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        Renoir et Ses Amis

      H. Floury, Paris 1921 - First edition. Quarto. [4], 273, [3]pp. Contemporary maroon cloth, gilt spine titles, with the front wrap (a color lithograph) bound-in. With 95 in-text gravure illustrations, 56 monotone and color gravure plates (12 in color), one original drypoint etching by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, "Jeunes Filles Fleurissant Leurs Chapeaux," and one color lithograph "Tete de Jeune Fille" (the front wrap). Very good with moderate soiling to the boards and the usual age-toning at the edges of the text pages; the plates are clean and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      - Barcelona, Imprenta La Neotipia, 1921-1922. Edc. de Eugènia Simon. Biblioteca Minúscula catalana. [4,5 cm]. Vol. I y II. Encuadernación de fantasía en plena piel, mosaico. Estuche dos senos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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        Le Chariot de terre cuite: D'après la pièce du Théatre Indien attribuée au Roi Soudraka

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

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Holdeguck und Dieterwackl oder Die Reise ins Wunderland. Eine lustige Erzählung wie sie Kinder gerne lesen. Mit schönen Bildern von Bruno Goldschmidt.

      Stuttgart-Heilbronn, Seifert, 1921.. Folio. 37 S. Mit zahlreichen (6 ganzseitigen) handkolorierten Illustrationen. Roter Orig.-Halblederband mit geprägtem Rückentitel und etwas -vergoldung.. Stuck-Villa 194. - Exemplar der handkolorierten Vorzugsausgabe. - Kapitale und Kanten etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen. Innen durchgehend im unteren Rand etwas knittrig. Sonst gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        [Cover title]: Massachusetts General Hospital Cabot Case Records

      Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital. 1921-1923. Thick quarto. Publisher's black buckram gilt. Spine puckered, very good or a little better. Bound up newsletters or offprints issued weekly by the Hospital, the first issue is dated May 17, 1921; the last issue is dated October 16, 1923. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Minor Poets of the Caroline Period; Edited by George Saintsbury, M.A. Volumes 1-3.

      Oxford At the Clarendon Press, 1905; 1906; 1921. Printed in England at the Oxford University Press (Volumes 1 & 2, printed by Horace Hart). In a Sangorski & Sutcliffe binding. - Three volumes; size of bindings: 5 3/4 in. x 8 3/4 in., Volume 1: frontispiece reproducing an engraving; xviii, 726 pp.; Vol. 2: viii, 611 pp.; Vol. 3: ix, 551 pp. (with errata on p. [552]); all are illustrated with various types of reproductions of titlepages, illustrations, etc. from early editions. General Introductions, and specific introductions to individual poets & works, by George Saintsbury. Volume 1 Containing: Chamberlayne's Pharonnida and English Jubilee; Benlowe's Theophila and the Poems of Katherine Philips and Patrick Hannay. Volume 2: Marmion's Cupid and Psyche; Kynaston's Leoline and Sydanis and Cynthiades; Poems of John Hall; Sidney Godolphin and Philip Ayres; Chalkhill's Thealma and Clearchus; Poems of Patrick Carey and William Hammond; Bosworth's Arcadius and Sepha, etc. Volume 3: John Cleveland; Thomas Stanley; Henry King; Thomas Flatman; Nathaniel Whiting. Bound in quarter, red-brown crushed morocco leather spines, sides and cornerpieces, with five raised bands on the spines, gilt-lettered titles and gilt designs in the compartments, blind-stamped borders to the sides & corner-pieces, and rose cloth over boards; headbands, top-edges gilt; with marbled paper endpapers; binder's stamp at the top of the reverse of each marbled endpaper: Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London. The fifth compartment of the spine on volume one, shows 1/2 inch gouge to the leather, one band on volume three shows abrasion, light fading to spines; former owner's printed book labels pasted to the marbled paste-downs in each volume, some age-related tan spotting to endpapers, flyleaves. Overall, a fine, and handsomely bound set. Scarce item in a fine binding. The scan shows the spines, and part of the front cover of volume three. Weight: 9 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        BACK TO METHUSELAH. A Metabiological Pentateuch. Inscribed.

      Constable and Company, London 1921 - Shaw, George Bernard. BACK TO METHUSELAH. A Metabiological Pentateuch. Inscribed. London: Constable and Company, Ltd., 1921. "You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?" First English Edition; preceded by the New York edition, which Shaw condemned for its numerous misprints. 8vo., 267 pp. Publisher's gilt- stamped light mossy green cloth. A significant presentation copy inscribed in black fountain pen on the half-title: "To Robert Loraine / from G. Bernard Shaw. / 16th June 1921". Loraine [1876-1935] was a man of action: actor-manager, soldier, aviator, Fabian & of course, a close friend to Shaw - perhaps best known as an actor he's see most commonly on holiday with the Shaw’s & Harley Granville-Barker or at Fabian events. Loraine & Shaw shared political affiliations & a passion for theatre: it was Loraine who premiered as the lead in the Man & Superman on Broadway, the production was massively successful & launched Shaw as a force to be reckoned with in the States. A very good or better example in like dustwrapper that has had one tear on the upper spine archivally repaired along with several small chips at the corners. A very nice copy. Custom TBCL embossed cloth slipcase in fine condition. Laurence, Bernard Shaw: A Bibliography, A161. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Teenie Weenie Man's Mother Goose

      Reilly & Lee, Chicago - (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. 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: E. M. Maurice Books, ABAA]
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        The Tempest

      Julius Schröder Verlag, München 1921 - 1/205 copies, signed in pencil on limitation page by German painter & graphic artist, Adolph Schinnerer. Large 4to. 98pp. Decorative gold-stamped Japan vellum with vellum stitching on spine and beveled gilt-stamped dentelles. Hand bound by Buchbinderei Knorr & Hirth, München. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore- and bottom edges. Illustrated title-page. Decorative headpieces and publisher's watermark throughout. Scarce deluxe edition of Shakespeare's famous comedy "The Tempest." Illustrated with 26 full-page and in-text etchings by Adolph Schinnerer. Etchings, title page and colophon protected by tissue guard. Printed on high-quality "rheinischen Bütten." Boards bowed. Small stain on front board. Sporadic foxing throughout. Heavier foxing at endpapers. Minor creasing to few tissue-guards. Overall good to good+ condition. Scarce deluxe edition with etchings by one of the founding members of the "Neuen Sezession." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Broom), (Rome 1921 - 4to. paper wrappers. 96 pages. Edited by Harold A. Loeb, Alfred Kreymborg, Associate editor, Giuseppe Prezzolini. Woodcut cover design by E. Prampolini 1894-1956). With contributions by Joseph Stella, Picasso (drawing of Igor Strawinsky), Conrad Aiken, Amy Lowell, Man Ray and many others. This magazine lasted from 1921 to 1924 before folding for financial reasons. Light wear to covers. Unopened copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        And Even Now

      William Heinemann, London 1921 - Hardcover. Inscribed by Beerbohm with Autograph Letter Signed laid in. The book is inscribed on the half title to S.J. Williams, "Dear Mr. Williams I am so very glad you see to like [And Even Now] and I thank you very much - Max Beerbohm May, 1943." Laid in is a letter to Williams along with the envelope in which it was sent. The letterhead is "Abinger Manor Cottage, Abinger Common, Nr. Dorking." In this charming letter Beerbohm writes: "June 15 1943/Dear Mr. Williams/I write to tell you, with many thanks, how proud I am to be the subject of an epigram so perfect in pre-, com-, and incision. Epigrams are usually unkind in wit. Wit and kindness are rather distantly related to each other. But here they seem to be [the word are is crossed out below this] brother and sister, and will abide in my heart as well as in my brain. With kindest regards from my wife and me to Mrs. Williams and to you, I am sincerely and gratefully yours, Max Beerbohm." The envelope is addressed S.J. Williams, Prof/Queens' College/Cambridge. The flap of the envelope is affixed to the front endpaper opposite the half title page. There is one fold in the letter otherwise in fine condition. Book is bound in original yellow cloth with paper title label to spine. Soiled and bumped but in very good condition. Interior pages are clean and tight. 320 pages. LIT/042012. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        Weltuntergang (The End of the World)

      Vienna: Carl Konegen, 1921. Folio, portfolio with striking design and lettering in black and tan. Bottom corner of upper cover neatly repaired, contents fine. One of 150 copies. this copy is unnumbered; Birnbaum has signed his name in place of a number. He has also signed the lithographed title page, the contents/justification page, the first page of text with lithographic vignette illustrations and all twelve of the original lithographs. The author/illustrator, Uriel Birnbaum (1894-1956) was a Viennese Jewish Expressionist.His work shows a strong apocalyptic vision. . Portfolio. About Fine. Illus. by Uriel Birnbaum. Folio.

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      Drei Masken Verlag nd (1921), München - 1 of 70 copies with Roman numerals. Original illustrated handstiched publisher's deluxe vellum binding, brown title-label with gold lettering. Screened image of one of Geiger's etchings on front cover. Top edge gilt. Deckled bottom edge. Marbled endpapers. Title-page with original signed etching by German painter, Willi Geiger, signature of his on limitation page as well. Krotkaya (A Gentle Creature or The Meek One) is a short story by Russian writer & novelist, Fyodor Dostoyevsky. First published in 1876, the story chronicles the relationship between a pawnbroker and a girl that frequents his shop. The work was inspired by a news report that Dostoyevsky read in 1876 about the suicide of a seamstress. The author referred to it as a "meek suicide" that "keeps haunting you for a long time." This limited edition includes eleven captivating decorative initials, which are original etchings by Geiger (all initialed by him). Text in German, gothic script. "Dieses Werk wurde für diese Ausgabe von Alexander Eliasberg neu bertragen und im Auftrag des Drei Masken Verlages in München von Knorr & Hirth, G.m.b.H., München gesetzt und gedruckt. Die Radierungen von Willi Geiger München entstanden im Herbst 1921 und wurden unter der Aufsicht des Künstlers von Heinrich Wetteroth München hergestellt. Die einmalige Auflage beträgt 340 Stück; 320 davon gelangen in den Handel, 70 numeriert I bis LXX und 250 1 bis 250. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nr. LII." Printed on high-quality cotton rag paper. Signatures and initials in pencil. Minor age wear and staining on binding. Front board slightly bowed. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. Scarce in deluxe binding with a total of 12 original etchings by Geiger. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Wunderbare Gesellschaft in der Neujahrsnacht Mit 27 Federzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin +++signiert! +++,

      München, Piper Verlag, 1921 - Original Halb-Pergament-Einband, eines von 200 nummerierten und von Alfred Kubin signierten Exemplaren, auf Bütten mit der Schwabacher Presse von Ehmke bei Knorr & Hirth in München gedruckt. Einbandentwurf von F.H. Ehmke. Ein Vorsatzpapier scheint zu fehlen, auch am Ende des Bandes gegenüber der Signatur Kubins scheint eine Seite zu fehlen. Gerne werden auf Anfrage weitere Photos versandt. k21d Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Historia da Colonizaçao Portuguesa do Brasil. in 3 Volumes, complete. Primera parte: O Descobrimento. I: Os precursores de Cabral. II. A Epopeia dos Litorais. Segunda Parte: A Colonizaçao. III A Idade Media Brasileira (1521-1580)

      Porto, Litografia Nacional, 1921-4, Ediçao monumental comemorativa do primeiro centenario da independencia do Brasil. Hardback, large folio, 136 plates and 40 maps, many in colour, - occasional slight foxing, contents otherwise clean, sound and complete throughout, pictorial boards and decorated quarter cloth binding, covers worn, board edges and corners bumped and scuffed; Good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 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' 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.* See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        LOT Of 13 CHRISTMAS BOOKLETS [plus] 'Thank You for Expression of Sympathy' Printed Notecard [inscribed by (?) Newton].

      Privately Printed, 1921 - 1940, 'Oak Knoll': - A few booklets are illustrated. The 13 Christmas booklets are: 'Madame Thrale Piozzi' [1921, inscribed], 'Leech Drawing' [1923], 'John Mytton' [inscribed, 1924], 'My Library' [1926], 'Reprimand' [1927], 'Nelson' [1928], 'I Want!' [inscribed, 1932], 'Ascot' [inscribed, 1933], 'Trollope Society' [1934], 'Pope, Poetry & Portrait' [1936], 'Christmas Greetings' [1937], 'George Dyer' [1938, including printed note, on orange paper, regarding coming year (1939)] & 'A Letter From England' [1940]. Lot is ranges from VG [1921] - Nr Fine [1940]. Case is VG. Blue paper wrappers. Cord tie. Housed in a custom blue quarter morocco clam-shell case. 12mo. 1st edition(s). Cf Fleck, Catalogue 86, B.15 - B.32. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copies [4] to R. W. Chapman, presumed to be Newton's fellow Johnsonian, Robert William Chapman. Divers paginations. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      The Chelsea Book Club Broadside No. 1, [1921], London - Woolf, Virginia. WOOD IS A PLEASANT THING TO THINK ABOUT. [From The Mark On The Wall] THE CHELSEA BROADSIDE. London: The Chelsea Book Club Broadside No. 1, [1921]. A single leaf printed recto only, 13" x 7" 1/4 containing two woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. A fine example. The second [partial separate edition & one of Woolf's scarcest A items. [Kirkpatrick A2c] being an extract from the last paragraph of the revised version of The Mark on the Wall as published in Monday or Tuesday. The illustrations for this broadside were not published elsewhere. The broadside is rare & not much is known about the actual printing history. Kirkpatrick notes that John Rodker was living in Belsize Park Gardens at the time but there is no further clue pointing to him bringing out the edition. Certainly very few were printed & only a handful survive. Excellent example. Some pencil notes on the verso at the top. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Monday or Tuesday

      Hogarth Press, Richmond, 1921 - Full-page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell (slightly offset onto text as usual) [One of 1,000 copies] End-papers somewhat browned and spotted, slight spotting to preliminary and final blanks, otherwise a very nice copy in cloth-backed boards designed by Vanessa Bell, the boards a little soiled and spotted (the lower one more so) Kirkpatrick A5a [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Monday or Tuesday. With Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell.

      The Hogarth Press, London 1921 - First Edition, one of 1,000 copies. 8vo; 91pp; + one page of ads for other books by The Hogarth Press. Black and white illustration on front panel, white panel on back, brick-colored cloth spine. Some minor rubbing to black and white illustration on front panel, endpapers browned, some offsetting from woodcuts to text page opposite as usual (and even so noted in Kunitz & Haycraft, p. 1549), else fine, housed in brick-colored cloth with brown morocco spine clamshell box. Illustrated with four original woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. Hand set and letterpress printed by McDermott at The Prompt Press, Richmond. A lovely fresh copy.Virginia Woolf (1882- 1941), English novelist, essayist and critic, married the political theorist Leonard Woolf in 1912, with whom she established the Hogarth Press. MONDAY OR TUESDAY was the first Hogarth Press title to be included in the Annals of English Literature, 1475-1950. It was Woolf's "break out" book and it was noted that with this collection of short stories, Mrs. Woolf "emerged definitely with the liveliest imagination and most delicate style of her time." Vanessa Bell (1879-1961), elder sister of Virginia Woolf, was herself a talented artist. She designed a number of dust jackets for books published by her sister's press, as well as illustrating the books. In her art, she attempted to break the bonds of restrictive Victorian norms. She, and the other members of the Bloomsbury group, made significant efforts to introduce the French avant-garde to an English audience. Bell's art, often decorative, and especially in the period represented in this book owes much to Bonnard, Vuillard and Matisse. See an Image. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Monday or Tuesday

      Hogarth Press, London 1921 - Quarter brown cloth over decorated paper boards. One of a 1000 copies printed only. 91 pp plus 1 pp ads at rear. Cover and 4 full page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. Collects 8 short stories only two of which had been published previously. Wear to the edges, some offset from the woodcuts but a very clean near fine copy. Size: Small 8 Vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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      Richmond: The Hogarth Press, 1921. - First Edition. With 4 full page black and white woodcuts illustrated by Vanessa Bell. 8vo. pp. 91 + [i] advertisement. Publisher'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'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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Northmost Australia. Three Centuries of Exploration, Discovery and Adventure in and around the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland . 2 vols.

      1921 1921 - London (1921). Royal 8vo. Orig.cloth.Spines gilt. With frontispiece, 38 full-page plates, and 17 folding maps in endpockets incl. the 'Ïndex Map'. Fine and complete with light foxing. NOTE: An exhaustive account of explorers' narratives including hitherto unpublished documents. An important and definitive study.

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        BACK TO METHUSELAH A Metabiological Pentateuch

      Constable 1921 - First edition. Original sage green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. Author's contemporary presentation copy, inscribed on the half title (a week before publication), "To Sydney & Beatrice Webb from G. B.S. 16 June 1921." A very good copy, with a little light soiling. An exceptional association copy. Shaw first met Sidney Webb at a meeting of the Zetetical Society in 1879, and it was with the Webbs that Shaw essentially founded the Fabian society, the socialist political organisation dedicated to transforming Britain into a socialist state, not by revolution but by systematic progressive legislation, bolstered by persuasion and mass education. The Fabian society would later be instrumental in founding the London School of Economics and the Labour Party. It remains Shaw's lasting political legacy. On attending an exploratory meeting of potential 'Fabians', "Shaw had found his official milieu. He went away and returned with a Zetetical discovery of his: one Sidney Webb (later Lord Passfield), then resident clerk at the Colonial office . Wherever Shaw has succeeded you will find that he has attached himself to some more enterprising spirit who has taken all the money risks . In his Fabian phase he picked Sidney Webb; and the firm of Sidney and Beatrice Webb proved a very sound political investment." (Frank Harris - Bernard Shaw). Written as an attempt to find his way out of post-war pessimism, Back to Methuselah is a linking of five plays exploring the same ideologies as the much earlier 'Man and Superman', as it dramatises Shaw's evolutionary theories and explores the history of human progress from the Garden of Eden to a science-fiction future. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Pfalz, Du meine Heimat. 20 Radierungen von Paul Bürck.

      - Selbstverlag, 1921, Fol., 20 Radierungen auf Bütten (jeweils handsigniert) + Titelblatt lose in Original-Halbleinwand-Mappe. Nr. 4 / 50 Exemplaren, im Impressum signiert. Die Radierungen zeigen: Kaiserdom (Speyer), Kropsburg, Kastanien bei Hambach, Elmstein, Forst, Dorf an der Haardt, Neuleiningen, Ebernburg, Neustadt an der Haardt, Lemberg, Anilinfabrik Ludwigshafen, Madenburg, Felsen bei Dahn, Trifels, Blick vom Trifels, Donnersberg, Alt-Dahn, Alsenztal, Hambacher Schloß, Altrhein bei Speyer. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [Magazine]: Maccabean Voices. Holiday Number. (5682 / 1921-22)

      Portsmouth, [New Hampshire]: The Maccabean Voices. 1921. First. Mimeographed magazine. Quarto. 18pp., printed on the rectos only of 18 sheets (numbered I-VII, IX-XIX), with a hand-painted front cover and plain paper rear cover, bound with two brads. The issue appears to be complete (i.e., misnumbered). Light soling to the wraps, the front cover has a few short tears and one small chip to the right edge, the rear cover is detached, very good. A Zionist literary magazine published by the Young Judeans Club based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: "Young Maccabeans of Portsmouth! ... Ask yourself, what claim binds you to that noble name ... Be deserving of that exalted privilege by toil, and labor for what should be, as Jews, the one aim of your life - ZIONISM." A special Holiday number that celebrates the Club's tenth anniversary. It includes a story by Mary Siegel: "The Madman" and several short pieces on Zionism and Palestine. No known copies. A very scarce survival, with a fine hand-painted cover design. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Four Plays for Dancers. Written for an Irish Theatre, and Generally with the Help of a Friend.

      London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1921 - Octavo. Original black cloth-backed decorated grey boards, title label to spine printed in black. With the dust jacket. 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. Illustrations by Dulac. From the collection of Walter Donnelly with his bookplate. Bookseller's ticket of The Sign of the Mermaid. First Edition, First Impression. Very uncommon in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Das Plakat

      Berlin 1921 - Ohldr. d. Zt., Orig.-UmschlŠge eingbdn. Prause 447. Ð Meist als Themenhefte erschienen: MŸnchen-Heft, Warenzeichen, Tanz und Musik, Amtliche Graphik, Hamburg-Heft, HollŠndische Plakatkunst, Religišse Graphik, Familiengraphik. Ð Mit zahlr. doppelblgr. bzw. gefalt., auch farblith. Tafeln, mont. Abb. u. orig. Beilagen.: Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schneider-Henn]
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        Krippenspiel in Xhosa.

      Wartburg/Südafrika, 1921/1922.. 30 SS. auf 40 Bll. Handschrift auf Deutsch, Englisch und Xhosa. Rote und schwarze Tinte auf liniertem Papier. Halblederband der Zeit. Kl.-Folio.. Die vorliegende Sammelhandschrift eines südafrikanischen Missionars vereint das auf Deutsch geführte Ausgabenbuch der Missionsstation Wartburg (8 SS.; Beginn) und eine sprachwissenschaftliche Abhandlung "The Music of the Xosa (Bantu) Languages" (14 SS.; Schluß) mit einem volkssprachlichen Krippenspiel, betitelt "Umbdlalo wabatwana we-Xmas" (6 SS.). Der Text wird eingeleitet vom Verzeichnis der beim Wartburger Weihnachtsfest 1921 zu lesenden Bibelstellen und zu singenden Kirchenlieder; es folgt das zwei Szenen umfassende Krippenspiel mit den Rollen "Ruben", "Jonathan", "Natau", "Masitandaze", "Mariya" und "Joseph". - So frühe Literaturzeugnisse in afrikanischen Sprachen gelten aufgrund der vorherrschenden oralen Tradition als Seltenheiten und setzen bedingt durch die Missionierung überhaupt erst mit dem 19. Jahrhundert ein. Diese Handschrift ist nach Beurteilung von Dr. Wolfgang Zimmer (Institut für Germanistik an der Univ. des Saarlands und Goethe-Institut Yaounde, Forschungsschwerpunkt afrikanisches Theater) als frühestes bekanntes Theaterstück in einer afrikanischen Sprache anzusehen. - Rücken lädiert; Deckel etwas gelockert, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Bulletin of the Astronomical Institutes of the Netherlands: Communications from the Observatory at Leiden, Utrecht, The Kapteyn Astronomical Laboratory at Groningen, the Heliophysical Institute of the University at Utrecht, the Astronomical Institute of the University at Amsterdam (CONVOLUTE of Vol. 1 - 6: No. 1 - 240/ Vol. 15 - 20 and Author and Subject Index 1921 - 1969) und Supplement Series, Vols. 1 - 3 (1966/67 - 1968/69) - gebunden in 12 Bänden!,

      North-Holland Publishing Company; 1921 - 1969. - jeder Jahrgang ca. 250 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen/ Instituts-Stempel im Buchinnern. Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 12 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH!! Weitere Bilder senden wir Ihnen gerne zu! Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 20500

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Edwin Austin Abbey, Royal Academician. The Record of His Life and Work.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1921 - 2 vols. Illustrated. 4to, publisher's linen-backed blue boards with printed paper labels on spines. First edition; one of fifty sets for which Mrs. Abbey supplied an original drawing, signed in pencil, "E. A. Abbey," placed as a frontispiece in Vol. I. Bookplate on each pastedown; some chipping to the spine labels and tanning to one spine; corners and extremities rubbed; a tight, sound set. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Jewish Family at the table. Jüdische Familie am Tisch.

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

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Wilhelm Meisters theatralische Sendung. Berlin (1921). 4to. 352 S. Violetter Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Rückentiel u. Deckelfileten. (Signiert H. Fikentscher, Leipzig 1922).

      . . Als Jahresgabe für die Mitglieder der Maximilian-Gesellschaft in 275 erschienen. Schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        The Blue and Brown Diamond History of the 27th Battalion Australian Imperial Force 1915-1919

      Lonnen & Cope, Adelaide 1921 - Rare and very nice example of this sought after history of the 27th Battalion. Hardback Original cloth wwith attractive coloured illustration to cover and titling and badge to spine. 228pp., ills.,16 maps, roll of honour. Personal history completed by Raymond Collier who enlisted 15th February 1916 and served for three years 69 days and arrive back in Australia in April 1919. He has attached a clear photograph of himself in uniform without jacket. As usual the pages are yellowing, the corners are a little rubbed and there is a very small point of wear to the side of the spine. Overall very good plus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: WORLD WAR BOOKS]
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      The Egoist Press, London 1921 - A fine copy in wrappers of the author's first book. Connolly 100. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Chinese Drama

      Kelly and Walsh, Limited 1921 - Grand in-4 relié à la Bradel, pleine soie oragne , plats biseautés, grande vignette centrale mosaïquée sur le premier plat, 36 pp., magnifique album aggrémenté de 6 planches couleurs Hors-Texte d'après les tableaux de Charles Freegrove Winzer, texte en anglais, beau papier vergé, imprimé à Shangaï ; très bel état. Winzer Charles Freegrove [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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      - Paris, René Kieffer, 1921, 19x23. Broché, sous couverture repliée illustrée en couleurs. Édition tirée à 550 exemplaires, celui-ci l'un des 500 sur vélin à la forme (n°238). Illustré en couleurs par King. Non coupé. Bel exemplaire. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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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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        A Survey.

      London: William Heinemann, 1921 - Quarto. Original purple cloth, titles to spine and upper board and all edges gilt. With the dust jacket. With an orange quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Edges of boards lightly rubbed and faded, endpapers toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with two long splits at the spine panel and a chip from the rear panel. Tipped-in frontispiece and 51 plates on fawn paper with printed tissue-guards. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 275 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Prag 1921 - Bozidar Jakac (1899 - 1989), slovenski ekspresionist, realist, simbolisticki slikar i graficki umjetnik. Velicina: 28,1x17,6 Cm + pune margine. Drvorez. Jedna od najznacajnijih jugoslavenskih grafika, ne samo u Sloveniji, nego i na podrucju cijele bivse drzave, muzejsko-galerijski primjerak. Potpisana, naslovljena i datirana, bez broja naklade. Lit: Jugoslavenska grafika, 1900-1950, Muzej savremene umetnosti, Beograd, 1978. Ova grafika reproducirana preko cijele stranice. Iz privatne zbirke Hogge, Zagreb. Prilazemo katalog Bozidar Jakac, Muzej II. zasjedanja AVNOJ-a, Drzavna zalozba Slovenije, Jajce, Ljubljana, 1968. Ilustracija br. 4 preko cijele stranice. ******************************** Size: 28,1x17,6 Cm + full margin. Woodcut. Bozidar Jakac (1899 - 1989), a Slovene Expressionist, Realist, a Symbolist painter and graphic artist. This is one of the most significant Yugoslav graphics, not only in Slovenia, but on the area of the whole former state, an item attractive for museums and galleries. Signed, titled and dated, without the edition number. Lit: Jugoslavenska grafika, 1900-1950, Muzej savremene umetnosti, Beograd, 1978. This graphic included as a full-page illustration. From the private Hogge collection, Zagreb. We anclose the catalogue: Bozidar Jakac, Muzej II. zasjedanja AVNOJ-a, Drzavna zalozba Slovenije, Jajce, Ljubljana, 1968. Illustration No. 4 over full-page.

      [Bookseller: Vodopija Art j.d.o.o.]
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        Simplicissimus. Begründet von Albert Langen und Th. Th. Heine. XXV. Jahrgang. 2 Bände. April 1920 - März 1921.

      München, 1920 - 1921. - Mit vielen teils farbigen Abbildungen. VI, 352 S.; VI, SS. 353-700. Illustr. OLwd. mit farbiger Deckelillustration (Bulldogge) von Th. Th. Heine. Folio. Die Münchner satirische Zeitschrift hatte nach ihrer unrühmlichen Parteinahme im Ersten Weltkrieg und durch den veränderten Geschmack des Publikums in den 1920er Jahren mit niedrigeren Auflagen zu kämpfen. - Berieben. Blöcke im vorderen Gelenk jeweils leicht angebrochen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Original Dust Jacket Art]: The Desert Valley

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 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's Christmas Portfolio. A nice image of a Native American and his wolf looming above a western cliff side. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Building Plans and Elevations for Building for Mr. Leon Hagpop Nishkian, engineer, on the Corner of Commercial St. and Leidersdorff St., San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, March - April. 1921 - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 20" x 22. 8 sheets. Job #91. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The theory of play and integral equations with skew symmetric kernels," "On games that involve chance and the skill of players," and "On systems of linear skew-symmetric determinant and the genera theory of play" (Borel) WITH Nash, John. "Two Person Coperative Games" in Econometrica 21, January 1953, pp. 97-118 and pp. 128-141

      - FIRST ENGLISH EDITIONS IN ORIGINAL PAPER WRAPS of four papers on game theory published by Emile Borel between 1921 and 1927, papers in which Borel became "the first to define games of strategy" (Science World Website). In these papers, "Borel gave the first modern formulation of a mixed strategy along with finding the minimax solution for two-person games with three or five possible strategies. Initially he maintained that games with more possible strategies would not have minimax solutions, but by 1927, he considered this an open question as he had been unable to find a counterexample" (Walker, An Outline of the History of Game Theory). WITH: John Nash's fourth and final paper seminal contribution to non-cooperative game theory wherein he set an entirely new research agenda commonly referred to as the Nash Program for cooperative games. CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to. 10 X 7 inches (250 x 175mm). Single issue in original wraps in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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