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        Jerusalem 1918-1920 & 1920-1922: Being the Records of the Pro-Jerusalem Council during the period of the British Military Administration

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

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        La tapisserie gothique; preface de Salomon Reinach

      Paris; New York: Demotte. Very Good-; 16 x 21.5 (55 cm) contemporary tied cloth Portfolio in Very . Good condition. Rough edges. Portfolio shows minor splitting.. 1921-1924. Portfolio. Originally 200 plates were projected, but Demotte's death intervened and only 100 were published. Present copy comprises livraisons 1-3 of 4, with 75 of 100 color relief halftone plates.; 27 .

      [Bookseller: RugBooks.com]
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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 - Inscribed and signed by Merle Johnson, along with a full-page original humorous color drawing by him. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SYMPHONIE MACABRE, AVEC 13 BOIS DESSINES ET TAILLES PAR WALTER SAUER.

      - Bruxelles, Editions de l'art décoratif, 1921. 22,5x28 cm. 92 pages. Ouvrage orné de 13 bois de Walter Sauer. Broché. Couverture rempliée reprenant le motif de la page de titre sur la première de couverture. Rousseurs sur la couverture, cependant intérieur frais. DEDICACE MANUSCRITE DE L'AUTEUR sur la page de faux titre. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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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 Coblenz, Germany, 14 october, 1921. 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 . 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."

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        ARTS et ARCHEOLOGIE KHMERS - Revue des recherches sur les arts, les monuments et l' ethnographie du Cambodge, depuis les origines jusqu' à nos jours

      Paris: Société d' Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1921. PARTS 1-2 (all published) bound in 4 volumes. PART 1 (2 volumes): pp.1-483 with 123 text figures, 24 plates & 32 plates with tissue guards. PART 2 (2 volumes): pp. 1-348 with 86 text figures, 32 plates & 35 plates with tissue guards. LIST of contents & illustrations bound in part 2. PUBLISHED 1921-1925. Original wrappers bound in. Full immitation green leather with gilt lettering on spine. Good condition (small library stamp on half titles & some discol. along margins in volume 4 only). ***** TOME 1-2 en 4 volumes. TOME 1 (2 volumes: fascicules 1-4) avec pp. 1-483, 123 figures dans le texte, 24 planches dans le texte et 32 planches protégés hors texte . TOME 2 (2 volumes: fascicules 1-3) avec 86 figures dans le texte, 32 planches dans le texte et 35 planches hors texte. PUBLIÉ entre 1921 et 1925. TABLES des matières dans tome deuxième. Vert cuir artificiel. Couvertures originales reliés. BON ETAT ( Avec estampille de la Maison Descartes d' Amsterdam sur faux-titre). * Seulement volume 4 avec peu de décoloration en marge du papier. ** By preference to be paid by BANKTRANSFER in EUROS = FREE registered MAILING ! . Immit . leather. FINE. 30x23.

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        Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates: Fiction, Fact & Fancy concerning the Buccaneers & Marooners of the Spanish Main: From the Writings & Pictures of Howard Pyle

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921. hardcover. very good(+). Compiled by Merle Johnson. Illustrated with 13 plates, including 9 in color; black and white in- text drawings and vignettes throughout (light scattered foxing and toning; one extra b/w plate mounted at top of first chapter). xviii, 209pp. Square 8vo, handsomely rebound in green morocco-backed marbled boards; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands, t.e.g. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1921. Later printing (E-A: May 1926). A very good(+) copy in a fine binding.

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        Kate Greenaway Pictures

      London New York: Frederick Warne, 1921. From Originals presented by her to John Ruskin and other personal friiends with an appreciation by H.M. Cundall, I.S.O., F.S.A. Green boards with yellow spine. Gold gilt printing to title. Frontpiece with tissue guard of Kate Greenaway, plus many (20) tissue guarded colorful tipped in illustrations throughout. Each page is described with a title or information on opposite page of picture. Interior pages FINE. Paper is beautiful with untrimmed side and lower edges. Dust Jacket is brown with green printing with some soiling andclosed tears to corners. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Just a beautiful book.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. Illus. by Kate Greenaway. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        IMAYO^ FUJIN-GA

      1921. Very Good. [EHON - Album] Ikeda Terukata, et al. IMAYO FUJIN-GA. Tokyo: Kokkeido, n.d. (c. 1900s). Decorated cloth-covered orihon folding album, with printed paper title label. 12.1 x 17.6 cm. There are twelve double-page images showing the chores and amusements of cultured wives and mothers of the day. The images have the dreamy and elegiac feeling that depictions of women in late-Meiji seem to share. The images are attributed to "Toshikata's companions", including Terukata [1883-1921], who did the majority of these prints. Toshikata (1866-1908), a student of both Tsukioka Yoshitoshi and Watanabe Seitei, had many students and was an influential member of the ukiyoe genre in his day, as styles from many sources (Shijo, ukiyo-e, western-style) began to merge into the Nihonga of the 20th century. Terukata was an important member of the group around him. This copy has no colophon per se, but it appears to be complete overall. It is very good internally, in good impressions and color. A lovely example of the genre.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Alice Adams

      Doubleday, Page and Company 1921 - First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Booth Tarkington. The book is in wonderful shape with the First Issue point with "you" and "why" transposed on P. 419. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this true first edition SIGNED by the author with a facsimile dustjacket from the ORIGINAL. We buy Tarkington First Editions with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Monday Or Tuesday. With woodcuts by Vanessa Bell

      Richmond, The Hogarth Press. 1921., 1921. FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 91 + 1 ad, and 4 full page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. Publisher's white paper boards, with Vanessa Bell's distinctive wood cut design in black, brown cloth spine. Previous owner's small address label. Very light wear, minor soiling to lower cover, light browning to end-papers. A beautiful near fine copy in an elegant leather-spined clamshell box. A collection of eight short stories, which reveal a breakthrough in Woolf's modernist style: A Haunted House; A Society; Monday or Tuesday; An Unwritten Novel; The String Quartet; Blue and Green; Kew Gardens; The Mark on the Wall. The last 2 stories had been published previously. Kirkpatrick A5a; Woolmer 17

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        Das Mampampe-Buch

      Leipzig: Abel & Müller, (1921). (19)ff., printed on rectos only. This boldly illustrated German children’s book tells the story of Mampampe, a young African boy who, despite his mother’s warnings, leaves home in order to explore the wilderness and runs into a fearsome lion. The covers and each page are illustrated in full color, and the endpapers feature a repeating design of Mampampe’s face. The story is reminiscent of Little Black Sambo, and the characters are drawn using stereotypical racist caricatures similar to Sambo’s controversial illustrations. Some wear to extremities, and spine shows some light soiling, else fine in pictorial paper boards.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        The Magic Ladder to Success

      NAPOLEON HILLS MAGAZINE MAY 1921, CHICAGO - This book was printed in 1921 which was 9 years before the hardcover copy of this book was published. Book Condition: Good, general shelf wear, rubbed covers, small creases on spine edges, stapled at spine (as issued), pgs. 13-21 are detached but presnet, very small barely visible soil spot on front cover, two small inscription on first page from previous owner, lightly age-toned page edges. Also, there is a purple triangle with the initials "NH" on the front cover, and the rear cover has a quote from Napoleon Hill with the first letter of the quote is purple like the initials on the front cover. DATE PUBLISHED: MAY 1921 EDITION: 36 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Comus

      New York: Doubleday. hardcover. fine. Rackham, Arthur.. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 22 color plates, mounted on heavy stock and protected with lettered tissue guards; numerous other b/w text drawings. 76pp of text. Short 4to, rebound in full green morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. New York: Doubleday Page & London: William Heinemann, (no date, circa 1921). A fine copy.

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        Whispering Windows: Tales of The Waterside.

      London, Grant Richards Limited, 1921 - Octavo. Original brown boards, titles to spine and front board in black. Browning to half-title and rear endpaper, spine tips and corners a little bumped and worn, a very good copy. First edition, first impression. This is the author's copy with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Later issued as More Limehouse Nights. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        BRASÕES DA SALA DE SINTRA.

      - De? (2ª edição). Imprensa da Universidade. Coimbra. MCMXXI [1921], MCMXXVII [1927] e MCMXXX [1930]. Obra em 3 volumes. De 29x21 cm. Com 626, 512 e 512 pags. Brochados. Exemplar apresenta picos de humidade na capa de brochura do 1º volume. Obra com a genealogia e as árvores de costados das várias famílias; os brasões e a sua descrição; e as biografias das personalidades ilustres. Esta edição é a mais estimada pelos bibliófilos. Location/localizacao: 9-5-F-1

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        Le jardin des chimères.

      Perrin & Cie 1921 - - Perrin & Cie, Paris _1921, 13,5x17,5cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre du premier ouvrage de Marguerite Yourcenar écrit sous le demi-pseudonyme de Marg Yourcenar. Rare et bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage pour lequel il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Des femmes écrivains [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Three Soldiers

      George Doran 1921 George Doran, New York, 1921. Prima edizione autografata, con dedica e firma dell'autore in antiporta, "at the Medaillion Oct 27 - '22 John Dos Passos". Firma di possesso sopra alla dedica. Ex-libris sul verso della copertina. Prima edizione, con tre pagine bianche aggiunte all'inizio. Versione con la parola "singing" corretta a pag. 213 (riga 31). Senza sovraccoperta. 433 pp.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Galleria Il Museo del Louvre]
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        Archways of Life

      Moffat Yard and Company New York: Moffat, Yard and Company. 1921. First. First edition. Papercovered boards with printed label. Small label of the Churchill Book and Print Shop in Los Angeles, erosion on the spine, sunning and corners of the board rubbed, a good copy. Poetry by the remarkable Cuban-American lesbian poet, playwright, and socialite reputed to have conducted lesbian affairs with Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Alla Nazimova, Eva Le Gallienne, Isadora Duncan, Katharine Cornell, and Maude Adams, among others. A very amusing copy. Mabel Normand's copy with her bookplate, and Inscribed by her to herself: "For 'Mayme' with love from her friend with all the word friendship means. Mabel." Additionally Normand has Signed her name "Mabel" at 19 different poems that apparently appealed to her and at one other poem as "Mayme." Additionally she has made comments at a couple of poems (one reads "I love this"). There is also a later, apparently unrelated ownership signature. Normand was a fascinating character in her own right, a silent film star, comedienne, and apparent hedonist who lead a colorful life until her death at 37. She carried on a long affair with Mack Sennett, helped foster the career of Charlie Chaplin, wrote and directed many of her own films, was entangled in the murder of her friend and fellow bibliophile, the director William Desmond Taylor (she departed his house after borrowing some books from him, and was the last known person to see him alive), as well as in the shooting of oil broker and golfer Courtland S. Dines (shot by her chauffeur with her pistol). In 1920 she played a "split-personality" role as "Mayme" and "Rosa" in the film What Happened to Rosa? Hence our attribution of this book as being inscribed to herself. .

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        The Sport of Our Ancestors: Being a Collection of Prose and Verse Setting Forth the Sport of Fox- Hunting As They Knew It.

      Constable, London 1921 - Illustrated with 20 mounted plates, 4 in color, by G.D. Armour. 280pp. Short square 4to, rebound in 3/4 burgundy morocco; gilt-decorated and lettered spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. London: Constable and Co., 1921. Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Soyez unis *

      (24 août 1921). - Dessin original signé René, encre sépia et mine de plomb, recto-verso sur carte de voeux 11 x 14. Légères traces de colle au verso. Au verso d'un couple enlacé sur un canapé figure sur un coin de table un bouquet de fleurs dans un vase avec mention "bonne fête", prolongé d'un billet signé du prénom du peintre et de la date pré citée.On a tout dit.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Les cahiers verts (53 volumes)

      Librairie Grasset 1921 - Série de 53 volumes in-12 (12x18.5 cm), brochés (certains non coupés), 'Les cahiers verts' du n°1 au n°55 (moins le n°1 'Maria Chapdelaine' et le n°44 'Françoise au calvaire'), 53 volumes de 1921 à 1925, exemplaires numérotés sur papier vergé Bouffant ; coiffes et coins frottés, pliures au dos insolés, rousseurs au dos du n°6, manques aux dos des n°2, 3,4, très rares rousseurs sur les plats, assez bon état. Les cahiers verts [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      Imp. Champenois, Paris 1921 - 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. Poster. Color lithograph. Page measures 41" x 29".

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        Photograph of Rainier Series - Paradise Inn and Tatoosh in Winter

      1921 - Signed and numbered 40766 by the photographer in the negative c. 1921 In vintage wooden frame Vintage photograph of a sunlit mountain landscape on Washington State's Mt. Rainier, looking down at the Paradise Inn covered with snow drifts. The Tatoosh Range is in the background. The inn was built in 1917 and is still operated on the site, which is part of the Mt. Rainier National Park. It has been designated a "historic hotel" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Contemporary photos of it can be viewed on the "Images of Washington State" web site. To view details, contact us.

      [Bookseller: George Glazer Gallery]
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        Sabatini, Rafael: Three ALS (Autograph Letters Signed)

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

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        A Survey.

      Heinemann, London 1921 - Colored frontispiece & 51 other mounted caricatures and satirical fantasies. Square 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 crimson morocco, decorative spine. London: Heinemann, 1921. First Edition. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Reine de Saba *

      Société Littéraire de France, Paris 1921. - Relié simili peau 29 x 24, titre doré, couverture conservée (discret tampon de possesseur en coin). L'un des 260 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches Notre exemplaire comporte exceptionnellement une ravissante gouache originale couleurs de l'artiste montée en début, de même style et format que celles reproduites dans le livre, habituellement réservée au tirage de luxe sur Japon.

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        Whispering Windows. Tales of the Waterside.

      London: Grant Richards Limited, 1921 - Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. A few spots to edges but overall bright and fresh. An excellent copy in the slightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Jules Romains *

      Havermans, Paris 1921. - Eau-forte originale 13 x 18, signée et justifiée "2e état" à la mine de plomb sur Arches 26 x 30, tirée à quelques épreuves. Infimes marques au papier avec traces en coins du verso. Belle estampe des débuts de l'artiste, dont le 3 état, définitif, figurera en frontispice du livre du portraitisé "Amour Couleur de Paris" publié en 525 exemplaires chez Gallimard. De la collection de Pierre Cailler et de toute rareté.[Lioré & Cailler 36]

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        Geschichte und Kritik der Kapitalzins-Theorien

      Jena: Gustav Fischer,, 1921. 3 volumes, octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and upper boards in black, brown endpapers, top edges dyed black. Cloth lightly rubbed at extremities, spines and edges of boards tanned. An excellent set. Fourth edition, from the text of the best edition,the revised third. Geschichte und Kritik der Kapitalzins-Theorien was the first part of Böhm-Bawerk's extended opus magnus Capital and Interest, which is "an exhaustive survey of the alternative treatments of the phenomenon of interest: use theories, productivity theories, abstinence theories, and many more. Most significant in this early work is his devastating critique of the exploitation theory, as embraced by Karl Marx and his forerunners: Capitalists do not exploit workers; they accommodate workers—by providing them with income well in advance of the revenue from the output they helped to produce" (Roger W. Garrison, Biography of Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, Ludwig von Mises website). Mises described Capital and Interest as "the most eminent contribution to modern economic theory".

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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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        DOWN THE RIVER WITH THE TEENIE WEENIES

      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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        GOZAN SOSUI

      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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        Aria da Capo

      New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1921 - Rare in such fine shape First edition. 12mo. 55 pp. In original black cloth. Fine in fine blue printed dust jacket. In quarter blue morocco slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Booksort]
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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

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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]

      [Bookseller: LOE BOOKS]
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