richard, Helene Thimig, Hedwig Bleibtreu, Werner Krauß u.a. Deutsch

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        Der Querschnitt durch 1921. Marginalien der Galerie Flechtheim. - Mit Original-Holzschnitt von Frans Masereel. - Karl Vollmüller gewidmetes Exemplar.

      Berlin / Düsseldorf / Frankfurt, Galerie Flechtheim, 1921. 1 Bl. (Titel und Widmungsseite), 1 Tafel, S. a-m, 250 Seiten, 1 Blatt, zahlr. Illustrationen. 8°, Original-Halbleinen mit Deckelillustration (de Vlaminck) und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.. Mit handschriftlicher Zueignung an "Dr. Vollmöller", gemeint sein dürfte der Kunstförderer, Archäologe und Schriftsteller Karl Vollmöller. -- In einer Auflage von 400 Exemplaren erschienener Jahresband der Mitteilungen aus der Galerie Alfred Flechtheim (Heft 1 Januar, 2/3 Mai, 4/5 Sept., 6 Dezember) - dieses Exemplar ohne Nummerierung, stattdessen mit gedruckter Widmungsseite, in die handschriftlich - der Schrift nach zu urteilen von Flechtheim persönlich - der Name "Dr. Vollmöller" eingefügt ist. -- Mit dem Original-Holzschnitt von Frans Masereel. -- Vor Heft 1 eingebunden der Beitrag: "La Captivite de Cezanne" von Andre Salmon aus dem Jahr 1914 und 8-seitiges Inhaltsverzeichnis. - Mit Beiträgen von Guido Bagier, Peter Behrens (über Carl Ernst Osthaus), Collofino, Theodor Daeubler, Max Ernst (Dada est mort, vive Dada!), Walter Gropius (Das Bauhaus in Weimar), Mynona, Karl Otten (über Hans Bolz), Rene Scickele, Hermann Harry Schmitz, Otto Schoff, Hans Siemsen, Carl Sternheim, Thea Sternheim, Hermann von Wedderkopf, Paul Westheim, Karl With u.a. -- Illustrationen von Matisse, Bonnard, Nauen, Masereel, Marie Laurencin, Jawlensky, Lasker-Schüler, Andre Derain, Jules Pascin, Max Burchartz, Paul Klee, Albert Gleizes, Kees van Dongen, E. de Fiori, George Braque, Bernhard Hoetger, Ludwig Meidner, Max Pechstein, Paul Seehaus, R. Sintenis, Christian Rohlfs u. v.a. -- Einband leicht berieben und gebräunt, an den Kanten teils bestoßen, Bindung im Inhaltsverzeichnis etwas aufgeplatzt, eine Seite stärker beschnitten, Klammerheftung rostig, Vorsätze mit wenigen (hinten etwas mehr) braunen Flecken, insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        El Verdugo. Aus dem französischen neu übertragen von Kalr Federn.

      Berlin, Euphorion, 1921.. 18,5 : 13,5 cm. 3 blank leaves, 58 pages, 3 leaves /2 blank). with 6 original, signed etchings by Klaus Richter and etched title-page by Jan Tschichold. Illustrated original calf (signed Hübeö & Denck) top edge gilt.. One of 150 numbered copis of the deluxe edition with the signed etchings by Klaus Richter. The artist was a pupil of Lovis Corinth and m,ember of the Berlin Secession. - Edges a bit rubbed, otherwise a fine copy.

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        Sour Grapes A Book of Poems

      Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1921. First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Original gray-green boards, paper spine label mentioning Williams name. BEAUTIFUL COPY. Beautiful copy of this scarce and fragile early collection, which contains some of Williams' most memorable and beloved poems from the period: "The Widow's Lament in Springtime," "Spouts," "Light Hearted William," "Portrait of the Author," etc. Williams, p. 31

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        Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates

      1921. first edition. Edition De Luxe on Vellum Stock - One of 50 CopiesInscribed by Merle Johnson to Harry Everett TownsendOne of Howard Pyle's StudentsPYLE, Howard. JOHNSON, Merle, compiler. Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates. Fiction, Fact & Fancy concerning the Buccaneers & Marooners of the Spanish Main: From the writing & Pictures of Howard Pyle: Compiled by Merle Johnson. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1921. Large Paper Edition de Luxe on Vellum Stock. Limited to fifty copies signed by Merle Johnson. Folio (12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches; 317 x 235 mm.). [4], xviii, 246, [1], [5, blank] pp. 12 full-page tipped in color plates and 2 small tipped-in color plates (pp. 232 & 239), 24 tipped-in monotone plates and 1 small tipped-in monotone plate (p. 3), 24 black & white text illustrations and 8 decorative initials. Publishers quarter cream buckram over gray boards. Front cover decoratively lettered in dark gray and color plate "Captain Keitt" (facing p. 212) pasted on within dark gray border. Spine decoratively lettered in gilt. Pictorial front free-endpaper, partially uncut. The ink inscription on the limitation page reads "Special Copy for / Harry E. Townsend / With thanks for / the original Pyle / Pirate sketch lent / by him for this / book / Merle Johnson". An exceptionally fine copy in the original glassine wrapper (slightly torn on back but 95% complete) and the original light brown cardboard box with printed label Townsend written in pencil, pasted onto top (corners of box neatly repaired)."Pirates, Buccaneers, Marooners, those cruel but picturesque sea wolves who once infested the Spanish Main, all live in present-day conceptions in great degree as drawn by the pen and pencil of Howard Pyle. Pyle, artist-author, living in the latter half of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth, had the fine faculty of transposing himself into any chosen period of history and making its people flesh and blood again --- not just historical puppets. His characters were sketched with both words and picture; with both words and picture he ranks as a master, with a rich personality which makes his work individual and attractive in either medium… Important and interesting to the student of history, the adventure-lover, and the artist, as they are, these Pirate stories and pictures have been scattered through many magazines and books. Here, in this volume, they are gathered together for the first time, perhaps not just as Mr. Pyle would have done, but with a completeness and appreciation of the real value of the material which the author's modesty might not have permitted." (Merle Johnson, Foreword).Harry Everett Townsend (1879-1941) was a major American painter, print-maker and illustrator. Early in life he displayed his talent for art by earning money as a sign painter for local businessmen. After graduation from high school he went to Chicago to study at the Art Institute. During the summers he serviced farm equipment for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company and traveled to the American Southwest. Both the Rock Island and Santa Fe Railroads used his scenic paintings for advertising. In 1900 Townsend began to study under Howard Pyle in Wilmington, Delaware, after which he studied briefly in Paris and in London. He returned to Chicago in 1904 to teach for a short time at the Academy of Fine Arts, after which he moved to Leonia, New Jersey, to begin a successful career illustrating magazines such as Harper's, Century, Everybody's, and McClure's as well as a number of books. In 1912 he established a studio in northern France so that he could be close to both Paris and London. The onset of war forced Townsend to return to the United States, where he resumed his work as an illustrator. He began his war service drawing posters before receiving his captain's commission in 1918. Much of Townsend's work during the war focuses on the human element. He produced a number of images showing how the rigors of combat eventually leave little to distinguish between winners and losers in war. After the war Townsend returned to illustrating. His experiences with the AEF, War Diary of a Combat Artist, were published in 1991.BAL, 16416

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        Die deutsche Artillerie in den Durchbruchschlachten des Weltkrieges. Mit zahlreichen Skizzen im Text und als Anlagen.

      Berlin, Mittler, 1921.. Royal octavo. Pp. viii, 119. With a total of 36 sketch maps of which 10 are in the text and 26 on 3 large folding sheets in rear pocket. Plus large folding map, 45x70 cm, also in rear pocket. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's printed boards, bit shabby, inner hinges slightly cracked, old military institutional stamps to title-page, prelims and maps. In a very good condition. ~ First edition. Very rare. The second was published in 1922. Georg Bruchmüller, a German artillery officer who fought in WWI, made a profound contribution to the theory and practice of artillery tactics, notably in respects of the concept of 'neutralization', task organization, use of technology, operations security (opsec), manoeuvre co-ordination, psychological preparation, and the use of fire concentration to achieve the 'knock-out punch' allowing decisive penetration by supported arms. His study is considered a classic. A very important treatise on First World War artillery. Extremely scarce in its completeness comprising of all the auxiliary folding maps..

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        Vingt études de nu en plein air.

      S.D.(1921), Horos Editions - In-folio ( 425 X 275 mm ) en feuilles sous pochette à rabats illustrée de l'éditeur. XX superbes planches de nus en héliogravures sur papier vélin d'après les clichés de G.L. ARLAUD sous serpentes. EDITION ORIGINALE de la préface de SAINT POL ROUX "Hosanna" hymne à la nudité et la nature. Luxueuse collection de planches signées dans la plaque par G.L. ARLAUD, qui ont toutes été prises en Provence ( cf, Bertolotti: "Livres de nus" pp.40-41 ). Petit manque de papier au dos, "griffure" sur le premier plat, les planches sont parfaites. Très bon exemplaire. Rare. Beaux-arts Photographie Curiosa Nus Naturisme [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Selbstmörderwettbewerb.

      (Bln., Otto von Holten, 1921).. Kl.-8°. OHpergamentbd. mit goldgepr. Rtit. und goldgepr. Deckelvignette in OPp.-Schuber (dieser mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren). 1 Bl., 29 SS., 1 Bl. mit sign. orig.-radiertem Frontispiz und Titelblatt von Markus Behmer.. Erste Ausgabe. - Nr. 146 von 50 Exemplaren (Gesamtaufl. 150). - Der Bildhauer, Maler und Schriftsteller Johannes Ilmari Auerbach (1899-1950) war einer der ersten Bauhausschüler. Als KPD-Mitglied und Widerstandskämpfer kam er zwischen 1933 und 1935 mehrfach in KZ-Haft. 1938 gelang ihm die Flucht nach London. In der hier vorliegenden Geschichte verarbeitete Auerbach einen gescheiterten Suizidversuch aus dem gleichen Jahr. - Slg.Achilles 291. Behmer, Oeuvre grave 289-290 mit Abb. Rodenberg 244. Rost 1491. Schauer II, 44. - Tadelloses Exemplar auf Bütten. - Das Exemplar von Ludwig von Hofmann mit eh. zweizeiliger monogrammierter Widmung von Marcus Behmer, dat. 19. III. 22 sowie eingedrucktem Eigentümernamen.

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        ROTHENBURG/ob der Tauber. Blick auf das Rathaus, links Brunnen, rechts Altstadthaus mit zwei Uhren.

      - Aquarell und Gouache von Vinzenz Marschall, um 1921, 18 x 27 cm. Vinzenz Marschall und sein älterer Bruder Josef schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton.

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        ROTHENBURG/ob der Tauber. Prächtige Gesamtansicht über die Toppelbrücke.

      - Aquarell von Vinzenz Marschall, sign. und dat. 1921, 22,5 x 34 cm. Vinzenz Marschall und sein älterer Bruder Josef schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton.

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        Monday or Tuesday

      Harcourt, Brace and Company 1921 - A fine first US edition in a very good dust jacket missing a 3/4 inch piece at the bottom of the spine. 1921 on title page and no mention of later printings on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works, Vailima Edition

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1921-3. 26 volumes, octavo (227 × 145 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, titles to spines gilt, onlaid red and cream floral morocco pieces to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Photogravure frontispiece portraits. Spines faded, an excellent set. Vailima edition, one of 1,030 numbered sets for the United States (this no. 714), out of a total edition of 2,090 sets. A handsomely bound set.

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        Christian Rohlfs. Fünftes Buch der Galerie Goyert

      Galerie Goyert (Märkische Druckerei u. Verlags-Anstalt Aug. Pott) (1921 or 1922), Köln a. Rhein (Witten-Ruhr) - With 12 reproductions. First edition. In publisher's green wrappers, illustrated with an original woodcut by Rohlfs. 20, (4) p. Rohlfs' exhibition catalogue with an original Expressionist woodcut image on the cover, featuring two dancers, 12 photographic reproductions of paintings and the list of 30 pictures of the exhibition. Christian Rohlfs (1849-1938) was a German painter and printmaker, the father and one of the most important representatives of German expressionism. Ownership inscription in pencil on title page. A fine copy. In publisher's green wrappers, illustrated with an original woodcut by Rohlfs [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed 'E Rutherford' to Charles Herman Viol, 8 January 1921. Three pages on two sheets.

      Important letter from Rutherford to Charles Herman Viol requesting information about the production of radium, in preparation for a series of lectures he was to deliver at The Royal Institution. "From 1921, when he succeeded [J. J.] Thomson, until his death, Rutherford was professor of natural philosophy at the Royal Institution in London, a post that entailed several lectures each year" (DSB). Rutherford (1871-1937) had moved in 1919 from Manchester to Cambridge, where he was director of the Cavendish Laboratory. There he continued his research on radioactivity, mainly in collaboration with James Chadwick, work which depended on a steady supply of radioactive materials. Since 1913 Viol had been director of research at the US Standard Chemical Company, the first successful large-scale producer of radium, and editor of its in-house journal Radium. He was thus in an excellent position to respond to Rutherford's request. Rutherford letters with significant scientific content are rare on the market.<br/><br/> The letter reads, in full: <br/><br/> <i>Dear Dr Viol<br/><br/> I am giving a course of lectures on Radioactivity at the Royal Institution beginning late in February. I shall be obliged if you can give me any general information with regard to the following: 1. Average Ur plus Th content of the carnotite used for separation of Ra. 2. A rough idea of methods of commercial separation with rough figures of amount of ore, acid, etc. to yield one gram Ra. Probably you have published something along these lines. Possibly you could give me some idea of the annual output of Ra for the world & an estimate of the amount so far separated. <br/><br/> If it is not too much trouble, I should be glad of rough figures of this kind to introduce in one of my lectures. Also I should be glad of any general information re commercial separation that you may have on hand & do not regard as confidential. <br/><br/> I am always interested to receive your publication Radium which I read with interest. <br/><br/> Yours sincerely, <br/><br/> E Rutherford</i><br/><br/> "Viol had been trained as a physicist and had studied under eminent physicists such as Albert Michelson and Robert Millikan at the University of Chicago. His advisor was the chemist Herbert McCoy, known for his study of radioelements. In 1914 Viol had just completed his dissertation on the chemical properties and relative activities of the radio-products of thorium. To a young, promising scientist, the Standard Chemical Company offered the chance to enter a rapidly developing industry and become its pioneer. Viol was among those who improved the method for recovering radium from carnotite ore and foresaw several possible uses for radium salts ... <br/><br/> "<i>Radium</i> was a monthly publication devoted to "the chemistry, physics, and therapeutics of radium and radioactive substances". It was published by the Radium Publishing Company, yet another of the Standard Chemical Company's subsidiaries. The idea of printing a house journal was mainly based on its French counterpart <i>Le Radium</i> (1904)." The Standard Chemical Company's commercial interests in radium were principally its medical applications. Viol intended <i>Radium</i> "to legitimize the Standard Chemical Company within the community of American physicians and use it as a marketing tool for the company's products. His co-editor was William Cameron, a medical doctor who was the ?rst in the United States to report treatment in a patient with breast cancer using massive doses of the material" (Maria Rentetzi, 'The U.S. Radium Industry: Industrial In-house Research and the Commercialization of Science,' <i>Minerva</i> 46 (2008), pp. 437-62). <br/><br/> The Standard Chemical Company reached the apogee of its fame in May 1921, when Marie Curie, the discoverer of radium, visited the United States. One week after her arrival, President Harding presented her with a gift of one gram of the rare element, prepared by Company. It was at her personal request that a visit to the Standard Chemical Company's facilities was included in her busy schedule.. Three pages on two sheets, 177 x 111 mm, address (Newnham Cottage, Queen's Road, Cambridge) embossed in upper right corner (a few light soil marks, neat horizontal fold)

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      Letouzey et Ané, Paris 1921 - RO40251747: 16 volumes d'env. 600-900 pages chacun. Etiquettes de code sur les couvertures. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque. Manque important sur le dos du tome II-1. Quelques plats se détachant. Quelques annotations au crayon dans certains volumes. Du tome I-1 au tome VIII-2 (Paul III) Nouvelle trad. française faite sur la 2e édition allemande, corrigée et augmentée de Notes critiques et bibliog. par Dom H. LECLERCQ (Bénédictin de l'abbaye de Farnborough). Continué par le Card. J. HERGENROETHER. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Canço s.

      Lisbôa: Libanio da Silva, 1921 - Lisbôa: Libanio da Silva, 1921. The first edition of Botto's classic collection of homoerotic verse, which created an uproar when it was later re-issued by Fernando Pessoa the following year. The author's fourth publication, a beautifully produced book, printed in two colors on handmade papers. A near fine copy in original wrappers, bound in a 3/4 morocco binding and marbled boards, original wrappers present, neat penciled notes on rear end-paper. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        English Homes. Eight Volume Set

      Country Life, 1921, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First EditionEight volumes, published 1920-28. First editions. Folios. Does NOT include Period I and II--Vol. II, published later. Period IV, Vol. 1 and Period V, Vol. 1 have front hinges slightly cracked. Includes Period I, Vol I: Norman and Plantagenet,1066-1485; Period II, Vol I: Early Tudor, 1485-1558; Period III, Vol I: Late Tudor and Early Stuart, 1558-1649; Period III, VoI II: Late Tudor and Early Stuart, 1558-1649; Period IV, Vol I: Late Stuart, 1649-1714; Period IV, Vol II: The Work of Sir John Vanbrugh and his School, 1699-1736; Period V, Vol I: Early Georgian, 1714-1760; Period VI, Vol I: Late Georgian, 1760-1820. No dustjackets. Cloth boards have edge wear, scratches, scuffs, rubbed/slightly frayed corners, rubbed/slightly frayed/sunned spines. Scrape inside rear covers (due to sticker removal). Minor rubbing to gilt edges. No writing. These are large, heavy volumes and will require significant international shipping costs. Please contact me directly. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 045938.

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        Leading Businessmen and Business Concerns in Japan : Typical Companies and Firms in Japan with Biographical Sketches of Business Men of Influence

      Chugal Sangyo Chosakai, Tokyo 1921 - Three quarter leather with cloth boards. Original spine, chipped and torn, laid down over new leather backing. 9 x 12 inches. Two sections: Business history 368 pages; Businessmen biographies 352 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Piraeus, 1921-1932 [Historical Archives of the Community of Hydra Island 1778-1854]In greek. Sixteen volumes. Soft cover, 8o. The Archives of the Community of Hydra that played a very important role before, during and after the Revolution of 1821, published by the Mayor A. Lignos.==============================================================IMPORTANT:The shipping cost estimated by the system covers books weighing up to 750 gr.; a surcharge depending on the actual weight and destination applies for heavier books. You can also choose an international transporter and pay the shipping cost at delivery in your country.Insurance of the shipment may also be necessary for some destinations.

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        OBERAMMERGAU. "Oberammergau am Hauptplatz", rechts der Gasthof zur Alten Post und das Sport- & Kaufhaus Hermann Rutz.

      - Aquarell von Vinzenz Marschall, sign. und dat. 1921, 18 x 27,5 cm. Vinzenz Marschall und sein älterer Bruder Josef schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte.

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        "Oberammergau am Hauptplatz", rechts der Gasthof zur Alten Post und das Sport- & Kaufhaus Hermann Rutz.

      . Aquarell von Vinzenz Marschall, sign. und dat. 1921, 18 x 27,5 cm.. Vinzenz Marschall und sein älterer Bruder Josef schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte.

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        Dreiviertelfigur, zeichnend, Portrait im Profil nach links.

      1921 1921 - Kaltnadelradierung von Emil Orlik, 1921, signiert. 9,6:9,2 cm. Nr. 5 von 100 Exemplaren. Auf Maschinen-Bütten. Vollrandig.- Bezeichnet &#132;SPOG" (unter diesem Kürzel hatten sich Slevogt, Pankok, Orlik und Grünberg &#150; ein Graphiksammler, an dessen Druckerpresse experimentiert wurde &#150; zusammengeschlossen).

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        Monday or Tuesday

      Richmond; Hogarth Press; 1921 - First edition, first printing. Illustrated with 4 woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. One of 1000 copies and consisting of 8 short stories. Some wear to the corners and a bit of foxing to the front and rear boards, but all in all a very nice copy with a Times book club label affixed to the inside of the rear board. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Arabia Deserta. With a new Preface by the Author, Introduction by T.E. Lawrence, and all the Original Maps, Plans and Cuts

      London: Jonathan Cape and the Medici Society (Philip Warner), 1921., 1921. FIRST EDITION THUS. 2 volumes, large octavo. With folding colour map in pocket at end of volume I, frontispieces, and numerous maps, plans and illustrations (some folding), pp.(xxvi), 623; (xiv), 690. Bound in original dark green cloth, gilt, with coated black endpapers, top edge gilt. Some minor wear, extremities sunned, cloth a little rubbed, spine tips frayed. Very good indeed. Originally published in 1888 at the Cambridge University Press, this important Cape edition is entirely reset, with a new preface by Doughty and an essay by T.E. Lawrence. During the Great War Lawrence urged the British Government to issue serial parts of this work as a handbook for officers serving in Arabia. Following hostilities he lobbied to republish the whole book. Duckworth and Doubleday declined and eventually Medici employee Herbert J. Cape, who appreciated Doughty's work, took up the challenge and produced this brand new edition of 500 copies, being the first ever book from Jonathan Cape, Publisher, on 15th January 1921, sold at a nosebleed inducing price of nine guineas (about £1000 today). Six large paper copies signed by Doughty and Lawrence were produced, and a quick reprint followed without the Lawrence note, withdrawn by him "because it's in bad taste". HOWARD, Michael: Jonathan Cape, Publisher (1971). Listed in National Geographic's 100 Greatest Adventure books

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        The Works, Vailima Edition.

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921-3 - 26 volumes, octavo (227 × 145 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, titles to spines gilt, onlaid red and cream floral morocco pieces to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Spines faded, an excellent set. Photogravure frontispiece portraits. Vailima edition, one of 1,030 numbered sets for the United States (this no. 714), out of a total edition of 2,090 sets. A handsomely bound set.

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        The Works of Joseph Conrad.

      London: Heinemann, 1921 - 8vo Buckram Bds. D.w. Uncut. 20 Vols. Most dw's present but worn with some staining; e.p's browned. Generally. V.g. , partly unopened set. [No. 475 of a Limited Edition of 780 Sets, Vol. 1 Signed by the Author]. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Love Among the Chickens

      UK: Herbert Jenkins, 1921. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Love Among the Chickens by PG Wodehouse Second Edition Herbert Jenkins 1921. With only six titles on half title verso. In original blue boards. No foxing, neat name inscription, browned pages. Scarce.

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        Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Including all the famous titles and novels; Treasure Island, Jekyll & Hyde, Kidnapped, Catriona, The Black Arrow, David Balfour, The Master of Ballantrae, New Arabian Nights, A Child's Garden of Verses, etc

      London: William Heinemann 1921., 1921. The Vailima Edition, Limited to 1030 copies of which this No 90. Complete in 26 volumes. Large 8vo. Finely bound in recent dark blue half morocco titled in gilt to spine, gilt decoration to the others, and raised bands to spines; blue cloth boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. An imposing and beautiful set. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Prideaux.

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      No Place, No Maker (The Artist) N.D. - Large American bronze plaque, Bronze circular plaque with Biblical verse: "My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations" (Isiah 56: 7) . Featuring several low-relief ritual synagogue scenes, including the blowing of the shofar, the blessing of the lulav, the reading of the Torah, and a Priestly blessing. With a central female allegorical figure holding a Torah scroll. Hebrew Decalogue at top and Hebrew "Sh&#146;ma Yisra&#146;el" at side. 12.25 inches in diameter, with hanger on rear. An article in the May 21, 1921 Reform Advocate about the piece relates that it was "designed to represent the Synagog [sic] as a contrast to a panel recently painted for the Boston Library, wherein the Synagog [sic] was outrageously misrepresented as a disheveled old woman. In the present plaque the Synagog is symbolized as a radiant young women and the accompanying symbolization reflects the Jewish spirit as buoyant and continuously unfolding its message that &#145;My house shall be a house of prayer for all nations. &#146;" The Artist, Rose Kohler, was the daughter of Reform movement leader Kaufmann Kohler, and the granddaughter of Reform leader David Einhorn. The Jewish Women&#146;s Archive notes that "Kohler&#146;s best-known works include The Spirit of the Synagogue, a detailed medallion with an inscription that reads &#145;My House shall be called a House of Prayer for all peoples, &#146; replicas of which can be found in religious centers throughout the country . She wrote many articles on the origins and development of Jewish art. " (JWA, 2015) . See also Who Was Who in American Art (1985) . Very Good Condition (women-4-15)

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        Christmas Card: Nativity with Shepherds

      (St. Dominic's Press), 1921. Postcard measuring 4 1/4 by 5 inches, printed on Japon. Features "Nativity with Shepherds" by David Jones above Latin text. This very early engraving of Jones's was also published in the December 1921 issue of The Game and is only the second of his engravings to appear in print. On the reverse of the postcard is a dated and addressed Christmas greeting to an unknown recipient, with an additional postscript: "I have been going to write to you for weeks now - like most of my good intentions it has not been fulfilled! - but I will as soon as possible. / D. J." Fine with minor edgewear.

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        Guillaume au faucon et à sa suite : Le prêtre qui fut mis au lardier et Auberée la vieille maquerelle. Fabliaux du Moyen-Age transposés par Mario Meunier. - Les trois aveugles de Compiègne suivis des Trois chevaliers, de La chienne Estula, du Prêtre et du loup et de la vieille qui oingt la palme au chevalier. Fabliaux du Moyen-Age transposés par Mario Meunier. - Bérengier au long cul suivi du Plisson d'Hermelinde de la Bourse pleine de sens de Brunain la vache au prêtre et des braies du cordelier. Fabliaux du Moyen-Age transposés par Mario Meunier

      Illustrated editions of original wood colored stenciled Lucien Boucher, one of 250 numbered copies on Arches Vellum with 1 single draw for each work.Each copy includes many of his followers wood China as he is stated justifications prints.Back two slightly insolated without gravity.Rare and nice together. Marcel Seheur Paris 1921-1925 19,5x24cm 3 volumes brochés

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