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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's copy, a gift from Julian Alden Weir'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'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.

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        The Mucker

      A. C. McClurg & Co, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+/Near Fine. Signed. First issue with "Published October, 1921" on copyright page. Flat SIGNED by Edgar Rice Burroughs on a duplicate first printing title/copyright page which has been tipped in over the original title page. The edge worn volume is soiled and has light fraying at the spine ends. A 1/2" x 4" piece has been cut away from the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is a bit loose. The dust jacket (facsimile) is near fine with light edge rubbing. The jacket is protected with mylar.

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        MOUNTAIN INTERVAL

      New York: Henry Holt, [1921].. Large octavo. Cloth and boards. Frontis portrait. Binding discolored at base of spine and adjacent portions boards, corresponding old, small tidemark at toe of gutter of textblock, occasional scattered foxing, otherwise a good, sound copy. Second edition of Frost's first book-length collection to see publication originally in the U.S. Inscribed at an early date on the front free endsheet with the last five lines of the poem 'Bond and Free' and concluding "Robert Frost For and to Robert Galbraith." The second edition adds a portrait frontis CRANE A4.1.

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        LOT Of 13 CHRISTMAS BOOKLETS [plus] 'Thank You for Expression of Sympathy' Printed Notecard [inscribed by (?) Newton]

      'Oak Knoll':: Privately Printed,. 1921 - 1940.. 12mo. 1st edition(s). Cf Fleck, Catalogue 86, B.15 - B.32. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copies [4] to R. W. Chapman, presumed to be Newton's fellow Johnsonian, Robert William Chapman. Divers paginations.. Blue paper wrappers. Cord tie. Housed in a custom blue quarter morocco clam-shell case.. Lot is ranges from VG [1921] - Nr Fine [1940]. Case is VG.. The 13 Christmas booklets are: 'Madame Thrale Piozzi' [1921, inscribed], 'Leech Drawing' [1923], 'John Mytton' [inscribed, 1924], 'My Library' [1926], 'Reprimand' [1927], 'Nelson' [1928], 'I Want!' [inscribed, 1932], 'Ascot' [inscribed, 1933], 'Trollope Society' [1934], 'Pope, Poetry & Portrait' [1936], 'Christmas Greetings' [1937], 'George Dyer' [1938, including printed note, on orange paper, regarding coming year (1939)] & 'A Letter From England' [1940]. . A few booklets are illustrated.

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        Peking - A Social Survey: Conducted Under the Auspices of the Princeton University Center in China and the Peking Young Men's Christian Association

      New York: George H. Doran Company. Hardcover. 538 pages. Index. Wonderful black and white photographic plates taken by the authors. Diagrams, maps, tables. The first social survey of an oriental city. "... Describes life in the capital of China in all the intricacy of an old and established routine of custom and habit not ordinarily touched by writers in the Orient. Geography, health, education, recreation, poverty and poor relief, prisons, commercial life and community service are all described in terms of accurate statistics and carefully prepared reports... In years to come this survey will serve as a basis from which to measure change and progress." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's signature and date at bottom of half-title page. Small vintage Japanese bookseller's label inside front board. Binding sound. Moderate wear to book. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this important work. . Good. 1921. First Edition.

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        La Guerre Recontee par dos Generaux Commandants de Groupe D' Armees

      Paris. Librarie Schwartz 1921. Sumptuously bound in the High Art Deco style in full burgundy period morocco. Elaborate gilt-ruling to spine and covers with gilt titles. Silk moire endsheets. Each volume presents a gorgeous and unusual multi-chromatic raised enamel onlay of a beleagured French soldier to front covers. Folios. Profusely illustrated in Art Deco style with plates, panoramas, fold-out colour maps, photographs, sepias, etc. by Charles Foqueray, Lucien Jonas, et al. A huge and graphically stunning history of the Great War encased in a fabulous Deco binding without peer. A magnificent and rare item. Some minor wear to extremities, a bit of chipping to spine gutters, minor water staining to lower edges not affecting internal text or illustrations. A Very Good, eye-boggling set.

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        THE ENCHANTED FOREST. Deluxe Limited Edition

      London:: A and C Black,, 1921. First Edition. Very Good+. A Very Good+ hardback First Edition DELUXE LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES. THIS IS No. 162. In white cloth binding with gilt lettering spine and front cover, brown and green floral decorations spine and front cover. Soil covers, cover edge wear, cover corners bumped, gift inscription ffep, foxing edges. xiv, 93 pp. + Ads. Complete with all 16 tipped-in color plates and 15 black and white prints on coated stock.

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        The Enchanted Forest

      A & C Black, 1921. Hardback (No Dust Wrapper.). Poor. A binding copy only. Boards are rubbed, discoloured, frayed at the margins with the pasted on title part missing. Spine strip detached but included. Light spotting to the text leaves, plates bright and clean. Shaken and now quite fragile. All colour [16] and black & white [15] plates present but the plate at page 71 is now detached but included. Some light creasing to a couple of the plates but overall a copy worth saving. . Please note that at 1Kg. this book may incur extra shipping costs outside of the UK or negotation on the service used.| Pictorial boards. 10¾" x 8". 93 [2]pp. | First Edition (First Printing). Further details, photographs, etc. are available, just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships, POST INCLUDED in the UK, from the rural idyll of Peasedown St. John, near Bath in England from a long-established bookseller :: Your purchase guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Don't forget that buying this book means my Jack Russells get their supper!

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        Lake Erie Including the Waterways between Lakes Ontario and Huron

      War Department, US 1921 - Hand written ink gift dedication on lower right hand portion of the map., Size : 600x1035 (mm), 23.625x40.75 (Inches), Printed in Color with some hand colouring Very Good, minor chipping and cracking along the margins, laid on original canvas.

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        Idyllen des klassischen altertums. (theorit, moshos und bin)

      Artur Wolf 1921 - 79pp. 20 tipped-in color plates.From the deluxe edition of 250 numbered copies from a total edition of 1400 copies. 1/4 leather binding. Gilt rettering and border decoration to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, gilt emblem (floral) to rear cover. Japanese end-papers. Rare [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AFTER READING: Letters of Oscar Wilde to Robert Ross

      Westminster: The Beaumont Press, 1921. First edition. Fine. One of 75 copies signed by the artist and publisher and printed on Japanese vellum. A Fine copy with minor toning along board edges, but otherwise tight and unread. A series of letters written by Wilde at Berneval during the summer of 1897 to his close friend and literary executor, Robbie Ross, after Wilde's incarceration in Reading Gaol. A fantastic copy of this small limitation. Fine.

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        This Side of Paradise

      London; Collins 1921., 1921. FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo., pp. 292 +4 (advertisements). Scarce English first printing in original blue cloth titled and trimmed in red. Some very light wear to the binding. Edges a little spotted and toned, some browing to endpapers otherwise internally clean. A very good to near fine copy. The Jazz-age author's second novel; Amory Blaine, intent on rebelling against his staid, Midwestern upbringing, longs to acquire the patina of Eastern sophistication. In his quest for sexual and intellectual enlightenment, he progresses through a series of relationships, until he is cast out into the real world. Bruccoli. Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998].

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Apparently London, 28. II. 1921. - Large 8vo. ¾ p. To an unnamed addressee: "I shall be honoured to take up membership of the Omar Khayyam Club. Please put down my name for the dinner on March 17th, with that of my guest, Mr. T. W. Earp [.]".

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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

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        Ein Geisteskranken als Kuntsler (EXEMPLAIRE DE LA COLLECTION HENRI EY)

      Ernest Bicher, Bern und Leipzig 1921 Grand in-octavo broché, couvertures imprimées originales, [4]-VI-126-[1] pages et 20 planches hors-texte non comprises dans la pagination en noir et blanc et en couleurs. Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre (on ne connait aucun exemplaire en brochage d'origine) du premier grand livre de psychiatrie entièrement consacré à la production plastique des malades mentaux et qui précède elle-même d'un an, la monographie de Prinzhorn - qui connaitra elle un succès retentissant. Certains spécialistes, préfèrent néanmoins l'ouvrage de Morgenthaler, outre son antériorité, car se concentrant plus sur l'oeuvre de deux artistes, Aloise Corbaz et Aloise Wölffli - quand Prinzhorn, brasse un énorme matériel iconographique - il en donne des descriptions phénoménologique plus poussés, plus analytique. Morgenthaler avait fait précéder cette monographie d'un article, trois ans auparavant, dans les Archives Suisses de Neurologie et de Psychiatrie « Übergänge zwischen Zeichnen und Schreiben bei Geisteskranken » qui mentionnait pour la première fois ses recherches entreprises à la Waldau à Berne sur les oeuvres des malades mentaux. Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque d'Henri Ey avec son cachet gras sur la page de garde

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        My First Seventy-six Years: The Autobiography of Hjalmar Schacht

      London: Allan Wingate. Hardcover. 552 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. "One of the most important autobiographies of the post-war period, for there can be few personalities still alive who have been so intimately connected with the march of world events for so many years... His first great triumph was to rescue the German Mark from the inflation of 1921... As the Nazi avalanche swelled, Hitler persuaded him to occupy the Presidential chair at the Reichsbank... but (Schacht) soon saw that the Fuhrer was driving relentlessly towards war. A quarrel resulted and he left the Government, remaining under a cloud until he was arrested towards the close of the regime." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear to book. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. As the world again faces the spectre of hyperinflation this copy should prove a sound investment. . Good. 1955. First Engish Edition.

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        The Romance of Tristram of Lyones & La Beale Isoude (Signed)

      London: George R. Harrap & Company, [1921]. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. (iv),160pp. One of 35 numbered copies in full vellum, gilt, signed by the artist. Top edge gilt. Color printed endpapers. Four pp. of color frontismatter embellished with gold ink; 12 color plates and numerous line drawings and decorations printed in either black or brown. Trace of soil else a fine, bright copy. The first Paul-illustrated edition, being one of only 35 copies printed on vellum paper, bound in vellum and signed by the artist. The tragic romance of Tristram and Isoude is beautifully captured in Paul's lush illustrations. Notable for the decorative initials in Celtic style. Rare.

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        FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS

      1921. 1. (DETMOLD,EDWARD)illus. FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS retold by Mrs. Randolph Stawell. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date [1921]. Thick 4to, (9 x 11"), white cloth pictorially stamped in gold, Fine condition in dust wrapper with mounted color plate (dw is frayed on spine ends). First edition. Illustrated by Detmold with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards. This is beautiful copy, scarce in the dw.

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        LA VITA NUOVA (edizione raffinata di lusso), Bergamo, Istituto italiano d'arti grafiche, 1921

      29, x 36,7, ril. originale in seta damascata con piatti decorati da fregi appositamente ideati da V.Grassi, pp. (8), 94, (10). Tagli dorati. Condizioni generali buone, salvo piccole ferite sul dorso (foto a richiesta). Magnifica edizione su carta speciale filigranata, (doppia per ogni pagina e stampata su una sola facciata, alla giapponese) che venne appositamente preparata per questa occasione dalle cartiere Miliani di Fabriano ed offerta alla clientela importante dalla Banca Italiana di sconto . Nelle varie bibliografie Mambelli, Annali, Orestano, viene sempre presentata come una edizione di gran classe.! Il testo, curato da Michele Barbi, è tratto dalla revisione della "Società Dantesca Italiana" del 1907. Impressioni a stampa in rosso e nero con caratteri speciali tracciati appositamente da Enrico Brignoli. Tiratura di sole 1321 copie (nostro es. n. 329) controfirmato dai due artisti NESTORE LEONI (Aquila 1862-Roma1940) autore dei fregi e finalini miniaturizzati ed a splendidi colori, diversi per ogni pagina., e da VITTORIO GRASSI (Roma 1878- ivi 1958) creatore delle 40 illustrazioni allegoriche , raffinate tempere a colori smaglianti.

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        La Vita Nouva Nel Sesto Centena Rio Della Morte Di Dante Alighieri

      Istituto Italiano d'arte Grafiche Bergamo: Istituto Italiano d'arte Grafiche, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. purple cloth decorated in gilt. Teg. Fine, in worn but sturdy original clam shell box/No Dust Jacket. Grassi, Vittorio. 93 pages [4]. Folio, 36 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 1193 of 1321, signed by the illuminator, Nestore Leoni and the illustrator, Vittorio Grassi to commemorate the sixth centenary of Dante's death. This is a perfect facsimile of the original parchment manuscript, French leaved and printed on vellum in two or more colors with thirty-nine full or compressed illustrations, plus illuminated head and tail pieces on each page. The paper made in the mills of Pietro Miliani in Fabriano. Laid-in, a four page announcement of this publication in English headlined -- "An Offering To His Holiness Pope Pius XI A Manuscript On Vellum Of the Vita Nuova." This too lettered in black and red, noting the publishing Executive Committee and providing critical commentary from religious and literary notables. Bright, very fresh and clean copy.

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        Aber die Liebe. Zwei Folgen Gedichte.

      Berlin: bei Erich Steinthal, 1921. - 147 Seiten Text auf Büttenpapier und 15 nicht in die Paginierung einbezogene Tafeln. Neben diesen Originalradierungen finden sich 12 Textradierungen und 2 radierte Initialen, eine große Titelvignette und ein radiertes Titelblatt von Willi Jaeckel. 23 x 30,5 cm, HalbPergament mit Rückenschildchen. - Einmalige, limitierte und nummerierte Auflage von 340 Ex. Das vorliegende trägt die Nummer 60 und ist vom Künstler im Impressum signiert. - Hergestellt im Auftrag von Erich Steinthal 1920/21 bei Otto von Holten, Berlin. Satz: E. W. Tieffenbach. Radierungen unter Willi Jaeckels Leitung bei L. Angerer, Berlin, gedruckt. Einband etwas (wasser)fleckig, Rückenschildchen mit Fehlstellen; Buchblock mit Radierungen tadellos.

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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 - 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. 1 Kg. 45 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Regime Juridique Et Economique Du Commerce De Largent Dans La Belgique Du Moyen Age (Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.; Classe des Lettres et des Sciences Morales et Politiques; Memoire de la Classe des Lettres / Collection in-8, 1)

      Bruxelles : Hayez, 1921. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 2 Volume set. French. Green cloth spine with marbled boards. Gilt head and tail lines and gilt lettering to spine. A few spots of discoloration to spines. Rebacked. New end pages. Small tear to top corner of last page of volume one. Otherwise, interior pages of each book in excellent condition. Pages are clean and unmarked. Several tables throughout both books. A fold out table in each book. Collection was written by a professor at the Free University of Bruxelles and was published as an essay in the Academie Royale de Belgique Memoires. It is still used today as a resource for those studying economics. This essay focuses on late-medieval monetary problems and crises. Great set in excellent condition. A wonderful addition to the collection of any economist. Ships daily.

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        THE NATURE OF THE JUDICIAL PROCESS

      Yale University Press, New Haven 1921 - No DJ. 1922 (1921). First Edition, 2nd printing. 1st printing was printed in December of 1921. This 2nd printing was published just months later in June of 1922. This landmark title is from the library of legendary NYC attorney Elias L. Rockmore (Silkman v.Schwartz). Rockmore's ownership stamp stamped to FFEP. Black silk-like grooved cloth with still bright gold stamping to backstrip. Uncut page edges. Page edges show excess with corresponding chips to flanking page. Panels show scuffing and uneven sheen should you tilt the book as you might expect with the silk-like material. Rubbing to edges and slight loss of cloth at tips. Corners not sharp. Backstrip foot and crown gently pushed. Crown shows a touch of fray. FFEP shows 2 small staple holes. Slight faint toning to endpapers. Tiny instance of a faint trace of erased pencil. Rear endpaper has a tiny piece of paper adhered to edge. Flaws overstated and description is hypercritical. Binding is tight. Pages are clean. An incredibly early and affordable copy of a legendary title rarely seen under 4 figures. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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

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        Lendas da India

      Academia das Ciencias de Lisboa, Lisbon 1921 - 7 volumes. Please enquire for postal rates, digital images (thumbnails) and other details of the publication. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Survey

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

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        And Even Now

      London: William Heinemann, 1921. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. Inscribed by Beerbohm with Autograph Letter Signed laid in. The book is inscribed on the half title to S.J. Williams, "Dear Mr. Williams I am so very glad you see to like [And Even Now] and I thank you very much - Max Beerbohm May, 1943." Laid in is a letter to Williams along with the envelope in which it was sent. The letterhead is "Abinger Manor Cottage, Abinger Common, Nr. Dorking." In this charming letter Beerbohm writes: "June 15 1943/Dear Mr. Williams/I write to tell you, with many thanks, how proud I am to be the subject of an epigram so perfect in pre-, com-, and incision. Epigrams are usually unkind in wit. Wit and kindness are rather distantly related to each other. But here they seem to be [the word are is crossed out below this] brother and sister, and will abide in my heart as well as in my brain. With kindest regards from my wife and me to Mrs. Williams and to you, I am sincerely and gratefully yours, Max Beerbohm." The envelope is addressed S.J. Williams, Prof/Queens'; College/Cambridge. The flap of the envelope is affixed to the front endpaper opposite the half title page. There is one fold in the letter otherwise in fine condition. Book is bound in original yellow cloth with paper title label to spine. Soiled and bumped but in very good condition. Interior pages are clean and tight. 320 pages. LIT/042012.

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        DIE KLAGELIEDER JEREMIAS DES SOHNES HILKIAS AUS ANATHOTH. Übertragung aus dem masoretischen Text und Druckleitung von L. Goldschmidt. Holzschnitte von WILHELM SCHOCKEN.

      Otto Von Holten, Berlin 1921 - Superb full leather binding by Hubel und Denck , Leipzig. With 17 ( of which 6 full page and signed) original woodcuts by WILHELM SCHOCKEN. Handprinted in 105 numbered copies (this being Nr.27) of which only 90 copies were for sale. Unique edition. Some minimal superficial scratches on cover, otherwise a fine copy, very clean and fresh. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RELATIVITY. The Special and General Theory

      New York:: Henry Holt,, 1921. Very Good++. SIGNED BY ALBERT EINSTEIN without personalization. A Very Good++ hardback Second Printing in original blue cloth and gilt lettering spine and front cover. Gilt lettering faded spine. Foxing. Minimal cover edge wear. Housed in custom quarter leather and cloth clamshell box with with gilt lettering on leather spine label. 8vo. xiii, 168 pp.

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        The Jewish Peril : Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion

      London : "the Britons" London : "the Britons", 1921. 4th Edition. Physical desc. : vi, 95 p. ; 22 cm. Subject: Communism --Jewish question Near fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and toned. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.

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        The Hideous Hermit-Forest of Wild Thyme-Noyes

      n.p., 1921. 7 x 10-1/4 inches. Watercolor, initialled "RBTK" and dated.

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        MY DOLLY'S HOME

      1921. 1. DOLLS. (NOVELTY) MY DOLLY'S HOME (BIDDIE'S ADVENTURE) by Doris Davey after Helen Waite. London: Simpkin Marshall Hamilton for Arts and General, (1921). Oblong 4to (11 3/4 x 9"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some cover soil and list stain on the bottom of a few leaves else tight and VG, complete with the two sheets of paper doll figures uncut. There are 8 pages of text followed by vibrant color lithographed scenes (53) which follow the story. As each different part of the story is described, the reader uses the corresponding paper doll figures to re-enact the scenes as they progress from outside the house into the various rooms of the house. The rooms have doors and cupboards that open up into hiding places for the dolls, and each room is finely detailed with stylish furnishings of the era. A wonderful book, scarce.

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        English Homes

      London: Country Life & George Newnes, Ltd.,, 1921–37. Norman and Plantagenent; Medieval and Early Early Tudor; Early Tudor; Late Tudor and Early Stuart, 2 volumes; Late Stuart; Sir John Vanbrugh and his School; Early Georgian; Late Georgian. 9 volumes, folio. Original blue buckram-backed mid-blue cloth, title gilt to spines and upper boards, gilt rule to the spine edges, all edges gilt apart from volumes I & II, volume II which is entirely ungilded, blue marbled endpapers. With the dust jackets. Frontispiece to each volume and all copiously illustrated throughout. The jackets a little tanned at the spines and with some minor chipping, creasing and a few edge-splits, but overall this is a wonderfully preserved set. First editions, first impressions save for volume II of periods I and II, Mediaeval & Early Tudor - which was published out of sequence in 1936, this an early impression dated 1937. Remains a foundation text for the study of English English domestic architecture. In reviewing the issue of volume I, Architecture ("The Professional Architectural Monthly") commented on the scope and ambitions of the series; "This volume forms, it might be said, the undercroft on which the upper stories of English architectural development are reared. In it are laid the bases of the evolutionary history of house-planning, designing, and decorating in the land throughout all succeeding phases of both Gothic and Renaissance styles. But while the main purpose is architectural, here as throughout the series, the human element is kept well to the fore by narration of the home and public life of the owners of the various castles and manor-houses that are carefully described and profusely illustrated" (July, 1921) H. Avray Tipping (1855–1933 originally wrote for The Garden - he was a garden designer in the Arts and Crafts style being a friend of Gertrude Jekyll and Harold Peto - but when that journal was absorbed into Country Life in 1905 he became one of its principle writers. In 1907 he became the Architectural Editor, a post he held more or less continually until 1930. Tipping is widely recognised as one of the leading figures in the development of the study of the evolution of English architecture. His co-author on the Vanbrugh volume, Christopher Hussey, was the son of a friend, who Tipping encouraged to go up to Oxford, and then employed on the staff at Country Life, "during the next fifty years he contributed nearly 1400 signed articles, as well as being editor from 1933 to 1940" (ODNB). In his Obituary in the Garden History Society's newsletter - he too was a keen gardener and wrote extensively on historic gardens - Arthur Hellyer described his writing as setting "a new standard in erudition combined with readability." Hussey was the author of a three volume study of Georgian Country Houses, long held to be the standard work. A highly desirable set of this important publication.

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        Musical manuscript signed and dated 1920-21, most probably autograph, of the Quartett c moll für 2 Violinen, Viola und Violoncello... Partitur. Complete

      1921. 1f. (title), 96 pp. (slightly browned and soiled; tears to title-leaf). Folio. Unbound. & & According to dates found within the score, this quartet was composed from June 20, 1920 to February 15, 1921. . Karthaus was both a musicologist and a composer. He wrote a number of critical works including Das Ereignis Beethoven im Spiegel der Zeiten, 1968; Aus der Werkstaat der Musik, 1955; and Das System der Musik, 1962. His compositions include a symphony and variations for orchestra. The only published works that we have located are his Baukasten Lieder, 1957. Muller, Erich, ed.: Deutsches Musiker-Lexikon, Dresden, 1929, p. 659.& & We have not located any published editions of the present work.

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        THE CHRONICLES OF AMERICA. Extra-Illustrated, Engraved Plates. Library set. History of The United States. Complete in 51 volumes

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1921 [Guide dated 1924.]. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Complete in 51 volumes. (50 volumes + Guide Volume.) Bound in gilded cloth bindings. Gilded spines, and intricately gilded covers. The top edges are gilded. Printed on quality paper. Fully illustrated with engraved plates protected in tissue. Wide margins. Thick black ink. 8 1/8 inches tall. 52 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. Fine internally. The hinges are 100% fully attached. There is some external rubs/wear, rubbing along the spines. Very fresh, bright, and clean. Internally these appear free of foxing. Printed on high quality paper. There is no writing. Set is dated 1921. The guide is dated 1924, and has a different gilded spine. This set displays beautifully. Titles: 1. The Red Man's Continent. Ellsworth Huntington. Fold out map. Volume 2. The Spanish Conquerors. By Irving Berdine Richman. With a few fold out maps Volume 3. Elizabethan Sea Dogs. By William Wood. Fold out map. Volume 4. Crusaders of New France. By William Munro Bennett Volume 5. Pioneers of the Old South. By Mary Johnston. With a fold out map. Volume 6. The Fathers of New England. By Charles M. Andrews. Vol. 7. Dutch and English on the Hudson. Maud Wilder Goodwin Vol. 8. The Quaker Colonies. Sydney Fisher Vol. 9. Colonial Folkways. Charles M. Andrews Vol. 10. The Conquest of New France. George Wrong. Vol. 11. The Eve of the Revolution. Carl Becker Vol. 12. Washington and His Comrades in Arms. George Wrong Vol. 13. The Fathers of the Constitution. Max Farrand Vol. 14. Washington and His Colleagues. Henry Jones Ford Vol. 15. Jefferson and His Colleagues. Allen Johnson Vol. 16. John Marshall and the Constitution. Edward Corwin. Vol. 17. The Fight for a Free Sea. Ralph Paine. Fold out map Vol. 18. Pioneers of the Old Southwest. Constance Lindsay Skinner. Map Vol. 19. The Old Northwest. Frederic Austin Ogg. Fold out map Vol. 20. The Reign of Andrew Jackson. Frederic Austin Ogg Vol. 21. The Paths of Inland Commerce. Archer Hulbert Vol. 22. Adventures of Oregon. Constance Lindsay Skinner Vol. 23. The Spanish Borderlands. Herbert E. Bolton Vol. 24. Texas and the Mexican War. Nathaniel W. Stephenson Vol. 25. The Forty-Niners. Stewart Edward White Vol. 26. The Passing of the Frontier. Emerson Hough. Fold out map Vol. 27. The Cotton Kingdom. William Dodd Vol. 28. the Anti-Slavery Crusade. Jesse Macy Vol. 29. Abraham Lincoln and the Union. Nathaniel W. Stephenson Vol. 30. The Day of the Confederacy. Nathaniel W. Stephenson Vol. 31. Captains of the Civil War. William Wood Vol. 32. The Sequel of Appomattox. Walter Lynwood Fleming Vol. 33. The American Spirit in Education. Edwin E. Slosson Vol. 34. The American Spirit in Literature. Bliss Perry Vol. 35. Our Foreigners. Samuel P. Orth Vol. 36. The Old Merchant Marine. Ralph Paine Vol. 37. The Age of Invention. Holland Thompson Vol. 38. The Railroad Builders. John Moody. Fold out map Vol. 39. The Age of Big Business. Burton Hendrick. Some soiling to the covers. Vol. 40. The Armies of Labor. Samuel P. Orth Vol. 41. The Masters of Capital. John Moody Vol. 42. The New South. Holland Thompson Vol. 43. The Boss and the Machine. Samuel P. Orth Vol. 44. The Cleveland Era. Henry Jones Ford. Vol. 45. The Agrarian Crusade. Solon Buck Vol. 46. The Path of Empire. Carl Russell Fish Vol. 47. Theodore Roosevelt and His Times. Harold Howland Vol. 48. Woodrow Wilson and the World War. Charles Seymour Vol. 49. The Canadian Dominion. Oscar Skelton. Fold out map Vol. 50. The Hispanic Nations of the New World. volume 51 study guide This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.

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        Chronicles of America, Extra-Illustrated Edition, Volumes 1-50

      New Haven:: Yale University Press,. 1921.. Hardcover. Very good overall. A remarkable series, each volume written about a certain period in American history by authors that include some of the most distinguished American historians. 50 volumes in blue gilt decorated cloth volumes, in the original gray printed dust wrappers. 8vo, each volume approximately 250pp, top edge gilt. Handsome photogravure plates by Anderson-Lamb Co. of NY, with tissue guards, and colored folding maps. The three Civil War volumes are extremely collectible, with photographs after Matthew Brady. Titles: 1. The Red Man's Continent. By Ellsworth Huntington. Fold out map. Volume 2. The Spanish Conquerors. By Irving Berdine Richman. With a few fold out maps. Volume 3. Elizabethan Sea Dogs. By William Wood. Fold out map. Volume 4. Crusaders of New France. By William Munro Bennett. Volume 5. Pioneers of the Old South. By Mary Johnston. With a fold out map. Volume 6. The Fathers of New England. By Charles M. Andrews. Vol. 7. Dutch and English on the Hudson. Maud Wilder Goodwin. Vol. 8. The Quaker Colonies. Sydney Fisher. Vol. 9. Colonial Folkways. Charles M. Andrews. Vol. 10. The Conquest of New France. George Wrong. Vol. 11. The Eve of the Revolution. Carl Becker. Vol. 12. Washington and His Comrades in Arms. George Wrong. Vol. 13. The Fathers of the Constitution. Max Farrand. Vol. 14. Washington and His Colleagues. Henry Jones Ford. Vol. 15. Jefferson and His Colleagues. Allen Johnson. Vol. 16. John Marshall and the Constitution. Edward Corwin. Vol. 17. The Fight for a Free Sea. Ralph Paine. Fold out map Vol. 18. Pioneers of the Old Southwest. Constance Lindsay Skinner. Map Vol. 19. The Old Northwest. Frederic Austin Ogg. Fold out map. Vol. 20. The Reign of Andrew Jackson. Frederic Austin Ogg. Vol. 21. The Paths of Inland Commerce. Archer Hulbert. Vol. 22. Adventures of Oregon. Constance Lindsay Skinner. Vol. 23. The Spanish Borderlands. Herbert E. Bolton. Vol. 24. Texas and the Mexican War. Nathaniel W. Stephenson. Vol. 25. The Forty-Niners. Stewart Edward White. Vol. 26. The Passing of the Frontier. Emerson Hough. Fold out map. Vol. 27. The Cotton Kingdom. William Dodd. Vol. 28. the Anti-Slavery Crusade. Jesse Macy. Vol. 29. Abraham Lincoln and the Union. Nathaniel W. Stephenson. Vol. 30. The Day of the Confederacy. Nathaniel W. Stephenson. Vol. 31. Captains of the Civil War. William Wood. Vol. 32. The Sequel of Appomattox. Walter Lynwood Fleming. Vol. 33. The American Spirit in Education. Edwin E. Slosson. Vol. 34. The American Spirit in Literature. Bliss Perry. Vol. 35. Our Foreigners. Samuel P. Orth. Vol. 36. The Old Merchant Marine. Ralph Paine. Vol. 37. The Age of Invention. Holland Thompson. Vol. 38. The Railroad Builders. John Moody. Fold out map Vol. 39. The Age of Big Business. Burton Hendrick. Vol. 40. The Armies of Labor. Samuel P. Orth. Vol. 41. The Masters of Capital. John Moody. Vol. 42. The New South. Holland Thompson. Vol. 43. The Boss and the Machine. Samuel P. Orth. Vol. 44. The Cleveland Era. Henry Jones Ford. Vol. 45. The Agrarian Crusade. Solon Buck. Vol. 46. The Path of Empire. Carl Russell Fish. Vol. 47. Theodore Roosevelt and His Times. Harold Howland. Vol. 48. Woodrow Wilson and the World War. Charles Seymour. Vol. 49. The Canadian Dominion. Oscar Skelton. Fold out map. Vol. 50. The Hispanic Nations of the New World. William R. Shepherd. 2 folding maps. Does not include the supplemental volumes printed after 1921. Some dust wrappers a little ruffled at head of spine, a very few with closed tears repaired, but overall in a very good state. The bindings & interiors are in pristine condition.

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        A HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR. Vol. I. Inscribed Presentation Copy

      London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1921 Buchan, John. A HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR. Vol. I. Inscribed Presentation Copy. London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1921. [Published in 4 volumes complete, 1921-1922]. First edition thus of the first volume, the entire account originally appearing in twenty-four volumes between February 1916 & July 1919, written & published for the most part during the progress of the campaign. 8vo., 552pp, 18 maps. Gilt-stamped dark green cloth. A near fine example showing modest use. Neatly inscribed in black fountain pen on the front free endpaper to his friend & fellow Lord: "Lord Inverforth / with the kind regards of / his friend of over forty years / John Buchan / Nov. 1921" "Andrew Weir, 1st Baron Inverforth PC [1865 - 1955] created & headed the firm of Andrew Weir and Co. ship owners of Glasgow. In the First World War he served as a minister in the coalition government: he was Surveyor General of Supplies from 1917- 1919, & Minister of Munitions from 1919-1921. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir PC GCMG GCVO CH [1875- 1940] was a Scottish novelist, historian & Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. After a brief legal career Buchan simultaneously began both his writing career and his political and diplomatic career, serving as a private secretary to the colonial administrator of various colonies in Southern Africa. He eventually wrote propaganda for the British war effort in the First World War. Once he was back in civilian life Buchan was elected Member of Parliament for the Combined Scottish Universities, but he spent most of his time on his writing career, notably writing The Thirty-Nine Steps and other adventure fiction. In 1935 he was appointed Governor General of Canada by George V, king of Canada, on the recommendation of Prime Minister of Canada Richard Bennett, to replace the Earl of Bessborough. He occupied the post until his death in 1940. Buchan proved to be enthusiastic about literacy, as well as the evolution of Canadian culture, and he received a state funeral in Canada before his ashes were returned to the United Kingdom." . Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        Des Publius Ovidius Naso Lehrbuch der Liebe

      Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1921. Folio (31.9 cm, 12.75"). 90, [4] pp.; illus. Attractive edition of the Ars Amatoria translated into German by Ernst Hohenemser. The title-page and the charming, individual, and in a few cases mildly erotic head- and tail-pieces were lithographed by Max Slevogt, a notable member of the Berlin Secession. Publisher Cassirer was an art dealer and editor who actively promoted and supported artists of the Secession and the French Impressionist School. This is numbered copy 201 of 320 printed, of the eighteenth work to come from Cassirer's Pan-Presse. The Lehrbuch is not widely institutionally held in the U.S.; WorldCat finds => only three American locations. Publisher's half cream pigskin and light grey/tan cloth, rich eggplant endpapers, front cover with gilt-stamped vignette and spine with gilt-stamped title; bottom edge and corners rubbed or frayed with attendant soiling, front cover with area of faint staining. Interior clean and bright.

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        Exiles

      London: The Egoist Press,, 1921. A play in three acts. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to upper board in blind and to spine gilt. Some mild browning to two pages, top of spine slightly worn, spine lettering rubbed. Very good indeed. Second English and first Egoist Press edition of Joyce's only play. With the author's signed presentation inscription on the front free endpaper, "James Joyce Paris 2 January 1927". This copy is of the first issue, one of 500 copies in green cloth, the remainder sheets of the entire edition of 1,000 copies being sold to Cape in 1924 and bound up after that date in black cloth. Though first published in 1918, by Grant Richards in London and Huebsch in New York, the play did not receive its first English-language production until February 1925.

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        William A. Jackson: Photograph of the celebrated Western artist, seated painting in watercolor at his easel at home, in the company of famous photographer Merle La Voy, inscribed "To Merle La Voy, Wm. A Jackson, 1932" at top

      n.p. 1921 n.p., 1921. (JACKSON, WILLIAM A) 8 x 10 inches. . Inconspicuous crack at lower right corner, else fine. From the library of Merle La Voy

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        Europe's Morning After

      Harper and Brothers New York (1921) - First Edition. Author's extremely uncommon first book. "Roberts went to see how poor old Europe looks and feels today. He tells you about Poland, the short and long Poles, and the barber Poles - the tragedy too. In Hungary he found why Hungarians are the best little one hundred per cent haters of Austrians. In Italy he saw the Italian striking as usual, playing morra as usual, and kissing and making up as usual - and Italy's struggle to come back. Through Europe Roberts went, watching the innocent little fights and rows which the Peace Conference started so that people would not get tired of war too quickly". Near Fine in attractive Very Good plus dustjacket, few nicks at spine ends and flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AFTER READING. [and] AFTER BERNEVAL

      Westminster: Beaumont Press, 1921. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 75 COPIES ON JAPANESE VELLUM OF THE EDITION DE LUXE SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER AND ARTIST (of a total of 475 copies). Hardcover. 222 x 152 mm (8 3/4 x 6"). Two separately issued but companion volumes. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 75 COPIES ON JAPANESE VELLUM OF THE EDITION DE LUXE SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER AND ARTIST (of a total of 475 copies). Original vellum-backed decorative paper boards. "Reading" with vignette on title in orange and green, two plates in the same colors, one facsimile of writing in text, device on final page, stylized illustration of a tree on front and rear endpapers; "Berneval" with woodcuts of Naples and Paris printed in blue on the front and rear endpapers, two-color title page woodcut, one plate and a facsimile of a Wilde letter, and printer's woodcut device; our special deluxe version WITH THREE ADDITIONAL WOODCUTS at the back of each volume, all the woodcuts as well as the cover design by Randolph Schwabe. Ransom, p. 211; Tomkinson, p. 17. "Berneval" spine just a bit darkened, otherwise FINE, UNWORN COPIES that have obviously been little used, as they open stiffly and are immaculate inside and out. Here, "After Berneval" is offered with "After Reading," its (earlier) companion volume, both of them in their deluxe form on Japanese vellum and including an extra suite of the illustrations. "Reading" comprises a set of letters, also written to Ross, by Wilde during the summer of 1897, after having just been released from two years' imprisonment in Reading Gaol. The preface to its sequel, "After Berneval," says that the earlier collection "was unprocurable almost as soon as it was published." The letters in these volumes tell the story of a tragic literary figure who fell from a precipitous height. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was born and raised in Ireland, studied classics at Trinity College, Dublin, and at Magdalen College, Oxford, and then settled in London. There he became famous for his unmatched wit and infamous for his personal eccentricities--long hair, décor at his lodgings that included peacock feathers and blue china, and, ultimately, sexual behavior that was deemed both intolerable and criminal. During the first half of the 1890s, he was enjoying remarkable social prominence and literary success with the staging of "Lady Windermere's Fan" (1892), "A Woman of No Importance" (1893), "An Ideal Husband" (1894), and the incomparable "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1895). But two months after the staging of this last play, he brought a defamation suit against the Marquess of Queensbury, the father of his intimate friend, Lord Alfred Douglas. The suit backfired: in the course of the litigation, Wilde was investigated by police, and his homosexuality was exposed, leaving his reputation destroyed. He was sentenced in May of 1895 to two years of hard labor, spending part of his time behind bars at Reading Prison, where he produced his powerful poem, "De Profundis." After release, he moved to the Continent and died three years later in Paris of meningitis. As Day says, "Among English men of letters only Byron and Shaw have surpassed Wilde in the craft of conscious posing and self-publicizing," a fact that has made succeeding generations suspicious of the reality behind the legend that the author helped to establish. But after a period when he was treated as a kind of martyr because of his suffering at the hands of squeamish Victorianism, "it is at last possible to evaluate Wilde as the capable literary artist he acutally was.

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        La Vita Nouva Nel Sesto Centena Rio Della Morte Di Dante Alighieri

      Bergamo: Istituto Italiano d'arte Grafiche, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. purple cloth decorated in gilt. Teg. Fine, in worn but sturdy original clam shell box/No Dust Jacket. Grassi, Vittorio. 93 pages [4]. Folio, 36 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 1193 of 1321, signed by the illuminator, Nestore Leoni and the illustrator, Vittorio Grassi to commemorate the sixth centenary of Dante's death. This is a perfect facsimile of the original parchment manuscript, French leaved and printed on vellum in two or more colors with thirty-nine full or compressed illustrations, plus illuminated head and tail pieces on each page. The paper made in the mills of Pietro Miliani in Fabriano. Laid-in, a four page announcement of this publication in English headlined -- "An Offering To His Holiness Pope Pius XI A Manuscript On Vellum Of the Vita Nuova." This too lettered in black and red, noting the publishing Executive Committee and providing critical commentary from religious and literary notables. Bright, very fresh and clean copy.

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        A Creed

      Stanmore: No Publisher, 1921. Illuminated manuscript, 10pp (ignoring blanks). Full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, bands bordered with gilt single fillet, covers with inner roll of dots with fleuron corner pieces, surrounded by a single fillet border, upper cover with author and title in gilt, gilt roll to edges and gilt fillets to inner edges, a.e.g., probably bound by Riviere. Spine faded, extremities slightly faded and lightly rubbed, couple of small spots of foxing to upper cover. Internally there is a hint of dust-soiling towards head of pages, otherwise quite bright and clean. Attractive calligraphy and rubrication by one of three highly accomplished sisters. Remnant of a letter from Alberto Sangorski (really just his signature) laid in. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. Illus. by Brown, Joan W.. 8vo. Illuminated Book.

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        Lendas da India

      Lisbon: Academia das Ciencias de Lisboa, 1921. 7 volumes. Please enquire for postal rates, digital images (thumbnails) and other details of the publication.. Paper cover, Stapled. Good/No Jacket.

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        THE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT THE LITTLE LOST BEAR

      Published by Nelson, 1921. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Tourtel, Mary. Good condition with no wrapper. The first appearance of Rupert Bear in book form. Small square format. Cream and brown pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert with a hoop and stick. Illustrated throughout in shades of brown. 88 pages. Story in verse. Boards grubby with worn corners. 1.5" loss at base of spine and 0.5" loss at top. Remainder of spine detached at rear edge but still attached at front. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Faint margin marks to contents but pictures still bright. A decent copy of this scarce Rupert book. [S]

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