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

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 NOTE: An exhaustive account of explorers' narratives including hitherto unpublished documents.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

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        BACK TO METHUSELAH A Metabiological Pentateuch

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian & Grund GbR]
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        [Magazine]: Maccabean Voices. Holiday Number. (5682 / 1921-22)

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Das Plakat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: WORLD WAR BOOKS]
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        Poems.

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

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        POEMS.

      London: The Egoist Press, 1921. - Decorated paper over stiff wrappers, printed paper label. Bookplate, neat ownership inscription on front endsheet, hairline split in paper wrapper spine, tiny chip from lower wrapper at spine, but otherwise a very good copy. First edition of the poet's first collection, brought together and sent to the press by Bryher, H.D., and Robert McAlmon from the poems' earlier appearances in THE EGOIST, THE DIAL, OTHERS and CONTACT. ABBOTT A1.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        The Chinese Drama

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

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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        L'HABITATION FORCÉE.

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Autograph Letter Signed

      [1921]. May 30 [1921]. Written to Herbert Fay, Custodian of Lincoln's Tomb. One 8-1/2" x 11" sheet of white lined paper, written on both sides. This letter refers to White Eagle's being in charge of an exhibit in Chicago for the Custer Battlefield Highway Association and to his efforts to contact an Apache named Dr. Montezuma, who lived in Chicago, in order to provide Fay with a photograph for his collection. Folded in sixths for mailing. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA ]
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        A Survey.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Koncert

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        L'Enfer. Edition définitive Illustrée de vingt-quatre Eaux-fortes originales par Edouard Chimot

      Albin Michel, Les Grands livres du XXe Siècle, Paris 1921 - In-4 (335 x 267 mm), maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs et plats ornés de filets et ronds or et noir, filets de coupes et intérieurs, doublure et garde de tissu noir, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés, étui (reliure signée Gruel). Illustré par Edouard Chimot de 24 eaux-fortes originales dont un frontispice et 11 hors texte. Première édition illustrée. Tirage à 442 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 355 sur vélin d'Arches (N° 160). Bel exemplaire (quelques menus frottements sur les coupes et sur l'étui). // Quarto (335 x 267 mm), red morocco, spine with raised bands and covers tooled with gilt and black fillets and rounds, fillets on turns-in and inside, black cloth lining and end-paper, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved, slipcase (binding signed Gruel). Illustrated by Edouard Chimot with 24 original etchings including a frontispiece and 11 plates. First illustrated edition. Limited printing of 442 numbered copies ; one of the 355 on Arches vellum (Nr 160). Nice copy (some minor rubbings on turns-in and slipcase).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Original Dust Jacket Art]: The Desert Valley

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        THE BRIGHT MESSENGER

      CASSELL & COMPANY LTD PUB 1921, LONDON - "THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY NOVEL ON PSYCHOANALYSIS, ONE WHICH DWARFS THE SUBJECT." (HENRY MILLER-THE BOOKS IN MY LIFE) BOOK'S SPINE IS VERY SLIGHTLY DARKENED WITH A TRACE OF WEAR AT THE CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS. THE RARE D.J. IS LIGHTLY WORN AT THE CORNERS WITH SHALLOW CHIPPING TO THE ENDS OF THE SPINE AND A SHORT TEAR WITH LIGHT WEAR ALONG THE BOTTOM EDGE, AND SPINE A BIT DARKENED. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY WITH A CLEAN AND COMPLETE DUST JACKET. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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        Maclean's Magazine, July 7, 1956 *THE ROTHSCHILD'S FABULOUS STAKE IN CANADA*

      Canada: Maclean's Magazine. Paperback. Features: The Rothschilds' fabulous stake in Canada - very rare 6-page article by Peter C. Newman, with photos; What you don't need to know about rock 'n roll - "it works on man's emotions like the music of the heathen in Africa"; Just look at the old ice-creem parlor now - George Dawson's drive-in can have twelve thousand people drop in on a Sunday; The Great Cross-Canada hike - five people walked from Halifax to Vancouver - here's the footrace that stirred all Canada back in 1921; The alarming truth about Konrad Adenauer - we call him a friend but this Grand Old Man of Germany is really a threat to pro-Western policy; When Every woman looked like Regina Lee - Blance Howard discusses the Liberal stranglehold on Ottawa; How to handle your kids in the holidays; The miracle that saved our son's mind - Frank Barkey's 'perfect baby' was on the dim edge of consciousness, his body wracked by convulsions, his brain a shattered blank - this is the story of that ordeal. Interesting ad inside back cover shows iron lungs with Caterpillar backup power. Somewhat above-average wear. Please note that page 5/6 is missing. It appears to have contained the London letter by Beverley Baxter. Fantastic colour ad for the 1956 Buick on page 10. Nice colour Coke ad on back cover. Bit of writing atop back cover. . Fair. 1956. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        ARCHITETTURA E ARTI DECORATIVE Rivista d'arte e di storia. Direzione: Gustavo Giovannoni - Marcello Piacentini.

      Milano/Roma,: Bestetti e Tumminelli,, 1921-1931.. In-4 p., brossura editoriale. <br>& Questa importante rivista illustrata, mensile e bimestrale. Iniziò le pubblicazioni nel 1921; nel 1927 divenne l&#39;organo ufficiale del Sindacato nazionale architetti, direttore Alberto Calza Bini. A partire dal gennaio 1932 la rivista, pubblicata da Treves, prese il nome di "Architettura".<br>& Offriamo una raccolta di tutto il pubblicato , dal maggio 1921 al dicembre 1931, ben conservata (good copy).

      [Bookseller: Bottega delle occasioni]
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        Jerusalem 1918-1920 & 1920-1922: Being the Records of the Pro-Jerusalem Council during the period of the British Military Administration.

      - 1921 - 4to. Olive green cloth with brown linen spine. Illustrated front board. Good binding and cover. Frontis is plan of Citadel Gardens. Book filled with maps, photos and plans of Jerusalem; several are fold out. Minor scattered foxing and toning throughout. Otherwise, interior pages are clean, unmarked, and in great condition. Some pages even uncut. A fine addition to the library of any scholar interested in the history of Zionist politics in the middle east. Please feel free to view our pictures of this rare piece of history. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        ANNO DOMINI MCMXXI

      Petropolis, 1921. - 96 pp. First edition. Original printed wrapper. Small defects to spine. Ref: KILGOUR 5.( Russian ) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Rosenbad Antique Books]
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        RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory. Signed

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1921 - THIRD AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo., xiii + 168 pp. A very good copy showing modest use. Gilt stamped front cover, spine lettering faded as usual, head & heel neatly reinforced. Very neatly signed "A. Einstein" in blue-black fountain pen on the verso of the frontispiece. Bulks at 1"1/16, vs. 13/16" for the 2nd & 3/4" for the 1st. The rare Third Edition dustwrapper present in very good condition. Some smartly executed conservation at the extremities Custom deep blue clamshell case with E=mc2embossed in relief on the side. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Sabatini, Rafael: Three ALS (Autograph Letters Signed)

      Battersea and Cardiganshire 1921 - Battersea and Cardiganshire, Great Britain, 1921 and 1922. Standard letter folds, minor age discoloration and peripheral wear, else Very Good Plus. Three original ALS by Sabatini - author of such landmark masterpieces as Scaramouche, Captain Blood, The Sea-Hawk, Fortune Fool, Saint Martin's Summer and a lengthy list of other titles. Sabatini was just beginning earning to earn international renown for his lush, textured prose and swashbuckling, romantic plots when he wrote these letters. Two were written in 1921 - the year of publication of Scaramouche, considered by many to be his most brilliant work. The other was written in 1922, the year of publication of Captain Blood. Those two titles remain today the most valuable Sabatini first editions. That his life was becoming hectic in those years at the height of his genius is evidenced by these letters: hard to read, they nonetheless all express regrets for his being unable to attend one function or another. L-61 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        EMPORIUM. Rivista rilegata per annate, se non diversamente indicato, conservate le copertine originali.

      - in-4, leg. m. tela o bross. edit. Disponibili: 1921 vol. LIII &#150; LIV annata completa, unico volume, dal n. 313 al n. 324; 1925 vol. LXI &#150; I semestre, dal n. 361 al n. 366; vol. LXII &#150; II semestre, dal n. 367 al n. 372; 1926 vol. LXIII &#150; I semestre, dal n. 373 al n. 378; vol. LXIV &#150; II semestre, dal n. 379 al n. 384; 1927 vol. LXV &#150; I semestre, dal n. 385 al n. 390; vol. LXVI &#150; II semestre, dal n. 391 al n. 396; 1928 vol. LXVII &#150; I semestre, dal n. 397 al n. 402; vol. LXVIII &#150; II semestre, dal n. 403 al n. 408; 1929 vol. LXIX &#150; I semestre, dal n. 409 al n. 414; vol. LXX &#150; II semestre, dal n. 415 al n. 420; 1930 vol. LXXI &#150; I semestre, dal n. 421 al n. 426; vol. LXXII &#150; II semestre, dal n. 427 al n. 432; 1931 vol. LXXIII &#150; I semestre, dal n. 433 al n. 438; vol. LXXIV &#150; II semestre, dal n. 439 al n. 444; 1932 vol. LXXV &#150; I semestre, dal n. 445 al n. 450; vol. LXXVI &#150; II semestre, dal n. 451 al n. 456; 1933 vol. LXXVII &#150; I semestre, dal n. 457 al n. 462; vol. LXXVIII &#150; II semestre, dal n. 463 al n. 468; 1934 vol. LXXIX &#150; I semestre, dal n. 469 al n. 474; vol. LXXX &#150; II semestre, dal n. 475 al n. 480; 1935 vol. LXXXI &#150; I semestre; vol. LXXXII &#150; II semestre; 1936 vol. LXXXIII &#150; I semestre, dal n. 493 al n. 498; vol. LXXXIV &#150; II semestre, dal n. 499 al n. 504; 1937 vol. LXXXV &#150; I semestre, dal n. 505 al n. 510; vol. LXXXVI &#150; II semestre, dal n. 512 al n. 516; 1938 vol. LXXXVII &#150; I semestre, dal n. 517 al n. 522; vol. LXXXVIII &#150; II semestre, dal n. 523 al n. 528; 1939 vol. LXXXIX &#150; I semestre, dal n. 529 al n. 534; vol. XC &#150; II semestre, dal n. 535 al n. 540; 1940 vol. XCI e XCII annata completa, unico volume, dal n. 541 al n. 552; 1941 vol. XCII e XCIV annata completa, unico volume, dal n. 553 al n. 565; 1942 vol. XCV &#150; I semestre, dal n. 565 al n. 570, in fascicoli non rilegati; vol. XCVI &#150; II semestre, dal n. 571 al n. 576, in fascicoli non rilegati; 1947 vol. CV &#150; I semestre, dal n. 625 al n. 630, in fascicoli non rilegati; vol. CVI &#150; II semestre, dal n. 631 al n. 634, in fascicoli non rilegati (mancano i fascicoli di novembre e dicembre). Si aggiungono inoltre: 1927 solo I semestre (da gennaio a giugno) in fascicoli sciolti con copertine originali a colori; 1928 solo II semestre (da luglio a dicembre) in fascicoli sciolti con copertine originali a colori; 1930 solo II semestre (da luglio a dicembre) in fascicoli sciolti con copertine originali a colori. Il prezzo si riferisce al lotto indivisibile.

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        This Side of Paradise

      London: W. Collins & Sons. (1921). First. First English edition. Neat contemporary owner name on the front fly, a little foxing to the foredge and endpapers, and a couple small spots on the boards, near fine lacking the dustwrapper. Fitzgerald&#39;s first book, altered considerably from the American edition. .

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

      Doubleday Page and Company 1921 - First Edition, First Printing. A stunning copy of this true first edition with the first issue point on P. 419. This early dustjacket has chipping to the edges and a piece missing on the bottom spine. This later state dustjacket resembles the first issue dustjacket with the same Doubleday picture on the front, but different back panel. The book is in excellent condition with slight wear to the edges. This is one of the nicest copies that we have seen of this true first edition. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy with an original early dustjacket. We buy Tarkington First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Alice Adams SIGNED

      Doubleday, Page and Company, Garden City New York 1921 - "Alice Adams" by Booth Tarkington. First edition, first printing with first issue point : "you" and "why" are transposed on page 419 line 14. Published by Doubleday, Page & Co., New York, 1921.Winner of the 1922 Pulitzer Prize for Novel (Fiction). Signed/inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "For Charles Sawyer, With the best wishes of Booth Tarkington, Kennebunkport, July 23, '21". 12mo [5" x 7 3/8"], 434 pp.The book is in good overall condition. Spotting to the front board with moisture stain on the rear board. There are a few tiny holes at the hinges of the spine. The boards are cracked at the hinges, exposing the webbing underneath. Foxing to the fore-edge of the textblock and to the first and last few pages. A brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket is included for protection and display. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(Pul-15) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ernestoic Books]
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        Alice Adams

      Doubleday 1921 - First Edition, First Printing. This scarce dustjacket is seldom offered on the market and is quite rare in any condition. The bad news is that this copy has been poorly restored by an unprofessional who didn't know what they were doing. Not only are pieces missing from the majority of the dustjacket, but the remaining original parts of the dustjacket have been glued together on a photo copy of the original dustjacket. The good news is the book is a true first edition. The binding is tight, with light wear to the edges. Most pulitzer collections lack this title so this is a filler copy. Trades and offers welcomed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME, INC. (MUSEUM OF MODERN ART) - - REPORT 1920 - 1921

      [New York]: Société Anonyme, 1921.. Large octavo. Printed pale pink-tan paper boards, paper label. Illustrations. Barely visible narrow crack extending down from crown of lower joint neatly mended, one lower corner slightly bumped, otherwise an unusually fresh, clean copy of this fragile book in lightly chipped glassine dust jacket. First edition of the first annual report of the innovative and influential organization founded to foster the increased promotion of modern art in the U.S. by Katherine Dreier, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, et al. This report includes the articles of incorporation, membership and committee rosters, by-laws, Treasurer&#39;s report, a catalogue of the reference library, lists of past and scheduled exhibitions and lectures, publications, etc. The text is accompanied by reproductions or photographs of works by members and associates. A fundamental document in the history of 20th century American art collecting.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        PLAYS FOR NEW YEAR SUKKOTH HANUKKAH PURIM PASSOVER LAG B'OMER SHABUOTH AND FOR OTHER OCCASIONS [ALL BY JEWISH WOMEN; 16 PLAYS FOR FESTIVALS AND HOLIDAYS; INDIVIDUALLY BOUND; HOUSED IN PUBLISHER&#146;S RED CLOTH SLIPCASE]

      Cincinnati; Dept. Of Synagog And School Extension Of The Union Of American Hebrew Congregations 1921-1929 - Original Wraps. 8vo. 12; 32, [4]; 24, [2]; 32, [4]; 16; 13, [4]; 25; 35; 13; 16; 20; 19; 19; 11; 27; 19 pages. 20 cm. Pastedown label on cloth slipcase: &#145;Plays For New Year Sukkoth Hanukkah Purim Passover Lag B'Omer Shabuoth And For Other Occasions. &#146; Every play of Elma Ehrlich Levinger dated 1923; her plays include: "The unlighted Menorah: a Chanukah fantasy of the time of Felix Mendelssohn, in one act"; "The light of Israel: a Chanukah play in four acts"; "A sick Purim; a modern Purim play in one act"; "Let there be light, &#146; a pageant in seven episodes"; "How Succoth came to Chayim; a modern play in one act"; "Ruth of Moab; a springtime play in one act"; "The golden staff; a Succoth operetta" with music by Samuel Goldfarb. By Samuel Schulman and Sara Miller: "The spirit of Judaism: a pageant". By Ruth Atlas Binstock: "Harvest festival; a pageant in four scenes". By Miss Eva Herbst: Ruth; a harvest pageant". Plays by Fannie Barnett Linsky: "America and the Jew; a pageant for Thanksgiving day"; "A Purim fantasy, a play in one act"; "The Sabbath angel. A play in two acts"; "Old pictures in new frames. A group tableaux for any holiday"; "The counting of the days; a Lag b'Omer cycle"; "Happy New Year; a play in one act, a prologue and an epilogue. " All plays published by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations Department of Synagogue and School Extension, which was initially established as the Department of Synagogue Extension in 1903, to provide for and advance Sabbath schools for the instruction of the young and to aid and encourage the development of new and young congregations. Elma Ehrlich Levinger (1887 &#150; 1958) "Active in an array of Jewish women&#146;s and youth organizations, Elma Ehrlich Levinger was also the author of over thirty books for children and several for adults&#151;all of which emphasize the importance of maintaining Jewish identity in America. Levinger used both drama and the short story as a means of educating young people and women about Jewish history and traditions, hoping to encourage them to participate in Jewish social life. " (Jewish Women&#146;s Archive Encyclopedia) . Subjects: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Drama. Hanukkah - Drama. Sukkot - Drama. Ruth (Biblical figure) - Drama. Sukkot - Drama. Purim &#150;Drama. Jewish drama. Tableaux, Religious. Rosh ha-Shanah - Drama. All plays are listed on OCLC; however, none exceed 15 listings. No listings on OCLC for a boxed set such as ours (extra space in the box suggests that it may have been designed to hold other titles as well) . Light rubbing to cloth of slipcase, with rip to corner of lid; wraps of two plays lightly soiled, otherwise all plays near fine. Very Good+ Condition. (MX-36-22) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten

      Verlag von Bernhard Kagan, Berlin 1921 - 382 pages with diagrams, tables and plates. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5") in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Volume 1 with out index, with supplement Das Problem-Heft Schach in Deutschland (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6073) First edition. Bernhard Kagan, Polish born German amateur who lived in Berlin and published Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten in the years 1917-32. This chess magazine first appeared as a quarterly and then monthly in the years 1921-32. It was published in Berlin and used as a vehicle for giving many master games and articles by such writers as Grunfeld, Tartakower, Tarrasch, Nimzowitsch, Reti and Spielman. Many of the great tournaments of the period appeared in supplements to the magazine. It died when Kagan himself died in 1932. (Golombek: 157) Condition: Corners bumped, some rubbing to hinges, pages age toned, bound without original wrappers, else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        The circle. A comedy in three acts.

      George H. Doran [1921], New York - First American edition, 8vo, pp. 92; original grey paper covered boards, printed paper spine label, dust-jacket; leaning slightly, edges browned, 1 inch split at lower joint, endpapers darkened, a few chips and tears at jacket edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        An Argosy of Fables. A representative selection from the fable literature of every age and land.

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1921 - Large octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, titles to spine gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. With 24 tipped in colour plates. Large Paper Edition of 365 copies of which this is number 22 signed by the illustrator. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Jocaste & le chat maigre

      Éditions de la Banderole 1921 - In-8 broché, couverture rempliée, 222 pp., ouvrage richement illustré de 31 pointes sèches de CHAS LABORDE, tirage à 761 exemplaires numérotés, le nôtre est un des 15 EXEMPLAIRES (n°21) SUR VIEUX JAPON (après un exemplaire unique, et 5 exemplaires sur Whatman), on joint le prospectus pour 'Moralités légendaires', de Jules Laforgue, vignettes de Daragnès, chez le même éditeur ; très bel état. Chas Laborde [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Love among the chickens

      Herbert jenkins 1921 - London blue cloth Ist issue ,6 titles ending indiscretions of archie 7/6 .NF/F .The book has the usual toasting of pages from the cheap paper ,no foxing or inscriptions ,square with no marking to boards .The wrapper is the 3rd issue and is identical to the Ist issue except the lady of the lawn is 2/- not 7/6 on the rear flap and the rear panel is bordered in green not red ,becoming rare . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        A Gentleman of Leisure

      Herbert Jenkins 1921 - London 1921 blue cloth 6 titles at front F/NF. The book is square ,no inscriptions, rubbing ,stains or foxing. The paper is cheap post war which is toasted to a light brown ,two pages have small area of brown discolouration, approx 2mm .The paper was so cheap that it discoloured very easily .A lot of these early titles were read when people smoked or ate biscuits so its rare to find a copy in this condition . The wrapper is the second issue ,identical to the first except rear panel has green border not red ,Malcolm Sage has no price as against the first which states 7/6 and the Rain Girl is 2/6 instead of 6/- .The wrapper has two small chips on front panel and short closed tears ,no soiling, the apparent soiling on the front panel is caused by slight ripple shadow .An interesting item,as have only recently become aware there was a second issue. I believe that this title is far rarer than Love among the Chickens which turns up fairly regularly. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Aus dem Reigen-Process 1921.

      - Berlin, Verlag Neue Kunsthandlung 1921. Folio (40,8 : 30,7 cm). 2 Bl. Titel, Druckvermerk u. Inhalt sowie 14 Lithographien, davon 13 von Orlik handschriftlich signiert, alle unter Passepartout. Illustr. Orig.-Halbleinenmappe. Eines von 30 römisch numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan. (Gesamtaufl. 180 numer. Ex., davon 150 auf Bütten). - Die Lithographien entstanden bei den Prozessverhandlungen anlässlich der Uraufführung von Schnitzlers "Reigen" (am 23.12.1920 i [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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