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        Coquette

      Methuen & Co., London 1921 - First edition. Fine in a very attractive, very good dustwrapper with some tears at the edges and a couple of small and unobtrusive chips, housed in an older chemise and quarter leather slipcase. Inscribed by the author to American publisher Crosby Gaige: "To Crosby Gaige: A novel which Arnold Bennett said has no ending. About a young person opposite to whom I once sat in a hotel dining room. How dangerous to sit opposite to me! Frank Swinnerton." Novel about an ambitious London girl living in poverty who schemes to attain social position. A nice copy with a nice inscription. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Die Geschichte des Veteranen- und Militärvereins \"Kampfgenossenschaft\" in Göppingen 1871-1921. Eine Festschrift zur Feier seines 50-jährigen Bestehens.

      Göppingen, Buchdruckerei der Göppinger Zeitung, 1921. 56 S. 23 x 15 cm, Broschur Einband berieben, bestoßen, fleckig, angeschmutzt, eselsohrig und am Rücken gebräunt. Rücken unten mit etwas Verlust. Heft mit durchgehender Knickspur. Schnitt fleckig. Bis S. 10 mit durchschlagendem kleinem Fleck. Hinten etwas fleckig. Gutes Leseexemplar. Extrem selten.\"Aron Tänzer (* 30. Januar 1871 in Preßburg; † 26. Februar 1937 in Göppingen) war ein Rabbiner und Autor zahlreicher wissenschaftlicher Publikationen.Der Vater von Aron Tänzer war Rabbiner und die Mutter arbeitete als Weißnäherin für die Preßburger Judenschaft. Im Alter von 21 Jahren immatrikulierte sich Aron Tänzer an der Universität in Berlin. Er studierte Philosophie, Germanistik und semitische Philologie. Nachdem er 1895 promoviert wurde, bemühte sich Aron Tänzer um eine Anstellung als Rabbiner. Im Oktober 1896 bewarb er sich mit Erfolg auf die freie Rabbinerstelle in Hohenems.Zur Jüdischen Kultusgemeinde Hohenems gehörten auch die in den anderen Gemeinden Vorarlbergs und von 1878 bis 1914 formell auch die in Tirol lebenden Juden. Seine umfassende geistesgeschichtliche Ausbildung brachte Tänzer sowohl in zahlreichen wissenschaftlichen Publikationen als auch im Bereich der Erwachsenenbildung zur Anwendung. So hielt er etwa für den „Bildungsclub Hohenems“ des Öfteren Vorträge über Literatur und Geschichte. 1905 veröffentlichte er die heute noch als Standardwerk geltende Geschichte der Juden in Hohenems. Seine Geisteshaltung und seine religiösen Anschauungen waren geprägt von liberalen Ideen und kultureller Offenheit.Von 1905 bis 1907 war Tänzer Rabbiner in Meran und wurde ab dem 1. September 1907 Rabbiner an der Synagoge zu Göppingen. Diese Funktion, in der er für das Bezirksrabbinat zuständig war, hatte er bis zu seinem Tod 1937 inne. Gleich zu Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs hatte sich Tänzer freiwillig zum Einsatz als Feldrabbiner gemeldet. Drei Jahre diente er an der Ostfront. Tänzer betreute die Soldaten, half im Lazarett und richtete für die notleidende Bevölkerung Volksküchen ein. Für seinen Einsatz im Felde wurde Tänzer mit mehreren Orden ausgezeichnet.Tänzer legte seit 1909 den Grundstock für eine Volksbibliothek, der späteren Stadtbibliothek in Göppingen. Seit 1921 war er Ehrenmitglied des Göppinger Veteranen- und Militärvereins „Kampfgemeinschaft“. An Tänzer erinnert in Göppingen das Rabbiner-Tänzer-Haus (Freihofstraße 46), das frühere Rabbinatsgebäude.\" (Wikipedia) Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        RUSKIN'S POLITICS

      The Ruskin Centenary Council by the Oxford University Press, 1921. First Edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. Photograph mounted and inserted later as a frontispiece. The photograph is a self-portrait taken by Shaw and beautifully printed (believed to be a platinum print) by English architectural photographer and friend, Frederick H. Evans. Shaw has signed and dated "5/12/1945" on the mounting below the photograph. The bookplate of P.H. Hood is on the front pastedown. A pencil note on the front free endpaper by Hood notes, "The added portrait of G. B. S. / is one taken by himself & printed / by F. H. Evans. / [signed] P. H. Hood". Hood was an English photographer active between 1890 and 1910. The Getty in Los Angeles holds a platinum print of a portrait he took of Evans. There is an additional bookplate of Charles Bolles Rogers that has come loose from the front free endpaper and is laid in. Bound as issued in publisher's cloth backed boards with printed title label on the front cover; tail of the spine is bumped with some light fraying to the cloth. This is remarkably unique book in its provenance and a fantastic context for this exquisite Evans print. Signed by Shaw

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        EXPLANATORY NOTES ON SEN-OKU SEI-SHO

      , 1921. 1921. HARADA, Y. EXPLANATORY NOTES ON SEN-OKU SEI-SHO or The Collection of Old Bronzes of Baron Sumitomo. Part II, Ancient Mirrors. 3vols. [89 p.] [119p.] 42p. This set includes a volume of captions in English for the two illustrated volumes. The two longer volumes include Japanese text and 100 illustrations. Bound in the Asian style with blue paper covers. Enclosed in a case.

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        SAN MICHELE GARICOITS FONDATORE DELL'ISTITUTO DEI PRETI DEL SACRO CUORE DI GESU' DI BETHARRAM SUA VITA, SUE VIRTU', SUOI MIRACOLI

      LEMURIO, ACQUAPENDENTE 1921 - ITALIANO Foto in nero del Garicoits all'antiporta, pagine leggermente brunite dal tempo e con rara fioritura, lieve fioritura anche ai tagli, numerose illustrazioni in nero fuori testo, coperta morbida leggermente scolorita ai bordi, con lievi segni di usura e piccolo adesivo all'angolo in alto, dorso ingiallito e con lievi segni di usura

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        Le Père Perdrix.

      Paris, chez André Coq, 1921.In-4 de [18]-161-[5]p., demi-maroquin bleu à coins, dos à nerfs joliment orné de filets et fleurons dorés, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, sur témoins. Ex-libris gravés modernes, dont l'un est le souscripteur du livre: Fulgence Valter. Second mors légèrement fendu. Illustré par Deslignères de 32 bois originaux. Tiré à 660 exemplaires, celui-ci est un des 10 sur vieux Japon (n°4) accompagné d'un dessin original (entre les p. 92 et 93), d'une suite des bois tirés sur japon à la sépia, d'une suite des bois tirés sur chine en noir, portant le nom du souscripteur, et la signature de l'éditeur. C'est le premier papier.

      [Bookseller: La Librairie Ancienne Alexandre Illi Bom]
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        Classique - Baroque - Moderne.

      Anvers, Édition « De Sikkel » / Paris, Léonce Rosenberg, éditeur d’art, 25 janvier 1921. - 22,5 x 14,5 cm, 32 p. + 16 planches sur couché. Broché. Très bel exemplaire. Rare édition originale française, publiée peu après l’édition néerlandaise chez De Sikkel (novembre 1920). Reproduction d'oeuvres de Van Tongerloo, Mondrian, Van Doesburg, Huszar, Frank Lloyd Wright, Oud, Rietveld . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        "The Kingdom of the Pearl".

      New York Brentano's 1921 1 in-4New York, Brentano's, (1921), petit in-4, demi-percaline blanche, plats tissu ornés de motifs argentés de vagues et coquillages, étiquette de titre éditeur collée en haut à droite, titre doré au dos, ex-libris manuscrit en tête de l'ouvrage, 151 pp. Tirage limité à 675 exemplaires, N°167. Histoire romancée des perles, dont on suit le trajet, grâce à ROSENTHAL, de leur origine à leur commercialisation, en passant par les mythes et légendes dont elles furent l'objet. C'est surtout l'occasion pour DULAC d'exprimer son talent dans des planches contrecollées, réhaussées à l'or, au dessin très fin et aux couleurs restées très vives, où la perle prend la forme d'une femme dans la plupart des planches, dix au total, protégées par des serpentes titrées. Serpentes titrées légèrement brunies, coins émoussés, légères déchirures aux coiffes, usures et taches.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chrétien]
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        Edwin Austin Abbey, Royal Academician. The Record of His Life and Work.

      New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1921. First edition; one of fifty sets for which Mrs. Abbey supplied an original drawing, signed in pencil, "E. A. Abbey," placed as a frontispiece in Vol. I. publisher's linen-backed blue boards with printed paper labels on spines. Bookplate on each pastedown; some chipping to the spine labels and tanning to one spine; corners and extremities rubbed; a tight, sound set. 4to,.

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        ORIGINAL SELF PORTRAIT INK DRAWING,in. AN ONLOOKER IN FRANCE. 1917 - 1919.

      FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo.(10.2 x 7.8 inches). Illustrated with 96 plates. Publishers original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and ruling to spine. Binding a bit rubbed and bumped but overall sound and the gilt still bright. This copy has a full page original ink self portrait of Orpen on the front blank endpaper, showing the artist painting the famous American Wall Street lawyer and art collector, Paul Cravath. The drawing is inscribed by Orpen at the bottom of the page "My very dear Mr Cravath-It was a big job to tackle on those hot summer afternoons you must admit. All good wishes in 1922.-------(?) William Orpen". The drawing shows Cravath, a large man who stood 6ft 4inches, sat posing while a much smaller Orpen, the heat rising from his head and his sleeves rolled up, paints the portrait. The book has the bookplate of the prolific author and traveller Cecil Roberts who has written a note on the blank verso of the frontis piece about Cravath and how he commissioned Orpen to paint his portrait, for a sum of £5000 plus expenses. While staying with Cravath at his Regency Long Island home, where the portrait was painted, Orpen gave Cravath this book as a memento. After Cravath died (in 1940) the house, and presumably some of the contents, was bought by Baron Eugene de Rothschild (in 1942) and Roberts notes that he was often his guest there. He doesn't explain how the book came to be his. There is one more note from Roberts,under the portrait of Lord Riddell (plate XLIX) mentioning his being at a press dinner given for him in 1919. Aside from being third in charge, and legal advisor, of the American War Mission during the Inter-allied War Conference of 1917, the first American mission to a European council in history, Paul Cravath is mainly known for his "Cravath System" which transformed the way law firms work and is still in use today. The "Cravath system" included hiring new law school graduates, then training them within the firm as associates,and eventually inviting the best to become partners. Throughout the twentieth century most of the growth of the big law firms relied on this system of recruiting, internal training, and loyalty to the firm. A nice self portrait of the Artist at work, all the better for being within a copy of Orpen's fascinating war memoir.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        THE WORKS OF JOSEPH CONRAD In Twenty Volumes [Complete]

      William Heinemann, 1921 - 1927.. Limited numbered edn (495 of 780) signed by author in volume I. Tall 8vo. Original black lettered brown buckram-backed paper-laid boards (some corners lightly bumped; vols 12 and 15 with small pinpricks on lower boards with indentations into rear pages in vol 12 - otherwise a bright VG set). Pp. various, illus with decorative endpapers (some pages uncut; previous owner's bookplate on front paste-downs; no inscriptions). .

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        PROMENADES PHILOSOPHIQUES (Troisième Sèrie): Une science d'autrefois : la Phytognomonique. Philosophie naturelle; Religion et sociologie - Psychologie - Rêveries. des pas sur le sable

      No consta, París 1921 - 290 pp. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros del Reino Secreto]
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        VAGABONDAGS à travers la Peinture et la Paysages, les Bêtes et les Hommes.

      Croquis marginaux de Henri Epstein. 1921 / 303 pages. Relié au format : 20 x 25 cm. Editions Paul Ollendorff. Sur Vélin pur Fil N°117 sur les 300 tirages en Vélin. Couverture parfaitement conservée, intérieur trés frais malgré de petites rousseurs extrémement éparses. SUPERBE !

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Levant]
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        LA NOVELA DE UN NOVELISTA

      Victoriano Suárez, Madrid 1921 - 313 pp. 12,5 x 18,5 cm. Lomo en piel con dorados. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'AERONAUTIQUE Revue mensuelle illustrée. Directeur-Rédacteur en Chef: Henri Boucher.

      Années 1921 à 1926, 1929 à 1934 en 12 volumes reliure éditeur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Carrérès]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1921 - 1921 Original Hardback Wisden, VG, Very Rare.

      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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        Le jardin des chimères

      - Perrin & Cie, Paris 1921, 13,5x17,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione stampata piccolo numero del primo libro di Marguerite Yourcenar scrisse sotto la metà pseudonimo Marg Yourcenar. Copia rara e bella di questo libro per il quale non è stato derivato grandi giornali. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre du premier ouvrage de Marguerite Yourcenar écrit sous le demi-pseudonyme de Marg Yourcenar. Rare et bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage pour lequel il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La Divina Commedia illustrata nei luoghi e nelle persone

      DANTE ALIGHIERI. La Divina Commedia illustrata nei luoghi e nelle persone, a cura di Corrado Ricci. Milano, Ulrico Hoepli, s.d. (1921). 3 volumi in-4°, m. marocchino cilindrato bruno con grandi angoli, dorso a nervi con titolo e decorazioni in oro, copertine originali conservate. Complessive xii, 1104, (2) pp. con 700 incisioni e 170 tavole f.t. Bellissimo esemplare in una legatura nuova. Lussuosa edizione di soli 1000 esemplari numerati, in carta fine (esempl. n° 832), rara e ricercata. Mambelli, Annali delle edizioni dantesche, 598: >.

      [Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari]
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        Dish of Apples, A

      London & New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1921. - Amongst "Rackham's Best Book Illustrations"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. PHILLPOTTS, Eden. A Dish of Apples. With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. London & New York: Hodder & Stoughton, [1921]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 520 copies (this copy being No. 77), numbered and signed by the artist. Small quarto (10 x 7 5/8 in; 254 x 193 mm). 75, (3) pp. Illustrated with three full-page mounted illustrations in color with tissue guards and twenty-three drawings in black and white.Publisher's cream cloth, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial end papers, top edge gilt. A fine copy.In his chapter "Rackham's Best Book Illustrations 2," Getttings discusses work found within this book as reflective of the artist's maturity and confidence, Rackham's pictures "tending to be less coloured drawings [and] gradually becoming more and more like paintings" (Gettings, Arthur Rackham, p.139)."The appearance of Eden Phillpotts' A Dish of Apples brought a characteristically appreciative letter from its author to the artist: 'I am immensely pleased at the charm & originality of your most attractive drawings. The humor of them especially drew me.' Rackham was achieving a new harmony of colour, his drawings for A Dish of Apples, to quote an American admirer Martin Birnbaum, being 'light and sparkling with a passionate rose, glowing greens and primrose yellow'' (Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, pp. 118-119."Eden Phillpotts (4 November 1862 – 29 December 1960) was an English author, poet and dramatist. He was born in Mount Abu, British India, educated in Plymouth, Devon, and worked as an insurance officer for 10 years before studying for the stage and eventually becoming a writer. He co-wrote two plays with his daughter Adelaide Phillpotts.He was the author of many novels, plays and poems about Dartmoor. His Dartmoor cycle of 18 novels and two volumes of short stories still has many avid readers despite the fact that many titles are out of print.Phillpotts wrote many other books with a Dartmoor setting. He was for many years the President of the Dartmoor Preservation Association and cared passionately about the conservation of Dartmoor.One of his novels, Widecombe Fair, inspired by an annual fair at the village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor, provided the scenario for his comic play The Farmer's Wife. It went on to become a silent movie of the same name, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and filmed in 1927. The cast included Jameson Thomas, Lillian Hall-Davis, Gordon Harker and Gibb McLaughlin.Latimore and Haskell, p. 54. Riall, p. 144. Gettings, p. 179. Hudson, p. 170.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        CARTULAIRE DE MIREPOIX. [2 volumes].

      1921Toulouse, Privat, 1921. Deux volumes grand in-4 (238 X 286) demi-chagrin havane foncé, dos cinq nerfs filetés sertis de filets à froid, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, filet doré sur les plats, plats de la couverture conservés (reliure moderne). Tome I : 187-51 pages, carte dépliante couleurs montée sur onglet ; Tome II : VIII-483 pages. Cernes de mouillure claire en marge des premiers feuillets du second tome, sans gravité. EDITION ORIGINALE RARE de cet IMPORTANT OUVRAGE divisé en deux parties. Tome I : Introduction historique - Tome II : Textes. Exemplaire imprimé sur beau papier vergé à la forme. « Le recueil de documents que publie dans cet ouvrage M. Pasquier est formé de deux éléments : le registre où furent transcrits, aux XIVe et XVe siècles, pour les seigneurs de Mirepoix, les actes réglant leurs rapports avec leurs vassaux ; d'autres actes qui font suite aux premiers et nous conduisent jusqu'à la fin du XVIe siècle ou qui fournissent des éclaircissements sur ceux du registre, les uns et les autres tirés des archives de la seigneurie de Mirepoix ». (E. Martin-Chabot, Biblioth. de l'école des chartes, année 1924, n°84, pp. 369-370) ; (SAFFROY, II, 22413). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, bien relié. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Jésus-Christ rastaquouère

      - Collection Dada, Paris 1921, 19,5x25cm, broché. - Originale, uno dei 50 esemplari numerati in puro filato Edition, testina di stampa 10 dopo la Cina. Libro illustrato di disegni di Georges Ribemont Dessaignes. Spine leggermente sbiadito, macchie pallide senza gravità sulla copertina, bella condizione all'interno. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête après 10 Chine. Ouvrage illustré de dessins de Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes. Dos légèrement passé, pâles taches sans gravité sur le premier plat, agréable état intérieur. Rare.

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        Le livre des Ballades. Illustrations de Arthur Rackham.

      P., L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1921, 1 vol. in-4 (303 x 233) broché sous couverture illustrée en bleu et or, rempliée, de 109 pp. Dos très légèrement insolé et légèrement fendillé, très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. 17 illustrations in-texte en noir, de nombreuses ornementations typographiques et 14 illustrations hors texte de Arthur Rackham, reproduites en couleurs, contrecollées et protégées par des serpentes légendées. Tiré à 1300 exemplaires numérotés, tous sur Japon, ici 1 des 300 premiers exemplaires (N°137) comprenant une suite des 14 hors-texte couleurs. Rare complet de sa suite sur papier volant. Réf. biblio. : Carteret V-80 : "Edition recherchée".

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        The Works of Joseph Conrad. 20 vols.

      Half titles. Uncut in orig. cream boards, cream cloth spines, Conrad's printed signature on front boards; sl. rust marking to back board of vol. 5, sl. bump to near edge of front board, vol. 6. Bookplate of Cuthbert Headlam in all vols except vols 11, 12, 19 & 20. Overall a v.g. set.Limitation leaf in volume one signed by Conrad; this is number 658 of 780 sets; 750 are for sale, 30 for presentation. Volume 19 is dated 1926, volume 20, 1927.

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        Comus

      1921. One of 100 Copies for Sale in the United States, Signed by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. MILTON, John. Comus. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. New York: Doubleday Page & Co., [n.d., 1921].American Edition De Luxe. Limited to 550 copies (this copy being no. 420). Large quarto (11 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches; 286 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.Publisher's quarter vellum over parchment boards, front cover decoratively stamped and titles in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, original pictorial end-papers in blue and white. Two small indentations on lower board edges, vellum spine very slightly dust soiled, otherwise a near fine copy."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).Latimore and Haskell, pp. 54-55. Riall, p. 143.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        La Riviera Romagnola Settimanale con supplementi illustrati, organo della costituenda Associazione per la tutela e lo sviluppo dell'industria balnearia e termale della Romagna: industria - commercio - lavoro - arte - letteratura - sport.

      Stabilimento tipografico romagnolo, 1921. Il primo numero esce il 12 giugno 1921 e cessa con il numero 51 del dicembre 1925.  Alla nostra collezione mancano solo i numeri 30 - 31 del 1923. Direttore Silvio Lombardini Questo foglio rappresenta una affermazione d'amore e di fede per un migliore avvenire del popolo romagnolo volto alle reali conquiste della civiltà e del lavoro...(Lombardini). Tra gli altri, scritti di Spallicci, Sancisi, Grilli, Zangheri, Cavalli, Ravaioli. Modesta cartonatura eseguita al tempo con buona conservazione dei giornali.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Riminese]
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        Illustrated autograph letter signed to Gilbert Seldes.

      New York: 317 West 29th Street, 17 December, 1921. Single page (275 x 213 mm), written and drawn on one side only. Creased where folded, chipped at edges, with loss at lower outer corner affecting two words. In this illustrated letter written six weeks before his death, John Butler Yeats (1839?1922), father of the poet W. B. Yeats, writes to Dial editor Gilbert Seldes: "? That hour glass is a great comfort to Father Time & to others. Art with representation, that is, without condition is the latest demands of austere critics. These people, & among them are men of distinction, have never, not for one second known the thrill of a picture. No one knows the thrill except the painter ? & these alas are as ignorant as sheep & quite incapable of expressing their thoughts in grammatical English ? You should have let me speak ? I am disappointed but not surprised. I am only surprised when you admit Anatole France?" (Anatole France's autobiographical fragment La Vie en fleur (Life in Bloom) was published in The Dial, volume 71, July?December 1921.) The sketch takes up the upper half of the page and shows a blind critic, dropping his spectacles, groping his way towards Father Time (a self-portrait of JBY), who is seated on a barrel holding an hour glass in one hand, his scythe in the other, while three figures (representative of artists past and present?) watch on smilingly. Yeats had moved to New York at the age of 69, where he was friendly with members of the Ashcan School of painters and lived chiefly off the generosity of John Quinn. He died in his New York home on 3 February 1922.

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        Fumées d'Opium.

      Edition Librairie Ollendorff 1921. In-4 relié de 278 pages au format 17 x 25,5 cm. Magnifique reliure demi chagrin marron avec plats en papier marbré. Dos rond à 4 nerfs avec titre, filets, fleurons dorés et gravés et petite illustration mosaïquée. Pages de garde en papier marbré. Couvertures conservées. 70 magnifiques illustrations par Georges Jauneau in-texte, gravées sur bois par G. Lemoine dont 6 sublimes hors-texte en couleurs. Préface de Pierre Louÿs. Tirage unique à 322 exemplaires numérotés de cette première édition de luxe, qui ne sera jamais réimprimée. Le nôtre est un des 250 sur vélin d'arches ( n° 79 ), après 50 sur japon et 22 nominatifs. ?La plus belle édition jamais réalisé de ces excellents contes de drogue et de terreur. Rare édition, surtout dans un tel état de fraicheur, proche du parfait.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        L'Idylle vénitienne.

      Cent Centraux Bibliophiles 1921 1Paris, Cent Centraux Bibliophiles, 1935, gravures en couleur de W. Ablett, in-8, en feuilles, sous couverture rempliée, titrée, sous chemise et étui percaline au semi de roses, 115 pages. Exemplaire sur papier des Manufactures Impériales du Japon justifié 77 d'un tirage limité à 130. Les gravures au burin réhaussées, pour une part, ornent avec un érotisme charmant et une légèreté très à propos pour ce conte amoureux où Venise est le cadre. Joint un dessin à la mine de plomb réhaussé d'un crayon de couleur signé du monogramme de l'artiste représentant une femme nue lisant, allongée et assoupie, léger pli central. Le 2ème dessin à la mine de plomb réhaussé signé représente l'amoureuse arrivant en train à Venise. William-Albert ABLETT, peintre et graveur anglais (Paris 1877-1937) "fut l'élève de GEROME et reçu 1er aux Beaux-Arts. Il expose au Salon des Artistes Français et obtint une mention honorable en 1900. Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, il fut associé à la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts et membre de la Royal Academy de Londres. Il participe à l'exposition de Liège en 1909 et reçut une médaille d'argent. Ses oeuvres figurèrent au cercle de "L'Epatant" à Monte-Carlo, à Toulouse". Il illustre d'importants romans, comme Les Liaisons Dangereuses de Choderlos de LACLOS et participe à la Gazette du Bon Ton. (Bénézit, I, 13). Ses oeuvres sont conservées dans plusieurs musées : Blois, Philadelphie. Petites usures et déchirures à l'étui, légers plis.

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        BACK TO METHUSELAH. A METABIOLOGICAL PENTATEUCH

      Brentano's, New York 1921 - First American Edition. Green cloth. Laurence A161b. Marvelously INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half title page: "The misprints in this book are so/horrible that I cannot decently inscribe/it to anybody ; and I return it to/W. Allan Roos accordingly with/a suggestion that he pitch it into the/dustbin./G. Bernard Shaw 27/5/22." Front joint with a two-inch repaired tear at the top; both hinges cracked but tight with a rather crude repair to the rear. A Good copy without dustwrapper, but with a Fine inscription [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Sergeant 331 Personal Recollections of a Member of the Canadian Northwest Mounted Police from 1879-1885

      New York: F.J.E. Fitzpatrick 1921, 1st private printing. () [8],ii,126,iii-v. pp.. Very good. Octavo. Original red cloth with paste on image on front board. Gilt title on spine and front board. Boards a bit soiled. Frontispiece. Two page map. 11 full page black and white illustrations. Generally a very bright clean copy. Peel 1441 Rare privately printed reminescences of Fitzpatrick that saw many of the significant early events of the NWMP in the northwest, including the Second Riel Rebellion. The author has signed and dated the back of the frontis Dec 7, 21. New York. Very scarce and only the 6th copy we have seen. Signed by the author in 1927 with him passing away in November of that year..

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        Le Spleen de Paris. Petits Poemes en Prose. Edition illustrée de trente Eaux - Fortes du peintre graveur Lobel - Riche. Ornements typographiques dessinés et gravés sur bois par Louis Jou.

      Le Livre du Bibliophile G.&R. Briffaut, 1921. 4°; pp. 164 non num. 5 su vélin d'Arches; con 30 splendide acquaforti di Almery Lobel - Riche (1880 - 1950) f.testo e a piena pagina, una all'antiporta. Ril. m.pelle con angoli e carta marmorizzata, cinque nervi e titoli in oro al dorso, taglio sup. dorato, sguardie decorate; conservate le copertine originali. Edizione tirata a complessivi 352 esemplari numerati. Superbo esemplare con le acqueforti di una freschezza straordinaria. Cfr. Monod n. 1165.(Vedi riproduz.)

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        Bezette stad. (Cover and woodcuts by Oskar Jespers).

      Antwerp, Het Sienjaal, 1921. Original decorated folding wrappers. (154) p. Uncut. Typography after the instructions of Oscar Jespers and René Victor, printed in an edition of 540 numbered copies. 1st edition. With the errata sheet.* The most important book of the foremost avant-garde author in the Dutch language! This is one of only 40 deluxe copies printed on Vergé d'Arches. The very delicate dadaist wrappers are (as always) a bit soiled, but the book is in excellent order, and completely unrestored.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        168+ PHOTOGRAPHS FROM CUBAN SHIPPING ALBUM OF "MARITIMA PARRENO"

      1921. Very Good. (CUBA). 168 + ORIGINAL IMAGES FROM HISTORIA GRAFICA DE LA MARITIMA PARRENO. (FROM PHOTO ALBUM OF THE PARRENO DOCK COMPANY). Santiago de Cuba, 1921-41. 168 b/w photographs, four b/w photo postcards and one small negative taken along the waterfront of Santiago de Cuba between 1920 and 1930, and two from 1941. This collection is from the record kept by Cuban businessman Desiderio Parreno, "Custom House Broker, Forwarding Agent, Steamship Agent, Insurance, Real Estate," of the renovation and expansion of his company's docks and warehouses. Documents the need for renovation (photos of cargo - mostly rum and sugar - piled up beside warehouses too small to accommodate it, small docking areas, etc.), the American engineers, the construction, and the further development of the completed facilities. Docks and sheds are named "Desiderio," "Luz," "Isabel," etc. One is named "Don Pancho" to commemorate a long-time employee. Earthquake damage and repair in 1932, dredging of the harbor, the embarcation of a locomotive named "Desiderio," acquisition of a crane, installation of telephones and other improvements are shown. Includes four copies of a staff photo with lists of names. An interesting document of Cuban commercialism before the Revolution, in mostly very good condition. Many images are captioned on the reverse with typing (visible in image) or pencil, and some are marked in pencil on the image itself. Sizes vary; four are 4 x 12 inches; the majority are about 3 x 5 inches, some smaller, with 39 being 5 x 7 inches, 11 being 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, and the large torn group photo is 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches.

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        1921 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good Condition

      Hi, This lot is a 1921 Original Hardback Wisden in Excellent Condition, it is one of the nicest 1921s I have ever seen. This Wisden is a very nice book, great gilt and boards and very clean inside with strong original hinges, internally a very nice book with excellent photoplate. Only downside, if being picky is a small knock to the bottom right of the front board but a very nice book indeed and a very hard year to find in hardback.

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        SOCIETE ANONYME, INC. (MUSEUM OF MODERN ART) REPORT 1920-1921 [THE FIRST ANNUAL REPORT]

      [New York]: Societe Anonyme, 1921. First Edition. The First Annual Report of the Societe Anonyme, established by Katherine Dreier, Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray in 1920 to promote the appreciation of contemporary art in this country. The group (misnamed by Man Ray, who thought it meant Anonymous Society) held a number of exhibitions of mostly abstract art as well as sponsoring lectures and publications. Over a period of 20 years, they obtained important works of art, which Dreier gave to the Yale University Art Gallery in 1921. This First Annual Report is an important landmark in the history of modern art in the United States. In the publisher's pink paper-covered boards with pastedown title. Discreet patch to the spine. Previous owner name to the endpaper.

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        Jane Eyre

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd,, 1921. With Sixteen Coloured Illustrations by Monro S. Orr. Octavo (215 × 145 mm). Recent green crushed morocco by Bayntun, titles and decoration to spine gilt, gilt raised bands, rules to covers gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and 15 plates by Monro S. Orr. Contents slightly foxed; an excellent copy, attractively bound. First Orr edition, first impression. The novel was first published in 1847.

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        A Dish of Apples.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, , 1921. Small quarto. Original cream-coloured cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, pictorial image to front cover blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. Colour frontispiece and 2 colour plates mounted on cream-coloured paper with tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham Very slight soiling to covers, a few faint red pencil marks on back cover, top corners lightly bumped. A very good copy. Deluxe edition, number 294 of 500 numbered copies signed by both the author and the artist. Presentation copy from Rackham, inscribed on the blank page opposite the limitation leaf: "To Sir Harry Johnston from Arthur Rackham, Christmas 1921" and accompanied with a vivacious original pen and ink drawing of a sprite: very similar to the little puckish figure who appears on pages 13 and 24 of this book. Sir Henry Hamilton "Harry" Johnston (1858?1927), explorer and colonial administrator, was a student at the Lambeth School of Art a decade before Rackham took evening classes at the same institution. "At the age of ten Johnston had a year away from school to develop his precocious talents, drawing and painting at the Lambeth School of Art and studying animals and birds at the London Zoological Gardens? [in 1875] he entered the Royal Academy Schools to study painting. He made long painting expeditions, to Spain in 1876 and France in 1878, and in 1879?80 spent eight months in Tunis, painting and contributing illustrated articles to The Globe and The Graphic" (ODNB). Both men grew up in Kennington, south London.

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        Important ensemble de documents sur l'exploitation des ressources minérales à Madagascar entre 1900 et 1930.

      Type: Documents anciens manuscrits, cartes et photographies. Contenant: 1) Rapport sur le fonctionnement du service des mines en 1921 par F. Bonnefond ingénieur des mines des colonies, chef du service des Mines. 48p. dactylographiées + grande carte coloriée à la main + Nombreux schémas manuscrits + signatures de F. Bonnefond. 2) Note sur les gisements aurifères de Sakazera. Bassin moyen des rivières Mananjera & Antsiatsia (Madagascar) Décembre 1912. + 20 pages dactylographiées + grande carte dépliante avec annotations manuscrites + 2 calques avec plans et coupes d'une partie de la rivière Dabolava 1/8000. 3) Récit manuscrit du voyage de Mr. Merle 62 Bd Snt Michel Paris du 05 octobre 1919 qui passe en revus certaines exploitations de Madagascar. 5p. 4) Rapport dactylographié "Notes et appréciations sur les concessions petrolifères Driez situées sur le bassin du Ranore (fleuve). Cote ouest de Madagascar" 4p. 5) Rapport manuscrit de la société "Pierres et métaux précieux de Madagascar" intitulé "Analyse d'une terre de Madagascar, échantillon expédié par M. de Sarrard le 07 novembre 1908." Document visant l'exploitation de l'uranium. 4p. 6) Note dactylographiée visant à la création du syndicat minier de Madagascar (SM) 3p. 7) Lettre manuscrite de la Colonie de Madagascar et dépendances, Commissariat des mines, Contrôleur des mines, chef de la circonscription minière du Centre Nord à Monsieur Gandré à Bemolanga par Maintirano. Le 30 septembre 1921. "Monsieur Evesque ayant signalé dans son rapport de fin d'année la présence de l'ozocérite dans la région de Bemolanga. Monsieur Lacroix me prie de lui faire parvenir des échantillons." 1p. 8) 5 grandes cartes dépliantes "Société d'études et de recherches minières du centre" Schistes bitumineux et pétroles de Madagascar. Secteurs Bemolanga, Anzoga, Tambohorano. 05 mars 1919. 9) 1 carte manuscrite et coloriée dépliante des travaux des mines d'or de Loky, permis de recherche 7613 & 8545; mai-aout 1909. 10) 2 cartes coloriées du placer situé proche des villages de Mahasoa & Vatomasima. 11) 7 photographies des exploitations: mines et alluvions début 1900.

      [Bookseller: Les Pierres du Bonheur]
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        Die schlimme Botschaft. Zwanzig Szenen.

      Rowohlt, Berlin 1921 - 65 S., 1 Blatt. Orig.-Broschur. Die Szenenfolge stellt Christus in eine moderne Gesellschaft, die ihn wiederum kreuzigt. Der Band gehört zu den Seltenheiten des Expressionismus: Nach dem Absatz von nur ca. 200 Exemplaren erfolgte 1922 durch das Amtsgericht Berlin-Schöneberg eine Verurteilung von Autor und Verleger wegen Blasphemie und die Einstampfung der Restauflage. Leider hat unser Exemplar Mängel: Der Vorbesitzer hat auf dem Vortitel mit Kugelschreiber seinen Besitzvermerk hinterlassen. Außerdem wurde der Rücken oben und unten jeweils mit einem kleinen Streifen textilen Klebebands verstärkt sowie auf ganzer Länge mit Tesafilm überklebt. Die Umschlagdeckel auch mit schwachem Lichtrand. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF PIRATES; Fiction, Fact and Fancy concerning the Buccaneers & Marooners of the Spanish Main, compiled by Merle Johnson

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1921. First edition, ONE OF ONLY 50 COPIES ON VELLUM STOCK, the first printing from new plates, this being copy number 8 SIGNED by the compiler, Merle Johnson. This copy once belonging to Uniontown, PA. banker J. V. Thompson who made a fortune in coal and built the 11-story First National Bank Building in downtown Uniontown. Profusely illustrated by Howard Pyle, the illustration include 36 tipped-in plates, of which 12 are in stunning color, 2 additional tipped in colour illustrations within the text and many other wonderful illustrations and decorative initials throughout the text. Folio, publisher's deluxe binding of gray boards backed in cream buckram, the front cover decoratively lettered in dark gray and with a colourplate pastedown of Pyle's "Captain Keitt" within a dark gray border, the spine decoratively lettered in gilt, pictorial front free-fly, edges untrimmed. xviii, 247 pp. A fine copy of this rare issue of Pyle's classic. The Japan vellum stock mellowed just a hint as is normal and occasionally with a whisper of offsetting from the plates, all of which are very fine and bright, the boards and white buckram binding very fine as well and beautifully preserved. A BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THIS RAREST ISSUE OF THE ICONIC WORK ON PIRATES, ONE OF THE GREAT ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE ERA. "Why is it that the pirate has, and always has had, a certain lurid glamour of the heroical enveloping him round about? Is there, deep under the accumulated debris of culture, a hidden groundwork of the old-time savage? Is there even in these well-regulated times an unsubdued nature in the respectable mental household of every one of us that still kicks against the pricks of law and order? To make my meaning more clear, would not every boy, for instance—that is, every boy of any account—rather be a pirate captain than a Member of Parliament?" (- from the Introduction).

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        La Revue Fédéraliste. Du n° 42 (Décembre 1921) au n° 105 (Janvier 1928) [ 7 Années complètes - 64 numéros en 62 volumes ]

      62 vol. au format in-12 et in-8, La Revue Fédéraliste, Editions du Pigeonnier, Lyon, puis Bordeaux, Paris, 1921-1928 Rare réunion suivie de 64 numéros de la "Revue Fédéraliste", importante revue intellectuelle provinciale de l'entre-deux-guerres, d'inspiration monarchiste. Etat très satisfaisant (qq. rouss. et frott.). Prix du lot

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        IL MARZOCCO

      FIRENZE 1921 - ITALIANO 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.

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        Funfzig Zeichnungen; Pastelle und Aquarelle Aus Dem Besitz Der Nationalgalerie.

      Berlin - Julius Bard, 1921 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. 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.

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