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        Oeuvres completes. 29 Leather Bound Volumes

      Louis Conard, Paris, 1921-1947 - 1921-1932 & one volume 1947. BINDING: The 29 volumes are bound in matching 3/4 blue Morocco with raised bands, gilt decoration and lettering to spines and top edges gilt. CONDITION: Spines a little faded; occasional light foxing; otherwise A VERY NICE, CLEAN, TIGHT AND ATTRACTIVE SET. Size: 8 1/2 X 6 1/2 Inches.(22 x 15 Cms.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ely Books]
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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 Books]
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        LA VITA NUOVA (THE NEW LIFE) Fine Facsimile Edition

      Vallecchi. New;. Hardcover. <p>TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICFacsimile reproduction of the 1921 illustrated edition Format: 30x40 centimetres Pages: 136 Hand-bound in silk with silver impressions, cased edition. Printed on special writing paper produced by Cartiere Miliani di Fabriano, Italy.  Limited edition of 2999 copies </p><p>CONTENTS If The Comedy represents the most complicated, voluminous and famous of Dante&#146;s works, La Vita Nuova is his more sublime poetic composition. The story of his love for Beatrice, starting from their first encounter when she is only nine years old, is described by Dante according to pure &#147;Stilnovo&#148; advices and offers a poetical autobiography, which documents young Dante&#146;s adhesion to &#147;Stilnovo&#148; ideals and spiritual evolution. In the past La Vita Nuova has inspired many writers and artists even if, in six centuries since its creation, an edition entirely decorated with full colour illustrations has been printed only once. In 1921, year of the sixth centenary of Dante Alighieri&#146;s death, three artists worked together to create what we can consider today a real and perhaps unique miniated codex of the XXth century: La Vita Nuova illustrated with forty original watercolours by Vittorio Grassi, entirely hand written by the calligrapher Enrico Brignoli and decorated in every page by Nestore Leoni&#146;s decorations.  This precius limited edition, consisting of the facsimile reproduction of the 1921 edition, is presented by an important introduction by Domenico De Robertis, among the most world experts on Dante&#146;s work. </p> .

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        La Toison d'Or, et quelques autres contes de la Grèce Ancienne.

      1921 - Paris, Piazza, 1921. Grand in-4, sous couverture à rabats illustrée, 123 p. 14 planches hors-texte en couleurs. Un des 300 exemplaires avec la rare suite en couleurs. Bel ex. * Monod, 5781. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        La toison d?or. Et quelques autres contes de la grèce ancienne.

      Paris, Edition d?art H. Piazza, 1921 - 4°, 123 S., zahlr. farb. Abb., OHLdr., m. 5 Zierbünden, Goldpräg., marmoriertem Vorsatz., Rücken etw. beschienen, Impressum m. Tintenspuren [Rückstände eines beigelegten Briefes], gutes Exemplar. Exlibris v. Emanuelis O. Falkeisen. Nr. 743 v. 1300. Text frz. Schöne, dekorative Ausgabe. 2100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        How to Fish the Dry Fly Floating on the Surface . . A description of the American and English Dry Flies. Also How to Fish Various Nymphs from the bottom upwards in place of Worms if the Trout do not respond to Flies early in the Season or late in the Summer

      Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A.: Privately printed and issued by Louis Rhead, 217 Ocean Avenue, 1921 - Rhead's rare, privately printed, and ephemeral work, offering a synthesis of Halford and the anglophile American dry fly authors (Gill and La Branche), specifically addressed to an American audience. His American Trout Stream Insects (1916) is regarded as the first on the subject "Rhead was a better artist than Schaldach, and in fact was an all-round expert at many things. To read him is to respect him" (Bruns) First edition. 16mo. Illustrated by the author. 31, [1, ad] pp. Printed by the Brooklyn Eagle Press. Original tan printed wrappers, stapled. Light stain on front wrapper along spine, rear wrapper creased with a few small closed tears, faint vertical crease throughout. Wetzel p. 202; Bruns R49 (mistakenly dating it to 1912); Sheets (1997) R2433 ("the scarcest of Rhead's works) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tahiti&#148;

      1921 1921 - Robert Taylor Pritchett (1828-1907) &#147;Tahiti&#148; Watercolor Signed lower right: &#147;R.T. Pritchett. Tahiti&#148; Back panel signed [C.M. Ascroft] and dated 1921 with the note &#147;Near Papieti, impossible to get the color bright enough&#148; 22 ½&#148; x 37 ½&#148; framed Provenance: Collection of C.M. Ascroft R.T. Pritchett, a landscape and marine painter, contributed illustrations to many publications in the mid- to late-19th century, including the records of Darwin&#146;s voyage in the Journal of Researches into the Natural History & Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage Round the World (London: 1860), Rambles and Scrambles in Norway (1879), The Voyage of the &#145;Wanderer&#146; (London: 1883), and The Last Voyage, to India and Australia, in the &#145;Sunbeam&#146; (London and New York: 1889). Pritchett was also the marine painter for the Royal Thames Yacht Club, and published Pen and Pencil Sketches of Shipping and Craft All Around the World in 1899. This watercolor by Pritchett is a tranquil scene of native Tahitian women on the shores of Papeete.

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        1921 - 1962 Collection of Correspondence of El Paso Texas Educator & Author Dr. Lucinda De Leftwich Templin, Including Material Concerning Her War Museum and the Establishment of Radford School for Girls

      Not Published, El Paso Texas 1921 - The collection includes over 150 dated and signed letters written to (and a few items from) Dr. Lucinda DeLeftwich Templin (1888-1969) author, historian & collector, ".one of El Paso's best-loved and most distinguished educators - in 1916 she took her undergraduate and Master's at U. of Missouri and became Dean of Lindenwood College in St. Charles, MO., did doctoral work at Harvard and Columbia and took over as principal at the Radford School in 1927 (at the time, called El Paso School for Girls); Dr. Templin interested Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Radford of Webster Grove, Mo., in the school and the Radfords paid off the mortgage, provided an endowment fund that insured the institution's stability and the name of the school was changed in honor of these benefactors. During Dr. Templin's administration, Radford School grew to a nationally accredited school for girls in the Southwest and when she retired in 1967, the 22-acre campus had more than $1,000,000 in physical improvements and was debt-free. Dr. Templin had also completed plans for construction of a $400,000 library and museum on property owned by the school; she was a member of the nation's leading educational organizations and honorary societies, named consistently to Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Education; author of numerous publications, most of which were concerned with the field of education. (The above material from her obituary); This wide-ranging, diverse collection has three intertwining themes - letters concerning Dr. Templin's ongoing interest in education and educational materials for her school, letters which relate to the business and academic part of Radford and letters of reference for applicants and correspondence which relates to the creation of her War Museum, where she collected military autographs, uniforms, photographs, paraphernalia, weapons from around the world. A sampling of what is found here, chronological order: 1921 Dr. James G. Kiernan, writing about some autographs he was sending to Templin - he was famous for the earliest-known use of the word heterosexual in the United States; 1921 Ellen Shaw Barlow writing in relation to the national Committee on Prisons and Prison Labor, requesting Templin's presence for a meeting of the Committee on the Care and Training of Delinquent Women and Girls; 1926 Roy Franklin Nichols (1896-1973) American historian and a Pulitzer Prize winner, writing regarding one of Templins' publications; 1928 Breckinridge Long (1881 - 1958) diplomat and politician served in the administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, on Democratic National Committee letterhead - regarding a portrait of Rev. John Breckinridge (his great-grandfather) Templin was sending in appreciation of his " defense of Religious Freedom "; Federico de Onis Sánchez (1885 - 1966 ) Spanish writer and literary critic, taught Spanish literature at Columbia University in New York concerning a recommendation of one of his students for a position at Radford ; educator John L. Bergstresser; Jessie H. Humphries Associate Dean Texas Womens University; Butler Ames (1871-1954) American politician, engineer, soldier and businessman; Richard Fenner Burges (1873-1945) Texas legislator and conservationist; Alice Mildred Burgess; William Blair Roberts (1881-1964) Episcopal Suffragan Bishop South Dakota; Katharine Denworth, president of Bradford Academy, regarding an article on sororities in colleges; N. Floyd Templin of the Ohio House of Representatives writing on Templin family genealogical matters; John G. Barry, consulting mining geologist and engineer of El Paso, regarding an educational alliance between the Radford School and the Texas College of Mines; Arthur L Burroughs, publisher, writing about the subject of grammar in education; Harriet M. Chase of the National Education Assoc.; Jack Braveheart, regarding a talk on the American Indian; Ivan Lee Holt, Methodist bishop of St. Louis; Cornelia McKinne Stanwood of the Sarah Dix Haml [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vestigia Flammae. Poèmes.

      Mercure de France, Paris, 1921 - Paris, Mercure de France 1921. 8°. 260 p., Reliure demi maroquin à coins gris, titre doré, couvertures et dos conservées. Edition originale. - Exemplaire sur hollande avec mention autographe "exemplaire tiré pour d'auteur" paragraphé de Régnier, portant sur la page de garde une poèsie de 4 ligne "Si Venus, par malheur, se cassait la rotule ." comme dédicaçe à Thierry de Martel, chirurgien et pionnier de la neurochirurgie français. Ami de André Maurois, nationaliste et membre de l'action française. Il se tue le 14 juin 1940, jour de l'occupation de Paris. - Dos et plats frottés. Exemplaire non rogné. Sprache: Französisch Reliure demi maroquin à coins gris, titre doré, couvertures et dos conservées. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        The Emperor Jones; Diff'rent; The Straw. [With:] Typed Letter, signed ("Gene") to his father-in-law

      New York: Boni and Liveright, [1921] - A presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper: "To the father-in- law that fate lets me see so little of that one would think we regarded each other as the bad 'in-laws' of the story books - which I'm sure we don't. In all affectionate remembrance, Son-in-law Eugene." The recipient is Edward Boulton, the father of O'Neill's second wife, Agnes Boulton. Together with a letter, dated November 1, 1925, in which O'Neill thanks his father-in-law for the gift of a crucifix, mentioning he is finishing a play, and suggesting a visit. It merits quoting in full: "Dear Eddie: I have been meaning to write you every evening to thank you for the crucifix, but something has always turned up to prevent me. It certainly is a beauty, the finest I have ever seen - and most tortured! Your sending me this makes me think I'll start collecting crucifixes as a hobby. I have four now arranged around the study. When am I going to see you? Aggie has to go to New York soon to have Shane's tonsils out, and will be gone for about a week, during which time I shall be by my lonesome out here - finishing up a new play. Perhaps you can come down and keep me company and Agnes says Cecil might be with her in New York, attending to her business about her novel and stories. Tell her, by the way, that she has certainly done some fine work. All best, and thanks again for the crucifix. It sure is a beautiful thing. Always, Gene." O'Neill was, of course, a lapsed Catholic who suffered greatly because of his inability to find salvation in religion. Religion featured prominently in some of his plays, including Lazarus Laughed, which he was working on at the time. This was also the time that O'Neill finally quit drinking - it is tempting to see a connection with his sobriety, the subject matter of his current work, the birth of his daughter Oona in May of 1925, and his interest in collecting crucifixes. An incredible letter, touching on O'Neill's writing, family, and religious concerns First edition. 8vo. x, [ii], 285, [1] pp. Publisher's tan paper-covered boards, stamped in black, orange cloth spine, stamped in black, front board tender, else near fine. In custom morocco-backed slipcase and chemise. Atkinson A15-I.i.a, binding A [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Friendly Arctic. The Story of Five years in Polar Regions.

      . New York: Macmillan 1921. With maps and illustr. XXXI + 784 pp. Publisher's cloth..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Das Mampampe-Buch. Für Thomas Abeking von seinem Vater.

      Abel & Müller,, Leipzig, 1921 - Leipzig, Abel & Müller, 1921. 4°. (20) Bl. Mit 20 farb. Illustr. von Hermann Abeking. Farbig. illustr. Orig.-Halbleinenband. Cotsen I, 47. - Interessantes deutsches Kinderbuch. Erzählt die Geschichte des schwarzen Jungen Mampampe, der den sicheren Garten seiner Eltern verlässt und prombt von einem Löwen bedroht und danach von seinem Vater zusammen mit der Stammgemeinschaft gerettet wird. Eine Adaptierung der Geschichte "Hänschen Klein". - Einband berieben und bestossen. Ein Blatt mit grösserem Einriss. Farbig. illustr. Orig.-Halbleinenband.

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        Little Obelia and further adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

      Sydney: Angus & Robertson, no date, but, 1921. Quarto, two colour plates including frontispiece, sepia plates; some slight foxing and edgewear but a good copy in the original pictorial boards with colour onlay. First edition of one of Australia&#39;s classic children&#39;s tales. In 1918 May Gibbs had published the first of her famous Gumnut classics, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, and the response to her characters was so overwhelming that she continued the Gumnut adventures in further books. Little Obelia is the third in the series: Cuddlepie makes the journey under the sea to find and rescue Ragged Blossom, whilst Snugglepot lives out his particular adventure with Mr. Lizard. "The illustrations show remarkable ingenuity on the part of the artist, who has given a personality to a number of familiar Australian plants and animals…and all the grumpy grown-ups will enjoy them too" (Sydney Mail, quoted by Walsh, &#39;May Gibbs&#39;, p. 128.).

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        Eigenh. Anmerkungen mit eh. Besitzvermerk in: Ferdinand Ebner. Das Wort und die geistigen Realitäten. Pneumatologische Fragmente.

      Innsbruck, Brenner-Verlag, 1921. - 244, (4) SS. Grüner Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Gr.-8vo. Minutiös durchgearbeitetes Handexemplar der Erstausgabe von Ebners Hauptwerk. Der Besitzer, Ludwig Hänsel, war 1919 mit Ludwig Wittgenstein zusammen auf Monte Cassino in Kriegsgefangenschaft gewesen und blieb auch später immer in enger Freundschaft mit ihm verbunden; der umfangreiche Briefwechsel der beiden wurde 1994 ediert (Ludwig Hänsel - Ludwig Wittgenstein: eine Freundschaft. Briefe, Aufsätze, Kommentare. Hg. von Ilse Somavilla). Hänsels Beschäftigung mit der Philosophie führte ihn zu Ferdinand Ebner (1882-1931), der seinerseits als einer der bedeutendsten österreichischen Denker des 20. Jahrhunderts und als Antipode Wittgensteins gilt. Wie dieser vertritt Ebner in seinem vorliegenden Hauptwerk den für die Philosophie am Beginn des Jahrhunderts charakteristischen "linguistic turn", verbindet diesen aber mit der Existenzphilosophie Kierkegaards zu einem neuen, christlich-theologischen Ansatz, der traditionelle philosophische Probleme durch "dialogisches Denken" zu lösen versucht. - Hänsels Handexemplar ist von der ersten bis letzten Seite mit umfassenden Anmerkungen, Unterstreichungen aller ihm wichtigen Textstellen, Randnotizen und Querverweisen versehen; fast jeder im Druck freigelassene Raum (Vorsätze, Ränder des Satzspiegels etc.) ist mit Kommentaren gefüllt. Er ergänzt das Namensregister und fügt zusätzlich ein Sach- sowie ein Etymologien-Register hinzu. Die Kommentierungen und Verweise benutzte Hänsel für die 1952 von ihm herausgegebene Neuedition des Werkes, für welche die vorliegende Durcharbeitung die Arbeitsgrundlage darstellte; wie die Seitenzahlen-Konkordanzen zur Neuausgabe zeigen, führte er das Handexemplar bis zu deren Drucklegung fort. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        WENDINGEN Volume 4, N° 11 1921 - Devoted to the Work of F.L. Wright - Covers by El Lissitzky

      Amsterdam: De Hooge Brug, 1921 - Sm.Folio Sq.(330x330mm)- 38pp - B/w Photo-gravures. Special issue devoted entirely to the architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) with an introduction and text by HP Berlage (1856-1934). Among the illustrations include: a photograph of the model to the Tokyo Imperial Palace Hotel which withstood the great earthquake of 1923 which reached a magnitude of 7.9 on the Richter scale. Elements of the front and basin are preserved in the Museum Meiji-Mura architecture in Nagoya. The beautiful cover by El Lissitzky (1890-1941), probably his best known work suprematist, recalls his famous works included in the portfolio "Proun". Covers in original lithographs by El Lissitzky, original sewing raffia. Beautiful copy in Fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Wendingen Vol. 4, number 11.

      De Hooge Brug, Amsterdam 1921 - Original lithographed covers designed by El Lissitzky with the original sewing raffia. 33x33 cm. Special issue devoted to the work of the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright with an introduction and text (in Dutch) by HP Berlage. Typography by H. Th. Wijdeveld. With 21 black & white photo-gravures. 20 pages with advertisements. Beautiful, well preserved copy with only the slightest browning and wear, small piece of lower spine end missing and some tiny ink spots near the raffia. Additional photographs on request. May require extra shipping costs due to value. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Iconographie des Orchidées d'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen.

      - Paris, Lechevaller, 1921-1929. 2 text-volumes and atlas. 4to & folio. pp. 559, (1); 72, with 1 portrait and 133 plates of which 110 finely handcoloured. Publishers printed wrappers (1 text volume spine torn) & publishers port-folio Stafleu & Cowan 971. Few copies have the second part of the atlas coloured, sothat the usual number of coloured plates is 110. The author was assisted by his daughter Aimée Antoinette. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Iconographie des Orchidees d'Europe et du Bassin Mediterraneen [3-Volume Set]

      - Text: French. [Paris: P. Lechevalier; 1921]. Limited to 135 numbered copies, this being NO. 42. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Four Years

      The Cuala Press 1921 - Dundrum, Ireland: Cuala Press, 1921. First Edition, First Printing; One of just 400 copies originally printed. In Very Good condition. Text is clean, though pages show age related wear. Discoloring to end papers, as is commonly found. Small label residue to front paste down. Paper covered boards show light toning, chipping and wear at corners and a ding to the bottom edges. Title label on spine is edge worn. First Edition. One of 400 copies originally printed. An attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        LE SPLEEN DE PARIS. PETITS POEMES EN PROSEE.

      Paris, Le Livre Du Bibliophile, G.&R; Briffaut, 1921. - Relié, demi - veau avec dos à nerfs (5) doré, plats de papier marbré, frontispice ( portrait de l' auteur), 26x34cm, (2) couverture orginele, 164pp (3) couverture originale (2), illustré par Almery Lobel - Riche. Bon état!!! Editions illustré de trente eaux - fortes ( incl. le frontspice) hors texte de Lobel - Riche. Ornements typographiques dessinés et gravures sur bois par Louis Jou. N° 203 de 362 exemplaires numérotés. 777 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MANUSCRIT TROUVÉ DANS UNE BOUTEILLE

      Éditions René Kieffer -, Paris 1921 - 34 pp .- Vignettes originales en couleurs de Pierre Falké .-Tirage limité à 550 exemplaires CELUI - CI UN DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES SUR JAPON IMPÉRIAL AVEC UNE SUITE EN NOIR ET UNE AQUARELLE INÉDITE ( exemplaire nº 39 ) .- Demi chagrin noir .-tête dorée .- couverture et dos originales conservés - Très bon état .- very fine .- Size: In 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A History of British Mammals (Parts 1-21)

      Gurney and Jackson, London 1921 - First edition. Two volume set of the original 21 parts. Printed paper wrappers, the rear wraps with a printed flap extending over the contents page of each part. Complete as issued with 14 color and 57 black and white plates. Ex-library with a perforated stamp on the title and one text page of Part 1 only, light scattered tears to some rear wraps at the fold, else a near fine set with the publisher's laid-in and tipped-in printed subscriber notices present. A bright, well-preserved set of this survey of British Bats and Land Mammals. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        PERSONAJES, PERSONAS Y PERSONILLAS que Corren por las Tierras de Ambas Castillas. 2ª imp. aumentada y corregida.

      Tip. Gironés, Sevilla 1921 - 19x28. 2 vols. de 358pp. 1h. y 419 + lvi pp. Tela, conservando las cubs. originales. Curiosa y graciosa recopilación de refranes onomásticos por el polifacético autor sevillano (1851-1929). "'El carcelero de Mataporquera, que se le iban los presos por la puerta trasera.' La frase, que huele, y no a ámbar, no ha menester explicación." Estos personajes legendarios recuerdan a Cunqueiro y su reflejo de lo fantástico en la cultura popular española. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        A Bibliography of William Blake.

      New York: The Grolier Club of New York. 1921 - One of 150 copies printed on specially made paper at the Chiswick Press, London. 9 inches x 11 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. (thick); half-title with limitation statement on the reverse; color frontispiece (Glad Day), with tissue guard; title-page printed in blue and black with a Blake illustration; dedication page; preface; contents; list of illustrations. xvi, 516 pp. + printer's page with device in red. Index and errata. Illustrated with reproductions of Blake's pictorial works; four are in full color, forty reproductions in monochrome, and twelve other reproductions in the text. Dark blue morocco leather spine with gilt-lettered titling and design on the spine, dark blue cloth over boards, top-edge gilt, rough, deckled edges. The spine ends show some rubbing to the leather, small scratches to the lower spine leather, wear to cover corners, light, age-related tanning to the endpapers, a few dust spots present. Overall, a near fine copy. With the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the front paste-down endpaper; he was associated with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Weight: 6 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The History of Shanghai.

      Printed and Published for the Shanghai Municipal Council by Kelly & Walsh Limited, Shanghai 1921. Large 8vo. III + 504 + V pages. With a large foldable illustration in b/w of The Bund as frontispice. Richly illustrated in b/w. With five foldable maps of the city and surroundings and 6 plates in b/w. Orig. cloth, no dust wrappers. Richly gilted front cover and spine. With some signs of use and wear to the surfaces of the binding, but in an overall very good+ condition. With previous owner's name in ink on the fly leaf.. This book was commisioned by the Shanghai Municipal Council to commemorate the centenary of modern Shanghai. It tells the history of the city as a place for foreign countries commerce with China and the nearby asian countries

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        Genius - Zeitschrift für werdende und alte Kunst. (3 Jge. in 6 Bänden: alles was erschienen).

      München, Kurt Wolff, 1919 - 1921 - 2° (35.5 x 26.5 cm), VIII Inhaltsverz., 319, 332 u. 356 S., ges. 16 Orig.-Graphiken (davon 1 koloriert), zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb. meist a. montierten s/w-Taf.; in 1920/2 lose Verlagsanzeigen., Brosch. m. Rückenschildchen u. farb. Deckeltitel. Die zwei bädne des Jahres 1920 in HPerg., Broschierte Bde: Deckel etwas fleckig, gebräunt, Rücken am Kapital und Fuss mit kleinen Fehlstellen. HPerg-Bd.:Rücken etwas fleckig, Kanten berieben, innen sauber. - Gutes Exemplar. Enthält komplett die 16 ganzseitigen Orig.-Graphiken: 1919/1: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff: Kopf (Holzschnitt); Karl Caspar: Johannes auf Patmos (Lithogr.); Richard Seewald: Der Hirte (kolorierter Holzschnitt): 1919/2: Franz Marc: Aus der Tierlegende (Holzschnitt); Heinrich Nauen: Mutter und Kind (Radierung); Ignaz Epper: Mädchenkopf (Lithogr.); 1920/1: Erich Heckel: Mädchenkopf (Holzschnitt); G. Ehrlich: Tröstung (Lithogr.); Frans Masereel: Business-man (Holzschnitt); 1920/2: Max Kaus: Kopf (Holzschnitt); André Rouveyre: Kopf (Holzschnitt); 1921/1: Edwin Scharff: Die Brüder (Lithogr.); Alexander Archipenko: Figürliche Komposition (Lithogr.); Carl Hofer: Das Nest (Lithogr.); 1921/2: K. Schmidt-Rottluff: Lesender Mann (Holzschnitt); Alexander Kanoldt: Klausen (Lithogr.). Vgl. Raabe, Zeitschriften Nr. 74: «Jeder Jahrgang zerfällt in 2 Teile: Die bildenden Künste; Dichtung und Menschheit. [?] Repräsentative Kunstzeitschrift unter Einbeziehung der expressionistischen Dichtung. Führende Museumsleute und Kunsthistoriker nehmen zur expr. Kunst in eingehenden Würdigungen und Untersuchungen Stellung». [?] Mit dichterischen, philosophischen und literaturkritischen Beiträgen» u. a. v. J. R. Becher, E. Bloch, M. Brod, E. R. Curtius, A. Döblin, H. Hesse, G. Heym, K. Hiller, F. Kafka, K. Pinthus, R. Schickele, E. Weiss, A. Wolfenstein. Ab 2. Jg. hgg. von C. G. Heise u. H. Mardersteig. - (Complete in 6 volumes, everything that's been published.). 35.5 x 26.5 cm,VIII pages of contents, 319, 332 and 356 pages, contains 16 original prints (1 of which is coloured), and many illustrations (partly in colour and mounted plates). Condition. Partly foxed and browend. spine with small faults - over all a good copy. 6000 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GENIUS: Zeitschrift Fur Werdende und Alte Kunst. 6 Issues in 3 volumes (complete).

      Munchen: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1919-1921 - Munchen: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1919-1921, the complete set of 6 issues in publisher's 3 hardcover volumes, 14 x 11 in., text in German, over 1000 pages, hundreds of hand-mounted b&w and color plates produced in offset lithography and heliogravure. Contributors include important German Expressionists: Emil Nolde, E. L. Kirchner (also contributing under pseudonym L. de Marsalle), Erich Heckel, Oskar Kokoschka, Karl Hofer, Paula Modersohn-Becker, and many others. In addition, the 6 issues contain 16 full-page original woodcuts and lithographs by: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff ("Kopf" and "Lesender Mann", Schapire 189 and 274), Richard Seewald ("Der Hirte", Jentsch H77, hand-colored), Franz Marc ("Aus der Tierlegende", Lankheit 831,3), Erich Heckel ("Madchenkopf", Dube 264 IIIb), Frans Masereel ("Businessman", G. E3), Max Kaus ("Kopf"), Karl Hofer ("Das Nest"), Alexander Archipenko ("Figurliche Composition"), and others. The 16 original prints are protected with tissue guards. With the important essays by the leading contemporaries complementing the plates, including the first edition of Kafka's story "Erstes Leid", "Genius" was a landmark publication that had become the greatest influence on the German art and architecture of the pre-war years. Vol. 3 is in a variant publisher's binding but the same size as the other 2 volumes. Vol. 1 with a bump at spine, some light foxing at some edges of books (not affecting text or images), otherwise, a remarkably clean and fresh set of this outstanding example of German Expressionist graphics. References: Jentsch "Expressionismus" 72; Raabe 74; Schlawe II 46; Diesch 2968; Sohn I.12003.1- 12004.2; Perkins 175; Rifkind Collection 275 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration. Illustrierte Monatshefte für moderne Malerei, Plastik, Architektur, Wohnungs-Kunst und künstlerische Frauen-Arbeiten

      Darmstadt, 1921 - Ventisei semestri (tredici annate) legate in 13 volumi di cm. 29, pp. oltre 10.000 complessive. Con moltissime illustrazioni e tavole. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Disponibile il pubblicato dall'ottobre 1921 al marzo 1934. Mancano verosimilmente i frontespizi degli ultimi due semestri. Vasta raccolta di questo periodico che fu tra le più apprezzate pubblicazioni del tempo per quanto concerne la documentazione sull'arte decorativa europea e principalmente tedesca. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ganymed. Jahrbuch für die Kunst. Herausgegen von Julius Meier-Graefe. Geleitet von Wilhelm Hausenstein.

      Piper,, München, 1921 - München, Piper, 1921. 4°. VII, 213 S. Mit 3 Radierungen von Max Beckmann, Rudolfgrossmann und Adolf Schinnerer, 3 Lithographien von René Beeh, Karl Hofer und Alfred Kubin sowie 62 Lichtdrucktafeln nach div. Künstlern. Orig.-Halbleinenband. = "Ganymed - Jahrbuch für die Kunst", 3. Band. Publikation der Marées-Gesellschaft in München. - Papier wenig im Schnitt stärker gebräunt. Einband leicht fleckig, wenig berieben und bestossen.

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        Gazette Du Bon Ton No 7, 4ème Année. Complet.

      Lucien Vogel, Paris 1921 - 250x200mm. 31 pages. plus 8 planches hors-texte. Sommaire sur page XXVpublicité sur les pages XXVI et XXVII. Explication des planches hors texte sur page XXVIII. Sommaire: L'ile d'amour par Marcel Astruc dessins de P. Brissaud - Le retour au sire de Vergy par Louis-Léon Martin dessins de Pierre Mourgue - La vallée aux loups par Gérard Bauër, dessins d'André Marty - Mode romantiques par G.-A. Masson, dessins de Mario Simon - La fête au village par Vaudreuil, dessins de Ch. Martin - Dentelle à la maréchale par Caylus, dessins de l'Hom - Au fil de l'eau par Roger Allard, dessins de Laboureur - Mil neuf cent par D.Van Moppès. dessins de Bénito. - Planches hors texte: La visite à l'érmitage par P. Mourgue - Adieu. Pauvre amour ! par G. Lepape - The country girl par Ch. Martin - Ils ne m'ont pas reconnue, travesti, de Jeanne Lanvin par P. Brissaud - A l'Oasis, ou la voute pneumatique, robe du soir de Paul Poiret par A. Marty. - Roses dans la nuit robe du soir de Worth par G. Barbier. - Jota, manteau du soir, de Beer par Bénito - Faites-moi celle-ci, robe du soir de Doeuillet par P. Brissaud. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Mystery Mind

      Grosset and Dunlap New York [1921] - First Edition and First Photoplay Edition, illustrated with four stills from the Supreme Pictures serial starring J. Robert Pauline, "The Famous Hypnotist", Violet MacMillan, Paul Panzer and Ed Rogers. Pauline was a well-known hypnotist whose career spanned thirty years, this was his only film role. A very uncommon mystery and horror photoplay with some confusing bibliography. Hubin lists this Grosset edition as the true first printing, published in 1921. This is despite a copyright page claiming a 1920 copyright by Harper and Brothers and a film production date of November 1920. Reeve and Grey are given credit as the screenwriters of the film and it seems likely that the 'story' started off as a silent black and white serial written by Reeve and Grey, novelized and published by Grosset who used the copyright plate from Harpers which perhaps had intentions to publish this book but forfeit the production to Grosset perhaps because of the popularity of their photoplay editions. There is a novelization credit on title page for Marc Edmund Jones which adds credence to this argument. "Violet Bronson's life is threatened by a mysterious and tricky gang, lead by Evil Eye, if she marries Robert Dupont before her eighteenth birthday. This band is determined to get the hidden treasure to which Violet's guardian, Dr. Sutton, has the plan of its location. In spite of the fact that every precaution is taken, Violet is suddenly kidnapped, but her lover, Robert Dupont, has no fear for this terrible gang and is untiring in his efforts to rescue her." Near Fine but for top edges of covers mildly bumped, in Very Good modestly darkened dustjacket, some shallow chips and wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Schmied seines Glücks.

      Wien u. Lpz., Avalun-Verlag, (1921). - Gr.-8°. Roter OHalblederbd. auf fünf Bünden mit goldgepr. Rtit., Deckelvignette und Kopfgoldschnitt sign. E. A. Enders, Leipzig (Kanten etwas beschabt). 1 Bl., 44 SS., 2 Bll. mit 10 Orig.-Farbholzschnitten von Hans Alexander Müller. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste illustr. Ausgabe. - Nr. 192 von 300 Exemplaren (Gesamtaufl. 400). - Neunter Avalun-Druck in der Alten Schwabacher unter Druckleitung von Georg A. Mathéy in der Staatlichen Akademie für Graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe auf Bütten, die Original-Holzschnitte wie in der Vorzugsausgabe auf Kaiserlich Japan-Papier abgezogen. Der teilweise expressionistisch arbeitende Künstler Hans Alexander Müller mußte später in die USA emigrieren. - Eichhorn-S. 1.15. Rodenberg 332.9. Sennewald 21.1. - Exlibris. Vorsätze in den Ecken mit geringem Lederabklatsch, eine Tafel mit geringem Stockfleck, sonst tadellos erhalten. - Im Druckvermerk von HAMüller signiert. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        AFTER READING. [and] AFTER BERNEVAL

      Beaumont Press, Westminster 1921 - 222 x 152 mm (8 3/4 x 6"). Two separately issued but companion volumes. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 75 COPIES ON JAPANESE VELLUM OF THE EDITION DE LUXE SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER AND ARTIST (of a total of 475 copies). Original vellum-backed decorative paper boards. "Reading" with vignette on title in orange and green, two plates in the same colors, one facsimile of writing in text, device on final page, stylized illustration of a tree on front and rear endpapers; "Berneval" with woodcuts of Naples and Paris printed in blue on the front and rear endpapers, two-color title page woodcut, one plate and a facsimile of a Wilde letter, and printer's woodcut device; our special deluxe version WITH THREE ADDITIONAL WOODCUTS at the back of each volume, all the woodcuts as well as the cover design by Randolph Schwabe. Ransom, p. 211; Tomkinson, p. 17. "Berneval" spine just a bit darkened, otherwise FINE, UNWORN COPIES that have obviously been little used, as they open stiffly and are immaculate inside and out. Here, "After Berneval" is offered with "After Reading," its (earlier) companion volume, both of them in their deluxe form on Japanese vellum and including an extra suite of the illustrations. "Reading" comprises a set of letters, also written to Ross, by Wilde during the summer of 1897, after having just been released from two years' imprisonment in Reading Gaol. The preface to its sequel, "After Berneval," says that the earlier collection "was unprocurable almost as soon as it was published." The letters in these volumes tell the story of a tragic literary figure who fell from a precipitous height. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was born and raised in Ireland, studied classics at Trinity College, Dublin, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, and then settled in London. There he became famous for his unmatched wit and infamous for his personal eccentricities--long hair, décor at his lodgings that included peacock feathers and blue china, and, ultimately, sexual behavior that was deemed both intolerable and criminal. During the first half of the 1890s, he was enjoying remarkable social prominence and literary success with the staging of "Lady Windermere's Fan" (1892), "A Woman of No Importance" (1893), "An Ideal Husband" (1894), and the incomparable "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1895). But two months after the staging of this last play, he brought a defamation suit against the Marquess of Queensbury, the father of his intimate friend, Lord Alfred Douglas. The suit backfired: in the course of the litigation, Wilde was investigated by police, and his homosexuality was exposed, leaving his reputation destroyed. He was sentenced in May of 1895 to two years of hard labor, spending part of his time behind bars at Reading Prison, where he produced his powerful poem, "De Profundis." After release, he moved to the Continent and died three years later in Paris of meningitis. As Day says, "Among English men of letters only Byron and Shaw have surpassed Wilde in the craft of conscious posing and self-publicizing," a fact that has made succeeding generations suspicious of the reality behind the legend that the author helped to establish. But after a period when he was treated as a kind of martyr because of his suffering at the hands of squeamish Victorianism, "it is at last possible to evaluate Wilde as the capable literary artist he acutally was." FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 75 COPIES ON JAPANESE VELLUM OF THE EDITION DE LUXE SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER AND ARTIST (of a total of 475 copies) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chick Evans' Golf Book : The Story of the Sporting Battles of the Greatest of All Amateur Golfers

      Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Company, 1921. Signed. First Edition, First Printing. Lacking dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the dedication page. Inscription reads "To Mr. Doran, I don't know how to thank you for letting me know you. But I do remember wanting to put my arms around you. Believe me. - Chick Evans". In Very Good condition. Front free end paper has been torn out. Clean text. Pages show light evidence of age and being handled, with a few creased corners. Binding slightly shaken. Cloth shows light wear to corners and spine ends. Small scuff to front board. A lovely copy, with a warm inscription.

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        A HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR. Vol. I. Inscribed Presentation Copy.

      Thomas Nelson and Sons, London 1921 - Buchan, John. A HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR. Vol. I. Inscribed Presentation Copy. London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1921. [Published in 4 volumes complete, 1921-1922]. First edition thus of the first volume, the entire account originally appearing in twenty-four volumes between February 1916 & July 1919, written & published for the most part during the progress of the campaign. 8vo., 552pp, 18 maps. Gilt-stamped dark green cloth. A near fine example showing modest use. Neatly inscribed in black fountain pen on the front free endpaper to his friend & fellow Lord: "Lord Inverforth / with the kind regards of / his friend of over forty years / John Buchan / Nov. 1921" "Andrew Weir, 1st Baron Inverforth PC [1865 - 1955] created & headed the firm of Andrew Weir and Co. ship owners of Glasgow. In the First World War he served as a minister in the coalition government: he was Surveyor General of Supplies from 1917- 1919, & Minister of Munitions from 1919-1921. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir PC GCMG GCVO CH [1875- 1940] was a Scottish novelist, historian & Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. After a brief legal career Buchan simultaneously began both his writing career and his political and diplomatic career, serving as a private secretary to the colonial administrator of various colonies in Southern Africa. He eventually wrote propaganda for the British war effort in the First World War. Once he was back in civilian life Buchan was elected Member of Parliament for the Combined Scottish Universities, but he spent most of his time on his writing career, notably writing The Thirty-Nine Steps and other adventure fiction. In 1935 he was appointed Governor General of Canada by George V, king of Canada, on the recommendation of Prime Minister of Canada Richard Bennett, to replace the Earl of Bessborough. He occupied the post until his death in 1940. Buchan proved to be enthusiastic about literacy, as well as the evolution of Canadian culture, and he received a state funeral in Canada before his ashes were returned to the United Kingdom." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LES AMIES-FILLES. Treize Pointes Seches Rehausees De Couleur et Culs-De-lampe Par GUSTAVE BUCHET.

      Le Livre, Paris 1921 - 81pp French text.One 425 numbered copies.Fine designer binding (with light wear) A very good and clean copy with fine colour illustrations. Shipping Air Mail world wide included. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on Probability.

      MacMillan, London 1921 - First edition. Octavo, original brown cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. In very good condition with some general wear to the extremities. In 1999, Time magazine included Keynes in their list of the 100 most important and influential people of the 20th century, commenting that: "His radical idea that governments should spend money they don't have may have saved capitalism." In addition to being an economist, Keynes was also a civil servant, a director of the British Eugenics Society, a director of the Bank of England, a patron of the arts and an art collector, a part of the Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals, an advisor to several charitable trusts, a writer, a philosopher, a private investor, and a farmer. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A TREATISE ON PROBABILITY.

      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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Exiles. A play in three acts.

      London: The Egoist Press, 1921 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to upper board in blind and to spine gilt. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Some mild browning to two pages, top of spine slightly worn, spine lettering rubbed. Very good indeed. Second English and first Egoist Press edition of Joyce's only play. With the author's signed presentation inscription on the front free endpaper, "James Joyce Paris 2 January 1927". This copy is of the first issue, one of 500 copies in green cloth, the remainder sheets of the entire edition of 1,000 copies being sold to Cape in 1924 and bound up after that date in black cloth. Though first published in 1918, by Grant Richards in London and Huebsch in New York, the play did not receive its first English-language production until February 1925. Slocum & Cahoon A14 (note). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Chick Evans' Golf Book

      Thos E. Wilson & Co., New York Chicago 1921 - 343 pages, #185 of a special subscription edition, limited to 999 copies and signed by Charles Evans, Jr. Previous owner names and small bookplate on ffep and front board, some wear and mild cracking on spine, overall still in very good condition. Illustrated with 65 plates from photographs. Decoratively embossed brown cloth stamped in gilt, red, green and white, marbled endpapers, edges untrimmed, top edge gilt. Chick Evans was a caddie went on to become one of the stars of his era as an amateur golfer. Born in 1890, he died in 1979. Evans won the U.S. Amateur once and the U.S. Open in 1916. Evans writing style is very good and he has an interesting early historical perspective on the game. The book really shines with the black and white photographs, however, which were taken from Evans personal collection. They include pictures of Harold Hilton, Harry Vardon, Bobby Jones Francis Ouimet and courses such as Merion, Pine Valley and Oakmont. Evans retired from the game and went on to found the Evans Scholarship Fund, which sends young caddies to college. D&J E8590. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Wildfowling Tales. From the Great Ducking Resorts of the Continent . Compiled and Published by William C. Hazelton

      Chicago: Hazelton, 1921 - With fine provenance, from the library of American sporting author and collector Harry Worcester Smith First edition. Printed by Eastman Bros. 542 South Dearborn Street. 8vo. Photographic frontispiece by Edgar A. McIlhenny. Illustrated with Drawings by Joseph W. Day. [6], [vii], 120 pp. Burgundy cloth, spine and upper board titled in gilt. Publisher's prospectus for this book tipped in at half-title. Sporting bookplate of Harry Worcester Smith. About fine. Phillips p. 166 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historisch-Biographisches Lexikon der Schweiz. Hrsg. mit der Empfehlung der Allgemeinen Geschichtsforschenden Gesellschaft der Schweiz unter der Leitung von Heinrich Türler, Marcel Godet, Victor Attinger

      Neuenburg: Administration des Hhistorisch Biographischen Lexikons Der Schweiz Serven volumes plus supplement - eight ( 8 ) volumes set. Sewn binding ( enchanced binding ). Numerous illustrations including maps, portraits, historical illustrations. Clean and tight text blocks, geometrical pattern on the end papers and pastedowns. Marbeled edges of text blokcs. Red cloth bound volumes with golden titling on the front boards and spines. Partially faded title on volume one. Spines of books are faded. Beside that all volumes are strong very good. Strong very good slipcases - clean and square. --- Supplement volume does not have slipcase. Published 1921 ( volume 1 ) through 1934 ( volume 7 and supplement), ---- German language set. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Very Good -. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

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        Travels in Arabia Deserta. With a new Preface by the Author, Introduction by T.E. Lawrence, and all the Original Maps, Plans and Cuts

      London: Jonathan Cape and the Medici Society (Philip Warner), 1921., 1921. FIRST EDITION THUS. 2 volumes, large octavo. With folding colour map in pocket at end of volume I, frontispieces, and numerous maps, plans and illustrations (some folding), pp.(xxvi), 623; (xiv), 690. Bound in original dark green cloth, gilt, with coated black endpapers, top edge gilt. Some minor wear, extremities sunned, cloth a little rubbed, spine tips frayed. Very good indeed. Originally published in 1888 at the Cambridge University Press, this important Cape edition is entirely reset, with a new preface by Doughty and an essay by T.E. Lawrence. During the Great War Lawrence urged the British Government to issue serial parts of this work as a handbook for officers serving in Arabia. Following hostilities he lobbied to republish the whole book. Duckworth and Doubleday declined and eventually Medici employee Herbert J. Cape, who appreciated Doughty&#39;s work, took up the challenge and produced this brand new edition of 500 copies, being the first ever book from Jonathan Cape, Publisher, on 15th January 1921, sold at a nosebleed inducing price of nine guineas (about £1000 today). Six large paper copies signed by Doughty and Lawrence were produced, and a quick reprint followed without the Lawrence note, withdrawn by him "because it&#39;s in bad taste". HOWARD, Michael: Jonathan Cape, Publisher (1971)

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        Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

      Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921: Early printing of the first US edition, in a very rare dust jacket states "5th Printing" on the front panel. In Near Fine condition, in a Good+ dust jacket. Evidence of erased pencil on front free end paper, and gentle creasing to the edge of page V. Light edge wear to cloth. The jacket is overall in very nice shape, especially given its age. It shows rubbing, soiling, chipping with some loss, and light stains. Rare in dust jacket.

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