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        La Genèse. Liber Genesis. Cap. Primum, Secundum et Tertium. [SIGNED]

      Léon Pichon, Paris 1921 - 1/480. Folio. 62pp. Uncut. Original printed wrappers with gold Hebrew lettering on front cover. Title-page in red and black lettering, with publisher's device. Decorative initials. Text in red (Latin) and black (French) lettering. Somptuous limited edition of the first book of the Bible, profusely illustrated with numerous original wood engravings by Hermann-Paul and printed on paper Vergé d'Arches. Signature of publisher Léon Pichon at bottom of colophon. Head and tail of wrappers slightly chipped. Hebrew title on front cover somewhat faded. Offset on endpapers. Text in French and Latin. Wrappers in overall very good, interior in near to fine condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Argosy of Fables

      1921. first edition. Paul Bransom's MasterpieceWith Twenty-Four Wonderful Color PlatesBRANSOM, Paul, illustrator. COOPER, Frederic Taber. An Argosy of Fables. A Representative Selection from the Fable Literature of Every Age and Land. Selected and Edited by Frederic Tabor Cooper. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, [1921]. Large Paper edition, limited to 365 copies signed by Bransom. Large quarto (11 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches; 289 x 217 mm.). [ii], xxiv (including color pictorial title-page), [1], [1, blank], 485, [3, blank]. Twenty-four mounted color plates. Publishers quarter red buckram over cream parchment boards, front cover decoratively stamped in red and gilt, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, color pictorial endpapers. A near fine copy.Classical Fables: Aesop, Babrius, Phaedrus ,etc., Avianus, Abstemius, etc., Oriental Fables: Hindoo Fables, Persian Fables, Chinese Fables, Armenian and Turkish Fables. Modern Fables: English Fables, Spanish Fables, Russian Fables, German Fables, Polish Fables, Kraal and Wigwam Fables and American Indian Fables.

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        Uraniborg og Stjærneborg.

      Aage Marcus, København/Oxford University Press, 1921. 43+9 tavler sider. Orig. kartonbind Velholdt eksmplar. Lette spor ved ryg. Illustreret med tegninger af Charles Christensen. With an English summary. Bogen har tilhørt Palle Lauring og har hans diskrete ejerstempel samt signatur. På Hven lod Tycho Brahe opføre observatoriet Stjerneborg (eller Stjärneborg) i 1584. Det blev anlagt delvist under jorden, for at vind og vejr ikke skulle rykke i bygningen og dermed forstyrre de præcise instrumenter. Stjerneborg blev bygget tæt på Tycho Brahes bolig, slottet Uraniborg, som også fungerede som observatorium. Uraniborg blev revet ned i løbet af 1600-tallet, og i dag er der kun en markering af, hvor det har ligget.. Dansk

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        Series of 4 letters: 3 ALS and 1 LS + autograph additions, Cleveland OH, 1947-1951, 13 pages large 4to. With 1 envelope. Good condition. With interesting addenda (below).

      . . Wood, Jasper (1921-2002), American civil rights activist, photographer and writer. - The letters are addressed to the American writer and editor (Carrefour Press) Michael Fraenkel (1896-1957), in the 1930s in Paris a close friend and furtherer of Henry Miller ("Boris" in Miller's "Tropic of Cancer" is modeled after him). - At the time when these letters were written young Jasper Wood made his first literary steps and was about to make a name of himself as a photographer. He was highly attracted by Fraenkel's concept of the spiritual death suffered by materialist Western man, as laid down in Fraenkel's books "Werther's Younger Brother" (1930), "Bastard Death (1936)" and "Death Is Not Enough"(1939) - a spiritual death to be overcome by the return to human love, which Wood refers to as "religiousness". - - 1) July 19, (1947). After their first meeting (in Fraenkel's home in New York) Wood writes he had been going "through a horrible Werther period" due to his "working in the commercial world" - "My photography has become my only creative outfit for the time being - and I have even sold some of it ... - - Our talk and the presence reveales how deeply you are motivated by this religiousness within your mind!!! With Miller its in his guts!!! And with Patchen its deep in his soul ..." Joyce, Picasso, and Freud were realizing this need for religiousness to a degree, yet "they were men of action - not men of love - and they went deep into the Bastard Death, which is the same as Lawrences Masturbative Man ..." - - 2) No date (1947). Lengthily discussing his book project "The Voice of the Apocalypse" in which he wishes to present (together with prospective co-authors like Fraenkel) "the general history of Apocalyptic writing", naming Celine, Henry Miller, Kenneth Patchen, Dylan Thomas and others. - "Is Giono an apocalyptic voice, or is he a pastoralist ... - - Did I tell you Bastard Death was the only book in English in Otto Rank's library when he died? Well it was, a signed copy ..." - - 3) (September 26, 1947). Again on the book project, and on Miller. "... Am enclosing a letter from Miller's wife that speaks for itself. As a man he seems about through - and as a writer just beginning. But for a man like Miller to have a wife say no - that's too much. He likes Lawrence - but remember how Lawrence hated the possessiveness of the word 'wife'. And when she refers to him as 'Henry Miller' it's too much. It sounds too much like God. Patchen and Miller create the same response - you don't - and therein lies your inviolate fineness ... - - Don't ever let what has happened to Miller in America happen to you. If it starts - well, go away again ... And keep your manhood. I need Miller in the book though - can you get him to cooperate, do you think? ... - - Oh, that Miller, he knew the need of destroying the artist in the man in his heart and soul and guts and then becomes more and more artist and less and less man. It's horrible - and if he knows what is going on ... it must hurt like hell. He needs someone like you now more than ever before ..." - - 4) June 24 (1951). Typewritten letter on post-war Europe. "... I can well imagine that you found Europe today not for people like us ... The blood is stale, and I believe that Lawrence would at long last give up on his loved Italy. The final straw is to read that a bunch of homosexuals are living in Lawrence's old home there. They are seemingly supported by Caresse Crosby - said group includes Pearl Kazin, Truman Capote, etc. ... Tennessee Williams ... has also stayed with this group. Death-stayed dead, that's the only word for it. Then ... those rather horrible long, exhausingly drawnout notebooks of Andre Gide. This to me seems to paint the inner exhaustion of that part of the world today ..." Subsequently discussing Pound and Celine - the latter "may become a saint ... Because through what appeared to be attacks upon the Jews he became the Jew through the world's attacks upon him. He bore the brunt - and he lives ... Most of the others may have experienced horror, but they did not come through. And today they live as parasites on the side of the ugly hulk that is left. - - I have been doing a great deal of photography. Enclosed is the announcement for a show I had in the winter ... Won first award at Cleveland Museum of Art for group of three negro photographs. Have also been photographing an ana-baptist sect ... the amish ... They are shrewd, hard, tight, hypocritical as any people ever were ... yet with a strange beauty in their children, and a clean hardness about their lives which is most attractive ... But when a people use their religious people use their orthodox beliefs as a shield against the encroachment of the material world, they are already in defeat ... The new quality is born of out Life through Death, and an Acceptance of the disease and all it was and ever can be. Accept, but no longer be prodded by - that is the greatness of living after coming from out of the valley of Death ..." (The announcement mentioned is still with the letter). - - Enclosed are a typewritten copy of another letter from JW to MF; another printed announcement of an exhibition; a letter by his wife Nancy to MF's wife Daphne (1947); a typewritten essay by Fraenkel on JP (4 pages); and photocopies of several letters from MF to JP, 1945-1951 (50 pages).

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        Vladimir Jabotinsky autographed letter signed to his mother regarding a visit from his family

      Postcard to his mother Eva, dated April 8, 1921 and reads in full, "Dearest, Received â?¦thanks. Anya and Eri are preparing for their departure. I am moving into the hotel. We all are feeling reasonably good. Many kisses. V." The postcard was sent to his mother "near the School of Music, Jerusalem, Palestine." The letter is written in Russian.In April of 1921, Jabotinsky was in Ireland. Jabotinsky was elected to the executive council of the World Zionist Organization in 1921.

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        The History of a Lie

      New York: J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1921. First Edition.

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        Konvolut von 4 Büchern.

      1921-22.. . Sammlung von 4 frühen Egon Schiele-Monographien (alle in EA u. davon 3 nummerierte Vorzugsausgaben), herausgegeben bzw. unter Mitarbeit des österreichischen Kunstschriftstellers und Essayisten Arthur Roessler (1877-1955). Als Redakteur verschiedener Kunstzeitschriften und als Kunstkritiker der Arbeiter-Zeitung erkannte er die Bedeutung junger Talente. Seine wichtigste Entdeckung war 1909 der erst 19-jährige Egon Schiele, der von Roessler in die Künstler- und Sammlerkreise der Stadt eingeführt wurde und dadurch seine ersten Aufträge erhielt. Roesslers eigene Kunstsammlung bildete später den Grundstock der bedeutenden Schiele-Bestände des Wien Museums. - Enthält: 1 - KARPFEN, Fritz (Hg.). Das Egon Schiele Buch. (Wien, Wr. Graphische Werkstätte 1921). 8°. 106(4) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Portr. als Front. u. 62 Abb. auf Tafeln. Grüner OHalblederbd. m. schwarzgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Rü. geblichen u. an den Kapitalen leicht berieben, Einbd. lichtrd. u. geringf. berieben. - Nr. 137 einer einmaligen Ausgabe von 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren. / 2 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Briefe und Prosa von Egon Schiele. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8°. XII S., Ss.(13)-199, 3 Bll. Mit photogr. Front. OHalbpergamin m. schwarzem Überzugspapier u. goldgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Goldauflage am Rü. größtentls. abgelöst, Einbd. m. Stellspuren. - Nr. 90 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 3 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). In Memoriam Egon Schiele. Mit Beiträgen von Otto Benesch, F. Th. Csokor, Dr. Max Eisler, P. Gütersloh, E. Kapralik, Kurt Rathe, Erwin Rieger, Paul Stefan u. Hans Tietze. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8°. 57(1) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Front. OHPergaminbd. Ausstattung u. Zustand wie 2. - Nr. 29 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 4 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Egon Schiele im Gefängnis. Aufzeichnungen und Zeichnungen. Wien u. Leipzig, Carl Konegen (1922). - Mit zahlreichen Zeitungsartikeln in Beilage.

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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, René Beeh, Rudolf Grossmann, Karl Hofer, Alfred Kubin and Adolf Schinnerer.Nur dritter Band (von 5) / 3rd volume only (of 5)

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        The Immobile Wind

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

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        Women in Love

      London: Martin Secker,, 1921. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a brown cloth chemise and brown quarter morocco slipcase. Inner hinges cracked but holding; an exceptional copy in the bright jacket that has a few nicks to the extremities. First trade edition, first impression, preceded by the signed limited edition issued in New York the year before for subscribers only. Women in Love follows the loves and lives of the Brangwen sisters, Ursula and Gudrun, first introduced in his earlier novel The Rainbow (1915). As with most of his works, it raised controversy for its sexual subject matter.

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        Mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles de Syrie.

      Paris, Baillière et fils, 1921-22. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo. pp. 523; 242, (2), with 118 figures (many photos), and 23 plates. Recent cloth, gilt lettered spines. The work forms volumes 2 and 3 of 'Voyage zoologique d'Henri Gadeau de Kerville en Syrie (avril-juin 1908).

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        ENSAYO DE UN CATÁLOGO BIOGRÁFICO DE ESCRITORES DE LA PROVINCIA Y DIÓCESIS DE CÓRDOBA con descripción de sus obras, por. 1ª edición. I. Escritores nacidos en la Provincia de Córdoba. II. Escritores que pudieran ser cordobeses pero cuya patria se ignora.

      - Madrid. Tipografía de la Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Museos. 1921-22. Dos volúmenes. O.C. 4º menor, viii-705pp, 322pp-2h. Cientos de reproducciones facsimiladas de autógrafos al texto. Excelente encuadernación media holandesa piel valenciana cobriza, cinco nervios, hierros dorados, doble tejuelo conservando cubiertas originales delanteras. Al vol. I, restauración de antiguo en cabeza de cubierta, portada y siguiente hoja, incluyendo ligera marca. Salvo lo descrito, muy buen ejemplar, recio, límpio, márgenes generosos. Texto a dos columnas. Obra premiada por la Biblioteca Nacional en el concurso público de 1916 e impresa a expensas del estado. Rafael Ramírez de Arellano, 1854-1921. BGE. UTBG15222314-B. CCPB000239484-7. [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Whispering Windows. Tales of the Waterside

      London: Grant Richards Limited,, 1921. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. A few spots to edges but overall bright and fresh. An excellent copy in the slightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression.

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        "The book of Ser Marco Polo the Venetian concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East. Translated and edited, with notes by Colonel Sir Henry Yule ... third edition, revised throughout in the light of recent discoveries by Henri Cordier..."

      London: John Murray. 1921. "Best edition, incorporating Cordier's Notes and Addenda, as originally published separately in 1920; 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [2], cii, [2], 462; [2], xxii, [2], 662, [1]; 52 plates and maps (some folding, some in color), text illustrations throughout; original pictorial green cloth stamped in black on upper covers, and in black and gilt on spines; minor rubbing; very good and sound. Contains a memoir of Henry Yule by his daughter Amy Frances Yule."

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        Dos d'Arlequin

      Editions du Sagittaire, Paris 1921 - recueil de trois pièces burlesques .Edition originale imprimée en 3 couleurs . Illustré par M.Jacob avec gravures sur bois, rehaussés d'ocre et de vermillon .80 pages . Frontispice , illustrations hors texte et vignettes .- Tirage limité à 272 exemplaires , un des 203 sur Vélin ( celui - ci Nº 154 ) .- Demi maroquin marron à coins .Filets dorés sur les plats.Dos à nerfs . Couverture original illustrée conservée . Tête dorée . Etui.- Très bel exemplaire .**-** Illustrated with colored woodcuts after drawings by Max Jacob. 80 pages ,limited edition to 250 copies , this one on vélin. Half brown morocco ,raised bands, top edge gilt. original illustrated cover bounded . Slipcase .-Very fine conditions. Size: In 8vo.carré.- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia da colonizaçao portuguesa do Brasil : ediçao monumental comemorativa do primeiro centenario da independência do Brasil

      - Historia. (93) Litografia Nacional. Porto. 1921 39 cm. 3 v. con 136 lám. y 40 map. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Dias, Carlos Malheiro 1875-1941. Direcçao cartográfica do Conselheiro Ernesto de Vasconcelos; direcçao artistica de Roque Gameiro. Litografía Nacional. Con iniciales grab. y grab. intercal. Gameiro, Alfredo Roque. 1864-1935. BF53 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quality Magic

      Will Goldston, London 1921 - Signed and inscribed by author to actor/director/screenwriter Peter Godfrey: "To Peter Godfrey, Esq. In remembrance of Okito Nov. 1951". Original white and blue pictorial boards (some rubbing to boards; some fading and darkening to covers; some browning to endpapers and text edges). Books signed by the pioneering deaf magician Theodore Bamberg (1875-1963), sixth in the Bamberg dynasty, who performed as Okito, are very rare. This extremely scarce title, Okito's first, was inscribed the year before the publication of "Okito on Magic". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Back to Methuselah. A Metabiological Pentateuch

      London: Constable & Co, 1921. First English edition. 4 vols., 8vo. . Original pale green cloth, spine slightly darkened, copious pencilled notes by previous owner on endpapers, stamp of "Lillah McCarthy Productions Ltd." on flyleaf, and McCarthy's signature as "Lady Keeble", of Oxford. Laurence A161b . Inscribed on the flyleaf to Lillah McCarthy, the prominent English actress of the 20's: "To Lillah / from G.B.S." Shaw was close personal and professional friend of McCarthy]s and contributed a Foreword to her memoirs, MYSELF AND MY FRIENDS (1933)

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        Einleitung zu der Herolds-Kunst, auff eine bequeme und deutliche Art verfasset, in zwey Rheilen die Wappen der vornehmsten Staaten. von ganz Europa gleichsam auff einen Anblick darstellend. mit einem neuen Theil von der Wappen-Kunst insgemein. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Hamburg, Schultzes Erben 1694. Quer 8°. 104 nn.Bll.; 26 nn.Bll. mit 2 (wdh.) gest. Frontisp., 5 Kupfertafeln u. 78 (1 kolor.) Textkupfern, Prgt. d. Zt.

      - STC, B 2535 - Bernd 1921 - Schröder I, 461, 10.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe, selten.- Übersetzung des "Conspectus heraldicae? von 1693.- Der Theologe Kaspar Büssing (1658-1732) war Conrector an der Domschule zu Bremen u. Professor der Mathematik am Hamburgischen Gymnasium.- Innendeckel mit gest. Exlibris, leicht gebräunt od. fleckig, 1 Bl. mit kl. ergänztem Eckabriss, Ebd. etw. fleckig, insges. gutes Exemplar.# First German translation of a lavishly illustrated armorial containing the arms of all the European emperors, kings and other rulers, together with an extended general introduction on heraldry.- [Attributes: First Edition]

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      - Paris, Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1921, 19x24. Broché, sous couverture repliée illustrée. Illustré de 4 lithographies et de 10 gravures sur bois de Vlaminck. Édition originale tirée à 325 exemplaires sur papier vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre (n°160). Bel exemplaire ! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      WELLS 1921 US VISIT - MARGARET SANGER("H.G. Wells") 1 1/2 pages, Saturday, n.d. but 1921, on his Easton Glebe, Dunmow letterhead to Mr. Tarby (?). 9" x 6 3/4". Paper watermarked "Rymans/Hertford Bank/London." Very good.Wells discusses a potential meeting with Ralph Pulitzer while in New York, before going on to Washington, D.C. to cover the Washington Naval Conference. There is also confirmation that he renewed his affair with Margaret Sanger while in New York* (see Michael Foot, The History of Mr. Wells, page 191).Wells wrote twenty-nine articles on the Washington Conference for The New York World; fourteen of them also appeared in Great Britain in The Daily Mail; parts of them also appeared in The Daily Express, The Manchester Guardian and The Glasgow Herald. See Geoffrey H. Wells, Works...; pages 54-55.

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        WHAT NEXT? By DENIS MACKAIL 1921 super Rare

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1921. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. 8 x 5. TITLE: WHAT NEXT? By DENIS MACKAIL 1921 super rare AUTHOR: DENIS MACKAIL PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston 1921 EDITION: First Edition Assumed CATEGORY: ---NOT SIGNED--- BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books Books. If ViewFair Books miss any defects or highlights on any book/printings, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The book has a used look about it to the outside, there is some scuffing to the spine's edges. The name 'Suly' is written in blue ink on the front endpaper. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. There is a 'U' on the bottom of the very last page. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 293 pages Extra pictures located at the following: BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition Assumed. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston 1921. Fair/None dust jacket condition. The author's first novel. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!!! SUPER RARE COPY!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! InvCode 004106 ViewFair Books : E 1650 H 1799 V 1625.

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        Breaking into the Movies

      New York; James A. McCann 1921, 1921. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 115. Illustrated with photographs. Publisher's hardcovers in scarce original dustwrapper. Light general wear, some chips to jacket plus a triangular loss to foot of upper. Very good. Her second, and most elusive book in wrapper. A fine early document of the motion picture industry, from the authors of 'How to Write Photoplays'. Loos would later find fame as author or 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'.

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        Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates. Compiled by Merle Johnson

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921 - First edition. No. 44 of 50 copies only on Japan vellum stock the first printing from new plates, signed by Merle Johnson on the limitation page. 4to. Illustrated with 36 full-page plates (of which 12 are in color) on glossy paper, and numerous illustrations in black and white throughout the text. xvii, [1], 247 pp. Cloth spine and boards. Very good copy (light rubbing to extremities, endsheets toned). Rare. Custom morocco backed folding box [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte mathematische Abhandlungen. Herausgegeben von R. Fricke, A.Ostrowski, H.Vermeil und E.Bessel-Hagen. (von F. Klein mit ergänzenden Zusätzen versehen). Band 1: Liniengeometrie, Grundlagen der Geometrie, zum Erlanger Programm. Band 2: Anschauliche Geometrie, Substitutionsgruppenund Gleichungstheorie, zur mathematischen Physik. Band 3: Elliptische Funktionen, insbesondere Modulfunktionen, Hyperelliptische und Abelsche Funktionen, Riemannsche Funktionentheorie und automorphe Funktionen, Anhang verschiedene Verzeichnisse.

      Springer, Berlin 1921-1923.. 3 Bände (so vollständig), XII, 612 S. mit einem Bildnis - VI, 713 S. mit 185 Textfiguren - IX, 774, 35 S. mit 138 Textfiguren, Groß 8°, marorierte Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Papier-Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Vorsätzen und Titel, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare,.

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      New York: United States Historical Society, 1921. Introduction by Stephen Morrell Newman. One of an edition of unspecified limitation. 24 original etchings by Shaw and Fincken. Unpaginated. Hardcover. Folio ( 20.50 inches x 15 inches ). Burgundy Rebound in 3/4 burgundy morocco over blue/gray cloth. Beautiful, unblemished copy. Very good+/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item). Our online prices currently reflect a 20% discount for our Fall Sale. No further dealer discounts are available at this time.

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        ASHURA CHO^

      1921 - [EHON] Ito Chuta. ASHURA CHO Dai Go-kan. Tokyo: Kokusui Shuppansha, (Arata Eisuke), Taisho 10 [1921]. 5 volumes complete. Bound in printed cloth over [25.6 x 21.4 cm] boards with thongs. Entitled (roughly) "Demon Sketchbook". The Asuras of the title are the warrior gods of Indian religion, condemned to constant strife. The book is a deeply bitter and ironic look at the politics and social scene of the World War I era, not only in Japan itself, but around the world. As such it is an amazing slice of life during and after the world war from the unique perspective of a Japanese humanist given to Swiftian excess. The author (and illustrator), Ito Chuta, was an architect and gifted caricaturist. The printer/publisher was a bit of an ironist himself, as the closing note mentions that his "National Purity Publications" ["Kokusui Shuppansha"] did not quite embody the usual "National Purity" which was being bruited about. Obviously this work is a product of Taisho liberalism. Ten or so years earlier or later, it would have never reached the light of day in a less tolerant political atmosphere. There are 500 pages of plates, each is one-half color woodcut caricature and one-half wry commentary in a combination of letterpress and woodcut calligraphy. Well-printed and interesting, the full set of 500 plates in five volumes - with the original clasped cases - is quite a find, as one only occasionally finds even odd volumes. The cases are a bit chipped, the outer boxes very unusual, the contents are quite clean, in very good overall condition.

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      1921 - un album de 22 photographies en noir de la FAMILLE AMIEUX - MAISON DE LOUIS AMIEUX A CHANTENAY : "LES ALOUETTES" + "PARC DE LA CHAUMIERE" + LOUIS AMIEUX ET SA FAMILLE PRENANT LE PONT TRANSBORDEUR + MAISON DE MAURICE AMIEUX : VILLA "LA PETARDIERE" A PORNIC (MONTVAL) + un menu gravé en noir de la maison "Les Alouettes" du 29 décembre 1912, reliure pleine percale marron-clair et chocolat in-4 (hard-back percale in-quarto oblong) (25 x 18,5 cm), dos long (spine without raised bands), décor à plaques spéciales monochromes (chocolat) pour le dos et les plats ( hard-back percale with special covers editor for the spine and the cover), Nantes 1912- 1921 LES FRERES AMIEUX CONSERVEURS NANTAIS : Louis (1867-1936) et Maurice (1871-1944), sous le nom " Amieux Frères ". En 1900, la société possède onze usines en Bretagne et en Vendée et emploie 4000 ouvriers. À cette époque, Amieux Frères commence la diversification de ses activités (confitures et chocolats Amieux et St Clair, moutardes, saumures, charcuterie, foie gras).En 1923, ils rachètent l'usine Colin, ancien grenier à sel, et y fondent un musée technique et rétrospectif de la conserve devenu Musée des Salorges, détruit en 1943 et installé ensuite dans le château des ducs de Bretagne.ils se distinguent aussi par leurs Préoccupations Sociales.Ils font don aux enfants de chantenay du parc de "La Chaumière" (dont on voit les photos dans l'Album) qu'ils transforment en parc des sports et de loisirs. UNIQUE.en bon état (good condition).

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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.

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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

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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)

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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.

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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. .

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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

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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.

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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.

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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>

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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;.

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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.

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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. .

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