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        Der Welt-Untergang [SIGNED]

      Carl Konegen, Vienna 1921 - Signed in pencil on title page, text page with lithographic vignette, and all but the 3rd plate. 98/150 colophon numbered by hand. Folio (19 1/2 x 14 1/4). (3) 12 plates. Original beige quarter cloth over boards with striking design and black lettering on cover. Illustrated lithographic title page. Striking example of Birnbaum's expressionistic work rendered in a series of 12 lithographic images depicting the apocalypse with a poetic introduction describing the struggle of human kind and the world beyond, accompanied by a vignette. Powerful sequence in Birnbaums distinct style. Printed under his supervision by the "Secession" Graphic Art Institute in Vienna on Japan paper. Signatures and titles in pencil underneath imagery. Text in German. Light wear along edges of portfolio and 4 inch tear at bottom of foredge flap, and crease in bottom flap. Most plates with light creasing in margins, not at all infringing on the imagery. Portfolio in very good, plates in very good to near fine condition. Uriel Birnbaum (1894-1956) was a self-taught Austrian Jewish painter, caricaturist and writer. Birnbaum illustrated a number of books, including books for Edgar Allan Poe and Lewis Carroll, and worked as an illustrator for the children's magazine "Der Regenbogen." He was awarded the literary Bauernfeld-Preis for his volume of sonnets "Gottes Krieg" in 1923. Due to his severe injury during W.W.I and his intermarriage he was protected from deportation but emigrated to the Netherlands in 1939. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 - 1921 Original Hardback Wisden, VG, Very Rare.

      1921. 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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        Paludes

      Paris, NRF 1921 - 24x2x19.2 cm Edition tirée à 312 exemplaires, imprimés sur papier Vélin Lafuma de Navarre comprenant 6 lithographies originales de R. de le Fresnaye. Dans de parfaites conditions et partiellement non-coupé. Edition of 312 copies on Papier Velin Lafuma-Navarre including six original lithographes by R. De La Fresnaye.Perfect Conditions. Partially Uncut.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 - 1921 to 1934 Set of Wisdens Rebound with Covers,

      1921. Hi, This lot is a set of 14 rebound Wisdens all of them are rebound with covers. This Wisden set is in Good to Very Good condition. The boards are a bit of a mix but I have tried to make them as similar as possible so all are a reddish brown, all the books are in decent shape and a good but not mint set. Some notes are that the 1930 has a mark to the front cover, 1927 has a LCCC stamp to the bottom of the front cover, 1926 is a bit dark, 1923 a bit tatty and the 1925 has a cup mark to the cover. The 1932 may have a facsimile front cover , it feels facsimile but odd to see that in a rebind. They are all excellent internally all with photoplates, a great value for money set. 7/10s on average. Subject to availability I can swap any book inside this run or extend or slightly reduce the run for a different cost, please enquire for details.

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        Wendingen: The 4th Year, 3rd Issue (East Asiatic Art of the Collection "Petrucci")

      De Hoogebrug, Amsterdam 1921 - The 4th year, 3rd issue of this very high-quality art monthly published out of Amsterdam just after World War I. Wendingen: An Illustrated Magazine of the Arts of "Architectura et Amicitia". "This number is dedicated to the East-Asiatic Art of the collection "Petrucci" in Amsterdam, with accompanying text by Henri Borel, Dr. Karl With, Count Hermann Keyserling and A. Vecht". The text consists of Henri Borel's background of the collector Raphael Petrucci and 18 beautiful full-page gravures of the collection (with captions). This fragile folio volume has held up nicely: Solid and VG in its ribbon-tied decorative panels. Light wear along the spine and at the panel edges. Very small former owner name and date to the title page as well, otherwise very clean. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Sea and Sardinia

      Thomas Seltzer 1921 - Green boards, yellow cloth spine. Soiling on top and on gutter of both front and rear cover. Edges bumped and bottom corner chipped of front cover. Rear bottom corner bumped. Fading on top of both covers; Spine faded on top. Book has a very slight bow. Crash showing at front endpapers. Name in pencil. Many pages still uncut. White DJ has many chips on edges and corners. Small chips out of spine. Tear from top of back cover and top of spine. In archival cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bearly Read Books]
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        Pervoe svidanie

      Alkonost, Peterburg 1921 - Original wrappers. A very good copy, hinges split. Contemporary inscription on title page. One of an edition of 3000 copies; a Berlin edition appeared the following year. "Of all this great writer's works, it remains the one whose artistic merit and value are unassailed. Some critics even place it among the finest achievements of twentieth-century Russian poetry.[it] can also be appreciated as a compendium of Bely's lifework in literature " Gerald Janacek, Introduction to his 1977 translation. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Monday or Tuesday

      NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1921. First American edition. Hardcover. Orig. green cloth spine, intact, bright printed paper spine label with patterned light brown boards. Very good in printed dust wrapper lacking half centimeter at head and 12 centimeters at lower half of spine and faint discoloration at front cover lower right hand corner.. 116 pages. 19 1/2 x 13 cm. One of 1500 copies. KIRKPATRICK A5b. Owner inscription, slight rubbing to lower extremities, interior contents clean.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Jésus-Christ rastaquouère

      - Collection Dada, S.l. (Paris) s.d. (1921), 16,5x23cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 1000 copie numerate, un pareggio con 10 cinesi e 50 filo puro. Libro illustrato di disegni di Georges Ribemont Dessaignes. Schiena piatta e leggermente e marginalmente superato senza gravità come di solito. Esemplare raro e bello. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés, seul tirage avec 10 Chine et 50 pur fil. Ouvrage illustré de dessins de Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes. Dos et plats très légèrement et marginalement passés sans gravité comme généralement. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Fete Carnaval 1921

      Imp. Gandini, Nice 1921 - A rollicking cover illustration of a Pantagruel type astride a flamingo and a crowd of clowns and masqueraders below, perfecting evoking the joyful anarchy of Carnaval, and within, an eight panel panorama and program. Wraps are 27 by 19 cm, and the panels within are of slighly smaller dimension, with a total length, when stretched out, of 160 cm. Depicted on the panorama is a colorful parade of floats and various comical figures, with everything drawn with a deliberately crude, or naive, pen and brush that heightens the farcical flavor of the rendering. This panoramic brochure was issued as a souvenir for the Nice Carnaval, the pre-Lent celebration with roots in Nice going back to the Middle Ages and for which Nice had become famous, perhaps second only to the Carnaval of Venice, which in a number of ways Nice emulated. A parade to celebrate Carnaval was first done in 1873, and it is the parade that is the core of what is depicted here. It is unknown whether this program was issued for a particular event, or what seems more probable, as a more general souvenir. Scarce, with no copies of this edition of what was an annual located on OCLC, and only a few copies found of any edition (the 1898, 1899 and 1906 editions, one copy each: Bibliotheque Nationale; 1907 edition, two copies: Bayerische Staatsbibliotheque and the Deutsche Nationalbibliotheque). Wraps are soiled. Discrete tape repair running along the "joint". Endpapers and rear cover are filled with evocative ads. Several flattened creases, short closed tears and minor chips. The panorama itself is very well preserved with no significant issues. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        LA GUIRLANDE DES MOIS

      Meynial 1921 - 12cm x 8cm. Cream silk covers illustrated in black and gold with designs by Barbier. All edges gilt and decorative borders and chapter headings. A fine book, near fine dustwrapper and slipcase. Decorative endpapers, pictorial title page, six pochoir colour plates in Art Deco style. The fifth Barbier almanac, a note to the reader tells us that this will be the final volume in the series of almanacs. Guirlandes des Mois is a series of almanacs produced by Jules Maynial and illustrated by George Barbier, the delightful little books (five in total) were published annually between 1917 - 1921. Barbier was a keen book collector and his own collection included a series of seventeenth - early nineteenth century almanacs and it was this collection which inspired the design of the Guirlandes. The books contain an anthology of writings, bank pages for notes and a calendar. The illustrations are beautifully delicate, with covers, dustwrappers and box all containing different drawings. Beginning in the war years many of the illustrations reflect the times, with images of soldiers on leave wooing elegant young women. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Conte de Tsar Saltan et son Fils, le Glorieux et Puissant Prince Guidon Saltanovitch et de sa belle Princesse Cygne Mis en français par Claude Anet. Illustré et orné par Natalia Gontcharova

      Éditions à La Sirène, Paris 1921 - Quarto. Original publisher's boards with striking floral-motif design in reds on a purple ground in pochoir, twining floral-patterned endpapers in light brown and white on a light yellow ground. With 48 plates in pochoir on 24 leaves inclusive of title and colophon, including 10 full-page plates illustrating the tale, others incorporating text. With text in French. Unbound, uncut, and unopened. Binding slightly worn, especially at edges; corners bumped; edges slightly faded; joints splitting; remnants of dark purple ribbon tie to central outer edge of both upper and lower boards. Minor foxing to margins; some tissue guards creased. In very good condition overall. First Edition. Rare. Limited to 599 copies, this copy number 595 on Vélin de Rives.The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Gvidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Princess-Swan is an 1831 poem by Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837) published in a book of Russian fairy tales edited by Vladimir Dahl.Gontcharova, a noted Russian avant-garde artist, was particularly active as a set and costume designer, notably for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes along with her husband Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964); she also worked as a book illustrator. Both she and Larionov were leading figures in the dynamic Parisian émigré art world of the 1920s and beyond. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        The Works of Francis Rabelais

      London: Navarre Society, 1921. Two volumes in scarlet calf, gilt lettered and decorated on spine with green leather title labels. Bound by Bayntun of Bath. Gilt edges and dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated throughout by W. Heath Robinson. Original edition done in folio in 1904. Beautiful production. Edgewear only. . 1st Thus. Leather. Near Fine. Illus. by W. Heath Robinson. 8vo.

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        Comus ( Limited Edition Signed By Rackham)

      William Heinemann, London 1921 - Xviii, 76 Pp. + Tissue-Guarded Color Plates By Rackham. Parchment Spine, Gilt, Paper-Covered Boards, Gilt, Illustrated Blue Endpapers. One Of 550 Copies Of The Limited Edition, Uk Issue With Heinemann On Spine, Signed By Rackham On The Limitation Page. Undated But 1921. Spine And Cover Gilt Bright, Wear To Parchment Spine And Paper Covered Boards, Some Fraying To Paper Right On Edges Of Boards Mainly Along Bottom Edge, And Tiny Fray At Top Of Rear Spine Edge. Hinges Tight, No Names Or Marks Or Bookplates Or Stains, No Foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        The Book of Ser Marco Polo the Venetian Concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of the East, 3 volumes

      John Murray 1921 - B00CPX03EI B00CPX03EI Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Cloth. Third edition, revised. 2 volumes, with 3rd volume of notes and addenda by Henri Cordier. Good set, edge wear, complete.

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        OF ALL THINGS.

      Henry Holt and Co.,, New York: 1921 - First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. INSCRIBED, DATED AND SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. "For Billie Allen / in memory of many / happy hours on the / shore of Lake Como / Robert C. Benchley / Dec 20, 1921." Light soiling and cloth edges slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine. Lacking dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Doctor Donne and Gargantua; First Canto. With a Drawing by Wyndham Lewis

      London: Favil Press, 1921. First edition. Wraps. Some chipping to spine, discreet library blindstamps internally, and some remnants of glue to the inside front wrapper where a bookplate was once affixed, good.. Lewis, Wyndham. 12mo, 14pp; original marbled wrappers with printed label, saddle-stitched, One of a stated 101 copies, numbered and signed by Sitwell,of which 20 were for his own private use. This was Sitwell's second book and features a excellent frontispiece print by Wyndham Lewis.

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        DEVIL STORIES: AN ANTHOLOGY .

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1921 - Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xix [xx] 1-332, original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, running Borzoi stamped in black on rear panel. First edition, variant (probably later) binding. Collects twenty stories by Niccolo Machiavelli, Washington Irving, Wilhelm Hauff, Nikolai Gogol, William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles Baudelaire, and others. An important early collection of Devil stories, including a number of obscure European tales. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1419. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-48. Bleiler (1978), p. 171. Reginald 12535. A nearly fine copy in nearly fine printed dust jacket. The jacket is rare in this condition. (#150996) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Conte de Tsar Saltan et son Fils, le Glorieux et Puissant Prince Guidon Saltanovitch et de sa belle Princesse Cygne Mis en français par Claude Anet. Illustré et orné par Natalia Gontcharova

      Paris: Éditions à La Sirène, 1921. First Edition. Rare. Limited to 599 copies, this copy number 595 on Vélin de Rives. The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Gvidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Princess-Swan is an 1831 poem by Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837) published in a book of Russian fairy tales edited by Vladimir Dahl. Gontcharova, a noted Russian avant-garde artist, was particularly active as a set and costume designer, notably for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes along with her husband Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964); she also worked as a book illustrator. Both she and Larionov were leading figures in the dynamic Parisian emigre art world of the 1920s and beyond.. Quarto. Original publisher's boards with striking floral-motif design in reds on a purple ground in pochoir, twining floral-patterned endpapers in light brown and white on a light yellow ground. With 48 plates in pochoir on 24 leaves inclusive of title and colophon, including 10 full-page plates illustrating the tale, others incorporating text. With text in French. Unbound, uncut, and unopened. Binding slightly worn, especially at edges; corners bumped; edges slightly faded; joints splitting; remnants of dark purple ribbon tie to central outer edge of both upper and lower boards. Minor foxing to margins; some tissue guards creased. In very good condition overall.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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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. * [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        TWELVE EXTRA ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE PICKWICK PAPERS

      Leamington Spa and Birmingham: Arthur W. Waters (and) Holland Bros. 1921. Original sheets carefully bound into library buckram with individual cloth mountings for each sheet. 12 hand-colored plates cover page and one other sheet detailing the chapters that the illustrations relate to. A lovely set of the De Luxe hand-colored versions of these twelve extra plates to Dickins' Pickwick Papers, 1921 edition. Exceedingly uncommon ,especially the hand-colored edition. Carefully mounted in a library buckram binding with minimal markings. VG, One minor edge repair to the printed information sheet, and REFERENCE stamped in large black letters on verso of last sheet, not bleeding through to image.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        The investor's pocket manual.

      New York: The Financial Press, 1921. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). 272 pp. Vol. XIII, no. 4 (May, 1921) of a monthly publication offering "current statistics, records and high and low prices of stocks and bonds of railroad, industrial, and mining corporations, also grain, cotton, coffee and provisions." The publisher advertised in contemporary magazines that copies of this "real help to investors" would be "furnished FREE by any investment house . . . on request," and the front wrapper of the present example identifies it as coming from Kurtz Brothers Bankers and Brokers at 1421 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. There is a great deal here on the structure and value of many, many individual companies.    => These ephemeral guidebooks are not widely institutionally held in the U.S., although a different, quarterly publication of the same title (published by E.A. Pierce & Co.) appears to be somewhat more common. Publisher's printed yellow paper wrappers; creased and lightly soiled, with inked date on spine and pencilled annotations on back wrapper. Text block just starting to pull away from wrappers. Pages age-toned; three leaves separated. => A useful snapshot of the American economy in the spring of 1921.

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        Munktpunke Dionysos--Groteske Liebesgedichte von Alfred Richard Meyer

      Berlin: Fritz Gurlitt. Very Good. 1921. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Green pastepaper binding, lettered in black with silver cardboard slipcase. Book and slipcase are rubbed on edges. Black imprint on slipcase is lightly faded. Previous owner made custom clamshell box for both book and slipcase and inserted a spacer into publishers slipcase. From the first edition, number 21 of 100 copies, of "Meyer's Grotesque Love Poems", containing six signed lithographs by Grosz. The text of Meyer's poems were lettered directly on the lithograph stone by Wilhelm Redlin and signed by Meyer on the colophon. George Grosz was an influential German artist known for caricatural drawings and paintings and was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic. Grosz fled his homeland in 1933 and emigrated to the United States becoming a naturalized citizen in 1938. One of Grosz' rarest items with one copy recorded in OCLC as of April 2017. ; Lithograph; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Funfzig Zeichnungen; Pastelle und Aquarelle Aus Dem Besitz Der Nationalgalerie.

      Berlin - Julius Bard 1921 - 50 pastels and watercolours by the German artist Adolph Menzel, printed in Berlin under the Weimar Republic. Adolph Menzel was one of the most popular and significant 19th century German artists. His work was mostly produced and exhibited in Germany, and was there acquired quickly by national galleries. This in part accounts for his prominence and popularity within Germany. By the early 20th century he held a significant place within German culture. This book was produced in 1921, when the young Weimar Republic was about to enter a period of damaging hyperinflation, and faced many other threats to its stability besides. Moreover, the identity crisis in Germany following her defeat in the first world war was profound. One can see this work in that context, representing abeautiful artisticrelic of Germany's cultural florescence in the previous century. This is number 266 of 400 copies numbered by hand. Collated: completeCondition: In quarter vellum with paper covered boards. Externally sound with a little wear to the extremities and some marking to the spine. Internally clean and bright and firmly bound. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Frühlicht: Eine Folge für die Verwirklichung des Neuen Baugedankens (1. Jahrgang, Heft 1, Herbst 1921)

      Karl Peters, Magdeburg 1921 - Issue # 1 of 4. Quarto. 32pp. Original stapled blue wraps with red and gray lettering on cover. Wraps protected by modern mylar. Scarce first issue of the German architectural series "Frühlicht" containing important articles on the new architectural movement. Only four issues were published from 1920 - 1922. Contributions by Bruno Taut, Friedrich Paulsen, Paul Scheerbart and Karl Weishaupt. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs and architectural drawings and plans. Photographs show models of an office building at the Kaiser-Wilhelm Platz in Magdeburg and the Magdeburg Zitadelle (bastille). Drawings depict kiosks, office building (mentioned above), a Lageplan of the exhibition "Mitteldeutsche Ausstellung Magdeburg," (main exhibition grounds were designed by Taut and Paul Mebes), farmhouse and large stable for livestock. Two pages with drawings relating to "Natürliches Bauen - Organisches Siedeln." Text in German. Some age wear, staining and sunning on wraps. Bottom corner on front cover and head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Minor bumping to bottom corner of leaves. Wraps in overall good, interior in very good condition. Scarce. Content: Frühlicht in Magdeburg! von Bruno Taut. Landwirtschafts- und Viehmarkthalle für Magdeburg. Kioske. Zur Biologie des Kunstgeschmacks. Büro- und Geschäftshaus auf dem Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz in Magdeburg. Die Zukunft der Zitadelle. Natürliches Bauen - Organisches Siedeln. Friedrich Paulsen: Der notwendige neue Baustil. Der Architektenkongreß: Eine Parlamentsgeschichte von Paul Scheerbart. Der Regenbogen: Aufruf zum Farbigen Bauen (Bruno Taut). Farbe im äusseren Raum von Karl Weishaupt. Der Magdeburger Farbenstreit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Wallenstein, Mayer & Co 1921 Annual Catalog (Wholesale Jewelers)

      Cincinnati, Ohio: Wallenstein, Mayer & Co. Very Good. 1921. Hardcover. Red cloth with black lettering. Profusely illustrated! Many pages in 2 or 3 colors. Light staining on covers. Some fraying to spine extremities, corners and fore edges. Strong hinges with some loose leaves, all apparently in place. Contents clean, bright. Blank order sheets at front. As it was common with wholesale catalogues, this one appears to be a collection of manufacturers sell-pages bound together. The print runs were rarely over 500, and some under 100, making this catalogue relatively scarce. Fully illustrated. Includes jewelry, cigarette lighters, clocks & watches, class rings and pins, opera glasses, pen & desk sets, umbrellas, silver flatware & hollow ware and much more.; 840 pages .

      [Bookseller: Books Online Plus]
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        La Russie Des Tsars pendant La Grande Guerre

      Plon, Paris - (1921-1922). One of 2150 first edition copies. Three volumes. Illustrated with 13 fine folding aquarelles by Loukomsky, 13 images from photographs of the Russian nobility and Rasputin, one folding reproduction of Rasputin's writing and two folding maps, one of Russia and the other of Petrograd. Beautifully bound by Pouillet in three-quarter dark green crushed morocco. Spines with a Napoleonic crown surrounded by delicate gilt devices. Original wrappers bound in at the end. Spines mellowed to a rich brown. A fine set beautifully augmented by the Loukomsky aquarelles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Jurgen

      John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1921 - 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 ?". 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 Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. Introduction by Hugh Walpole. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Ubu Roi - Drame en cinq actes d'après les éditions publiées du vivant de l'auteur et les documents icono-bio-bibliographiques qui s'y rapportent. Préface de Jean Saltas.

      P., Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1921, 1 vol. in-8° carré (190 x 150) relié 1/2 percaline orange à la bradel, pièce de titre en maroquin vert, fleuron doré, plats de papier marbré, couvertures illustrées conservées (Atelier LAURENCHET), de 191 pp. Très bel exemplaire non rogné. - Avec les croquis de l'auteur. 1 des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier du Japon (N°19), seul grand papier.

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        Notturno

      Treves, Milano 1921 - In-8 (250x175 mm.), pp. (12), 505, (1), XIV, (12, con 24 specimina calligrafici applicati). Edizione numerata di 200 esemplari (ns. n. 171). Legatura editoriale in pieno marocchino nero con fregi in oro ai piatti, titolo in oro al primo piatto, motto "Io ho quel che ho donato" al secondo piatto, unghie decorate in oro. Scatola contenitiva in cartone. Frontespizio interamente inciso, numerosissime xilografie di Adolfo de Carolis lungo il testo. Timbro a secco dei G. D'Annunzio all'occhietto. Perfetto esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hélène en fleurs et Charlemagne ( EXEMPLAIRE ENLUMINE de 6 oeuvres originales)

      1921 - Paris, Mercure de France, 1921. 130 x 187 mm, 279 pp. Reliure de l'époque à la Bradel signée Blanchetière, plein vélin, dos lisse, titre peint, premier plat illustré d'une peinture originale. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES 770 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur vergé pur-fil Lafuma (après 235 ex. sur Arches et Hollande. EXEMPLAIRE ENLUMINE PAR FERNAND HERTENBERGER. Il comprend 4 gouaches (une sur le premier plat de la reliure en plein vélin signé Blanchetière et trois dans le texte) et 2 dessins en couleurs, tous d'une très grande fraicheur et signés ou monogramés ; deux sont datés de janvier 1922. On a relié aussi un bois gravé représentant un faune en trois états dont deux mis en couleurs à l'aquarelle. Fernand Hertenberger (1882-1970), peintre et illustrateur né à Rheims, élève de T.-H. Fleury et Déchenaud, exposa au Salon de Paris et illustra plusieurs ouvrages dont Là-bas de Huysmans et Le Colonel Chabert de Balzac. Acteur important du mouvement Art Deco, il partagea avec son frère et artiste Claude une maison-atelier construite par l'architecte Henri Glaizot en 1921 dans le XVIème arrondissement de Paris. BEL OBJET.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        Ora di noi

      Grafica Uno, 1921. Con 6 acqueforti originali in nero, numerate e firmate, di Michel Seuphor (cm 16x15) e 15 poesie di Passoni. 4to (cm 31,5x29). pp. 36. . Perfetto (Mint). . Edizione di 150 + XXX es. numerati e firmati. . Fernand Louis Berckelaers (questo il vero nome di Seuphor) adottò per la prima volta lo pseudonimo, anagramma di Orpheus, a 19 anni. Nel 1921 fondò la rivista ''Het Overzicht'' che difenderà in Belgio le prime istanze dell'astrattismo plastico e dell'avanguardia. A Roma nel 1926 venne in contatto col gruppo futurista, nel 1929, insieme al pittore uruguajano Torrès-Garcia, diede vita al gruppo ''Cercle et Carré'' di tendenza astratto-costruttivista e cominciò a dipingere. Nel 1951 cominciò a scrivere la grande monografia su Mondrian pubblicata solo 5 anni più tardi. Conferenze, pubblicazioni ed esposizioni personali e collettive si alternarono in tutta Europa fino alla sua morte.

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        ABEL GANCE, D. W. GRIFFITH (1921)

      1921 - Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white photo, USA. Remarkable candid photo of a meeting between two legendary directors of the silent era. Abel Gance came to the US in 1921 to promote his film J'accuse, which made its American debut on October 9 of that year. During a lengthy five-month stay, Gance made a point of meeting D.W. Griffith, whose work he had always admired. There are a couple of slight corner creases, and an equally trifling horizontal crease, NEAR FINE

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        Pro Lisu i Kolobok. Russkaia skazka [About the Fox and the Runaway Bun: A Russian Fairy Tale]. Five copies, in variant pochoir wrappers.; Detskaia biblioteka [Children's Library]

      J. Povolozky, Paris 1921 - Octavos (18.5 × 13.5 cm). Original decorative wrappers pasted over blind self-wrappers (as issued); 8 pp. Wrappers illustrated with five variant pochoir patterns. Numerous small vignettes in the text. Very good. Russian fairy tale printed for children of Russian émigrés in France, with illustrations by the ten-year-old Zhenya Kovarskaya, the daughter of Ilya Kovarskii and Lidiia Kovarskaia, an editor-and-publisher duo which had left Soviet Russia in 1919. Each of the five copies features a variant wrapper, decorated by hand using different patterns, most likely using the pochoir technique. Given small irregularities, it appears likely that this work was also carried out by children. The publisher, J. Povolozky, ran a gallery in Paris in the 1920s and was known for his collaboration with Russian avant-garde artists Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. KVK, OCLC show copies (one each) at NYPL, Princeton, Stanford, and UNC Chapel Hill, without specifying which of the wrapper variants are held. Not at the Russian State or National Library. Not in Savine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Hochzeit des Mönchs.

      Wien, Avalun, 1921 4°, 152 S. 3 Bl. Mit radiertem Titelblatt und 12 Originalradierungen (mit Seidenhemdchen) diese auf Japanbütten gedruckt., Pergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, floraler Rückenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt, Kleisterpapiervorsätze., Kleisterschatten a. Deckel, kleine eindruck a. Rückendeckel. Exlibris a. Schmutztitel - insgesamt schönes Exempalr. (= Siebenter Avalundruck) - Nr. 2 von 100 numerierten Exemplaren (insgesamt 375 Ex.) der Ganzpergamentausgabe. Die Radierungen rechts unten signiert. Gesetzt aus der Göschen-Antiqua. gedruckt bei Poeschel & Trepte. Die Radierungen wurden unter Aufsicht des Künstlers auf der Handpresse der Staatlichen Akademie für graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig gedruckt. - Alois Kolb (1875-1942) zählte zu den bekanntesten und erfolgreichsten Buchillustratoren der 1920er Jahre. Rodenberg 331. 7. - Sennewald 21.4 Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Bibliophile Ausgaben

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