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        TARZAN THE TERRIBLE

      1921. BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice. TARZAN THE TERRIBLE. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, [1921]. Small 8vo., pictorial gray-blue boards (depicting Tarzan atop an elephant in the jungle) in the original dust jacket. First Edition thus. Signed by Edgar Rice Burroughs on the title page. Tarzan sets off in search of his lost wife, traveling thorugh Pal-ul-don, a little-known corner of darkest Africa. Near fine; few small nicks & short tears d/j. A very nice condition copy! $1,000.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Visitation of England and Wales. 21 Volumes.

      Privately Printed., London. 1921 - Average 170pp per volume + Printed between 1893-1921at the private press of F.A.Crisp.Limited to 500 copies, these are all 207. This is the complete Visitation but they also published 14 volumes of additional notes (Total 35) £ volumes have cracking, damage to the vellum, one has a creased front board-these could be replaced with better copies but obviously the Ltd. No. would be different. There are ref.no. selotaped to spine, plates to feps but a clean and tight series generally. Courier service will cost additional carriage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        Le Reve d'un Flagellant.

      . Paris: Librairie Franco-Anglaise 1921. Med 49 s/h tegninger samt en frontispice i farver. 223 s. With 49 black/white illustr. and with a frontispiece in colour..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Blue and Gold McCaws (Arara Papageien) Orignal Pencil Signed Etching By Wilhelm Kuhnert

      Self, Germany 1921 - Original Pencil Signed Etching. Framed and ready to hand. Pencil signed by Kuhnert lower right. A wonderful example of Kuhnet's ability with Birds; he was a very accomplished painter and etcher of Birds. This Black and Gold McCaws etching is depecited on Page 130 of Animal Art of Wilhelm Kuhnert; and as Hirzel Meine Tiere as number 76. Framed and ready to hang; appears to be excellent conditon (it is not laid down). pencil signed l/r ; pencil numbered l/l ; this is number 42 of 60. frame size, 21x16.5 inches; image / mat 11.5 X 7.5 . A strong crisp strike. Presented by Nature's Reflections; specializing in Wildlife Art. Please inquire for other Wilhelm Kuhnet books and etchings. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nature's Reflections]
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        Christofer Columbus.

      . Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1921. 416 s. Indbundet med orig. omslag i privat halvlaeder af ruskind med farvede titelfelter. * Saerudgave, nr. 35 af 180 numr. ekspl. pa stort papir..

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        Les grottes de Touen-Houang. Peintures et sculptures bouddhiques des époques Wei, des Tang et des Song (Mission Paul Pelliot en Asie Centrale I), volume IV, grottes 111 à 120N,

      P., Geuthner 1921, - in-folio en feuilles sous portefeuills éditeur à lacets, 2 ff., table, 64 planches (CXCIII à CCLVI) en phototypie, dos percaline, plats imprimés. Photographies de Paul Pelliot. Très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        Verzeichnis der erotischen und kuriosen Bücher und Bildwerke der Bibliothek von J. Schoenebeck Buchdruckereibesitzer in Messkrich.

      Meßkirch, Privatdruck, 1921.. circa 21, 8 x 15,5 cm. 72 SS., mit insgesamt 4 (!) zusätzlichen Exlibris Halb-Leder d. Zt.. Seltene Bibliographie, in kleinster Auflage nur für Freunde hergestellt. - Hier das eigene Exemplar des Sammlers Schoenebeck, mit Signatur, Numerierung "No. 1", zahlreichen handschriftlichen Korrekturen und Ergänzungen und zusätzlich montierten Exlibris: das angekündigte Exlibris von A. Jerome ist zweimal vorhanden, dazu ein weiteres, koloriertes erotisches Exlibris von Jerome für Osterwalder und Schoenebecks Standardexlibris. - Etwas gebräunt, nur wenig fleckig und berieben. - Unikat mit zahlreichen Ergänzungen!.

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        Le Livre de la Guerre de Cent Ans. Dessins de Gus Bofa et texte de P. Mac Orlan.

      Paris: La Renaissance du Livre, Juin 1921 - Edition originale tirée à 401 exemplaires, celui-ci l'un des 340 sur vergé antique, in-4; faux-titre, titre, 50 feuillets d'illustrations légendées avec verso blanc. Texte de Pierre Mac Orlan (pp. 41-49), 1 f., [3p. Table illustrée, Justification], cul-de-lampe. Intéressante reliure originale de Creuzevault en demi-veau taupe mosaïqué d'un listel de maroquin gris et de filets à froid, couverture conservée. Bel exemplaire. "Cet ouvrage, terminé au mois de Mai 1918 mais retardé par les difficultés inhérentes à l'état de paix victorieuse, a été achevé d'imprimer le 10 Juin 1921". Bofa et Mac Orlan savent tous deux de quoi il retourne? En rédigeant cet ouvrage Bofa tente d'exorciser l'horreur et le traumatisme de cette guerre, qui, en Décembre 1914, le laisse mutilé après une très sérieuse blessure aux jambes. Mac Orlan, quant à lui, est blessé en Septembre 1916. Sous la chronique de la Guerre de Cent ans se devinent les protagonistes de la Grande Guerre. Voir Pollaud-Dulian "Gus Bofa, l'enchanteur désenchanté". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        Strauss Photograph Inscribed and Signed

      [NP] 20.12.21. [Dec. 20, 1921]. Photograph by Kossuth matted and framed with image size 9-1/8 x 7", mat showing 10-1/4 x 7-1/2", inscribed by the composer in the mat, "To the - fabelhaft - Philadelphia Orchester / with my sincere admiration / Richard Strauss 20.12.21." Gray mat and gold gilt frame. In 1921, Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was co-director of the Vienna State Opera (a fabulous orchestra as well) and at this time was travelling extensively in the United States. A "fabulous" piece! See an Image.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        The Game, 1921

      Ditchling, Sussex: St. Dominic's Press, 1921. Octavo. 152pp. Twelve bound issues comprising Volume IV of this monthly periodical, from January through December 1921. According to Taylor & Sewell, The Game was originally issued as unbound parts, each in an edition of about 200 copies. Bound sets of several of the volumes were issued at a later date. This volume contains the earliest published wood engravings by David Jones, appearing on the covers of the October and December 1921 issues. Eric Gill engraved the illustrations for January, February, March, and April. Bound in quarter buckram and grey-brown boards with the original dust wrapper printed with the title, year, and a small woodcut of a devil. Some toning to spine of dust wrapper and book, else fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Die wunderbare Gesellschaft in der Neujahrsnacht. Mit 27 Federzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin.

      München, R. Piper & Co. Verlag, 1921.. Vorzugsausgabe 40 Seiten mit 27 Strichätzungen (davon 7 ganzseitig) von Alfred Kubin. 4°, gebundene Ausgabe, Original-Halbpergamentband mit Rückenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt. Rückenvergoldung teils leicht geblichen, Deckelränder leicht gebräunt. Ecken und Kanten teils leicht berieben, Sehr gutes sauberes Exemplar. Dieses Buch wurde im Auftrag des Verlages R. Piper & Co., München, nach Angaben und mit der Schwabacher von F.S. Ehmcke bei Knorr & Hirth, München, auf Handbütten gedruckt. Es wurden 200 Exemplare numeriert, von Alfred Kubin handschriftlich signiert und in einen von F.S. Ehmcke entworfenen Halbpergamentband gebunden. Dies ist die Nummer 123. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Illustrations of the flowering plants and ferns of the Falkland Islands

      Reeve & Co., 1921. 1st edition. V.g./No Jacket. Hard covers, no jacket Spine sl. sunned, a modicum of corner wear, but a very good copy overall with 64 superb col. illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Acanthophyllum Books]
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        Gesammelte Werke in zehn Banden / Otto Julius Bierbaum ; hrsg. von Michael Georg Conrad und Hans Brandenburg [complete in 7 volumes]

      Munchen : G. Müller, 1921-1922., 1921, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copies in the original gilt-blocked green cloth over bevelled boards. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Spines sun-toned with some light spots of foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Edmund Stossl with his bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical description: Bde 1-7 ; 20 cm. Notes: Only 7 volumes published. Contents: Bd. 1. Gedichte. --Bd. 2. Pankrazius Graunzer. Stilpe. --Bd. 3. Studeten-, Kunstler- und Marchengeschichten. --Bd. 4. Sonderbare Geschichten. --Bd. 5-6. Prinz Kuckcuk, Bd. 1-2. --Bd. 7. Reisegeschichten. Subjects: Otto Julius Bierbaum -- German literature -- German authors -- Collected works -- Fiction -- Novels -- Poetry. Note: Gothic typeface. Language: German.

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        Visionen aus dem Osten. Geheimnisvolle Errinnerung. Zehnter Avalun-Druck.

      Wien - Leipzig, Avalun Verlag, 1921.. Einmalige Auflage von 400 handschriftlich signierten Exemplaren 73 (2) Seiten sowie 11 Original - Radierungen von Richard Teschner Gr.-8°, Originalhalbledereinband mit goldener Deckelverzierung und Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnitt. der Einband hat auf der Vorderseite oben vorn und seitlich einen ca. 1cm breitem Lichtschatten, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar = Nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 212 von 400 handschriftlich signiert von Richard Teschner ( Rodenberg Deutsche Pressendrucke , S. 332 , Nr. 10 ). Jean Marie Mathias Philippe Auguste Graf von Villiers de L'Isle-Adam (* 7. November 1838 in Saint-Brieuc; 18. April 1889 in Paris) war ein französischer Schriftsteller. Sein von der Familie verwendeter Rufname war Mathias; der Vorname Auguste taucht nicht auf allen seinen Büchern auf, die er meist unter Villiers de L'Isle-Adam veröffentlichte. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates.

      1921 - Folio. Original black cloth-backed buff boards lettered in black with a large onlaid pictorial label to upper cover, pictorial endpapers; pp. [xviii] + 246 + [i]; with 12 full-page coloured plates (including frontis) and 2 smaller tipped-in coloured images, together with 14 full-page black-and-white plates and 1 smaller tipped-in monochrome image; drawings throughout in line decorating the text; spine cloth a little rubbed at head and tail, a little rubbing to corners otherwise a very good copy in the scarce pictorial dust wrapper. The wrapper has a little chipping to head of spine otherwise is near fine. First edition, first issue with the copyright code "D-V". Rarely found with the dust wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        The Trembling of a Leaf

      William Heinemann, London 1921 - 1st impression [and 1st state with sheets unsigned] with pp 302 and 10 pages of publisher's ads at rear in publisher's original blue/green cloth with gilt titles and black Moorish motif to front board and gilt and black titles to spine - all still fresh and bright with occasional light mark/blemish and some light wear to spine ends. The binding is tight, sound and square. Internally gutters of original endpapers neatly and professionally reinforced with some tanning to feps - no inscriptions and clean pages. First appearance of some of Maugham's best known stories including the unforgettable 'Rain'. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: London Rare Books, PBFA]
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        Le Tresor des Humbles.

      . Paris: Georges Cres 1921. With engraved frontispiece by Paul Baudier. 272 pp. Limited to 1940 copies. Bound uncut in half morocco with orig. wrappers preserved. * Copy no. 1911 of 1840 on velin teinte des manufactures de Rives..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        DOWN The RIVER With The TEENIE WEENIES

      Reilly & Lee, chicago 1921 - Very Scarce Original Teenie Weenie title from WILLIAM DONAHEY, EXCELLENT CONDITION, Complete in 128 pages. 1st edition of the second Teenie Weenie book, Featuring 8 fine color plates by the author (plus another color plate on the cover not repeated in the text) as well as a profusion of full page and smaller b&w's detailing their tiny adventures with ALL EIGHT COLOR PLATES, Original end papers, hinges uncracked, binder strong. Covers really nice, with just a hint of tip/corner wear, Vibrant full Color Pictorial paste on. All 8 COLOR PLATES PRESENT and Well Attached, Numerous other Full Page B&W as well. Plates are on Glossy stock, Text pages not, and slightly tanned. NO FOXING! Other than a very small closed tear at bottom of title page (image), this book is in Excellent Condition. NO NAMES, MARKS or Missing pieces. A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE, FIRST EDITION in Large Format! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Kidzbookz]
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        The collected verse of A.B. Paterson.

      Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1921 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], 349, [1]; frontis portrait; very good copy in original maroon cloth. Inscribed to "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with compliments, Angus & Robertson." Paterson's most famous poem is "The Man from Snowy River." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BLAKE

      New York, Grolier Club, 1921.. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES 1921, PRINTED ON SPECIAL PAPER BY THE CHISWICK PRESS. Thick large 4to, approximately 285 x 230 mm, 11 x 9 inches, 4 colour plates with tissue guards including the frontispiece "The Glad Day", 40 plates in monochrome and 12 reproductions in the text, mostly of title pages, title page printed in blue and black with small engraved vignette after Blake, pages: xvi, 516 including index and errata, plus last page with printer's device in red, original publisher's quarter blue morocco, gilt lettering to spine, contrasting blue buckram covers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight rubbing to spine, lower corners of upper cover slightly bumped, tiny abrasion to the bottom of lower cover, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        L'Hôtel Dieu de Beaune

      - A Paris, chez Carteret & Schmied, 1921. In-8 (19 x 14 cm) broché, couverture rempliée imprimée or, gravures sur bois de Schmied en couleurs, lettrines et frises couleurs. Exemplaire de tête sur Hollande (n°48/200). Monod 10852. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens]
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        Atomernes Bygning og Stoffernes fysiske og kemiske Egenskaber.

      . Foredrag holdt i Fysisk Forening den 18. Oktober 1921. Saertryk af "Fysisk Tidskrift", 19. arg., 5.-6. hft. Kbhvn.: Jul. Gjellerups Forlag 1922. 70 s. Löst eksemplar i det orig. omslag. Loose in publisher's cover. * First edition in bookform of Bohr's famous lecture held at the Fysisk Forening, October 18th, 1921. Rosenfeld 22. Roller & Goodman I,131 (17382). DSB II,247..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Notes on a Cellar-Book. Trinc!

      Macmillan and Co., London 1921 - Pp. xxxi, 227, [1 - Postscript]. Large bookplate of Pickford Waller, British designer, art connoisseur, and collector (primarily of Whistler). Quarter maroon cloth and paper boards gilt stamped with facsimile signature, gilt spine lettering. Mild spotting to prelims and endpages; very, very faint tideline in whitespace of top margin (almost missed it) on most of text block, paper over front hinge cracked, otherwise interior very good. Covers slightly soiled and scuffed, with corners and fore-edges rubbed. Overall a very good copy. Size: Small Quarto [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Die große Reise der Tante Klementine. Erzählt und mit vielen Bildern ausgestattet von Benno Elkan.

      Leipzig, Althoff, (1921).. 4to. (29,2 : 22,4 cm). 32 S. Mit zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen. Illustrierter Orig.-Halbleinwandband, etwas fleckig, leicht aufgebogen, Rückdeckel beschabt.. Erste Ausgabe des einzigen Kinderbuchs von Benno Elkan (1877-1960, deutsch-jüdischer Bildhauer). Elkan schuf bedeutende Plastiken, wie die Menora vor der Jerusalemer Knesset. - Der Künstler erzählt und illustriert in dem außergewöhnlichen Kinderbuch die irrwitzige Odyssee der Tante Klementine, welche aus Ärger über die ungezogenen Kinder verreist und ins Land der Feuerschlucker kommt, von einem Delphin gerettet wird, dann bei den Menschenrauchern landet, unter die Erde und ins Meer gerät und nach weiteren unglaublichen Abenteuern schließlich glücklich nach Hause zurückkehrt. - Klammerheftung angerostet, S. 11 mit Papiereinriß im Innensteg, einige kleine Randeinrisse, Innengelenk gelockert, Namenseintrag dezent unter Verlagsangabe auf dem Titel, Seiten sauber und frisch. - Nicht bei Klotz. - Selten.

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        The Immobile Wind

      Evanston, Illinois: Monroe Wheeler. (1921). First. First edition. 28pp. Octavo. String-tied tan wrappers printed in black. Light stain on the front wrap, else near fine. Inscribed by Winters on the front fly to fellow poet and the publisher of New Directions: "To James Laughlin IV from Yvor Winters [followed by marginally readable Latin phrase]." His second book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE HISTORY OF SHANGHAI

      Shanghai: Printed for Shanghai Municipal Council By Kelly & Walsh, Limited. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 1921. First Edition. Hardback. 4to (17 x 25cm) pp. ii, [4], 504, v, + corrigenda; folding panoramic view, b/w illustrations + five folding maps. Original cloth binding with gilt lettering, expertly and inconspicuously rejointed, retaining the original spine, a little rubbing to extremities, cloth a little darkened to spine. Contents clean and tight, inconspicous circular reference library stamps to the reverse of some of the plates, original end papers, the front paste-down with a small paper repair, several pages at the rear with professional repairs to very short marginal tear to the bottom edge. A very good tight copy. The first major monograph on Shanghai and Canton. .

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        The mucker / by Edgar Rice Burroughs ; illustrated by J. Allen St. John

      Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., 1921, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Professionally re-cased with a new gilt-blocked spine in matching cloth; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 414 pages; Description: [10], 414, [6] p. (last 3 p. blank), [5] leaves of plates ; 21 cm. Notes: Verso of t.p.: Published October, 1921. Frontispiece and plates facing p. 98, 128, 286 and 384. Advertisements on p. [2]-[3] at end. References: Heins, H.H. Burroughs p. 156. SIGNED and inscribed by Burroughs to Miss Lola Gonzales.

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        Großes Konvolut - Illustrirte Criminal-Zeitung. Illustrirtes Weltblatt (1921-1931)

      Hamburg: E. A. Christians, 1921-1931.. je wwei Doppelbögen (d.h. 8 S.) Zeitungen. alte Frakturschrift, rosafarbenes Papier mit meist 3-spaltig gesetztem Text und vielen Illustrationen. Große Titelillustration. Quer gefaltet. Gr.-4° (Zeitungsformat). deutliche Gebrauchs- und vor allem Lagerspuren, teils arg zerfleddert, viele Risse, Knicke, Flecken und Fehlstellen, man sollte die Zeitungen schonend aufschlagen, damit nicht noch weitere Risse entstehen, einige Blätter liegen lose bei. Interessant ist die Preisentwicklung in dem Inflationsjahr 1923! Lassen Sie sich dieses Konvolut nicht entgehen. Aus diesem Zeitraum werden derzeit keine Criminal-Zeitungen angeboten. Inhaltlich wurde über Skandale, Katastrophen, Verbrechen, spektakuläre Unglücksfälle ohne saubere Datierung berichtet. Fortsetzungsromane (Kolportageromane) kommen auch recht häufig vor. In dem Konvolut sind folgende Jahrgänge + Nummern enthalten: 1921: Nr. 1189, 1922: Nr. 1202-1217, 1923: Nr. 1260-1272 + Nr. 1289-1307 ; 1924: Nr. 1308 - 1322, 1324 ; 1925: 1408, 1409, 1926: Nr. 1410-1424, Nr. 1426 - 1461 ; 1927: Nr. 1462 - 1491 ; 1928: Nr. 1559 - 1566 ; 1929: Nr. 1567 - 1578 + Nr. 1596 - 1618 ; 1930: Nr. 1619 - 1640 ; 1931: Nr. 1681 - 1689 und Nr. 1699 - 1705. Insgesamt erhalten Sie 229 Exemplare. Keine Einzelabgabe erwünscht! Die Zeitungen werden nur komplett abgegeben. Bei Fragen können Sie sich jederzeit an mich wenden.

      [Bookseller: Bücheroase Jens Neumann, Einzelhändler]
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        The History of a Lie

      New York J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company 1921. 84 pages plus advertisement. "An authoritative and intensely interesting expose of one of the most dangerous literary forgeries, by which anti-Semitic propagandists have endeavored to injure and discredit the Jews throughout the world." - from clipping affixed inside back board. Usual library markings. Binding sound. A quality copy. First Edition Hard Cover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall Ex-Library; First Edition. Good

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      [1921]. May 30 [1921]. Written to Herbert Fay, Custodian of Lincoln's Tomb. One 8-1/2" x 11" sheet of white lined paper, written on both sides. This letter refers to White Eagle's being in charge of an exhibit in Chicago for the Custer Battlefield Highway Association and to his efforts to contact an Apache named Dr. Montezuma, who lived in Chicago, in order to provide Fay with a photograph for his collection. Folded in sixths for mailing. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Rheinsberg. Ein Bilderbuch für Verliebte. Mit Kupfern von Kurt Szafranski.

      Berlin, Axel Juncker o.J. (1921). - 101 S. 1 Bl. mit 2 radierten Vignetten u. 6 ganzseitigen Orig.-Radierungen von Szafranski, farbig illustrierter Orig.-Halblederband mit Kopfgoldschnitt. Eines von 750 (gesamt 1000) nummerierten und vom Autor und Illustrator signierten Exemplaren auf Velin.- Bonitz/Wirtz C 1.3.- "Das fünfzigste Tausend von 'Rheinsberg' wurde als einmaliger Sonderdruck bei der Firma Dietsch & Brückner in Weimar in der Unger-Fraktur gedruckt".- Einband fleckig, Kanten besonders an den lederverstärkten Ecken berieben bzw. beschabt. ***Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden***

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        LETTERA AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA 3 pp. (mm. 180x112), datata: 2.II.21, su carta intestata “Senato del Regno”, di 49 righe. Confidenziale.

      1921. ?"Illustre amico,/ Ella mi domanda se avevo pensato al possibile relatore dei due disegni di legge sull?'Esame di Stato.. Le rispondo ora che gradirei come relatore l?'on. Cuomo, il quale mi si è mostrato disposto a sobbarcarsi a questa fatica./ Il Cuomo accetta il concetto informatore dei due disegni, facendo riserve su particolari. Ma su questi ci sarà sempre modo d?'intendersi. So che contro i due disegni vi sono, nella Commissione, molte prevenzioni. Ma, in verità, io non vedo per quale altra via si possa tentar il risanamento della scuola media italiana. Ciò che ho formulato in articoli di legge è nient?'altro che il risultato degli studi e delle proposte fatte in questi ultimi anni dai competenti... cordialmente suo?". Ben conservata.

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        The Practical Science of Billiards and It's "Pointer"

      Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co Ltd, London UK, 1921, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to front and spine. Corners rubbed. Spine and rear board show evidence of historical water damage, binding firm, only internal evidence is to pastedowns and very small stain to free front endpaper. Clean lightly tanned pages. Fold out diagram present, intact. Previous owner details to free front endpaper. A solid copy of this scarce publication. ~sc00

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        La chiesa dei frati (Giovedì Santo).

      1921 - Pubblicata su vari libri fra cui segnaliamo quello di Scudiero Maurizio dal titolo "Carlo Cainelli: incisore e pittore". Pg. 67 scheda n. 43. Firma autografa dell’artista. Si vende in cornice. Formato: Acquaforte, firmato e monogrammato in lastra, in basso a destra, 385x316 mm in lastra (450x380 mm/foglio). Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        THE RUSSIAN BALLET IN WESTERN EUROPE, 1909-1920

      New York/London: John Lane Co./John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1921. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 10 x 13 in. 131 pp., plus section of plates. No. 78 of four-hundred-and-fifty copies sold in the United States. White cloth spine strip with gilt spine titles. Decorative paper boards. There are 63 mostly color plates, mounted on heavy gray paper in the rear section, with works by Bakst, Picasso, Derain and Matisse, among others, designs they did for the famous Ballet Russe. There are several other B&W plates and a frontis, with tissue guards. Condition is VERY GOOD ; corners worn with some board visible, covers very clean and fresh. Spine is moderately toned and the white cloth a bit marked/smudged. Front cover a bit loose, with a little cracking to the front inner hinge, where the paper is broken and the muslin visible, with a split at the top and bottom, but the three cloth strips holding nicely. The text is bright and unmarked, and the excellent plates are all very good, with no damage. A very rare book on the ballet. Dance. Rare. RGR.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        THE BRIGHT MESSENGER

      LONDON: CASSELL & COMPANY LTD. NF/VG. PUB 1921. FIRST EDITION. "THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY NOVEL ON PSYCHOANALYSIS, ONE WHICH DWARFS THE SUBJECT." (HENRY MILLER-THE BOOKS IN MY LIFE) . BOOK'S SPINE IS VERY SLIGHTLY DARKENED WITH A TRACE OF WEAR AT THE CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS. THE RARE D.J. IS LIGHTLY WORN AT THE CORNERS WITH SHALLOW CHIPPING TO THE ENDS OF THE SPINE AND A SHORT TEAR WITH LIGHT WEAR ALONG THE BOTTOM EDGE, AND SPINE A BIT DARKENED. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY WITH A CLEAN AND COMPLETE DUST JACKET. .

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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        LES AMANTS D 'ANNECY. Anne d 'Este et Jacques de Nemours

      PLON - Nourrit Dardel, Paris . Chambéry 1921 - illustré avec six portrits et en frontispice , la reproduction d'un dessin d 'André Jacques .- 100 pp. Demi maroquin bleu à coins . Dos à nerfs . Tête dorée . La belle couverture illustrée est conservée . Dos légèrement passé ( KIEFFER ) Très bel exemplaire. Size: In 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MAGNASCO]
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        Die Hand der Jezerte. Ein Märchen.

      München, Drei Masken. 1921 - Steinzeichnungen von Josef Franz Huber. 8°. 3 Bll., 26 S., 7 eingeb. Orig.-Litho. 4 Bll. Rotes Orig.-Gldr. Grüne, verg. Deckel- und Rückenvignetten. Blindgepr. Stehkantenfileten, verg. Innenkantenfileten. Kopfgoldschn., sonst unbeschn. 1 von 50 römisch nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Zweiter Obelisk-Druck. Minimalst berieben (kaum sichtbar), sonst sehr gut erhalten. Unbeschnitten.

      [Bookseller: Biblio Industries Alain Haezeleer]
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        KINDER ZHURNAL [BROKEN RUN, 279 LOOSE ISSUES; VOLUMES I - LXI]

      New York; Farlag Matones. 1921-1981. Journal. Original Wraps. 4to. [approx. 18 pages per issue]. 29 cm. Broken run of Kinder Zhurnal, volumes I ?- LXI. 279 loose issues. Begins with Vol. 1, nr 11 (March 1921) ends with Vol. 61, nr. 1 (Fall 1981) . Publication began with 10 issues per year (1920-1945; I-XXVI; except July or August) , then eight issues per year (1946-1951; XXVII-XXXI; except June through September) , then six times a year (1951-1967; XXXII-XLVII) , five times a year (IL-(LIV? ) , 1968-(1973? ) ) , four times a year (LV-LXI, 1974-1981) . Volumes until 1951 (I-XXXI) carries between years. Volume XLIV inexplicably carries over two years; volume XLVIII skipped entirely (number not used) . Included in the broken run: I, 11, 1921; II, 1, 3-4, 6, 7, 1921; IV, 10, 1924; VI, 3, 9, 1925; VII, 7, 8, 1927; VIII, 1-6, 9, 1927; IX, 4-10, 1928; X, 1-10, 1929; XI, 2-10, 1930; XII, 1-7, 10, 1931; XIII, 2-10, 1932; XIV, 1-9, 1933; XV, 1-10, 1934; XVI, 2-10, 1935; XVII, 1-4, 6-9, 1936; XVIII, 3-10, 1937; XIX, 2-5, 7-10, 1938; XX, 1-2, 4-10, 1939; XXI, 4, 7, 10, 1940; XXIII, 10, 1943; XXIV, 1-10, 1943; XXV, 1-9, 1944; XXVI, 1-10, 1945; XXVII, 1-9, 1946; XXVIII, 1-8, 1947; XXIX, 1-8, 1948; XXX, 1-8, 1949; XXXI, 4, 5, 8 1950; XXXII 3-5, 1951; XXXIII, 2, 5-6, 1952; XXXIV, 1, 3-6, 1953; XXXV, 1-3, 5-6, 1954; XXXVI, 2, 5, 6, 1955; XXXVII, 1-2, 4-6, 1956; XXXVIII, 1-5, 1957; XXXIX, 1, 3-6, 1958; XL, 3, 5, 1959; XLI, 1, 3, 5-6, 1960; XLII, 5-6, 1961; XLIII, 2, 6, 1962; XLIV, 4, 5, 6, (1963) , 7, 10, 12, (1964) ; XLV, 1, 3-6, 1965; XLVI, 2-7, 1966; XLVII, 1, 3-6, 1967; IL, 1-4, 1968; L, 1-5, 1969; LI, 1-4, 1970; LII, 1-2, 1971; LV, 2, 4, 1974; LVI, 2-4, 1975; LVII, 1-2, 1976; LIX, 2-3, 1979; LXI, 1, 1980. Ten volumes are complete runs: X, XV, XXIV, XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, L. Completely absent are volumes III (1922) , V (1923) , XXII (1942) , LIII (1972) , LIV (1973) , LVIII (1977-1978) , LX (1980) . A complete run would be approximately 450 issues; we have 279 issues available in this broken set. Wrappers in various colors, almost always with beautiful period front cover illustrations. "Kinder zhurnal and Farlag Matones were both founded by the Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute, an organization established in New York in 1918 to coordinate a secular Yiddish school system. Kinder zhurnal, a children's magazine, was in existence from 1920 to 1981. Its first editor, Shmuel Niger, served from 1922 to 1948. The magazine published works by writers such as Mani Leib, Aleph Katz, Jacob Glatstein, Kadia Molodowsky. " - Guide to the Yivo Archives. Subjects: Children's literature, Yiddish - Periodicals. Kinder Zhurnal ?- Kinder Journal ?- Kinder Zshurnal ?- Sholem Aleichem Folks Shuln. Sholem Aleichem Folk Institute (New York, N. Y. ) . Yiddish periodicals - New York (State) - New York. Jews - Education - New York (State) . Most libraries which have any issues at all appear to have limited runs, oftentimes only a year or two. Scarce in large run, even with holes. A few issues missing wraps; some issues lightly soiled, folded, and contain an address stamp on rear; overall very clean and fresh, not aged, and well kept. Very good condition. (YID-22-51) .

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        Mitsou

      Mitsou. Quarante images par Baltusz. Préface de Rainer Maria Rilke. Erlenbach-Zurich & Leipzig, Rotapfel-Verlag 1921. 194x245 mm, 13 p., 40 h., 40 ilustraciones, rústica.  A los 10 años, Balthus narró en 40 dibujos la historia de un niño (él mismo) que encuentra a un gato, lo adopta, pasea, juega y duerme con él, y finalmente lo pierde y llora desconsoladamente. Rilke, compañero sentimental de la madre del joven Balthazar Klossowski de Rola, se emocionó tanto con los dibujos que los hizo publicar bajo el título de Mitsou, Histoire d?un chat, para el que escribió un prefacio en el que desarrollaba la historia narrada en los dibujos, con reflexiones acerca de la pérdida, la frustración, la dificultad para aprehender, dictar, controlar, poseer otras vidas; en definitiva, que sólo se posee algo cuando se renuncia a ello. Independientemente del encanto intrínseco que tiene la obra, es a la vez una clave para la comprensión de la enigmática personalidad de Balthus, que durante toda su vida se identificó con los gatos (véase su autorretrato de 1935, El rey de los gatos). Ejemplar muy bien conservado de un libro frágil que suele encontrarse bastante ajado.

      [Bookseller: Elena Gallego - Arte y Grafía.com]
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        The Palace of Minos at Knossos

      Macmillan, 1921 Book. Good. Hardcover. Six volumes, blue cloth with gilt. Volume I (1921) The Neolithic and Early Middle Minoan Ages, with 542 figures in the text, plans, tables, coloured and supplementary plates. Volume II, Part I (1928) Fresh Lights on Origins & external relations...223 figures, plans, coloured & supplementary plates. Volume II Part II (1928) Town-houses in Knossos...figures etc plus plans of the palace in pocket at back. Volume III (1930) The great transitional age...367 figures, 13 coloured & 11 supplementary plates, perspective drawing in pocket at back. Volume IV Part I (1935) Emergence of outer western enciente...figures, coloured plates, etc. Volume IV Part II (1935) Camp-stool frescoe etc...figures, coloured pates, etc. Some foxing, some fading on some covers, overall quite nice..

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        An Extraordinary Manuscript Archive Relating to his Magazine Series "Red's in the Women's Colleges"

      1921. A remarkable manuscript of nearly 100 pages written while Coolidge was Vice-President, which also includes 15 Signed letters and notes, along with an Inscribed photo. This three-part anti-Communist series appeared in The Delineator magazine in the summer of 1921. The components of the archive are in excellent condition, and housed in a custom quarter-morocco slipcase. A significant archive containing over 100 pages of manuscript by a future president of the United States on a controversial subject. A detail list is available upon request. .

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        Humoristisches ABC. [RARE]

      Kinderbücher-Verlag Wernigerode [1921], Leipzig - Quarto. [28]pp. Original quarter cloth over illustrated paper covered boards. Title-page in red and black lettering. Scarce German ABC book beautifully illustrated with 26 color drawings, each one of them being a rhyming introduction to a specific letter of the alphabet. Some of the illustrations depicted in this work portray an acrobat, a ballerina, a clown, and an elephant. The letter Z page has the printed signature of illustrator von Trost-Regnard and is dated 1921. OCLC and KVK indicate only two copies owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Some age-wear on binding with covers and spine partly stained and age-toned. Head of spine slightly chipped. Corners rubbed. Minor creasing and sporadic foxing on outer margin of pages (not affecting illustrations). Text in German, gothic script. Binding in overall fair to good, interior in good to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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