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        A. J. Cain Papers. 2 boxes of material including manuscripts, letters and book contract

      Np, Nd.. Cain, A. J. 1921-1999 English evolutionary biologist. A. J. Cain Papers. 2 boxes of material including manuscripts, letters and book contract. Letters mostly with Cain's reply in copy, from Ernst Mayr (14 letters), Graham Bell, Charles Boewe (large group of letters), Peter J. Bowler, Robert Olby, C. C. Gillispie, Stephen Toulmin, A. C. Crombie, Steve Jones, R. R. Soval, Helen Spurway, Hank Wolda, J. Maynard Smith, Desmond King-Hele, Peter J. Bowler, Sir Cyril Clarke, and many others. Manuscript material includes: 68 page carbon with corrections of Cain's The Omphalotic Argument in the Early Nineteenth Century: Penn and Gosse; 31 page autograph manuscript signed of Cain's review of A. Desmond and J. Moore's Darwin. Much correspondence between Margaret DeLacy and Cain in regards to there DeLacy ME, Cain AJ. A Linnaean thesis concerning Contagium vivum: the 'Exanthemata viva' of John Nyander and its place in contemporary thought.. Much in re reprint of Cain's Animal Species and Their Evolution' including release of prior right holder and contract with Princeton University Press Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Orchard and Vineyard

      London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd.,, 1921. Octavo. Original cream cloth backed blue boards, printed paper labels to spine and upper board. With the dust jacket. Small bookplates to front pastedown. A superb, fresh copy with unopened contents. In the rubbed and toned jacket with some chips and professional restoration to the spine panel and corners. First edition, first impression of the author's third book of poetry. Uncommon in the dust jacket.

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        Stories of the East

      London: Hogarth Press, 1921. First Edition. Stiff Wraps. Fine-. First (and only) Impression. 8vo: [4],5-55,[1,advertisement]pp. Hand-printed by Leonard and Virginia Woolf and bound in stiff buff wrappers with Dora Carrington's memorable cover art of a tiger between two palm trees printed in red. About Fine, with just a bit of rust around the staples, featuring a rich impression of Carrington's engraving (which was used as the frontispiece to J. Howard Woolmer's bibliography of the Hogarth Press). The buff background of the wrappers is very lightly discolored around the edges, with trivial wear to extremities and a push to top and bottom of the spine, otherwise an excellent example of this scarce and fragile imprint issued in an edition of just 300. Woolmer 16. & Collects three tales: A tale told by moonlight, Pearls and swine, and The two Brahmans. Following its publication, Virginia Woolf wrote to her sister Vanessa in May 1921: "The Daily Mail says that Leonard has written one of the greatest stories of the world [Pearls and swine]. In consequence we are flooded with orders, and were photographed this morning for the Sphere." N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Full Size Details for a Store Building for W. H. Woodfield Jr. on Hyde St. and O'Farrell St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, November - December 1921. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size varies. 12 sheets. Job #94. 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.

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        The Etched Work Of W. Lee-Hankey, R.E. From 1904 To 1920

      London: L.H. Lefevre & Son, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Recased in modern blue cloth and marbled boards with title portion of original cover laid-down. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 11 pages in text. Limited edition, copy 62 of 110 [Edition de Luxe] of a total of 350. With an original etching, "The Book," signed in pencil by Lee-Hankey, No. 184 of a total of 187 presented, each with descriptive text. The signed etching, a trial proof of 110 were issued solely with this Edition de Luxe. His portraits of pastoral life, pacticularly, studies of mothers with young children are abundantly illustrated here. Partly unopened, laid-in original invoice from Quaritch to Frank Altshull, Esq., dated 25th May 1921.

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      SCHWARZ 1921 - R240053483: 163 + paginé de 165 à 326 + paginé de 327 à 464 + XVI pages - hors texte, aquarelles, en têtes, culs de lampe, lettrines, frises et ornements par Berne Bellecour, bonfils, fremond, fouqueray, galanis, jonas, lebedeff, raynolt - gravures sur bois par Aubert, Gasperni, Malcouronne, schmaechtens - cartes et plans en couleurs par trinquier - textes sur deux colonnes - titre + auteur dorés sur le dos. Tome 1 : de Liège à Verdun - Tome 2 : de la somme au rhin - Tome 3 : Les batailles de la délivrance - sommaire : les causes de la guerre - le prétexte - les effectifs et les forces en présence - opérations en belgique - opérations en Alsace et en Lorraine - opérations en Woëvre - première bataille de champagne - opération des dardanelles - bataille der verdun - bataille de la somme - les armes à tir rapide - l'artillerie - la surprise - le front sur la somme - la guerre de tranchées - la doctrine de la somme - offensive franco anglaise de 1917 - les allemands sont sur la marne - résultats des trois offensives allemandes - situation générale au 1er septembre 1918 - concentration de toiutes les forces alliées sur le front - préparatifs de la réducation de la poche de Montdidier - assaut final ETC. In-Plano Relié. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 944-Histoire de France varia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      3 pp. (mm. 180x112), datata: 2.II.21, su carta intestata ?Senato del Regno?, di 49 righe. Confidenziale. 1921 ?Illustre amico,/ Ella mi domanda se avevo pensato al possibile relatore dei due disegni di legge sull?Esame di Stato.. Le rispondo ora che gradirei come relatore l?on. Cuomo, il quale mi si è mostrato disposto a sobbarcarsi a questa fatica./ Il Cuomo accetta il concetto informatore dei due disegni, facendo riserve su particolari. Ma su questi ci sarà sempre modo d?intendersi. So che contro i due disegni vi sono, nella Commissione, molte prevenzioni. Ma, in verità, io non vedo per quale altra via si possa tentar il risanamento della scuola media italiana. Ciò che ho formulato in articoli di legge è nient?altro che il risultato degli studi e delle proposte fatte in questi ultimi anni dai competenti... cordialmente suo?. Ben conservata.

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        Herbert Krahmann und die Frauen

      Universal Verlag, München, 1921, - 1 154 Seiten 154 Seiten, Besitzvermerk auf Vorblatt, auf Deckel kleiner Bleistiftstrich, Deckelkanten fransig, recht untere Ecke ist rund (entweder original oder so geschnitten) Pappe

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        My Dolly's Home

      Published by Arts and General Publishers, London 1921 - , 12 pages, followed by 23 double-page colour scenes, including rooms of a house, and outdoor scenes, some with flaps to open door etc, complete with uncut two sheets of colour dolls at the rear, pocket at rear pastedown for dolls to be kept when cut First Edition , covers lightly rubbed at edges, some light spots to front and rear pages, internally nice and clean with moving pieces all in good working order, book in very good condition , pictorial boards with purple cloth spine oblong, 23 x 30 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Faust erster Teil. Eine Tragödie. (Signed, Limited Edition)

      München, Germany: Julis Schröder, Verlag, 1921. Einmalige Vorzugsausgabe von 190 Exemplaren. 216 Seiten,auf echtem Bütten gedruckt, 25 ganzseitige Orig.-Radierungen von Sepp Frank; signiertes (unterm Druckvermerk) und numeriertes Exemplar Nr. 177 von 190. Limited edition # 177/190; signed by artist Sepp Frank at limitation page. Gigantic, elephant folio: 13" x 16.5" [33 cm x 43 cm]. Cream colored vellum cover, embossed gilt borders and lettering with beveled interior boards, moderate wear, rub, bow, some discoloration. Black decorative endpapers. Thick, deckled pages very good, clean. Gilt decorated top edge. Twenty-five chilling illustrations and text are clean and unfaded. Bind solid, straight. Solid, well preserved example. 216 pages. Insured post.. Signed by Illustrator. Signed - Limited Edition. Full-Leather. Good. Illus. by Frank, Sepp . Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Book.

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        A Noble Fragment: Being a Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible. With a Bibliographical Essay by A. Edward Newton

      New York: Gabriel Wells, 1921 The first substantial book printed in the West was, appropriately, the most important book written in the West, the Holy Bible. Johan Gutenberg, inventor of the art of printing with moveable type, began his Bible around 1462, probably completing it in Mainz in 1455, with his partners on the project, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer. The text was the standard Vulgate Latin of Saint Jerome, the Biblia Latina. This work is known among bibliographers as the 42-line Bible. The first book ever printed remains one of the most beautiful books ever printed, a testimony to the meticulous care and artistry that Gutenberg applied to the work. Full black morocco by Stikeman & Co., in black cloth slipcase. The leaf in this copy is folio 168, Volume I, from the Book of III Kings (modern I Kings) 10:5-11:27. Folio. Printed in Gothic type. Two-line Lombard initials in red and headlines and chapter number in alternating red and blue, capital strokes in red. Printed in Gothic type. Two-line Lombard initials in red and headlines and chapter number in alternating red and blue, capital strokes in red. The provenance of the Bible used in this leaf book is as follows: Maria Elisabeth Augusta von Sulbach (1722-1794), wife of Carl Theodore, Elector Prince of the Palatinate, subsequently Elector Prince of Bavaria; Mannheim Hoffbibliothek; Munich Royal Library (de-accessioned in 1832 as a duplicate); Robert Curzon, Baron Zouche (1810-1873) and bey descent until sold at Sotheby's, November 1920, lot 70 to Joseph Sabin; sold the same year to Gabriel Wells.

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        Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates: Fiction, Fact & Fancy Concerning the Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main

      Harper and Brothers, 1921. First. hardcover. very good. Pyle,Howard. From the writing and pictures of Howard Pyle. Compiled by Merle Johnson. Color frontispiece, and 11 other color plates; 24 b/w plates, along with numerous in-text drawings. 247pp. Thick tall 4to, handsomely rebound in leather-backed marbled boards; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with red leather label and raised bands, t.e.g. (foxing throughout, heavy on pages facing the plates). N.Y. and London: Harper & Brothers, (1921 D-V: April, 1921). First edition. A very good copy in a fine binding. Inscribed and signed by Merle Johnson, along with a full-page original humorous color drawing by him.

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        Krotkaja. Von Alexander Eliasberg neu übertragen. Mit 12 Originalradierungen von Willi Geiger.

      - Obelisk-Druck. Nr. XLVI von 70 römisch numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe (Gesamtauflage 340, davon 320 im Handel), vom Künstler auf der Titelill. und im Druckvermerk signiert. München, Drei Masken, 1921. 65 Seiten mit 1 signierten Titel-Radierung und 11 radierten Initial-Bildern. 28 x 19 cm, Original-Ganzpergament mit vorgezogenen Vorderkanten, Deckelvignette, Rückenschild, Kopfgoldschnitt, marmorierte Vorsätze. tadelloses Exemplar Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke! [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Book Of History A History Of All Nations From The Earliest Times to the Present *18 Volumes Complete*

      Grolier Society, New York, NY 1921 - (full book description) Grolier Society, New York, NY, 1921. 1st Edition VG+/VG-, Soft Covers, No Dust Jacket. Size=7"x10", 8000+ B/W & COLOR Illus,Maps. Flexible full pebbled brown leather bindings with gold stamped spine lettering & gold front cover trim and all around page end gold gilt. 1" cloth tear across Volume 1 foot of spine, 3/8" one head of spine of vol. 2, leather slightly frayed head of spine of Volumes 3,5,11, 13 & 18 & rubbed at fore-edge corner tips of a few volumes, o.w. clean, bright & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Contents in Fine condition, except for Vol. 1 which has a 3/4" x 4" coffee stain at fore-edges of Title Page & next several pages, 1" tear at fore-edge of 1 page in Vol. 1. SCARCE FULL SET. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Zum blauen Affen. Dreiundreissig hahnebüchene Geschichten.

      209 S. illustr. Orig.-Karton mit Orig.-Umschlag. Erste Ausgabe.- Raabe/Hannich-Bode 275.3; Meyer 62.- (= Silbergäule 91 - 98).- In der Einbandvariante mit der Einbandzeichnung.- Auflage 1000 Exemplare.- Rücken etwas gebräunt, Umschlag mit kleinen teils hinterlegten Einrissen, gutes Exemplar mit dem sehr seltenen Orig.-Umschlag

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        ACOTANK "Treated 'em Rough" : 301 Bn. Tank Corps.

      E.A. Wright, Philadelphia 1921 - Hardcover in black pebbly boards with title and animal insignia in gilt on front. No dust jacket. No statement of publisher or year of printing (c. 1921)--title/copyright page may be missing. Book is solid and just about pristine. There is a very slight wobble to binding. Pages are clean, crisp, and unmarred, and four folding maps in rear pocket are in pristine condition. There are two bound-in folding photos showing the men of the company. Many photo illustrations. A scarce World War I regimental history--one copy only listed in WorldCat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Empereur de Chine suivi de Le Serin muet

      1921 - Paris, Au Sans Pareil, Collection Dada, 1921. Broché, 133 x 190 mm, 151 pp. Petit manque en pied. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES 12 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER ORANGE seuls exemplaires signés par l'auteur. Le tirage total est de 125 exemplaires : 10 sur Hollande, 15 sur vergé d'Arches, 100 sur vélin Lafuma plus 37 hors commerce 12 sur papier orange signés par l'auteur et 25 exemplaires lettrés. Pièce maîtresse de l'oeuvre théatrale de l'auteur, l'Empereur de Chine est considérée comme la première pièce Dada. "Le Serin muet" fut joué pour la première fois lors de la soirée Dada du 27 mars 1920 à la Maison de l'?uvre par André Breton et Tristan Tzara. (Au sans Pareil n°16).Très rare mais aussi très beau sur ce papier de couleur.

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        Les commentaires de Ferdinand (suite des Mémoires d'un rat).

      Dan Niestlé 1921 - - Dan Niestlé, Paris _1921, 15,5x23,5cm, relié sous étui. - Edition ornée d'illustrations originales de T. Polat, un des 50 exemplaires sur Arches, tirage de tête après 30 Japon. Dos à quatre nerfs sertis de filets noirs orné de filets noirs ondulés figurant des barbelés et d'un casque de poilu enrichi d'une pièce mosaïquée de maroquin marron, plats agrémentés d'un jeu de filets noirs figurant des barbelés et des casques de poilus en écoinçons et aux centres enrichis de pièces mosaïquées de maroquin marron, filet noir sur les coupes, encadrement d'un listel de maroquin rouge et de doubles filets dorés avec des casques de poilus dorés en écoinçons sur les contreplats, gardes et contreplats de soie moirée grise, gardes suivantes de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée; étui bordé du même maroquin et recouvert de papier à la cuve, intérieur de feutrine marron, superbe reliure de l'époque signée de René Kieffer. Ouvrage illustré de 38 eaux-fortes, d'un frontispice et d'un hors-texte originaux de T. Polat. A l'instar de tous les exemplaires du tirage de tête, notre exemplaire est bien complet de sa double suite du frontispice et du hors-texte sur Chine. Signatures manuscrites de l'auteur et de l'éditeur à la justification du tirage. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi par René Kieffer. Reliures en plein maroquin & Guerre de 14-18 (1914-1918) . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1380 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A. (Poetry). First Edition

      R.S.F.S.R., 1921 Authors: Boris Pereleshin, Aleksandr Rakitnikov, Ippolit Sokolov. Text in Russian. 7" x 4-3/8" booklet. Rare. Not in British Library. Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        Bonjour Cinema (Hello Cinema)

      Paris: Siren Publishing, 1921. TEXT IN FRENCH. Very rare book that is a poem by the important French filmmaker Jean Epstein on cinema with amazing illustrations using text, photographs and drawings in a strong Art Deco style by Claude Dalbanne and designed as a movie. Includes the original paper wrap around band that is laid in the book. As fine a copy one could hope for. . First Printing. Small Paper.

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        Exhibition Catalog: PERVAYA KHUDOZHESTVENNAYA VYSTAVKA Sektora Iskusstv Glavpolitprosveta ("First Art Exhibition")

      Kharkov, 1921. First (and the only) edition. Text in Russian. 24mo Stapled wraps. Among the participants - well know Avant-garde artist Vasily Ermilov (Cubo-Futurism, Suprematism). [First Soviet Exhibiton over there. Very rare.] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        The Great Fight. By the Author of "Cashel Byron's Profession" Reprinted June, 1921, from the Nation London, December 13, 1919

      [New York]: Privately Printed by Mitchell Kennerley, June, 1921. First edition. 8vo. 16pp. Sewn. Fine copy in green cloth slipcase with chemise. With the stamp "Paul Magriel Collection.". Laurence A162; Hartley 1702 (unseen) . Mitchell Kennerley's pirated edition of Shaw's article, covering the George Carpentier-Joe Beckett prizefight of 1919. According to the Sale Catalogue of the American Art Association (Kennerley's auction house) of 24 April, 1930, "less than 150 copies were printed." Laurence quotes Shaw's sardonic remark on the Kennerley's piracy: "It is like his check; but he did not go so far as to thrust his crime on my notice by sending me a copy."

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        Les aventures du val d'or

      Hachette, 1921. in4 Relié ouvrage illustré de 12 planches, hors texte tirées en couleurs d'après A. paris et de 29 gravures en noir d'après G. doré

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        Roosevelt Personally Writes a Child Hoping She Will Receive Treatment at Warm Springs

      Roosevelt Personally Writes a Child Hoping She Will Receive Treatment at Warm Springs.& & In 1921, 39-year-old Franklin D. Roosevelt seemed to face a future of unlimited success. But that same year he contracted polio, and was left paralyzed from the waist down. At the time there was no known cause of, or cure for, polio, and the practice of the day was to hide anyone with the disability away from the public eye. Roosevelt was a fighter and was determined to walk again, and found hope after hearing about a young polio victim who learned to walk again after swimming in the waters of a health spa at Warm Springs inear Atlanta. He moved there in 1924, and his initial cynicism about the run-down conditions and pitiable patients was gradually replaced by a deep empathy and understanding for the suffering of others, along with an optimism and inspiration that polio victims could be helped. When Warm Springs, a former resort area, faced economic hardship in 1926, FDR invested two-thirds of his savings to purchase it for $200,000, and created a therapeutic center under the direction of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. His facility opened its doors to patients all over the country, providing medical treatment and an opportunity to spend time with others suffering from the effects of polio. An enclosed pool funded by automotive pioneer Henry Ford's son Edsel was added, and improvements began to be made. Physicians and physiotherapists worked with Roosevelt to develop muscle exercises. The "spirit of Warm Springs" became firmly entrenched as patients relearned to function in society and to laugh and enjoy life.& & Roosevelt took a very personal interest in those who were afflicted with polio, many of whom were children. Lenora Burge, a ten year old, wrote him while he was serving as governor of New York, expressing her hope to go to Warm Springs, and he took the time to answer her personally.& & Typed Letter Signed on his Executive Chambers letterhead, Albany, November 14, 1932, to Lenora Burge. "Thank you very much for your delightful little note of October 31st and good wishes. I am very glad to know that you are so anxious to visit Warm Springs and I am asking Dr. Hoke, the physician in charge, to send you details of the place. I hope very much you may find it possible to take the treatment there. We do have a Patient's Aid Fund but the waiting list is a very large one. Since you are only eleven years old possibly some of the organizations in your vicinity such as the Elks, the Rotary, the Kiwanis, or similar organizations might assist in procuring the necessary funds."& & After his inauguration as president in 1933, FDR continued to visit Warm Springs and mingle with the patients there. He chose a secluded hillside near the springs to build a home, which soon became known as the Little White House. He died there in 1945.

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      1921. 1. PYLE,HOWARD. HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF PIRATES compiled by Merle Johnson. NY: Harper & Brothers. 1921 (1921 KV). Folio (9 3/4 x 12 1/2"), full brown morocco stamped in gold with gold decoration, top edge gilt, Fine condition in original publisher's box with printed label stamped "full morocco" (box flaps repaired). 1st edition, early printing. A collection of pirate stories compiled by Johnson and illustrated by Pyle with pictorial endpapers plus an abundance of color and b&w plates as well as many line illustrations throughout the text. (This copy is boldly signed by Percival G. Hart, most likely the distinguished World War I hero awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and author of a book on the 135th Aero Squadron). Nice copy of the rare leather binding.

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        PROISKHOZHDENIE DRAMY ("Origin of Drama"). First Edition. Signed

      Petersburg: Petropolis, 1921 Author: Nikolay Evreinov. Text in Russian. 7" x 5" softcover. Warmly inscribed and signed to N. V. Petrov (1921). Publisher's logo by Mstislav Dobuzhinsky. 1000 copies only. Rare, especially signed. Not in MOMA, not in British Library. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. Signed. 1st ed..

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        Le Roi David. Psaume symphonique *

      Foetisch, Lausanne (1921). - Broché 31 x 25, couverture imprimée. Légères piqûres & auréole sur deux trois pages en pied. Bon exemplaire de cette partition dédicacée par Honegger à l'éditeur Henri-Louis Mermod, dont nous possédons "Judith" en mêmes conditions. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BAJKI ANDERSENA ("Andersen's Fairy Tales")

      Warszawa: Kultur-Lige, 1921. Text in Yiddish. Library binding, 314 pp. Illustrated. Cover (and, probably, illustrations) by El. Lissitzky. 3500 copies only. Ex old Jewish library, rebound, cover pasted on the front. Please see: Ruth Apter-Gabriel. "Tradition and Revolution. The Jewish Renaissance in Russian Avant-Garde Art 1912-1928". [Lissitzky, El' (Lazar') (1890-1941): a famous Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist. Graphic art, typography, design, architecture, book design, photography. Studied from Malevich. One of the most prominent artists in Constructivism style, especially in typography. Close to BAUHAUS. "October". Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Klutsis, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Very Rare. Library loss, your gain] Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. HB.

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        Historia de Madrid y de los pueblos de su Provincia.

      - M., Imp. Municipal, 1921, 2 tomos en un volumen, 27?5 x 20?5 cm., hol. piel, puntas, 258 págs. = 395 págs. MADRID

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        Monday or Tuesday. With Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. [First Edition]

      Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press. Collectible - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Small Octavo. Hardcover, 1921 First Edition. . . Ex-Library book with the usual treatments. 91pp. With 4 woodcuts. Rebound in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Some minor bumping and shelfwear to extremities. Joints strong [reinforced]. Textblock sturdy. Text is clean, very occasional unobtrusive library stamps at top right of page. Small tear to fourth woodcut , repaired with tape to rear. Light imprint of woodcuts to opposite pages. Not with dust-jacket. One of only 1000 copies printed. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase supports literacy charities

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        Le Laboratoire central Poésies.

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil 1921 - Livre d'occasion 19,4 x 13 cm, broché, couverture balanche imprimée en noir, 173 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 700 ex. num. sur vélin Lafuma de Voiron. Exemplaire enrichi d'un charmant dessin à pleine page signé en couleur de Max Jacob, réalisé à l'encre, la gouache et au pastel, réprésentant une femme de dos écrivant à la plume la dédicace laissée par Max Jacob : "À mon ami très aimé Mignot Max Jacob". Petite tache en coin de couverture et du premier feuillet. 300g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      1921. 2. [BAUM,L.FRANK]. WONDERFUL GAME OF OZ. Salem: Parker Bros. (board copyrighted 1921). This is the original Oz board game in the cardboard box. The box has a gorgeous chromolithographed color plate on the cover showing Dorothy standing in front of the Tin Man and next to the Scarecrow. The Scarecrow is sitting on the back of the Cowardly Lion with Oz in the background. The box flaps are repaired with some discoloration otherwise sound and VG. This is a later issue with the cover illustration not repeated on the game board and with side panels reaching to the bottom of the box. Inside there are no dividers in the box, contains a wooden barrel, 5 (of 6) wooden dies, 4 wooden tokens and an incomplete instruction booklet. Inside the box a fabulous game board that measures 19" square when opened. This is a nice example of the game, hard to find complete.

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        Zorn's Engraved Work. A Descriptive Catalogue. Translated by Edward Adams-Ray

      Stockholm: A.B.-H. Bukowski's Konsthandel, 1921. (ZORN, ANDERS) First edition. 4to. Illustrated. xxvii, [1], 452, [7] pp. Bound in full brown morocco, with printed wrappers bound in, by Osterhalms Bookbinderi, Stockholm. In slipcase

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      London & Toronto: Dent, 1921.. Gilt forest green cloth. Light foxing, with minor rubbing at tips, otherwise very good or better. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author: "Ethelind Gardiner from W.H. Hudson Sept. 24, 1921." The recipient, a.k.a. Linda Gardiner, served as Secretary of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, of which Hudson was a founding member and officer. Their friendship was extended and close, and she edited Hudson's RARE, VANISHING & LOST BRITISH BIRDS for publication in 1923. The inscription predates formal publication by two days. PAYNE A40a.

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        ARCHITETTURA E ARTI DECORATIVE - 1921-1931 - rivista di arte e di storia 1921-1931 (tutto il pubblicato) mancano soltanto i num. 7 e 8 del 1922-1923, Milano.- Roma, Bestetti & Tumminelli, 1921

      Formato cm. 22 x 28. Copertine decorate da Vittorio Grassi. Numerose illustrazioni e fotografie in b/n ed in tavole fuori testo. Alla direzione si sono succeduti : 1921-1927 (Giovannoni e Marcello Piacentini) Poi nel 1927 la rivista diventa l'organo ufficiale del sindacato nazionale architetti, con direttore Alberto Calza Bini (1927-1930) e poi Foschini A. (1930-1931) Nel comitato direttivo Negri, Cecchetti, Chierici, Giovannoni, Muzio, Piacentini e Tuminelli. Nel 1930 entrano Fasolo, Fichera e Maraini. Il periodico presenta con massima attenzione critica saggi sulla storia dell'arte, sottolinea l'ìnfluenza dell'art Nouveau nell'architettura italiana, accanto alle tendenze innovative mondiali e fa conoscere opere dei più importanti architetti europei e mondiali. La collezione che presentiamo è in parte a fascicoli sciolti ed in parte a volumi ben rilegati (a richiesta possiamo inviare dettagli e foto) Inizia nel maggio 1921 e termina a dicembre 1931. viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        The Practical Science of Billiards and It's "Pointer"

      London: Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co Ltd, 1921. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to front and spine. Corners rubbed. Spine and rear board show evidence of historical water damage, binding firm, only internal evidence is to pastedowns and very small stain to free front endpaper. Clean lightly tanned pages. Fold out diagram present, intact. Previous owner details to free front endpaper. A solid copy of this scarce publication.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, September 1921, No. 281, Vol. 47 - KKK (Ku Klux Klan) The Stranges Secret Society on Earth

      London: George Newnes. Paperback. Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Contents include: K.K.K. (Ku Klux Klan); The Wreck of the "Washington"; My Narrowest Escapes; The "Debil-Debil" of Saltbush Creek; Strange Stories of Crime; The White Man's Job; The Vanished Airmen; Some East African Experiences; Life in the New Hebrides; The Adventures of a Rolling Stone - part 7; Through Central America on Horseback - part 2; Buried Cities of Asia Minor - part 3; Odds and Ends; The Man in the Crowd. Bits of clear tape at each end of spine. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this special issue. . Good. 1921. First Edition.

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        Sour Grapes

      Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1921 First edition, first printing of Williams' fifth book. One of 1000 copies. Signed and inscribed by Williams to close friend and fellow poet, Mitchell Dawson on December 20, 1921. Original publisher's green paper boards with paper spine label, dust jacket. About fine in the scarce and extremely fragile dust jacket with some chipping at the upper corner of the real panel, a few very spine toned, some early tape reinforcement to verso, else very good. One of the poet's scarcest books seldom found both inscribed and in the original dust jacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Sämtliche Romane und Novellen.

      im Insel Verlag., Leipzig 1921 - 23 (von 25) Bände. Leipzig im Insel Verlag. 1921 ff. 8°. Private Halblederbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt, marmorierten Deckelbezügen udn Vorsätzen. Sarkowski 397- Verschiedene Auflagen. - Übersetzt von Hermann Röhl (bis Band 22) und Karl Nötzel (ab Band 23), eingeleitet von Stefan Zweig. - 1. Arme Leute. - 2. Der Doppelgänger. - 3. Aus dem Dunkel der Grosssadt. Helle Nächte. - 4. Die Wirtin und andere Novellen. - 5. Netotschka Njeswanowa und kleinere Erzählungen. - 6. Ein kleiner Held. Onkelchens Traum. - 7. Das Gut Stepantschikowo und seine Bewohner. - 8. Erniedrigte und Beleidigte. Band 1. - 9. Erniedrigte und Beleidigte. Band 2. - 10. Aufzeichnungen aus einem Totenhause. - 11. Schuld und Sühne. Band 1. - 12. Schuld und Sühne. Band 2. - 13. Der Spieler und andere kleinere Erzählungen. - 14. Der Idiot. Band 1. - 15. Der Idiot. Band 2. - 16. Der Idiot. Band 3. - 17. Der lebenslängliche Ehemann. Die fremde Frau und der Mann unter dem Bett. - 18. Die Teufel. Band 1. - 19. Die Teufel. Band 2. - 20. Die Teufel. Band 3. - 23. Die Brüder Karamasoff. Band 1. - 24. Die Brüder Karamasoff. Band 2. - 25. Die Brüder Karamasoff. Band 3. - Es fehlen die Bände 21 und 22, 'Werdejahre' Bandl 1 und 2. - Schöne Bände. Sprache: Deutsch Private Halblederbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt, marmorierten Deckelbezügen udn Vorsätzen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      (ELUARD, PAUL). Eluard, Paul. Preface by Jean Paulhan. PAUL ELUARD: LES NECESSITES DE LA VIE ET LES CONSEQUENCES DES REVES - AN EXTRAORDINARY SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY. Signed Presentation Copy from the Author. Paris: au Sans Pariel, 1921. First Edition 1/600. 8vo. Printed Wrappers. Poetry Monograph. Very Good. 78pp, no illustrations. Text in French. "Les Nécessités de la Vie et Les Conséquences des Rêves" is Paul Eluard's 1921 collection of proto-surrealist poems and prose - one of the French literary titan's earliest publications. A handsome example of the uncommon au Sans Pareil first printing in an unprinted glassine jacket numbered 563 from the edition of six hundred copies on papier vélin bouffant BOLDLY INSCRIBED "a Paul Morand, aux fils de mon amitié, Paul Eluard" in black ink on the front free endpaper showing some typical age-toning to the pages along with a slight dent at the upper foredge corner. Hailing from a privileged cultural background, Paul Morand was a prolific writer well-known by Picasso and the Dada and Surrealist Circles in Paris between the wars. He is probably currently best remembered for having collaborated with Coco Chanel on her memoirs - as his views on race, anti-Semitism, and complicity with the Nazis during the Vichy occupation have left his literary reputation rather tarnished. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 022590&

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        Chemin de Fer D'Orleans: Chaumont Les Chateaux de la Loire Circuits Automobiles

      Paris: Imp. Champenois, 1921. unbound. good. Poster. Color lithograph. Page measures 41" x 29". Beautifully lithographed travel poster for the Chemin de Fer d'Orleans a Rouen railroad company. Chaumont, originally built in the 10th century as a military fortress, was razed in the mid-15th century in a fit of vengeance by Louis XI and then immediately rebuilt in part with funds provided by him. The new building was primarily a renaissance castle like the others in the area with white walls and dark pointed turrets. The artist of this poster, Constant-Duval (1877-1956), was a prolific french illustrator. Losses to corners, chipping and tears to edges.

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        Berömda filosofer. I-XXXV.

      Björck & Börjesson, 1921-1929. 35 delar bundna i 12 halvfranska band, ca 4500 s. Samt fyra lösa häften som utkom efter förlagets inbindning. I mycket gott skick. Exlibris (Gunnar Losell).. Innehåller bl. a. Schopenhauer (7 titlar), Seneca, Leopardi, Fichte, Emerson (5 titlar), Nietzsche (2 titlar), Descartes, Platon, Hegel, Cicero, James (2 titlar), Rousseau, Kant, Kierkegaard, Taine (2 titlar), Voltaire, Spinoza, Mäster Eckehart, Goethe, Bacon, Aristoteles, Shaftesbury, Hume, Erasmus Roterdamus. Plus fyra lösa häften: Berömda filosofer, 36, Schopenhauer; Berömda filosofer, 37, Erasmus Roterodamus; Berömda filosofer, 38, Schopenhauer; Berömda filosofer, 39, Boström

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        Die Vestalinnen, 10 Bde. komplette Ausgabe

      - Niedersedlitz-Dresden, Gustav Haring, ca. 1921., Die Vestalinnen, Eine Reise um die Erde erzählt nach eigenen Erlebnissen von Robert Kraft mit vielen Textillustrationen von Georg Herrting hrsg. Verlag der Buchhandlung Gustav Haring, Niedersetzlitz-Dresden (früher im Verlag, H.G. Münchmeyer) o.J. (ca. 1921) in 5 Bänden zu je 2 Teilen= 10 Büchern, Gesamtausgabe insg. 4191 S (=komplette Ausgabe) illustr. Obrosch, 8°, papierbedingt gebräunt, tlw. kl. Einrisse, als broschürte Ausgabe in rel. gutem Zustand m. kl. Fehlstellen am Rücken, bzw. an den Kapitalen, rare Ausgabe!

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