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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. .

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

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        POEMS.

      Egoist Press,, London: 1921 - Offered with Tavistock Books #40573, an inscribed first edition, in dust jacket, of Moore's OBSERVATIONS. Price is for both volumes. Age toning & some wear to wrappers, which are separated along spine. Otherwise, a VG unique copy of this author's first book. Decorated paper wrapper over white paper covers, with printed paper title label to outer front wrapper. 8vo. 8-7/16" x 5-9/16". 1st edition (Abbott A1). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy, with author emendations througout, and an original 9 stanza holograph poem written on p. 25 [so numbered by the author]. ii, 23, [3] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aber die Liebe. Zwei Folgen Gedichte. Mit 32 Original-Radierungen von Willi Jaeckel.

      Berlin bei Erich Steinthal 1921.. 4° (31 x 23 cm). Blaues Originalganzlederband. Handeinband auf sieben Bünden, sign. Bruno Scheer, Berlin. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel und etwas Rückenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt. Kapitale, Bünde und Ecken etwas ab- bzw. das Blau weggerieben. Trotzdem schönes Exemplar. 143 (5) Seiten mit 32 Original-Radierungen von Willi Jaeckel davon 17 (inklusive Vortitel, Titel und Portrait) ganzseitig und signiert. Vorliegend Nr. 35 von 40 Exemplaren auf Japanpergament mit einem Zustand der Radierungen vor der Schrift. Gedruckt bei Otto von Holten in Berlin. Exlibris auf Innendeckel, weder Name noch Stempel. Schönes Exemplar.. #M13860

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        Krämerspiegel. Zwölf Gesänge von Alfred Kerr für eine Singstimme mit Klavierbegleitung. Op. 66.

      Berlin, P. Cassirer, 1921.. 48 Blatt Notendruck. Mit lithographischem Titel und 12 Original-Lithographien von Michael Fingesten sowie 1 Handschriften-Faksimile. Folio 44 x 34 cm. Dunkelroter-Leder-Handeinband mit Rückentitel.. Nr. 1 von 30 (GA 120) Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Kaiserlich Japan, von Fingesten und Strauss im Druckvermerk signiert. Handpressendruck von W.M. Lassaly, Typographie von E.R. Weiß. 1 von 30 Exemplaren auf Japanpapier, hier die Nummer 1. Die berühmte Satire des Kritikers Alfred Kerr auf die Musikverleger und ihre Praktiken gegenüber den Komponisten. Richard Strauss wollte, erfolglos, sein Vertragsverhältnis mit dem Musikverlag Bote & Bock lösen. Als Reaktion darauf komponierte er seinen 'Krämerspiegel', den der Verlag erst recht nicht verlegen wollte. Auf Grund einer gerichtlichen Verfügung durfte es nicht aufgeführt werden. Kerr ließ jedoch im Hotel Kaiserhof eine Privatvorstellung mit geladenen Gästen stattfinden. Einband nur leicht berieben, Vereinzelt minimal fleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        Der Prozeß Talaat Pascha. Stenographischer Bericht über die Verhandlung gegen den des Mordes an Talaat Pascha angeklagten armen Studenten Salomon Teilirian vor dem Schwurgericht des Landgerichts III zu Berlin, Aktenzeichen: C. J. 22/21, am 2. u. 3. Juni 1921. Mit einem Vorw. von Armin T. Wagner und einem Anhang. Die stenographische Aufnahme erfolgte durch Georg Elgard unt. Mitw. [von] Ludwig Becker. Reg. R. Dr. Müller, Mitgl. d. stenogr. Landesamtes Braunschweig.

      Berlin: Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft f. Politik u. Geschichte 1921.. 1.-5. Tsd. XI, 136 S. OBrosch. 24x16 cm.. - KEIN REPRINT! -- unbeschnittenes Exemplar, Ebd. fleckig, Buchrücken beschädigt, S. papierbedingt gebräunt, Klammerung gerostet, Bindung locker. -- Mehmed Talat, bekannt als Talat Bey oder Talat Pascha (* Juli 1872 in Kardschali/Provinz Edirne, heute in Bulgarien; 15. März 1921 in Berlin), war Innenminister und Großwesir des Osmanischen Reichs und Führer der Jungtürken. Talat ordnete als Innenminister am 24. April 1915 die Verhaftung armenischer Intellektueller in Istanbul an, was den Völkermord an der armenischen Bevölkerung im Osmanischen Reich einleitete. Talat entstammte kleinen Verhältnissen und repräsentierte eine soziale Aufsteigerschicht, die mit der Jungtürkischen Revolution von 1908 im Osmanischen Reich an die Macht gelangte. Talat Pascha war Freimaurer und als solcher erster Großmeister der Großloge der Freien und Angenommenen Maurer der Türkei. Er war pomakischer Muslim und entstammte einer Bektaschi-Familie. Talat Pascha lebte vom 10. November 1918 bis zu seinem gewaltsamen Tod unter dem Namen Ali Sai in Berlin. Ein deutsches U-Boot brachte Talat, Enver, Cemal Pascha, Doktor Nazim, Bahaettin S,akir und Cemal Azmi in der Nacht vom 2. auf den 3. November 1918 nach Odessa. Am 15. März 1921 erschoss Soghomon Tehlirian Talat Pascha in der Hardenbergstraße in der Nähe seiner Wohnung. Tehlirian war Mitglied des geheimen armenischen Kommandos Operation Nemesis, das die Täter des Genozids an den Armeniern verfolgte und tötete. Er wurde im folgenden Mord-Prozess vom Vorwurf eines Tötungsdeliktes freigesprochen. Talats sterbliche Überreste wurden am 25. Februar 1943 durch das Hitlerregime unter militärischen Ehrenbezeugungen von Berlin nach Istanbul überführt und dort am Abide-i Hürriyet, dem Denkmal der jungtürkischen Revolution von 1908, beigesetzt. [zit. nach Wikipedia]. --- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. ---

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        Peking - A Social Survey: Conducted Under the Auspices of the Princeton University Center in China and the Peking Young Men's Christian Association

      George H. Doran Company, New York, 1921, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 538 pages. Index. Wonderful black and white photographic plates taken by the authors. Diagrams, maps, tables. The first social survey of an oriental city. "... Describes life in the capital of China in all the intricacy of an old and established routine of custom and habit not ordinarily touched by writers in the Orient. Geography, health, education, recreation, poverty and poor relief, prisons, commercial life and community service are all described in terms of accurate statistics and carefully prepared reports... In years to come this survey will serve as a basis from which to measure change and progress." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's signature and date at bottom of half-title page. Small vintage Japanese bookseller's label inside front board. Binding sound. Moderate wear to book. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this important work.

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        ORIGINAL SELF PORTRAIT INK DRAWING,in. AN ONLOOKER IN FRANCE.1917 - 1919

      Williams and Norgate.London.,1921. FIRST EDITION.Large 8vo.(10.2 x 7.8 inches).Illustrated with 96 plates.Publishers original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and ruling to spine.Binding a bit rubbed and bumped but overall sound and the gilt still bright.This copy has a full page original ink self portrait of Orpen on the front blank endpaper,showing the artist painting the famous American Wall Street lawyer and art collector,Paul Cravath.----The drawing is inscribed by Orpen at the bottom of the page "My very dear Mr Cravath-It was a big job to tackle on those hot summer afternoons you must admit.All good wishes in 1922.-------(?) William Orpen".The drawing shows Cravath,a large man who stood 6ft 4inches,sat posing while a much smaller Orpen,the heat rising from his head and his sleeves rolled up,paints the portrait.------The book has the bookplate of the prolific author and traveller Cecil Roberts who has written a note on the blank verso of the frontis piece about Cravath and how he commissioned Orpen to paint his portrait,for a sum of ?5000 plus expenses.While staying with Cravath at his Regency Long Island home,where the portrait was painted,Orpen gave Cravath this book as a memento.After Cravath died (in 1940) the house,and presumably some of the contents, was bought by Baron Eugene de Rothschild (in 1942) and Roberts notes that he was often his guest there.He doesn't explain how the book came to be his.There is one more note from Roberts,under the portrait of Lord Riddell (plate XLIX) mentioning his being at a press dinner given for him in 1919.---------Aside from being third in charge,and legal advisor,of the American War Mission during the Interallied War Conference of 1917,the first American mission to a European council in history,Paul Cravath is mainly known for his "Cravath System" which transformed the way law firms work and is still in use today. The "Cravath system" included hiring new law school graduates,then training them within the firm as associates,and eventually inviting the best to become partners.Throughout the twentieth century most of the growth of the big law firms relied on this system of recruiting,internal training,and loyalty to the firm.-----A nice self portrait of the Artist at work,all the better for being within a copy of Orpen's fascinating war memoir.:

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        Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Folge von 12 Originalradierungen: 1. Kirchenchor 2. Elschen und Stolzing in der Kirche 3. Die Singschule 4. Mondscheinscene und Beckmessers Ständchen 5. Elschen und Stolzing bei Hans Sachs 6. Nachtwächterlied 7. Tanz der Lehrjungen 8. Hans Sachs 9. Beckmessers Ständchen 10. Prügelscene 11. Das Preislied 12. Vereint. Alle numeriert, signiert und mit einer Remarque im Bildrand.

      München, Othmar Kern. 1921. - M8001Ueb Braune OriginalLeinwand - Flügelmappe mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, 65 x 51 cm groß. 12 signierte numerierte Aquatinta-Radierungen (diese 36,5 x 24,5 cm), montiert unter Passespartout, lose in der Mappe. Das 6. Passpartout in dunklerem bräunlichen Papier. Vereinzelt Fingerflecken im Randbereich der Paspartoutsg. Diese gut erhalten, die Bilder einwandfrei erhalten, weder Name noch andere Einträge. Schönes Ex. Nummer 70 von 100 Exemplaren. 2200

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1921 Through December 1921

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia, 1921, Half Leather, Book Condition: Fair+, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Greatest growth of company was during past year; Sound - a non-technical talk on a technical subject; Accidents which a careless workman may cause; Graph of the number of phones in service from 1903 through 1920; Table listing the exchanges in order of percent good toll calls; Statement of development - a table listing the number of phones in service per exchange across the province; Photo montage of three of the Agents of lower mainland offices; Proposed central office extensions indicate a busy year; Snow and wind storms seriously damage toll leads on Vancouver Island; Repairing submarine cable near Friday Harbor was trying experience; Preparing to lay a third cable between the mainland and Vancouver Island; Magnets - non-technical talk on a technical subject; Statistical Review of the province's industries; Nice photo montage of 5 lady Vancouver Island company representatives; Planned additions; Start of Export Trade in Bulk Wheat - nice photos; Naming a telephone office; Fourty Years of the Telephone; Photo montage of 4 lady company representatives on southern Vancouver Island; The Gathering of Material for Use of Telephone Men - 5-page illustrated article; Application for increased rates before Railway Board; Shipping railway ties to Egypt; Plant activities; Excellent 10-page article describes the laying of the second submarine cable to Vancouver Island (Point Grey to Nanaimo) - many great photos; Photo montage of four lovely ladies who serve as supervising officials in the traffic department; Railway board accedes to request for rate increase; Repair job on North Vancouver Submarine Cable - photos and map; First Convention of Canadian telephone companies very successful - 10 page article with photos; Convention Delegates tour Capilano Timber Company operations - photo montage; Photo montage of chief operators of mainland two-number offices; new Kerrisdale exchange opens; New P.B.X at Spencers (Department Store); Current phone directory is an improvement; 2 pages of samples of past phone directories; Construction of switchboard cords; laying conduit along Georgia St., Vancouver (2 photos); Emergency reveals bravery of B.C. telephone operators; photos of Port Coquitlam flood; amazing photo of washed out bridge over Capilano River; Pioneer line construction - telegraph line between Toronto and Buffalo, NY in 1846; Good Qualities of Loud Speakers; photo of timber cutting to clear a right-of-way to give service to the Broadview district; photo of underground conduit being laid in downtown Nanaimo, with horses and wagon in picture; What constitutes Central's activities at the Capital City Exchange - 4 pages with photos; Rubber covered wires and cables - 3 page article with photos; and more. Average wear. Backstrip loose along front edge. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon top edge else unmarked. Binding intact. Aside from backstrip, a sound copy.

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        The History of a Lie

      J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, New York, 1921, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall, 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, Ex-Library

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921

      John Wisden & Co. 1921 - Fifty-eighth edition. Original hardback. Some minor wear to corners, small white stain to bottom of back cover. A very good copy.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack For 1921

      John Wisden and Co Ltd, London 1921 - Publisher's original hardback. Complete with yellow endpapers to front and rear. 523pp. With adverts to front and rear and photographic plate depicting Pelham Warner. Gilt to upper board very good. Bright gilt to spine. Binding tight. Hinges are very tight. A very nice copy. Fifty-Eighth Edition. Images available on request.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 - Hardback Wisden

      1921 - Hi, This lot is a 1921 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition, This Wisden is quite a hard year to find and a gap in many collections.The gilt to the front and spine is very bright, the boards are clean, but the front board to the top right has some wear and slight fading.The spine cloth is excellent as is the rear board.The hinges are both weak but not at the pastedowns, between pages 2&3 and 522&523.The first couple and last couple of pages are showing their age however the inside of the book is very presentable without restoration.Excellent photoplate.Small loss to page 520.Please see the large pictures.More available on request.Buy-it-now.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1921

      John Wisden & Co. Ltd. 1921 - Fifty-eighth edition. Original hardback. From the Sydney Pardon Memorial Library. Gilt on spine badly faded, hence only a good copy.

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        Die gebatikte Schusterpastete.

      . Bln., A.R.Meyer 1921, illustr.Or.-Umschl.20 S., Titelzeichn.(a.VUmschlag wiederh.) v.Rudolf Schlichter.1.Ausg.(Lyrische Flugblätter 88).Kayser/des C.14; Josch D 62,4.Heißerer C3.Innendeckel m.eigenh.Widmung d.Verf.("Kuttel Daddeldu") an den mit ihm befreundeten Münchner Autor Reinhard Koester.Band leicht fleckig bzw.berieben, Papier etw.gebräunt..

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        Jahrbuch der jungen Kunst.

      Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann 1921. Richly illustr. and with 6 orig. woodcuts and lithographs. XI + 356 pp. Publisher's pictorial boards with clothspine. Binding marked of use, internally clean with no foxing, inner hinge loose.. Second of five annual almanacs published 1920-24. Original contributions: 2 lithographs by George Grosz and Franz Heckendorf and 4 woodcuts by Heinrich Campendonk, Ewald Mataré, Joseph Achmann and Eberhard Viegener

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        Teenie Weenie Man's Mother Goose

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee (1921). Green cloth with full color pictorial pastedown, light rubbing to extremities, "belongs to" filled in last name whited-out, a few very minor edge tears. An extensive collection of Mother Goose rhymes, 700, in fact. Illustrated with comical b&w textual art as well as 12 vivid color plates by the creator of the Teenie Weenies. Very scarce and a fabulous copy.. Early Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good +. Illus. by William Donahey. 4to.

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        Le Monde Social des Fourmis.

      Genève, Librairie Kundig, 1921-23. 5 volumes (bound in 2). 8vo. pp. viii, 192; iii, 184; vii, 227; vii, 172; vi, 173, with 8 chromolithographed plates, many figures and drawings. Brown quarter morocco, gilt lettered spines. First edition of this important work on the behaviour of insects. Auguste Henri Forel (1848-1931) having become engrossed in the psychology of ants, contributed greatly to the study of their social instincts. Forel was the first to describe the phenomena of parabiosis and lestobiosis in ants. Having gathered a considerable collection of hymenoptera he described the various species, finding more than 3,500 new ones. "C'est vraiment la première fois qu'un ouvrage est consacré aux fourmis en rejetant les légendes pour ne retenir la vérité sur ces insectes passionnants" (Lhoste p. 151).

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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.

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        Etat-civil

      Nrf 1921 - - Nrf, Paris 1921, 13x19cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Envoi autographe signé au crayon de l'auteur à l'écrivain José Germain. Dos insolé et légers manques marginaux au premier plat de couverture. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        American Indian Stories

      Washington: Hayworth Publishing House. 1921. First Edition, signed by the author on the half-title in purple ink, "Zitkala-Sa / (Gertrude Bonnin)". 8vo; 195 pp; tan cloth stamped in red and black in Indian design with author and title in black on front and spine. Lower tips rubbed, spine soiled, about very good. This double signature - Native American and European names - is unusual. Zitkala-Sa [Gertrude Simmons Bonnin] (1876-1938), Indian author and reformer, was born in South Dakota on a reservation. As a child she was educated at a Quaker missionary school in Indiana, and during this time, she grew estranged from her family and from Sioux traditions. She became painfully aware of the tension between tradition and acculturation and of the great lack of understanding people had about Native American cultures. In response, she adopted the named Zitkala-Sa (Red Bird) and began writing about her experiences. Her realizations as a young woman about the difficulties of being part Native American led her to lifelong work in political reform and cultural education. As a political activist, Bonnin worked with and founded several organizations focused on Native American rights. She served as secretary of the first Indian reform organization managed by Indians, the Society of American Indians. She was also the editor of the society's magazine, the American Indian Magazine from 1918 to 1919. After the dissolution of the organization, she founded the National Council of American Indians and was president of the organization until her death in 1938. She also worked through the General Federation of Women's Clubs, helping establish the Indian Welfare Committee in 1921. She and her husband, Raymond Bonnin, lobbied the Congress and the Bureau of Indian Affairs on behalf of the Sioux and the Utes. Bonnin, a talented orator since her youth, also lectured on Sioux culture and the need for reform, appearing in traditional costume. Although she devoted much of her energy to lobbying and political activity, Bonnin also worked toward her goals of education and reform through writing. As a young woman, wrote several autobiographical essays and traditional Indian tales, and these were published in magazines such as Atlantic Monthly and Harper's Monthly. In 1901 she published her first book, Old Indian Legends. After resigning from her postion as editor of American Indian Magazine, Bonnin spent more time lobbying than writing. However, she did not abandon printed word as a tool for reform. American Indian Stories is one of the few literary works she published after working for the American Indian Magazine. The book features reprints of her earlier stories and essays published in Harper's and Atlantic Monthly.Most of her published writings were essays and poetry printed in magazines. NAW I, pp. 198-200, Bloom Native American Women Writers, and Littlefield and Parins A Biobibliography of Native American Writers, 1772-1924. See an Image.

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        Catalogue of an exhibition of works by Pablo Picasso, with a preface by Clive Bell. The Leicester Galleries, Leicester Square, London. Exhibition No.309, January 1921.

      The Leicester Galleries., London. 1921 - Second edition, same date as first. Brown coloured paper covers. Portrait, 72 item catalogue. Covers a little darkened. The first Picasso one-man show in England. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE BRIGHT MESSENGER

      London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Ltd,. 1921. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-349 [350: printer's imprint] [351-352: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks],. original decorated brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, bottom edge untrimmed.. A near fine, bright copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket printed. on tan paper stock with light wear along upper edges (jacket trimmed. just a bit taller than the book) and some age-darkening to spine. panel. Signed and dated "Oxford October 1921" by Elizabeth Belloc. (daughter of English writer Hilaire Belloc, one of Blackwood's. closest friends) on recto of first blank. A charming provenance. Rare. in jacket. (#71686). First edition. A sequel to JULIUS LE VALLON (1916), continuing the author's study of a man partially possessed by a Pan-like elemental. "Partly an attempt to convey an utterly alien type of mentality, with (mostly) a British social setting; also the moral collapse of the Western world and the future evolution of man.... Interesting ideas, some good moments, but on the whole without the charm of its predecessor." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 191. "THE BRIGHT MESSENGER was not just the long- awaited finale to JULIUS LEVALLON, but the last piece in Blackwood's grand design .... the culmination of Blackwood's crusade to make people aware of beauty in the world.... There are moments [here] when we see the Blackwood of THE CENTAUR and JULIUS LEVALLON... [but] he was finding it harder to regain that magic.... Once he had completed THE BRIGHT MESSENGER Blackwood had nothing else to tell the world." - Ashley, Algernon Blackwood: An Extraordinary Life, pp. 245-8. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 817-21. Bleiler (1978), p. 24. Reginald 01376. Ashley A.21.1.

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        View of Florence

      1921 - A romantic early twentieth century watercolour of Florence., Image Size : 365x540 (mm), 14.37x21.26 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : , Original Hand Coloring, Watercolor

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        Mon Expedition au Sud Polaire 1914-17

      Tours: Maison Alfred Mame et Fils. [1921].. Traduction de M.-L. Landel. Large 4to. 380pp, b&w photographic illustrations, folding map. Pictorial cloth (the Endurance in the ice), spine decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. A very good clean copy. .

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        Ganymed. Jahrbuch für die Kunst.

      . Geleitet von Wilhelm Hausenstein. München: Piper 1921. With 6 original etchings and lithographs, together with drawings and numerous phote-engravings. 4to. VII + 215 pp. Publisher's halfcloth with dustjacket. Well-preserved copy. * With 6 original etchings and lithographs by Max Beckmann, Rene Beeh, Rudolf Grossmann, Karl Hofer, Alfred Kubin and Adolf Schinnerer.<br>Nur dritter Band (von 5) / 3rd volume only (of 5)..

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        Propos Subversifs / Sebastien Faure

      [Paris : Librarie Sociale], 1921, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copy in the original calf over marble boards, with gilt-blocked titling. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 12 pts. Bound in one volume ; 18 cm. Contents: La Fausse Redemption; La Dictature de la Bourgeoisie; La Pourriture Parlementaire; Leur Patrie; La Morale Officielle... Et l'Autre; La Femme; L'Enfant; Les Familles Nombreuses; Les Metiers Haissables; Les Forces de Revolution; Le Chambardement; La Veritable Redemption. Subject: Anarchism - Anarchists - France - Politics and government - 20th century

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        The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, September 1921, No. 281, Vol. 47 - KKK (Ku Klux Klan) The Stranges Secret Society on Earth

      George Newnes, London, 1921, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Nicolson, W.C.; Pitcher, N.S.; Tennant, Dudley; Holloway, W.H.; Prater, E.; Bates, Leo; Whitaker, W.G.; Soper, G.; Wood, Stanley, L.; Crombie, Chas.; Bates, LeoSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Contents include: K.K.K. (Ku Klux Klan); The Wreck of the "Washington"; My Narrowest Escapes; The "Debil-Debil" of Saltbush Creek; Strange Stories of Crime; The White Man's Job; The Vanished Airmen; Some East African Experiences; Life in the New Hebrides; The Adventures of a Rolling Stone - part 7; Through Central America on Horseback - part 2; Buried Cities of Asia Minor - part 3; Odds and Ends; The Man in the Crowd. Bits of clear tape at each end of spine. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this special issue, Magazine

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        Die Klagelieder Jeremias des Sohnes Hilkias aus Anathoth. - Übetragen aus dem masoretischen Text und Druckleitung von Lazarus Goldschmidt.

      Otto von Holten, Berlin 1921. - M13853 34 x 26 cm. Schwarzes OriginalLeder im Lederschuber mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (am Schuber sehr frisch) und linearer Blindprägung des Deckels, auf 5 echte Bünde gezogen. Das Einbandleder berieben, etwas rissig und an den Rändern sowie dem zweiten Bund abgeschabt. 13 unpaginierte Blatt mit 17 Holzschnitten von W.Schocken,davon 6 ganzseitige signiert; limitierte Ausgabe von 105 Exemplaren, davon 90 für den Handel bestimmt, das vorliegende Exemplar trägt die Nr.28; Goldkopfschnitt, doppelreihige Innenkantenfil. (Euphorion Einband,Hübel & Denck,Leipzig); das vordere Innengelenk an drei Stellen bis zu 5 cm angeplatzt, gut erhaltener Text- und Bildbereich, der Innenteil an ca. 5 Stellen schwach fingerfleckigDeckel etwas berieben und beschabt,zwischen vorderem Deckel und Vorsatz 7 cm leicht angeplatzt, einwandfreier erhaltener Text- und Bildbereich, der Schuber mit einem leichten Kratzer von ca. 11 cm.; weder name noch Einträge. Geprüftes, gutes Exemplar. 1450

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        LE FOU poèmes

      1921 - broché (paperback) grand in-octavo, dos et couverture rempliée gris imprimés (spine and cover printed), gouttière en partie non coupée (fore-edge uncut) - long papier (fore-edge - great paper), tiré à 245 exemplaires - 1 des 155 exemplaires sur papier vélin d'Arches contenant le tirage en couleurs des eaux-fortes (limited edition - 245 copies were printed), illustrations d'Edouard Chimot : 6 eaux-fortes gravées par l'artiste (etching) et 6 bois gravés d'après ses dessins par J.-P. Sauget (woodcut engraving from artist' drawing), 73 pages, 1921 à Paris aux Dépens des Auteurs, édition originale (first edition) bon état (very good condition) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La tapisserie gothique; preface de Salomon Reinach

      Demotte, Paris; New York, 1921-1924, Portfolio, Book Condition: Very Good-; 16 x 21.5 (55 cm) contemporary tied cloth Portfolio in Very Good condition. Rough edges. Portfolio shows minor splitting.Originally 200 plates were projected, but Demotte's death intervened and only 100 were published. Present copy comprises livraisons 1-3 of 4, with 75 of 100 color relief halftone plates.; 27

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        This Side of Paradise

      W. Collins & Sons, London 1921 - First English edition. Neat contemporary owner name on the front fly, a little foxing to the foredge and endpapers, and a couple small spots on the boards, near fine lacking the dustwrapper. Fitzgerald's first book, altered considerably from the American edition. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        2 typed letters signed.

      London, 1920 and 1921. - Large 4to. Altogether 2 pp. on 2 ff. To Mrs. Roland G. Hopkins of the Women's City Club of Boston: "I received your very kind letter at the end of August but could not answer it before as until now my plans for returning to America have been very uncertain. This last week, however, it has been decided that I am to come in time to open lecturing on the 1st of February. On the provisional list of dates that my agent [.] has sent me I see Boston is included, but I do not know under what auspices I am to come [.]" (Dec. 13, 1920). - On stationery with printed letterhead; rather browned and with slight edge damage; left margin with punched holes (not touching text).

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        Iconographie des Orchidées d'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen.

      Paris 1921-1929. 2 text-volumes (bound in one) and atlas. 4to & folio. pp. 559, (1); 72, with 1 portrait and 133 plates of which 120 finely handcoloured. Contemporary half morocco, spines with 5 raised bands and gilt lettering. Stafleu & Cowan 971. Few copies have the second part of the atlas coloured, sothat the usual number of coloured plates is 110. The author was assisted by his daughter Aimée Antoinette. A beautifully bound copy.

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        Napoleon

      Paris: [Draeger Frères pour] Boivin & Cie, [1921] - Beautifully produced illustrated work on the life of Henri IV, king of Navarre and France (JOB) First edition thus. Folio. With 32 "chromotypogravures" after watercolors by Job, including four double-page and vignette at the avant- propos. [4], iv, 80pp. Original grey-green cloth, upper board pictorial, a.e.g. Spine perished, internally fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Faust erster Teil. Eine Tragödie.

      München, Dr.Julis Schröder Verlag, 1921.. Folio (43 x 33 cm). Ganzpergament mit 7 durchgezogenen Bünden. Rückenvergoldung, mehrfacher goldgeprägter Deckelrahmung, GoldKopfschnitt, Innenkantenvergoldung sowie goldgeprägter Deckeltitel. Der Einband nur wenig angestaubt und mit kleineren Schabspuren, minimalst aufgebogen. 216 (+5) Seiten auf echtem Bütten gedruckt einschließend 25 ganzseitige Original-Radierungen von Sepp Frank. Im Druckvermerk signiertes und numeriertes Exemplar Nr.71 von 190 Exempl. in der Vorzugsausgabe. Unter dem Druckvermerk "Ist bestimmt für:" wurde der Vorbesitzername sorgfältig überklebt. Bemerkenswert schöne Vorsatzpapiere. Das ganze Buch sehr schön erhalten.. 5. Druck der Reihe "Meisterwerke der Weltliteratur mit Originalgraphik". Einmalige Vorzugsausgabe von 190 Exemplaren. #M11001

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        GEOMETRIE UND ERFAHRUNG. [Geometry and Experience] [PP.121-131]

      Julius Springer, Berlin 1921 - Einstein, Albert. GEOMETRIE UND ERFAHRUNG. [Geometry and Experience] [PP.121-131]. Julius Springer, Berlin, 1921. Erweiterte Fassung des Festvortrages gehalten an der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin am 27. Januar 1921. 8VO., 20PP. With 2 text illustrations. Original printed cream wrapper. First Edition. Weil 115. HBS52699. At 1921 at the Prussian Acedemy's commemorative session honoring Frederick the Great, founder of the Academy, Einstein delivered this lecture in which he summed up his views on the geometrization of physics and relativity and the relation of mathematics to the external world. Here he gave his famous answer to the puzzling question of why mathematics should be so well adapted to describing the external world: "Insofar as the Laws of Mathematics refer to the external world, they are not certain; and insofar as they are certain, they do not refer to reality" [D.B.S. Vol. 4, p. 330]. A fine copy. This is a mature work of Einstein, published when he was 42 years old, and in the year he received the Nobel Prize in Physics. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ludwig Anzengrubers Werke : auswahl in zehn Teilen ; mit Lebensabriss, Einleitungen und Anmerkungen von Eduard Castle [10 volumes in 3]

      Leipzig : Hesse & Becker, [1921], 1921, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copies bound in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Light tanning to margins. 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; Description: 10 v. in 3. : frontis. (port.) ; 17 cm. Contents:1. T. Ludwig Anzengrubers Leben ; Vom Lebensweg --2. T. Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld ; Der Meineidbauer ; Die Kreuzelschreiber --3. T. Der G'wissenswurm ; Doppelselbstmord ; Der ledige Hof --T. 4. Ein Faustschlag ; Das vierte Gebot --5. T. 's Jungferngift ; Die Trutzige ; Die umkehrte Freit' --6. T. Stahl und Stein ; Der Fleck auf der Ehr' --7. T. Der Schandfleck --8. T. Der Sternsteinhof --9. T. Dorfgange I und II --10. T. Kalendergeschichten. Subjects: Austrian literature -- Drama and theatre -- Poetry -- Fiction -- Novels -- Austrian authors -- Collected works. Series: Deutsche Klassiker-Bibliothek. Language: German. Notes: Preface dated 1921.

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        Embers - [Association Copy Inscribed from Rosenberg to T. C. O'Donnell, with an Original Detailed Caricature Portrait of O'Donnell in Ink]

      Portland, Me. , Smith & Sale, 1921, Hardback, First EditionA very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth spine, with marble boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling, with minimal wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 45 pages; Description: ix p. , 2 l. , 45 [1] p. , 1 l. 21 cm. Subjects: Rosenberg, Manuel, 1897- (20th century American cartoonist) . O'Hara, John Myers 1870-1944.

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        POEMS

      London:: Egoist Press,. 1921.. 8vo. 8-7/16" x 5-9/16". 1st edition (Abbott A1). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy, with author emendations througout, and an original 9 stanza holograph poem written on p. 25 [so numbered by the author]. ii, 23, [3] pp.. Decorated paper wrapper over white paper covers, with printed paper title label to outer front wrapper.. Age toning & some wear to wrappers, which are separated along spine.. Otherwise, a VG unique copy of this author&#39;s first book.. Offered with Tavistock Books #40573, an inscribed first edition, in dust jacket, of Moore&#39;s OBSERVATIONS. Price is for both volumes.

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        Historical Records of Australia. Series III: Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. [Port Phillip 1803-04; Tasmania 1803-27, West Australia 1826-30; Northern Territory 1824-29.] Volumes 1-6

      Canberra: Commonwealth Parliamentary Library. 1921-1923. Six volumes in not-quite-uniform bindings. Five of the six are in the original blue half-leather bindings (with slightly differing shades), Vol 5 in a contemporary full navy blue cloth (not the modern re-binding). Vol One with the small bookplate of H.R. White, offsetting on endpapers, edges yellowed and a little spotted. Vol 3 with &#39;Rt Hon. A. Fisher P.C.&#39; [Prime Minister in 1908&#8211;09, 1910&#8211;13 & 1914&#8211;15] stamped in gilt on the upper board. Extremities a little rubbed on most volumes, and the edges are somewhat yellowed but all volumes clean inside. A good to very good set. ***The &#39;other colonies&#39; series - predominantly concerning Van Diemen&#39;s Land - not often seen as a separate set. (In recent years this series has been extended, with volumes VII, VIII, IX & X issued - we can supply all but VII, please enquire for details.) .

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