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        Amsterdam. Proza door Is. Querido. Litho's door W. Wagner. COPY DELUXE/COMPLETE.

      Amsterdam, Bernard Houthakker (1921). Clothbacked portfolio with lithographic illustration on front panel, 46 x 37 x 2 cms., containing textsheet not mentioning the number of lithographs, 16 pp., numbered in colophon with 1 lithograph depicting Central Station + 8 lithographs in colour, under passe-partout, each signed and numbered 78/100 in pencil. Edition: 100 copies 'genummerd 1-100.Dit is No. 78' in pencil in colophon. Interior of portfolio foxing in some places, but generally a very fine copy. Fine illustrations in the style of German Expressionism. Not in KB, The Hague. - Amsterdam, Bernard Houthakker (1921). Clothbacked portfolio with lithographic illustration on front panel, 46 x 37 x 2 cms., containing textsheet not mentioning the number of lithographs, 16 pp., numbered in colophon with 1 lithograph depicting Central Station + 8 lithographs in colour, under passe-partout, each signed and numbered 78/100 in pencil. Edition: 100 copies 'genummerd 1-100.Dit is No. 78' in pencil in colophon. Interior of portfolio foxing in some places, but generally a very fine copy. Fine illustrations in the style of German Expressionism. Not in KB, The Hague. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Women in Love - in the first issue dust wrapper

      Martin Secker, 1921. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Secker in 1921. A near fine book without inscriptions, sharp corners and no fading to the cloth at all. In a very good unclipped wrapper which has benefitted from some light professional restoration to the edges. An exceptionally rare example of the dust wrapper. This first trade edition appeared one year after the limited edition.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        De zes wieken, Alkmaar

      1921, 12th of november. Etching from 1921, depicting windmills in the meadows of Alkmaar. The etch is signed inside the plate with a monogram and the date. Underneath the plate is a full signature, title and date. Etching on paper, 322x413mm. The print is covered in a carton pass

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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        [BRONZE PLAQUE] THE SPIRIT OF THE SYNAGOGUE. WITH RELATED PUBLICATIONS

      No Place. Presume first edition/production. Large American bronze plaque, No Date (1921) . Bronze circular plaque with Biblical verse:

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Patent of nobility donated by Queen Wilhelmina (1880-1962) to Germain Jacques Stoop (Strijen 1878-Doorn 1963), lord of (Heer van) Oudshoorn, Gnephoek en de Ridderbuurt Born, candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn. With this patent of nobility the title of 'jonkheer' could be added to the family name.

      Kingdom of the Netherlands, 's-Gravenhage, d.d. 13 December 1921. Large vellum charter. Good condition. 60x64 cm. Partly printed, partly handwritten in Dutch, with in the centre a hand painted coloured coat-of-arms (painted by J.E. van Leeuwen). With the signature of Queen Wilhelmina and the minister of Justice Heemskerk. Royal wax seal of Queen Wilhelmina is attached in a metal disc shaped case with two gold braided sashes. The charter and the wax seal are encased in a contemporary metal box, hinges loose. This patent of nobility was donated by Queen Wilhelmina to Germain Jacques Stoop, who worked in 1921 as candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn and lived in the 'buitenplaats' Rijnlust in the same town. He later became civil notary (1926-1955). Stoop married three times and divorced once. First with Johanna Margaretha Piek (1885/6-1943), whose family owned the estate Rijnlust in Alphen aan den Rijn. This couple lost a daughter in childbirth in 1920. He then married Hendrika Johanna van der Kloot Meijburg (1884-1967). This marriage ended in divorce. In 1948 he married Baroness Louise Elisabeth Taets van Amerongen, lady of Woudenberg, Kamerik (Zeist 1897- Brummen 1977) in Reading (Berkshire, England). In 1942 Stoop was engaged in civil proceedings instigated by the province of Zuid-Holland against Stoop with respect to real estate. H187

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        Chto takoe teatr (What the Theater is About. The book for children.)

      Peterburg: Svetozar, 1921. 22 x 29 cm. Wraps. 75pp. + ads. . . . , 1921 . . . . , . . , , , . . . . . . . 2- . 1921 . 76 . . . . : , , , . . : * , , . * * , , , , , , , , . , , - , , - , *. The book for children. The ornamentation of the book, including cover, publishing brand, endings and frontispiece in two colors by Sergei Chekhonin artist, illustrated with drawings of the work SV Chekhonin and VA Milashevsky. Petersburg. Svetozar. 2nd State Printing House. 1921. 76c. Very large format. Plentiful. full-page ill. Illustrated story for children about the theater:. Room, drama, action, make-up, etc. At the end is a theatrical dictionary. Title Author: * This book I wrote for children who were not even in the theater, or at least visited, and in it, but nothing about it does not really know. K * children * in the theatrical arts I carry and their moms, dads, Bonn, nannies and governesses, who, though often go to the theater, but still not very well understood, what is the essence of drama performances, what unit the scene and what it higher purpose. I sincerely wish to all of them - and the kids, and older children - read this book with attention, in good spirits and that she really liked them. *

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        Comus

      London: William Heinemann, 1921 - With Twenty-Four Mounted Color Plates by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MILTON, John. Comus. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heineman[n.d., 1921].Edition De Luxe. Limited to 550 copies (this copy being no. 375). Large quarto (11 5/8 x 8 7/8 inches; 295 x 225 mm.). xviii, 76, [1, blank], [1, printer's device] pp. Twenty-four color plates mounted on brown paper, with descriptive tissue guards. Thirty-seven drawings in black and white.Bound ca. 1992 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full dark green crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1921 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, original pictorial endpapers. Fine."Another, more important, publication of Rackham's in 1921 was a long-delayed edition of Milton's Comus, the drawings for which, begun before the war, deserve to rank with his best work of that earlier period." (Hudson, p.119).Comus (A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634) is a masque in honour of chastity, written by John Milton. It was first presented on Michaelmas, 1634, before John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater at Ludlow Castle in celebration of the Earl's new post as Lord President of Wales. Known colloquially as Comus, the masque's actual full title is A Mask presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634: on Michelmas night, before the Rt Hon. Iohn Earl of Bridgewater, Viscount Brackly, Lord President of Wales, and one of His Maiesties most honorable privie councill. Comus was printed anonymously in 1637, in a quarto issued by bookseller Humphrey Robinson; Milton included the work in his Poems of 1645 and 1673. Milton's text was later used for a highly successful masque by the musician Thomas Arne in 1738, which then ran for more than seventy years in London.Latimore and Haskell, pp. 54-55. Riall, p. 143. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Climber's Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada.

      New York, The Knickerbocker Press for the American Alpine Club, 1921. Small 8vo. Original maroon cloth with rounded corners; pp. xvii, 183, frontispiece with tissue guard, 8 maps (a few of which folding); apart from very light marking to the binding, near fine, together with one loosely inserted printed leaf on How to use this Book and a letter on American Alpine Club Stationery announcing the publication of this title. First edition, very rare. The first book on the subject.

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        Traduccions i Fragments

      214, 6 pp. volume of avant-garde literature, including translations from French and English poets such as Paul Dermée, Pierre Reverdy, Guillaume Apollinaire, William Wordsworth, Rudyard Kipling, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Samuel Coleridge, and others, and a selection of seven fragments by Folguera, including three calligrams or visual poems. Not illustrated. Some toning or age-darkening to paper, minor foxing along fore-edge. 4to. Orig. wrpps. Browining to covers, chipped top of spine, spine darkened, some minor edge wear and chipping. Barcelona (Noografica/Publicacions de la Revista) 1921. An important and rare early Spanish avant-garde title from the Catalan literary critic and poet integral to the Catalan literary renaissance and the beginning of the avant-garde in Catalunya. Incredibly scarce; as of August 2017, WorldCat does not locate a single holding in North America.

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        Traite de la cataracte et du glaucoma / 1921 / 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV.

      Anvers / Antwerp Buschmann uitgever 1921 - In-12, (10) 260 (6) pages, 4 planches dépliantes. Original Reliure d'édition. Tiré à 215 ex. num. 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV. Reprint of Paris, Laurent d'Houry, 1709. 0 g.

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        Poster]: Erste Internationale Arbeiter Kinder Woche: 27. Juni - 3. Juli 1921 Veranstaltet Von Der Jugend Internationale

      Fiope Verlag, Berlin 1921 - Poster. 18" x 28". In mylar sleeve dry mounted to foam core stiffener. Very thin brown paper printed in red and black. Depicts a young girl with arms raised, holding a red flag. Old light fold and crease marks, small chip to upper right hand corner, still a remarkable near fine survivor of a very fragile and ephemeral socialist poster, prepared for the First International Working Children's Week, organized by the Youth International.

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        The Ponson Case - the Author's second novel

      Collins [The Crime Club] 1921 - A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1921. A good+/very good copy. Small and neat gift inscription to the front pastedown. Some light staining to the edge of the front cover. Some wear and tear to the edges. 'Review Copy' blindstamped to the title page. The author's scarce second novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Traite de la cataracte et du glaucoma / 1921 / 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV.

      Anvers / Antwerp Buschmann uitgever 1921. In-12, (10) 260 (6) pages, 4 planches dépliantes. Original Reliure d'édition. Tiré à 215 ex. num. 15 exemplaires de luxe numérotes de I à XV ; N°. IV. Reprint of Paris, Laurent d'Houry, 1709.

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        Fritzy Massary].

      o.O., o. J. []. 1921 - OLithographie. ca. 25 x 19 cm. Eighd. signiert "Probedruck. Emil Orlik". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Notes on Life and Letters

      J. M. Dent and Sons, London 1921 - Uncommon first issue with "_E_", instead of Sea on contents page. Book is clean and tight with minor dulling to gilt lettering on spine and a crease to cloth near base. Internally offsetting to end papers and indentation, from the embossed decoration on cover, appearing on first few leaves. The jacket is a bit darkened to spine, loss at top of spine and a little wear at base. Chips to 3 corners, a light vertical crease on front panel and an internally repaired tear at middle of spine. That, and a few other internal repairs are all done with archival paper, don't show and can be easily removed without any damage. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Scrapbook]: U.S. Navy Sailor's Scrapbook kept during 1917-1921 in California, Hawaii, and Australia

      California, Hawaii, Australia, 1921. Fine. Folio measuring 11" x 9.5". 76pp. Green "De Luxe Line" binder filled with photographs and ephemera from 1917-1921. Tears, foxing, and chips thus very good with fine photographs. A scrapbook detailing an U.S. Navy sailor's time in the Pacific during the end of World War I. Contains three sepia photographs sized between 5.5" x 3.5" and 4.5" x 2.5", as well as various ephemera including: Naval notices, menus, tickets, broadsides, pamphlets, seven postcards and 39 holiday cards.A scrapbook filled with various ephemera from the end of World War I put together by Willie Osburn, a U.S. Navy sailor. From 1917 to 1921, the scrapbook features notices from Naval posts, menus, tickets to events, broadsides, pamphlets for religious themes and informational guides, as well as postcards and holiday cards. Osburn sailed from Hawaii on the S.S. Ventura to San Francisco, California where several of the Naval notices and menus are from a training station there. One menu from the training station features a large eagle holding a rock and paper with the words "Kultur," on it. The Date is July 4th, 1918 and is in full color with a small poem by Henry Van Dyke on the verso. Several other cards and menus are decorated in bright colors, a St. Patrick's day card features an embroidered four leaf clover in green, a Valentine's day card features two small children holding hands with a poem, and several Christmas cards are decorated with holly, angels, and trees. There are also seven postcards from Australia and California that were sent to Osburn featuring illustrated pictures of different locations. The broadsides feature information for various events such as dance nights, theatrical performances, and high society club events. Among the ephemera Osburn has several membership cards and pamphlets from the Islamic Temple (Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine) in California. The fraternity had nothing to do with Arab culture or Islam but was a prominent social club in the United States. There are also a couple of illustrations of the Freemasonry symbol included in the scrapbook.The Naval training station's Gazette is also tipped into the scrapbook. The Yerba Buena Gazette volume 1, number 1 issue from October 3rd, 1918 which briefly talks about the spread of Spanish Influenza throughout the world and how many of the Naval camps, are being put under quarantine. Another article talks about the mission of the Naval station, "The mission of every man in the Navy is 'To help the Navy win the war," and goes on to explain that without a mission a man is worthless. Other small, less serious articles are written about camp shows and performances as well as sports games and personal ads. The letters to Osburn are brief and usually ask how he is doing and that his mother is ill. Several letters all give their sympathy to Osburn for losing a family member, but even these letters are a page or less. Aside from the brightly colored cards, interesting pamphlets, and hopeful letters, the time frame does show in a letter from the commandant. The letter states that "All marriages of members of the naval personnel attached to station and ships with persons of other races are prohibited." It can be assumed since the Navy sailors were stationed on Hawaii and Samoa that they may have had relations with other races during their time there. Osburn's scrapbook ends in 1921 with a detailed review of his banking statements but he did go on to serve in World War II and died in 1971. An extensive look at the various types of ephemera collected during the end of World War I by a Navy Sailor serving in the U.S.

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        View on the Ponte Molle in Rome

      Etching after a drawing by van der Ulft. From a series of landscapes and seescapes after Dutch masters of the 17th century [See Huffel 1921, p. 33-35]. Possibly from Christiaan Josi's series: 'Collection d'imitations de dessins d'après les principaux maîtres hollandais et flamands, Londen, C.Josi, 1821'. Usually the prints from this edition bear on the verso the arms of Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, the patron of this edition. On the verso of this exemplar is the name of the former publisher C.S. Roos in pencil. The original drawing is at the Fondation Custodia in Parijs. Lettered on the verso:'C. Brouwer Fecit / (C. S. Roos) / Excudit Amst:' On the verso Collector's marks of the Rijksprentenkabinet of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (L.699 and L.2228a) Printdrawing on paper; total: 126 x 208 mm; damages on the left margin repaired. In large passepartout PT02R (Rome)

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        The Chronicles of America Series, Extra-Illustrated Edition (49 volumes of 50-volume set)

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1921. Hardcover. VG- (MISSING v. 34; Ex-art library, with numbers on spines; bookplates and pockets and few i.d. marks; page edges and tissue sheets are tanning lightly; book bindings are slightly faded on spines and may have light surface scuffs but are otherwise quite nice; v. 13 has small tear on extra publisher's label on spine; shows little to no wear of evidence of use; some paged remain uncut at top edge; a handsome set for your bookshelf.). 49 vols. Blue cloth, gilt letters and ornate gilt and white decoration on spines and front covers; gilt top edges; various paginations; BW frontispieces, BW illus., some fold-out maps, etc. 49 volumes of a 50-volume set that offers a wonderful approach to the history of North America. In addition to the themed narratives, each volume includes a handful of BW illustrations. Sadly, this set is missing volume 34, the episode about American literature. All the rest make quite a handsome and worthy set. CONTENTS: v. 1. The Red Man's Continent: A Chronicle of Aboriginal America / Ellsworth Huntington ; v. 2. The Spanish Conquerors: A Chronicle of the Dawn of Empire Overseas / Irving Berdine Richman ; v. 3. Elizabethan Sea-Dogs: A Chronicle of Drake and his Companions / William Wood ; v. 4. Crusaders of New France: A Chronicle of the Fleur-de-lis in the Wilderness / William Bennett Munro ; v. 5. Pioneers of the Old South: A Chronicle of English Colonial Beginnings / Mary Johnston ; v. 6. The Fathers of New England: A Chronicle of the Puritan Commonwealths / Charles M. Andrews ; v. 7. Dutch and English on the Hudson: A Chronicle of Colonial New York / Maud Wilder Goodwin ; v. 8. The Quaker Colonies: A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware / Sydney G. Fisher ; v. 9. Colonial Folkways: A Chronicle of American Life in the Reign of the Georges / Charles M. Andrews ; v. 10. The Conquest of New France: A Chronicle of the Colonial Wars / George M. Wrong ; v. 11. The Eve of the Revolution: A Chronicle of the Breach with English / Carl Becker ; v. 12. Washington and his Comrades in Arms: A Chronicle of the War of Independence / George M. Wrong ; v. 13. The Fathers of the Constitution: A Chronicle of the Establishment of the Union / Max Farrand ; v. 14. Washington and his Colleagues: A Chronicle of the Rise and Fall of Federalism / Henry Jones Ford ; v. 15. Jefferson and his Colleagues: A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty / Allen Johnson ; v. 16. John Marshall and the Constitution: A Chronicle of the Supreme Court / Edward S. Corwin ; v. 17. The Fight for a Free Sea: A Chronicle of the War of 1812 / Ralph D. Paine ; v. 18. Pioneers of the Old Southwest: A Chronicle of the Dark and Bloody Ground / Constance Lindsay Skinner ; v. 19. The Old Northwest: A Chronicle of the Ohio Valley and Beyond / Frederic Austin Ogg ; v. 20. The Reign of Andrew Jackson: A Chronicle of the Frontier in Politics / Frederic Austin Ogg ; v. 21. The Paths of Inland Commerce: A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterway / Archer B. Hulbert ; v. 22. Adventurers of Oregon: A Chronicle of the Fur Trade / Constance L. Skinner ; v. 23. The Spanish Borderlands: A Chronicle of Old Florida and the Southwest / Herbert E. Bolton ; v. 24. Texas and the Mexican War: A Chronicle of the Winning of the Southwest / Nathaniel W. Stephenson ; v. 25. The Forty-Niners: A Chronicle of the California Trail and El Dorado / Stewart Edward White ; v. 26. The Passing of the Frontier: A Chronicle of the Old West / Emerson Hough ; v. 27. The Cotton Kingdom: A Chronicle of the Old South / William E. Dodd ; v. 28. The Anti-Slavery Crusade: A Chronicle of the Gathering Storm / Jesse Macy ; v. 29. Abraham Lincoln and the Union: A Chronicle of the Embattled North / Nathaniel W. Stephenson ; v. 30. The Day of the Confederacy: A Chronicle of the Embattled South / Nathaniel W. Stephenson ; v. 31. Captains of the Civil War: A Chronicle of the Blue and the Gray / William Wood ; v. 32. The Sequel of Appomattox: A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States / Walter Lynwood Fleming ; v. 33. The American Spirit in Education: A Chronicle of Great Teachers / Edwin E. Slosson ; v. 34. The American Spirit in Literature / Bliss Perry [MISSING] ; v. 35. Our Foreigners: A Chronicle of Americans in the Making / Samuel P. Orth ; v. 36. The Old Merchant Marine: A Chronicle of American Ships and Sailors / Ralph D. Paine ; v. 37. The Age of Invention: A Chronicle of Mechanical Conquest / Holland Thompson ; v. 38. The Railroad Builders: A Chronicle of the Welding of the States / John Moody ; v. 39. The Age of Big Business: A Chronicle of the Captains of Industry / Burton J. Hendrick ; v. 40. The Armies of Labor: A Chronicle of the Organized Wage-Earners / Samuel P. Orth ; v. 41. The Masters of Capital: A Chronicle of Wall Street / John Moody ; v. 42. The New South: A Chronicle of Social and Industrial Evolution / Holland Thompson ; v. 43. The Boss and the Machine: A Chronicle of the Politicians and Party Organization / Samuel P. Orth ; v. 44. The Cleveland Era: A Chronicle of the New Order in Politics / Henry Jones Ford ; v. 45. The Agrarian Crusade: A Chronicle of the Farmer in Politics / Solon J. Buck ; v. 46. The Path of Empire: A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power / Carl Russell Fish ; v. 47. Theodore Roosevelt and his Times: A Chronicle of the Progressive Movement / Harold Howland ; v. 48. Woodrow Wilson and the World War: A Chronicle of Our Own Times / Charles Seymour ; v. 49. The Canadian Dominion: A Chronicle of our Neighbor Neighbor / Oscar D. Skelton ; v. 50. The Hispanic Nations of the New World: A Chronicle of our Southern Neighbors / William R. Shepherd.

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm H Taft"), to Senator Pomerene, two days after his appointment as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

      Montreal, 1921. One page, personal stationery. 4to. Folding creases, faint evidence of mount removal to verso. One page, personal stationery. 4to. Taft writes to Democratic Senator and fellow Ohioan Atlee Pomerene two days after being appointed Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court by President Hardy: "I thank you sincerely for your kind telegram of congratulation. It was good of you to send it. I was much gratified at the prompt confirmation by the Senate, a result contributed to by my Democratic friends among whom my dear Senator, I was proud to claim you. I hope to see you in the course of the next week or ten days." The nomination of Taft, a Republican, was confirmed by the Senate the same day it was made, by a vote of 61-4. He was sworn in on July 11. He remains the only person to serve both as President and Chief Justice.

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        Glimpses of the Yantze Gorges.

      Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore, Yokohama, Hankow, Kelly & Walsh, 1921. 8vo. Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; pp. xi, 86, colour frontispiece, highly illustrated with plates after photographs and after drawings by Ivon A. Donelly; one plate and two pages with brown spot; provenance: Captain Arthur Tucker's copy, with interesting annotations about the author in ink (see below). First edition, a moving association copy, of a book capturing the drama of navigating the Yangtze Gorges, written by 'The Grand Old Man of the Yangtze,' who had spent half his life navigating the river in his role as Customs River Inspector. This was the definitive, publicly availabe guide to navigating the Yangtze, including chapters on different types of junks and modern steamers. Provenance: Captain Arthur Tucker served as officer and master of the China Navigation Company of London for over 20 years. He commanded many vessels registered in the East and South China Sea, and navigated theYangtze. His ship was torpedoed in 1918, and in 1919 he was selected by the Company's Marine Superintendent at Shanghai to study the navigation of the gorges and rapids of the Upper Yangtse on a purpose-built steamer. After a visit to his hometown Hull, he returned with the new turbine steamer Kweiyang, where he inscribed this volume in his neat copperplate hand in December 10, 1921 in Hongkong. On the blank he commemorates the author of this book: 'Capt S. C.Plant died on board the Blue Funnel Steamer "Teiresias" between Shanghai & Hong Kong. 26/2/21. Mrs. S. C. Plant died at Hong Kong on March 1/3/21. Buried together at Happy Valley Cemetery, Hong Kong, March 2nd 1921'. This inscription is accompanied by a pasted down original photograph of the author's grave stone in Hong Kong.

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        Geometrie und Erfahrung (pp.121-131).

      S.ber. Akad. Wiss. Berl., 1921/ 5. - Berlin 1921, 8, S.103-166, OBrosch unaufgeschnittenes frisches Exemplar. The quite rare first edition and first appearance in print, rarely found in this fine condition, unopened and in original wrappers! During the early years of the second decade of this century Einstein was also concerned to clarify misconceptions about the theory of relativity and to present his views on natural sciences on a less abstract level. Among the efforts in this direction, his particular beautiful lecture on "Geometry and Experience" stands out. At the Prussian Academy's commemorative session honouring Frederick the Great, founder of the Academy, Einstein delivered this lecture in which he summed up his views on the geometrization of physics and relativity and the relation of mathematics to the external world. Here he gave his famous answer to the puzzling question of why mathematics should be so well adapted to describing the external world: "Insofar as the Laws of Mathematics refer to the external world, they are not certain and insofar as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. The lecture was extended to book form. cf. W.Alicke. Weil No.114 Schlipp-Shields No.148

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        Series of 4 letters: 3 ALS and 1 LS + autograph additions, Cleveland OH, 1947-1951, 13 pages large 4to. With 1 envelope. Good condition. With interesting addenda (below).

      Wood, Jasper (1921-2002), American civil rights activist, photographer and writer. The letters are addressed to the American writer and editor (Carrefour Press) Michael Fraenkel (1896-1957), in the 1930s in Paris a close friend and furtherer of Henry Miller ("Boris" in Miller's "Tropic of Cancer" is modeled after him). - At the time when these letters were written young Jasper Wood made his first literary steps and was about to make a name of himself as a photographer. He was highly attracted by Fraenkel's concept of the spiritual death suffered by materialist Western man, as laid down in Fraenkel's books "Werther's Younger Brother" (1930), "Bastard Death (1936)" and "Death Is Not Enough"(1939) - a spiritual death to be overcome by the return to human love, which Wood refers to as "religiousness".1) July 19, (1947). After their first meeting (in Fraenkel's home in New York) Wood writes he had been going "through a horrible Werther period" due to his "working in the commercial world" - "My photography has become my only creative outfit for the time being - and I have even sold some of it ...Our talk and the presence reveales how deeply you are motivated by this religiousness within your mind!!! With Miller its in his guts!!! And with Patchen its deep in his soul ..." Joyce, Picasso, and Freud were realizing this need for religiousness to a degree, yet "they were men of action - not men of love - and they went deep into the Bastard Death, which is the same as Lawrences Masturbative Man ..."2) No date (1947). Lengthily discussing his book project "The Voice of the Apocalypse" in which he wishes to present (together with prospective co-authors like Fraenkel) "the general history of Apocalyptic writing", naming Celine, Henry Miller, Kenneth Patchen, Dylan Thomas and others. - "Is Giono an apocalyptic voice, or is he a pastoralist ...Did I tell you Bastard Death was the only book in English in Otto Rank's library when he died? Well it was, a signed copy ..."3) (September 26, 1947). Again on the book project, and on Miller. "... Am enclosing a letter from Miller's wife that speaks for itself. As a man he seems about through - and as a writer just beginning. But for a man like Miller to have a wife say no - that's too much. He likes Lawrence - but remember how Lawrence hated the possessiveness of the word 'wife'. And when she refers to him as 'Henry Miller' it's too much. It sounds too much like God. Patchen and Miller create the same response - you don't - and therein lies your inviolate fineness ...Don't ever let what has happened to Miller in America happen to you. If it starts - well, go away again ... And keep your manhood. I need Miller in the book though - can you get him to cooperate, do you think? ...Oh, that Miller, he knew the need of destroying the artist in the man in his heart and soul and guts and then becomes more and more artist and less and less man. It's horrible - and if he knows what is going on ... it must hurt like hell. He needs someone like you now more than ever before ..."4) June 24 (1951). Typewritten letter on post-war Europe. "... I can well imagine that you found Europe today not for people like us ... The blood is stale, and I believe that Lawrence would at long last give up on his loved Italy. The final straw is to read that a bunch of homosexuals are living in Lawrence's old home there. They are seemingly supported by Caresse Crosby - said group includes Pearl Kazin, Truman Capote, etc. ... Tennessee Williams ... has also stayed with this group. Death-stayed dead, that's the only word for it. Then ... those rather horrible long, exhausingly drawnout notebooks of Andre Gide. This to me seems to paint the inner exhaustion of that part of the world today ..." Subsequently discussing Pound and Céline - the latter "may become a saint ... Because through what appeared to be attacks upon the Jews he became the Jew through the world's attacks upon him. He bore the brunt - and he lives ... Most of the others may have experienced horror, but they did not come through. And today they live as parasites on the side of the ugly hulk that is left.I have been doing a great deal of photography. Enclosed is the announcement for a show I had in the winter ... Won first award at Cleveland Museum of Art for group of three negro photographs. Have also been photographing an ana-baptist sect ... the amish ... They are shrewd, hard, tight, hypocritical as any people ever were ... yet with a strange beauty in their children, and a clean hardness about their lives which is most attractive ... But when a people use their religious people use their orthodox beliefs as a shield against the encroachment of the material world, they are already in defeat ... The new quality is born of out Life through Death, and an Acceptance of the disease and all it was and ever can be. Accept, but no longer be prodded by - that is the greatness of living after coming from out of the valley of Death ..." (The announcement mentioned is still with the letter).Enclosed are a typewritten copy of another letter from JW to MF another printed announcement of an exhibition a letter by his wife Nancy to MF's wife Daphne (1947) a typewritten essay by Fraenkel on JP (4 pages) and photocopies of several letters from MF to JP, 1945-1951 (50 pages).

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        Patent of nobility donated by Queen Wilhelmina (1880-1962) to Germain Jacques Stoop (Strijen 1878-Doorn 1963), lord of (Heer van) Oudshoorn, Gnephoek en de Ridderbuurt Born, candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn. With this patent of nobility the title of 'jonkheer' could be added to the family name.

      Kingdom of the Netherlands, 's-Gravenhage, d.d. 13 December 1921. Large vellum charter. Good condition. 60x64 cm. Partly printed, partly handwritten in Dutch, with in the centre a hand painted coloured coat-of-arms (painted by J.E. van Leeuwen). With the signature of Queen Wilhelmina and the minister of Justice Heemskerk. Royal wax seal of Queen Wilhelmina is attached in a metal disc shaped case with two gold braided sashes. The charter and the wax seal are encased in a contemporary metal box, hinges loose. This patent of nobility was donated by Queen Wilhelmina to Germain Jacques Stoop, who worked in 1921 as candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn and lived in the 'buitenplaats' Rijnlust in the same town. He later became civil notary (1926-1955). Stoop married three times and divorced once. First with Johanna Margaretha Piek (1885/6-1943), whose family owned the estate Rijnlust in Alphen aan den Rijn. This couple lost a daughter in childbirth in 1920. He then married Hendrika Johanna van der Kloot Meijburg (1884-1967). This marriage ended in divorce. In 1948 he married Baroness Louise Elisabeth Taets van Amerongen, lady of Woudenberg, Kamerik (Zeist 1897- Brummen 1977) in Reading (Berkshire, England). In 1942 Stoop was engaged in civil proceedings instigated by the province of Zuid-Holland against Stoop with respect to real estate. H187.

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        Paludes

      Paris: Nouvelle Revue Française, 1921. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to (240 x 190 mm). 6 lithographs by de La Fresnaye. Original wrappers. Spine perished. LIMITED EDITION, number 71 of 312 copies, of the only book with original illustrations by de La Fresnaye. Artist and the Book 154; From Manet to Hockney 61.

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

      Baden Verlag \"Niederösterreichische Landesfreunde (1921 - 1925) in 22 original Broschuren, gr.-8°, zusammen 1232 Seiten mit 490 Abbildungen im Text und teils auf Tafeln; unaufgeschitten; Zustand: sehr gutVersand D: 9,00 EUR Baden bei Wien Geschichte

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        Meo Patacca. Commedia eroicomica in versi.

      Bragaglia, 1921. In 4°, br., pp. 73. Ampi marg. Testate e finaline di Opolsky che firma anche la cop. Carta a mano girgia. Ampi marg. Cop. semi sciolta. Rara prima edizione.

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        ALICE ADAMS

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1921. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, second state of perhaps the most important novel by the Indiana author. Lacks front free endpaper, else a fine hardcover book in a very good dustjacket. The story of a social-climbing young woman, Alice Adams won the 1922 Pulitzer Prize for Literature.

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        Verginità

      R. BEMPORAD & F, 1921. ITALIANO 0,18 Legatura cartonata lenta, copertina parzialmente staccata dal dorso, pagine ingiallite e con evidenti segni di usura e fioriture USATO

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        Patent of nobility donated by Queen Wilhelmina (1880-1962) to Germain Jacques Stoop (Strijen 1878-Doorn 1963), lord of (Heer van) Oudshoorn, Gnephoek en de Ridderbuurt Born, candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn. With this patent of nobility the title of 'jonkheer' could be added to the family name.

      - Kingdom of the Netherlands, 's-Gravenhage, d.d. 13 December 1921. Large vellum charter. Good condition. 60x64 cm. Partly printed, partly handwritten in Dutch, with in the centre a hand painted coloured coat-of-arms (painted by J.E. van Leeuwen). With the signature of Queen Wilhelmina and the minister of Justice Heemskerk. Royal wax seal of Queen Wilhelmina is attached in a metal disc shaped case with two gold braided sashes. The charter and the wax seal are encased in a contemporary metal box, hinges loose. This patent of nobility was donated by Queen Wilhelmina to Germain Jacques Stoop, who worked in 1921 as candidate civil notary in Alphen aan den Rijn and lived in the 'buitenplaats' Rijnlust in the same town. He later became civil notary (1926-1955). Stoop married three times and divorced once. First with Johanna Margaretha Piek (1885/6-1943), whose family owned the estate Rijnlust in Alphen aan den Rijn. This couple lost a daughter in childbirth in 1920. He then married Hendrika Johanna van der Kloot Meijburg (1884-1967). This marriage ended in divorce. In 1948 he married Baroness Louise Elisabeth Taets van Amerongen, lady of Woudenberg, Kamerik (Zeist 1897- Brummen 1977) in Reading (Berkshire, England). In 1942 Stoop was engaged in civil proceedings instigated by the province of Zuid-Holland against Stoop with respect to real estate. H187

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        Quarante Clichés-Glace, tirés sur les plaques provenant de la collection de M. Cuvelier

      Paris: Maurice Le Garrec, 1921. Two letterpress bifolia: half-title and title, and 'Avertissement' and table. 40 cliché verre prints, originally 1854-1904, on smooth wove paper, each print with the stamp of Sagot-Le Garrec (L. 1766a), and numbered 44/150 in pencil on the reverse, the full sheets as published, hinged at the upper reverse corners, in mounts stamped with the plate numbers. 481 x 394 mm overall, plate sizes vary. Loose in original cloth-board portfolio, gilt-lettered on front. Some staining to text leaves, plates in fine condition. LIMITED EDITION, number 44 of 150 sets. A superb collection by the Parisian art dealer and publisher Maurice Le Garrec reprinting cliché verre plates from Corot, the master of the technique, Daubigny, Delacrois, Millet, and Rousseau, all masters of the Romantic and Barbizon schools. Though they are reproduced in black rather than the characteristic brown inks of the 19th-century impressions, the scarce portfolio increased public awareness of the printmaking process. See Alain Paviot, Le cliché-verre. Corot, Delacroix, Millet, Rousseau, Daubigny, Paris 1995, pp. 9-14. Comprising: J. B. C. Corot (19): La Petite Soeur; Le Petit Cavalier sous Bois; Le Songeur; La Jeune Fille et la Mort; Le Grand Cavalier sous Bois; Le Petit Berger, 1ere planche; Le Petit Berger, 2me planche; Le Jardin de Péricles ; L'Allée des Peintres; Griffonnage; Le Grand Bucheron; La Tour d'Henri VIII; Souvenir d'Ostie; Les Jardins d'Horage; Jeune Mère a l'Entrée d'un Bois; Les Arbres dans la Montagne; Un Déjeuner dans la Clairiére; La Ronde Gauloise; Souvenir du Bas-Brau (L.D. 41-3, 45-6, 49-50, 52-60, 65-6, 73).  C. Daubigny (16): Le Marais aux Canards; Les Cerfs; Sentier dans les Blés; Le Pont; Le Ruisseau dans la Clairière; Le Grand Parc à Moutons; Le Gu; La Rentrée du Troupeau; La Gardeuse de Chèvres; La Fenaison; L'Ane au Pré; Effet de Nuit; Le Bouquet d'Aunes; Vaches a l'Abreuvoir; La Machine Hydraulique; Vaches sous Bois (L.D. 133-147, 149); E. Delacroix (1): Tigre en Art (L.D. 131); J. Millet (2): La Préaution Maternelle; Femme vidant un Sceau (L.D. 27-8); Th. Rousseau (2): Le Cerisier de la Plante à Biau; La Plaine de la Plante à Biau (L.D. 5-6). From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

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        Vereinigung der Freunde graphischer Kunst Nürnberg 1921 +G+K+N+ Radierungen bzw. Stein-Zeichnungen von Karl Dotzler, Wintermärchen / Andreas Gering, Krieg / Carl Kellner, Jurafelsen / Albert Lamm, Romantische Landschaft / Heinrich Müller-Werther, Morgenarbeit / Hans Röhm, Die apokalyptischen Reiter / Roland Stumpf, Erasmus von Rotterdam nach Holbein.

      Nürnberg 1921. Mappe mit 7 (von 8) von den Künstlern signierter Original-Radierungen bzw. Stein-Zeichnungen. lattgrößen je 53 x 41 cm in Original-Flügel-Mappe mit montiertem Titelschild und Inhalts-Aufkleber (innen), Mappe am Rückenfalz fast lose. Graphiken alle frisch und ohne Flecken und Beschädigungen. sehr selten (nicht im KVK) . Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        En marge des vieux livres. Contes, Illustres par M. Lalau, 2 volumes, Paris, Boivin, 1921-1924.

      Gebonden in 2 half marokijnen banden met rugversiering (met behoud van origineel omslag), 286+296 pag. Genummerd exemplaar (859) van de oplage van 1250 op verge pur fil lafuma. Fraaie set.

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        Korakou a Prehistoric Settlement near Corinth.

      Boston and New York Published by The American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Printed by The Rumford Press Concord, New Hampshire Color Plates by Gatchel and Manning, Philadelphia. 1921 - 9 1/8 inches x 12 1/8 in., half-title; title-page with device; publication grant page; contents; list of plates; list of figures. xv, 139 pp., including appendices, index; illustrated with 135 figures (either black & white photographs or drawings) and 7 plates of water colors or drawings of various Helladic periods pottery by E. Gillieron, Jr. (5 are in color), and a fold-out plan of the excavations site by W. B. Dinsmoor & Dr. A. K. Orlandos. The seven plates show some tan spotting to the front margins. Light brown paper over boards with printed paper title labels on the spine and front cover. The spine ends show wear, chipping away of the paper to the upper spine, some wear to the cover edges. This is a very fragile type of binding. This copy belonged to Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), with his bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper; he was associated with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Scarce book. Weight: 2 1/2 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quarante Clichés-Glace, tirés sur les plaques provenant de la collection de M. Cuvelier

      Paris: Maurice Le Garrec, 1921. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Two letterpress bifolia: half-title and title, and 'Avertissement' and table. 40 cliché verre prints, originally 1854-1904, on smooth wove paper, each print with the stamp of Sagot-Le Garrec (L. 1766a), and numbered 44/150 in pencil on the reverse, the full sheets as published, hinged at the upper reverse corners, in mounts stamped with the plate numbers. 481 x 394 mm overall, plate sizes vary. Loose in original cloth-board portfolio, gilt-lettered on front. Some staining to text leaves, plates in fine condition. LIMITED EDITION, number 44 of 150 sets. A superb collection by the Parisian art dealer and publisher Maurice Le Garrec reprinting cliché verre plates from Corot, the master of the technique, Daubigny, Delacrois, Millet, and Rousseau, all masters of the Romantic and Barbizon schools. Though they are reproduced in black rather than the characteristic brown inks of the 19th-century impressions, the scarce portfolio increased public awareness of the printmaking process. See Alain Paviot, Le cliché-verre. Corot, Delacroix, Millet, Rousseau, Daubigny, Paris 1995, pp. 9-14. Comprising: J. B. C. Corot (19): La Petite Soeur; Le Petit Cavalier sous Bois; Le Songeur; La Jeune Fille et la Mort; Le Grand Cavalier sous Bois; Le Petit Berger, 1ere planche; Le Petit Berger, 2me planche; Le Jardin de Péricles ; L'Allée des Peintres; Griffonnage; Le Grand Bucheron; La Tour d'Henri VIII; Souvenir d'Ostie; Les Jardins d'Horage; Jeune Mère a l'Entrée d'un Bois; Les Arbres dans la Montagne; Un Déjeuner dans la Clairiére; La Ronde Gauloise; Souvenir du Bas-Brau (L.D. 41-3, 45-6, 49-50, 52-60, 65-6, 73).  C. Daubigny (16): Le Marais aux Canards; Les Cerfs; Sentier dans les Blés; Le Pont; Le Ruisseau dans la Clairière; Le Grand Parc à Moutons; Le Gu; La Rentrée du Troupeau; La Gardeuse de Chèvres; La Fenaison; L'Ane au Pré; Effet de Nuit; Le Bouquet d'Aunes; Vaches a l'Abreuvoir; La Machine Hydraulique; Vaches sous Bois (L.D. 133-147, 149); E. Delacroix (1): Tigre en Art (L.D. 131); J. Millet (2): La Préaution Maternelle; Femme vidant un Sceau (L.D. 27-8); Th. Rousseau (2): Le Cerisier de la Plante à Biau; La Plaine de la Plante à Biau (L.D. 5-6).

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        Monday or Tuesday.

      Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, Richmond., 1921. First edition. Octavo. 91 pages. Four woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. Cloth-backed boards also designed by Vanessa Bell. 1000 copies printed. Single page of publishers' adverts at rear.There is, as usual, some offsetting from the woodcuts onto the facing pages. Free endpapers tanned. Covers rubbed at the edges. Very good bright copy.

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        [Photo Album]: Women in College

      Massachusetts, 1921. Very Good. Oblong small quarto. Measuring 7" x 10". Stapled black cloth over stiff paper boards with "Photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 262 black and white or sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1" and 6" x 8", some with captions. Very good album with some chips and tears on the boards and leaves, with near fine photographs some with fading.A photo album compiled by a young woman attending college in Massachusetts beginning in 1919. From street signs it appears she went to Fitchburg Normal School, now Fitchburg State University, in North Central Massachusetts. Many of the photos show the women posed around campus with one photo of the four women huddled together smiling which reads, "fresh freshman," another shows them climbing a sign for Pearl Hill Road. They also visited friends, both men and women, at Harvard. Two photos show members of Fitchburg's girls' basketball team with a caption which reads, "Rah, Rah, Rah!" and another which reads "the victorious five 3 cheers!" Many of the photos show the women posing and being silly with such captions as: "naughty, naughty," "why Vera!," and "asleep at the switch." The women are seen in fashionable outfits, school uniforms, and hats throughout the album. One particularly intriguing image shows a woman, her hat in hand, passionately kissing a female schoolmate with a caption that read: "you mouthwatering Sappho." The women in this set of photos are flirty and smiling and posing on a bridge in a wooded area. After graduating the complier became a school teacher in 1921 and there are photos of her with her class of younger girls posed in a school yard and during a school play. Other photos include family snapshots and vacation photos featuring one of the women posed in her new car and another of a woman with a baseball bat.An compelling collection of photos focusing on a woman's time in college and her relationships with her classmates.

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        BUCHEINBÄNDE AUS DEM XIV - XIX JAHRHUNDERT IN DER LANDESBIBLIOTHEK ZU DARMSTADT.

      Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1921. thick folio. cloth, leather spine label. 41 pages followed by 100 full-page plates. S-K 989. Illustrations, mostly in color, of 162 bindings on 100 plates. A magnificent folio describing the bindings in this library. With explanations of the plates at the beginning. Some spotting of covers. With the Randeria bookplate.

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        The Jungle Book [and] The Second Jungle Book.

      Macmillan, London., 1921. Reprints in the Pocket Kipling series, de luxe issue in full limp red calf with gilt decoration to spines. Small octavo. Two volumes: pp viii, 276; [viii], 299. Illustration in first volume by J. Lockwood Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny and in the second volume by J. Lockwood Kipling alone. J. Lockwood Kipling was Rudyard's father.Laid in is a short Autograph Letter Signed by Rudyard Kipling and dated Tisbury, Jan. 31. 1911: about twenty words to a Miss Bell, ''Your flowers have just come in and shall be placed on his grave as you desire...'' The reference is to the burial of J. Lockwood Kipling who had died on 26th January; he and his wife are buried at the Church of St John the Baptist in Tisbury.Letter: folded; near fine. Books: pencilled ownership initials (''E.F.C.B.'') on each front free endpaper; a near-fine set.

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        Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand / Ein Roman. Nachgelassenes Bruchstück.

       Mchn., Rupprechtspresse im Auftrag von Walther Hirth 1921. 4°. 115 (1) S. OHLdr. Auf 5 Bünden m. Rückensch. In sehr gutem ZustandRodenberg 131,15; W.-G.² 14 - Eines v. 205 num. Expl., die mit der Hand auf Zanders-Bütten unter Leitung von Ehmcke gedruckt wurden. Gedr. als 15. Buch der Rupprechtspresse in München. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur, Pressendrucke, Kunst

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        Konvolut von 4 Büchern.

      1921-22. 1921 - Sammlung von 4 frühen Egon Schiele-Monographien (alle in EA u. davon 3 nummerierte Vorzugsausgaben), herausgegeben bzw. unter Mitarbeit des österreichischen Kunstschriftstellers und Essayisten Arthur Roessler (1877-1955). Als Redakteur verschiedener Kunstzeitschriften und als Kunstkritiker der Arbeiter-Zeitung erkannte er die Bedeutung junger Talente. Seine wichtigste Entdeckung war 1909 der erst 19-jährige Egon Schiele, der von Roessler in die Künstler- und Sammlerkreise der Stadt eingeführt wurde und dadurch seine ersten Aufträge erhielt. Roesslers eigene Kunstsammlung bildete später den Grundstock der bedeutenden Schiele-Bestände des Wien Museums. - Enthält: 1 - KARPFEN, Fritz (Hg.). Das Egon Schiele Buch. (Wien, Wr. Graphische Werkstätte 1921). 8°. 106(4) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Portr. als Front. u. 62 Abb. auf Tafeln. Grüner OHalblederbd. m. schwarzgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Rü. geblichen u. an den Kapitalen leicht berieben, Einbd. lichtrd. u. geringf. berieben. - Nr. 137 einer einmaligen Ausgabe von 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren. / 2 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Briefe und Prosa von Egon Schiele. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8°. XII S., Ss.(13)-199, 3 Bll. Mit photogr. Front. OHalbpergamin m. schwarzem Überzugspapier u. goldgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Goldauflage am Rü. größtentls. abgelöst, Einbd. m. Stellspuren. - Nr. 90 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 3 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). In Memoriam Egon Schiele. Mit Beiträgen von Otto Benesch, F. Th. Csokor, Dr. Max Eisler, P. Gütersloh, E. Kapralik, Kurt Rathe, Erwin Rieger, Paul Stefan u. Hans Tietze. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8°. 57(1) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Front. OHPergaminbd. Ausstattung u. Zustand wie 2. - Nr. 29 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 4 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Egon Schiele im Gefängnis. Aufzeichnungen und Zeichnungen. Wien u. Leipzig, Carl Konegen (1922). - Mit zahlreichen Zeitungsartikeln in Beilage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        OBERAMMERGAU., "Oberammergau am Hauptplatz", rechts der Gasthof zur Alten Post und das Sport- & Kaufhaus Hermann Rutz.

      Aquarell von Vinzenz Marschall, sign. und dat. 1921, 18 x 27,5 cm. Vinzenz Marschall und sein älterer Bruder Josef schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte. Aquarell/Zeichnung, BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Les Rustiques. Nouvelles villageoises. Préface de Lucien Descaves.

      P., Mercure de France, 1921, 1 vol. in-12° (187 x 130) relié 1/2 chagrin brun, dos à 5 nerfs, titre et tête dorés, doubles couvertures et dos conservés, reliure de l'époque, de XIX pp. (faux-titre et titre inclus) - 241 pp. - (1) f. (table et achevé d'imprimer au verso). Mors et nerfs légèrement frottés, très bel exemplaire à grandes marges non rognées. - Edition originale posthume, 1 des 269 exemplaires numérotés sur Vergé de Rives, tirage de tête avant 1100 ex. num. [Attributes: First Edition]

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