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        MONDAY OR TUESDAY

      London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press. 1921. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine. Illustrated with woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. 91 pp. An excellent better than very good copy, the binding a little rubbed and nicked at the extremities and with some darkening to the white portions of the illustration. The spine remains clean and firm without tears. The contents are complete and without previous inscriptions or stamps. There is light offsetting opposite a couple of the illustrations as usual, otherwise unusually clean and bright throughout. An attractive example. 1000 copies printed. A collection of eight short stories: A Haunted House; A Society; Monday or Tuesday; An Unwritten Novel; The String Quartet; Blue and Green; Kew Gardens; The Mark on the Wall. Six of the stories are published in this volume for the first time; both The Mark on the Wall (1917) and Kew Gardens (1919) had been published previously. (Kirkpatrick A5a; Woolmer 17). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Bezette stad

      Antwerpen 1921 - beperkte en genummerde oplage, nr. 55/540, opnieuw ingebonden, mooie band, titelpagina is niet origineel (kopie), 1e druk, Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers 500 154 23 x 29 cm Nederlands / Dutch / Néerlandais / Niederländisch

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        Paludes. Etude illustrée de six lithographies originales de R.de la Fresnaye.

      P., NRF, 1921, In-4, br., non coupé. Tirée à 300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin Lafuma et illustrée de compositions d'inspiration cubiste

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pages Volantes]
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        Das Wort und die geistigen Realitäten. Pneumatologische Fragmente.

      Brenner-Verlag, Innsbruck 1921 - 244 S., 2 Blatt. Dekorativer privater Halbleinenband der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln und blindgeprägtem Vermerk: "Einband der Klein'schen Buchhandlung J. Hesse, Krefeld" sowie deren kleinem Buchhändlermärkchen. Ferdinand Ebner (1882-1931) gilt als einer der bedeutendsten österreichischen Denker des 20. Jahrhunderts und als Antipode Wittgensteins. Wie dieser vertritt Ebner in seinem vorliegenden Hauptwerk den für die Philosophie am Beginn des Jahrhunderts charakteristischen "linguistic turn", verbindet diesen aber mit der Existenzphilosophie Kierkegaards zu einem neuen, christlich-theologischen Ansatz, der traditionelle philosophische Probleme durch "dialogisches Denken" zu lösen versucht. Zu Lebzeiten nur von wenigen Gleichgesinnten und Freunden gewürdigt, steht Ebner als dialogischer Sprachdenker heute neben Martin Buber, Gabriel Marcel und seinem Antipoden Ludwig Wittgenstein. Ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DISH OF APPLES

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1921. First edition. With 3 tipped-in color plates and 7 black and white illustrations by Rackham. Vignettes and end-papers also by the artist. Small 4to, publisher’s original beige cloth lettered and pictorially decorated in maroon on the spine and upper cover. 80. A fine copy, only a bit of light age mellowing. A FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM. A group of charming poems, each on a different variety of apple. A rather scarce Rackham title with lovely illustrations.

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        Die Inseln Wak Wak. Eine Erzählung aus 1001 Nacht. Deutsche Übertragung auf Grund der Burton\'schen englischen Ausgabe von F. P. Greve.

      Berlin, Bruno Cassirer, [1921]. 2 Bll., 146 S., 1 Bl. Mit 56 Steinzeichnungen von Max Slevogt. Fol., OSeidenband mit farbiger Deckelillustration nach Slevogt, Lederrückenschild und Kopfgoldschnitt, mit OSchutzumschlag in Original-HLeinenschuber. Pommeranz-Liedtke 215. Schauer II, 85. Rümann 49a. Garvey S. 197, Nr. 289. Eyssen S. 146. Papiergesänge 39. - Die Gedichte frei bearbeitet von Herbert Eulenberg. Eines von 360 num. Ex. auf Handbütten, Impressum von Slevogt sign. - Schuber etwas bestossen, sonst tadellos und nahezu verlagsfrisch. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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

      Berlin, Fritz Gurlitt, 1921 4°, 130 S., 20 Orig.-Holzschnitte (davon 16 als Vollbilder)., OHLdr. auf 5 Bünden m. gold. Rückenpräg., marmoriertes Bezugspapier, roter Kopfschnitt., Kapitale, Bünde und Ecken tlw. berieben, Exlibris a. Innendeckel, sonst tadellos. Ex. Nr. 41 der 250 Ex. der in Halbleder gebundenen Ausgabe B «auf gelblich getöntem deutschen Bütten». mit dem von Max Slevogt signierten ersten Vollbild. Teil der vierten Reihe der «Neuen Bilderbücher». Unter der Leitung von E. R. Weiss in der Holländischen Renaissance gedruckt in der Offizin W. Drugulin in Leipzig. Text ital. ( WV Söhn 381 -404). Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Signierte Bücher

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        TEENIE WEENIE MAN'S MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DONAHEY,WILLIAM)illus. TEENIE WEENIE MAN'S MOTHER GOOSE. Chicago: Reilly & Lee (1921). 4to (9 x 11"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, 120p., slight soil and rubbing, VG+. 1st edition. Claiming to be the most complete American Mother Goose, there are 700 rhymes with index. Illustrated by Donahey (creator of the Teenie Weenies) with over 100 terrific illustrations including pictorial endpapers and 12 great, bright color plates. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen. Bulletin Suisse de Minéralogie et Pétrographie. Bolletino Svizzero di Mineralogia e Petrografia. 32 Bänden, 1921 (1. Jahrgang) -1952, mit einem Band Register 1921-1955.

      Frauenfeld/Zürich, Huber/Leemann210x140mm,Perkalin-Halbeinband.

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        Schweizerische Bauzeitung 1921/22- 1997 (77 Bde.).

      Zürich, C. & W. Jegher u.a., /22- 1997 1921 - 4°, je Bd. ca. 800 S., zahlr. Abb., HLwd. mit Rückenbeschriftung (unterschiedliche Einbände), Etwas gebrauchsspurig, minimal stockfelckig. Bis 1937 erschienen pro Jahr zwei Halbjahresbände, danach nur noch ein Bd.«Wochenschrift für Bau-, Verkehrs- und Maschinentechnik. Organ des Schweiz. Ingenieur- und Architekten-Vereins.» Mit jeweils umfangreichem und vorzüglich gestaltetem Anzeigenteil. Wichtige Dokumentation zur damaligen Architektur und zum Bauwesen - nicht nur in der Schweiz. Zahlreiche Konstruktionszeichnungen u. Pläne. 140000 gr. Schlagworte: Architektur - Bauwesen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der dritte Weg- ein Roman von Egmont Colerus/ Rarität mit Widmung und Signatur des Autors!!!!!

      Leipzig: ILF- Verlag. 1921 1.-5. Tsd./ 1. Auflage 20 cm. 384 Seiten. Leineneinband ohne OU leicht schief, Einband an den Kanten abgegriffen, gebräunt,. Inhalt:Erstes Buch: DER GÖTZE KULTUR:Der Zusammenprall- Die Durchdringung- Die eiserne Wand- Der Wurf- Die Ringwellen fluten zurück;Zweites Buch: SCHACH DEM KREISLAUF Der Aufmarsch- Maschinen und Brücken- Das Gehirn- Der Sieg- Das neue Fragezeichen\"Egmont Colerus von Geldern (1888- 1939) war ein österreichischer Schriftsteller. Colerus von Geldern stammte aus einer alten niederländischen Offiziersfamilie, die um 1750 aus Holland nach Österreich eingewandert war. .. 1920 veröffentlichte Colerus seine ersten beiden Bücher - Antarktis, das er bereits 1914, sowie Sodom, das er 1917 bis 1919 verfasst hatte. Als Colerus nach zwei Jahren wieder halbwegs arbeitsfähig war, trat er im Herbst 1921 hauptberuflich als Beamter ins österreichische Bundesamt für Statistik ein, die heutige Statistik Austria. In dieser Zeit verfasste er weitere historische Romane, Sachbücher und auch Dramen. Seine Bücher schrieb er großteils in der Nacht, üblicherweise zwischen zehn Uhr und Mitternacht. 1930 wurde seine Tochter Monica geboren; dieses Ereignis spiegelt sich in seinem Roman Matthias Werner im letzten Kapitel Das Gebet an der Wiege, das auch eine Vision des Zweiten Weltkriegs enthält. Ein von Walther Neugebauer geleiteter Kurs für höhere und statistische Mathematik, den er am Bundesamt für Statistik besuchte, erweckte in ihm die Liebe zur Mathematik. Um \"die Abscheu vor der reinsten, fast möchte ich sagen, heiligsten aller Wissenschaften\" zu bekämpfen, schrieb er seine populärwissenschaftlichen mathematischen Sachbücher \"Vom Einmaleins zum Integral\", \"Vom Punkt zur vierten Dimension\" und \"Von Pythagoras bis Hilbert\", die in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt wurden und auch heute noch für den mathematisch interessierten Laien sehr lesenswert sind.....Colerus behandelte in seinen Romanen aus einer zutiefst humanistischen Weltsicht in impressionistischer, teilweise auch expressionistischer Art vielfältige Problemstellungen der Zwischenkriegszeit, teils in der Form von Zeitromanen, teils in historischer Einkleidung. Er zählte damit in der Zwischenkriegszeit zu den erfolgreichsten deutschen Schriftstellern (Gesamtauflage über 670.000 Exemplare), einzelne seiner Werke wurden in bis zu zehn Sprachen übersetzt.\" aus wikipedia Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        KEYNES'S BEST-SELLER IN RUSSIAN] Ekonomicheskiye posledstviya mira / per. s angl. G.P. Struve i T.S. Lurie [i.e. The Economic Consequences of the Peace / translated from English by G.P. Struve and T.S. Lurie]

      Severnye ogni, Stockholm 1921 - 199 pp. 8vo. A fine clean copy. Contemporary cloth binding, original wrappers preserved. Light tanning to the wrappers, slightly rubbed on the extremities of the covers. Rare. The first Russian translation of the world-famous work was printed in Stockholm by Russian emigrant publishers. John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) was considered to be one of the most influential economists of the 20th century. His second book, The Economic Consequences of the Peace, was published in late 1919 and became an immediate success on both sides of the Atlantic. The work established Keynes's reputation with the public as a leading economist. In six months, the book had sold 100,000 copies with translations into 12 languages. In this work he gave an eloquent and detailed analysis of the Versailles Treaty and made a convincing case that it would have far-reaching and damaging consequences. He wrote that ".if we aim at the impoverishment of central Europe, vengeance, I dare predict, will not limp" a statement that grimly and correctly anticipated the events of World War II. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LECONS CLINIQUES ET THERAPEUTIQUES SUR LES MALADIES DES FEMMES

      1921. Vigot Frères. 1921. In-4.Carré. Relié cuir dos-coins. Très bon état. Couv. fraîche. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais. 380 pages. Auteur, titre et date dorés sur le dos. Nombreuses annotations à la plume, de l'auteur, sur pages hors texte prévues à cet effet. Tranche de tête dorée. Gynécologie médicale. Maladies des femmes et troubles nerveux. Accidents génitaux par troubles nerveux. Troubles nerveux d'origine génitale. Hygiène et thérapeutique. Opothérapie, Puberté, Glandes endocrines...

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        One Hundred Years of Singapore

      London: John Murray, 1921. First edition. Two volumes. 8vo. xvi, 592; x, 668 pp. Recent dark blue half calf over matching boards, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered to two panels and decorated to the others, top edges gilt. 2 frontispieces and 156 plates, mostly full page. An attractive set of a scarce work.

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        Portrait Viktor Voß. Bleistift.

      1921 - Signiert "Willi Münch-Khe / Berlin Okt 1921". Auf gelblichem leichten Karton. Bildhaft ausgeführtes Porträt des Grafen und Tennisspielers Viktor Eugen Felix Voß-Schönau (1868-1936). - Rückseitig mit alter Bezeichnung "Felix Voß". - Im Rand minimale Fleckchen. In den oberen Ecken recto mit Montierungsresten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 28 x 16 cm. 45,4 x 31,5 cm (Blattgröße).

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Dveseles Kabarejs. / Dv?seles Kabarejs. Dzejas. [Cabaret Souls. Poems.]

      "Kulturas Balss" Izdevums, Riga 1921 - Avant-garde book of poem, with Niklavs Strunke's cover design. First edition. In original, illustrated wrapper. 47, (1) p. Andrejs Kurcijs (1884-1959) Latvian writer, literary critic and leftist politician. One of the major figures of Latvian artistic and political life of the time. He was strongly influenced by the contemporary European modern artistic movements, mainly expressionism and activism. The cover of this book of poems "Cabaret Soul" was designed most likely by Niklavs Strunke the most outstanding representative of the 20th century Latvian avant-garde. Spine artistically restored. In fine condition. In original, illustrated wrapper [Attributes: First Edition]

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.:

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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: >.

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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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        manuscrit autographe signé de deux articles signés pour la « Revue des Deux Mondes » en 1921 « L’Amérique se désintéresse de l’Europe – L’Allemagne payera-t-elle ? »

      1921 - 12 pp. in-folio sur papier ligné et 12 pp. ¼ sur le même papier. Certains feuillets sont découpés et recollés, les 2manuscrits sont réunis sous couverture de papier plus fort avec étiquette pour titres. On joint les épreuves du 1er article. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie La Part du Rêve]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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".

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Victor Sevilla]
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