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        Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen.Bulletin Suisse de Minéralogie et Pétrographie.Bolletino Svizzero di Mineralogia e Petrografia.32 Bänden, 1921 (1. Jahrgang) -1952, mit einem Band Register 1921-1955.

      Huber/Leemann, Frauenfeld/Zürich, - Perkalin-Halbeinband.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        New to his vice-presidential responsibilities, Coolidge admits, <I>"... it appears to me now, after ten days' experience of presiding over the Senate and sitting with the Cabinet, that I am not able to take on so large a contract..."</I>

      Typed Letter Signed ?Calvin Coolidge? as Vice President, one page, 7? X 9.25?, Washington D.C., March 15, 1921,on ?The Vice President?s Chamber" letterhead. Stamped with date of receipt, "Mar 17, 1921," in upper left corner. Small stain in upper blank area, light toning at edges, else fine condition with a 3 inch dark signature. In full, ?My dear Mr. Bok: / I have held your letter far longer than I should have done, but I was very anxious to undertake the work that you suggest, and I hoped that I should find my engagements here such that I could do so; but, it appears to me now, after ten days? experience of presiding over the Senate and sitting with the Cabinet, that I am not able to take on so large a contract as you have suggested. If it would assist you to have me make one or two addresses during the season, I could undertake that. / I want to tell you how much I appreciate the honor you have extended to me, and I also wish to thank you for the kindness of your newspaper towards

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        La Tentative Amoureuse ou le Traite du vain desir by Andre Gide

      Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris 1921 - Approximately 40 pages. 24 x 20 cm. Limited edition, copy 287 of 400 on papier Lafuma-Navarre. Four full-page colored wood-engravings plus additional colored vignettes by Laurencin. Associated with the Cubist literary and artistic group, but her painting uninfluenced by their theories; mistress of Apollinaire and socially intimate with the leading Cubist proponents. Text in French. Discreet, round one centimer stamp at lower corner of free endpaper the only ex-library mark, original glassine overwrapper chipped with some loss, plates and text clean. Lacking one centimeter of wrapper at backstrip head. Orig. tan wrappers printed and illustrated in black. Very good in worn glassine overwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Three Soldiers

      George H. Doran, New York 1921 - 433 pages. First edition, first printing. Only 2000 to 3000 copies printed. Top edge stained orange. First state book with no publisher's colophon on the title page. Four blank integral leaves in the front and no blank leaves at the end of the book. With first issue "signing" for "singing" at page 213, line 31. Third issue dust jacket with the last quote on the front cover from The Stars and Stripes. Fine book in a near fine dust jacket with the spine very slightly faded. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        The Efficiency Expert [Argosy All-Story Weekly, Four Installments]

      Frank A. Munsey Co., New York 1921 - New York: Frank A. Munsey Co., 1921. First Appearance of the story. First issue cover illustration by Stockton Mulford. Complete story, as serialized in 4 issues of the Argosy All-Story Weekly. Vol. CXXXVII, No. 4, October 8, 1921, pp.433-451; Vol. CXXXVII, No. 5, October 15, 1921, pp.599-616; Vol. CXXXVII, No. 6, October 22, 1921, pp.809-827; Vol. CXXXVIII, No. 1, October 29, 1921, pp.99-117. Original color pictorial wrappers. First Appearance. Already an excellent athlete, a young man determines to become a successful businessman also. Heins EE-X2 (p.155). Some wear to spines and edges with some chipping, some darkening to contents, generally very good or better. L68 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Three Soldiers

      Doran, New York 1921 - First edition, third state. Owner name front pastedown, about fine in very good plus, third state dustwrapper with light rubbing and wear. Publisher's complimentary card laid in. An attractive copy. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Harding's Return to Normalcy - and Isolationism - after World War I

      Washington, D. C. 1921 - Typed Letter Signed as President, to Senator Joseph Medill McCormick, Washington, D. C., August 29, 1921. With autograph emendations in two different secretarial hands. 8 pp. Key political circular from the first-year Republican President written to influence off-year elections in New Mexico and other places. Harding justifies, and praises, the rapid postwar dismantling of America's military by Congress, while backhandedly criticizing the inattention of his predecessor - Woodrow Wilson - to the peacetime transition. "Vast expenditure without proper consideration for results, is the inevitable fruit of war." Partial Transcript "Thank you for your letter of congratulation on the accomplishment of the administration down to date. You have been good enough to speak kindly of the work which the Executive Departments have accomplished, as well as of that which has been done by the Congress. For myself, I feel disposed to emphasize what seem to me the remarkable achievements of the extraordinary session of the Congress. In view of the fact that during the war practically no consideration was given to preparation for the new conditions which would come with the return of peace, and that in the two years after the Armistice there was hardly any more administrative attention to these problems, I cannot but account it a monumental accomplishment which has marked the work of the extraordinary session down to the time of its recess . I am happy to assure you that the administrative departments are now in full sympathy with the program of rigorous and unremitting economy through which, I believe, we will be able during the next year to cover back into the Treasury so large a sum that the aggregate of taxation may be reduced to $3,500,000,000 a year . a well-nigh universal protest against a possible repetition of gigantic conflict gives rise to the common hope that the conference in November may lighten the burdens of both armament and taxation, not only for this but for other lands . The habit of vast expenditure without proper consideration for results, is the inevitable fruit of war . Surveying the national situation as a whole, it is plain that we are working our way out of a welter of waste and prodigal spending at a most impressive rate. We have made much progress toward retrenchment and greatly increased efficiency ."Historical BackgroundHarding defeated Democrat Jacob Cox for the presidency in a surprising landslide in 1920. He promised a "return to normalcy" and argued against the U.S. joining the League of Nations (Democratic predecessor Woodrow Wilson's vision). Here, Harding criticizes the wasteful spending that occurred during the nation's massive military mobilization for World War I. Billions had been spent for planes, ships and shells that were never put into action, partly because of America's late entry into the conflict. Harding, committed to a renewed isolationism, and bolstered by the actions of a Republican Congress, proclaims this "extravagance" over.Harding also boasts that this "program of rigorous and unremitting economy" will allow taxes to be cut by $3.5 billion, and contrasts this healthy frugality with the disorder and economic chaos of postwar Europe.The President also mentions "the conference in November," a reference to the Washington Naval Conference. At this conference, U.S. Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes, working with diplomats from Britain, France, Italy, and Japan, agreed to halt further naval development. Harding reiterates his hope that the proceedings "may lighten the burdens of both armament and taxation; not only for this but for other lands."On September 7, 1921, The New York Times published this letter, with an analysis of its role in several off-year election campaigns. "The President, as titular and actual leader of his party, sounds the keynote on which he hopes Republicans will go before their constituents in support of the record of the. (See website for full description)

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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        Four Plays for Dancers

      London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1921. Written for an Irish Theatre, and Generally with the Help of a Friend. Octavo. Original black cloth-backed decorated grey boards, title label to spine printed in black. With the dust jacket. Illustrations by Dulac. From the collection of Walter Donnelly with his bookplate. Bookseller&#39;s ticket of The Sign of the Mermaid. Endpapers lightly and partially browned but an exceptional copy in the rather brittle dust jacket creased at the spine, with a few small chips and a couple of pieces of internal repair. First Edition, First Impression. Very uncommon in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1921. Twenty-first printing, published six months after the first printing. Rear hinge slightly tender, still a nice and bright, near fine copy in a nice, very good plus dustwrapper with a split at the bottom of the front spine fold. Lewis&#39; first major success, a realistic portrayal of Midwestern life, and the first of several important novels for which he became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. A relatively early jacketed copy, and scarce thus. The first printing in original jacket is a rarity. Johnson High Spot of American Literature. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Geometrie und Erfahrung (pp.121-131).

      . S.ber. Akad. Wiss. Berl., 1921/ 5. - Berlin 1921, 8°, S.103-166, OBrosch; unaufgeschnittenes frisches Exemplar.. The quite rare first edition and first appearance in print, rarely found in this fine condition, unopened and in original wrappers! - During the early years of the second decade of this century Einstein was also concerned to clarify misconceptions about the theory of relativity and to present his views on natural sciences on a less abstract level. Among the efforts in this direction, his particular beautiful lecture on "Geometry and Experience" stands out. At the Prussian Academy's commemorative session honouring 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. The lecture was extended to book form. cf. W.Alicke. - Weil No.114; Schlipp-Shields No.148

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Am Rande des Lebens. , Zwanzig Federzeichnungen

      München. R. Piper & Co. Verlag. 1921. Near fine condition. 43rd copy of the special edition, signed by the artist. Includes 21 sheets, printed on vellum. Text in German.

      [Bookseller: david morrison books]
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        Portrait photo.

      - Vintage print (19,5 x 15,7 cm), framed. A bit of staining to the lower, right corner. * Portrait depicting Bohr by a desk, taken 1921. This photo stood on his wife Margrethe Bohr's desk.

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Ein Weg zur experimentellen Prufung der Richtungquantelung im Magnetfeld [and] Der experimentelle Nachweis

      1921. First edition. <p>Stern, Otto (1888-1969). et al. (1) Ein Weg zur experimentellen Prüfung der Richtungsquantelung im Magnetfeld. In Zeitschrift fur Physik 7 (1921): 249-253. (2) (with Walter Gerlach [1889-1979]). Der experimentelle Nachweis des magnetischen Moments des Silberatoms. In ibid. 8 (1921): 110-111. Together 2 whole volumes. [iii]-vi, 414; iv, 419pp. Braunschweig: Fried. Vieweg & Sohn; Berlin: Julius Springer, 1921-22. 224 x 149 mm. Vol. 7 in half morocco, cloth boards, a little rubbed; Vol. 8 in half cloth, marbled boards. Library stamps on titles.</p><p>First Editions. Stern, whom Emilio Segrè considered "one of the major physicists of the century" (p. 138), developed Dunoyer&#39;s molecular beam method and used it to devise what is now known as the Stern-Gerlach experiment, which demonstrates the reality of space-quantization of atoms. This experiment had an enormous impact on modern physics, and has become a paradigm of quantum measurement.</p><p>Spatial quantization had been introduced as a theoretical concept by Sommerfeld in 1916, but no one before Stern had ever demonstrated its existence, and some quantum physicists even considered it to be nothing more than a mathematical tool. In his 1921 paper, Stern proposed an empirical test: "If an electron in an atom carried a magnetic moment of about 1 Bohr magneton (= eh/4 me), an atomic beam of silver atoms should split in passing through a magnetic field of strong inhomogeneity" (Twentieth Century Physics, p. 164). In the 1922 paper, written jointly with Walther Gerlach, Stern described the initial results of their experimental work. In three later papers (not included here) Stern and Gerlach continued their investigations, which provided direct experimental proof of directional [space-] quantization in a magnetic field. </p>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 21. Januar 1921.. 2 SS. Gr.-4to. Kleiner Einriß.. An den Hamburger Buchhändler Sancke wegen einer Lesung. &quote;[ ] Mit Ihren Vorschlägen bin ich ganz einverstanden, kann Ihnen nur leider noch nicht angeben, wo ich wohnen werde. Die Dichter-Gedächtnisstiftung will mir ein Quartier besorgen [ ] Ein wenig Gewissensunruhe bereitet es mir nachträglich, daß die Dichtergedächtnisstiftung in unserem Abend möglicherwiese eine Beeinträchtigung der mit ihr vereinbarten Vorlesung erblicken könnte [ ] Ich glaube, daß Ihnen mein Programm ein wenig Freude machen wird. Ich möchte mit einer Prosa beginnen (der Gang durch die Stadt), dann einige Gedichte folgen lassen, hierauf einige Seiten aus dem Rumänischen Tagebuch [ ] und zum Schluß einen Dialog in Versen (der alte Taschenspieler), der in Basel, Genf und anderen Schweizer Städten die größte Wirkung erzielt hat [ ]&quote;.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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      - [BAUM,L.FRANK]. WONDERFUL GAME OF OZ. Salem: Parker Bros. (board copyrighted 1921). This is the original Oz board game in the cardboard box. The box has a gorgeous chromolithographed color plate on the cover showing Dorothy standing in front of the Tin Man and next to the Scarecrow. The Scarecrow is sitting on the back of the Cowardly Lion with Oz in the background. The box flaps are repaired with some discoloration otherwise sound and VG. This is a later issue with the cover illustration not repeated on the game board and with side panels reaching to the bottom of the box. Inside there are no dividers in the box, contains a wooden barrel, 5 (of 6) wooden dies, 4 wooden tokens and an incomplete instruction booklet. Inside the box a fabulous game board that measures 19" square when opened. This is a nice example of the game, hard to find complete.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        [Original Dust Jacket Art]: The Desert Valley

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. (1921). Original gouache cover art for The Desert Valley Signed and dated by illustrator Eugene Hastain. The image measures 12" x 19.5" (17.25" x 25" matted). Near fine with bright colors but some toning to the white sky portions of the image. It is accompanied by the cheaply produced first English edition. Near fine in a price-clipped, very good or better dustwrapper with its original price sticker on the spine, some nicks and tears at the extremities, and tape reinforcing the interior folds. Hastain was a well-known commercial illustrator who illustrated many stories and books including the popular Reginald Arkell "Green Thumb" series of gardening books, as well as the 1930 Bookman&#39;s Christmas Portfolio. A nice image of a Native American and his wolf looming above a western cliff side. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Moon of the Caribbees and Six Other Plays of the Sea

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1921 - A presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper: "Here is 'The Moon' at last! I've started to send it a hundred times because I've always remembered with gratitude that you were one of the first really to like and appreciate the play and I've always wanted you to have it. May you like it as well on a second reading! With all my best to you, Eugene." The unnamed recipient is a family member of Agnes Boulton, O'Neill's second wife First edition, later (1921) printing, binding B. 8vo. 217, [1] pp. Publisher's brown paper-covered boards, stamped in black, orange cloth spine, stamped in black, small bit of paper residue to head of spine, endpapers foxed, else near fine. In a custom morocco-backed slipcase and chemise. Atkinson 8-I-i.a (for first 1919 printing; this 1921 printing not recorded) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Aber die Liebe. Zwei Folgen Gedichte. Mit 15 Original-Radierungen auf Tafeln von Willi Jaeckel.

      Berlin,bei Erich Steinthal, 1921. - M8200 31 x 24 cm. Roter Originalganzlederband (Handeinband) auf fünf Bünden, Rücken-und Deckeltitel und Schmucklinien goldgeprägt, Kopfgoldschnitt. 143 (7) Seiten mit großer Titelvignette, radiertem Titelblatt, 12 Textradierungen und 2 radierte Initialen. 31 x 23 cm. Rücken oben mit leichten Bereibungen, auch der Bünde. Schönes, geprüftes Exemplar in wirklich guter Erhaltung. Nummer 106 von 340 Exemplaren auf Bütten , im Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. Gedruckt bei Otto von Holten in Berlin. Die Radierungen in der Platte mit dem Namen des Künstlers, gedruckt bei Angerer, Berlin. Hergestellt im Auftrag von Erich Steinthal 1920-1921 bei Otto von Holten, Berlin. Satz: E. W. Tieffenbach. Radierungen unter Willi Jaeckels Leitung bei L. Angerer, Berlin, gedruckt. 1580

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Des Publius Ovidius Naso Lehrbuch der Liebe

      Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1921.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        Eigenh. Briefkarte mit U.

      München, 23. Februar 1921.. 2 SS. Qu.-8vo. Gedruckter Name und Adresse. Gebräunt; fleckig.. An eine ihm bekannte Frau: &quote;[ ] Sie irren vollständig, wenn Sie glauben, daß ich Sie im W. Siemens-Gymnasium nicht erkannt hatte. Sie noch zu sehen, bot mein knapp und Stunde für Stunde überlasteter Berliner Aufenthalt mir keine Möglichkeit. Hier fand ich Ihre freundliche Sendung von 12. vor (ich war schon vom 10. an unterwegs gewesen) [ ]&quote;. - Weites erwähnt er ihren Brief über die &quote;Betrachtungen&quote; und schließt: &quote;Darf ich das Maschinenmanuskript behalten oder brauchen Sie es noch?&quote;.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Tanglewood Tales [ Illustrated By Virginia Frances Starrett ]

      The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia 1921 - A good+ copy of the presumed first hard cover edition (no explicit edition or printing statement; date on copyright page is 1921), lacking a dust-jacket. 22 illustrations, 10 of which are full-page in color. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine. Moderate wear to the extremities of the deep blue cloth boards, especially at the corners and the crown and base of the spine. Rear endpaper is split in the gutter revealing the webbing, which is fully intact; still, a decided looseness/wobble to the rear board. Some minor surface rubbing to Starrett's paste-down on the front board. Faint traces of smudging to page 195, though barely noticeable. All in all a handsome copy of this beautiful book. [Please note: Due to the size and weight of the volume extra shipping may be required depending on the destination and speed of delivery requested. Quotations gladly provided.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Works on Paper]
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        SELECTED POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY. With portrait & title page design engraved on the wood by William Nicholson.

      Philip Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society, for the Riccardi Press, London. 1921 - LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo.(9.5 x 6.7 inches). One of 1025 hand-numbered copies printed on handmade Riccardi paper. Colour tinted wood engraving illustrations to the frontis (portrait of Hardy) and title page (an owl upon a small pile of books) by William Nicholson. Fine leather binding of recent full mid brown morocco. Spine with five raised bands, ruled in gilt. Compartments tooled in gilt. Red title label. Floral gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Wasted Generation (First Edition, Dedication Copy)

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1921. First Edition. First Edition. The dedication copy, inscribed by Owen Johnson to fellow author Hugh Walpole: "Dear Hugh / Here&#39;s the book, and with it my loyal friendship. It is dedicated to you in a sort of stiff formal way, but that&#39;s just for the public. In reality it is to recall the rare pleasure of our many good talks together and as a sort of [gauge] of long rich years of sympathy to come. / Affectionately, your old friend, / Owen Johnson / New York 1921." Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket. A serious-minded novel by the author of the Dink Stover stories and the "Lawrenceville stories" trilogy, the title of which refers to the generation lost to World War I. And indeed much of the book takes place on board a warship, from a sailor&#39;s point of view. Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket, with some small chips at the extremities, and some toning to the spine panel. Two attractive bookplates, at the front pastedown and the verso of the front endpaper. A superb trans-Atlantic association between two authors who popularized coming-of-age fiction (in America and Britain) of the early twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      McClelland & Stewart, Toronto 1921 - First Canadian Edition. A lovely copy indeed of Conrad's first published novel, in the publisher's original green cloth covered boards, lettered & ruled in black on the spine and front cover, showing minimal use. 8vo. 272 pp.undated title-page as called for, printed from the plates of the first English Edition, (second state), with the typographical error on page 110 corrected., remains an important issue for the Conrad collector. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Cast Patent Cobaltcrom High Speed Milling Cutters. Part of 2800 kilo Order recommanded from the Fiat Works 14th Feb. 1921. Executed 8th Mar. 1921.

      - 25 x 29 cm, Gerahmt, tadell. Interessantes Werbefoto einer improvisierten Ausstellung von Mahlsteinen für Industriemühlen. 1100 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Mon homme.

      Ferenczi 1921 - - Ferenczi, Paris 1921, 12,5x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 15 ex numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Infime déchirure sans manque en pied du dos, sinon très bel exemplaire. Couverture illustrée. Très rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Voyages & glorieuses découvertes des grands navigateurs & explorateurs français

      Paris, Tolmer 1921 - Cartonnage éditeur - Etat du livre : Bon - Edition : Originale - Texte imprimé, plats illustrés en couleur, gardes illustrées en noir et blanc, 32 pages non paginées, ornées de 54 monographies dans le texte plus une pleine page et une double page, une carte « les voyages de Jacques Cartier et Cavelier de la Salle », une carte « les voyages de la Pérouse », album très original, précurseur dans sa forme, aux couleurs très vives, un des ancêtres des albums illustrés de la deuxième moitié du XXème siècle. Lvl1R [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Experiences of an Asylum Doctor

      London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., , 1921 & 1922. With Suggestions for Asylum and Lunacy Law Reform. [Together with;] GRANT-SMITH, Rachel. The Experiences of an Asylum Patient. With an Introduction and Notes by Montagu Lomax. 2 vols. Octavo. Original brown and black cloth respectively. Some browning to both, the second item from the Daily Express library with their inkstamps to the endpapers and edges, some slight damping to the inner lower corner of the endpapers of the first, in both cases the cloth a little worn, but nonetheless very good. First Editions. "Deficiencies in the day-to-day management of English asylums had long been exposed, ever since the damning indictment of neglect and casual cruelty contained in Montagu Lomax&#39;s The Experiences of an Asylum Doctor... a sobering work written not by a protesting patient, but by a disillusioned doctor. "Our asylums detain", he complained, "but they certainly do not cure." [Porter Madness pp.207-8] After two years working at the Prestwich Asylum, the largest in the country, Lomax felt sufficiently disturbed to publish a description of his experiences and conditions and a plea for asylum reform. Following the publication The Ministry of Health convened the Cobb Committee to enquire into the accuracy of his charges. Lomax was called to appear before the committee, but declined due to his feeling that "owing to its official constitution, it was not only likely to be biased, but from its limited "terms of reference" it was unable to go to the root of the evils exposed in the book." The conclusions were, as he had expected, foregone, his allegations were rejected, & the committee congratulated on its "masterly and logical" report. Much was done to disparage Lomax&#39;s motives and reputation, and to marginalise him within the profession, sniped at in the Journal of Mental Sciences, and on his death in 1934 neither the JMS or British Medical Journal obituarised him. Having encountered Grant-Smith&#39;s narrative of her experiences "in the five asylums in which she was immured" as a series of articles in Truth he arranged for their republication in support of his own examination of the problem. She was "one of the witnesses whom I was, and I am, prepared to call before a [suitably constituted] Royal Commission, and let her tell her story in her own words." Lomax&#39;s exposés resulted directly in just such a commission, the Macmillan Commission of 1924, his evidence constituting 26pp in the Minutes of Evidence thereof, the recommendations of which led to the Mental Health Act of 1930, "opening the way to many developments in mental health services over the following 30 years." A recent study of the case from primary sources, where available, concluded, "Lomax did more than contribute to a process of mental health reform. His willingness to write frankly and to criticise provide an example to all mental health professionals who find themselves in settings where abuses occur... His vivid descriptions of patients&#39; behaviour and mental state in asylums and of the institutional process produced insights which were to be rediscovered 30 years later by Barton and Goffman..." [Harding "Not Worth Powder and Shot" British Journal of Psychiatry, (1990) 156, p.187] This pair of titles are not uncommon institutionally, but really quite elusive on the market.

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      Richmond: The Hogarth Press, 1921., 1921 First Edition. With 4 full page black and white woodcuts illustrated by Vanessa Bell. 8vo. pp. 91 + [i] advertisement. Publisher&#39;s decorated white paper boards with plain brick coloured cloth spine. A very good example showing minor rubbing, the back panel unusually clean for this title with minimal soiling - the endpapers lightly foxed; the usual & very unavoidable light offsetting from the Vanessa Bell woodcuts to opposite text pages present in all the best copies. neat name to the front pastedown, This collection of 8 short stories heralded the breakthrough in Woolf&#39;s modernist style. In a Custom Cloth Slipcase With the Hogarth Press Wolf colophon raised on the side. Kirkpatrick And Clarke A5a. Woolmer 17. Quite Nice Indeed.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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        Monday or Tuesday

      NY: Harcourt Brace. 1921. The first American edition of this early collection of short fiction, in which Woolf explores the stream of consciousness technique that she used to great effect in later novels. One of only 1500 copies, this copy in the black cloth binding. Slight foxing to cloth; near fine in a very near fine, price-clipped dust jacket, professionally, preemptively strengthened on the verso along the folds. A beautiful copy; easily the most attractive one we've seen. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Devoirs de vacances

      Paris, La Sirène 1921 - Livre d'occasion 23,5 x 18,5 cm, couverture rempliée verte illustrée, 39 pp., 2 ff. n. ch., étui-chemise (M. Schlissinger). Condition : Edition originale, illustrée par Irène Lagut. L'un des 150 ex. num. sur vergé Corvol (le nôtre non justifié). Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur "A Pierre / avec mon amitié et ma reconnaissance / Raymond Radiguet / Juin 1921". Habile restauration à la couverture mais néanmoins séduisant exemplaire conservé dans un bel étui chemise signé. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Tanglewood Tales. Illustrated by V.F. Sterrett

      Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1921., 1921. First Sterrett Edition. 4to. Finely bound in full very dark blue morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spine; decorative rule to boards; marbled end papers. Publisher&#39;s original spine and pictorial upper board bound in at rear. With 10 beautiful full page colour plates and several balck and white in text illustrations. A superb presentation.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Thus to Revisit; some reminiscences

      Chapman & Hall, 1921 - Spine and part of upper cover a little sunned, a few marks and minor wear, lower hinge cracked, upper hinge partly so, else a nice copy. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the front free end-paper, quoting from the book: "To Dyneley Hussey. Ford Madox Hueffer &#145;I proudly present these two last lines to young writers as a gift, a consolation, a testament, a consolation [sic, Ford repeats the word in error], a buckler: So, to the measure of the light vouchsafed, / Shine, poet, in thy place and be content!" p.224 for 18 June mcmxxii&#146; " Harvey A52 Hussey was an English war poet, journalist, art and music critic who served in World War I as a Lieutenant in the Thirteenth Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers. Original red blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Castles in the Air. Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon

      London, Cassell and Company, Ltd.,, 1921. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black. With the dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the lightly marked and little frayed dust jacket with some minor loss at the ends of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. A collection of non-Pimpernel tales set in Revolutionary France. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1921. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.8 inches). A clean, bright copy in the publishers original dark brown cloth. Boards with double blind rules to top and bottom. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Some rubbing and bumping to the corners of the boards and the top and bottom of the spine are frayed. Light offsetting to the blank free endpapers. Overall a near to very good copy of this important work.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Le pays a mon gout.

      Paris 1921.. 4to. Titelblatt und 12 Orig.-Radierungen von Vertes. Lose in Halbpergamentmappe mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Buntpapierbezug.. Eins von 450 (GA 500) hs. num. Exemplaren. - Die Mappe unter Verwendung alten Materials gebunden. - Sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        Il Supplemento della Domenica

      Ponzo Giovanni, STEN GRAFICA 1921 - In 8°grande (19,5 x 27,5); pagine, 768 Raccolta dei primi 48 numeri di questa rivista per ragazzi degli Anni 20; dall'Anno I n. 1 del 3 aprile 1921 al Anno II n. 48 del 26 febbraio 1922. La prima e l'ultima pagina di ogni numero sono grossolanamente acquarellate Pubblicazione principale costituita dall'avventura Un Giro del mondo in areoplano Volume in legatura telata dell'epoca senza difetti, carte interne buone nonostante l'estrema povertà delle carta dell'epoca. Opera nello stato di Buono.

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Twelve Original Woodcuts

      Richmond: Printed and Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1921. Small quarto. Original hand-printed marbled blue, black and green "wallpaper" wrappers, white paper title label to upper wrapper printed in black. Housed in a blue quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. 12 cuts printed directly from the blocks. Some typical rubbing and wear to the wrappers, especially at the spine but a very decent copy and uncommon thus. First edition, first impression. One of just 150 copies hand-printed by the Woolfs. One of the early triumphs of the press and very scarce indeed. The wrappers are constructed from wallpaper and even more fragile in this format than when found on the smaller hand-printed Hogarth pamphlets such as Eliot&#39;s Poems and Woolf&#39;s own Kew Gardens. With the ghost of a removed bookplate to the inside of the front wrapper identifying the copy to have belonged to Angelica Garnett (nee Bell), daughter of Vanessa and Clive Bell.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Grammar of Color arrangements of Strathmore papers in variety of printed color combinations according to The Munsell Color

      THE STRATHMORE PAPER COMPANY, MITTINEAGUE, MASS. 1921 - The first presentation of Munsell system to the printing. With text illustrating the application of the system by T.M. Cleland, who also designed the book and provided the decorations. Rudolph Ruzicka provided the decorative designs on the color sheets.Cloth-backed board; provided the decorative designs on the color sheets; The book was arranged and prepeared with the authority of the late A.H.Munsell, who spent his life in the perfecting of the Munsell system of Color, and it is the first presentation of this system to the printing, advertising and paper trade. The book designed in its general form and the color sheets have been designed and patended by Arthur S.Allen, who also selected and arranged all of the color sheets. The decoration through the text , and the type composition were designed and executed by T.M. Cleland. There is a part on this book: The Color Sheets-showing a selection of strathmore cover papers printed with measured color areas arranged according to the Munsell System, 1/2 red spine cloth over grey boards, The book designed in its general form and the color sheets have been designed and patended by Arthur S.Allen, who also selected and arranged all of the color sheets. The decoration through the text , and the type composition were designed and executed by T.M. Cleland.; General wear, corners rubbed; on the front and rear end papers and inner covers is the previous owner signature; bumped corners, slightly age-toned pages. pgs 1-28 are text; and 19 pages of fold-over pages of color images/presentations with measurments; and rear hinge slightly cracked. DATE PUBLISHED: 1921 EDITION: 28+18PLATES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        China Sea. North Coast of Formosa (Taiwan) Kiirun Ko (Keelung Harbour) From the Japanese Government Plans of 1919.

      Published at the Admiralty, New Edition 11th April, 1921. Small corrections to 1923., London, - Admiralty chart of northern Taiwan 710 by 1040mm. (28 by 41 inches). Engraved chart, including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, lighthouses and beacons picked out in yellow and red, inland elevations, detailing, and buildings. Detailed chart of the Keelung Port on the north coast of Taiwan.Taiwan at the time of the chart's publication was under the control of the Japanese, who in 1895 had gained control of the island from the Chinese after the First Sino-Japanses War. Under the adminstration of the Japanese Keelung became one of the major trading ports in Taiwan. Although heavily bombed during the Second World War, the port today is one of the busiest container ports in the world.The British Hydrographic Office was founded in 1795 by George III, who appointed Alexander Dalrymple as the first Hydrographer to the Admiralty. The first charts were produced in 1800. Unlike the U. S. Coast Survey the Hydrographic Office was given permission to sell charts to the public and they produced a great number of sea charts covering every corner of the globe. Most of the Admiralty charts produced by the Hydrographic Office delineated coastline as well as high and low water marks and record depth of water as established by soundings. In addition these charts included information on shoals, reefs, and other navigational hazards that plagued mariners across the world. Thanks to the innovations of Sir Francis Beaufort, who developed the Beaufort Scale of wind strength, the British Hydrographic Office became one of the leading producers of sea charts. In fact, such was their accuracy that the phrase 'Safe as an Admiralty Chart' was coined.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Frühlicht. Eine Folge für die Verwirklichung des neuen Baugedankens. (Heft 1 von insges. 4 erschienenen Heften der 2. Folge).

      Magdeburg, Peters (Herbst) 1921.. 28 x 21,5 cm. 32 S., 4 nn. Bl. (Anzeigen). Mit zahlr. Abb. Farb. OKart. (etw. verblichen u. lichtrandig, Rücken kaum merklich restauriert).. Jaeger 1076.- Das erste selbständige Heft der wichtigen Architekturzeitschrift mit Beiträgen zum Bauen in Magdeburg, und der Satire "Der Architektenkongress" von P. Scheerbart.- Leichte Gebrauchsspuren.

      [Bookseller: unterwegs antiquariat & galerie M.-L. Su]
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        Sporting Recollections. The corrected typescript of this unpublished book, consisting of chapters on Pheasant, Duck and Quail shooting, and one, "Hits and Misses" concerning the mechanics of successful shooting; with a rejection letter from Henry Holt and Co. All contained in the original mailing envelope

      n.p., n.d.. The typescript consists of 42 pages with numerous pencil corrections, including, on two pages, the printed article on Quail as it originally appeared in the August 1921 issue of Field and Stream. On 11 x 8 1/2 inch pages, some fraying to a few margins, else fine. From the Estate of Eugene V. Connett, III, proprietor of The Derrydale Press . As with most of Connett's books, this is a collection of articles written for magazines, in this instance some highly personalized accounts of the author's shooting experiences--the exception being "Hits and Misses", a more objective account of the mechanics of shooting: developing a smooth swing, knowing when a bird is in range, etc. (The typescript of this bears Connett's pencilled notation, "Sold 1947 to F & S [Field and Stream] but not published"). Connett, then at the publishing firm of Van Nostrand, submitted "Sporting Recollections" to Henry Holt and Company, and on February 4, 1960 it was returned: "We do not feel that we would have sufficient sales success with the work to warrant our taking it on". It is not improbable that the rather short length of the book, together with Connett's strong personalized style, was a factor in this decision; at any rate, the book did not appear in print--which, as the owner of this typescript will quickly discover, was a considerable loss to the literature of sport. A FINE TYPESCRIPT

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        A House (Modern Morality Play)

      The Poetry Bookshop, March, 1921 - Colour upper wrapper and black-and-white illustrations by Stella Bowen Small 4to Wrappers browned and chipped, light creasing to text, but a very good copy. Scarce. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the title-page: "Edgar Jepson from F.M.F. 8/4/21" Harvey A51 Harvey explains that this may have been preceded by an appearance in Poetry of Chicago, but seems rather to doubt it. In a letter to Jepson of 8 November 1921 Ford wrote that he was awarded the Poetry of Chicago prize for best poem of the year which pleased him "as the first public recognition [he] ever received - except from the Inst. de France, & that hadn&#146;t any [dollars] attached". Original pictorial wrappers, this copy bound without the advertisement leaves at beginning and end [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Album de l'Internat des Hôpitaux de Paris

      G Pascaud, Paris 1921 - Rarissime. Exceptionnel témoignage photographique sur les internes exerçant dans les hôpitaux parisiens en 1920, photographiés en groupes (photographies d'art, d'une très grande précision mesurant 22 x 15 cm) hôpital par hôpital, soit 28 magnifiques reproductions couleur sépia d'une grande résolution avec identification de chacun des internes. La plupart des futurs "grands maîtres"parisiens du milieu du XXe siècle sont ici saisis dans leur jeunesse triomphante et dans l'accoutrement vestimentaire de leur lieu de travail. La page de garde de chaque hôpital est illustrée d'une ou plusieurs vignettes humoristiques. Couverture cartonnée illustrée d'une vignette en couleur représentant Hippocrate. Un feuillet libre, indépendant de l'ouvrage mais contemporain décrit le programme du cortège du bal de l'internat 1921 en une suite de onze tableaux désopilants; Il en sera fait cadeau à l'heureux acquéreur de cet exceptionnel et introuvable ouvrage. Il est probable que cet Album était édité à l'occasion du bal annuel de l'internat. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eratoclio]
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        Monday Or Tuesday

      Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London 1921 - Small 8vo, pp. 96. White paper boards, brown cloth spine. Offsetting to endpapers, some offsetting from woodcuts in text, as usual. Covers a little rubbed, rear (white) panel discoloured; small dink to leading edge of front panel, probably caused by an elastic band, which has also caused very light bruising to leading edge of text block. Lower corners bumped. Four full-page woodcuts and woodcut design to front panel, all by Vanessa Bell. First edition. One of 1000 copies. Eight short stories by Woolf, five of them published here for the first time. Leonard Woolf was embarrassed by the poor production values of this hand-set volume: its many misprints were corrected in the American edition, published later the same year. A superior example. Kirkpatrick: A-5a. Kirkpatrick: A-5a

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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      The Hogarth Press, Richmond 1921 - Woolf, Virginia. MONDAY OR TUESDAY. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1921. First American Edition. 8vo. 116 pp. A just about fine copy in variant black cloth, printed paper label to the spine, in a near fine price-clipped dustwrapper. This collection of 8 short stories heralded the breakthrough in Woolf's modernist style and was the only collection of short stories published in her lifetime. Kirkpatrick And Clarke A5b. Woolmer 17. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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