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        Six Years With The Texas Rangers. 1875-1881.

      Published by Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., Austin. 1921.. This is the true first edition that precedes the Yale Edition by 4 years. This book is referenced in John H. Jenkins, BASIC TEXAS BOOKS, (no. 76). Jenkins calls it one of the finest personal memoirs of Texas Ranger service. J. Frank Dobie said, "Once you start reading Captain Gillett's story of the dog that guarded the Indian-besieged camp in Crow Flat; of the chase of old Victorio, Apache, into Mexico; of the round-up of outlaws in the Junction country; of the desperate ride after Sam Bass; of the Peg Leg robber gang on the San Saba; of the long ride with General Baylor from San Antonio to El Paso, you can not stop until you have finished the story, and then you want to begin the next." Boldly inscribed and signed by the author, Texas Ranger J. B. Gillett on the second free end page: "Very Truly Yours, J. B. Gillett." The first free end page has an inscription that reads: "Presented to Baylen (or Baylor) Shaw by the Author, 1922. 332 pages. All 8 plates are present with the original tissue guards. Original green cloth hardback has bug damage which has discolored the spine and lower edges. The title on the front cover is bright and undamaged. The title on the spine is bright with a little bug damage. No dust jacket. Book does not have any other writing except the author's signature and the inscription noted above. The interior of the book is remarkably well preserved. Binding is tight. Book is straight. Condition of the book is Very Good, plus. A very clean book for its age. An already rare book made even more remarkable by the old Ranger's signature. Also referenced in Adams Guns 829; Adams Burs 148; Adams One-Fifty 62; Campbell, p. 78; Dobie, p. 59; Graff 1553 and Howes G177. This is the true first edition that precedes the Yale Edition by 4 years. Book condition: Very Good. No dust jacket. Binding is: Hardcover. 5 1/2 in. x 7 3/4 in. Signed by author.

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        Notre Dame, Paris 1921, Original Etching, Signed

      Eugene Bejot 1921. Near Fine Artwork SIGNED TWICE. 9 x 8 picture matted and framed in 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 frame ready for hanging. Pencil signature beneath picture as well as on it. Click for image. ; 22940-oa .; Signed by Artist

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        Six Boix Graves par E. H. Tielemans. Six Poemes Composes par P. Poirier.

      (Tielemans, E. H. Illustrator). Six Boix Graves par E. H. Tielemans. Six Poemes Composes par P. Poirier. Bruxelles: Biblion, 1921. Copy number 10 of 10 on Japon, signed by Teilemans (entire edition 126). Oblong 4to. Original wrappers, hand-made Japon paper. Wrappers, slightly soiled, else fine. Printed by the presses of J.-Goossens, 1921. This is a rare example of the art-deco book in Belgium. The poetry and woodcuts are primarily on fashionable themes: Parfums, Le Collier, Jeunesse. The angular, black and white wood-engravings echo French art-deco styles. The artist, Emile Henry Tielemans, was a painter, engraver on wood, and jeweler, born in Louvain, 1886.

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        Humoristisches ABC. [RARE]

      Kinderbucher Verlag Wernigerode Leipzig: Kinderbücher-Verlag Wernigerode, [1921]. First edition. Hardcover. g. Quarto. [28]pp. Original quarter cloth over illustrated paper covered boards. Title-page in red and black lettering. Scarce German ABC book beautifully illustrated with 26 color drawings, each one of them being a rhyming introduction to a specific letter of the alphabet. Some of the illustrations depicted in this work portray an acrobat, a ballerina, a clown, and an elephant. The letter Z page has the printed signature of illustrator von Trost-Regnard and is dated 1921. OCLC and KVK indicate only two copies owned by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Some age-wear on binding with covers and spine partly stained and age-toned. Head of spine slightly chipped. Corners rubbed. Minor creasing and sporadic foxing on outer margin of pages (not affecting illustrations). Text in German, gothic script. Binding in overall fair to good, interior in good to very good condition.

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        Original Sketch of "Woman and Fawn"

      c. 1921. In the 1920s, E.E. Cummings was a regular contributor of both writing and artwork to The Dial magazine, which was the preeminent Modernist journal of its time, publishing such writers as Joyce, Pound, Eliot, Cocteau, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Ford Madox Ford and such artists as Picasso, Cezanne, Matisse and Kandinsky. Cummings was only 25 years old when his first pieces were accepted for The Dial and, notably, it was the only place where his poems and his artwork were published side by side on a regular basis. The January, 1921 issue had four drawings and a poem ("Puella Mea") by Cummings: this is Cummings' original sketch for one of those drawings, perhaps the most well-known of them, of a fawn on its hind legs, next to a nude woman, beneath a tree. This sketch was used as his pencil transfer, and as such is drawn on both sides of the paper. The final product, which was ink and graphite on paper, is now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a bequest of Scofield Thayer, Cummings' friend and mentor and the editor of The Dial. This sketch is on 8-3/8" x 10-7/8" paper, with a 5" x 9" pencil border. Stained and chipped, mostly in the right margin; very good. With a Gotham Book Mart exhibit number (#245) in the upper left hand corner, where a chip is pending. A copy of The Dial, Vol. LXX, No 1 [NY: Dial, 1921], with the published drawing is included and is near fine with a small spine nick and the usual wear to the yapped edges. An iconic image in its very first incarnation. .

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        AFTER READING. [and] AFTER BERNEVAL

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

      New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company. NF/NONE. 1921. Hardcover. 42, 47, 49, 60. 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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        Chemin de Fer D'Orleans: Chaumont Les Chateaux de la Loire Circuits Automobiles

      Imp. Champenois 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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        A History of British Mammals (Parts 1-21)

      Gurney and Jackson London: Gurney and Jackson. (1910-1921). First. First edition. Two volume set of the original 21 parts. Printed paper wrappers, the rear wraps with a printed flap extending over the contents page of each part. Complete as issued with 14 color and 57 black and white plates. Ex-library with a perforated stamp on the title and one text page of Part 1 only, light scattered tears to some rear wraps at the fold, else a near fine set with the publisher's laid-in and tipped-in printed subscriber notices present. A bright, well-preserved set of this survey of British Bats and Land Mammals. .

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        Operation in Waziristan 1919-1920. Catalogue No. C. W. 4 Case No8987 N. S.

      Calcutta, Superintendent Government Printing , India 1921. First Edition: Confidential Serial No 1656: Original green cloth boards with light brown leather spine and corners, banded spine, titles in gilt against maroon background, riubbed and chipped to extremities, generally firm and very good, uncut page edges, plain endpapers, hinges strengthened with black cloth tape and stitching, printed stamp to front endpaper Adjutants Office 10 Mar 1922, hand written inscription in Red 'Mess 48th Pioneers.' Pagination x, 187 pages, map pocket to the rear, substantially illustrated with 31 plates, 8 panoramas and maps. A fold-out map 'sketch Camp Wana' is adjacent to page 23, there should be six other maps these are present with the exception of No.4 'General Map of Waziristan' which should be in the pocket at the back. The two other maps that are intended to be in the pocket are present. Size 10.00 x 6.5 x 1.5 inches approx. A heavy book to post. Many students and military connoisseurs will find it fascinating to look back at this conflict, its sources and consequences.

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        STUDI DANTESCHI. Diretti da Michele Barbi.

      Sansoni 1921-1984 In-8, bross., ca. 150/200 pp. cad. vol. Di questa importante rivista offriamo una raccolta pressoché completa, dal 1921 (vol. III) al 1984 (vol. LVI), in 53 volumi. Manca il vol. ?L?. Tutta la raccolta è ben conservata (solo voll. IV e V con pagg. ingiallite e con una bross. restaur.). "Fondata e diretta da Barbi, sotto gli auspici della Società Dantesca Italiana nel 1920, in quaderni semestrali, la pubblicazione fu interrotta nel 1943 (col vol. XXVII). Riprese nel 1949 e fu ancora interrotta negli anni 1952 e 1956. La rivista, dopo la morte di Barbi venne affidata a Mario Casella ed è, dal 1957, diretta da Gianfranco Contini. Il campo d'azione è vastissimo, occupandosi di tutti i principali problemi attinenti la critica dantesca." Cosi' Diz. Vallecchi,II, pp. 1293-94.

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        CHILDREN'S MOTHER GOOSE

      1921. 2. (DONAHEY,WILLIAM)illus. THE CHILDREN'S MOTHER GOOSE. Chicago: Reilly & Lee (1921). 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, 120p., slight bit of cover soil and small margin mend else clean and VG+ condition. First edition. Claiming to be the most complete American Mother Goose, there are 700 rhymes with index. Illustrated by Donahey (creator of the Teenie Weenies) with over 100 terrific illustrations including pictorial endpapers and 12 great, bright color plates. Reissued later that same year under the title The Teenie Weenie Man's Mother Goose. Scarce and an unusually nice copy.

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        ALMAYER'S FOLLY. THE STORY OF AN EASTERN RIVER

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1921 First Canadian Edition. A lovely copy indeed of Conrad's first published novel, in the publisher's original green cloth covered boards, lettered & ruled in black on the spine and front cover, showing minimal use. 8vo. 272 pp..undated title-page as called for, printed from the plates of the first English Edition, (second state), with the typographical error on page 110 corrected., remains an important issue for the Conrad collector.. 1st Edition.

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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. Very Rare. 47 editions 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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        A TRAVELLER IN LITTLE THINGS

      London & Toronto: Dent 1921. 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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        Über eine naheliegende Ergänzung des Fundamentes der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie. [RELATIVITY THEORY]

      Berlin: Akad. Wiss. Berl., 1921, Berichte 51-53, 1921 ALBERT EINSTEIN. Über eine naheliegende Ergänzung des Fundamentes der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie, Berlin 1921, 8vo., 26.5 x 18.5 cms, Akad. Wiss. Berl., 1921, Berichte 51-53, (pp.261-264). Original printed wrappers. NEAR MINT CONDITION. A fine fresh example (small pencil mark to upper wrapper) of THIS RARE PAPER!! - ."Although Einstein could not accept Weyl's theory as a physical theory, he cherished "its courageous mathematical construction" and thought intensively about its conceptual foundation. This becomes clear from his paper "On a complement at hand of the bases of general relativity" of 1921. In it, he raised the question whether it would be possible to generate a geometry just from the conformal invariance of Equation without use of the conception "distance", i.e., without using rulers and clocks. He then embarked on conformal invariants and tensors of gauge-weight 0, and gave the one formed from the square of Weyl's conformal curvature tensor" Hubert, F.M. Goenner, On the History of Unified Field Theories. Reference: Weil N. 116; Schlipp-Shields No.145.. First Edition.

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        Des Publius Ovidius Naso Lehrbuch der Liebe

      Paul Cassirer Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1921. 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.. 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.

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        Briefe an die Prinzessin Wu. Schrift und Text dieses Buches zeichnete Mara Schrötter-Malliczky auf den Stein.

      32,5x25,5 cm. 16 lithographierte Seiten von Mara Schrötter-Malliczky mit farbigen Illustrationen. Originalhalbseidenband mit Kordelbindung (Blockbuchbindung) und Deckelillustration, in illustrierter Original-Kassette mit wiederholtem Deckebild. Kosch III, 2615. - Eines von 300 Exemplaren, von Schütz und Schrötter-Malliczky signiert. - Gedruckt in der Offizin von Carl Reissers Söhnen. Handeinband von Karl Scheibe, Wien. - Kassette leicht gebräunt und an den Kanten etwas berieben. - Das Buch in sehr schönem Zustand. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        I vapenrock och linnebyxor. En krigsmans intryck och upplevelser av Ville i Momåla.

      Växjö, 1921. Originalupplaga. 17x11,5 cm. 119, (1 blank) s. Samtida grönt halvklotband med marmorerade pärmpapper. Främre omslaget medbundet. Lätt tilltryckta pärmhörn. Inlagan med ett fåtal mindre fläckar och lätta skrynklor, men ett ovanligt fint ex. Mobergs debut. Contemporary green half cloth binding with marbled sides. Front wrapper preserved. Slightly bumped corners. Contents have a few scattered small specks and light creases, but are unusually fine. First edition of Moberg's debut, using the pseudonym 'Ville i Momåla'. The book contains light-hearted stories from the military service

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        BROOM, AN INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE OF THE ARTS PUBLISHED BY AMERICANS IN ITALY

      Broom (Rome: Broom). 1921. 4to., paper wrappers. 96 pages.. Edited by Harold A. Loeb, Alfred Kreymborg, Associate editor, Giuseppe Prezzolini. Woodcut cover design by E. Prampolini 1894-1956). With contributions by Joseph Stella, Picasso (drawing of Igor Strawinsky), Conrad Aiken, Amy Lowell, Man Ray and many others. This magazine lasted from 1921 to 1924 before folding for financial reasons. Light wear to covers. Unopened copy. .

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        I vapenrock och linnebyxor.

      En krigsmans intryck och upplevelser. Ville i Momåla. Växjö, Nya Växjöbladets boktryckeri AB, 1921. 119 s. Blått klbd med sparsamt guldornerad rygg. Liten fläck på titelbladet. Ljung Granskogs exlibris. Dedikation på s. 3: "Till Ljung Granskog från förf.". Författarens debut. Vilhelm Mobergs gode vän Carl Graneskog (1897-1982), som stod bakom pseudonymen Ljung Granskog, var poet, folklivsskildrare och kulturhistorisk skribent. Han hade 1919 skickat ett uppskattande brev till Moberg, vilket blev upptakten till en flitig brevväxling under hela 20-talet. Graneskog som var en flitig tidningsmedarbetare recenserade Mobergs böcker och skrev vid några tillfällen artiklar om honom. Han förärade även sin vän beväringen Ville i Momåla en hyllningsdikt "Med anledning av hans utnämning till Riktrote"

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        The Second Book of the Authors Club Liber Scriptorum [with] A Collection of Manuscripts and Galley Proofs of The Second Book of the Authors Club Liber Scriptorum

      New York: The Author's Club. 1921. First. The complete collection of manuscripts and galley proofs of The Second Book of the Authors Club Liber Scriptorum along with a near fine copy of the book, #2 of 251 copies. All but one of the 129 manuscripts are present with various corrections and additions including author Signatures on nearly half, including four Signatures not in the book, plus a manuscript originally included but removed before publication. One or more versions of the printer's galleys for 116 of the 129 contributions with corrections and printer's notes. Also included is a contemporary oversized quarter leather clamshell box with gilt spine label that housed the manuscripts and galleys. First edition. Folio. Morocco grained cloth gilt, beveled edges, marbled endpapers, and untrimmed pages. Near fine with light wear to the extremities, joints lightly rubbed and two tiny bookseller stickers on the rear endpapers ("Philotheos K. Ferney Fine and Rare Books"). The Authors Club of New York was organized in 1882 as a club for noted persons and authors, such as Andrew Carnegie, Samuel Clemens, Frank Stockton, and John Hay. The First Book of the Authors Club Liber Scriptorum was published in 1891 to raise money for a permanent home for the social club. This second volume was conceived to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first volume but publication was delayed due to World War I. When finally published in 1921, it contained 129 stories, poems, and essays in a limited edition of 251 copies and was Signed by each author at his contribution. Contributors include: Irving Bacheller, George Washington Cable, George Wharton Edwards, John Erskine, Franklin Henry Giddings, George Bird Grinnell, Rossiter Johnson, John Uri Lloyd, Brander Matthews, George Barr McCutcheon, Albert Payson Terhune, Carl Van Doren, and Henry van Dyke. As noted in the table of content and errata slip, not all of the authors were able to sign this volume: eight died before the presses had finished so facsimiles were used for Joseph Alexander Altsheler, Julius Chambers, William Henry McElroy, Charles Augustus Stoddard, Stephen Henry Thayer, Calvin Thomas, James Terry White, and William Young; two had gone blind, James Thompson Bixby and Richard Rodgers Bowker, and could no longer sign their name consistently; one contributor was off traveling, Frank Crane; and one was ill, William Ordway Partridge. This copy of The Second Book of the Authors Club Liber Scriptorum is exceptional because it is accompanied by all but one of the manuscripts from the contributing authors, along with the majority of the galley proofs. The Henry van Dyke manuscript is missing but included is Francis Whiting Halsey's manuscript, "Mulberry and a Book," which is included in the manuscript of the table of contents but was not included in the published book, likely due to the author's death in late 1919. The typed and autographed manuscripts range from small octavo to folio and are in various conditions, averaging very good or better. Many of them have some light to moderate tanning, tears or chipping, most likely due to years of storage in a contemporary clamshell box, also included. Nearly all the manuscripts (including the title page, table of contents and preface) contain minor to major corrections and additions, as well as notes to the printer and are held together with paperclips or pins with some minor oxidation. Many of the manuscripts are also Signed by their contributors, most notably Bixby, Bowker, White, and Young, who did not ultimately sign the published book. In addition to these manuscripts, the galley proofs of all but 13 of the contributions are included as well. They vary greatly in size, with many cut down from long galleys, probably for easier editing and storage. Nearly all are stamped, "The Plimpton Press, Duplicate Proofs," with some scattered chips and tears, along with editing marks and notes for the printer, about near fine. A one of a kind collection. Details available upon request. .

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        L'Habitation Forcee [A Forced Habitation]

      Paris: Rene Kieffer, 1921.. Limited First Edition [26/50]. Full blocked leather covers in art deco style. VG : in very good condition. Occasional spotting to pages within, not impinging on coloured plates. Minor cracking to front inner hinge. Marbled eps. 94pp. + 28 additional pl :: 28 hand-coloured pochoir illustrations by Jessie M. King; additional set of 28 plates bound-in following on - these uncoloured and without accompanying text. Full blocked leather covers by Parisian designer Rene Kieffer :: 250mm x 200mm (10" x 8") :: Limited presentation edition with binding by Parisian bookbinder Rene Kieffer (1875-1964); beautiful hand-coloured illustrations by the renowned Scottish illustrator Jessie M. King (1875-1949). This edition with additional set of uncoloured plates by Jessie M King duplicating the original colour illustrations

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        One Thousand Sport Stories

      The Spink Sport Stories Co. (Chicago): (The Spink Sport Stories Co.). (1921). First. First edition. Three volumes. Red cloth gilt. Binding error has left one page corner a bit oversized, light soiling to the boards, an otherwise fine, tight set. Stories about a number of sports by Spink, one of the leading sportswriters of his day and after whom the sportswriters' wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame is named. Complete sets are scarce, especially in this condition. .

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        Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott

      Harcourt Brace and Company New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1921. Twenty-first printing, published six months after the first printing. Rear hinge slightly tender, still a nice and bright, near fine copy in a nice, very good plus dustwrapper with a split at the bottom of the front spine fold. Lewis' first major success, a realistic portrayal of Midwestern life, and the first of several important novels for which he became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. A relatively early jacketed copy, and scarce thus. The first printing in original jacket is a rarity. Johnson High Spot of American Literature. .

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        Mitsou. Quarante images par Baltusz. Préface de Rainer Maria Rilke.

      Gr.8°, 13 S., 1 Bl. u. 40 Taf., Brosch. m. OU., OU am Rücken gebräunt u. an den Deckel tlw. stockfl., kl. Verlagsstempel a. Titelbl.; allg. schönes Ex. EA. Selten. Text frz. (WG2 Rilke 37). Rilke ermutigte den Sohn seiner Geliebten, der Malerin Elizabeth Dorothea, genannt Baladine, geb. Spiro (1886-1969), den zwölfjährigen Balthus (Balthazar Klossowski de Rola;1908 - 2001) zu diesen Zeichnungen. Es ist die Geschichte der Katze Mitsou, die Balthus zugelaufen und dann wieder verschwunden war.

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        Der Anbruch 2. Jh. (Hefte 1- 12 in 8 Heften (compl.), inkl Jahresverzeichnis); 4. Jg. , Hefte 1 -6 in 6 Heften. Alles in Orig.-Verlagsmappe.

      2°, je 2-6 Bl., teilw. unbeschnitten; , Broschur, Die expressionistische Zeitschrift erschien 1917/18 zuerst in Wien unter dem Titel «Der Anbruch. Flugblätter aus der Zeit». Als Herausgeber zeichneten Otto Schneider und Ludwig Ullmann. [Red.: Heinrich Novak]. Ab dem 2. Jg. (1919/20) erschien die Zeitschrift in Berlin im Verlag «Graphisches Kabinett J. B. Neumann» Hrsg. Otto Schneider u. J. B. Neumann. Der 4 Jg. (1921/22) erschien im Verlag Erich Reiss, Berlin. - Bd. 3 nicht erschienen. - Mit dem heft 9 des 4 Jg. wurde die Zeitschrift eingestellt. Hervorragende Reproduktionen von expressionistischen Holzschnitten. 2. Jg.: Bilder von Erich Heckel, Oskar Kokoschka, Lyonel Feininger, Schmidt-Rottluff, Ludwig Meidner, Christian Rohlfs, Max Pechstein, Otto Müller, Emil Nolde, Max Beckmann, Gerd Wollheim, Emil Maetzel, Rudolf Möller, 4. Jg.: Van Gogh, Camendonk, Erich Heckel, Felxmüller, Munch, Max Beckmann

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        Don Juan. Heiteres Drama in zwei Akten von Lorenzo da Ponte. Mit zwanzig Zeichnungen von Max Slevogt. In Holz geschnitten von Reinhold Hoberg. Textbuch aus der Druckerei der Taubstummen, Wien 1788.

      4°, 130 S., 20 Orig.-Holzschnitte (davon 16 als Vollbilder)., OHLdr. auf 5 Bünden m. gold. Rückenpräg., marmoriertes Bezugspapier, roter Kopfschnitt., Kapitale, Bünde und Ecken tlw. berieben, Exlibris a. Innendeckel, sonst tadellos. Ex. Nr. 41 der 250 Ex. der in Halbleder gebundenen Ausgabe B «auf gelblich getöntem deutschen Bütten», mit dem von Max Slevogt signierten ersten Vollbild. Teil der vierten Reihe der «Neuen Bilderbücher». Unter der Leitung von E. R. Weiss in der Holländischen Renaissance gedruckt in der Offizin W. Drugulin in Leipzig. Text ital. ( WV Söhn 381 -404).

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        Myter og Sagn fra Grønland.

      3 bind. Kbhvn. 1921-25. Illustr. Indbundet i smukt privat halvlæder med guldtryk og titel- og tomefelter i anden farve skind på rygge. [Bindene udført af Angelo Brünnich]. Ryggene svagt falmede.. Bindene, der ikke er signerede, er udført af bogbinder Angelo Brünnich (1913-2001). Han får, efter at have stået i lære hos sin farfar Johan Brunnïch, sølv for sin svendeprøve 1937. Stil- og kvalitetsmæssigt er han på højde med sine samtidige som Henrik Park og Juul-Lassen

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        Myter og Sagn fra Grønland. Bind 1-3. 1: Østgrønlændere. 2: Vestgrønland. 3: Kap York-Distriktet og Nordgrønland.

      1. udgave. Illustreret. København 1921-25. Indbundet i pæne, private halvlæderbind (Harry Larsen). 375 + 354 + 340 sider + 90 tavler og 2 kort. Ryggene lidt falmede. Bind 2 med svag ridse på ryggen over "Knud". Flere exlibris

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        1921 - 1962 Collection of Correspondence of El Paso Texas Educator & Author Dr. Lucinda De Leftwich Templin, Including Material Concerning Her War Museum and the Establishment of Radford School for Girls

      El Paso Texas: Not Published, 1921. The collection includes over 150 dated and signed letters written to (and a few items from) Dr. Lucinda DeLeftwich Templin (1888-1969) author, historian & collector, "...one of El Paso's best-loved and most distinguished educators - in 1916 she took her undergraduate and Master's at U. of Missouri and became Dean of Lindenwood College in St. Charles, MO., did doctoral work at Harvard and Columbia and took over as principal at the Radford School in 1927 (at the time, called El Paso School for Girls); Dr. Templin interested Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Radford of Webster Grove, Mo., in the school and the Radfords paid off the mortgage, provided an endowment fund that insured the institution's stability and the name of the school was changed in honor of these benefactors. During Dr. Templin's administration, Radford School grew to a nationally accredited school for girls in the Southwest and when she retired in 1967, the 22-acre campus had more than $1,000,000 in physical improvements and was debt-free. Dr. Templin had also completed plans for construction of a $400,000 library and museum on property owned by the school; she was a member of the nation's leading educational organizations and honorary societies, named consistently to Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Education; author of numerous publications, most of which were concerned with the field of education. (The above material from her obituary); This wide-ranging, diverse collection has three intertwining themes - letters concerning Dr. Templin's ongoing interest in education and educational materials for her school, letters which relate to the business and academic part of Radford and letters of reference for applicants and correspondence which relates to the creation of her War Museum, where she collected military autographs, uniforms, photographs, paraphernalia, weapons from around the world. A sampling of what is found here, chronological order: 1921 Dr. James G. Kiernan, writing about some autographs he was sending to Templin - he was famous for the earliest-known use of the word heterosexual in the United States; 1921 Ellen Shaw Barlow writing in relation to the national Committee on Prisons and Prison Labor, requesting Templin's presence for a meeting of the Committee on the Care and Training of Delinquent Women and Girls; 1926 Roy Franklin Nichols (1896-1973) American historian and a Pulitzer Prize winner, writing regarding one of Templins' publications; 1928 Breckinridge Long (1881 - 1958) diplomat and politician served in the administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, on Democratic National Committee letterhead - regarding a portrait of Rev. John Breckinridge (his great-grandfather) Templin was sending in appreciation of his "…defense of Religious Freedom…"; Federico de Onis Sánchez (1885 - 1966 ) Spanish writer and literary critic, taught Spanish literature at Columbia University in New York concerning a recommendation of one of his students for a position at Radford ; educator John L. Bergstresser; Jessie H. Humphries Associate Dean Texas Womens University; Butler Ames (1871-1954) American politician, engineer, soldier and businessman; Richard Fenner Burges (1873-1945) Texas legislator and conservationist; Alice Mildred Burgess; William Blair Roberts (1881-1964) Episcopal Suffragan Bishop South Dakota; Katharine Denworth, president of Bradford Academy, regarding an article on sororities in colleges; N. Floyd Templin of the Ohio House of Representatives writing on Templin family genealogical matters; John G. Barry, consulting mining geologist and engineer of El Paso, regarding an educational alliance between the Radford School and the Texas College of Mines; Arthur L Burroughs, publisher, writing about the subject of grammar in education; Harriet M. Chase of the National Education Assoc.; Jack Braveheart, regarding a talk on the American Indian; Ivan Lee Holt, Methodist bishop of St. Louis; Cornelia McKinne Stanwood of the Sarah Dix Hamlin School San Francisco; Joseph Dorfman, economic historian at Columbia Univ., asking Templin about her studies with Thorstein Veblen; an interesting 2-page letter from Dr. J. Travis Bennett of El Paso, regarding the setting-out of a chart for the physical examination and reportage on condition of applicants to Radford, with suggestions; Bertha Baur (1858-1940) directed the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music; A.F. Kuhlman, Assoc. Dir., University of Chicago, regarding research work on childrens' reading habits, information; Dr. William S. Gray (1885-1960) American educator and literacy advocate, also of U. of Chicago on the same subject; Sallie Caldwell, Teachers College Columbia University, regarding early learning & English curriculum materials; Mrs. Florence F. Osgood of the Neshobe camp for girls in Vermont requesting an alliance with Radford School; U.S. Army major (later colonel) Livingston Watrous; Colonel D.C. Pearson, New Mexico Military Institute; Ruth Elliott of Wellesley College; Chris P. Fox sheriff El Paso, regarding falling down on the job for police protection near the school; Brent N. Rickard American Smelting & Refining Works; Louise Traxell Greeley, Dean of Women at U. of Wisconsin Madison; Lieutenant Colonel Joseph P. Aleshire Fort Bliss Texas; Mrs. L.J. Calvocoressi, Chairman of the Women's Auxiliary of the Greek War Relief Assoc.; Lt. Col. (later major-general) Ray. T. Maddocks; , Robert E. McKee, Sr. (1889-1964), major U.S. contractor, engineer, builder; Columbia Broadcasting System program press information director George Crandall; Colonel (later Brig. General) Charles G. Sage; Elmer Davis (1890 1958) news reporter, author, the Director of the United States Office of War Information during World War II and a Peabody Award recipient; William McChesney Martin, Jr. (1906-1998) ninth and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, serving from April 2, 1951 to January 31, 1970 under five Presidents; Bernard Hoffman (1913 - 1979) American LIFE magazine photographer and documentary photographer, first American photographer on the ground at Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the atomic bomb was dropped in 1945; Alfred E. Stearns, Chairman Overseas Schools Committee; Colonel Hugh J. Deeney, Chief of the Adjutant General Division; Col Harold R. Turner, first commander of White Sands Missile Proving Ground; Guy Sylvestre (Jean-Guy Sylvestre), OC, FRSC (1918 -2010) Canadian literary critic, librarian and civil servant; Rear Admiral Barry Kennedy Atkins (1911 -2005) officer of the United States Navy best known for his achievements as a destroyer captain in World War II; R. Burdell Bixby, prominent Republican of NY State; Robert W. Hamilton, justice of the Texas Supreme Court, regarding a Radford school girl reference; Colombian world federalist Santiago Gutiérrez; M.S. Sundaram Head of Education, Indian embassy; Raymond L. Telles, Jr. (b. 1915) was the first Mexican-American Mayor of a major American city, El Paso, Texas (3 letters); Ángela Acuña de Chacón, Chilean who served as commissioner 1960-1972 on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; William G. Stark, Consul General of Canada; Rene Mascarenas Miranda, Municipal President (mayor) of Juarez; Gordon Llewellyn Allott (1907-1989) Republican politician; Mrs. William Barclay Parsons, president of the National Council of Women of the United States; John Koehler Gerhart (1907 - 1981) United States Air Force four star general; J. T. Rutherford (1921 - 2006) United States Representative from Texas; R. G. Follis, Chairman of Board. Standard Oil Company of California; Robert John Morris (1914-1996) President of the University of Dallas, American anti-Communist activist (2 notes); Karl Robin Bendetsen (1907 -1989 remembered primarily for his role as architect of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II; Elmer Ellis (1901 - 1989) American educator and fourteenth president of the University of Missouri; historian C.L. Sonnichsen; Marshall S. Carter, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence (CIA); Millicent C. McIntosh 1898-2001, fourth dean of Barnard College (1947-1952) and the College's first president - this is the last letter, dated 1962 and in it, Dr. Templin is asking for McIntosh to help with providing a successor to the headship at Radford - Templin was soon to retire and died relatively soon afterwards. Some of the letters and notes are very short, with limited content; others more voluminous.Additional materials include: letters to another Templin family member from Scott Wike Lucas (1892 - 1968) two-term Democratic United States Senator (1939-1951) from Illinois and Joel Bennett Clark (1890 -1954), better known as Bennett Champ Clark, Democratic United States Senator from Missouri from 1933 until 1945, later a United States federal judge; and a few other letters; an undated letter to Templin from pianist Ola Gulledge; a two -page undated letter on The American School Foundation Mexico letterhead; a few letters from Frank S. Ross, Major Gen. U.S. Army regarding the Templin War Museum project; a clipped signature of Alvan Tufts Fuller (1878 -1958) and one of John Kieran; and a unidentified sepia-tone matte-finish photograph circa 1920s that may be Dr. Templin or perhaps a friend; a few of the items with the original mailing envelopes; many letters with old adhesive residue from being mounted at some time, some with old tape marks in the corners, some of the items trimmed as if to accommodate in a smaller frame or album (not here); old fold lines, ageing; some with corner-attrition due to being removed; in overall good to very good condition and an interesting group of material encompassing the rich educational, business and personal life of this well-known Texas woman educator, whose contacts spanned the United States and the world.. Unique. Not Bound. Very Good.

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        Min dikt.

      Stockholm, Svenska bok- och tidningstryckeriet, 1921. 151 s. Hklbd med titeletikett i skinn. Omslaget medbundet. Dedikation: "Till J. Sundberg kamratligt från författaren 3. 3. 26.". Författarens sällsynta debut, utgiven av Bokförlaget Lyrik i Stockholm. Dedikationens mottagare är sannolikt Julius Sundberg (1888-1931) som 1921-25 var ansvarig redaktör för "Arbetarbladet" i Helsingfors där Diktionius medarbetade

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        Der Schmied seines Glücks.

      Leipzig und Wien, Avalun 1921. Gr.-8°. 44 Ss., 1 Bl. Mit 10 sign. Orig.-Holzschnitttafeln (einschl. Doppeltitel) in 2 Farben von Hans Alexander Müller. Handgebd., roter Ecrasélederband auf 5 Bünden mit vergold. Deckelvign., einfachen vergold. Deckelfileten, etwas Rückenvergoldung und farb. Rückenschildchen, sign. H. Sperling · Leipzig. Rodenberg 332.9. - 9. Avalun-Druck. - Eins von 100 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit den vom Künstler signierten Holzschnitten auf »Kaiserlich Japan« und im Ganzledereinband (Gesamtauflage 400; entgegen dem Druckvermerk nicht in grünem Saffian bei Enders gebunden). - Druck des Textes in den Werkstätten für Buch- und Steindruck der Staatl. Akademie für graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe, Leipzig, auf Bütten. Druckleitung bei Georg A. Manthéy. - Ecken mit leichten Schabspuren, stellenw. etwas nachgedunkelt bzw. leicht berieben.

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

      L.H. Lefevre & Son 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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        NAUCHTLIED

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

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        BOLLETTINO d?ARTE del Ministero della Pubblica Istruzione

      Bestetti e Tuminelli Rivista dei Musei e delle Gallerie d?Italia diretta da Arduino Colasanti. Milano, Bestetti e Tuminelli. Dall?anno I, 1921 all?anno X, 1930. 10 volumi in 4to. Mezza pergamena, doppio tassello. Molte illustrazioni. Articoli di Stunmann, Hermanin, Paribieni, Marangoni, Maiuri, Berenson, Planiscig, Toesca, Munoz, Van Marle, De Rinaldis, Ducati, Pittaluga, Ricci, Fleres, Cecchi ed altri.

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        Three Soldiers

      Doran New York: Doran. (1921). First. First edition, third state. Owner name front pastedown, about fine in very good plus, third state dustwrapper with light rubbing and wear. Publisher's complimentary card laid in. An attractive copy. .

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        A Treatise on Probability.

      London, Macmillan and Co., 1921. Orig. full cloth. Spine gilt and with gilt lettering. Very light wear along edges. Top of spine very lightly frayed. Stamps to foot of titlepage. and to foot of last leaf. XI,466 pp. a. Publisher's advertisements 2 pp. A few faint pencil underlinings and notes on the first 10 leaves. Internally clean and fine.. First edition of this landmark work in which Keynes expressed probability theory in term of the modern-type symbolism."His Treatise on Probability was not published until 1921, owing to the interruption of the war, but had been almost completed by 1911. This was at once at work of great learning ideas. Its bibliography of the literature is one of the most comprehensive that has ever been made.In regard to the original ideas, his ambition was to provide a firm mathematical basis for the probability theory on lines comparable to those of the Principia Mathematica, in which Russell and Whitehead laid the foundations of symbolic deductive logic. Of Keynes's book Bertrand Russell afterward wrote, "The mathematical calculus is astonishingly powerful, considering the very restricted premises which form its foundation - the book as a whole is one which it is impossible to praise too highly (Mathematical Gazette July 1922)."(DSB)

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        WONDERFUL GAME OF OZ

      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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        L'ANIMA E L'ARTE, Milano, L'Eroica, 1921

      33,5 x 42, leg. editoriale artistica piena tela con legacci, titoli e fregi in oro sul piatto in rilievo, buone condizioni, XLVI tavole a colori applicate ed ancora 18 finissime xilografie a piena pagina prima dell'inizio del testo e poi nel testo. Si tratta di una raffinata edizione stampata su carta filigrana a mano Fabriano, a larghi margini, fabbricata appositamente per L'Eroica. Inserito sciolto anche un piccolo saggio (17 x 20) delle tricromie che ornano il volume. Ex Libris xilografato di Ercole Casali al quale il libro viene dedicato "A Ercole Casali per la passione" firmato Ettore Cozzani e sotto c'è anche la firma di Pietro Gaudenzi. Tiratura limitata di soli 500 esemplari (il ns. reca il numero 157)

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        Napoleon

      Paris: Draeger FrEres pour Boivin & Cie 1921 Paris: [Draeger FrËres pour] Boivin & Cie, [1921]. (JOB) First edition thus. Folio. With 32 "chromotypogravures" after watercolors by Job, including four double-page and vignette at the avant- propos. [4], iv, 80pp. Original grey-green cloth, upper board pictorial, a.e.g. Spine perished, internally fine . Beautifully produced illustrated work on the life of Henri IV, king of Navarre and France

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        Kunstgeschichte der seidenweberei. berlino 1921.

      Import. ril. in tela, fregio dec. e caratt. a ril., cm 35x25, pp 49 di t., 526 ill. b/n f.t., 10 magnif. tavv a colori f.t. Ottimo esempl.

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        This Side of Paradise

      W. Collins & Sons London: W. Collins & Sons. (1921). First. First English edition. Neat contemporary owner name on the front fly, a little foxing to the foredge and endpapers, and a couple small spots on the boards, near fine lacking the dustwrapper. Fitzgerald's first book, altered considerably from the American edition. .

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        The Hideous Hermit-Forest of Wild Thyme-Noyes

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

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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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        ARCHITETTURA E ARTI DECORATIVE. Rivista d'arte e di storia. Direzione: Gustavo Giovannoni - Marcello Piacentini.

      In-4 p., brossura editoriale. Questa importante rivista illustrata, mensile e bimestrale. Iniziò le pubblicazioni nel 1921; nel 1927 divenne l'organo ufficiale del Sindacato nazionale architetti, direttore Alberto Calza Bini. A partire dal gennaio 1932 la rivista, pubblicata da Treves, prese il nome di "Architettura". Offriamo una raccolta di tutto il pubblicato , dal maggio 1921 al dicembre 1931, ben conservata (good copy). .

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        Sporting Recollections. The corrected typescript of this unpublished book, consisting of chapters on Pheasant, Duck and Quail shooting, and one, "Hits and Misses" concerning the mechanics of successful shooting; with a rejection letter from Henry Holt and Co. All contained in the original mailing envelope

      n.p. n.d. n.p., n.d.. The typescript consists of 42 pages with numerous pencil corrections, including, on two pages, the printed article on Quail as it originally appeared in the August 1921 issue of Field and Stream. On 11 x 8 1/2 inch pages, some fraying to a few margins, else fine. From the Estate of Eugene V. Connett, III, proprietor of The Derrydale Press . As with most of Connett's books, this is a collection of articles written for magazines, in this instance some highly personalized accounts of the author's shooting experiences--the exception being "Hits and Misses", a more objective account of the mechanics of shooting: developing a smooth swing, knowing when a bird is in range, etc. (The typescript of this bears Connett's pencilled notation, "Sold 1947 to F & S [Field and Stream] but not published"). Connett, then at the publishing firm of Van Nostrand, submitted "Sporting Recollections" to Henry Holt and Company, and on February 4, 1960 it was returned: "We do not feel that we would have sufficient sales success with the work to warrant our taking it on". It is not improbable that the rather short length of the book, together with Connett's strong personalized style, was a factor in this decision; at any rate, the book did not appear in print--which, as the owner of this typescript will quickly discover, was a considerable loss to the literature of sport. A FINE TYPESCRIPT

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        Deutsche kunst und dekoration. illustrierte monatshefte fuer moderne malerei, plastik, architektur, wohnungs-kunst und kuenstlerische frauen-arbeiten... darmstadt, 1921-1934.

      Ventisei semestri (tredici annate) legate in 13 volumi di cm. 29, pp. oltre 10.000 complessive. Con moltissime illustrazioni e tavole. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli e filetti in oro. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Disponibile il pubblicato dall'ottobre 1921 al marzo 1934. Mancano verosimilmente i frontespizi degli ultimi due semestri. Vasta raccolta di questo periodico che fu tra le più apprezzate pubblicazioni del tempo per quanto concerne la documentazione sull'arte decorativa europea e principalmente tedesca.

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