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        5 ALS.

      Vienna, 27.X. 1910 - 8.V. 1921. - 8vo. Altogether 13 pp. Fine letters to an unnamed friend. - Two letters on stationery with printed letterhead; letter dated 5. VI. 1920 with job marks in blue pencil by another hand. Holes punched in left margin (occasionally slightly touching letters).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        La Miniature Flamand au temps de la Cour de Bourgogne (1415-1530). Ouvrage publé avec le concours de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettre (Fondation Piot)

      Bruxelles & Paris,: G. Van Oest et Cie,, 1921.. 80, [iv] pp. Folio (27,5 x 36,5 cm.). Contemporary half green grained morocco; spine with 5 raised bands, gilt lettered, in compartments gilt decorated with floral motive; hand made marbled boards and marbled end-papers; top edges gilt; original printed wrapper bound in; preserved in a matching slipcase. With 103 fine plates in helio-engraving, depicting 153 miniatures. Title printed in red and black. ¶ A superb, and finely bound large paper copy, being one of the 25 copies printed on "papier à la cuve des Papeteries d'Arches". A very fine faultless 'de luxe' copy. Durrieu, “seigneur de l’histoire de l’art médiéval” was one of the greatest illuminated manuscripts specialist, who wrote many standard works in that field.

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      1921. 1. DONAHEY,WILLIAM. DOWN THE RIVER WITH THE TEENIE WEENIES. Chicago: Reilly & Lee (1921). 4to, green cloth, pictorial paste-on, 128p., endpapers and the 8 pages opposite the plates foxed, some finger soil, VG+. 1st edition of the second Teenie Weenie book. Featuring 8 fine color plates by the author (plus another color plate on the cover not repeated in the text) as well as a profusion of full page and smaller b&w's detailing the adventures of these little people in their miniature land.

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        How Plants Are Trained To Work For Man Complete In 8 Volumes

      New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company. NF/NONE. 1921. Hardcover. All eight volumes in this set are bound in brown cloth with gilt printing. All have gilt top edges, illustrated endpapers and intact tissue guards between the frontis and title page. Near fine set with some light shelf-wear to spine edges and corners and a couple of tiny marks to boards of a couple of volumes--really excellent condition for the whole set. Volume I is entitled Plant Breeding, 352 pages; Volume II is Grafting and Budding, 352 pages; Volume III is Fruit Improvement, 352 pages; Volume IV is entitled Small Fruits, 384 pages; Volume V is Gardening and has 352 pages; Volume IV entitled Useful Plants, 352 pages; Volume VII is Flowers and has 384 pages and Volume VIII is entitled Trees and also includes a Biography and Index. There are many color plates throughout all the volumes. "These eight volumes are not a compilation from the works or words of others, but a description of some of the results of actual work for the past fifty years among millions of living plants, including almost every one known to growers and many thousand species never seen in cultivation -- from the prefatory note. Very hard to find the whole set in this extremely nice condition!; Vol. 8; Color Illustration s; 8" x5 1/2" .

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      1921. [SKETCHTOUR ALBUM] Otani Sonyu. GOZAN SOSUI. [Kanao Bun'endo, Tokyo, 1921] Oblong 4to in size, 22.3 x 30.7 cm, green brocade over board covers, printed paper title label. Prefatory printed calligraphy by Tomioka Tessai and 41 prints designed by Sonyu, a recognised artist and priest at Nishi Honganji Temple in Kyoto. The table of contents only calls for 40 prints, our copy has two versions of the same scene with the same printed title, in very different styles at Pages 16 and 17. A beautiful set of views of China - this is the color woodcut album which was originally accompanied by a facsimile of the travel diary that his brother, the Abbott of Nishi Honganji, kept on their joint journey through China depicted herein. Very scarce, wonderfully well printed. The covers are worn on the outside, but the images are clean and lovely. The album is complete in itself but without the diary.

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        The House on the Borderland

      London: Holden & Hardingham, 1921 From Manuscripts, discovered in 1877 by Messrs. Tonnison and Berreggnog, in the ruins that lie to the South of the village of Kraighten, in the West of Ireland. Set out here with notes. In red cloth, worn & bumped to corners and edges, front cover has a tiny stain. Spine has title in black ink, edges bumped and rubbed, a little faded. Internally has 2 stamps of the Anglesey Police Recreation Club and an ink name!, light finger soiling to edge of half title, browning to page edges, [6], 11-251 pp, [1], lacks final blank. The first edition was 1908, this is the cheap edition of 1921. Uncommon. Published between 1908 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide. (WorldCat. COPAC). Two men camping in Ireland find a mysterious ruin and an old diary which tells of inhuman creatures from the bowels of the earth, a vision of the end of the solar system, and the unbelievable passage of thousands of years in an instant of subjective time!Hodgson, author, whose second novel, The House on the Borderland (1908), uses an account of a house ‘haunted’ by swinish invaders from another dimension as a bracketing device for a series of visions, which include a remarkable account of the cosmos revealed by contemporary astronomy and the future evolution of the solar system. See ODNB.

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        Meo Patacca. Commedia eroicomica in versi.

      Bragaglia., Roma. 1921 - In 4°, br., pp. 73. Ampi marg. Testate e finaline di Opolsky che firma anche la cop. Carta a mano girgia. Ampi marg. Lievi mende al d. Piccolo strappo lungo il marg. int. da p. 17 a p. 28 che non interessa minimamente il t. Cop. semi sciolta. Rara prima edizione. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens. With Drawings By Arthur Rackham

      Colour illustrations, in fine condition, bound in with captioned guards. Edges and endpapers tanned but inside mostly clean. Name and date (1921) on front endpaper. Map of Peter Pan's Kensington Gardens in front and back. Spine worn with at least 2 loose pages and some neat internal tape repairs. Outer spine split along back hinge. Red cloth with gilt embossed baby Pan on front. No dust jacket. 15 x 19.5 cm. No date (1921 or earlier). 133 pages. Main language English. No ISBN shown. Weight 432g. Offers always considered - please contact us.

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        Propos Subversifs / Sebastien Faure

      [Paris : Librarie Sociale], 1921. 1st Edition in this form. Description: 12 pts. Bound in one volume ; 18 cm. Contents: La Fausse Redemption; La Dictature de la Bourgeoisie; La Pourriture Parlementaire; Leur Patrie; La Morale Officielle... Et l'Autre; La Femme; L'Enfant; Les Familles Nombreuses; Les Metiers Haissables; Les Forces de Revolution; Le Chambardement; La Veritable Redemption. Subject: Anarchism - Anarchists - France - Politics and government - 20th century Very good copy in the original calf over marble boards, with gilt-blocked titling. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong

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        LES SEPT FEMMES DE LA BARBE-BLEUE (Seven Wives of Bluebeard and Other Fairy Tales)

      Paris: A. Ferroud. -- R. Ferroud, Successeur, 1921. Librairie des Amateurs. Fine. Exquisitely bound in full red levant morocco by Myriam (Marie de Jouvencel) for Mabilde, Rel. (about 10" x 7" x 1 3/4"). Handsome deep impressions of the ornate tooling on front and back covers. Spine in five panels with four high raised bands. Ornate tooling in three panels with author and title taking two panels. Gray leather doublures both gilt ruled; silk and marbled paper endpapers. All page edges gilt. Quarter morocc chemise and shipcase of marbled paper and leather mouth. Binding is in fine condition with little wear to chemise and some wear to slipcase which have done their job to keep this binding in sparkling condition. ________ Copy No 50 with multiple states of the plates. Illustrations by G.--A. Mossa. Lovely fairytail illustrations and lovely lead initials, head-pieces and tail-pieces. ________ A very handsome production with color, black & white and other states of the plates. Profusely illustrated. ________ An EXQUISITE BINDING from the Mabilde Bindery who also did work for Paul Bonet, this being a piece bound for them by Marie de Jouvencel. One of the finer bindings we have handled over the past few years! Will supply more pictures upon request.

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        Regimental Records of the Royal Welch Fusiliers (4 Vols Complete)

      Forster Groom & Co, 15 Charing Cross, London: Royal United Service Institution, 1921 (Late the 23rd Foot) In uniform blue cloth covers with RWF and Welsh Dragon in red to front covers, corners and edges very lightly rubbed, blind tooling to edges. Spines have tooling and titles in gilt, edges bumped lightly. Internally all volumes clean and tight NO inscriptions, numerous coloured, & B&W illustrations, maps etc. Volume 1 - 1689-1815, tissue guarded frontis, 324 pp. Volume 2 - 1816-1914 July, frontis of the Colours, 425 pp. Volume 3 - 1914-1918 France and Flanders, B&W frontis of the War Memorial, Wrexham, 498 + index. Volume 4 - 1915-1918 Turkey Bulgaria Austria, B&W frontis of Colour Presentation, 406 + index. A lovely set, not often found complete!

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        FLOWERING PLANTS OF SOUTH AFRICA (vols1-62; 1921-2011 complete)

      L. Reeve & Co.; J.L. Van Schaik;, London & Pretoria 1921 - A full run from the beginning of publication in 1921 up to 2011; volumes 1-62. [The flowering plants of Africa from volume 25 in 1945). 62 volumes bound in 57 books. 1,962 plates of which 1,040 hand-coloured (vols.l 1-26) after S. Gower, K. Lansdell, C. Letty, M. M. Pate, F. Sewell, E. Smith and many others; title-page vignettes, numerous illustrations in the text, photographic portraits of dedicatees in vols. 20-49; cumulative indexes in volumes 12 and 24, errata slips tipped to plate 17 and 1,933 and in vol. 45. (Various publishers as follows volumes 1-13: London: L. Reeve, Cape Town: The Speciality Press of South Africa; volumes 14-26: London: L. Reeve, Pretoria: J.L. Van Schaik; volumes 27-41; N.p.: Botanical Research Institute - Department of Agricultural Technical Services; volumes 51-60: Cape Town: National Botanical Institute; volumes 61-62: Pretoria: National Biodiversity Institute,) Mixed, but generally contemporary or original bindings, all in very good condition, vol. II has had a small repair to the leather at the base of the spine. Contents clean and tight. Bibliographic note: The first editor, Illtyd Buller Pole-Evans worked for the Transvaal government between 1905 and 1911, and from 1918-1939 as the Director of the Botanical Survey of South Africa. Pole-Evans edited the first 19 volumes, to be followed by Edwin Percy Phillips (vols 20-24), Robert Allen Dyer (vols 25-36), Leslie Edward Codd (vols. 37-42), and D.J.B. Killick (vols 43-49). The name of the periodical was changed as of volume 25 (1945-1946) to The Flowering Plants of Africa to allow for the incorporation of the plants introduced to South Africa by Pole-Evans's Central and East African expeditions of 1938. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Valley of Decision, The Fruit of the Tree, The Custom of the Country, Summer, Mother's Recompence, Twilight Sleep, The Children, Xingu, Here and Beyond

      First editions of Wharton's The Valley of Decision [2 volumes] The Fruit of the Tree, The Custom of the Country, Summer, The Marne, Mother's Recompence, Twilight Sleep, The Children, Xingu, Here and Beyond, A Motor-Flight Through France. Octavo, 10 volumes, rebound, gilt tooled, topstain gilt. Edith Wharton won the 1921 Pulitzer for The Age of Innocence, making her the first woman to win the award. Born Edith Newbold Jones, into privileged New York society, the saying "keeping up with the Joneses" is said to refer to her father's family. Her insight into society and psychology made for many intriguing short stories and novels. "Will writers ever recover that peculiar blend of security and alertness which characterizes Mrs. Wharton and her tradition?"—E. M. Forster

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        Les Amies - Filles *

      Le Livre, Paris 1921. - Reliure signée de Fonsèque 26 x 21, demi maroquin à coins, dos à nerfs avec pièces de titre et grand caisson central décoré, tête dorée, dos et couverture conservés. Ex-libris sur garde, menus défauts. L'un des 425 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande. Ravissant illustré cubisant de ce peintre suisse, et même vaudois, imagé avec beaucoup de finesse et soigneusement imprimé en deux couleurs, dans une reliure certes modeste mais proprette. Les Eve des compositions, fleurant un érotisme léger, sont protégées par des serpentes légendées - on nage en plein Eden.

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        Oeuvres complètes illustrées (15 tomes en 12 volumes complet pour cette édition) - Edition du Centenaire

      1921. Pierre Girieud, Alfred Lombard, Bernard Naudin, Félix Vallotton, Bourdelle, René Piot, Georges Dufrenoy, André Favory, André Dunoyer de Segonzac, Pierre Laprade. . Editions La librairie de France à Paris, 1921-1922-1923-1924 in 4 (23,5 x 19 cm), 398 + 425 + 404 + 110 + 460 + 316 + 287 + 515 + 457 + 460 + 507 + 589 + 713 + 400 + 312 pages Illustration de documents de l'époque et de portraits pour les volumes 8 à 12, et pour les 7 premiers volumes illustration de compositions en noir dans le texte et hors-texte ainsi que d'un frontispice en couleurs ou en noir dans chaque volume, oeuvres respectivement de Pierre Girieud, Alfred Lombard, Bernard Naudin, Félix Vallotton, Bourdelle, René Piot, Georges Dufrenoy, André Favory, André Dunoyer de Segonzac, Pierre Laprade. Reliure Editeur demi basane marron, dos richement orné de grands décors dorés, titre et mention 1821-1921 (Centenaire de la naissance de Flaubert) dorés, tranche de tête dorée. Exemplaire sur papier ordinaire non numéroté après les 762 numérotés sur Hollande et Lafuma. Oeuvres complètes de Gustave Flaubert en 15 tomes reliés en 12 volumes avec l'oeuvre romanesque, la correspondance (texte révisé et classé par M. René Descharmes), le théâtre, ainsi que des pièces diverses. La décomposition est la suivante : - Volume 1: La tentation de Saint Antoine, suivi de Smarh, La Danse des Morts, Rêve d'enfer - Volume 2 : Salammbô, suivi de Voyage à Carthage et notes diverses - Volume 3 : Bouvard et Pécuchet suivi de dictionnaire des idées reçues, L'album , Une leçon d'histoire naturelle, Préface aux premières chansons, Lettre à la Municipalité de Rouen - Volume 4 : Trois contes RELIE AVEC Théâtre (Le candidat, Le château des coeurs, Le sexe faible, Loys XI, La découverte de la Vaccine, Pierrot au Sérail, Une nuit de Don Juan) - Volume 5 : Par les champs et par les grèves (Pyrénées-Corse), RELIE AVEC L'Education sentimentale (1843-1845) - Volume 6 : L'Education sentimentale - Volume 7 : Madame de Bovary, Moeurs de province - Volume 8 : Premières oeuvres - Volumes 9, 10, et 11 : Correspondance (1829-1876) - Volume 12 : Voyage en Orient RELIE AVEC Correspondance (1877-1880) - Intérieur frais, reliures en bon état( coins, coiffes, mors) malgré quelques frottements, Bon exemplaire

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        Zsuzsa Bergengóciában

      (Budapest): Sacelláry, 1921. Quarto. (26)ff., + 22 plates. One of 500 numbered copies. A Hungarian ABC book with a poetical verse printed in red and black and a color illustration for each of the twenty-two letters in the Hungarian alphabet. The text is that of a fairy tale, and the brightly-colored illustrations reflect the fantastical elements of the story while incorporating elements of Hungarian folk art. Lajos Kozma was a well-known Hungarian Modernist architect, interior and furniture designer, and graphic artist who was interested in Magyar nepmuveszet, or the Hungarian national artistic tradition. He studied folk art in rural areas of Hungary and was influenced by the Wiener Werkstatte, founding the Budapester Werkstatte, the Hungarian version of the workshop, in 1913. Kozma completed the illustrations for this book in 1918, and they strongly reflect traditional Hungarian motifs. Light wear to extremities and owner's inscription to lower corner of title page, else fine in blue paper-covered boards, with gilt decorations to front cover and a gilt-stamped tan cloth spine.

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        La relève du matin *

      SPES, Paris 1921. - Broché, couverture illustrée rempliée. Tranches un peu jaunies avec petit accroc au dos. L'un des 465 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil Lafuma, après 80 divers papiers. L'un des quelques livres illustrés par Delaunay, soigneusement imprimé avec de belles marges et bien complet des serpentes légendées. Nouvelle édition, un an après l'originale, revue et augmentée d'un avertissement de l'auteur.

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        Embers - [Association Copy Inscribed from Rosenberg to T. C. O'Donnell, with an Original Detailed Caricature Portrait of O'Donnell in Ink]

      Portland, Me. , Smith & Sale, 1921. 1st Edition. Description: ix p. , 2 l. , 45 [1] p. , 1 l. 21 cm. Subjects: Rosenberg, Manuel, 1897- (20th century American cartoonist) . O'Hara, John Myers 1870-1944. A very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth spine, with marble boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling, with minimal wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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      New York, Grolier Club, 1921.. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES 1921, PRINTED ON SPECIAL PAPER BY THE CHISWICK PRESS. Thick large 4to, approximately 285 x 230 mm, 11 x 9 inches, 4 colour plates with tissue guards including the frontispiece "The Glad Day", 40 plates in monochrome and 12 reproductions in the text, mostly of title pages, title page printed in blue and black with small engraved vignette after Blake, pages: xvi, 516 including index and errata, plus last page with printer's device in red, original publisher's quarter blue morocco, gilt lettering to spine, contrasting blue buckram covers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight rubbing to spine, lower corners of upper cover slightly bumped, tiny abrasion to the bottom of lower cover, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Notes on My Books

      London: William Heinemann, 1921. First edition, no. 43 of 250 copies signed by Conrad. 8vo. 178 pp. Cream parchment backed boards. Minor soiling to spine, otherwise a fine copy of this fragile book. Smith, p. 111 . Fine collection of Conrad's Prefaces

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      Paris: Albin Michel, Les Grands livres du XXe SiËcle, 1921.. Large 4to. (33 x 25.5cm). pp.198, (i). 24 monochrome (varied colours) plates by Edouard Chimot, with tissue guards, some with letterpress captions, others with text in the plate. Printed paper or card covers with flaps. Original glassine d/w. Some browning from flaps off-set to free endpapers. Dealer's remarks in pencil to front free endpaper. String binding, a little loose as normal in a paperback book of this size (to make it easy to open fully), no loose or detached pages. O/w contents clean and bright. String binding sound. Half title. Title. A Fine copy in a slightly edge-worn glassine d/w. Text in French. Definitive edition. An edition limited to 432 copies, this being Number 303 of an edition limited to 355 copies (78-432) 'sur papier VÈlin d'Arches ‡ la forme. Albin Michel. Les Grandes Livres du XXe SiËcle. Paperback with string binding. First iIllustrated edition.

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        Portrait postcard signed.

      [Vienna, February 1921]. - 8vo. 1 p. Address in the hand of the recipient. An appealing knee-length portrait en face, from the Vienna atelier Edith Barakovich. - Slightly spotty.

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        Zum blauen Affen: Dreiunddreissig (33) hahnebüchene Geschichten., Die Silbergäule: Band 91-98;

      Hannover, Leipzig, Wien, Zürich: Steegemann, 1921,. - 209 (5) S., 18 cm, 1921. Orig. Pappband, 209 Seiten, 5 Seiten Verlagsanzeigen. Buchblock leseschief, Einband über beide Achsen etwas gebogen, Ecken und Kapitale bestoßen, Rücken verfärbt, Deckel lichtrandig und an den Rändern fleckig, hinterer Spiegel mit schwachem Motivstempel, Seiten durchgehend leicht fleckig, leichter Klammerrost. Brauchbares, sammelwürdiges Exemplar - textsauber Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1010 [Attributes: First Edition]

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      - [CATÁLOGO BIBLIOGRÁFICO SAMODÃES]. Enriquecido de notas bibliográficas e notícias de várias edições de muitas das obras descritas. E também de numerosos ?fac-similes? de portadas, frontispícios, páginas, gravuras, registos de lugar e de data da impressão das mesmas obras, etc. Redigido por? Com uma introdução pelo erudito escritor e bibliófilo Sr. Anselmo Braamcamp Freire. Tip. da Empresa Literária e Tipográfica. MCM XXI e MCM XXII [1921 e 1922]. 2 volumes. De 26x18 cm. Com 690 e 870 pags. Encadernações da época em tela (pele diabo) cansadas. Ilustrados. Exemplares totalmente anotados (manuscritos nas margens dianteiras em caligrafia regular a tinta); com o valor de venda de cada livro na praça. Location/localizacao: 8-8-E-12

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        GEOMETRIE UND ERFAHRUNG. [Geometry and Experience] [PP.121-131]

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1921 Einstein, Albert. GEOMETRIE UND ERFAHRUNG. [Geometry and Experience] [PP.121-131]. Julius Springer, Berlin, 1921. Erweiterte Fassung des Festvortrages gehalten an der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin am 27. Januar 1921. 8VO., 20PP. With 2 text illustrations. Original printed cream wrapper. First Edition. Weil 115. HBS52699. At 1921 at the Prussian Acedemy's commemorative session honoring Frederick the Great, founder of the Academy, Einstein delivered this lecture in which he summed up his views on the geometrization of physics and relativity and the relation of mathematics to the external world. Here he gave his famous answer to the puzzling question of why mathematics should be so well adapted to describing the external world: "Insofar as the Laws of Mathematics refer to the external world, they are not certain; and insofar as they are certain, they do not refer to reality" [D.B.S. Vol. 4, p. 330]. A fine copy. This is a mature work of Einstein, published when he was 42 years old, and in the year he received the Nobel Prize in Physics. . First Edition.

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        Le diable amoureux *

      Aux dépens de Camille Bloch, Paris 1921. - Broché 23 x 15, couverture de papier gris bleu avec vignette de titre contrecollée au premier plat, dos muet. L'un des 545 exemplaires numérotés sur Vergé d'Arches Publiée par un libraire-éditeur selon l'originale, cette nouvelle espagnole au thème éternel, servie par une imagerie à peine ironique (inspirée par celle de son prédécesseur Moreau Le Jeune ?) qui a bien vieilli, dans le bon sens du terme.

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        The Circle: A Comedy in Three Acts (First Edition)

      New York: George H. Doran, 1921. First American Edition. Fine in a Fine jacket that is very lightly dusted. Jacket is a variant from the one described in the Rothschild collection, with green lettering rather than brown. Basis for two films, the first in 1925 directed by Frank Borzage and the second in 1930 with the title "Strictly Unconventional." A superb copy, the best we have encountered.

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      1921 Moscow Gosudarstvennoe izdatel'stvo 1921 - first edition - 5000 copies printed - edited anonymous, Mayakovsky is not mentioned as auther - 18 x 13,5 cm - 70 pgs - original cover, stapled - very acceptable copy, name of previous owner on titlepage in handwriting - MoMa 355 (no image), Getty Cat. 542 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Obliques *

      A.Kundig, Genève 24.12.1921. - Broché 20 x 15, couverture imprimée rempliée, dos muet. Quasi neuf, non coupé. Sublime exemplaire de tête, à part le rarissime trio des Chine hors commerce, truffé d'un dessin prolongé d'un envoi vertical, tout au crayon, dans le sens d'un pendu représenté, tirant la langue comme la vôtre devant ce descriptif alléchant.Monogramme en rouge de l'auteur timbré (enfin, le premier pas le second) à la justification.En cinq papiers et vraisemblablement moins de cent vingt exemplaires c'est l'un des livres les plus rares et le plus diversifié de Barraud, en voici un bon choix:- L'un des 33 Hollande avec copieux envoi et autoportrait "à cheveux" avec mention de "vingt ans après", à l'intention de l'écrivain Vassily Photiadès- L'un des 33 Hollande avec envoi au poète Henry Spiess- L'un des 33 Hollande avec envoi au peintre Hans Berger, datée de janvier 1922- L'un des 57 Vergé anglais avec envoi à C-Henry Carey- 1 exemplaires marqués "HT" avec envoi à Georges Oltramare, daté de 1923.[Gindrat 9] Édition originale. L'un des 21 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Japon & MBonogrammé, outre 33 Hollande et 57 Vergé, en sus de 3 Chine hors commerce.

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        Ludwig Anzengrubers Werke : auswahl in zehn Teilen ; mit Lebensabriss, Einleitungen und Anmerkungen von Eduard Castle [10 volumes in 3]

      Leipzig : Hesse & Becker, [1921], 1921. 1st Edition in this form. Description: 10 v. in 3. : frontis. (port.) ; 17 cm. Contents:1. T. Ludwig Anzengrubers Leben ; Vom Lebensweg --2. T. Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld ; Der Meineidbauer ; Die Kreuzelschreiber --3. T. Der G'wissenswurm ; Doppelselbstmord ; Der ledige Hof --T. 4. Ein Faustschlag ; Das vierte Gebot --5. T. 's Jungferngift ; Die Trutzige ; Die umkehrte Freit' --6. T. Stahl und Stein ; Der Fleck auf der Ehr' --7. T. Der Schandfleck --8. T. Der Sternsteinhof --9. T. Dorfgange I und II --10. T. Kalendergeschichten. Subjects: Austrian literature -- Drama and theatre -- Poetry -- Fiction -- Novels -- Austrian authors -- Collected works. Series: Deutsche Klassiker-Bibliothek. Language: German. Notes: Preface dated 1921. Very good copies bound in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Light tanning to margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Edmund Stossl with his bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume.

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        Geschichte der Stadt Baden in Niederösterreich. 3 Bände in 22 Einzellieferungen komplett

      Verlag "Niederösterreichische Landesfreunde" (1921 - 1925), Baden - in 22 original Broschuren, gr.-8°, zusammen 1232 Seiten mit 490 Abbildungen im Text und teils auf Tafeln; unaufgeschitten; Zustand: sehr gut de 3000 Buch

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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" WITH NASH, John. ?Two Person Coperative Games? (Econometrica 21, January 1953), pp. 97-117

      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.

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        Monday or Tuesday

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. One of only 1000 copies. Includes 4 woodcuts by Vanessa Bell who also designed most of the dust jackets for Woolf's other books. A very good copy in illustrated paper covered boards with slight slant to the spine, some bumping to the corners of the boards and to the top corner of the text block, some offsetting to the endpapers and an attractive bookplate to the front pastedown. Still, a very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        L’ELEVEUR - REVUE CYNEGETIQUE ET CANINE Gazette des Chasseurs et des Cynophiles. Fondée en 1885 par Pierre Megnin.

      Paris,, 1921-1935.. In-4 p., 15 voll., mz. tela (legat. diverse). Di questo noto settimanale illustrato, di pp. 24, dedicato all&#146;arte della caccia e alla cacciagione, ai cani e al loro allevamento, alla veterinaria, ecc., offriamo: <br>& - un gruppo di 15 annate complete, dal 1921 (Annata XXXVI) al 1935. Mancano solo 2 numeri: il 1977 del 1923 e il 2498 del 1933.<br>& Esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Bottega delle occasioni]
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        Das Graphische Werk Max Pechstein

      Berlin: Fritz Gurlitt Verlag, 1921. Hardcover. Very good. #287 of 500cc. Lithograph frontis, 177pp. Boards darkened and a bit edgworn with a small stain to the rear and light abrasion to the front otherwise a very good copy. Lithograph frontis slightly darkened, but otherwise very good.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        ASHURA CHO^

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

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Two Typed Letters, signed, to Edward A. Filene, of the American Chamber of Commerce, regarding the work of the Commission in Germany

      Coblenz, Germany, 14 october, 1921 - The Interallied Rhineland High Commission was a civil body formed after World War I to govern occupied Germany on the Rhineland. During the summer of 1921, representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce had visited the Commission in Coblenz to voice their concerns about the lack of a European market for American exports - both agricultural and industrial. Following that visit, Stone writes this lengthy, and confidential analysis to Boston merchant Filene, outlining America's goals, the goals of the various members of the Commission, and the divergence of national interests amongst the allies. In particular, the policy of the French being to ensure its security against any future German aggression; the policy of the US, Stone reassures the Chamber of Commerce, being one of opening markets. Stone writes, prophetically: "The relations between France and Germany are the key to the situation in Europe at the present time." 4to. 10 pp., and a 3 pp. cover letter, on "Interallied Rhineland High Commission" stationery; the first with numerous corrections in ink; both marked "Personal" in pencil. Some wear at edges, slight soiling, old pinholes; overall, quite good. In green and grey morocco-backed clam shell box

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Philologische Wochenschrift. Konvolut folgender kompletter Jahrgänge: 41. Jahrgang 1921 / 43. Jahrgang 1923 / 44. Jahrgang 1924 / 46. Jahrgang 1926 / 47. Jahrgang 1927 / 48. Jahrgang 1928 / 49. Jahrgang 1929 / 50. Jahrgang 1930 / 51. Jahrgang 1931 / 52. Jahrgang 1932 / 53. Jahrgang 1933 / 54. Jahrgang 1934 / 55. Jahrgang 1935 / 56. Jahrgang 1936

      Verlag Reisland 1921-1936, Leipzig - 14 komplette Jahrgänge in Halbleinenbänden der Zeit, 4°, Exemplare gestempelt, Einzelbände auf Anfrage de 22000 Buch

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      Hamburg: Adolf Harms Verlag, [1921].. Small folio. Quarter gilt vellum and batik paper over boards. Three plates. Boards a bit sunned and rubbed at edges, small manuscript number in extreme corner of endsheet and blank, but a very good copy. First edition. One of two hundred numbered copies (of 250), illustrated with three original full-page etchings by Joseph Eberz, each signed in the margin by the artist, and signed by the author on the colophon. Published in the series "Die Drucke der Schönen Rarität" overseen by Niels Hoyer.

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        Quality Magic

      London: Will Goldston. 1921. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. F First Edition Collectible. H Hard Cover -. Good. Signed and inscribed by author to actor/director/screenwriter Peter Godfrey: "To Peter Godfrey, Esq. In remembrance of Okito Nov. 1951". Original white and blue pictorial boards (some rubbing to boards; some fading and darkening to covers; some browning to endpapers and text edges). Books signed by the pioneering deaf magician Theodore Bamberg (1875-1963), sixth in the Bamberg dynasty, who performed as Okito, are very rare. This extremely scarce title, Okito&#39;s first, was inscribed the year before the publication of "Okito on Magic". Signed: I Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Vashon Island Books]
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        Histoire universelle illustrée des pays et des peuples tome I à III

      Quillet, 1921. in4 Relié

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        SIMPLE COOKING PRECEPTS FOR A LITTLE HOUSE by Jessie Conrad. With a Preface by Joseph Conrad

      Privately Published 1921 - First edition. Number 53 of 100 copies, signed by Conrad. [8pp] in publisher's self wrappers. A near fine copy with a short repaired tear to the pages. The preface only to "A Handbook of Cookery for a Small House" by Jessie Conrad, subsequently published in 1923 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Travels in Arabia Deserta. Introduction by T.E. Lawrence. Preface by Rory Stewart. EDITION LIMITED TO 780 COPIES

      Folio Society, [2013]Together 3 vols., (2 vols. 8vo., plus map folder), First Edition thus, with numerous photographs and illustrations, and map in separate folder; handsomely bound in brown half morocco, marbled boards, gilt backs, gilt tops, silk markers, the whole housed in publisher's buckram slip-case lettered in gilt. EDITION LIMITED TO 780 COPIES. This splendid edition reproduces the author's map of the region (housed separately for easy reference) and all his original line illustrations, together with Lawrence's well-known introduction to the 1921 edition. IT IS ALSO THE FIRST EDITION TO BE ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS (from a previously unpublished contemporary archive). With a copy of the publisher's prospectus loosely inserted. An outstanding achivement.

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        Julian Alden Weir: An Appreciation of his Life and Works

      The Century Club, New York, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. Charles Erskine Scott Wood&#39;s copy, a gift from Julian Alden Weir&#39;s daughter. Bound by his daughter, Caro Weir Ely whose exquisite bindings had been exhibited the year before by The Book Club of California. This bound in full blue morocco with wide dentelles onto lovely endpapers. Finely ilt corners and spine, gilt page edges and signed to Wood in gilt on the front dentelle. Light rubbing to hinges and corners, browning to the added endpapers.& & Wood, a good friend of Weir&#39;s, has a letter to Weir that is quoted extensively in the book, and he has made a number of holograph corrections. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 039889. .

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        Gesammelte Werke in zehn Banden / Otto Julius Bierbaum ; hrsg. von Michael Georg Conrad und Hans Brandenburg [complete in 7 volumes]

      Munchen : G. Müller, 1921-1922., 1921. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: Bde 1-7 ; 20 cm. Notes: Only 7 volumes published. Contents: Bd. 1. Gedichte. --Bd. 2. Pankrazius Graunzer. Stilpe. --Bd. 3. Studeten-, Kunstler- und Marchengeschichten. --Bd. 4. Sonderbare Geschichten. --Bd. 5-6. Prinz Kuckcuk, Bd. 1-2. --Bd. 7. Reisegeschichten. Subjects: Otto Julius Bierbaum -- German literature -- German authors -- Collected works -- Fiction -- Novels -- Poetry. Note: Gothic typeface. Language: German. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked green cloth over bevelled boards. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Spines sun-toned with some light spots of foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Edmund Stossl with his bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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