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        Eight ALS by Lev L'vovich Tolstoy (1869-1945), the son of Lev Tolstoy, to Jacques Patin (1883-1948), the editor of Figaro

      Paris and Wiesbaden, 1921. Eight single leaves, some folded. Very good, with exception of one letter, with tear and some loss to text. The son of Lev Tolstoy, Lev L'vovich Tolstoy was a firm believer in his father's ideals in his youth, but later became increasingly opposed to his philosophical and ethical ideas. He studied sculpture with Rodin and tried, without success, to become a published writer, as well as writing about his childhood and impressions of his father. In 1918 he emigrated, living in Paris before eventually settling in Sweden. The letters included here date to a period when he wrote articles on his father and was making a difficult living as a journalist. Among other things, they contain his negative reaction to his mother's memoirs, discuss his own writing and plans to publish his recollections, and detail his financial woes. "Je prends la liberté de vous envoyer pour le Figaro un article littéraire, souvenirs personnels sur mon père et deux de ses nouvelles. Vous me rendriez un grand service en les publiant le plus tôt possible, car hélas je dois exister du journalisme." - "Je me permets de vous envoyer ci-jointes quelques pages sur la nouvelle posthume de mon père Le Diable. Je parlais de cette ?uvre dans un article sur la Sonate à Kreutzer, qui a été publié dans le Journal, mais la rédaction n'a pas voulu publier ces pages qui sont pourtant intéressantes. Peut-être pourrez-vous en faire usage en les publiant dans le Figaro ensemble avec le chapitre qui parle des ouvrages de Tolstoï pour le théâtre [...] Je vous suis très obligé pour l'aide que vous m'avez donnée pour la publication de mes souvenirs ainsi que je remercie Monsieur Robert de Flers pour l'article qu'il a publié dans le Figaro. [...] Maintenant, comme je suis sans argent à ce moment et le change est très déplorable pour notre séjour ici, je vous prierais d'avoir l'extrême obligeance de me faire envoyer ici 300-400 francs avec le premier courrier." - "Ma Vie c'est une ignoble escroquerie littéraire et il faut le dire carrément. Le publique est dupé. On achète ce petit livre croyant lire quelque chose de Tolstoï, sa vie, tandis que cela n'est qu'un récit d'une baba russe, un récit d'une langue russe magnifique, mais un rien comme intérêt [...] littéraire.".

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        C. Sallustio Crispo - La guerra di Giugurta recata in italiano col testo a fronte ed annotata da Vincenzo D'Addozio

      G. C. Sansoni Edotore - Firenze, PRATO 1921 - Piccola biblioteca per la diffusione degli studi classici INTERLINGUE Tascabile degli anni '20 in stato discreto, coperta in cartoncino, bordo e punte consumati con strappetti, lacerazione sul dorso, fioritura sparsa, cerniera appena allentata, tagli leggermente bruniti con barbe, macchia su quello concavo, margine concavo di diverse pagine macchiato, presenza di marginalia. Fa parte della collana Piccola biblioteca per la diffusione degli studi classici. Nuova tiratura. Solo Tomo I. Lingue: Italiano, Latino a fronte.

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        L'homme qui assassina.

      Paris, Cres, 1921. - circa 25 x 20 cm. 2 ff., 231 pp., 2 ff., with 47 compositions dessinees et gravees sur bois par Gerard Cochet Contemporary red morocco with green inlays and decorations, in a decorated leather jacket (original covers bound in) "Number 727 printed on "velin pur fil Lafuma" - here in a very elegant and sumptuous binding signed A. N. P. - Front cover with a star and half moon under ribands, like an order. Wrapper in red leather with green decorated papers on covers. - Half-title with a long and fully signed dedication by the author who confesses that he has never seen such a nice copy of his own book. " "- Just minor browning, original wrappers fine, crisp and very beautiful. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BUNTY AND THE BOO-BOOS

      Valentine & Sons, Ltd., Dundee; London; Montreal 1921 - Attwell, Mabel Lucie. BUNTY AND THE BOO-BOOS. Dundee; London; Montreal: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., [1921]. First edition. 24mo - 4-5/16" x 5-9/16". Dark green paper covered boards with dark green lettering to upper board and spine, a color pictorial paste-on to upper board and with the slightest touches of wear and discoloration for a truly magnificent copy of the book. Green line drawing illustrated endpapers with the "This book belongs to." box not filled in and with light foxing to the front and back free endpapers. [52] pp. This is a sweet little story about a little girl, her dog and her doll and their collective adventures with the small, green, sprite-like fairies called the Boo-Boos. Illustrated by Attwell with fourteen full page color plates and numerous green line drawings of the various cast of characters from the story. Scattered and almost imperceptible foxing on a few text pages. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. Only two copies located on OCLC/WorldCat. RARE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        AFFICHE : COMPTOIR DE MATERIAUX DE CONSTRUCTION BERNE S.A.

      - Date : 1921 Dimensions : 91,5x128cm Imp : Wolfsberg, Zurich Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Werksverzeichnis der Radierungen von 1968-1978. Band 2 Herausgegeben von der Galerie Stübler, Hofheim

      80 Blatt mit 24 Tafeln und zahlreichen kleinformatigen Abbildungen sowie einem Photoportrait. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Dunkelgrüner Original-Ledereinband mit SIlberprägung. das Buch an den Kanten berieben, ansonsten sauber und frisch, Band zwei des Werkverzeichnises. Eines von 50 Exemplaren der Ausgabe B WV mit vier nummerierten und signierten Original-Radierungen, hier die Nummer 26/50. Mit Texten von Georg Hensel, Bernd Krimmel, Eberhard Schlotter und Hans Wollschläger. Eberhard Schlotter (* 3. Juni 1921 in Hildesheim - + 7. September 2014 in Altea) war ein bekannter deutscher Maler und Graphiker.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Catalogue of an Exhibition of Arab Portraits by Eric H Kennington With a Prefatory Note by TE Lawrence

      7 pages of introductory note, and three pages of catalogue. The whole made up to 16 pages with title page and advertisements for artist's materials and the like. Small square 4to. (c. 14.5 x 11.4 cm), original buff printed wrappers. London, Ernest Brown & Phillips, the Leicester Galleries. October,

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        Le Problème Islamique. Conférence de M. Massignon [ Présidence de M. le général Malleterre - Séance du Lundi 9 Mai 1921. Comité National d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques ] [ Edition originale ]

      1 brochure in-8, Imprimerie d'Etudes Sociales et Politiques, s.d. [ 1921 ], 34 pp. Très rare exemplaire de cette conférence de Louis Massignon (1883-1982). Suite à la conférence de Massignon, un débat est ouvert avec divers intervenants, dont Mahmoud Bey Salem et M. Maksoudof. Etat très satisfaisant (couv. lég. frottée) Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        The Army Quarterly Vol II No 1

      Edited by Major General G.P. Dawnay. First edition, 8vo., with the initial fourteen pages of advertisements and the subscription form loosely tipped in, original red wrappers, lettered in black, spine a trifle chafed. London, William Clowes & Sons, Ltd. April,

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        DICCIONARIO UNIVERSAL ILLUSTRADO LINGUISTICO E ENCYCLOPEDICO.

      - Dirigido por . João Romano Torres & Cª Editores. Lisboa. 1921. 11 volumes de 24x17 cm. Com 854, 863-i, 892-iii, 984, 943, 976, 889-i, 958-i, 955-i, 1025-i e 694 págs. Encadernado. Obra de divulgação em que se tratam vários ramos da actividade e saber humanos, editada na primeira metade do século XX e publicada com o objectivo de disponibilizar às classes menos abastadas uma fonte de conhecimento criteriosa. Location/localizacao: 9-4-I-2

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        Moby Dick

      Dutton-Everyman's Library 1921 - A later printing from 1921 whereas the original edition is from 1907. Stamped and decorated red cloth binding with its original and scarce jacket. Small area of loss o the jacket's spine and some to the top of bottom of the spine as well. Three small chips to the top of jacket. Initials and date of 1921 on a preliminary page. #179 at the base of the spine and Everyman's Library listings on the rear panel. Scarce with the jacket and there are scant jackets for this title from this time period or earlier. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ink]
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        Los desastres de la guerra con Goya

      Hugo Schmidt Verlag 1921 - Los desastres de la guerra con Goya-Ed.Hugo Schmidt Verlag 1921-Ejemplar 349 de 500. Encuadernación en media piel y papel. Contiene 82 grabados. Con pequeños desperfectos en la esquina de las primeras hojas. Manchas de humedad. Medidas: 31,5 cm x 31,5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cruise of the Minnie Maud. Arctic Seas and Hudson Bay, 1910-11 and 1912-13. Compiled and translated by A. B. Reader.

      Arctic Exchange and Publishing, Quebec 1921 - xviii, 573 p. 24 cm. 75 b&w illustrations and 2 fold-out maps at rear, one by famed mariner Captain Bernier and the other by Alfred Tremblay assisted by A. D. Reader. Half maroon morocco and vellum-covered boards, stamped in gilt on the spine. All edges red. Repaired spine and corners. Repair to spine head slightly touches lettering. Scuff to vellum on front. Front pastedown has mark from removed label. Inscribed in a single hand on the recto of a frontispiece photograph to A. M. A. Bourgault by A. Tremblay and Capt. Bernier. Pages are neat and clean. Foreword by J. E. Bernier, Captain of the Minnie Maud, and preface by the translator. In addition to Tremblay's explorations and travels there is much Arctic lore, including a long chapter entitled "Historical Summary of Arctic and Polar Exploration." Eskimo vocabulary at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Works of Robert Louis Stevenson--Vailima Edition, 26 Volumes

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1921 - The collected works of Robert Louis Stevenson in 26 volumes, the "Vailima Edition," limited to 1030 sets in the United States, this being numbered 541. All volumes have bindings of blue buckrum with title on white pastedown on spine and deckled edges, are covered in original glassine wrappers, and are slipcased (except for Vol. 13, missing slipcase) ; also, 16 volumes are in original shipping boxes and the other 10 volumes are in brown publisher's wrap. All volumes are in very good condition; text blocks are clean and bindings are tight in all volumes, some volumes have uncut leaves and some have light wear to bottom and top edges; most glassine wrappers have small tears at edges. This beautiful edition contains Stevenson's writings from his most famous works such as "Treasure Island," "Kidnapped," "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, more personal titles such as "Memories and Portraits" and his travel writings such as "An Inland Voyage" and "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes." This set is a fine tribute to an author with a remarkable number of works and range of genres. Shipping may cost extra due to weight of item. Please call for more images. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Official History Of Australia In The 1914-1918 War. 12 Volume Set.

      Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1921 - 1942.. First Editions; Thick 8vo; var. pp. colour & b/w. plates, maps, appendices, indexes; original cloth to all volumes, gilt title on spine, pages edges browned and dusty, endpapers foxed, previous owners bookplate on front fixed endpaper of each volume, Volumes 1, 8, 12 are only fair condition, the other nine volumes range from good to very good. Most unusual to find a set of First Editions, given that the books were printed over a number of years and in many reprinted editions. Volume 5 is not only a first edition but the first part of the print run with the error relating to the comparative numbers of British and Australian reinforcements sent to France in the winter of 1917-18. By this mistake the diminished reinforcements sent by the British Government to France was made to appear much smaller than it actually was. The set has with it a letter dated 19th March 1937 explaining the mistake and providing two corrected pages. The letter is signed by C. E. W. Bean the Official Historian and author of six of the volumes.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        Gesammelte Werke in vier Bänden. 1.Bd.: Gedichte. Das Sinngedicht, Einleitung von Ricard Huch, 2.Bd.: Der grüne Heinrich, 3.Bd.: Die Leute von Seldwyla. Sieben Legenden. Erzählungen. 4.Bd.: Züricher Novellen.Martin Salander. Therese.

      (Bd.1): 797 (3) Seiten (Bd.2): 897 (1) Seiten (Bd.3): 785 (3) Seiten (Bd.4): 711 (2) Seiten 8, dunkelgrüne Original-Kalbslederbände mit dunkelrotem Lederrückenschild, goldgeprägten Rückentitel,u. reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung, Deckel mit zweifacher Fileten-Vergoldung, auf dem Vorderdeckel goldgeprägt. Signet (G.K.), Einbandentwurf E.R. Weiss, die Rücken ins Braune verfärbt, die Deckel gering lichtrandig, die Rückenschilder leicht berieben, Kopfgoldschnitt minimal angestaubt, insgesamt gutes Exemplar der Werkausgabe in der besseren Ausstattung in Kalbleder, im Format gegenüber der Ausgabe von 1921 etwas größer und mit neuer Zeichnung von E.R. Weiss, Sarkowski 895 A.

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        Signed letter from the American publisher of his book "Poems by Wilfred Owen."

      B. W. Heubsch, Inc, New York 1921 - A wonderful letter from publisher B. W. Huebsch to Mr. Joseph Cohen of U. of Texas discussing his decision to publish Wilfred Owen's book "Poems" in America (1921). In relevant part: "The book was brought to my attention in the course of its preparation for publication in London by Siegfried Sassoon and it was because of his relation to it, as editor and introducer as well as because of my admiration for the poems themselves, that i arranged with the London publishers for an American edition. In view of your need for a copy of my edition of the "Poems" (1921) I take pleasure in contributing the copy in my personal library." Signed B. W. Huebsch. Also included, and from the same collection, is a first American edition (the one published by Huebsch). Nothing ties that particular copy to this letter other than the fact that they were found together. Overall condition of the book is Fair, with much of the spine cracked (lacking the rare dust jacket), internal contents are generally in excellent condition. Fair. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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        ET L'AU DELA DE SUEZ (toute première édition de 1921) (dédicacé)

      LE FEU 1921 - Ouvrage de collection, l'un des rares édités en 1921, la première année de la parution, avant même que Brauquier n'obtienne le prix Catulle Mendes pour ce même ouvrage en 1923. Celui-ci est dédicacé par le jeune poète à son oncle Marius. 166 pages. Introuvable dans cette configuration. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        L?Habitation forcée.

      Paris, 1921 - Broché, couverture illustrée en vert et noir. 93pp, [3]pp. Tirage limité à 550 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 500 exemplaires sur vélin à la forme.Livre orné de 28 illustrations coloriées au pochoir par Jessie Marion King.L?histoire de Kipling fut publiée pour la première fois en 1909 dans Actions et réactions. Il s?agit ici de la première traduction française, par Louis Fabulet et Robert d?Humières.Ce livre, l?un des plus rares illustrés par cette illustratrice écossaise, témoigne de l?influence persistante de Beardsley et s?ancre dans le parfait style art-déco.In-fine, un feuillet des ?uvres déjà publiées par les éditions René Kieffer.Bon exemplaire tel que paru. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nova phenix renascida. N.º 1, all published.

      Coimbra, Tip. F. França Amado, Successor, Julho de 1921. - Large 8°, original printed wrappers (very minor wear). Slight browning. Partially unopened; overall in very good condition. 32 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION, a COMPLETE RUN. According to Fernando Guimarães, this review, along with others such as Ícaro, A Tradição, A Nossa Revista, Bysancio, Conímbriga, Tríptico, and Labareda, mix tendencies which were still strong in the 1920s, among them Decadence, Symbolism, Literary Nationalism, and Saudosismo. These were to unite with the Modernism of the generation of Orpheu, preparing the way for the appearance of Presença. Nova phenix was edited by Luís Vieira de Castro and published by Luís de Sousa e Vasconcelos. In an initial essay Manuel de Meneses (pp. 1-4) disparages authors such as Júlio Dantas, Antero de Figueiredo, Carlos Malheiro Dias, António Patrício, Sousa Pinto and Augusto de Castro, among others. In the same essay, Meneses affirms that the review proposes to analyze the state of Portuguese literature and contribute to its rehabilitation, stating that the review is not the organ of any coterie, and does not present any particular program. Four sonnets by João Cabral do Nascimento (pp. 5-8) are followed by an article on Russian ballet by Ernesto Gonçalves (pp. 9-16). There are two previously unpublished letters by Camilo Castelo Branco to José Cardoso Vieira de Castro (pp. 17-9), and Luís Vieira de Castro contributes a piece of short fiction titled "Espiritual" (pp. 20-5), as well as an essay "Ideias & factos, cronica: a melhor obra de Camillo" (pp. 29-31). Álvaro Manso de Souza provides three sonnets with the collective title "Poemas Orientais" (pp. 26-8). Finally, Manuel de Meneses contributes a brief resumé of the recent "Vida Literária e Artística" (pp. 31-2), which includes favorable mention of Eugénio de Castro, Fialho de Almeida, and Aquilino Ribeiro, as well as the painter Eduardo Viana. Ruy Coelho's opera Auto do Berço, performed at the Teatro São Carlos in Lisbon, was judged unsuccessful, though the composer's talent was considered admirable.*** Pires, Dicionário das revistas literárias portuguesas do século XX, pp. 219-20, correctly transcribing the title of this review; Dicionário da imprensa periódica literária portuguesa do século XX, I, 256-7, succumbing to the pedantry of the Porbase and Biblioteca Nacional cataloguers in calling this Nova fenix renascida. Clara Rocha, Revistas literárias do século XX em Portugal, pp. 368-9, 643. Carneiro da Silva, Jornais e revistas do Distrito de Coimbra. Serpa 851. Almeida Marques 1463. See also Fernando Guimarães, Simbolismo, modernismo e vanguardas (1982). Porbase locates copies at the Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto, Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra, and Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. It is typical of this otherwise very useful resource's pedantic approach to cataloguing, that one gets no "hits" by searching "Nova phenix" - not even a cross reference; to find it, one must search under the newer, politically correct orthography, "Nova fenix". Not located in Copac. Not located in Hollis or Orbis. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Boy's Life of Edison

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1921. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated. With autobiographical notes by Thomas Edison. Boldly signed on the front free endpaper, "Thomas A. Edison Christmas 1930." In near fine condition. Second edition. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor who developed many devices including the motion picture camera, the phonograph and the electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and because of that, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

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        COMUS

      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. COMUS by John Milton. NY & London: Doubleday and Heinemann. no date [1921]. 4to (7 3/4 x 10 1/4"), green cloth, top edge gilt, spine slightly dull else near Fine. 1st U.S. edition. Illustrated with 24 very beautiful tipped-in color plates with lettered guards, 37 line illustrations and pictorial endpapers. Some wonderful work by Rackham, one of his less common titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il canzoniere. 1900-1921.Trieste, La Libreria Antica e Moderna, 1921.

      Trieste, La Libreria Antica e Moderna 1921 - Cm. 18, pp. 222 (10). Sulla carta preliminare bianca si trova applicato il foglietto di errata-corrige contenente cinque correzioni e una variante. Con firma di possesso di Umberto Saba (Trieste 23/02/1928) alla carta preliminare bianca. Asportazione di un lembo di carta bianca nella carta preliminare sopra la firma dell"A. verosimilmente effettuata per cassare il nome del destinatario della dedica. Segue in fondo alla pagina una diversa firma di possesso. Brossura orginale. Timbretto di catalogazione privata nella parte bassa della quarta di copertina. Trascurabili segni del tempo (senza mende) alla brossura, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Questa celebre raccolta poetica è divisa in dieci sezioni: Poesie dell"adolescenza, 1900-1903; Voci dai luoghi e dalle cose, 1904-1905; Poesie fiorentine, 1905-1907; Versi militari ,1907-1908; Casa e campagna, 1909-1910; Trieste e una donna, 1910-1912; La serena disperazione 1912-1914; Poesie scritte durante la guerra (s.d.); Cose leggere e vaganti, 1920; L"amorosa spina, 1921. Rarissima prima edizione tirata in 500 esemplari non numerati (indicazione sul verso della pagina di titolo). Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi, 407. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von 9 Broschüren.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1914-1921. - 8vo. Originalbroschuren. Beinhaltet folgende Schriften: 1) Karski, J. Das Rätesystem. Vortrag. Essen, Bezirks-Sekretariat der 'Kommunistischen Partei' für Rheinland-Westfalen, 1919. 2) Karski, J. Was ist Bolschewismus? Bezirks-Sekretariat der 'Kommunistischen Partei' für Rheinland-Westfalen, [1920]. 3) Palyi, Eduard. Der Kommunismus. Berlin, Brandus, 1919. 4) KPD. Das Zuchthausurteil gegen Karl Liebknecht. Wörtliche Wiedergabe der Prozeßakten, Urteile und Eingaben Liebknechts. Berlin, Verlag für Sozialpolitik, 1919. 5) Stieklow, Georg. Die Bakunistische Internationale nach dem Haager Kongreß. Stuttgart, Dietz Nachf., 1914. 6) Lange, Paul. Lohnarbeit u. Kapital während des Krieges. Leipzig, Leipziger Buchdruckerei, 1917. 7) Levi, Paul. Was ist das Verbrechen? Berlin, Seehof, 1921. 8) Kautsky, Karl. Ueberzeugung und Partei. Leipzig, Leipziger Buchdruckerei, 1916. 9) Adler, Friedrich. Die Erneuerung der Internationale. Aufsätze aus der Kriegszeit. Wien, Brand, 1918. - Die Umschläge teilweise etwas lädiert, in gutem Zustand.

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        Collection of original ink drawings for Songs from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

      [1921] 1921 - One gouache and watercolour painting and 39 ink and pencil drawings of varying sizes and formats. Watercolour and gouache banner (152 x 498 mm), featuring Alice and numerous other characters, signed by Folkard with initials in the lower right corner and mounted on grey card (542 x 190 mm; framed). Collection of original preliminary artworks by Charles Folkard for the songbook "Songs from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass". First published in 1921 by A. & C. Black, London, the book featured Carroll's words put to music by Lucy Etheldred Broadwood and illustrated throughout by Folkard. This collection contains: 1. Watercolour and gouache banner (152 x 498 mm), featuring Alice and numerous other characters, signed by Folkard with initials in the lower right corner and mounted on grey card (542 x 190 mm; framed). 2. Tracing paper copy of the same banner 3. Title page design (205 x 155 mm) 4. Titles in italics (232 x 75 mm) 5. Titles in italics (231 x 120 mm) 6. Pictorial design for the half-title featuring Alice and other characters (257 x 190 mm) 7. Pictorial design for the half-title featuring Alice and other characters (205 x 135 mm; framed) 8. Decorative border featuring the Mad Hatter, the Easter Hare and other characters. (415 x 290 mm) 9. Decorative border featuring the Caterpillar, Bill the Lizard, and other characters. (389 x 263 mm) 10. Decorative border featuring the White Rabbit and the Queen of Hearts et. al. (522 x 380 mm) 11. Decorative border featuring Tweedledum and Tweedledee, et al. (535 x 375 mm) 12. Decorative boarder featuring Humpty Dumpty and Alice and the Sheep in a small row boat 13. Design for pictorial endpapers, featuring Alice and the Gryphon (239 x 216 mm) 14. Design for pictorial endpapers, featuring the Mock Turtle (273 x 216 mm) 15. Verso of title page, featuring the Dormouse (265 x 127 mm) Character designs: 16. Humpty Dumpty (220 x 190 mm) 17. Queen of Tarts (232 x 190 mm) 18. Alice together with the White and Red Queens (255 x 190 mm) 19. The Turtle (190 x 105 mm) 20. The Lobster, for "The Lobster-Qudrille" (190 x 120 mm) 21. Fish (190 x 110 mm). 22. Fish (190 x 130 mm) 23. Anteater (188 x 100 mm) 24. The Little Crocodile washing his tail (188 x 115 mm) 25. The Little Crocodile swimming (189 x 113 mm) 26. Playing cards painting roses (260 x 116 mm) 27. Dormouse in its pot (140 x 260 mm) 28. Old Father William (190 x 177 mm) 29. Moon and tea 188 x 172 mm 30. Dancing saltbox (203 x 186 mm) 31. Knave of Hearts with tarts (158 x 83 mm) 32. Spoons carrying bowl (180 x 75 mm) 33. "Drink me" bottle (162 x 131 mm) 34. Old man and sailor (103 x 65 mm) 35. Old man (67 x 60 mm) 36. Queen of Hearts (195 x 199 mm) 37. The Lion and the Unicorn boxing (framed) 38. The White Knight (c.170 x 105 mm; framed together with no.38) 39. Tweedledee and Tweedledum frightened by a crow (c. 170 x 100mm; framed together with no.37) 40. The White Rabbit (c.170 x 135 mm; framed) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ööpäev (24 Hours) [Poetry collection]

      Loodus (Nature), Haapsalu 1921 - Estonian language. Octavo 17 x 24 cm. Weight 80 gr. Wrappers, 48 pp. The Book is in Near Fine condition without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Little wrapped cover corners, back cover minor corner piece is lost, front cover minor cover piece is restored (pasted). Book was born out of a collaboration between writer and artist. They were both 20 years old in most beginning of a creative way when the book was published and met while studying in Higher Art School Pallas in Tartu. "Ööpäev" is Oengo's one of the first experiments in free verse poetry, but author preserved main aspects of his writing style - writing with simple genius about everyday life, all with verve and humour. Poems begin with prolog and talk about changing time of day - morning, midday, evening and night. Striking wood engraving book cover and five full-paged original woodcuts inside created by Estonian artist Aleksander Bergman (after 1940 Aleksander Vardi) (1901-1983), who is considered as the most outstanding Estonian impressionist. Work on this book's illustrations refers to artist's first years of study in Pallas when his wood- and linocut works showed the influence of Expressionism. Present scarce book is one of the few remained very interesting examples of this artist's creation period, because most of works made in the Pallas studio were destroyed during World War II. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Baltic Bouquiniste]
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        PETER RABBIT BOX

      - [POTTER,BEATRIX]. THE PETER RABBIT BOX. Featured here are 3 books after Potter by Alma Hudson published by Cupples & Leon (1921) and a Peter Rabbit toy. Each book is 12mo (5 x 6 1/4"), boards, pictorial paste-on, Fine in dust wrappers, housed in their original box with color plate on top. Each book is illustrated in color after Potter by Richard Hudson. Titles include: PETER RABBIT IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND, PETER RABBIT AT THE CIRCUS and PETER RABBIT AND THE FAIRIES. ALONG WITH THE BOOKS IS A 6 INCH CELLULOID PETER RABBIT TOY! A wonderful and very scarce Potter item in excellent condition. Not in Quinby or Linder. [a] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The circle. A comedy in three acts

      London: William Heineman, 1921. FIRST EDITION. including half-title. Original printed wrappers, brown lettering to covers and spine, with publisher's advertisements to verso of top wrapper and both sides of bottom wrapper; without the binder's leaf before the first blank. Small slip tipped onto verso of title, from the Samuel French company, regarding representation fees. First few gatherings slightly loose, else fine. First edition, first binding state. The Circle, with its heroine leaving her husband and running off with her lover, is considered by far to be Maugham's best play. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 106; Stott, A24a; NCBEL, 4, 664.

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscript]
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        Corriere della Laguna - 1921

      Soc. An. Veneziana Industrie Grafiche - Venezia. ITALIANO 0,06 Due giornali degli anni '20 in buono stato, composti da un foglio piegato a metà, testata illustrata in rosso, su prima pagina talloncino incollato con nominativo, cancellato a penna, del destinatario della copia, altro nominativo manoscritto a penna, alcune bruniture, pochi segni d'usura, tagli con barbe, pagine ben conservate. Con inserzioni pubblicitarie in nero. N. 6 con bella illustrazione in b. e n. N. 6, 1 maggio, e N. 8, 15 maggio 1921, anno I, del periodico Corriere dellla Laguna, direttore Prof. Enrico Mele. USATO

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        TANGLEWOOD TALES

      - (STERRETT,VIRGINIA)illus. TANGLEWOOD TALES by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Philadelphia: Penn (1921). Large, thick 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), blue cloth, pictorial paste- on, 261p., FINE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S BOX WITH COLOR PLATE ON COVER, and with original glassine as well. Box is slightly scuffed but VG+. First edition. 6 mythical tales from ancient Greece are illustrated by Sterrett with 10 truly magnificent color plates (with tissue guards), color pictorial title page, many lovely black & whites as well as yellow pictorial endpapers. Done when she was only 20 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) second book. She is often referred to as the "female Kay Nielsen"! After completing Tanglewood Tales, Sterrett became seriously ill and was forced to stop illustrating for several years. This is a beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Renoir et ses amies [With Original Drypoint]

      H. Floury. Hardcover. Paris, 1921. 4to, half morocco over cloth, 273 pp. With an original drypoint "Jeunes Filles Fleurissant Leurs Chapeaux" facing page 226, in fine condition. Original lithographed cover, "Tete de Jeune Fille," bound in. An excellent copy with some light normal toning to contents and wear to corners of boards. Drypoint is fine with no notable flaws. A scarce illustrated title, with 95 additional illustrations, including twelve in color. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1921. First Edition.

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        Die menschliche Komödie

      Amalthea, Zürich und Leipzig und Wien 1921 - Deutsch von Otto Gildemeister. Herausgegeben von Karl Toth. Farbphantasien von Franz von Bayros. Mit 60 farb. mont. Illustr. auf Taf. ; OHprgtbde. mit Kopfgoldschn. (Etw. gebräunt, tls. leicht fl.). Band 1 Hölle, XLII, 425 S. ; Band 2 Fegefeuer, 431 S.; Band 3 Paradies, 441 S.; Brettschneider 41. - Eines von 1100 Ex. der deutsch-italienischen Parallelausgabe. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 164. In Band 1 auf Widmungsblatt von Bayros hs. signiert. - Jede Seite von farb. Bordüre umgeben. Ausführung der Tafeln von Max Jaffé, Wien. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mahrenholz]
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        Thomas Münzer. Théologien de la révolution. Traduit de lallemand par Maurice de Gandillac,Dossiers des "Lettres nouvelles

      269 (1) Seiten 8, Broschiert Einband gering angestaubt, Rücken etwas gebräunt, Kopfschnitt leicht fleckig, ein kleiner Randanriß, Buchblock leicht gebräunt, auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz mit dreizehnzeiliger Widmung Ernst Blochs für seinen Freund Hans (Mayer) datiert II. 65, signiert Ernst, erste französische Ausgabe des in Deutschland erstmals 1921 unter dem Titel "Thomas Münzer als Theologe der Revolution" veröffentlichten Werkes, eine geschichtsphilosophische-historische Coda zu Blochs Frühwerk, dem "Geist der Utopie" (NKLL II, 785), die etwas süffisante Widmung wörtlich "Lieber Hans, auch in dieser Verkleidung der Deine, II., 65, Ernst. (Französische Schulerziehung: Bloch, sagte der Pauker, wenn du einmal ein berühmter Mann sein solltest, kannst du sagen: Jai été deux ans dans ca cinquiéme classe.) Er hatte Recht". Ernst Bloch (Ernst Simon Bloch, * 8. Juli 1885 in Ludwigshafen - + 4. August 1977 in Tübingen) war ein berühmter deutscher marxistischer Philosoph.

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        LE RESTE EST SILENCE...

      Pilon-Nourrit et C, 1921. Francese 0,15 Vissuto l'aspetto, esemplare che porta con dignità i suoi anni, legatura mezza tela, piatti in cartoncino parzialmente distaccati, con abrasioni, mende accentuate ai margini e dissolvenza del colore. Le pagine brunite uniformemente lente nelle cuciture. Discreto il complessivo stato di conservazione, presente firma di appartenenza. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Works of Joseph Conrad

      London: William Heinemann, 1921, 1921. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. 20 vols., 8-7/8" x 6", limited to 780 numbered and signed sets this being copy #674. Bound in fine 1/2 brown morocco, ribbed gilt lettered spines, spines tooled in blind, top edges gilt, others uncut as issued, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, overall a VERY GOOD set in an early binding. The definitive collected works of Conrad, including his own notes on his writings prepared especially for this edition.

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        ALICE ADAMS

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1921. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, second state of perhaps the most important novel by the Indiana author. Lacks front free endpaper, else a fine hardcover book in a very good dustjacket. The story of a social-climbing young woman, Alice Adams won the 1922 Pulitzer Prize for Literature.

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        Attaisnotie : stasti 1917-1920 (Acquitted : Stories Collection 1917-1920)

      Kulturas Balls (Voice of Culture), Riga 1921 - Latvian language. Octavo 15 x 18 cm. Weight 150 gr. Wrappers, 158 [2] pp. The book is in Near Fine condition, without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Book cover coated fine paper turned darker with time at edges, cover edges and spine ends show some fraying, light brown foxing spots on the cover, on the title and on first pages; internally text pages are clean. Great modernist cover design with archaic elements and 7 full-page modernist linocuts serving as chapter dividers by Niklavs Strunke. In present significant work author reveals a high concentration of thought, stylistic and figurative determination, entirely directed against bourgeois society. The text justifying revolutionary violence is a kind of document adopting with great artistic power the slogan "Viva Down" eliminating existing political order and with great fervor propagandizing social reforms. But writer's creation of this period in its content still remained somewhat spontaneous and anarchist expressing in the riot of personality who had been bullied and who in turn breaks the norms of bourgeois morality and law and rebells agains unequal world. Theme of organized struggle of the proletariat with the bourgeoisie will be raised in author's further works. Linards Laicens (1883-1938) is considered as central figure of the Latvian avant-garde, one of the most eminent personalities in Latvian modernist literature. Important organizer of the legal workers’ press and of revolutionary culture in bourgeois Latvia he edited cult leftist avant-garde journals Kreisa fronte (The Left Front) and Tribune (The Tribune). Laicens creativity imbued with the ideas of the revolutionary struggle and hatred of capitalism. Niklavs Strunke (1894 – 1966) versatile, prolific and outstanding artist, representative of radical phase in Latvian avant-garde. His art is known by a peculiar blend of Cubist and Constructivist influences with a distinct leaning towards the Italian trend of Pittura Metafisica (metaphysical art), unique in Latvian context. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Baltic Bouquiniste]
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        Reinecke Fuchs. Zwölf Gesänge. Mit Rahmen, Initialen und Bildern gezeichnet und radiert von Otto Schubert. Dreissigster Druck der Marees-Gesellschaft, herausgegeben von Julius Meier-Graefe.

      302 Seiten (1) Blatt 4, Pappeinband, mit montierten Rücken- und Deckelschild, Einband etwas angestaubt, fleckig und am Rücken gebräunt, mit Lesebändchen, Buchblock nur am Kopf beschnitten, sauberes und frisches Exemplar auf van Gelder Bütten,,im Kolophon heißt es: " Dieser dreissigste Druck der Marees-Gesellschaft wurde im Frühling des Jahres 1921 vollendet. Die Radierungen druckte Alfred Ruckenbrod, Berlin, den Text Jakob Hegner, Hellerau. Es wurden 65 numerierte Stücke auf Japan und 185 Stücke auf handgeschöpftes holländische Bütten von van Gelder abgezogen. Ausserdem für die Subskibenten der Japan-Ausgabe eine Folge der Radierungen ausser Text auf Japan. Diese Folge wurde von Platten gedruckt, die im Text nicht zur Verwendung gelangten und Varianten der Textplatten darstellen.Die Exemplare auf Japan wurden handgebunden. Von den Exemplaren auf Bütten ist dies Nummer 33", darunter die Signatur des Künstlers Otto Schubert, Rodenberg I,370 Schauer II,88, - OTTO SCHUBERT, in Dresden geboren und gestorben, studierte 1906-09 an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden, 1909-13 Bühnenmaler am Hoftheater in Dresden, 1913 - 14 graph. Studium bei Emanuel Hegenbarth an der Dresdener Akademie, 1914-17 im Krieg, 1917/18 Meisterschüler von Otto Gußmann u. O. Hettner, Mitbegründer der Dresdner Sezession, Gruppe 1919, Drucke seines graphischen Werkes sind selten, da sämtliche Druckstöcke und Platten im 2.Weltkrieg zerstört wurden, seit 1945 in Dresden freischaffend

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        Two years in Kurdistan. Experiences of a political officer, 1918-1920.

      London Sidgwick & Jackson 1921 - First edition. 8vo., xii, 383pp., 24 illustrations, 2 maps (1 folding), original beige cloth lettered in black, original dust-wrapper, a fine copy. An important work written while Hay was serving in the Civil Administration of Mesopotamia ''always in more or less remote parts of the country'' Ghani p171; wilson p93. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        A vintage gelatin silver photograph (254 x 318 mm) of the West Australian Airways De Havilland DH-66 Hercules biplane G-AUJO, taking off from what may be Adelaide's Parafield Airport

      Norman Brearley founded Western Australian Airways in 1921 (called West Australian Airways from 1926). In 1929, WAA 'won a five-year contract for mail flights between Perth and Adelaide ... which it commenced that year using the much larger DH-66 Hercules aircraft. Reflecting the more leisurely pace of air operations in those days, the flight included two lunch stops and an overnight stay at Forrest, on the Nullarbor. Four Hercules were purchased' (raafawa.org.au). These four were each 'capable of carrying 14 passengers and considerable cargo, at a speed of 160 kilometres per hour' (ozaviation.com.au). G-AUJO, the first of them, was delivered on 1 June 1929. 'From January 1929, Australian aircraft began displaying the nationality and registration mark "VH". Aircraft previously registered G-A__ dropped the "G-A" prefix but retained the last three letters of their registration. Thus G-AUBA became VH-UBA. Because of the cost of re-painting aircraft, owners were given a period of twelve months in which to effect the change at the next major overhaul' (airwaysmuseum.com). Accordingly, this photograph dates from the second half of 1929. It is a wonderful image of the aircraft gathering height as it takes off, with a house in the near-background providing a sense of scale. The light over the hills in the distance completes the picture. Apart from a few trifling marks to the surface of mainly marginal areas, the photograph is in very good condition, now matted (using archival materials) ready for framing. The aircraft itself was very rare, as only eleven were ever built.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        1921 & 1922 & 1924 Wisden Hardbacks - Set of 3

      This lot is a Set of 3 Hardback Wisdens - 1921 and 1922 and 1924. The 1921 being a very hard year to find. In Good Condition. The 1921 has touched up gilts and restored hinges, otherwise very nice indeed with clean boards, the 1922 is a poor year condition wise , this one is better than average, it has a line to the spine but better than average hinges, the 1924 has some wear but very nice inside,mark to the rear board. 7/10s for their respective years, all photoplates within.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 - 1921 Original Hardback Wisden, VG, Very Rare

      1921. Hi and Welcome to our Store. Over the years I have picked up a few spare Hardbacks so listing them today. This lot is an 1921 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good+ Condition, a harder than people think book to find. This book is very nice, other than a mark to the bottom of the spine over the 1921 it is in sensational condition. No restoration. The boards are very nice and bright and mark free, the gilt is very bright, internally clean with great hinges, a couple of small cricket association stamps within but not in the way. Great Photoplate. Some wear to edge of page 196. A great price.

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