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        Pflanzen-Teratologie systematisch geordnet (3 Bände KOMPLETT)

      Gebrüder Bornträger; 1921. 2., stark vermehrte Auflage, 283/ 548/ 624 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        A Jewish Chaplain in France

      New York: Macmillan Company. 1921. First. First edition. Forward by Cyrus Adler. Endpapers slightly age-toned, else fine in near fine dustwrapper with a little shallow loss at the crown. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "with kindest memories of our work together in the YMHA. Lee J. Levinger 9/25/22." A Rabbi serving with American troops in France in WWI. Scarce in jacket. .

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        Autograph signature.

      No place, 14. VI. 1921. - 1 p. 155:211 mm. A rare bold black ink signature by Xu Shichang as President, in Chinese characters, to an oblong 4to page removed from an album. To the head, above the President s signature, and written in another hand, in French "His Excellence, Shu Shi Chang, President of the Republic of China, 14th June 1921". To the right border of the document, written in another hand, in Chinese characters, "President Chu, Republic of China", and "8th June, year 10". - The Republic of China was established in 1912, corresponding the year 10 of the Republic of China to 1921. - Overall age wear and light foxing, with small tear to the fold.

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        "Fore!"

      1921. 1 vols. Pen and black ink, initialled "W.M.R." dated May 2 1921 and inscribed "Oh! you Pinehurst"; 13-3/4 x 9". The drawing depicts a 1920s golfer clutching his ball and clubs; it is highly probable that this is a caricature of a Pinehurst (North Carolina) Golf Club figure. 1 vols. Pen and black ink, initialled "W.M.R." dated May 2 1921 and inscribed "Oh! you Pinehurst"; 13-3/4 x 9" Amusing Golfing Drawing.

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        Archiv für Buchgewerbe und Graphik. (16 Hefte der Jahre 1921 - 1942 in 14 Heften).

      4, jew. ca. 60 - tlw. 100 S. (die Kriegsnummern ca. 40 S.), zahlr. Abb., Kunstbeilagen, Anzeigen, Brosch., Rücken gebrochen (tlw. mit Verlusten an den Kapitalen), Umschläge tlw. gebräunt (einige stockfl.), innen allg. gute Ex. Vorhanden die Nr. 1/2 (Offenbacher Sonderheft), 5/6 (Schrift als Kunstform) / 1921, 9 / 1929, 4, 8 / 1931, 1 / 1934, 7 / 1934, 12 / 1936, 1 / 1937, 10 / 1937, 1, 12 / 1938, 4 / 1941 sowie 2 / 1942. Mit montierten dekoraiven Beilagen.

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        Pulp magazine]: Action Stories -- Vol. 1, No. 1

      Fiction House, New York 1921 - Pulp magazine. Cover by Alton E. Porter. 126pp. Paper wrappers. Light wear to the extremities and pages toned, very good or better. The first issue of this adventure pulp with a cover story from Morgan Robertson, novelette by Wyndham Martyn, and a story by Murray Leinster, the pseudonym William Fitzgerald Jenkins, a Hugo award winner who invented the parallel universe concept to science fiction. Additional contributions from Larry Owens, Croydon Heath, Ralph Cummins, J.C. Kofoed, Paul Everman, Jack Byrnes, Kenneth Howell, Philip F. Tusting, Greye La Spina, Florence M Pettee, Hubert Roussel, and Seamark. Scarce. *OCLC* lists only six copies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The book of Jack London

      The Century Co, New York 1921 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. xvi, 422, [3]; viii, 414; 43 illustrations on 32 plates, 2 other full-p. illustrations in the text; original green cloth, spines faded, front hinge of vol. II cracked; a good set. Ostensibly Charmian's own copy, with her bookplate in each volume, and with a 1932 inscription from her in each volume to B. J. Hart "with best wishes from the author, Charmian London." Also, with her tipped in signature on the front free flyleaf, a long autograph postcard from her mounted to the front pastedown regarding "this frightful disaster that has overtaken the South," etc., 2 printed poems of Jack London's pasted in on preliminaries, and a typed note signed by Charmian pasted to the rear pastedown in vol. II to Woodruff Book Store in Los Angeles asking for a 10% discount on London's The Valley of the Moon, together with typed envelope, [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Young Man and A Nail Can: An Industrial Romance

      Melbourne: The Speciality Press, 1921. This opulent trade catalogue illlustrates the art of making chocolate and confectionery at the Fitzroy chocolate works. With a detailed photographic history and documentation of MacRobertson confectionery, this is the story of an industrial pioneer who spared no expense in the publication of this book. A remarkable example of 1920s Australian fine printing. Bound in original cloth, with original stiff wrappers bound in, 285mm x 225mm, 24 colour plates (two of which are embossed); magnificently decorated gilt front and rear pastedowns; Presentation copy stamped with MacRobertson's insignia and signed on front free endpaper, a very good copy.

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        Betender Knabe. 1921. [Praying Boy.]

      1921 - Original woodcut. Excellent print. Signed at lower right in pencil. Image size: ca 200 × 250 mm. Paper size: 305 × 390 mm. Signed, original woodcut of Lasar Segall. Lasar Segall (1891-1957) was a Lithuanian born, Brazilian Jewish painter. He studied in Vilna and Berlin where he joined the "Freie Sezession" group, the precursor movement of the German Expressionism. In the mid-1910s he exhibited in Brazil, he was among the earliest artists who presented modern art in the country. Segall was a founding member of "Dresdner Sezession Gruppe" in 1919 with Otto Dix and Conrad Felixmüller but remained associated with the German Expressionists. In 1923 he moved and settled down in Brazil. Traces of creases, a small tear to edges. Remains of mounting to upper edge. Overall in fine condition. Original woodcut. Excellent print. Signed at lower right in pencil. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bonjour cinéma. Paris. Editions de la Sirène 1921. 18 x 12 cm. 122 Seiten. Originalbroschur mit typographischer Umschlaggestaltung von Claude Cabanne (= Collection des Tracts, 6).

      Editions de la Sirène, 1921. Originalausgabe. Der Band enthält außer dem manifestartigen Text von Jean Epstein 5 ganzseitige Abbildungen von Plakaten und 5 ganzseitige typographische Kompositionen von Claude Cabanne. Schönes Exemplar. Referenz: Andel, Avant--Garde Page Design 385, mit farbiger Abbildung auf Seite 292

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        Grønland i Tohundredeaaret for Hans Egedes Landing.

      Udgivet af Kommissionen for Ledelsen af de geologiske og geografiske Undersøgelser i Grønland. 2 bind + atlas. Kbhvn.: Reitzel 1921. Illustr. 1362 s. Indbundet i 3 private halvlæderbind me dguldtryk på ryggene. Med dedikation til kommandør Topsøe-Jensen fra G.C. Amdrup.Meddelelser om Grønland vol. 60-61.

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        Building Plans for Building for California Baking Co on the Corner of Fillmore St and Eddy St , San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, Circa 1921. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 22" x 26. 7 sheets. Job #89. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        The Torrent (Entre Naranjos)

      New York: E.P. Dutton. (1921). First. First American edition. Translated from the Spanish by Isaac Goldberg and Arthur Livingston. Contemporary light pencil name, foxing on the foredge, and rubbing on the boards, very good in near fine Dean Cornwell-illustrated dustwrapper. Basis for several films, most notably the 1926 silent version entitled Torrent directed by Monta Bell and featuring Ricardo Cortez and Greta Garbo. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 : 1921 Original Hardback Wisden, VG, Very Rare

      1921. Hi and Welcome to our Store. Over the years I have picked up a few spare Hardbacks so listing them today. This lot is an 1921 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good+ Condition, a harder than people think book to find. This book is very nice, other than a mark to the bottom of the spine over the 1921 it is in sensational condition. No restoration. The boards are very nice and bright and mark free, the gilt is very bright, internally clean with great hinges, a couple of small cricket association stamps within but not in the way. Great Photoplate. Some wear to edge of page 196. A great price.

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        NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA.

      - Three centuries of exploration, discovery, and adventure in and around the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. With a study of the narratives of all explorers by sea and land in the light of modern charting, many original or hitherto unpublished documents. In two volumes. Pp. xvi+366+xiv+367-768, 29 plates (including frontispiece with tissue guard), 17 folding maps in pockets at end (9 in first volume and 8 in second), indices; roy. 8vo; gilt lettered dark green cloth, a trifle rubbed, corners bruised Volume I; free endpapers lightly offset, small tear to bottom edge of half-title page Volume II, scattered foxing; George Robertson & Co. & Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Melbourne & London, 1921-2. Mixed set: Volume I first Australian edition (1922), Volume II first U.K. edition (1921). *Geologist and explorer Robert Logan Jack was born in Scotland in 1845. He was Queensland Government Geologist from 1877 to 1899, and conducted several mineralogical surveys, many through unexplored country. \i Northmost Australia contains detailed accounts of all the explorations of north Queensland, including his own. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BUEN HUMOR , Semanario Satírico, nºs 1 al 26

      Buen Humor, Madrid, España 1921 - Revista modernista de humor e ilustración. Las portadas y las contratapas llevan una ilustración de un artista resultado del "Concurso de Carteles" realizado por la editorial, entre los artistas de las portadas y contratapa están: Perez Durias, Ribas, Robledano, K-Hito, Tono, López Rubio, Barbero, Linage, Bagaría, Bartolozzi, Ramirez, Pedraza Ostos, Penagos, Cerezo Vallejo, Ibañez, Alonso, Tito, Larraya, Manchón, Rivero Gil, Alacalá del Olmo, Vercher , pero decenas más ilustran el interior. 26 primeros números de la revista Buen Humor, encuadernados por la editorial. La encuadernación presenta algún daño en la parte inferior, pero los ejemplares están en muy buen estado, y la encuadernación cosida permite abrir los ejemplares con comodidad. Cada ejemplar tiene 24 paginas + la tapa y contratapa, y no están refilados afectando ilustración o texto. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eight ALS by Lev L'vovich Tolstoy (1869-1945), the son of Lev Tolstoy, to Jacques Patin (1883-1948), the editor of Figaro

      Paris and Wiesbaden 1921 - Eight single leaves, some folded. Very good, with exception of one letter, with tear and some loss to text. The son of Lev Tolstoy, Lev L'vovich Tolstoy was a firm believer in his father's ideals in his youth, but later became increasingly opposed to his philosophical and ethical ideas. He studied sculpture with Rodin and tried, without success, to become a published writer, as well as writing about his childhood and impressions of his father. In 1918 he emigrated, living in Paris before eventually settling in Sweden. The letters included here date to a period when he wrote articles on his father and was making a difficult living as a journalist. Among other things, they contain his negative reaction to his mother's memoirs, discuss his own writing and plans to publish his recollections, and detail his financial woes. "Je prends la liberté de vous envoyer pour le Figaro un article littéraire, souvenirs personnels sur mon père et deux de ses nouvelles. Vous me rendriez un grand service en les publiant le plus tôt possible, car hélas je dois exister du journalisme." - "Je me permets de vous envoyer ci-jointes quelques pages sur la nouvelle posthume de mon père Le Diable. Je parlais de cette ?uvre dans un article sur la Sonate à Kreutzer, qui a été publié dans le Journal, mais la rédaction n'a pas voulu publier ces pages qui sont pourtant intéressantes. Peut-être pourrez-vous en faire usage en les publiant dans le Figaro ensemble avec le chapitre qui parle des ouvrages de Tolstoï pour le théâtre [.] Je vous suis très obligé pour l'aide que vous m'avez donnée pour la publication de mes souvenirs ainsi que je remercie Monsieur Robert de Flers pour l'article qu'il a publié dans le Figaro. [.] Maintenant, comme je suis sans argent à ce moment et le change est très déplorable pour notre séjour ici, je vous prierais d'avoir l'extrême obligeance de me faire envoyer ici 300-400 francs avec le premier courrier." - "Ma Vie c'est une ignoble escroquerie littéraire et il faut le dire carrément. Le publique est dupé. On achète ce petit livre croyant lire quelque chose de Tolstoï, sa vie, tandis que cela n'est qu'un récit d'une baba russe, un récit d'une langue russe magnifique, mais un rien comme intérêt [.] littéraire.". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Monday or Tuesday. Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell

      Richmond: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1921. First edition. Bell, Vanessa. Printed boards, cloth back, issued without dust jacket. Edges slightly rubbed, offset on front free endpaper, a nearly fine copy, containing four full-page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. One of 1000 copies hand set, and printed (with Leonard Woolf's assistance) at the Prompt Press. Kirkpatrick A5a.

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        Venezianische Bildhauer der Renaissance

      Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co, Wien 1921 - darkening to the spine, light soiling to front cover, heavier soiling to back cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ferdinand Hodler. Leben, Werk und Nachlass. In vier Banden.

      Verlag von R. Suter & Cie., Bern, 1921 - Heliogravuren, Marmorpapier Gerichte. Autor, Titel und Volume-Nummer vergoldet zurück. Schöner Einband. Schönes Exemplar.

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        D'Eugène Delacroix au Néo-Impressionnisme

      Henri Floury, 1921. reliure souple à la bradel, papier floral du Japon, non rogné, couverture Troisième édition. Envoi a. s. : à Félix Fénéon, son ami, Paul Signac. De Delacroix au néo-impressionnisme parut initialement en livraisons dans La revue blanche de mai à juillet 1898 sous l'égide de Félix Fénéon qui en assura la publication non sans avoir discuté, appuyé et parfois corrigé avec Signac le texte au cours de son élaboration. C'est également Fénéon qui s'occupa de reprendre minutieusement les épreuves de la publication en volume (Édition de La revue blanche, 1899). Dans cette nouvelle édition, aucun changement n'a été fait au texte original publié en 1899. Seule la dédicace a été modifiée. Le nom du cher Henri-Edmond Cross a été inscrit à côté de celui de Georges Seurat et le voeu « pour la couleur » qui nous a semblé d'actualité, ajouté (note préliminaire). Provenance emblématique et faramineuse... Pour plus de détails, voyez les numéros 324 et 325 de notre catalogue Bazar à Treize (téléchargeable sous la rubrique Catalogue de notre site). Ravissant cartonnage.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre Saunier]
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        Stadtnacht. Sieben Lithographien von Max Beckmann zu Gedichten von Lili von Braunbehrens.

      Piper, München 1921 - 47 S., 1 Blatt. Großformatiger Orig.-Halbleinenband. Mit lithographiertem Titelblatt und 6 ganzseitigen Original-Lithographien. Eins von 500 numerierten und von Max Beckmann im Impressum eigenhändig signierten Exemplaren (gesamt 600 Exemplare). Der Vater der Autorin, Major v. Braunbehrens, erwirkte 1917 Beckmanns Entlassung vom Militärdienst nach dessen Nervenzusammenbruch 1915. Aus der großen Zahl der Gedichte der halberblindeten Lili v. Braunbehrens hatte der Maler bereits 6 zur Illustration ausgewählt, weitere steuerte dann die Autorin selbst bei. Thematisch an die 1919 entstandene Folge "Die Hölle" anknüpfend, zählt die "Stadtnacht" zu den wichtigsten Bildfolgen des Künstlers. Der Vorderdeckel ist leicht angestaubt, sonst handelt es sich jedoch um ein schönes, gut erhaltenes Exemplar ohne nennenswete Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Daniel Chester French Adds Lincoln Memorial Statue to His Biography for Who’s Who

      1921 - Printed Entry for Who's Who in America, with handwritten correction, signed by French at bottom. October 1, 1921. New York City. 1 p. 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. In 1899, Albert Nelson Marquis (1855-1943) published the first edition of Who's Who in America with biographical information on 8,602 "leaders and achievers" from "every significant field of endeavor." For the twelfth volume, to be published in 1922 or 1923, French received a printed version of his prior entry with a request for updates. French added his latest and greatest accomplishment, the completion in 1920 of his sculpture for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Historic BackgroundThe Lincoln Memorial Committee had selected French in 1914 to create a Lincoln statue as part of the memorial to be designed by architect Henry Bacon (1866-1924). French was the personal choice of Bacon, with whom he had collaborated for nearly 25 years. French began work in December 1914. Over the next two years, he worked on models in clay and plaster at Chesterwood, making various changes. In October 1916, he completed a six-foot plaster model, originally to be scaled up to a 12-foot bronze image. After consulting with Bacon in the memorial then under construction, they decided that a much larger 19-foot sculpture of marble was more appropriate.It took a full year for the Piccirilli Brothers in New York City to transfer French's design to marble blocks. The statue was assembled in the memorial in 1920, but not formally dedicated until May 30, 1922.Volume 12 of Who's Who in America contains sketches of 24,278 persons in 3,520 pages.Complete Transcript [with additions by French in bold]FRENCH, Daniel Chester, sculptor; b. Exeter, N.H., Apr. 20, 1850, s. Hon. Henry Flagg and Anne (Richardson) F.; mass. Inst. Tech., 1 yr.; under Dr. William Rimmer, Boston, Thomas Ball, Florence; (hon. A.M., Dartmouth, 1898, Yale, 1913, Harvard, 1917; Litt.D. Columbia University, 1913); m. Mary French, of Washington, 1888. Had studio in Washington, 1876-8; in Boston and Concord, Mass., 1878-87, in New York since 1887. Among his best known works are: "The Minute Man of Concord," at Concord, Mass.; a statue of Gen. Cass, in the Capitol at Washington; statue of Rufus Choate, Boston Ct. House; John Harvard, at Cambridge, Mass., and Thomas Starr King statue; "Dr. Gallaudet and His First Deaf-Mute Pupil, the Milmore Memorial (3d class medal at Paris Salon, 1892); and colossal "Statue of the Republic," at Chicago Expn.; bronze doors, Boston Pub. Library; statue of Alma Mater, Columbia Coll.; 4 groups-Europe, Asia, Africa and America-in front of New York Custom House; statue of E. Rockwood Hoar, Worcester, 1908; statue of Gov. James Oglethorpe, Savannah, Ga., 1910; statue of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln, Neb., 1912, ^statue of Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln Memorial, 1920 Washington, D.C., 1920,^etc. Mem. Nat. Comm. Fine Arts, 1910-15 (chmn. 1912-15). Medal of honor, Paris Exposition, 1900. N.A., 1902; trustee Met. Mus. Of Art; mem. Nat. Sculpture Soc. (hon. Pres.), Architectural League, Accademia di S. Luca, Rome, Am. Acad. Arts and Letters; fellow Am. Acad. Arts and Sciences, Chevalier Legion of Honor (France), 1910. Clubs: Century, Arts. Country Home: Stockbridge, Mass. Address: 12 W. 8th St., New York, N.Y.Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) established a summer home and studio in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, known as Chesterwood. By 1921, he had already created his most famous works, which included the statues of John Harvard, the Minute Man of Concord, and his seated Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial. He died in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

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        Mountain Interval

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. First edition of the 1921 edition of this collection of poems, which features Frost's, "The Road Not Taken." Octavo, original cloth, tissue guard. Signed by the author on the title page, "Robert Frost South Shaftbury VT." In very good condition with some rubbing. A book full of rich contrast, clarity of vision, human appeal and sharp revelation of character" (New York Times), Mountain Interval features some of Frost's finest verse, including "The Road Not Taken," "Birches," "'Out, Out--" and "The Sound of Trees." First state, with the sixth and seventh lines on page 88 both reading, "You're further under in the snow--that's all--," and the twelfth line on page 93 reading, "When I told her 'Come" (Crane A4).

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        Les Vagabonds par Maxime Gorki. Traduction de Ivan Strannik. Bois Gravés par Lébédeff

      Chez Mornay, Paris 1921 - (9 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches). Contents unbound, as issued. Illustrated with colour woodcuts by Lébédeff (frontispiece plate, 4 headpieces, 5 tailpieces [including tailpiece on colophon leaf], 4 initials and 12 illustrations within the text). With 30 preliminary pencil or pen-and-ink sketches by the artist, 8 preliminary woodcut proofs, 25 color woodcut proofs (21 signed), all tipped into 28 window cut paper mounts [as issued]. Extra-illustrated with a colour woodcut by Lébédeff, numbered 212/225, signed and inscribed by the artist to Ivan Lamberty, laid in. Publisher's vellum wrappers, covers hand illuminated in pen-and-ink by Lébédeff, gold ribbon ties, within publisher's dark brown morocco-backed patterned boards chemise and slipcase Unique large paper copy number one (of one), on Japon Impérial with the original preliminary sketches for the illustrations by Lébédeff, as well as signed artist's proofs of the illustrations, and bound in a hand-illuminated binding by the artist. A unique, deluxe issue of this work, usually found as one of 960 copies on papier de Rives (from a total edition of 1000, the remaining 39 copies being hors commerce or other limited but less deluxe versions). Jean Lébédeff (born Ivan Lebedev in Bogorodskoye), began his studies under Fernand Cormon at the Ecole Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1909 and became a noted graphic designer and book illustrator in Paris between the wars, acclaimed for his wood-cuts. A well-known anarchist, his work was exhibited at the 1926 International Exhibition of Revolutionary Art of the West in Moscow; his work would later be featured in the 1979 retrospective "Paris Moscou 1900-1930" at the Centre Georges Pompidou. Vagabonds was a tremendously influential work by Gorky, here in French from the translation by Ivan Stannik. The work, with strong autobiographical elements, is comprised of four short stories featuring Russian vagabonds, titled: Malva; Konovalov; Tchelkache; and Mon Compagnon. The provenance of this copy, given the extra-illustration laid in, would seem to be Ivan Lamberty, a noted art patron and collector in Brussels. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Jurgen

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1921. First English edition. Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. Introduction by Hugh Walpole. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial endpapers by Papé. Rear cover detached, edges and spine extremities worn, some spotting to text. First English edition. Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. Introduction by Hugh Walpole. 1 vols. 8vo. With a Letter from Cabell. With an envelope with TLs tipped in from Cabell to the original owner, Norris Erb, dated June 15, 1921: "… It is a pleasure to say that the John Lane Company is publishing an English edition of Jurgen. The appearance of the book has been somewhat delayed by strikes, but it will be 'out,' I believe, by September …" and with a card frrom Cabell's widow to Erb, thanking him for his letter "with copy of my husband's note to you so long ago …"Finally, with a typed note from noted collector and bookseller, Robert Wilson (of the Phoenix Bookshop in Manhattan): "This copy of JURGEN was given me in April of 1980 by Norris M. Erb … this is the magical touchstone, the very book that started me collecting books, when he showed me in the summer of 1936 … his collection of first editions, thereby starting me on this life-long venture …".

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        Orleans and Isabelle

      An original work by Norman Lindsay inscribed for his friend, the poet Hugh McCrae, illustrating a scene from McCrae's unfinished verse-drama, Joan of Arc. Watercolour on paper, 408 x 400 mm, signed and dated lower left 'Norman Lindsay 1921' and inscribed below by the artist 'to its creator...'; framed. This watercolour was painted by Norman Lindsay for his close friend Hugh McCrae during one of the most intense periods of their artistic collaboration. The two artists had first met in 1897 while working on The Bulletin and other periodicals, and Lindsay had later illustrated McCrae's first volume of poetry, Satyrs and Sunlight: Silvarum Libri, in 1909. Norman Lindsay arranged for the publication of another volume of McCrae's poems, Colombine, in 1920, with the entire proceeds of the deluxe edition - containing a Lindsay etching - going to the impoverished poet (McCrae was perennially broke). From 1920 McCrae worked on a verse-drama, Joan of Arc. He never completed it, although the second part was published in Art in Australia between December 1921 and May 1922 as Orleans and Isabelle, A Tragedy in Three Scenes, with woodcut initials designed by Lindsay. It was at this time (late 1921) that Lindsay painted this exquisite large format watercolour illustrating a scene from the second part of McCrae's Joan of Arc. The work bears a presentation inscription by the artist for McCrae. The following year, McCrae and Lindsay would privately publish Idyllia and in 1928, Satyrs and Sunlight : being the collected poetry of Hugh McCrae, which included Orleans and Isabelle, A Tragedy in Three Scenes from the unfinished Joan of Arc. Provenance: Norman Lindsay, gifted to Hugh McCrae; thence by descent through the McCrae family.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        BRONZE PLAQUE] THE SPIRIT OF THE SYNAGOGUE. WITH RELATED PUBLICATIONS

      No Place N.D. - Presume first edition/production. Large American bronze plaque, No Date (1921) . Bronze circular plaque with Biblical verse: "My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations" (Isiah 56: 7) . Featuring several low-relief ritual synagogue scenes, including the blowing of the shofar, the blessing of the lulav, the reading of the Torah, and a Priestly blessing. With a central female allegorical figure holding a Torah scroll. Hebrew Decalogue at top and Hebrew "Sh’ma Yisra’el" at side. 12.25 inches in diameter, with hanger on rear. Included is a promotional brochure about the piece: "The Spirit of the Synagogue, " undated, but post 1921 since this date is referenced in the text. Also included is the artist’s "Art as Related to Judaism, " an undated pamphlet (but certainly 1922) . An article in the May 21, 1921 Reform Advocate about the plaque indicates that it was "designed to represent the Synagog [sic] as a contrast to a panel recently painted for the Boston Library, wherein the Synagog [sic] was outrageously misrepresented as a disheveled old woman. In the present plaque the Synagog is symbolized as a radiant young women and the accompanying symbolization reflects the Jewish spirit as buoyant and continuously unfolding its message that ‘My house shall be a house of prayer for all nations. ’" The Artist, Rose Kohler, was the daughter of Reform movement leader Kaufmann Kohler, and the granddaughter of Reform leader David Einhorn. The Jewish Women’s Archive notes that "Kohler’s best-known works include The Spirit of the Synagogue, a detailed medallion with an inscription that reads ‘My House shall be called a House of Prayer for all peoples, ’ replicas of which can be found in religious centers throughout the country . She wrote many articles on the origins and development of Jewish art. " (JWA, 2015) . See also Who Was Who in American Art (1985) . Very Good Condition (women-4-15) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Bibliothek der Kunstgeschichte. [88 Nummern in 84 Bänden - Alles Erschienene].

      Leipzig, Seemann, 1921 - 1927. Kl.-8°. Meist 10 S. wissenschaftlicher Text u. 20 Bildertafeln. Jeder Band in marmorierten Künstlerhandpapier [japan. Krepppapier]. Komplette Reihe der Künstlerbücher von Seemann. In wunderbaren Künstlerhandpapier gebunden, mit Titelschildchen und Rückennummerierung. - Auswahl einiger Mitarbeiter: Heinrich Wölfflin, Hans Tietze, Max J. Friedlänger, Erwin Panofsky, Curt Glaser, August Grisebach, J. Strzygowsky, A. L. Mayer, Anny E. Popp, Hans Vollmer, Willi Wolfradt, Heinrich Glück, Ernst H. Buschbeck, August Luz, Emmy Wellesz, Leo Bruhns, Johannes Jahn, Paul Clemen u. v. a. - Siehe beiliegenden Verlagskatalog des E. A. Seemann Verlages von 1927 S. 5 ff. - Genaue Auflistung auf Anfrage. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunstgeschichte

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        IL MARZOCCO

      ITALIANO 0,8 Periodici settimanali dell'anno 1921,nello specifico il num.9 del 27 febbraio,n.10 del 6 marzo,n.11 del 13 marzo,n.12 del 20 marzo,n.13 del 27 marzo,n.14 del 3 aprile,n.15 del 10 aprile,n.16 del 17 aprile,n.17 del 24 aprile,n.18 del 1 maggio,n.19 dell'8 maggio,n.20 del 15 maggio,n.21 del 22 maggio,n.22 del 29 maggio,n.23 del 5 giugno,n.24 del 12 giugno,n.25 del 19 giugno,n.26 del 26 giugno,n.29 del 17 luglio,n.30 del 24 luglio,doppio n.31 del 31 luglio,n.32 del 7 agosto,n.33 del 14 agosto,n.34 del 21 agosto,n.36 del 4 settembre,n.35 del 28 agosto,n.37 del 11 settembre,n.38 del 18 settembre,n.39 del 25 settembre,n.40 del 2 ottobre,n.41 del 9 ottobre,n.42 del 16 ottobre.Vendibili anche separatamente al prezzo di 14 euro l'uno. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Beatrix, eine brabantische legende

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag 1921 - Edition of 310 copies including 6 original etchings by Felix Timmermans. Hardcover on cardboard in good conditions. Lightly damaged on angles. Title in golden letters on spine. Inside near perfect conditions with etchings in a perfect state. The book may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallector]
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        Stier auf der Alm. Federlithographie auf Bütten.

      München, 1921 41 x 33 cm, 25 x 21,5 cm, aufgezogen auf braunes papier., Min. gebärunt, tadell. Unten rechts mit Bleistift signiert. Namenszug u. Datum im Stein: «AKubin 21» Raabe 144. - Eines von 200 Ex. der sign. Vorzugsausge erschienen in: Ganymed-Mappe. Bd. 3. München. Verlag. der Marées-Gesellsch.. R. Piper & Co. 1921. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Grafik - vor 1945

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        The Witch-Cult in Western Europe. A Study in Anthropology.

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press,, 1921. Octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to spine. In the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Very slight nicks to tips, a sound and fresh copy in the slightly spine-tanned jacket with only small chips to the ends and corners. Excellent condition. First edition. Having established herself by "strength of character…in the hitherto entirely male world of professional Egyptologists [she] ventured into territory not then considered suitable for women by her involvement in anthropology" (ODNB). The present work, which puts forward the theory that mediaeval European witchcraft represented the survival of the pre-Christian nature cult of Cernunnos, the Horned God, was controversial but has proved popular and has been widely influential in the development of Wicca and Neopaganism. An uncommon book in jacket, and this a very smart copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        En marge des marées

      Nrf 1921 - - Nrf, Paris 1921, 16,5x21,5cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 108 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre et réimposés dans le format in-quarto tellière, tirage de tête. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier bleu à décor abstrait, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux sertie de palladium, couvertures et dos conservés (infimes piqûres sans gravité sur le dos), élegante reliure moderne signé de T. Boichot. Agréable exemplaire joliment établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition of the French translation, one of the 108 numbered copies on vergé "pur-fil" paper Lafuma-Navarre and re-imposed in the format in-quarto tellière, drawing of head. Bradel binder in blue paper with abstract decoration, smooth back, piece of title of burgundy morocco set with palladium, covers and backs conserved (tiny bites without gravity on the back), elegant modern binding signed by T. Boichot. Nice copy nicely established. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BLAKE

      New York, Grolier Club, 1921.. LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES 1921, PRINTED ON SPECIAL PAPER BY THE CHISWICK PRESS. Thick large 4to, approximately 285 x 230 mm, 11 x 9 inches, 4 colour plates with tissue guards including the frontispiece "The Glad Day", 40 plates in monochrome and 12 reproductions in the text, mostly of title pages, title page printed in blue and black with small engraved vignette after Blake, pages: xvi, 516 including index and errata, plus last page with printer's device in red, original publisher's quarter blue morocco, gilt lettering to spine, contrasting blue buckram covers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight rubbing to spine, lower corners of upper cover slightly bumped, tiny abrasion to the bottom of lower cover, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Batouala

      - Albin Michel, Paris 1921, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition, uno dei 30 esemplari numerati sul filo puro posato solo maggiori testate. Nizza copia di questo libro su cui è stato assegnato il Premio Goncourt nel 1921. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage à qui fut attribué le Prix Goncourt 1921.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Description gemetrique detaillee des Alpes Francaises: Annexe du Tome Second, Les Origines Iconographiques de l'Oeuvre Geodesique

      Paris : Gauthier-Villars et cie 1921 - Atlas folio, 66 x 56 cm. Part two (the plate volume) only. Inscribed by Helbronner on front cover. Good binding and cover. Plates loose, as issued, in the publisher's folding portfolio. 6 panoramic color plates (4 folding). From Helbronner's sketches of Massif du Mont-Blanc (campagnes 1890-1903). Stunning photogravures. Provenance: Explorers Club (NYC) book plate on pastedown. Perret, 2214. Regards sur les Alpes, 93-B. "Les deux grands panoramas peints a l'aquarelle (Mont-Blanc et Pelvoux) sont tres spectaculaires, rares et recherches". ? Perret.List of plates and description: I. Tour complet d horizon du Sommet du Mont Blanc Panoramic view mountain peaks partly covered with snow; II. Mont Blanc depuis le Sommet du Mont Maudit View of snow covered mountain with large glacier flowing down side in foreground; III. Mont Blanc depuis le Col du Geant: View of snow covered mountain with Smaller peaks on either side; IV. Mont Blanc depuis le Sommet du belvedere des Aiguilles Rouges: View of snow capped mountain over tops of rocky hills; V. Mount Blanc depuis le sommet de l Aiguille du Tour View up side of Snow covered mountain; VI. Mont Blanc depuis le Sommet de l Aiguille du Moine: View of mountain top with two glaciers flowing down sides. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Harte's Complete works

      Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston and New York 1921 - Printed by the Riverside Press, Cambridge, MA. 10 volumes. Includes: v. 1. The luck of Roaring Camp, In the Carquinez Woods, and other stories and sketches.--v. 2. Maruja, The story of a mine, and other tales.--v. 3. Tales of the argonauts, and In a hollow of the hills, and other tales.--v. 4. Gabriel Conroy, Bohemian papers, and Stories of and for the young.--v. 5. Cressy, A treasure of the redwoods, and other tales.--v. 6. A first family of Tasajara, Three partners, and other tales.--v. 7. A waif of the plains, The ancestors of Peter Atherly, and other tales.--v. 8. The cruasde of the Excelsior, and other tales, and Thankful Blossom, and other eastern tales and sketches.--v. 9. Poems, Two men of Sandy Bar, and Stories and poems and other uncollected writings.--v. 10. A niece of Snapshot Harry's, Trent's trust, and other stories. Three quarter bound in brown Moroccan with brown cloth boards. Decorative spine in git with title in gilt. TEG. Bound by Brentanos, NY. Armorial bookplate of James McDonald on front pastedown. Lovely decorative set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fontaneda Books]
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        Hereditary Blood Qualities Medico-Legal Application of Human Blood Grouping

      The Journal of Immunology Vol. VI, No. 5, September. PAMPHLET. First edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Name stamp front page some tearing to edges else very good. p. 363-385 : ill. ; 27 cm. Offprint: Journal of immunology, v. 6, no. 5, Sept. 1921. Includes bibliographical references (p. 385). Same title as Garrison and Morton 1756 though doesn't seem to start out the same as the JAMA articles. ??? Rare. Only copy showing up in Worldcat is at the Deering rare book collection. * . Very Good. 1921.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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